Tehuacana, Texas

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Population in 2014: 284 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -7.5%
 
Males: 135  (47.7%)
Females: 149  (52.3%)
Median resident age:  45.6 years
Texas median age:  34.0 years

Zip codes: 76686.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $36,824 (it was $35,469 in 2000)
Tehuacana:

$36,824
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $23,573 (it was $18,965 in 2000)

Tehuacana town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $65,949 (it was $55,000 in 2000)
Tehuacana:

$65,949
TX:

$132,000

Median gross rent in 2013: $793.

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  • Races in Tehuacana, TX (2010)

    Tehuacana races chart
    • 24385.9%White alone
    • 248.5%Black alone
    • 155.3%Hispanic
    • 10.4%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Tehuacana: 80.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (17.7%), English (12.1%), German (11.7%), Dutch (6.9%), French (6.5%), United States (4.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 1.61 square miles.

Population density: 176 people per square mile   (very low).

Tehuacana,TX real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Tehuacana:

  • High school or higher: 84.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.9%
  • Unemployed: 2.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tehuacana town:

  • Never married: 38.7%
  • Now married: 32.4%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 9.3%
  • Divorced: 19.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $825 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $544 (0.8%)

Tehuacana satellite photo by USGS

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

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

4.8%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -14 (-4.4%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (29%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Utilities (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Information (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (36%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Information (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (22%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (12%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Legal occupations (6%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Tehuacana, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Tehuacana-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 78% 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 slightly below Texas state average. It is 81% 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 262.1 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 201.9 miles away from Tehuacana 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 416.8 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) earthquake occurred 223.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1995 at 15:51:39, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 218.3 miles away from Tehuacana center
On 4/28/1998 at 14:13:01, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 236.4 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 Limestone County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 6

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

Birthplace of: Benjamin Franklin Yoakum - Railroad executive, Lee Wilder Thomas - Oil industrialist.

Hospitals and 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)
  • THE MANOR HEALTHCARE RESIDENCE LTD (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; MEXIA, TX)
  • MEXIA NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; MEXIA, TX)
  • COMMERCE HOUSE (Hospital, about 6 miles away; MEXIA, TX)
  • PARKVIEW REGIONAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 6 miles away; MEXIA, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tehuacana:

  • Navarro College (about 24 miles; Corsicana, TX; Full-time enrollment: 7,711)
  • Texas State Technical College-Waco (about 33 miles; Waco, TX; FT enrollment: 4,210)
  • Baylor University (about 37 miles; Waco, TX; FT enrollment: 14,800)
  • Hill College (about 37 miles; Hillsboro, TX; FT enrollment: 2,968)
  • McLennan Community College (about 39 miles; Waco, TX; FT enrollment: 6,673)
  • Trinity Valley Community College (about 52 miles; Athens, TX; FT enrollment: 5,333)
  • Cedar Valley College (about 63 miles; Lancaster, TX; FT enrollment: 3,603)

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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
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 27.8%
(10.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 87.3% for Black 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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.3
Texas average:

14.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant8,83052
Mainline Protestant2,31413
Black Protestant1,0987
Catholic8651
Other2542
None10,023-
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
Limestone County:

2.69 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

9.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.3%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Limestone County:

28.3%
Texas:

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

13.5%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Tehuacana:

60.5%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Tehuacana:

65.5%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

27.3
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Tehuacana:

20.0%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.2%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.2
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Tehuacana:

33.9%
State:

33.0%

General health condition:
Tehuacana:

66.1%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Tehuacana:

84.8%
State:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Tehuacana, 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 1$798
Water Supply 1$2,250$27,0000$0
Totals for Government 1$2,250$27,0001$798

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $6,000 ($21.13)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $61,000 ($214.79)
    Financial Administration: $12,000 ($42.25)
    Solid Waste Management: $8,000 ($28.17)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $7,000 ($24.65)

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

  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($10.56)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $75,000 ($264.08)
  • Tax - Property: $16,000 ($56.34)
    Public Utilities: $8,000 ($28.17)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $103,000 ($362.68)

7.66% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,643 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.66%
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 Freestone County, TX  1.44% ($41,190 average AGI)
from McLennan County, TX  1.17% ($32,624)
from Dallas County, TX  0.37% ($25,481)


7.33% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,401 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.33%
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 McLennan County, TX  1.16% ($28,774 average AGI)
to Freestone County, TX  0.94% ($34,265)
to Dallas County, TX  0.37% ($37,148)

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 persons involved: 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 MHzGrant Date: 12/07/2006, Expiration Date: 12/07/2016, Certifier: Dennis WilsonRegistrant: Huffman Communications, 2829 W. 7th Ave, Corsicana, TX 75151-1753, Phone: (903) 872-8306, Fax: (903) 872-6032, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • 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

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (49%)
  • Electricity (44%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)

Tehuacana compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed 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 significantly below state average.
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