Oyster Creek, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Oyster Creek, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Oyster Creek had a population of 1,139 as of July 1, 2015.

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.

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, 2015.

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Oyster Creek, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 1,139
Population in Households 1,118
Population in Familes 911
Population in Group Qrtrs 21
Population Density1 604
Diversity Index2 53


Total Households 435
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 291
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 564 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 299 (53.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 136 (24.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 129 (22.9%)
Median Home Value $77,365
Average Home Value $104,900


Median Household Income $42,025
Average Household Income $55,330
Per Capita Income $22,718
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.48% 0.81%
Households 0.53% 0.86%
Families -0.58% 0.81%
Median Household Income   3.16%
Per Capita Income   2.75%
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.

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Oyster Creek, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Oyster Creek to the other 1,752 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 936 47th
Population Density1 # 1069 39th
Diversity Index2 # 777 56th
Median Household Income # 980 44th
Per Capita Income # 784 55th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Texas Census Data Comparison Tool.