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People

Total Population 1,037
Male Share of the Population 49.7%
Female Share of the Population 50.3%
Senior Citizens 11.4%
Employed Population 16+ 388
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 53.5%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 6%
Median Earnings25+ $31,094
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $33,750
Median Earnings With High School Degree $23,036

Wealth

Median Family Income $48,281
% Above Poverty Level 73.7%
% Below Poverty Level 26.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 5.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 29%
Median Gross Rent $932
Median House Value $59,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 40.1%
US/American 0%
English 10.6%
Irish 9.7%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2014, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Oyster Creek Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 38 miles SW of Galveston, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 52 miles S of Houston, Texas
County Brazoria
Standard Zip Codes 77541
Phone Area Codes 979
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 29.002
Longitude -95.331

Oyster Creek 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 FREEPORT 2 NW
Distance 3.4 miles
Jan Temp 45 to 63 F
Apr Temp 61 to 77 F
Jul Temp 77 to 90 F
Oct Temp 64 to 80 F
Annual Precip 50.6 inches
Station ALVIN
Distance 25.9 miles
Jan Temp 43 to 62 F
Apr Temp 60 to 77 F
Jul Temp 74 to 91 F
Oct Temp 60 to 81 F
Annual Precip 51.7 inches
Station THOMPSONS 3 WSW
Distance 37.9 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Angleton 19,034 $62,569
Clute 11,277 $44,962
Freeport 12,108 $45,809
Jones Creek 2,335 $74,722

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2014, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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