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Population (year 2000): 21,426. Estimated population in July 2005: 25,454 (+18.8% change)
Males: 10,372 (48.4%), Females: 11,054 (51.6%)

Ellis County

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 31.7 years
Median household income: $43,213 (year 2000)
Median house value: $83,200 (year 2000)

Waxahachie, TX residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Waxahachie:

  • White Non-Hispanic (61.4%)
  • Hispanic (19.7%)
  • Black (17.1%)
  • Other race (9.3%)
  • Two or more races (2.0%)
  • American Indian (1.2%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (9.3%), Irish (8.9%), United States (8.9%), English (7.4%), Scotch-Irish (2.3%), French (2.0%).Texas forum

Land area: 40.0 square miles

Waxahachie,

For population 25 years and over in Waxahachie

  • High school or higher: 76.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.4%
  • Unemployed: 11.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Waxahachie city

  • Never married: 22.7%
  • Now married: 57.4%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

6.9% Foreign born (5.8% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +3,205 (+17.6%).

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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: TX Dallas, (27.9 miles pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Hill, TX (7.4 miles Pecan Leaf, TX (8.3 miles Oak Oak, TX Red (9.1 miles TX (9.6 miles Ovilla, Heights, TX (10.3 miles Glenn TX (11.2 miles Midlothian, TX (12.4 miles Maypearl, TX (12.4 miles Palmer,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 109 buildings, average cost: $78,400
  • 1997: 150 buildings, average cost: $66,500
  • 1998: 101 buildings, average cost: $96,500
  • 1999: 139 buildings, average cost: $108,800
  • 2000: 162 buildings, average cost: $126,100
  • 2001: 134 buildings, average cost: $137,100
  • 2002: 186 buildings, average cost: $112,100
  • 2003: 293 buildings, average cost: $99,200
  • 2004: 342 buildings, average cost: $105,300
  • 2005: 424 buildings, average cost: $128,400

Latitude: 32.40 N, Longitude: 96.85 W

Area codes: 469, 214, 972

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

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (19.9%), Educational,health and social services (19.4%), Retail trade (11.4%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,002 (+14.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 5,258 (54.3%)

Crime in Waxahachie by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003
Murders 0 0 1
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 4.7
Rapes 0 1 8
    per 100,000 0.0 4.7 37.3
Robberies 12 8 12
    per 100,000 56.0 37.3 56.0
Assaults 78 53 48
    per 100,000 364.0 247.4 224.0
Burglaries 236 256 269
    per 100,000 1101.5 1194.8 1255.5
Thefts 953 751 865
    per 100,000 4447.9 3505.1 4037.2
Auto thefts 80 64 63
    per 100,000 373.4 298.7 294.0
374.5 310.3 354.1

Average climate in Waxahachie, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Waxahachie,

Waxahachie-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 205% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/25/1994, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.4 miles away from the Waxahachie city center killed 3 people and injured 48 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 5/26/1976, a category 4 tornado 18.5 miles away from the city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Brian Waters - 2005 NFL player (Kansas City Chiefs, born: Feb 18, 1977), Desmond Mason - NBA player (Milwaukee Bucks, born: Oct 11, 1977), Montae Reagor - 2005 NFL player (Indianapolis Colts, born: Jun 29, 1977).


Hospital/medical center in Waxahachie:
  • BAYLOR MEDICAL CENTER AT WAXAHACHIE (1405 W JEFFERSON ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Waxahachie:
  • CEDARS HOSPITAL,THE (about 14 miles; DESOTO, TX)
  • SELECT SPECIALTY HOSPITAL SOUTH DALLAS (about 14 miles; DESOTO, TX)
  • MEDICAL CENTER AT LANCASTER (about 15 miles; LANCASTER, TX)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Waxahachie:
  • DALLAS LOVE FIELD (about 30 miles; DALLAS, TX; ID: DAL)
  • DALLAS/FORT WORTH INTERNATIONAL (about 36 miles; DALLAS-FORT WORTH, TX; ID: DFW)
  • FORT WORTH MEACHAM INTL (about 46 miles; FORT WORTH, TX; ID: FTW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Waxahachie:
  • MID-WAY RGNL (about 6 miles; MIDLOTHIAN/WAXAHACHIE, TX; ID: JWY)
  • CARROLL AIR PARK (about 11 miles; DE SOTO, TX; ID: F66)
  • FERRIS RED OAK MUNI (about 13 miles; FERRIS/RED OAK, TX; ID: 12T)

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
Financial Administration 5 $19,237 $46,168 1 $815
Water Supply 24 $66,526 $33,263 0 $0
Sewerage 18 $48,431 $32,287 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 2 $5,728 $34,368 0 $0
Health 8 $23,880 $35,820 1 $283
Other Government Administration 10 $47,375 $56,850 1 $970
Judicial and Legal 4 $9,662 $28,986 1 $2,256
Police Protection - Officers 45 $165,448 $44,119 0 $0
Police - Other 9 $21,210 $28,280 0 $0
Firefighters 38 $153,853 $48,585 0 $0
Fire - Other 1 $2,216 $26,592 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 18 $52,421 $34,947 7 $2,593
Streets and Highways 16 $45,810 $34,357 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 13 $40,505 $37,389 0 $0
Totals for Government 211 $702,303 $39,941 11 $6,917
Colleges/Universities in Waxahachie:
  • SOUTHWESTERN ASSEMBLIES OF GOD UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 1,631; Location: 1200 SYCAMORE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.sagu.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • UNITED STATES NATIONAL TENNIS ACADEMY (FT enrollment: 95; Location: 1014 FERRIS AVE STE 104-2; Private, not-for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Waxahachie:
  • MOUNTAIN VIEW COLLEGE (about 24 miles; DALLAS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,029)
  • DALLAS BAPTIST UNIVERSITY (about 24 miles; DALLAS, TX; FT enrollment: 2,496)
  • SOUTHERN METHODIST UNIVERSITY (about 26 miles; DALLAS, TX; FT enrollment: 8,231)
  • EL CENTRO COLLEGE (about 27 miles; DALLAS, TX; FT enrollment: 2,359)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT ARLINGTON (about 31 miles; ARLINGTON, TX; FT enrollment: 15,467)
  • UNIVERSITY OF DALLAS (about 32 miles; IRVING, TX; FT enrollment: 2,400)
  • EASTFIELD COLLEGE (about 33 miles; MESQUITE, TX; FT enrollment: 4,457)
Public high schools in Waxahachie:
  • WAXAHACHIE H S (Students: 1,278; Location: 411 N GIBSON ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • WILEMON EDUCATION/LEARNING CENTER (Students: 25; Location: 411 GIBSON ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Waxahachie:
  • CORNERSTONE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 337; Location: PO BOX 774; Grades: PK - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Waxahachie:
  • WAXAHACHIE J H (Students: 1,004; Location: 411 N GIBSON ST; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • WEDGEWORTH EL (Students: 620; Location: 411 N GIBSON ST; Grades: 01 - 05)
  • MARVIN ELEMENTARY (Students: 549; Location: 411 N GIBSON ST; Grades: PK - KG)
  • NORTHSIDE EL (Students: 492; Location: 411 GIBSON ST; Grades: 01 - 05)
  • WAXAHACHIE NINTH GRADE ACADEMY (Students: 488; Location: 411 N GIBSON ST; Grades: 08 - 09)
  • DUNAWAY EL (Students: 478; Location: 411 N GIBSON ST; Grades: 01 - 05)
  • SHACKELFORD EL (Students: 475; Location: 411 N GIBSON ST; Grades: 01 - 05)
  • TURNER MIDDLE (Students: 450; Location: 411 N GIBSON ST; Grades: 06 - 06)
  • WAXAHACHIE FAITH FAMILY ACADEMY (Students: 319; Location: 701 OVILLA RD; Grades: PK - 12)
Private primary/middle school in Waxahachie:
  • ST JOSEPH CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 139; Location: 506 E MARVIN ST; Grades: PK - 6)
Library in Waxahachie:
  • NICHOLAS P. SIMS LIBRARY & LYCEUM (Operating income: $737,930; Location: 515 W MAIN ST; 105,607 books; 5,564 audio materials; 2,526 video materials; 196 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Waxahachie: Wyatt Street Shotgun House Historic District (A), North Rogers Street Historic District (B), Oldham Avenue Historic District (C), Ellis County Courthouse Historic District (D), West End Historic District (E), Williams-Erwin House (F), William Lewis House (G), William Koger House (H), F R Adamson House (I), Samuel Langsford House (J), E F Phillips House (K), E M Hines House (L), Joe Cohn House (M), Cole-Hipp House (N), Coleman-Cole House (O), Roy Connally House (P), Waxahachie Lumber Company (Q), Waxahachie Chautauqua Building (R), Rosemont House (S), John Solon House (T).

Churches in Waxahachie include: Central Presbyterian Church (A), Church of Christ (B), Farley Street Baptist Church (C), Saint Pauls Episcopal Church (D), First Baptist Church of Waxahachie (E), Samaria Baptist Church (F), Shiloh Baptist Church (G), Covenant Place of Waxahachie Church (H).

Cemetery: Hillcrest Park Cemetery (1).

Reservoirs: Lake Waxahachie (A), Katy Lake (B), Soil Conservation Service Site 14 Reservoir (C), Soil Conservation Service Site 13 Reservoir (D).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Lone Elm Branch (A), South Prong Creek (B), Long Branch (C).

Parks in Waxahachie include: Richards Park (1), Sheaffer Full Life Center - Southwest Assemblies of God University (2), Lumpkin Stadium (3), Getzendaner Memorial Park (4), Spring Park (5), Chapman Park (6), Southwest Assemblies of God University Football Field (7), Southwest Assemblies of God University Baseball Fields (8).


Waxahachie 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 below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Population density below state average for cities.
Strongest AM radio stations in Waxahachie:
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • KBEC (1390 AM; 1 kW; WAXAHACHIE, TX; Owner: FAYE AND RICHARD TUCK, INC.)
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KHCK (1480 AM; 5 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: KMRT-AM LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KGGR (1040 AM; daytime; 5 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KHVN (970 AM; 10 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KAAM (770 AM; 10 kW; GARLAND, TX; Owner: DONTRON, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Waxahachie:
  • KRBV (100.3 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF FORT WORTH)
  • KEGL (97.1 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLLI (105.3 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF DALLAS)
  • KOAI (107.5 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: INFINITY KOAI-FM, INC.)
  • KVIL-FM (103.7 FM; HIGHLAND PARK-DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF TEXAS)
  • KHKS (106.1 FM; DENTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KZPS (92.5 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBFB (97.9 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KSCS (96.3 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KKDA-FM (104.5 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: SERVICE BROADCASTING I, LTD.)
  • KLNO (94.1 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • 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)
  • KERA (90.1 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDMX (102.9 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KVTT (91.7 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: RESEARCH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION, INC)
  • KLUV-FM (98.7 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF DALLAS)
  • KNON (89.3 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: AGAPE BROADCASTING FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WRR (101.1 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CITY OF DALLAS, TEXAS)
  • KPLX (99.5 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KPLX LICO, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Waxahachie:
  • KTVT (Channel 11; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: CBS STATIONS GROUP OF TEXAS L.P.)
  • KDAF (Channel 33; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • KDFI (Channel 27; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NEW DMIC, INC.)
  • KXAS-TV (Channel 5; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: STATION VENTURE OPERATIONS, LP)
  • KDTN (Channel 2; DENTON, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KERA-TV (Channel 13; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMPX (Channel 29; DECATUR, TX; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KTXA (Channel 21; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: VIACOM TELEVISION STATIONS GROUP OF DALLAS/FORT WORTH L.P.)
  • KUVN (Channel 23; GARLAND, TX; Owner: KUVN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KSTR-TV (Channel 49; IRVING, TX; Owner: TELEFUTURA DALLAS LLC)
  • KPXD (Channel 68; ARLINGTON, TX; Owner: PAXSON DALLAS LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFAA-TV (Channel 8; DALLAS, TX; Owner: WFAA-TV, L.P.)
  • KXTX-TV (Channel 39; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF TEXAS PARTNERSHIP, LP)
  • KDFW (Channel 4; DALLAS, TX; Owner: KDFW LICENSE, INC.)
  • KDTX-TV (Channel 58; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF TEXAS, INC.)
  • KATA-LP (Channel 60; MESQUITE, TX; Owner: JANE McGINNIS)
  • K26HF (Channel 26; BRITTON, TX; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KHPK-LP (Channel 28; DE SOTO, TX; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KVFW-LP (Channel 65; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: GERALD BENAVIDES)
  • K25FW (Channel 25; CORSICANA, TX; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KLDT (Channel 55; LAKE DALLAS, TX; Owner: JOHNSON BROADCASTING OF DALLAS, INC.)
  • KFWD (Channel 52; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: HIC BROADCAST, INC.)
  • KJJM-LP (Channel 46; DALLAS/MESQUITE, TX; Owner: JANE McGINNIS)
  • KSEX-LP (Channel 57; DALLAS, TX; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KLEG-LP (Channel 44; DALLAS, TX; Owner: DILIP VISWANATH)

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