Leona, Texas

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Population in 2013: 175 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.3%
 
Males: 98  (56.3%)
Females: 77  (43.7%)
Median resident age:  40.8 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip code: 75850

Estimated median household income in 2012: $86,103 (it was $30,000 in 2000)
Leona:

$86,103
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $28,256 (it was $17,725 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $158,977 (it was $44,300 in 2000)
Leona:

$158,977
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $171,833; Detached houses: $216,919; Mobile homes: $57,794

Median gross rent in 2012: $800.

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  • White alone - 153 (87.4%)
  • Hispanic - 11 (6.3%)
  • Black alone - 9 (5.1%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (1.1%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Leona: 80.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (17.1%), Irish (17.1%), English (11.0%), Scottish (5.0%), French (3.9%), Italian (3.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 2.18 square miles.

Population density: 80 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Leona:

  • High school or higher: 86.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Leona city:

  • Never married: 21.3%
  • Now married: 53.5%
  • Separated: 4.9%
  • Widowed: 11.1%
  • Divorced: 9.3%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Leona, Texas as of March 01, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Leona to the number of sex offenders is 175 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $850 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,000 (0.6%)

Leona satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bryan, TX (41.0 miles , pop. 65,660).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Southeast Montgomery, TX (73.8 miles , pop. 208,076).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (102.5 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Centerville, TX (2.7 miles ), Normangee, TX (3.5 miles ), Hilltop Lakes, TX (3.8 miles ), Madisonville, TX (3.8 miles ), North Zulch, TX (4.0 miles ), Midway, TX (4.0 miles ), Jewett, TX (4.2 miles ), Marquez, TX (4.2 miles ).

Latitude: 31.15 N, Longitude: 95.98 W

Area code: 903

Leona household income distribution Leona home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.0%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +3 (+1.7%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (65%)
  • Construction (21%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Educational services (43%)
  • Public administration (18%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (19%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (17%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (14%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (12%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (10%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (5%)
  • Secondary school teachers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (28%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (17%)
  • Cashiers (14%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (10%)
  • Top executives (7%)
  • Financial managers (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)

Average climate in Leona, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Leona-area historical tornado activity is near Texas state average. It is 23% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/16/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 20.4 miles away from the Leona city center killed one person and injured 8 people.

On 5/10/1959, a category F3 tornado 29.7 miles away from the city center injured 7 people and caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Leona-area historical earthquake activity is below Texas state average. It is 83% 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 309.2 miles away from the city 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 443.6 miles away from Leona 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 243.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 207.0 miles away from the city center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 416.4 miles away from Leona center
On 4/7/2008 at 09:51:12, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, 3.9 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 197.8 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 Leon County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Fires: 3, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Leona topographic map

Birthplace of: Albert Collins - Musician.

Hospitals and medical centers near Leona:

  • CENTERVILLE HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; CENTERVILLE, TX)
  • LEISURE LODGE CENTERVILLE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; CENTERVILLE, TX)
  • MOSAIC (Hospital, about 14 miles away; MADISONVILLE, TX)
  • MADISONVILLE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; MADISONVILLE, TX)
  • MADISONVILLE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; MADISONVILLE, TX)
  • RIVERWOOD HEALTHCARE AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; MADISONVILLE, TX)
  • SIERRA HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; MADISONVILLE, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Leona:

  • Sam Houston State University (about 39 miles; Huntsville, TX; Full-time enrollment: 16,233)
  • Texas A & M University-College Station (about 44 miles; College Station, TX; FT enrollment: 46,550)
  • Navarro College (about 71 miles; Corsicana, TX; FT enrollment: 7,711)
  • Trinity Valley Community College (about 73 miles; Athens, TX; FT enrollment: 5,333)
  • Baylor University (about 73 miles; Waco, TX; FT enrollment: 14,800)
  • Lone Star College System (about 73 miles; The Woodlands, TX; FT enrollment: 45,205)
  • Prairie View A & M University (about 74 miles; Prairie View, TX; FT enrollment: 7,517)

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

Churches in Leona include: Hillery Chapel (A), Mount Zion Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Makamsom Cemetery (1), Culton Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 5.3%
(5.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  71.2%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  3.0%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Leona compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income above 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.
  • House age above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (55%)
  • Utility gas (28%)
  • Other fuel (10%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Leona city (based on Leon County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 62.15%
Here: 62.1%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchOther
Adherents44.6%18.4%15.7%8.1%13.2%
Congregations16.9%20.3%30.5%5.1%27.1%
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: 7
Leon County:

4.27 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Leon County:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Leon County:

9.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Here:

4.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.3%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Leon County:

26.1%
Texas:

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

18.9%
State:

15.7%
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

8.34% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,804 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.34%
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 Harris County, TX  1.01% ($53,102 average AGI)
from Freestone County, TX  0.65% ($41,447)
from Brazos County, TX  0.48% ($39,536)


7.91% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,421 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.91%
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 Brazos County, TX  0.81% ($35,532 average AGI)
to Harris County, TX  0.60% ($38,943)
to Anderson County, TX  0.59% ($34,294)

Strongest AM radio stations in Leona:

  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KZNE (1150 AM; 10 kW; COLLEGE STATION, TX; Owner: BRYAN BROADCASTING LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • KSEV (700 AM; 15 kW; TOMBALL, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • WTAW (1620 AM; 10 kW; COLLEGE STATION, TX; Owner: BRYAN BROADCASTING LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KJOJ (880 AM; 10 kW; CONROE, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KBBW (1010 AM; 10 kW; WACO-MARLIN, TX; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING OF TEXAS)
  • KMVL (1220 AM; 1 kW; MADISONVILLE, TX; Owner: LEON HUNT DBA/HUNT BROADCASTING)

Strongest FM radio stations in Leona:

  • KMVL-FM (100.5 FM; MADISONVILLE, TX; Owner: LEON HUNT DBA HUNT BROADCASTING)
  • KTCJ (105.9 FM; CENTERVILLE, TX; Owner: GOOD SAMARITAN COMMUNICATIONS OF PIOCHE, INC.)
  • KBHT (93.5 FM; CROCKETT, TX; Owner: NICOL BROADCASTING LTD.)
  • KAGG (96.1 FM; MADISONVILLE, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Leona:

  • KBTX-TV (Channel 3; BRYAN, TX; Owner: KWTX-KBTX LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KYLE (Channel 28; BRYAN, TX; Owner: COMCORP OF BRYAN LICENSE CORP.)
  • KTWC-LP (Channel 12; CROCKETT, TX; Owner: INTERNATIONAL BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Leona fatal accident list:

Sep 17, 2005 01:15 PM, I-45, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jan 6, 1997 02:00 AM, 75, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2
Oct 2, 1994 10:20 PM, I45, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Nov 21, 1990 06:20 AM, Fm977, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jul 15, 1980 02:10 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Sep 2, 1975 03:14 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • LEON HUNT, 3.1 Mi Hwy 75 South (Lat: 31.111111 Lon: -95.952500), Type: 152.0, Overall height: 146 m
    Registrant: 9365442171, , 102 SOUTH 5TH STREET
  • LEON HUNT, 3.1 Mi Hwy 75 South (Lat: 31.111111 Lon: -95.952500), Type: 152.0, Overall height: 146 m
    Registrant: 9365442171, Leon@kivy.Com, 102 SOUTH 5TH STREET
  • 3.1 Mi S (Lat: 31.111111 Lon: -95.952500), Type: 152.0, Overall height: 146 m
    Registrant: 4093489200, , 102 W MAIN ST

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • LEONA, 1 Mi S Of Centerville On Old Hwy 75 (Lat: 31.243444 Lon: -95.978056), Structure height: 152.1 m, Call Sign: WPOT313
    Assigned Frequencies: 6605.62 MHz, 6625.62 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/05/2009, Expiration Date: 04/12/2019
    Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: K5KDK, Licensee ID: L00405980
    Grant Date: 07/01/2008, Expiration Date: 08/17/2018, Certifier: Randal Hergesheimer
    Registrant: Randal Hergesheimer, 6259 Fm 977 E, Leona, TX 75850
  • Call Sign: WA5AQD, Licensee ID: L00154010
    Grant Date: 07/10/2003, Expiration Date: 09/28/2013
    Registrant: Charles S Smith, 5573 Cr 143, Leona, TX 75850

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
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