Moving to Alvin, Texas

Alvin has much to offer retirees and families seeking a small-town pace, wide open spaces and parks, pedestrian friendly streets, and easy access to the arts and cultural events hosted by Alvin Community College. Alvin’s historical district, Town Center, speaks to the city’s heritage and future with thriving businesses, restaurants and boutique shops. In recent years, Alvin has attracted corporations seeking hundreds of skilled workers, big box retailers, restaurants, healthcare services, and new-home communities.

Texas 35 from Pearland enters the City of Alvin at about County Road 133. The City of Alvin benefits from Texas 6, which runs east to west, and newly improved Texas 35 which connects north Brazoria County to the south part of the county. Alvin can boast affordable new homes and a good selection of resale homes, farms, ranches and acreage for custom building.


Demographic Information for Alvin, Texas

Population Estimates, 2017:  26,474

Median Household Income (in 2017 dollars), 2013-2017: $49,284

High School Graduate or Higher Percent of Persons age 25 years+, 2013-2017: 84.8%

Bachelor’s Degree of Higher, Percent of Persons age 25 years+, 2013-2017: 15.9%

Median Value of Owner-Occupied Housing Units, 2013-2017: $123,400

Median Selected Monthly Owner Costs (with Mortgage), 2013-2017: $1,388

(Credit: U.S. Census Bureau)

Things to Do and Where to Live in Alvin, Texas

Space to spread out is the tagline at Bayou Trails Estates. This 20-acre community features 16, 1-acre home sites that are 200-ft. wide. More than ample space for a work shop, boats, swimming pools and Texas-sized outdoor kitchens. Bayou Trails is being developed on FM 2917 off TX 35, near Alvin and Liverpool. Stone Meadow Homes are priced from the $280s to $400’s.

Active new-home communities include Kendall Lakes, Mustang Crossing, North Point Trails and Forest Heights.