Pecan Gap, Texas

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Population in 2013: 202 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -5.6%
 
Males: 97  (48.3%)
Females: 105  (51.7%)
Median resident age:  46.8 years
Texas median age:  34.0 years

Zip codes: 75469.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $30,509 (it was $31,389 in 2000)
Pecan Gap:

$30,509
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $23,321 (it was $16,704 in 2000)

Pecan Gap city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $52,534 (it was $35,400 in 2000)
Pecan Gap:

$52,534
TX:

$132,000
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  • Races in Pecan Gap, TX (2010)

    Pecan Gap races chart
    • 18691.6%White alone
    • 83.9%Hispanic
    • 52.5%Black alone
    • 42.0%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Pecan Gap: 80.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (24.8%), German (17.2%), United States (11.3%), English (6.2%), Greek (2.9%), Scottish (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 0.62 square miles.

Population density: 324 people per square mile   (very low).

Pecan Gap, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Pecan Gap:

  • High school or higher: 90.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pecan Gap city:

  • Never married: 29.3%
  • Now married: 62.6%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 2.1%
  • Divorced: 3.3%

4 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.9%
Texas:

16.5%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Pecan Gap, Texas as of August 29, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Pecan Gap to the number of sex offenders is 69 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $573 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $936 (1.6%)

Pecan Gap satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: East Grayson, TX (42.7 miles , pop. 81,381).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Plano, TX (58.4 miles , pop. 222,030).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (70.0 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Ladonia, TX (2.4 miles ), Cooper, TX (3.2 miles ), Roxton, TX (3.2 miles ), Honey Grove, TX (3.3 miles ), Windom, TX (3.5 miles ), Wolfe City, TX (3.7 miles ), Commerce, TX (3.7 miles ), Howland, TX (3.9 miles ).

Latitude: 33.44 N, Longitude: 95.85 W

Area code: 903

Pecan Gap household income distribution Pecan Gap home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.9%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -21 (-8.9%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (19%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Public administration (29%)
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (33%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (35%)
  • Management occupations (19%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (17%)
  • Community and social service occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (4%)
  • Sales and related occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Pecan Gap, Texas

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Tornado activity:

Pecan Gap-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 122% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/2/1982, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.3 miles away from the Pecan Gap city center killed 10 people and injured 170 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/13/1981, a category F4 tornado 24.5 miles away from the city center injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Pecan Gap-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 77% 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 90.9 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 285.8 miles away from Pecan Gap 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 136.2 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 240.0 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 241.9 miles away from Pecan Gap 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 173.9 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 Delta County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Fires: 2, Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Pecan Gap topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Pecan Gap:

  • COOPER HOME HEALTH INC (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; COOPER, TX)
  • DELTA NH (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; COOPER, TX)
  • DELTA NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; COOPER, TX)
  • HONEY GROVE NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; HONEY GROVE, TX)
  • 1ST CHOICE HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; COMMERCE, TX)
  • OAK MANOR NURSING AND REHABILITATION LP (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; COMMERCE, TX)
  • HUNT REGIONAL COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 15 miles away; COMMERCE, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pecan Gap:

  • Texas A & M University-Commerce (about 14 miles; Commerce, TX; Full-time enrollment: 8,890)
  • Paris Junior College (about 24 miles; Paris, TX; FT enrollment: 3,875)
  • Grayson College (about 49 miles; Denison, TX; FT enrollment: 2,496)
  • Collin County Community College District (about 50 miles; McKinney, TX; FT enrollment: 18,044)
  • Southeastern Oklahoma State University (about 50 miles; Durant, OK; FT enrollment: 3,365)
  • Northeast Texas Community College (about 61 miles; Mount Pleasant, TX; FT enrollment: 2,320)
  • The University of Texas at Dallas (about 61 miles; Richardson, TX; FT enrollment: 16,777)

Public elementary/middle school in Pecan Gap:

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

Delta County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 13.9%
(12.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.0% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  68.5%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.4%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.1% of all households

Pecan Gap compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below 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 significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.1
Texas average:

14.4

Pecan Gap travel time to work - commute Pecan Gap mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (71%)
  • Electricity (24%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Pecan Gap city (based on Delta County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,88819
Mainline Protestant4214
Catholic461
Other3-
None1,873-
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 convenience stores (no gas): 3
Delta County:

5.59 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.2%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Delta County:

27.5%
Texas:

26.6%
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 1$339
Totals for Government 0$0 1$339

Pecan Gap government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $69,000 ($341.58)
    Solid Waste Management: $12,000 ($59.41)
    Water Utilities: $11,000 ($54.46)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($4.95)
    Sewerage: $1,000 ($4.95)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $12,000 ($59.41)

Pecan Gap government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $12,000 ($59.41)
    Sewerage: $11,000 ($54.46)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($4.95)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($4.95)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $45,000 ($222.77)
  • Tax - Public Utilities: $8,000 ($39.60)
    Total General Sales: $6,000 ($29.70)
    Property: $6,000 ($29.70)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $29,000 ($143.56)

9.45% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,477 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.45%
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 Lamar County, TX  1.42% ($31,826 average AGI)
from Hopkins County, TX  1.36% ($27,227)
from Hunt County, TX  1.36% ($31,773)


10.34% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,379 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.34%
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 Lamar County, TX  1.83% ($26,900 average AGI)
to Hunt County, TX  1.65% ($29,704)
to Hopkins County, TX  1.28% ($27,667)

Strongest AM radio stations in Pecan Gap:

  • 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.)
  • KYNG (950 AM; 10 kW; DENISON-SHERMAN, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KAAM (770 AM; 10 kW; GARLAND, TX; Owner: DONTRON, INC.)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KMKI (620 AM; 5 kW; PLANO, TX; Owner: ABC, INC)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KTBK (1700 AM; 10 kW; SHERMAN, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pecan Gap:

  • KETR (88.9 FM; COMMERCE, TX; Owner: TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY-COMMERCE)
  • KFYZ-FM (98.3 FM; BONHAM, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS RADIO GROUP, L.P.)
  • KIKT (93.5 FM; GREENVILLE, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KPLT-FM (107.7 FM; PARIS, TX; Owner: EAST TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRVA-FM (107.1 FM; CAMPBELL, TX; Owner: FIRST BROADCASTING INVESTMENT PARTNERS, LLC)
  • K217CP (91.3 FM; PARIS, TX; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Pecan Gap:

  • KTAQ (Channel 47; GREENVILLE, TX; Owner: MIKE SIMONS)
  • K42DA (Channel 42; PARIS, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KNOK-LP (Channel 43; GREENVILLE, TX; Owner: IGLESIA JESU CHRISTO ES MI REFUGIO, INC.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Pecan Gap)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • FANNINDEL ES, 409 W Main St (Lat: 33.437667 Lon: -95.857528), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Overall height: 31.4 m, Call Sign: WQHQ786
    Assigned Frequencies: 21835.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/10/2007, Expiration Date: 10/10/2017, Certifier: Scott Kirby
    Registrant: Trillion Partners, Inc., Under Receivership, 9208 Waterford Centre Blvd., Suite 150, Austin, TX 78758, Phone: (512) 334-4100, Fax: (512) 334-4099, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: WA4BMY, Licensee ID: L01286305
    Grant Date: 05/22/2007, Expiration Date: 08/15/2017, Certifier: James L Brooks
    Registrant: James L Brooks, Pecan Gap, TX 75469
  • Call Sign: WA5DBG
    Grant Date: 03/29/1994, Expiration Date: 03/29/2004, Cancellation Date: 03/30/2006
    Registrant: Elmer L Hensley, Route 1 Box 22, Pecan Gap, TX 75469
  • Call Sign: NV7Z, Previous Call Sign: WA2INQ, Licensee ID: L00274590
    Grant Date: 06/26/2010, Expiration Date: 09/02/2020, Certifier: George F Haneke
    Registrant: George F Haneke, 509 First Street, Pecan Gap, TX 75469-0232
  • Call Sign: KE5FRQ, Licensee ID: L01050031
    Grant Date: 08/09/2005, Expiration Date: 08/09/2015, Certifier: Terry E Haneke
    Registrant: Terry E Haneke, 509 First St, Pecan Gap, TX 75469
  • Call Sign: KF5AGW, Licensee ID: L01480071
    Grant Date: 04/02/2009, Expiration Date: 04/02/2019, Certifier: Richard E Elms
    Registrant: Richard E Elms, Pecan Gap, TX 75469

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA A188B (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 21886 , Serial Number: 18801099, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 01/02/1973
    Registrant (Partnership): Gap Ag Air Pecan, Po Box 154, Pecan Gap, TX 75469

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4
  • Good Intent Call: 1
Most common first names in Pecan Gap, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James874.1 years
Mary786.9 years
John674.0 years
Robert669.5 years
William669.8 years
Charles563.6 years
Pearl584.4 years
Willie585.8 years
Lee484.9 years
Frank385.4 years
Most common last names in Pecan Gap, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Reid681.9 years
Yeager685.8 years
Roderick584.2 years
Richardson573.6 years
Campbell480.0 years
Johnson476.2 years
Crawford481.8 years
Deatherage380.3 years
Thurman383.4 years
Thomas366.7 years
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