Sweeny, Brazoria County, Texas

Sweeny is a city in Brazoria County, Texas. As of the 2014 census, the city population was 3,769. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.86 square miles. The population density was 2,025 people per square mile. The median age was 32.7 years (Texas state median age was 34.4 years). For every 100 females there were 115 males.
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Description of the Population
Population (Year: 2014)
3,769 residents
Population Change
+4% since 2000 year
Residents Median Age
32.7 years (State: 34.4)
Below the Poverty Line
27.6% (Year: 2015)
Population Males
2,017 residents
Population Females
1,752 residents
Population Urban
97% of residents
Population Rural
3% of residents
Foreign Born Residents
2% (State: 16.6%)
Unemployment (Year: 2015)
4.6% (State: 4.4%)

Elections Results Data


    English Language Proficiency by Native Speakers


      Sweeny Marital Status Data (Over 15 Years Old)


        Sweeny Residents Living Below the Poverty Line (According to 2015)


          Year of Entry for the Foreign-born Sweeny Residents


            Countries for the Foreign-Born Residents

              Financial Information
              Median Sale for Vacant Units (Year: 2015)
              Median Home Value (Year: 2015)
              $90,585 (State: $152,000)
              Changes in Home Value
              +$27,085 since 2000 year
              Median Gross Rent (Year: 2015)
              Median Contract Rent Range (Year: 2015)
              $302 – $438
              Median Rent for Vacant Units (Year: 2015)
              Cost of Living Index (Date: February 2016)
              88 (USA: 100)
              Property Taxes with Mortgage (Year: 2015)
              $1,995 (2.00%)
              Property Taxes without Mortgage (Year: 2015)
              $1,108 (1.30%)
              Median Household Income (Year: 2015)
              $48,001 (State: $55,653)
              Changes in Household Income
              +$11,504 since 2000 year
              Median Per Capita Income (Year: 2015)
              Changes in Per Capita Income
              +$4,950 since 2000 year
              Education Data (by Residents, Schools, Colleges)

              Education attainment (25+ years residents)


                Males 25 Years and Older


                  Females 25 Years and Older


                    Nearest Colleges & Universities

                    • Brazosport College
                      about 18 miles
                      Lake Jackson, TX
                      Full-time enrollment: 2,573
                    • Wharton County Junior College
                      about 31 miles
                      Wharton, TX
                      FT enrollment: 5,009
                    • Alvin Community College
                      about 37 miles
                      Alvin, TX
                      FT enrollment: 3,953
                    • Houston Baptist University
                      about 47 miles
                      Houston, TX
                      FT enrollment: 2,340
                    • College of the Mainland
                      about 49 miles
                      Texas City, TX
                      FT enrollment: 2,739
                    • The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
                      about 50 miles
                      Houston, TX
                      FT enrollment: 3,023
                    • Rice University
                      about 50 miles
                      Houston, TX
                      FT enrollment: 6,713

                    List of Largest Public High Schools

                    • SWEENY H S
                      Students: 437
                      Location: 600 E ASHLEY WILSON RD
                      Grades: 9-12

                    List of Largest Public Middle Schools

                    • SWEENY EL
                      Students: 908
                      Location: 905 SYCAMORE
                      Grades: PK-5
                    • SWEENY J H
                      Students: 589
                      Location: 800 N ELM ST
                      Grades: 6-8

                    List of Largest Private Middle Schools

                    • SWEENY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL
                      Students: 64
                      Location: 904 TEXAS AVE
                      Grades: PK-7
                    Sweeny Police Department
                    Full-time Employees (Year: 2015)
                    7 policemen
                    Full-time Law Enforcement Officers
                    7 policemen
                    Officers per 1,000 Residents
                    1.85 policemen (State: 2.09)
                    Labor Market Description

                    Unemployment Rate


                      Male: Employment in Industries (Services)


                        Female: Employment in Industries (Services)


                          Male: Most Common Occupations


                            Female: Most Common Occupations

                              Sweeny Infrastructure
                              Grocery Stores in the City
                              29 stores
                              Grocery Stores per 10,000 Citizens
                              0.99 (State: 1.47)
                              Supercenters in the City
                              6 centers
                              Supercenters per 10,000 Citizens
                              0.20 (State: 0.14)
                              Convenience Stores not at Gas Stations
                              33 stores
                              Convenience Stores per 10,000 (no Gas)
                              1.13 (State: 1.11)
                              Convenience Stores at Gas Stations
                              121 stores
                              Convenience Stores per 10,000 (with Gas)
                              4.13 (State: 3.95)
                              Number of Restaurants in the City
                              132 restaurants
                              Restaurants per 10,000 Citizens
                              4.50 (State: 6.13)
                              Number of Houses in the City

                              Hospitals in Sweeny

                              • SWEENY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL
                                Government – Hospital District or Authority
                                305 NORTH MCKINNEY
                              • SWEENY HOUSE
                                109 N MCKINNEY
                              • SWEETBRIAR DEVELOPMENT CENTER
                                Hospital, about 8 miles away
                                WEST COLUMBIA, TX
                              • HOSPICE CARE TEAM, INC
                                Hospital, about 12 miles away
                                LAKE JACKSON, TX
                              • MATAGORDA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals
                                about 12 miles away
                                BAY CITY, TX
                              • BRAZOSPORT REGIONAL HOME HEALTH
                                Home Health Center, about 15 miles away
                                LAKE JACKSON, TX
                              • THE PLANTATION HEALTH CARE CENTER
                                Nursing Home, about 15 miles away
                                LAKE JACKSON, TX
                              • BRAZOSPORT REGIONAL HEALTH SYSTEM Acute Care Hospitals
                                about 15 miles away
                                LAKE JACKSON, TX
                              • BRAZOSPORT TRANSITIONAL CARE CENTER
                                Nursing Home, about 15 miles away
                                LAKE JACKSON, TX

                              Average Travel Time to Work


                                Means of Transportation for Getting to Work

                                  Other Information

                                  Sweeny by Race (According to 2010)


                                    Median Unit Value (According to 2015)


                                      Crime Rates per 100,000 Residents (According to 2015)


                                        Natural Disasters in Sweeny


                                          Air Quality Information

                                            Common Weather Information
                                            Tornadoes Average Activity
                                            25% (Greater then US)
                                            Earthquakes Average Activity
                                            89% (Smaller then US)
                                            Number of Natural Disasters
                                            24 pc. (State: 13 pc.)
                                            Number of Major Disasters
                                            18 pc.
                                            Number of Emergencies Disasters
                                            6 pc.
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                                            ZIP Codes for Sweeny: 77480
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