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Population in 2012: 895 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -5.2%
 

Males: 405  (45.3%)
Females: 490  (54.7%)

Median resident age:  47.3 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 77975.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $53,649 (it was $27,865 in 2000)
Moulton:

$53,649
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,209

Moulton town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $70,656 (it was $45,900 in 2000)
Moulton:

$70,656
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $83,107; Detached houses: $88,676; Townhouses or other attached units: $14,987; In 2-unit structures: $77,933; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $101,912; Mobile homes: $34,899

Median gross rent in 2012: $650.

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  • White alone - 680 (76.7%)
  • Hispanic - 190 (21.4%)
  • Black alone - 6 (0.7%)
  • Two or more races - 6 (0.7%)
  • Other race alone - 3 (0.3%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.1%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Moulton: 80.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Czech (35.4%), German (23.0%), Irish (7.2%), United States (2.1%), Ukrainian (2.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 0.82 square miles.

Population density: 1,088 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Moulton:

  • High school or higher: 67.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.4%
  • Unemployed: 5.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Moulton town:

  • Never married: 22.3%
  • Now married: 47.0%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 18.4%
  • Divorced: 11.2%

48 residents are foreign born

This town:  4.6%
Texas:  16.4%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Moulton, Texas as of October 30, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Moulton to the number of sex offenders is 224 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $960 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $936 (1.3%)

Moulton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Victoria, TX (53.2 miles , pop. 60,603).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Austin, TX (61.8 miles , pop. 656,562).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (82.7 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: Flatonia, TX (2.9 miles ), Shiner, TX (3.2 miles ), Waelder, TX (3.5 miles ), Hallettsville, TX (3.9 miles ), Schulenburg, TX (4.0 miles ), Thompsonville, TX (4.1 miles) , Gonzales, TX (4.3 miles ), Yoakum, TX (4.4 miles ).

Latitude: 29.57 N, Longitude: 97.15 W

Area code: 361

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Crime rates in Moulton (2012):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 5 assaults (554.3 per 100,000)
  • 2 burglaries (221.7 per 100,000)
  • 18 thefts (1995.6 per 100,000)
  • 0 auto thefts (0.0 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 213.3 (higher means more crime, US average = 257.0)

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.22
Texas average:

1.95

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.6%
Texas:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +25 (+2.7%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (25%)
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (11%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Construction laborers (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Moulton-area historical tornado activity is near Texas state average. It is 83% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/20/1967, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.2 miles away from the Moulton town center injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 9/20/1967, a category F3 tornado 19.8 miles away from the town center injured 3 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Moulton-area historical earthquake activity is near Texas state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 79.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/7/2008 at 09:51:12, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, 3.9 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 70.2 miles away from Moulton center
On 7/20/1991 at 23:38:19, a magnitude 3.6 (3.4 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 71.0 miles away from the city center
On 5/16/1993 at 15:30:19, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 81.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lavaca County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Floods: 2, Fires: 2, Storms: 2, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers in Moulton:

  • SHADY OAK NURSING AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, 101 S LANCASTER)
  • SHADY OAK NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, 101 SOUTH LANCASTER)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Moulton:

  • OAK MANOR NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; FLATONIA, TX)
  • LAVACA MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, about 15 miles away; HALLETTSVILLE, TX)
  • STEVENS CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; HALLETTSVILLE, TX)

Political contributions by individuals in Moulton, TX

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Moulton:

  • Texas State University-San Marcos (about 53 miles; San Marcos, TX; Full-time enrollment: 23,372)
  • Saint Edward's University (about 59 miles; Austin, TX; FT enrollment: 3,612)
  • Blinn College (about 61 miles; Brenham, TX; FT enrollment: 15,363)
  • The University of Texas at Austin (about 61 miles; Austin, TX; FT enrollment: 46,563)
  • Austin Community College District (about 62 miles; Austin, TX; FT enrollment: 10,815)
  • Wharton County Junior College (about 67 miles; Wharton, TX; FT enrollment: 2,960)
  • Prairie View A & M University (about 79 miles; Prairie View, TX; FT enrollment: 6,665)

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

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 5.9%
(4.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 37.5% for Black residents, 9.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 11.9% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.2 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  58.4%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.9%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Moulton, TX

49 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
58 people in nursing homes in 2000

Moulton compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Banks with branches in Moulton (2011 data):

  • Lone Star Bank, S.S.B.: Lone Star Bank, S.S.b. at 100 South West Street, branch established on 1920/11/06. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $252.2 mil, Deposits: $184.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Southern Bancshares, Inc.
  • First State Bank: Moulton Branch at 201 N.Lavaca Street, branch established on 1976/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $140.2 mil, Deposits: $121.9 mil, headquarters in Yoakum, TX, positive income, 2 total offices, Holding Company: First State Bancshares Of Yoakum, Inc.

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Moulton travel time to work - commute


Moulton mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (64%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (26%)
  • Utility gas (6%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Moulton town (based on Lavaca County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 98.26%
Here98.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchOther
Adherents71.2%10.8%10.2%4.6%3.1%
Congregations19.0%14.3%23.8%19.0%23.8%
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: 6
This county:

3.20 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

1.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Lavaca County:

5.88 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Lavaca County:

4.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.1%
State:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.0%
Texas:

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

21.0%
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 3$11,108$44,4326$400
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$120
Police Protection - Officers 2$5,426$32,5565$833
Sewerage 2$4,172$25,0320$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,476$29,7120$0
Water Supply 1$2,733$32,7960$0
Electric Power 2$4,863$29,1780$0
Totals for Government 11$30,778$33,57612$1,353

Moulton government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $979,000 ($1093.85)
    Water Utilities: $135,000 ($150.84)
    Police Protection: $124,000 ($138.55)
    Sewerage: $99,000 ($110.61)
    Solid Waste Management: $80,000 ($89.39)
    Parks & Recreation: $28,000 ($31.28)
    Regular Highways: $15,000 ($16.76)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($4.47)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $232,000 ($259.22)

Moulton government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $94,000 ($105.03)
    All Other: $80,000 ($89.39)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $36,000 ($40.22)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $1,005,000 ($1122.91)
    Water Utilities: $118,000 ($131.84)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $4,000 ($4.47)
  • Tax - Property: $77,000 ($86.03)
    Total General Sales: $44,000 ($49.16)
    Public Utilities: $22,000 ($24.58)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $17,000 ($18.99)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0 ($0.00)

5.86% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,589 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.86%
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 Victoria County, TX  0.96% ($33,515 average AGI)
from Harris County, TX  0.58% ($42,000)
from DeWitt County, TX  0.38% ($33,593)


6.46% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,850 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.46%
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 Victoria County, TX  1.41% ($30,550 average AGI)
to Harris County, TX  0.49% ($38,029)
to Travis County, TX  0.49% ($31,829)

Strongest AM radio stations in Moulton:

  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KTMR (1130 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EDNA, TX; Owner: SIGA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSAH (720 AM; 10 kW; UNIVERSAL CITY, TX; Owner: KSAH LICENSING, INC.)
  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)
  • KQQA (1530 AM; 10 kW; CREEDMOOR, TX; Owner: YELLOW ROSE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KLBJ (590 AM; 5 kW; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: EMMIS AUSTIN RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
  • KENS (1160 AM; 25 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: KENS-TV, INC.)
  • KCTI (1450 AM; 1 kW; GONZALES, TX; Owner: GONZALES COMMUNICATIONS A TX LTD PTN)

Strongest FM radio stations in Moulton:

  • KTXM (99.9 FM; HALLETTSVILLE, TX; Owner: LAGRANGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KROX-FM (101.5 FM; BUDA, TX; Owner: EMMIS AUSTIN RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
  • KYKM (92.5 FM; YOAKUM, TX; Owner: LAGRANGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Moulton fatal accident list:

Jan 2, 1987 05:30 PM, 95s, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Off Hwy 95 2 Mi S (Lat: 29.530528 Lon: -97.135278), Type: Tower, Structure height: 96 m, Call Sign: WPGW450, Licensee ID: L01422065
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.480 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/27/2001, Expiration Date: 02/20/2011, Cancellation Date: 04/09/2011, Certifier: Shawn E Endsley
    Registrant: Usa Mobility Wireless, Inc., 3000 Technology Dr. #400, Plano, TX 75074, Phone: (972) 801-0000, Fax: (972) 801-1699, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 102 S. Main St. (Lat: 29.574167 Lon: -97.145833), Type: Mast, Structure height: 15.2 m, Overall height: 21.2 m, Call Sign: WNSW515
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.970 MHz, 153.815 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/13/2012, Expiration Date: 12/17/2022, Certifier: Mark Zimmerman
    Registrant: Hallettsville Communications, 103 S Texana St, Hallettsville, TX 77964, Phone: (361) 798-5301, Fax: (361) 798-9928, Email:
  • Up Mp 97.5, Cuero Sub, 3.6 Mi N (Lat: 29.629361 Lon: -97.141111), Type: Pole, Structure height: 3 m, Overall height: 4 m, Call Sign: WPPZ750
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.320 MHz, 160.665 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/01/2005, Expiration Date: 04/05/2015, Certifier: L J Kopiasz
    Registrant: Prokarma, 222 So 15th St Suite 505 N, Omaha, NE 68102, Phone: (402) 522-5068, Fax: (888) 956-8345, Email:
  • Off Hwy 95 2 Mi S (Lat: 29.530528 Lon: -97.135278), Call Sign: WNGN357
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.8800 MHz, 47.9800 MHz, 48.0000 MHz, 154.463 MHz, 451.100 MHz, 451.200 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/10/1996, Expiration Date: 02/19/2002, Cancellation Date: 05/05/2002
    Registrant: Lower Colorado River Authority, Austin, TX 78767, Phone: (512) 482-6257

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KC5JZV, Licensee ID: L00840230
    Grant Date: 07/27/2004, Expiration Date: 10/06/2014, Certifier: Scott A Henrichs
    Registrant: Scott A Henrichs, 536 County Road 151, Moulton, TX 77975
  • Call Sign: KC5RXW, Licensee ID: L01063140
    Grant Date: 09/15/2005, Expiration Date: 11/30/2015
    Registrant: Scott A Brown, 6494 Fm 1680, Moulton, TX 77975
  • Call Sign: KD5CAH, Licensee ID: L01285824
    Grant Date: 05/21/2007, Expiration Date: 08/15/2017, Certifier: James M Yoakum
    Registrant: James M Yoakum, 600 S Lancaster, Moulton, TX 77975


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 13
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
  • Service Call: 3

Incident types - Moulton


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Most common first names in Moulton, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary4485.9 years
Frank4380.6 years
Joe3280.7 years
Annie2586.1 years
John2180.7 years
William1979.8 years
Emil1883.5 years
Emma1784.9 years
Adolph1679.2 years
Henry1684.2 years
Most common last names in Moulton, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Darilek1685.7 years
Wagner1375.7 years
Pavlicek1283.1 years
Kubicek1280.3 years
Barborak1180.9 years
Fisbeck1179.8 years
Kubenka1182.4 years
Tousek1078.7 years
Simper1076.4 years
Kocian1076.9 years
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