Huntsville, Texas

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Population in 2017: 41,277 (95% urban, 5% rural).
Population change since 2000: +17.7%
 
Males: 25,363  (61.4%)
Females: 15,914  (38.6%)
Median resident age:

29.4 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 77320, 77340, 77342.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $35,221 (it was $27,075 in 2000)
Huntsville:

$35,221
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $16,627 (it was $13,576 in 2000)

Huntsville city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $180,657 (it was $78,200 in 2000)
Huntsville:

$180,657
TX:

$172,200

Median gross rent in 2017: $842.

March 2019 cost of living index in Huntsville: 84.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 36.4%
(30.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 45.0% for Black residents, 43.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 67.2% for other race residents, 16.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Huntsville, TX (2017)
    • 20,85349.1%White alone
    • 11,64727.4%Black alone
    • 8,28819.5%Hispanic
    • 9162.2%Asian alone
    • 3430.8%Two or more races
    • 280.07%American Indian alone
    • 230.05%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 134 registered sex offenders living in Huntsville, Texas as of August 06, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Huntsville is 312 to 1.


Crime rates in Huntsville by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(5.3)
1
(2.6)
0
(0.0)
3
(7.7)
2
(5.2)
1
(2.5)
1
(2.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.5)
2
(4.9)
1
(2.4)
1
(2.4)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
7
(19.2)
8
(21.2)
14
(36.9)
13
(34.1)
12
(30.9)
13
(34.0)
16
(40.7)
28
(71.4)
22
(55.0)
37
(92.4)
33
(80.8)
27
(65.2)
23
(55.2)
14
(33.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
29
(79.6)
39
(103.3)
44
(116.1)
35
(91.9)
49
(126.0)
47
(122.8)
24
(61.0)
13
(33.1)
22
(55.0)
24
(59.9)
33
(80.8)
26
(62.8)
24
(57.6)
16
(38.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
99
(271.8)
93
(246.4)
109
(287.6)
128
(336.0)
124
(319.0)
97
(253.4)
147
(373.5)
160
(407.7)
169
(422.6)
149
(372.0)
117
(286.3)
120
(289.9)
112
(269.0)
104
(249.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
269
(738.4)
176
(466.4)
207
(546.1)
238
(624.7)
289
(743.4)
283
(739.4)
269
(683.5)
263
(670.2)
241
(602.7)
183
(456.8)
153
(374.4)
139
(335.8)
102
(245.0)
103
(247.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,058
(2,904)
823
(2,181)
788
(2,079)
883
(2,318)
1,066
(2,742)
845
(2,208)
750
(1,906)
740
(1,886)
798
(1,995)
718
(1,792)
656
(1,605)
556
(1,343)
485
(1,165)
510
(1,224)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
77
(211.4)
58
(153.7)
53
(139.8)
68
(178.5)
52
(133.8)
46
(120.2)
26
(66.1)
35
(89.2)
39
(97.5)
55
(137.3)
59
(144.4)
50
(120.8)
88
(211.4)
53
(127.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
3
(8.2)
0
(0.0)
7
(18.5)
5
(13.1)
4
(10.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.5)
2
(5.1)
0
(0.0)
6
(15.0)
4
(9.8)
1
(2.4)
2
(4.8)
2
(4.8)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)278.4240.0259.7272.8314.2274.8259.9283.1274.8285.9257.8220.8200.7164.8

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Huntsville, TX

Crime rate in Huntsville detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 65 (58 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.40
Texas average:

2.04
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Ancestries: English (7.9%), German (7.5%), American (6.0%), Irish (3.8%), Italian (1.6%), Scottish (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 366 feet

Land area: 30.9 square miles.

Population density: 1,336 people per square mile   (low).

Huntsville, Texas map

4,414 residents are foreign born (6.4% Latin America, 1.5% Africa).

This city:

10.6%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,311 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,870 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Southeast Montgomery, TX (35.4 miles , pop. 208,076).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (66.3 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

New Waverly, TX (3.5 miles ),
Riverside, TX (3.6 miles ),
Oakhurst, TX (3.8 miles ),
Trinity, TX (4.4 miles ),
Point Blank, TX (4.5 miles ),
Westwood Shores, TX (4.5 miles ),
Willis, TX (4.5 miles ),
Evergreen, TX (4.6 miles)

Latitude: 30.71 N, Longitude: 95.55 W

Huntsville nicknames or aliases (official or unofficial): Prison City of Texas, The Big H

Daytime population change due to commuting: +7,533 (+18.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 10,912 (78.2%)

Area code: 936

Distribution of median household income in Huntsville, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in Huntsville, TX in 2017
Huntsville satellite photo by USGS

Huntsville tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 74 buildings, average cost: $102,200
  • 1998: 74 buildings, average cost: $102,200
  • 1999: 69 buildings, average cost: $108,900
  • 2000: 56 buildings, average cost: $119,300
  • 2001: 76 buildings, average cost: $105,500
  • 2002: 45 buildings, average cost: $128,500
  • 2003: 45 buildings, average cost: $132,300
  • 2004: 153 buildings, average cost: $90,700
  • 2005: 84 buildings, average cost: $121,200
  • 2006: 54 buildings, average cost: $180,600
  • 2007: 64 buildings, average cost: $168,100
  • 2008: 55 buildings, average cost: $174,000
  • 2009: 57 buildings, average cost: $174,800
  • 2010: 201 buildings, average cost: $127,000
  • 2011: 46 buildings, average cost: $172,600
  • 2012: 47 buildings, average cost: $177,800
  • 2013: 61 buildings, average cost: $178,300
  • 2014: 80 buildings, average cost: $194,200
  • 2015: 51 buildings, average cost: $211,300
  • 2016: 43 buildings, average cost: $211,000
  • 2017: 58 buildings, average cost: $215,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Huntsville, TX residents
Average permit cost in Huntsville, TX
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.5%
Texas:

3.5%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Huntsville, TX
Historical housing units in Huntsville, TX

Population change in the 1990s: +4,160 (+13.5%).
Most common industries in Huntsville, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (17.7%)
  • Public administration (17.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.2%)
  • Health care (7.6%)
  • Construction (4.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.3%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (2.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (17.8%)
  • Educational services (11.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.5%)
  • Construction (7.7%)
  • Health care (3.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (3.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (2.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (23.6%)
  • Public administration (16.9%)
  • Health care (11.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.9%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.9%)
  • Social assistance (3.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.0%)
Most common occupations in Huntsville, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.0%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (3.9%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (3.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (9.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (3.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.9%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.0%)
  • Cashiers (4.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.3%)

Average climate in Huntsville, Texas

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Tornado activity:

Huntsville-area historical tornado activity is near Texas state average. It is 34% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/12/1968, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 26.4 miles away from the Huntsville city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 3/31/1957, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 0.6 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Huntsville-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 90% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 345.8 miles away from Huntsville 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 378.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 202.9 miles away from the city 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 466.9 miles away from Huntsville center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 278.0 miles away from Huntsville 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 194.0 miles away from Huntsville 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 Walker County (27) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 12, Tornadoes: 9, Hurricanes: 7, Fires: 6, Winds: 3, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Huntsville topographic map

Main business address for: MITCHAM INDUSTRIES INC (SERVICES-EQUIPMENT RENTAL & LEASING, NEC).

Hospitals and medical centers in Huntsville:

  • HUNTSVILLE HOUSE (63 STATE HWY 75 N)
  • HUNTSVILLE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 110 MEMORIAL HOSPITAL DRIVE)
  • ELLA SMITHER GERIATRIC CENTER (1115 AVENUE O)
  • FAIR PARK NURSING CENTER (2628 MILAM)
  • GREEN ACRES CONVALESCENT CENTER (1302 INVERNESS)
  • GREEN ACRES OF HUNTSVILLE (1302 NOTTINGHAM ST)
  • HUNTSVILLE HEALTH CARE CENTER (2628 MILAM)
  • GAMBRO HEALTHCARE HUNTSVILLE (521 IH 45 S STE 20)
  • HOME HEALTH CARE OF HUNTSVILLE (2505 LAKE ROAD SUITE 6)
  • HUNTSVILLE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL HOME CARE AGENCY (116D MEDICAL PARK LANE)

Airports and heliports located in Huntsville:

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Colleges/Universities in Huntsville:

  • Sam Houston State University (Full-time enrollment: 16,233; Location: 1806 Ave J; Public; Website: www.shsu.edu/; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Sebring Career Schools-Huntsville (Full-time enrollment: 32; Location: 2505 Lake Road , Suite 1; Private, for-profit; Website: www.sebringcareerschools.com)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Huntsville:

  • Lone Star College System (about 37 miles; The Woodlands, TX; Full-time enrollment: 45,205)
  • Texas A & M University-College Station (about 48 miles; College Station, TX; FT enrollment: 46,550)
  • Prairie View A & M University (about 51 miles; Prairie View, TX; FT enrollment: 7,517)
  • Universal Technical Institute of Texas Inc. (about 51 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 3,236)
  • Angelina College (about 63 miles; Lufkin, TX; FT enrollment: 3,478)
  • Blinn College (about 64 miles; Brenham, TX; FT enrollment: 8,959)
  • University of Houston-Downtown (about 67 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 10,122)

Public high schools in Huntsville:

  • HUNTSVILLE H S (Students: 1,811, Location: 650 F M 2821 E, Grades: 9-12)
  • PREMIER H S OF HUNTSVILLE (Location: 2407 SAM HOUSTON AVE STE C, Grades: 9-12, Charter school)
  • TEXAS ONLINE PREPARATORY H S (Location: 441 FM 2821 E, Grades: 9-12)

Private high schools in Huntsville:

  • ALPHA OMEGA ACADEMY (Students: 352, Location: 3891 STATE HIGHWAY 30 W, Grades: KG-12)
  • SUMMIT CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 107, Location: 3122 MONTGOMERY RD, Grades: PK-9)

Public elementary/middle schools in Huntsville:

  • MANCE PARK MIDDLE (Students: 876, Location: 828 9TH ST, Grades: 7-8)
  • HUNTSVILLE INT (Students: 872, Location: 431 HWY 190 E, Grades: 5-6)
  • SAMUEL HOUSTON EL (Students: 603, Location: 1641 7TH ST, Grades: KG-4)
  • HUNTSVILLE EL (Students: 560, Location: 87 MLK DR, Grades: KG-4)
  • SCOTT JOHNSON EL (Students: 552, Location: 603 HWY 190 E, Grades: KG-4)
  • VISTA ACADEMY OF HUNTSVILLE (Location: 2407 A SAM HOUSTON AVE, Grades: KG-8, Charter school)
  • STEWART EL (Location: 3400 BOETTCHER DR, Grades: KG-4)
  • TEXAS ONLINE PREPARATORY EL (Location: 441 FM 2821 E, Grades: 3-5)
  • TEXAS ONLINE PREPARATORY MIDDLE (Location: 441 FM 2821 E, Grades: 6-8)

Private elementary/middle schools in Huntsville:

  • FAITH LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 140, Location: 111 SUMAC RD, Grades: PK-2)
  • TOMORROW'S PROMISE (Students: 120, Location: 2817 OLD HOUSTON RD, Grades: PK-5)
See full list of schools located in Huntsville

Library in Huntsville:

  • HUNTSVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $569,561; Location: 1216 14TH ST; 56,270 books; 2,553 audio materials; 3,920 video materials; 4 local licensed databases; 50 state licensed databases; 2 other licensed databases; 93 print serial subscriptions; 2 electronic serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Sam Houston State enrollment is around 16,000 now. I don't know the exact numbers, but the main line is 1-866-BEARKAT and the website is www.shsu.edu if you need to check.
  • Huntsville main employment is with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and at Sam Houston State University.
  • Huntsville main employment is with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and at Sam Houston State University.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Huntsville: Goree State Prison Farm (A), Wynne State Prison Farm (B), Lone Oak Ranch (C), Walker County Courthouse (D), John W Thomason House (E), Gibbs-Powell House Museum (F), Texas Prison Museum (G), Sam Houston Memorial Museum (H), Huntsville City Fire Department Headquarters (I), Huntsville Fire Department Station 2 (J), Huntsville Fire Department Station 3 (K), Huntsville Fire Department Station 1 (L), Texas Forest Service Huntsville Office (M), Sam Houston House (N). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Huntsville include: Wesley Memorial Church (A), Good Hope Church (B), Mount Calvary Church (C), Pine Bluff Church (D), Saint Galilee Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Prison Cemetery (1), Harper Cemetery (2), Hume Cemetery (3), Sam Houston Grave (4), South Side Cemetery (5), North Side Cemetery (6), Oakwood Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Elkins Lake (A), Spring Lake (B), King Lake (C), Mathews Lake (D), Pizzo Lake (E), Baldwin Lake (F), Azalea Lake (G), Camelia Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Huntsville include: Josey Park (1), Kate Barr Ross Park (2), Sam Houston Park (3), Bearkat Field (4), Bernard G Johnson Coliseum (5), Pritchett Field (6), Bowers Stadium (7), D C Holleman Field (8), Emancipation Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Chamber of Commerce-Huntsville Walker CO (1327 11th Street) (1), Cabin On the Square (1105 University Avenue) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Comfort Inn & Suites (160 IH-45) (1), Baker Motel (2406 Sam Houston Avenue) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Anthony Davis (running back, born 1952) - Player of and football, Ben Rappaport - Actor, James A. Baker, Sr. - Lawyer, Robert A. Lovett, Erin Cummings - Actress, Steve Forrest (actor) - Actor, Derrick Ross - Football player, Justin Wells - College football player (Sam Houston St. Bearkats), Quinton Spears - Football player, Robert Holmes (American football) - Football player.

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

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

ST PAUL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH (Population served: 452, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 20 routine major monitoring violations
FOREST GLEN SPRINGS (Population served: 175, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-05-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-05-2013), St Compliance achieved (SEP-01-2013), St Public Notif received (NOV-25-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JUL-01-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-26-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-26-2013), St Public Notif received (DEC-17-2013)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
FOREST GLEN (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
BELL & FORD MARINA CAMPGROUND (Population served: 72, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-23-2014)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-23-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2009 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-23-2014), St Compliance achieved (MAY-30-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2009 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-23-2014), St Compliance achieved (MAY-30-2014)
  • 75 regular monitoring violations
TDCJ BUFFALO RANCH (Population served: 36, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-17-2014)
  • One minor monitoring violation
TDCJ WATER HAULER RIII FACILITIES MAINT (Population served: 25, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Huntsville that have no violations reported:

  • TDCJ WATER HAULER RI FACILITIES MAINT (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

48.8%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.5%
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: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Huntsville in 2010:

  • 8,187 people in state prisons
  • 2,615 people in college/university student housing
  • 190 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 112 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 75 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 45 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 15 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Huntsville in 2000:

  • 8,385 people in state prisons
  • 2,295 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 249 people in nursing homes
  • 178 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 170 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 94 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 6 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere

Banks with branches in Huntsville (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: Huntsville West Banking Center at One Financial Placa, branch established on 1992/06/30; Huntsville Branch at 1015 13th Street, branch established on 1931/01/01. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • First Victoria National Bank: Huntsville Branch at 2033 11th Street, branch established on 1934/07/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,911.3 mil, Deposits: $1,700.2 mil, headquarters in Victoria, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 27 total offices, Holding Company: Mow/Rpw Ii, Ltd.
  • First Community Bank, National Association: Huntsville Branch at 1224 University Avenue, branch established on 1999/08/01. Info updated 2009/03/24: Bank assets: $634.7 mil, Deposits: $559.1 mil, headquarters in Sugar Land, TX, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 33 total offices, Holding Company: Jll/Fch Holdings I, Llc
  • First Financial Bank: at 33 Highway 75 North, branch established on 1923/01/01. Info updated 2011/02/25: Bank assets: $181.2 mil, Deposits: $154.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: First Financial Bankshares, Inc.
  • The East Texas National Bank of Palestine: American Branch at 1718 Eleventh Street, branch established on 1975/03/10. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $139.2 mil, Deposits: $128.8 mil, headquarters in Palestine, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: East Texas National, Inc.
  • Compass Bank: Huntsville Branch at 1410 Brazos Drive, branch established on 1919/01/01. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $63,107.0 mil, Deposits: $46,232.4 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 720 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A.
  • First National Bank of Huntsville: First National Bank Of Huntsville at 1300 Eleventh Street, branch established on 1890/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $406.7 mil, Deposits: $360.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 4 total offices, Holding Company: First National Bancshares Of Huntsville, Inc.
  • First National Bank Texas: Huntsville Banking Center - Rc 605 at 1716 Highway Interstate 45, branch established on 1997/01/06. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $944.3 mil, Deposits: $815.9 mil, headquarters in Killeen, TX, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 250 total offices, Holding Company: First Community Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Huntsville:

Marital status in Huntsville, TX
  • Never married: 51.2%
  • Now married: 29.2%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 3.4%
  • Divorced: 14.3%

For population 25 years and over in Huntsville:

  • High school or higher: 82.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.2%
  • Unemployed: 12.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.8
Texas average:

14.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Huntsville
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Neighborhood in Huntsville (Huntsville, Texas Neighborhood Map):

Religion statistics for Huntsville, TX (based on Walker County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant15,45147
Catholic6,2172
Mainline Protestant4,15315
Black Protestant2,1189
Other8275
None39,095-
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: 7
Here:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Walker County:

0.94 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 29
Walker County:

4.54 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 36
This county:

5.63 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

8.5%
State:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Walker County:

30.5%
Texas:

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

16.0%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.2%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Huntsville:

42.9%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.2
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Huntsville:

19.6%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Huntsville:

10.3%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

27.8%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
Huntsville:

55.1%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

81.4%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Huntsville, 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
Other Government Administration 55$186,553$40,7029$7,537
Police Protection - Officers 55$242,522$52,9140$0
Other and Unallocable 29$119,846$49,5910$0
Streets and Highways 25$73,207$35,1390$0
Water Supply 23$71,730$37,4240$0
Sewerage 22$70,959$38,7050$0
Parks and Recreation 19$49,507$31,2686$7,442
Solid Waste Management 18$63,127$42,0852$1,864
Police - Other 12$52,359$52,35929$6,782
Firefighters 12$52,359$52,35929$6,782
Financial Administration 11$57,441$62,6630$0
Local Libraries 6$21,246$42,4926$5,815
Judicial and Legal 5$16,209$38,9022$2,538
Airports 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 292$1,077,065$44,26383$38,760

Huntsville government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $2,488,000 ($60.28)
    Regular Highways: $1,471,000 ($35.64)
    Water Utilities: $890,000 ($21.56)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $6,435,000 ($155.90)
    Police Protection: $6,057,000 ($146.74)
    Sewerage: $4,404,000 ($106.69)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,049,000 ($98.09)
    Central Staff Services: $3,150,000 ($76.31)
    General - Other: $3,051,000 ($73.92)
    Regular Highways: $2,674,000 ($64.78)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,467,000 ($35.54)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,372,000 ($33.24)
    Financial Administration: $991,000 ($24.01)
    Housing and Community Development: $575,000 ($13.93)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $537,000 ($13.01)
    Libraries: $518,000 ($12.55)
    General Public Buildings: $244,000 ($5.91)
    Health - Other: $137,000 ($3.32)
    Air Transportation: $8,000 ($0.19)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $597,000 ($14.46)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $62,000 ($1.50)
    Sewerage: $29,000 ($0.70)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $12,666,000 ($306.85)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $579,000 ($14.03)

Huntsville government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $8,684,000 ($210.38)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,959,000 ($120.14)
    Other: $1,246,000 ($30.19)
    Air Transportation: $12,000 ($0.29)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $325,000 ($7.87)
    Other: $246,000 ($5.96)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $962,000 ($23.31)
    General Revenue - Other: $588,000 ($14.25)
    Interest Earnings: $391,000 ($9.47)
    Donations From Private Sources: $20,000 ($0.48)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $16,132,000 ($390.82)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $863,000 ($20.91)
    General Local Government Support: $109,000 ($2.64)
    Sewerage: $83,000 ($2.01)
    Water Utilities: $7,000 ($0.17)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $7,943,000 ($192.43)
    Property: $5,749,000 ($139.28)
    Public Utilities Sales: $2,127,000 ($51.53)
    Other Selective Sales: $899,000 ($21.78)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $466,000 ($11.29)

Huntsville government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $40,327,000 ($976.98)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $36,205,000 ($877.12)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,022,000 ($170.12)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,900,000 ($70.26)

Huntsville government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $47,314,000 ($1146.26)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,514,000 ($85.13)

10.32% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($41,544 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.32%
Texas average:

7.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Harris County, TX  1.96% ($44,630 average AGI)
from Montgomery County, TX  1.90% ($52,216)
from Trinity County, TX  0.43% ($38,205)


10.62% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,733 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.62%
Texas average:

7.26%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Montgomery County, TX  2.21% ($37,529 average AGI)
to Harris County, TX  2.02% ($36,182)
to Trinity County, TX  0.43% ($63,964)
Businesses in Huntsville, TX
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Kroger1
Ace Hardware1La Quinta1
Advance Auto Parts1La-Z-Boy1
Arby's1Lane Furniture1
AutoZone1Little Caesars Pizza1
Best Western1Long John Silver's1
Burger King2McDonald's3
CVS1Motel 61
Chevrolet1Nike4
Chick-Fil-A1Office Depot1
Church's Chicken1Papa John's Pizza1
Cinnabon 1Payless1
Curves1Pizza Hut1
DHL1Quiznos1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack1
Days Inn1Rue211
Dennys1SONIC Drive-In2
Discount Tire1Sears1
Domino's Pizza1Sprint Nextel1
Econo Lodge1Starbucks3
FedEx9Super 81
Firestone Complete Auto Care1T-Mobile1
Foot Locker1Taco Bell2
GNC1Target1
GameStop1U-Haul3
H&R Block1UPS5
Holiday Inn1Vans1
Home Depot1Walgreens1
IHOP1Walmart1
JCPenney1Wendy's2
Jack In The Box2YMCA1

Strongest AM radio stations in Huntsville:

  • KHVL (1490 AM; 1 kW; HUNTSVILLE, TX; Owner: HEH COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KHCH (1400 AM; 1 kW; HUNTSVILLE, TX; Owner: HOUSTON CHRISTIAN BCSTERS, INC.)
  • KM2XVL (1220 AM; 0 kW; HUNTSVILLE, TX; Owner: LEON HUNT D/B/A HUNT BROADCASTING)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSEV (700 AM; 15 kW; TOMBALL, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KJOJ (880 AM; 10 kW; CONROE, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KYOK (1140 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CONROE, TX; Owner: MARTIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKHT (1070 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KZNE (1150 AM; 10 kW; COLLEGE STATION, TX; Owner: BRYAN BROADCASTING LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)
  • 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 Huntsville:

  • KSHU (90.5 FM; HUNTSVILLE, TX; Owner: SAM HOUSTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KSAM-FM (101.7 FM; HUNTSVILLE, TX; Owner: HEH COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KUST (99.7 FM; HUNTSVILLE, TX; Owner: NEW WAVO COMMUNICATION GROUP, INC.)
  • KHPT (106.9 FM; CONROE, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KVST (103.7 FM; WILLIS, TX; Owner: NEW WAVO COMMUNICATION GROUP, INC.)
  • KTHT (97.1 FM; CLEVELAND, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KAXF (88.3 FM; CONROE, TX; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KETX-FM (92.3 FM; LIVINGSTON, TX; Owner: LONE STAR NETWORK)
  • K218CG (91.5 FM; HUNTSVILLE, TX; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Huntsville:

  • KHTX-LP (Channel 30; HUNTSVILLE, TX; Owner: INTERNATIONAL BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KHXL-LP (Channel 7; HUNTSVILLE, TX; Owner: INTERNATIONAL BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KBTX-TV (Channel 3; BRYAN, TX; Owner: KWTX-KBTX LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KYLE (Channel 28; BRYAN, TX; Owner: COMCORP OF BRYAN LICENSE CORP.)
  • KCTL-LP (Channel 25; LIVINGSTON, TX; Owner: INTERNATIONAL BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Huntsville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 89Number of bridges
  • 735ft / 224mTotal length
  • $953,000Total costs
  • 859,035Total average daily traffic
  • 166,102Total average daily truck traffic
  • 773,130Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic
New bridges in Huntsville, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 241950-1959
  • 131960-1969
  • 91970-1979
  • 61980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 192000-2009
  • 92010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Huntsville, TX
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Huntsville)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 618 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Huntsville, TX)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 32 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 39 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 171 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Huntsville)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 46 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Huntsville)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 277. The highest number of fires - 489 took place in 2005, and the least - 49 in 2002. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Huntsville, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (51.9%), and Structure Fires (29.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Huntsville, TX
    • 2,44151.9%Outside Fires
    • 1,36929.1%Structure Fires
    • 74415.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1523.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Huntsville, TX

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Huntsville, Texas:

  • Days Inn & Suites, 160 Ih 45 S, Huntsville, Texas 77340 , Phone: (936) 438-8400, Fax: (936) 438-8007
  • Best Western, 201 W Hl Park Cir, Huntsville, Texas 77320 , Phone: (936) 295-9000, Fax: (936) 295-0292
  • Americas Best Value Inn, 613 I-45 S, Huntsville, Texas 77340 , Phone: (936) 295-9151, Fax: (936) 435-0429
  • Holiday Inn Express, 148 S Interstate 45, Huntsville, Texas 77340 , Phone: (936) 295-4300, Fax: (936) 295-4306
  • Quality Inn, 631 I-45 S, Huntsville, Texas 77340 , Phone: (936) 436-9600, Fax: (936) 436-9022
  • University Hotel, 1610 Bobby K Marks, Huntsville, Texas 77340 , Phone: (936) 291-2151, Fax: (936) 294-1683
  • Hampton Inn & Suites- Huntsville, 120 Ravenwood Village Dr, Huntsville, Texas 77340 , Phone: (936) 439-5228, Fax: (936) 439-5229
All 7 fire-safe hotels and motels in Huntsville, Texas
Most common first names in Huntsville, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James20671.6 years
John17874.2 years
Mary16780.0 years
William15673.0 years
Robert14772.5 years
George11075.3 years
Charles8769.8 years
Willie8677.0 years
Thomas6876.4 years
Henry6175.9 years
Most common last names in Huntsville, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith13071.9 years
Johnson11073.6 years
Williams10975.2 years
Davis8676.6 years
Jones7276.9 years
Brown6073.5 years
Walker5574.3 years
Wilson5077.5 years
White4271.1 years
Hightower4271.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Huntsville, TX
  • 66.3%Electricity
  • 31.2%Utility gas
  • 2.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Huntsville, TX
  • 91.7%Electricity
  • 7.2%Utility gas
  • 0.7%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Huntsville compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.

Huntsville on our top lists:

  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: law enforcement workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: law enforcement workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in state prisons (population 1,000+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 cities where the highest percentage of males (15+ years) which never married (with at least 10,000 males in this group)"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other types of correctional institutions (population 1,000+)"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of males (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
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