Freeport, TX Population

Population: 12,708. Estimated population in July 2020: 12,605 (-0.8% change)
Males: 6,353 (50.0%), Females: 6,355 (50.0%)

Brazoria County

Zip codes: 77541.

Median resident age: 27.4 years
Median household income: $30,245
Median house value: $35,700

Races in Freeport:

  • Hispanic (52.0%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (33.2%)
  • Other race (20.9%)
  • Black (13.4%)
  • Two or more races (3.2%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)

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

Ancestries: United States (5.5%), German (4.5%), Irish (3.9%), English (3.0%), French (1.6%), Czech (1.4%).

Land area: 11.9 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Freeport

  • High school or higher: 55.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 5.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.1%
  • Unemployed: 13.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Freeport city

  • Never married: 26.6%
  • Now married: 55.1%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 9.4%

20.9% Foreign born (19.9% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,035 (+8.9%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Freeport:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Freeport:

  • BRAZORIA COUNTY (about 12 miles; ANGLETON/LAKE JACKSON, TX; Abbreviation: LBX)
  • ELLINGTON FIELD (about 47 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Abbreviation: EFD)
  • WILLIAM P HOBBY (about 47 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Abbreviation: HOU)
Other public-use airports nearest to Freeport:

Colleges and Universities

College/University in Freeport:

  • BRAZOSPORT BEAUTY COLLEGE (Location: 203 S GULF BLVD; Private, for-profit)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Freeport:

  • ALVIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 33 miles; ALVIN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,094)
  • SAN JACINTO COLLEGE-SOUTH CAMPUS (about 45 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,513)
  • UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON-CLEAR LAKE (about 45 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,735)
  • SAN JACINTO COLLEGE-CENTRAL CAMPUS (about 50 miles; PASADENA, TX; Full-time enrollment: 6,102)
  • HOUSTON BAPTIST UNIVERSITY (about 52 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,273)
  • RICE UNIVERSITY (about 53 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,158)
  • UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON-UNIVERSITY PARK (about 53 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 25,479)

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