Fairchilds, Texas

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Population in 2014: 969 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +42.9%
 
Males: 521  (53.8%)
Females: 448  (46.2%)
Median resident age:  33.8 years
Texas median age:  34.4 years

Zip codes: 77461, 77469.

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Estimated median household income in 2015: $65,535 (it was $52,500 in 2000)
Fairchilds:

$65,535
TX:

$55,653

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $28,704 (it was $16,653 in 2000)

Fairchilds village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $186,426 (it was $85,900 in 2000)
Fairchilds:

$186,426
TX:

$152,000

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $170,601; Detached houses: $205,590; Mobile homes: $79,891

Median gross rent in 2015: $839.

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  • Races in Fairchilds, TX (2010)

    Fairchilds races chart
    • 49164.4%White alone
    • 24432.0%Hispanic
    • 182.4%Black alone
    • 40.5%Other race alone
    • 40.5%Two or more races
    • 20.3%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Fairchilds: 85.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (10.2%), German (8.4%), Czech (6.5%), English (4.9%), Scottish (3.2%), Irish (1.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 2.21 square miles.

Population density: 438 people per square mile   (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Fairchilds:

  • High school or higher: 79.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fairchilds village:

  • Never married: 19.1%
  • Now married: 60.2%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 3.4%
  • Divorced: 14.3%

85 residents are foreign born (8.3% Latin America, 1.2% Europe).

This village:

9.6%
Texas:

16.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $2,907 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $2,681 (1.4%)

Fairchilds satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sugar Land, TX (14.5 miles , pop. 63,328).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Houston, TX (32.4 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Pleak, TX (1.8 miles ), Needville, TX (2.2 miles ), Rosenberg, TX (2.7 miles ), Cumings, TX (3.0 miles ), Beasley, TX (3.0 miles ), Richmond, TX (3.1 miles ), Greatwood, TX (3.1 miles ), Thompsons, TX (3.3 miles ).

Latitude: 29.45 N, Longitude: 95.78 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 979

Fairchilds household income distribution Fairchilds home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.4%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +233 (+52.4%).
Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (25%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (8%)
  • Construction (5%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (22%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (13%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (28%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Fairchilds, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Fairchilds-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 64% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/13/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.4 miles away from the Fairchilds village center injured 2 people.

On 4/19/1965, a category F3 tornado 13.3 miles away from the village center killed one person and injured 3 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Fairchilds-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 89% 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 148.3 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 356.1 miles away from Fairchilds center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 385.2 miles away from the city 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 141.0 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 458.7 miles away from Fairchilds 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 141.6 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 Fort Bend County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 8, Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Fires: 2, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Fairchilds:

  • SPJST REST HOME NO 2 (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; NEEDVILLE, TX)
  • BEASLEY STREET HOUSE (Hospital, about 6 miles away; NEEDVILLE, TX)
  • PARKWAY HEALTHCARE SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; RICHMOND, TX)
  • FIRSTSTEP HEALTHCARE SERVICES INC (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; RICHMOND, TX)
  • FORT BEND HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; ROSENBERG, TX)
  • FORT BEND NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; ROSENBERG, TX)
  • EVENING STAR HEALTHCARE INC (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; RICHMOND, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fairchilds:

  • Wharton County Junior College (about 21 miles; Wharton, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,009)
  • Houston Baptist University (about 24 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 2,340)
  • The Art Institute of Houston (about 29 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 2,429)
  • The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (about 29 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 3,023)
  • Rice University (about 30 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 6,713)
  • University of St Thomas (about 31 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 2,747)
  • Houston Community College (about 32 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 38,303)

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Notable location: Fairchild Volunteer Fire Department - First Responders (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Fort Bend 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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 106. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

106
U.S.:

75

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 5.92. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.92
U.S.:

6.40

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 24.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 11.4. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 22.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.4
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 7.6%
(2.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 53.6% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This village:  3.0 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  78.4%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  3.5%
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: 0.4% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
Texas average:

14.4

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

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Religion statistics for Fairchilds village (based on Fort Bend County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic81,09612
Evangelical Protestant76,590240
Mainline Protestant41,41939
Other34,33942
Black Protestant2,10311
Orthodox8653
None348,963-
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: 66
Fort Bend County:

1.30 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 8
This county:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 56
Fort Bend County:

1.10 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 153
Fort Bend County:

3.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 232
Here:

4.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.8%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Fort Bend County:

25.8%
Texas:

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

16.2%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

45.1%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

40.9%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.1
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

25.0%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.1%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Fairchilds:

6.7
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Fairchilds:

34.1%
State:

33.0%

General health condition:
Fairchilds:

52.7%
State:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Fairchilds:

78.2%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Fairchilds, 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

8.68% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($64,666 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.68%
Texas average:

7.14%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,280 average AGI)
Fort Bend County:

0.07%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Harris County, TX  4.98% ($57,326 average AGI)
from Brazoria County, TX  0.23% ($58,285)
from Travis County, TX  0.10% ($51,717)


7.51% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($54,520 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.51%
Texas average:

6.69%

0.12% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,298 average AGI)
Fort Bend County:

0.12%
Texas average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Harris County, TX  4.16% ($43,153 average AGI)
to Brazoria County, TX  0.25% ($49,575)
to Travis County, TX  0.15% ($49,894)

Strongest AM radio stations in Fairchilds:

  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)
  • KRTX (980 AM; 5 kW; ROSENBURG/RICHMOND, TX)
  • KEYH (850 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • 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)
  • KSEV (700 AM; 15 kW; TOMBALL, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KLAT (1010 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KKHT (1070 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KILT (610 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KBME (790 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LTD. PARTNERSHIP)
  • KPRC (950 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KJOJ (880 AM; 10 kW; CONROE, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fairchilds:

  • 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)
  • KHCB-FM (105.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: HOUSTON CHRISTIAN BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KUHF (88.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON SYSTEM)
  • KMJQ (102.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KLDE (107.5 FM; LAKE JACKSON, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KPTY (104.9 FM; MISSOURI CITY, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KRTS (92.1 FM; SEABROOK, TX; Owner: KRTS, INC.)
  • KOVE-FM (106.5 FM; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • K259AB (99.7 FM; SUGAR LAND, TX; Owner: THE KSBJ EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • KLTN (102.9 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: HBC HOUSTON LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KPFT (90.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Fairchilds:

  • 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.)
  • KTXH (Channel 20; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KPXB (Channel 49; CONROE, TX; Owner: PAXSON HOUSTON LICENSE, 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.)
  • KZJL (Channel 61; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KZJL LICENSE CORP.)
  • KETH (Channel 14; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TV, INC.)
  • KHWB (Channel 39; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KHWB, INC.)
  • KRIV (Channel 26; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KTRK-TV (Channel 13; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KTRK TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KVDO-LP (Channel 69; CLEAR LAKE, TX; Owner: FAR EASTERN TELECASTERS)
  • KUHT (Channel 8; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON SYSTEM)
  • KBPX-LP (Channel 33; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • KHMV-LP (Channel 28; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF THE GULF COAST, A CALIFORNIA LP)
  • KVIT-LP (Channel 28; VICTORIA, TX; Owner: CLUB COMMUNICATIONS)
  • KJIB-LP (Channel 5; CLEAR LAKE CITY, TX; Owner: FAR EASTERN TELECASTERS)
  • KTMD (Channel 48; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF TEXAS PARTNERSHIP, LP)
  • KAZH (Channel 57; BAYTOWN, TX; Owner: KAZH LICENSE, LLC)
  • KLTJ (Channel 22; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KVVV-LP (Channel 53; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KAZH LICENSE, LLC)
  • K30CV (Channel 30; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 6m20ftTotal length
  • 4,330Total average daily traffic
  • 429Total average daily truck traffic
  • 6,550Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (70%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (26%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)
  • Utility gas (2%)

Fairchilds compared to Texas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Fairchilds on our top lists:

  • #90 on the list of "Top 100 low-educated but high-earning cities"
  • #94 (77461) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Czech first ancestries"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
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