Simonton, Texas

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Simonton, Texas

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Simonton Well-Paid Single Men
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Simonton Median Family Income
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Simonton Well-Paid Single Women
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Simonton People in Middle Class or Better
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Simonton College Educated Adults
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Simonton Racial Diversity
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Simonton Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of Simonton, Texas

Comparing Simonton 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
Well-Paid Single Men 10 10
Well-Paid Single Women 10 10
Male Share of the Population 9 9
Racial Diversity 9 5
Age of the Population 8 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 2
Senior Citizens 2 3
Female Share of the Population 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 10
Average Household Size 9 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 10 10
People in Middle Class or Better 10 9
College Educated Adults 9 9
People Above Poverty 9 9

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 10
Public Transportation Use 4 4
Short Commute Times 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 9 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 8
Affordability of Rents 2 3
People Living Alone 2 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 2
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1

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Simonton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 21 miles W of Sugar Land, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 37 miles W of Houston, Texas
County Fort Bend
P.O. Box Zip Codes 77476
Phone Area Codes 281
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 29.679
Longitude -95.976

Simonton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station SEALY
Distance 11.8 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
Distance 21.1 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
Distance 24.7 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
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Simonton Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 718 100%
Male 364 50.7%
Female 354 49.3%
Under 18 186 25.9%
18+ 532 74.1%
65+ 72 10%
Median Age 41.2
Average Family Size 3.07
White 658 91.6%
African-American 36 5%
Asian 2 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 14 1.9%
Mixed Race 7 1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 44 6.1%

Estimated Simonton Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 858
Growth 140
Growth % 19.5%

Simonton 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) 19.4%
German 15.1%
English 14.2%
Irish 12%
US/American 9.7%
French (except Basque) 5.2%
Czech 4.5%
Scotch-Irish 2.5%
Polish 2.3%
Scottish 2.1%
Italian 2.1%
French Canadian 1.9%
Czechoslovakian 1.9%
Norwegian 1.4%
Belgian 1.4%
European 1%
British 1%
Acadian/Cajun 0.8%
Swedish 0.8%
Ukrainian 0.4%
Russian 0.4%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Valley Lodge (77476)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Simonton 718 $81,905
Brookshire 3,450 $32,017
Fulshear 716 $54,444
Orchard 408 $59,063
Pattison 447 $55,938
San Felipe 868 $43,558
Wallis 1,172 $40,000
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