Watauga, Texas

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Population in 2017: 24,602 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +12.3%
 
Males: 12,336  (50.1%)
Females: 12,266  (49.9%)
Median resident age:

34.4 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 76148.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $79,945 (it was $56,751 in 2000)
Watauga:

$79,945
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $27,516 (it was $19,872 in 2000)

Watauga city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $165,184 (it was $78,600 in 2000)
Watauga:

$165,184
TX:

$172,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $134,513; detached houses: $134,316; townhouses or other attached units: $168,941; mobile homes: $80,686

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,384.

March 2019 cost of living index in Watauga: 95.6 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 9.2%
(8.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.0% for Black residents, 9.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 19.6% for other race residents, 3.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Watauga, TX (2017)
    • 16,30963.6%White alone
    • 5,23520.4%Hispanic
    • 2,0798.1%Asian alone
    • 8923.5%Black alone
    • 4791.9%Two or more races
    • 1500.6%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 21 registered sex offenders living in Watauga, Texas as of September 20, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Watauga is 1,199 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Watauga by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.1)
1
(4.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
9
(37.4)
2
(8.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(8.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.1)
3
(12.5)
6
(24.6)
0
(0.0)
3
(12.3)
9
(36.7)
17
(68.8)
14
(56.4)
13
(52.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
7
(29.1)
22
(90.9)
18
(75.2)
14
(58.1)
11
(45.4)
7
(28.6)
17
(70.9)
11
(45.1)
6
(24.8)
4
(16.4)
8
(32.6)
8
(32.4)
5
(20.1)
10
(40.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
39
(162.2)
29
(119.8)
51
(213.1)
64
(265.4)
91
(375.5)
52
(212.3)
73
(304.3)
29
(118.9)
16
(66.1)
16
(65.7)
17
(69.3)
20
(80.9)
19
(76.6)
25
(101.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
115
(478.4)
127
(524.5)
138
(576.7)
138
(572.3)
173
(713.8)
132
(538.9)
140
(583.6)
110
(451.0)
81
(334.6)
62
(254.6)
78
(317.8)
55
(222.4)
68
(274.0)
40
(161.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
494
(2,055)
491
(2,028)
355
(1,483)
375
(1,555)
374
(1,543)
388
(1,584)
481
(2,005)
385
(1,579)
358
(1,479)
349
(1,433)
452
(1,841)
353
(1,428)
328
(1,322)
244
(985.6)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
46
(191.4)
47
(194.1)
43
(179.7)
43
(178.3)
40
(165.1)
30
(122.5)
44
(183.4)
23
(94.3)
20
(82.6)
21
(86.2)
27
(110.0)
18
(72.8)
14
(56.4)
35
(141.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
5
(20.8)
5
(20.6)
3
(12.5)
4
(16.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(8.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.1)
1
(4.0)
2
(8.1)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)202.1191.2179.3193.7213.6165.2227.8159.2109.8110.0165.8167.5143.1136.4

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City-data.com crime index in Watauga, TX

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 43 (33 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.33
Texas average:

1.55
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Ancestries: American (14.2%), Irish (7.9%), German (7.6%), English (4.2%), Italian (3.7%), Scotch-Irish (2.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 4.17 square miles.

Population density: 5,903 people per square mile   (average).

Watauga, Texas map

2,957 residents are foreign born (4.4% Latin America, 2.1% Asia).

This city:

11.5%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,041 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,362 (1.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: North Richland Hills, TX (2.1 miles , pop. 55,635).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northeast Tarrant, TX (3.5 miles , pop. 402,130).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (27.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

North Richland Hills, TX (1.4 miles ),
Northeast Tarrant, TX (1.9 miles ),
Keller, TX (2.0 miles ),
Haltom City, TX (2.0 miles ),
Richland Hills, TX (2.1 miles ),
Hurst, TX (2.2 miles ),
Blue Mound, TX (2.3 miles ),
Colleyville, TX (2.4 miles )

Latitude: 32.87 N, Longitude: 97.25 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -7,352 (-28.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,171 (9.0%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 817

Distribution of median household income in Watauga, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in Watauga, TX in 2017

Property values in Watauga, TX

Watauga satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 50 buildings, average cost: $92,600
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 1999: 16 buildings, average cost: $93,900
  • 2000: 168 buildings, average cost: $147,400
  • 2001: 240 buildings, average cost: $122,100
  • 2002: 152 buildings, average cost: $118,000
  • 2003: 62 buildings, average cost: $132,000
  • 2004: 26 buildings, average cost: $108,800
  • 2005: 37 buildings, average cost: $132,000
  • 2006: 29 buildings, average cost: $143,200
  • 2007: 26 buildings, average cost: $154,200
  • 2008: 24 buildings, average cost: $158,600
  • 2009: 11 buildings, average cost: $139,700
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2013: 8 buildings, average cost: $85,900
  • 2014: 6 buildings, average cost: $112,900
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $156,600
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $170,000
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $185,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Watauga, TX residents
Average permit cost in Watauga, TX
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.3%
Texas:

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

Population change in the 1990s: +1,807 (+9.0%).
Most common industries in Watauga, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (8.5%)
  • Health care (5.4%)
  • Air transportation (5.3%)
  • Educational services (5.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.9%)
  • Public administration (4.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.1%)
  • Air transportation (6.7%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.0%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (3.9%)
  • Public administration (3.9%)
  • Truck transportation (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (10.7%)
  • Educational services (8.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.7%)
  • Public administration (4.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.1%)
Most common occupations in Watauga, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (8.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.8%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.8%)

Average climate in Watauga, Texas

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Watauga, 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 78.9. This is about average.

City:

78.9
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2014 was 0.219. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.219
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 5.81. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.81
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.352. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.352
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.12. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.12
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Watauga-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 151% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/25/1990, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.2 miles away from the Watauga city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/4/1960, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.7 miles away from the city center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Watauga-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 204.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 132.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 402.5 miles away from Watauga center
On 1/18/1995 at 15:51:39, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 133.1 miles away from Watauga center
On 4/28/1998 at 14:13:01, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 148.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/15/1990 at 11:44:41, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 LG, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 132.1 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 Tarrant County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Fires: 6, Hurricanes: 6, Tornadoes: 5, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Watauga topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Watauga:

  • SAFE CARE I I (8005 LAZY BROOK DR)
  • SAFE CARE PARTNERS I (6517 BROOKSIDE DR)
  • NORTH POINTE NURSING AND REHABILITATION LP (7804 VIRGIL R ANTHONY BLVD)

Amtrak station near Watauga:

  • 10 miles: FORT WORTH (1501 JONES ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Watauga:

  • Tarrant County College District (about 10 miles; Fort Worth, TX; Full-time enrollment: 33,775)
  • The University of Texas at Arlington (about 13 miles; Arlington, TX; FT enrollment: 27,453)
  • Texas Christian University (about 13 miles; Fort Worth, TX; FT enrollment: 9,131)
  • DeVry University-Texas (about 15 miles; Irving, TX; FT enrollment: 4,098)
  • North Lake College (about 17 miles; Irving, TX; FT enrollment: 6,191)
  • University of Dallas (about 20 miles; Irving, TX; FT enrollment: 2,192)
  • Dallas Baptist University (about 21 miles; Dallas, TX; FT enrollment: 4,280)

Public high school in Watauga:

  • WATAUGA MIDDLE (Students: 738, Location: 6300 MAURIE DR, Grades: 6-9)

Private high school in Watauga:

  • HARVEST CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 275, Location: 7200 DENTON HWY, Grades: KG-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Watauga:

  • WATAUGA EL (Students: 798, Location: 5937 WHITLEY RD, Grades: PK-5)
  • GRACE E HARDEMAN EL (Students: 766, Location: 6100 WHISPERING LN, Grades: PK-5)
  • WHITLEY ROAD EL (Students: 570, Location: 7600 WHITLEY RD, Grades: KG-4)
See full list of schools located in Watauga

Library in Watauga:

  • WATAUGA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $781,219; Location: 7109 WHITLEY RD; 62,131 books; 25 e-books; 5,436 audio materials; 8,571 video materials; 7 local licensed databases; 50 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 170 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Paramed Systems (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Watauga include: Watauga Church of Christ (A), Northside Church of the Nazarene (B), Zion Lutheran Church (C), Life Tabernacle United Pentecostal Church (D), Fellowship Baptist Church of the Parks (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Watauga include: Callahan Field (1), Forest Village Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tarrant County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This city:

3.0 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

78.6%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.2%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
100 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Watauga in 2000:

  • 106 people in nursing homes
  • 35 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 18 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with branches in Watauga (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Rufe Snow Branch at 6624 Watauga Road, branch established on 1996/06/30; Watauga Branch at 8448 Denton Highway, Ste., branch established on 2002/09/09. 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.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Watauga Branch at 7830 Denton Hwy, branch established on 1987/05/26. 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
  • OmniAmerican Bank: Watauga at 8024 Denton Highway, branch established on 2006/04/06. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $1,336.0 mil, Deposits: $818.7 mil, headquarters in Fort Worth, TX, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 15 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Watauga:

Marital status in Watauga, TX
  • Never married: 29.5%
  • Now married: 51.2%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 14.0%

For population 25 years and over in Watauga:

  • High school or higher: 88.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.0
Texas average:

14.0

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

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Religion statistics for Watauga, TX (based on Tarrant County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant544,6701,272
Catholic200,64533
Mainline Protestant141,938158
Other75,335122
Black Protestant33,665103
Orthodox2,5967
None810,185-
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: 212
Tarrant County:

1.24 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 25
Tarrant County:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 194
Tarrant County:

1.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 609
Tarrant County:

3.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 970
Tarrant County:

5.68 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

8.1%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Tarrant County:

26.1%
State:

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

14.5%
Texas:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Watauga:

48.0%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Watauga:

45.6%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Watauga:

28.8
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Watauga:

21.6%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Watauga:

9.8%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Watauga:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.4%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
Watauga:

56.6%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Watauga:

80.8%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Watauga, 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 39$191,761$59,0031$1,063
Firefighters 21$105,231$60,1320$0
Local Libraries 20$39,518$23,7110$0
Parks and Recreation 16$47,964$35,9738$9,719
Other and Unallocable 14$41,614$35,6690$0
Water Supply 14$38,811$33,2670$0
Police - Other 14$59,572$51,06221$7,384
Sewerage 13$36,017$33,2460$0
Financial Administration 11$46,135$50,3290$0
Other Government Administration 10$58,248$69,8980$0
Streets and Highways 9$25,189$33,5850$0
Judicial and Legal 3$10,492$41,9681$416
Health 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 184$700,552$45,68831$18,582

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

  • Construction - General - Other: $3,761,000 ($152.87)
    Parks and Recreation: $58,000 ($2.36)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $4,464,000 ($181.45)
    Water Utilities: $3,385,000 ($137.59)
    Sewerage: $2,784,000 ($113.16)
    General - Other: $1,776,000 ($72.19)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,282,000 ($52.11)
    Local Fire Protection: $897,000 ($36.46)
    Health - Other: $897,000 ($36.46)
    Financial Administration: $852,000 ($34.63)
    Libraries: $799,000 ($32.48)
    Regular Highways: $777,000 ($31.58)
    General Public Buildings: $674,000 ($27.40)
    Central Staff Services: $436,000 ($17.72)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $11,000 ($0.45)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $592,000 ($24.06)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $116,000 ($4.72)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,468,000 ($344.20)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $304,000 ($12.36)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,447,000 ($140.11)
    Other: $1,195,000 ($48.57)
    Parks and Recreation: $244,000 ($9.92)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $681,000 ($27.68)
    General Revenue - Other: $656,000 ($26.66)
    Interest Earnings: $52,000 ($2.11)
    Sale of Property: $48,000 ($1.95)
    Donations From Private Sources: $12,000 ($0.49)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $4,296,000 ($174.62)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $370,000 ($15.04)
  • Tax - Property: $5,668,000 ($230.39)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,626,000 ($228.68)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,217,000 ($49.47)
    Other License: $263,000 ($10.69)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $24,632,000 ($1001.22)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,078,000 ($816.11)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,385,000 ($340.83)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,831,000 ($155.72)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,360,000 ($177.22)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $17,951,000 ($729.66)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $503,000 ($20.45)

7.01% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($61,401 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.01%
Texas average:

7.43%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($578 average AGI)
Tarrant County:

0.05%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Dallas County, TX  1.58% ($54,227 average AGI)
from Denton County, TX  0.50% ($60,862)
from Johnson County, TX  0.25% ($46,311)


6.32% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($62,961 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.32%
Texas average:

7.26%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($614 average AGI)
Tarrant County:

0.05%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Dallas County, TX  1.41% ($47,658 average AGI)
to Denton County, TX  0.57% ($73,415)
to Johnson County, TX  0.36% ($56,606)
Businesses in Watauga, TX
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2McDonald's1
AT&T1Office Depot1
Albertsons2Panda Express1
Avenue1Panera Bread1
Bath & Body Works1Papa John's Pizza1
Brunswick Bowling & Billiards1Payless1
Burger King1PetSmart1
Chick-Fil-A1Pier 1 Imports1
Chipotle1Pizza Hut2
Discount Tire1Plato's Closet1
Domino's Pizza1RadioShack1
Famous Footwear1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx2Sprint Nextel1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Staples1
GNC2Starbucks2
GameStop3T-Mobile1
H&R Block2Taco Bell1
Jack In The Box1Target1
Jamba Juice1UPS2
Lane Bryant1Verizon Wireless2
Little Caesars Pizza1Walgreens1
Marshalls1Wendy's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Watauga:

  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KHVN (970 AM; 10 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KNAX (1630 AM; 10 kW; FT. WORTH, TX; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KLIF (570 AM; 5 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: KLIF LICO, INC.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KTCK (1310 AM; 9 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KTNO (1440 AM; 12 kW; DENTON, TX; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Watauga:

  • KPLX (99.5 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KPLX LICO, INC.)
  • K217BS (91.3 FM; NORTH RICHLAND HILLS, TX; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • KLUV-FM (98.7 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF DALLAS)
  • KLLI (105.3 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF DALLAS)
  • KKDA-FM (104.5 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: SERVICE BROADCASTING I, LTD.)
  • KZPS (92.5 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KHKS (106.1 FM; DENTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KVIL-FM (103.7 FM; HIGHLAND PARK-DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF TEXAS)
  • KOAI (107.5 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: INFINITY KOAI-FM, INC.)
  • KBFB (97.9 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KSCS (96.3 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KLNO (94.1 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KRBV (100.3 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF FORT WORTH)
  • KEGL (97.1 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KCBI (90.9 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CRISWELL CENTER FOR BIBLICAL STUDIES)
  • KDGE (102.1 FM; FORT WORTH-DALLAS, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRR (101.1 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CITY OF DALLAS, TEXAS)
  • KDMX (102.9 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KERA (90.1 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KVTT (91.7 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: RESEARCH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Watauga:

  • KLDT (Channel 55; LAKE DALLAS, TX; Owner: JOHNSON BROADCASTING OF DALLAS, INC.)
  • KXAS-TV (Channel 5; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: STATION VENTURE OPERATIONS, LP)
  • KDTN (Channel 2; DENTON, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTVT (Channel 11; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: CBS STATIONS GROUP OF TEXAS L.P.)
  • KFWD (Channel 52; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: HIC BROADCAST, INC.)
  • KSTR-TV (Channel 49; IRVING, TX; Owner: TELEFUTURA DALLAS LLC)
  • KPXD (Channel 68; ARLINGTON, TX; Owner: PAXSON DALLAS LICENSE, INC.)
  • KUVN (Channel 23; GARLAND, TX; Owner: KUVN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KTXA (Channel 21; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: VIACOM TELEVISION STATIONS GROUP OF DALLAS/FORT WORTH L.P.)
  • KMPX (Channel 29; DECATUR, TX; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WFAA-TV (Channel 8; DALLAS, TX; Owner: WFAA-TV, L.P.)
  • KDFW (Channel 4; DALLAS, TX; Owner: KDFW LICENSE, INC.)
  • KDTX-TV (Channel 58; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF TEXAS, INC.)
  • KXTX-TV (Channel 39; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF TEXAS PARTNERSHIP, LP)
  • KERA-TV (Channel 13; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDAF (Channel 33; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • KDFI (Channel 27; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NEW DMIC, INC.)
  • KUVN-CA (Channel 31; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KUVN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • K26HF (Channel 26; BRITTON, TX; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KHPK-LP (Channel 28; DE SOTO, TX; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K25FW (Channel 25; CORSICANA, TX; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KATA-LP (Channel 60; MESQUITE, TX; Owner: JANE McGINNIS)
  • KLEG-LP (Channel 44; DALLAS, TX; Owner: DILIP VISWANATH)
  • KVFW-LP (Channel 65; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: GERALD BENAVIDES)
  • KJJM-LP (Channel 46; DALLAS/MESQUITE, TX; Owner: JANE McGINNIS)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Watauga fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 19Number of bridges
  • 105ft / 31.8mTotal length
  • $677,000Total costs
  • 142,230Total average daily traffic
  • 691Total average daily truck traffic
  • 143,180Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Watauga, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 81980-1989
  • 81990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Watauga, TX

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Watauga)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • 7101 Whitley City Hall (Lat: 32.865694 Lon: -97.262250), Call Sign: KLB308,
    Assigned Frequencies: 46.0600 MHz, 46.0800 MHz, Grant Date: 08/09/2002, Expiration Date: 10/20/2012, Cancellation Date: 12/22/2012, Registrant: City Of Watauga, 7101 Whitley Road, Watauga, TX 76148, Phone: (817) 514-5872, Fax: (817) 428-0268, Email:
  • 7101 Whitley (Lat: 32.865694 Lon: -97.262250), Call Sign: KZE518,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.055 MHz, Grant Date: 08/14/2000, Expiration Date: 10/02/2005, Cancellation Date: 07/09/2002, Registrant: City Of Dba Watauga, City Of Watauga, 7101 Whitley, Watauga, TX 76148, Phone: (817) 514-5870
  • 7101 Whitley City Hall (Lat: 32.865694 Lon: -97.262250), Call Sign: KLA996,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.370 MHz, Grant Date: 08/09/2002, Expiration Date: 10/20/2012, Cancellation Date: 12/22/2012, Registrant: City Of Watauga, 7101 Whitley Road, Watauga, TX 76148, Phone: (817) 514-5872, Fax: (817) 428-0268, Email:
  • 7101 Whitley Rd (Lat: 32.874861 Lon: -97.256139), Type: Building, Structure height: 6 m, Overall height: 10 m, Call Sign: WPPG486,
    Assigned Frequencies: 1.67000 MHz, Grant Date: 09/17/2004, Expiration Date: 12/07/2014, Cancellation Date: 02/07/2015, Certifier: Gary Johnson, Registrant: City Of Watauga, 7101 Whitley Road, Watauga, TX 76148, Phone: (817) 514-5872, Fax: (817) 428-0268, Email:
  • 8440 Denton Hwy 377 (Lat: 32.893583 Lon: -97.258500), Call Sign: WPZX977,
    Assigned Frequencies: 468.762 MHz, 468.837 MHz, 469.137 MHz, 469.462 MHz, 469.637 MHz, 469.662 MHz, 469.887 MHz, 457.512 MHz, 457.537 MHz, 457.562 MHz, 457.587 MHz, 457.612 MHz, Grant Date: 04/07/2004, Expiration Date: 04/07/2014, Cancellation Date: 06/07/2014, Certifier: John Theuer, Registrant: Hm Electronics, Inc., 14110 Stowe Drive, Poway, CA 92064, Phone: (858) 535-6015, Fax: (858) 452-7207, Email:
  • MP 747.95, Mp 747.95, Choctaw Sub (Lat: 32.852889 Lon: -97.265889), Type: Bant, Structure height: 4 m, Call Sign: WQRN507,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.470 MHz, 160.515 MHz, Grant Date: 06/25/2013, Expiration Date: 06/25/2023, Certifier: Thomas J Mcgovern, Registrant: Prokarma, 222 So 15th St. Suite 505n, Omaha, NE 68102, Phone: (402) 522-5068, Fax: (402) 346-6676, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

107 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Watauga)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Watauga)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full and 2 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 ORIGINATED200$110,25786$81,627238$92,78521$36,49746$64,9130$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED10$94,4806$87,19524$103,9384$19,5733$88,4570$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED18$101,03713$85,269109$90,95244$25,41710$52,9881$84,770
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN24$102,4368$95,61980$92,4397$52,3816$54,1870$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$53,5400$023$89,93412$35,6461$83,9200$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 1138.03 , 1138.08, 1138.09, 1138.10, 1139.04

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED16$98,98513$109,4991$147,220
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$126,9257$123,4211$57,330
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$02$670,2200$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$02$90,4100$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 1138.03 , 1138.08, 1138.09, 1138.10, 1139.04

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Watauga, TX
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Watauga, 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 fires per year is 32. The highest number of fire incidents - 90 took place in 2017, and the least - 1 in 2008. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Watauga, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (63.0%), and Outside Fires (21.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Watauga, TX
    • 34563.0%Structure Fires
    • 11721.4%Outside Fires
    • 458.2%Other
    • 417.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Watauga, TX
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Watauga, TX
  • 72.7%Electricity
  • 26.1%Utility gas
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Watauga, TX
  • 83.2%Electricity
  • 15.2%Utility gas
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Coal or coke


Watauga compared to Texas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Watauga on our top lists:

  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: transportation and warehousing (population 5,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest racial income disparities between White and Black householders (with at least 200 householders)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of one, detached housing units in structures (2,000+ housing units)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest household incomes disparities (population 5,000+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest house values disparities (population 5,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other South Central Asia (population 500+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant adherents"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant congregations"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant adherents"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant congregations"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant adherents"
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