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Population (year 2000): 11,301. Estimated population in July 2005: 11,858 (+4.9% change)
Males: 5,486 (48.5%), Females: 5,815 (51.5%)

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 35.6 years
Median household income: $33,910 (year 2000)
Median house value: $57,700 (year 2000)

Kilgore, TX residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Kilgore:

  • White Non-Hispanic (74.8%)
  • Black (12.3%)
  • Hispanic (11.1%)
  • Other race (6.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • American Indian (1.1%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (16.1%), Irish (9.8%), English (8.8%), German (8.5%), Scottish (2.4%), French (2.1%).Texas forum

Land area: 15.4 square miles

Kilgore,

For population 25 years and over in Kilgore

  • High school or higher: 76.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kilgore city

  • Never married: 20.1%
  • Now married: 57.6%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 9.2%
  • Divorced: 10.9%

6.5% Foreign born (5.5% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -41 (-0.4%).

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: TX Longview, (11.6 miles pop. 73,344).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: LA Shreveport, (75.6 miles pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Dallas, (134.9 miles pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: City, TX (6.8 miles Liberty London, TX (9.9 miles New City, TX (10.1 miles Clarksville Oak, TX (10.2 miles White TX (10.7 miles Overton, TX (11.1 miles Lakeport, TX Longview, (11.6 miles City, TX (11.8 miles Warren


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 9 buildings, average cost: $85,700
  • 1997: 19 buildings, average cost: $83,900
  • 1998: 19 buildings, average cost: $83,900
  • 1999: 22 buildings, average cost: $85,400
  • 2000: 14 buildings, average cost: $55,600
  • 2001: 25 buildings, average cost: $81,100
  • 2002: 43 buildings, average cost: $93,300
  • 2003: 35 buildings, average cost: $108,600
  • 2004: 26 buildings, average cost: $123,500
  • 2005: 33 buildings, average cost: $107,200

Latitude: 32.39 N, Longitude: 94.87 W

Area code: 903

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

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (19.4%), Retail trade (14.6%), Manufacturing (13.9%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,803 (+33.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,318 (49.5%)

Crime in Kilgore by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 1 2 0 0 0 1
    per 100,000 8.8 17.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 8.8
Rapes 3 8 13 14 14 15
    per 100,000 26.5 70.8 115.0 123.9 123.9 132.7
Robberies 8 14 17 7 7 13
    per 100,000 70.8 123.9 150.4 61.9 61.9 115.0
Assaults 47 64 39 43 38 30
    per 100,000 415.9 566.3 345.1 380.5 336.3 265.5
Burglaries 167 154 187 179 153 148
    per 100,000 1477.7 1362.7 1654.7 1583.9 1353.9 1309.6
Thefts 793 818 830 785 860 992
    per 100,000 7017.1 7238.3 7344.5 6946.3 7609.9 8778.0
Auto thefts 39 36 31 38 57 55
    per 100,000 345.1 318.6 274.3 336.3 504.4 486.7
535.6 606.8 591.7 559.9 574.9 631.3

Average climate in Kilgore, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Kilgore,

Kilgore-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 190% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/26/1957, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.2 miles away from the Kilgore city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 4/26/1957, a category 3 tornado 3.3 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Main business address for: MARTIN MIDSTREAM PARTNERS LP (WHOLESALE-PETROLEUM BULK STATIONS & TERMINALS).


Hospital/medical center in Kilgore:
  • ROY H LAIRD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (1612 SOUTH HENDERSON BLVD)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Kilgore:
  • GOOD SHEPHERD MEDICAL CENTER (about 13 miles; LONGVIEW, TX)
  • LONGVIEW REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 15 miles; LONGVIEW, TX)
  • HENDERSON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 16 miles; HENDERSON, TX)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Kilgore:
  • EAST TEXAS RGNL (about 12 miles; LONGVIEW, TX; ID: GGG)
  • TYLER POUNDS RGNL (about 37 miles; TYLER, TX; ID: TYR)
  • SHREVEPORT REGIONAL (about 73 miles; SHREVEPORT, LA; ID: SHV)
Other public-use airports nearest to Kilgore:
  • GLADEWATER MUNI (about 12 miles; GLADEWATER, TX; ID: 07F)
  • RUSK COUNTY (about 18 miles; HENDERSON, TX; ID: F12)
  • FOX STEPHENS FIELD - GILMER MUNI (about 21 miles; GILMER, TX; ID: 4F4)

Amtrak station near Kilgore:
  • 13 miles: LONGVIEW (905 PACIFIC AVE.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, 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
Financial Administration 3 $7,508 $30,032 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 31 $92,780 $35,914 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 4 $10,167 $30,501 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 6 $12,883 $25,766 1 $319
Housing and Community Development(Local) 2 $8,320 $49,920 1 $627
Water Supply 15 $32,245 $25,796 0 $0
Local Libraries 4 $9,255 $27,765 3 $2,573
Other and Unallocable 9 $18,934 $25,245 4 $3,872
Other Government Administration 9 $31,262 $41,682 5 $301
Health 1 $2,508 $30,096 0 $0
Police - Other 8 $15,854 $23,781 0 $0
Firefighters 28 $79,182 $33,935 2 $2,028
Streets and Highways 7 $16,078 $27,562 0 $0
Hospitals 159 $482,014 $36,378 40 $64,649
Sewerage 5 $12,261 $29,426 0 $0
Totals for Government 291 $831,251 $34,278 56 $74,368
College/University in Kilgore:
  • KILGORE COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 2,814; Location: 1100 BROADWAY; Public; Website: www.kilgore.cc.tx.us)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Kilgore:
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT TYLER (about 30 miles; TYLER, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,433)
  • TYLER JUNIOR COLLEGE (about 40 miles; TYLER, TX; FT enrollment: 5,872)
  • STEPHEN F AUSTIN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 51 miles; NACOGDOCHES, TX; FT enrollment: 10,217)
  • TRINITY VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 70 miles; ATHENS, TX; FT enrollment: 2,858)
  • ANGELINA COLLEGE (about 73 miles; LUFKIN, TX; FT enrollment: 2,773)
  • BOSSIER PARISH COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 82 miles; BOSSIER CITY, LA; FT enrollment: 2,743)
  • LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY-SHREVEPORT (about 86 miles; SHREVEPORT, LA; FT enrollment: 3,059)
Public high schools in Kilgore:
  • KILGORE H S (Students: 1,066; Location: 301 N KILGORE ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • DANVILLE ALTERNATIVE H S (Students: 29; Location: 301 N KILGORE ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Kilgore:
  • MAUDE LAIRD MIDDLE (Students: 820; Location: 301 N KILGORE ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • CHANDLER EL (Students: 753; Location: 301 N KILGORE ST; Grades: 01 - 03)
  • KILGORE INT (Students: 547; Location: 301 N KILGORE ST; Grades: 04 - 05)
  • KILGORE HEIGHTS EL (Students: 454; Location: 301 N KILGORE ST; Grades: PK - KG)
  • ELDER COOP ALTER SCHOOL (Location: 301 N KILGORE ST; Grades: KG - 12)
Library in Kilgore:
  • KILGORE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $252,490; Location: 301 N HENDERSON BLVD; 32,559 books; 1,108 audio materials; 921 video materials; 79 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Kilgore: Rangerette Showcase Museum (A), East Texas Oil Museum at Kilgore College (B).

Churches in Kilgore include: Pilgrim Lutheran Church (A), Post Oak Church (B), Christ the King Catholic Church (C), Highland Park Baptist Church (D), Church of Christ (E), Faith Baptist Church (F), Saint Pauls Episcopal Church (G), First Church of God (H).

Cemetery: Strong Memorial Cemetery (1).

Lakes and reservoirs: Olmos, Laguna de los (A), Duncan Lake (B), Elder Lake (C), Kilgore Lake (D).

Creeks: Peavine Creek (A), Turkey Creek (B), Bighead Creek (C), Big Caney Creek (D).

Parks in Kilgore include: R E Saint Johns Stadium (1), Meadowbrook Park (2), Saint John Memorial Stadium (3).


Kilgore 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.
Strongest AM radio stations in Kilgore:
  • KBGE (1240 AM; 1 kW; KILGORE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOFY (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GILMER, TX; Owner: JERRY RUSSELL D/B/A THE RUSSELL COMPANY)
  • KEES (1430 AM; 5 kW; GLADEWATER, TX; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KWRD (1470 AM; 5 kW; HENDERSON, TX; Owner: JERRY RUSSELL D/B/A THE RUSSELL COMPANY)
  • KTBB (600 AM; 5 kW; TYLER, TX; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFRO (1370 AM; 1 kW; LONGVIEW, TX; Owner: WALLER MEDIA, LLC)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KPYN (900 AM; 10 kW; ATLANTA, TX; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Kilgore:
  • KKTX-FM (96.1 FM; KILGORE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KNUE (101.5 FM; TYLER, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KYKX (105.7 FM; LONGVIEW, TX; Owner: WALLER MEDIA, LLC)
  • KIXK (99.3 FM; WHITE OAK, TX; Owner: REYNOLDS RADIO, INC.)
  • KTPB (88.7 FM; KILGORE, TX; Owner: KILGORE JUNIOR COLLEGE)
  • KPXI (100.7 FM; OVERTON, TX; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA OF TEXAS, LLC)
  • KFRO-FM (95.3 FM; GILMER, TX; Owner: WALLER MEDIA, LLC)
  • KBLZ (102.7 FM; WINONA, TX; Owner: S.O. 2,000, LC)
  • KTAA (90.7 FM; BIG SANDY, TX; Owner: INSTITUTE IN BASIC LIFE PRINCIPLES, INC.)
  • KVNE (89.5 FM; TYLER, TX; Owner: EDUC. RADIO FOUND. OF E. TEXAS, INC.)
  • KOOI (106.5 FM; JACKSONVILLE, TX; Owner: WALLER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXAL-FM (100.3 FM; TATUM, TX; Owner: HUNT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBJS (90.3 FM; JACKSONVILLE, TX; Owner: EAST TEXAS MEDIA ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • KTYL-FM (93.1 FM; TYLER, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KISX (107.3 FM; WHITEHOUSE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGLY (91.3 FM; TYLER, TX; Owner: EDUC. RADIO FOUND. OF E. TEXAS, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Kilgore:
  • KLPN-LP (Channel 58; LONGVIEW, TX; Owner: WARWICK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KFXK (Channel 51; LONGVIEW, TX; Owner: WARWICK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KLGV-LP (Channel 10; LONGVIEW, TX; Owner: INTERNATIONAL BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KLTV (Channel 7; TYLER, TX; Owner: CIVCO, INC.)
  • KLSB-TV (Channel 19; NACOGDOCHES, TX; Owner: KLSB ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • KETK-TV (Channel 56; JACKSONVILLE, TX; Owner: KETK LICENSEE L.P.)
  • KTPN-LP (Channel 48; TYLER, TX; Owner: WARWICK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K20DL (Channel 20; TYLER, TX; Owner: PROGRESSIVE CABLE COMMUNICATIONS)

 

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