Seadrift, Texas

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Seadrift, Texas

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High Points

Seadrift strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Texas):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 1% trophy Seadrift Affordability of Property Taxes
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Seadrift Racial Diversity
Low Violent Crime
(vs. State)
Top 3% trophy Seadrift Low Violent Crime
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. State)
Top 9% Seadrift Walking and Biking to Work
Low Property Crime
(vs. State)
Top 17% Seadrift Low Property Crime

Comparative Profile of Seadrift, Texas

Comparing Seadrift to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Texas (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Racial Diversity 10 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 10
Male Share of the Population 7 7
Senior Citizens 4 6
Female Share of the Population 4 4
Age of the Population 3 5
Well-Paid Single Men 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 9 7
Portion of People Married 7 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 2 2
College Educated Adults 2 2
People Above Poverty 2 2
People in Middle Class or Better 1 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 9 10
Public Transportation Use 4 4
Short Commute Times 3 4
Working at Home 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 10
Housing Recently Built 6 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 6
Affordability of Rents 5 5
People Living Alone 5 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 10 10
Low Property Crime 7 9

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Seadrift Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 32 miles SE of Victoria, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 59 miles NE of Corpus Christi, Texas
County Calhoun
Standard Zip Codes 77983
Phone Area Codes 361
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 28.415
Longitude -96.713

Seadrift Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 8.6 miles
Jan Temp 45 to 62 F
Apr Temp 64 to 77 F
Jul Temp 78 to 90 F
Oct Temp 65 to 81 F
Annual Precip 40.8 inches
Distance 17.1 miles
Jan Temp 48 to 61 F
Apr Temp 65 to 75 F
Jul Temp 80 to 88 F
Oct Temp 67 to 81 F
Annual Precip 34.7 inches
Distance 19 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
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Seadrift Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,352 100%
Male 664 49.1%
Female 688 50.9%
Under 18 444 32.8%
18+ 908 67.2%
65+ 182 13.5%
Median Age 34.4
Average Family Size 3.34
White 1,051 77.7%
African-American 12 0.9%
Asian 138 10.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.2%
Other 107 7.9%
Mixed Race 41 3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 366 27.1%

Estimated Seadrift Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,390
Growth 38
Growth % 2.8%

Seadrift Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 48.5%
German 10.8%
US/American 10.5%
English 9.1%
Irish 7%
Polish 2.5%
Czech 1.2%
Italian 1.1%
Norwegian 1%
Scottish 1%
Swedish 0.9%
Scotch-Irish 0.9%
French (except Basque) 0.9%
Dutch 0.9%
Danish 0.8%
Welsh 0.8%
Other Subsaharan African 0.6%
British 0.4%
Czechoslovakian 0.3%
Belgian 0.2%
Jamaican 0.2%
European 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Seadrift 1,352 $31,010
Austwell 192 $20,000
Point Comfort 781 $49,653
Port Lavaca 12,035 $38,250
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City, State Similarity   1 Person Houses 65+ College Grads Commute Minutes Family Income Kids 0-4 Non White Pop. Poverty Prop. Crime Seasonal Housing Viol. Crime
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1. Arcola, Texas 83.2   19.3% 8.5% 6.3% 33 $32,500 8.6% 65.7% 1,048 26.8% 19.1 1.9% 9.5
2. Estill, South Carolina 81.6   26.8% 11.3% 12.1% 34 $23,452 8.4% 81.9% 2,425 37.5% 10.7 2.6% 7.8
3. Moundville, Alabama 81.2   25.6% 15.5% 6% 30 $35,719 7.2% 38.7% 1,809 20.9% 31.5 1% 6.1
4. Lumpkin, Georgia 80.9   29.2% 16.5% 10.7% 29 $27,321 7.2% 71.1% 1,369 26.7% 5.8 2.6% 21.9
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