Spring Valley Village, Texas

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Population in 2014: 4,142 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Males: 2,029  (49.0%)
Females: 2,113  (51.0%)
Median resident age:  43.3 years
Texas median age:  34.5 years
Estimated median household income in 2016: $56,377
Spring Valley Village:

$56,377
TX:

$56,565

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $30,496

Spring Valley Village city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $166,600
Spring Valley Village:

$166,600
TX:

$161,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $758,005; Detached houses: $740,846

Median gross rent in 2016: $2,369.

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  • Races in Spring Valley Village, TX (2010)

    Spring Valley Village races chart
    • 3,16385.1%White alone
    • 2867.7%Hispanic
    • 1875.0%Asian alone
    • 330.9%Black alone
    • 310.8%Two or more races
    • 60.2%American Indian alone
    • 90.2%Other race alone

Races in Spring Valley Village detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Spring Valley Village: 99.8 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (11.6%), Irish (11.1%), American (7.6%), English (6.4%), Italian (3.8%), Serbian (2.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

For population 25 years and over in Spring Valley Village:

  • High school or higher: 97.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 78.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 34.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Spring Valley Village city:

  • Never married: 19.9%
  • Now married: 65.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

350 residents are foreign born (2.6% Europe, 2.1% Latin America).

This city:

8.3%
Texas:

16.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $10,829 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $6,874 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Houston, TX (7.5 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Spring Valley, TX (0.2 miles ), Hilshire Village, TX (1.0 miles ), Hedwig Village, TX (1.1 miles ), Hunters Creek Village, TX (1.2 miles ), Piney Point Village, TX (1.4 miles ), Bunker Hill Village, TX (1.6 miles ), Bellaire, TX (2.5 miles ), West University Place, TX (2.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2009: 19 buildings, average cost: $438,900
  • 2010: 34 buildings, average cost: $409,300
  • 2011: 26 buildings, average cost: $466,700
  • 2012: 23 buildings, average cost: $416,600
  • 2013: 41 buildings, average cost: $445,800
  • 2014: 23 buildings, average cost: $542,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 29.79 N, Longitude: 95.50 W

Spring Valley Village household income distribution Spring Valley Village home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.6%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (23%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (22%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (7%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (28%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Legal occupations (13%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (10%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (4%)
  • Production occupations (4%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (18%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Legal occupations (8%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Spring Valley Village: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Tornado activity:

Spring Valley Village-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 85% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/21/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.1 miles away from the Spring Valley Village city center injured 16 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 2/5/1986, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.2 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Spring Valley Village-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 348.3 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 171.9 miles away from Spring Valley Village center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 382.9 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, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 164.0 miles away from the city 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 472.0 miles away from Spring Valley Village center
On 5/27/2002 at 00:28:16, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 195.8 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 Harris County (29) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 22
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 16, Floods: 15, Hurricanes: 8, Tornadoes: 7, Tropical Storms: 3, Fires: 2, Winds: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Spring Valley Village:

  • CONFIDENT CARE HOME HEALTH SERVICES INC (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; HOUSTON, TX)
  • WOODRIDGE NURSING AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; HOUSTON, TX)
  • SAM HOUSTON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 1 miles away; HOUSTON, TX)
  • SPRING BRANCH MEDICAL CTR SNF SAM HOUS (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; HOUSTON, TX)
  • SPRING BRANCH TRANSITIONAL CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; HOUSTON, TX)
  • SPRING BRANCH MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, about 1 miles away; HOUSTON, TX)
  • HOME CARE PROVIDERS INC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; HOUSTON, TX)

Amtrak stations near Spring Valley Village:

  • 9 miles: HOUSTON (902 WASHINGTON AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 19 miles: SOUTH HOUSTON (1546 COLLEGE) - Bus Station

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Spring Valley Village:

  • The Art Institute of Houston (about 6 miles; Houston, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,429)
  • Houston Baptist University (about 7 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 2,340)
  • University of St Thomas (about 8 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 2,747)
  • Rice University (about 8 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 6,713)
  • Houston Community College (about 9 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 38,303)
  • The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (about 9 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 3,023)
  • University of Houston-Downtown (about 9 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 10,122)

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Notable locations in Spring Valley Village: Spring Valley Police Department (A), City of Spring Valley Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Spring Valley Village include: Korean Presbyterian Church of Houston (A), Spring Branch Church of the Nazarene (B), Grace Community Church of Houston (C), Grace Chinese American New Testament Fellowship Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Spring Valley Village: Reggie Grob Stadium (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Harris County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 128. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

128
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.276. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.276
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 10.9. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.9
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.385. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.385
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 24.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 20.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.8
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.01. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.01
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00590. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00590
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 3.0%
(3.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 3.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.7 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  80.3%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  1.9%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.3
Texas average:

14.3

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Spring Valley Village city (based on Harris County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,077,2872,102
Catholic741,896109
Mainline Protestant278,855288
Other213,212296
Black Protestant65,641211
Orthodox12,88425
None1,702,684-
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: 737
Harris County:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 41
This county:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 530
Harris County:

1.35 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1,321
Harris County:

3.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2,302
Here:

5.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.9%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Harris County:

26.0%
Texas:

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

17.1%
State:

15.7%

5.04% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($48,713 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.04%
Texas average:

7.14%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,867 average AGI)
Harris County:

0.06%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Fort Bend County, TX  0.58% ($43,153 average AGI)
from Montgomery County, TX  0.36% ($53,106)
from Galveston County, TX  0.23% ($41,153)


4.85% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($55,200 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.85%
Texas average:

6.69%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,308 average AGI)
Harris County:

0.10%
Texas average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Fort Bend County, TX  0.70% ($57,326 average AGI)
to Montgomery County, TX  0.46% ($60,825)
to Brazoria County, TX  0.24% ($48,130)

Strongest AM radio stations in Spring Valley Village:

  • KMIC (1590 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: ABC, INC)
  • KILT (610 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KBME (790 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LTD. PARTNERSHIP)
  • KEYH (850 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKHT (1070 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLAT (1010 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)
  • KPRC (950 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSEV (700 AM; 15 kW; TOMBALL, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KQUE (1230 AM; 1 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KCOH (1430 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KCOH, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Spring Valley Village:

  • KMJQ (102.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KPFT (90.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, 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)
  • KRBE (104.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KKRW (93.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KUHF (88.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON SYSTEM)
  • KLTN (102.9 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: HBC HOUSTON LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KHCB-FM (105.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: HOUSTON CHRISTIAN BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KPTY (104.9 FM; MISSOURI CITY, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • K259AB (99.7 FM; SUGAR LAND, TX; Owner: THE KSBJ EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • KLDE (107.5 FM; LAKE JACKSON, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KHPT (106.9 FM; CONROE, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KTSU (90.9 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TEXAS SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Spring Valley Village:

  • KPRC-TV (Channel 2; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, HOUSTON, LP)
  • KHOU-TV (Channel 11; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KHOU-TV, L.P.)
  • KVVV-LP (Channel 53; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KAZH LICENSE, LLC)
  • KRIV (Channel 26; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KPXB (Channel 49; CONROE, TX; Owner: PAXSON HOUSTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • KTRK-TV (Channel 13; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KTRK TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KFTH (Channel 67; ALVIN, TX; Owner: TELEFUTURA HOUSTON LLC)
  • KHWB (Channel 39; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KHWB, INC.)
  • KUHT (Channel 8; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON SYSTEM)
  • KTBU (Channel 55; CONROE, TX; Owner: HUMANITY INTERESTED MEDIA, INC.)
  • KTXH (Channel 20; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KNWS-TV (Channel 51; KATY, TX; Owner: JOHNSON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXLN-TV (Channel 45; ROSENBERG, TX; Owner: KXLN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KVDO-LP (Channel 69; CLEAR LAKE, TX; Owner: FAR EASTERN TELECASTERS)
  • KZJL (Channel 61; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KZJL LICENSE CORP.)
  • KETH (Channel 14; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TV, INC.)
  • KBPX-LP (Channel 33; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • K30CV (Channel 30; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, 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)
  • KJIB-LP (Channel 5; CLEAR LAKE CITY, TX; Owner: FAR EASTERN TELECASTERS)
  • KTMD (Channel 48; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF TEXAS PARTNERSHIP, LP)
  • KVQT-LP (Channel 24; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: C. DOWEN JOHNSON)
  • KLTJ (Channel 22; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KAZH (Channel 57; BAYTOWN, TX; Owner: KAZH LICENSE, LLC)

Spring Valley Village compared to Texas state average:

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