Chillicothe, Texas

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Population in 2013: 686 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -14.0%
 
Males: 371  (54.1%)
Females: 315  (45.9%)
Median resident age:  48.6 years
Texas median age:  34.0 years

Zip codes: 79225.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $47,321 (it was $25,625 in 2000)
Chillicothe:

$47,321
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $25,105 (it was $12,450 in 2000)

Chillicothe city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $42,703 (it was $20,800 in 2000)
Chillicothe:

$42,703
TX:

$132,000

Median gross rent in 2013: $598.

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  • Races in Chillicothe, TX (2010)

    Chillicothe races chart
    • 45664.5%White alone
    • 20929.6%Hispanic
    • 253.5%Black alone
    • 91.3%Two or more races
    • 50.7%American Indian alone
    • 30.4%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Chillicothe: 78.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (19.1%), Irish (11.0%), English (9.2%), United States (6.9%), Scottish (3.2%), French Canadian (2.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1401 feet

Land area: 1.01 square miles.

Population density: 677 people per square mile   (low).

Chillicothe, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Chillicothe:

  • High school or higher: 73.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Chillicothe city:

  • Never married: 20.3%
  • Now married: 60.6%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 3.0%
  • Divorced: 14.6%

92 residents are foreign born (12.4% Latin America).

This city:

12.8%
Texas:

16.5%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Chillicothe, Texas as of August 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Chillicothe to the number of sex offenders is 700 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,123 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $576 (1.5%)

Chillicothe satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita Falls, TX (62.3 miles , pop. 104,197).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (140.7 miles , pop. 506,132).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (186.6 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Fargo-Odell, TX (3.0 miles ), Quanah, TX (3.7 miles ), Vernon, TX (3.8 miles ), Eldorado, OK (4.1 miles ), Elmer, OK (4.2 miles) , West Jackson, OK (4.5 miles ), Thalia, TX (4.5 miles ), Olustee, OK (4.6 miles ).

Latitude: 34.26 N, Longitude: 99.51 W

Area code: 940

Chillicothe household income distribution Chillicothe home values distribution

Crime rates in Chillicothe by Year
Type 2003 2004 2005 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 000001100N/A
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0147.9152.70.00.0N/A
Robberies 0000100000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0142.50.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 0011013500
per 100,000 0.00.0131.8138.70.0147.9458.0692.50.00.0
Burglaries 47722413413
per 100,000 518.8917.4922.3277.4284.9591.71,984.7554.0138.3430.4
Thefts 93440431149165
per 100,000 1,167.34,456.15,270.1554.8427.4147.92,137.41,246.52,213.0717.4
Auto thefts 0200003101
per 100,000 0.0262.10.00.00.00.0458.0138.50.0143.5
Arson 0000000001
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0143.5
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 286.0) 86.4274.2314.072.283.0203.2494.2248.0102.273.2

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Crime rate in Chillicothe detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.43
Texas average:

2.05
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.6%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -10 (-1.2%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (18%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Wholesale trade (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (5%)
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Business and financial operations occupations (16%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (14%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (7%)

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

Average climate in Chillicothe, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Chillicothe-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 88% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/10/1979, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.1 miles away from the Chillicothe city center killed 11 people and injured 68 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/1/1954, a category F4 tornado 22.5 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Chillicothe-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 64% 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 111.3 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 355.6 miles away from Chillicothe center
On 4/28/1998 at 14:13:01, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 72.3 miles away from the city center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 168.9 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 246.3 miles away from Chillicothe 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 115.0 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 Hardeman County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 6

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

Birthplace of: Herschel Ramsey - Football player, Robert Flynn (author) - Soilder.

Hospitals and medical centers in Chillicothe:

  • CHILLICOTHE HOSPITAL (303 AVE I BOX 370)
  • CHILLICOTHE HOSPITAL DISTRICT (Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 303 AVENUE I)
  • IRIS HAVEN NURSING CONV CTR (209 AVE I BOX 667)

Airports located in Chillicothe:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Chillicothe:

  • Vernon College (about 13 miles; Vernon, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,216)
  • Western Oklahoma State College (about 31 miles; Altus, OK; FT enrollment: 2,054)
  • Midwestern State University (about 63 miles; Wichita Falls, TX; FT enrollment: 4,901)
  • Cameron University (about 67 miles; Lawton, OK; FT enrollment: 4,695)
  • Southwestern Oklahoma State University (about 100 miles; Weatherford, OK; FT enrollment: 4,126)
  • Abilene Christian University (about 125 miles; Abilene, TX; FT enrollment: 4,025)
  • Wayland Baptist University (about 127 miles; Plainview, TX; FT enrollment: 5,526)

Public high school in Chillicothe:

Public elementary/middle school in Chillicothe:

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

Hardeman 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 2013: 16.1%
(10.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 63.6% for Black residents, 29.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.7 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  74.4%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.8%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Chillicothe compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Banks with branches in Chillicothe (2011 data):

  • The First National Bank of Chillicothe: The First National Bank Of Chillicot at 200 Avenue H, branch established on 1924/03/26. Info updated 2010/06/01: Bank assets: $46.7 mil, Deposits: $41.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Northern Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

16.2
Texas average:

14.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (77%)
  • Electricity (16%)
  • Wood (5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Chillicothe city (based on Hardeman County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,93110
Mainline Protestant8494
Catholic901
Other3-
None266-
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
Hardeman County:

4.88 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Hardeman County:

9.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Here:

12.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.5%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Hardeman County:

27.4%
Texas:

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

14.2%
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
Financial Administration 2$4,562$27,3720$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$746
Police Protection - Officers 2$6,962$41,7720$0
Sewerage 1$3,189$38,2680$0
Water Supply 1$2,604$31,2480$0
Totals for Government 6$17,317$34,6342$746

8.63% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,452 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.63%
Texas average:

7.14%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Wilbarger County, TX  1.73% ($26,957 average AGI)


7.73% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,529 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.73%
Texas average:

6.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Wilbarger County, TX  2.20% ($24,414 average AGI)
to Wichita County, TX  0.76% ($45,100)

Strongest AM radio stations in Chillicothe:

  • KCAF (990 AM; 10 kW; FARMERSVILLE, TX; Owner: RENAISSANCE RADIO, INC.)
  • KVWC (1490 AM; 1 kW; VERNON, TX; Owner: K V W C, INC.)
  • KVDL (1150 AM; 1 kW; QUANAH, TX; Owner: NELLIE DEAN AND MARTIN C. LEIJA, SR.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KWFS (1290 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Chillicothe:

  • KRKZ (93.5 FM; ALTUS, OK; Owner: ALTUS RADIO, INC.)
  • KIXC-FM (100.9 FM; QUANAH, TX; Owner: KIXC-FM L.L.C.)
  • KYYI (104.7 FM; BURKBURNETT, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KQTZ (105.9 FM; HOBART, OK; Owner: ALTUS RADIO, INC.)
  • KVWC-FM (103.1 FM; VERNON, TX; Owner: KVWC, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Chillicothe:

  • K36EV (Channel 36; ALTUS, OK; Owner: COPPER BREAKS TV TRANSLATOR SYSTEM)
  • KJTL (Channel 18; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)

Chillicothe fatal accident list:

Jul 23, 2010 11:05 AM, Fm91, Lat: 34.24855, Lon: -99.51602, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Sep 13, 2002 08:25 PM, Us-287, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Oct 4, 1986 04:25 AM, 287, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

32 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Chillicothe)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 710 Ave M (Lat: 34.251750 Lon: -99.548972), Structure height: 27 m, Call Sign: KNAE673
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.007 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/20/2011, Expiration Date: 07/17/2021
    Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • CHILLICOTHE, Hwy 287 And Boone Rd. (Lat: 34.253139 Lon: -99.496278), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.8 m, Overall height: 79.5 m, Call Sign: WQCS230
    Assigned Frequencies: 6765.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/12/2005, Expiration Date: 05/12/2015, Cancellation Date: 12/02/2010, Certifier: John E Rooney
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 2099 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Suite #100, Washington, DC 20006-6801, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: KB5UAG, Licensee ID: L00569982
    Grant Date: 10/16/2012, Expiration Date: 01/05/2023
    Registrant: Robert S Brock, 4489 Fm 91 S, Chillicothe, TX 79225
  • Call Sign: WA5MVS
    Grant Date: 03/27/1995, Expiration Date: 03/27/2005, Cancellation Date: 03/28/2007
    Registrant: John L Potts, Rt 2, Chillicothe, TX 79225
  • Call Sign: WA5MVT, Licensee ID: L00988713
    Grant Date: 03/10/2005, Expiration Date: 04/03/2015, Certifier: Myna H Potts
    Registrant: Myna H Potts, Chillicothe, TX 79225
  • Call Sign: WA5NWS, Previous Call Sign: KD5DXT, Licensee ID: L00184918
    Grant Date: 10/10/2008, Expiration Date: 11/18/2018
    Registrant: Brett A Ramirez, 505 Avenue J, Chillicothe, TX 79225-0057
  • Call Sign: KD5PBR, Licensee ID: L00377175
    Grant Date: 04/15/2011, Expiration Date: 07/11/2021, Certifier: Robert G Skinner
    Registrant: Robert G Skinner, 15518 Cr 100w, Chillicothe, TX 79225
  • Call Sign: KF5BBL, Licensee ID: L01488840
    Grant Date: 05/11/2009, Expiration Date: 05/11/2019, Certifier: Stanley D Meeks
    Registrant: Stanley D Meeks, 18207 Fm 924 West, Chillicothe, TX 79225

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 170 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C145 SERIES (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4051V , Serial Number: 18383, Year manufactured: 1948
    Registrant (Individual): William S Haynes, 610 Avenue H S, Chillicothe, TX 79225
  • Aircraft: CHAMPION 7EC (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C90 SERIES (95 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4355C , Serial Number: 7EC-374, Year manufactured: 1955, Airworthiness Date: 12/12/1955
    Registrant (Individual): William S Haynes, 610 Avenue H S, Chillicothe, TX 79225
  • Aircraft: AIR TRACTOR INC AT-301 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 71 mph), Engine: P&W R1340 SERIES (600 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8829S , Serial Number: 301-0208, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 06/29/1979
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Barry B Haynes, 1116 Avenue H S, Chillicothe, TX 79225, Other Owners: Wayne E Haynes
  • Aircraft: CESSNA T210L (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 141 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 96734 , Serial Number: 21061213
    Registrant (Individual): Michael P Evans, Po Box 573, Chillicothe, TX 79225
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 09/20/1984, Exported to: Australia

Most common first names in Chillicothe, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2679.0 years
William2479.3 years
Mary1882.4 years
James1377.9 years
Robert1268.8 years
Thomas1074.7 years
Ruby982.5 years
Roy876.2 years
Bessie684.7 years
Mattie677.7 years
Most common last names in Chillicothe, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Sims1484.1 years
Davis1382.6 years
Brock1181.6 years
Brown775.3 years
Morris771.6 years
Barnett779.7 years
Lance771.9 years
Butler786.6 years
Kennedy780.0 years
Collins778.7 years
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