Demographics

People

Total Population1,998
Male Share of the Population46.7%
Female Share of the Population53.3%
Senior Citizens17.4%
Employed Population 16+840
Age of the Population38

Families

% of people married51.6%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher8.3%
Median Earnings25+$44,962
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$96,667
Median Earnings With High School Degree$42,125

Wealth

Median Family Income$63,720
% Above Poverty Level86.1%
% Below Poverty Level13.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time26 minutes
% Working from Home1.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.2%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone30.4%
Median Gross Rent$940
Median House Value$88,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)24.2%
Irish19%
French Except Basque14.6%
German8.9%
English5.3%
Dutch3.1%
Scottish2.6%
Greek2.1%
Italian1.4%
Canadian0.9%
Polish0.3%
Czech0.1%
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Sour Lake Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyHardin 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
China979$70,500
Daisetta698$44,000
Devers434$55,515
Kountze1,979$69,479
Lumberton12,610$88,470
Nome405$73,125

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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