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Riesel is a city in McLennan County, in the Waco metro area.
The latitude of Riesel is 31.474N. The longitude is -96.923W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 505 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 973.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Riesel demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the McLennan County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 76682 ZIP code.
39% of Riesel residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Riesel ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Riesel was $15,315, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of Riesel residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Riesel, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $370. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $679.
McLennan County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Riesel political report.
The average commute time for Riesel workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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