Adamsville, Texas

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Population in July 2007: 1,256.
Males: 635  (50.6%)
Females: 621  (49.4%)
Median resident age:  42.0 years
Texas median age:  32.3 years

Zip code: 76550

Estimated median household income in 2013: $52,584 (it was $38,750 in 2000)
Adamsville:

$52,584
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $29,959 (it was $21,722 in 2000)

Adamsville CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $156,487 (it was $87,000 in 2000)
Adamsville:

$156,487
TX:

$132,000
  • Races in Adamsville, TX (2000)

    Adamsville races chart
    • 98690.9%White alone
    • 444.1%Hispanic
    • 302.8%Black alone
    • 111.0%Two or more races
    • 90.8%American Indian alone
    • 50.5%Asian alone

Races in Adamsville detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Adamsville: 86.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 232.3 square miles.

Population density: 5.4 people per square mile   (very low).

Adamsville, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Adamsville:

  • High school or higher: 87.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.8%
  • Unemployed: 7.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Adamsville CCD:

  • Never married: 14.9%
  • Now married: 71.3%
  • Separated: 3.6%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 6.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Adamsville CCD:  0.7% ($567)
Texas:  1.8% ($1,393)
Adamsville satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Killeen, TX (29.3 miles , pop. 86,911).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Austin, TX (73.5 miles , pop. 656,562).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (129.5 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: Evant, TX (3.5 miles ), Lometa, TX (3.8 miles ), Lampasas, TX (4.0 miles ), North Coryell, TX (4.3 miles ), Kempner, TX (4.3 miles ), Copperas Cove, TX (4.5 miles ), Fort Hood, TX (5.1 miles ), Goldthwaite, TX (5.1 miles ).

Latitude: 31.30 N, Longitude: 98.17 W

Area code: 512

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.3%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (19%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (17%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (6%)
  • Wood products (4%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Health care (9%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Pharmacies and drug stores (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (13%)
  • Carpenters (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Painters and paperhangers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (8%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)

Work and jobs in Adamsville: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Adamsville, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Adamsville-area historical tornado activity is near Texas state average. It is 36% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/27/1997, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 46.4 miles away from the Adamsville place center killed 27 people and injured 12 people and caused $40 million in damages.

On 5/6/1973, a category F5 tornado 46.5 miles away from the place center .

Earthquake activity:

Adamsville-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 193.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 316.9 miles away from Adamsville center
On 1/2/1992 at 11:45:35, a magnitude 5.0 (4.6 MB, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 298.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 172.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 253.2 miles away from Adamsville center
On 4/7/2008 at 09:51:12, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, 3.9 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 164.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lampasas County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 5, Hurricanes: 3, Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Adamsville:

  • JANUARY CARE HOME INC (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; EVANT, TX)
  • ROLLINS BROOK COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 16 miles away; LAMPASAS, TX)
  • LAMPASAS NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; LAMPASAS, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Adamsville:

  • Central Texas College (about 25 miles; Killeen, TX; Full-time enrollment: 15,911)
  • University of Mary Hardin-Baylor (about 45 miles; Belton, TX; FT enrollment: 2,885)
  • Temple College (about 51 miles; Temple, TX; FT enrollment: 3,796)
  • McLennan Community College (about 62 miles; Waco, TX; FT enrollment: 6,673)
  • Tarleton State University (about 64 miles; Stephenville, TX; FT enrollment: 8,882)
  • Concordia University-Texas (about 64 miles; Austin, TX; FT enrollment: 2,192)
  • Baylor University (about 65 miles; Waco, TX; FT enrollment: 14,800)

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Notable locations in Adamsville: Pecan Grove Community Clubhouse (A), Adamsville Fire Department (B), Capital Ambulance Service (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Adamsville include: Clay Rock Church (A), Grundyville Church (B), Hines Chapel (C), School Creek Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Smith Cemetery (1), Pilgrims Rest Cemetery (2), Hines Chapel Cemetery (3), Townsen Cemetery (4), Rock Church Cemetery (5), Garner Cemetery (6), Straley Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Bennett Creek (A), Bear Branch (B), School Creek (C), Simms Creek (D), Dry Branch (E), Turkey Creek (F), Patterson Creek (G), Mill Branch (H), Kinchelo Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lampasas County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:  2.3 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  74.4%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  2.5%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

12.1%
Whole state:

15.4%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

6.1%
Whole state:

6.7%

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
Texas average:

15.6

Adamsville travel time to work - commute Adamsville mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Adamsville CCD (based on Lampasas County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,26731
Mainline Protestant5226
Catholic3461
Other61
None13,536-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 1
Lampasas County:

0.48 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Lampasas County:

3.83 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
Here:

7.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.7%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Lampasas County:

26.2%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.6%
State:

15.7%

9.52% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,638 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.52%
Texas average:

7.14%

0.18% of residents moved from foreign countries ($560 average AGI)
Lampasas County:

0.18%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Bell County, TX  1.72% ($38,645 average AGI)
from Coryell County, TX  1.40% ($35,384)
from Burnet County, TX  0.40% ($29,714)


9.13% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,424 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.13%
Texas average:

6.69%

0.19% of residents moved to foreign countries ($705 average AGI)
Lampasas County:

0.19%
Texas average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Coryell County, TX  1.40% ($31,796 average AGI)
to Bell County, TX  1.17% ($36,098)
to Travis County, TX  0.46% ($33,313)

Strongest AM radio stations in Adamsville:

  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • 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)
  • KBBW (1010 AM; 10 kW; WACO-MARLIN, TX; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING OF TEXAS)
  • KRZX (1660 AM; 10 kW; WACO, TX; Owner: VAN D. GOODALL, JR.)
  • KCYL (1450 AM; 1 kW; LAMPASAS, TX; Owner: RONALD K. WITCHER)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Adamsville:

  • KACQ (101.9 FM; LOMETA, TX; Owner: DEBRA L. WITCHER)
  • 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.)
  • KSSM (103.1 FM; COPPERAS COVE, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KNCT-FM (91.3 FM; KILLEEN, TX; Owner: CENTRAL TEXAS COLLEGE)
  • WACO-FM (99.9 FM; WACO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWTX-FM (97.5 FM; WACO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBEY (92.5 FM; BURNET, TX; Owner: MUNBILLA BROADCASTING PROPERTIES, LTD.)

TV broadcast stations around Adamsville:

  • KAKW (Channel 62; KILLEEN, TX; Owner: KAKW LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KWKT (Channel 44; WACO, TX; Owner: COMCORP OF TEXAS LICENSE CORP.)
  • KXXV (Channel 25; WACO, TX; Owner: CENTEX TELEVISION LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • K61CV (Channel 61; MULLIN, TX; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K65BC (Channel 65; MULLIN, TX; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KCEN-TV (Channel 6; TEMPLE, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 6, INC.)
  • KNCT (Channel 46; BELTON, TX; Owner: CENTRAL TEXAS COLLEGE)
  • KWTX-TV (Channel 10; WACO, TX; Owner: KWTX-KBTX LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KXAM-TV (Channel 14; LLANO, TX; Owner: KXAN, INC)

Adamsville fatal accident list:

Jun 24, 1981 02:25 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6
  • Brian Theriault, Adamsville Site (Lat: 31.255639 Lon: -98.175000), Type: 101.1, Overall height: 101.1 m, Registrant: 3105303188, Crisj@aviationsystems.Com, 2510 W 237TH STREET #210
  • Brian Theriault, Adamsville Site (Lat: 31.255639 Lon: -98.175000), Type: 101.1, Overall height: 101.1 m, Registrant: 3105303188, Crisj@aviationsystems.Com, 2510 W 237TH STREET #210
  • Leslie N Nixon, Adamsville Site (Lat: 31.255639 Lon: -98.175000), Type: 101.1, Overall height: 101.1 m, Registrant: 5619950320, Fcc-Contact@gtpsites.Com, 1801 CLINT MOORE ROAD, SUITE 110
  • Leslie N Nixon, Adamsville Site (Lat: 31.255639 Lon: -98.175000), Type: 101.1, Overall height: 101.1 m, Registrant: 5619950320, Fcc-Contact@gtpsites.Com, 750 PARK OF COMMERCE BLVD, ST. 300
  • Leslie N Nixon, Adamsville Site (Lat: 31.255639 Lon: -98.175000), Type: 101.1, Overall height: 101.1 m, Registrant: 5619950320, Fcc-Contact@gtpsites.Com, 750 PARK OF COMMERCE BLVD, ST. 300
  • Kristen Cesana, Adamsville Site (Lat: 31.255639 Lon: -98.175000), Type: 101.1, Structure height: 48281 m, Overall height: 101.1 m, Registrant: 5619950320, Fcc-Contact@gtpsites.Com, 750 PARK OF COMMERCE BLVD, ST. 300

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (48%)
  • Electricity (46%)
  • Utility gas (3%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Other fuel (2%)

Adamsville compared to Texas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Adamsville on our top lists:

  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Panama (population 500+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
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