Gun Barrel City, Texas

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Population in 2017: 6,102 (95% urban, 5% rural).
Population change since 2000: +18.6%
 
Males: 2,966  (48.6%)
Females: 3,136  (51.4%)
Median resident age:

49.6 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 75147.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $41,573 (it was $30,075 in 2000)
Gun Barrel City:

$41,573
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $29,371 (it was $21,046 in 2000)

Gun Barrel City town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $113,932 (it was $60,600 in 2000)
Gun Barrel City:

$113,932
TX:

$172,200

Median gross rent in 2017: $959.

March 2019 cost of living index in Gun Barrel City: 90.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 21.2%
(19.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 41.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 37.9% for two or more races residents)
  • Races in Gun Barrel City, TX (2010)
    • 5,08689.7%White alone
    • 3876.8%Hispanic
    • 751.3%Two or more races
    • 490.9%Black alone
    • 320.6%American Indian alone
    • 350.6%Asian alone
    • 70.1%Other race alone
    • 10.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Gun Barrel City detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 30 registered sex offenders living in Gun Barrel City, Texas as of July 15, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Gun Barrel City is 204 to 1.


Crime rates in Gun Barrel City by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.5)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
8
(133.4)
10
(163.1)
3
(48.6)
2
(32.9)
10
(165.1)
1
(16.5)
3
(51.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.3)
2
(33.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.5)
1
(16.5)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
5
(83.4)
2
(32.6)
4
(64.9)
4
(65.8)
2
(33.0)
1
(16.5)
2
(34.5)
2
(34.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.8)
1
(16.6)
2
(33.1)
2
(33.0)
2
(32.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
39
(650.2)
31
(505.6)
41
(664.7)
53
(871.3)
14
(231.1)
28
(461.1)
50
(863.4)
19
(328.9)
10
(172.9)
5
(84.1)
8
(132.7)
13
(214.9)
9
(148.5)
9
(146.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
67
(1,117)
72
(1,174)
56
(907.9)
49
(805.5)
49
(809.0)
67
(1,103)
62
(1,071)
81
(1,402)
50
(864.3)
39
(655.9)
57
(945.7)
50
(826.7)
33
(544.4)
11
(178.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
285
(4,752)
210
(3,425)
186
(3,016)
260
(4,274)
209
(3,451)
227
(3,738)
237
(4,093)
201
(3,479)
134
(2,316)
138
(2,321)
140
(2,323)
91
(1,505)
72
(1,188)
55
(892.1)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
9
(150.1)
8
(130.5)
14
(227.0)
9
(148.0)
4
(66.0)
4
(65.9)
7
(120.9)
17
(294.3)
15
(259.3)
12
(201.8)
20
(331.8)
34
(562.2)
12
(198.0)
17
(275.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(16.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)542.0503.7393.6459.5388.1342.3472.8337.0256.9203.7217.2229.2187.2109.2

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City-data.com crime index in Gun Barrel City, TX

Crime rate in Gun Barrel City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 19 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.15
Texas average:

2.04
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Ancestries: American (26.6%), Irish (14.7%), English (11.1%), German (6.1%), Iranian (2.6%), Polish (2.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 5.14 square miles.

Population density: 1,187 people per square mile   (low).

Gun Barrel City, Texas map

213 residents are foreign born (1.9% Latin America).

This town:

3.5%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,330 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $990 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Mesquite, TX (41.8 miles , pop. 124,523).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Garland, TX (49.4 miles , pop. 215,768).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (50.0 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Mabank, TX (1.8 miles ),
Tool, TX (2.0 miles ),
Payne Springs, TX (2.0 miles ),
Enchanted Oaks, TX (2.1 miles ),
Seven Points, TX (2.1 miles ),
Cedar Creek Lake, TX (2.3 miles ),
Eustace, TX (2.8 miles ),
Kemp, TX (3.0 miles )

Latitude: 32.33 N, Longitude: 96.14 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): GBC

Area code commonly used in this area: 903

Distribution of median household income in Gun Barrel City, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in Gun Barrel City, TX in 2017
Gun Barrel City satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 9 buildings, average cost: $67,000
  • 1998: 14 buildings, average cost: $106,000
  • 1999: 51 buildings, average cost: $112,700
  • 2000: 46 buildings, average cost: $72,000
  • 2001: 35 buildings, average cost: $69,800
  • 2002: 52 buildings, average cost: $70,200
  • 2003: 42 buildings, average cost: $80,300
  • 2004: 37 buildings, average cost: $86,300
  • 2005: 61 buildings, average cost: $92,400
  • 2006: 43 buildings, average cost: $98,100
  • 2007: 31 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2008: 28 buildings, average cost: $134,600
  • 2009: 22 buildings, average cost: $120,400
  • 2010: 29 buildings, average cost: $124,900
  • 2011: 16 buildings, average cost: $139,800
  • 2012: 105 buildings, average cost: $105,400
  • 2013: 17 buildings, average cost: $132,200
  • 2014: 14 buildings, average cost: $132,900
  • 2015: 5 buildings, average cost: $191,000
  • 2016: 8 buildings, average cost: $204,200
  • 2017: 12 buildings, average cost: $208,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Gun Barrel City, TX residents
Average permit cost in Gun Barrel City, TX
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.5%
Texas:

3.5%
Historical population in Gun Barrel City, TX
Historical housing units in Gun Barrel City, TX

Population change in the 1990s: +1,512 (+41.6%).
Most common industries in Gun Barrel City, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (11.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.5%)
  • Educational services (6.3%)
  • Health care (6.0%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (5.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.3%)
  • Truck transportation (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (18.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (8.5%)
  • Truck transportation (7.4%)
  • Public administration (4.9%)
  • Machinery (4.7%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.7%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (15.6%)
  • Health care (13.2%)
  • Educational services (11.7%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (9.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.6%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Gun Barrel City, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.5%)
  • Cashiers (4.2%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.5%)
  • Carpenters (5.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (9.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (9.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.2%)

Average climate in Gun Barrel City, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 65.9. This is about average.

City:

65.9
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 3.44. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.44
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.400. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.400
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.52. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.52
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Gun Barrel City-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 108% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/25/1994, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 39.1 miles away from the Gun Barrel City town center killed 3 people and injured 48 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 10/13/1981, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 19.3 miles away from the town center injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Gun Barrel City-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 80% 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 273.8 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 162.1 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 188.9 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 450.1 miles away from Gun Barrel City center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 299.4 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 301.5 miles away from Gun Barrel 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 Henderson County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 6, Fires: 4, Hurricanes: 4, Winds: 2, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Gun Barrel City topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Gun Barrel City:

  • CARING HEARTS HOSPICE (1837 W MAIN)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Gun Barrel City:

  • MABANK NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; MABANK, TX)
  • LIGHTED PATHWAYS HEALTH SERVICES INC (Hospital, about 8 miles away; SEVEN POINTS, TX)
  • KEMP CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; KEMP, TX)
  • CEDAR LAKE NURSING SERVICES AND HOSPICE (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; MALAKOFF, TX)
  • WEE CARE CONNECTION HOME HEALTH INC (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; MALAKOFF, TX)
  • CEDAR LAKE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; MALAKOFF, TX)
  • KERENS CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; KERENS, TX)

Airports and heliports located in Gun Barrel City:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gun Barrel City:

  • Trinity Valley Community College (about 19 miles; Athens, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,333)
  • Navarro College (about 28 miles; Corsicana, TX; FT enrollment: 7,711)
  • Cedar Valley College (about 42 miles; Lancaster, TX; FT enrollment: 3,603)
  • Eastfield College (about 46 miles; Mesquite, TX; FT enrollment: 8,323)
  • Tyler Junior College (about 50 miles; Tyler, TX; FT enrollment: 8,104)
  • El Centro College (about 50 miles; Dallas, TX; FT enrollment: 6,086)
  • The University of Texas at Tyler (about 52 miles; Tyler, TX; FT enrollment: 5,774)

Public elementary/middle school in Gun Barrel City:

  • LAKEVIEW EL (Location: 306 HARBOR POINT RD, Grades: KG-4)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • There is a hospital in Tyler, TX, Trinity Mother Frances Health System. For more information, see their web site at www.tmfhs.org. - Thanks
  • First Baptist Gun Barrel City, http://www.fbcgbc.org

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Gun Barrel City: Gun Barrel City Fire Department (A), Gun Barrel City Fire Department Substation (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Gun Barrel City: Disciple Baptist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Mason Ranch Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Henderson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.5 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

65.5%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

7.1%
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: 0.9% of all households
34 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Gun Barrel City (2011 data):

  • Southside Bank: Gun Barrel City Branch at 901 West Main, branch established on 2006/02/15. Info updated 2008/10/01: Bank assets: $3,303.8 mil, Deposits: $2,331.5 mil, headquarters in Tyler, TX, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 40 total offices, Holding Company: Southside Bancshares, Incorporated
  • Woodforest National Bank: Gun Barrel Wal-Mart Branch at 1200 West Main St., branch established on 2001/11/29. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions)
  • First State Bank: Gun Barrel City Branch at 118 W. Main St, branch established on 2005/06/06. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $334.5 mil, Deposits: $296.0 mil, headquarters in Athens, TX, positive income, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Jane Austin Chapman Limited Partnership, L.P.
  • Prosperity Bank: Gun Barrel 2 Branch at 201 North Gun Barrel Lane, branch established on 1985/12/17. Info updated 2012/01/05: Bank assets: $9,816.2 mil, Deposits: $8,064.8 mil, headquarters in El Campo, TX, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 187 total offices, Holding Company: Prosperity Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Gun Barrel City:

Marital status in Gun Barrel City, TX
  • Never married: 14.6%
  • Now married: 61.8%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 12.5%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

For population 25 years and over in Gun Barrel City:

  • High school or higher: 82.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 5.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.1
Texas average:

14.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Gun Barrel City
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Gun Barrel City, TX (based on Henderson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant26,143122
Catholic8,5604
Mainline Protestant3,93623
Black Protestant8486
Other5633
None38,482-
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: 13
Henderson County:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Henderson County:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Henderson County:

0.89 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 27
This county:

3.43 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

5.46 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

9.4%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.7%
State:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Henderson County:

11.2%
Texas:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Gun Barrel City:

49.7%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Gun Barrel City:

44.9%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.9
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Gun Barrel City:

22.8%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Gun Barrel City:

11.8%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Gun Barrel City:

35.2%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
Gun Barrel City:

53.7%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Gun Barrel City:

74.7%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Gun Barrel City, TX Residents

Gun Barrel City government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $326,000 ($53.43)
    Police Protection: $5,000 ($0.82)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000 ($0.49)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,000 ($0.16)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,096,000 ($179.61)
    Central Staff Services: $553,000 ($90.63)
    Regular Highways: $486,000 ($79.65)
    Local Fire Protection: $316,000 ($51.79)
    Health - Other: $156,000 ($25.57)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $136,000 ($22.29)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $112,000 ($18.35)
    Financial Administration: $72,000 ($11.80)
    General Public Buildings: $70,000 ($11.47)
    Parks and Recreation: $64,000 ($10.49)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $20,000 ($3.28)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $194,000 ($31.79)
    Regular Highways: $130,000 ($21.30)
    Police Protection: $121,000 ($19.83)
    Parks and Recreation: $8,000 ($1.31)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,625,000 ($266.31)

Gun Barrel City government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $9,000 ($1.47)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $14,000 ($2.29)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $213,000 ($34.91)
    General Revenue - Other: $108,000 ($17.70)
    Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($0.98)
    Rents: $5,000 ($0.82)
    Donations From Private Sources: $3,000 ($0.49)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $32,000 ($5.24)
    General Local Government Support: $26,000 ($4.26)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,651,000 ($434.45)
    Public Utilities Sales: $306,000 ($50.15)
    Other License: $148,000 ($24.25)
    Amusements Sales: $65,000 ($10.65)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $54,000 ($8.85)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $3,000 ($0.49)

Gun Barrel City government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,048,000 ($171.75)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $738,000 ($120.94)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $353,000 ($57.85)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $43,000 ($7.05)

Gun Barrel City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,948,000 ($319.24)

8.61% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($49,120 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.61%
Texas average:

7.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Smith County, TX  1.14% ($40,227 average AGI)
from Dallas County, TX  1.08% ($57,225)
from Kaufman County, TX  1.02% ($43,199)


7.56% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($42,222 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.56%
Texas average:

7.26%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Smith County, TX  1.18% ($42,371 average AGI)
to Kaufman County, TX  0.85% ($37,649)
to Dallas County, TX  0.71% ($55,094)
Businesses in Gun Barrel City, TX
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1La-Z-Boy1
Best Western1Lowe's1
Blockbuster1Nike2
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
CVS1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Sprint Nextel1
Dennys1Subway2
FedEx1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul3
KFC1UPS2
La Quinta1Walmart1

Strongest AM radio stations in Gun Barrel City:

  • 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.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KAAM (770 AM; 10 kW; GARLAND, TX; Owner: DONTRON, INC.)
  • KVCI (1510 AM; daytime; 3 kW; CANTON, TX; Owner: CANTON BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTBB (600 AM; 5 kW; TYLER, TX; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Gun Barrel City:

  • KLTY (94.9 FM; ARLINGTON, TX; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA OF TEXAS, LLC)
  • KRBV (100.3 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF FORT WORTH)
  • WRR (101.1 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CITY OF DALLAS, TEXAS)
  • KLLI (105.3 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF DALLAS)
  • KEGL (97.1 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • 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.)
  • KLUV-FM (98.7 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF DALLAS)
  • 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)
  • KOOI (106.5 FM; JACKSONVILLE, TX; Owner: WALLER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRVF (106.9 FM; KERENS, TX; Owner: FIRST BROADCASTING INVESTMENT PARTNERS, LLC)
  • KDGE (102.1 FM; FORT WORTH-DALLAS, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCKL (95.9 FM; MALAKOFF, TX; Owner: CEDAR CREEK RADIO COMPANY, INC.)
  • KDOS (107.9 FM; ROBINSON, TX; Owner: KICI-FM LICENSE CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Gun Barrel City:

  • 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.)
  • KSTR-TV (Channel 49; IRVING, TX; Owner: TELEFUTURA DALLAS LLC)
  • KPXD (Channel 68; ARLINGTON, TX; Owner: PAXSON DALLAS LICENSE, INC.)
  • KERA-TV (Channel 13; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KETK-TV (Channel 56; JACKSONVILLE, TX; Owner: KETK LICENSEE L.P.)
  • WFAA-TV (Channel 8; DALLAS, TX; Owner: WFAA-TV, L.P.)
  • KXTX-TV (Channel 39; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF TEXAS PARTNERSHIP, LP)
  • KDFW (Channel 4; DALLAS, TX; Owner: KDFW LICENSE, INC.)
  • KDTX-TV (Channel 58; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF TEXAS, INC.)
  • KNAV-LP (Channel 30; CORSICANA, TX; Owner: NAVARRO COLLEGE)
  • KJJM-LP (Channel 46; DALLAS/MESQUITE, TX; Owner: JANE McGINNIS)
Gun Barrel City fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Gun Barrel City fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 276ft / 84.5mTotal length
  • $433,000Total costs
  • 54,520Total average daily traffic
  • 2,758Total average daily truck traffic
  • 76,340Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED6$73,20567$95,77977$106,1158$11,16847$96,198
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$64,19012$46,42511$93,2552$94,3853$145,297
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$87,57525$61,15538$81,76012$18,74310$68,634
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$46,7706$67,90827$89,2283$35,0006$58,337
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$03$65,3605$104,5140$02$82,295
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9506.00 , 9509.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED18$109,1724$108,4357$117,050
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$94,1951$158,1701$130,970
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$62,0600$01$62,060
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 9506.00 , 9509.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Gun Barrel City, TX
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Gun Barrel City, TX - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 60. The highest number of fire incidents - 116 took place in 2002, and the least - 0 in 2003. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Gun Barrel City, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (48.5%), and Outside Fires (39.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Gun Barrel City, TX
    • 49848.5%Structure Fires
    • 40339.2%Outside Fires
    • 1019.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 252.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Gun Barrel City, TX
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Gun Barrel City, TX
  • 90.6%Electricity
  • 3.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.3%Wood
  • 2.1%Utility gas
  • 1.3%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Gun Barrel City, TX
  • 90.6%Electricity
  • 5.7%Utility gas
  • 3.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Gun Barrel City compared to Texas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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 above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Gun Barrel City on our top lists:

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  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Iran (population 500+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
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