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Industrial suburb

Deer Park is a city in Harris County, in the Houston-Baytown metro area.

The community was named for the abundance of deer in the area

The latitude of Deer Park is 29.705N. The longitude is -95.123W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 30 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 28,844.


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Median household income
Local
$61,334
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Deer Park demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 60. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 2 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Totally Texas Festival - April 13-14, 2007
Dates often change. Check Deer Park web sites and events links in the sections below.
Deer Park attractions: Dow Park & Botanical Gardens
Historic sites and museums: San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Park
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Deer Park demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Harris County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Houston area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 77503 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

15% of Deer Park residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Deer Park ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Deer Park was $24,440, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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16% of Deer Park residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Deer Park, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $554.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,046.


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Libraries in Deer Park include Deer Park Public Library ... View libraries

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Politics

Harris County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Deer Park political report.

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Traffic

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

A total of 6 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Deer Park between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 2.1 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in Deer Park include Best Western, Comfort Suites Deer Park.

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