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Population in 2012: 140 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.4%
 

Males: 77  (55.3%)
Females: 63  (44.7%)

Median resident age:  41.7 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip code: 75759

Estimated median household income in 2012: $18,451 (it was $18,333 in 2000)
Cuney:

$18,451
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $10,536

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $43,403 (it was $51,900 in 2000)
Cuney:

$43,403
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $41,488; Detached houses: $40,414; Mobile homes: $43,714

Median gross rent in 2012: $793.

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  • Black alone - 99 (70.7%)
  • Hispanic - 17 (12.1%)
  • White alone - 16 (11.4%)
  • Two or more races - 8 (5.7%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Cuney: 85.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (7.5%), English (5.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 1.64 square miles.

Population density: 86 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in Cuney:

  • High school or higher: 68.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cuney town:

  • Never married: 23.5%
  • Now married: 46.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 8.3%
  • Divorced: 22.0%

7 residents are foreign born

This town:  4.1%
Texas:  16.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $520 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $708 (1.5%)

Cuney satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tyler, TX (21.9 miles , pop. 83,650).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Garland, TX (93.2 miles , pop. 215,768).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (95.9 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Berryville, TX (2.2 miles ), Frankston, TX (2.3 miles ), Shadybrook, TX (2.3 miles ), Mount Selman, TX (2.6 miles) , Coffee City, TX (2.9 miles) , Emerald Bay, TX (3.0 miles ), Bullard, TX (3.0 miles ), La Rue-Poynor, TX (3.1 miles) .

Latitude: 32.03 N, Longitude: 95.42 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 903

Cuney household income distribution Cuney home values distribution

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 2 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

6.80
Texas average:

2.23

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.8%
Texas:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -25 (-14.7%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (24%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (24%)
  • Public administration (24%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Educational services (47%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (21%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (14%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (14%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Customer service representatives (10%)
  • Bus drivers (10%)
  • Construction laborers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (19%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (15%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (12%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (12%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)


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Tornado activity:

Cuney-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 178% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/12/1955, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.3 miles away from the Cuney town center injured 7 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/26/1991, a category F3 tornado 7.0 miles away from the town center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Cuney-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 85.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cherokee County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Hurricanes: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Fires: 3, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Cuney:

  • FRANKSTON HEALTHCARE CENTER, LP (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; FRANKSTON, TX)
  • TWIN OAKS HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; JACKSONVILLE, TX)
  • MSHC BONNER STREET PLAZA, LLC (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; JACKSONVILLE, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cuney:

  • The University of Texas at Tyler (about 22 miles; Tyler, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,172)
  • Tyler Junior College (about 23 miles; Tyler, TX; FT enrollment: 6,186)
  • Trinity Valley Community College (about 28 miles; Athens, TX; FT enrollment: 2,707)
  • Kilgore College (about 40 miles; Kilgore, TX; FT enrollment: 2,977)
  • LeTourneau University (about 50 miles; Longview, TX; FT enrollment: 3,187)
  • Stephen F Austin State University (about 54 miles; Nacogdoches, TX; FT enrollment: 10,307)
  • Navarro College (about 64 miles; Corsicana, TX; FT enrollment: 4,283)

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Creek: Flat Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Cherokee 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
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AQI  NO2 Ozone 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 27.7. This is about average.
City:

27.7
U.S.:

32.0
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.69. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

3.69
U.S.:

9.39
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 32.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

32.6
U.S.:

28.3


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 70.0%
(81.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 61.8% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  55.4%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  0.0%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Cuney, TX

Cuney compared to Texas state average:

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


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Cuney travel time to work - commute


Cuney mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (37%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (30%)
  • Utility gas (23%)
  • Wood (7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Cuney town (based on Cherokee County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.33%
Here58.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaAmerican Baptist AssociationUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic Church
Adherents38.7%21.0%12.2%10.9%6.4%
Congregations21.4%15.2%11.6%18.8%2.7%
NameChurches of ChristChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Church of the NazareneAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents4.5%1.4%1.4%1.3%2.2%
Congregations11.6%3.6%2.7%6.3%6.3%
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: 6
This county:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Cherokee County:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.46 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
This county:

3.12 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 21
Cherokee County:

4.37 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.4%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.4%
Texas:

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

16.7%
State:

15.7%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 1$2,055$24,6600$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$828
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$1,448
Sewerage 1$1,993$23,9160$0
Water Supply 0$0 1$1,993
Other and Unallocable 0$0 3$1,276
Totals for Government 2$4,048$24,2886$5,545


6.29% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,703 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.29%
Texas average:

8.37%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Smith County, TX  1.55% ($33,576 average AGI)
from Anderson County, TX  0.33% ($28,388)
from Dallas County, TX  0.28% ($34,244)


6.82% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,978 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.82%
Texas average:

7.44%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Smith County, TX  1.68% ($32,028 average AGI)
to Anderson County, TX  0.38% ($27,298)
to Angelina County, TX  0.35% ($29,135)

Strongest AM radio stations in Cuney:

  • KTBB (600 AM; 5 kW; TYLER, TX; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOFY (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GILMER, TX; Owner: JERRY RUSSELL D/B/A THE RUSSELL COMPANY)
  • KEBE (1400 AM; 1 kW; JACKSONVILLE, TX; Owner: WALLER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • 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.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • 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.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cuney:

  • KOYE (96.7 FM; FRANKSTON, TX; Owner: WALLER MEDIA, LLC)
  • KOOI (106.5 FM; JACKSONVILLE, TX; Owner: WALLER BROADCASTING, 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)
  • KPXI (100.7 FM; OVERTON, TX; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA OF TEXAS, LLC)
  • KNUE (101.5 FM; TYLER, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KYYK (98.3 FM; PALESTINE, TX; Owner: HIGHTOWER RADIO, INC.)
  • KLJT (102.3 FM; JACKSONVILLE, TX; Owner: WALLER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KYFP (89.1 FM; PALESTINE, TX; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KISX (107.3 FM; WHITEHOUSE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGLY (91.3 FM; TYLER, TX; Owner: EDUC. RADIO FOUND. OF E. TEXAS, INC.)
  • KVNE (89.5 FM; TYLER, TX; Owner: EDUC. RADIO FOUND. OF E. TEXAS, INC.)
  • KTPB (88.7 FM; KILGORE, TX; Owner: KILGORE JUNIOR COLLEGE)
  • K259AQ (99.7 FM; TYLER, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBLZ (102.7 FM; WINONA, TX; Owner: S.O. 2,000, LC)
  • KWRW (97.7 FM; RUSK, TX; Owner: E. H. WHITEHEAD)
  • KDOK (92.1 FM; TYLER, TX; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K202CE (88.3 FM; PALESTINE, TX; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • K243AE (96.5 FM; TYLER, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Cuney:

  • KETK-TV (Channel 56; JACKSONVILLE, TX; Owner: KETK LICENSEE L.P.)
  • K26GA (Channel 26; TYLER/JACKSONVILLE, TX; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KLSB-TV (Channel 19; NACOGDOCHES, TX; Owner: KLSB ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • KFXK (Channel 51; LONGVIEW, TX; Owner: WARWICK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KLTV (Channel 7; TYLER, TX; Owner: CIVCO, INC.)
  • KTPN-LP (Channel 48; TYLER, TX; Owner: WARWICK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K20DL (Channel 20; TYLER, TX; Owner: PROGRESSIVE CABLE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • K17BP (Channel 17; PALESTINE, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K24DS (Channel 24; PALESTINE, TX; Owner: ETERNAL TRUTH NETWORK, INC.)

Cuney fatal accident list:

Aug 26, 1997 04:50 AM, 175, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Oct 20, 1996 09:40 PM, 175, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Oct 8, 1994 87:99 PM, 175, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Dec 3, 1994 05:45 AM, 175, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 2
Mar 21, 1987 03:45 AM, 175, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
May 14, 1986 11:50 AM, 175, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2, Drunken drivers: 1
Jun 21, 1979 06:20 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Cuney)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Cuney Sub, 2 Mi N Of Us 175 On Fm 855 (Lat: 32.050972 Lon: -95.402722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 50.3 m, Call Sign: WNTR968
    Assigned Frequencies: 934.375 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/24/2008, Expiration Date: 09/02/2018
    Registrant: Huffman Communications, 2829 W. 7th Ave, Corsicana, TX 75151-1753, Phone: (903) 872-8306, Fax: (903) 872-6032, Email:
  • CUNEY01, 100 Cr 3517 (Lat: 32.034333 Lon: -95.412028), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 79.2 m, Call Sign: WQNP404
    Assigned Frequencies: 11485.0 MHz, 11525.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, 11445.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/07/2011, Expiration Date: 04/07/2021, Certifier: Scott Hedspeth
    Registrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Rd, Ste 200e, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1801, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4

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