Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Setting
    Suburb
  • Population
    24,708
  • Population Density
    964 people/sq.mi.
  • Size
    26 sq.mi.
  • Reviews
    27 2.6
Alvin is a suburb in Texas with 24,708 residents. It has very low home values, average rent costs, and average unemployment levels. Its citizens generally have low education levels and average income levels.

Ratings and Reviews
2.6 from 27 reviews
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    • 4
    Community at Alvin: The community is a great atmosphere to raise kids. Unfortunately I do not have kids.
    • 3
    Outdoors at Alvin: There are many inviting parks, however they are a bit small compared to others i have visited.
    • 3
    Housing at Alvin: For the most part the housing consists of non-gated neighborhoods.
    • 3
    Weather at Alvin: The weather is great during the spring, however the summer months can be brutal.
    • 2
    Food & Drink at Alvin: There are not many places to go and decompress after work.

Nearby Towns

Niche Grade Name Population
4.33 Alvin-Pearland Township 183,250
3.66 Angleton Township 44,581
4.33 Hillcrest 832
3.66 Rosharon 1,876
4.00 Iowa Colony 1,399
3.66 Manvel 5,726
3.33 Brazosport Township 59,851
4.33 Pearland 94,098
4.33 Friendswood 36,375
4.33 League City 86,136
4.00 Stafford-Missouri City Township 136,140
4.00 Texas City-League City Township 222,015
2.33 Hitchcock 7,078
2.66 La Marque-Hitchcock Township 23,183
3.00 Galveston Township 49,207
3.66 Needville Township 11,570
4.00 Rosenberg-Richmond Township 88,188

ZIP Codes

Niche Grade Name Population
3.33 77511 46,889
4.00 77583 30,837

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
White 58.88% 63.25% 44.81% 39.07%
Hispanic 34.88% 16.62% 37.90% 35.65%
African American 4.60% 12.23% 11.53% 16.90%
Native American 0.63% 0.66% 0.26% 0.18%
Multiracial 0.56% 2.05% 1.37% 1.25%
Asian 0.45% 4.83% 3.92% 6.72%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.16% 0.07% 0.05%
Other 0% 0.19% 0.13% 0.18%

Age

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

Education Levels

Alvin, TX United States Texas Houston Metro Area
Less than a high school diploma 20% 14% 19% 19%
High school diploma or equivalent 29% 28% 25% 24%
Some college or associate degree 37% 29% 29% 28%
Bachelor's degree 10% 18% 18% 19%
Master's degree or higher 4% 11% 9% 10%

Gender

Alvin, TX United States Texas Houston Metro Area
Male 49.6% 49.2% 49.6% 49.8%
Female 50.4% 50.8% 50.4% 50.2%

Housing

Rent vs. Own

Alvin, TX United States Texas Houston Metro Area
Rent 43.1% 35.1% 36.7% 38.0%
Own 56.9% 64.9% 63.3% 62.0%

Crime Rates

Annual Violent Crimes (per 100,000)

Alvin, TX United States Texas Houston Metro Area
Assault 107.5 278.9 278.0 354.9
Murder 4.0 5.0 4.6 7.3
Rape 39.8 15.3
Robbery 59.7 159.8 146.7 321.2

Annual Property Crimes (per 100,000)

Alvin, TX United States Texas Houston Metro Area
Burglary 466.0 573.5 775.2 909.4
Larceny 2043.0 2079.6 2712.8 2964.2
Motor vehicle theft 151.3 235.5 287.2 477.7

Income

Weather

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Precipitation
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