Lake Jackson, Texas

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Population in 2013: 27,394 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +3.8%
 
Males: 13,319  (48.6%)
Females: 14,075  (51.4%)
Median resident age:  37.1 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 77566.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $70,616 (it was $60,901 in 2000)
Lake Jackson:

$70,616
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $30,036 (it was $25,877 in 2000)

Lake Jackson city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $143,808 (it was $95,400 in 2000)
Lake Jackson:

$143,808
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $154,173; Detached houses: $156,872; Townhouses or other attached units: $77,901; In 2-unit structures: $38,183; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $43,164; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $32,297; Mobile homes: $64,538

Median gross rent in 2012: $843.

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  • White alone - 18,665 (66.7%)
  • Hispanic - 5,672 (20.3%)
  • Black alone - 1,668 (6.0%)
  • Asian alone - 1,148 (4.1%)
  • Two or more races - 423 (1.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 55 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 31 (0.1%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Lake Jackson: 88.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (13.7%), English (10.4%), Irish (9.9%), United States (6.4%), Scottish (3.7%), French (3.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 19.0 square miles.

Population density: 1,439 people per square mile   (low).

Lake Jackson,TX real estate house value index trend

Lake Jackson, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Lake Jackson:

  • High school or higher: 91.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 31.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.6%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lake Jackson city:

  • Never married: 26.4%
  • Now married: 55.2%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

2,163 residents are foreign born (1.6% Asia, 0.9% Europe).

This city:  7.7%
Texas:  16.4%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 15 registered sex offenders living in Lake Jackson, Texas as of March 04, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Lake Jackson to the number of sex offenders is 1,811 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,874 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,487 (1.1%)

Lake Jackson satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Brazosport, TX (4.7 miles , pop. 59,653).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Houston, TX (50.3 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Richwood, TX (1.5 miles ), Clute, TX (1.7 miles ), Jones Creek, TX (2.1 miles ), Brazosport, TX (2.2 miles ), Freeport, TX (2.7 miles ), Oyster Creek, TX (2.7 miles ), Brazoria, TX (2.8 miles ), Bailey's Prairie, TX (3.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 117 buildings, average cost: $165,200
  • 1998: 120 buildings, average cost: $179,800
  • 1999: 63 buildings, average cost: $214,800
  • 2000: 56 buildings, average cost: $198,000
  • 2001: 78 buildings, average cost: $223,700
  • 2002: 71 buildings, average cost: $246,600
  • 2003: 54 buildings, average cost: $259,700
  • 2004: 46 buildings, average cost: $259,000
  • 2005: 47 buildings, average cost: $220,100
  • 2006: 42 buildings, average cost: $275,200
  • 2007: 49 buildings, average cost: $217,300
  • 2008: 28 buildings, average cost: $163,100
  • 2009: 13 buildings, average cost: $161,900
  • 2010: 19 buildings, average cost: $152,500
  • 2011: 11 buildings, average cost: $254,900
  • 2012: 16 buildings, average cost: $191,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 29.04 N, Longitude: 95.44 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -4,107 (-14.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,830 (29.3%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 979

Lake Jackson household income distribution Lake Jackson home values distribution

Crime rates in Lake Jackson by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0101100100200
per 100,000 0.03.70.03.73.60.00.03.60.00.06.90.00.0
Rapes 54463325105794
per 100,000 17.614.814.521.910.910.97.118.036.218.224.132.814.4
Robberies 86751212918151313119
per 100,000 28.222.225.418.343.843.732.064.854.347.244.840.132.3
Assaults 13202720231922322222272011
per 100,000 45.874.198.073.183.969.278.1115.279.779.993.073.039.5
Burglaries 10011913414013311111014813311912012688
per 100,000 352.1441.0486.2511.5485.3404.1390.6532.6481.8432.2413.3459.6315.8
Thefts 753727797691653670568657667602547420474
per 100,000 2651.72694.12891.92524.42383.02439.42016.92364.32416.42186.61883.81532.11701.2
Auto thefts 45373626242823272724181313
per 100,000 158.5137.1130.695.087.6101.981.797.297.887.262.047.446.7
Arson 1013012411304
per 100,000 3.50.03.611.00.03.67.114.43.63.610.30.014.4
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 186.8203.1212.2201.9194.4181.0155.1217.3212.7180.7185.9160.1131.2

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

Crime rate in Lake Jackson detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 59 (44 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.58
Texas average:

1.95
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.4%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +3,363 (+14.6%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (37%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Engineers (12%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (3%)
  • Life and physical scientists (3%)
  • Business operations specialists (3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)

Work and jobs in Lake Jackson: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Lake Jackson, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Lake Jackson-area historical tornado activity is near Texas state average. It is 22% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/1966, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.4 miles away from the Lake Jackson city center .

On 4/11/1969, a category F3 tornado 20.8 miles away from the city center injured 13 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lake Jackson-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 90% 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 328.8 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 163.3 miles away from Lake Jackson center
On 4/7/2008 at 09:51:12, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, 3.9 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 157.3 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) earthquake occurred 146.0 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 419.4 miles away from Lake Jackson 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 484.1 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 Brazoria County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 9, Storms: 9, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Tropical Storms: 2, Fire: 1, Flash Flood: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lake Jackson topographic map

Birthplace of: Selena, Selena Quintanilla - (1971-1995), murdered tejano singer, Derrel Luce - Football player, John Wiley Bryant - Politician.

Hospitals in Lake Jackson:

  • BRAZOSPORT REGIONAL HEALTH SYSTEM (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 100 MEDICAL DRIVE)
  • HELPING HANDS AND HEARTS HOSPICE (412 PLANTATION DRIVE)
  • HOSPICE CARE TEAM, INC (107 WEST WAY #29)

Dialysis Facilities in Lake Jackson:

  • BRAZORIA COUNTY DIALYSIS, LLP (405 THIS WAY STREET)
  • LAKE JACKSON DIALYSIS AND KIDNEY CENTER (450 THIS WAY STREET)

Home Health Centers in Lake Jackson:

  • BRAZOSPORT REGIONAL HOME HEALTH (194 ABNER JACKSON PARKWAY)
  • COASTAL STAFF RELIEF INC (101 OYSTERCREEK DRIVE SUITE B)

Nursing Homes in Lake Jackson:

  • BRAZOSPORT TRANSITIONAL CARE CENTER (100 MEDICAL DR)
  • LAKE JACKSON HEALTHCARE CENTER (413 GARLAND DR)
  • LAKE JACKSON NH INC (413 GARLAND DR)
  • THE PLANTATION HEALTH CARE CENTER (204 OAK DRIVE SOUTH)

Airports located in Lake Jackson:

  • Brazoria County Airport (Runways: 1, Air Taxi Ops: 1,500, Itinerant Ops: 21,700, Local Ops: 36,500, Military Ops: 300)

College/University in Lake Jackson:

  • Brazosport College (Full-time enrollment: 2,573; Location: 500 College Dr; Public; Website: www.brazosport.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Lake Jackson:

  • Alvin Community College (about 28 miles; Alvin, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,953)
  • College of the Mainland (about 37 miles; Texas City, TX; FT enrollment: 2,739)
  • University of Houston-Clear Lake (about 43 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 5,833)
  • Wharton County Junior College (about 44 miles; Wharton, TX; FT enrollment: 5,009)
  • The University of Texas Medical Branch (about 45 miles; Galveston, TX; FT enrollment: 2,314)
  • Houston Baptist University (about 46 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 2,340)
  • The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (about 47 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 3,023)

Private high school in Lake Jackson:

  • BRAZOSPORT CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 332; Location: 200B WILLOW DR; Grades: PK - 12)
See full list of schools located in Lake Jackson, School District: BRAZOSPORT INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT

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Notable locations in Lake Jackson: Lake Jackson Volunteer Fire Department (A), Lake Jackson Police Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Lake Jackson include: First Church (A), Saint Michaels Church (B), Willow Drive Church (C), Shady Oaks Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Shy Pond (A), Flag Lake (B), Buffalo Camp Bayou Reservoir (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Parks in Lake Jackson include: Mac Lean Park (1), Suggs Park (2), Lake Jackson Intermediate School Football Field (3), Lake Jackson Intermediate School Baseball Fields (4), Garland Park (5), Dunbar Park (6), Crews Park (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Cherotel (925 Highway 332) (1), American Apartments LJ (130 Oyster Creek Drive) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Court: Lake Jackson-City - Municipal City Court (5 Oak Drive) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Brazoria 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 2002 was 48.8. This is significantly better than average.

City:

48.8
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 9.68. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.68
U.S.:

9.14

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

MYRA S PRYOR GIRL SCOUT CAMP (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JUN-01-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-27-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-27-2011), St Public Notif received (SEP-15-2011)
CLIFF VIEW LEASING (Population served: 51, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-16-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-16-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAR-01-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JUL-01-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-26-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-26-2012), St Public Notif received (APR-15-2013)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
TEXAS EMPIRE (Population served: 32, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-18-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-18-2014), St Public Notif received (AUG-07-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-10-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-10-2013), St Public Notif received (JUN-19-2013), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-21-2013), St Compliance achieved (DEC-05-2013), St AO (w/penalty) issued (JAN-25-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-04-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-04-2013), St Public Notif received (JUN-19-2013), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-21-2013), St Compliance achieved (DEC-05-2013), St AO (w/penalty) issued (JAN-25-2014)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-08-2013), St Public Notif requested (AUG-08-2013), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-21-2013), St Public Notif received (AUG-29-2013), St Compliance achieved (DEC-05-2013), St AO (w/penalty) issued (JAN-25-2014)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Lake Jackson that have no violations reported:

  • BRAZOSPORT WATER AUTHORITY (Population served: 0, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 6.4%
(3.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.6% for Black residents, 9.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 11.0% for American Indian residents, 8.1% for other race residents, 15.6% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  71.9%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.1%
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: 0.2% of all households
56 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
106 people in nursing homes in 2000

Lake Jackson, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Lake Jackson compared to Texas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Banks with branches in Lake Jackson (2011 data):

  • Compass Bank: Lake Jackson Branch at 301 This Way Street, branch established on 1992/10/30. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $63,107.0 mil, Deposits: $46,232.4 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 720 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A.
  • Texas Gulf Bank, National Association: Lake Jackson Branch at 203 This Way, branch established on 1994/10/11. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $416.4 mil, Deposits: $369.6 mil, headquarters in Freeport, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Texas Gulf Bancshares, Inc.
  • First National Bank Texas: Lake Jackson Banking Center - Rc 632 at 121 West Highway 332, branch established on 1999/09/15. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $944.3 mil, Deposits: $815.9 mil, headquarters in Killeen, TX, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 250 total offices, Holding Company: First Community Bancshares, Inc.
  • International Bank of Commerce: Lake Jackson Branch at 212 That Way, branch established on 1949/12/30. Info updated 2007/03/28: Bank assets: $9,621.9 mil, Deposits: $6,548.8 mil, headquarters in Laredo, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 197 total offices, Holding Company: International Bancshares Corporation
  • First State Bank: Lake Jackson Branch at 490 This Way Street, branch established on 1997/08/19. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $123.3 mil, Deposits: $110.0 mil, headquarters in Clute, TX, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Fsb Bancshares, Inc.
  • The Moody National Bank: Lake Jackson Banking Center Branch at 128 Oyster Creek Drive, branch established on 2003/10/06. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $856.2 mil, Deposits: $712.3 mil, headquarters in Galveston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 21 total offices, Holding Company: Moody Bancshares, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Lake Jackson Branch at 110 West Highway 332, branch established on 2002/09/25. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • First National Bank of Lake Jackson: First National Bank Of Lake Jackson at 122 West Way, branch established on 1963/09/26. Info updated 2008/03/17: Bank assets: $244.0 mil, Deposits: $195.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Austin Colony, Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Lake Jackson, Texas:

  • Ramada Inn Lake Jackson, 925 Hwy 332, Lake Jackson, TX 77566 , Phone: (979) 297-1161, Fax: (979) 297-1249
  • Best Western Lake Jackson Inn, 915 Hwy 332, Lake Jackson, TX 77566 , Phone: (979) 297-3031
  • Comfort Suites, 296 Abner Jackson Pkwy, Lake Jackson, TX 77566 , Phone: (979) 297-5545
  • Candlewood Suites, 506 E Hwy 332, Lake Jackson, TX 77566 , Phone: (979) 297-0011, Fax: (979) 297-0022
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Lake Jackson, Texas

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Lake Jackson travel time to work - commute Lake Jackson mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (50%)
  • Electricity (49%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

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Religion statistics for Lake Jackson city (based on Brazoria County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 53.15%
Here: 53.2%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodChurches of Christ
Adherents37.6%34.1%9.4%2.8%2.7%
Congregations6.8%26.7%8.3%8.3%12.6%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Evangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLDS (Mormon) ChurchEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents1.9%1.7%1.5%1.5%6.8%
Congregations4.4%2.9%2.4%2.9%24.8%
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: 29
Brazoria County:

0.99 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
This county:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 33
Brazoria County:

1.13 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 121
Brazoria County:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 132
Here:

4.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.6%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Brazoria County:

29.1%
Texas:

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

15.7%
State:

15.7%
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 16$93,973$70,4800$0
Other Government Administration 9$39,301$52,4016$637
Judicial and Legal 5$20,003$48,0072$5,117
Police Protection - Officers 44$310,150$84,5869$2,491
Police - Other 10$47,769$57,3230$0
Firefighters 1$5,550$66,6000$0
Streets and Highways 8$26,176$39,2641$538
Health 4$17,825$53,4750$0
Solid Waste Management 25$88,252$42,3610$0
Sewerage 27$131,576$58,4780$0
Parks and Recreation 22$109,192$59,55941$19,929
Water Supply 13$74,663$68,9200$0
Other and Unallocable 26$144,160$66,5350$0
Totals for Government 210$1,108,590$63,34859$28,712

Lake Jackson government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - General: $2,131,000 ($77.79)
    Parks & Recreation: $90,000 ($3.29)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,353,000 ($122.40)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,854,000 ($104.18)
    Regular Highways: $2,351,000 ($85.82)
    Water Utilities: $2,193,000 ($80.05)
    Sewerage: $1,665,000 ($60.78)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,615,000 ($58.95)
    Central Staff Services: $1,049,000 ($38.29)
    Financial Administration: $541,000 ($19.75)
    Fire Protection: $292,000 ($10.66)
    General - Other: $277,000 ($10.11)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $163,000 ($5.95)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,756,000 ($64.10)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,094,000 ($39.94)
    Parks & Recreation: $95,000 ($3.47)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $5,991,000 ($218.70)

Lake Jackson government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,563,000 ($93.56)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,353,000 ($85.89)
    All Other: $997,000 ($36.39)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,774,000 ($64.76)
    General Revenue, NEC: $471,000 ($17.19)
    Special Assessments: $4,000 ($0.15)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,830,000 ($103.31)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $57,000 ($2.08)
    All Other: $2,000 ($0.07)
  • Tax - Property: $5,830,000 ($212.82)
    Total General Sales: $5,570,000 ($203.33)
    Public Utilities: $1,415,000 ($51.65)
    Other Selective Sales: $258,000 ($9.42)
    NEC: $120,000 ($4.38)

Lake Jackson government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $39,220,000 ($1431.70)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $3,600,000 ($131.42)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $22,675,000 ($827.74)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $18,350,000 ($669.85)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $1,795,000 ($65.53)

Lake Jackson government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $6,919,000 ($252.57)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $13,390,000 ($488.79)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $897,000 ($32.74)

7.44% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($47,137 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.44%
Texas average:

7.14%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($449 average AGI)
Brazoria County:

0.04%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Harris County, TX  3.19% ($48,130 average AGI)
from Galveston County, TX  0.54% ($47,392)
from Fort Bend County, TX  0.46% ($49,575)


6.81% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($51,546 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.81%
Texas average:

6.69%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($668 average AGI)
Brazoria County:

0.05%
Texas average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Harris County, TX  2.64% ($46,296 average AGI)
to Galveston County, TX  0.53% ($55,548)
to Fort Bend County, TX  0.43% ($58,285)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lake Jackson:

  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KBRZ (1460 AM; 1 kW; FREEPORT, TX; Owner: ALELUYA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KEYH (850 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KYST (920 AM; 5 kW; TEXAS CITY, TX; Owner: HISPANIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTEK (1110 AM; daytime; 3 kW; ALVIN, TX; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSEV (700 AM; 15 kW; TOMBALL, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KRTX (980 AM; 5 kW; ROSENBURG/RICHMOND, TX)
  • KLAT (1010 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • DKFCC (1270 AM; 3 kW; BAY CITY, TX; Owner: CHAMELEON RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KKHT (1070 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lake Jackson:

  • K216BX (91.1 FM; LAKE JACKSON, TX; Owner: KSBJ EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • KYBJ (91.1 FM; LAKE JACKSON, TX; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION OF BRAZOSPORT, INC)
  • KLDE (107.5 FM; LAKE JACKSON, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KRTS (92.1 FM; SEABROOK, TX; Owner: KRTS, INC.)
  • KJOJ-FM (103.3 FM; FREEPORT, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KOVE-FM (106.5 FM; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KRBE (104.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KBXX (97.9 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KHJZ-FM (95.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KHMX (96.5 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KILT-FM (100.3 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KKBQ-FM (92.9 FM; PASADENA, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KLOL (101.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KODA (99.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTBZ-FM (94.5 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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.)
  • K201FA (88.1 FM; FREEPORT, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL EVANGELISM)
  • KMJQ (102.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Lake Jackson:

  • K30DN (Channel 30; FREEPORT, TX; Owner: GERALD R. PROCTOR)
  • KAZH (Channel 57; BAYTOWN, TX; Owner: KAZH LICENSE, LLC)
  • KLTJ (Channel 22; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KJIB-LP (Channel 5; CLEAR LAKE CITY, TX; Owner: FAR EASTERN TELECASTERS)
  • KHOU-TV (Channel 11; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KHOU-TV, L.P.)
  • KPRC-TV (Channel 2; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, HOUSTON, LP)
  • KTMD (Channel 48; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF TEXAS PARTNERSHIP, LP)
  • KXLN-TV (Channel 45; ROSENBERG, TX; Owner: KXLN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KNWS-TV (Channel 51; KATY, TX; Owner: JOHNSON BROADCASTING, 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.)
  • KHWB (Channel 39; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KHWB, INC.)
  • 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)
  • KRIV (Channel 26; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KTRK-TV (Channel 13; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KTRK TELEVISION, 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)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Lake Jackson fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full and 2 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 ORIGINATED143$131,02572$142,539155$134,8919$65,0211$2,374,6209$96,0470$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED18$130,8547$139,44633$131,6001$53,0000$01$214,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED14$137,65414$74,07850$130,35815$14,8830$04$98,8981$61,260
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN12$130,417191$142,748125$119,2715$60,9160$018$118,8531$64,160
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS5$118,1824$94,71310$94,0882$54,1600$01$66,7400$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 6631.00 , 6632.00, 6633.00, 6634.00, 6635.00, 6636.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED36$172,6299$196,257
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$156,0151$231,960
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$234,5400$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$242,7300$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 6631.00 , 6632.00, 6633.00, 6634.00, 6635.00, 6636.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 56
  • Hazardous Condition: 195
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Lake Jackson

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lake Jackson, TX
Most common first names in Lake Jackson, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William8873.6 years
James8272.5 years
Mary8277.3 years
John6973.6 years
Robert6070.8 years
Dorothy3676.9 years
Helen3380.8 years
Margaret3277.0 years
George3074.3 years
Charles3071.7 years
Most common last names in Lake Jackson, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith5173.4 years
Williams3178.3 years
Johnson2173.6 years
Jones2073.2 years
Brown1977.5 years
Hall1679.9 years
Baker1672.9 years
Martin1675.3 years
Taylor1672.7 years
Davis1577.6 years
Businesses in Lake Jackson, TX
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2Lane Furniture1
Academy Sports + Outdoors1Little Caesars Pizza1
Aeropostale1Lowe's1
American Eagle Outfitters1Maurices1
Avenue1McDonald's2
Baskin-Robbins1Nike11
Bath & Body Works1Office Depot1
Burger King1OfficeMax1
CVS1Pac Sun1
Chevrolet1Papa John's Pizza1
Chick-Fil-A1Payless1
Chuck E. Cheese's1PetSmart1
Church's Chicken1Pizza Hut1
Comfort Suites1Popeyes1
Cricket Wireless4Quiznos1
Discount Tire1RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza1Red Lobster1
Famous Footwear1Rue211
FedEx6Ryan's Grill1
Foot Locker1SONIC Drive-In1
GNC1Safeway1
GameStop1Sears3
H&R Block1Spencer Gifts1
Hobby Lobby1Sprint Nextel1
Holiday Inn1T-Mobile3
Home Depot1Taco Bell1
Honda1Target1
Hot Topic1U-Haul1
IHOP1UPS5
JCPenney1Vans2
Jones New York2Verizon Wireless2
Journeys1Victoria's Secret1
Justice1Vons1
KFC1Walgreens1
Kohl's1Walmart1
Lane Bryant1

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  • #96 on the list of "Top 100 cities with lowest ratio of median house value to median household income (pop. 5,000+)"
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  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (8-hour) air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
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