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Population in 2012: 502 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +16.7%
 

Males: 266  (53.1%)
Females: 236  (46.9%)

Median resident age:  37.2 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 75410.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $30,940 (it was $23,438 in 2000)
Alba:

$30,940
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,550

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $75,703 (it was $42,700 in 2000)
Alba:

$75,703
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $121,713; Detached houses: $136,706; Mobile homes: $40,000

Median gross rent in 2012: $614.

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  • White alone - 448 (88.9%)
  • Hispanic - 37 (7.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 10 (2.0%)
  • Two or more races - 7 (1.4%)
  • Black alone - 2 (0.4%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Alba: 78.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (25.2%), English (20.0%), Irish (18.6%), United States (7.7%), Scottish (6.0%), Scotch-Irish (2.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 451 feet

Land area: 1.11 square miles.

Population density: 453 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Alba:

  • High school or higher: 85.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 17.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Alba town:

  • Never married: 26.9%
  • Now married: 50.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 15.8%

3 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.7%
Texas:  16.4%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Alba, Texas as of August 23, 2014.
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 2012: $967 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,614 (2.0%)

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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

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.1%
Texas:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -60 (-12.2%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (37%)
  • Construction (22%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (16%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (3%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
  • Educational services (46%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (14%)
  • Carpenters (12%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (11%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (10%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (9%)
  • Cashiers (8%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6%)
  • Personal appearance workers (6%)

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Tornado activity:

Alba-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 225% 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 below Texas state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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
On 10/31/2008 at 05:01:54, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 81.1 miles away from Alba center
On 4/22/2005 at 05:17:04, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 99.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

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).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Alba:

  • ANDERSON NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; GRAND SALINE, TX)
  • COZBY GERMANY HOSPITAL (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Proprietary, provides emergency services, about 10 miles away; GRAND SALINE, TX)
  • SENIOR SUITE CARE AND REHAB, LLC (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; EMORY, TX)

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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 35 miles; Commerce, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,138)
  • Tyler Junior College (about 38 miles; Tyler, TX; FT enrollment: 6,186)
  • The University of Texas at Tyler (about 41 miles; Tyler, TX; FT enrollment: 4,172)
  • Trinity Valley Community College (about 44 miles; Athens, TX; FT enrollment: 2,707)
  • Kilgore College (about 53 miles; Kilgore, TX; FT enrollment: 2,977)
  • LeTourneau University (about 58 miles; Longview, TX; FT enrollment: 3,187)
  • Eastfield College (about 60 miles; Mesquite, TX; FT enrollment: 3,140)

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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 that have no violations reported:

  • BRIGHT STAR SALEM WSC (Population served: 5196, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 30.8%
(29.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Alba, TX

Alba compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above 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 below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Alba travel time to work - commute


Alba mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (75%)
  • Utility gas (22%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 62.24%
Here62.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChurches of Christ
Adherents44.2%24.9%10.6%5.2%4.2%
Congregations20.7%26.1%16.3%2.2%10.9%
NameAssemblies of GodChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)LDS (Mormon) Church Charismatic Churches IndependentOther
Adherents3.2%2.2%1.4%1.3%2.9%
Congregations7.6%4.3%1.1%1.1%9.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Wood County:

1.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Wood County:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

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

5.98 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

11.3%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Wood County:

27.5%
State:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Wood County:

11.7%
State:

15.7%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$2,533$30,3961$115
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$400
Police Protection - Officers 2$5,714$34,2840$0
Sewerage 2$5,471$32,8261$388
Totals for Government 5$13,718$32,9233$903

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $223,000 ($444.22)
    Police Protection: $57,000 ($113.55)
    Regular Highways: $7,000 ($13.94)
    Fire Protection: $6,000 ($11.95)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $90,000 ($179.28)

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

  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $196,000 ($390.44)
  • Tax - Property: $87,000 ($173.31)
    Total General Sales: $51,000 ($101.59)
    Public Utilities: $13,000 ($25.90)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $92,000 ($183.27)

10.33% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($44,661 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.33%
Texas average:

8.37%

0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($255 average AGI)
Wood County:

0.08%
Texas average:

0.20%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Dallas County, TX  1.05% ($58,136 average AGI)
from Smith County, TX  0.95% ($36,725)
from Upshur County, TX  0.89% ($47,205)


7.59% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,873 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.59%
Texas average:

7.44%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Smith County, TX  1.26% ($28,890 average AGI)
to Hopkins County, TX  0.47% ($35,456)
to Dallas County, TX  0.40% ($29,510)

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 drivers: 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:

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  • 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


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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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