Seymour, Texas

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Population in 2013: 2,652 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -8.8%
 
Males: 1,273  (48.0%)
Females: 1,379  (52.0%)
Median resident age:  46.4 years
Texas median age:  34.0 years

Zip codes: 76380.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $33,415 (it was $23,662 in 2000)
Seymour:

$33,415
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $22,898 (it was $16,062 in 2000)

Seymour city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $67,382 (it was $37,300 in 2000)
Seymour:

$67,382
TX:

$132,000

Median gross rent in 2013: $427.

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  • Races in Seymour, TX (2010)

    Seymour races chart
    • 2,27182.9%White alone
    • 37313.6%Hispanic
    • 632.3%Black alone
    • 210.8%Two or more races
    • 50.2%American Indian alone
    • 30.1%Asian alone
    • 30.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.04%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Seymour: 79.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (15.3%), United States (13.6%), German (10.7%), Czech (8.0%), English (7.9%), Dutch (4.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1292 feet

Land area: 2.72 square miles.

Population density: 974 people per square mile   (low).

Seymour, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Seymour:

  • High school or higher: 85.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Seymour city:

  • Never married: 16.2%
  • Now married: 48.3%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 16.3%
  • Divorced: 16.6%

77 residents are foreign born (2.2% Latin America, 0.8% Europe, 0.4% Asia).

This city:

3.0%
Texas:

16.5%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 11 registered sex offenders living in Seymour, Texas as of July 31, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Seymour to the number of sex offenders is 242 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $999 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $644 (1.0%)

Seymour satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita Falls, TX (47.8 miles , pop. 104,197).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fort Worth, TX (126.2 miles , pop. 534,694).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (153.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Seymour Rural, TX (1.7 miles ), Goree, TX (4.2 miles ), Megargel, TX (4.6 miles ), Munday, TX (4.8 miles ), Elbert, TX (5.2 miles) , Lockett, TX (5.2 miles ), Throckmorton, TX (5.4 miles ), Weinert, TX (5.5 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $175,000
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $225,000

Latitude: 33.59 N, Longitude: 99.26 W

Area code: 940

Seymour household income distribution Seymour home values distribution

Crime rates in Seymour by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 1100000100000
per 100,000 33.632.90.00.00.00.00.037.60.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0000315400102
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0106.736.0189.5150.20.00.035.70.075.9
Robberies 0001010320200
per 100,000 0.00.00.035.50.036.00.0112.777.20.071.50.00.0
Assaults 131411912N/A81611219613
per 100,000 437.1461.0389.0319.1426.9N/A303.1600.8424.7829.1321.7214.9493.2
Burglaries 149132421113215128101033
per 100,000 470.7296.3459.7851.1747.1395.51,212.6563.3463.3315.8357.4358.21,251.9
Thefts 37292659395540391523273546
per 100,000 1,244.1954.9919.42,092.21,387.41,977.71,515.71,464.5579.2908.0965.01,253.61,745.1
Auto thefts 2621042060122
per 100,000 67.2197.670.735.50.0143.875.80.0231.70.035.771.675.9
Arson 0000000100110
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.037.60.00.035.735.80.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 252.7242.3158.6229.6289.9254.1378.6465.5189.7233.4188.2129.0336.0

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Crime rate in Seymour detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 6 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.90
Texas average:

2.05
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.2%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -307 (-9.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (28%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Information (9%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Utilities (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (35%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (32%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Seymour, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Seymour-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 64% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/2/1980, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 4.7 miles away from the Seymour city center .

On 5/18/1951, a category F4 tornado 31.8 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 100 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Seymour-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 68% 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 95.3 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 332.5 miles away from Seymour 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 239.2 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 95.5 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 177.9 miles away from Seymour 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 125.6 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 Baylor County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 5

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

Birthplace of: Charles E. Toberman - Real estate developer.

Hospitals and medical centers in Seymour:

  • SEYMOUR HOSPITAL (Government - Hospital District or Authority, 200 STADIUM DRIVE)
  • INTEGRACARE OF SEYMOUR (108 EAST MORRIS STREET)
  • OUTREACH HEALTH SERVICES SEYMOUR (BOX 1141 HOSPITAL DR)
  • SEYMOUR HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH (201 STADIUM DRIVE SUITE 4)
  • SEYMOUR REHABILITATION AND HEALTHCARE (1110 WESTVIEW DR)
  • WESTVIEW CARE CENTER (1110 WESTVIEW DR)

Airports located in Seymour:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Seymour:

  • Vernon College (about 40 miles; Vernon, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,216)
  • Midwestern State University (about 48 miles; Wichita Falls, TX; FT enrollment: 4,901)
  • Western Oklahoma State College (about 75 miles; Altus, OK; FT enrollment: 2,054)
  • Abilene Christian University (about 82 miles; Abilene, TX; FT enrollment: 4,025)
  • Cisco College (about 84 miles; Cisco, TX; FT enrollment: 2,687)
  • Cameron University (about 85 miles; Lawton, OK; FT enrollment: 4,695)
  • Weatherford College (about 104 miles; Weatherford, TX; FT enrollment: 4,080)

Public high school in Seymour:

Public elementary/middle schools in Seymour:

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Library in Seymour:

  • BAYLOR COUNTY FREE LIBRARY (Operating income: $21,871; Location: 101 S WASHINGTON ST; 20,317 books; 316 audio materials; 1,255 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 6 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Seymour: Seymour - Baylor County Volunteer Fire Department (A), Seymour - Baylor County Emergency Medical Services (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Seymour include: New Covenant Church (A), Trinity Luthern Church (B), Church of Christ (C), New Mount Zion Baptist Church (D), First Baptist Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Seymour: Seymour City Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Baylor 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 Seymour and their reported violations in the past:

BAYLOR WSC (Population served: 1,758, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In DEC-30-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.2%
(16.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  60.6%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.1%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
65 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
49 people in nursing homes in 2000

Seymour, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Seymour compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value 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 significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Banks with branches in Seymour (2011 data):

  • InterBank: Seymour Branch at 100 North Washington Street, branch established on 1904/01/01. Info updated 2011/08/30: Bank assets: $1,842.7 mil, Deposits: $1,589.2 mil, headquarters in Oklahoma City, OK, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 33 total offices, Holding Company: Olney Bancshares Of Texas, Inc.
  • The First National Bank of Seymour: The First National Bank Of Seymour at 201 North Washington Street, branch established on 1890/03/05. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $46.0 mil, Deposits: $41.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Baylor Bancshares, Inc.
  • Herring Bank: Seymour Branch at 323 North Main Street, branch established on 2009/02/12. Info updated 2009/08/03: Bank assets: $562.6 mil, Deposits: $493.9 mil, headquarters in Amarillo, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 16 total offices, Holding Company: Herring Bancorp, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.8
Texas average:

14.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (80%)
  • Electricity (19%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Seymour city (based on Baylor County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,42611
Mainline Protestant4402
Catholic3801
Other611
None419-
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: 1
Baylor County:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Baylor County:

12.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2
Here:

5.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.0%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Baylor County:

27.0%
Texas:

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

14.6%
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
Other Government Administration 6$17,351$34,7026$180
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$1,191
Police Protection - Officers 6$16,014$32,0282$512
Police - Other 1$1,833$21,9963$1,909
Fire - Other 0$0 1$100
Streets and Highways 4$9,832$29,4960$0
Health 1$4,694$56,3280$0
Solid Waste Management 1$2,238$26,8560$0
Sewerage 2$4,866$29,1960$0
Parks and Recreation 2$3,899$23,3942$1,384
Water Supply 3$9,742$38,9680$0
Electric Power 2$6,908$41,4480$0
Totals for Government 28$77,377$33,16215$5,276

7.24% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($24,432 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.24%
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 Wichita County, TX  0.99% ($28,833 average AGI)


6.08% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($46,219 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.08%
Texas average:

6.69%

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

Strongest AM radio stations in Seymour:

  • KSEY (1230 AM; 1 kW; SEYMOUR, TX; Owner: MARK V. AULABAUGH)
  • KCAF (990 AM; 10 kW; FARMERSVILLE, TX; Owner: RENAISSANCE RADIO, INC.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • 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.)
  • KWFS (1290 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, 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.)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Seymour:

  • KSEY-FM (94.3 FM; SEYMOUR, TX; Owner: MARK V. AULABAUGH)
  • KYYI (104.7 FM; BURKBURNETT, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KVRP-FM (97.1 FM; HASKELL, TX; Owner: ROLLING PLAINS BROADCASTING CORP.)
Seymour fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)


Seymour fatal accident list:

Oct 2, 2009 08:09 AM, Us-82, Custer, Lat: 33.59574, Lon: -99.27882, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Aug 3, 1991 12:50 AM, 82, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Nov 19, 1985 03:56 PM, Reiman, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Apr 30, 1983 05:50 PM, 82, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 2
May 30, 1980 08:09 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 7, 1979 01:39 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jun 7, 1978 03:07 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Seymour)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 52 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Seymour, TX)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Seymour)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 12 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Seymour)
Most common first names in Seymour, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary6181.8 years
John5875.3 years
James5873.8 years
William4375.8 years
George3472.0 years
Charles3278.9 years
Robert2772.0 years
Henry2579.6 years
Joe2273.5 years
Frank1980.2 years
Most common last names in Seymour, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones3577.6 years
Martin2682.7 years
Brown2481.2 years
Morris2176.1 years
Blankenship1779.6 years
Smith1778.7 years
Hill1672.8 years
Wright1479.0 years
Moore1473.0 years
King1475.6 years
Businesses in Seymour, TX
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FedEx1True Value1
SONIC Drive-In1U-Haul1
Subway1
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