Ballinger, Texas

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Population in 2014: 3,732 (95% urban, 5% rural). Population change since 2000: -12.0%
 
Males: 1,875  (50.3%)
Females: 1,857  (49.7%)
Median resident age:  35.7 years
Texas median age:  34.0 years

Zip codes: 76821.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $26,992 (it was $26,129 in 2000)
Ballinger:

$26,992
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $16,205 (it was $11,917 in 2000)

Ballinger city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $58,166 (it was $38,400 in 2000)
Ballinger:

$58,166
TX:

$132,000

Median gross rent in 2013: $590.

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  • Races in Ballinger, TX (2010)

    Ballinger races chart
    • 2,32861.8%White alone
    • 1,29434.4%Hispanic
    • 792.1%Black alone
    • 320.8%Two or more races
    • 200.5%American Indian alone
    • 100.3%Asian alone
    • 40.1%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Ballinger: 77.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (12.8%), Irish (10.9%), English (9.6%), United States (1.6%), French (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1628 feet

Land area: 3.35 square miles.

Population density: 1,114 people per square mile   (low).

Ballinger, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Ballinger:

  • High school or higher: 70.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 6.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ballinger city:

  • Never married: 24.7%
  • Now married: 46.5%
  • Separated: 4.8%
  • Widowed: 9.2%
  • Divorced: 14.8%

209 residents are foreign born (5.2% Latin America).

This city:

5.4%
Texas:

16.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,334 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $876 (1.8%)

Ballinger satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: San Angelo, TX (35.5 miles , pop. 88,439).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Austin, TX (164.4 miles , pop. 656,562).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (180.1 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: Rowena, TX (2.9 miles ), Winters, TX (3.9 miles ), Paint Rock, TX (4.0 miles ), Miles, TX (4.1 miles ), Eola-Paint Rock, TX (4.2 miles ), Talpa, TX (4.6 miles ), Bronte, TX (4.7 miles ), Novice, TX (5.1 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $500
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $22,500
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $82,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $119,200
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $120,000
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $152,500
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $115,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $130,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 31.74 N, Longitude: 99.95 W

Area code: 325

Ballinger household income distribution Ballinger home values distribution

Crime rates in Ballinger by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0100000000000
per 100,000 0.024.10.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0000000110215
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.027.227.70.052.226.8136.3
Robberies 0010010000010
per 100,000 0.00.024.60.00.025.80.00.00.00.00.026.80.0
Assaults 401327541117577
per 100,000 90.30.024.673.748.4180.6134.4108.9305.0442.0130.5187.3190.8
Burglaries 3240411920131920418255848
per 100,000 722.0964.11,007.6467.1483.9335.5510.8544.71,136.7208.0652.61,551.61,308.3
Thefts 818511088735662585668545672
per 100,000 1,827.62,048.72,703.42,163.21,766.31,445.21,666.71,579.51,552.51,768.11,409.61,498.11,962.4
Auto thefts 1244342343221
per 100,000 22.648.298.398.372.6103.253.881.7110.978.052.253.527.3
Arson 0000000100001
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.027.20.00.00.00.027.3
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 149.4209.7206.9147.6124.9138.9139.1157.6243.3187.3181.2249.5332.5

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Ballinger detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.64
Texas average:

2.02
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.4%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +194 (+4.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (20%)
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Information (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (34%)
  • Retail trade (31%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (12%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (26%)
  • Sales and related occupations (17%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (21%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (11%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (11%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Ballinger, Texas

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Tornado activity:

Ballinger-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 15% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/11/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 31.1 miles away from the Ballinger city center killed 13 people and injured 159 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/10/1979, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.3 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ballinger-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 68% 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 101.0 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 226.2 miles away from Ballinger 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 189.0 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 230.2 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) earthquake occurred 228.4 miles away from Ballinger 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 286.7 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 Runnels County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 5

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

Birthplace of: Buddy West - Politician, Julie Condra - Child actor, Lane Crockett - Journalist, Spike Dykes - Football player and coach.

Hospitals and medical centers in Ballinger:

  • BALLINGER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 608 AVENUE B)
  • HOSPICE OF BALLINGER (112 S 7TH ST #2)
  • BALLINGER HOME HEALTH INC (112 SOUTH 7TH)
  • BALLINGER HEALTHCARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (2001 6TH ST)
  • CANTERBURY VILLA OF BALLINGER (BRONTE HWY)
  • CENTRAL TEXAS NURSING AND REHABILITATION (1800 N BROADWAY ST)
  • HERITAGE OAKS ESTATE (2001 6TH STREET)

airports located in Ballinger:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ballinger:

  • Angelo State University (about 37 miles; San Angelo, TX; Full-time enrollment: 6,019)
  • Abilene Christian University (about 53 miles; Abilene, TX; FT enrollment: 4,025)
  • Cisco College (about 73 miles; Cisco, TX; FT enrollment: 2,687)
  • Howard College (about 95 miles; Big Spring, TX; FT enrollment: 2,587)
  • Tarleton State University (about 107 miles; Stephenville, TX; FT enrollment: 8,882)
  • Midland College (about 128 miles; Midland, TX; FT enrollment: 3,650)
  • Central Texas College (about 134 miles; Killeen, TX; FT enrollment: 15,911)

Public high school in Ballinger:

  • BALLINGER H S (Students: 242, Location: 2107 N BROADWAY, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Ballinger:

  • BALLINGER EL (Students: 479, Location: 800 BROAD AVE, Grades: PK-5)
  • BALLINGER J H (Students: 302, Location: 1006 CONDA AVE, Grades: 6-8)
See full list of schools located in Ballinger

Library in Ballinger:

  • CARNEGIE LIBRARY OF BALLINGER (Operating income: $49,392; Location: 204 N 8TH ST; 17,376 books; 1,260 audio materials; 1,055 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 33 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Ballinger: Edwin and Hattie Day House (A), Ballinger Fire Department (B), Ballinger Carnegie Library (C), Van Pelt House (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Ballinger include: First Baptist Church (A), Brady Coleman Runnels Baptist Area Church (B), Church of the Nazarene (C), First Church of God (D), Church of Christ (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Lee Lake (A), Elm Creek Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Elm Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Ballinger: Bearcat Stadium (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Budget Host-Stonewall Inn (201 North Broadway Street).

Court: Ballinger City of Municipal Court (106 North 9th Street).

Runnels County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 35.2%
(34.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 31.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 12.3% for other race residents, 48.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  67.4%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.9%
Whole state:  6.0%

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

People in group quarters in Ballinger in 2010:

  • 111 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 48 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 2 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Ballinger in 2000:

  • 176 people in nursing homes
  • 57 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 9 people in other group homes
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Ballinger, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Ballinger (2011 data):

  • Ballinger National Bank: at 900 Hutchings Avenue, branch established on 1997/04/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $43.3 mil, Deposits: $38.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices
  • The First National Bank of Ballinger: The First National Bank Of Ballinger at 911 Hutchings Avenue, branch established on 1886/06/29. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $128.7 mil, Deposits: $116.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Texas Country Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.5
Texas average:

14.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Ballinger city (based on Runnels County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,87328
Catholic3,2005
Mainline Protestant1,2357
Other271
None1,166-
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: 3
Runnels County:

2.91 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

0.97 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Runnels County:

7.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Here:

5.83 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.9%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Runnels County:

26.3%
Texas:

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

11.4%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Ballinger:

48.4%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

44.8%
State:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Ballinger:

28.8
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

23.3%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

12.2%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.4%
State:

33.0%

General health condition:
Ballinger:

52.6%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.2%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Ballinger, 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$7,536$90,4320$0
Other Government Administration 8$27,664$41,4960$0
Police Protection - Officers 9$33,595$44,7930$0
Firefighters 0$0 4$11,462
Streets and Highways 14$32,385$27,7590$0
Health 1$4,029$48,3480$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 2$2,366
Sewerage 4$14,315$42,9450$0
Parks and Recreation 1$3,778$45,3362$1,548
Water Supply 1$5,603$67,2360$0
Other and Unallocable 6$18,008$36,0160$0
Totals for Government 45$146,913$39,1778$15,376

6.92% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,275 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.92%
Texas average:

7.14%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Tom Green County, TX  1.49% ($24,564 average AGI)
from Taylor County, TX  0.57% ($28,905)


7.58% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,359 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.58%
Texas average:

6.69%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Tom Green County, TX  2.26% ($23,857 average AGI)
to Taylor County, TX  0.78% ($27,172)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ballinger:

  • KRUN (1400 AM; 1 kW; BALLINGER, TX; Owner: GRAHAM BROTHERS COMM., L.L.C.)
  • KGKL (960 AM; 5 kW; SAN ANGELO, TX; Owner: KGKL, INC.)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KENS (1160 AM; 25 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: KENS-TV, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ballinger:

  • KKCN (103.1 FM; BALLINGER, TX; Owner: GRAHAM BROTHERS COMM., L.L.C.)
  • KELI (98.7 FM; SAN ANGELO, TX; Owner: KGKL, INC.)
  • KORQ (96.1 FM; WINTERS, TX; Owner: DOUD MEDIA GROUP)
  • KCRN-FM (93.9 FM; SAN ANGELO, TX; Owner: CRISWELL CENTER FOR BIBLICAL STUDIES)
  • KUTX (90.1 FM; SAN ANGELO, TX; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN)
  • KHYS (100.7 FM; ABILENE, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWFR (101.9 FM; SAN ANGELO, TX; Owner: FOSTER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KEAN-FM (105.1 FM; ABILENE, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXCT (102.3 FM; COLEMAN, TX; Owner: WATTS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KHXS (102.7 FM; MERKEL, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KXYL-FM (96.9 FM; BROWNWOOD, TX; Owner: WATTS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KEYJ-FM (107.9 FM; ABILENE, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Ballinger:

  • KLST (Channel 8; SAN ANGELO, TX; Owner: JEWELL TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • KIDY (Channel 6; SAN ANGELO, TX; Owner: SAGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KKCP-LP (Channel 50; BALLINGER-COLEMAN, TX; Owner: PRIME TIME CHRISTIAN B/CING., INC.)
  • K44FJ (Channel 44; SAN ANGELO, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Ballinger fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Ballinger fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 78m256ftTotal length
  • $158,000Total costs
  • 18,810Total average daily traffic
  • 2,992Total average daily truck traffic
  • 26,620Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Ballinger)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Hwy 382 6 Mi Ne (Lat: 31.683194 Lon: -99.879250), Call Sign: WNKQ672, Licensee ID: L01240491
    Assigned Frequencies: 851.312 MHzGrant Date: 01/04/1998, Expiration Date: 01/04/2008, Cancellation Date: 02/05/2007Registrant: Chauncey Mansell, Rt 2 Box 253, Ballinger, TX 76821, Phone: (915) 365-3642

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • On Fm 2887 1 Mile N (Lat: 31.765694 Lon: -99.968417), Call Sign: KKT895, Licensee ID: L00003043
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.0200 MHz, 47.0600 MHz, 47.1800 MHzGrant Date: 12/18/1996, Expiration Date: 01/15/2002, Cancellation Date: 10/19/2001Registrant: State Of Texas, 125 E 11th St, Austin, TX 78701-2483, Phone: (915) 365-2218
  • 1 Mi N (Lat: 31.770139 Lon: -99.931750), Call Sign: KKJ918, Licensee ID: L00007472
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.4600 MHz, 48.6600 MHzGrant Date: 11/22/1998, Expiration Date: 11/22/2003, Cancellation Date: 08/02/2001Registrant: Txu Gas Co, Energy Plaza 1601 Bryan St, Dallas, TX 75201-3411, Phone: (214) 426-7980
  • 301 S 7th St (Lat: 31.740972 Lon: -99.941750), Structure height: 24 m, Call Sign: WPBT608
    Assigned Frequencies: 43.4400 MHzGrant Date: 01/23/2003, Expiration Date: 02/25/2013, Cancellation Date: 04/27/2013, Certifier: David A ChewRegistrant: Ingram Concrete LLC, Brownwood, TX 76804, Phone: (325) 646-6518, Fax: (325) 646-3415, Email:
  • 802 Conda Avenue (Lat: 31.751667 Lon: -99.971667), Call Sign: WQGH528
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.050 MHz, 160.095 MHzGrant Date: 01/18/2007, Expiration Date: 01/18/2017, Certifier: Scott GoenRegistrant: Ballinger Isd, 802 Conda Ave., Ballinger, TX 76821, Phone: (325) 365-3588, Email:
  • Lat: 31.756861 Lon: -99.971167, Call Sign: WQKE852
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.887 MHz, 451.587 MHz, 457.887 MHz, 456.587 MHz, 451.587 MHz, 456.587 MHzGrant Date: 04/23/2009, Expiration Date: 04/23/2019, Certifier: Deb DallasRegistrant: Texas Communications Of San Angelo, 902 Arroyo Dr., San Angelo, TX 76903, Phone: (325) 658-3566, Email:
  • 301 S 7th St (Lat: 31.740972 Lon: -99.941750), Type: Bant, Structure height: 24 m, Overall height: 27 m, Call Sign: WQSL868
    Assigned Frequencies: 43.4400 MHzGrant Date: 10/28/2013, Expiration Date: 10/28/2023, Certifier: David ChewRegistrant: Texas Communications Of San Angelo, 902 Arroyo Dr., San Angelo, TX 76903, Phone: (325) 658-3566, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

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:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Ballinger)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-236 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3559D , Serial Number: 28-8011057, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 11/15/1979
    Registrant (Individual): Edward J Studer, 2301 N 13th St, Ballinger, TX 76821
  • Aircraft: AIR TRACTOR INC AT-502B (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P&W CANADA PT6A-34AG (750 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 502HW , Serial Number: 502B-2695, Year manufactured: 2010, Airworthiness Date: 01/29/2010
    Registrant (Corporation): Flying W Ag Inc, 605 Cr 344, Ballinger, TX 76821
  • Aircraft: GRUMMAN AMERICAN AVN. CORP. AA-1B (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 100 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8968L , Serial Number: AA1B-0418, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 06/07/1974
    Registrant (Individual): Larry T Martin, 109 N 10th St, Ballinger, TX 76821

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 49
  • Hazardous Condition: 5
  • Service Call: 2

Incident types - Ballinger

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Most common first names in Ballinger, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary6082.0 years
William5176.7 years
John4777.9 years
James4474.6 years
Charles3076.6 years
Robert2872.3 years
Joe2671.6 years
Willie2378.2 years
Henry2181.9 years
Thomas2071.6 years
Most common last names in Ballinger, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4479.5 years
Jones3479.6 years
Lee2179.3 years
Williams2079.5 years
Davis1882.3 years
Wood1880.5 years
Wilson1675.9 years
Clark1577.7 years
Johnson1476.5 years
Brown1476.8 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (67%)
  • Electricity (30%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
Businesses in Ballinger, TX
NameCountNameCount
Chevrolet1Subway1
H&R Block1True Value1
Lane Furniture1U-Haul1
Pizza Hut1UPS1
RadioShack1Walmart1
SONIC Drive-In1

Ballinger compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There is 1 pilot and 2 other airmen in this city.
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