Pawnee, Texas

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Population in 2010: 166.
Population change since 2000: -17.4%
Males: 84  (50.7%)
Females: 82  (49.3%)
Median resident age:

43.0 years
Texas median age:

35.1 years

Zip codes: 78145.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $25,186 (it was $15,500 in 2000)
Pawnee:

$25,186
TX:

$64,034

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $18,219 (it was $9,165 in 2000)

Pawnee CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $48,159 (it was $22,100 in 2000)
Pawnee:

$48,159
TX:

$200,400
March 2019 cost of living index in Pawnee: 77.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 0.0%
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According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Pawnee, Texas as of September 30, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Pawnee is 156 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (22.0%), Scotch-Irish (4.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 5.22 square miles.

Population density: 32 people per square mile   (very low).

Pawnee, Texas map

7 residents are foreign born (3.5% Latin America).

This place:

3.5%
Texas:

13.9%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Pawnee CDP:

0.9% ($199)
Texas:

1.8% ($1,393)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Victoria, TX (62.2 miles , pop. 60,603).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: San Antonio, TX (63.5 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities:

Tulsita, TX (3.3 miles),
Pettus, TX (3.5 miles ),
Tuleta, TX (3.7 miles ),
Kenedy, TX (3.8 miles ),
Normanna, TX (4.0 miles),
Three Rivers, TX (4.1 miles ),
Campbellton, TX (4.1 miles ),
Karnes City, TX (4.2 miles )

Latitude: 28.65 N, Longitude: 98.00 W

Area code: 361

Distribution of median household income in Pawnee, TX in 2019
Distribution of house value in Pawnee, TX in 2019
Pawnee satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

11.5%
Texas:

8.0%
Most common industries in Pawnee, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (15.6%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (10.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (9.4%)
  • Construction (6.3%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (6.3%)
  • Health care (6.3%)
  • Public administration (4.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Plastics & rubber products (21.9%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (12.5%)
  • Construction (12.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (9.4%)
  • Truck transportation (6.3%)
  • Petroleum & petroleum products merchant wholesalers (6.3%)
  • Warehousing & storage (6.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (25.0%)
  • Health care (12.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (9.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (9.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.4%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (9.4%)
  • Private households (9.4%)
Most common occupations in Pawnee, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (9.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.8%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (15.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (15.6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (12.5%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (9.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.3%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (6.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (15.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (9.4%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (9.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.4%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (9.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (9.4%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (9.4%)

Average climate in Pawnee, Texas

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Tornado activity:

Pawnee-area historical tornado activity is below Texas state average. It is 14% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/25/1966, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.3 miles away from the Pawnee place center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/29/1967, a category F3 tornado 20.4 miles away from the place center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Pawnee-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 36% 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 15.6 miles away from Pawnee 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 13.4 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 342.2 miles away from Pawnee center
On 5/1/2018 at 16:28:56, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 20.6 miles away from the city 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 18.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/25/2010 at 02:10:42, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 65.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Bee County (17) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 10, Floods: 3, Fires: 2, Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Pawnee topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Pawnee:

  • GREENS NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; KENEDY, TX)
  • JOHN PAUL II NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; KENEDY, TX)

Airports located in Pawnee:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pawnee:

  • Coastal Bend College (about 21 miles; Beeville, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,880)
  • Palo Alto College (about 58 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 5,055)
  • St Philip's College (about 60 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 5,970)
  • San Antonio College (about 63 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 15,182)
  • Our Lady of the Lake University (about 63 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 2,133)
  • Victoria College (about 64 miles; Victoria, TX; FT enrollment: 2,730)
  • University of Houston-Victoria (about 64 miles; Victoria, TX; FT enrollment: 3,110)

Public elementary/middle school in Pawnee:

See full list of schools located in Pawnee

Points of interest:

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

2.8 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

76.7%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

3.3%
Whole state:

6.0%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Pawnee:

Marital status in Pawnee, TX
  • Never married: 22.5%
  • Now married: 66.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 5.8%

For population 25 years and over in Pawnee:

  • High school or higher: 87.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 13.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.0
Texas average:

13.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Pawnee, TX (based on Bee County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic16,1187
Evangelical Protestant4,74929
Mainline Protestant1,43912
Other3873
Black Protestant3011
None8,867-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 1
Bee County:

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Bee County:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
This county:

4.29 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
Bee County:

5.51 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

8.0%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.7%
State:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.7%
Texas:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.5%
Texas:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

46.6%
Texas:

47.4%

Average BMI:
Pawnee:

30.1
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

30.4%
State:

20.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

23.8%
Texas:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

47.7%
Texas:

33.1%

General health condition:
This city:

49.0%
Texas:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Pawnee:

79.8%
Texas:

80.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Pawnee, TX Residents

7.16% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($43,488 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.16%
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 Nueces County, TX  0.74% ($37,448 average AGI)
from San Patricio County, TX  0.52% ($52,043)
from Bexar County, TX  0.49% ($42,867)


7.57% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($8,518 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.57%
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 Nueces County, TX  0.97% ($34,427 average AGI)
to Bexar County, TX  0.77% ($32,757)
to San Patricio County, TX  0.44% ($44,050)

Strongest AM radio stations in Pawnee:

  • 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.)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • KENS (1160 AM; 25 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: KENS-TV, INC.)
  • KSAH (720 AM; 10 kW; UNIVERSAL CITY, TX; Owner: KSAH LICENSING, INC.)
  • KSLR (630 AM; 5 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF TEXAS, INC.)
  • KDRY (1100 AM; 11 kW; ALAMO HEIGHTS, TX; Owner: KDRY RADIO, INC.)
  • KTSA (550 AM; 5 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF SAN ANTONIO)
  • KFNI (1380 AM; 4 kW; PLEASANTON, TX; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KONO (860 AM; 5 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KVOZ (890 AM; 12 kW; DEL MAR HILLS, TX; Owner: CONSOLIDATED RADIO, INC.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pawnee:

  • KEMA (94.5 FM; THREE RIVERS, TX; Owner: ROY E. HENDERSON)
  • KTNR (92.1 FM; KENEDY, TX; Owner: GOOD NEWS BROADCASTING OF TEXAS)
  • KRXB (107.1 FM; BEEVILLE, TX; Owner: SHAFFER COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC.)
  • KXTN-FM (107.5 FM; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KROM (92.9 FM; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KSMG (105.3 FM; SEGUIN, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KTKO (105.7 FM; BEEVILLE, TX; Owner: TEXAS GULFWEST COMMUNICATIONS)
  • KBBT (98.5 FM; SCHERTZ, TX; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KISS-FM (99.5 FM; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KVFM (91.3 FM; BEEVILLE, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL EVANGELISM)

TV broadcast stations around Pawnee:

  • KENS-TV (Channel 5; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: KENS-TV, INC.)
  • K45DX (Channel 45; FLORESVILLE, TX; Owner: TELEFUTURA PARTNERSHIP OF FLORESVILLE)
  • WOAI-TV (Channel 4; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KVDA (Channel 60; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF TEXAS PARTNERSHIP, LP)
  • KABB (Channel 29; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: KABB LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KSAT-TV (Channel 12; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, SAN ANTONIO, LP)
  • KWEX-TV (Channel 41; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: KWEX LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KSAA-LP (Channel 28; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KHCE (Channel 23; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: SAN ANTONIO COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TV, INC.)

Pawnee fatal accident list:

Sep 25, 1977 09:30 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 46ft / 14.0mTotal length
  • $1,039,000Total costs
  • 25,710Total average daily traffic
  • 7,414Total average daily truck traffic
  • 35,980Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Pawnee)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 28.651556 Lon: -98.004444, Call Sign: WRDL420,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.037 MHz, 456.737 MHz, 457.762 MHz, 462.487 MHz, 467.462 MHz, Grant Date: 05/28/2019, Expiration Date: 05/28/2029, Certifier: Braden Lyssy, Registrant: Golden Crescent Communications Services, 103 John Stockbauer Dr, Victoria, TX 77901, Phone: (361) 578-4091, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • STATION, Tx On Sr78 2 Mi S & 0.5 Mi W On Cr 1 Mi E (Lat: 28.622750 Lon: -97.989444), Overall height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: WNTM262,
    Assigned Frequencies: 957.450 MHz, Grant Date: 02/04/1992, Expiration Date: 02/04/1997, Cancellation Date: 12/16/1996, Phone: (713) 963-3272
  • PAWNEE, 6.4 Mi N Of (Lat: 28.741639 Lon: -98.027500), Overall height: 80.2 m, Call Sign: WQP50,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6212.10 MHz, 6241.70 MHz, 6301.00 MHz, 6390.00 MHz, 6241.70 MHz, 6301.00 MHz, 6330.70 MHz, 6360.30 MHz, Grant Date: 03/13/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 06/02/2005, Certifier: Robert J Tannor, Registrant: Arent Fox Pllc, 1050 Connecticut Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 715-8479, Fax: (202) 857-6395, Email:
  • Pawnee, 219 South Fm673 (Lat: 28.650694 Lon: -98.002944), Type: Tower, Structure height: 24.4 m, Overall height: 25.6 m, Call Sign: WQAS356,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6650.00 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, Grant Date: 06/24/2014, Expiration Date: 07/28/2024, Certifier: Mark A Grindol, Registrant: Lumen Technologies, Inc., 100 Centurylink Dr. 3tcw088.2, Monroe, LA 71203, Phone: (318) 330-6883, Email:
  • Pawnee Rptr, Corner Of Cr121 And Cr124 Near (Lat: 28.595222 Lon: -97.947806), Type: Tower, Structure height: 24.4 m, Overall height: 25.6 m, Call Sign: WQBB393,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6810.00 MHz, 6760.00 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, Grant Date: 08/19/2014, Expiration Date: 09/14/2024, Certifier: Mark A Grindol, Registrant: Lumen Technologies, Inc., 100 Centurylink Dr. 3tcw088.2, Monroe, LA 71203, Phone: (318) 330-6883, Email:
  • PAWNEE, 14175 Us Hwy 72 (Lat: 28.651806 Lon: -98.006667), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 93.3 m, Call Sign: WQSR708,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6315.84 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6375.14 MHz, 6404.79 MHz, Grant Date: 11/05/2013, Expiration Date: 11/05/2023, Certifier: John E Monday, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:
  • PAWNEE, (Tx-09369 Pawnee) 13867 Hwy 72 (Lat: 28.642806 Lon: -98.011944), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 97.5 m, Call Sign: WQVC538,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, Grant Date: 12/30/2014, Expiration Date: 12/30/2024, Certifier: Gregory M Romano, Registrant: Verizon, 1300 I St Nw - Suite 500 East, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 515-2453, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KG5VFC, Licensee ID: L02133234, Grant Date: 10/02/2017, Expiration Date: 10/02/2027, Certifier: Tara L Elliott, Registrant: Tara L Elliott, Pawnee, TX 78145

Most common first names in Pawnee, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Guadalupe355.0 years
William269.0 years
Charles276.9 years
Juan269.5 years
Manuel278.5 years
Mary282.5 years
Most common last names in Pawnee, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Frazier349.7 years
Garcia389.3 years
Pena375.3 years
Carreon283.5 years
Alvarado266.1 years
Arnold272.5 years
Asebedo266.5 years
Mcdonald285.5 years
Mires282.5 years
Sanchez269.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Pawnee, TX
  • 72.2%Electricity
  • 22.2%Other fuel
  • 5.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Pawnee, TX
  • 100.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Pawnee compared to Texas state average:

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