Gatesville, Texas

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Population in 2017: 12,387 (91% urban, 9% rural).
Population change since 2000: -20.6%
 
Males: 3,224  (26.0%)
Females: 9,163  (74.0%)
Median resident age:

38.7 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 76528, 76596, 76597, 76598, 76599.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $43,292 (it was $29,534 in 2000)
Gatesville:

$43,292
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $16,618 (it was $11,152 in 2000)

Gatesville city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $89,305 (it was $53,800 in 2000)
Gatesville:

$89,305
TX:

$172,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $125,496; detached houses: $126,942; mobile homes: $34,778

Median gross rent in 2017: $760.

March 2019 cost of living index in Gatesville: 83.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 19.0%
(15.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.2% for Black residents, 21.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 5.3% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 13.9% for other race residents, 48.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Gatesville, TX (2017)
    • 6,79354.8%White alone
    • 2,90523.4%Hispanic
    • 1,70213.7%Black alone
    • 8186.6%Two or more races
    • 340.3%American Indian alone
    • 20.02%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 69 registered sex offenders living in Gatesville, Texas as of September 24, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Gatesville is 179 to 1.


Crime rates in Gatesville 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)
2
(13.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
4
(25.0)
1
(6.2)
4
(25.9)
5
(33.0)
3
(19.7)
5
(33.3)
9
(56.0)
3
(18.5)
4
(24.9)
6
(37.5)
9
(56.6)
12
(76.4)
8
(64.0)
9
(72.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(12.5)
3
(18.6)
4
(25.9)
3
(19.8)
1
(6.6)
3
(20.0)
1
(6.2)
2
(12.3)
3
(18.7)
1
(6.3)
3
(18.9)
1
(6.4)
1
(8.0)
1
(8.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
20
(125.1)
22
(136.7)
26
(168.3)
13
(85.9)
16
(105.3)
12
(79.9)
22
(136.8)
12
(74.0)
15
(93.3)
8
(50.0)
12
(75.5)
11
(70.0)
10
(80.0)
14
(113.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
55
(343.9)
70
(434.9)
114
(737.9)
114
(753.0)
70
(460.6)
52
(346.0)
57
(354.4)
46
(283.5)
39
(242.7)
67
(419.0)
31
(195.0)
32
(203.6)
41
(327.9)
60
(484.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
149
(931.8)
198
(1,230)
260
(1,683)
236
(1,559)
162
(1,066)
154
(1,025)
141
(876.8)
132
(813.6)
109
(678.2)
194
(1,213)
137
(861.6)
119
(757.1)
148
(1,184)
137
(1,107)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
10
(62.5)
16
(99.4)
19
(123.0)
30
(198.2)
13
(85.5)
15
(99.8)
6
(37.3)
5
(30.8)
13
(80.9)
11
(68.8)
12
(75.5)
18
(114.5)
15
(120.0)
12
(97.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
3
(18.6)
1
(6.5)
5
(33.0)
3
(19.7)
4
(26.6)
1
(6.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)115.1125.5190.9180.5120.5148.4136.988.194.8125.3120.2143.4149.5169.2

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City-data.com crime index in Gatesville, TX

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 26 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.29
Texas average:

1.55
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Ancestries: American (11.4%), German (8.2%), Irish (6.5%), English (2.7%), Scotch-Irish (1.9%), Italian (1.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 8.69 square miles.

Population density: 1,425 people per square mile   (low).

Gatesville, Texas map

977 residents are foreign born (7.4% Latin America).

This city:

7.9%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,660 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $840 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Killeen, TX (22.9 miles , pop. 86,911).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Austin, TX (78.6 miles , pop. 656,562).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (109.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

South Mountain, TX (1.9 miles ),
North Coryell, TX (3.3 miles ),
Turnersville, TX (3.4 miles ),
Flat, TX (3.5 miles ),
Oglesby, TX (3.7 miles ),
Crawford, TX (4.3 miles ),
McGregor, TX (4.3 miles ),
Fort Hood, TX (4.6 miles )

Latitude: 31.44 N, Longitude: 97.74 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Spur Capital of Texas

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,731 (+30.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,669 (55.5%)

Area code: 254

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $53,200
  • 1998: 12 buildings, average cost: $49,100
  • 1999: 16 buildings, average cost: $71,300
  • 2000: 9 buildings, average cost: $56,900
  • 2001: 9 buildings, average cost: $63,800
  • 2002: 12 buildings, average cost: $73,700
  • 2003: 15 buildings, average cost: $82,100
  • 2004: 11 buildings, average cost: $79,400
  • 2005: 15 buildings, average cost: $105,800
  • 2006: 17 buildings, average cost: $100,900
  • 2007: 7 buildings, average cost: $115,600
  • 2008: 19 buildings, average cost: $120,300
  • 2009: 9 buildings, average cost: $89,300
  • 2010: 12 buildings, average cost: $100,700
  • 2011: 23 buildings, average cost: $100,900
  • 2012: 58 buildings, average cost: $86,100
  • 2013: 25 buildings, average cost: $83,100
  • 2014: 16 buildings, average cost: $113,800
  • 2015: 18 buildings, average cost: $102,800
  • 2016: 17 buildings, average cost: $100,100
  • 2017: 32 buildings, average cost: $112,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Gatesville, TX residents
Average permit cost in Gatesville, TX
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.9%
Texas:

3.5%
Historical population in Gatesville, TX
Historical housing units in Gatesville, TX

Population change in the 1990s: +3,625 (+30.3%).
Most common industries in Gatesville, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (16.9%)
  • Construction (11.8%)
  • Health care (10.8%)
  • Educational services (6.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (23.2%)
  • Public administration (11.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.8%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (5.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.5%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (4.0%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Public administration (21.9%)
  • Health care (16.9%)
  • Educational services (10.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.9%)
  • Social assistance (4.7%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Gatesville, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (8.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Carpenters (5.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.9%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (9.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.5%)

Average climate in Gatesville, Texas

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Gatesville, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 62.5. This is about average.

City:

62.5
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.1
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Gatesville-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 68% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/6/1973, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 20.1 miles away from the Gatesville city center .

On 4/21/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.4 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Gatesville-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 80% 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 208.8 miles away from Gatesville 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 343.8 miles away from Gatesville center
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 183.1 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 321.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 235.3 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 175.1 miles away from Gatesville 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 Coryell County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 6, Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Gatesville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Gatesville:

  • CORYELL MEMORIAL HEALTHCARE SYSTEM (Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 1507 W MAIN STREET)
  • CORYELL MEMORIAL HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH CARE SERVICE (402 EAST MAIN STREET)
  • HILLSIDE MANOR NURSING CENTER (101 S 34TH ST)
  • HILLSIDE NURSING AND REHABILITATION LP (101 S 34TH ST)
  • OSAGE CARE CENTER (2525 OSAGE ROAD)
  • THE MEADOWS (110 CHICKTOWN RD)

Airports located in Gatesville:

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Amtrak station near Gatesville:

  • 20 miles: MCGREGOR (1 AMTRAK BLVD.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gatesville:

  • Central Texas College (about 23 miles; Killeen, TX; Full-time enrollment: 15,911)
  • University of Mary Hardin-Baylor (about 31 miles; Belton, TX; FT enrollment: 2,885)
  • Temple College (about 35 miles; Temple, TX; FT enrollment: 3,796)
  • McLennan Community College (about 35 miles; Waco, TX; FT enrollment: 6,673)
  • Baylor University (about 38 miles; Waco, TX; FT enrollment: 14,800)
  • Texas State Technical College-Waco (about 41 miles; Waco, TX; FT enrollment: 4,210)
  • Hill College (about 56 miles; Hillsboro, TX; FT enrollment: 2,968)

Public high school in Gatesville:

  • GATESVILLE H S (Students: 411, Location: 205 S LOVERS LN, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Gatesville:

  • GATESVILLE J H (Students: 810, Location: 307 S LOVERS LN, Grades: 7-8)
  • GATESVILLE INT (Students: 630, Location: 311 HORNET WAY, Grades: 4-6)
  • GATESVILLE PRI (Students: 516, Location: 308 HORNET WAY, Grades: PK-1)
  • GATESVILLE EL (Students: 449, Location: 2537 E MAIN ST, Grades: 2-3)
See full list of schools located in Gatesville

Library in Gatesville:

  • GATESVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $387,670; Location: 111 N 8TH ST; 39,316 books; 2,766 e-books; 2,626 audio materials; 2,536 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 57 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Gatesville: Gatesville Volunteer Fire Department (A), Coryell County Museum (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Gatesville include: First Presbyterian Church (A), Calvary Temple Pentecostal Church of God (B), First Lutheran Church (C), Faith of Abraham Church of God (D), Main Street Church of Christ (E), Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church (F), Eastwood Baptist Church (G), Berean Church (H), Sweet Home Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Oak Grove Cemetery (1), Restland Cemetery (2), Odd Fellows Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Anchor Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Dodd Branch (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Gatesville include: Raby Park (1), Fauntleroy Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Country Life Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; F M 1114) (1), Coryell Museum Historical Center (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 718 East Main Street) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Chateau Ville Motor Inn (2501 East Main Street) (1), Best Western Chateau Ville Mtr (2501 East Main Street) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Texas State - Criminal Justice Department- Institutional Division- Gatesville (Highway 36 North) (1), Texas State - Criminal Justice Department- Institutional Division- Murray (Highway 36 North) (2), Texas State - Criminal Justice Department- Institutional Division- Linda Woodman (1210 Coryell City Road) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Mike Weaver (boxer) - Boxer, William Blankenship - Opera singer, Bart Bryant - PGA Tour Golf player (born: 11/18/62), Mike Weaver - (born 1952) world boxing champion, Sybil Leonard Armes - Educator, Taurean Henderson - Football player, Cotton Davidson - Football player, David Holt (musician) - Musician.

Coryell County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

64.6%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.6%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Gatesville in 2010:

  • 8,082 people in state prisons
  • 119 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 84 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 53 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities

People in group quarters in Gatesville in 2000:

  • 8,023 people in state prisons
  • 927 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 103 people in nursing homes
  • 42 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 42 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill

Banks with branches in Gatesville (2011 data):

  • National Bank: at 905 Main Street, branch established on 1889/08/21. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $477.8 mil, Deposits: $426.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: National United Bancshares, Inc.
  • Texas First State Bank: Gatesville Branch at 2501 South Highway 36, branch established on 2003/12/15. Info updated 2010/06/17: Bank assets: $336.1 mil, Deposits: $308.0 mil, headquarters in Riesel, TX, positive income, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Texas First Bancshares, Inc.
  • The First National Bank of Evant: Gatesville Branch at 3411 East Main, branch established on 2006/11/20. Info updated 2007/01/12: Bank assets: $64.1 mil, Deposits: $58.9 mil, headquarters in Evant, TX, positive income, 2 total offices
  • Extraco Banks, National Association: Gatesville Branch at 800 East Main Street, branch established on 1913/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,194.0 mil, Deposits: $883.6 mil, headquarters in Temple, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 19 total offices, Holding Company: Extraco Corporation
  • First National Bank Texas: Gatesville Banking Center - Rc 898 at 2805 Highway 36 South, branch established on 2005/05/18. 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 Gatesville:

Marital status in Gatesville, TX
  • Never married: 36.5%
  • Now married: 33.4%
  • Separated: 6.7%
  • Widowed: 8.1%
  • Divorced: 15.3%

For population 25 years and over in Gatesville:

  • High school or higher: 73.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.6%
  • Unemployed: 6.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.0
Texas average:

14.0

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

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Religion statistics for Gatesville, TX (based on Coryell County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant23,20680
Mainline Protestant3,74914
Catholic3,7352
Other1,5746
Black Protestant2912
None42,833-
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: 5
Coryell County:

0.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Here:

2.36 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
This county:

3.05 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

7.8%
State:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.0%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Coryell County:

7.3%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Gatesville:

44.4%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

42.3%
State:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Gatesville:

29.6
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

24.9%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.3%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Gatesville:

6.7
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.9%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
Here:

52.9%
State:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Gatesville:

81.7%
State:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Gatesville, 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 16$55,021$41,2660$0
Water Supply 13$48,650$44,9080$0
Parks and Recreation 11$18,886$20,6030$0
Police - Other 8$19,632$29,4482$2,278
Streets and Highways 7$20,061$34,3900$0
Other Government Administration 6$19,479$38,9581$693
Financial Administration 4$28,223$84,6690$0
Judicial and Legal 4$7,342$22,0260$0
Sewerage 4$18,259$54,7770$0
Local Libraries 3$7,688$30,7522$1,501
Other and Unallocable 1$3,310$39,7200$0
Solid Waste Management 1$3,441$41,2920$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 78$249,992$38,4605$4,472

Gatesville government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Housing and Community Development: $282,000 ($22.77)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $3,536,000 ($285.46)
    Police Protection: $1,458,000 ($117.70)
    Sewerage: $1,037,000 ($83.72)
    Parks and Recreation: $656,000 ($52.96)
    Central Staff Services: $553,000 ($44.64)
    Regular Highways: $551,000 ($44.48)
    Solid Waste Management: $422,000 ($34.07)
    Libraries: $227,000 ($18.33)
    Local Fire Protection: $196,000 ($15.82)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $92,000 ($7.43)
    Air Transportation: $12,000 ($0.97)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $23,000 ($1.86)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $312,000 ($25.19)
    Police Protection: $159,000 ($12.84)
    Sewerage: $49,000 ($3.96)
    Water Utilities: $48,000 ($3.88)
    Parks and Recreation: $28,000 ($2.26)
    Regular Highways: $28,000 ($2.26)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,015,000 ($243.40)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $639,000 ($51.59)

Gatesville government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,728,000 ($139.50)
    Solid Waste Management: $369,000 ($29.79)
    Parks and Recreation: $273,000 ($22.04)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $30,000 ($2.42)
    Air Transportation: $14,000 ($1.13)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $211,000 ($17.03)
    Donations From Private Sources: $11,000 ($0.89)
    Interest Earnings: $9,000 ($0.73)
    General Revenue - Other: $9,000 ($0.73)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $4,577,000 ($369.50)
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $192,000 ($15.50)
    Other: $130,000 ($10.49)
    General Local Government Support: $8,000 ($0.65)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,610,000 ($129.97)
    Property: $1,100,000 ($88.80)
    Public Utilities Sales: $369,000 ($29.79)
    Other Selective Sales: $84,000 ($6.78)
    Other License: $18,000 ($1.45)

Gatesville government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,589,000 ($935.58)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,725,000 ($865.83)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,277,000 ($103.09)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $413,000 ($33.34)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,170,000 ($94.45)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $987,000 ($79.68)

16.09% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($36,386 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

16.09%
Texas average:

7.43%

0.68% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,886 average AGI)
Coryell County:

0.68%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Bell County, TX  4.28% ($34,143 average AGI)
from Lampasas County, TX  0.56% ($32,778)
from McLennan County, TX  0.47% ($32,708)


17.10% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,653 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

17.10%
Texas average:

7.26%

0.47% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,139 average AGI)
Coryell County:

0.47%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Bell County, TX  4.68% ($36,078 average AGI)
to Lampasas County, TX  0.54% ($43,960)
to McLennan County, TX  0.45% ($40,942)
Businesses in Gatesville, TX
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1RadioShack1
Ace Hardware1Ramada1
AutoZone1Rue211
Best Western1SONIC Drive-In1
Chevrolet1Sears1
Curves1Subway2
FedEx2Taco Bell1
H&R Block1True Value1
La-Z-Boy1U-Haul1
Maurices1UPS2
McDonald's1Walgreens1
Nike1Walmart1
Pizza Hut1

Strongest AM radio stations in Gatesville:

  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KRZX (1660 AM; 10 kW; WACO, TX; Owner: VAN D. GOODALL, JR.)
  • KBBW (1010 AM; 10 kW; WACO-MARLIN, TX; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING OF TEXAS)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KRZI (1580 AM; 10 kW; WACO, TX; Owner: VAN D. GOODALL, JR.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; 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.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Gatesville:

  • KVLZ (98.3 FM; GATESVILLE, TX; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WACO-FM (99.9 FM; WACO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWTX-FM (97.5 FM; WACO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBGO (95.7 FM; WACO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KNCT-FM (91.3 FM; KILLEEN, TX; Owner: CENTRAL TEXAS COLLEGE)
  • KDHT (93.3 FM; CEDAR PARK, TX; Owner: EMMIS AUSTIN RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
  • KHHL (98.9 FM; LEANDER, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KWOW (104.1 FM; CLIFTON, TX; Owner: M&M BROADCASTERS, LTD.)
  • KLFX (107.3 FM; NOLANVILLE, TX; Owner: SHELDON BROADCASTING, LTD.)
  • KSSM (103.1 FM; COPPERAS COVE, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KBDE (89.9 FM; TEMPLE, TX; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KLTD (101.7 FM; TEMPLE, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KVLT (88.5 FM; TEMPLE, TX; Owner: AMERICAN EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KUSJ (105.5 FM; HARKER HEIGHTS, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KOOC (106.3 FM; BELTON, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KLRK (92.9 FM; MARLIN, TX; Owner: VAN D. GOODALL, JR.)

TV broadcast stations around Gatesville:

  • KWKT (Channel 44; WACO, TX; Owner: COMCORP OF TEXAS LICENSE CORP.)
  • KXXV (Channel 25; WACO, TX; Owner: CENTEX TELEVISION LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWTX-TV (Channel 10; WACO, TX; Owner: KWTX-KBTX LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KCEN-TV (Channel 6; TEMPLE, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 6, INC.)
  • KNCT (Channel 46; BELTON, TX; Owner: CENTRAL TEXAS COLLEGE)
  • KAKW (Channel 62; KILLEEN, TX; Owner: KAKW LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KWBU-TV (Channel 34; WACO, TX; Owner: BRAZOS VALLEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Gatesville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 31Number of bridges
  • 361ft / 110mTotal length
  • $20,233,000Total costs
  • 111,517Total average daily traffic
  • 13,776Total average daily truck traffic
  • 155,700Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Gatesville, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 21920-1929
  • 31930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 71950-1959
  • 41960-1969
  • 21980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 42010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Gatesville, TX
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Gatesville)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 238 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Gatesville, TX)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 32 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 76 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Gatesville)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 34 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Gatesville)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$100,1933$96,8435$99,5481$105,3802$61,760
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$01$63,9900$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$65,7001$73,5802$79,4950$01$82,520
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$01$120,3600$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$37,3200$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0102.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$84,100
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0102.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Gatesville, TX
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Gatesville, TX - Value

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 205. The highest number of reported fires - 484 took place in 2011, and the least - 93 in 2002. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Gatesville, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (71.1%), and Structure Fires (17.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Gatesville, TX
    • 2,47571.1%Outside Fires
    • 60017.2%Structure Fires
    • 3329.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 732.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Gatesville, TX

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Gatesville, Texas:

  • Holiday Inn Express Gatesville, 111 North Hwy 36 Byp, Gatesville, Texas 76528 , Phone: (254) 865-1207
  • Roadway Inn Gatesville, 2501 E Main St, Gatesville, Texas 76528 , Phone: (254) 865-2281, Fax: (254) 865-7691
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 2904 South Hwy 36, Gatesville, Texas 76528 , Phone: (254) 404-9121
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Gatesville, Texas
Most common first names in Gatesville, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James11774.0 years
William9177.7 years
John8875.9 years
Mary8281.7 years
Robert7272.8 years
Charles4173.2 years
Henry3878.2 years
Willie3681.8 years
George3679.8 years
Joe3374.6 years
Most common last names in Gatesville, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith7175.2 years
Williams6477.8 years
Jones4875.9 years
Brown4178.0 years
Powell3582.9 years
Davis3278.0 years
Blanchard3276.4 years
Lee3179.5 years
Moore2972.0 years
Rogers2877.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Gatesville, TX
  • 51.8%Utility gas
  • 47.3%Electricity
  • 0.6%Wood
  • 0.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Gatesville, TX
  • 55.7%Electricity
  • 41.5%Utility gas
  • 1.8%No fuel used
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Gatesville compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above 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.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Gatesville on our top lists:

  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: law enforcement workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of females (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in state prisons (population 1,000+)"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: law enforcement workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: public administration (population 5,000+)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) (population 1,000+)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: health technologists and technicians (population 5,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
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