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Chambers County, Texas Facts

Facts
State Texas
Land area 597.1 square miles
Population Density 58.8 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 36,812
Population change 4.9%
Under 5 years of age 6.8%
Under 18 27.6%
65 and over 10.7%
Females 49.6%
White 87.9
Hispanic or Latino of any race 20.6
Asian 1.3%
Two or more races 1.4%
Black or African American 8.3%
Native American 1.1%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 85%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 18%
Veterans 2,277
Households and Housing
Households 12,147
Persons per household 2.9
Living in the same house for one year or more 86.9%
Median household income $72,489
The per capita income $30,140
Live below the poverty line. 9.7%
housing units 14,034
Multi-unit structures 4%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $144,900
Residents owning their homes. 82.9%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 2,899
Women-owned firms 24.4%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $274,916
Retail sales per capita $9,540
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $137,217