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Population (year 2000): 21,908. Estimated population in July 2005: 23,548 (+7.5% change)
Males: 10,840 (49.5%), Females: 11,068 (50.5%)

Tarrant County

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Median resident age: 31.6 years
Median household income: $56,751 (year 2000)
Median house value: $78,600 (year 2000)

Watauga, TX residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Watauga:

  • White Non-Hispanic (81.0%)
  • Hispanic (10.7%)
  • Other race (3.9%)
  • Black (2.3%)
  • Two or more races (2.2%)
  • Vietnamese (1.7%)
  • American Indian (1.3%)
  • Other Asian (1.1%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (14.9%), German (14.1%), Irish (12.1%), English (8.5%), French (3.7%), Italian (2.4%).Texas forum

Land area: 4.2 square miles

Watauga,

For population 25 years and over in Watauga

  • High school or higher: 86.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 30.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Watauga city

  • Never married: 19.2%
  • Now married: 64.5%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 3.4%
  • Divorced: 11.4%

5.3% Foreign born (2.5% Asia, 2.1% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,807 (+9.0%).

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Richland Hills, TX North (2.4 miles pop. 55,635).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Worth, TX Fort (10.9 miles pop. 534,694).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Dallas, (32.1 miles pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Richland Hills, TX North (2.4 miles TX Keller, (4.0 miles City, TX Haltom (4.1 miles Hills, TX (4.5 miles Richland TX Hurst, (5.3 miles Mound, TX (6.2 miles Blue TX (6.9 miles Colleyville, TX (7.7 miles Bedford,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 109 buildings, average cost: $90,800
  • 1997: 50 buildings, average cost: $92,600
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 1999: 16 buildings, average cost: $93,900
  • 2000: 168 buildings, average cost: $147,400
  • 2001: 240 buildings, average cost: $122,100
  • 2002: 152 buildings, average cost: $118,000
  • 2003: 62 buildings, average cost: $132,000
  • 2004: 26 buildings, average cost: $108,800
  • 2005: 37 buildings, average cost: $132,000

Latitude: 32.87 N, Longitude: 97.25 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 817

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

Industries providing employment: Retail trade (14.8%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (13.1%), Manufacturing (13.0%), Educational,health and social services (12.6%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -8,444 (-38.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 929 (8.1%)

Crime in Watauga by Year

Type 1999 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 1 1
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 4.6 4.6
Rapes 0 2 10 3 1
    per 100,000 0.0 9.1 45.6 13.7 4.6
Robberies 7 9 9 11 11
    per 100,000 32.0 41.1 41.1 50.2 50.2
Assaults 26 19 58 38 53
    per 100,000 118.7 86.7 264.7 173.5 241.9
Burglaries 85 139 170 116 124
    per 100,000 388.0 634.5 776.0 529.5 566.0
Thefts 268 463 483 426 516
    per 100,000 1223.3 2113.4 2204.7 1944.5 2355.3
Auto thefts 14 30 38 27 48
    per 100,000 63.9 136.9 173.5 123.2 219.1
114.5 173.2 239.9 184.5 221.2

Average climate in Watauga, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Watauga,

Watauga-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 224% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/4/1960, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.6 miles away from the Watauga city center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 3/28/2000, a category 3 tornado 10.9 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 80 people.


Hospitals/medical centers near Watauga:
  • NORTH HILLS HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; NORTH RICHLAND HILLS, TX)
  • HARRIS METHODIST H E B (about 8 miles; BEDFORD, TX)
  • HEALTHSOUTH REHAB CTR (about 10 miles; FORT WORTH, TX)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Watauga:
  • FORT WORTH MEACHAM INTL (about 8 miles; FORT WORTH, TX; ID: FTW)
  • FORT WORTH ALLIANCE (about 9 miles; FORT WORTH, TX; ID: AFW)
  • FORT WORTH NAS JRB/CARSWELL FIELD (about 15 miles; FORT WORTH, TX; ID: NFW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Watauga:
  • SAGINAW (about 9 miles; FORT WORTH, TX; ID: F04)
  • HICKS AIRFIELD (about 11 miles; FORT WORTH, TX; ID: T67)
  • NORTHWEST REGIONAL (about 12 miles; ROANOKE, TX; ID: 52F)

Amtrak station near Watauga:
  • 10 miles: FORT WORTH (1501 JONES ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
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
Judicial and Legal 3 $7,660 $30,640 0 $0
Sewerage 15 $39,923 $31,938 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 1 $2,843 $34,116 0 $0
Health 9 $25,510 $34,013 0 $0
Streets and Highways 5 $11,387 $27,328 0 $0
Firefighters 2 $7,240 $43,440 0 $0
Police - Other 8 $21,708 $32,562 3 $1,517
Police Protection - Officers 33 $144,694 $52,616 0 $0
Other Government Administration 5 $18,551 $44,522 2 $1,461
Other and Unallocable 16 $45,794 $34,345 0 $0
Financial Administration 11 $40,977 $44,702 1 $252
Water Supply 1 $2,369 $28,428 0 $0
Local Libraries 8 $23,995 $35,992 7 $5,156
Parks and Recreation 12 $30,677 $30,677 0 $0
Totals for Government 129 $423,328 $39,379 13 $8,387
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Watauga:
  • TEXAS CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY (about 8 miles; FT WORTH, TX; Full-time enrollment: 7,032)
  • SOUTHWESTERN BAPTIST THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY (about 8 miles; FT WORTH, TX; FT enrollment: 2,253)
  • TARRANT COUNTY COLLEGE (about 10 miles; FT WORTH, TX; FT enrollment: 15,454)
  • TEXAS WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY (about 11 miles; FT WORTH, TX; FT enrollment: 2,403)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT ARLINGTON (about 13 miles; ARLINGTON, TX; FT enrollment: 15,467)
  • NORTH LAKE COLLEGE (about 19 miles; IRVING, TX; FT enrollment: 4,554)
  • DEVRY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 20 miles; IRVING, TX; FT enrollment: 2,651)
Public primary/middle schools in Watauga:
  • WATAUGA MIDDLE (Students: 718; Location: 6300 MAURIE DR; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • GRACE E HARDEMAN EL (Students: 713; Location: 6100 WHISPERING LN; Grades: PK - 05)
  • WATAUGA EL (Students: 642; Location: 5937 WHITLEY RD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • WHITLEY ROAD EL (Students: 634; Location: 7600 WHITLEY RD; Grades: PK - 04)
Library in Watauga:
  • WATAUGA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $495,244; Location: 7109 WHITLEY RD; 36,992 books; 4,482 audio materials; 2,186 video materials; 145 serial subscriptions)

Churches in Watauga include: Fellowship Baptist Church of the Parks (A), Watauga Church of Christ (B), Zion Lutheran Church (C), New Hope Lutheran Church (D), Northside Church of the Nazarene (E).

Parks in Watauga include: Callahan Field (1), Forest Village Park (2).


Watauga compared to Texas state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below 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 significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Watauga:
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KHVN (970 AM; 10 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KNAX (1630 AM; 10 kW; FT. WORTH, TX; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KLIF (570 AM; 5 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: KLIF LICO, INC.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KTNO (1440 AM; 12 kW; DENTON, TX; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTCK (1310 AM; 9 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Watauga:
  • KPLX (99.5 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KPLX LICO, INC.)
  • K217BS (91.3 FM; NORTH RICHLAND HILLS, TX; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • KLLI (105.3 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF DALLAS)
  • KKDA-FM (104.5 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: SERVICE BROADCASTING I, LTD.)
  • KZPS (92.5 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KHKS (106.1 FM; DENTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLUV-FM (98.7 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF DALLAS)
  • KVIL-FM (103.7 FM; HIGHLAND PARK-DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF TEXAS)
  • KOAI (107.5 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: INFINITY KOAI-FM, INC.)
  • KRBV (100.3 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF FORT WORTH)
  • KBFB (97.9 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KSCS (96.3 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KLNO (94.1 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KEGL (97.1 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KCBI (90.9 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CRISWELL CENTER FOR BIBLICAL STUDIES)
  • KDGE (102.1 FM; FORT WORTH-DALLAS, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDMX (102.9 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WRR (101.1 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CITY OF DALLAS, TEXAS)
  • KERA (90.1 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMEO (96.7 FM; FLOWER MOUND, TX; Owner: ABC, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Watauga:
  • KXAS-TV (Channel 5; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: STATION VENTURE OPERATIONS, LP)
  • KDTN (Channel 2; DENTON, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLDT (Channel 55; LAKE DALLAS, TX; Owner: JOHNSON BROADCASTING OF DALLAS, INC.)
  • KTVT (Channel 11; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: CBS STATIONS GROUP OF TEXAS L.P.)
  • KFWD (Channel 52; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: HIC BROADCAST, INC.)
  • KSTR-TV (Channel 49; IRVING, TX; Owner: TELEFUTURA DALLAS LLC)
  • KPXD (Channel 68; ARLINGTON, TX; Owner: PAXSON DALLAS LICENSE, INC.)
  • KUVN (Channel 23; GARLAND, TX; Owner: KUVN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KTXA (Channel 21; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: VIACOM TELEVISION STATIONS GROUP OF DALLAS/FORT WORTH L.P.)
  • KMPX (Channel 29; DECATUR, TX; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WFAA-TV (Channel 8; DALLAS, TX; Owner: WFAA-TV, L.P.)
  • KDFW (Channel 4; DALLAS, TX; Owner: KDFW LICENSE, INC.)
  • KDTX-TV (Channel 58; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF TEXAS, INC.)
  • KXTX-TV (Channel 39; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF TEXAS PARTNERSHIP, LP)
  • KERA-TV (Channel 13; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDAF (Channel 33; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • KDFI (Channel 27; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NEW DMIC, INC.)
  • KUVN-CA (Channel 31; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KUVN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • K26HF (Channel 26; BRITTON, TX; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KHPK-LP (Channel 28; DE SOTO, TX; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K25FW (Channel 25; CORSICANA, TX; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KATA-LP (Channel 60; MESQUITE, TX; Owner: JANE McGINNIS)
  • KLEG-LP (Channel 44; DALLAS, TX; Owner: DILIP VISWANATH)
  • KVFW-LP (Channel 65; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: GERALD BENAVIDES)
  • KJJM-LP (Channel 46; DALLAS/MESQUITE, TX; Owner: JANE McGINNIS)

 

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