Fruitvale, Texas

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Population in 2013: 409 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -2.2%
 
Males: 202  (49.5%)
Females: 207  (50.5%)
Median resident age:  39.1 years
Texas median age:  34.0 years

Zip codes: 75127, 75140.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $31,755 (it was $24,625 in 2000)
Fruitvale:

$31,755
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $15,250 (it was $11,394 in 2000)

Fruitvale city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $83,562 (it was $48,200 in 2000)
Fruitvale:

$83,562
TX:

$132,000

Median gross rent in 2013: $513.

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  • Races in Fruitvale, TX (2010)

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    • 36589.5%White alone
    • 4110.0%Hispanic
    • 20.5%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Fruitvale: 80.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (17.3%), English (10.2%), United States (9.4%), German (5.9%), Welsh (5.4%), Dutch (3.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 464 feet

Land area: 1.91 square miles.

Population density: 214 people per square mile   (very low).

Fruitvale,TX real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Fruitvale:

  • High school or higher: 66.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.1%
  • Unemployed: 13.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fruitvale city:

  • Never married: 17.5%
  • Now married: 58.2%
  • Separated: 4.3%
  • Widowed: 5.2%
  • Divorced: 14.8%

22 residents are foreign born (4.0% Latin America).

This city:

4.0%
Texas:

16.5%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Fruitvale, Texas as of May 06, 2016.
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 2013: $730 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $673 (1.1%)

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

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

5.1%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +66 (+18.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (45%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (30%)
  • Production occupations (20%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (25%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (21%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (13%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Fruitvale, Texas

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Tornado activity:

Fruitvale-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 117% 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 slightly below Texas state average. It is 79% 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 289.5 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 141.6 miles away from Fruitvale center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 268.4 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 177.7 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 270.6 miles away from Fruitvale 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 35.8 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).
Fruitvale topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Fruitvale:

  • COZBY GERMANY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (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)
  • US RENAL CARE CANTON DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; CANTON, TX)
  • CANTON OAKS (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; CANTON, TX)
  • CANTON GROUP HOME SHORT STREET MALE (Hospital, about 11 miles away; CANTON, TX)
  • CANTON HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; CANTON, 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: 5,333)
  • Tyler Junior College (about 39 miles; Tyler, TX; FT enrollment: 8,104)
  • Texas A & M University-Commerce (about 40 miles; Commerce, TX; FT enrollment: 8,890)
  • The University of Texas at Tyler (about 41 miles; Tyler, TX; FT enrollment: 5,774)
  • Eastfield College (about 51 miles; Mesquite, TX; FT enrollment: 8,323)
  • Cedar Valley College (about 57 miles; Lancaster, TX; FT enrollment: 3,603)
  • Richland College (about 57 miles; Dallas, TX; FT enrollment: 11,617)

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 2013: 32.7%
(34.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 24.3% for Hispanic or Latino 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
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 above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.0
Texas average:

14.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (54%)
  • Utility gas (34%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10%)
  • Wood (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant18,79185
Mainline Protestant3,23115
Catholic1,9453
Black Protestant7155
Other5782
None27,319-
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: 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 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 count9
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents13
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons:1
  • Fatalities9
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents26
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • Texas average
  • Fatal accident count187
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents285
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons56
  • Fatalities205
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents497
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents29
See more detailed statistics of Fruitvale fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 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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