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Population in 2012: 285 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -7.2%
 

Males: 132  (46.4%)
Females: 153  (53.6%)

Median resident age:  45.8 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 76686.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $35,495 (it was $35,469 in 2000)
Tehuacana:

$35,495
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,981

Tehuacana town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $61,572 (it was $55,000 in 2000)
Tehuacana:

$61,572
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $61,938; Detached houses: $70,422; Mobile homes: $7,500

Median gross rent in 2012: $778.

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  • White alone - 243 (85.9%)
  • Black alone - 24 (8.5%)
  • Hispanic - 15 (5.3%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.4%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Tehuacana: 80.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (27.2%), English (14.6%), German (7.9%), French (5.9%), Dutch (5.5%), United States (4.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 1.61 square miles.

Population density: 177 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Tehuacana:

  • High school or higher: 85.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.1%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tehuacana town:

  • Never married: 34.8%
  • Now married: 37.2%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 9.2%
  • Divorced: 18.4%

4 residents are foreign born

This town:  1.3%
Texas:  16.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $825 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $400 (0.6%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Waco, TX (38.3 miles , pop. 113,726).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Dallas, TX (74.5 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Mexia, TX (2.4 miles ), Wortham, TX (2.4 miles ), Coolidge, TX (2.5 miles ), Kirvin, TX (3.6 miles) , Richland, TX (3.8 miles ), Dawson, TX (3.8 miles ), Groesbeck, TX (3.9 miles ), Prairie Hill, TX (4.0 miles) .

Latitude: 31.74 N, Longitude: 96.55 W

Area code: 254

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.2%
Texas:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -14 (-4.4%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (31%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (15%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (15%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Information (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Finance and insurance (13%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Secondary school teachers (5%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (5%)
  • Child care workers (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Tehuacana-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 164% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/11/1953, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 19.7 miles away from the Tehuacana town center killed 114 people and injured 597 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/10/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.7 miles away from the town center killed 6 people and injured 77 people.

Earthquake activity:

Tehuacana-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/31/2008 at 05:01:54, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 80.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Limestone County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Fires: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Wind: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Benjamin Franklin Yoakum - Railroad executive, Lee Wilder Thomas - Oil industrialist.


Hospitals/medical centers near Tehuacana:

  • FAIRWAY HOUSE (Hospital, about 5 miles away; MEXIA, TX)
  • MEXIA LTC NURSING AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; MEXIA, TX)
  • MANOR RETIREMENT AND CONV CTR,THE (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; MEXIA, TX)

Political contributions by individuals in Tehuacana, TX

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tehuacana:

  • Navarro College (about 24 miles; Corsicana, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,283)
  • Texas State Technical College Waco (about 33 miles; Waco, TX; FT enrollment: 3,995)
  • Baylor University (about 37 miles; Waco, TX; FT enrollment: 13,993)
  • McLennan Community College (about 39 miles; Waco, TX; FT enrollment: 4,343)
  • Trinity Valley Community College (about 52 miles; Athens, TX; FT enrollment: 2,707)
  • Temple College (about 67 miles; Temple, TX; FT enrollment: 2,250)
  • Dallas Baptist University (about 72 miles; Dallas, TX; FT enrollment: 2,798)

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

Church in Tehuacana: New Hope Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Limestone County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 25.1%
(17.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 77.4% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.2 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  61.4%
Whole state:  69.9%

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

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Tehuacana, TX

Tehuacana compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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 below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Tehuacana travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (56%)
  • Electricity (39%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Tehuacana town (based on Limestone County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 56.71%
Here56.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristCatholic Church USA National Primitive Baptist Convention
Adherents51.1%15.3%8.9%6.4%5.1%
Congregations24.6%13.1%21.3%1.6%13.1%
NameBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaAssemblies of GodAmerican Baptist AssociationPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents4.0%2.9%2.4%1.8%2.1%
Congregations4.9%6.6%3.3%1.6%9.8%
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: 6
This county:

2.69 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Limestone County:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Limestone County:

1.34 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
This county:

9.41 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 19
Limestone County:

8.52 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

10.3%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.3%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Limestone County:

13.5%
State:

15.7%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
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 1$605
Totals for Government 0$0 1$605

Tehuacana government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $6,000 ($21.05)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $61,000 ($214.04)
    Financial Administration: $12,000 ($42.11)
    Solid Waste Management: $8,000 ($28.07)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $7,000 ($24.56)

Tehuacana government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($10.53)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $75,000 ($263.16)
  • Tax - Property: $16,000 ($56.14)
    Public Utilities: $8,000 ($28.07)

Tehuacana government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $103,000 ($361.40)

7.50% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,617 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.50%
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 McLennan County, TX  1.11% ($23,654 average AGI)
from Freestone County, TX  1.03% ($41,861)
from Harris County, TX  0.43% ($49,200)


7.34% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,938 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.34%
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 McLennan County, TX  1.63% ($24,649 average AGI)
to Freestone County, TX  0.92% ($30,500)
to Tarrant County, TX  0.36% ($33,840)

Strongest AM radio stations in Tehuacana:

  • 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)
  • KRQX (1590 AM; 1 kW; MEXIA, TX; Owner: MJ COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • 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.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KRZI (1580 AM; 10 kW; WACO, TX; Owner: VAN D. GOODALL, JR.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • KRZX (1660 AM; 10 kW; WACO, TX; Owner: VAN D. GOODALL, JR.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Tehuacana:

  • KYCX-FM (104.9 FM; MEXIA, TX; Owner: MJ COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KDOS (107.9 FM; ROBINSON, TX; Owner: KICI-FM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WACO-FM (99.9 FM; WACO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWTX-FM (97.5 FM; WACO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRVF (106.9 FM; KERENS, TX; Owner: FIRST BROADCASTING INVESTMENT PARTNERS, LLC)
  • KNES (99.1 FM; FAIRFIELD, TX; Owner: J & J COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Tehuacana:

  • KCEN-TV (Channel 6; TEMPLE, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 6, INC.)
  • KNAV-LP (Channel 30; CORSICANA, TX; Owner: NAVARRO COLLEGE)
  • KXXV (Channel 25; WACO, TX; Owner: CENTEX TELEVISION LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWKT (Channel 44; WACO, TX; Owner: COMCORP OF TEXAS LICENSE CORP.)
  • KWTX-TV (Channel 10; WACO, TX; Owner: KWTX-KBTX LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KWBU-TV (Channel 34; WACO, TX; Owner: BRAZOS VALLEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • KSEX-LP (Channel 57; DALLAS, TX; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)

Tehuacana fatal accident list:

Mar 11, 1985 09:19 PM, 2nd, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1



FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Tehuacana Fire Dept, Int. Of College St & Railroad St. (Lat: 31.742222 Lon: -96.545639), Type: Tower, Structure height: 36.6 m, Overall height: 42.4 m, Call Sign: WQGC490
    Assigned Frequencies: 957.150 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/07/2006, Expiration Date: 12/07/2016, Certifier: Dennis Wilson
    Registrant: Huffman Communications, 2829 W. 7th Ave, Corsicana, TX 75151-1753, Phone: (903) 872-8306, Fax: (903) 872-6032, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: W5ZMI, Licensee ID: L00281298
    Grant Date: 09/02/2000, Expiration Date: 06/26/2010, Cancellation Date: 06/27/2012
    Registrant: Robert E Ray Jr, Tehuacana, TX 76686
  • Call Sign: KE5EMD, Licensee ID: L01003088
    Grant Date: 04/12/2005, Expiration Date: 04/12/2015, Certifier: David J Rogers
    Registrant: David J Rogers, Tehuacana, TX 76686


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 1


Most common first names in Tehuacana, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William765.0 years
James671.5 years
Mary582.6 years
Harold348.3 years
Ruby377.7 years
Edna288.0 years
Jace280.5 years
Alice262.5 years
Henry284.0 years
Cecil269.5 years
Most common last names in Tehuacana, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Bounds680.0 years
Willis576.8 years
Thornton569.6 years
Lewis475.2 years
Duke481.0 years
Mcdade452.3 years
Swint485.0 years
Milburn373.0 years
Cameron376.7 years
Hall373.0 years
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