Byers, Texas

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Population in 2013: 486 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -6.0%
 
Males: 250  (51.6%)
Females: 236  (48.4%)
Median resident age:  50.9 years
Texas median age:  34.0 years

Zip codes: 76357, 76377.

Byers Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2013: $35,874 (it was $39,886 in 2000)
Byers:

$35,874
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $20,842 (it was $16,323 in 2000)

Byers city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $65,846 (it was $36,600 in 2000)
Byers:

$65,846
TX:

$132,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $67,195; Detached houses: $69,928; Mobile homes: $33,711

Median gross rent in 2013: $377.

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  • Races in Byers, TX (2010)

    Byers races chart
    • 46092.7%White alone
    • 122.4%American Indian alone
    • 102.0%Two or more races
    • 91.8%Hispanic
    • 51.0%Black alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Byers: 78.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (24.2%), English (22.3%), Irish (5.9%), United States (5.1%), Dutch (2.0%), French (2.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 0.98 square miles.

Population density: 497 people per square mile   (low).

Byers,TX real estate house value index trend

Byers, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Byers:

  • High school or higher: 89.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Byers city:

  • Never married: 20.6%
  • Now married: 56.3%
  • Separated: 5.7%
  • Widowed: 13.1%
  • Divorced: 4.3%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Byers, Texas as of September 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Byers to the number of sex offenders is 122 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $998 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $842 (1.4%)

Byers satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita Falls, TX (22.1 miles , pop. 104,197).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northeast Tarrant, TX (101.0 miles , pop. 402,130).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (119.5 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Petrolia, TX (2.1 miles ), Hastings, OK (3.4 miles) , Sugden, OK (3.5 miles) , Waurika, OK (3.6 miles ), Ryan, OK (3.7 miles ), Temple, OK (3.8 miles ), Dean, TX (3.8 miles ), South Jefferson, OK (4.0 miles ).

Latitude: 34.07 N, Longitude: 98.19 W

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

4.2%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +8 (+1.6%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (18%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (14%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (11%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Utilities (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Educational services (25%)
  • Finance and insurance (15%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (19%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (15%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (13%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (21%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (18%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Byers, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Byers-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 126% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1964, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 16.8 miles away from the Byers city center killed 7 people and injured 111 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/10/1979, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.3 miles away from the city center killed 42 people and injured 1740 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Byers-area historical earthquake activity is near Texas state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 165.0 miles away from the city center
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 108.2 miles away from Byers center
On 4/28/1998 at 14:13:01, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 50.9 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 59.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/15/1990 at 11:44:41, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 LG, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 58.8 miles away from Byers center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 400.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Clay County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Floods: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Byers topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Byers:

  • JUNNIE WOOD MEMORIAL CONVALESCENT CTR (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; WAURIKA, OK)
  • WESTBROOK HEALTHCARE, INC (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; WAURIKA, OK)
  • TEMPLE MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; TEMPLE, OK)
  • RYAN NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; RYAN, OK)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Byers:

  • Midwestern State University (about 24 miles; Wichita Falls, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,901)
  • Cameron University (about 40 miles; Lawton, OK; FT enrollment: 4,695)
  • Vernon College (about 65 miles; Vernon, TX; FT enrollment: 2,216)
  • North Central Texas College (about 67 miles; Gainesville, TX; FT enrollment: 6,550)
  • Western Oklahoma State College (about 78 miles; Altus, OK; FT enrollment: 2,054)
  • University of North Texas (about 85 miles; Denton, TX; FT enrollment: 31,694)
  • Texas Woman's University (about 85 miles; Denton, TX; FT enrollment: 11,837)

Public high school in Byers:

  • Byers School (Students: 101; Location: HARRISON ST; Grades: PK-12; Our rating: 17)
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Notable location: Byers Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Clay 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 85.9. This is about average.

City:

85.9
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 37.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

37.0
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 15.9%
(16.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  68.8%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  2.0%
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: 0.0% of all households

Byers compared to Texas state average:

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

Banks with branches in Byers (2011 data):

  • The First National Bank of Byers: The First National Bank Of Byers at 505 Main Street, branch established on 1906/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $102.8 mil, Deposits: $92.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Byers Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.1
Texas average:

14.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (72%)
  • Electricity (27%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Byers city (based on Clay County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,40119
Mainline Protestant7246
Catholic1801
Other2-
None4,445-
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
Clay County:

2.70 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Clay County:

0.90 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Clay County:

2.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Here:

2.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.4%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Clay County:

28.0%
Texas:

26.6%
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$1,152
Sewerage 1$2,068$24,8160$0
Water Supply 1$2,600$31,2000$0
Totals for Government 2$4,668$28,0081$1,152

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $77,000 ($158.44)
    Regular Highways: $20,000 ($41.15)
    Solid Waste Management: $10,000 ($20.58)
    Sewerage: $10,000 ($20.58)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $43,000 ($88.48)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $6,000 ($12.35)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $39,000 ($80.25)
    Sewerage: $16,000 ($32.92)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $13,000 ($26.75)
    Interest Earnings: $11,000 ($22.63)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $104,000 ($213.99)
  • Tax - Property: $27,000 ($55.56)
    Total General Sales: $11,000 ($22.63)
    NEC: $4,000 ($8.23)

Byers government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $108,000 ($222.22)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $86,000 ($176.95)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $22,000 ($45.27)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $325,000 ($668.72)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $16,000 ($32.92)

7.90% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,118 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.90%
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 Wichita County, TX  3.56% ($35,031 average AGI)
from Archer County, TX  0.44% ($33,875)
from Montague County, TX  0.36% ($34,000)


9.36% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,758 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.36%
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 Wichita County, TX  4.10% ($31,908 average AGI)
to Montague County, TX  0.46% ($43,824)
to Archer County, TX  0.32% ($33,917)

Strongest AM radio stations in Byers:

  • KCAF (990 AM; 10 kW; FARMERSVILLE, TX; Owner: RENAISSANCE RADIO, INC.)
  • KWFS (1290 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Byers:

  • KNIN-FM (92.9 FM; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWRD-FM (100.7 FM; HIGHLAND VILLAGE, TX; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA OF TEXAS, L.L.C.)
  • KWFS-FM (102.3 FM; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLUR (99.9 FM; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KQXC-FM (103.9 FM; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KBZS (106.3 FM; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMOC (89.5 FM; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CHRISTIAN SERVICE FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • KTEO (90.5 FM; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CORNERSTONE UNIVERSITY)
  • KMEO (96.7 FM; FLOWER MOUND, TX; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KKDL (106.7 FM; MUENSTER, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KZMP-FM (101.7 FM; AZLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KRNB (105.7 FM; DECATUR, TX; Owner: SERVICE BROADCASTING I, LTD.)
  • KNOR (93.7 FM; HEALDTON, OK; Owner: AM & PM BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KDKR (91.3 FM; DECATUR, TX; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • KYYI (104.7 FM; BURKBURNETT, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Byers:

  • KFDX-TV (Channel 3; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF WICHITA FALLS, L.L.C.)
  • KAUZ-TV (Channel 6; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF WICHITA FALLS, LLC)
  • KSWO-TV (Channel 7; LAWTON, OK; Owner: KSWO TELEVISION COMPANY, INC.)
  • KJTL (Channel 18; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K24AD (Channel 24; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K47DK (Channel 47; GRANDFIELD, OK; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K20DN (Channel 20; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CHRISTIAN FAMILY NETWORK TV, INC.)
  • K26DL (Channel 26; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • KJBO-LP (Channel 35; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)

Byers fatal accident list:

Aug 30, 1978 09:00 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Arthur Patrick, 15245 State Highway 79 (Lat: 34.025194 Lon: -98.222833), Type: 97.5, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 5805362242, Apatrick@lawton-Comm.Com, 6210 NW OAK AVE
  • Arthur Patrick, 15245 State Highway 79 (Lat: 34.025194 Lon: -98.222833), Type: 97.5, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 5805362242, Apatrick@lawton-Comm.Com, 6210 NW OAK AVE

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Hwy 171 4 Mi Nw (Lat: 34.097306 Lon: -98.203667), Call Sign: KNCS493
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.915 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/22/1997, Expiration Date: 04/03/2002, Cancellation Date: 06/09/2002
    Registrant: Superior Ag Air Inc, Rt 1, Byers, TX 76357, Phone: (817) 529-6419

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Byers)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-25 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 81 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6458Z , Serial Number: 25-657, Year manufactured: 1961, Airworthiness Date: 11/15/1961
    Registrant (Partnership): Flying Service Hager, Rt 1, Byers, TX 76357

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 5
Most common first names in Byers, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James759.8 years
William669.3 years
John572.6 years
Robert573.0 years
Mary475.0 years
Charles364.6 years
Claude366.4 years
Emma390.1 years
Hazel378.7 years
Harrison377.0 years
Most common last names in Byers, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Dunn878.5 years
Burris669.2 years
Harding685.0 years
Wikel564.6 years
Jones570.2 years
Fleming577.6 years
Smith581.6 years
Teakell581.7 years
Hulse480.5 years
Estes471.2 years
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