Paloma Creek, Texas

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Population in 2010: 2,501.
Males: 1,272  (50.9%)
Females: 1,229  (49.1%)
Median resident age:

30.8 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years
Estimated median household income in 2017: $86,291
Paloma Creek:

$86,291
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $39,298

Paloma Creek CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $280,600
Paloma Creek:

$280,600
TX:

$172,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $179,370; detached houses: $178,331

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,929.

March 2019 cost of living index in Paloma Creek: 98.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 7.6%
(11.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 2.5% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Paloma Creek, TX (2010)
    • 1,63465.3%White alone
    • 38715.5%Hispanic
    • 37615.0%Black alone
    • 431.7%Two or more races
    • 271.1%Asian alone
    • 251.0%American Indian alone
    • 90.4%Other race alone

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

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Ancestries: American (28.4%), English (4.6%), African (4.6%), German (2.3%), Yugoslavian (2.2%), Irish (1.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

162 residents are foreign born (2.2% Africa, 1.1% Latin America, 0.5% Europe).

This place:

3.9%
Texas:

100.0%

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Denton, TX (11.1 miles , pop. 80,537).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Plano, TX (16.4 miles , pop. 222,030).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (30.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Paloma Creek South, TX (1.0 miles ),
Savannah, TX (1.3 miles ),
Lincoln Park, TX (1.4 miles ),
Cross Roads, TX (1.9 miles ),
Little Elm, TX (2.1 miles ),
Oak Point, TX (2.1 miles ),
Krugerville, TX (2.2 miles ),
Hackberry, TX (2.3 miles )

Latitude: 33.23 N, Longitude: 96.94 W

Distribution of median household income in Paloma Creek, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in Paloma Creek, TX in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.0%
Texas:

3.5%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 81.1. This is about average.

City:

81.1
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 5.78. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.78
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.92. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.92
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.121. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.121
U.S.:

0.010

Tornado activity:

Paloma Creek-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 150% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/12/1966, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.3 miles away from the Paloma Creek place center .

On 4/2/1957, a category F3 tornado 10.7 miles away from the place center killed 10 people and injured 200 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Paloma Creek-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 77% 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 222.2 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 103.3 miles away from the city 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 113.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/28/1998 at 14:13:01, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 137.0 miles away from Paloma Creek 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 429.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/15/1990 at 11:44:41, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 LG, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 112.5 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 Denton County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Fires: 5, Floods: 5, Hurricanes: 5, Tornadoes: 5, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Paloma Creek:

  • PREMIER GOLDEN HEART HEALTH CARE SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; DENTON, TX)
  • RENAL CENTER FRISCO (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; FRISCO, TX)
  • SANDY OAKS I I (Hospital, about 8 miles away; DENTON, TX)
  • PRAIRIE ESTATES (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; FRISCO, TX)
  • CORINTH REHABILITATION SUITES ON THE PARKWAY (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; CORINTH, TX)
  • SERENITY SERVICES HOME HEALTHCARE LLC (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; PLANO, TX)
  • MAYHILL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 10 miles away; DENTON, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Paloma Creek:

  • Texas Woman's University (about 12 miles; Denton, TX; Full-time enrollment: 11,837)
  • University of North Texas (about 13 miles; Denton, TX; FT enrollment: 31,694)
  • Collin County Community College District (about 18 miles; McKinney, TX; FT enrollment: 18,044)
  • The University of Texas at Dallas (about 20 miles; Richardson, TX; FT enrollment: 16,777)
  • DeVry University-Texas (about 21 miles; Irving, TX; FT enrollment: 4,098)
  • Brookhaven College (about 22 miles; Farmers Branch, TX; FT enrollment: 6,868)
  • Richland College (about 25 miles; Dallas, TX; FT enrollment: 11,617)

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Notable locations in Paloma Creek: Aubrey Fire Department Station 2 (A), Aubrey Area Ambulance Station 2 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Denton 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:

3.2 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

84.9%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

6.6%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Paloma Creek:

Marital status in Paloma Creek, TX
  • Never married: 14.6%
  • Now married: 70.4%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 2.5%
  • Divorced: 11.7%

For population 25 years and over in Paloma Creek:

  • High school or higher: 94.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 33.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.3
Texas average:

14.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Paloma Creek, TX (based on Denton County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant167,945321
Catholic44,6158
Mainline Protestant33,34056
Other18,92842
Black Protestant1,3548
Orthodox1201
None396,312-
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: 52
Here:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 35
Denton County:

0.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 164
Denton County:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 301
Denton County:

4.90 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.5%
State:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Denton County:

28.4%
State:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.8%
Texas:

15.7%

11.72% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($78,250 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.72%
Texas average:

7.43%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($351 average AGI)
Denton County:

0.04%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Dallas County, TX  2.92% ($70,661 average AGI)
from Collin County, TX  2.16% ($87,207)
from Tarrant County, TX  1.46% ($73,415)


9.71% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($67,429 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.71%
Texas average:

7.26%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($595 average AGI)
Denton County:

0.06%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Dallas County, TX  2.33% ($57,653 average AGI)
to Collin County, TX  1.75% ($78,799)
to Tarrant County, TX  1.32% ($60,862)

Strongest AM radio stations in Paloma Creek:

  • KXEB (910 AM; 1 kW; SHERMAN, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KTNO (1440 AM; 12 kW; DENTON, TX; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KLIF (570 AM; 5 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: KLIF LICO, INC.)
  • KAAM (770 AM; 10 kW; GARLAND, TX; Owner: DONTRON, INC.)
  • KTCK (1310 AM; 9 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Paloma Creek:

  • KPLX (99.5 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KPLX LICO, INC.)
  • KESN (103.3 FM; ALLEN, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KSOC (94.5 FM; GAINESVILLE, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KTPW (89.7 FM; SANGER, TX; Owner: RESEARCH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION, INC)
  • KNOR (93.7 FM; HEALDTON, OK; Owner: AM & PM BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KTCY (104.9 FM; PILOT POINT, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KMEO (96.7 FM; FLOWER MOUND, TX; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KKDL (106.7 FM; MUENSTER, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KZMP-FM (101.7 FM; AZLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KHYI (95.3 FM; HOWE, TX; Owner: METRO BROADCASTERS - TEXAS, INC.)
  • KLUV-FM (98.7 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF DALLAS)
  • WRR (101.1 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CITY OF DALLAS, TEXAS)
  • KNTU (88.1 FM; MCKINNEY, TX; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH TEXAS)
  • KRNB (105.7 FM; DECATUR, TX; Owner: SERVICE BROADCASTING I, LTD.)
  • KDKR (91.3 FM; DECATUR, TX; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • KHCK-FM (99.1 FM; DENTON, TX; Owner: KHCK-FM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KLLI (105.3 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF DALLAS)
  • KZPS (92.5 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KHKS (106.1 FM; DENTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKDA-FM (104.5 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: SERVICE BROADCASTING I, LTD.)

TV broadcast stations around Paloma Creek:

  • KLDT (Channel 55; LAKE DALLAS, TX; Owner: JOHNSON BROADCASTING OF DALLAS, INC.)
  • KTVT (Channel 11; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: CBS STATIONS GROUP OF TEXAS L.P.)
  • KXAS-TV (Channel 5; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: STATION VENTURE OPERATIONS, LP)
  • KDTN (Channel 2; DENTON, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLEG-LP (Channel 44; DALLAS, TX; Owner: DILIP VISWANATH)
  • KSTR-TV (Channel 49; IRVING, TX; Owner: TELEFUTURA DALLAS LLC)
  • KTXA (Channel 21; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: VIACOM TELEVISION STATIONS GROUP OF DALLAS/FORT WORTH L.P.)
  • KMPX (Channel 29; DECATUR, TX; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KUVN (Channel 23; GARLAND, TX; Owner: KUVN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KPXD (Channel 68; ARLINGTON, TX; Owner: PAXSON DALLAS LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFAA-TV (Channel 8; DALLAS, TX; Owner: WFAA-TV, L.P.)
  • KERA-TV (Channel 13; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXTX-TV (Channel 39; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF TEXAS PARTNERSHIP, LP)
  • KDFW (Channel 4; DALLAS, TX; Owner: KDFW LICENSE, INC.)
  • KDTX-TV (Channel 58; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF TEXAS, INC.)
  • KDAF (Channel 33; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • KDFI (Channel 27; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NEW DMIC, INC.)
  • KTAQ (Channel 47; GREENVILLE, TX; Owner: MIKE SIMONS)
  • KJJM-LP (Channel 46; DALLAS/MESQUITE, TX; Owner: JANE McGINNIS)
  • KFWD (Channel 52; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: HIC BROADCAST, INC.)
  • KXII (Channel 12; SHERMAN, TX; Owner: KXII LICENSEE CORP.)
  • K26HF (Channel 26; BRITTON, TX; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KHPK-LP (Channel 28; DE SOTO, TX; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Paloma Creek, TX
  • 88.9%Electricity
  • 11.1%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Paloma Creek, TX
  • 93.7%Electricity
  • 6.3%Utility gas


Paloma Creek compared to Texas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Paloma Creek on our top lists:

  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Eastern Africa (population 500+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Northern Europe (population 500+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Eastern Africa (population 500+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Africa (population 500+)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in South Africa (population 500+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Southern Africa (population 500+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant adherents"
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