Cuney, Texas

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Population in 2013: 140 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.4%
 
Males: 90  (64.7%)
Females: 50  (35.3%)
Median resident age:  40.8 years
Texas median age:  34.0 years

Zip code: 75759

Estimated median household income in 2013: $22,166 (it was $18,333 in 2000)
Cuney:

$22,166
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $10,491 (it was $7,612 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $45,775 (it was $51,900 in 2000)
Cuney:

$45,775
TX:

$132,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $44,595; Detached houses: $36,201; Mobile homes: $54,117

Median gross rent in 2013: $861.

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  • Races in Cuney, TX (2010)

    Cuney races chart
    • 9970.7%Black alone
    • 1712.1%Hispanic
    • 1611.4%White alone
    • 85.7%Two or more races
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Cuney: 82.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Latest news from Cuney, TX collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: Irish (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 1.64 square miles.

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

Cuney, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Cuney:

  • High school or higher: 87.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 8.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cuney town:

  • Never married: 23.5%
  • Now married: 47.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 21.1%

7 residents are foreign born (4.7% Latin America).

This town:

4.7%
Texas:

16.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $542 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $730 (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
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.5%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -25 (-14.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (24%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (21%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (18%)
  • Public administration (18%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Educational services (69%)
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (24%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (21%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (18%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (18%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (44%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (31%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (25%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)

Average climate in Cuney, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Cuney, Texas average temperatures Cuney, Texas average precipitation Cuney, Texas humidity Cuney, Texas wind speed Cuney, Texas snowfall Cuney, Texas sunshine Cuney, Texas clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Cuney-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 87% 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 slightly below Texas state average. It is 81% 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 319.4 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 190.9 miles away from Cuney center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 285.0 miles away from the city 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 287.3 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 227.4 miles away from Cuney 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 85.6 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 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).
Cuney topographic map

Hospitals and 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)
  • EAST TEXAS MEDICAL CENTER JACKSONVILLE Acute Care Hospitals (about 10 miles away; JACKSONVILLE, TX)
  • SUNSET CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; JACKSONVILLE, TX)
  • JACKSONVILLE HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; JACKSONVILLE, TX)
  • HOMECARE NETWORK EAST INC (Home Health Center, about 11 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: 5,774)
  • Tyler Junior College (about 23 miles; Tyler, TX; FT enrollment: 8,104)
  • Trinity Valley Community College (about 29 miles; Athens, TX; FT enrollment: 5,333)
  • Kilgore College (about 40 miles; Kilgore, TX; FT enrollment: 3,127)
  • LeTourneau University (about 51 miles; Longview, TX; FT enrollment: 2,357)
  • Stephen F Austin State University (about 58 miles; Nacogdoches, TX; FT enrollment: 11,542)
  • Navarro College (about 64 miles; Corsicana, TX; FT enrollment: 7,711)

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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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 79.4. This is about average.

City:

79.4
U.S.:

74.2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 3.11. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.11
U.S.:

6.58

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 34.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.8
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 73.0%
(64.7% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for two or more races 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

Cuney compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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 significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

16.7
Texas average:

14.4

Cuney travel time to work - commute Cuney mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (56%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (20%)
  • Utility gas (13%)
  • Wood (9%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant16,87883
Catholic8,9174
Mainline Protestant2,74226
Black Protestant92211
Orthodox181
Other62
None21,362-
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: 6
Cherokee County:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

3.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

4.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.4%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Cherokee County:

27.4%
Texas:

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

16.7%
State:

15.7%
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
Other Government Administration 1$2,396$28,7520$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$664
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$1,807
Totals for Government 1$2,396$28,7522$2,471

6.17% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,444 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.17%
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  1.40% ($33,361 average AGI)
from Anderson County, TX  0.43% ($36,149)
from Dallas County, TX  0.27% ($32,512)


6.62% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,274 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.62%
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  1.69% ($42,105 average AGI)
to Angelina County, TX  0.38% ($28,333)
to Anderson County, TX  0.37% ($31,724)

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 persons involved: 1
Oct 8, 1994 87:99 PM, 175, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 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 persons involved: 1
May 14, 1986 11:50 AM, 175, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2, Drunken persons involved: 1
Jun 21, 1979 06:20 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 0mTotal length
  • 4,900Total average daily traffic
  • 735Total average daily truck traffic
  • 6,860Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

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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