South Houston, Texas

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Population in 2019: 17,438 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +10.1%
 
Males: 9,063  (52.0%)
Females: 8,375  (48.0%)
Median resident age:

29.1 years
Texas median age:

35.1 years

Zip codes: 77587.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $45,787 (it was $31,924 in 2000)
South Houston:

$45,787
TX:

$64,034

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $17,093 (it was $12,308 in 2000)

South Houston city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $106,171 (it was $47,400 in 2000)
South Houston:

$106,171
TX:

$200,400

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $286,516; detached houses: $295,914; townhouses or other attached units: $276,773; in 2-unit structures: $298,006; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $198,914; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $269,517; mobile homes: $62,053; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $9,481

Median gross rent in 2019: $890.

March 2019 cost of living index in South Houston: 91.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 20.8%
(10.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 10.5% for Black residents, 21.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 19.2% for other race residents, 7.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in South Houston, TX (2019)
    • 16,57992.9%Hispanic
    • 1,2487.0%White alone
    • 1580.9%Black alone
    • 830.5%Two or more races
    • 210.1%Asian alone
    • 100.06%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 20 registered sex offenders living in South Houston, Texas as of May 06, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in South Houston is 904 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in South Houston by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(6.0)
2
(12.2)
0
(0.0)
3
(18.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(11.5)
1
(5.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(11.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.7)
1
(5.7)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
7
(42.0)
3
(18.4)
7
(42.4)
4
(24.4)
5
(30.6)
7
(40.4)
9
(51.1)
3
(17.2)
3
(17.1)
2
(11.3)
5
(28.3)
3
(17.1)
6
(34.1)
6
(34.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
67
(401.7)
54
(330.3)
44
(266.7)
54
(329.1)
46
(281.4)
58
(334.5)
30
(170.3)
46
(263.7)
35
(200.1)
40
(226.4)
34
(192.6)
25
(142.6)
35
(198.6)
33
(186.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
49
(293.8)
47
(287.5)
75
(454.7)
44
(268.1)
62
(379.3)
51
(294.1)
50
(283.9)
43
(246.5)
41
(234.4)
36
(203.8)
49
(277.6)
29
(165.4)
31
(175.9)
42
(237.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
171
(1,025)
126
(770.7)
137
(830.5)
163
(993.3)
223
(1,364)
212
(1,223)
222
(1,260)
129
(739.5)
92
(525.9)
96
(543.4)
70
(396.6)
71
(404.9)
71
(403.0)
85
(481.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
440
(2,638)
432
(2,643)
368
(2,231)
504
(3,071)
482
(2,949)
412
(2,376)
488
(2,771)
361
(2,069)
309
(1,766)
315
(1,783)
286
(1,620)
283
(1,614)
245
(1,391)
268
(1,518)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
152
(911.3)
116
(709.6)
113
(685.0)
96
(585.0)
103
(630.2)
139
(801.6)
138
(783.5)
175
(1,003)
199
(1,138)
144
(815.1)
140
(793.2)
106
(604.4)
106
(601.6)
100
(566.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(6.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(18.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(22.9)
5
(28.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.7)
2
(11.4)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index475.0412.2407.1447.6448.6459.3421.8357.0341.9292.3303.3230.8265.3281.9

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in South Houston, TX

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 43 (30 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.70
Texas average:

1.79
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Ancestries: American (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 3.03 square miles.

Population density: 5,761 people per square mile   (average).

South Houston, Texas map

6,157 residents are foreign born (34.1% Latin America).

This city:

34.5%
Texas:

17.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,438 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,770 (1.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pasadena, TX (3.5 miles , pop. 141,674).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Houston, TX (11.6 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Pasadena, TX (1.9 miles ),
Galena Park, TX (2.3 miles ),
Brookside Village, TX (2.6 miles ),
Deer Park, TX (2.7 miles ),
Jacinto City, TX (2.7 miles ),
Pearland, TX (2.9 miles ),
Cloverleaf, TX (3.0 miles ),
Southeast Harris, TX (3.2 miles )

Latitude: 29.66 N, Longitude: 95.23 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,327 (-7.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,109 (15.1%)

Distribution of median household income in South Houston, TX in 2019
Distribution of house value in South Houston, TX in 2019

Property values in South Houston, TX

South Houston satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 14 buildings, average cost: $49,400
  • 1998: 10 buildings, average cost: $37,900
  • 1999: 20 buildings, average cost: $43,400
  • 2000: 18 buildings, average cost: $42,500
  • 2001: 30 buildings, average cost: $54,600
  • 2002: 40 buildings, average cost: $66,000
  • 2003: 27 buildings, average cost: $61,700
  • 2004: 29 buildings, average cost: $59,500
  • 2005: 21 buildings, average cost: $68,100
  • 2006: 19 buildings, average cost: $74,100
  • 2007: 19 buildings, average cost: $86,900
  • 2008: 15 buildings, average cost: $83,200
  • 2009: 7 buildings, average cost: $78,600
  • 2010: 9 buildings, average cost: $72,800
  • 2011: 16 buildings, average cost: $86,100
  • 2012: 13 buildings, average cost: $96,200
  • 2013: 6 buildings, average cost: $85,700
  • 2014: 9 buildings, average cost: $86,300
  • 2015: 12 buildings, average cost: $93,500
  • 2016: 12 buildings, average cost: $109,300
  • 2017: 10 buildings, average cost: $112,500
  • 2018: 21 buildings, average cost: $133,600
  • 2019: 12 buildings, average cost: $121,300
Number of permits per 10,000 South Houston, TX residents
Average permit cost in South Houston, TX
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

9.0%
Texas:

8.0%
Historical population in South Houston, TX
Historical housing units in South Houston, TX

Population change in the 1990s: +1,382 (+9.6%).
Most common industries in South Houston, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (22.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.1%)
  • Educational services (4.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.7%)
  • Health care (3.6%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (35.1%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.1%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (3.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (2.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (14.6%)
  • Educational services (8.7%)
  • Health care (7.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.2%)
Most common occupations in South Houston, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.8%)
  • Construction laborers (4.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.2%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.1%)
  • Carpenters (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Construction laborers (7.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.2%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6.6%)
  • Carpenters (5.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.6%)
  • Cashiers (6.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.8%)

Average climate in South Houston, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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South Houston, Texas environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 104. This is worse than average.

City:

104
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.188. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.188
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 8.36. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.36
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.352. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.352
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 21.1. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.26. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.26
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00590. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00590
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

South Houston-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 85% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/21/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.6 miles away from the South Houston city center injured 16 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 9/8/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.8 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

South Houston-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 38% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/17/2012 at 08:12:00, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 164.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/20/2011 at 12:24:41, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 180.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/2/2013 at 23:51:15, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MW, Depth: 2.9 mi) earthquake occurred 162.7 miles away from the city center
On 9/2/2013 at 21:52:38, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 164.8 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) earthquake occurred 184.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/25/2013 at 07:01:19, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 160.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Harris County (32) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 22
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 16, Floods: 15, Hurricanes: 9, Tornadoes: 7, Tropical Storms: 4, Fires: 2, Winds: 2, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
South Houston topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near South Houston:

  • SAN JACINTO LIVING CENTER (Hospital, about 2 miles away; PASADENA, TX)
  • RAVENHEAD LIVING CENTER (Hospital, about 2 miles away; HOUSTON, TX)
  • GULF COAST NURSING SERVICES INC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; HOUSTON, TX)
  • HOMECARE HORIZONS INC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; HOUSTON, TX)
  • UNITY HOMECARE (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; HOUSTON, TX)
  • ST. JOHN'S SPECIALTY CARE, LLC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; HOUSTON, TX)
  • SOUTHFIELD HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; PASADENA, TX)

Amtrak station:

SOUTH HOUSTON (1546 COLLEGE) - Bus Station

College/University in South Houston:

  • American National College (Full-time enrollment: 65; Location: 1611 Spencer Hwy Suite E; Private, for-profit; Website: WWW.AMNC.EDU)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to South Houston:

  • San Jacinto Community College (about 7 miles; Pasadena, TX; Full-time enrollment: 13,517)
  • University of Houston (about 9 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 31,888)
  • Texas Southern University (about 10 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 7,053)
  • University of Houston-Clear Lake (about 10 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 5,833)
  • Houston Community College (about 11 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 38,303)
  • University of Houston-Downtown (about 11 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 10,122)
  • The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (about 11 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 3,023)

Public elementary/middle school in South Houston:

  • MATTHYS EL (Location: 1500 MAIN ST, Grades: PK-4)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in South Houston: South Houston Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (A), South Houston Police Department (B), South Houston Fire Station (C), South Houston Police Station (D), South Houston Public Library (E), South Houston Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Pasadena Plaza Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in South Houston include: La Hermosa Christian Church (A), Saint Crispin Charismatic Episcopal Church (B), Templo Bautista (C), Templo Jerusalem Asamblea de Dios (D), Vietnamese Buddhist Pagoda Phat-Quang (E), South Houston Church of Christ (F), The Indian Pentecostal Church (G), South Houston Bible Chapel Church (H), Apostolic Assembly of Love Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in South Houston include: South Houston City Park (1), Cristy Park (2), City Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Harris 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:

3.5 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

80.9%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.5%
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: 0.2% of all households
4 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
2 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in South Houston (2011 data):

  • First National Bank Texas: Telephone Road Banking Center - Rc 8 at 6322 Telephone Road, branch established on 2003/08/13; Pasadena Banking Center Rc-647 at 1603 Spencer Highway, branch established on 2011/08/31. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $944.3 mil, Deposits: $815.9 mil, headquarters in Killeen, TX, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 250 total offices, Holding Company: First Community Bancshares, Inc.
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Spencer Highway Banking Center Branc at 1618 Spencer Highway, Suite A, branch established on 2003/12/02. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Spencer And Shaver Branch at 1627 Spencer Highway, branch established on 2008/12/29. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • International Bank of Commerce: Heb Instore Spencer Hwy Branch at 1630 Spencer Hwy, branch established on 2007/04/25. Info updated 2007/03/28: Bank assets: $9,621.9 mil, Deposits: $6,548.8 mil, headquarters in Laredo, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 197 total offices, Holding Company: International Bancshares Corporation
  • Compass Bank: South Houston Branch at 1218 Spencer Highway, branch established on 1999/02/12. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $63,107.0 mil, Deposits: $46,232.4 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 720 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A.
  • Regions Bank: Houston Pasadena at 1111 Spencer Highway, branch established on 1956/08/03. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • Prosperity Bank: Pasadena at 3100 South Shaver, branch established on 1999/04/19. 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.

For population 15 years and over in South Houston:

Marital status in South Houston, TX
  • Never married: 34.1%
  • Now married: 50.1%
  • Separated: 4.9%
  • Widowed: 4.8%
  • Divorced: 6.2%

For population 25 years and over in South Houston:

  • High school or higher: 57.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.3%
  • Unemployed: 8.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

21.9
Texas average:

13.8

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - South Houston
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for South Houston, TX (based on Harris County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,077,2872,102
Catholic741,896109
Mainline Protestant278,855288
Other213,212296
Black Protestant65,641211
Orthodox12,88425
None1,702,684-
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: 737
This county:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 41
This county:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 530
Harris County:

1.35 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1,321
This county:

3.38 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2,302
Harris County:

5.88 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

8.9%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Harris County:

26.0%
State:

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

17.1%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

45.2%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

43.8%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
South Houston:

28.5
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
South Houston:

24.0%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
South Houston:

10.4%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
South Houston:

31.0%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
South Houston:

52.7%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

80.8%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of South Houston, TX Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 31$176,499$68,3221$299
Other and Unallocable 13$42,379$39,1194$4,847
Sewerage 10$30,973$37,1680$0
Water Supply 9$35,307$47,0760$0
Police - Other 9$32,342$43,1230$0
Streets and Highways 8$24,167$36,2510$0
Parks and Recreation 8$21,018$31,5270$0
Health 6$15,759$31,5185$8,939
Other Government Administration 5$12,283$29,4797$3,144
Solid Waste Management 5$13,434$32,2420$0
Financial Administration 3$11,984$47,9360$0
Welfare 3$16,891$67,5644$3,924
Judicial and Legal 3$8,370$33,4801$1,873
Correction 2$5,682$34,0920$0
Totals for Government 115$447,086$46,65222$23,027

South Houston government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $188,000 ($10.78)
    General - Other: $64,000 ($3.67)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000 ($0.17)
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $647,000 ($37.10)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $531,000 ($30.45)
    Corrections - Other: $434,000 ($24.89)
    Police Protection: $389,000 ($22.31)
    General - Other: $285,000 ($16.34)
    Regular Highways: $281,000 ($16.11)
    Financial Administration: $113,000 ($6.48)
    General Public Buildings: $60,000 ($3.44)
    Local Fire Protection: $28,000 ($1.61)
    Central Staff Services: $27,000 ($1.55)
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $22,000 ($1.26)
    Public Welfare - Other: $19,000 ($1.09)
    Solid Waste Management: $8,000 ($0.46)
    Natural Resources - Other: $8,000 ($0.46)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $37,000 ($2.12)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $42,000 ($2.41)
    Corrections - Other: $16,000 ($0.92)
    Correctional Institutions: $7,000 ($0.40)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000 ($0.17)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($0.06)

South Houston government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $333,000 ($19.10)
    Regular Highways: $8,000 ($0.46)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $21,000 ($1.20)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $38,000 ($2.18)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $115,000 ($6.59)
    Fines and Forfeits: $51,000 ($2.92)
    Interest Earnings: $10,000 ($0.57)
    Rents: $3,000 ($0.17)
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000 ($0.06)
    Sale of Property: $1,000 ($0.06)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $131,000 ($7.51)
    General Local Government Support: $20,000 ($1.15)
    Highways: $4,000 ($0.23)
  • Tax - Property: $1,983,000 ($113.72)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $632,000 ($36.24)
    Motor Vehicle License: $125,000 ($7.17)
    Other Selective Sales: $76,000 ($4.36)
    Amusements Sales: $3,000 ($0.17)

South Houston government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,012,000 ($58.03)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $883,000 ($50.64)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $129,000 ($7.40)

South Houston government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $45,000 ($2.58)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,962,000 ($112.51)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $61,000 ($3.50)

5.20% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($68,316 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.20%
Texas average:

7.43%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($3,009 average AGI)
Harris County:

0.07%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Fort Bend County, TX  0.60% ($63,555 average AGI)
from Montgomery County, TX  0.38% ($72,088)
from Galveston County, TX  0.21% ($59,610)


5.38% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($79,859 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.38%
Texas average:

7.26%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($3,188 average AGI)
Harris County:

0.09%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Fort Bend County, TX  0.83% ($73,794 average AGI)
to Montgomery County, TX  0.58% ($100,531)
to Brazoria County, TX  0.28% ($69,346)
Businesses in South Houston, TX
NameCountNameCount
Burger King1McDonald's1
Church's Chicken1Payless1
Cricket Wireless6U-Haul1
DHL1Vans1
Domino's Pizza1Wendy's1
GameStop1

Strongest AM radio stations in South Houston:

  • KLVL (1480 AM; 3 kW; PASADENA, TX; Owner: SIGA BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KXYZ (1320 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: BLAYA INC.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCOH (1430 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KCOH, INC.)
  • KPRC (950 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)
  • KLAT (1010 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KIKK (650 AM; daytime; 0 kW; PASADENA, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KILT (610 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KWWJ (1360 AM; 5 kW; BAYTOWN, TX; Owner: SALT OF THE EARTH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KEYH (850 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KKHT (1070 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in South Houston:

  • KMJQ (102.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KLTN (102.9 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: HBC HOUSTON LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KUHF (88.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON SYSTEM)
  • KBXX (97.9 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KHJZ-FM (95.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KHMX (96.5 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KILT-FM (100.3 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KKBQ-FM (92.9 FM; PASADENA, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KLOL (101.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KODA (99.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTBZ-FM (94.5 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRBE (104.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KKRW (93.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KHCB-FM (105.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: HOUSTON CHRISTIAN BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KPTY (104.9 FM; MISSOURI CITY, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KLDE (107.5 FM; LAKE JACKSON, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFTG (88.1 FM; PASADENA, TX; Owner: ALELUYA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOVE-FM (106.5 FM; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KTSU (90.9 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TEXAS SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY)
  • KPFT (90.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around South Houston:

  • KJIB-LP (Channel 5; CLEAR LAKE CITY, TX; Owner: FAR EASTERN TELECASTERS)
  • KTMD (Channel 48; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF TEXAS PARTNERSHIP, LP)
  • KPRC-TV (Channel 2; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, HOUSTON, LP)
  • KHOU-TV (Channel 11; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KHOU-TV, L.P.)
  • KRIV (Channel 26; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KTRK-TV (Channel 13; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KTRK TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KHWB (Channel 39; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KHWB, INC.)
  • KVVV-LP (Channel 53; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KAZH LICENSE, LLC)
  • KUHT (Channel 8; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON SYSTEM)
  • KNWS-TV (Channel 51; KATY, TX; Owner: JOHNSON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPXB (Channel 49; CONROE, TX; Owner: PAXSON HOUSTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • KXLN-TV (Channel 45; ROSENBERG, TX; Owner: KXLN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KFTH (Channel 67; ALVIN, TX; Owner: TELEFUTURA HOUSTON LLC)
  • KVQT-LP (Channel 24; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: C. DOWEN JOHNSON)
  • KTBU (Channel 55; CONROE, TX; Owner: HUMANITY INTERESTED MEDIA, INC.)
  • KTXH (Channel 20; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KZJL (Channel 61; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KZJL LICENSE CORP.)
  • KETH (Channel 14; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TV, INC.)
  • KVDO-LP (Channel 69; CLEAR LAKE, TX; Owner: FAR EASTERN TELECASTERS)
  • KLTJ (Channel 22; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • 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)
  • KAZH (Channel 57; BAYTOWN, TX; Owner: KAZH LICENSE, LLC)
  • KHLM-LP (Channel 43; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: U.S. INTERACTIVE, L.L.C.)
  • KVIT-LP (Channel 28; VICTORIA, TX; Owner: CLUB COMMUNICATIONS)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of South Houston fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 13ft / 4.0mTotal length
  • $266,000Total costs
  • 25,090Total average daily traffic
  • 27,500Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

85 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in South Houston)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in South Houston, TX)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in South Houston)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: MAULE MX-7-180A (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 897DC , Serial Number: 20012C, Airworthiness Date: 10/28/1993, Certificate Issue Date: 01/09/2019
    Registrant (LLC): Pullen Endeavors LLC, 110 Indiana St, South Houston, TX 77587
  • Aircraft: CONSOLIDATED VULTEE BT-13B (SNV-2) (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: P&W R-985 SERIES (450 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 59332 , Serial Number: 791675, Year manufactured: 1944
    Registrant (Individual): John G Wesney, Box 154, South Houston, TX 77587
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 01/21/2020

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED19$82,26311$79,45525$68,4807$49,1436$55,0002$49,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$77,0001$76,0003$56,6671$4,0001$76,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$86,5006$65,33349$66,22430$26,3337$68,7140$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$91,7500$012$75,3334$92,2500$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$71,0000$02$61,5001$68,0000$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 3208.00 , 3214.00, 3215.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$102,0000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$66,0001$83,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$78,0000$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 3208.00 , 3214.00, 3215.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in South Houston, TX
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in South Houston, TX - Value

2002 - 2017 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2017 the average number of fires per year is 15. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 55 took place in 2004, and the least - 0 in 2012. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in South Houston, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (35.2%), and Outside Fires (23.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in South Houston, TX
    • 8735.2%Structure Fires
    • 5723.1%Outside Fires
    • 5321.5%Other
    • 5020.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for South Houston, TX
Most common first names in South Houston, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William5770.0 years
Mary5175.1 years
James4767.6 years
John4671.2 years
Charles3666.8 years
Maria2775.9 years
Robert2768.1 years
George2167.8 years
Juan1874.9 years
Jose1871.7 years
Most common last names in South Houston, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Garcia3369.5 years
Smith3172.8 years
Rodriguez2165.2 years
Martinez1767.9 years
Johnson1674.3 years
Lopez1574.2 years
Williams1572.8 years
Jones1474.3 years
Sanchez1473.1 years
Ramirez1368.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in South Houston, TX
  • 63.3%Utility gas
  • 36.3%Electricity
  • 0.3%Wood
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in South Houston, TX
  • 72.5%Electricity
  • 25.6%Utility gas
  • 1.2%No fuel used
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


South Houston compared to Texas state average:

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

South Houston on our top lists:

  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of workers working at home, population 5,000+"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: construction and extraction occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 100 least-educated cities (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of auto thefts per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: construction (population 5,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant adherents"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant adherents"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant congregations"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations (pop. 50,000+)"
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