Golinda, Texas

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Population in 2014: 552 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +30.5%
Males: 314  (57.0%)
Females: 238  (43.0%)
Median resident age:  38.3 years
Texas median age:  34.5 years

Zip codes: 76655.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $54,661 (it was $32,955 in 2000)
Golinda:

$54,661
TX:

$56,565

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $21,181 (it was $14,136 in 2000)

Golinda city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $100,725 (it was $60,800 in 2000)
Golinda:

$100,725
TX:

$161,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $406,727; Detached houses: $131,540; Mobile homes: over $1,000,000

Median gross rent in 2016: $1,157.

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  • Races in Golinda, TX (2010)

    Golinda races chart
    • 35263.0%White alone
    • 9617.2%Black alone
    • 8915.9%Hispanic
    • 193.4%Two or more races
    • 30.5%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Golinda: 81.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (17.1%), Irish (11.8%), German (3.2%), English (2.4%), Scotch-Irish (2.4%), Dutch (1.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 4.15 square miles.

Population density: 133 people per square mile   (very low).

Golinda,TX real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Golinda:

  • High school or higher: 92.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Golinda city:

  • Never married: 22.6%
  • Now married: 47.1%
  • Separated: 9.2%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 16.7%

4 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.9%
Texas:

16.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,246 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,353 (1.4%)

Golinda satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Waco, TX (12.9 miles , pop. 113,726).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Austin, TX (84.5 miles , pop. 656,562).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (99.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Chilton, TX (2.6 miles ), Robinson, TX (2.6 miles ), Lorena, TX (2.9 miles ), Hewitt, TX (3.0 miles ), Riesel, TX (3.3 miles ), Beverly Hills, TX (3.3 miles ), Bruceville-Eddy, TX (3.4 miles ), Marlin, TX (3.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $192,600

Latitude: 31.38 N, Longitude: 97.07 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 254

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

4.1%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +76 (+21.9%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (37%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Retail trade (3%)
  • Public administration (27%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (26%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (17%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (35%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (14%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Golinda, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Golinda-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 72% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/11/1953, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 12.7 miles away from the Golinda city center killed 114 people and injured 597 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/6/1973, a category F5 tornado 29.3 miles away from the city center .

Earthquake activity:

Golinda-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 81% 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 244.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 381.3 miles away from Golinda 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 188.3 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 230.0 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 360.1 miles away from Golinda 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 179.5 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 Falls County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Floods: 2, Storms: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Golinda topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Golinda:

  • WEST WARD GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 7 miles away; WACO, TX)
  • ROBINSON NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; ROBINSON, TX)
  • ROYAL MANOR (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; WACO, TX)
  • SENIOR CARE OF HEWITT (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; HEWITT, TX)
  • WESLEY WOODS HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; WACO, TX)
  • ELMWOOD NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; MARLIN, TX)
  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH OF WACO (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; WACO, TX)

Amtrak station near Golinda:

  • 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 Golinda:

  • Baylor University (about 12 miles; Waco, TX; Full-time enrollment: 14,800)
  • McLennan Community College (about 16 miles; Waco, TX; FT enrollment: 6,673)
  • Texas State Technical College-Waco (about 18 miles; Waco, TX; FT enrollment: 4,210)
  • Temple College (about 27 miles; Temple, TX; FT enrollment: 3,796)
  • University of Mary Hardin-Baylor (about 32 miles; Belton, TX; FT enrollment: 2,885)
  • Hill College (about 44 miles; Hillsboro, TX; FT enrollment: 2,968)
  • Central Texas College (about 47 miles; Killeen, TX; FT enrollment: 15,911)

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

Falls County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 76.6. This is about average.

City:

76.6
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.106. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.106
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 2.67. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.67
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.358. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.358
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 30.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 10.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.5
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 25.0%
(19.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 42.8% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  71.1%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  2.8%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.7
Texas average:

14.3

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Golinda city (based on Falls County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,25130
Catholic2,1795
Mainline Protestant1,46716
Black Protestant5403
Other31
None9,426-
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: 3
Falls County:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Falls County:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

5.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.8%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Falls County:

29.3%
Texas:

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

16.7%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

48.3%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

43.2%
State:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Golinda:

29.5
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Golinda:

21.1%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

13.2%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.8%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
Golinda:

53.0%
State:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

76.5%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Golinda, 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
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$510
Totals for Government 0$0 1$510

6.73% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,276 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.73%
Texas average:

7.14%

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 McLennan County, TX  2.26% ($26,596 average AGI)
from Bell County, TX  0.79% ($36,975)
from Harris County, TX  0.26% ($15,769)


6.31% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,489 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.31%
Texas average:

6.69%

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:
to McLennan County, TX  2.29% ($28,130 average AGI)
to Bell County, TX  1.01% ($38,000)
to Dallas County, TX  0.20% ($24,100)

Strongest AM radio stations in Golinda:

  • KRZX (1660 AM; 10 kW; WACO, TX; Owner: VAN D. GOODALL, JR.)
  • KRZI (1580 AM; 10 kW; WACO, TX; Owner: VAN D. GOODALL, JR.)
  • KBBW (1010 AM; 10 kW; WACO-MARLIN, TX; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING OF TEXAS)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KWTX (1230 AM; 1 kW; WACO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • 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.)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Golinda:

  • WACO-FM (99.9 FM; WACO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWTX-FM (97.5 FM; WACO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWBU-FM (103.3 FM; WACO, TX; Owner: BRAZOS VALLEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • KLRK (92.9 FM; MARLIN, TX; Owner: VAN D. GOODALL, JR.)
  • KBGO (95.7 FM; WACO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBCT (94.5 FM; WACO, TX; Owner: KENNELWOOD BCST/G COMPANY, INC.)
  • KBDE (89.9 FM; TEMPLE, TX; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KNCT-FM (91.3 FM; KILLEEN, TX; Owner: CENTRAL TEXAS COLLEGE)
  • KLTD (101.7 FM; TEMPLE, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Golinda:

  • KCEN-TV (Channel 6; TEMPLE, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 6, INC.)
  • KXXV (Channel 25; WACO, TX; Owner: CENTEX TELEVISION LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWKT (Channel 44; WACO, TX; Owner: COMCORP OF TEXAS LICENSE CORP.)
  • KWBU-TV (Channel 34; WACO, TX; Owner: BRAZOS VALLEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • KWTX-TV (Channel 10; WACO, TX; Owner: KWTX-KBTX LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KNCT (Channel 46; BELTON, TX; Owner: CENTRAL TEXAS COLLEGE)
  • K38FN (Channel 38; WACO, TX; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)

Golinda fatal accident list:

Dec 10, 2010 05:21 PM, Fm2839, Lat: 31.37084, Lon: -97.08113, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Mar 7, 1987 05:10 PM, Cr423, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 10m33ftTotal length
  • $2,200,000Total costs
  • 11,600Total average daily traffic
  • 2,088Total average daily truck traffic
  • 16,240Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (80%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (19%)

Golinda compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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