Douglassville, Texas

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Population in 2013: 227 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +29.7%
Males: 142  (62.7%)
Females: 85  (37.3%)
Median resident age:  41.6 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip code: 75560

Estimated median household income in 2012: $86,264 (it was $37,188 in 2000)
Douglassville:

$86,264
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $29,676 (it was $15,992 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $75,703 (it was $47,500 in 2000)
Douglassville:

$75,703
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $69,186; Detached houses: $72,205; Mobile homes: $54,790

Median gross rent in 2012: $450.

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  • White alone - 178 (77.7%)
  • Black alone - 39 (17.0%)
  • Hispanic - 7 (3.1%)
  • Two or more races - 5 (2.2%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Douglassville: 77.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (28.7%), English (9.0%), Irish (7.7%), French (5.2%), Scottish (4.8%), Dutch (3.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 392 feet

Land area: 6.32 square miles.

Population density: 36 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Douglassville:

  • High school or higher: 96.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.3%
  • Unemployed: 1.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Douglassville town:

  • Never married: 12.3%
  • Now married: 50.0%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 4.1%
  • Divorced: 31.8%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Douglassville, Texas as of July 06, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Douglassville to the number of sex offenders is 38 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $747 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $513 (0.6%)

Douglassville satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Longview, TX (52.7 miles , pop. 73,344).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (60.4 miles , pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (143.9 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Maud, TX (3.1 miles ), Pleasant Hill, TX (3.2 miles ), Marietta, TX (3.3 miles) , Queen City, TX (3.4 miles ), Atlanta, TX (3.4 miles ), Maud-Elliot Creek, TX (3.5 miles ), Linden, TX (3.6 miles ), Redwater, TX (3.6 miles ).

Latitude: 33.19 N, Longitude: 94.35 W

Area code: 903

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

7.8%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -17 (-8.9%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (41%)
  • Manufacturing (35%)
  • Public administration (19%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Educational services (54%)
  • Retail trade (30%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • 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 (25%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (6%)
  • Religious workers (6%)
  • Carpenters (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (15%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (12%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Secondary school teachers (9%)
  • Registered nurses (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (6%)

Average climate in Douglassville, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Douglassville-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 118% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/12/1971, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.3 miles away from the Douglassville town center killed one person and injured 5 people.

On 11/15/1987, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.3 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Douglassville-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 183.7 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 186.1 miles away from Douglassville center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 156.9 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 285.2 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) earthquake occurred 371.7 miles away from Douglassville center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 346.9 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 Cass County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Fires: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Douglassville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Douglassville:

  • EVERGREEN CHOCTAW COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 11 miles away; ATLANTA, TX)
  • NORTHEAST TEXAS DIALYSIS CTR (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; ATLANTA, TX)
  • EVERGREEN CLEARVIEW COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 12 miles away; ATLANTA, TX)
  • ROSE HAVEN RETREAT (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; ATLANTA, TX)
  • ATLANTA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 13 miles away; ATLANTA, TX)
  • ATLANTA MEMORIAL TRANSITI (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; ATLANTA, TX)
  • LINDEN HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; LINDEN, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Douglassville:

  • Texarkana College (about 24 miles; Texarkana, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,629)
  • Northeast Texas Community College (about 32 miles; Mount Pleasant, TX; FT enrollment: 2,320)
  • Southern University at Shreveport (about 54 miles; Shreveport, LA; FT enrollment: 2,277)
  • LeTourneau University (about 55 miles; Longview, TX; FT enrollment: 2,357)
  • Bossier Parish Community College (about 61 miles; Bossier City, LA; FT enrollment: 6,209)
  • Kilgore College (about 64 miles; Kilgore, TX; FT enrollment: 3,127)
  • Louisiana State University-Shreveport (about 65 miles; Shreveport, LA; FT enrollment: 3,159)

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Notable location: Douglassville Volunteer Fire Department - First Responders (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cass 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 42.5. This is significantly better than average.

City:

42.5
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.4
U.S.:

9.1
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 13.3%
(12.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  71.3%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.3%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Douglassville compared to Texas state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (54%)
  • Wood (26%)
  • Utility gas (14%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Douglassville town (based on Cass County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 66.69%
Here: 66.7%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionAmerican Baptist AssociationUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristAssemblies of God
Adherents63.0%13.2%12.2%3.0%2.0%
Congregations43.4%13.3%16.9%4.8%6.0%
NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchChurch of the NazareneBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaOther
Adherents1.8%1.5%0.7%0.5%2.0%
Congregations1.2%1.2%1.2%1.2%10.8%
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: 7
Cass County:

2.39 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

0.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Cass County:

1.02 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Cass County:

5.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
Here:

6.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.4%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Cass County:

29.2%
Texas:

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

14.8%
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
Water Supply 0$0 2$300
Totals for Government 0$0 2$300

6.11% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,351 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.11%
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 Bowie County, TX  1.00% ($33,010 average AGI)
from Morris County, TX  0.59% ($32,475)
from Caddo Parish, LA  0.31% ($49,219)


6.80% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,874 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.80%
Texas average:

6.69%

0.11% of residents moved to foreign countries ($367 average AGI)
Cass County:

0.11%
Texas average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Bowie County, TX  1.39% ($32,897 average AGI)
to Morris County, TX  0.57% ($34,644)
to Miller County, AR  0.35% ($35,784)

Strongest AM radio stations in Douglassville:

  • KPYN (900 AM; 10 kW; ATLANTA, TX; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTFS (940 AM; 3 kW; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: ARKLATEX, LLC)
  • KNCB (1320 AM; 5 kW; VIVIAN, LA; Owner: NORTH CADDO BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KNBO (1530 AM; daytime; 3 kW; NEW BOSTON, TX; Owner: BOWIE COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KCMC (740 AM; 1 kW; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: ARKLATEX, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • KOSY (790 AM; 1 kW; TEXARKANA, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KOFY (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GILMER, TX; Owner: JERRY RUSSELL D/B/A THE RUSSELL COMPANY)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Douglassville:

  • KTAL-FM (98.1 FM; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS - SHREVEPORT, LLC)
  • KNRB (100.1 FM; ATLANTA, TX; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KRMD-FM (101.1 FM; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KVMA-FM (107.9 FM; MAGNOLIA, AR; Owner: COLUMBIA BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KZRB (103.5 FM; NEW BOSTON, TX; Owner: B & H BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • KMJI (93.3 FM; ASHDOWN, AR; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KTXK (91.5 FM; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: TEXARKANA COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KPWW (95.9 FM; HOOKS, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFYX (107.1 FM; TEXARKANA, AR; Owner: ARKLATEX, LLC)
  • KEWL-FM (95.1 FM; NEW BOSTON, TX; Owner: PETRACOM OF TEXARKANA, L.L.C.)
  • KRUF (94.5 FM; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKYR-FM (102.5 FM; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KAZE (106.9 FM; ORE CITY, TX; Owner: REYNOLDS RADIO, INC.)
  • KTOY (104.7 FM; TEXARKANA, AR; Owner: JO-AL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXKS-FM (93.7 FM; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KJTX (104.5 FM; JEFFERSON, TX; Owner: WISDOM MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KYGL (106.3 FM; TEXARKANA, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KNCB-FM (105.3 FM; VIVIAN, LA; Owner: NORTH CADDO BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Douglassville:

  • KTAL-TV (Channel 6; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF LOUISIANA, LLC)
  • KTBS-TV (Channel 3; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: KTBS, INC.)
  • KSLA-TV (Channel 12; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: KSLA, LLC)
  • KMSS-TV (Channel 33; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: COMCORP OF TEXAS LICENSE CORP.)
  • KSHV (Channel 45; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: WHITE KNIGHT BROADCASTING OF SHREVEPORT LIC. CORP.)
  • KLFI-LP (Channel 35; TEXARKANA, AR; Owner: BEECH STREET COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • K41EQ (Channel 41; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KLTS-TV (Channel 24; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • K59GO (Channel 59; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • K30EA (Channel 30; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Douglassville fatal accident list:

Apr 25, 1981 01:45 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Hwy 8 1000 Yds N Int Hwy 8 & Hwy 77 (Lat: 33.191806 Lon: -94.362694), Call Sign: KNBN461
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.385 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/08/2003, Expiration Date: 05/12/2013
    Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern Suite E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • 304B DOUGLASSVILLE, 8 Mi W And 2 1/2 Mi S (Lat: 33.173167 Lon: -94.467417), Overall height: 77.1 m, Call Sign: WPOU700
    Assigned Frequencies: 6226.89 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6226.89 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/15/1999, Expiration Date: 07/15/2009, Cancellation Date: 09/19/2009, Certifier: Mary Mcdermott
    Registrant: Pathnet, Inc., 1661 Gateway Blvd., Richardson, TX 75080, Phone: (972) 690-9933, Fax: (972) 231-0728, Email:
  • DOUGLASSVILLE, 9.5 Mi Wsw (Lat: 33.173194 Lon: -94.467417), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 77.1 m, Call Sign: WPVZ500, Licensee ID: L00896575
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6286.19 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/16/2012, Expiration Date: 09/19/2022, Certifier: Robert N Hedrick
    Registrant: Kn Telecommunications, Inc.
  • DOUGLASSVILLE, Douglassville Cell Site (Lat: 33.184444 Lon: -94.342222), Type: Tower, Structure height: 106.3 m, Call Sign: WQID200
    Assigned Frequencies: 6315.84 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6404.79 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/08/2008, Expiration Date: 01/08/2018, Certifier: John T Scott Iii
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • STATION, 9.5 Mi Sw (Lat: 33.173167 Lon: -94.467417), Overall height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: KKH48
    Assigned Frequencies: 6625.00 MHz, 6685.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/18/1997, Expiration Date: 02/28/2002, Cancellation Date: 08/05/1999
    Registrant: Phone: (630) 691-3854

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Douglassville)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: MORRISON CARL WEEDHOPPER XP2000 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 503 DCDI (52 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 2227 , Serial Number: 0116, Year manufactured: 1983, Airworthiness Date: 12/18/2007
    Registrant (Corporation): Swint James M Jr, Po Box 123, Douglassville, TX 75560
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172L (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7067Q , Serial Number: 17260367, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 01/19/1972
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, 1129 County Road 2235, Douglassville, TX 75560

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 21
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Douglassville, TX
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