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Facts at Your Fingertips Geography Hospitals Matagorda County Labor Force Matagorda County . . . . . . . . . . . . 1,115 square miles Bay City Palacios Total Labor Force Elevation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56 feet Beds . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58 . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Interstate 10 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55 miles Education 7.2% U.S. Highway 59, (I-69) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 miles Bay City ISD . . . . . . 5 Schools . . . . . 3,700 students Distance to Major Texas Cities Matagorda ISD . . . . . 1 School . . . . . . 175 students Houston . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75 miles Palacios ISD . . . . . . 4 Schools . . . . . 1,452 students San Antonio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 200 miles Van Vleck ISD . . . . . 4 Schools . . . . .1,045 students 92.8%s874 student . . . . . . Schools. 3. . . .Den ISvdehaTi321 miles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dallas Austin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 167 miles Colleges within 70 Miles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Corpus Christi . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 145 miles Junior Colleges within County . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 ■ Employed ■ Unemployed Air Transportation Vocational Schools . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Matagorda County – 16,643. 3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .ate SchoolsivPr Hobby National (Houston) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67 miles Bay City – 8,331 Bush Intercontinental (Houston) . . . . . . . . . 87 miles Population Palacios – 2,107 Bay City Regional City of Bay City Businesses,150 feet. 5 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Runway Length Runway Surface . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . paved Bay City 19,000 Palacios Municipal 18,669 Total Number of Establishments .......................... 914 Runway Length . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5,000 feet 18,500 18,425 18,520 Palacios Runway Surface . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . paved 18,000 17,614 17,681 Total Number of Establishments .......................... 156 Climate 17,500 Average Annual Temperature . . . . . . . . . . 71 degrees 17,000 Matagorda County Housing January Average . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48 degrees July Average . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 90 degrees ■ 2000 ■ 2005 ■ 2008 ■ 2010 ■ 2016 Owner-Occupied Dwellings 9,574 66.37% Annual Rainfall . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42.1 inches Renter-Occupied Dwellings 4,851 33.63% Annual Snowfall . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0 Housing Units Occupied 14,425 74.87% Prevailing Wind Direction . . . . . . . . South-Southeast City of Palacios Total 19,267 Government Bay City 6,000 5,153 5,267 5,174 New Development Sought Mayor and Council 4,718 4,600 Small growth industries and businesses Palacios 4,000 Plastic products manufacturers Manager and Council Planning Commission 2,000 Value-added agri/aqua-culture and seafood Zoning Regulations 0 businesses Taxes Waterfront tourist hotels/motels Property Tax Per $100 Assessed Value 40,000 ■ 2005 ■ 2008 ■ 2010 ■ 2016 Restaurants609,392000■ City of Bay City . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0.60 Matagorda County Vacation home communities adult retirement communitiesveActi0.42. . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .y Matagorda Count Bay City ISD . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1.33 39,000 Residential subdivisions0.84. . . .lacios . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Pa City of Matagorda ISD . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1.15 38,500 Industries needing large amounts of gas, Tidehaven ISD . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1.26 38,000 37,957 37,671 electricity and land Van Vleck ISD . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1.03 37,500 Palacios ISD . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1.14 City of Bay City Sales Tax . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.00% 37,000 36,862 36,702 36,807 City of Palacios Sales Tax . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.00% 36,500 Matagorda County Sales Tax . . . . . . . . . . . . . . None 36,000 Texas State Sales Tax . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6.25% Corporation Income Tax . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . None ■ 2000 ■ 2005 ■ 2008 ■ 2010 ■ 2016 Come grow with us. Here you’ll find a unique blend of industrial, agricultural, tourism, aquaculture and marine fisheries opportunities. Contact us: Michael Ferdinand, Executive Director (979) 245-8913 | mferdinand@mcedc.net Visit us online atwww.mcedc.net 24


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