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People

Total Population 4,691
Male Share of the Population 49.3%
Female Share of the Population 50.7%
Senior Citizens 10.3%
Employed Population 16+ 2,098
Age of the Population 32

Families

% of people married 49.4%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 9.4%
Median Earnings25+ $28,750
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $19,833
Median Earnings With High School Degree $38,228

Wealth

Median Family Income $39,125
% Above Poverty Level 76.7%
% Below Poverty Level 23.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 28 minutes
% Working from Home 1.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.3%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 24.4%
Median Gross Rent $682
Median House Value $57,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 74.1%
US/American 0%
English 5.5%
Irish 5.3%

Palacios Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 48 miles E of Victoria, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 89 miles SW of Houston, Texas
County Matagorda
Standard Zip Codes 77465
Phone Area Codes 361
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 28.707
Longitude -96.217

Palacios 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 PALACIOS MUNICIPAL AP
Distance 2.7 miles
Jan Temp 44 to 62 F
Apr Temp 61 to 76 F
Jul Temp 77 to 90 F
Oct Temp 62 to 81 F
Annual Precip 45.4 inches
Station MATAGORDA 2
Distance 15.3 miles
Jan Temp 44 to 62 F
Apr Temp 62 to 76 F
Jul Temp 77 to 90 F
Oct Temp 64 to 82 F
Annual Precip 43.7 inches
Station POINT COMFORT
Distance 20.6 miles
Jan Temp 46 to 65 F
Apr Temp 62 to 79 F
Jul Temp 78 to 92 F
Oct Temp 64 to 83 F
Annual Precip 43.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bay City 17,499 $46,803

Palacios Public Libraries

Library
Palacios Library, Inc.
326 MAIN ST
Palacios, Texas
(361) 972-3234
Library Web Site

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Palacios High Schools

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PALACIOS H S
100 SHARK DR
361-972-2571
A Title I School.
Serves 477 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12

MATAGORDA CO ALTER
1209 12TH ST
361-972-5491
A Non-traditional School

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