Oakhurst, Texas

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Population in 2010: 233. Population change since 2000: +1.3%
Males: 89  (38.6%)
Females: 144  (61.4%)
Median resident age:  38.4 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 77359, 77364.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $26,424 (it was $39,167 in 2000)
Oakhurst:

$26,424
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $30,435 (it was $15,987 in 2000)

Oakhurst city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $144,845 (it was $50,000 in 2000)
Oakhurst:

$144,845
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $70,444; Detached houses: $76,717; Mobile homes: $41,010
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Oakhurst races chart
  • White alone - 192 (82.4%)
  • Black alone - 30 (12.9%)
  • Hispanic - 9 (3.9%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (0.9%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Oakhurst: 81.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (53.2%), French (22.1%), Irish (22.1%), English (2.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 1.57 square miles.

Population density: 148 people per square mile   (very low).

Oakhurst,TX real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Oakhurst:

  • High school or higher: 75.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 47.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 18.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Oakhurst city:

  • Never married: 25.7%
  • Now married: 45.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 28.8%
  • Divorced: 0.0%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Oakhurst, Texas as of July 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Oakhurst to the number of sex offenders is 117 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,440 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199

Oakhurst satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Southeast Montgomery, TX (36.1 miles , pop. 208,076).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (67.8 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Point Blank, TX (2.4 miles ), Riverside, TX (3.0 miles ), Cape Royale, TX (3.5 miles ), Onalaska, TX (3.6 miles ), Evergreen, TX (3.6 miles) , Westwood Shores, TX (3.7 miles ), Huntsville, TX (3.8 miles ), Cedar Point, TX (3.8 miles ).

Latitude: 30.74 N, Longitude: 95.31 W

Area code: 936

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

5.9%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (100%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Educational services (100%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (14%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (19%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (13%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (9%)
  • Other financial specialists (9%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (9%)
  • Customer service representatives (9%)
  • Bus drivers (9%)

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

Average climate in Oakhurst, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Oakhurst-area historical tornado activity is near Texas state average. It is 40% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/12/1968, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 25.7 miles away from the Oakhurst city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/4/1973, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 4.2 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Oakhurst-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 90% 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 357.3 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 367.7 miles away from Oakhurst center
On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 215.3 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) earthquake occurred 278.9 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 481.0 miles away from Oakhurst 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 206.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in San Jacinto County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Hurricanes: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Fire: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Oakhurst topographic map

Birthplace of: W. Marvin Watson - White House Chief of Staff.

Hospitals and medical centers near Oakhurst:

  • DAVITA - LIVINGSTON (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; LIVINGSTON, TX)
  • THE BRADFORD AT BROOKSIDE (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; LIVINGSTON, TX)
  • FAIR PARK NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; HUNTSVILLE, TX)
  • HUNTSVILLE HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; HUNTSVILLE, TX)
  • HOME HEALTH CARE OF HUNTSVILLE (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; HUNTSVILLE, TX)
  • ELLA SMITHER GERIATRIC CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; HUNTSVILLE, TX)
  • GREEN ACRES CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; HUNTSVILLE, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Oakhurst:

  • Sam Houston State University (about 15 miles; Huntsville, TX; Full-time enrollment: 16,233)
  • Lone Star College System (about 40 miles; The Woodlands, TX; FT enrollment: 45,205)
  • Angelina College (about 52 miles; Lufkin, TX; FT enrollment: 3,478)
  • Universal Technical Institute of Texas Inc. (about 53 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 3,236)
  • Prairie View A & M University (about 61 miles; Prairie View, TX; FT enrollment: 7,517)
  • Texas A & M University-College Station (about 62 miles; College Station, TX; FT enrollment: 46,550)
  • University of Houston-Downtown (about 68 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 10,122)

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Notable locations in Oakhurst: Palmetto Park (A), Oakhurst Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Oakhurst include: White Hill Missionary Church (A), Center Hill Church (B), Enterprise Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Center Hill Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Oakhurst: Palmetto Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

San Jacinto County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This city:  2.7 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  74.4%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.7%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

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

17.8%
Whole state:

15.4%

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

6.5%
Whole state:

6.7%

Oakhurst compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age 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 college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (65%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (34%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Oakhurst city (based on San Jacinto County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 31.92%
Here: 31.9%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaOther
Adherents43.5%24.0%10.4%9.0%13.1%
Congregations29.6%7.4%18.5%11.1%33.3%
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: 2
San Jacinto County:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
San Jacinto County:

0.40 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
San Jacinto County:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Here:

1.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.6%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
San Jacinto County:

26.9%
Texas:

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

14.8%
State:

15.7%

10.12% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,261 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.12%
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  2.54% ($42,520 average AGI)
from Montgomery County, TX  2.11% ($35,220)
from Liberty County, TX  1.17% ($24,462)


8.44% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,798 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.44%
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 Montgomery County, TX  2.16% ($36,836 average AGI)
to Harris County, TX  1.44% ($41,264)
to Polk County, TX  0.76% ($30,241)

Strongest AM radio stations in Oakhurst:

  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSEV (700 AM; 15 kW; TOMBALL, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KJOJ (880 AM; 10 kW; CONROE, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KETX (1440 AM; 5 kW; LIVINGSTON, TX; Owner: LONE STAR NETWORK)
  • KYOK (1140 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CONROE, TX; Owner: MARTIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KHCH (1400 AM; 1 kW; HUNTSVILLE, TX; Owner: HOUSTON CHRISTIAN BCSTERS, INC.)
  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)
  • KKHT (1070 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KHVL (1490 AM; 1 kW; HUNTSVILLE, TX; Owner: HEH COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KLAT (1010 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KILT (610 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Oakhurst:

  • KUST (99.7 FM; HUNTSVILLE, TX; Owner: NEW WAVO COMMUNICATION GROUP, INC.)
  • KTHT (97.1 FM; CLEVELAND, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KVST (103.7 FM; WILLIS, TX; Owner: NEW WAVO COMMUNICATION GROUP, INC.)
  • KHPT (106.9 FM; CONROE, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KAXF (88.3 FM; CONROE, TX; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KSAM-FM (101.7 FM; HUNTSVILLE, TX; Owner: HEH COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KETX-FM (92.3 FM; LIVINGSTON, TX; Owner: LONE STAR NETWORK)
  • KSHU (90.5 FM; HUNTSVILLE, TX; Owner: SAM HOUSTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KSBJ (89.3 FM; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: KSBJ EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Oakhurst:

  • KHXL-LP (Channel 7; HUNTSVILLE, TX; Owner: INTERNATIONAL BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KHTX-LP (Channel 30; HUNTSVILLE, TX; Owner: INTERNATIONAL BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KBTX-TV (Channel 3; BRYAN, TX; Owner: KWTX-KBTX LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KETX-LP (Channel 5; LIVINGSTON, TX; Owner: LONE STAR NETWORK)
  • KCTL-LP (Channel 25; LIVINGSTON, TX; Owner: INTERNATIONAL BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Oakhurst fatal accident list:

Apr 28, 1989 05:00 PM, 190, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Mar 4, 1978 00:10 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2, Drunken drivers: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • OAKHURST, Highway 190 (Lat: 30.737972 Lon: -95.330500), Type: Tower, Structure height: 118.9 m, Overall height: 121 m, Call Sign: WQKW403
    Assigned Frequencies: 6152.75 MHz, 5974.85 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/06/2009, Expiration Date: 10/06/2019, Cancellation Date: 08/08/2012, Certifier: Pamelia Y Hoof
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gaasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: KC4RYP, Licensee ID: L00308298
    Grant Date: 01/10/2011, Expiration Date: 04/02/2021, Certifier: Donna L Bowers
    Registrant: Donna L Bowers, 4961 Old Staley Rd, Oakhurst, TX 77359
  • Call Sign: KD4GVR, Licensee ID: L00319072
    Grant Date: 04/12/2012, Expiration Date: 06/11/2022
    Registrant: David S Joy, 60 F.M. 946 S., Oakhurst, TX 77359
  • Call Sign: WA5KMA, Licensee ID: L00279627
    Grant Date: 08/19/2010, Expiration Date: 10/16/2020, Certifier: James K Bowers
    Registrant: James K Bowers, 4961 Old Staley Rd, Oakhurst, TX 77359
  • Call Sign: WA5VKP, Licensee ID: L00297663
    Grant Date: 06/21/2005, Expiration Date: 06/26/2015, Certifier: Samuel R Barrett
    Registrant: Samuel R Barrett, 6111 Fm 946 North, Oakhurst, TX 77359
  • Call Sign: KG4TZD, Licensee ID: L00536984
    Grant Date: 04/12/2012, Expiration Date: 06/24/2022, Certifier: Scott D Joy
    Registrant: Scott D Joy, 60 F.M. 946 S., Oakhurst, TX 77359

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 17
  • Hazardous Condition: 9
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Oakhurst

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Oakhurst, TX
Most common first names in Oakhurst, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William968.6 years
Mary982.6 years
John775.4 years
Jack574.4 years
Robert583.8 years
James574.6 years
Willie473.3 years
George479.5 years
Joe482.2 years
Henry384.3 years
Most common last names in Oakhurst, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams1873.5 years
Bennett775.6 years
Harrison775.4 years
Perry780.7 years
Aden678.1 years
Cowart679.5 years
Currie568.8 years
Wilson483.0 years
Copeland481.7 years
Hall469.9 years
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