Victoria, Texas

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Population in 2013: 65,098 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +7.4%
 
Males: 31,859  (48.9%)
Females: 33,239  (51.1%)
Median resident age:  34.9 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 77901, 77904.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $46,464 (it was $36,829 in 2000)
Victoria:

$46,464
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $24,002 (it was $19,009 in 2000)

Victoria city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $108,963 (it was $69,400 in 2000)
Victoria:

$108,963
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $109,501; Detached houses: $115,052; Townhouses or other attached units: $94,730; In 2-unit structures: $87,675; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $87,012; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $89,747; Mobile homes: $29,365; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $34,262

Median gross rent in 2012: $729.

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  • Hispanic - 30,220 (48.3%)
  • White alone - 26,178 (41.8%)
  • Black alone - 4,568 (7.3%)
  • Asian alone - 821 (1.3%)
  • Two or more races - 578 (0.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 136 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 84 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 7 (0.01%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Victoria: 85.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (15.2%), Irish (7.2%), English (4.9%), Czech (3.8%), United States (2.8%), French (2.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 33.0 square miles.

Population density: 1,975 people per square mile   (low).

Victoria,TX real estate house value index trend

Victoria, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Victoria:

  • High school or higher: 81.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Victoria city:

  • Never married: 32.3%
  • Now married: 43.5%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 16.3%

3,606 residents are foreign born (0.7% Asia).

This city:  5.6%
Texas:  16.4%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 214 registered sex offenders living in Victoria, Texas as of March 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Victoria to the number of sex offenders is 301 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,489 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,675 (1.7%)

Victoria satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Corpus Christi, TX (78.3 miles , pop. 277,454).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (101.7 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: Quail Creek, TX (2.5 miles ), Inez, TX (3.6 miles ), Bloomington, TX (3.6 miles ), Placedo, TX (3.6 miles ), Weesatche-Ander, TX (4.4 miles ), Kamey-Six Mile, TX (4.4 miles ), Vanderbilt, TX (4.8 miles ), Edna, TX (4.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 189 buildings, average cost: $78,400
  • 1998: 212 buildings, average cost: $92,600
  • 1999: 196 buildings, average cost: $108,000
  • 2000: 167 buildings, average cost: $109,800
  • 2001: 144 buildings, average cost: $99,200
  • 2002: 212 buildings, average cost: $94,600
  • 2003: 117 buildings, average cost: $109,600
  • 2004: 138 buildings, average cost: $113,100
  • 2005: 123 buildings, average cost: $121,400
  • 2006: 143 buildings, average cost: $141,700
  • 2007: 103 buildings, average cost: $151,100
  • 2008: 59 buildings, average cost: $156,200
  • 2009: 46 buildings, average cost: $155,100
  • 2010: 47 buildings, average cost: $155,400
  • 2011: 83 buildings, average cost: $178,100
  • 2012: 111 buildings, average cost: $181,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 28.82 N, Longitude: 96.99 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): The Crossroads of South Texas

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,987 (+6.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 22,444 (77.0%)

Area code: 361

Victoria household income distribution Victoria home values distribution

Crime rates in Victoria by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 3298625111725
per 100,000 4.73.214.212.99.63.27.91.61.61.611.13.17.8
Rapes 25214446283432374048373831
per 100,000 38.933.969.574.244.854.250.459.364.076.458.559.548.4
Robberies 6470108111925889726680757047
per 100,000 99.7112.9170.6179.1147.392.5140.1115.4105.7127.4118.6109.573.4
Assaults 350347317361289206211236328302269282322
per 100,000 545.3559.9500.8582.4462.8328.6332.1378.2525.1481.0425.5441.3502.5
Burglaries 8247196458508708296886708241,044788857594
per 100,000 1283.81160.11019.01371.41393.31322.31082.81073.61319.21662.71246.51341.0927.0
Thefts 2,2922,4342,6023,2903,2152,6702,1122,2362,4043,0232,4262,2991,887
per 100,000 3570.93927.24110.65308.25148.94258.93323.83583.13848.64814.63837.73597.32944.9
Auto thefts 14515516520518415517312411110810693103
per 100,000 225.9250.1260.7330.8294.7247.2272.3198.7177.7172.0167.7145.5160.7
Arson 9104219181115211815
per 100,000 14.016.16.33.21.614.41.612.817.623.933.228.223.4
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 442.9450.6506.4607.5534.2438.5406.6406.9464.9536.8456.9436.8383.3

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Victoria detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 143 (101 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.58
Texas average:

1.95

Victoria tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.3%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +5,016 (+9.0%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Victoria, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Victoria-area historical tornado activity is below Texas state average. It is 7% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/5/1968, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.2 miles away from the Victoria city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 2/9/1966, a category F3 tornado 22.3 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Victoria-area historical earthquake activity is below Texas state average. It is 86% 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 68.5 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 396.6 miles away from Victoria 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 63.5 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 367.4 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 99.8 miles away from Victoria 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 63.8 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 Victoria County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 8, Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Fires: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Victoria topographic map

Birthplace of: Stone Cold Steve Austin - Professional wrestler and actor, Kyle Drabek - Baseball player, Thomas Pauken - Soilder, Brandon Green - 2005 NFL player (St. Louis Rams, born: Sep 5, 1980), Doug Drabek - Baseball player, Jerheme Urban - 2005 NFL player (Seattle Seahawks, born: Nov 26, 1980), Justin Lucas - 2005 NFL player (St. Louis Rams, born: Jul 15, 1976), Michael Bates (American football) - Football and Athletics competitor, Ron Gant - Baseball player, Grayston Lynch - Recipient of the Purple Heart medal.

Hospitals in Victoria:

  • CITIZENS MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 2701 HOSPITAL DRIVE)
  • CROWN HOSPICE (1101 SALEM ROAD SUITE #A #B #C #D)
  • DETAR HOSPITAL NAVARRO (Proprietary, provides emergency services, 506 E SAN ANTONIO ST)
  • DETAR HOSPITAL NORTH (101 MEDICAL DRIVE)
  • EDINBURGH HOME (306 EDINBURGH)
  • HOSPICE OF SOUTH TEXAS INC (605 EAST LOCUST)
  • NORTHCREST GROUP HOME (902 BELLEVUE)
  • SCCI HOSPITAL OF VICTORIA (506 E SAN ANTONIO STREET 3 EAST FLOOR)
  • VICTORIA GROUP HOME (2006 N WHEELER)
  • WARM SPRINGS REHAB HOSPITAL (102 MEDICAL DRIVE)

Airports and heliports located in Victoria:

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Colleges/Universities in Victoria:

  • University of Houston-Victoria (Full-time enrollment: 3,110; Location: 3007 N. Ben Wilson; Public; Website: www.uhv.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Victoria College (FT enrollment: 2,730; Location: 2200 E Red River; Public; Website: www.victoriacollege.edu)
  • Victoria Beauty College Inc (FT enrollment: 74; Location: 1508 N Laurent St; Private, for-profit; Website: www.victoriabeautycollegeinc.com)
  • Texas Vocational Schools Inc (FT enrollment: 61; Location: 1921 E Red River; Private, for-profit; Website: www.texasvocationalschools.com)
  • Manuel and Theresa's School of Hair Design-Victoria (FT enrollment: 32; Location: 1405 East North; Private, for-profit; Website: www.manuelandtheresasschoolofhair.com/)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Victoria:

  • Coastal Bend College (about 54 miles; Beeville, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,880)
  • Wharton County Junior College (about 66 miles; Wharton, TX; FT enrollment: 5,009)
  • Del Mar College (about 78 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 5,213)
  • Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi (about 79 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 9,092)
  • Texas State University (about 94 miles; San Marcos, TX; FT enrollment: 29,202)
  • Brazosport College (about 98 miles; Lake Jackson, TX; FT enrollment: 2,573)
  • St Philip's College (about 98 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 5,970)

Public high schools in Victoria:

Private high schools in Victoria:

  • ST JOSEPH HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 382; Location: 110 E RED RIVER ST; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • FAITH ACADEMY (Students: 300; Location: 2002 MOCKINGBIRD LN; Grades: PK - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Victoria:

Private elementary/middle schools in Victoria:

  • OUR LADY OF VICTORY SCHOOL (Students: 470; Location: 1311 E MESQUITE LN; Grades: PK - 8)
  • NAZARETH ACADEMY CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 307; Location: 206 W CONVENT ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • TRINITY EPISCOPAL SCHOOL (Students: 186; Location: 1504 N MOODY ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • NORTHSIDE BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 124; Location: 4100 N LAURENT ST; Grades: PK - 5)
  • VICTORIA CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 119; Location: 801 E AIRLINE RD; Grades: PK - 5)
  • PRESBYTERIAN DAY SCHOOL (Students: 103; Location: 2408 N NAVARRO ST; Grades: PK - KG)
See full list of schools located in Victoria, School District: VICTORIA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Victoria:

  • VICTORIA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,025,625; Location: 302 N MAIN ST; 129,236 books; 1,611 e-books; 7,145 audio materials; 2,751 video materials; 15 local licensed databases; 50 state licensed databases; 3 other licensed databases; 318 print serial subscriptions; 2 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Another High School in Victoria: Profit Magnet High School
  • category: Churches in Victoris - Trinity Episcopal Church, 1501 North Glass

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Notable locations in Victoria: Riverside Golf Course (A), Victoria Country Club (B), South Bridge Street Historic District (C), Texas Company Filling Station (D), Victoria Grist Windmill (E), DeLeon Plaza and Bandstand (F), City of Victoria Pumping Plant and Waterworks (G), Victoria County Courthouse (H), Victoria Fire Department Station 1 (I), E J Jecker House (J), E J Fossati House (K), E H D Bendt House (L), Farmers and Merchants Cotton Gin Warehouse (M), F H Crain House (N), Victoria Fire Department Station 5 (O), Fleming-Welder House (P), Frank Alonso House (Q), George H Hauschild Building (R), George and Adele Hauschild House (S), Gaylord-Levy House (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Victoria include: Trinity Church (A), Saint Marys Catholic Church (B), Webster Chapel United Methodist Church (C), Our Lady of Lourdes Church (D), Presbyterian Iglesia Nicea Church (E), B'nai Israel (F), Saint Joseph Church (G), Grace Lutheran Church (H), Christ the Victor Lutheran Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Evergreen Cemetery (1), Jewett Cemetery (2), Pleasant Green Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Optimist Ponds (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Spring Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Victoria include: Hopkins Park (1), Riverside Park (2), Memorial Park (3), Riverside Park (4), Patti Welder Stadium (5), Memorial Stadium (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Childrens Discovery Museum (204 North Main Street) (1), For Current Events (700 Main Centre Suite STE) (2), Convention & Visitor's Bureau (700 North Main Street Suite 102) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Best Western (8106 Zac Lentz Parkway) (1), Best Value Inn (3901 Houston Highway) (2), Chaparral Motel (3401 USHighway 59 North) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Utmb Maternal Child Health Center (2701 Hospital Drive) (1), Dewitt County - District Courts- 24th Judicial Dist- Joseph Pat Kelly (115 North Bridge Street Basement) (2), United States Government - Courts- Clerks- US District Clerk (312 South Main Street) (3), The City Of Victoria Texas (105 West Juan Linn Street) (4), Texas-State - Tuberculosis Control- Health Department- Immunizations Region (2805 North Navarro Street) (5), Victoria County - County Court At Law- No 2 (115 North Bridge Street Basement) (6), Victoria County - County Court At Law- No 1 (115 North Bridge Street Basement) (7), Victoria City - Environmental Services- Air Quality Program Coodinator (700 North Main Street Suite 108) (8), Victoria-City - City Information Office- Public Information Office (700 North Main Street Suite 108) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Victoria 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 Victoria and their reported violations in the past:

FALCON POINT RANCH PUB WS (Address: WOOLSON REAL ESTATE , Population served: 1,000, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
DACOSTA SONS OF HERMANN LODGE 265 (Population served: 500, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
RAISIN WINDMILL (Population served: 400, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
ST MARY PARISH HALLETSVILLE (Population served: 276, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUL-2012, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-26-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-26-2012), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-31-2012), St Compliance achieved (APR-01-2013), St AO (w/penalty) issued (JUN-03-2013)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JUL-01-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-26-2012), St Public Notif requested (OCT-26-2012)
  • 14 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 minor monitoring violations
NURSERY CIMARRON CROSSING (Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUL-2010, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-31-2010), St Public Notif requested (AUG-25-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-25-2010), St Public Notif received (SEP-29-2010)
SPIRITUAL RENEWAL CENTER (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
LINDEN HILL MOTEL (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
GOLD MINE RESTAURANT (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 70 routine major monitoring violations
  • 6 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Victoria that have no violations reported:

  • WARRIOR SUPPLY (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • FASTOP 6 (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 18.5%
(9.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.4% for Black residents, 27.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 55.6% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 30.8% for other race residents, 41.7% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  68.1%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.7%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Victoria in 2010:

  • 478 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 409 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 155 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 147 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 62 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 31 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 23 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 19 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Victoria in 2000:

  • 478 people in nursing homes
  • 473 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 120 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 88 people in religious group quarters
  • 27 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 26 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 10 people in other group homes

Victoria, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Victoria compared to Texas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.

Banks with most branches in Victoria (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: 7 branches. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • First Victoria National Bank: North Branch, Navarro Center Branch, Colony Creek Branch, at 101 South Main Street. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,911.3 mil, Deposits: $1,700.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 27 total offices, Holding Company: Mow/Rpw Ii, Ltd.
  • TrustTexas Bank, SSB: Victoria-Sam Houston Branch at 2701 Sam Houston, branch established on 1995/03/28; Victoria-Laurent Branch at 2109 North Laurent, branch established on 1921/01/01. Info updated 2006/08/14: Bank assets: $212.3 mil, Deposits: $183.9 mil, headquarters in Cuero, TX, positive income, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Trusttexas Mutual Holding Company
  • Prosperity Bank: Victoria North Branch at 6252 North Navarro, branch established on 1995/05/11; Victoria Branch at 1205 North Navarro, branch established on 1998/02/11. Info updated 2012/01/05: Bank assets: $9,816.2 mil, Deposits: $8,064.8 mil, headquarters in El Campo, TX, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 187 total offices, Holding Company: Prosperity Bancshares, Inc.
  • International Bank of Commerce: Victoria Branch - Heb Instore at 1505 E. Rio Grande St., branch established on 2009/04/08; Victoria Navarro Branch at 6411 N. Navarro, branch established on 2000/08/31. Info updated 2007/03/28: Bank assets: $9,621.9 mil, Deposits: $6,548.8 mil, headquarters in Laredo, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 197 total offices, Holding Company: International Bancshares Corporation
  • Capital One, National Association: Victoria Branch at 7602 North Navarro Street, branch established on 1935/03/25. Info updated 2011/07/01: Bank assets: $133,477.8 mil, Deposits: $97,063.7 mil, headquarters in Mclean, VA, positive income, 984 total offices, Holding Company: Capital One Financial Corporation
  • NewFirst National Bank: Victoria Branch at 10301 Ne Zac Lentz Parkway, branch established on 2005/06/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $454.2 mil, Deposits: $407.6 mil, headquarters in El Campo, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Newfirst Financial Group, Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Victoria Branch at 5606 North Navarro Street, branch established on 1955/09/15. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • First National Bank Texas: Victoria Banking Center - Rc 634 at 9002 North Navarro, branch established on 1999/09/30. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $944.3 mil, Deposits: $815.9 mil, headquarters in Killeen, TX, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 250 total offices, Holding Company: First Community Bancshares, Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Victoria, Texas:

  • La Quinta Inn #577 Victoria, 7603 N Navarro, Victoria, TX 77904 , Phone: (361) 572-3585, Fax: (361) 576-4617
  • Motel 6 #0225 Victoria, 3716 Houston Hwy, Victoria, TX 77901 , Phone: (361) 573-1273, Fax: (361) 573-1831
  • Comfort Inn Victoria, 1906 Houston Hwy, Victoria, TX 77901 , Phone: (361) 574-9393, Fax: (361) 574-9529
  • Victoria Fairfield Inn, 7502 N Navarro St, Victoria, TX 77904 , Phone: (361) 582-0660, Fax: (361) 582-0660
  • Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel Victoria, 2705 E Houston Hwy, Victoria, TX 77901 , Phone: (361) 575-0251, Fax: (361) 575-8362
  • La Quinta Inn, 11130 NW Fwy, Victoria, TX 77902 , Phone: (713) 680-8282, Fax: (713) 680-1887
  • Ramada Inn-victoria, 3901 Houston Hwy, Victoria, TX 77901 , Phone: (361) 578-2723
  • Super 8 Motel-victoria, 8001 Zac Lentz Pkwy, Victoria, TX 77904 , Phone: (361) 575-0838
  • 11 other hotels and motels
All 19 fire-safe hotels and motels in Victoria, Texas

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (64%)
  • Utility gas (34%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

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Religion statistics for Victoria city (based on Victoria County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 70.59%
Here: 70.6%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents53.8%22.6%7.5%5.3%2.4%
Congregations11.4%20.0%10.0%10.0%4.3%
NameChurches of ChristEpiscopal ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents2.2%1.2%1.1%0.9%3.0%
Congregations11.4%2.9%1.4%7.1%21.4%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 8
Victoria County:

0.93 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Victoria County:

0.58 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 58
Victoria County:

6.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 62
Here:

7.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.9%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Victoria County:

27.7%
Texas:

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

16.8%
State:

15.7%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 19$77,678$49,0600$0
Other Government Administration 25$122,421$58,7622$1,419
Judicial and Legal 10$37,950$45,5400$0
Police Protection - Officers 102$601,896$70,8110$0
Police - Other 20$57,161$34,2970$0
Firefighters 113$535,345$56,8510$0
Fire - Other 3$8,449$33,7960$0
Streets and Highways 44$135,189$36,8702$2,965
Solid Waste Management 24$80,612$40,3060$0
Sewerage 32$115,068$43,1510$0
Parks and Recreation 45$110,018$29,3388$5,338
Water Supply 52$184,696$42,6221$708
Local Libraries 24$67,078$33,5396$4,614
Other and Unallocable 41$145,940$42,7140$0
Totals for Government 554$2,279,501$49,37519$15,044

Victoria government finances - Expenditure in 2004 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $12,963,000 ($199.13)
    Water Utilities: $2,638,000 ($40.52)
    Sewerage: $1,758,000 ($27.01)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $9,378,000 ($144.06)
    Fire Protection: $6,998,000 ($107.50)
    Water Utilities: $5,480,000 ($84.18)
    Regular Highways: $3,929,000 ($60.36)
    Sewerage: $3,654,000 ($56.13)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,233,000 ($49.66)
    General - Other: $2,985,000 ($45.85)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,856,000 ($28.51)
    Libraries: $1,397,000 ($21.46)
    Financial Administration: $1,175,000 ($18.05)
    Central Staff Services: $1,149,000 ($17.65)
    General Public Buildings: $1,027,000 ($15.78)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $828,000 ($12.72)
    Housing & Community Development: $772,000 ($11.86)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $720,000 ($11.06)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,529,000 ($54.21)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $232,000 ($3.56)
    Libraries: $199,000 ($3.06)
    Police Protection: $168,000 ($2.58)
    Parks & Recreation: $136,000 ($2.09)
    Regular Highways: $118,000 ($1.81)
    Fire Protection: $103,000 ($1.58)
    Financial Administration: $31,000 ($0.48)
    Central Staff: $18,000 ($0.28)
    Solid Waste Management: $9,000 ($0.14)
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $5,000 ($0.08)
    Judicial: $3,000 ($0.05)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $17,457,000 ($268.16)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $3,484,000 ($53.52)

Victoria government finances - Revenue in 2004 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $8,464,000 ($130.02)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,896,000 ($59.85)
    All Other: $1,016,000 ($15.61)
    Parks & Recreation: $425,000 ($6.53)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,250,000 ($19.20)
    Housing & Community Development: $822,000 ($12.63)
    Highways: $123,000 ($1.89)
    Public Welfare: $55,000 ($0.84)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $20,000 ($0.31)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,175,000 ($33.41)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,483,000 ($22.78)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $8,438,000 ($129.62)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,170,000 ($33.33)
  • Tax - Property: $14,880,000 ($228.58)
    Total General Sales: $13,961,000 ($214.46)
    Public Utilities: $4,337,000 ($66.62)
    Other Selective Sales: $763,000 ($11.72)
    NEC: $577,000 ($8.86)

Victoria government finances - Debt in 2004 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $72,260,000 ($1110.02)
    Industrial Revenue: $15,378,000 ($236.23)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $49,275,000 ($756.94)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $11,360,000 ($174.51)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $51,665,000 ($793.65)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $70,770,000 ($1087.13)
    Industrial Revenue: $14,397,000 ($221.16)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $981,000 ($15.07)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $8,970,000 ($137.79)
    Water Utilities: $1,490,000 ($22.89)

Victoria government finances - Cash and Securities in 2004 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $26,904,000 ($413.28)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $36,342,000 ($558.27)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $14,985,000 ($230.19)

5.83% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,668 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.83%
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 Harris County, TX  0.45% ($39,669 average AGI)
from Calhoun County, TX  0.39% ($44,089)
from Jackson County, TX  0.38% ($42,025)


5.94% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,620 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.94%
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 Harris County, TX  0.60% ($32,942 average AGI)
to DeWitt County, TX  0.37% ($39,427)
to Bexar County, TX  0.35% ($36,918)

Strongest AM radio stations in Victoria:

  • KRNX (1340 AM; 1 kW; VICTORIA, TX; Owner: VICTORIA RADIO WORKS, LTD.)
  • KNAL (1410 AM; 1 kW; VICTORIA, TX)
  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KSAH (720 AM; 10 kW; UNIVERSAL CITY, TX; Owner: KSAH LICENSING, INC.)
  • KENS (1160 AM; 25 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: KENS-TV, INC.)
  • KSEV (700 AM; 15 kW; TOMBALL, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Victoria:

  • KQVT (92.3 FM; VICTORIA, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKSQ (94.5 FM; ELLSWORTH, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KTXN-FM (98.7 FM; VICTORIA, TX; Owner: COSMOPOLITAN ENTERPRISES OF VICTORIA)
  • KVIC (95.1 FM; VICTORIA, TX; Owner: VICTORIA RADIO WORKS, LTD.)
  • KXBJ (89.3 FM; VICTORIA, TX; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION OF VICTORIA, INC.)
  • K211DR (90.1 FM; VICTORIA, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL EVANGELISM)
  • KEPG (100.9 FM; VICTORIA, TX; Owner: VICTORIA RADIOWORKS, LTD.)
  • KVRT (90.7 FM; VICTORIA, TX; Owner: SOUTH TX PUBLIC B/CSTNG SYSTEM, INC.)
  • KAYK (88.5 FM; VICTORIA, TX; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KIXS (107.9 FM; VICTORIA, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KZAM (104.7 FM; GANADO, TX; Owner: FORT BEND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLUB (106.9 FM; BLOOMINGTON, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KITE (93.3 FM; PORT LAVACA, TX; Owner: VICTORIA RADIOWORKS, LTD.)
  • KHMC (95.9 FM; GOLIAD, TX; Owner: CINCO DE MAYO BROADCASTING)
  • KIOX-FM (96.9 FM; EL CAMPO, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • K269CQ (101.7 FM; VICTORIA, TX; Owner: J & J BROADCASTING)
  • K203BS (88.5 FM; VICTORIA, TX; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Victoria:

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

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Victoria fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 2 meters (7ft)
Total average daily traffic: 13,500
Total average daily truck traffic: 2,565
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Victoria)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 486 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Victoria, TX)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 63 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 78 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 225 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Victoria)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 99 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Victoria)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 12 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED200$119,431151$116,304244$119,87253$37,2022$1,263,50071$85,1132$91,550
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$117,30513$141,82820$103,3438$22,3110$05$64,3422$71,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED10$89,47633$74,967126$85,34688$27,5250$015$53,53916$41,612
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN7$100,169108$110,33489$90,33621$55,5510$011$100,7300$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$150,5402$107,00011$113,8734$32,3680$04$71,2500$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 14 tracts in Victoria, TX

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED20$133,3936$180,9380$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$203,2901$240,5800$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$166,0000$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$61,0000$01$61,000

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 716
  • Hazardous Condition: 340
  • Service Call: 36
  • Good Intent Call: 75

Incident types - Victoria

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Victoria, TX
Most common first names in Victoria, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary40176.6 years
John29271.4 years
James25470.5 years
William24874.4 years
Robert20771.6 years
Charles15373.4 years
George13773.6 years
Frank13672.9 years
Joe13373.7 years
Henry12974.1 years
Most common last names in Victoria, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Garcia19070.1 years
Williams12472.4 years
Smith11577.0 years
Brown11476.7 years
Garza10368.8 years
Rodriguez10070.4 years
Martinez10070.2 years
Johnson9474.5 years
Gonzales9268.7 years
Hernandez8072.7 years
Businesses in Victoria, TX
NameCountNameCount
AT&T4La-Z-Boy1
Academy Sports + Outdoors1Lane Furniture2
Advance Auto Parts2Little Caesars Pizza2
Aeropostale1Long John Silver's1
American Eagle Outfitters1Lowe's1
Arby's1Marriott1
Ashley Furniture1MasterBrand Cabinets1
AutoZone2Maurices1
Bath & Body Works1Mazda1
Bed Bath & Beyond1McDonald's5
Best Western1New Balance1
Blockbuster1Nike4
Burger King2Nissan1
CVS1Office Depot2
Chevrolet1Olive Garden1
Chick-Fil-A2Pac Sun1
Chuck E. Cheese's1Papa John's Pizza1
Church's Chicken3Payless2
ColorTyme1PetSmart1
Cricket Wireless2Pizza Hut2
Dairy Queen1Popeyes1
Decora Cabinetry1Quality1
Dennys1RadioShack2
Discount Tire2Red Lobster1
Domino's Pizza1Rue211
FedEx11SAS Shoes1
Finish Line1SONIC Drive-In4
Firestone Complete Auto Care2Sam's Club1
Foot Locker1Sears3
GNC1Sprint Nextel2
GameStop2Starbucks2
Goodwill4Subway10
H&R Block2Super 82
Hilton1T-Mobile3
Hobby Lobby1Taco Bell2
Holiday Inn2Target1
Home Depot1Toyota1
Honda1True Value1
IHOP1U-Haul4
JCPenney1UPS12
Jack In The Box2Vans2
Journeys1Verizon Wireless1
Justice1Victoria's Secret1
KFC1Walgreens4
Kincaid1Walmart1
Kohl's1Wendy's2
La Quinta1YMCA2

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