Quintana, Texas

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Population in 2013: 62 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +63.2%
Males: 33  (54.0%)
Females: 29  (46.0%)
Median resident age:  52.9 years
Texas median age:  34.0 years

Zip code: 77541

Estimated median household income in 2013: $37,974 (it was $25,500 in 2000)
Quintana:

$37,974
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $16,125 (it was $15,900 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $115,288 (it was $47,000 in 2000)
Quintana:

$115,288
TX:

$132,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $119,688; Detached houses: $119,793

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,064.

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  • Races in Quintana, TX (2010)

    Quintana races chart
    • 3766.1%White alone
    • 1526.8%Hispanic
    • 23.6%Two or more races
    • 11.8%Black alone
    • 11.8%Asian alone
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Quintana: 89.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (41.0%), English (20.5%), Irish (14.1%), Swedish (7.7%), Italian (5.1%), Polish (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 0.61 square miles.

Population density: 102 people per square mile   (very low).

Quintana, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Quintana:

  • High school or higher: 60.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.0%
  • Unemployed: 35.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Quintana town:

  • Never married: 13.4%
  • Now married: 42.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 43.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,191 (1.0%)

Quintana satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Brazosport, TX (6.1 miles , pop. 59,653).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Houston, TX (58.1 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Surfside Beach, TX (1.7 miles ), Freeport, TX (1.8 miles ), Oyster Creek, TX (2.3 miles ), Brazosport, TX (2.5 miles ), Clute, TX (2.9 miles ), Jones Creek, TX (3.2 miles ), Lake Jackson, TX (3.3 miles ), Richwood, TX (3.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $154,200
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $106,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 28.92 N, Longitude: 95.32 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 979

Quintana household income distribution Quintana home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.5%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -18 (-32.1%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (63%)
  • Construction (38%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Educational services (67%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (33%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (63%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (25%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (67%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (33%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)

Average climate in Quintana, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Quintana-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 4% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/1966, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.8 miles away from the Quintana town center .

On 4/11/1969, a category F3 tornado 21.9 miles away from the town center injured 13 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Quintana-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 320.0 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 170.1 miles away from Quintana 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 136.0 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 164.5 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 430.0 miles away from Quintana 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 492.9 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).
Quintana topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Quintana:

  • WOODLAKE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; CLUTE, TX)
  • LAKE JACKSON HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; LAKE JACKSON, TX)
  • LAKE JACKSON NH INC (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; LAKE JACKSON, TX)
  • CREEKSIDE VILLAGE HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; CLUTE, TX)
  • HELPING HANDS AND HEARTS HOSPICE (Hospital, about 10 miles away; LAKE JACKSON, TX)
  • BRAZOSPORT REGIONAL HEALTH SYSTEM Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; LAKE JACKSON, TX)
  • BRAZOSPORT TRANSITIONAL CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; LAKE JACKSON, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Quintana:

  • Brazosport College (about 11 miles; Lake Jackson, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,573)
  • Alvin Community College (about 33 miles; Alvin, TX; FT enrollment: 3,953)
  • College of the Mainland (about 38 miles; Texas City, TX; FT enrollment: 2,739)
  • The University of Texas Medical Branch (about 43 miles; Galveston, TX; FT enrollment: 2,314)
  • University of Houston-Clear Lake (about 48 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 5,833)
  • San Jacinto Community College (about 53 miles; Pasadena, TX; FT enrollment: 13,517)
  • Wharton County Junior College (about 54 miles; Wharton, TX; FT enrollment: 5,009)

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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 7.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.68
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 46.9%
(47.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.1 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  59.3%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  11.1%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Quintana compared to Texas state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.1
Texas average:

14.4

Quintana travel time to work - commute Quintana mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (76%)
  • Utility gas (14%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Quintana town (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%
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
Other Government Administration 3$6,936$27,7440$0
Water Supply 0$0 1$320
Totals for Government 3$6,936$27,7441$320

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 Quintana:

  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)
  • KBRZ (1460 AM; 1 kW; FREEPORT, TX; Owner: ALELUYA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • KSEV (700 AM; 15 kW; TOMBALL, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KTEK (1110 AM; daytime; 3 kW; ALVIN, TX; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLAT (1010 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KRTX (980 AM; 5 kW; ROSENBURG/RICHMOND, TX)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKHT (1070 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Quintana:

  • K201FA (88.1 FM; FREEPORT, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL EVANGELISM)
  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • KRTS (92.1 FM; SEABROOK, TX; Owner: KRTS, 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.)
  • KMJQ (102.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Quintana:

  • KAZH (Channel 57; BAYTOWN, TX; Owner: KAZH LICENSE, LLC)
  • K30DN (Channel 30; FREEPORT, TX; Owner: GERALD R. PROCTOR)
  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • KFTH (Channel 67; ALVIN, TX; Owner: TELEFUTURA HOUSTON LLC)
  • KZJL (Channel 61; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KZJL LICENSE CORP.)
  • KETH (Channel 14; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TV, INC.)
  • 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)

Quintana fatal accident list:

Oct 27, 2008 05:20 PM, Holley, Lat: 28.93423, Lon: -95.31004, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 28.938750 Lon: -95.305639, Call Sign: WQHM353
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.557 MHz, 151.737 MHz, 152.877 MHz, 158.392 MHz, 159.757 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/06/2007, Expiration Date: 09/06/2017, Certifier: Eric Rojas
    Registrant: Houston Communications Inc, 1105 Industrial Blvd., Sugar Land, TX 77478, Phone: (866) 406-7866, Fax: (281) 491-1727, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • 1500 Lamar St (Lat: 28.938750 Lon: -95.305639), Type: Building, Structure height: 16.5 m, Call Sign: WQIA741
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.500 MHz, 156.800 MHz, 156.700 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/11/2007, Expiration Date: 12/11/2017, Certifier: Eric Rojas
    Registrant: Conocophillips Company, 600 N Dairy Ashford, Houston, TX 77079, Phone: (832) 379-6666, Email:

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$38,850
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 6644.00

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
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