Aspermont, Texas

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Population in 2014: 865 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -15.3%
 
Males: 421  (48.8%)
Females: 444  (51.2%)
Median resident age:  40.8 years
Texas median age:  34.0 years

Zip codes: 79502.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $34,971 (it was $25,893 in 2000)
Aspermont:

$34,971
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $16,223 (it was $14,060 in 2000)

Aspermont town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $44,341 (it was $28,000 in 2000)
Aspermont:

$44,341
TX:

$132,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $47,877; Detached houses: $53,178; Mobile homes: $14,955

Median gross rent in 2013: $327.

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  • Races in Aspermont, TX (2010)

    Aspermont races chart
    • 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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Aspermont: 77.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (15.5%), English (14.3%), United States (6.3%), German (5.6%), French (2.9%), Scottish (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1787 feet

Land area: 2.07 square miles.

Population density: 418 people per square mile   (low).

Aspermont, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Aspermont:

  • High school or higher: 65.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Aspermont town:

  • Never married: 18.0%
  • Now married: 51.4%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 16.8%
  • Divorced: 13.0%

33 residents are foreign born (3.4% Latin America, 0.4% Asia).

This town:

3.4%
Texas:

16.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,024 (2.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $535 (1.2%)

Aspermont satellite photo by USGS

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

Aspermont household income distribution Aspermont home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.1%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -183 (-15.2%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (29%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Wholesale trade (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (41%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Construction (3%)
  • Wholesale trade (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Material moving occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (14%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (20%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (17%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Aspermont, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 Aspermont 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 (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 4, Hurricanes: 3 (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)

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

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 21.5%
(8.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 43.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 94.2% for other race residents, 69.4% for two or more races residents)
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

Aspermont, Texas environmental map by EPA

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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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.3
Texas average:

14.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Aspermont town (based on Stonewall County data)

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.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.3%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Stonewall County:

26.2%
Texas:

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
Financial Administration 1$3,176$38,1120$0
Other Government Administration 1$4,500$54,0000$0
Streets and Highways 4$8,500$25,5000$0
Solid Waste Management 1$1,040$12,4800$0
Sewerage 1$2,962$35,5440$0
Water Supply 1$4,062$48,7440$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$2,300
Totals for Government 9$24,240$32,3202$2,300

4.91% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,120 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.91%
Texas average:

7.14%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

7.10% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,514 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.10%
Texas average:

6.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

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, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken 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, Drunken persons involved: 1
Aug 16, 1983 07:45 PM, 610, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Aug 15, 1978 03:25 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Aspermont)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

37 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Double Mountain Sw (Lat: 33.062889 Lon: -100.458722), Structure height: 55 m, Call Sign: WNRQ879, Licensee ID: L00124833
    Assigned Frequencies: 856.012 MHz, 856.687 MHz, 857.012 MHz, 857.687 MHz, 858.012 MHz, 858.687 MHz, 859.012 MHz, 859.687 MHz, 860.012 MHz, 860.687 MHzGrant Date: 11/14/2007, Expiration Date: 12/31/2017, Cancellation Date: 08/21/2009Registrant: Nextel Of Texas Inc, 2001 Edmund Halley Drive, Reston, VA 20191, Phone: (703) 433-4000

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • 3/4 Mi Nnw Of Courthourse (Lat: 33.145917 Lon: -100.236500), Call Sign: KVF670, Licensee ID: L00095982
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.370 MHz, 155.565 MHzGrant Date: 06/27/2013, Expiration Date: 09/23/2023Registrant: County Of Stonewall, 128 Town Square Lane, Aspermont, TX 79502, Phone: (940) 989-3393, Email:
  • .7 Mi Nw Of County Courthouse (Lat: 33.145917 Lon: -100.236500), Call Sign: KNCM250
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.350 MHzGrant Date: 11/21/1996, Expiration Date: 01/29/2002, Cancellation Date: 05/05/2002Registrant: Martin Oil Co, Aspermont, TX 79502, Phone: (817) 989-3583
  • Lat: 33.062889 Lon: -100.458722, Call Sign: WNUV338
    Assigned Frequencies: 468.775 MHzGrant Date: 11/12/2015, Expiration Date: 01/25/2026Registrant: Texas Communications, 4309 Maple Street, Abilene, TX 79602, Phone: (325) 695-6962, Fax: (325) 695-6841, Email:
  • 1 Mi S Courthouse Hwy 83 (Lat: 33.128167 Lon: -100.232889), Call Sign: WRS523, Licensee ID: L00099838
    Assigned Frequencies: 43.1200 MHzGrant Date: 10/27/1999, Expiration Date: 11/09/2004, Cancellation Date: 06/10/2004Registrant: Joe Rimes, Po Drawer R, Aspermont, TX 79502
  • 18 Miles South (Lat: 33.065278 Lon: -100.439167), Type: Pole, Structure height: 8.2 m, Overall height: 12.2 m, Call Sign: WPCB218
    Assigned Frequencies: 854.812 MHz, 855.162 MHz, 855.587 MHz, 855.762 MHz, 855.837 MHz, 856.287 MHz, 856.312 MHz, 856.337 MHz, 856.412 MHz, 856.812 MHz... (+26 more)Grant Date: 08/07/2015, Expiration Date: 10/17/2025, Certifier: Roy W PaxsonRegistrant: American Electric Power Service Corporation, One Riverside Plaza, Columbus, OH 43215, Phone: (614) 716-5874, Fax: (614) 716-3535, Email:
  • Lat: 33.138667 Lon: -100.228861, Call Sign: WQPZ382
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.900 MHzGrant Date: 09/26/2012, Expiration Date: 09/26/2022, Certifier: Robin CampbellRegistrant: Bearcom Operating LLC Bldg. 200, 4009 Distribution Drive, Garland, TX 75041, Phone: (214) 765-7328, Fax: (214) 355-1714, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

7
  • Call Sign: KB5CNN, Licensee ID: L00773815, Grant Date: 10/17/2013, Expiration Date: 11/29/2023, Certifier: Jonathan M Whitman, Registrant: Jonathan M Whitman, 201 County Road 214, Aspermont, TX 79502
  • Call Sign: KC5ATZ, Licensee ID: L00504221, Grant Date: 03/19/2013, Expiration Date: 05/25/2023, Registrant: Jimmy T Pittcock, 9700 South Us 83, Aspermont, TX 79502
  • Call Sign: KE5AXH, Licensee ID: L00843591, Grant Date: 04/02/2014, Expiration Date: 04/08/2024, Certifier: Barry S Jones, Registrant: Barry S Jones, 265 En 2nd, Aspermont, TX 79502
  • Call Sign: KE5EFV, Licensee ID: L00995113, Grant Date: 04/16/2015, Expiration Date: 04/16/2025, Certifier: Alvie K Moore, Registrant: Alvie K Moore, 804 N Vivian, Aspermont, TX 79502
  • Call Sign: KE5JXI, Licensee ID: L01041299, Grant Date: 08/09/2006, Expiration Date: 08/09/2016, Certifier: Ronald J Harvey, Registrant: Ronald J Harvey, 601 Cr 214, Aspermont, TX 79502
  • Call Sign: WX5SD, Previous Call Sign: KD5HJF, Licensee ID: L00135490, Grant Date: 09/22/2007, Expiration Date: 09/22/2017, Certifier: Stephen L Duncan, Registrant: Stephen L Duncan, 1501 Harrison St., Aspermont, TX 79502-0871
  • Call Sign: KF5DZU, Licensee ID: L01531266, Grant Date: 11/19/2009, Expiration Date: 11/19/2019, Certifier: Bradley I Johnson, Registrant: Bradley I Johnson, 325 West Swenson Ave, Aspermont, TX 79502

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (69%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (25%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Utility gas (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Aspermont compared to Texas 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 below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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