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Overview

Introduction to Angleton, Texas

Angleton, Texas, in Brazoria county, is 31 miles S of Missouri City, Texas and 41 miles S of Houston, Texas. The city is part of the Brazoria metropolitan statistical area.

Angleton History

The city of Angleton was founded in the year 1890. It was established near the center of Brazoria County. According to some sources, the community was named Angleton in honor of an early developer, G.W. Angle. After a bitter fight, Angleton was chosen as the county seat over Brazoria in 1896. It was re-chosen by a county-wide election in 1913. Angleton was officially incorporated on November 12, 1912.

Angleton and nearby Attractions

  • Brazoria County Historical Museum
  • Varner-Hogg Plantation State Historical Park
  • Lake Jackson Historical Museum
  • Brazoria National Wildlife Refuge
  • Bryan Beach State Recreation Area
  • Angleton Independent School District Wildcat Stadium

Things To Do In Angleton

Angleton is the ideal destination for both indoor and outdoor lovers. The city provides easy access to many of the historical sites and nearby museums. The Brazoria County Museum, the Columbia Historical Museum, the Lake Jackson Historical Museum, the Varner-Hogg Plantation State Historical Park and the Nolan Ryan Center are all popular local spots. The Bryan Beach State Recreation Area offers a range of facilities for the enjoyment of sports and other physical activities. The Brazoria National Wildlife Refuge is another interesting location in the area. In addition, the city of Angleton hosts the Austin Town Festival and the Brazoria County Fair every year.

Angleton Transportation

The George Bush Intercontinental Airport is the nearest major airport.

Angleton Higher Education

Higher educational opportunities are offered by Alvin Community College, San Jacinto College-South Campus and the University of Houston-Clear Lake.

Demographics

People

Total Population19,245
Male Share of the Population46.9%
Female Share of the Population53.1%
Senior Citizens13.2%
Employed Population 16+8,857
Age of the Population35

Families

% of people married45.1%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher15.2%
Median Earnings25+$40,503
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$23,269
Median Earnings With High School Degree$34,438

Wealth

Median Family Income$65,526
% Above Poverty Level89.4%
% Below Poverty Level10.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time26 minutes
% Working from Home1.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.7%
% Using Public Transportation0.3%

Housing

People Living Alone26.9%
Median Gross Rent$794
Median House Value$105,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)49.6%
German12%
English7.4%
Irish6.6%
French Except Basque4.5%
Polish2%
Scottish2%
Czech1.7%
Italian1.4%
Hungarian1%
Dutch0.7%
Welsh0.4%
Danishn0.3%
Finnish0.3%
Canadian0.2%
African0.2%
Arab0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Bulgarian0.1%
Greek0.1%
Norwegian0.1%
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Angleton Almanac

CategoryValue
County Brazoria County
Standard Zip Codes77515
P.O. Box Zip Codes77516
Phone Area Codes979
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude29.16
Approximate Longitude-95.42

Angleton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationANGLETON 2 W
Distance1.7 miles
Jan Temp44 to 63 F
Apr Temp60 to 78 F
Jul Temp74 to 92 F
Oct Temp60 to 81 F
Annual Precip57.2 inches
StationFREEPORT 2 NW
Distance13.2 miles
Jan Temp45 to 63 F
Apr Temp61 to 77 F
Jul Temp77 to 90 F
Oct Temp64 to 80 F
Annual Precip50.6 inches
StationALVIN
Distance18.2 miles
Jan Temp43 to 62 F
Apr Temp60 to 77 F
Jul Temp74 to 91 F
Oct Temp60 to 81 F
Annual Precip51.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bonney298$47,500
Brazoria3,063$50,208
Clute11,370$54,503
Danbury1,483$89,891
Lake Jackson27,407$89,618

Angleton Hospitals

Angleton-danbury Medical Center
(Proprietary)
132 East Hospital Drive

Angleton Public Schools

Angleton H S
1 Campus Dr
ZIP: 77515
(979) 864-8001
High
Total Enrollment 1926
Angleton High School-ace
300 S Walker
ZIP: 77515
(979) 864-8003
Angleton J H School
1201 Henderson Rd
ZIP: 77515
(979) 849-8206
Middle
Total Enrollment 1461
Brazoria Co Alter Ed Ctr
1804 C R 171
ZIP: 77515
(979) 864-1210
Middle
Total Enrollment 5
Brazoria Co J J A E P
20875 Cty Rd 171
ZIP: 77515
(281) 485-3203
Other
Total Enrollment 2
Brazoria Co Juvenile Detention
1804 County Rd 171
ZIP: 77515
(979) 864-1210
Other
Total Enrollment 37
Central El
429 E Locust St
ZIP: 77515
(979) 849-1226
Primary
Total Enrollment 614
Frontier El
5200 Airline Dr
ZIP: 77515
(979) 849-8241
Primary
Total Enrollment 365
Northside El
1001 Ridgecrest Dr
ZIP: 77515
(979) 849-6189
Primary
Total Enrollment 453
Rancho Isabella El
100 Corral Loop
ZIP: 77515
(979) 849-2418
Primary
Total Enrollment 347
Southside El
1200 Park Ln
ZIP: 77515
(979) 849-5245
Primary
Total Enrollment 407
Student Alternative Ctr
300 S Walker
ZIP: 77515
(979) 864-8003
High
Total Enrollment 30
Westside El
1001 W Mulberry
ZIP: 77515
(979) 848-8990
Primary
Total Enrollment 1089

Angleton Private Schools

Angleton Christian School
3133 N Valderas St
ZIP: 77515
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 75
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