Leroy, Texas

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Population in 2014: 341 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +1.8%
 
Males: 188  (55.2%)
Females: 153  (44.8%)
Median resident age:  43.8 years
Texas median age:  34.0 years

Zip codes: 76654.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $56,252 (it was $40,500 in 2000)
Leroy:

$56,252
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $26,686 (it was $16,970 in 2000)

Leroy city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $89,866 (it was $59,800 in 2000)
Leroy:

$89,866
TX:

$132,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $136,743; Detached houses: $143,414; Townhouses or other attached units: $114,039; In 2-unit structures: $159,725; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $60,939; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $101,549; Mobile homes: $51,877; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $121,048

Median gross rent in 2013: $813.

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  • Races in Leroy, TX (2010)

    Leroy races chart
    • 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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Leroy: 82.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (22.9%), Czech (22.1%), German (22.1%), English (11.1%), Irish (7.5%), French (3.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 498 feet

Land area: 1.91 square miles.

Population density: 179 people per square mile   (very low).

Leroy,TX real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Leroy:

  • High school or higher: 87.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Leroy city:

  • Never married: 15.5%
  • Now married: 66.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 10.3%
  • Divorced: 7.3%

1 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.3%
Texas:

16.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,951 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,048 (1.8%)

Leroy satellite photo by USGS

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

Leroy household income distribution Leroy home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.0%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +75 (+28.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (30%)
  • Construction (21%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (22%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (4%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (41%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (19%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (4%)
  • Production occupations (3%)

Work and jobs in Leroy: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Leroy, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Hurricanes: 5, Storms: 5, Fires: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Wind: 1, 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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 76.6. This is about average.

City:

76.6
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.106. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.106
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 2.67. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.67
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.358. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.358
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 30.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 10.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.5
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 7.0%
(7.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.3
Texas average:

14.4

Leroy travel time to work - commute Leroy mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Leroy city (based on McLennan County data)

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
McLennan County:

0.97 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.10 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

5.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

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

6.10% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,086 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.10%
Texas average:

7.14%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($194 average AGI)
McLennan County:

0.05%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Bell County, TX  0.41% ($40,423 average AGI)
from Tarrant County, TX  0.28% ($33,861)
from Dallas County, TX  0.28% ($27,783)


5.97% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,911 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.97%
Texas average:

6.69%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($121 average AGI)
McLennan County:

0.03%
Texas average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Dallas County, TX  0.42% ($31,636 average AGI)
to Bell County, TX  0.42% ($30,749)
to Tarrant County, TX  0.34% ($34,167)

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:

Oct 4, 2005 11:10 AM, Fm308, Commerce, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Mar 20, 1989 08:20 AM, Fm308, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 0mTotal length
  • 850Total average daily traffic
  • 110Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,560Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

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

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 4

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (72%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (27%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

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 significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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