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Population in 2012: 17,962 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +14.5%
 
Males: 8,789  (48.9%)
Females: 9,173  (51.1%)
Median resident age:  31.9 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 77477.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $62,285 (it was $50,323 in 2000)
Stafford:

$62,285
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $28,290 (it was $22,803 in 2000)

Stafford city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $157,983 (it was $95,000 in 2000)
Stafford:

$157,983
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $145,846; Detached houses: $154,593; Townhouses or other attached units: $139,557; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $130,943; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $99,617; Mobile homes: $57,134; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $44,796

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,064.

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Stafford races chart
  • Black alone - 4,740 (26.8%)
  • Hispanic - 4,590 (25.9%)
  • Asian alone - 4,000 (22.6%)
  • White alone - 3,972 (22.4%)
  • Two or more races - 293 (1.7%)
  • Other race alone - 50 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 42 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 6 (0.03%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Stafford: 93.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (6.1%), Irish (3.5%), Subsaharan African (3.3%), English (2.6%), Italian (2.4%), United States (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 6.98 square miles.

Population density: 2,574 people per square mile   (average).

Stafford,TX real estate house value index trend

Stafford, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Stafford:

  • High school or higher: 84.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 37.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Stafford city:

  • Never married: 31.2%
  • Now married: 52.7%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 3.4%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

6,134 residents are foreign born (13.9% Asia).

This city:  32.7%
Texas:  16.4%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 38 registered sex offenders living in Stafford, Texas as of January 31, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Stafford to the number of sex offenders is 473 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,767 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,922 (1.5%)

Stafford satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Missouri City, TX (3.2 miles , pop. 52,913).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Houston, TX (14.5 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Fifth Street, TX (1.4 miles ), Meadows Place, TX (1.5 miles ), Missouri City, TX (1.8 miles ), Sugar Land, TX (1.9 miles ), Four Corners, TX (2.6 miles ), New Territory, TX (2.7 miles ), Mission Bend, TX (2.8 miles ), Bellaire, TX (2.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 233 buildings, average cost: $114,800
  • 1998: 234 buildings, average cost: $122,800
  • 1999: 128 buildings, average cost: $121,700
  • 2000: 108 buildings, average cost: $135,500
  • 2001: 100 buildings, average cost: $139,600
  • 2002: 7 buildings, average cost: $103,300
  • 2003: 36 buildings, average cost: $117,000
  • 2004: 60 buildings, average cost: $110,300
  • 2005: 16 buildings, average cost: $122,300
  • 2006: 82 buildings, average cost: $177,200
  • 2007: 40 buildings, average cost: $176,300
  • 2008: 24 buildings, average cost: $171,500
  • 2009: 17 buildings, average cost: $173,500
  • 2010: 20 buildings, average cost: $172,900
  • 2011: 9 buildings, average cost: $162,900
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $162,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 29.62 N, Longitude: 95.56 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +10,331 (+55.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,229 (12.4%)

Area codes: 281, 832

Stafford household income distribution Stafford home values distribution

Crime rates in Stafford by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 1001312212212
per 100,000 4.70.00.05.516.15.210.19.85.010.010.15.510.7
Rapes 78111271441379623
per 100,000 33.249.967.265.937.673.320.263.534.945.030.311.116.1
Robberies 27423538474833412731333429
per 100,000 128.0261.9213.7208.6252.7251.3166.9200.4134.7155.1166.4188.2155.7
Assaults 14211126374045423036413744
per 100,000 66.4130.967.2142.7198.9209.4227.6205.3149.6180.1206.8204.8236.3
Burglaries 126160145143174174147179172189163161135
per 100,000 597.5997.7885.3785.1935.4910.9743.5874.9857.8945.5822.0891.2724.9
Thefts 481570745788672680634623681591643537492
per 100,000 2281.03554.34548.54326.33612.53559.73206.63045.03396.32956.53242.72972.62641.9
Auto thefts 95778082961059514512169627170
per 100,000 450.5480.1488.4450.2516.1549.7480.5708.7603.5345.2312.7393.0375.9
Arson 3110110222013
per 100,000 14.26.26.10.05.45.20.09.810.010.00.05.516.1
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 247.1380.1398.5402.9412.9419.9337.4395.6339.0337.3334.7317.5302.9

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

Crime rate in Stafford detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 61 (44 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.36
Texas average:

1.95
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.0%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +7,494 (+91.5%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Engineers (7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Computer specialists (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)
  • Accountants and auditors (4%)

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

Average climate in Stafford, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Stafford-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 79% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/21/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.5 miles away from the Stafford city center injured 16 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 9/13/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.4 miles away from the city center injured 2 people.

Earthquake activity:

Stafford-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 347.6 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 164.5 miles away from Stafford center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 387.2 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 156.9 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 469.8 miles away from Stafford center
On 5/27/2002 at 00:28:16, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 186.4 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 Fort Bend County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 8, Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Fires: 2, Tornadoes: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Stafford topographic map

Main business address for: SYSTEMS EVOLUTION INC (GOLD & SILVER ORES), INPUT OUTPUT INC (MEASURING & CONTROLLING DEVICES, NEC).

Hospitals in Stafford:

  • FOUNTAIN BROOK HOSPITAL (11919 W AIRPORT BLVD)
  • SOUTHERNCARE HOUSTON (4781 SOUTH MAIN STREET)

Dialysis Facilities in Stafford:

  • GLOBAL DIALYSIS PLUS INC (12823 CAPRICORN DRIVE)
  • QUALITY DIALYSIS TWO, INC (4007 GREENBRIAR, SUITE E)
  • STAFFORD DIALYSIS (12220 MURPHY RD, SUITE R)

Home Health Centers in Stafford:

  • ACP HEALTH CARE RESOURCES INC (4800 SUGAR GROVE BOULEVARD SUITE 490)
  • BEMA HEALTHCARE INC (12603 SOUTHWEST FREEWAY SUITE 285)
  • CARELINE HOME HEALTH SERVICE INC (4434 BLUEBONNET SUITE 135)
  • CHELSTON CARE SERVICES INC (4434 BLUE BONNET SUITE 118)
  • EMPIRE HOME HEALTH SERVICES (4434 BLUEBONNET DRIVE SUITE #149)
  • JEDS HEALTH CARE SERVICES INC (12319 MEADOW BRIAR DRIVE)
  • MEMORIAL HERMANN HOME HEALTH (11929 WEST AIRPORT BLVD SUITE 150)
  • NATIONSMED HEALTHCARE (4677 TECHNIPLEX)
  • RAPID HOME HEALTH CARE (3727 GREENBRIAR DRIVE SUITE 404)
  • SUMAR HEALTHCARE SERVICES (314 WHEELHOUSE CT)

Heliports located in Stafford:

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Amtrak stations near Stafford:

  • 16 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.
  • 20 miles: SOUTH HOUSTON (1546 COLLEGE) - Bus Station

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Stafford:

  • Houston Baptist University (about 6 miles; Houston, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,340)
  • The Art Institute of Houston (about 11 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 2,429)
  • The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (about 12 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 3,023)
  • Rice University (about 12 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 6,713)
  • University of St Thomas (about 13 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 2,747)
  • Houston Community College (about 14 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 38,303)
  • Texas Southern University (about 14 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 7,053)

Public high schools in Stafford:

Private high school in Stafford:

  • HOUSTON LEARNING ACADEMY (Students: 24; Location: 3964 BLUEBONNET DR; Grades: 9 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Stafford:

Private elementary/middle schools in Stafford:

  • SUGAR GROVE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 259; Location: 11600 W AIRPORT BLVD; Grades: PK - 6)
  • SUGAR CREEK MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 151; Location: 615 DULLES AVE; Grades: PK - 3)
  • WILLOWRIDGE DAY CARE & LEARNING CENTER (Students: 61; Location: 2803 S MAIN ST; Grades: PK - 1)
  • BEARRINGTON SCHOOL (Students: 48; Location: 1250 TEXAS PKWY STE F; Grades: PK - 5)
  • MULA ROAD CHILD CARE (Students: 27; Location: 10102 MULA RD; Grades: PK - 1)
  • NEW BEGINNINGS ACADEMY (Students: 25; Location: 12240 MURPHY RD; Grades: PK - T1)
See full list of schools located in Stafford, School District: STAFFORD MSD

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Notable locations in Stafford: The Oaks Center (A), Stafford Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (B), Stafford Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (C), Stafford Police Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Dove Country Shopping Center (1), Fountains on the Lake Shopping Center (2), Quail Creek Center Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Stafford include: SYSTEMS EVOLUTION INC (A), INPUT OUTPUT INC (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Stafford include: Bethel Baptist Church (A), Calvary Church of God in Christ (B), Redeemed Christian Church of God (C), Willowridge Baptist Church (D), West Side Baptist Church (E), Sugarland Chinese Baptist Church (F), New Hope Baptist Church (G), First Baptist Church of Missouri City (H), Jehovahs Witnesses Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Stafford: Southwest Indoor Soccer Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Aquatic Dreams Aquarium Service (Aquariums; 10502 Fountain Lake Dr #512), Amf Stafford Lanes (Amusement & Theme Parks; 4919 South Main Street), Back Door Cheer Store (Amusement & Theme Parks; 12950 Sugar Ridge Boulevard).

Hotel: Best Western Fort Bend Inn & Suites (11206 W Airport Blvd).

Fort Bend 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 2012 was 131. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

131
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.241. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 15.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.241
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 13.7. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.7
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.803. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.803
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 22.9. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 22.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.6
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 12.5. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.5
U.S.:

9.1

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00590. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00590
U.S.:

0.01468

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

  • 5TH STREET WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 1,461, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 11.8%
(5.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 5.7% for Black residents, 26.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 28.6% for other race residents, 1.2% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  66.4%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.8%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Stafford, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Stafford compared to Texas state average:

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

Banks with branches in Stafford (2011 data):

  • The Frost National Bank: Stafford Branch at 3531 South Main, branch established on 1982/07/06. Info updated 2006/12/21: Bank assets: $20,372.1 mil, Deposits: $16,846.8 mil, headquarters in San Antonio, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 133 total offices, Holding Company: Cullen/Frost Bankers, Inc.
  • Houston Community Bank, National Association: Houston Community Bank, Stafford Branch at 13811 Murphy Road (Fm 1092), branch established on 2004/01/20. Info updated 2011/08/15: Bank assets: $255.5 mil, Deposits: $229.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Houston City Bancshares, Inc.
  • First National Bank Texas: Stafford Banking Center - Rc 628 at 11210 West Airport Boulevard, branch established on 1999/10/27. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $944.3 mil, Deposits: $815.9 mil, headquarters in Killeen, TX, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 250 total offices, Holding Company: First Community Bancshares, Inc.
  • The State Bank of Texas: Stafford Branch at 13023 Murphy Road, branch established on 1998/02/04. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $161.6 mil, Deposits: $147.7 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices
  • Comerica Bank: Fort Bend Branch at 12800 Southwest Freeway, branch established on 1998/05/13. Info updated 2011/07/29: Bank assets: $60,970.5 mil, Deposits: $48,300.9 mil, headquarters in Dallas, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 497 total offices, Holding Company: Comerica Incorporated
  • Wallis State Bank: Meadows Office at 11311 West Airport Blvd, branch established on 1997/12/29. Info updated 2009/03/24: Bank assets: $352.8 mil, Deposits: $284.0 mil, headquarters in Wallis, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Wallis Bancshares, Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Stafford Branch at 11739 West Bellfort Street, branch established on 1954/04/20. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Keagans Meadow Branch at 11711 West Bellfort St, branch established on 1987/06/30. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Stafford, Texas:

  • Best Western Fort Bend Inn & Suites, 11206 W Airport Blvd, Stafford, TX 77477 , Phone: (281) 575-6060
  • Extended Stay America, 4726 Sugar Grove Blvd, Stafford, TX 77477 , Phone: (281) 240-0025, Fax: (281) 240-0206
  • Studio 6 - Sugarland #6044, 12827 SW Fwy, Stafford, TX 77477 , Phone: (281) 240-6900, Fax: (281) 240-8222
  • Hampton Inn, 4714 Techniplex Dr, Stafford, TX 77477 , Phone: (281) 565-0559
  • Comfort Suites, 4820 Techniplex Dr, Stafford, TX 77477 , Phone: (281) 565-5566, Fax: (281) 565-5050
  • Courtyard By Marriott Houston/sugarland, 12655 South West Fwy, Stafford, TX 77477 , Phone: (281) 491-7700, Fax: (281) 491-7733
  • Residence Inn By Marriott Houston/Sugarland, 12703 Southwestern Fwy, Stafford, TX 77477 , Phone: (281) 277-0770, Fax: (281) 277-1440
  • Sun Suites Of Suger Land-Stafford, 11620 Lebon Ln, Stafford, TX 77477 , Phone: (281) 240-1900, Fax: (281) 240-9009
  • 4 other hotels and motels
All 12 fire-safe hotels and motels in Stafford, Texas

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (56%)
  • Utility gas (43%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Stafford city (based on Fort Bend County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 45.84%
Here: 45.8%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristLDS (Mormon) Church
Adherents54.0%18.9%9.6%2.1%1.8%
Congregations6.8%23.0%9.9%6.2%4.3%
NameMuslim EstimateEvangelical Lutheran Church in America Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents1.6%1.3%1.3%1.1%8.3%
Congregations1.2%4.3%0.6%2.5%41.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 66
Fort Bend County:

1.30 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 8
This county:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 56
Fort Bend County:

1.10 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 153
Fort Bend County:

3.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 232
Here:

4.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.8%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Fort Bend County:

25.8%
Texas:

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

16.2%
State:

15.7%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4$19,815$59,4450$0
Other Government Administration 4$13,897$41,6910$0
Judicial and Legal 3$12,797$51,1880$0
Police Protection - Officers 45$180,784$48,2090$0
Police - Other 9$29,207$38,9430$0
Firefighters 2$10,468$62,80823$16,425
Streets and Highways 25$76,148$36,5511$72
Health 3$9,162$36,6480$0
Parks and Recreation 13$33,265$30,7063$1,377
Other and Unallocable 4$17,526$52,5780$0
Totals for Government 112$403,069$43,18627$17,874

Stafford government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - General: $4,067,000 ($226.42)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,892,000 ($161.01)
    Regular Highways: $1,419,000 ($79.00)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,382,000 ($76.94)
    General - Other: $1,222,000 ($68.03)
    Fire Protection: $457,000 ($25.44)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $440,000 ($24.50)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $370,000 ($20.60)
    Central Staff Services: $367,000 ($20.43)
    General Public Buildings: $298,000 ($16.59)
    Financial Administration: $267,000 ($14.86)
    Health Services - Other: $134,000 ($7.46)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $970,000 ($54.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $971,000 ($54.06)
    Regular Highways: $150,000 ($8.35)
    Police Protection: $149,000 ($8.30)
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $4,000 ($0.22)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,457,000 ($192.46)

Stafford government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks & Recreation: $106,000 ($5.90)
    All Other: $21,000 ($1.17)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $361,000 ($20.10)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,040,000 ($113.57)
    General Revenue, NEC: $695,000 ($38.69)
    Special Assessments: $16,000 ($0.89)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $105,000 ($5.85)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $12,538,000 ($698.03)
    Public Utilities: $1,686,000 ($93.86)
    Other Selective Sales: $706,000 ($39.31)
    NEC: $373,000 ($20.77)

Stafford government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $16,165,000 ($899.96)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $28,000,000 ($1558.85)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $13,725,000 ($764.11)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $28,000,000 ($1558.85)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $2,440,000 ($135.84)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $2,480,000 ($138.07)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $39,389,000 ($2192.91)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,564,000 ($87.07)

11.90% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($53,706 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.90%
Texas average:

8.37%

0.15% of residents moved from foreign countries ($612 average AGI)
Fort Bend County:

0.15%
Texas average:

0.20%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Harris County, TX  6.88% ($48,053 average AGI)
from Orleans Parish, LA  0.38% ($28,572)
from Brazoria County, TX  0.23% ($49,282)


8.32% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($58,877 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.32%
Texas average:

7.44%

0.12% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,296 average AGI)
Fort Bend County:

0.12%
Texas average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Harris County, TX  4.55% ($50,272 average AGI)
to Brazoria County, TX  0.32% ($53,705)
to Travis County, TX  0.16% ($50,957)

Strongest AM radio stations in Stafford:

  • KEYH (850 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • 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)
  • KRTX (980 AM; 5 kW; ROSENBURG/RICHMOND, TX)
  • KILT (610 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KLAT (1010 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KBME (790 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LTD. PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKHT (1070 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSEV (700 AM; 15 kW; TOMBALL, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KPRC (950 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMIC (1590 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: ABC, INC)
  • KCOH (1430 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KCOH, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Stafford:

  • K259AB (99.7 FM; SUGAR LAND, TX; Owner: THE KSBJ EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • 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)
  • KHCB-FM (105.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: HOUSTON CHRISTIAN BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KUHF (88.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON SYSTEM)
  • KMJQ (102.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KPTY (104.9 FM; MISSOURI CITY, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KLTN (102.9 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: HBC HOUSTON LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KLDE (107.5 FM; LAKE JACKSON, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KPFT (90.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • KOVE-FM (106.5 FM; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KRTS (92.1 FM; SEABROOK, TX; Owner: KRTS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Stafford:

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

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Stafford fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 72 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Stafford)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Stafford, TX)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 50 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 48 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Stafford)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 16 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Stafford)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED38$131,73129$122,41295$127,4816$42,1829$93,8812$35,075
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$105,0673$186,73719$109,8631$23,5900$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED11$146,19612$83,76865$127,51419$33,8855$83,4421$20,740
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN7$130,6735$161,75039$121,5193$31,5273$87,5430$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$143,8303$117,88713$149,8732$38,1101$45,7200$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 6712.00 , 6713.00, 6714.00, 6718.00, 6720.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED7$121,4468$130,6131$174,650
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$208,4602$138,4450$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$197,3604$113,4630$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 6712.00 , 6713.00, 6714.00, 6718.00, 6720.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 59
  • Hazardous Condition: 16
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Stafford

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Stafford, TX
Most common first names in Stafford, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary4377.7 years
John3971.0 years
Robert3967.6 years
James3064.3 years
George2178.8 years
William2072.8 years
Charles1968.8 years
Frank1877.2 years
Ruth1778.3 years
Dorothy1677.0 years
Most common last names in Stafford, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones1974.9 years
Brown1571.7 years
Perez1464.9 years
Davis1471.4 years
Rodriguez1371.1 years
Williams1377.3 years
Johnson1275.8 years
Smith1276.8 years
Ramirez1176.6 years
Nguyen1074.1 years
Businesses in Stafford, TX
NameCountNameCount
AMF Bowling1McDonald's1
AT&T1Nike3
Applebee's1Nissan1
AutoZone1OfficeMax1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Old Navy1
Catherines1Quiznos1
Chuck E. Cheese's1RadioShack1
Church's Chicken2Rooms To Go2
Comfort Suites1SONIC Drive-In2
Cricket Wireless3Safeway1
Curves1Sam's Club1
DHL1Sleep Inn1
Ethan Allen1Sprint Nextel1
Extended Stay America1Studio 61
FedEx7Super 81
Firestone Complete Auto Care1T-Mobile2
GNC1Taco Bell1
Hilton1The Room Place1
Hobby Lobby1True Value1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul1
IHOP1UPS5
Jack In The Box2Vans1
JoS. A. Bank1Vons1
KFC1Waffle House1
La Quinta1Walmart1
Lane Furniture2Wendy's1
Marriott2

Stafford on our top lists:

  • #57 on the list of "Top 100 most racially diverse cities (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #89 (77477) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Nigerian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2005 and 2006 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Peter S. Hegeman (20)
  • Mohan K.r. Panga (15)
  • Robert O. Castillo (11)
  • Nolan C. Lerche (9)
  • Rajesh Luharuka (8)
  • Claude L. Benckenstein, Jr. (6)
  • John H. Tait (6)
  • Garud Sridhar (5)
  • Vladimir Hernandez-Solis (5)
  • John R. Robb (5)

Total of 251 patent applications in 2008-2015.

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