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Oyster Creek, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Oyster Creek had a population of 1,409 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Oyster Creek is located at latitude 29.003 and longitude -95.3319 in Brazoria County. The formal boundaries for the City of Oyster Creek 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.


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Oyster Creek, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Oyster Creek, TX Housing Affordability Index is 176
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

Oyster Creek, TX Wealth Index is 50
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 1,409
Population in Households 1,389
Population in Familes 1,128
Population in Group Qrtrs 20
Population Density 744
Diversity Index1 58
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $43,305
Average Household Income $58,696
Per Capita Income $23,623
Wealth Index3 50

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 728 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 358 (49.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 184 (25.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 186 (25.5%)
Median Home Value $119,286
Housing Affordability Index2 176
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 542
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 358
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 2.6% 1.27%
Households 2.72% 1.33%
Families 1.93% 1.2%
Median Household Income   3.82%
Per Capita Income   3.17%

Oyster Creek, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Oyster Creek 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 # 870 50th
Population Density # 944 46th
Diversity Index # 684 61st
Median Household Income # 1118 36th
Per Capita Income # 935 47th

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