Beckville, Texas

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Population in 2012: 852 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +13.3%
 
Males: 323  (37.9%)
Females: 529  (62.1%)
Median resident age:  32.7 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 75631.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $47,524 (it was $29,583 in 2000)
Beckville:

$47,524
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,455 (it was $12,818 in 2000)

Beckville city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $67,325 (it was $40,000 in 2000)
Beckville:

$67,325
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $66,130; Detached houses: $72,122; Mobile homes: $36,833

Median gross rent in 2012: $558.

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Beckville races chart
  • White alone - 506 (59.7%)
  • Black alone - 202 (23.8%)
  • Hispanic - 117 (13.8%)
  • Two or more races - 16 (1.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (0.5%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.1%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Beckville: 79.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (8.1%), Irish (5.5%), English (3.6%), United States (2.5%), Italian (2.3%), Subsaharan African (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 1.21 square miles.

Population density: 703 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

Beckville,TX real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Beckville:

  • High school or higher: 87.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Beckville city:

  • Never married: 21.8%
  • Now married: 57.2%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 12.9%

92 residents are foreign born

This city:  11.0%
Texas:  16.4%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Beckville, Texas as of January 27, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Beckville to the number of sex offenders is 213 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $653 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $563 (0.7%)

Beckville satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Longview, TX (25.4 miles , pop. 73,344).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (42.9 miles , pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (141.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Tatum, TX (2.5 miles ), Carthage, TX (3.0 miles ), Easton, TX (3.6 miles ), Lake Cherokee, TX (3.7 miles ), Pinehill, TX (3.8 miles ), Long Branch-Dotson, TX (3.8 miles ), Gary City, TX (3.9 miles ), De Berry-Deadwood, TX (4.2 miles ).

Latitude: 32.24 N, Longitude: 94.45 W

Area code: 903

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

4.2%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -32 (-4.1%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (25%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (17%)
  • Other services, except public administration (15%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Utilities (10%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Finance and insurance (20%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (11%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (11%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)

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

Average climate in Beckville, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Beckville-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 130% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/18/1954, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.6 miles away from the Beckville city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 2/12/1950, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 32.6 miles away from the city center killed 18 people and injured 77 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Beckville-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 80% 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 202.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 240.3 miles away from Beckville 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 242.7 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 371.6 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 333.5 miles away from Beckville center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 397.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Panola County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Fires: 3, Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Beckville topographic map

Birthplace of: Demorrio Williams - 2005 NFL player (Atlanta Falcons, born: Jul 6, 1980).

Hospitals and medical centers in Beckville:

  • EVERGREEN GRANDBLUFF COMMUNITY HOME (2944 MARSHALL RD)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Beckville:

  • EVERGREEN SUCCESS STREET COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 9 miles away; CARTHAGE, TX)
  • ETMC CARTHAGE Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; CARTHAGE, TX)
  • CARTHAGE LTC PARTNERS, INC (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; CARTHAGE, TX)
  • PANOLA NH (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; CARTHAGE, TX)
  • CARTHAGE HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; CARTHAGE, TX)
  • LEISURE LODGE CARTHAGE (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; CARTHAGE, TX)
  • CARTHAGE DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; CARTHAGE, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Beckville:

  • LeTourneau University (about 23 miles; Longview, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,357)
  • Kilgore College (about 27 miles; Kilgore, TX; FT enrollment: 3,127)
  • Southern University at Shreveport (about 42 miles; Shreveport, LA; FT enrollment: 2,277)
  • Louisiana State University-Shreveport (about 46 miles; Shreveport, LA; FT enrollment: 3,159)
  • Stephen F Austin State University (about 47 miles; Nacogdoches, TX; FT enrollment: 11,542)
  • The University of Texas at Tyler (about 47 miles; Tyler, TX; FT enrollment: 5,774)
  • Tyler Junior College (about 49 miles; Tyler, TX; FT enrollment: 8,104)

Public high school in Beckville:

Public elementary/middle school in Beckville:

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Notable location: Beckville Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 82.5. This is about average.

City:

82.5
U.S.:

74.2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 5.07. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 17.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.07
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.77. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.77
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 29.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 12.3. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 17.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.3
U.S.:

9.1
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 16.7%
(7.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.0% for Black residents, 54.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 50.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.7 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  73.4%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.7%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Beckville compared to Texas state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (57%)
  • Utility gas (40%)
  • Wood (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Beckville city (based on Panola County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 56.13%
Here: 56.1%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchAmerican Baptist AssociationCatholic Church
Adherents38.7%21.3%15.9%11.3%4.6%
Congregations22.5%14.1%18.3%19.7%2.8%
NameChurches of ChristNational Association of Free Will BaptistsAssemblies of GodChristian Churches and Churches of ChristOther
Adherents3.0%1.6%1.3%0.9%1.2%
Congregations7.0%5.6%4.2%1.4%4.2%
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: 4
Panola County:

1.74 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Panola County:

2.62 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Panola County:

6.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Here:

3.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.5%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Panola County:

28.7%
Texas:

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

12.7%
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
Other Government Administration 1$2,640$31,6801$760
Water Supply 1$3,100$37,2001$686
Totals for Government 2$5,740$34,4402$1,446

7.07% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 200536,053 ($ average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.07%
Texas average:

8.37%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Shelby County, TX  0.67% ($57,019 average AGI)
from Harrison County, TX  0.46% ($29,722)
from Gregg County, TX  0.42% ($28,182)


6.32% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 200635,127 ($ average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.32%
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 Gregg County, TX  0.69% ($29,623 average AGI)
to Harrison County, TX  0.58% ($33,556)
to Shelby County, TX  0.49% ($27,342)

Strongest AM radio stations in Beckville:

  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KGAS (1590 AM; 3 kW; CARTHAGE, TX; Owner: JERRY T. HANSZEN)
  • KOFY (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GILMER, TX; Owner: JERRY RUSSELL D/B/A THE RUSSELL COMPANY)
  • KWRD (1470 AM; 5 kW; HENDERSON, TX; Owner: JERRY RUSSELL D/B/A THE RUSSELL COMPANY)
  • KTBB (600 AM; 5 kW; TYLER, TX; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KEES (1430 AM; 5 kW; GLADEWATER, TX; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KPYN (900 AM; 10 kW; ATLANTA, TX; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KOKA (980 AM; 5 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS - SHREVEPORT, LLC)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Beckville:

  • KGAS-FM (104.3 FM; CARTHAGE, TX; Owner: HANSZEN BROADCASTING)
  • KNUE (101.5 FM; TYLER, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRMD-FM (101.1 FM; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KYKX (105.7 FM; LONGVIEW, TX; Owner: WALLER MEDIA, LLC)
  • KXAL-FM (100.3 FM; TATUM, TX; Owner: HUNT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTUX (98.9 FM; CARTHAGE, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KPXI (100.7 FM; OVERTON, TX; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA OF TEXAS, LLC)
  • KOOI (106.5 FM; JACKSONVILLE, TX; Owner: WALLER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRUF (94.5 FM; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKTX-FM (96.1 FM; KILGORE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KXKS-FM (93.7 FM; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMHT-FM (103.9 FM; MARSHALL, TX; Owner: HANSZEN BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • KDAQ (89.9 FM; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: BD. SUP. LA ST. UNIV. & AGRIC. MECH.)
  • KIXK (99.3 FM; WHITE OAK, TX; Owner: REYNOLDS RADIO, INC.)
  • KCUL-FM (92.3 FM; MARSHALL, TX; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS CORP.-NY)

TV broadcast stations around Beckville:

  • KTBS-TV (Channel 3; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: KTBS, INC.)
  • KFXK (Channel 51; LONGVIEW, TX; Owner: WARWICK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KMSS-TV (Channel 33; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: COMCORP OF TEXAS LICENSE CORP.)
  • KSLA-TV (Channel 12; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: KSLA, LLC)
  • KSHV (Channel 45; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: WHITE KNIGHT BROADCASTING OF SHREVEPORT LIC. CORP.)
  • KLSB-TV (Channel 19; NACOGDOCHES, TX; Owner: KLSB ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • KLPN-LP (Channel 58; LONGVIEW, TX; Owner: WARWICK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KTAL-TV (Channel 6; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF LOUISIANA, LLC)
  • KETK-TV (Channel 56; JACKSONVILLE, TX; Owner: KETK LICENSEE L.P.)
  • KLTS-TV (Channel 24; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • K59GO (Channel 59; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

Beckville fatal accident list:

Aug 1, 1983 01:10 PM, 149, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Jun 25, 1981 05:05 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Beckville)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Fm257 .8 Mi E Of Int Fm257 & Fm124 (Lat: 32.230722 Lon: -94.473806), Type: Tower, Structure height: 77 m, Overall height: 83 m, Call Sign: WNUT841
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.525 MHz, 462.525 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/30/2003, Expiration Date: 11/24/2013, Certifier: Dennis Skruhak
    Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street, Nw, Suite 500 W, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4100, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • Lat: 31.249167 Lon: -94.456111, Call Sign: WQBG608
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.930 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/30/2004, Expiration Date: 09/30/2014, Certifier: Gene Mothershed
    Registrant: Teletouch Corporation, 418 Lake Lamond Rd., Longview, TX 75604, Phone: (903) 757-3666, Fax: (903) 757-5104

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: K5CDS, Licensee ID: L00284089
    Grant Date: 09/13/2000, Expiration Date: 12/04/2010, Cancellation Date: 12/05/2012
    Registrant: Gordon E Emmons, 216 Cr 283, Beckville, TX 75631
  • Call Sign: KB5WQA
    Grant Date: 03/10/1998, Expiration Date: 02/15/2004, Cancellation Date: 02/16/2006
    Registrant: Toby L Eastland, Rt 1 Box 307, Beckville, TX 75631-9768
  • Call Sign: N5RRG, Previous Call Sign: KA5NJO, Licensee ID: L00347693
    Grant Date: 04/09/2011, Expiration Date: 04/19/2021
    Registrant: Marlin D Ross, 5923 Fm 124 W, Beckville, TX 75631
  • Call Sign: W5AIN
    Grant Date: 04/04/1989, Expiration Date: 04/04/1999, Cancellation Date: 04/05/2001
    Registrant: John K Malmin, Box 74, Beckville, TX 75631
  • Call Sign: WA5ROI, Licensee ID: L00547835
    Grant Date: 07/12/2006, Expiration Date: 10/10/2016, Certifier: Grady S Kyle
    Registrant: Grady S Kyle, 6247 Fm 124 W, Beckville, TX 75631
  • Call Sign: KE5AVQ, Licensee ID: L00839740
    Grant Date: 03/31/2004, Expiration Date: 03/31/2014, Certifier: Henry L Wyatt
    Registrant: Henry L Wyatt, 569 Monroe St, Beckville, TX 75631

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 13
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Beckville, TX
Most common first names in Beckville, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James2476.5 years
William2277.9 years
John1674.6 years
Willie1073.8 years
Thomas1073.9 years
Robert968.9 years
Annie982.7 years
Roy776.0 years
Mary783.0 years
Joseph673.5 years
Most common last names in Beckville, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams2072.6 years
Metcalf1976.8 years
Adams1474.1 years
Jones1476.3 years
Smith1379.4 years
Ross1373.3 years
Harris1274.3 years
Hicks1173.8 years
Martin1078.2 years
Weaver1073.2 years
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