Utopia, Texas

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Population in 2010: 227.
Population change since 2000: -5.8%
Males: 155  (68.4%)
Females: 72  (31.6%)
Median resident age:

33.0 years
Texas median age:

35.6 years

Zip codes: 78884.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $106,512 (it was $28,281 in 2000)
Utopia:

$106,512
TX:

$72,284

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $43,035 (it was $18,608 in 2000)

Utopia CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $188,036 (it was $57,500 in 2000)
Utopia:

$188,036
TX:

$275,400

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $159,959; detached houses: $201,116; mobile homes: $119,912

Median gross rent in 2022: $710.

March 2022 cost of living index in Utopia: 78.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 0.0%

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  • Races in Utopia, TX (2022)
    • 18579.1%White alone
    • 2611.1%Hispanic
    • 208.5%Two or more races

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



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Utopia, Texas as of April 16, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Utopia is 63 to 1.


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Ancestries: English (38.2%), German (27.3%), Czech (8.2%), Irish (5.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1352 feet

Land area: 2.95 square miles.

Population density: 77 people per square mile   (very low).

Utopia, Texas map

16 residents are foreign born (4.6% Latin America, 2.1% Europe).

This place:

6.6%
Texas:

13.9%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Utopia CDP:

0.6% ($344)
Texas:

1.8% ($1,393)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: San Antonio, TX (62.1 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities:

Leakey, TX (4.0 miles ),
Sabinal, TX (4.6 miles ),
Knippa, TX (4.8 miles ),
D'Hanis, TX (5.3 miles ),
Bandera, TX (5.3 miles ),
Camp Wood, TX (5.4 miles ),
Hondo, TX (5.4 miles ),
Uvalde, TX (5.7 miles )

Latitude: 29.62 N, Longitude: 99.53 W

Area code: 830

Distribution of median household income in Utopia, TX in 2022
Distribution of house value in Utopia, TX in 2022

Utopia satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

3.6%
Texas:

3.5%
Most common industries in Utopia, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (18.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (9.7%)
  • Public administration (8.3%)
  • Construction (6.9%)
  • Personal & laundry services (6.2%)
  • Food (4.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (16.5%)
  • Public administration (14.1%)
  • Construction (11.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.6%)
  • Educational services (9.4%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (7.1%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (5.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (30.5%)
  • Personal & laundry services (15.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.2%)
  • Food (6.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.8%)
  • Health care (6.8%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.1%)
Most common occupations in Utopia, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (9.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.2%)
  • Food processing workers (6.2%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Media and communications workers (5.6%)
  • Social scientists and related workers (4.2%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (10.6%)
  • Media and communications workers (9.4%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.1%)
  • Religious workers (7.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.9%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (15.3%)
  • Personal appearance workers (10.2%)
  • Librarians, curators, and archivists (8.5%)
  • Social scientists and related workers (6.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.8%)
  • Registered nurses (6.8%)
  • Food processing workers (6.8%)

Average climate in Utopia, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Utopia-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 50% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/16/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 39.9 miles away from the Utopia place center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/28/1953, a category F4 tornado 49.8 miles away from the place center killed 2 people and injured 15 people.

Earthquake activity:

Utopia-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 21% 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 234.7 miles away from Utopia center
On 10/20/2011 at 12:24:41, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 101.7 miles away from Utopia center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 247.2 miles away from Utopia 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 101.4 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 283.3 miles away from the city center
On 5/1/2018 at 16:28:56, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 103.0 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 Uvalde County (13) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Fires: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Utopia topographic map

Airports located in Utopia:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Utopia:

  • Southwest Texas Junior College (about 31 miles; Uvalde, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,569)
  • Northwest Vista College (about 51 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 9,683)
  • The University of Texas at San Antonio (about 55 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 25,503)
  • Our Lady of the Lake University (about 61 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 2,133)
  • Palo Alto College (about 63 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 5,055)
  • San Antonio College (about 64 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 15,182)
  • Trinity University (about 64 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 2,467)

Public high school in Utopia:

  • UTOPIA SCHOOL (Students: 217, Location: 258 SCHOOL ST, Grades: PK-12)
See full list of schools located in Utopia

Library in Utopia:

  • UTOPIA MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $13,735; Location: 800 MAIN ST; 14,366 books; 523 audio materials; 733 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 12 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Utopia Volunteer Emergency Medical Service (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Utopia Park Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Gordon Maltzberger - Baseball player.

Uvalde County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.2 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

63.7%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

2.9%
Whole state:

6.0%


No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Utopia (2011 data):

  • First State Bank of Uvalde: Utopia Branch at Highway 187 North, branch established on 1991/10/29. Info updated 2009/08/27: Bank assets: $838.8 mil, Deposits: $756.4 mil, headquarters in Uvalde, TX, positive income, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Briscoe Ranch, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Utopia:

Marital status in Utopia, TX
  • Never married: 46.6%
  • Now married: 39.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 14.1%

For population 25 years and over in Utopia:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.9%
  • Unemployed: 1.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.9
Texas average:

14.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Utopia, TX (based on Uvalde County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic11,6733
Evangelical Protestant6,41938
Mainline Protestant2,0019
Other4982
None5,814-
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: 2
This county:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

2.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Uvalde County:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 26
Uvalde County:

9.82 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

9.0%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

26.0%
State:

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

17.5%
Texas:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.7%
State:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

45.6%
Texas:

47.4%

Average BMI:
Utopia:

28.4
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.6%
Texas:

20.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Utopia:

9.8%
Texas:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Utopia:

28.7%
Texas:

33.1%

General health condition:
This city:

50.7%
Texas:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

83.6%
Texas:

80.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Utopia, TX Residents

Businesses in Utopia, TX

  • FedEx: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Utopia:

  • 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.)
  • KENS (1160 AM; 25 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: KENS-TV, INC.)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KDRY (1100 AM; 11 kW; ALAMO HEIGHTS, TX; Owner: KDRY RADIO, INC.)
  • KSAH (720 AM; 10 kW; UNIVERSAL CITY, TX; Owner: KSAH LICENSING, INC.)
  • KTSA (550 AM; 5 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF SAN ANTONIO)
  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • KSLR (630 AM; 5 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF TEXAS, INC.)
  • KCOR (1350 AM; 5 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX)
  • KONO (860 AM; 5 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KLUP (930 AM; 5 kW; TERRELL HILLS, TX; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KVOZ (890 AM; 12 kW; DEL MAR HILLS, TX; Owner: CONSOLIDATED RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Utopia:

  • KBNU (93.9 FM; UVALDE, TX; Owner: RADIO CACTUS, LTD.)
  • KBLT (104.3 FM; LEAKEY, TX; Owner: RADIO CACTUS, LTD.)
  • KCYY (100.3 FM; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KXXM (96.1 FM; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KONO-FM (101.1 FM; HELOTES, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Utopia:

  • KRRT (Channel 35; KERRVILLE, TX; Owner: SAN ANTONIO (KRRT-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • KPXL (Channel 26; UVALDE, TX; Owner: PAXSON SAN ANTONIO LICENSE, INC.)
  • K43GC (Channel 43; LEAKEY, TX; Owner: UNIVERSAL CABLE HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • K45FL (Channel 45; LEAKEY, TX; Owner: UNIVERSAL CABLE HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • K47GF (Channel 47; LEAKEY, TX; Owner: UNIVERSAL CABLE HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 52ft / 16.4mTotal length
  • 4,118Total average daily traffic
  • 387Total average daily truck traffic
  • 4,160Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Utopia)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Hwy 1050 6.8 Km W 700 N (Lat: 29.599389 Lon: -99.596722), Type: Bant, Structure height: 15 m, Overall height: 21 m, Call Sign: WPVV641,
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.850 MHz, Grant Date: 09/13/2002, Expiration Date: 03/13/2003, Cancellation Date: 06/15/2003, Certifier: Terry Crawford, Registrant: Rf Licensing Service, 12421 N 39th Dr, Phoenix, AZ 85029, Phone: (602) 942-3045, Email:

  • Lat: 29.616667 Lon: -99.527306, Call Sign: WQGN948,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.370 MHz, 158.925 MHz, Grant Date: 03/13/2007, Expiration Date: 03/13/2017, Cancellation Date: 05/13/2017, Certifier: Jordan Rutherford, Registrant: Tim Ahrens, 9050 Briarclift Rd, Utopia, TX 78884, Phone: (830) 966-4678, Fax: (800) 841-0516, Email:

  • Ranch Sabino Grande Airport (Lat: 29.548417 Lon: -99.513111), Type: Bant, Structure height: 5.5 m, Overall height: 5.7 m, Call Sign: WQZU497,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.112 MHz, Grant Date: 08/07/2017, Expiration Date: 08/07/2027, Certifier: Bob Cardin, Registrant: All Weather Inc, 1165 National Dr., Sacramento, CA 95834, Phone: (916) 928-6748, Email:


FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • UTOPIA B, 7 Mi West Of (Lat: 29.599389 Lon: -99.599472), Overall height: 38.1 m, Call Sign: WLL485,
    Assigned Frequencies: 2174.80 MHz, Grant Date: 01/23/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 05/27/2009, Phone: (830) 683-2111


FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Rancho Sabino Grande Airport - 4.6 Miles South On Hwy 187 (Lat: 29.550556 Lon: -99.516944), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 9 m, Call Sign: WRFY548,
    Assigned Frequencies: 121.125 MHz, Grant Date: 05/29/2020, Expiration Date: 05/29/2030, Certifier: James C Martin, Registrant: Lewis Aeronautical, 1101 Paul Wilkins St., San Antonio, TX 78216, Phone: (210) 384-5175, Email:


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Utopia)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

12 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Utopia)

2006 - 2017 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2006 - 2017 the average number of fire incidents per year is 8. The highest number of fire incidents - 35 took place in 2008, and the least - 0 in 2015. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Utopia, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (83.2%), and Structure Fires (10.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Utopia, TX
    • 8483.2%Outside Fires
    • 1110.9%Structure Fires
    • 55.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 11.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Utopia, TX
Most common first names in Utopia, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1579.7 years
James1182.1 years
Mary885.4 years
Henry686.0 years
Robert575.0 years
Jesse579.8 years
Mattie488.3 years
William484.3 years
Ada385.6 years
Edna388.7 years
Most common last names in Utopia, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Thompson980.8 years
Gazaway883.6 years
Haby886.0 years
Matthews781.8 years
Davenport784.4 years
Tampke779.1 years
Reavis687.6 years
Moore671.4 years
Chaney585.6 years
Boyce579.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Utopia, TX
  • 64.0%Electricity
  • 36.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Utopia, TX
  • 81.5%Electricity
  • 18.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Utopia compared to Texas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 9 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • William C. Parks (2)
  • Timothy Scott Saunders (1)
  • E. Dewayne Robbins (1)

Total of 4 patent applications in 2008-2024.