Iowa Colony, Texas

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Iowa Colony, Texas

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High Points

Iowa Colony strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Texas):

Category Trophy
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Iowa Colony Racial Diversity
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. State)
Top 18% Iowa Colony Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of Iowa Colony, Texas

Comparing Iowa Colony to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Texas (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Racial Diversity 10 8
Male Share of the Population 10 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 5
Well-Paid Single Men 7 8
Well-Paid Single Women 5 7
Age of the Population 4 6
Senior Citizens 2 3
Female Share of the Population 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 10 8
Portion of People Married 9 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 8 9
Median Family Income 8 8
People in Middle Class or Better 6 7
College Educated Adults 5 6

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 9
Public Transportation Use 2 2
Short Commute Times 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 4
People Living Alone 2 3
Affordability of Rents 2 2
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1

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Iowa Colony Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 11 miles SE of Missouri City, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 19 miles S of Houston, Texas
County Brazoria
Standard Zip Codes 77583
Phone Area Codes 281
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 29.482
Longitude -95.415

Iowa Colony Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 13.1 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
Distance 14.1 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
Distance 34 miles
Jan Temp 40 to 63 F
Apr Temp 57 to 79 F
Jul Temp 72 to 94 F
Oct Temp 58 to 81 F
Annual Precip 53.2 inches
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Iowa Colony Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 804 100%
Male 408 50.7%
Female 396 49.3%
Under 18 225 28%
18+ 579 72%
65+ 82 10.2%
Median Age 36.1
Average Family Size 3.29
White 587 73%
African-American 54 6.7%
Asian 59 7.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 90 11.2%
Mixed Race 13 1.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 202 25.1%

Estimated Iowa Colony Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 921
Growth 117
Growth % 14.6%

Iowa Colony 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
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 45.9%
US/American 14.3%
Irish 9.5%
German 7.6%
Czech 5.1%
English 4%
French (except Basque) 2.5%
Scotch-Irish 2.5%
Polish 1.6%
Italian 1.4%
Scottish 1%
Iranian 0.8%
Russian 0.8%
Hungarian 0.6%
French Canadian 0.6%
Danish 0.5%
Acadian/Cajun 0.3%
Dutch 0.3%
Scandinavian 0.3%
European 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Duke (77583)
Juliff (77583)
Lochridge (77583)
Otey (77583)
Rosharon (77583)
Sandy Point (77583)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Iowa Colony 804 $50,000
Alvin 21,413 $43,987
Arcola 1,048 $32,500
Brookside Village 1,960 $50,625
Manvel 3,046 $68,125
Pearland 37,640 $70,748
Thompsons 236 $32,321
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