May, Texas

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Population in July 2007: 1,942.
Males: 983  (50.6%)
Females: 959  (49.4%)
Median resident age:  48.1 years
Texas median age:  32.3 years

Zip code: 76857

Estimated median household income in 2013: $39,807 (it was $31,116 in 2000)
May:

$39,807
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $22,999 (it was $16,723 in 2000)

May CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $87,096 (it was $46,700 in 2000)
May:

$87,096
TX:

$132,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $130,611; Detached houses: $143,830; Townhouses or other attached units: $177,436; In 2-unit structures: $94,303; Mobile homes: $60,715; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $15,250
  • Races in May, TX (2000)

    May races chart
    • 1,80794.3%White alone
    • 904.7%Hispanic
    • 120.6%Two or more races
    • 40.2%American Indian alone
    • 20.1%Asian alone
    • 10.05%Black alone
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in May: 82.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 237.1 square miles.

Population density: 8.2 people per square mile   (very low).

May, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in May:

  • High school or higher: 74.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in May CCD:

  • Never married: 13.1%
  • Now married: 70.2%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 10.0%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in May, Texas as of September 02, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in May to the number of sex offenders is 486 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

May CCD:  0.8% ($368)
Texas:  1.8% ($1,393)
May satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Abilene, TX (52.7 miles , pop. 115,930).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fort Worth, TX (111.9 miles , pop. 534,694).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (142.5 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Thunderbird Bay, TX (2.3 miles ), Rising Star, TX (2.9 miles ), Lake Brownwood, TX (3.4 miles ), Cross Plains, TX (3.6 miles ), Early, TX (4.2 miles ), Blanket, TX (4.2 miles ), Brownwood, TX (4.4 miles ), Bangs, TX (4.4 miles ).

Latitude: 31.98 N, Longitude: 99.03 W

Area code: 254

May household income distribution May home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.8%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (14%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (7%)
  • Repair and maintenance (7%)
  • Metal and metal products (6%)
  • Truck transportation (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Health care (21%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (11%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)

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

Average climate in May, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

May, Texas average temperatures May, Texas average precipitation May, Texas humidity May, Texas wind speed May, Texas snowfall May, Texas sunshine May, Texas clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

May-area historical tornado activity is near Texas state average. It is 32% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/19/1976, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 12.8 miles away from the May place center injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/19/1976, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.6 miles away from the place center .

Earthquake activity:

May-area historical earthquake activity is near Texas state average. It is 74% 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 124.5 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 282.6 miles away from May 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 239.7 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 238.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/28/1998 at 14:13:01, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 196.7 miles away from May 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 226.0 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 Brown County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 5, Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Tornadoes: 3 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near May:

  • RISING STAR NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; RISING STAR, TX)
  • COLONIAL OAKS NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; CROSS PLAINS, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to May:

  • Cisco College (about 29 miles; Cisco, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,687)
  • Tarleton State University (about 51 miles; Stephenville, TX; FT enrollment: 8,882)
  • Abilene Christian University (about 53 miles; Abilene, TX; FT enrollment: 4,025)
  • Weatherford College (about 90 miles; Weatherford, TX; FT enrollment: 4,080)
  • Angelo State University (about 93 miles; San Angelo, TX; FT enrollment: 6,019)
  • Central Texas College (about 94 miles; Killeen, TX; FT enrollment: 15,911)
  • Texas Christian University (about 110 miles; Fort Worth, TX; FT enrollment: 9,131)

Public high school in May:

  • May High School (Students: 104; Location: 3400 CR 411 E; Grades: 7-12; Our rating: 76)

Public elementary/middle school in May:

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Notable locations in May: May Volunteer Fire Department (A), North Lake Brownwood Volunteer Fire Department and Emergency Medical Services (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in May include: Union Grove Church (A), Wolf Valley Church (B), Blake Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Cross Cut Cemetery (1), Pleasant Valley Cemetery (2), May Cemetery (3), Lost Creek Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Soil Conservation Service Site 34 Reservoir (A), Soil Conservation Service Site 12 Reservoir (B), Soil Conservation Service Site 11a Reservoir (C), Soil Conservation Service Site 26 Reservoir (D), Soil Conservation Service Site 10 Reservoir (E), Soil Conservation Service Site 10a Reservoir (F), Soil Conservation Service Site 32 Reservoir (G), Soil Conservation Service Site 31 Reservoir (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Bledsoe Branch (A), Turkey Creek (B), Rough Branch (C), Red River (D), Pasture Branch (E), Paint Creek (F), Lost Creek (G), Hay Branch (H), Hog Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Brown County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:  2.3 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  70.2%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  3.9%
Whole state:  6.0%

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

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

13.8%
Whole state:

15.4%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

3.9%
Whole state:

6.7%

May compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value significantly below 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 significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.9
Texas average:

15.6

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (45%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (37%)
  • Utility gas (13%)
  • Wood (5%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for May CCD (based on Brown County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant23,60779
Mainline Protestant3,60912
Catholic2,5001
Other4583
Black Protestant371
None7,895-
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: 7
Brown County:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Brown County:

0.78 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 36
Brown County:

9.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 32
Here:

8.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.4%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Brown County:

25.1%
Texas:

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

16.2%
State:

15.7%

6.30% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,394 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.30%
Texas average:

7.14%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Taylor County, TX  0.34% ($28,119 average AGI)
from Tarrant County, TX  0.32% ($33,385)
from Coleman County, TX  0.30% ($23,000)


6.80% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,944 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.80%
Texas average:

6.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Tarrant County, TX  0.41% ($31,549 average AGI)
to Taylor County, TX  0.38% ($33,745)
to Travis County, TX  0.31% ($26,692)

Strongest AM radio stations in May:

  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KXYL (1240 AM; 1 kW; BROWNWOOD, TX; Owner: WATTS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KBWD (1380 AM; 1 kW; BROWNWOOD, TX; Owner: BROWN COUNTY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, 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.)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KEAN (1470 AM; 5 kW; ABILENE, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in May:

  • KOXE (101.3 FM; BROWNWOOD, TX; Owner: BROWN COUNTY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KHPU (91.7 FM; BROWNWOOD, TX; Owner: HOWARD PAYNE UNIVERSITY)
  • KYOX (94.3 FM; COMANCHE, TX; Owner: 377 BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KXYL-FM (96.9 FM; BROWNWOOD, TX; Owner: WATTS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KXCT (102.3 FM; COLEMAN, TX; Owner: WATTS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KPSM (99.3 FM; BROWNWOOD, TX; Owner: LIVING WORD CHURCH OF BROWNWOOD, INC.)
  • KPBE (89.3 FM; BROWNWOOD, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL EVANGELISM)
  • KBUB (90.3 FM; BROWNWOOD, TX; Owner: LIVING WORD CHURCH OF BROWNWOOD, INC)
  • KEYJ-FM (107.9 FM; ABILENE, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KNCE (95.1 FM; BAIRD, TX; Owner: DOUD MEDIA GROUP, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around May:

  • K61CV (Channel 61; MULLIN, TX; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K65BC (Channel 65; MULLIN, TX; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KIDU-LP (Channel 56; BROWNWOOD, TX; Owner: SAGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KPTC-LP (Channel 48; CISCO, TX; Owner: PRIME TIME CHRISTIAN B/CING., INC.)
  • KXVA (Channel 15; ABILENE, TX; Owner: STAR BROADCASTING LIMITED)
  • K26AP (Channel 26; BROWNWOOD, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

May fatal accident list:

Feb 22, 1990 03:40 PM, 183, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in May)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 31.976944 Lon: -98.920472, Call Sign: WPYY259
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.315 MHz, 157.575 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/28/2003, Expiration Date: 11/28/2013, Certifier: Carolyn V Gibson
    Registrant: Richard R Gibson, May, TX 76857, Phone: (254) 259-2315, Fax: (254) 259-0001

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: K5BEH, Licensee ID: L00346618
    Grant Date: 01/18/2011, Expiration Date: 04/16/2021, Certifier: Cameron V Warren
    Registrant: Cameron V Warren, 2121 Mountain View Drive, May, TX 76857
  • Call Sign: K5DBK
    Grant Date: 08/21/1998, Expiration Date: 08/21/2008, Cancellation Date: 08/24/2010
    Registrant: Stanley K Richardson, 1 Thunderbird Dr, May, TX 76857
  • Call Sign: K5YE, Previous Call Sign: KK5YD, Licensee ID: L00189828
    Grant Date: 03/24/2007, Expiration Date: 05/20/2017, Certifier: William R Jewell
    Registrant: William R Jewell, 4020 Pawnee Dr, May, TX 76857
  • Call Sign: N5IPY
    Grant Date: 01/10/1996, Expiration Date: 01/10/2006, Cancellation Date: 01/11/2008
    Registrant: Lillie M Murchison, 108 Lakeshore Dr, May, TX 76857
  • Call Sign: KE5UDM, Licensee ID: L01393468
    Grant Date: 04/24/2008, Expiration Date: 04/24/2018, Certifier: James L Dunn
    Registrant: James L Dunn, 2361 Mountain View Dr, May, TX 76857
  • Call Sign: KF5FPU, Licensee ID: L01555894
    Grant Date: 03/22/2010, Expiration Date: 03/22/2020, Certifier: Portia L Dunn
    Registrant: Portia L Dunn, 2361 Mt View Dr, May, TX 76857

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182H (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1947X , Serial Number: 18256047, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 01/20/1965
    Registrant (Individual): Shane M Kelton, 16901 N Highway 183, May, TX 76857

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
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