Simonton, Texas

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Population in 2017: 862 (6% urban, 94% rural).
Population change since 2000: +20.1%
 
Males: 445  (51.6%)
Females: 417  (48.4%)
Median resident age:

41.1 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 77476.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $100,810 (it was $70,833 in 2000)
Simonton:

$100,810
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $45,443 (it was $30,669 in 2000)

Simonton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $318,325 (it was $133,600 in 2000)
Simonton:

$318,325
TX:

$172,200

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,476.

March 2019 cost of living index in Simonton: 87.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 7.4%
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  • Races in Simonton, TX (2010)
    • 65580.5%White alone
    • 678.2%Hispanic
    • 617.5%Black alone
    • 121.5%Asian alone
    • 111.4%Two or more races
    • 40.5%American Indian alone
    • 40.5%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Simonton, Texas as of May 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Simonton is 215 to 1.


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Ancestries: Irish (18.2%), English (10.7%), German (6.8%), Scottish (4.3%), American (2.9%), European (2.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 2.03 square miles.

Population density: 426 people per square mile   (low).

Simonton, Texas map

81 residents are foreign born (6.6% Latin America).

This city:

9.2%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $4,486 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,441 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sugar Land, TX (23.3 miles , pop. 63,328).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northwest Harris, TX (34.4 miles , pop. 405,444).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (36.9 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Weston Lakes, TX (2.0 miles ),
Wallis, TX (2.4 miles ),
Orchard, TX (2.4 miles ),
Fulshear, TX (2.5 miles ),
Brazos Country, TX (2.5 miles ),
Brookshire, TX (2.7 miles ),
Pattison, TX (3.1 miles ),
San Felipe, TX (3.2 miles )

Latitude: 29.68 N, Longitude: 95.99 W

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 1999: 8 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2002: 6 buildings, average cost: $108,300
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $280,000
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $170,000
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $188,800
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $250,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $126,000
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $234,500
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $225,700
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $354,000
  • 2017: 7 buildings, average cost: $231,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Simonton, TX residents
Average permit cost in Simonton, TX
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.5%
Texas:

3.5%
Most common industries in Simonton, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (11.8%)
  • Educational services (9.4%)
  • Health care (7.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.9%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (3.2%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (3.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (19.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.4%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (5.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.9%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (4.9%)
  • Public administration (4.9%)
  • Computer & electronic products (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (19.0%)
  • Health care (16.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.5%)
  • Gasoline stations (5.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.2%)
  • Utilities (3.6%)
Most common occupations in Simonton, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.0%)
  • Engineers (6.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Engineers (12.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (9.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.9%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (4.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.8%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.8%)

Average climate in Simonton, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Simonton, Texas average temperatures Simonton, Texas average precipitation Simonton, Texas humidity Simonton, Texas wind speed Simonton, Texas snowfall Simonton, Texas sunshine Simonton, Texas clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 59.2. This is better than average.

City:

59.2
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 14.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.4
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Simonton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 68% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/19/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.9 miles away from the Simonton city center killed one person and injured 3 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 9/13/1974, a category F3 tornado 16.0 miles away from the city center injured 2 people.

Earthquake activity:

Simonton-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 142.1 miles away from Simonton center
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 365.0 miles away from the city center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 373.1 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 443.8 miles away from the city 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 134.1 miles away from Simonton center
On 7/20/1991 at 23:38:19, a magnitude 3.6 (3.4 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 134.8 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 Fort Bend County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 8, Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Fires: 2, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Simonton topographic map

Main business address for: AMERICAN ENERGY GROUP LTD (CRUDE PETROLEUM & NATURAL GAS).

Hospitals and medical centers near Simonton:

  • MEMORIAL HERMANN KATY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 11 miles away; KATY, TX)
  • BENEVOLENT CARE HEALTH SERVICES INC (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; RICHMOND, TX)
  • SPANISH MEADOWS NURSING AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; KATY, TX)
  • TOTAL RENAL CARE- PIN OAK DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; KATY, TX)
  • KATY MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, about 13 miles away; KATY, TX)
  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH OF NORTHWEST HOUSTON (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; KATY, TX)
  • 1ST TEXAS HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; SEALY, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Simonton:

  • Wharton County Junior College (about 26 miles; Wharton, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,009)
  • Houston Baptist University (about 29 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 2,340)
  • Prairie View A & M University (about 29 miles; Prairie View, TX; FT enrollment: 7,517)
  • The Art Institute of Houston (about 33 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 2,429)
  • The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (about 36 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 3,023)
  • Rice University (about 36 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 6,713)
  • University of St Thomas (about 37 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 2,747)

Private elementary/middle school in Simonton:

  • SIMONTON CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 74, Location: 9703 FM 1489, Grades: PK-8)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Simonton: Fulshear Simonton Fire Department Station 2 (A), Valley Lodge Clubhouse (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Simonton: AMERICAN ENERGY GROUP LTD (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Dobie Gray - Singer and songwriter.

Fort Bend 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 Simonton and their reported violations in the past:

H BERKMAN ESTATE (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 6 regular monitoring violations
ROPERS COUNTRY STORE AND CAFE (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUN-2007, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2007), St Public Notif requested (JUL-21-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-21-2007)
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.6 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

76.5%
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: 1.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.0% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Simonton:

Marital status in Simonton, TX
  • Never married: 23.3%
  • Now married: 53.6%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 13.2%

For population 25 years and over in Simonton:

  • High school or higher: 88.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 31.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.8 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 Simonton, TX (based on Fort Bend County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic81,09612
Evangelical Protestant76,590240
Mainline Protestant41,41939
Other34,33942
Black Protestant2,10311
Orthodox8653
None348,963-
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: 66
This county:

1.30 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 8
This county:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 56
This county:

1.10 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 153
This county:

3.01 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 232
Fort Bend County:

4.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.8%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Fort Bend County:

25.8%
State:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Fort Bend County:

16.2%
Texas:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.5%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

48.2%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Simonton:

28.6
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Simonton:

25.1%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

7.9%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Simonton:

6.9
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

35.9%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
Simonton:

56.3%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Simonton:

78.4%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Simonton, 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
Other Government Administration 0$0 2$1,504
Totals for Government 0$0 2$1,504

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $237,000 ($274.94)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Regular Highways: $243,000 ($281.90)
    Other - Financial Administration: $1,000 ($1.16)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $18,000 ($20.88)

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

  • Charges - Other: $4,000 ($4.64)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $36,000 ($41.76)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $10,000 ($11.60)
    Interest Earnings: $8,000 ($9.28)
    Rents: $6,000 ($6.96)
  • Tax - Property: $142,000 ($164.73)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $88,000 ($102.09)
    Public Utilities Sales: $41,000 ($47.56)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $641,000 ($743.62)

9.26% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($79,096 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.26%
Texas average:

7.43%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,921 average AGI)
Fort Bend County:

0.09%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Harris County, TX  5.26% ($73,794 average AGI)
from Brazoria County, TX  0.29% ($79,407)
from Travis County, TX  0.14% ($81,378)


7.30% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($79,438 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.30%
Texas average:

7.26%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,575 average AGI)
Fort Bend County:

0.10%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Harris County, TX  3.87% ($63,555 average AGI)
to Brazoria County, TX  0.36% ($63,166)
to Travis County, TX  0.15% ($99,022)

Strongest AM radio stations in Simonton:

  • KREH (900 AM; 5 kW; PECAN GROVE, TX)
  • KEYH (850 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)
  • KRTX (980 AM; 5 kW; ROSENBURG/RICHMOND, TX)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSEV (700 AM; 15 kW; TOMBALL, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KKHT (1070 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KILT (610 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KLAT (1010 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KBME (790 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LTD. PARTNERSHIP)
  • KJOJ (880 AM; 10 kW; CONROE, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Simonton:

  • KBXX (97.9 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KHJZ-FM (95.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KHMX (96.5 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KILT-FM (100.3 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KKBQ-FM (92.9 FM; PASADENA, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KLOL (101.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KODA (99.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTBZ-FM (94.5 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRBE (104.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KKRW (93.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KUHF (88.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON SYSTEM)
  • KHCB-FM (105.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: HOUSTON CHRISTIAN BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KMJQ (102.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KLDE (107.5 FM; LAKE JACKSON, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KPTY (104.9 FM; MISSOURI CITY, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KPFT (90.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • KLTN (102.9 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: HBC HOUSTON LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • K201EU (88.1 FM; KATY, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL EVANGELISM)
  • K259AB (99.7 FM; SUGAR LAND, TX; Owner: THE KSBJ EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • KPVU (91.3 FM; PRAIRIE VIEW, TX; Owner: PRAIRIE VIEW A & M UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Simonton:

  • KHOU-TV (Channel 11; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KHOU-TV, L.P.)
  • KPRC-TV (Channel 2; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, HOUSTON, LP)
  • KPXB (Channel 49; CONROE, TX; Owner: PAXSON HOUSTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • KFTH (Channel 67; ALVIN, TX; Owner: TELEFUTURA HOUSTON LLC)
  • KTBU (Channel 55; CONROE, TX; Owner: HUMANITY INTERESTED MEDIA, INC.)
  • KTXH (Channel 20; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KNWS-TV (Channel 51; KATY, TX; Owner: JOHNSON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KHWB (Channel 39; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KHWB, INC.)
  • KXLN-TV (Channel 45; ROSENBERG, TX; Owner: KXLN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KRIV (Channel 26; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KTRK-TV (Channel 13; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KTRK TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KZJL (Channel 61; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KZJL LICENSE CORP.)
  • KETH (Channel 14; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TV, INC.)
  • KUHT (Channel 8; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON SYSTEM)
  • KVDO-LP (Channel 69; CLEAR LAKE, TX; Owner: FAR EASTERN TELECASTERS)
  • KBPX-LP (Channel 33; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • KHMV-LP (Channel 28; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF THE GULF COAST, A CALIFORNIA LP)
  • KJIB-LP (Channel 5; CLEAR LAKE CITY, TX; Owner: FAR EASTERN TELECASTERS)
  • KVIT-LP (Channel 28; VICTORIA, TX; Owner: CLUB COMMUNICATIONS)
  • KTMD (Channel 48; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF TEXAS PARTNERSHIP, LP)
  • KAZH (Channel 57; BAYTOWN, TX; Owner: KAZH LICENSE, LLC)
  • KLTJ (Channel 22; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KVVV-LP (Channel 53; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KAZH LICENSE, LLC)
  • K30CV (Channel 30; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)

Simonton fatal accident list:

Dec 8, 2007 10:10 PM, Fm1489, Fm1093, Lat: 29.679586, Lon: -95.977264, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Feb 15, 1981 09:45 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Mar 26, 1981 05:30 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Mar 23, 1980 11:00 PM, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 190ft / 58.3mTotal length
  • $90,000Total costs
  • 8,110Total average daily traffic
  • 2,344Total average daily truck traffic
  • 14,810Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Up Mp 36.2 Gdn Sub 2.2 Mi E (Lat: 29.683556 Lon: -95.941056), Type: Building, Structure height: 3 m, Overall height: 4 m, Call Sign: WPNU366,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.665 MHz, 161.550 MHz, Grant Date: 04/01/2004, Expiration Date: 06/21/2014, Cancellation Date: 01/16/2013, Certifier: L J Kopiasz, Registrant: Union Pacific Railroad Company, 201 S 16th St Suite 305, Omaha, NE 68179, Phone: (402) 280-6486, Fax: (402) 280-6565, Email:
  • Lat: 29.685833 Lon: -95.935944, Call Sign: WQYK748,
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.237 MHz, Grant Date: 10/26/2016, Expiration Date: 10/26/2026, Certifier: Barrett Shepherd, Registrant: Bearcom Wireless, Dallas, TX 75355-9001, Phone: (214) 765-7136, Fax: (214) 355-1714, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: KA5OBI, Licensee ID: L01275518, Grant Date: 04/08/2017, Expiration Date: 06/24/2027, Certifier: Paul F Koby, Registrant: Paul F Koby, 520 Wagon Road, Simonton, TX 77476
  • Call Sign: N2EJP, Previous Call Sign: KA2QZQ, Grant Date: 02/05/1991, Expiration Date: 02/05/2001, Cancellation Date: 02/06/2003, Registrant: Alys M Harper, 820 Pony Ln Drawer T, Simonton, TX 77476
  • Call Sign: N5FGJ, Previous Call Sign: KA5BNB, Licensee ID: L00794925, Grant Date: 02/14/2014, Expiration Date: 03/29/2024, Certifier: Fred E Mc Kelvey, Registrant: Fred E Mc Kelvey, 37020 Lariat Ln, Simonton, TX 77476
  • Call Sign: W3BH, Grant Date: 02/05/1991, Expiration Date: 02/05/2001, Cancellation Date: 02/06/2003, Registrant: Robert E Harper, 820 Pony Ln Drawer T, Simonton, TX 77476

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182Q (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 112 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 713GT , Serial Number: 18267193, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 08/16/1979, Certificate Issue Date: 09/27/2018
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Tim Kelly, Po Box 810, Simonton, TX 77476, Other Owners: Houten Glenn Van
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182Q (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 112 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 97791 , Serial Number: 18267193, Airworthiness Date: 08/16/1979, Certificate Issue Date: 09/27/2018
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Tim Kelly, Po Box 810, Simonton, TX 77476, Other Owners: Houten Glenn Van

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 1999
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$138,9501$218,6501$22,670
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$57,7301$110,6200$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Most common first names in Simonton, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1075.7 years
James776.0 years
Elizabeth680.6 years
Richard573.4 years
Willie468.5 years
Jack470.2 years
Robert467.0 years
Dorothy475.7 years
John471.5 years
Tom481.5 years
Most common last names in Simonton, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson879.5 years
Jackson579.2 years
Parker568.6 years
Smith572.6 years
Newman472.0 years
Wilson464.5 years
Addison370.0 years
Beal357.6 years
Jenkins375.7 years
Dozier368.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Simonton, TX
  • 79.4%Electricity
  • 16.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.9%Utility gas
  • 0.8%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Simonton, TX
  • 81.4%Electricity
  • 18.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Simonton compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Simonton on our top lists:

  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most cars per house, population 500+"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
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