Brackettville, Texas

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Population in 2019: 1,686 (91% urban, 9% rural).
Population change since 2000: -10.1%
 
Males: 1,013  (60.1%)
Females: 673  (39.9%)
Median resident age:

54.8 years
Texas median age:

35.1 years

Zip codes: 78832.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $21,560 (it was $19,410 in 2000)
Brackettville:

$21,560
TX:

$64,034

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $21,258 (it was $9,332 in 2000)

Brackettville city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $66,684 (it was $26,600 in 2000)
Brackettville:

$66,684
TX:

$200,400

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $81,833; detached houses: $92,152; mobile homes: $36,311

Median gross rent in 2019: $387.

March 2019 cost of living index in Brackettville: 76.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 31.1%
(6.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Brackettville, Texas as of June 13, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Brackettville is 285 to 1.



Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.59
Texas average:

2.07
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Ancestries: American (5.7%), English (1.7%), Alsatian (1.6%), Scotch-Irish (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 3.17 square miles.

Population density: 532 people per square mile   (low).

Brackettville, Texas map

337 residents are foreign born (19.6% Latin America).

This city:

19.6%
Texas:

17.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,301 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $615 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: San Antonio, TX (115.0 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities:

Fort Clark Springs, TX (0.9 miles ),
Spofford, TX (3.1 miles),
Laughlin AFB, TX (4.8 miles ),
Val Verde Park, TX (5.0 miles ),
Quemado, TX (5.3 miles ),
Del Rio, TX (5.4 miles ),
Cienegas Terrace, TX (5.7 miles ),
Radar Base, TX (5.7 miles)

Latitude: 29.32 N, Longitude: 100.42 W

Area code: 830

Distribution of median household income in Brackettville, TX in 2019
Distribution of house value in Brackettville, TX in 2019
Brackettville satellite photo by USGS

Brackettville tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $26,500
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $67,000
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $109,000
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $117,400
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $121,800
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $121,800
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $131,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $159,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $205,200
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $215,600
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $195,200
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $206,000
  • 2018: 1 building, cost: $195,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Brackettville, TX residents
Average permit cost in Brackettville, TX
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.9%
Texas:

8.0%
Population change in the 1990s: +128 (+7.3%).
Most common industries in Brackettville, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (13.4%)
  • Construction (10.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (9.7%)
  • Educational services (9.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.8%)
  • Health care (7.2%)
  • Utilities (5.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (16.6%)
  • Public administration (16.6%)
  • Construction (16.3%)
  • Rail transportation (8.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.4%)
  • Educational services (4.4%)
  • Utilities (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (15.5%)
  • Health care (15.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (13.3%)
  • Public administration (9.4%)
  • Social assistance (9.4%)
  • Utilities (7.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.6%)
Most common occupations in Brackettville, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.1%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.7%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Cashiers (3.8%)
  • Carpenters (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (9.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (9.8%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.4%)
  • Carpenters (5.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (12.0%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (7.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.4%)
  • Cashiers (5.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)

Average climate in Brackettville, Texas

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Tornado activity:

Brackettville-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 74% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/16/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 2.5 miles away from the Brackettville city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/26/1970, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.1 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Brackettville-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 19% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 189.3 miles away from Brackettville center
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 144.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 257.8 miles away from Brackettville 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 262.8 miles away from Brackettville center
On 3/26/2020 at 15:16:27, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MW, Depth: 5.9 mi) earthquake occurred 272.5 miles away from Brackettville 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 142.8 miles away from Brackettville 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 Kinney County (8) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Flood: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Airports located in Brackettville:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Brackettville:

  • Southwest Texas Junior College (about 42 miles; Uvalde, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,569)
  • Northwest Vista College (about 104 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 9,683)
  • The University of Texas at San Antonio (about 110 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 25,503)
  • Palo Alto College (about 113 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 5,055)
  • Our Lady of the Lake University (about 114 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 2,133)
  • San Antonio College (about 116 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 15,182)
  • Trinity University (about 117 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 2,467)

Public high school in Brackettville:

  • BRACKETT H S (Students: 172, Location: 400 ANN ST, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Brackettville:

See full list of schools located in Brackettville

Library in Brackettville:

  • KINNEY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $117,731; Location: 510 S ELLEN; 11,905 books; 338 audio materials; 435 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 23 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Brackettville: Brackettville Volunteer Fire Department (A), Kinney County Emergency Medical Services (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Reservoirs: Soil Conservation Service Site 1 Reservoir (A), Soil Conservation Service Site 2 Reservoir (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

2.8 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

70.2%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

3.2%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
25 people in federal prisons in 2010
23 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Banks with branches in Brackettville (2011 data):

  • The Bank and Trust, S.S.B.: Ann And North Branch at 102 North St, branch established on 1906/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $400.7 mil, Deposits: $333.5 mil, headquarters in Del Rio, TX, positive income, 7 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Brackettville:

Marital status in Brackettville, TX
  • Never married: 18.9%
  • Now married: 38.3%
  • Separated: 5.9%
  • Widowed: 13.4%
  • Divorced: 23.5%

For population 25 years and over in Brackettville:

  • High school or higher: 76.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.5%
  • Unemployed: 15.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.2
Texas average:

13.8

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Brackettville
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Brackettville, TX (based on Kinney County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic1,4081
Evangelical Protestant6607
Mainline Protestant2773
Other2-
None1,251-
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: 1
Here:

3.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
This county:

3.03 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1
This county:

3.03 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

10.6%
State:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Kinney County:

26.0%
Texas:

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

12.8%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.5%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

43.6%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Brackettville:

28.4
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Brackettville:

28.0%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.5%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Brackettville:

6.8
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

34.9%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
This city:

49.7%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.2%
State:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Brackettville, 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
Other Government Administration 8$13,918$20,8770$0
Financial Administration 1$4,586$55,0320$0
Totals for Government 9$18,504$24,6720$0

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

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $467,000 ($276.99)
    Gas Utilities: $106,000 ($62.87)
  • Current Operations - Solid Waste Management: $169,000 ($100.24)
    Financial Administration: $113,000 ($67.02)
    Gas Utilities: $39,000 ($23.13)
    Water Utilities: $37,000 ($21.95)
    Sewerage: $34,000 ($20.17)
    Central Staff Services: $28,000 ($16.61)
    Local Fire Protection: $13,000 ($7.71)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($0.59)
    General Public Buildings: $1,000 ($0.59)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $139,000 ($82.44)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $222,000 ($131.67)
    Sewerage: $93,000 ($55.16)
    Other: $1,000 ($0.59)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $467,000 ($276.99)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $199,000 ($118.03)
    Water Utilities: $178,000 ($105.58)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,000 ($1.19)
  • Tax - Property: $388,000 ($230.13)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $94,000 ($55.75)
    Other License: $1,000 ($0.59)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,000 ($0.59)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,000 ($0.59)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $21,000 ($12.46)

Strongest AM radio stations in Brackettville:

  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KENS (1160 AM; 25 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: KENS-TV, INC.)
  • KVOZ (890 AM; 12 kW; DEL MAR HILLS, TX; Owner: CONSOLIDATED RADIO, INC.)
  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • KWMC (1490 AM; 1 kW; DEL RIO, TX; Owner: MINERVA GARZA VALDEZ)
  • KTJK (1230 AM; 1 kW; DEL RIO, TX; Owner: FORUM BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSAH (720 AM; 10 kW; UNIVERSAL CITY, TX; Owner: KSAH LICENSING, INC.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KDRY (1100 AM; 11 kW; ALAMO HEIGHTS, TX; Owner: KDRY RADIO, INC.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTSA (550 AM; 5 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF SAN ANTONIO)

Strongest FM radio stations in Brackettville:

  • KBNU (93.9 FM; UVALDE, TX; Owner: RADIO CACTUS, LTD.)

TV broadcast stations around Brackettville:

  • KVAW (Channel 16; EAGLE PASS, TX; Owner: HISPANIC TELEVISION NETWORK, INC., DEBTOR IN POSSESSION)
  • Brackettville, Texas
  • Fatal accident count8
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents12
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:2
  • Fatalities9
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents23
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents3
  • Texas average
  • Fatal accident count24129
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents36912
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons8721
  • Fatalities27247
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents65850
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents4024
See more detailed statistics of Brackettville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 33ft / 10.1mTotal length
  • 23,950Total average daily traffic
  • 3,601Total average daily truck traffic
  • 35,360Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
Most common first names in Brackettville, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2377.2 years
Maria2177.0 years
William1469.9 years
Mary1476.3 years
James1476.3 years
Charles1373.9 years
Jose1178.0 years
Paul1072.2 years
Jesus1075.2 years
Robert970.0 years
Most common last names in Brackettville, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Martinez2875.6 years
Garcia2475.4 years
Pena1977.2 years
Gomez1879.0 years
Miller1275.8 years
Wilson1079.0 years
Rodriguez1075.8 years
Hernandez978.0 years
Garza970.5 years
Flores974.4 years


Brackettville compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There are 12 pilots and 12 other airmen in this city.
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