Study Butte, Texas

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Population in 2010: 233.
Males: 92  (39.8%)
Females: 141  (60.2%)
Median resident age:

36.0 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 79852.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $40,610
Study Butte:

$40,610
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $22,852

Study Butte CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $140,770
Study Butte:

$140,770
TX:

$172,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $181,074; detached houses: $208,235; townhouses or other attached units: $191,988; mobile homes: $70,987; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $232,948

Median gross rent in 2017: $568.

March 2019 cost of living index in Study Butte: 79.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 42.1%
(7.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 64.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Study Butte, TX (2010)
    • 12352.8%Hispanic
    • 10846.4%White alone
    • 10.4%American Indian alone
    • 10.4%Other race alone

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

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Ancestries: American (13.4%), Serbian (5.1%), German (3.7%), Scottish (3.7%), Irish (2.3%), Greek (1.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 2541 feet

77 residents are foreign born (28.9% Latin America).

This place:

28.9%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $616 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $690 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Odessa, TX (189.2 miles , pop. 90,943).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: El Paso, TX (242.7 miles , pop. 563,662).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (302.5 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities:

Study Butte-Terlingua, TX (1.4 miles ),
Terlingua, TX (2.3 miles),
Redford, TX (6.4 miles),
Presidio, TX (7.3 miles ),
Marathon, TX (8.0 miles ),
Indio, TX (8.2 miles),
Alpine, TX (8.5 miles ),
Marfa, TX (8.7 miles )

Latitude: 29.32 N, Longitude: 103.53 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 432

Distribution of median household income in Study Butte, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in Study Butte, TX in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.1%
Texas:

3.5%
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 56.9. This is better than average.

City:

56.9
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 38.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

38.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.54. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 21.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.54
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Study Butte-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 29% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 67.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/28/1995 at 10:46:12, a magnitude 6.9 (5.7 MB, 6.5 MS, 6.9 ME, 6.6 MW, Depth: 7.6 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 469.8 miles away from Study Butte center
On 3/12/2003 at 23:41:32, a magnitude 6.5 (5.5 MB, 6.5 MS, 6.4 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 471.5 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 210.2 miles away from Study Butte center
On 1/4/2006 at 08:32:32, a magnitude 6.7 (6.1 MB, 6.7 MS, 6.6 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi) earthquake occurred 526.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 304.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Brewster County (6) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 3, Hurricanes: 3 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Study Butte:

  • Sul Ross State University (about 73 miles; Alpine, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,101)
  • Odessa College (about 190 miles; Odessa, TX; FT enrollment: 3,107)
  • The University of Texas of the Permian Basin (about 192 miles; Odessa, TX; FT enrollment: 2,982)
  • Midland College (about 206 miles; Midland, TX; FT enrollment: 3,650)
  • Southwest Texas Junior College (about 229 miles; Uvalde, TX; FT enrollment: 3,569)
  • Angelo State University (about 235 miles; San Angelo, TX; FT enrollment: 6,019)
  • Howard College (about 238 miles; Big Spring, TX; FT enrollment: 2,587)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Terlingua Fire and Emergency Medical Service (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Dark Canyon Creek (A), Bens Hole Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Brewster County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.4 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

50.0%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

8.2%
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 Study Butte:

Marital status in Study Butte, TX
  • Never married: 10.1%
  • Now married: 65.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 18.9%

For population 25 years and over in Study Butte:

  • High school or higher: 59.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.9%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

26.0
Texas average:

14.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Study Butte, TX (based on Brewster County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic1,9002
Evangelical Protestant1,78514
Mainline Protestant3144
Other2693
Orthodox151
None4,949-
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: 6
Here:

6.49 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
This county:

4.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
This county:

12.99 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

8.0%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Brewster County:

25.0%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.8%
Texas:

15.7%

Strongest AM radio stations in Study Butte:

  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KELP (1590 AM; 50 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: MCCLATCHEY BROADCASTING)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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)
  • KFLT (830 AM; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: FAMILY LIFE B/CING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 20ft / 6.4mTotal length
  • 180Total average daily traffic
  • 36Total average daily truck traffic
  • 250Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • .8 Mi E (Lat: 29.318333 Lon: -103.513611), Type: 6.7, Overall height: 6.7 m, Registrant: Big Bend Telephone Co Inc, Alpin-e, Phone: (915) 364-1000
  • Off Hwy 118 (Lat: 29.320000 Lon: -103.531667), Type: 7.9, Overall height: 7.9 m, Registrant: Big Bend Telephone Co Inc, Alpin-e, Phone: (915) 364-1000

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • TERLINGUA, Study Butte (Lat: 29.320000 Lon: -103.531667), Type: Tower, Structure height: 7.9 m, Call Sign: WCU298, Licensee ID: L00125959,
    Assigned Frequencies: 2112.00 MHz, Grant Date: 03/06/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 06/08/2010, Registrant: Big Bend Telephone Company, Inc., 808 N 5th St, Alpine, TX 79830, Phone: (432) 364-1000, Fax: (432) 364-0023

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Study Butte, TX
  • 50.8%Electricity
  • 40.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 9.2%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Study Butte, TX
  • 51.4%Electricity
  • 48.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Study Butte compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
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