Friendswood, TX Population

Population: 29,037. Estimated population in July 2020: 33,094 (+14.0% change)
Males: 14,050 (48.4%), Females: 14,987 (51.6%)

Galveston County

Zip codes: 77546.

Median resident age: 37.2 years
Median household income: $69,384
Median house value: $124,600

Races in Friendswood:

  • White Non-Hispanic (84.5%)
  • Hispanic (8.8%)
  • Other race (2.8%)
  • Black (2.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.6%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
  • Vietnamese (0.7%)

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

Ancestries: German (17.6%), English (14.2%), Irish (12.0%), United States (9.0%), French (5.4%), Italian (4.0%).

Land area: 21.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Friendswood

  • High school or higher: 92.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 38.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 29.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Friendswood city

  • Never married: 19.7%
  • Now married: 66.2%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 8.1%

5.6% Foreign born (2.0% Latin America, 1.7% Asia, 1.3% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +6,120 (+26.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Friendswood:

  • CLEAR LAKE REG MEDICAL CENTER (about 5 miles; WEBSTER, TX)
  • HEALTHSOUTH CLEAR LAKE REHAB HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; WEBSTER, TX)
  • CHRISTUS ST JOHN HOSPITAL (about 8 miles; NASSAU BAY, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Friendswood:

  • ELLINGTON FIELD (about 7 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Abbreviation: EFD)
  • WILLIAM P HOBBY (about 10 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Abbreviation: HOU)
  • GEORGE BUSH INTERCONTINENTAL ARPT/HOUSTON (about 33 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Abbreviation: IAH)
Other public-use airports nearest to Friendswood:

  • PEARLAND RGNL (about 3 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Abbreviation: LVJ)
  • BAY ELECTRIC SUPPLY (about 8 miles; LEAGUE CITY, TX; Abbreviation: T95)
  • SKYWAY MANOR (about 9 miles; PEARLAND, TX; Abbreviation: T79)
Amtrak stations near Friendswood:

  • 11 miles: SOUTH HOUSTON (1546 COLLEGE) – Bus Station
  • 19 miles: LAMARQUE (725 OAK) – Bus Station

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Friendswood:

  • SAN JACINTO COLLEGE-SOUTH CAMPUS (about 6 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,513)
  • UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON-CLEAR LAKE (about 8 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,735)
  • ALVIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 8 miles; ALVIN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,094)
  • SAN JACINTO COLLEGE-CENTRAL CAMPUS (about 11 miles; PASADENA, TX; Full-time enrollment: 6,102)
  • UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON-UNIVERSITY PARK (about 19 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 25,479)
  • TEXAS SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY (about 19 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,808)
  • UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON-DOWNTOWN (about 21 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 6,236)

Schools

Public high schools in Friendswood:

  • CLEAR BROOK H S (Students: 2,655; Location: 4607 FM 2351; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • FRIENDSWOOD H S (Students: 1,760; Location: 702 GREENBRIAR DR; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Friendswood:

  • BROOKSIDE INT (Students: 1,221; Location: 3535 E PARKWOOD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • FRIENDSWOOD J H (Students: 918; Location: 402 LAUREL DR; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • WEDGEWOOD EL (Students: 863; Location: 4000 FRIENDSWOOD LINK RD; Grades: PK – 06)
  • WESTWOOD EL (Students: 789; Location: 506 W EDGEWOOD; Grades: PK – 03)
  • C W CLINE ELEMENTARY (Students: 740; Location: 505 BRIARMEADOW AVE; Grades: PK – 03)
  • WINDSONG INTERMEDIATE (Students: 671; Location: 2100 W PARKWOOD; Grades: 04 – 06)
  • C D LANDOLT EL (Students: 670; Location: 2104 PILGRIMS POINT; Grades: PK – 05)
  • ZUE S BALES INT (Students: 649; Location: 211 STADIUM LN; Grades: 04 – 06)
  • GALVESTON CO J J A E P (Location: 302 LAUREL DR; Grades: N – N )
Private primary/middle schools in Friendswood:

  • GOOD SHEPHERD EPISCOPAL DAY SC (Students: 152; Location: 1207 WINDING WAY; Grades: PK – 1)
  • FRIENDSWOOD CHILDREN’S HOUSE (Students: 151; Location: 304 W EDGEWOOD AV; Grades: PK – KG)
  • FRIENDWOODS CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 98; Location: 301 LEISURE LN; Grades: PK – 10)
  • COUNTRY MEADOWS MONTESSORI SCH (Students: 58; Location: 607 S FRIENDSWOOD DR; Grades: PK – KG)
  • LORD OF LIFE LUTHERAN (Students: 52; Location: 4425 FM 2351; Grades: PK – 8)

Libraries

Library in Friendswood:

  • FRIENDSWOOD PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $700,059; Location: 416 S FRIENDSWOOD DR; 78,736 books; 3,274 audio materials; 3,172 video materials; 162 serial subscriptions)

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