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Population in 2012: 315 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +15.8%
 

Males: 138  (43.9%)
Females: 177  (56.1%)

Median resident age:  36.0 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 75849.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $30,259 (it was $22,750 in 2000)
Latexo:

$30,259
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $11,743

Latexo city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $55,516 (it was $45,000 in 2000)
Latexo:

$55,516
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $75,835; Detached houses: $104,435; Mobile homes: $38,106

Median gross rent in 2012: $614.

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  • White alone - 254 (78.9%)
  • Hispanic - 41 (12.7%)
  • Black alone - 22 (6.8%)
  • Two or more races - 3 (0.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.3%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.3%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Latexo: 80.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (15.5%), English (14.5%), German (13.8%), French (6.0%), United States (4.9%), Dutch (2.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 0.99 square miles.

Population density: 320 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Latexo:

  • High school or higher: 89.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.7%
  • Unemployed: 18.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Latexo city:

  • Never married: 24.9%
  • Now married: 50.9%
  • Separated: 7.3%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 8.9%

4 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.6%
Texas:  16.4%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Latexo, Texas as of December 28, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Latexo to the number of sex offenders is 315 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $386 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $548 (0.9%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tyler, TX (66.2 miles , pop. 83,650).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Houston, TX (112.6 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Crockett, TX (2.3 miles ), Grapeland, TX (2.7 miles ), Porter Springs, TX (3.9 miles) , Kennard, TX (4.2 miles ), Elkhart, TX (4.2 miles ), Lovelady, TX (4.3 miles ), Kennard-Ratcliff, TX (4.4 miles) , Oakwood, TX (5.1 miles ).

Latitude: 31.39 N, Longitude: 95.47 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 936

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.3%
Texas:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -13 (-4.6%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (29%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (12%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (9%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Retail trade (36%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (24%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (12%)
  • Construction laborers (8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8%)
  • Engineers (5%)
  • Religious workers (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Business operations specialists (8%)
  • Cashiers (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Legal support workers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Latexo-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 100% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/30/1954, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.3 miles away from the Latexo city center injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/16/1953, a category F3 tornado 12.4 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 8 people.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Houston County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Fires: 4, Hurricanes: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Latexo:

  • RENAL CARE GROUP CROCKETT (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; CROCKETT, TX)
  • HOUSTON COUNTY HOME HEALTH CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; CROCKETT, TX)
  • AFTERCARE VISITING NURSE SERVICE LLC (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; CROCKETT, TX)

Political contributions by individuals in Latexo, TX

Airports located in Latexo:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Latexo:

  • Angelina College (about 45 miles; Lufkin, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,054)
  • Sam Houston State University (about 47 miles; Huntsville, TX; FT enrollment: 12,789)
  • Stephen F Austin State University (about 52 miles; Nacogdoches, TX; FT enrollment: 10,307)
  • Trinity Valley Community College (about 61 miles; Athens, TX; FT enrollment: 2,707)
  • The University of Texas at Tyler (about 66 miles; Tyler, TX; FT enrollment: 4,172)
  • Tyler Junior College (about 67 miles; Tyler, TX; FT enrollment: 6,186)
  • Texas A & M University (about 75 miles; College Station, TX; FT enrollment: 43,338)

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Notable locations in Latexo: Latexo Community Center (A), Latexo Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Houston 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: 38.7%
(32.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 91.3% for Black residents, 78.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 74.2% for other race residents, 83.3% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  72.1%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.6%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.8% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Latexo, TX

2 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

Latexo compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Latexo travel time to work - commute


Latexo mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (60%)
  • Utility gas (21%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (20%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Latexo city (based on Houston County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 52.48%
Here52.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaChurches of ChristCatholic Church
Adherents55.3%10.4%8.9%6.6%6.0%
Congregations36.1%16.7%5.6%12.5%2.8%
NameAmerican Baptist AssociationAssemblies of GodPresbyterian Church (USA)Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)Other
Adherents3.6%3.5%1.3%1.2%3.2%
Congregations8.3%5.6%1.4%2.8%8.3%
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: 3
Houston County:

1.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

4.41 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
This county:

3.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Houston County:

11.4%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Houston County:

29.9%
State:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.3%
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


6.88% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,659 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.88%
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 Harris County, TX  1.06% ($39,657 average AGI)
from Anderson County, TX  0.73% ($23,792)
from Walker County, TX  0.33% ($20,909)


7.29% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,973 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.29%
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 Harris County, TX  0.91% ($34,900 average AGI)
to Anderson County, TX  0.75% ($27,620)
to Angelina County, TX  0.39% ($29,962)

Strongest AM radio stations in Latexo:

  • KIVY (1290 AM; 3 kW; CROCKETT, TX; Owner: LEON HUNT)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KSEV (700 AM; 15 kW; TOMBALL, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • 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.)
  • KTBB (600 AM; 5 kW; TYLER, TX; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KJOJ (880 AM; 10 kW; CONROE, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Latexo:

  • KIVY-FM (92.7 FM; CROCKETT, TX; Owner: LEON HUNT)
  • KCKT (88.5 FM; CROCKETT, TX; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • K220EQ (91.9 FM; CROCKETT, TX; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KBHT (93.5 FM; CROCKETT, TX; Owner: NICOL BROADCASTING LTD.)
  • KOOI (106.5 FM; JACKSONVILLE, TX; Owner: WALLER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBJS (90.3 FM; JACKSONVILLE, TX; Owner: EAST TEXAS MEDIA ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • KTYL-FM (93.1 FM; TYLER, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KAFX-FM (95.5 FM; DIBOLL, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KJCS (103.3 FM; NACOGDOCHES, TX; Owner: RADIO LICENSING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Latexo:

  • KTWC-LP (Channel 12; CROCKETT, TX; Owner: INTERNATIONAL BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KIVY-LP (Channel 16; CROCKETT, TX; Owner: JIM GIBBS)
  • KLSB-TV (Channel 19; NACOGDOCHES, TX; Owner: KLSB ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • KETK-TV (Channel 56; JACKSONVILLE, TX; Owner: KETK LICENSEE L.P.)
  • K24DS (Channel 24; PALESTINE, TX; Owner: ETERNAL TRUTH NETWORK, INC.)
  • K17BP (Channel 17; PALESTINE, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Latexo fatal accident list:

Feb 21, 1999 03:10 AM, Fm2663, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jul 17, 1986 08:45 AM, Houcodirt, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 8, 1984 08:45 AM, 287, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 8, Fatalities: 1
Nov 11, 1983 08:00 AM, 287, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1



FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • KELLYE E ABERNATHY, 219 Cr 1805 (Lat: 31.395389 Lon: -95.459444), Type: 80.2, Overall height: 77.1 m
    Registrant: 4692297422, , 5601 LEGACY DRIVE (MS: A-3)
  • Kellye Abernathy, 219 Cr 1805 (Lat: 31.395389 Lon: -95.459444), Type: 80.2, Overall height: 77.1 m
    Registrant: 4692297422, , 5601 LEGACY DRIVE (MS: A-3)
  • Tracy Milligan, 102 Twin St (Lat: 31.402500 Lon: -95.475389), Type: 79.2, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY #150 GASA5REG
  • Stephanie I Jones, 102 Twin St (Lat: 31.402500 Lon: -95.475389), Type: 79.2, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY #150 GASA5REG

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Cr 2185 (Lat: 31.413472 Lon: -95.561389), Type: Mast, Structure height: 33 m, Call Sign: WQKV970
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.147 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/01/2009, Expiration Date: 10/01/2019, Certifier: Tommy Appleby
    Registrant: A & B Communications, 4813 Leopard, Corpus Christi, TX 78408, Phone: (979) 323-0868, Fax: (979) 323-0869, Email:



Most common first names in Latexo, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William871.0 years
John574.0 years
Bessie487.7 years
Hazel384.7 years
Harvey275.5 years
James276.0 years
Clara267.5 years
Clifford285.0 years
Annie274.0 years
Larry269.4 years
Most common last names in Latexo, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Mcqueen878.8 years
Graham470.2 years
Jones472.3 years
Turner485.3 years
Alexander368.6 years
Allen377.3 years
Goolsby378.0 years
Harrington381.3 years
Hutto368.7 years
Minter376.6 years
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