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Beasley, Texas

Coordinates: 29°29′47″N 95°55′2″W / 29.49639°N 95.91722°W / 29.49639; -95.91722
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Beasley, Texas
Water tower
Coordinates: 29°29′47″N 95°55′2″W / 29.49639°N 95.91722°W / 29.49639; -95.91722
CountryUnited States
CountyFort Bend
 • Total1.04 sq mi (2.69 km2)
 • Land1.03 sq mi (2.67 km2)
 • Water0.01 sq mi (0.01 km2)
108 ft (33 m)
 • Total641
 • Estimate 
 • Density655.37/sq mi (253.15/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
Area code979
FIPS code48-06272[3]
GNIS feature ID1330260[4]

Beasley is a city in Fort Bend County, Texas, United States, within the Houston–Sugar Land metropolitan area. The city's population was 641 at the 2010 census,[5] up from 590 at the 2000 census. State Highway Loop 540 goes straight through the city from the northeast to the southwest while U.S. Route 59, the Southwest Freeway, passes to the south of Beasley. The Union Pacific Railroad tracks run parallel with Loop 540.


Map of Beasley

Beasley is located in west-central Fort Bend County at 29°29′47″N 95°55′2″W / 29.49639°N 95.91722°W / 29.49639; -95.91722 (29.496435, –95.917297).[6] US 59 leads northeast 20 miles (32 km) to Sugar Land and 40 miles (64 km) to the center of Houston, while in the other direction leading 85 miles (137 km) southwest to Victoria. Rosenberg is 8 miles (13 km) to the northeast via US 59 and Texas State Highway Spur 529.

According to the United States Census Bureau, Beasley has a total area of 1.1 square miles (2.8 km2), of which 0.004 square miles (0.01 km2), or 0.25%, is water.[5]


Historical population
2019 (est.)677[2]5.6%
U.S. Decennial Census[7]

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 590 people, 216 households, and 155 families residing in the city. The population density was 587.9 inhabitants per square mile (227.0/km2). There were 232 housing units at an average density of 231.2 per square mile (89.3/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 77.97% White, 6.61% African American, 12.71% from other races, and 2.71% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 30.68% of the population.

There were 216 households, out of which 35.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.9% were married couples living together, 10.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.2% were non-families. 24.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 7.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.73 and the average family size was 3.28.

In the city, the population was spread out, with 28.3% under the age of 18, 8.6% from 18 to 24, 28.3% from 25 to 44, 23.4% from 45 to 64, and 11.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females, there were 98.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.4 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $35,000, and the median income for a family was $47,625. Males had a median income of $30,139 versus $29,107 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,984. About 5.7% of families and 16.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.9% of those under age 18 and 24.1% of those age 65 or over.

Government and infrastructure[edit]

The United States Postal Service Beasley Post Office is located at 7031 Loop 540.[8] Kansas City Southern and CenterPoint Properties jointly own the 689-acre CenterPoint Intermodal Center-Houston Metro (CIC-HM), which opened in 2009.[9]

Fort Bend County does not have a hospital district. OakBend Medical Center serves as the county's charity hospital which the county contracts with.[10]


The largest employer in the Beasley area is Hudson Products Corporation, which established manufacturing operations in 1973 on approximately 260 acres, located two miles west of Beasley.[11]


Residents are zoned to Lamar Consolidated Independent School District.

Residents are zoned to:[12]

  • Beasley Elementary School
    • As of 2017 it has about 450 students. Beasley Elementary opened in 1902, with eight students. The parent teacher organization opened in 1918. The school became a part of LCISD in 1947. The building presently in use opened in 1985.[13]
  • Navarro Middle School
  • George Junior High School
  • B. F. Terry High School[14]

The designated community college for LCISD is Wharton County Junior College.[15]


The headquarters of the Malankara Orthodox Diocese of Southwest America are in unincorporated Fort Bend County, with a postal address of Beasley.[16]



  1. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 7, 2020.
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". United States Census Bureau. May 24, 2020. Retrieved May 27, 2020.
  3. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 31, 2008.
  4. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved January 31, 2008.
  5. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Beasley city, Texas". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved August 26, 2016.[dead link]
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. February 12, 2011. Retrieved April 23, 2011.
  7. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  8. ^ "Post Office Location - BEASLEY." United States Postal Service. Retrieved on December 6, 2008.
  9. ^ KCS Celebrates the Opening of Texas Rail Line and Centerpoint Intermodal Center-Houston Metro Archived February 2, 2014, at the Wayback Machine
  10. ^ Knipp, Bethany (November 2, 2016). "Fort Bend County lacks hospital district". Community Impact Newspaper. Retrieved October 18, 2021.
  11. ^ "Air Cooled Heat Exchangers | Chart Industries". chartindustriesv12.azurewebsites.net. Retrieved May 22, 2023.
  12. ^ "Lamar CISD Attendance Zones 2011-2012 School Year". Lamar Consolidated Independent School District. Archived from the original on April 4, 2012. Retrieved April 19, 2021. - This is an Adobe Flash document. Use the Adobe Flash Player to view the file
  13. ^ "About." Beasley Elementary School. Retrieved on January 3, 2017.
  14. ^ "High School Attendance Zones" (PDF). Lamar Consolidated Independent School District. Retrieved April 18, 2021.
  16. ^ "Home". Malankara Orthodox Diocese of Southwest America. Retrieved February 1, 2022. Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church,Diocese of South-West America, 3101 Hopkins Rd Beasley, TX 77417 - Compare to the Beasley city limits (rotate the map until it points north, and compare with the location of the headquarters) - Also see map from the U.S. Census Bureau. Note that the city of Houston stated in 1996 that: "The U.S. Postal Service establishes ZIP codes and mailing addresses in order to maximize the efficiency of their system, not to recognize jurisdictional boundaries."