Kaufman, Texas

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Population in 2017: 7,322 (87% urban, 13% rural).
Population change since 2000: +12.8%
 
Males: 3,267  (44.6%)
Females: 4,055  (55.4%)
Median resident age:

34.1 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 75142.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $47,415 (it was $32,250 in 2000)
Kaufman:

$47,415
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $22,445 (it was $15,024 in 2000)

Kaufman city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $137,118 (it was $61,000 in 2000)
Kaufman:

$137,118
TX:

$172,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $285,688; detached houses: $306,316; mobile homes: $81,534

Median gross rent in 2017: $865.

March 2019 cost of living index in Kaufman: 93.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 27.1%
(18.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 47.4% for Black residents, 38.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 33.7% for other race residents, 33.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Kaufman, TX (2010)
    • 3,71255.4%White alone
    • 2,18532.6%Hispanic
    • 6309.4%Black alone
    • 801.2%Two or more races
    • 570.9%Asian alone
    • 350.5%American Indian alone
    • 20.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 20.03%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 49 registered sex offenders living in Kaufman, Texas as of July 06, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Kaufman is 149 to 1.


Crime rates in Kaufman by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
6
(76.0)
4
(49.4)
2
(24.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(28.7)
3
(42.6)
5
(68.7)
4
(53.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
6
(76.0)
3
(37.1)
7
(84.4)
3
(34.2)
4
(44.1)
4
(43.5)
5
(73.1)
4
(57.7)
5
(72.8)
6
(86.1)
2
(28.4)
4
(55.0)
1
(13.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
11
(139.3)
12
(148.2)
9
(108.5)
14
(159.5)
11
(121.2)
15
(163.3)
11
(160.7)
13
(187.5)
6
(87.4)
7
(100.4)
10
(141.9)
19
(261.1)
11
(148.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
71
(899.1)
77
(951.2)
128
(1,543)
45
(512.8)
42
(462.9)
45
(489.9)
30
(438.3)
28
(403.8)
48
(699.2)
14
(200.8)
19
(269.6)
N/A32
(430.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
196
(2,482)
247
(3,051)
230
(2,773)
176
(2,006)
120
(1,323)
112
(1,219)
103
(1,505)
73
(1,053)
68
(990.5)
119
(1,707)
116
(1,646)
135
(1,855)
129
(1,737)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
26
(329.2)
30
(370.6)
22
(265.3)
12
(136.8)
8
(88.2)
6
(65.3)
8
(116.9)
8
(115.4)
7
(102.0)
8
(114.8)
15
(212.9)
17
(233.6)
17
(228.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.4)
1
(12.1)
0
(0.0)
3
(33.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)300.0323.3306.5169.2129.8134.0154.3134.4165.2160.4172.7234.9194.7

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City-data.com crime index in Kaufman, TX

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 21 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.35
Texas average:

2.04
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Ancestries: American (20.5%), English (5.5%), Irish (4.7%), German (3.1%), Scotch-Irish (2.8%), Scottish (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 6.64 square miles.

Population density: 1,103 people per square mile   (low).

Kaufman, Texas map

1,078 residents are foreign born (14.1% Latin America).

This city:

14.2%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,397 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,418 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Mesquite, TX (22.3 miles , pop. 124,523).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Garland, TX (29.3 miles , pop. 215,768).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (31.6 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Oak Grove, TX (1.8 miles ),
Post Oak Bend City, TX (1.8 miles ),
Oak Ridge, TX (2.3 miles ),
Scurry, TX (2.5 miles ),
Union Valley, TX (2.8 miles ),
Grays Prairie, TX (2.9 miles ),
Crandall, TX (3.0 miles ),
Talty, TX (3.0 miles )

Latitude: 32.59 N, Longitude: 96.31 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Red Tail Hawk Capital

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,372 (+18.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,080 (33.4%)

Area codes: 469, 972

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 22 buildings, average cost: $65,300
  • 1998: 23 buildings, average cost: $87,800
  • 1999: 32 buildings, average cost: $95,400
  • 2000: 31 buildings, average cost: $95,900
  • 2001: 22 buildings, average cost: $101,300
  • 2002: 41 buildings, average cost: $101,400
  • 2003: 36 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 2004: 19 buildings, average cost: $98,100
  • 2005: 28 buildings, average cost: $88,600
  • 2006: 17 buildings, average cost: $105,900
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $153,100
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $59,400
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $197,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2015: 14 buildings, average cost: $123,800
  • 2016: 25 buildings, average cost: $119,300
  • 2017: 25 buildings, average cost: $151,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Kaufman, TX residents
Average permit cost in Kaufman, TX
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.4%
Texas:

3.5%
Historical population in Kaufman, TX
Historical housing units in Kaufman, TX

Population change in the 1990s: +972 (+17.6%).
Most common industries in Kaufman, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (12.6%)
  • Health care (9.7%)
  • Educational services (8.3%)
  • Public administration (6.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (20.2%)
  • Public administration (6.6%)
  • Educational services (5.3%)
  • Health care (5.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.5%)
  • Machinery (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.2%)
  • Educational services (12.5%)
  • Public administration (7.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.3%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (5.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.6%)
Most common occupations in Kaufman, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.5%)
  • Construction laborers (5.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.0%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.8%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.4%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.7%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.0%)

Average climate in Kaufman, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Kaufman, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 65.9. This is about average.

City:

65.9
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 3.44. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.44
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.400. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.400
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.52. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.52
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Kaufman-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 131% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/25/1994, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.9 miles away from the Kaufman city center killed 3 people and injured 48 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 3/11/1963, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 0.6 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Kaufman-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 79% 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 261.0 miles away from Kaufman center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 143.7 miles away from the city 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 168.6 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 446.0 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) earthquake occurred 194.4 miles away from the city center
On 5/31/1997 at 03:26:41, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 45.8 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 Kaufman County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Tornadoes: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Storms: 4, Fires: 3, Winds: 2, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Kaufman topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Kaufman:

  • TEXAS HEALTH PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITAL KAUFMAN (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 850 ED HALL)
  • KAUFMAN HEALTHCARE CENTER (3001 S HOUSTON ST)
  • LEISURE LODGE KAUFMAN (3001 S HOUSTON ST)
  • PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITAL OF KA (HWY 243 W AT HWY 175)
  • ROSE HAVEN RETREAT NURSING HOME (1803 E HWY 243)
  • SUNFLOWER PARK HEALTH CARE (1803 HIGHWAY 243 EAST)
  • SUNFLOWER PARK NURSING HOME (1803 EAST HIGHWAY 243)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE KAUFMAN (2213 OLD KEMP HIGHWAY)
  • KAUFMAN DIALYSIS (2851 MILLENIUM DRIVE)
  • YOUR HEALTH TEAM (1512 FM 2727)

Airports and heliports located in Kaufman:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kaufman:

  • Eastfield College (about 26 miles; Mesquite, TX; Full-time enrollment: 8,323)
  • Cedar Valley College (about 27 miles; Lancaster, TX; FT enrollment: 3,603)
  • El Centro College (about 32 miles; Dallas, TX; FT enrollment: 6,086)
  • Southern Methodist University (about 34 miles; Dallas, TX; FT enrollment: 9,150)
  • Richland College (about 34 miles; Dallas, TX; FT enrollment: 11,617)
  • Mountain View College (about 37 miles; Dallas, TX; FT enrollment: 4,988)
  • Navarro College (about 37 miles; Corsicana, TX; FT enrollment: 7,711)

Public high schools in Kaufman:

  • KAUFMAN H S (Students: 965, Location: 3205 S HOUSTON ST, Grades: 9-12)
  • NORMAN J H (Students: 536, Location: 3701 S HOUSTON ST, Grades: 7-9)
  • GARY W CAMPBELL H S (Location: 4814 COUNTY RD 151, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Kaufman:

Private elementary/middle school in Kaufman:

  • KAUFMAN CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 76, Location: 401 N SHANNON ST, Grades: PK-6)
See full list of schools located in Kaufman

Library in Kaufman:

  • KAUFMAN COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $238,878; Location: 3790 S HOUSTON ST; 39,804 books; 3,558 audio materials; 1,194 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 46 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Kaufman: Kaufman County Courthouse (A), Kaufman Volunteer Fire Department (B), East Texas Medical Center Emergency Medical Service Kaufman (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Kaufman include: Saint Ann Church (A), College Heights Church (B), Episcopal Church of Our Merciful Saviour (C), Free Church of God True Holiness (D), Church of Christ (E), Southside Baptist Church (F), Macedonia Baptist Church (G), First Baptist Church (H), Faith of Deliverance Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Kaufman City Lakes (A), Lake 1 (B), Lake 2 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Kaufman include: Shannon Park (1), Lions Stadium (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Franklin County Historical Association (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 107 South).

Hotel: Best Western La Hacienda Inn (200 East Highway 175).

Birthplace of: Sonny Strait - Voice actor, Carl Birdsong - Football player, Johnny Hall - Football player.

Kaufman 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 Kaufman and their reported violations in the past:

BECKER JIBA WSC (Population served: 2,520, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-15-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-15-2007), St Public Notif received (2 times from FEB-07-2008 to FEB-07-2008), St Compliance achieved (APR-15-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-10-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-10-2007), St Public Notif received (SEP-25-2007), St Compliance achieved (APR-15-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-18-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-18-2007), St Public Notif received (SEP-25-2007), St Compliance achieved (APR-15-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-30-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-30-2007), St Public Notif received (SEP-25-2007), St Compliance achieved (APR-15-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-10-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-10-2006), St Public Notif received (FEB-01-2007), St Compliance achieved (APR-15-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-20-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-20-2006), St Public Notif received (AUG-24-2006), St Compliance achieved (APR-15-2008)
  • 4 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.9 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

70.3%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.7%
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 Kaufman in 2010:

  • 137 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 14 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 2 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Kaufman in 2000:

  • 149 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 68 people in nursing homes
  • 32 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Banks with branches in Kaufman (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Kaufman Branch at 2100 South Washington Street, branch established on 1975/07/30; Tx-Kaufman County 1 Branch at 2100 S Washington St, branch established on 2002/06/14. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Citizens National Bank of Texas: Citizens National Bank - Brookshires at 2235 South Washington, branch established on 2003/09/22. Info updated 2007/10/16: Bank assets: $565.0 mil, Deposits: $483.4 mil, headquarters in Waxahachie, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: First Citizens Bancshares, Inc.
  • The American National Bank of Texas: Kaufman Branch at 2700 South Washington, branch established on 1991/07/08. Info updated 2008/06/26: Bank assets: $2,334.7 mil, Deposits: $2,095.6 mil, headquarters in Terrell, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 28 total offices, Holding Company: A.N.b. Holding Company, Ltd.
  • Compass Bank: Kaufman Branch at 2219 South Washington Street, branch established on 2009/08/22. 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.

For population 15 years and over in Kaufman:

Marital status in Kaufman, TX
  • Never married: 30.2%
  • Now married: 40.0%
  • Separated: 5.7%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 17.7%

For population 25 years and over in Kaufman:

  • High school or higher: 76.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.6
Texas average:

14.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Kaufman
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Kaufman, TX (based on Kaufman County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant35,39596
Catholic6,0643
Mainline Protestant4,55422
Black Protestant1,86016
Other1,2826
Orthodox431
None54,152-
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: 11
Here:

1.14 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Kaufman County:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
This county:

1.35 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 42
Kaufman County:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 43
This county:

4.46 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.3%
State:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Kaufman County:

26.9%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Kaufman County:

16.3%
Texas:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Kaufman:

46.4%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.3%
State:

46.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.6
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Kaufman:

23.1%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Kaufman:

10.8%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Kaufman:

6.8
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Kaufman:

31.2%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
Here:

53.4%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.7%
State:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Kaufman, TX Residents

Kaufman government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $359,000 ($49.03)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,197,000 ($163.48)
    Water Utilities: $1,007,000 ($137.53)
    General - Other: $659,000 ($90.00)
    Central Staff Services: $546,000 ($74.57)
    Sewerage: $475,000 ($64.87)
    Regular Highways: $424,000 ($57.91)
    Local Fire Protection: $318,000 ($43.43)
    Financial Administration: $283,000 ($38.65)
    Solid Waste Management: $281,000 ($38.38)
    Parks and Recreation: $196,000 ($26.77)
    Health - Other: $110,000 ($15.02)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $69,000 ($9.42)
    General Public Buildings: $54,000 ($7.38)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $45,000 ($6.15)
    Libraries: $19,000 ($2.59)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash and Deposits: $42,000 ($5.74)
    Benefit Payments: $2,000 ($0.27)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $82,000 ($11.20)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $525,000 ($71.70)
    Regular Highways: $87,000 ($11.88)
    Parks and Recreation: $57,000 ($7.78)
    Police Protection: $52,000 ($7.10)
    Water Utilities: $24,000 ($3.28)
    Sewerage: $9,000 ($1.23)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,575,000 ($351.68)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $215,000 ($29.36)

Kaufman government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,313,000 ($179.32)
    Solid Waste Management: $293,000 ($40.02)
    Parks and Recreation: $7,000 ($0.96)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Governments: $9,000 ($1.23)
    Local Employee Contribution: $1,000 ($0.14)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $1,000 ($0.14)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $274,000 ($37.42)
    Fines and Forfeits: $169,000 ($23.08)
    Sale of Property: $89,000 ($12.16)
    General Revenue - Other: $74,000 ($10.11)
    Rents: $19,000 ($2.59)
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000 ($0.14)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,416,000 ($193.39)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $5,000 ($0.68)
  • Tax - Property: $1,799,000 ($245.70)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,377,000 ($188.06)
    Public Utilities Sales: $521,000 ($71.16)
    Other License: $50,000 ($6.83)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $27,000 ($3.69)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,000 ($0.14)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000 ($0.14)

Kaufman government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,976,000 ($816.17)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,481,000 ($748.57)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $495,000 ($67.60)

Kaufman government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,740,000 ($237.64)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,585,000 ($762.77)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $503,000 ($68.70)

10.80% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($52,273 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.80%
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 Dallas County, TX  4.86% ($52,760 average AGI)
from Henderson County, TX  0.54% ($37,649)
from Rockwall County, TX  0.47% ($67,139)


8.18% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($49,266 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.18%
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 Dallas County, TX  2.78% ($41,644 average AGI)
to Henderson County, TX  0.67% ($43,199)
to Van Zandt County, TX  0.47% ($48,598)
Businesses in Kaufman, TX
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Jack In The Box1
AT&T1KFC1
Ace Hardware1Lane Furniture1
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Best Western1Nike1
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1SONIC Drive-In1
Circle K1Sprint Nextel1
ColorTyme1Subway1
Dairy Queen1Taco Bell1
Dennys1U-Haul1
FedEx2UPS2
H&R Block1

Strongest AM radio stations in Kaufman:

  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • KAAM (770 AM; 10 kW; GARLAND, TX; Owner: DONTRON, INC.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KHCK (1480 AM; 5 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: KMRT-AM LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KDFT (540 AM; 1 kW; FERRIS, TX; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KGGR (1040 AM; daytime; 5 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRVA (1600 AM; 5 kW; COCKRELL HILL, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kaufman:

  • KLTY (94.9 FM; ARLINGTON, TX; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA OF TEXAS, LLC)
  • WRR (101.1 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CITY OF DALLAS, TEXAS)
  • KLUV-FM (98.7 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF DALLAS)
  • KRBV (100.3 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF FORT WORTH)
  • KLLI (105.3 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF DALLAS)
  • KEGL (97.1 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOAI (107.5 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: INFINITY KOAI-FM, INC.)
  • KVIL-FM (103.7 FM; HIGHLAND PARK-DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF TEXAS)
  • KHKS (106.1 FM; DENTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KZPS (92.5 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKDA-FM (104.5 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: SERVICE BROADCASTING I, LTD.)
  • KBFB (97.9 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KSCS (96.3 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KLNO (94.1 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KCBI (90.9 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CRISWELL CENTER FOR BIBLICAL STUDIES)
  • KDGE (102.1 FM; FORT WORTH-DALLAS, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDMX (102.9 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KERA (90.1 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPLX (99.5 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KPLX LICO, INC.)
  • KEOM (88.5 FM; MESQUITE, TX; Owner: MESQUITE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT)

TV broadcast stations around Kaufman:

  • KTVT (Channel 11; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: CBS STATIONS GROUP OF TEXAS L.P.)
  • KXAS-TV (Channel 5; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: STATION VENTURE OPERATIONS, LP)
  • KJJM-LP (Channel 46; DALLAS/MESQUITE, TX; Owner: JANE McGINNIS)
  • KDTN (Channel 2; DENTON, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDAF (Channel 33; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • KMPX (Channel 29; DECATUR, TX; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KTXA (Channel 21; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: VIACOM TELEVISION STATIONS GROUP OF DALLAS/FORT WORTH L.P.)
  • KUVN (Channel 23; GARLAND, TX; Owner: KUVN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KSTR-TV (Channel 49; IRVING, TX; Owner: TELEFUTURA DALLAS LLC)
  • KERA-TV (Channel 13; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPXD (Channel 68; ARLINGTON, TX; Owner: PAXSON DALLAS LICENSE, INC.)
  • KDFI (Channel 27; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NEW DMIC, INC.)
  • WFAA-TV (Channel 8; DALLAS, TX; Owner: WFAA-TV, L.P.)
  • KXTX-TV (Channel 39; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF TEXAS PARTNERSHIP, LP)
  • KDTX-TV (Channel 58; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF TEXAS, INC.)
  • KDFW (Channel 4; DALLAS, TX; Owner: KDFW LICENSE, INC.)
  • KTAQ (Channel 47; GREENVILLE, TX; Owner: MIKE SIMONS)
  • KLDT (Channel 55; LAKE DALLAS, TX; Owner: JOHNSON BROADCASTING OF DALLAS, INC.)
  • KLEG-LP (Channel 44; DALLAS, TX; Owner: DILIP VISWANATH)
  • K26HF (Channel 26; BRITTON, TX; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KHPK-LP (Channel 28; DE SOTO, TX; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KATA-LP (Channel 60; MESQUITE, TX; Owner: JANE McGINNIS)
  • K25FW (Channel 25; CORSICANA, TX; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KVFW-LP (Channel 65; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: GERALD BENAVIDES)
Kaufman fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Kaufman fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 47Number of bridges
  • 919ft / 280mTotal length
  • $93,000Total costs
  • 262,060Total average daily traffic
  • 35,563Total average daily truck traffic
  • 374,810Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Kaufman, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 81930-1939
  • 111950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 161970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 62010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Kaufman, TX
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Kaufman)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 141 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Kaufman, TX)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 48 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 81 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Kaufman)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 15 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Kaufman)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED8$94,4698$71,82617$119,8334$16,9305$28,9002$67,695
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$142,4103$53,7732$127,1750$00$03$54,080
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$05$67,21814$85,0725$20,3441$46,9902$70,255
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$08$150,1301$95,1501$134,0401$106,810
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$02$74,9901$23,7600$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0510.00 , 0511.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$217,890
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0510.00 , 0511.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Kaufman, TX
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Kaufman, TX - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 123. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 165 took place in 2005, and the least - 101 in 2014. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Kaufman, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (59.0%), and Structure Fires (27.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Kaufman, TX
    • 1,16559.0%Outside Fires
    • 55127.9%Structure Fires
    • 23211.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 271.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Kaufman, TX
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Kaufman, TX
  • 50.2%Utility gas
  • 49.0%Electricity
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Kaufman, TX
  • 69.0%Electricity
  • 27.8%Utility gas
  • 3.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Kaufman compared to Texas state average:

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

Kaufman on our top lists:

  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index decrease from 2002 to 2012 (population 5,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
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Total of 14 patent applications in 2008-2020.