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People

Total Population1,088
Male Share of the Population49.6%
Female Share of the Population50.4%
Senior Citizens12.7%
Employed Population 16+397
Age of the Population35

Families

% of people married51.6%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher6.8%
Median Earnings25+$0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$0

Wealth

Median Family Income$43,750
% Above Poverty Level73.5%
% Below Poverty Level26.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time20 minutes
% Working from Home1.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.5%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone33.3%
Median Gross Rent$900
Median House Value$64,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)37.4%
US/American0%
English10.5%
Irish9.7%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Oyster Creek Almanac

CategoryValue
Nearest Medium City 38 miles SW of Galveston, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City52 miles S of Houston, Texas
CountyBrazoria
Standard Zip Codes77541
Phone Area Codes979
Time ZoneCentral (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight SavingsThe city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude29.002
Longitude-95.331

Oyster Creek Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationFREEPORT 2 NW
Distance3.4 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
Distance25.9 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
StationTHOMPSONS 3 WSW
Distance37.9 miles
Jan Temp43 to 62 F
Apr Temp59 to 79 F
Jul Temp74 to 94 F
Oct Temp60 to 82 F
Annual Precip45.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Angleton19,153$61,433
Clute11,324$50,163
Freeport12,118$44,620
Jones Creek2,506$72,386

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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