Kountze, Texas

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Population in 2017: 2,113 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -0.1%
 
Males: 1,004  (47.5%)
Females: 1,109  (52.5%)
Median resident age:

34.2 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 77625.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $42,042 (it was $28,352 in 2000)
Kountze:

$42,042
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $20,352 (it was $13,522 in 2000)

Kountze city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $88,756 (it was $40,100 in 2000)
Kountze:

$88,756
TX:

$172,200

Median gross rent in 2017: $800.

March 2019 cost of living index in Kountze: 79.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 12.4%
(12.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.1% for Black residents, 7.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Kountze, TX (2010)
    • 1,48870.1%White alone
    • 48722.9%Black alone
    • 1065.0%Hispanic
    • 190.9%Two or more races
    • 180.8%Asian alone
    • 40.2%American Indian alone
    • 10.05%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 30 registered sex offenders living in Kountze, Texas as of May 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Kountze is 73 to 1.


Crime rates in Kountze by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(46.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(47.6)
1
(47.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(45.2)
1
(46.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(45.9)
1
(44.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(47.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(46.0)
2
(90.3)
2
(92.1)
0
(0.0)
4
(183.7)
2
(89.8)
1
(46.1)
1
(45.9)
1
(47.9)
2
(95.1)
1
(47.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(47.8)
2
(94.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(138.1)
6
(271.0)
8
(368.3)
6
(276.9)
11
(505.3)
2
(89.8)
2
(92.3)
7
(321.2)
10
(478.9)
9
(428.0)
10
(478.7)
5
(241.1)
6
(286.5)
3
(142.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
25
(1,151)
21
(948.5)
19
(874.8)
24
(1,108)
32
(1,470)
15
(673.6)
11
(507.4)
6
(275.4)
13
(622.6)
22
(1,046)
8
(383.0)
9
(433.9)
7
(334.3)
22
(1,042)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
28
(1,289)
54
(2,439)
37
(1,703)
38
(1,754)
22
(1,011)
21
(943.0)
16
(738.0)
34
(1,560)
32
(1,533)
26
(1,236)
31
(1,484)
16
(771.5)
26
(1,242)
28
(1,326)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
10
(460.4)
8
(361.3)
2
(92.1)
0
(0.0)
5
(229.7)
6
(269.4)
2
(92.3)
2
(91.8)
1
(47.9)
3
(142.7)
2
(95.7)
6
(289.3)
7
(334.3)
2
(94.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(46.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(46.0)
1
(46.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(46.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(47.4)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)210.4310.3274.9203.0354.6187.2197.0167.0218.9343.3299.7132.6171.4228.3

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City-data.com crime index in Kountze, TX

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 6 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.39
Texas average:

2.05
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Ancestries: American (9.3%), Irish (7.4%), French (4.8%), German (4.6%), Italian (4.0%), English (3.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 81 feet

Land area: 3.97 square miles.

Population density: 532 people per square mile   (low).

Kountze, Texas map

251 residents are foreign born (10.5% Latin America).

This city:

11.3%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,977 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $790 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Beaumont, TX (23.4 miles , pop. 113,866).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Southeast Montgomery, TX (64.2 miles , pop. 208,076).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (76.7 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Silsbee, TX (2.9 miles ),
Lumberton, TX (3.2 miles ),
Chance-Loeb, TX (3.4 miles ),
Wildwood, TX (3.6 miles ),
Rose Hill Acres, TX (3.8 miles ),
Evadale, TX (3.9 miles ),
Pinewood Estates, TX (3.9 miles ),
Saratoga-Batson, TX (3.9 miles )

Latitude: 30.38 N, Longitude: 94.32 W

Area code: 409

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $100,200
  • 1998: 29 buildings, average cost: $106,000
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $112,300
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $77,500
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $77,500
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $86,300
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $96,000
  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2009: 7 buildings, average cost: $83,600
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2012: 7 buildings, average cost: $105,600
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $180,000
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $240,000
  • 2016: 7 buildings, average cost: $204,200
  • 2017: 4 buildings, average cost: $194,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Kountze, TX residents
Average permit cost in Kountze, TX
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.6%
Texas:

3.5%
Most common industries in Kountze, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (9.3%)
  • Health care (9.3%)
  • Educational services (8.7%)
  • Public administration (7.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.9%)
  • Public administration (6.6%)
  • Truck transportation (5.6%)
  • Wood products (5.4%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (5.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.9%)
  • Educational services (15.6%)
  • Public administration (7.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.3%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (3.0%)
Most common occupations in Kountze, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Construction laborers (5.0%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.2%)
  • Cashiers (5.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.6%)

Average climate in Kountze, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Kountze-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 66% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/7/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 38.3 miles away from the Kountze city center killed one person and injured 81 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/13/1982, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 18.0 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Kountze-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 92% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 304.3 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) earthquake occurred 421.5 miles away from Kountze center
On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 253.4 miles away from Kountze center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 353.4 miles away from Kountze 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 321.0 miles away from Kountze center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 356.0 miles away from Kountze center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hardin County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Hurricanes: 6, Tornadoes: 5, Fires: 3, Winds: 2, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Kountze topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Kountze:

  • HARDIN MEMORIAL HOSP (provides emergency services, HWY 326 S DRAWER H)
  • KOUNTZE NURSING CENTER (604 FM 1293)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Kountze:

  • ROOSEVELT GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 8 miles away; SILSBEE, TX)
  • MDS CHOICE HOME HEALTH INC (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; SILSBEE, TX)
  • WOODLEA COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 9 miles away; SILSBEE, TX)
  • TRI COUNTY HOME HEALTH INC (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; SILSBEE, TX)
  • VILLAGE CREEK REHABILITATION AND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; LUMBERTON, TX)
  • LOOP ROAD LIVING CENTER (Hospital, about 16 miles away; BEAUMONT, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kountze:

  • Lamar Institute of Technology (about 27 miles; Beaumont, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,023)
  • Lamar University (about 28 miles; Beaumont, TX; FT enrollment: 13,658)
  • Lee College (about 60 miles; Baytown, TX; FT enrollment: 4,278)
  • McNeese State University (about 68 miles; Lake Charles, LA; FT enrollment: 7,444)
  • Angelina College (about 68 miles; Lufkin, TX; FT enrollment: 3,478)
  • San Jacinto Community College (about 69 miles; Pasadena, TX; FT enrollment: 13,517)
  • SOWELA Technical Community College (about 70 miles; Lake Charles, LA; FT enrollment: 2,160)

Public high schools in Kountze:

Public elementary/middle schools in Kountze:

See full list of schools located in Kountze

Library in Kountze:

  • KOUNTZE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $125,088; Location: 800 REDWOOD ST; 16,134 books; 620 audio materials; 719 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 15 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • For the birthplace of: section, Josh Hancock also played for Northwestern, additionally Gabriell Mattox plays for the University of Texas Women's Basketball Team, Drew Dawson will be playing football for Harding University starting this fall, Ashton Hall plays men's basketball for Lamar University, and there are several others playing basketball for two year colleges

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Kountze: Kountze Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (A), Hardin County Highway Patrol (B), Kountze Police Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Barbara Lynn & Solar System Band (Arcades & Amusements; 645 Williford Street).

Birthplace of: Geater Davis - Soul musician, Keith Alex - Football player, Keithan Hancock - College basketball player (Northwestern St. Demons), Tramaine Hancock - College basketball player (Northwestern St. Demons).

Hardin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.7 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

73.3%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.3%
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: 0.1% of all households
46 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
3 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles in 2010
81 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000
42 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Kountze (2011 data):

  • Citizens Bank: Kountze Branch at 1055 S Pine St, branch established on 1992/10/30. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $338.0 mil, Deposits: $305.1 mil, headquarters in Kilgore, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: East Texas Financial Corporation
  • Compass Bank: Kountze Branch at 1105 South Pine Street, branch established on 1999/04/05. 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 Kountze:

Marital status in Kountze, TX
  • Never married: 30.9%
  • Now married: 45.8%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

For population 25 years and over in Kountze:

  • High school or higher: 74.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 5.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.5
Texas average:

14.0

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

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Religion statistics for Kountze, TX (based on Hardin County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant21,99378
Catholic3,2144
Mainline Protestant3,2118
Other8524
Black Protestant6125
None24,753-
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
Hardin County:

2.13 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Hardin County:

0.58 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

5.63 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
Here:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.6%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.9%
Texas:

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

13.8%
Texas:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Kountze:

47.1%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

42.4%
State:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.2
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

21.5%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.9%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Kountze:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Kountze:

34.2%
State:

33.0%

General health condition:
Kountze:

52.8%
State:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.4%
State:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Kountze, 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
Police Protection - Officers 6$16,240$32,4801$844
Sewerage 5$11,130$26,7120$0
Local Libraries 2$4,541$27,2461$1,331
Other Government Administration 2$9,930$59,5800$0
Judicial and Legal 2$5,732$34,3920$0
Police - Other 1$1,771$21,2521$1,333
Water Supply 1$3,230$38,7600$0
Gas Supply 1$4,074$48,8880$0
Totals for Government 20$56,648$33,9893$3,508

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

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $375,000 ($177.47)
    Sewerage: $354,000 ($167.53)
    Water Utilities: $354,000 ($167.53)
    General - Other: $212,000 ($100.33)
    Gas Utilities: $203,000 ($96.07)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $198,000 ($93.71)
    Solid Waste Management: $181,000 ($85.66)
    Central Staff Services: $125,000 ($59.16)
    Libraries: $105,000 ($49.69)
    Parks and Recreation: $7,000 ($3.31)
  • Gas Utilities - Interest on Debt: $14,000 ($6.63)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $43,000 ($20.35)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $851,000 ($402.74)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $332,000 ($157.12)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $11,000 ($5.21)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $270,000 ($127.78)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $344,000 ($162.80)
    Gas Utilities: $249,000 ($117.84)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $330,000 ($156.18)
    Property: $210,000 ($99.38)
    Public Utilities Sales: $171,000 ($80.93)
    Public Utility License: $16,000 ($7.57)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,416,000 ($670.14)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,304,000 ($617.13)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $112,000 ($53.01)

7.38% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($55,171 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.38%
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 Jefferson County, TX  2.55% ($59,367 average AGI)
from Orange County, TX  0.64% ($46,913)
from Harris County, TX  0.50% ($63,939)


6.81% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($51,331 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.81%
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 Jefferson County, TX  1.96% ($50,108 average AGI)
to Orange County, TX  0.62% ($43,057)
to Harris County, TX  0.54% ($51,425)
Businesses in Kountze, TX
NameCountNameCount
Dairy Queen1Super 81
FedEx1U-Haul1
SONIC Drive-In1UPS1
Subway1

Strongest AM radio stations in Kountze:

  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSET (1300 AM; 1 kW; SILSBEE, TX; Owner: DAVE COLLIER COMMUNICATION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KLVI (560 AM; 5 kW; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KQHN (1510 AM; daytime; 5 kW; NEDERLAND, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • 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)
  • KZZB (990 AM; 1 kW; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: MARTIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDEI (1250 AM; 5 kW; PORT ARTHUR, TX; Owner: RADIO MARIA, INC.)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KJOJ (880 AM; 10 kW; CONROE, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KLAT (1010 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KTXJ (1350 AM; 5 kW; JASPER, TX; Owner: LASTING VALUE RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kountze:

  • KAYD-FM (101.7 FM; SILSBEE, TX; Owner: HILCO COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KQBU-FM (93.3 FM; PORT ARTHUR, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KQQK (107.9 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KTJM (98.5 FM; PORT ARTHUR, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KRWP (97.5 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KIOC (106.1 FM; ORANGE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOBT (100.7 FM; WINNIE, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KQXY-FM (94.1 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KTHT (97.1 FM; CLEVELAND, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KVST (103.7 FM; WILLIS, TX; Owner: NEW WAVO COMMUNICATION GROUP, INC.)
  • KYKR (95.1 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKMY (104.5 FM; ORANGE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KHPT (106.9 FM; CONROE, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KSHN (99.9 FM; LIBERTY, TX; Owner: TRINITY RIVER VALLEY BROADCASTING CO)
  • KVLU (91.3 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: LAMAR UNIVERSITY)
  • KTCX (102.5 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Kountze:

  • K09VO (Channel 9; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: BEAUMONT BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KBTV-TV (Channel 4; PORT ARTHUR, TX; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF BEAUMONT/PORT ARTHUR, L.L.C.)
  • KBMT (Channel 12; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 12 OF BEAUMONT, INC.)
  • KFDM-TV (Channel 6; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF TEXAS, INC.)
  • KITU (Channel 34; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION INC)
  • KVHP (Channel 29; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: NATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KJDF-LP (Channel 46; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: ARACELIS ORTIZ, EXECUTRIX OF THE ESTATE OF CARLOS ORTIZ)
  • KEBQ-LP (Channel 22; BEAUMONT-ORANGE, TX; Owner: WELLSPRINGS BEAUMONT TELEVISION, INC.)
Kountze fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Kountze fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 16Number of bridges
  • 197ft / 60.1mTotal length
  • $9,000Total costs
  • 52,280Total average daily traffic
  • 5,584Total average daily truck traffic
  • 73,250Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Kountze, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 31930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 51960-1969
  • 21990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Kountze, TX
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
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 ORIGINATED1$88,5502$48,9752$82,8651$42,7101$20,3701$36,050
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$01$95,2100$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$63,4701$59,5501$9,7900$01$63,470
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$01$55,2400$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0304.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$106,960
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0304.00

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

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

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 54. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 141 took place in 2011, and the least - 3 in 2003. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Kountze, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (66.0%), and Structure Fires (22.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Kountze, TX
    • 61066.0%Outside Fires
    • 20522.2%Structure Fires
    • 919.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 181.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Kountze, TX
Most common first names in Kountze, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James7571.8 years
John4974.6 years
Mary3977.5 years
Robert3471.6 years
William3372.0 years
Willie3274.9 years
Charles2763.2 years
George2575.2 years
Thomas2069.7 years
Joseph1771.3 years
Most common last names in Kountze, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3373.0 years
Williams2975.4 years
Brown2579.7 years
Flowers2077.3 years
Jordan2072.5 years
Overstreet1780.7 years
Williford1675.9 years
Davis1670.8 years
Jones1576.9 years
Parker1573.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Kountze, TX
  • 81.0%Electricity
  • 17.2%Utility gas
  • 1.0%Wood
  • 0.8%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Kountze, TX
  • 90.5%Electricity
  • 6.3%Utility gas
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.6%No fuel used


Kountze compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above 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.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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