Palacios, Texas

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Population in 2013: 4,661 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: -9.5%
 
Males: 2,382  (51.1%)
Females: 2,279  (48.9%)
Median resident age:  34.1 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 77428, 77465.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $37,558 (it was $27,623 in 2000)
Palacios:

$37,558
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,098 (it was $13,107 in 2000)

Palacios city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $66,720 (it was $45,400 in 2000)
Palacios:

$66,720
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $79,247; Detached houses: $88,885; Mobile homes: $33,329

Median gross rent in 2012: $642.

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  • Hispanic - 3,125 (63.6%)
  • White alone - 1,132 (23.0%)
  • Asian alone - 482 (9.8%)
  • Black alone - 197 (4.0%)
  • Two or more races - 40 (0.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.04%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Palacios: 80.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (6.4%), Irish (5.8%), German (5.7%), French (2.3%), United States (1.6%), Scotch-Irish (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 5.04 square miles.

Population density: 924 people per square mile   (low).

Palacios,TX real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Palacios:

  • High school or higher: 72.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Unemployed: 11.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Palacios city:

  • Never married: 25.3%
  • Now married: 59.7%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 3.6%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

1,319 residents are foreign born (6.4% Asia).

This city:  27.0%
Texas:  16.4%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 11 registered sex offenders living in Palacios, Texas as of March 05, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Palacios to the number of sex offenders is 425 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,248 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $702 (1.3%)

Palacios satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Victoria, TX (47.6 miles , pop. 60,603).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Houston, TX (88.6 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Blessing, TX (3.3 miles ), Tidehaven, TX (3.9 miles ), Matagorda, TX (3.9 miles ), La Ward, TX (4.2 miles) , Markham, TX (4.4 miles ), Point Comfort, TX (4.6 miles ), Matagorda-Sargent, TX (4.6 miles ), Port O'Connor, TX (4.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $59,300
  • 1998: 20 buildings, average cost: $130,800
  • 1999: 17 buildings, average cost: $86,000
  • 2000: 9 buildings, average cost: $83,600
  • 2001: 8 buildings, average cost: $75,800
  • 2002: 6 buildings, average cost: $108,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $66,000
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $66,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 28.71 N, Longitude: 96.22 W

Area code: 361

Palacios household income distribution Palacios home values distribution

Crime rates in Palacios by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000010000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.018.80.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 244120460011
per 100,000 38.074.375.218.737.60.077.5119.10.00.020.820.8
Robberies 411122622035
per 100,000 75.918.618.818.737.637.7116.339.739.50.062.3104.1
Assaults 29234339343330375753
per 100,000 550.3427.4808.4727.7639.1621.2581.6734.498.9139.9103.862.4
Burglaries 4831275184517110983426451
per 100,000 910.8576.0507.6951.71578.9960.11376.52163.61641.0839.21328.61061.6
Thefts 48481031059071811581019912499
per 100,000 910.8891.91936.51959.31691.71336.61570.43136.21996.81978.02574.22060.8
Auto thefts 1111108115794649
per 100,000 208.7204.4188.0149.3206.894.1135.7178.679.1119.983.0187.3
Arson 060100157230
per 100,000 0.0111.50.018.70.00.019.499.2138.440.062.30.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 291.5252.8370.1336.2417.9274.5399.0567.5242.2182.6269.2241.6

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Palacios detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 16 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.29
Texas average:

1.95
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

8.3%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +710 (+16.0%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (35%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Wholesale trade (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Educational services (42%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Utilities (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (16%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Construction laborers (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Cashiers (10%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)
  • Accountants and auditors (4%)

Work and jobs in Palacios: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Palacios, Texas

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Tornado activity:

Palacios-area historical tornado activity is below Texas state average. It is 18% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/20/1967, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 0.6 miles away from the Palacios city center killed 4 people and injured 7 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 12/24/1975, a category F3 tornado 27.5 miles away from the city center .

Earthquake activity:

Palacios-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 88% 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 115.8 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 111.1 miles away from Palacios center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 371.0 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 443.8 miles away from the city center
On 3/24/1997 at 22:31:34, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 131.3 miles away from Palacios center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 402.7 miles away from the city 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 Matagorda County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 10, Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Tropical Storms: 2, Fire: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Palacios topographic map

Birthplace of: Jack Boyd Buckley - Engineer.

Hospitals and medical centers in Palacios:

  • PALACIOS COMMUNITY MEDICAL CENTER (311 GREEN AVENUE)
  • PALACIOUS COMMUNITY MEDICAL CENTER (310 GREEN AVE BOX 859)
  • LEISURE LODGE PALACIOS (1414 4TH ST)
  • PALACIOS HEALTHCARE CENTER (1414 FOURTH ST)

Airports and heliports located in Palacios:

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Nuclear power plants:

  • South Texas Project 1. Westinghouse Electric Corp.Bechtel Corp.Westinghouse Electric Corp.Houston Lighting & Power Co.Pressurized Water Reactor (PWR). Net Output: 1250 MWe. Operable. Initial criticality: 03/1988. Commercial start: 08/1988..
  • South Texas Project 2. Westinghouse Electric Corp.Bechtel Corp.Westinghouse Electric Corp.Houston Lighting & Power Co.Pressurized Water Reactor (PWR). Net Output: 1250 MWe. Operable. Initial criticality: 03/1989. Commercial start: 06/1989..

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Palacios:

  • Wharton County Junior College (about 44 miles; Wharton, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,009)
  • University of Houston-Victoria (about 47 miles; Victoria, TX; FT enrollment: 3,110)
  • Victoria College (about 47 miles; Victoria, TX; FT enrollment: 2,730)
  • Brazosport College (about 55 miles; Lake Jackson, TX; FT enrollment: 2,573)
  • Alvin Community College (about 76 miles; Alvin, TX; FT enrollment: 3,953)
  • Houston Baptist University (about 81 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 2,340)
  • The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (about 85 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 3,023)

Public high schools in Palacios:

Public elementary/middle schools in Palacios:

See full list of schools located in Palacios, School District: PALACIOS INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Palacios:

  • PALACIOS LIBRARY INC (Operating income: $130,051; Location: 326 MAIN ST; 37,520 books; 2,742 audio materials; 1,745 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 49 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Churches to add: First Presbyterian, First United Methodist

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Notable locations in Palacios: East Bay Yacht Harbor Marina (A), Palacios Volunteer Fire Department (B), Matagorda County Sheriff's Office (C), Matagorda County Emergency Medical Services (D), Palacios Area Historical Association (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Palacios include: Solid Rock Fellowship Church (A), United Pentecostal Church (B), Saint Johns Episcopal Church (C), Church of God of Prophecy (D), Church of Christ (E), Saint Anthonys Catholic Church (F), Trinity Baptist Church (G), Pilgrim Rose Baptist Church (H), First Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Matagorda 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 Palacios and their reported violations in the past:

CAPE CARANCAHUA WSC (Population served: 1,083, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-16-2011)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
TEXAS STATE MARINE EDUCATION CENTER (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 18.3%
(9.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 21.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 5.3% for other race residents, 99.1% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.9 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  71.0%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.6%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
34 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
41 people in nursing homes in 2000

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Palacios compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age above state average.

Banks with branches in Palacios (2011 data):

  • The City State Bank of Palacios: The City State Bank Of Palacios at 459 Main Street, branch established on 1940/08/26. Info updated 2006/08/08: Bank assets: $56.8 mil, Deposits: $50.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: City State Bancshares, Inc.
  • Prosperity Bank: Palacios Branch at 600 Henderson Street, branch established on 1988/09/30. Info updated 2012/01/05: Bank assets: $9,816.2 mil, Deposits: $8,064.8 mil, headquarters in El Campo, TX, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 187 total offices, Holding Company: Prosperity Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Palacios travel time to work - commute Palacios mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (53%)
  • Utility gas (46%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Palacios city (based on Matagorda County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 63.04%
Here: 63.0%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Churches of Christ
Adherents37.9%37.1%8.4%3.0%2.6%
Congregations31.3%10.9%10.9%7.8%7.8%
NameChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)LDS (Mormon) ChurchEpiscopal ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaOther
Adherents2.6%1.9%1.9%1.4%3.1%
Congregations4.7%3.1%4.7%1.6%17.2%
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: 5
Matagorda County:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

2.17 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
Matagorda County:

7.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.1%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Matagorda County:

28.1%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

17.8%
State:

15.7%
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
Financial Administration 3$8,372$33,4880$0
Other Government Administration 2$11,424$68,5447$950
Judicial and Legal 2$5,053$30,3181$33
Police Protection - Officers 12$45,338$45,3384$3,520
Police - Other 5$12,055$28,9323$2,360
Solid Waste Management 1$2,000$24,0000$0
Sewerage 1$4,143$49,7160$0
Water Supply 11$35,763$39,0140$0
Other and Unallocable 1$3,109$37,3080$0
Totals for Government 38$127,257$40,18615$6,863

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

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $426,000 ($91.40)
    Water Utilities: $344,000 ($73.80)
    Financial Administration: $257,000 ($55.14)
    Sewerage: $222,000 ($47.63)
    Regular Highways: $211,000 ($45.27)
    General - Other: $66,000 ($14.16)
    Fire Protection: $56,000 ($12.01)
    Air Transportation: $43,000 ($9.23)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $24,000 ($5.15)
    Central Staff Services: $15,000 ($3.22)
    Solid Waste Management: $13,000 ($2.79)
    Libraries: $12,000 ($2.57)
    Health Services - Other: $2,000 ($0.43)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $34,000 ($7.29)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Health: $2,000 ($0.43)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $63,000 ($13.52)
    Regular Highways: $37,000 ($7.94)
    Police Protection: $1,000 ($0.21)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($0.21)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $689,000 ($147.82)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $90,000 ($19.31)

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

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $65,000 ($13.95)
  • Charges - Sewerage: $397,000 ($85.17)
    Solid Waste Management: $24,000 ($5.15)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $185,000 ($39.69)
    Interest Earnings: $50,000 ($10.73)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $649,000 ($139.24)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $93,000 ($19.95)
    All Other: $61,000 ($13.09)
    Public Welfare: $13,000 ($2.79)
  • Tax - Property: $679,000 ($145.68)
    Public Utilities: $202,000 ($43.34)
    Total General Sales: $184,000 ($39.48)
    Other Selective Sales: $20,000 ($4.29)
    NEC: $19,000 ($4.08)

Palacios government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $1,720,000 ($369.02)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $536,000 ($115.00)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $355,000 ($76.16)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $1,520,000 ($326.11)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $200,000 ($42.91)
    Other, NEC: $181,000 ($38.83)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,019,000 ($218.62)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $232,000 ($49.77)

5.92% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,014 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.92%
Texas average:

7.14%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Brazoria County, TX  0.83% ($33,912 average AGI)
from Harris County, TX  0.78% ($32,354)
from Wharton County, TX  0.49% ($35,317)


6.42% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,329 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.42%
Texas average:

6.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Brazoria County, TX  1.31% ($43,099 average AGI)
to Harris County, TX  0.93% ($34,544)
to Wharton County, TX  0.45% ($30,145)

Strongest AM radio stations in Palacios:

  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)
  • 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)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • DKFCC (1270 AM; 3 kW; BAY CITY, TX; Owner: CHAMELEON RADIO CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • KEYH (850 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KSEV (700 AM; 15 kW; TOMBALL, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KREH (900 AM; 5 kW; PECAN GROVE, TX)
  • KRTX (980 AM; 5 kW; ROSENBURG/RICHMOND, TX)

Strongest FM radio stations in Palacios:

  • KXGJ (101.7 FM; BAY CITY, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KMKS (102.5 FM; BAY CITY, TX; Owner: SANDLIN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KIOX-FM (96.9 FM; EL CAMPO, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KROY (99.7 FM; PALACIOS, TX; Owner: FORT BEND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KZRC (92.5 FM; MARKHAM, TX; Owner: LBR ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KJOJ-FM (103.3 FM; FREEPORT, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KIXS (107.9 FM; VICTORIA, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKSQ (94.5 FM; ELLSWORTH, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KITE (93.3 FM; PORT LAVACA, TX; Owner: VICTORIA RADIOWORKS, LTD.)
  • KMAT (105.1 FM; SEADRIFT, TX; Owner: WILLIAM E. CORDELL)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Palacios, Texas:
  • Fatal accident count: 17
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 25
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 4
  • Fatalities: 18
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 50
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Texas average:
  • Fatal accident count: 177
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 268
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 51
  • Fatalities: 194
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 461
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 26
See more detailed statistics of Palacios fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Palacios)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

63 (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 Palacios, TX)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Palacios)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: HUGHES AERO CORP PREDATOR (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582 (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 13YW , Serial Number: PC070653W306, Year manufactured: 2006, Airworthiness Date: 11/11/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Andrew J Merta, 697 County Road 305, Palacios, TX 77465
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-18A 150 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2880Z , Serial Number: 18-7050, Year manufactured: 1959, Airworthiness Date: 01/15/1962
    Registrant (Individual): William H Kubecka, 1503 County Road 322, Palacios, TX 77465
  • Aircraft: CHRISTEN INDUSTRIES INC A-1 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER A&C (200 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2965T , Serial Number: 1053, Year manufactured: 1988, Airworthiness Date: 08/30/1988
    Registrant (Individual): Dick Kubecka, 3784 Fm 1862, Palacios, TX 77465
  • Aircraft: BARTOSH DENNIS CHRISTIVIA MKI (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 7048Z , Serial Number: 339
    Registrant (Individual): Dennis J Bartosh, 219 E Austin Ave, Palacios, TX 77465
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-24-260 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 135 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 801PC , Serial Number: 24-4256, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 07/08/1965
    Registrant (Individual): Michael Grand, 3160 County Road 342, Palacios, TX 77465
  • Aircraft: HUGHES AERO CORP PREDATOR (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 912 (80 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 912AM , Serial Number: PC03079XW3, Year manufactured: 2007, Airworthiness Date: 08/06/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Andrew J Merta, 697 Cr 305 Bayshore Dr, Palacios, TX 77465
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182R (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9869H , Serial Number: 18268082, Year manufactured: 1981, Airworthiness Date: 10/24/1981
    Registrant (Partnership): Aero Partners Palacios, Po Box 570, Palacios, TX 77465

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
Most common first names in Palacios, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert5973.2 years
John4773.9 years
Mary4182.2 years
James4071.0 years
William2577.2 years
George2079.4 years
Joe2076.9 years
Frank1875.9 years
Charles1669.8 years
Edward1478.4 years
Most common last names in Palacios, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Garcia2070.4 years
Smith1975.2 years
Flores1767.5 years
Johnson1678.0 years
Gonzales1574.7 years
Harvey1377.0 years
Wright1377.4 years
Deadrick1171.9 years
Perez1179.3 years
Wilson1179.0 years
Businesses in Palacios, TX
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1FedEx1
Alco Stores1SONIC Drive-In1
Dairy Queen1Subway1
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