South Mountain, Texas

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Population in 2014: 372 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -9.7%
 
Males: 171  (46.1%)
Females: 201  (53.9%)
Median resident age:  46.9 years
Texas median age:  34.5 years

Zip codes: 76528.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $63,314 (it was $31,250 in 2000)
South Mountain:

$63,314
TX:

$56,565

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $25,388 (it was $14,863 in 2000)

South Mountain town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $84,703 (it was $59,700 in 2000)
South Mountain:

$84,703
TX:

$161,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $164,925; Detached houses: $169,481; Townhouses or other attached units: $86,104; In 2-unit structures: $173,127; Mobile homes: $102,312; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $19,331

Median gross rent in 2016: $904.

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  • Races in South Mountain, TX (2010)

    South Mountain races chart
    • 33988.3%White alone
    • 379.6%Hispanic
    • 51.3%Two or more races
    • 20.5%Black alone
    • 10.3%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in South Mountain: 79.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (15.1%), English (10.0%), German (6.7%), Italian (6.3%), Irish (3.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 1.63 square miles.

Population density: 228 people per square mile   (very low).

South Mountain,TX real estate house value index trend

South Mountain, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in South Mountain:

  • High school or higher: 83.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.1%
  • Unemployed: 7.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in South Mountain town:

  • Never married: 25.0%
  • Now married: 60.0%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 3.3%
  • Divorced: 10.8%

29 residents are foreign born (5.3% Latin America, 1.1% Asia).

This town:

6.4%
Texas:

16.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,337 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $875 (1.1%)

South Mountain satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Killeen, TX (23.0 miles , pop. 86,911).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Austin, TX (78.6 miles , pop. 656,562).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (107.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Gatesville, TX (1.9 miles ), Oglesby, TX (3.1 miles ), Flat, TX (3.2 miles ), Turnersville, TX (3.6 miles ), North Coryell, TX (3.7 miles ), McGregor, TX (3.9 miles ), Crawford, TX (3.9 miles ), Valley Mills, TX (4.4 miles ).

Latitude: 31.44 N, Longitude: 97.68 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 254

South Mountain household income distribution South Mountain home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.8%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +178 (+76.1%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Information (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (12%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Public administration (18%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Information (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Transportation occupations (13%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (20%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (3%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (3%)

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

Average climate in South Mountain, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

South Mountain-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 71% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/6/1973, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 17.8 miles away from the South Mountain town center .

On 5/11/1953, a category F5 tornado 32.1 miles away from the town center killed 114 people and injured 597 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

South Mountain-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 80% 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 211.7 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 347.2 miles away from South Mountain 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 183.5 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 234.4 miles away from the city 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 324.6 miles away from South Mountain 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 175.3 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 Coryell County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 6, Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
South Mountain topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near South Mountain:

  • HILLSIDE MANOR NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; GATESVILLE, TX)
  • HILLSIDE NURSING AND REHABILITATION LP (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; GATESVILLE, TX)
  • OSAGE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; GATESVILLE, TX)
  • CORYELL MEMORIAL HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH CARE SERVICE (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; GATESVILLE, TX)
  • CORYELL MEMORIAL HEALTHCARE SYSTEM Critical Access Hospitals (about 6 miles away; GATESVILLE, TX)
  • WESTVIEW MANOR (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; MC GREGOR, TX)

Amtrak station near South Mountain:

  • 17 miles: MCGREGOR (1 AMTRAK BLVD.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to South Mountain:

  • Central Texas College (about 24 miles; Killeen, TX; Full-time enrollment: 15,911)
  • University of Mary Hardin-Baylor (about 29 miles; Belton, TX; FT enrollment: 2,885)
  • McLennan Community College (about 32 miles; Waco, TX; FT enrollment: 6,673)
  • Temple College (about 32 miles; Temple, TX; FT enrollment: 3,796)
  • Baylor University (about 34 miles; Waco, TX; FT enrollment: 14,800)
  • Texas State Technical College-Waco (about 38 miles; Waco, TX; FT enrollment: 4,210)
  • Hill College (about 53 miles; Hillsboro, TX; FT enrollment: 2,968)

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Coryell County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 76.9. This is about average.

City:

76.9
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 32.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.9
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 10.7%
(11.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 7.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  80.0%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  2.7%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.3
Texas average:

14.3

South Mountain travel time to work - commute South Mountain mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for South Mountain town (based on Coryell County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant23,20680
Mainline Protestant3,74914
Catholic3,7352
Other1,5746
Black Protestant2912
None42,833-
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: 5
Coryell County:

0.69 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Coryell County:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Coryell County:

2.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
Here:

3.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.8%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Coryell County:

27.0%
Texas:

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

7.3%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

46.3%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

40.5%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.9
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
South Mountain:

24.5%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.3%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
South Mountain:

6.8
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

34.6%
State:

33.0%

General health condition:
This city:

51.6%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
South Mountain:

76.4%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of South Mountain, 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$497
Totals for Government 0$0 2$497

17.59% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,056 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

17.59%
Texas average:

7.14%

0.89% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,585 average AGI)
Coryell County:

0.89%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Bell County, TX  4.36% ($29,141 average AGI)
from Lampasas County, TX  0.45% ($31,796)
from McLennan County, TX  0.41% ($26,899)


17.84% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,477 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

17.84%
Texas average:

6.69%

0.78% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,658 average AGI)
Coryell County:

0.78%
Texas average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Bell County, TX  4.51% ($31,859 average AGI)
to Lampasas County, TX  0.45% ($35,384)
to Bexar County, TX  0.44% ($35,299)

Strongest AM radio stations in South Mountain:

  • KRZX (1660 AM; 10 kW; WACO, TX; Owner: VAN D. GOODALL, JR.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KBBW (1010 AM; 10 kW; WACO-MARLIN, TX; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING OF TEXAS)
  • KRZI (1580 AM; 10 kW; WACO, TX; Owner: VAN D. GOODALL, JR.)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in South Mountain:

  • KVLZ (98.3 FM; GATESVILLE, TX; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WACO-FM (99.9 FM; WACO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWTX-FM (97.5 FM; WACO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBGO (95.7 FM; WACO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KNCT-FM (91.3 FM; KILLEEN, TX; Owner: CENTRAL TEXAS COLLEGE)
  • KDHT (93.3 FM; CEDAR PARK, TX; Owner: EMMIS AUSTIN RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
  • KHHL (98.9 FM; LEANDER, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KWOW (104.1 FM; CLIFTON, TX; Owner: M&M BROADCASTERS, LTD.)
  • KLFX (107.3 FM; NOLANVILLE, TX; Owner: SHELDON BROADCASTING, LTD.)
  • KBDE (89.9 FM; TEMPLE, TX; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KLTD (101.7 FM; TEMPLE, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KSSM (103.1 FM; COPPERAS COVE, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KVLT (88.5 FM; TEMPLE, TX; Owner: AMERICAN EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KUSJ (105.5 FM; HARKER HEIGHTS, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KOOC (106.3 FM; BELTON, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KLRK (92.9 FM; MARLIN, TX; Owner: VAN D. GOODALL, JR.)
  • KWBU-FM (103.3 FM; WACO, TX; Owner: BRAZOS VALLEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • KBCT (94.5 FM; WACO, TX; Owner: KENNELWOOD BCST/G COMPANY, INC.)
  • KIIZ-FM (92.3 FM; KILLEEN, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around South Mountain:

  • KWKT (Channel 44; WACO, TX; Owner: COMCORP OF TEXAS LICENSE CORP.)
  • KXXV (Channel 25; WACO, TX; Owner: CENTEX TELEVISION LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWTX-TV (Channel 10; WACO, TX; Owner: KWTX-KBTX LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KCEN-TV (Channel 6; TEMPLE, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 6, INC.)
  • KNCT (Channel 46; BELTON, TX; Owner: CENTRAL TEXAS COLLEGE)
  • KWBU-TV (Channel 34; WACO, TX; Owner: BRAZOS VALLEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • KAKW (Channel 62; KILLEEN, TX; Owner: KAKW LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 1m3ftTotal length
  • $500,000Total costs
  • 5,100Total average daily traffic
  • 816Total average daily truck traffic
  • 7,140Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$94,5501$68,5401$117,430
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0102.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2004
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$55,520
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0102.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (72%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (13%)
  • Utility gas (11%)
  • Wood (4%)

South Mountain compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
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