Matagorda County, TX

Current Temperature ° Population 36,659

Homefacts County Report

Schools

School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 22.7%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 62%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 15.2%

Registered Offenders

36.07% Higher than national avg.
  • 92 offenders in Matagorda County
  • 25.10 offenders/10,000 residents

Real Estate

Median List Price $0
  • Median Sales Price: $0
  • Foreclosures: 0
  • Homes For Sale: 466
  • Homes For Rent: 0

Environmental Hazards

225 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 1
  • Registered Polluters: 7
  • Superfunds: 12
  • Tanks & Spills: 205

Unemployment

High 6.2%
  • Texas unemployment average: 3.5%
  • National unemployment average: 4.1%

Schools view all

18 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 18 K-12 public schools in Matagorda County, TX and 1 private school. Homefacts rates Matagorda County's schools as Above average, with an overall B- rating.
1 Private School

Holy Cross Catholic School

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0 Colleges & Universities view all colleges & universities

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Crime view details

92 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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Real Estate Overview

Average Listing Price
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Median Sales Price
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Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    29.5%
  • Rented
    22.7%
  • Owned
    47.8%

466 Homes For Sale View All

$199,999
4020 Sargent Court
Bay City, TX 77414
-- Beds | -- Baths
$679,999
277 11th Street
Markham, TX 77456
4 Beds | 4 Baths
$150,000
805 Main Street
Palacios, TX 77465
-- Beds | -- Baths
$325,000
803 Main Street
Palacios, TX 77465
-- Beds | -- Baths

222 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Matagorda County, TX issued 222 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Matagorda County, TX issued 23 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

**Displaying data from Matagorda County, TX
  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $564
  • 1 Bedroom: $608
  • 2 Bedrooms: $741
  • 3 Bedrooms: $927
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,256

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Environmental Hazards

225 Environmental Hazards

  • Brownfields
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  • Registered Polluters
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  • Superfunds
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  • Tanks & Spills
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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HAZARDOUS (0/0)
    Matagorda County, TX has 0% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 3 COUNTY
    Matagorda County, TX is a green zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 6.97 Average
    Matagorda County, TX is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 54.63°
  • February 58.63°
  • March 64.87°
  • April 71.48°
  • May 76.7°
  • June 84.49°
  • July 85°
  • August 86.42°
  • September 80.82°
  • October 72.55°
  • November 64.48°
  • December 57.5°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Matagorda County, TX

Earthquakes
Matagorda County, TX has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Matagorda County, TX has a very high risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Matagorda County, TX has a very low risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Matagorda County, TX has a low risk of tornadoes.

Demographics view details

Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Matagorda County, TX: $40,797

Unemployment

Unemployment in Matagorda County is 6.2%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 3.5% and 8.4% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 53.77%
White Collar - 46.23%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Greg Abbott
  • Sen. John Cornyn
  • Sen. Ted Cruz

Neighborhood Info

6 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

61 FCC Towers view all

1 Hospital view all

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