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Demographics

People

Total Population1,901
Male Share of the Population49.9%
Female Share of the Population50.1%
Senior Citizens17.4%
Employed Population 16+835
Age of the Population43

Families

% of people married54.3%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher10.4%
Median Earnings25+$45,123
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$93,558
Median Earnings With High School Degree$40,568

Wealth

Median Family Income$62,022
% Above Poverty Level89.5%
% Below Poverty Level10.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time27 minutes
% Working from Home0.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.9%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone30%
Median Gross Rent$926
Median House Value$79,700

Ancestry

Irish19.6%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)18.9%
French Except Basque12.8%
German7.6%
English5%
Scottish2.7%
Dutch2.6%
Italian2.2%
Canadian0.9%
Greek0.9%
Hungarian0.2%
Polish0.2%
Czech0.1%
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Sour Lake Almanac

CategoryValue
County Hardin County
Standard Zip Codes77659
Phone Area Codes4,09,936
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude30.13
Approximate Longitude-94.4

Sour Lake Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationBEAUMONT RESEARCH CTR
Distance9.2 miles
Jan Temp41 to 61 F
Apr Temp58 to 78 F
Jul Temp74 to 93 F
Oct Temp58 to 81 F
Annual Precip57.3 inches
StationLIBERTY
Distance23.8 miles
Jan Temp40 to 61 F
Apr Temp56 to 77 F
Jul Temp73 to 92 F
Oct Temp57 to 81 F
Annual Precip60.5 inches
StationORANGE 9 N
Distance41 miles
Jan Temp40 to 60 F
Apr Temp56 to 77 F
Jul Temp72 to 91 F
Oct Temp56 to 80 F
Annual Precip62.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
China959$70,469
Daisetta826$49,464
Devers298$54,688
Kountze1,981$77,885
Lumberton12,449$86,209
Nome392$71,786

Sour Lake Public Libraries

Alma M Carpenter Public Library
300 S ANN ST
Sour Lake, Texas
(409) 287-3592

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Sour Lake Public Schools

Hardin-jefferson H S
3155 Hwy 326 S
ZIP: 77659
(409) 981-6430
High
Total Enrollment 639
Sour Lake El
1055 Hwy 326 S
ZIP: 77659
(409) 981-6440
Primary
Total Enrollment 647
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