Stowell, Texas

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Population in 2010: 1,756. Population change since 2000: +11.7%
Males: 1,041  (59.3%)
Females: 715  (40.7%)
Median resident age:  33.2 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 77661, 77665.

Stowell Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2012: $56,416 (it was $32,981 in 2000)
Stowell:

$56,416
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,142 (it was $15,371 in 2000)

Stowell CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $127,888 (it was $44,000 in 2000)
Stowell:

$127,888
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $127,225; Detached houses: $152,672; Mobile homes: $68,345

Median gross rent in 2012: $483.

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  • White alone - 825 (47.0%)
  • Hispanic - 542 (30.9%)
  • Black alone - 371 (21.1%)
  • Two or more races - 11 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 3 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 3 (0.2%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.06%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Stowell: 90.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (11.5%), English (4.9%), French Canadian (4.6%), United States (4.0%), Subsaharan African (3.6%), French (2.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 9.90 square miles.

Population density: 177 people per square mile   (very low).

Stowell,TX real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Stowell:

  • High school or higher: 76.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.3%
  • Unemployed: 9.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Stowell CDP:

  • Never married: 28.4%
  • Now married: 66.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.6%
  • Divorced: 4.7%

190 residents are foreign born

This place:  12.2%
Texas:  16.4%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Stowell, Texas as of May 25, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Stowell to the number of sex offenders is 1,756 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $800 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,541 (1.0%)

Stowell satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Beaumont, TX (25.3 miles , pop. 113,866).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Houston, TX (60.3 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Winnie, TX (1.5 miles ), Fannett, TX (3.5 miles ), Taylor Landing, TX (4.0 miles ), Labelle, TX (4.2 miles ), Nome, TX (4.2 miles ), Anahuac, TX (4.2 miles ), China, TX (4.3 miles ), Sabine Pass, TX (4.3 miles ).

Latitude: 29.79 N, Longitude: 94.38 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 409

Stowell household income distribution Stowell home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.0%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (23%)
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (12%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (4%)
  • Educational services (32%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Information (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Plant and system operators (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Extraction workers (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (13%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (11%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)

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

Average climate in Stowell, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Stowell-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 61% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/23/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.8 miles away from the Stowell place center injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 10/28/1974, a category F3 tornado 6.5 miles away from the place center killed one person.

Earthquake activity:

Stowell-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 92% 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 286.7 miles away from the city 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 235.7 miles away from Stowell center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 438.5 miles away from the city center
On 5/27/2002 at 00:28:16, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 184.7 miles away from the city center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi) earthquake occurred 532.5 miles away from Stowell center
On 12/9/2000 at 06:46:09, a magnitude 4.3 (4.2 MB, 4.3 MS, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 282.4 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 Chambers County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 8, Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Fire: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Stowell topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Stowell:

  • MEDICAL CENTER OF WINNIE (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; WINNIE, TX)
  • MEDICAL CENTER OF WINNIE HOSPICE (Hospital, about 3 miles away; WINNIE, TX)
  • WINNIE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 3 miles away; WINNIE, TX)

Airports located in Stowell:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Stowell:

  • Lamar University (about 26 miles; Beaumont, TX; Full-time enrollment: 13,658)
  • Lamar Institute of Technology (about 26 miles; Beaumont, TX; FT enrollment: 2,023)
  • Lee College (about 37 miles; Baytown, TX; FT enrollment: 4,278)
  • The University of Texas Medical Branch (about 41 miles; Galveston, TX; FT enrollment: 2,314)
  • San Jacinto Community College (about 46 miles; Pasadena, TX; FT enrollment: 13,517)
  • University of Houston-Clear Lake (about 46 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 5,833)
  • College of the Mainland (about 47 miles; Texas City, TX; FT enrollment: 2,739)

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Church in Stowell: Saint Luke Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Reservoir: Marshall Estate Lake Number 1 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Chambers 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 2012 was 86.6. This is about average.

City:

86.6
U.S.:

74.2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 3.18. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.18
U.S.:

6.58

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 28.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 11.0. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.0
U.S.:

9.1
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 6.5%
(3.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 35.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  3.0 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  78.0%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  3.8%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Stowell, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Stowell compared to Texas state average:

  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (73%)
  • Utility gas (16%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (10%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Stowell CDP (based on Chambers County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 55.54%
Here: 55.5%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchAmerican Baptist AssociationOther
Adherents45.8%25.8%14.3%5.0%9.0%
Congregations29.4%8.8%20.6%5.9%35.3%
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: 10
Chambers County:

3.48 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Chambers County:

2.44 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Chambers County:

6.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
Here:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.4%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Chambers County:

28.3%
Texas:

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

14.0%
State:

15.7%

9.81% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($50,476 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.81%
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  5.06% ($55,038 average AGI)
from Liberty County, TX  0.80% ($52,510)
from Jefferson County, TX  0.62% ($47,115)


10.08% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,688 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.08%
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 Harris County, TX  5.16% ($41,180 average AGI)
to Liberty County, TX  0.60% ($44,961)
to Jefferson County, TX  0.60% ($36,920)

Strongest AM radio stations in Stowell:

  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KLVI (560 AM; 5 kW; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)
  • KDEI (1250 AM; 5 kW; PORT ARTHUR, TX; Owner: RADIO MARIA, INC.)
  • KQHN (1510 AM; daytime; 5 kW; NEDERLAND, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KSEV (700 AM; 15 kW; TOMBALL, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KLAT (1010 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KYST (920 AM; 5 kW; TEXAS CITY, TX; Owner: HISPANIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KWWJ (1360 AM; 5 kW; BAYTOWN, TX; Owner: SALT OF THE EARTH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KJOJ (880 AM; 10 kW; CONROE, 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.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Stowell:

  • KOBT (100.7 FM; WINNIE, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • 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.)
  • KRWP (97.5 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KIOC (106.1 FM; ORANGE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSHN (99.9 FM; LIBERTY, TX; Owner: TRINITY RIVER VALLEY BROADCASTING CO)
  • KTCX (102.5 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KSTB (101.5 FM; CRYSTAL BEACH, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KYKR (95.1 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KQXY-FM (94.1 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KLDE (107.5 FM; LAKE JACKSON, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KKMY (104.5 FM; ORANGE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KVST (103.7 FM; WILLIS, TX; Owner: NEW WAVO COMMUNICATION GROUP, INC.)
  • KVLU (91.3 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: LAMAR UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Stowell:

  • K09VO (Channel 9; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: BEAUMONT BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KBMT (Channel 12; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 12 OF BEAUMONT, INC.)
  • KJIB-LP (Channel 5; CLEAR LAKE CITY, TX; Owner: FAR EASTERN TELECASTERS)
  • KBTV-TV (Channel 4; PORT ARTHUR, TX; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF BEAUMONT/PORT ARTHUR, L.L.C.)
  • KTMD (Channel 48; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF TEXAS PARTNERSHIP, LP)
  • KFDM-TV (Channel 6; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF TEXAS, INC.)
  • KLTJ (Channel 22; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KAZH (Channel 57; BAYTOWN, TX; Owner: KAZH LICENSE, LLC)
  • KITU (Channel 34; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION INC)
  • KEBQ-LP (Channel 22; BEAUMONT-ORANGE, TX; Owner: WELLSPRINGS BEAUMONT TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KUIL-LP (Channel 64; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: BLUE BONNET COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KJDF-LP (Channel 46; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: ARACELIS ORTIZ, EXECUTRIX OF THE ESTATE OF CARLOS ORTIZ)

Stowell fatal accident list:

Aug 1, 2008 06:51 AM, Sr-124, Lat: 29.68680, Lon: -94.37386, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 2
Jun 19, 1980 11:15 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Stowell)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • STATION, Rural On Fm 1494 5 Mi S (Lat: 29.721056 Lon: -94.396000), Overall height: 48.8 m, Call Sign: WNTN454
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.806 MHz, 952.806 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/04/2002, Expiration Date: 01/08/2013, Cancellation Date: 10/16/2012
    Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4100, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KC5FTE, Licensee ID: L00802253
    Grant Date: 01/22/2004, Expiration Date: 03/08/2014, Certifier: Cynthia A Hinton
    Registrant: Cynthia A Hinton, Stowell, TX 77661

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