Call, Texas

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Population in July 2007: 2,520.
Males: 1,237  (49.1%)
Females: 1,283  (50.9%)
Median resident age:  36.3 years
Texas median age:  32.3 years

Zip code: 75933

Estimated median household income in 2013: $31,619 (it was $24,286 in 2000)
Call:

$31,619
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $18,907 (it was $12,238 in 2000)

Call CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $73,471 (it was $39,900 in 2000)
Call:

$73,471
TX:

$132,000
  • Races in Call, TX (2000)

    Call races chart
    • 1,82666.2%White alone
    • 87431.7%Black alone
    • 411.5%Hispanic
    • 90.3%Two or more races
    • 50.2%American Indian alone
    • 20.07%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Call: 82.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 187.3 square miles.

Population density: 13 people per square mile   (very low).

Call, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Call:

  • High school or higher: 59.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.1%
  • Unemployed: 17.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Call CCD:

  • Never married: 21.9%
  • Now married: 59.6%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 8.3%
  • Divorced: 10.2%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Call, Texas as of July 30, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Call to the number of sex offenders is 420 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


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

Call CCD:  0.7% ($296)
Texas:  1.8% ($1,393)
Call satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Beaumont, TX (41.1 miles , pop. 113,866).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Southeast Montgomery, TX (97.9 miles , pop. 208,076).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (111.3 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Kirbyville, TX (2.7 miles ), Buna, TX (3.9 miles ), Newton, TX (4.2 miles ), Merryville, LA (4.3 miles ), Deweyville, TX (4.6 miles ), Starks, LA (4.6 miles ), Oretta, LA (4.7 miles ), Singer, LA (4.8 miles ).

Latitude: 30.60 N, Longitude: 93.79 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 409

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

9.2%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (25%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Paper (6%)
  • Petroleum and coal products (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Repair and maintenance (5%)
  • Wood products (4%)
  • Health care (29%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Other direct selling establishments (5%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)
  • Paper (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (9%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (8%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)

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

Average climate in Call, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Call-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 51% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/13/1982, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.4 miles away from the Call place center killed one person and injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 11/7/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 34.9 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured 81 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Call-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 92% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 289.1 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 329.2 miles away from Call 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 331.7 miles away from the city center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi) earthquake occurred 529.4 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) earthquake occurred 442.7 miles away from Call center
On 12/9/2000 at 06:46:09, a magnitude 4.3 (4.2 MB, 4.3 MS, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 281.8 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 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).

Hospitals and medical centers near Call:

  • KIRBYVILLE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 8 miles away; KIRBYVILLE, TX)
  • KIRBYVILLE GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 8 miles away; KIRBYVILLE, TX)
  • AVALON PLACE KIRBYVILLE (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; KIRBYVILLE, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Call:

  • Lamar Institute of Technology (about 42 miles; Beaumont, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,023)
  • Lamar University (about 42 miles; Beaumont, TX; FT enrollment: 13,658)
  • McNeese State University (about 46 miles; Lake Charles, LA; FT enrollment: 7,444)
  • SOWELA Technical Community College (about 47 miles; Lake Charles, LA; FT enrollment: 2,160)
  • Angelina College (about 74 miles; Lufkin, TX; FT enrollment: 3,478)
  • Stephen F Austin State University (about 83 miles; Nacogdoches, TX; FT enrollment: 11,542)
  • Northwestern State University of Louisiana (about 90 miles; Natchitoches, LA; FT enrollment: 7,700)

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Notable locations in Call: Camp Bill Stark (A), Camp Otanya (B), Newton County Emergency Services District 2 Substation (C), Newton County Emergency Services District 2 (D), West Log House (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Call include: Pilgrim Church (A), Biloxi Church (B), Fredonia Church (C), Watson Chapel (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Biloxi Cemetery (1), Wright Cemetery (2), Wilson Cemetery (3), Belgrade Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and swamps: Pine Lake (A), Horseshoe Lake (B), Howell Lake (C), Boggy Lakes (D), Beckam Lake (E), Dead Lake (F), Bose Lake (G), Circle Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Bivens Branch (A), Big Cow Creek (B), Big Branch (C), Arch Creek (D), Alabama Branch (E), Slaydons Creek (F), Spring Branch (G), Stamps Branch (H), Whitman Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Call: E O Siecke State Forest (1). Display/hide its 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
Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  68.7%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.6%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

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

26.3%
Whole state:

15.4%

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

14.1%
Whole state:

6.7%

Call compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age 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.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.8
Texas average:

15.6

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (52%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (39%)
  • Utility gas (5%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,09128
Black Protestant1,2108
Other5071
Mainline Protestant2493
None9,388-
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
Newton County:

2.18 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

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

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.9%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Newton County:

27.5%
Texas:

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

6.4%
State:

15.7%

8.24% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,883 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.24%
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 Jasper County, TX  2.20% ($34,976 average AGI)
from Orange County, TX  0.99% ($30,158)
from Jefferson County, TX  0.84% ($45,719)


7.56% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,258 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.56%
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 Jasper County, TX  1.98% ($27,133 average AGI)
to Orange County, TX  1.29% ($41,796)
to Jefferson County, TX  0.53% ($34,350)

Strongest AM radio stations in Call:

  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTXJ (1350 AM; 5 kW; JASPER, TX; Owner: LASTING VALUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KLVI (560 AM; 5 kW; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLCL (1470 AM; 5 kW; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KQHN (1510 AM; daytime; 5 kW; NEDERLAND, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KDEI (1250 AM; 5 kW; PORT ARTHUR, TX; Owner: RADIO MARIA, INC.)
  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)
  • KSEV (700 AM; 15 kW; TOMBALL, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KJOJ (880 AM; 10 kW; CONROE, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Call:

  • KRWP (97.5 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KIOC (106.1 FM; ORANGE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKMY (104.5 FM; ORANGE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KQXY-FM (94.1 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KYKZ (96.1 FM; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KQBU-FM (93.3 FM; PORT ARTHUR, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KQQK (107.9 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KTJM (98.5 FM; PORT ARTHUR, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KBIU (103.7 FM; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KBXG (99.5 FM; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KYKR (95.1 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KNUF (92.1 FM; DE RIDDER, LA; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTXB (89.7 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KAYD-FM (101.7 FM; SILSBEE, TX; Owner: HILCO COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Call:

  • KVHP (Channel 29; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: NATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K09VO (Channel 9; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: BEAUMONT BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KBTV-TV (Channel 4; PORT ARTHUR, TX; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF BEAUMONT/PORT ARTHUR, L.L.C.)
  • KITU (Channel 34; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION INC)
  • KPLC (Channel 7; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • KFDM-TV (Channel 6; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF TEXAS, INC.)
  • KBMT (Channel 12; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 12 OF BEAUMONT, INC.)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Bnsf R O W 0.6 Mi E Of Hwy 96 (Lat: 30.559083 Lon: -93.919889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 43 m, Overall height: 49 m, Call Sign: WPGR267
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.650 MHz, 161.385 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/05/2005, Expiration Date: 03/01/2015, Certifier: Robert C Leedham
    Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Ave, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4640, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Call, 800 Feet North Of Fm 1004 On East Side Of Fm1013 (Lat: 30.614444 Lon: -93.876750), Type: Tower, Structure height: 42.7 m, Call Sign: WQPA619
    Assigned Frequencies: 6685.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/21/2012, Expiration Date: 03/21/2022, Certifier: John E Hargrove Pe
    Registrant: New Signals Engineering Corporation, 786 Fm253, Buna, TX 77612, Phone: (409) 994-2203, Fax: (936) 570-1800, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: N5AAG, Licensee ID: L01415377
    Grant Date: 07/10/2008, Expiration Date: 08/17/2018, Certifier: Lewis V Cooper Jr
    Registrant: Lewis V Cooper Jr, 1048 Cr 4101, Call, TX 75933
  • Call Sign: WA5TYH
    Grant Date: 08/17/1998, Expiration Date: 08/17/2008, Cancellation Date: 08/18/2010
    Registrant: Daisy M Cooper, Stars Ranch Rte 1 Box 170, Call, TX 75933
  • Call Sign: KE5QMY, Licensee ID: L00636060
    Grant Date: 09/17/2007, Expiration Date: 09/17/2017, Cancellation Date: 11/24/2007, Certifier: David D Mcgilbery
    Registrant: David D Mcgilbery, Rt 1 Box 28-B, Call, TX 75933
  • Call Sign: K5DDM, Previous Call Sign: KE5QMY, Licensee ID: L00636060
    Grant Date: 11/24/2007, Expiration Date: 11/24/2017, Certifier: David D Mcgilbery
    Registrant: David D Mcgilbery, 490 Fm 82 East, Call, TX 75933

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
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