Sweeny, Texas

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Population in 2014: 3,769 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: +4.0%
 
Males: 1,739  (46.1%)
Females: 2,030  (53.9%)
Median resident age:  35.8 years
Texas median age:  34.0 years

Zip codes: 77480.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $51,526 (it was $36,497 in 2000)
Sweeny:

$51,526
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $21,850 (it was $16,755 in 2000)

Sweeny city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $82,377 (it was $63,500 in 2000)
Sweeny:

$82,377
TX:

$132,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $163,213; Detached houses: $175,876; Townhouses or other attached units: $152,852; In 2-unit structures: $110,464; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $96,484; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $121,220; Mobile homes: $52,404; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $113,129

Median gross rent in 2013: $624.

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  • Races in Sweeny, TX (2010)

    Sweeny races chart
    • 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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Sweeny: 87.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (14.8%), German (9.3%), English (8.0%), United States (4.5%), French (3.9%), Scottish (3.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 1.86 square miles.

Population density: 2,025 people per square mile   (low).

Sweeny,TX real estate house value index trend

Sweeny, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Sweeny:

  • High school or higher: 91.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.9%
  • Unemployed: 6.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sweeny city:

  • Never married: 25.7%
  • Now married: 49.9%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 10.5%
  • Divorced: 13.1%

94 residents are foreign born (2.2% Latin America).

This city:

2.4%
Texas:

16.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,410 (2.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,105 (1.5%)

Sweeny satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 29.04 N, Longitude: 95.70 W

Area code: 979

Sweeny household income distribution Sweeny home values distribution

Crime rates in Sweeny by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0000100000001
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.026.80.00.00.00.00.00.00.026.8
Rapes 00001100120N/A4
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.026.827.70.00.027.453.20.0N/A107.2
Robberies 0111002110111
per 100,000 0.026.726.927.10.00.055.727.727.40.025.926.726.8
Assaults 748377772171011
per 100,000 184.9106.9215.181.2187.9193.7194.9193.854.826.6181.1267.5294.7
Burglaries 28283634222813192925211830
per 100,000 739.8748.5968.0920.2590.6775.0362.0526.0794.3664.5543.2481.4803.6
Thefts 100897877587556477555803870
per 100,000 2,642.02,379.02,097.32,083.91,557.02,075.81,559.51,301.22,054.21,462.02,069.31,016.31,875.2
Auto thefts 6826685622122
per 100,000 158.5213.853.8162.4161.1221.4139.2166.154.853.225.953.553.6
Arson 1220100100210
per 100,000 26.453.553.80.026.80.00.027.70.00.051.726.70.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 215.6202.0215.5192.7238.6224.7160.9155.3190.7163.5173.7145.9355.8

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Crime rate in Sweeny detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 7 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.88
Texas average:

2.02
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.6%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -211 (-5.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (29%)
  • Retail trade (22%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Utilities (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (27%)
  • Sales and related occupations (18%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (4%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Sales and related occupations (23%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)

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

Average climate in Sweeny, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 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 468.6 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 407.6 miles away from Sweeny 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 (21) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 9, Storms: 9, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Tropical Storms: 2, Fire: 1, Flash Flood: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Sweeny topographic map

Birthplace of: Tank Carder - Football linebacker.

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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Notable locations in Sweeny: Sweeny Fire and Rescue (A), Sweeny 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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2002 was 48.8. This is significantly better than average.

City:

48.8
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 9.68. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.68
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.0%
(4.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 42.5% for Black residents, 37.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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

Sweeny, Texas environmental map by EPA

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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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
Texas average:

14.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Sweeny city (based on Brazoria County data)

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
This county:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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
Brazoria County:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

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:
This county:

15.7%
State:

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

7.44% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($47,137 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.44%
Texas average:

7.14%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($449 average AGI)
Brazoria County:

0.04%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Harris County, TX  3.19% ($48,130 average AGI)
from Galveston County, TX  0.54% ($47,392)
from Fort Bend County, TX  0.46% ($49,575)


6.81% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($51,546 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.81%
Texas average:

6.69%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($668 average AGI)
Brazoria County:

0.05%
Texas average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Harris County, TX  2.64% ($46,296 average AGI)
to Galveston County, TX  0.53% ($55,548)
to Fort Bend County, TX  0.43% ($58,285)

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 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Sweeny fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 3m10ftTotal length
  • 5,100Total average daily traffic
  • 255Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • 222 Pecan St (Lat: 29.039417 Lon: -95.699389), Call Sign: WAD435
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.835 MHzGrant Date: 04/26/2005, Expiration Date: 05/14/2015, Cancellation Date: 09/12/2015Registrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 06/14/2014, Expiration Date: 06/14/2024Registrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 04/01/2004, Expiration Date: 06/14/2014, Cancellation Date: 08/16/2014Registrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 10/31/2015, Expiration Date: 11/02/2025Registrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 05/05/2011, Expiration Date: 06/18/2021, Cancellation Date: 07/19/2011Registrant: Texas New Mexico Power Company, 4100 International Plaza, Fort Worth, TX 76109, Phone: (817) 731-0099

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

14 (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:

25 (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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 12
See full 2006 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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (53%)
  • Utility gas (46%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
Businesses in Sweeny, TX
NameCountNameCount
Domino's Pizza1Subway1
SONIC Drive-In1UPS1

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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
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