Chilton, Texas

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Population in July 2007: 2,535.
Males: 1,270  (50.1%)
Females: 1,265  (49.9%)
Median resident age:  36.1 years
Texas median age:  32.3 years

Zip code: 76632

Estimated median household income in 2012: $40,037 (it was $32,059 in 2000)
Chilton:

$40,037
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,552 (it was $15,603 in 2000)

Chilton CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $71,799 (it was $48,700 in 2000)
Chilton:

$71,799
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $102,685; Detached houses: $113,292; Townhouses or other attached units: $45,886; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $64,897; Mobile homes: $68,624
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  • White alone - 1,872 (67.2%)
  • Hispanic - 540 (19.4%)
  • Black alone - 353 (12.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 6 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 5 (0.2%)
  • Two or more races - 6 (0.2%)
  • Asian alone - 3 (0.1%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Chilton: 123.0 (high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 428 feet

Land area: 135.1 square miles.

Population density: 19 people per square mile   (very low).

Chilton, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Chilton:

  • High school or higher: 73.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Chilton CCD:

  • Never married: 22.8%
  • Now married: 62.6%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 8.0%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Chilton, Texas as of June 01, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Chilton to the number of sex offenders is 507 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Chilton CCD:  0.8% ($398)
Texas:  1.8% ($1,393)
Chilton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Waco, TX (18.3 miles , pop. 113,726).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Austin, TX (77.8 miles , pop. 656,562).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (106.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Golinda, TX (2.6 miles ), Bruceville-Eddy, TX (2.8 miles ), Lott, TX (2.8 miles ), Lorena, TX (2.9 miles ), East Bell, TX (3.4 miles ), Troy, TX (3.5 miles ), Hewitt, TX (3.5 miles ), Robinson, TX (3.6 miles ).

Latitude: 31.29 N, Longitude: 97.12 W

Area code: 254

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

6.8%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (18%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (18%)
  • Repair and maintenance (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Metal and metal products (4%)
  • Food (3%)
  • Health care (3%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Health care (18%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Personal and laundry services (3%)
  • Apparel (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)

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

Average climate in Chilton, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Chilton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 67% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/11/1953, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 18.2 miles away from the Chilton place center killed 114 people and injured 597 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/6/1973, a category F5 tornado 31.7 miles away from the place center .

Earthquake activity:

Chilton-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 81% 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 245.0 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 377.6 miles away from Chilton 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 181.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 236.6 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 358.8 miles away from Chilton 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 172.7 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 Falls County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Flood: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Chilton:

  • WEST WARD GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 13 miles away; WACO, TX)
  • ROBINSON NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; ROBINSON, TX)
  • ELMWOOD NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; MARLIN, TX)
  • FALLS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL AND CLINIC Acute Care Hospitals (about 14 miles away; MARLIN, TX)
  • GOLDEN YEARS NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; MARLIN, TX)
  • GOLDEN YEARS REST HOME (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; MARLIN, TX)
  • BLUEBONNET HEALTH SERVICES OF WACO (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; WACO, TX)

Amtrak stations near Chilton:

  • 19 miles: TEMPLE (315 WEST AVE. B) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 20 miles: MCGREGOR (1 AMTRAK BLVD.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Chilton:

  • Baylor University (about 18 miles; Waco, TX; Full-time enrollment: 14,800)
  • Temple College (about 21 miles; Temple, TX; FT enrollment: 3,796)
  • McLennan Community College (about 22 miles; Waco, TX; FT enrollment: 6,673)
  • Texas State Technical College-Waco (about 25 miles; Waco, TX; FT enrollment: 4,210)
  • University of Mary Hardin-Baylor (about 26 miles; Belton, TX; FT enrollment: 2,885)
  • Central Texas College (about 43 miles; Killeen, TX; FT enrollment: 15,911)
  • Hill College (about 51 miles; Hillsboro, TX; FT enrollment: 2,968)

Public high schools in Chilton:

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

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
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Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2002 was 55.4. This is better than average.

City:

55.4
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 10.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.5
U.S.:

9.1

Drinking water stations with addresses in Chilton and their reported violations in the past:

CEGO DURANGO WSC (Population served: 1,356, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-27-2009), St Public Notif requested (MAR-27-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-24-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUL-09-2010)
Average household size:
This place:  2.7 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  73.3%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.9%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

21.1%
Whole state:

15.4%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

11.1%
Whole state:

6.7%
32 people in unknown juvenile institutions in 2000
18 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse in 2000

Chilton compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Banks with branches in Chilton (2011 data):

  • First State Bank Central Texas: 6th Street Branch at 111 6th Street, branch established on 1988/12/27. Info updated 2010/06/14: Bank assets: $1,112.8 mil, Deposits: $884.8 mil, headquarters in Austin, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 31 total offices, Holding Company: Central Community Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (46%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (36%)
  • Utility gas (16%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Chilton CCD (based on Falls County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 56.51%
Here: 56.5%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran ChurchChurches of Christ
Adherents41.0%28.3%11.3%5.6%4.1%
Congregations29.1%7.3%21.8%5.5%16.4%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)United Church of ChristEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents2.3%2.1%1.6%1.0%2.6%
Congregations3.6%5.5%1.8%1.8%7.3%
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: 3
Falls County:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Falls County:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

5.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.8%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Falls County:

29.3%
Texas:

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

16.7%
State:

15.7%

6.73% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,276 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.73%
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 McLennan County, TX  2.26% ($26,596 average AGI)
from Bell County, TX  0.79% ($36,975)
from Harris County, TX  0.26% ($15,769)


6.31% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,489 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.31%
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 McLennan County, TX  2.29% ($28,130 average AGI)
to Bell County, TX  1.01% ($38,000)
to Dallas County, TX  0.20% ($24,100)

Strongest AM radio stations in Chilton:

  • KRZX (1660 AM; 10 kW; WACO, TX; Owner: VAN D. GOODALL, JR.)
  • KRZI (1580 AM; 10 kW; WACO, TX; Owner: VAN D. GOODALL, JR.)
  • KBBW (1010 AM; 10 kW; WACO-MARLIN, TX; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING OF TEXAS)
  • 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.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KWTX (1230 AM; 1 kW; WACO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Chilton:

  • WACO-FM (99.9 FM; WACO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWTX-FM (97.5 FM; WACO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBGO (95.7 FM; WACO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLRK (92.9 FM; MARLIN, TX; Owner: VAN D. GOODALL, JR.)
  • KWBU-FM (103.3 FM; WACO, TX; Owner: BRAZOS VALLEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • KBDE (89.9 FM; TEMPLE, TX; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KBCT (94.5 FM; WACO, TX; Owner: KENNELWOOD BCST/G COMPANY, INC.)
  • KLTD (101.7 FM; TEMPLE, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KNCT-FM (91.3 FM; KILLEEN, TX; Owner: CENTRAL TEXAS COLLEGE)
  • KXCS (103.9 FM; CAMERON, TX; Owner: EQUICOM, INC)
  • KLFX (107.3 FM; NOLANVILLE, TX; Owner: SHELDON BROADCASTING, LTD.)
  • KOOC (106.3 FM; BELTON, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Chilton:

  • KCEN-TV (Channel 6; TEMPLE, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 6, INC.)
  • KXXV (Channel 25; WACO, TX; Owner: CENTEX TELEVISION LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWKT (Channel 44; WACO, TX; Owner: COMCORP OF TEXAS LICENSE CORP.)
  • KWTX-TV (Channel 10; WACO, TX; Owner: KWTX-KBTX LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KWBU-TV (Channel 34; WACO, TX; Owner: BRAZOS VALLEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • K38FN (Channel 38; WACO, TX; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • KNCT (Channel 46; BELTON, TX; Owner: CENTRAL TEXAS COLLEGE)
  • KYLE (Channel 28; BRYAN, TX; Owner: COMCORP OF BRYAN LICENSE CORP.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Chilton, Texas:
  • Fatal accident count: 3
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 5
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 3
  • Fatalities: 3
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 11
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Texas average:
  • Fatal accident count: 177
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 268
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 51
  • Fatalities: 194
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 461
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 26

Chilton fatal accident list:

Aug 17, 2006 08:01 PM, 4022, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jul 20, 1997 00:35 AM, 7, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jul 16, 1995 04:50 PM, 7, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 6, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Chilton)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Off Fm 107 On Old 107 3 Mi W (Lat: 31.269611 Lon: -97.130833), Call Sign: KNHK624
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.580 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/15/2003, Expiration Date: 10/31/2013, Cancellation Date: 10/16/2012
    Registrant: Wear Radio Service Inc, 1902 North 3rd Street, Temple, TX 76501, Phone: (254) 773-6992
  • Chilton TX, Lat: 31.313028 Lon: -97.119444, Call Sign: WQAF455
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.412 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/20/2004, Expiration Date: 05/20/2014, Certifier: Rick Riccardi
    Registrant: Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth, P.L.C., 1300 N. Seventeenth Street, 11th Floor, Arlington, VA 22209, Phone: (202) 828-5700, Fax: (703) 812-0468, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • AU54XC224, Au54xc224a (Lat: 31.296861 Lon: -97.082361), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.6 m, Overall height: 78.3 m, Call Sign: WQOM936
    Assigned Frequencies: 10735.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz... (+14 more)
    Grant Date: 11/22/2011, Expiration Date: 11/22/2021, Certifier: Kyle B Entz
    Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483
  • CHILTON, Au54xc224a (Lat: 31.296861 Lon: -97.082361), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.6 m, Overall height: 78.3 m, Call Sign: WQRH640
    Assigned Frequencies: 6004.50 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6004.50 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/15/2013, Expiration Date: 05/15/2023, Certifier: Steve Regitz
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Chilton)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: SHOUP RONALD R AVID FLYER (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CUYUNA ALL MDLS A/B (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 150AF , Serial Number: 150, Year manufactured: 1986, Airworthiness Date: 01/26/1994
    Registrant (Individual): Terry J Groom, Rt 1 Box 153j, Chilton, TX 76632
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182E (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3367Y , Serial Number: 18254367, Year manufactured: 1962, Airworthiness Date: 08/28/1962
    Registrant (Individual): Tom J Jackson, Rr 1 Box 153j, Chilton, TX 76632

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3
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