Detroit, Texas

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Population in 2013: 711 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -8.4%
 
Males: 348  (49.0%)
Females: 363  (51.0%)
Median resident age:  34.4 years
Texas median age:  34.0 years

Zip codes: 75436.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $26,491 (it was $25,250 in 2000)
Detroit:

$26,491
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $16,381 (it was $14,331 in 2000)

Detroit town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $51,202 (it was $37,000 in 2000)
Detroit:

$51,202
TX:

$132,000

Median gross rent in 2013: $547.

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  • Races in Detroit, TX (2010)

    Detroit races chart
    • 59981.8%White alone
    • 8511.6%Black alone
    • 202.7%Two or more races
    • 152.0%Hispanic
    • 131.8%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Detroit: 79.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (18.7%), German (10.4%), United States (9.6%), English (7.5%), Subsaharan African (3.9%), Welsh (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 1.58 square miles.

Population density: 450 people per square mile   (low).

Detroit,TX real estate house value index trend

Detroit, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Detroit:

  • High school or higher: 84.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.3%
  • Unemployed: 9.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Detroit town:

  • Never married: 36.2%
  • Now married: 39.6%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 10.4%
  • Divorced: 12.4%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 11 registered sex offenders living in Detroit, Texas as of September 02, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Detroit to the number of sex offenders is 66 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $717 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $749 (1.7%)

Detroit satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: East Grayson, TX (74.1 miles , pop. 81,381).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Garland, TX (94.9 miles , pop. 215,768).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (106.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Blossom, TX (2.6 miles ), Sun Valley, TX (3.1 miles) , Deport, TX (3.1 miles ), Reno, TX (3.5 miles ), Clarksville, TX (3.6 miles ), Bogata, TX (3.7 miles ), Manchester, TX (3.9 miles ), Paris, TX (4.0 miles ).

Latitude: 33.66 N, Longitude: 95.26 W

Area code: 903

Detroit household income distribution Detroit home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.6%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +74 (+10.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (19%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Utilities (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Public administration (16%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (17%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (16%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Detroit, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Detroit-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 99% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/2/1982, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 2.4 miles away from the Detroit town center killed 10 people and injured 170 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/13/1981, a category F4 tornado 18.3 miles away from the town center injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Detroit-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 77% 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 96.2 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 203.2 miles away from Detroit 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 205.1 miles away from the city 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 320.8 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 153.9 miles away from Detroit center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 312.4 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 Red River County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Hurricanes: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Fires: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Detroit topographic map

Birthplace of: John Nance Garner - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers near Detroit:

  • RED RIVER HOMECARE LLC (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; RENO, TX)
  • ETMC CLARKSVILLE Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; CLARKSVILLE, TX)
  • REGENCY HEALTHCARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER AT RE (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; CLARKSVILLE, TX)
  • COUNTRY HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; CLARKSVILLE, TX)
  • CLARKSVILLE NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; CLARKSVILLE, TX)
  • HERITAGE HOUSE OF PARIS HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CE (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; PARIS, TX)
  • RED RIVER HAVEN NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; BOGATA, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Detroit:

  • Paris Junior College (about 16 miles; Paris, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,875)
  • Northeast Texas Community College (about 45 miles; Mount Pleasant, TX; FT enrollment: 2,320)
  • Texas A & M University-Commerce (about 48 miles; Commerce, TX; FT enrollment: 8,890)
  • Southeastern Oklahoma State University (about 69 miles; Durant, OK; FT enrollment: 3,365)
  • Texarkana College (about 71 miles; Texarkana, TX; FT enrollment: 2,629)
  • Grayson College (about 79 miles; Denison, TX; FT enrollment: 2,496)
  • Collin County Community College District (about 87 miles; McKinney, TX; FT enrollment: 18,044)

Public high school in Detroit:

Public elementary/middle schools in Detroit:

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

Church in Detroit: New Hope Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: New Hope Cemetery (1), Detroit Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Red River 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 Detroit and their reported violations in the past:

410 WSC (Population served: 2,136, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-17-2014)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 25.9%
(19.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 47.6% for Black residents, 41.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  63.3%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.9%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detroit compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age above state average.

Banks with branches in Detroit (2011 data):

  • Heritage Bank: Detroit Branch at 12038 Hwy 82 W, branch established on 2008/09/10. Info updated 2010/12/28: Bank assets: $65.3 mil, Deposits: $53.8 mil, headquarters in Pearland, TX, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Heritage Bancorp, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.0
Texas average:

14.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (56%)
  • Electricity (36%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • No fuel used (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Detroit town (based on Red River County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,16940
Mainline Protestant1,29117
Catholic921
Other11
None6,307-
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: 5
Red River County:

3.82 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Red River County:

1.53 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Red River County:

6.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Here:

6.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.0%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Red River County:

27.3%
Texas:

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

15.0%
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 1$2,303$27,6361$1,329
Water Supply 1$2,595$31,1400$0
Totals for Government 2$4,898$29,3881$1,329

7.41% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,146 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.41%
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 Lamar County, TX  1.98% ($26,849 average AGI)
from Bowie County, TX  0.64% ($28,679)
from Dallas County, TX  0.32% ($36,143)


7.38% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,358 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.38%
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 Lamar County, TX  2.05% ($38,382 average AGI)
to Bowie County, TX  0.60% ($32,962)
to Dallas County, TX  0.37% ($34,000)

Strongest AM radio stations in Detroit:

  • 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.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KPLT (1490 AM; 1 kW; PARIS, TX; Owner: EAST TEXAS BROADCASTING, 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.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KPYN (900 AM; 10 kW; ATLANTA, TX; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KYNG (950 AM; 10 kW; DENISON-SHERMAN, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Detroit:

  • KPLT-FM (107.7 FM; PARIS, TX; Owner: EAST TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBUS (101.9 FM; PARIS, TX; Owner: EAST TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOYN (93.9 FM; PARIS, TX; Owner: EAST TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KGAP (98.5 FM; CLARKSVILLE, TX; Owner: PETRACOM OF TEXARKANA, L.L.C.)
  • KHCP (89.3 FM; PARIS, TX; Owner: HOUSTON CHRISTIAN BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KITX (95.5 FM; HUGO, OK; Owner: K95.5, INC.)
  • K217CP (91.3 FM; PARIS, TX; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Detroit:

  • K42DA (Channel 42; PARIS, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K08KK (Channel 8; PARIS, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 49 ACQUISITION CORPORATION)

Detroit fatal accident list:

Jul 30, 2003 11:00 AM, Us-82, Vehicles: 4, Persons: 9, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Feb 16, 2002 03:25 AM, Us-82, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jul 26, 1999 09:45 PM, Us-82, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
May 26, 1987 11:45 AM, 82, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 2, Drunken persons involved: 1
Aug 3, 1983 11:50 AM, Fm410, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 23, 1978 03:50 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Detroit)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

7
  • Call Sign: KA5RLK, Licensee ID: L00238625
    Grant Date: 02/29/2008, Expiration Date: 05/20/2018, Certifier: Kenneth W Parker
    Registrant: Kenneth W Parker, Detroit, TX 75436-0010
  • Call Sign: KC5KHB, Licensee ID: L01065967
    Grant Date: 09/24/2005, Expiration Date: 09/24/2015
    Registrant: Anthony J Realand, 2351 Fm 1502, Detroit, TX 75436
  • Call Sign: KE7KU, Previous Call Sign: N6KAF, Licensee ID: L00183358
    Grant Date: 04/23/2003, Expiration Date: 07/20/2013, Cancellation Date: 08/14/2007
    Registrant: Gerald W Hester, 1405 Cr 1237, Detroit, TX 75436
  • Call Sign: WX7YUM, Previous Call Sign: KD7MEW, Licensee ID: L00334808
    Grant Date: 01/07/2011, Expiration Date: 04/03/2021, Certifier: Gerald W Hester
    Registrant: Nws Yuma Skywarn Assoc, 1405 County Road 1237, Detroit, TX 75436
  • Call Sign: K5ZZP, Previous Call Sign: KA5WEG, Licensee ID: L00685632
    Grant Date: 06/03/2003, Expiration Date: 06/03/2013, Certifier: William H Dickerson
    Registrant: William H Dickerson, 754 County Rd 1237, Detroit, TX 75436
  • Call Sign: W5GWH, Previous Call Sign: KE7KU, Licensee ID: L00183358
    Grant Date: 08/14/2007, Expiration Date: 08/14/2017, Certifier: Gerald W Hester
    Registrant: Gerald W Hester, 1405 Cr 1237, Detroit, TX 75436
  • Call Sign: KF5UNO, Licensee ID: L01774944
    Grant Date: 03/21/2013, Expiration Date: 03/21/2023, Certifier: Kirk D King
    Registrant: Kirk D King, 475 Cr 45750, Detroit, TX 75436

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 195 (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 146 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 4024A , Serial Number: 7821, Year manufactured: 1947
    Registrant (Individual): Ben Runyan, Rt 1, Detroit, TX 75436

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 8
Most common first names in Detroit, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2275.8 years
Mary2081.2 years
James2073.3 years
William1679.4 years
Robert1373.1 years
Charles968.2 years
George982.3 years
Martha873.8 years
Henry777.6 years
Lois678.8 years
Most common last names in Detroit, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2469.6 years
Johnson1275.2 years
Williams1179.1 years
King1080.4 years
Fisher1074.9 years
Pratt976.1 years
Miller971.8 years
Jones867.3 years
Lee779.0 years
Walker780.6 years
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