Bardwell, Texas

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Population in 2013: 658 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +12.9%
 
Males: 320  (48.7%)
Females: 338  (51.3%)
Median resident age:  29.5 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 75101.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $29,912 (it was $31,250 in 2000)
Bardwell:

$29,912
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $12,933 (it was $10,666 in 2000)

Bardwell city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $75,721 (it was $50,500 in 2000)
Bardwell:

$75,721
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $81,089; Detached houses: $82,489; Townhouses or other attached units: $8,708; Mobile homes: $79,716

Median gross rent in 2012: $733.

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Bardwell races chart
  • Hispanic - 345 (53.2%)
  • White alone - 195 (30.0%)
  • Black alone - 99 (15.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 5 (0.8%)
  • Two or more races - 4 (0.6%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.2%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Bardwell: 84.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (8.5%), Dutch (2.1%), English (1.6%), Czech (1.1%), German (1.1%), West Indian (1.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 479 feet

Land area: 0.28 square miles.

Population density: 2,363 people per square mile   (low).

Bardwell,TX real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Bardwell:

  • High school or higher: 54.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.4%
  • Unemployed: 5.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bardwell city:

  • Never married: 24.5%
  • Now married: 58.7%
  • Separated: 4.7%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 5.9%

127 residents are foreign born

This city:  21.0%
Texas:  16.4%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Bardwell, Texas as of July 06, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Bardwell to the number of sex offenders is 94 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $840 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,071 (1.6%)

Bardwell satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Mesquite, TX (36.0 miles , pop. 124,523).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Dallas, TX (37.2 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Ennis, TX (2.5 miles ), Garrett, TX (2.6 miles ), Alma, TX (3.0 miles ), Emhouse, TX (3.2 miles) , Palmer, TX (3.4 miles ), Rice, TX (3.5 miles ), Barry, TX (3.5 miles ), Blooming Grove, TX (3.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $21,000
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $45,000
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $52,500
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $9,500
  • 2005: 8 buildings, average cost: $128,700
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $97,100
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $35,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $35,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $25,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 32.27 N, Longitude: 96.70 W

Area code: 972

Bardwell household income distribution Bardwell home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.5%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +182 (+45.4%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (20%)
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (35%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (14%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)
  • Construction laborers (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (10%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)

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

Average climate in Bardwell, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Bardwell-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 128% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/26/1976, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.8 miles away from the Bardwell city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/11/1953, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 37.4 miles away from the city center killed 114 people and injured 597 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bardwell-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 79% 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 242.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 166.2 miles away from Bardwell 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 417.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1995 at 15:51:39, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 181.0 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 200.2 miles away from Bardwell center
On 5/31/1997 at 03:26:41, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 76.2 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 Ellis County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bardwell topographic map

Birthplace of: Mae Boren Axton - Musician, J. W. Lockett - Football player.

Hospitals and medical centers near Bardwell:

  • ENNIS CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; ENNIS, TX)
  • FOUR SEASONS NURSING CTR ENNIS (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; ENNIS, TX)
  • ENNIS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; ENNIS, TX)
  • CLAYSTONE HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; ENNIS, TX)
  • CLAYSTONE MANOR (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; ENNIS, TX)
  • BAYLOR MEDICAL CENTER ELLIS COUNTY (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; ENNIS, TX)
  • PHYSICIANS CHOICE HOMECARE OF ENNIS (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; ENNIS, TX)

Airports located in Bardwell:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bardwell:

  • Navarro College (about 18 miles; Corsicana, TX; Full-time enrollment: 7,711)
  • Cedar Valley College (about 26 miles; Lancaster, TX; FT enrollment: 3,603)
  • Hill College (about 29 miles; Hillsboro, TX; FT enrollment: 2,968)
  • Dallas Baptist University (about 34 miles; Dallas, TX; FT enrollment: 4,280)
  • Mountain View College (about 35 miles; Dallas, TX; FT enrollment: 4,988)
  • El Centro College (about 37 miles; Dallas, TX; FT enrollment: 6,086)
  • Eastfield College (about 38 miles; Mesquite, TX; FT enrollment: 8,323)

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

Ellis County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 92.9. This is worse than average.

City:

92.9
U.S.:

74.2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 4.05. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.05
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.294. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.294
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 30.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 26.2. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 20.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.2
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.1
U.S.:

9.1
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 22.1%
(10.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 25.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 17.1% for American Indian residents, 33.9% for other race residents, 93.8% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  3.4 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  81.2%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.9%
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

Bardwell compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (66%)
  • Utility gas (33%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Bardwell city (based on Ellis County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.96%
Here: 58.0%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaChurches of Christ
Adherents33.6%25.0%12.2%11.1%4.6%
Congregations21.3%2.8%15.6%10.6%12.8%
NameAssemblies of GodPresbyterian Church (USA)Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)Other
Adherents4.0%1.6%1.3%1.3%5.4%
Congregations10.6%4.3%1.4%3.5%17.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 17
Ellis County:

1.19 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 14
Ellis County:

0.98 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 56
Ellis County:

3.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 65
Here:

4.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.3%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Ellis County:

29.1%
Texas:

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

16.4%
State:

15.7%
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

7.80% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,620 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.80%
Texas average:

7.14%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($277 average AGI)
Ellis County:

0.05%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Dallas County, TX  2.76% ($43,020 average AGI)
from Tarrant County, TX  0.97% ($50,494)
from Navarro County, TX  0.30% ($32,193)


7.42% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,177 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.42%
Texas average:

6.69%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($199 average AGI)
Ellis County:

0.05%
Texas average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Dallas County, TX  2.38% ($33,353 average AGI)
to Tarrant County, TX  0.93% ($35,879)
to Navarro County, TX  0.32% ($32,049)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bardwell:

  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • KDFT (540 AM; 1 kW; FERRIS, TX; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KHCK (1480 AM; 5 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: KMRT-AM LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KAAM (770 AM; 10 kW; GARLAND, TX; Owner: DONTRON, INC.)
  • KHVN (970 AM; 10 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KGGR (1040 AM; daytime; 5 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bardwell:

  • KRBV (100.3 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF FORT WORTH)
  • KLLI (105.3 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF DALLAS)
  • KEGL (97.1 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOAI (107.5 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: INFINITY KOAI-FM, INC.)
  • KVIL-FM (103.7 FM; HIGHLAND PARK-DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF TEXAS)
  • KHKS (106.1 FM; DENTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KZPS (92.5 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKDA-FM (104.5 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: SERVICE BROADCASTING I, LTD.)
  • KBFB (97.9 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KSCS (96.3 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KLNO (94.1 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KCBI (90.9 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CRISWELL CENTER FOR BIBLICAL STUDIES)
  • KDGE (102.1 FM; FORT WORTH-DALLAS, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KERA (90.1 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDMX (102.9 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLTY (94.9 FM; ARLINGTON, TX; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA OF TEXAS, LLC)
  • WRR (101.1 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CITY OF DALLAS, TEXAS)
  • KLUV-FM (98.7 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF DALLAS)
  • KVTT (91.7 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: RESEARCH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION, INC)
  • KDOS (107.9 FM; ROBINSON, TX; Owner: KICI-FM LICENSE CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Bardwell:

  • KTVT (Channel 11; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: CBS STATIONS GROUP OF TEXAS L.P.)
  • KXAS-TV (Channel 5; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: STATION VENTURE OPERATIONS, LP)
  • KDTN (Channel 2; DENTON, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDAF (Channel 33; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • KDFI (Channel 27; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NEW DMIC, INC.)
  • KERA-TV (Channel 13; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMPX (Channel 29; DECATUR, TX; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KTXA (Channel 21; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: VIACOM TELEVISION STATIONS GROUP OF DALLAS/FORT WORTH L.P.)
  • KUVN (Channel 23; GARLAND, TX; Owner: KUVN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KSTR-TV (Channel 49; IRVING, TX; Owner: TELEFUTURA DALLAS LLC)
  • KPXD (Channel 68; ARLINGTON, TX; Owner: PAXSON DALLAS LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFAA-TV (Channel 8; DALLAS, TX; Owner: WFAA-TV, L.P.)
  • KXTX-TV (Channel 39; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF TEXAS PARTNERSHIP, LP)
  • KDFW (Channel 4; DALLAS, TX; Owner: KDFW LICENSE, INC.)
  • KDTX-TV (Channel 58; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF TEXAS, INC.)
  • KNAV-LP (Channel 30; CORSICANA, TX; Owner: NAVARRO COLLEGE)
  • KATA-LP (Channel 60; MESQUITE, TX; Owner: JANE McGINNIS)
  • K26HF (Channel 26; BRITTON, TX; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KHPK-LP (Channel 28; DE SOTO, TX; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KSEX-LP (Channel 57; DALLAS, TX; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KVFW-LP (Channel 65; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: GERALD BENAVIDES)
  • K25FW (Channel 25; CORSICANA, TX; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KFWD (Channel 52; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: HIC BROADCAST, INC.)
  • KLDT (Channel 55; LAKE DALLAS, TX; Owner: JOHNSON BROADCASTING OF DALLAS, INC.)
  • KJJM-LP (Channel 46; DALLAS/MESQUITE, TX; Owner: JANE McGINNIS)

Bardwell fatal accident list:

Mar 15, 1978 04:54 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 26, 1976 05:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Mar 23, 1975 06:55 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 16
  • Hazardous Condition: 2
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 11

Incident types - Bardwell

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bardwell, TX
Most common first names in Bardwell, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James684.1 years
William473.7 years
Robert369.3 years
Tommie366.0 years
Clyde280.1 years
Bonnie265.0 years
Dorothy256.0 years
George263.6 years
Andrew263.0 years
Antonio277.0 years
Most common last names in Bardwell, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Farmer673.8 years
Williams679.0 years
Collins583.8 years
Snipes574.0 years
Allen371.0 years
Davis384.0 years
Boswell375.7 years
Manning373.7 years
Walker366.3 years
Zambrano382.0 years
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