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Population in 2012: 369 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -11.9%
 

Males: 211  (57.3%)
Females: 158  (42.7%)

Median resident age:  36.6 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 75438.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $51,135 (it was $35,313 in 2000)
Dodd City:

$51,135
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,528

Dodd City town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $61,572 (it was $34,300 in 2000)
Dodd City:

$61,572
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $76,169; Detached houses: $88,388; Mobile homes: $38,955

Median gross rent in 2012: $768.

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Dodd City races chart
  • White alone - 338 (91.6%)
  • Two or more races - 13 (3.5%)
  • Black alone - 10 (2.7%)
  • Hispanic - 7 (1.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.3%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Dodd City: 79.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (32.6%), German (15.6%), English (6.5%), United States (6.2%), Polish (2.4%), Italian (1.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 666 feet

Land area: 1.69 square miles.

Population density: 218 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Dodd City:

  • High school or higher: 82.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 11.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dodd City town:

  • Never married: 15.5%
  • Now married: 59.2%
  • Separated: 4.5%
  • Widowed: 3.8%
  • Divorced: 17.0%

1 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.3%
Texas:  16.4%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Dodd City, Texas as of October 22, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Dodd City to the number of sex offenders is 185 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $858 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $786 (1.1%)

Dodd City satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: McKinney, TX (41.8 miles , pop. 54,369).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Plano, TX (53.2 miles , pop. 222,030).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (67.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Windom, TX (2.1 miles ), Bonham, TX (2.5 miles ), Honey Grove, TX (3.1 miles ), Ravenna-Telephone, TX (3.2 miles) , Ivanhoe, TX (3.2 miles ), Bailey, TX (3.3 miles ), Ector, TX (3.4 miles ), Ravenna, TX (3.4 miles ).

Latitude: 33.58 N, Longitude: 96.07 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 903

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.8%
Texas:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +82 (+24.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (29%)
  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Utilities (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Construction (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (12%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (5%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (21%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Business operations specialists (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Dodd City-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 238% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/13/1981, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.4 miles away from the Dodd City town center injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/6/1955, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 0.4 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 27 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Dodd City-area historical earthquake activity is above Texas state average. It is 91% 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 77.8 miles away from the city 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 28.0 miles away from Dodd City center
On 10/20/2002 at 02:18:13, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 48.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/8/2004 at 00:15:09, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 81.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/6/2006 at 22:13:16, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 96.7 miles away from Dodd City center
On 5/31/2002 at 09:57:10, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 94.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Fannin County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Fires: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Flood: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Clayton Sean Horton - Artist.


Hospitals/medical centers near Dodd City:

  • CLYDE W COSPER TEXAS STATE VETERANS HOME (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; BONHAM, TX)
  • RED RIVER REGIONAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Proprietary, about 6 miles away; BONHAM, TX)
  • NORTHEAST MEDICAL CENT (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; BONHAM, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dodd City:

  • Texas A & M University-Commerce (about 26 miles; Commerce, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,138)
  • Paris Junior College (about 32 miles; Paris, TX; FT enrollment: 2,649)
  • Grayson County College (about 34 miles; Denison, TX; FT enrollment: 2,340)
  • Southeastern Oklahoma State University (about 35 miles; Durant, OK; FT enrollment: 3,111)
  • Collin County Community College District (about 57 miles; Plano, TX; FT enrollment: 9,675)
  • The University of Texas at Dallas (about 57 miles; Richardson, TX; FT enrollment: 10,442)
  • Richland College (about 60 miles; Dallas, TX; FT enrollment: 5,192)

Public high school in Dodd City:

  • Dodd City School (Students: 318; Location: 602 N MAIN ST; Grades: PK-12; Our rating: 71)
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Notable location: Dodd City Fire Department - First Responders (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Fannin 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 Dodd City and their reported violations in the past:

BROTHERTON WSC (Population served: 306, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2000 and APR-02-2001, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Formal NOV issued (MAR-16-2001), Fed Compliance achieved (APR-02-2001)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 5.6%
(5.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  69.7%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  3.5%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Dodd City, TX

Dodd City compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Dodd City travel time to work - commute


Dodd City mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (52%)
  • Electricity (42%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Dodd City town (based on Fannin County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 74.66%
Here74.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)
Adherents63.0%13.7%8.8%6.1%1.9%
Congregations36.0%3.0%17.0%20.0%2.0%
NameChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Presbyterian Church (USA)LDS (Mormon) ChurchChurch of the NazareneOther
Adherents1.6%1.4%1.0%0.6%1.8%
Congregations5.0%3.0%1.0%1.0%12.0%
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: 4
Fannin County:

1.21 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

0.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.61 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

4.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Here:

3.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.9%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Fannin County:

25.3%
Texas:

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

12.2%
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 0$0 4$1,389
Sewerage 0$0 1$675
Totals for Government 0$0 5$2,064


7.97% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($49,165 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.97%
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 Collin County, TX  1.62% ($42,893 average AGI)
from Grayson County, TX  1.18% ($29,397)
from Dallas County, TX  0.72% ($204,887)


7.74% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,819 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.74%
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 Grayson County, TX  1.71% ($28,054 average AGI)
to Collin County, TX  0.99% ($38,907)
to Dallas County, TX  0.59% ($30,966)

Strongest AM radio stations in Dodd City:

  • 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.)
  • KYNG (950 AM; 10 kW; DENISON-SHERMAN, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KTBK (1700 AM; 10 kW; SHERMAN, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KFYN (1420 AM; 0 kW; BONHAM, TX; Owner: BONHAM BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KMKI (620 AM; 5 kW; PLANO, TX; Owner: ABC, INC)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KAAM (770 AM; 10 kW; GARLAND, TX; Owner: DONTRON, INC.)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dodd City:

  • KFYZ-FM (98.3 FM; BONHAM, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS RADIO GROUP, L.P.)
  • KESN (103.3 FM; ALLEN, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KSOC (94.5 FM; GAINESVILLE, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KLAK (97.5 FM; DURANT, OK; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KMKT (93.1 FM; BELLS, TX; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KTCY (104.9 FM; PILOT POINT, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KTPW (89.7 FM; SANGER, TX; Owner: RESEARCH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION, INC)
  • KTDK (104.1 FM; SANGER, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KXEZ (92.1 FM; FARMERSVILLE, TX; Owner: METRO BROADCASTERS-TEXAS, INC.)
  • KHYI (95.3 FM; HOWE, TX; Owner: METRO BROADCASTERS - TEXAS, INC.)
  • KETR (88.9 FM; COMMERCE, TX; Owner: TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY-COMMERCE)
  • KIKT (93.5 FM; GREENVILLE, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Dodd City:

  • KTAQ (Channel 47; GREENVILLE, TX; Owner: MIKE SIMONS)
  • KXII (Channel 12; SHERMAN, TX; Owner: KXII LICENSEE CORP.)
  • K42DA (Channel 42; PARIS, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KNOK-LP (Channel 43; GREENVILLE, TX; Owner: IGLESIA JESU CHRISTO ES MI REFUGIO, INC.)


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: KB5PMD, Licensee ID: L00553058
    Grant Date: 07/30/2012, Expiration Date: 10/27/2022, Certifier: Paul D Kirkpatrick
    Registrant: Paul D Kirkpatrick, Dodd City, TX 75438
  • Call Sign: KB5PME, Licensee ID: L00370579
    Grant Date: 04/29/2011, Expiration Date: 07/23/2021, Certifier: Rita K Kirkpatrick
    Registrant: Rita K Kirkpatrick, Box 187, Dodd City, TX 75438
  • Call Sign: KB5PPE
    Grant Date: 04/30/1991, Expiration Date: 04/30/2001, Cancellation Date: 05/01/2003
    Registrant: James L Carpenter, Rt 1, Dodd City, TX 75438
  • Call Sign: KB5PPJ
    Grant Date: 06/09/1992, Expiration Date: 06/09/2002, Cancellation Date: 06/11/2004
    Registrant: James E Brown, Box 114, Dodd City, TX 75438
  • Call Sign: KE5WDJ, Licensee ID: L01425880
    Grant Date: 08/22/2008, Expiration Date: 08/22/2018, Certifier: Mary E Hackney
    Registrant: Mary E Hackney, 501 E 5th St, Dodd City, TX 75438


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1


Most common first names in Dodd City, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John875.3 years
James778.1 years
Mary676.5 years
Florence681.7 years
William683.3 years
Oscar570.6 years
Willie582.0 years
Charles571.4 years
Alice489.8 years
Ruby489.0 years
Most common last names in Dodd City, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Taylor977.2 years
Smith780.9 years
Brent678.2 years
Horton680.5 years
Bridges680.5 years
Barnes685.3 years
Knight582.8 years
Coston467.0 years
Howell463.5 years
Anderson482.5 years
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