Fort Stockton, Texas
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|Median resident age:||35.1 years|
|Texas median age:||34.4 years|
Zip codes: 79735.
Estimated per capita income in 2015: $22,219 (it was $12,834 in 2000)
Fort Stockton city income, earnings, and wages data
Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $89,971 (it was $41,400 in 2000)
Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $108,733; Detached houses: $113,673; Mobile homes: $35,919
Median gross rent in 2015: $785.
Races in Fort Stockton, TX (2015)
- 2,03523.3%White alone
- 2002.3%Black alone
- 400.5%American Indian alone
- 360.4%Two or more races
- 90.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
Pacific Islander alone
- 70.08%Other race alone
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Ancestries: American (5.0%), German (1.5%).
Current Local Time: CST time zone
Land area: 5.12 square miles.
Population density: 1,655 people per square mile(low).
For population 25 years and over in Fort Stockton:
- High school or higher: 72.3%
- Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.1%
- Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%
- Unemployed: 5.2%
- Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.7 minutes
For population 15 years and over in Fort Stockton city:
- Never married: 28.2%
- Now married: 50.7%
- Separated: 4.9%
- Widowed: 7.0%
- Divorced: 9.3%
932 residents are foreign born (10.3% Latin America).
According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 37 registered sex offenders living in Fort Stockton, Texas as of February 23, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in Fort Stockton to the number of sex offenders is 226 to 1.
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $1,785 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $620 (0.9%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Odessa, TX (73.9 miles , pop. 90,943).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: El Paso, TX (218.1 miles , pop. 563,662).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (279.8 miles , pop. 1,144,646).
Nearest cities: Coyanosa, TX (5.1 miles) , Imperial, TX (5.3 miles ), Grandfalls, TX (5.6 miles ), McCamey, TX (6.5 miles ), Pyote, TX (6.8 miles) , Crane, TX (6.9 miles ), Wickett, TX (6.9 miles ), Thorntonville, TX (6.9 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
- 1997: 8 buildings, average cost: $67,500
- 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $49,500
- 1999: 6 buildings, average cost: $82,900
- 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $65,500
- 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $96,200
- 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $121,600
- 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $122,600
- 2004: 1 building, cost: $150,000
- 2005: 16 buildings, average cost: $85,800
- 2006: 6 buildings, average cost: $100,800
- 2007: 13 buildings, average cost: $107,500
- 2008: 9 buildings, average cost: $107,500
- 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $107,500
- 2010: 6 buildings, average cost: $107,500
- 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $107,500
- 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $107,500
- 2013: 7 buildings, average cost: $107,500
- 2014: 7 buildings, average cost: $107,500
Number of permits per 10,000 residents
Average cost (in $1000s)
Latitude: 30.89 N, Longitude: 102.89 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: +953 (+10.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,955 (79.8%)
Area code: 432
|Crime rates in Fort Stockton by Year|
|City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 286.7)||166.6||200.1||188.2||215.3||226.3||260.6||221.0||304.0||400.4||463.0||447.1||314.2||428.6||339.4||348.5|
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Crime rate in Fort Stockton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
|Officers per 1,000 residents here:||1.90|
Unemployment by year (%)
Historical housing units
Population change in the 1990s: -836 (-9.6%).
- Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (18%)
- Retail trade (15%)
- Construction (13%)
- Public administration (12%)
- Utilities (9%)
- Other services, except public administration (7%)
- Transportation and warehousing (6%)
- Retail trade (21%)
- Accommodation and food services (15%)
- Health care and social assistance (13%)
- Educational services (12%)
- Public administration (9%)
- Finance and insurance (8%)
- Other services, except public administration (6%)
- Construction and extraction occupations (18%)
- Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (15%)
- Material moving occupations (11%)
- Sales and related occupations (9%)
- Transportation occupations (9%)
- Law enforcement workers including supervisors (8%)
- Management occupations (7%)
- Office and administrative support occupations (32%)
- Sales and related occupations (19%)
- Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
- Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
- Healthcare support occupations (7%)
- Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
- Business and financial operations occupations (4%)
Average climate in Fort Stockton, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Fort Stockton-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 64% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/1/1990, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 34.3 miles away from the Fort Stockton city center killed 2 people and injured 21 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 5/22/1987, a category F4 tornado 45.2 miles away from the city center killed 30 people and injured 121 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Fort Stockton-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 27% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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 51.2 miles away from the city 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 100.7 miles away from Fort Stockton center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 193.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/15/1995 at 14:33:29, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 50.2 miles away from the city center
On 12/19/2005 at 20:27:40, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.1 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 149.7 miles away from Fort Stockton center
On 11/12/1995 at 17:45:59, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 49.4 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 Pecos County (7) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Fires: 2, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Tornadoes: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Clayton W. Williams, Sr. - Oilman, Blaine McCallister - PGA Tour Golf player (born: 10/17/58), Walter L. Buenger - Historian, Bill Greif - Baseball player.
Hospitals and medical centers in Fort Stockton:
airports located in Fort Stockton:
- Fort Stockton-Pecos County Airport (FST) (Runways: 5, Air Taxi Ops: 100, Itinerant Ops: 2,000, Local Ops: 6,000, Military Ops: 150)
- Allison Ranch Airport (4TS7) (Runways: 1)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fort Stockton:
- Sul Ross State University (about 59 miles; Alpine, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,101)
- Odessa College (about 74 miles; Odessa, TX; FT enrollment: 3,107)
- The University of Texas of the Permian Basin (about 77 miles; Odessa, TX; FT enrollment: 2,982)
- Midland College (about 92 miles; Midland, TX; FT enrollment: 3,650)
- Howard College (about 127 miles; Big Spring, TX; FT enrollment: 2,587)
- Angelo State University (about 149 miles; San Angelo, TX; FT enrollment: 6,019)
- South Plains College (about 189 miles; Levelland, TX; FT enrollment: 7,007)
Public high school in Fort Stockton:
- FORT STOCKTON H S (Students: 662, Location: 1200 W 17TH, Grades: 9-12)
Public elementary/middle schools in Fort Stockton:
Library in Fort Stockton:
Notable locations in Fort Stockton: Pecos County Courthouse (A), Fort Stockton Volunteer Fire Department Northside Station (B), Texas Forest Service Fort Stockton Office (C), Annie Riggs Museum (D), Fort Stockton Volunteer Fire Department Southside Station (E), Hood Mendel Arena (F), Fort Stockton Emergency Medical Services (G). Display/hide their locations on the map
Churches in Fort Stockton include: First Baptist Church (A), First Presbyterian Church (B), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (C), Faith Lutheran Church (D), Saint Joseph Baptist Church (E), Northside Baptist Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map
Cemetery: Old Fort Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map
Parks in Fort Stockton include: Pat Taylor Athletic Field (1), Lannom Park (2), James Rooney Memorial Park (3), Panther Stadium (4), Fort Stockton City Park (5). Display/hide their locations on the map
Tourist attractions: Annie Riggs Memorial Museum (301 South Main Street), Fort Stockton Historical Society (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 301 South Main Street), E & E Editions-Pac & Ship (117 North Main Street).
Hotels: Comfort Inn (3200 West Dickinson Boulevard), Comanche Motel & Mobile Home Park (1301 East Dickinson Boulevard), Best Western Swiss Clock Inn (3201 West Dickinson), Budget Inn (801 East Dickinson Boulevard), Atrium West Inn (1305 N Us Highway 285), Alpine Lodge Restaurant (West Highway 290), Comfort Inn Fort Stockton (3200 West Dickinson Boulevard), Comfort Inn Ft. Stockton (3200 W Dickinson Blvd).
Courts: Pecos County Substance Abuse Program (502 Spring Drive), Pecos County - District Courts- 112th District Court (400 South Nelson Street).
(4.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 75.0% for Black residents, 11.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 25.4% for other race residents, 32.8% for two or more races residents)
|This city:||2.7 people|
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
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
68 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
People in group quarters in Fort Stockton in 2000:
- 78 people in nursing homes
- 14 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
- 9 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
Banks with branches in Fort Stockton (2011 data):
- The Pecos County State Bank: at 500 North Main Street, branch established on 1928/05/11; Detached Facility at 510 West Dickinson Boulevard, branch established on 1980/07/01. Info updated 2011/07/29: Bank assets: $144.6 mil, Deposits: $128.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Pecos County Bancshares, Inc.
- First National Bank of Fort Stockton: First National Bank Of Fort Stockton at 1000 West Dickinson Boulevard, branch established on 1958/10/01. Info updated 2009/04/23: Bank assets: $58.5 mil, Deposits: $50.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Fnb Holding Company
- West Texas State Bank: Ft. Stockton Branch at 809 W. Dickinson Blvd., branch established on 2000/12/01. Info updated 2012/01/31: Bank assets: $341.4 mil, Deposits: $310.7 mil, headquarters in Odessa, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: West Texas Bancshares, Inc.
Educational Attainment (%) in 2015
School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015
Presidential Elections Results
Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for Fort Stockton city (based on Pecos County data)
Food Environment Statistics:
|Pecos County:||2.52 / 10,000 pop.|
|Texas:||1.47 / 10,000 pop.|
|Pecos County:||0.63 / 10,000 pop.|
|Texas:||1.11 / 10,000 pop.|
|Pecos County:||10.70 / 10,000 pop.|
|State:||3.95 / 10,000 pop.|
|Here:||8.18 / 10,000 pop.|
|State:||6.13 / 10,000 pop.|
Health and Nutrition:
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|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||9||$18,821||$25,095||0||$0|
|Judicial and Legal||1||$3,095||$37,140||0||$0|
|Police Protection - Officers||21||$74,320||$42,469||0||$0|
|Police - Other||8||$20,296||$30,444||0||$0|
|Streets and Highways||9||$22,372||$29,829||0||$0|
|Solid Waste Management||12||$32,048||$32,048||0||$0|
|Parks and Recreation||5||$11,635||$27,924||0||$0|
|Housing and Community Development(Local)||1||$3,775||$45,300||0||$0|
|Other and Unallocable||13||$44,953||$41,495||3||$2,471|
|Totals for Government||107||$323,187||$36,245||3||$2,471|
Fort Stockton government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
- Current Operations - Gas Utilities: $1,775,000 ($209.27)
Financial Administration: $1,369,000 ($161.40)
Police Protection: $1,267,000 ($149.38)
Solid Waste Management: $1,186,000 ($139.83)
Water Utilities: $1,131,000 ($133.34)
Housing & Community Development: $303,000 ($35.72)
Parks & Recreation: $286,000 ($33.72)
Sewerage: $238,000 ($28.06)
Health Services - Other: $188,000 ($22.16)
Fire Protection: $139,000 ($16.39)
Central Staff Services: $98,000 ($11.55)
Judicial and Legal Services: $80,000 ($9.43)
- General - Interest on Debt: $61,000 ($7.19)
- Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $113,000 ($13.32)
Fire Protection: $54,000 ($6.37)
Sewerage: $23,000 ($2.71)
- Total Salaries & Wages: $1,919,000 ($226.24)
Fort Stockton government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):
- Charges - Sewerage: $812,000 ($95.73)
Solid Waste Management: $795,000 ($93.73)
Parks & Recreation: $43,000 ($5.07)
All Other: $5,000 ($0.59)
- Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $330,000 ($38.91)
General Support: $30,000 ($3.54)
- Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $302,000 ($35.60)
Interest Earnings: $31,000 ($3.65)
- Revenue - Gas Utilities: $1,747,000 ($205.97)
Water Utilities: $1,405,000 ($165.64)
- Tax - Total General Sales: $845,000 ($99.62)
Other Selective Sales: $813,000 ($95.85)
Property: $666,000 ($78.52)
NEC: $18,000 ($2.12)
Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $3,000 ($0.35)
Fort Stockton government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):
- Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $950,000 ($112.00)
- Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $1,125,000 ($132.63)
- Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,780,000 ($209.86)
- Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $295,000 ($34.78)
Fort Stockton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
- Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $476,000 ($56.12)
- Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $547,000 ($64.49)
- Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $26,000 ($3.07)
7.26% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,199 average adjusted gross income)
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 Ector County, TX||0.69% ($35,875 average AGI)|
|from Midland County, TX||0.54% ($32,480)|
|from Tom Green County, TX||0.43% ($34,300)|
7.18% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,955 average adjusted gross income)
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:
Strongest AM radio stations in Fort Stockton:
- KFST (860 AM; 0 kW; FORT STOCKTON, TX; Owner: FORT STOCKTON RADIO COMPANY, INC.)
- KLBO (1330 AM; 5 kW; MONAHANS, TX; Owner: SANDSHILLS COMMUNICATION, INC.)
- KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
- KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
- KCRS (550 AM; 5 kW; MIDLAND, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
- KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
- KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
- KELP (1590 AM; 50 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: MCCLATCHEY BROADCASTING)
- KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
- WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
- WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
- KXOI (810 AM; 1 kW; CRANE, TX; Owner: HISPANIC OUTREACH MINISTRIES, INC)
- KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
Strongest FM radio stations in Fort Stockton:
- KFST-FM (94.3 FM; FORT STOCKTON, TX; Owner: FORT STOCKTON RADIO COMPANY, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Fort Stockton:
- K25GO (Channel 25; FORT STOCKTON, TX; Owner: PRIME TIME CHRISTIAN B/CASTING INC.)
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)
- National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
- 37Number of bridges
- 230m755ftTotal length
- $4,000Total costs
- 103,780Total average daily traffic
- 32,193Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges - Historical Statistics
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 238 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Fort Stockton, TX)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 46 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 56 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Fort Stockton)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 25 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Fort Stockton)
Drinking water stations with addresses in Fort Stockton and their reported violations in the past:FORT STOCKTON RV PARK (Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
- 2 routine major monitoring violations
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
- Fire: 85
- Hazardous Condition: 16
- Service Call: 7
- Good Intent Call: 3
Incident types - Fort Stockton
Fire-safe hotels and motels in Fort Stockton, Texas:
- Econo Lodge FT Stockton, 800 E Dickinson, Fort Stockton, Texas 79735 , Phone: (432) 336-9711
- Super 8, 3200 W Dickinson Blvd, Fort Stockton, Texas 79735 , Phone: (432) 336-8531, Fax: (432) 336-6789
- Quality Inn, 1308 N Us Hwy 285, Fort Stockton, Texas 79735 , Phone: (432) 336-5955, Fax: (432) 336-3540
- Hampton Inn, 2271 W I H 10, Fort Stockton, Texas 79735 , Phone: (432) 336-9600, Fax: (432) 336-9601
- Sleep Inn & Suites, 3401 W Dickinson Blvd, Fort Stockton, Texas 79735 , Phone: (432) 336-8338, Fax: (432) 336-8381
- Comfort Suites, 3101 W Dickinson Blvd, Fort Stockton, Texas 79735 , Phone: (432) 336-3224, Fax: (432) 336-6288
- Holiday Inn Express & Suites Ft Stockton, 2915 W Dickinson Ave, Fort Stockton, Texas 79735 , Phone: (432) 336-3421, Fax: (432) 336-3832
- Texan Inn, 1801 W Dickinson Blvd, Fort Stockton, Texas 79735 , Phone: (432) 336-7300, Fax: (436) 336-7301
- 4 other hotels and motels
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Most commonly used house heating fuel:
- Utility gas (50%)
- Electricity (49%)
- Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
|Businesses in Fort Stockton, TX|
|H&R Block||1||True Value||1|
Fort Stockton compared to Texas state average:
- Median house value below state average.
- Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
- Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
- Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
- Length of stay since moving in above state average.
- House age above state average.
- Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
- Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
Fort Stockton on our top lists:
- #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (population 5,000+)"
- #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Utilities (population 5,000+)"
- #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (population 5,000+)"
- #62 on the list of "Top 100 cities with lowest ratio of median house value to median household income (pop. 5,000+)"
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