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Population in 2012: 434 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +12.1%
 

Males: 201  (46.3%)
Females: 233  (53.7%)

Median resident age:  41.1 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 78873.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $26,944 (it was $22,019 in 2000)
Leakey:

$26,944
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,933

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $60,159 (it was $49,600 in 2000)
Leakey:

$60,159
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $84,748; Detached houses: $78,454; Mobile homes: $111,565

Median gross rent in 2012: $617.

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  • White alone - 297 (69.9%)
  • Hispanic - 112 (26.4%)
  • Two or more races - 8 (1.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 6 (1.4%)
  • Black alone - 2 (0.5%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Leakey: 81.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (22.3%), Irish (10.3%), United States (8.5%), French (6.1%), English (5.6%), Dutch (4.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1621 feet

Land area: 0.56 square miles.

Population density: 779 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Leakey:

  • High school or higher: 86.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.1%
  • Unemployed: 19.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Leakey city:

  • Never married: 10.6%
  • Now married: 65.9%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 11.6%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

13 residents are foreign born

This city:  2.7%
Texas:  16.4%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Leakey, Texas as of August 21, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Leakey to the number of sex offenders is 87 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,357 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $438 (0.8%)

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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

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.1%
Texas:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -12 (-3.0%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (31%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Utilities (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (6%)
  • Retail trade (23%)
  • Public administration (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (16%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7%)
  • Construction laborers (7%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (13%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7%)
  • Child care workers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Leakey-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 39% 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 below Texas state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/2005 at 14:39:16, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 97.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Real County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Fires: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Storms: 3, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Airports located in Leakey:


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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Leakey:

  • Southwest Texas Junior College (about 36 miles; Uvalde, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,240)
  • Northwest Vista College (about 66 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 4,219)
  • The University of Texas at San Antonio (about 70 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 21,323)
  • The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (about 73 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 2,738)
  • St Marys University (about 75 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 3,271)
  • San Antonio College (about 79 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 8,290)
  • Palo Alto College (about 79 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 2,782)

Public high schools in Leakey:

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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)

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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 that have no violations reported:

  • HEB FOUNDATION MAIN PLANT (Population served: 560, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • HEB FOUNDATION CAMP LINNETS WING (Population served: 140, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 15.4%
(11.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Leakey, TX

Leakey compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age above state average.


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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.

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (62%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (31%)
  • Utility gas (3%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Other fuel (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Leakey city (based on Real County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 76.96%
Here77.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchChurches of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchOther
Adherents40.9%38.8%10.2%9.1%1.0%
Congregations27.3%18.2%27.3%18.2%9.1%
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: 2
This county:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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
This county:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Real County:

10.17 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

10.5%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

25.4%
Texas:

26.6%

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
Other Government Administration 1$1,771$21,2521$1,753
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$452
Solid Waste Management 2$3,565$21,3900$0
Water Supply 0$0 1$731
Totals for Government 3$5,336$21,3443$2,936


10.85% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($42,474 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.85%
Texas average:

8.37%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Harris County, TX  1.05% ($53,364 average AGI)
from Uvalde County, TX  0.95% ($31,300)


9.38% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,773 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.38%
Texas average:

7.44%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Uvalde County, TX  1.16% ($28,917 average AGI)

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, Drunken drivers: 1
Apr 6, 1985 07:35 PM, 83, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Leakey)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • 1 Mi N By W (Lat: 29.755778 Lon: -99.785333), Call Sign: WRG602
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.160 MHz, 155.340 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/27/2004, Expiration Date: 08/24/2014
    Registrant: Universal Licensing Service Inc, 3419 Via Lido 609, Newport Beach, CA 92663-3908, Phone: (877) 677-3639, Fax: (949) 515-2544
  • Hwy 336 21 Mi N (Lat: 30.029111 Lon: -99.835889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 55 m, Call Sign: WPKR459
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.525 MHz, 462.525 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/17/2012, Expiration Date: 06/13/2022, Certifier: Dennis Skruhak
    Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street, Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4100, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • Leakey, Tx (Lat: 29.710167 Lon: -99.735500), Type: Tower, Structure height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: KKC809
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.650 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/31/2011, Expiration Date: 02/05/2022
    Registrant: Bandera Electric Cooperative Inc, Bandera, TX 78003, Phone: (830) 796-3741, Email:
  • LEAKEY, 3 Mi Sw (Lat: 29.693056 Lon: -99.815833), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 78.3 m, Overall height: 80.2 m, Call Sign: WPJX852
    Assigned Frequencies: 938.175 MHz, 939.750 MHz, 935.150 MHz, 937.150 MHz, 935.725 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/17/2011, Expiration Date: 12/09/2021, Certifier: John L Edmonds
    Registrant: Fish & Richardson P.C., 1425 K Street, N.W., 11th Floor, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 626-7754, Fax: (202) 783-2331, Email:
  • Lat: 29.724167 Lon: -99.763056, Call Sign: WQBZ757
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.850 MHz, 467.875 MHz, 467.900 MHz, 467.925 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/12/2005, Expiration Date: 01/12/2015, Certifier: Michael Davis
    Registrant: Fit, 1565 Oak St, Eugene, OR 97401, Phone: (541) 485-8441, Fax: (541) 485-7556, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Leakey)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Leakey)


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

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