Eagle Lake, TX Population

By | June 29, 2019

Population: 3,664. Estimated population in 2021: 3,693 (+0.8% change)
Males: 1,794 (49.0%), Females: 1,870 (51.0%)

Colorado County

Zip code: 77434

Median resident age: 33.9 years
Median household income: $27,101
Median house value: $40,100

Races in Eagle Lake:

  • Hispanic (44.2%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (31.6%)
  • Black (23.4%)
  • Other race (20.5%)
  • Two or more races (2.7%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)

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

Ancestries: German (9.3%), Czech (6.8%), United States (4.1%), Irish (3.3%), English (3.1%), French (1.8%).

Land area: 2.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Eagle Lake

  • High school or higher: 56.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 10.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 7.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Eagle Lake city

  • Never married: 23.7%
  • Now married: 57.3%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 7.9%

15.7% Foreign born (15.2% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +14 (+0.4%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Eagle Lake:

  • RICE MEDICAL CENTER (600 S AUSTIN ROAD)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Eagle Lake:

  • COLUMBUS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 19 miles; COLUMBUS, TX)
  • GULF COAST MEDICAL CENTER (about 26 miles; WHARTON, TX)
  • EL CAMPO MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 28 miles; EL CAMPO, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Eagle Lake:

  • VICTORIA REGIONAL (about 65 miles; VICTORIA, TX; Abbreviation: VCT)
  • EASTERWOOD FIELD (about 69 miles; COLLEGE STATION, TX; Abbreviation: CLL)
  • BRAZORIA COUNTY (about 70 miles; ANGLETON/LAKE JACKSON, TX; Abbreviation: LBX)
Other public-use airports nearest to Eagle Lake:

  • EAGLE LAKE (about 2 miles; EAGLE LAKE, TX; Abbreviation: ELA)
  • ROBERT R WELLS JR (about 13 miles; COLUMBUS, TX; Abbreviation: 66R)
  • GRAWUNDER FIELD (about 25 miles; BELLVILLE, TX; Abbreviation: 06R)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Eagle Lake:

  • WHARTON COUNTY JUNIOR COLLEGE (about 26 miles; WHARTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,124)
  • PRAIRIE VIEW A & M UNIVERSITY (about 42 miles; PRAIRIE VIEW, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,823)
  • BLINN COLLEGE (about 42 miles; BRENHAM, TX; Full-time enrollment: 8,448)
  • HOUSTON BAPTIST UNIVERSITY (about 58 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,273)
  • RICE UNIVERSITY (about 64 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,158)
  • HOUSTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE SYSTEM (about 65 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 21,140)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER (about 65 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,595)

Libraries

Library in Eagle Lake:

  • EULA & DAVID WINTERMANN LIBRARY (Operating income: $66,306; Location: 101 N WALNUT AVE; 16,891 books; 542 audio materials; 846 video materials; 39 serial subscriptions)

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