Gustine, Texas

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Population in 2022: 407 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -10.9%
 
Males: 236  (58.0%)
Females: 171  (42.0%)
Median resident age:

46.2 years
Texas median age:

35.6 years

Zip codes: 76455.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $48,586 (it was $28,889 in 2000)
Gustine:

$48,586
TX:

$72,284

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $32,988 (it was $12,666 in 2000)

Gustine town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $85,744 (it was $27,700 in 2000)
Gustine:

$85,744
TX:

$275,400

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $224,247; detached houses: $248,249; mobile homes: $71,659

Median gross rent in 2022: $747.

March 2022 cost of living index in Gustine: 77.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 5.3%
(9.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 5.3% for other race residents)

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  • Races in Gustine, TX (2022)
    • 20851.1%White alone
    • 19347.4%Hispanic
    • 10.2%Two or more races

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



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Gustine, Texas as of May 26, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Gustine is 103 to 1.


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Ancestries: Irish (12.3%), American (8.3%), European (5.8%), Norwegian (4.3%), German (3.6%), English (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 0.91 square miles.

Population density: 446 people per square mile   (low).

Gustine, Texas map

105 residents are foreign born (25.2% Latin America).

This town:

25.7%
Texas:

17.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $1,433 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $1,672 (2.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Killeen, TX (64.9 miles , pop. 86,911).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fort Worth, TX (87.9 miles , pop. 534,694).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (115.2 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Comanche, TX (3.5 miles ),
Dublin, TX (4.1 miles ),
Hamilton, TX (4.4 miles ),
De Leon, TX (4.5 miles ),
Blanket, TX (4.8 miles ),
Hico, TX (4.9 miles ),
Mullin-Priddy, TX (4.9 miles ),
Mullin, TX (5.0 miles)

Latitude: 31.85 N, Longitude: 98.40 W

Area code: 325

Distribution of median household income in Gustine, TX in 2022
Distribution of house value in Gustine, TX in 2022
Gustine satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

2.8%
Texas:

3.5%
Population change in the 1990s: +27 (+6.3%).
Most common industries in Gustine, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (14.5%)
  • Health care (12.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (10.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.5%)
  • Educational services (7.5%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (4.0%)
  • Public administration (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (21.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (17.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.2%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (4.5%)
  • Public administration (4.5%)
  • Truck transportation (4.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (26.9%)
  • Educational services (12.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.7%)
  • Private households (7.5%)
  • Construction (4.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Gustine, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8.4%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.8%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11.2%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (9.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.2%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6.7%)
  • Construction laborers (6.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.0%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (20.4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (9.7%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (8.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.3%)

Average climate in Gustine, Texas

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Tornado activity:

Gustine-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 50% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/19/1976, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 31.1 miles away from the Gustine town center injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/28/1958, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.3 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Gustine-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 355% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 160.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 271.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 327.8 miles away from Gustine 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 313.4 miles away from the city 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 207.1 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 236.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Comanche County (15) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Fires: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Wind: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Gustine topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Gustine:

  • COMANCHE COMMUNITY HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; COMANCHE, TX)
  • WESTERN HILLS HEALTHCARE RESIDENCE LTD (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; COMANCHE, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gustine:

  • Tarleton State University (about 28 miles; Stephenville, TX; Full-time enrollment: 8,882)
  • Cisco College (about 52 miles; Cisco, TX; FT enrollment: 2,687)
  • Central Texas College (about 62 miles; Killeen, TX; FT enrollment: 15,911)
  • Weatherford College (about 72 miles; Weatherford, TX; FT enrollment: 4,080)
  • McLennan Community College (about 75 miles; Waco, TX; FT enrollment: 6,673)
  • University of Mary Hardin-Baylor (about 78 miles; Belton, TX; FT enrollment: 2,885)
  • Hill College (about 79 miles; Hillsboro, TX; FT enrollment: 2,968)

Public high school in Gustine:

  • GUSTINE SCHOOL (Students: 232, Location: 503 W MAIN ST, Grades: PK-12)
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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Gustine: Gustine Volunteer Volunteer Fire Department (A), Gustine Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Gustine: Gustine Stadium (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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

2.8 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

74.0%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

4.1%
Whole state:

6.0%


No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Gustine (2011 data):

  • First National Bank of Dublin: Gustine Branch at 1 Main Place, branch established on 1987/03/09. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $71.4 mil, Deposits: $64.4 mil, headquarters in Dublin, TX, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Dublin Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Gustine:

Marital status in Gustine, TX
  • Never married: 15.0%
  • Now married: 52.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 10.5%
  • Divorced: 21.9%

For population 25 years and over in Gustine:

  • High school or higher: 71.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.7%
  • Unemployed: 5.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

15.4
Texas average:

14.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Gustine, TX (based on Comanche County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,08644
Mainline Protestant1,2076
Catholic5082
Other682
None5,105-
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: 3
This county:

2.23 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Comanche County:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
This county:

5.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Comanche County:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

10.7%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.4%
State:

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

19.0%
Texas:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

48.0%
State:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Gustine:

44.4%
Texas:

47.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.7
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Gustine:

22.0%
State:

20.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.9%
Texas:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Gustine:

6.9
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

33.2%
State:

33.1%

General health condition:
Gustine:

53.4%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

76.6%
State:

80.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Gustine, 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
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$415
Other Government Administration 0$0 2$1,843
Totals for Government 0$0 3$2,258

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

  • Current Operations - Solid Waste Management: $90,000 ($221.13)
    Water Utilities: $78,000 ($191.65)
    Sewerage: $48,000 ($117.94)
    General - Other: $38,000 ($93.37)
    Financial Administration: $11,000 ($27.03)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,000 ($4.91)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($2.46)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Police Protection: $8,000 ($19.66)
    Other - Financial Administration: $3,000 ($7.37)
    Other - Health - Other: $2,000 ($4.91)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,000 ($4.91)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $80,000 ($196.56)
    Sewerage: $43,000 ($105.65)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $78,000 ($191.65)
  • Tax - Property: $54,000 ($132.68)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $26,000 ($63.88)
    Public Utilities Sales: $18,000 ($44.23)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $134,000 ($329.24)

Strongest AM radio stations in Gustine:

  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • 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.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • WOAI (1200 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)
  • KCOM (1550 AM; 0 kW; COMANCHE, TX; Owner: ARROWHEAD BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Gustine:

  • KYOX (94.3 FM; COMANCHE, TX; Owner: 377 BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KTFW-FM (92.1 FM; GLEN ROSE, TX; Owner: M&M BROADCASTERS, LTD.)

TV broadcast stations around Gustine:

  • K61CV (Channel 61; MULLIN, TX; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K65BC (Channel 65; MULLIN, TX; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Gustine fatal accident list:

Nov 28, 2008 12:14 AM, Sr-36, Lat: 31.847020, Lon: -98.396960, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 22Number of bridges
  • 289ft / 88.1mTotal length
  • $109,000Total costs
  • 9,659Total average daily traffic
  • 1,690Total average daily truck traffic
  • 19,926Total future (year 1900) average daily traffic
New bridges in Gustine, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 41930-1939
  • 51950-1959
  • 21970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 42000-2009
  • 22010-2019
  • 12020-2022
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Gustine, TX

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Gustine)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • Gustine ISD, 503 W. Main St (Lat: 31.846806 Lon: -98.411444), Type: Pole, Structure height: 22 m, Call Sign: WQIR470,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10755.0 MHz, Grant Date: 04/03/2018, Expiration Date: 04/22/2028, Certifier: Daniel S Suster, Registrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Rd, Ste 200e, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1777, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:

  • Gustine, South Of Hwy 36, 5.8 Miles West Of Gustine, Texas (Lat: 31.855861 Lon: -98.507333), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Call Sign: WQMD831,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11245.0 MHz, Grant Date: 07/09/2010, Expiration Date: 07/09/2020, Cancellation Date: 05/08/2018, Certifier: Toney Prather, Registrant: Herman & Whiteaker, LLC, 6720-B Rockledge Drive, Suite 150, Bethesda, MD 20817, Phone: (202) 600-7273, Fax: (202) 706-6056, Email:

  • GUSTINE, On Fm 1702 S, 3.1 Miles East Of Gustine, Tx. (Lat: 31.818222 Lon: -98.344472), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 48.8 m, Overall height: 52.4 m, Call Sign: WQRP278,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6226.89 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, Grant Date: 05/09/2023, Expiration Date: 06/28/2033, Certifier: John Hargrove Pe, Registrant: Micronet Communications, Inc., 812 Lexington Dr, Plano, TX 75075, Phone: (972) 422-7200, Email:

  • Gustine, South Of Hwy 35, 5.8 Miles West Of Gustine, Texas (Lat: 31.855861 Lon: -98.507333), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Call Sign: WRFD822,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11565.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, 11645.0 MHz, 11645.0 MHz, 11645.0 MHz, 11645.0 MHz... (+20 more), Grant Date: 02/10/2020, Expiration Date: 02/10/2030, Certifier: Toney Prather, Registrant: Intelpath, Hinsdale, IL 60522, Phone: (312) 841-9188, Email:

  • GUSTINE, 4850 Highway 1702 (Lat: 31.818222 Lon: -98.344472), Type: Mast, Structure height: 48.8 m, Overall height: 52.4 m, Call Sign: WRPE817, Licensee ID: L00004077,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6345.49 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6315.84 MHz... (+10 more), Grant Date: 01/26/2022, Expiration Date: 01/26/2032, Certifier: Charles Derrick, Registrant: Brazos Electric Power Cooperative Inc, 7616 Bagby Ave, Waco, TX 76712, Phone: (254) 750-6385, Fax: (254) 750-6590, Email:

  • Gus Town, 104 W Main St (Lat: 31.845417 Lon: -98.404222), Type: Silo, Structure height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: WSAP325,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, Grant Date: 02/01/2024, Expiration Date: 02/01/2034, Certifier: Toney Prather, Registrant: Intelpath, Hinsdale, IL 60522, Phone: (312) 841-9188, Email:


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Gustine)
Most common first names in Gustine, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1971.6 years
John1081.5 years
Robert1079.0 years
Mary784.0 years
Myrtle682.0 years
William584.4 years
George581.0 years
Bessie581.8 years
Margaret578.8 years
Paul567.6 years
Most common last names in Gustine, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Adcock1577.0 years
White1180.2 years
Miller1079.1 years
Couch1081.1 years
Isham878.8 years
Stephens882.7 years
Westmoreland774.7 years
Bolton773.2 years
Johnston778.6 years
Willingham683.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Gustine, TX
  • 49.7%Utility gas
  • 46.0%Electricity
  • 3.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Wood
  • 0.6%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Gustine, TX
  • 88.2%Electricity
  • 11.8%Utility gas


Gustine compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
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