For population 25 years and over in Point:
For population 15 years and over in Point city:
10 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,229 (1.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Mesquite, TX (44.1 miles , pop. 124,523).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Garland, TX (44.4 miles , pop. 215,768).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (54.0 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: East Tawakoni, TX (2.2 miles ), Lone Oak, TX (2.5 miles ), Emory, TX (2.7 miles ), West Tawakoni, TX (3.0 miles ), Hawk Cove, TX (3.6 miles ), Cumby, TX (3.8 miles ), Quinlan, TX (3.9 miles ), Campbell, TX (4.0 miles ).
Latitude: 32.93 N, Longitude: 95.87 W
Area code: 903
Population change in the 1990s: +146 (+22.6%).
Work and jobs in Point: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Point, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Point-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 236% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 12/3/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.3 miles away from the Point city center .
On 6/6/1958, a category F3 tornado 15.9 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Point-area historical earthquake activity is near Texas state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/31/1997 at 03:26:41, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 18.2 miles away from the city center
On 10/20/2002 at 02:18:13, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 93.6 miles away from Point center
On 10/31/2008 at 05:01:54, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 67.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/22/2005 at 05:17:04, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 94.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Rains County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Floods: 2, Fires: 2, Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Tornado: 1, Flood: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: James Latane Noel, Jr. - Federal judge.
Airports located in Point:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Point:
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 4.26. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.9 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 28.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.9 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 16.3%
(16.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Point compared to Texas state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Point (based on Rains County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 28.99%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Point government finances in 2002(per resident):
10.90% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,637 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
9.80% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,840 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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TV broadcast stations around Point:
Point fatal accident list:
Sep 10, 1997 11:04 AM, 69, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 1, 1990 06:45 AM, 69, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 8, 1989 08:05 AM, 69, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jun 27, 1981 10:45 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Point)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:4
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Point)
FAA Registered Aircraft:12 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Point)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2014.