Mertens, Texas

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Population in 2019: 128 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -12.3%
 
Males: 65  (51.1%)
Females: 63  (48.9%)
Median resident age:

28.8 years
Texas median age:

35.1 years

Zip code: 76666

Estimated median household income in 2019: $42,043 (it was $31,250 in 2000)
Mertens:

$42,043
TX:

$64,034

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $18,103 (it was $13,422 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $77,837 (it was $47,500 in 2000)
Mertens:

$77,837
TX:

$200,400

Median gross rent in 2019: $898.

March 2019 cost of living index in Mertens: 78.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 16.7%
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  • Races in Mertens, TX (2019)
    • 11883.7%White alone
    • 2014.2%Hispanic



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Mertens, Texas as of May 23, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Mertens is 145 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (44.7%), Irish (8.5%), American (6.4%), Dutch (4.3%), Czech (3.2%), English (3.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 541 feet

Land area: 0.44 square miles.

Population density: 291 people per square mile   (very low).

Mertens, Texas map

27 residents are foreign born (18.5% Latin America).

This town:

18.5%
Texas:

13.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,112 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $825 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Waco, TX (38.3 miles , pop. 113,726).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Arlington, TX (46.7 miles , pop. 332,969).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (51.6 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Frost, TX (2.3 miles ),
Milford, TX (2.3 miles ),
Italy, TX (2.9 miles ),
Bynum, TX (3.0 miles ),
Carl's Corner, TX (3.0 miles),
Malone, TX (3.1 miles ),
Blooming Grove, TX (3.3 miles ),
Hillsboro, TX (3.7 miles )

Latitude: 32.06 N, Longitude: 96.89 W

Distribution of median household income in Mertens, TX in 2019
Distribution of house value in Mertens, TX in 2019

Mertens satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.8%
Texas:

8.0%
Population change in the 1990s: +42 (+40.4%).
Most common industries in Mertens, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (19.4%)
  • Health care (15.3%)
  • Printing & related support activities (8.3%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.9%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (5.6%)
  • Paper (4.2%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (27.9%)
  • Transportation equipment (11.6%)
  • Printing & related support activities (9.3%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (7.0%)
  • Farm supplies merchant wholesalers (7.0%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (7.0%)
  • Truck transportation (7.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (37.9%)
  • Paper (10.3%)
  • Personal & laundry services (10.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.9%)
  • Printing & related support activities (6.9%)
  • Clothing & accessories, including shoe, stores (6.9%)
  • Educational services (6.9%)
Most common occupations in Mertens, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (16.7%)
  • Registered nurses (12.5%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (11.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (8.3%)
  • Personal appearance workers (4.2%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (4.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (23.3%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (18.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (14.0%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (7.0%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Registered nurses (31.0%)
  • Personal appearance workers (10.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (10.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.9%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (6.9%)

Average climate in Mertens, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Mertens, Texas average temperatures Mertens, Texas average precipitation Mertens, Texas humidity Mertens, Texas wind speed Mertens, Texas snowfall Mertens, Texas sunshine Mertens, Texas clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 55.6. This is better than average.

City:

55.6
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 3.82. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.82
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2017 was 0.242. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.242
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2016 was 7.68. This is about average. There were 0 monitors within city limits.

City:

7.68
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Mertens-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 120% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/11/1953, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 21.4 miles away from the Mertens town center killed 114 people and injured 597 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/26/1976, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.4 miles away from the town center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Mertens-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 382% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 240.4 miles away from Mertens center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 302.0 miles away from Mertens center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 235.5 miles away from Mertens center
On 5/17/2012 at 08:12:00, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 148.5 miles away from the city center
On 5/7/2015 at 22:58:05, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MW, Depth: 1.6 mi) earthquake occurred 31.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/20/2011 at 12:24:41, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 231.9 miles away from Mertens center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hill County (19) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 6, Fires: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Winds: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Mertens topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Mertens:

  • TRINITY MISSION HEALTH AND REHAB OF ITALY (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; ITALY, TX)
  • ITALY CONV CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; ITALY, TX)
  • FMC HILLSBORO KIDNEY CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; HILLSBORO, TX)
  • CANTERBURY VILLA OF HILLSBORO (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; HILLSBORO, TX)
  • HOMESTEAD NURSING AND REHABILITATION OF HILLSBORO (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; HILLSBORO, TX)
  • TOWN HALL ESTATES (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; HILLSBORO, TX)
  • UNDERWOOD HOME HEALTH SERVICES LLC (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; HILLSBORO, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mertens:

  • Hill College (about 12 miles; Hillsboro, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,968)
  • Navarro College (about 24 miles; Corsicana, TX; FT enrollment: 7,711)
  • Texas State Technical College-Waco (about 32 miles; Waco, TX; FT enrollment: 4,210)
  • McLennan Community College (about 37 miles; Waco, TX; FT enrollment: 6,673)
  • Baylor University (about 38 miles; Waco, TX; FT enrollment: 14,800)
  • Cedar Valley College (about 40 miles; Lancaster, TX; FT enrollment: 3,603)
  • Dallas Baptist University (about 46 miles; Dallas, TX; FT enrollment: 4,280)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Mertens Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hill County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.3 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

64.8%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

3.7%
Whole state:

6.0%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Mertens:

Marital status in Mertens, TX
  • Never married: 5.5%
  • Now married: 78.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 10.8%

For population 25 years and over in Mertens:

  • High school or higher: 93.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.3
Texas average:

13.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Mertens, TX (based on Hill County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant14,20278
Mainline Protestant2,36315
Black Protestant9875
Catholic9153
Other3544
None16,268-
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: 6
Hill County:

1.71 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Hill County:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Hill County:

1.14 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
Hill County:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
Hill County:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Hill County:

9.4%
State:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Hill County:

28.5%
State:

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

14.9%
Texas:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

49.9%
State:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

45.1%
State:

47.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.7
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.5%
Texas:

20.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Mertens:

7.6%
State:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Mertens:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Mertens:

30.9%
Texas:

33.1%

General health condition:
Mertens:

56.2%
Texas:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Mertens:

74.8%
Texas:

80.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Mertens, TX Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
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 1$219
Totals for Government 0$0 1$219

Mertens government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $188,000 ($1468.75)
    General - Other: $64,000 ($500.00)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000 ($23.44)
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $647,000 ($5054.69)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $531,000 ($4148.44)
    Corrections - Other: $434,000 ($3390.63)
    Police Protection: $389,000 ($3039.06)
    General - Other: $285,000 ($2226.56)
    Regular Highways: $281,000 ($2195.31)
    Financial Administration: $113,000 ($882.81)
    General Public Buildings: $60,000 ($468.75)
    Local Fire Protection: $28,000 ($218.75)
    Central Staff Services: $27,000 ($210.94)
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $22,000 ($171.88)
    Public Welfare - Other: $19,000 ($148.44)
    Natural Resources - Other: $8,000 ($62.50)
    Solid Waste Management: $8,000 ($62.50)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $37,000 ($289.06)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $42,000 ($328.13)
    Corrections - Other: $16,000 ($125.00)
    Correctional Institutions: $7,000 ($54.69)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000 ($23.44)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($7.81)

Mertens government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $333,000 ($2601.56)
    Regular Highways: $8,000 ($62.50)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $21,000 ($164.06)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $38,000 ($296.88)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $115,000 ($898.44)
    Fines and Forfeits: $51,000 ($398.44)
    Interest Earnings: $10,000 ($78.13)
    Rents: $3,000 ($23.44)
    Sale of Property: $1,000 ($7.81)
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000 ($7.81)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $131,000 ($1023.44)
    General Local Government Support: $20,000 ($156.25)
    Highways: $4,000 ($31.25)
  • Tax - Property: $1,983,000 ($15492.19)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $632,000 ($4937.50)
    Motor Vehicle License: $125,000 ($976.56)
    Other Selective Sales: $76,000 ($593.75)
    Amusements Sales: $3,000 ($23.44)

Mertens government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,012,000 ($7906.25)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $883,000 ($6898.44)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $129,000 ($1007.81)

Mertens government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $45,000 ($351.56)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,962,000 ($15328.13)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $61,000 ($476.56)

8.27% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($56,498 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.27%
Texas average:

7.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from McLennan County, TX  1.19% ($38,396 average AGI)
from Johnson County, TX  1.09% ($43,833)
from Tarrant County, TX  0.67% ($45,469)


7.41% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($41,199 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.41%
Texas average:

7.26%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to McLennan County, TX  1.07% ($35,388 average AGI)
to Johnson County, TX  1.03% ($40,589)
to Tarrant County, TX  0.75% ($39,844)

Strongest AM radio stations in Mertens:

  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • 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.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KBBW (1010 AM; 10 kW; WACO-MARLIN, TX; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING OF TEXAS)
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • KRZI (1580 AM; 10 kW; WACO, TX; Owner: VAN D. GOODALL, JR.)
  • KHVN (970 AM; 10 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRZX (1660 AM; 10 kW; WACO, TX; Owner: VAN D. GOODALL, JR.)
  • KAAM (770 AM; 10 kW; GARLAND, TX; Owner: DONTRON, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mertens:

  • KRBV (100.3 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF FORT WORTH)
  • KLLI (105.3 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF DALLAS)
  • KEGL (97.1 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOAI (107.5 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: INFINITY KOAI-FM, INC.)
  • KDOS (107.9 FM; ROBINSON, TX; Owner: KICI-FM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KKDA-FM (104.5 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: SERVICE BROADCASTING I, LTD.)
  • KHKS (106.1 FM; DENTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KVIL-FM (103.7 FM; HIGHLAND PARK-DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF TEXAS)
  • KZPS (92.5 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBFB (97.9 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KSCS (96.3 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KLNO (94.1 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KCBI (90.9 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CRISWELL CENTER FOR BIBLICAL STUDIES)
  • KDGE (102.1 FM; FORT WORTH-DALLAS, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDMX (102.9 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KERA (90.1 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLUV-FM (98.7 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF DALLAS)
  • WRR (101.1 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CITY OF DALLAS, TEXAS)
  • KVTT (91.7 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: RESEARCH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION, INC)
  • KLTY (94.9 FM; ARLINGTON, TX; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA OF TEXAS, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Mertens:

  • KSEX-LP (Channel 57; DALLAS, TX; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KTVT (Channel 11; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: CBS STATIONS GROUP OF TEXAS L.P.)
  • KXAS-TV (Channel 5; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: STATION VENTURE OPERATIONS, LP)
  • KDTN (Channel 2; DENTON, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDAF (Channel 33; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • KDFI (Channel 27; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NEW DMIC, INC.)
  • KMPX (Channel 29; DECATUR, TX; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KUVN (Channel 23; GARLAND, TX; Owner: KUVN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KTXA (Channel 21; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: VIACOM TELEVISION STATIONS GROUP OF DALLAS/FORT WORTH L.P.)
  • KSTR-TV (Channel 49; IRVING, TX; Owner: TELEFUTURA DALLAS LLC)
  • KPXD (Channel 68; ARLINGTON, TX; Owner: PAXSON DALLAS LICENSE, INC.)
  • KERA-TV (Channel 13; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFAA-TV (Channel 8; DALLAS, TX; Owner: WFAA-TV, L.P.)
  • KDFW (Channel 4; DALLAS, TX; Owner: KDFW LICENSE, INC.)
  • KXTX-TV (Channel 39; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF TEXAS PARTNERSHIP, LP)
  • KDTX-TV (Channel 58; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF TEXAS, INC.)
  • KNAV-LP (Channel 30; CORSICANA, TX; Owner: NAVARRO COLLEGE)
  • KFWD (Channel 52; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: HIC BROADCAST, INC.)
  • KATA-LP (Channel 60; MESQUITE, TX; Owner: JANE McGINNIS)
  • K26HF (Channel 26; BRITTON, TX; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KHPK-LP (Channel 28; DE SOTO, TX; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • KVFW-LP (Channel 65; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: GERALD BENAVIDES)

Mertens fatal accident list:

Sep 17, 1983 08:10 AM, 22, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 14Number of bridges
  • 102ft / 31.2mTotal length
  • $7,534,000Total costs
  • 8,157Total average daily traffic
  • 1,068Total average daily truck traffic
  • 11,710Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Mertens, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 11980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 22000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Mertens, TX

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Mertens)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • DA33XC182, Rt 1 Box 58c (Da33xc182) (Lat: 32.069500 Lon: -96.852444), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 79.2 m, Call Sign: WQRA344,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10735.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, Grant Date: 04/03/2013, Expiration Date: 04/03/2023, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: Dla Piper LLP, 500 8th Street, Nw, Washington, DC 20004, Phone: (202) 799-4216, Fax: (202) 799-5616, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KD5DII, Grant Date: 02/20/1998, Expiration Date: 02/20/2008, Cancellation Date: 02/23/2010, Registrant: Timothy K Fischer, Rr 1 Box 47, Mertens, TX 76666

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Mertens, TX
  • 69.7%Electricity
  • 18.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 6.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Mertens, TX
  • 100.0%Electricity


Mertens compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income below 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.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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