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Freeport, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Freeport had a population of 12,281 as of July 1, 2016. Freeport ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Freeport is located at latitude 28.9409 and longitude -95.3574 in Brazoria County. The formal boundaries for the City of Freeport (see map below) encompass a land area of 14.94 sq. miles and a water area of 2.12 sq. miles. Brazoria County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 3 feet.

The City of Freeport (GNIS ID: 2410543) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Freeport is located within Brazosport Division of Brazoria County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Freeport population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Freeport, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 12,281
Population in Households 12,209
Population in Familes 10,595
Population in Group Qrtrs 72
Population Density1 822
Diversity Index2 78


Total Households 3,881
Average Household Size 3.15
Family Households 2,909
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 4,809 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,056 (42.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,824 (37.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 928 (19.3%)
Median Home Value $70,314
Average Home Value $82,717


Median Household Income $33,878
Average Household Income $44,043
Per Capita Income $14,183
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.31% 0.96%
Households 0.22% 0.9%
Families 0.07% 0.82%
Median Household Income   -0.75%
Per Capita Income   0.8%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Freeport, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Freeport to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 220 87th
Population Density1 # 849 52nd
Diversity Index2 # 78 96th
Median Household Income # 1399 20th
Per Capita Income # 1491 15th

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