Hunters Creek Village, Texas
City of Hunters Creek Village
Hunters Creek Village City Hall
|• Total||1.9 sq mi (5.0 km2)|
|• Land||1.9 sq mi (5.0 km2)|
|• Water||0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)|
|Elevation||66 ft (20 m)|
|• Density||2,300/sq mi (870/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||1374180|
Hunters Creek Village is a city in Harris County, Texas, United States, part of the Greater Houston metropolitan area. The population was 4,367 at the 2010 census. It is part of a collection of upscale residential communities in west Houston known as the Memorial Villages.
- 1 History
- 2 Geography
- 3 Demographics
- 4 Government and infrastructure
- 5 Education
- 6 Media
- 7 Postal services
- 8 Gallery
- 9 See also
- 10 References
- 11 External links
Prior to the incorporation of Piney Point Village, German farmers settled the area and opened sawmills. By 1936 the community had a sawmill and several residences.
In the mid-1950s, effort to form a Spring Branch municipality failed. The city incorporated in 1954 with a mayor-alderman government. Because of the 1954 incorporation, Houston did not incorporate Hunters Creek Village's territory into its city limits, while Houston annexed surrounding areas that were unincorporated. By 1966 year the community had a school and a church. Between 1960 and 1980 the population increased from 2,478 to 4,580. In 1982 the population fell to 4,215. 4,598 people lived in Hunters Creek Village in 1990.
In 2008, Forbes.com selected Hunters Creek Village, along with the adjacent community of Bunker Hill Village and (southwest suburban) Sugar Land, as one of the three Houston-area "Top Suburbs To Live Well."
Hunters Creek Village is located at (29.769632, -95.500190).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.9 square miles (4.9 km2), all of it land.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2000, there were 4,374 people, 1,471 households, and 1,291 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,253.0 people per square mile (870.5/km²). There were 1,523 housing units at an average density of 784.5/sq mi (303.1/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 93.37% White, 0.37% African American, 0.14% Native American, 4.80% Asian, 0.46% from other races, and 0.87% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.59% of the population.
There were 1,471 households out of which 43.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 82.9% were married couples living together, 3.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 12.2% were non-families. 11.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.97 and the average family size was 3.19.
In the city, the population was spread out with 31.2% under the age of 18, 3.3% from 18 to 24, 19.6% from 25 to 44, 29.9% from 45 to 64, and 15.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females, there were 92.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.4 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $171,294, and the median income for a family was $184,574. Males had a median income of $100,000 versus $48,750 for females. The per capita income for the city was $88,821. About 0.6% of families and 1.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under age 18 and 1.2% of those age 65 or over.
Government and infrastructure
Bunker Hill Village, Hunters Creek Village, and Piney Point Village  jointly operate the Memorial Villages Police Department. The Village Fire Department serves all of the Memorial villages . The village is within the Memorial Villages Water Authority.
Hunters Creek Village is located in District 136 of the Texas House of Representatives. As of 2008 Beverly Woolley represents the district. Hunters Creek Village is within District 7 of the Texas Senate; as of 2008 Dan Patrick represents the district.
Hunters Creek Village is in Texas's 7th congressional district; in 2008, the pro-Republican Party publication Human Events identified the zip code 77024 as the zip code that gave the eighth largest contribution to John McCain's 2008 U.S. Presidential Election campaign. The zip code, which includes the portion of Hunters Creek Village north of the Buffalo Bayou, gave $540,309 United States dollars by October 24, 2008.As of 2019, however, the 7th congressional district is represented by a Democrat, Lizzie Pannill Fletcher.
The current mayor of Hunters Creek Village is Jim Pappas as of May 2017.
Primary and secondary schools
Spring Branch Independent School District
One school, Hunters Creek Elementary School, is within the city boundaries. Most residents are zoned to Hunters Creek; some are zoned to Memorial Drive Elementary School in Piney Point Village.
Houston Independent School District
The portion south of the Buffalo Bayou is served by the Houston Independent School District."Trustee Districts Map Archived July 11, 2012, at the Wayback Machine." Houston Independent School District. Retrieved on November 11, 2008.</ref>
HISD students are zoned to Briargrove Elementary School, Tanglewood Middle School (formerly Grady Middle School), and Margaret Long Wisdom High School (formerly Robert E. Lee High School) (students may attend Lamar High School or Westside High School instead). Residents of the Briargrove Elementary School attendance zone may apply for the Briarmeadow Charter School. Mark White Elementary School are scheduled to open in August 2016. Residents of the Briargrove Elementary zone, along with those of the Pilgrim, Piney Point, and Emerson zones, will be allowed to apply to this school.
Colleges and universities
The city is served by the Houston Community College System. The Northwest College operates the nearby Spring Branch Campus in Houston.
The Houston Chronicle is the area regional newspaper.
Most of Hunters Creek Village is within the 77024 ZIP code, while the section south of the Buffalo Bayou has the 77063 ZIP code.
The United States Postal Service location serving 77024 is the Memorial Park Post Office at 10505 Town and Country Way, Houston, Texas, 77024-9998.
The location serving 77063 is the John Dunlop Post Office at 8728 Beverlyhill Street, Houston, Texas, 77063-9998.
Police box in Hunters Creek Village
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