Marquez, Texas

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Population in 2019: 274 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +24.5%
 
Males: 150  (55.0%)
Females: 124  (45.0%)
Median resident age:

39.9 years
Texas median age:

35.1 years

Zip codes: 77865.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $38,254 (it was $18,333 in 2000)
Marquez:

$38,254
TX:

$64,034

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $26,570 (it was $14,122 in 2000)

Marquez city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $87,807 (it was $41,400 in 2000)
Marquez:

$87,807
TX:

$200,400

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $123,251; detached houses: $163,369; mobile homes: $72,724

Median gross rent in 2019: $748.

March 2019 cost of living index in Marquez: 79.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 10.2%
(7.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

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According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Marquez, Texas as of December 08, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Marquez is 35 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (10.8%), English (8.6%), European (4.3%), Greek (2.1%), Irish (2.1%), French (1.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 1.20 square miles.

Population density: 228 people per square mile   (very low).

Marquez, Texas map

28 residents are foreign born (8.5% Latin America, 1.5% North America).

This city:

10.3%
Texas:

17.0%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Marquez city:

0.9% ($368)
Texas:

1.8% ($1,393)

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

Distribution of median household income in Marquez, TX in 2019
Distribution of house value in Marquez, TX in 2019

Marquez satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

9.1%
Texas:

8.0%
Most common industries in Marquez, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (27.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (8.1%)
  • Public administration (8.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.8%)
  • Educational services (6.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (36.6%)
  • Public administration (14.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (9.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.3%)
  • Radio, TV, computer stores (7.3%)
  • Educational services (7.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Construction (15.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (15.2%)
  • Health care (15.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (15.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (9.1%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (6.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.1%)
Most common occupations in Marquez, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (24.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.5%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (8.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.8%)
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (19.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (17.1%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (14.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (12.2%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (7.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (7.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (30.3%)
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (12.1%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (9.1%)
  • Cashiers (9.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.1%)

Average climate in Marquez, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Marquez, Texas average temperatures Marquez, Texas average precipitation Marquez, Texas humidity Marquez, Texas wind speed Marquez, Texas snowfall Marquez, Texas sunshine Marquez, Texas clear and cloudy days

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 significantly above Texas state average. It is 293% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 298.3 miles away from Marquez center
On 5/17/2012 at 08:12:00, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 120.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 360.7 miles away from Marquez center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 291.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/20/2011 at 12:24:41, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 197.2 miles away from Marquez center
On 9/2/2013 at 23:51:15, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MW, Depth: 2.9 mi) earthquake occurred 117.2 miles away from Marquez center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Leon County (20) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 6, Fires: 4, Hurricanes: 4, Winds: 2, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 2 (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)

Points of interest:

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

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

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

For population 15 years and over in Marquez:

Marital status in Marquez, TX
  • Never married: 26.3%
  • Now married: 47.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 18.5%
  • Divorced: 8.1%

For population 25 years and over in Marquez:

  • High school or higher: 86.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.3
Texas average:

13.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Marquez, TX (based on Leon County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,36537
Catholic2,3023
Mainline Protestant94110
Black Protestant6166
Other-1
None6,577-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs 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
This county:

9.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

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:
Here:

18.9%
Texas:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.6%
Texas:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Marquez:

43.6%
Texas:

47.4%

Average BMI:
Marquez:

29.4
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

21.1%
Texas:

20.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

14.1%
Texas:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Marquez:

36.2%
Texas:

33.1%

General health condition:
Marquez:

53.5%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Marquez:

75.5%
Texas:

80.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Marquez, TX Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 1$3,100$37,2000$0
Sewerage 1$3,255$39,0600$0
Other Government Administration 1$2,608$31,2960$0
Totals for Government 3$8,963$35,8520$0

Marquez government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $76,000 ($277.37)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($7.30)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $1,017,000 ($3711.68)
    Sewerage: $40,000 ($145.99)
    Water Utilities: $17,000 ($62.04)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $32,000 ($116.79)

Marquez government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $160,000 ($583.94)
  • Tax - Other Selective Sales: $80,000 ($291.97)
    Property: $24,000 ($87.59)

Marquez government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $41,000 ($149.64)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $41,000 ($149.64)

Marquez government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $60,000 ($218.98)

8.03% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($52,103 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.03%
Texas average:

7.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Harris County, TX  1.20% ($67,240 average AGI)
from Montgomery County, TX  0.65% ($68,683)
from Brazos County, TX  0.51% ($36,250)

Businesses in Marquez, TX

  • Days Inn: 1

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: 31.245322, Lon: -96.256286, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 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, Drunk persons involved: 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
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 75ft / 22.7mTotal length
  • $150,000Total costs
  • 6,380Total average daily traffic
  • 902Total average daily truck traffic
  • 8,910Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Flynn HBD, Bnsf Ls492 Mp 173.5 - Flynn Hbd (Lat: 31.224139 Lon: -96.128278), Type: Building, Structure height: 2.4 m, Overall height: 3.7 m, Call Sign: WNME746,
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.100 MHz, Grant Date: 06/18/2013, Expiration Date: 07/20/2023, Certifier: Robert C Leedham, Registrant: Prokarma, 222 S 15th St Suite 505n, Omaha, NE 68102, Phone: (402) 522-5068, Fax: (888) 956-8345, Email:
  • Flynn MP173.5 - HBD, Bnsf Ls492 Mp173.5 - Flynn Hbd (Lat: 31.224139 Lon: -96.128278), Type: Building, Structure height: 2.4 m, Overall height: 6.4 m, Call Sign: WQJB545,
    Assigned Frequencies: 44.5800 MHz, Grant Date: 06/21/2018, Expiration Date: 07/16/2028, Certifier: Robert Leedham, Registrant: Prokarma, 222 So 15th St Suite 505 N, Omaha, NE 68102, Phone: (402) 522-5068, Fax: (888) 956-8345, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: N2YNK, Licensee ID: L00967985, Grant Date: 01/06/2015, Expiration Date: 01/21/2025, Certifier: Leslie N Johnson, Registrant: Leslie N Johnson, 2652 Fm 39 S, Marquez, TX 77865-4354
  • Call Sign: KE5UIR, Licensee ID: L01395375, Grant Date: 03/13/2018, Expiration Date: 04/30/2028, Certifier: Francis M Stone Jr, Registrant: Francis M Stone Jr, 18709 County Road 431, Marquez, TX 77865
  • Call Sign: KF7RSK, Licensee ID: L01663061, Grant Date: 09/23/2011, Expiration Date: 09/23/2021, Certifier: Denise D Johnson, Registrant: Denise D Johnson, 2652 Fm 39 S, Marquez, TX 77865
  • Call Sign: KG5EYU, Licensee ID: L01907152, Grant Date: 11/25/2014, Expiration Date: 11/25/2024, Certifier: Vernon D Gillen, Registrant: Vernon D Gillen, 19282 Cr 373, 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, N315PR, N-315PR, Serial Number: 383102, Year manufactured: 2001, Airworthiness Date: 05/26/2009, Certificate Issue Date: 03/23/2012
    Registrant (Individual): James E Powell, Po Box 41, Marquez, TX 77865
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 01/03/2018

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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Marquez, TX
  • 64.3%Electricity
  • 24.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 8.6%Utility gas
  • 2.9%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Marquez, TX
  • 60.0%Electricity
  • 24.0%Utility gas
  • 16.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Marquez compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There is 1 pilot and 1 other airmen in this city.
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