Arcola, Texas

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Population in 2019: 2,663 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +154.1%
Males: 1,110  (41.7%)
Females: 1,553  (58.3%)
Median resident age:

28.8 years
Texas median age:

35.1 years

Zip codes: 77459, 77545.

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Estimated median household income in 2019: $56,739 (it was $31,607 in 2000)
Arcola:

$56,739
TX:

$64,034

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $18,932 (it was $11,735 in 2000)

Arcola city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $136,839 (it was $50,100 in 2000)
Arcola:

$136,839
TX:

$200,400

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $149,133; detached houses: $181,113; mobile homes: $60,519

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,072.

March 2019 cost of living index in Arcola: 92.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 17.4%
(13.2% for Black residents, 19.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 8.5% for American Indian residents, 9.2% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Arcola, TX (2019)
    • 2,17984.2%Hispanic
    • 30511.8%Black alone
    • 1345.2%White alone

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



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Arcola, Texas as of May 10, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Arcola is 544 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Arcola by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2019

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)
2
(122.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(79.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(58.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(79.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(79.6)
4
(319.7)
0
(0.0)
3
(178.9)
2
(116.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(59.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(38.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
9
(719.4)
4
(309.6)
5
(398.1)
5
(399.7)
1
(79.9)
1
(59.6)
1
(58.0)
5
(300.7)
1
(61.1)
3
(179.4)
1
(59.6)
1
(43.2)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
7
(559.6)
8
(619.2)
11
(875.8)
8
(639.5)
17
(1,358)
12
(715.6)
10
(580.0)
8
(481.1)
1
(61.1)
11
(657.9)
1
(59.6)
2
(86.4)
12
(456.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
9
(719.4)
10
(774.0)
13
(1,035)
22
(1,759)
13
(1,038)
17
(1,014)
17
(986.1)
10
(601.3)
14
(855.2)
N/A1
(59.6)
0
(0.0)
28
(1,066)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(159.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(159.2)
8
(639.5)
5
(399.4)
5
(298.2)
3
(174.0)
8
(481.1)
2
(122.2)
1
(59.8)
2
(119.1)
0
(0.0)
13
(494.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(79.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index248.6136.2218.9406.1184.5180.1186.8156.3304.8138.228.014.7125.6

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Arcola, TX

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 6 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.28
Texas average:

1.79
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Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 1.91 square miles.

Population density: 1,394 people per square mile   (low).

Arcola, Texas map

858 residents are foreign born (31.9% Latin America).

This city:

33.2%
Texas:

17.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $3,884 (2.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,635 (2.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Missouri City, TX (7.2 miles , pop. 52,913).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Houston, TX (18.7 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Fresno, TX (1.3 miles ),
Sienna Plantation, TX (1.6 miles ),
Iowa Colony, TX (2.2 miles ),
Manvel, TX (2.6 miles ),
Missouri City, TX (2.7 miles ),
Fifth Street, TX (2.9 miles ),
Thompsons, TX (2.9 miles ),
Rosharon, TX (3.2 miles )

Latitude: 29.50 N, Longitude: 95.46 W

Area codes: 281, 832

Distribution of median household income in Arcola, TX in 2019
Distribution of house value in Arcola, TX in 2019

Arcola satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

8.4%
Texas:

8.0%
Population change in the 1990s: +388 (+58.8%).
Most common industries in Arcola, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (14.4%)
  • Construction (11.9%)
  • Health care (9.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (8.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.9%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.4%)
  • Social assistance (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (23.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (12.2%)
  • Chemicals (5.5%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.9%)
  • Petroleum & coal products (4.3%)
  • Educational services (4.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (25.0%)
  • Health care (15.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.3%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (7.7%)
  • Social assistance (7.7%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.5%)
Most common occupations in Arcola, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.9%)
  • Carpenters (5.6%)
  • Bus drivers (5.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (12.2%)
  • Carpenters (11.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.3%)
  • Construction laborers (5.5%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (12.8%)
  • Bus drivers (8.3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.8%)
  • Cashiers (5.1%)

Average climate in Arcola, Texas

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Arcola, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 99.7. This is worse than average.

City:

99.7
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.188. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.188
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 6.04. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.04
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.290. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.290
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 22.4. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.39. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.39
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00590. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00590
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Arcola-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 73% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/21/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.3 miles away from the Arcola city center injured 16 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 3/8/1976, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.3 miles away from the city center injured 18 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Arcola-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 39% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/20/2011 at 12:24:41, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 163.9 miles away from the city center
On 5/17/2012 at 08:12:00, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 179.9 miles away from the city 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 167.6 miles away from Arcola center
On 9/2/2013 at 23:51:15, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MW, Depth: 2.9 mi) earthquake occurred 177.6 miles away from the city center
On 9/2/2013 at 21:52:38, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 179.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/25/2013 at 07:01:19, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 176.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Fort Bend County (20) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 9, Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Fires: 2, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Arcola topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Arcola:

  • VIORA HOME HEALTH INC (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; MISSOURI CITY, TX)
  • ST GREGORY HEALTHCARE SERVICES LLC (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; MISSOURI CITY, TX)
  • EXTENDED HAND HOME HEALTH CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; MISSOURI CITY, TX)
  • SHEPHERD PERSONAL HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; MISSOURI CITY, TX)
  • THE ARK HEALTHCARE INC (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; MISSOURI CITY, TX)
  • LIFETIME HEALTHCARE INC (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; MISSOURI CITY, TX)
  • DIVINE TOUCH HOME HEALTH LLC (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; MISSOURI CITY, TX)

Airports located in Arcola:

Amtrak stations near Arcola:

  • 17 miles: SOUTH HOUSTON (1546 COLLEGE) - Bus Station
  • 20 miles: HOUSTON (902 WASHINGTON AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Arcola:

  • Houston Baptist University (about 14 miles; Houston, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,340)
  • The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (about 15 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 3,023)
  • Alvin Community College (about 16 miles; Alvin, TX; FT enrollment: 3,953)
  • Rice University (about 16 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 6,713)
  • The Art Institute of Houston (about 16 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 2,429)
  • Texas Southern University (about 17 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 7,053)
  • University of Houston (about 17 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 31,888)

Points of interest:

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Church in Arcola: Mount Tabor Baptist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Fort Bend 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 Arcola and their reported violations in the past:

THE TEXAN GRILL (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

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

  • CORNER MARKET (Population served: 250, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

3.6 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

80.0%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

3.3%
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: 0.2% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Arcola:

Marital status in Arcola, TX
  • Never married: 33.3%
  • Now married: 52.1%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 7.4%

For population 25 years and over in Arcola:

  • High school or higher: 58.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.8%
  • Unemployed: 6.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

20.7
Texas average:

13.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Arcola, TX (based on Fort Bend County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic81,09612
Evangelical Protestant76,590240
Mainline Protestant41,41939
Other34,33942
Black Protestant2,10311
Orthodox8653
None348,963-
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: 66
This county:

1.30 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 8
This county:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 56
Fort Bend County:

1.10 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 153
Fort Bend County:

3.01 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 232
Fort Bend County:

4.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.8%
State:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

25.8%
State:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Fort Bend County:

16.2%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Arcola:

46.4%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

47.1%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.7
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

22.3%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

8.6%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.6
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

33.6%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
This city:

53.6%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Arcola:

82.6%
State:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Arcola, TX Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 6$42,585$85,1700$0
Other Government Administration 2$10,509$63,0546$4,050
Other and Unallocable 1$3,259$39,1080$0
Totals for Government 9$56,354$75,1396$4,050

Arcola government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $188,000 ($70.60)
    General - Other: $64,000 ($24.03)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000 ($1.13)
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $647,000 ($242.96)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $531,000 ($199.40)
    Corrections - Other: $434,000 ($162.97)
    Police Protection: $389,000 ($146.08)
    General - Other: $285,000 ($107.02)
    Regular Highways: $281,000 ($105.52)
    Financial Administration: $113,000 ($42.43)
    General Public Buildings: $60,000 ($22.53)
    Local Fire Protection: $28,000 ($10.51)
    Central Staff Services: $27,000 ($10.14)
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $22,000 ($8.26)
    Public Welfare - Other: $19,000 ($7.13)
    Natural Resources - Other: $8,000 ($3.00)
    Solid Waste Management: $8,000 ($3.00)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $37,000 ($13.89)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $42,000 ($15.77)
    Corrections - Other: $16,000 ($6.01)
    Correctional Institutions: $7,000 ($2.63)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000 ($1.13)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($0.38)

Arcola government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $333,000 ($125.05)
    Regular Highways: $8,000 ($3.00)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $21,000 ($7.89)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $38,000 ($14.27)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $115,000 ($43.18)
    Fines and Forfeits: $51,000 ($19.15)
    Interest Earnings: $10,000 ($3.76)
    Rents: $3,000 ($1.13)
    Sale of Property: $1,000 ($0.38)
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000 ($0.38)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $131,000 ($49.19)
    General Local Government Support: $20,000 ($7.51)
    Highways: $4,000 ($1.50)
  • Tax - Property: $1,983,000 ($744.65)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $632,000 ($237.33)
    Motor Vehicle License: $125,000 ($46.94)
    Other Selective Sales: $76,000 ($28.54)
    Amusements Sales: $3,000 ($1.13)

Arcola government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,012,000 ($380.02)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $883,000 ($331.58)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $129,000 ($48.44)

Arcola government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $45,000 ($16.90)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,962,000 ($736.76)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $61,000 ($22.91)

9.26% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($79,096 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.26%
Texas average:

7.43%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,921 average AGI)
Fort Bend County:

0.09%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Harris County, TX  5.26% ($73,794 average AGI)
from Brazoria County, TX  0.29% ($79,407)
from Travis County, TX  0.14% ($81,378)


7.30% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($79,438 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.30%
Texas average:

7.26%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,575 average AGI)
Fort Bend County:

0.10%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Harris County, TX  3.87% ($63,555 average AGI)
to Brazoria County, TX  0.36% ($63,166)
to Travis County, TX  0.15% ($99,022)

Businesses in Arcola, TX

  • U-Haul: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Arcola:

  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)
  • KEYH (850 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KRTX (980 AM; 5 kW; ROSENBURG/RICHMOND, TX)
  • KLAT (1010 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KILT (610 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KPRC (950 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTEK (1110 AM; daytime; 3 kW; ALVIN, TX; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSEV (700 AM; 15 kW; TOMBALL, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KCOH (1430 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KCOH, INC.)
  • KKHT (1070 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXYZ (1320 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: BLAYA INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Arcola:

  • KUHF (88.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON SYSTEM)
  • KRBE (104.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KHCB-FM (105.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: HOUSTON CHRISTIAN BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KKRW (93.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBXX (97.9 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KHJZ-FM (95.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KHMX (96.5 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KILT-FM (100.3 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KKBQ-FM (92.9 FM; PASADENA, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KLOL (101.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KODA (99.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTBZ-FM (94.5 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KPTY (104.9 FM; MISSOURI CITY, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KMJQ (102.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KLDE (107.5 FM; LAKE JACKSON, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KRTS (92.1 FM; SEABROOK, TX; Owner: KRTS, INC.)
  • K259AB (99.7 FM; SUGAR LAND, TX; Owner: THE KSBJ EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • KOVE-FM (106.5 FM; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KLTN (102.9 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: HBC HOUSTON LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KPFT (90.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Arcola:

  • KHOU-TV (Channel 11; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KHOU-TV, L.P.)
  • KPRC-TV (Channel 2; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, HOUSTON, LP)
  • KXLN-TV (Channel 45; ROSENBERG, TX; Owner: KXLN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KZJL (Channel 61; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KZJL LICENSE CORP.)
  • KETH (Channel 14; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TV, INC.)
  • KNWS-TV (Channel 51; KATY, TX; Owner: JOHNSON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTBU (Channel 55; CONROE, TX; Owner: HUMANITY INTERESTED MEDIA, INC.)
  • KTXH (Channel 20; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KHWB (Channel 39; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KHWB, INC.)
  • KRIV (Channel 26; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KTRK-TV (Channel 13; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KTRK TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KPXB (Channel 49; CONROE, TX; Owner: PAXSON HOUSTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • KFTH (Channel 67; ALVIN, TX; Owner: TELEFUTURA HOUSTON LLC)
  • KUHT (Channel 8; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON SYSTEM)
  • KVDO-LP (Channel 69; CLEAR LAKE, TX; Owner: FAR EASTERN TELECASTERS)
  • KBPX-LP (Channel 33; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • KHMV-LP (Channel 28; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF THE GULF COAST, A CALIFORNIA LP)
  • KVIT-LP (Channel 28; VICTORIA, TX; Owner: CLUB COMMUNICATIONS)
  • KJIB-LP (Channel 5; CLEAR LAKE CITY, TX; Owner: FAR EASTERN TELECASTERS)
  • KTMD (Channel 48; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF TEXAS PARTNERSHIP, LP)
  • KLTJ (Channel 22; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KAZH (Channel 57; BAYTOWN, TX; Owner: KAZH LICENSE, LLC)
  • KVVV-LP (Channel 53; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KAZH LICENSE, LLC)
  • K30CV (Channel 30; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • KVQT-LP (Channel 24; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: C. DOWEN JOHNSON)
  • Arcola, Texas
  • Fatal accident count10
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents15
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:2
  • Fatalities12
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents30
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents3
  • Texas average
  • Fatal accident count25368
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents39578
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons8008
  • Fatalities28714
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents68153
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents4824
See more detailed statistics of Arcola fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 26ft / 8.2mTotal length
  • 47,830Total average daily traffic
  • 4,620Total average daily truck traffic
  • 67,030Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

77 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Arcola)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Houston Southwest Airport (Lat: 29.502222 Lon: -95.468333), Type: Bant, Structure height: 9.1 m, Overall height: 9.6 m, Call Sign: WQIY502,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.762 MHz, Grant Date: 03/23/2018, Expiration Date: 06/19/2028, Certifier: Len Franklin, Registrant: Tejas Avco Inc. Dba Houston Southwest Airport, 503 Mckeever Rd. 1505, Arcola, TX 77583, Phone: (281) 431-2581, Fax: (281) 431-2845, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: WA5FFS, Grant Date: 09/07/1994, Expiration Date: 09/07/2004, Cancellation Date: 09/08/2006, Registrant: Lonzo Blakely, 311 Mc Keever, Arcola, TX 77583
  • Call Sign: KF5RGD, Licensee ID: L01724486, Grant Date: 07/24/2012, Expiration Date: 07/24/2022, Certifier: Harold O Thompson, Registrant: Harold O Thompson, 214 Sears Rd, Arcola, TX 77583


FAA Registered Aircraft:

12 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Arcola)

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 9. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 25 took place in 2003, and the least - 0 in 2013. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Arcola, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (56.8%), and Structure Fires (33.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Arcola, TX
    • 8356.8%Outside Fires
    • 4933.6%Structure Fires
    • 138.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 10.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Arcola, TX
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Arcola, TX
  • 86.9%Electricity
  • 10.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.9%Utility gas
  • 0.5%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Arcola, TX
  • 87.0%Electricity
  • 10.4%Utility gas
  • 2.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Arcola compared to Texas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Arcola on our top lists:

  • #45 on the list of "Top 100 cities with newest houses"
  • #80 (77545) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Subsaharan African first ancestries"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
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