Lorena, Texas

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Population in 2017: 1,761 (28% urban, 73% rural).
Population change since 2000: +22.9%
 
Males: 769  (43.7%)
Females: 992  (56.3%)
Median resident age:

37.9 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 76655.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $67,451 (it was $47,891 in 2000)
Lorena:

$67,451
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $28,416 (it was $19,315 in 2000)

Lorena city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $169,276 (it was $80,400 in 2000)
Lorena:

$169,276
TX:

$172,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $174,463; detached houses: $174,096

Median gross rent in 2017: $944.

March 2019 cost of living index in Lorena: 80.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 11.2%
(10.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 16.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Lorena, TX (2010)
    • 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



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Lorena, Texas as of July 06, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Lorena is 180 to 1.


Crime rates in Lorena by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(61.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(58.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(57.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(115.6)
1
(57.4)
1
(57.3)
1
(57.1)
1
(56.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(63.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(120.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(57.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(112.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(63.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(60.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(58.9)
2
(117.4)
5
(289.5)
6
(344.2)
1
(58.5)
3
(173.4)
3
(172.2)
1
(57.3)
2
(114.2)
5
(282.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
4
(255.4)
15
(914.6)
9
(543.5)
5
(293.8)
5
(294.5)
6
(352.1)
6
(347.4)
9
(516.4)
6
(351.1)
14
(809.2)
4
(229.6)
2
(114.6)
3
(171.2)
6
(338.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
24
(1,533)
26
(1,585)
30
(1,812)
31
(1,821)
36
(2,120)
34
(1,995)
26
(1,506)
34
(1,951)
20
(1,170)
19
(1,098)
17
(975.9)
25
(1,433)
33
(1,884)
28
(1,581)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(63.9)
1
(61.0)
1
(60.4)
1
(58.8)
2
(117.8)
2
(117.4)
2
(115.8)
1
(57.4)
2
(117.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(171.9)
4
(228.3)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(58.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)116.2181.1163.698.1126.6184.3151.7233.592.5227.7135.5153.6174.1222.5

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City-data.com crime index in Lorena, TX

Crime rate in Lorena detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 8 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.95
Texas average:

1.55
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Ancestries: German (28.1%), American (11.7%), English (6.8%), Irish (6.4%), Norwegian (3.4%), Scotch-Irish (2.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 3.22 square miles.

Population density: 547 people per square mile   (low).

Lorena, Texas map

29 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.6%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,889 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,689 (1.9%)

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 )

Latitude: 31.38 N, Longitude: 97.21 W

Area code: 254

Distribution of median household income in Lorena, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in Lorena, TX in 2017
Lorena satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2001: 12 buildings, average cost: $148,900
  • 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
  • 2015: 6 buildings, average cost: $195,800
  • 2016: 4 buildings, average cost: $55,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Lorena, TX residents
Average permit cost in Lorena, TX
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.4%
Texas:

3.5%
Population change in the 1990s: +173 (+13.7%).
Most common industries in Lorena, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.4%)
  • Educational services (11.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.4%)
  • Public administration (7.1%)
  • Construction (6.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (10.5%)
  • Public administration (8.8%)
  • Educational services (5.1%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.5%)
  • Food (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (22.8%)
  • Educational services (17.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.6%)
  • Public administration (5.3%)
  • Personal & laundry services (3.6%)
Most common occupations in Lorena, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Registered nurses (3.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (4.0%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (10.1%)
  • Registered nurses (7.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.9%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.7%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (3.9%)

Average climate in Lorena, Texas

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Lorena, Texas environmental map by EPA

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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 63.5. This is about average.

City:

63.5
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 20.5 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 11.8 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 11.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.314
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 13.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.9
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 9.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.95
U.S.:

8.46

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 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, 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 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 177.3 miles away from Lorena 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).
Lorena topographic map

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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Points of interest:

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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

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

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:

2.8 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

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

For population 15 years and over in Lorena:

Marital status in Lorena, TX
  • Never married: 28.7%
  • Now married: 54.3%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 11.2%

For population 25 years and over in Lorena:

  • High school or higher: 91.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.4%
  • Unemployed: 0.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.6
Texas average:

14.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Lorena
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Lorena, 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
McLennan County:

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
Here:

1.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.05 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

31.3%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
McLennan County:

12.6%
Texas:

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

Lorena government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $587,000 ($333.33)
    Police Protection: $551,000 ($312.89)
    Water Utilities: $117,000 ($66.44)
    Central Staff Services: $9,000 ($5.11)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $414,000 ($235.09)
    Central Staff Services: $394,000 ($223.74)
    Water Utilities: $380,000 ($215.79)
    Sewerage: $145,000 ($82.34)
    Solid Waste Management: $138,000 ($78.36)
    General - Other: $52,000 ($29.53)
    Regular Highways: $31,000 ($17.60)
    Local Fire Protection: $20,000 ($11.36)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $62,000 ($35.21)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Sewerage: $147,000 ($83.48)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $518,000 ($294.15)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $199,000 ($113.00)

Lorena government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $452,000 ($256.67)
    Solid Waste Management: $198,000 ($112.44)
    Other: $32,000 ($18.17)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $33,000 ($18.74)
    Other: $4,000 ($2.27)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $172,000 ($97.67)
    General Revenue - Other: $22,000 ($12.49)
    Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($3.41)
    Sale of Property: $3,000 ($1.70)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $981,000 ($557.07)
  • Tax - Property: $449,000 ($254.97)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $279,000 ($158.43)
    Public Utilities Sales: $90,000 ($51.11)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $4,000 ($2.27)

Lorena government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,776,000 ($3279.95)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,473,000 ($3107.89)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $303,000 ($172.06)

Lorena government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $569,000 ($323.11)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,454,000 ($1961.39)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $577,000 ($327.65)

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)

Businesses in Lorena, TX

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

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 count17
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents29
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:4
  • Fatalities21
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents48
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents5
  • Texas average
  • Fatal accident count42909
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents66582
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons14701
  • Fatalities48370
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents114308
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents7847
See more detailed statistics of Lorena fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 28Number of bridges
  • 295ft / 90.5mTotal length
  • $3,037,000Total costs
  • 660,485Total average daily traffic
  • 132,876Total average daily truck traffic
  • 296,010Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Lorena, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 172010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Lorena, TX

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Lat: 31.414139 Lon: -97.197889, Call Sign: WPXH452, Licensee ID: L00628880,
    Assigned Frequencies: 465.937 MHz, Grant 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 MHz, Grant Date: 11/25/2013, Expiration Date: 11/25/2023, Certifier: Bret Crook, Registrant: City Of Woodway, 920 Estates Drive, Woodway, TX 76712, Phone: (254) 772-4470, Fax: (254) 772-9219, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

9 (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:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

18 (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 in Lorena, TX
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Lorena, TX - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 23. The highest number of fires - 47 took place in 2006, and the least - 0 in 2013. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Lorena, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (65.7%), and Structure Fires (18.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Lorena, TX
    • 25365.7%Outside Fires
    • 7118.4%Structure Fires
    • 4511.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 164.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lorena, TX
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Lorena, TX
  • 76.4%Electricity
  • 22.5%Utility gas
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Lorena, TX
  • 96.3%Electricity
  • 3.7%Utility gas


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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
There are 13 pilots and 29 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
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  • David B. Granger (6)
  • David Bradley Granger (5)
  • Karen Carmody Smith (3)
  • Douglas E. Austin (2)
  • Clinton D. Baker (2)
  • Norman G. Quantz (1)
  • Karen Keith (1)
  • David R. Anderton (1)
  • Buford Randall Jean (1)
  • Jimmy D. Amerson (1)

Total of 25 patent applications in 2008-2020.