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Population in 2010: 925. Population change since 2000: -8.7%
Males: 425  (46.0%)
Females: 500  (54.0%)

Median resident age:  39.3 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 78389.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $41,374 (it was $19,940 in 2000)
Skidmore:

$41,374
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,290

Skidmore CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $71,868 (it was $28,600 in 2000)
Skidmore:

$71,868
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $113,524; Detached houses: $77,624; Mobile homes: $266,100

Median gross rent in 2012: $602.

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  • Hispanic - 581 (62.8%)
  • White alone - 313 (33.8%)
  • Black alone - 18 (1.9%)
  • Two or more races - 8 (0.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (0.4%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.1%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Skidmore: 78.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (12.5%), Irish (4.9%), Czech (1.9%), Italian (1.3%), Polish (1.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 10.5 square miles.

Population density: 88 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Skidmore:

  • High school or higher: 63.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 7.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Skidmore CDP:

  • Never married: 26.5%
  • Now married: 48.5%
  • Separated: 4.4%
  • Widowed: 8.1%
  • Divorced: 12.5%

23 residents are foreign born (2.0% Asia).

This place:  2.5%
Texas:  16.4%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Skidmore, Texas as of September 21, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Skidmore to the number of sex offenders is 154 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $922 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $444 (0.7%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Corpus Christi, TX (39.4 miles , pop. 277,454).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (96.8 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: Tynan, TX (2.7 miles ), Blue Berry Hill, TX (3.3 miles ), Beeville, TX (3.3 miles ), Mathis, TX (3.8 miles ), Lakeshore Gardens-Hidden Acres, TX (3.8 miles ), Paisano Park, TX (3.9 miles) , Edgewater-Paisano, TX (3.9 miles) , Edgewater Estates, TX (4.0 miles) .

Latitude: 28.26 N, Longitude: 97.68 W

Area code: 361

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.1%
Texas:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (32%)
  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (14%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Utilities (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (47%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Other protective service workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (20%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (15%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Child care workers (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)
  • Top executives (3%)

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Tornado activity:

Skidmore-area historical tornado activity is below Texas state average. It is 22% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/29/1976, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 0.4 miles away from the Skidmore place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 10/22/1954, a category F3 tornado 17.0 miles away from the place center injured 25 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Skidmore-area historical earthquake activity is above Texas state average. It is 91% 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 46.9 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 50.7 miles away from Skidmore center
On 3/24/1997 at 22:31:34, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 43.6 miles away from the city 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 50.2 miles away from the city center
On 5/16/1993 at 15:30:19, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 48.5 miles away from Skidmore center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Bee County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 9, Floods: 2, Fires: 2, Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Flood: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Santiago Almeida - Musician.


Hospitals/medical centers near Skidmore:

  • HILLSIDE LODGE NURSING AND CONV CTR (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; BEEVILLE, TX)
  • WOODRIDGE NURSING AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; BEEVILLE, TX)
  • TRANQUILITY HOME HEALTH INC (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; BEEVILLE, TX)

Political contributions by individuals in Skidmore, TX

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Skidmore:

  • Del Mar College (about 38 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,608)
  • Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi (about 43 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 6,428)
  • Texas A & M University-Kingsville (about 52 miles; Kingsville, TX; FT enrollment: 5,342)
  • Palo Alto College (about 91 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 2,782)
  • St Philips College (about 93 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 3,465)
  • San Antonio College (about 97 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 8,290)
  • University of the Incarnate Word (about 97 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 4,013)

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Public elementary/middle schools in Skidmore:

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

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

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

 
Bee 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 Skidmore and their reported violations in the past:

PAPAS MARKET (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Notification, Public - Between OCT-1998 and DEC-1998, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUL-1997, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (DEC-19-1997)
  • Notification, Public - In JUL-1997, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (DEC-19-1997)
  • Notification, Public - In OCT-1996, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: Fed Formal NOV issued (MAY-15-1997), Fed FAO issued (DEC-19-1997)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 28.4%
(29.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 29.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 10.2% for other race residents, 85.3% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This place:  2.8 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  75.0%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  6.3%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Skidmore, TX

2 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
5 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Skidmore compared to Texas state average:

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  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black 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 below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Skidmore travel time to work - commute


Skidmore mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (58%)
  • Utility gas (25%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (17%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Skidmore CDP (based on Bee County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 42.63%
Here42.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChurches of Christ
Adherents49.9%27.7%5.9%2.9%2.6%
Congregations16.7%37.5%10.4%4.2%4.2%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Pentecostal Church of GodLDS (Mormon) ChurchEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents2.3%1.9%1.9%1.5%3.3%
Congregations2.1%2.1%2.1%2.1%18.8%
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: 1
Bee County:

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Bee County:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Here:

4.29 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
Here:

5.51 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Bee County:

8.0%
State:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Bee County:

28.7%
State:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.7%
Texas:

15.7%

7.29% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,503 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.29%
Texas average:

8.37%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Nueces County, TX  1.03% ($33,375 average AGI)
from San Patricio County, TX  0.63% ($42,429)
from Live Oak County, TX  0.35% ($22,815)


7.70% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,875 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.70%
Texas average:

7.44%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Nueces County, TX  1.07% ($22,289 average AGI)
to Bexar County, TX  0.82% ($20,250)
to San Patricio County, TX  0.53% ($27,317)

Strongest AM radio stations in Skidmore:

  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • KIBL (1490 AM; 1 kW; BEEVILLE, TX; Owner: LA RADIO CRISTIANA NETWORK, INC.)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOPY (1070 AM; 1 kW; ALICE, TX; Owner: SENDERO MULTIMEDIA, INC.)
  • KGBT (1530 AM; 50 kW; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KENS (1160 AM; 25 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: KENS-TV, INC.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSAH (720 AM; 10 kW; UNIVERSAL CITY, TX; Owner: KSAH LICENSING, INC.)
  • KDAE (1590 AM; 1 kW; SINTON, TX; Owner: NUECES RADIO PARTNERS, LP)
  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)
  • KTMR (1130 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EDNA, TX; Owner: SIGA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Skidmore:

  • KOUL (103.7 FM; SINTON, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KRXB (107.1 FM; BEEVILLE, TX; Owner: SHAFFER COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC.)
  • KVFM (91.3 FM; BEEVILLE, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL EVANGELISM)
  • KMXR (93.9 FM; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSAB (99.9 FM; ROBSTOWN, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRYS-FM (99.1 FM; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFTX (97.5 FM; KINGSVILLE, TX; Owner: QUALITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KLTG (96.5 FM; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KLUX (89.5 FM; ROBSTOWN, TX; Owner: DIOCESAN TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KTKO (105.7 FM; BEEVILLE, TX; Owner: TEXAS GULFWEST COMMUNICATIONS)
  • KKLM (88.7 FM; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KZFM (95.5 FM; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: MALKAN FM ASSOCIATES)
  • KLHB (98.3 FM; ODEM, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KBNJ (91.7 FM; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Skidmore:

  • KZTV (Channel 10; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: EAGLE CREEK BROADCASTING OF CORPUS CHRISTI, LLC)
  • KIII (Channel 3; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 3 OF CORPUS CHRISTI, INC.)
  • KORO (Channel 28; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KRIS-TV (Channel 6; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: KVOA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K49DV (Channel 49; BEEVILLE-REFUGIO, TX; Owner: KVOA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K30EG (Channel 30; BEEVILLE-REFUGIO, TX; Owner: KVOA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KEDT (Channel 16; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • K57FC (Channel 57; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KXCC-CA (Channel 45; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: CASA OF CORPUS CHRISTI, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Skidmore fatal accident list:

Feb 22, 1984 09:55 PM, 181, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jul 25, 1981 08:50 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KC5YKY, Licensee ID: L00232698
    Grant Date: 10/12/2006, Expiration Date: 01/02/2017, Certifier: William S Hartman
    Registrant: William S Hartman, Skidmore, TX 78389
  • Call Sign: N5ZNK, Licensee ID: L00456414
    Grant Date: 01/21/2012, Expiration Date: 03/10/2022
    Registrant: Gary D Irons, 1322 Fm 797, Skidmore, TX 78389
  • Call Sign: W5DTW, Previous Call Sign: KD5FCE, Licensee ID: L00618228
    Grant Date: 09/18/2008, Expiration Date: 09/17/2018, Certifier: Craig A Tull
    Registrant: Craig A Tull, 9643 Highway 181 South, Skidmore, TX 78389

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: BEECH S35 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8690Q , Serial Number: D-7700, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 11/11/1964
    Registrant (Individual): Dustin L Wallek, 3733 Fm 797, Skidmore, TX 78389


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 33
  • Hazardous Condition: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Skidmore


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Most common first names in Skidmore, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Manuel872.8 years
James865.4 years
Maria777.0 years
George775.3 years
Robert780.0 years
William771.7 years
Frank676.0 years
Mary672.8 years
Joe571.6 years
John578.9 years
Most common last names in Skidmore, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Wallek875.5 years
Sugarek869.7 years
Garcia879.1 years
Doubrava774.9 years
Salinas777.4 years
Steinmeyer677.9 years
Almendarez690.7 years
Hanus683.0 years
Smith671.7 years
Petrus679.0 years

Businesses in Skidmore, TX

  • Dairy Queen: 1

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