Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Setting
    Suburb of a Midsize City
  • Population
    24,535
  • Population Density
    957 people/sq.mi.
  • Size
    26 sq.mi.
  • Reviews
    20 2.5
Alvin is a suburb of a midsize city in Texas with 24,535 residents. It has very low home values, average rent costs, and low unemployment levels. Its citizens generally have average education levels and average income levels.

Ratings and Reviews
2.5 from 20 reviews
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    • 3
    Outdoors at Alvin: The nature in this area is all basically the same you have to get out of town to see any real nature.
    • 3
    Crime & Safety at Alvin: I don't hear to much about crimes in the area and the ones i do hear about aren't too bad.
    • 3
    Public Services at Alvin: There are multiple parks for kids to go and play as well as a skate park.
    • 3
    Weather at Alvin: The weather changes so much here that it is hard to keep track of what season we are in.
    • 3
    Employment at Alvin: The job market here is quite small unless you want to work in the government or at a restaurant.

Nearby Towns

Niche Grade Name Population
4.33 Alvin-Pearland Township 171,949
3.66 Angleton Township 43,145
4.33 Hillcrest 994
3.66 Rosharon 1,176
4.00 Iowa Colony 1,505
3.66 Manvel 4,999
3.33 Brazosport Township 60,426
4.33 Pearland 86,936
4.33 Friendswood 35,358
4.33 League City 79,865
4.00 Stafford-Missouri City Township 128,348
4.00 Texas City-League City Township 214,724
2.33 Hitchcock 6,973
2.66 La Marque-Hitchcock Township 22,409
3.00 Galveston Township 50,106
3.66 Needville Township 11,558
4.00 Rosenberg-Richmond Township 84,241

Comparable Towns

Niche Grade Name Population
3.33 Angleton 18,987
3.66 Lake Jackson 27,114

ZIP Codes

Niche Grade Name Population
3.33 77511 45,603
4.00 77583 29,494

Top School Districts

Niche Grade Name Total Schools
4.33 Friendswood Independent School District 7
4.00 Pearland Independent School District 26
3.66 Fort Bend Independent School District 75
3.33 Alvin Independent School District 24
3.33 Needville Independent School District 5
3.00 Lamar Consolidated Independent School District 36
2.66 Angleton Independent School District 12
2.66 Danbury Independent School District 4
2.33 Galveston Independent School District 17
2.00 Brazosport Independent School District 21
2.00 Hitchcock Independent School District 6
2.00 Santa Fe Independent School District 8

Top Public Schools

Niche Grade Name Type Grades Grade Level
3.66 Manvel High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 Melba Passmore Elementary School Public PK, K-5 Pre-K, Elementary
Alvin Primary School Public PK, K-2 Pre-K, Elementary
3.33 Hood-Case Elementary School Public PK, K-5 Pre-K, Elementary
3.33 Don Jeter Elementary School Public PK, K-5 Pre-K, Elementary
R.L. Stevenson Primary School Public PK, K-2 Pre-K, Elementary
3.33 Walt Disney Elementary School Public 3-5 Elementary
3.33 Alvin Junior High School Public 6-8 Middle
Mark Twain Primary School Public PK, K-2 Pre-K, Elementary
3.33 Alvin Elementary School Public 3-5 Elementary
3.33 Angleton Junior High School Public 6-11 Middle
3.33 Danbury Middle School Public 7-8 Middle
3.00 Danbury Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
3.00 Frontier Elementary School Public PK, K-5 Pre-K, Elementary
3.00 Southside Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
3.00 Longfellow Elementary School Public 3-5 Elementary
3.00 Danbury High School Public 9-12 High
Lighthouse Learning Center Public, Alternative 8-12 High
3.00 Central Elementary School Public PK, K-5 Pre-K, Elementary
2.66 Angleton High School Public 9-12 High
2.66 G.W. Harby Junior High School Public 6-8 Middle
2.66 Alvin High School Public 9-12 High
ASSETS Academy Public, Alternative 8-12 Middle, High
2.66 Fairview Junior High School Public 6-8 Middle
Ed White Memorial High School Public, Charter, Alternative 9-12 High

Top Private Schools

Niche Grade Name Type Grades Grade Level
3.66 Clear Lake Christian School Private, Religious K-12 Elementary, Middle, High
Living Stones Christian School Private, Religious PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
3.33 Texas Preparatory Academy Private 8-12 Middle, High
Houston Learning Academy Private 9-12 High
3.00 Brazosport Christian School Private, Religious PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
3.00 Lutheran South Academy Private, Religious PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
Pine Drive Christian School Private, Religious PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
2.33 Bay Area Christian School Private, Religious PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
Eagle Heights Christian Academy Private, Religious PK, K-11 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
Montessori School of Downtown Silverlake Private, Montessori PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary
St. Mary Catholic School Private, Religious PK, K-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic School Private, Religious PK, K-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
St. Helen Catholic School Private, Religious K-8 Elementary, Middle
Primrose School of Pearland Private PK, K Pre-K, Elementary
True Cross Catholic School Private, Religious K-8 Elementary, Middle
The Galloway School Private, Religious PK, K-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
Silverline Montessori School Private, Montessori PK, K-4 Pre-K, Elementary
Primrose School of Friendswood Private K Elementary
Westminster Christian Academy Private, Religious PK, K-7 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
Devereux School Texas - League City Campus Private, Special Education 8-12 High
Our Lady of Lourdes School Private, Religious PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary
Bay Area Montessori House Private, Religious, Montessori K Elementary
Goudeau Accelerated Preparatory Academy Private, Religious PK, K-4 Pre-K, Elementary
Pearland Heritage Christian Academy Private, Religious PK, K-4 Pre-K, Elementary
First Christian Academy Private, Religious PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High

Top Colleges

Niche Grade Name
4.33 Rice University
3.33 University of Houston
3.00 University of St. Thomas - Texas
3.00 University of Houston - Clear Lake
2.66 Houston Baptist University
2.33 Texas A&M University - Galveston
2.33 University of Houston - Downtown
2.00 Texas Southern University
Houston Community College
San Jacinto College
University of Phoenix - Houston
Lee College
The Art Institute of Houston
Alvin Community College
College of the Mainland
Brazosport College
Texas Barber Colleges & Hairstyling Schools
Everest Institute - Bissonnet
Sanford-Brown College - Houston
College of Health Care Professions - Houston Northwest
Everest Institute - Hobby
Galveston College
Fortis College - Houston South
Pima Medical Institute - Houston
ITT Technical Institute - Houston West

Around Alvin

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Demographics

Racial Diversity

Alvin, TX United States Texas Houston Metro Area Angleton, TX Lake Jackson, TX
White 63.96% 64.16% 45.81% 40.29% 49.83% 72.40%
Hispanic 29.43% 16.05% 37.20% 34.82% 34.99% 18.14%
African American 5.31% 12.21% 11.52% 16.93% 12.01% 3.69%
Native American 0.51% 0.66% 0.27% 0.19% 0.48% 0.61%
Asian 0.38% 4.67% 3.74% 6.44% 0.77% 3.26%
Multiracial 0.35% 1.85% 1.20% 1.05% 1.79% 1.66%
Other 0.04% 0.21% 0.16% 0.20% 0.08% 0.20%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.15% 0.07% 0.04% 0% 0%

Age

Alvin, TX United States Texas Houston Metro Area Angleton, TX Lake Jackson, TX
9 years and under 14% 13% 15% 16% 16% 14%
10 to 17 years 12% 11% 12% 12% 14% 13%
18 to 24 years 9% 10% 10% 10% 7% 9%
25 to 34 years 15% 13% 14% 15% 15% 13%
35 to 44 years 16% 14% 14% 15% 13% 13%
45 to 54 years 13% 15% 14% 14% 15% 15%
55 to 64 years 10% 12% 10% 10% 9% 11%
65 and over 11% 13% 10% 8% 11% 12%

Education Levels

Alvin, TX United States Texas Houston Metro Area Angleton, TX Lake Jackson, TX
Less than a high school diploma 21% 15% 20% 20% 21% 6%
High school diploma or equivalent 28% 29% 26% 24% 30% 20%
Some college or associate degree 36% 29% 29% 28% 36% 42%
Bachelor's degree 10% 18% 17% 19% 10% 21%
Master's degree or higher 5% 10% 9% 10% 4% 11%

Gender

Alvin, TX United States Texas Houston Metro Area Angleton, TX Lake Jackson, TX
Male 49.9% 49.2% 49.6% 49.7% 47.3% 47.8%
Female 50.1% 50.8% 50.4% 50.3% 52.7% 52.2%

Housing

Rent vs. Own

Alvin, TX United States Texas Houston Metro Area Angleton, TX Lake Jackson, TX
Rent 42.4% 33.9% 35.5% 36.9% 36.8% 29.3%
Own 57.6% 66.1% 64.5% 63.1% 63.2% 70.7%

Crime Rates

Annual Violent Crimes (per 100,000)

Alvin, TX United States Texas Houston Metro Area Angleton, TX Lake Jackson, TX
Assault 151.1 280.9 291.8 508.9 240.2 39.5
Murder 0 5.6 4.8 9.7 10.2 0
Rape 43.7 29.2 32.8 31.4 46.0 14.4
Robbery 51.7 150.7 143.5 420.3 5.1 32.3

Annual Property Crimes (per 100,000)

Alvin, TX United States Texas Houston Metro Area Angleton, TX Lake Jackson, TX
Burglary 592.6 718.3 848.1 1210.0 516.1 315.8
Larceny 1996.4 2276.2 2729.5 3125.9 2488.6 1701.2
Motor vehicle theft 95.4 275.5 279.6 585.0 66.4 46.7

Income

Weather

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
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62°
42°
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73°
87°
69°
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Precipitation
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