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Page Name: [463] Community Profile - Beeville and Bee County Type: c Blank:
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COMMUNITY PROFILE BEEVILLE AND BEE COUNTY, TEXAS  3/2004

  •  178 miles southwest of Houston

  • 138 miles northeast of Laredo

  •  50 miles north of Corpus Christi

  •  90 miles southeast of San Antonio

 Climate

 Climate

Annual

January

July

Temperature Averages: 

69

53

84

Average Rainfall

30

  

  

Average Snowfall

0

  

  

Prevailing Wind Direction:

Southeast

  

  

 

 

 

 

 Elevation: 225 ft. 

  • Sq. Miles in City: 5.75

  • Sq. Miles in County: 842

 Population

Population

1980

1990

2000

Bee County 

26,030

25,235

32,359

Beeville

14,575

13,547

13,129

Pawnee

  

  

201

Pettus

  

  

608

Skidmore

  

  

1,013

Tuleta

  

  

292

Tulsita

  

  

20

Tynan

  

  

301

 Municipal Government

Beeville has a Home Rule type of government with five councilmen (including the mayor), a city planning commission, a city master plan and zoning. Public safety services include 22 policemen, 15 police cars and regular night police patrol; a fire department with 70 volunteers, 11 vehicles. Fire protection services are provided to industry beyond corporate limits.

 Taxation

 

Rate per $100 Evaluation

City

.584 

County

.446262

School

1.59

Special Districts 

 

College

.177

Water District 

.220253

Fire Prevention Districts

.08

 Assessment Ratio to Current Evaluation 100 Percent

Total Effective Rate per $100 Current Value:   3.10

 Enterprise Zone - Yes

 Current Sales Tax:

Beeville (state, local & ED .0050)

 8.25 Percent

Bee County (state)

7.25 Percent

 Transportation

 Railroads:

None

Bus Lines:

Greyhound/Trailways

Motor Freight Lines:

  • Central Freight Lines

  • Lange Truck Lines

Express Services:

  • United Parcel Service

  • Federal Express

  • Airline Express

Highways:

  • US        181 (north-south)

  • US        59 (east-west)

  • IH         37 (19 miles to southwest)

Airlines:

The nearest airports with commercial service are Corpus Christi International and San Antonio International. Beeville Municipal Airport, 3 miles southwest of the City, is locally available. Municipally owned, it has a paved lighted primary runway 5,050 long and 75' wide. 

Industrial Property

 

#of Lots

Price range

Industrial Park

7

5,000 - 10,000

Undeveloped Park

42 acres

4,000 - 5,000

Chase Industrial Complex

(for info.
361-358-2023)

Utilities

Electricity:

  • Central Power & Light Company

  • San Patricio Electric Co-op

  • Distribution voltage 7.2/12 KV

Transmission lines (5) 69 KV

 Gas:

Centerpoint Energy, Entex, Inc.

Size of transmission lines

18"

Transmission line pressure

PSIG 600

Distribution pressure

PSIG 20

BTU rating (per Cubic foot)

50 Average 1,050

 Telephone:

  • Southwestern Bell Telephone Company

  • Local service

  • Direct distance dialing

  • Data processing circuits

  • Wide area telephone service (WATS)

  • AT&T and other long distance companies service  

Water:

 Source - Lake Corpus Christi

Gallons

Maximum system capacity (daily)

7,000,000

Maximum daily use

6,000,000

Overhead storage capacity

1,200,000

Ground storage capacity

3,500,000

Size to mains

2" to 10"

System looped

Yes

Pressure of mains

40 - 50 PSIG average

 Sewer:

Treatment plant

Active Sludge (Oxidation Ditch) - two stage

Maximum daily capacity

3,000,000

 Solid Waste Disposal:

Limited municipal service; contract service by Browning Ferris Inc.

Industrial pickups are Daily 

Educational Facilities

 

Public 

  Parochial Private

 Student Teacher Ratio

Beeville:

 

 

 

Elementary Schools

5

3

20-1

Intermediate School

1

0

20-1

Junior High Schools

1

0

20-1

High Schools

1

1

20.1

Total Students

3800

600

 

 Higher Educational Facilities:

Coastal Bend College 361-358-2838

Adult Education Programs:

Conducted by public schools and Coastal Bend College. Basic education and preparation programs toward obtaining GED Certificate.

Vocational Training:

Public school programs in Agriculture, auto mechanics, wood-working, homemaking, printing, office training, drafting, welding and handicapped. Special programs available through Coastal Bend Workforce Network. 

Recreational, Social & Cultural Facilities

Public Parks

8

Public Swimming Pools

1

Public Golf Courses

1 Beasley Municipal Golf Course

Private Golf Courses

1 Beeville Country Club

Tennis Courts

8

Theaters

1

Youth Centers

1  Beeville Boys & Girls Club

 

 

Auditoriums

3 City, High School, College

Libraries

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