Crowell, Texas

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Population in 2014: 905 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -20.7%
 
Males: 437  (48.3%)
Females: 468  (51.7%)
Median resident age:  44.7 years
Texas median age:  34.0 years

Zip codes: 79227.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $23,162 (it was $22,214 in 2000)
Crowell:

$23,162
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $17,301 (it was $12,965 in 2000)

Crowell city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $30,209 (it was $25,400 in 2000)
Crowell:

$30,209
TX:

$132,000

Median gross rent in 2013: $463.

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  • Races in Crowell, TX (2010)

    Crowell races chart
    • 76280.4%White alone
    • 13614.3%Hispanic
    • 434.5%Black alone
    • 40.4%Asian alone
    • 30.3%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Crowell: 77.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (23.0%), Irish (16.0%), United States (9.1%), English (6.8%), Dutch (3.6%), French Canadian (2.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1476 feet

Land area: 1.89 square miles.

Population density: 480 people per square mile   (low).

Crowell, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Crowell:

  • High school or higher: 73.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.0%
  • Unemployed: 0.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Crowell city:

  • Never married: 20.2%
  • Now married: 41.6%
  • Separated: 3.8%
  • Widowed: 11.0%
  • Divorced: 23.4%

12 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.4%
Texas:

16.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $732 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $517 (2.0%)

Crowell satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita Falls, TX (69.7 miles , pop. 104,197).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (161.9 miles , pop. 506,132).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (188.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Thalia, TX (3.3 miles ), Quanah, TX (4.6 miles ), Lockett, TX (4.7 miles ), Chillicothe, TX (4.7 miles ), Goodlett, TX (5.2 miles) , Vernon, TX (5.2 miles ), Benjamin, TX (5.3 miles ), Fargo-Odell, TX (5.4 miles ).

Latitude: 33.99 N, Longitude: 99.72 W

Area code: 940

Crowell household income distribution Crowell home values distribution

Crime rates in Crowell by Year
Type 2003 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 00000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 000000000N/A0
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0N/A0.0
Robberies 00000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 10110000000
per 100,000 90.70.091.694.80.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Burglaries 54264000000
per 100,000 453.7362.0183.2568.7408.20.00.00.00.00.00.0
Thefts 104163100000
per 100,000 907.4362.091.6568.7306.1107.00.00.00.00.00.0
Auto thefts 00010000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.094.80.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Arson 00000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 281.3) 88.540.935.791.541.94.40.00.00.00.00.0

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Crime rate in Crowell detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.12
Texas average:

2.02
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.6%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -80 (-6.6%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (16%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (35%)
  • Other services, except public administration (17%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Retail trade (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Community and social service occupations (10%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (10%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (17%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)

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

Average climate in Crowell, Texas

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Tornado activity:

Crowell-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 60% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/1/1954, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 0.5 miles away from the Crowell city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/17/1976, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 0.5 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Crowell-area historical earthquake activity is above Texas state average. It is 62% 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 89.3 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 333.5 miles away from Crowell 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 226.4 miles away from the city 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 92.8 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 182.3 miles away from Crowell 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 133.2 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 Foard County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Fires: 3, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Crowell topographic map

Birthplace of: Marvin Whited - Football player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Crowell:

  • FOARD COUNTY HOSPITAL DISTRICT (provides emergency services, 118 N 1ST ST BOX 355)
  • CROWELL NURSING CENTER (200 S B AVE)

airports located in Crowell:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Crowell:

  • Vernon College (about 27 miles; Vernon, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,216)
  • Western Oklahoma State College (about 53 miles; Altus, OK; FT enrollment: 2,054)
  • Midwestern State University (about 70 miles; Wichita Falls, TX; FT enrollment: 4,901)
  • Cameron University (about 86 miles; Lawton, OK; FT enrollment: 4,695)
  • Abilene Christian University (about 105 miles; Abilene, TX; FT enrollment: 4,025)
  • Wayland Baptist University (about 116 miles; Plainview, TX; FT enrollment: 5,526)
  • Cisco College (about 118 miles; Cisco, TX; FT enrollment: 2,687)

Public high school in Crowell:

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Library in Crowell:

  • FOARD COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $30,627; Location: 110 E CALIFORNIA; 13,280 books; 653 audio materials; 1,290 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 23 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Crowell: Crowell Volunteer Fire Department (A), Three Rivers Ambulance Service (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Foard 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: 20.8%
(13.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 54.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  63.4%
Whole state:  69.9%

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

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
30 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
40 people in nursing homes in 2000

Crowell, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Crowell (2011 data):

  • Crowell State Bank: at 100 East Commerce St., branch established on 1931/12/28. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $31.5 mil, Deposits: $28.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Crowell Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.8
Texas average:

14.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Crowell city (based on Foard County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,1726
Mainline Protestant1882
Catholic321
None--
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: 1
Foard County:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2
Here:

14.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.0%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Foard County:

26.0%
Texas:

26.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Crowell:

48.3%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.5%
State:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Crowell:

28.8
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

23.2%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.2%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Crowell:

6.8
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Crowell:

34.3%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
Crowell:

51.7%
State:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Crowell:

75.8%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Crowell, TX Residents
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
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$503
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$1,145
Streets and Highways 2$3,879$23,2740$0
Sewerage 1$1,647$19,7640$0
Parks and Recreation 1$1,417$17,0040$0
Water Supply 1$2,214$26,5680$0
Other and Unallocable 2$3,765$22,5900$0
Totals for Government 7$12,922$22,1522$1,648

8.33% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,200 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.33%
Texas average:

7.14%

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

7.89% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,030 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.89%
Texas average:

6.69%

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

Strongest AM radio stations in Crowell:

  • KCAF (990 AM; 10 kW; FARMERSVILLE, TX; Owner: RENAISSANCE RADIO, INC.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KWFS (1290 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Crowell:

  • KIXC-FM (100.9 FM; QUANAH, TX; Owner: KIXC-FM L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Crowell:

  • K36EV (Channel 36; ALTUS, OK; Owner: COPPER BREAKS TV TRANSLATOR SYSTEM)

Crowell fatal accident list:

Oct 27, 1979 11:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 2m7ftTotal length
  • 1,910Total average daily traffic
  • 280Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,650Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Rt Us 70 (Lat: 33.985639 Lon: -99.758139), Type: Tower, Structure height: 123 m, Call Sign: WPMC913
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.480 MHzGrant Date: 05/20/2008, Expiration Date: 06/05/2018, Cancellation Date: 04/04/2012, Certifier: Mickey ShipmanRegistrant: Blooston, Mordkofsky, Dickens, Duffy & Prendergast, LLP, 2120 L Street, N.W., Suite 300, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 828-5536, Fax: (202) 828-5568

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 301 E California St (Lat: 33.900083 Lon: -99.729528), Call Sign: KCC519, Licensee ID: L00092633
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.715 MHzGrant Date: 02/05/1997, Expiration Date: 12/22/2001, Cancellation Date: 05/05/2002Registrant: Rolling Plains Management Corp, Crowell, TX 79227, Phone: (817) 684-1571
  • 6 Mi W Of Crthse Hwy 70 (Lat: 33.983417 Lon: -99.887889), Call Sign: KKA251, Licensee ID: L00082598
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.410 MHzGrant Date: 05/24/1999, Expiration Date: 07/13/2004, Cancellation Date: 09/26/2004Registrant: Gate City Electric Cooperative Inc, Childress, TX 79201, Phone: (817) 937-2565
  • 8.1 Miles West On Hwy 70 (Lat: 33.996667 Lon: -99.835556), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 80.1 m, Call Sign: WPCB242, Licensee ID: L00268142
    Assigned Frequencies: 858.362 MHz, 859.337 MHz, 859.337 MHz, 859.362 MHz, 859.362 MHz, 860.312 MHz, 860.312 MHz, 860.337 MHz, 860.337 MHz, 860.362 MHz, 860.362 MHzGrant Date: 08/07/2015, Expiration Date: 10/18/2025, Certifier: Richard W SchertzRegistrant: American Electric Power Service Corporation

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

7
  • Call Sign: K5MKJ, Licensee ID: L01110027, Grant Date: 01/24/2006, Expiration Date: 04/10/2016, Certifier: Loyd C Shultz, Registrant: Loyd C Shultz, Rt 1 Box 268, Crowell, TX 79227
  • Call Sign: K5ROI, Grant Date: 12/19/1994, Expiration Date: 12/19/2004, Cancellation Date: 12/20/2006, Registrant: Robert R Shirley Sr, Crowell, TX 79227
  • Call Sign: KA5OBN, Grant Date: 09/20/1988, Expiration Date: 09/20/1998, Cancellation Date: 09/22/2000, Registrant: Joyce J Mc Ginnis, Route 2 Box 161, Crowell, TX 79227
  • Call Sign: KC5VDJ, Licensee ID: L00155012, Grant Date: 04/11/2006, Expiration Date: 06/28/2016, Certifier: James D Bryant Ii, Registrant: James D Bryant Ii, 5639 Fm 98 N, Crowell, TX 79227
  • Call Sign: W5SCI, Grant Date: 07/08/1998, Expiration Date: 07/08/2008, Cancellation Date: 07/09/2010, Registrant: Norma J Gatewood, Rt 1 Box 53, Crowell, TX 79227
  • Call Sign: WA5MCR, Grant Date: 09/20/1988, Expiration Date: 09/20/1998, Cancellation Date: 09/22/2000, Registrant: A L Mc Ginnis, Rt 2 Box 161, Crowell, TX 79227
  • Call Sign: KF5HMM, Licensee ID: L01578135, Grant Date: 06/22/2010, Expiration Date: 06/22/2020, Certifier: Cory J Statuto, Registrant: Cory J Statuto, Crowell, TX 79227

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: NAVION NAVION H (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2522T , Serial Number: NAV-4-2504, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 08/30/1967
    Registrant (Individual): Lawson W Lemons, Po Box 133, Crowell, TX 79227

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4
Most common first names in Crowell, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William2878.4 years
James2776.0 years
Robert2271.0 years
Mary2082.3 years
John1880.4 years
George1775.4 years
Charles1378.2 years
Roy1181.4 years
Charlie980.5 years
Edna984.0 years
Most common last names in Crowell, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson2185.2 years
Davis1276.3 years
Bell1278.8 years
Cates1278.0 years
Jones1274.2 years
Brown1273.8 years
Fox1172.5 years
Black1180.6 years
Owens1184.6 years
Carroll1078.6 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (63%)
  • Electricity (32%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)

Crowell compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 2 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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