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People

Total Population 1,088
Male Share of the Population 49.6%
Female Share of the Population 50.4%
Senior Citizens 12.7%
Employed Population 16+ 397
Age of the Population 35

Families

% of people married 51.6%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 6.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $43,750
% Above Poverty Level 73.5%
% Below Poverty Level 26.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 1.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.5%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 33.3%
Median Gross Rent $900
Median House Value $64,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 37.4%
US/American 0%
English 10.5%
Irish 9.7%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, 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 19,153 $61,433
Clute 11,324 $50,163
Freeport 12,118 $44,620
Jones Creek 2,506 $72,386

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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