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Population (year 2000): 11,508. Estimated population in July 2005: 12,650 (+9.9% change)
Males: 5,623 (48.9%), Females: 5,885 (51.1%)

Bexar County

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Median resident age: 32.5 years
Median household income: $47,947 (year 2000)
Median house value: $78,800 (year 2000)

Converse, TX residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Converse:

  • White Non-Hispanic (52.9%)
  • Hispanic (29.4%)
  • Black (13.0%)
  • Other race (10.7%)
  • Two or more races (4.0%)
  • American Indian (1.4%)
  • Filipino (0.8%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (17.0%), Irish (8.5%), United States (6.9%), English (5.4%), Italian (3.9%), French (3.3%).Texas forum

Land area: 6.3 square miles

Converse,

For population 25 years and over in Converse

  • High school or higher: 89.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.5%
  • Unemployed: 6.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Converse city

  • Never married: 21.2%
  • Now married: 63.5%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 3.1%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

5.9% Foreign born (2.4% Latin America, 2.0% Asia, 1.1% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +2,539 (+28.3%).

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Antonio, TX San (14.4 miles )

Nearest cities: City, TX (2.5 miles Universal Oak, TX Live (2.9 miles )

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1996: 131 buildings, average cost: $88,000
  • 1997: 46 buildings, average cost: $81,800
  • 1998: 84 buildings, average cost: $89,600
  • 1999: 91 buildings, average cost: $99,900
  • 2000: 87 buildings, average cost: $99,900
  • 2001: 55 buildings, average cost: $85,400
  • 2002: 13 buildings, average cost: $59,100
  • 2003: 14 buildings, average cost: $59,100
  • 2004: 246 buildings, average cost: $119,400
  • 2005: 492 buildings, average cost: $122,500

Latitude: 29.52 N, Longitude: 98.31 W

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

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (19.1%), Retail trade (16.4%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,380 (-29.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 490 (8.4%)

Crime in Converse by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 6 13 13 11 10 4
    per 100,000 52.1 113.0 113.0 95.6 86.9 34.8
Robberies 2 2 7 2 6 2
    per 100,000 17.4 17.4 60.8 17.4 52.1 17.4
Assaults 2 11 6 7 7 6
    per 100,000 17.4 95.6 52.1 60.8 60.8 52.1
Burglaries 58 42 52 69 67 51
    per 100,000 504.0 365.0 451.9 599.6 582.2 443.2
Thefts 112 139 172 191 214 183
    per 100,000 973.2 1207.9 1494.6 1659.7 1859.6 1590.2
Auto thefts 18 27 25 23 23 11
    per 100,000 156.4 234.6 217.2 199.9 199.9 95.6
116.3 162.1 182.7 180.0 193.7 131.8

Average climate in Converse, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Converse,

Converse-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 29% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/1953, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 26.8 miles away from the Converse city center killed 2 people and injured 15 people.

On 4/28/1953, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.6 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 5 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Converse:
  • COMPASS HOSP OF SAN ANTONIO,THE (about 8 miles; SAN ANTONIO, TX)
  • MISSION VISTA HOSPITAL CO (about 8 miles; SAN ANTONIO, TX)
  • LAUREL RIDGE A BROWN SCHOOLS PSY HOSP (about 11 miles; SAN ANTONIO, TX)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Converse:
  • SAN ANTONIO INTL (about 11 miles; SAN ANTONIO, TX; ID: SAT)
  • LACKLAND AFB (KELLY FLD ANNEX) (about 20 miles; SAN ANTONIO, TX; ID: SKF)
  • AUSTIN-BERGSTROM INTL (about 65 miles; AUSTIN, TX; ID: AUS)
Other public-use airports nearest to Converse:
  • RANDOLPH AFB (about 4 miles; UNIVERSAL CITY, TX; ID: RND)
  • TWIN-OAKS (about 11 miles; SAN ANTONIO, TX; ID: T94)
  • STINSON MUNI (about 17 miles; SAN ANTONIO, TX; ID: SSF)

Amtrak station near Converse:
  • 14 miles: SAN ANTONIO (224 HOEFGEN ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, call for taxi service.
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
Firefighters 25 $55,226 $26,508 0 $0
Financial Administration 1 $4,091 $49,092 0 $0
Fire - Other 0 $0   2 $1,408
Streets and Highways 15 $24,281 $19,424 0 $0
Health 1 $1,765 $21,180 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 4 $5,969 $17,907 0 $0
Water Supply 16 $25,612 $19,209 0 $0
Local Libraries 1 $2,106 $25,272 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 5 $10,539 $25,293 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 1 $1,935 $23,220 0 $0
Other Government Administration 3 $14,203 $56,812 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 1 $2,267 $27,204 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 23 $67,452 $35,192 0 $0
Police - Other 5 $9,886 $23,726 0 $0
Totals for Government 101 $225,330 $26,771 2 $1,408
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Converse:
  • UNIVERSITY OF THE INCARNATE WORD (about 11 miles; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,734)
  • ST PHILIPS COLLEGE (about 13 miles; SAN ANTONIO, TX; FT enrollment: 4,778)
  • SAN ANTONIO COLLEGE (about 14 miles; SAN ANTONIO, TX; FT enrollment: 11,226)
  • TRINITY UNIVERSITY (about 14 miles; SAN ANTONIO, TX; FT enrollment: 2,474)
  • OUR LADY OF THE LAKE UNIVERSITY-SAN ANTONIO (about 16 miles; SAN ANTONIO, TX; FT enrollment: 2,312)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS HEALTH SCIENCE-SAN ANTONIO (about 18 miles; SAN ANTONIO, TX; FT enrollment: 2,303)
  • ST MARYS UNIVERSITY (about 18 miles; SAN ANTONIO, TX; FT enrollment: 3,588)
Public high school in Converse:
  • JUDSON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 4,778; Location: 9142 FM 78; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Converse:
  • ELOLF EL (Students: 736; Location: 6335 BEECH TRL; Grades: PK - 05)
  • MILLER POINT EL (Students: 665; Location: 7027 MISTY RDG; Grades: PK - 05)
  • CONVERSE EL (Students: 563; Location: 102 SCHOOL ST; Grades: PK - 05)
  • ALTER SCH (Students: 103; Location: 9327 SCHAEFER; Grades: 06 - 12)
  • THOMPSON CTR (Students: 3; Location: 8555 E LOOP 1604; Grades: KG - 12)
Private primary/middle school in Converse:
  • ST MONICA CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 255; Location: 515 NORTH ST PO BOX 429; Grades: 1 - 6)
Library in Converse:
  • CONVERSE AREA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $41,905; Location: 402 SEGUIN ST; 9,279 books; 452 audio materials; 683 video materials; 8 serial subscriptions)

Churches in Converse include: Agape Fellowship Baptist Church (A), Converse First Baptist Church (B), New Life Baptist Church (C), Northeast Hispanic Baptist Church (D), Catholic Church of Converse (E).

Cemeteries: Hermano Cemetery (1), San Pedro Cemetery (2).

Reservoir: Soil Conservation Service Site 4 Reservoir (A).

Parks in Converse include: Judson Stadium (1), Randolph Stadium (2), Converse City Park (3).


Converse compared to Texas state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Converse:
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KDRY (1100 AM; 11 kW; ALAMO HEIGHTS, TX; Owner: KDRY RADIO, INC.)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTSA (550 AM; 5 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF SAN ANTONIO)
  • KSAH (720 AM; 10 kW; UNIVERSAL CITY, TX; Owner: KSAH LICENSING, INC.)
  • KLUP (930 AM; 5 kW; TERRELL HILLS, TX; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSLR (630 AM; 5 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF TEXAS, INC.)
  • KONO (860 AM; 5 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KXTN (1310 AM; 5 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KENS (1160 AM; 25 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: KENS-TV, INC.)
  • KEDA (1540 AM; 5 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: D & E BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KCHL (1480 AM; 3 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: MARTIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Converse:
  • KXTN-FM (107.5 FM; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KROM (92.9 FM; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KSMG (105.3 FM; SEGUIN, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KISS-FM (99.5 FM; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KXXM (96.1 FM; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KQXT-FM (101.9 FM; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTFM (102.7 FM; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF SAN ANTONIO)
  • KZEP-FM (104.5 FM; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: TEXAS LOTUS LTD.)
  • KCYY (100.3 FM; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KYFS (90.9 FM; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KONO-FM (101.1 FM; HELOTES, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KSTX (89.1 FM; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: TEXAS PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KAJA (97.3 FM; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KCJZ (106.7 FM; TERRELL HILLS, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • K237AS (95.3 FM; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KLEY-FM (94.1 FM; FLORESVILLE, TX; Owner: KLEY LICENSING, INC.)
  • K279AB (103.7 FM; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: WILDCATTER WIRELESS, LLC)
  • KBBT (98.5 FM; SCHERTZ, TX; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KTSW (89.9 FM; SAN MARCOS, TX; Owner: SOUTHWEST TEXAS STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KPAC (88.3 FM; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: TEXAS PUBLIC RADIO)
TV broadcast stations around Converse:
  • KJLF-LP (Channel 7; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: B COMMUNICATIONS JOINT VENTURE)
  • KXTM-LP (Channel 21; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: HUMBERTO LOPEZ)
  • KENS-TV (Channel 5; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: KENS-TV, INC.)
  • KVDA (Channel 60; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF TEXAS PARTNERSHIP, LP)
  • KLRN (Channel 9; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: ALAMO PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COUNCIL)
  • KABB (Channel 29; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: KABB LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KWEX-TV (Channel 41; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: KWEX LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • WOAI-TV (Channel 4; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSAA-LP (Channel 28; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KSAT-TV (Channel 12; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, SAN ANTONIO, LP)
  • KFTO-CA (Channel 67; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: TELEFUTURA PARTNERSHIP OF SAN ANTONIO)
  • KHCE (Channel 23; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: SAN ANTONIO COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TV, INC.)
  • KEVI-LP (Channel 25; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: KEVIN ORTIZ)
  • KRRT (Channel 35; KERRVILLE, TX; Owner: SAN ANTONIO (KRRT-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • KMHZ-LP (Channel 65; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: LOUIS MARTINEZ FAMILY GROUP, LLC)
  • KNIC-CA (Channel 17; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: TELEFUTURA PARTNERSHIP OF SAN ANTONIO)
  • KQVE-LP (Channel 46; La VERNIA, TX; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • K52EA (Channel 52; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K45FJ (Channel 45; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K31EX (Channel 31; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KBNB-LP (Channel 10; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: B COMMUNICATIONS JOINT VENTURE)
  • KTDF-LP (Channel 18; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: JOSEPH W. SHAFFER)
  • K45DX (Channel 45; FLORESVILLE, TX; Owner: TELEFUTURA PARTNERSHIP OF FLORESVILLE)
  • KGMM-CA (Channel 58; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CABALLERO TELEVISION TEXAS, L.L.C.)
  • KPXL (Channel 26; UVALDE, TX; Owner: PAXSON SAN ANTONIO LICENSE, INC.)

 

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