Alice, Texas

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Population in 2017: 18,949 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: -0.3%
 
Males: 9,067  (47.9%)
Females: 9,882  (52.1%)
Median resident age:

35.1 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 78332.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $45,027 (it was $30,365 in 2000)
Alice:

$45,027
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $19,744 (it was $13,118 in 2000)

Alice city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $94,732 (it was $42,800 in 2000)
Alice:

$94,732
TX:

$172,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $124,341; detached houses: $126,997; townhouses or other attached units: $103,430; mobile homes: $60,905

Median gross rent in 2017: $767.

March 2019 cost of living index in Alice: 78.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 24.2%
(21.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 24.2% for Black residents, 24.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 70.0% for American Indian residents, 35.8% for other race residents, 32.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Alice, TX (2017)
    • 17,91687.8%Hispanic
    • 2,26911.1%White alone
    • 1810.9%Black alone
    • 1850.9%Asian alone
    • 1100.5%Two or more races
    • 350.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 180.09%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 79 registered sex offenders living in Alice, Texas as of May 28, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Alice is 254 to 1.


Crime rates in Alice by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(5.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.1)
10
(51.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
10
(50.6)
8
(39.9)
5
(25.2)
8
(40.3)
7
(35.2)
8
(40.6)
12
(61.5)
8
(40.8)
9
(45.7)
8
(40.6)
7
(36.0)
8
(41.4)
11
(58.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
11
(55.7)
5
(24.9)
8
(40.3)
11
(55.4)
13
(65.4)
7
(35.6)
3
(15.4)
6
(30.6)
11
(55.9)
6
(30.5)
5
(25.7)
3
(15.5)
4
(21.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
142
(718.4)
139
(692.5)
125
(629.7)
162
(815.9)
166
(834.8)
151
(766.9)
190
(974.1)
148
(754.1)
135
(686.2)
128
(650.1)
97
(498.4)
79
(409.1)
76
(401.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
308
(1,558)
292
(1,455)
423
(2,131)
387
(1,949)
436
(2,192)
356
(1,808)
238
(1,220)
278
(1,416)
236
(1,200)
245
(1,244)
371
(1,906)
308
(1,595)
246
(1,300)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,392
(7,043)
1,310
(6,527)
1,596
(8,040)
1,224
(6,165)
913
(4,591)
843
(4,281)
851
(4,363)
884
(4,504)
929
(4,722)
740
(3,758)
859
(4,413)
685
(3,547)
659
(3,482)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
68
(344.0)
55
(274.0)
63
(317.4)
73
(367.7)
57
(286.6)
37
(187.9)
64
(328.1)
54
(275.1)
43
(218.6)
44
(223.5)
40
(205.5)
38
(196.8)
34
(179.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
14
(70.8)
15
(74.7)
14
(70.5)
19
(95.7)
21
(105.6)
14
(71.1)
18
(92.3)
13
(66.2)
14
(71.2)
11
(55.9)
10
(51.4)
12
(62.1)
5
(26.4)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)629.3562.7654.4624.5574.8509.4545.1595.8481.0437.1462.5388.9377.8

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City-data.com crime index in Alice, TX

Crime rate in Alice detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 43 (33 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.74
Texas average:

1.55
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Ancestries: American (3.4%), German (3.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 202 feet

Land area: 11.9 square miles.

Population density: 1,592 people per square mile   (low).

Alice, Texas map

1,458 residents are foreign born (5.9% Latin America).

This city:

7.1%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,032 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $894 (1.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Corpus Christi, TX (40.9 miles , pop. 277,454).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (120.7 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities:

Rancho Alegre, TX (1.3 miles ),
Alice Acres, TX (1.8 miles ),
Coyote Acres, TX (2.1 miles ),
Loma Linda East, TX (2.8 miles ),
Owl Ranch-Amargosa, TX (3.1 miles ),
Owl Ranch, TX (3.2 miles ),
Amargosa, TX (3.2 miles ),
San Diego, TX (3.2 miles )

Latitude: 27.75 N, Longitude: 98.07 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +6,005 (+29.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 5,619 (69.6%)

Area code: 361

Distribution of median household income in Alice, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in Alice, TX in 2017
Alice satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 24 buildings, average cost: $77,200
  • 1998: 15 buildings, average cost: $86,400
  • 1999: 25 buildings, average cost: $73,800
  • 2000: 20 buildings, average cost: $97,800
  • 2001: 12 buildings, average cost: $94,200
  • 2002: 18 buildings, average cost: $88,300
  • 2003: 30 buildings, average cost: $88,700
  • 2004: 36 buildings, average cost: $73,900
  • 2005: 73 buildings, average cost: $79,500
  • 2006: 46 buildings, average cost: $109,000
  • 2007: 30 buildings, average cost: $98,000
  • 2008: 30 buildings, average cost: $105,500
  • 2009: 9 buildings, average cost: $129,900
  • 2010: 18 buildings, average cost: $109,700
  • 2011: 19 buildings, average cost: $60,900
  • 2012: 32 buildings, average cost: $105,900
  • 2013: 28 buildings, average cost: $112,800
  • 2014: 24 buildings, average cost: $128,700
  • 2015: 12 buildings, average cost: $127,700
  • 2016: 10 buildings, average cost: $100,500
  • 2017: 11 buildings, average cost: $123,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Alice, TX residents
Average permit cost in Alice, TX
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.5%
Texas:

3.5%
Most common industries in Alice, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (14.1%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (13.3%)
  • Educational services (10.1%)
  • Public administration (8.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.9%)
  • Construction (5.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (20.7%)
  • Public administration (9.9%)
  • Construction (9.4%)
  • Health care (5.9%)
  • Educational services (5.0%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (24.0%)
  • Educational services (16.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.2%)
  • Public administration (5.9%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.9%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Alice, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Cashiers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.8%)
  • Extraction workers (4.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.1%)
  • Cashiers (6.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.6%)

Average climate in Alice, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Alice, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Tornado activity:

Alice-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 35% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/24/1970, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 21.7 miles away from the Alice city center killed one person and injured 15 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/16/1969, a category F3 tornado 24.3 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Alice-area historical earthquake activity is below Texas state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 73.4 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 364.9 miles away from Alice center
On 3/24/1997 at 22:31:34, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 2.5 miles away from the city 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) earthquake occurred 80.8 miles away from the city center
On 5/23/2007 at 19:09:15, a magnitude 5.6 (5.4 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 419.2 miles away from Alice center
On 7/20/1991 at 23:38:19, a magnitude 3.6 (3.4 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 80.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Jim Wells County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 11, Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Fires: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Winds: 2, Heavy Rain: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Alice topographic map

Hospitals in Alice:

  • CHRISTUS SPOHN HOSPITAL ALICE (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 2500 E MAIN STREET)
  • GREEN ACRES (5927 S HWY 281)
  • REYNOLDS HOME (601 N REYNOLDS)
  • SO TX HOME HLTH AND HOSPICE SVCS INC (COUNTY ROAD 242 RT 3 BOX 21)

Nursing Homes in Alice:

  • ALICE REGIONAL HOSPITAL SNU (2500 E MAIN ST)
  • MERIDIAN CARE OF ALICE (218 219 N KING ST)
  • RETAMA MANOR NURSING CENTER/ALICE (606 COYOTE TR)
  • RETAMA MANOR NURSING HOME (606 COYOTE TRAIL)

Dialysis Facilities in Alice:

  • DSI ALICE RENAL CENTER (2345 ALICE REGIONAL BLVD)
  • RENAL CARE GROUP ALICE (901 MEDICAL CENTER BLVD)

Home Health Centers in Alice:

  • DEL CIELO HOME CARE SERVICES (301 E 1ST STREET SUITE A & D)
  • FIRST HOME HEALTHCARE LLC (230 S GULF STREET BUILDING B)
  • HEART TO HEART HOMECARE ALICE (1156 E 2ND ST)
  • INFUSION PLUS LLC (206 EAST 4 TH STREET)
  • LA BUENA SALUD HOME HEALTH (627 N KING #4)
  • MI CASA HOME HEALTH AGENCY (136 CR. 134)
  • MI FAMILIA HOME HEALTH (1881 SOUTH REYNOLDS SUITE B)
  • REAL HOME HEALTH CARE INC (301 LUCERO STREET)
  • SACRED HEART SPECIALTY HOME CARE LLC (614 W 5TH STREET)
  • SALDIVAR HOME HEALTH INC (901 N JOHNSON ST)
  • UNITED HOME CARE (405 HIGHLAND STREET)

Airports located in Alice:

Amtrak station:

ALICE (301 N. JOHNSON ST.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, intercity bus service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Alice:

  • Texas A & M University-Kingsville (about 20 miles; Kingsville, TX; Full-time enrollment: 9,295)
  • Del Mar College (about 41 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 5,213)
  • Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi (about 46 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 9,092)
  • Coastal Bend College (about 52 miles; Beeville, TX; FT enrollment: 2,880)
  • Texas A & M International University (about 85 miles; Laredo, TX; FT enrollment: 5,203)
  • Laredo Community College (about 91 miles; Laredo, TX; FT enrollment: 9,743)
  • Victoria College (about 100 miles; Victoria, TX; FT enrollment: 2,730)

Public high school in Alice:

  • ALICE H S (Students: 1,396, Location: 1 COYOTE TRL, Grades: 9-12)

Private high school in Alice:

  • ALICE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 44, Location: 1200 N STADIUM RD, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Alice:

  • NOONAN EL (Students: 592, Location: 701 W THIRD ST, Grades: PK-4)
  • SCHALLERT EL (Students: 591, Location: 1001 JIM WELLS ST, Grades: PK-4)
  • DUBOSE INT (Students: 482, Location: 1000 N CAMERON, Grades: 5-6)
  • SAENZ EL (Students: 453, Location: 800 S JOHNSON ST, Grades: PK-4)
  • MEMORIAL INT (Students: 379, Location: 900 W THIRD ST, Grades: 5-6)
  • SALAZAR EL (Students: 293, Location: 1028 PIERCE ST, Grades: PK-4)
  • HILLCREST EL (Students: 194, Location: 1400 MORNINGSIDE, Grades: PK-4)
  • ADAMS MIDDLE (Location: 901 E THIRD ST, Grades: 7-8)
  • GARCIA EL (Location: 3051 OLD KINGSVILLE RD, Grades: PK-4)

Private elementary/middle schools in Alice:

  • ST JOSEPH PAROCHIAL SCHOOL (Students: 184, Location: 311 DEWEY AVE, Grades: PK-7)
  • ST ELIZABETH SCHOOL (Students: 183, Location: 615 E 5TH ST, Grades: PK-6)
See full list of schools located in Alice

Library in Alice:

  • ALICE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $720,189; Location: 401 E 3RD ST; 151,212 books; 418 e-books; 2,081 audio materials; 2,576 video materials; 5 local licensed databases; 50 state licensed databases; 120 print serial subscriptions; 10 electronic serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • there is only one hospital in Alice, TX which is Christus Spohn. Regional is no longer open.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Alice: Alice Fire Department (A), Jim Wells County Sheriff's Office (B), Alice Police Department (C), South Texas Museum (D), Liberty Emergency Medical Services (E), Guardian Emergency Medical Services (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Alice include: Trinity Church (A), Church of Christ (B), Stonegate Baptist Church (C), Grace Baptist Church (D), First Mexican Baptist Church (E), Cornerstone Baptist Church (F), Pentecostal Missionary Assembly Church (G), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (H), Immanuel Lutheran Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Collins Cemetery (1), Fraternal Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Alice include: Lake Alice Park (1), Mary Garcia Park (2), Alice Memorial Stadium (3), Plaza Park (4), Plaza del Fuente (5), Anderson Park (6), Alice Memorial Stadium (7), Buena Vista Park (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Bel-Air Motel (724 North Johnson Street), Best Western Executive Inn (1350 South US Highway 281), Alice Motor Inn (500 South US Highway 281).

Court: Alice City - Municipal Court (415 East Main Street).

Birthplace of: Richard Raymond (Texas politician) - Politician, Angela Salinas - Marine Corps general, Bill Henry - Baseball player, Raul G. Salinas - Politician, Jim Tyrone - Baseball player, Joe Pate - Baseball player, Robert Curl, Wayne Tyrone - Baseball player.

Jim Wells County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Alice and their reported violations in the past:

GONZALITOZ GROCERY STORE (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In APR-01-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-25-2011), St Public Notif requested (MAY-25-2011)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.8 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

73.9%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.3%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Alice in 2010:

  • 199 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 62 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 12 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Alice in 2000:

  • 263 people in nursing homes
  • 39 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 23 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 7 people in religious group quarters
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 4 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards

Banks with branches in Alice (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Alice Mb Branch, Alice Medical Branch, Alice Branch. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Prosperity Bank: Alice Branch at 1200 East Main Street, branch established on 1988/08/19. Info updated 2012/01/05: Bank assets: $9,816.2 mil, Deposits: $8,064.8 mil, headquarters in El Campo, TX, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 187 total offices, Holding Company: Prosperity Bancshares, Inc.
  • Texas Champion Bank: at 801 North Texas Boulevard, branch established on 1912/08/12. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $344.7 mil, Deposits: $288.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Mesquite Financial Services, Inc.
  • First Community Bank: Alice Branch at 1600 East Main Street, branch established on 1998/03/10. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $314.4 mil, Deposits: $273.9 mil, headquarters in Corpus Christi, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Coastal Bend Bancshares, Inc.
  • International Bank of Commerce: Ibc Zapata - Alice Branch at 2001 East Main, branch established on 2005/03/21. Info updated 2007/04/10: Bank assets: $504.9 mil, Deposits: $413.1 mil, headquarters in Zapata, TX, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: International Bancshares Corporation
  • First National Bank Texas: Alice Banking Center - Rc 870 at 2701 East Main Street, branch established on 2004/05/19. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $944.3 mil, Deposits: $815.9 mil, headquarters in Killeen, TX, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 250 total offices, Holding Company: First Community Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Alice:

Marital status in Alice, TX
  • Never married: 31.8%
  • Now married: 47.2%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 7.8%
  • Divorced: 11.3%

For population 25 years and over in Alice:

  • High school or higher: 74.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 6.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.7
Texas average:

14.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Alice
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Alice, TX (based on Jim Wells County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic17,2589
Evangelical Protestant7,66031
Mainline Protestant9668
Other6032
Black Protestant1931
Orthodox372
None14,121-
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: 10
This county:

2.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Here:

1.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Jim Wells County:

5.59 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 23
This county:

5.59 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Jim Wells County:

8.9%
State:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.0%
Texas:

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

14.4%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Alice:

47.6%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

46.5%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Alice:

28.5
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.8%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.7%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Alice:

6.8
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Alice:

33.1%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
This city:

53.5%
State:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.1%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Alice, TX Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 38$190,982$60,3100$0
Firefighters 34$143,312$50,5810$0
Solid Waste Management 26$82,666$38,1540$0
Parks and Recreation 23$53,021$27,6630$0
Streets and Highways 20$61,678$37,0070$0
Other and Unallocable 16$55,124$41,3430$0
Financial Administration 15$54,987$43,9900$0
Sewerage 13$53,430$49,3200$0
Police - Other 12$31,693$31,6934$1,858
Water Supply 10$35,207$42,2480$0
Other Government Administration 7$33,604$57,6071$51
Health 6$15,137$30,2740$0
Local Libraries 6$15,336$30,6721$611
Judicial and Legal 3$6,527$26,1080$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 3$10,523$42,0920$0
Airports 1$2,221$26,6520$0
Totals for Government 233$845,448$43,5426$2,520

Alice government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $5,449,000 ($287.56)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $5,296,000 ($279.49)
    Water Utilities: $3,431,000 ($181.06)
    Police Protection: $2,854,000 ($150.61)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,555,000 ($134.84)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,785,000 ($94.20)
    Sewerage: $1,436,000 ($75.78)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,097,000 ($57.89)
    General Public Buildings: $732,000 ($38.63)
    Financial Administration: $511,000 ($26.97)
    Central Staff Services: $419,000 ($22.11)
    Parking Facilities: $382,000 ($20.16)
    Libraries: $324,000 ($17.10)
    Regular Highways: $323,000 ($17.05)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $303,000 ($15.99)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $136,000 ($7.18)
    Health - Other: $117,000 ($6.17)
    Air Transportation: $33,000 ($1.74)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $405,000 ($21.37)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $335,000 ($17.68)
    Sewerage: $264,000 ($13.93)
    Local Fire Protection: $173,000 ($9.13)
    Water Utilities: $73,000 ($3.85)
    Parks and Recreation: $48,000 ($2.53)
    Police Protection: $38,000 ($2.01)
    Financial Administration: $25,000 ($1.32)
    General Public Building: $17,000 ($0.90)
    Libraries: $6,000 ($0.32)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,000 ($0.26)
    Air Transportation: $3,000 ($0.16)
    Health - Other: $2,000 ($0.11)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $16,440,000 ($867.59)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $419,000 ($22.11)

Alice government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $2,669,000 ($140.85)
    Sewerage: $2,465,000 ($130.09)
    Parks and Recreation: $389,000 ($20.53)
    Air Transportation: $4,000 ($0.21)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $992,000 ($52.35)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $354,000 ($18.68)
    Interest Earnings: $272,000 ($14.35)
    Rents: $33,000 ($1.74)
    Sale of Property: $26,000 ($1.37)
    General Revenue - Other: $9,000 ($0.47)
    Donations From Private Sources: $5,000 ($0.26)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $5,106,000 ($269.46)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $99,000 ($5.22)
    General Local Government Support: $49,000 ($2.59)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $14,510,000 ($765.74)
    Property: $3,181,000 ($167.87)
    Public Utilities Sales: $994,000 ($52.46)
    Other Selective Sales: $594,000 ($31.35)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $132,000 ($6.97)

Alice government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $25,973,000 ($1370.68)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $24,661,000 ($1301.44)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,312,000 ($69.24)

Alice government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,453,000 ($235.00)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $28,001,000 ($1477.70)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,322,000 ($69.77)

5.23% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($49,056 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.23%
Texas average:

7.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Nueces County, TX  1.55% ($52,161 average AGI)
from Duval County, TX  0.60% ($30,552)
from Bexar County, TX  0.31% ($32,689)


6.90% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($44,091 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.90%
Texas average:

7.26%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Nueces County, TX  1.54% ($39,493 average AGI)
to Bexar County, TX  0.87% ($46,157)
to Duval County, TX  0.72% ($31,962)
Businesses in Alice, TX
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1La-Z-Boy1
AutoZone1Lane Furniture1
Best Western1Little Caesars Pizza1
Blockbuster1Long John Silver's1
CVS1Maurices1
Chevrolet1McDonald's3
Church's Chicken1Nike4
ColorTyme1Payless1
Cricket Wireless3Pizza Hut1
Curves1Popeyes1
Days Inn1RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx2Sears1
GameStop1T-Mobile2
Goodwill1U-Haul2
H&R Block1UPS4
Holiday Inn1Vans1
JCPenney1Walgreens1
Jones New York1Walmart1
La Quinta1

Strongest AM radio stations in Alice:

  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • 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.)
  • KGBT (1530 AM; 50 kW; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KVOZ (890 AM; 12 kW; DEL MAR HILLS, TX; Owner: CONSOLIDATED RADIO, INC.)
  • KINE (1330 AM; 1 kW; KINGSVILLE, TX)
  • KURV (710 AM; 10 kW; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: VOICE OF VALLEY AGRICULTURE, INC.)
  • KENS (1160 AM; 25 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: KENS-TV, INC.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)
  • KSAH (720 AM; 10 kW; UNIVERSAL CITY, TX; Owner: KSAH LICENSING, INC.)
  • KUBR (1210 AM; 10 kW; SAN JUAN, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)

Strongest FM radio stations in Alice:

  • KOPY-FM (92.1 FM; ALICE, TX; Owner: SCENDERO MULTIMEDIA, INC.)
  • KUKA (105.9 FM; SAN DIEGO, TX; Owner: IDEAL MEDIA, INC.)
  • KMIQ (104.9 FM; ROBSTOWN, TX; Owner: COTTON BROADCASTING)
  • KFLZ (106.9 FM; BISHOP, TX; Owner: DAVILA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSAB (99.9 FM; ROBSTOWN, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRYS-FM (99.1 FM; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMXR (93.9 FM; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFTX (97.5 FM; KINGSVILLE, TX; Owner: QUALITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KLTG (96.5 FM; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KLUX (89.5 FM; ROBSTOWN, TX; Owner: DIOCESAN TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KNDA (102.9 FM; ALICE, TX; Owner: GUERRA ENTERPRISES)
  • KKLM (88.7 FM; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KZFM (95.5 FM; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: MALKAN FM ASSOCIATES)
  • KKBA (92.7 FM; KINGSVILLE, TX; Owner: OHIO BROADCAST ASSOCIATES)
  • KEDT-FM (90.3 FM; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS PUBLIC BRAODCASTING SYSTEM)
  • KBNJ (91.7 FM; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KOUL (103.7 FM; SINTON, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)

TV broadcast stations around Alice:

  • KIII (Channel 3; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 3 OF CORPUS CHRISTI, INC.)
  • KORO (Channel 28; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KZTV (Channel 10; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: EAGLE CREEK BROADCASTING OF CORPUS CHRISTI, LLC)
  • KRIS-TV (Channel 6; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: KVOA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K38EB (Channel 38; KINGSVILLE-ALICE, TX; Owner: KVOA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K20EK (Channel 20; KINGSVILLE-ALICE, TX; Owner: KVOA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KEDT (Channel 16; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • K50DW (Channel 50; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K46DL (Channel 46; KINGSVILLE, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Alice fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 67Number of bridges
  • 902ft / 275mTotal length
  • $241,000Total costs
  • 365,545Total average daily traffic
  • 51,023Total average daily truck traffic
  • 459,060Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic
New bridges in Alice, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31920-1929
  • 81930-1939
  • 41940-1949
  • 61950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 61970-1979
  • 71980-1989
  • 281990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Alice, TX
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Alice)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 274 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Alice, TX)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Alice)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Alice)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 11 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 215. The highest number of fires - 386 took place in 2008, and the least - 43 in 2004. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Alice, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (62.5%), and Structure Fires (21.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Alice, TX
    • 2,01962.5%Outside Fires
    • 68821.3%Structure Fires
    • 42913.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 942.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Alice, TX

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Alice, Texas:

  • La Quinta Inn & Suites Alice, 2400 E Main St, Alice, Texas 78332 , Phone: (361) 661-1777, Fax: (361) 661-1771
  • Hampton Inn, 3135 Emain St,, Alice, Texas 78332 , Phone: (361) 664-1111, Fax: (361) 664-5555
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Alice, Texas
Most common first names in Alice, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Maria17074.4 years
Jose13768.4 years
Juan10768.0 years
Guadalupe10175.5 years
Manuel7173.6 years
Mary7078.5 years
James6671.8 years
John6668.3 years
William6473.3 years
Jesus5868.9 years
Most common last names in Alice, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Garcia31575.3 years
Gonzalez24373.6 years
Garza16973.2 years
Rodriguez12475.0 years
Perez12173.0 years
Lopez10073.4 years
Trevino9474.1 years
Martinez9272.6 years
Ramirez8773.0 years
Saenz7772.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Alice, TX
  • 60.4%Electricity
  • 37.7%Utility gas
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Alice, TX
  • 65.9%Electricity
  • 33.2%Utility gas
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Alice compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Alice on our top lists:

  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of murders per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (population 5,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (population 5,000+)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people born in the same U.S. state as the city (population 5,000+)"
There are 11 pilots and 24 other airmen in this city.
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