Freeport, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Freeport, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Freeport had a population of 12,789 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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


Total Population 12,789
Daytime Population: Workers 11,321
Daytime Population: Residents 7,976
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 19,297
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.51
Population in Households 12,714
Population in Familes 11,025
Population in Group Qrtrs 75
Population Density2 856
Diversity Index3 78


Median Household Income $36,287
Average Household Income $46,633
Per Capita Income $15,032


Total Housing Units 4,972 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,155 (43.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,891 (38.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 926 (18.6%)
Median Home Value $74,096
Average Home Value $87,019


Total Households 4,046
Average Household Size 3.14
Family Households 3,034
Average Family Size 4
  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 0.83% 1.28%
Households 0.77% 1.24%
Families 0.64% 1.18%
Median Household Income   1.34%
Per Capita Income   2.49%

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, 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 # 220 87th
Population Density # 826 53rd
Diversity Index # 83 95th
Median Household Income # 1361 22nd
Per Capita Income # 1471 16th

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