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Median resident age:  35.2 years
Texas median age:  32.3 years

Zip code: 77420

Estimated median household income in 2012: $43,804 (it was $34,979 in 2000)
Newgulf:

$43,804
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,117

Newgulf CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $80,274 (it was $51,300 in 2000)
Newgulf:

$80,274
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $129,440; Detached houses: $145,431; Townhouses or other attached units: $132,009; Mobile homes: $54,447

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Newgulf races chart
  • White alone - 1,934 (52.8%)
  • Hispanic - 1,434 (39.1%)
  • Black alone - 270 (7.4%)
  • Two or more races - 16 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 7 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 4 (0.1%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Newgulf: 122.2 (high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: CST time zone




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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Newgulf CCD:  1.6% ($811)
Texas:  1.8% ($1,393)
Newgulf satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sugar Land, TX (32.4 miles , pop. 63,328).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Houston, TX (50.1 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Boling, TX (1.4 miles ), Boling-Iago, TX (1.4 miles ), Iago, TX (1.6 miles) , Wharton, TX (3.1 miles ), Hungerford, TX (3.6 miles ), Needville, TX (3.6 miles ), Damon, TX (3.7 miles ), Kendleton, TX (3.8 miles ).

Latitude: 29.24 N, Longitude: 95.96 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 979

Newgulf household income distribution Newgulf home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.4%
Texas:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (24%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Petroleum and coal products (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (4%)
  • Plastics and rubber products (4%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Health care (16%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (13%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Other protective service workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Newgulf-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 113% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1961, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.1 miles away from the Newgulf place center injured one person.

On 4/19/1965, a category F3 tornado 14.6 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured 3 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Wharton County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Fires: 2, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals/medical centers near Newgulf:

  • WHARTON NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; WHARTON, TX)
  • WHARTON MANOR (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; WHARTON, TX)
  • AVALON PLACE WHARTON (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; WHARTON, TX)

Political contributions by individuals in Newgulf, TX

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Newgulf:

  • Wharton County Junior College (about 10 miles; Wharton, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,960)
  • Houston Baptist University (about 42 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 2,137)
  • University of Phoenix-Houston Campus (about 44 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 2,987)
  • The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (about 47 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 2,761)
  • Rice University (about 48 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 5,451)
  • Texas Southern University (about 50 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 7,326)
  • Houston Community College (about 50 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 16,821)

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Notable locations in Newgulf: Wharton County Sheriff's Office (A), Boling Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Newgulf include: Bethlehem Church (A), Mount Pen Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Lakes and reservoirs: Neal Lake (A), New Gulf Reservoir (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Gardner Slough (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Average household size:
This place:  2.9 people
Texas:  2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  -1.$%
Whole state:  71.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  -1.0%
Whole state:  4.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

13.4%
Whole state:

15.4%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

4.0%
Whole state:

6.7%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Newgulf, TX


53 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms in 2000

Newgulf compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (44%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (31%)
  • Utility gas (23%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Newgulf CCD (based on Wharton County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 76.88%
Here76.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChurches of Christ
Adherents60.2%20.4%7.2%3.5%1.9%
Congregations16.4%24.6%14.8%6.6%6.6%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Lutheran ChurchAssemblies of GodChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Other
Adherents1.8%1.1%1.0%0.6%2.4%
Congregations3.3%1.6%8.2%3.3%14.8%
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: 8
Wharton County:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

2.46 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
Wharton County:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 23
This county:

5.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.3%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Wharton County:

30.5%
State:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

19.6%
State:

15.7%

5.03% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,493 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.03%
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 Fort Bend County, TX  0.87% ($36,154 average AGI)
from Harris County, TX  0.78% ($27,404)
from Matagorda County, TX  0.41% ($34,035)


6.05% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,616 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.05%
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 Fort Bend County, TX  1.22% ($40,805 average AGI)
to Harris County, TX  1.05% ($35,074)
to Matagorda County, TX  0.47% ($29,657)

Strongest AM radio stations in Newgulf:

  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KEYH (850 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KRTX (980 AM; 5 kW; ROSENBURG/RICHMOND, TX)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • DKFCC (1270 AM; 3 kW; BAY CITY, TX; Owner: CHAMELEON RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KREH (900 AM; 5 kW; PECAN GROVE, TX)
  • KANI (1500 AM; 1 kW; WHARTON, TX; Owner: MARTIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTMR (1130 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EDNA, TX; Owner: SIGA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KSEV (700 AM; 15 kW; TOMBALL, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLAT (1010 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))

Strongest FM radio stations in Newgulf:

  • KRBE (104.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KBXX (97.9 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KHJZ-FM (95.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KHMX (96.5 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KILT-FM (100.3 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KKBQ-FM (92.9 FM; PASADENA, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KLOL (101.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KODA (99.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTBZ-FM (94.5 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKRW (93.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KUHF (88.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON SYSTEM)
  • KHCB-FM (105.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: HOUSTON CHRISTIAN BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KLDE (107.5 FM; LAKE JACKSON, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KMJQ (102.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KXGJ (101.7 FM; BAY CITY, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KIOX-FM (96.9 FM; EL CAMPO, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KRTS (92.1 FM; SEABROOK, TX; Owner: KRTS, INC.)
  • KJOJ-FM (103.3 FM; FREEPORT, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KOVE-FM (106.5 FM; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KPTY (104.9 FM; MISSOURI CITY, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))

TV broadcast stations around Newgulf:

  • KHOU-TV (Channel 11; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KHOU-TV, L.P.)
  • KPRC-TV (Channel 2; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, HOUSTON, LP)
  • KTBU (Channel 55; CONROE, TX; Owner: HUMANITY INTERESTED MEDIA, INC.)
  • KTXH (Channel 20; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KPXB (Channel 49; CONROE, TX; Owner: PAXSON HOUSTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • KFTH (Channel 67; ALVIN, TX; Owner: TELEFUTURA HOUSTON LLC)
  • KNWS-TV (Channel 51; KATY, TX; Owner: JOHNSON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXLN-TV (Channel 45; ROSENBERG, TX; Owner: KXLN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KHWB (Channel 39; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KHWB, INC.)
  • KZJL (Channel 61; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KZJL LICENSE CORP.)
  • KETH (Channel 14; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TV, INC.)
  • KRIV (Channel 26; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KTRK-TV (Channel 13; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KTRK TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KUHT (Channel 8; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON SYSTEM)
  • KVDO-LP (Channel 69; CLEAR LAKE, TX; Owner: FAR EASTERN TELECASTERS)
  • KBPX-LP (Channel 33; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • KJIB-LP (Channel 5; CLEAR LAKE CITY, TX; Owner: FAR EASTERN TELECASTERS)
  • KAZH (Channel 57; BAYTOWN, TX; Owner: KAZH LICENSE, LLC)
  • KTMD (Channel 48; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF TEXAS PARTNERSHIP, LP)
  • KLTJ (Channel 22; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KHMV-LP (Channel 28; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF THE GULF COAST, A CALIFORNIA LP)
  • KVIT-LP (Channel 28; VICTORIA, TX; Owner: CLUB COMMUNICATIONS)

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