Stephenville, Texas

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Population in 2019: 21,247 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: +42.4%
 
Males: 9,788  (46.1%)
Females: 11,459  (53.9%)
Median resident age:

25.0 years
Texas median age:

35.1 years

Zip codes: 76401, 76402.

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Estimated median household income in 2019: $48,807 (it was $27,489 in 2000)
Stephenville:

$48,807
TX:

$64,034

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $25,595 (it was $15,108 in 2000)

Stephenville city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $164,386 (it was $66,100 in 2000)
Stephenville:

$164,386
TX:

$200,400

Median gross rent in 2019: $966.

March 2019 cost of living index in Stephenville: 81.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 22.7%
(23.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 41.4% for Black residents, 19.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 7.1% for American Indian residents, 9.4% for other race residents, 44.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Stephenville, TX (2019)
    • 15,22472.0%White alone
    • 4,47921.2%Hispanic
    • 7273.4%Black alone
    • 2401.1%Asian alone
    • 1810.9%Two or more races
    • 320.2%American Indian alone
    • 260.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 40 registered sex offenders living in Stephenville, Texas as of September 23, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Stephenville is 505 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Stephenville by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
7
(42.7)
12
(74.0)
13
(76.7)
12
(70.0)
8
(45.3)
9
(51.5)
7
(40.0)
0
(0.0)
6
(31.7)
6
(30.0)
8
(38.5)
22
(103.4)
8
(37.4)
16
(73.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(12.2)
3
(18.5)
2
(11.8)
7
(40.8)
4
(22.7)
3
(17.2)
3
(17.1)
6
(32.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(10.0)
3
(14.4)
5
(23.5)
3
(14.0)
7
(32.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
26
(158.5)
36
(222.0)
31
(182.9)
34
(198.2)
32
(181.3)
13
(74.4)
23
(131.3)
20
(107.6)
30
(158.3)
22
(110.0)
18
(86.6)
11
(51.7)
19
(88.8)
16
(73.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
90
(548.8)
83
(511.7)
78
(460.3)
82
(478.1)
89
(504.4)
102
(583.4)
114
(651.0)
105
(564.7)
57
(300.8)
80
(400.2)
69
(331.9)
43
(202.1)
64
(299.1)
69
(317.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
488
(2,976)
395
(2,435)
507
(2,992)
488
(2,845)
419
(2,374)
441
(2,522)
485
(2,770)
419
(2,253)
351
(1,853)
244
(1,221)
367
(1,766)
316
(1,485)
316
(1,477)
313
(1,439)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
24
(146.3)
17
(104.8)
16
(94.4)
14
(81.6)
4
(22.7)
22
(125.8)
21
(119.9)
18
(96.8)
19
(100.3)
8
(40.0)
22
(105.8)
15
(70.5)
24
(112.1)
11
(50.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(12.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(17.5)
3
(17.0)
8
(45.8)
2
(11.4)
2
(10.8)
1
(5.3)
1
(5.0)
1
(4.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.7)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index238.7250.8261.0261.7211.4213.0229.3179.3160.2129.1154.8179.3140.8167.0

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Stephenville, TX

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 54 (37 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.73
Texas average:

1.56
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Ancestries: American (11.7%), German (8.1%), Irish (5.7%), English (5.5%), European (3.5%), Dutch (3.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1277 feet

Land area: 10.0 square miles.

Population density: 2,119 people per square mile   (low).

Stephenville, Texas map

1,710 residents are foreign born (6.6% Latin America).

This city:

8.1%
Texas:

17.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $3,122 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,699 (1.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fort Worth, TX (62.6 miles , pop. 534,694).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (92.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Dublin, TX (3.5 miles ),
Morgan Mill-Bluff Dale, TX (3.5 miles ),
Hico, TX (4.4 miles ),
De Leon, TX (4.5 miles ),
Tolar, TX (4.6 miles ),
Lipan, TX (4.8 miles ),
Gordon, TX (4.9 miles ),
Mingus, TX (5.0 miles )

Latitude: 32.22 N, Longitude: 98.21 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,057 (+14.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 7,872 (75.2%)

Area code: 254

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 37 buildings, average cost: $65,500
  • 1998: 20 buildings, average cost: $81,500
  • 1999: 20 buildings, average cost: $86,700
  • 2000: 21 buildings, average cost: $82,800
  • 2001: 20 buildings, average cost: $90,300
  • 2002: 29 buildings, average cost: $99,700
  • 2003: 110 buildings, average cost: $66,900
  • 2004: 45 buildings, average cost: $101,300
  • 2005: 44 buildings, average cost: $109,000
  • 2006: 27 buildings, average cost: $102,000
  • 2007: 62 buildings, average cost: $88,700
  • 2008: 41 buildings, average cost: $126,100
  • 2009: 29 buildings, average cost: $143,700
  • 2010: 43 buildings, average cost: $119,700
  • 2011: 36 buildings, average cost: $136,000
  • 2012: 46 buildings, average cost: $109,200
  • 2013: 26 buildings, average cost: $137,900
  • 2014: 42 buildings, average cost: $144,000
  • 2015: 30 buildings, average cost: $146,800
  • 2016: 36 buildings, average cost: $146,800
  • 2017: 33 buildings, average cost: $156,100
  • 2018: 37 buildings, average cost: $156,100
  • 2019: 30 buildings, average cost: $204,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Stephenville, TX residents
Average permit cost in Stephenville, TX
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.3%
Texas:

8.0%
Historical population in Stephenville, TX
Historical housing units in Stephenville, TX

Population change in the 1990s: +989 (+7.1%).
Most common industries in Stephenville, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (18.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.9%)
  • Health care (8.6%)
  • Construction (6.7%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (4.1%)
  • Public administration (3.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.9%)
  • Educational services (11.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.7%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (6.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.1%)
  • Public administration (4.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (27.1%)
  • Health care (14.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.1%)
  • Personal & laundry services (3.9%)
  • Public administration (3.4%)
Most common occupations in Stephenville, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.7%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (4.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.2%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (4.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (10.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.5%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (4.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.4%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.9%)

Average climate in Stephenville, Texas

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Tornado activity:

Stephenville-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 80% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/19/1976, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 50.3 miles away from the Stephenville city center injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/12/1982, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 18.0 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Stephenville-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 397% 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 158.9 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 243.7 miles away from Stephenville center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 299.9 miles away from Stephenville 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 332.9 miles away from Stephenville center
On 5/7/2015 at 22:58:05, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MW, Depth: 1.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 67.5 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 226.2 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 Erath County (14) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 5

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

Hospitals in Stephenville:

  • EAST ROCK (1485 BLACKJACK)
  • HARBIN HOUSE (909 HARBIN DR)
  • NORTH ROCK 2 (2248 LINGLEVILLE ROAD)
  • ROCK HOUSE (2254 LINGLEVILLE RD)
  • ROCK HOUSE 2 (2326 DENMAN ST)
  • STEPHENS HOSPICE (925 A NORTH GRAHAM)
  • TEXAS HEALTH HARRIS METHODIST HOSPITAL STEPHENVILL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 411 N BELKNAP ST)
  • WARM SPRINGS (788 N NEBLETT)

Home Health Centers in Stephenville:

  • HOME CARE DIRECT INC (1529 W LINGLEVILLE ROAD SUITE A)
  • STEPHENS HEALTH CARE INC (711 NORTH GRAHAM)

Nursing Homes in Stephenville:

  • ADVANCED CARE CENTER OF STPHNVILLE LC (2309 WEST WASHINGTON STREET)
  • CASTLEVIEW NURSING AND REHAB OF STEPHENVILLE (2309 W WASHINGTON ST)
  • COMMUNITY NH (2025 NORTHWEST LOOP)
  • MULBERRY MANOR (1670 LINGLEVILLE RD)
  • SENIOR CARE AT STEPHENVILLE (2601 NORTHWEST LOOP)
  • STEPHENVILLE NURSING AND REHABILITATION (2311 WEST WASHINGTON)

Airports located in Stephenville:

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College/University in Stephenville:

  • Tarleton State University (Full-time enrollment: 8,882; Location: 1333 W. Washington; Public; Website: www.tarleton.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Stephenville:

  • Weatherford College (about 44 miles; Weatherford, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,080)
  • Cisco College (about 47 miles; Cisco, TX; FT enrollment: 2,687)
  • Texas Christian University (about 61 miles; Fort Worth, TX; FT enrollment: 9,131)
  • Tarrant County College District (about 64 miles; Fort Worth, TX; FT enrollment: 33,775)
  • Hill College (about 68 miles; Hillsboro, TX; FT enrollment: 2,968)
  • The University of Texas at Arlington (about 74 miles; Arlington, TX; FT enrollment: 27,453)
  • McLennan Community College (about 76 miles; Waco, TX; FT enrollment: 6,673)

Public high schools in Stephenville:

  • STEPHENVILLE H S (Students: 1,039, Location: 2650 W OVERHILL DR, Grades: 9-12)
  • HENDERSON J H (Students: 518, Location: 2798 W FREY, Grades: 7-10)
  • HUCKABAY SCHOOL (Students: 191, Location: 200 COUNTY RD 421, Grades: KG-12)
  • HUSTON ACADEMY (Students: 77, Location: 680 PEACH ORCHARD RD, Grades: 8-12, Charter school)

Public elementary/middle schools in Stephenville:

  • CHAMBERLIN EL (Students: 546, Location: 1601 W FREY, Grades: 1-2)
  • HOOK EL (Students: 522, Location: 1067 W JONES, Grades: 3-4)
  • GILBERT INT (Students: 492, Location: 950 N DALE, Grades: 5-6)
  • THREE WAY EL (Students: 57, Location: 247 CR 207, Grades: PK-8)

Private elementary/middle school in Stephenville:

  • STEPHENVILLE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 53, Location: 1120 COUNTY ROAD 351, Grades: PK-6)
See full list of schools located in Stephenville

Library in Stephenville:

  • STEPHENVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $225,401; Location: 174 N COLUMBIA ST; 40,988 books; 677 audio materials; 629 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 22 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Stephenville: Erath County Courthouse (A), Stephenville Fire Department Station 2 (B), Stephenville Fire Department Station 1 (C), Stephenville Historical House Museum (D), Erath County Emergency Medical Services (E), Summer Sky - Chemical Dependency Treatment Center (F), Berry House (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Stephenville include: Saint Brendans Catholic Church (A), Washington Street Baptist Church (B), Victory Baptist Church (C), First Baptist Church (D), Cross Timbers Baptist Church (E), Grace Fellowship Church (F), Alive in Christ Fellowship Church (G), Seventh Day Adventist Church (H), First Presbyterian Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Mount Olive Cemetery (1), West End Cemetery (2), East Memorial Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Pittman Lake (A), Soil Conservation Service Site 7 Reservoir (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Dry Branch (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Stephenville include: Stephenville City Park (1), Memorial Stadium (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Caravan Interstate Inn (811 East Road), Best Western Cross Timbers (1625 South Loop), Comfort Inn (2925 West Washington Street).

Birthplace of: Ben Hogan - Professional golfer, Jesse Winters - Baseball player, Jeb Hensarling - Politician, Finnis D. McCleery - Army Medal of Honor recipient, Red Snapp - Baseball player, Robert A. Calvert - Historian, Red Bird (baseball) - Major League Baseball pitcher.

Erath 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 Stephenville and their reported violations in the past:

VALLEY GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 255, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
TARLETON STATE UNIVERSITY SOUTHWEST REGI (Population served: 140, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
LOST CREEK RV PARK (Population served: 102, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-27-2009), St Public Notif requested (MAR-27-2009), St Public Notif received (APR-02-2009), St Other (JUN-22-2009)
BUNKHOUSE WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 32, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (APR-07-2014), St Compliance achieved (JUL-17-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (APR-07-2014), St Compliance achieved (JUL-17-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (APR-07-2014), St Public Notif requested (JUL-23-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-23-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (APR-07-2014), St Public Notif requested (JUL-23-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-23-2014)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 71 regular monitoring violations
  • 9 other older monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

49.8%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.0%
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

People in group quarters in Stephenville in 2010:

  • 1,366 people in college/university student housing
  • 228 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 109 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 68 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 48 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 21 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Stephenville in 2000:

  • 1,042 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 334 people in nursing homes
  • 89 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 88 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 57 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 40 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 15 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 15 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 7 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Banks with branches in Stephenville (2011 data):

  • First Financial Bank, National Association: First Financial Bank, N.A./ Down Town Plaza Drive Thru, First Financial Bank, N.A./ River North Branch, at 2201 W. South Loop. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $361.6 mil, Deposits: $307.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: First Financial Bankshares, Inc.
  • Town and Country Bank: Town And Country Bank, Stephenville Branch, Mobile Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $195.5 mil, Deposits: $173.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Town And Country Bancshares, Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Stephenville Branch at 115 North Graham, branch established on 1906/01/01; Stephenville Motor Branch at 200 N. Graham, branch established on 1999/07/01. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Texas Bank: Stephenville Branch at 998 Wolfe Nursery Rd., branch established on 1955/08/15. Info updated 2006/12/18: Bank assets: $292.9 mil, Deposits: $250.2 mil, headquarters in Brownwood, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices
  • Citibank, National Association: 2207 West Washington Branch at 2207 West Washington, branch established on 1958/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $1,288,658.0 mil, Deposits: $882,541.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, International Specialization, 1048 total offices, Holding Company: Citigroup Inc.
  • First National Bank Texas: Stephenville Banking Center - Rc 804 at 2765 West Washington, branch established on 1999/05/12. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $944.3 mil, Deposits: $815.9 mil, headquarters in Killeen, TX, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 250 total offices, Holding Company: First Community Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Stephenville:

Marital status in Stephenville, TX
  • Never married: 50.0%
  • Now married: 36.1%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

For population 25 years and over in Stephenville:

  • High school or higher: 90.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 32.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.8%
  • Unemployed: 18.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.7
Texas average:

13.8

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Stephenville, TX (based on Erath County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant16,48060
Mainline Protestant3,08412
Catholic1,1002
Other5362
Black Protestant1211
None16,569-
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
This county:

1.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Erath County:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Erath County:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
This county:

4.22 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 29
Here:

8.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.8%
State:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.4%
Texas:

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

16.2%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

50.2%
Texas:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

49.2%
Texas:

47.4%

Average BMI:
Stephenville:

28.0
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

19.5%
State:

20.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.7%
Texas:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

30.7%
Texas:

33.1%

General health condition:
Stephenville:

58.6%
Texas:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.1%
Texas:

80.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Stephenville, TX Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 33$174,185$63,3400$0
Police - Other 19$74,196$46,8611$257
Other Government Administration 17$57,476$40,5710$0
Firefighters 16$96,953$72,7150$0
Fire - Other 15$82,205$65,7640$0
Parks and Recreation 11$37,244$40,63031$11,722
Water Supply 11$42,470$46,3310$0
Financial Administration 9$37,233$49,6441$565
Streets and Highways 7$24,331$41,7100$0
Other and Unallocable 6$29,118$58,2363$1,315
Sewerage 5$15,206$36,4940$0
Local Libraries 3$8,713$34,8521$470
Solid Waste Management 3$9,707$38,8280$0
Health 1$3,020$36,2400$0
Judicial and Legal 1$8,901$106,8120$0
Totals for Government 157$700,958$53,57637$14,329

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,203,000 ($56.62)
    Sewerage: $399,000 ($18.78)
    Parks and Recreation: $287,000 ($13.51)
    Water Utilities: $80,000 ($3.77)
    Air Transportation: $55,000 ($2.59)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($0.05)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $4,361,000 ($205.25)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,882,000 ($135.64)
    Water Utilities: $2,630,000 ($123.78)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,580,000 ($74.36)
    Sewerage: $1,485,000 ($69.89)
    Regular Highways: $998,000 ($46.97)
    Central Staff Services: $870,000 ($40.95)
    Financial Administration: $729,000 ($34.31)
    General - Other: $567,000 ($26.69)
    General Public Buildings: $407,000 ($19.16)
    Solid Waste Management: $283,000 ($13.32)
    Libraries: $222,000 ($10.45)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $200,000 ($9.41)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $134,000 ($6.31)
    Air Transportation: $95,000 ($4.47)
    Health - Other: $62,000 ($2.92)
    Public Welfare - Other: $15,000 ($0.71)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $156,000 ($7.34)
    Other - Financial Administration: $152,000 ($7.15)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $450,000 ($21.18)
    Parks and Recreation: $221,000 ($10.40)
    Police Protection: $135,000 ($6.35)
    Regular Highways: $126,000 ($5.93)
    Water Utilities: $52,000 ($2.45)
    Sewerage: $32,000 ($1.51)
    Solid Waste Management: $10,000 ($0.47)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,142,000 ($383.21)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $874,000 ($41.14)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,763,000 ($130.04)
    Other: $1,629,000 ($76.67)
    Solid Waste Management: $857,000 ($40.34)
    Parks and Recreation: $377,000 ($17.74)
    Air Transportation: $111,000 ($5.22)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $52,000 ($2.45)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $4,000 ($0.19)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $165,000 ($7.77)
    General Revenue - Other: $130,000 ($6.12)
    Interest Earnings: $76,000 ($3.58)
    Sale of Property: $25,000 ($1.18)
    Donations From Private Sources: $21,000 ($0.99)
    Rents: $6,000 ($0.28)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $4,251,000 ($200.08)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $144,000 ($6.78)
    General Local Government Support: $62,000 ($2.92)
    Water Utilities: $14,000 ($0.66)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,285,000 ($248.74)
    Property: $5,200,000 ($244.74)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,501,000 ($70.65)
    Other Selective Sales: $418,000 ($19.67)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $21,857,000 ($1028.71)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,354,000 ($910.91)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,852,000 ($134.23)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $350,000 ($16.47)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $13,858,000 ($652.23)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,102,000 ($51.87)

8.20% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($41,883 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.20%
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 Tarrant County, TX  0.72% ($45,242 average AGI)
from Hood County, TX  0.52% ($54,062)
from Comanche County, TX  0.38% ($33,458)


9.33% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($39,654 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.33%
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 Tarrant County, TX  0.97% ($40,742 average AGI)
to Hood County, TX  0.83% ($65,255)
to Comanche County, TX  0.54% ($33,986)
Businesses in Stephenville, TX
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2Lane Furniture1
Ace Hardware1Maurices1
Arby's1McDonald's2
AutoZone1Payless1
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1Quiznos1
Chick-Fil-A1RadioShack1
Cold Stone Creamery1Rue211
Curves1SONIC Drive-In2
DHL1Sears1
Days Inn1Sprint Nextel1
Domino's Pizza1Staples1
Econo Lodge1Starbucks1
FedEx4Subway1
Ford1Super 81
GameStop1T-Mobile2
H&R Block2Taco Bell1
Hilton1True Value1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul4
JCPenney1UPS5
Jack In The Box1Vans1
KFC1Walgreens1
La Quinta1Walmart1
La-Z-Boy1

Strongest AM radio stations in Stephenville:

  • KSTV (1510 AM; daytime; 1 kW; STEPHENVILLE, TX; Owner: CEN-TEX MEDIA, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • KHVN (970 AM; 10 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • KBBW (1010 AM; 10 kW; WACO-MARLIN, TX; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING OF TEXAS)

Strongest FM radio stations in Stephenville:

  • KCUB-FM (98.3 FM; STEPHENVILLE, TX; Owner: REESE BROADCASTING L.L.C.)
  • KTFW-FM (92.1 FM; GLEN ROSE, TX; Owner: M&M BROADCASTERS, LTD.)
  • KFWR (95.9 FM; MINERAL WELLS, TX; Owner: LKCM RADIO GROUP, LP)
  • KDXX (107.1 FM; BENBROOK, TX; Owner: KCYT-FM LICENSE CORP.)
  • K213CD (90.5 FM; STEPHENVILLE, TX; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KYOX (94.3 FM; COMANCHE, TX; Owner: 377 BROADCASTING, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Stephenville:

  • KFWD (Channel 52; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: HIC BROADCAST, INC.)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Stephenville: Finnis D. McCleery.

Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Stephenville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 40Number of bridges
  • 282ft / 86.5mTotal length
  • $1,810,000Total costs
  • 158,435Total average daily traffic
  • 22,108Total average daily truck traffic
  • 221,283Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Stephenville, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 61930-1939
  • 41940-1949
  • 41950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 51980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 132000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Stephenville, TX

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 170. The highest number of reported fires - 350 took place in 2006, and the least - 52 in 2015. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Stephenville, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (65.6%), and Structure Fires (16.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Stephenville, TX
    • 1,67665.6%Outside Fires
    • 42316.6%Structure Fires
    • 29511.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1596.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Stephenville, TX

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Stephenville, Texas:

  • Holiday Inn Stephenville, 2865 W Washington, Stephenville, Texas 76401 , Phone: (254) 968-5256, Fax: (254) 968-4255
  • La Quinta Inn And Suites, 105 Christy Plz, Stephenville, Texas 76401 , Phone: (254) 918-2444, Fax: (254) 918-2082
  • Hampton Inn & Suites, 910 S Harbin Dr, Stephenville, Texas 76401 , Phone: (254) 918-5400, Fax: (254) 918-2064
  • Super 8, 921 S Second, Stephenville, Texas 76401 , Phone: (254) 965-0888, Fax: (254) 965-9888
  • Holiday Inn Express And Suites, 121 S Lockhart Rd, Stephenville, Texas 76401 , Phone: (254) 965-8899, Fax: (254) 965-8818
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Stephenville, Texas
Most common first names in Stephenville, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William16477.9 years
Mary15480.1 years
James14574.7 years
John14177.9 years
Robert8777.2 years
Charles7873.5 years
George7676.4 years
Thomas5975.4 years
Ruby4782.3 years
Willie4480.1 years
Most common last names in Stephenville, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones7683.7 years
Pack5976.5 years
Smith5476.8 years
Davis5179.8 years
Williams5182.3 years
Miller4181.5 years
Martin4078.9 years
Jackson3579.8 years
Brown3580.2 years
Cox3477.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Stephenville, TX
  • 61.9%Electricity
  • 35.1%Utility gas
  • 3.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Stephenville, TX
  • 85.1%Electricity
  • 14.1%Utility gas
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Stephenville compared to Texas state average:

  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Stephenville on our top lists:

  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse (population 1,000+)"
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