Alvin, TX Population

Population: 21,413. Estimated population in July 2020: 22,171 (+3.5% change)
Males: 10,516 (49.1%), Females: 10,897 (50.9%)

Brazoria County

Zip codes: 77511.

Median resident age: 30.7 years
Median household income: $38,576
Median house value: $77,500

Races in Alvin:

  • White Non-Hispanic (67.3%)
  • Hispanic (28.1%)
  • Other race (10.9%)
  • Two or more races (3.4%)
  • Black (2.1%)
  • American Indian (1.2%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (11.5%), Irish (8.8%), United States (8.4%), English (8.0%), French (3.8%), Italian (2.0%).

Land area: 16.4 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Alvin

  • High school or higher: 77.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 13.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 29.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Alvin city

  • Never married: 23.2%
  • Now married: 56.4%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 11.9%

8.6% Foreign born (7.1% Latin America, 1.0% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +2,467 (+13.0%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Alvin:

  • CLEAR LAKE REG MEDICAL CENTER (about 14 miles; WEBSTER, TX)
  • HEALTHSOUTH CLEAR LAKE REHAB HOSPITAL (about 14 miles; WEBSTER, TX)
  • DEVEREUX TEXAS TREATMENT NETWORK (about 15 miles; LEAGUE CITY, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Alvin:

  • WILLIAM P HOBBY (about 17 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Abbreviation: HOU)
  • ELLINGTON FIELD (about 17 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Abbreviation: EFD)
  • BRAZORIA COUNTY (about 24 miles; ANGLETON/LAKE JACKSON, TX; Abbreviation: LBX)
Other public-use airports nearest to Alvin:

  • ALVIN AIRPARK (about 1 miles; ALVIN, TX; Abbreviation: 6R5)
  • WOLFE AIR PARK (about 6 miles; MANVEL, TX; Abbreviation: 3T2)
  • PEARLAND RGNL (about 9 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Abbreviation: LVJ)
Amtrak station near Alvin:

  • 18 miles: SOUTH HOUSTON (1546 COLLEGE) – Bus Station

Colleges and Universities

College/University in Alvin:

  • ALVIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 2,094; Location: 3110 MUSTANG RD; Public; Website: www.alvin.cc.tx.us)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Alvin:

  • SAN JACINTO COLLEGE-SOUTH CAMPUS (about 14 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,513)
  • UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON-CLEAR LAKE (about 17 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,735)
  • SAN JACINTO COLLEGE-CENTRAL CAMPUS (about 20 miles; PASADENA, TX; Full-time enrollment: 6,102)
  • UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON-UNIVERSITY PARK (about 24 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 25,479)
  • TEXAS SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY (about 24 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,808)
  • RICE UNIVERSITY (about 25 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,158)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ST THOMAS (about 26 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,541)

Schools

Public high school in Alvin:

  • ALVIN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 3,215; Location: 301 E HOUSE ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high school in Alvin:

  • LIVING STONES CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 225; Location: 1407 VICTORY LANE; Grades: KG – 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Alvin:

  • R L STEVENSON PRIMARY (Students: 813; Location: 301 E HOUSE ST; Grades: PK – 03)
  • ALVIN PRI (Students: 795; Location: 301 E HOUSE ST; Grades: PK – 03)
  • HOOD-CASE ELEMENTARY (Students: 791; Location: 301 E HOUSE ST; Grades: PK – 06)
  • MARK TWAIN PRIMARY (Students: 781; Location: 301 E HOUSE ST; Grades: PK – 03)
  • MELBA PASSMORE ELEMENTARY (Students: 764; Location: 301 E HOUSE ST; Grades: PK – 06)
  • DON JETER ELEMENTARY (Students: 726; Location: 301 E HOUSE ST; Grades: PK – 06)
  • ALVIN J H (Students: 718; Location: 301 E HOUSE ST; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • G W HARBY J H (Students: 696; Location: 301 E HOUSE ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • E C MASON ELEMENTARY (Students: 675; Location: 301 E HOUSE ST; Grades: PK – 06)
  • ALVIN ELEMENTARY (Students: 585; Location: 301 E HOUSE ST; Grades: 04 – 06)

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