Pine Forest, Texas

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Population in 2014: 501 (46% urban, 54% rural). Population change since 2000: -20.7%
Males: 248  (49.5%)
Females: 253  (50.5%)
Median resident age:  39.7 years
Texas median age:  34.5 years

Zip codes: 77662.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $68,094 (it was $43,000 in 2000)
Pine Forest:

$68,094
TX:

$56,565

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $28,033 (it was $18,308 in 2000)

Pine Forest city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $92,125 (it was $57,600 in 2000)
Pine Forest:

$92,125
TX:

$161,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $124,190; Detached houses: $138,857; Mobile homes: $42,852

Median gross rent in 2016: $1,205.

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  • Races in Pine Forest, TX (2010)

    Pine Forest races chart
    • 45292.8%White alone
    • 265.3%Hispanic
    • 71.4%American Indian alone
    • 10.2%Black alone
    • 10.2%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Pine Forest: 80.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (17.4%), Cajun (10.3%), French (10.3%), Irish (10.3%), American (8.0%), Italian (6.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 2.77 square miles.

Population density: 181 people per square mile   (very low).

Pine Forest,TX real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Pine Forest:

  • High school or higher: 86.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.3%
  • Unemployed: 6.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pine Forest city:

  • Never married: 12.9%
  • Now married: 70.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 8.9%

5 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.8%
Texas:

16.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,676 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $762 (1.1%)

Pine Forest satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Beaumont, TX (8.5 miles , pop. 113,866).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Southeast Montgomery, TX (80.1 miles , pop. 208,076).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (85.6 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Vidor, TX (1.9 miles ), Rose City, TX (2.2 miles ), Beaumont, TX (2.9 miles ), Rose Hill Acres, TX (3.1 miles ), Mauriceville, TX (3.2 miles ), Chance-Loeb, TX (3.3 miles ), Lumberton, TX (3.4 miles ), Evadale, TX (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 30.17 N, Longitude: 94.04 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 409

Pine Forest household income distribution Pine Forest home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.2%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -66 (-9.5%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (27%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (6%)
  • Retail trade (28%)
  • Accommodation and food services (25%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Public administration (3%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (2%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (28%)
  • Management occupations (17%)
  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Management occupations (27%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Pine Forest, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Pine Forest-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 61% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/7/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.9 miles away from the Pine Forest city center killed one person and injured 81 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 1/31/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.8 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Pine Forest-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 92% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 282.6 miles away from the city 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 263.6 miles away from Pine Forest center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi) earthquake occurred 526.5 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2000 at 06:46:09, a magnitude 4.3 (4.2 MB, 4.3 MS, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 276.8 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) earthquake occurred 442.8 miles away from Pine Forest center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 361.5 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 Orange County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 8, Hurricanes: 6, Tornadoes: 5, Fires: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Pine Forest topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Pine Forest:

  • TEXAS TOTAL CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; VIDOR, TX)
  • VIDOR HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; VIDOR, TX)
  • LEGACY LIVING CENTERS (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; VIDOR, TX)
  • OAKWOOD MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; VIDOR, TX)
  • PROVIDENCE CARE HEALTH SERVICES INC (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; VIDOR, TX)
  • EXCEL HOMECARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; VIDOR, TX)
  • JERRY LIVING CENTER (Hospital, about 8 miles away; BEAUMONT, TX)

Amtrak station near Pine Forest:

  • 9 miles: BEAUMONT (2555 W. CEDAR ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pine Forest:

  • Lamar Institute of Technology (about 10 miles; Beaumont, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,023)
  • Lamar University (about 10 miles; Beaumont, TX; FT enrollment: 13,658)
  • McNeese State University (about 50 miles; Lake Charles, LA; FT enrollment: 7,444)
  • SOWELA Technical Community College (about 53 miles; Lake Charles, LA; FT enrollment: 2,160)
  • Lee College (about 65 miles; Baytown, TX; FT enrollment: 4,278)
  • San Jacinto Community College (about 74 miles; Pasadena, TX; FT enrollment: 13,517)
  • The University of Texas Medical Branch (about 75 miles; Galveston, TX; FT enrollment: 2,314)

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Orange 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 84.6. This is about average.

City:

84.6
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.153. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.153
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 5.61. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.61
U.S.:

6.40

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 26.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 10.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.6
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 3.8%
(4.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  68.4%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.7%
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: 0.5% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.2
Texas average:

14.3

Pine Forest travel time to work - commute Pine Forest mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Pine Forest city (based on Orange County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant34,58597
Catholic10,2287
Mainline Protestant3,32415
Other2,1068
Black Protestant8483
None30,746-
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: 14
Orange County:

1.70 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Orange County:

0.73 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 48
Orange County:

5.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 37
Here:

4.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.4%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Orange County:

30.4%
Texas:

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

7.1%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

47.9%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.2%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Pine Forest:

29.1
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

23.2%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Pine Forest:

10.1%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.3%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
Here:

55.2%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

77.4%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Pine Forest, 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
Other Government Administration 1$5,314$63,7687$405
Judicial and Legal 0$0 3$400
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$3,986
Totals for Government 1$5,314$63,76811$4,791

6.03% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,051 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.03%
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 Jefferson County, TX  2.02% ($46,252 average AGI)
from Hardin County, TX  0.50% ($34,208)
from Harris County, TX  0.33% ($47,832)


5.92% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,729 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.92%
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 Jefferson County, TX  1.70% ($33,484 average AGI)
to Hardin County, TX  0.43% ($39,276)
to Harris County, TX  0.42% ($36,488)

Strongest AM radio stations in Pine Forest:

  • KLVI (560 AM; 5 kW; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KQHN (1510 AM; daytime; 5 kW; NEDERLAND, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KZZB (990 AM; 1 kW; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: MARTIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDEI (1250 AM; 5 kW; PORT ARTHUR, TX; Owner: RADIO MARIA, INC.)
  • KIKR (1450 AM; 1 kW; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KUHD (1150 AM; 1 kW; PORT NECHES, TX; Owner: VISION LATINABROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRCM (1380 AM; 1 kW; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: VOICE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)
  • KSEV (700 AM; 15 kW; TOMBALL, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOGT (1600 AM; 1 kW; ORANGE, TX; Owner: G-CAP COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pine Forest:

  • KIOC (106.1 FM; ORANGE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRWP (97.5 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KQXY-FM (94.1 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KYKR (95.1 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KVLU (91.3 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: LAMAR UNIVERSITY)
  • KKMY (104.5 FM; ORANGE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KQBU-FM (93.3 FM; PORT ARTHUR, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KQQK (107.9 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KTJM (98.5 FM; PORT ARTHUR, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KOBT (100.7 FM; WINNIE, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KTXB (89.7 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • K277AG (103.3 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCOL-FM (92.5 FM; GROVES, TX; Owner: VOICE IN THE WILDERNESS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KAYD-FM (101.7 FM; SILSBEE, TX; Owner: HILCO COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KTCX (102.5 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KYKZ (96.1 FM; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KSHN (99.9 FM; LIBERTY, TX; Owner: TRINITY RIVER VALLEY BROADCASTING CO)
  • KBIU (103.7 FM; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Pine Forest:

  • KBTV-TV (Channel 4; PORT ARTHUR, TX; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF BEAUMONT/PORT ARTHUR, L.L.C.)
  • KFDM-TV (Channel 6; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF TEXAS, INC.)
  • KJDF-LP (Channel 46; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: ARACELIS ORTIZ, EXECUTRIX OF THE ESTATE OF CARLOS ORTIZ)
  • KITU (Channel 34; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION INC)
  • K09VO (Channel 9; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: BEAUMONT BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KBMT (Channel 12; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 12 OF BEAUMONT, INC.)
  • KEBQ-LP (Channel 22; BEAUMONT-ORANGE, TX; Owner: WELLSPRINGS BEAUMONT TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KVHP (Channel 29; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: NATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KUIL-LP (Channel 64; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: BLUE BONNET COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Pine Forest fatal accident list:

Jul 14, 2007 08:30 PM, Fm105, Spoonemore, Lat: 30.17435, Lon: -94.02351, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Jan 22, 2001 10:35 AM, Fm1131, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Sep 2, 1998 12:45 AM, Lakeviewcutoffrd, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 7m23ftTotal length
  • $5,000Total costs
  • 20,000Total average daily traffic
  • 549Total average daily truck traffic
  • 27,130Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (68%)
  • Utility gas (32%)

Pine Forest compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value 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 significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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