La Marque, Texas

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Population in 2017: 16,766 (97% urban, 3% rural).
Population change since 2000: +22.5%
 
Males: 8,234  (49.1%)
Females: 8,532  (50.9%)
Median resident age:

40.7 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 77591.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $57,901 (it was $34,841 in 2000)
La Marque:

$57,901
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $28,641 (it was $17,518 in 2000)

La Marque city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $145,664 (it was $57,800 in 2000)
La Marque:

$145,664
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: $925.

March 2019 cost of living index in La Marque: 92.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 16.7%
(10.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.3% for Black residents, 20.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 15.8% for other race residents, 30.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in La Marque, TX (2010)
    • 5,62138.7%White alone
    • 5,25636.2%Black alone
    • 3,27122.5%Hispanic
    • 1841.3%Two or more races
    • 900.6%Asian alone
    • 640.4%American Indian alone
    • 190.1%Other race alone
    • 40.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 27 registered sex offenders living in La Marque, Texas as of June 05, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in La Marque is 604 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in La Marque by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(7.2)
1
(7.0)
3
(21.3)
1
(7.1)
4
(28.0)
2
(14.1)
2
(13.5)
1
(6.7)
1
(6.7)
0
(0.0)
4
(24.7)
6
(35.7)
1
(5.8)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
27
(193.4)
16
(112.3)
21
(149.1)
26
(184.8)
16
(111.9)
15
(105.6)
4
(27.0)
11
(73.6)
5
(33.4)
6
(39.2)
10
(61.8)
19
(113.1)
6
(35.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
23
(164.8)
29
(203.5)
26
(184.6)
44
(312.7)
39
(272.8)
35
(246.5)
28
(189.0)
23
(153.8)
26
(173.6)
24
(156.8)
21
(129.7)
14
(83.4)
24
(140.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
50
(358.2)
46
(322.7)
71
(504.2)
74
(525.9)
92
(643.5)
86
(605.7)
26
(175.5)
40
(267.5)
38
(253.7)
45
(294.1)
88
(543.5)
51
(303.6)
42
(245.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
206
(1,476)
225
(1,579)
292
(2,074)
241
(1,713)
240
(1,679)
202
(1,423)
206
(1,391)
188
(1,257)
161
(1,075)
208
(1,359)
172
(1,062)
112
(666.8)
129
(754.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
454
(3,252)
298
(2,091)
269
(1,910)
337
(2,395)
386
(2,700)
475
(3,345)
440
(2,970)
491
(3,284)
748
(4,995)
716
(4,679)
619
(3,823)
576
(3,429)
729
(4,261)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
68
(487.1)
62
(435.0)
49
(348.0)
49
(348.2)
46
(321.7)
27
(190.2)
32
(216.0)
42
(280.9)
51
(340.5)
55
(359.4)
54
(333.5)
64
(381.0)
46
(268.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
11
(78.8)
1
(7.0)
5
(35.5)
10
(71.1)
11
(76.9)
3
(21.1)
2
(13.5)
9
(60.2)
3
(20.0)
1
(6.5)
1
(6.2)
3
(17.9)
1
(5.8)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)562.5458.4567.6604.5607.3556.4373.8413.7445.2448.3500.4462.0375.7

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City-data.com crime index in La Marque, TX

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 37 (33 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.93
Texas average:

1.55
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Ancestries: American (5.6%), German (4.9%), Irish (2.3%), Italian (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 15 feet

Land area: 14.2 square miles.

Population density: 1,179 people per square mile   (low).

La Marque, Texas map

1,679 residents are foreign born (7.7% Latin America).

This city:

10.1%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,028 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,214 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Galveston, TX (10.7 miles , pop. 57,247).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Houston, TX (36.8 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Hitchcock, TX (1.7 miles ),
Texas City, TX (1.8 miles ),
Bayou Vista, TX (1.9 miles ),
Tiki Island, TX (2.4 miles ),
Santa Fe, TX (2.8 miles ),
Dickinson, TX (2.8 miles ),
San Leon, TX (3.0 miles ),
Bacliff, TX (3.1 miles )

Latitude: 29.37 N, Longitude: 94.97 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,908 (-17.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 577 (8.9%)

Distribution of median household income in La Marque, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in La Marque, TX in 2017
La Marque satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 29 buildings, average cost: $76,300
  • 1998: 45 buildings, average cost: $72,200
  • 1999: 37 buildings, average cost: $81,900
  • 2000: 27 buildings, average cost: $94,900
  • 2001: 27 buildings, average cost: $93,000
  • 2002: 29 buildings, average cost: $90,600
  • 2003: 45 buildings, average cost: $111,900
  • 2004: 81 buildings, average cost: $108,300
  • 2005: 112 buildings, average cost: $122,600
  • 2006: 144 buildings, average cost: $128,900
  • 2007: 188 buildings, average cost: $129,800
  • 2008: 90 buildings, average cost: $117,600
  • 2009: 68 buildings, average cost: $167,900
  • 2010: 69 buildings, average cost: $117,900
  • 2011: 86 buildings, average cost: $139,000
  • 2012: 77 buildings, average cost: $151,200
  • 2013: 108 buildings, average cost: $171,200
  • 2014: 144 buildings, average cost: $168,900
  • 2015: 213 buildings, average cost: $229,900
  • 2016: 155 buildings, average cost: $238,100
  • 2017: 58 buildings, average cost: $274,100
Number of permits per 10,000 La Marque, TX residents
Average permit cost in La Marque, TX
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.9%
Texas:

3.5%
Historical population in La Marque, TX
Historical housing units in La Marque, TX
Most common industries in La Marque, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.6%)
  • Educational services (9.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.8%)
  • Construction (7.5%)
  • Public administration (4.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.4%)
  • Public administration (6.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.6%)
  • Chemicals (5.5%)
  • Petroleum & coal products (4.9%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (4.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.9%)
  • Educational services (16.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.4%)
  • Social assistance (4.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.5%)
Most common occupations in La Marque, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.4%)
  • Cashiers (4.7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.9%)

Average climate in La Marque, Texas

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La Marque, 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
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 84.1. This is about average.

City:

84.1
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.188. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.188
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 3.38. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.38
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.538. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.538
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 5.39. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.39
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

La Marque-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 55% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/12/1961, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.1 miles away from the La Marque city center killed 8 people and injured 200 people.

On 8/18/1967, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.9 miles away from the city center .

Earthquake activity:

La Marque-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 308.2 miles away from the city 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 194.2 miles away from the city center
On 5/27/2002 at 00:28:16, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 158.9 miles away from La Marque center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 426.1 miles away from La Marque 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) earthquake occurred 187.5 miles away from the city 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 507.5 miles away from La Marque 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).
La Marque topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in La Marque:

  • BAYOU PINES CARE CENTER (4905 FLEMING STREET)
  • MAINLAND DIALYSIS (2600 GULF FREEWAY)
  • HTH HOLY TRINITY HEALTHCARE INC (2004 CEDAR DRIVE)

Amtrak stations near La Marque:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to La Marque:

  • College of the Mainland (about 3 miles; Texas City, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,739)
  • The University of Texas Medical Branch (about 13 miles; Galveston, TX; FT enrollment: 2,314)
  • Alvin Community College (about 17 miles; Alvin, TX; FT enrollment: 3,953)
  • University of Houston-Clear Lake (about 17 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 5,833)
  • San Jacinto Community College (about 23 miles; Pasadena, TX; FT enrollment: 13,517)
  • Lee College (about 26 miles; Baytown, TX; FT enrollment: 4,278)
  • University of Houston (about 34 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 31,888)

Public high schools in La Marque:

  • LA MARQUE H S (Students: 961, Location: 397 DUROUX, Grades: 9-12)
  • PREMIER LEARNING ACADEMY (Location: 5130 CASEY, Grades: KG-12, Charter school)
  • RENAISSANCE ACADEMY (Location: 1217 VAUTHIER, Grades: 6-9)

Public elementary/middle schools in La Marque:

  • LA MARQUE INT (Students: 679, Location: 1431 BAYOU RD, Grades: 5-6)
  • MAINLAND PREPARATORY ACADEMY (Location: 319 NEWMAN RD, Grades: PK-8, Charter school)
  • LA MARQUE EL (Location: 1431 BAYOU RD, Grades: 1-4)
See full list of schools located in La Marque

Library in La Marque:

  • LA MARQUE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $316,762; Location: 1011 BAYOU RD; 42,130 books; 1,003 audio materials; 1,408 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 50 state licensed databases; 43 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in La Marque: Lakeview Country Club (A), Camp Wallace (B), La Marque Fire and Rescue (C), La Marque Crime Stoppers Office (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in La Marque include: Greater Saint Paul Missionary Baptist Church (A), Duroux Church of Christ (B), True Faith Missionary Baptist Church (C), Rainbow Commissionary Baptist Church (D), Neighborhood Missionary Baptist Church (E), McKinney Memorial United Methodist Church (F), First United Methodist Church of Lamarque (G), Pauls Union Church (H), Queen of Peace Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: La Marque Cemetery (1), Rising Star Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Marchand Bayou (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in La Marque include: Bayou Park (1), Westlawn Park (2), Lagana Park (3), Jaycee Park (4), Mahan Park (5), Bobby Beach Park (6), Etheredge Stadium (7), La Marque High School Baseball Field (8), Carbide Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: American Heritage Tours Inc (Tours & Charters; 2309 Carriage Lane) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Birthplace of: Greg Randall - Player of and football, Kevin Hannan - Linguist, L. J. Castile - Football player, Dennis Cook - Baseball player, Billy Smith (pitcher) - Baseball player, Ron Francis (American football) - Football player.

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

2.6 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

69.4%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.8%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in La Marque in 2010:

  • 48 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 39 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 11 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 6 people in in-patient hospice facilities

People in group quarters in La Marque in 2000:

  • 91 people in nursing homes
  • 29 people in other group homes
  • 22 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 3 people in religious group quarters

Banks with branches in La Marque (2011 data):

  • Texas First Bank: Lamarque Branch at 407 Oak Street, branch established on 1999/12/13; Lamarque Branch at 3000 Fm 1764, branch established on 1993/11/27. 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.
  • Woodforest National Bank: Texas City Wal-Mart Branch at 6410 Interstate 45, branch established on 1999/08/23. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions)
  • Regions Bank: Lamarque Branch at 6408 I 45 South, branch established on 1973/02/12. 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

For population 15 years and over in La Marque:

Marital status in La Marque, TX
  • Never married: 31.0%
  • Now married: 43.4%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 8.3%
  • Divorced: 15.3%

For population 25 years and over in La Marque:

  • High school or higher: 84.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 10.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
Texas average:

14.0

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for La Marque, 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.
State:

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

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%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Galveston County:

28.4%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.7%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
La Marque:

48.8%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

45.7%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.1
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
La Marque:

19.8%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
La Marque:

11.7%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.1%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
This city:

54.2%
State:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
La Marque:

79.4%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of La Marque, TX Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 30$128,295$51,3180$0
Firefighters 18$77,408$51,6050$0
Sewerage 18$42,081$28,0540$0
Streets and Highways 13$28,215$26,0450$0
Financial Administration 12$35,962$35,9620$0
Police - Other 12$26,710$26,7100$0
Other Government Administration 6$30,115$60,2300$0
Judicial and Legal 5$13,966$33,5180$0
Local Libraries 5$13,474$32,3381$819
Water Supply 4$14,216$42,6480$0
Other and Unallocable 4$22,811$68,4330$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 3$8,550$34,2001$1,339
Parks and Recreation 2$3,600$21,6000$0
Fire - Other 1$2,624$31,4880$0
Totals for Government 133$448,027$40,4232$2,158

La Marque government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,467,000 ($87.50)
    General - Other: $513,000 ($30.60)
    Sewerage: $267,000 ($15.93)
    Water Utilities: $144,000 ($8.59)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,981,000 ($177.80)
    Sewerage: $1,815,000 ($108.25)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,803,000 ($107.54)
    Water Utilities: $1,546,000 ($92.21)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,494,000 ($89.11)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,391,000 ($82.97)
    Regular Highways: $1,021,000 ($60.90)
    General - Other: $958,000 ($57.14)
    Central Staff Services: $712,000 ($42.47)
    Financial Administration: $547,000 ($32.63)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $383,000 ($22.84)
    Libraries: $292,000 ($17.42)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $206,000 ($12.29)
    Parks and Recreation: $140,000 ($8.35)
    Health - Other: $62,000 ($3.70)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $378,000 ($22.55)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $718,000 ($42.82)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $41,000 ($2.45)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,301,000 ($316.18)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $262,000 ($15.63)

La Marque government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,259,000 ($134.74)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,948,000 ($116.19)
    Other: $76,000 ($4.53)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $1,341,000 ($79.98)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $666,000 ($39.72)
    Fines and Forfeits: $605,000 ($36.08)
    Interest Earnings: $18,000 ($1.07)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,901,000 ($113.38)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,182,000 ($70.50)
    Sewerage: $267,000 ($15.93)
    Highways: $136,000 ($8.11)
    General Local Government Support: $20,000 ($1.19)
  • Tax - Property: $3,446,000 ($205.54)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,023,000 ($180.31)
    Public Utilities Sales: $846,000 ($50.46)
    Other Selective Sales: $93,000 ($5.55)
    Amusements Sales: $79,000 ($4.71)

La Marque government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,438,000 ($861.15)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,329,000 ($795.00)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,452,000 ($86.60)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $343,000 ($20.46)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $13,000 ($0.78)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $13,000 ($0.78)

La Marque government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,386,000 ($261.60)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,617,000 ($513.96)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,813,000 ($108.14)

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 La Marque, TX
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Pizza Hut1
Blockbuster1RadioShack1
Cricket Wireless1SONIC Drive-In1
Decora Cabinetry1Subway1
FedEx2Super 81
GameStop1T-Mobile2
IHOP1U-Haul1
KFC1UPS2
Little Caesars Pizza1Waffle House1
MasterBrand Cabinets4Walgreens1
McDonald's2Walmart1
Nike1Wendy's1
Payless1

Strongest AM radio stations in La Marque:

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

Strongest FM radio stations in La Marque:

  • KJIC (90.5 FM; SANTA FE, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KOVE-FM (106.5 FM; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KLDE (107.5 FM; LAKE JACKSON, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, 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)
  • KHCB-FM (105.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: HOUSTON CHRISTIAN BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • K247AF (97.3 FM; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: THE KSBJ EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • KMJQ (102.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KRTS (92.1 FM; SEABROOK, TX; Owner: KRTS, INC.)
  • K201DZ (88.1 FM; PORT BOLIVAR, TX; Owner: ALELUYA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLTO (105.3 FM; CRYSTAL BEACH, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))

TV broadcast stations around La Marque:

  • KLTJ (Channel 22; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KJIB-LP (Channel 5; CLEAR LAKE CITY, TX; Owner: FAR EASTERN TELECASTERS)
  • KTMD (Channel 48; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF TEXAS PARTNERSHIP, LP)
  • 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)
  • KNWS-TV (Channel 51; KATY, TX; Owner: JOHNSON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRIV (Channel 26; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KXLN-TV (Channel 45; ROSENBERG, TX; Owner: KXLN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • 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.)
  • KPXB (Channel 49; CONROE, TX; Owner: PAXSON HOUSTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • KZJL (Channel 61; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KZJL LICENSE CORP.)
  • KFTH (Channel 67; ALVIN, TX; Owner: TELEFUTURA HOUSTON LLC)
  • KETH (Channel 14; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TV, INC.)
  • 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 accident count
See more detailed statistics of La Marque fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 32Number of bridges
  • 571ft / 174mTotal length
  • $645,000Total costs
  • 844,510Total average daily traffic
  • 37,781Total average daily truck traffic
  • 913,500Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in La Marque, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 51940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 81960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 91980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for La Marque, TX

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in La Marque)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in La Marque, TX)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

46 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in La Marque)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: BEECH 58 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 165 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2110L , Serial Number: TH-761, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 08/02/1976, Certificate Issue Date: 10/24/2018
    Registrant (Corporation): Malco Power Design Co Inc, 3301 Lazy Ln, La Marque, TX 77568
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 5054H , Serial Number: 17265320, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 06/07/1975, Certificate Issue Date: 04/25/2019
    Registrant (Individual): Charles L Hutchins, Po Box 219, La Marque, TX 77568
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5153D , Serial Number: 51253, Year manufactured: 1958, Airworthiness Date: 06/02/1958, Certificate Issue Date: 06/13/2018
    Registrant (LLC): Curate Ur Natural Talents LLC, 1903 Gulf Fwy # 116, La Marque, TX 77568
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172N (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O-360-A4M (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5619E , Serial Number: 17271903, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 12/04/1978, Certificate Issue Date: 08/22/2011
    Registrant (Individual): George H Gould, 1425 Yupon St, La Marque, TX 77568

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
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 ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED65$111,30264$140,681125$141,77520$31,8864$355,25049$153,4520$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$103,1407$115,58311$124,0491$74,1100$04$137,1901$19,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED12$111,90819$103,28675$132,86930$22,0900$012$125,0911$34,590
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN9$105,1496$138,60530$136,2582$311,8050$05$167,7040$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$71,3201$100,99010$138,8542$45,0000$02$155,3550$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 7225.00 , 7228.00, 7229.00, 7230.00, 7232.00, 7233.00, 7238.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full and 3 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$150,9321$223,0301$168,300
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$120,8853$91,6674$87,123
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$167,1701$149,4301$29,070
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$29,0700$01$29,070
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$125,8100$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 7225.00 , 7228.00, 7229.00, 7230.00, 7232.00, 7233.00, 7238.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in La Marque, TX
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in La Marque, TX - Value

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 52. The highest number of reported fires - 74 took place in 2008, and the least - 0 in 2006. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in La Marque, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (36.6%), and Structure Fires (36.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in La Marque, TX
    • 28636.6%Outside Fires
    • 28336.2%Structure Fires
    • 17922.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 344.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for La Marque, TX
Most common first names in La Marque, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John11372.4 years
William10074.2 years
James9366.5 years
Mary8675.2 years
Charles7670.6 years
Robert6065.1 years
Joseph5770.6 years
George5373.9 years
Frank4275.4 years
Henry3670.6 years
Most common last names in La Marque, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson5369.6 years
Jones4867.6 years
Smith4671.7 years
Brown3776.3 years
Davis3275.0 years
Wilson3175.4 years
Jackson3071.2 years
Williams3066.5 years
Anderson2272.1 years
White2080.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in La Marque, TX
  • 63.3%Utility gas
  • 34.6%Electricity
  • 1.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in La Marque, TX
  • 58.7%Electricity
  • 40.8%Utility gas
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


La Marque compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

La Marque on our top lists:

  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: office and administrative support occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #83 (77591) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the lowest 2012 average reported profit/loss from business (pop 5,000+)"
  • #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+)"
There are 7 pilots and 18 other airmen in this city.
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