Blum, Texas

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Population in 2022: 397 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -0.5%
 
Males: 185  (46.8%)
Females: 212  (53.2%)
Median resident age:

22.6 years
Texas median age:

35.6 years

Zip codes: 76627.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $67,424 (it was $31,094 in 2000)
Blum:

$67,424
TX:

$72,284

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $21,390 (it was $11,459 in 2000)

Blum town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $103,680 (it was $32,500 in 2000)
Blum:

$103,680
TX:

$275,400

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $144,316; detached houses: $168,373; mobile homes: $72,774

Median gross rent in 2022: $1,134.

March 2022 cost of living index in Blum: 78.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 28.1%
(25.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 38.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents)

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  • Races in Blum, TX (2022)
    • 30774.5%White alone
    • 9523.1%Hispanic
    • 10.2%Two or more races

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



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 12 registered sex offenders living in Blum, Texas as of May 19, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Blum is 35 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (25.5%), English (10.9%), German (4.2%), Irish (3.0%), Dutch (1.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 1.01 square miles.

Population density: 394 people per square mile   (very low).

Blum, Texas map

15 residents are foreign born (3.6% Latin America).

This town:

3.6%
Texas:

17.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $2,401 (2.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $920 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fort Worth, TX (41.4 miles , pop. 534,694).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (57.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Rio Vista, TX (2.6 miles ),
Covington, TX (2.9 miles ),
Whitney, TX (3.7 miles ),
Cleburne, TX (3.8 miles ),
Itasca, TX (3.8 miles ),
Morgan, TX (3.9 miles ),
Grandview, TX (3.9 miles ),
Coyote Flats, TX (4.0 miles )

Latitude: 32.14 N, Longitude: 97.40 W

Area code: 254

Distribution of median household income in Blum, TX in 2022
Distribution of house value in Blum, TX in 2022
Blum satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

3.2%
Texas:

3.5%
Population change in the 1990s: +40 (+11.1%).
Most common industries in Blum, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (12.5%)
  • Educational services (10.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.1%)
  • Health care (7.1%)
  • Truck transportation (6.0%)
  • Apparel (4.8%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (22.6%)
  • Truck transportation (10.8%)
  • Personal & laundry services (6.5%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.3%)
  • Educational services (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (18.7%)
  • Health care (16.0%)
  • Apparel (10.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (10.7%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (8.0%)
  • U. S. Postal service (6.7%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5.3%)
Most common occupations in Blum, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.3%)
  • Cashiers (5.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (15.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8.6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7.5%)
  • Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (6.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Construction laborers (5.4%)
  • Electricians (5.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (12.0%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (9.3%)
  • Cashiers (9.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.3%)

Average climate in Blum, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2022 was 84.3. This is about average.

City:

84.3
U.S.:

72.6
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2022 was 33.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.4
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Blum-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 127% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/6/1973, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 28.6 miles away from the Blum town center .

On 5/26/1976, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.1 miles away from the town center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Blum-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 394% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 237.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 297.4 miles away from Blum center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 205.8 miles away from the city center
On 5/17/2012 at 08:12:00, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 178.1 miles away from Blum center
On 5/7/2015 at 22:58:05, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MW, Depth: 1.6 mi) earthquake occurred 29.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 376.0 miles away from Blum center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hill County (19) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 6, Fires: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Winds: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Blum topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Blum:

  • SPRUCE HOUSE (Hospital, about 13 miles away; CLEBURNE, TX)
  • WALLS REGIONAL HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; CLEBURNE, TX)
  • TEXAS HEALTH HARRIS METHODIST HOSPITAL CLEBURNE Acute Care Hospitals (about 14 miles away; CLEBURNE, TX)
  • RIDGEVIEW REHABILITATION AND SKILLED NURSING (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; CLEBURNE, TX)
  • US RENAL CARE TARRANT DIALYSIS CLEBURNE (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; CLEBURNE, TX)
  • LAKE WHITNEY HOME HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; WHITNEY, TX)
  • LAKE WHITNEY MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 14 miles away; WHITNEY, TX)

Airports located in Blum:

See details about airports located in Blum, TX

Amtrak station near Blum:

  • 15 miles: CLEBURNE (502 E. HENDERSON ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, free short-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Blum:

  • Hill College (about 21 miles; Hillsboro, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,968)
  • Texas Christian University (about 40 miles; Fort Worth, TX; FT enrollment: 9,131)
  • Texas State Technical College-Waco (about 40 miles; Waco, TX; FT enrollment: 4,210)
  • McLennan Community College (about 41 miles; Waco, TX; FT enrollment: 6,673)
  • Tarrant County College District (about 43 miles; Fort Worth, TX; FT enrollment: 33,775)
  • The University of Texas at Arlington (about 44 miles; Arlington, TX; FT enrollment: 27,453)
  • Baylor University (about 45 miles; Waco, TX; FT enrollment: 14,800)

Public high school in Blum:

  • BLUM H S (Location: 310 S AVE F, Grades: 6-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Blum:

  • BLUM EL (Students: 178, Location: 310 S AVE F, Grades: PK-5)
See full list of schools located in Blum

Points of interest:

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

Hill County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This town:

3.0 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

81.5%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

5.5%
Whole state:

6.0%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Blum:

Marital status in Blum, TX
  • Never married: 53.8%
  • Now married: 27.5%
  • Separated: 5.3%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 9.2%

For population 25 years and over in Blum:

  • High school or higher: 74.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.5
Texas average:

14.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Blum, TX (based on Hill County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant14,20278
Mainline Protestant2,36315
Black Protestant9875
Catholic9153
Other3544
None16,268-
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: 6
This county:

1.71 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Hill County:

1.14 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
Here:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
This county:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.4%
State:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.5%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.9%
Texas:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.1%
Texas:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Blum:

41.0%
State:

47.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.3
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Blum:

21.6%
State:

20.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Blum:

10.6%
Texas:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Blum:

6.8
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

31.5%
Texas:

33.1%

General health condition:
Blum:

52.9%
Texas:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Blum:

77.2%
State:

80.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Blum, TX Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2022)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$1,019
Totals for Government 0$0 1$1,019

Blum government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $188,000 ($473.55)
    General - Other: $64,000 ($161.21)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000 ($7.56)
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $647,000 ($1629.72)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $531,000 ($1337.53)
    Corrections - Other: $434,000 ($1093.20)
    Police Protection: $389,000 ($979.85)
    General - Other: $285,000 ($717.88)
    Regular Highways: $281,000 ($707.81)
    Financial Administration: $113,000 ($284.63)
    General Public Buildings: $60,000 ($151.13)
    Local Fire Protection: $28,000 ($70.53)
    Central Staff Services: $27,000 ($68.01)
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $22,000 ($55.42)
    Public Welfare - Other: $19,000 ($47.86)
    Natural Resources - Other: $8,000 ($20.15)
    Solid Waste Management: $8,000 ($20.15)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $37,000 ($93.20)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $42,000 ($105.79)
    Corrections - Other: $16,000 ($40.30)
    Correctional Institutions: $7,000 ($17.63)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000 ($7.56)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($2.52)

Blum government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $333,000 ($838.79)
    Regular Highways: $8,000 ($20.15)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $21,000 ($52.90)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $38,000 ($95.72)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $115,000 ($289.67)
    Fines and Forfeits: $51,000 ($128.46)
    Interest Earnings: $10,000 ($25.19)
    Rents: $3,000 ($7.56)
    Sale of Property: $1,000 ($2.52)
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000 ($2.52)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $131,000 ($329.97)
    General Local Government Support: $20,000 ($50.38)
    Highways: $4,000 ($10.08)
  • Tax - Property: $1,983,000 ($4994.96)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $632,000 ($1591.94)
    Motor Vehicle License: $125,000 ($314.86)
    Other Selective Sales: $76,000 ($191.44)
    Amusements Sales: $3,000 ($7.56)

Blum government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,012,000 ($2549.12)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $883,000 ($2224.18)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $129,000 ($324.94)

Blum government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $45,000 ($113.35)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,962,000 ($4942.07)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $61,000 ($153.65)

Strongest AM radio stations in Blum:

  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KCLE (1140 AM; 1 kW; CLEBURNE, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • KHVN (970 AM; 10 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBBW (1010 AM; 10 kW; WACO-MARLIN, TX; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING OF TEXAS)
  • KRZI (1580 AM; 10 kW; WACO, TX; Owner: VAN D. GOODALL, JR.)
  • KNAX (1630 AM; 10 kW; FT. WORTH, TX; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Blum:

  • 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)
  • KKDA-FM (104.5 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: SERVICE BROADCASTING I, LTD.)
  • KEGL (97.1 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KZPS (92.5 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOAI (107.5 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: INFINITY KOAI-FM, INC.)
  • KHKS (106.1 FM; DENTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KVIL-FM (103.7 FM; HIGHLAND PARK-DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF TEXAS)
  • 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)
  • KTFW-FM (92.1 FM; GLEN ROSE, TX; Owner: M&M BROADCASTERS, LTD.)
  • 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)
  • KDMX (102.9 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KDXX (107.1 FM; BENBROOK, TX; Owner: KCYT-FM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KERA (90.1 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLUV-FM (98.7 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF DALLAS)
  • KVTT (91.7 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: RESEARCH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION, INC)
  • WACO-FM (99.9 FM; WACO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Blum:

  • KFWD (Channel 52; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: HIC BROADCAST, INC.)
  • 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)
  • KSEX-LP (Channel 57; DALLAS, TX; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KDFI (Channel 27; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NEW DMIC, INC.)
  • KSTR-TV (Channel 49; IRVING, TX; Owner: TELEFUTURA DALLAS LLC)
  • KMPX (Channel 29; DECATUR, TX; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KUVN (Channel 23; GARLAND, TX; Owner: KUVN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KTXA (Channel 21; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: VIACOM TELEVISION STATIONS GROUP OF DALLAS/FORT WORTH L.P.)
  • KPXD (Channel 68; ARLINGTON, TX; Owner: PAXSON DALLAS LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFAA-TV (Channel 8; DALLAS, TX; Owner: WFAA-TV, L.P.)
  • KERA-TV (Channel 13; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDFW (Channel 4; DALLAS, TX; Owner: KDFW LICENSE, INC.)
  • KXTX-TV (Channel 39; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF TEXAS PARTNERSHIP, LP)
  • KDTX-TV (Channel 58; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF TEXAS, INC.)
  • K26HF (Channel 26; BRITTON, TX; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KHPK-LP (Channel 28; DE SOTO, TX; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KXXV (Channel 25; WACO, TX; Owner: CENTEX TELEVISION LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KATA-LP (Channel 60; MESQUITE, TX; Owner: JANE McGINNIS)
  • KWKT (Channel 44; WACO, TX; Owner: COMCORP OF TEXAS LICENSE CORP.)
  • K25FW (Channel 25; CORSICANA, TX; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KVFW-LP (Channel 65; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: GERALD BENAVIDES)

Blum fatal accident list:

Dec 16, 2019 06:19 AM, Fm 933, Lat: 32.138161, Lon: -97.400378, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Oct 6, 2007 10:05 PM, Fm933, Lat: 32.130008, Lon: -97.399244, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jun 8, 2002 09:40 PM, Fm67, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Apr 20, 1997 04:40 PM, Fm933, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 161ft / 48.9mTotal length
  • $9,692,000Total costs
  • 19,995Total average daily traffic
  • 1,412Total average daily truck traffic
  • 26,912Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic
New bridges in Blum, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 51950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 41980-1989
  • 21990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Blum, TX

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 1.29 Km Sw Of Fm 934 & Fm 933 (Lat: 32.067639 Lon: -97.383917), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91 m, Overall height: 95 m, Call Sign: KNNT455,
    Assigned Frequencies: 936.475 MHz, 938.887 MHz, 938.900 MHz, Grant Date: 05/11/2021, Expiration Date: 04/25/2031, Certifier: David Poole, Registrant: Oncor / Hcl, 1616 Woodall Rodgers Freeway, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (214) 486-5230, Email:

  • BLUM SITE, 1.29 Km Sw Of Fm 934 & Fm 933 (Lat: 32.067778 Lon: -97.383889), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91 m, Overall height: 95 m, Call Sign: WRUZ326,
    Assigned Frequencies: 854.562 MHz, 858.275 MHz, 859.275 MHz, Grant Date: 10/20/2022, Expiration Date: 10/20/2032, Certifier: Tom Henrick, Registrant: Dailey Wells Communications, 3440 East Houston St, San Antonio, TX 78219, Phone: (210) 893-6507, Fax: (210) 893-6592, Email:


FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: KE5FXA, Licensee ID: L01059167, Grant Date: 09/02/2005, Expiration Date: 09/02/2015, Cancellation Date: 09/06/2017, Certifier: Charlie E Dilling, Registrant: Charlie E Dilling, 313 Hcr 1221, Blum, TX 76627

  • Call Sign: KG5VUP, Licensee ID: L02141403, Grant Date: 11/06/2017, Expiration Date: 11/06/2027, Cancellation Date: 01/09/2018, Certifier: Rommie A Bollinger, Registrant: Rommie A Bollinger, 322 Hcr 1138, Blum, TX 76627

  • Call Sign: KW5RAB, Previous Call Sign: KG5VUP, Licensee ID: L02141403, Grant Date: 01/09/2018, Expiration Date: 01/09/2028, Cancellation Date: 01/29/2021, Certifier: Rommie A Bollinger, Registrant: Rommie A Bollinger, 322 Hcr 1138, Blum, TX 76627

  • Call Sign: NR5A, Previous Call Sign: KW5RAB, Licensee ID: L02141403, Grant Date: 01/29/2021, Expiration Date: 01/29/2031, Certifier: Rommie A Bollinger, Registrant: Rommie A Bollinger, 322 Hcr 1138, Blum, TX 76627


FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: CESSNA 177RG (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: LYCOMING IO-360-A1B6D (200 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 35495, N35495, N-35495, Serial Number: 177RG1050, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 10/29/1976, Certificate Issue Date: 07/18/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Charles Carlton Whitfill, 724 Hcr 1137, Blum, TX 76627
  • Aircraft: CRAIG MCPHERSON AUTOGYRO MTO SPORT (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 912ULS SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 508FM, N508FM, N-508FM, Serial Number: M01096, Year manufactured: 2014, Airworthiness Date: 02/24/2014, Certificate Issue Date: 10/31/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Craig Mcpherson, 468 Fm 3049, Blum, TX 76627
  • Aircraft: KENNETH CRAIG MCPHERSON RANGER (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582 CDI (64 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 743AA, N743AA, N-743AA, Serial Number: USA16, Year manufactured: 2016, Airworthiness Date: 09/30/2016, Certificate Issue Date: 11/05/2019
    Registrant (Individual): Kenneth C Mcpherson, 468 Fm 3049, Blum, TX 76627
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 152 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 6422Q, N6422Q, N-6422Q, Serial Number: 15285248, Year manufactured: 1981, Airworthiness Date: 07/23/1981, Certificate Issue Date: 07/13/2011
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Larry P Whitfill, 724 Hcr 1137, Blum, TX 76627, Other Owners: Charles C Whitfill
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7168T, N7168T, N-7168T, Serial Number: 46768, Year manufactured: 1959, Certificate Issue Date: 09/08/2008
    Registrant (Individual): Stephen Charles Krammer, 1126 Hcr 1212, Blum, TX 76627
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 10/23/2018

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 26. The highest number of reported fires - 74 took place in 2008, and the least - 2 in 2014. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Blum, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (71.2%), and Structure Fires (18.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Blum, TX
    • 31171.2%Outside Fires
    • 8118.5%Structure Fires
    • 255.7%Other
    • 204.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Blum, TX
Most common first names in Blum, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James970.6 years
Mary975.3 years
William878.6 years
Thomas770.4 years
Willie782.6 years
Kenneth663.0 years
George576.0 years
John483.0 years
Donald469.0 years
Roy478.3 years
Most common last names in Blum, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jean772.7 years
Ripley682.5 years
Hackler561.4 years
Forrest579.2 years
Medford573.2 years
Wilson486.0 years
Martin479.8 years
Van Winkle474.5 years
Smith480.8 years
Ward482.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Blum, TX
  • 77.1%Electricity
  • 21.7%Utility gas
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Blum, TX
  • 60.0%Utility gas
  • 40.0%Electricity


Blum compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There are 3 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2024.