Profile for San Angelo, Texas, TX
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San Angelo is a city in Tom Green County.
It is the county seat.
The latitude of San Angelo is 31.463N. The longitude is -100.436W.
It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,844 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 87,922.
Median household income
$41,994Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census BureauFor more census details and comparisons, see our San Angelo demographic reports
San Angelo is at the junction of the North and South Concho rivers.
The community grew up around Fort Concho, which was once home to the Buffalo Soldiers.
Patients suffering from tuberculosis came here in the early 1900s to recuperate.
Known for pearls found in the Concho River; a permit is required to retrieve them.
Public transportation: Concho Valley Transit District (See the transit and travel sections below.)
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 407. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 4.6 per 1,000 people.
Ranked 45 among Best Smaller Places, Forbes magazine, May 2000
Well-known residents have included:
· Greg Maddux, baseball player
National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Local festivals include:
- Concho Valley Bluegrass Festival - May 18-19, 2007
- Texas Mesquite Art Festival - April 20-22, 2007
- Festival on the Concho - June 8-10, 2007
- San Angelo Stock Show & Rodeo - Feb. 15-24, 2007
Dates often change. Check San Angelo web sites and events links in the sections below.
Performing arts: San Angelo Symphony
Nearby parks & recreation:
San Angelo State Park, El Paseo de Santa Angela (trail), Concho River Walk, San Angelo Nature Center
Sports teams: Stampede Express (Intense Football League), Colts (United League Baseball)
Historic sites and museums: E.H. Danner Museum of Telephony, Fort Concho, Historic Orient-Santa Fe Depot, Robert Wood Johnson Museum of Frontier Medicine, Miss Hattie's Museum
Colleges and universities:
Angelo State University, Howard College
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)
Gays & lesbians
National index: 100
Local index: 70
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Ancestry & family history
13% of San Angelo residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the San Angelo ancestry & family history guide.
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Recommendations: Fort Concho
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in San Angelo was $17,289, compared with $21,587 nationally.
20% of San Angelo residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
San Angelo festival dates:
Fairs, festivals & other events
- San Angelo Stock Show & Rodeo - F
- Texas Mesquite Art Festival - A
- Concho Valley Bluegrass Festival - M
- Festival on the Concho - J
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
San Angelo festival web sites:
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Historic districts in San Angelo include Fort Concho Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in San Angelo, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $396. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $747.
Libraries in San Angelo include Angelo West Branch Library, North Angelo Branch Library, Tom Green County Library System ... View libraries
Newspapers in San Angelo include San Angelo Standard-Times
TV stations in San Angelo include KIDY, KLST, KSAN.
National Public Radio programming is carried locally by KUTX.
Tom Green County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our San Angelo political report.
The average commute time for San Angelo workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 15 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in San Angelo between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.7 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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