Wallis, TX Demographics


Population (year 2000): 1,172. Estimated population in July 2005: 1,271 (+8.4% change)
Males: 573 (48.9%), Females: 599 (51.1%)

Austin County

Zip code: 77485

Median resident age: 34.8 years
Median household income: $36,328 (year 2000)
Median house value: $62,100 (year 2000)

Races in Wallis:

  • White Non-Hispanic (61.7%)
  • Hispanic (23.4%)
  • Black (13.7%)
  • Other race (10.9%)
  • Two or more races (3.3%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)

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

Ancestries: Czech (23.2%), German (18.6%), United States (9.0%), Irish (6.3%), French (3.9%), Polish (3.2%).

Elevation: 131 feet

Land area: 1.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Wallis

  • High school or higher: 75.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 10.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 35.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wallis city

  • Never married: 25.0%
  • Now married: 57.5%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 9.5%

4.0% Foreign born (3.7% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +106 (+9.9%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Wallis:

  • RICE MEDICAL CENTER (about 19 miles; EAGLE LAKE, TX)
  • MEMORIAL HERMANN KATY HOSPITAL (about 20 miles; KATY, TX)
  • POLLY RYON HOSP AUTHORITY (about 23 miles; RICHMOND, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Wallis:

  • WILLIAM P HOBBY (about 56 miles; HOUSTON, TX; ID: HOU)
  • GEORGE BUSH INTERCONTINENTAL ARPT/HOUSTON (about 56 miles; HOUSTON, TX; ID: IAH)
  • BRAZORIA COUNTY (about 56 miles; ANGLETON/LAKE JACKSON, TX; ID: LBX)
Other public-use airports nearest to Wallis:

  • WARD AIRPARK (about 13 miles; BEASLEY, TX; ID: 5T0)
  • HAPPY LANDINGS (about 16 miles; HOUSTON, TX; ID: 2H5)
  • MIKESKA FIELD (about 17 miles; BROOKSHIRE, TX; ID: 12R)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wallis:

  • WHARTON COUNTY JUNIOR COLLEGE (about 23 miles; WHARTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,124)
  • PRAIRIE VIEW A & M UNIVERSITY (about 32 miles; PRAIRIE VIEW, TX; FT enrollment: 5,823)
  • HOUSTON BAPTIST UNIVERSITY (about 39 miles; HOUSTON, TX; FT enrollment: 2,273)
  • RICE UNIVERSITY (about 45 miles; HOUSTON, TX; FT enrollment: 4,158)
  • BLINN COLLEGE (about 45 miles; BRENHAM, TX; FT enrollment: 8,448)
  • HOUSTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE SYSTEM (about 46 miles; HOUSTON, TX; FT enrollment: 21,140)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER (about 46 miles; HOUSTON, TX; FT enrollment: 2,595)

Schools

Public high school in Wallis:

  • BRAZOS H S (Students: 269; Location: 6815 GUYLER ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Wallis:

  • BRAZOS EL (Students: 375; Location: 6815 GUYLER ST; Grades: PK – 05)
  • BRAZOS MIDDLE (Students: 215; Location: 6815 GUYLER ST; Grades: 06 – 08)

Libraries

Library in Wallis:

  • AUSTIN COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $100,783; Location: 6730 RAILROAD ST; 22,531 books; 398 audio materials; 1,469 video materials; 35 serial subscriptions)