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Population in 2012: 631 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +6.8%
 

Males: 284  (45.1%)
Females: 347  (54.9%)

Median resident age:  38.1 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 78113.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $50,432 (it was $34,583 in 2000)
Falls City:

$50,432
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $25,065

Falls City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $109,113 (it was $39,900 in 2000)
Falls City:

$109,113
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $112,935; Detached houses: $125,640; Mobile homes: $32,000

Median gross rent in 2012: $470.

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Falls City races chart
  • White alone - 468 (76.6%)
  • Hispanic - 130 (21.3%)
  • Two or more races - 7 (1.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 5 (0.8%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Falls City: 79.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Polish (38.9%), German (20.1%), English (11.2%), Irish (5.7%), Czech (3.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 0.90 square miles.

Population density: 698 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Falls City:

  • High school or higher: 80.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.7%
  • Unemployed: 9.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Falls City city:

  • Never married: 17.4%
  • Now married: 66.7%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 6.2%

20 residents are foreign born

This city:  3.6%
Texas:  16.4%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Falls City, Texas as of October 24, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Falls City to the number of sex offenders is 126 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,786 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $950 (0.9%)

Falls City satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: San Antonio, TX (44.1 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: Poth, TX (2.7 miles ), Karnes City, TX (3.1 miles ), Floresville, TX (3.7 miles ), Loma Vista, TX (3.7 miles) , Gillett, TX (3.9 miles) , Kenedy, TX (3.9 miles ), Stockdale, TX (4.2 miles ), Runge, TX (4.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $78,500
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $22,000
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $96,500
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $91,000
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $107,000
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $117,500
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $151,500
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $122,300
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $130,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $272,000
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $175,600

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 28.98 N, Longitude: 98.02 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 830

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.7%
Texas:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +110 (+22.9%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (49%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
  • Educational services (48%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (10%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (10%)
  • Business operations specialists (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Falls City-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 34% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/25/1966, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.3 miles away from the Falls City city center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/8/1967, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 1.0 miles away from the city center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Falls City-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 84% 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 13.3 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 4.4 miles away from Falls City 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 5.2 miles away from the city center
On 3/24/1997 at 22:31:34, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 87.4 miles away from the city center
On 5/16/1993 at 15:30:19, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 14.9 miles away from Falls City center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Karnes County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Floods: 2, Fires: 2, Storms: 2, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Fabian Kowalik - Baseball player.


Hospitals/medical centers near Falls City:

  • KARNES CITY CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; KARNES CITY, TX)
  • KARNES CITY HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; KARNES CITY, TX)
  • KARNES CITY HOSPITAL INC (Hospital, provides emergency services, about 10 miles away; KARNES CITY, TX)

Political contributions by individuals in Falls City, TX

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Falls City:

  • Palo Alto College (about 40 miles; San Antonio, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,782)
  • St Philips College (about 40 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 3,465)
  • University of the Incarnate Word (about 43 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 4,013)
  • San Antonio College (about 44 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 8,290)
  • Trinity University (about 44 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 2,563)
  • St Marys University (about 47 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 3,271)
  • The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (about 50 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 2,738)

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Public elementary/middle school in Falls City:

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Library in Falls City:

  • FALLS CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $47,316; Location: 206 N IRVIN ST; 12,553 books; 103 audio materials; 677 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 44 print serial subscriptions)

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

 
Karnes 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 Falls City and their reported violations in the past:

CAMPBELLTON WATER WORKS INC (Population served: 147, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2002 and AUG-17-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: State CCR Follow-up Notice (NOV-25-2002), St Compliance achieved (AUG-17-2004)
  • Notification, Public - Between JAN-2002 and MAR-2002, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2001 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule
  • Notification, Public - Between APR-2001 and JUN-2001, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • Notification, Public - Between JAN-2001 and MAR-2001, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 other older monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 26.0%
(10.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 72.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 77.4% for other race residents, 97.9% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  69.8%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.0%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Falls City, TX

Falls City compared to Texas state average:

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


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Banks with branches in Falls City (2011 data):

  • The Falls City National Bank: at Highway 181 And Mavrick, branch established on 1907/03/23. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $199.2 mil, Deposits: $180.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 3 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Falls City travel time to work - commute


Falls City mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (69%)
  • Utility gas (24%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Falls City city (based on Karnes County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 62.70%
Here62.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchOther
Adherents63.4%21.6%7.4%3.8%3.8%
Congregations21.9%28.1%12.5%12.5%25.0%
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: 4
Karnes County:

2.66 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Karnes County:

0.67 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

6.65 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Here:

7.32 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Karnes County:

8.6%
State:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Karnes County:

29.0%
State:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

21.4%
Texas:

15.7%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 2$5,168$31,0080$0
Other and Unallocable 1$1,878$22,5361$1,000
Totals for Government 3$7,046$28,1841$1,000

Falls City government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $12,000 ($19.02)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $210,000 ($332.81)
    Water Utilities: $68,000 ($107.77)
    Solid Waste Management: $40,000 ($63.39)
    Sewerage: $40,000 ($63.39)
    Parks & Recreation: $15,000 ($23.77)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($3.17)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $80,000 ($126.78)

Falls City government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $47,000 ($74.48)
    Solid Waste Management: $40,000 ($63.39)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $250,000 ($396.20)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $11,000 ($17.43)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $75,000 ($118.86)
  • Tax - Property: $70,000 ($110.94)
    Total General Sales: $20,000 ($31.70)

Falls City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $371,000 ($587.96)

6.31% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,723 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.31%
Texas average:

8.37%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Bexar County, TX  0.96% ($28,842 average AGI)
from Wilson County, TX  0.58% ($30,261)
from Nueces County, TX  0.53% ($20,762)


7.14% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,662 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.14%
Texas average:

7.44%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Bexar County, TX  1.06% ($27,857 average AGI)
to Wilson County, TX  0.65% ($22,000)
to Bee County, TX  0.60% ($16,042)

Strongest AM radio stations in Falls City:

  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KSAH (720 AM; 10 kW; UNIVERSAL CITY, TX; Owner: KSAH LICENSING, INC.)
  • KENS (1160 AM; 25 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: KENS-TV, INC.)
  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • KSLR (630 AM; 5 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF TEXAS, INC.)
  • KDRY (1100 AM; 11 kW; ALAMO HEIGHTS, TX; Owner: KDRY RADIO, INC.)
  • KTSA (550 AM; 5 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF SAN ANTONIO)
  • KONO (860 AM; 5 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFNI (1380 AM; 4 kW; PLEASANTON, TX; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KEDA (1540 AM; 5 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: D & E BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KXTN (1310 AM; 5 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX)

Strongest FM radio stations in Falls City:

  • KXTN-FM (107.5 FM; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KROM (92.9 FM; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KSMG (105.3 FM; SEGUIN, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KISS-FM (99.5 FM; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KEMA (94.5 FM; THREE RIVERS, TX; Owner: ROY E. HENDERSON)
  • KBBT (98.5 FM; SCHERTZ, TX; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KCJZ (106.7 FM; TERRELL HILLS, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KCYY (100.3 FM; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KTNR (92.1 FM; KENEDY, TX; Owner: GOOD NEWS BROADCASTING OF TEXAS)
  • KLEY-FM (94.1 FM; FLORESVILLE, TX; Owner: KLEY LICENSING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Falls City:

  • K45DX (Channel 45; FLORESVILLE, TX; Owner: TELEFUTURA PARTNERSHIP OF FLORESVILLE)
  • KENS-TV (Channel 5; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: KENS-TV, INC.)
  • WOAI-TV (Channel 4; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KVDA (Channel 60; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF TEXAS PARTNERSHIP, LP)
  • KSAT-TV (Channel 12; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, SAN ANTONIO, LP)
  • KABB (Channel 29; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: KABB LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KWEX-TV (Channel 41; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: KWEX LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KSAA-LP (Channel 28; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KHCE (Channel 23; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: SAN ANTONIO COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TV, INC.)
  • KXTM-LP (Channel 21; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: HUMBERTO LOPEZ)
  • KLRN (Channel 9; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: ALAMO PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COUNCIL)
  • KFTO-CA (Channel 67; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: TELEFUTURA PARTNERSHIP OF SAN ANTONIO)
  • KRRT (Channel 35; KERRVILLE, TX; Owner: SAN ANTONIO (KRRT-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • KQVE-LP (Channel 46; La VERNIA, TX; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KA5KFL, Licensee ID: L01201722
    Grant Date: 10/13/2006, Expiration Date: 11/27/2016
    Registrant: Edmund P Sekula, 1004 County Road 212, Falls City, TX 78113


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4


Most common first names in Falls City, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary2583.7 years
John1874.7 years
Frank1176.5 years
Vincent1179.7 years
Annie1083.0 years
Joe981.1 years
Julia990.5 years
Ben877.7 years
Anton875.3 years
Frances784.2 years
Most common last names in Falls City, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Moczygemba4281.0 years
Lyssy2182.6 years
Gawlik1677.2 years
Dziuk1671.9 years
Wiatrek1580.5 years
Kotara1377.8 years
Kowalik1276.7 years
Kotzur1279.0 years
Pawelek1276.1 years
Skloss1182.4 years
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