Hempstead, Texas

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Population in 2013: 6,343 (95% urban, 5% rural). Population change since 2000: +35.2%
Males: 3,089  (48.7%)
Females: 3,254  (51.3%)
Median resident age:  27.9 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 77445.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $35,287 (it was $24,095 in 2000)
Hempstead:

$35,287
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $15,611 (it was $11,560 in 2000)

Hempstead city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $96,900 (it was $57,400 in 2000)
Hempstead:

$96,900
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $79,624; Detached houses: $88,791; Mobile homes: $63,155

Median gross rent in 2012: $784.

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Hempstead races chart
  • Black alone - 2,195 (38.0%)
  • Hispanic - 2,158 (37.4%)
  • White alone - 1,299 (22.5%)
  • Two or more races - 41 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 33 (0.6%)
  • Asian alone - 33 (0.6%)
  • Other race alone - 8 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 3 (0.05%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Hempstead: 91.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (8.8%), Subsaharan African (3.2%), Irish (2.7%), United States (2.2%), Polish (1.8%), English (1.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 4.97 square miles.

Population density: 1,276 people per square mile   (low).

Hempstead,TX real estate house value index trend

Hempstead, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Hempstead:

  • High school or higher: 75.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
  • Unemployed: 5.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hempstead city:

  • Never married: 45.1%
  • Now married: 35.9%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

851 residents are foreign born

This city:  14.1%
Texas:  16.4%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 41 registered sex offenders living in Hempstead, Texas as of May 07, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Hempstead to the number of sex offenders is 149 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,515 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $839 (1.6%)

Hempstead satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Northwest Harris, TX (31.4 miles , pop. 405,444).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (47.6 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Pine Island, TX (2.0 miles ), Prairie View, TX (2.3 miles ), Waller, TX (3.1 miles ), Washington-Chappell Hill, TX (3.5 miles ), Bellville, TX (3.8 miles ), Todd Mission, TX (4.4 miles) , Brenham, TX (4.4 miles ), Pattison, TX (4.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $83,700
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $57,500
  • 1999: 10 buildings, average cost: $92,000
  • 2000: 7 buildings, average cost: $87,400
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $90,200
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $89,300
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $89,700
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $89,700
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $89,700
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $89,700
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $89,700
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $89,700
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $89,700
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $89,700
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $89,700
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $89,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 30.09 N, Longitude: 96.08 W

Area code: 979

Hempstead household income distribution Hempstead home values distribution

Crime rates in Hempstead by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2011 2012
Murders 00010100
per 100,000 0.00.00.016.30.014.90.00.0
Rapes 00001300
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.015.744.60.00.0
Robberies 18714210654
per 100,000 375.2142.9242.232.5157.189.184.967.0
Assaults 1520152921271514
per 100,000 312.7408.2259.5471.3329.8401.1254.6234.6
Burglaries 59651086379617548
per 100,000 1229.91326.51868.51023.91240.8906.11273.1804.3
Thefts 9386124147126159118112
per 100,000 1938.71755.12145.32389.11979.02361.92003.11876.7
Auto thefts 82231192321611
per 100,000 166.8449.0536.3308.8361.2311.9101.9184.3
Arson 12211222
per 100,000 20.840.834.616.315.729.734.033.5
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 304.8) 366.5336.7399.8341.9333.7369.7264.2221.9

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

Crime rate in Hempstead detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 21 (18 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.02
Texas average:

1.95

Hempstead tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.7%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,084 (+30.1%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (6%)
  • Educational services (28%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (9%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)

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

Average climate in Hempstead, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Hempstead-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 57% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/14/1957, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.2 miles away from the Hempstead city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 6/5/1950, a category F3 tornado 5.3 miles away from the city center injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hempstead-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 151.6 miles away from the city center
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 342.8 miles away from Hempstead 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 435.7 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 388.2 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 142.9 miles away from Hempstead 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 143.6 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 Waller County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Fires: 4, Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hempstead topographic map

Birthplace of: Norris Wright Cuney - Politician, Terrence Toliver - Player of football, Buster Pickens - Blues pianist, Harvey Williams (American football) - Football player, Pat Newnam - Baseball player, Tyrone Nelson - College basketball player (New Mexico State Aggies).

Hospitals and medical centers in Hempstead:

  • MEMORIAL HOSP OF WALLER CO (926 6TH ST BOX 965)
  • FAITH AND CARE HOME HEALTH AGENCY INC (845 1ST STREET)
  • PRIME CARE MEDICAL SERVICES (900 12TH STREET)
  • THE RETIREMENT CARE CENTER OF HEMPSTEAD (1111 SAN ANTONIO ST)

Airports and other landing facilities located in Hempstead:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hempstead:

  • Prairie View A & M University (about 6 miles; Prairie View, TX; Full-time enrollment: 7,517)
  • Blinn College (about 21 miles; Brenham, TX; FT enrollment: 8,959)
  • Lone Star College System (about 36 miles; The Woodlands, TX; FT enrollment: 45,205)
  • Texas A & M University-College Station (about 40 miles; College Station, TX; FT enrollment: 46,550)
  • Universal Technical Institute of Texas Inc. (about 41 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 3,236)
  • Houston Baptist University (about 44 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 2,340)
  • The Art Institute of Houston (about 46 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 2,429)

Public high school in Hempstead:

Public elementary/middle schools in Hempstead:

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Library in Hempstead:

  • WALLER COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $291,546; Location: 2331 11TH ST; 59,603 books; 2,900 audio materials; 3,830 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 50 state licensed databases; 22 print serial subscriptions; 2 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Hempstead: Waller County Courthouse (A), Texas Highway Patrol Division (B), Waller County Sheriff's Office (C), Hempstead Police Department (D), Waller County Emergency Management Services (E), Hempstead Volunteer Fire Department (F), Frontier Emergency Medical Service (G), Waller County Volunteer Emergency Medical Service (H), Primecare Medical Services (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Hempstead: Saint Bartholomews Episcopal Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Brenham Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Courts: Hempstead-City - Municipal Court (1015 11th Street), Waller-County - County Court At Law (836 Austin Street).

Waller 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 104. This is worse than average.

City:

104
U.S.:

74

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 4.96. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 24.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.96
U.S.:

6.58

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 25.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 17.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.0
U.S.:

20.2

Drinking water stations with addresses in Hempstead and their reported violations in the past:

CYPRESS GUN & RIFLE CLUB (Population served: 275, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 13 routine major monitoring violations
RED OAK RANCH RV PARK (Population served: 240, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In FEB-01-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-26-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-26-2012), St Compliance achieved (OCT-15-2012)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In SEP-01-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-31-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-31-2011), St Compliance achieved (OCT-15-2012)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUN-2008, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2009)
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 minor monitoring violations
KROLCZYK MEATS & DRIVE IN (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
HILL COUNTRY BBQ (Population served: 133, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
BFT FAMILY TRAILER PARK (Population served: 45, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-01-2014, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-31-2014), St Compliance achieved (FEB-28-2014), St AO (w/penalty) issued (JUL-05-2014)
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In SEP-29-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-31-2014), St Compliance achieved (MAR-11-2014), St AO (w/penalty) issued (JUL-05-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-20-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-20-2014), St Public Notif received (JUN-19-2014), St AO (w/penalty) issued (JUL-05-2014), St Compliance achieved (JUL-17-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-31-2014), St AO (w/penalty) issued (JUL-05-2014), St Compliance achieved (JUL-17-2014)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-19-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-19-2013), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-31-2014), St Compliance achieved (FEB-28-2014), St AO (w/penalty) issued (JUL-05-2014)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 7 other older monitoring violations
THE THIRSTY PARROT BAR & GRILL (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2009), St Public Notif requested (JUL-28-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-28-2009)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 25.4%
(6.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.0% for Black residents, 32.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 3.1% for other race residents, 88.9% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.8 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  67.7%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.5%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Hempstead in 2010:

  • 73 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 37 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 20 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Hempstead in 2000:

  • 78 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 66 people in nursing homes
  • 6 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Hempstead, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Hempstead compared to Texas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.

Banks with branches in Hempstead (2011 data):

  • Trustmark National Bank: Hempstead Branch at 840 13th Street, branch established on 1993/01/04. Info updated 2012/03/26: Bank assets: $9,612.1 mil, Deposits: $7,410.1 mil, headquarters in Jackson, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 186 total offices, Holding Company: Trustmark Corporation
  • Prosperity Bank: Hempstead Branch at 1250 Austin Street, branch established on 1906/01/20. 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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (66%)
  • Utility gas (28%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Hempstead city (based on Waller County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 33.25%
Here: 33.2%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChurches of Christ
Adherents44.2%25.8%14.1%7.4%3.1%
Congregations33.3%5.1%25.6%5.1%10.3%
NameEpiscopal ChurchLutheran ChurchSeventh-Day Adventist Church USA National Primitive Baptist ConventionOther
Adherents2.2%1.4%0.7%0.6%0.5%
Congregations5.1%2.6%2.6%5.1%5.1%
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: 6
Waller County:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Waller County:

1.12 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 24
Waller County:

6.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
Here:

4.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.6%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Waller County:

30.3%
Texas:

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

12.9%
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
Financial Administration 14$42,163$36,1400$0
Other Government Administration 1$7,528$90,3360$0
Judicial and Legal 3$6,283$25,1320$0
Police Protection - Officers 17$73,742$52,0530$0
Streets and Highways 7$15,564$26,6810$0
Sewerage 5$12,775$30,6600$0
Parks and Recreation 2$4,734$28,4040$0
Water Supply 3$12,753$51,0120$0
Electric Power 4$18,257$54,7710$0
Gas Supply 2$3,815$22,8900$0
Other and Unallocable 8$22,040$33,0600$0
Totals for Government 66$219,654$39,9370$0

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $177,000 ($27.90)
    Sewerage: $60,000 ($9.46)
    Fire Protection: $37,000 ($5.83)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $5,132,000 ($809.08)
    Financial Administration: $467,000 ($73.62)
    Solid Waste Management: $421,000 ($66.37)
    Police Protection: $358,000 ($56.44)
    Water Utilities: $111,000 ($17.50)
    Sewerage: $100,000 ($15.77)
    Regular Highways: $71,000 ($11.19)
    Parks & Recreation: $17,000 ($2.68)
    Fire Protection: $5,000 ($0.79)
    General - Other: $0 ($0.00)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $118,000 ($18.60)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $46,000 ($7.25)
    Fire Protection: $34,000 ($5.36)
    Financial Administration: $18,000 ($2.84)
    Regular Highways: $15,000 ($2.36)
    Police Protection: $12,000 ($1.89)
    Parks & Recreation: $5,000 ($0.79)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,890,000 ($297.97)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $429,000 ($67.63)
    Sewerage: $308,000 ($48.56)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $5,000 ($0.79)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $277,000 ($43.67)
    Interest Earnings: $75,000 ($11.82)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $4,674,000 ($736.88)
    Water Utilities: $393,000 ($61.96)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $510,000 ($80.40)
    Property: $410,000 ($64.64)
    Other Selective Sales: $260,000 ($40.99)
    Public Utilities: $37,000 ($5.83)
    NEC: $20,000 ($3.15)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,905,000 ($300.33)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,708,000 ($269.27)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $197,000 ($31.06)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,190,000 ($345.26)

9.55% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,430 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.55%
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 Harris County, TX  4.59% ($48,042 average AGI)
from Montgomery County, TX  0.82% ($35,228)
from Fort Bend County, TX  0.57% ($44,914)


9.95% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,693 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.95%
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 Harris County, TX  4.70% ($34,521 average AGI)
to Montgomery County, TX  0.65% ($64,691)
to Austin County, TX  0.50% ($30,677)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hempstead:

  • KSEV (700 AM; 15 kW; TOMBALL, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)
  • KWBC (1550 AM; 5 kW; NAVASOTA, TX)
  • KEYH (850 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KKHT (1070 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KJOJ (880 AM; 10 kW; CONROE, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KREH (900 AM; 5 kW; PECAN GROVE, TX)
  • KZNE (1150 AM; 10 kW; COLLEGE STATION, TX; Owner: BRYAN BROADCASTING LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • KILT (610 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • WTAW (1620 AM; 10 kW; COLLEGE STATION, TX; Owner: BRYAN BROADCASTING LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • KLAT (1010 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))

Strongest FM radio stations in Hempstead:

  • KPVU (91.3 FM; PRAIRIE VIEW, TX; Owner: PRAIRIE VIEW A & M UNIVERSITY)
  • KEZB (105.3 FM; HEMPSTEAD, TX; Owner: FARMERS COMMUNICATIONS)
  • KBXX (97.9 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KHJZ-FM (95.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KHMX (96.5 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KILT-FM (100.3 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KKBQ-FM (92.9 FM; PASADENA, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KLOL (101.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KODA (99.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTBZ-FM (94.5 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRBE (104.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KMJQ (102.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KKRW (93.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KHPT (106.9 FM; CONROE, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KUHF (88.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON SYSTEM)
  • KHCB-FM (105.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: HOUSTON CHRISTIAN BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KULF (94.1 FM; BRENHAM, TX; Owner: FORT BEND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K259AH (91.9 FM; BRENHAM, TX; Owner: THE KSBJ EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • KPFT (90.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • KMBV (92.5 FM; NAVASOTA, TX; Owner: FORT BEND BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Hempstead:

  • KBTX-TV (Channel 3; BRYAN, TX; Owner: KWTX-KBTX LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KHOU-TV (Channel 11; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KHOU-TV, L.P.)
  • KPRC-TV (Channel 2; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, HOUSTON, LP)
  • K35DI (Channel 35; SOMERVILLE, TX; Owner: GERALD BENAVIDES)
  • KPXB (Channel 49; CONROE, TX; Owner: PAXSON HOUSTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • KFTH (Channel 67; ALVIN, TX; Owner: TELEFUTURA HOUSTON LLC)
  • KTBU (Channel 55; CONROE, TX; Owner: HUMANITY INTERESTED MEDIA, INC.)
  • KTXH (Channel 20; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KRIV (Channel 26; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KHWB (Channel 39; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KHWB, INC.)
  • KNWS-TV (Channel 51; KATY, TX; Owner: JOHNSON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KYLE (Channel 28; BRYAN, TX; Owner: COMCORP OF BRYAN LICENSE CORP.)
  • KTRK-TV (Channel 13; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KTRK TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KXLN-TV (Channel 45; ROSENBERG, TX; Owner: KXLN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KZJL (Channel 61; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KZJL LICENSE CORP.)
  • KETH (Channel 14; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TV, INC.)
  • KUHT (Channel 8; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON SYSTEM)
  • KVDO-LP (Channel 69; CLEAR LAKE, TX; Owner: FAR EASTERN TELECASTERS)
  • KBPX-LP (Channel 33; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • KHMV-LP (Channel 28; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF THE GULF COAST, A CALIFORNIA LP)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Hempstead, Texas:
  • Fatal accident count: 12
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 13
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 12
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 27
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Texas average:
  • Fatal accident count: 177
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 268
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 51
  • Fatalities: 194
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 461
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 26
See more detailed statistics of Hempstead fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 362 meters (1,188ft)
Total costs: $1,369,000
Total average daily traffic: 10,900
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,417
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 15,260

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Lewisville Rd .9 M W St Hwy 59 (Lat: 30.066889 Lon: -96.112194), Type: Tower, Structure height: 147 m, Overall height: 153 m, Call Sign: WPHB640
    Assigned Frequencies: 929.862 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/17/2000, Expiration Date: 07/17/2010, Cancellation Date: 07/09/2001, Certifier: Donna Comer
    Registrant: Paging Network Of America Inc, 1500 International Pkwy, Suite 300, Richardson, TX 75081, Phone: (972) 801-0304, Fax: (972) 801-0330
  • .9 Mi W Of Hwy 159 2.8 Mi Sw (Lat: 30.067167 Lon: -96.112194), Type: Tower, Structure height: 146 m, Overall height: 152 m, Call Sign: WPJX331
    Assigned Frequencies: 929.387 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/02/1996, Expiration Date: 12/02/2006, Cancellation Date: 04/05/2004, Certifier: Paul H Kuzia
    Registrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 2300 N Street, N.W., 7th Floor, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Corner Of Allen St And 25th St (Lat: 30.090222 Lon: -96.094417), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91 m, Overall height: 97 m, Call Sign: KJN657
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.270 MHz, 159.270 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/06/2004, Expiration Date: 04/30/2014, Certifier: Rodney Schwarzlose
    Registrant: Tpwd, 4200 Smith School Rd, Austin, TX 78744, Phone: (512) 389-4965, Fax: (512) 389-8081, Email:
  • Cor Of Allen And 25th St (Lat: 30.090222 Lon: -96.094417), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91 m, Overall height: 97 m, Call Sign: WPBP870
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.225 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/03/2003, Expiration Date: 11/17/2013, Cancellation Date: 05/17/2012, Certifier: Orville Richardson
    Registrant: Texas Forest Service, Lufkin, TX 75902, Phone: (936) 639-8140, Fax: (936) 639-8138, Email:
  • N Of St Mary & 11th St (Lat: 30.105500 Lon: -96.079972), Call Sign: WNLW738, Licensee ID: L00050824
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.475 MHz, 462.475 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/18/2002, Expiration Date: 01/13/2013, Cancellation Date: 04/17/2007
    Registrant: Sprint Communications Company, LP, 2001 Edmund Halley Drive, Reston, VA 20191, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4035
  • Lat: 30.090556 Lon: -96.078056, Call Sign: WPSS710
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.337 MHz, 464.562 MHz, 466.337 MHz, 469.562 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/25/2001, Expiration Date: 07/25/2011, Cancellation Date: 09/24/2011, Certifier: Mark Olson
    Registrant: Advanced Wireless Communications, Northfield, MN 55057, Phone: (507) 645-5852, Fax: (507) 645-5905
  • 1125 Austin Street (Lat: 30.097167 Lon: -96.080806), Type: Nntann, Structure height: 18.3 m, Overall height: 24.4 m, Call Sign: WQAS796
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.175 MHz, 154.280 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/30/2004, Expiration Date: 01/26/2005, Cancellation Date: 04/02/2005, Certifier: L. J Lecamu Jr
    Registrant: Hempstead Fire Department, Navasota, TX 77868, Phone: (936) 825-6124, Fax: (936) 825-7280, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Hempstead)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

11 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Hempstead)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$160,7802$132,8651$18,690
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$238,2901$21,660
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$108,2000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 6805.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2007
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$133,280
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2007 2005 2004 2003

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 6805.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 34
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Incident types - Hempstead

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Hempstead, TX
Businesses in Hempstead, TX
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Long John Silver's1
AutoZone1McDonald's2
Dairy Queen1Pizza Hut1
Dennys1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx2Subway1
H&R Block1Super 81
Jack In The Box1U-Haul1
La-Z-Boy1UPS1
Lane Furniture1Walmart1
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