Lorena, Texas

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Population in 2014: 1,733 (28% urban, 73% rural). Population change since 2000: +20.9%
 
Males: 812  (46.9%)
Females: 921  (53.1%)
Median resident age:  36.4 years
Texas median age:  34.0 years

Zip codes: 76655.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $61,260 (it was $47,891 in 2000)
Lorena:

$61,260
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $26,733 (it was $19,315 in 2000)

Lorena city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $130,039 (it was $80,400 in 2000)
Lorena:

$130,039
TX:

$132,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $141,818; Detached houses: $144,439

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,039.

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  • Races in Lorena, TX (2010)

    Lorena races chart
    • 1,48387.7%White alone
    • 1679.9%Hispanic
    • 150.9%Black alone
    • 160.9%Asian alone
    • 90.5%Two or more races
    • 10.06%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Lorena: 81.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (17.3%), English (14.8%), Irish (8.5%), United States (8.4%), Scotch-Irish (3.6%), Dutch (3.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 3.22 square miles.

Population density: 538 people per square mile   (low).

Lorena,TX real estate house value index trend

Lorena, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Lorena:

  • High school or higher: 90.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.4%
  • Unemployed: 0.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lorena city:

  • Never married: 26.7%
  • Now married: 56.5%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 9.8%

48 residents are foreign born (1.3% Europe, 1.2% Latin America, 0.3% Asia).

This city:

2.8%
Texas:

16.5%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 13 registered sex offenders living in Lorena, Texas as of December 05, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Lorena to the number of sex offenders is 131 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,618 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,353 (2.0%)

Lorena satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Waco, TX (12.2 miles , pop. 113,726).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Austin, TX (81.3 miles , pop. 656,562).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (101.1 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Hewitt, TX (2.2 miles ), Bruceville-Eddy, TX (2.4 miles ), Golinda, TX (2.9 miles ), Robinson, TX (2.9 miles ), Woodway, TX (2.9 miles ), Chilton, TX (2.9 miles ), Moody, TX (3.2 miles ), Beverly Hills, TX (3.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 20 buildings, average cost: $64,200
  • 1998: 18 buildings, average cost: $140,600
  • 1999: 25 buildings, average cost: $99,800
  • 2000: 10 buildings, average cost: $119,900
  • 2002: 6 buildings, average cost: $139,300
  • 2003: 12 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2004: 28 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2005: 18 buildings, average cost: $130,000
  • 2006: 18 buildings, average cost: $130,000
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $140,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $145,000
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $135,000
  • 2013: 6 buildings, average cost: $162,500
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $215,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 31.38 N, Longitude: 97.21 W

Area code: 254

Lorena household income distribution Lorena home values distribution

Crime rates in Lorena by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 00001000101N/A2
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.061.00.00.00.058.70.057.4N/A115.6
Robberies 0021020000000
per 100,000 0.00.0130.963.90.0120.80.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 2111010125613
per 100,000 133.666.165.463.90.060.40.058.9117.4289.5344.258.5173.4
Burglaries 584415955669614
per 100,000 334.0529.1261.8255.4914.6543.5293.8294.5352.1347.4516.4351.1809.2
Thefts 36263024263031363426342019
per 100,000 2,404.81,719.61,963.41,532.61,585.41,811.61,821.42,120.11,995.31,505.51,950.71,170.31,098.3
Auto thefts 1221111222120
per 100,000 66.8132.3130.963.961.060.458.8117.8117.4115.857.4117.00.0
Arson 0000000010000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.058.70.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 157.8134.9166.2121.0188.5170.3102.1131.8191.8157.9243.1145.0237.1

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Lorena detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 6 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.89
Texas average:

2.02
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.0%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +173 (+13.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (22%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)
  • Production occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (34%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Lorena, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Lorena-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 76% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/11/1953, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 12.2 miles away from the Lorena 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 23.3 miles away from the city center .

Earthquake activity:

Lorena-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 81% 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 237.1 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 373.3 miles away from Lorena 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 186.0 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 231.1 miles away from the city 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 352.1 miles away from Lorena 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 177.3 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).
Lorena topographic map

Birthplace of: Clint Dolezel - Football player, Dusty Saxton - Drummer, Kristen Kelly - Country singer.

Hospitals and medical centers near Lorena:

  • ROYAL MANOR (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; WACO, TX)
  • WESLEY WOODS HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; WACO, TX)
  • SENIOR CARE OF HEWITT (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; HEWITT, TX)
  • WEST WARD GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 9 miles away; WACO, TX)
  • REGENT CARE CENTER OF WOODWAY (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; WACO, TX)
  • INTERIM HEALTHCARE OF WACO (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; WACO, TX)
  • ROBINSON NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; ROBINSON, TX)

Amtrak station near Lorena:

  • 12 miles: MCGREGOR (1 AMTRAK BLVD.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lorena:

  • Baylor University (about 13 miles; Waco, TX; Full-time enrollment: 14,800)
  • McLennan Community College (about 15 miles; Waco, TX; FT enrollment: 6,673)
  • Texas State Technical College-Waco (about 20 miles; Waco, TX; FT enrollment: 4,210)
  • Temple College (about 24 miles; Temple, TX; FT enrollment: 3,796)
  • University of Mary Hardin-Baylor (about 27 miles; Belton, TX; FT enrollment: 2,885)
  • Central Texas College (about 40 miles; Killeen, TX; FT enrollment: 15,911)
  • Hill College (about 45 miles; Hillsboro, TX; FT enrollment: 2,968)

Public high school in Lorena:

  • LORENA HIGH (Students: 464, Location: 1 LEOPARD LN, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Lorena:

  • LORENA MIDDLE (Students: 500, Location: 500 LEOPARD LN, Grades: 6-8)
  • LORENA EL (Students: 384, Location: 420 N HOUSTON, Grades: 3-5)
  • LORENA PRI (Students: 243, Location: 1191 OLD LORENA RD, Grades: PK-2)
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Notable location: Lorena Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Lorena Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Soil Conservation Service Site 8 Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Lorena include: Evans Field (1), McBrayer Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

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 76.8. This is about average.

City:

76.8
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.106. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.5 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 11.8 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 11.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.358
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 30.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 10.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.5
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 13.1%
(12.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.8 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  81.1%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  3.0%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households

Lorena, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Lorena (2011 data):

  • Extraco Banks, National Association: Lorena Branch at 107 South Frontage Road, branch established on 1986/01/09. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,194.0 mil, Deposits: $883.6 mil, headquarters in Temple, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 19 total offices, Holding Company: Extraco Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.0
Texas average:

14.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Lorena 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:
This city:

50.5%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

48.0%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Lorena:

28.8
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.6%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Lorena:

9.9%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Lorena:

6.8
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Lorena:

36.4%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
This city:

56.9%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.7%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lorena, 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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$341
Other Government Administration 4$14,677$44,0310$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$764
Police Protection - Officers 5$17,225$41,3401$930
Police - Other 1$2,247$26,9640$0
Water Supply 4$10,674$32,0221$1,749
Totals for Government 14$44,823$38,4204$3,784

Lorena government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $272,000 ($156.95)
    Police Protection: $182,000 ($105.02)
    Water Utilities: $179,000 ($103.29)
    Solid Waste Management: $94,000 ($54.24)
    Sewerage: $77,000 ($44.43)
    Regular Highways: $29,000 ($16.73)
    Fire Protection: $8,000 ($4.62)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $16,000 ($9.23)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $98,000 ($56.55)
    Regular Highways: $24,000 ($13.85)
    Financial Administration: $22,000 ($12.69)
    Police Protection: $2,000 ($1.15)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $285,000 ($164.45)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $287,000 ($165.61)

Lorena government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $131,000 ($75.59)
    Sewerage: $126,000 ($72.71)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $24,000 ($13.85)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $48,000 ($27.70)
    General Revenue, NEC: $45,000 ($25.97)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $689,000 ($397.58)
  • Tax - Property: $168,000 ($96.94)
    Public Utilities: $131,000 ($75.59)
    Total General Sales: $94,000 ($54.24)
    NEC: $19,000 ($10.96)

Lorena government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $4,452,000 ($2568.96)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $246,000 ($141.95)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $188,000 ($108.48)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $4,399,000 ($2538.37)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $58,000 ($33.47)
    Water Utilities: $53,000 ($30.58)

Lorena government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $662,000 ($382.00)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $441,000 ($254.47)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $309,000 ($178.30)

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 Lorena:

  • KRZX (1660 AM; 10 kW; WACO, TX; Owner: VAN D. GOODALL, JR.)
  • KRZI (1580 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.)
  • KWTX (1230 AM; 1 kW; WACO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • 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.)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lorena:

  • KLRK (92.9 FM; MARLIN, TX; Owner: VAN D. GOODALL, JR.)
  • WACO-FM (99.9 FM; WACO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWTX-FM (97.5 FM; WACO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWBU-FM (103.3 FM; WACO, TX; Owner: BRAZOS VALLEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • KBGO (95.7 FM; WACO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBCT (94.5 FM; WACO, TX; Owner: KENNELWOOD BCST/G COMPANY, INC.)
  • KBDE (89.9 FM; TEMPLE, TX; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KLTD (101.7 FM; TEMPLE, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KNCT-FM (91.3 FM; KILLEEN, TX; Owner: CENTRAL TEXAS COLLEGE)
  • KLFX (107.3 FM; NOLANVILLE, TX; Owner: SHELDON BROADCASTING, LTD.)
  • KOOC (106.3 FM; BELTON, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Lorena:

  • KXXV (Channel 25; WACO, TX; Owner: CENTEX TELEVISION LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCEN-TV (Channel 6; TEMPLE, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 6, INC.)
  • KWTX-TV (Channel 10; WACO, TX; Owner: KWTX-KBTX LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KWKT (Channel 44; WACO, TX; Owner: COMCORP OF TEXAS LICENSE CORP.)
  • KWBU-TV (Channel 34; WACO, TX; Owner: BRAZOS VALLEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • KNCT (Channel 46; BELTON, TX; Owner: CENTRAL TEXAS COLLEGE)
  • K38FN (Channel 38; WACO, TX; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • Lorena, Texas
  • Fatal accident count14
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents22
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons:4
  • Fatalities16
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents37
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents5
  • Texas average
  • Fatal accident count192
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents293
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons58
  • Fatalities211
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents509
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents30
See more detailed statistics of Lorena fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 29m95ftTotal length
  • $4,016,000Total costs
  • 126,860Total average daily traffic
  • 34,259Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Lat: 31.414139 Lon: -97.197889, Call Sign: WPXH452, Licensee ID: L00628880
    Assigned Frequencies: 465.937 MHzGrant Date: 01/25/2013, Expiration Date: 04/04/2023, Certifier: John A Bird Jr.Registrant: Southwest Dispatch Center, L.P., 851 International Pkwy. #181, Richardson, TX 75081, Phone: (972) 437-6773, Fax: (972) 437-4235, Email:
  • 2.05 Mi. North Of Lorena, Tx On I.H. 35. (Lat: 31.415833 Lon: -97.200833), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 97.5 m, Call Sign: WQSV950
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.085 MHz, 155.535 MHzGrant Date: 11/25/2013, Expiration Date: 11/25/2023, Certifier: Bret CrookRegistrant: City Of Woodway, 920 Estates Drive, Woodway, TX 76712, Phone: (254) 772-4470, Fax: (254) 772-9219, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

43 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Lorena)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

15 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Lorena)
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
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$160,6502$158,0806$149,6231$17,2601$46,940
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$02$145,0151$30,6600$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$02$136,6300$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0038.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$94,800
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0038.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 47
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
  • Service Call: 4
  • Good Intent Call: 7

Incident types - Lorena

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lorena, TX

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (79%)
  • Utility gas (19%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Businesses in Lorena, TX

  • Ace Hardware: 1
  • SONIC Drive-In: 1

Lorena 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 above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
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  • Karen Carmody Smith (3)
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