Impact, Texas

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Population in 2014: 35 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -10.3%
 
Males: 24  (71.2%)
Females: 11  (28.8%)
Median resident age:  25.3 years
Texas median age:  34.5 years

Zip code: 79603

Estimated median household income in 2016: $49,438 (it was $23,750 in 2000)
Impact:

$49,438
TX:

$56,565

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $11,900 (it was $12,488 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $55,903 (it was $31,000 in 2000)
Impact:

$55,903
TX:

$161,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $148,273; Detached houses: $153,597; Townhouses or other attached units: $131,081; In 2-unit structures: $166,433; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $211,255; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $90,106; Mobile homes: $55,529; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $47,061
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  • Races in Impact, TX (2010)

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    • 2571.4%Hispanic
    • 1028.6%White alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Impact: 81.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1670 feet

Land area: 0.09 square miles.

Population density: 404 people per square mile   (low).

Impact, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Impact:

  • High school or higher: 58.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 12.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Impact town:

  • Never married: 18.0%
  • Now married: 73.7%
  • Separated: 8.4%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

2 residents are foreign born (3.8% Latin America).

This town:

3.8%
Texas:

16.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Impact town:  0.6% ($199)
Texas:  1.8% ($1,393)

Impact satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Abilene, TX (3.7 miles , pop. 115,930).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fort Worth, TX (141.4 miles , pop. 534,694).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (173.5 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Abilene, TX (1.9 miles ), Tye, TX (2.8 miles ), Hawley-Noodle, TX (2.9 miles ), Hawley, TX (2.9 miles ), Potosi, TX (3.5 miles ), Merkel, TX (4.0 miles ), Clyde, TX (4.0 miles ), Buffalo Gap, TX (4.0 miles ).

Latitude: 32.50 N, Longitude: 99.74 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 325

Impact household income distribution Impact home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.6%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -2 (-4.9%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (48%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (30%)
  • Wholesale trade (15%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (57%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (43%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (78%)
  • Transportation occupations (15%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (4%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (57%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (43%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)

Average climate in Impact, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Impact, Texas average temperatures Impact, Texas average precipitation Impact, Texas humidity Impact, Texas wind speed Impact, Texas snowfall Impact, Texas sunshine Impact, Texas clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Impact-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 53% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/1950, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.3 miles away from the Impact town center killed 5 people and injured 5 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/15/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.6 miles away from the town center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Impact-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 67% 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 69.8 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 263.3 miles away from Impact center
On 1/2/1992 at 11:45:35, a magnitude 5.0 (4.6 MB, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 196.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/28/1998 at 14:13:01, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 175.4 miles away from the city 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 242.2 miles away from Impact center
On 1/18/1995 at 15:51:39, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 200.1 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 Taylor County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 6, Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Hurricanes: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Impact topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Impact:

  • ANSON PLACE I (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; ABILENE, TX)
  • NORTHERN OAKS LIVING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; ABILENE, TX)
  • SHADY OAKS MANOR NO 1 (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; ABILENE, TX)
  • PRIMARY NURSE CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; ABILENE, TX)
  • ABILENE CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; ABILENE, TX)
  • HENDRICK HOUSECALLS (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; ABILENE, TX)
  • HENDRICK CENTER FOR EXTENDED CARE (Hospital, about 3 miles away; ABILENE, TX)

Amtrak station near Impact:

  • 4 miles: ABILENE (GREYHOUND STA., 535 CEDAR ST.) - Bus Station

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Impact:

  • Abilene Christian University (about 3 miles; Abilene, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,025)
  • Cisco College (about 45 miles; Cisco, TX; FT enrollment: 2,687)
  • Angelo State University (about 85 miles; San Angelo, TX; FT enrollment: 6,019)
  • Tarleton State University (about 92 miles; Stephenville, TX; FT enrollment: 8,882)
  • Howard College (about 102 miles; Big Spring, TX; FT enrollment: 2,587)
  • Weatherford College (about 115 miles; Weatherford, TX; FT enrollment: 4,080)
  • Vernon College (about 118 miles; Vernon, TX; FT enrollment: 2,216)

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Taylor 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 2016: 1.9%
(50.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This town:  3.2 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  72.7%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  9.1%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.3
Texas average:

14.3

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Impact town (based on Taylor County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant64,442166
Mainline Protestant12,58829
Catholic7,6005
Other1,8378
Black Protestant5583
Orthodox421
None44,439-
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: 12
Taylor County:

0.95 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Taylor County:

0.63 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 77
Taylor County:

6.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 80
Here:

6.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.2%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Taylor County:

27.0%
Texas:

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

10.6%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Impact:

47.9%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Impact:

42.7%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Here:

27.8
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

31.6%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Impact:

13.2%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Impact:

6.9
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

32.5%
State:

33.0%

General health condition:
This city:

47.1%
State:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

68.0%
State:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Impact, 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

8.19% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,227 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.19%
Texas average:

7.14%

0.29% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,370 average AGI)
Taylor County:

0.29%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Jones County, TX  0.48% ($27,580 average AGI)
from Callahan County, TX  0.40% ($30,270)
from Tarrant County, TX  0.33% ($38,181)


8.37% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,412 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.37%
Texas average:

6.69%

0.39% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,615 average AGI)
Taylor County:

0.39%
Texas average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Tarrant County, TX  0.47% ($34,176 average AGI)
to Jones County, TX  0.37% ($31,785)
to Callahan County, TX  0.36% ($31,187)

Strongest AM radio stations in Impact:

  • KEAN (1470 AM; 5 kW; ABILENE, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWKC (1340 AM; 1 kW; ABILENE, TX; Owner: DYNAMIC BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSLI (1280 AM; 1 kW; ABILENE, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KZQQ (1560 AM; daytime; 1 kW; ABILENE, TX; Owner: ADRIAN LLOYD MYNATT)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Impact:

  • KAGT-FM (90.5 FM; ABILENE, TX; Owner: GOSPEL RADIO NETWORK)
  • KKHR (106.3 FM; ABILENE, TX; Owner: POWELL MEREDITH COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • K217CB (91.3 FM; ABILENE, TX; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KAQD (91.3 FM; ABILENE, TX; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KACU (89.7 FM; ABILENE, TX; Owner: ABILENE CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY)
  • KFQX-FM (98.1 FM; ANSON, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KEYJ-FM (107.9 FM; ABILENE, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KHYS (100.7 FM; ABILENE, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KEAN-FM (105.1 FM; ABILENE, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KGNZ (88.1 FM; ABILENE, TX; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KHXS (102.7 FM; MERKEL, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KNCE (95.1 FM; BAIRD, TX; Owner: DOUD MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • KCDD (103.7 FM; HAMLIN, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KBCY (99.7 FM; TYE, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
  • KULL (92.5 FM; ABILENE, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOES (106.9 FM; STAMFORD, TX; Owner: TEXAS GULFWEST COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Impact:

  • K51CK (Channel 51; ABILENE, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K07UF (Channel 7; ABILENE, TX; Owner: ABILENE CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY)
  • KIDZ-LP (Channel 54; ABILENE, TX; Owner: SAGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KRBC-TV (Channel 9; ABILENE, TX; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXVA (Channel 15; ABILENE, TX; Owner: STAR BROADCASTING LIMITED)
  • KTAB-TV (Channel 32; ABILENE, TX; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF ABILENE, LLC)
  • KTXS-TV (Channel 12; SWEETWATER, TX; Owner: ABILENE-SWEETWATER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTES-LP (Channel 40; ABILENE, TX; Owner: ABILENE-SWEETWATER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KIDV-LP (Channel 59; ALBANY, TX; Owner: SAGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KPTA-LP (Channel 63; ABILENE-SWEETWATER, TX; Owner: PRIME TIME CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KIDT-LP (Channel 43; STAMFORD, TX; Owner: SAGE BROADCASTING CORP./KIDY-TV)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

7
  • Gene A DeJordy, 356a County Road 156 (Lat: 32.559333 Lon: -99.566861), Type: 77.4, Overall height: 73.2 m, Registrant: 2026545980, , 401 9TH STREET, N.W., SUITE 550
  • William J Hackett, 356a County Road 156 (Lat: 32.559333 Lon: -99.566861), Type: 77.4, Overall height: 73.2 m, Registrant: 2027833975, Bill.Hackett@alltel.Com, 601 PENNSYLVANIA AVE., N.W., #720
  • James E McDonald, 356a County Road 156 (Lat: 32.559333 Lon: -99.566861), Type: 77.4, Overall height: 73.2 m, Registrant: 2027833975, Bill.Hackett@alltel.Com, 601 PENNSYLVANIA AVE., N.W., #720
  • Jerri L Janjua, 356a County Road 156 (Lat: 32.559333 Lon: -99.566861), Type: 77.4, Overall height: 73.2 m, Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY #150 GASAREG
  • Regulatory Manager, 356a County Road 156 (Lat: 32.559333 Lon: -99.566861), Type: 77.4, Structure height: 48417 m, Overall height: 73.2 m, Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY, #150 GASA5REG
  • Steven A Regitz, 356a County Road 156 (Lat: 32.559333 Lon: -99.566861), Type: 77.4, Structure height: 48417 m, Overall height: 73.2 m, Registrant: 7707971070, Networkregulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY Gasa5-reg
  • Gina Cacciatore, 356a County Road 156 (Lat: 32.559333 Lon: -99.566861), Type: 77.4, Structure height: 48417 m, Overall height: 73.2 m, Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY #150 -Mcgasa5reg

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 247 Impact Dr (Lat: 32.500667 Lon: -99.743417), Structure height: 8 m, Call Sign: WDN916
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.075 MHzGrant Date: 02/17/1999, Expiration Date: 04/06/2004, Cancellation Date: 06/10/2004Registrant: Western Tex Pack Inc, 3200 W Bolt, Fort Worth, TX 76110, Phone: (915) 673-4601

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (60%)
  • Electricity (33%)

Impact compared to Texas state average:

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