Pleak, Texas

Coordinates: 29°29′3″N 95°48′36″W / 29.48417°N 95.81000°W / 29.48417; -95.81000
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Pleak, Texas
"A small village with big expectations"[1]
Location of Pleak, Texas
Location of Pleak, Texas
Coordinates: 29°29′3″N 95°48′36″W / 29.48417°N 95.81000°W / 29.48417; -95.81000
CountryUnited States
CountyFort Bend
 • Total1.85 sq mi (4.79 km2)
 • Land1.82 sq mi (4.73 km2)
 • Water0.03 sq mi (0.07 km2)
85 ft (26 m)
 • Total1,044
 • Estimate 
 • Density917.81/sq mi (354.43/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
Area code281
FIPS code48-58088[4]
GNIS feature ID1378879[5]

Pleak is a village in Fort Bend County, Texas, United States, within the Houston–Sugar Land–Baytown metropolitan area. It is on Texas State Highway 36 south of Rosenberg. Its population was 1,044 at the 2010 census.[6]


Pleak is south of the center of Fort Bend County, at 29°29'3" North, 95°48'36" West (29.484144, –95.810087).[7] From Pleak, Texas Highway 36 leads 4.5 miles (7.2 km) north to the center of Rosenberg and 8 miles (13 km) south to Needville.

According to the United States Census Bureau, Pleak has a total area of 2.0 square miles (5.1 km2), of which 0.035 square miles (0.09 km2), or 1.86%, is water.[6]


Historical population
2019 (est.)1,675[3]60.4%
U.S. Decennial Census[8]

As of the 2000 census,[4] 947 people, 318 households and 269 families resided in the village. The population density was 473.8 inhabitants per square mile (182.9/km2). There were 325 housing units at an average density of 162.6 per square mile (62.8/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 80.04% White, 4.33% African American, 0.32% Native American, 0.32% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 13.94% from other races, and 1.06% from two or more races. 29.25% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 318 households, out of which 38.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 71.1% were married couples living together, 8.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 15.1% were non-families. 12.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 4.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.98 and the average family size was 3.22.

In the village, the population was spread out, with 27.1% under the age of 18, 8.3% from 18 to 24, 27.9% from 25 to 44, 28.2% from 45 to 64, and 8.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females, there were 98.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.0 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $52,188, and the median income for a family was $56,364. Males had a median income of $35,313 versus $25,625 for females. The per capita income for the village was $20,773. 4.5% of the population and 3.4% of families were below the poverty line. 6.0% of those under the age of 18 and 0.0% of those 65 and older were living below the poverty line.

Government and infrastructire[edit]

Fort Bend County does not have a hospital district. OakBend Medical Center serves as the county's charity hospital which the county contracts with.[9]


Most of Pleak is a part of the Lamar Consolidated Independent School District while a small portion is in the Needville Independent School District.[10]

The LCISD portion is zoned to Wright Junior High School (grades 6–8),[11] and Randle High School.[12] The LCISD portion was zoned to Meyer Elementary, Navarro Middle School, George Junior High, and B.F. Terry High School.[13] Wright and Randle opened in 2021.[14]

The Needville portion is zoned to Needville High School.



  1. ^ Village of Pleak official website
  2. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 7, 2020.
  3. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". United States Census Bureau. May 24, 2020. Retrieved May 27, 2020.
  4. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 31, 2008.
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved January 31, 2008.
  6. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Pleak village, Texas". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved September 1, 2016.[dead link]
  7. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. February 12, 2011. Retrieved April 23, 2011.
  8. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  9. ^ Knipp, Bethany (November 2, 2016). "Fort Bend County lacks hospital district". Community Impact Newspaper. Retrieved October 18, 2021.
  10. ^ "2020 CENSUS - SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENCE MAP: Fort Bend County, TX" (PDF). U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved September 21, 2022.
  11. ^ "Randle-Wright Board Approved Zones 9-17-2020" (PDF). Lamar Consolidated Independent School District. Retrieved September 21, 2022.
  12. ^ "High School Attendance Zones" (PDF). Lamar Consolidated Independent School District. Retrieved September 21, 2022. - Compare with the census map.
  13. ^ "Lamar CISD Attendance Zones Archived 2011-08-12 at the Wayback Machine." (Direct file link Archived 2011-08-12 at the Wayback Machine) Lamar Consolidated Independent School District. Retrieved on July 2, 2010. Also see the high school attendance zones prior to the 2021 openings of Wright JHS and Randle HS
  14. ^ Washington, Chad (November 19, 2020). "Randle High School to be Lions, wear silver and black". Fort Bend Herald. Retrieved September 21, 2022.

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