Angleton is a city in Brazoria County, Texas, United States, with a population of approximately 19,000 people as of the 2020 United States Census. The city is located about 40 miles south of Houston and is situated in the Gulf Coast region of Texas.
Angleton is a relatively diverse community, with a mix of White, Hispanic or Latino, African American, and Asian residents. The median age of residents is 34.5 years, which is lower than the state average.
The average home price in Angleton is around $185,000, making it a more affordable option for those looking to buy a home in the Houston area. The property tax rate in Angleton is 2.29%, which is slightly higher than the state average.
The city offers a range of amenities and services to residents and visitors alike. The Angleton Recreation Center and the Angleton Senior Citizen Center offer a variety of recreational activities and social events. The city also has several parks, including the Freedom Park, which features a large playground, basketball courts, and picnic areas.
Angleton is also home to several businesses and industries, including manufacturing, healthcare, and education. The Angleton Independent School District serves the city and includes several highly-rated schools, such as Angleton High School and Westside Elementary School. According to the Texas Education Agency, the Angleton Independent School District received a rating of “B” for the 2020-2021 school year, indicating above-average performance.
The city’s economy is largely driven by the petrochemical industry, with several major companies having a presence in the area. The Brazoria County Fairgrounds, located in Angleton, host several events throughout the year, including the Brazoria County Fair, which is the largest county fair in Texas. Additionally, the city is home to the Brazoria County Historical Museum, which showcases the history and culture of the region.
Angleton has a strong sense of community and hosts several events throughout the year, including the Annual Christmas Parade and the Fourth of July Celebration. The city also has a variety of local restaurants, cafes, and shops that offer unique and authentic experiences.