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Population in 2012: 406 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -2.9%
 

Males: 205  (50.6%)
Females: 201  (49.4%)

Median resident age:  40.8 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 75127, 75140.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $32,596 (it was $24,625 in 2000)
Fruitvale:

$32,596
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $14,643

Fruitvale city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $82,567 (it was $48,200 in 2000)
Fruitvale:

$82,567
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $74,696; Detached houses: $81,609; Mobile homes: $41,667

Median gross rent in 2012: $444.

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  • White alone - 365 (89.5%)
  • Hispanic - 41 (10.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.5%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Fruitvale: 79.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (20.7%), Irish (15.7%), English (7.6%), German (6.7%), French (4.7%), Dutch (3.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 464 feet

Land area: 1.91 square miles.

Population density: 212 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Fruitvale:

  • High school or higher: 66.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.1%
  • Unemployed: 7.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fruitvale city:

  • Never married: 17.8%
  • Now married: 60.5%
  • Separated: 6.3%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

18 residents are foreign born

This city:  2.6%
Texas:  16.4%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Fruitvale, Texas as of September 22, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Fruitvale to the number of sex offenders is 41 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $709 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $733 (1.3%)

Fruitvale satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tyler, TX (37.8 miles , pop. 83,650).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Garland, TX (51.0 miles , pop. 215,768).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (58.0 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Edgewood, TX (2.3 miles ), Grand Saline, TX (2.3 miles ), Myrtle Springs, TX (3.0 miles ), Canton, TX (3.1 miles ), Wills Point, TX (3.5 miles ), Alba, TX (3.5 miles ), Emory, TX (3.7 miles ), Van, TX (3.8 miles ).

Latitude: 32.68 N, Longitude: 95.80 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 903

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.5%
Texas:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +66 (+18.8%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (12%)
  • Wholesale trade (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Educational services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (15%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (15%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)
  • Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (11%)
  • Registered nurses (9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (9%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)

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Tornado activity:

Fruitvale-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 223% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/3/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.7 miles away from the Fruitvale city center .

On 3/24/1962, a category F3 tornado 17.5 miles away from the city center injured 8 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Fruitvale-area historical earthquake activity is below Texas state average. It is 97% 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 35.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/31/2008 at 05:01:54, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 72.3 miles away from Fruitvale center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

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, Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Fires: 3, Storms: 3 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Fruitvale:

  • COZBY GERMANY HOSPITAL (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Proprietary, provides emergency services, about 5 miles away; GRAND SALINE, TX)
  • ANDERSON NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; GRAND SALINE, TX)
  • HERITAGE MANOR OF CANTON (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; CANTON, TX)

Political contributions by individuals in Fruitvale, TX

Amtrak station near Fruitvale:

  • 19 miles: MINEOLA (115 E. FRONT ST.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fruitvale:

  • Trinity Valley Community College (about 34 miles; Athens, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,707)
  • Tyler Junior College (about 39 miles; Tyler, TX; FT enrollment: 6,186)
  • Texas A & M University-Commerce (about 39 miles; Commerce, TX; FT enrollment: 5,138)
  • The University of Texas at Tyler (about 41 miles; Tyler, TX; FT enrollment: 4,172)
  • Eastfield College (about 51 miles; Mesquite, TX; FT enrollment: 3,140)
  • Richland College (about 57 miles; Dallas, TX; FT enrollment: 5,192)
  • Kilgore College (about 59 miles; Kilgore, TX; FT enrollment: 2,977)

Public high school in Fruitvale:

Public elementary/middle schools in Fruitvale:


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Notable location: Fruitvale Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location 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

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 27.0%
(26.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 37.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian 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:  66.5%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.9%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Fruitvale, TX


6 people in other group homes in 2000

Fruitvale compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Fruitvale travel time to work - commute


Fruitvale mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (57%)
  • Utility gas (28%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (12%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.30%
Here57.3%
USA50.2%

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
Here:

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.
Texas:

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
This county:

6.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 29
Van Zandt County:

5.60 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Van Zandt County:

8.9%
State:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

25.5%
State:

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

14.9%
Texas:

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


8.33% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,625 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.33%
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 Dallas County, TX  1.64% ($38,899 average AGI)
from Kaufman County, TX  0.87% ($36,496)
from Smith County, TX  0.80% ($33,794)


7.75% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,192 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.75%
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 Dallas County, TX  1.19% ($30,161 average AGI)
to Smith County, TX  0.97% ($28,523)
to Kaufman County, TX  0.92% ($33,608)

Strongest AM radio stations in Fruitvale:

  • 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.)
  • KVCI (1510 AM; daytime; 3 kW; CANTON, TX; Owner: CANTON BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • 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.)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • KAAM (770 AM; 10 kW; GARLAND, TX; Owner: DONTRON, INC.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KTBB (600 AM; 5 kW; TYLER, TX; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOFY (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GILMER, TX; Owner: JERRY RUSSELL D/B/A THE RUSSELL COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fruitvale:

  • KLTY (94.9 FM; ARLINGTON, TX; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA OF TEXAS, LLC)
  • KMOO-FM (96.7 FM; MINEOLA, TX; Owner: HIGHTOWER RADIO, INC.)
  • KVNE (89.5 FM; TYLER, TX; Owner: EDUC. RADIO FOUND. OF E. TEXAS, INC.)
  • WRR (101.1 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CITY OF DALLAS, TEXAS)
  • KKUS (104.1 FM; TYLER, TX; Owner: WALLER MEDIA, LLC)
  • KOOI (106.5 FM; JACKSONVILLE, TX; Owner: WALLER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDOK (92.1 FM; TYLER, TX; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Fruitvale:

  • KLTV (Channel 7; TYLER, TX; Owner: CIVCO, INC.)
  • KTAQ (Channel 47; GREENVILLE, TX; Owner: MIKE SIMONS)
  • KETK-TV (Channel 56; JACKSONVILLE, TX; Owner: KETK LICENSEE L.P.)
Fruitvale, Texas:
  • Fatal accident count: 8
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 12
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 8
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 19
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
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 Fruitvale fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Fruitvale)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Grand Saline TS, Corner Of County Road 191 & Fm 1903 (Lat: 32.715833 Lon: -95.795556), Type: Tower, Structure height: 100.6 m, Overall height: 105.2 m, Call Sign: WQBK822
    Assigned Frequencies: 859.862 MHz, 860.312 MHz, 855.887 MHz, 856.362 MHz, 857.362 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/27/2004, Expiration Date: 10/27/2014, Certifier: Jason D Griffith
    Registrant: American Electric Power Service Corporation, One Riverside Plaza, Columbus, OH 43215, Phone: (614) 716-5874, Fax: (614) 716-3535, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Fruitvale, Lat: 32.685889 Lon: -95.802472, Type: Mtower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WQPH984
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/24/2012, Expiration Date: 05/24/2022, Certifier: Steven Steele
    Registrant: Herman & Whiteaker, LLC, Bethesda, MD 20827, Phone: (202) 600-7273, Fax: (202) 706-6056, Email:
  • FRUITVALE, 2 Mi N (Lat: 32.714556 Lon: -95.794944), Overall height: 51.8 m, Call Sign: WHE422
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.20 MHz, 6197.20 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6226.90 MHz, 6226.90 MHz, 6256.50 MHz, 6256.50 MHz... (+18 more)
    Grant Date: 08/04/1988, Expiration Date: 10/29/1997, Cancellation Date: 10/29/1997
    Registrant: Mci Worldcom Network Services Inc, 2270 Lakeside Dr, Richardson, TX 75082

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Fruitvale)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: BUCKEYE DREAM MACHINE (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582UL DCDI (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 61380 , Serial Number: 3756, Year manufactured: 1997, Airworthiness Date: 02/18/2009
    Registrant (Individual): James H West, 421 Vz County Road 1922, Fruitvale, TX 75127


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 8


Most common first names in Fruitvale, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1370.6 years
Mary875.8 years
John768.1 years
William674.2 years
Charles569.3 years
Bertha577.6 years
Edward571.6 years
Jimmie464.0 years
Billy464.3 years
David464.0 years
Most common last names in Fruitvale, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Brown976.9 years
Taylor773.8 years
Jones671.2 years
Williams665.9 years
Smith679.5 years
Herron583.6 years
Holland581.4 years
Morgan574.6 years
Watson574.0 years
Heddins478.0 years
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