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Population in 2010: 347. Population change since 2000: -46.2%
Males: 164  (47.4%)
Females: 183  (52.6%)

Median resident age:  45.6 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 77448, 77488.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $58,287 (it was $46,544 in 2000)
Hungerford:

$58,287
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,076

Hungerford CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $46,944 (it was $30,000 in 2000)
Hungerford:

$46,944
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $46,582; Detached houses: $50,802; Townhouses or other attached units: $41,302; Mobile homes: $30,791
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  • Black alone - 134 (38.6%)
  • White alone - 133 (38.3%)
  • Hispanic - 77 (22.2%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (0.6%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.3%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Hungerford: 100.5 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (50.0%), Italian (20.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 1.83 square miles.

Population density: 189 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Hungerford:

  • Unemployed: 7.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 39.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hungerford CDP:

  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 0.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 100.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Hungerford, Texas as of September 19, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Hungerford to the number of sex offenders is 58 to 1.


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sugar Land, TX (31.1 miles , pop. 63,328).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Houston, TX (48.7 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Kendleton, TX (2.4 miles ), Wharton, TX (2.4 miles ), Northeast Wharton, TX (2.4 miles) , East Bernard, TX (3.0 miles ), Iago, TX (3.3 miles) , Beasley, TX (3.4 miles ), Boling-Iago, TX (3.5 miles ), Boling, TX (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 29.40 N, Longitude: 96.08 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 979

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.4%
Texas:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (35%)
  • Metal and metal products (11%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (9%)
  • Wood products (7%)
  • Plastics and rubber products (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Food and beverage stores (6%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Health care (18%)
  • Food and beverage stores (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (11%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (8%)
  • Construction (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (11%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (8%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (8%)
  • Top executives (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (10%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (9%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (9%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (8%)
  • Bus drivers (8%)

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Tornado activity:

Hungerford-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 127% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1961, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 0.2 miles away from the Hungerford place center injured one person.

On 4/19/1965, a category F3 tornado 5.8 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured 3 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Wharton County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Fires: 2, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Hungerford:

  • WHARTON NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; WHARTON, TX)
  • AVALON PLACE WHARTON (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; WHARTON, TX)
  • WHARTON MANOR (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; WHARTON, TX)

Political contributions by individuals in Hungerford, TX

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hungerford:

  • Wharton County Junior College (about 6 miles; Wharton, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,960)
  • Houston Baptist University (about 40 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 2,137)
  • University of Phoenix-Houston Campus (about 40 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 2,987)
  • The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (about 46 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 2,761)
  • Rice University (about 47 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 5,451)
  • Prairie View A & M University (about 49 miles; Prairie View, TX; FT enrollment: 6,665)
  • Houston Community College (about 49 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 16,821)

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

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 100.0%

Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  70.5%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  1.5%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Hungerford, TX

21 people in residential treatment centers for adults in 2010
132 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse in 2000

Hungerford compared to Texas state average:

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


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Hungerford travel time to work - commute


Hungerford mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (58%)
  • Electricity (42%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Hungerford CDP (based on Wharton County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 76.88%
Here76.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChurches of Christ
Adherents60.2%20.4%7.2%3.5%1.9%
Congregations16.4%24.6%14.8%6.6%6.6%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Lutheran ChurchAssemblies of GodChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Other
Adherents1.8%1.1%1.0%0.6%2.4%
Congregations3.3%1.6%8.2%3.3%14.8%
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: 8
Wharton County:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 10
This county:

2.46 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
Wharton County:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 23
This county:

5.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Wharton County:

10.3%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Wharton County:

30.5%
State:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

19.6%
State:

15.7%

5.03% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,493 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.03%
Texas average:

8.37%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Fort Bend County, TX  0.87% ($36,154 average AGI)
from Harris County, TX  0.78% ($27,404)
from Matagorda County, TX  0.41% ($34,035)


6.05% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,616 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.05%
Texas average:

7.44%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Fort Bend County, TX  1.22% ($40,805 average AGI)
to Harris County, TX  1.05% ($35,074)
to Matagorda County, TX  0.47% ($29,657)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hungerford:

  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)
  • KREH (900 AM; 5 kW; PECAN GROVE, TX)
  • KEYH (850 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KRTX (980 AM; 5 kW; ROSENBURG/RICHMOND, TX)
  • KANI (1500 AM; 1 kW; WHARTON, TX; Owner: MARTIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KSEV (700 AM; 15 kW; TOMBALL, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KTMR (1130 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EDNA, TX; Owner: SIGA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • KKHT (1070 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLAT (1010 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))

Strongest FM radio stations in Hungerford:

  • KRBE (104.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • 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)
  • KKRW (93.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KUHF (88.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON SYSTEM)
  • KHCB-FM (105.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: HOUSTON CHRISTIAN BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KMJQ (102.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KLDE (107.5 FM; LAKE JACKSON, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KIOX-FM (96.9 FM; EL CAMPO, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KXGJ (101.7 FM; BAY CITY, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KPTY (104.9 FM; MISSOURI CITY, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KRTS (92.1 FM; SEABROOK, TX; Owner: KRTS, INC.)
  • K208DK (89.5 FM; EL CAMPO, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL EVANGELISM)

TV broadcast stations around Hungerford:

  • KHOU-TV (Channel 11; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KHOU-TV, L.P.)
  • KPRC-TV (Channel 2; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, HOUSTON, LP)
  • KTBU (Channel 55; CONROE, TX; Owner: HUMANITY INTERESTED MEDIA, INC.)
  • KPXB (Channel 49; CONROE, TX; Owner: PAXSON HOUSTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • KTXH (Channel 20; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KFTH (Channel 67; ALVIN, TX; Owner: TELEFUTURA HOUSTON LLC)
  • KNWS-TV (Channel 51; KATY, TX; Owner: JOHNSON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXLN-TV (Channel 45; ROSENBERG, TX; Owner: KXLN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KHWB (Channel 39; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KHWB, INC.)
  • KZJL (Channel 61; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KZJL LICENSE CORP.)
  • KETH (Channel 14; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TV, INC.)
  • KRIV (Channel 26; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KTRK-TV (Channel 13; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KTRK TELEVISION, 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.)
  • KJIB-LP (Channel 5; CLEAR LAKE CITY, TX; Owner: FAR EASTERN TELECASTERS)
  • KHMV-LP (Channel 28; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF THE GULF COAST, A CALIFORNIA LP)
  • KAZH (Channel 57; BAYTOWN, TX; Owner: KAZH LICENSE, LLC)
  • KTMD (Channel 48; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF TEXAS PARTNERSHIP, LP)
  • KVIT-LP (Channel 28; VICTORIA, TX; Owner: CLUB COMMUNICATIONS)
  • KLTJ (Channel 22; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
Hungerford, Texas:
  • Fatal accident count: 11
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 13
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 3
  • Fatalities: 16
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 31
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Texas average:
  • Fatal accident count: 180
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 273
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 52
  • Fatalities: 197
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 468
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 26
See more detailed statistics of Hungerford fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Hungerford)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Hwy 60 (Lat: 29.441917 Lon: -96.039111), Type: Tower, Structure height: 235 m, Call Sign: WPKF516
    Assigned Frequencies: 929.912 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/06/1997, Expiration Date: 02/06/2007, Cancellation Date: 03/09/2005, Certifier: Joe Walters
    Registrant: Trott Communications Group Inc, 1425 Greenway Dr Ste 350, Irving, TX 75038, Fax: (214) 580-0641

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 3.2 Mi W (Lat: 29.403306 Lon: -96.128861), Type: Tower, Structure height: 87 m, Overall height: 90 m, Call Sign: KKF211
    Assigned Frequencies: 33.3000 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/30/2005, Expiration Date: 10/17/2015, Certifier: Christopher Kinney
    Registrant: Kinder Morgan, Inc., 370 Van Gordon St., Lakewood, CO 80228, Phone: (866) 775-5785, Email:
  • Int Us Hwy 59 & Tx Hwy 60 (Lat: 29.397750 Lon: -96.082472), Call Sign: KJZ559, Licensee ID: L00081071
    Assigned Frequencies: 31.8800 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/21/2001, Expiration Date: 12/21/2011, Cancellation Date: 02/25/2012
    Registrant: J D Hudgins Inc, Hungerford, TX 77448, Phone: (409) 532-1352
  • Lat: 29.433694 Lon: -96.037861, Call Sign: WQRA531
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.287 MHz, 466.250 MHz, 463.250 MHz, 463.500 MHz, 451.187 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/04/2013, Expiration Date: 04/04/2023, Certifier: William Ruder
    Registrant: Two Way Direct, 701 Palomar Airport Road Ste 300, Carlsbad, CA 92011, Phone: (888) 742-5893, Fax: (877) 694-6603, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • STATION, 3.2 Mi W (Lat: 29.403333 Lon: -96.128889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 86.9 m, Overall height: 89.9 m, Call Sign: WNEK729
    Assigned Frequencies: 955.200 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/14/2000, Expiration Date: 11/21/2010, Cancellation Date: 04/20/2005
    Registrant: Utility Telecom Consulting Group, Inc., 1554 St. Paul Street, Denver, CO 80206, Phone: (303) 840-2878, Fax: (303) 840-1028, Email:
  • Garcia Neil, Lat: 29.406667 Lon: -96.014722, Type: Bant, Structure height: 3 m, Call Sign: WQMI310
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/13/2010, Expiration Date: 08/13/2020, Certifier: Janie Leblanc
    Registrant: Skynet Communications, Houston, TX 77218, Phone: (281) 293-7900, Email:
  • Ploman Seth, Lat: 29.412500 Lon: -96.012778, Type: Bant, Structure height: 3 m, Call Sign: WQMI310
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/13/2010, Expiration Date: 08/13/2020, Certifier: Janie Leblanc
    Registrant: Skynet Communications, Houston, TX 77218, Phone: (281) 293-7900, Email:
  • STATION, 3.2 Mi W (Lat: 29.403278 Lon: -96.128833), Overall height: 89.9 m, Call Sign: KKH58
    Assigned Frequencies: 6805.00 MHz, 6745.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/09/2011, Expiration Date: 07/09/2021, Certifier: Christopher Kinney
    Registrant: Kinder Morgan, Inc., 370 Van Gordon St., Lakewood, CO 80228, Phone: (866) 775-5785, Email:



Most common first names in Hungerford, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary678.5 years
Frank583.4 years
Annie479.8 years
Marie386.3 years
Ella282.5 years
David257.0 years
Charlie276.0 years
Jack269.5 years
Elsie271.0 years
Emil284.5 years
Most common last names in Hungerford, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Macha881.9 years
Whalon872.8 years
Holmes664.8 years
Hudgins584.4 years
Jackson489.7 years
Moore464.0 years
Forgason384.0 years
Garza379.3 years
Calhoun374.1 years
Greenwood370.3 years

Hungerford on our top lists:

  • #22 on the list of "Top 100 cities with lowest ratio of median house value to median household income"
  • #25 (77488) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Czech first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #66 (77448) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Czechoslovakian first ancestries"
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