Dickinson, TX Population

By | June 29, 2019

Population: 17,093. Estimated population in 2021: 17,898 (+4.7% change)
Males: 8,533 (49.9%), Females: 8,560 (50.1%)

Galveston County

Zip code: 77539

Median resident age: 33.5 years
Median household income: $41,984
Median house value: $83,400

Races in Dickinson:

  • White Non-Hispanic (61.8%)
  • Hispanic (24.9%)
  • Other race (12.8%)
  • Black (10.5%)
  • Two or more races (2.4%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)
  • Vietnamese (0.5%)

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

Ancestries: German (11.1%), Irish (8.7%), English (7.3%), United States (7.3%), Italian (4.1%), French (3.4%).

Elevation: 17 feet

Land area: 9.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Dickinson

  • High school or higher: 80.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 21.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.7%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 29.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dickinson city

  • Never married: 25.0%
  • Now married: 55.8%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 4.8%
  • Divorced: 11.4%

11.3% Foreign born (9.3% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,976 (+13.1%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Dickinson:

  • DEVEREUX TEXAS TREATMENT NETWORK (about 4 miles; LEAGUE CITY, TX)
  • MAINLAND MEDICAL CENTER (about 7 miles; TEXAS CITY, TX)
  • CHRISTUS ST JOHN HOSPITAL (about 8 miles; NASSAU BAY, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Dickinson:

  • ELLINGTON FIELD (about 12 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Abbreviation: EFD)
  • WILLIAM P HOBBY (about 19 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Abbreviation: HOU)
  • BRAZORIA COUNTY (about 37 miles; ANGLETON/LAKE JACKSON, TX; Abbreviation: LBX)
Other public-use airports nearest to Dickinson:

  • BAY ELECTRIC SUPPLY (about 4 miles; LEAGUE CITY, TX; Abbreviation: T95)
  • PEARLAND RGNL (about 13 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Abbreviation: LVJ)
  • LA PORTE MUNI (about 15 miles; LA PORTE, TX; Abbreviation: T41)
Amtrak stations near Dickinson:

  • 9 miles: LAMARQUE (725 OAK) – Bus Station
  • 19 miles: SOUTH HOUSTON (1546 COLLEGE) – Bus Station

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dickinson:

  • UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON-CLEAR LAKE (about 8 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,735)
  • ALVIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 14 miles; ALVIN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,094)
  • SAN JACINTO COLLEGE-CENTRAL CAMPUS (about 15 miles; PASADENA, TX; Full-time enrollment: 6,102)
  • SAN JACINTO COLLEGE-SOUTH CAMPUS (about 15 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,513)
  • LEE COLLEGE (about 22 miles; BAYTOWN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,099)
  • SAN JACINTO COLLEGE-NORTH CAMPUS (about 27 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,819)
  • UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON-UNIVERSITY PARK (about 29 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 25,479)

Schools

Public high school in Dickinson:

  • DICKINSON H S (Students: 1,582; Location: 3800 BAKER DR; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high school in Dickinson:

  • PINE DRIVE CHRISTIAN (Students: 350; Location: 705 PINE DRIVE; Grades: PK – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Dickinson:

  • BAY COLONY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 1,054; Location: 101 BAY COLONY ELEMENTARY DR; Grades: PK – 06)
  • R D MCADAMS J H (Students: 986; Location: 4007 VIDEO ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • HUGHES ROAD EL (Students: 718; Location: 11901 HUGHES RD; Grades: PK – 05)
  • JAKE SILBERNAGEL EL (Students: 683; Location: 4201 25TH ST; Grades: PK – 05)
  • DUNBAR MIDDLE (Students: 494; Location: 2218 TIMBER DR; Grades: 04 – 07)
  • GALVESTON CO DETENTION CTR (Students: 16; Location: 3606 YUPON DR; Grades: PK – 12)
  • ABOUT FACE (Students: 8; Location: 3606 YUPON DR; Grades: PK – 12)
  • GALVESTON CO JJAEP (Students: 5; Location: 6101 ATTWATER; Grades: 06 – 12)
  • GALVESTON CO J J A E P (Students: 3; Location: 3606 YUPON DR; Grades: PK – 12)
Private primary/middle school in Dickinson:

  • TRUE CROSS EL (Students: 335; Location: 400 PINE DR; Grades: KG – 6)

Libraries

Library in Dickinson:

  • MARES MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $201,315; Location: 4324 HIGHWAY 3; 49,450 books; 1,667 audio materials; 1,378 video materials; 82 serial subscriptions)

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