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Population in 2017: 2,139 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +16.7%
 
Males: 1,058  (49.5%)
Females: 1,081  (50.5%)
Median resident age:

38.6 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 76692.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $37,329 (it was $25,174 in 2000)
Whitney:

$37,329
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $19,223 (it was $12,772 in 2000)

Whitney town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $115,316 (it was $52,100 in 2000)
Whitney:

$115,316
TX:

$172,200

Median gross rent in 2017: $606.

March 2019 cost of living index in Whitney: 79.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 29.7%
(28.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 63.5% for Black residents, 15.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 8.3% for other race residents, 61.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Whitney, TX (2010)
    • 1,62077.6%White alone
    • 28213.5%Hispanic
    • 1376.6%Black alone
    • 381.8%Two or more races
    • 40.2%American Indian alone
    • 50.2%Asian alone
    • 10.05%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 74 registered sex offenders living in Whitney, Texas as of October 19, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Whitney is 30 to 1.


Crime rates in Whitney by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(47.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(95.3)
1
(46.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(47.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(48.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(47.4)
1
(48.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(47.6)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(97.3)
2
(94.9)
3
(142.8)
3
(146.3)
2
(96.3)
3
(143.0)
2
(93.9)
1
(46.8)
1
(47.4)
2
(96.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
6
(279.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
8
(389.1)
12
(569.5)
7
(333.2)
10
(487.6)
24
(1,156)
23
(1,096)
25
(1,173)
13
(608.3)
16
(759.0)
8
(384.4)
15
(719.4)
10
(475.5)
8
(372.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
65
(3,161)
60
(2,848)
44
(2,094)
58
(2,828)
39
(1,879)
47
(2,240)
59
(2,769)
80
(3,744)
64
(3,036)
56
(2,691)
37
(1,775)
36
(1,712)
18
(838.8)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(97.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(95.2)
3
(146.3)
5
(240.8)
1
(47.7)
3
(140.8)
1
(46.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(143.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(46.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(47.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(46.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)180.9172.8195.6188.2209.1275.0260.4205.4198.3168.2132.9116.0119.3

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City-data.com crime index in Whitney, TX

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 8 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.33
Texas average:

2.04
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Ancestries: American (28.8%), German (13.4%), Irish (11.0%), English (4.8%), Scotch-Irish (1.2%), Scottish (1.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 1.62 square miles.

Population density: 1,321 people per square mile   (low).

Whitney, Texas map

112 residents are foreign born (4.4% Latin America).

This town:

5.0%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,866 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,074 (1.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Waco, TX (29.3 miles , pop. 113,726).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Arlington, TX (53.4 miles , pop. 332,969).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (66.5 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Laguna Park, TX (2.7 miles ),
Aquilla, TX (3.0 miles),
Hillsboro, TX (3.5 miles ),
Blum, TX (3.7 miles ),
Abbott, TX (3.9 miles ),
Covington, TX (4.0 miles ),
Gholson, TX (4.0 miles ),
West, TX (4.1 miles )

Latitude: 31.95 N, Longitude: 97.32 W

Area code: 254

Distribution of median household income in Whitney, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in Whitney, TX in 2017
Whitney satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $55,500
  • 1998: 9 buildings, average cost: $67,900
  • 1999: 11 buildings, average cost: $39,100
  • 2000: 9 buildings, average cost: $57,200
  • 2001: 12 buildings, average cost: $63,100
  • 2002: 10 buildings, average cost: $58,900
  • 2003: 6 buildings, average cost: $63,900
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $66,900
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $55,000
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $98,000
  • 2007: 8 buildings, average cost: $69,300
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $91,400
  • 2009: 7 buildings, average cost: $68,000
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $55,000
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $55,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $105,000
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $122,500
  • 2016: 7 buildings, average cost: $151,700
  • 2017: 15 buildings, average cost: $43,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Whitney, TX residents
Average permit cost in Whitney, TX
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.4%
Texas:

3.5%
Population change in the 1990s: +190 (+11.6%).
Most common industries in Whitney, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.9%)
  • Construction (7.9%)
  • Educational services (7.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.4%)
  • Public administration (5.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.4%)
  • Public administration (7.6%)
  • Educational services (5.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.1%)
  • Health care (4.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.2%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (20.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.8%)
  • Educational services (9.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.6%)
  • Social assistance (5.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.0%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.1%)
Most common occupations in Whitney, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Cashiers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.3%)
  • Cashiers (6.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.4%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.0%)
  • Registered nurses (4.7%)

Average climate in Whitney, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Whitney-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 116% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/6/1973, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 15.4 miles away from the Whitney town center .

On 3/31/1959, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.1 miles away from the town center killed 6 people and injured 31 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Whitney-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 214.4 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 376.2 miles away from Whitney 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 194.2 miles away from Whitney 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 195.9 miles away from Whitney center
On 1/2/1992 at 11:45:35, a magnitude 5.0 (4.6 MB, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 339.5 miles away from Whitney center
On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 222.4 miles away from Whitney 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 Hill County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 6, Fires: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Winds: 3, Heavy Rain: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Whitney topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Whitney:

  • HOSPICE OF THE HEART INC (210 N BOSQUE)
  • LAKE WHITNEY MEDICAL CENTER (Proprietary, provides emergency services, 200 N SAN JACINTO STREET)
  • LAKE WHITNEY HOME HEALTH SERVICES (200 NORTH SAN JACINTO STREET)
  • PARK PLAZA NURSING HOME (1244 STATE PARK RD)
  • TOWN HALL ESTATES WHITNEY INC (101 SAN MARCUS)

Airports located in Whitney:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Whitney:

  • Hill College (about 15 miles; Hillsboro, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,968)
  • Texas State Technical College-Waco (about 26 miles; Waco, TX; FT enrollment: 4,210)
  • McLennan Community College (about 27 miles; Waco, TX; FT enrollment: 6,673)
  • Baylor University (about 31 miles; Waco, TX; FT enrollment: 14,800)
  • Navarro College (about 49 miles; Corsicana, TX; FT enrollment: 7,711)
  • Texas Christian University (about 53 miles; Fort Worth, TX; FT enrollment: 9,131)
  • Tarrant County College District (about 56 miles; Fort Worth, TX; FT enrollment: 33,775)

Public high schools in Whitney:

Public elementary/middle schools in Whitney:

  • WHITNEY EL (Students: 435, Location: 308 S BOSQUE, Grades: PK-2)
  • WHITNEY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 365, Location: 305 S SAN JACINTO ST, Grades: 6-8)
  • WHITNEY INT (Students: 353, Location: 301 S SAN JACINTO, Grades: 3-5)
See full list of schools located in Whitney

Library in Whitney:

  • LAKE WHITNEY LIBRARY (Operating income: $36,298; Location: 106 N COLORADO ST; 14,805 books; 604 audio materials; 759 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 1 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Church in Whitney: Missionary Baptist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Buck's Motel & Trailer Park (Highway 22 West), Arrowhead Resort (106 Arrowhead Road), Angler's Haven (121 Sunset Strip).

Hill County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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

CEDAR CREST COLONY WSC (Population served: 177, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
BEACHVIEW ACRES WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 129, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUN-18-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from JUN-18-2009 to JUN-18-2009), St Boil Water Order (JUN-18-2009), St Public Notif requested (2 times from JUN-18-2009 to JUN-18-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-02-2014), St Public Notif requested (JUL-02-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-20-2014), St Public Notif requested (MAY-20-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-20-2014), St Public Notif requested (MAY-20-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-14-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-14-2013), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-07-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-14-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-14-2013), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-07-2014)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 19 regular monitoring violations
  • 10 other older monitoring violations

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

  • CEDRON CREEK RANCH WATER SUPPLY (Population served: 294, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

2.6 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

69.4%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

5.1%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
152 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
140 people in nursing homes in 2000
11 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards in 2000

Banks with branches in Whitney (2011 data):

  • Citizens State Bank: Whitney Branch at 303 S. Bosque, branch established on 2003/06/24. Info updated 2009/01/29: Bank assets: $511.8 mil, Deposits: $456.1 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, TX, positive income, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Industry Bancshares, Inc.
  • First Security State Bank: Brazos Branch at 1201 N. Brazos, branch established on 2000/07/24. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $91.3 mil, Deposits: $82.4 mil, headquarters in Cranfills Gap, TX, positive income, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Bosque Bancshares, Inc.
  • First National Bank in Whitney: First National Bank In Whitney at 307 North Brazos St, branch established on 1932/01/01. Info updated 2010/06/02: Bank assets: $58.2 mil, Deposits: $52.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Baylor Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Whitney:

Marital status in Whitney, TX
  • Never married: 21.0%
  • Now married: 49.0%
  • Separated: 3.6%
  • Widowed: 14.3%
  • Divorced: 12.1%

For population 25 years and over in Whitney:

  • High school or higher: 83.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.9%
  • Unemployed: 7.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.7
Texas average:

14.0

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

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Religion statistics for Whitney, TX (based on Hill County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant14,20278
Mainline Protestant2,36315
Black Protestant9875
Catholic9153
Other3544
None16,268-
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: 6
Here:

1.71 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Hill County:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

1.14 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
Here:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
Hill County:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

9.4%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.5%
Texas:

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

14.9%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

49.0%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.5%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.8
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.7%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

12.5%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Whitney:

34.6%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
This city:

52.9%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

75.7%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Whitney, 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 6$17,754$35,5080$0
Water Supply 4$10,729$32,1870$0
Other Government Administration 2$3,897$23,3820$0
Streets and Highways 2$3,277$19,6620$0
Police - Other 1$2,125$25,5000$0
Local Libraries 1$2,555$30,6604$1,408
Firefighters 1$3,514$42,1680$0
Financial Administration 1$3,071$36,8520$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$750
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 1$1,416
Totals for Government 18$46,922$31,2816$3,574

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $614,000 ($287.05)
    Sewerage: $313,000 ($146.33)
    Regular Highways: $276,000 ($129.03)
    Financial Administration: $133,000 ($62.18)
    Parks and Recreation: $15,000 ($7.01)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,000 ($2.81)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $624,000 ($291.73)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $313,000 ($146.33)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $10,000 ($4.68)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $614,000 ($287.05)
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $19,000 ($8.88)
  • Tax - Property: $537,000 ($251.05)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $455,000 ($212.72)

8.27% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($56,498 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.27%
Texas average:

7.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from McLennan County, TX  1.19% ($38,396 average AGI)
from Johnson County, TX  1.09% ($43,833)
from Tarrant County, TX  0.67% ($45,469)


7.41% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($41,199 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.41%
Texas average:

7.26%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to McLennan County, TX  1.07% ($35,388 average AGI)
to Johnson County, TX  1.03% ($40,589)
to Tarrant County, TX  0.75% ($39,844)
Businesses in Whitney, TX
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Subway1
Curves1U-Haul1
FedEx1UPS1
SONIC Drive-In1

Strongest AM radio stations in Whitney:

  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KBBW (1010 AM; 10 kW; WACO-MARLIN, TX; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING OF TEXAS)
  • 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.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KRZI (1580 AM; 10 kW; WACO, TX; Owner: VAN D. GOODALL, JR.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • KRZX (1660 AM; 10 kW; WACO, TX; Owner: VAN D. GOODALL, JR.)
  • KHVN (970 AM; 10 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Whitney:

  • KBRQ (102.5 FM; HILLSBORO, TX; Owner: CHASE RADIO PROPERTIES, L.L.C.)
  • WACO-FM (99.9 FM; WACO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRBV (100.3 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF FORT WORTH)
  • KWOW (104.1 FM; CLIFTON, TX; Owner: M&M BROADCASTERS, LTD.)
  • KLLI (105.3 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF DALLAS)
  • KWTX-FM (97.5 FM; WACO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KEGL (97.1 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKDA-FM (104.5 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: SERVICE BROADCASTING I, LTD.)
  • KOAI (107.5 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: INFINITY KOAI-FM, INC.)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • KTFW-FM (92.1 FM; GLEN ROSE, TX; Owner: M&M BROADCASTERS, LTD.)
  • KDGE (102.1 FM; FORT WORTH-DALLAS, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDMX (102.9 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KERA (90.1 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Whitney:

  • KSEX-LP (Channel 57; DALLAS, TX; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KXXV (Channel 25; WACO, TX; Owner: CENTEX TELEVISION LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFWD (Channel 52; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: HIC BROADCAST, INC.)
  • KTVT (Channel 11; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: CBS STATIONS GROUP OF TEXAS L.P.)
  • KXAS-TV (Channel 5; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: STATION VENTURE OPERATIONS, LP)
  • KCEN-TV (Channel 6; TEMPLE, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 6, INC.)
  • KDTN (Channel 2; DENTON, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KWKT (Channel 44; WACO, TX; Owner: COMCORP OF TEXAS LICENSE CORP.)
  • KWTX-TV (Channel 10; WACO, TX; Owner: KWTX-KBTX LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KDAF (Channel 33; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • KWBU-TV (Channel 34; WACO, TX; Owner: BRAZOS VALLEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • KDFI (Channel 27; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NEW DMIC, INC.)
  • KMPX (Channel 29; DECATUR, TX; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KSTR-TV (Channel 49; IRVING, TX; Owner: TELEFUTURA DALLAS LLC)
  • 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.)
  • KPXD (Channel 68; ARLINGTON, TX; Owner: PAXSON DALLAS LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFAA-TV (Channel 8; DALLAS, TX; Owner: WFAA-TV, L.P.)
  • KERA-TV (Channel 13; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDFW (Channel 4; DALLAS, TX; Owner: KDFW LICENSE, INC.)
  • KXTX-TV (Channel 39; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF TEXAS PARTNERSHIP, LP)
  • KDTX-TV (Channel 58; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF TEXAS, INC.)
  • Whitney, Texas
  • Fatal accident count10
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents13
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:2
  • Fatalities11
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents22
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents2
  • Texas average
  • Fatal accident count29749
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents43777
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons6692
  • Fatalities33938
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents75790
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1818
See more detailed statistics of Whitney fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 95ft / 28.8mTotal length
  • $3,913,000Total costs
  • 45,835Total average daily traffic
  • 5,067Total average daily truck traffic
  • 68,020Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic
New bridges in Whitney, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31930-1939
  • 31940-1949
  • 11960-1969
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Whitney, TX

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Whitney)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • City Hall Bldg (Lat: 31.954333 Lon: -97.312778), Call Sign: KDC969,
    Assigned Frequencies: 45.2000 MHz, Grant Date: 02/24/2012, Expiration Date: 04/23/2022, Registrant: Universal Licensing Services, 4401 A Connecticut Ave Nw 232, Washington, DC 20008-2322, Phone: (877) 677-3639, Fax: (949) 515-2544
  • On Fm 1244 3.5 Mi Wsw (Lat: 31.922389 Lon: -97.358611), Call Sign: WNBZ362,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.340 MHz, Grant Date: 01/13/2015, Expiration Date: 02/23/2025, Registrant: Texas Parks And Wildlife Department, 4200 Smith School Rd Bldg D, Austin, TX 78744, Phone: (512) 389-8096, Fax: (512) 389-8081, Email:
  • City Water Tower Cor Of Colorado & First St (Lat: 31.948778 Lon: -97.322222), Call Sign: KNFC504, Licensee ID: L00114478,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.007 MHz, 155.340 MHz, Grant Date: 01/03/2002, Expiration Date: 03/13/2012, Cancellation Date: 05/19/2012, Registrant: Whitney Hospital Authority, Whitney, TX 76692, Phone: (817) 694-3165
  • Washington Ave & San Marcos (Lat: 31.951278 Lon: -97.323056), Call Sign: KNFB825,
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.500 MHz, Grant Date: 02/27/2002, Expiration Date: 04/01/2012, Cancellation Date: 01/12/2012, Registrant: Windstream Communications, Inc., 1101 17th Street, Nw, Suite 802, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 223-7664, Fax: (202) 223-7669, Email:
  • 112 E Jefferson Ave (Lat: 31.954056 Lon: -97.314722), Type: Pole, Structure height: 30 m, Call Sign: WPKD476,
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.3000 MHz, Grant Date: 11/06/2001, Expiration Date: 01/25/2012, Cancellation Date: 07/19/2011, Certifier: Kristi Sutherland Cheema, Registrant: Texas New Mexico Power Company, Fort Worth, TX 76113, Fax: (817) 737-1392
  • Lat: 32.025194 Lon: -97.398667, Call Sign: WQII979,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.237 MHz, 467.237 MHz, 462.262 MHz, 467.262 MHz, 462.312 MHz, Grant Date: 02/27/2018, Expiration Date: 02/25/2028, Certifier: Danny Holt, Registrant: Double Diamond, 5495 Belt Line Rd Suite 200, Dallas, TX 75254, Phone: (214) 706-9814, Fax: (214) 706-9878, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

135 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Whitney)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Whitney)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 64. The highest number of fire incidents - 182 took place in 2008, and the least - 7 in 2014. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Whitney, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (54.7%), and Structure Fires (25.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Whitney, TX
    • 59854.7%Outside Fires
    • 27525.1%Structure Fires
    • 17215.7%Other
    • 494.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Whitney, TX
Most common first names in Whitney, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William11275.9 years
James9073.3 years
John8075.4 years
Mary7879.6 years
Robert5271.9 years
Charles3672.5 years
George3473.5 years
Thomas3174.2 years
Dorothy3076.3 years
Willie2879.7 years
Most common last names in Whitney, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3475.9 years
Williams3275.3 years
Hill2481.8 years
Johnson2373.7 years
Miller2376.6 years
Brown2275.3 years
Jones2173.9 years
Davis2077.3 years
Moore1979.7 years
Allen1975.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Whitney, TX
  • 60.1%Electricity
  • 37.0%Utility gas
  • 2.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Whitney, TX
  • 66.4%Electricity
  • 32.4%Utility gas
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Whitney compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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