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Demographics

People

Total Population4,659
Male Share of the Population46.3%
Female Share of the Population53.7%
Senior Citizens16.7%
Employed Population 16+2,001
Age of the Population40

Families

% of people married53.5%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher12.5%
Median Earnings25+$25,723
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$20,956
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,155

Wealth

Median Family Income$39,890
% Above Poverty Level85.5%
% Below Poverty Level14.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time30 minutes
% Working from Home1.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work2%
% Using Public Transportation2.2%

Housing

People Living Alone31.9%
Median Gross Rent$667
Median House Value$83,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)71.7%
German13.5%
Irish3.7%
English3%
Czech0.9%
Scottish0.8%
Swedish0.5%
Polish0.3%
Italian0.2%
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Palacios Almanac

CategoryValue
County Matagorda County
Standard Zip Codes77465
Phone Area Codes361
Time Zone
Approximate Latitude28.71
Approximate Longitude-96.23

Palacios Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationPALACIOS MUNICIPAL AP
Distance2.7 miles
Jan Temp44 to 62 F
Apr Temp61 to 76 F
Jul Temp77 to 90 F
Oct Temp62 to 81 F
Annual Precip45.4 inches
StationMATAGORDA 2
Distance15.3 miles
Jan Temp44 to 62 F
Apr Temp62 to 76 F
Jul Temp77 to 90 F
Oct Temp64 to 82 F
Annual Precip43.7 inches
StationPOINT COMFORT
Distance20.6 miles
Jan Temp46 to 65 F
Apr Temp62 to 79 F
Jul Temp78 to 92 F
Oct Temp64 to 83 F
Annual Precip43.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bay City17,558$45,111
La Ward247$34,063
Point Comfort762$70,370

Palacios Public Libraries

Palacios Library Inc
326 MAIN ST
Palacios, Texas
(361) 972-3234

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Palacios Hospitals

Palacios Community Medical Center
(Non-profit)
311 Green Avenue

Palacios Public Schools

Central El
1001 5th St
ZIP: 77465
(361) 972-2911
Primary
Total Enrollment 495
East Side Intermediate
901 2nd St
ZIP: 77465
(361) 972-2544
Middle
Total Enrollment 297
Palacios H S
100 Shark Dr
ZIP: 77465
(361) 972-2571
High
Total Enrollment 425
Palacios J H
200 Shark Dr
ZIP: 77465
(361) 972-2417
Middle
Total Enrollment 225
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