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Oyster Creek, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Oyster Creek had a population of 1,213 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Oyster Creek is located at latitude 28.9981 and longitude -95.3293 in Brazoria County. The formal boundaries for the City of Oyster Creek (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.89 sq. miles and a water area of 0.24 sq. miles. Brazoria County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 7 feet.

The City of Oyster Creek (GNIS ID: 2411348) 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 Oyster Creek is located within Brazosport Division of Brazoria County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Oyster Creek population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Oyster Creek, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,213
Daytime Population: Workers 650
Daytime Population: Residents 778
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,428
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.18
Population in Households 1,192
Population in Familes 970
Population in Group Qrtrs 21
Population Density2 643
Diversity Index3 56


Median Household Income $44,600
Average Household Income $59,954
Per Capita Income $24,919


Total Housing Units 598 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 314 (52.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 149 (24.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 136 (22.7%)
Median Home Value $72,273
Average Home Value $112,182


Total Households 462
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 306
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.22% 1.58%
Households 1.22% 1.55%
Families 0.27% 1.52%
Median Household Income   2.6%
Per Capita Income   3.03%

Oyster Creek, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Oyster Creek to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 914 48th
Population Density # 1034 41st
Diversity Index # 722 59th
Median Household Income # 953 46th
Per Capita Income # 772 56th

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