Hempstead, Texas

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Population in 2014: 6,699 (95% urban, 5% rural). Population change since 2000: +42.8%
Males: 3,485  (52.0%)
Females: 3,214  (48.0%)
Median resident age:  23.6 years
Texas median age:  34.0 years

Zip codes: 77445.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $35,707 (it was $24,095 in 2000)
Hempstead:

$35,707
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $14,877 (it was $11,560 in 2000)

Hempstead city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $85,713 (it was $57,400 in 2000)
Hempstead:

$85,713
TX:

$132,000

Median gross rent in 2013: $780.

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  • Races in Hempstead, TX (2010)

    Hempstead races chart
    • 2,19538.0%Black alone
    • 2,15837.4%Hispanic
    • 1,29922.5%White alone
    • 410.7%Two or more races
    • 330.6%American Indian alone
    • 330.6%Asian alone
    • 80.1%Other race alone
    • 30.05%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Hempstead: 92.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (7.2%), Subsaharan African (2.0%), Irish (1.5%), United States (1.5%), Czech (1.2%), Polish (1.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 4.97 square miles.

Population density: 1,348 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: 72.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.1%
  • Unemployed: 5.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hempstead city:

  • Never married: 52.6%
  • Now married: 32.2%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 8.0%

665 residents are foreign born (10.0% Latin America).

This city:

10.8%
Texas:

16.5%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 42 registered sex offenders living in Hempstead, Texas as of December 04, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Hempstead to the number of sex offenders is 145 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,281 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,136 (1.7%)

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
  • 2013: 3 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 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 001010000
per 100,000 0.00.016.30.014.90.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0001300N/A6
per 100,000 0.00.00.015.744.60.00.0N/A92.6
Robberies 71421065485
per 100,000 142.9242.232.5157.189.184.967.0129.377.1
Assaults 201529212715141057
per 100,000 408.2259.5471.3329.8401.1254.6234.6161.6879.4
Burglaries 6510863796175487297
per 100,000 1,326.51,868.51,023.91,240.8906.11,273.1804.31,163.71,496.5
Thefts 86124147126159118112134121
per 100,000 1,755.12,145.32,389.11,979.02,361.92,003.11,876.72,165.81,866.7
Auto thefts 2231192321611138
per 100,000 449.0536.3308.8361.2311.9101.9184.3210.1123.4
Arson 221122202
per 100,000 40.834.616.315.729.734.033.50.030.9
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.7) 336.7399.8341.9333.7369.7264.2221.9266.5481.3

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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 Hempstead detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 19 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.47
Texas average:

2.02

Hempstead tourist attractions:

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.8%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,084 (+30.1%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (31%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)

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 schools in Hempstead:

  • HEMPSTEAD H S (Students: 406, Location: 801 DONAHO, Grades: 9-12)
  • CALVIN NELMS - NORTHWEST (Location: 1346 WILKINS ST, Grades: KG-12, Charter school)

Public elementary/middle schools in Hempstead:

Private elementary/middle school in Hempstead:

  • COMMUNITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 85, Location: 1016 6TH ST, Grades: PK-5)
See full list of schools located in Hempstead

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 2013 was 84.1. This is about average.

City:

84.1
U.S.:

74.7

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 4.73. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 24.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.73
U.S.:

6.40

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 24.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.3
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.:

20.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 36.7%
(5.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 44.1% for Black residents, 51.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 71.8% 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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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 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.5
Texas average:

14.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,03531
Catholic4,6312
Mainline Protestant1,92814
Other1,2683
Black Protestant6824
None28,661-
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: 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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Hempstead:

47.2%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Hempstead:

45.2%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Hempstead:

29.2
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.8%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

12.5%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Hempstead:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.0%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
Hempstead:

53.3%
State:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

81.3%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Hempstead, 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
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 ($26.42)
    Sewerage: $60,000 ($8.96)
    Fire Protection: $37,000 ($5.52)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $5,132,000 ($766.08)
    Financial Administration: $467,000 ($69.71)
    Solid Waste Management: $421,000 ($62.85)
    Police Protection: $358,000 ($53.44)
    Water Utilities: $111,000 ($16.57)
    Sewerage: $100,000 ($14.93)
    Regular Highways: $71,000 ($10.60)
    Parks & Recreation: $17,000 ($2.54)
    Fire Protection: $5,000 ($0.75)
    General - Other: $0 ($0.00)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $118,000 ($17.61)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $46,000 ($6.87)
    Fire Protection: $34,000 ($5.08)
    Financial Administration: $18,000 ($2.69)
    Regular Highways: $15,000 ($2.24)
    Police Protection: $12,000 ($1.79)
    Parks & Recreation: $5,000 ($0.75)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,890,000 ($282.13)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $429,000 ($64.04)
    Sewerage: $308,000 ($45.98)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $5,000 ($0.75)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $277,000 ($41.35)
    Interest Earnings: $75,000 ($11.20)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $4,674,000 ($697.72)
    Water Utilities: $393,000 ($58.67)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $510,000 ($76.13)
    Property: $410,000 ($61.20)
    Other Selective Sales: $260,000 ($38.81)
    Public Utilities: $37,000 ($5.52)
    NEC: $20,000 ($2.99)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,905,000 ($284.37)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,708,000 ($254.96)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $197,000 ($29.41)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,190,000 ($326.91)

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)
Hempstead fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Hempstead fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 373m1,224ftTotal length
  • $1,379,000Total costs
  • 32,430Total average daily traffic
  • 4,390Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Hempstead, TX)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

16 (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:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20E (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1995Y , Serial Number: 282, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 03/18/1964
    Registrant (Individual): Eduardo Bautista, 19613 Frey Rd, Hempstead, TX 77445
  • Aircraft: ROCKWELL INTERNATIONAL 114A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5890N , Serial Number: 14504, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 03/05/1979
    Registrant (Corporation): Command Aviation LLC, Po Box 538, Hempstead, TX 77445
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172N (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 738RL , Serial Number: 17270177, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 01/12/1978
    Registrant (Individual): Eduardo Bautista, 19613 Frey Rd, Hempstead, TX 77445
  • Aircraft: GRUMMAN AMERICAN AVN. CORP. AA-1B (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 100 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8983L , Serial Number: AA1B-0433, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 07/03/1974
    Registrant (Individual): Scott A Egesdahl, 29090 W Lake Dr, Hempstead, TX 77445
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-160 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9591D , Serial Number: 22-6498, Year manufactured: 1958, Airworthiness Date: 11/21/1958
    Registrant (Individual): Mark Herrington, 19403 Scruggs Rd, Hempstead, TX 77445

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

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

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (67%)
  • Utility gas (26%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Other fuel (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
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

Hempstead compared to Texas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.

Hempstead on our top lists:

  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Retail trade (population 5,000+)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Construction and extraction occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 100 high-educated but low-earning cities"
There are 9 pilots and 8 other airmen in this city.
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