Big Sandy, Texas

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Population in 2013: 1,358 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +5.4%
 
Males: 609  (44.9%)
Females: 749  (55.1%)
Median resident age:  27.6 years
Texas median age:  34.0 years

Zip codes: 75755.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $34,716 (it was $25,284 in 2000)
Big Sandy:

$34,716
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $17,772 (it was $14,989 in 2000)

Big Sandy town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $88,785 (it was $53,300 in 2000)
Big Sandy:

$88,785
TX:

$132,000

Median gross rent in 2013: $670.

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  • Races in Big Sandy, TX (2010)

    Big Sandy races chart
    • 1,06879.5%White alone
    • 17613.1%Black alone
    • 735.4%Hispanic
    • 171.3%Two or more races
    • 70.5%Asian alone
    • 10.07%American Indian alone
    • 10.07%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Big Sandy: 80.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (12.8%), Scottish (8.9%), United States (6.8%), Irish (6.8%), English (5.9%), Welsh (3.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 1.64 square miles.

Population density: 830 people per square mile   (low).

Big Sandy,TX real estate house value index trend

Big Sandy, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Big Sandy:

  • High school or higher: 80.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.3%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Big Sandy town:

  • Never married: 31.7%
  • Now married: 45.5%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 13.8%

28 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.6%
Texas:

16.5%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 20 registered sex offenders living in Big Sandy, Texas as of July 27, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Big Sandy to the number of sex offenders is 68 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,493 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $921 (1.1%)

Big Sandy satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tyler, TX (20.5 miles , pop. 83,650).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (78.6 miles , pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (98.6 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Hawkins, TX (2.3 miles ), Winona, TX (2.7 miles ), Gladewater, TX (3.2 miles ), Holly Lake Ranch, TX (3.2 miles ), Union Grove, TX (3.4 miles ), Warren City, TX (3.5 miles ), Clarksville City, TX (3.6 miles ), Liberty City, TX (3.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $72,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $92,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 32.58 N, Longitude: 95.11 W

Area code: 903

Big Sandy household income distribution Big Sandy home values distribution

Crime rates in Big Sandy by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 000100010000N/A
per 100,000 0.00.00.074.40.00.00.073.90.00.00.00.0N/A
Robberies 0000002112000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0147.173.973.1148.40.00.00.0
Assaults 0025324311110
per 100,000 0.00.0150.4372.0221.1144.2294.1221.773.174.272.972.50.0
Burglaries 12191062237655641
per 100,000 911.21,412.6751.9446.41,621.2216.3514.7443.5365.5370.9437.6289.973.1
Thefts 153313301719160121553
per 100,000 1,139.02,453.5977.42,232.11,252.81,369.91,176.50.0877.274.2364.7362.3219.3
Auto thefts 3422101000100
per 100,000 227.8297.4150.4148.873.70.073.50.00.00.072.90.00.0
Arson 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 132.8229.8139.3277.3222.4102.8199.8163.1101.291.968.351.314.5

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Big Sandy detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.65
Texas average:

2.05
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.9%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +96 (+8.1%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (17%)
  • Wholesale trade (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Retail trade (27%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (12%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (29%)
  • Sales and related occupations (23%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (4%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Big Sandy, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Big Sandy-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 125% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/1/1988, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.5 miles away from the Big Sandy town center injured 9 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/3/1958, a category F3 tornado 17.4 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Big Sandy-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 162.5 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 330.1 miles away from Big Sandy center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 244.5 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 246.8 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 345.9 miles away from Big Sandy 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 208.2 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 Upshur County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Hurricanes: 4, Fires: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Big Sandy topographic map

Birthplace of: Henry Thomas (blues musician) - Country blues singer.

Hospitals and medical centers near Big Sandy:

  • WOODBINE COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 9 miles away; GLADEWATER, TX)
  • MEDICAL CENTER-GLADEWATER (Hospital, about 10 miles away; GLADEWATER, TX)
  • GLADEWATER MUNICIPAL HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; GLADEWATER, TX)
  • MONTE CARLO COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 10 miles away; GLADEWATER, TX)
  • TENERY STREET COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 11 miles away; GLADEWATER, TX)
  • GLADEWATER HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; GLADEWATER, TX)
  • TEXAN NURSING AND REHAB OF GLADEWATER LLC (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; GLADEWATER, TX)

Airports located in Big Sandy:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Big Sandy:

  • Tyler Junior College (about 20 miles; Tyler, TX; Full-time enrollment: 8,104)
  • Kilgore College (about 21 miles; Kilgore, TX; FT enrollment: 3,127)
  • The University of Texas at Tyler (about 21 miles; Tyler, TX; FT enrollment: 5,774)
  • LeTourneau University (about 24 miles; Longview, TX; FT enrollment: 2,357)
  • Northeast Texas Community College (about 39 miles; Mount Pleasant, TX; FT enrollment: 2,320)
  • Trinity Valley Community College (about 52 miles; Athens, TX; FT enrollment: 5,333)
  • Texas A & M University-Commerce (about 65 miles; Commerce, TX; FT enrollment: 8,890)

Public high schools in Big Sandy:

Public elementary/middle schools in Big Sandy:

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

Churches in Big Sandy include: Bethel Church (A), Church of Christ (B), United Church of God (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Chilton Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Big Sandy Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Upshur 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 79.4. This is about average.

City:

79.4
U.S.:

74.2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 3.11. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.11
U.S.:

6.58

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 34.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.8
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 21.2%
(16.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.9% for Black residents, 17.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 53.7% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  59.1%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.8%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Big Sandy, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Big Sandy compared to Texas state average:

  • Unemployed 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Banks with branches in Big Sandy (2011 data):

  • Austin Bank, Texas National Association: Big Sandy Branch at Highway 80, branch established on 1947/10/06. Info updated 2010/10/14: Bank assets: $1,328.1 mil, Deposits: $1,154.0 mil, headquarters in Jacksonville, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 31 total offices, Holding Company: Jane Austin Chapman Limited Partnership, L.P.
  • The First National Bank of Gilmer: Big Sandy Branch at 910 West Broadway, branch established on 2000/02/09. Info updated 2012/01/04: Bank assets: $192.1 mil, Deposits: $166.8 mil, headquarters in Gilmer, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: First Gilmer Bankshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.4
Texas average:

14.4

Big Sandy travel time to work - commute Big Sandy mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (69%)
  • Utility gas (25%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Big Sandy town (based on Upshur County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant12,37760
Other4,0477
Mainline Protestant1,0918
Black Protestant8766
Catholic7432
None20,175-
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: 3
Upshur County:

0.79 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

0.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Upshur County:

0.79 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Upshur County:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Here:

3.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.8%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Upshur County:

28.3%
Texas:

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

14.6%
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$4,719$56,6280$0
Other Government Administration 1$2,999$35,9880$0
Police Protection - Officers 6$18,089$36,1780$0
Police - Other 1$2,701$32,4120$0
Sewerage 1$4,081$48,9720$0
Water Supply 4$11,564$34,6920$0
Totals for Government 14$44,153$37,8450$0

9.01% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,774 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.01%
Texas average:

7.14%

0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($252 average AGI)
Upshur County:

0.08%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Gregg County, TX  3.30% ($36,809 average AGI)
from Harrison County, TX  0.53% ($37,182)
from Smith County, TX  0.53% ($32,500)


8.61% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,002 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.61%
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 Gregg County, TX  2.91% ($34,077 average AGI)
to Smith County, TX  0.61% ($33,632)
to Harrison County, TX  0.50% ($34,508)

Strongest AM radio stations in Big Sandy:

  • KOFY (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GILMER, TX; Owner: JERRY RUSSELL D/B/A THE RUSSELL COMPANY)
  • KEES (1430 AM; 5 kW; GLADEWATER, TX; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTBB (600 AM; 5 kW; TYLER, TX; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • 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.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KZEY (690 AM; 1 kW; TYLER, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KWRD (1470 AM; 5 kW; HENDERSON, TX; Owner: JERRY RUSSELL D/B/A THE RUSSELL COMPANY)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Big Sandy:

  • KVNE (89.5 FM; TYLER, TX; Owner: EDUC. RADIO FOUND. OF E. TEXAS, INC.)
  • KYKX (105.7 FM; LONGVIEW, TX; Owner: WALLER MEDIA, LLC)
  • KFRO-FM (95.3 FM; GILMER, TX; Owner: WALLER MEDIA, LLC)
  • KTAA (90.7 FM; BIG SANDY, TX; Owner: INSTITUTE IN BASIC LIFE PRINCIPLES, INC.)
  • KBLZ (102.7 FM; WINONA, TX; Owner: S.O. 2,000, LC)
  • KNUE (101.5 FM; TYLER, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKTX-FM (96.1 FM; KILGORE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KIXK (99.3 FM; WHITE OAK, TX; Owner: REYNOLDS RADIO, INC.)
  • KTPB (88.7 FM; KILGORE, TX; Owner: KILGORE JUNIOR COLLEGE)
  • KOOI (106.5 FM; JACKSONVILLE, TX; Owner: WALLER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KGLY (91.3 FM; TYLER, TX; Owner: EDUC. RADIO FOUND. OF E. TEXAS, INC.)
  • KPXI (100.7 FM; OVERTON, TX; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA OF TEXAS, LLC)
  • KBJS (90.3 FM; JACKSONVILLE, TX; Owner: EAST TEXAS MEDIA ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • KTYL-FM (93.1 FM; TYLER, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KISX (107.3 FM; WHITEHOUSE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKUS (104.1 FM; TYLER, TX; Owner: WALLER MEDIA, LLC)
  • KDVE (103.1 FM; PITTSBURG, TX; Owner: ON-AIR FAMILY, LLC)
  • K243AE (96.5 FM; TYLER, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWNS (104.7 FM; WINNSBORO, TX; Owner: RICHARD E. FOSTER)
  • K259AQ (99.7 FM; TYLER, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Big Sandy:

  • KLTV (Channel 7; TYLER, TX; Owner: CIVCO, INC.)
  • KFXK (Channel 51; LONGVIEW, TX; Owner: WARWICK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KLPN-LP (Channel 58; LONGVIEW, TX; Owner: WARWICK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KETK-TV (Channel 56; JACKSONVILLE, TX; Owner: KETK LICENSEE L.P.)
  • KTPN-LP (Channel 48; TYLER, TX; Owner: WARWICK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KLSB-TV (Channel 19; NACOGDOCHES, TX; Owner: KLSB ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • K20DL (Channel 20; TYLER, TX; Owner: PROGRESSIVE CABLE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • KLGV-LP (Channel 10; LONGVIEW, TX; Owner: INTERNATIONAL BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Big Sandy fatal accident list:

Oct 9, 2006 05:45 PM, Us-80, Lat: 32.58347, Lon: -95.10536, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Sep 30, 1994 07:30 PM, 80, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Oct 26, 1992 08:00 PM, 155n, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 2, Drunken persons involved: 1
Feb 18, 1986 09:20 PM, 155south, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
May 11, 1985 00:50 AM, 80, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Mar 26, 1979 04:45 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Oct 15, 1976 09:45 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 7m23ftTotal length
  • 5,200Total average daily traffic
  • 572Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • Big Sandy Tank Farm Fm Hwy 155 2 Mi Sw (Lat: 32.563472 Lon: -95.140222), Call Sign: KTX850, Licensee ID: L00008706
    Assigned Frequencies: 49.0200 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/28/2000, Expiration Date: 02/14/2011, Cancellation Date: 09/05/2002
    Registrant: Chevron Usa Inc, 1001 G St Nw Ste 500 W, Washington, DC 20001
  • 212 Boulder (Lat: 32.597944 Lon: -95.107611), Type: Tank, Structure height: 39.6 m, Overall height: 42.5 m, Call Sign: WPUB748, Licensee ID: L00268142
    Assigned Frequencies: 854.862 MHz, 855.187 MHz, 858.312 MHz, 859.387 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/03/2012, Expiration Date: 01/30/2022, Certifier: Barbara Russell
    Registrant: American Electric Power Service Corp
  • Lat: 32.765000 Lon: -94.933611, Call Sign: WPZZ892
    Assigned Frequencies: 466.325 MHz, 469.975 MHz, 466.075 MHz, 469.150 MHz, 466.125 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/19/2004, Expiration Date: 04/19/2014, Certifier: John Bohannan
    Registrant: Inter-County Communs., Inc., 222 Linda Drive, Sulphur Springs, TX 75482, Phone: (903) 885-3101, Fax: (903) 885-3102, Email:
  • Lat: 32.503333 Lon: -95.503333, Call Sign: WQBA267
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.515 MHz, 159.525 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/07/2004, Expiration Date: 09/07/2014, Certifier: Brian South
    Registrant: Inter-County Communs., Inc., 222 Linda Drive, Sulphur Springs, TX 75482, Phone: (903) 885-3101, Fax: (903) 885-3102, Email:
  • Lat: 32.578472 Lon: -95.069944, Call Sign: WQFC302
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.655 MHz, 151.835 MHz, 151.865 MHz, 154.515 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/13/2006, Expiration Date: 06/13/2016, Certifier: Daniel Davies
    Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • Lat: 32.583694 Lon: -95.108667, Call Sign: WQLJ258, Licensee ID: L00582951
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.350 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/05/2010, Expiration Date: 02/05/2020, Certifier: Everett G Mcwilliams
    Registrant: City Of Big Sandy, Big Sandy, TX 75755, Phone: (903) 636-4343

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • ALERT, International A.L.E.R.T. Academy Bldg K01 (Lat: 32.580306 Lon: -95.072917), Type: Building, Structure height: 13.7 m, Overall height: 14.6 m, Call Sign: WMW901
    Assigned Frequencies: 949.500 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/28/1995, Expiration Date: 08/01/2013, Cancellation Date: 11/27/2012
    Registrant: Community Broadcasting, Inc., 10550 Barkley Suite 108, Overland Park, KS 66212, Phone: (913) 642-7770
  • STATION, Near The Sabine River Along St Hwy 155 About 2 Mi Sw Of (Lat: 32.567917 Lon: -95.139944), Overall height: 86.9 m, Call Sign: WHC710
    Assigned Frequencies: 1935.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/11/1994, Expiration Date: 05/11/1999, Cancellation Date: 10/15/1997
    Registrant: Phone: (415) 842-8850

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Ambassador Alert Private Airfield (Lat: 32.584861 Lon: -95.236889), Type: Building, Overall height: 7.7 m, Call Sign: KCP2
    Assigned Frequencies: 122.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/07/2005, Expiration Date: 08/31/2015
    Registrant: Legal Department, 707 W. Ogden Ave., Hinsdale, IL 60521-3069, Phone: (630) 323-9800, Fax: (630) 323-6394, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

83 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Big Sandy)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

11 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Big Sandy)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$56,4201$74,040
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9505.00

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 16
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Big Sandy

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Big Sandy, TX
Most common first names in Big Sandy, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James5674.0 years
William3277.0 years
Mary2979.5 years
John2669.7 years
Robert1773.1 years
Willie1580.6 years
Joseph1377.9 years
Helen1381.4 years
Charles1366.8 years
George1371.7 years
Most common last names in Big Sandy, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2471.6 years
Davis1975.5 years
Johnson1878.6 years
Gage1479.9 years
Brown1273.4 years
Marsh1273.2 years
Thompson1173.0 years
Miller1171.3 years
Baird1176.8 years
Green1076.6 years
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