Jolly, Texas

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Population in 2012: 169 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -10.1%
 
Males: 65  (38.7%)
Females: 104  (61.3%)
Median resident age:  53.3 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip code: 76301

Estimated median household income in 2012: $52,482 (it was $44,375 in 2000)
Jolly:

$52,482
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $30,479 (it was $20,467 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $158,371 (it was $85,000 in 2000)
Jolly:

$158,371
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $305,679; Detached houses: $305,679
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  • White alone - 169 (98.3%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (1.2%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.6%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Jolly: 83.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (22.3%), German (17.5%), Irish (5.8%), English (1.9%), Polish (1.9%), Scottish (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 974 feet

Land area: 0.99 square miles.

Population density: 171 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Jolly:

  • High school or higher: 97.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Jolly city:

  • Never married: 14.9%
  • Now married: 72.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 6.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,000 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,583 (1.3%)

Jolly satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita Falls, TX (9.7 miles , pop. 104,197).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northeast Tarrant, TX (96.4 miles , pop. 402,130).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (116.9 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Dean, TX (2.0 miles ), Wichita Falls, TX (3.1 miles ), Henrietta, TX (3.1 miles ), Lakeside City, TX (3.4 miles ), Petrolia, TX (3.4 miles ), Cashion Community, TX (3.8 miles ), Pleasant Valley, TX (3.8 miles ), Byers, TX (4.0 miles ).

Latitude: 33.87 N, Longitude: 98.35 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 940

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

4.2%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -12 (-6.0%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (24%)
  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Public administration (20%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Utilities (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (25%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Public administration (22%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (16%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (12%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (10%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (7%)
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (16%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (9%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)

Average climate in Jolly, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Jolly-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 105% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1964, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 6.1 miles away from the Jolly city center killed 7 people and injured 111 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/10/1979, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.7 miles away from the city center killed 42 people and injured 1740 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Jolly-area historical earthquake activity is near Texas state average. It is 73% 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 151.2 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 122.1 miles away from Jolly center
On 4/28/1998 at 14:13:01, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 62.9 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 75.6 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 385.1 miles away from Jolly center
On 11/15/1990 at 11:44:41, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 LG, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 75.0 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 Clay County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Floods: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Jolly topographic map

Birthplace of: Walter Jenkins - Soilder.

Hospitals and medical centers near Jolly:

  • MIDWESTERN HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; WICHITA FALLS, TX)
  • RIVER OAKS CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; WICHITA FALLS, TX)
  • SENIOR CARE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER - WICHI (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; WICHITA FALLS, TX)
  • GRACE PARK MANOR (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; WICHITA FALLS, TX)
  • RIDGEVIEW NURSING CONV CTR (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; WICHITA FALLS, TX)
  • HEALTHSOUTH HOME HEALTH AGENCY OF WICHITA FALLS (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; WICHITA FALLS, TX)
  • HEALTHSOUTH TRANSITIONAL UNIT OF WICHITA FALLS (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; WICHITA FALLS, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Jolly:

  • Midwestern State University (about 10 miles; Wichita Falls, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,901)
  • Cameron University (about 51 miles; Lawton, OK; FT enrollment: 4,695)
  • Vernon College (about 60 miles; Vernon, TX; FT enrollment: 2,216)
  • North Central Texas College (about 71 miles; Gainesville, TX; FT enrollment: 6,550)
  • Western Oklahoma State College (about 79 miles; Altus, OK; FT enrollment: 2,054)
  • University of North Texas (about 83 miles; Denton, TX; FT enrollment: 31,694)
  • Texas Woman's University (about 84 miles; Denton, TX; FT enrollment: 11,837)

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

Clay 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: 0.0%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic 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:  84.7%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.2%
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: 1.4% of all households

Jolly compared to Texas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (70%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (29%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Jolly city (based on Clay County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 72.21%
Here: 72.2%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Catholic Church
Adherents71.2%10.2%6.7%3.2%2.9%
Congregations40.0%20.0%13.3%3.3%3.3%
NameAssemblies of GodAmerican Baptist AssociationChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)National Association of Free Will BaptistsOther
Adherents1.7%1.7%1.4%0.7%0.4%
Congregations3.3%3.3%3.3%3.3%6.7%
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: 3
Clay County:

2.70 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Clay County:

0.90 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Clay County:

2.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Here:

2.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.4%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Clay County:

28.0%
Texas:

26.6%
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 0$0 1$200
Totals for Government 0$0 1$200

8.15% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($38,129 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.15%
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 Wichita County, TX  3.77% ($36,571 average AGI)
from Montague County, TX  0.48% ($32,000)


10.23% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($39,460 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.23%
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 Wichita County, TX  4.68% ($46,438 average AGI)
to Archer County, TX  0.47% ($38,333)
to Montague County, TX  0.39% ($23,600)

Strongest AM radio stations in Jolly:

  • KCAF (990 AM; 10 kW; FARMERSVILLE, TX; Owner: RENAISSANCE RADIO, INC.)
  • KWFS (1290 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KTNO (1440 AM; 12 kW; DENTON, TX; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Jolly:

  • KWFS-FM (102.3 FM; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLUR (99.9 FM; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KQXC-FM (103.9 FM; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KBZS (106.3 FM; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMOC (89.5 FM; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CHRISTIAN SERVICE FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • KTEO (90.5 FM; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CORNERSTONE UNIVERSITY)
  • KWRD-FM (100.7 FM; HIGHLAND VILLAGE, TX; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA OF TEXAS, L.L.C.)
  • KNIN-FM (92.9 FM; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K202DR (88.3 FM; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KYYI (104.7 FM; BURKBURNETT, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KMEO (96.7 FM; FLOWER MOUND, TX; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KKDL (106.7 FM; MUENSTER, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KZMP-FM (101.7 FM; AZLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KRNB (105.7 FM; DECATUR, TX; Owner: SERVICE BROADCASTING I, LTD.)
  • KDKR (91.3 FM; DECATUR, TX; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • KNOR (93.7 FM; HEALDTON, OK; Owner: AM & PM BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KHCK-FM (99.1 FM; DENTON, TX; Owner: KHCK-FM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KMCU (88.7 FM; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CAMERON UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Jolly:

  • KFDX-TV (Channel 3; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF WICHITA FALLS, L.L.C.)
  • KAUZ-TV (Channel 6; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF WICHITA FALLS, LLC)
  • K24AD (Channel 24; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K20DN (Channel 20; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CHRISTIAN FAMILY NETWORK TV, INC.)
  • KSWO-TV (Channel 7; LAWTON, OK; Owner: KSWO TELEVISION COMPANY, INC.)
  • K26DL (Channel 26; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • KJBO-LP (Channel 35; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KJTL (Channel 18; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K22FE (Channel 22; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: LOCKE SUPPLY CO.)
  • K30DJ (Channel 30; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CHRISTIAN FAMILY NETWORK, INC.)
  • K47DK (Channel 47; GRANDFIELD, OK; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Jolly)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • WCFL R1E, .4 Mi North Of (Lat: 33.874806 Lon: -98.349750), Overall height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: WCT931, Licensee ID: L00008608
    Assigned Frequencies: 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, 11665.0 MHz, 11665.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/24/1994, Expiration Date: 08/01/2000, Cancellation Date: 11/04/1998
    Registrant: Southwestern Bell Telephone Company, 3 Bell Plz Rm 810 C12, Dallas, TX 75202-5399

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 10
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

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