• Community Profile

  • Population / Demographics

  • The City of Stephenville has experienced a 30% growth in population since 2000.
     

  • Population

     

    2015 (Est)

    2010

    2000

    1990

    City - Stephenville

    19,560

    17,123

    14,921

    13,502

    County – Erath

    41,170

    37,890

    33,001

    27,991

    Sources: 1990, 2000, 2010 - U.S. Census Bureau;

    2015 – North Central Texas Council of Governments

  • Population by Age (County)

    Age

    Estimates

    %

    0 to 4

            2,534

    6.3%

    5 to 14

            4,772

    11.8%

    15 to 19

            3,853

    9.5%

    20 to 24

            5,798

    14.3%

    25 to 34

            4,893

    12.1%

    25 to 44

            4,281

    10.6%

    45 to 54

            4,862

    12.0%

    55 to 64

            4,242

    10.5%

    65 to 74

            2,795

    6.9%

    75 to 84

            1,692

    4.2%

    85+

               683

    1.7%

  • Median Age: 31.1

    Avg. Household Income: $56,988

    Median Household Income: $40,220

    Per Capita Income: $24,403

    Source: Workforce Solutions for North Central Texas (for Erath County)

  • Population by Race/Ethnicity (County)

    • White - 34,323 (84.9%)
    • Black - 739 (1.8%)
    • American Indian or Alasak Native - 320 (0.7%)
    • Asian, Native Hawaiian, Other Pacific Islander - 300 (0.7%)
    • Two or more races - 779 (1.9%)
    • Other race - 3,944 (9.7%)
    • Hispanic Ethnicity - 8,211 (20.3%)
  • Tax Rates / Revenue

  • Sales Tax Rate

    Municipal Sales Tax

    1.50%

    County Sales Tax

    0.50%

    State Sales Tax

    6.25%

    TOTAL

    8.25%

  • Sales Tax Revenue (City)

    2013

    $5,312,447.59

    2014

    $5,498,936.34

    % Increase

    3.49%

  • Property Tax Rate (per $100 Assessed Value)

    Erath County

    $0.4700

    City of Stephenville

    $0.4900

    Stephenville ISD

    $1.2349

    Middle Trinity Water District

    $1.2349

    TOTAL

    $2.2069

  • Workforce

  • Our greatest asset is our citizens. Providing an honest days’ work for an honest days’ pay - you will find highly motivated and educated employees with a good work ethic. We encourage you to contact the other manufacturers in town about the exceptional quality of the workforce in our area. Training opportunities are available locally through the Texas Workforce Commission as well as Tarleton State University and Ranger College.
     

  • Workforce

    ERATH COUNTY

    2014

    2013

    2012

    2011

    2010

    Unemployment Rate (Avg)

    4.2 %

    5.7%

    5.5%

    6.2%

    6.6%

    Civilian Labor Force

    20,201

    18,560

    18,960

    19,523

    18,467

     

    Source: Texas Workforce Commission

  • Major Area Employers

    Major Area Employers

    Employer

    Industry / Service

    FTE #

    Tarleton State University*

    Higher Education

    925

    FMC Technologies - Fluid Control

    Oilfield Related Products

    740

    Saint-Gobain Abrasives

    Coated Abrasives

    500

    Stephenville ISD

    Education: K-12

    440

    Schreiber Foods

    Cheese Manufacturing

    400

    Walmart Supercenter

    Retail / Groceries

    300

    Tejas Tubular

    Oilfield Tubular Products

    230

    Texas Health Harris Methodist

    Hospital / Medical

    225

    Western Dairy Transport

    Milk Transport

    210

    Erath County

    Government

    180

    EGS Electrical Group

    Metal Processing / Electrical

    165

    Fibergrate Composite Structures

    Fiberglass Reinforced Products

    165

    City of Stephenville**

    Government

    145

    Stephenville Medical & Surgical Clinic

    Health Care / Medical

    120

    Outlaw Conversions

    Horse Trailer Customization

    120

    Senior Care at Stephenville

    Nursing Home & Rehabilitation

    110

    Bruner Motors

    Automobile Sales / Service / Car Wash

    105

    H-E-B Grocery

    Retail / Groceries

    100

    Mulberry Manor

    Nursing Home Facility

    100

    ABF Packing, Inc.

    Meat Processing Plant

    90

    PAL-CON Ltd.

    Gas Turbine Regenerators

    75

    Prime Building Components, LLC

    Metal Buildings - Design / Engineer

    50

    United Cooperative Services

    Rural Electric Utility Service

    50

    Square One Machine, Inc.

    Machining / Fabrication / Sandblasting

    45

    *Tarleton State University also employs over 900 part-time student workers


    **City of Stephenville also employs over 130 seasonal part-time employees

  •  

    Median Home Value: $114,000

     

    Single-family new house construction building permits:
     

    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

                               

    Cost of Living Index: 83.1 (U.S. Average is 100)

     

  • Air Service:

    • Stephenville Clark Regional Airport (located 1 mile from downtown Stephenville)
      *4,200’ runway, fuel and service available, runway expansion project underway
    • Meacham International Airport - Fort Worth (70 miles northeast of Stephenville)
      *11,400’ runway, corporate business and general aviation
    • Dallas Love Field Airport (100 miles northeast of Stephenville)
      *commercial and general aviation, fuel, maintenance, hangar rentals, and charters
    • Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (90 miles northeast of Stephenville)

     

    Rail Service: Fort Worth & Western (FWWR):

    FWWR operates over 276 miles of track through 8 counties in North Central Texas. FWWR currently offers unmatched service with its connectivity to three Class-1 carriers and a single short-line railroad – Union Pacific (UPRR), BNSF and Kansas City Southern (KCS) in Fort Worth and Texas Pacifico (TXPF) at San Angelo Junction.  A rail-served location in Stephenville or Erath County can reach across the United States, into Canada today and within the next two years, will be able to reach into Mexico, via the border crossing at Presidio, between the Texas Pacifico (TXPF) and Ferromex Railroads. 

     

    Freight Carriers:

    Federal Express, Huey Van Lines, Merchants, Purolator Courier, United Parcel Service, DHL, Central Freight

     

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  • Climate

    Annual Average Temperature

    63.6 F

    Annual Average High Temperature

    75.8 F

    Annual Average Low Temperature

    51.4 F

    Annual Average Precipitation

    31.5"

    Annual Average Snowfall

    2.0"

    Elevation

    1,273.0'