Waxahachie, Texas

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Population in 2013: 31,591 (89% urban, 11% rural). Population change since 2000: +47.4%
Males: 14,995  (47.5%)
Females: 16,596  (52.5%)
Median resident age:  31.7 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 75165.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $50,008 (it was $43,213 in 2000)
Waxahachie:

$50,008
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,686 (it was $19,003 in 2000)

Waxahachie city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $132,993 (it was $81,300 in 2000)
Waxahachie:

$132,993
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $147,187; Detached houses: $150,847; Townhouses or other attached units: $163,372; Mobile homes: $26,918

Median gross rent in 2012: $912.

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Waxahachie races chart
  • White alone - 18,460 (60.3%)
  • Hispanic - 7,731 (25.3%)
  • Black alone - 4,101 (13.4%)
  • Two or more races - 207 (0.7%)
  • Asian alone - 141 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 76 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 8 (0.03%)
  • Other race alone - 3 (0.01%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Waxahachie: 94.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (13.3%), Irish (8.9%), English (8.4%), United States (7.7%), French (2.5%), Scotch-Irish (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 40.0 square miles.

Population density: 790 people per square mile   (low).

Waxahachie,TX real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Waxahachie:

  • High school or higher: 84.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.6%
  • Unemployed: 11.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Waxahachie city:

  • Never married: 27.0%
  • Now married: 51.9%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 11.7%

2,036 residents are foreign born

This city:  6.7%
Texas:  16.4%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 115 registered sex offenders living in Waxahachie, Texas as of July 06, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Waxahachie to the number of sex offenders is 270 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $3,140 (2.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,593 (1.6%)

Waxahachie satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Grand Prairie, TX (24.0 miles , pop. 127,427).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Arlington, TX (26.5 miles , pop. 332,969).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (27.9 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Pecan Hill, TX (2.6 miles ), Oak Leaf, TX (2.9 miles ), Red Oak, TX (3.0 miles ), Ovilla, TX (3.1 miles ), Midlothian, TX (3.2 miles ), Glenn Heights, TX (3.2 miles ), Palmer, TX (3.3 miles ), Maypearl, TX (3.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 150 buildings, average cost: $66,500
  • 1998: 101 buildings, average cost: $96,500
  • 1999: 139 buildings, average cost: $108,800
  • 2000: 162 buildings, average cost: $126,100
  • 2001: 134 buildings, average cost: $137,100
  • 2002: 186 buildings, average cost: $112,100
  • 2003: 293 buildings, average cost: $99,200
  • 2004: 342 buildings, average cost: $105,300
  • 2005: 424 buildings, average cost: $128,400
  • 2006: 348 buildings, average cost: $149,600
  • 2007: 323 buildings, average cost: $146,300
  • 2008: 225 buildings, average cost: $134,700
  • 2009: 167 buildings, average cost: $128,000
  • 2010: 150 buildings, average cost: $136,700
  • 2011: 131 buildings, average cost: $142,100
  • 2012: 195 buildings, average cost: $152,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 32.40 N, Longitude: 96.85 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Crape Myrtle Capital of Texas

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,621 (+8.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 6,358 (45.0%)

Area codes: 469, 214, 972

Waxahachie household income distribution Waxahachie home values distribution

Crime rates in Waxahachie by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 1001110021010
per 100,000 4.20.00.04.34.14.00.00.07.13.40.03.30.0
Rapes 2018814141078210
per 100,000 8.30.04.534.232.955.953.536.424.927.06.63.30.0
Robberies 71281216178182722131914
per 100,000 29.254.835.751.265.867.830.665.596.174.442.862.845.6
Assaults 38785348698182908375675231
per 100,000 158.4356.0236.8205.0283.8323.2313.3327.3295.3253.6220.6171.9101.1
Burglaries 183236256269217256219261241193171200173
per 100,000 762.91077.01143.91148.7892.41021.5836.7949.1857.3652.6563.1661.3564.0
Thefts 871953751865792912742702711729744881972
per 100,000 3631.04349.23355.83693.73257.03639.32834.82552.72529.32464.82449.92913.03168.6
Auto thefts 63806463497053656470474331
per 100,000 262.6365.1286.0269.0201.5279.3202.5236.4227.7236.7154.8142.2101.1
Arson 66443551099336
per 100,000 25.027.417.917.112.320.019.136.432.030.49.99.919.6
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 282.0375.4306.3350.5327.9386.5310.4309.2309.0271.3217.3242.6213.4

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Waxahachie detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 69 (53 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.73
Texas average:

1.95
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.9%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +3,205 (+17.6%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Waxahachie, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Waxahachie-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 141% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/25/1994, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.0 miles away from the Waxahachie city center killed 3 people and injured 48 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 5/26/1976, a category F4 tornado 17.6 miles away from the city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Waxahachie-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 79% 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 232.2 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 158.1 miles away from Waxahachie 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 412.1 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 169.8 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 187.9 miles away from Waxahachie 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 168.8 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 Ellis County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 7

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

Birthplace of: Byron Nelson - Professional golfer, Paul Richards (baseball) - Baseball player, Dick Murdoch - Professional wrestler, Emanuel Cleaver - Politician, Tevin Campbell - Singer-songwriter, Brian Waters - 2005 NFL player (Kansas City Chiefs, born: Feb 18, 1977), Desmond Mason - NBA player (Milwaukee Bucks, born: Oct 11, 1977), Frederic Forrest - Actor, Jammal Brown - College football player, Julie Miller - Female singer.

Hospitals in Waxahachie:

  • AUBURN HOUSE (115 AUBURN ST)
  • BAYLOR MEDICAL CENTER AT WAXAHACHIE (Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 1405 W JEFFERSON ST)
  • BRYN MAWR HOUSE (109 BRYN MAWR)
  • JOHNSTON GROUP HOME (407 JOHNSTON BLVD)
  • JOSEPH GROUP HOME (206 JOSEPH ST)
  • KIOWA HOUSE (106 KIOWA)
  • ODYSSEY HEALTHCARE OF SOUTHERN DALLAS (2001 BATES SUITE 400)
  • ROCK SPRINGS HOUSE (206 ROCK SPRINGS)
  • ROYAL GROUP HOME (408 W ROYAL ST)
  • WILLOWBROOK HOSP (HWY 77 N PANORAMA LOOP BOX 1070)

Airports, heliports and other landing facilities located in Waxahachie:

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College/University in Waxahachie:

  • Southwestern Assemblies of God University (Full-time enrollment: 1,626; Location: 1200 Sycamore; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.sagu.edu; Offers Master's degree)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Waxahachie:

  • Cedar Valley College (about 17 miles; Lancaster, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,603)
  • Dallas Baptist University (about 23 miles; Dallas, TX; FT enrollment: 4,280)
  • Mountain View College (about 23 miles; Dallas, TX; FT enrollment: 4,988)
  • El Centro College (about 27 miles; Dallas, TX; FT enrollment: 6,086)
  • The University of Texas at Arlington (about 28 miles; Arlington, TX; FT enrollment: 27,453)
  • Hill College (about 31 miles; Hillsboro, TX; FT enrollment: 2,968)
  • Navarro College (about 31 miles; Corsicana, TX; FT enrollment: 7,711)

Public high schools in Waxahachie:

Private high school in Waxahachie:

  • WAXAHACHIE PREPARATORY ACADEMY (Students: 152; Location: 621 N GRAND AVE; Grades: KG - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Waxahachie:

Private elementary/middle school in Waxahachie:

  • ST JOSEPH CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 144; Location: 506 E MARVIN AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
See full list of schools located in Waxahachie

Library in Waxahachie:

  • NICHOLAS P SIMS LIBRARY & LYCEUM (Operating income: $1,437,862; Location: 515 W MAIN ST; 120,512 books; 6,956 audio materials; 3,442 video materials; 4 local licensed databases; 50 state licensed databases; 178 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • St. Joseph Catholic School is PreK 3 years old to the 8th grade. added by librarian

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Notable locations in Waxahachie: West End Historic District (A), Wyatt Street Shotgun House Historic District (B), North Rogers Street Historic District (C), Oldham Avenue Historic District (D), Ellis County Courthouse Historic District (E), E F Phillips House (F), E M Hines House (G), F R Adamson House (H), George C Dillon House (I), Frank Odom House (J), G H Alderman House (K), House at 816 West Water (L), House at 712 East Marvin (M), J M Alderdice House (N), J D Kirven House (O), J S Berry House (P), J R Erwin House (Q), Joe Cohn House (R), John Solon House (S), Judge M B Templeton House (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Waxahachie include: Greater Mount Zion Baptist Church (A), Friendship Baptist Church (B), First Baptist Church of Waxahachie (C), Farley Street Baptist Church (D), El Bethel Baptist Church (E), University Assembly of God Church (F), South Park Assembly of God Church (G), New Birth Community Bible Church (H), Covenant Place of Waxahachie Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Reservoirs: Lake Waxahachie (A), Katy Lake (B), Soil Conservation Service Site 14 Reservoir (C), Soil Conservation Service Site 13 Reservoir (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: South Prong Creek (A), Lone Elm Branch (B), Long Branch (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Waxahachie include: Spring Park (1), Getzendaner Memorial Park (2), Richards Park (3), Sheaffer Full Life Center - Southwest Assemblies of God University (4), Southwest Assemblies of God University Football Field (5), Lumpkin Stadium (6), Southwest Assemblies of God University Baseball Fields (7), Chapman Park (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Childrens Museum of Waxahachie (101 South College Street) (1), Ellis County Art Association & Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 501 West Main Street) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Chaska House Bed & Breakfast (716 West Main Street) (1), Best Western Gingerbread Inn (200 I-35 @ Business Highway 287 P.O. Box 555) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Court: Texas State - Victim Services Division- Criminal Justice Department- Board Of Pardons & Par (101 Westgate Drive) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Ellis 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 97.3. This is worse than average.

City:

97.3
U.S.:

74.2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 4.05. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.05
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.294. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.294
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 30.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 26.2. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.2
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.1
U.S.:

9.1

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

BUENA VISTA BETHEL SUD (Population served: 3,691, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In DEC-30-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-11-2014)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-06-2013)
LAKEVIEW CAMP AND CONFERENCE CENTER (Population served: 122, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In SEP-01-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-04-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-04-2012), St Public Notif received (JAN-16-2013), St Compliance achieved (JAN-30-2013)
  • One regular monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 12.6%
(5.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.0% for Black residents, 25.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 57.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 17.6% for other race residents, 5.2% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.7 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  71.4%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.0%
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

People in group quarters in Waxahachie in 2010:

  • 413 people in college/university student housing
  • 306 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 232 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 177 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 33 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 28 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 20 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in Waxahachie in 2000:

  • 763 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 260 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 178 people in nursing homes
  • 78 people in other group homes
  • 69 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 63 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 7 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Waxahachie, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Waxahachie compared to Texas state average:

  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.

Banks with most branches in Waxahachie (2011 data):

  • Citizens National Bank of Texas: Citizens National Bank - Heb, Citizens National Bank Of Texas, Citizens National Bank - Uptown. Info updated 2007/10/16: Bank assets: $565.0 mil, Deposits: $483.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: First Citizens Bancshares, Inc.
  • Prosperity Bank: Waxahachie Branch at 401 Ferris, branch established on 2003/10/01. Info updated 2012/01/05: Bank assets: $9,816.2 mil, Deposits: $8,064.8 mil, headquarters in El Campo, TX, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 187 total offices, Holding Company: Prosperity Bancshares, Inc.
  • Southwest Securities , FSB: Waxahachie Branch at 1791 Highway 77 N, branch established on 2008/06/23. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $1,327.9 mil, Deposits: $1,069.9 mil, headquarters in Dallas, TX, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 15 total offices
  • Comerica Bank: Waxahachie Branch at 820 Ferris Avenue, branch established on 1932/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/29: Bank assets: $60,970.5 mil, Deposits: $48,300.9 mil, headquarters in Dallas, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 497 total offices, Holding Company: Comerica Incorporated
  • First National Bank Texas: Waxahachie Banking Center - Rc 802 at 1200 North Highway 77, branch established on 2000/01/19. 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.
  • VINTAGE BANK: Vintage Bank at 300 Hwy 77n, branch established on 1900/06/13. Info updated 2010/06/01: Bank assets: $147.4 mil, Deposits: $133.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Vintage Shares, Inc.
  • Compass Bank: Waxahachie Branch at 1015 North Hwy 77, branch established on 2009/08/22. 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: Waxahachie Branch at 1111 North Highway 77, branch established on 1975/08/25. 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
  • The First State Bank: Waxahachie Branch at 104 Broadhead Road, branch established on 2010/01/07. Info updated 2009/05/18: Bank assets: $122.5 mil, Deposits: $107.9 mil, headquarters in Rice, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Rice Bancshares, Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Waxahachie, Texas:

  • Comfort Inn Waxahachie, Ih-35 & Hwy 287, Waxahachie, TX 75165 , Phone: (972) 937-4202
  • Best Western Gingerbread Inn, 200 I-35 East @ Business Hwy 280, Waxahachie, TX 75165 , Phone: (972) 937-4202, Fax: (972) 923-0611
  • Americas Best Value Inn, 795 I-35e, Waxahachie, TX 75165 , Phone: (972) 937-4982, Fax: (972) 937-3555
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites - Waxahachie, 984 W Hwy 287 Byp, Waxahachie, TX 75165 , Phone: (972) 938-3300, Fax: (972) 938-3304
  • Knights Inn, 803 S Ih-35 E, Waxahachie, TX 75165 , Phone: (972) 937-8223, Fax: (972) 923-1225
  • Hampton Inn & Suites, 2010 Civic Center Ln, Waxahachie, TX 75165 , Phone: (972) 923-0666
  • Super 8 Waxahachie, 400 Interstate 35 E @ Business 287, Waxahachie, TX 75165 , Phone: (972) 938-9088, Fax: (972) 923-9888
  • Comfort Suites, 131 RVG Plz, Waxahachie, TX 75165 , Phone: (469) 517-1600, Fax: (469) 517-1605
  • Laquinta Inn & Suites, 311 Stadium Dr, Waxahachie, TX 75165 , Phone: (972) 937-5525, Fax: (972) 937-5528
All 9 fire-safe hotels and motels in Waxahachie, Texas

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (59%)
  • Utility gas (41%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Waxahachie city (based on Ellis County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.96%
Here: 58.0%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaChurches of Christ
Adherents33.6%25.0%12.2%11.1%4.6%
Congregations21.3%2.8%15.6%10.6%12.8%
NameAssemblies of GodPresbyterian Church (USA)Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)Other
Adherents4.0%1.6%1.3%1.3%5.4%
Congregations10.6%4.3%1.4%3.5%17.0%
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: 17
Ellis County:

1.19 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 14
Ellis County:

0.98 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 56
Ellis County:

3.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 65
Here:

4.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.3%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Ellis County:

29.1%
Texas:

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

16.4%
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 13$48,155$44,4511$1,313
Other Government Administration 11$74,182$80,9261$1,944
Judicial and Legal 4$12,427$37,2812$3,179
Police Protection - Officers 55$287,893$62,8130$0
Police - Other 11$33,285$36,3110$0
Firefighters 49$291,621$71,4170$0
Streets and Highways 12$33,640$33,6400$0
Airports 2$4,953$29,7180$0
Health 9$33,828$45,1040$0
Solid Waste Management 2$5,725$34,3500$0
Sewerage 21$68,703$39,2590$0
Parks and Recreation 23$72,787$37,9763$3,215
Water Supply 27$91,516$40,6740$0
Other and Unallocable 21$76,990$43,9940$0
Totals for Government 260$1,135,705$52,4177$9,651

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

  • Construction - Sewerage: $9,296,000 ($294.26)
    Water Utilities: $1,363,000 ($43.15)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $4,526,000 ($143.27)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,932,000 ($124.47)
    Water Utilities: $3,452,000 ($109.27)
    Local Fire Protection: $3,321,000 ($105.12)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,448,000 ($77.49)
    Sewerage: $2,297,000 ($72.71)
    General - Other: $2,132,000 ($67.49)
    Regular Highways: $1,749,000 ($55.36)
    Libraries: $994,000 ($31.46)
    Central Staff Services: $649,000 ($20.54)
    Financial Administration: $569,000 ($18.01)
    Health - Other: $568,000 ($17.98)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $526,000 ($16.65)
    General Public Buildings: $423,000 ($13.39)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $347,000 ($10.98)
    Air Transportation: $154,000 ($4.87)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,641,000 ($115.25)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $13,303,000 ($421.10)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $707,000 ($22.38)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $4,468,000 ($141.43)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,895,000 ($123.29)
    All Other: $1,554,000 ($49.19)
    Air Transportation: $154,000 ($4.87)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $936,000 ($29.63)
    Fines and Forfeits: $762,000 ($24.12)
    General Revenue, NEC: $279,000 ($8.83)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $5,736,000 ($181.57)
  • State Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $840,000 ($26.59)
    Sewerage: $673,000 ($21.30)
  • Tax - Property: $10,241,000 ($324.17)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $7,974,000 ($252.41)
    Public Utilities Sales: $2,587,000 ($81.89)
    Other License: $627,000 ($19.85)
    Other Selective Sales: $257,000 ($8.14)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $31,000 ($0.98)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $96,225,000 ($3045.96)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $92,091,000 ($2915.10)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $24,364,000 ($771.23)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,230,000 ($640.37)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,749,000 ($87.02)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,847,000 ($216.74)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,851,000 ($90.25)

7.80% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,620 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.80%
Texas average:

7.14%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($277 average AGI)
Ellis County:

0.05%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Dallas County, TX  2.76% ($43,020 average AGI)
from Tarrant County, TX  0.97% ($50,494)
from Navarro County, TX  0.30% ($32,193)


7.42% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,177 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.42%
Texas average:

6.69%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($199 average AGI)
Ellis County:

0.05%
Texas average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Dallas County, TX  2.38% ($33,353 average AGI)
to Tarrant County, TX  0.93% ($35,879)
to Navarro County, TX  0.32% ($32,049)

Strongest AM radio stations in Waxahachie:

  • 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.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KBEC (1390 AM; 1 kW; WAXAHACHIE, TX; Owner: FAYE AND RICHARD TUCK, INC.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • KHCK (1480 AM; 5 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: KMRT-AM LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KHVN (970 AM; 10 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KGGR (1040 AM; daytime; 5 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KNAX (1630 AM; 10 kW; FT. WORTH, TX; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Waxahachie:

  • 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.)
  • KLLI (105.3 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF DALLAS)
  • KOAI (107.5 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: INFINITY KOAI-FM, INC.)
  • KVIL-FM (103.7 FM; HIGHLAND PARK-DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF TEXAS)
  • KHKS (106.1 FM; DENTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKDA-FM (104.5 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: SERVICE BROADCASTING I, LTD.)
  • KZPS (92.5 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • KERA (90.1 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDMX (102.9 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KVTT (91.7 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: RESEARCH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION, INC)
  • KNON (89.3 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: AGAPE BROADCASTING FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • KLUV-FM (98.7 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF DALLAS)
  • WRR (101.1 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CITY OF DALLAS, TEXAS)
  • KPLX (99.5 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KPLX LICO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Waxahachie:

  • KTVT (Channel 11; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: CBS STATIONS GROUP OF TEXAS L.P.)
  • KDAF (Channel 33; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • KDFI (Channel 27; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NEW DMIC, INC.)
  • KXAS-TV (Channel 5; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: STATION VENTURE OPERATIONS, LP)
  • KDTN (Channel 2; DENTON, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KERA-TV (Channel 13; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMPX (Channel 29; DECATUR, TX; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, 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.)
  • KSTR-TV (Channel 49; IRVING, TX; Owner: TELEFUTURA DALLAS LLC)
  • KPXD (Channel 68; ARLINGTON, TX; Owner: PAXSON DALLAS LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFAA-TV (Channel 8; DALLAS, TX; Owner: WFAA-TV, L.P.)
  • KXTX-TV (Channel 39; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF TEXAS PARTNERSHIP, LP)
  • KDFW (Channel 4; DALLAS, TX; Owner: KDFW LICENSE, INC.)
  • KDTX-TV (Channel 58; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF TEXAS, INC.)
  • KATA-LP (Channel 60; MESQUITE, TX; Owner: JANE McGINNIS)
  • K26HF (Channel 26; BRITTON, TX; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KHPK-LP (Channel 28; DE SOTO, TX; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KVFW-LP (Channel 65; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: GERALD BENAVIDES)
  • K25FW (Channel 25; CORSICANA, TX; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KFWD (Channel 52; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: HIC BROADCAST, INC.)
  • KLDT (Channel 55; LAKE DALLAS, TX; Owner: JOHNSON BROADCASTING OF DALLAS, INC.)
  • KJJM-LP (Channel 46; DALLAS/MESQUITE, TX; Owner: JANE McGINNIS)
  • KSEX-LP (Channel 57; DALLAS, TX; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KLEG-LP (Channel 44; DALLAS, TX; Owner: DILIP VISWANATH)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Waxahachie fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 110 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Waxahachie)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Waxahachie, TX)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 40 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 166 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Waxahachie)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 54 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Waxahachie)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full and 2 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 ORIGINATED124$133,428120$122,251273$147,90941$34,0292$3,565,64060$76,1414$70,920
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED10$110,26211$106,04531$141,5185$26,3520$04$83,5330$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED22$122,83922$122,082117$132,52632$49,5751$3,000,00017$78,5894$74,425
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN13$136,19418$151,56964$142,5515$54,4561$3,080,0007$114,4191$26,410
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS5$109,4846$108,76023$133,4252$162,5950$02$79,2751$48,930

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0602.03 , 0602.05, 0603.00, 0604.00, 0605.00, 0606.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 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 ORIGINATED22$148,53315$170,9860$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED8$183,1786$150,0771$103,930
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$158,9735$249,4020$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$201,5332$104,9350$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$85,1800$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0602.03 , 0602.05, 0603.00, 0604.00, 0605.00, 0606.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 229
  • Hazardous Condition: 152
  • Service Call: 35
  • Good Intent Call: 16

Incident types - Waxahachie

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Waxahachie, TX
Most common first names in Waxahachie, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James19572.5 years
Mary17479.4 years
William16775.1 years
John15575.3 years
Robert10373.3 years
Willie7778.9 years
George7076.8 years
Charles6473.4 years
Annie6182.7 years
Dorothy6175.3 years
Most common last names in Waxahachie, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith11075.0 years
Williams9176.7 years
Johnson7173.8 years
Brown7179.9 years
Davis5875.8 years
Jones4673.0 years
Taylor4677.8 years
Jackson4478.4 years
Moore4175.8 years
Allen4074.3 years
Businesses in Waxahachie, TX
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2Lowe's1
Applebee's1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Arby's1Maurices1
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Blockbuster1Nike2
Burger King1Office Depot1
CVS1Olive Garden1
Chevrolet1Panda Express1
Chick-Fil-A1Payless1
Church's Chicken1Penske2
Circle K2PetSmart1
ColorTyme1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1Quiznos1
Discount Tire1RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza1Rue211
Famous Footwear1Ryan's Grill1
FedEx5SONIC Drive-In1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Sears1
Ford1Sprint Nextel1
GNC1Starbucks2
GameStop1Subway2
H&R Block1Super 81
Holiday Inn1T-Mobile3
Home Depot1Taco Bell1
IHOP1Target1
JCPenney1U-Haul3
Jack In The Box1UPS3
Jones New York1Vans1
KFC1Waffle House1
Knights Inn1Walgreens1
La Quinta1Walmart1
Lane Furniture2Wendy's1
Long John Silver's1YMCA1
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