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Population (year 2000): 15,733. Estimated population in July 2005: 15,006 (-4.6% change)
Males: 7,560 (48.1%), Females: 8,173 (51.9%)

Jefferson County

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Median resident age: 39.2 years
Median household income: $42,692 (year 2000)
Median house value: $61,000 (year 2000)

Groves, TX residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Groves:

  • White Non-Hispanic (88.2%)
  • Hispanic (7.8%)
  • Other race (2.0%)
  • Black (1.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
  • Vietnamese (1.2%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: French (18.2%), Irish (11.2%), German (10.0%), United States (9.4%), English (8.6%), French Canadian (6.3%).

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Land area: 5.2 square miles

Groves,

For population 25 years and over in Groves

  • High school or higher: 84.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Groves city

  • Never married: 17.7%
  • Now married: 63.7%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 9.1%

2.5% Foreign born (1.6% Latin America, 0.5% Asia, 0.4% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: -859 (-5.2%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Arthur, TX Port (4.6 miles pop. 57,755).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: TX Houston, (101.6 miles pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Neches, TX (3.8 miles Port Arthur, TX Port (4.6 miles TX Nederland, (5.8 miles Gardens, TX (7.5 miles Central City, TX (7.8 miles Bridge TX (13.9 miles Vidor, Orange, TX West (14.3 miles City, TX Rose (14.5 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 21 buildings, average cost: $105,100
  • 1997: 25 buildings, average cost: $101,100
  • 1998: 39 buildings, average cost: $107,100
  • 1999: 40 buildings, average cost: $107,100
  • 2000: 33 buildings, average cost: $114,700
  • 2001: 19 buildings, average cost: $125,300
  • 2002: 16 buildings, average cost: $103,100
  • 2003: 17 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2004: 15 buildings, average cost: $130,000
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $138,300

Latitude: 29.95 N, Longitude: 93.92 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 409


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

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (22.9%), Manufacturing (17.5%), Retail trade (11.6%), Construction (11.3%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,385 (-21.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,026 (14.7%)


 

Crime in Groves by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0 1 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 6.4 0.0
Rapes 0 0 0 1 0 1
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 6.4 0.0 6.4
Robberies 12 6 13 28 17 6
    per 100,000 76.3 38.1 82.6 178.0 108.1 38.1
Assaults 15 7 12 13 7 13
    per 100,000 95.3 44.5 76.3 82.6 44.5 82.6
Burglaries 174 162 139 157 167 139
    per 100,000 1106.0 1029.7 883.5 997.9 1061.5 883.5
Thefts 556 560 657 487 409 424
    per 100,000 3534.0 3559.4 4175.9 3095.4 2599.6 2695.0
Auto thefts 47 34 44 59 45 50
    per 100,000 298.7 216.1 279.7 375.0 286.0 317.8
284.6 252.1 291.3 296.1 248.8 225.6


Average climate in Groves, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Groves,

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Groves-area historical tornado activity is near Texas state average. It is 90% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/7/1957, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 2.9 miles away from the Groves city center killed one person and injured 81 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 11/7/1957, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.0 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 59 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Hospital/medical center in Groves:
  • DOCTORS HOSPITAL (5500 39TH ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Groves:
  • CHRISTUS ST MARY HOSPITAL (about 2 miles; PORT ARTHUR, TX)
  • PARK PLACE MEDICAL CENTER (about 2 miles; PORT ARTHUR, TX)
  • MID-JEFFERSON HOSPITAL (about 7 miles; NEDERLAND, TX)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Groves:
  • SOUTHEAST TEXAS REGIONAL (about 7 miles; BEAUMONT/PORT ARTHUR, TX; ID: BPT)
  • LAKE CHARLES REGIONAL (about 50 miles; LAKE CHARLES, LA; ID: LCH)
  • CHENNAULT INTL (about 57 miles; LAKE CHARLES, LA; ID: CWF)
Other public-use airports nearest to Groves:
  • ORANGE COUNTY (about 12 miles; ORANGE, TX; ID: ORG)
  • BEAUMONT MUNI (about 22 miles; BEAUMONT, TX; ID: BMT)
  • HAWTHORNE FIELD (about 36 miles; KOUNTZE/SILSBEE, TX; ID: 45R)

Amtrak station near Groves:
  • 17 miles: BEAUMONT (2555 W. CEDAR ST.). Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.


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
Streets and Highways 10 $33,438 $40,125 0 $0
Health 1 $2,630 $31,560 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 7 $17,666 $30,284 0 $0
Sewerage 12 $39,093 $39,093 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 4 $11,026 $33,078 2 $1,689
Water Supply 19 $51,856 $32,751 0 $0
Local Libraries 2 $6,387 $38,322 4 $2,723
Other and Unallocable 11 $36,467 $39,782 0 $0
Financial Administration 2 $8,586 $51,516 0 $0
Other Government Administration 5 $22,213 $53,311 2 $912
Police Protection - Officers 16 $64,295 $48,221 0 $0
Police - Other 0 $0   5 $6,427
Firefighters 12 $47,056 $47,056 0 $0
Totals for Government 101 $340,712 $40,480 13 $11,752


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Groves:
  • LAMAR UNIVERSITY-BEAUMONT (about 15 miles; BEAUMONT, TX; Full-time enrollment: 8,888)
  • MCNEESE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 47 miles; LAKE CHARLES, LA; FT enrollment: 6,460)
  • LEE COLLEGE (about 73 miles; BAYTOWN, TX; FT enrollment: 3,099)
  • UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON-CLEAR LAKE (about 87 miles; HOUSTON, TX; FT enrollment: 4,735)
  • SAN JACINTO COLLEGE-NORTH CAMPUS (about 88 miles; HOUSTON, TX; FT enrollment: 2,819)
  • SAN JACINTO COLLEGE-CENTRAL CAMPUS (about 88 miles; PASADENA, TX; FT enrollment: 6,102)
  • SAN JACINTO COLLEGE-SOUTH CAMPUS (about 94 miles; HOUSTON, TX; FT enrollment: 3,513)
Public primary/middle schools in Groves:
  • GROVES MIDDLE (Students: 549; Location: 5201 WILSON ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • GROVES EL (Students: 379; Location: 3901 CLEVELAND AVE; Grades: 04 - 05)
  • VAN BUREN EL (Students: 320; Location: 6400 VAN BUREN; Grades: KG - 03)
  • PRE SCHOOL CTR (Students: 118; Location: 5840 W JEFFERSON; Grades: PK - PK)
Private primary/middle school in Groves:
  • TRIANGLE SEVENTH DAY ADVENTIST (Students: 6; Location: 2701 W. PARKWAY-DRAWER H; Grades: 1 - 8)
Library in Groves:
  • GROVES PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $191,702; Location: 5600 W WASHINGTON ST; 41,660 books; 810 audio materials; 1,325 video materials; 42 serial subscriptions)

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Notable location: Port Groves Golf Course (A).

Churches in Groves include: Church of Christ (A), First Baptist Church of Groves (B).

Parks in Groves include: Groves City Park (1), West Groves Park (2), Hoffpuair Field (3), Memorial Park (4).


Groves compared to Texas state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.


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Strongest AM radio stations in Groves:
  • KDEI (1250 AM; 5 kW; PORT ARTHUR, TX; Owner: RADIO MARIA, INC.)
  • KLVI (560 AM; 5 kW; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOLE (1340 AM; 1 kW; PORT ARTHUR, TX; Owner: CITYGATE MEDIA, INC.)
  • KQHN (1510 AM; daytime; 5 kW; NEDERLAND, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KUHD (1150 AM; 1 kW; PORT NECHES, TX; Owner: VISION LATINABROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KIKR (1450 AM; 1 kW; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KRCM (1380 AM; 1 kW; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: VOICE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KZZB (990 AM; 1 kW; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: MARTIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)
  • KOGT (1600 AM; 1 kW; ORANGE, TX; Owner: G-CAP COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Groves:
  • KRWP (97.5 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KYKR (95.1 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCOL-FM (92.5 FM; GROVES, TX; Owner: VOICE IN THE WILDERNESS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KIOC (106.1 FM; ORANGE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KQXY-FM (94.1 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KKMY (104.5 FM; ORANGE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOBT (100.7 FM; WINNIE, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KTXB (89.7 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KQBU-FM (93.3 FM; PORT ARTHUR, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KQQK (107.9 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KTJM (98.5 FM; PORT ARTHUR, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KVLU (91.3 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: LAMAR UNIVERSITY)
  • KYKZ (96.1 FM; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KTCX (102.5 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • K277AG (103.3 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Groves:
  • K09VO (Channel 9; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: BEAUMONT BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KBTV-TV (Channel 4; PORT ARTHUR, TX; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF BEAUMONT/PORT ARTHUR, L.L.C.)
  • KFDM-TV (Channel 6; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF TEXAS, INC.)
  • KITU (Channel 34; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION INC)
  • KBMT (Channel 12; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 12 OF BEAUMONT, INC.)
  • KJDF-LP (Channel 46; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: ARACELIS ORTIZ, EXECUTRIX OF THE ESTATE OF CARLOS ORTIZ)
  • KVHP (Channel 29; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: NATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KUIL-LP (Channel 64; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: BLUE BONNET COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KEBQ-LP (Channel 22; BEAUMONT-ORANGE, TX; Owner: WELLSPRINGS BEAUMONT TELEVISION, INC.)

 

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