Lake Kiowa, Texas

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Population in 2010: 1,906. Population change since 2000: +1.2%
Males: 920  (48.3%)
Females: 986  (51.7%)
Median resident age:  63.4 years
Texas median age:  34.0 years

Zip codes: 76240.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $77,498 (it was $55,430 in 2000)
Lake Kiowa:

$77,498
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $47,465 (it was $28,354 in 2000)

Lake Kiowa CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $202,557 (it was $147,000 in 2000)
Lake Kiowa:

$202,557
TX:

$132,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $239,513; Detached houses: $240,594

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,205.

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  • Races in Lake Kiowa, TX (2010)

    Lake Kiowa races chart
    • 1,82195.5%White alone
    • 462.4%Hispanic
    • 201.0%American Indian alone
    • 80.4%Asian alone
    • 50.3%Two or more races
    • 40.2%Black alone
    • 20.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Lake Kiowa detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Lake Kiowa: 83.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (18.0%), German (17.5%), Irish (7.6%), United States (5.9%), French (5.7%), Scotch-Irish (5.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 3.00 square miles.

Population density: 636 people per square mile   (low).

Lake Kiowa,TX real estate house value index trend

Lake Kiowa, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Lake Kiowa:

  • High school or higher: 100.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 42.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.5%
  • Unemployed: 2.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 37.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lake Kiowa CDP:

  • Never married: 11.5%
  • Now married: 67.6%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

12 residents are foreign born

This place:

0.5%
Texas:

16.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $3,252 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $3,454 (1.3%)

Lake Kiowa satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Denton, TX (25.2 miles , pop. 80,537).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Plano, TX (38.8 miles , pop. 222,030).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (54.6 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Collinsville, TX (2.4 miles ), Tioga, TX (2.9 miles ), Whitesboro, TX (2.9 miles ), Gainesville, TX (3.0 miles ), Callisburg, TX (3.0 miles ), Valley View, TX (3.2 miles ), Southwest Grayson, TX (3.4 miles ), Pilot Point, TX (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 33.57 N, Longitude: 97.01 W

Lake Kiowa household income distribution Lake Kiowa home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

3.8%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Retail trade (31%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (22%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (15%)
  • Transportation occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Community and social service occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (35%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (17%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Lake Kiowa: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Lake Kiowa, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Lake Kiowa-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 147% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/6/1955, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.9 miles away from the Lake Kiowa place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 3/31/1959, a category F3 tornado 9.3 miles away from the place center injured 16 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lake Kiowa-area historical earthquake activity is near Texas state average. It is 76% 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 220.4 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 82.4 miles away from Lake Kiowa 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 90.1 miles away from the city 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 116.5 miles away from the city 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 89.0 miles away from Lake Kiowa 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 437.0 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 Cooke County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Fires: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lake Kiowa topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Lake Kiowa:

  • HOMESTEAD NURSING AND REHABILITATION OF COLLINSVIL (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; COLLINSVILLE, TX)
  • PECAN TREE REHAB AND HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; GAINESVILLE, TX)
  • GAINESVILLE CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; GAINESVILLE, TX)
  • GAINESVILLE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; GAINESVILLE, TX)
  • PILOT POINT HOME HEALTH INC (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; WHITESBORO, TX)
  • WHITESBORO HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; WHITESBORO, TX)
  • WHITESBORO NURSING HOME INC (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; WHITESBORO, TX)

Amtrak station near Lake Kiowa:

  • 9 miles: GAINESVILLE (605 E. CALIFORNIA ST.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lake Kiowa:

  • North Central Texas College (about 10 miles; Gainesville, TX; Full-time enrollment: 6,550)
  • Grayson College (about 24 miles; Denison, TX; FT enrollment: 2,496)
  • Texas Woman's University (about 25 miles; Denton, TX; FT enrollment: 11,837)
  • University of North Texas (about 26 miles; Denton, TX; FT enrollment: 31,694)
  • Collin County Community College District (about 36 miles; McKinney, TX; FT enrollment: 18,044)
  • The University of Texas at Dallas (about 43 miles; Richardson, TX; FT enrollment: 16,777)
  • DeVry University-Texas (about 44 miles; Irving, TX; FT enrollment: 4,098)

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

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

Reservoir: Lake Kiowa (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cooke 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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 96.2. This is worse than average.

City:

96.2
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 33.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.5
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 3.3%
(3.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.1 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  74.5%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  2.6%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Lake Kiowa compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value above 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 below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.0
Texas average:

14.4

Lake Kiowa travel time to work - commute Lake Kiowa mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (94%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)

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 Lake Kiowa CDP (based on Cooke County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant11,80064
Catholic8,7153
Mainline Protestant2,15310
Other5463
Black Protestant3102
None14,913-
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: 6
Cooke County:

1.56 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Cooke County:

2.35 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Cooke County:

6.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 34
Here:

8.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.6%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Cooke County:

27.8%
Texas:

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

16.2%
State:

15.7%

6.82% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,867 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.82%
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 Denton County, TX  1.54% ($47,720 average AGI)
from Grayson County, TX  0.80% ($32,657)
from Tarrant County, TX  0.35% ($47,234)


7.69% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,489 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.69%
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 Denton County, TX  1.91% ($36,757 average AGI)
to Grayson County, TX  0.87% ($32,814)
to Tarrant County, TX  0.46% ($54,429)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lake Kiowa:

  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KYNG (950 AM; 10 kW; DENISON-SHERMAN, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KTNO (1440 AM; 12 kW; DENTON, TX; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • KTBK (1700 AM; 10 kW; SHERMAN, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KAAM (770 AM; 10 kW; GARLAND, TX; Owner: DONTRON, INC.)
  • KMKI (620 AM; 5 kW; PLANO, TX; Owner: ABC, INC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lake Kiowa:

  • KESN (103.3 FM; ALLEN, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KSOC (94.5 FM; GAINESVILLE, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KTPW (89.7 FM; SANGER, TX; Owner: RESEARCH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION, INC)
  • KTCY (104.9 FM; PILOT POINT, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KESS-FM (107.9 FM; LEWISVILLE, TX; Owner: KECS-FM LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KNOR (93.7 FM; HEALDTON, OK; Owner: AM & PM BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KHYI (95.3 FM; HOWE, TX; Owner: METRO BROADCASTERS - TEXAS, INC.)
  • 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)
  • KHCK-FM (99.1 FM; DENTON, TX; Owner: KHCK-FM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KWRD-FM (100.7 FM; HIGHLAND VILLAGE, TX; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA OF TEXAS, L.L.C.)
  • KPLX (99.5 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KPLX LICO, INC.)
  • KTDK (104.1 FM; SANGER, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KNTU (88.1 FM; MCKINNEY, TX; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH TEXAS)
  • KLUV-FM (98.7 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF DALLAS)
  • WRR (101.1 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CITY OF DALLAS, TEXAS)
  • KMKT (93.1 FM; BELLS, TX; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Lake Kiowa:

  • KXII (Channel 12; SHERMAN, TX; Owner: KXII LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KLDT (Channel 55; LAKE DALLAS, TX; Owner: JOHNSON BROADCASTING OF DALLAS, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 3m10ftTotal length
  • $8,000Total costs
  • 2,600Total average daily traffic
  • 104Total average daily truck traffic
  • 3,640Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 100 Mohave Drive (Lat: 33.582056 Lon: -97.009417), Type: Tank, Structure height: 44.8 m, Overall height: 52.1 m, Call Sign: KNKN369
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/09/2009, Expiration Date: 10/01/2019
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • Chris R McNamara, Int Of Sanchez Dr & Navajo Trail (Lat: 33.575194 Lon: -97.022194), Type: 76.2, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 9407592251, Cmcnamara@nortex.Com, 205 N. WALNUT ST.
  • Chris R McNamara, Int Of Sanchez Dr & Navajo Trail (Lat: 33.575194 Lon: -97.022194), Type: 76.2, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 9407592251, Cmcnamara@nortex.Com, 205 N. WALNUT ST.
  • Chris R McNamara, Int Of Sanchez Dr & Navajo Trail (Lat: 33.575278 Lon: -97.023056), Type: 62.5, Overall height: 61 m
    Registrant: 9407362255, , 205 N WALNUT
  • Int Of Sanchez Dr & Navajo Trail (Lat: 33.575278 Lon: -97.023056), Type: 62.5, Overall height: 61 m
    Registrant: 9407362255, , 205 N WALNUT

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 33.570000 Lon: -97.012806, Call Sign: WQPQ693
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.287 MHz, 467.287 MHz, 462.387 MHz, 467.387 MHz, 467.437 MHz, 467.837 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/23/2012, Expiration Date: 07/23/2022, Certifier: Dennis Tocquiney
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • LAKE KIOWA, Int Of Sanchez Dr & Navajo Trail (Lat: 33.575194 Lon: -97.022194), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Call Sign: WQOC404
    Assigned Frequencies: 11405.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/10/2011, Expiration Date: 08/10/2021, Certifier: Chris Mcnamara
    Registrant: Jts, 5310 S Cockrell Hill Road, Dallas, TX 75236, Phone: (972) 620-1435, Fax: (972) 247-5023, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Lake Kiowa)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 177B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 20214 , Serial Number: 17702645, Airworthiness Date: 04/11/1977
    Registrant (Individual): Don M Knox, 119 San Chez Dr, Lake Kiowa, TX 76240
  • Aircraft: AMS FLIGHT D O O CARAT A (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 304G , Serial Number: CA007, Year manufactured: 2003, Airworthiness Date: 12/17/2003
    Registrant (Individual): Gary L Mathews, 322 Kiowa Dr E, Lake Kiowa, TX 76240
  • Aircraft: MOONEY AIRCRAFT CORP. M20K (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-360 SER (225 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 305KM , Serial Number: 25-0285, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 12/28/1979
    Registrant (Individual): Kenneth J Lovegreen, 123 Hogan Dr, Lake Kiowa, TX 76240

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 30
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lake Kiowa, TX
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