Marquez, Texas

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Population in 2013: 262 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +19.1%
 
Males: 153  (58.4%)
Females: 109  (41.6%)
Median resident age:  38.8 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 77865.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $25,831 (it was $18,333 in 2000)
Marquez:

$25,831
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,511 (it was $14,122 in 2000)

Marquez city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $67,628 (it was $41,400 in 2000)
Marquez:

$67,628
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $73,280; Detached houses: $95,625; Mobile homes: $46,796
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Marquez races chart
  • White alone - 172 (65.4%)
  • Hispanic - 65 (24.7%)
  • Black alone - 23 (8.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.8%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.4%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Marquez: 80.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (26.2%), United States (11.9%), German (6.7%), English (6.0%), Hungarian (1.6%), Scottish (1.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 1.20 square miles.

Population density: 218 people per square mile   (very low).

Marquez,TX real estate house value index trend

Marquez, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Marquez:

  • High school or higher: 35.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Marquez city:

  • Never married: 56.1%
  • Now married: 16.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 14.9%
  • Divorced: 12.2%

44 residents are foreign born

This city:  17.9%
Texas:  16.4%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Marquez, Texas as of March 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Marquez to the number of sex offenders is 44 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,350 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $833 (1.4%)

Marquez satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bryan, TX (40.3 miles , pop. 65,660).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Southeast Montgomery, TX (87.8 miles , pop. 208,076).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (112.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Jewett, TX (3.3 miles ), Hilltop Lakes, TX (3.4 miles ), Centerville, TX (4.0 miles ), Normangee, TX (4.1 miles ), Leona, TX (4.2 miles) , Buffalo, TX (4.4 miles ), Personville, TX (4.4 miles ), Franklin, TX (4.5 miles ).

Latitude: 31.24 N, Longitude: 96.26 W

Area code: 903

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

5.0%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -50 (-18.5%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (52%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (16%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Utilities (2%)
  • Educational services (31%)
  • Construction (23%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (23%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Information (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (20%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (17%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (15%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (12%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (30%)
  • Other protective service workers including supervisors (12%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (9%)
  • Cashiers (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)

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

Average climate in Marquez, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Marquez-area historical tornado activity is near Texas state average. It is 32% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/11/1953, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 51.0 miles away from the Marquez city center killed 114 people and injured 597 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/10/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 39.4 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 77 people.

Earthquake activity:

Marquez-area historical earthquake activity is below Texas state average. It is 82% 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 291.7 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 427.8 miles away from Marquez 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 236.8 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 201.9 miles away from the city 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 192.7 miles away from Marquez 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 433.5 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).
Marquez topographic map

Airports located in Marquez:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Marquez:

  • Texas A & M University-College Station (about 44 miles; College Station, TX; Full-time enrollment: 46,550)
  • Sam Houston State University (about 55 miles; Huntsville, TX; FT enrollment: 16,233)
  • Baylor University (about 56 miles; Waco, TX; FT enrollment: 14,800)
  • Texas State Technical College-Waco (about 57 miles; Waco, TX; FT enrollment: 4,210)
  • McLennan Community College (about 60 miles; Waco, TX; FT enrollment: 6,673)
  • Navarro College (about 60 miles; Corsicana, TX; FT enrollment: 7,711)
  • Temple College (about 66 miles; Temple, TX; FT enrollment: 3,796)

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

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 8.0%
(11.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  61.7%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.4%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Marquez compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Banks with branches in Marquez (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Marquez Branch at 722 N Vw Goodwin Blvd, branch established on 1996/01/12. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (54%)
  • Electricity (45%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Marquez 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
Other Government Administration 1$2,223$26,6760$0
Sewerage 1$2,635$31,6200$0
Water Supply 1$2,945$35,3400$0
Totals for Government 3$7,803$31,2120$0

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 Marquez:

  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KZNE (1150 AM; 10 kW; COLLEGE STATION, TX; Owner: BRYAN BROADCASTING LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBBW (1010 AM; 10 kW; WACO-MARLIN, TX; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING OF TEXAS)
  • 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.)
  • KSEV (700 AM; 15 kW; TOMBALL, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)

Strongest FM radio stations in Marquez:

  • KMVL-FM (100.5 FM; MADISONVILLE, TX; Owner: LEON HUNT DBA HUNT BROADCASTING)
  • KZTR (101.9 FM; FRANKLIN, TX; Owner: BRAZOS VALLEY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KBHT (93.5 FM; CROCKETT, TX; Owner: NICOL BROADCASTING LTD.)
  • KTCJ (105.9 FM; CENTERVILLE, TX; Owner: GOOD SAMARITAN COMMUNICATIONS OF PIOCHE, INC.)
  • KAGG (96.1 FM; MADISONVILLE, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Marquez:

  • KYLE (Channel 28; BRYAN, TX; Owner: COMCORP OF BRYAN LICENSE CORP.)
  • KBTX-TV (Channel 3; BRYAN, TX; Owner: KWTX-KBTX LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KCEN-TV (Channel 6; TEMPLE, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 6, INC.)

Marquez fatal accident list:

Jul 27, 2007 09:05 PM, Us-79, Lat: 31.24532, Lon: -96.25629, Vehicles: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 15, 1997 01:25 PM, 79, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
May 31, 1995 01:00 AM, 79, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2, Drunken drivers: 1
Jun 6, 1995 03:38 PM, 79, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Jul 22, 1993 07:30 AM, 79, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 6, 1989 08:43 AM, 7, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Marquez)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • STATION, End Of Sterling C Robertson Dam 8 Mi Nw Of (Lat: 31.321278 Lon: -96.336333), Overall height: 39.6 m, Call Sign: WNTV796
    Assigned Frequencies: 954.150 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/09/1999, Expiration Date: 07/20/2009, Cancellation Date: 09/19/2009
    Registrant: Phone: (817) 776-1441
  • MARQUEZ, 1370 South Commerce (Lat: 31.231306 Lon: -96.260250), Type: Mast, Structure height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WQHU242
    Assigned Frequencies: 6345.49 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/06/2007, Expiration Date: 11/06/2017, Certifier: Pamelia Y Hoof
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • MARQUEZ, 17327 Hwy 79 West (Lat: 31.252778 Lon: -96.254000), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 121.6 m, Overall height: 127.1 m, Call Sign: WQRG892
    Assigned Frequencies: 6034.15 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/10/2013, Expiration Date: 05/10/2023, Certifier: John E Monday
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 2200 N. Greenville Ave #1w, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (972) 234-7003, Fax: (972) 301-6893, Email:
  • MARQUEZ, 4.5 Mi E Of (Lat: 31.229917 Lon: -96.180806), Type: Tower, Structure height: 70.1 m, Overall height: 71 m, Call Sign: WHQ782
    Assigned Frequencies: 6226.89 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6315.84 MHz... (+6 more)
    Grant Date: 02/15/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: John T Scott Iii
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: AC5RP, Previous Call Sign: KC5SKG, Licensee ID: L00274561
    Grant Date: 03/06/2006, Expiration Date: 03/06/2016, Certifier: John W Chauffe
    Registrant: John W Chauffe, 20292 Pr 3170, Marquez, TX 77865-5093
  • Call Sign: KE5UIR, Licensee ID: L01395375
    Grant Date: 04/30/2008, Expiration Date: 04/30/2018, Certifier: Francis M Stone Jr
    Registrant: Francis M Stone Jr, 18709 County Road 431, Marquez, TX 77865

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: SLIPSTREAM INDUSTRIES REVELATION (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 583 (92 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 315PR , Serial Number: 383102, Year manufactured: 2001, Airworthiness Date: 05/26/2009
    Registrant (Individual): Pending Registration, Po Box 41, Marquez, TX 77865

Most common first names in Marquez, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1764.9 years
Mary1478.5 years
John1076.7 years
Robert968.6 years
William976.2 years
Willie779.1 years
George577.4 years
Henry585.0 years
Margaret578.6 years
Minnie583.8 years
Most common last names in Marquez, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Winstead1874.1 years
Watson1879.6 years
Grimes1575.9 years
Newsom982.6 years
Winn974.9 years
Reagan778.7 years
Grayson783.1 years
Smith671.3 years
Lanier679.8 years
Payne678.2 years

Businesses in Marquez, TX

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