Rice, Texas

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Population in 2017: 973 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +21.9%
 
Males: 529  (54.4%)
Females: 444  (45.6%)
Median resident age:

32.2 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 75155.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $47,266 (it was $31,875 in 2000)
Rice:

$47,266
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $17,483 (it was $11,616 in 2000)

Rice city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $83,887 (it was $37,900 in 2000)
Rice:

$83,887
TX:

$172,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $88,418; detached houses: $109,685; mobile homes: $41,761

Median gross rent in 2017: $923.

March 2019 cost of living index in Rice: 79.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 18.6%
(18.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 51.7% for Black residents, 15.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Rice, TX (2010)
    • 55359.9%White alone
    • 31133.7%Hispanic
    • 424.6%Black alone
    • 141.5%Two or more races
    • 20.2%American Indian alone
    • 10.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 14 registered sex offenders living in Rice, Texas as of August 12, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Rice is 69 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (22.9%), American (6.0%), Czech (4.2%), English (2.8%), Irish (2.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 463 feet

Land area: 2.71 square miles.

Population density: 360 people per square mile   (very low).

Rice, Texas map

109 residents are foreign born (11.1% Latin America).

This city:

11.1%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,148 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,205 (2.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Mesquite, TX (38.5 miles , pop. 124,523).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Dallas, TX (42.6 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Alma, TX (2.2 miles ),
Emhouse, TX (2.6 miles),
Corsicana, TX (3.2 miles ),
Ennis, TX (3.2 miles ),
Bardwell, TX (3.5 miles ),
Barry, TX (3.5 miles ),
Garrett, TX (3.6 miles ),
Retreat, TX (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 32.23 N, Longitude: 96.49 W

Area code: 903

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $122,000
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $10,000
  • 2002: 8 buildings, average cost: $53,500
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2004: 12 buildings, average cost: $78,300
  • 2005: 12 buildings, average cost: $66,700
  • 2006: 11 buildings, average cost: $66,700
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $28,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $28,000
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $30,600
  • 2014: 7 buildings, average cost: $61,000
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $195,200
  • 2017: 2 buildings, average cost: $337,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Rice, TX residents
Average permit cost in Rice, TX
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.7%
Texas:

3.5%
Population change in the 1990s: +234 (+41.5%).
Most common industries in Rice, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (11.2%)
  • Health care (8.3%)
  • Public administration (5.9%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (5.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.6%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.3%)
  • Educational services (4.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (18.7%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (9.9%)
  • Repair & maintenance (7.9%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (4.4%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.4%)
  • Public administration (4.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (14.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (8.1%)
  • Public administration (8.1%)
  • Educational services (8.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.7%)
  • Food (5.9%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.4%)
Most common occupations in Rice, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Cashiers (6.8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (10.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.4%)
  • Cashiers (4.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.9%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (10.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (8.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Top executives (6.7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.7%)

Average climate in Rice, 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 NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 55.6. This is better than average.

City:

55.6
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 3.82. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.82
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2017 was 0.242. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.242
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2016 was 7.68. This is about average. There were 0 monitors within city limits.

City:

7.68
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Rice-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 117% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/11/1953, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 40.4 miles away from the Rice city center killed 114 people and injured 597 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/25/1994, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.3 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 48 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Rice-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 254.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 167.8 miles away from Rice 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 428.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1995 at 15:51:39, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 186.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/28/1998 at 14:13:01, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 208.1 miles away from the city center
On 5/31/1997 at 03:26:41, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 72.4 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 Navarro County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Tornadoes: 8, Storms: 7, Hurricanes: 5, Fires: 4, Winds: 4, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Rice topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Rice:

  • HARMONY HOUSE I I I (Hospital, about 9 miles away; CORSICANA, TX)
  • NORTHSIDE NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; CORSICANA, TX)
  • TAMMY HOUSE (Hospital, about 9 miles away; CORSICANA, TX)
  • BOYD COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 9 miles away; CORSICANA, TX)
  • HARMONY HOUSE V I (Hospital, about 9 miles away; CORSICANA, TX)
  • ODD FELLOW AND REBEKAH NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; ENNIS, TX)
  • OAKLAWN HOUSE (Hospital, about 10 miles away; CORSICANA, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rice:

  • Navarro College (about 11 miles; Corsicana, TX; Full-time enrollment: 7,711)
  • Cedar Valley College (about 32 miles; Lancaster, TX; FT enrollment: 3,603)
  • Trinity Valley Community College (about 38 miles; Athens, TX; FT enrollment: 5,333)
  • Hill College (about 38 miles; Hillsboro, TX; FT enrollment: 2,968)
  • Eastfield College (about 42 miles; Mesquite, TX; FT enrollment: 8,323)
  • Mountain View College (about 42 miles; Dallas, TX; FT enrollment: 4,988)
  • El Centro College (about 42 miles; Dallas, TX; FT enrollment: 6,086)

Public high school in Rice:

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Points of interest:

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

Reservoirs: Rice Reservoir (A), Rice Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Navarro 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:

3.1 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

82.7%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.1%
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: 1.4% of all households

Banks with branches in Rice (2011 data):

  • The First State Bank: at 100 North Mckinney Street, branch established on 1928/02/27. Info updated 2009/05/18: Bank assets: $122.5 mil, Deposits: $107.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Rice Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Rice:

Marital status in Rice, TX
  • Never married: 28.2%
  • Now married: 56.0%
  • Separated: 3.8%
  • Widowed: 3.8%
  • Divorced: 8.3%

For population 25 years and over in Rice:

  • High school or higher: 78.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.6%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.3
Texas average:

14.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Rice, TX (based on Navarro County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant17,02379
Mainline Protestant4,04123
Black Protestant1,90511
Catholic1,8001
Other4503
None22,516-
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: 7
Navarro County:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 24
This county:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
Navarro County:

3.47 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

9.5%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.8%
State:

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

18.1%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

44.6%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Rice:

40.7%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.1
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Rice:

22.8%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.6%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Rice:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.4%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
Rice:

53.0%
State:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Rice:

79.4%
State:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Rice, 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
Police Protection - Officers 5$17,576$42,1827$6,064
Other Government Administration 1$3,122$37,4640$0
Judicial and Legal 1$2,042$24,5040$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 7$22,740$38,9837$6,064

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

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $799,000 ($821.17)
    Solid Waste Management: $192,000 ($197.33)
    Police Protection: $190,000 ($195.27)
    Central Staff Services: $151,000 ($155.19)
    Water Utilities: $142,000 ($145.94)
    Sewerage: $105,000 ($107.91)
    Regular Highways: $79,000 ($81.19)
    Financial Administration: $57,000 ($58.58)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $38,000 ($39.05)
    Local Fire Protection: $18,000 ($18.50)
    Health - Other: $13,000 ($13.36)
    Parks and Recreation: $12,000 ($12.33)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $17,000 ($17.47)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $15,000 ($15.42)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $2,000 ($2.06)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $300,000 ($308.32)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $15,000 ($15.42)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $208,000 ($213.77)
    Sewerage: $128,000 ($131.55)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $48,000 ($49.33)
    Interest Earnings: $29,000 ($29.80)
    Rents: $2,000 ($2.06)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $1,069,000 ($1098.66)
    Water Utilities: $284,000 ($291.88)
  • Tax - Property: $161,000 ($165.47)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $139,000 ($142.86)
    Public Utilities Sales: $13,000 ($13.36)
    Public Utility License: $2,000 ($2.06)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,144,000 ($1175.75)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,064,000 ($1093.53)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $80,000 ($82.22)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,587,000 ($1631.04)

6.84% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($46,075 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.84%
Texas average:

7.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Dallas County, TX  1.03% ($40,628 average AGI)
from Ellis County, TX  0.88% ($46,884)
from Tarrant County, TX  0.51% ($47,976)


6.75% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($37,426 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.75%
Texas average:

7.26%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Dallas County, TX  0.95% ($32,297 average AGI)
to Ellis County, TX  0.90% ($35,947)
to Tarrant County, TX  0.59% ($28,888)

Businesses in Rice, TX

  • SONIC Drive-In: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Rice:

  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KAND (1340 AM; 1 kW; CORSICANA, TX; Owner: CORSICANA MEDIA, INC.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • KDFT (540 AM; 1 kW; FERRIS, TX; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KAAM (770 AM; 10 kW; GARLAND, TX; Owner: DONTRON, INC.)
  • KHCK (1480 AM; 5 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: KMRT-AM LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KBBW (1010 AM; 10 kW; WACO-MARLIN, TX; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING OF TEXAS)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rice:

  • KLTY (94.9 FM; ARLINGTON, TX; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA OF TEXAS, LLC)
  • KRVF (106.9 FM; KERENS, TX; Owner: FIRST BROADCASTING INVESTMENT PARTNERS, LLC)
  • KRBV (100.3 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF FORT WORTH)
  • KLLI (105.3 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF DALLAS)
  • KEGL (97.1 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOAI (107.5 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: INFINITY KOAI-FM, INC.)
  • KVIL-FM (103.7 FM; HIGHLAND PARK-DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF TEXAS)
  • KHKS (106.1 FM; DENTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDOS (107.9 FM; ROBINSON, TX; Owner: KICI-FM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KZPS (92.5 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKDA-FM (104.5 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: SERVICE BROADCASTING I, LTD.)
  • KBFB (97.9 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KSCS (96.3 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KLNO (94.1 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KCBI (90.9 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CRISWELL CENTER FOR BIBLICAL STUDIES)
  • WRR (101.1 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CITY OF DALLAS, TEXAS)
  • KDGE (102.1 FM; FORT WORTH-DALLAS, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLUV-FM (98.7 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF DALLAS)
  • KDMX (102.9 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KERA (90.1 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Rice:

  • KNAV-LP (Channel 30; CORSICANA, TX; Owner: NAVARRO COLLEGE)
  • KTVT (Channel 11; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: CBS STATIONS GROUP OF TEXAS L.P.)
  • KXAS-TV (Channel 5; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: STATION VENTURE OPERATIONS, LP)
  • KDTN (Channel 2; DENTON, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDAF (Channel 33; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • KDFI (Channel 27; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NEW DMIC, INC.)
  • KMPX (Channel 29; DECATUR, TX; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KERA-TV (Channel 13; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTXA (Channel 21; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: VIACOM TELEVISION STATIONS GROUP OF DALLAS/FORT WORTH L.P.)
  • KUVN (Channel 23; GARLAND, TX; Owner: KUVN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KSTR-TV (Channel 49; IRVING, TX; Owner: TELEFUTURA DALLAS LLC)
  • KPXD (Channel 68; ARLINGTON, TX; Owner: PAXSON DALLAS LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFAA-TV (Channel 8; DALLAS, TX; Owner: WFAA-TV, L.P.)
  • KXTX-TV (Channel 39; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF TEXAS PARTNERSHIP, LP)
  • KDFW (Channel 4; DALLAS, TX; Owner: KDFW LICENSE, INC.)
  • KDTX-TV (Channel 58; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF TEXAS, INC.)
  • K26HF (Channel 26; BRITTON, TX; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KHPK-LP (Channel 28; DE SOTO, TX; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KATA-LP (Channel 60; MESQUITE, TX; Owner: JANE McGINNIS)
  • KLDT (Channel 55; LAKE DALLAS, TX; Owner: JOHNSON BROADCASTING OF DALLAS, INC.)
  • KJJM-LP (Channel 46; DALLAS/MESQUITE, TX; Owner: JANE McGINNIS)
  • KSEX-LP (Channel 57; DALLAS, TX; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • K25FW (Channel 25; CORSICANA, TX; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KVFW-LP (Channel 65; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: GERALD BENAVIDES)
  • Rice, Texas
  • Fatal accident count26
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents47
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:6
  • Fatalities28
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents80
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents6
  • Texas average
  • Fatal accident count60260
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents92620
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons19461
  • Fatalities68231
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents161345
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents9150
See more detailed statistics of Rice fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 23Number of bridges
  • 699ft / 213mTotal length
  • $2,588,000Total costs
  • 357,592Total average daily traffic
  • 81,474Total average daily truck traffic
  • 197,490Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in Rice, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 21950-1959
  • 61960-1969
  • 132000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Rice, TX

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Rice)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Fm1020 .8 Mi N Of Fm1020 & Fm1603 Int (Lat: 32.229306 Lon: -96.433583), Structure height: 76 m, Call Sign: WNWN599,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.525 MHz, 462.525 MHz, Grant Date: 04/27/2011, Expiration Date: 06/18/2021, Certifier: Dennis Skruhak, Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4100, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • Lat: 32.223250 Lon: -96.487472, Call Sign: WQKR713,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.585 MHz, Grant Date: 08/25/2009, Expiration Date: 08/25/2019, Certifier: Judith Pritchett, Registrant: Washington Radio Reports, 1588 Fairfield Road Ste 7, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-0668, Fax: (717) 334-6440, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Rice)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Rice)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 15. The highest number of fire incidents - 33 took place in 2015, and the least - 1 in 2017. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Rice, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (52.3%), and Structure Fires (31.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Rice, TX
    • 13752.3%Outside Fires
    • 8331.7%Structure Fires
    • 4015.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 20.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Rice, TX
Most common first names in Rice, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John970.7 years
William672.0 years
James576.0 years
Henry471.7 years
Mary480.3 years
Willie473.7 years
Richard474.0 years
Robert467.3 years
Jimmie383.7 years
Jess367.7 years
Most common last names in Rice, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Robinson668.7 years
Thomas661.7 years
Allen578.0 years
Langham579.6 years
Atchley579.6 years
Burdine488.8 years
Barnes481.5 years
Reynolds469.5 years
Shelton466.0 years
Vessels468.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Rice, TX
  • 75.7%Electricity
  • 16.4%Utility gas
  • 7.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Rice, TX
  • 83.3%Electricity
  • 16.7%Utility gas


Rice compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below 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.
There are 6 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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