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Population (year 2000): 35,078. Estimated population in July 2005: 36,699 (+4.6% change)
Males: 21,210 (60.5%), Females: 13,868 (39.5%)

Walker County

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Median resident age: 28.3 years
Median household income: $27,075 (year 2000)
Median house value: $90,400 (year 2000)

Huntsville, TX residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Huntsville:

  • White Non-Hispanic (55.3%)
  • Black (26.1%)
  • Hispanic (16.2%)
  • Other race (4.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.6%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (8.0%), Irish (6.1%), United States (5.5%), English (5.2%), French (2.1%), Scotch-Irish (1.9%).

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Elevation: 366 feet

Land area: 30.9 square miles

Huntsville,

For population 25 years and over in Huntsville

  • High school or higher: 72.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.2%
  • Unemployed: 12.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Huntsville city

  • Never married: 30.6%
  • Now married: 56.6%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 5.5%

5.5% Foreign born (4.5% Latin America, 0.6% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +4,160 (+13.5%).


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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: TX Houston, (66.6 miles pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Waverly, TX (12.8 miles New TX (14.0 miles Riverside, TX (16.5 miles Oakhurst, TX Trinity, (20.1 miles TX (20.5 miles Willis, Village, TX (23.3 miles Panorama Blank, TX (23.3 miles Point TX (24.5 miles Montgomery,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 90 buildings, average cost: $92,900
  • 1997: 74 buildings, average cost: $102,200
  • 1998: 74 buildings, average cost: $102,200
  • 1999: 69 buildings, average cost: $108,900
  • 2000: 56 buildings, average cost: $119,300
  • 2001: 76 buildings, average cost: $105,500
  • 2002: 45 buildings, average cost: $128,500
  • 2003: 45 buildings, average cost: $132,300
  • 2004: 153 buildings, average cost: $90,700

Latitude: 30.71 N, Longitude: 95.55 W

Area code: 936


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

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (27.4%), Public administration (17.3%), Retail trade (12.3%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (12.3%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +6,094 (+17.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 8,883 (72.9%)


 

Crime in Huntsville by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 1 1 1 0 0 3
    per 100,000 2.9 2.9 2.9 0.0 0.0 8.6
Rapes 22 8 12 7 16 10
    per 100,000 62.7 22.8 34.2 20.0 45.6 28.5
Robberies 29 38 11 34 21 26
    per 100,000 82.7 108.3 31.4 96.9 59.9 74.1
Assaults 113 107 98 127 121 93
    per 100,000 322.1 305.0 279.4 362.1 344.9 265.1
Burglaries 249 264 237 193 257 264
    per 100,000 709.8 752.6 675.6 550.2 732.7 752.6
Thefts 841 903 849 712 925 1,036
    per 100,000 2397.5 2574.3 2420.3 2029.8 2637.0 2953.4
Auto thefts 74 78 83 65 48 55
    per 100,000 211.0 222.4 236.6 185.3 136.8 156.8
279.6 278.9 244.9 244.0 272.9 278.6


Average climate in Huntsville, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Huntsville-area historical tornado activity is near Texas state average. It is 69% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/12/1968, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 27.3 miles away from the Huntsville city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 3/31/1957, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 0.6 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Robert A. Lovett, Justin Wells - College football player (Sam Houston St. Bearkats).


Main business address for: MITCHAM INDUSTRIES INC (SERVICES-EQUIPMENT RENTAL & LEASING, NEC).


Hospital/medical center in Huntsville:
  • HUNTSVILLE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (110 MEMORIAL HOSPITAL DRIVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Huntsville:
  • EAST TEXAS MEDICAL CENTER TRINITY (about 22 miles; TRINITY, TX)
  • CONROE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 27 miles; CONROE, TX)
  • MADISON ST JOSEPH HEALTH CENTER (about 31 miles; MADISONVILLE, TX)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Huntsville:
  • GEORGE BUSH INTERCONTINENTAL ARPT/HOUSTON (about 54 miles; HOUSTON, TX; ID: IAH)
  • EASTERWOOD FIELD (about 57 miles; COLLEGE STATION, TX; ID: CLL)
  • WILLIAM P HOBBY (about 77 miles; HOUSTON, TX; ID: HOU)
Other public-use airports nearest to Huntsville:
  • HUNTSVILLE MUNI (about 3 miles; HUNTSVILLE, TX; ID: UTS)
  • MONTGOMERY COUNTY (about 27 miles; CONROE, TX; ID: CXO)
  • MADISONVILLE MUNI (about 31 miles; MADISONVILLE, TX; ID: 51R)

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
Sewerage 23 $54,679 $28,528 1 $742
Other Government Administration 19 $80,727 $50,985 1 $609
Solid Waste Management 27 $82,049 $36,466 1 $1,025
Health 2 $5,962 $35,772 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 14 $28,082 $24,070 0 $0
Streets and Highways 19 $48,535 $30,653 3 $2,024
Firefighters 5 $18,699 $44,877 0 $0
Police - Other 5 $9,204 $22,089 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 39 $146,844 $45,182 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 4 $11,747 $35,241 2 $3,702
Financial Administration 13 $44,450 $41,030 3 $1,238
Other and Unallocable 36 $100,343 $33,447 2 $1,452
Local Libraries 8 $19,846 $29,769 2 $1,262
Water Supply 16 $42,241 $31,680 0 $0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 16 $54,053 $40,539 0 $0
Totals for Government 246 $747,462 $36,461 15 $12,053


Colleges/Universities in Huntsville:
  • SAM HOUSTON STATE UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 10,429; Location: 1803 Ave I; Public; Website: www.shsu.edu/; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • SEBRING CAREER SCHOOLS (FT enrollment: 23; Location: 2212 AVE I; Private, for-profit)
  • HUNTSVILLE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL SCHOOL VOC NURSING (FT enrollment: 21; Location: 485 IH 45 S; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.huntsvillememorial.com)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Huntsville:
  • PRAIRIE VIEW A & M UNIVERSITY (about 53 miles; PRAIRIE VIEW, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,823)
  • NORTH HARRIS MONTGOMERY COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT (about 55 miles; HOUSTON, TX; FT enrollment: 13,933)
  • TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY (about 55 miles; COLLEGE STATION, TX; FT enrollment: 41,117)
  • HOUSTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE SYSTEM (about 61 miles; HOUSTON, TX; FT enrollment: 21,140)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER (about 61 miles; HOUSTON, TX; FT enrollment: 2,595)
  • SAN JACINTO COLLEGE-NORTH CAMPUS (about 66 miles; HOUSTON, TX; FT enrollment: 2,819)
  • UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON-DOWNTOWN (about 67 miles; HOUSTON, TX; FT enrollment: 6,236)
Public high schools in Huntsville:
  • HUNTSVILLE H S (Students: 1,899; Location: 441 FM 2821 E; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • HUNTSVILLE TRANSITIONAL DISCIPLINE (Students: 35; Location: 441 FM 2821; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • WESTMORELAND LEARNING CENTER (Students: 27; Location: 441 FM 2821 E; Grades: 10 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Huntsville:
  • HUNTSVILLE INT (Students: 1,042; Location: 441 FM 2821 E; Grades: 05 - 06)
  • MANCE PARK MIDDLE (Students: 948; Location: 441 FM 2821 E; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • SCOTT JOHNSON EL (Students: 714; Location: 441 FM 2821 E; Grades: PK - 04)
  • STEWART EL (Students: 627; Location: 441 FM 2821 E; Grades: PK - 04)
  • HUNTSVILLE EL (Students: 568; Location: 441 FM 2821 E; Grades: PK - 04)
  • SAMUEL HOUSTON EL (Students: 527; Location: 441 FM 2821 E; Grades: PK - 04)
  • GIBBS EL (Students: 359; Location: 441 FM 2821 E; Grades: PK - 04)
Private primary/middle schools in Huntsville:
  • FAITH LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 122; Location: 111 SUMAC RD; Grades: PK - 3)
  • LITTLE RED SCHOOLHOUSE (Students: 121; Location: 1900 NORMAL PARK; Grades: PK - 4)
  • SUMMIT CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 78; Location: PO BOX 1590; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ALPHA OMEGA ACADEMY (Students: 62; Location: 2505 LAKE ST STE 1; Grades: KG - 10)
  • TREEHOUSE KNS (Students: 28; Location: 679 CLINE STREET; Grades: PK - KG)
Library in Huntsville:
  • HUNTSVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $443,862; Location: 1216 14TH ST; 64,158 books; 1,791 audio materials; 1,732 video materials; 126 serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:
  • Huntsville main employment is with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and at Sam Houston State University.

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Notable locations in Huntsville: Wynne State Prison Farm (A), Goree State Prison Farm (B), Lone Oak Ranch (C), Sam Houston Memorial Museum (D), Sam Houston House (E), John W Thomason House (F), Walker County Courthouse (G), Texas Prison Museum (H), Gibbs-Powell House Museum (I).

Churches in Huntsville include: Pine Bluff Church (A), Saint Galilee Church (B), Wesley Memorial Church (C), Mount Calvary Church (D).

Cemeteries: South Side Cemetery (1), Harper Cemetery (2), Oakwood Cemetery (3), North Side Cemetery (4), Prison Cemetery (5), Hume Cemetery (6), Sam Houston Grave (7).

Reservoirs: Azalea Lake (A), Baldwin Lake (B), Pizzo Lake (C), King Lake (D), Mathews Lake (E), Elkins Lake (F).

Parks in Huntsville include: Kate Barr Ross Park (1), Emancipation Park (2), Bearkat Field (3), Bernard G Johnson Coliseum (4), D C Holleman Field (5), Josey Park (6), Bowers Stadium (7), Sam Houston Park (8), Pritchett Field (9).


Huntsville compared to Texas state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.


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Strongest AM radio stations in Huntsville:
  • KHVL (1490 AM; 1 kW; HUNTSVILLE, TX; Owner: HEH COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KHCH (1400 AM; 1 kW; HUNTSVILLE, TX; Owner: HOUSTON CHRISTIAN BCSTERS, INC.)
  • KM2XVL (1220 AM; 0 kW; HUNTSVILLE, TX; Owner: LEON HUNT D/B/A HUNT BROADCASTING)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KSEV (700 AM; 15 kW; TOMBALL, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KJOJ (880 AM; 10 kW; CONROE, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KYOK (1140 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CONROE, TX; Owner: MARTIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKHT (1070 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)
  • KLAT (1010 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KZNE (1150 AM; 10 kW; COLLEGE STATION, TX; Owner: BRYAN BROADCASTING LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • WTAW (1620 AM; 10 kW; COLLEGE STATION, TX; Owner: BRYAN BROADCASTING LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Huntsville:
  • KSHU (90.5 FM; HUNTSVILLE, TX; Owner: SAM HOUSTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KSAM-FM (101.7 FM; HUNTSVILLE, TX; Owner: HEH COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KUST (99.7 FM; HUNTSVILLE, TX; Owner: NEW WAVO COMMUNICATION GROUP, INC.)
  • KHPT (106.9 FM; CONROE, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KVST (103.7 FM; WILLIS, TX; Owner: NEW WAVO COMMUNICATION GROUP, INC.)
  • KTHT (97.1 FM; CLEVELAND, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KAXF (88.3 FM; CONROE, TX; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • K218CG (91.5 FM; HUNTSVILLE, TX; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Huntsville:
  • KHTX-LP (Channel 30; HUNTSVILLE, TX; Owner: INTERNATIONAL BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KHXL-LP (Channel 7; HUNTSVILLE, TX; Owner: INTERNATIONAL BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KBTX-TV (Channel 3; BRYAN, TX; Owner: KWTX-KBTX LICENSEE CORP.)

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