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Population in 2014: 313 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +3.0%
 
Males: 159  (51.1%)
Females: 154  (48.9%)
Median resident age:  36.7 years
Texas median age:  34.0 years

Zip codes: 78944.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $31,755 (it was $30,625 in 2000)
Industry:

$31,755
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $14,865 (it was $13,294 in 2000)

Industry city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $108,856 (it was $53,800 in 2000)
Industry:

$108,856
TX:

$132,000

Median gross rent in 2013: $612.

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  • Races in Industry, TX (2010)

    Industry races chart
    • 17055.9%White alone
    • 6320.7%Black alone
    • 6120.1%Hispanic
    • 72.3%Other race alone
    • 31.0%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Industry: 81.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (34.5%), Czech (14.8%), Irish (2.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 1.04 square miles.

Population density: 300 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Industry:

  • High school or higher: 58.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Industry city:

  • Never married: 29.5%
  • Now married: 50.8%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 14.2%
  • Divorced: 2.8%

7 residents are foreign born (2.1% Latin America).

This city:

2.1%
Texas:

16.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,175 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,199 (1.1%)

Industry satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: College Station, TX (44.9 miles , pop. 67,890).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northwest Harris, TX (56.3 miles , pop. 405,444).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (68.7 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: West End, TX (1.4 miles ), Fayetteville, TX (3.4 miles ), Round Top, TX (3.6 miles) , Brenham, TX (3.8 miles ), Bellville, TX (3.8 miles ), Burton, TX (3.9 miles ), Carmine, TX (4.1 miles ), Columbus, TX (4.3 miles ).

Latitude: 29.97 N, Longitude: 96.50 W

Area code: 979

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

4.6%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +98 (+47.6%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (33%)
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Wholesale trade (9%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Educational services (34%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Information (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (24%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (16%)
  • Material moving occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Community and social service occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (34%)
  • Sales and related occupations (17%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)

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

Average climate in Industry, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Industry-area historical tornado activity is near Texas state average. It is 45% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/5/1950, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.6 miles away from the Industry city center injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 3/20/1957, a category F3 tornado 27.6 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Industry-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 87% 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 126.5 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 328.5 miles away from Industry 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 411.1 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 117.6 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 408.8 miles away from Industry 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 118.4 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 Austin County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Fires: 3, Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Industry topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Industry:

  • SWEETBRIAR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; BELLVILLE, TX)
  • LIBERTY DIALYSIS BRENHAM LLC (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; BRENHAM, TX)
  • BOHNE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 14 miles away; BRENHAM, TX)
  • SCOTT & WHITE HOSPITAL BRENHAM Acute Care Hospitals (about 14 miles away; BRENHAM, TX)
  • AMA HOME CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; BRENHAM, TX)
  • COLONIAL BELLE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; BELLVILLE, TX)
  • BELLVILLE GENERAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 15 miles away; BELLVILLE, TX)

airports located in Industry:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Industry:

  • Blinn College (about 15 miles; Brenham, TX; Full-time enrollment: 8,959)
  • Prairie View A & M University (about 32 miles; Prairie View, TX; FT enrollment: 7,517)
  • Texas A & M University-College Station (about 46 miles; College Station, TX; FT enrollment: 46,550)
  • Wharton County Junior College (about 52 miles; Wharton, TX; FT enrollment: 5,009)
  • Houston Baptist University (about 63 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 2,340)
  • Lone Star College System (about 63 miles; The Woodlands, TX; FT enrollment: 45,205)
  • Universal Technical Institute of Texas Inc. (about 66 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 3,236)

Public elementary/middle school in Industry:

  • WEST END EL (Location: 7453 ERNST PKWY, Grades: KG-5)

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Austin 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 2013: 5.8%
(20.2% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  63.9%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.6%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.8% of all households

Banks with branches in Industry (2011 data):

  • Industry State Bank: at 16886 Fordtran Blvd, branch established on 1911/06/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $460.9 mil, Deposits: $412.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Industry Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

16.2
Texas average:

14.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Industry city (based on Austin County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic8,3335
Evangelical Protestant4,96525
Mainline Protestant3,83816
Black Protestant1,0186
Other4973
None9,766-
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: 4
Austin County:

1.51 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Austin County:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Austin County:

4.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Here:

4.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.9%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Austin County:

26.4%
Texas:

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

12.1%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Industry:

46.4%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Industry:

41.0%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.2
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

25.8%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Industry:

11.6%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Industry:

6.8
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Industry:

36.6%
State:

33.0%

General health condition:
Here:

50.9%
State:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Industry:

75.7%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Industry, 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 0$0 1$255
Sewerage 0$0 1$1,063
Totals for Government 0$0 2$1,318

7.43% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($50,053 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.43%
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  2.08% ($62,083 average AGI)
from Fort Bend County, TX  0.84% ($43,783)
from Waller County, TX  0.63% ($30,677)


7.03% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,257 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.03%
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  1.98% ($33,356 average AGI)
to Fort Bend County, TX  0.68% ($36,731)
to Waller County, TX  0.42% ($28,805)

Strongest AM radio stations in Industry:

  • 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.)
  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)
  • KREH (900 AM; 5 kW; PECAN GROVE, TX)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KZNE (1150 AM; 10 kW; COLLEGE STATION, TX; Owner: BRYAN BROADCASTING LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KEYH (850 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KWHI (1280 AM; 1 kW; BRENHAM, TX)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WTAW (1620 AM; 10 kW; COLLEGE STATION, TX; Owner: BRYAN BROADCASTING LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • KKHT (1070 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Industry:

  • KNRG (92.3 FM; NEW ULM, TX; Owner: ROY E. HENDERSON TR/AS NEW ULM BROADCASTING CO.)
  • K259AH (91.9 FM; BRENHAM, TX; Owner: THE KSBJ EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • KULF (94.1 FM; BRENHAM, TX; Owner: FORT BEND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KEZB (105.3 FM; HEMPSTEAD, TX; Owner: FARMERS COMMUNICATIONS)
  • K216FD (91.1 FM; COLUMBUS, TX; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KROX-FM (101.5 FM; BUDA, TX; Owner: EMMIS AUSTIN RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
  • KULM-FM (98.3 FM; COLUMBUS, TX; Owner: ROY E. HENDERSON)
  • KTTX (106.1 FM; BRENHAM, TX; Owner: TOM S. WHITEHEAD, INC.)
  • KBUK (104.9 FM; LA GRANGE, TX; Owner: FAYETTE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KANJ (91.5 FM; GIDDINGS, TX; Owner: HOUSTON CHRISTIAN BROADCASTERS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Industry:

  • KBTX-TV (Channel 3; BRYAN, TX; Owner: KWTX-KBTX LICENSEE CORP.)
  • K35DI (Channel 35; SOMERVILLE, TX; Owner: GERALD BENAVIDES)
  • KYLE (Channel 28; BRYAN, TX; Owner: COMCORP OF BRYAN LICENSE CORP.)

Industry fatal accident list:

Nov 9, 1998 05:53 PM, Sr-159, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Industry)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Sw Corner Of Int Hwy 159 & Hwy 109 (Lat: 29.973278 Lon: -96.503028), Call Sign: KNFB824
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.325 MHzGrant Date: 04/16/2012, Expiration Date: 05/06/2022Registrant: Industry Telephone Co, 17105 Fordtran Blvd, Industry, TX 78944, Phone: (979) 357-4411, Fax: (979) 357-2323

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • INDUSTRY, 570 Main Street (Lat: 29.975972 Lon: -96.488000), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 79.3 m, Overall height: 81.1 m, Call Sign: WQTI986
    Assigned Frequencies: 10815.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHzGrant Date: 02/12/2014, Expiration Date: 02/12/2024, Certifier: Kevin B CoyneRegistrant: Fiberlight, LLC, 4360 Beltway Pl, Suite 230, Arlington, TX 76018, Phone: (972) 832-3176, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: N5FST, Licensee ID: L00227335, Grant Date: 06/17/2010, Expiration Date: 07/10/2020, Certifier: Linda L Rowlett, Registrant: Linda L Rowlett, 8544 Bermuda Street, Industry, TX 78944
  • Call Sign: W5YPZ, Grant Date: 08/05/1998, Expiration Date: 08/05/2008, Cancellation Date: 08/06/2010, Registrant: Lawrence H Kuehn, Industry, TX 78944-0004
  • Call Sign: WB5IRI, Licensee ID: L00175594, Grant Date: 06/17/2010, Expiration Date: 07/03/2020, Certifier: William D Rowlett, Registrant: William D Rowlett, 8544 Bermuda Street, Industry, TX 78944

Most common first names in Industry, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Willie778.8 years
Mary681.5 years
Annie584.0 years
Henry581.0 years
Ben482.0 years
Alfred483.5 years
Harry482.5 years
Ed377.7 years
Eddie377.6 years
Gertrude383.6 years
Most common last names in Industry, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Huebner1084.0 years
Boelsche789.1 years
Franke779.9 years
Williams777.0 years
Marek679.0 years
Mcgregor676.7 years
Ray664.9 years
Wittner684.0 years
Schmidt583.8 years
Spiess582.2 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (60%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (37%)
  • Utility gas (2%)

Businesses in Industry, TX

  • Chevrolet: 1

Industry compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage 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 significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
There is 1 pilot and no other airmen in this city.
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