Bandera, Texas

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Population in 2017: 898 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -6.2%
Males: 344  (38.3%)
Females: 554  (61.7%)
Median resident age:

48.5 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 78003.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $46,101 (it was $31,089 in 2000)
Bandera:

$46,101
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $24,837 (it was $16,502 in 2000)

Bandera city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $143,205 (it was $64,700 in 2000)
Bandera:

$143,205
TX:

$172,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $157,799; detached houses: $178,717; mobile homes: $35,052

Median gross rent in 2017: $851.

March 2019 cost of living index in Bandera: 81.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 13.9%
(13.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 16.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Bandera, TX (2010)
    • 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



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 35 registered sex offenders living in Bandera, Texas as of May 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Bandera is 27 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (24.9%), Irish (11.7%), English (8.2%), American (5.4%), French (5.2%), Scotch-Irish (2.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1258 feet

Land area: 1.17 square miles.

Population density: 770 people per square mile   (low).

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36 residents are foreign born (2.8% Latin America, 0.9% Europe).

This city:

3.8%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,563 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $887 (0.8%)

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 )

Latitude: 29.73 N, Longitude: 99.07 W

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

Area code: 830

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

Bandera tourist attractions:

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
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $210,000
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $210,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Bandera, TX residents
Average permit cost in Bandera, TX
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.5%
Texas:

3.5%
Population change in the 1990s: +66 (+7.4%).
Most common industries in Bandera, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (12.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.7%)
  • Educational services (7.4%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.7%)
  • Health care (5.4%)
  • Public administration (5.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (21.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.0%)
  • Repair & maintenance (8.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (5.5%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (5.0%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (15.8%)
  • Educational services (11.3%)
  • Health care (9.4%)
  • Public administration (7.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.4%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (4.9%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (4.9%)
Most common occupations in Bandera, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.0%)
  • Construction laborers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (7.5%)
  • Construction laborers (7.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.9%)

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 Bandera 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 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 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 Bandera 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 the city 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 (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Fires: 3, Hurricanes: 3 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bandera topographic map

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)

Points of interest:

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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).

Birthplace of: Maurice Harper - Professional football player.

Bandera 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 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)
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.

For population 15 years and over in Bandera:

Marital status in Bandera, TX
  • Never married: 16.0%
  • Now married: 50.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 12.2%
  • Divorced: 21.4%

For population 25 years and over in Bandera:

  • High school or higher: 84.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 8.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.3
Texas average:

14.0

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Bandera, TX (based on Bandera County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Here:

0.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

4.97 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

9.45 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

9.6%
State:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Bandera County:

26.4%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Bandera County:

10.4%
Texas:

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

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

  • Current Operations - Solid Waste Management: $287,000 ($319.60)
    Water Utilities: $261,000 ($290.65)
    Regular Highways: $134,000 ($149.22)
    Central Staff Services: $130,000 ($144.77)
    Police Protection: $120,000 ($133.63)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $114,000 ($126.95)
    Sewerage: $110,000 ($122.49)
    Parks and Recreation: $43,000 ($47.88)
    Financial Administration: $29,000 ($32.29)
    Health - Other: $4,000 ($4.45)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $30,000 ($33.41)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $430,000 ($478.84)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $358,000 ($398.66)
    Sewerage: $257,000 ($286.19)
    Parks and Recreation: $86,000 ($95.77)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $25,000 ($27.84)
    Interest Earnings: $23,000 ($25.61)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $472,000 ($525.61)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $6,000 ($6.68)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $602,000 ($670.38)
    Property: $320,000 ($356.35)
    Public Utilities Sales: $74,000 ($82.41)
    Public Utility License: $9,000 ($10.02)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $3,000 ($3.34)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $3,000 ($3.34)
    Amusements Sales: $1,000 ($1.11)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,757,000 ($1956.57)

7.45% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($49,633 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.45%
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 Bexar County, TX  2.05% ($46,497 average AGI)
to Kerr County, TX  0.73% ($34,123)
to Kendall County, TX  0.48% ($46,189)
Businesses in Bandera, TX
NameCountNameCount
Church's Chicken1H&R Block1
Cricket Wireless1SONIC Drive-In1
Curves1True Value1
Dairy Queen1U-Haul1
FedEx2UPS2

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, Texas
  • Fatal accident count8
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents10
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:0
  • Fatalities8
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents17
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • Texas average
  • Fatal accident count26462
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents38724
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons5595
  • Fatalities30238
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents67725
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents2048
See more detailed statistics of Bandera fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 12Number of bridges
  • 115ft / 34.7mTotal length
  • $8,000Total costs
  • 53,400Total average daily traffic
  • 3,431Total average daily truck traffic
  • 74,600Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Bandera, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21930-1939
  • 21950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Bandera, TX

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • 18 Km Sse (Lat: 29.504944 Lon: -99.030861), Type: Pole, Structure height: 8 m, Call Sign: WPGZ925,
    Assigned Frequencies: 170.225 MHz, Grant Date: 03/03/2015, Expiration Date: 05/01/2025, Registrant: Edwards Aquifer Authority, 900 E. Quincy, San Antonio, TX 78215, Phone: (210) 222-2204, Fax: (210) 222-9869, Email:
  • 1 Mi W On St Hwy 16 (Lat: 29.730500 Lon: -99.090861), Call Sign: KNFQ515, Licensee ID: L00103543,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.220 MHz, Grant Date: 04/17/1997, Expiration Date: 05/18/2002, Cancellation Date: 04/08/2002, Registrant: Stephen M Sells, Bandera, TX 78003, Phone: (512) 796-3003
  • 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 MHz, Grant Date: 06/09/2015, Expiration Date: 08/24/2025, Certifier: David W Marrs, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 04/25/2014, Expiration Date: 06/07/2024, Certifier: Dennis Skruhak, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 01/13/2005, Expiration Date: 03/23/2015, Cancellation Date: 05/23/2015, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 09/07/2001, Expiration Date: 09/07/2011, Cancellation Date: 10/15/2003, Certifier: Robert Yurich, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 07/23/2016, Expiration Date: 08/14/2026, Certifier: John Junker, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern, Suite E # 501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

15 (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:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

13 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Bandera)

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 17. The highest number of fire incidents - 43 took place in 2005, and the least - 2 in 2004. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Bandera, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (66.1%), and Structure Fires (29.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Bandera, TX
    • 16866.1%Outside Fires
    • 7429.1%Structure Fires
    • 83.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 41.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bandera, TX
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Bandera, TX
  • 55.8%Electricity
  • 34.7%Utility gas
  • 5.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.2%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Bandera, TX
  • 71.2%Electricity
  • 28.8%Utility gas


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 significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Bandera on our top lists:

  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Vietnam (population 500+)"
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  • Dillon W. Kuehl (1)
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