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Sealy is a city in Austin County, in the Houston-Baytown metro area.

The community was named after George Sealy, director of the Gulf, Colorado and Santa Fe Railroad

The latitude of Sealy is 29.780N. The longitude is -96.156W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 200 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,771.


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Median household income
Local
$34,277
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Sealy demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 20. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 3.5 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Eric Dickerson, football player
Historic sites and museums: Stephen F. Austin State Historical Park, Heritage Park/Santa Fe Park Museum
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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Ancestry & family history

18% of Sealy residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Sealy ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Sealy was $15,986, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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12% of Sealy residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Sealy, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $398.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $897.


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Libraries in Sealy include Virgil & Josephine Gordon Memorial Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Sealy include Sealy News

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

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

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Hotels in Sealy include Best Western Inn of Sealy, Holiday Inn Express Sealy, Rodeway Inn.

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