Oyster Creek, Texas

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Population in 2014: 1,133 (66% urban, 34% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.9%
 
Males: 573  (50.6%)
Females: 560  (49.4%)
Median resident age:  35.5 years
Texas median age:  34.0 years

Zip codes: 77541.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $37,209 (it was $35,144 in 2000)
Oyster Creek:

$37,209
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $15,790 (it was $15,000 in 2000)

Oyster Creek city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $54,552 (it was $37,300 in 2000)
Oyster Creek:

$54,552
TX:

$132,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $77,064; Detached houses: $98,213; Mobile homes: $29,737

Median gross rent in 2013: $893.

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  • Races in Oyster Creek, TX (2010)

    Oyster Creek races chart
    • 76268.6%White alone
    • 26123.5%Hispanic
    • 413.7%Black alone
    • 282.5%Two or more races
    • 151.4%American Indian alone
    • 40.4%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Oyster Creek: 88.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (14.6%), Irish (10.8%), English (10.7%), French (5.6%), United States (4.5%), Dutch (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 1.89 square miles.

Population density: 598 people per square mile   (low).

Oyster Creek,TX real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Oyster Creek:

  • High school or higher: 74.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.2%
  • Unemployed: 6.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Oyster Creek city:

  • Never married: 30.3%
  • Now married: 51.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.6%
  • Divorced: 13.9%

49 residents are foreign born (3.9% Latin America, 0.4% Asia).

This city:

4.4%
Texas:

16.5%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Oyster Creek, Texas as of December 04, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Oyster Creek to the number of sex offenders is 1,121 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,297 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $712 (1.4%)

Oyster Creek satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Brazosport, TX (2.9 miles , pop. 59,653).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Houston, TX (53.0 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Brazosport, TX (1.7 miles ), Freeport, TX (1.8 miles ), Surfside Beach, TX (2.0 miles ), Clute, TX (2.1 miles ), Quintana, TX (2.3 miles) , Richwood, TX (2.6 miles ), Lake Jackson, TX (2.7 miles ), Jones Creek, TX (3.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $62,200
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $78,300
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $85,300
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $51,000
  • 2002: 8 buildings, average cost: $65,800
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $84,000
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $119,400
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $111,700
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $120,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $70,000
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $60,400
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $65,200
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $65,200
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $65,200
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $223,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $223,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 29.00 N, Longitude: 95.33 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 979

Oyster Creek household income distribution Oyster Creek home values distribution

Crime rates in Oyster Creek by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0000000000010
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.089.00.0
Rapes 00110010000N/A1
per 100,000 0.00.079.379.50.00.079.90.00.00.00.0N/A89.4
Robberies 0100001010100
per 100,000 0.080.00.00.00.00.079.90.078.60.086.70.00.0
Assaults 3231116515111310101311
per 100,000 241.0160.0237.9874.41,267.8404.51,199.0884.21,021.2881.8867.31,156.6983.9
Burglaries 179122526302318241214199
per 100,000 1,365.5720.0951.61,987.32,060.22,427.21,838.51,446.91,885.31,058.21,214.21,690.4805.0
Thefts 53352519282624223021312722
per 100,000 4,257.02,800.01,982.61,510.32,218.72,103.61,918.51,768.52,356.61,851.92,688.62,402.11,967.8
Auto thefts 2103441334445
per 100,000 160.680.00.0238.5317.0323.679.9241.2235.7352.7346.9355.9447.2
Arson 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 323.0222.1253.8451.5505.7356.5533.0363.7467.2348.5414.7644.2433.9

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Crime rate in Oyster Creek detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 10 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.37
Texas average:

2.02
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.6%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +147 (+14.1%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (26%)
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (18%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (39%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (15%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (15%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (14%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Oyster Creek: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Oyster Creek, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Oyster Creek-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 14% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/1966, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.0 miles away from the Oyster Creek city center .

On 9/12/1961, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 39.7 miles away from the city center killed 8 people and injured 200 people.

Earthquake activity:

Oyster Creek-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 321.5 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 170.0 miles away from Oyster Creek 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 140.9 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 164.1 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 426.2 miles away from Oyster Creek 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 491.4 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).
Oyster Creek topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Oyster Creek:

  • WOODLAKE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; CLUTE, TX)
  • CREEKSIDE VILLAGE HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; CLUTE, TX)
  • LAKE JACKSON HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; LAKE JACKSON, TX)
  • LAKE JACKSON NH INC (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; LAKE JACKSON, TX)
  • HELPING HANDS AND HEARTS HOSPICE (Hospital, about 7 miles away; LAKE JACKSON, TX)
  • BRAZOSPORT REGIONAL HEALTH SYSTEM Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; LAKE JACKSON, TX)
  • BRAZOSPORT TRANSITIONAL CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; LAKE JACKSON, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Oyster Creek:

  • Brazosport College (about 7 miles; Lake Jackson, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,573)
  • Alvin Community College (about 28 miles; Alvin, TX; FT enrollment: 3,953)
  • College of the Mainland (about 34 miles; Texas City, TX; FT enrollment: 2,739)
  • The University of Texas Medical Branch (about 40 miles; Galveston, TX; FT enrollment: 2,314)
  • University of Houston-Clear Lake (about 43 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 5,833)
  • San Jacinto Community College (about 48 miles; Pasadena, TX; FT enrollment: 13,517)
  • The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (about 49 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 3,023)

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Notable locations in Oyster Creek: Oyster Creek Volunteer Fire Department (A), Oyster Creek City Marshal's Office (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Dutch Lake (A). Display/hide its 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.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 9.68. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.68
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 26.6%
(21.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 43.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 16.7% for American Indian residents, 13.6% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  70.9%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.6%
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: 0.0% of all households
21 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional) in 2010
32 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.4
Texas average:

14.4

Oyster Creek travel time to work - commute Oyster Creek mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Oyster Creek city (based on Brazoria County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant98,539226
Catholic50,86312
Mainline Protestant17,85445
Other9,75219
Black Protestant1,45413
Orthodox--
None134,704-
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: 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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

46.1%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Oyster Creek:

41.3%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Oyster Creek:

28.8
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

24.2%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.7%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Oyster Creek:

6.8
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Oyster Creek:

34.2%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
Here:

52.3%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Oyster Creek:

77.4%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Oyster Creek, 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 2$6,080$36,4800$0
Other Government Administration 2$4,873$29,2380$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$813
Police Protection - Officers 5$19,999$47,9985$6,781
Police - Other 4$10,625$31,8754$2,810
Streets and Highways 1$1,993$23,9160$0
Solid Waste Management 1$5,431$65,1720$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,066$24,7920$0
Water Supply 1$2,125$25,5000$0
Totals for Government 17$53,192$37,54711$10,404

Oyster Creek government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $348,000 ($307.15)
    Sewerage: $206,000 ($181.82)
    Financial Administration: $203,000 ($179.17)
    Water Utilities: $157,000 ($138.57)
    Regular Highways: $101,000 ($89.14)
    Parks & Recreation: $49,000 ($43.25)
    Solid Waste Management: $8,000 ($7.06)
    Fire Protection: $6,000 ($5.30)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($0.88)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $35,000 ($30.89)
    Regular Highways: $26,000 ($22.95)
    Water Utilities: $19,000 ($16.77)
    Police Protection: $7,000 ($6.18)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($0.88)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $450,000 ($397.18)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $50,000 ($44.13)

Oyster Creek government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $241,000 ($212.71)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,000 ($0.88)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $87,000 ($76.79)
    General Revenue, NEC: $4,000 ($3.53)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $93,000 ($82.08)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,000 ($0.88)
  • Tax - Public Utilities: $683,000 ($602.82)
    Property: $187,000 ($165.05)
    Total General Sales: $141,000 ($124.45)
    NEC: $4,000 ($3.53)

Oyster Creek government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $835,000 ($736.98)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $20,000 ($17.65)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $6,000 ($5.30)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $805,000 ($710.50)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $30,000 ($26.48)
    Other, NEC: $14,000 ($12.36)

Oyster Creek government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $680,000 ($600.18)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $107,000 ($94.44)

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 Oyster Creek:

  • KBRZ (1460 AM; 1 kW; FREEPORT, TX; Owner: ALELUYA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • KRTX (980 AM; 5 kW; ROSENBURG/RICHMOND, TX)
  • KKHT (1070 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Oyster Creek:

  • K201FA (88.1 FM; FREEPORT, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL EVANGELISM)
  • KYBJ (91.1 FM; LAKE JACKSON, TX; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION OF BRAZOSPORT, INC)
  • K216BX (91.1 FM; LAKE JACKSON, TX; Owner: KSBJ EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • KLDE (107.5 FM; LAKE JACKSON, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KOVE-FM (106.5 FM; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KRTS (92.1 FM; SEABROOK, TX; Owner: KRTS, INC.)
  • KJOJ-FM (103.3 FM; FREEPORT, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • 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.)
  • KMJQ (102.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Oyster Creek:

  • 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)
  • KTMD (Channel 48; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF TEXAS PARTNERSHIP, LP)
  • KHOU-TV (Channel 11; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KHOU-TV, L.P.)
  • KPRC-TV (Channel 2; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, HOUSTON, LP)
  • KNWS-TV (Channel 51; KATY, TX; Owner: JOHNSON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXLN-TV (Channel 45; ROSENBERG, TX; Owner: KXLN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KTBU (Channel 55; CONROE, TX; Owner: HUMANITY INTERESTED MEDIA, INC.)
  • KTXH (Channel 20; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KHWB (Channel 39; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KHWB, INC.)
  • KPXB (Channel 49; CONROE, TX; Owner: PAXSON HOUSTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • KZJL (Channel 61; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KZJL LICENSE CORP.)
  • 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)

Oyster Creek fatal accident list:

Feb 28, 2009 06:41 PM, Duncan, Lat: 28.99545, Lon: -95.32201, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Apr 25, 2002 05:40 AM, Fm523, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Oct 31, 2001 10:10 PM, 690, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Oct 25, 2000 09:52 PM, Fm523, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Aug 22, 1998 11:00 PM, Fm523, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 9m30ftTotal length
  • $209,000Total costs
  • 12,200Total average daily traffic
  • 854Total average daily truck traffic
  • 26,100Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

1
  • Laura Mizrahi, 0.67 Km E-Ne Of Intersection Of Baldwin Rd. & Rte. 332 (Lat: 28.987139 Lon: -95.334083), Type: 62.4, Structure height: 48039 m, Overall height: 61.5 m, Registrant: 7032438690, Dja@commlaw.Tv, 2120 N. 21ST RD.

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Oyster Creek, TX)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

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

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KD7SRR, Licensee ID: L00572151, Grant Date: 09/19/2002, Expiration Date: 09/19/2012, Cancellation Date: 09/20/2014, Certifier: Melissa L Barrie, Registrant: Melissa L Barrie, 211 Lake Drive, Oyster Creek, TX 77541
  • Call Sign: KE5OTC, Licensee ID: L01290961, Grant Date: 06/05/2007, Expiration Date: 06/05/2017, Certifier: Harley C Ruscher, Registrant: Harley C Ruscher, 2407 Fm 523, Oyster Creek, TX 77541

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$97,0901$87,7901$137,890
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 6642.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$77,240
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2008 2007 2004

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 6642.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (70%)
  • Utility gas (27%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Businesses in Oyster Creek, TX

  • FedEx: 1

Oyster Creek compared to Texas state average:

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

Oyster Creek on our top lists:

  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other noninstitutional group quarters (population 1,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant adherents"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
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