Tidehaven, Texas

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Population in July 2007: 4,101.
Males: 2,113  (51.5%)
Females: 1,988  (48.5%)
Median resident age:  35.4 years
Texas median age:  32.3 years

Zip code: 77456

Estimated median household income in 2012: $47,050 (it was $35,654 in 2000)
Tidehaven:

$47,050
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $24,442 (it was $16,932 in 2000)

Tidehaven CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $78,856 (it was $49,000 in 2000)
Tidehaven:

$78,856
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $87,331; Detached houses: $102,122; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $51,486; Mobile homes: $45,321
Tidehaven races chart
  • White alone - 2,804 (66.2%)
  • Hispanic - 1,212 (28.6%)
  • Black alone - 175 (4.1%)
  • Two or more races - 32 (0.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 8 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 5 (0.1%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (0.05%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Tidehaven: 120.0 (high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 308.8 square miles.

Population density: 13 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).
Tidehaven, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Tidehaven:

  • High school or higher: 72.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tidehaven CCD:

  • Never married: 16.7%
  • Now married: 69.5%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 7.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Tidehaven CCD:  1.0% ($494)
Texas:  1.8% ($1,393)
Tidehaven satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Brazosport, TX (47.3 miles , pop. 59,653).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Houston, TX (74.4 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Blessing, TX (2.3 miles ), Markham, TX (2.4 miles ), Bay City, TX (3.5 miles ), Palacios, TX (3.9 miles ), Van Vleck, TX (4.1 miles ), Matagorda, TX (4.4 miles ), Matagorda-Sargent, TX (4.4 miles ), La Ward, TX (4.5 miles) .

Latitude: 28.92 N, Longitude: 96.15 W

Tidehaven household income distribution Tidehaven home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

8.3%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (21%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (14%)
  • Utilities (12%)
  • Chemicals (8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Petroleum and coal products (4%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Health care (15%)
  • Food and beverage stores (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (5%)
  • Carpenters (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4%)

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Average climate in Tidehaven, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Tidehaven-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 5% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/20/1967, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.9 miles away from the Tidehaven place center killed 4 people and injured 7 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 12/24/1975, a category F3 tornado 22.3 miles away from the place center .

Earthquake activity:

Tidehaven-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 88% 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 119.8 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 369.3 miles away from Tidehaven 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 114.1 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 444.0 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 394.5 miles away from Tidehaven center
On 3/24/1997 at 22:31:34, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 142.7 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 Matagorda County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 10, Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Tropical Storms: 2, Fire: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Tidehaven:

  • MATAGORDA HOUSE HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; BAY CITY, TX)
  • BAY VILLA HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; BAY CITY, TX)
  • SEA BREEZE REHABILITATION AND CARE CENTE (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; BAY CITY, TX)
  • ANGELS CARE HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; BAY CITY, TX)
  • PALACIOS COMMUNITY MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, about 15 miles away; PALACIOS, TX)
  • PALACIOUS COMMUNITY MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, about 15 miles away; PALACIOS, TX)
  • LEISURE LODGE PALACIOS (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; PALACIOS, TX)

Operable nuclear power plants near Tidehaven:

  • 16 miles: South Texas Project 1 and 2 in Palacios, TX.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tidehaven:

  • Wharton County Junior College (about 29 miles; Wharton, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,009)
  • Brazosport College (about 46 miles; Lake Jackson, TX; FT enrollment: 2,573)
  • University of Houston-Victoria (about 51 miles; Victoria, TX; FT enrollment: 3,110)
  • Victoria College (about 51 miles; Victoria, TX; FT enrollment: 2,730)
  • Alvin Community College (about 64 miles; Alvin, TX; FT enrollment: 3,953)
  • Houston Baptist University (about 66 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 2,340)
  • The Art Institute of Houston (about 71 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 2,429)

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Notable locations in Tidehaven: Markham Volunteer Fire Department (A), Midfield Volunteer Fire Department (B), Hotel Blessing (C), Blessing Volunteer Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Tidehaven include: Ashby Church (A), Prairie Center Mission (B), Saint Mary Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Partain Cemetery (1), Lacy Cemetery (2), Cornelius Cemetery (3), Hawley Cemetery (4), Ashby Cemetery (5), Blessing Cemetery (6), Grimes Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Jennings Lake (A), Silver Lake (B), A H Johnson Reservoir (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Briar Creek (A), Blue Creek (B), Juanita Creek (C), Wallace Creek (D), Wilson Creek (E), Moccasin Creek (F), Compress Slough (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Tidehaven include: Le Tufle Park (1), Le Tulle Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Matagorda County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:  2.7 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  72.4%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.9%
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

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

12.4%
Whole state:

15.4%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

3.9%
Whole state:

6.7%

Tidehaven compared to Texas state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (45%)
  • Utility gas (28%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (25%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Tidehaven CCD (based on Matagorda County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 63.04%
Here: 63.0%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Churches of Christ
Adherents37.9%37.1%8.4%3.0%2.6%
Congregations31.3%10.9%10.9%7.8%7.8%
NameChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)LDS (Mormon) ChurchEpiscopal ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaOther
Adherents2.6%1.9%1.9%1.4%3.1%
Congregations4.7%3.1%4.7%1.6%17.2%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Matagorda County:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Matagorda County:

2.17 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
Matagorda County:

7.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
Here:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.1%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Matagorda County:

28.1%
Texas:

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

17.8%
State:

15.7%

5.72% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 200533,012 ($ average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.72%
Texas average:

8.37%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Brazoria County, TX  0.83% ($37,732 average AGI)
from Harris County, TX  0.78% ($39,835)
from Wharton County, TX  0.57% ($29,657)


7.37% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 200631,982 ($ average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.37%
Texas average:

7.44%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Harris County, TX  1.14% ($31,603 average AGI)
to Brazoria County, TX  1.13% ($31,463)
to Wharton County, TX  0.48% ($34,035)

Strongest AM radio stations in Tidehaven:

  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)
  • KTMR (1130 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EDNA, TX; Owner: SIGA BROADCASTING 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)
  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KEYH (850 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KSEV (700 AM; 15 kW; TOMBALL, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KREH (900 AM; 5 kW; PECAN GROVE, TX)
  • KRTX (980 AM; 5 kW; ROSENBURG/RICHMOND, TX)

Strongest FM radio stations in Tidehaven:

  • KZRC (92.5 FM; MARKHAM, TX; Owner: LBR ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KXGJ (101.7 FM; BAY CITY, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KIOX-FM (96.9 FM; EL CAMPO, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KMKS (102.5 FM; BAY CITY, TX; Owner: SANDLIN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KROY (99.7 FM; PALACIOS, TX; Owner: FORT BEND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KJOJ-FM (103.3 FM; FREEPORT, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • 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)
  • KLDE (107.5 FM; LAKE JACKSON, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KGUL (96.1 FM; EDNA, TX; Owner: LAGRANGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Tidehaven:

  • KHOU-TV (Channel 11; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KHOU-TV, L.P.)
  • KPRC-TV (Channel 2; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, HOUSTON, LP)
  • KTBU (Channel 55; CONROE, TX; Owner: HUMANITY INTERESTED MEDIA, INC.)
  • KTXH (Channel 20; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KPXB (Channel 49; CONROE, TX; Owner: PAXSON HOUSTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • KNWS-TV (Channel 51; KATY, TX; Owner: JOHNSON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFTH (Channel 67; ALVIN, TX; Owner: TELEFUTURA HOUSTON LLC)
  • KXLN-TV (Channel 45; ROSENBERG, TX; Owner: KXLN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KHWB (Channel 39; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KHWB, INC.)
  • KZJL (Channel 61; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KZJL LICENSE CORP.)
  • KRIV (Channel 26; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KETH (Channel 14; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TV, INC.)
  • KTRK-TV (Channel 13; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KTRK TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KAZH (Channel 57; BAYTOWN, TX; Owner: KAZH LICENSE, LLC)
  • KUHT (Channel 8; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON SYSTEM)
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