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People

Total Population 1,896
Male Share of the Population 42.8%
Female Share of the Population 57.2%
Senior Citizens 13.3%
Employed Population 16+ 846
Age of the Population 33

Families

% of people married 53.1%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 24.5%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $68,194
% Above Poverty Level 87.2%
% Below Poverty Level 12.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 2.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.7%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 16.5%
Median Gross Rent $921
Median House Value $139,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 29.2%
US/American 0%
English 12.3%
Irish 13.9%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Lorena Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 12 miles S of Waco, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 83 miles N of Austin, Texas
County McLennan
Metro Area Waco
Standard Zip Codes 76655
Phone Area Codes 254
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 31.386
Longitude -97.215

Lorena Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station MCGREGOR
Distance 11.4 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 56 F
Apr Temp 53 to 77 F
Jul Temp 72 to 96 F
Oct Temp 56 to 79 F
Annual Precip 34.2 inches
Station TEMPLE
Distance 21.8 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 57 F
Apr Temp 54 to 77 F
Jul Temp 72 to 95 F
Oct Temp 56 to 80 F
Annual Precip 35.8 inches
Station MARLIN 3 NE
Distance 21.9 miles
Jan Temp 37 to 61 F
Apr Temp 56 to 79 F
Jul Temp 73 to 95 F
Oct Temp 57 to 82 F
Annual Precip 37.9 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Lorena, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Levi (76655)

Rosenthal (76655)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Beverly Hills 1,827 $36,205
Golinda 500 $45,000
Hewitt 14,022 $73,112

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Lorena High Schools

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254-857-4604
Serves 483 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14

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