DeCordova, Texas

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Population in 2014: 2,787 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Males: 1,363  (48.9%)
Females: 1,424  (51.1%)
Median resident age:  61.4 years
Texas median age:  34.5 years
Estimated median household income in 2016: $60,274
DeCordova:

$60,274
TX:

$56,565

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $32,511

DeCordova city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $184,022
DeCordova:

$184,022
TX:

$161,500

Median gross rent in 2016: $1,351.

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  • Races in DeCordova, TX (2010)

    DeCordova races chart
    • 2,57696.0%White alone
    • 632.3%Hispanic
    • 170.6%Two or more races
    • 140.5%American Indian alone
    • 100.4%Asian alone
    • 20.07%Black alone
    • 10.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in DeCordova: 94.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (22.8%), American (21.5%), German (13.1%), Irish (7.4%), Scotch-Irish (5.6%), Scottish (3.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

For population 25 years and over in DeCordova:

  • High school or higher: 98.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 40.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.9%

For population 15 years and over in DeCordova city:

  • Never married: 4.5%
  • Now married: 73.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 12.0%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

37 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.3%
Texas:

16.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $2,151 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,964 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fort Worth, TX (30.0 miles , pop. 534,694).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (58.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Canyon Creek, TX (1.9 miles ), Pecan Plantation, TX (2.2 miles ), Brazos Bend, TX (2.2 miles ), Granbury, TX (2.3 miles ), Cresson, TX (2.9 miles ), Oak Trail Shores, TX (3.0 miles ), Godley, TX (3.1 miles ), Tolar, TX (3.7 miles ).

Latitude: 32.43 N, Longitude: 97.69 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 817

DeCordova household income distribution DeCordova home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.5%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Utilities (7%)
  • Educational services (24%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Other services, except public administration (12%)
  • Information (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (5%)
  • Construction (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (21%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (6%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (26%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Community and social service occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in DeCordova: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Tornado activity:

DeCordova-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 126% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/25/1990, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.5 miles away from the DeCordova city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/26/1976, a category F4 tornado 26.6 miles away from the city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

DeCordova-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 78% 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 183.5 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 366.5 miles away from DeCordova 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 170.5 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 162.2 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 167.9 miles away from DeCordova 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 315.8 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 Hood County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 5, Fires: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near DeCordova:

  • SOUTHTOWN GRANBURY (Hospital, about 4 miles away; GRANBURY, TX)
  • SENIOR CARE OF HARBOR LAKES (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; GRANBURY, TX)
  • NEW HORIZONS (Hospital, about 5 miles away; GRANBURY, TX)
  • TRINITY MISSION HEALTH AND REHAB OF GRANBURY (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; GRANBURY, TX)
  • ENCOMPASS HOME HEALTH OF NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; GRANBURY, TX)
  • TORREY STREET (Hospital, about 6 miles away; GRANBURY, TX)
  • COMMUNITY CARE GRANBURY (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; GRANBURY, TX)

Amtrak station near DeCordova:

  • 20 miles: CLEBURNE (502 E. HENDERSON ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, free short-term parking.

Operable nuclear power plants near DeCordova:

  • 14 miles: Comanche Peak 1 and 2 in Glen Rose, TX.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to DeCordova:

  • Weatherford College (about 23 miles; Weatherford, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,080)
  • Texas Christian University (about 28 miles; Fort Worth, TX; FT enrollment: 9,131)
  • Tarrant County College District (about 31 miles; Fort Worth, TX; FT enrollment: 33,775)
  • Tarleton State University (about 35 miles; Stephenville, TX; FT enrollment: 8,882)
  • The University of Texas at Arlington (about 40 miles; Arlington, TX; FT enrollment: 27,453)
  • Hill College (about 46 miles; Hillsboro, TX; FT enrollment: 2,968)
  • Dallas Baptist University (about 48 miles; Dallas, TX; FT enrollment: 4,280)

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Streams, rivers, and creeks: McCarthy Branch (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hood 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 2013 was 77.5. This is about average.

City:

77.5
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 30.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.7
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 1.5%
(1.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  73.0%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  1.9%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.5
Texas average:

14.3

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for DeCordova city (based on Hood County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant18,21852
Mainline Protestant6,65010
Catholic3,4501
Other7894
None22,075-
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: 12
Hood County:

2.45 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Hood County:

0.41 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 35
Hood County:

7.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 32
Here:

6.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.8%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Hood County:

26.2%
Texas:

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

16.0%
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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$1,225
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$1,225
Totals for Government 0$0 2$2,450

8.68% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($58,856 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.68%
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 Tarrant County, TX  2.00% ($62,902 average AGI)
from Parker County, TX  0.54% ($40,698)
from Johnson County, TX  0.44% ($45,063)


8.36% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,929 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.36%
Texas average:

6.69%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($560 average AGI)
Hood County:

0.07%
Texas average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Tarrant County, TX  2.02% ($43,433 average AGI)
to Parker County, TX  0.52% ($35,785)
to Johnson County, TX  0.43% ($36,584)

Strongest AM radio stations in DeCordova:

  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • 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)
  • KPIR (1420 AM; 1 kW; GRANBURY, TX; Owner: PIRATE BROADCASTERS, 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)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KNAX (1630 AM; 10 kW; FT. WORTH, TX; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLIF (570 AM; 5 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: KLIF LICO, INC.)
  • KTNO (1440 AM; 12 kW; DENTON, TX; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in DeCordova:

  • KDXX (107.1 FM; BENBROOK, TX; Owner: KCYT-FM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KTFW-FM (92.1 FM; GLEN ROSE, TX; Owner: M&M BROADCASTERS, LTD.)
  • KFWR (95.9 FM; MINERAL WELLS, TX; Owner: LKCM RADIO GROUP, LP)
  • KLLI (105.3 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF DALLAS)
  • KRBV (100.3 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF FORT WORTH)
  • KKDA-FM (104.5 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: SERVICE BROADCASTING I, LTD.)
  • KZPS (92.5 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KHKS (106.1 FM; DENTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KVIL-FM (103.7 FM; HIGHLAND PARK-DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF TEXAS)
  • KOAI (107.5 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: INFINITY KOAI-FM, INC.)
  • KEGL (97.1 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBFB (97.9 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KSCS (96.3 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KLNO (94.1 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KCBI (90.9 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CRISWELL CENTER FOR BIBLICAL STUDIES)
  • KDGE (102.1 FM; FORT WORTH-DALLAS, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDMX (102.9 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KYQX (89.5 FM; WEATHERFORD, TX; Owner: CSSI NON-PROFIT EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KLUV-FM (98.7 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF DALLAS)
  • KPLX (99.5 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KPLX LICO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around DeCordova:

  • KFWD (Channel 52; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: HIC BROADCAST, INC.)
  • KTVT (Channel 11; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: CBS STATIONS GROUP OF TEXAS L.P.)
  • KXAS-TV (Channel 5; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: STATION VENTURE OPERATIONS, LP)
  • KDTN (Channel 2; DENTON, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSTR-TV (Channel 49; IRVING, TX; Owner: TELEFUTURA DALLAS LLC)
  • KDAF (Channel 33; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • KPXD (Channel 68; ARLINGTON, TX; Owner: PAXSON DALLAS LICENSE, INC.)
  • KUVN (Channel 23; GARLAND, TX; Owner: KUVN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KTXA (Channel 21; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: VIACOM TELEVISION STATIONS GROUP OF DALLAS/FORT WORTH L.P.)
  • KMPX (Channel 29; DECATUR, TX; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WFAA-TV (Channel 8; DALLAS, TX; Owner: WFAA-TV, L.P.)
  • KDFI (Channel 27; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NEW DMIC, INC.)
  • KDFW (Channel 4; DALLAS, TX; Owner: KDFW LICENSE, INC.)
  • KERA-TV (Channel 13; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXTX-TV (Channel 39; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF TEXAS PARTNERSHIP, LP)
  • KDTX-TV (Channel 58; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF TEXAS, INC.)
  • KUVN-CA (Channel 31; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KUVN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • K26HF (Channel 26; BRITTON, TX; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KHPK-LP (Channel 28; DE SOTO, TX; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KATA-LP (Channel 60; MESQUITE, TX; Owner: JANE McGINNIS)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in DeCordova)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • STATION, 0.5 Mi E Of Hwy 144 (Lat: 32.339583 Lon: -97.749194), Overall height: 82.3 m, Call Sign: WHT20
    Assigned Frequencies: 6545.00 MHz, 6585.00 MHzGrant Date: 12/21/2010, Expiration Date: 03/05/2021, Certifier: Dennis SkruhakRegistrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street, Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4100, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:

DeCordova compared to Texas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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 significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
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