Van, Texas

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Population in 2019: 2,741 (91% urban, 9% rural).
Population change since 2000: +16.0%
 
Males: 1,326  (48.4%)
Females: 1,415  (51.6%)
Median resident age:

33.1 years
Texas median age:

35.1 years

Zip codes: 75790.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $54,869 (it was $32,177 in 2000)
Van:

$54,869
TX:

$64,034

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $25,490 (it was $16,495 in 2000)

Van city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $133,832 (it was $67,400 in 2000)
Van:

$133,832
TX:

$200,400

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $330,042; detached houses: $356,280; townhouses or other attached units: $145,136; mobile homes: $74,949

Median gross rent in 2019: $798.

March 2019 cost of living index in Van: 78.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 18.4%
(17.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.5% for Black residents, 26.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 34.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Van, TX (2010)
    • 2,28186.7%White alone
    • 27210.3%Hispanic
    • 331.3%Black alone
    • 170.6%American Indian alone
    • 170.6%Two or more races
    • 120.5%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 14 registered sex offenders living in Van, Texas as of March 09, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Van is 197 to 1.


Crime rates in Van by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(37.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(38.0)
1
(38.6)
2
(76.8)
1
(39.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(112.3)
1
(37.1)
2
(72.9)
4
(145.9)
5
(184.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(75.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(38.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(37.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(36.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
3
(114.0)
6
(231.5)
20
(768.3)
3
(119.1)
2
(74.4)
2
(75.6)
12
(452.3)
3
(112.3)
1
(37.1)
3
(109.3)
1
(36.5)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
24
(906.7)
10
(379.9)
14
(540.1)
20
(768.3)
17
(675.1)
15
(558.2)
15
(567.3)
22
(829.2)
18
(673.7)
11
(408.2)
7
(255.0)
8
(291.8)
11
(405.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
44
(1,662)
16
(607.9)
37
(1,427)
31
(1,191)
26
(1,033)
29
(1,079)
27
(1,021)
67
(2,525)
40
(1,497)
31
(1,150)
31
(1,129)
36
(1,313)
29
(1,069)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
4
(151.1)
2
(76.0)
4
(154.3)
2
(76.8)
2
(79.4)
2
(74.4)
0
(0.0)
5
(188.5)
4
(149.7)
6
(222.6)
7
(255.0)
4
(145.9)
1
(36.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(37.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(38.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index164.7110.2196.0322.7150.5114.3171.3264.6231.3129.5174.5208.6221.5

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Van, TX

Crime rate in Van detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 9 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.32
Texas average:

1.79
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Ancestries: American (41.4%), English (4.2%), Irish (3.3%), European (3.1%), Scottish (2.9%), German (2.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 515 feet

Land area: 2.99 square miles.

Population density: 916 people per square mile   (low).

Van, Texas map

131 residents are foreign born (3.7% Latin America, 0.5% Europe, 0.5% North America).

This city:

4.8%
Texas:

17.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,887 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,883 (1.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tyler, TX (23.7 miles , pop. 83,650).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Garland, TX (63.8 miles , pop. 215,768).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (69.6 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Ben Wheeler-Edom, TX (3.1 miles ),
Edom, TX (3.2 miles ),
Hideaway, TX (3.3 miles ),
Grand Saline, TX (3.4 miles ),
Callender Lake, TX (3.4 miles ),
Mineola, TX (3.6 miles ),
Redland, TX (3.6 miles ),
Lindale, TX (3.7 miles )

Latitude: 32.53 N, Longitude: 95.64 W

Area code: 903

Distribution of median household income in Van, TX in 2019
Distribution of house value in Van, TX in 2019
Van satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $76,800
  • 1998: 9 buildings, average cost: $78,900
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $82,600
  • 2000: 9 buildings, average cost: $65,000
  • 2001: 10 buildings, average cost: $117,400
  • 2002: 12 buildings, average cost: $87,900
  • 2003: 7 buildings, average cost: $84,300
  • 2004: 8 buildings, average cost: $84,300
  • 2005: 7 buildings, average cost: $163,300
  • 2006: 17 buildings, average cost: $93,800
  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $129,400
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $107,300
  • 2011: 8 buildings, average cost: $300,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 2015: 4 buildings, average cost: $79,300
  • 2016: 5 buildings, average cost: $192,800
  • 2017: 4 buildings, average cost: $108,800
  • 2018: 7 buildings, average cost: $131,100
  • 2019: 2 buildings, average cost: $217,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Van, TX residents
Average permit cost in Van, TX
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.7%
Texas:

8.0%
Population change in the 1990s: +492 (+26.3%).
Most common industries in Van, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (12.4%)
  • Health care (10.8%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (7.3%)
  • Construction (6.7%)
  • Truck transportation (4.0%)
  • Public administration (3.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (10.5%)
  • Truck transportation (7.4%)
  • Health care (7.2%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (6.8%)
  • Educational services (5.6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (5.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (20.1%)
  • Health care (15.0%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (7.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.6%)
  • Social assistance (5.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Van, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.5%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (2.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (10.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Cashiers (4.0%)
  • Child care workers (3.8%)

Average climate in Van, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Van, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 57.7. This is better than average.

City:

57.7
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.62. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.62
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 29.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.8
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Van-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 110% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/24/1962, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.7 miles away from the Van city center injured 8 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 11/4/1959, a category F3 tornado 14.6 miles away from the city center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Van-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 413% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 217.7 miles away from Van center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 279.6 miles away from Van center
On 5/17/2012 at 08:12:00, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 85.0 miles away from the city center
On 9/2/2013 at 23:51:15, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MW, Depth: 2.9 mi) earthquake occurred 82.6 miles away from Van center
On 9/2/2013 at 21:52:38, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 75.6 miles away from Van center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 300.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Van Zandt County (14) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Fires: 3, Winds: 2, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Van topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Van:

  • COUNTRY INN CARE CENTER (615 E MAIN)
  • COUNTRY INN HEALTHCARE CENTER (1085 E MAIN ST)
  • VAN HEALTHCARE, LLC (169 S OAK ST)
  • VILLA SIESTA NURSING CENTER (201 S OAK BOX 1030)

Airports located in Van:

See details about airports located in Van, TX

Amtrak station near Van:

  • 13 miles: MINEOLA (115 E. FRONT ST.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Van:

  • Tyler Junior College (about 25 miles; Tyler, TX; Full-time enrollment: 8,104)
  • Trinity Valley Community College (about 27 miles; Athens, TX; FT enrollment: 5,333)
  • The University of Texas at Tyler (about 27 miles; Tyler, TX; FT enrollment: 5,774)
  • Kilgore College (about 46 miles; Kilgore, TX; FT enrollment: 3,127)
  • Texas A & M University-Commerce (about 53 miles; Commerce, TX; FT enrollment: 8,890)
  • LeTourneau University (about 54 miles; Longview, TX; FT enrollment: 2,357)
  • Navarro College (about 60 miles; Corsicana, TX; FT enrollment: 7,711)

Public high schools in Van:

  • VAN H S (Students: 350, Location: 985 N MAPLE, Grades: 9-12)
  • VAN J H (Location: 630 S OAK ST, Grades: 7-9)

Public elementary/middle schools in Van:

  • VAN MIDDLE (Students: 527, Location: 14300 STATE HWY 110, Grades: 4-6)
  • RHODES EL (Location: 250 PECAN ST, Grades: PK-1)
  • VAN INT (Location: 349 E TEXAS ST, Grades: 2-3)
See full list of schools located in Van

Library in Van:

  • VAN COMMUNITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,524; Location: 310 CHESTNUT DR; 9,818 books; 90 audio materials; 370 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 1 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • There is another hospital in Tyler, TX, Trinity Mother Frances Health System. For more information, see their web site at www.tmfhs.org. - Thanks

Points of interest:

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

Reservoir: Tunnell Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Court: Van City - Municipal Court (189 South Maple Avenue).

Birthplace of: Brandon Roberts - College basketball player (Louisiana Monroe Indians), Todd Fowler - Football player.

Van Zandt County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Van and their reported violations in the past:

CARROLL WSC WELL 4 (Population served: 621, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
CARROLL WSC WELL 3 (Population served: 519, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.7 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

73.2%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

2.8%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
48 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Van (2011 data):

  • Austin Bank, Texas National Association: Van Branch at 205 South Elm, branch established on 1944/01/01. Info updated 2010/10/14: Bank assets: $1,328.1 mil, Deposits: $1,154.0 mil, headquarters in Jacksonville, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 31 total offices, Holding Company: Jane Austin Chapman Limited Partnership, L.P.
  • Texas Bank and Trust Company: Van Branch at 660 West Main Street, branch established on 1949/02/25. Info updated 2011/11/15: Bank assets: $1,431.3 mil, Deposits: $1,244.3 mil, headquarters in Longview, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Overton Financial Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Van:

Marital status in Van, TX
  • Never married: 26.3%
  • Now married: 50.3%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 13.3%

For population 25 years and over in Van:

  • High school or higher: 84.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.0
Texas average:

13.8

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Van
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Van, TX (based on Van Zandt County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant18,79185
Mainline Protestant3,23115
Catholic1,9453
Black Protestant7155
Other5782
None27,319-
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:

1.16 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Van Zandt County:

1.16 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 32
This county:

6.18 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 29
Van Zandt County:

5.60 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

8.9%
State:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Van Zandt County:

25.5%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Van Zandt County:

14.9%
Texas:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

48.8%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

45.1%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.8
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Van:

22.3%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Van:

10.5%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

34.5%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
Van:

54.7%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Van:

76.9%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Van, TX Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 9$10,232$13,6431$790
Police Protection - Officers 9$26,823$35,7640$0
Sewerage 7$17,808$30,5280$0
Judicial and Legal 1$6,764$81,1681$1,435
Local Libraries 0$0 2$849
Totals for Government 26$61,627$28,4434$3,075

Van government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $743,000 ($271.07)
    Water Utilities: $389,000 ($141.92)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $142,000 ($51.81)
    Libraries: $27,000 ($9.85)
    Financial Administration: $26,000 ($9.49)
    General Public Buildings: $5,000 ($1.82)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $902,000 ($329.08)

Van government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $356,000 ($129.88)
    Solid Waste Management: $237,000 ($86.46)
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $1,000,000 ($364.83)
    Fines and Forfeits: $120,000 ($43.78)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($1.09)
    Rents: $2,000 ($0.73)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $633,000 ($230.94)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $756,000 ($275.81)
    Property: $658,000 ($240.06)

Van government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,500,000 ($912.08)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,000,000 ($1459.32)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $150,000 ($54.72)

8.63% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($45,613 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.63%
Texas average:

7.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Dallas County, TX  1.27% ($48,926 average AGI)
from Kaufman County, TX  1.07% ($48,598)
from Smith County, TX  0.96% ($38,240)


6.97% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($40,618 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.97%
Texas average:

7.26%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Smith County, TX  1.09% ($41,155 average AGI)
to Kaufman County, TX  0.79% ($43,454)
to Dallas County, TX  0.66% ($35,197)
Businesses in Van, TX
NameCountNameCount
Carl\s Jr.1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Decora Cabinetry1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS1

Strongest AM radio stations in Van:

  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KVCI (1510 AM; daytime; 3 kW; CANTON, TX; Owner: CANTON BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KTBB (600 AM; 5 kW; TYLER, TX; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KOFY (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GILMER, TX; Owner: JERRY RUSSELL D/B/A THE RUSSELL COMPANY)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KZEY (690 AM; 1 kW; TYLER, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Van:

  • KKUS (104.1 FM; TYLER, TX; Owner: WALLER MEDIA, LLC)
  • KDOK (92.1 FM; TYLER, TX; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLTY (94.9 FM; ARLINGTON, TX; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA OF TEXAS, LLC)
  • KVNE (89.5 FM; TYLER, TX; Owner: EDUC. RADIO FOUND. OF E. TEXAS, INC.)
  • KOOI (106.5 FM; JACKSONVILLE, TX; Owner: WALLER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBJS (90.3 FM; JACKSONVILLE, TX; Owner: EAST TEXAS MEDIA ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • KTYL-FM (93.1 FM; TYLER, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGLY (91.3 FM; TYLER, TX; Owner: EDUC. RADIO FOUND. OF E. TEXAS, INC.)
  • KMOO-FM (96.7 FM; MINEOLA, TX; Owner: HIGHTOWER RADIO, INC.)
  • KYKX (105.7 FM; LONGVIEW, TX; Owner: WALLER MEDIA, LLC)
  • KNUE (101.5 FM; TYLER, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KPXI (100.7 FM; OVERTON, TX; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA OF TEXAS, LLC)
  • K259AQ (99.7 FM; TYLER, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KISX (107.3 FM; WHITEHOUSE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBLZ (102.7 FM; WINONA, TX; Owner: S.O. 2,000, LC)

TV broadcast stations around Van:

  • KLTV (Channel 7; TYLER, TX; Owner: CIVCO, INC.)
  • KETK-TV (Channel 56; JACKSONVILLE, TX; Owner: KETK LICENSEE L.P.)
  • KLSB-TV (Channel 19; NACOGDOCHES, TX; Owner: KLSB ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • KFXK (Channel 51; LONGVIEW, TX; Owner: WARWICK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KTAQ (Channel 47; GREENVILLE, TX; Owner: MIKE SIMONS)
  • KTPN-LP (Channel 48; TYLER, TX; Owner: WARWICK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K20DL (Channel 20; TYLER, TX; Owner: PROGRESSIVE CABLE COMMUNICATIONS)
Van fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019

Van fatal accident list:

Jan 19, 2015 09:12 PM, I-20, Lat: 32.511767, Lon: -95.673108, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Apr 7, 2011 03:05 PM, Fm 314, Kansas St, Lat: 32.521542, Lon: -95.643142, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Sep 4, 2005 10:00 PM, I-20, Lat: 32.507140, Lon: -95.646590, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Mar 2, 2003 03:20 PM, Oklahoma, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Jun 3, 1990 00:02 AM, 198, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jul 29, 1989 09:35 PM, 110, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 3, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 38Number of bridges
  • 253ft / 76.7mTotal length
  • $912,000Total costs
  • 396,760Total average daily traffic
  • 112,538Total average daily truck traffic
  • 391,530Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic
New bridges in Van, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 271960-1969
  • 41990-1999
  • 42000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Van, TX

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 43. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 139 took place in 2008, and the least - 0 in 2004. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Van, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (67.3%), and Structure Fires (21.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Van, TX
    • 49467.3%Outside Fires
    • 15721.4%Structure Fires
    • 729.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 111.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Van, TX
Most common first names in Van, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James4073.9 years
William3176.3 years
John2778.1 years
Mary2580.7 years
Robert1678.9 years
George1579.3 years
Charles1161.1 years
Ruby1182.1 years
Thomas1072.8 years
Gladys1083.4 years
Most common last names in Van, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3077.9 years
Tunnell2880.3 years
Taylor1870.3 years
Brown1678.8 years
Howell1682.1 years
Davis1481.8 years
Allen1374.7 years
Crim1277.6 years
Thompson1282.6 years
Stewart1175.9 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Van, TX
  • 61.7%Electricity
  • 34.9%Utility gas
  • 2.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Van, TX
  • 61.2%Electricity
  • 37.2%Utility gas
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Van compared to Texas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.

Van on our top lists:

  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Jordan (population 500+)"
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