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Population in 2012: 127,018 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +11.7%
 

Males: 60,518  (47.6%)
Females: 66,500  (52.4%)

Median resident age:  28.1 years
Texas median age:  33.3 years

Zip codes: 76701, 76704, 76707, 76710, 76798.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $31,841 (it was $26,264 in 2000)
Waco:

$31,841
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,287

Waco city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $89,700 (it was $53,200 in 2000)
Waco:

$89,700
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $118,654; Detached houses: $119,503; Townhouses or other attached units: $102,250; In 2-unit structures: $134,192; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $91,568; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $170,781; Mobile homes: $43,041

Median gross rent in 2012: $721.

Recent home sales, real estate maps, and home value estimator for zip codes: 76633, 76701, 76704, 76705, 76707, 76708, 76710, 76711, 76712.

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  • White alone - 55,954 (44.2%)
  • Hispanic - 38,807 (30.6%)
  • Black alone - 27,901 (22.0%)
  • Asian alone - 2,170 (1.7%)
  • Two or more races - 1,703 (1.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 99 (0.08%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 57 (0.04%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Waco: 86.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (11.3%), Irish (8.0%), English (6.8%), United States (4.6%), French (1.6%), Italian (1.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 84.2 square miles.

Population density: 1,509 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Waco:

  • High school or higher: 79.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.1%
  • Unemployed: 9.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Waco city:

  • Never married: 40.0%
  • Now married: 39.6%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 12.0%

13,727 residents are foreign born (8.6% Latin America).

This city:  10.9%
Texas:  16.4%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 450 registered sex offenders living in Waco, Texas as of October 02, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Waco to the number of sex offenders is 282 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,286 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $857 (1.3%)

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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Arlington, TX (79.8 miles , pop. 332,969).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (89.0 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Beverly Hills, TX (1.5 miles ), Bellmead, TX (2.2 miles ), Woodway, TX (2.3 miles ), Lacy-Lakeview, TX (2.4 miles ), Robinson, TX (2.5 miles ), Hewitt, TX (2.7 miles ), Elm Mott, TX (3.0 miles) , China Spring, TX (3.4 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 122 buildings, average cost: $109,400
  • 1998: 184 buildings, average cost: $95,300
  • 1999: 202 buildings, average cost: $117,300
  • 2000: 201 buildings, average cost: $157,800
  • 2001: 294 buildings, average cost: $116,500
  • 2002: 277 buildings, average cost: $139,900
  • 2003: 311 buildings, average cost: $144,500
  • 2004: 416 buildings, average cost: $151,500
  • 2005: 512 buildings, average cost: $150,700
  • 2006: 620 buildings, average cost: $144,400
  • 2007: 550 buildings, average cost: $160,100
  • 2008: 388 buildings, average cost: $144,900
  • 2009: 305 buildings, average cost: $153,600
  • 2010: 308 buildings, average cost: $169,900
  • 2011: 297 buildings, average cost: $173,800
  • 2012: 323 buildings, average cost: $189,200

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 31.55 N, Longitude: 97.16 W

Waco nicknames or aliases (official or unofficial): Huaco or Hueco, 2-5-4, The Heart of Texas, The Buckle of the Bible Belt, New Zion

Daytime population change due to commuting: +29,557 (+23.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 41,382 (80.5%)

Area code: 254

Waco household income distribution Waco home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Waco by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 13714141712961195116
per 100,000 11.56.011.811.914.310.07.34.98.97.23.98.64.7
Rapes 1221005840436072957549517063
per 100,000 108.186.048.834.036.250.058.177.560.939.240.154.949.0
Robberies 231269277215240257257275252228195245182
per 100,000 204.6231.3233.2182.9201.9214.1207.5224.5204.5182.3153.5192.3141.5
Assaults 572527596540556566614763693597587440384
per 100,000 506.7453.1501.7459.4467.8471.5495.6622.8562.5477.2462.1345.3298.6
Burglaries 1,5151,8752,1972,1762,1672,4132,1881,9872,0901,8971,8561,6701,550
per 100,000 1342.01612.11849.51851.11823.32010.21766.21621.91696.31516.41461.01310.51205.3
Thefts 5,9356,7877,1435,9906,4865,7404,8695,6114,9154,8794,3734,5934,139
per 100,000 5257.25835.46013.25095.75457.34781.93930.44579.93989.23900.13442.33604.33218.6
Auto thefts 946796716607550692455431388334210159155
per 100,000 838.0684.4602.8516.4462.8576.5367.3351.8314.9267.0165.3124.8120.5
Arson 52603240274128143521263553
per 100,000 46.151.626.934.022.734.222.611.428.416.820.527.541.2
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 642.8641.2650.5571.9594.0596.0532.1588.0543.3478.9431.2433.4373.1

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 325 (240 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.87
Texas average:

1.95

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Waco, Texas accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.5%
Texas:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +9,569 (+9.2%).

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (11%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
  • Public administration (3%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Health care (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Waco-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 179% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/11/1953, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 0.4 miles away from the Waco city center killed 114 people and injured 597 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/6/1973, a category F5 tornado 16.8 miles away from the city center .

Earthquake activity:

Waco-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/31/2008 at 05:01:54, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 89.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in McLennan County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Hurricanes: 5, Storms: 5, Fires: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Wind: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Waco topographic map

Birthplace of: C. Wright Mills - Sociologist, Hank Thompson (musician) - Country musician, Ashlee Simpson - Singer, Benny Hester - Musisian, Joe Barton - Politician, Steve Martin - Comedian, Robert Wilson (director) - Stage director, Heath Herring - Martial artist, Jennifer Love Hewitt - movie and television actress, Doris Miller.

Medal of Honor Recipients born in Waco: Whitt L. Moreland, William Kelly Harrison.

Main business address for: CENTRAL FREIGHT LINES INC (TRUCKING (NO LOCAL)), TRANSDIGM INC (AIRCRAFT PART & AUXILIARY EQUIPMENT, NEC), FIRSTCITY FINANCIAL CORP (SHORT-TERM BUSINESS CREDIT INSTITUTIONS), TRANSDIGM HOLDING CO (AIRCRAFT PART & AUXILIARY EQUIPMENT, NEC).


Hospitals/medical centers in Waco:

  • BRAZOS KIDNEY DISEASE CTR WACO (Dialysis Facility, 2329 N. 39TH)
  • FMC DIALYSIS SERVICES WACO WEST (Dialysis Facility, 730 W. HIGHWAY 6)
  • FMC GREENWAY KIDNEY CENTER (Dialysis Facility, 5940 CROSSLAKE PARKWAY)
  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH OF WACO (Home Health Center, 7003 WOODWAY DRIVE SUITE #313)
  • AR MONI HEALTHCARE SERVICES INC (Home Health Center, 7524 BOSQUE SQUARE SUITE B)
  • BETHANY HOME HEALTH OF WACO LLC (Home Health Center, 6801 SANGER AVENUE SUITE 150)
  • BLUEBONNET HEALTH SERVICES OF WACO (Home Health Center, 2020 N VALLEY MILLS)
  • INTERIM HEALTHCARE OF WACO (Home Health Center, 8004 WOODWAY DRIVE STE 500)
  • PROVIDENCE HOME CARE (Home Health Center, 528 MEADOWLAKE CENTER)
  • RELIABLE HOME HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, 6312 COBB)
  • SCOTT AND WHITE HOMECARE AT HILLCREST (Home Health Center, 3000 HERRING AVENUE)
  • TEXAS HOME HEALTH SKILLED SERVICES (Home Health Center, 7503 BOSQUE BLVD)
  • BLUEBONNET HOSPICE AND HOME CARE INC (Hospital, 1105 WOODED ACRES #260)
  • DE PAUL CENTER (Hospital, 301 LONDONBERRY DR)
  • HILLCREST BAPTIST MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 100 HILLCREST MEDICAL BLVD)
  • NORTHWEST WACO LIVING RESIDENCE (Hospital, 2323 N 39TH ST)
  • PECAN RIDGE LIVING CENTER LTD (Hospital, 1916 SELEY)
  • PROVIDENCE HEALTH CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, 6901 MEDICAL PARKWAY)
  • PROVIDENCE HOSPICE (Hospital, 4830 LAKEWOOD DRIVE SUITE #2)
  • SOUTHERN CARE WACO (Hospital, 1101 WOODED ACRES SUITE #107)
  • TEXAS HOME HEALTH HOSPICE (Hospital, 3001 WEST WACO DRIVE SUITE #B)
  • WEST WARD GROUP HOME (Hospital, 108 WEST WARD)
  • BELLMEAD REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 4601 WISCONSIN ST)
  • CARE INN OF WACO (Nursing Home, 5900 CLOVER LANE)
  • CHRISTUS ST ELIZABETH NSG HOME (Nursing Home, 106 S 5TH)
  • CRESTVIEW HEALTHCARE RESIDENCE LTD (Nursing Home, 1400 LAKE SHORE DR)
  • CRESTVIEW MANOR RET AND CONV CTR (Nursing Home, 1400 LAKESHORE DR)
  • GREENVIEW MANOR (Nursing Home, 401 OWEN LN)
  • HILLCREST BAPTIST MEDICAL CENTER (Nursing Home, 3000 HERRING AVE)
  • HILLCREST MANOR NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, 3008 LYLE STREET)
  • JEFFREY PLACE HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 820 JEFFREY DR)
  • LAKE SHORE VILLAGE HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 2320 LAKE SHORE DR)
  • OAKBROOK NURSING AND REH (Nursing Home, 1701 WACO DRIVE)
  • PARKVIEW NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 2120 N 4TH ST)
  • QUALITY CARE OF WACO (Nursing Home, 2501 MAPLE AVE)
  • REGENT CARE CENTER OF WOODWAY (Nursing Home, 7801 WOODWAY DR)
  • RIDGECREST RETIREMENT CENTER (Nursing Home, 1900 HWY 6 W)
  • ROYAL MANOR (Nursing Home, 9114 ROYAL LN)
  • SAINT CATHERINE CENTER (Nursing Home, 300 WEST HIGHWAY 6)
  • ST ELIZABETHS NH (Nursing Home, 406 AUSTIN AVE)
  • TWIN OAKS RETIREMENT CENTER (Nursing Home, 2329 N 39TH ST)
  • WESLEY WOODS HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 1700 WOODGATE DRIVE)
  • WOODLAND SPRINGS NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, 1010 DALLAS ST)

Political contributions by individuals in Waco, TX

Airports and heliports located in Waco:


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Amtrak station near Waco:

  • 17 miles: MCGREGOR (1 AMTRAK BLVD.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Local government website: www.waco-texas.com

Colleges/Universities in Waco:

  • Baylor University (Full-time enrollment: 13,993; Location: 500 Speight Ave.; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.baylor.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • McLennan Community College (FT enrollment: 4,343; Location: 1400 College Dr; Public; Website: www.mclennan.edu)
  • Texas State Technical College Waco (FT enrollment: 3,995; Location: 3801 Campus Dr; Public; Website: www.waco.tstc.edu)
  • ATI Career Training Center (FT enrollment: 483; Location: 1417 South Valley Mills Dr; Private, for-profit; Website: www.aticareertraining.edu)
  • Texas State Technical College-System (Location: 3801 Campus Dr; Public; Website: www.tstc.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Waco:

  • Temple College (about 36 miles; Temple, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,250)
  • University of Mary Hardin-Baylor (about 39 miles; Belton, TX; FT enrollment: 2,379)
  • Central Texas College (about 49 miles; Killeen, TX; FT enrollment: 4,130)
  • Navarro College (about 54 miles; Corsicana, TX; FT enrollment: 4,283)
  • Tarleton State University (about 78 miles; Stephenville, TX; FT enrollment: 6,579)
  • Lincoln College of Technology (about 80 miles; Grand Prairie, TX; FT enrollment: 2,018)
  • Texas A & M University (about 81 miles; College Station, TX; FT enrollment: 43,338)

Biggest public high schools in Waco:

Private high schools in Waco:

  • REICHER CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 193; Location: 2102 N 23RD ST; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • TEXAS CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 167; Location: 4600 SANGER AVE; Grades: 7 - 12)
  • VANGUARD COLLEGE PREPARATORY SCHOOL (Students: 156; Location: 2517 MOUNT CARMEL DR; Grades: 7 - 12)
  • PARKVIEW CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 111; Location: 1100 E LAKE SHORE DR UNIT C; Grades: KG - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Waco:

Private elementary/middle schools in Waco:

  • ST LOUIS CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 351; Location: 2208 N 23RD ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • WACO MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 222; Location: 1920 COLUMBUS AVE; Grades: PK - 6)
  • LIVE OAK CLASSICAL SCHOOL (Students: 191; Location: 500 CLAY ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • WACO BAPTIST ACADEMY (Students: 168; Location: 6125 BOSQUE BLVD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST PAULS EPISCOPAL DAY SCHOOL (Students: 112; Location: 517 COLUMBUS AVE; Grades: PK - 6)
  • NEW CREATION ADVENTIST SCHOOL (Students: 14; Location: 800 W STATE HIGHWAY 6; Grades: 1 - 8)
See full list of schools located in Waco, map of school districts

Library in Waco:

  • WACO-MCLENNAN COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $3,394,228; Location: 1717 AUSTIN AVE; 287,625 books; 2,653 e-books; 11,447 audio materials; 15,775 video materials; 13 local licensed databases; 50 state licensed databases; 417 print serial subscriptions; 2 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Midway Middle School is grades 6-7, not 6-10. Enrollment figure looks right. Midway High school is grades 9-12, and enrollment is about 1800.
  • In your list of celebrities born in Waco Texas you left someone out. Actor Steve Martin was born here on August 14th 1945.

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Notable locations in Waco: Heart O' Texas Fairground (A), Ridgewood Country Club (B), Texas Highway Department (C), Veterans Administration Hospital Historic District (D), Avon Park (E), Hippodrome (F), John Wesley Mann House (G), Madison Cooper House (H), McCulloch House (I), McLennan County Courthouse (J), Historic Waco Foundation (K), The Helen Marie Taylor Museum (L), Dr Pepper Museum (M), Art Center of Waco (N), Strecker Museum Complex (O), The Earle Harrison House (P), Texas Sports Hall of Fame (Q), Texas Scottish Rite Museum (R), Texas Scottish Rite Library (S), Waco Fire Department Station 7 (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Richland Shopping Center (1), Lake Air Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Waco include: Parkview Church (A), Trinity Church (B), Timbercrest Church (C), Alice Avenue Church (D), Asbury Church (E), Austin Avenue Church (F), Beverly Hills Church (G), Brookview Church (H), Calvary Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: McLennan Cemetery (1), Rosemound Cemetery (2), Oakwood Cemetery (3), Jacob-Sholom Cemetery (4), Restland Cemetery (5), Concord Cemetery (6), Greenwood Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Browns Lake (A), Lake Robinhood (B), Lake Brazos (C), Waco Lake (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Bosque River (A), Waco Creek (B), Tennant Branch (C), White Rock Creek (D), Speegleville Creek (E), Spring Branch (F), Hog Creek (G), Marlin Branch (H), Live Oak Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Waco include: Kendrick Park (1), Koehne Park (2), Jacee Park (3), Speegleville Park (4), Viking Hills Park (5), Cameron Park (6), Baylor Ball Park (7), Hog Creek Wildlife Management Area (8), Baylor Stadium (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Art Center Waco (Museums; 1300 College Drive) (1), Fort House Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 503 South 4th Street) (2), East Terrace Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 100 Mill Street) (3), Cameron Park Zoo (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1701 North 4th Street) (4), Earle-Napier-Kinnard House Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 814 South 4th Street) (5), Davis Robert E (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 4521 Speight Avenue) (6), Earle Harrison House (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1901 North 5th Street) (7), Business Services Inc (Amusement & Theme Parks; 5215 Sanger Avenue) (8), First Cash Advance (1428 Wooded Acres Drive) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Budget Inn (1700 Interstate 35 South) (1), America's Best Inns (3829 Franklin Avenue) (2), Best Western Old Main Lodge (Interstate 35 At 4th Street) (3), American Inn (4908 West Waco Drive) (4), Bed and Breakfast On White Rock Creek (267 Ruby Dell Lane) (5), Clarion Inn Waco (801 South 4th Street) (6), Astro Motel (3416 Interstate 35 South) (7). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: McLennan County - Michael Gassaway Courthouse- Court No 2- County Courts at Law- Court (501 Washington Avenue) (1), United States Government - Judiciary- U S District Court- District Court C (901 Washington Avenue) (2), McLennan County - Tenth Court of Appeals Courthouse (501 Washington Avenue) (3), Texas State - Youth Commission- Juvenile Parole Office (717 Franklin Avenue) (4), Waco City - Municipal Court (201 West Waco Drive) (5), Firstcare (1105 Wooded Acres) (6). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
McLennan 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)
AQI  CO  SO2 NO2 Ozone 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 26.2. This is better than average.
City:

26.2
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2003 was 10.5. This is about average. There were 4 monitors within city limits.
City:

10.5
U.S.:

11.9
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.123. This is significantly better than average. There were 4 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.123
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.0572. This is significantly better than average. There were 4 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.0572
U.S.:

2.4332
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.00. This is significantly better than average. There were 4 monitors within city limits.
City:

2.00
U.S.:

9.39
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 30.9. This is about average. There were 4 monitors within city limits.
City:

30.9
U.S.:

28.3

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

CHALK BLUFF WSC (Population served: 2511, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
BOSQUEVILLE GREEN ACRES WSC (Population served: 195, Purch_surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2002, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-1996, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • Notification, Public - In OCT-2000, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • One routine major monitoring violation

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

  • USCOE SPEEGLEVILLE PARK 3 (Population served: 569, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • USCOE SPEEGLEVILLE PARK 1 SOUTH (Population served: 313, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • USCOE SPEEGLEVILLE PARK 1 NORTH (Population served: 313, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 27.4%
(23.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.9% for Black residents, 29.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  58.4%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.4%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Waco, TX

People in group quarters in Waco in 2010:

  • 4,674 people in college/university student housing
  • 1,488 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 1,138 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 204 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 158 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 92 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 68 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 45 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 42 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 41 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 40 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 22 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 7 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Waco in 2000:

  • 4,317 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 1,599 people in nursing homes
  • 741 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 399 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 374 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 308 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 299 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 159 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 93 people in other group homes
  • 90 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 81 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 78 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 56 people in halfway houses
  • 52 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 42 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 24 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 21 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 9 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 9 people in religious group quarters

Waco compared to Texas state average:

Waco, Texas environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.


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Arenas or stadiums:

  • Floyd Casey Stadium. Capacity: 50,000. Baylor Bears.
  • Ferrell Center. Baylor University.
  • Heart O' Texas Coliseum. Capacity: 9,000.

Banks with most branches in Waco (2011 data):

  • Compass Bank: Bellmead Branch, Waco Downtown Branch, Woodway Branch, Valley Mills Drive Branch. 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.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Waco Wooded Acres Branch, Waco Main Branch, Hewitt - Woodway Branch. 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
  • Community Bank & Trust, Waco, Texas: at 1800 Washington Avenue, Chapel Road Branch, Waco Branch. Info updated 2007/03/21: Bank assets: $407.8 mil, Deposits: $362.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Community Company, The
  • Bank of America, National Association: Waco Branch, Lake Air Branch, Midway Branch. 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 Community Bank, National Association: Valley Mills Branch, New Road Branch, Hewitt Branch. Info updated 2009/03/24: Bank assets: $634.7 mil, Deposits: $559.1 mil, headquarters in Sugar Land, TX, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 33 total offices, Holding Company: Jll/Fch Holdings I, Llc
  • First National Bank of Central Texas: Woodway-Hewitt Branch, China Spring Branch, First National Bank Of Central Texas. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $608.3 mil, Deposits: $543.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Fct Bancshares, Inc.
  • Extraco Banks, National Association: Midway Branch, North Lake Shore Branch, Waco/North Valley Mills Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,194.0 mil, Deposits: $883.6 mil, headquarters in Temple, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 19 total offices, Holding Company: Extraco Corporation
  • First National Bank Texas: Hewitt Banking Center - Rc 861 at 600 Hewitt Drive, branch established on 2004/07/21; Waco Banking Center - Rc 618 at 4320 Franklin Avenue, branch established on 1998/10/22. 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.
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Midway Banking Center Branch at 800 Hewitt Drive, branch established on 2005/11/17; Waco Branch at 320 New Road, branch established on 1960/06/03. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • 11 other banks with 13 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Waco, Texas:

  • Super 8, 6624 Woodway Dr, Waco, TX 76712 , Phone: (254) 776-3194, Fax: (254) 772-6047
  • Manor Inn, 4201 Franklin Ave, Waco, TX 76710 , Phone: (254) 772-9440
  • La Quinta Inn #2511 Waco, 1110 S 9TH St, Waco, TX 76706 , Phone: (254) 752-9741, Fax: (254) 757-1600
  • Hilton Waco, 113 S University Park Dr, Waco, TX 76701 , Phone: (254) 754-8484, Fax: (254) 752-2214
  • Clarion Hotel Waco, 801 S 4TH St, Waco, TX 76706 , Phone: (254) 757-2000, Fax: (254) 757-1110
  • Victorian Inns, 720 S MLK Blvd @ I-35, Waco, TX 76704 , Phone: (254) 752-3388, Fax: (254) 752-3388
  • Motel 6 #1198 Waco, 3120 Kulten Fwy, Waco, TX 76706 , Phone: (254) 662-4622, Fax: (254) 662-6407
  • Waco Super 8 Motel, 1320 S Jack Kultgen Way, Waco, TX 76706 , Phone: (254) 754-1023, Fax: (254) 754-0127
  • 23 other hotels and motels
All 31 fire-safe hotels and motels in Waco, Texas

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Waco travel time to work - commute


Waco mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (55%)
  • Utility gas (44%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Waco city (based on McLennan County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 60.51%
Here60.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristAssemblies of God
Adherents49.6%17.7%13.5%3.3%2.5%
Congregations36.5%5.2%16.7%11.1%4.8%
NameLutheran ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaEpiscopal ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Other
Adherents2.0%1.5%1.5%1.5%6.7%
Congregations2.0%2.0%1.2%2.4%18.3%
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: 22
This county:

0.97 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
McLennan County:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 25
McLennan County:

1.10 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 115
This county:

5.05 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 127
McLennan County:

5.57 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

10.1%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

31.3%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
McLennan County:

12.6%
State:

15.7%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 45$185,442$49,4513$2,451
Other Government Administration 34$154,723$54,60811$9,598
Judicial and Legal 23$105,688$55,1420$0
Police Protection - Officers 230$1,213,724$63,3250$0
Police - Other 82$237,914$34,81711$12,821
Firefighters 188$788,569$50,3340$0
Fire - Other 5$20,172$48,4130$0
Streets and Highways 107$274,326$30,7661$558
Airports 11$29,504$32,1862$1,705
Health 73$230,539$37,89711$17,477
Solid Waste Management 81$211,937$31,3981$1,025
Sewerage 72$234,662$39,1100$0
Parks and Recreation 199$495,157$29,85940$43,138
Housing and Community Development(Local) 20$79,062$47,4370$0
Water Supply 97$294,458$36,4281$1,147
Local Libraries 33$106,318$38,66120$20,378
Other and Unallocable 84$238,862$34,1230$0
Totals for Government 1,384$4,901,057$42,495101$110,298

Waco government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $19,482,000 ($153.38)
    Sewerage: $7,479,000 ($58.88)
    Regular Highways: $6,565,000 ($51.69)
    General - Other: $5,374,000 ($42.31)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,879,000 ($22.67)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $26,481,000 ($208.48)
    Water Utilities: $15,391,000 ($121.17)
    Local Fire Protection: $13,836,000 ($108.93)
    Parks and Recreation: $13,482,000 ($106.14)
    Solid Waste Management: $9,681,000 ($76.22)
    Sewerage: $6,965,000 ($54.83)
    Health - Other: $5,954,000 ($46.88)
    Housing and Community Development: $4,728,000 ($37.22)
    General - Other: $3,709,000 ($29.20)
    Central Staff Services: $3,363,000 ($26.48)
    Transit Utilities: $3,143,000 ($24.74)
    Financial Administration: $3,099,000 ($24.40)
    Libraries: $2,686,000 ($21.15)
    General Public Buildings: $2,225,000 ($17.52)
    Regular Highways: $1,861,000 ($14.65)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,730,000 ($13.62)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,102,000 ($8.68)
    Air Transportation: $1,019,000 ($8.02)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $19,000 ($0.15)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $272,415,000 ($2144.70)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Sewerage: $2,845,000 ($22.40)
    General - Other: $562,000 ($4.42)
    Parks and Recreation: $156,000 ($1.23)
    Solid Waste Management: $35,000 ($0.28)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Transit Utilities: $3,733,000 ($29.39)
    General - Other: $1,459,000 ($11.49)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,008,000 ($7.94)
    Police Protection: $969,000 ($7.63)
    Air Transportation: $174,000 ($1.37)
    Health - Other: $43,000 ($0.34)
    Libraries: $35,000 ($0.28)
    Local Fire Protection: $24,000 ($0.19)
    Regular Highways: $13,000 ($0.10)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000 ($0.02)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $52,074,000 ($409.97)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $7,855,000 ($61.84)

Waco government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $14,865,000 ($117.03)
    Solid Waste Management: $14,387,000 ($113.27)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,657,000 ($28.79)
    All Other: $1,711,000 ($13.47)
    Air Transportation: $841,000 ($6.62)
    Housing and Community Development: $330,000 ($2.60)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $8,000 ($0.06)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $141,449,000 ($1113.61)
    Housing and Community Development: $4,302,000 ($33.87)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $785,000 ($6.18)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $255,090,000 ($2008.30)
    General Revenue, NEC: $11,149,000 ($87.77)
    Fines and Forfeits: $2,099,000 ($16.53)
    Special Assessments: $559,000 ($4.40)
    Rents: $136,000 ($1.07)
    Donations From Private Sources: $88,000 ($0.69)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $26,602,000 ($209.43)
    Transit Utilities: $845,000 ($6.65)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $3,068,000 ($24.15)
    Transit Utilities: $2,355,000 ($18.54)
    Health and Hospitals: $2,182,000 ($17.18)
    Highways: $222,000 ($1.75)
    Water Utilities: $33,000 ($0.26)
  • Tax - Property: $35,052,000 ($275.96)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $24,749,000 ($194.85)
    Public Utilities Sales: $12,062,000 ($94.96)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,544,000 ($12.16)
    Other License: $815,000 ($6.42)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $67,000 ($0.53)

Waco government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $8,177,736,000 ($64382.50)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $5,697,395,000 ($44855.02)
    Issue, Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $3,962,409,000 ($31195.65)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,482,068,000 ($11668.17)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $227,936,000 ($1794.52)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $186,320,000 ($1466.88)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $55,661,000 ($438.21)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,045,000 ($110.57)

Waco government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,163,000 ($87.89)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $127,272,000 ($1002.00)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,178,360,000 ($64387.41)

6.41% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,898 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.41%
Texas average:

8.37%

0.12% of residents moved from foreign countries ($266 average AGI)
McLennan County:

0.12%
Texas average:

0.20%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Bell County, TX  0.39% ($33,125 average AGI)
from Dallas County, TX  0.31% ($28,308)
from Tarrant County, TX  0.29% ($37,583)


6.60% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,789 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.60%
Texas average:

7.44%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($274 average AGI)
McLennan County:

0.05%
Texas average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Tarrant County, TX  0.45% ($33,793 average AGI)
to Dallas County, TX  0.43% ($33,143)
to Bell County, TX  0.41% ($28,466)

Strongest AM radio stations in Waco:

  • KRZI (1580 AM; 10 kW; WACO, TX; Owner: VAN D. GOODALL, JR.)
  • KWTX (1230 AM; 1 kW; WACO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBBW (1010 AM; 10 kW; WACO-MARLIN, TX; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING OF TEXAS)
  • KRZX (1660 AM; 10 kW; WACO, TX; Owner: VAN D. GOODALL, JR.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Waco:

  • KBCT (94.5 FM; WACO, TX; Owner: KENNELWOOD BCST/G COMPANY, INC.)
  • WACO-FM (99.9 FM; WACO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWTX-FM (97.5 FM; WACO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWBU-FM (103.3 FM; WACO, TX; Owner: BRAZOS VALLEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • KLRK (92.9 FM; MARLIN, TX; Owner: VAN D. GOODALL, JR.)
  • KBGO (95.7 FM; WACO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • K221DF (92.1 FM; WACO, ETC., TX; Owner: JAKE E. KING AND JOHN S. LATOUR)
  • KBRQ (102.5 FM; HILLSBORO, TX; Owner: CHASE RADIO PROPERTIES, L.L.C.)
  • KBDE (89.9 FM; TEMPLE, TX; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KNCT-FM (91.3 FM; KILLEEN, TX; Owner: CENTRAL TEXAS COLLEGE)
  • KWOW (104.1 FM; CLIFTON, TX; Owner: M&M BROADCASTERS, LTD.)
  • KLTD (101.7 FM; TEMPLE, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Waco:

  • KWBU-TV (Channel 34; WACO, TX; Owner: BRAZOS VALLEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • KXXV (Channel 25; WACO, TX; Owner: CENTEX TELEVISION LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCEN-TV (Channel 6; TEMPLE, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 6, INC.)
  • KWKT (Channel 44; WACO, TX; Owner: COMCORP OF TEXAS LICENSE CORP.)
  • KWTX-TV (Channel 10; WACO, TX; Owner: KWTX-KBTX LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KSEX-LP (Channel 57; DALLAS, TX; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Waco fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Waco)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 472 (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 Waco, TX)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 93 (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: 149 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 468 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Waco)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 6 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Waco)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 170 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 21 full and 13 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 ORIGINATED345$109,929495$108,383584$125,01090$41,20512$924,975283$94,8916$30,120
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED13$121,45219$80,46845$107,09612$22,8020$09$57,3062$37,345
APPLICATIONS DENIED70$122,12357$71,383254$90,76696$23,8281$440,00040$69,2856$64,753
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN35$92,21738$99,620148$109,27130$47,0830$011$91,5351$34,180
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$120,5801$122,44032$104,5542$33,3950$01$111,5700$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 34 tracts in Waco, TX

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 13 full and 9 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED43$157,34617$169,1321$72,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED9$118,0949$196,3290$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$89,4081$81,2601$22,800
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$133,7382$109,8050$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$72,0000$00$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 825
  • Hazardous Condition: 593
  • Service Call: 82
  • Good Intent Call: 24

Incident types - Waco


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Waco, TX

Most common first names in Waco, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary97678.9 years
James97172.2 years
John92873.8 years
William90674.7 years
Robert68670.8 years
Willie47675.0 years
Charles45172.2 years
George41574.9 years
Joe35072.3 years
Thomas31473.7 years
Most common last names in Waco, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith63674.3 years
Johnson46774.0 years
Williams46473.8 years
Brown38372.8 years
Jones35475.3 years
Davis29373.8 years
Taylor23374.2 years
Harris22874.9 years
Walker21374.3 years
Moore20075.3 years
Businesses in Waco, TX
NameCountNameCount
AMF Bowling2Kohl's1
AT&T6La Quinta2
Abercrombie & Fitch1La-Z-Boy1
Ace Hardware1Lane Bryant1
Aeropostale1Lane Furniture3
American Eagle Outfitters1LensCrafters1
Ann Taylor1Little Caesars Pizza1
Applebee's1Long John Silver's2
Arby's2Lowe's1
Ashley Furniture1Marriott3
AutoZone2Marshalls1
Baskin-Robbins1MasterBrand Cabinets5
Bath & Body Works1Maurices1
Bed Bath & Beyond1McDonald's8
Best Western1Men's Wearhouse1
Blockbuster1Motel 61
Burger King5Motherhood Maternity1
Burlington Coat Factory1New Balance1
CVS1Nike8
Casual Male XL1Office Depot2
Catherines1OfficeMax1
Chick-Fil-A3Old Navy1
Chico's1Olive Garden1
Chipotle1On The Border1
Chuck E. Cheese's1Outback1
Church's Chicken4Outback Steakhouse1
Cinnabon 2Pac Sun1
Clarion1Panda Express2
Cold Stone Creamery1Panera Bread1
Coldwater Creek1Papa John's Pizza2
ColorTyme1Payless2
Comfort Inn1Penske2
Comfort Suites1PetSmart1
Curves2Pier 1 Imports1
DHL2Pizza Hut2
Dairy Queen6Popeyes1
Days Inn1Quality1
Dennys2Quiznos1
Discount Tire1RadioShack3
Domino's Pizza5Red Lobster1
DressBarn1Rodeway Inn1
Econo Lodge1Rue211
Express1Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Extended Stay America1SAS Shoes1
FedEx33SONIC Drive-In5
Finish Line1Sam's Club1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Sears2
Foot Locker1Soma Intimates1
Forever 211Spencer Gifts1
GNC3Sprint Nextel2
GameStop2Starbucks3
Gap1Subway10
Goodwill3Super 82
Gymboree1T-Mobile6
H&R Block4Taco Bell4
Hobby Lobby1Target1
Holiday Inn2The Room Place2
Hollister Co.1Toys"R"Us1
Home Depot1Travelodge1
Hot Topic1True Value1
IHOP2U-Haul7
JCPenney1UPS27
Jack In The Box4Vans2
Jamba Juice1Verizon Wireless4
Jimmy John's2Victoria's Secret1
JoS. A. Bank1Walgreens1
Jones New York3Walmart2
Journeys1Wendy's4
KFC1YMCA3
Knights Inn2
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Waco on our top lists:

  • #42 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of college students (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 100 cities with youngest residents (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 100 cities with lowest ratio of median house value to median household income (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 100 cities with shortest commuting times (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 100 cities with largest land areas (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 100 least-safe cities (highest city-data.com crime index) (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #3 (76798) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of returns reporting salary or wage in 2004 (pop 1,000+)"
  • #13 (76798) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Sudanese first ancestries"
  • #26 (76701) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Unclassified or not reported first ancestries (pop 1,000+)"
  • #38 (76798) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of New Zealander first ancestries"
  • #48 (76701) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Australian first ancestries"
  • #61 (76701) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of European first ancestries (pop 1,000+)"
  • #81 (76710) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most beauty salons in 2005"
  • #100 (76798) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Nigerian first ancestries (pop 1,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Julio Palma (6)
  • Kenneth W. Busch (6)
  • Duane M. Sulak (5)
  • Robert J. Corbett (5)
  • Larry D. Mercer (5)
  • Ryan A. Wheeler (4)
  • Cody Moore (4)
  • Marianna Busch (4)
  • Rakesh D. Jagdale (3)
  • David Haynes (3)

Total of 107 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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