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Overview

Introduction to Seabrook, Texas

Seabrook, Texas, in Harris county, is 12 miles S of Baytown, Texas (center to center) and 24 miles SE of Houston, Texas.

Seabrook History

Seabrook W. Sydnor purchased the area in 1895, and the Seabrook Company of Houston designed the layout for the proposed Seabrook Town site in 1903. This attracted many fishermen, residents, and merchants to the new town. The population continued to increase when the Albert and Ernest Fay shipyard was opened. Seabrook was incorporated as a city in 1961.

Seabrook and Nearby Attractions

  • Baybrook Park
  • San Jacinto Monument and Museum
  • Hester Garden Park
  • Armand Bayou Nature Center
  • Bishop's Palace

Things To Do In Seabrook

Popular parks in the city include Seabrook Wildlife Refuge and Park, Pine Gully Park, Baybrook Park, and Hester Garden Park. A trip may be planned to museums like the 1940 Air Terminal Museum and San Jacinto Monument and Museum which are both nearby. Armand Bayou Nature Center is a popular site for bird watching, hiking, and animal watching.

Seabrook Transportation

George Bush Intercontinental Airport is close to the city.

Seabrook Higher Education

Colleges and universities like Lee College, Alvin Community College, Galveston College, and College of the Mainland are near Seabrook.

People

Total Population 12,774
Male Share of the Population 48.7%
Female Share of the Population 51.3%
Senior Citizens 8.1%
Employed Population 16+ 6,592
Age of the Population 38

Families

% of people married 48.6%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 47.4%
Median Earnings25+ $58,030
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $36,875
Median Earnings With High School Degree $36,538

Wealth

Median Family Income $112,266
% Above Poverty Level 92.6%
% Below Poverty Level 7.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home 3.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.4%
% Using Public Transportation 0.2%

Housing

People Living Alone 33.6%
Median Gross Rent $907
Median House Value $199,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 30.1%
US/American 0%
English 13%
Irish 16.1%

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

Seabrook Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 12 miles S of Baytown, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 24 miles SE of Houston, Texas
County Harris
Standard Zip Codes 77586
Phone Area Codes 281
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 29.563
Longitude -95.025

Seabrook 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 HOUSTON HOBBY AP
Distance 16.6 miles
Jan Temp 45 to 63 F
Apr Temp 61 to 79 F
Jul Temp 75 to 94 F
Oct Temp 62 to 82 F
Annual Precip 53.9 inches
Station HOUSTON SAN JACINTO DAM
Distance 25.5 miles
Jan Temp 40 to 63 F
Apr Temp 57 to 79 F
Jul Temp 72 to 94 F
Oct Temp 58 to 81 F
Annual Precip 53.2 inches
Station SUGAR LAND
Distance 36.8 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

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Seabrook, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Timber Cove (77586)

Tod (77586)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Clear Lake Shores 1,235 $107,596
El Lago 2,754 $135,655

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

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