Leakey, Texas

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Population in 2019: 438 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +13.2%
 
Males: 209  (47.9%)
Females: 229  (52.1%)
Median resident age:

24.1 years
Texas median age:

35.1 years

Zip codes: 78873.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $26,649 (it was $22,019 in 2000)
Leakey:

$26,649
TX:

$64,034

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $10,109 (it was $11,511 in 2000)

Leakey city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $121,634 (it was $49,600 in 2000)
Leakey:

$121,634
TX:

$200,400

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $137,127; detached houses: $149,552; mobile homes: $70,697

Median gross rent in 2019: $902.

March 2019 cost of living index in Leakey: 82.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 40.7%
(40.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 42.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Leakey, Texas as of July 03, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Leakey is 61 to 1.


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Ancestries: English (10.7%), German (4.7%), American (4.4%), Irish (3.7%), Scotch-Irish (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1621 feet

Land area: 0.56 square miles.

Population density: 786 people per square mile   (low).

Leakey, Texas map

74 residents are foreign born (11.2% Latin America).

This city:

11.2%
Texas:

17.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,619 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: San Antonio, TX (77.5 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities:

Camp Wood, TX (3.9 miles ),
Utopia, TX (4.0 miles ),
Knippa, TX (5.5 miles ),
Sabinal, TX (5.7 miles ),
Rocksprings, TX (5.8 miles ),
Uvalde, TX (5.9 miles ),
Uvalde Estates, TX (6.3 miles ),
Ingram, TX (6.3 miles )

Latitude: 29.73 N, Longitude: 99.76 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 830

Distribution of median household income in Leakey, TX in 2019
Distribution of house value in Leakey, TX in 2019
Leakey satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

9.0%
Texas:

8.0%
Most common industries in Leakey, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (15.1%)
  • Construction (13.2%)
  • Educational services (9.9%)
  • Health care (7.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.3%)
  • Recyclable material merchant wholesalers (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (26.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (15.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (10.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (7.9%)
  • Recyclable material merchant wholesalers (6.6%)
  • Truck transportation (5.3%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (17.1%)
  • Health care (14.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (14.5%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (9.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.6%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (5.3%)
  • Personal & laundry services (5.3%)
Most common occupations in Leakey, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.6%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.6%)
  • Child care workers (4.6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (9.2%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.6%)
  • Construction laborers (6.6%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (6.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (13.2%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (9.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.9%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.6%)
  • Child care workers (6.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.3%)

Average climate in Leakey, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Leakey-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 59% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/16/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 28.9 miles away from the Leakey city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 9/15/1996, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 17.2 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused $20,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Leakey-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 19% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 219.3 miles away from the city center
On 10/20/2011 at 12:24:41, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 117.6 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 236.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 117.3 miles away from Leakey center
On 1/2/1992 at 11:45:35, a magnitude 5.0 (4.6 MB, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 267.9 miles away from Leakey center
On 3/26/2020 at 15:16:27, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MW, Depth: 5.9 mi) earthquake occurred 289.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Real County (13) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Fires: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Airports located in Leakey:

See details about airports located in Leakey, TX

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Leakey:

  • Southwest Texas Junior College (about 35 miles; Uvalde, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,569)
  • Northwest Vista College (about 66 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 9,683)
  • The University of Texas at San Antonio (about 70 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 25,503)
  • Our Lady of the Lake University (about 77 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 2,133)
  • Palo Alto College (about 79 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 5,055)
  • San Antonio College (about 79 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 15,182)
  • Trinity University (about 80 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 2,467)

Public high schools in Leakey:

See full list of schools located in Leakey

Library in Leakey:

  • REAL COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $65,802; Location: 225 MAIN ST; 23,508 books; 972 audio materials; 1,007 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 17 print serial subscriptions; 2 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Leakey: Leakey Volunteer Fire Department (A), Frio Canyon Emergency Medical Service (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Real 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 Leakey and their reported violations in the past:

CRIDERS FRIO RIVER RESORT (Population served: 54, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-01-2011), St Public Notif requested (NOV-29-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-29-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In SEP-01-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-18-2013), St Public Notif requested (DEC-18-2013)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JUN-01-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-20-2013), St Public Notif requested (SEP-20-2013)
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 minor monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

66.1%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.9%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

Banks with branches in Leakey (2011 data):

  • The Hondo National Bank: Hondo National Bank, Leakey Branch at 410 South U.S. Highway 83, branch established on 2006/12/07. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $162.0 mil, Deposits: $143.0 mil, headquarters in Hondo, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Texas Heritage Bancshares, Inc.
  • First State Bank of Uvalde: Frio Canyon Branch at 243 South Evergreen Street, branch established on 1973/07/16. Info updated 2009/08/27: Bank assets: $838.8 mil, Deposits: $756.4 mil, headquarters in Uvalde, TX, positive income, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Briscoe Ranch, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Leakey:

Marital status in Leakey, TX
  • Never married: 29.9%
  • Now married: 39.3%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 21.0%

For population 25 years and over in Leakey:

  • High school or higher: 72.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.7%
  • Unemployed: 5.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

16.6
Texas average:

13.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Leakey, TX (based on Real County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,3208
Catholic7392
Mainline Protestant2151
None1,035-
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: 2
Real County:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Real County:

3.39 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Real County:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
This county:

10.17 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Real County:

10.5%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

25.4%
Texas:

26.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.0%
Texas:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Leakey:

44.6%
State:

47.4%

Average BMI:
Leakey:

28.7
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Leakey:

23.2%
Texas:

20.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

12.0%
State:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Leakey:

6.9
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Leakey:

36.4%
Texas:

33.1%

General health condition:
Leakey:

52.6%
Texas:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

75.3%
State:

80.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Leakey, TX Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 2$7,544$45,2641$1,107
Other Government Administration 1$1,000$12,0006$4,621
Totals for Government 3$8,544$34,1767$5,728

9.42% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($61,034 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.42%
Texas average:

7.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Businesses in Leakey, TX

  • U-Haul: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Leakey:

  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KENS (1160 AM; 25 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: KENS-TV, INC.)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSAH (720 AM; 10 kW; UNIVERSAL CITY, TX; Owner: KSAH LICENSING, INC.)
  • KDRY (1100 AM; 11 kW; ALAMO HEIGHTS, TX; Owner: KDRY RADIO, INC.)
  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • KTSA (550 AM; 5 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF SAN ANTONIO)
  • KSLR (630 AM; 5 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF TEXAS, INC.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KVOZ (890 AM; 12 kW; DEL MAR HILLS, TX; Owner: CONSOLIDATED RADIO, INC.)
  • KONO (860 AM; 5 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KLUP (930 AM; 5 kW; TERRELL HILLS, TX; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Leakey:

  • KBLT (104.3 FM; LEAKEY, TX; Owner: RADIO CACTUS, LTD.)
  • KBNU (93.9 FM; UVALDE, TX; Owner: RADIO CACTUS, LTD.)
  • KAYG (99.1 FM; CAMP WOOD, TX; Owner: LA RADIO CRISTIANA NETWORK INC)

TV broadcast stations around Leakey:

  • K43GC (Channel 43; LEAKEY, TX; Owner: UNIVERSAL CABLE HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • K45FL (Channel 45; LEAKEY, TX; Owner: UNIVERSAL CABLE HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • K47GF (Channel 47; LEAKEY, TX; Owner: UNIVERSAL CABLE HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KRRT (Channel 35; KERRVILLE, TX; Owner: SAN ANTONIO (KRRT-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • KPXL (Channel 26; UVALDE, TX; Owner: PAXSON SAN ANTONIO LICENSE, INC.)

Leakey fatal accident list:

Oct 26, 2003 04:15 AM, Fm337, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Apr 6, 1985 07:35 PM, 83, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 46ft / 13.7mTotal length
  • 15,110Total average daily traffic
  • 3,087Total average daily truck traffic
  • 21,170Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
Most common first names in Leakey, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1473.8 years
John1179.1 years
Mary1175.7 years
William1072.6 years
Robert880.5 years
Charles773.9 years
George568.4 years
Thomas469.5 years
Donald474.0 years
Carl474.5 years
Most common last names in Leakey, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Buchanan1089.6 years
Brice975.1 years
Chisum881.9 years
Smith779.3 years
Rogers772.3 years
Thompson675.6 years
Leistikow665.5 years
Pendley576.8 years
Tampke572.8 years
Clark581.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Leakey, TX
  • 83.6%Electricity
  • 12.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.6%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Leakey, TX
  • 93.3%Electricity
  • 6.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Leakey compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 7 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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