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Demographics Analysis

The people of Merkel Ccd, Texas give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Merkel Ccd, Texas)

Male:

Under 5 years : 175

5 to 9 years : 136

10 to 14 years : 163

15 to 17 years : 181

18 and 19 years : 43

20 years : 55

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 52

25 to 29 years : 168

30 to 34 years : 165

35 to 39 years : 75

40 to 44 years : 204

45 to 49 years : 210

50 to 54 years : 252

55 to 59 years : 119

60 and 61 years : 25

62 to 64 years : 153

65 and 66 years : 85

67 to 69 years : 89

70 to 74 years : 74

75 to 79 years : 105

80 to 84 years : 20

85 years and over : 11

Female:

Under 5 years : 151

5 to 9 years : 207

10 to 14 years : 222

15 to 17 years : 70

18 and 19 years : 6

20 years : 4

21 years : 6

22 to 24 years : 40

25 to 29 years : 154

30 to 34 years : 152

35 to 39 years : 130

40 to 44 years : 255

45 to 49 years : 159

50 to 54 years : 159

55 to 59 years : 182

60 and 61 years : 117

62 to 64 years : 154

65 and 66 years : 19

67 to 69 years : 87

70 to 74 years : 114

75 to 79 years : 38

80 to 84 years : 60

85 years and over : 83


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Merkel Ccd, Texas)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 3,456

Multiple ancestry : 1,064

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 17

Ancestry not reported : 592


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Merkel Ccd, Texas)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 4,863

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 1

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 76

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 64

Not a U.S. citizen : 125


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Merkel Ccd, Texas)

Total:

Under 5 years : 326

5 to 17 years : 979

18 to 24 years : 206

25 to 34 years : 639

35 to 44 years : 664

45 to 54 years : 780

55 to 59 years : 301

60 and 61 years : 142

62 to 64 years : 307

65 to 74 years : 468

75 years and over : 317

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 308

5 to 17 years : 795

18 to 24 years : 169

25 to 34 years : 511

35 to 44 years : 468

45 to 54 years : 525

55 to 59 years : 207

60 and 61 years : 93

62 to 64 years : 156

65 to 74 years : 338

75 years and over : 245

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 6

5 to 17 years : 142

18 to 24 years : 11

25 to 34 years : 96

35 to 44 years : 129

45 to 54 years : 196

55 to 59 years : 89

60 and 61 years : 49

62 to 64 years : 145

65 to 74 years : 125

75 years and over : 60

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 12

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 8

35 to 44 years : 56

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 1

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 42

18 to 24 years : 26

25 to 34 years : 24

35 to 44 years : 11

45 to 54 years : 59

55 to 59 years : 4

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 6

65 to 74 years : 5

75 years and over : 12


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Merkel Ccd, Texas)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 1,939

Female : 1,876

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 517

Female : 531

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 11

Female : 66

Foreign born:

Male : 93

Female : 96


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Merkel Ccd, Texas)

Born in state of residence : 3,572

Born in other state in the United States : 1,012

Native: born outside the United States : 76

Foreign born : 100


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Merkel Ccd, Texas)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 547

Now married, except separated : 1,706

Divorced : 329

Separated : 49

Widowed : 266

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 91

Now married, except separated : 645

Divorced : 169

Separated : 0

Widowed : 41

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 14

Now married, except separated : 51

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 46

Now married, except separated : 83

Divorced : 8

Separated : 24

Widowed : 6


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Merkel Ccd, Texas)

Speak only English : 4,160

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 383

Speak English less than "very well" : 217

German:

Speak English "very well" : 6

Speak English less than "very well" : 7

Japanese:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 6

Vietnamese:

Speak English "very well" : 11

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Tagalog:

Speak English "very well" : 6

Speak English less than "very well" : 6

Other Pacific Island languages:

Speak English "very well" : 1

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Merkel Ccd, Texas

  • United States Or American: 1,212   (29.6%)
  • Other Groups: 1,146   (28.0%)
  • Irish: 466   (11.4%)
  • German: 385   (9.4%)
  • English: 314   (7.7%)
  • Northern European: 180   (4.4%)
  • Scotch-irish: 96   (2.3%)
  • Dutch: 79   (1.9%)
  • French (except Basque): 42   (1.0%)
  • Italian: 36   (0.9%)
  • Scottish: 27   (0.7%)
  • West Indian (excluding Hispanic Groups): 22   (0.5%)
  • Czech: 21   (0.5%)
  • Polish: 12   (0.3%)
  • Norwegian: 11   (0.3%)
  • British: 10   (0.2%)
  • French Canadian: 9   (0.2%)
  • Welsh: 7   (0.2%)
  • Russian: 4   (0.1%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 4   (0.1%)
  • Danish: 3   (0.1%)
  • Austrian: 3   (0.1%)
  • Portuguese: 3   (0.1%)
  • Swedish: 3   (0.1%)
  • Acadian/cajun: 2   (0.0%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Merkel Ccd, Texas is 5,129



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Merkel Ccd, Texas: 2,560
Female Population in Merkel Ccd, Texas: 2,569


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Merkel Ccd, Texas: 42.1
Median Female Resident Age in Merkel Ccd, Texas: 42.7


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Texas is 34


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Merkel Ccd, Texas


White


Both sexes

42.5

Male

41.2

Female

43.5

Black or African American


Both sexes

34.5

Male

40.0

Female

18.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

44.0

Male

50.5

Female

36.5

Asian


Both sexes

39.8

Male

26.5

Female

42.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

16.5

Male

26.5

Female

16.5

Other


Both sexes

29.0

Male

31.6

Female

26.2

Two or More Races


Both sexes

16.0

Male

16.5

Female

15.8

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

27.8

Male

29.8

Female

26.3

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

43.2

Male

42.0

Female

44.4


(updated 2010)



Races in Merkel Ccd, Texas


  • White: 4,760
  • African American: 67
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 17
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 1
  • Some Other Race: 242
  • Two or More Races: 42



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Merkel Ccd, Texas citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Merkel Ccd, Texas

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 7   (0.42%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 18   (1.08%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 79   (4.75%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 48   (2.89%)
  • 9th Grade: 73   (4.39%)
  • 10th Grade: 58   (3.49%)
  • 11th Grade: 55   (3.31%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 79   (4.75%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 599   (36.04%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 98   (5.9%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 265   (15.94%)
  • Associate Degree: 74   (4.45%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 138   (8.3%)
  • Master's Degree: 61   (3.67%)
  • Professional School Degree: 7   (0.42%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 3   (0.18%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 13   (0.68%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 15   (0.78%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 19   (0.99%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 59   (3.08%)
  • 9th Grade: 63   (3.29%)
  • 10th Grade: 85   (4.44%)
  • 11th Grade: 66   (3.45%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 75   (3.92%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 714   (37.32%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 190   (9.93%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 213   (11.13%)
  • Associate Degree: 88   (4.6%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 259   (13.54%)
  • Master's Degree: 52   (2.72%)
  • Professional School Degree: 2   (0.1%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Merkel Ccd, Texas

  • Merkel Isd


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: P O Box 430, Merkel, TX 79536, Phone: (325) 928-5813, Students: 1,267 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Merkel Ccd, Texas

  • Merkel Middle


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: P O Box 430, Merkel, TX 79536, Phone: (325) 928-5521, Students: 277 )

  • Merkel El


    ( Grades: K-3, Location: P O Box 430, Merkel, TX 79536, Phone: (325) 928-4795, Students: 256 )

  • Tye El


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: P O Box 430, Merkel, TX 79536, Phone: (325) 692-3809, Students: 215 )

  • Merkel Int


    ( Grades: 4-5, Location: P O Box 430, Merkel, TX 79536, Phone: (325) 928-5464, Students: 106 )

  • Taylor County Learning Center


    ( Grades: 7-11, Location: P O Box 430, Merkel, TX 79536, Phone: M, Students: 5 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Merkel Ccd, Texas

  • Merkel H S


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: P O Box 430, Merkel, TX 79536, Phone: (325) 928-4667, Students: 408 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Merkel Ccd, Texas

  • Merkel Public Library


    100 Kent, Merkel, TX 79536

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Merkel Ccd, Texas


  • Merkel Historical Society


    1501 North 7th, Merkel, TX 79536

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Merkel Ccd, Texas affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Merkel Ccd, Texas.

Area Features of Merkel Ccd, Texas


Building


(1) Merkel Emergency Medical Service   (2) Merkel Police Department   (3) Merkel Volunteer Fire Department   (4) Mulberry Canyon Volunteer Fire Department   (5) Taylor County Constable Office Precinct 2  

Cemetery


(1) Rose Hill Cemetery   (2) White Church Cemetery  

Church


(1) Church Of Christ   (2) Pioneer Church  

Civil


(1) Merkel Division   (2) Town Of Merkel  

Dam


(1) Billy Doan Dam   (2) Hugh Lilly Lake Dam  

Gap


(1) Mountain Pass  

Locale


(1) Merkel Pumping Station   (2) Rhodes Ranch  

Oilfield


(1) Blair Oil Field   (2) Gibson Oil Field  

Populated Place


(1) Blair   (2) Cozart   (3) Merkel   (4) Mount Pleasant  

Post Office


(1) Merkel Post Office  

Reservoir


(1) Billy Doan Reservoir   (2) Hugh Lilly Lake  

School


(1) Merkel Elementary School   (2) Merkel Intermediate School   (3) Merkel Middle School  

Stream


(1) Nubia Creek   (2) Weaver Springs Creek  

Summit


(1) Bald Mountain   (2) Blowout Mountain   (3) Buzzard Mountain   (4) Castle Peak   (5) Cat Heads   (6) East Peak   (7) Riney Peak   (8) Round Top Mountain   (9) Spears Mountain  

Tower


(1) Kfqx-fm Merkel   (2) Kfxj-fm Abilene   (3) Kmxo-am Merkel   (4) Ktlc-fm Tye  

Valley


(1) Lewis Canyon   (2) Mapers Hollow   (3) Mulberry Canyon  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Merkel Ccd, Texas

79536 (pop. 4,999)


Cities Nearby Merkel Ccd, Texas

Merkel Ccd, TX  (pop. 5,129) 0.0 Miles
Merkel Town, TX  (pop. 2,621) 2.9 Miles
Trent Town, TX  (pop. 289) 5.9 Miles
Tye City, TX  (pop. 1,037) 10.3 Miles
Hawley-noodle Ccd, TX  (pop. 9,614) 16.0 Miles
Buffalo Gap Town, TX  (pop. 393) 16.4 Miles
Abilene Ccd, TX  (pop. 115,602) 17.0 Miles
Abilene City, TX  (pop. 121,508) 17.4 Miles
Impact Town, TX  (pop. 23) 18.0 Miles
Hawley City, TX  (pop. 511) 18.1 Miles



Area Code(s) in Merkel Ccd, Texas

325



Elevation in Merkel Ccd, Texas is 1,880.0 ft. (573.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Merkel Ccd, Texas

Lat: 32.435620 N        Long: -100.043091 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Merkel Ccd, Texas need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Texas

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.20 6.17 4.03 6.25 0.00 5.78
  Total Electric Industry 7.20 6.17 4.03 6.25 0.00 5.78
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.57 6.58 4.15 6.20 0.00 6.06
  Total Electric Industry 7.57 6.58 4.15 6.20 0.00 6.06
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.74 6.73 4.20 6.34 0.00 6.16
  Total Electric Industry 7.74 6.73 4.20 6.34 0.00 6.16
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.00 6.94 4.32 6.68 0.00 6.39
  Total Electric Industry 8.00 6.94 4.32 6.68 0.00 6.39
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.08 7.04 4.27 6.79 0.00 6.42
  Total Electric Industry 8.08 7.04 4.27 6.79 0.00 6.42
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.71 6.64 3.98 6.44 0.00 6.10
  Total Electric Industry 7.71 6.64 3.98 6.44 0.00 6.10
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.77 6.71 4.03 6.44 0.00 6.16
  Total Electric Industry 7.77 6.71 4.03 6.44 0.00 6.16
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.82 6.74 4.05 6.45 0.00 6.17
  Total Electric Industry 7.82 6.74 4.05 6.45 0.00 6.17
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.65 6.57 3.94 6.40 0.00 6.07
  Total Electric Industry 7.65 6.57 3.94 6.40 0.00 6.07
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.55 6.52 3.97 6.36 0.00 6.04
  Total Electric Industry 7.55 6.52 3.97 6.36 0.00 6.04
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.96 6.88 4.42 6.77 0.00 6.49
  Total Electric Industry 7.96 6.88 4.42 6.77 0.00 6.49
2001              
  Delivery-Only Service 3.68 1.59 0.93 6.53 0.00 1.56
  Energy-Only Providers 5.86 7.35 0.00 401.22 0.00 4.74
  Full-Service Providers 8.86 7.74 5.29 7.52 0.00 7.39
  Total Electric Industry 8.86 7.74 5.27 7.56 0.00 7.38
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 8.05 6.95 4.66 6.55 0.00 6.62
  Total Electric Industry 8.05 6.95 4.66 6.55 0.00 6.62
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 9.16 7.84 5.27 0.00 6.62 7.50
  Total Electric Industry 9.16 7.84 5.27 0.00 6.62 7.50
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 9.73 7.90 5.87 0.00 7.02 7.95
  Total Electric Industry 9.73 7.90 5.87 0.00 7.02 7.95
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 10.93 8.85 7.14 0.00 8.45 9.14
  Total Electric Industry 10.93 8.85 7.14 0.00 8.45 9.14
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 12.86 9.85 7.82 0.00 8.42 10.34
  Total Electric Industry 12.86 9.85 7.82 0.00 8.42 10.34

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Merkel Ccd, Texas

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 97   (4.0%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 57   (2.3%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 89   (3.7%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 142   (5.8%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 259   (10.6%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 341   (14.0%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 768   (31.5%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 152   (6.2%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 89   (3.7%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 91   (3.7%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 56   (2.3%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 13   (0.5%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 146   (6.0%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 135   (5.5%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Merkel Ccd, Texas)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 1,811

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 194

In 3-person carpool : 26

In 4-person carpool : 81

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 23

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 10

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 26

Other means : 40

Worked at home : 53


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Merkel Ccd, Texas)

Less than 5 minutes : 197

5 to 9 minutes : 301

10 to 14 minutes : 204

15 to 19 minutes : 106

20 to 24 minutes : 536

25 to 29 minutes : 194

30 to 34 minutes : 469

35 to 39 minutes : 34

40 to 44 minutes : 32

45 to 59 minutes : 62

60 to 89 minutes : 50

90 or more minutes : 26


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Merkel Ccd, Texas)

With Social Security income : 826

No Social Security income : 1,278


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Merkel Ccd, Texas)

With retirement income : 475

No retirement income : 1,629


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Merkel Ccd, Texas)

Less than $10,000 : 66

$10,000 to $14,999 : 32

$15,000 to $19,999 : 58

$20,000 to $24,999 : 36

$25,000 to $29,999 : 83

$30,000 to $34,999 : 120

$35,000 to $39,999 : 150

$40,000 to $44,999 : 166

$45,000 to $49,999 : 68

$50,000 to $59,999 : 181

$60,000 to $74,999 : 168

$75,000 to $99,999 : 210

$100,000 to $124,999 : 71

$125,000 to $149,999 : 62

$150,000 to $199,999 : 4

$200,000 or more : 5


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Merkel Ccd, Texas)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $46,343


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Merkel Ccd, Texas

  • KWFA (1030 AM; 0.65 kW; Abilene, TX; Owner: Marlene V. Borman)
  • KWFA (1030 AM; 5.0 kW; Abilene, TX; Owner: Marlene V. Borman)
  • KWFA (1030 AM; 5.0 kW; Abilene, TX; Owner: Marlene V. Borman)
  • NEW (1100 AM; 0.25 kW; Abilene, TX; Owner: Cleo Broadcasting, Llc)
  • KXOX (1240 AM; 1.0 kW; Sweetwater, TX; Owner: Stein Broadcasting Co., Inc.)
  • KSLI (1280 AM; 0.5 kW; Abilene, TX; Owner: Gap Broadcasting Abilene License, Llc)
  • KWKC (1340 AM; 1.0 kW; Abilene, TX; Owner: Canfin Enterprises, Inc.)
  • KYYW (1470 AM; 5.0 kW; Abilene, TX; Owner: Gap Broadcasting Abilene License, Llc)
  • KMXO (1500 AM; 0.25 kW; Merkel, TX; Owner: Ray R. Silva)
  • KZQQ (1560 AM; 0.5 kW; Abilene, TX; Owner: Canfin Enterprises, Inc.)

FM Radio Stations Near Merkel Ccd, Texas

  • KHXS (102.7 FM; Merkel, TX; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • KKHR (106.3 FM; Abilene, TX; Owner: Canfin Enterprises, Inc.)
  • NEW (88.7 FM; Roby, TX; Owner: Centro De Milagros Congregation, Inc.)
  • NEW (88.9 FM; Abilene, TX; Owner: Gospel Radio Network)
  • NEW (88.9 FM; Abilene, TX; Owner: Grace Community Church Of Amarillo)
  • NEW (88.9 FM; Abilene, TX; Owner: Grace Public Radio)
  • NEW (88.9 FM; Sweetwater, TX; Owner: La Promesa Foundation)
  • NEW (88.9 FM; Abilene, TX; Owner: Primera Iglesia Evangelica De Apostoles Y Profetas)
  • KACU (89.7 FM; Abilene, TX; Owner: Abilene Christian University)
  • NEW (90.1 FM; Roby, TX; Owner: California Association For Research And Education Inc.)
  • KAGT (90.5 FM; Lawn, TX; Owner: Educational Media Foundation)
  • KAGT (90.5 FM; Abilene, TX; Owner: Educational Media Foundation)
  • KAQD (91.3 FM; Abilene, TX; Owner: American Family Association)
  • NEW (91.7 FM; Buffalo Gap, TX; Owner: Oasis Of Faith, Inc.)
  • NEW (92.1 FM; Sweetwater, TX; Owner: Km Communications, Inc.)
  • KORQ (95.1 FM; Abilene, TX; Owner: Doud Media Group, Llc)
  • KGXL (96.1 FM; Tuscola, TX; Owner: Doud Media Group, Llc)
  • KXOX-FM (96.7 FM; Sweetwater, TX; Owner: Stein Broadcasting Co., Inc.)
  • KTLT (98.1 FM; Hawley, TX; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • KBCY (99.7 FM; Merkel, TX; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Merkel Ccd, Texas

  • KTXS-TV (Channel 12; Trent, TX; Owner: Bluestone License Holdings Inc.)
  • KRBC-TV (Channel 9; Buffalo Gap, TX; Owner: Mission Broadcasting, Inc.)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Merkel Ccd, Texas

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 274  (20.3%)
  • Service Occupations: 174  (12.9%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 173  (12.8%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 37  (2.7%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 330  (24.4%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 331  (28.7%)
  • Service Occupations: 304  (26.3%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 447  (38.7%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 2  (0.2%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 2  (0.2%)


(updated 2010)





There are 215 Farms In Merkel Ccd, Texas


(updated 2008)



Banks In Merkel Ccd, Texas

First Financial Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $5.4m
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 241

Prosperity Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $21.2m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 284

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Merkel Ccd, Texas

  • Dyess AFB


    (about 10.9 miles in Tye, Texas; Airport Code: DYS)

  • Abilene Regional


    (about 21.3 miles in Abilene, Texas; Airport Code: ABI)

  • Avenger Field


    (about 24.8 miles in Roscoe, Texas; Airport Code: SWW)

  • Winters Municipal


    (about 33.9 miles in Winters, Texas; Airport Code: TX9)

  • Bruce Field


    (about 52.7 miles in Rowena, Texas; Airport Code: TX4)

  • Coleman Municipal


    (about 55.6 miles in Coleman, Texas; Airport Code: COM)

  • Winston Field


    (about 55.8 miles in Snyder, Texas; Airport Code: SNK)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Merkel Ccd, Texas

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

80.29%

Carpooled

13.22%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.0%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.20%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

1.95%

Other Means

1.31%

Worked At Home

3.03%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Merkel Ccd, Texas, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Merkel Ccd, Texas)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 1,222

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 78

Female householder, no husband present : 180

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 545

Householder not living alone : 79


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Merkel Ccd, Texas)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 17

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 79

All other households : 2,008


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Merkel Ccd, Texas)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 995

Renter-occupied housing units : 227

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 43

Renter-occupied housing units : 35

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 125

Renter-occupied housing units : 55

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 441

Renter-occupied housing units : 183


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Merkel Ccd, Texas)

Less than $10,000 : 171

$10,000 to $14,999 : 71

$15,000 to $19,999 : 110

$20,000 to $24,999 : 143

$25,000 to $29,999 : 124

$30,000 to $34,999 : 137

$35,000 to $39,999 : 211

$40,000 to $44,999 : 209

$45,000 to $49,999 : 103

$50,000 to $59,999 : 220

$60,000 to $74,999 : 240

$75,000 to $99,999 : 210

$100,000 to $124,999 : 84

$125,000 to $149,999 : 62

$150,000 to $199,999 : 4

$200,000 or more : 5


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Merkel Ccd, Texas)

Total : 2,405


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Merkel Ccd, Texas)

Occupied : 2,104

Vacant : 301


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Merkel Ccd, Texas)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Merkel Ccd, Texas)

Built 2005 or later : 3

Built 2000 to 2004 : 187

Built 1990 to 1999 : 279

Built 1980 to 1989 : 411

Built 1970 to 1979 : 460

Built 1960 to 1969 : 241

Built 1950 to 1959 : 260

Built 1940 to 1949 : 149

Built 1939 or earlier : 415


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Merkel Ccd, Texas)

Utility gas : 827

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 103

Electricity : 1,028

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 66

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 46

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 34

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Merkel Ccd, Texas)

Less than $10,000 : 103

$10,000 to $14,999 : 52

$15,000 to $19,999 : 10

$20,000 to $24,999 : 56

$25,000 to $29,999 : 36

$30,000 to $34,999 : 57

$35,000 to $39,999 : 93

$40,000 to $49,999 : 210

$50,000 to $59,999 : 173

$60,000 to $69,999 : 152

$70,000 to $79,999 : 116

$80,000 to $89,999 : 155

$90,000 to $99,999 : 56

$100,000 to $124,999 : 139

$125,000 to $149,999 : 71

$150,000 to $174,999 : 28

$175,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 to $249,999 : 13

$250,000 to $299,999 : 27

$300,000 to $399,999 : 35

$400,000 to $499,999 : 0

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 22


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Merkel Ccd, Texas)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 37

Home equity loan only : 23

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 714

Housing units without a mortgage : 830


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Merkel Ccd, Texas)

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 : $48,500

Built 1990 to 1999 : $60,600

Built 1980 to 1989 : $69,900

Built 1970 to 1979 : $71,100

Built 1960 to 1969 : $65,700

Built 1950 to 1959 : $44,200

Built 1940 to 1949 : $59,800

Built 1939 or earlier : $43,900


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Merkel Ccd, Texas: 71.0%

Percentage of Family Households in Texas: 69.9%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Merkel Ccd, Texas

Institutionalized population


  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 96.23%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 3.77%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Merkel Ccd, Texas

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
2002        
  Single Family 5 5 $285,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

5 5 $285,000
2003        
  Single Family 4 4 $385,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

4 4 $385,000
2004        
  Single Family 2 2 $216,000
  Two Family 1 2 $194,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

3 4 $410,000
2005        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2006        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Merkel Ccd, TX): $34,218
Median Household Income In 2000 (Texas): $39,927


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Merkel Ccd): $36,500
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Texas): $77,800


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Merkel Ccd): $385
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Texas): $574


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Merkel Ccd, Texas

Utility Gas: 38.1%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 18.3%
Electricity: 40.9%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.0%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 2.1%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.6%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Merkel Ccd, Texas are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Merkel Ccd, Texas

Encompass Home Health


     Address: 1500 Industrial Boulevard Suite 304, Abilene, Texas 79605
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 11/14/2002

Primary Nurse Care Inc


     Address: 3747 West Lake Road, Abilene, Texas 79601
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 12/21/1995

Big Country Healthcare Services


     Address: 4401 Crawford Drive Suite A, Abilene, Texas 79602
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 10/31/2006

Kinder Hearts Home Health Pllc


     Address: 842 N Mockingbird, Abilene, Texas 79603
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 12/3/2002

Texas Home Health Skilled Services


     Address: 4607 South 14th Street, Abilene, Texas 79605
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 4/5/2006

Hospitals Close To Merkel Ccd, Texas

Hendrick Medical Center


     Address: 1900 Pine, Abilene, Texas 79601
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Abilene Regional Medical Center


     Address: 6250 Hwy 83-84 At Antilley Road, Abilene, Texas 79606
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital


     Address: 200 E Arizona, Sweetwater, Texas 79556
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Anson General Hospital


     Address: 101 Avenue J, Anson, Texas 79501
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Hamlin Memorial Hospital


     Address: 632 N W Second Street, Hamlin, Texas 79520
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Nursing Homes Close To Merkel Ccd, Texas

Merkel Nursing Center


     Address: 1704 N 1st, Merkel, Texas 79536
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 54
     Percent Occupied: 82%

The Oaks At Radford Hills


     Address: 725 Medical Dr, Abilene, Texas 79601
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 90
     Percent Occupied: 78%

Care Inn Of Abilene


     Address: 4934 S 7th St, Abilene, Texas 79605
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 88
     Percent Occupied: 87%

Abilene Regional Medical Center Skilled Nursing Un


     Address: 6250 Hwy 83 84 At Antilley Rd, Abilene, Texas 79606
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 7
     Percent Occupied: 28%

Sears Methodist Center


     Address: 3202 S Willis St, Abilene, Texas 79605
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 63
     Percent Occupied: 51%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Merkel Ccd, Texas

Name: Comanche Peak
Address: PO Box 1002; Glen Rose, TX 76043
Distance: 131 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Merkel Ccd, Texas

    Retired Workers: 565
    Disabled Workers: 120
    Widowers Workers: 100
    Spouses Workers: 60
    Children Workers: 85


(updated 2007)



Taylor County, Texas Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 22.14%
  • Bush & Cheney 77.33%
  • Other 0.53%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Merkel Ccd, Texas citizens.

Relocation to Taylor County, TX

9.03 % of Taylor County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $38,462

Texas Average 8.37 %

0.60 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $31,357

Texas Average 0.21 %

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Taylor County, TX (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Jones County , TX 0.53 % ($141,385 AGI )
  • Callahan County , TX 0.51 % ($29,009 AGI )
  • Tarrant County , TX 0.38 % ($28,269 AGI )

Relocation away from Taylor County, TX

9.58 % of Taylor County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $33,512

Texas Average 7.44 %

0.49 % residents relocated to other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $34,263

Texas Average 0.12 %

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Taylor County, TX (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Tarrant County , TX 0.55 % ($31,231 AGI )
  • Callahan County , TX 0.46 % ($34,228 AGI )
  • Jones County , TX 0.46 % ($28,906 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Texas

Low Bracket: (State Income Tax Free)
High Bracket: (State Income Tax Free)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Texas

6.25%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Merkel Ccd, Texas is based on over 50 years of data.























Storms In Merkel Ccd, Texas

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Flooding        
04/17/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $10K --
         
Thunderstorm Wind        
04/23/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $13K --
04/28/2003, 08:00 pm 0 0 $5K --
07/12/1998, 06:45 pm 0 0 $2K --
         





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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Merkel Ccd, Texas directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Merkel Ccd, Texas

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 37 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rape 1 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0
    per 100,000 37 36 38 0 0 0 77 0 0 0 0 38 0
Robbery 1 0 1 1 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 37 0 38 38 75 0 39 0 38 0 0 0 0
Assault 5 7 5 0 0 8 5 4 5 4 4 6 5
    per 100,000 185 254 190 0 0 300 193 152 191 153 151 226 192
Burglary 20 21 14 26 18 17 19 22 10 10 4 17 14
    per 100,000 742 762 531 984 679 638 734 838 383 382 151 641 537
Larceny Theft 34 26 46 31 24 30 28 12 20 36 7 26 18
    per 100,000 1,261 944 1,744 1,173 905 1,126 1,082 457 766 1,375 265 980 690
Vehicle Theft 2 4 2 3 2 0 1 1 2 2 1 1 2
    per 100,000 74 145 76 114 75 0 39 38 77 76 38 38 77
Arson 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
    per 100,000 74 0 0 38 0 0 0 38 0 0 0 38 0
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
2 2 2 0 0 2 2 1 2 1 1 2 1
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
15 13 16 15 11 12 12 9 8 12 3 11 9
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
8 7 9 8 6 7 7 5 5 7 2 7 5


(updated 2013)



Number of Sex Offenders In Texas

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
46,484 44,336 50,559 52,574 571,050 59,105 67,707 71,124 77,693 81,235


(updated 2014)



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