Cedar Creek Lake, Texas

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Population in July 2007: 36,825.
Males: 18,184  (49.4%)
Females: 18,641  (50.6%)
Median resident age:  42.3 years
Texas median age:  32.3 years

Zip code: 75103

Estimated median household income in 2012: $36,071 (it was $31,650 in 2000)
Cedar Creek Lake:

$36,071
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,045 (it was $17,914 in 2000)

Cedar Creek Lake CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $81,652 (it was $59,200 in 2000)
Cedar Creek Lake:

$81,652
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $107,444; Detached houses: $141,616; Townhouses or other attached units: $148,983; In 2-unit structures: $220,462; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $97,316; Mobile homes: $52,430; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $43,134
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  • White alone - 31,212 (90.8%)
  • Hispanic - 1,404 (4.1%)
  • Black alone - 1,071 (3.1%)
  • Two or more races - 365 (1.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 200 (0.6%)
  • Asian alone - 89 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 13 (0.04%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 8 (0.02%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Cedar Creek Lake: 137.4 (high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 328.6 square miles.

Population density: 112 people per square mile   (very low).

Cedar Creek Lake, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Cedar Creek Lake:

  • High school or higher: 72.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.4%
  • Unemployed: 7.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 41.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cedar Creek Lake CCD:

  • Never married: 15.1%
  • Now married: 64.1%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 12.3%

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

Cedar Creek Lake CCD:  1.4% ($834)
Texas:  1.8% ($1,393)
Cedar Creek Lake satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Mesquite, TX (46.7 miles , pop. 124,523).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Garland, TX (54.5 miles , pop. 215,768).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (54.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Enchanted Oaks, TX (0.9 miles ), Payne Springs, TX (1.2 miles ), Tool, TX (2.1 miles ), Caney City, TX (2.2 miles ), Gun Barrel City, TX (2.3 miles ), Log Cabin, TX (2.3 miles ), Star Harbor, TX (2.4 miles ), Eustace, TX (2.5 miles ).

Latitude: 32.26 N, Longitude: 96.10 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 903

Cedar Creek Lake household income distribution Cedar Creek Lake home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.7%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (23%)
  • Truck transportation (6%)
  • Repair and maintenance (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Utilities (4%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Health care (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in Cedar Creek Lake: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Cedar Creek Lake, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Cedar Creek Lake-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 102% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/13/1981, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.7 miles away from the Cedar Creek Lake place center injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 11/4/1959, a category F3 tornado 21.7 miles away from the place center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Cedar Creek Lake-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 80% 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 276.8 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 167.0 miles away from Cedar Creek Lake 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 450.8 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 194.0 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 301.0 miles away from Cedar Creek Lake 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 303.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

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

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Cedar Creek Lake:

  • CARING HEARTS HOSPICE (Hospital, about 6 miles away; GUN BARREL CITY, TX)
  • MABANK NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MABANK, TX)
  • CEDAR LAKE NURSING SERVICES AND HOSPICE (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; MALAKOFF, TX)
  • WEE CARE CONNECTION HOME HEALTH INC (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; MALAKOFF, TX)
  • CEDAR LAKE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; MALAKOFF, TX)
  • KERENS CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; KERENS, TX)
  • KERENS SOUTHWOOD INC (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; KERENS, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cedar Creek Lake:

  • Trinity Valley Community College (about 15 miles; Athens, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,333)
  • Navarro College (about 27 miles; Corsicana, TX; FT enrollment: 7,711)
  • Cedar Valley College (about 47 miles; Lancaster, TX; FT enrollment: 3,603)
  • Tyler Junior College (about 49 miles; Tyler, TX; FT enrollment: 8,104)
  • The University of Texas at Tyler (about 50 miles; Tyler, TX; FT enrollment: 5,774)
  • Eastfield College (about 51 miles; Mesquite, TX; FT enrollment: 8,323)
  • El Centro College (about 55 miles; Dallas, TX; FT enrollment: 6,086)

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Notable locations in Cedar Creek Lake: Aley (A), Creslenn Ranch (B), Seven Points Volunteer Fire Department (C), Gun Barrel City Fire Department (D), Trinidad Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (E), Log Cabin Volunteer Fire Department (F), Payne Springs Volunteer Fire Department (G), Eustace Area Volunteer Fire Department (H), Tool Volunteer Fire Department (I), Trinidad Volunteer Fire Department Station 3 (J), Caney City Volunteer Fire Department (K), Trinidad Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (L), Payne Springs Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (M), Gun Barrel City Fire Department Substation (N), Malakoff Volunteer Fire Department (O), Enchanted Oaks Volunteer Fire Department (P), Seven Points Volunteer Fire Department Substation (Q). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Cedar Creek Lake include: Providence Church (A), Willow Springs Church (B), Beck Chapel (C), Calvary Church (D), Clear Creek Church (E), Cottonwood Church (F), Elam Grove Church (G), Flag Lake Church (H), Church of Christ - Malakoff (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Antioch Cemetery (1), Berry Cemetery (2), Clear Creek Cemetery (3), Stean Cemetery (4), Goshen Cemetery (5), Patterson Cemetery (6), Payne Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Berry Lake (A), Jackson Lake (B), Morrison Lake (C), Long Lake (D), City Lake (E), Gallimo Lake (F), Dodd Lake (G), Flag Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Walnut Creek (A), Twin Creek (B), Turkey Creek (C), Tick Branch (D), Spring Branch (E), Sanders Creek (F), Purtis Creek (G), Prairie Creek (H), Persimmon Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Cedar Creek Lake include: Purtis Creek State Park (1), R H Lee Park (2), Creslenn Park (3), Cedar Creek Wildlife Management Area - Bird Island Unt (4), Cedar Creek Wildlife Management Area - Telfair Island Unit (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Henderson 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 79.9. This is about average.

City:

79.9
U.S.:

74.2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 3.81. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.81
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.712. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.712
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 33.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 12.4. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 24.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.4
U.S.:

9.1
Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  68.0%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  6.5%
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: 0.5% 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:

5.6%
Whole state:

6.7%
80 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
14 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness in 2010
123 people in nursing homes in 2000

Cedar Creek Lake compared to Texas state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (67%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (24%)
  • Utility gas (7%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Cedar Creek Lake CCD (based on Henderson County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.27%
Here: 49.3%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of God
Adherents49.8%13.3%11.1%10.0%4.4%
Congregations29.8%2.6%15.8%14.0%11.4%
NameChurches of ChristChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Presbyterian Church (USA)International Pentecostal Holiness ChurchOther
Adherents3.5%2.1%1.1%1.0%3.7%
Congregations9.6%1.8%0.9%0.9%13.2%
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: 13
Henderson County:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Henderson County:

0.89 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 27
Henderson County:

3.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 43
Here:

5.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.4%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Henderson County:

28.7%
Texas:

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

11.2%
State:

15.7%

8.16% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,655 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.16%
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 Smith County, TX  1.09% ($32,746 average AGI)
from Kaufman County, TX  1.09% ($30,694)
from Dallas County, TX  1.01% ($41,413)


7.90% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,343 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.90%
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 Smith County, TX  1.26% ($33,124 average AGI)
to Dallas County, TX  0.86% ($72,005)
to Kaufman County, TX  0.86% ($30,416)

Strongest AM radio stations in Cedar Creek Lake:

  • 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.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • 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)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KAAM (770 AM; 10 kW; GARLAND, TX; Owner: DONTRON, INC.)
  • KVCI (1510 AM; daytime; 3 kW; CANTON, TX; Owner: CANTON BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KTBB (600 AM; 5 kW; TYLER, TX; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLVQ (1410 AM; 1 kW; ATHENS, TX; Owner: LOVE RADIO COMPANY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cedar Creek Lake:

  • KLTY (94.9 FM; ARLINGTON, TX; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA OF TEXAS, LLC)
  • KCKL (95.9 FM; MALAKOFF, TX; Owner: CEDAR CREEK RADIO COMPANY, INC.)
  • KRBV (100.3 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF FORT WORTH)
  • KLLI (105.3 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF DALLAS)
  • WRR (101.1 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CITY OF DALLAS, TEXAS)
  • KRVF (106.9 FM; KERENS, TX; Owner: FIRST BROADCASTING INVESTMENT PARTNERS, LLC)
  • KOOI (106.5 FM; JACKSONVILLE, TX; Owner: WALLER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KEGL (97.1 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOAI (107.5 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: INFINITY KOAI-FM, INC.)
  • KVIL-FM (103.7 FM; HIGHLAND PARK-DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF TEXAS)
  • KHKS (106.1 FM; DENTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KZPS (92.5 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKDA-FM (104.5 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: SERVICE BROADCASTING I, LTD.)
  • KBFB (97.9 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KSCS (96.3 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KLUV-FM (98.7 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF DALLAS)
  • KLNO (94.1 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • K201DJ (88.1 FM; ATHENS, TX; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KBJS (90.3 FM; JACKSONVILLE, TX; Owner: EAST TEXAS MEDIA ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • KTYL-FM (93.1 FM; TYLER, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Cedar Creek Lake:

  • KTVT (Channel 11; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: CBS STATIONS GROUP OF TEXAS L.P.)
  • KETK-TV (Channel 56; JACKSONVILLE, TX; Owner: KETK LICENSEE L.P.)
  • KDAF (Channel 33; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • KNAV-LP (Channel 30; CORSICANA, TX; Owner: NAVARRO COLLEGE)
  • KDFI (Channel 27; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NEW DMIC, INC.)
  • KMPX (Channel 29; DECATUR, TX; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KTXA (Channel 21; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: VIACOM TELEVISION STATIONS GROUP OF DALLAS/FORT WORTH L.P.)
  • KUVN (Channel 23; GARLAND, TX; Owner: KUVN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KSTR-TV (Channel 49; IRVING, TX; Owner: TELEFUTURA DALLAS LLC)
  • KPXD (Channel 68; ARLINGTON, TX; Owner: PAXSON DALLAS LICENSE, INC.)
  • KERA-TV (Channel 13; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)

Cedar Creek Lake on our top lists:

  • #13 on the list of "Top 100 cities with longest commuting times (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Bush (Republican) in the 2004 Presidential Election, pop. 50,000+"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
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