Hitchcock, TX Demographics


Population (year 2000): 6,386. Estimated population in July 2005: 7,193 (+12.6% change)
Males: 3,064 (48.0%), Females: 3,322 (52.0%)

Galveston County

Zip code: 77563

Median resident age: 36.4 years
Median household income: $29,848 (year 2000)
Median house value: $52,600 (year 2000)

Races in Hitchcock:

  • White Non-Hispanic (52.3%)
  • Black (32.8%)
  • Hispanic (13.7%)
  • Other race (4.8%)
  • Two or more races (2.0%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

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

Ancestries: German (8.8%), Irish (6.1%), English (4.9%), United States (4.2%), French (3.8%), Italian (3.4%).

Elevation: 20 feet

Land area: 66.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Hitchcock

  • High school or higher: 71.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 8.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.4%
  • Unemployed: 6.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hitchcock city

  • Never married: 23.4%
  • Now married: 51.3%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 10.5%
  • Divorced: 11.8%

3.5% Foreign born (2.7% Latin America, 0.6% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +629 (+10.9%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Hitchcock:

  • MAINLAND MEDICAL CENTER (about 4 miles; TEXAS CITY, TX)
  • DEVEREUX TEXAS TREATMENT NETWORK (about 13 miles; LEAGUE CITY, TX)
  • UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS MEDICAL BRANCH GAL (about 15 miles; GALVESTON, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Hitchcock:

  • ELLINGTON FIELD (about 21 miles; HOUSTON, TX; ID: EFD)
  • WILLIAM P HOBBY (about 27 miles; HOUSTON, TX; ID: HOU)
  • BRAZORIA COUNTY (about 35 miles; ANGLETON/LAKE JACKSON, TX; ID: LBX)
Other public-use airports nearest to Hitchcock:

  • BAY ELECTRIC SUPPLY (about 12 miles; LEAGUE CITY, TX; ID: T95)
  • SCHOLES INTL AT GALVESTON (about 13 miles; GALVESTON, TX; ID: GLS)
  • ALVIN AIRPARK (about 20 miles; ALVIN, TX; ID: 6R5)
Amtrak stations near Hitchcock:

  • 5 miles: LAMARQUE (725 OAK) – Bus Station
  • 16 miles: GALVESTON (BEACH CENTRAL STA., 21ST AT SEAWALL) – Bus Station

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hitchcock:

  • UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON-CLEAR LAKE (about 17 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,735)
  • ALVIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 17 miles; ALVIN, TX; FT enrollment: 2,094)
  • SAN JACINTO COLLEGE-SOUTH CAMPUS (about 23 miles; HOUSTON, TX; FT enrollment: 3,513)
  • SAN JACINTO COLLEGE-CENTRAL CAMPUS (about 24 miles; PASADENA, TX; FT enrollment: 6,102)
  • LEE COLLEGE (about 29 miles; BAYTOWN, TX; FT enrollment: 3,099)
  • SAN JACINTO COLLEGE-NORTH CAMPUS (about 36 miles; HOUSTON, TX; FT enrollment: 2,819)
  • UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON-UNIVERSITY PARK (about 37 miles; HOUSTON, TX; FT enrollment: 25,479)

Schools

Public high school in Hitchcock:

  • HITCHCOCK H S (Students: 339; Location: 6625 FM 2004; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Hitchcock:

  • STEWART EL (Students: 561; Location: 7013 STEWART ST; Grades: PK – 05)
  • CROSBY MIDDLE (Students: 290; Location: 7801 NEVILLE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • GALVESTON CO J J A E P (Students: 3; Location: 8117 HWY 6; Grades: 06 – 12)
  • HITCHCOCK HEADSTART (Location: 5701 F M 2004; Grades: PK – PK)
Private primary/middle school in Hitchcock:

  • OUR LADY OF LOURDES SCHOOL (Students: 152; Location: 10114 HIGHWAY 6; Grades: PK – 6)

Libraries

Library in Hitchcock:

  • GENEVIEVE MILLER HITCHCOCK PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $84,583; Location: 8005 BARRY AVE; 29,270 books; 722 audio materials; 1,097 video materials; 15 serial subscriptions)