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Population in 2012: 716 (96% urban, 4% rural). Population change since 2000: -2.3%
 

Males: 318  (44.5%)
Females: 398  (55.5%)

Median resident age:  46.5 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 75148.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $22,714 (it was $24,438 in 2000)
Log Cabin:

$22,714
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $13,915

Log Cabin city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $28,917 (it was $23,600 in 2000)
Log Cabin:

$28,917
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $64,624; Detached houses: $64,312; Mobile homes: $37,932

Median gross rent in 2012: $531.

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  • White alone - 643 (90.1%)
  • Hispanic - 45 (6.3%)
  • Black alone - 17 (2.4%)
  • Two or more races - 4 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.3%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (0.3%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.1%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Log Cabin: 85.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: United States (33.8%), German (13.4%), Irish (10.8%), Dutch (3.1%), French (2.8%), Italian (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 370 feet

Land area: 1.06 square miles.

Population density: 675 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Log Cabin:

  • High school or higher: 62.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 12.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 40.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Log Cabin city:

  • Never married: 13.8%
  • Now married: 50.4%
  • Separated: 4.5%
  • Widowed: 9.0%
  • Divorced: 22.3%

37 residents are foreign born (4.7% Europe).

This city:  4.7%
Texas:  16.4%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Log Cabin, Texas as of November 27, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Log Cabin to the number of sex offenders is 179 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $638 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $386 (1.6%)

Log Cabin satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tyler, TX (42.9 miles , pop. 83,650).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Garland, TX (59.3 miles , pop. 215,768).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (59.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Caney City, TX (1.0 miles ), Star Harbor, TX (1.7 miles ), Malakoff, TX (1.8 miles ), Cedar Creek Lake, TX (2.3 miles) , Payne Springs, TX (2.4 miles ), Eustace, TX (2.4 miles ), Enchanted Oaks, TX (2.4 miles ), Trinidad, TX (2.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $130,000
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $283,300
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $217,000
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $237,200
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $237,500
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $141,300
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $141,300
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $125,200
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $125,200
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $210,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 32.22 N, Longitude: 96.02 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 903

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.3%
Texas:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +232 (+46.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Accommodation and food services (21%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (14%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (13%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (11%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8%)
  • Construction laborers (8%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (10%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (10%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (10%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (8%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)

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Tornado activity:

Log Cabin-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 192% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/13/1981, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.5 miles away from the Log Cabin city center injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 11/4/1959, a category F3 tornado 16.8 miles away from the city center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Log Cabin-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1997 at 03:26:41, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 66.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/31/2008 at 05:01:54, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 72.4 miles away from Log Cabin center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Henderson County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Hurricanes: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Fires: 3, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Log Cabin:

  • CEDAR LAKE NURSING SERVICES AND HOSPICE (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; MALAKOFF, TX)
  • WEE CARE CONNECTION HOME HEALTH INC (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; MALAKOFF, TX)
  • CEDAR LAKE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; MALAKOFF, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Log Cabin:

  • Trinity Valley Community College (about 10 miles; Athens, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,707)
  • Navarro College (about 30 miles; Corsicana, TX; FT enrollment: 4,283)
  • Tyler Junior College (about 45 miles; Tyler, TX; FT enrollment: 6,186)
  • The University of Texas at Tyler (about 46 miles; Tyler, TX; FT enrollment: 4,172)
  • Eastfield College (about 56 miles; Mesquite, TX; FT enrollment: 3,140)
  • Southern Methodist University (about 62 miles; Dallas, TX; FT enrollment: 8,121)
  • Mountain View College (about 63 miles; Dallas, TX; FT enrollment: 2,181)

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

 
Henderson 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: 26.2%
(20.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 87.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  63.7%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.9%
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: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Log Cabin, TX

Log Cabin compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below 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 below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Log Cabin travel time to work - commute


Log Cabin mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (81%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (16%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Utility gas (1%)

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Religion statistics for Log Cabin city (based on Henderson County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.27%
Here49.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of God
Adherents49.8%13.3%11.1%10.0%4.4%
Congregations29.8%2.6%15.8%14.0%11.4%
NameChurches of ChristChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Presbyterian Church (USA)International Pentecostal Holiness ChurchOther
Adherents3.5%2.1%1.1%1.0%3.7%
Congregations9.6%1.8%0.9%0.9%13.2%
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: 13
Here:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Henderson County:

0.89 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 27
This county:

3.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 43
Henderson County:

5.46 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

9.4%
State:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.7%
State:

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

11.2%
Texas:

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
Other Government Administration 1$1,683$20,1960$0
Judicial and Legal 1$1,683$20,1960$0
Police Protection - Officers 4$7,985$23,9550$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 2$2,272
Water Supply 1$1,661$19,9320$0
Totals for Government 7$13,012$22,3062$2,272


9.74% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($38,823 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.74%
Texas average:

8.37%

0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($148 average AGI)
Henderson County:

0.08%
Texas average:

0.20%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Dallas County, TX  1.46% ($65,872 average AGI)
from Kaufman County, TX  1.19% ($27,589)
from Smith County, TX  1.16% ($33,810)


8.81% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,478 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.81%
Texas average:

7.44%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($108 average AGI)
Henderson County:

0.06%
Texas average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Smith County, TX  1.20% ($33,611 average AGI)
to Kaufman County, TX  1.12% ($32,195)
to Dallas County, TX  0.96% ($34,764)

Strongest AM radio stations in Log Cabin:

  • 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.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KLVQ (1410 AM; 1 kW; ATHENS, TX; Owner: LOVE RADIO COMPANY, INC.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTBB (600 AM; 5 kW; TYLER, TX; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KVCI (1510 AM; daytime; 3 kW; CANTON, TX; Owner: CANTON BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KAAM (770 AM; 10 kW; GARLAND, TX; Owner: DONTRON, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Log Cabin:

  • KCKL (95.9 FM; MALAKOFF, TX; Owner: CEDAR CREEK RADIO COMPANY, INC.)
  • KLTY (94.9 FM; ARLINGTON, TX; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA OF TEXAS, LLC)
  • K201DJ (88.1 FM; ATHENS, TX; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • 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)
  • KRBV (100.3 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF FORT WORTH)
  • WRR (101.1 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CITY OF DALLAS, TEXAS)
  • KYYK (98.3 FM; PALESTINE, TX; Owner: HIGHTOWER RADIO, INC.)
  • KRVF (106.9 FM; KERENS, TX; Owner: FIRST BROADCASTING INVESTMENT PARTNERS, LLC)
  • KDOS (107.9 FM; ROBINSON, TX; Owner: KICI-FM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KYFP (89.1 FM; PALESTINE, TX; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Log Cabin:

  • KETK-TV (Channel 56; JACKSONVILLE, TX; Owner: KETK LICENSEE L.P.)
  • KNAV-LP (Channel 30; CORSICANA, TX; Owner: NAVARRO COLLEGE)


FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 32.225917 Lon: -96.022056, Call Sign: WQPI271
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.225 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/24/2012, Expiration Date: 05/24/2022, Certifier: Wayne Nutt
    Registrant: Teletouch Communications, Inc, 2121 Old Henderson Highway, Tyler, TX 75702, Phone: (903) 595-8836, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: KC5GTI, Licensee ID: L00163931
    Grant Date: 03/10/2004, Expiration Date: 05/31/2014, Certifier: Frances L Hinton
    Registrant: Frances L Hinton, 13971 Austin St, Log Cabin, TX 75148
  • Call Sign: KU5Y, Licensee ID: L00163930
    Grant Date: 05/10/2005, Expiration Date: 08/03/2015, Certifier: John J Hinton
    Registrant: John J Hinton, 13971 Austin St, Log Cabin, TX 75148
  • Call Sign: KE5CAV, Licensee ID: L00893433
    Grant Date: 07/16/2004, Expiration Date: 07/16/2014, Cancellation Date: 08/01/2008, Certifier: Angela D Scott
    Registrant: Angela D Scott, 14104 W. Travis, Log Cabin, TX 75148
  • Call Sign: KE5PKE, Previous Call Sign: KE5BPB, Licensee ID: L00871822
    Grant Date: 06/02/2004, Expiration Date: 06/02/2014, Cancellation Date: 06/21/2008, Certifier: Doyle A Scott
    Registrant: Doyle A Scott, 14104 W. Travis, Log Cabin, TX 75148
  • Call Sign: WX5VHF, Previous Call Sign: KE5PKE, Licensee ID: L00871822
    Grant Date: 06/21/2008, Expiration Date: 06/21/2018, Certifier: Doyle A Scott
    Registrant: Doyle A Scott, 14104 W Travis, Log Cabin, TX 75148
  • Call Sign: WX5UHF, Previous Call Sign: KE5CAV, Licensee ID: L00893433
    Grant Date: 08/01/2008, Expiration Date: 08/01/2018, Certifier: Angela D Scott
    Registrant: Angela D Scott, 14104 W. Travis, Log Cabin, TX 75148



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$67,7901$129,670
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$44,390
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
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Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9509.00 , 9511.00

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2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 10
  • Hazardous Condition: 2

Incident types - Log Cabin


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