Vidor, Texas

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Population in 2014: 10,920 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.5%
 
Males: 5,293  (48.5%)
Females: 5,627  (51.5%)
Median resident age:  35.4 years
Texas median age:  34.0 years

Zip codes: 77662.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $44,305 (it was $31,982 in 2000)
Vidor:

$44,305
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $24,362 (it was $15,381 in 2000)

Vidor city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $92,969 (it was $48,500 in 2000)
Vidor:

$92,969
TX:

$132,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $118,818; Detached houses: $133,257; Townhouses or other attached units: $148,024; In 2-unit structures: $92,789; Mobile homes: $50,226; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $54,495

Median gross rent in 2013: $689.

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  • Races in Vidor, TX (2013)

    Vidor races chart
    • 9,86791.2%White alone
    • 7396.8%Hispanic
    • 850.8%American Indian alone
    • 570.5%Two or more races
    • 320.3%Asian alone
    • 230.2%Black alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Vidor: 82.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (18.1%), English (11.2%), Irish (10.1%), French (9.2%), United States (7.1%), French Canadian (6.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 10.6 square miles.

Population density: 1,034 people per square mile   (low).

Vidor,TX real estate house value index trend

Vidor, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Vidor:

  • High school or higher: 87.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Unemployed: 8.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Vidor city:

  • Never married: 21.1%
  • Now married: 54.6%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 16.1%

221 residents are foreign born (1.3% Latin America, 0.7% Asia, 0.4% Europe).

This city:

2.0%
Texas:

16.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,770 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,511 (1.8%)

Vidor satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 30.13 N, Longitude: 94.00 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -376 (-3.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,284 (27.9%)

Area code: 409

Vidor household income distribution Vidor home values distribution

Crime rates in Vidor by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0100010000101
per 100,000 0.08.70.00.00.09.00.00.00.00.09.10.09.1
Rapes 55525933031N/A1
per 100,000 41.843.643.617.443.180.727.527.20.027.89.1N/A9.1
Robberies 911658775693114
per 100,000 75.395.852.343.668.962.764.245.456.583.327.3100.136.5
Assaults 25163315243130313642334746
per 100,000 209.2139.4287.6130.7206.7277.8275.2281.2339.3388.8300.7427.9419.9
Burglaries 1361041171791251109497112919711278
per 100,000 1,138.2906.11,019.81,559.41,076.7985.8862.3880.01,055.5842.4883.91,019.7712.1
Thefts 371271268241286327230314431426340361312
per 100,000 3,104.92,361.02,335.92,099.52,463.42,930.62,109.92,848.64,061.83,943.73,098.23,286.62,848.3
Auto thefts 38323846585440302741474733
per 100,000 318.0278.8331.2400.7499.6484.0366.9272.2254.5379.6428.3427.9301.3
Arson 6716101100000
per 100,000 50.261.08.752.38.60.09.29.10.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 331.0292.4302.9281.6313.9386.2273.6292.3345.5376.4317.6364.1311.9

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Crime rate in Vidor detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 29 (23 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.09
Texas average:

2.05
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.2%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +48 (+0.4%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (25%)
  • Construction (21%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (24%)
  • Production occupations (20%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (28%)
  • Sales and related occupations (21%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Vidor, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 Vidor 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 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 446.3 miles away from Vidor 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 (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Hurricanes: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Fires: 2, Tropical Storm: 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)

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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 84.6. This is about average.

City:

84.6
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.153. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.153
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 5.58. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.58
U.S.:

6.40

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 26.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 10.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.6
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.8%
(17.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 5.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 9.9% for two or more races residents)
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

Vidor, Texas environmental map by EPA

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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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.7
Texas average:

14.4

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

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Religion statistics for Vidor city (based on Orange County data)

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
This 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
Here:

4.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

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
Financial Administration 4$12,604$37,8120$0
Other Government Administration 10$15,134$18,1610$0
Judicial and Legal 2$4,743$28,4581$1,165
Police Protection - Officers 22$100,892$55,0320$0
Police - Other 8$21,543$32,3150$0
Streets and Highways 9$25,245$33,6600$0
Health 4$11,738$35,2140$0
Solid Waste Management 6$18,604$37,2080$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,597$31,1640$0
Local Libraries 3$6,800$27,2000$0
Other and Unallocable 4$11,627$34,8810$0
Totals for Government 73$231,527$38,0591$1,165

Vidor government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,437,000 ($131.59)
    Regular Highways: $612,000 ($56.04)
    Solid Waste Management: $557,000 ($51.01)
    Financial Administration: $287,000 ($26.28)
    General - Other: $270,000 ($24.73)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $95,000 ($8.70)
    Central Staff Services: $94,000 ($8.61)
    Libraries: $87,000 ($7.97)
    Parks & Recreation: $66,000 ($6.04)
    Health Services - Other: $46,000 ($4.21)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $40,000 ($3.66)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $136,000 ($12.45)
    General - Other: $81,000 ($7.42)
    Regular Highways: $9,000 ($0.82)
    Libraries: $8,000 ($0.73)
    Judicial: $5,000 ($0.46)
    Parks & Recreation: $4,000 ($0.37)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,480,000 ($227.11)

Vidor government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $657,000 ($60.16)
    Parks & Recreation: $9,000 ($0.82)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $363,000 ($33.24)
    Interest Earnings: $100,000 ($9.16)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $1,611,000 ($147.53)
    Property: $1,076,000 ($98.53)
    Public Utilities: $539,000 ($49.36)
    NEC: $24,000 ($2.20)

Vidor government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $695,000 ($63.64)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $650,000 ($59.52)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $45,000 ($4.12)

Vidor government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,204,000 ($201.83)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $6,000 ($0.55)

6.03% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,051 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.03%
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 Jefferson County, TX  2.02% ($46,252 average AGI)
from Hardin County, TX  0.50% ($34,208)
from Harris County, TX  0.33% ($47,832)


5.92% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,729 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.92%
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 Jefferson County, TX  1.70% ($33,484 average AGI)
to Hardin County, TX  0.43% ($39,276)
to Harris County, TX  0.42% ($36,488)

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 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Vidor fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 31Number of bridges
  • 310m1,017ftTotal length
  • $155,000Total costs
  • 692,930Total average daily traffic
  • 148,453Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 21920-1929
  • 41940-1949
  • 61950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 152000-2009
  • 22010-2015
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:

203 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Vidor, TX)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

21 (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:

106 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Vidor)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: LIBERSAT RICK M KOLB MARK III (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 106RL , Serial Number: M3-105, Airworthiness Date: 06/15/1999
    Registrant (Individual): Rick M Libersat, 1030 Texla Rd, Vidor, TX 77662
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172K (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 172QW , Serial Number: 17257999, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 09/26/1996
    Registrant (Individual): Willfred Bill Jr Blanchard, 1348 Avery, Vidor, TX 77662
  • Aircraft: SKYMASTER POWERED PARACHUTES SKYMASTER EXCEL (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582 (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 2602P , Serial Number: 00102, Year manufactured: 2001, Airworthiness Date: 12/11/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Raymond R Gall, 255 W Circle Dr, Vidor, TX 77662
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-12 (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 82 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-290 SERIES (140 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2939M , Serial Number: 12-1340, Year manufactured: 1948, Airworthiness Date: 08/10/1956
    Registrant (Individual): James G Jenkins, 925 Millie St, Vidor, TX 77662
  • Aircraft: HARMENING MIKE HIGH FLYER (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 503DCSI (52 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 3504B , Serial Number: 006074, Year manufactured: 2001, Airworthiness Date: 11/25/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Raymond R Gall, 255 W Circle Dr, Vidor, TX 77662
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 337B (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 142 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-360 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 358 , Serial Number: 337-0737, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 08/04/1967
    Registrant (Individual): Thomas J Almond, 4694 N Tram Rd, Vidor, TX 77662
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-24-250 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 135 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7683P , Serial Number: 24-2892, Year manufactured: 1961, Airworthiness Date: 11/17/1961
    Registrant (Individual): Lonnie R Cavel, 275 Timer Rd, Vidor, TX 77662

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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 466
  • Hazardous Condition: 245
  • Service Call: 6
  • Good Intent Call: 14

Incident types - Vidor

See full 2006 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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (63%)
  • Utility gas (34%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Wood (1%)
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

Vidor compared to Texas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

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  • #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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