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Population in 2012: 1,074 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -13.1%
 

Males: 386  (36.0%)
Females: 688  (64.0%)

Median resident age:  40.1 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 76454.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $23,819 (it was $26,758 in 2000)
Gorman:

$23,819
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $14,945

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $47,138 (it was $26,600 in 2000)
Gorman:

$47,138
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $60,510; Detached houses: $50,037; Mobile homes: $261,250

Median gross rent in 2012: $305.

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  • White alone - 706 (65.2%)
  • Hispanic - 368 (34.0%)
  • Asian alone - 3 (0.3%)
  • Two or more races - 3 (0.3%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.09%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.09%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.09%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Gorman: 77.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (16.1%), English (12.7%), Irish (11.5%), French (6.3%), Norwegian (3.0%), United States (2.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1443 feet

Land area: 1.65 square miles.

Population density: 652 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Gorman:

  • High school or higher: 67.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Gorman city:

  • Never married: 16.2%
  • Now married: 53.4%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 15.9%
  • Divorced: 13.6%

72 residents are foreign born

This city:  10.0%
Texas:  16.4%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Gorman, Texas as of December 22, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Gorman to the number of sex offenders is 537 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $652 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $717 (1.5%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Abilene, TX (64.8 miles , pop. 115,930).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fort Worth, TX (86.1 miles , pop. 534,694).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (117.2 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Carbon, TX (3.2 miles ), De Leon, TX (3.2 miles ), Eastland, TX (4.0 miles ), Ranger, TX (4.2 miles ), Rising Star, TX (4.4 miles ), Dublin, TX (4.6 miles ), Cisco, TX (4.7 miles ), Comanche, TX (4.7 miles ).

Latitude: 32.21 N, Longitude: 98.67 W

Area code: 254

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Crime rates in Gorman by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000010000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.080.50.00.00.00.0
Rapes 000100000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.078.20.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 000000000001
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.090.7
Assaults 040001114421
per 100,000 0.0309.80.00.00.077.380.180.5325.2325.7180.890.7
Burglaries 61614131324294
per 100,000 474.777.5478.178.2310.11004.61041.7160.9325.2162.9813.7363.0
Thefts 13447816665073
per 100,000 1028.5309.8318.7547.3620.21236.5480.8482.7406.50.0632.9272.2
Auto thefts 001020211110
per 100,000 0.00.079.70.0155.00.0160.380.581.381.490.40.0
Arson 000000000001
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.090.7
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 77.483.054.793.661.3140.8125.9222.7115.186.5130.885.0

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Crime rate in Gorman detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.81
Texas average:

1.95
Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.4%
Texas:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -44 (-3.4%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (23%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Utilities (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (7%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (15%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (13%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (9%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Gorman-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 128% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/19/1976, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 31.1 miles away from the Gorman city center injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/12/1982, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.7 miles away from the city center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Eastland County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 7, Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Ben Barnes (politician) - Politician, George Cumby - College football player, Joe Isbell - Football player.


Hospitals/medical centers in Gorman:

  • BLACKWELL HOSP S EASTLAND CO HOSP DIST (Hospital, provides emergency services, 438 W ROOSEVELT)
  • HERITAGE MANOR OF GORMAN (Nursing Home, 600 WEST ROOSEVELT)
  • HOMESTEAD NURSING AND REHABILITATION OF GORMAN (Nursing Home, 600 W ROOSEVELT)

Political contributions by individuals in Gorman, TX

Airports located in Gorman:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gorman:

  • Tarleton State University (about 27 miles; Stephenville, TX; Full-time enrollment: 6,579)
  • Weatherford College (about 63 miles; Weatherford, TX; FT enrollment: 2,623)
  • Abilene Christian University (about 64 miles; Abilene, TX; FT enrollment: 3,947)
  • Texas Christian University (about 84 miles; Fort Worth, TX; FT enrollment: 7,829)
  • Tarrant County College District (about 87 miles; Fort Worth, TX; FT enrollment: 15,861)
  • Texas Wesleyan University (about 89 miles; Fort Worth, TX; FT enrollment: 2,189)
  • ATI Career Training Center (about 93 miles; North Richland Hills, TX; FT enrollment: 2,225)

Public high school in Gorman:

  • Gorman High School (Students: 90; Location: 114 W LEXINGTON; Grades: 9-12; Our rating: 30)

Public elementary/middle schools in Gorman:

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Library in Gorman:

  • CHARLIE GARRETT MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $3,547; Location: 103 S FISHER; 8,500 books)

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

 
Eastland 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: 28.2%
(17.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 56.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  61.3%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.8%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Gorman, TX

33 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
38 people in nursing homes in 2000

Gorman compared to Texas state average:

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black 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.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.


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Banks with branches in Gorman (2011 data):

  • American State Bank: Gorman Branch at 115 South Fisher, branch established on 1986/02/27. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $3,079.1 mil, Deposits: $2,459.5 mil, headquarters in Lubbock, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 46 total offices, Holding Company: American State Financial Corporation

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Gorman travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (58%)
  • Electricity (41%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Gorman city (based on Eastland County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 76.47%
Here76.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristCatholic ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Adherents63.5%12.0%11.1%3.6%3.4%
Congregations42.4%7.6%16.7%4.5%3.0%
NameLutheran ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Presbyterian Church (USA)Church of the NazareneOther
Adherents1.7%0.8%0.8%0.8%2.5%
Congregations1.5%3.0%3.0%1.5%16.7%
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: 5
Eastland County:

2.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

1.64 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Eastland County:

9.29 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
This county:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.2%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Eastland County:

26.4%
State:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

27.7%
State:

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
Financial Administration 2$3,941$23,6460$0
Judicial and Legal 1$2,029$24,3480$0
Police Protection - Officers 3$7,337$29,3480$0
Sewerage 1$2,122$25,4640$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$566
Water Supply 1$2,537$30,4440$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$1,051
Totals for Government 8$17,966$26,9492$1,617


7.47% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,543 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.47%
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 Taylor County, TX  0.80% ($30,217 average AGI)
from Tarrant County, TX  0.59% ($42,794)
from Erath County, TX  0.40% ($23,913)


8.07% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,823 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.07%
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 Taylor County, TX  0.81% ($19,404 average AGI)
to Tarrant County, TX  0.69% ($26,475)
to Erath County, TX  0.52% ($30,067)

Strongest AM radio stations in Gorman:

  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, 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.)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KEAS (1590 AM; daytime; 1 kW; EASTLAND, TX; Owner: PARTNERSHIP BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KHVN (970 AM; 10 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Gorman:

  • KYOX (94.3 FM; COMANCHE, TX; Owner: 377 BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KFWR (95.9 FM; MINERAL WELLS, TX; Owner: LKCM RADIO GROUP, LP)
  • KTFW-FM (92.1 FM; GLEN ROSE, TX; Owner: M&M BROADCASTERS, LTD.)
  • KATX (97.7 FM; EASTLAND, TX; Owner: PARTNERSHIP BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCUB-FM (98.3 FM; STEPHENVILLE, TX; Owner: REESE BROADCASTING L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Gorman:

  • K61CV (Channel 61; MULLIN, TX; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K65BC (Channel 65; MULLIN, TX; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Gorman fatal accident list:

Jan 23, 2001 02:50 PM, Kent, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 2, 1986 03:45 PM, Fm8, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Nov 8, 1981 09:40 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Gorman)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • GORMAN OPT 1, Fm Road 2689 (Lat: 32.228556 Lon: -98.670806), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WQCW200
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, 6093.45 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/08/2005, Expiration Date: 06/08/2015, Certifier: Chad Foreman
    Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street, Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4100, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • Gorman ISD, Gorman Isd (Lat: 32.208889 Lon: -98.675389), Type: Pole, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WQIS808
    Assigned Frequencies: 10755.0 MHz, 10875.0 MHz, 10715.0 MHz, 10795.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/06/2008, Expiration Date: 05/06/2018, Certifier: Christopher M Brooks
    Registrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Road Suite 200 E, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1801, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Gorman)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-36-285 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 255 mph), Engine: AIRESEARCH TPE331 SERIES (600 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 57624 , Serial Number: 36-7660021, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 05/20/1988
    Registrant (Individual): Doyle L Jobe, Rt 1, Gorman, TX 76454


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 10

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Gorman, TX

Most common first names in Gorman, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James4475.5 years
William2875.1 years
Mary2584.0 years
John2375.3 years
George1781.1 years
Thomas1382.4 years
Willie1279.5 years
Robert1071.0 years
Charles971.8 years
Henry978.2 years
Most common last names in Gorman, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2179.4 years
Bennett1580.5 years
Rodgers1381.2 years
Thompson1169.2 years
Underwood1173.2 years
Parker1082.4 years
Warren1076.5 years
Brown978.2 years
Frasier970.7 years
Clark974.9 years
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