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Population in 2012: 16,731 (95% urban, 5% rural). Population change since 2000: -1.3%
 

Males: 9,577  (57.2%)
Females: 7,154  (42.8%)

Median resident age:  33.9 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 76067.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $38,082 (it was $27,233 in 2000)
Mineral Wells:

$38,082
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,899

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $78,227 (it was $40,300 in 2000)
Mineral Wells:

$78,227
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $91,269; Detached houses: $94,807; Townhouses or other attached units: $78,405; In 2-unit structures: $101,053; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $193,505; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $387,010; Mobile homes: $52,386; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $8,600

Median gross rent in 2012: $754.

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  • White alone - 10,560 (62.0%)
  • Hispanic - 4,894 (28.8%)
  • Black alone - 1,322 (7.8%)
  • Two or more races - 128 (0.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 87 (0.5%)
  • Asian alone - 30 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Mineral Wells: 80.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (9.1%), Irish (7.8%), English (7.5%), German (7.0%), French (2.1%), Scottish (1.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 911 feet

Land area: 20.5 square miles.

Population density: 818 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Mineral Wells:

  • High school or higher: 70.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.6%
  • Unemployed: 9.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mineral Wells city:

  • Never married: 30.0%
  • Now married: 42.6%
  • Separated: 4.1%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 17.1%

1,331 residents are foreign born

This city:  7.8%
Texas:  16.4%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 67 registered sex offenders living in Mineral Wells, Texas as of December 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Mineral Wells to the number of sex offenders is 250 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,729 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $559 (1.0%)

Mineral Wells satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 32.81 N, Longitude: 98.10 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,176 (+6.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,771 (64.1%)

Area code: 940

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Crime rates in Mineral Wells by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 1101111000221
per 100,000 6.45.80.05.85.85.85.70.00.00.011.911.75.9
Rapes 924161613221014232523255
per 100,000 58.0138.590.492.975.3128.457.582.0136.9148.2136.9145.829.3
Robberies 5796158839811511
per 100,000 32.240.450.834.886.946.746.017.653.647.465.529.264.5
Assaults 52241416343536436050584943
per 100,000 335.0138.579.192.9197.0204.3206.9251.7357.1296.3345.3285.9252.3
Burglaries 179187139150225163194194143178160232173
per 100,000 1153.11079.0785.3870.51304.0951.51115.11135.6851.01055.0952.41353.51015.0
Thefts 638536562498767701653537490664558605770
per 100,000 4109.83092.73175.12890.04445.14092.03753.33143.52916.03935.53321.63529.54517.5
Auto thefts 54275337544642443349442335
per 100,000 347.8155.8299.4214.7313.0268.5241.4257.6196.4290.4261.9134.2205.3
Arson 71342132321424
per 100,000 45.175.022.611.65.817.511.517.611.95.923.811.723.5
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 422.4386.2319.6318.9445.8435.0372.1358.5401.8461.4457.2467.6385.6

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 38 (29 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.70
Texas average:

1.95

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Mineral Wells, Texas accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.0%
Texas:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,882 (+12.5%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (25%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (12%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Mineral Wells-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 193% 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 below Texas state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/6/2006 at 22:13:16, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 94.9 miles away from the city center
On 5/31/2002 at 09:57:10, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 88.6 miles away from Mineral Wells center
On 10/31/2008 at 05:01:54, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 62.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/5/2006 at 18:46:23, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 98.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Palo Pinto County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 10, Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Tornadoes: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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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.


Hospitals/medical centers in Mineral Wells:

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

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

  • Weatherford College (about 19 miles; Weatherford, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,623)
  • Tarleton State University (about 42 miles; Stephenville, TX; FT enrollment: 6,579)
  • Texas Christian University (about 44 miles; Fort Worth, TX; FT enrollment: 7,829)
  • Tarrant County College District (about 46 miles; Fort Worth, TX; FT enrollment: 15,861)
  • Texas Wesleyan University (about 49 miles; Fort Worth, TX; FT enrollment: 2,189)
  • ATI Career Training Center (about 50 miles; North Richland Hills, TX; FT enrollment: 2,225)
  • The University of Texas at Arlington (about 58 miles; Arlington, TX; FT enrollment: 17,451)

Public high schools in Mineral Wells:

Private high school in Mineral Wells:

  • COMMUNITY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 36; Location: 2501 GARRETT MORRIS PKWY; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Mineral Wells:

See full list of schools located in Mineral Wells, School District: MINERAL WELLS INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT

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)

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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

 
Palo Pinto County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  Ozone 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 29.8. This is about average.
City:

29.8
U.S.:

32.0
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 35.1. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

35.1
U.S.:

28.3

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:
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between JUL-2004 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Notification, Public - Between JUL-2002 and SEP-2002, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 20.0%
(18.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.2% for Black residents, 24.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 15.4% for American Indian residents, 16.6% for other race residents, 64.8% for two or more races residents)

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Mineral Wells, TX

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

Mineral Wells compared to Texas state average:

Mineral Wells, Texas environmental map by EPA

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  • Median house value below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above 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.


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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.

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

  • Ramada Limited, 4103 Hwy 180 E, Mineral Wells, TX 76067 , Phone: (940) 325-6956, Fax: (940) 325-6958
  • Best Western Club House Inn & Suites, 4410 Hwy 180 East, Mineral Wells, TX 76067 , Phone: (940) 325-2270, Fax: (940) 325-1088
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 6801 Hwy 180 E, Mineral Wells, TX 76067 , Phone: (940) 325-7829, Fax: (940) 325-2645
  • Days Inn & Suites Mineral Wells, TX, 107 Washington Rd, Mineral Wells, TX 76067 , Phone: (940) 468-2727, Fax: (940) 468-2728
  • Comfort Suites Mineral Wells, 105 Karl Kessler Blvd, Mineral Wells, TX 76067 , Phone: (940) 327-0077, Fax: (866) 621-3984
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Mineral Wells, Texas

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Mineral Wells travel time to work - commute


Mineral Wells mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (56%)
  • Electricity (42%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.16%
Here58.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristLDS (Mormon) Church
Adherents61.2%9.9%8.8%6.6%3.7%
Congregations40.0%5.0%11.7%18.3%1.7%
NameChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)Episcopal ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents2.3%1.6%1.0%0.9%4.1%
Congregations1.7%1.7%3.3%1.7%15.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 8
This county:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Palo Pinto County:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
Palo Pinto County:

9.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.2%
State:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

29.2%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Palo Pinto County:

18.7%
Texas:

15.7%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 9$33,612$44,8160$0
Judicial and Legal 3$6,764$27,0560$0
Police Protection - Officers 33$79,343$28,8520$0
Police - Other 15$26,680$21,3440$0
Firefighters 9$26,818$35,7570$0
Streets and Highways 12$23,014$23,0140$0
Health 18$44,347$29,5650$0
Solid Waste Management 3$7,282$29,1283$2,435
Sewerage 9$16,939$22,5850$0
Water Supply 15$40,064$32,0510$0
Local Libraries 3$5,937$23,7483$1,399
Other and Unallocable 21$48,029$27,4450$0
Totals for Government 150$358,829$28,7066$3,834

Mineral Wells government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,284,000 ($76.74)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $3,312,000 ($197.96)
    Regular Highways: $1,756,000 ($104.95)
    Police Protection: $1,439,000 ($86.01)
    General - Other: $933,000 ($55.76)
    Fire Protection: $864,000 ($51.64)
    Sewerage: $704,000 ($42.08)
    Central Staff Services: $696,000 ($41.60)
    Parks & Recreation: $601,000 ($35.92)
    Air Transportation: $375,000 ($22.41)
    Financial Administration: $317,000 ($18.95)
    Libraries: $269,000 ($16.08)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $143,000 ($8.55)
    Solid Waste Management: $94,000 ($5.62)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $712,000 ($42.56)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $139,000 ($8.31)
    Water Utilities: $8,000 ($0.48)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $6,557,000 ($391.91)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $802,000 ($47.93)

Mineral Wells government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $452,000 ($27.02)
  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,585,000 ($154.50)
    All Other: $178,000 ($10.64)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,129,000 ($67.48)
    Interest Earnings: $543,000 ($32.45)
    Special Assessments: $54,000 ($3.23)
    Rents: $11,000 ($0.66)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $4,820,000 ($288.09)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $55,000 ($3.29)
  • Tax - Property: $3,350,000 ($200.23)
    Total General Sales: $2,441,000 ($145.90)
    Public Utilities: $597,000 ($35.68)
    Other Selective Sales: $116,000 ($6.93)
    NEC: $7,000 ($0.42)

Mineral Wells government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $13,365,000 ($798.82)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $11,865,000 ($709.16)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $10,297,000 ($615.44)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $12,680,000 ($757.87)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $1,568,000 ($93.72)
    Water Utilities: $685,000 ($40.94)

Mineral Wells government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $740,000 ($44.23)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $10,032,000 ($599.61)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $20,000 ($1.20)

8.28% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,343 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.28%
Texas average:

8.37%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Parker County, TX  1.61% ($26,971 average AGI)
from Tarrant County, TX  1.16% ($42,059)
from Dallas County, TX  0.34% ($38,733)


7.83% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,166 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.83%
Texas average:

7.44%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Parker County, TX  1.97% ($31,158 average AGI)
to Tarrant County, TX  1.08% ($40,734)
to Erath County, TX  0.31% ($26,630)

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 (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Mineral Wells fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Mineral Wells)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 164 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Mineral Wells, TX)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 28 (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: 110 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Mineral Wells)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 99 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Mineral Wells)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 260
  • Hazardous Condition: 83
  • Service Call: 41
  • Good Intent Call: 19

Incident types - Mineral Wells


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Mineral Wells, TX

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
Businesses in Mineral Wells, TX
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Knights Inn1
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
AutoZone1Nike1
Best Western1Payless1
Blockbuster1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1RadioShack1
CVS1SONIC Drive-In1
Dairy Queen2Sears1
Days Inn1Subway2
Domino's Pizza1U-Haul2
FedEx2UPS1
H&R Block1Vans1
Holiday Inn1Walmart1
KFC1

Mineral Wells on our top lists:

  • #79 on the list of "Top 100 cities with lowest ratio of median house value to median household income (pop. 5,000+)"
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Top Patent Applicants
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  • Jean Buytaert (26)
  • John A. Krogue (10)
  • David J. Burns (6)
  • Jean P. Buytaert (5)
  • Daniel L. Kirsch (5)
  • Alan L Clarke (3)
  • David Burns (2)
  • Michael E. Allen (2)
  • Steve Meeks (2)
  • Ira Eugene Hining (2)

Total of 70 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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