Friendswood, Texas

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Population in 2017: 39,839 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: +37.2%
Males: 19,728  (49.5%)
Females: 20,111  (50.5%)
Median resident age:

40.9 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 77089, 77546, 77598.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $115,306 (it was $69,384 in 2000)
Friendswood:

$115,306
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $46,783 (it was $28,615 in 2000)

Friendswood city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $312,246 (it was $123,900 in 2000)
Friendswood:

$312,246
TX:

$172,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $220,215; detached houses: $225,608; townhouses or other attached units: $107,019; in 2-unit structures: $31,683; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $494,498; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $107,856; mobile homes: $204,980; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $82,201

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,177.

March 2019 cost of living index in Friendswood: 93.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 5.8%
(4.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.3% for Black residents, 10.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 4.9% for other race residents, 15.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Friendswood, TX (2017)
    • 29,31771.9%White alone
    • 6,72916.5%Hispanic
    • 2,9067.1%Asian alone
    • 1,0172.5%Black alone
    • 7891.9%Two or more races
    • 1370.3%American Indian alone

Races in Friendswood detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 28 registered sex offenders living in Friendswood, Texas as of May 31, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Friendswood is 1,432 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Friendswood by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
6
(18.0)
8
(23.5)
2
(5.9)
3
(8.8)
5
(14.5)
4
(11.6)
6
(16.4)
4
(10.8)
1
(2.7)
11
(28.9)
17
(43.8)
11
(27.9)
16
(40.0)
16
(39.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
5
(15.0)
5
(14.7)
7
(20.5)
6
(17.6)
7
(20.3)
10
(29.0)
3
(8.2)
4
(10.8)
2
(5.4)
2
(5.3)
3
(7.7)
6
(15.2)
11
(27.5)
9
(22.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
31
(93.2)
29
(85.2)
29
(84.9)
26
(76.3)
15
(43.4)
11
(31.9)
3
(8.2)
7
(18.9)
8
(21.5)
8
(21.0)
7
(18.0)
10
(25.4)
9
(22.5)
9
(22.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
103
(309.7)
101
(296.8)
112
(328.1)
105
(308.2)
111
(321.2)
87
(252.0)
68
(186.0)
66
(178.5)
88
(236.4)
70
(184.2)
60
(154.4)
36
(91.4)
57
(142.5)
62
(153.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
308
(926.2)
365
(1,073)
335
(981.3)
337
(989.3)
316
(914.4)
286
(828.3)
253
(692.1)
274
(741.2)
313
(840.8)
245
(644.5)
277
(713.0)
250
(634.5)
247
(617.7)
252
(623.5)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
22
(66.2)
25
(73.5)
36
(105.4)
18
(52.8)
20
(57.9)
17
(49.2)
10
(27.4)
13
(35.2)
17
(45.7)
14
(36.8)
18
(46.3)
16
(40.6)
17
(42.5)
18
(44.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
3
(9.0)
2
(5.9)
2
(5.9)
3
(8.8)
5
(14.5)
2
(5.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(7.9)
3
(7.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.5)
8
(19.8)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)101.6109.898.598.890.079.060.160.761.970.689.167.082.882.0

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City-data.com crime index in Friendswood, TX

Crime rate in Friendswood detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 74 (56 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.39
Texas average:

1.55
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Ancestries: American (14.0%), German (9.3%), English (8.0%), Irish (5.6%), European (2.4%), Italian (2.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 21.0 square miles.

Population density: 1,895 people per square mile   (low).

Friendswood, Texas map

3,891 residents are foreign born (3.3% Latin America, 1.3% Europe, 1.2% Asia).

This city:

9.5%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $5,562 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $5,247 (1.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pasadena, TX (11.4 miles , pop. 141,674).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Houston, TX (20.6 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Webster, TX (2.2 miles ),
League City, TX (2.6 miles ),
Pearland, TX (2.6 miles ),
Nassau Bay, TX (2.6 miles ),
Hillcrest, TX (2.9 miles ),
Brookside Village, TX (2.9 miles ),
Alvin, TX (3.1 miles ),
Dickinson, TX (3.1 miles )

Latitude: 29.51 N, Longitude: 95.20 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -9,003 (-22.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,424 (17.8%)

Area codes: 281, 832

Distribution of median household income in Friendswood, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in Friendswood, TX in 2017

Property values in Friendswood, TX

Friendswood satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 148 buildings, average cost: $197,100
  • 1998: 288 buildings, average cost: $203,100
  • 1999: 235 buildings, average cost: $227,400
  • 2000: 412 buildings, average cost: $235,600
  • 2001: 470 buildings, average cost: $238,800
  • 2002: 406 buildings, average cost: $236,000
  • 2003: 244 buildings, average cost: $267,100
  • 2004: 200 buildings, average cost: $295,900
  • 2005: 165 buildings, average cost: $329,400
  • 2006: 195 buildings, average cost: $311,500
  • 2007: 273 buildings, average cost: $296,300
  • 2008: 243 buildings, average cost: $279,200
  • 2009: 105 buildings, average cost: $296,400
  • 2010: 148 buildings, average cost: $302,500
  • 2011: 163 buildings, average cost: $324,500
  • 2012: 192 buildings, average cost: $351,100
  • 2013: 168 buildings, average cost: $370,100
  • 2014: 189 buildings, average cost: $374,700
  • 2015: 152 buildings, average cost: $394,500
  • 2016: 173 buildings, average cost: $389,100
  • 2017: 180 buildings, average cost: $231,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Friendswood, TX residents
Average permit cost in Friendswood, TX
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.2%
Texas:

3.5%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Friendswood, TX
Historical housing units in Friendswood, TX

Population change in the 1990s: +6,120 (+26.7%).
Most common industries in Friendswood, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (12.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.7%)
  • Public administration (6.6%)
  • Health care (6.4%)
  • Construction (6.0%)
  • Chemicals (4.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (11.7%)
  • Construction (9.3%)
  • Chemicals (7.1%)
  • Public administration (6.8%)
  • Educational services (4.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (21.7%)
  • Health care (11.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.2%)
  • Public administration (6.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.6%)
  • Personal & laundry services (3.4%)
Most common occupations in Friendswood, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.4%)
  • Engineers (5.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.6%)
  • Engineers (7.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Top executives (5.2%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.5%)
  • Computer specialists (4.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (10.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.7%)
  • Registered nurses (4.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (3.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)

Average climate in Friendswood, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Friendswood, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 101. This is worse than average.

City:

101
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.188. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.188
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 6.78. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.78
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.375. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.375
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 21.8. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.99. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.99
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00590. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00590
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Friendswood-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 75% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/21/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.8 miles away from the Friendswood city center injured 16 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 9/12/1961, a category F4 tornado 28.5 miles away from the city center killed 8 people and injured 200 people.

Earthquake activity:

Friendswood-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 91% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 324.3 miles away from Friendswood center
On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 183.3 miles away from Friendswood center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 409.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/7/2008 at 09:51:12, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, 3.9 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 176.1 miles away from Friendswood center
On 5/27/2002 at 00:28:16, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 172.0 miles away from Friendswood center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 492.6 miles away from Friendswood center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Galveston County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 9, Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Fires: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Friendswood topographic map

Hospitals in Friendswood:

  • LASKEY CARE FACILITY (16758 STARBOARD VIEW DR)
  • VALERO (1813 VALERO)
  • VITAS HEALTHCARE CORP (211 E PARKWOOD SUITE 211)

Nursing Homes in Friendswood:

  • FRIENDSHIP HAVEN HEALTHCARE AND REHABILITATION CEN (1500 SUNSET DR)
  • FRIENDSWOOD ARMS CONVALESCENT (213 HERITAGE DRIVE)
  • FRIENDSWOOD HEALTH CARE CENTER (213 HERITAGE DR)

Dialysis Facilities in Friendswood:

  • USRC FRIENDSWOOD DIALYSIS (3324 FM 528)

Home Health Centers in Friendswood:

  • APOSTLE HOME HEALTH CARE PLLC (105 E SPREADING OAKS)
  • CITY CROWN HOME HEALTH AGENCY INC (1560 WEST BAY BLVD SUITE 306)
  • EXCELLENCE HOME HEALTHCARE (4907 PLEASANT PLAINS DR)
  • RESIDENTIAL HOME HEALTH SERVICES LLC (3102 WEST BAY AREA BLVD 601)

Airports and heliports located in Friendswood:

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Amtrak stations near Friendswood:

  • 11 miles: SOUTH HOUSTON (1546 COLLEGE) - Bus Station
  • 18 miles: LAMARQUE (725 OAK) - Bus Station

College/University in Friendswood:

  • Texas School of Business-Friendswood (Full-time enrollment: 548; Location: 3208 Fm 528; Private, for-profit; Website: www.tsb.edu/friendswood-tx/)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Friendswood:

  • University of Houston-Clear Lake (about 8 miles; Houston, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,833)
  • Alvin Community College (about 9 miles; Alvin, TX; FT enrollment: 3,953)
  • San Jacinto Community College (about 12 miles; Pasadena, TX; FT enrollment: 13,517)
  • College of the Mainland (about 15 miles; Texas City, TX; FT enrollment: 2,739)
  • University of Houston (about 17 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 31,888)
  • Texas Southern University (about 18 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 7,053)
  • The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (about 19 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 3,023)

Public high schools in Friendswood:

Public elementary/middle schools in Friendswood:

  • FRIENDSWOOD J H (Students: 1,985, Location: 1000 MANISON PKWY, Grades: 6-8)
  • WESTBROOK INT (Students: 1,258, Location: 302 W EL DORADO BLVD, Grades: 6-8)
  • C W CLINE EL (Students: 857, Location: 505 BRIARMEADOW AVE, Grades: PK-3)
  • BROOKSIDE INT (Students: 839, Location: 3535 E FM 528, Grades: 6-8)
  • WEDGEWOOD EL (Students: 794, Location: 4000 FRIENDSWOOD LINK RD, Grades: PK-5)
  • C D LANDOLT EL (Students: 788, Location: 2104 PILGRIMS POINT, Grades: PK-5)
  • WINDSONG INT (Students: 774, Location: 2100 W PARKWOOD, Grades: 4-5)
  • WESTWOOD EL (Location: 506 W EDGEWOOD, Grades: PK-3)
  • ZUE S BALES INT (Location: 211 STADIUM LN, Grades: 4-5)

Private elementary/middle schools in Friendswood:

  • THE GALLOWAY SCHOOL (Students: 239, Location: 3200 W BAY AREA BLVD, Grades: PK-8)
  • LORD OF LIFE LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 34, Location: 4425 FM 2351 RD, Grades: KG-8)
See full list of schools located in Friendswood

Library in Friendswood:

  • FRIENDSWOOD PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,002,820; Location: 416 S FRIENDSWOOD DR; 84,094 books; 58 e-books; 5,142 audio materials; 4,821 video materials; 4 local licensed databases; 50 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 140 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Friendswood: Blackhawk Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant (A), Renwick Sports Complex (B), Friendswood Fire Marshal's Office (C), Friendswood Fire Department Station 2 (D), Friendswood Volunteer Fire Department (E), Friendswood Fire Department Station 3 (F), Friendswood Fire Department Chief (G), Friendswood Police Department (H), Fire Station Number 2 (I), Friendswood Police Station (J), Friendwood Chamber of Commerce (K), Frank J Brown Museum (L), Friendswood Fire Department Station 4 (M). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Captains Corner Shopping Center (1), Stonesthrow Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Friendswood include: First Baptist Church of Fiendswood Prayer Chapel (A), First Baptist Church of Fiendswood Family Life (B), Friendswood United Methodist Church (C), Hope Lutheran Church (D), Friendswood Community Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Whitcomb Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Turkey Creek (A), Marys Creek (B), Cowart Creek (C), Chigger Creek (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Friendswood include: Randolph Park (1), Renwick Park (2), Stevenson Park (3), Friendswood High School Softball Field (4), Henry Winston Stadium (5), Friendswood High School Baseball Field (6), Friendswood City Park (7), 1776 Park (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Friendswood Historical Society (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 108 Skyview Terrace) (1), Civilian Astronauts Corps (Recreational Trips & Guides; PO Box 1562) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotel: C & M Corporate Connections Inc (4010 Lucian Lane) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Birthplace of: Suzanna Hupp - Texas politician, Ronnie Price - NBA player (Sacramento Kings, born: Jun 21, 1983), Aaron Xia - College basketball player (The Citadel Bulldogs), Alex Trlica - Football player, Bryan Shelton - College basketball player (Houston Cougars), Chris Barksdale - College basketball player (LIU Brooklyn Blackbirds), Drew Washington - College basketball player (Louisiana Tech Bulldogs), Robin Coleman - Film actor.

Galveston County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Friendswood and their reported violations in the past:

JELLYSTONE PARK CAMP RESORT (Population served: 288, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-02-2005), St Public Notif requested (MAR-02-2005), St Public Notif received (APR-01-2005), St Compliance achieved (SEP-01-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In SEP-01-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-18-2013), St Public Notif requested (DEC-18-2013)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-2008, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-01-2009)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
RIVER CITY RV PARK (Population served: 132, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-2010, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-24-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-24-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAY-01-2011)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 6 regular monitoring violations
LA CASITA RESTAURANT (Population served: 120, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.8 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

78.5%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

3.6%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
201 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
6 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Friendswood in 2000:

  • 232 people in nursing homes
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 4 people in religious group quarters

Banks with most branches in Friendswood (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Friendswood Banking Center Branch, Fm 518 & Fm 528 Banking Center, Friendswood Branch. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Compass Bank: Friendswood Branch at 113 North Friendswood Drive, branch established on 1988/09/30; Avenue Parkwood Branch at 301 East Parkwood Avenue, branch established on 1949/01/01. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $63,107.0 mil, Deposits: $46,232.4 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 720 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A.
  • HomeTown Bank, National Association: Friendswood Downtown Branch at 601 South Friendswood Drive, branch established on 2010/12/29; Friendswood Branch at 3211 Fm 528, branch established on 1999/09/20. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $426.0 mil, Deposits: $384.5 mil, headquarters in Galveston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Moody Bancshares, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Friendswood Branch at 200 West Parkwood Avenue, branch established on 2007/06/19; Friendswood Branch at 830 S. Friendswood Drive, branch established on 1998/11/30. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Regions Bank: Friendswood Banking Center Branch at 306 East Parkwood, branch established on 1995/03/27. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • The Moody National Bank: Friendswood Banking Center at 408 West Parkwood, branch established on 1999/09/22. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $856.2 mil, Deposits: $712.3 mil, headquarters in Galveston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 21 total offices, Holding Company: Moody Bancshares, Inc.
  • Patriot Bank: Friendswood Branch at 102 West Parkwood, branch established on 2006/01/26. Info updated 2007/01/16: Bank assets: $1,222.8 mil, Deposits: $988.4 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Patriot Bancshares, Inc.
  • International Bank of Commerce: In-Store Friendswood Branch at 3135 Fm 528, branch established on 2000/08/09. Info updated 2007/03/28: Bank assets: $9,621.9 mil, Deposits: $6,548.8 mil, headquarters in Laredo, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 197 total offices, Holding Company: International Bancshares Corporation
  • Texas Gulf Bank, National Association: Friendswood Branch at 1100 B South Friendswood Drive, branch established on 2010/11/17. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $416.4 mil, Deposits: $369.6 mil, headquarters in Freeport, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Texas Gulf Bancshares, Inc.
  • 5 other banks with 5 local branches

For population 15 years and over in Friendswood:

Marital status in Friendswood, TX
  • Never married: 22.0%
  • Now married: 62.5%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 8.7%

For population 25 years and over in Friendswood:

  • High school or higher: 95.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 48.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 16.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
Texas average:

14.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Friendswood
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Friendswood, TX (based on Galveston County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant61,765195
Catholic57,9078
Mainline Protestant18,37350
Other13,72826
Black Protestant5,37317
Orthodox5593
None133,604-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 48
Galveston County:

1.70 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
Here:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 40
Here:

1.41 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 126
This county:

4.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 195
Galveston County:

6.89 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

10.1%
State:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Galveston County:

28.4%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Galveston County:

16.7%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

53.2%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

52.8%
State:

46.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.2
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.6%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Friendswood:

8.5%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.5%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
This city:

60.1%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Friendswood:

80.9%
State:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Friendswood, TX Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 59$293,251$59,6440$0
Police - Other 22$104,189$56,83010$6,221
Financial Administration 17$85,653$60,4611$1,543
Other Government Administration 15$79,560$63,6480$0
Streets and Highways 15$45,106$36,0850$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 14$65,424$56,0780$0
Local Libraries 11$44,727$48,7938$7,596
Water Supply 11$32,440$35,3890$0
Sewerage 8$23,528$35,2920$0
Judicial and Legal 7$24,414$41,8536$7,295
Other and Unallocable 6$15,449$30,8980$0
Parks and Recreation 6$26,663$53,3262$410
Transit 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 3$4,098
Totals for Government 191$840,404$52,80030$27,163

Friendswood government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $2,720,000 ($68.27)
    Sewerage: $850,000 ($21.34)
    Water Utilities: $787,000 ($19.75)
    Regular Highways: $258,000 ($6.48)
    Local Fire Protection: $202,000 ($5.07)
    Health - Other: $139,000 ($3.49)
    Parks and Recreation: $90,000 ($2.26)
    Libraries: $15,000 ($0.38)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $7,836,000 ($196.69)
    Sewerage: $2,777,000 ($69.71)
    Water Utilities: $2,585,000 ($64.89)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,513,000 ($63.08)
    Financial Administration: $2,261,000 ($56.75)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,014,000 ($50.55)
    Central Staff Services: $1,737,000 ($43.60)
    Regular Highways: $1,077,000 ($27.03)
    Libraries: $1,004,000 ($25.20)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $854,000 ($21.44)
    General Public Buildings: $699,000 ($17.55)
    Housing and Community Development: $568,000 ($14.26)
    General - Other: $513,000 ($12.88)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $452,000 ($11.35)
    Natural Resources - Other: $352,000 ($8.84)
    Health - Other: $318,000 ($7.98)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $764,000 ($19.18)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Solid Waste Management: $42,000 ($1.05)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,918,000 ($48.14)
    Sewerage: $488,000 ($12.25)
    Water Utilities: $121,000 ($3.04)
    Police Protection: $109,000 ($2.74)
    Parks and Recreation: $76,000 ($1.91)
    General Public Building: $71,000 ($1.78)
    Financial Administration: $51,000 ($1.28)
    Local Fire Protection: $27,000 ($0.68)
    Health - Other: $10,000 ($0.25)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $11,998,000 ($301.16)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,620,000 ($40.66)

Friendswood government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $5,228,000 ($131.23)
    Other: $895,000 ($22.47)
    Parks and Recreation: $272,000 ($6.83)
    Solid Waste Management: $170,000 ($4.27)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $441,000 ($11.07)
    Water Utilities: $26,000 ($0.65)
    Sewerage: $26,000 ($0.65)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $246,000 ($6.17)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,164,000 ($29.22)
    General Revenue - Other: $627,000 ($15.74)
    Donations From Private Sources: $306,000 ($7.68)
    Interest Earnings: $142,000 ($3.56)
    Royalties: $67,000 ($1.68)
    Sale of Property: $42,000 ($1.05)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $6,031,000 ($151.38)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $212,000 ($5.32)
    General Local Government Support: $23,000 ($0.58)
  • Tax - Property: $14,906,000 ($374.16)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,908,000 ($98.09)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,557,000 ($39.08)
    Other License: $666,000 ($16.72)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $6,000 ($0.15)
    Public Utility License: $4,000 ($0.10)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,000 ($0.03)

Friendswood government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $67,350,000 ($1690.55)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $66,931,000 ($1680.04)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,530,000 ($289.41)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,111,000 ($278.90)

Friendswood government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,696,000 ($117.87)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $24,674,000 ($619.34)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $684,000 ($17.17)

8.69% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($68,972 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.69%
Texas average:

7.43%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($844 average AGI)
Galveston County:

0.04%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Harris County, TX  3.72% ($69,465 average AGI)
from Brazoria County, TX  0.68% ($68,846)
from Fort Bend County, TX  0.17% ($81,292)


7.01% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($64,392 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.01%
Texas average:

7.26%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($385 average AGI)
Galveston County:

0.05%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Harris County, TX  2.88% ($59,610 average AGI)
to Brazoria County, TX  0.60% ($57,582)
to Fort Bend County, TX  0.18% ($64,356)
Businesses in Friendswood, TX
NameCountNameCount
24 Hour Fitness1Jack In The Box1
ALDO2Jones New York2
AT&T2Journeys1
Abercrombie & Fitch1Justice1
Abercrombie Kids1KFC1
Ace Hardware1Kohl's1
Advance Auto Parts1Kroger2
Aeropostale1Lane Bryant1
American Eagle Outfitters1Lane Furniture1
Ann Taylor1LensCrafters1
Apple Store1Macy's1
Arby's1McDonald's3
AutoZone1Men's Wearhouse1
Bakers1Motherhood Maternity3
Banana Republic1Nike14
Bath & Body Works1Olive Garden1
Bebe1Pac Sun1
Blockbuster1Papa John's Pizza1
Brookstone1Payless2
Burger King1Penske1
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Catherines1Plato's Closet1
Charlotte Russe1Popeyes1
Chick-Fil-A1Quiznos1
Chico's1RadioShack1
Cinnabon 1Rooms To Go2
Coldwater Creek1SONIC Drive-In3
Dairy Queen1Sam's Club1
Dennys1Sears2
Discount Tire1Sephora1
Domino's Pizza1Soma Intimates1
Ethan Allen1Spencer Gifts1
Express1Sprint Nextel1
FedEx4Starbucks4
Finish Line1Subway4
Foot Locker1T-Mobile3
Forever 211Taco Bell2
GNC2Talbots1
GameStop2Toys"R"Us2
Gap1UPS4
Goodwill1Vans3
Gymboree1Verizon Wireless2
H&R Block1Victoria's Secret1
Hollister Co.1Walgreens2
Hot Topic1Walmart1
JCPenney1Wendy's3

Strongest AM radio stations in Friendswood:

  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTEK (1110 AM; daytime; 3 kW; ALVIN, TX; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KXYZ (1320 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: BLAYA INC.)
  • KYST (920 AM; 5 kW; TEXAS CITY, TX; Owner: HISPANIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLVL (1480 AM; 3 kW; PASADENA, TX; Owner: SIGA BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KHCB (1400 AM; 1 kW; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: HOUSTON CHRISTIAN BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KLAT (1010 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KEYH (850 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KPRC (950 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KCOH (1430 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KCOH, INC.)
  • KWWJ (1360 AM; 5 kW; BAYTOWN, TX; Owner: SALT OF THE EARTH BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Friendswood:

  • KLDE (107.5 FM; LAKE JACKSON, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KUHF (88.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON SYSTEM)
  • KOVE-FM (106.5 FM; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KRBE (104.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KBXX (97.9 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KHJZ-FM (95.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KHMX (96.5 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KILT-FM (100.3 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KKBQ-FM (92.9 FM; PASADENA, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KLOL (101.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KODA (99.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTBZ-FM (94.5 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKRW (93.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KHCB-FM (105.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: HOUSTON CHRISTIAN BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KMJQ (102.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KPTY (104.9 FM; MISSOURI CITY, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KACC (89.7 FM; ALVIN, TX; Owner: ALVIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KLTN (102.9 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: HBC HOUSTON LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KRTS (92.1 FM; SEABROOK, TX; Owner: KRTS, INC.)
  • KJIC (90.5 FM; SANTA FE, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Friendswood:

  • KJIB-LP (Channel 5; CLEAR LAKE CITY, TX; Owner: FAR EASTERN TELECASTERS)
  • KTMD (Channel 48; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF TEXAS PARTNERSHIP, LP)
  • KLTJ (Channel 22; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KAZH (Channel 57; BAYTOWN, TX; Owner: KAZH LICENSE, LLC)
  • KHOU-TV (Channel 11; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KHOU-TV, L.P.)
  • KPRC-TV (Channel 2; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, HOUSTON, LP)
  • KRIV (Channel 26; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KNWS-TV (Channel 51; KATY, TX; Owner: JOHNSON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTRK-TV (Channel 13; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KTRK TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KHWB (Channel 39; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KHWB, INC.)
  • KXLN-TV (Channel 45; ROSENBERG, TX; Owner: KXLN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KZJL (Channel 61; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KZJL LICENSE CORP.)
  • KETH (Channel 14; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TV, INC.)
  • KUHT (Channel 8; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON SYSTEM)
  • KTBU (Channel 55; CONROE, TX; Owner: HUMANITY INTERESTED MEDIA, INC.)
  • KTXH (Channel 20; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KPXB (Channel 49; CONROE, TX; Owner: PAXSON HOUSTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • KFTH (Channel 67; ALVIN, TX; Owner: TELEFUTURA HOUSTON LLC)
  • KVDO-LP (Channel 69; CLEAR LAKE, TX; Owner: FAR EASTERN TELECASTERS)
  • KBPX-LP (Channel 33; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • KHMV-LP (Channel 28; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF THE GULF COAST, A CALIFORNIA LP)
  • KVIT-LP (Channel 28; VICTORIA, TX; Owner: CLUB COMMUNICATIONS)
  • KVVV-LP (Channel 53; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KAZH LICENSE, LLC)
  • KVQT-LP (Channel 24; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: C. DOWEN JOHNSON)
  • K30CV (Channel 30; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Friendswood fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 23Number of bridges
  • 233ft / 71.1mTotal length
  • $99,000Total costs
  • 249,740Total average daily traffic
  • 8,343Total average daily truck traffic
  • 336,958Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic
New bridges in Friendswood, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 101980-1989
  • 61990-1999
  • 22000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Friendswood, TX
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Friendswood)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 107 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Friendswood, TX)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 45 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 348 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Friendswood)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 3 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Friendswood)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 168 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED165$170,990306$208,485682$198,28859$66,28931$97,766
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED11$135,09824$137,77554$194,5926$44,4905$91,250
APPLICATIONS DENIED17$193,40741$229,692206$208,69955$41,1028$102,725
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN24$172,22733$202,759163$196,6026$31,8829$103,944
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$213,3057$239,86943$203,7274$49,1452$88,895
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 3501.00 , 3506.00, 3507.00, 3508.00, 7201.00, 7202.00, 7203.00, 7204.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED50$227,24520$229,2740$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED11$293,2544$241,1680$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED16$264,2933$234,6570$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$299,3233$247,2371$144,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$348,0530$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 3501.00 , 3506.00, 3507.00, 3508.00, 7201.00, 7202.00, 7203.00, 7204.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Friendswood, TX
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Friendswood, TX - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 89. The highest number of reported fires - 123 took place in 2008, and the least - 59 in 2002. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Friendswood, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (43.3%), and Outside Fires (39.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Friendswood, TX
    • 65643.3%Structure Fires
    • 60239.8%Outside Fires
    • 17911.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 775.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Friendswood, TX
Most common first names in Friendswood, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John9275.2 years
Mary9279.4 years
James7172.6 years
William6974.3 years
Robert5972.9 years
Charles4769.3 years
Margaret4680.2 years
George4272.9 years
Dorothy3980.0 years
Betty3073.7 years
Most common last names in Friendswood, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3674.9 years
Williams2478.5 years
Brown2375.9 years
Jones1870.3 years
Johnson1671.9 years
Martin1572.1 years
Clark1569.3 years
Moore1572.6 years
Wilson1569.2 years
Miller1479.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Friendswood, TX
  • 63.5%Utility gas
  • 35.6%Electricity
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Friendswood, TX
  • 85.9%Electricity
  • 13.1%Utility gas
  • 0.7%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Friendswood compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Friendswood on our top lists:

  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: architecture and engineering occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest racial income disparity between any two races with at least 200 householders"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
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  • Robert S. Bridges (10)
  • Larry D. Talley (10)

Total of 667 patent applications in 2008-2020.