Surfside Beach strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Texas):
Walking and Biking to Work
Well-Paid Single Men
Comparing Surfside Beach to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Texas (State):
Ratings range from (lowest) to (highest).
|Male Share of the Population|
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Age of the Population|
|Well-Paid Single Women|
|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Female Share of the Population|
|Portion of People Married|
|Average Household Size|
|College Educated Adults|
|Median Family Income|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|People Above Poverty|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Public Transportation Use|
|Working at Home|
|Short Commute Times|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|Housing Recently Built|
|People Living Alone|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|Affordability of Rents|
|Low Property Crime|
|Low Violent Crime|
|Nearest Medium City||38 miles SW of Galveston, Texas (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||56 miles S of Houston, Texas|
|Standard Zip Codes||77541|
|Phone Area Codes||979|
|Time Zone||Central (-6 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Station||FREEPORT 2 NW|
|Jan Temp||45 to 63 F|
|Apr Temp||61 to 77 F|
|Jul Temp||77 to 90 F|
|Oct Temp||64 to 80 F|
|Annual Precip||50.6 inches|
|Jan Temp||43 to 62 F|
|Apr Temp||60 to 77 F|
|Jul Temp||74 to 91 F|
|Oct Temp||60 to 81 F|
|Annual Precip||51.7 inches|
|Station||THOMPSONS 3 WSW|
|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|
|Average Family Size||2.68|
|American Indian & Alaskan||4||0.5%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||30||3.9%|
|Est. 2005 Population||827|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||17.8%|
|French (except Basque)||5.1%|
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