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Bell County, Texas

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Population:

  • Total Population: 237,974
  • Males: 119,256
  • Females: 118,718

Ethnicity:

  • White: 136,238
  • Black/African American: 46,354
  • Hispanic: 39,695
  • Native American/Eskimo: 1,278
  • Asian: 6,026
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 1,214
  • Other: 394
  • 2 or more: 6,775

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (178,355)
  2. Spanish (26,050)
  3. German (4,145)
  4. Korean (2,440)
  5. Tagalog (1,105)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 17,322

  1. Mexico (5,171)
  2. Germany (3,181)
  3. Korea (2,163)
  4. Philippines (1,183)
  5. Panama (673)
  6. Japan (347)
  7. Vietnam (276)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Southern Baptist Convention (53,522)
  2. Catholic Church (25,068)
  3. United Methodist Church, The (11,244)
  4. Churches of Christ (4,708)
  5. Assemblies of God (2,798)

Migrant Health Clinics

    Disabilities:

    • Total Reported: 63,485
    • Sensory: 7,864
    • Physical: 15,801
    • Mental: 9,086
    • Self-care: 4,694
    • Go outside home: 12,119
    • Employment: 14,718

    Grandparents as caregivers

    Grandparents as caregivers: 2,401

    Heating fuel:

    • Total Reported: 85,507
    • Utility gas: 22,730
    • Bottled or LP gas: 4,138
    • Electricity: 57,830
    • Fuel oil, kerosene: 111
    • Coal or Coke: 0
    • Wood: 252
    • Solar Energy: 11
    • Other fuel: 92
    • No fuel used: 343

    Vehicles available:

    • Total Reported: 150,104
    • No vehicle: 9,537
    • 1 or more vehicle: 140,567

    Education Attainment:

    • No School: 1,773
    • No High School: 6,177
    • Some High School: 13,131
    • High School: 37,714
    • Some College: 39,459
    • Associate's Degree: 11,968
    • College Degree: 18,364
    • Master's Degree: 5,818
    • Professional Degree: 2,408
    • Doctoral Degree: 618

    Household Phones:

    • Households Reporting: 85,507
    • Owners with phone: 47,096
    • Owners without phone: 533
    • Renters with phone: 36,123
    • Renters without phone: 1,755

    10 closest counties:

    1. Coryell County, Texas
    2. Williamson County, Texas
    3. McLennan County, Texas
    4. Falls County, Texas
    5. Milam County, Texas
    6. Lampasas County, Texas
    7. Burnet County, Texas
    8. Travis County, Texas
    9. Bosque County, Texas
    10. Hamilton County, Texas

    Data Detail

    Zip Codes in county:

    76501, 76502, 76503, 76504, 76505, 76508, 76511, 76513, 76533, 76534, 76540, 76541, 76542, 76543, 76544, 76545, 76546, 76547, 76548, 76549, 76554, 76559, 76564, 76569, 76571, 76579

    Licensed Broadcast Media Outlets:

    • KCEN-TV (82 TV) TEMPLE, TX
    • KNCT (662 TV) KILLEEN, TX
    • KNCT-FM (91.3 FM) KILLEEN, TX
    • KLTD (101.7 FM) TEMPLE, TX
    • KUSJ (105.5 FM) TEMPLE, TX
    • KOOC (106.3 FM) TEMPLE, TX
    • KLFX (107.3 FM) TEMPLE, TX
    • KTON (940 AM) TEMPLE, TX
    • KTEM (1400 AM) TEMPLE, TX
    • KILE (1560 AM) ROGERS, TX
    • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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