Clear Lake Shores, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Clear Lake Shores, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Clear Lake Shores had a population of 1,232 as of July 1, 2017. Clear Lake Shores ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower 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 Clear Lake Shores is located at latitude 29.5465 and longitude -95.0326 in Galveston County. The formal boundaries for the City of Clear Lake Shores (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.44 sq. miles and a water area of 0.31 sq. miles. Galveston County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 7 feet.

The City of Clear Lake Shores (GNIS ID: 2409477) 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 Clear Lake Shores is located within Texas City-League City Division of Galveston County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Clear Lake Shores 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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Clear Lake Shores, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,232
Daytime Population: Workers 932
Daytime Population: Residents 622
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,554
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.26
Population in Households 1,232
Population in Familes 931
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 2,816
Diversity Index3 32


Median Household Income $92,375
Average Household Income $136,689
Per Capita Income $63,444


Total Housing Units 678 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 428 (63.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 168 (24.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 82 (12.1%)
Median Home Value $318,750
Average Home Value $433,528


Total Households 596
Average Household Size 2.07
Family Households 363
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 2.06% 2.07%
Households 2.06% 2.03%
Families 2.76% 1.91%
Median Household Income   2.93%
Per Capita Income   2.7%

Clear Lake Shores, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Clear Lake Shores 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 # 905 48th
Population Density # 179 90th
Diversity Index # 1331 24th
Median Household Income # 104 94th
Per Capita Income # 32 98th

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