Tilden, Texas

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Population in July 2007: 873.
Males: 439  (50.3%)
Females: 434  (49.7%)
Median resident age:  43.1 years
Texas median age:  32.3 years

Zip code: 78072

Estimated median household income in 2013: $39,351 (it was $32,500 in 2000)
Tilden:

$39,351
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $27,699 (it was $22,258 in 2000)

Tilden CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $64,720 (it was $47,400 in 2000)
Tilden:

$64,720
TX:

$132,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $178,742; Detached houses: $203,189; Mobile homes: $109,919
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  • Races in Tilden, TX (2000)

    Tilden races chart
    • 55665.3%White alone
    • 28233.1%Hispanic
    • 101.2%Black alone
    • 20.2%American Indian alone
    • 10.1%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Tilden: 81.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 255 feet

Land area: 1113.0 square miles.

Population density: 0.8 people per square mile   (very low).

Tilden, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Tilden:

  • High school or higher: 74.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Unemployed: 1.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tilden CCD:

  • Never married: 16.0%
  • Now married: 67.0%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 10.0%
  • Divorced: 6.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Tilden CCD:  0.7% ($338)
Texas:  1.8% ($1,393)
Tilden satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: San Antonio, TX (75.8 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: Fowlerton, TX (4.3 miles) , Three Rivers, TX (4.8 miles ), George West, TX (5.1 miles ), Los Angeles, TX (5.4 miles) , Christine, TX (5.5 miles ), Campbellton, TX (5.7 miles ), Freer, TX (5.8 miles ), Charlotte, TX (6.0 miles ).

Latitude: 28.36 N, Longitude: 98.54 W

Area code: 361

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

1.6%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (29%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Petroleum and coal products (6%)
  • Utilities (6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Educational services (26%)
  • Food and beverage stores (13%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • U. S. Postal service (4%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (16%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (8%)
  • Plant and system operators (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Other construction workers and helpers (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Cashiers (13%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (11%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Legal support workers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4%)

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

Average climate in Tilden, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Tilden-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 39% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/15/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 36.7 miles away from the Tilden place center killed 5 people and injured 12 people.

On 5/29/1967, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 22.0 miles away from the place center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Tilden-area historical earthquake activity is below Texas state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 40.3 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 320.1 miles away from Tilden 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 49.5 miles away from the city center
On 3/24/1997 at 22:31:34, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 53.2 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 349.4 miles away from Tilden center
On 7/20/1991 at 23:38:19, a magnitude 3.6 (3.4 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 48.6 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 McMullen County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Fires: 2, Flood: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

airports located in Tilden:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tilden:

  • Coastal Bend College (about 48 miles; Beeville, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,880)
  • Palo Alto College (about 67 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 5,055)
  • Texas A & M University-Kingsville (about 71 miles; Kingsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,295)
  • St Philip's College (about 74 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 5,970)
  • Our Lady of the Lake University (about 74 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 2,133)
  • San Antonio College (about 76 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 15,182)
  • Trinity University (about 77 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 2,467)

Public high school in Tilden:

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Notable location: McMullen County Emergency Medical Services (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Average household size:
This place:  2.3 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  67.4%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.5%
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: 0.3% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

20.7%
Whole state:

15.4%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

7.1%
Whole state:

6.7%

Banks with branches in Tilden (2011 data):

  • The Stillwater National Bank and Trust Company: Mcmullen Bank Branch at Main And Elm Streets, branch established on 1977/01/05. Info updated 2006/10/04: Bank assets: $2,039.2 mil, Deposits: $1,673.8 mil, headquarters in Stillwater, OK, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 16 total offices, Holding Company: Southwest Bancorp, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

15.6
Texas average:

15.6

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Tilden CCD (based on McMullen County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic2191
Evangelical Protestant2141
None274-
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: 1
McMullen County:

11.47 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
McMullen County:

22.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1
Here:

11.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.3%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
McMullen County:

27.8%
Texas:

26.6%

8.71% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,800 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.71%
Texas average:

7.14%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

8.07% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,130 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.07%
Texas average:

6.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Strongest AM radio stations in Tilden:

  • 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.)
  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KVOZ (890 AM; 12 kW; DEL MAR HILLS, TX; Owner: CONSOLIDATED RADIO, INC.)
  • KENS (1160 AM; 25 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: KENS-TV, INC.)
  • KSAH (720 AM; 10 kW; UNIVERSAL CITY, TX; Owner: KSAH LICENSING, INC.)
  • KGBT (1530 AM; 50 kW; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KFNI (1380 AM; 4 kW; PLEASANTON, TX; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDRY (1100 AM; 11 kW; ALAMO HEIGHTS, TX; Owner: KDRY RADIO, INC.)
  • KSLR (630 AM; 5 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF TEXAS, INC.)
  • KTSA (550 AM; 5 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF SAN ANTONIO)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Tilden:

  • KMFR (104.1 FM; PEARSALL, TX; Owner: RADIO TUNA, LTD.)
  • KRXB (107.1 FM; BEEVILLE, TX; Owner: SHAFFER COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC.)

Tilden fatal accident list:

Jan 17, 1986 01:24 AM, 16, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Mar 12, 1982 02:42 AM, 16, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 20m66ftTotal length
  • 7,300Total average daily traffic
  • 1,241Total average daily truck traffic
  • 11,390Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

38 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Tilden)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Tilden, TX)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KB5WDI, Grant Date: 12/01/1992, Expiration Date: 12/01/2002, Cancellation Date: 12/02/2004, Registrant: Jill A Lively, Tilden, TX 78072


FAA Registered Aircraft:

10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Tilden)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (65%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (31%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Utility gas (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Tilden compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black 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.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 2 pilots and no other airmen in this city.
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