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 2017: $52,870 (it was $35,654 in 2000)
Tidehaven:

$52,870
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,484 (it was $16,932 in 2000)

Tidehaven CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $108,455 (it was $49,000 in 2000)
Tidehaven:

$108,455
TX:

$172,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $144,877; detached houses: $160,779; townhouses or other attached units: $183,727; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $310,049; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $110,852; mobile homes: $64,780; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $22,752
March 2019 cost of living index in Tidehaven: 81.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Tidehaven, TX (2000)
    • 2,80466.2%White alone
    • 1,21228.6%Hispanic
    • 1754.1%Black alone
    • 320.8%Two or more races
    • 80.2%American Indian alone
    • 50.1%Other race alone
    • 20.05%Asian alone

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

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Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 308.8 square miles.

Population density: 13 people per square mile   (very low).

Tidehaven, Texas map
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Tidehaven CCD:

1.0% ($494)
Texas:

1.8% ($1,393)

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

Distribution of median household income in Tidehaven, TX in 2017
Tidehaven satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.1%
Texas:

3.5%
Most common industries in Tidehaven, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (14.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (9.8%)
  • Educational services (8.9%)
  • Utilities (8.6%)
  • Health care (7.1%)
  • Chemicals (6.1%)
  • Public administration (4.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (21.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (14.0%)
  • Utilities (11.8%)
  • Chemicals (8.4%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (5.9%)
  • Public administration (5.2%)
  • Petroleum & coal products (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (18.1%)
  • Health care (15.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (8.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.5%)
  • Construction (4.7%)
  • Social assistance (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Tidehaven, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.6%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (3.1%)
  • Cashiers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.4%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5.8%)
  • Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (5.2%)
  • Carpenters (4.5%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (7.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5.0%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.8%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (3.5%)

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 Tidehaven 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 Tidehaven 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 the city 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 Tidehaven 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 (13).
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)

Points of interest:

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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%

For population 15 years and over in Tidehaven:

Marital status in Tidehaven, TX
  • Never married: 16.7%
  • Now married: 69.5%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 7.5%

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
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.1
Texas average:

15.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Tidehaven, TX (based on Matagorda County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant9,79949
Catholic8,1437
Mainline Protestant2,84719
Black Protestant1,0607
Other3984
None14,455-
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: 5
Matagorda County:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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
This county:

7.05 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.1%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.1%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.8%
Texas:

15.7%

6.64% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($54,572 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.64%
Texas average:

7.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Harris County, TX  0.86% ($60,828 average AGI)
from Brazoria County, TX  0.74% ($51,750)
from Wharton County, TX  0.45% ($31,933)


6.07% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($52,209 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.07%
Texas average:

7.26%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Brazoria County, TX  0.85% ($54,825 average AGI)
to Harris County, TX  0.81% ($51,481)
to Wharton County, TX  0.37% ($38,800)

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)
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Tidehaven, TX
  • 43.3%Electricity
  • 27.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 27.1%Utility gas
  • 1.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.7%Other fuel
  • 0.4%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Tidehaven, TX
  • 50.5%Electricity
  • 29.5%Utility gas
  • 16.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.1%Other fuel


Tidehaven compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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.
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