Skidmore, Texas

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Population in 2010: 925. Population change since 2000: -8.7%
Males: 423  (45.7%)
Females: 502  (54.3%)
Median resident age:  35.0 years
Texas median age:  34.0 years

Zip codes: 78389.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $52,978 (it was $19,940 in 2000)
Skidmore:

$52,978
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $20,867 (it was $8,864 in 2000)

Skidmore CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $70,250 (it was $28,600 in 2000)
Skidmore:

$70,250
TX:

$132,000

Median gross rent in 2013: $630.

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  • Races in Skidmore, TX (2010)

    Skidmore races chart
    • 58162.8%Hispanic
    • 31333.8%White alone
    • 181.9%Black alone
    • 80.9%Two or more races
    • 40.4%American Indian alone
    • 10.1%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Skidmore: 78.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (12.4%), Irish (4.1%), Czech (2.2%), French (1.1%), Italian (1.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 10.5 square miles.

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

Skidmore,TX real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Skidmore:

  • High school or higher: 53.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 2.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.6%
  • Unemployed: 8.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Skidmore CDP:

  • Never married: 23.4%
  • Now married: 50.8%
  • Separated: 4.0%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 17.1%

18 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.6%
Texas:

16.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,197 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $815 (1.5%)

Skidmore satellite photo by USGS

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

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

6.0%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Other services, except public administration (34%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (22%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Utilities (4%)
  • Public administration (3%)
  • Accommodation and food services (30%)
  • Public administration (26%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Educational services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (32%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (28%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (7%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (26%)
  • Sales and related occupations (18%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (15%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Skidmore, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Skidmore-area historical tornado activity is below Texas state average. It is 18% smaller 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 below Texas state average. It is 85% 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 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 370.4 miles away from Skidmore 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 the city 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 Skidmore center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 377.8 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 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: 3, Fires: 2, Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Skidmore topographic map

Birthplace of: Santiago Almeida - Musician.

Hospitals and 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)
  • CHRISTUS SPOHN HOSPITAL BEEVILLE Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; BEEVILLE, TX)
  • EXCLUSIVE HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE INC (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; BEEVILLE, TX)
  • BEEVILLE DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; BEEVILLE, TX)
  • DSI BEEVILLE RENAL CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; BEEVILLE, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Skidmore:

  • Coastal Bend College (about 14 miles; Beeville, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,880)
  • Del Mar College (about 38 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 5,213)
  • Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi (about 43 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 9,092)
  • Texas A & M University-Kingsville (about 52 miles; Kingsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,295)
  • Victoria College (about 58 miles; Victoria, TX; FT enrollment: 2,730)
  • University of Houston-Victoria (about 58 miles; Victoria, TX; FT enrollment: 3,110)
  • Palo Alto College (about 91 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 5,055)

Public high school in Skidmore:

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
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 17.8%
(21.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 89.1% 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
2 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
5 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Skidmore, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

20.4
Texas average:

14.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic16,1187
Evangelical Protestant4,74929
Mainline Protestant1,43912
Other3873
Black Protestant3011
None8,867-
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
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
Bee County:

4.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.0%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Bee County:

28.7%
Texas:

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

14.7%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Skidmore:

47.1%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Skidmore:

43.6%
State:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Skidmore:

29.0
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

23.7%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

12.9%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Skidmore:

6.8
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

36.7%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
This city:

51.1%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.9%
State:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Skidmore, TX Residents

7.70% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,165 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.70%
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 Nueces County, TX  0.68% ($30,750 average AGI)
from San Patricio County, TX  0.56% ($33,283)
from Karnes County, TX  0.49% ($24,805)


7.37% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($60,000 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.37%
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 Nueces County, TX  1.13% ($32,871 average AGI)
to Bexar County, TX  0.46% ($56,263)
to San Patricio County, TX  0.40% ($30,152)

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
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 17m56ftTotal length
  • $1,065,000Total costs
  • 18,750Total average daily traffic
  • 3,670Total average daily truck traffic
  • 29,620Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • Skidmore, Lat: 28.246389 Lon: -97.676667, Type: Gtower, Structure height: 30 m, Call Sign: WQID900
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 01/15/2008, Expiration Date: 01/15/2018, Certifier: Rainer R GleinigRegistrant: Gtek Computers & Wireless, 114 Lang Rd. Suite B, Portland, TX 78374, Phone: (361) 777-1400, Fax: (361) 777-1405, Email:
  • Skidmore, Lat: 28.246389 Lon: -97.676667, Type: Gtower, Structure height: 30 m, Call Sign: WQID900
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 01/15/2008, Expiration Date: 01/15/2018, Certifier: Rainer R GleinigRegistrant: Gtek Computers & Wireless, 114 Lang Rd. Suite B, Portland, TX 78374, Phone: (361) 777-1400, Fax: (361) 777-1405, Email:
  • Skidmore, Lat: 28.246389 Lon: -97.676667, Type: Gtower, Structure height: 30 m, Call Sign: WQID900
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 01/15/2008, Expiration Date: 01/15/2018, Certifier: Rainer R GleinigRegistrant: Gtek Computers & Wireless, 114 Lang Rd. Suite B, Portland, TX 78374, Phone: (361) 777-1400, Fax: (361) 777-1405, Email:
  • Skidmore, Lat: 28.246389 Lon: -97.676667, Type: Gtower, Structure height: 30 m, Call Sign: WQID900
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 01/15/2008, Expiration Date: 01/15/2018, Certifier: Rainer R GleinigRegistrant: Gtek Computers & Wireless, 114 Lang Rd. Suite B, Portland, TX 78374, Phone: (361) 777-1400, Fax: (361) 777-1405, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • 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
  • Call Sign: KD7YNE, Licensee ID: L00753630, Grant Date: 08/16/2014, Expiration Date: 08/16/2024, Certifier: Rodney N Barker, Registrant: Rodney N Barker, 7129 Cr. 610, 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

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Skidmore, TX
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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (67%)
  • Utility gas (24%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9%)

Businesses in Skidmore, TX

  • Dairy Queen: 1

Skidmore compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There is 1 pilot and 2 other airmen in this city.
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