Oyster Creek, Texas

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Population in 2019: 1,193 (66% urban, 34% rural).
Population change since 2000: +0.1%
 
Males: 651  (54.6%)
Females: 542  (45.4%)
Median resident age:

35.6 years
Texas median age:

35.1 years

Zip codes: 77541.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $42,947 (it was $35,144 in 2000)
Oyster Creek:

$42,947
TX:

$64,034

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $27,332 (it was $15,000 in 2000)

Oyster Creek city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $79,660 (it was $37,300 in 2000)
Oyster Creek:

$79,660
TX:

$200,400

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $107,842; detached houses: $133,758; mobile homes: $49,343

Median gross rent in 2019: $868.

March 2019 cost of living index in Oyster Creek: 87.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 31.3%
(40.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.1% for Black residents, 8.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 10.0% for other race residents, 33.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Oyster Creek, TX (2010)
    • 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



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Oyster Creek, Texas as of March 01, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Oyster Creek is 1,325 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Oyster Creek by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(89.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(79.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(89.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(88.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(79.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(78.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(86.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(87.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(88.6)
1
(86.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
16
(1,268)
5
(404.5)
15
(1,199)
11
(884.2)
13
(1,021)
10
(881.8)
10
(867.3)
13
(1,157)
11
(983.9)
10
(878.7)
18
(1,585)
14
(1,240)
15
(1,290)
15
(1,282)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
26
(2,060)
30
(2,427)
23
(1,839)
18
(1,447)
24
(1,885)
12
(1,058)
14
(1,214)
19
(1,690)
9
(805.0)
14
(1,230)
9
(792.3)
13
(1,151)
6
(515.9)
7
(598.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
28
(2,219)
26
(2,104)
24
(1,918)
22
(1,768)
30
(2,357)
21
(1,852)
31
(2,689)
27
(2,402)
22
(1,968)
19
(1,670)
22
(1,937)
27
(2,391)
16
(1,376)
19
(1,624)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
4
(317.0)
4
(323.6)
1
(79.9)
3
(241.2)
3
(235.7)
4
(352.7)
4
(346.9)
4
(355.9)
5
(447.2)
8
(703.0)
3
(264.1)
3
(265.7)
5
(429.9)
3
(256.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(87.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index511.9360.8539.6368.2472.9352.7419.8652.1439.2411.2541.4472.1409.3383.8

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Oyster Creek, TX

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 13 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

7.74
Texas average:

1.56
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Ancestries: American (26.1%), English (10.5%), Norwegian (7.1%), Scotch-Irish (6.7%), African (5.9%), Scottish (1.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 1.89 square miles.

Population density: 630 people per square mile   (low).

Oyster Creek, Texas map

68 residents are foreign born (5.0% Latin America).

This city:

5.3%
Texas:

17.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,957 (3.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $574 (1.0%)

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 )

Latitude: 29.00 N, Longitude: 95.33 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 979

Distribution of median household income in Oyster Creek, TX in 2019
Distribution of house value in Oyster Creek, TX in 2019

Oyster Creek satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2016: 4 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2017: 3 buildings, average cost: $86,700
  • 2018: 8 buildings, average cost: $67,500
  • 2019: 4 buildings, average cost: $133,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Oyster Creek, TX residents
Average permit cost in Oyster Creek, TX
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

9.4%
Texas:

8.0%
Population change in the 1990s: +147 (+14.1%).
Most common industries in Oyster Creek, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (19.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.3%)
  • Chemicals (7.0%)
  • Truck transportation (4.8%)
  • Educational services (4.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.2%)
  • Public administration (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (32.3%)
  • Chemicals (10.9%)
  • Truck transportation (6.7%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.1%)
  • Rail transportation (3.2%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (2.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (16.1%)
  • Educational services (11.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.7%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (7.4%)
  • Public administration (5.7%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.3%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Oyster Creek, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (13.4%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (9.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (5.1%)
  • Electricians (4.8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (7.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6.5%)
  • Cashiers (6.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.8%)

Average climate in Oyster Creek, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 54.9. This is better than average.

City:

54.9
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 2.27. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.27
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.1
U.S.:

33.3

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 above Texas state average. It is 45% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/20/2011 at 12:24:41, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 167.0 miles away from the city center
On 5/17/2012 at 08:12:00, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 210.4 miles away from Oyster Creek center
On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 170.0 miles away from Oyster Creek center
On 9/2/2013 at 23:51:15, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MW, Depth: 2.9 mi) earthquake occurred 208.3 miles away from the city center
On 5/1/2018 at 16:28:56, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 162.0 miles away from the city center
On 9/2/2013 at 21:52:38, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 210.7 miles away from Oyster Creek center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Brazoria County (26) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 18
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 12, Floods: 10, Hurricanes: 10, Tornadoes: 5, Tropical Storms: 2, Winds: 2, Fire: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Other: 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)

Points of interest:

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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
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

For population 15 years and over in Oyster Creek:

Marital status in Oyster Creek, TX
  • Never married: 29.1%
  • Now married: 39.4%
  • Separated: 4.0%
  • Widowed: 9.4%
  • Divorced: 18.1%

For population 25 years and over in Oyster Creek:

  • High school or higher: 79.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Unemployed: 6.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.3
Texas average:

13.8

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Oyster Creek
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Brazoria 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
Here:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

4.50 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

9.6%
State:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Brazoria County:

29.1%
State:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.7%
Texas:

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 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police - Other 6$24,390$48,7803$2,367
Police Protection - Officers 5$21,983$52,7591$2,121
Financial Administration 3$9,163$36,6520$0
Sewerage 2$9,313$55,8780$0
Water Supply 2$4,856$29,1360$0
Judicial and Legal 1$4,925$59,1001$607
Other Government Administration 1$3,898$46,7766$800
Health 0$0 1$2,214
Totals for Government 20$78,528$47,11712$8,109

Oyster Creek government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $778,000 ($652.14)
    Financial Administration: $278,000 ($233.03)
    Sewerage: $205,000 ($171.84)
    Water Utilities: $157,000 ($131.60)
    Central Staff Services: $82,000 ($68.73)
    Parks and Recreation: $76,000 ($63.70)
    Regular Highways: $71,000 ($59.51)
    General - Other: $65,000 ($54.48)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $63,000 ($52.81)
    Local Fire Protection: $23,000 ($19.28)
    Solid Waste Management: $17,000 ($14.25)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Financial Administration: $30,000 ($25.15)
    Water Utilities: $29,000 ($24.31)
    Police Protection: $29,000 ($24.31)
    Parks and Recreation: $9,000 ($7.54)
    Sewerage: $2,000 ($1.68)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $690,000 ($578.37)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $23,000 ($19.28)

Oyster Creek government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $95,000 ($79.63)
    Parks and Recreation: $12,000 ($10.06)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $186,000 ($155.91)
    General Local Government Support: $5,000 ($4.19)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $58,000 ($48.62)
    General Revenue - Other: $13,000 ($10.90)
    Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($3.35)
    Special Assessments: $3,000 ($2.51)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $121,000 ($101.42)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,000 ($0.84)
  • Tax - Public Utilities Sales: $1,063,000 ($891.03)
    Property: $311,000 ($260.69)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $195,000 ($163.45)
    Amusements License: $6,000 ($5.03)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $2,000 ($1.68)
    Public Utility License: $1,000 ($0.84)

Oyster Creek government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $410,000 ($343.67)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $365,000 ($305.95)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $45,000 ($37.72)

Oyster Creek government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,502,000 ($1259.01)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $18,000 ($15.09)

8.72% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($65,164 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.72%
Texas average:

7.43%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($630 average AGI)
Brazoria County:

0.05%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Harris County, TX  3.71% ($69,346 average AGI)
from Fort Bend County, TX  0.73% ($63,166)
from Galveston County, TX  0.59% ($57,582)


7.10% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($71,147 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.10%
Texas average:

7.26%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($537 average AGI)
Brazoria County:

0.05%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Harris County, TX  2.73% ($69,955 average AGI)
to Galveston County, TX  0.69% ($68,846)
to Fort Bend County, TX  0.63% ($79,407)

Businesses in Oyster Creek, TX

  • FedEx: 1

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 24, 2018 07:26 PM, Cr-287, Lat: 28.995228, Lon: -95.314292, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Oct 29, 2015 05:28 PM, Oyster Creek Bend, Hays St, Lat: 29.000761, Lon: -95.331206, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Feb 28, 2009 06:41 PM, Duncan, Lat: 28.995447, Lon: -95.322014, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Apr 25, 2002 05:40 AM, Fm523, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Oct 31, 2001 10:10 PM, 690, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Oct 25, 2000 09:52 PM, Fm523, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Aug 22, 1998 11:00 PM, Fm523, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 43ft / 12.9mTotal length
  • $209,000Total costs
  • 10,170Total average daily traffic
  • 401Total average daily truck traffic
  • 14,190Total 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: The Law Office Of Dan J. Alpert, Dja@commlaw.Tv, , Arlin-gton, Phone: (703) 243-8690

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

14 (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: KG5VUE, Licensee ID: L02141372, Grant Date: 11/06/2017, Expiration Date: 11/06/2027, Certifier: Daniel Mejia, Registrant: Daniel Mejia, 2501 Shady Creek Ln, 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 in Oyster Creek, TX
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Oyster Creek, TX - Value
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Oyster Creek, TX
  • 54.2%Electricity
  • 30.8%Utility gas
  • 8.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.6%No fuel used
  • 0.7%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Oyster Creek, TX
  • 54.4%Electricity
  • 35.3%Utility gas
  • 8.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.4%No fuel used


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 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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