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Category Value
Nearest Medium City 46 miles S of College Station, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 69 miles W of Houston, Texas
County Austin
Standard Zip Codes 78944
Phone Area Codes 979
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 29.972
Longitude -96.501

Industry Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 14.8 miles
Jan Temp 39 to 62 F
Apr Temp 57 to 80 F
Jul Temp 73 to 97 F
Oct Temp 59 to 83 F
Annual Precip 44.1 inches
Distance 17.8 miles
Jan Temp 37 to 64 F
Apr Temp 55 to 81 F
Jul Temp 70 to 96 F
Oct Temp 54 to 85 F
Annual Precip 44.7 inches
Station SEALY
Distance 25.7 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
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Industry Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 304 100%
Male 153 50.3%
Female 151 49.7%
Under 18 79 26%
18+ 225 74%
65+ 51 16.8%
Median Age 38.2
Average Family Size 3.11
White 211 69.4%
African-American 60 19.7%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 28 9.2%
Mixed Race 5 1.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 32 10.5%

Estimated Industry Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 333
Growth 29
Growth % 9.5%

Industry Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 36.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 33%
US/American 8.7%
Belizean 7%
English 3.9%
Czech 3.9%
French (except Basque) 3%
Irish 2.2%
African 1.3%
Italian 0.9%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Industry, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Welcome (78944)

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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Industry 304 $38,750
Bellville 3,794 $49,730
Brenham 13,507 $41,486
Burton 359 $47,321
Carmine 228 $49,375
Fayetteville 261 $31,667
Hillcrest 722 $66,563
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  • Programs: Master of Science in Applied Psychology, Master of Science in Applied Psychology - Industrial Organizational Psychology, Master of Science in Applied Psychology - Community Psychology
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