Orchard, Texas

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Category Value
Nearest Medium City 20 miles W of Sugar Land, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 38 miles W of Houston, Texas
County Fort Bend
P.O. Box Zip Codes 77464
Phone Area Codes 979
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 29.603
Longitude -95.969

Orchard Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station SEALY
Distance 15.8 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
Distance 20.2 miles
Jan Temp 42 to 62 F
Apr Temp 58 to 79 F
Jul Temp 74 to 94 F
Oct Temp 60 to 82 F
Annual Precip 49.3 inches
Distance 21.9 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
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Orchard Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 408 100%
Male 207 50.7%
Female 201 49.3%
Under 18 116 28.4%
18+ 292 71.6%
65+ 36 8.8%
Median Age 32.6
Average Family Size 3.26
White 312 76.5%
African-American 33 8.1%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 6 1.5%
Other 51 12.5%
Mixed Race 6 1.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 92 22.5%

Estimated Orchard Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 473
Growth 65
Growth % 15.9%

Orchard 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) 26.3%
Czech 21.2%
German 14.7%
Irish 10.6%
English 5.3%
Polish 4.7%
French (except Basque) 4.4%
Czechoslovakian 4.1%
US/American 2.9%
Dutch 2.7%
Swedish 1.2%
Ukrainian 0.6%
Scottish 0.6%
Italian 0.6%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Orchard 408 $59,063
Beasley 590 $47,625
Fulshear 716 $54,444
Kendleton 466 $35,795
Rosenberg 24,043 $39,965
Simonton 718 $81,905
Wallis 1,172 $40,000
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