Kirvin, Texas

We are giving away $1200 in prizes - enter simply by sending us your own city pictures!

  • OSM Map
  • General Map
  • Google Map
  • MSN Map
Population in 2013: 128 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +4.9%
 
Males: 60  (47.2%)
Females: 68  (52.8%)
Median resident age:  43.8 years
Texas median age:  34.0 years

Zip codes: 75848, 75859, 76693.

Kirvin Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2013: $48,150 (it was $36,250 in 2000)
Kirvin:

$48,150
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $23,609 (it was $12,320 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $78,135 (it was $37,500 in 2000)
Kirvin:

$78,135
TX:

$132,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $73,568; Detached houses: $88,620; Mobile homes: $30,328

Median gross rent in 2013: $793.

Options
X
Data:
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2013 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram
  • Races in Kirvin, TX (2010)

    Kirvin races chart
    • 12294.6%White alone
    • 75.4%Black alone
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Kirvin: 80.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Recent articles from our blog. Our writers, many of them Ph.D. graduates or candidates, create easy-to-read articles on a wide variety of topics.
Kirvin, TX forum
Discuss Kirvin, Texas on our local forum with over 1,900,000 registered users

Latest news from Kirvin, TX collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: Irish (39.0%), Dutch (9.6%), United States (8.2%), Scottish (6.2%), German (5.5%), Italian (2.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 462 feet

Land area: 0.40 square miles.

Population density: 318 people per square mile   (very low).

Kirvin, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Kirvin:

  • High school or higher: 86.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 8.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kirvin town:

  • Never married: 22.3%
  • Now married: 65.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 1.5%
  • Divorced: 10.4%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Kirvin, Texas as of May 04, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Kirvin to the number of sex offenders is 127 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,039 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,196 (1.4%)

Kirvin satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Waco, TX (50.9 miles , pop. 113,726).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Dallas, TX (76.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Streetman, TX (2.8 miles ), Wortham, TX (2.8 miles ), Teague, TX (3.2 miles ), Fairfield, TX (3.3 miles ), Mexia, TX (3.3 miles ), Richland, TX (3.5 miles ), Tehuacana, TX (3.6 miles ), Navarro, TX (4.0 miles) .

Latitude: 31.77 N, Longitude: 96.33 W

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

4.8%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +17 (+16.2%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Other services, except public administration (30%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Retail trade (28%)
  • Finance and insurance (23%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Construction (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (26%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (23%)
  • Community and social service occupations (21%)
  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (40%)
  • Sales and related occupations (37%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)

Average climate in Kirvin, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Kirvin, Texas average temperatures Kirvin, Texas average precipitation Kirvin, Texas humidity Kirvin, Texas wind speed Kirvin, Texas snowfall Kirvin, Texas sunshine Kirvin, Texas clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Kirvin-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 70% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/11/1953, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 32.4 miles away from the Kirvin town center killed 114 people and injured 597 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/10/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 28.2 miles away from the town center killed 6 people and injured 77 people.

Earthquake activity:

Kirvin-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 81% 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 273.4 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 200.2 miles away from Kirvin 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 429.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 230.8 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 220.5 miles away from Kirvin 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 240.9 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 Freestone County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 3, Floods: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Kirvin topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Kirvin:

  • WORTHAM REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; WORTHAM, TX)
  • FAIRFIELD NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; FAIRFIELD, TX)
  • EAST TEXAS MEDICAL CENTER - FAIRFIELD Acute Care Hospitals (about 10 miles away; FAIRFIELD, TX)
  • EAST TEXAS MEDICAL CENTER HOME HEALTH SOUTH (Hospital, about 10 miles away; FAIRFIELD, TX)
  • COMMERCE HOUSE (Hospital, about 11 miles away; MEXIA, TX)
  • MEXIA NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; MEXIA, TX)
  • TYLER HOUSE (Hospital, about 11 miles away; MEXIA, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kirvin:

  • Navarro College (about 24 miles; Corsicana, TX; Full-time enrollment: 7,711)
  • Trinity Valley Community College (about 41 miles; Athens, TX; FT enrollment: 5,333)
  • Texas State Technical College-Waco (about 46 miles; Waco, TX; FT enrollment: 4,210)
  • Hill College (about 48 miles; Hillsboro, TX; FT enrollment: 2,968)
  • Baylor University (about 49 miles; Waco, TX; FT enrollment: 14,800)
  • McLennan Community College (about 52 miles; Waco, TX; FT enrollment: 6,673)
  • Cedar Valley College (about 65 miles; Lancaster, TX; FT enrollment: 3,603)

Click to draw/clear town borders

Freestone 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 2013: 1.3%
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  61.5%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  0.0%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Kirvin compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage 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.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.1
Texas average:

14.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (54%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (30%)
  • Wood (13%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Kirvin town (based on Freestone County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,86228
Mainline Protestant1,60811
Black Protestant8535
Catholic6622
Other11
None10,830-
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: 3
Freestone County:

1.60 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

0.53 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Freestone County:

10.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Here:

3.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.1%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Freestone County:

28.7%
Texas:

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

13.9%
State:

15.7%
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
Financial Administration 0$0 2$1,217
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 2$1,280
Totals for Government 0$0 4$2,497

7.82% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,959 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.82%
Texas average:

7.14%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Limestone County, TX  1.16% ($34,265 average AGI)
from Leon County, TX  0.51% ($31,633)
from Navarro County, TX  0.51% ($30,567)


8.71% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($44,344 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.71%
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 Limestone County, TX  1.77% ($41,190 average AGI)
to Leon County, TX  0.64% ($41,447)
to Dallas County, TX  0.52% ($24,839)

Strongest AM radio stations in Kirvin:

  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • 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.)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KBBW (1010 AM; 10 kW; WACO-MARLIN, TX; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING OF TEXAS)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KRQX (1590 AM; 1 kW; MEXIA, TX; Owner: MJ COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRZI (1580 AM; 10 kW; WACO, TX; Owner: VAN D. GOODALL, JR.)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kirvin:

  • KDOS (107.9 FM; ROBINSON, TX; Owner: KICI-FM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KYCX-FM (104.9 FM; MEXIA, TX; Owner: MJ COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KNES (99.1 FM; FAIRFIELD, TX; Owner: J & J COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KLTY (94.9 FM; ARLINGTON, TX; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA OF TEXAS, LLC)
  • KRVF (106.9 FM; KERENS, TX; Owner: FIRST BROADCASTING INVESTMENT PARTNERS, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Kirvin:

  • KNAV-LP (Channel 30; CORSICANA, TX; Owner: NAVARRO COLLEGE)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • KIRVIN, I45 And Fm 833 4.5 Mi Ne Of (Lat: 31.804611 Lon: -96.265528), Type: Tower, Structure height: 59.4 m, Overall height: 60 m, Call Sign: WPNJ790
    Assigned Frequencies: 6760.62 MHz, 6795.00 MHz, 6795.00 MHz, 6765.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/01/2008, Expiration Date: 04/15/2018
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KD5VLO, Licensee ID: L00648051
    Grant Date: 03/03/2003, Expiration Date: 03/03/2013, Cancellation Date: 01/03/2004, Certifier: Eddie K Jefferson
    Registrant: Eddie K Jefferson, Kirvin, TX 75848
  • Call Sign: N5PAW, Previous Call Sign: KD5VLO, Licensee ID: L00648051
    Grant Date: 01/03/2004, Expiration Date: 01/03/2014, Certifier: Eddie K Jefferson
    Registrant: Eddie K Jefferson, Kirvin, TX 75848

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4
Cost of Living Calculator