Watauga, Texas

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Population in 2013: 24,187 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +10.4%
 
Males: 11,955  (49.4%)
Females: 12,232  (50.6%)
Median resident age:  34.6 years
Texas median age:  34.0 years

Zip codes: 76148.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $58,907 (it was $56,751 in 2000)
Watauga:

$58,907
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $23,606 (it was $19,872 in 2000)

Watauga city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $106,237 (it was $78,600 in 2000)
Watauga:

$106,237
TX:

$132,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $185,596; Detached houses: $186,653; Townhouses or other attached units: $141,457; In 2-unit structures: $95,769; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $96,059; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $142,066; Mobile homes: $224,467; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $126,000

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,230.

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  • Races in Watauga, TX (2013)

    Watauga races chart
    • 15,50463.0%White alone
    • 6,10924.8%Hispanic
    • 1,3915.7%Black alone
    • 8683.5%Asian alone
    • 4251.7%Two or more races
    • 960.4%American Indian alone
    • 360.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 230.09%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Watauga: 95.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (11.6%), Irish (10.6%), United States (7.7%), English (6.3%), Italian (2.0%), Dutch (1.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 4.17 square miles.

Population density: 5,804 people per square mile   (average).

Watauga,TX real estate house value index trend

Watauga, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Watauga:

  • High school or higher: 87.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Watauga city:

  • Never married: 25.3%
  • Now married: 52.8%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 16.1%

2,407 residents are foreign born (5.7% Latin America, 2.2% Asia).

This city:

9.9%
Texas:

16.5%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 30 registered sex offenders living in Watauga, Texas as of August 02, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Watauga to the number of sex offenders is 801 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,844 (2.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,969 (2.2%)

Watauga satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 32.87 N, Longitude: 97.25 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -6,840 (-28.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,023 (8.2%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 817

Watauga household income distribution Watauga home values distribution

Property values in Watauga, TX


Crime rates in Watauga by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0011000000000
per 100,000 0.00.04.24.20.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 2103192020136N/A
per 100,000 8.943.712.64.237.48.30.08.30.04.112.524.6N/A
Robberies 991111722181411717116
per 100,000 40.239.346.345.929.190.975.258.145.428.670.945.124.8
Assaults 19583853392951649152732916
per 100,000 84.8253.5160.1220.9162.2119.8213.1265.4375.5212.3304.3118.966.1
Burglaries 13917011612411512713813817313214011081
per 100,000 620.4742.9488.6516.9478.4524.5576.7572.3713.8538.9583.6451.0334.6
Thefts 463483426516494491355375374388481385358
per 100,000 2,066.52,110.71,794.52,151.02,055.12,027.71,483.41,555.11,543.21,584.12,004.91,578.51,478.7
Auto thefts 30382748464743434030442320
per 100,000 133.9166.1113.7200.1191.4194.1179.7178.3165.1122.5183.494.382.6
Arson 0135553400102
per 100,000 0.04.412.620.820.820.612.516.60.00.04.20.08.3
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 190.1271.6197.3228.4222.2210.1197.0212.8234.8181.5250.4175.0142.5

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Crime rate in Watauga detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 45 (36 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.49
Texas average:

2.05
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.3%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,807 (+9.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (20%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Watauga, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 Watauga 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 the city 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 the city 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 Watauga 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 (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 6, Hurricanes: 6, Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Tornadoes: 3, 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)

Private high school in Watauga:

  • HARVEST CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 234; Location: 7200 DENTON HWY; Grades: KG - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Watauga:

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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)

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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 124. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

124
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.260. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.260
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 9.61. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.61
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.290. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.290
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 32.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 26.5. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.5
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.5
U.S.:

9.1
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 8.6%
(6.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.1% for Black residents, 11.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 11.0% for other race residents, 24.7% for two or more races residents)
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

Watauga, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Watauga compared to Texas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.6
Texas average:

14.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (78%)
  • Utility gas (21%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Watauga city (based on Tarrant County data)

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
This county:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.14 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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
Here:

5.68 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.1%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Tarrant County:

26.1%
Texas:

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

14.5%
State:

15.7%
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 11$46,135$50,3290$0
Other Government Administration 10$58,248$69,8980$0
Judicial and Legal 3$10,492$41,9681$416
Police Protection - Officers 39$191,761$59,0031$1,063
Police - Other 14$59,572$51,06221$7,384
Firefighters 21$105,231$60,1320$0
Streets and Highways 9$25,189$33,5850$0
Sewerage 13$36,017$33,2460$0
Parks and Recreation 16$47,964$35,9738$9,719
Water Supply 14$38,811$33,2670$0
Local Libraries 20$39,518$23,7110$0
Other and Unallocable 14$41,614$35,6690$0
Totals for Government 184$700,552$45,68831$18,582

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,227,000 ($92.07)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,776,000 ($73.43)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,534,000 ($104.77)
    Water Utilities: $2,354,000 ($97.33)
    Sewerage: $1,814,000 ($75.00)
    General - Other: $1,076,000 ($44.49)
    Fire Protection: $801,000 ($33.12)
    Regular Highways: $618,000 ($25.55)
    Parks & Recreation: $611,000 ($25.26)
    Libraries: $502,000 ($20.75)
    Central Staff Services: $450,000 ($18.61)
    General Public Buildings: $366,000 ($15.13)
    Financial Administration: $366,000 ($15.13)
    Solid Waste Management: $51,000 ($2.11)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000 ($0.08)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $905,000 ($37.42)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $121,000 ($5.00)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $6,581,000 ($272.09)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,243,000 ($92.74)
    All Other: $445,000 ($18.40)
    Solid Waste Management: $52,000 ($2.15)
    Parks & Recreation: $33,000 ($1.36)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $790,000 ($32.66)
    General Revenue, NEC: $737,000 ($30.47)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,607,000 ($149.13)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $149,000 ($6.16)
  • Tax - Property: $5,852,000 ($241.95)
    Total General Sales: $1,653,000 ($68.34)
    Public Utilities: $847,000 ($35.02)
    NEC: $588,000 ($24.31)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $15,085,000 ($623.68)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $3,890,000 ($160.83)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $2,305,000 ($95.30)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $11,750,000 ($485.80)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $4,920,000 ($203.42)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $5,049,000 ($208.75)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $6,555,000 ($271.01)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $808,000 ($33.41)

6.55% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($44,382 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.55%
Texas average:

7.14%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($449 average AGI)
Tarrant County:

0.05%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Dallas County, TX  1.41% ($38,236 average AGI)
from Denton County, TX  0.43% ($44,939)
from Johnson County, TX  0.27% ($37,095)


6.03% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($44,307 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.03%
Texas average:

6.69%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($591 average AGI)
Tarrant County:

0.06%
Texas average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Dallas County, TX  1.37% ($36,856 average AGI)
to Denton County, TX  0.49% ($50,595)
to Johnson County, TX  0.26% ($39,560)

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 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Watauga fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • 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, 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, Certifier: John Theuer
    Registrant: Hm Electronics, Inc., 14110 Stowe Drive, Poway, CA 92064, Phone: (858) 535-6015, Fax: (858) 452-7207, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

84 (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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 17
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Incident types - Watauga

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

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  • #30 on the list of "Top 100 cities with lowest ratio of median house value to median household income (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 100 low-educated but high-earning cities (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (8-hour) air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
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