Rochelle, Texas

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Population in July 2007: 588.
Males: 284  (48.4%)
Females: 304  (51.6%)
Median resident age:  47.7 years
Texas median age:  32.3 years

Zip code: 76872

Estimated median household income in 2012: $43,252 (it was $30,903 in 2000)
Rochelle:

$43,252
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,319 (it was $15,670 in 2000)

Rochelle CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $118,199 (it was $66,100 in 2000)
Rochelle:

$118,199
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $169,657; Detached houses: $195,811; Townhouses or other attached units: $161,672; Mobile homes: $97,224
Rochelle races chart
  • White alone - 550 (89.3%)
  • Hispanic - 65 (10.6%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.2%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Rochelle: 139.9 (high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 260.7 square miles.

Population density: 2.3 people per square mile   (very low).

Rochelle, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Rochelle:

  • High school or higher: 78.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rochelle CCD:

  • Never married: 19.0%
  • Now married: 62.5%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 11.3%
  • Divorced: 7.2%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Rochelle, Texas as of March 27, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Rochelle to the number of sex offenders is 294 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Rochelle CCD:  0.5% ($325)
Texas:  1.8% ($1,393)
Rochelle satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: San Angelo, TX (75.0 miles , pop. 88,439).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Austin, TX (110.1 miles , pop. 656,562).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (133.7 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: Brady, TX (3.7 miles ), Richland Springs, TX (3.9 miles ), Melvin, TX (4.9 miles) , San Saba, TX (5.4 miles ), Bangs, TX (5.4 miles ), Brownwood, TX (5.6 miles ), Santa Anna, TX (5.6 miles ), Early, TX (5.9 miles ).

Latitude: 31.29 N, Longitude: 99.20 W

Area code: 325

Rochelle household income distribution Rochelle home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.5%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (17%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (14%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Machinery (4%)
  • Petroleum and petroleum products merchant wholesalers (4%)
  • Truck transportation (4%)
  • Educational services (47%)
  • Health care (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (5%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, and souvenir, and other miscellaneous stores (5%)
  • Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (3%)
  • Food and beverage stores (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Top executives (5%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (19%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Secondary school teachers (5%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)

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

Average climate in Rochelle, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Rochelle-area historical tornado activity is below Texas state average. It is 11% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/19/1976, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 30.5 miles away from the Rochelle place center injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/30/1976, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.7 miles away from the place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Rochelle-area historical earthquake activity is near Texas state average. It is 76% 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 151.3 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 257.6 miles away from Rochelle 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 240.6 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 183.2 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 282.7 miles away from Rochelle 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 178.2 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 McCulloch County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Tornadoes: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Rochelle:

  • SHUFFIELD REST HOME #1 (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; BRADY, TX)
  • MEDWAY HOME HEALTHCARE (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; BRADY, TX)
  • BRADY HEALTH CARE SERVICES INC (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; BRADY, TX)
  • BRADY EAST NURSING AND CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; BRADY, TX)
  • BRADY WEST NURSING AND CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; BRADY, TX)
  • HEART OF TEXAS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 16 miles away; BRADY, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rochelle:

  • Angelo State University (about 76 miles; San Angelo, TX; Full-time enrollment: 6,019)
  • Cisco College (about 78 miles; Cisco, TX; FT enrollment: 2,687)
  • Central Texas College (about 83 miles; Killeen, TX; FT enrollment: 15,911)
  • Tarleton State University (about 86 miles; Stephenville, TX; FT enrollment: 8,882)
  • Abilene Christian University (about 87 miles; Abilene, TX; FT enrollment: 4,025)
  • Concordia University-Texas (about 101 miles; Austin, TX; FT enrollment: 2,192)
  • University of Mary Hardin-Baylor (about 104 miles; Belton, TX; FT enrollment: 2,885)

Public high school in Rochelle:

  • Rochelle School (Students: 213; Location: 5902 LAFAYETTE; Grades: PK-12; Our rating: 34)
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Notable locations in Rochelle: High Lonesome Windmill (A), Rochelle Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Cox Cemetery (1), Cowboy Cemetery (2), Beasley Cemetery (3), Rochelle Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Soil Conservation Service Site 1 Lake (A), Soil Conservation Service Site 2 Reservoir (B), Soil Conservation Service Site 3 Reservoir (C), Soil Conservation Service Site 8 Lake (D), Soil Conservation Service Site 4 Reservoir (E), Soil Conservation Service Site 5 Reservoir (F), Soil Conservation Service Site 1 Reservoir (G), Lost Tank (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Little Onion Creek (A), Spring Branch (B), Chamberlain Creek (C), Wild Cow Branch (D), Tom Dean Creek (E), Cedar Creek (F), McDowell Creek (G), Long Branch (H), Little Brady Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Rochelle: Soldiers Waterhole Historical Monument (1). Display/hide its location on the map

McCulloch County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:  2.3 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  72.8%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  1.8%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

20.7%
Whole state:

15.4%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

5.7%
Whole state:

6.7%

Rochelle compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (58%)
  • Electricity (34%)
  • Wood (6%)
  • Utility gas (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Rochelle CCD (based on McCulloch County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 65.68%
Here: 65.7%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Adherents28.5%28.5%13.7%10.1%7.4%
Congregations6.9%31.0%10.3%20.7%3.4%
NameChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Episcopal ChurchLutheran ChurchAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents3.8%2.3%1.6%1.6%2.6%
Congregations3.4%3.4%3.4%6.9%10.3%
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: 2
McCulloch County:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
McCulloch County:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.4%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
McCulloch County:

26.1%
Texas:

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

17.2%
State:

15.7%

8.45% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,880 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.45%
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 Tom Green County, TX  0.51% ($22,071 average AGI)
from Brown County, TX  0.47% ($21,462)


7.61% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,236 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.61%
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 Tom Green County, TX  0.70% ($25,105 average AGI)
to Brown County, TX  0.37% ($41,300)

Strongest AM radio stations in Rochelle:

  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KNEL (1490 AM; 1 kW; BRADY, TX; Owner: FARRIS BROADCASTING, 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.)
  • 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.)
  • KENS (1160 AM; 25 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: KENS-TV, INC.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • 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.)
  • KGKL (960 AM; 5 kW; SAN ANGELO, TX; Owner: KGKL, INC.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rochelle:

  • KNEL-FM (95.3 FM; BRADY, TX; Owner: FARRIS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXYL-FM (96.9 FM; BROWNWOOD, TX; Owner: WATTS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KELI (98.7 FM; SAN ANGELO, TX; Owner: KGKL, INC.)
  • KOXE (101.3 FM; BROWNWOOD, TX; Owner: BROWN COUNTY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KHPU (91.7 FM; BROWNWOOD, TX; Owner: HOWARD PAYNE UNIVERSITY)
  • KPSM (99.3 FM; BROWNWOOD, TX; Owner: LIVING WORD CHURCH OF BROWNWOOD, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Rochelle:

  • K02GM (Channel 2; BRADY/ROCHELLE, TX; Owner: SAGEBRUSH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K05EF (Channel 5; BRADY, ETC., TX; Owner: SAGEBRUSH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K04GI (Channel 4; BRADY/ROCHELLE, TX; Owner: SAGEBRUSH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K61CV (Channel 61; MULLIN, TX; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K65BC (Channel 65; MULLIN, TX; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KLST (Channel 8; SAN ANGELO, TX; Owner: JEWELL TELEVISION CORPORATION)

Rochelle fatal accident list:

Sep 25, 1976 02:55 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • 1217176, 1.5 Miles Past The Post Office On County Road 420 (Lat: 31.212944 Lon: -99.221722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 152.4 m, Call Sign: WQLG392
    Assigned Frequencies: 21880.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11215.0 MHz, 11365.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/12/2010, Expiration Date: 01/12/2020, Certifier: Christopher M Brooks
    Registrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Rd, Ste 200e, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1801, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:
  • Rochelle ISD, 5902 Lafayette Ave (Lat: 31.223611 Lon: -99.205000), Type: Pole, Structure height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: WQLG591
    Assigned Frequencies: 23080.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/14/2010, Expiration Date: 01/14/2020, Certifier: Christopher M Brooks
    Registrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Rd Ste 200 E, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1777, Email:
  • ROCHELLE, 0.6 Mi E Of Sr-2315, 0.3 Mi N Of Us 190 & 0.6 Mi Ne Of Rochelle (Lat: 31.232444 Lon: -99.208222), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 96 m, Call Sign: WQON448, Licensee ID: L00588607
    Assigned Frequencies: 6286.19 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/28/2011, Expiration Date: 11/28/2021, Certifier: Mike Higgins
    Registrant: West Central Wireless, 3389 Knickerbocker Road, San Angelo, TX 76902, Phone: (325) 944-9016, Fax: (325) 949-9500, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: KD5MV, Licensee ID: L01287746
    Grant Date: 05/30/2007, Expiration Date: 06/04/2017
    Registrant: Michael W Wadsworth, 3741 Fm 5021, Rochelle, TX 76872
  • Call Sign: KE6BIY, Licensee ID: L00744246
    Grant Date: 09/19/2003, Expiration Date: 09/19/2013
    Registrant: Michelle L Tyson, 5407 Crew Ave, Rochelle, TX 76872-3623
  • Call Sign: KE6BIZ, Licensee ID: L00744242
    Grant Date: 09/19/2003, Expiration Date: 09/19/2013
    Registrant: Thomas Tyson, 5407 Crews Ave, Rochelle, TX 76872-3623
  • Call Sign: KE6EAC, Licensee ID: L00753990
    Grant Date: 10/24/2003, Expiration Date: 12/21/2013
    Registrant: Alonzo J Wilson, 5407 Crew Ave., Rochelle, TX 76872

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CIRRUS DESIGN CORP SR22 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-550-N (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 141GT , Serial Number: 2727, Year manufactured: 2007, Airworthiness Date: 09/28/2007
    Registrant (Corporation): Escondido Enterprises Inc, 492 County Road 450, Rochelle, TX 76872
  • Aircraft: AERO COMMANDER 100-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4019X , Serial Number: 5119, Year manufactured: 1969
    Registrant (Individual): Joey L Boswell, 1514 County Road 247, Rochelle, TX 76872

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 10
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Rochelle, TX
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