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Overview

Introduction to Bellaire, Texas

Bellaire, Texas, in Harris county, is 7 miles SW of Houston, Texas. The city benefits from easy access to the nearby cities and towns that it shares the Houston metropolitan area with. Bellaire's population is approximately 15,642.

Bellaire History

Bellaire was established in 1908 by William Wright Baldwin, the president of the South End Land Company. Bellaire was formed on what was earlier the site of William Marsh Rice's 9,449-acre ranch. According to Baldwin, the town was named "Bellaire" because of its breezes. Bellaire was finally incorporated as a city in 1918, ten years after its establishment.

Bellaire and nearby Attractions

  • Bellaire Zindler Park
  • Vic Driscoll Park
  • Richmond Plaza Baptist Church
  • Candace U Simmons Track and Field Complex
  • Russ Pitman Park
  • Jacquet Park

Things To Do In Bellaire

Bellaire has several parks, which are ideal destinations for the enjoyment of a variety of recreational activities. The Bellaire Zindler Park includes two well-lighted tennis courts, a neighborhood pool, a gazebo, a jogging trail, a picnic area and a playground.

Bellaire Transportation

George Bush Intercontinental Airport is the nearest major airport.

Bellaire Higher Education

Higher educational facilities are provided by institutes like Coastal Bend College, Del Mar College and Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.

People

Total Population 17,533
Male Share of the Population 49.5%
Female Share of the Population 50.5%
Senior Citizens 11.7%
Employed Population 16+ 8,391
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 65.4%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 77.5%
Median Earnings25+ $100,246
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $32,667
Median Earnings With High School Degree $53,347

Wealth

Median Family Income $211,364
% Above Poverty Level 97.4%
% Below Poverty Level 2.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 7.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.3%
% Using Public Transportation 0.6%

Housing

People Living Alone 21%
Median Gross Rent $1,503
Median House Value $646,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 37.8%
US/American 0.1%
English 10.3%
Irish 6.5%

Bellaire Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 7 miles SW of Houston, Texas
County Harris
Standard Zip Codes 77401
P.O. Box Zip Codes 77402
Phone Area Codes 713
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 29.705
Longitude -95.458

Bellaire Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station HOUSTON HOBBY AP
Distance 11.2 miles
Jan Temp 45 to 63 F
Apr Temp 61 to 79 F
Jul Temp 75 to 94 F
Oct Temp 62 to 82 F
Annual Precip 53.9 inches
Station THOMPSONS 3 WSW
Distance 18.6 miles
Jan Temp 43 to 62 F
Apr Temp 59 to 79 F
Jul Temp 74 to 94 F
Oct Temp 60 to 82 F
Annual Precip 45.8 inches
Station SEALY
Distance 40.9 miles
Jan Temp 41 to 62 F
Apr Temp 57 to 79 F
Jul Temp 72 to 95 F
Oct Temp 59 to 83 F
Annual Precip 40.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bunker Hill Village 3,777 $250
Hedwig Village 2,635 $120,556
Hilshire Village 606 $195,625
Hunters Creek Village 4,545 $248,529

Bellaire Public Libraries

Library
Bellaire City Library
5111 JESSAMINE ST
Bellaire, Texas
(713) 662-8160
Library Web Site

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Bellaire Hospitals

FOUNDATION SURGICAL HOSPITAL
(Proprietary)
5410 WEST LOOP SOUTH
(713) 622-2262
Emergency Service: Yes

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Bellaire High Schools

BELLAIRE H S
5100 MAPLE
713-295-3704
Serves 3,298 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 19.3

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