Edom, Texas

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Population in 2013: 374 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +16.1%
Males: 193  (51.8%)
Females: 181  (48.2%)
Median resident age:  38.4 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 75754.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $29,932 (it was $34,375 in 2000)
Edom:

$29,932
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $15,338 (it was $14,343 in 2000)

Edom city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $85,292 (it was $66,700 in 2000)
Edom:

$85,292
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $159,341; Detached houses: $193,129; Townhouses or other attached units: $192,566; Mobile homes: $69,648

Median gross rent in 2012: $546.

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  • White alone - 307 (81.9%)
  • Hispanic - 61 (16.3%)
  • Two or more races - 6 (1.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.3%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Edom: 81.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Czech (9.6%), English (9.6%), United States (8.8%), Irish (8.0%), German (4.5%), Scottish (2.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 4.15 square miles.

Population density: 90 people per square mile   (very low).

Edom,TX real estate house value index trend

Edom, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Edom:

  • High school or higher: 73.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Edom city:

  • Never married: 17.4%
  • Now married: 55.5%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 16.4%

49 residents are foreign born

This city:  13.1%
Texas:  16.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $3,167 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $555 (0.7%)

Edom satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tyler, TX (18.7 miles , pop. 83,650).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Garland, TX (69.7 miles , pop. 215,768).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (74.2 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Ben Wheeler-Edom, TX (1.7 miles ), Callender Lake, TX (2.2 miles ), Brownsboro, TX (2.3 miles ), Redland, TX (2.6 miles ), Chandler, TX (3.1 miles ), Van, TX (3.2 miles ), Murchison, TX (3.3 miles ), Hideaway, TX (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 32.38 N, Longitude: 95.62 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 903

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

5.1%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (38%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (11%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (17%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (8%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (12%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6%)

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

Average climate in Edom, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Edom-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 103% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/4/1959, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.5 miles away from the Edom city center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/2/1954, a category F3 tornado 11.3 miles away from the city center injured 4 people.

Earthquake activity:

Edom-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 80% 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 303.1 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 164.8 miles away from Edom center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 275.1 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 277.4 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 201.2 miles away from Edom 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 59.2 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 Van Zandt County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 6

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

Birthplace of: Arthur Harvey - Army officer.

Hospitals and medical centers near Edom:

  • CHANDLER NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; CHANDLER, TX)
  • VAN HEALTHCARE, LLC (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; VAN, TX)
  • COUNTRY INN HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; VAN, TX)
  • COUNTRY INN CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; VAN, TX)
  • VILLA SIESTA NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; VAN, TX)
  • CHOCTAW GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 14 miles away; TYLER, TX)
  • JEFFRIES HOUSE (Hospital, about 15 miles away; LINDALE, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Edom:

  • Trinity Valley Community College (about 19 miles; Athens, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,333)
  • Tyler Junior College (about 20 miles; Tyler, TX; FT enrollment: 8,104)
  • The University of Texas at Tyler (about 22 miles; Tyler, TX; FT enrollment: 5,774)
  • Kilgore College (about 44 miles; Kilgore, TX; FT enrollment: 3,127)
  • LeTourneau University (about 53 miles; Longview, TX; FT enrollment: 2,357)
  • Navarro College (about 56 miles; Corsicana, TX; FT enrollment: 7,711)
  • Texas A & M University-Commerce (about 63 miles; Commerce, TX; FT enrollment: 8,890)

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

Reservoirs: Payne Ranch Lake (A), Bass Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Van Zandt 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 79.4. This is about average.

City:

79.4
U.S.:

74.2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 3.11. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.11
U.S.:

6.58

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 34.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.8
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 26.2%
(19.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 38.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This city:  3.0 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  83.5%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  2.4%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Edom 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.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (83%)
  • Utility gas (14%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Wood (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Edom city (based on Van Zandt County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.30%
Here: 57.3%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristCatholic Church
Adherents51.6%16.0%12.7%6.3%6.0%
Congregations27.2%19.6%16.3%15.2%3.3%
NameAssemblies of GodChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)LDS (Mormon) ChurchChurch of the NazareneOther
Adherents2.4%1.6%1.4%0.8%1.2%
Congregations6.5%2.2%1.1%3.3%5.4%
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: 6
Van Zandt County:

1.16 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Van Zandt County:

1.16 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 32
Van Zandt County:

6.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 29
Here:

5.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.9%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Van Zandt County:

25.5%
Texas:

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

14.9%
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

7.43% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,794 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.43%
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 Dallas County, TX  1.12% ($31,125 average AGI)
from Smith County, TX  0.92% ($36,603)
from Kaufman County, TX  0.90% ($36,268)


7.45% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,237 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.45%
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 Smith County, TX  1.11% ($26,585 average AGI)
to Dallas County, TX  1.05% ($27,803)
to Kaufman County, TX  0.81% ($34,142)

Strongest AM radio stations in Edom:

  • KTBB (600 AM; 5 kW; TYLER, TX; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KVCI (1510 AM; daytime; 3 kW; CANTON, TX; Owner: CANTON BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KZEY (690 AM; 1 kW; TYLER, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCAST GROUP, 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.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)

Strongest FM radio stations in Edom:

  • KDOK (92.1 FM; TYLER, TX; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKUS (104.1 FM; TYLER, TX; Owner: WALLER MEDIA, LLC)
  • KOOI (106.5 FM; JACKSONVILLE, TX; Owner: WALLER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBJS (90.3 FM; JACKSONVILLE, TX; Owner: EAST TEXAS MEDIA ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • KTYL-FM (93.1 FM; TYLER, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLTY (94.9 FM; ARLINGTON, TX; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA OF TEXAS, LLC)
  • KVNE (89.5 FM; TYLER, TX; Owner: EDUC. RADIO FOUND. OF E. TEXAS, INC.)
  • KGLY (91.3 FM; TYLER, TX; Owner: EDUC. RADIO FOUND. OF E. TEXAS, INC.)
  • KPXI (100.7 FM; OVERTON, TX; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA OF TEXAS, LLC)
  • KNUE (101.5 FM; TYLER, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • K259AQ (99.7 FM; TYLER, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KYKX (105.7 FM; LONGVIEW, TX; Owner: WALLER MEDIA, LLC)
  • KISX (107.3 FM; WHITEHOUSE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOYE (96.7 FM; FRANKSTON, TX; Owner: WALLER MEDIA, LLC)
  • KYYK (98.3 FM; PALESTINE, TX; Owner: HIGHTOWER RADIO, INC.)
  • K201DJ (88.1 FM; ATHENS, TX; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KBLZ (102.7 FM; WINONA, TX; Owner: S.O. 2,000, LC)
  • K243AE (96.5 FM; TYLER, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KYFP (89.1 FM; PALESTINE, TX; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Edom:

  • KETK-TV (Channel 56; JACKSONVILLE, TX; Owner: KETK LICENSEE L.P.)
  • KLTV (Channel 7; TYLER, TX; Owner: CIVCO, INC.)
  • KLSB-TV (Channel 19; NACOGDOCHES, TX; Owner: KLSB ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • KFXK (Channel 51; LONGVIEW, TX; Owner: WARWICK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KTPN-LP (Channel 48; TYLER, TX; Owner: WARWICK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K20DL (Channel 20; TYLER, TX; Owner: PROGRESSIVE CABLE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • K26GA (Channel 26; TYLER/JACKSONVILLE, TX; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Edom fatal accident list:

Jul 12, 1988 09:15 PM, Fm279, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 37, Fatalities: 1
Aug 6, 1988 06:15 PM, Vanzandtco, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Hwy 279 E Of (Lat: 32.370139 Lon: -95.610222), Structure height: 4.6 m, Overall height: 10.7 m, Call Sign: WPJA542
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.556 MHz, 928.556 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/11/2000, Expiration Date: 09/07/2010, Cancellation Date: 11/13/2010
    Registrant: Phone: (512) 908-4300

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KD5RBD, Licensee ID: L00453605
    Grant Date: 01/27/2012, Expiration Date: 01/27/2022, Certifier: Mark S Deason
    Registrant: Mark A Deason, 3227 Vz Cr 4807, Edom, TX 75754

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
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