Orchard, Texas

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Population in 2017: 398 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -2.5%
Males: 184  (46.4%)
Females: 214  (53.6%)
Median resident age:

47.7 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 77464, 77485.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $66,891 (it was $47,000 in 2000)
Orchard:

$66,891
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $31,604 (it was $21,329 in 2000)

Orchard city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $149,632 (it was $62,800 in 2000)
Orchard:

$149,632
TX:

$172,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $176,792; detached houses: $200,299; mobile homes: $29,633

Median gross rent in 2017: $885.

March 2019 cost of living index in Orchard: 84.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 18.7%
(26.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Orchard, TX (2010)
    • 20558.2%White alone
    • 12836.4%Hispanic
    • 154.3%Black alone
    • 20.6%Two or more races
    • 10.3%American Indian alone
    • 10.3%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Orchard, Texas as of May 27, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Orchard is 180 to 1.


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Ancestries: Czech (19.8%), German (9.1%), Cajun (3.2%), Polish (2.8%), Scottish (2.8%), Czechoslovakian (2.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 127 feet

Land area: 0.38 square miles.

Population density: 1,053 people per square mile   (low).

Orchard, Texas map

31 residents are foreign born (8.4% Latin America, 1.3% Asia).

This city:

8.4%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,439 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,430 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sugar Land, TX (21.3 miles , pop. 63,328).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Houston, TX (36.9 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Weston Lakes, TX (2.1 miles ),
Simonton, TX (2.4 miles ),
Wallis, TX (2.4 miles ),
Fulshear, TX (2.8 miles ),
East Bernard, TX (2.8 miles ),
Beasley, TX (2.8 miles ),
Cumings, TX (3.2 miles ),
Rosenberg, TX (3.2 miles )

Latitude: 29.60 N, Longitude: 95.97 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 979

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2017: 3 buildings, average cost: $193,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Orchard, TX residents
Average permit cost in Orchard, TX
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.5%
Texas:

3.5%
Population change in the 1990s: +35 (+9.4%).
Most common industries in Orchard, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (15.8%)
  • Construction (8.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.7%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.8%)
  • Machinery (5.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.2%)
  • Educational services (10.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.4%)
  • Machinery (7.4%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (6.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.0%)
  • Truck transportation (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (22.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (12.0%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (10.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.0%)
  • Public administration (5.0%)
  • U. S. Postal service (5.0%)
Most common occupations in Orchard, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.5%)
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (4.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (10.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (9.1%)
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (7.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.6%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.8%)
  • Top executives (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (11.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (9.0%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (7.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (7.0%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7.0%)
  • Cashiers (6.0%)

Average climate in Orchard, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 59.2. This is better than average.

City:

59.2
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.4
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Orchard-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 66% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/19/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.7 miles away from the Orchard city center killed one person and injured 3 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 9/13/1974, a category F3 tornado 13.2 miles away from the city center injured 2 people.

Earthquake activity:

Orchard-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 89% 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 141.1 miles away from Orchard center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 369.5 miles away from the city center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 370.2 miles away from Orchard 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 445.8 miles away from Orchard 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 133.3 miles away from the city 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 134.0 miles away from Orchard center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Fort Bend County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 8, Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Fires: 2, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Orchard topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Orchard:

  • BENEVOLENT CARE HEALTH SERVICES INC (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; RICHMOND, TX)
  • FORT BEND HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; ROSENBERG, TX)
  • FORT BEND NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; ROSENBERG, TX)
  • SIERCAM HEALTHCARE SERVICES LLC (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; ROSENBERG, TX)
  • BRAZOSVIEW HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; RICHMOND, TX)
  • RICHMOND STATE SCHOOL (Hospital, about 12 miles away; RICHMOND, TX)
  • LEISURE LODGE ROSENBERG (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; ROSENBERG, TX)

Airports located in Orchard:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Orchard:

  • Wharton County Junior College (about 21 miles; Wharton, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,009)
  • Houston Baptist University (about 28 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 2,340)
  • The Art Institute of Houston (about 33 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 2,429)
  • Prairie View A & M University (about 35 miles; Prairie View, TX; FT enrollment: 7,517)
  • The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (about 35 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 3,023)
  • Rice University (about 35 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 6,713)
  • University of St Thomas (about 36 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 2,747)

Public elementary/middle school in Orchard:

  • BRAZOS EL (Students: 385, Location: 9814 KIBLER ST, Grades: PK-5)
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Points of interest:

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Notable location: Orchard Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Orchard: Artesian Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Fort Bend County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.6 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

74.1%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.9%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Orchard:

Marital status in Orchard, TX
  • Never married: 24.5%
  • Now married: 64.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 3.8%
  • Divorced: 7.7%

For population 25 years and over in Orchard:

  • High school or higher: 67.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.3
Texas average:

14.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Orchard, TX (based on Fort Bend County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic81,09612
Evangelical Protestant76,590240
Mainline Protestant41,41939
Other34,33942
Black Protestant2,10311
Orthodox8653
None348,963-
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: 66
Here:

1.30 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 8
Fort Bend County:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 56
This county:

1.10 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 153
This county:

3.01 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 232
Fort Bend County:

4.57 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.8%
State:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Fort Bend County:

25.8%
State:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.2%
Texas:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Orchard:

46.9%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Orchard:

44.3%
State:

46.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.0
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Orchard:

20.5%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Orchard:

9.5%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Orchard:

6.7
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Orchard:

32.8%
State:

33.0%

General health condition:
Orchard:

55.1%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Orchard:

79.7%
State:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Orchard, TX Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 2$2,087
Sewerage 0$0 1$1,500
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 1$1,200
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 0$0 4$4,787

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $40,000 ($100.50)
    General - Other: $31,000 ($77.89)
    Central Staff Services: $30,000 ($75.38)
    Solid Waste Management: $28,000 ($70.35)
    Sewerage: $25,000 ($62.81)
    General Public Buildings: $21,000 ($52.76)
    Regular Highways: $12,000 ($30.15)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $516,000 ($1296.48)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $50,000 ($125.63)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $33,000 ($82.91)
    Solid Waste Management: $32,000 ($80.40)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,000 ($2.51)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $516,000 ($1296.48)
    General Revenue - Other: $28,000 ($70.35)
    Rents: $18,000 ($45.23)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $59,000 ($148.24)
  • Tax - Property: $61,000 ($153.27)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $40,000 ($100.50)
    Public Utilities Sales: $19,000 ($47.74)
    Other License: $4,000 ($10.05)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $10,735,000 ($26972.36)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $10,535,000 ($26469.85)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $200,000 ($502.51)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $400,000 ($1005.03)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,535,000 ($26469.85)

9.26% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($79,096 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.26%
Texas average:

7.43%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,921 average AGI)
Fort Bend County:

0.09%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Harris County, TX  5.26% ($73,794 average AGI)
from Brazoria County, TX  0.29% ($79,407)
from Travis County, TX  0.14% ($81,378)


7.30% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($79,438 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.30%
Texas average:

7.26%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,575 average AGI)
Fort Bend County:

0.10%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Harris County, TX  3.87% ($63,555 average AGI)
to Brazoria County, TX  0.36% ($63,166)
to Travis County, TX  0.15% ($99,022)

Strongest AM radio stations in Orchard:

  • KREH (900 AM; 5 kW; PECAN GROVE, TX)
  • KRTX (980 AM; 5 kW; ROSENBURG/RICHMOND, TX)
  • KEYH (850 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KSEV (700 AM; 15 kW; TOMBALL, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KKHT (1070 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KILT (610 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KLAT (1010 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KBME (790 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LTD. PARTNERSHIP)
  • KJOJ (880 AM; 10 kW; CONROE, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Orchard:

  • 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)
  • KRBE (104.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KKRW (93.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KHCB-FM (105.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: HOUSTON CHRISTIAN BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KUHF (88.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON SYSTEM)
  • KMJQ (102.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KLDE (107.5 FM; LAKE JACKSON, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KPTY (104.9 FM; MISSOURI CITY, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KPFT (90.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • KLTN (102.9 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: HBC HOUSTON LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KRTS (92.1 FM; SEABROOK, TX; Owner: KRTS, INC.)
  • K259AB (99.7 FM; SUGAR LAND, TX; Owner: THE KSBJ EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • K201EU (88.1 FM; KATY, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL EVANGELISM)

TV broadcast stations around Orchard:

  • KHOU-TV (Channel 11; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KHOU-TV, L.P.)
  • KPRC-TV (Channel 2; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, HOUSTON, LP)
  • KPXB (Channel 49; CONROE, TX; Owner: PAXSON HOUSTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • KFTH (Channel 67; ALVIN, TX; Owner: TELEFUTURA HOUSTON LLC)
  • KTBU (Channel 55; CONROE, TX; Owner: HUMANITY INTERESTED MEDIA, INC.)
  • KTXH (Channel 20; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KNWS-TV (Channel 51; KATY, TX; Owner: JOHNSON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KHWB (Channel 39; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KHWB, INC.)
  • KXLN-TV (Channel 45; ROSENBERG, TX; Owner: KXLN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KRIV (Channel 26; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KZJL (Channel 61; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KZJL LICENSE CORP.)
  • KETH (Channel 14; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TV, 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.)
  • KHMV-LP (Channel 28; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF THE GULF COAST, A CALIFORNIA LP)
  • KJIB-LP (Channel 5; CLEAR LAKE CITY, TX; Owner: FAR EASTERN TELECASTERS)
  • KVIT-LP (Channel 28; VICTORIA, TX; Owner: CLUB COMMUNICATIONS)
  • KTMD (Channel 48; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF TEXAS PARTNERSHIP, LP)
  • KAZH (Channel 57; BAYTOWN, TX; Owner: KAZH LICENSE, LLC)
  • KLTJ (Channel 22; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KVVV-LP (Channel 53; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KAZH LICENSE, LLC)
  • K30CV (Channel 30; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)

Orchard fatal accident list:

May 23, 2009 06:50 PM, Sr-36, Fm1489, Lat: 29.603942, Lon: -95.977878, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 7, Fatalities: 2
May 22, 1981 05:00 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 112ft / 33.6mTotal length
  • 20,650Total average daily traffic
  • 3,321Total average daily truck traffic
  • 28,970Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Orchard)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: ORICK PHILLIP J ROTORWAY EXEC II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTORWAY RW152 (150 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7224Z , Serial Number: 3240, Year manufactured: 1987, Airworthiness Date: 05/18/1998, Certificate Issue Date: 05/21/2007
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Carmen Coleman, Po Box 24, Orchard, TX 77464, Other Owners: Marc Robitaille

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 8. The highest number of fire incidents - 26 took place in 2006, and the least - 0 in 2010. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Orchard, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (60.4%), and Structure Fires (32.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Orchard, TX
    • 8160.4%Outside Fires
    • 4332.1%Structure Fires
    • 75.2%Other
    • 32.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Orchard, TX
Most common first names in Orchard, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Joe480.5 years
Mary478.2 years
Agnes382.7 years
Charles379.7 years
Annie388.3 years
Ella388.0 years
Louis375.0 years
George266.6 years
Emil278.0 years
Henry274.0 years
Most common last names in Orchard, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Kellner581.6 years
Hogan463.0 years
Janecka367.6 years
Kanak364.6 years
Murphy371.0 years
Sager382.7 years
Vick385.7 years
Faichtinger273.5 years
Florian285.5 years
Brown272.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Orchard, TX
  • 52.5%Utility gas
  • 47.5%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Orchard, TX
  • 56.5%Electricity
  • 43.5%Utility gas


Orchard compared to Texas state average:

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