Riesel, TX Demographics


Population (year 2000): 973. Estimated population in July 2005: 1,004 (+3.2% change)
Males: 460 (47.3%), Females: 513 (52.7%)

McLennan County

Zip code: 76682

Median resident age: 35.7 years
Median household income: $35,234 (year 2000)
Median house value: $57,000 (year 2000)

Races in Riesel:

  • White Non-Hispanic (92.1%)
  • Hispanic (6.6%)
  • Other race (3.1%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (32.1%), Irish (8.9%), United States (6.1%), English (4.5%), French (2.5%), Czech (2.4%).

Land area: 4.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Riesel

  • High school or higher: 78.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 10.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 0.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Riesel city

  • Never married: 15.1%
  • Now married: 68.1%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

0.9% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +177 (+22.2%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Riesel:

  • FALLS COMMUNITY HOSP AND CLINIC (about 12 miles; MARLIN, TX)
  • DE PAUL CENTER (about 16 miles; WACO, TX)
  • HILLCREST BAPTIST MEDICAL CENTER (about 20 miles; WACO, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Riesel:

  • WACO REGIONAL (about 22 miles; WACO, TX; ID: ACT)
  • DRAUGHON-MILLER CENTRAL TEXAS REGIONAL (about 40 miles; TEMPLE, TX; ID: TPL)
  • KILLEEN MUNI (about 59 miles; KILLEEN, TX; ID: ILE)
Other public-use airports nearest to Riesel:

  • MARLIN (about 12 miles; MARLIN, TX; ID: T15)
  • WINGS FOR CHRIST INTL FLIGHT ACADEMY (about 12 miles; WACO, TX; ID: 73F)
  • TSTC WACO (about 15 miles; WACO, TX; ID: CNW)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Riesel:

  • BAYLOR UNIVERSITY (about 14 miles; WACO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 13,183)
  • TEXAS STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE-WACO (about 15 miles; WACO, TX; FT enrollment: 3,218)
  • MCLENNAN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 20 miles; WACO, TX; FT enrollment: 3,658)
  • TEMPLE COLLEGE (about 40 miles; TEMPLE, TX; FT enrollment: 2,054)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MARY HARDIN-BAYLOR (about 48 miles; BELTON, TX; FT enrollment: 2,257)
  • NAVARRO COLLEGE (about 54 miles; CORSICANA, TX; FT enrollment: 2,842)
  • CENTRAL TEXAS COLLEGE (about 66 miles; KILLEEN, TX; FT enrollment: 6,777)

Schools

Public high school in Riesel:

  • RIESEL SCHOOL (Students: 284; Location: 600 FREDERICK; Grades: 07 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Riesel:

  • FOSTER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 313; Location: 200 N WILLIAMS ST; Grades: PK – 06)