Cuero, Texas

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Population in 2022: 8,106 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: +23.4%
 
Males: 4,574  (56.4%)
Females: 3,532  (43.6%)
Median resident age:

38.8 years
Texas median age:

35.6 years

Zip codes: 77954.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $52,837 (it was $24,931 in 2000)
Cuero:

$52,837
TX:

$72,284

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $24,538 (it was $14,286 in 2000)

Cuero city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $181,324 (it was $38,700 in 2000)
Cuero:

$181,324
TX:

$275,400

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $213,405; detached houses: $227,979; mobile homes: $100,707

Median gross rent in 2022: $969.

March 2022 cost of living index in Cuero: 80.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 22.5%
(21.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.4% for Black residents, 23.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 27.5% for other race residents, 15.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Cuero, TX (2022)
    • 3,90946.8%Hispanic
    • 2,99635.9%White alone
    • 1,16814.0%Black alone
    • 2412.9%Two or more races
    • 90.1%Asian alone
    • 30.04%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 38 registered sex offenders living in Cuero, Texas as of June 19, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Cuero is 229 to 1.


Crime rates in Cuero by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

2021

2022

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)
1
(14.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.2)
1
(12.1)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(46.9)
1
(14.6)
0
(0.0)
6
(85.7)
7
(99.8)
3
(42.6)
10
(140.5)
1
(14.0)
10
(116.7)
1
(12.0)
6
(72.6)
7
(85.0)
4
(48.6)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(15.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(28.6)
4
(57.1)
1
(14.3)
1
(14.2)
1
(14.1)
2
(27.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.1)
1
(12.2)
2
(24.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
9
(140.6)
16
(233.9)
26
(372.2)
67
(957.0)
75
(1,070)
74
(1,051)
53
(744.9)
58
(809.3)
99
(1,155)
62
(747.0)
33
(399.6)
38
(461.3)
63
(766.0)
51
(616.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
39
(609.3)
31
(453.2)
30
(429.5)
52
(742.8)
49
(698.9)
52
(738.4)
46
(646.5)
41
(572.1)
87
(1,015)
30
(361.4)
28
(339.0)
36
(437.1)
18
(218.8)
14
(169.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
61
(953.0)
48
(701.7)
62
(887.6)
173
(2,471)
207
(2,953)
181
(2,570)
192
(2,699)
122
(1,702)
139
(1,622)
162
(1,952)
148
(1,792)
113
(1,372)
106
(1,289)
91
(1,100)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
6
(93.7)
7
(102.3)
11
(157.5)
9
(128.6)
5
(71.3)
7
(99.4)
4
(56.2)
1
(14.0)
9
(105.0)
7
(84.3)
9
(109.0)
20
(242.8)
17
(206.7)
9
(108.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(31.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(28.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.0)
1
(11.7)
1
(12.0)
6
(72.6)
2
(24.3)
2
(24.3)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index158.6126.4161.2438.2470.8411.0423.3318.5468.6272.8242.2268.8303.5219.3

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 246.1. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Cuero, TX

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2021, including police officers: 16 (15 officers - 11 male; 4 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.82
Texas average:

2.07
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Ancestries: German (9.8%), American (5.2%), Irish (2.1%), English (1.2%), Trinidadian and Tobagonian (1.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 182 feet

Land area: 4.94 square miles.

Population density: 1,642 people per square mile   (low).

Cuero, Texas map

225 residents are foreign born (2.6% Latin America).

This city:

2.7%
Texas:

17.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $1,544 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $1,191 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Victoria, TX (26.3 miles , pop. 60,603).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: San Antonio, TX (77.7 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities:

Westhoff-Arneckville, TX (2.2 miles ),
Yorktown, TX (3.9 miles ),
Yoakum, TX (4.0 miles ),
Weesatche-Ander, TX (4.5 miles ),
Nordheim, TX (4.8 miles ),
Smiley, TX (4.9 miles ),
Shiner, TX (4.9 miles ),
Quail Creek, TX (5.0 miles )

Latitude: 29.09 N, Longitude: 97.29 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Turkey Capital of the World

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,206 (+14.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,871 (66.8%)

Area code: 361

Distribution of median household income in Cuero, TX in 2022
Distribution of house value in Cuero, TX in 2022
Cuero satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2022: 21 buildings, average cost: $243,000
  • 2021: 11 buildings, average cost: $217,500
  • 2020: 4 buildings, average cost: $209,100
  • 2019: 7 buildings, average cost: $204,900
  • 2018: 9 buildings, average cost: $105,600
  • 2017: 3 buildings, average cost: $178,300
  • 2016: 3 buildings, average cost: $178,300
  • 2015: 13 buildings, average cost: $143,500
  • 2014: 5 buildings, average cost: $153,200
  • 2013: 5 buildings, average cost: $153,200
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $153,200
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $153,200
  • 2010: 6 buildings, average cost: $119,000
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $82,400
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $127,200
  • 2006: 6 buildings, average cost: $127,200
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $172,500
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $82,500
  • 2003: 8 buildings, average cost: $94,100
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 2001: 12 buildings, average cost: $66,300
  • 2000: 10 buildings, average cost: $49,900
  • 1999: 29 buildings, average cost: $61,100
  • 1998: 11 buildings, average cost: $62,500
  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $51,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Cuero, TX residents
Average permit cost in Cuero, TX
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

2.9%
Texas:

3.5%
Historical population in Cuero, TX
Historical housing units in Cuero, TX
Most common industries in Cuero, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (13.6%)
  • Educational services (12.0%)
  • Public administration (6.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.1%)
  • Construction (5.5%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (4.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (9.5%)
  • Educational services (8.6%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (8.1%)
  • Health care (6.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.3%)
  • Public administration (5.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (22.1%)
  • Educational services (15.7%)
  • Public administration (7.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.9%)
  • Leather & allied products (5.3%)
  • Social assistance (5.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.5%)
Most common occupations in Cuero, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.5%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4.0%)
  • Cashiers (3.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.8%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.7%)
  • Cashiers (7.1%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.1%)

Average climate in Cuero, Texas

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Cuero, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2023 was 42.4. This is significantly better than average.

City:

42.4
U.S.:

72.6
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2023 was 25.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 24.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.2
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Cuero-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 3% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/20/1967, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 22.2 miles away from the Cuero city center injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 11/5/1968, a category F3 tornado 26.9 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Cuero-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 35% 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 50.2 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 54.1 miles away from the city center
On 5/1/2018 at 16:28:56, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 44.1 miles away from Cuero 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 374.1 miles away from Cuero center
On 4/7/2008 at 09:51:12, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 46.6 miles away from Cuero center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 341.3 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 DeWitt County (16) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 8, Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Fires: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Cuero topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Cuero:

  • CUERO COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 2550 N ESPLANADE)
  • CUERO COMMUNITY HOSPITAL SKILLED N UNT (2550 NORTH ESPLANADE)
  • CUERO NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (1310 E BROADWAY)
  • CUERO NURSING CENTER (1310 E BROADWAY)
  • MISSION NURSING AND REHABILITATION (1010 E MCARTHUR ST)
  • PEOPLES NURSING CENTER CUE (1010 EAST MCARTHUR STREET)
  • RETAMA MANOR WEST (108 HOSPITAL DR)
  • WHISPERING OAKS NURSING CENTER (105 HOSPITAL DR)
  • CUERO LAKEVIEW KIDNEY CENTER LLC (1105 EAST BROADWAY)
  • CUERO COMMUNITY HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH AGENCY (615 NORTH ESPLANADE)

Airports and heliports located in Cuero:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cuero:

  • Victoria College (about 27 miles; Victoria, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,730)
  • University of Houston-Victoria (about 27 miles; Victoria, TX; FT enrollment: 3,110)
  • Coastal Bend College (about 54 miles; Beeville, TX; FT enrollment: 2,880)
  • Texas State University (about 68 miles; San Marcos, TX; FT enrollment: 29,202)
  • St Philip's College (about 74 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 5,970)
  • Wharton County Junior College (about 75 miles; Wharton, TX; FT enrollment: 5,009)
  • University of the Incarnate Word (about 76 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 6,875)

Public high schools in Cuero:

Public elementary/middle schools in Cuero:

  • CUERO INT (Students: 404, Location: 502 PARK HTS DR, Grades: 4-6)
  • HUNT EL (Students: 387, Location: 805 N HUNT, Grades: 1-3)

Private elementary/middle school in Cuero:

  • ST MICHAELS CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 73, Location: 208 N MCLEOD ST, Grades: PK-5)
See full list of schools located in Cuero

Library in Cuero:

  • CUERO PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $220,413; Location: 207 E MAIN ST; 28,660 books; 1,047 audio materials; 1,597 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 22 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Cuero: Terrell-Reuss Streets Historic District (A), Cuero Commercial Historic District (B), Cuero Gin (C), East Main Street Residential Historic District (D), City Water Works (E), Emil Leonardt House (F), Elisha Stevens House (G), Edward Mugge House (H), Floyd Buchel House (I), Cuero Fire Department (J), Frank Marie House (K), House at 609 East Live Oak (L), House at 404 Stockdale (M), House at 1002 Stockdale (N), J M Reuss House (O), J B Farris House (P), J B Chaddock House (Q), John Y Bell House (R), John W Burns House (S), Keller-Grunder House (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Cuero include: Mount Bethel Baptist Church (A), Macedonia Baptist Church (B), Little Zion Baptist Church (C), Jerusalem Baptist Mission Church (D), First Baptist Church (E), First Pentecostal Church of God (F), Saint Michaels Catholic Church (G), Grace Episcopal Church (H), Macedonia Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Evergreen Cemetery (1), Hillside Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: City of Cuero Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Cuero include: Live Oak Park (1), Cuero Municipal Park (2), Alexander Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Chisholm Trail Heritage Museum (302 North Esplanade Street), Dewitt County - Historical Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 312 East Broadway Street), Dewitt County Wildflower Association (312 East Broadway Street), Family Club (409 West Main Street).

Hotel: Antler's Inn (Highway 87 At Indust).

Courts: Cuero-City - Municipal Court (201 East Main Street), Dewitt-County - County Judge Office- Commissioners Court- County Judge-Ben E Pr (Courthouse).

Birthplace of: Roy Benavidez - Army Medal of Honor recipient, Cody Wallace - Football player, Dale Murray - Baseball player, Guy Cordon - Politician, Trooper Taylor - Football player and coach, Brad Goebel - Football player, Frank Horton (New York politician) - Politician, Fred Hansen - Former pole vaulter and Olympic gold medallist., Jo Morrow - Actor, Robert Strait - Football player.

DeWitt 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 Cuero and their reported violations in the past:

LONGHORN RANCH RESTAURANT (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation

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

  • Q-RARE-O MARKET (Population served: 94, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.6 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

66.5%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.6%
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
203 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
64 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Cuero in 2000:

  • 166 people in nursing homes
  • 44 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Banks with branches in Cuero (2011 data):

  • Prosperity Bank: Cuero Branch at 105 W. Church Street, branch established on 1991/08/22. Info updated 2012/01/05: Bank assets: $9,816.2 mil, Deposits: $8,064.8 mil, headquarters in El Campo, TX, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 187 total offices, Holding Company: Prosperity Bancshares, Inc.
  • TrustTexas Bank, SSB: Trusttexas Bank, Ssb at 121 East Courthouse, branch established on 1921/01/01. Info updated 2006/08/14: Bank assets: $212.3 mil, Deposits: $183.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Trusttexas Mutual Holding Company
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Cuero Branch at 307 North Esplanade Street, branch established on 1928/08/26. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company

For population 15 years and over in Cuero:

Marital status in Cuero, TX
  • Never married: 32.8%
  • Now married: 42.7%
  • Separated: 3.6%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 13.5%

For population 25 years and over in Cuero:

  • High school or higher: 81.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 6.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.9
Texas average:

14.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2022
Means of transportation to work in 2022 - Cuero
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Cuero, TX (based on DeWitt County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic5,0798
Evangelical Protestant3,04625
Mainline Protestant1,94011
Other2542
None9,778-
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: 4
This county:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
DeWitt County:

4.56 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 20
DeWitt County:

10.14 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

10.4%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.1%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.9%
Texas:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.9%
Texas:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

44.8%
Texas:

47.4%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.0
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Cuero:

21.8%
Texas:

20.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Cuero:

13.0%
Texas:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Cuero:

6.8
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

35.0%
Texas:

33.1%

General health condition:
Cuero:

52.5%
Texas:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.2%
State:

80.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Cuero, TX Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2022)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Parks and Recreation 19$64,395$40,6715$5,410
Police Protection - Officers 15$69,885$55,9080$0
Financial Administration 10$51,262$61,5140$0
Streets and Highways 7$25,451$43,6300$0
Electric Power 7$34,809$59,6730$0
Firefighters 6$26,575$53,1500$0
Water Supply 5$26,244$62,9860$0
Other Government Administration 5$35,873$86,0957$1,700
Sewerage 4$15,741$47,2231$1,771
Local Libraries 3$9,990$39,9600$0
Solid Waste Management 3$12,247$48,9881$1,196
Judicial and Legal 2$7,188$43,1281$2,000
Police - Other 1$4,198$50,3760$0
Other and Unallocable 1$5,232$62,7840$0
Totals for Government 88$389,090$53,05815$12,077

Cuero government finances - Expenditure in 2021 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $934,000 ($115.22)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $7,632,000 ($941.52)
    Water Utilities: $2,197,000 ($271.03)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,758,000 ($216.88)
    Police Protection: $1,547,000 ($190.85)
    General Public Buildings: $1,540,000 ($189.98)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,489,000 ($183.69)
    Financial Administration: $1,200,000 ($148.04)
    Local Fire Protection: $910,000 ($112.26)
    Central Staff Services: $908,000 ($112.02)
    Sewerage: $867,000 ($106.96)
    Regular Highways: $572,000 ($70.57)
    General - Other: $233,000 ($28.74)
    Libraries: $216,000 ($26.65)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $158,000 ($19.49)
    Hospitals: $54,000 ($6.66)
    Air Transportation: $1,000 ($0.12)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $13,000 ($1.60)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $351,000 ($43.30)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,511,000 ($803.23)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $607,000 ($74.88)

Cuero government finances - Revenue in 2021 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,253,000 ($277.94)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,750,000 ($215.89)
    Parks and Recreation: $199,000 ($24.55)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $421,000 ($51.94)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $444,000 ($54.77)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $3,213,000 ($396.37)
    General Revenue - Other: $392,000 ($48.36)
    Interest Earnings: $167,000 ($20.60)
    Fines and Forfeits: $121,000 ($14.93)
    Rents: $40,000 ($4.93)
    Sale of Property: $16,000 ($1.97)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $9,417,000 ($1161.73)
    Water Utilities: $1,741,000 ($214.78)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $45,000 ($5.55)
  • Tax - Public Utilities Sales: $2,348,000 ($289.66)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,836,000 ($226.50)
    Property: $1,214,000 ($149.77)
    Other Selective Sales: $306,000 ($37.75)
    Other License: $94,000 ($11.60)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $27,000 ($3.33)

Cuero government finances - Debt in 2021 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,395,000 ($1652.48)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,065,000 ($1488.40)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,330,000 ($164.08)

Cuero government finances - Cash and Securities in 2021 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,840,000 ($1584.01)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $707,000 ($87.22)
Businesses in Cuero, TX
NameCountNameCount
Best Western1Nike1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Church's Chicken1SONIC Drive-In1
ColorTyme1Subway1
FedEx1U-Haul1
H&R Block1Walmart1
McDonald's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Cuero:

  • 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.)
  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KTMR (1130 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EDNA, TX; Owner: SIGA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KSAH (720 AM; 10 kW; UNIVERSAL CITY, TX; Owner: KSAH LICENSING, INC.)
  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KENS (1160 AM; 25 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: KENS-TV, INC.)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KDRY (1100 AM; 11 kW; ALAMO HEIGHTS, TX; Owner: KDRY RADIO, INC.)
  • KSLR (630 AM; 5 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF TEXAS, INC.)
  • KTSA (550 AM; 5 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF SAN ANTONIO)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cuero:

  • KTXN-FM (98.7 FM; VICTORIA, TX; Owner: COSMOPOLITAN ENTERPRISES OF VICTORIA)
  • WKSQ (94.5 FM; ELLSWORTH, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KIXS (107.9 FM; VICTORIA, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KYKM (92.5 FM; YOAKUM, TX; Owner: LAGRANGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KHMC (95.9 FM; GOLIAD, TX; Owner: CINCO DE MAYO BROADCASTING)
  • K211DR (90.1 FM; VICTORIA, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL EVANGELISM)
  • KVIC (95.1 FM; VICTORIA, TX; Owner: VICTORIA RADIO WORKS, LTD.)

TV broadcast stations around Cuero:

  • KAVU-TV (Channel 25; VICTORIA, TX; Owner: SAGA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KVCT (Channel 19; VICTORIA, TX; Owner: SURTSEY PRODUCTIONS, INC.)
  • K43DV (Channel 43; VICTORIA, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KBGS-LP (Channel 51; VICTORIA, TX; Owner: CLUB COMMUNICATIONS)
  • KCPV-LP (Channel 57; VICTORIA, TX; Owner: CLUB COMMUNICATIONS)
  • KXTS-LP (Channel 41; VICTORIA, TX; Owner: SAGA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KUNU-LP (Channel 21; VICTORIA, TX; Owner: SAGA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KVTX-LP (Channel 45; VICTORIA, TX; Owner: SAGA BROADCASTING, LLC)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Cuero: Roy P. Benavidez.

Cuero fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2021
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2021
See more detailed statistics of Cuero fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2021 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 34Number of bridges
  • 587ft / 179mTotal length
  • $132,000Total costs
  • 105,522Total average daily traffic
  • 20,284Total average daily truck traffic
  • 189,230Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic
New bridges in Cuero, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31920-1929
  • 121930-1939
  • 41940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 51960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 12000-2009
  • 22010-2019
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Cuero, TX
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 209 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Cuero)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Cuero, TX)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 49 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 44 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Cuero)

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

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 55. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 99 took place in 2008, and the least - 25 in 2014. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Cuero, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (58.4%), and Structure Fires (22.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Cuero, TX
    • 55058.4%Outside Fires
    • 21422.7%Structure Fires
    • 13814.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 404.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Cuero, TX

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Cuero, Texas:

  • Best Western Park Heights Inn And Suite, 308 Park Heights Dr, Cuero, Texas 77954 , Phone: (361) 524-5186, Fax: (361) 524-5170
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotels & Suites, 3371 N Esplanade , Cuero TX, Cuero, Texas 77954 , Phone: (361) 275-5700, Fax: (361) 275-5702
  • Americas Best Value Inn & Suites, 3531 N Esplanade, Cuero, Texas 77954 , Phone: (361) 275-3200, Fax: (361) 275-3201
  • Fairfield Inn & Suites Cuero, 2121 N Esplanade St, Cuero, Texas 77954 , Phone: (361) 275-5200
  • Executive Inn & Suites, 2125 N Esplanade St Hwy 183, Cuero, Texas 77954 , Phone: (361) 275-2000
  • Executive Inn Express & Suites, 2125 N Esplanade St, Cuero, Texas 77954 , Phone: (361) 275-2000
All 6 fire-safe hotels and motels in Cuero, Texas
Most common first names in Cuero, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary8880.2 years
John7374.5 years
William6976.8 years
James5671.1 years
Willie5578.4 years
Joe4772.4 years
Robert4269.3 years
Charles4174.3 years
Annie3985.3 years
Henry3980.1 years
Most common last names in Cuero, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams5178.7 years
Brown4377.6 years
Johnson3872.3 years
Smith2977.1 years
Garcia2578.8 years
Ruiz2270.8 years
Blackwell2279.2 years
Trevino2175.2 years
Jones2076.2 years
Rodriguez2074.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Cuero, TX
  • 58.4%Electricity
  • 40.7%Utility gas
  • 0.9%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Cuero, TX
  • 62.3%Electricity
  • 32.9%Utility gas
  • 3.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%No fuel used


Cuero compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly 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.

Cuero on our top lists:

  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index increase from 2011 to 2012 (population 5,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: health technologists and technicians (population 5,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people born in the same U.S. state as the city (population 5,000+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: food preparation and serving related occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (population 5,000+)"
There are 13 pilots and 5 other airmen in this city.
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  • William M. Ferry (1)
  • Donnel Gray, Jr. (1)
  • Reed Ridyolph (1)
  • Avijit Ghosh (1)
  • Debbie R. Rath (1)
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Total of 8 patent applications in 2008-2024.