Little River-Academy, Texas

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Population in 2013: 1,966 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +19.5%
 
Males: 1,081  (55.0%)
Females: 885  (45.0%)
Median resident age:  38.6 years
Texas median age:  34.0 years

Zip codes: 76554.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $48,862 (it was $39,063 in 2000)
Little River-Academy:

$48,862
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $19,876 (it was $15,236 in 2000)

Little River-Academy city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $104,013 (it was $63,500 in 2000)
Little River-Academy:

$104,013
TX:

$132,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $155,295; Detached houses: $163,729; Townhouses or other attached units: $100,845; In 2-unit structures: $111,308; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $170,215; Mobile homes: $50,006; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $13,421

Median gross rent in 2013: $600.

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  • Races in Little River-Academy, TX (2010)

    Little River-Academy races chart
    • 1,54178.6%White alone
    • 35318.0%Hispanic
    • 281.4%Black alone
    • 231.2%Two or more races
    • 80.4%Asian alone
    • 60.3%American Indian alone
    • 20.1%Other race alone

Races in Little River-Academy detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Little River-Academy: 80.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (25.8%), English (19.8%), Irish (9.2%), United States (6.4%), Czech (3.3%), Polish (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 2.74 square miles.

Population density: 716 people per square mile   (low).

Little River-Academy,TX real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Little River-Academy:

  • High school or higher: 91.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Little River-Academy city:

  • Never married: 25.4%
  • Now married: 51.5%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 14.6%

72 residents are foreign born (3.2% Latin America, 0.4% Europe).

This city:

3.8%
Texas:

16.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,592 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,296 (1.3%)

Little River-Academy satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Temple, TX (7.5 miles , pop. 54,514).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Austin, TX (52.8 miles , pop. 656,562).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (126.6 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: Temple, TX (2.7 miles ), Holland, TX (2.8 miles ), Belton, TX (2.9 miles ), Rogers, TX (2.9 miles ), Salado, TX (3.3 miles ), South Bell, TX (3.4 miles ), Morgan's Point Resort, TX (3.6 miles ), East Bell, TX (3.7 miles ).

Latitude: 30.99 N, Longitude: 97.36 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 254

Little River-Academy household income distribution Little River-Academy home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.1%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +341 (+26.2%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Wholesale trade (13%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Utilities (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (37%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (18%)
  • Transportation occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (25%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in Little River-Academy: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Little River-Academy, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Little River-Academy-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 57% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/27/1997, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 19.4 miles away from the Little River-Academy city center killed 27 people and injured 12 people and caused $40 million in damages.

On 5/11/1953, a category F5 tornado 40.9 miles away from the city center killed 114 people and injured 597 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Little River-Academy-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 82% 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 245.0 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 361.1 miles away from Little River-Academy 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 157.3 miles away from the city 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 259.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/7/2008 at 09:51:12, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, 3.9 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 148.6 miles away from Little River-Academy 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 350.9 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 Bell County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 7, Hurricanes: 4, Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Little River-Academy topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Little River-Academy:

  • TAYLOR COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 5 miles away; TEMPLE, TX)
  • CORNERSTONE GARDENS LLP (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; TEMPLE, TX)
  • PROSPECT COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 6 miles away; TEMPLE, TX)
  • MANORCARE HEALTH SERVICES (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; TEMPLE, TX)
  • TEMPLE LIVING CENTER EAST (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; TEMPLE, TX)
  • FOUR SEASONS NURS CTR (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; TEMPLE, TX)
  • BETHESDA HOME HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; TEMPLE, TX)

Amtrak station near Little River-Academy:

  • 8 miles: TEMPLE (315 WEST AVE. B) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Little River-Academy:

  • Temple College (about 6 miles; Temple, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,796)
  • University of Mary Hardin-Baylor (about 9 miles; Belton, TX; FT enrollment: 2,885)
  • Central Texas College (about 29 miles; Killeen, TX; FT enrollment: 15,911)
  • Baylor University (about 42 miles; Waco, TX; FT enrollment: 14,800)
  • McLennan Community College (about 44 miles; Waco, TX; FT enrollment: 6,673)
  • Texas State Technical College-Waco (about 48 miles; Waco, TX; FT enrollment: 4,210)
  • Concordia University-Texas (about 49 miles; Austin, TX; FT enrollment: 2,192)

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Notable locations in Little River-Academy: Little River Substation (A), Little River Community Center (B), Little River Academy Volunteer Fire Department and Emergency Medical Services (C), Academy City Hall (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Little River-Academy include: Little River United Methodist Church (A), First Baptist Church (B), First Baptist Church of Academy (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Little River-Academy: John Glover Stadium (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Bell 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 2012 was 81.5. This is about average.

City:

81.5
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 33.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.3
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 15.3%
(17.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.8 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  78.6%
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: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Little River-Academy compared to Texas state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.6
Texas average:

14.4

Little River-Academy travel time to work - commute Little River-Academy mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (80%)
  • Utility gas (18%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Little River-Academy city (based on Bell County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant84,720225
Catholic25,3669
Mainline Protestant16,86144
Other14,38619
Black Protestant5,37819
None163,524-
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: 26
Bell County:

0.94 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 41
Bell County:

1.48 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 117
Bell County:

4.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 143
Here:

5.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.6%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Bell County:

27.5%
Texas:

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

10.4%
State:

15.7%
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 2$2,705
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$1,000
Police Protection - Officers 1$3,255$39,0600$0
Totals for Government 1$3,255$39,0603$3,705

13.49% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,424 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

13.49%
Texas average:

7.14%

0.94% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,479 average AGI)
Bell County:

0.94%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Coryell County, TX  0.90% ($31,859 average AGI)
from Bexar County, TX  0.33% ($37,160)
from Williamson County, TX  0.33% ($36,341)


14.42% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,575 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

14.42%
Texas average:

6.69%

0.93% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,232 average AGI)
Bell County:

0.93%
Texas average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Coryell County, TX  0.86% ($29,141 average AGI)
to Williamson County, TX  0.44% ($49,661)
to Travis County, TX  0.43% ($31,008)

Strongest AM radio stations in Little River-Academy:

  • KTON (940 AM; 1 kW; BELTON, TX; Owner: SHELDON COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • KTEM (1400 AM; 1 kW; TEMPLE, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KRZX (1660 AM; 10 kW; WACO, TX; Owner: VAN D. GOODALL, JR.)
  • KBBW (1010 AM; 10 kW; WACO-MARLIN, TX; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING OF TEXAS)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRZI (1580 AM; 10 kW; WACO, TX; Owner: VAN D. GOODALL, JR.)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KLBJ (590 AM; 5 kW; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: EMMIS AUSTIN RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
  • WMOP (900 AM; 5 kW; OCALA, FL; Owner: FLORIDA SPORTSTALK, INC.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Little River-Academy:

  • KNCT-FM (91.3 FM; KILLEEN, TX; Owner: CENTRAL TEXAS COLLEGE)
  • KWTX-FM (97.5 FM; WACO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WACO-FM (99.9 FM; WACO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOOC (106.3 FM; BELTON, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KBGO (95.7 FM; WACO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KVLT (88.5 FM; TEMPLE, TX; Owner: AMERICAN EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KUSJ (105.5 FM; HARKER HEIGHTS, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KLFX (107.3 FM; NOLANVILLE, TX; Owner: SHELDON BROADCASTING, LTD.)
  • KDHT (93.3 FM; CEDAR PARK, TX; Owner: EMMIS AUSTIN RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
  • KHHL (98.9 FM; LEANDER, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KBDE (89.9 FM; TEMPLE, TX; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KFMK (105.9 FM; ROUND ROCK, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLTD (101.7 FM; TEMPLE, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KQBT (104.3 FM; TAYLOR, TX; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KXCS (103.9 FM; CAMERON, TX; Owner: EQUICOM, INC)
  • KINV (107.7 FM; GEORGETOWN, TX; Owner: SIMMONS LONE STAR MEDIA, LTD.)
  • KHTZ (94.3 FM; CAMERON, TX; Owner: CAMERON BROADCASTING CO)
  • KLRK (92.9 FM; MARLIN, TX; Owner: VAN D. GOODALL, JR.)
  • KIIZ-FM (92.3 FM; KILLEEN, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Little River-Academy:

  • KCEN-TV (Channel 6; TEMPLE, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 6, INC.)
  • KNCT (Channel 46; BELTON, TX; Owner: CENTRAL TEXAS COLLEGE)
  • KWKT (Channel 44; WACO, TX; Owner: COMCORP OF TEXAS LICENSE CORP.)
  • KXXV (Channel 25; WACO, TX; Owner: CENTEX TELEVISION LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWTX-TV (Channel 10; WACO, TX; Owner: KWTX-KBTX LICENSEE CORP.)
  • K38FN (Channel 38; WACO, TX; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • KAKW (Channel 62; KILLEEN, TX; Owner: KAKW LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KWBU-TV (Channel 34; WACO, TX; Owner: BRAZOS VALLEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • K16CY (Channel 16; KILLEEN, TX; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 3m10ftTotal length
  • $545,000Total costs
  • 1,650Total average daily traffic
  • 231Total average daily truck traffic
  • 3,040Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
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
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$194,7002$97,0154$186,1031$20,350
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$01$91,6301$16,460
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$01$121,7000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0214.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2007
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$154,160
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2007 2006 2005 2004 2002

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0214.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 12
  • Hazardous Condition: 10
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Little River-Academy

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