Giddings, Texas

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Population in 2017: 5,106 (93% urban, 7% rural).
Population change since 2000: +0.0%
 
Males: 2,367  (46.4%)
Females: 2,739  (53.6%)
Median resident age:

38.0 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 78942.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $46,037 (it was $31,046 in 2000)
Giddings:

$46,037
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $22,227 (it was $14,768 in 2000)

Giddings city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $135,458 (it was $61,200 in 2000)
Giddings:

$135,458
TX:

$172,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $131,930; detached houses: $144,342; mobile homes: $27,666

Median gross rent in 2017: $925.

March 2019 cost of living index in Giddings: 81.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 23.8%
(14.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.8% for Black residents, 35.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 9.3% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Giddings, TX (2010)
    • 2,11543.3%White alone
    • 2,08242.7%Hispanic
    • 57211.7%Black alone
    • 561.1%Two or more races
    • 410.8%Asian alone
    • 120.2%American Indian alone
    • 30.06%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 19 registered sex offenders living in Giddings, Texas as of May 30, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Giddings is 272 to 1.


Crime rates in Giddings by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(54.3)
4
(71.5)
2
(36.3)
5
(91.4)
6
(110.0)
4
(74.4)
2
(40.1)
7
(142.5)
4
(79.3)
3
(59.0)
1
(19.6)
2
(38.8)
6
(116.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
4
(72.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(36.3)
1
(18.3)
2
(36.7)
5
(93.1)
4
(80.3)
1
(20.4)
2
(39.7)
5
(98.3)
4
(78.4)
1
(19.4)
2
(38.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
30
(543.0)
23
(411.0)
35
(634.4)
29
(530.2)
35
(641.6)
31
(577.0)
39
(782.5)
7
(142.5)
16
(317.3)
11
(216.4)
13
(254.8)
12
(232.8)
9
(175.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
34
(615.4)
44
(786.3)
25
(453.1)
27
(493.6)
44
(806.6)
40
(744.5)
20
(401.3)
35
(712.5)
23
(456.2)
2
(39.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
161
(2,914)
133
(2,377)
138
(2,501)
170
(3,108)
143
(2,621)
127
(2,364)
115
(2,307)
129
(2,626)
105
(2,083)
107
(2,105)
104
(2,038)
107
(2,076)
78
(1,517)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
6
(108.6)
4
(71.5)
7
(126.9)
4
(73.1)
2
(36.7)
4
(74.4)
7
(140.4)
3
(61.1)
2
(39.7)
1
(19.7)
6
(117.6)
2
(38.8)
5
(97.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(36.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
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)342.1295.2308.7349.4391.6355.5344.3308.4257.2208.5181.1169.6208.5

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City-data.com crime index in Giddings, TX

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 19 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.72
Texas average:

1.55
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Ancestries: German (13.2%), African (7.5%), Irish (3.8%), English (2.2%), American (1.9%), Czech (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 513 feet

Land area: 5.15 square miles.

Population density: 992 people per square mile   (low).

Giddings, Texas map

683 residents are foreign born (12.6% Latin America).

This city:

13.0%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,358 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,423 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: College Station, TX (47.0 miles , pop. 67,890).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Austin, TX (49.2 miles , pop. 656,562).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (97.4 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Lincoln-Dime Box, TX (3.1 miles ),
Carmine, TX (3.9 miles ),
Round Top, TX (4.1 miles),
Lexington, TX (4.1 miles ),
Smithville, TX (4.2 miles ),
Circle D-KC Estates, TX (4.3 miles ),
La Grange, TX (4.4 miles ),
McDade, TX (4.4 miles )

Latitude: 30.18 N, Longitude: 96.93 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,690 (+32.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,614 (66.7%)

Area code: 979

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $63,200
  • 1998: 11 buildings, average cost: $63,900
  • 1999: 13 buildings, average cost: $217,000
  • 2000: 10 buildings, average cost: $112,700
  • 2001: 10 buildings, average cost: $106,700
  • 2002: 42 buildings, average cost: $56,300
  • 2003: 16 buildings, average cost: $95,400
  • 2004: 15 buildings, average cost: $108,000
  • 2005: 17 buildings, average cost: $92,600
  • 2006: 17 buildings, average cost: $129,300
  • 2007: 12 buildings, average cost: $90,800
  • 2008: 9 buildings, average cost: $158,100
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $115,100
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 2011: 7 buildings, average cost: $147,300
  • 2012: 46 buildings, average cost: $96,600
  • 2013: 12 buildings, average cost: $101,000
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $136,700
  • 2015: 8 buildings, average cost: $146,100
  • 2016: 10 buildings, average cost: $132,600
  • 2017: 8 buildings, average cost: $109,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Giddings, TX residents
Average permit cost in Giddings, TX
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.0%
Texas:

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

Population change in the 1990s: +998 (+24.3%).
Most common industries in Giddings, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (9.5%)
  • Educational services (9.1%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (7.2%)
  • Public administration (7.0%)
  • Health care (6.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (16.3%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (10.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.5%)
  • Public administration (5.4%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.1%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (15.4%)
  • Health care (13.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.5%)
  • Public administration (9.1%)
  • Social assistance (8.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (2.7%)
Most common occupations in Giddings, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.2%)
  • Construction laborers (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.0%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.1%)
  • Cashiers (5.0%)
  • Child care workers (4.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.8%)

Average climate in Giddings, Texas

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Giddings, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 57.1. This is better than average.

City:

57.1
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.06. This is about average. There were 0 monitors within city limits.

City:

7.06
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Giddings-area historical tornado activity is near Texas state average. It is 39% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/20/1957, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.7 miles away from the Giddings city center injured 2 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 3/20/1957, a category F3 tornado 9.5 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Giddings-area historical earthquake activity is below Texas state average. It is 86% 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 299.5 miles away from Giddings 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 118.9 miles away from Giddings 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 384.4 miles away from Giddings 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 109.7 miles away from the 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 110.5 miles away from the city center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 438.1 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 Lee County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 4, Fires: 3, Floods: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Giddings topographic map

Hospitals in Giddings:

  • COUNTRY CLUB HOUSE (1070 CR 227)
  • EDGEWOOD HOUSE (486 EDGEWOOD)
  • JOEKEL HOUSE (666 JOEKEL)
  • LEE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (provides emergency services, 898 E RICHMOND)
  • WASHINGTON HOUSE (259 CACTUS)

Nursing Homes in Giddings:

  • COUNTRY CARE PLEX (1181 N WILLIAMSON)
  • GIDDINGS CONVALESCENT CENTER (1747 EAST HEMPSTEAD)
  • HENNESEY NURSING CENTER (1181 NORTH WILLIAMSON STREET)
  • MEDSTAR CARE CENTER INC (1747 E HEMPSTEAD)
  • OAKLAND MANOR INC (1400 N MAIN ST)
  • OAKLAND MANOR NURSING CENTER LP (1400 N MAIN ST)

Airports located in Giddings:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Giddings:

  • Blinn College (about 32 miles; Brenham, TX; Full-time enrollment: 8,959)
  • Austin Community College District (about 46 miles; Austin, TX; FT enrollment: 25,957)
  • Texas A & M University-College Station (about 47 miles; College Station, TX; FT enrollment: 46,550)
  • The University of Texas at Austin (about 49 miles; Austin, TX; FT enrollment: 45,500)
  • Saint Edward's University (about 50 miles; Austin, TX; FT enrollment: 4,308)
  • Concordia University-Texas (about 57 miles; Austin, TX; FT enrollment: 2,192)
  • Prairie View A & M University (about 57 miles; Prairie View, TX; FT enrollment: 7,517)

Public high schools in Giddings:

  • GIDDINGS H S (Students: 626, Location: 2337 N MAIN, Grades: 9-12)
  • LONE STAR H S SOUTHEAST (Location: 2261 JAMES TURMAN RD, Grades: 8-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Giddings:

  • GIDDINGS EL (Students: 610, Location: 1402 E INDUSTRY ST, Grades: PK-3)
  • GIDDINGS MIDDLE (Students: 420, Location: 2248 N MAIN, Grades: 6-8)
  • GIDDINGS INT (Students: 263, Location: 2337 N MAIN, Grades: 4-5)

Private elementary/middle schools in Giddings:

  • IMMANUEL LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 204, Location: 382 N GRIMES ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST PAUL LUTHERAN SERBIN SCHOOL (Students: 115, Location: 1578 COUNTY ROAD 211, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Giddings

Library in Giddings:

  • GIDDINGS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $266,261; Location: 276 N ORANGE ST; 32,190 books; 847 audio materials; 902 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 54 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Giddings has the ONLY drive thru espresso between Austin and Houston.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Giddings: Lee County Museum (A), Giddings Volunteer Fire Department (B), Bell and Mersiovsky Ambulance Service (C), Schubert House (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Giddings: Pilgrims Rest Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Classic Inn Best Western (3556 East Austin Street).

Birthplace of: Gwendolyn B. Bennett - Writer, Hilton Smith - Baseball player, Larry Wade - Hurdler, Earl Cooper (American football) - Football player, Thomas Sanders (American football) - Football player.

Lee 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:

2.9 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

71.4%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.2%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households
161 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
20 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Giddings in 2000:

  • 387 people in state prisons
  • 204 people in nursing homes
  • 16 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 13 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 2 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with branches in Giddings (2011 data):

  • First National Bank of Giddings: First National Bank Of Giddings at 108 East Austin, branch established on 1890/01/01; First National Bank Of Giddings Bran at 220 North Main, branch established on 2006/01/17. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $161.0 mil, Deposits: $134.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Giddings Bancshares, Inc.
  • Citizens National Bank: Giddings Drive Thru Branch at 237 South Main, branch established on 2002/08/01; Giddings Branch at 104 West Austin, branch established on 2002/08/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $322.3 mil, Deposits: $286.6 mil, headquarters in Cameron, TX, positive income, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Central Texas Financial Corp.
  • Capital One, National Association: Giddings Branch at 708 East Austin, branch established on 1978/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/01: Bank assets: $133,477.8 mil, Deposits: $97,063.7 mil, headquarters in Mclean, VA, positive income, 984 total offices, Holding Company: Capital One Financial Corporation
  • Classic Bank, National Association: Giddings Branch at 825 East Austin, branch established on 1982/10/28. Info updated 2012/03/16: Bank assets: $236.0 mil, Deposits: $205.3 mil, headquarters in Cameron, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Cameron Financial Corporation
  • Round Top State Bank: 1442 East Austin Street Branch at 1442 East Austin Street, branch established on 1996/03/01. Info updated 2011/08/30: Bank assets: $354.9 mil, Deposits: $317.8 mil, headquarters in Round Top, TX, positive income, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Round Top Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Giddings:

Marital status in Giddings, TX
  • Never married: 39.0%
  • Now married: 42.6%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 11.7%

For population 25 years and over in Giddings:

  • High school or higher: 73.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Unemployed: 2.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

17.6
Texas average:

14.0

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Giddings, TX (based on Lee County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,05824
Catholic1,7643
Mainline Protestant7665
Black Protestant4323
Other1-
None6,591-
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
This county:

3.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Here:

1.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Here:

9.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
This county:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

10.2%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Lee County:

26.2%
Texas:

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

16.0%
Texas:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Giddings:

46.2%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Giddings:

43.1%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Giddings:

28.5
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Giddings:

22.7%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.9%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Giddings:

6.8
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.2%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
Giddings:

52.3%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.6%
State:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Giddings, 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 13$47,577$43,9170$0
Parks and Recreation 11$22,806$24,8792$1,054
Electric Power 7$25,118$43,0590$0
Water Supply 6$17,858$35,7160$0
Police - Other 5$13,074$31,3780$0
Streets and Highways 5$11,652$27,9650$0
Local Libraries 4$8,852$26,5562$1,457
Judicial and Legal 2$4,497$26,9822$1,832
Other and Unallocable 2$4,176$25,0560$0
Sewerage 2$7,756$46,5360$0
Financial Administration 1$4,466$53,5921$1,716
Other Government Administration 0$0 12$1,616
Health 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 58$167,832$34,72419$7,675

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

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $487,000 ($95.38)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $4,061,000 ($795.34)
    Police Protection: $1,262,000 ($247.16)
    Water Utilities: $658,000 ($128.87)
    Solid Waste Management: $598,000 ($117.12)
    Parks and Recreation: $543,000 ($106.35)
    Central Staff Services: $478,000 ($93.62)
    Sewerage: $435,000 ($85.19)
    Regular Highways: $318,000 ($62.28)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $298,000 ($58.36)
    Libraries: $294,000 ($57.58)
    General - Other: $278,000 ($54.45)
    Financial Administration: $275,000 ($53.86)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $186,000 ($36.43)
    Health - Other: $102,000 ($19.98)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $88,000 ($17.23)
    Local Fire Protection: $66,000 ($12.93)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $96,000 ($18.80)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $435,000 ($85.19)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $149,000 ($29.18)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,274,000 ($445.36)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $178,000 ($34.86)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $752,000 ($147.28)
    Solid Waste Management: $628,000 ($122.99)
    Other: $33,000 ($6.46)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $410,000 ($80.30)
    General Revenue - Other: $188,000 ($36.82)
    Interest Earnings: $100,000 ($19.58)
    Sale of Property: $5,000 ($0.98)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $5,530,000 ($1083.04)
    Water Utilities: $1,192,000 ($233.45)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $14,000 ($2.74)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,480,000 ($289.86)
    Property: $1,356,000 ($265.57)
    Public Utilities Sales: $128,000 ($25.07)
    Other Selective Sales: $80,000 ($15.67)
    Other License: $32,000 ($6.27)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,488,000 ($3033.29)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,745,000 ($2691.93)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,755,000 ($1322.95)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,012,000 ($981.59)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,107,000 ($216.80)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,547,000 ($890.52)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $536,000 ($104.97)

7.11% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($51,332 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.11%
Texas average:

7.43%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Bastrop County, TX  0.91% ($51,966 average AGI)
from Travis County, TX  0.91% ($43,466)
from Williamson County, TX  0.57% ($38,472)


6.11% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($46,724 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.11%
Texas average:

7.26%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Bastrop County, TX  0.83% ($39,731 average AGI)
to Travis County, TX  0.59% ($58,135)
to Harris County, TX  0.45% ($32,964)
Businesses in Giddings, TX
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2McDonald's1
Ace Hardware1Nike1
AutoZone1RadioShack1
Best Western1Ramada1
Curves1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx1Subway1
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Kincaid1U-Haul1
La-Z-Boy1UPS2
Lane Furniture1Walmart1

Strongest AM radio stations in Giddings:

  • 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.)
  • KLBJ (590 AM; 5 kW; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: EMMIS AUSTIN RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KZNE (1150 AM; 10 kW; COLLEGE STATION, TX; Owner: BRYAN BROADCASTING LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • WMOP (900 AM; 5 kW; OCALA, FL; Owner: FLORIDA SPORTSTALK, INC.)
  • KQQA (1530 AM; 10 kW; CREEDMOOR, TX; Owner: YELLOW ROSE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KSEV (700 AM; 15 kW; TOMBALL, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)
  • WTAW (1620 AM; 10 kW; COLLEGE STATION, TX; Owner: BRYAN BROADCASTING LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • KOKE (1600 AM; 5 kW; PFLUGERVILLE, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Giddings:

  • KANJ (91.5 FM; GIDDINGS, TX; Owner: HOUSTON CHRISTIAN BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KROX-FM (101.5 FM; BUDA, TX; Owner: EMMIS AUSTIN RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
  • KGSR (107.1 FM; BASTROP, TX; Owner: EMMIS AUSTIN RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
  • KMHF (88.5 FM; BASTROP, TX; Owner: MEDIA FOR THE HOLY FAMILY FOUNDATION)
  • KTTX (106.1 FM; BRENHAM, TX; Owner: TOM S. WHITEHEAD, INC.)
  • KKLB (92.5 FM; ELGIN, TX; Owner: ELGIN FM LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBUK (104.9 FM; LA GRANGE, TX; Owner: FAYETTE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K259AH (91.9 FM; BRENHAM, TX; Owner: THE KSBJ EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Giddings:

  • KHPG-CA (Channel 21; GIDDINGS, TX; Owner: KXAN, INC.)
  • KYLE (Channel 28; BRYAN, TX; Owner: COMCORP OF BRYAN LICENSE CORP.)
  • KHPB-CA (Channel 16; BASTROP, TX; Owner: KXAN, INC.)
Giddings fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Giddings fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 26Number of bridges
  • 148ft / 44.9mTotal length
  • $245,000Total costs
  • 77,559Total average daily traffic
  • 12,874Total average daily truck traffic
  • 105,767Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic
New bridges in Giddings, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21940-1949
  • 51950-1959
  • 21970-1979
  • 71980-1989
  • 71990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Giddings, TX
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 237 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Giddings)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Giddings, TX)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 45 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 4 (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: 22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Giddings)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 14 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Giddings)

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 58. The highest number of reported fires - 96 took place in 2008, and the least - 11 in 2003. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Giddings, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (62.8%), and Structure Fires (20.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Giddings, TX
    • 58062.8%Outside Fires
    • 18720.2%Structure Fires
    • 12013.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 374.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Giddings, TX

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Giddings, Texas:

  • Ramada - Giddings, 4002 E Austin St, Giddings, Texas 78942 , Phone: (979) 542-9666, Fax: (979) 542-1245
  • Best Western Giddings Inn And Suites, 2161 E Hempstead St, Giddings, Texas 78942 , Phone: (979) 542-5000, Fax: (979) 542-3400
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Giddings, Texas
Most common first names in Giddings, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John4777.5 years
Mary3084.4 years
Albert2978.5 years
Alma2882.0 years
Robert2873.5 years
Walter2781.4 years
Clara2784.2 years
George2778.0 years
Herbert2676.3 years
Herman2578.5 years
Most common last names in Giddings, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Davis2975.2 years
Zoch2879.8 years
Schulze2874.5 years
Mitschke2777.4 years
Fischer2379.7 years
Lehmann2080.8 years
Kappler1783.6 years
Noack1776.9 years
Kasper1575.8 years
Urban1482.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Giddings, TX
  • 52.5%Electricity
  • 43.9%Utility gas
  • 3.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Giddings, TX
  • 75.7%Electricity
  • 23.1%Utility gas
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Giddings compared to Texas state average:

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

Giddings on our top lists:

  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: office and administrative support occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: food preparation and serving related occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #44 (78942) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of German first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #82 (78942) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Czech first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
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  • Joshua Brandon Meuth (1)
  • David Garza (1)

Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2020.