Pine Island is an unincorporated community located in Waller County, Texas, United States. According to the latest available data from the United States Census Bureau, the population of Pine Island was not individually reported, but included as part of the larger Waller County population. The county’s population in 2020 was estimated to be 52,772 people.
Waller County has a diverse demographic makeup, with a significant proportion of its population being African American and Hispanic/Latino. As of the 2020 census, the racial composition of the county was 49.7% White, 25.5% Black or African American, 0.5% Native American, 1.1% Asian, and 23.1% from other races. The median age in Waller County is 34 years old, and the median household income is $57,381.
Pine Island’s real estate market offers a mix of residential and agricultural properties. The average home price in Waller County is around $278,000, but the average price in Pine Island may vary depending on the property type and location. The property tax rate in Waller County is currently set at 0.4381%, according to the county’s appraisal district.
Pine Island’s proximity to Houston offers residents easy access to a range of attractions and activities. Outdoor enthusiasts can explore the nearby Stephen F. Austin State Park, which offers hiking trails, fishing, and camping. The nearby town of Hempstead also has a range of shops and restaurants, including several antique stores and local boutiques.
Students in Pine Island are served by the Waller Independent School District, which has several highly rated schools. The district offers a range of educational programs and extracurricular activities for students of all ages.
Pine Island does not have a separate Chamber of Commerce, but the Waller Area Chamber of Commerce serves the wider Waller County community. The chamber can be reached at (936) 372-3099 for information on local businesses and events.
For any city-related inquiries, residents of Pine Island can contact the Waller County Courthouse at (979) 826-7700. The courthouse provides a range of services, including property tax assessments, marriage licenses, and voter registration.