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Population (year 2000): 6,563. Estimated population in July 2005: 6,742 (+2.7% change)
Males: 3,005 (45.8%), Females: 3,558 (54.2%)

Limestone County

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Median resident age: 32.6 years
Median household income: $22,785 (year 2000)
Median house value: $36,000 (year 2000)

Mexia, TX residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Mexia:

  • White Non-Hispanic (49.7%)
  • Black (31.7%)
  • Hispanic (17.9%)
  • Other race (10.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (10.5%), Irish (7.1%), English (4.4%), German (4.1%), Scotch-Irish (1.9%), French (1.1%).Texas forum

Land area: 5.2 square miles

Mexia,

For population 25 years and over in Mexia

  • High school or higher: 62.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.1%
  • Unemployed: 8.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 15.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mexia city

  • Never married: 22.4%
  • Now married: 52.0%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 12.4%
  • Divorced: 9.9%

8.9% Foreign born (8.3% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -529 (-7.5%).

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: TX Waco, (47.2 miles www.LaQuinta.com )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: TX Dallas, (80.1 miles pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: TX Tehuacana, (6.1 miles TX (7.5 miles Wortham, TX Groesbeck, (11.5 miles Kirvin, TX (11.9 miles) , TX (12.6 miles Coolidge, TX (14.1 miles Teague, TX (17.3 miles Streetman, TX (17.3 miles Richland,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 3 buildings, average cost: $53,300
  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $53,300
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $53,300
  • 1999: 27 buildings, average cost: $103,100
  • 2000: 7 buildings, average cost: $109,000
  • 2001: 16 buildings, average cost: $117,400
  • 2002: 10 buildings, average cost: $38,700
  • 2003: 14 buildings, average cost: $94,300
  • 2004: 15 buildings, average cost: $23,400
  • 2005: 7 buildings, average cost: $85,800

Latitude: 31.68 N, Longitude: 96.48 W

Area code: 254

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

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (38.0%), Retail trade (12.4%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +869 (+13.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,259 (52.8%)

Crime in Mexia by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 5 4 5 0
    per 100,000 76.2 60.9 76.2 0.0
Robberies 14 4 14 10
    per 100,000 213.3 60.9 213.3 152.4
Assaults 91 49 25 31
    per 100,000 1386.6 746.6 380.9 472.3
Burglaries 128 113 128 82
    per 100,000 1950.3 1721.8 1950.3 1249.4
Thefts 299 308 328 339
    per 100,000 4555.8 4693.0 4997.7 5165.3
Auto thefts 41 14 14 19
    per 100,000 624.7 213.3 213.3 289.5
740.5 517.3 524.2 457.4

Average climate in Mexia, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Mexia,

Mexia-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 101% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/11/1953, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 27.8 miles away from the Mexia city center killed 114 people and injured 597 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/10/1973, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.8 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 77 people.

Birthplace of: Michael Brown - painter, Jesse Kimbrough - College basketball player (Jacksonville Dolphins).


Hospital/medical center in Mexia:
  • PARKVIEW REGIONAL HOSPITAL (600 SOUTH BONHAM STREET)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Mexia:
  • LIMESTONE MEDICAL CENTER (about 12 miles; GROESBECK, TX)
  • EAST TEXAS MEDICAL CENTER - FAIRFIELD (about 27 miles; FAIRFIELD, TX)
  • NAVARRO REGIONAL HOSPITAL (about 28 miles; CORSICANA, TX)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Mexia:
  • WACO REGIONAL (about 52 miles; WACO, TX; ID: ACT)
  • DRAUGHON-MILLER CENTRAL TEXAS REGIONAL (about 74 miles; TEMPLE, TX; ID: TPL)
  • EASTERWOOD FIELD (about 77 miles; COLLEGE STATION, TX; ID: CLL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Mexia:
  • MEXIA-LIMESTONE CO (about 4 miles; MEXIA, TX; ID: LXY)
  • TEAGUE MUNI (about 13 miles; TEAGUE, TX; ID: 68F)
  • C DAVID CAMPBELL FIELD-CORSICANA MUNI (about 24 miles; CORSICANA, TX; ID: CRS)

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 0 $0   7 $1,568
Police Protection - Officers 18 $41,745 $27,830 0 $0
Health 2 $3,624 $21,744 0 $0
Water Supply 9 $16,523 $22,030 3 $2,094
Parks and Recreation 3 $4,503 $18,012 0 $0
Sewerage 3 $5,803 $23,212 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 1 $1,966 $23,592 2 $1,251
Local Libraries 2 $3,728 $22,368 4 $2,106
Other and Unallocable 4 $7,277 $21,831 0 $0
Other Government Administration 0 $0   8 $6,784
Streets and Highways 11 $18,206 $19,861 0 $0
Firefighters 17 $49,357 $34,840 1 $1,886
Financial Administration 5 $11,223 $26,935 0 $0
Totals for Government 75 $163,956 $26,232 25 $15,688
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mexia:
  • NAVARRO COLLEGE (about 28 miles; CORSICANA, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,842)
  • TEXAS STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE-WACO (about 43 miles; WACO, TX; FT enrollment: 3,218)
  • BAYLOR UNIVERSITY (about 46 miles; WACO, TX; FT enrollment: 13,183)
  • MCLENNAN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 50 miles; WACO, TX; FT enrollment: 3,658)
  • TRINITY VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 56 miles; ATHENS, TX; FT enrollment: 2,858)
  • TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY (about 72 miles; COLLEGE STATION, TX; FT enrollment: 41,117)
  • TEMPLE COLLEGE (about 73 miles; TEMPLE, TX; FT enrollment: 2,054)
Public high schools in Mexia:
  • MEXIA H S (Students: 591; Location: 405 E MILAM; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • MEXIA SCHOOL OF CHOICE (Students: 14; Location: 405 E MILAM; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Mexia:
  • A B MCBAY EL (Students: 666; Location: 405 E MILAM; Grades: PK - 03)
  • MEXIA J H (Students: 545; Location: 405 E MILAM; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • R Q SIMS INT (Students: 470; Location: 405 E MILAM; Grades: 01 - 06)
  • DEVELOPMENTAL CTR (Students: 50; Location: 405 E MILAM; Grades: 04 - 12)
Library in Mexia:
  • GIBBS MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $181,349; Location: 305 E RUSK ST; 34,792 books; 4,164 audio materials; 987 video materials; 23 serial subscriptions)

Churches in Mexia include: Alexander Chapel Primitive Baptist Church (A), Antioch Baptist Church (B), Church of Christ (C), Saint John African Methodist Episcopal Church (D), Faith Lutheran Church (E), Saint Luke United Methodist Church (F), Saint Marys Catholic Church (G), First Baptist Church Mexia (H).

Park in Mexia: Mexia City Park (1).


Mexia compared to Texas state average:
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Mexia:
  • KRQX (1590 AM; 1 kW; MEXIA, TX; Owner: MJ COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KBBW (1010 AM; 10 kW; WACO-MARLIN, TX; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING OF TEXAS)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KRZI (1580 AM; 10 kW; WACO, TX; Owner: VAN D. GOODALL, JR.)
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
Strongest FM radio stations in Mexia:
  • KYCX-FM (104.9 FM; MEXIA, TX; Owner: MJ COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KDOS (107.9 FM; ROBINSON, TX; Owner: KICI-FM LICENSE CORP.)
TV broadcast stations around Mexia:
  • KCEN-TV (Channel 6; TEMPLE, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 6, INC.)
  • KNAV-LP (Channel 30; CORSICANA, TX; Owner: NAVARRO COLLEGE)

 

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