Lake Jackson, TX Population

By | June 29, 2019

Population: 26,386. Estimated population in 2021: 27,386 (+3.8% change)
Males: 12,879 (48.8%), Females: 13,507 (51.2%)

Brazoria County

Zip code: 77566

Median resident age: 34.5 years
Median household income: $60,901
Median house value: $95,600

Races in Lake Jackson:

  • White Non-Hispanic (77.6%)
  • Hispanic (14.7%)
  • Other race (5.2%)
  • Black (3.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.8%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
  • Chinese (0.6%)
  • Asian Indian (0.6%)
  • Vietnamese (0.5%)

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

Ancestries: German (18.1%), English (12.4%), Irish (10.8%), United States (9.4%), French (4.9%), Czech (3.1%).

Land area: 19.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Lake Jackson

  • High school or higher: 91.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 35.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lake Jackson city

  • Never married: 19.0%
  • Now married: 65.1%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 8.7%

5.1% Foreign born (2.1% Latin America, 1.7% Asia, 0.9% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +3,363 (+14.6%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Lake Jackson:

  • BRAZOSPORT MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (100 MEDICAL DR)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Lake Jackson:

  • ANGLETON-DANBURY MEDICAL CENTER (about 10 miles; ANGLETON, TX)
  • SWEENY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 20 miles; SWEENY, TX)
  • MATAGORDA GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 35 miles; BAY CITY, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Lake Jackson:

  • BRAZORIA COUNTY (about 5 miles; ANGLETON/LAKE JACKSON, TX; Abbreviation: LBX)
  • WILLIAM P HOBBY (about 43 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Abbreviation: HOU)
  • ELLINGTON FIELD (about 44 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Abbreviation: EFD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Lake Jackson:

Colleges and Universities

College/University in Lake Jackson:

  • BRAZOSPORT COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,965; Location: 500 COLLEGE DR; Public; Website: www.brazosport.cc.tx.us)

Colleges and Universities

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

  • ALVIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 30 miles; ALVIN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,094)
  • SAN JACINTO COLLEGE-SOUTH CAMPUS (about 41 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,513)
  • UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON-CLEAR LAKE (about 43 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,735)
  • HOUSTON BAPTIST UNIVERSITY (about 46 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,273)
  • SAN JACINTO COLLEGE-CENTRAL CAMPUS (about 47 miles; PASADENA, TX; Full-time enrollment: 6,102)
  • RICE UNIVERSITY (about 47 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,158)
  • UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON-UNIVERSITY PARK (about 48 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 25,479)

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