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Population in 2012: 7,186 (88% urban, 12% rural). Population change since 2000: +12.5%
 

Males: 3,625  (50.4%)
Females: 3,561  (49.6%)

Median resident age:  35.5 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 77517, 77568.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $45,315 (it was $29,848 in 2000)
Hitchcock:

$45,315
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,064

Hitchcock city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $79,742 (it was $50,900 in 2000)
Hitchcock:

$79,742
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $100,474; Detached houses: $98,359; Townhouses or other attached units: $57,322; In 2-unit structures: $129,929; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $129,929; Mobile homes: $125,808; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $24,930

Median gross rent in 2012: $846.

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  • White alone - 3,051 (43.5%)
  • Black alone - 2,379 (33.9%)
  • Hispanic - 1,396 (19.9%)
  • Two or more races - 101 (1.4%)
  • Asian alone - 50 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 44 (0.6%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Hitchcock: 91.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (9.4%), Irish (8.3%), English (5.3%), United States (4.9%), French (3.2%), Italian (2.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 20 feet

Land area: 66.5 square miles.

Population density: 108 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Hitchcock:

  • High school or higher: 81.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.2%
  • Unemployed: 12.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hitchcock city:

  • Never married: 27.8%
  • Now married: 49.7%
  • Separated: 6.5%
  • Widowed: 4.6%
  • Divorced: 11.3%

415 residents are foreign born

This city:  5.9%
Texas:  16.4%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 31 registered sex offenders living in Hitchcock, Texas as of October 01, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Hitchcock to the number of sex offenders is 232 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,806 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $929 (1.3%)

Hitchcock satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Galveston, TX (11.8 miles , pop. 57,247).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Houston, TX (36.9 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: La Marque, TX (1.7 miles ), Bayou Vista, TX (2.1 miles ), Texas City, TX (2.5 miles ), Santa Fe, TX (2.5 miles ), Tiki Island, TX (2.5 miles ), Dickinson, TX (3.0 miles ), Jamaica Beach, TX (3.2 miles ), San Leon, TX (3.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $167,000
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 21 buildings, average cost: $90,100
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 35 buildings, average cost: $89,000
  • 2003: 25 buildings, average cost: $79,800
  • 2004: 37 buildings, average cost: $221,600
  • 2005: 52 buildings, average cost: $277,700
  • 2006: 29 buildings, average cost: $151,700
  • 2007: 43 buildings, average cost: $230,100
  • 2008: 24 buildings, average cost: $273,000
  • 2009: 46 buildings, average cost: $89,700
  • 2010: 29 buildings, average cost: $137,800
  • 2011: 62 buildings, average cost: $114,900
  • 2012: 41 buildings, average cost: $171,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 29.34 N, Longitude: 95.01 W

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Crime rates in Hitchcock by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000010101
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.013.80.013.90.013.9
Rapes 1181110911364431
per 100,000 168.4119.9152.4137.0123.9148.740.682.754.955.542.213.9
Robberies 33541231491026
per 100,000 45.945.069.354.813.827.040.6193.0123.5138.828.183.6
Assaults 20212522111620917112714
per 100,000 306.2314.8346.4301.5151.4216.3270.7124.1233.2152.7379.9195.1
Burglaries 405955699068905763669271
per 100,000 612.5884.6762.1945.61238.8919.31218.0785.8864.3916.21294.5989.7
Thefts 110123127138142130133133113137119133
per 100,000 1684.31844.11759.71891.21954.61757.51800.01833.51550.31901.71674.41853.9
Auto thefts 261427282034322726261411
per 100,000 398.1209.9374.1383.7275.3459.6433.1372.2356.7360.9197.0153.3
Arson 110001131221
per 100,000 15.315.00.00.00.013.513.541.413.727.828.113.9
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 365.5337.4379.8372.8332.8355.0301.9347.5289.4325.6302.8268.9

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 22 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.23
Texas average:

1.95

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Hitchcock, Texas accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.2%
Texas:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +629 (+10.9%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (22%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Carpenters (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (9%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Hitchcock-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 126% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/12/1961, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.0 miles away from the Hitchcock city center killed 8 people and injured 200 people.

On 11/21/1992, a category F4 tornado 31.5 miles away from the city center injured 16 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Galveston County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 9, Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Fires: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Chris Jordan - College basketball player (Sam Houston St. Bearkats), Taurian Fontenette - Basketball player.


Hospital/medical center in Hitchcock:

  • COASTAL PINES CARE CEN (Nursing Home, 6701 FM 2004)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Hitchcock:

  • BAYOU PINES CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; LA MARQUE, TX)
  • HTH HOLY TRINITY HEALTHCARE INC (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; LA MARQUE, TX)
  • BAY OAKS HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; TEXAS CITY, TX)

Political contributions by individuals in Hitchcock, TX

Airports and heliports located in Hitchcock:


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Amtrak stations near Hitchcock:

  • 4 miles: LAMARQUE (725 OAK) - Bus Station
  • 14 miles: GALVESTON (BEACH CENTRAL STA., 21ST AT SEAWALL) - Bus Station

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hitchcock:

  • University of Houston-Clear Lake (about 18 miles; Houston, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,228)
  • San Jacinto Community College (about 23 miles; Pasadena, TX; FT enrollment: 9,689)
  • University of Houston (about 34 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 26,385)
  • Texas Southern University (about 35 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 7,326)
  • The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (about 35 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 2,761)
  • Rice University (about 36 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 5,451)
  • Houston Community College (about 36 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 16,821)

Public high schools in Hitchcock:

Public elementary/middle schools in Hitchcock:

Private elementary/middle school in Hitchcock:

  • OUR LADY OF LOURDES SCHOOL (Students: 108; Location: 10114 HWY 6; Grades: PK - 6)
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Library in Hitchcock:

  • GENEVIEVE MILLER HITCHCOCK PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $126,705; Location: 8005 BARRY AVE; 31,384 books; 892 audio materials; 1,716 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 14 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Colege of the Mainland is the Primary college for the area. Located in Texas City Texas makes for about a 5 minute commute.

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Notable locations in Hitchcock: Bayou Vista Volunteer Fire Department (A), Hitchcock Volunteer Fire Department (B), Hitchcock Police Department (C), Bayou Vista Police Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Hitchcock include: Our Savior Church (A), Greater Saint Mathew Baptist Church (B), First Mexican Baptist Church of Hitchcock (C), First Baptist Church of Hitchcock (D), Eastward Church of Christ (E), Saint Mark Baptist Church (F), New Macedonia Baptist Church (G), Hitchcock Baptist Chapel Church (H), Wilbur United Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Mainland Memorial Cemetery (1), Hitchcock Cemetery (2), Grace Memorial Cemetery (3), Galveston Memorial Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Carancahua Lake (A), Greens Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Basford Bayou (A), Carancahua Bayou (B), Highland Bayou (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Hitchcock include: Jack Brooks Park (1), Bulldog Stadium (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Bostonian Motel (9210 Highway 6) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Court: Hitchcock City - Municipal Court (7423 Highway 6) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

 
Galveston County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  NO2 Ozone  PM10 CO 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 27.5. This is about average.
City:

27.5
U.S.:

32.0
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 4.11. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

4.11
U.S.:

9.39
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 31.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

31.5
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

16.7
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2005 was 10.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.8
U.S.:

11.4
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.216. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.216
U.S.:

0.334

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

THE LIGHTED FISHING PIER (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In OCT-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (NOV-01-2004), St Public Notif requested (NOV-02-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-02-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-02-2004), St Public Notif requested (MAR-02-2004), St Public Notif received (APR-01-2004)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JAN-2004, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-21-2004), St Public Notif requested (FEB-21-2004), St Public Notif received (MAY-01-2004)
  • Notification, Public - In SEP-1998, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
EAGLES NEST (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2000, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • Notification, Public - In JUL-2002, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • Notification, Public - In JUN-2002, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • Notification, Public - In DEC-2000, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In DEC-2000, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • 2 minor monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 19.7%
(14.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.8% for Black residents, 8.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 50.0% for other race residents, 23.8% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.7 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  70.5%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.2%
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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Hitchcock, TX


3 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Hitchcock compared to Texas state average:

Hitchcock, Texas environmental map by EPA

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


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Banks with branches in Hitchcock (2011 data):

  • Texas First Bank: First Texas Bank - Hitchcock Branch at 8128 Highway 6, branch established on 1962/01/03. Info updated 2011/05/16: Bank assets: $692.5 mil, Deposits: $616.8 mil, headquarters in Texas City, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 20 total offices, Holding Company: Texas Independent Bancshares, Inc.
  • Prosperity Bank: Hitchcock Branch at 8300 Highway 6, branch established on 1988/09/30. Info updated 2012/01/05: Bank assets: $9,816.2 mil, Deposits: $8,064.8 mil, headquarters in El Campo, TX, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 187 total offices, Holding Company: Prosperity Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Hitchcock travel time to work - commute


Hitchcock mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (50%)
  • Electricity (48%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Hitchcock city (based on Galveston County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 45.01%
Here45.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchEpiscopal ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in America
Adherents37.4%29.6%11.8%3.0%2.8%
Congregations6.9%21.8%11.9%5.0%4.5%
NameChurches of ChristLDS (Mormon) ChurchJewishAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents2.3%1.9%1.8%1.6%7.7%
Congregations8.4%3.5%1.0%7.4%29.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 48
Galveston County:

1.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

1.41 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

4.45 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 195
This county:

6.89 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Galveston County:

10.1%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Galveston County:

28.4%
State:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.7%
State:

15.7%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$2,923$35,0760$0
Other Government Administration 1$4,673$56,0760$0
Judicial and Legal 2$5,116$30,6960$0
Police Protection - Officers 20$56,589$33,9530$0
Police - Other 6$11,204$22,4083$1,863
Streets and Highways 7$16,819$28,8330$0
Sewerage 5$10,333$24,7990$0
Water Supply 6$13,902$27,8040$0
Other and Unallocable 7$16,130$27,6510$0
Totals for Government 55$137,689$30,0413$1,863

Hitchcock government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $890,000 ($123.85)
    Water Utilities: $741,000 ($103.12)
    Sewerage: $559,000 ($77.79)
    Regular Highways: $374,000 ($52.05)
    General - Other: $288,000 ($40.08)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $204,000 ($28.39)
    Health - Other: $141,000 ($19.62)
    Central Staff Services: $134,000 ($18.65)
    Public Welfare - Other: $116,000 ($16.14)
    Solid Waste Management: $116,000 ($16.14)
    Libraries: $82,000 ($11.41)
    Financial Administration: $47,000 ($6.54)
    General Public Buildings: $8,000 ($1.11)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($0.14)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $364,000 ($50.65)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $56,000 ($7.79)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,395,000 ($194.13)

Hitchcock government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $875,000 ($121.76)
    All Other: $251,000 ($34.93)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $314,000 ($43.70)
    Interest Earnings: $207,000 ($28.81)
    General Revenue, NEC: $7,000 ($0.97)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $841,000 ($117.03)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $283,000 ($39.38)
  • Tax - Property: $1,008,000 ($140.27)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $453,000 ($63.04)
    Public Utilities Sales: $281,000 ($39.10)
    Other License: $146,000 ($20.32)

Hitchcock government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,970,000 ($413.30)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,800,000 ($389.65)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $2,660,000 ($370.16)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,610,000 ($363.21)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $360,000 ($50.10)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $140,000 ($19.48)

Hitchcock government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,000 ($0.14)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,613,000 ($224.46)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,895,000 ($402.87)

8.72% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($47,667 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.72%
Texas average:

8.37%

0.15% of residents moved from foreign countries ($410 average AGI)
Galveston County:

0.15%
Texas average:

0.20%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Harris County, TX  3.66% ($51,807 average AGI)
from Brazoria County, TX  0.57% ($45,088)
from Orleans Parish, LA  0.19% ($23,108)


7.85% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($46,693 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.85%
Texas average:

7.44%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($435 average AGI)
Galveston County:

0.08%
Texas average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Harris County, TX  3.05% ($42,474 average AGI)
to Brazoria County, TX  0.62% ($49,049)
to Montgomery County, TX  0.18% ($58,198)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hitchcock:

  • KYST (920 AM; 5 kW; TEXAS CITY, TX; Owner: HISPANIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KTEK (1110 AM; daytime; 3 kW; ALVIN, TX; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KGBC (1540 AM; 3 kW; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: SIGA BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KHCB (1400 AM; 1 kW; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: HOUSTON CHRISTIAN BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KEYH (850 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KLAT (1010 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KXYZ (1320 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: BLAYA INC.)
  • KSEV (700 AM; 15 kW; TOMBALL, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KWWJ (1360 AM; 5 kW; BAYTOWN, TX; Owner: SALT OF THE EARTH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPRC (950 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hitchcock:

  • KOVE-FM (106.5 FM; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KLDE (107.5 FM; LAKE JACKSON, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KJIC (90.5 FM; SANTA FE, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • 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)
  • KUHF (88.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON SYSTEM)
  • KKRW (93.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRTS (92.1 FM; SEABROOK, TX; Owner: KRTS, INC.)
  • KHCB-FM (105.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: HOUSTON CHRISTIAN BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KMJQ (102.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • K247AF (97.3 FM; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: THE KSBJ EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • KACC (89.7 FM; ALVIN, TX; Owner: ALVIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KPTY (104.9 FM; MISSOURI CITY, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))

TV broadcast stations around Hitchcock:

  • KLTJ (Channel 22; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KJIB-LP (Channel 5; CLEAR LAKE CITY, TX; Owner: FAR EASTERN TELECASTERS)
  • KAZH (Channel 57; BAYTOWN, TX; Owner: KAZH LICENSE, LLC)
  • KTMD (Channel 48; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF TEXAS PARTNERSHIP, LP)
  • KHOU-TV (Channel 11; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KHOU-TV, L.P.)
  • KPRC-TV (Channel 2; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, HOUSTON, LP)
  • KNWS-TV (Channel 51; KATY, TX; Owner: JOHNSON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXLN-TV (Channel 45; ROSENBERG, TX; Owner: KXLN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KRIV (Channel 26; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KHWB (Channel 39; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KHWB, INC.)
  • KTRK-TV (Channel 13; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KTRK TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KTBU (Channel 55; CONROE, TX; Owner: HUMANITY INTERESTED MEDIA, INC.)
  • KTXH (Channel 20; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KZJL (Channel 61; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KZJL LICENSE CORP.)
  • KPXB (Channel 49; CONROE, TX; Owner: PAXSON HOUSTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • KETH (Channel 14; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TV, INC.)
  • KFTH (Channel 67; ALVIN, TX; Owner: TELEFUTURA HOUSTON LLC)
  • KUHT (Channel 8; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON SYSTEM)
  • 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 road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Hitchcock, Texas:
  • Fatal accident count: 58
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 89
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 13
  • Fatalities: 65
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 172
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 8
Texas average:
  • Fatal accident count: 180
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 273
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 52
  • Fatalities: 197
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 468
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 26

See more detailed statistics of Hitchcock fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Hitchcock)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 69 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Hitchcock, TX)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Hitchcock)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Hitchcock)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 5 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)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED34$141,61587$221,999128$202,26317$46,61394$235,4304$62,108
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$152,30710$233,76210$161,3281$45,3408$167,3280$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$164,65024$152,29266$184,56916$36,22833$240,0633$83,467
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN6$105,39011$178,40533$199,9363$179,07314$250,6400$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$125,5402$81,1607$183,6730$02$191,6750$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 7232.00 , 7236.00, 7237.00, 7238.00, 7260.00, 7261.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 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 ORIGINATED10$162,8461$236,5002$199,645
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$240,5901$197,6801$208,300
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$156,1101$89,3101$107,920
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$129,2000$01$62,450
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 7232.00 , 7236.00, 7237.00, 7238.00, 7260.00, 7261.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Businesses in Hitchcock, TX

  • Church's Chicken: 1
  • Jack In The Box: 1
  • Subway: 1

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