Cameron, Texas

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Population in 2019: 5,464 (97% urban, 3% rural).
Population change since 2000: -3.0%
 
Males: 2,869  (52.5%)
Females: 2,595  (47.5%)
Median resident age:

40.3 years
Texas median age:

35.1 years

Zip codes: 76520.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $38,755 (it was $25,878 in 2000)
Cameron:

$38,755
TX:

$64,034

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $19,285 (it was $14,122 in 2000)

Cameron city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $92,939 (it was $44,400 in 2000)
Cameron:

$92,939
TX:

$200,400

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $121,077; detached houses: $121,722; mobile homes: $118,668

Median gross rent in 2019: $669.

March 2019 cost of living index in Cameron: 77.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 29.8%
(32.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.8% for Black residents, 32.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Cameron, TX (2019)
    • 2,75048.8%White alone
    • 1,54427.4%Hispanic
    • 1,21721.6%Black alone
    • 370.7%Two or more races
    • 290.5%American Indian alone
    • 280.5%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 31 registered sex offenders living in Cameron, Texas as of July 28, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Cameron is 182 to 1.


Crime rates in Cameron by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

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)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
4
(65.9)
5
(85.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(35.7)
1
(17.6)
1
(17.8)
1
(18.6)
1
(18.5)
0
(0.0)
4
(73.5)
0
(0.0)
3
(54.3)
1
(18.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
4
(65.9)
3
(51.0)
4
(69.3)
1
(17.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.6)
5
(89.0)
3
(55.9)
7
(129.6)
7
(130.5)
2
(36.7)
2
(35.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
7
(115.4)
12
(204.0)
12
(207.9)
11
(191.3)
11
(196.1)
9
(158.8)
15
(266.9)
13
(242.2)
16
(296.2)
15
(279.7)
22
(404.0)
19
(341.1)
16
(289.6)
9
(162.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
47
(774.7)
51
(866.9)
35
(606.5)
32
(556.5)
33
(588.4)
36
(635.0)
44
(782.8)
49
(913.0)
42
(777.6)
58
(1,081)
39
(716.3)
36
(646.2)
32
(579.3)
23
(415.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
171
(2,819)
236
(4,012)
195
(3,379)
152
(2,643)
200
(3,566)
207
(3,651)
193
(3,434)
147
(2,739)
130
(2,407)
125
(2,331)
134
(2,461)
59
(1,059)
30
(543.1)
34
(614.8)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
6
(98.9)
3
(51.0)
12
(207.9)
5
(87.0)
1
(17.8)
1
(17.6)
1
(17.8)
1
(18.6)
5
(92.6)
1
(18.6)
6
(110.2)
1
(18.0)
4
(72.4)
7
(126.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(33.0)
2
(34.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(34.8)
1
(17.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.5)
2
(37.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(35.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.1)
City-Data.com crime index270.5349.3256.6195.1253.0243.1287.8255.1271.1302.8308.0203.9169.4110.8

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 Cameron, TX

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 14 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.81
Texas average:

1.79
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Ancestries: American (6.0%), German (4.6%), English (3.8%), Irish (2.2%), Czech (1.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 4.24 square miles.

Population density: 1,288 people per square mile   (low).

Cameron, Texas map

421 residents are foreign born (6.8% Latin America).

This city:

7.5%
Texas:

17.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,618 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,234 (1.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Temple, TX (28.1 miles , pop. 54,514).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Austin, TX (59.7 miles , pop. 656,562).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (121.6 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Buckholts, TX (3.0 miles ),
Burlington, TX (3.0 miles ),
Milano, TX (3.5 miles ),
Gause-Milano, TX (3.6 miles ),
Rockdale, TX (3.7 miles ),
Davilla, TX (3.8 miles ),
Rosebud, TX (3.9 miles ),
Rogers, TX (4.0 miles )

Latitude: 30.85 N, Longitude: 96.98 W

Area code: 254

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $89,900
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $173,500
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $259,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $70,000
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $148,300
  • 2002: 10 buildings, average cost: $105,600
  • 2003: 6 buildings, average cost: $159,000
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $64,000
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $136,400
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $83,500
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $135,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $280,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $105,500
  • 2014: 10 buildings, average cost: $23,800
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $240,000
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $331,600
  • 2017: 3 buildings, average cost: $202,500
  • 2018: 3 buildings, average cost: $182,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Cameron, TX residents
Average permit cost in Cameron, TX
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

8.3%
Texas:

8.0%
Historical population in Cameron, TX
Historical housing units in Cameron, TX
Most common industries in Cameron, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (13.1%)
  • Construction (8.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.3%)
  • Public administration (6.3%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (6.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.1%)
  • Educational services (5.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.9%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (8.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.6%)
  • Health care (5.5%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (5.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.6%)
  • Educational services (9.3%)
  • Public administration (8.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.4%)
Most common occupations in Cameron, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Construction laborers (4.2%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (11.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.3%)
  • Cashiers (5.6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.3%)

Average climate in Cameron, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Cameron, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Tornado activity:

Cameron-area historical tornado activity is near Texas state average. It is 46% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/27/1997, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 38.2 miles away from the Cameron city center killed 27 people and injured 12 people and caused $40 million in damages.

On 5/11/1953, a category F5 tornado 49.2 miles away from the city center killed 114 people and injured 597 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Cameron-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 15% 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 152.6 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 171.0 miles away from Cameron center
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 268.4 miles away from Cameron 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 382.5 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 157.2 miles away from Cameron center
On 9/2/2013 at 23:51:15, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MW, Depth: 2.9 mi) earthquake occurred 167.4 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 Milam County (15) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Fires: 4, Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Wind: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Cameron topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Cameron:

  • CENTRAL TEXAS HOSPITAL (Proprietary, provides emergency services, 806 N CROCKETT)
  • MILAM REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (512 N JEFFERSON ST)
  • ST EDWARD HOSPITAL (806 N CROCKETT ST BOX 969)
  • STANDARDS OF CARE HOME HEALTH (602 NORTH TRAVIS)
  • CAMERON NURSING CENTER (2202 N TRAVIS ST)
  • COLONIAL NURSING HOME (1003 NORTH DAVIS)
  • WINNIE L LTC PARTNERS, INC (2104 N KARNES)

Airports located in Cameron:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cameron:

  • Temple College (about 27 miles; Temple, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,796)
  • University of Mary Hardin-Baylor (about 33 miles; Belton, TX; FT enrollment: 2,885)
  • Texas A & M University-College Station (about 42 miles; College Station, TX; FT enrollment: 46,550)
  • Baylor University (about 49 miles; Waco, TX; FT enrollment: 14,800)
  • McLennan Community College (about 53 miles; Waco, TX; FT enrollment: 6,673)
  • Central Texas College (about 53 miles; Killeen, TX; FT enrollment: 15,911)
  • Texas State Technical College-Waco (about 55 miles; Waco, TX; FT enrollment: 4,210)

Public high school in Cameron:

Public elementary/middle schools in Cameron:

  • BEN MILAM EL (Students: 504, Location: 1100 E 21ST ST, Grades: PK-2)
  • CAMERON EL (Students: 318, Location: 404 E 22ND ST, Grades: 3-5)
  • CAMERON MIDDLE (Location: 404 E 22ND ST, Grades: 6-8)
See full list of schools located in Cameron

Library in Cameron:

  • CAMERON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $114,844; Location: 304 E 3RD ST; 22,393 books; 107 audio materials; 175 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 42 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Please add to list of churches and on map: All Saints' Episcopal Church, 200 N. Travis

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Cameron: Milam County Courthouse (A), Cameron Volunteer Fire Department (B), American Medical Response Ambulance Service Station 1 (C), Doctor Nathan and Lula Cass House (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Cameron include: Saint Monicas Catholic Church (A), Progressive Missionary Baptist Church (B), Lights Chapel Baptist Church (C), First Baptist Church (D), Cameron Grove Baptist Church (E), Cameron Faith Fellowship Church (F), First Presbyterian Church (G), North Orchard Street Church of Christ (H), Church of Christ (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Oak Hill Cemetery (1), Santa Monica Catholic Cemetery (2), Santa Monica Mausoleum (3), Thatch Cemetery (4), Poor Farm - Cameron Cemetery (5), Brewer - Slocomb Cemetery (6), Culpepper Family Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Newton Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Cameron include: Ledbetter Park (1), Cameron Community Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Virgil Johnson (singer) - Rock singer, Dennis Partee - Football player, Jafus White - Football player.

Milam 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 Cameron and their reported violations in the past:

BELL MILAM FALLS WSC (Population served: 5,439, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-13-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-13-2014), St Public Notif received (JUN-06-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-03-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-03-2012), St Public Notif received (JUL-23-2012), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-14-2012), St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-05-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-05-2012), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-14-2012), St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (NOV-21-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-04-2008), St Public Notif requested (DEC-04-2008), St Compliance achieved (MAY-01-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUL-18-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-25-2008), St Public Notif requested (AUG-25-2008), St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JAN-01-2014, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-26-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-26-2014), St Public Notif received (JUN-06-2014)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-05-2014)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-2008, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-01-2009)
  • One minor monitoring violation
BELL COUNTY WCID 5 (Population served: 408, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-05-2014)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-05-2014)
Average household size:
This city:

2.6 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

66.3%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.1%
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
106 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
86 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
195 people in nursing homes in 2000
44 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Banks with branches in Cameron (2011 data):

  • Citizens National Bank: at 118 South Houston Street, branch established on 1900/07/01; Drive-In Facility at 500 North Travis, branch established on 1979/02/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $322.3 mil, Deposits: $286.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Central Texas Financial Corp.
  • Classic Bank, National Association: at 102 North Houston Street, branch established on 1889/08/22. Info updated 2012/03/16: Bank assets: $236.0 mil, Deposits: $205.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Cameron Financial Corporation
  • The Buckholts State Bank: Cameron Branch at 310 North Houston Street, branch established on 1997/01/27. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $61.6 mil, Deposits: $52.8 mil, headquarters in Buckholts, TX, positive income, 3 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Cameron:

Marital status in Cameron, TX
  • Never married: 32.5%
  • Now married: 38.4%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 10.0%
  • Divorced: 16.3%

For population 25 years and over in Cameron:

  • High school or higher: 72.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.7%
  • Unemployed: 7.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

16.5
Texas average:

13.8

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

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Religion statistics for Cameron, TX (based on Milam County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,59255
Catholic3,8534
Mainline Protestant2,88821
Black Protestant6865
Other1872
None9,551-
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
This county:

2.42 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Milam County:

1.21 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Here:

4.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Milam County:

4.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Milam County:

11.0%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Milam County:

28.0%
State:

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

18.7%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Cameron:

47.9%
State:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Cameron:

44.0%
Texas:

47.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.5
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Cameron:

22.1%
State:

20.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Cameron:

12.3%
Texas:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.2%
Texas:

33.1%

General health condition:
Cameron:

51.5%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.2%
State:

80.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Cameron, TX Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2019)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 10$41,474$49,7691$131
Streets and Highways 9$24,346$32,4610$0
Financial Administration 6$49,573$99,1460$0
Water Supply 6$23,952$47,9040$0
Police - Other 5$25,606$61,4541$797
Other and Unallocable 2$11,740$70,4400$0
Sewerage 1$4,710$56,5200$0
Firefighters 1$3,321$39,8522$957
Judicial and Legal 1$2,445$29,3401$1,200
Other Government Administration 0$0 3$498
Local Libraries 0$0 4$3,523
Totals for Government 41$187,167$54,78112$7,106

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

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,100,000 ($201.32)
    Solid Waste Management: $686,000 ($125.55)
    Water Utilities: $600,000 ($109.81)
    Sewerage: $550,000 ($100.66)
    Regular Highways: $286,000 ($52.34)
    Parks and Recreation: $240,000 ($43.92)
    Financial Administration: $193,000 ($35.32)
    Central Staff Services: $147,000 ($26.90)
    Local Fire Protection: $140,000 ($25.62)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $117,000 ($21.41)
    Health - Other: $114,000 ($20.86)
    Libraries: $79,000 ($14.46)
    Air Transportation: $31,000 ($5.67)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,659,000 ($303.62)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $199,000 ($36.42)

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

  • Charges - Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $748,000 ($136.90)
    Sewerage: $726,000 ($132.87)
    Solid Waste Management: $390,000 ($71.38)
    Other: $109,000 ($19.95)
    Air Transportation: $29,000 ($5.31)
    Parks and Recreation: $16,000 ($2.93)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $25,000 ($4.58)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $124,000 ($22.69)
    General Revenue - Other: $58,000 ($10.61)
    Donations From Private Sources: $30,000 ($5.49)
    Interest Earnings: $15,000 ($2.75)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,762,000 ($322.47)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,000 ($0.37)
  • Tax - Property: $1,458,000 ($266.84)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $831,000 ($152.09)
    Public Utility License: $14,000 ($2.56)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $4,000 ($0.73)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,980,000 ($911.42)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,537,000 ($830.34)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $443,000 ($81.08)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,973,000 ($544.11)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $420,000 ($76.87)

7.53% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($48,649 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.53%
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 Williamson County, TX  1.28% ($46,982 average AGI)
from Bell County, TX  1.10% ($34,713)
from Travis County, TX  0.77% ($47,742)


6.08% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($41,474 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.08%
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 Bell County, TX  1.09% ($33,315 average AGI)
to Williamson County, TX  0.78% ($44,061)
to Brazos County, TX  0.44% ($49,892)
Businesses in Cameron, TX
NameCountNameCount
CVS1Pizza Hut1
FedEx1SONIC Drive-In1
H&R Block1Subway1
La-Z-Boy1True Value1
Nike1UPS1

Strongest AM radio stations in Cameron:

  • KMIL (1330 AM; 1 kW; CAMERON, TX; Owner: MILAM BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KZNE (1150 AM; 10 kW; COLLEGE STATION, TX; Owner: BRYAN BROADCASTING LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBBW (1010 AM; 10 kW; WACO-MARLIN, TX; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING OF TEXAS)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KRZX (1660 AM; 10 kW; WACO, TX; Owner: VAN D. GOODALL, JR.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRZI (1580 AM; 10 kW; WACO, TX; Owner: VAN D. GOODALL, JR.)
  • WTAW (1620 AM; 10 kW; COLLEGE STATION, TX; Owner: BRYAN BROADCASTING LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • KLBJ (590 AM; 5 kW; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: EMMIS AUSTIN RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cameron:

  • KHTZ (94.3 FM; CAMERON, TX; Owner: CAMERON BROADCASTING CO)
  • KXCS (103.9 FM; CAMERON, TX; Owner: EQUICOM, INC)
  • WACO-FM (99.9 FM; WACO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWTX-FM (97.5 FM; WACO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRXT (98.5 FM; ROCKDALE, TX; Owner: KRXT, INC.)
  • KNCT-FM (91.3 FM; KILLEEN, TX; Owner: CENTRAL TEXAS COLLEGE)
  • KDHT (93.3 FM; CEDAR PARK, TX; Owner: EMMIS AUSTIN RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
  • KBGO (95.7 FM; WACO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLTR (107.3 FM; CALDWELL, TX; Owner: ROY E. HENDERSON)

TV broadcast stations around Cameron:

  • KCEN-TV (Channel 6; TEMPLE, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 6, INC.)
  • KYLE (Channel 28; BRYAN, TX; Owner: COMCORP OF BRYAN LICENSE CORP.)
  • KWKT (Channel 44; WACO, TX; Owner: COMCORP OF TEXAS LICENSE CORP.)
  • KXXV (Channel 25; WACO, TX; Owner: CENTEX TELEVISION LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWTX-TV (Channel 10; WACO, TX; Owner: KWTX-KBTX LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KNCT (Channel 46; BELTON, TX; Owner: CENTRAL TEXAS COLLEGE)
  • K38FN (Channel 38; WACO, TX; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
Cameron fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Cameron fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 21Number of bridges
  • 761ft / 232mTotal length
  • $1,295,000Total costs
  • 35,470Total average daily traffic
  • 6,009Total average daily truck traffic
  • 49,250Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Cameron, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 91950-1959
  • 21970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 42000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Cameron, TX

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Cameron)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

82 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 30.846861 Lon: -96.965528, Call Sign: KEW209, Licensee ID: L00150534,
    Assigned Frequencies: 166.250 MHz, Grant Date: 07/13/2000, Expiration Date: 08/01/2021, Registrant: M&m Broadcasters, Ltd., P.O. Box 23939, Waco, TX 76702

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • 3111 S Fm381 4.8 Km S (Lat: 30.809917 Lon: -96.928611), Type: Tower, Structure height: 45.2 m, Overall height: 51.5 m, Call Sign: KNFX222,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.090 MHz, 159.210 MHz, 159.210 MHz, 159.217 MHz, Grant Date: 12/09/2020, Expiration Date: 02/11/2031, Registrant: Texas Department Of Public Safety, 5805 N. Lamar, Austin, TX 78773-0259, Phone: (512) 424-2732, Fax: (512) 424-5320, Email:
  • MCLERRAN HILL, 3111 S. Fm381 4.8km South Of (Lat: 30.809917 Lon: -96.928583), Type: Tower, Structure height: 45.2 m, Overall height: 51.5 m, Call Sign: KVJ791,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.280 MHz, 155.370 MHz, 155.595 MHz, 155.595 MHz, Grant Date: 10/25/2012, Expiration Date: 01/12/2023, Registrant: Consolidate Telecom Services, 1902 N 3rd St, Temple, TX 76501, Phone: (254) 697-6992, Fax: (210) 893-6592, Email:
  • JEFFERSON, 512 North Jefferson (Lat: 30.855139 Lon: -96.980278), Type: Tower, Structure height: 24.4 m, Call Sign: WNKU881,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.150 MHz, Grant Date: 11/15/2012, Expiration Date: 02/02/2023, Registrant: Consolidate Telecom Services, 1902 N 3rd St, Temple, TX 76501, Phone: (254) 697-6992, Fax: (210) 893-6592, Email:
  • REPEATER, Ledbetter Park (Lat: 30.842778 Lon: -96.984167), Type: Tower, Structure height: 64 m, Overall height: 73 m, Call Sign: WNVN729,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.995 MHz, Grant Date: 04/15/2011, Expiration Date: 02/25/2021, Cancellation Date: 05/01/2021, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern, Suite E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • 118 N Houston (Lat: 30.852139 Lon: -96.980250), Call Sign: KEJ988, Licensee ID: L00007472,
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.4600 MHz, 48.4800 MHz, 48.5200 MHz, 48.6600 MHz, Grant Date: 12/02/1998, Expiration Date: 12/02/2003, Cancellation Date: 08/01/2001, Registrant: Txu Gas Co, Energy Plaza 1601 Bryan St, Dallas, TX 75201-3411, Phone: (214) 426-7980

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2 (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:

41 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Cameron)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

14 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Cameron)

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 47. The highest number of fires - 72 took place in 2009, and the least - 3 in 2003. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Cameron, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (63.9%), and Structure Fires (21.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Cameron, TX
    • 48163.9%Outside Fires
    • 16021.2%Structure Fires
    • 10013.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 121.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Cameron, TX
Most common first names in Cameron, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John10877.6 years
Mary10579.2 years
William9276.1 years
James6073.8 years
Frank5280.5 years
Willie4977.3 years
Annie4984.2 years
Joe4576.1 years
Robert4272.8 years
Thomas3175.9 years
Most common last names in Cameron, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4976.4 years
Johnson4578.6 years
Williams4478.2 years
Miller2577.3 years
Green2281.5 years
Brown2173.3 years
Michalka2180.5 years
Bailey1975.4 years
Jones1873.7 years
White1876.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Cameron, TX
  • 51.8%Electricity
  • 47.3%Utility gas
  • 0.9%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Cameron, TX
  • 61.3%Electricity
  • 38.7%Utility gas


Cameron compared to Texas state average:

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

Cameron on our top lists:

  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in dormitories (population 1,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in group homes (population 1,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in hospitals/wards, hospices, and schools for the handicapped (population 1,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in long-term care (population 1,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in military quarters (population 1,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in noninstitutionalized settings (population 1,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in on base quarters (population 1,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the physically handicapped (population 1,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in wards in military hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere (population 1,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in military disciplinary barracks (population 1,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in military hospitals or wards for chronically ill (population 1,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in institutions for the deaf (population 1,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of workers working at home, population 5,000+"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: healthcare support occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: utilities (population 5,000+)"
  • #48 (76520) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Czech first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
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