Grey Forest, Texas

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Population in 2013: 498 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +19.1%
 
Males: 246  (49.4%)
Females: 252  (50.6%)
Median resident age:  49.6 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 78023.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $76,964 (it was $47,614 in 2000)
Grey Forest:

$76,964
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $41,102 (it was $26,475 in 2000)

Grey Forest city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $199,348 (it was $101,500 in 2000)
Grey Forest:

$199,348
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $258,017; Detached houses: $258,017

Median gross rent in 2012: $2,001.

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Grey Forest races chart
  • White alone - 391 (81.0%)
  • Hispanic - 70 (14.5%)
  • Two or more races - 7 (1.4%)
  • Asian alone - 6 (1.2%)
  • Black alone - 3 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 3 (0.6%)
  • Other race alone - 3 (0.6%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Grey Forest: 84.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (27.9%), Irish (13.1%), United States (10.6%), English (6.1%), Scottish (5.2%), French (5.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 0.74 square miles.

Population density: 674 people per square mile   (low).

Grey Forest,TX real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Grey Forest:

  • High school or higher: 92.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 34.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.3%
  • Unemployed: 1.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Grey Forest city:

  • Never married: 20.9%
  • Now married: 58.4%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 4.8%
  • Divorced: 14.9%

32 residents are foreign born (1.1% Europe).

This city:  6.0%
Texas:  16.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $4,750 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,531 (1.6%)

Grey Forest satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: San Antonio, TX (15.4 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: Cross Mountain, TX (1.8 miles ), Helotes, TX (1.9 miles ), Scenic Oaks, TX (2.4 miles ), West Bexar, TX (2.7 miles ), Shavano Park, TX (2.8 miles ), Fair Oaks Ranch, TX (3.0 miles ), Leon Valley, TX (3.0 miles ), Balcones Heights, TX (3.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $76,500
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $91,800
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $218,000
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $118,300
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $136,300
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $148,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 29.62 N, Longitude: 98.68 W

Grey Forest household income distribution Grey Forest home values distribution

Property values in Grey Forest, TX

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.1%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -19 (-4.3%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (23%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (13%)
  • Wholesale trade (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (23%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Engineers (6%)
  • Carpenters (5%)
  • Art and design workers (4%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Art and design workers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)

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

Average climate in Grey Forest, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Grey Forest-area historical tornado activity is below Texas state average. It is 12% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 3.4 miles away from the Grey Forest city center killed 2 people and injured 15 people.

On 4/28/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.4 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 5 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Grey Forest-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 81% 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 284.3 miles away from the city 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 65.2 miles away from Grey Forest center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 266.2 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 62.2 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 322.3 miles away from Grey Forest 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 62.5 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 Bexar County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Fires: 5, Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Tropical Storms: 2, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Grey Forest topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Grey Forest:

  • HILLSIDE RIDGE HOUSE (Hospital, about 5 miles away; SAN ANTONIO, TX)
  • HUNTERS RAVEN COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 5 miles away; SAN ANTONIO, TX)
  • TREE GROVE (Hospital, about 6 miles away; SAN ANTONIO, TX)
  • SPRING HARVEST HOUSE (Hospital, about 6 miles away; SAN ANTONIO, TX)
  • RUSTLING WAY (Hospital, about 6 miles away; SAN ANTONIO, TX)
  • 7123 SPRING MORNING (Hospital, about 6 miles away; SAN ANTONIO, TX)
  • 9519 AUTUMN BREEZE (Hospital, about 7 miles away; SAN ANTONIO, TX)

Amtrak station near Grey Forest:

  • 19 miles: SAN ANTONIO (224 HOEFGEN ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Grey Forest:

  • The University of Texas at San Antonio (about 5 miles; San Antonio, TX; Full-time enrollment: 25,503)
  • Northwest Vista College (about 11 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 9,683)
  • Our Lady of the Lake University (about 16 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 2,133)
  • Trinity University (about 17 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 2,467)
  • San Antonio College (about 17 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 15,182)
  • University of the Incarnate Word (about 17 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 6,875)
  • St Philip's College (about 20 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 5,970)

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

Creek: Lee Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Bexar 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 2012 was 40.1. This is significantly better than average.

City:

40.1
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.238. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.238
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 9.55. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.55
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2009 was 0.406. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.406
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2009 was 24.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 18.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.8
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.65. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.65
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 2.2%
(2.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  63.8%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.2%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Grey Forest compared to Texas state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Grey Forest travel time to work - commute Grey Forest mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (46%)
  • Electricity (43%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Grey Forest city (based on Bexar County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 65.14%
Here: 65.1%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist Convention Charismatic Churches IndependentUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in America
Adherents63.3%13.2%4.9%4.5%1.5%
Congregations13.3%22.0%1.0%8.7%4.2%
NameEpiscopal ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)JewishChurches of ChristOther
Adherents1.4%1.3%1.2%1.2%7.5%
Congregations2.9%4.6%0.7%5.9%36.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 162
Bexar County:

1.02 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 19
This county:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 181
Bexar County:

1.14 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 487
Bexar County:

3.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1,073
Here:

6.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.3%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Bexar County:

26.3%
Texas:

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

16.8%
State:

15.7%
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 1$5,608$67,2960$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 5$2,207
Police Protection - Officers 2$10,962$65,7729$821
Streets and Highways 0$0 2$2,450
Totals for Government 3$16,570$66,28016$5,478

5.68% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,647 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.68%
Texas average:

7.14%

0.18% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,552 average AGI)
Bexar County:

0.18%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Harris County, TX  0.24% ($45,333 average AGI)
from Guadalupe County, TX  0.21% ($35,699)
from Travis County, TX  0.20% ($36,937)


4.86% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($45,178 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.86%
Texas average:

6.69%

0.17% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,690 average AGI)
Bexar County:

0.17%
Texas average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Guadalupe County, TX  0.26% ($45,622 average AGI)
to Harris County, TX  0.24% ($38,254)
to Travis County, TX  0.23% ($42,332)

Strongest AM radio stations in Grey Forest:

  • KENS (1160 AM; 25 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: KENS-TV, INC.)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KCOR (1350 AM; 5 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KDRY (1100 AM; 11 kW; ALAMO HEIGHTS, TX; Owner: KDRY RADIO, INC.)
  • KTSA (550 AM; 5 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF SAN ANTONIO)
  • KLUP (930 AM; 5 kW; TERRELL HILLS, TX; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KONO (860 AM; 5 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KSAH (720 AM; 10 kW; UNIVERSAL CITY, TX; Owner: KSAH LICENSING, INC.)
  • KSLR (630 AM; 5 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF TEXAS, INC.)
  • KXTN (1310 AM; 5 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX)
  • KEDA (1540 AM; 5 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: D & E BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Grey Forest:

  • KXXM (96.1 FM; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KAJA (97.3 FM; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KCYY (100.3 FM; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KONO-FM (101.1 FM; HELOTES, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KPAC (88.3 FM; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: TEXAS PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KSTX (89.1 FM; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: TEXAS PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KCOR-FM (95.1 FM; COMFORT, TX; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • K279AB (103.7 FM; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: WILDCATTER WIRELESS, LLC)
  • KQXT-FM (101.9 FM; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTFM (102.7 FM; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF SAN ANTONIO)
  • KZEP-FM (104.5 FM; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: TEXAS LOTUS LTD.)
  • KXTN-FM (107.5 FM; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KROM (92.9 FM; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KSMG (105.3 FM; SEGUIN, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KCJZ (106.7 FM; TERRELL HILLS, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KISS-FM (99.5 FM; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • K237AS (95.3 FM; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KLEY-FM (94.1 FM; FLORESVILLE, TX; Owner: KLEY LICENSING, INC.)
  • KBBT (98.5 FM; SCHERTZ, TX; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KZLV (91.3 FM; LYTLE, TX; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Grey Forest:

  • KRRT (Channel 35; KERRVILLE, TX; Owner: SAN ANTONIO (KRRT-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • KGMM-CA (Channel 58; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CABALLERO TELEVISION TEXAS, L.L.C.)
  • KRYT-LP (Channel 68; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: ARACELIS ORTIZ)
  • KMHZ-LP (Channel 65; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: LOUIS MARTINEZ FAMILY GROUP, LLC)
  • KPXL (Channel 26; UVALDE, TX; Owner: PAXSON SAN ANTONIO LICENSE, INC.)
  • KOBS-LP (Channel 43; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CLARK ORTIZ)
  • KENS-TV (Channel 5; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: KENS-TV, INC.)
  • KXTM-LP (Channel 21; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: HUMBERTO LOPEZ)
  • KLRN (Channel 9; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: ALAMO PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COUNCIL)
  • KABB (Channel 29; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: KABB LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KVDA (Channel 60; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF TEXAS PARTNERSHIP, LP)
  • WOAI-TV (Channel 4; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWEX-TV (Channel 41; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: KWEX LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KNIC-CA (Channel 17; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: TELEFUTURA PARTNERSHIP OF SAN ANTONIO)
  • KSAT-TV (Channel 12; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, SAN ANTONIO, LP)
  • K52EA (Channel 52; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KSAA-LP (Channel 28; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K31EX (Channel 31; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KBEJ (Channel 2; FREDERICKSBURG, TX; Owner: CORRIDOR TELEVISION, L.L.P.)
  • KJLF-LP (Channel 7; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: B COMMUNICATIONS JOINT VENTURE)
  • KBNB-LP (Channel 10; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: B COMMUNICATIONS JOINT VENTURE)
  • KHCE (Channel 23; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: SAN ANTONIO COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TV, INC.)
  • KFTO-CA (Channel 67; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: TELEFUTURA PARTNERSHIP OF SAN ANTONIO)
  • KTDF-LP (Channel 18; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: JOSEPH W. SHAFFER)
  • KEVI-LP (Channel 25; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: KEVIN ORTIZ)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • STATION, Next To Heuermann Rd (Lat: 29.633556 Lon: -98.630278), Overall height: 74.7 m, Call Sign: WNTQ919
    Assigned Frequencies: 6795.00 MHz, 6765.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/02/1998, Expiration Date: 02/18/2008, Cancellation Date: 01/22/2001
    Registrant: Communication Systems Engineering, San Antonio, TX 78296, Phone: (210) 353-3562, Fax: (210) 353-4272, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: WD5GZU, Licensee ID: L00544322
    Grant Date: 12/18/2007, Expiration Date: 03/13/2018, Certifier: Frank X Boehly
    Registrant: Frank X Boehly, 18319 Hilltop Dr, Grey Forest, TX 78023

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