Alvin, TX - Niche

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Setting
    Suburb
  • Population
    24,708
  • Population Density
    964 people/sq.mi.
  • Size
    26 sq.mi.
  • Reviews
    29 2.7
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
2.7 from 29 reviews
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    • 3
    Crime & Safety at Alvin: I don't see much crime in Alvin but there is a lot of cops that are always around making sure we feel safe.
    • 4
    Overall Experience at Alvin: I love living in Alvin. The people here are very friendly and helpful. The school systems are greatly managed, restaurants are getting better and bigger.
    • 4
    Overall Experience at Alvin: Alvin has given me many memories and life friends.
    • 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.

Nearby Towns

Niche Grade Name Population
4.00 Alvin-Pearland Township 183,250
3.33 Angleton Township 44,581
2.66 Hillcrest 832
2.00 Rosharon 1,876
3.00 Iowa Colony 1,399
3.00 Manvel 5,726
3.33 Brazosport Township 59,851
3.66 Pearland 94,098
4.00 Friendswood 36,375
4.00 League City 86,136
3.66 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
4.00 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
3.33 77583 30,837

Top School Districts

Niche Grade Name Total Schools
3.66 Alvin Independent School District 25
3.00 Angleton Independent School District 12

Top Public Schools

Niche Grade Name Type Grades Grade Level
4.00 Manvel High School Public PK, 9-12 Pre-K, Middle, High
3.66 Melba Passmore Elementary School Public PK, K-5 Pre-K, Elementary
3.33 Alvin Primary School Public PK, K-2 Pre-K, Elementary
3.66 Hood-Case Elementary School Public PK, K-5 Pre-K, Elementary
3.33 R.L. Stevenson Primary School Public PK, K-2 Pre-K, Elementary
3.66 Walt Disney Elementary School Public 3-5 Elementary
3.66 Alvin Junior High School Public 6-8 Middle
3.33 Mark Twain Elementary School Public PK, K-5 Pre-K, Elementary
3.66 Alvin Elementary School Public 3-5 Elementary
3.33 Angleton Junior High School Public 6-8 Middle
3.33 Danbury Middle School Public 7-8 Middle
3.66 Northside Elementary School Public PK, K-5 Pre-K, Elementary
3.00 Danbury Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary
3.66 Frontier Elementary School Public PK, K-5 Pre-K, Elementary
3.33 Southside Elementary School Public PK, K-5 Pre-K, Elementary
3.66 Longfellow Elementary School Public PK, K-5 Pre-K, Elementary
3.33 Westside Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
3.00 Danbury High School Public 9-12 Middle, High
Lighthouse Learning Center Public, Alternative 7-12 Middle, High
3.33 Rancho Isabella Elementary School Public PK, K-5 Pre-K, Elementary
3.66 Manvel Junior High School Public 6-8 Middle
3.33 Central Elementary School Public PK, K-5 Pre-K, Elementary
3.33 Angleton High School Public 9-12 Middle, High
3.33 G.W. Harby Junior High School Public 6-8 Middle
3.00 Alvin High School Public PK, 9-12 Pre-K, Middle, 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
Houston Learning Academy Private 9-12 Middle, 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
2.33 Bay Area Christian School Private, Religious PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
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
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
Westminster Christian Academy Private, Religious PK, K-7 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
Devereux School Texas - League City Campus Private, Special Education 8-12 Middle, High
Our Lady of Lourdes School Private, Religious PK, K-6 Pre-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

Top Colleges

Niche Grade Name
Rice University
University of Houston
University of St. Thomas - Texas
University of Houston - Clear Lake
Houston Baptist University
Texas A&M University - Galveston
University of Houston - Downtown
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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Resident Opinions

How safe do you feel in this area?     Based on 5 responses

  • 20% Very safe. There is really no crime to speak of.
  • 80% Pretty safe. There is some crime, but it doesn't impact me much.
  • 0% Somewhat safe. There is noticeable crime, and there are times I don't feel safe.
  • 0% Not safe. There is a lot of crime, and I regularly don't feel safe.