DATA: Spring-Klein's population grew nearly 15.5% between 2014-19

Population growth in the Spring and Klein area outpaced both Harris County and the state of Texas over the past five years. (Graphic by Ronald Winters/Community Impact Newspaper)
Population growth in the Spring and Klein area outpaced both Harris County and the state of Texas over the past five years. (Graphic by Ronald Winters/Community Impact Newspaper)

Population growth in the Spring and Klein area outpaced both Harris County and the state of Texas over the past five years. (Graphic by Ronald Winters/Community Impact Newspaper)

Population growth in the Spring and Klein area outpaced both Harris County and the state of Texas over the past five years. An unincorporated region, the Spring and Klein area comprises the ZIP codes 77066, 77068, 77069, 77070, 77090, 77373, 77379, 77388 and 77389.

Over the past five years, the median household income increased in all but one of the ZIP codes in the Spring and Klein area; the median household income for ZIP code 77070 decreased by 5.75%.


Residents under the age of 40 make up the majority of populations in Spring and Klein, Harris County and the state of Texas.


Hispanic or Latino and white residents make up the majority of populations in Spring and Klein, Harris County and the state of Texas.


The percent of the population that attained a high school diploma increased from 2014 to 2019 across Spring and Klein, Harris County and the state of Texas.


The percent of the population that attained a bachelor's degree or higher increased from 2014 to 2019 across Spring and Klein, Harris County and the state of Texas.


Office and administrative support occupations employ the most resident of any other sector in Spring and Klein, Harris County and the state of Texas.


The Spring and Klein area has a higher percentage of married households compared to Harris County and the state of Texas. Additionally, the state of Texas has a higher percentage of veterans than Spring and Klein and Harris County, while Spring and Klein has a higher percentage of residents with internet access than Harris County or the state of Texas. Spring and Klein has a higher percentage of its population that drives a car, truck or van to work, while a higher percentage of Harris County's population takes public transportation to work.


LOCAL ELECTED OFFICIALS

Harris County Commissioners Court


Judge: Lina Hidalgo

Precinct 1: Rodney Ellis

Precinct 2: Adrian Garcia


Precinct 3: Tom S. Ramsey

Precinct 4: R. Jack Cagle

Klein ISD board of trustees

Position 1: Georgan Reitmeier

Position 2: Doug James

Position 3: Chris Todd

Position 4: Julie Benes

Position 5: Ronnie Anderson

Position 6: Cathy Arellano

Position 7: Rob Ellis

Spring ISD board of trustees

Position 1: Deborah Jensen

Position 2: Kelly P. Hodges

Position 3: Justine Durant

Position 4: Winford Adams Jr.

Position 5: Rhonda Newhouse

Position 6: Donald R. Davis

Position 7: Jana Gonzales

Cy-Fair ISD board of trustees

Position 1: Tom Jackson

Position 2: Julie Hinaman

Position 3: Gilbert Sarabia

Position 4: Debbie Blackshear

Position 5: John Ogletree

Position 6: Don Ryan

Position 7: Bob R. Covey
By Hannah Zedaker
Born and raised in Cypress, Texas, Hannah Zedaker graduated from Sam Houston State University in 2016 with a bachelor's degree in mass communication and a minor in political science. She began as an intern with Community Impact Newspaper in 2015 and was hired upon graduation as a reporter for The Woodlands edition in May 2016. In January 2019, she was promoted to serve as the editor of the Spring/Klein edition where she covers Spring ISD and Harris County Commissioners Court, in addition to business, development and transportation news.


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