Log Cabin, Texas

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Population in 2013: 702 (96% urban, 4% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.2%
 
Males: 312  (44.5%)
Females: 390  (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 (it was $14,364 in 2000)

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 2012: All housing units: $64,624; Detached houses: $64,312; Mobile homes: $37,932

Median gross rent in 2012: $531.

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Log Cabin races chart
  • 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)

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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: 662 people per square mile   (low).

Log Cabin,TX real estate house value index trend

Log Cabin, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Log Cabin:

  • High school or higher: 62.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.3%
  • Unemployed: 7.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 40.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Log Cabin city:

  • Never married: 14.1%
  • Now married: 44.9%
  • Separated: 4.9%
  • Widowed: 9.0%
  • Divorced: 27.2%

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 May 03, 2015.
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
  • 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

Log Cabin household income distribution Log Cabin home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.7%
Texas:

5.5%

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%)

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

Average climate in Log Cabin, Texas

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Tornado activity:

Log Cabin-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 97% 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 slightly below Texas state average. It is 80% 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 281.9 miles away from the city 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 170.2 miles away from Log Cabin 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 454.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1995 at 15:51:39, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 198.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 299.5 miles away from Log Cabin 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 301.7 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 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, Fires: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Log Cabin topographic map

Hospitals and 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)
  • A TRINITY VALLEY HOME HEALTH AND THERAPY SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; ATHENS, TX)
  • PREMIER HEALTHCARE SERVICES-LAKESIDE (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; ATHENS, TX)
  • STAR CARE (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; ATHENS, TX)
  • ATHENS HEALTHCARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; ATHENS, TX)

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

  • Trinity Valley Community College (about 10 miles; Athens, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,333)
  • Navarro College (about 30 miles; Corsicana, TX; FT enrollment: 7,711)
  • Tyler Junior College (about 44 miles; Tyler, TX; FT enrollment: 8,104)
  • The University of Texas at Tyler (about 46 miles; Tyler, TX; FT enrollment: 5,774)
  • Cedar Valley College (about 52 miles; Lancaster, TX; FT enrollment: 3,603)
  • Eastfield College (about 56 miles; Mesquite, TX; FT enrollment: 8,323)
  • El Centro College (about 60 miles; Dallas, TX; FT enrollment: 6,086)

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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

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.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

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 (84%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (13%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Utility gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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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%
Here: 49.3%
USA: 50.2%

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
Henderson County:

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.
State:

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
Henderson County:

3.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.4%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Henderson County:

28.7%
Texas:

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

11.2%
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
Other Government Administration 1$2,184$26,2080$0
Judicial and Legal 1$2,840$34,0800$0
Police Protection - Officers 3$10,874$43,4960$0
Sewerage 1$4,016$48,1920$0
Water Supply 1$3,224$38,6880$0
Totals for Government 7$23,138$39,6650$0

8.16% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,655 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.16%
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 Smith County, TX  1.09% ($32,746 average AGI)
from Kaufman County, TX  1.09% ($30,694)
from Dallas County, TX  1.01% ($41,413)


7.90% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,343 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.90%
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 Smith County, TX  1.26% ($33,124 average AGI)
to Dallas County, TX  0.86% ($72,005)
to Kaufman County, TX  0.86% ($30,416)

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
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9509.00 , 9511.00

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 10
  • Hazardous Condition: 2

Incident types - Log Cabin

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