Surfside Beach, Texas

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Population in 2017: 568 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -25.6%
Males: 301  (53.0%)
Females: 267  (47.0%)
Median resident age:

54.0 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 77541.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $63,877 (it was $37,778 in 2000)
Surfside Beach:

$63,877
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $39,658 (it was $24,081 in 2000)

Surfside Beach city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $177,849 (it was $73,800 in 2000)
Surfside Beach:

$177,849
TX:

$172,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $226,905; detached houses: $226,717

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,253.

March 2019 cost of living index in Surfside Beach: 87.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 10.2%
(12.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Surfside Beach, TX (2010)
    • 42788.6%White alone
    • 326.6%Hispanic
    • 81.7%Black alone
    • 51.0%American Indian alone
    • 51.0%Asian alone
    • 30.6%Two or more races
    • 20.4%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Surfside Beach, Texas as of May 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Surfside Beach is 555 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Surfside Beach by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(200.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(120.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(343.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(120.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(111.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(382.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(171.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(240.7)
0
(0.0)
7
(795.5)
1
(112.2)
6
(669.6)
2
(219.3)
3
(609.8)
2
(400.0)
2
(382.4)
2
(367.6)
3
(538.6)
1
(173.9)
3
(515.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
8
(962.7)
15
(1,765)
17
(1,932)
9
(1,010)
12
(1,339)
9
(986.8)
6
(1,220)
18
(3,600)
4
(764.8)
4
(735.3)
9
(1,616)
4
(695.7)
7
(1,203)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
12
(1,444)
12
(1,412)
13
(1,477)
20
(2,245)
14
(1,563)
14
(1,535)
7
(1,423)
16
(3,200)
5
(956.0)
11
(2,022)
9
(1,616)
17
(2,957)
24
(4,124)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
5
(601.7)
4
(470.6)
4
(454.5)
4
(448.9)
2
(223.2)
6
(657.9)
3
(609.8)
1
(200.0)
1
(191.2)
4
(735.3)
2
(359.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(171.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(113.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(109.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)353.8217.6389.8218.9341.5227.0313.0876.0298.3264.7314.2201.7692.4

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City-data.com crime index in Surfside Beach, TX

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 6 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

11.03
Texas average:

2.05
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Ancestries: German (12.2%), Irish (9.5%), English (6.8%), American (6.5%), Swedish (3.0%), Dutch (1.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 1.78 square miles.

Population density: 318 people per square mile   (very low).

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20 residents are foreign born (2.5% Latin America).

This city:

3.5%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,620 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,639 (1.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Brazosport, TX (6.3 miles , pop. 59,653).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Houston, TX (56.4 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Quintana, TX (1.7 miles),
Oyster Creek, TX (2.0 miles ),
Freeport, TX (2.1 miles ),
Brazosport, TX (2.5 miles ),
Clute, TX (2.9 miles ),
Richwood, TX (3.3 miles ),
Lake Jackson, TX (3.3 miles ),
Jones Creek, TX (3.4 miles )

Latitude: 28.95 N, Longitude: 95.28 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 979

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 12 buildings, average cost: $57,400
  • 1998: 8 buildings, average cost: $75,600
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $118,800
  • 2000: 15 buildings, average cost: $125,600
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $100,400
  • 2002: 16 buildings, average cost: $71,700
  • 2003: 26 buildings, average cost: $94,900
  • 2004: 21 buildings, average cost: $135,200
  • 2005: 52 buildings, average cost: $88,000
  • 2006: 24 buildings, average cost: $101,600
  • 2007: 14 buildings, average cost: $102,000
  • 2008: 9 buildings, average cost: $147,200
  • 2009: 7 buildings, average cost: $117,900
  • 2010: 12 buildings, average cost: $124,600
  • 2011: 16 buildings, average cost: $89,600
  • 2012: 37 buildings, average cost: $117,500
  • 2013: 27 buildings, average cost: $97,000
  • 2014: 32 buildings, average cost: $215,600
  • 2015: 37 buildings, average cost: $223,200
  • 2016: 22 buildings, average cost: $227,200
  • 2017: 28 buildings, average cost: $229,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Surfside Beach, TX residents
Average permit cost in Surfside Beach, TX
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.9%
Texas:

3.5%
Population change in the 1990s: +189 (+32.9%).
Most common industries in Surfside Beach, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (20.8%)
  • Chemicals (8.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.9%)
  • Educational services (5.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.0%)
  • Health care (4.0%)
  • Public administration (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (32.3%)
  • Chemicals (10.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (3.9%)
  • Public administration (3.1%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (3.1%)
  • Truck transportation (3.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (11.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.8%)
  • Health care (8.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.0%)
  • Sporting goods, camera, hobby & toy stores (4.8%)
  • Public administration (4.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.8%)
Most common occupations in Surfside Beach, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Construction laborers (5.0%)
  • Carpenters (4.7%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.3%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (3.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Construction laborers (8.2%)
  • Carpenters (7.8%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (7.4%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (6.2%)
  • Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (4.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Electricians (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (9.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.4%)
  • Registered nurses (5.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.8%)

Average climate in Surfside Beach, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

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

City:

54.9
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 2.27. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.27
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.1
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Surfside Beach-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 6% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/1966, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.9 miles away from the Surfside Beach city center .

On 9/12/1961, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 39.7 miles away from the city center killed 8 people and injured 200 people.

Earthquake activity:

Surfside Beach-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 318.4 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 172.3 miles away from Surfside Beach center
On 5/27/2002 at 00:28:16, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 137.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/7/2008 at 09:51:12, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, 3.9 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 166.5 miles away from Surfside Beach center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 430.2 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 494.5 miles away from Surfside Beach center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Brazoria County (24) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 18
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 12, Floods: 10, Hurricanes: 9, Tornadoes: 5, Tropical Storms: 2, Winds: 2, Fire: 1, Flash Flood: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Surfside Beach topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Surfside Beach:

  • WOODLAKE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; CLUTE, TX)
  • CREEKSIDE VILLAGE HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; CLUTE, TX)
  • LAKE JACKSON HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; LAKE JACKSON, TX)
  • LAKE JACKSON NH INC (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; LAKE JACKSON, TX)
  • HELPING HANDS AND HEARTS HOSPICE (Hospital, about 11 miles away; LAKE JACKSON, TX)
  • BRAZOSPORT REGIONAL HEALTH SYSTEM Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; LAKE JACKSON, TX)
  • BRAZOSPORT TRANSITIONAL CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; LAKE JACKSON, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Surfside Beach:

  • Brazosport College (about 11 miles; Lake Jackson, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,573)
  • Alvin Community College (about 31 miles; Alvin, TX; FT enrollment: 3,953)
  • College of the Mainland (about 36 miles; Texas City, TX; FT enrollment: 2,739)
  • The University of Texas Medical Branch (about 40 miles; Galveston, TX; FT enrollment: 2,314)
  • University of Houston-Clear Lake (about 46 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 5,833)
  • San Jacinto Community College (about 51 miles; Pasadena, TX; FT enrollment: 13,517)
  • The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (about 53 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 3,023)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Surfside Beach: Surfside Beach Fire Department (A), Surfside Village Police Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Brazoria County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This city:

1.9 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

43.6%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

12.0%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.2% of all households
3 people in military barracks, etc. in 2000
3 people in military ships in 2000

For population 15 years and over in Surfside Beach:

Marital status in Surfside Beach, TX
  • Never married: 19.8%
  • Now married: 57.0%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 14.2%

For population 25 years and over in Surfside Beach:

  • High school or higher: 90.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.1
Texas average:

14.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Surfside Beach, TX (based on Brazoria County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant98,539226
Catholic50,86312
Mainline Protestant17,85445
Other9,75219
Black Protestant1,45413
Orthodox--
None134,704-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 29
Brazoria County:

0.99 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
Brazoria County:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 33
This county:

1.13 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 121
Brazoria County:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 132
Brazoria County:

4.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.6%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Brazoria County:

29.1%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Brazoria County:

15.7%
Texas:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Surfside Beach:

50.1%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Surfside Beach:

47.7%
State:

46.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.3
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

23.4%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Surfside Beach:

8.9%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Surfside Beach:

38.2%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
Surfside Beach:

56.7%
State:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Surfside Beach:

77.9%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Surfside Beach, 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 7$16,851$28,8872$203
Water Supply 6$10,695$21,3901$212
Financial Administration 2$4,993$29,9580$0
Judicial and Legal 1$2,548$30,5762$1,459
Other Government Administration 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 20$4,723
Sewerage 0$0 5$4,993
Solid Waste Management 0$0 7$2,636
Totals for Government 16$35,087$26,31537$14,226

Surfside Beach government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $464,000 ($816.90)
    Police Protection: $406,000 ($714.79)
    Central Staff Services: $299,000 ($526.41)
    Regular Highways: $75,000 ($132.04)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $71,000 ($125.00)
    Financial Administration: $46,000 ($80.99)
    General Public Buildings: $8,000 ($14.08)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $15,000 ($26.41)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $492,000 ($866.20)

Surfside Beach government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $37,000 ($65.14)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $81,000 ($142.61)
    Fines and Forfeits: $71,000 ($125.00)
    Interest Earnings: $15,000 ($26.41)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $409,000 ($720.07)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $136,000 ($239.44)
  • Tax - Property: $629,000 ($1107.39)
    Public Utilities Sales: $77,000 ($135.56)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $61,000 ($107.39)
    Other License: $27,000 ($47.54)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $8,000 ($14.08)

Surfside Beach government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $380,000 ($669.01)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $380,000 ($669.01)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $345,000 ($607.39)

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

Here:

8.72%
Texas average:

7.43%

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

0.05%
Texas average:

0.08%

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


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

Here:

7.10%
Texas average:

7.26%

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

0.05%
Texas average:

0.08%

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

Strongest AM radio stations in Surfside Beach:

  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)
  • KBRZ (1460 AM; 1 kW; FREEPORT, TX; Owner: ALELUYA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KEYH (850 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KYST (920 AM; 5 kW; TEXAS CITY, TX; Owner: HISPANIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSEV (700 AM; 15 kW; TOMBALL, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KTEK (1110 AM; daytime; 3 kW; ALVIN, TX; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • KLAT (1010 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KRTX (980 AM; 5 kW; ROSENBURG/RICHMOND, TX)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKHT (1070 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Surfside Beach:

  • K201FA (88.1 FM; FREEPORT, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL EVANGELISM)
  • KYBJ (91.1 FM; LAKE JACKSON, TX; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION OF BRAZOSPORT, INC)
  • KLDE (107.5 FM; LAKE JACKSON, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • K216BX (91.1 FM; LAKE JACKSON, TX; Owner: KSBJ EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • KOVE-FM (106.5 FM; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KJOJ-FM (103.3 FM; FREEPORT, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KRTS (92.1 FM; SEABROOK, TX; Owner: KRTS, INC.)
  • KRBE (104.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KBXX (97.9 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KHJZ-FM (95.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KHMX (96.5 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KILT-FM (100.3 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KKBQ-FM (92.9 FM; PASADENA, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KLOL (101.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KODA (99.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTBZ-FM (94.5 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KUHF (88.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON SYSTEM)
  • KKRW (93.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KHCB-FM (105.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: HOUSTON CHRISTIAN BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KMJQ (102.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Surfside Beach:

  • K30DN (Channel 30; FREEPORT, TX; Owner: GERALD R. PROCTOR)
  • KAZH (Channel 57; BAYTOWN, TX; Owner: KAZH LICENSE, LLC)
  • KLTJ (Channel 22; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KJIB-LP (Channel 5; CLEAR LAKE CITY, TX; Owner: FAR EASTERN TELECASTERS)
  • KTMD (Channel 48; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF TEXAS PARTNERSHIP, LP)
  • KHOU-TV (Channel 11; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KHOU-TV, L.P.)
  • KPRC-TV (Channel 2; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, HOUSTON, LP)
  • KNWS-TV (Channel 51; KATY, TX; Owner: JOHNSON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXLN-TV (Channel 45; ROSENBERG, TX; Owner: KXLN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KTBU (Channel 55; CONROE, TX; Owner: HUMANITY INTERESTED MEDIA, INC.)
  • KTXH (Channel 20; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KHWB (Channel 39; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KHWB, INC.)
  • KPXB (Channel 49; CONROE, TX; Owner: PAXSON HOUSTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • KFTH (Channel 67; ALVIN, TX; Owner: TELEFUTURA HOUSTON LLC)
  • KZJL (Channel 61; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KZJL LICENSE CORP.)
  • KETH (Channel 14; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TV, INC.)
  • KRIV (Channel 26; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KTRK-TV (Channel 13; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KTRK TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KUHT (Channel 8; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON SYSTEM)
  • KVDO-LP (Channel 69; CLEAR LAKE, TX; Owner: FAR EASTERN TELECASTERS)
  • KBPX-LP (Channel 33; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • KHMV-LP (Channel 28; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF THE GULF COAST, A CALIFORNIA LP)
  • KVIT-LP (Channel 28; VICTORIA, TX; Owner: CLUB COMMUNICATIONS)

Surfside Beach fatal accident list:

Feb 22, 2004 01:50 AM, 257, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Apr 4, 1998 08:18 PM, 257, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 2
Mar 16, 1997 00:22 AM, 257, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 7, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • Fire Station, Lat: 28.948806 Lon: -95.290667, Type: Tower, Structure height: 37 m, Call Sign: WQJR949,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 02/12/2019, Expiration Date: 04/17/2020, Certifier: Ryo Haines, Registrant: Tomball, TX 77377, Phone: (979) 705-9540, Email:
  • Fire Station, Lat: 28.948806 Lon: -95.290667, Type: Tower, Structure height: 35 m, Call Sign: WQJR949,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 02/12/2019, Expiration Date: 04/17/2020, Certifier: Ryo Haines, Registrant: Tomball, TX 77377, Phone: (979) 705-9540, Email:
  • 7067MRVL138AP0, Lat: 28.948667 Lon: -95.292667, Type: Upole, Structure height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WQJY595,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 02/12/2019, Expiration Date: 04/17/2020, Certifier: Gregory A Angst Pe, Registrant: Mona Lee & Associates, 3730 Kirby Drive, Suite 1200 Pmb 165, Houston, TX 77098, Phone: (832) 850-7646, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KG5IFT, Licensee ID: L01718602, Grant Date: 06/30/2015, Expiration Date: 06/30/2025, Certifier: Bradley G Weber, Registrant: Bradley G Weber, 234 Sandpebble Place, Surfside Beach, TX 77541

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$95,4201$86,2901$135,520
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 6642.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$75,910
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2008 2007 2004

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 6642.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Surfside Beach, TX
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Surfside Beach, TX - Value

2002 - 2015 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2015 the average number of fires per year is 12. The highest number of reported fires - 32 took place in 2011, and the least - 0 in 2006. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Surfside Beach, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (62.0%), and Structure Fires (19.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Surfside Beach, TX
    • 10362.0%Outside Fires
    • 3219.3%Structure Fires
    • 1810.8%Other
    • 137.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Surfside Beach, TX
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Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Surfside Beach, TX
  • 94.5%Electricity
  • 4.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Surfside Beach, TX
  • 97.6%Electricity
  • 2.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Surfside Beach compared to Texas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage 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 above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
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