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Population in 2012: 1,686 (91% urban, 9% rural). Population change since 2000: -10.1%
 

Males: 909  (53.9%)
Females: 777  (46.1%)

Median resident age:  38.6 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 78832.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $26,241 (it was $19,410 in 2000)
Brackettville:

$26,241
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $14,597

Brackettville city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $54,607 (it was $26,600 in 2000)
Brackettville:

$54,607
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $54,165; Detached houses: $61,477; Mobile homes: $24,167

Median gross rent in 2012: $505.

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  • Hispanic - 1,613 (79.1%)
  • White alone - 334 (16.4%)
  • Black alone - 46 (2.3%)
  • Asian alone - 34 (1.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 10 (0.5%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (0.10%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Brackettville: 77.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: United States (5.7%), German (4.2%), English (3.9%), Scottish (1.9%), Irish (1.7%), Polish (1.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 3.17 square miles.

Population density: 532 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Brackettville:

  • High school or higher: 58.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.3%
  • Unemployed: 13.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Brackettville city:

  • Never married: 32.7%
  • Now married: 48.2%
  • Separated: 3.6%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 9.2%

264 residents are foreign born

This city:  12.9%
Texas:  16.4%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 11 registered sex offenders living in Brackettville, Texas as of November 01, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Brackettville to the number of sex offenders is 153 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $475 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $459 (0.9%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: San Antonio, TX (115.0 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: Fort Clark Springs, TX (0.9 miles ), Spofford, TX (3.1 miles) , Laughlin AFB, TX (4.8 miles ), Val Verde Park, TX (5.0 miles ), Quemado, TX (5.3 miles ), Del Rio, TX (5.4 miles ), Cienegas Terrace, TX (5.7 miles ), Radar Base, TX (5.7 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $26,500
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $67,000
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $109,000
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $117,400
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $121,800
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $121,800
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $131,000
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $159,000
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Latitude: 29.32 N, Longitude: 100.42 W

Area code: 830

Brackettville household income distribution Brackettville home values distribution

Crime rates in Brackettville (2010):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 assaults (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 burglaries (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 3 thefts (169.6 per 100,000)
  • 0 auto thefts (0.0 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 7.1 (higher means more crime, US average = 266.4)

Crime rates in Brackettville (2011):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 assaults (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 burglaries (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 thefts (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 auto thefts (0.0 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 0.0 (higher means more crime, US average = 259.9)

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.58
Texas average:

1.95

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Brackettville tourist attractions:

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.2%
Texas:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +128 (+7.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (38%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (15%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Public administration (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Manufacturing (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Carpenters (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (12%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Brackettville-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 61% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/16/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 2.5 miles away from the Brackettville city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/26/1970, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.1 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Brackettville-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/2005 at 14:39:16, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 64.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Kinney County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Airports located in Brackettville:


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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Brackettville:

  • Southwest Texas Junior College (about 41 miles; Uvalde, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,240)
  • Northwest Vista College (about 104 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 4,219)
  • The University of Texas at San Antonio (about 110 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 21,323)
  • The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (about 112 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 2,738)
  • St Marys University (about 113 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 3,271)
  • Palo Alto College (about 114 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 2,782)
  • San Antonio College (about 116 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 8,290)

Public high schools in Brackettville:

Public elementary/middle school in Brackettville:

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Library in Brackettville:

  • KINNEY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $117,731; Location: 510 S ELLEN; 11,905 books; 338 audio materials; 435 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 23 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Brackettville: Brackettville Volunteer Fire Department (A), Kinney County Emergency Medical Services (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Reservoirs: Soil Conservation Service Site 1 Reservoir (A), Soil Conservation Service Site 2 Reservoir (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 34.9%
(19.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.2% for Black residents, 37.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 80.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.8 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  70.2%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  3.2%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Brackettville, TX

25 people in federal prisons in 2010
23 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Brackettville compared to Texas state average:

Brackettville, Texas environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Banks with branches in Brackettville (2011 data):

  • The Bank and Trust, S.S.B.: Ann And North Branch at 102 North St, branch established on 1906/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $400.7 mil, Deposits: $333.5 mil, headquarters in Del Rio, TX, positive income, 7 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Brackettville travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (57%)
  • Utility gas (33%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8%)
  • Wood (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Brackettville city (based on Kinney County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 74.82%
Here74.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristOther
Adherents69.6%17.4%4.4%4.0%4.6%
Congregations11.1%33.3%11.1%11.1%33.3%
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: 1
This county:

3.03 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
This county:

3.03 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1
Kinney County:

3.03 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

10.6%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

26.0%
Texas:

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

12.8%
State:

15.7%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$2,370$28,4400$0
Other Government Administration 6$7,193$14,3860$0
Totals for Government 7$9,563$16,3940$0


8.33% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($49,524 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.33%
Texas average:

8.37%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Val Verde County, TX  2.08% ($32,095 average AGI)


8.33% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,214 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.33%
Texas average:

7.44%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Val Verde County, TX  1.39% ($34,786 average AGI)
to Bexar County, TX  1.19% ($21,250)

Strongest AM radio stations in Brackettville:

  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, 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.)
  • KENS (1160 AM; 25 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: KENS-TV, INC.)
  • KVOZ (890 AM; 12 kW; DEL MAR HILLS, TX; Owner: CONSOLIDATED RADIO, INC.)
  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • KWMC (1490 AM; 1 kW; DEL RIO, TX; Owner: MINERVA GARZA VALDEZ)
  • KTJK (1230 AM; 1 kW; DEL RIO, TX; Owner: FORUM BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSAH (720 AM; 10 kW; UNIVERSAL CITY, TX; Owner: KSAH LICENSING, INC.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KDRY (1100 AM; 11 kW; ALAMO HEIGHTS, TX; Owner: KDRY RADIO, INC.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTSA (550 AM; 5 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF SAN ANTONIO)

Strongest FM radio stations in Brackettville:

  • KBNU (93.9 FM; UVALDE, TX; Owner: RADIO CACTUS, LTD.)

TV broadcast stations around Brackettville:

  • KVAW (Channel 16; EAGLE PASS, TX; Owner: HISPANIC TELEVISION NETWORK, INC., DEBTOR IN POSSESSION)

Brackettville fatal accident list:

Apr 15, 2006 09:15 PM, Us-90, Lat: 29.314528, Lon: -100.425089, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 9, 2005 02:45 PM, Fm334, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Mar 4, 2004 04:54 PM, Us-90, Gove, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1
Sep 18, 1998 08:15 AM, Us-90, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jan 20, 1993 07:10 PM, Annstreet, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 2, Fatalities: 2
Sep 20, 1991 12:20 AM, 90, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 25, 1988 01:45 PM, Lp166, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 13 Mi N Off Rr 674 (Lat: 29.506611 Lon: -100.394250), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91 m, Overall height: 97 m, Call Sign: WPKT546
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.850 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/02/1997, Expiration Date: 07/02/2002, Cancellation Date: 09/22/2002, Certifier: James K Young
    Registrant: Larson Associates Usa Inc, 1200 Commerce Dr Ste 120, Plano, TX 75093, Fax: (972) 612-1279
  • Leona Ranch Rd. (Lat: 29.513889 Lon: -100.380556), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 96.9 m, Call Sign: WPYG456
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.480 MHz, 157.740 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/06/2003, Expiration Date: 08/06/2013, Certifier: James K Young
    Registrant: Larson Associates Usa, Inc., 1200 Commerce Drive; Suite 120, Plano, TX 75093, Phone: (972) 612-1373, Fax: (972) 612-1279

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • W Side Of Rr 674 13.6 Mi N (Lat: 29.508000 Lon: -100.397861), Call Sign: KCX422
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.270 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/10/2012, Expiration Date: 05/05/2022
    Registrant: Texas Parks And Wildlife Dept, 4200 Smith School Rd, Austin, TX 78744, Phone: (512) 389-4965, Fax: (512) 389-8081, Email:
  • 5km Ne (Lat: 29.359389 Lon: -100.386722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 49 m, Overall height: 55 m, Call Sign: KFS945
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.505 MHz, 159.090 MHz, 159.210 MHz, 155.512 MHz, 159.097 MHz, 159.217 MHz, 159.217 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/16/2010, Expiration Date: 02/11/2021
    Registrant: Texas Department Of Public Safety, 5805 N. Lamar, Austin, TX 78773-0259, Phone: (512) 424-7134, Fax: (512) 424-5320, Email:
  • Hwy 674 5.1 Mi N (Lat: 29.391889 Lon: -100.407861), Call Sign: KNHB766, Licensee ID: L00097302
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.655 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/28/2003, Expiration Date: 07/15/2013
    Registrant: D Harold Byrd Jr, Brackettville, TX 78832
  • On Fm 334 1.5 Mi Ne (Lat: 29.323611 Lon: -100.392500), Type: Tower, Structure height: 85.3 m, Overall height: 86.5 m, Call Sign: WQPX919
    Assigned Frequencies: 858.625 MHz, 859.500 MHz, 860.500 MHz, 861.500 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/11/2012, Expiration Date: 10/17/2015, Certifier: Tom Phillips
    Registrant: Skylines Unlimited Inc, 100 Stone Church Road, Carlisle, PA 17015, Phone: (717) 218-5003, Fax: (717) 218-5005, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

35 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Brackettville)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

16 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Brackettville)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2


Most common first names in Brackettville, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2377.2 years
Maria2177.0 years
William1469.9 years
Mary1476.3 years
James1476.3 years
Charles1373.9 years
Jose1178.0 years
Paul1072.2 years
Jesus1075.2 years
Robert970.0 years
Most common last names in Brackettville, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Martinez2875.6 years
Garcia2475.4 years
Pena1977.2 years
Gomez1879.0 years
Miller1275.8 years
Wilson1079.0 years
Rodriguez1075.8 years
Hernandez978.0 years
Garza970.5 years
Flores974.4 years
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