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Population in 2010: 1,906. Population change since 2000: +1.2%
Males: 916  (48.1%)
Females: 990  (51.9%)

Median resident age:  61.8 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 76240.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $75,374 (it was $55,430 in 2000)
Lake Kiowa:

$75,374
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $43,968

Lake Kiowa CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $205,812 (it was $147,000 in 2000)
Lake Kiowa:

$205,812
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $225,310; Detached houses: $225,310

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,149.

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  • White alone - 1,821 (95.5%)
  • Hispanic - 46 (2.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 20 (1.0%)
  • Asian alone - 8 (0.4%)
  • Two or more races - 5 (0.3%)
  • Black alone - 4 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 2 (0.1%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Lake Kiowa: 85.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (19.8%), German (16.4%), Irish (12.7%), Scotch-Irish (7.4%), United States (5.4%), Czech (5.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 3.00 square miles.

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

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For population 25 years and over in Lake Kiowa:

  • High school or higher: 94.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 35.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.5%
  • Unemployed: 7.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 37.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lake Kiowa CDP:

  • Never married: 11.1%
  • Now married: 63.0%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 13.7%

12 residents are foreign born

This place:  0.5%
Texas:  16.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $3,297 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $3,371 (1.5%)

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

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.8%
Texas:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Educational services (24%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Top executives (9%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (21%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (8%)
  • Other financial specialists (8%)
  • Personal appearance workers (8%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (8%)
  • Computer specialists (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)

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Average climate in Lake Kiowa, Texas

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Tornado activity:

Lake Kiowa-area historical tornado activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 267% 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 significantly above Texas state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 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 90.1 miles away from Lake Kiowa 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 the city center
On 6/8/2004 at 00:15:09, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 48.2 miles away from the city center
On 10/6/2006 at 22:13:16, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 52.3 miles away from Lake Kiowa center
On 12/17/1992 at 07:18:04, a magnitude 3.6 (3.5 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 87.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

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, Tornadoes: 4, Fires: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lake Kiowa topographic map

Hospitals/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)

Political contributions by individuals in Lake Kiowa, 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: 3,709)
  • Grayson County College (about 24 miles; Denison, TX; FT enrollment: 2,340)
  • Texas Woman's University (about 26 miles; Denton, TX; FT enrollment: 7,446)
  • University of North Texas (about 26 miles; Denton, TX; FT enrollment: 24,158)
  • Collin County Community College District (about 40 miles; Plano, TX; FT enrollment: 9,675)
  • The University of Texas at Dallas (about 44 miles; Richardson, TX; FT enrollment: 10,442)
  • DeVry University-Texas (about 44 miles; Irving, TX; FT enrollment: 2,294)

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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
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AQI  Ozone 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 27.7. This is about average.
City:

27.7
U.S.:

32.0
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 32.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

32.6
U.S.:

28.3


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 3.5%
(3.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Lake Kiowa, TX

Lake Kiowa compared to Texas state average:

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


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Lake Kiowa travel time to work - commute


Lake Kiowa mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (98%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Lake Kiowa CDP (based on Cooke County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 60.69%
Here60.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristAmerican Baptist Association
Adherents39.7%37.0%7.5%5.3%2.1%
Congregations40.3%6.5%11.3%14.5%3.2%
NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Assemblies of GodChurch of the NazareneOther
Adherents1.6%1.5%1.1%0.8%3.3%
Congregations1.6%1.6%4.8%4.8%11.3%
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: 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%

7.79% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($39,208 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.79%
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 Denton County, TX  1.71% ($39,065 average AGI)
from Grayson County, TX  0.93% ($29,222)
from Tarrant County, TX  0.48% ($48,483)


7.97% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($38,999 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.97%
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 Denton County, TX  2.17% ($48,380 average AGI)
to Grayson County, TX  1.02% ($40,023)
to Dallas County, TX  0.45% ($34,912)

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.)


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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  • Kenneth J. Lovegreen (8)
  • Thomas Ford (3)
  • Kenneth James Lovegreen (1)
  • Harold R. Greene (1)

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