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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.
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.
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.
5% of Freeport 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 Freeport, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $325. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $603.
Libraries in Freeport include Freeport Library ... View libraries
Brazoria County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Freeport political report.
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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