Groves, Texas

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Population in 2014: 15,753 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +0.1%
 
Males: 7,834  (49.7%)
Females: 7,919  (50.3%)
Median resident age:  38.2 years
Texas median age:  34.0 years

Zip codes: 77619, 77642.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $49,822 (it was $42,692 in 2000)
Groves:

$49,822
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $25,543 (it was $21,147 in 2000)

Groves city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $98,545 (it was $60,400 in 2000)
Groves:

$98,545
TX:

$132,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $127,338; Detached houses: $130,036; Townhouses or other attached units: $131,297; In 2-unit structures: $57,154; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $72,323; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $96,441; Mobile homes: $56,016; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $178,457

Median gross rent in 2013: $730.

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  • Races in Groves, TX (2013)

    Groves races chart
    • 11,14469.8%White alone
    • 3,16019.8%Hispanic
    • 1,0186.4%Black alone
    • 3722.3%Asian alone
    • 1941.2%Two or more races
    • 160.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 150.09%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Groves: 82.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: French (14.8%), Irish (9.8%), German (8.2%), United States (6.7%), English (4.8%), Italian (4.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 5.18 square miles.

Population density: 3,041 people per square mile   (average).

Groves,TX real estate house value index trend

Groves, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Groves:

  • High school or higher: 88.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Groves city:

  • Never married: 24.4%
  • Now married: 52.6%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 12.2%

1,207 residents are foreign born (5.2% Latin America).

This city:

7.6%
Texas:

16.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,918 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,373 (1.6%)

Groves satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: East Jefferson, TX (2.5 miles , pop. 116,060).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Houston, TX (88.9 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: East Jefferson, TX (1.6 miles ), Port Neches, TX (1.9 miles ), Port Arthur, TX (2.1 miles ), Nederland, TX (2.3 miles ), Central Gardens, TX (2.6 miles ), Bridge City, TX (2.7 miles ), Bridge City-Orangefield, TX (2.8 miles ), West Orange, TX (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 25 buildings, average cost: $101,100
  • 1998: 39 buildings, average cost: $107,100
  • 1999: 40 buildings, average cost: $107,100
  • 2000: 33 buildings, average cost: $114,700
  • 2001: 19 buildings, average cost: $125,300
  • 2002: 16 buildings, average cost: $103,100
  • 2003: 17 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2004: 15 buildings, average cost: $130,000
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $138,300
  • 2006: 21 buildings, average cost: $127,900
  • 2007: 32 buildings, average cost: $107,100
  • 2008: 40 buildings, average cost: $119,800
  • 2009: 20 buildings, average cost: $137,000
  • 2010: 22 buildings, average cost: $121,800
  • 2011: 7 buildings, average cost: $275,000
  • 2012: 13 buildings, average cost: $191,800
  • 2013: 9 buildings, average cost: $201,300
  • 2014: 11 buildings, average cost: $215,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 29.95 N, Longitude: 93.92 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,916 (-24.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 934 (14.3%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 409

Groves household income distribution Groves home values distribution

Crime rates in Groves by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0100100100100
per 100,000 0.06.40.00.06.50.00.07.00.00.06.10.00.0
Rapes 10100361237810
per 100,000 6.10.06.40.00.020.541.97.014.218.242.650.963.6
Robberies 28176820201618121481719
per 100,000 170.4108.638.552.0129.6136.9111.7126.385.084.948.7108.1120.8
Assaults 1371314171621333842575466
per 100,000 79.144.783.490.9110.2109.5146.6231.5269.1254.8347.1343.4419.6
Burglaries 15716713914013514713313914815312413092
per 100,000 955.31,066.8891.5909.3874.91,006.2928.7975.11,048.0928.2755.0826.7584.9
Thefts 487409424379330333330305333387399364368
per 100,000 2,963.42,612.82,719.52,461.72,138.62,279.32,304.32,139.62,358.02,347.72,429.52,314.82,339.6
Auto thefts 59455056355241312229152934
per 100,000 359.0287.5320.7363.7226.8355.9286.3217.5155.8175.991.3184.4216.2
Arson 0000010101001
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.06.80.07.00.06.10.00.06.4
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 307.9276.1247.8242.2257.1290.1297.6296.2291.5284.2309.7330.6347.6

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Groves detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 23 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.34
Texas average:

2.02
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.6%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -859 (-5.2%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (26%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)

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

Average climate in Groves, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Groves-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 49% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/7/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 2.7 miles away from the Groves city center killed one person and injured 81 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 11/7/1957, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 0.9 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 59 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Groves-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 92% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 268.0 miles away from the city center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi) earthquake occurred 512.7 miles away from Groves center
On 12/9/2000 at 06:46:09, a magnitude 4.3 (4.2 MB, 4.3 MS, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 262.6 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) earthquake occurred 265.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/30/1994 at 01:08:24, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 266.5 miles away from Groves center
On 5/27/2002 at 00:28:16, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 198.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Jefferson County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Hurricanes: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Tropical Storms: 3, Fire: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Groves topographic map

Birthplace of: Greg Davis (American football) - Football player and coach, Mary Karr - Memoirist, Jim Bob Helduser - Football player and coach.

Hospitals and medical centers in Groves:

  • RENAISSANCE HOSPITAL GROVES (provides emergency services, 5500 39TH ST)
  • DOCTORS HOSPITAL SNF UNIT (5500 - 39TH STREET)
  • MAGNOLIA MANOR (4400 GULF ST)
  • OAK GROVE NURSING HOME (6230 WARREN ST)

Amtrak station near Groves:

  • 16 miles: BEAUMONT (2555 W. CEDAR ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Groves:

  • Lamar University (about 12 miles; Beaumont, TX; Full-time enrollment: 13,658)
  • Lamar Institute of Technology (about 12 miles; Beaumont, TX; FT enrollment: 2,023)
  • McNeese State University (about 45 miles; Lake Charles, LA; FT enrollment: 7,444)
  • SOWELA Technical Community College (about 49 miles; Lake Charles, LA; FT enrollment: 2,160)
  • Lee College (about 66 miles; Baytown, TX; FT enrollment: 4,278)
  • The University of Texas Medical Branch (about 68 miles; Galveston, TX; FT enrollment: 2,314)
  • San Jacinto Community College (about 75 miles; Pasadena, TX; FT enrollment: 13,517)

Public elementary/middle schools in Groves:

  • GROVES MIDDLE (Students: 495, Location: 5201 WILSON ST, Grades: 6-8)
  • GROVES EL (Students: 340, Location: 3901 CLEVELAND AVE, Grades: 4-5)
  • VAN BUREN EL (Students: 322, Location: 6400 VAN BUREN, Grades: PK-3)

Private elementary/middle school in Groves:

  • TRIANGLE ADVENTIST CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 13, Location: DRAWER H, Grades: KG-8)
See full list of schools located in Groves

Library in Groves:

  • GROVES PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $250,526; Location: 5600 W WASHINGTON ST; 33,901 books; 1,163 audio materials; 2,253 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 43 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Park Place Medical Center and Mid-Jefferson Hospital were merged into a new medical facility called the Medical Center of Southeast Texas, located at 2555 Jimmy Johnson Blvd., Port Arthur, Texas 77642 in April, 2005. (409) 724-7389.
  • You may now sell mixed drinks in Groves. And we have a public swimming pool.Also pecan festival. Little league parks and a dance place for children. added by proud
  • LAMAR STATE COLLEGE-PORT ARTHUR (3 miles,total enrollment: 3010; Location: 1500 PROCTOR ST; Public; Website: www.pa.lamar.edu)

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Notable locations in Groves: Port Groves Golf Course (A), Groves Fire Department (B), Groves Police Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Groves: First Baptist Church of Groves (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Groves include: Memorial Park (1), West Groves Park (2), Hoffpuair Field (3), Groves City Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Axis Manor Apartments (5305 Gulfway Drive Ofc).

Jefferson 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 93.6. This is worse than average.

City:

93.6
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.153. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.153
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 4.84. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.84
U.S.:

6.40

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 26.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 10.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.2
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 14.4%
(8.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.4% for Black residents, 23.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 33.3% for American Indian residents, 34.8% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  69.0%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.6%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
147 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
182 people in nursing homes in 2000

Groves, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Groves (2011 data):

  • Prosperity Bank: Groves Branch at 3434 Twin City Highway, branch established on 1889/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/05: Bank assets: $9,816.2 mil, Deposits: $8,064.8 mil, headquarters in El Campo, TX, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 187 total offices, Holding Company: Prosperity Bancshares, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Main Office at 4000 Twin City Highway, Bldg B, branch established on 1974/03/18. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.4
Texas average:

14.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Groves city (based on Jefferson County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant76,088240
Catholic71,21125
Black Protestant22,46859
Mainline Protestant14,18739
Other11,59423
Orthodox4152
None56,310-
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: 47
Jefferson County:

1.94 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 38
Jefferson County:

1.57 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 137
Jefferson County:

5.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 133
Here:

5.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.3%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Jefferson County:

30.3%
Texas:

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

15.1%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.0%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

46.5%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.6
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.3%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Groves:

10.7%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Groves:

6.9
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

34.7%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
This city:

55.5%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Groves:

77.2%
State:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Groves, TX Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$11,209$67,2540$0
Other Government Administration 4$26,606$79,8185$1,761
Judicial and Legal 1$4,317$51,8042$2,054
Police Protection - Officers 20$115,766$69,4600$0
Police - Other 1$3,662$43,9445$3,076
Firefighters 14$76,804$65,8320$0
Streets and Highways 11$38,490$41,9890$0
Solid Waste Management 5$18,409$44,1820$0
Sewerage 9$34,893$46,5240$0
Parks and Recreation 4$11,524$34,5723$3,200
Water Supply 15$66,559$53,2471$527
Local Libraries 3$12,146$48,5841$1,003
Other and Unallocable 9$38,834$51,7792$567
Totals for Government 98$459,219$56,23119$12,188

Groves government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - General: $1,083,000 ($68.75)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $1,640,000 ($104.11)
    Sewerage: $1,352,000 ($85.82)
    Police Protection: $1,330,000 ($84.43)
    Solid Waste Management: $915,000 ($58.08)
    Fire Protection: $799,000 ($50.72)
    General - Other: $714,000 ($45.32)
    Regular Highways: $409,000 ($25.96)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $322,000 ($20.44)
    Central Staff Services: $301,000 ($19.11)
    Parks & Recreation: $269,000 ($17.08)
    Libraries: $154,000 ($9.78)
    Financial Administration: $116,000 ($7.36)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $55,000 ($3.49)
    Health Services - Other: $53,000 ($3.36)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $616,000 ($39.10)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $256,000 ($16.25)
    Police Protection: $44,000 ($2.79)
    Sewerage: $42,000 ($2.67)
    General - Other: $39,000 ($2.48)
    Fire Protection: $35,000 ($2.22)
    Libraries: $28,000 ($1.78)
    Parks & Recreation: $20,000 ($1.27)
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $15,000 ($0.95)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,000 ($0.25)
    Central Staff: $3,000 ($0.19)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $4,215,000 ($267.57)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $21,000 ($1.33)

Groves government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,505,000 ($95.54)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,075,000 ($68.24)
    All Other: $16,000 ($1.02)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $451,000 ($28.63)
    General Revenue, NEC: $199,000 ($12.63)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,540,000 ($97.76)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $69,000 ($4.38)
  • Tax - Property: $3,251,000 ($206.37)
    Total General Sales: $1,906,000 ($120.99)
    Public Utilities: $862,000 ($54.72)
    Other Selective Sales: $94,000 ($5.97)
    NEC: $74,000 ($4.70)

Groves government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $480,000 ($30.47)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $13,425,000 ($852.22)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $13,030,000 ($827.14)
    Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $385,000 ($24.44)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $395,000 ($25.07)
    Water Utilities: $95,000 ($6.03)

Groves government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $8,155,000 ($517.68)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $7,142,000 ($453.37)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,018,000 ($64.62)

5.47% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,513 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.47%
Texas average:

7.14%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($406 average AGI)
Jefferson County:

0.05%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Harris County, TX  0.91% ($34,791 average AGI)
from Orange County, TX  0.58% ($33,484)
from Hardin County, TX  0.49% ($37,772)


6.03% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,510 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.03%
Texas average:

6.69%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($466 average AGI)
Jefferson County:

0.04%
Texas average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Harris County, TX  1.11% ($39,673 average AGI)
to Orange County, TX  0.69% ($46,252)
to Hardin County, TX  0.61% ($48,853)

Strongest AM radio stations in Groves:

  • KDEI (1250 AM; 5 kW; PORT ARTHUR, TX; Owner: RADIO MARIA, INC.)
  • KLVI (560 AM; 5 kW; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOLE (1340 AM; 1 kW; PORT ARTHUR, TX; Owner: CITYGATE MEDIA, INC.)
  • KQHN (1510 AM; daytime; 5 kW; NEDERLAND, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KUHD (1150 AM; 1 kW; PORT NECHES, TX; Owner: VISION LATINABROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KIKR (1450 AM; 1 kW; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KRCM (1380 AM; 1 kW; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: VOICE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)
  • KZZB (990 AM; 1 kW; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: MARTIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOGT (1600 AM; 1 kW; ORANGE, TX; Owner: G-CAP COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KSEV (700 AM; 15 kW; TOMBALL, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Groves:

  • KRWP (97.5 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KYKR (95.1 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCOL-FM (92.5 FM; GROVES, TX; Owner: VOICE IN THE WILDERNESS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KIOC (106.1 FM; ORANGE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KQXY-FM (94.1 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KKMY (104.5 FM; ORANGE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOBT (100.7 FM; WINNIE, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KQBU-FM (93.3 FM; PORT ARTHUR, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KQQK (107.9 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KTJM (98.5 FM; PORT ARTHUR, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KTXB (89.7 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KVLU (91.3 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: LAMAR UNIVERSITY)
  • KTCX (102.5 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KYKZ (96.1 FM; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KBIU (103.7 FM; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • K277AG (103.3 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KZWA (104.9 FM; MOSS BLUFF, LA; Owner: B & C BROADCASTING, LTD.)

TV broadcast stations around Groves:

  • K09VO (Channel 9; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: BEAUMONT BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KBTV-TV (Channel 4; PORT ARTHUR, TX; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF BEAUMONT/PORT ARTHUR, L.L.C.)
  • KFDM-TV (Channel 6; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF TEXAS, INC.)
  • KITU (Channel 34; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION INC)
  • KBMT (Channel 12; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 12 OF BEAUMONT, INC.)
  • KJDF-LP (Channel 46; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: ARACELIS ORTIZ, EXECUTRIX OF THE ESTATE OF CARLOS ORTIZ)
  • KUIL-LP (Channel 64; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: BLUE BONNET COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KVHP (Channel 29; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: NATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KEBQ-LP (Channel 22; BEAUMONT-ORANGE, TX; Owner: WELLSPRINGS BEAUMONT TELEVISION, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Groves fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 22Number of bridges
  • 138m453ftTotal length
  • $332,000Total costs
  • 269,798Total average daily traffic
  • 22,821Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 181960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 12010-2015
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Groves, TX

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Groves)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

34 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • 6150 Short St (Lat: 29.944944 Lon: -93.918222), Call Sign: KKS631
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.250 MHz, 154.280 MHzGrant Date: 05/26/2012, Expiration Date: 08/04/2022Registrant: City Of Groves Fire Department, Groves, TX 77619, Phone: (409) 960-5761, Fax: (409) 960-5766, Email:
  • 5500 39th St (Lat: 29.956889 Lon: -93.932667), Call Sign: KNDK538, Licensee ID: L00114426
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.280 MHz, 155.340 MHz, 463.000 MHz, 463.025 MHz, 463.050 MHz, 463.075 MHz, 463.100 MHz, 463.125 MHz, 463.150 MHz, 463.175 MHzGrant Date: 10/17/2002, Expiration Date: 08/17/2012, Cancellation Date: 10/20/2012Registrant: Doctors Hospital Inc, 5500 39th St, Groves, TX 77619, Phone: (409) 962-5733
  • Lat: 29.965500 Lon: -93.925167, Call Sign: WPAX348
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.287 MHz, 466.287 MHzGrant Date: 08/23/2012, Expiration Date: 10/21/2022Registrant: Blooston, Mordkofsky, Dickens, Duffy & P, 2120 L Street, N.W., Suite 300, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 828-5536, Fax: (202) 828-5568, Email:
  • Hwy 66 And Hogaboom Rd (Lat: 29.962500 Lon: -93.925000), Type: Tower, Structure height: 66 m, Call Sign: KKW303
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.575 MHz, 451.575 MHzGrant Date: 12/21/2012, Expiration Date: 02/22/2023Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street, N.W., Suite 500 W, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4100, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • 415 M Se Of Fm 366 And 32nd St (Lat: 29.955694 Lon: -93.893806), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 43 m, Call Sign: WNXZ979
    Assigned Frequencies: 854.087 MHz, 854.487 MHz, 854.837 MHz, 855.387 MHz, 856.187 MHz, 856.512 MHz, 856.837 MHz, 857.187 MHz, 858.837 MHz, 859.837 MHzGrant Date: 11/16/2011, Expiration Date: 12/19/2021, Certifier: Roland J MendozaRegistrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street, Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001-4545, Phone: (202) 434-4100, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • GROVES MIDDLE SCHOOL, Lat: 29.944528 Lon: -93.924556, Call Sign: WQWF450
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.212 MHzGrant Date: 08/06/2015, Expiration Date: 08/06/2025, Certifier: Dale FontenotRegistrant: Innovation Wireless, 11869 Teale Street, Culver City, CA 90230, Phone: (888) 559-5565, Fax: (310) 482-3480, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

103 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Groves)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: PIPER AIRCRAFT INC PA 46-350P (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING TIO-540-AE2A (350 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 252MJ , Serial Number: 4636548, Year manufactured: 2012, Airworthiness Date: 07/16/2012
    Registrant (Corporation): Westwind Corp Dba, 4500 Main Ave, Groves, TX 77619
  • Aircraft: HALL FRANK FLIGHTSTAR II SC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582DCDI (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 91755 , Serial Number: 229, Year manufactured: 1998, Airworthiness Date: 07/19/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Bobby Dean Wohner, 6917 Terrell St, Groves, TX 77619
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 175 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR GO-300 SERIES (175 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9407B , Serial Number: 55207, Year manufactured: 1958, Airworthiness Date: 04/12/1958
    Registrant (Individual): Kerry P Lagleur, 6699 Jefferson St, Groves, TX 77619

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 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 ORIGINATED82$100,33647$86,391118$87,43135$42,89910$66,587
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$119,0163$192,6276$105,1635$28,7501$442,310
APPLICATIONS DENIED15$112,02712$84,02138$88,29232$48,1427$56,171
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$131,1935$98,28022$86,0344$43,9130$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$87,9733$133,5208$70,9861$9,8301$89,450

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0104.00 , 0105.00, 0106.00, 0107.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED17$119,2592$101,175
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$171,2621$129,770
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$81,9200$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$02$163,370
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0104.00 , 0105.00, 0106.00, 0107.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 124
  • Hazardous Condition: 86
  • Service Call: 1

Incident types - Groves

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Groves, TX

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Groves, Texas:

  • Americas Best Value Inn, 5201 E Parkway St, Groves, Texas 77619 , Phone: (409) 962-6611, Fax: (409) 962-8439
  • Executive Inn Motel, 5131 E Pkwy, Groves, Texas 77619 , Phone: (409) 962-5000, Fax: (409) 962-3714
  • Jonathon's Inn, 6259 Gulfway Dr, Groves, Texas 77619 , Phone: (409) 962-5499, Fax: (409) 962-3714
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Groves, Texas
Most common first names in Groves, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary12078.7 years
James11869.8 years
John11772.9 years
William8473.7 years
Robert8170.6 years
Charles6373.2 years
Joseph5871.3 years
George4175.3 years
Henry3576.0 years
Frank3376.2 years
Most common last names in Groves, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6177.5 years
Landry3878.6 years
Hebert3675.3 years
Brown3376.5 years
Jones3171.5 years
Broussard3174.4 years
Morgan3071.7 years
Johnson2875.8 years
Williams2575.1 years
Davis2473.3 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (61%)
  • Electricity (38%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
Businesses in Groves, TX
NameCountNameCount
Dairy Queen1Taco Bell1
Domino's Pizza1U-Haul2
Firestone Complete Auto Care1UPS1
McDonald's1Walgreens1
Popeyes1Wendy's1
Subway1

Groves compared to Texas state average:

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

Groves on our top lists:

  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of workers working at home, population 5,000+"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Bangladesh (population 500+)"
  • #89 (77619) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of French first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant adherents"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant congregations"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
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