Bandera, Texas

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Population in 2014: 864 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -9.7%
Males: 364  (42.2%)
Females: 500  (57.8%)
Median resident age:  34.5 years
Texas median age:  34.0 years

Zip codes: 78003.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $34,868 (it was $31,089 in 2000)
Bandera:

$34,868
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $16,185 (it was $16,502 in 2000)

Bandera city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $113,465 (it was $64,700 in 2000)
Bandera:

$113,465
TX:

$132,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $122,198; Detached houses: $139,063; Mobile homes: $27,063

Median gross rent in 2013: $788.

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  • Races in Bandera, TX (2010)

    Bandera races chart
    • 67779.0%White alone
    • 16118.8%Hispanic
    • 70.8%Black alone
    • 70.8%Asian alone
    • 50.6%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Bandera: 82.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (22.5%), English (20.6%), Irish (11.8%), French (4.6%), Polish (3.8%), United States (3.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1258 feet

Land area: 1.17 square miles.

Population density: 740 people per square mile   (low).

Bandera,TX real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Bandera:

  • High school or higher: 82.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.4%
  • Unemployed: 8.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bandera city:

  • Never married: 19.7%
  • Now married: 46.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 14.9%
  • Divorced: 19.1%

101 residents are foreign born (2.1% Europe, 1.8% Latin America).

This city:

8.0%
Texas:

16.5%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 22 registered sex offenders living in Bandera, Texas as of May 31, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Bandera to the number of sex offenders is 39 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,039 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,649 (1.6%)

Bandera satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: San Antonio, TX (38.8 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: Lake Medina Shores, TX (2.8 miles ), Lakehills, TX (3.4 miles ), Center Point, TX (3.9 miles ), Comfort, TX (4.4 miles ), Boerne, TX (4.6 miles ), Kerrville, TX (4.7 miles ), Grey Forest, TX (5.0 miles ), Scenic Oaks, TX (5.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $47,100
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $58,300
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $60,400
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $102,500
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $100,200
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $110,400
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $153,000
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $311,700
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $90,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $120,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 29.73 N, Longitude: 99.07 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Cowboy Capital of the World

Area code: 830

Bandera household income distribution Bandera home values distribution

Bandera tourist attractions:

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.9%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +66 (+7.4%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (31%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Information (5%)
  • Utilities (4%)
  • Retail trade (34%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (20%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (20%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (31%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (14%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Bandera, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Bandera-area historical tornado activity is below Texas state average. It is 30% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.0 miles away from the Bandera city center killed 2 people and injured 15 people.

On 4/28/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 34.9 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 5 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bandera-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 259.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 249.4 miles away from Bandera 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 85.4 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, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 83.9 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 299.1 miles away from Bandera 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 84.1 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 Bandera County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 3, Floods: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Storms: 3 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bandera topographic map

Birthplace of: Maurice Harper - Professional football player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Bandera:

  • BANDERA REHABILITATION AND HEALTH CARE CENTER (222 FM 1077)
  • CEDAR CREEK NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (159 MONTAGUE AVE)
  • CLARK HOUSE,THE (800 MONTAGUE)

Airports and heliports located in Bandera:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bandera:

  • Northwest Vista College (about 29 miles; San Antonio, TX; Full-time enrollment: 9,683)
  • The University of Texas at San Antonio (about 30 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 25,503)
  • Our Lady of the Lake University (about 39 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 2,133)
  • San Antonio College (about 40 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 15,182)
  • Trinity University (about 41 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 2,467)
  • University of the Incarnate Word (about 41 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 6,875)
  • Palo Alto College (about 43 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 5,055)

Public high school in Bandera:

  • BANDERA H S (Students: 799, Location: 474 OLD SAN ANTONIO HWY, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Bandera:

  • ALKEK EL (Students: 644, Location: 1798 HWY 173 S, Grades: PK-5)
  • BANDERA MIDDLE (Students: 582, Location: 1005 CHERRY ST, Grades: 6-8)
See full list of schools located in Bandera

Library in Bandera:

  • BANDERA COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $117,429; Location: 515 MAIN ST; 28,637 books; 4 e-books; 1,138 audio materials; 2,049 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 51 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Bandera: Jureczki House (A), Bandera Volunteer Fire Department (B), Bandera County Emergency Medical Services (C), Frontier Times Museum (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Hotel: Bandera Lodge (1900 State Highway 16 North).

Bandera 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: 19.5%
(21.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 33.6% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  55.1%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.9%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
96 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
43 people in nursing homes in 2000
10 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Banks with branches in Bandera (2011 data):

  • The Hondo National Bank: Bandera Branch at 355 Highway 16 South, branch established on 1998/06/17. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $162.0 mil, Deposits: $143.0 mil, headquarters in Hondo, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Texas Heritage Bancshares, Inc.
  • Bandera First State Bank: at 800 Main Street, branch established on 2009/04/01. Info updated 2009/04/21: Bank assets: $40.2 mil, Deposits: $34.7 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Bandera First State Bancshares, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Bandera Branch at 900 Main Street, branch established on 1910/01/01. 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
  • Bandera Bank: at 207 Main Street, branch established on 1986/04/24. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $45.2 mil, Deposits: $39.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Bandera Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.6
Texas average:

14.4

Bandera travel time to work - commute Bandera 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 Bandera city (based on Bandera County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,37525
Catholic2,6613
Mainline Protestant1,6406
Other4923
None11,317-
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: 2
Bandera County:

0.99 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Bandera County:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

4.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 19
Here:

9.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.6%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Bandera County:

26.4%
Texas:

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

10.4%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

51.0%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Bandera:

47.9%
State:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Bandera:

28.8
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Bandera:

21.4%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Bandera:

11.7%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

36.7%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
Bandera:

54.7%
State:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

76.5%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Bandera, 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 2$4,357$26,1420$0
Other Government Administration 2$8,249$49,4946$1,079
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$2,177
Police Protection - Officers 1$2,812$33,7440$0
Streets and Highways 4$8,648$25,9440$0
Sewerage 1$3,064$36,7680$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$841
Water Supply 3$7,824$31,2960$0
Totals for Government 13$34,954$32,2659$4,097

Bandera government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $237,000 ($274.31)
    Police Protection: $165,000 ($190.97)
    Sewerage: $145,000 ($167.82)
    Financial Administration: $110,000 ($127.31)
    Solid Waste Management: $67,000 ($77.55)
    Parks & Recreation: $23,000 ($26.62)
    Regular Highways: $21,000 ($24.31)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($1.16)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $581,000 ($672.45)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $207,000 ($239.58)

Bandera government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $187,000 ($216.44)
    Sewerage: $151,000 ($174.77)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $24,000 ($27.78)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $311,000 ($359.95)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $291,000 ($336.81)
    Property: $102,000 ($118.06)
    Public Utilities: $88,000 ($101.85)
    Other Selective Sales: $26,000 ($30.09)
    NEC: $24,000 ($27.78)

Bandera government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $3,455,000 ($3998.84)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $3,405,000 ($3940.97)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $50,000 ($57.87)

Bandera government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $918,000 ($1062.50)

8.77% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,541 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.77%
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 Bexar County, TX  2.54% ($39,797 average AGI)
from Kendall County, TX  0.45% ($37,484)
from Kerr County, TX  0.45% ($40,323)


8.28% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,827 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.28%
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 Bexar County, TX  2.46% ($42,276 average AGI)
to Kerr County, TX  0.78% ($29,778)
to Kendall County, TX  0.56% ($27,436)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bandera:

  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KENS (1160 AM; 25 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: KENS-TV, INC.)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KDRY (1100 AM; 11 kW; ALAMO HEIGHTS, TX; Owner: KDRY RADIO, INC.)
  • KTSA (550 AM; 5 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF SAN ANTONIO)
  • KSAH (720 AM; 10 kW; UNIVERSAL CITY, TX; Owner: KSAH LICENSING, INC.)
  • KCOR (1350 AM; 5 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX)
  • KSLR (630 AM; 5 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF TEXAS, INC.)
  • KONO (860 AM; 5 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KLUP (930 AM; 5 kW; TERRELL HILLS, TX; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • KXTN (1310 AM; 5 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bandera:

  • KEEP (103.1 FM; BANDERA, TX; Owner: FRITZ BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KCYY (100.3 FM; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KCOR-FM (95.1 FM; COMFORT, TX; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KXXM (96.1 FM; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KONO-FM (101.1 FM; HELOTES, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KAJA (97.3 FM; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KPAC (88.3 FM; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: TEXAS PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KBNU (93.9 FM; UVALDE, TX; Owner: RADIO CACTUS, LTD.)
  • KRVL (94.3 FM; KERRVILLE, TX; Owner: BARBWIRE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KRNH (92.3 FM; KERRVILLE, TX; Owner: RADIO RANCH, LTD.)
  • KSTX (89.1 FM; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: TEXAS PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KTXI (90.1 FM; INGRAM, TX; Owner: TEXAS PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KKER (88.7 FM; KERRVILLE, TX; Owner: HOUSTON CHRISTIAN BROADCASTERS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Bandera:

  • KPXL (Channel 26; UVALDE, TX; Owner: PAXSON SAN ANTONIO LICENSE, INC.)
  • KRRT (Channel 35; KERRVILLE, TX; Owner: SAN ANTONIO (KRRT-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • KGMM-CA (Channel 58; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CABALLERO TELEVISION TEXAS, L.L.C.)
  • KRYT-LP (Channel 68; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: ARACELIS ORTIZ)
  • K61GI (Channel 61; COMFORT, TX; Owner: UNIVERSAL CABLE HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KBEJ (Channel 2; FREDERICKSBURG, TX; Owner: CORRIDOR TELEVISION, L.L.P.)
  • KMHZ-LP (Channel 65; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: LOUIS MARTINEZ FAMILY GROUP, LLC)
  • KWTC-LP (Channel 11; KERRVILLE, TX; Owner: INTERNATIONAL BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Bandera fatal accident list:

Oct 14, 2001 01:24 PM, Sr-16, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Apr 24, 1997 10:21 AM, 16, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jan 7, 1980 02:20 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jan 12, 1979 05:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jul 21, 1978 08:18 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 14, 1976 03:00 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 14, 1975 03:00 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 18m59ftTotal length
  • 17,080Total average daily traffic
  • 839Total average daily truck traffic
  • 23,780Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Bandera)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • 1 Mi W On St Hwy 16 (Lat: 29.730500 Lon: -99.090861), Call Sign: KNFQ515, Licensee ID: L00103543
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.220 MHzGrant Date: 04/17/1997, Expiration Date: 05/18/2002, Cancellation Date: 04/08/2002Registrant: Stephen M Sells, Bandera, TX 78003, Phone: (512) 796-3003
  • 10 Km Ese (Lat: 29.676611 Lon: -98.976417), Type: Pole, Structure height: 8 m, Call Sign: WPGZ925
    Assigned Frequencies: 170.300 MHzGrant Date: 03/03/2015, Expiration Date: 05/01/2025Registrant: Edwards Aquifer Authority, 900 E. Quincy, San Antonio, TX 78215, Phone: (210) 222-2204, Fax: (210) 222-9869, Email:
  • 2270 S Goat Ridge Rd (Lat: 29.758833 Lon: -98.946139), Type: Tower, Structure height: 31 m, Overall height: 38 m, Call Sign: WPRF311
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.200 MHzGrant Date: 06/09/2015, Expiration Date: 08/24/2025, Certifier: David W MarrsRegistrant: Advantage Communications, 1112 Sidney Baker St, Kerrville, TX 78028, Phone: (830) 792-5511, Fax: (830) 792-5513, Email:
  • Hill 4.5 Mi W (Lat: 29.699389 Lon: -99.140028), Call Sign: WZP952
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.525 MHz, 462.525 MHzGrant Date: 04/25/2014, Expiration Date: 06/07/2024, Certifier: Dennis SkruhakRegistrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4100, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • County Rd 3.5 Mi W (Lat: 29.699389 Lon: -99.140028), Call Sign: KKC241
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.650 MHzGrant Date: 01/13/2005, Expiration Date: 03/23/2015, Cancellation Date: 05/23/2015Registrant: Bandera Electric Cooperative Inc, Bandera, TX 78003, Phone: (830) 796-3741, Email:
  • Lat: 29.712222 Lon: -99.048889, Call Sign: WPTD993
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.500 MHz, 463.562 MHz, 464.437 MHz, 464.600 MHz, 457.562 MHzGrant Date: 09/07/2001, Expiration Date: 09/07/2011, Cancellation Date: 10/15/2003, Certifier: Robert YurichRegistrant: Prolink Inc., 7970 S. Kyrene, Tempe, AZ 85284, Phone: (480) 961-8800, Fax: (480) 961-8537, Email:
  • Lat: 29.726611 Lon: -99.073639, Call Sign: WQFL767
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.655 MHz, 151.685 MHz, 151.595 MHzGrant Date: 08/14/2006, Expiration Date: 08/14/2016, Certifier: John JunkerRegistrant: Skylines Unlimited Inc, 100 Stone Church Road, Carlisle, PA 17016, Phone: (717) 218-5003, Fax: (717) 218-5005, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

4 (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:

63 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Bandera)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Bandera)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

20 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

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

MANSFIELD PARK (Population served: 1,000, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-31-2007), St Public Notif requested (APR-10-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-10-2008), St Public Notif requested (APR-10-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-10-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
TOP OF THE HILL RV RESORT (Population served: 324, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
SKYLINE RANCH RV PARK (Population served: 248, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
BANDINA (Population served: 141, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-20-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-20-2014), St Public Notif received (MAY-29-2014), St Compliance achieved (JUL-17-2014)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-2007, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-31-2007), St Public Notif requested (DEC-13-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-13-2007), St Public Notif requested (DEC-13-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-13-2007)
  • One minor monitoring violation
MAYAN DUDE RANCH (Population served: 136, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 minor monitoring violations
POMAROSA RV PARK (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In SEP-01-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-17-2010), St Public Notif requested (NOV-17-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUN-28-2011)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In DEC-2009, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2009), St Public Notif requested (JAN-20-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-20-2010)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
DIXIE DUDE RANCH (Population served: 68, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
TWIN ELM GUEST RANCH AND RV PARK (Population served: 63, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-20-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-20-2010), St Public Notif received (NOV-08-2010), St Compliance achieved (APR-01-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Bandera that have no violations reported:

  • BANDERA RIVER RANCH 1 (Population served: 744, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • FARM COUNTRY CLUB AND RV PARK (Population served: 136, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 15
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Incident types - Bandera

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Most common first names in Bandera, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William5276.2 years
John4877.7 years
James3568.0 years
Mary3378.1 years
Robert2869.6 years
Charles2772.7 years
Thomas2171.6 years
Ruth1781.4 years
Richard1770.8 years
Joseph1675.2 years
Most common last names in Bandera, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Stevens2577.4 years
Smith2173.8 years
Heinen1775.1 years
Kalka1480.1 years
Williams1375.6 years
Anderwald1384.5 years
Mazurek1379.8 years
Clark1375.3 years
Davis1375.2 years
Jones1169.7 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (71%)
  • Utility gas (29%)
Businesses in Bandera, TX
NameCountNameCount
Church's Chicken1H&R Block1
Cricket Wireless1SONIC Drive-In1
Curves1True Value1
Dairy Queen1U-Haul1
FedEx2UPS2

Bandera compared to Texas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage 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 below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.

Bandera on our top lists:

  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Vietnam (population 500+)"
There are 24 pilots and 29 other airmen in this city.
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  • Kenneth Knowles (2)
  • Brian Bates (2)
  • Robert Kenneth Huffman (1)
  • Chris Louden (1)
  • Homer Gonzalez (1)
  • Kenneth R. Wulstein (1)
  • Dillon W. Kuehl (1)

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