Mineral Wells, Texas

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Population in 2019: 15,213 (95% urban, 5% rural).
Population change since 2000: -10.2%
 
Males: 7,528  (49.5%)
Females: 7,685  (50.5%)
Median resident age:

35.5 years
Texas median age:

35.1 years

Zip codes: 76067.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $43,520 (it was $27,233 in 2000)
Mineral Wells:

$43,520
TX:

$64,034

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $21,841 (it was $13,336 in 2000)

Mineral Wells city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $108,855 (it was $40,300 in 2000)
Mineral Wells:

$108,855
TX:

$200,400

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $122,869; detached houses: $126,968; townhouses or other attached units: $82,608; mobile homes: $49,442

Median gross rent in 2019: $843.

March 2019 cost of living index in Mineral Wells: 79.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 23.5%
(17.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.4% for Black residents, 38.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 42.9% for American Indian residents, 86.1% for other race residents, 26.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Mineral Wells, TX (2019)
    • 9,63562.2%White alone
    • 4,59729.7%Hispanic
    • 7224.7%Black alone
    • 2021.3%Asian alone
    • 1541.0%Two or more races
    • 330.2%American Indian alone
    • 120.08%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 100.06%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 93 registered sex offenders living in Mineral Wells, Texas as of May 23, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Mineral Wells is 174 to 1.


Crime rates in Mineral Wells by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(5.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(11.9)
2
(11.7)
1
(5.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.7)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
10
(57.5)
14
(82.0)
23
(136.9)
25
(148.2)
23
(136.9)
25
(145.8)
5
(29.3)
5
(29.9)
7
(41.7)
10
(66.5)
1
(6.9)
5
(33.9)
3
(20.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
8
(46.0)
3
(17.6)
9
(53.6)
8
(47.4)
11
(65.5)
5
(29.2)
11
(64.5)
16
(95.7)
7
(41.7)
5
(33.2)
3
(20.8)
10
(67.9)
3
(20.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
36
(206.9)
43
(251.7)
60
(357.1)
50
(296.3)
58
(345.3)
49
(285.9)
43
(252.3)
34
(203.4)
30
(178.9)
24
(159.6)
52
(361.3)
37
(251.2)
15
(100.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
194
(1,115)
194
(1,136)
143
(851.0)
178
(1,055)
160
(952.4)
232
(1,353)
173
(1,015)
221
(1,322)
164
(977.9)
114
(758.1)
138
(958.9)
121
(821.5)
153
(1,029)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
653
(3,753)
537
(3,143)
490
(2,916)
664
(3,936)
558
(3,322)
605
(3,530)
770
(4,517)
610
(3,649)
467
(2,785)
417
(2,773)
459
(3,189)
246
(1,670)
274
(1,842)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
42
(241.4)
44
(257.6)
33
(196.4)
49
(290.4)
44
(261.9)
23
(134.2)
35
(205.3)
41
(245.3)
31
(184.9)
32
(212.8)
52
(361.3)
29
(196.9)
30
(201.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(11.5)
3
(17.6)
2
(11.9)
1
(5.9)
4
(23.8)
2
(11.7)
4
(23.5)
2
(12.0)
1
(6.0)
2
(13.3)
1
(6.9)
2
(13.6)
3
(20.2)
City-Data.com crime index360.2347.0388.9446.5442.5452.6373.2351.4276.3276.1307.7237.8217.7

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Mineral Wells, TX

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 39 (28 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.93
Texas average:

1.54
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Ancestries: American (14.5%), English (7.8%), Irish (5.6%), German (4.6%), European (1.3%), Scotch-Irish (1.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 911 feet

Land area: 20.5 square miles.

Population density: 744 people per square mile   (low).

Mineral Wells, Texas map

1,496 residents are foreign born (8.2% Latin America).

This city:

9.7%
Texas:

17.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,688 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,297 (1.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fort Worth, TX (44.9 miles , pop. 534,694).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (76.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Cool, TX (2.3 miles),
Millsap, TX (2.6 miles ),
Palo Pinto, TX (3.4 miles ),
Graford, TX (3.5 miles ),
Palo Pinto-Santo, TX (3.7 miles ),
Weatherford, TX (4.3 miles ),
Perrin, TX (4.4 miles ),
Lipan, TX (4.5 miles )

Latitude: 32.81 N, Longitude: 98.10 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +64 (+0.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,565 (55.8%)

Area code: 940

Distribution of median household income in Mineral Wells, TX in 2019
Distribution of house value in Mineral Wells, TX in 2019
Mineral Wells satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 12 buildings, average cost: $69,800
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $67,100
  • 1999: 6 buildings, average cost: $87,900
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $72,300
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $105,400
  • 2002: 8 buildings, average cost: $79,200
  • 2003: 6 buildings, average cost: $95,200
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $95,200
  • 2005: 13 buildings, average cost: $88,400
  • 2006: 15 buildings, average cost: $84,100
  • 2007: 13 buildings, average cost: $87,600
  • 2008: 9 buildings, average cost: $87,600
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $91,800
  • 2010: 16 buildings, average cost: $83,600
  • 2011: 8 buildings, average cost: $74,800
  • 2012: 9 buildings, average cost: $60,100
  • 2013: 11 buildings, average cost: $60,100
  • 2014: 5 buildings, average cost: $212,800
  • 2015: 7 buildings, average cost: $195,200
  • 2016: 9 buildings, average cost: $204,200
  • 2017: 4 buildings, average cost: $194,200
  • 2018: 11 buildings, average cost: $117,700
  • 2019: 10 buildings, average cost: $204,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Mineral Wells, TX residents
Average permit cost in Mineral Wells, TX
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

8.1%
Texas:

8.0%
Historical population in Mineral Wells, TX
Historical housing units in Mineral Wells, TX

Population change in the 1990s: +1,882 (+12.5%).
Most common industries in Mineral Wells, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (9.7%)
  • Construction (7.6%)
  • Educational services (7.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.8%)
  • Public administration (5.1%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (5.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.3%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (6.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.1%)
  • Public administration (4.8%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (4.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.5%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.3%)
  • Educational services (11.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.3%)
  • Public administration (5.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.6%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.4%)
  • Social assistance (3.7%)
Most common occupations in Mineral Wells, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.6%)
  • Cashiers (4.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.3%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.9%)

Average climate in Mineral Wells, Texas

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Mineral Wells, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 64.7. This is about average.

City:

64.7
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2011 was 3.13. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.13
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 32.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.0
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Mineral Wells-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 97% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/25/1990, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.9 miles away from the Mineral Wells city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/12/1982, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 17.9 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Mineral Wells-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 466% 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 203.3 miles away from Mineral Wells center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 155.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 258.9 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 356.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/7/2016 at 01:44:24, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi) earthquake occurred 232.2 miles away from Mineral Wells center
On 2/13/2016 at 17:07:06, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 5.2 mi) earthquake occurred 257.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Palo Pinto County (22) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 12, Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Hurricanes: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Mineral Wells topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Mineral Wells:

  • NORTHWEST 23RD STREET (202 NW 23RD ST)
  • PALO PINTO GENERAL HOSPITAL (Government - Hospital District or Authority, 400 SOUTHWEST 25 AVE)
  • MINERAL WELLS CARE CENTER (316 SW 25TH AVE)
  • MINERAL WELLS NURSING AND REHABILITATION LP (316 SW 25TH AVE)
  • PALO PINTO NURSING CENTER (200 SOUTHWEST 25TH AVE)
  • RESORT LODGE INC (401 NW 4TH ST)
  • USRC MINERAL WELLS (2611 HIGHWAY 180 WEST)
  • PALO PINTO GENERAL HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH (218 S W 26TH AVENUE)

Airports and heliports located in Mineral Wells:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mineral Wells:

  • Weatherford College (about 19 miles; Weatherford, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,080)
  • Tarleton State University (about 42 miles; Stephenville, TX; FT enrollment: 8,882)
  • Texas Christian University (about 44 miles; Fort Worth, TX; FT enrollment: 9,131)
  • Tarrant County College District (about 46 miles; Fort Worth, TX; FT enrollment: 33,775)
  • The University of Texas at Arlington (about 58 miles; Arlington, TX; FT enrollment: 27,453)
  • Cisco College (about 59 miles; Cisco, TX; FT enrollment: 2,687)
  • University of North Texas (about 62 miles; Denton, TX; FT enrollment: 31,694)

Public high schools in Mineral Wells:

Private high school in Mineral Wells:

  • COMMUNITY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 82, Location: 2501 GARRETT MORRIS PKWY, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Mineral Wells:

  • MINERAL WELLS J H (Students: 944, Location: 1301 S E 14TH AVE, Grades: 7-8)
  • HOUSTON EL (Location: 300 S W 13TH ST, Grades: 2-3)
  • LAMAR EL (Location: 2012 S E 12TH ST, Grades: PK-1)
  • TRAVIS EL (Location: 1001 SE MARTIN LUTHER KING, Grades: 4-8)
See full list of schools located in Mineral Wells

Library in Mineral Wells:

  • BOYCE DITTO PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $352,126; Location: 2300 SE MARTIN LUTHER KING JR ST; 36,649 books; 670 audio materials; 3,583 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 82 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Mineral Wells: Camp Dallas (A), Weatherford-Mineral Wells and Northwestern Railroad Depot (B), Kamp Koinonia (C), Mineral Wells Fire and Emergency Medical Services Station 2 (D), Little Rock School House Museum (E), Mineral Wells Fire and Emergency Medical Services Station 1 (F), Critical Air 55 (G), Baker Hotel (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Mineral Wells include: First Presbyterian Church (A), Faith Covenant Church (B), Church of Christ - Northoak (C), Church of Christ (D), West Side Baptist Church (E), Trinity Baptist Church (F), Southeast First Street Baptist Church (G), Mount Hermon Baptist Church (H), Liberty Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Reservoirs: Lake Pinto (A), Lake Mineral Wells (B), Holiday Hills Club Lake (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Mineral Wells include: Lake Mineral Wells State Park (1), Mineral Wells Park (2), Lion Park (3), Lake Mineral Wells State Park (4), Miller Stadium (5), Elmhurst Park (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Chamber of Commerce (511 East Hubbard Street) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hotels: Budget Host Inn (3601 Highway 180 East) (1), Best Western Club House Inn (4410 Highway 180 East) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Chet Upham - Soilder, Mack White - Comics writer and artist, Nik Lewis - Player of and football, Shane McAnally - Country singer, Alvin Garrett - Football player, James Vick - Martial artist, Kevin Rahm - Actor, Millie Hughes-Fulford - astronaut, Richard Ritchie - Football player and coach.

Palo Pinto 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 Mineral Wells and their reported violations in the past:

FAMOUS MINERAL WATER (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUN-2007, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2007), St Public Notif requested (JUL-21-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-21-2007)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.7 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

67.7%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.6%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Mineral Wells in 2010:

  • 1,977 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 150 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 14 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 10 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 6 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Mineral Wells in 2000:

  • 2,108 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 197 people in nursing homes
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with branches in Mineral Wells (2011 data):

  • First State Bank of Mineral Wells: First State Bank Of Mineral Wells at 101 Se 1st Street, branch established on 1987/04/03; Mineral Wells Drive-Thru Branch at 402 East Hubbard Street, branch established on 1992/09/09. Info updated 2011/02/15: Bank assets: $109.2 mil, Deposits: $96.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Mineral Wells Bancshares, Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Mineral Wells Branch at 100 S.E. Sixth Avenue, branch established on 1906/01/01; Mineral Wells Motor Branch at 709 Se First, branch established on 1999/07/01. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Citibank, National Association: 701 East Hubbard Branch at 701 East Hubbard, branch established on 1988/06/30. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $1,288,658.0 mil, Deposits: $882,541.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, International Specialization, 1048 total offices, Holding Company: Citigroup Inc.
  • First National Bank Texas: Mineral Wells Banking Center - Rc 66 at 601 N. Fm 1821, branch established on 2005/08/24. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $944.3 mil, Deposits: $815.9 mil, headquarters in Killeen, TX, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 250 total offices, Holding Company: First Community Bancshares, Inc.
  • Titan Bank, N.A.: at 1701 East Hubbard Avenue, branch established on 1907/01/01. Info updated 2011/11/01: Bank assets: $55.9 mil, Deposits: $49.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Bmc Bancshares, Inc.
  • First Financial Bank, National Association: at 1800 East Hubbard Street, branch established on 1925/05/14. Info updated 2007/10/04: Bank assets: $205.1 mil, Deposits: $161.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 1 total offices, Holding Company: First Financial Bankshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Mineral Wells:

Marital status in Mineral Wells, TX
  • Never married: 32.6%
  • Now married: 42.5%
  • Separated: 3.6%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 13.7%

For population 25 years and over in Mineral Wells:

  • High school or higher: 81.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 7.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.6
Texas average:

13.8

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Mineral Wells
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Neighborhood in Mineral Wells (Mineral Wells, Texas Neighborhood Map):

Religion statistics for Mineral Wells, TX (based on Palo Pinto County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant12,67961
Mainline Protestant1,37610
Catholic1,1523
Other4293
Black Protestant1861
None12,289-
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: 8
Palo Pinto County:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Here:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
This county:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
Here:

9.90 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

9.2%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

29.2%
State:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

18.7%
Texas:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Mineral Wells:

46.9%
Texas:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Mineral Wells:

43.3%
Texas:

47.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.8
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Mineral Wells:

21.0%
Texas:

20.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.2%
Texas:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Mineral Wells:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

32.4%
State:

33.1%

General health condition:
This city:

54.3%
Texas:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

78.5%
Texas:

80.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Mineral Wells, 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 and Unallocable 28$100,360$43,0110$0
Police Protection - Officers 23$106,476$55,5532$2,447
Water Supply 21$67,777$38,7300$0
Firefighters 15$69,072$55,2581$90
Streets and Highways 14$42,984$36,8430$0
Sewerage 14$42,827$36,7090$0
Police - Other 10$40,172$48,2060$0
Other Government Administration 9$39,095$52,1270$0
Parks and Recreation 9$28,088$37,4510$0
Financial Administration 6$28,679$57,3580$0
Local Libraries 6$17,194$34,3880$0
Airports 4$24,818$74,4542$2,611
Fire - Other 4$17,863$53,5890$0
Judicial and Legal 2$6,433$38,5981$2,179
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$1,386
Totals for Government 165$631,837$45,9527$8,712

Mineral Wells government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Central Staff Services: $872,000 ($57.32)
    Parks and Recreation: $181,000 ($11.90)
    Libraries: $87,000 ($5.72)
    Air Transportation: $27,000 ($1.77)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $26,000 ($1.71)
    Police Protection: $18,000 ($1.18)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $4,583,000 ($301.26)
    Police Protection: $2,753,000 ($180.96)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,590,000 ($104.52)
    Regular Highways: $1,360,000 ($89.40)
    Sewerage: $1,340,000 ($88.08)
    Central Staff Services: $961,000 ($63.17)
    Air Transportation: $956,000 ($62.84)
    Parks and Recreation: $843,000 ($55.41)
    Financial Administration: $623,000 ($40.95)
    Libraries: $368,000 ($24.19)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $300,000 ($19.72)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $284,000 ($18.67)
    Health - Other: $171,000 ($11.24)
    Solid Waste Management: $128,000 ($8.41)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $123,000 ($8.09)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $27,000 ($1.77)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $150,000 ($9.86)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,698,000 ($506.01)

Mineral Wells government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,698,000 ($177.35)
    Air Transportation: $723,000 ($47.53)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $92,000 ($6.05)
    Parks and Recreation: $89,000 ($5.85)
    Solid Waste Management: $47,000 ($3.09)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $360,000 ($23.66)
    General Revenue - Other: $254,000 ($16.70)
    Interest Earnings: $33,000 ($2.17)
    Royalties: $1,000 ($0.07)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $5,246,000 ($344.84)
  • Tax - Property: $3,420,000 ($224.81)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,973,000 ($195.42)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $85,000 ($5.59)

Mineral Wells government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $686,000 ($45.09)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $432,000 ($28.40)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $253,000 ($16.63)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,769,000 ($642.15)

8.75% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($46,722 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.75%
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 Parker County, TX  2.26% ($42,338 average AGI)
from Tarrant County, TX  1.24% ($60,325)
from Erath County, TX  0.28% ($37,593)


7.82% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,417 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.82%
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 Parker County, TX  1.85% ($41,124 average AGI)
to Tarrant County, TX  0.97% ($45,882)
to Erath County, TX  0.37% ($44,917)
Businesses in Mineral Wells, TX
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1KFC1
Ace Hardware1Knights Inn1
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Best Western1Nike1
Blockbuster1Payless1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
CVS1RadioShack1
Chevrolet1SONIC Drive-In1
Dairy Queen2Sears1
Days Inn1Subway2
Domino's Pizza1U-Haul2
FedEx2UPS1
Ford1Vans1
H&R Block1Walmart1
Holiday Inn1

Strongest AM radio stations in Mineral Wells:

  • KJSA (1120 AM; daytime; 0 kW; MINERAL WELLS, TX; Owner: JERRY SNYDER AND ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • 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.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • KHVN (970 AM; 10 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • KTNO (1440 AM; 12 kW; DENTON, TX; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KNAX (1630 AM; 10 kW; FT. WORTH, TX; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLIF (570 AM; 5 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: KLIF LICO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mineral Wells:

  • KFWR (95.9 FM; MINERAL WELLS, TX; Owner: LKCM RADIO GROUP, LP)
  • KNOB-LP (99.9 FM; MINERAL WELLS, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDXX (107.1 FM; BENBROOK, TX; Owner: KCYT-FM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KYQX (89.5 FM; WEATHERFORD, TX; Owner: CSSI NON-PROFIT EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KTFW-FM (92.1 FM; GLEN ROSE, TX; Owner: M&M BROADCASTERS, LTD.)
  • KRNB (105.7 FM; DECATUR, TX; Owner: SERVICE BROADCASTING I, LTD.)
  • KDKR (91.3 FM; DECATUR, TX; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • KMEO (96.7 FM; FLOWER MOUND, TX; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KKDL (106.7 FM; MUENSTER, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KZMP-FM (101.7 FM; AZLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KHCK-FM (99.1 FM; DENTON, TX; Owner: KHCK-FM LICENSE CORP.)
  • K213CS (90.5 FM; MINERAL WELLS, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL EVANGELISM)
  • KWRD-FM (100.7 FM; HIGHLAND VILLAGE, TX; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA OF TEXAS, L.L.C.)
  • KNOR (93.7 FM; HEALDTON, OK; Owner: AM & PM BROADCASTERS, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Mineral Wells:

  • KFWD (Channel 52; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: HIC BROADCAST, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Mineral Wells fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 67Number of bridges
  • 400ft / 122mTotal length
  • $425,000Total costs
  • 159,225Total average daily traffic
  • 15,938Total average daily truck traffic
  • 211,203Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Mineral Wells, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31920-1929
  • 101930-1939
  • 231940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 111960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 102000-2009
  • 52010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Mineral Wells, TX
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Mineral Wells)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 227 (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 Mineral Wells, 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: 22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 47 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 10 (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: 136 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Mineral Wells)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 88 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Mineral Wells)

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 167. The highest number of fires - 260 took place in 2006, and the least - 91 in 2015. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Mineral Wells, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (59.0%), and Structure Fires (25.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Mineral Wells, TX
    • 1,67759.0%Outside Fires
    • 71425.1%Structure Fires
    • 34712.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1033.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Mineral Wells, TX

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Mineral Wells, Texas:

  • Ramada Limited, 4103 Hwy 180 E, Mineral Wells, Texas 76067 , Phone: (940) 325-6956, Fax: (940) 325-6958
  • Best Western Club House Inn & Suites, 4410 Hwy 180 E, Mineral Wells, Texas 76067 , Phone: (940) 325-2270, Fax: (940) 325-1088
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 6801 Hwy 180 E, Mineral Wells, Texas 76067 , Phone: (940) 325-7829, Fax: (940) 325-2645
  • Days Inn & Suites Mineral Wells, TX, 107 Washington Rd, Mineral Wells, Texas 76067 , Phone: (940) 468-2727, Fax: (940) 468-2728
  • Comfort Suites Mineral Wells, 105 Karl Kessler Blvd, Mineral Wells, Texas 76067 , Phone: (940) 327-0077, Fax: (866) 621-3984
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Mineral Wells, Texas
Most common first names in Mineral Wells, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James19472.3 years
William16676.3 years
Mary16177.1 years
John15076.8 years
Robert12273.5 years
Charles8771.4 years
George8476.1 years
Thomas6473.3 years
Willie5078.8 years
Joe5074.0 years
Most common last names in Mineral Wells, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith9073.1 years
Davis6376.1 years
Walker6076.0 years
Glover5474.7 years
Moore5377.8 years
White4777.4 years
Brown4377.5 years
Jones4176.1 years
Johnson3872.5 years
Harris3674.9 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Mineral Wells, TX
  • 54.2%Utility gas
  • 43.6%Electricity
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Other fuel
  • 0.5%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Mineral Wells, TX
  • 59.1%Electricity
  • 39.6%Utility gas
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Mineral Wells compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Mineral Wells on our top lists:

  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other types of correctional institutions (population 1,000+)"
There are 37 pilots and 50 other airmen in this city.
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  • Alan L Clarke (4)
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  • Marvin Beckman (3)
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Total of 87 patent applications in 2008-2022.