Overton, Texas

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Population in 2014: 2,537 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +8.0%
 
Males: 1,197  (47.2%)
Females: 1,340  (52.8%)
Median resident age:  39.2 years
Texas median age:  34.0 years

Zip codes: 75684.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $33,978 (it was $28,098 in 2000)
Overton:

$33,978
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $19,481 (it was $17,256 in 2000)

Overton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $71,683 (it was $50,000 in 2000)
Overton:

$71,683
TX:

$132,000

Median gross rent in 2013: $749.

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  • Races in Overton, TX (2010)

    Overton races chart
    • 1,98577.7%White alone
    • 40515.9%Black alone
    • 1014.0%Hispanic
    • 512.0%Two or more races
    • 90.4%American Indian alone
    • 30.1%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Overton: 79.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (14.9%), English (8.8%), German (8.7%), United States (6.5%), Dutch (4.0%), Scottish (2.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 489 feet

Land area: 6.71 square miles.

Population density: 378 people per square mile   (very low).

Overton,TX real estate house value index trend

Overton, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Overton:

  • High school or higher: 84.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.9%
  • Unemployed: 6.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Overton city:

  • Never married: 28.9%
  • Now married: 44.6%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 8.7%
  • Divorced: 16.6%

57 residents are foreign born (2.6% Latin America).

This city:

2.6%
Texas:

16.5%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 22 registered sex offenders living in Overton, Texas as of May 26, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Overton to the number of sex offenders is 117 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,421 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $988 (1.6%)

Overton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tyler, TX (19.4 miles , pop. 83,650).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (71.7 miles , pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (111.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: New London, TX (1.7 miles ), Arp, TX (2.4 miles ), Carlisle-Turnertown, TX (3.0 miles ), Kilgore, TX (3.2 miles ), Sabine, TX (3.3 miles ), New Chapel Hill, TX (3.4 miles ), Troup, TX (3.5 miles ), Liberty City, TX (3.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $64,000
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $105,300
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $65,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 32.27 N, Longitude: 94.98 W

Area code: 903

Overton household income distribution Overton home values distribution

Crime rates in Overton by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 000000000100
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.038.30.00.0
Rapes 202002602542
per 100,000 81.50.085.50.00.085.6254.20.084.1191.7152.977.5
Robberies 011000110000
per 100,000 0.042.242.70.00.00.042.442.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 1333533577485
per 100,000 40.7126.6128.2127.4209.51,412.1211.9294.0294.2153.4305.8193.8
Burglaries 27152114518111620121321
per 100,000 1,099.8632.9897.4594.7209.5770.2466.1672.0840.7460.1496.9814.0
Thefts 221118202733364326192839
per 100,000 896.1464.1769.2849.61,131.11,412.11,525.41,806.01,092.9728.51,070.31,511.6
Auto thefts 202011322221
per 100,000 81.50.085.50.041.942.8127.184.084.176.776.538.8
Arson 000000120010
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.042.484.00.00.038.20.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 291.8) 200.5105.0215.7105.2109.5483.7377.1205.5245.0341.6278.1230.4

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Overton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 10 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.76
Texas average:

2.02
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.7%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +227 (+10.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Construction (17%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Educational services (24%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Transportation occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (22%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Overton, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Overton-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 119% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/3/1970, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.8 miles away from the Overton city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 4/26/1957, a category F3 tornado 6.9 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Overton-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 80% 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 185.3 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 341.2 miles away from Overton center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 255.9 miles away from the city 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 258.3 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 353.9 miles away from Overton 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 229.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Rusk County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Hurricanes: 4, Fires: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Overton topographic map

Birthplace of: Robert Lee Howze - Army general of World War I, Bo Kelly - Football player, Earle Bradford Mayfield - Politician.

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Overton: Robert L. Howze.

Hospitals and medical centers in Overton:

  • LEISURE LODGE OVERTON (HIGHWAY 135 SOUTH)
  • OVERTON HEALTHCARE CENTER (1110 HWY 135 S)
  • OVERTON MEDICAL CENTER (911 S HELEN STREET BOX 8)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Overton:

  • Kilgore College (about 10 miles; Kilgore, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,127)
  • The University of Texas at Tyler (about 17 miles; Tyler, TX; FT enrollment: 5,774)
  • Tyler Junior College (about 19 miles; Tyler, TX; FT enrollment: 8,104)
  • LeTourneau University (about 20 miles; Longview, TX; FT enrollment: 2,357)
  • Trinity Valley Community College (about 52 miles; Athens, TX; FT enrollment: 5,333)
  • Stephen F Austin State University (about 53 miles; Nacogdoches, TX; FT enrollment: 11,542)
  • Northeast Texas Community College (about 58 miles; Mount Pleasant, TX; FT enrollment: 2,320)

Public high schools in Overton:

  • OVERTON H S (Students: 246, Location: 111 E MCKAY ST, Grades: 6-12)
  • LEVERETTS CHAPEL H S (Location: 8956 STATE HWY 42 135 N, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Overton:

  • OVERTON EL (Students: 285, Location: 111 E MCKAY ST, Grades: PK-5)
  • LEVERETTS CHAPEL EL (Location: 8956 STATE HWY 42 135 N, Grades: PK-5)
  • LEVERETTS CHAPEL J H (Location: 8956 STATE HWY 42 135N, Grades: 6-8)
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Notable location: Texas A and M Research Center (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Overton include: Truth Tabernacle United Pentecostal Church (A), First United Methodist Church (B), Church of Christ (C), First Baptist Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Powers Lake (A), Overton Lake (B), South Overton Lake (C), North Overton Lake (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rusk County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 83.7. This is about average.

City:

83.7
U.S.:

74.7

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 4.68. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 17.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.68
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.83. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.83
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 28.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 12.3. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 17.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.3
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 18.5%
(14.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.8% for Black residents, 30.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 17.8% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  68.3%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.1%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
68 people in correctional residential facilities in 2010
58 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Overton in 2000:

  • 70 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 48 people in nursing homes
  • 10 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards

Overton, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Overton (2011 data):

  • Citizens National Bank: 307 South Commerce Branch at 307 South Commerce, branch established on 1985/06/30. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $896.9 mil, Deposits: $784.3 mil, headquarters in Henderson, TX, positive income, 18 total offices, Holding Company: Henderson Citizens Bancshares, Inc.
  • First State Bank: at 115 East Henderson, branch established on 1912/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $42.0 mil, Deposits: $33.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Overton Financial Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.3
Texas average:

14.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Overton city (based on Rusk County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant16,65176
Catholic3,4583
Mainline Protestant2,52423
Black Protestant1,73612
Other5251
None28,436-
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: 8
Rusk County:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Rusk County:

0.41 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 28
Rusk County:

5.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 19
Here:

3.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.0%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Rusk County:

28.9%
Texas:

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

16.1%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

53.4%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Overton:

51.7%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Overton:

28.6
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Overton:

19.5%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.5%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

34.5%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
This city:

59.3%
State:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

79.2%
State:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Overton, TX Residents
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
Financial Administration 1$2,741$32,8920$0
Other Government Administration 3$10,355$41,4200$0
Judicial and Legal 1$1,906$22,8720$0
Police Protection - Officers 6$15,992$31,9840$0
Police - Other 2$4,404$26,4243$1,594
Sewerage 1$2,446$29,3520$0
Water Supply 3$7,036$28,1440$0
Transit 0$0 1$894
Totals for Government 17$44,880$31,6804$2,488

Overton government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $218,000 ($85.93)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $295,000 ($116.28)
    Water Utilities: $288,000 ($113.52)
    Financial Administration: $248,000 ($97.75)
    Solid Waste Management: $141,000 ($55.58)
    Parks & Recreation: $66,000 ($26.01)
    Regular Highways: $43,000 ($16.95)
    General - Other: $24,000 ($9.46)
    Health Services - Other: $22,000 ($8.67)
    Sewerage: $12,000 ($4.73)
    Fire Protection: $10,000 ($3.94)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $15,000 ($5.91)
    Water Utilities: $13,000 ($5.12)
    Fire Protection: $12,000 ($4.73)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $414,000 ($163.18)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $238,000 ($93.81)

Overton government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $335,000 ($132.05)
    Solid Waste Management: $140,000 ($55.18)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $24,000 ($9.46)
    Interest Earnings: $13,000 ($5.12)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $461,000 ($181.71)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $208,000 ($81.99)
    Water Utilities: $123,000 ($48.48)
  • Tax - Property: $298,000 ($117.46)
    Total General Sales: $178,000 ($70.16)
    Public Utilities: $60,000 ($23.65)

Overton government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $3,964,000 ($1562.48)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $3,706,000 ($1460.78)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $258,000 ($101.69)

Overton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $113,000 ($44.54)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $72,000 ($28.38)

7.74% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,316 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.74%
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 Gregg County, TX  2.13% ($42,040 average AGI)
from Smith County, TX  0.77% ($32,302)
from Dallas County, TX  0.32% ($28,604)


7.21% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,300 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.21%
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 Gregg County, TX  2.05% ($41,048 average AGI)
to Smith County, TX  0.85% ($35,094)
to Harrison County, TX  0.31% ($40,400)

Strongest AM radio stations in Overton:

  • 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)
  • KWRD (1470 AM; 5 kW; HENDERSON, TX; Owner: JERRY RUSSELL D/B/A THE RUSSELL COMPANY)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KEES (1430 AM; 5 kW; GLADEWATER, TX; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBGE (1240 AM; 1 kW; KILGORE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX 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.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KZEY (690 AM; 1 kW; TYLER, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Overton:

  • KNUE (101.5 FM; TYLER, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTPB (88.7 FM; KILGORE, TX; Owner: KILGORE JUNIOR COLLEGE)
  • KPXI (100.7 FM; OVERTON, TX; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA OF TEXAS, LLC)
  • KKTX-FM (96.1 FM; KILGORE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBLZ (102.7 FM; WINONA, TX; Owner: S.O. 2,000, LC)
  • 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)
  • KYKX (105.7 FM; LONGVIEW, TX; Owner: WALLER MEDIA, LLC)
  • KISX (107.3 FM; WHITEHOUSE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KXAL-FM (100.3 FM; TATUM, TX; Owner: HUNT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KVNE (89.5 FM; TYLER, TX; Owner: EDUC. RADIO FOUND. OF E. TEXAS, INC.)
  • KGLY (91.3 FM; TYLER, TX; Owner: EDUC. RADIO FOUND. OF E. TEXAS, INC.)
  • KIXK (99.3 FM; WHITE OAK, TX; Owner: REYNOLDS RADIO, INC.)
  • KFRO-FM (95.3 FM; GILMER, TX; Owner: WALLER MEDIA, LLC)
  • K243AE (96.5 FM; TYLER, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTAA (90.7 FM; BIG SANDY, TX; Owner: INSTITUTE IN BASIC LIFE PRINCIPLES, INC.)
  • K259AQ (99.7 FM; TYLER, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLJT (102.3 FM; JACKSONVILLE, TX; Owner: WALLER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOYE (96.7 FM; FRANKSTON, TX; Owner: WALLER MEDIA, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Overton:

  • KFXK (Channel 51; LONGVIEW, TX; Owner: WARWICK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KLPN-LP (Channel 58; LONGVIEW, TX; Owner: WARWICK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KETK-TV (Channel 56; JACKSONVILLE, TX; Owner: KETK LICENSEE L.P.)
  • KLTV (Channel 7; TYLER, TX; Owner: CIVCO, INC.)
  • KLSB-TV (Channel 19; NACOGDOCHES, TX; Owner: KLSB ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • KTPN-LP (Channel 48; TYLER, TX; Owner: WARWICK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K20DL (Channel 20; TYLER, TX; Owner: PROGRESSIVE CABLE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • K26GA (Channel 26; TYLER/JACKSONVILLE, TX; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KLGV-LP (Channel 10; LONGVIEW, TX; Owner: INTERNATIONAL BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Overton fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Overton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 4m13ftTotal length
  • 4,600Total average daily traffic
  • 388Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Overton)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Approx 6.4 Km E Of Troup (Lat: 32.152222 Lon: -95.057778), Type: Tower, Structure height: 163.1 m, Overall height: 164 m, Call Sign: WPJS635
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.800 MHzGrant Date: 08/29/2006, Expiration Date: 10/08/2016, Certifier: David L EnglishRegistrant: Mobile Communications Services, Po Box 131121, Tyler, TX 75713-1121, Phone: (903) 509-0072, Fax: (903) 581-8772, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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  • 201 Hwy 323 (Lat: 32.266556 Lon: -94.978278), Call Sign: KNAV820
    Assigned Frequencies: 35.1200 MHzGrant Date: 01/31/2001, Expiration Date: 02/12/2011, Cancellation Date: 04/16/2011Registrant: Brl, 26941 Cabot Rd #134, Laguna Hills, CA 92653, Phone: (949) 348-8510
  • Exxons Overton Facility (Lat: 32.229889 Lon: -95.008556), Type: Pole, Structure height: 12 m, Call Sign: WPGX902, Licensee ID: L00011605
    Assigned Frequencies: 468.950 MHzGrant Date: 01/12/2005, Expiration Date: 04/07/2015, Cancellation Date: 01/31/2012, Certifier: Curtis K RiddickRegistrant: Exxon Communications Company, Gsc-Gw3-366b, Houston, TX 77210-4934, Phone: (713) 431-4134, Fax: (713) 431-6036, Email:
  • Overton TS, 3 Miles East On Hwy 35 To County Road 135, South 0.5 Mile (Lat: 32.279972 Lon: -94.943361), Type: Tower, Structure height: 100.6 m, Overall height: 105.2 m, Call Sign: WQBM591
    Assigned Frequencies: 854.912 MHz, 856.287 MHz, 856.412 MHz, 857.787 MHz, 858.837 MHzGrant Date: 08/26/2014, Expiration Date: 11/05/2024, Certifier: Jason D GriffithRegistrant: American Electric Power Service Corporation, One Riverside Plaza, Columbus, OH 43215, Phone: (614) 716-5874, Fax: (614) 716-3535, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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  • 9.45 Km Nw Of Overton (Lat: 32.337361 Lon: -95.044944), Structure height: 140 m, Call Sign: KPL287, Licensee ID: L00279107
    Assigned Frequencies: 450.020 MHzGrant Date: 03/04/1992, Expiration Date: 08/01/2013, Cancellation Date: 03/10/2010Registrant: Educational Media Foundation, 5700 West Oaks Blvd., Rocklin, CA 95765

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • Overton, 15091 Hwy. 135 (Overton Site) (Lat: 32.256667 Lon: -95.000528), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 82.3 m, Call Sign: WQNP607
    Assigned Frequencies: 11225.0 MHz, 11225.0 MHz, 11225.0 MHz, 11225.0 MHzGrant Date: 04/11/2011, Expiration Date: 04/11/2021, Certifier: Christopher PickardRegistrant: Peg Bandwidth, LLC, 5904 Stone Creek Drive, Suite 130, The Colony, TX 75056, Phone: (214) 770-8791, Email:
  • Pitner Junction, 6850 Cr 114n (Lat: 32.275583 Lon: -94.879306), Type: Pole, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 78.6 m, Call Sign: WQNZ347
    Assigned Frequencies: 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHzGrant Date: 07/15/2011, Expiration Date: 07/15/2021, Certifier: Christopher PickardRegistrant: Peg Bandwidth, LLC, 5904 Stone Creek Drive, Suite 130, The Colony, TX 75056, Phone: (214) 937-0201, Email:
  • DA03MR288, Rt. 2, Box 235-A (Lat: 32.306944 Lon: -94.867222), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 97.5 m, Overall height: 100.5 m, Call Sign: WQST485
    Assigned Frequencies: 10975.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHzGrant Date: 11/13/2013, Expiration Date: 11/13/2023, Certifier: Kyle B EntzRegistrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483
  • DA05034A, 10601 Hwy. 259 North (Lat: 32.296611 Lon: -94.871333), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 94.5 m, Call Sign: WQVT363
    Assigned Frequencies: 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHzGrant Date: 05/05/2015, Expiration Date: 05/05/2025, Certifier: David WerblowRegistrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Overton)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$117,0502$73,3702$85,9201$20,5101$49,9801$70,920
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$00$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$82,7701$105,9500$00$01$30,970
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$00$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9504.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$64,610
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 9504.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 61
  • Hazardous Condition: 18
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Overton

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Overton, TX
Most common first names in Overton, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John5870.8 years
James4972.3 years
William4778.6 years
Mary4177.8 years
Willie3274.6 years
Robert2871.6 years
George2874.9 years
Charles2266.1 years
Henry2172.8 years
Ruby1678.1 years
Most common last names in Overton, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3880.4 years
Jones2973.5 years
Williams2680.1 years
Johnson2369.7 years
Thompson1975.1 years
Wilson1977.9 years
Davis1976.3 years
Moore1580.9 years
Roberson1471.4 years
Harris1381.5 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (53%)
  • Electricity (45%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Businesses in Overton, TX

  • Dairy Queen: 1
  • La-Z-Boy: 1
  • True Value: 1

Overton compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Overton on our top lists:

  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse (population 1,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
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Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2016.