Vidor, Texas

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Population in 2017: 10,854 (97% urban, 3% rural).
Population change since 2000: -5.1%
 
Males: 5,169  (47.6%)
Females: 5,685  (52.4%)
Median resident age:

36.0 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 77662.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $50,087 (it was $31,982 in 2000)
Vidor:

$50,087
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,216 (it was $15,381 in 2000)

Vidor city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $90,969 (it was $48,500 in 2000)
Vidor:

$90,969
TX:

$172,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $106,738; detached houses: $119,114; townhouses or other attached units: $49,361; mobile homes: $52,623

Median gross rent in 2017: $599.

March 2019 cost of living index in Vidor: 80.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 20.9%
(21.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 9.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 16.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Vidor, TX (2010)
    • 9,79692.6%White alone
    • 5405.1%Hispanic
    • 1081.0%Two or more races
    • 510.5%Asian alone
    • 430.4%American Indian alone
    • 190.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 130.1%Black alone
    • 90.09%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 128 registered sex offenders living in Vidor, Texas as of December 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Vidor is 88 to 1.


Crime rates in Vidor by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.1)
2
(18.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(18.2)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(17.4)
5
(43.1)
9
(80.7)
3
(27.5)
3
(27.2)
0
(0.0)
3
(27.8)
1
(9.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(27.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
5
(43.6)
8
(68.9)
7
(62.7)
7
(64.2)
5
(45.4)
6
(56.5)
9
(83.3)
3
(27.3)
11
(100.1)
4
(36.5)
2
(18.2)
4
(36.4)
5
(45.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
15
(130.7)
24
(206.7)
31
(277.8)
30
(275.2)
31
(281.2)
36
(339.3)
42
(388.8)
33
(300.7)
47
(427.9)
46
(419.9)
53
(483.1)
32
(291.1)
20
(181.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
179
(1,559)
125
(1,077)
110
(985.8)
94
(862.3)
97
(880.0)
112
(1,056)
91
(842.4)
97
(883.9)
112
(1,020)
78
(712.1)
78
(711.0)
81
(737.0)
60
(545.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
241
(2,099)
286
(2,463)
327
(2,931)
230
(2,110)
314
(2,849)
431
(4,062)
426
(3,944)
340
(3,098)
361
(3,287)
312
(2,848)
219
(1,996)
258
(2,347)
219
(1,991)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
46
(400.7)
58
(499.6)
54
(484.0)
40
(366.9)
30
(272.2)
27
(254.5)
41
(379.6)
47
(428.3)
47
(427.9)
33
(301.3)
26
(237.0)
31
(282.0)
34
(309.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
6
(52.3)
1
(8.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.2)
1
(9.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.1)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)278.3310.3381.8270.4288.9341.5372.1313.9352.7308.4287.1237.2250.7

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City-data.com crime index in Vidor, TX

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 32 (31 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.85
Texas average:

1.55
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Ancestries: German (27.2%), American (16.4%), English (9.6%), Irish (7.1%), French (5.6%), Scotch-Irish (3.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 10.6 square miles.

Population density: 1,028 people per square mile   (low).

Vidor, Texas map

132 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.2%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,956 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,290 (1.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Beaumont, TX (8.6 miles , pop. 113,866).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Southeast Montgomery, TX (82.7 miles , pop. 208,076).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (86.9 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Pine Forest, TX (1.9 miles ),
Rose City, TX (2.0 miles ),
Beaumont, TX (2.9 miles ),
Mauriceville, TX (3.1 miles ),
Central Gardens, TX (3.2 miles ),
Port Neches, TX (3.3 miles ),
Bridge City-Orangefield, TX (3.3 miles ),
Nederland, TX (3.3 miles )

Latitude: 30.13 N, Longitude: 94.00 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,282 (+11.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,234 (27.3%)

Area code: 409

Distribution of median household income in Vidor, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in Vidor, TX in 2017
Vidor satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $51,700
  • 1998: 19 buildings, average cost: $52,500
  • 1999: 16 buildings, average cost: $78,600
  • 2000: 7 buildings, average cost: $68,700
  • 2001: 18 buildings, average cost: $48,300
  • 2002: 15 buildings, average cost: $71,800
  • 2003: 24 buildings, average cost: $87,100
  • 2004: 20 buildings, average cost: $79,100
  • 2005: 10 buildings, average cost: $83,500
  • 2006: 16 buildings, average cost: $101,000
  • 2007: 18 buildings, average cost: $85,300
  • 2008: 8 buildings, average cost: $82,100
  • 2009: 19 buildings, average cost: $74,300
  • 2010: 9 buildings, average cost: $150,500
  • 2011: 17 buildings, average cost: $99,100
  • 2012: 10 buildings, average cost: $130,000
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $121,500
  • 2014: 11 buildings, average cost: $116,400
  • 2015: 6 buildings, average cost: $195,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Vidor, TX residents
Average permit cost in Vidor, TX
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.9%
Texas:

3.5%
Historical population in Vidor, TX
Historical housing units in Vidor, TX

Population change in the 1990s: +48 (+0.4%).
Most common industries in Vidor, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (15.1%)
  • Health care (10.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.6%)
  • Educational services (6.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.7%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (26.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (8.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.3%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.9%)
  • Petroleum & coal products (3.8%)
  • Chemicals (3.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.1%)
  • Educational services (11.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.5%)
  • Personal & laundry services (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Vidor, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.4%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6.1%)
  • Carpenters (5.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Cashiers (5.4%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.2%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (3.7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.5%)

Average climate in Vidor, Texas

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Vidor, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 80.8. This is about average.

City:

80.8
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.164. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.164
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 4.97. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.97
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.467. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.467
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 10.3. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.3
U.S.:

8.5

Tornado activity:

Vidor-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 59% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/7/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.2 miles away from the Vidor city center killed one person and injured 81 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 1/31/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.6 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Vidor-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 92% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 279.0 miles away from the city center
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 264.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi) earthquake occurred 523.0 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2000 at 06:46:09, a magnitude 4.3 (4.2 MB, 4.3 MS, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 273.2 miles away from Vidor center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 446.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/30/1994 at 01:08:24, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 277.4 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 Orange County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 8, Hurricanes: 6, Tornadoes: 5, Fires: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Vidor topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Vidor:

  • EXCEL HOMECARE, INC (3985 HIGHWAY 1131)
  • PROVIDENCE CARE HEALTH SERVICES INC (125 NORTH DEWITT ROAD)
  • TEXAS TOTAL CARE INC (1880 NORTH MAIN)
  • LEGACY LIVING CENTERS (545 DENVER ST)
  • OAKWOOD MANOR NURSING HOME (225 S MAIN ST)
  • VIDOR HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (470 MOORE DR)

Airports located in Vidor:

Amtrak station near Vidor:

  • 9 miles: BEAUMONT (2555 W. CEDAR ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Vidor:

  • Lamar Institute of Technology (about 8 miles; Beaumont, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,023)
  • Lamar University (about 8 miles; Beaumont, TX; FT enrollment: 13,658)
  • McNeese State University (about 47 miles; Lake Charles, LA; FT enrollment: 7,444)
  • SOWELA Technical Community College (about 51 miles; Lake Charles, LA; FT enrollment: 2,160)
  • Lee College (about 65 miles; Baytown, TX; FT enrollment: 4,278)
  • The University of Texas Medical Branch (about 74 miles; Galveston, TX; FT enrollment: 2,314)
  • San Jacinto Community College (about 75 miles; Pasadena, TX; FT enrollment: 13,517)

Public high schools in Vidor:

  • VIDOR J H (Students: 1,386, Location: 945 N TRAM RD, Grades: 7-9)
  • VIDOR H S (Students: 737, Location: 500 ORANGE ST, Grades: 9-12)
  • AIM CENTER H S (Students: 35, Location: 500 STADIUM DR, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Vidor:

  • VIDOR MIDDLE (Students: 730, Location: 2500 HWY 12, Grades: 5-6)
  • OAK FOREST EL (Students: 691, Location: 2400 HWY 12, Grades: PK-4)
  • VIDOR EL (Students: 654, Location: 400 E RAILROAD, Grades: PK-4)
  • PINE FOREST EL (Location: 4150 N MAIN, Grades: PK-4)
See full list of schools located in Vidor

Library in Vidor:

  • VIDOR PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $179,462; Location: 440 E BOLIVAR ST; 39,554 books; 370 audio materials; 1,996 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 32 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Vidor: Orange County Emergency Services District 1 Station 1 (A), Orange County Rural Fire District (B), Orange County Sheriff's Office (C), Vidor Police Department (D), Orange County Sheriff's Office (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Vidor include: Central Baptist Church (A), Trinity Baptist Church (B), Parsonage Nw Baptist Church (C), Harmony Baptist Church (D), Grace Baptist Church (E), First Baptist Church of Vidor (F), First Presbyterian Church of Vidor (G), First Pentecostal Church (H), Faith Tabernacle Pentecostal Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Mansfield Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Vidor: Vidor High School Football Stadium and Track (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Smith Lake Swimming Park (Water Parks & Slides; 790 West Tram Road) (1), Boomtown USA (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1495 Freeway Boulevard) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotel: Budget Inn (ON I-10) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Court: Orange County - Commissioner's Court- Commissioner Precinct 4 (190 Camp Street) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Orange 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 Vidor and their reported violations in the past:

BREAKAWAY TRAILS SUBDIVISION (Population served: 117, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In MAR-01-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-24-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-24-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-05-2012)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
CHERRY HILL SUBDIVISION (Population served: 60, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-22-2014), St Public Notif requested (JUL-22-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-22-2014), St Public Notif requested (JUL-22-2014)
  • Failure to Notify Other PWS - In DEC-28-2011, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-12-2013), St AO (w/penalty) issued (JAN-12-2013)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In DEC-2011, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-01-2012), St Public Notif requested (MAR-01-2012), St Public Notif received (APR-05-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-12-2013), St AO (w/penalty) issued (JAN-12-2013)
  • 7 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
  • 25 other older monitoring violations
CAPRI AND GALL STREETS (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (DEC-11-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-03-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2012 and MAR-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-03-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-03-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-03-2013)
  • 10 routine major monitoring violations
  • 50 regular monitoring violations
  • 24 other older monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.6 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

71.2%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.8%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
147 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
216 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Vidor (2011 data):

  • Orange Savings Bank, ssb: 960 North Main Street Branch at 960 North Main Street, branch established on 1954/05/17. Info updated 2008/10/21: Bank assets: $401.1 mil, Deposits: $348.2 mil, headquarters in Orange, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Osb Financial Services, Inc.
  • CommunityBank of Texas, N.A.: Cb-Vidor Branch at 1475 N. Main Street, branch established on 2001/10/29. Info updated 2009/11/17: Bank assets: $1,515.3 mil, Deposits: $1,309.1 mil, headquarters in Beaumont, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 28 total offices, Holding Company: Cbfh, Inc.
  • MidSouth Bank, National Association: Vidor Branch at 1384 North Main, branch established on 1926/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/09: Bank assets: $1,396.1 mil, Deposits: $1,192.9 mil, headquarters in Lafayette, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 44 total offices, Holding Company: Midsouth Bancorp, Inc.
  • Capital One, National Association: Vidor Branch at 1255 North Main Street, branch established on 1976/10/05. 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
  • Compass Bank: Vidor Branch at 855 North Main Street, branch established on 1955/04/01. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $63,107.0 mil, Deposits: $46,232.4 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 720 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A.

For population 15 years and over in Vidor:

Marital status in Vidor, TX
  • Never married: 18.8%
  • Now married: 52.6%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 19.2%

For population 25 years and over in Vidor:

  • High school or higher: 88.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
  • Unemployed: 8.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.3
Texas average:

14.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Vidor
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Vidor, TX (based on Orange County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant34,58597
Catholic10,2287
Mainline Protestant3,32415
Other2,1068
Black Protestant8483
None30,746-
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: 14
Orange County:

1.70 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Orange County:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.73 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 48
Orange County:

5.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 37
Orange County:

4.48 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.4%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Orange County:

30.4%
Texas:

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

7.1%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

49.1%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Vidor:

45.5%
State:

46.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.9
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.3%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Vidor:

11.2%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Vidor:

6.8
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Vidor:

34.5%
State:

33.0%

General health condition:
Vidor:

55.7%
State:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Vidor:

77.5%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Vidor, TX Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 22$100,892$55,0320$0
Other Government Administration 10$15,134$18,1610$0
Streets and Highways 9$25,245$33,6600$0
Police - Other 8$21,543$32,3150$0
Solid Waste Management 6$18,604$37,2080$0
Health 4$11,738$35,2140$0
Financial Administration 4$12,604$37,8120$0
Other and Unallocable 4$11,627$34,8810$0
Local Libraries 3$6,800$27,2000$0
Judicial and Legal 2$4,743$28,4581$1,165
Parks and Recreation 1$2,597$31,1640$0
Totals for Government 73$231,527$38,0591$1,165

Vidor government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $60,000 ($5.53)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,494,000 ($229.78)
    Regular Highways: $1,167,000 ($107.52)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,142,000 ($105.21)
    Central Staff Services: $650,000 ($59.89)
    Financial Administration: $264,000 ($24.32)
    General Public Buildings: $195,000 ($17.97)
    Libraries: $165,000 ($15.20)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $161,000 ($14.83)
    Parks and Recreation: $114,000 ($10.50)
    Health - Other: $111,000 ($10.23)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $95,000 ($8.75)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $93,000 ($8.57)
    Regular Highways: $39,000 ($3.59)
    Libraries: $13,000 ($1.20)
    Parks and Recreation: $9,000 ($0.83)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($0.28)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($0.09)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($0.09)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,188,000 ($385.85)

Vidor government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $872,000 ($80.34)
    Parks and Recreation: $28,000 ($2.58)
    Other: $1,000 ($0.09)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $3,000 ($0.28)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $338,000 ($31.14)
    Fines and Forfeits: $244,000 ($22.48)
    Interest Earnings: $124,000 ($11.42)
    Sale of Property: $47,000 ($4.33)
    Donations From Private Sources: $27,000 ($2.49)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $3,000 ($0.28)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,900,000 ($267.18)
    Property: $1,813,000 ($167.04)
    Public Utilities Sales: $551,000 ($50.76)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $50,000 ($4.61)
    Other Selective Sales: $46,000 ($4.24)
    Other License: $9,000 ($0.83)

Vidor government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,140,000 ($105.03)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $969,000 ($89.28)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $171,000 ($15.75)

Vidor government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,976,000 ($366.32)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $54,000 ($4.98)

6.14% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($47,512 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.14%
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 Jefferson County, TX  1.89% ($52,834 average AGI)
from Harris County, TX  0.46% ($44,286)
from Hardin County, TX  0.41% ($43,057)


5.67% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($48,992 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.67%
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 Jefferson County, TX  1.72% ($48,363 average AGI)
to Harris County, TX  0.44% ($51,955)
to Hardin County, TX  0.42% ($46,913)
Businesses in Vidor, TX
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1La Quinta1
Ace Hardware1Little Caesars Pizza1
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Blockbuster1Payless1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
CVS1RadioShack1
Church's Chicken1SONIC Drive-In1
Cricket Wireless1Subway1
Curves1T-Mobile1
Dairy Queen1Taco Bell1
Domino's Pizza1U-Haul2
FedEx2Waffle House1
H&R Block1Walgreens1
Holiday Inn1Walmart1
Jack In The Box1

Strongest AM radio stations in Vidor:

  • KQHN (1510 AM; daytime; 5 kW; NEDERLAND, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KLVI (560 AM; 5 kW; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KUHD (1150 AM; 1 kW; PORT NECHES, TX; Owner: VISION LATINABROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDEI (1250 AM; 5 kW; PORT ARTHUR, TX; Owner: RADIO MARIA, INC.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KZZB (990 AM; 1 kW; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: MARTIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KIKR (1450 AM; 1 kW; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KRCM (1380 AM; 1 kW; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: VOICE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOGT (1600 AM; 1 kW; ORANGE, TX; Owner: G-CAP COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KOLE (1340 AM; 1 kW; PORT ARTHUR, TX; Owner: CITYGATE MEDIA, INC.)
  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)
  • KSEV (700 AM; 15 kW; TOMBALL, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Vidor:

  • KIOC (106.1 FM; ORANGE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRWP (97.5 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KQXY-FM (94.1 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KYKR (95.1 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KVLU (91.3 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: LAMAR UNIVERSITY)
  • KKMY (104.5 FM; ORANGE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTXB (89.7 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KCOL-FM (92.5 FM; GROVES, TX; Owner: VOICE IN THE WILDERNESS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOBT (100.7 FM; WINNIE, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KQBU-FM (93.3 FM; PORT ARTHUR, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KQQK (107.9 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KTJM (98.5 FM; PORT ARTHUR, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • K277AG (103.3 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTCX (102.5 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KAYD-FM (101.7 FM; SILSBEE, TX; Owner: HILCO COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KYKZ (96.1 FM; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KBIU (103.7 FM; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KSHN (99.9 FM; LIBERTY, TX; Owner: TRINITY RIVER VALLEY BROADCASTING CO)
  • KZWA (104.9 FM; MOSS BLUFF, LA; Owner: B & C BROADCASTING, LTD.)

TV broadcast stations around Vidor:

  • KFDM-TV (Channel 6; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF TEXAS, INC.)
  • KBTV-TV (Channel 4; PORT ARTHUR, TX; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF BEAUMONT/PORT ARTHUR, L.L.C.)
  • KJDF-LP (Channel 46; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: ARACELIS ORTIZ, EXECUTRIX OF THE ESTATE OF CARLOS ORTIZ)
  • KITU (Channel 34; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION INC)
  • K09VO (Channel 9; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: BEAUMONT BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KBMT (Channel 12; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 12 OF BEAUMONT, INC.)
  • KEBQ-LP (Channel 22; BEAUMONT-ORANGE, TX; Owner: WELLSPRINGS BEAUMONT TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KVHP (Channel 29; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: NATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KUIL-LP (Channel 64; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: BLUE BONNET COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Vidor fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 43Number of bridges
  • 554ft / 169mTotal length
  • $343,000Total costs
  • 794,120Total average daily traffic
  • 155,209Total average daily truck traffic
  • 871,520Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Vidor, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21920-1929
  • 61940-1949
  • 121950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 11990-1999
  • 142000-2009
  • 42010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Vidor, TX
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Vidor)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 230 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Vidor, TX)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 115 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Vidor)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 11 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Vidor)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
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 Value
LOANS ORIGINATED7$83,6666$111,80713$105,6963$45,2831$38,6102$51,950
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$104,8003$78,2871$20,4901$52,6501$68,200
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$83,9904$72,1458$92,7969$20,5860$03$42,993
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$41,1703$95,1131$72,3700$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$46,4400$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0217.00 , 0218.00, 0219.00, 0220.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$96,2551$271,270
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$142,6100$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0217.00 , 0218.00, 0219.00, 0220.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Vidor, TX
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Vidor, TX - Value

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 339. The highest number of reported fires - 616 took place in 2011, and the least - 250 in 2013. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Vidor, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (68.1%), and Structure Fires (21.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Vidor, TX
    • 3,92168.1%Outside Fires
    • 1,24721.7%Structure Fires
    • 5349.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 540.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Vidor, TX

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Vidor, Texas:

  • La Quinta Inn, 165 E Courtland St, Vidor, Texas 77662 , Phone: (409) 783-2600, Fax: (409) 783-2608
  • Holiday Inn Express And Suites, 260 E Fwy, Vidor, Texas 77662 , Phone: (409) 783-2420, Fax: (409) 783-9647
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Vidor, Texas
Most common first names in Vidor, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James17067.6 years
Mary14175.3 years
John13570.0 years
William11171.5 years
Robert10867.1 years
Charles8269.9 years
George7071.2 years
Thomas6569.7 years
Willie5678.2 years
Joseph5570.6 years
Most common last names in Vidor, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith12272.7 years
Williams5872.0 years
Davis5469.8 years
Jones5274.0 years
Johnson5170.5 years
Brown3971.0 years
Wright3074.3 years
Taylor2972.8 years
Lee2970.9 years
Williamson2873.9 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Vidor, TX
  • 67.4%Electricity
  • 29.7%Utility gas
  • 1.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Wood
  • 0.6%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Vidor, TX
  • 75.5%Electricity
  • 22.3%Utility gas
  • 2.2%No fuel used


Vidor compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age 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.

Vidor on our top lists:

  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people driving a car to work alone (population 5,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
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