Trade Area & Community Profile

Retail Marketing Profile 2016

Trade Area Information

2016 Population estimated – 6,582
Population Growth 2010-2016 – 7.91%

Average Household Income – $51,185
Median Household Income – $35,638
Per Capita – $22,772

Median Age – 44.5
Average Age – 43

Male – 48.44%
Female – 51.56%

2016 Estimated Households – 2,878
Household Growth 2010-2016 – 8.62%
Family Households – 63.8%
Nonfamily Households – 36.2%

2016 Est. Average Household Income – $51,185
2016 Est. Median Household Income – $35,638

2016 Est. Civilian Employed Pop. 16+ by Occupation, Top 5
Construction – 13%
Management – 12.74%
Admin/Office Support – 12.05%
Sales/Related – 10.54%
Education/Training – 8.68%

2016 Est. Average Travel Time to Work – 16 min

2016 Est. Median All Owner-Occupied Housing Value – $67,311
2016 Est. Median Year Structure Built – 1963

 

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POPULATION 2010

City of Seymour:
2,740
Baylor County:
3,726

POPULATION BY AGE

Under 20
20-64
Over 65
689
1366
685

TOTAL HOUSEHOLDS

1202

Average Person/Household 2.23

HOUSING

1451

Labor Force Information

Employee Conditions:

Texas is a “Right to Work State.”

Baylor County has no labor unions.

Seymour (Baylor County) has a Workforce Center Mobile Unit in town on a regular monthly schedule. Information can be obtained from Seymour City Hall.

Employment in

Baylor County

Labor Force
1,959
Unemployed
82
% Unemployed
4.2
Total Employed
1,1877

Additional Information

OCCUPATION
Civilian employed population 16 years and over 981 +/-139 981 (X)
Management, business, science, and arts occupations 227 +/-73 23.1% +/-7.9
Service occupations 162 +/-85 16.5% +/-8.5
Sales and office occupations 294 +/-115 30.0% +/-9.7
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations 252 +/-84 25.7% +/-7.9
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 46 +/-34 4.7% +/-3.3
INDUSTRY
Civilian employed population 16 years and over 981 +/-139 981 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 46 +/-43 4.7% +/-4.3
Construction 127 +/-66 12.9% +/-6.7
Manufacturing 40 +/-42 4.1% +/-4.2
Wholesale trade 29 +/-32 3.0% +/-3.2
Retail trade 68 +/-53 6.9% +/-4.9
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 59 +/-51 6.0% +/-5.2
Information 21 +/-26 2.1% +/-2.7
Finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing 99 +/-54 10.1% +/-5.8
Professional, scientific, and management, and administrative and waste management services 71 +/-50 7.2% +/-4.9
Educational services, and health care and social assistance 248 +/-87 25.3% +/-7.6
Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation and food services 11 +/-13 1.1% +/-1.3
Other services, except public administration 78 +/-62 8.0% +/-6.1
Public administration 84 +/-50 8.6% +/-4.9
CLASS OF WORKER
Civilian employed population 16 years and over 981 +/-139 981 (X)
Private wage and salary workers 599 +/-140 61.1% +/-10.6
Government workers 258 +/-99 26.3% +/-9.7
Self-employed in own not incorporated business workers 124 +/-66 12.6% +/-6.3
Unpaid family workers 0 +/-13 0.0% +/-3.7
INCOME AND BENEFITS (IN 2012 INFLATION-ADJUSTED DOLLARS)
Total households 1,189 +/-119 1,189 (X)
Less than $10,000 105 +/-61 8.8% +/-4.7
$10,000 to $14,999 154 +/-52 13.0% +/-4.4
$15,000 to $24,999 112 +/-49 9.4% +/-4.0
$25,000 to $34,999 235 +/-83 19.8% +/-6.6
$35,000 to $49,999 193 +/-78 16.2% +/-6.1
$50,000 to $74,999 222 +/-95 18.7% +/-7.9
$75,000 to $99,999 108 +/-50 9.1% +/-4.4
$100,000 to $149,999 40 +/-28 3.4% +/-2.4
$150,000 to $199,999 11 +/-18 0.9% +/-1.5
$200,000 or more 9 +/-15 0.8% +/-1.3
Median household income (dollars) 34,710 +/-4,101 (X) (X)
Mean household income (dollars) 44,925 +/-5,991 (X) (X)
With earnings 749 +/-107 63.0% +/-7.1
Mean earnings (dollars) 42,397 +/-5,618 (X) (X)
With Social Security 550 +/-80 46.3% +/-6.1
Mean Social Security income (dollars) 16,748 +/-1,558 (X) (X)
With retirement income 323 +/-94 27.2% +/-7.6
Mean retirement income (dollars) 17,306 +/-4,112 (X) (X)

 

Range of Hourly Wages for Selective Occupations

RANGE OF HOURLY WAGES FOR SELECTIVE OCCUPATIONS (As of December 2007, for the North Texas Workforce Development Area, which includes Baylor Co.)

Start-up

Two Years Experience

l. Welder
$ 12.00
$ 22.00
2. Auto Mechanic
    14.00
    26.00
3. Warehouseman
      8.25
    12.50
4. Secretary
    10.00
    15.00
5. Machinist
    15.00
    22.00
6. Maintenance Technician
    11.00
    17.00
7. Heavy Equipment Operator
    14.00
    22.00
8. Nurse (Registered)
    21.00
    32.00
9. Accountant/Auditor
    14.00
    22.00
10. Electrician
    18.00
    28.00

 

Largest Local Employers

EMPLOYER

NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES

FULL TIME
PART TIME
Seymour ISD
92
0
Seymour Hospital/Clinic
110
0
CONTECH
60
0
City of Seymour
50-60
0
Community Care Center
32
0
Lawrence Brothers IGA
47
0
Baylor County
22
5
Snyder Steel Sales
21
0
BK Tri-County Electric
14
0
Montgomery Tractor
13
0
Seymour InterBank
12
0

 

Climate Totals and Averages

Annual high temperature: 76.5°F
Annual low temperature: 49.5°F
Average temperature: 63°F
Average annual precipitation – rainfall: 26.5 inch
Days per year with precipitation – rainfall: 59
Annual hours of sunshine: 12.6
Av. annual snowfall: 2.3 inch

Weather info provided by WeatherBase.

The Office of the State Climatologist in College Station, under the guidance of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, maintains 10-year intervals of weather compilations. For most recent interval as of January 1, 1993, the rainfall in the region averages 27.3 inches per year compared to the Texas average of 30.1 inches per year. The average growing season in the Baylor County region is 214 days. Texas is so climatically diverse that statewide averages are generally irrelevant as a means of comparison. The average temperature in January gathered by the Office of the State Climatologist ranges from 26 degrees to an average for July of 97 degrees. The Texas Department of Agriculture estimates the freeze dates range from Nov 3 to Apr 3.

Current and past climate information can be found at farmersalmanac.com and here.  Natural amenities of the area, according to the U.S. Department of Interior, reflect an overall percent of surface water of 3.4 percent compared to 2.5 percent statewide. The land surface form topography for the region is described as irregular plains. Considerably more detailed information can be found at TXPW and NetState.

 Crime Rate

Crime rates in Seymour by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Murders 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
per 100,000 33.6 32.9 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 37.6 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 0 0 0 0 3 1 5 4 0 0 1
per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 106.7 36.0 189.5 150.2 0.0 0.0 35.7
Robberies 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 3 2 0 2
per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 35.5 0.0 36.0 0.0 112.7 77.2 0.0 71.5
Assaults 13 14 11 9 12 N/A 8 16 11 21 9
per 100,000 437.1 461.0 389.0 319.1 426.9 N/A 303.1 600.8 424.7 829.1 321.7
Burglaries 14 9 13 24 21 11 32 15 12 8 10
per 100,000 470.7 296.3 459.7 851.1 747.1 395.5 1212.6 563.3 463.3 315.8 357.4
Thefts 37 29 26 59 39 55 40 39 15 23 27
per 100,000 1244.1 954.9 919.4 2092.2 1387.4 1977.7 1515.7 1464.5 579.2 908.0 965.0
Auto thefts 2 6 2 1 0 4 2 0 6 0 1
per 100,000 67.2 197.6 70.7 35.5 0.0 143.8 75.8 0.0 231.7 0.0 35.7
Arson 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 37.6 0.0 0.0 35.7
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S.  average = 319.1) 252.7 242.3 158.6 229.6 289.9 N/A 378.6 465.5 189.7 233.4 188.2

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General Overview

County:
Baylor
Type of Government:
General Law Type “A” City
Community Characteristics:
Crossroads:
Highways: 114; 277; 82; 183/283
Seymour Public Schools:
Major Agri crops:
Wheat & some cotton
Climate:
Average Temperature:
63º F
Average High Temperature:
76.5º F
Average Low Temperature:
49.5º F
Average Precipitation:
26.5 inches per year
Weather Information provided by Weatherbase. www.weatherbase.com
Cost of Living:
Compared to the rest of the country, Seymour’s cost of living is 30.69% Lower than the U.S. average. Housing average appraisal $42,660.
Median Income:
$ 28,269.00

Website Resources

Seymour ISD

Public School Budget 2007-2008: $6.216M

School
Level
Enrollment
Seymour Elementary
Pre-K thru 4th
229
Seymour Middle School
5th-8th
165
Seymour High School
9th-12th
180

Per Pupil Expenditures

District
State
$ 9,072
$ 7,446

Average Years Of Teachers’ Experience

District
State
13.8
11.3

State Rating:

Seymour Elementary: Recognized
Seymour Middle Campus: Recognized

ACT Mean Score

District
State
21.9
20.1

Teacher/Student Ratio:

State Ratio:
14.7 to 1
Seymour:
High:
9.5 to 1
Elementary:
13.1 to 1
Middle:
11.1 to 1

Foreign Languages Offered:

Spanish

Advanced Courses:

Anatomy and Physiology; Calculus; College Algebra; Statistics

Area Universities/Colleges

Midwestern State University*

Midwestern State University is located in Wichita Falls, Texas, 55 miles away. MSU is a university offering numerous degrees: Bachelors; Masters in Business; Education; Fine Arts; Health Sciences; Liberal Arts; and Sciences.

Vernon College*

Vernon Regional College, a 2 year college, is located in Vernon, Texas, 45 miles away with other campuses located in Wichita Falls, Texas. Vernon Regional College offers Associate Degrees in Arts and Science; Associate Degrees in Applied Science; Certificates of Completion within occupational areas; and/or upgradingskills/knowledge within a vocation.

*Both offer distance learning classes.