Blanco, Texas

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Population in 2017: 2,027 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +34.7%
 
Males: 1,096  (54.1%)
Females: 931  (45.9%)
Median resident age:

37.2 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 78606.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $46,074 (it was $31,071 in 2000)
Blanco:

$46,074
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $22,271 (it was $14,797 in 2000)

Blanco city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $165,781 (it was $74,900 in 2000)
Blanco:

$165,781
TX:

$172,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $201,269; detached houses: $213,537; mobile homes: $96,909

Median gross rent in 2017: $836.

March 2019 cost of living index in Blanco: 81.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 15.7%
(11.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 38.0% for American Indian residents)
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  • Races in Blanco, TX (2010)
    • 1,26572.7%White alone
    • 42224.3%Hispanic
    • 251.4%Asian alone
    • 171.0%Two or more races
    • 60.3%American Indian alone
    • 40.2%Black alone

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



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Blanco, Texas as of June 01, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Blanco is 320 to 1.


Crime rates in Blanco by year

Type

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(52.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(64.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(55.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(52.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(182.8)
8
(498.8)
6
(384.1)
7
(418.4)
10
(563.1)
4
(224.6)
2
(111.1)
3
(166.7)
3
(157.6)
6
(313.6)
3
(150.8)
4
(194.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
10
(609.4)
6
(374.1)
17
(1,088)
12
(717.3)
3
(168.9)
9
(505.3)
12
(666.7)
7
(388.9)
11
(578.0)
7
(365.9)
11
(553.0)
1
(48.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
15
(914.1)
36
(2,244)
33
(2,113)
19
(1,136)
22
(1,239)
32
(1,797)
30
(1,667)
27
(1,500)
21
(1,104)
12
(627.3)
20
(1,006)
11
(533.5)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(60.9)
2
(124.7)
2
(128.0)
1
(59.8)
1
(56.3)
1
(56.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(157.6)
1
(52.3)
1
(50.3)
1
(48.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(64.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)120.7225.7267.0184.1178.5156.7152.2120.6128.7237.8113.167.4

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City-data.com crime index in Blanco, TX

Crime rate in Blanco detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 10 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.36
Texas average:

1.55
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Ancestries: German (17.0%), English (7.4%), American (4.4%), Irish (3.9%), Czech (2.6%), French (2.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1324 feet

Land area: 1.67 square miles.

Population density: 1,212 people per square mile   (low).

Blanco, Texas map

298 residents are foreign born (8.8% Latin America).

This city:

11.4%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,759 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,646 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Austin, TX (42.7 miles , pop. 656,562).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (45.1 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities:

Johnson City, TX (3.5 miles ),
Stonewall, TX (4.1 miles ),
Canyon Lake, TX (4.2 miles ),
Woodcreek, TX (4.4 miles ),
Wimberley, TX (4.5 miles ),
Dripping Springs, TX (4.6 miles ),
Driftwood, TX (4.8 miles),
Round Mountain, TX (4.9 miles)

Latitude: 30.10 N, Longitude: 98.42 W

Area code: 830

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $107,500
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $86,600
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $50,600
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $109,000
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $117,400
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $72,700
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $104,500
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $97,800
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $149,800
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $203,500
  • 2008: 8 buildings, average cost: $137,900
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $71,700
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $162,500
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $162,500
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $120,000
  • 2015: 6 buildings, average cost: $195,200
  • 2016: 7 buildings, average cost: $195,200
  • 2017: 8 buildings, average cost: $195,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Blanco, TX residents
Average permit cost in Blanco, TX
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.6%
Texas:

3.5%
Population change in the 1990s: +269 (+21.8%).
Most common industries in Blanco, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (13.2%)
  • Educational services (9.4%)
  • Health care (7.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.2%)
  • Public administration (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (22.4%)
  • Educational services (6.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.8%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (12.9%)
  • Educational services (12.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.3%)
  • Public administration (5.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.3%)
  • Social assistance (5.0%)
Most common occupations in Blanco, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.6%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (3.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.0%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.8%)
  • Carpenters (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (12.9%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (5.6%)
  • Cashiers (5.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)

Average climate in Blanco, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Blanco, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2011 was 71.9. This is about average.

City:

71.9
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2011 was 2.33. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.33
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Tornado activity:

Blanco-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 5% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/27/1997, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 30.5 miles away from the Blanco city center killed one person and injured 5 people and caused $15 million in damages.

On 5/6/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.4 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Blanco-area historical earthquake activity is below Texas state average. It is 82% 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 295.9 miles away from Blanco center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 245.3 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 90.9 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 84.9 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 317.0 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 85.5 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 Blanco County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 5

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

Hospitals and medical centers in Blanco:

  • BLANCO HEALTH CARE CENTER (515 THIRD STREET)
  • LIVE OAK MEDICAL CENTER (618 LIVE OAK ST)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Blanco:

  • LBJ MEDICAL CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; JOHNSON CITY, TX)

Airports located in Blanco:

See details about airports located in Blanco, TX

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Blanco:

  • Texas State University (about 33 miles; San Marcos, TX; Full-time enrollment: 29,202)
  • The University of Texas at San Antonio (about 38 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 25,503)
  • Saint Edward's University (about 41 miles; Austin, TX; FT enrollment: 4,308)
  • Concordia University-Texas (about 42 miles; Austin, TX; FT enrollment: 2,192)
  • The University of Texas at Austin (about 43 miles; Austin, TX; FT enrollment: 45,500)
  • University of the Incarnate Word (about 44 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 6,875)
  • Trinity University (about 45 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 2,467)

Public high school in Blanco:

  • BLANCO H S (Students: 314, Location: 1215 FOURTH ST, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Blanco:

  • BLANCO EL (Students: 449, Location: 814 ELEVENTH ST, Grades: PK-5)
  • BLANCO MIDDLE (Students: 210, Location: 1500 ROCKY RD, Grades: 6-8)
See full list of schools located in Blanco

Library in Blanco:

  • BLANCO COUNTY SOUTH LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $101,591; Location: 1118 MAIN ST STE A; 24,324 books; 1,743 audio materials; 1,766 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 36 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Blanco: Blanco Historic District (A), Blanco Volunteer Fire Department (B), Blanco Volunteer Ambulance (C), Adrian Edwards Conn House (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Blanco Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Blanco City Lake Number 1 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Koch Branch (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Blanco: Blanco State Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Blanco County Inn (902 Main Street).

Birthplace of: Willie Upshaw - Baseball player and coach.

Blanco 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 Blanco and their reported violations in the past:

IMMELS DAIRY SERVICE (Population served: 100, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

64.8%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.0%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
48 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
86 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Blanco (2011 data):

  • Cattleman's National Bank: Blanco Branch at 1108 Main St, branch established on 1987/05/01. Info updated 2011/12/05: Bank assets: $83.4 mil, Deposits: $77.2 mil, headquarters in Johnson City, TX, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices
  • The Blanco National Bank: at 416 4th Street, branch established on 1906/03/06. Info updated 2010/06/01: Bank assets: $150.8 mil, Deposits: $134.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Blanco National Holdings, Inc.
  • Security State Bank & Trust: Blanco Branch at 1000 U.S. Hwy 281, branch established on 2000/04/17. Info updated 2010/04/09: Bank assets: $661.6 mil, Deposits: $523.9 mil, headquarters in Fredericksburg, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 18 total offices, Holding Company: Security Holding Company

For population 15 years and over in Blanco:

Marital status in Blanco, TX
  • Never married: 27.1%
  • Now married: 48.9%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 9.8%
  • Divorced: 11.3%

For population 25 years and over in Blanco:

  • High school or higher: 85.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.7
Texas average:

14.0

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

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,44712
Mainline Protestant1,0555
Catholic8722
Other7-
None6,116-
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
This county:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

8.89 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
This county:

15.55 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

9.0%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Blanco County:

26.8%
State:

26.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

48.9%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Blanco:

45.5%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.5
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Blanco:

22.2%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.9%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Blanco:

34.5%
State:

33.0%

General health condition:
Blanco:

53.8%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Blanco:

76.8%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Blanco, 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
Police Protection - Officers 5$18,897$45,3532$1,766
Streets and Highways 2$5,900$35,4000$0
Financial Administration 1$3,616$43,3920$0
Other Government Administration 1$5,527$66,32411$821
Judicial and Legal 1$3,946$47,3522$1,641
Sewerage 1$4,176$50,1120$0
Water Supply 1$6,640$79,6800$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 12$48,702$48,70215$4,228

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

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $54,000 ($26.64)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $397,000 ($195.86)
    Central Staff Services: $373,000 ($184.02)
    Police Protection: $241,000 ($118.89)
    Solid Waste Management: $161,000 ($79.43)
    Sewerage: $155,000 ($76.47)
    Regular Highways: $104,000 ($51.31)
    Parks and Recreation: $63,000 ($31.08)
    Health - Other: $55,000 ($27.13)
    Financial Administration: $45,000 ($22.20)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $38,000 ($18.75)
    Local Fire Protection: $17,000 ($8.39)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $11,000 ($5.43)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $260,000 ($128.27)
    Water Utilities: $40,000 ($19.73)
    Regular Highways: $22,000 ($10.85)
    Police Protection: $16,000 ($7.89)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $472,000 ($232.86)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $239,000 ($117.91)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $224,000 ($110.51)
    Solid Waste Management: $193,000 ($95.21)
    Parks and Recreation: $38,000 ($18.75)
    Other: $11,000 ($5.43)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $47,000 ($23.19)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $302,000 ($148.99)
    General Revenue - Other: $46,000 ($22.69)
    Rents: $9,000 ($4.44)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($0.49)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $566,000 ($279.23)
  • State Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $219,000 ($108.04)
    Other: $38,000 ($18.75)
    General Local Government Support: $1,000 ($0.49)
  • Tax - Property: $468,000 ($230.88)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $142,000 ($70.05)
    Public Utilities Sales: $96,000 ($47.36)

Blanco government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,233,000 ($3568.33)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,651,000 ($1801.18)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,582,000 ($1767.14)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $539,000 ($265.91)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $189,000 ($93.24)
Businesses in Blanco, TX
NameCountNameCount
Best Western1Sears1
FedEx1Subway1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
SONIC Drive-In1

Strongest AM radio stations in Blanco:

  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KENS (1160 AM; 25 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: KENS-TV, INC.)
  • KSAH (720 AM; 10 kW; UNIVERSAL CITY, TX; Owner: KSAH LICENSING, INC.)
  • 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)
  • KLBJ (590 AM; 5 kW; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: EMMIS AUSTIN RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
  • KLUP (930 AM; 5 kW; TERRELL HILLS, TX; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSLR (630 AM; 5 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF TEXAS, INC.)
  • KQQA (1530 AM; 10 kW; CREEDMOOR, TX; Owner: YELLOW ROSE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KONO (860 AM; 5 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KCOR (1350 AM; 5 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX)

Strongest FM radio stations in Blanco:

  • KFAN-FM (107.9 FM; JOHNSON CITY, TX; Owner: FRITZ BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KXXM (96.1 FM; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KEYI-FM (103.5 FM; SAN MARCOS, TX; Owner: EMMIS AUSTIN RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
  • KVET-FM (98.1 FM; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCYY (100.3 FM; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KDHT (93.3 FM; CEDAR PARK, TX; Owner: EMMIS AUSTIN RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
  • KCOR-FM (95.1 FM; COMFORT, TX; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KHHL (98.9 FM; LEANDER, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KASE-FM (100.7 FM; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KAMX (94.7 FM; LULING, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY RADIO L.P.)
  • KKMJ-FM (95.5 FM; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY RADIO L.P.)
  • KMFA (89.5 FM; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CAPITOL BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION, INC)
  • KONO-FM (101.1 FM; HELOTES, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KAJA (97.3 FM; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFMK (105.9 FM; ROUND ROCK, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLBJ-FM (93.7 FM; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: EMMIS AUSTIN RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
  • KHFI-FM (96.7 FM; GEORGETOWN, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KPEZ (102.3 FM; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KUT (90.5 FM; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN)
  • K206CF (89.1 FM; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Blanco:

  • KBEJ (Channel 2; FREDERICKSBURG, TX; Owner: CORRIDOR TELEVISION, L.L.P.)
  • KRRT (Channel 35; KERRVILLE, TX; Owner: SAN ANTONIO (KRRT-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • KTDF-LP (Channel 18; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: JOSEPH W. SHAFFER)
  • KTBC (Channel 7; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: KTBC LICENSE, INC.)
  • KAKW (Channel 62; KILLEEN, TX; Owner: KAKW LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KXAM-TV (Channel 14; LLANO, TX; Owner: KXAN, INC)
  • KEYE-TV (Channel 42; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CBS STATIONS GROUP OF TEXAS L.P.)
  • KVUE (Channel 24; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: KVUE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KLRU (Channel 18; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CAPITAL OF TEXAS PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COUNCIL)
  • KQUX-CA (Channel 11; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: LOUIS MARTINEZ FAMILY GROUP, LLC)
  • KXAN-TV (Channel 36; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: KXAN, INC.)
  • KNVA (Channel 54; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: 54 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPXL (Channel 26; UVALDE, TX; Owner: PAXSON SAN ANTONIO LICENSE, INC.)
  • KTXU-LP (Channel 38; SAN MARCOS, TX; Owner: GERALD G. BENAVIDES)
  • KBVO-CA (Channel 49; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: KXAN, INC.)
  • KMHZ-LP (Channel 65; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: LOUIS MARTINEZ FAMILY GROUP, LLC)
  • Blanco, Texas
  • Fatal accident count9
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents13
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:4
  • Fatalities10
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents25
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents2
  • Texas average
  • Fatal accident count19864
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents30605
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons5898
  • Fatalities22301
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents51337
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents2961
See more detailed statistics of Blanco fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 20Number of bridges
  • 194ft / 58.8mTotal length
  • $46,000Total costs
  • 98,971Total average daily traffic
  • 6,879Total average daily truck traffic
  • 139,430Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic
New bridges in Blanco, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 81960-1969
  • 21980-1989
  • 22000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Blanco, TX

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • The Rocky Rd (Lat: 30.161306 Lon: -98.465861), Type: Tower, Structure height: 55 m, Call Sign: WPIF374,
    Assigned Frequencies: 929.337 MHz, Grant Date: 01/24/2001, Expiration Date: 09/01/2010, Cancellation Date: 02/18/2005, Certifier: Lowell Todd, Registrant: Blooston, Mordkofsky, Dickens, Duffy & Prendergast, 2120 L Street, N.W., Suite 300, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 659-0830, Fax: (202) 828-5568

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • State Pk S End Of Us 281 (Lat: 30.093000 Lon: -98.423917), Call Sign: KNHN540,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.265 MHz, 151.340 MHz, 151.415 MHz, Grant Date: 02/06/2014, Expiration Date: 04/19/2024, Registrant: Texas Parks And Wildlife Department, 4200 Smith School Rd Bldg D, Austin, TX 78744, Phone: (512) 389-8096, Fax: (512) 389-8081, Email:
  • 3rd And Elm St (Lat: 30.084667 Lon: -98.423361), Call Sign: WXT711, Licensee ID: L00106966,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.340 MHz, Grant Date: 02/20/1998, Expiration Date: 04/21/2003, Cancellation Date: 07/27/2003, Registrant: Blanco Volunteer Ambulance Corp, 607 Chandler, Blanco, TX 78606-632, Phone: (830) 833-5239
  • 6 Mi E (Lat: 30.117694 Lon: -98.336972), Call Sign: KXJ515, Licensee ID: L00113299,
    Assigned Frequencies: 43.4000 MHz, Grant Date: 04/23/1999, Expiration Date: 04/21/2004, Cancellation Date: 06/10/2004, Registrant: Ransom A Richards Jr, 11765 West Ave 355, San Antonio, TX 78216
  • Lat: 30.109083 Lon: -98.422972, Call Sign: WQDW225,
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.857 MHz, 153.912 MHz, Grant Date: 08/28/2015, Expiration Date: 11/14/2025, Certifier: Nathan Cantrell, Registrant: City Of Blanco, 300 Pecan, Blanco, TX 78606, Phone: (830) 833-4525, Fax: (830) 833-4121, Email:
  • Lat: 30.106361 Lon: -98.430611, Call Sign: WRCQ879,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.362 MHz, 451.412 MHz, 452.112 MHz, 456.412 MHz, 457.112 MHz, Grant Date: 12/10/2018, Expiration Date: 12/10/2028, Certifier: Matthew Streger, Registrant: Sancurity, Inc., 2733 N. Power Rd. Ste 102-448, Mesa, AZ 85215, Phone: (800) 344-8140, Fax: (866) 634-5924, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2 (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:

32 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Blanco)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

20 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 57. The highest number of fires - 96 took place in 2017, and the least - 5 in 2004. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Blanco, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (73.4%), and Structure Fires (15.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Blanco, TX
    • 62573.4%Outside Fires
    • 13215.5%Structure Fires
    • 849.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 111.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Blanco, TX
Most common first names in Blanco, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2874.8 years
Mary2781.3 years
James2671.6 years
William1976.1 years
Robert1471.7 years
Charles1479.1 years
Henry1379.4 years
Frank1178.7 years
Thomas1182.2 years
Kenneth1078.8 years
Most common last names in Blanco, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3081.5 years
Wagner1878.4 years
Wood1368.4 years
Jones1277.5 years
Johnson1174.0 years
Beckmann1086.1 years
West1080.8 years
Bindseil985.7 years
Riba987.7 years
Triesch975.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Blanco, TX
  • 77.8%Electricity
  • 18.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.3%Wood
  • 0.6%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Blanco, TX
  • 84.8%Electricity
  • 10.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.0%Utility gas


Blanco compared to Texas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly 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.
There are 21 pilots and 20 other airmen in this city.
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