Alba, Texas

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Population in 2013: 506 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +17.7%
 
Males: 252  (49.9%)
Females: 254  (50.1%)
Median resident age:  32.6 years
Texas median age:  34.0 years

Zip codes: 75410.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $30,509 (it was $23,438 in 2000)
Alba:

$30,509
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $15,387 (it was $13,675 in 2000)

Alba town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $71,376 (it was $42,700 in 2000)
Alba:

$71,376
TX:

$132,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $124,011; Detached houses: $132,990; Mobile homes: $49,679

Median gross rent in 2013: $646.

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  • Races in Alba, TX (2010)

    Alba races chart
    • 44888.9%White alone
    • 377.3%Hispanic
    • 102.0%American Indian alone
    • 71.4%Two or more races
    • 20.4%Black alone

Races in Alba detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Alba: 80.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (23.3%), Irish (21.7%), English (15.2%), United States (8.4%), Scottish (5.4%), Portuguese (3.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 451 feet

Land area: 1.11 square miles.

Population density: 456 people per square mile   (low).

Alba,TX real estate house value index trend

Alba, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Alba:

  • High school or higher: 88.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.5%
  • Unemployed: 6.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Alba town:

  • Never married: 22.2%
  • Now married: 50.0%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 18.5%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Alba, Texas as of September 04, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Alba to the number of sex offenders is 56 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $983 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,828 (2.2%)

Alba satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tyler, TX (37.2 miles , pop. 83,650).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Garland, TX (58.7 miles , pop. 215,768).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (67.0 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Grand Saline, TX (3.0 miles ), Emory, TX (3.1 miles ), Yantis, TX (3.2 miles ), Quitman, TX (3.3 miles ), Mineola, TX (3.5 miles ), Fruitvale, TX (3.5 miles ), Seymore, TX (3.9 miles ), Edgewood, TX (4.0 miles ).

Latitude: 32.79 N, Longitude: 95.63 W

Area code: 903

Alba household income distribution Alba home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.6%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -60 (-12.2%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (36%)
  • Construction (31%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
  • Educational services (31%)
  • Retail trade (26%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (31%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (26%)
  • Management occupations (19%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Transportation occupations (3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (2%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (31%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Production occupations (20%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (11%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (4%)
  • Community and social service occupations (2%)

Work and jobs in Alba: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Alba, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Alba-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 119% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/3/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 0.6 miles away from the Alba town center .

On 5/3/1979, a category F3 tornado 6.7 miles away from the town center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Alba-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 137.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 298.4 miles away from Alba center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 256.2 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 258.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1995 at 15:51:39, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 177.5 miles away from Alba center
On 5/31/1997 at 03:26:41, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 33.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Wood County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Fires: 3, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Alba topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Alba:

  • ANDERSON NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; GRAND SALINE, TX)
  • COZBY GERMANY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 10 miles away; GRAND SALINE, TX)
  • SENIOR SUITE CARE AND REHAB, LLC (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; EMORY, TX)
  • VILLAGE MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; QUITMAN, TX)
  • EAST TEXAS MEDICAL CENTER QUITMAN (Hospital, about 11 miles away; QUITMAN, TX)
  • THE HERITAGE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; QUITMAN, TX)
  • RCG MINEOLA DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; MINEOLA, TX)

Amtrak station near Alba:

  • 13 miles: MINEOLA (115 E. FRONT ST.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Alba:

  • Texas A & M University-Commerce (about 36 miles; Commerce, TX; Full-time enrollment: 8,890)
  • Tyler Junior College (about 38 miles; Tyler, TX; FT enrollment: 8,104)
  • The University of Texas at Tyler (about 40 miles; Tyler, TX; FT enrollment: 5,774)
  • Trinity Valley Community College (about 44 miles; Athens, TX; FT enrollment: 5,333)
  • Northeast Texas Community College (about 49 miles; Mount Pleasant, TX; FT enrollment: 2,320)
  • Kilgore College (about 53 miles; Kilgore, TX; FT enrollment: 3,127)
  • LeTourneau University (about 58 miles; Longview, TX; FT enrollment: 2,357)

Public high schools in Alba:

Public elementary/middle school in Alba:

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Notable location: Alba Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Wood County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Alba and their reported violations in the past:

BRIGHT STAR SALEM SUD 2 (Population served: 318, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-01-2014, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In SEP-29-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-19-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-19-2013), St Public Notif received (MAR-08-2013)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Alba that have no violations reported:

  • BRIGHT STAR-SALEM SUD (Population served: 5,871, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 40.8%
(39.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  66.0%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  2.0%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Alba compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.6
Texas average:

14.4

Alba travel time to work - commute Alba mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (73%)
  • Utility gas (24%)
  • Wood (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Alba town (based on Wood County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant17,38259
Mainline Protestant2,99620
Catholic2,6843
Black Protestant8295
Other4453
None17,628-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Wood County:

1.20 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Wood County:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Wood County:

5.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 25
Here:

5.98 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.3%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Wood County:

27.5%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.7%
State:

15.7%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$1,987$23,8440$0
Judicial and Legal 2$5,297$31,7821$2,280
Police Protection - Officers 2$6,258$37,5481$2,690
Sewerage 3$8,467$33,8680$0
Totals for Government 8$22,009$33,0142$4,970

Alba government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $223,000 ($440.71)
    Police Protection: $57,000 ($112.65)
    Regular Highways: $7,000 ($13.83)
    Fire Protection: $6,000 ($11.86)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $90,000 ($177.87)

Alba government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $196,000 ($387.35)
  • Tax - Property: $87,000 ($171.94)
    Total General Sales: $51,000 ($100.79)
    Public Utilities: $13,000 ($25.69)

Alba government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $92,000 ($181.82)

7.65% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,621 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.65%
Texas average:

7.14%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Smith County, TX  0.86% ($29,142 average AGI)
from Dallas County, TX  0.80% ($54,937)
from Tarrant County, TX  0.40% ($60,418)


6.91% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,651 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.91%
Texas average:

6.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Smith County, TX  1.11% ($30,575 average AGI)
to Hopkins County, TX  0.47% ($31,785)
to Dallas County, TX  0.46% ($39,349)

Strongest AM radio stations in Alba:

  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KOFY (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GILMER, TX; Owner: JERRY RUSSELL D/B/A THE RUSSELL COMPANY)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTBB (600 AM; 5 kW; TYLER, TX; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KAAM (770 AM; 10 kW; GARLAND, TX; Owner: DONTRON, INC.)
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)

Strongest FM radio stations in Alba:

  • KMOO-FM (96.7 FM; MINEOLA, TX; Owner: HIGHTOWER RADIO, INC.)
  • KLTY (94.9 FM; ARLINGTON, TX; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA OF TEXAS, LLC)
  • KVNE (89.5 FM; TYLER, TX; Owner: EDUC. RADIO FOUND. OF E. TEXAS, INC.)
  • KKUS (104.1 FM; TYLER, TX; Owner: WALLER MEDIA, LLC)
  • KOOI (106.5 FM; JACKSONVILLE, TX; Owner: WALLER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KWNS (104.7 FM; WINNSBORO, TX; Owner: RICHARD E. FOSTER)
  • KYKX (105.7 FM; LONGVIEW, TX; Owner: WALLER MEDIA, LLC)
  • KRVA-FM (107.1 FM; CAMPBELL, TX; Owner: FIRST BROADCASTING INVESTMENT PARTNERS, LLC)
  • KDOK (92.1 FM; TYLER, TX; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Alba:

  • KLTV (Channel 7; TYLER, TX; Owner: CIVCO, INC.)
  • KTAQ (Channel 47; GREENVILLE, TX; Owner: MIKE SIMONS)
  • KETK-TV (Channel 56; JACKSONVILLE, TX; Owner: KETK LICENSEE L.P.)

Alba fatal accident list:

May 11, 2002 06:00 PM, Us-69, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Sep 2, 1995 11:30 AM, 69, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Alba)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • City Hall (Lat: 32.791806 Lon: -95.632194), Call Sign: KNDE724
    Assigned Frequencies: 37.2600 MHz, 153.860 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/23/2012, Expiration Date: 06/29/2022
    Registrant: City Of Alba, Alba, TX 75410, Phone: (903) 765-3300, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • Alba, TX, Lat: 32.791111 Lon: -95.635000, Call Sign: WQCP344
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.356 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/21/2005, Expiration Date: 04/21/2015, Certifier: Wanda Gaby
    Registrant: Itron, Inc., 2818 N. Sullivan Rd., Spokane, WA 99216, Phone: (509) 891-3636, Fax: (509) 891-3334, Email:
  • LAKE FORK, 990 Cr 1540 (Lat: 32.837000 Lon: -95.605722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 82.3 m, Call Sign: WQIW313
    Assigned Frequencies: 6805.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/02/2008, Expiration Date: 06/02/2018, Certifier: James A Larsen
    Registrant: City Of Dallas, 3131 Dawson Street, Dallas, TX 75226, Phone: (214) 670-7999, Fax: (214) 670-7366, Email:
  • Alba, Lat: 32.792500 Lon: -95.638972, Type: Ltower, Structure height: 56.7 m, Call Sign: WQPH984
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/24/2012, Expiration Date: 05/24/2022, Certifier: Steven Steele
    Registrant: Herman & Whiteaker, LLC, Bethesda, MD 20827, Phone: (202) 600-7273, Fax: (202) 706-6056, Email:
  • Bright Star, Lat: 32.793250 Lon: -95.595361, Type: Tank, Structure height: 54.6 m, Overall height: 56.3 m, Call Sign: WQPH984
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/24/2012, Expiration Date: 05/24/2022, Certifier: Steven Steele
    Registrant: Herman & Whiteaker, LLC, Bethesda, MD 20827, Phone: (202) 600-7273, Fax: (202) 706-6056, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • 2712 N Fm17 (Lat: 32.838000 Lon: -95.631528), Type: Building, Structure height: 4 m, Overall height: 6 m, Call Sign: WPXI872, Licensee ID: L00661885
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.500 MHz, 156.350 MHz, 156.900 MHz, 156.950 MHz, 156.550 MHz, 156.800 MHz, 156.450 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/15/2003, Expiration Date: 04/15/2013, Certifier: Donald S Wilson
    Registrant: Axoltl, Inc. D/B/A/ Lake Fork Fisherman\'s Cove Marina

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Alba)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Alba)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 10
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Alba

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Alba, TX
Most common first names in Alba, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James4873.1 years
William2674.6 years
John2377.8 years
Charles2071.4 years
Mary1378.2 years
Billy1266.2 years
Robert1174.5 years
Roy1079.8 years
Thomas1076.9 years
Bobby964.5 years
Most common last names in Alba, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Hill1471.6 years
Hass1373.5 years
Mckenzie1281.9 years
Williams1174.4 years
Taylor1173.8 years
Pope1081.2 years
Galyean1081.7 years
Jones979.7 years
Sherwood970.3 years
Brown977.7 years
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