Commerce, Texas

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Population in 2017: 9,145 (95% urban, 5% rural).
Population change since 2000: +19.2%
 
Males: 4,122  (45.1%)
Females: 5,023  (54.9%)
Median resident age:

23.0 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 75428.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $36,528 (it was $24,065 in 2000)
Commerce:

$36,528
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $22,060 (it was $14,444 in 2000)

Commerce city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $126,549 (it was $56,500 in 2000)
Commerce:

$126,549
TX:

$172,200

Median gross rent in 2017: $911.

March 2019 cost of living index in Commerce: 94.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 47.3%
(41.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.7% for Black residents, 79.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 80.5% for American Indian residents, 81.6% for other race residents, 35.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Commerce, TX (2017)
    • 4,69251.2%White alone
    • 2,20724.1%Black alone
    • 1,24613.6%Hispanic
    • 5786.3%Asian alone
    • 2733.0%Two or more races
    • 1281.4%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 17 registered sex offenders living in Commerce, Texas as of May 31, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Commerce is 531 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Commerce by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
2
(22.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(21.5)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
6
(68.1)
7
(75.9)
10
(103.2)
3
(31.6)
4
(42.4)
7
(76.2)
5
(60.6)
7
(85.1)
9
(108.9)
5
(60.1)
3
(34.4)
2
(22.1)
2
(21.6)
3
(32.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
13
(147.5)
13
(140.9)
16
(165.1)
9
(94.8)
10
(106.1)
12
(130.6)
5
(60.6)
9
(109.4)
7
(84.7)
6
(72.1)
5
(57.3)
6
(66.2)
12
(129.5)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
23
(261.0)
16
(173.4)
46
(474.6)
37
(389.6)
18
(190.9)
19
(206.8)
10
(121.2)
23
(279.5)
12
(145.2)
18
(216.2)
26
(297.8)
35
(386.2)
28
(302.1)
27
(290.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
87
(987.3)
68
(737.1)
109
(1,125)
100
(1,053)
115
(1,220)
112
(1,219)
107
(1,297)
83
(1,009)
61
(737.9)
97
(1,165)
43
(492.4)
37
(408.3)
44
(474.7)
35
(376.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
294
(3,336)
256
(2,775)
273
(2,817)
246
(2,590)
191
(2,026)
249
(2,710)
219
(2,655)
194
(2,358)
138
(1,669)
147
(1,766)
144
(1,649)
136
(1,501)
123
(1,327)
121
(1,300)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
14
(158.9)
11
(119.2)
20
(206.4)
13
(136.9)
17
(180.3)
13
(141.5)
17
(206.1)
8
(97.2)
13
(157.3)
6
(72.1)
11
(126.0)
3
(33.1)
2
(21.6)
12
(128.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(21.2)
1
(10.9)
3
(36.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.1)
2
(24.0)
1
(11.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.8)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)411.6309.8434.9319.9284.8346.6304.4353.7272.5270.9214.7206.0204.6215.4

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Commerce, TX

Crime rate in Commerce detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 20 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.72
Texas average:

1.55
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Ancestries: Irish (10.2%), American (6.5%), English (4.6%), German (3.6%), Italian (1.8%), Swedish (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 6.48 square miles.

Population density: 1,411 people per square mile   (low).

Commerce, Texas map

938 residents are foreign born (4.5% Latin America, 2.0% Asia).

This city:

10.2%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,588 (2.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,640 (2.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: McKinney, TX (42.9 miles , pop. 54,369).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Garland, TX (48.6 miles , pop. 215,768).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (60.0 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Neylandville, TX (2.6 miles),
Campbell, TX (2.6 miles ),
Cumby, TX (2.9 miles ),
Wolfe City, TX (3.6 miles ),
Ladonia, TX (3.6 miles ),
Pecan Gap, TX (3.7 miles ),
Greenville, TX (3.8 miles ),
Cooper, TX (3.9 miles )

Latitude: 33.24 N, Longitude: 95.90 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Bois d'arc Capital of Texas

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,116 (+12.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,898 (54.3%)

Area code: 903

Distribution of median household income in Commerce, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in Commerce, TX in 2017
Commerce satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 1998: 16 buildings, average cost: $82,000
  • 1999: 29 buildings, average cost: $68,500
  • 2000: 20 buildings, average cost: $69,100
  • 2001: 12 buildings, average cost: $84,700
  • 2002: 8 buildings, average cost: $162,400
  • 2003: 21 buildings, average cost: $82,200
  • 2004: 24 buildings, average cost: $113,200
  • 2005: 18 buildings, average cost: $94,500
  • 2006: 7 buildings, average cost: $166,300
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $154,000
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $91,500
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $186,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $28,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $250,000
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $130,500
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $105,500
  • 2015: 23 buildings, average cost: $113,200
  • 2016: 14 buildings, average cost: $137,000
  • 2017: 11 buildings, average cost: $170,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Commerce, TX residents
Average permit cost in Commerce, TX
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.6%
Texas:

3.5%
Historical population in Commerce, TX
Historical housing units in Commerce, TX

Population change in the 1990s: +792 (+11.5%).
Most common industries in Commerce, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (24.9%)
  • Health care (7.0%)
  • Construction (6.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.2%)
  • Public administration (3.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (20.3%)
  • Construction (11.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.7%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (3.6%)
  • Health care (3.5%)
  • Public administration (3.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (30.7%)
  • Health care (11.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.2%)
  • Social assistance (3.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.2%)
Most common occupations in Commerce, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Postsecondary teachers (6.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Postsecondary teachers (8.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.6%)
  • Construction laborers (3.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (9.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.6%)
  • Cashiers (5.8%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (5.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (4.3%)

Average climate in Commerce, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Commerce, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 58.8. This is better than average.

City:

58.8
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 3.58. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.58
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 14.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.7
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Commerce-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 127% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/2/1982, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 32.1 miles away from the Commerce city center killed 10 people and injured 170 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/22/1964, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.1 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Commerce-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 78% 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 102.6 miles away from Commerce 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 282.2 miles away from Commerce 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 143.7 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 249.6 miles away from Commerce 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 251.6 miles away from Commerce center
On 5/31/1997 at 03:26:41, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 5.8 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 Hunt County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Fires: 3, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Commerce topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Commerce:

  • HUNT REGIONAL COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 2900 STERLING HART DRIVE)
  • 1ST CHOICE HOME HEALTH (101 KINGS PLAZA SUITE H)
  • OAK MANOR NURSING AND REHABILITATION LP (2901 STERLING HART DR)

Airports and heliports located in Commerce:

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College/University in Commerce:

  • Texas A & M University-Commerce (Full-time enrollment: 8,890; Location: 2600 South Neal; Public; Website: www.tamuc.edu/; Offers Doctor's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Commerce:

  • Paris Junior College (about 36 miles; Paris, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,875)
  • Collin County Community College District (about 44 miles; McKinney, TX; FT enrollment: 18,044)
  • The University of Texas at Dallas (about 53 miles; Richardson, TX; FT enrollment: 16,777)
  • Grayson College (about 54 miles; Denison, TX; FT enrollment: 2,496)
  • Richland College (about 54 miles; Dallas, TX; FT enrollment: 11,617)
  • Eastfield College (about 54 miles; Mesquite, TX; FT enrollment: 8,323)
  • Southern Methodist University (about 59 miles; Dallas, TX; FT enrollment: 9,150)

Public high schools in Commerce:

  • COMMERCE H S (Students: 439, Location: 3800 SREGIT DR, Grades: 9-12)
  • SUMMITT HOUSE (Location: 3315 WASHINGTON ST, Grades: KG-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Commerce:

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Library in Commerce:

  • COMMERCE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $110,510; Location: 1210 PARK ST; 29,125 books; 1,877 audio materials; 1,629 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 25 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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

Churches in Commerce include: Living Word Praise Chapel Church (A), Presbyterian Church (B), Trinity Lutheran Church (C), Bethel Church of God in Christ (D), Church of Christ (E), Saint Joseph Baptist Church (F), Ridgecrest Baptist Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Lake: Roundhouse Pool (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Commerce include: Lyndon Baines Johnson Park (1), Norris Park (2), Bicentennial Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Gene Edwards - Protestant Christian church planter, Claire Chennault - (1890-1958), commander of the Flying Tigers, Kent Williams (voice actor) - Actor, Susan Wood (poet) - Poet, Timothy Winn - Banker.

Hunt 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 Commerce and their reported violations in the past:

BIG WOOD SPRINGS WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 109, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-2007, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-31-2007), St Public Notif requested (DEC-13-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-13-2007), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-06-2008), St AO (w/penalty) issued (FEB-19-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-19-2007), St Public Notif requested (JUL-19-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUN-29-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-19-2007), St Public Notif requested (JUL-19-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUN-29-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-19-2007), St Public Notif requested (JUL-19-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUN-29-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-19-2007), St Public Notif requested (JUL-19-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUN-29-2010)
  • 12 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
  • 5 other older monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

53.0%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.7%
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: 0.3% of all households
1,059 people in college/university student housing in 2010
52 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Commerce in 2000:

  • 1,044 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 64 people in nursing homes
  • 9 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
Arena or stadium:
  • Texas A&M-Commerce Field House. Texas A&M University–Commerce.

Banks with branches in Commerce (2011 data):

  • Inwood National Bank: Commerce Branch at 1312 Washington Street, branch established on 1929/03/27. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,425.4 mil, Deposits: $1,226.3 mil, headquarters in Dallas, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 14 total offices, Holding Company: Inwood Bancshares, Inc.
  • Cypress Bank, SSB: Live Oak At Washington Branch at 1702 Live Oak, branch established on 1976/01/01. Info updated 2012/02/07: Bank assets: $165.9 mil, Deposits: $126.9 mil, headquarters in Pittsburg, TX, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 4 total offices
  • Alliance Bank: Commerce Branch at 1633 Highway 50, branch established on 1987/11/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $545.2 mil, Deposits: $488.9 mil, headquarters in Sulphur Springs, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Alliance Bancshares, Inc.
  • Guaranty Bond Bank: Commerce Branch at 1108 Park, branch established on 1993/08/23. Info updated 2011/07/29: Bank assets: $1,091.1 mil, Deposits: $932.8 mil, headquarters in Mount Pleasant, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 16 total offices, Holding Company: Guaranty Bancshares, Inc.
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Commerce Branch at 1305 Washington Street, branch established on 1889/01/01. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.

For population 15 years and over in Commerce:

Marital status in Commerce, TX
  • Never married: 56.1%
  • Now married: 28.7%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 3.2%
  • Divorced: 9.0%

For population 25 years and over in Commerce:

  • High school or higher: 80.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.2%
  • Unemployed: 14.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.5
Texas average:

14.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Commerce
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Commerce, TX (based on Hunt County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant34,158140
Mainline Protestant4,69030
Catholic2,3613
Black Protestant1,66610
Other1,0025
None42,252-
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: 14
Here:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
Here:

1.57 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 34
This county:

4.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 37
Here:

4.47 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

9.9%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.9%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Hunt County:

17.1%
Texas:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Commerce:

48.1%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

46.6%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Commerce:

28.2
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.9%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Commerce:

11.8%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Commerce:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

30.0%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
Here:

56.8%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

81.4%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Commerce, TX Residents
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
Police Protection - Officers 15$42,498$33,9980$0
Firefighters 13$35,517$32,7850$0
Water Supply 11$24,046$26,2320$0
Sewerage 9$23,276$31,0350$0
Parks and Recreation 6$15,206$30,4122$3,500
Police - Other 5$12,525$30,0600$0
Streets and Highways 5$10,789$25,8940$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 4$11,435$34,3050$0
Other Government Administration 3$13,955$55,8200$0
Financial Administration 2$6,633$39,7980$0
Judicial and Legal 1$2,982$35,7840$0
Health 1$2,750$33,0000$0
Totals for Government 75$201,612$32,2582$3,500

Commerce government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $174,000 ($19.03)
    Sewerage: $147,000 ($16.07)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $1,578,000 ($172.55)
    Police Protection: $1,400,000 ($153.09)
    Sewerage: $1,127,000 ($123.24)
    Local Fire Protection: $797,000 ($87.15)
    Solid Waste Management: $751,000 ($82.12)
    Parks and Recreation: $519,000 ($56.75)
    General Public Buildings: $491,000 ($53.69)
    Regular Highways: $351,000 ($38.38)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $341,000 ($37.29)
    Central Staff Services: $267,000 ($29.20)
    General - Other: $190,000 ($20.78)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $108,000 ($11.81)
    Libraries: $74,000 ($8.09)
    Air Transportation: $46,000 ($5.03)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash and Deposits: $16,000 ($1.75)
    Benefit Payments: $11,000 ($1.20)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $338,000 ($36.96)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $170,000 ($18.59)
    Local Fire Protection: $83,000 ($9.08)
    Regular Highways: $25,000 ($2.73)
    Police Protection: $24,000 ($2.62)
    Sewerage: $11,000 ($1.20)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000 ($0.55)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,566,000 ($389.94)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $146,000 ($15.97)

Commerce government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,518,000 ($165.99)
    Solid Waste Management: $814,000 ($89.01)
    Parks and Recreation: $71,000 ($7.76)
    Air Transportation: $25,000 ($2.73)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Governments: $3,000 ($0.33)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $1,000 ($0.11)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $74,000 ($8.09)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $29,000 ($3.17)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $143,000 ($15.64)
    General Revenue - Other: $122,000 ($13.34)
    Interest Earnings: $78,000 ($8.53)
    Donations From Private Sources: $37,000 ($4.05)
    Rents: $23,000 ($2.52)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,688,000 ($293.93)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $133,000 ($14.54)
    Water Utilities: $19,000 ($2.08)
    General Local Government Support: $3,000 ($0.33)
  • Tax - Property: $2,472,000 ($270.31)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,147,000 ($125.42)
    Public Utilities Sales: $626,000 ($68.45)
    Other Selective Sales: $51,000 ($5.58)
    Other License: $29,000 ($3.17)

Commerce government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,265,000 ($2106.62)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,600,000 ($2033.90)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $665,000 ($72.72)

Commerce government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,944,000 ($759.32)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,385,000 ($260.80)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,141,000 ($124.77)

9.87% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($47,016 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.87%
Texas average:

7.43%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($316 average AGI)
Hunt County:

0.06%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Dallas County, TX  2.11% ($44,772 average AGI)
from Collin County, TX  1.30% ($49,428)
from Rockwall County, TX  1.04% ($68,158)


7.88% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($41,072 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.88%
Texas average:

7.26%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Dallas County, TX  1.38% ($32,525 average AGI)
to Collin County, TX  0.91% ($45,391)
to Rockwall County, TX  0.68% ($70,870)
Businesses in Commerce, TX
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1SONIC Drive-In1
Domino's Pizza1Subway1
FedEx1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul2
Holiday Inn1Walmart1
McDonald's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Commerce:

  • 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.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KAAM (770 AM; 10 kW; GARLAND, TX; Owner: DONTRON, INC.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KMKI (620 AM; 5 kW; PLANO, TX; Owner: ABC, INC)
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • KYNG (950 AM; 10 kW; DENISON-SHERMAN, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KGVL (1400 AM; 1 kW; GREENVILLE, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)

Strongest FM radio stations in Commerce:

  • KETR (88.9 FM; COMMERCE, TX; Owner: TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY-COMMERCE)
  • KIKT (93.5 FM; GREENVILLE, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KRVA-FM (107.1 FM; CAMPBELL, TX; Owner: FIRST BROADCASTING INVESTMENT PARTNERS, LLC)
  • KLTY (94.9 FM; ARLINGTON, TX; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA OF TEXAS, LLC)
  • KFYZ-FM (98.3 FM; BONHAM, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS RADIO GROUP, L.P.)
  • KXEZ (92.1 FM; FARMERSVILLE, TX; Owner: METRO BROADCASTERS-TEXAS, INC.)
  • KSCH (95.9 FM; SULPHUR SPRINGS, TX; Owner: EAST TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Commerce:

  • KTAQ (Channel 47; GREENVILLE, TX; Owner: MIKE SIMONS)
  • KNOK-LP (Channel 43; GREENVILLE, TX; Owner: IGLESIA JESU CHRISTO ES MI REFUGIO, INC.)
  • K42DA (Channel 42; PARIS, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Commerce fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Commerce fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 44Number of bridges
  • 951ft / 290mTotal length
  • $9,072,000Total costs
  • 133,580Total average daily traffic
  • 18,681Total average daily truck traffic
  • 225,032Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Commerce, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 71950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 91970-1979
  • 51980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 122000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Commerce, TX
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED8$79,33614$82,12613$88,2144$60,0458$84,666
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$18,0000$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$66,0254$76,4958$96,7013$28,8932$58,415
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$77,7002$59,4801$114,3403$22,2130$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9605.00 , 9606.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$140,9101$64,0101$75,690
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 9605.00 , 9606.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Commerce, TX
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Commerce, TX - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 130. The highest number of reported fires - 219 took place in 2008, and the least - 78 in 2009. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Commerce, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (55.4%), and Structure Fires (32.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Commerce, TX
    • 1,22455.4%Outside Fires
    • 70732.0%Structure Fires
    • 22210.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 582.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Commerce, TX
Most common first names in Commerce, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William7376.7 years
John7178.0 years
James6672.9 years
Mary5178.3 years
Charles3470.4 years
Willie3179.0 years
George2976.5 years
Robert2572.2 years
Joe2271.2 years
Ruth2179.4 years
Most common last names in Commerce, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3878.0 years
Johnson3678.0 years
White3277.3 years
Moore2982.6 years
Williams2180.3 years
Taylor2174.1 years
Davis1978.5 years
Brown1870.3 years
Jones1877.8 years
Miller1776.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Commerce, TX
  • 61.3%Utility gas
  • 36.3%Electricity
  • 1.3%Wood
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Commerce, TX
  • 77.8%Electricity
  • 21.4%Utility gas
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Commerce compared to Texas state average:

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

Commerce on our top lists:

  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: educational services (population 5,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: education, training, and library occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest household incomes disparities (population 5,000+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: educational services (population 5,000+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of college students (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
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  • Matthew West (1)
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