Long Branch-Dotson, Texas

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Population in July 2007: 2,398.
Males: 1,184  (49.4%)
Females: 1,214  (50.6%)
Median resident age:  43.3 years
Texas median age:  32.3 years

Zip code: 75669

Estimated median household income in 2012: $49,613 (it was $31,852 in 2000)
Long Branch-Dotson:

$49,613
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $24,037 (it was $15,051 in 2000)

Long Branch-Dotson CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $85,292 (it was $53,200 in 2000)
Long Branch-Dotson:

$85,292
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $97,204; Detached houses: $116,265; Townhouses or other attached units: $109,306; Mobile homes: $47,085; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $163,959
Long Branch-Dotson races chart
  • White alone - 2,090 (88.2%)
  • Black alone - 217 (9.2%)
  • Hispanic - 33 (1.4%)
  • Two or more races - 21 (0.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 8 (0.3%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.04%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Long Branch-Dotson: 127.0 (high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 109.5 square miles.

Population density: 22 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

For population 25 years and over in Long Branch-Dotson:

  • High school or higher: 76.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Long Branch-Dotson CCD:

  • Never married: 14.1%
  • Now married: 69.2%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 9.3%
  • Divorced: 7.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Long Branch-Dotson CCD:  0.9% ($455)
Texas:  1.8% ($1,393)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Longview, TX (36.5 miles , pop. 73,344).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (51.7 miles , pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (144.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Gary City, TX (2.7 miles ), Timpson, TX (3.2 miles ), Pinehill, TX (3.3 miles ), Carthage, TX (3.5 miles ), Mount Enterprise, TX (3.7 miles ), Garrison, TX (3.8 miles ), Beckville, TX (3.8 miles ), Tenaha, TX (3.9 miles ).

Latitude: 32.03 N, Longitude: 94.49 W

Long Branch-Dotson household income distribution Long Branch-Dotson home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.2%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (17%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (11%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (11%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Repair and maintenance (5%)
  • Truck transportation (5%)
  • Utilities (4%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Health care (11%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Food (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Extraction workers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)

Work and jobs in Long Branch-Dotson: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Long Branch-Dotson, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Long Branch-Dotson-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 116% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/7/1989, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.1 miles away from the Long Branch-Dotson place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 2/12/1950, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.0 miles away from the place center killed 18 people and injured 77 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Long Branch-Dotson-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 213.8 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 253.7 miles away from Long Branch-Dotson 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 256.2 miles away from the city center
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 372.5 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 387.6 miles away from Long Branch-Dotson center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 345.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

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

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Fires: 3, Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Long Branch-Dotson:

  • CARTHAGE DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; CARTHAGE, TX)
  • EVERGREEN SUCCESS STREET COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 12 miles away; CARTHAGE, TX)
  • CARTHAGE HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; CARTHAGE, TX)
  • LEISURE LODGE CARTHAGE (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; CARTHAGE, TX)
  • EVERGREEN GRANDBLUFF COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 13 miles away; BECKVILLE, TX)
  • ETMC CARTHAGE Acute Care Hospitals (about 13 miles away; CARTHAGE, TX)
  • CARTHAGE LTC PARTNERS, INC (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; CARTHAGE, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Long Branch-Dotson:

  • Stephen F Austin State University (about 32 miles; Nacogdoches, TX; Full-time enrollment: 11,542)
  • Kilgore College (about 33 miles; Kilgore, TX; FT enrollment: 3,127)
  • LeTourneau University (about 34 miles; Longview, TX; FT enrollment: 2,357)
  • The University of Texas at Tyler (about 49 miles; Tyler, TX; FT enrollment: 5,774)
  • Tyler Junior College (about 52 miles; Tyler, TX; FT enrollment: 8,104)
  • Southern University at Shreveport (about 53 miles; Shreveport, LA; FT enrollment: 2,277)
  • Angelina College (about 54 miles; Lufkin, TX; FT enrollment: 3,478)

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Notable locations in Long Branch-Dotson: Boy Scouts of America Camp (A), Clayton Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Long Branch-Dotson include: Shady Grove Church (A), Byfield Church (B), Hall Springs Church (C), Harmony Church (D), Bethel Church (E), McCoy Church (F), First Baptist Church (G), Corinth Church (H), Mount Bethel Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Baker Cemetery (1), Boynton Cemetery (2), Lindsey Cemetery (3), Ross-Etheridge Cemetery (4), Miller Cemetery (5), Heath Long Cemetery (6), Carrico Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Lake Murvaul (A), Murvaul Bayou Reservoir (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Shaw Branch (A), West Fork Indian Creek (B), Witherspoon Branch (C), Glade Creek (D), Hord Slough (E), Hudman Branch (F), Keaton Springs Branch (G), Sessums Creek (H), Murphy Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Panola County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  69.9%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.3%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

10.9%
Whole state:

15.4%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

4.6%
Whole state:

6.7%

Long Branch-Dotson compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed 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 significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly 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 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (47%)
  • Utility gas (26%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (19%)
  • Wood (7%)
  • Solar energy (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Long Branch-Dotson CCD (based on Panola County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 56.13%
Here: 56.1%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchAmerican Baptist AssociationCatholic Church
Adherents38.7%21.3%15.9%11.3%4.6%
Congregations22.5%14.1%18.3%19.7%2.8%
NameChurches of ChristNational Association of Free Will BaptistsAssemblies of GodChristian Churches and Churches of ChristOther
Adherents3.0%1.6%1.3%0.9%1.2%
Congregations7.0%5.6%4.2%1.4%4.2%
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: 4
Panola County:

1.74 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Panola County:

2.62 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Panola County:

6.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

3.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.5%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Panola County:

28.7%
Texas:

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

12.7%
State:

15.7%

7.07% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 200536,053 ($ average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.07%
Texas average:

8.37%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Shelby County, TX  0.67% ($57,019 average AGI)
from Harrison County, TX  0.46% ($29,722)
from Gregg County, TX  0.42% ($28,182)


6.32% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 200635,127 ($ average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.32%
Texas average:

7.44%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Gregg County, TX  0.69% ($29,623 average AGI)
to Harrison County, TX  0.58% ($33,556)
to Shelby County, TX  0.49% ($27,342)

Strongest AM radio stations in Long Branch-Dotson:

  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KGAS (1590 AM; 3 kW; CARTHAGE, TX; Owner: JERRY T. HANSZEN)
  • KWRD (1470 AM; 5 kW; HENDERSON, TX; Owner: JERRY RUSSELL D/B/A THE RUSSELL COMPANY)
  • KOFY (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GILMER, TX; Owner: JERRY RUSSELL D/B/A THE RUSSELL COMPANY)
  • KTBB (600 AM; 5 kW; TYLER, TX; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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.)
  • KDET (930 AM; 1 kW; CENTER, TX; Owner: CENTER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KEES (1430 AM; 5 kW; GLADEWATER, TX; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Long Branch-Dotson:

  • KGAS-FM (104.3 FM; CARTHAGE, TX; Owner: HANSZEN BROADCASTING)
  • KNUE (101.5 FM; TYLER, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KXAL-FM (100.3 FM; TATUM, TX; Owner: HUNT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPXI (100.7 FM; OVERTON, TX; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA OF TEXAS, LLC)
  • KOOI (106.5 FM; JACKSONVILLE, TX; Owner: WALLER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRMD-FM (101.1 FM; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KQBB (100.5 FM; CENTER, TX; Owner: CENTER BROADCASTING CO., 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)
  • KYKX (105.7 FM; LONGVIEW, TX; Owner: WALLER MEDIA, LLC)
  • KTBQ (107.7 FM; NACOGDOCHES, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KAFX-FM (95.5 FM; DIBOLL, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTUX (98.9 FM; CARTHAGE, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Long Branch-Dotson:

  • KLSB-TV (Channel 19; NACOGDOCHES, TX; Owner: KLSB ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • KFXK (Channel 51; LONGVIEW, TX; Owner: WARWICK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KTBS-TV (Channel 3; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: KTBS, INC.)
  • KETK-TV (Channel 56; JACKSONVILLE, TX; Owner: KETK LICENSEE L.P.)
  • KMSS-TV (Channel 33; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: COMCORP OF TEXAS LICENSE CORP.)
  • KSLA-TV (Channel 12; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: KSLA, LLC)
  • KSHV (Channel 45; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: WHITE KNIGHT BROADCASTING OF SHREVEPORT LIC. CORP.)
  • KLPN-LP (Channel 58; LONGVIEW, TX; Owner: WARWICK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
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