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People

Total Population 6,064
Male Share of the Population 34.5%
Female Share of the Population 65.5%
Senior Citizens 2.2%
Employed Population 16+ 2,312
Age of the Population 20

Families

% of people married 4.7%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 31.5%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $44,792
% Above Poverty Level 54.3%
% Below Poverty Level 45.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home 6.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 37.6%
% Using Public Transportation 0.3%

Housing

People Living Alone 18.6%
Median Gross Rent $919
Median House Value $130,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 80.5%
US/American 0%
English 1.3%
Irish 3%

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

Prairie View Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 30 miles W of The Woodlands, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 43 miles NW of Houston, Texas
County Waller
P.O. Box Zip Codes 77446
Phone Area Codes 979
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 30.093
Longitude -95.987

Prairie View 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 WASHINGTON STATE PARK
Distance 19.3 miles
Jan Temp 38 to 60 F
Apr Temp 56 to 78 F
Jul Temp 72 to 96 F
Oct Temp 57 to 82 F
Annual Precip 41.6 inches
Station SEALY
Distance 23.1 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
Station CONROE
Distance 34.4 miles
Jan Temp 40 to 61 F
Apr Temp 57 to 78 F
Jul Temp 73 to 94 F
Oct Temp 58 to 81 F
Annual Precip 49.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bellville 4,171 $87,601
Hempstead 6,432 $35,288

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

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