El Campo, Texas

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Population in 2017: 11,751 (96% urban, 4% rural).
Population change since 2000: +7.4%
 
Males: 5,662  (48.2%)
Females: 6,089  (51.8%)
Median resident age:

36.3 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 77437.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $45,515 (it was $30,694 in 2000)
El Campo:

$45,515
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $21,769 (it was $14,464 in 2000)

El Campo city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $119,965 (it was $54,200 in 2000)
El Campo:

$119,965
TX:

$172,200

Median gross rent in 2017: $813.

March 2019 cost of living index in El Campo: 79.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 21.3%
(9.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.7% for Black residents, 24.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 56.1% for American Indian residents, 9.3% for other race residents)
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  • Races in El Campo, TX (2017)
    • 6,88256.1%Hispanic
    • 4,21234.3%White alone
    • 1,1439.3%Black alone
    • 200.2%American Indian alone
    • 60.05%Two or more races
    • 30.02%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 56 registered sex offenders living in El Campo, Texas as of July 07, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in El Campo is 216 to 1.


Crime rates in El Campo by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.6)
1
(8.5)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(9.0)
4
(35.7)
13
(120.4)
4
(37.7)
10
(93.2)
2
(18.6)
2
(16.9)
2
(17.0)
7
(60.7)
6
(52.4)
7
(60.5)
4
(34.5)
3
(25.5)
2
(17.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
9
(81.0)
15
(134.0)
3
(27.8)
4
(37.7)
4
(37.3)
7
(65.2)
4
(33.8)
5
(42.4)
7
(60.7)
4
(34.9)
3
(25.9)
6
(51.7)
2
(17.0)
1
(8.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
29
(261.1)
20
(178.7)
19
(175.9)
23
(216.7)
36
(335.4)
30
(279.6)
43
(363.0)
29
(246.1)
40
(347.1)
39
(340.5)
30
(259.3)
39
(336.1)
34
(288.6)
40
(340.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
87
(783.2)
62
(554.0)
66
(611.2)
108
(1,018)
69
(642.8)
79
(736.3)
82
(692.2)
73
(619.4)
52
(451.2)
72
(628.5)
54
(466.7)
48
(413.7)
69
(585.6)
37
(314.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
289
(2,602)
309
(2,761)
253
(2,343)
206
(1,941)
237
(2,208)
232
(2,162)
305
(2,575)
235
(1,994)
269
(2,334)
213
(1,859)
228
(1,971)
279
(2,404)
255
(2,164)
192
(1,632)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
26
(234.1)
16
(143.0)
11
(101.9)
20
(188.5)
12
(111.8)
20
(186.4)
13
(109.7)
11
(93.3)
9
(78.1)
11
(96.0)
16
(138.3)
12
(103.4)
19
(161.3)
12
(102.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
3
(27.0)
4
(35.7)
2
(18.5)
1
(9.4)
4
(37.3)
4
(37.3)
2
(16.9)
2
(17.0)
1
(8.7)
2
(17.5)
3
(25.9)
1
(8.6)
2
(17.0)
1
(8.5)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)261.3265.2284.5248.8295.0243.4256.5223.1267.4264.0230.6260.9240.6179.6

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City-data.com crime index in El Campo, TX

Crime rate in El Campo detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 42 (27 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.30
Texas average:

1.55
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Ancestries: Czech (8.6%), American (5.6%), German (5.4%), Irish (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 7.47 square miles.

Population density: 1,574 people per square mile   (low).

El Campo, Texas map

1,635 residents are foreign born (13.0% Latin America).

This city:

13.3%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,861 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,963 (1.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sugar Land, TX (48.5 miles , pop. 63,328).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Houston, TX (66.4 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Louise, TX (3.2 miles ),
Wharton, TX (3.7 miles ),
Ganado, TX (4.2 miles ),
Hungerford, TX (4.3 miles ),
Newgulf, TX (4.4 miles ),
Iago, TX (4.4 miles),
Markham, TX (4.5 miles ),
Boling-Iago, TX (4.5 miles )

Latitude: 29.20 N, Longitude: 96.27 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,184 (+9.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,401 (60.7%)

Area code: 979

Distribution of median household income in El Campo, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in El Campo, TX in 2017
El Campo satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 18 buildings, average cost: $100,200
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $131,000
  • 1999: 9 buildings, average cost: $137,600
  • 2000: 25 buildings, average cost: $119,100
  • 2001: 17 buildings, average cost: $88,000
  • 2002: 23 buildings, average cost: $99,600
  • 2003: 15 buildings, average cost: $95,700
  • 2004: 12 buildings, average cost: $190,600
  • 2005: 13 buildings, average cost: $123,200
  • 2006: 13 buildings, average cost: $140,200
  • 2007: 28 buildings, average cost: $109,400
  • 2008: 20 buildings, average cost: $187,700
  • 2009: 10 buildings, average cost: $207,600
  • 2010: 10 buildings, average cost: $186,300
  • 2011: 7 buildings, average cost: $105,900
  • 2012: 10 buildings, average cost: $124,300
  • 2013: 82 buildings, average cost: $85,500
  • 2014: 6 buildings, average cost: $273,300
  • 2015: 9 buildings, average cost: $272,800
  • 2016: 12 buildings, average cost: $278,700
  • 2017: 8 buildings, average cost: $194,200
Number of permits per 10,000 El Campo, TX residents
Average permit cost in El Campo, TX
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.3%
Texas:

3.5%
Historical population in El Campo, TX
Historical housing units in El Campo, TX
Most common industries in El Campo, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (11.7%)
  • Health care (8.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (5.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (9.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.0%)
  • Construction (6.1%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (5.7%)
  • Educational services (5.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (20.1%)
  • Health care (16.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.3%)
  • Apparel (3.2%)
Most common occupations in El Campo, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.9%)
  • Cashiers (3.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.8%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.2%)
  • Cashiers (6.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5.4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.7%)

Average climate in El Campo, Texas

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Tornado activity:

El Campo-area historical tornado activity is near Texas state average. It is 29% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1966, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.4 miles away from the El Campo city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 9/20/1967, a category F3 tornado 17.3 miles away from the city center injured 3 people.

Earthquake activity:

El Campo-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 115.1 miles away from El Campo 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 108.2 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 432.5 miles away from El Campo center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 375.5 miles away from the city center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 380.4 miles away from El Campo center
On 7/20/1991 at 23:38:19, a magnitude 3.6 (3.4 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 108.8 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 Wharton County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Fires: 2, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
El Campo topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in El Campo:

  • EL CAMPO 4 (RT 3 BOX 122 K)
  • EL CAMPO MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Other, 303 SANDY CORNER RD)
  • MEDSHARES HOSPICE OF COASTAL TEXAS INC (1102 N MECHANIC SUITE B)
  • CZECH CATHOLIC HOME FOR THE AGED (248 WISTERIA LANE)
  • GARDEN VILLA NURSING HOME (106 DEL NORTE DR)
  • EL CAMPO DIALYSIS (307 SANDY CORNER ROAD)
  • COMMUNITY HOME CARE (303 SANDY CORNER ROAD)

Airports located in El Campo:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to El Campo:

  • Wharton County Junior College (about 15 miles; Wharton, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,009)
  • University of Houston-Victoria (about 51 miles; Victoria, TX; FT enrollment: 3,110)
  • Victoria College (about 51 miles; Victoria, TX; FT enrollment: 2,730)
  • Brazosport College (about 54 miles; Lake Jackson, TX; FT enrollment: 2,573)
  • Houston Baptist University (about 58 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 2,340)
  • The Art Institute of Houston (about 63 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 2,429)
  • The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (about 64 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 3,023)

Public high schools in El Campo:

  • EL CAMPO H S (Students: 1,006, Location: 600 W NORRIS ST, Grades: 9-12)
  • EL CAMPO MIDDLE (Students: 730, Location: 4010 FM 2765, Grades: 6-9)

Public elementary/middle schools in El Campo:

  • MYATT EL (Students: 720, Location: 501 W WEBB, Grades: PK-1)
  • NORTHSIDE EL (Students: 501, Location: 2610 MEADOW LN, Grades: 4-5)
  • HUTCHINS EL (Location: 1006 ROBERTS, Grades: 2-3)

Private elementary/middle school in El Campo:

  • ST PHILIP SCHOOL (Students: 270, Location: 302 W CHURCH ST, Grades: PK-8)
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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in El Campo: El Campo Volunteer Fire Department (A), El Campo Police Department (B), Wharton County Sheriff's Office (C), El Campo Museum of Art, History, and Natural Science (D), El Campo Emergency Medical Services (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Swedish Cemetery (1), Saint Phillips Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in El Campo include: Ricebird Stadium (1), Friendship Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: El Campo Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 2350 North Mechanic Street), American Legion Recreation Center (Amusement & Theme Parks; Highway 71 South).

Hotels: Budget Inn (405 West Jackson Street), Best Western Executive Inn (1022 Highway 59 West).

Court: El Campo City - City Hall- Administration Utility Billing (315 East Jackson Street).

Birthplace of: Chuck Swindoll - Radio personality, Denice Denton - Electrical engineer, Little Willie Littlefield - R&B pianist and singer, George Gerberman - Baseball player, Jeff Chance - Country singer, Leo Presley - Football player, Vic Vasicek - Football player.

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

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

PRASEKS HILLJE SMOKEHOUSE (Population served: 290, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
EL CAMPO TRUCK STOP (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 12 routine major monitoring violations
JRS TEXAS BEST (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-19-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-19-2012), St Public Notif received (DEC-21-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in El Campo that have no violations reported:

  • CROSS ROADS OIL FIELD SUPPLY (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.8 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

70.7%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.3%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in El Campo in 2010:

  • 106 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 7 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in El Campo in 2000:

  • 111 people in nursing homes
  • 27 people in other group homes
  • 25 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 4 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled
  • 3 people in religious group quarters
  • 2 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere

Banks with branches in El Campo (2011 data):

  • NewFirst National Bank: Newfirst National Bank, El Campo North Branch, Detached Drive-In Facility. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $454.2 mil, Deposits: $407.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Newfirst Financial Group, Inc.
  • Commercial State Bank of El Campo: Commercial State Bank Of El Campo at 401 North Mechanic Street, branch established on 1921/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $179.0 mil, Deposits: $156.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Commercial Bancshares, Inc.
  • Prosperity Bank: at 1301 North Mechanic Street, branch established on 1949/09/13. Info updated 2012/01/05: Bank assets: $9,816.2 mil, Deposits: $8,064.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 187 total offices, Holding Company: Prosperity Bancshares, Inc.
  • The First State Bank: El Campo Branch at 1808 West Loop, branch established on 1987/02/02. Info updated 2011/10/26: Bank assets: $289.2 mil, Deposits: $263.3 mil, headquarters in Louise, TX, positive income, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Louise Bancshares, Inc.
  • First National Bank Texas: El Campo Banking Center - Rc 855 at 3413 W. Loop St., branch established on 2004/03/17. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $944.3 mil, Deposits: $815.9 mil, headquarters in Killeen, TX, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 250 total offices, Holding Company: First Community Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in El Campo:

Marital status in El Campo, TX
  • Never married: 27.7%
  • Now married: 53.0%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 9.2%

For population 25 years and over in El Campo:

  • High school or higher: 73.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

17.4
Texas average:

14.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - El Campo
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for El Campo, TX (based on Wharton County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic18,11010
Evangelical Protestant10,55048
Mainline Protestant3,32916
Black Protestant1,1697
Other3343
None7,788-
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: 8
This county:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

2.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
Here:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 23
This county:

5.65 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

10.3%
State:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Wharton County:

30.5%
State:

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

19.6%
Texas:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
El Campo:

47.7%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.7%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.7
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

21.1%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
El Campo:

11.5%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
El Campo:

33.7%
State:

33.0%

General health condition:
This city:

53.2%
State:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
El Campo:

78.8%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of El Campo, 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
Police Protection - Officers 31$120,778$46,7530$0
Health 14$45,272$38,8050$0
Streets and Highways 13$32,902$30,3710$0
Police - Other 11$30,140$32,8800$0
Other and Unallocable 9$29,826$39,7680$0
Parks and Recreation 8$20,775$31,1630$0
Sewerage 7$19,847$34,0230$0
Water Supply 5$14,587$35,0090$0
Financial Administration 4$14,161$42,4830$0
Judicial and Legal 4$10,371$31,1130$0
Other Government Administration 2$13,238$79,4280$0
Totals for Government 108$351,897$39,1000$0

El Campo government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $1,037,000 ($88.25)
    Water Utilities: $998,000 ($84.93)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,573,000 ($218.96)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,504,000 ($127.99)
    General - Other: $1,358,000 ($115.56)
    Central Staff Services: $1,251,000 ($106.46)
    Regular Highways: $1,096,000 ($93.27)
    Water Utilities: $1,039,000 ($88.42)
    Health - Other: $985,000 ($83.82)
    Sewerage: $686,000 ($58.38)
    Parks and Recreation: $659,000 ($56.08)
    Local Fire Protection: $231,000 ($19.66)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $206,000 ($17.53)
    Financial Administration: $202,000 ($17.19)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $143,000 ($12.17)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $137,000 ($11.66)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $116,000 ($9.87)
    Regular Highways: $97,000 ($8.25)
    Health - Other: $60,000 ($5.11)
    Local Fire Protection: $60,000 ($5.11)
    Water Utilities: $51,000 ($4.34)
    Sewerage: $12,000 ($1.02)
    Parks and Recreation: $10,000 ($0.85)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,545,000 ($471.87)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $334,000 ($28.42)

El Campo government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,594,000 ($135.65)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,506,000 ($128.16)
    Other: $832,000 ($70.80)
    Parks and Recreation: $232,000 ($19.74)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $797,000 ($67.82)
    Other: $108,000 ($9.19)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $597,000 ($50.80)
    General Revenue - Other: $202,000 ($17.19)
    Interest Earnings: $39,000 ($3.32)
    Rents: $37,000 ($3.15)
    Sale of Property: $16,000 ($1.36)
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000 ($0.09)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,620,000 ($137.86)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $99,000 ($8.42)
    General Local Government Support: $12,000 ($1.02)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,882,000 ($245.26)
    Property: $2,811,000 ($239.21)
    Public Utilities Sales: $763,000 ($64.93)
    Other Selective Sales: $93,000 ($7.91)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $86,000 ($7.32)

El Campo government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,123,000 ($946.56)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,437,000 ($888.18)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $686,000 ($58.38)

El Campo government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,399,000 ($714.75)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $244,000 ($20.76)

5.15% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($50,468 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.15%
Texas average:

7.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Fort Bend County, TX  1.12% ($51,826 average AGI)
from Harris County, TX  1.02% ($49,364)
from Matagorda County, TX  0.31% ($38,800)


4.91% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,303 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.91%
Texas average:

7.26%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Fort Bend County, TX  0.89% ($51,816 average AGI)
to Harris County, TX  0.83% ($42,733)
to Matagorda County, TX  0.38% ($31,933)
Businesses in El Campo, TX
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2McDonald's1
AutoZone1Nike2
Best Western1Pizza Hut1
Blockbuster1RadioShack1
Chevrolet1SONIC Drive-In1
Church's Chicken1Subway3
ColorTyme1T-Mobile1
Cricket Wireless1True Value1
FedEx1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS3
KFC1Walgreens1
Lane Furniture1Walmart1
Little Caesars Pizza1

Strongest AM radio stations in El Campo:

  • KULP (1390 AM; 1 kW; EL CAMPO, TX; Owner: WHARTON COUNTY RADIO, INC.)
  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)
  • KTMR (1130 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EDNA, TX; Owner: SIGA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KREH (900 AM; 5 kW; PECAN GROVE, TX)
  • KEYH (850 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRTX (980 AM; 5 kW; ROSENBURG/RICHMOND, TX)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSEV (700 AM; 15 kW; TOMBALL, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • DKFCC (1270 AM; 3 kW; BAY CITY, TX; Owner: CHAMELEON RADIO CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in El Campo:

  • K208DK (89.5 FM; EL CAMPO, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL EVANGELISM)
  • KIOX-FM (96.9 FM; EL CAMPO, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KGUL (96.1 FM; EDNA, TX; Owner: LAGRANGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KXGJ (101.7 FM; BAY CITY, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KRBE (104.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KBXX (97.9 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KHJZ-FM (95.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KHMX (96.5 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KILT-FM (100.3 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KKBQ-FM (92.9 FM; PASADENA, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KLOL (101.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KODA (99.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTBZ-FM (94.5 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKRW (93.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KUHF (88.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON SYSTEM)
  • KHCB-FM (105.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: HOUSTON CHRISTIAN BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KZRC (92.5 FM; MARKHAM, TX; Owner: LBR ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KMKS (102.5 FM; BAY CITY, TX; Owner: SANDLIN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • K216EI (91.1 FM; LOUISE, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL EVANGELISM)

TV broadcast stations around El Campo:

  • KHOU-TV (Channel 11; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KHOU-TV, L.P.)
  • KPRC-TV (Channel 2; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, HOUSTON, LP)
  • KTBU (Channel 55; CONROE, TX; Owner: HUMANITY INTERESTED MEDIA, INC.)
  • KPXB (Channel 49; CONROE, TX; Owner: PAXSON HOUSTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • KTXH (Channel 20; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KFTH (Channel 67; ALVIN, TX; Owner: TELEFUTURA HOUSTON LLC)
  • KNWS-TV (Channel 51; KATY, TX; Owner: JOHNSON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXLN-TV (Channel 45; ROSENBERG, TX; Owner: KXLN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KHWB (Channel 39; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KHWB, INC.)
  • KRIV (Channel 26; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KZJL (Channel 61; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KZJL LICENSE CORP.)
  • KETH (Channel 14; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TV, INC.)
  • KTRK-TV (Channel 13; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KTRK TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KUHT (Channel 8; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON SYSTEM)
  • KVDO-LP (Channel 69; CLEAR LAKE, TX; Owner: FAR EASTERN TELECASTERS)
  • KBPX-LP (Channel 33; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of El Campo fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 70Number of bridges
  • 741ft / 226mTotal length
  • $45,000Total costs
  • 410,827Total average daily traffic
  • 19,374Total average daily truck traffic
  • 512,960Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic
New bridges in El Campo, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21920-1929
  • 31930-1939
  • 31950-1959
  • 101960-1969
  • 231970-1979
  • 101980-1989
  • 61990-1999
  • 52000-2009
  • 82010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for El Campo, TX
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 118 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in El Campo)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in El Campo, TX)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 720 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in El Campo)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 48 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in El Campo)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 95. The highest number of fire incidents - 140 took place in 2005, and the least - 68 in 2004. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in El Campo, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (58.0%), and Structure Fires (23.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in El Campo, TX
    • 93858.0%Outside Fires
    • 37523.2%Structure Fires
    • 27817.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 251.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for El Campo, TX

Fire-safe hotels and motels in El Campo, Texas:

  • Days Inn - El Campo, 310 Hwy 59 W, El Campo, Texas 77437 , Phone: (979) 543-1666, Fax: (979) 543-1883
  • Best Western Executive Inn, 25880 US 59, El campo, Texas 77437 , Phone: (979) 543-7033, Fax: (979) 543-9495
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in El Campo, Texas
Most common first names in El Campo, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John12677.0 years
Mary12080.6 years
Joe8176.3 years
Frank7177.8 years
Annie6283.1 years
James5672.6 years
Frances5685.4 years
William5377.7 years
Charles5172.9 years
Louis5176.4 years
Most common last names in El Campo, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3977.5 years
Williams3870.8 years
Garcia3670.7 years
Johnson3574.2 years
Miller3476.0 years
Dornak3479.9 years
Orsak2980.5 years
Hubenak2381.3 years
Socha2376.6 years
Martinez2173.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in El Campo, TX
  • 50.6%Utility gas
  • 47.5%Electricity
  • 0.9%No fuel used
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in El Campo, TX
  • 59.4%Electricity
  • 39.4%Utility gas
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


El Campo compared to Texas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

El Campo on our top lists:

  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: construction and extraction occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #37 (77437) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Danish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #56 (77437) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Czech first ancestries"
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