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Population (year 2000): 14,623. Estimated population in July 2005: 15,530 (+6.2% change)
Males: 7,125 (48.7%), Females: 7,498 (51.3%)

Bell County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 28.4 years
Median household income: $32,052 (year 2000)
Median house value: $64,900 (year 2000)

Belton, TX residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Belton:

  • White Non-Hispanic (64.2%)
  • Hispanic (25.1%)
  • Other race (14.8%)
  • Black (8.1%)
  • Two or more races (2.7%)
  • American Indian (1.3%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (11.4%), Irish (8.8%), United States (8.0%), English (6.3%), Scotch-Irish (3.7%), Italian (2.1%).Texas forum

Land area: 12.5 square miles

Belton,

For population 25 years and over in Belton

  • High school or higher: 73.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.4%
  • Unemployed: 10.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Belton city

  • Never married: 27.2%
  • Now married: 54.8%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 9.0%

7.8% Foreign born (6.2% Latin America, 1.1% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +2,050 (+16.3%).

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: TX Temple, (7.4 miles www.HarkerHeightsRealEstate.com )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: TX Austin, (56.0 miles pop. 656,562).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Dallas, (129.0 miles pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Point Resort, TX (6.8 miles Morgan's TX Temple, (7.4 miles TX Salado, (8.7 miles River-Academy, TX (9.0 miles Little TX (10.1 miles Nolanville, TX Holland, (13.0 miles Heights, TX Harker (13.2 miles TX Troy, (14.9 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 33 buildings, average cost: $142,100
  • 1997: 42 buildings, average cost: $106,200
  • 1998: 41 buildings, average cost: $131,500
  • 1999: 28 buildings, average cost: $133,300
  • 2000: 38 buildings, average cost: $124,200
  • 2001: 34 buildings, average cost: $135,400
  • 2002: 88 buildings, average cost: $103,100
  • 2003: 87 buildings, average cost: $195,400
  • 2004: 104 buildings, average cost: $162,900
  • 2005: 114 buildings, average cost: $152,000

Latitude: 31.06 N, Longitude: 97.46 W

Area code: 254

Belton, Texas business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (29.7%), Manufacturing (14.1%), Retail trade (11.1%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +609 (+4.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,793 (30.9%)

Crime in Belton by Year

Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 2 0 0 1 0
    per 100,000 13.7 0.0 0.0 6.8 0.0
Rapes 0 0 0 0 3
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 20.5
Robberies 5 5 7 10 5
    per 100,000 34.2 34.2 47.9 68.4 34.2
Assaults 23 31 29 16 31
    per 100,000 157.3 212.0 198.3 109.4 212.0
Burglaries 80 138 130 143 82
    per 100,000 547.1 943.7 889.0 977.9 560.8
Thefts 311 384 459 346 333
    per 100,000 2126.8 2626.0 3138.9 2366.1 2277.2
Auto thefts 11 8 12 33 31
    per 100,000 75.2 54.7 82.1 225.7 212.0
184.8 228.1 248.4 230.4 208.2

Average climate in Belton, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Belton,

Belton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 109% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/27/1997, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 19.7 miles away from the Belton city center killed 27 people and injured 12 people and caused $40 million in damages.

On 5/6/1973, a category 5 tornado 39.5 miles away from the city center .

Birthplace of: Matt Braeuer - College basketball player (Wichita State Shockers).


Hospitals/medical centers near Belton:
  • SCOTT & WHITE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; TEMPLE, TX)
  • KINGS DAUGHTERS HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; TEMPLE, TX)
  • METROPLEX HOSPITAL (about 22 miles; KILLEEN, TX)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Belton:
  • DRAUGHON-MILLER CENTRAL TEXAS REGIONAL (about 8 miles; TEMPLE, TX; ID: TPL)
  • KILLEEN MUNI (about 16 miles; KILLEEN, TX; ID: ILE)
  • ROBERT GRAY AAF (about 25 miles; FORT HOOD/KILLEEN, TX; ID: GRK)
Other public-use airports nearest to Belton:
  • HOOD AAF (about 18 miles; FORT HOOD(KILLEEN), TX; ID: HLR)
  • GEORGETOWN MUNI (about 31 miles; GEORGETOWN, TX; ID: GTU)
  • MC GREGOR EXECUTIVE (about 32 miles; WACO, TX; ID: PWG)

Amtrak stations near Belton:
  • 9 miles: TEMPLE (315 WEST AVE. B). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 19 miles: KILLEEN (ARROW TRAILWAYS, 200 E. AVENUE C) - Bus Station
Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other and Unallocable 8 $16,423 $24,634 0 $0
Fire - Other 1 $1,696 $20,352 0 $0
Firefighters 18 $47,493 $31,662 1 $549
Financial Administration 8 $19,395 $29,092 1 $850
Other Government Administration 3 $13,636 $54,544 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 0 $0   2 $2,856
Police Protection - Officers 24 $71,052 $35,526 1 $399
Police - Other 9 $12,936 $17,248 0 $0
Streets and Highways 8 $14,838 $22,257 0 $0
Health 1 $1,488 $17,856 0 $0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 2 $6,569 $39,414 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 6 $10,001 $20,002 0 $0
Water Supply 10 $18,939 $22,726 0 $0
Local Libraries 0 $0   4 $4,027
Totals for Government 98 $234,465 $28,710 9 $8,681
College/University in Belton:
  • UNIVERSITY OF MARY HARDIN-BAYLOR (Full-time enrollment: 2,257; Location: 900 COLLEGE ST BOX 8425; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.umhb.edu; Offers Master's degree)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Belton:
  • TEMPLE COLLEGE (about 8 miles; TEMPLE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,054)
  • CENTRAL TEXAS COLLEGE (about 23 miles; KILLEEN, TX; FT enrollment: 6,777)
  • MCLENNAN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 41 miles; WACO, TX; FT enrollment: 3,658)
  • BAYLOR UNIVERSITY (about 42 miles; WACO, TX; FT enrollment: 13,183)
  • TEXAS STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE-WACO (about 46 miles; WACO, TX; FT enrollment: 3,218)
  • AUSTIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 53 miles; AUSTIN, TX; FT enrollment: 12,819)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN (about 57 miles; AUSTIN, TX; FT enrollment: 46,503)
Public high schools in Belton:
  • BELTON H S (Students: 2,049; Location: 600 LK RD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • HENRY T WASKOW HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 107; Location: 320 N BLAIR; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Belton:
  • FAITH CHRISTIAN ACADAMY (Students: 37; Location: 1205 S WALKER; Grades: PK - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Belton:
  • BELTON J H (Students: 1,133; Location: 400 N WALL; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • LAKEWOOD EL (Students: 546; Location: 11200 FM 2305; Grades: KG - 04)
  • BELTON INT (Students: 522; Location: 1704 SPARTA RD; Grades: 05 - 06)
  • SPARTA EL (Students: 469; Location: 1800 SPARTA RD; Grades: PK - 04)
  • SOUTHWEST EL (Students: 464; Location: 610 SAUNDERS; Grades: PK - 04)
  • MILLER HEIGHTS EL (Students: 363; Location: 1110 FAIRWAY DR; Grades: PK - 04)
  • LEON HEIGHTS EL (Students: 275; Location: 1501 N MAIN; Grades: PK - 04)
  • CEDAR CREST CHARTER SCHOOL (Students: 58; Location: 3500 S IH 35; Grades: KG - 12)
Library in Belton:
  • LENA ARMSTRONG PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $138,871; Location: 301 E 1ST AVE; 26,426 books; 273 audio materials; 423 video materials; 24 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Belton: Baylor Female College Historic District (A), Bell County Expo Center (B), Belton Commercial Historic District (C), Belton Standpipe (D), Belton Yarn Mill (E), Leon Valley Golf Course (F), Captain Andrew Jackson Harris House (G), William Beamer House (H), F K and Mary Austin House (I), Bell County Museum (J), Belton Academy (K), Belton Farmers Gin Coop (L), Joel Elliott House (M), John P Hammersmith House (N), Walter J Lee House (O), Robert Naismith House (P), First Christian Church Parsonage (Q), Cornelison House (R), W J Venable House (S), L B Kinchion House (T).

Churches in Belton include: Christ the King Catholic Church (A), Church of Christ Belton (B), Faith Baptist Church of Belton (C), First Mexican Baptist Church (D), Belton Church of God in Christ (E), First United Methodist Church of Belton (F), Lutheran Church Prince of Peace (G), Magnolia First Baptist Church (H).

Cemeteries: East Belton Cemetery (1), South Belton Cemetery (2), North Belton Cemetery (3).

Lakes and reservoirs: Kolls Lake (A), Temple City Lake (B), Northgate Reservoir (C).

Parks in Belton include: Griggs Park (1), Beall Park (2), Griggs Field (3), Bell County Expo Center (4), Belton Jaycee Park (5), Belton Lakeview Park (6), Yettie Polk Park (7), Confederate Park (8), Continental Park (9).


Belton compared to Texas state average:
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Belton:
  • KTON (940 AM; 1 kW; BELTON, TX; Owner: SHELDON COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • KTEM (1400 AM; 1 kW; TEMPLE, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KRZX (1660 AM; 10 kW; WACO, TX; Owner: VAN D. GOODALL, JR.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KBBW (1010 AM; 10 kW; WACO-MARLIN, TX; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING OF TEXAS)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRZI (1580 AM; 10 kW; WACO, TX; Owner: VAN D. GOODALL, JR.)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KLBJ (590 AM; 5 kW; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: EMMIS AUSTIN RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Belton:
  • KOOC (106.3 FM; BELTON, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KNCT-FM (91.3 FM; KILLEEN, TX; Owner: CENTRAL TEXAS COLLEGE)
  • KLFX (107.3 FM; NOLANVILLE, TX; Owner: SHELDON BROADCASTING, LTD.)
  • KWTX-FM (97.5 FM; WACO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WACO-FM (99.9 FM; WACO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KVLT (88.5 FM; TEMPLE, TX; Owner: AMERICAN EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KUSJ (105.5 FM; HARKER HEIGHTS, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KBGO (95.7 FM; WACO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDHT (93.3 FM; CEDAR PARK, TX; Owner: EMMIS AUSTIN RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
  • KBDE (89.9 FM; TEMPLE, TX; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KHHL (98.9 FM; LEANDER, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KLTD (101.7 FM; TEMPLE, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KFMK (105.9 FM; ROUND ROCK, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KIIZ-FM (92.3 FM; KILLEEN, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSSM (103.1 FM; COPPERAS COVE, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KLRK (92.9 FM; MARLIN, TX; Owner: VAN D. GOODALL, JR.)
  • KINV (107.7 FM; GEORGETOWN, TX; Owner: SIMMONS LONE STAR MEDIA, LTD.)
TV broadcast stations around Belton:
  • KNCT (Channel 46; BELTON, TX; Owner: CENTRAL TEXAS COLLEGE)
  • KWKT (Channel 44; WACO, TX; Owner: COMCORP OF TEXAS LICENSE CORP.)
  • KCEN-TV (Channel 6; TEMPLE, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 6, INC.)
  • KXXV (Channel 25; WACO, TX; Owner: CENTEX TELEVISION LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWTX-TV (Channel 10; WACO, TX; Owner: KWTX-KBTX LICENSEE CORP.)
  • K38FN (Channel 38; WACO, TX; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • KAKW (Channel 62; KILLEEN, TX; Owner: KAKW LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KWBU-TV (Channel 34; WACO, TX; Owner: BRAZOS VALLEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • KPLE-LP (Channel 31; KILLEEN, TX; Owner: KILLEEN CHRISTIAN B/CING.CORPORATION)
  • K16CY (Channel 16; KILLEEN, TX; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)

 

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