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Population in 2012: 798 (66% urban, 34% rural). Population change since 2000: +37.6%
Males: 413  (51.8%)
Females: 385  (48.2%)

Median resident age:  41.1 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 75605, 75645.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $49,332 (it was $33,173 in 2000)
East Mountain:

$49,332
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,858

East Mountain city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $96,496 (it was $48,800 in 2000)
East Mountain:

$96,496
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $107,844; Detached houses: $111,601; Mobile homes: $95,852

Median gross rent in 2012: $646.

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  • White alone - 718 (90.1%)
  • Hispanic - 35 (4.4%)
  • Black alone - 22 (2.8%)
  • Two or more races - 12 (1.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 5 (0.6%)
  • Asian alone - 3 (0.4%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.1%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.1%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in East Mountain: 83.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (28.1%), Irish (14.2%), German (6.2%), English (5.6%), Norwegian (3.6%), Lithuanian (3.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 2.03 square miles.

Population density: 393 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in East Mountain:

  • High school or higher: 84.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.9%
  • Unemployed: 6.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in East Mountain city:

  • Never married: 15.8%
  • Now married: 67.5%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 10.3%

18 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.8%
Texas:  16.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,288 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,125 (1.2%)

East Mountain satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Longview, TX (9.0 miles , pop. 73,344).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (64.2 miles , pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (113.0 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Union Grove, TX (1.8 miles ), Warren City, TX (2.1 miles ), White Oak, TX (2.2 miles ), Clarksville City, TX (2.4 miles ), Gladewater, TX (2.6 miles ), Longview, TX (3.0 miles ), Gilmer, TX (3.2 miles ), Liberty City, TX (3.4 miles ).

Latitude: 32.60 N, Longitude: 94.86 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 903

East Mountain household income distribution East Mountain home values distribution


 

Crime rates in East Mountain by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 00000000001
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0122.7
Rapes 00010000001
per 100,000 0.00.00.0160.30.00.00.00.00.00.0122.7
Robberies 00000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 00402313001
per 100,000 0.00.0647.20.0312.0476.9159.5473.90.00.0122.7
Burglaries 241138261214
per 100,000 330.6657.9161.8160.3468.01271.9319.0947.9157.5245.71717.8
Thefts 136035066956
per 100,000 2148.8986.80.0480.8780.00.0956.9947.91417.3614.3736.2
Auto thefts 21033112012
per 100,000 330.6164.50.0480.8468.0159.0159.5316.00.0122.9245.4
Arson 10000000100
per 100,000 165.30.00.00.00.00.00.00.0157.50.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 296.0) 141.1102.7146.5205.2170.5205.2109.6233.570.553.7559.4

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Crime rate in East Mountain detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.23
Texas average:

1.95
Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.8%
Texas:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -133 (-18.7%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (35%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (11%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Information (13%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Carpenters (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6%)

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Tornado activity:

East Mountain-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 245% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/1/1979, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.9 miles away from the East Mountain city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/1/1988, a category F3 tornado 5.1 miles away from the city center injured 9 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

East Mountain-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 75.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Upshur County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Hurricanes: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Fires: 3, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
East Mountain topographic map

Hospitals/medical centers near East Mountain:

  • HONEYSUCKLE COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 6 miles away; LONGVIEW, TX)
  • PINE TREE LODGE NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; LONGVIEW, TX)
  • CCS/MEADOW PINES INC (Hospital, about 7 miles away; LONGVIEW, TX)

Amtrak station near East Mountain:

  • 11 miles: LONGVIEW (905 PACIFIC AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to East Mountain:

  • LeTourneau University (about 13 miles; Longview, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,187)
  • Kilgore College (about 16 miles; Kilgore, TX; FT enrollment: 2,977)
  • The University of Texas at Tyler (about 31 miles; Tyler, TX; FT enrollment: 4,172)
  • Tyler Junior College (about 31 miles; Tyler, TX; FT enrollment: 6,186)
  • Trinity Valley Community College (about 65 miles; Athens, TX; FT enrollment: 2,707)
  • Louisiana State University-Shreveport (about 69 miles; Shreveport, LA; FT enrollment: 2,639)
  • Stephen F Austin State University (about 70 miles; Nacogdoches, TX; FT enrollment: 10,307)

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Church in East Mountain: Fellowship Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Upshur 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
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AQI  SO2 NO2 Ozone 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 23.3. This is better than average.
City:

23.3
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.31. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.31
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 5.42. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

5.42
U.S.:

9.39
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 27.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

27.4
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2005 was 11.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.6
U.S.:

11.4


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 5.0%
(5.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 2.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  74.6%
Whole state:  69.9%

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

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in East Mountain, TX

East Mountain compared to Texas 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 below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly 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


East Mountain travel time to work - commute


East Mountain mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (76%)
  • Utility gas (20%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for East Mountain city (based on Upshur County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 56.53%
Here56.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristCatholic Church
Adherents48.3%20.2%7.7%7.1%6.7%
Congregations27.9%20.9%12.8%18.6%3.5%
NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchAssemblies of GodAmerican Baptist AssociationChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Other
Adherents6.0%1.4%1.1%0.6%0.8%
Congregations3.5%3.5%2.3%2.3%4.7%
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: 3
This county:

0.79 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

0.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.79 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
This county:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Upshur County:

3.70 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.8%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.3%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Upshur County:

14.6%
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
Police Protection - Officers 3$7,100$28,4001$970
Totals for Government 3$7,100$28,4001$970

East Mountain government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $229,000 ($286.97)
    Police Protection: $101,000 ($126.57)
    Financial Administration: $19,000 ($23.81)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($1.25)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $100,000 ($125.31)

East Mountain government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $58,000 ($72.68)
    Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($6.27)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $203,000 ($254.39)
  • State Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $131,000 ($164.16)
  • Tax - Property: $24,000 ($30.08)
    Total General Sales: $10,000 ($12.53)

East Mountain government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $390,000 ($488.72)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0 ($0.00)

9.06% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,064 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.06%
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 Gregg County, TX  3.28% ($35,029 average AGI)
from Smith County, TX  0.43% ($29,800)
from Harrison County, TX  0.38% ($27,400)


9.19% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,864 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.19%
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 Gregg County, TX  2.97% ($31,358 average AGI)
to Wood County, TX  0.95% ($47,205)
to Smith County, TX  0.57% ($30,149)

Strongest AM radio stations in East Mountain:

  • KEES (1430 AM; 5 kW; GLADEWATER, TX; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOFY (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GILMER, TX; Owner: JERRY RUSSELL D/B/A THE RUSSELL COMPANY)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTBB (600 AM; 5 kW; TYLER, TX; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KFRO (1370 AM; 1 kW; LONGVIEW, TX; Owner: WALLER MEDIA, LLC)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KBGE (1240 AM; 1 kW; KILGORE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KPYN (900 AM; 10 kW; ATLANTA, TX; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KWRD (1470 AM; 5 kW; HENDERSON, TX; Owner: JERRY RUSSELL D/B/A THE RUSSELL COMPANY)
  • 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.)

Strongest FM radio stations in East Mountain:

  • KYKX (105.7 FM; LONGVIEW, TX; Owner: WALLER MEDIA, LLC)
  • KTAA (90.7 FM; BIG SANDY, TX; Owner: INSTITUTE IN BASIC LIFE PRINCIPLES, INC.)
  • KFRO-FM (95.3 FM; GILMER, TX; Owner: WALLER MEDIA, LLC)
  • KIXK (99.3 FM; WHITE OAK, TX; Owner: REYNOLDS RADIO, INC.)
  • KVNE (89.5 FM; TYLER, TX; Owner: EDUC. RADIO FOUND. OF E. TEXAS, INC.)
  • KNUE (101.5 FM; TYLER, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKTX-FM (96.1 FM; KILGORE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTPB (88.7 FM; KILGORE, TX; Owner: KILGORE JUNIOR COLLEGE)
  • KPXI (100.7 FM; OVERTON, TX; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA OF TEXAS, LLC)
  • KBLZ (102.7 FM; WINONA, TX; Owner: S.O. 2,000, LC)
  • KOOI (106.5 FM; JACKSONVILLE, TX; Owner: WALLER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRMD-FM (101.1 FM; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KBJS (90.3 FM; JACKSONVILLE, TX; Owner: EAST TEXAS MEDIA ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • KTYL-FM (93.1 FM; TYLER, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDVE (103.1 FM; PITTSBURG, TX; Owner: ON-AIR FAMILY, LLC)
  • KGLY (91.3 FM; TYLER, TX; Owner: EDUC. RADIO FOUND. OF E. TEXAS, INC.)
  • KISX (107.3 FM; WHITEHOUSE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KJTX (104.5 FM; JEFFERSON, TX; Owner: WISDOM MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KAZE (106.9 FM; ORE CITY, TX; Owner: REYNOLDS RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around East Mountain:

  • KLTV (Channel 7; TYLER, TX; Owner: CIVCO, INC.)
  • KLPN-LP (Channel 58; LONGVIEW, TX; Owner: WARWICK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KFXK (Channel 51; LONGVIEW, TX; Owner: WARWICK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KLGV-LP (Channel 10; LONGVIEW, TX; Owner: INTERNATIONAL BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KTBS-TV (Channel 3; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: KTBS, INC.)
  • KETK-TV (Channel 56; JACKSONVILLE, TX; Owner: KETK LICENSEE L.P.)
  • KSLA-TV (Channel 12; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: KSLA, LLC)
  • KMSS-TV (Channel 33; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: COMCORP OF TEXAS LICENSE CORP.)
  • KTAL-TV (Channel 6; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF LOUISIANA, LLC)
  • KLSB-TV (Channel 19; NACOGDOCHES, TX; Owner: KLSB ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • KSHV (Channel 45; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: WHITE KNIGHT BROADCASTING OF SHREVEPORT LIC. CORP.)
  • KTPN-LP (Channel 48; TYLER, TX; Owner: WARWICK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
East Mountain, Texas:
  • Fatal accident count: 7
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 10
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 10
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 15
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Texas average:
  • Fatal accident count: 180
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 273
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 52
  • Fatalities: 197
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 468
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 26
See more detailed statistics of East Mountain fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here




Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$70,8401$117,2802$93,225
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9507.00

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3

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