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Population (year 2000): 15,591. Estimated population in July 2005: 15,651 (+0.4% change)
Males: 6,072 (38.9%), Females: 9,519 (61.1%)

Coryell County

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Median resident age: 35.4 years
Median household income: $29,534 (year 2000)
Median house value: $53,600 (year 2000)

Gatesville, TX residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Gatesville:

  • White Non-Hispanic (57.3%)
  • Black (27.0%)
  • Hispanic (14.7%)
  • Other race (8.5%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (7.1%), German (4.2%), Irish (3.4%), English (2.7%), Scotch-Irish (1.1%).

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Land area: 8.7 square miles

Gatesville,

For population 25 years and over in Gatesville

  • High school or higher: 59.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Gatesville city

  • Never married: 10.7%
  • Now married: 72.3%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 6.2%

1.4% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +3,625 (+30.3%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: TX (22.9 miles Killeen, pop. 86,911).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: TX Austin, (78.6 miles pop. 656,562).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Dallas, (114.6 miles pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Mountain, TX (4.0 miles South TX (15.5 miles Oglesby, TX Crawford, (21.1 miles Hood, TX (21.4 miles Fort TX (21.9 miles McGregor, TX (22.9 miles Killeen, Mills, TX (23.7 miles Valley Gap, TX (24.2 miles Cranfills


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 5 buildings, average cost: $71,000
  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $53,200
  • 1998: 12 buildings, average cost: $49,100
  • 1999: 16 buildings, average cost: $71,300
  • 2000: 9 buildings, average cost: $56,900
  • 2001: 9 buildings, average cost: $63,800
  • 2002: 12 buildings, average cost: $73,700
  • 2003: 15 buildings, average cost: $82,100
  • 2004: 11 buildings, average cost: $79,400
  • 2005: 15 buildings, average cost: $105,800

Latitude: 31.44 N, Longitude: 97.74 W

Area code: 254


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

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (20.3%), Public administration (16.9%), Retail trade (12.9%), Construction (11.8%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,405 (+9.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,486 (53.5%)


 

Crime in Gatesville by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 1 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 6.4 0.0 0.0
Rapes 6 5 2 4
    per 100,000 38.5 32.1 12.8 25.7
Robberies 1 0 1 1
    per 100,000 6.4 0.0 6.4 6.4
Assaults 31 44 35 34
    per 100,000 198.8 282.2 224.5 218.1
Burglaries 52 54 67 55
    per 100,000 333.5 346.4 429.7 352.8
Thefts 173 154 103 156
    per 100,000 1109.6 987.7 660.6 1000.6
Auto thefts 4 4 3 11
    per 100,000 25.7 25.7 19.2 70.6
126.9 141.5 110.0 126.2


Average climate in Gatesville, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Gatesville,

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Gatesville-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 113% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/6/1973, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 22.1 miles away from the Gatesville city center .

On 4/21/1952, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.1 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Bart Bryant - PGA Tour Golf player (born: 11/18/62), Mike Weaver - (born 1952) world boxing champion.


Hospital/medical center in Gatesville:
  • CORYELL MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (1507 W MAIN STREET)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Gatesville:
  • METROPLEX HOSPITAL (about 29 miles; KILLEEN, TX)
  • GOODALL WITCHER HEALTHCARE FOUNDATION (about 29 miles; CLIFTON, TX)
  • SCOTT & WHITE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 33 miles; TEMPLE, TX)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Gatesville:
  • KILLEEN MUNI (about 25 miles; KILLEEN, TX; ID: ILE)
  • ROBERT GRAY AAF (about 27 miles; FORT HOOD/KILLEEN, TX; ID: GRK)
  • DRAUGHON-MILLER CENTRAL TEXAS REGIONAL (about 31 miles; TEMPLE, TX; ID: TPL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Gatesville:
  • CITY-COUNTY (about 4 miles; GATESVILLE, TX; ID: 05F)
  • HOOD AAF (about 21 miles; FORT HOOD(KILLEEN), TX; ID: HLR)
  • VALLEY MILLS MUNI (about 26 miles; VALLEY MILLS, TX; ID: 9F1)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gatesville:
  • CENTRAL TEXAS COLLEGE (about 25 miles; KILLEEN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 6,777)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MARY HARDIN-BAYLOR (about 31 miles; BELTON, TX; FT enrollment: 2,257)
  • TEMPLE COLLEGE (about 35 miles; TEMPLE, TX; FT enrollment: 2,054)
  • MCLENNAN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 40 miles; WACO, TX; FT enrollment: 3,658)
  • BAYLOR UNIVERSITY (about 44 miles; WACO, TX; FT enrollment: 13,183)
  • TEXAS STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE-WACO (about 47 miles; WACO, TX; FT enrollment: 3,218)
  • TARLETON STATE UNIVERSITY (about 63 miles; STEPHENVILLE, TX; FT enrollment: 6,068)
Public high school in Gatesville:
  • GATESVILLE H S (Students: 810; Location: 311 S LOVERS LN; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Gatesville:
  • GATESVILLE INT (Students: 565; Location: 311 S LOVERS LN; Grades: 04 - 06)
  • GATESVILLE PRI (Students: 452; Location: 311 S LOVERS LN; Grades: PK - 01)
  • GATESVILLE J H (Students: 414; Location: 311 S LOVERS LN; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • GATESVILLE EL (Students: 375; Location: 311 S LOVERS LN; Grades: 02 - 03)
Private primary/middle school in Gatesville:
  • TRINITY BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 38; Location: 1506 WEST MAIN STREET; Grades: PK - 4)
Library in Gatesville:
  • GATESVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $137,073; Location: 811 E MAIN ST; 32,735 books; 1,100 audio materials; 1,600 video materials; 50 serial subscriptions)

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Gatesville compared to Texas state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Strongest AM radio stations in Gatesville:
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KRZX (1660 AM; 10 kW; WACO, TX; Owner: VAN D. GOODALL, JR.)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KBBW (1010 AM; 10 kW; WACO-MARLIN, TX; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING OF TEXAS)
  • KRZI (1580 AM; 10 kW; WACO, TX; Owner: VAN D. GOODALL, JR.)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Gatesville:
  • KVLZ (98.3 FM; GATESVILLE, TX; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WACO-FM (99.9 FM; WACO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWTX-FM (97.5 FM; WACO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBGO (95.7 FM; WACO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KNCT-FM (91.3 FM; KILLEEN, TX; Owner: CENTRAL TEXAS COLLEGE)
  • KDHT (93.3 FM; CEDAR PARK, TX; Owner: EMMIS AUSTIN RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
  • KHHL (98.9 FM; LEANDER, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KWOW (104.1 FM; CLIFTON, TX; Owner: M&M BROADCASTERS, LTD.)
  • KLFX (107.3 FM; NOLANVILLE, TX; Owner: SHELDON BROADCASTING, LTD.)
  • KSSM (103.1 FM; COPPERAS COVE, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KVLT (88.5 FM; TEMPLE, TX; Owner: AMERICAN EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KUSJ (105.5 FM; HARKER HEIGHTS, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KBDE (89.9 FM; TEMPLE, TX; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KOOC (106.3 FM; BELTON, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KLTD (101.7 FM; TEMPLE, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Gatesville:
  • KWKT (Channel 44; WACO, TX; Owner: COMCORP OF TEXAS LICENSE CORP.)
  • KXXV (Channel 25; WACO, TX; Owner: CENTEX TELEVISION LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWTX-TV (Channel 10; WACO, TX; Owner: KWTX-KBTX LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KCEN-TV (Channel 6; TEMPLE, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 6, INC.)
  • KNCT (Channel 46; BELTON, TX; Owner: CENTRAL TEXAS COLLEGE)
  • KAKW (Channel 62; KILLEEN, TX; Owner: KAKW LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KWBU-TV (Channel 34; WACO, TX; Owner: BRAZOS VALLEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)

 

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