According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.8 square miles (4.7 km²), of which, 0.6 square miles (1.6 km²) of it is land and 1.2 square miles (3.2 km²) of it (66.67%) is water.
There were 20 households out of which 10.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 40.0% were married couples living together, 5.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 45.0% were non-families. 25.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.90 and the average family size was 2.18.
In the town the population was spread out with 10.5% under the age of 18, 5.3% from 18 to 24, 26.3% from 25 to 44, 42.1% from 45 to 64, and 15.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 48 years. For every 100 females there were 171.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 142.9 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $25,500, and the median income for a family was $11,875. Males had a median income of $27,500 versus $14,688 for females. The per capita income for the town was $15,900. There were 25.0% of families and 18.2% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and none of those over 64.
The city is also served by Brazosport College.
The city is served by the Brazoria County Library System.