Richland Springs, Texas

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Population in 2014: 325 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -7.1%
 
Males: 154  (47.4%)
Females: 171  (52.6%)
Median resident age:  47.8 years
Texas median age:  34.5 years

Zip codes: 76871.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $35,806 (it was $28,750 in 2000)
Richland Springs:

$35,806
TX:

$56,565

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $20,771 (it was $15,691 in 2000)

Richland Springs town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $52,626 (it was $25,500 in 2000)
Richland Springs:

$52,626
TX:

$161,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $179,079; Detached houses: $203,447; Mobile homes: $91,560

Median gross rent in 2016: $645.

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  • Races in Richland Springs, TX (2010)

    Richland Springs races chart
    • 28584.3%White alone
    • 4513.3%Hispanic
    • 51.5%Two or more races
    • 20.6%Black alone
    • 10.3%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Richland Springs: 78.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (13.7%), Irish (13.1%), English (5.9%), European (5.2%), Dutch (3.3%), French (3.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1404 feet

Land area: 1.00 square miles.

Population density: 324 people per square mile   (very low).

Richland Springs, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Richland Springs:

  • High school or higher: 94.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Richland Springs town:

  • Never married: 11.8%
  • Now married: 62.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 18.1%
  • Divorced: 7.7%

3 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.1%
Texas:

16.7%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Richland Springs, Texas as of March 23, 2019.
The ratio of number of residents in Richland Springs to the number of sex offenders is 91 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,269 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $521 (1.1%)

Richland Springs satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Killeen, TX (73.0 miles , pop. 86,911).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Austin, TX (97.8 miles , pop. 656,562).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (128.4 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: San Saba, TX (3.7 miles ), Rochelle, TX (3.9 miles ), Brady, TX (5.0 miles ), Goldthwaite, TX (5.0 miles ), Mullin, TX (5.1 miles) , Mullin-Priddy, TX (5.3 miles ), Brownwood, TX (5.5 miles ), Bangs, TX (5.7 miles ).

Latitude: 31.27 N, Longitude: 98.95 W

Area code: 325

Richland Springs household income distribution Richland Springs home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.2%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +8 (+2.3%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Construction (18%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Utilities (9%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Educational services (25%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Public administration (16%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Utilities (11%)
  • Wholesale trade (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Transportation occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Production occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (39%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (14%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Richland Springs, Texas

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Tornado activity:

Richland Springs-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 6% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/19/1976, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 32.0 miles away from the Richland Springs town center injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/11/1999, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 41.8 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused $750,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Richland Springs-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 77% 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 161.8 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 271.5 miles away from Richland Springs center
On 1/2/1992 at 11:45:35, a magnitude 5.0 (4.6 MB, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 255.1 miles away from the city center
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 177.1 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) earthquake occurred 276.0 miles away from Richland Springs 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 171.5 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 San Saba County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 6, Floods: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Storms: 3, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Richland Springs topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Richland Springs:

  • SAN SABA HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 14 miles away; SAN SABA, TX)
  • SAN SABA NURSING HOME, INC (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; SAN SABA, TX)
  • EVENTIDE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; SAN SABA, TX)
  • VELITA SMITH HOME HEALTH INC/GHC (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; SAN SABA, TX)

airports located in Richland Springs:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Richland Springs:

  • Central Texas College (about 69 miles; Killeen, TX; Full-time enrollment: 15,911)
  • Tarleton State University (about 79 miles; Stephenville, TX; FT enrollment: 8,882)
  • Cisco College (about 79 miles; Cisco, TX; FT enrollment: 2,687)
  • Concordia University-Texas (about 89 miles; Austin, TX; FT enrollment: 2,192)
  • University of Mary Hardin-Baylor (about 89 miles; Belton, TX; FT enrollment: 2,885)
  • Angelo State University (about 91 miles; San Angelo, TX; FT enrollment: 6,019)
  • Abilene Christian University (about 95 miles; Abilene, TX; FT enrollment: 4,025)

Public high school in Richland Springs:

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

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

San Saba 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 2016: 11.7%
(6.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  65.2%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  3.6%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.0
Texas average:

14.3

Richland Springs travel time to work - commute Richland Springs mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Richland Springs town (based on San Saba County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,94317
Catholic6231
Mainline Protestant3846
Other3-
None2,178-
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
San Saba County:

8.45 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
San Saba County:

5.07 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
San Saba County:

3.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Here:

10.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.9%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
San Saba County:

26.1%
Texas:

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

14.1%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Richland Springs:

50.0%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Richland Springs:

45.1%
State:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Richland Springs:

28.6
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.9%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Richland Springs:

11.3%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

7.0
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Richland Springs:

32.1%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
This city:

54.4%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

75.2%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Richland Springs, 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
Solid Waste Management 2$715$4,2900$0
Sewerage 2$2,336$14,0160$0
Totals for Government 4$3,051$9,1530$0

6.26% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,713 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.26%
Texas average:

7.14%

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

7.57% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,752 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.57%
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 Brown County, TX  0.64% ($27,000 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Richland Springs:

  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KBAL (1410 AM; 1 kW; SAN SABA, TX; Owner: ROY E. HENDERSON)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KENS (1160 AM; 25 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: KENS-TV, INC.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KNEL (1490 AM; 1 kW; BRADY, TX; Owner: FARRIS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Richland Springs:

  • KBAL-FM (106.1 FM; SAN SABA, TX; Owner: ROY E. HENDERSON)
  • KHPU (91.7 FM; BROWNWOOD, TX; Owner: HOWARD PAYNE UNIVERSITY)
  • KOXE (101.3 FM; BROWNWOOD, TX; Owner: BROWN COUNTY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KPSM (99.3 FM; BROWNWOOD, TX; Owner: LIVING WORD CHURCH OF BROWNWOOD, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Richland Springs:

  • K61CV (Channel 61; MULLIN, TX; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K65BC (Channel 65; MULLIN, TX; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KXAM-TV (Channel 14; LLANO, TX; Owner: KXAN, INC)
  • K02GM (Channel 2; BRADY/ROCHELLE, TX; Owner: SAGEBRUSH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K04GI (Channel 4; BRADY/ROCHELLE, TX; Owner: SAGEBRUSH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 0mTotal length
  • 2,300Total average daily traffic
  • 345Total average daily truck traffic
  • 3,220Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 31.244611 Lon: -99.022278, Call Sign: WPVZ662
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.237 MHz, 457.237 MHzGrant Date: 09/20/2002, Expiration Date: 09/20/2012, Cancellation Date: 11/24/2012, Certifier: Ken DaughtryRegistrant: Ita, Inc, 1110 North Glebe Road, Arlington, VA 22210, Phone: (703) 528-5115, Fax: (703) 524-1074

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • RICHLAND SPR, 3.5 Mi Sw (Lat: 31.252500 Lon: -99.002778), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 137.1 m, Overall height: 144.7 m, Call Sign: WQGY938
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6345.49 MHzGrant Date: 05/30/2007, Expiration Date: 05/30/2017, Certifier: Thomas C LottRegistrant: Lower Colorado River Authority, 3505 Montopolis Drive / Ms: T099, Austin, TX 78744-1499, Phone: (512) 370-8918, Fax: (512) 370-6024, Email:
  • 1042499, 3.5 Mi Sw (Lat: 31.252500 Lon: -99.002778), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 137.1 m, Overall height: 144.7 m, Call Sign: WQLG390
    Assigned Frequencies: 10795.0 MHz, 10715.0 MHz, 10875.0 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 21885.0 MHzGrant Date: 01/12/2010, Expiration Date: 01/12/2020, Certifier: Christopher M BrooksRegistrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Rd, Ste 200e, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1801, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:
  • RICHLAND SPG, Us Hwy 190 W (Lat: 31.270278 Lon: -98.952222), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: WQLG598
    Assigned Frequencies: 23085.0 MHzGrant Date: 01/14/2010, Expiration Date: 01/14/2020, Certifier: Christopher M BrooksRegistrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Rd, Ste 200e, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1801, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KB4ZM, Licensee ID: L00142565, Grant Date: 02/18/2005, Expiration Date: 03/07/2015, Certifier: Billy F Tetens, Registrant: Billy F Tetens, Richland Springs, TX 76871
  • Call Sign: KB5SIL, Grant Date: 05/12/1992, Expiration Date: 05/12/2002, Cancellation Date: 05/13/2004, Registrant: Patricia A Hardman, Rt 1 Box 52a, Richland Springs, TX 76871
  • Call Sign: KK5DP, Previous Call Sign: N5SKV, Licensee ID: L00157854, Grant Date: 10/20/1994, Expiration Date: 10/22/2001, Cancellation Date: 11/17/1999, Registrant: Garland H Hardman, Rt 1 Box 52a, Richland Springs, TX 76871

Most common first names in Richland Springs, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
George1379.4 years
John1375.3 years
William1279.6 years
Robert1179.0 years
James1179.0 years
Mary1177.5 years
Willie585.8 years
Walter583.4 years
Ruby586.4 years
Edna482.0 years
Most common last names in Richland Springs, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1480.0 years
Lewis1483.8 years
Brown1377.5 years
Adams982.2 years
Taylor983.5 years
Martin884.6 years
Wood788.0 years
Wilton785.9 years
Locker779.7 years
Pearce676.2 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (63%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (30%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (6%)

Richland Springs compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above 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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