Payne Springs, Texas

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Population in 2013: 764 (82% urban, 18% rural). Population change since 2000: +11.9%
 
Males: 400  (52.4%)
Females: 364  (47.6%)
Median resident age:  45.2 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 75124.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $29,037 (it was $33,269 in 2000)
Payne Springs:

$29,037
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $15,802 (it was $15,451 in 2000)

Payne Springs town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $81,316 (it was $58,800 in 2000)
Payne Springs:

$81,316
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $119,097; Detached houses: $148,367; Mobile homes: $40,891

Median gross rent in 2012: $759.

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  • White alone - 707 (92.2%)
  • Hispanic - 32 (4.2%)
  • Two or more races - 11 (1.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 6 (0.8%)
  • Other race alone - 5 (0.7%)
  • Black alone - 4 (0.5%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (0.3%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Payne Springs: 89.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (33.9%), Irish (12.8%), English (8.7%), German (8.1%), French (2.3%), Scottish (1.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 1.89 square miles.

Population density: 405 people per square mile   (low).

Payne Springs,TX real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Payne Springs:

  • High school or higher: 72.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.7%
  • Unemployed: 14.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 51.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Payne Springs town:

  • Never married: 30.3%
  • Now married: 45.2%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 17.8%

73 residents are foreign born

This town:  8.1%
Texas:  16.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,725 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $731 (1.1%)

Payne Springs satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Mesquite, TX (45.9 miles , pop. 124,523).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Garland, TX (53.5 miles , pop. 215,768).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (54.0 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Enchanted Oaks, TX (1.1 miles ), Cedar Creek Lake, TX (1.2 miles ), Gun Barrel City, TX (2.0 miles ), Tool, TX (2.1 miles ), Eustace, TX (2.3 miles ), Caney City, TX (2.4 miles ), Log Cabin, TX (2.4 miles ), Mabank, TX (2.5 miles ).

Latitude: 32.28 N, Longitude: 96.10 W

Area code: 903

Payne Springs household income distribution Payne Springs home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.7%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +107 (+18.6%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (26%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (13%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Utilities (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Retail trade (41%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (15%)
  • Business operations specialists (14%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (11%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (10%)
  • Other transportation workers (8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)
  • Computer specialists (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (16%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (16%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (14%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (10%)
  • Entertainers and performers, sports, and related workers (10%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (9%)

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

Average climate in Payne Springs, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Payne Springs-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 103% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/13/1981, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.1 miles away from the Payne Springs town center injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 11/4/1959, a category F3 tornado 22.5 miles away from the town center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Payne Springs-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 80% 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 276.9 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 165.7 miles away from Payne Springs 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 192.9 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 451.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 299.8 miles away from Payne Springs 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 302.0 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 Henderson County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 7

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Payne Springs:

  • CARING HEARTS HOSPICE (Hospital, about 5 miles away; GUN BARREL CITY, TX)
  • MABANK NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; MABANK, TX)
  • CEDAR LAKE NURSING SERVICES AND HOSPICE (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; MALAKOFF, TX)
  • WEE CARE CONNECTION HOME HEALTH INC (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; MALAKOFF, TX)
  • CEDAR LAKE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; MALAKOFF, TX)
  • LIGHTED PATHWAYS HEALTH SERVICES INC (Hospital, about 12 miles away; SEVEN POINTS, TX)
  • KERENS CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; KERENS, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Payne Springs:

  • Trinity Valley Community College (about 16 miles; Athens, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,333)
  • Navarro College (about 28 miles; Corsicana, TX; FT enrollment: 7,711)
  • Cedar Valley College (about 46 miles; Lancaster, TX; FT enrollment: 3,603)
  • Tyler Junior College (about 48 miles; Tyler, TX; FT enrollment: 8,104)
  • Eastfield College (about 50 miles; Mesquite, TX; FT enrollment: 8,323)
  • The University of Texas at Tyler (about 50 miles; Tyler, TX; FT enrollment: 5,774)
  • El Centro College (about 54 miles; Dallas, TX; FT enrollment: 6,086)

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Henderson 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 2012 was 79.9. This is about average.

City:

79.9
U.S.:

74.2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 3.81. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.81
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.712. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.712
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 33.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 12.4. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 23.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.4
U.S.:

9.1
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 25.1%
(23.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 57.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  72.4%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.3%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Payne Springs compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Payne Springs travel time to work - commute Payne Springs mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (95%)
  • No fuel used (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Payne Springs town (based on Henderson County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.27%
Here: 49.3%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of God
Adherents49.8%13.3%11.1%10.0%4.4%
Congregations29.8%2.6%15.8%14.0%11.4%
NameChurches of ChristChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Presbyterian Church (USA)International Pentecostal Holiness ChurchOther
Adherents3.5%2.1%1.1%1.0%3.7%
Congregations9.6%1.8%0.9%0.9%13.2%
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: 13
Henderson County:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Henderson County:

0.89 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 27
Henderson County:

3.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 43
Here:

5.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.4%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Henderson County:

28.7%
Texas:

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

11.2%
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 0$0 2$3,366
Police Protection - Officers 3$6,112$24,4480$0
Totals for Government 3$6,112$24,4482$3,366

8.16% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,655 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.16%
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 Smith County, TX  1.09% ($32,746 average AGI)
from Kaufman County, TX  1.09% ($30,694)
from Dallas County, TX  1.01% ($41,413)


7.90% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,343 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.90%
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 Smith County, TX  1.26% ($33,124 average AGI)
to Dallas County, TX  0.86% ($72,005)
to Kaufman County, TX  0.86% ($30,416)

Strongest AM radio stations in Payne Springs:

  • 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.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KAAM (770 AM; 10 kW; GARLAND, TX; Owner: DONTRON, INC.)
  • KVCI (1510 AM; daytime; 3 kW; CANTON, TX; Owner: CANTON BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KTBB (600 AM; 5 kW; TYLER, TX; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Payne Springs:

  • KLTY (94.9 FM; ARLINGTON, TX; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA OF TEXAS, LLC)
  • KCKL (95.9 FM; MALAKOFF, TX; Owner: CEDAR CREEK RADIO COMPANY, INC.)
  • KRBV (100.3 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF FORT WORTH)
  • WRR (101.1 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CITY OF DALLAS, TEXAS)
  • KLLI (105.3 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF DALLAS)
  • KOOI (106.5 FM; JACKSONVILLE, TX; Owner: WALLER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KEGL (97.1 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOAI (107.5 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: INFINITY KOAI-FM, INC.)
  • KVIL-FM (103.7 FM; HIGHLAND PARK-DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF TEXAS)
  • KHKS (106.1 FM; DENTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KZPS (92.5 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKDA-FM (104.5 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: SERVICE BROADCASTING I, LTD.)
  • KRVF (106.9 FM; KERENS, TX; Owner: FIRST BROADCASTING INVESTMENT PARTNERS, LLC)
  • KLUV-FM (98.7 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF DALLAS)
  • KBFB (97.9 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KSCS (96.3 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • K201DJ (88.1 FM; ATHENS, TX; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KLNO (94.1 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KBJS (90.3 FM; JACKSONVILLE, TX; Owner: EAST TEXAS MEDIA ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • KTYL-FM (93.1 FM; TYLER, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Payne Springs:

  • KTVT (Channel 11; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: CBS STATIONS GROUP OF TEXAS L.P.)
  • KETK-TV (Channel 56; JACKSONVILLE, TX; Owner: KETK LICENSEE L.P.)
  • KDAF (Channel 33; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • KDFI (Channel 27; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NEW DMIC, INC.)
  • KMPX (Channel 29; DECATUR, TX; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KTXA (Channel 21; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: VIACOM TELEVISION STATIONS GROUP OF DALLAS/FORT WORTH L.P.)
  • KUVN (Channel 23; GARLAND, TX; Owner: KUVN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KSTR-TV (Channel 49; IRVING, TX; Owner: TELEFUTURA DALLAS LLC)
  • KPXD (Channel 68; ARLINGTON, TX; Owner: PAXSON DALLAS LICENSE, INC.)
  • KERA-TV (Channel 13; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KNAV-LP (Channel 30; CORSICANA, TX; Owner: NAVARRO COLLEGE)
  • WFAA-TV (Channel 8; DALLAS, TX; Owner: WFAA-TV, L.P.)
Payne Springs, Texas:
  • Fatal accident count: 12
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 16
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 4
  • Fatalities: 14
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 33
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
Texas average:
  • Fatal accident count: 177
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 268
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 51
  • Fatalities: 194
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 461
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 26
See more detailed statistics of Payne Springs fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 116
  • Hazardous Condition: 13
  • Service Call: 34
  • Good Intent Call: 6

Incident types - Payne Springs

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Payne Springs, TX

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  • #63 on the list of "Top 100 cities with longest commuting times"
  • #69 (75124) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Icelander first ancestries"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Bush (Republican) in the 2004 Presidential Election, pop. 50,000+"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
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