Point Blank, Texas

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Population in 2013: 708 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +26.7%
Males: 384  (54.3%)
Females: 324  (45.7%)
Median resident age:  55.9 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 77364.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $49,476 (it was $31,875 in 2000)
Point Blank:

$49,476
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,552 (it was $21,804 in 2000)

Point Blank city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $92,963 (it was $62,800 in 2000)
Point Blank:

$92,963
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $88,374; Detached houses: $97,219; Mobile homes: $53,333

Median gross rent in 2012: $842.

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  • White alone - 560 (81.4%)
  • Black alone - 88 (12.8%)
  • Hispanic - 24 (3.5%)
  • Two or more races - 11 (1.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 5 (0.7%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Point Blank: 81.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (13.5%), English (10.0%), German (9.6%), United States (6.4%), Scotch-Irish (4.2%), Norwegian (3.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 1.88 square miles.

Population density: 376 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Point Blank:

  • High school or higher: 83.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.6%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 44.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Point Blank city:

  • Never married: 23.8%
  • Now married: 49.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 21.3%

8 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.2%
Texas:  16.4%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 19 registered sex offenders living in Point Blank, Texas as of May 05, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Point Blank to the number of sex offenders is 37 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,365 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,058 (1.1%)

Point Blank satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Southeast Montgomery, TX (37.7 miles , pop. 208,076).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (68.9 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Oakhurst, TX (2.4 miles ), Onalaska, TX (2.7 miles ), Cape Royale, TX (2.8 miles ), Cedar Point, TX (3.0 miles ), West Livingston, TX (3.4 miles ), Coldspring, TX (3.5 miles ), Evergreen, TX (3.6 miles) , Riverside, TX (3.6 miles ).

Latitude: 30.75 N, Longitude: 95.21 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 936

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Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.9%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +115 (+25.9%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Public administration (20%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (14%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (5%)
  • Public administration (26%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (12%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (8%)
  • Top executives (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (16%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (10%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)

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

Average climate in Point Blank, Texas

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Tornado activity:

Point Blank-area historical tornado activity is near Texas state average. It is 43% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/12/1968, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 27.4 miles away from the Point Blank city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 11/21/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 49.7 miles away from the city center injured 16 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Point Blank-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 90% 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 362.4 miles away from the city center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 363.0 miles away from Point Blank 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 220.2 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) earthquake occurred 279.8 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 487.0 miles away from Point Blank center
On 4/7/2008 at 09:51:12, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, 3.9 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 211.4 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 San Jacinto County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Hurricanes: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Fire: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Point Blank:

  • DAVITA - LIVINGSTON (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; LIVINGSTON, TX)
  • THE BRADFORD AT BROOKSIDE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; LIVINGSTON, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Point Blank:

  • Sam Houston State University (about 21 miles; Huntsville, TX; Full-time enrollment: 16,233)
  • Lone Star College System (about 43 miles; The Woodlands, TX; FT enrollment: 45,205)
  • Angelina College (about 47 miles; Lufkin, TX; FT enrollment: 3,478)
  • Universal Technical Institute of Texas Inc. (about 54 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 3,236)
  • Prairie View A & M University (about 65 miles; Prairie View, TX; FT enrollment: 7,517)
  • Texas A & M University-College Station (about 68 miles; College Station, TX; FT enrollment: 46,550)
  • University of Houston-Downtown (about 69 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 10,122)

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

Cemeteries: Liberty Hill Cemetery (1), Robinson Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Mill Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

San Jacinto 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 2012: 15.0%
(12.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 6.4% for Black residents, 78.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  67.3%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.0%
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: 0.9% of all households

Point Blank compared to Texas 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 above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (89%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Point Blank city (based on San Jacinto County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 31.92%
Here: 31.9%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaOther
Adherents43.5%24.0%10.4%9.0%13.1%
Congregations29.6%7.4%18.5%11.1%33.3%
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: 2
San Jacinto County:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
San Jacinto County:

0.40 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
San Jacinto County:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Here:

1.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.6%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
San Jacinto County:

26.9%
Texas:

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

14.8%
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

10.12% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,261 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.12%
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 Harris County, TX  2.54% ($42,520 average AGI)
from Montgomery County, TX  2.11% ($35,220)
from Liberty County, TX  1.17% ($24,462)


8.44% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,798 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.44%
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 Montgomery County, TX  2.16% ($36,836 average AGI)
to Harris County, TX  1.44% ($41,264)
to Polk County, TX  0.76% ($30,241)

Strongest AM radio stations in Point Blank:

  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KETX (1440 AM; 5 kW; LIVINGSTON, TX; Owner: LONE STAR NETWORK)
  • KSEV (700 AM; 15 kW; TOMBALL, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KJOJ (880 AM; 10 kW; CONROE, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KYOK (1140 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CONROE, TX; Owner: MARTIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)
  • KKHT (1070 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLAT (1010 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KILT (610 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KHCH (1400 AM; 1 kW; HUNTSVILLE, TX; Owner: HOUSTON CHRISTIAN BCSTERS, INC.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Point Blank:

  • KTHT (97.1 FM; CLEVELAND, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KVST (103.7 FM; WILLIS, TX; Owner: NEW WAVO COMMUNICATION GROUP, INC.)
  • KHPT (106.9 FM; CONROE, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KUST (99.7 FM; HUNTSVILLE, TX; Owner: NEW WAVO COMMUNICATION GROUP, INC.)
  • KETX-FM (92.3 FM; LIVINGSTON, TX; Owner: LONE STAR NETWORK)
  • KAXF (88.3 FM; CONROE, TX; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KSAM-FM (101.7 FM; HUNTSVILLE, TX; Owner: HEH COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KSBJ (89.3 FM; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: KSBJ EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • KSHU (90.5 FM; HUNTSVILLE, TX; Owner: SAM HOUSTON STATE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Point Blank:

  • KETX-LP (Channel 5; LIVINGSTON, TX; Owner: LONE STAR NETWORK)
  • KCTL-LP (Channel 25; LIVINGSTON, TX; Owner: INTERNATIONAL BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KHXL-LP (Channel 7; HUNTSVILLE, TX; Owner: INTERNATIONAL BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KHTX-LP (Channel 30; HUNTSVILLE, TX; Owner: INTERNATIONAL BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KBTX-TV (Channel 3; BRYAN, TX; Owner: KWTX-KBTX LICENSEE CORP.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Point Blank)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • POINT BLANK, 120 Fm 156 (Lat: 30.744944 Lon: -95.213611), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 79.2 m, Call Sign: WQKW395
    Assigned Frequencies: 6404.79 MHz, 6197.24 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/06/2009, Expiration Date: 10/06/2019, Cancellation Date: 08/08/2012, Certifier: Pamelia Y Hoof
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • POINT BLANK, Highway 190 At Lake Livingston (Lat: 30.741889 Lon: -95.255806), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 152.4 m, Call Sign: WQRD493
    Assigned Frequencies: 11385.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/22/2013, Expiration Date: 04/22/2023, Certifier: John E Monday
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 2200 N. Greenville Ave #1w, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (972) 234-7003, Fax: (972) 301-6893, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

7
  • Call Sign: KA5AAZ, Licensee ID: L01058293
    Grant Date: 08/31/2005, Expiration Date: 09/27/2014, Certifier: Harold Q Miller
    Registrant: Harold Q Miller, 60 Blue Water Dr, Point Blank, TX 77364
  • Call Sign: KC5QBX
    Grant Date: 01/12/1996, Expiration Date: 08/03/2005, Cancellation Date: 08/04/2007
    Registrant: Larry E Markham, Point Blank, TX 77364
  • Call Sign: KG4AGO, Licensee ID: L00476906
    Grant Date: 09/28/1998, Expiration Date: 09/28/2008, Cancellation Date: 01/10/2006, Certifier: David L Davidson
    Registrant: David L Davidson, 20 West Oakridge Dr, Point Blank, TX 77364
  • Call Sign: N5DLD, Previous Call Sign: KG4AGO, Licensee ID: L00476906
    Grant Date: 01/10/2006, Expiration Date: 01/10/2016, Certifier: David L Davidson
    Registrant: David L Davidson, 20 West Oakridge Dr, Point Blank, TX 77364
  • Call Sign: N5KEG, Previous Call Sign: KC5YEU, Licensee ID: L00242955
    Grant Date: 02/05/2008, Expiration Date: 02/05/2018, Certifier: Mark S Fyie
    Registrant: Mark S Fyie, 30 Paradise Loop, Point Blank, TX 77364
  • Call Sign: KF5FHM, Licensee ID: L01552015
    Grant Date: 03/05/2010, Expiration Date: 03/05/2020, Certifier: Marda L Meyers
    Registrant: Marda L Meyers, Point Blank, TX 77364-0087
  • Call Sign: KF5FHN, Licensee ID: L01552016
    Grant Date: 03/05/2010, Expiration Date: 03/05/2020, Certifier: Ralph W Meyers Jr
    Registrant: Ralph W Meyers Jr, Point Blank, TX 77364-0087

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT BC12-D (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 6196C , Serial Number: 7558
    Registrant (Individual): Harold R Harvey, Pinecrest Dr Box 436, Point Blank, TX 77364

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 61
  • Hazardous Condition: 28
  • Service Call: 7
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Point Blank

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