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Overview

Introduction to Beeville, Texas

Beeville, Texas, in Bee county, is 46 miles NW of Corpus Christi, Texas.

Beeville History

The Burke, Carroll and Heffernan families, who arrived in the 1830s, were the first settlers in this area. The area was initially named 'Maryville,' after Mary Heffernan. It was renamed "Beeville" in the honor of Barnard E. Bee, Sr., who served as the Secretary of War for the Republic of Texas. Beeville was finally incorporated as a town in 1908.

Beeville and nearby Attractions

  • Amusement Center
  • Beeville Art Museum
  • Joe Barnhart Bee County Library
  • Players Amusement Center
  • Frosty's Snowcones
  • Beeville Country Club

Things To Do In Beeville

The Beeville Art Museum is a popular local spot. You can also catch a movie at the Danbarry Cinemas.

Beeville Transportation

Air transportation in Beeville is provided by Corpus Christi International Airport.

Beeville Higher Education

Higher education in the city is provided by Coastal Bend College. Del Mar College and Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi are also nearby.

Demographics

People

Total Population13,209
Male Share of the Population48.6%
Female Share of the Population51.4%
Senior Citizens13.1%
Employed Population 16+5,635
Age of the Population32

Families

% of people married43.6%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher9.6%
Median Earnings25+$28,689
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$13,617
Median Earnings With High School Degree$40,971

Wealth

Median Family Income$42,080
% Above Poverty Level76.3%
% Below Poverty Level23.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time15 minutes
% Working from Home1.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.3%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone26.6%
Median Gross Rent$797
Median House Value$62,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)74%
English7.5%
German6.4%
Irish3.8%
Scottish1.5%
Italian1.3%
French Except Basque1.2%
Dutch0.7%
Polish0.5%
Czech0.4%
African0.3%
Ghanaian0.2%
Brazilian0.2%
Welsh0.1%
Swedish0.1%
Danishn0.1%
Finnish0.1%
Slovak0.1%
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Beeville Almanac

CategoryValue
County Bee County
Standard Zip Codes78102
P.O. Box Zip Codes78104
Phone Area Codes361
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude28.4
Approximate Longitude-97.74

Beeville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationBEEVILLE 5 NE
Distance4.5 miles
Jan Temp43 to 65 F
Apr Temp60 to 81 F
Jul Temp73 to 95 F
Oct Temp61 to 83 F
Annual Precip33.4 inches
StationGOLIAD
Distance28 miles
Jan Temp43 to 68 F
Apr Temp59 to 83 F
Jul Temp73 to 96 F
Oct Temp60 to 86 F
Annual Precip38.5 inches
StationREFUGIO 7 N
Distance28.3 miles
Jan Temp44 to 66 F
Apr Temp60 to 81 F
Jul Temp73 to 94 F
Oct Temp61 to 84 F
Annual Precip34.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
George West2,546$56,875
Mathis5,003$35,676

Beeville Public Libraries

Joe Barnhart Bee County Library
110 W CORPUS CHRISTI ST
Beeville, Texas
(361) 362-4901

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Beeville Hospitals

Christus Spohn Hospital Beeville
(Non-profit)
1500 East Houston Highway

Beeville Public Schools

A C Jones H S
1902 N Adams
ZIP: 78102
(361) 362-6000
High
Total Enrollment 970
Fadden-mckeown-chambliss El
100 T J Pfeil
ZIP: 78102
(361) 362-6050
Primary
Total Enrollment 533
Hampton-moreno-dugat Early Childhood Center
2000 S Mussett St
ZIP: 78102
(361) 362-6040
Primary
Total Enrollment 408
Moreno J H
301 N Minnesota St
ZIP: 78102
(361) 358-6262
Middle
Total Enrollment 584
R A Hall El
1100 W Huntington
ZIP: 78102
(361) 362-6060
Primary
Total Enrollment 477
St Mary's Academy Charter School
410 N Tyler St
ZIP: 78102
(361) 358-5601
Primary
Total Enrollment 450
Thomas Jefferson Int
701 E Hayes St
ZIP: 78102
(361) 362-6070
Middle
Total Enrollment 459

Beeville Private Schools

First Baptist Church School
600 N St Marys St
ZIP: 78102
Elementary
Total Enrollment 37
St Philips Episcopal School
105 N Adams St
ZIP: 78102
Elementary
Total Enrollment 27
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