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People

Total Population 2,887
Male Share of the Population 44.7%
Female Share of the Population 55.3%
Senior Citizens 15.1%
Employed Population 16+ 865
Age of the Population 32

Families

% of people married 58.6%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 7.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $35,563
% Above Poverty Level 68.5%
% Below Poverty Level 31.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 29 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.5%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 16.1%
Median Gross Rent $598
Median House Value $68,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 42.9%
US/American 0%
English 6.4%
Irish 20.9%

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

Shepherd Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 37 miles NE of The Woodlands, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 55 miles NE of Houston, Texas
County San Jacinto
Standard Zip Codes 77371
Phone Area Codes 936
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 30.497
Longitude -94.996

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)

Station COLDSPRING 5 SSW
Distance 9.5 miles
Jan Temp 38 to 60 F
Apr Temp 54 to 78 F
Jul Temp 71 to 94 F
Oct Temp 55 to 81 F
Annual Precip 51.7 inches
Station CLEVELAND
Distance 11 miles
Jan Temp 38 to 60 F
Apr Temp 55 to 78 F
Jul Temp 72 to 94 F
Oct Temp 56 to 80 F
Annual Precip 54.8 inches
Station LIVINGSTON 2 NNE
Distance 16.7 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 59 F
Apr Temp 52 to 78 F
Jul Temp 71 to 94 F
Oct Temp 54 to 80 F
Annual Precip 51.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Cleveland 7,728 $39,070
Coldspring 911 $51,250
Goodrich 260 $45,000

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

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Shepherd Public Library
30 N LIBERTY ST
Shepherd, Texas
(936) 628-3515
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1401 S BYRD AVE
936-628-3371
Serves 560 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.3

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