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Population (year 2000): 10,945. Estimated population in July 2005: 10,884 (-0.6% change)
Males: 5,245 (47.9%), Females: 5,700 (52.1%)

Wharton County

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Median resident age: 34.1 years
Median household income: $30,694 (year 2000)
Median house value: $57,400 (year 2000)

El Campo, TX residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in El Campo:

  • White Non-Hispanic (48.9%)
  • Hispanic (38.7%)
  • Other race (16.7%)
  • Black (11.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.8%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Czech (11.9%), German (11.6%), Irish (7.1%), United States (4.6%), English (4.5%), Danish (2.0%).Campo, Texas forum

Land area: 7.5 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in El Campo

  • High school or higher: 67.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.6%
  • Unemployed: 6.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in El Campo city

  • Never married: 24.3%
  • Now married: 54.8%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 9.0%
  • Divorced: 9.8%

7.5% Foreign born (7.0% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -56 (-0.5%).

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Land, TX (53.2 miles Sugar pop. 63,328).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: TX Houston, (72.6 miles )

Nearest cities: TX (11.1 miles Louise, TX Wharton, (14.7 miles )

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1996: 17 buildings, average cost: $100,200
  • 1997: 18 buildings, average cost: $100,200
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $131,000
  • 1999: 9 buildings, average cost: $137,600
  • 2000: 25 buildings, average cost: $119,100
  • 2001: 17 buildings, average cost: $88,000
  • 2003: 15 buildings, average cost: $95,700
  • 2004: 12 buildings, average cost: $190,600
  • 2005: 13 buildings, average cost: $123,200

Latitude: 29.20 N, Longitude: 96.27 W

Area code: 979

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

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (20.7%), Manufacturing (14.9%), Retail trade (14.8%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +706 (+6.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,592 (58.5%)

Crime in El Campo by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 1 0 0 1 0 0
    per 100,000 9.1 0.0 0.0 9.1 0.0 0.0
Rapes 8 11 6 7 6 7
    per 100,000 73.1 100.5 54.8 64.0 54.8 64.0
Robberies 9 10 5 3 7 6
    per 100,000 82.2 91.4 45.7 27.4 64.0 54.8
Assaults 23 37 46 44 41 28
    per 100,000 210.1 338.1 420.3 402.0 374.6 255.8
Burglaries 80 120 173 125 131 113
    per 100,000 730.9 1096.4 1580.6 1142.1 1196.9 1032.4
Thefts 290 509 494 350 339 362
    per 100,000 2649.6 4650.5 4513.5 3197.8 3097.3 3307.4
Auto thefts 13 43 28 25 21 24
    per 100,000 118.8 392.9 255.8 228.4 191.9 219.3
271.7 429.4 431.3 349.5 339.1 315.3

Average climate in El Campo, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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El Campo-area historical tornado activity is near Texas state average. It is 64% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1966, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.7 miles away from the El Campo city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 9/20/1967, a category 3 tornado 19.1 miles away from the city center injured 3 people.


Hospital/medical center in El Campo:
  • EL CAMPO MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (303 SANDY CORNER RD)
Other hospitals/medical centers near El Campo:
  • GULF COAST MEDICAL CENTER (about 15 miles; WHARTON, TX)
  • RICE MEDICAL CENTER (about 27 miles; EAGLE LAKE, TX)
  • MATAGORDA GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 30 miles; BAY CITY, TX)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to El Campo:
  • VICTORIA REGIONAL (about 51 miles; VICTORIA, TX; ID: VCT)
  • BRAZORIA COUNTY (about 58 miles; ANGLETON/LAKE JACKSON, TX; ID: LBX)
  • WILLIAM P HOBBY (about 76 miles; HOUSTON, TX; ID: HOU)
Other public-use airports nearest to El Campo:
  • WHARTON RGNL (about 10 miles; WHARTON, TX; ID: 5R5)
  • FLYING V RANCH (about 11 miles; LOUISE, TX; ID: T26)
  • LACKEY AVIATION (about 20 miles; WHARTON, TX; ID: 94R)

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
Police - Other 12 $22,974 $22,974 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 21 $62,658 $35,804 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 3 $5,086 $20,344 1 $1,222
Other Government Administration 3 $10,506 $42,024 0 $0
Financial Administration 3 $8,274 $33,096 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 8 $19,690 $29,535 0 $0
Health 9 $30,916 $41,221 2 $560
Solid Waste Management 1 $2,120 $25,440 0 $0
Sewerage 2 $4,698 $28,188 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 6 $11,512 $23,024 0 $0
Water Supply 14 $32,676 $28,008 0 $0
Firefighters 0 $0   1 $780
Streets and Highways 12 $25,266 $25,266 0 $0
Totals for Government 94 $236,376 $30,175 4 $2,562
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to El Campo:
  • WHARTON COUNTY JUNIOR COLLEGE (about 15 miles; WHARTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,124)
  • VICTORIA COLLEGE (about 57 miles; VICTORIA, TX; FT enrollment: 2,511)
  • HOUSTON BAPTIST UNIVERSITY (about 63 miles; HOUSTON, TX; FT enrollment: 2,273)
  • PRAIRIE VIEW A & M UNIVERSITY (about 64 miles; PRAIRIE VIEW, TX; FT enrollment: 5,823)
  • BLINN COLLEGE (about 69 miles; BRENHAM, TX; FT enrollment: 8,448)
  • RICE UNIVERSITY (about 69 miles; HOUSTON, TX; FT enrollment: 4,158)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ST THOMAS (about 72 miles; HOUSTON, TX; FT enrollment: 2,541)
Public high school in El Campo:
  • EL CAMPO H S (Students: 1,080; Location: 600 W NORRIS ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in El Campo:
  • EL CAMPO MIDDLE (Students: 813; Location: 1401 MLK BLVD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • MYATT EL (Students: 579; Location: 501 W WEBB; Grades: PK - 01)
  • NORTHSIDE EL (Students: 532; Location: 2610 MEADOW LN; Grades: 04 - 05)
  • HUTCHINS EL (Students: 492; Location: 1006 ROBERTS; Grades: 02 - 03)
Private primary/middle schools in El Campo:
  • ST PHILIP CATHOLIC ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 225; Location: 302 WEST CHURCH STREET; Grades: KG - 8)
  • PRESBYTERIAN PRE-SCHOOL (Students: 52; Location: 312 DEPOT; Grades: PK - KG)

Notable location: El Campo Museum of Art, History, and Natural Science (A).

Cemeteries: Swedish Cemetery (1), Saint Phillips Cemetery (2).

Parks in El Campo include: Ricebird Stadium (1), Friendship Park (2).


El Campo compared to Texas 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.
  • Number of college students below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in El Campo:
  • KULP (1390 AM; 1 kW; EL CAMPO, TX; Owner: WHARTON COUNTY RADIO, INC.)
  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)
  • KTMR (1130 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EDNA, TX; Owner: SIGA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KREH (900 AM; 5 kW; PECAN GROVE, TX)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KEYH (850 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSEV (700 AM; 15 kW; TOMBALL, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KRTX (980 AM; 5 kW; ROSENBURG/RICHMOND, TX)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • DKFCC (1270 AM; 3 kW; BAY CITY, TX; Owner: CHAMELEON RADIO CORPORATION)
Strongest FM radio stations in El Campo:
  • K208DK (89.5 FM; EL CAMPO, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL EVANGELISM)
  • KIOX-FM (96.9 FM; EL CAMPO, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KXGJ (101.7 FM; BAY CITY, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KGUL (96.1 FM; EDNA, TX; Owner: LAGRANGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KRBE (104.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KBXX (97.9 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KHJZ-FM (95.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KHMX (96.5 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KILT-FM (100.3 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KKBQ-FM (92.9 FM; PASADENA, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KLOL (101.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KODA (99.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTBZ-FM (94.5 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KZRC (92.5 FM; MARKHAM, TX; Owner: LBR ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KMKS (102.5 FM; BAY CITY, TX; Owner: SANDLIN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • K216EI (91.1 FM; LOUISE, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL EVANGELISM)
TV broadcast stations around El Campo:
  • KHOU-TV (Channel 11; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KHOU-TV, L.P.)
  • KPRC-TV (Channel 2; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, HOUSTON, LP)
  • KTBU (Channel 55; CONROE, TX; Owner: HUMANITY INTERESTED MEDIA, INC.)
  • KPXB (Channel 49; CONROE, TX; Owner: PAXSON HOUSTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • KTXH (Channel 20; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KFTH (Channel 67; ALVIN, TX; Owner: TELEFUTURA HOUSTON LLC)
  • KNWS-TV (Channel 51; KATY, TX; Owner: JOHNSON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXLN-TV (Channel 45; ROSENBERG, TX; Owner: KXLN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KHWB (Channel 39; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KHWB, INC.)
  • KRIV (Channel 26; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KZJL (Channel 61; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KZJL LICENSE CORP.)
  • KETH (Channel 14; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TV, INC.)
  • KTRK-TV (Channel 13; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KTRK TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KUHT (Channel 8; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON SYSTEM)
  • KVDO-LP (Channel 69; CLEAR LAKE, TX; Owner: FAR EASTERN TELECASTERS)

 

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