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Population in 2012: 13,738 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: +21.6%
 

Males: 6,043  (44.0%)
Females: 7,695  (56.0%)

Median resident age:  32.7 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 75662.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $43,787 (it was $33,910 in 2000)
Kilgore:

$43,787
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,235

Kilgore city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $74,120 (it was $55,600 in 2000)
Kilgore:

$74,120
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $91,673; Detached houses: $97,324; Townhouses or other attached units: $58,562; In 2-unit structures: $7,266; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $65,392; Mobile homes: $34,216

Median gross rent in 2012: $705.

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  • White alone - 8,549 (64.9%)
  • Hispanic - 2,456 (18.7%)
  • Black alone - 1,745 (13.3%)
  • Asian alone - 201 (1.5%)
  • Two or more races - 193 (1.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 21 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Kilgore: 83.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: United States (12.3%), Irish (11.8%), English (7.9%), German (7.2%), French (3.4%), Scottish (2.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 15.4 square miles.

Population density: 893 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Kilgore:

  • High school or higher: 79.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.8%
  • Unemployed: 6.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kilgore city:

  • Never married: 28.8%
  • Now married: 46.4%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 9.8%
  • Divorced: 12.2%

1,568 residents are foreign born

This city:  11.9%
Texas:  16.4%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 53 registered sex offenders living in Kilgore, Texas as of October 24, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Kilgore to the number of sex offenders is 259 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,286 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $542 (1.0%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Longview, TX (10.9 miles , pop. 73,344).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (64.3 miles , pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (115.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Sabine, TX (1.9 miles) , Liberty City, TX (2.5 miles ), Lakeport, TX (3.1 miles ), New London, TX (3.1 miles ), Overton, TX (3.2 miles ), Clarksville City, TX (3.2 miles ), White Oak, TX (3.2 miles ), Longview, TX (3.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 19 buildings, average cost: $83,900
  • 1998: 19 buildings, average cost: $83,900
  • 1999: 22 buildings, average cost: $85,400
  • 2000: 14 buildings, average cost: $55,600
  • 2001: 25 buildings, average cost: $81,100
  • 2002: 43 buildings, average cost: $93,300
  • 2003: 35 buildings, average cost: $108,600
  • 2004: 26 buildings, average cost: $123,500
  • 2005: 33 buildings, average cost: $107,200
  • 2006: 22 buildings, average cost: $128,700
  • 2007: 28 buildings, average cost: $85,800
  • 2008: 14 buildings, average cost: $133,100
  • 2009: 11 buildings, average cost: $133,100
  • 2010: 11 buildings, average cost: $138,600
  • 2011: 10 buildings, average cost: $138,600
  • 2012: 12 buildings, average cost: $138,600

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 32.39 N, Longitude: 94.87 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Texas City of Stars

Daytime population change due to commuting: +6,436 (+48.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,002 (49.6%)

Area code: 903

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Crime rates in Kilgore by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 2000100000010
per 100,000 16.60.00.00.08.60.00.00.00.00.00.07.50.0
Rapes 8131414157111225966
per 100,000 66.4112.5118.6120.1128.659.390.298.716.541.373.645.345.1
Robberies 1417771378141711769
per 100,000 116.3147.159.360.1111.459.365.6115.2140.391.057.245.367.6
Assaults 64394338303822343127352848
per 100,000 531.6337.5364.3326.0257.2321.8180.4279.8255.8223.3286.2211.4360.7
Burglaries 1541871791531481311531421291217884102
per 100,000 1279.11618.11516.41312.71268.81109.21254.71168.51064.41000.5637.8634.1766.6
Thefts 818830785860992860713645568642574464547
per 100,000 6794.07181.86650.37378.88504.17282.05847.15307.84686.55308.44693.83502.44110.9
Auto thefts 36313857554949636146365143
per 100,000 299.0268.2321.9489.1471.5414.9401.8518.4503.3380.4294.4385.0323.2
Arson 430000221001113
per 100,000 33.226.00.00.00.00.016.4172.80.00.08.27.597.7
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 609.6620.4580.4602.3668.1528.9479.3502.5406.5415.6387.2320.8370.5

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 47 (36 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.71
Texas average:

1.95

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Kilgore, Texas accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.8%
Texas:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -41 (-0.4%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (23%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Extraction workers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Kilgore-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 239% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/26/1957, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.9 miles away from the Kilgore city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 4/26/1957, a category F3 tornado 3.1 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Kilgore-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 84.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Gregg County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Fires: 2, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: David Van Os - Politician, Robert Patrick (playwright) - Playwright, Randy Matson - Athletics competitor, Tommy Merritt - Texas State Representative, Alvin Reed - Football player, Kenta Bell - Athletics competitor.

Main business address for: MARTIN MIDSTREAM PARTNERS LP (WHOLESALE-PETROLEUM BULK STATIONS & TERMINALS).


Hospitals/medical centers in Kilgore:

  • TRC KILGORE DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, 209 HWY 42 NORTH)
  • ALLEGIANCE SPECIALTY HOSPITAL OF KILGORE (Acute Care Hospitals,Proprietary, 1612 SOUTH HENDERSON BLVD)
  • EVERGREEN DANVILLE ROAD COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, 1104 DANVILLE RD)
  • EVERGREEN STEVENS COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, 107 STEVENS RD)
  • ROYAL DRIVE COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, 3009 ROYAL DR)
  • SCEYNE COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, 805 SCEYNE)
  • SPRUCE COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, 2700 SPRUCE ST)
  • GREGG HOME FOR THE AGED INC (Nursing Home, 144 FM 1252 WEST)
  • KILGORE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, 2700 S HENDERSON BLVD)
  • KILGORE NURSING CENTER INC (Nursing Home, 2700 HENDERSON BOULEVARD)
  • STONE ROAD NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, 3607 STONE ROAD)
  • THE WILLOWS OF KILGORE (Nursing Home, 1901 WHIPPORWILL)

Political contributions by individuals in Kilgore, TX

Airports and heliports located in Kilgore:


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Amtrak station near Kilgore:

  • 12 miles: LONGVIEW (905 PACIFIC AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Local government website: www.cityofkilgore.com

College/University in Kilgore:

  • Kilgore College (Full-time enrollment: 2,977; Location: 1100 Broadway; Public; Website: www.kilgore.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Kilgore:

  • LeTourneau University (about 10 miles; Longview, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,187)
  • The University of Texas at Tyler (about 23 miles; Tyler, TX; FT enrollment: 4,172)
  • Tyler Junior College (about 25 miles; Tyler, TX; FT enrollment: 6,186)
  • Stephen F Austin State University (about 55 miles; Nacogdoches, TX; FT enrollment: 10,307)
  • Trinity Valley Community College (about 60 miles; Athens, TX; FT enrollment: 2,707)
  • Louisiana State University-Shreveport (about 69 miles; Shreveport, LA; FT enrollment: 2,639)
  • Bossier Parish Community College (about 72 miles; Bossier City, LA; FT enrollment: 3,177)

Public high schools in Kilgore:

Private high school in Kilgore:

  • CALVARY WAY ACADEMY (Students: 53; Location: 106 W WOODLAWN ST; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Kilgore:

See full list of schools located in Kilgore, School District: KILGORE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Kilgore:

  • KILGORE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $374,022; Location: 301 N HENDERSON BLVD; 31,944 books; 2,657 audio materials; 1,245 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 65 print serial subscriptions; 4 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Kilgore: Rangerette Showcase Museum (A), East Texas Oil Museum at Kilgore College (B), Kilgore Fire Department Station 2 (C), Kilgore Fire Department Station 3 (D), Kilgore Fire Department Central Station (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Kilgore include: Post Oak Church (A), Highland Park Baptist Church (B), Faith Baptist Church (C), Eastview Baptist Church (D), Bethel Baptist Church (E), First Church of God (F), West View Church of Christ (G), Church of Christ (H), Christ the King Catholic Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Strong Memorial Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Laguna de los Olmos (A), Elder Lake (B), Duncan Lake (C), Kilgore Lake (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Turkey Creek (A), Peavine Creek (B), Bighead Creek (C), Big Caney Creek (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Kilgore include: Saint John Memorial Stadium (1), Meadowbrook Park (2), R E Saint Johns Stadium (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Best Western Inn of Kilgore (1411 North Highway 259) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

 
Gregg County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  SO2 NO2 Ozone 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 23.3. This is better than average.
City:

23.3
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.31. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.31
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 5.42. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

5.42
U.S.:

9.39
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 27.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

27.4
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2005 was 11.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.6
U.S.:

11.4


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 16.4%
(10.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 55.7% for Black residents, 14.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 14.7% for other race residents, 18.6% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  68.6%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.8%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Kilgore, TX

People in group quarters in Kilgore in 2010:

  • 415 people in college/university student housing
  • 150 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 17 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 6 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 4 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Kilgore in 2000:

  • 297 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 47 people in nursing homes
  • 13 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 12 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 9 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 8 people in religious group quarters
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally ill

Kilgore compared to Texas state average:

Kilgore, Texas environmental map by EPA

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  • Median house value below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.


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Banks with branches in Kilgore (2011 data):

  • Kilgore National Bank: Liberty City Branch at 6031 Old Hwy 135 North, branch established on 2007/10/30; at 410 North Kilgore Street, branch established on 2000/11/20. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $85.7 mil, Deposits: $77.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Kilgore National Financial Corporation
  • Citizens Bank: Brookshire Branch at 747 Highway 259 North, branch established on 2001/02/28; at 301 E Main Street, branch established on 1949/07/24. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $338.0 mil, Deposits: $305.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: East Texas Financial Corporation
  • Austin Bank, Texas National Association: Kilgore Branch at 1006 Stone Road, branch established on 1980/11/03. Info updated 2010/10/14: Bank assets: $1,328.1 mil, Deposits: $1,154.0 mil, headquarters in Jacksonville, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 31 total offices, Holding Company: Jane Austin Chapman Limited Partnership, L.P.
  • Regions Bank: Kilgore Main Office at 910 North Kilgore Street, branch established on 1906/01/01. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • Bank Texas, National Association: Kilgore Office Branch at 4405 Highway42 North, branch established on 2008/10/18. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $211.5 mil, Deposits: $181.1 mil, headquarters in Quitman, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Bt Holdings, Inc.
  • Compass Bank: Kilgore Branch at 1200 N Kilgore St, branch established on 1934/09/01. 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.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Kilgore, Texas:

  • Ramada Inn Kilgore, 3501 Hwy 259 N, Kilgore, TX 75662 , Phone: (903) 983-3456, Fax: (903) 984-3193
  • Americas Best Value Inn & Suites, 3298 Us Hwy 259 N, Kilgore, TX 75662 , Phone: (903) 988-2800, Fax: (903) 988-2805
  • Holiday Inn Express Kilgore, TX, 3308 Us Hwy 259 N, Kilgore, TX 75662 , Phone: (903) 986-3533, Fax: (903) 986-2835
  • Hampton Inn Kilgore, 3109 Us Hwy 259 N, Kilgore, TX 75662 , Phone: (903) 983-3300, Fax: (903) 983-3306
  • Comfort Suites Kilgore, 1210 Hwy 259 N, Kilgore, TX 75662 , Phone: (903) 984-2385, Fax: (903) 984-3014
  • Days Inn, 4312 State Hwy 42 N, Kilgore, TX 75662 , Phone: (903) 983-2975
All 6 fire-safe hotels and motels in Kilgore, Texas

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Kilgore travel time to work - commute


Kilgore mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (52%)
  • Utility gas (47%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Kilgore city (based on Gregg County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 73.09%
Here73.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChurches of ChristChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Adherents48.8%11.2%10.4%6.8%2.8%
Congregations18.5%7.3%2.0%17.9%4.6%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA) Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents2.6%2.3%2.1%2.1%11.0%
Congregations4.0%0.7%4.0%2.6%38.4%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 19
This county:

1.63 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Gregg County:

0.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 16
Gregg County:

1.37 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 92
This county:

7.87 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 91
Gregg County:

7.79 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

10.2%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.1%
Texas:

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

13.2%
State:

15.7%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4$13,694$41,0820$0
Other Government Administration 10$23,588$28,3060$0
Judicial and Legal 4$11,139$33,4170$0
Police Protection - Officers 30$103,967$41,5870$0
Police - Other 8$21,011$31,5170$0
Firefighters 30$96,944$38,77813$6,117
Streets and Highways 8$20,320$30,4800$0
Health 3$9,416$37,6640$0
Solid Waste Management 1$2,028$24,3360$0
Sewerage 5$12,502$30,0051$509
Parks and Recreation 8$17,300$25,9500$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 3$13,118$52,4720$0
Water Supply 21$55,171$31,5261$356
Local Libraries 5$13,009$31,2224$2,803
Other and Unallocable 9$23,409$31,2122$1,202
Totals for Government 149$436,616$35,16421$10,987

Kilgore government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Own Hospitals: $13,477,000 ($981.00)
    Water Utilities: $2,463,000 ($179.28)
    Police Protection: $2,103,000 ($153.08)
    Fire Protection: $1,462,000 ($106.42)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,102,000 ($80.22)
    Regular Highways: $749,000 ($54.52)
    Sewerage: $504,000 ($36.69)
    Parks & Recreation: $387,000 ($28.17)
    Central Staff Services: $322,000 ($23.44)
    Libraries: $246,000 ($17.91)
    Financial Administration: $223,000 ($16.23)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $209,000 ($15.21)
    General - Other: $167,000 ($12.16)
    General Public Buildings: $106,000 ($7.72)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $102,000 ($7.42)
    Housing & Community Development: $6,000 ($0.44)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $320,000 ($23.29)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $59,000 ($4.29)
    Fire Protection: $44,000 ($3.20)
    Police Protection: $32,000 ($2.33)
    General - Other: $27,000 ($1.97)
    Financial Administration: $24,000 ($1.75)
    Judicial: $12,000 ($0.87)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $9,956,000 ($724.71)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $647,000 ($47.10)

Kilgore government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $13,477,000 ($981.00)
    Sewerage: $1,464,000 ($106.57)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,410,000 ($102.64)
    All Other: $87,000 ($6.33)
    Parks & Recreation: $27,000 ($1.97)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $129,000 ($9.39)
    General Support: $59,000 ($4.29)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $541,000 ($39.38)
    Interest Earnings: $196,000 ($14.27)
    Property Sale Other: $1,000 ($0.07)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,307,000 ($167.93)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $3,068,000 ($223.32)
    Property: $2,493,000 ($181.47)
    Public Utilities: $489,000 ($35.59)
    Other Selective Sales: $118,000 ($8.59)
    NEC: $33,000 ($2.40)

Kilgore government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $12,388,000 ($901.73)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $5,333,000 ($388.19)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Water Utilities: $2,250,000 ($163.78)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $13,641,000 ($992.94)
    Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $5,018,000 ($365.26)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $997,000 ($72.57)
    Other, NEC: $315,000 ($22.93)

Kilgore government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $2,657,000 ($193.41)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,628,000 ($264.09)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $531,000 ($38.65)

8.92% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,635 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.92%
Texas average:

8.37%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($240 average AGI)
Gregg County:

0.05%
Texas average:

0.20%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Harrison County, TX  1.05% ($31,010 average AGI)
from Upshur County, TX  0.87% ($31,358)
from Rusk County, TX  0.85% ($36,739)


8.58% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,585 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.58%
Texas average:

7.44%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($134 average AGI)
Gregg County:

0.04%
Texas average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Harrison County, TX  1.05% ($32,853 average AGI)
to Upshur County, TX  0.96% ($35,029)
to Rusk County, TX  0.80% ($38,950)

Strongest AM radio stations in Kilgore:

  • KOFY (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GILMER, TX; Owner: JERRY RUSSELL D/B/A THE RUSSELL COMPANY)
  • KBGE (1240 AM; 1 kW; KILGORE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KEES (1430 AM; 5 kW; GLADEWATER, TX; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTBB (600 AM; 5 kW; TYLER, TX; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KWRD (1470 AM; 5 kW; HENDERSON, TX; Owner: JERRY RUSSELL D/B/A THE RUSSELL COMPANY)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFRO (1370 AM; 1 kW; LONGVIEW, TX; Owner: WALLER MEDIA, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KPYN (900 AM; 10 kW; ATLANTA, TX; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kilgore:

  • KKTX-FM (96.1 FM; KILGORE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KNUE (101.5 FM; TYLER, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KYKX (105.7 FM; LONGVIEW, TX; Owner: WALLER MEDIA, LLC)
  • KIXK (99.3 FM; WHITE OAK, TX; Owner: REYNOLDS RADIO, INC.)
  • KTPB (88.7 FM; KILGORE, TX; Owner: KILGORE JUNIOR COLLEGE)
  • KPXI (100.7 FM; OVERTON, TX; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA OF TEXAS, LLC)
  • KBLZ (102.7 FM; WINONA, TX; Owner: S.O. 2,000, LC)
  • KFRO-FM (95.3 FM; GILMER, TX; Owner: WALLER MEDIA, LLC)
  • KVNE (89.5 FM; TYLER, TX; Owner: EDUC. RADIO FOUND. OF E. TEXAS, INC.)
  • KOOI (106.5 FM; JACKSONVILLE, TX; Owner: WALLER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTAA (90.7 FM; BIG SANDY, TX; Owner: INSTITUTE IN BASIC LIFE PRINCIPLES, INC.)
  • KBJS (90.3 FM; JACKSONVILLE, TX; Owner: EAST TEXAS MEDIA ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • KTYL-FM (93.1 FM; TYLER, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KXAL-FM (100.3 FM; TATUM, TX; Owner: HUNT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KISX (107.3 FM; WHITEHOUSE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGLY (91.3 FM; TYLER, TX; Owner: EDUC. RADIO FOUND. OF E. TEXAS, INC.)
  • KRMD-FM (101.1 FM; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • K243AE (96.5 FM; TYLER, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Kilgore:

  • KLPN-LP (Channel 58; LONGVIEW, TX; Owner: WARWICK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KFXK (Channel 51; LONGVIEW, TX; Owner: WARWICK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KLTV (Channel 7; TYLER, TX; Owner: CIVCO, INC.)
  • KLGV-LP (Channel 10; LONGVIEW, TX; Owner: INTERNATIONAL BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KETK-TV (Channel 56; JACKSONVILLE, TX; Owner: KETK LICENSEE L.P.)
  • KLSB-TV (Channel 19; NACOGDOCHES, TX; Owner: KLSB ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • KTBS-TV (Channel 3; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: KTBS, INC.)
  • KMSS-TV (Channel 33; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: COMCORP OF TEXAS LICENSE CORP.)
  • KSLA-TV (Channel 12; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: KSLA, LLC)
  • KTPN-LP (Channel 48; TYLER, TX; Owner: WARWICK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K20DL (Channel 20; TYLER, TX; Owner: PROGRESSIVE CABLE COMMUNICATIONS)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Kilgore fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here




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
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
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 ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED24$113,82728$102,26040$98,24114$30,2891$41,88013$62,1491$23,030
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$22,1102$104,0853$123,1400$00$01$36,6701$17,800
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$87,5888$64,86615$98,7998$31,7600$01$9,7103$52,203
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$74,6604$129,3008$121,8801$23,1500$02$42,8450$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$117,3001$91,0102$77,2500$00$00$01$28,990

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0106.00 , 0107.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$137,0731$137,520
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$113,2550$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$180,9350$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0106.00 , 0107.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 358
  • Hazardous Condition: 115
  • Service Call: 48
  • Good Intent Call: 30

Incident types - Kilgore


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Kilgore, TX

Most common first names in Kilgore, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James19271.1 years
John17774.8 years
William16074.7 years
Mary14978.8 years
Robert10972.2 years
Willie7773.9 years
George7577.6 years
Charles7269.9 years
Annie5583.5 years
Thomas5472.6 years
Most common last names in Kilgore, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith10976.9 years
Jones8974.4 years
Williams8475.1 years
Johnson7478.2 years
Jackson6570.6 years
Davis6078.0 years
Brown5373.6 years
Moore3868.3 years
Anderson3875.6 years
Lee3481.3 years
Businesses in Kilgore, TX
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Lane Furniture1
AutoZone1McDonald's2
Best Western1Nike2
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
CVS1RadioShack1
Church's Chicken1Ramada1
Dairy Queen1SONIC Drive-In1
Days Inn1Subway1
Dennys1Taco Bell1
Domino's Pizza1U-Haul1
FedEx5UPS6
H&R Block1Verizon Wireless1
Holiday Inn1Walgreens1
Jack In The Box1Walmart1
KFC1Wendy's1
Browse common businesses in Kilgore, TX

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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Jeffrey L. Bolding (14)
  • David R. Smith (10)
  • John R. Edens (8)
  • David Randolph Smith (6)
  • Jimmy L. Kennedy (3)
  • Gary K. Evans (2)
  • Willie V. Evans (2)
  • Terry Gebhardt (2)
  • John Raymond Edens (2)
  • Seokjoo Hong (1)

Total of 47 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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