Sweeny is a city located in Brazoria County Texas, United States. The city has a population of approximately 4,000 people and is located approximately 50 miles south of Houston.
Sweeny has a diverse demographic makeup, with a population that is approximately 57% White, 20% African American, and 20% Hispanic/Latino. The city’s median age is approximately 36 years old, which is relatively young compared to other cities in the region.
The economy of Sweeny is driven primarily by manufacturing and agriculture, with several large companies operating in the area, including Phillips 66 and Chevron Phillips Chemical. The city is also located near several major transportation hubs, including the Port of Freeport, which is a major hub for the transportation of crude oil, natural gas, and other commodities.
The average home price in Sweeny varies depending on the neighborhood, but as of 2021, the median home price was approximately $150,000. Property taxes in Brazoria County are relatively high, with an average effective tax rate of 2.12%.
Sweeny offers a range of activities and attractions for residents and visitors alike. The city is home to several parks and recreational areas, including the Sweeny Park and the Sweeny Sports Complex. The city is also located near several natural attractions, including the Brazos River and the Gulf of Mexico.
In terms of education, Sweeny is served by the Sweeny Independent School District, which includes several elementary schools, a middle school, and a high school. The city is also located near several higher education institutions, including Brazosport College.
The Sweeny Chamber of Commerce can be reached at (979) 548-6661, and the Sweeny City Hall can be reached at (979) 548-3321.