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Demographics

People

Total Population3,178
Male Share of the Population44.4%
Female Share of the Population55.6%
Senior Citizens13.5%
Employed Population 16+896
Age of the Population29

Families

% of people married59%
Average household size4

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher5.2%
Median Earnings25+$22,409
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$25,694

Wealth

Median Family Income$40,988
% Above Poverty Level74.4%
% Below Poverty Level25.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time36 minutes
% Working from Home%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.5%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone21.4%
Median Gross Rent$597
Median House Value$74,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)46.6%
Irish13.5%
German13%
Italian6.1%
French Except Basque4.6%
English3.4%
Dutch1.3%
Greek0.9%
Scottish0.7%
Canadian0.4%
African0.3%
Norwegian0.3%
Lithuanian0.3%
Polish0.2%
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Shepherd Almanac

CategoryValue
County San Jacinto County
Standard Zip Codes77371
Phone Area Codes8,32,936
Time Zone
Approximate Latitude30.49
Approximate Longitude-95

Shepherd Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationCOLDSPRING 5 SSW
Distance9.5 miles
Jan Temp38 to 60 F
Apr Temp54 to 78 F
Jul Temp71 to 94 F
Oct Temp55 to 81 F
Annual Precip51.7 inches
StationCLEVELAND
Distance11 miles
Jan Temp38 to 60 F
Apr Temp55 to 78 F
Jul Temp72 to 94 F
Oct Temp56 to 80 F
Annual Precip54.8 inches
StationLIVINGSTON 2 NNE
Distance16.7 miles
Jan Temp36 to 59 F
Apr Temp52 to 78 F
Jul Temp71 to 94 F
Oct Temp54 to 80 F
Annual Precip51.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Cleveland7,904$43,418
Coldspring1,019$58,000
Goodrich202$44,375
Livingston5,074$57,907
North Cleveland221$28,750
Plum Grove441$41,563

Shepherd Public Libraries

Shepherd Public Library
30 N LIBERTY ST
Shepherd, Texas
(936) 628-3515

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Shepherd Public Schools

Shepherd H S
1 Pirate Ln
ZIP: 77371
(936) 628-3371
High
Total Enrollment 522
Shepherd Int
420 Railroad Ave
ZIP: 77371
(936) 628-6764
Primary
Total Enrollment 402
Shepherd Middle
1401 S Byrd Ave
ZIP: 77371
(936) 628-3377
Middle
Total Enrollment 452
Shepherd Pri
10300 Hwy 150
ZIP: 77371
(936) 628-3302
Primary
Total Enrollment 548
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