Shepherd, Texas

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Population in 2014: 2,389 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +17.7%
 
Males: 1,029  (43.1%)
Females: 1,360  (56.9%)
Median resident age:  39.5 years
Texas median age:  34.0 years

Zip codes: 77371.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $29,727 (it was $28,906 in 2000)
Shepherd:

$29,727
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $15,152 (it was $13,115 in 2000)

Shepherd city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $75,780 (it was $42,000 in 2000)
Shepherd:

$75,780
TX:

$132,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $105,997; Detached houses: $142,572; Mobile homes: $31,988

Median gross rent in 2013: $552.

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  • Races in Shepherd, TX (2010)

    Shepherd races chart
    • 1,64470.9%White alone
    • 32814.1%Black alone
    • 26311.3%Hispanic
    • 361.6%Two or more races
    • 341.5%Asian alone
    • 120.5%American Indian alone
    • 20.09%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Shepherd: 79.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (17.5%), German (11.4%), United States (9.9%), English (9.4%), French (6.8%), Subsaharan African (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 162 feet

Land area: 6.11 square miles.

Population density: 391 people per square mile   (very low).

Shepherd,TX real estate house value index trend

Shepherd, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Shepherd:

  • High school or higher: 68.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.4%
  • Unemployed: 9.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Shepherd city:

  • Never married: 21.4%
  • Now married: 52.6%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 10.0%
  • Divorced: 14.0%

108 residents are foreign born (1.0% Latin America).

This city:

3.7%
Texas:

16.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,525 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $709 (1.0%)

Shepherd satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Southeast Montgomery, TX (29.2 miles , pop. 208,076).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (55.4 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Shepherd-Evergreen, TX (2.7 miles ), Goodrich, TX (2.9 miles ), Coldspring, TX (3.2 miles ), North Cleveland, TX (3.3 miles ), Cleveland, TX (3.4 miles ), Cape Royale, TX (3.7 miles ), Big Thicket Lake Estates, TX (3.7 miles ), Evergreen, TX (3.9 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $59,600
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $15,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2000: 11 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $50,000
  • 2003: 13 buildings, average cost: $39,400
  • 2004: 11 buildings, average cost: $81,400
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $101,700
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $46,700
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $82,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $35,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $62,500
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $100,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 30.49 N, Longitude: 95.00 W

Area code: 936

Shepherd household income distribution Shepherd home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.9%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +214 (+11.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (14%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Utilities (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Other services, except public administration (19%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Transportation occupations (14%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (17%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (16%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Shepherd, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Shepherd-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 63% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/21/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.1 miles away from the Shepherd city center injured 16 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 11/21/1992, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.4 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Shepherd-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 91% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 342.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 381.8 miles away from Shepherd 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 220.8 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) earthquake occurred 300.2 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 499.4 miles away from Shepherd 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 212.3 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 Jacinto County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Hurricanes: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Fire: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Shepherd topographic map

Birthplace of: Travian Smith - 2005 NFL player (Oakland Raiders, born: Aug 26, 1975).

Hospitals and medical centers in Shepherd:

  • WOODLAND PARK (101 WOODLAND PARK DR)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Shepherd:

  • TEXAS HOME HEALTH SKILLED SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; CLEVELAND, TX)
  • LEGION STREET HOUSE (Hospital, about 12 miles away; CLEVELAND, TX)
  • CLEVELAND HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; CLEVELAND, TX)
  • GALAXY MANOR NURS CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; CLEVELAND, TX)
  • CLEVELAND REGIONAL MEDICAL CTR Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; CLEVELAND, TX)
  • DAVITA-CLEVELAND DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; CLEVELAND, TX)
  • HOME CARE OF EAST TEXAS, CLEVELAND (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; CLEVELAND, TX)

airports located in Shepherd:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Shepherd:

  • Lone Star College System (about 37 miles; The Woodlands, TX; Full-time enrollment: 45,205)
  • Sam Houston State University (about 37 miles; Huntsville, TX; FT enrollment: 16,233)
  • Universal Technical Institute of Texas Inc. (about 43 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 3,236)
  • Lee College (about 53 miles; Baytown, TX; FT enrollment: 4,278)
  • University of Houston-Downtown (about 55 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 10,122)
  • Houston Community College (about 57 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 38,303)
  • University of St Thomas (about 58 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 2,747)

Public high school in Shepherd:

  • SHEPHERD H S (Students: 515, Location: 1 PIRATE LN, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Shepherd:

  • SHEPHERD INT (Students: 513, Location: 420 RAILROAD AVE, Grades: 3-5)
  • SHEPHERD PRI (Students: 454, Location: 10300 HWY 150, Grades: PK-2)
  • SHEPHERD MIDDLE (Students: 435, Location: 1401 S BYRD AVE, Grades: 6-8)
See full list of schools located in Shepherd

Library in Shepherd:

  • SHEPHERD PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $89,534; Location: 30 N LIBERTY ST; 15,459 books; 292 audio materials; 954 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 2 print serial subscriptions)

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

Creek: Yates Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Aumsai Corporation (4734 North Us Hwy 59).

San Jacinto 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: 29.1%
(26.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.9% for Black residents, 14.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.8 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  71.8%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.7%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
74 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
91 people in nursing homes in 2000

Shepherd, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Shepherd (2011 data):

  • Peoples State Bank: at 5850 Highway 59 South, branch established on 1921/09/21. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $100.9 mil, Deposits: $92.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Amtex Bancshares, Inc.
  • First State Bank: Shepherd Branch at Highway 59 South At Post Oak, branch established on 1995/07/03. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $289.9 mil, Deposits: $240.3 mil, headquarters in Livingston, TX, positive income, 5 total offices, Holding Company: East Texas Bancshares, 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

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

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Shepherd city (based on San Jacinto County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,42129
Mainline Protestant5944
Other5021
Black Protestant4704
Catholic3971
None20,000-
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: 2
San Jacinto County:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
San Jacinto County:

0.40 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
San Jacinto County:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Here:

1.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.6%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
San Jacinto County:

26.9%
Texas:

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

14.8%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Shepherd:

46.8%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Shepherd:

41.6%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.2
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Shepherd:

23.7%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Shepherd:

13.2%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Shepherd:

6.8
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

34.1%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
Shepherd:

51.6%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Shepherd:

76.6%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Shepherd, 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
Sewerage 3$8,234$32,9360$0
Local Libraries 2$2,798$16,7880$0
Other and Unallocable 3$7,087$28,3480$0
Totals for Government 8$18,119$27,1790$0

Shepherd government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $254,000 ($106.32)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $159,000 ($66.56)
    Financial Administration: $150,000 ($62.79)
    Libraries: $73,000 ($30.56)
    Sewerage: $47,000 ($19.67)
    Regular Highways: $47,000 ($19.67)
    General - Other: $6,000 ($2.51)
    Parks & Recreation: $5,000 ($2.09)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $43,000 ($18.00)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Police Protection: $32,000 ($13.39)
    Regular Highways: $24,000 ($10.05)
    General: $6,000 ($2.51)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Financial Administration: $23,000 ($9.63)
    Fire Protection: $15,000 ($6.28)
    Water Utilities: $12,000 ($5.02)
    Parks & Recreation: $5,000 ($2.09)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $181,000 ($75.76)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $7,000 ($2.93)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $84,000 ($35.16)
    All Other: $4,000 ($1.67)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $73,000 ($30.56)
    Interest Earnings: $56,000 ($23.44)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $311,000 ($130.18)
  • State Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $150,000 ($62.79)
    All Other: $2,000 ($0.84)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $129,000 ($54.00)
    Property: $100,000 ($41.86)
    Public Utilities: $77,000 ($32.23)
    NEC: $9,000 ($3.77)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $117,000 ($48.97)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $713,000 ($298.45)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $704,000 ($294.68)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $117,000 ($48.97)
    Other, NEC: $9,000 ($3.77)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,479,000 ($619.09)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $144,000 ($60.28)

10.12% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,261 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.12%
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 Harris County, TX  2.54% ($42,520 average AGI)
from Montgomery County, TX  2.11% ($35,220)
from Liberty County, TX  1.17% ($24,462)


8.44% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,798 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.44%
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 Montgomery County, TX  2.16% ($36,836 average AGI)
to Harris County, TX  1.44% ($41,264)
to Polk County, TX  0.76% ($30,241)

Strongest AM radio stations in Shepherd:

  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KJOJ (880 AM; 10 kW; CONROE, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KSEV (700 AM; 15 kW; TOMBALL, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KETX (1440 AM; 5 kW; LIVINGSTON, TX; Owner: LONE STAR NETWORK)
  • KYOK (1140 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CONROE, TX; Owner: MARTIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLAT (1010 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KKHT (1070 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)
  • KILT (610 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KBME (790 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LTD. PARTNERSHIP)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KEYH (850 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Shepherd:

  • KTHT (97.1 FM; CLEVELAND, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KVST (103.7 FM; WILLIS, TX; Owner: NEW WAVO COMMUNICATION GROUP, INC.)
  • KHPT (106.9 FM; CONROE, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KETX-FM (92.3 FM; LIVINGSTON, TX; Owner: LONE STAR NETWORK)
  • KSBJ (89.3 FM; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: KSBJ EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • KQBU-FM (93.3 FM; PORT ARTHUR, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KQQK (107.9 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KTJM (98.5 FM; PORT ARTHUR, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KOBT (100.7 FM; WINNIE, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KAXF (88.3 FM; CONROE, TX; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KUST (99.7 FM; HUNTSVILLE, TX; Owner: NEW WAVO COMMUNICATION GROUP, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Shepherd:

  • KCTL-LP (Channel 25; LIVINGSTON, TX; Owner: INTERNATIONAL BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KETX-LP (Channel 5; LIVINGSTON, TX; Owner: LONE STAR NETWORK)
  • KHTX-LP (Channel 30; HUNTSVILLE, TX; Owner: INTERNATIONAL BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Shepherd fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

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

See more detailed statistics of Shepherd fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 267m876ftTotal length
  • 90,070Total average daily traffic
  • 22,381Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 11970-1979
  • 42000-2009
  • 42010-2015
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Shepherd, TX

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Lat: 30.535278 Lon: -95.018056, Call Sign: WQDA616
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.782 MHz, 159.127 MHzGrant Date: 04/22/2015, Expiration Date: 07/08/2025, Certifier: Gene ClarkRegistrant: Command Communications, 416 Woodline Drive, Spring, TX 77386, Phone: (877) 263-2666, Fax: (866) 929-4585, Email:
  • Lat: 30.535278 Lon: -95.018056, Call Sign: WQFW945
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.977 MHz, 159.052 MHzGrant Date: 10/25/2006, Expiration Date: 10/25/2016, Certifier: Gene ClarkRegistrant: Command Communications, 416 Woodline Drive, Spring, TX 77386, Phone: (877) 263-2666, Fax: (866) 929-4585, Email:
  • MP 55.2, Mp 55.2 (Lat: 30.498528 Lon: -94.997750), Type: Bant, Structure height: 4 m, Call Sign: WQPJ253
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.340 MHz, 160.320 MHzGrant Date: 06/04/2012, Expiration Date: 06/04/2022, Certifier: Thomas J McgovernRegistrant: Prokarma, 222 So 15th St. Suite 505 N, Omaha, NE 68102, Phone: (402) 522-5068, Fax: (888) 956-8345, Email:
  • Lat: 30.535278 Lon: -95.018056, Call Sign: WQUC239
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.692 MHz, 158.872 MHzGrant Date: 06/02/2014, Expiration Date: 11/29/2014, Cancellation Date: 01/31/2015, Certifier: Denise LewisRegistrant: Command Communications, 416 Woodline Dr, Spring, TX 77386, Phone: (877) 263-2666, Fax: (866) 929-4585, Email:
  • Lat: 30.535278 Lon: -95.018056, Call Sign: WQUC240
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.977 MHz, 159.052 MHzGrant Date: 06/02/2014, Expiration Date: 11/29/2014, Cancellation Date: 01/31/2015, Certifier: Denise LewisRegistrant: Command Communications, 416 Woodline Dr, Spring, TX 77386, Phone: (877) 263-2666, Fax: (866) 929-4585, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • A3L0514A, 7750 Us Highway 59 South (Lat: 30.476056 Lon: -95.013833), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 146.6 m, Overall height: 150.6 m, Call Sign: WQOY426
    Assigned Frequencies: 11465.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 11465.0 MHz... (+11 more)Grant Date: 03/02/2012, Expiration Date: 03/02/2022, Certifier: Dan MenserRegistrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:
  • NOTTINGHAM, 13360 Highway 59 S. (Lat: 30.401222 Lon: -95.055944), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 61 m, Overall height: 64 m, Call Sign: WQPU333
    Assigned Frequencies: 6063.80 MHz, 6093.45 MHzGrant Date: 08/15/2012, Expiration Date: 08/15/2022, Certifier: John E MondayRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 3300 E. Renner Road, B3132, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (972) 907-1131, Email:
  • SHEPARD SHEP, Myrtle Road @ Dirden Road (Lat: 30.496944 Lon: -95.006861), Type: Mast, Structure height: 91.8 m, Overall height: 95.7 m, Call Sign: WQPU335
    Assigned Frequencies: 6345.49 MHzGrant Date: 08/15/2012, Expiration Date: 08/15/2022, Certifier: John E MondayRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 3300 E. Renner Road, B3132, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (972) 907-1131, Email:
  • Coley Creek, 2 Miles East Of Shepherd, Tx On Cindy Lane (Lat: 30.494944 Lon: -94.967028), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Overall height: 31.5 m, Call Sign: WQPW246
    Assigned Frequencies: 6835.00 MHzGrant Date: 08/28/2012, Expiration Date: 08/28/2022, Certifier: John E Hargrove PeRegistrant: Sam Houston Electric Cooperative Inc, 1157 E Church Street, Livingston, TX 77351, Phone: (936) 328-1289, Fax: (936) 570-1800, Email:
  • WESTCOTT, 13360 Hwy 59 South (Lat: 30.401222 Lon: -95.055944), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 61 m, Overall height: 64 m, Call Sign: WQTB794
    Assigned Frequencies: 6034.15 MHzGrant Date: 12/30/2013, Expiration Date: 12/30/2023, Cancellation Date: 03/24/2016, Certifier: Steven A RegitzRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • SHEPHERD, 7750 Us Highway 59 South (Lat: 30.476056 Lon: -95.013833), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 146.6 m, Overall height: 150.6 m, Call Sign: WQUI837
    Assigned Frequencies: 11245.0 MHzGrant Date: 07/21/2014, Expiration Date: 07/21/2024, Certifier: Kevin B CoyneRegistrant: Fiberlight, LLC, 4360 Beltway Pl, Suite 230, Arlington, TX 76018, Phone: (972) 832-3176, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

32 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Shepherd)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Shepherd)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 112
  • Hazardous Condition: 66
  • Service Call: 31
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Shepherd

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Shepherd, TX
Most common first names in Shepherd, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James5368.3 years
Mary4075.0 years
William3973.8 years
John3873.9 years
Robert3169.7 years
Willie2072.5 years
Jessie1678.1 years
Dorothy1673.0 years
Thomas1570.3 years
Charles1575.8 years
Most common last names in Shepherd, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson2178.0 years
Smith2072.2 years
Jones1571.3 years
Parker1570.9 years
Shrader1475.3 years
Thomas1474.2 years
Davis1471.4 years
Allen1365.1 years
Punch1264.8 years
Williams1169.5 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (78%)
  • Utility gas (15%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
Businesses in Shepherd, TX
NameCountNameCount
Church's Chicken1Subway1
SONIC Drive-In1U-Haul1

Shepherd compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There are 5 pilots and 12 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • William Franklin (1)
  • Melvin Whitmire (1)
  • Steven Wayne Ward, Sr. (1)
  • James L. Ellerbe, Ii (1)

Total of 4 patent applications in 2008-2016.