Aspermont, Texas

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Population in 2017: 855 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -16.3%
 
Males: 400  (46.8%)
Females: 455  (53.2%)
Median resident age:

39.1 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 79502.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $38,396 (it was $25,893 in 2000)
Aspermont:

$38,396
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $21,161 (it was $14,060 in 2000)

Aspermont town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $61,974 (it was $28,000 in 2000)
Aspermont:

$61,974
TX:

$172,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $60,364; detached houses: $65,302; mobile homes: $18,572

Median gross rent in 2017: $320.

March 2019 cost of living index in Aspermont: 76.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 27.2%
(13.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 55.3% for Black residents, 48.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 95.1% for other race residents, 85.9% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Aspermont, TX (2010)
    • 71577.8%White alone
    • 15917.3%Hispanic
    • 293.2%Black alone
    • 101.1%Two or more races
    • 50.5%Asian alone
    • 10.1%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Aspermont, Texas as of July 10, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Aspermont is 143 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (12.2%), Irish (11.6%), English (7.5%), Scottish (2.5%), European (1.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1787 feet

Land area: 2.07 square miles.

Population density: 413 people per square mile   (low).

Aspermont, Texas map

41 residents are foreign born (4.7% Latin America).

This town:

4.7%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,106 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $588 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Abilene, TX (55.5 miles , pop. 115,930).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fort Worth, TX (170.3 miles , pop. 534,694).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (201.1 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Hamlin, TX (4.3 miles ),
Rule, TX (4.4 miles ),
McCaulley, TX (4.5 miles ),
Jayton, TX (4.6 miles ),
Sagerton, TX (4.7 miles ),
Rotan, TX (4.9 miles ),
Rochester, TX (5.0 miles ),
O'Brien, TX (5.3 miles)

Latitude: 33.14 N, Longitude: 100.23 W

Area code: 940

Distribution of median household income in Aspermont, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in Aspermont, TX in 2017
Aspermont satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.1%
Texas:

3.5%
Most common industries in Aspermont, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (20.3%)
  • Construction (14.4%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (11.2%)
  • Public administration (6.7%)
  • Educational services (5.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (24.7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (17.4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (8.1%)
  • Health care (7.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.7%)
  • Public administration (4.3%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (37.2%)
  • Public administration (9.8%)
  • Educational services (9.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.9%)
  • Social assistance (4.4%)
Most common occupations in Aspermont, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7.7%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.5%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (5.1%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Other construction workers and helpers (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (10.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7.1%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.0%)
  • Registered nurses (4.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.4%)

Average climate in Aspermont, Texas

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Tornado activity:

Aspermont-area historical tornado activity is near Texas state average. It is 30% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/13/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.8 miles away from the Aspermont town center killed 17 people and injured 25 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/26/1962, a category F4 tornado 26.6 miles away from the town center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Aspermont-area historical earthquake activity is above Texas state average. It is 59% 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 32.1 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 270.6 miles away from the city 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 176.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/28/1998 at 14:13:01, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 154.0 miles away from the city center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 233.9 miles away from Aspermont 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 241.8 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 Stonewall County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 5, Hurricanes: 3, Flood: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Aspermont topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Aspermont:

  • STONEWALL MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (821 NORTH BROADWAY)
  • GIBSON CARE CENTER (1000 N BROADWAY)

Airports located in Aspermont:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Aspermont:

  • Abilene Christian University (about 56 miles; Abilene, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,025)
  • Vernon College (about 88 miles; Vernon, TX; FT enrollment: 2,216)
  • Cisco College (about 89 miles; Cisco, TX; FT enrollment: 2,687)
  • Howard College (about 94 miles; Big Spring, TX; FT enrollment: 2,587)
  • Texas Tech University (about 101 miles; Lubbock, TX; FT enrollment: 29,251)
  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (about 102 miles; Lubbock, TX; FT enrollment: 3,269)
  • Midwestern State University (about 112 miles; Wichita Falls, TX; FT enrollment: 4,901)

Public high school in Aspermont:

  • ASPERMONT H S (Students: 87, Location: 528 E SEVENTH ST, Grades: 6-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Aspermont:

  • ASPERMONT EL (Students: 151, Location: 528 E SEVENTH ST, Grades: PK-5)
See full list of schools located in Aspermont

Library in Aspermont:

  • STONEWALL COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $28,240; Location: 516 S WASHINGTON AVE; 9,961 books; 343 audio materials; 38 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 5 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Stonewall County Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Average household size:
This town:

2.3 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

63.5%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

3.1%
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: 0.0% of all households
27 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Aspermont in 2000:

  • 35 people in nursing homes
  • 4 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 2 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere

Banks with branches in Aspermont (2011 data):

  • The First National Bank of Aspermont: The First National Bank Of Aspermont at 136 West 7th Street, branch established on 1901/04/21. Info updated 2010/06/01: Bank assets: $49.2 mil, Deposits: $37.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 1 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Aspermont:

Marital status in Aspermont, TX
  • Never married: 20.2%
  • Now married: 50.2%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 16.4%
  • Divorced: 12.2%

For population 25 years and over in Aspermont:

  • High school or higher: 70.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.3
Texas average:

14.0

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Aspermont, TX (based on Stonewall County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant9887
Mainline Protestant2561
Catholic1521
None94-
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
Stonewall County:

7.09 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Stonewall County:

7.09 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
Stonewall County:

7.09 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Stonewall County:

11.3%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

26.2%
State:

26.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.2%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Aspermont:

40.9%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.7
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

25.1%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.9%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Aspermont:

6.8
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Aspermont:

34.0%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
Here:

50.3%
State:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

75.3%
State:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Aspermont, TX Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 4$8,500$25,5000$0
Sewerage 1$2,962$35,5440$0
Water Supply 1$4,062$48,7440$0
Solid Waste Management 1$1,040$12,4800$0
Other Government Administration 1$4,500$54,0000$0
Financial Administration 1$3,176$38,1120$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$2,300
Totals for Government 9$24,240$32,3202$2,300

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $626,000 ($732.16)
    Solid Waste Management: $120,000 ($140.35)
    General - Other: $55,000 ($64.33)
    Central Staff Services: $44,000 ($51.46)
    Financial Administration: $39,000 ($45.61)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000 ($3.51)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($3.51)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $239,000 ($279.53)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $132,000 ($154.39)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($4.68)
    Royalties: $2,000 ($2.34)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $626,000 ($732.16)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $18,000 ($21.05)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $243,000 ($284.21)
    Property: $124,000 ($145.03)
    Public Utilities Sales: $38,000 ($44.44)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $757,000 ($885.38)

Strongest AM radio stations in Aspermont:

  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KEAN (1470 AM; 5 kW; ABILENE, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KVRP (1400 AM; 1 kW; STAMFORD, TX; Owner: ROLLINS PLAINS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KCAF (990 AM; 10 kW; FARMERSVILLE, TX; Owner: RENAISSANCE RADIO, INC.)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Aspermont:

  • KVRP-FM (97.1 FM; HASKELL, TX; Owner: ROLLING PLAINS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KOES (106.9 FM; STAMFORD, TX; Owner: TEXAS GULFWEST COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KCDD (103.7 FM; HAMLIN, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KHYS (100.7 FM; ABILENE, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Aspermont:

  • KIDT-LP (Channel 43; STAMFORD, TX; Owner: SAGE BROADCASTING CORP./KIDY-TV)

Aspermont fatal accident list:

Mar 6, 2005 02:35 AM, Vivian, Lat: 33.139930, Lon: -100.233790, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Apr 2, 2002 03:35 PM, Us-380, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Oct 16, 1984 08:55 AM, Alley, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jan 27, 1983 05:10 PM, 83, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Aug 16, 1983 07:45 PM, 610, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Aug 15, 1978 03:25 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 13ft / 3.5mTotal length
  • 5,050Total average daily traffic
  • 1,122Total average daily truck traffic
  • 7,100Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
Most common first names in Aspermont, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1975.2 years
William1379.1 years
John1180.2 years
Joe1078.2 years
Mary1082.9 years
Charles979.1 years
Thomas973.2 years
Emma983.6 years
George976.2 years
Robert872.6 years
Most common last names in Aspermont, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1979.0 years
Rash1182.4 years
Hill1172.0 years
Davis1178.4 years
Jones1075.1 years
Criswell1067.3 years
Gardner1073.5 years
Johnson866.2 years
Freeman870.4 years
Gholson875.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Aspermont, TX
  • 64.2%Electricity
  • 33.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.7%Utility gas
  • 0.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Aspermont, TX
  • 100.0%Electricity


Aspermont compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below 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.
There are 2 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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