La Marque, Texas

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Population in 2014: 15,521 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: +13.4%
 
Males: 7,646  (49.3%)
Females: 7,875  (50.7%)
Median resident age:  33.9 years
Texas median age:  34.0 years

Zip codes: 77591.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $41,679 (it was $34,841 in 2000)
La Marque:

$41,679
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $20,050 (it was $17,518 in 2000)

La Marque city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $84,571 (it was $57,800 in 2000)
La Marque:

$84,571
TX:

$132,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $177,716; Detached houses: $185,786; Townhouses or other attached units: $132,674; In 2-unit structures: $87,860; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $167,256; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $136,025; Mobile homes: $47,502; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $48,284

Median gross rent in 2013: $845.

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  • Races in La Marque, TX (2013)

    La Marque races chart
    • 5,54936.3%Black alone
    • 5,23534.3%White alone
    • 3,70924.3%Hispanic
    • 6033.9%Two or more races
    • 1160.8%Asian alone
    • 140.09%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in La Marque: 92.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (6.7%), Irish (6.4%), United States (5.5%), English (4.4%), French (3.7%), Italian (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 15 feet

Land area: 14.2 square miles.

Population density: 1,091 people per square mile   (low).

La Marque,TX real estate house value index trend

La Marque, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in La Marque:

  • High school or higher: 83.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.4%
  • Unemployed: 10.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in La Marque city:

  • Never married: 31.3%
  • Now married: 43.7%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 15.6%

1,402 residents are foreign born (7.7% Latin America).

This city:

9.2%
Texas:

16.5%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 27 registered sex offenders living in La Marque, Texas as of May 24, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in La Marque to the number of sex offenders is 551 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,794 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,208 (1.5%)

La Marque satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 29.37 N, Longitude: 94.97 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,474 (-9.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 808 (14.2%)

La Marque household income distribution La Marque home values distribution

Crime rates in La Marque by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 3301131422110
per 100,000 21.021.50.07.27.021.37.128.014.113.56.76.70.0
Rapes 11201327162126161541156
per 100,000 77.0143.592.7193.4112.3149.1184.8111.9105.627.073.633.439.2
Robberies 24282423292644393528232624
per 100,000 167.9200.8171.2164.8203.5184.6312.7272.8246.5189.0153.8173.6156.8
Assaults 36382850467174928626403845
per 100,000 251.9272.6199.7358.2322.7504.2525.9643.5605.7175.5267.5253.7294.1
Burglaries 220240131206225292241240202206188161208
per 100,000 1,539.41,721.4934.41,475.81,578.62,073.71,712.61,678.71,422.61,390.61,257.31,075.11,359.2
Thefts 530491298454298269337386475440491748716
per 100,000 3,708.63,521.72,125.53,252.42,090.81,910.42,394.82,699.93,345.32,970.23,283.64,994.74,678.8
Auto thefts 77693968624949462732425155
per 100,000 538.8494.9278.2487.1435.0348.0348.2321.7190.2216.0280.9340.5359.4
Arson 2461115101132931
per 100,000 14.028.742.878.87.035.571.176.921.113.560.220.06.5
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 531.4605.3356.9593.6483.7599.0638.0640.9587.2394.5436.6469.8473.1

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in La Marque detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 37 (29 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.90
Texas average:

2.02
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.8%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -396 (-2.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (18%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in La Marque: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in La Marque, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 La Marque 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 the city 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 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) earthquake occurred 187.5 miles away from La Marque 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 the city 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 (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).
La Marque topographic 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.

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)

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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

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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 97.5. This is worse than average.

City:

97.5
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.166. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.166
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 3.96. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.96
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.422. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.422
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 29.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 15.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.3
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.79. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.79
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 20.1%
(15.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.7% for Black residents, 29.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 4.1% for other race residents, 27.9% for two or more races residents)
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

La Marque, Texas environmental map by EPA

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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) (Amended And
  • 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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.7
Texas average:

14.4

La Marque travel time to work - commute La Marque mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for La Marque city (based on Galveston County data)

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
This county:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

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

6.89 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

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
Financial Administration 12$35,962$35,9620$0
Other Government Administration 6$30,115$60,2300$0
Judicial and Legal 5$13,966$33,5180$0
Police Protection - Officers 30$128,295$51,3180$0
Police - Other 12$26,710$26,7100$0
Firefighters 18$77,408$51,6050$0
Fire - Other 1$2,624$31,4880$0
Streets and Highways 13$28,215$26,0450$0
Sewerage 18$42,081$28,0540$0
Parks and Recreation 2$3,600$21,6000$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 3$8,550$34,2001$1,339
Water Supply 4$14,216$42,6480$0
Local Libraries 5$13,474$32,3381$819
Other and Unallocable 4$22,811$68,4330$0
Totals for Government 133$448,027$40,4232$2,158

7.79% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($49,911 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.79%
Texas average:

7.14%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($566 average AGI)
Galveston County:

0.05%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Harris County, TX  3.21% ($47,164 average AGI)
from Brazoria County, TX  0.55% ($55,548)
from Montgomery County, TX  0.14% ($51,928)


7.45% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($46,001 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.45%
Texas average:

6.69%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($338 average AGI)
Galveston County:

0.07%
Texas average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Harris County, TX  3.12% ($41,153 average AGI)
to Brazoria County, TX  0.55% ($47,392)
to Travis County, TX  0.16% ($31,463)

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 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of La Marque fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 41Number of bridges
  • 298m978ftTotal length
  • $645,000Total costs
  • 893,450Total average daily traffic
  • 60,128Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 51940-1949
  • 61950-1959
  • 111960-1969
  • 51970-1979
  • 111980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 12010-2015
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for La Marque, TX

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • 1727 Bayou Rd Scott & Bayou (Lat: 29.362722 Lon: -94.972417), Call Sign: KUO909, Licensee ID: L00113521
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.865 MHzGrant Date: 10/18/2001, Expiration Date: 10/18/2011, Cancellation Date: 12/24/2011Registrant: City Of La Marque, 322 Laurel, La Marque, TX 77568, Phone: (409) 938-1502
  • 431 Bayou (Lat: 29.374667 Lon: -94.970194), Call Sign: KWF880
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.925 MHz, 453.925 MHzGrant Date: 03/15/2000, Expiration Date: 05/30/2005, Cancellation Date: 07/30/2005Registrant: City Of La Marque, 431 Bayou La Marque, La Marque, TX 77568, Phone: (409) 938-9269
  • 14037 Delaney Rd (Lat: 29.388000 Lon: -95.018250), Type: Pole, Structure height: 8 m, Overall height: 14 m, Call Sign: KYU21
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.175 MHz, 151.265 MHz, 151.340 MHz, 151.355 MHz, 151.415 MHzGrant Date: 06/25/2013, Expiration Date: 09/16/2023, Certifier: Rodney SchwarzloseRegistrant: Texas Parks And Wildlife, 4200 Smith School Road Bldg D, Austin, TX 78744, Phone: (512) 389-8096, Fax: (512) 389-8081, Email:
  • Texas Copper 1.8 Mi N (Lat: 29.331611 Lon: -94.968528), Structure height: 15 m, Call Sign: WNXV678
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.471 MHzGrant Date: 11/21/1996, Expiration Date: 11/21/2001, Cancellation Date: 09/21/2001Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street Nw Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4130, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • 706 Bayou Rd (Lat: 29.376333 Lon: -94.972139), Call Sign: KNBU796, Licensee ID: L00391750
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.005 MHzGrant Date: 08/22/2001, Expiration Date: 10/15/2011, Cancellation Date: 12/17/2011Registrant: T B Alexander, Lamarque, TX 77568, Phone: (409) 935-2496
  • 204 Hwy 3 (Lat: 29.373278 Lon: -94.969083), Structure height: 11 m, Call Sign: KKL378, Licensee ID: L00148869
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.1400 MHz, 48.2800 MHz, 48.3000 MHz, 48.3400 MHzGrant Date: 08/07/2003, Expiration Date: 10/21/2013, Cancellation Date: 07/19/2011Registrant: Texas New Mexico Power Company, 4100 International Plaza, Fort Worth, TX 76109, Phone: (817) 731-0099
  • L1, 397 Duroux Rd. (Lat: 29.376639 Lon: -94.995667), Call Sign: WQUQ452
    Assigned Frequencies: 468.362 MHz, 469.012 MHz, 469.062 MHz, 469.262 MHz, 469.687 MHzGrant Date: 09/10/2014, Expiration Date: 09/10/2024, Certifier: Paul SimpsonRegistrant: Bearcom Operating LP, Dallas, TX 75355-9001, Phone: (214) 765-7328, Fax: (214) 355-4971, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

13 (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:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • 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
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Charles L Hutchins, Po Box 219, La Marque, TX 77568, Other Owners: Sharon B Hutchins
  • 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
    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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (59%)
  • Electricity (39%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
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

La Marque compared to Texas state average:

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