Goree, Texas

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Population in 2014: 211 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -34.3%
Males: 102  (48.6%)
Females: 109  (51.4%)
Median resident age:  52.0 years
Texas median age:  34.0 years

Zip codes: 76363.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $21,170 (it was $25,104 in 2000)
Goree:

$21,170
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $17,605 (it was $13,169 in 2000)

Goree city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $33,794 (it was $17,700 in 2000)
Goree:

$33,794
TX:

$132,000

Median gross rent in 2013: $671.

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  • Races in Goree, TX (2010)

    Goree races chart
    • 12963.5%White alone
    • 5527.1%Hispanic
    • 167.9%Black alone
    • 21.0%Two or more races
    • 10.5%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Goree: 78.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (16.0%), German (11.9%), Irish (11.3%), French (4.1%), United States (4.1%), Scottish (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1457 feet

Land area: 1.45 square miles.

Population density: 145 people per square mile   (very low).

Goree, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Goree:

  • High school or higher: 73.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Goree city:

  • Never married: 15.2%
  • Now married: 51.6%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 24.6%
  • Divorced: 6.1%

10 residents are foreign born (5.7% Latin America).

This city:

5.7%
Texas:

16.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $201 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $767 (1.7%)

Goree satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita Falls, TX (65.2 miles , pop. 104,197).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fort Worth, TX (136.6 miles , pop. 534,694).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (165.1 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Munday, TX (2.5 miles ), Weinert, TX (3.6 miles) , Knox City, TX (4.1 miles ), Seymour, TX (4.2 miles ), Benjamin, TX (4.2 miles ), Seymour Rural, TX (4.3 miles ), O'Brien, TX (4.4 miles) , Rochester, TX (4.7 miles ).

Latitude: 33.47 N, Longitude: 99.52 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 940

Goree household income distribution Goree home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.9%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -92 (-22.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (26%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (19%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Retail trade (37%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (2%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (26%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (21%)
  • Material moving occupations (17%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (10%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (37%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (14%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (2%)

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

Average climate in Goree, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Goree-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 54% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/13/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.2 miles away from the Goree city center killed 17 people and injured 25 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/26/1962, a category F4 tornado 20.9 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Goree-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 66% 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 78.0 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 315.6 miles away from Goree 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 222.0 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 110.8 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 195.2 miles away from Goree 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 142.6 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 Knox County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Flood: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Goree topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Goree:

  • MUNDAY NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; MUNDAY, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Goree:

  • Vernon College (about 50 miles; Vernon, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,216)
  • Midwestern State University (about 65 miles; Wichita Falls, TX; FT enrollment: 4,901)
  • Abilene Christian University (about 70 miles; Abilene, TX; FT enrollment: 4,025)
  • Cisco College (about 81 miles; Cisco, TX; FT enrollment: 2,687)
  • Western Oklahoma State College (about 84 miles; Altus, OK; FT enrollment: 2,054)
  • Cameron University (about 101 miles; Lawton, OK; FT enrollment: 4,695)
  • Weatherford College (about 113 miles; Weatherford, TX; FT enrollment: 4,080)

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

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 11.2%
(10.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.7 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  69.3%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.3%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.3% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.8
Texas average:

14.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Goree city (based on Knox County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,12917
Catholic7252
Mainline Protestant4525
None413-
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: 2
Knox County:

5.72 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Knox County:

8.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2
Here:

5.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.8%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Knox County:

26.9%
Texas:

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

23.6%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

46.8%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Goree:

42.8%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Goree:

28.8
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Goree:

22.9%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.8%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Goree:

6.9
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

35.0%
State:

33.0%

General health condition:
Here:

50.5%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Goree:

76.2%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Goree, TX Residents
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
Streets and Highways 0$0 2$1,452
Water Supply 0$0 2$1,918
Totals for Government 0$0 4$3,370

7.93% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,577 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.93%
Texas average:

7.14%

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

8.16% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($23,520 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.16%
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 Haskell County, TX  1.31% ($29,125 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Goree:

  • KSEY (1230 AM; 1 kW; SEYMOUR, TX; Owner: MARK V. AULABAUGH)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KCAF (990 AM; 10 kW; FARMERSVILLE, TX; Owner: RENAISSANCE RADIO, INC.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • 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.)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KWFS (1290 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Goree:

  • KVRP-FM (97.1 FM; HASKELL, TX; Owner: ROLLING PLAINS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KSEY-FM (94.3 FM; SEYMOUR, TX; Owner: MARK V. AULABAUGH)

Goree fatal accident list:

Aug 29, 1988 00:05 AM, 277, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 19m62ftTotal length
  • 3,640Total average daily traffic
  • 1,086Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • John Monday, 16250 Hwy 277 (Lat: 33.463361 Lon: -99.545917), Type: 99.1, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: 4692297471, Lg5201@att.Com, 5601 LEGACY DRIVE, MS-A3
  • CARISSA L BICK, 16250 Hwy 277 (Lat: 33.463361 Lon: -99.545917), Type: 99.1, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: 6782656770, Colofaa-Fccsouthplains@americantower.Com, 1898 LELAND DRIVE, SUITE A
  • b b carter, 16250 Hwy 277 (Lat: 33.463361 Lon: -99.545917), Type: 99.1, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: 6782656770, Colofaa-Fccsouthplains@americantower.Com, 1898 LELAND DRIVE, SUITE A
  • B B CARTER, 16250 Hwy 277 (#274638) (Lat: 33.463361 Lon: -99.545917), Type: 96.0, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: 6782656770, Colofaa-Fccsouthplains@americantower.Com, 1898 LELAND DRIVE, SUITE A
  • B B CARTER, 16250 Hwy 277 (#274638) (Lat: 33.463361 Lon: -99.545917), Type: 96.0, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: 6782656770, Colofaa-Fccsouthplains@americantower.Com, 1898 LELAND DRIVE, SUITE A

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 10 Mi S (Lat: 33.333444 Lon: -99.517028), Call Sign: KNGM566, Licensee ID: L00102954
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.020 MHzGrant Date: 04/20/1998, Expiration Date: 05/24/2003, Cancellation Date: 08/24/2003Registrant: Don F Bowman, Rt 1, Goree, TX 76363

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • GOREE, 16250 Hwy 277 (#274638) (Lat: 33.463361 Lon: -99.545917), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 96 m, Call Sign: WQTE291
    Assigned Frequencies: 6286.19 MHzGrant Date: 01/14/2014, Expiration Date: 01/14/2024, Certifier: John MondayRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 2200 N Greenville Ave., 1w, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (972) 234-7003, Fax: (972) 301-6893, Email:

Most common first names in Goree, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1183.9 years
John878.9 years
George778.8 years
Mary676.0 years
Thomas570.4 years
William577.4 years
Joe464.8 years
Roy478.5 years
Gladys382.3 years
Charles368.0 years
Most common last names in Goree, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Coffman1176.7 years
Moore985.6 years
Lambeth782.6 years
Hargrove679.8 years
Jones680.2 years
Beaty568.9 years
Smith577.6 years
Elliott469.0 years
Harlan468.7 years
Tynes470.7 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (45%)
  • Utility gas (41%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (12%)

Goree compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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