Cool, Texas

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Population in 2014: 163 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +0.6%
 
Males: 77  (47.8%)
Females: 86  (52.2%)
Median resident age:  46.0 years
Texas median age:  34.5 years

Zip codes: 76066, 76067, 76088.

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Estimated median household income in 2016: $44,053 (it was $30,938 in 2000)
Cool:

$44,053
TX:

$56,565

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $21,958 (it was $14,112 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $101,512 (it was $60,800 in 2000)
Cool:

$101,512
TX:

$161,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $150,287; Detached houses: $162,195; Mobile homes: $111,149

Median gross rent in 2016: $1,552.

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  • Races in Cool, TX (2010)

    Cool races chart
    • 13284.1%White alone
    • 2214.0%Hispanic
    • 21.3%Two or more races
    • 10.6%American Indian alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Cool: 87.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (21.0%), French (7.0%), German (4.0%), English (3.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 1.64 square miles.

Population density: 99 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Cool:

  • High school or higher: 79.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cool city:

  • Never married: 20.9%
  • Now married: 54.4%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 16.0%

19 residents are foreign born (5.1% Latin America, 2.4% Oceania).

This city:

7.5%
Texas:

16.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,633 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,088 (1.0%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fort Worth, TX (39.7 miles , pop. 534,694).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (71.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Millsap, TX (1.9 miles ), Mineral Wells, TX (2.3 miles ), Weatherford, TX (3.7 miles ), Palo Pinto-Santo, TX (4.1 miles ), Graford, TX (4.1 miles ), Palo Pinto, TX (4.1 miles ), Western Lake, TX (4.1 miles ), Horseshoe Bend, TX (4.2 miles ).

Latitude: 32.80 N, Longitude: 98.01 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 940

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Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.1%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -82 (-33.6%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (21%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (21%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (20%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Wholesale trade (10%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (10%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (30%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (18%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (17%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (15%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Community and social service occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)

Average climate in Cool, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Cool-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 104% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/25/1990, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.7 miles away from the Cool city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/12/1982, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 17.6 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Cool-area historical earthquake activity is near Texas state average. It is 76% 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 160.7 miles away from the city 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 360.5 miles away from Cool 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 157.5 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 138.7 miles away from the city 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 139.1 miles away from Cool center
On 1/2/1992 at 11:45:35, a magnitude 5.0 (4.6 MB, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 298.3 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 Parker County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 9, Fires: 6, Tornadoes: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Cool:

  • USRC MINERAL WELLS (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; MINERAL WELLS, TX)
  • PALO PINTO NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; MINERAL WELLS, TX)
  • MINERAL WELLS CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; MINERAL WELLS, TX)
  • MINERAL WELLS NURSING AND REHABILITATION LP (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; MINERAL WELLS, TX)
  • RESORT LODGE INC (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; MINERAL WELLS, TX)
  • NORTHWEST 23RD STREET (Hospital, about 7 miles away; MINERAL WELLS, TX)
  • KEENELAND HEALTH AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; WEATHERFORD, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cool:

  • Weatherford College (about 14 miles; Weatherford, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,080)
  • Texas Christian University (about 39 miles; Fort Worth, TX; FT enrollment: 9,131)
  • Tarrant County College District (about 40 miles; Fort Worth, TX; FT enrollment: 33,775)
  • Tarleton State University (about 43 miles; Stephenville, TX; FT enrollment: 8,882)
  • The University of Texas at Arlington (about 53 miles; Arlington, TX; FT enrollment: 27,453)
  • University of North Texas (about 58 miles; Denton, TX; FT enrollment: 31,694)
  • DeVry University-Texas (about 59 miles; Irving, TX; FT enrollment: 4,098)

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Parker 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)

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2011 was 3.18. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.18
U.S.:

6.40
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 17.2%
(18.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  67.1%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  2.9%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

18.5
Texas average:

14.3

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Religion statistics for Cool city (based on Parker County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant50,787137
Mainline Protestant8,28423
Catholic4,4932
Other9995
None52,364-
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: 10
Parker County:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Parker County:

0.37 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 45
Parker County:

4.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 57
Here:

5.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.1%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Parker County:

28.9%
Texas:

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

13.4%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Cool:

45.7%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Cool:

40.1%
State:

46.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.5
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Cool:

23.8%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.7%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Cool:

35.2%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
Cool:

49.2%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Cool:

73.0%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Cool, 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

8.65% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($49,165 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.65%
Texas average:

7.14%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($567 average AGI)
Parker County:

0.05%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Tarrant County, TX  3.39% ($51,790 average AGI)
from Palo Pinto County, TX  0.39% ($40,298)
from Wise County, TX  0.32% ($36,087)


8.34% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,501 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.34%
Texas average:

6.69%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($576 average AGI)
Parker County:

0.08%
Texas average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Tarrant County, TX  3.21% ($40,023 average AGI)
to Palo Pinto County, TX  0.34% ($28,985)
to Wise County, TX  0.28% ($34,604)

Strongest AM radio stations in Cool:

  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • 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)
  • KJSA (1120 AM; daytime; 0 kW; MINERAL WELLS, TX; Owner: JERRY SNYDER AND ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KHVN (970 AM; 10 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KZEE (1220 AM; 1 kW; WEATHERFORD, TX; Owner: TARRANT RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTNO (1440 AM; 12 kW; DENTON, TX; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KNAX (1630 AM; 10 kW; FT. WORTH, TX; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cool:

  • KFWR (95.9 FM; MINERAL WELLS, TX; Owner: LKCM RADIO GROUP, LP)
  • KDXX (107.1 FM; BENBROOK, TX; Owner: KCYT-FM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KYQX (89.5 FM; WEATHERFORD, TX; Owner: CSSI NON-PROFIT EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KTFW-FM (92.1 FM; GLEN ROSE, TX; Owner: M&M BROADCASTERS, LTD.)
  • KRNB (105.7 FM; DECATUR, TX; Owner: SERVICE BROADCASTING I, LTD.)
  • KDKR (91.3 FM; DECATUR, TX; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • 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)
  • KHCK-FM (99.1 FM; DENTON, TX; Owner: KHCK-FM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KNOR (93.7 FM; HEALDTON, OK; Owner: AM & PM BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KWRD-FM (100.7 FM; HIGHLAND VILLAGE, TX; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA OF TEXAS, L.L.C.)
  • K213CS (90.5 FM; MINERAL WELLS, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL EVANGELISM)
  • KNOB-LP (99.9 FM; MINERAL WELLS, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Cool:

  • KFWD (Channel 52; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: HIC BROADCAST, INC.)

Cool fatal accident list:

Jun 26, 2013 04:12 PM, Us-180, Lat: 32.79992, Lon: -98.00050, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Aug 1, 2007 08:30 PM, Us-180, Lat: 32.80067, Lon: -98.00379, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Feb 25, 1995 11:20 AM, 180, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 22, 1994 12:05 AM, 180, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jul 12, 1988 11:45 PM, 180, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Jun 6, 1987 06:50 PM, 180, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 31m102ftTotal length
  • $308,000Total costs
  • 40,240Total average daily traffic
  • 3,880Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • Joel Prochaska, .01 Mi North Of Cottonwood Trail (Parker County) (Lat: 32.956389 Lon: -97.935556), Type: 97.5, Overall height: 97.5 m, Registrant: 2024344282, Buckley@khlaw.Com, 1001 G STREET, NW, SUITE 500 WEST
  • Joel Prochaska, .01 Mi North Of Cottonwood Trail (Parker County) (Lat: 32.956389 Lon: -97.935556), Type: 97.5, Overall height: 97.5 m, Registrant: 2024344282, Buckley@khlaw.Com, 1001 G STREET, NW, SUITE 500 WEST
  • Ronald Blanco, .01 Mi North Of Cottonwood Trail (Parker County) (Lat: 32.969889 Lon: -97.933028), Type: 97.5, Structure height: 48367 m, Overall height: 97.5 m, Registrant: 2024344100, Telecomlicensing@khlaw.Com, 1001 G STREET, NW, SUITE 500 WEST
  • Ronald Blanco, .01 Mi North Of Cottonwood Trail (Parker County) (Lat: 32.969889 Lon: -97.933028), Type: 97.5, Structure height: 48367 m, Overall height: 97.5 m, Registrant: 2024344100, Telecomlicensing@khlaw.Com, 1001 G STREET, NW, SUITE 500 WEST

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Poolville, .01 Mi North Of Cottonwood Trail (Parker County) (Lat: 32.956389 Lon: -97.935556), Type: Tower, Structure height: 97.5 m, Call Sign: WQKX250
    Assigned Frequencies: 6226.89 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6286.19 MHzGrant Date: 10/14/2009, Expiration Date: 10/14/2019, Certifier: Joel ProchaskaRegistrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4100, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2
  • Hazardous Condition: 6
  • Service Call: 2

Incident types - Cool

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Cool, TX

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (67%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (27%)
  • Wood (5%)

Cool 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 below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.

Cool on our top lists:

  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most mentions on city-data.com forum"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
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