Palacios, Texas

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Population in 2017: 4,645 (97% urban, 3% rural).
Population change since 2000: -9.9%
 
Males: 2,154  (46.4%)
Females: 2,491  (53.6%)
Median resident age:

40.7 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 77428, 77465.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $40,961 (it was $27,623 in 2000)
Palacios:

$40,961
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $19,727 (it was $13,107 in 2000)

Palacios city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $100,487 (it was $45,400 in 2000)
Palacios:

$100,487
TX:

$172,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $110,135; detached houses: $125,144; mobile homes: $40,484

Median gross rent in 2017: $722.

March 2019 cost of living index in Palacios: 78.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 14.5%
(5.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 24.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 66.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Palacios, TX (2010)
    • 2,84860.4%Hispanic
    • 1,20025.4%White alone
    • 4148.8%Asian alone
    • 1833.9%Black alone
    • 430.9%Two or more races
    • 250.5%American Indian alone
    • 50.1%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 12 registered sex offenders living in Palacios, Texas as of October 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Palacios is 401 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Palacios by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(18.8)
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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(37.6)
0
(0.0)
4
(77.5)
6
(119.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.8)
1
(20.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(86.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(37.6)
2
(37.7)
6
(116.3)
2
(39.7)
2
(39.5)
0
(0.0)
3
(62.3)
5
(104.1)
3
(64.3)
3
(64.6)
1
(21.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(42.8)
2
(43.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
34
(639.1)
33
(621.2)
30
(581.6)
37
(734.4)
5
(98.9)
7
(139.9)
5
(103.8)
3
(62.4)
1
(21.4)
5
(107.6)
3
(64.7)
9
(194.9)
5
(106.9)
9
(194.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
84
(1,579)
51
(960.1)
71
(1,377)
109
(2,164)
83
(1,641)
42
(839.2)
64
(1,329)
51
(1,062)
66
(1,414)
29
(624.2)
34
(733.1)
39
(844.7)
40
(855.4)
40
(863.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
90
(1,692)
71
(1,337)
81
(1,570)
158
(3,136)
101
(1,997)
99
(1,978)
124
(2,574)
99
(2,061)
84
(1,800)
74
(1,593)
97
(2,091)
88
(1,906)
78
(1,668)
51
(1,101)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
11
(206.8)
5
(94.1)
7
(135.7)
9
(178.6)
4
(79.1)
6
(119.9)
4
(83.0)
9
(187.3)
7
(150.0)
4
(86.1)
4
(86.2)
9
(194.9)
3
(64.2)
3
(64.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.4)
5
(99.2)
7
(138.4)
2
(40.0)
3
(62.3)
0
(0.0)
3
(64.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.6)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)401.5263.7383.3545.3232.7175.4258.7232.1206.6155.2161.3259.3166.0178.7

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City-data.com crime index in Palacios, TX

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 16 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.35
Texas average:

1.54
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Ancestries: German (3.7%), Scotch-Irish (2.6%), American (1.5%), Irish (1.5%), Czech (1.3%), English (1.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 5.04 square miles.

Population density: 921 people per square mile   (low).

Palacios, Texas map

1,238 residents are foreign born (19.8% Latin America, 6.4% Asia).

This city:

25.3%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,450 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,382 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Victoria, TX (47.6 miles , pop. 60,603).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Houston, TX (88.6 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Blessing, TX (3.3 miles ),
Tidehaven, TX (3.9 miles ),
Matagorda, TX (3.9 miles ),
La Ward, TX (4.2 miles),
Markham, TX (4.4 miles ),
Point Comfort, TX (4.6 miles ),
Matagorda-Sargent, TX (4.6 miles ),
Port O'Connor, TX (4.6 miles )

Latitude: 28.71 N, Longitude: 96.22 W

Area code: 361

Distribution of median household income in Palacios, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in Palacios, TX in 2017
Palacios satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $59,300
  • 1998: 20 buildings, average cost: $130,800
  • 1999: 17 buildings, average cost: $86,000
  • 2000: 9 buildings, average cost: $83,600
  • 2001: 8 buildings, average cost: $75,800
  • 2002: 6 buildings, average cost: $108,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $66,000
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $66,000
  • 2013: 8 buildings, average cost: $70,800
  • 2014: 9 buildings, average cost: $110,200
  • 2015: 9 buildings, average cost: $195,200
  • 2016: 4 buildings, average cost: $183,200
  • 2017: 2 buildings, average cost: $45,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Palacios, TX residents
Average permit cost in Palacios, TX
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.1%
Texas:

3.5%
Population change in the 1990s: +710 (+16.0%).
Most common industries in Palacios, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (13.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (12.2%)
  • Construction (7.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.3%)
  • Chemicals (6.0%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (5.9%)
  • Health care (5.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (19.0%)
  • Construction (12.6%)
  • Chemicals (10.2%)
  • Educational services (9.4%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (5.5%)
  • Utilities (4.8%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (19.7%)
  • Health care (11.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (9.6%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (6.4%)
  • Public administration (6.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.7%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.4%)
Most common occupations in Palacios, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (9.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.4%)
  • Cashiers (4.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (16.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (9.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.4%)
  • Construction laborers (4.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (10.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (9.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (3.9%)
  • Accountants and auditors (3.7%)

Average climate in Palacios, Texas

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Tornado activity:

Palacios-area historical tornado activity is below Texas state average. It is 18% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/20/1967, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 0.6 miles away from the Palacios city center killed 4 people and injured 7 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 12/24/1975, a category F3 tornado 27.5 miles away from the city center .

Earthquake activity:

Palacios-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 115.8 miles away from Palacios center
On 4/7/2008 at 09:51:12, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, 3.9 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 111.1 miles away from Palacios center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 371.0 miles away from the city 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 443.8 miles away from Palacios center
On 3/24/1997 at 22:31:34, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 131.3 miles away from Palacios center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 402.7 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 Matagorda County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 10, Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Tropical Storms: 2, Fire: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Palacios topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Palacios:

  • PALACIOS COMMUNITY MEDICAL CENTER (311 GREEN AVENUE)
  • PALACIOUS COMMUNITY MEDICAL CENTER (310 GREEN AVE BOX 859)
  • LEISURE LODGE PALACIOS (1414 4TH ST)
  • PALACIOS HEALTHCARE CENTER (1414 FOURTH ST)

Airports and heliports located in Palacios:

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Nuclear power plants:

  • South Texas Project 1. Westinghouse Electric Corp.Bechtel Corp.Westinghouse Electric Corp.Houston Lighting & Power Co.Pressurized Water Reactor (PWR). Net Output: 1250 MWe. Operable. Initial criticality: 03/1988. Commercial start: 08/1988..
  • South Texas Project 2. Westinghouse Electric Corp.Bechtel Corp.Westinghouse Electric Corp.Houston Lighting & Power Co.Pressurized Water Reactor (PWR). Net Output: 1250 MWe. Operable. Initial criticality: 03/1989. Commercial start: 06/1989..

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Palacios:

  • Wharton County Junior College (about 44 miles; Wharton, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,009)
  • University of Houston-Victoria (about 47 miles; Victoria, TX; FT enrollment: 3,110)
  • Victoria College (about 47 miles; Victoria, TX; FT enrollment: 2,730)
  • Brazosport College (about 55 miles; Lake Jackson, TX; FT enrollment: 2,573)
  • Alvin Community College (about 76 miles; Alvin, TX; FT enrollment: 3,953)
  • Houston Baptist University (about 81 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 2,340)
  • The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (about 85 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 3,023)

Public high school in Palacios:

  • PALACIOS H S (Students: 217, Location: 100 SHARK DR, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Palacios:

  • PALACIOS J H (Students: 444, Location: 200 SHARK DR, Grades: 7-8)
  • EAST SIDE INTERMEDIATE (Students: 331, Location: 901 2ND ST, Grades: 4-6)
  • CENTRAL EL (Location: 1001 5TH ST, Grades: PK-3)
See full list of schools located in Palacios

Library in Palacios:

  • PALACIOS LIBRARY INC (Operating income: $130,051; Location: 326 MAIN ST; 37,520 books; 2,742 audio materials; 1,745 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 49 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Churches to add: First Presbyterian, First United Methodist

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Palacios: East Bay Yacht Harbor Marina (A), Palacios Volunteer Fire Department (B), Matagorda County Sheriff's Office (C), Matagorda County Emergency Medical Services (D), Palacios Area Historical Association (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Palacios include: Solid Rock Fellowship Church (A), United Pentecostal Church (B), Saint Johns Episcopal Church (C), Church of God of Prophecy (D), Church of Christ (E), Saint Anthonys Catholic Church (F), Trinity Baptist Church (G), Pilgrim Rose Baptist Church (H), First Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Jack Boyd Buckley - Engineer.

Matagorda 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 Palacios and their reported violations in the past:

CAPE CARANCAHUA WSC (Population served: 1,083, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-16-2011)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
TEXAS STATE MARINE EDUCATION CENTER (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.9 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

71.0%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.6%
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: 0.1% of all households
34 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
41 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Palacios (2011 data):

  • The City State Bank of Palacios: The City State Bank Of Palacios at 459 Main Street, branch established on 1940/08/26. Info updated 2006/08/08: Bank assets: $56.8 mil, Deposits: $50.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: City State Bancshares, Inc.
  • Prosperity Bank: Palacios Branch at 600 Henderson Street, branch established on 1988/09/30. 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.

For population 15 years and over in Palacios:

Marital status in Palacios, TX
  • Never married: 27.4%
  • Now married: 53.8%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

For population 25 years and over in Palacios:

  • High school or higher: 73.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Unemployed: 11.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

19.0
Texas average:

14.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Palacios
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Palacios, TX (based on Matagorda County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant9,79949
Catholic8,1437
Mainline Protestant2,84719
Black Protestant1,0607
Other3984
None14,455-
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: 5
Matagorda County:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Matagorda County:

2.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
Here:

7.05 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
This county:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

11.1%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Matagorda County:

28.1%
Texas:

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

17.8%
Texas:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Palacios:

47.6%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

45.7%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.4
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Palacios:

21.6%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

13.1%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

32.7%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
Palacios:

53.6%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

79.8%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Palacios, TX Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 12$45,338$45,3384$3,520
Water Supply 11$35,763$39,0140$0
Police - Other 5$12,055$28,9323$2,360
Financial Administration 3$8,372$33,4880$0
Other Government Administration 2$11,424$68,5447$950
Judicial and Legal 2$5,053$30,3181$33
Other and Unallocable 1$3,109$37,3080$0
Solid Waste Management 1$2,000$24,0000$0
Sewerage 1$4,143$49,7160$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 38$127,257$40,18615$6,863

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

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $12,136,000 ($2612.70)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $717,000 ($154.36)
    General - Other: $669,000 ($144.03)
    Sewerage: $478,000 ($102.91)
    Solid Waste Management: $239,000 ($51.45)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $669,000 ($144.03)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $478,000 ($102.91)
    Solid Waste Management: $239,000 ($51.45)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $717,000 ($154.36)
  • State Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $12,136,000 ($2612.70)
  • Tax - Property: $1,863,000 ($401.08)
    Public Utilities Sales: $812,000 ($174.81)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $48,000 ($10.33)

Palacios government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,292,000 ($1785.15)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,580,000 ($770.72)

6.64% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($54,572 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.64%
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 Harris County, TX  0.86% ($60,828 average AGI)
from Brazoria County, TX  0.74% ($51,750)
from Wharton County, TX  0.45% ($31,933)


6.07% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($52,209 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.07%
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 Brazoria County, TX  0.85% ($54,825 average AGI)
to Harris County, TX  0.81% ($51,481)
to Wharton County, TX  0.37% ($38,800)
Businesses in Palacios, TX
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1FedEx1
Alco Stores1SONIC Drive-In1
Dairy Queen1Subway1

Strongest AM radio stations in Palacios:

  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)
  • KTMR (1130 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EDNA, TX; Owner: SIGA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • DKFCC (1270 AM; 3 kW; BAY CITY, TX; Owner: CHAMELEON RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KEYH (850 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KSEV (700 AM; 15 kW; TOMBALL, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KREH (900 AM; 5 kW; PECAN GROVE, TX)
  • KRTX (980 AM; 5 kW; ROSENBURG/RICHMOND, TX)

Strongest FM radio stations in Palacios:

  • KXGJ (101.7 FM; BAY CITY, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KMKS (102.5 FM; BAY CITY, TX; Owner: SANDLIN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KIOX-FM (96.9 FM; EL CAMPO, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KROY (99.7 FM; PALACIOS, TX; Owner: FORT BEND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KZRC (92.5 FM; MARKHAM, TX; Owner: LBR ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KJOJ-FM (103.3 FM; FREEPORT, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KIXS (107.9 FM; VICTORIA, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKSQ (94.5 FM; ELLSWORTH, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KITE (93.3 FM; PORT LAVACA, TX; Owner: VICTORIA RADIOWORKS, LTD.)
  • KMAT (105.1 FM; SEADRIFT, TX; Owner: WILLIAM E. CORDELL)
Palacios fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Palacios fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 17Number of bridges
  • 128ft / 38.6mTotal length
  • 6,220Total average daily traffic
  • 311Total average daily truck traffic
  • 7,960Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic
New bridges in Palacios, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 81980-1989
  • 61990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Palacios, TX
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Palacios)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 78 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Palacios, TX)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Palacios)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Palacios)

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

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 8. The highest number of fires - 29 took place in 2017, and the least - 1 in 2004. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Palacios, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (66.7%), and Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires (16.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Palacios, TX
    • 8866.7%Outside Fires
    • 2216.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1813.6%Structure Fires
    • 43.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Palacios, TX
Most common first names in Palacios, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert5973.2 years
John4773.9 years
Mary4182.2 years
James4071.0 years
William2577.2 years
George2079.4 years
Joe2076.9 years
Frank1875.9 years
Charles1669.8 years
Edward1478.4 years
Most common last names in Palacios, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Garcia2070.4 years
Smith1975.2 years
Flores1767.5 years
Johnson1678.0 years
Gonzales1574.7 years
Harvey1377.0 years
Wright1377.4 years
Deadrick1171.9 years
Perez1179.3 years
Wilson1179.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Palacios, TX
  • 55.7%Electricity
  • 44.3%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Palacios, TX
  • 76.2%Electricity
  • 23.8%Utility gas


Palacios compared to Texas state average:

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

Palacios on our top lists:

  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Vietnam (population 500+)"
  • #66 (77465) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Scotch-Irish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
There are 7 pilots and 5 other airmen in this city.
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Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2020.