Coolidge, Texas

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Population in 2013: 950 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +12.0%
 
Males: 509  (53.6%)
Females: 441  (46.4%)
Median resident age:  28.9 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 76635.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $24,212 (it was $23,558 in 2000)
Coolidge:

$24,212
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $12,292 (it was $11,589 in 2000)

Coolidge town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $53,800 (it was $23,600 in 2000)
Coolidge:

$53,800
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $91,271; Detached houses: $88,624; Townhouses or other attached units: $244,546; Mobile homes: $96,140

Median gross rent in 2012: $505.

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Coolidge races chart
  • Hispanic - 411 (43.0%)
  • White alone - 329 (34.5%)
  • Black alone - 190 (19.9%)
  • Two or more races - 17 (1.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 7 (0.7%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.1%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Coolidge: 78.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (11.2%), Irish (8.6%), English (4.1%), United States (3.8%), Polish (2.5%), Scotch-Irish (1.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 536 feet

Land area: 0.97 square miles.

Population density: 984 people per square mile   (low).

Coolidge,TX real estate house value index trend

Coolidge, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Coolidge:

  • High school or higher: 61.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Coolidge town:

  • Never married: 27.5%
  • Now married: 48.4%
  • Separated: 5.6%
  • Widowed: 13.5%
  • Divorced: 5.0%

121 residents are foreign born

This town:  18.3%
Texas:  16.4%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Coolidge, Texas as of May 22, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Coolidge to the number of sex offenders is 138 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $833 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $375 (0.6%)

Coolidge satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Waco, TX (32.8 miles , pop. 113,726).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Arlington, TX (71.4 miles , pop. 332,969).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (72.9 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Tehuacana, TX (2.5 miles ), Dawson, TX (3.3 miles ), Prairie Hill, TX (3.3 miles ), Hubbard, TX (3.3 miles ), Mexia, TX (3.3 miles ), Wortham, TX (3.4 miles ), Mount Calm, TX (3.7 miles ), Groesbeck, TX (4.2 miles ).

Latitude: 31.75 N, Longitude: 96.65 W

Area code: 254

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

5.4%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +102 (+13.7%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Wholesale trade (30%)
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Utilities (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Finance and insurance (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (2%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (25%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Cashiers (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (14%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Therapists (4%)

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

Average climate in Coolidge, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Coolidge-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 84% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/11/1953, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 13.5 miles away from the Coolidge town center killed 114 people and injured 597 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/10/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.1 miles away from the town center killed 6 people and injured 77 people.

Earthquake activity:

Coolidge-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 256.1 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 410.9 miles away from Coolidge center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 201.5 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) earthquake occurred 221.7 miles away from the city 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 216.0 miles away from Coolidge center
On 4/28/1998 at 14:13:01, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 233.1 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 Limestone County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 6

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

Birthplace of: William Curry Holden - Archaeologist, Jay T. Robbins - General.

Hospitals and medical centers near Coolidge:

  • FAIRWAY HOUSE (Hospital, about 10 miles away; MEXIA, TX)
  • MEXIA LTC NURSING AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; MEXIA, TX)
  • MANOR RETIREMENT AND CONV CTR,THE (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; MEXIA, TX)
  • THE MANOR HEALTHCARE RESIDENCE LTD (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; MEXIA, TX)
  • MEXIA NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; MEXIA, TX)
  • PARKVIEW REGIONAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; MEXIA, TX)
  • COMMERCE HOUSE (Hospital, about 12 miles away; MEXIA, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Coolidge:

  • Navarro College (about 25 miles; Corsicana, TX; Full-time enrollment: 7,711)
  • Texas State Technical College-Waco (about 27 miles; Waco, TX; FT enrollment: 4,210)
  • Baylor University (about 32 miles; Waco, TX; FT enrollment: 14,800)
  • Hill College (about 32 miles; Hillsboro, TX; FT enrollment: 2,968)
  • McLennan Community College (about 33 miles; Waco, TX; FT enrollment: 6,673)
  • Trinity Valley Community College (about 56 miles; Athens, TX; FT enrollment: 5,333)
  • Cedar Valley College (about 61 miles; Lancaster, TX; FT enrollment: 3,603)

Public high school in Coolidge:

Public elementary/middle school in Coolidge:

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Limestone 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: 38.6%
(24.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 67.9% for Black residents, 42.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 36.4% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  3.0 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  76.2%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.0%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

Coolidge compared to Texas state average:

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

Banks with branches in Coolidge (2011 data):

  • Incommons Bank, N.A.: Coolidge Branch at 123 Bell Street, branch established on 1996/01/08. Info updated 2008/05/05: Bank assets: $97.3 mil, Deposits: $84.7 mil, headquarters in Mexia, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Bi-Stone Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (59%)
  • Electricity (34%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Wood (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Coolidge town (based on Limestone County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 56.71%
Here: 56.7%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristCatholic Church USA National Primitive Baptist Convention
Adherents51.1%15.3%8.9%6.4%5.1%
Congregations24.6%13.1%21.3%1.6%13.1%
NameBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaAssemblies of GodAmerican Baptist AssociationPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents4.0%2.9%2.4%1.8%2.1%
Congregations4.9%6.6%3.3%1.6%9.8%
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: 6
Limestone County:

2.69 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Limestone County:

1.34 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Limestone County:

9.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 19
Here:

8.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.3%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Limestone County:

28.3%
Texas:

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

13.5%
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
Other Government Administration 1$2,551$30,6120$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$200
Police Protection - Officers 1$2,835$34,0200$0
Sewerage 1$1,776$21,3121$664
Totals for Government 3$7,162$28,6482$864

7.66% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,643 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.66%
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 Freestone County, TX  1.44% ($41,190 average AGI)
from McLennan County, TX  1.17% ($32,624)
from Dallas County, TX  0.37% ($25,481)


7.33% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,401 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.33%
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  1.16% ($28,774 average AGI)
to Freestone County, TX  0.94% ($34,265)
to Dallas County, TX  0.37% ($37,148)

Strongest AM radio stations in Coolidge:

  • 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.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KRZI (1580 AM; 10 kW; WACO, TX; Owner: VAN D. GOODALL, JR.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KRZX (1660 AM; 10 kW; WACO, TX; Owner: VAN D. GOODALL, JR.)
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Coolidge:

  • KDOS (107.9 FM; ROBINSON, TX; Owner: KICI-FM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KYCX-FM (104.9 FM; MEXIA, TX; Owner: MJ COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WACO-FM (99.9 FM; WACO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWTX-FM (97.5 FM; WACO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRBV (100.3 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF FORT WORTH)
  • KRVF (106.9 FM; KERENS, TX; Owner: FIRST BROADCASTING INVESTMENT PARTNERS, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Coolidge:

  • KCEN-TV (Channel 6; TEMPLE, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 6, INC.)
  • KXXV (Channel 25; WACO, TX; Owner: CENTEX TELEVISION LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KNAV-LP (Channel 30; CORSICANA, TX; Owner: NAVARRO COLLEGE)
  • KWKT (Channel 44; WACO, TX; Owner: COMCORP OF TEXAS LICENSE CORP.)
  • KSEX-LP (Channel 57; DALLAS, TX; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KWBU-TV (Channel 34; WACO, TX; Owner: BRAZOS VALLEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • KWTX-TV (Channel 10; WACO, TX; Owner: KWTX-KBTX LICENSEE CORP.)

Coolidge fatal accident list:

Jan 19, 2001 07:00 AM, Sr-171, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • FACTORY, Lat: 31.754000 Lon: -96.650000, Call Sign: WPWY950
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.887 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/12/2003, Expiration Date: 02/12/2013, Cancellation Date: 04/20/2013, Certifier: Chuck Frazier
    Registrant: Renschler Communications, 600 S Valley Mills Drive, Waco, TX 76711, Phone: (254) 754-5536, Fax: (254) 754-5554, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • COOLIDGE, 112 A Highway 171 (Coolidge Site) (Lat: 31.756500 Lon: -96.648417), Type: Mast, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 78 m, Call Sign: WQQF350
    Assigned Frequencies: 6286.19 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6286.19 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/26/2012, Expiration Date: 11/26/2022, Certifier: Charles Cleary
    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:

1
  • Call Sign: K5LTH, Previous Call Sign: KD5YUA, Licensee ID: L00723373
    Grant Date: 09/20/2003, Expiration Date: 09/20/2013, Certifier: Larry T Harrison
    Registrant: Larry T Harrison, 605 Armour St, Coolidge, TX 76635-3093

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 18
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Coolidge, TX
Most common first names in Coolidge, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William2074.3 years
Mary1579.5 years
James1476.0 years
John1274.4 years
Willie1179.7 years
Robert1069.5 years
Henry978.3 years
George979.9 years
Sarah880.1 years
Jack667.9 years
Most common last names in Coolidge, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones1175.6 years
Vinson1181.9 years
Allen1076.9 years
Collins878.0 years
Brown784.6 years
Williams768.1 years
Hutchison755.9 years
Hancock684.5 years
Davis672.7 years
Mcclendon676.2 years
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