Mexia, Texas

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Population in 2017: 7,394 (91% urban, 9% rural).
Population change since 2000: +12.7%
 
Males: 3,909  (52.9%)
Females: 3,485  (47.1%)
Median resident age:

35.1 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 76667.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $33,787 (it was $22,785 in 2000)
Mexia:

$33,787
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $18,415 (it was $12,235 in 2000)

Mexia city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $77,468 (it was $35,000 in 2000)
Mexia:

$77,468
TX:

$172,200

Median gross rent in 2017: $747.

March 2019 cost of living index in Mexia: 77.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 25.0%
(12.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.3% for Black residents, 39.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 53.5% for other race residents, 25.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Mexia, TX (2010)
    • 2,90438.9%White alone
    • 2,33731.3%Black alone
    • 2,08528.0%Hispanic
    • 791.1%Two or more races
    • 410.5%Asian alone
    • 110.1%American Indian alone
    • 20.03%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 59 registered sex offenders living in Mexia, Texas as of November 28, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Mexia is 131 to 1.


Crime rates in Mexia by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(30.7)
3
(39.4)
2
(26.1)
1
(13.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.5)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
4
(58.4)
5
(72.1)
4
(59.5)
5
(75.6)
5
(76.4)
1
(15.4)
4
(52.5)
1
(13.1)
2
(26.5)
5
(67.2)
6
(79.9)
7
(94.7)
4
(53.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
9
(131.3)
13
(187.5)
8
(118.9)
7
(105.9)
12
(183.3)
4
(61.5)
6
(78.8)
6
(78.4)
6
(79.5)
5
(67.2)
6
(79.9)
10
(135.3)
9
(121.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
30
(437.7)
23
(331.7)
32
(475.8)
32
(484.1)
36
(550.0)
30
(460.9)
48
(630.3)
34
(444.3)
33
(437.4)
42
(564.7)
30
(399.6)
43
(581.6)
28
(376.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
117
(1,707)
86
(1,240)
76
(1,130)
68
(1,029)
96
(1,467)
86
(1,321)
82
(1,077)
84
(1,098)
77
(1,021)
52
(699.1)
70
(932.3)
47
(635.7)
30
(403.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
362
(5,282)
385
(5,553)
379
(5,635)
282
(4,266)
351
(5,363)
281
(4,317)
254
(3,335)
206
(2,692)
248
(3,287)
279
(3,751)
205
(2,730)
174
(2,354)
210
(2,822)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
23
(335.6)
15
(216.4)
10
(148.7)
9
(136.2)
14
(213.9)
11
(169.0)
13
(170.7)
19
(248.3)
3
(39.8)
14
(188.2)
11
(146.5)
12
(162.3)
3
(40.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(29.2)
2
(28.8)
1
(14.9)
4
(60.5)
4
(61.1)
0
(0.0)
3
(39.4)
2
(26.1)
1
(13.3)
2
(26.9)
1
(13.3)
3
(40.6)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)531.2506.6524.5442.7560.4463.1492.9379.5365.2400.9354.0411.3298.9

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City-data.com crime index in Mexia, TX

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 26 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.16
Texas average:

2.04
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Ancestries: Irish (5.2%), American (4.3%), German (3.1%), English (1.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 5.15 square miles.

Population density: 1,435 people per square mile   (low).

Mexia, Texas map

941 residents are foreign born (11.6% Latin America).

This city:

12.0%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,519 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $865 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Waco, TX (40.8 miles , pop. 113,726).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Dallas, TX (79.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Tehuacana, TX (2.4 miles ),
Wortham, TX (2.7 miles ),
Kirvin, TX (3.3 miles),
Coolidge, TX (3.3 miles ),
Groesbeck, TX (3.4 miles ),
Teague, TX (3.5 miles ),
Personville, TX (3.8 miles ),
Streetman, TX (4.0 miles )

Latitude: 31.68 N, Longitude: 96.48 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,545 (+19.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,755 (59.8%)

Area code: 254

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $53,300
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $53,300
  • 1999: 27 buildings, average cost: $103,100
  • 2000: 7 buildings, average cost: $109,000
  • 2001: 16 buildings, average cost: $117,400
  • 2002: 10 buildings, average cost: $38,700
  • 2003: 14 buildings, average cost: $94,300
  • 2004: 15 buildings, average cost: $23,400
  • 2005: 7 buildings, average cost: $85,800
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $84,700
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $170,000
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $67,500
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $162,500
  • 2011: 23 buildings, average cost: $228,200
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $130,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $133,300
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $110,000
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $135,000
  • 2017: 2 buildings, average cost: $83,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Mexia, TX residents
Average permit cost in Mexia, TX
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.1%
Texas:

3.5%
Historical population in Mexia, TX
Historical housing units in Mexia, TX
Most common industries in Mexia, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (18.0%)
  • Health care (17.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.6%)
  • Construction (5.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.6%)
  • Public administration (4.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.3%)
  • Educational services (10.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.1%)
  • Health care (5.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.1%)
  • Public administration (5.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (29.7%)
  • Educational services (25.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.3%)
  • Social assistance (4.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.1%)
  • Public administration (4.0%)
Most common occupations in Mexia, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.6%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (5.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (13.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.5%)
  • Cashiers (5.6%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.2%)

Average climate in Mexia, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Mexia-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 69% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/11/1953, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 23.9 miles away from the Mexia city center killed 114 people and injured 597 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/10/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.1 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 77 people.

Earthquake activity:

Mexia-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 267.1 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 206.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 419.6 miles away from Mexia 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 221.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1995 at 15:51:39, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 223.4 miles away from Mexia 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 241.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Limestone County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Fires: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Mexia topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Mexia:

  • COMMERCE HOUSE (811 E COMMERCE)
  • FAIRWAY HOUSE (1000 FAIRWAY)
  • MEXIA STATE SCHOOL (HIGHWAY 171)
  • PARKVIEW REGIONAL HOSPITAL (Proprietary, 600 SOUTH BONHAM STREET)
  • TYLER HOUSE (830 E TYLER)
  • MANOR RETIREMENT AND CONV CTR,THE (831 TEHUACANA RD)
  • MEXIA LTC NURSING AND REHABILITATION (601 TERRACE LN)
  • MEXIA NURSING HOME (501 E SUMPTER)
  • THE MANOR HEALTHCARE RESIDENCE LTD (831 TEHUACANA HWY)

Airports located in Mexia:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mexia:

  • Navarro College (about 28 miles; Corsicana, TX; Full-time enrollment: 7,711)
  • Texas State Technical College-Waco (about 36 miles; Waco, TX; FT enrollment: 4,210)
  • Baylor University (about 39 miles; Waco, TX; FT enrollment: 14,800)
  • McLennan Community College (about 42 miles; Waco, TX; FT enrollment: 6,673)
  • Hill College (about 43 miles; Hillsboro, TX; FT enrollment: 2,968)
  • Trinity Valley Community College (about 52 miles; Athens, TX; FT enrollment: 5,333)
  • Temple College (about 67 miles; Temple, TX; FT enrollment: 3,796)

Public high schools in Mexia:

  • MEXIA H S (Students: 436, Location: 1120 N ROSS, Grades: 9-12)
  • DEVELOPMENTAL CTR (Students: 79, Location: 804 E GRAYSON, Grades: 6-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Mexia:

  • A B MCBAY EL (Students: 856, Location: 1000 N ROSS, Grades: PK-4)
  • MEXIA J H (Students: 529, Location: 1 BLACKCAT DR, Grades: 5-8)
  • R Q SIMS INT (Students: 288, Location: 1010 N ROSS, Grades: PK-5)
See full list of schools located in Mexia

Library in Mexia:

  • GIBBS MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $188,020; Location: 305 E RUSK ST; 41,026 books; 7,136 audio materials; 1,768 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 39 print serial subscriptions; 2 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Mexia Fire and Emergency Medical Service (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Mexia include: Little Zion Baptist Church (A), Ford Chapel Baptist Church (B), First Baptist Church Mexia (C), Antioch Baptist Church (D), Alexander Chapel Primitive Baptist Church (E), Glad Tidings Assembly of God Church (F), Saint John African Methodist Episcopal Church (G), First Presbyterian Church (H), First Pentecostal Church of God (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Mexia: Mexia City Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Barrand Incorporated - Whataburger (1012 East Milam Street).

Birthplace of: Allen Stanford - Disgraced financier, Ray Rhodes - Football player, Bill Crider - Mystery writer, John F. Forrest - Army officer and combat commander during the Korean War and Vietnam War era., Michael Brown - painter, Adrian Burk - Football player, Jesse Kimbrough - College basketball player (Jacksonville Dolphins), Kelvin Beachum - Football player, Michael Brown (writer) - Record producer, Tommy Taylor (baseball) - Baseball player.

Limestone County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Mexia and their reported violations in the past:

BISTONE MUNICIPAL WATER SUPPLY (Population served: 621, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monthly Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In JUL-2005, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-01-2005), St Public Notif requested (OCT-26-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-26-2005)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Mexia that have no violations reported:

  • 84 WEST WSC (Population served: 174, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Average household size:
This city:

2.7 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

68.0%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.4%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Mexia in 2010:

  • 442 people in state prisons
  • 122 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 25 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 11 people in residential treatment centers for adults
163 people in nursing homes in 2000
18 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Banks with branches in Mexia (2011 data):

  • The East Texas National Bank of Palestine: Mexia Branch at 101 North Mckinney Street, branch established on 1936/05/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $139.2 mil, Deposits: $128.8 mil, headquarters in Palestine, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: East Texas National, Inc.
  • Woodforest National Bank: Mexia Wal-Mart Branch at 1406 East Milam, branch established on 2001/01/24. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions)
  • Farmers State Bank: Mexia Branch at 604 West Milam, branch established on 1994/02/28. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $126.7 mil, Deposits: $114.4 mil, headquarters in Groesbeck, TX, positive income, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Groesbeck Bancshares, Inc.
  • Incommons Bank, N.A.: at 301 East Commerce Street, branch established on 1882/02/01. Info updated 2008/05/05: Bank assets: $97.3 mil, Deposits: $84.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Bi-Stone Bancshares, Inc.
  • Compass Bank: Mexia Branch at 312 North Sherman, branch established on 1959/01/01. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $63,107.0 mil, Deposits: $46,232.4 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 720 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A.

For population 15 years and over in Mexia:

Marital status in Mexia, TX
  • Never married: 39.5%
  • Now married: 39.3%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 11.7%

For population 25 years and over in Mexia:

  • High school or higher: 75.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.5%
  • Unemployed: 8.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.8
Texas average:

14.0

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Mexia, TX (based on Limestone County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant8,83052
Mainline Protestant2,31413
Black Protestant1,0987
Catholic8651
Other2542
None10,023-
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
Limestone County:

2.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.34 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Here:

9.41 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 19
Limestone County:

8.52 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

10.3%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.3%
Texas:

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

13.5%
Texas:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

46.2%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

42.9%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.9
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.2%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.9%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Mexia:

6.8
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Mexia:

33.1%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
Mexia:

52.0%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Mexia:

78.7%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Mexia, TX Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Firefighters 23$82,868$43,2350$0
Police Protection - Officers 19$70,020$44,2230$0
Water Supply 11$29,539$32,2240$0
Police - Other 10$21,801$26,1614$3,970
Streets and Highways 9$20,309$27,0790$0
Sewerage 7$18,606$31,8960$0
Financial Administration 5$20,761$49,8260$0
Other Government Administration 5$20,761$49,8260$0
Health 2$5,110$30,6600$0
Local Libraries 2$4,439$26,6343$2,309
Judicial and Legal 2$5,050$30,3002$2,001
Parks and Recreation 2$4,784$28,7040$0
Totals for Government 97$304,048$37,6149$8,280

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

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $2,649,000 ($358.26)
    Sewerage: $813,000 ($109.95)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,826,000 ($246.96)
    Water Utilities: $1,721,000 ($232.76)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,685,000 ($227.89)
    Sewerage: $830,000 ($112.25)
    General - Other: $795,000 ($107.52)
    Central Staff Services: $792,000 ($107.11)
    Solid Waste Management: $723,000 ($97.78)
    Regular Highways: $588,000 ($79.52)
    Parks and Recreation: $425,000 ($57.48)
    Libraries: $138,000 ($18.66)
    Financial Administration: $123,000 ($16.64)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $81,000 ($10.95)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $57,000 ($7.71)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $27,000 ($3.65)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,440,000 ($465.24)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $258,000 ($34.89)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,729,000 ($233.84)
    Other: $1,121,000 ($151.61)
    Solid Waste Management: $822,000 ($111.17)
    Parks and Recreation: $24,000 ($3.25)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $7,000 ($0.95)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $197,000 ($26.64)
    General Revenue - Other: $106,000 ($14.34)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($0.27)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,316,000 ($313.23)
  • State Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $435,000 ($58.83)
    General Local Government Support: $8,000 ($1.08)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,517,000 ($340.41)
    Property: $1,798,000 ($243.17)
    Public Utilities Sales: $334,000 ($45.17)
    Other Selective Sales: $89,000 ($12.04)
    Other License: $22,000 ($2.98)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,387,000 ($1269.54)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,804,000 ($1055.45)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,120,000 ($962.94)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,537,000 ($748.85)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,101,000 ($554.64)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $403,000 ($54.50)

6.55% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($47,177 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.55%
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  0.94% ($48,197 average AGI)
from Freestone County, TX  0.79% ($33,917)
from Harris County, TX  0.41% ($67,839)


6.58% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($36,667 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.58%
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  1.48% ($35,009 average AGI)
to Freestone County, TX  1.03% ($31,564)
to Dallas County, TX  0.30% ($42,261)
Businesses in Mexia, TX
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1McDonald's1
AutoZone1Nike3
Best Western1Pizza Hut1
CVS1RadioShack1
Chevrolet1SONIC Drive-In1
ColorTyme1Sears1
Curves1Subway2
FedEx1Taco Bell1
Ford1True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Holiday Inn1UPS1
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1

Strongest AM radio stations in Mexia:

  • KRQX (1590 AM; 1 kW; MEXIA, TX; Owner: MJ COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KBBW (1010 AM; 10 kW; WACO-MARLIN, TX; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING OF TEXAS)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KRZI (1580 AM; 10 kW; WACO, TX; Owner: VAN D. GOODALL, JR.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • KRZX (1660 AM; 10 kW; WACO, TX; Owner: VAN D. GOODALL, JR.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mexia:

  • KYCX-FM (104.9 FM; MEXIA, TX; Owner: MJ COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KDOS (107.9 FM; ROBINSON, TX; Owner: KICI-FM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WACO-FM (99.9 FM; WACO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWTX-FM (97.5 FM; WACO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KNES (99.1 FM; FAIRFIELD, TX; Owner: J & J COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Mexia:

  • 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.)
  • KNAV-LP (Channel 30; CORSICANA, TX; Owner: NAVARRO COLLEGE)
  • KWBU-TV (Channel 34; WACO, TX; Owner: BRAZOS VALLEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
Mexia fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Mexia fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 38Number of bridges
  • 259ft / 79.5mTotal length
  • $13,812,000Total costs
  • 82,116Total average daily traffic
  • 10,745Total average daily truck traffic
  • 114,465Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic
New bridges in Mexia, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 71930-1939
  • 31940-1949
  • 41950-1959
  • 61960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 71990-1999
  • 52000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Mexia, TX
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Mexia)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 70 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Mexia, TX)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 47 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Mexia)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Mexia)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 17 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

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 fires per year is 82. The highest number of fires - 256 took place in 2006, and the least - 15 in 2017. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Mexia, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (52.2%), and Structure Fires (24.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Mexia, TX
    • 72952.2%Outside Fires
    • 34424.6%Structure Fires
    • 20314.5%Other
    • 1208.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Mexia, TX

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Mexia, Texas:

  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 820 W Milam, Mexia, Texas 76667 , Phone: (254) 562-0005, Fax: (254) 562-0003
  • Bestwestern Limestone Inn & Suites, 1314 E Milam St, Mexia, Texas 76667 , Phone: (254) 562-0200, Fax: (254) 562-0201
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Mexia, Texas
Most common first names in Mexia, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James13470.8 years
Mary13477.4 years
John11977.5 years
William11574.5 years
Willie7273.8 years
Robert6171.6 years
George5975.9 years
Ruby5377.8 years
Annie4379.0 years
Thomas4172.4 years
Most common last names in Mexia, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith8474.3 years
Johnson8074.0 years
Jones6174.6 years
Williams5475.7 years
Carter5274.2 years
Miller4773.3 years
Jackson4377.4 years
Brown3968.5 years
Davis3873.0 years
Wright3779.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Mexia, TX
  • 51.9%Electricity
  • 46.6%Utility gas
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Mexia, TX
  • 67.9%Electricity
  • 30.7%Utility gas
  • 0.7%Wood
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.1%No fuel used


Mexia compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.

Mexia on our top lists:

  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: community and social service occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: health care and social assistance (population 5,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: personal care and service occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most full-time firefighters per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of murders per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: health technologists and technicians (population 5,000+)"
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