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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.
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.
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.
16% of Deer Park residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Deer Park, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $554. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,046.
Libraries in Deer Park include Deer Park Public Library ... View libraries
Harris County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Deer Park political report.
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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