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Freeport is a city in Brazoria County, in the Houston-Baytown metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Texas named Freeport. For links to other places called Freeport, TX, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Freeport is 28.953N. The longitude is -95.359W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 3 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 12,715.


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Median household income
Local
$30,245
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Freeport demographic reports
Freeport is on the Brazos River
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 54. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 4.2 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Summertime Blues Festival - Aug. 31-Sept. 2, 2007
Dates often change. Check Freeport web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Bryan Beach State Recreation Area, Quintana Beach County Park, Surfside Beach
Wildlife: Brazoria National Wildlife Refuge


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Sections below provide additional information and links about Freeport demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Brazoria County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Brazoria area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 77541 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

5% of Freeport residents report German ancestry, and 4% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Freeport ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Freeport was $12,426, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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5% of Freeport residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Freeport, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $325.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $603.


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Libraries in Freeport include Freeport Library ... View libraries

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Brazoria County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Freeport political report.

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The average commute time for Freeport workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 4 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Freeport between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 3.1 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in Freeport include Anchor Motel, Country Hearth Inn.

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