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Population (year 2000): 54,514. Estimated population in July 2005: 55,447 (+1.7% change)
Males: 26,082 (47.8%), Females: 28,432 (52.2%)

Bell County

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 35.2 years
Median household income: $35,135 (year 2000)
Median house value: $76,100 (year 2000)

Temple, TX residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Temple:

  • White Non-Hispanic (62.7%)
  • Hispanic (17.8%)
  • Black (16.5%)
  • Other race (9.2%)
  • Two or more races (2.4%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)
  • Asian Indian (0.6%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (13.7%), Irish (8.9%), English (8.6%), United States (8.4%), Czech (3.0%), French (2.5%).Texas forum

Land area: 65.4 square miles

Temple,

For population 25 years and over in Temple

  • High school or higher: 79.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.4%
  • Unemployed: 5.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Temple city

  • Never married: 21.9%
  • Now married: 54.3%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 8.3%
  • Divorced: 12.2%

5.8% Foreign born (3.6% Latin America, 1.1% Asia, 0.8% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +5,715 (+11.7%).

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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: TX Austin, (60.9 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Dallas, (124.4 miles pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: TX Belton, (7.4 miles River-Academy, TX (7.5 miles Little Point Resort, TX (7.7 miles Morgan's TX Troy, (8.6 miles TX (14.4 miles Rogers, TX (14.8 miles Moody, TX Holland, (15.0 miles TX Salado, (15.2 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 235 buildings, average cost: $100,600
  • 1997: 196 buildings, average cost: $98,900
  • 1998: 238 buildings, average cost: $108,000
  • 1999: 228 buildings, average cost: $112,200
  • 2000: 241 buildings, average cost: $121,200
  • 2001: 249 buildings, average cost: $124,300
  • 2002: 268 buildings, average cost: $127,300
  • 2003: 308 buildings, average cost: $134,600
  • 2004: 435 buildings, average cost: $120,600
  • 2005: 494 buildings, average cost: $127,400

Latitude: 31.09 N, Longitude: 97.36 W

Area code: 254

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

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (30.8%), Manufacturing (14.3%), Retail trade (11.6%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +14,176 (+26.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 17,956 (74.9%)

Crime in Temple by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 1 1 3 1 5 1
    per 100,000 1.8 1.8 5.5 1.8 9.2 1.8
Rapes 22 12 14 7 1 1
    per 100,000 40.4 22.0 25.7 12.8 1.8 1.8
Robberies 49 37 68 84 48 57
    per 100,000 89.9 67.9 124.7 154.1 88.1 104.6
Assaults 124 127 137 140 116 100
    per 100,000 227.5 233.0 251.3 256.8 212.8 183.4
Burglaries 620 581 607 693 677 632
    per 100,000 1137.3 1065.8 1113.5 1271.2 1241.9 1159.3
Thefts 2,106 1,825 2,074 1,981 1,862 1,914
    per 100,000 3863.2 3347.8 3804.5 3633.9 3415.6 3511.0
Auto thefts 263 152 184 227 186 145
    per 100,000 482.4 278.8 337.5 416.4 341.2 266.0
363.2 308.4 360.6 372.2 329.7 313.5

Average climate in Temple, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Temple,

Temple-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 112% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/27/1997, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 25.9 miles away from the Temple city center killed 27 people and injured 12 people and caused $40 million in damages.

On 5/11/1953, a category 5 tornado 34.8 miles away from the city center killed 114 people and injured 597 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Brian Skinner - NBA player (Sacramento Kings, born: May 19, 1976), Rip Torn - (born 1931), actor, director, David President - College basketball player (Tex San Antonio Roadrunners), John Hamilton - College football player (Texas State Bobcats), Matt Williams - College basketball player (Colorado State Rams).


Hospitals/medical centers in Temple:
  • KINGS DAUGHTERS HOSPITAL (1901 SW H K DODGEN LOOP)
  • SCOTT & WHITE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (2401 31ST ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Temple:
  • METROPLEX HOSPITAL (about 29 miles; KILLEEN, TX)
  • PROVIDENCE HEALTH CENTER (about 31 miles; WACO, TX)
  • CENTRAL TEXAS HOSP (about 33 miles; CAMERON, TX)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Temple:
  • DRAUGHON-MILLER CENTRAL TEXAS REGIONAL (about 5 miles; TEMPLE, TX; ID: TPL)
  • KILLEEN MUNI (about 23 miles; KILLEEN, TX; ID: ILE)
  • ROBERT GRAY AAF (about 32 miles; FORT HOOD/KILLEEN, TX; ID: GRK)
Other public-use airports nearest to Temple:
  • HOOD AAF (about 24 miles; FORT HOOD(KILLEEN), TX; ID: HLR)
  • MC GREGOR EXECUTIVE (about 28 miles; WACO, TX; ID: PWG)
  • CAMERON MUNI AIRPARK (about 32 miles; CAMERON, TX; ID: T35)

Amtrak station:
TEMPLE (315 WEST AVE. B). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Parks and Recreation 119 $197,566 $19,922 0 $0
Water Supply 59 $153,745 $31,270 0 $0
Firefighters 96 $425,316 $53,164 0 $0
Local Libraries 36 $53,937 $17,979 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 20 $46,169 $27,701 0 $0
Other Government Administration 47 $176,037 $44,945 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 11 $48,102 $52,474 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 118 $491,439 $49,976 0 $0
Police - Other 27 $54,017 $24,007 0 $0
Fire - Other 3 $8,666 $34,664 0 $0
Streets and Highways 33 $79,193 $28,797 0 $0
Airports 12 $33,794 $33,794 0 $0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 15 $43,235 $34,588 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 29 $62,165 $25,723 0 $0
Financial Administration 17 $54,772 $38,662 0 $0
Sewerage 15 $35,537 $28,429 0 $0
Totals for Government 657 $1,963,690 $35,866 0 $0
Colleges/Universities in Temple:
  • TEMPLE COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 2,054; Location: 2600 S 1ST ST; Public; Website: templejc.edu)
  • CENTRAL TEXAS BEAUTY COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 104; Location: 2010 S 57TH ST; Private, for-profit; Website: www.2paint@vvm.com)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Temple:
  • UNIVERSITY OF MARY HARDIN-BAYLOR (about 9 miles; BELTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,257)
  • CENTRAL TEXAS COLLEGE (about 30 miles; KILLEEN, TX; FT enrollment: 6,777)
  • BAYLOR UNIVERSITY (about 36 miles; WACO, TX; FT enrollment: 13,183)
  • MCLENNAN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 36 miles; WACO, TX; FT enrollment: 3,658)
  • TEXAS STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE-WACO (about 41 miles; WACO, TX; FT enrollment: 3,218)
  • AUSTIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 58 miles; AUSTIN, TX; FT enrollment: 12,819)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN (about 62 miles; AUSTIN, TX; FT enrollment: 46,503)
Public high school in Temple:
  • TEMPLE H S (Students: 2,144; Location: 415 N 31ST ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Temple:
  • LAMAR MIDDLE (Students: 669; Location: 2120 N 1ST ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • TRAVIS MIDDLE (Students: 668; Location: 1500 S 19TH ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • JOE M PIRTLE ELEMENTARY (Students: 617; Location: 714 S PEA RDG; Grades: PK - 04)
  • TARVER INTERMEDIATE (Students: 566; Location: 8818 TARVER DR; Grades: 05 - 06)
  • HECTOR P GARCIA EL (Students: 531; Location: 2525 LAVENDUSKY DR; Grades: PK - 05)
  • WESTERN HILLS EL (Students: 529; Location: 600 ARAPAHO DR; Grades: PK - 05)
  • BONHAM MIDDLE (Students: 520; Location: 4600 MIDWAY DR; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • MERIDITH-DUNBAR EL (Students: 487; Location: 1717 E AVE J; Grades: PK - 05)
  • THORNTON EL (Students: 463; Location: 2900 PIN OAK DR; Grades: PK - 05)
  • KENNEDY-POWELL EL (Students: 456; Location: 3707 W NUGENT AVE; Grades: KG - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Temple:
  • CENTRAL TEXAS CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 231; Location: 3205 OAKVIEW DR; Grades: PK - 10)
  • ST MARY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 196; Location: 1004 S SEVENTH STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST. FRANCIS EPISCOPAL SCHOOL (Students: 137; Location: 5001 HICKORY RD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • IMMANUEL LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 132; Location: 2109 W AVENUE H; Grades: PK - 8)
  • MCGOWEN STEPHENS SCHOOL OF CHR (Students: 107; Location: 317 N FIRST ST; Grades: PK - KG)
  • HOLY TRINITY CATHOLIC H.S. (Students: 40; Location: 2807 OAKDALE; Grades: 9 - 11)
Library in Temple:
  • TEMPLE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,171,631; Location: 100 W ADAMS AVE; 114,210 books; 5,282 audio materials; 6,675 video materials; 268 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Temple: Knowd (A), Blackland Experimental Farm (B), Sunset Speedway (C), Temple Golf Course and Country Club (D), Ferguson House (E), Ralph Senior and Sunny Wilson House (F), Railroad and Pioneer Museum (G), Kyle Hotel (H), Olin E Teague Veterans Center (I), Czech Heritage Museum (J), Barclay-Bryan House (K).

Churches in Temple include: El Divino Salvador Methodist Church (A), Heights Baptist Church (B), Reed Chapel Church of God Christ (C), Eternal Life Baptist Church (D), Evangelical Brethren Church (E), Church of Christ (F), Church of Christ Crestview (G), Saint James Episcopal Church (H).

Cemeteries: Hillcrest Cemetery (1), Lancaster Cemetery (2), Bellwood Memorial Park (3), Hill Cemetery (4), Evergreen Cemetery (5).

Reservoirs: Wendland Farms Lake (A), Lake Polk (B), Veterans Administration Lake (C).

Creek: Pepper Creek (A).

Parks in Temple include: Wildcat Stadium (1), Kiwanis Park (2), Scott and White Park (3), Optimist Number 1 Field (4), Nettles park (5), Baker Field (6), Hallford Baseball Field (7), Miller Park (8), Miller Spring Park (9).


Temple 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Temple:
  • KTEM (1400 AM; 1 kW; TEMPLE, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KTON (940 AM; 1 kW; BELTON, TX; Owner: SHELDON COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • KRZX (1660 AM; 10 kW; WACO, TX; Owner: VAN D. GOODALL, JR.)
  • 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.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • 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.)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • 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)
Strongest FM radio stations in Temple:
  • KWTX-FM (97.5 FM; WACO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WACO-FM (99.9 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)
  • KOOC (106.3 FM; BELTON, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KBDE (89.9 FM; TEMPLE, TX; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KLTD (101.7 FM; TEMPLE, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KLFX (107.3 FM; NOLANVILLE, TX; Owner: SHELDON BROADCASTING, LTD.)
  • KVLT (88.5 FM; TEMPLE, TX; Owner: AMERICAN EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KUSJ (105.5 FM; HARKER HEIGHTS, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • 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.)
  • KFMK (105.9 FM; ROUND ROCK, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLRK (92.9 FM; MARLIN, TX; Owner: VAN D. GOODALL, JR.)
  • KWBU-FM (103.3 FM; WACO, TX; Owner: BRAZOS VALLEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • KIIZ-FM (92.3 FM; KILLEEN, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • K257DA (99.3 FM; TEMPLE, TX; Owner: J AND J BROADCASTING)
TV broadcast stations around Temple:
  • K38FN (Channel 38; WACO, TX; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • KCEN-TV (Channel 6; TEMPLE, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 6, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • 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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