Palacios, Texas

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Population in 2014: 4,655 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: -9.7%
 
Males: 2,384  (51.2%)
Females: 2,271  (48.8%)
Median resident age:  33.0 years
Texas median age:  34.0 years

Zip codes: 77428, 77465.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $35,947 (it was $27,623 in 2000)
Palacios:

$35,947
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $17,089 (it was $13,107 in 2000)

Palacios city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $67,485 (it was $45,400 in 2000)
Palacios:

$67,485
TX:

$132,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $112,192; Detached houses: $125,106; Townhouses or other attached units: $137,293; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $196,510; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $79,035; Mobile homes: $50,016; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $25,109

Median gross rent in 2013: $618.

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  • Races in Palacios, TX (2010)

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    • 2,84860.4%Hispanic
    • 1,20025.4%White alone
    • 4148.8%Asian alone
    • 1833.9%Black alone
    • 430.9%Two or more races
    • 250.5%American Indian alone
    • 50.1%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Palacios: 78.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (8.2%), English (5.9%), Irish (5.6%), Scotch-Irish (4.9%), French (1.5%), Italian (1.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 5.04 square miles.

Population density: 923 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: 71.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.7%
  • Unemployed: 11.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Palacios city:

  • Never married: 33.9%
  • Now married: 49.1%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 3.0%
  • Divorced: 11.6%

1,135 residents are foreign born (17.9% Latin America, 6.5% Asia).

This city:

23.8%
Texas:

16.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,497 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $805 (1.4%)

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
  • 2013: 8 buildings, average cost: $70,800
  • 2014: 9 buildings, average cost: $110,200

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 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0001000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.018.80.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 44120460011N/A0
per 100,000 74.375.218.737.60.077.5119.10.00.020.820.8N/A0.0
Robberies 1112262203533
per 100,000 18.618.818.737.637.7116.339.739.50.062.3104.164.364.6
Assaults 23433934333037575315
per 100,000 427.4808.4727.7639.1621.2581.6734.498.9139.9103.862.421.4107.6
Burglaries 312751845171109834264516629
per 100,000 576.0507.6951.71,578.9960.11,376.52,163.61,641.0839.21,328.61,061.61,414.5624.2
Thefts 4810310590718115810199124998474
per 100,000 891.91,936.51,959.31,691.71,336.61,570.43,136.21,996.81,978.02,574.22,060.81,800.31,592.8
Auto thefts 1110811579464974
per 100,000 204.4188.0149.3206.894.1135.7178.679.1119.983.0187.3150.086.1
Arson 6010015723030
per 100,000 111.50.018.70.00.019.499.2138.440.062.30.064.30.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 252.8370.1336.2417.9274.5399.0567.5242.2182.6269.2241.6232.9161.5

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Crime rate in Palacios detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 17 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.58
Texas average:

2.02
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.0%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +710 (+16.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (44%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Educational services (37%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Utilities (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (37%)
  • Material moving occupations (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (24%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (6%)

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 school in Palacios:

  • PALACIOS H S (Students: 217, Location: 100 SHARK DR, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Palacios:

  • PALACIOS J H (Students: 444, Location: 200 SHARK DR, Grades: 7-8)
  • EAST SIDE INTERMEDIATE (Students: 331, Location: 901 2ND ST, Grades: 4-6)
  • CENTRAL EL (Location: 1001 5TH ST, Grades: PK-3)
See full list of schools located in Palacios

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
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 24.1%
(7.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 23.6% for other race residents, 99.7% 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

Palacios, Texas environmental map by EPA

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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 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

17.9
Texas average:

14.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant9,79949
Catholic8,1437
Mainline Protestant2,84719
Black Protestant1,0607
Other3984
None14,455-
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: 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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Palacios:

47.6%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

45.7%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.4
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Palacios:

21.6%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

13.1%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

32.7%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
Palacios:

53.6%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

79.8%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Palacios, 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
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 ($91.51)
    Water Utilities: $344,000 ($73.90)
    Financial Administration: $257,000 ($55.21)
    Sewerage: $222,000 ($47.69)
    Regular Highways: $211,000 ($45.33)
    General - Other: $66,000 ($14.18)
    Fire Protection: $56,000 ($12.03)
    Air Transportation: $43,000 ($9.24)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $24,000 ($5.16)
    Central Staff Services: $15,000 ($3.22)
    Solid Waste Management: $13,000 ($2.79)
    Libraries: $12,000 ($2.58)
    Health Services - Other: $2,000 ($0.43)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $34,000 ($7.30)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Health: $2,000 ($0.43)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $63,000 ($13.53)
    Regular Highways: $37,000 ($7.95)
    Police Protection: $1,000 ($0.21)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($0.21)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $689,000 ($148.01)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $90,000 ($19.33)

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

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $65,000 ($13.96)
  • Charges - Sewerage: $397,000 ($85.28)
    Solid Waste Management: $24,000 ($5.16)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $185,000 ($39.74)
    Interest Earnings: $50,000 ($10.74)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $649,000 ($139.42)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $93,000 ($19.98)
    All Other: $61,000 ($13.10)
    Public Welfare: $13,000 ($2.79)
  • Tax - Property: $679,000 ($145.86)
    Public Utilities: $202,000 ($43.39)
    Total General Sales: $184,000 ($39.53)
    Other Selective Sales: $20,000 ($4.30)
    NEC: $19,000 ($4.08)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $1,720,000 ($369.50)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $536,000 ($115.15)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $355,000 ($76.26)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $1,520,000 ($326.53)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $200,000 ($42.96)
    Other, NEC: $181,000 ($38.88)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,019,000 ($218.90)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $232,000 ($49.84)

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)
Palacios fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Palacios fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 4m13ftTotal length
  • 1,440Total average daily traffic
  • 12Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,500Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Palacios)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 75 (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: 16 (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: 19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Palacios)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Palacios)

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

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (56%)
  • Utility gas (43%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
Businesses in Palacios, TX
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1FedEx1
Alco Stores1SONIC Drive-In1
Dairy Queen1Subway1

Palacios compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Palacios on our top lists:

  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Vietnam (population 500+)"
  • #66 (77465) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Scotch-Irish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
There are 7 pilots and 5 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Terry Brewer (1)
  • John Vuksich (1)

Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2016.