Waco, Texas

Current Temperature ° Population 127,003

Homefacts City Report

Schools

School Rating is Average
  • No High School Diploma: 16.3%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 58.9%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 24.8%

Crime Rate

32.68% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 119
  • Violent Crimes: 529
  • Robbery: 108
  • Burglary: 870
  • Property Crime: 3
  • Larceny Theft: 2

Registered Offenders

61.63% Higher than national avg.
  • 521 offenders in Waco
  • 41.02 offenders/10,000 residents

Real Estate

Median List Price $122,500
  • Median Sales Price: $0
  • Foreclosures: 73
  • Homes For Sale: 103
  • Homes For Rent: 10

Environmental Hazards

779 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 13
  • Registered Polluters: 38
  • Superfunds: 30
  • Tanks & Spills: 698

Unemployment

Moderate 4.9%
  • Texas unemployment average: 4.5%
  • National unemployment average: 4.2%

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62 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 62 K-12 public schools in Waco, TX and 8 private schools. Homefacts rates Waco's schools as Average, with an overall C rating.

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Crime view details

521 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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Real Estate Overview

Average Listing Price
$122,500 compared to August 2016
Median Sales Price
No Data

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    10.1%
  • Rented
    47.1%
  • Owned
    42.8%

103 Homes For Sale View All

$174,900
10821 Snow Pea
Waco, TX 76708
4 Beds | 2 Baths
$279,900
3210 Maple
Waco, TX 76707
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$165,000
504 Lux Dr
Waco, TX 76706
4 Beds | 2 Baths
$157,900
728 Greer Dr.
Waco, TX 76710
3 Beds | 2 Baths

73 Foreclosures View All

median foreclosure price
No Data
$74,295
Mckenzie Ave
Waco, TX 76708
-- Beds | 3 Baths
$NR
Old China Spring
Waco, TX 76708
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$NR
Watt
Waco, TX 76710
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$69,600
Edna
Waco, TX 76708
3 Beds | 2 Baths

Foreclosure Status Distribution

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

1,245 Building Permits View All

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  • In 2014, the city of Waco, TX issued 1,245 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 1,245 permits, 385 were issued for single family homes and 860 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Waco, TX issued 446 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 446 permits, 381 were issued for single family homes and 65 were issued for multi-family homes.
All Housing Single Family Housing Multi-Family Housing

Building Permits By Year

10 Rental Properties View All

$1,050
609 S 5th Street
Waco, TX 76706
2 Beds | 3 Baths
$695
416 Owen Lane
Waco, TX 76710
2 Beds | 1 Baths
$1,175
1300 S 11th Street
Waco, TX 76706
2 Beds | 3 Baths

Fair Market Rents

**Displaying data from Waco, TX
  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $556
  • 1 Bedroom: $656
  • 2 Bedrooms: $858
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,162
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,412

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Environmental Hazards

779 Environmental Hazards

Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (411/418)
    Waco, TX has 98.33% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 3 COUNTY
    Waco, TX is a green zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 6.17 Average
    Waco, TX is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Weather

Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 47.47°
  • February 51.93°
  • March 59.65°
  • April 67.28°
  • May 75.23°
  • June 84.31°
  • July 86.97°
  • August 88.18°
  • September 78.24°
  • October 67.75°
  • November 58.37°
  • December 54.17°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Waco, TX

Earthquakes
Waco, TX has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Waco, TX has no risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Waco, TX has a high risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Waco, TX has a moderate risk of tornadoes.

Demographics view details

Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Waco, TX: $36,792

Unemployment

Unemployment in Waco is 4.9%. It is higher than the state and national averages, 4.5% and 4.2% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 44.70%
White Collar - 55.30%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Greg Abbott
  • Sen. John Cornyn
  • Sen. Ted Cruz

City Representatives

  • Bill Flores

Neighborhood Info

11 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

64 FCC Towers view all

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