Pollok, Texas

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Population in July 2007: 9,456.
Males: 4,747  (50.2%)
Females: 4,709  (49.8%)
Median resident age:  34.6 years
Texas median age:  32.3 years

Zip code: 75904

Estimated median household income in 2012: $43,644 (it was $37,363 in 2000)
Pollok:

$43,644
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,064 (it was $15,347 in 2000)

Pollok CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $73,586 (it was $49,000 in 2000)
Pollok:

$73,586
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $94,585; Detached houses: $119,506; Townhouses or other attached units: $70,686; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $88,928; Mobile homes: $46,030; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $42,672
Pollok races chart
  • White alone - 8,114 (88.3%)
  • Hispanic - 683 (7.4%)
  • Black alone - 284 (3.1%)
  • Two or more races - 63 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 20 (0.2%)
  • Asian alone - 14 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 6 (0.07%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 5 (0.05%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Pollok: 117.6 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 305 feet

Land area: 160.1 square miles.

Population density: 59 people per square mile   (very low).

Pollok, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Pollok:

  • High school or higher: 71.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pollok CCD:

  • Never married: 20.4%
  • Now married: 65.7%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 4.1%
  • Divorced: 9.8%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Pollok, Texas as of May 06, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Pollok to the number of sex offenders is 1,182 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Pollok CCD:  1.4% ($682)
Texas:  1.8% ($1,393)
Pollok satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tyler, TX (70.3 miles , pop. 83,650).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Southeast Montgomery, TX (86.8 miles , pop. 208,076).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (117.1 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Hudson, TX (2.3 miles ), Lufkin, TX (2.8 miles ), Wells, TX (2.9 miles ), Burke, TX (3.5 miles ), Diboll, TX (3.8 miles ), Kennard-Ratcliff, TX (4.3 miles ), Huntington, TX (4.3 miles ), Nacogdoches, TX (4.4 miles ).

Latitude: 31.39 N, Longitude: 94.85 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 936

Pollok household income distribution Pollok home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.3%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (15%)
  • Paper (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Truck transportation (6%)
  • Metal and metal products (6%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Educational services (26%)
  • Health care (17%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (7%)
  • Social assistance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (13%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)

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

Average climate in Pollok, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Pollok-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 54% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/19/1990, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.2 miles away from the Pollok place center injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/20/1974, a category F3 tornado 3.5 miles away from the place center .

Earthquake activity:

Pollok-area historical earthquake activity is below Texas state average. It is 82% 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 364.1 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 372.3 miles away from Pollok 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 243.9 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 302.6 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 305.1 miles away from Pollok center
On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 265.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Angelina County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Fires: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Pollok:

  • ANGELINA HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; LUFKIN, TX)
  • LUFKIN NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; LUFKIN, TX)
  • COOPER COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 7 miles away; LUFKIN, TX)
  • ANGELINA NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; LUFKIN, TX)
  • THE GRACE CARE CENTER LUFKIN (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; LUFKIN, TX)
  • CASTLE PINES HEALTH AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; LUFKIN, TX)
  • WOODLAND HEIGHTS MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; LUFKIN, TX)

Amtrak station near Pollok:

  • 20 miles: NACOGDOCHES (UNIVERSITY DR. & STARR RD.) - Bus Station . Services: snack bar, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pollok:

  • Angelina College (about 11 miles; Lufkin, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,478)
  • Stephen F Austin State University (about 21 miles; Nacogdoches, TX; FT enrollment: 11,542)
  • Sam Houston State University (about 63 miles; Huntsville, TX; FT enrollment: 16,233)
  • The University of Texas at Tyler (about 68 miles; Tyler, TX; FT enrollment: 5,774)
  • Kilgore College (about 69 miles; Kilgore, TX; FT enrollment: 3,127)
  • Tyler Junior College (about 71 miles; Tyler, TX; FT enrollment: 8,104)
  • LeTourneau University (about 75 miles; Longview, TX; FT enrollment: 2,357)

Public high school in Pollok:

Public elementary/middle schools in Pollok:

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Notable locations in Pollok: Pine Island Club (A), Eason Lake Club (B), Pine Island Club (C), Pine Ridge Club (D), Angelina Club (E), Eason Lake CLub (F), Pine Ridge Club (G), Angelina CLub (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Pollok include: Bodan Church (A), Bethlehem Church (B), Bodan Church (C), Little Dunn Church (D), New Hope Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: McCarty Cemetery (1), Dubose Cemetery (2), Gann Cemetery (3), Rowan Cemetery (4), Simpson Cemetery (5), Largent Cemetery (6), Sandlot Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Dry Lake (A), Walker Lake (B), Blackburn Lake (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Cochino Bayon (A), Cedar Creek (B), Procella Creek (C), Levi Dunn Branch (D), Largent Creek (E), Kurkindoll Creek (F), Dan Branch (G), Conner Spring Branch (H), Big Spring Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Angelina County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Pollok and their reported violations in the past:

CENTRAL WCID OF ANGELINA COUNTY (Population served: 6,645, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Asbestos
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Asbestos. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-31-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-31-2014), St Formal NOV issued (APR-11-2014), St Public Notif received (JUL-03-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Asbestos. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-31-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-31-2014), St Formal NOV issued (APR-11-2014), St Public Notif received (JUL-03-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-31-2010), St Public Notif requested (AUG-18-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-18-2010), St Public Notif received (JUL-20-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-06-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2014)
Average household size:
This place:  2.8 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  78.6%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.0%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

9.0%
Whole state:

15.4%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

3.6%
Whole state:

6.7%
410 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
418 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded in 2000
42 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Pollok compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (58%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (20%)
  • Utility gas (17%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Pollok CCD (based on Angelina County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 68.12%
Here: 68.1%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of God
Adherents39.8%15.2%14.4%8.0%6.3%
Congregations28.7%1.6%17.8%9.3%8.5%
NameChurches of ChristAmerican Baptist AssociationChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Salvation ArmyOther
Adherents5.0%2.7%2.4%1.3%4.9%
Congregations13.2%7.8%0.8%0.8%11.6%
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: 10
Angelina County:

1.21 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Angelina County:

0.61 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 39
Angelina County:

4.72 / 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:

9.1%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Angelina County:

29.2%
Texas:

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

14.6%
State:

15.7%

5.58% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,766 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.58%
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 Nacogdoches County, TX  0.64% ($37,286 average AGI)
from Harris County, TX  0.43% ($48,065)
from Polk County, TX  0.31% ($24,886)


5.53% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,920 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.53%
Texas average:

6.69%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($221 average AGI)
Angelina County:

0.06%
Texas average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Harris County, TX  0.58% ($32,145 average AGI)
to Nacogdoches County, TX  0.52% ($30,230)
to Polk County, TX  0.23% ($23,892)

Strongest AM radio stations in Pollok:

  • KSML (1260 AM; 5 kW; DIBOLL, TX; Owner: KASA FAMILY LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRBA (1340 AM; 1 kW; LUFKIN, TX; Owner: KASA FAMILY LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSFA (860 AM; 1 kW; NACOGDOCHES, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KEEE (1230 AM; 1 kW; NACOGDOCHES, TX; Owner: TRICOM BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KSEV (700 AM; 15 kW; TOMBALL, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • 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.)
  • KOFY (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GILMER, TX; Owner: JERRY RUSSELL D/B/A THE RUSSELL COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pollok:

  • KJCS (103.3 FM; NACOGDOCHES, TX; Owner: RADIO LICENSING, INC.)
  • KAFX-FM (95.5 FM; DIBOLL, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KUEZ (100.1 FM; LUFKIN, TX; Owner: KASA FAMILY LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLDN (88.9 FM; LUFKIN, TX; Owner: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS LA. STATE UNIV.)
  • KLSN (96.3 FM; HUDSON, TX; Owner: LONE STAR NETWOK)
  • KYKS (105.1 FM; LUFKIN, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSWP (90.9 FM; LUFKIN, TX; Owner: LUFKIN EDUCATIONAL B/CNG FOUNDATION)
  • KAVX (91.9 FM; LUFKIN, TX; Owner: LUFKIN ED BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • KYBI (101.9 FM; HUNTINGTON, TX; Owner: VERNA R. PHILLIPS)
  • K201CV (88.1 FM; LUFKIN, TX; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.,)
  • KVLL-FM (94.7 FM; WELLS, TX; Owner: RADIO WOODVILLE, INC.)
  • KSAU (90.1 FM; NACOGDOCHES, TX; Owner: STEPHEN F. AUSTIN STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KTHT (97.1 FM; CLEVELAND, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KTBQ (107.7 FM; NACOGDOCHES, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOOI (106.5 FM; JACKSONVILLE, TX; Owner: WALLER BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Pollok:

  • KTRE (Channel 9; LUFKIN, TX; Owner: CIVCO, INC.)
  • KFXL-LP (Channel 58; LUFKIN, TX; Owner: WARWICK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KLUF-LP (Channel 5; LUFKIN, TX; Owner: INTERNATIONAL BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KIBN-LP (Channel 11; LUFKIN, TX; Owner: INTERNATIONAL BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KLNM-LP (Channel 42; LUFKIN, TX; Owner: MILLENIUM COMMUNICATIONS)
  • KHTM-LP (Channel 13; LUFKIN, TX; Owner: INTERNATIONAL BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KLSB-TV (Channel 19; NACOGDOCHES, TX; Owner: KLSB ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • KNCD-LP (Channel 2; NACOGDOCHES, TX; Owner: INTERNATIONAL BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KETK-TV (Channel 56; JACKSONVILLE, TX; Owner: KETK LICENSEE L.P.)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Pollok)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 31.419444 Lon: -94.801111, Call Sign: WQNG243
    Assigned Frequencies: 494.000 MHz, 614.000 MHz, 470.000 MHz, 488.000 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/26/2011, Expiration Date: 08/01/2014, Certifier: Rebecca S Bryan
    Registrant: Covington & Burling LLP, 1201 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20004, Phone: (202) 662-5345, Fax: (202) 778-5345, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • US 69 FM 843, 430 O'Quinn Road (Lat: 31.433889 Lon: -94.817722), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 161.5 m, Overall height: 194.8 m, Call Sign: WQQN949
    Assigned Frequencies: 10735.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/05/2013, Expiration Date: 02/05/2023, 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:
  • OFF OF FM2021, Off Of Fm 2021 In The Flower Mt Area (Lufkin 4 #90310) (Lat: 31.408306 Lon: -94.764667), Type: Tower, Structure height: 183.8 m, Overall height: 191.4 m, Call Sign: WLP242
    Assigned Frequencies: 949.000 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/11/1989, Expiration Date: 08/01/2013, Cancellation Date: 08/18/2010
    Registrant: Gap Broadcasting, LLC, 12900 Preston Road, Suite 525, Dallas, TX 75230, Phone: (214) 295-3533, Fax: (972) 386-4445, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Pollok)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: BARNES BRYAN T BMAX1100 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: 2 Cycle
    N-Number: 7529Y , Serial Number: 001
    Registrant (Individual): Bryan T Barnes, 7975 N Us Highway 69, Pollok, TX 75969
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 04/20/2004, Exported to: New Zealand

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4

Pollok on our top lists:

  • #26 on the list of "Top 100 cities with lowest ratio of median house value to median household income (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #88 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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