Leary, Texas

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Population in 2019: 502 (32% urban, 68% rural).
Population change since 2000: -9.5%
 
Males: 246  (49.2%)
Females: 256  (50.8%)
Median resident age:

47.8 years
Texas median age:

35.1 years

Zip codes: 75501, 75503.

Leary Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2019: $47,438 (it was $33,295 in 2000)
Leary:

$47,438
TX:

$64,034

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $22,620 (it was $14,898 in 2000)

Leary city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $72,743 (it was $39,100 in 2000)
Leary:

$72,743
TX:

$200,400

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $110,627; detached houses: $140,367; mobile homes: $66,758

Median gross rent in 2019: $717.

March 2019 cost of living index in Leary: 78.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 18.9%
(20.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 3.7% for Black residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)

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  • Races in Leary, TX (2019)
    • 47584.2%White alone
    • 559.8%Black alone
    • 132.3%American Indian alone
    • 50.9%Two or more races
    • 30.5%Other race alone
    • 20.4%Hispanic

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Ancestries: American (70.6%), Irish (5.8%), French (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 2.58 square miles.

Population density: 194 people per square mile   (very low).

Leary, Texas map

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,225 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $827 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bossier City, LA (72.6 miles , pop. 56,461).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (74.0 miles , pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (155.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Red Lick, TX (1.7 miles ),
Hooks, TX (1.8 miles ),
Nash, TX (2.4 miles ),
Wake Village, TX (2.6 miles ),
Redwater, TX (2.8 miles ),
Maud-Elliot Creek, TX (2.9 miles ),
Texarkana, TX (3.0 miles ),
New Boston, TX (3.4 miles )

Latitude: 33.47 N, Longitude: 94.22 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 903

Distribution of median household income in Leary, TX in 2019
Distribution of house value in Leary, TX in 2019
Leary satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

7.3%
Texas:

8.0%
Population change in the 1990s: +159 (+40.2%).
Most common industries in Leary, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (12.6%)
  • Construction (10.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.9%)
  • Health care (5.5%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.0%)
  • Truck transportation (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (18.4%)
  • Construction (16.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (8.5%)
  • Truck transportation (7.1%)
  • Repair & maintenance (7.1%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (5.7%)
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (5.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (15.5%)
  • Health care (13.4%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.2%)
  • Educational services (6.2%)
  • Gasoline stations (5.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.1%)
  • Public administration (4.1%)
Most common occupations in Leary, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Cashiers (5.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
  • Carpenters (4.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (10.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.8%)
  • Carpenters (7.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (14.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10.3%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (9.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.2%)

Average climate in Leary, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 69.6. This is about average.

City:

69.6
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.99. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.99
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Leary-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 97% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/12/1971, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.5 miles away from the Leary city center killed one person and injured 5 people.

On 4/2/1982, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 41.8 miles away from the city center injured 29 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Leary-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 462% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 203.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 255.6 miles away from the city center
On 5/17/2012 at 08:12:00, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 107.1 miles away from Leary center
On 2/28/2011 at 05:00:50, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MW, Depth: 2.0 mi) earthquake occurred 163.8 miles away from Leary center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 164.5 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 166.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Bowie County (18) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Fires: 4, Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Leary topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Leary:

  • EVERGREEN COOPER LANE COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 6 miles away; TEXARKANA, TX)
  • EVERGREEN NORTHWOOD COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 6 miles away; NASH, TX)
  • EVERGREEN MOORES LANE COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 8 miles away; TEXARKANA, TX)
  • HERITAGE OAKS NURSING CENTER INC (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; TEXARKANA, TX)
  • EVERGREEN FORTUNE COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 9 miles away; TEXARKANA, TX)
  • CHRISTUS ST MICHAEL HEALTH SYSTEM Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; TEXARKANA, TX)
  • DUBUIS HOSPITAL OF TEXARKANA (Hospital, about 9 miles away; TEXARKANA, TX)

Amtrak station near Leary:

  • 11 miles: TEXARKANA (100 E. FRONT ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Leary:

  • Texarkana College (about 9 miles; Texarkana, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,629)
  • Northeast Texas Community College (about 46 miles; Mount Pleasant, TX; FT enrollment: 2,320)
  • Southern Arkansas University Main Campus (about 59 miles; Magnolia, AR; FT enrollment: 3,005)
  • Southern University at Shreveport (about 68 miles; Shreveport, LA; FT enrollment: 2,277)
  • Bossier Parish Community College (about 73 miles; Bossier City, LA; FT enrollment: 6,209)
  • LeTourneau University (about 76 miles; Longview, TX; FT enrollment: 2,357)
  • Paris Junior College (about 77 miles; Paris, TX; FT enrollment: 3,875)

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Bowie County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

75.3%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.1%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.0% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Leary:

Marital status in Leary, TX
  • Never married: 18.0%
  • Now married: 56.8%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 16.0%

For population 25 years and over in Leary:

  • High school or higher: 86.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.3
Texas average:

13.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Leary, TX (based on Bowie County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant40,890137
Mainline Protestant6,97930
Black Protestant3,77521
Catholic3,6002
Other1,4428
None35,879-
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: 15
Bowie County:

1.64 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.22 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 46
This county:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 45
Here:

4.92 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

9.5%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.6%
Texas:

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

14.1%
Texas:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

62.0%
Texas:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

64.8%
Texas:

47.4%

Average BMI:
Leary:

27.3
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

18.0%
Texas:

20.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Leary:

9.5%
Texas:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.2
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Leary:

35.9%
State:

33.1%

General health condition:
Leary:

66.7%
Texas:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Leary:

84.0%
State:

80.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Leary, TX Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 0$0 0$0

6.80% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($40,728 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.80%
Texas average:

7.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Miller County, AR  1.95% ($34,837 average AGI)
from Cass County, TX  0.37% ($35,202)
from Dallas County, TX  0.27% ($40,451)


6.51% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($41,710 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.51%
Texas average:

7.26%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Miller County, AR  1.88% ($33,553 average AGI)
to Cass County, TX  0.38% ($38,523)
to Dallas County, TX  0.28% ($30,359)

Strongest AM radio stations in Leary:

  • KCMC (740 AM; 1 kW; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: ARKLATEX, LLC)
  • KTFS (940 AM; 3 kW; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: ARKLATEX, LLC)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KPYN (900 AM; 10 kW; ATLANTA, TX; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KNBO (1530 AM; daytime; 3 kW; NEW BOSTON, TX; Owner: BOWIE COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KKTK (1400 AM; 1 kW; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: PETRACOM OF TEXARKANA, L.L.C.)
  • KOSY (790 AM; 1 kW; TEXARKANA, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KNCB (1320 AM; 5 kW; VIVIAN, LA; Owner: NORTH CADDO BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Leary:

  • KMJI (93.3 FM; ASHDOWN, AR; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KPWW (95.9 FM; HOOKS, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTOY (104.7 FM; TEXARKANA, AR; Owner: JO-AL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFYX (107.1 FM; TEXARKANA, AR; Owner: ARKLATEX, LLC)
  • KTXK (91.5 FM; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: TEXARKANA COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KKYR-FM (102.5 FM; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KEWL-FM (95.1 FM; NEW BOSTON, TX; Owner: PETRACOM OF TEXARKANA, L.L.C.)
  • KZRB (103.5 FM; NEW BOSTON, TX; Owner: B & H BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • KPGG (103.9 FM; ASHDOWN, AR; Owner: PETRACOM OF TEXARKANA, L.L.C.)
  • KNRB (100.1 FM; ATLANTA, TX; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KYGL (106.3 FM; TEXARKANA, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTAL-FM (98.1 FM; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS - SHREVEPORT, LLC)
  • KHTA (92.5 FM; WAKE VILLAGE, TX; Owner: HOUSTON CHRISTIAN BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KRMD-FM (101.1 FM; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KVMA-FM (107.9 FM; MAGNOLIA, AR; Owner: COLUMBIA BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KJMY (101.7 FM; HOPE, AR; Owner: ARKLATEX, INC.)
  • K244BE (96.7 FM; TEXARKANA, AR; Owner: J AND J BROADCASTING)
  • K205DN (88.9 FM; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Leary:

  • KLFI-LP (Channel 35; TEXARKANA, AR; Owner: BEECH STREET COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • K41EQ (Channel 41; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K30EA (Channel 30; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KTAL-TV (Channel 6; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF LOUISIANA, LLC)
  • KTBS-TV (Channel 3; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: KTBS, INC.)
  • KSLA-TV (Channel 12; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: KSLA, LLC)
  • KMSS-TV (Channel 33; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: COMCORP OF TEXAS LICENSE CORP.)

Leary fatal accident list:

Feb 4, 2018 01:05 AM, Fm 1398/Barkman Creek, Lat: 33.469603, Lon: -94.220633, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jan 10, 2016 03:38 AM, I-30, Lat: 33.466614, Lon: -94.218017, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 9, 2016 08:28 PM, Fm 1398 Barkman Creek Rd, Lat: 33.469044, Lon: -94.220086, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Feb 9, 2006 03:00 PM, I-30, Lat: 33.466200, Lon: -94.213160, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 8, 1997 05:20 PM, I30, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Jan 1, 1996 02:30 AM, 130, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
May 19, 1990 02:30 AM, 82, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 16Number of bridges
  • 125ft / 38.0mTotal length
  • 206,025Total average daily traffic
  • 76,781Total average daily truck traffic
  • 201,846Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Leary, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 41950-1959
  • 81960-1969
  • 11990-1999
  • 22010-2018
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Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$42,8301$120,910
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0113.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Leary, TX
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Leary, TX - Value
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Leary, TX
  • 72.2%Electricity
  • 24.9%Utility gas
  • 1.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Leary, TX
  • 68.2%Electricity
  • 31.8%Utility gas


Leary compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed 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 below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
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