Elbert, Texas

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Population in 2010: 30. Population change since 2000: -46.4%
Males: 15  (51.3%)
Females: 15  (48.7%)
Median resident age:  58.5 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip code: 76372

Estimated median household income in 2012: $28,537 (it was $27,188 in 2000)
Elbert:

$28,537
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,724 (it was $23,670 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $61,875 (it was $31,300 in 2000)
Elbert:

$61,875
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $84,400; Detached houses: $84,400
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  • White alone - 29 (96.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (3.3%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Elbert: 80.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (36.7%), English (10.0%), German (10.0%), Scottish (10.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1153 feet

Land area: 11.7 square miles.

Population density: 2.6 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Elbert:

  • High school or higher: 57.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Elbert CDP:

  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 100.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,107 (1.9%)

Elbert satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita Falls, TX (50.8 miles , pop. 104,197).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fort Worth, TX (102.7 miles , pop. 534,694).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (131.6 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Megargel, TX (3.6 miles ), Throckmorton, TX (3.6 miles ), Olney, TX (3.8 miles ), Newcastle, TX (3.9 miles ), Woodson, TX (4.3 miles ), Graham, TX (5.1 miles ), Seymour, TX (5.2 miles ), Jean-Loving, TX (5.2 miles ).

Latitude: 33.28 N, Longitude: 98.99 W

Area code: 940

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

4.1%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (100%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (0%)
  • Educational services (100%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)

Average climate in Elbert, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Elbert-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 64% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/18/1951, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.8 miles away from the Elbert place center killed 2 people and injured 100 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/2/1980, a category F4 tornado 25.1 miles away from the place center .

Earthquake activity:

Elbert-area historical earthquake activity is near Texas state average. It is 71% 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 104.5 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 330.6 miles away from Elbert 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 248.0 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 109.1 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) earthquake occurred 174.8 miles away from Elbert 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 130.7 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 Throckmorton County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 5

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Elbert:

  • THROCKMORTON COUNTY MEM HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 13 miles away; THROCKMORTON, TX)
  • THROCKMORTON COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 13 miles away; THROCKMORTON, TX)
  • THROCKMORTON NURSING AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; THROCKMORTON, TX)
  • THROCKMORTON NURSING CTR (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; THROCKMORTON, TX)
  • TLC HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; THROCKMORTON, TX)
  • SEVEN OAKS NURSING HOME INC (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; OLNEY, TX)
  • OLNEY HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; OLNEY, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Elbert:

  • Midwestern State University (about 50 miles; Wichita Falls, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,901)
  • Cisco College (about 61 miles; Cisco, TX; FT enrollment: 2,687)
  • Vernon College (about 65 miles; Vernon, TX; FT enrollment: 2,216)
  • Abilene Christian University (about 70 miles; Abilene, TX; FT enrollment: 4,025)
  • Weatherford College (about 79 miles; Weatherford, TX; FT enrollment: 4,080)
  • Tarleton State University (about 86 miles; Stephenville, TX; FT enrollment: 8,882)
  • Cameron University (about 98 miles; Lawton, OK; FT enrollment: 4,695)

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Creek: Leopard Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 0.0%
Average household size:
This place:  2.3 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  84.6%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  0.0%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Elbert 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 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 significantly above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (80%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (15%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Elbert CDP (based on Throckmorton County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 102.76%
Here: 102.8%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Other
Adherents71.3%11.0%8.4%4.8%4.4%
Congregations25.0%16.7%25.0%8.3%25.0%
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: 1
Throckmorton County:

6.00 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
Throckmorton County:

6.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Here:

18.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.9%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Throckmorton County:

26.5%
Texas:

26.6%

7.37% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($57,700 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.37%
Texas average:

7.14%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.


7.54% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,415 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.54%
Texas average:

6.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Strongest AM radio stations in Elbert:

  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KCAF (990 AM; 10 kW; FARMERSVILLE, TX; Owner: RENAISSANCE RADIO, INC.)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • KWFS (1290 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KSEY (1230 AM; 1 kW; SEYMOUR, TX; Owner: MARK V. AULABAUGH)

Strongest FM radio stations in Elbert:

  • KWKQ (94.7 FM; GRAHAM, TX; Owner: GRAHAM NEWSPAPERS, INC.)
  • KSEY-FM (94.3 FM; SEYMOUR, TX; Owner: MARK V. AULABAUGH)
  • K220EZ (91.9 FM; GRAHAM, TX; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 3 Mi S On Fm Rd 578 (Lat: 33.286222 Lon: -98.950333), Call Sign: KNCZ763, Licensee ID: L00094039
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.565 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/21/1997, Expiration Date: 03/20/2002, Cancellation Date: 05/26/2002
    Registrant: R T And Nita Wells Farm & Ranch, Rt 1 Box 63, Newcastle, TX 76372, Phone: (817) 862-5537

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