Community snapshot: See how demographics have changed in Bay Area communities from 2014-19

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Clear Lake (Jake Magee/Community Impact Newspaper)
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League City (Jake Magee/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Nassau Bay (Jake Magee/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Clear Lake Shores (Jake Magee/Community Impact Newspaper)
Here is a breakdown of demographic and related data from Bay Area communities.

The Clear Lake area—which includes the ZIP codes 77058, 77059 and 77062—has seen an overall population decrease since 2014. ZIP codes 77058 and 77059 are losing residents, while ZIP code 77062, the most populous of the three, is gaining residents.

As the Bay Area continues to be developed, League City’s population increased by more than 14,000 people between 2014 and 2019. The city is about halfway built out and sees thousands of new residents annually.

A smaller community, Nassau Bay was originally built to house those who worked at the Johnson Space Center nearby. The median annual household income for Nassau Bay residents increased by nearly 50% from 2014 to 2019.

In the last five years, the median annual household income for Clear Lake Shores residents remained around $100,000. Top occupations include management, business, financial operations and computer science positions.

By Colleen Ferguson

Reporter, Bay Area

A native central New Yorker, Colleen worked as an editorial intern with the Cy-Fair and Lake Houston | Humble | Kingwood editions of Community Impact Newspaper before joining the Bay Area team in 2020. She covers public education, higher education, business and development news in southeast Houston. Colleen graduated in 2019 from Syracuse University and the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, where she worked for the university's independent student newspaper The Daily Orange. Her degrees are in journalism and Spanish language and culture. When not chasing a story, Colleen can be found petting cats and dogs, listening to podcasts, swimming or watching true crime documentaries.

By Jake Magee

Editor, Bay Area & Pearland/Friendswood

Jake has been a print journalist for several years, covering numerous beats including city government, education, business and more. Starting off at a daily newspaper in southern Wisconsin, Magee covered two small cities before being promoted to covering city government in the heart of newspaper's coverage area. He moved to Houston in mid-2018 to be the editor for and launch the Bay Area edition of Community Impact Newspaper. Today, he covers everything from aerospace to transportation to flood mitigation.