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Median resident age:  45.3 years
Texas median age:  32.3 years

Zip code: 75977

Estimated median household income in 2012: $36,680 (it was $27,540 in 2000)
Burkeville:

$36,680
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,174

Burkeville CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $83,188 (it was $46,800 in 2000)
Burkeville:

$83,188
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $96,515; Detached houses: $121,782; Mobile homes: $34,968; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $28,617

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Burkeville races chart
  • White alone - 1,657 (76.2%)
  • Black alone - 437 (20.1%)
  • Hispanic - 44 (2.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 19 (0.9%)
  • Two or more races - 14 (0.6%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (0.09%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 2 (0.09%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Burkeville: 125.5 (high, U.S. average is 100)

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According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Burkeville, Texas as of December 21, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Burkeville to the number of sex offenders is 994 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Burkeville CCD:  0.6% ($298)
Texas:  1.8% ($1,393)
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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lake Charles, LA (67.4 miles , pop. 71,757).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (95.6 miles , pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (135.3 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: South Toledo Bend, TX (2.9 miles ), Browndell, TX (4.0 miles ), Newton, TX (4.1 miles ), Pineland, TX (4.4 miles ), Sam Rayburn, TX (4.4 miles ), Hemphill, TX (4.4 miles ), Jasper, TX (4.5 miles ), Anacoco, LA (5.0 miles ).

Latitude: 31.09 N, Longitude: 93.71 W

Area code: 409

Burkeville household income distribution Burkeville home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

11.5%
Texas:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (21%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (16%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Repair and maintenance (4%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (4%)
  • Wood products (4%)
  • Educational services (24%)
  • Health care (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (7%)
  • U. S. Postal service (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Carpenters (5%)
  • Electricians (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (12%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (9%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)

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Tornado activity:

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

On 3/2/1999, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.4 miles away from the Burkeville place center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused $750,000 in damages.

On 12/3/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 39.3 miles away from the place center killed 9 people and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Newton County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Fires: 4, Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Political contributions by individuals in Burkeville, TX

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Burkeville:

  • Northwestern State University of Louisiana (about 59 miles; Natchitoches, LA; Full-time enrollment: 5,626)
  • Angelina College (about 62 miles; Lufkin, TX; FT enrollment: 2,054)
  • Stephen F Austin State University (about 67 miles; Nacogdoches, TX; FT enrollment: 10,307)
  • McNeese State University (about 70 miles; Lake Charles, LA; FT enrollment: 6,406)
  • Lamar University (about 76 miles; Beaumont, TX; FT enrollment: 7,661)
  • Louisiana State University-Shreveport (about 94 miles; Shreveport, LA; FT enrollment: 2,639)
  • Bossier Parish Community College (about 101 miles; Bossier City, LA; FT enrollment: 3,177)

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Public elementary/middle schools in Burkeville:

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Notable locations in Burkeville: Mayflower Lookout (A), Beef Trail Campground (B), Toledo Bend Volunteer Fire Department (C), Newton County Emergency Services District 4 (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Burkeville include: Pleasant Hill Church (A), Sycamore Church (B), Faith Chapel (C), Spears Chapel (D), Macedonia Church (E), Saint Luke Church (F), Mount Hope Church (G), Mount Pleasant Church (H), Mount Olive Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Wells Cemetery (1), Saint Johns Cemetery (2), Mattox Cemetery (3), Hardy Cemetery (4), Eddie Gatson Cemetery (5), Mitchell Cemetery (6), Simmons Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Bird Lake (A), Pine Bluff Lake (B), Catfish Lake (C), Wood Lake (D), Horseshoe Lake (E), Labar Lake (F), Yellow Lake (G), Evans Old River (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Bridge Creek (A), Brack Creek (B), Black Branch (C), Belcher Creek (D), Bear Branch (E), Bayou Branch (F), Balance Branch (G), Yellow Bayou (H), McNorton Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Circle T Lodge (Route 1 Box 225) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

 
Newton 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 Burkeville and their reported violations in the past:

BURKEVILLE WSC (Population served: 885, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-1999, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • Notification, Public - In SEP-1999, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • One minor monitoring violation

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

  • USFS INDIAN MOUND RECREATION AREA (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Average household size:
This place:  2.3 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  69.2%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.5%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

16.0%
Whole state:

15.4%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

4.6%
Whole state:

6.7%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Burkeville, TX

Burkeville compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (55%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (32%)
  • Wood (10%)
  • Utility gas (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Burkeville CCD (based on Newton County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 41.39%
Here41.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchAmerican Baptist AssociationChurches of ChristOther
Adherents67.9%10.5%8.2%7.1%6.3%
Congregations35.5%16.1%9.7%19.4%19.4%
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: 3
Newton County:

2.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

2.18 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

7.26 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
This county:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Newton County:

10.9%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Newton County:

27.5%
State:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

6.4%
State:

15.7%

8.94% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,347 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.94%
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 Orange County, TX  1.77% ($31,550 average AGI)
from Jasper County, TX  1.74% ($22,288)
from Jefferson County, TX  0.59% ($38,300)


9.94% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,000 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.94%
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 Jasper County, TX  2.30% ($27,911 average AGI)
to Orange County, TX  1.34% ($34,065)
to Jefferson County, TX  0.96% ($25,697)

Strongest AM radio stations in Burkeville:

  • KTXJ (1350 AM; 5 kW; JASPER, TX; Owner: LASTING VALUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KPBL (1240 AM; 1 kW; HEMPHILL, TX; Owner: PHILLIP BURR)
  • KLVI (560 AM; 5 kW; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWDF (840 AM; daytime; 8 kW; BALL, LA; Owner: BALL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KJMJ (580 AM; 5 kW; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: RADIO MARIA, INC.)
  • KSEV (700 AM; 15 kW; TOMBALL, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)
  • KDLA (1010 AM; 1 kW; DE RIDDER, LA; Owner: WILLIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Burkeville:

  • KWYX (102.7 FM; JASPER, TX; Owner: LASTING VALUE RADIO, INC.)
  • K225AD (92.9 FM; JASPER, TX; Owner: THE KSBJ EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • KNUF (92.1 FM; DE RIDDER, LA; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTHP (103.9 FM; HEMPHILL, TX; Owner: BALDRIDGE-DUMAS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KJAE (93.5 FM; LEESVILLE, LA; Owner: PENE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KJAS (107.3 FM; JASPER, TX; Owner: JAMES M. LOUT DBA RAYBURN BROADCASTING CO.)

TV broadcast stations around Burkeville:

  • KVHP-LP (Channel 66; JASPER, TX; Owner: SYDCOM, INC.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Burkeville)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Scrappin Valley Landing Strip (Lat: 31.142694 Lon: -93.748778), Type: Tower, Overall height: 0 m, Call Sign: KWI7
    Assigned Frequencies: 122.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/16/2009, Expiration Date: 05/10/2019
    Registrant: Temple Inland, 303 S Temple Drive, Diboll, TX 75941, Phone: (936) 829-7885, Fax: (936) 829-1699, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Burkeville)


Most common first names in Burkeville, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2377.2 years
James2076.2 years
William1284.5 years
Jack973.1 years
Willie975.0 years
George868.4 years
Robert873.5 years
Kenneth774.7 years
Charles666.4 years
Thomas669.0 years
Most common last names in Burkeville, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller3276.2 years
Smith1580.4 years
Gunter1076.3 years
Hall972.8 years
Lewis875.5 years
Watson767.2 years
Kerr670.0 years
Jordan673.2 years
Mcmahon677.5 years
Woods671.7 years
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