Leary, Texas

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Population in 2014: 483 (32% urban, 68% rural). Population change since 2000: -13.0%
 
Males: 251  (52.2%)
Females: 232  (47.8%)
Median resident age:  43.5 years
Texas median age:  34.5 years

Zip codes: 75501, 75503.

Leary Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2016: $55,735 (it was $33,295 in 2000)
Leary:

$55,735
TX:

$56,565

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $26,136 (it was $14,898 in 2000)

Leary city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $70,574 (it was $39,100 in 2000)
Leary:

$70,574
TX:

$161,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $85,265; Detached houses: $100,200; Mobile homes: $76,158

Median gross rent in 2016: $780.

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  • Races in Leary, TX (2010)

    Leary races chart
    • 43387.5%White alone
    • 357.1%Black alone
    • 122.4%Two or more races
    • 91.8%American Indian alone
    • 61.2%Hispanic

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Leary: 78.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (65.3%), English (6.2%), German (4.8%), Irish (4.8%), French (1.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 2.58 square miles.

Population density: 187 people per square mile   (very low).

Leary, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Leary:

  • High school or higher: 81.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Leary city:

  • Never married: 24.2%
  • Now married: 53.7%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 15.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,294 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $547 (0.9%)

Leary satellite photo by USGS

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

Leary household income distribution Leary home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.8%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +159 (+40.2%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (24%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Retail trade (32%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Transportation occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (38%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (4%)

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

Average climate in Leary, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 slightly below Texas state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) 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, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 166.8 miles away from Leary center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 151.2 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 267.7 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 328.4 miles away from Leary center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 379.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Bowie County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
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: 1 (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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 43.4. This is significantly better than average.

City:

43.4
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.4
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 9.8%
(9.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 5.4% for Black residents, 50.0% for two or more races residents)
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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.2
Texas average:

14.3

Leary travel time to work - commute Leary mode of transportation to work chart

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Religion statistics for Leary city (based on Bowie County data)

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.
State:

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

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

5.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

4.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.5%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Bowie County:

29.6%
Texas:

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

14.1%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

52.4%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

50.8%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Leary:

28.9
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

19.9%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Leary:

8.0%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Leary:

37.6%
State:

33.0%

General health condition:
Leary:

58.4%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Leary:

78.4%
State:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Leary, TX Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll

6.58% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,354 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.58%
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 Miller County, AR  1.78% ($28,819 average AGI)
from Cass County, TX  0.46% ($32,897)
from Dallas County, TX  0.29% ($30,648)


6.94% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,549 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.94%
Texas average:

6.69%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($175 average AGI)
Bowie County:

0.04%
Texas average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Miller County, AR  1.87% ($29,695 average AGI)
to Cass County, TX  0.33% ($33,010)
to Dallas County, TX  0.31% ($33,313)

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:

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, Drunken persons involved: 1
May 19, 1990 02:30 AM, 82, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 34m112ftTotal length
  • 142,925Total average daily traffic
  • 38,789Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11920-1929
  • 21950-1959
  • 71960-1969
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Leary, TX

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • Jeff Littlejohn, 0.2 Miles North Of Tx 82 On Roy Rd. (Lat: 33.456944 Lon: -94.183333), Type: 137.0, Overall height: 136 m, Registrant: 9186644581, Troylangham@clearchannel.Com, 2625 S. MEMORIAL DRIVE, SUITE A
  • Jeff Littlejohn, 0.2 Miles North Of Tx 82 On Roy Rd. (Lat: 33.456944 Lon: -94.183333), Type: 137.0, Overall height: 136 m, Registrant: 9186644581, Troylangham@clearchannel.Com, 2625 S. MEMORIAL DRIVE, SUITE A
  • FRED W GREAVES, 0.2 Miles North Of Tx 82 On Roy Rd. (Lat: 33.456944 Lon: -94.183333), Type: 137.0, Overall height: 136 m, Registrant: 2038610900, , 240 GREENWICH AVENUE
  • Fred W Greaves, 0.2 Miles North Of Tx 82 On Roy Rd. (Lat: 33.456944 Lon: -94.183333), Type: 137.0, Overall height: 136 m, Registrant: 2142953533, Normanphilips@townsquaremedia.Com, 12900 PRESTON RD, SUITE 525
  • Fred W Greaves, 0.2 Miles North Of Tx 82 On Roy Rd. (Lat: 33.456944 Lon: -94.183333), Type: 137.0, Overall height: 136 m, Registrant: 2142953533, Normanphilips@townsquaremedia.Com, 12900 PRESTON RD., SUITE 525

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

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (71%)
  • Utility gas (24%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Wood (1%)

Leary compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
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