Sweeny, Texas

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Population in 2017: 3,750 (97% urban, 3% rural).
Population change since 2000: +3.5%
 
Males: 2,052  (54.7%)
Females: 1,698  (45.3%)
Median resident age:

40.6 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 77480.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $61,711 (it was $36,497 in 2000)
Sweeny:

$61,711
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $27,593 (it was $16,755 in 2000)

Sweeny city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $153,027 (it was $63,500 in 2000)
Sweeny:

$153,027
TX:

$172,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $202,445; detached houses: $217,835; townhouses or other attached units: $179,667; mobile homes: $69,168; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $108,806

Median gross rent in 2017: $805.

March 2019 cost of living index in Sweeny: 88.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 25.8%
(14.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 67.1% for Black residents, 15.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Sweeny, TX (2010)
    • 2,29062.2%White alone
    • 71019.3%Black alone
    • 60416.4%Hispanic
    • 260.7%American Indian alone
    • 250.7%Two or more races
    • 150.4%Asian alone
    • 140.4%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 28 registered sex offenders living in Sweeny, Texas as of October 24, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Sweeny is 140 to 1.


Crime rates in Sweeny by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(26.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(26.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(26.8)
1
(27.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(27.4)
2
(53.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(107.2)
0
(0.0)
5
(132.3)
2
(53.0)
5
(133.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(27.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(55.7)
1
(27.7)
1
(27.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(25.9)
1
(26.7)
1
(26.8)
1
(26.5)
2
(52.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(26.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(81.2)
7
(187.9)
7
(193.7)
7
(194.9)
7
(193.8)
2
(54.8)
1
(26.6)
7
(181.1)
10
(267.5)
11
(294.7)
7
(185.2)
4
(105.8)
13
(344.6)
7
(186.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
34
(920.2)
22
(590.6)
28
(775.0)
13
(362.0)
19
(526.0)
29
(794.3)
25
(664.5)
21
(543.2)
18
(481.4)
30
(803.6)
23
(608.5)
21
(555.6)
13
(344.6)
10
(266.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
77
(2,084)
58
(1,557)
75
(2,076)
56
(1,559)
47
(1,301)
75
(2,054)
55
(1,462)
80
(2,069)
38
(1,016)
70
(1,875)
53
(1,402)
91
(2,407)
77
(2,041)
68
(1,812)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
6
(162.4)
6
(161.1)
8
(221.4)
5
(139.2)
6
(166.1)
2
(54.8)
2
(53.2)
1
(25.9)
2
(53.5)
2
(53.6)
1
(26.5)
6
(158.7)
2
(53.0)
4
(106.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(26.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(27.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(51.7)
1
(26.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(52.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(26.6)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)185.1229.3215.9154.6149.2183.2157.1166.8140.1341.8145.8290.7221.3251.5

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City-data.com crime index in Sweeny, TX

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 8 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.13
Texas average:

1.55
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Ancestries: Irish (13.6%), American (9.9%), German (5.6%), English (1.8%), European (1.5%), Scottish (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 1.86 square miles.

Population density: 2,014 people per square mile   (low).

Sweeny, Texas map

83 residents are foreign born (2.1% Latin America, 0.2% Asia).

This city:

2.1%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,065 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,304 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Brazosport, TX (20.0 miles , pop. 59,653).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Houston, TX (53.3 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Wild Peach Village, TX (2.3 miles ),
West Columbia, TX (2.7 miles ),
Brazoria, TX (2.8 miles ),
Van Vleck, TX (3.4 miles ),
Jones Creek, TX (3.8 miles ),
Bailey's Prairie, TX (3.9 miles ),
Lake Jackson, TX (4.0 miles ),
Holiday Lakes, TX (4.0 miles )

Latitude: 29.04 N, Longitude: 95.70 W

Area code: 979

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $79,500
  • 1998: 11 buildings, average cost: $80,700
  • 1999: 9 buildings, average cost: $122,700
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $104,100
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $81,800
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $128,500
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $111,900
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $42,000
  • 2005: 9 buildings, average cost: $115,900
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $172,300
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $130,500
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $114,500
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $140,000
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $211,300
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $147,500
  • 2013: 5 buildings, average cost: $114,000
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $113,700
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $172,700
  • 2016: 6 buildings, average cost: $190,500
  • 2017: 2 buildings, average cost: $97,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Sweeny, TX residents
Average permit cost in Sweeny, TX
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.9%
Texas:

3.5%
Most common industries in Sweeny, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (16.9%)
  • Petroleum & coal products (11.6%)
  • Educational services (8.3%)
  • Chemicals (7.8%)
  • Health care (7.0%)
  • Public administration (5.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (25.9%)
  • Petroleum & coal products (18.9%)
  • Chemicals (11.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.5%)
  • Public administration (4.9%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (20.1%)
  • Health care (16.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.6%)
  • Public administration (6.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.9%)
  • Social assistance (4.7%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.7%)
Most common occupations in Sweeny, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Plant and system operators (5.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.6%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (9.2%)
  • Plant and system operators (8.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.6%)
  • Carpenters (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (11.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.1%)
  • Cashiers (5.3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)

Average climate in Sweeny, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Sweeny, Texas environmental map by EPA

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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 13.7 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 13.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.1
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Sweeny-area historical tornado activity is near Texas state average. It is 25% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/1966, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.2 miles away from the Sweeny city center .

On 4/11/1969, a category F3 tornado 17.1 miles away from the city center injured 13 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Sweeny-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 147.6 miles away from the city center
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 344.3 miles away from Sweeny 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 141.5 miles away from Sweeny 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 468.6 miles away from Sweeny center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 407.6 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 153.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Brazoria County (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).
Sweeny topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Sweeny:

  • SWEENY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Government - Hospital District or Authority, 305 NORTH MCKINNEY)
  • SWEENY HOUSE (109 N MCKINNEY)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Sweeny:

  • SWEETBRIAR DEVELOPMENT CENTER (Hospital, about 8 miles away; WEST COLUMBIA, TX)
  • HOSPICE CARE TEAM, INC (Hospital, about 12 miles away; LAKE JACKSON, TX)
  • MATAGORDA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; BAY CITY, TX)
  • BRAZOSPORT REGIONAL HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; LAKE JACKSON, TX)
  • THE PLANTATION HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; LAKE JACKSON, TX)
  • BRAZOSPORT REGIONAL HEALTH SYSTEM Acute Care Hospitals (about 15 miles away; LAKE JACKSON, TX)
  • BRAZOSPORT TRANSITIONAL CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; LAKE JACKSON, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sweeny:

  • Brazosport College (about 18 miles; Lake Jackson, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,573)
  • Wharton County Junior College (about 31 miles; Wharton, TX; FT enrollment: 5,009)
  • Alvin Community College (about 37 miles; Alvin, TX; FT enrollment: 3,953)
  • Houston Baptist University (about 47 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 2,340)
  • College of the Mainland (about 49 miles; Texas City, TX; FT enrollment: 2,739)
  • The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (about 50 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 3,023)
  • Rice University (about 50 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 6,713)

Public high school in Sweeny:

  • SWEENY H S (Students: 437, Location: 600 E ASHLEY WILSON RD, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Sweeny:

  • SWEENY EL (Students: 908, Location: 905 SYCAMORE, Grades: PK-5)
  • SWEENY J H (Students: 589, Location: 800 N ELM ST, Grades: 6-8)

Private elementary/middle school in Sweeny:

  • SWEENY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 64, Location: 904 TEXAS AVE, Grades: PK-7)
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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Sweeny: Sweeny Fire and Rescue (A), Sweeny Police Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Tank Carder - Football linebacker.

Brazoria 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 Sweeny and their reported violations in the past:

STONEBRIDGE RV PARK (Population served: 147, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-12-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-12-2013), St Public Notif received (AUG-04-2013)
Average household size:
This city:

2.6 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

70.2%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.9%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
77 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
83 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Sweeny (2011 data):

  • Prosperity Bank: Sweeny Branch at 206 N Mckinny, branch established on 1988/09/30. Info updated 2012/01/05: Bank assets: $9,816.2 mil, Deposits: $8,064.8 mil, headquarters in El Campo, TX, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 187 total offices, Holding Company: Prosperity Bancshares, Inc.
  • The First State Bank: Sweeny Branch at 208 Second Street, branch established on 1949/11/22. Info updated 2011/10/26: Bank assets: $289.2 mil, Deposits: $263.3 mil, headquarters in Louise, TX, positive income, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Louise Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Sweeny:

Marital status in Sweeny, TX
  • Never married: 28.5%
  • Now married: 45.4%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 14.4%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

For population 25 years and over in Sweeny:

  • High school or higher: 90.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 6.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.2
Texas average:

14.0

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

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Religion statistics for Sweeny, 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
This county:

0.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
This county:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

1.13 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

4.50 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

9.6%
State:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.1%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.7%
Texas:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Sweeny:

49.3%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

46.4%
State:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Sweeny:

29.0
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Sweeny:

20.7%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

12.4%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.3%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
Sweeny:

54.9%
State:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.8%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Sweeny, 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$25,143$43,1020$0
Other Government Administration 5$19,003$45,6071$150
Water Supply 3$5,447$21,7880$0
Sewerage 2$3,565$21,3900$0
Gas Supply 2$7,064$42,3840$0
Streets and Highways 1$2,808$33,6960$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$450
Judicial and Legal 0$0 3$4,607
Firefighters 0$0 1$255
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 1$1,501
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 5$4,309
Totals for Government 20$63,030$37,81812$11,272

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

  • Current Operations - Gas Utilities: $539,000 ($143.73)
    General - Other: $500,000 ($133.33)
    Solid Waste Management: $351,000 ($93.60)
    Police Protection: $291,000 ($77.60)
    Water Utilities: $262,000 ($69.87)
    Central Staff Services: $241,000 ($64.27)
    Sewerage: $214,000 ($57.07)
    Regular Highways: $136,000 ($36.27)
    Parks and Recreation: $73,000 ($19.47)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $38,000 ($10.13)
    Libraries: $32,000 ($8.53)
    Financial Administration: $20,000 ($5.33)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $52,000 ($13.87)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $42,000 ($11.20)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,091,000 ($290.93)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $28,000 ($7.47)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $387,000 ($103.20)
    Solid Waste Management: $382,000 ($101.87)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $107,000 ($28.53)
    Fines and Forfeits: $44,000 ($11.73)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($0.80)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $569,000 ($151.73)
    Gas Utilities: $541,000 ($144.27)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $45,000 ($12.00)
  • Tax - Property: $868,000 ($231.47)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $304,000 ($81.07)
    Public Utilities Sales: $83,000 ($22.13)
    Other License: $7,000 ($1.87)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,881,000 ($768.27)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,260,000 ($602.67)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,005,000 ($268.00)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $384,000 ($102.40)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,164,000 ($310.40)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,592,000 ($424.53)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $350,000 ($93.33)

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)
Businesses in Sweeny, TX
NameCountNameCount
Domino's Pizza1Subway1
SONIC Drive-In1UPS1

Strongest AM radio stations in Sweeny:

  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)
  • DKFCC (1270 AM; 3 kW; BAY CITY, TX; Owner: CHAMELEON RADIO 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)
  • KEYH (850 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KRTX (980 AM; 5 kW; ROSENBURG/RICHMOND, TX)
  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • KSEV (700 AM; 15 kW; TOMBALL, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KTMR (1130 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EDNA, TX; Owner: SIGA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLAT (1010 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KREH (900 AM; 5 kW; PECAN GROVE, TX)
  • KKHT (1070 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sweeny:

  • KJOJ-FM (103.3 FM; FREEPORT, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KLDE (107.5 FM; LAKE JACKSON, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, 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)
  • KRTS (92.1 FM; SEABROOK, TX; Owner: KRTS, INC.)
  • KKRW (93.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KUHF (88.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON SYSTEM)
  • KHCB-FM (105.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: HOUSTON CHRISTIAN BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KOVE-FM (106.5 FM; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KMJQ (102.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KXGJ (101.7 FM; BAY CITY, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • K216BX (91.1 FM; LAKE JACKSON, TX; Owner: KSBJ EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • KPTY (104.9 FM; MISSOURI CITY, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))

TV broadcast stations around Sweeny:

  • KHOU-TV (Channel 11; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KHOU-TV, L.P.)
  • KPRC-TV (Channel 2; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, HOUSTON, LP)
  • KAZH (Channel 57; BAYTOWN, TX; Owner: KAZH LICENSE, LLC)
  • KJIB-LP (Channel 5; CLEAR LAKE CITY, TX; Owner: FAR EASTERN TELECASTERS)
  • KTBU (Channel 55; CONROE, TX; Owner: HUMANITY INTERESTED MEDIA, INC.)
  • KNWS-TV (Channel 51; KATY, TX; Owner: JOHNSON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTXH (Channel 20; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KXLN-TV (Channel 45; ROSENBERG, TX; Owner: KXLN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KPXB (Channel 49; CONROE, TX; Owner: PAXSON HOUSTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • KFTH (Channel 67; ALVIN, TX; Owner: TELEFUTURA HOUSTON LLC)
  • KHWB (Channel 39; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KHWB, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KLTJ (Channel 22; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KTRK-TV (Channel 13; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KTRK TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KUHT (Channel 8; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON SYSTEM)
  • KTMD (Channel 48; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF TEXAS PARTNERSHIP, LP)
  • 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)
  • K30DN (Channel 30; FREEPORT, TX; Owner: GERALD R. PROCTOR)
Sweeny fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Sweeny fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 7ft / 2.3mTotal length
  • $45,000Total costs
  • 11,880Total average daily traffic
  • 903Total average daily truck traffic
  • 16,700Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Sweeny)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

78 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • 222 Pecan St (Lat: 29.039417 Lon: -95.699389), Call Sign: WAD435,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.835 MHz, Grant Date: 04/26/2005, Expiration Date: 05/14/2015, Cancellation Date: 09/12/2015, Registrant: City Of Sweeny, 111 West Third Street, Sweeny, TX 77480, Phone: (979) 548-3111, Fax: (979) 548-3326, Email:
  • Wilson Station 1 Mi Nw (Lat: 29.059972 Lon: -95.698833), Call Sign: KKA681,
    Assigned Frequencies: 33.1800 MHz, Grant Date: 06/14/2014, Expiration Date: 06/14/2024, Registrant: Lockard & White, Inc., 3007 Earl Rudder Freeway S Ste 100, College Station, TX 77845, Phone: (281) 586-5741, Fax: (979) 217-8815, Email:
  • Amoco Prod Co Area Ofc 2.9mi N Of (Lat: 29.050250 Lon: -95.749667), Call Sign: KYS730,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.650 MHz, Grant Date: 04/01/2004, Expiration Date: 06/14/2014, Cancellation Date: 08/16/2014, Registrant: Lockard & White, Inc., 14511 Falling Creek, Ste. 507, Houston, TX 77014, Phone: (979) 220-6996, Fax: (281) 586-0044, Email:
  • 5.3 Mi Se Hwy 35 & 1 Mi W Missouri Pacific Railroad (Lat: 29.022472 Lon: -95.803278), Call Sign: WNDU406,
    Assigned Frequencies: 33.3400 MHz, Grant Date: 10/31/2015, Expiration Date: 11/02/2025, Registrant: Lockard And White.Com, 3007 Earl Rudder Freeway Ste.100, College Station, TX 77845, Phone: (281) 586-5741, Fax: (281) 586-0044, Email:
  • 123 Oak St (Lat: 29.039972 Lon: -95.698000), Structure height: 23 m, Call Sign: KKM609, Licensee ID: L00148869,
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.1400 MHz, 48.2800 MHz, 48.3000 MHz, 48.3400 MHz, Grant Date: 05/05/2011, Expiration Date: 06/18/2021, Cancellation Date: 07/19/2011, Registrant: Texas New Mexico Power Company, 4100 International Plaza, Fort Worth, TX 76109, Phone: (817) 731-0099
  • SWEENY ISD, 1310 North Elm Street (Lat: 29.048278 Lon: -95.706222), Call Sign: WQYU868,
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.112 MHz, Grant Date: 01/27/2017, Expiration Date: 01/27/2027, Certifier: Les Kluttz, Registrant: Visiplex, Inc., 1287 North Barclay Boulevard, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089, Phone: (847) 229-0250, Fax: (847) 229-0259, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Sweeny)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Sweeny)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$74,7600$01$99,430
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$111,5700$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: 6628.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2007
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$74,190
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2007 2004 2003

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 6628.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Sweeny, TX
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Sweeny, TX - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 25. The highest number of reported fires - 46 took place in 2008, and the least - 0 in 2005. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Sweeny, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (55.9%), and Structure Fires (34.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Sweeny, TX
    • 22155.9%Outside Fires
    • 13534.2%Structure Fires
    • 246.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 153.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Sweeny, TX
Most common first names in Sweeny, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary4079.9 years
John3673.1 years
William3577.4 years
James3370.2 years
Robert2270.0 years
Charles2273.4 years
George1774.1 years
Ethel1682.0 years
David1559.9 years
Frank1373.4 years
Most common last names in Sweeny, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Brown3276.9 years
Smith3173.1 years
Williams2072.3 years
Jones1776.6 years
Johnson1667.4 years
Finley1673.9 years
Anderson1474.8 years
Ward1178.6 years
Orr1073.7 years
Sewell1067.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Sweeny, TX
  • 52.5%Utility gas
  • 45.9%Electricity
  • 1.6%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Sweeny, TX
  • 81.4%Electricity
  • 18.6%Utility gas


Sweeny compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 8 pilots and 11 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
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  • Bruce A. Barner (2)
  • Grant Parker (1)
  • Jacob W. Strother (1)

Total of 6 patent applications in 2008-2020.