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

The community was named after Thomas Ball, congressman.

The latitude of Tomball is 30.096N. The longitude is -95.615W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 187 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 9,784.


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Median household income
Local
$37,787
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Tomball demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 49. The number of murders and homicides was 2. The violent crime rate was 5 per 1,000 people.
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • Crazy Days of Fall - Sept. 15-16, 2007
  • Crazy Days of Summer - June 1-3, 2007
  • Tomball Night - Aug. 3, 2007
Dates often change. Check Tomball web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Museum Center

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Tomball 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 77362 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

19% of Tomball residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Tomball ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Tomball was $20,331, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

21% of Tomball residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Tomball, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $592.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,213.


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Libraries in Tomball include Tomball Branch Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Tomball include Tomball Magnolia Tribune News

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Politics

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

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The average commute time for Tomball workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

Travel

Hotels in Tomball include Holiday Inn Express, La Quinta Inn & Suites Tomball, Tomball Inn.

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