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Population in 2012: 345 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +16.6%
 

Males: 163  (47.4%)
Females: 182  (52.6%)

Median resident age:  38.8 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 75158.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $62,388 (it was $43,864 in 2000)
Grays Prairie:

$62,388
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $24,764

Grays Prairie village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $94,992 (it was $86,500 in 2000)
Grays Prairie:

$94,992
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $114,293; Detached houses: $139,024; Mobile homes: $52,091

Median gross rent in 2012: $675.

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  • White alone - 298 (88.4%)
  • Hispanic - 34 (10.1%)
  • Black alone - 3 (0.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.3%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.3%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Grays Prairie: 86.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (18.2%), Irish (10.1%), English (5.6%), French Canadian (5.6%), United States (4.6%), Czech (4.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 452 feet

Land area: 1.26 square miles.

Population density: 274 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Grays Prairie:

  • High school or higher: 84.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.9%
  • Unemployed: 5.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 53.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Grays Prairie village:

  • Never married: 10.6%
  • Now married: 79.1%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 1.9%
  • Divorced: 4.8%

8 residents are foreign born

This village:  2.1%
Texas:  16.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,364 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,100 (1.8%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Mesquite, TX (26.3 miles , pop. 124,523).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Dallas, TX (34.1 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Cottonwood, TX (1.5 miles) , Scurry, TX (1.9 miles ), Oak Grove, TX (2.3 miles ), Rosser, TX (2.4 miles ), Kemp, TX (2.8 miles ), Kaufman, TX (2.9 miles ), Post Oak Bend City, TX (3.4 miles ), Crandall, TX (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 32.47 N, Longitude: 96.35 W

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.7%
Texas:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +9 (+3.1%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (29%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (14%)
  • Wholesale trade (12%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Information (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Top executives (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (14%)
  • Accountants and auditors (9%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Grays Prairie-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 237% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/25/1994, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.1 miles away from the Grays Prairie village center killed 3 people and injured 48 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 3/11/1963, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.1 miles away from the village center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Grays Prairie-area historical earthquake activity is above Texas state average. It is 92% 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 54.1 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 46.9 miles away from Grays Prairie center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Kaufman County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Fires: 3, Storms: 3, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Grays Prairie topographic map

Hospitals/medical centers near Grays Prairie:

  • KEMP CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; KEMP, TX)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE KAUFMAN (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; KAUFMAN, TX)
  • KAUFMAN HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; KAUFMAN, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Grays Prairie:

  • Navarro College (about 29 miles; Corsicana, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,283)
  • Eastfield College (about 30 miles; Mesquite, TX; FT enrollment: 3,140)
  • Trinity Valley Community College (about 35 miles; Athens, TX; FT enrollment: 2,707)
  • Southern Methodist University (about 37 miles; Dallas, TX; FT enrollment: 8,121)
  • Mountain View College (about 37 miles; Dallas, TX; FT enrollment: 2,181)
  • Richland College (about 39 miles; Dallas, TX; FT enrollment: 5,192)
  • Dallas Baptist University (about 39 miles; Dallas, TX; FT enrollment: 2,798)

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Kaufman County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  SO2 NO2 Ozone 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 26.7. This is about average.
City:

26.7
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.540. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.540
U.S.:

2.433
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 4.05. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

4.05
U.S.:

9.39
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 31.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

31.4
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2005 was 11.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.7
U.S.:

11.4


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 4.9%
(6.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% 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 village:  2.9 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  85.2%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  5.2%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Grays Prairie compared to Texas state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in 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


Grays Prairie travel time to work - commute


Grays Prairie mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (78%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (15%)
  • No fuel used (3%)
  • Utility gas (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Grays Prairie village (based on Kaufman County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 52.12%
Here52.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of Christ
Adherents47.8%13.2%12.6%8.8%7.1%
Congregations25.8%12.4%3.4%12.4%16.9%
NameAssemblies of GodChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Presbyterian Church (USA)American Baptist AssociationOther
Adherents2.4%1.9%1.6%1.5%3.1%
Congregations10.1%2.2%4.5%2.2%10.1%
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: 11
Here:

1.14 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
Kaufman County:

1.35 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 42
This county:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 43
Kaufman County:

4.46 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

8.3%
State:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

26.9%
State:

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

16.3%
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$150
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$50
Totals for Government 0$0 2$200


12.23% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($41,850 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.23%
Texas average:

8.37%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($60 average AGI)
Kaufman County:

0.04%
Texas average:

0.20%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Dallas County, TX  5.73% ($45,157 average AGI)
from Henderson County, TX  0.87% ($32,195)
from Van Zandt County, TX  0.47% ($33,608)


9.14% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,078 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.14%
Texas average:

7.44%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($113 average AGI)
Kaufman County:

0.05%
Texas average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Dallas County, TX  3.39% ($30,904 average AGI)
to Henderson County, TX  0.96% ($27,589)
to Van Zandt County, TX  0.47% ($36,496)

Strongest AM radio stations in Grays Prairie:

  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • KDFT (540 AM; 1 kW; FERRIS, TX; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KAAM (770 AM; 10 kW; GARLAND, TX; Owner: DONTRON, INC.)
  • KHCK (1480 AM; 5 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: KMRT-AM LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KGGR (1040 AM; daytime; 5 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRVA (1600 AM; 5 kW; COCKRELL HILL, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Grays Prairie:

  • KLTY (94.9 FM; ARLINGTON, TX; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA OF TEXAS, LLC)
  • WRR (101.1 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CITY OF DALLAS, TEXAS)
  • KRBV (100.3 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF FORT WORTH)
  • KLLI (105.3 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF DALLAS)
  • KEGL (97.1 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLUV-FM (98.7 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF DALLAS)
  • KOAI (107.5 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: INFINITY KOAI-FM, INC.)
  • KVIL-FM (103.7 FM; HIGHLAND PARK-DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF TEXAS)
  • KHKS (106.1 FM; DENTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KZPS (92.5 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKDA-FM (104.5 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: SERVICE BROADCASTING I, LTD.)
  • KBFB (97.9 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KSCS (96.3 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KLNO (94.1 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KCBI (90.9 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CRISWELL CENTER FOR BIBLICAL STUDIES)
  • KDGE (102.1 FM; FORT WORTH-DALLAS, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDMX (102.9 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KERA (90.1 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPLX (99.5 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KPLX LICO, INC.)
  • KVTT (91.7 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: RESEARCH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Grays Prairie:

  • KTVT (Channel 11; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: CBS STATIONS GROUP OF TEXAS L.P.)
  • KXAS-TV (Channel 5; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: STATION VENTURE OPERATIONS, LP)
  • KDTN (Channel 2; DENTON, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDAF (Channel 33; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • KDFI (Channel 27; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NEW DMIC, INC.)
  • KMPX (Channel 29; DECATUR, TX; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KTXA (Channel 21; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: VIACOM TELEVISION STATIONS GROUP OF DALLAS/FORT WORTH L.P.)
  • KUVN (Channel 23; GARLAND, TX; Owner: KUVN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KERA-TV (Channel 13; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSTR-TV (Channel 49; IRVING, TX; Owner: TELEFUTURA DALLAS LLC)
  • KPXD (Channel 68; ARLINGTON, TX; Owner: PAXSON DALLAS LICENSE, INC.)
  • KJJM-LP (Channel 46; DALLAS/MESQUITE, TX; Owner: JANE McGINNIS)
  • WFAA-TV (Channel 8; DALLAS, TX; Owner: WFAA-TV, L.P.)
  • KXTX-TV (Channel 39; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF TEXAS PARTNERSHIP, LP)
  • KDTX-TV (Channel 58; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF TEXAS, INC.)
  • KDFW (Channel 4; DALLAS, TX; Owner: KDFW LICENSE, INC.)
  • KLDT (Channel 55; LAKE DALLAS, TX; Owner: JOHNSON BROADCASTING OF DALLAS, INC.)
  • K26HF (Channel 26; BRITTON, TX; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KHPK-LP (Channel 28; DE SOTO, TX; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KTAQ (Channel 47; GREENVILLE, TX; Owner: MIKE SIMONS)
  • KATA-LP (Channel 60; MESQUITE, TX; Owner: JANE McGINNIS)
  • KLEG-LP (Channel 44; DALLAS, TX; Owner: DILIP VISWANATH)
  • KNAV-LP (Channel 30; CORSICANA, TX; Owner: NAVARRO COLLEGE)
  • K25FW (Channel 25; CORSICANA, TX; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KVFW-LP (Channel 65; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: GERALD BENAVIDES)


FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • GRAYS PRAIR, On Fm 1338 .7 Mi N Of (Lat: 32.481528 Lon: -96.351639), Overall height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WLK583
    Assigned Frequencies: 2178.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/27/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 05/17/2007, Certifier: Carol L Tacker
    Registrant: Cingular Wireless LLC, 5601 Legacy Drive Ms A-3, Plano, TX 75024, Phone: (469) 229-7506, Fax: (469) 229-7295, Email:



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$73,230
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0512.00

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value


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  • #44 on the list of "Top 100 cities with longest commuting times"
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  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2005 and 2006 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
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