Leroy, Texas

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Population in 2017: 345 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +3.0%
 
Males: 186  (54.1%)
Females: 159  (45.9%)
Median resident age:

36.1 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 76654.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $57,042 (it was $40,500 in 2000)
Leroy:

$57,042
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $24,966 (it was $16,970 in 2000)

Leroy city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $125,904 (it was $59,800 in 2000)
Leroy:

$125,904
TX:

$172,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $128,448; detached houses: $141,744; mobile homes: $39,427

Median gross rent in 2017: $928.

March 2019 cost of living index in Leroy: 79.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 6.8%
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  • Races in Leroy, TX (2010)
    • 31092.0%White alone
    • 133.9%Black alone
    • 133.9%Hispanic
    • 10.3%Two or more races

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



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Leroy, Texas as of July 07, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Leroy is 374 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (29.6%), German (21.2%), Czech (18.4%), English (8.4%), Irish (5.6%), Polish (1.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 498 feet

Land area: 1.91 square miles.

Population density: 181 people per square mile   (very low).

Leroy, Texas map

3 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.9%
Texas:

13.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,051 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,341 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Waco, TX (14.8 miles , pop. 113,726).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Arlington, TX (67.6 miles , pop. 332,969).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (75.1 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Ross, TX (2.3 miles ),
Axtell, TX (2.4 miles ),
Elm Mott, TX (2.5 miles ),
West, TX (2.6 miles ),
Mount Calm, TX (2.9 miles ),
Lacy-Lakeview, TX (3.0 miles ),
Bellmead, TX (3.2 miles ),
Penelope, TX (3.2 miles )

Latitude: 31.73 N, Longitude: 97.02 W

Area code: 254

Distribution of median household income in Leroy, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in Leroy, TX in 2017
Leroy satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.4%
Texas:

3.5%
Population change in the 1990s: +75 (+28.8%).
Most common industries in Leroy, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.4%)
  • Educational services (8.9%)
  • Public administration (8.4%)
  • Food (4.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.0%)
  • Personal & laundry services (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (7.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.0%)
  • Construction (6.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.1%)
  • Machinery, equipment, supplies merchant wholesalers (5.2%)
  • Health care (5.2%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (19.5%)
  • Educational services (14.9%)
  • Public administration (9.2%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (8.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.9%)
  • Food (4.6%)
  • Clothing & accessories, including shoe, stores (3.4%)
Most common occupations in Leroy, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.0%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (7.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (7.0%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7.0%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (20.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (11.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.7%)
  • Accountants and auditors (4.6%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.4%)

Average climate in Leroy, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 61.4. This is better than average.

City:

61.4
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.184. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.184
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2017 was 2.33. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.33
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.314. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.314
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 5.95. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.95
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Leroy-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 98% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/11/1953, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 8.3 miles away from the Leroy city center killed 114 people and injured 597 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/6/1973, a category F5 tornado 19.4 miles away from the city center .

Earthquake activity:

Leroy-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 236.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 389.4 miles away from Leroy center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 205.3 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 212.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1995 at 15:51:39, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 213.0 miles away from Leroy 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 358.9 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 McLennan County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Hurricanes: 5, Tornadoes: 5, Fires: 4, Explosions: 2, Winds: 2, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Leroy topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Leroy:

  • WEST REST HAVEN INC (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; WEST, TX)
  • HILLCREST MEDICAL CENTER AT WEST (Hospital, about 8 miles away; WEST, TX)
  • BELLMEAD REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; WACO, TX)
  • CRESTVIEW HEALTHCARE RESIDENCE LTD (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; WACO, TX)
  • PECAN RIDGE LIVING CENTER LTD (Hospital, about 12 miles away; WACO, TX)
  • WOODLAND SPRINGS NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; WACO, TX)
  • PARKVIEW NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; WACO, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Leroy:

  • Texas State Technical College-Waco (about 8 miles; Waco, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,210)
  • McLennan Community College (about 14 miles; Waco, TX; FT enrollment: 6,673)
  • Baylor University (about 15 miles; Waco, TX; FT enrollment: 14,800)
  • Hill College (about 20 miles; Hillsboro, TX; FT enrollment: 2,968)
  • Navarro College (about 39 miles; Corsicana, TX; FT enrollment: 7,711)
  • Temple College (about 50 miles; Temple, TX; FT enrollment: 3,796)
  • University of Mary Hardin-Baylor (about 53 miles; Belton, TX; FT enrollment: 2,885)

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McLennan 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:

2.6 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

74.4%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

3.9%
Whole state:

6.0%


No gay or lesbian households reported

6 people in homes for the mentally ill in 2000

For population 15 years and over in Leroy:

Marital status in Leroy, TX
  • Never married: 17.1%
  • Now married: 68.3%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 9.5%

For population 25 years and over in Leroy:

  • High school or higher: 86.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
  • 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:

8.2
Texas average:

14.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Leroy, TX (based on McLennan County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant82,151269
Catholic27,86414
Mainline Protestant22,33359
Other7,89414
Black Protestant3,85521
Orthodox1601
None90,649-
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: 22
Here:

0.97 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 25
This county:

1.10 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 115
Here:

5.05 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 127
This county:

5.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.1%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
McLennan County:

31.3%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.6%
Texas:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

49.6%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

46.7%
State:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Leroy:

28.7
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Leroy:

19.8%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Leroy:

8.7%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Leroy:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

36.1%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
Here:

55.5%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Leroy:

77.7%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Leroy, 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
Other Government Administration 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 0$0 0$0

5.77% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($50,111 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.77%
Texas average:

7.43%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($302 average AGI)
McLennan County:

0.02%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Bell County, TX  0.42% ($47,441 average AGI)
from Dallas County, TX  0.28% ($45,369)
from Tarrant County, TX  0.28% ($44,975)


5.55% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($48,737 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.55%
Texas average:

7.26%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($246 average AGI)
McLennan County:

0.04%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Bell County, TX  0.41% ($41,063 average AGI)
to Dallas County, TX  0.34% ($45,139)
to Tarrant County, TX  0.34% ($48,198)

Strongest AM radio stations in Leroy:

  • KBBW (1010 AM; 10 kW; WACO-MARLIN, TX; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING OF TEXAS)
  • KRZI (1580 AM; 10 kW; WACO, TX; Owner: VAN D. GOODALL, JR.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KRZX (1660 AM; 10 kW; WACO, TX; Owner: VAN D. GOODALL, JR.)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KWTX (1230 AM; 1 kW; WACO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Leroy:

  • KBRQ (102.5 FM; HILLSBORO, TX; Owner: CHASE RADIO PROPERTIES, L.L.C.)
  • WACO-FM (99.9 FM; WACO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWTX-FM (97.5 FM; WACO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBCT (94.5 FM; WACO, TX; Owner: KENNELWOOD BCST/G COMPANY, INC.)
  • KBGO (95.7 FM; WACO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDOS (107.9 FM; ROBINSON, TX; Owner: KICI-FM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KRBV (100.3 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF FORT WORTH)
  • KWBU-FM (103.3 FM; WACO, TX; Owner: BRAZOS VALLEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • KLLI (105.3 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF DALLAS)
  • KLRK (92.9 FM; MARLIN, TX; Owner: VAN D. GOODALL, JR.)

TV broadcast stations around Leroy:

  • KWBU-TV (Channel 34; WACO, TX; Owner: BRAZOS VALLEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • KCEN-TV (Channel 6; TEMPLE, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 6, INC.)
  • KXXV (Channel 25; WACO, TX; Owner: CENTEX TELEVISION LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWKT (Channel 44; WACO, TX; Owner: COMCORP OF TEXAS LICENSE CORP.)
  • KWTX-TV (Channel 10; WACO, TX; Owner: KWTX-KBTX LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KSEX-LP (Channel 57; DALLAS, TX; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KDAF (Channel 33; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)

Leroy fatal accident list:

Jun 5, 2011 07:43 PM, Kassberg, Lat: 31.725458, Lon: -97.034297, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 4, 2005 11:10 AM, Fm308, Commerce, Lat: 31.730530, Lon: -97.018110, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Mar 20, 1989 08:20 AM, Fm308, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 22Number of bridges
  • 177ft / 53.9mTotal length
  • $7,285,000Total costs
  • 13,075Total average daily traffic
  • 1,021Total average daily truck traffic
  • 18,205Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Leroy, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 61950-1959
  • 61960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 21990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Leroy, TX

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KC5DBD, Licensee ID: L00265706, Grant Date: 08/08/2013, Expiration Date: 09/26/2023, Certifier: Michael R Ewing, Registrant: Michael R Ewing, Leroy, TX 76654

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$82,590
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2007 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0035.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Leroy, TX
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Leroy, TX - Value
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Leroy, TX
  • 65.3%Electricity
  • 30.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.5%Other fuel
  • 1.7%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Leroy, TX
  • 80.0%Electricity
  • 20.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Leroy compared to Texas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below 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.
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