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   (County: Matagorda County)

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Demographics Analysis

The people of Palacios City, 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
(Palacios City, Texas)

Male:

Under 5 years : 297

5 to 9 years : 263

10 to 14 years : 180

15 to 17 years : 62

18 and 19 years : 125

20 years : 24

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 127

25 to 29 years : 57

30 to 34 years : 246

35 to 39 years : 152

40 to 44 years : 74

45 to 49 years : 249

50 to 54 years : 221

55 to 59 years : 130

60 and 61 years : 133

62 to 64 years : 114

65 and 66 years : 0

67 to 69 years : 60

70 to 74 years : 132

75 to 79 years : 51

80 to 84 years : 31

85 years and over : 13

Female:

Under 5 years : 192

5 to 9 years : 184

10 to 14 years : 119

15 to 17 years : 84

18 and 19 years : 26

20 years : 0

21 years : 39

22 to 24 years : 184

25 to 29 years : 104

30 to 34 years : 133

35 to 39 years : 122

40 to 44 years : 149

45 to 49 years : 116

50 to 54 years : 161

55 to 59 years : 161

60 and 61 years : 77

62 to 64 years : 92

65 and 66 years : 81

67 to 69 years : 66

70 to 74 years : 106

75 to 79 years : 51

80 to 84 years : 29

85 years and over : 37


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Palacios City, Texas)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 4,415

Multiple ancestry : 476

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 13

Ancestry not reported : 150


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Palacios City, Texas)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 3,509

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 0

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 456

Not a U.S. citizen : 1,089


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Palacios City, Texas)

Total:

Under 5 years : 489

5 to 17 years : 892

18 to 24 years : 525

25 to 34 years : 540

35 to 44 years : 497

45 to 54 years : 747

55 to 59 years : 291

60 and 61 years : 210

62 to 64 years : 206

65 to 74 years : 445

75 years and over : 212

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 489

5 to 17 years : 772

18 to 24 years : 194

25 to 34 years : 153

35 to 44 years : 221

45 to 54 years : 345

55 to 59 years : 165

60 and 61 years : 80

62 to 64 years : 126

65 to 74 years : 273

75 years and over : 150

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 35

18 to 24 years : 26

25 to 34 years : 79

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 47

55 to 59 years : 91

60 and 61 years : 49

62 to 64 years : 62

65 to 74 years : 101

75 years and over : 51

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

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 : 85

18 to 24 years : 305

25 to 34 years : 308

35 to 44 years : 276

45 to 54 years : 355

55 to 59 years : 35

60 and 61 years : 81

62 to 64 years : 18

65 to 74 years : 71

75 years and over : 11


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Palacios City, Texas)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 1,676

Female : 1,292

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 256

Female : 285

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 809

Female : 736


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Palacios City, Texas)

Born in state of residence : 1,885

Born in other state in the United States : 541

Native: born outside the United States : 0

Foreign born : 1,066


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Palacios City, Texas)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 442

Now married, except separated : 947

Divorced : 277

Separated : 10

Widowed : 145

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 26

Now married, except separated : 383

Divorced : 41

Separated : 0

Widowed : 56

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 310

Now married, except separated : 1,072

Divorced : 83

Separated : 16

Widowed : 11


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 2,011

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 1,134

Speak English less than "very well" : 909

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 16

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Korean:

Speak English "very well" : 43

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Vietnamese:

Speak English "very well" : 77

Speak English less than "very well" : 375


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Palacios City, Texas

  • Other Groups: 3,295   (68.8%)
  • German: 367   (7.7%)
  • English: 245   (5.1%)
  • Irish: 233   (4.9%)
  • United States Or American: 198   (4.1%)
  • French (except Basque): 102   (2.1%)
  • Czech: 75   (1.6%)
  • Italian: 63   (1.3%)
  • Scotch-irish: 59   (1.2%)
  • Greek: 28   (0.6%)
  • Dutch: 21   (0.4%)
  • Norwegian: 20   (0.4%)
  • French Canadian: 20   (0.4%)
  • Scottish: 19   (0.4%)
  • Australian: 8   (0.2%)
  • Austrian: 8   (0.2%)
  • Danish: 7   (0.1%)
  • Swedish: 7   (0.1%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 6   (0.1%)
  • Welsh: 6   (0.1%)
  • Polish: 5   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Palacios City, Texas is 5,054



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Palacios City, Texas: 2,741
Female Population in Palacios City, Texas: 2,313


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Palacios City, Texas: 34.9
Median Female Resident Age in Palacios City, Texas: 39.5


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Texas is 34


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Palacios City, Texas


White


Both sexes

37.4

Male

35.9

Female

38.4

Black or African American


Both sexes

32.6

Male

26.5

Female

37.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

26.0

Male

31.0

Female

17.0

Asian


Both sexes

37.0

Male

38.7

Female

35.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

26.7

Male

27.2

Female

24.8

Two or More Races


Both sexes

17.0

Male

11.3

Female

20.0

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

27.5

Male

27.5

Female

27.4

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

53.5

Male

53.2

Female

53.7


(updated 2010)



Races in Palacios City, Texas


  • White: 3,492
  • African American: 191
  • American Indian: 13
  • Asian: 576
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 595
  • Two or More Races: 187



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Palacios City, Texas

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 79   (5.73%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 7   (0.51%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 115   (8.35%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 116   (8.42%)
  • 9th Grade: 105   (7.62%)
  • 10th Grade: 85   (6.17%)
  • 11th Grade: 37   (2.69%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 38   (2.76%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 290   (21.04%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 135   (9.8%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 126   (9.14%)
  • Associate Degree: 68   (4.93%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 132   (9.58%)
  • Master's Degree: 39   (2.83%)
  • Professional School Degree: 6   (0.44%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 150   (9.71%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 73   (4.72%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 108   (6.99%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 101   (6.54%)
  • 9th Grade: 72   (4.66%)
  • 10th Grade: 69   (4.47%)
  • 11th Grade: 62   (4.01%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 33   (2.14%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 396   (25.63%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 111   (7.18%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 79   (5.11%)
  • Associate Degree: 99   (6.41%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 157   (10.16%)
  • Master's Degree: 35   (2.27%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Palacios City, Texas

  • Palacios Isd


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 1209 12th St, Palacios, TX 77465, Phone: (361) 972-5491, Students: 1,638 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Palacios City, Texas

  • Central El


    ( Grades: K-3, Location: 1001 5th St, Palacios, TX 77465, Phone: (361) 972-2911, Students: 545 )

  • East Side Intermediate


    ( Grades: 4-6, Location: 901 2nd St, Palacios, TX 77465, Phone: (361) 972-2544, Students: 374 )

  • Palacios J H


    ( Grades: 7-8, Location: 200 Shark Dr, Palacios, TX 77465, Phone: (361) 972-2417, Students: 237 )

  • Matagorda Co Alter


    ( Grades: 10-10, Location: 1209 12th St, Palacios, TX 77465, Phone: (361) 972-5491, Students: 1 )

  • Palacios Marine Ed Ctr


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 102 Marine Ctr Dr, Palacios, TX 77465, Phone: (512) 972-3774, )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Palacios City, Texas

  • Palacios H S


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 100 Shark Dr, Palacios, TX 77465, Phone: (361) 972-2571, Students: 481 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Palacios City, Texas

  • Palacios Library Inc


    326 Main St, Palacios, TX 77465

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Palacios City, Texas


  • Palacios Area Historical Association


    401 Commerce St, Palacios, TX 77465

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Palacios City, 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 Palacios City, Texas.

Area Features of Palacios City, Texas


Bar


(1) Dog Island Reef   (2) Mad Island Reef   (3) Shell Island Reef  

Bay


(1) Burkhart Cove   (2) Spring Bayou Cove   (3) Zipperian Bayou  

Bend


(1) Devils Elbow  

Building


(1) Matagorda County Constable S Office Precinct 2   (2) Matagorda Volunteer Fire Department   (3) Matagorda Volunteer Fire Department And Emergency Medical Services  

Cape


(1) Matagorda Peninsula   (2) Rattlesnake Point  

Census


(1) Matagorda Census Designated Place  

Channel


(1) Crab Bayou   (2) Culver Cut   (3) Mad Island Bayou   (4) Middle Channel   (5) Tiger Island Channel  

Dam


(1) Cooling Water Reservoir Dam  

Gut


(1) Big Bayou   (2) Forked Bayou   (3) Hooper Bayou   (4) Long Bayou   (5) Maverick Bayou   (6) Phillips Bayou   (7) Saint Marys Bayou  

Island


(1) Baxter Island   (2) Dog Island   (3) Egret Island   (4) Greek Island   (5) Mcnabb Island   (6) Rattlesnake Island   (7) Tiger Island   (8) Wild Cow Island  

Lake


(1) Crab Lake   (2) Freshwater Lake   (3) Mad Island Lake   (4) Robbins Lake   (5) Shell Lakes   (6) Spanish Lakes   (7) Spring Bayou  

Locale


(1) C And R Marina   (2) Citrus Grove School   (3) Matagorda Harbor Marina  

Park


(1) Mad Island Wildlife Management Area  

Populated Place


(1) Citrus Grove   (2) Matagorda  

Post Office


(1) Matagorda Post Office  

Reservoir


(1) Gillett Lake  

School


(1) Matagorda Elementary School  

Stream


(1) Colorado River   (2) East Branch Mad Island Slough   (3) Little Robbins Slough   (4) Mad Island Slough   (5) West Branch Mad Island Slough  

Swamp


(1) Robbins Slough  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Palacios City, Texas

77465 (pop. 7,047)


Cities Nearby Palacios City, Texas

Palacios Ccd, TX  (pop. 6,435) 2.2 Miles
Blessing Cdp, TX  (pop. 754) 11.2 Miles
La Ward-lolita Ccd, TX  (pop. 1,742) 14.8 Miles
Tidehaven Ccd, TX  (pop. 3,490) 15.2 Miles
Point Comfort Ccd, TX  (pop. 1,125) 17.4 Miles
La Ward City, TX  (pop. 158) 17.7 Miles
Markham Cdp, TX  (pop. 675) 19.7 Miles
Point Comfort City, TX  (pop. 763) 20.8 Miles
Matagorda-sargent Ccd, TX  (pop. 3,324) 21.1 Miles
Lolita Cdp, TX  (pop. 397) 21.6 Miles



Area Code(s) in Palacios City, Texas

361



Elevation in Palacios City, Texas is 26.0 ft. (8.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Palacios City, Texas

Lat: 28.709153 N        Long: -96.217588 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Palacios City, 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 Palacios City, Texas

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 38   (2.4%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 101   (6.5%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 116   (7.4%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 206   (13.2%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 121   (7.7%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 301   (19.2%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 227   (14.5%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 150   (9.6%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 21   (1.3%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 76   (4.9%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 31   (2.0%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 92   (5.9%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 85   (5.4%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Palacios City, Texas)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 1,479

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 219

In 3-person carpool : 106

In 4-person carpool : 67

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 0

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

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 103

Other means : 18

Worked at home : 42


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Palacios City, Texas)

Less than 5 minutes : 224

5 to 9 minutes : 703

10 to 14 minutes : 167

15 to 19 minutes : 54

20 to 24 minutes : 117

25 to 29 minutes : 204

30 to 34 minutes : 196

35 to 39 minutes : 42

40 to 44 minutes : 109

45 to 59 minutes : 107

60 to 89 minutes : 19

90 or more minutes : 50


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Palacios City, Texas)

With Social Security income : 469

No Social Security income : 1,336


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Palacios City, Texas)

With retirement income : 409

No retirement income : 1,396


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Palacios City, Texas)

Less than $10,000 : 100

$10,000 to $14,999 : 78

$15,000 to $19,999 : 64

$20,000 to $24,999 : 70

$25,000 to $29,999 : 186

$30,000 to $34,999 : 68

$35,000 to $39,999 : 23

$40,000 to $44,999 : 140

$45,000 to $49,999 : 147

$50,000 to $59,999 : 150

$60,000 to $74,999 : 99

$75,000 to $99,999 : 101

$100,000 to $124,999 : 118

$125,000 to $149,999 : 16

$150,000 to $199,999 : 17

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Palacios City, Texas)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $42,144


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Palacios City, Texas

  • NEW (1210 AM; 1.0 kW; Bay City, TX; Owner: -)
  • NEW (1270 AM; 1.0 kW; Van Vleck, TX; Owner: Antonio Nassar)

FM Radio Stations Near Palacios City, Texas

  • NEW (90.3 FM; Bay City, TX; Owner: Ksbj Educational Foundation)
  • NEW (91.1 FM; Lolita, TX; Owner: Centro Cristiano De Vida Eterna)
  • NEW (91.3 FM; Palacios, TX; Owner: Centro Cristiano De Vida Eterna)
  • NEW (91.3 FM; Bay City, TX; Owner: The Bridge Church, Inc.)
  • NEW (91.3 FM; Bay City, TX; Owner: The Bridge Church, Inc.)
  • KJAZ (94.1 FM; Point Comfort, TX; Owner: Fort Bend Broadcasting Company, Inc.)
  • KJAZ (94.1 FM; Point Comfort, TX; Owner: Fort Bend Broadcasting Company, Inc.)
  • KULF (94.9 FM; Palacios, TX; Owner: Fort Bend Broadcasting Company)
  • KIOX-FM (96.1 FM; Ganado, TX; Owner: The Kalil Holding Group, Llc)
  • KROY (99.7 FM; Palacios, TX; Owner: Fort Bend Broadcasting Company)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Palacios City, Texas

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 163  (17.4%)
  • Service Occupations: 51  (5.4%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 95  (10.1%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 161  (17.2%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 249  (26.5%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 238  (35.5%)
  • Service Occupations: 101  (15.1%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 248  (37.0%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 28  (4.2%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 5  (0.7%)


(updated 2010)





There are 168 Farms In Palacios City, Texas


(updated 2008)



Banks In Palacios City, Texas

Commercial State Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $289k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 21

Prosperity Bank - 1 Branches


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

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Palacios City, Texas

  • Palacios Municipal


    (about 2.5 miles in Collegeport, Texas; Airport Code: PSX)

  • Bay City Municipal


    (about 28.1 miles in Bay City, Texas; Airport Code: BBC)

  • Wharton Regional


    (about 37.9 miles in El Campo, Texas; Airport Code: WHT)

  • Eagle Air Park


    (about 43.0 miles in Brazoria, Texas; Airport Code: BZT)

  • Victoria County Foster


    (about 43.3 miles in Telferner, Texas; Airport Code: VCT)

  • Victoria Regional


    (about 43.6 miles in Telferner, Texas; Airport Code: VCT)

  • Brazoria County


    (about 51.3 miles in Lake Jackson, Texas; Airport Code: LJN)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Palacios City, Texas

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

71.65%

Carpooled

18.88%

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

0.0%

Bicycle

0.83%

Walked

4.26%

Other Means

3.88%

Worked At Home

0.51%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Palacios City, 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
(Palacios City, Texas)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 1,148

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 158

Female householder, no husband present : 71

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 406

Householder not living alone : 22


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Palacios City, Texas)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 49

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 0

All other households : 1,756


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Palacios City, Texas)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,094

Renter-occupied housing units : 54

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 79

Renter-occupied housing units : 79

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 56

Renter-occupied housing units : 15

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 272

Renter-occupied housing units : 156


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Palacios City, Texas)

Less than $10,000 : 279

$10,000 to $14,999 : 106

$15,000 to $19,999 : 91

$20,000 to $24,999 : 102

$25,000 to $29,999 : 178

$30,000 to $34,999 : 86

$35,000 to $39,999 : 53

$40,000 to $44,999 : 181

$45,000 to $49,999 : 148

$50,000 to $59,999 : 197

$60,000 to $74,999 : 83

$75,000 to $99,999 : 150

$100,000 to $124,999 : 118

$125,000 to $149,999 : 16

$150,000 to $199,999 : 17

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Palacios City, Texas)

Total : 2,370


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Palacios City, Texas)

Occupied : 1,805

Vacant : 565


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Palacios City, Texas)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Palacios City, Texas)

Built 2005 or later : 17

Built 2000 to 2004 : 176

Built 1990 to 1999 : 350

Built 1980 to 1989 : 217

Built 1970 to 1979 : 448

Built 1960 to 1969 : 596

Built 1950 to 1959 : 189

Built 1940 to 1949 : 65

Built 1939 or earlier : 312


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Palacios City, Texas)

Utility gas : 840

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 60

Electricity : 905

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 0

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 0

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Palacios City, Texas)

Less than $10,000 : 206

$10,000 to $14,999 : 92

$15,000 to $19,999 : 19

$20,000 to $24,999 : 49

$25,000 to $29,999 : 17

$30,000 to $34,999 : 95

$35,000 to $39,999 : 42

$40,000 to $49,999 : 156

$50,000 to $59,999 : 59

$60,000 to $69,999 : 203

$70,000 to $79,999 : 99

$80,000 to $89,999 : 185

$90,000 to $99,999 : 51

$100,000 to $124,999 : 123

$125,000 to $149,999 : 29

$150,000 to $174,999 : 16

$175,000 to $199,999 : 21

$200,000 to $249,999 : 0

$250,000 to $299,999 : 0

$300,000 to $399,999 : 39

$400,000 to $499,999 : 0

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Palacios City, 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 : 0

Home equity loan only : 0

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 590

Housing units without a mortgage : 911


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Palacios City, Texas)

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 : $42,300

Built 1990 to 1999 : $68,300

Built 1980 to 1989 : $14,200

Built 1970 to 1979 : $60,800

Built 1960 to 1969 : $80,500

Built 1950 to 1959 : $59,300

Built 1940 to 1949 : $34,100

Built 1939 or earlier : $49,800


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Palacios City, Texas: 71.0%

Percentage of Family Households in Texas: 69.9%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Palacios City, Texas

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 2.86%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 97.14%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Palacios City, Texas

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

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 17 17 $1,462,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

17 17 $1,462,000
2000        
  Single Family 9 9 $752,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 5 28 $600,000
  Total

14 37 $1,352,000
2001        
  Single Family 8 8 $606,500
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

8 8 $606,500
2002        
  Single Family 6 6 $648,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

6 6 $648,000
2003        
  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 (Palacios City, TX): $27,623
Median Household Income In 2000 (Texas): $39,927


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Palacios City): $45,400
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Texas): $77,800


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Palacios City): $385
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Texas): $574


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Palacios City, Texas

Utility Gas: 53.1%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 5.3%
Electricity: 40.3%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.5%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.0%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.6%
No Fuel Used: 0.3%


(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 Palacios City, Texas are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Palacios City, Texas

Angels Care Home Health


     Address: 1700 Merlin Street Suite B, Bay City, Texas 77414
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 9/10/2003

Bethany Home Health Services


     Address: 3317 Avenue F, Bay City, Texas 77414
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 1/20/2005

Memorial Medical Center Home Health Agency


     Address: 1300 North Virginia Suite #101b, Port Lavaca, Texas 77979
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 5/30/1985

Jackson County Hospital District Home Care


     Address: 204 South 3rd Street, Ganado, Texas 77962
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 7/8/1987

Community Home Care


     Address: 303 Sandy Corner Road, El Campo, Texas 77437
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 5/17/1991

Hospitals Close To Palacios City, Texas

Matagorda General Hospital


     Address: 1115 Ave G, Bay City, Texas 77414
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Memorial Medical Center


     Address: 815 N Virginia Street, Port Lavaca, Texas 77979
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

El Campo Memorial Hospital


     Address: 303 Sandy Corner Rd, El Campo, Texas 77437
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Gulf Coast Medical Center


     Address: 1400 U S 59 N Bypass, Wharton, Texas 77488
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Citizens Medical Center


     Address: 2701 Hospital Drive, Victoria, Texas 77901
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Nursing Homes Close To Palacios City, Texas

Palacios Healthcare Center


     Address: 1414 Fourth St, Palacios, Texas 77465
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 42
     Percent Occupied: 41%

Bay Villa Healthcare Center


     Address: 1800 13th St, Bay City, Texas 77414
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 69
     Percent Occupied: 66%

Matagorda House Healthcare Center


     Address: 700 12th St, Bay City, Texas 77414
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 108
     Percent Occupied: 90%

Matagorda Nursing & Rehabilitation Center


     Address: 4521 Ave F, Bay City, Texas 77414
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 74
     Percent Occupied: 74%

Port Lavaca Nursing And Rehabilitation Center


     Address: 524 Village Rd, Port Lavaca, Texas 77979
     Ownership: For Profit - Partnership
     Number of Residents: 117
     Percent Occupied: 78%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Palacios City, Texas

Name: South Texas Project
Address: PO Box 289; Wadsworth, TX 77483
Distance: 19 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Palacios City, Texas

    Retired Workers: 775
    Disabled Workers: 130
    Widowers Workers: 140
    Spouses Workers: 115
    Children Workers: 105


(updated 2007)



Matagorda County, Texas Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 34.78%
  • Bush & Cheney 64.84%
  • Other 0.38%



(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 Palacios City, Texas citizens.

Relocation to Matagorda County, TX

5.72 % of Matagorda County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $33,012

Texas Average 8.37 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

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

  • Brazoria County , TX 0.83 % ($37,732 AGI )
  • Harris County , TX 0.78 % ($39,835 AGI )
  • Wharton County , TX 0.57 % ($29,657 AGI )

Relocation away from Matagorda County, TX

7.37 % of Matagorda 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 $31,982

Texas Average 7.44 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

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

  • Harris County , TX 1.14 % ($31,603 AGI )
  • Brazoria County , TX 1.13 % ($31,463 AGI )
  • Wharton County , TX 0.48 % ($34,035 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 Palacios City, Texas is based on over 50 years of data.























Storms In Palacios City, Texas

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Hail        
01/21/2006, 05:05 pm 0 0 $5K --
06/14/2004, 03:53 pm 0 0 $3K --
03/13/2003, 09:25 pm 0 0 $5K --
03/13/2003, 09:00 pm 0 0 $7K --
03/13/2003, 08:40 pm 0 0 $4K --
09/11/1997, 04:25 pm 0 0 $5K --
         
Thunderstorm Wind        
07/07/2005, 01:50 pm 0 0 $8K --
12/23/2002, 10:00 pm 0 1 $150K --
09/07/2002, 02:15 am 0 0 $57K --
08/03/2002, 03:20 pm 0 0 $10K --
07/23/2000, 06:20 pm 0 0 $10K --
11/04/1997, 06:58 pm 0 0 $3K --
         



Hurricanes And Storms In Palacios City, Texas

  • Category 4: (Name Unknown) - Wind Speed: 120 Knots
  • Category 2: (Name Unknown) - Wind Speed: 90 Knots *
  • Category 1: (Name Unknown) - Wind Speed: 73 Knots *
  • Tropical Storm: FAY - September 2002 - Wind Speed: 50 Knots
  • Tropical Storm: ALLISON - June 1989 - Wind Speed: 35 Knots
  • Tropical Storm: ELENA - September 1979 - Wind Speed: 35 Knots
  • Tropical Storm: FERN - September 1971 - Wind Speed: 60 Knots
  • Tropical Storm: (Name Unknown) - Wind Speed: 45 Knots *


* Hurricane and storm wind is an average wind speed during the storms's life in Palacios City, Texas



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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 Palacios City, Texas directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Palacios City, Texas

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0 0 0 0 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rape 2 4 4 1 2 0 4 6 0 0 1 1 0
    per 100,000 38 74 75 19 38 0 78 119 0 0 21 21 0
Robbery 4 1 1 1 2 2 6 2 2 0 3 5 3
    per 100,000 76 19 19 19 38 38 116 40 40 0 62 104 64
Assault 29 23 43 39 34 33 30 37 5 7 5 3 1
    per 100,000 550 427 808 728 639 621 582 734 99 140 104 62 21
Burglary 48 31 27 51 84 51 71 109 83 42 64 51 66
    per 100,000 911 576 508 952 1,579 960 1,377 2,164 1,641 839 1,329 1,062 1,414
Larceny Theft 48 48 103 105 90 71 81 158 101 99 124 99 84
    per 100,000 911 892 1,936 1,959 1,692 1,337 1,570 3,136 1,997 1,978 2,574 2,061 1,800
Vehicle Theft 11 11 10 8 11 5 7 9 4 6 4 9 7
    per 100,000 209 204 188 149 207 94 136 179 79 120 83 187 150
Arson 0 6 0 1 0 0 1 5 7 2 3 0 3
    per 100,000 0 111 0 19 0 0 19 99 138 40 62 0 64
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
9 7 12 10 10 9 10 11 2 2 2 2 1
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
27 24 35 41 46 32 40 70 49 37 49 40 40
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
18 16 24 26 28 20 25 41 25 20 26 21 21


(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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