Stafford, Texas

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Population in 2017: 18,315 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +16.8%
 
Males: 9,041  (49.4%)
Females: 9,274  (50.6%)
Median resident age:

36.8 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 77477.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $71,620 (it was $50,323 in 2000)
Stafford:

$71,620
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $33,788 (it was $22,803 in 2000)

Stafford city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $226,354 (it was $95,000 in 2000)
Stafford:

$226,354
TX:

$172,200

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,248.

March 2019 cost of living index in Stafford: 94.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 10.8%
(10.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 2.2% for Black residents, 18.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 18.3% for other race residents, 9.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Stafford, TX (2017)
    • 6,16130.6%Black alone
    • 4,87524.2%Asian alone
    • 4,51722.4%Hispanic
    • 4,25621.1%White alone
    • 4352.2%Two or more races
    • 800.4%Other race alone
    • 20.01%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 45 registered sex offenders living in Stafford, Texas as of July 08, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Stafford is 434 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Stafford by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(5.2)
2
(10.1)
2
(9.8)
1
(5.0)
2
(10.0)
2
(10.1)
1
(5.5)
2
(10.7)
3
(16.6)
4
(21.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(10.8)
1
(5.4)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
14
(73.3)
4
(20.2)
13
(63.5)
7
(34.9)
9
(45.0)
6
(30.3)
2
(11.1)
3
(16.1)
11
(61.0)
9
(49.4)
10
(54.1)
13
(69.9)
7
(37.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
48
(251.3)
33
(166.9)
41
(200.4)
27
(134.7)
31
(155.1)
33
(166.4)
34
(188.2)
29
(155.7)
45
(249.5)
17
(93.3)
26
(140.6)
35
(188.2)
41
(221.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
40
(209.4)
45
(227.6)
42
(205.3)
30
(149.6)
36
(180.1)
41
(206.8)
37
(204.8)
44
(236.3)
35
(194.1)
48
(263.4)
47
(254.2)
46
(247.3)
72
(388.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
174
(910.9)
147
(743.5)
179
(874.9)
172
(857.8)
189
(945.5)
163
(822.0)
161
(891.2)
135
(724.9)
93
(515.7)
103
(565.2)
98
(530.0)
113
(607.5)
118
(636.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
680
(3,560)
634
(3,207)
623
(3,045)
681
(3,396)
591
(2,956)
643
(3,243)
537
(2,973)
492
(2,642)
531
(2,944)
547
(3,002)
518
(2,801)
548
(2,946)
656
(3,540)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
105
(549.7)
95
(480.5)
145
(708.7)
121
(603.5)
69
(345.2)
62
(312.7)
71
(393.0)
70
(375.9)
79
(438.1)
77
(422.5)
63
(340.7)
52
(279.5)
54
(291.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(5.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(9.8)
2
(10.0)
2
(10.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.5)
3
(16.1)
2
(11.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(10.8)
1
(5.4)
1
(5.4)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)436.5350.7411.3352.4350.6347.9330.1314.8384.7357.5312.7366.0394.6

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City-data.com crime index in Stafford, TX

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 76 (58 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.15
Texas average:

1.55
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Ancestries: Jamaican (3.3%), Nigerian (3.3%), English (3.2%), German (3.1%), Turkish (2.5%), American (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 6.98 square miles.

Population density: 2,625 people per square mile   (average).

Stafford, Texas map

6,187 residents are foreign born (12.9% Asia, 9.6% Latin America).

This city:

30.7%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,257 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,229 (1.4%)

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 )

Latitude: 29.62 N, Longitude: 95.56 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +10,736 (+53.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,335 (12.6%)

Area codes: 281, 832

Distribution of median household income in Stafford, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in Stafford, TX in 2017
Stafford satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2013: 32 buildings, average cost: $256,500
  • 2014: 32 buildings, average cost: $258,100
  • 2015: 14 buildings, average cost: $278,100
  • 2016: 38 buildings, average cost: $227,900
  • 2017: 4 buildings, average cost: $335,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Stafford, TX residents
Average permit cost in Stafford, TX
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.5%
Texas:

3.5%
Population change in the 1990s: +7,494 (+91.5%).
Most common industries in Stafford, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (9.3%)
  • Educational services (9.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.5%)
  • Construction (5.4%)
  • Public administration (4.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (10.0%)
  • Construction (8.2%)
  • Public administration (5.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.8%)
  • Health care (4.4%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.2%)
  • Educational services (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (14.7%)
  • Educational services (14.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.3%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (3.3%)
  • Public administration (3.1%)
Most common occupations in Stafford, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.4%)
  • Engineers (4.3%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.8%)
  • Computer specialists (3.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Engineers (6.8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Computer specialists (4.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.7%)
  • Registered nurses (6.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Accountants and auditors (3.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.6%)

Average climate in Stafford, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Stafford, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 100. This is worse than average.

City:

100
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2014 was 0.246. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.246
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 7.32. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.32
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.261. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.261
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 22.3. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.99. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.99
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

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.:

0.00984

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 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 387.2 miles away from Stafford 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 Stafford 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 the city 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 Stafford 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 (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 8, Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Fires: 2, Wind: 1 (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: 23, Location: 3964 BLUEBONNET DR, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Stafford:

  • STAFFORD EL (Students: 925, Location: 1625 STAFFORDSHIRE, Grades: 2-4)
  • STAFFORD PRI (Students: 552, Location: 1625 STAFFORDSHIRE, Grades: PK-1)
  • STAFFORD INT (Students: 466, Location: 1625 STAFFORDSHIRE, Grades: 5-6)
  • STAFFORD MIDDLE (Location: 1625 STAFFORDSHIRE RD, Grades: 7-8)

Private elementary/middle schools in Stafford:

  • SUGAR GROVE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 249, Location: 11600 W AIRPORT BLVD, Grades: PK-6)
  • SUGAR CREEK MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 177, Location: 615 DULLES AVE, Grades: PK-3)
  • EVEREST ACADEMY AKA DARUL ARQAM SCHOOL SOUTH (Students: 124, Location: 610 BRAND LN, Grades: PK-6)
  • WILLOWRIDGE DAYCARE (Students: 70, Location: 2805 S MAIN ST, Grades: PK-1)
See full list of schools located in Stafford

Points of interest:

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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

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)
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

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

For population 15 years and over in Stafford:

Marital status in Stafford, TX
  • Never married: 32.2%
  • Now married: 50.1%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 5.2%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

For population 25 years and over in Stafford:

  • High school or higher: 84.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 35.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.6
Texas average:

14.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Stafford
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic81,09612
Evangelical Protestant76,590240
Mainline Protestant41,41939
Other34,33942
Black Protestant2,10311
Orthodox8653
None348,963-
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: 66
Fort Bend County:

1.30 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 8
Fort Bend County:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 56
This county:

1.10 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 153
This county:

3.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 232
Fort Bend County:

4.57 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

8.8%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

25.8%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.2%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

49.7%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Stafford:

48.1%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Stafford:

28.0
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.0%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Stafford:

13.2%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Stafford:

6.7
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

30.3%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
This city:

57.0%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Stafford:

83.1%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Stafford, TX Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 43$188,527$52,6120$0
Streets and Highways 25$67,206$32,2590$0
Police - Other 17$59,552$42,0372$1,329
Parks and Recreation 13$39,905$36,8354$2,927
Other and Unallocable 10$50,402$60,4821$1,559
Judicial and Legal 4$15,243$45,7291$1,063
Firefighters 3$12,704$50,81634$40,718
Other Government Administration 3$13,709$54,8360$0
Financial Administration 3$15,230$60,9201$1,594
Health 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 1$1,147
Totals for Government 121$462,478$45,86644$50,337

Stafford government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $11,832,000 ($646.03)
    Local Fire Protection: $193,000 ($10.54)
    Parks and Recreation: $137,000 ($7.48)
    Police Protection: $102,000 ($5.57)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $4,846,000 ($264.59)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,284,000 ($179.31)
    Central Staff Services: $2,366,000 ($129.18)
    Regular Highways: $1,594,000 ($87.03)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,135,000 ($61.97)
    General - Other: $749,000 ($40.90)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $505,000 ($27.57)
    Solid Waste Management: $496,000 ($27.08)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $446,000 ($24.35)
    Financial Administration: $283,000 ($15.45)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,383,000 ($75.51)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,462,000 ($352.83)

Stafford government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $1,377,000 ($75.18)
    Solid Waste Management: $499,000 ($27.25)
    Other: $134,000 ($7.32)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $8,538,000 ($466.18)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,239,000 ($67.65)
    Interest Earnings: $225,000 ($12.29)
    General Revenue - Other: $102,000 ($5.57)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,162,000 ($118.05)
    Other: $1,125,000 ($61.43)
    General Local Government Support: $111,000 ($6.06)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $13,504,000 ($737.32)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,721,000 ($93.97)
    Other Selective Sales: $914,000 ($49.90)
    Other License: $422,000 ($23.04)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $12,000 ($0.66)

Stafford government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $24,440,000 ($1334.43)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $23,315,000 ($1273.00)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,125,000 ($61.43)

Stafford government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $24,235,000 ($1323.23)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $659,000 ($35.98)

9.26% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($79,096 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.26%
Texas average:

7.43%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,921 average AGI)
Fort Bend County:

0.09%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Harris County, TX  5.26% ($73,794 average AGI)
from Brazoria County, TX  0.29% ($79,407)
from Travis County, TX  0.14% ($81,378)


7.30% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($79,438 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.30%
Texas average:

7.26%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,575 average AGI)
Fort Bend County:

0.10%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Harris County, TX  3.87% ($63,555 average AGI)
to Brazoria County, TX  0.36% ($63,166)
to Travis County, TX  0.15% ($99,022)
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

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
See more detailed statistics of Stafford fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 19Number of bridges
  • 341ft / 104mTotal length
  • $19,000Total costs
  • 540,630Total average daily traffic
  • 41,039Total average daily truck traffic
  • 667,210Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in Stafford, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 122000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Stafford, TX
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 78 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Stafford)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Stafford, TX)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 59 (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: 55 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Stafford)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 10 (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 in Stafford, TX
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Stafford, TX - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 79. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 154 took place in 2016, and the least - 25 in 2009. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Stafford, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (60.6%), and Outside Fires (25.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Stafford, TX
    • 81260.6%Structure Fires
    • 34025.4%Outside Fires
    • 16011.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 272.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Stafford, TX

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Stafford, Texas:

  • Americas Best Value Inn, 11206 W Airport Blvd, Stafford, Texas 77477 , Phone: (281) 575-6060
  • Studio 6 - Sugarland #6044, 12827 SW Fwy, Stafford, Texas 77477 , Phone: (281) 240-6900, Fax: (281) 240-8222
  • Residence Inn By Marriott Houston/Sugarland, 12703 Southwestern Fwy, Stafford, Texas 77477 , Phone: (281) 277-0770, Fax: (281) 277-1440
  • Sun Suites Of Suger Land-Stafford, 11620 Lebon Ln, Stafford, Texas 77477 , Phone: (281) 240-1900, Fax: (281) 240-9009
  • Days Inn - Houston/Sugarland/Stafford, 4630 Techniplex Dr, Stafford, Texas 77477 , Phone: (281) 240-8100, Fax: (281) 240-3232
  • Sleep Inn & Suites, 4810 Alpine Dr, Stafford, Texas 77477 , Phone: (281) 494-2900, Fax: (281) 494-0001
  • Homewood Suites By Hilton Stafford / Sugar Land, 4520 Techniplex Dr, Stafford, Texas 77477 , Phone: (281) 265-2760, Fax: (281) 265-2786
  • Staybridge Suites Houston Stafford-Sugarland, 11101 Fountain Lake Dr, Stafford, Texas 77477 , Phone: (281) 302-6535, Fax: (832) 532-7297
  • 2 other hotels and motels
All 10 fire-safe hotels and motels in Stafford, Texas
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Stafford, TX
  • 74.0%Utility gas
  • 24.9%Electricity
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Stafford, TX
  • 85.0%Electricity
  • 13.7%Utility gas
  • 0.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%Other fuel
  • 0.2%No fuel used


Stafford compared to Texas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly 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.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Stafford on our top lists:

  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other South Eastern Asia (population 500+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Pakistan (population 500+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 100 most racially diverse cities (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest racial income disparities between White and Black householders (with at least 200 householders)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in South Central Asia (population 500+)"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Turkey (population 500+)"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in India (population 500+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
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