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Freestone County

Population in 2012: 127 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +4.1%
 

Males: 63  (50.4%)
Females: 64  (49.6%)

Median resident age:  39.8 years
Texas median age:  40.8 years

Zip code: 75848

Estimated median household income in 2011: $90,129 (it was $36,250 in 2000)
Kirvin:

$90,129
Texas:

$49,392
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $20,765

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $82,136 (it was $37,500 in 2000)
Kirvin:

$82,136
Texas:

$127,700
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $37,403; Detached houses: $39,572; Mobile homes: $33,899

Median gross rent in 2011: $788.

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  • White alone - 122 (94.6%)
  • Black alone - 7 (5.4%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Kirvin: 79.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (41.5%), United States (10.5%), Dutch (5.8%), German (4.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 462 feet

Land area: 0.40 square miles.

Population density: 315 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Kirvin:

  • High school or higher: 96.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 1.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kirvin town:

  • Never married: 35.0%
  • Now married: 51.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 13.1%

0 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.0%
Texas:  16.1%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Kirvin, Texas as of April 18, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Kirvin to the number of sex offenders is 132 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,464 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $783 (1.0%)

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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

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.7%
Texas:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +17 (+16.2%).

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Other services, except public administration (29%)
  • Construction (26%)
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (11%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (8%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (27%)
  • Educational services (25%)
  • Finance and insurance (24%)
  • Wholesale trade (14%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (18%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (15%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (15%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (15%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (9%)
  • Rail and water transportation workers (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Construction laborers (19%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (14%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (14%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Personal appearance workers (10%)
  • Cashiers (10%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (10%)


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Tornado activity:

Kirvin-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 153% 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 significantly below Texas state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/31/2008 at 05:01:54, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 84.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

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: Floods: 3, Fires: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Storms: 3, Tornado: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Kirvin:

  • EAST TEXAS MEDICAL CENTER - FAIRFIELD (Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, about 12 miles away; FAIRFIELD, TX)
  • PARKVIEW REGIONAL HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals, Proprietary, provides emergency services, about 13 miles away; MEXIA, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kirvin:

  • Navarro College (about 24 miles; Corsicana, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,283)
  • Trinity Valley Community College (about 41 miles; Athens, TX; FT enrollment: 2,707)
  • Texas State Technical College Waco (about 46 miles; Waco, TX; FT enrollment: 3,995)
  • Baylor University (about 49 miles; Waco, TX; FT enrollment: 13,993)
  • McLennan Community College (about 52 miles; Waco, TX; FT enrollment: 4,343)
  • Tyler Junior College (about 74 miles; Tyler, TX; FT enrollment: 6,186)
  • The University of Texas at Tyler (about 74 miles; Tyler, TX; FT enrollment: 4,172)

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Freestone County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 0.0%

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 household income above 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2011

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Kirvin travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (67%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (24%)
  • Wood (9%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Kirvin (based on Freestone County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 56.54%
Here56.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchOther
Adherents37.8%28.1%17.4%7.4%9.4%
Congregations15.6%22.2%28.9%4.4%28.9%
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
This 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
This county:

10.15 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

3.21 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

10.1%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.7%
Texas:

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

13.9%
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 0$0 1$519
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$546
Totals for Government 0$0 2$1,065


8.58% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,560 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.58%
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 Limestone County, TX  1.10% ($30,500 average AGI)
from Dallas County, TX  0.60% ($50,343)
from Leon County, TX  0.53% ($35,935)


8.37% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($38,955 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.37%
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 Limestone County, TX  1.24% ($41,861 average AGI)
to Navarro County, TX  0.59% ($38,206)
to Dallas County, TX  0.54% ($33,742)

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

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