Vanderbilt, Texas

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Population in 2010: 395.
Population change since 2000: -3.9%
Males: 241  (61.0%)
Females: 154  (39.0%)
Median resident age:

17.0 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 77991.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $49,120 (it was $33,125 in 2000)
Vanderbilt:

$49,120
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $20,118 (it was $13,367 in 2000)

Vanderbilt CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $113,546 (it was $51,300 in 2000)
Vanderbilt:

$113,546
TX:

$172,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $82,783; detached houses: $98,066; mobile homes: $57,319

Median gross rent in 2017: $909.

March 2019 cost of living index in Vanderbilt: 79.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 3.0%
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  • Races in Vanderbilt, TX (2010)
    • 20652.2%White alone
    • 16040.5%Hispanic
    • 256.3%Black alone
    • 30.8%Two or more races
    • 10.3%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Vanderbilt, Texas as of July 05, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Vanderbilt is 194 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (24.8%), Irish (7.3%), American (3.6%), Czech (2.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 42 feet

Land area: 1.89 square miles.

Population density: 209 people per square mile   (very low).

Vanderbilt, Texas map

16 residents are foreign born (2.7% Latin America, 1.2% Europe).

This place:

3.9%
Texas:

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

1.4% ($731)
Texas:

1.8% ($1,393)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Victoria, TX (22.9 miles , pop. 60,603).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Corpus Christi, TX (88.7 miles , pop. 277,454).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (98.8 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Lolita, TX (2.1 miles ),
La Ward, TX (3.0 miles),
Point Comfort, TX (3.3 miles ),
Edna, TX (3.3 miles ),
Inez, TX (3.4 miles ),
Edna-Cordele, TX (3.4 miles ),
Port Lavaca, TX (3.8 miles ),
Placedo, TX (4.0 miles )

Latitude: 28.82 N, Longitude: 96.62 W

Area code: 361

Distribution of median household income in Vanderbilt, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in Vanderbilt, TX in 2017
Vanderbilt satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.1%
Texas:

3.5%
Most common industries in Vanderbilt, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Plastics & rubber products (24.3%)
  • Construction (19.9%)
  • Educational services (8.3%)
  • Health care (6.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.3%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.9%)
  • Machinery (3.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (35.3%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (26.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (9.5%)
  • Educational services (6.9%)
  • Machinery (6.0%)
  • Utilities (6.0%)
  • Truck transportation (5.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Plastics & rubber products (21.1%)
  • Health care (14.4%)
  • Educational services (10.0%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (8.9%)
  • Public administration (7.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.8%)
  • U. S. Postal service (6.7%)
Most common occupations in Vanderbilt, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (18.0%)
  • Construction laborers (10.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.3%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.3%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Construction laborers (18.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (15.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (14.7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (9.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7.8%)
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (6.0%)
  • Other construction workers and helpers (6.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (21.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (14.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (12.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (10.0%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (10.0%)
  • Registered nurses (7.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7.8%)

Average climate in Vanderbilt, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 49.5. This is significantly better than average.

City:

49.5
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 22.2. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.2
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Vanderbilt-area historical tornado activity is below Texas state average. It is 9% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/9/1966, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.7 miles away from the Vanderbilt place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 11/5/1968, a category F3 tornado 12.2 miles away from the place center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Vanderbilt-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 87% 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 91.4 miles away from the city 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 86.2 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 418.5 miles away from Vanderbilt center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 381.2 miles away from Vanderbilt center
On 3/24/1997 at 22:31:34, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 116.3 miles away from the city 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 86.6 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 Jackson County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 8, Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Fires: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Vanderbilt topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Vanderbilt:

  • SOUTHBROOKE MANOR NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTE (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; EDNA, TX)
  • SOUTHBROOKE MANOR INC (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; EDNA, TX)
  • EDNA DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; EDNA, TX)
  • COASTAL HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; PORT LAVACA, TX)
  • PORT LAVACA NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; PORT LAVACA, TX)
  • CALHOUN HOME (Hospital, about 14 miles away; PORT LAVACA, TX)
  • PORT LAVACA DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; PORT LAVACA, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Vanderbilt:

  • University of Houston-Victoria (about 22 miles; Victoria, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,110)
  • Victoria College (about 23 miles; Victoria, TX; FT enrollment: 2,730)
  • Wharton County Junior College (about 48 miles; Wharton, TX; FT enrollment: 5,009)
  • Coastal Bend College (about 75 miles; Beeville, TX; FT enrollment: 2,880)
  • Brazosport College (about 75 miles; Lake Jackson, TX; FT enrollment: 2,573)
  • Del Mar College (about 88 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 5,213)
  • Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi (about 88 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 9,092)

Public high school in Vanderbilt:

Public elementary/middle schools in Vanderbilt:

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Points of interest:

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

Jackson 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:

2.8 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

75.5%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

5.0%
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: 1.4% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Vanderbilt:

Marital status in Vanderbilt, TX
  • Never married: 36.2%
  • Now married: 58.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 5.7%

For population 25 years and over in Vanderbilt:

  • High school or higher: 90.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.5%
  • Unemployed: 6.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.1
Texas average:

14.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Vanderbilt, TX (based on Jackson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,80724
Catholic4,1274
Mainline Protestant1,2147
Other-1
None3,927-
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: 3
Here:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Here:

2.85 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Jackson County:

9.97 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Here:

7.83 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

11.0%
State:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.7%
Texas:

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

17.4%
Texas:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

47.6%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.8%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.7
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.2%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.7%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Vanderbilt:

35.4%
State:

33.0%

General health condition:
Vanderbilt:

53.4%
State:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.6%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Vanderbilt, TX Residents

6.00% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($86,884 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.00%
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 Victoria County, TX  1.51% ($37,928 average AGI)
from Calhoun County, TX  0.80% ($54,136)
from Wharton County, TX  0.60% ($51,788)


7.10% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($45,310 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.10%
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 Victoria County, TX  2.07% ($43,496 average AGI)
to Calhoun County, TX  0.52% ($46,414)
to Harris County, TX  0.47% ($38,423)

Strongest AM radio stations in Vanderbilt:

  • KTMR (1130 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EDNA, TX; Owner: SIGA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KEYH (850 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KSEV (700 AM; 15 kW; TOMBALL, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KRNX (1340 AM; 1 kW; VICTORIA, TX; Owner: VICTORIA RADIO WORKS, LTD.)
  • KREH (900 AM; 5 kW; PECAN GROVE, TX)
  • KENS (1160 AM; 25 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: KENS-TV, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Vanderbilt:

  • KIXS (107.9 FM; VICTORIA, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KIOX-FM (96.9 FM; EL CAMPO, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • WKSQ (94.5 FM; ELLSWORTH, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KZAM (104.7 FM; GANADO, TX; Owner: FORT BEND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KXGJ (101.7 FM; BAY CITY, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KTXN-FM (98.7 FM; VICTORIA, TX; Owner: COSMOPOLITAN ENTERPRISES OF VICTORIA)
  • KITE (93.3 FM; PORT LAVACA, TX; Owner: VICTORIA RADIOWORKS, LTD.)
  • KVIC (95.1 FM; VICTORIA, TX; Owner: VICTORIA RADIO WORKS, LTD.)
  • KLUB (106.9 FM; BLOOMINGTON, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGUL (96.1 FM; EDNA, TX; Owner: LAGRANGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KXBJ (89.3 FM; VICTORIA, TX; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION OF VICTORIA, INC.)
  • KVRT (90.7 FM; VICTORIA, TX; Owner: SOUTH TX PUBLIC B/CSTNG SYSTEM, INC.)
  • KMKS (102.5 FM; BAY CITY, TX; Owner: SANDLIN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KZRC (92.5 FM; MARKHAM, TX; Owner: LBR ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • K211DR (90.1 FM; VICTORIA, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL EVANGELISM)
  • KQVT (92.3 FM; VICTORIA, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Vanderbilt:

  • KVCT (Channel 19; VICTORIA, TX; Owner: SURTSEY PRODUCTIONS, INC.)
  • KAVU-TV (Channel 25; VICTORIA, TX; Owner: SAGA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KUNU-LP (Channel 21; VICTORIA, TX; Owner: SAGA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KVTX-LP (Channel 45; VICTORIA, TX; Owner: SAGA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KXTS-LP (Channel 41; VICTORIA, TX; Owner: SAGA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KBGS-LP (Channel 51; VICTORIA, TX; Owner: CLUB COMMUNICATIONS)
  • KCPV-LP (Channel 57; VICTORIA, TX; Owner: CLUB COMMUNICATIONS)
  • K43DV (Channel 43; VICTORIA, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KVHM-LP (Channel 31; VICTORIA, TX; Owner: HUMBERTO LOPEZ)

Vanderbilt fatal accident list:

Mar 6, 2010 00:41 AM, Fm616, Lat: 28.829186, Lon: -96.608042, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 151ft / 46.1mTotal length
  • 5,560Total average daily traffic
  • 889Total average daily truck traffic
  • 7,790Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Vanderbilt)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Lat: 28.852222 Lon: -96.657750, Call Sign: WPDC676, Licensee ID: L00449771,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.315 MHz, Grant Date: 08/28/2003, Expiration Date: 09/15/2013, Cancellation Date: 11/16/2013, Registrant: Nowlin, Delbert: Nowlin, Warren: Nowlin, Jeremy Dba 3n Farms, 1697 Cr 453, Laward, TX 77970, Phone: (361) 872-2220, Fax: (361) 872-2210
  • W Ranch Field (Lat: 28.798889 Lon: -96.619139), Structure height: 61 m, Call Sign: KLI442, Licensee ID: L00009124,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.500 MHz, Grant Date: 05/22/2003, Expiration Date: 08/10/2013, Cancellation Date: 08/11/2003, Registrant: Mobil Oil Telcom Ltd, Fannin Bldg Rm 1619, Houston, TX 77210-4276, Phone: (214) 658-2360
  • Site 27 Off Fm 1822 (Lat: 28.898333 Lon: -96.590250), Call Sign: WNDV512, Licensee ID: L00126912,
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.425 MHz, Grant Date: 10/20/2000, Expiration Date: 12/06/2005, Cancellation Date: 02/04/2003, Registrant: Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Corporation, Houston, TX 77251-1396, Phone: (713) 215-2516
  • West Ranch Field (Lat: 28.798889 Lon: -96.619139), Type: Tower, Structure height: 55 m, Call Sign: WPHD225,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.203 MHz, Grant Date: 04/14/2005, Expiration Date: 05/16/2015, Cancellation Date: 07/18/2015, Registrant: Vintage Petroleum Inc, Fm 616 2 Miles Sw, Vanderbilt, TX 77991, Phone: (361) 284-7404, Fax: (361) 284-7460, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KB5SXW, Grant Date: 06/02/1992, Expiration Date: 06/02/2002, Cancellation Date: 06/03/2004, Registrant: Lauren D Dreyer, Box 47 411 Main, Vanderbilt, TX 77991
  • Call Sign: KF5MVW, Licensee ID: L01663477, Grant Date: 09/26/2011, Expiration Date: 09/26/2021, Certifier: Jeff Prukop, Registrant: Jeff Prukop, Vanderbilt, TX 77991

Most common first names in Vanderbilt, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
George371.7 years
Robert376.0 years
Antonio274.0 years
Charles272.0 years
Irene268.5 years
Jesus274.5 years
Clyde272.0 years
Jose267.4 years
Richard278.5 years
Teresa285.5 years
Most common last names in Vanderbilt, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Lopez670.0 years
Garza470.2 years
Brown473.3 years
Childs363.3 years
Deleon275.5 years
Gendke277.0 years
Briseno263.6 years
Browning286.0 years
Juroske287.5 years
Williams266.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Vanderbilt, TX
  • 69.0%Electricity
  • 31.0%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Vanderbilt, TX
  • 52.1%Electricity
  • 47.9%Utility gas


Vanderbilt compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Vanderbilt on our top lists:

  • #24 on the list of "Top 100 cities with lowest ratio of median house value to median household income"
  • #35 (77991) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Czech first ancestries"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
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