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Lake Jackson, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Lake Jackson had a population of 31,069 as of July 1, 2019. Lake Jackson ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Lake Jackson is located at latitude 29.0339 and longitude -95.4344 in Brazoria County. The formal boundaries for the City of Lake Jackson encompass a land area of 19.44 sq. miles and a water area of 1.49 sq. miles. Brazoria County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 13 feet.

The City of Lake Jackson (GNIS ID: 2411605) 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 Lake Jackson is located within Brazosport Division of Brazoria County.


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Lake Jackson, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Lake Jackson, TX Housing Affordability Index is 239
State of Texas Housing Affordability Index is 132
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Lake Jackson, TX Wealth Index is 126
State of Texas Wealth Index is 94
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 31,069
Population in Households 31,012
Population in Familes 26,304
Population in Group Qrtrs 57
Population Density 1,575
Diversity Index1 58
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $86,912
Average Household Income $105,669
Per Capita Income $40,769
Wealth Index3 126

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 12,763 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,573 (59.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,425 (34.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 766 ( 6.0%)
Median Home Value $166,481
Housing Affordability Index2 239
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 11,997
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 8,514
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 1.59% 0.82%
Households 1.64% 0.87%
Families 1.49% 0.76%
Median Household Income   2.11%
Per Capita Income   1.95%

Lake Jackson, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lake Jackson to the other 1,746 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 109 94th
Population Density # 407 77th
Diversity Index # 690 61st
Median Household Income # 170 90th
Per Capita Income # 167 90th

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