Eastland, Texas

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Population in 2013: 3,890 (92% urban, 8% rural). Population change since 2000: +3.2%
 
Males: 2,054  (52.8%)
Females: 1,836  (47.2%)
Median resident age:  47.9 years
Texas median age:  34.0 years

Zip codes: 76448.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $30,653 (it was $28,277 in 2000)
Eastland:

$30,653
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $25,930 (it was $17,339 in 2000)

Eastland city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $72,605 (it was $41,700 in 2000)
Eastland:

$72,605
TX:

$132,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $101,818; Detached houses: $106,006; Mobile homes: $31,558

Median gross rent in 2013: $625.

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  • Races in Eastland, TX (2010)

    Eastland races chart
    • 3,07377.6%White alone
    • 72918.4%Hispanic
    • 792.0%Black alone
    • 340.9%Two or more races
    • 290.7%Asian alone
    • 120.3%American Indian alone
    • 40.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Eastland: 80.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (11.2%), German (10.1%), Scottish (7.0%), English (6.8%), Irish (6.3%), French (3.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 2.83 square miles.

Population density: 1,376 people per square mile   (low).

Eastland,TX real estate house value index trend

Eastland, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Eastland:

  • High school or higher: 78.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Eastland city:

  • Never married: 28.9%
  • Now married: 44.6%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 9.7%
  • Divorced: 13.7%

287 residents are foreign born (5.8% Latin America).

This city:

7.1%
Texas:

16.5%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 15 registered sex offenders living in Eastland, Texas as of August 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Eastland to the number of sex offenders is 262 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,706 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $768 (1.5%)

Eastland satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Abilene, TX (54.1 miles , pop. 115,930).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fort Worth, TX (89.8 miles , pop. 534,694).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (121.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Carbon, TX (3.0 miles ), Cisco, TX (3.1 miles ), Ranger, TX (3.1 miles ), Gorman, TX (4.0 miles ), Strawn, TX (4.6 miles ), Putnam, TX (4.7 miles) , Moran, TX (4.8 miles ), Rising Star, TX (4.8 miles ).

Latitude: 32.40 N, Longitude: 98.82 W

Area code: 254

Eastland household income distribution Eastland home values distribution

Crime rates in Eastland by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 120010101000N/A
per 100,000 25.950.80.00.025.70.025.50.025.70.00.00.0N/A
Robberies 1100020030041
per 100,000 25.925.40.00.00.051.00.00.077.20.00.099.325.6
Assaults 710846276106898
per 100,000 181.6254.0208.7103.5154.151.0178.8153.6257.2156.6197.9223.4204.5
Burglaries 652725281519283019393833
per 100,000 155.6127.0704.2647.2719.1382.6485.3716.7771.6496.0964.6943.2843.6
Thefts 1601191321319711388981028410886117
per 100,000 4,150.53,022.63,442.93,391.12,491.02,881.92,247.82,508.32,623.52,192.62,671.32,134.52,990.8
Auto thefts 811888683689104
per 100,000 207.5279.4208.7207.1205.4153.0204.376.8154.3208.8222.6248.2102.2
Arson 0020011011400
per 100,000 0.00.052.20.00.025.525.50.025.726.198.90.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 268.9261.5255.5227.1226.7187.2204.5195.0277.4177.4241.2255.8245.1

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Eastland detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 11 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.30
Texas average:

2.05

Eastland tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.9%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -7 (-0.2%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (29%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (13%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (26%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (5%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)

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

Average climate in Eastland, Texas

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Tornado activity:

Eastland-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 56% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/19/1976, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 40.5 miles away from the Eastland city center injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/21/1979, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.8 miles away from the city center .

Earthquake activity:

Eastland-area historical earthquake activity is near Texas state average. It is 74% 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 121.3 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 305.9 miles away from Eastland 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 250.1 miles away from the city 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 208.3 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 166.5 miles away from Eastland 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 178.8 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 Eastland County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 7, Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Eastland topographic map

Birthplace of: Hayden Fry - (born 1929), college football coach, Bill Reynolds - Baseball player, Jim Keffer - Texas House Representative.

Hospitals and medical centers in Eastland:

  • EASTLAND MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 304 S DAUGHERTY)
  • NORTHVIEW DEVELOPMENT CENTER (401 W MOSS)
  • ROCK HOUSE SPRINGS (1105 LAGO VISTA)
  • ROCK HOUSE SPRINGS I I (401 LENS)
  • GIRLING HEALTH CARE INC (405 E COMMERCE ST)
  • EASTLAND HEALTHCARE CENTER (1405 W COMMERCE ST)
  • EASTLAND MANOR (1405 W COMMERCE ST)
  • VALLEY VIEW HEALTHCARE CENTER (700 S OSTROM ST)
  • VALLEY VIEW LODGE (700 S OSTROM ST)

Airports located in Eastland:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Eastland:

  • Cisco College (about 10 miles; Cisco, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,687)
  • Tarleton State University (about 38 miles; Stephenville, TX; FT enrollment: 8,882)
  • Abilene Christian University (about 53 miles; Abilene, TX; FT enrollment: 4,025)
  • Weatherford College (about 65 miles; Weatherford, TX; FT enrollment: 4,080)
  • Texas Christian University (about 88 miles; Fort Worth, TX; FT enrollment: 9,131)
  • Tarrant County College District (about 91 miles; Fort Worth, TX; FT enrollment: 33,775)
  • The University of Texas at Arlington (about 103 miles; Arlington, TX; FT enrollment: 27,453)

Public high school in Eastland:

Public elementary/middle schools in Eastland:

See full list of schools located in Eastland

Library in Eastland:

  • CENTENNIAL MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $33,028; Location: 210 S LAMAR ST; 15,179 books; 497 audio materials; 288 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 3 print serial subscriptions)

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

Churches in Eastland include: Church of Christ (A), Liberty Baptist Church (B), First Baptist Church (C), Bethel Baptist Church (D), United Pentecostal Church (E), First United Methodist Church of Eastland (F), Holy Trinity Episcopal Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

River: South Fork Leon River (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Budget Host Inn (2001 Interstate 20 West).

Eastland County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 18.7%
(7.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 44.8% for Black residents, 69.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 55.3% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  63.2%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.6%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Eastland in 2010:

  • 76 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 51 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 49 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities

People in group quarters in Eastland in 2000:

  • 91 people in nursing homes
  • 52 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 17 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

Eastland, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Eastland compared to Texas state average:

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

Banks with branches in Eastland (2011 data):

  • Farmers and Merchants Bank: Fmb Eastland Branch at 930 East Main Street, branch established on 1999/08/16. Info updated 2008/12/02: Bank assets: $58.6 mil, Deposits: $50.9 mil, headquarters in De Leon, TX, positive income, 4 total offices, Holding Company: F & M Bancshares, Inc.
  • First Financial Bank, National Association: at 201 East Main, branch established on 1934/11/04. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $189.3 mil, Deposits: $164.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 4 total offices, Holding Company: First Financial Bankshares, Inc.
  • Citibank, National Association: 200 South Seaman Branch at 200 South Seaman, branch established on 1927/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $1,288,658.0 mil, Deposits: $882,541.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, International Specialization, 1048 total offices, Holding Company: Citigroup Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Eastland, Texas:

  • Super 8 Motel & RV Park Eastland, 3900 Ih 20 E, Eastland, TX 76448 , Phone: (254) 629-3336
  • Ramada Inn Eastland, 2501 Ih-20 East, Eastland, TX 76448 , Phone: (254) 629-2655
  • Eastland Bed & Breakfast Hotel, 112 N Lamar St, Eastland, TX 76448 , Phone: (254) 629-8397
  • La Quinta Inn & Suites, 10150 Ih 20, Eastland, TX 76448 , Phone: (254) 629-1414, Fax: (254) 629-2235
  • Holiday Inn Express And Suites, 1460 E Main St, Eastland, TX 76448 , Phone: (254) 629-8071, Fax: (254) 629-8062
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Eastland, Texas

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.6
Texas average:

14.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (52%)
  • Utility gas (46%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Eastland city (based on Eastland County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant13,56566
Mainline Protestant1,0118
Catholic4753
Other2262
None3,306-
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
Eastland County:

2.73 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Eastland County:

1.64 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

9.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.2%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Eastland County:

26.4%
Texas:

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

27.7%
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$4,320$51,8400$0
Other Government Administration 6$22,020$44,0400$0
Judicial and Legal 1$2,539$30,4680$0
Police Protection - Officers 9$28,412$37,8830$0
Firefighters 3$9,469$37,8761$241
Streets and Highways 2$3,837$23,0220$0
Sewerage 2$7,196$43,1760$0
Parks and Recreation 4$7,231$21,6930$0
Water Supply 3$7,497$29,9880$0
Other and Unallocable 2$4,895$29,3701$742
Totals for Government 33$97,416$35,4242$983

6.76% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,083 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.76%
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  0.54% ($43,000 average AGI)
from Taylor County, TX  0.51% ($30,966)
from Callahan County, TX  0.30% ($25,706)


7.42% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,038 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.42%
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 Tarrant County, TX  0.73% ($29,167 average AGI)
to Taylor County, TX  0.47% ($24,370)
to Erath County, TX  0.38% ($34,864)

Strongest AM radio stations in Eastland:

  • KEAS (1590 AM; daytime; 1 kW; EASTLAND, TX; Owner: PARTNERSHIP BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • 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)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KHVN (970 AM; 10 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KEAN (1470 AM; 5 kW; ABILENE, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Eastland:

  • K220BB (91.9 FM; EASTLAND, TX; Owner: FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • KATX (97.7 FM; EASTLAND, TX; Owner: PARTNERSHIP BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFWR (95.9 FM; MINERAL WELLS, TX; Owner: LKCM RADIO GROUP, LP)
  • KTFW-FM (92.1 FM; GLEN ROSE, TX; Owner: M&M BROADCASTERS, LTD.)
  • KLXK (93.5 FM; BRECKENRIDGE, TX; Owner: GRAHAM NEWSPAPERS, INC.)
  • KNCE (95.1 FM; BAIRD, TX; Owner: DOUD MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • KYOX (94.3 FM; COMANCHE, TX; Owner: 377 BROADCASTING, INC)
Eastland fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Eastland fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Eastland)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 56 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Eastland, TX)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Eastland)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 12 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Eastland)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 81
  • Hazardous Condition: 13
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Eastland

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Eastland, TX
Most common first names in Eastland, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William6876.1 years
John5576.5 years
James5474.9 years
Mary5179.1 years
George3174.8 years
Robert2973.9 years
Willie2683.4 years
Charles2673.0 years
Henry2376.1 years
Ruth2379.8 years
Most common last names in Eastland, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson3773.8 years
Smith3578.2 years
Williams2578.9 years
Brown2085.1 years
Harris1879.2 years
Jones1776.2 years
Wilson1778.9 years
White1678.1 years
Turner1476.9 years
Davis1479.5 years
Businesses in Eastland, TX
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1McDonald's1
Ace Hardware1Nike2
AutoZone1RadioShack1
Chevrolet1SONIC Drive-In1
Curves1Subway1
Days Inn1Super 81
FedEx1T-Mobile1
Ford1Taco Bell1
Goodwill2True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul2
Holiday Inn1UPS1
La Quinta1Walmart1
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