Powderly, Texas

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Population in July 2007: 4,337.
Males: 2,156  (49.7%)
Females: 2,181  (50.3%)
Median resident age:  38.1 years
Texas median age:  32.3 years

Zip code: 75473

Estimated median household income in 2012: $54,363 (it was $44,063 in 2000)
Powderly:

$54,363
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,921 (it was $18,815 in 2000)

Powderly CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $103,319 (it was $68,200 in 2000)
Powderly:

$103,319
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $127,581; Detached houses: $145,546; Mobile homes: $28,978; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $50,922
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  • White alone - 4,047 (94.0%)
  • Black alone - 117 (2.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 54 (1.3%)
  • Hispanic - 46 (1.1%)
  • Two or more races - 38 (0.9%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.05%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.02%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Powderly: 128.0 (high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 532 feet

Land area: 95.6 square miles.

Population density: 45 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Powderly:

  • High school or higher: 78.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.9%
  • Unemployed: 6.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Powderly CCD:

  • Never married: 11.9%
  • Now married: 72.9%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 5.1%
  • Divorced: 10.1%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Powderly, Texas as of July 04, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Powderly to the number of sex offenders is 434 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


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

Powderly CCD:  1.3% ($866)
Texas:  1.8% ($1,393)
Powderly satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: East Grayson, TX (60.3 miles , pop. 81,381).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Plano, TX (87.9 miles , pop. 222,030).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (101.0 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Grant, OK (3.1 miles ), Reno, TX (3.2 miles ), Paris, TX (3.2 miles ), Sun Valley, TX (3.3 miles) , Sumner, TX (3.5 miles ), Toco, TX (3.6 miles) , Blossom, TX (3.6 miles ), Hugo, OK (3.7 miles ).

Latitude: 33.81 N, Longitude: 95.52 W

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

6.2%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (16%)
  • Truck transportation (10%)
  • Food (9%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Paper (5%)
  • Utilities (4%)
  • Metal and metal products (4%)
  • Health care (22%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Truck transportation (3%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (12%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)

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Average climate in Powderly, Texas

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Tornado activity:

Powderly-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 103% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/2/1982, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 22.4 miles away from the Powderly place center injured 29 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/13/1981, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 2.5 miles away from the place center injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Powderly-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 78.7 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 307.4 miles away from Powderly center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 211.2 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 212.9 miles away from the city 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 136.0 miles away from Powderly center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 321.3 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 Lamar County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Fires: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Powderly:

  • PARIS REHABILITATION AND HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; PARIS, TX)
  • MC CUISTION HOSPICE (Hospital, about 9 miles away; PARIS, TX)
  • DUBUIS HOSPITAL OF PARIS (Hospital, about 9 miles away; PARIS, TX)
  • MCCUISTION REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, about 9 miles away; PARIS, TX)
  • MEDICAL PLAZA NURSING CTR (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; PARIS, TX)
  • PARIS HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; PARIS, TX)
  • BRENTWOOD TERRACE HEALTHCARE AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; PARIS, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Powderly:

  • Paris Junior College (about 11 miles; Paris, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,875)
  • Texas A & M University-Commerce (about 45 miles; Commerce, TX; FT enrollment: 8,890)
  • Southeastern Oklahoma State University (about 51 miles; Durant, OK; FT enrollment: 3,365)
  • Northeast Texas Community College (about 62 miles; Mount Pleasant, TX; FT enrollment: 2,320)
  • Grayson College (about 65 miles; Denison, TX; FT enrollment: 2,496)
  • Collin County Community College District (about 79 miles; McKinney, TX; FT enrollment: 18,044)
  • Texarkana College (about 87 miles; Texarkana, TX; FT enrollment: 2,629)

Public elementary/middle school in Powderly:

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

Church in Powderly: Palestine Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Lamar County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  76.0%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.4%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

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

9.4%
Whole state:

15.4%

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

5.3%
Whole state:

6.7%

Powderly compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age 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.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (62%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (26%)
  • Utility gas (8%)
  • Wood (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Powderly CCD (based on Lamar County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 65.36%
Here: 65.4%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChurches of ChristChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)
Adherents55.6%10.9%8.6%7.5%6.9%
Congregations34.8%15.2%1.1%16.3%6.5%
NameChristian Church (Disciples of Christ) Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentPresbyterian Church (USA)LDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents2.5%1.2%1.2%1.2%4.4%
Congregations2.2%1.1%4.3%1.1%17.4%
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: 6
Lamar County:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 29
Lamar County:

5.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 33
Here:

6.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.6%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Lamar County:

26.5%
Texas:

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

13.3%
State:

15.7%

5.60% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,422 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.60%
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 Red River County, TX  0.53% ($38,382 average AGI)
from Dallas County, TX  0.43% ($35,945)
from Fannin County, TX  0.24% ($21,875)


5.92% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,421 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 Dallas County, TX  0.51% ($51,558 average AGI)
to Red River County, TX  0.51% ($26,849)
to Choctaw County, OK  0.25% ($22,262)

Strongest AM radio stations in Powderly:

  • KPJC (1250 AM; 1 kW; PARIS, TX; Owner: PARIS JUNIOR COLLEGE)
  • 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.)
  • KPLT (1490 AM; 1 kW; PARIS, TX; Owner: EAST TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KIHN (1340 AM; 1 kW; HUGO, OK; Owner: LITTLE DIXIE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KYNG (950 AM; 10 kW; DENISON-SHERMAN, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Powderly:

  • KOYN (93.9 FM; PARIS, TX; Owner: EAST TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KHCP (89.3 FM; PARIS, TX; Owner: HOUSTON CHRISTIAN BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KBUS (101.9 FM; PARIS, TX; Owner: EAST TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KITX (95.5 FM; HUGO, OK; Owner: K95.5, INC.)
  • KPLT-FM (107.7 FM; PARIS, TX; Owner: EAST TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K217CP (91.3 FM; PARIS, TX; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Powderly:

  • K42DA (Channel 42; PARIS, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K08KK (Channel 8; PARIS, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 49 ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • K15AA (Channel 15; HUGO, OK; Owner: OKLAHOMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Powderly, Texas:
  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 3
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 5
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Texas average:
  • Fatal accident count: 177
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 268
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 51
  • Fatalities: 194
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 461
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 26

Powderly fatal accident list:

Nov 20, 2010 04:01 PM, Us-271, Lat: 33.78096, Lon: -95.53437, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Oct 25, 1987 05:25 AM, 271, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2, Drunken drivers: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7
  • 3305 Loop 286 Ne Main Studios (Lat: 33.671750 Lon: -95.514111), Overall height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WPNF718, Licensee ID: L00163391
    Assigned Frequencies: 947.375 MHz, 947.625 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/02/1988, Expiration Date: 08/01/2013, Cancellation Date: 12/02/2005
    Registrant: East Texas Broadcasting, Inc., 2810 Pine Mille Road, Paris, TX 75460
  • Pat Mayes Lake, 3.9 Mi. S.E. (Lat: 33.850472 Lon: -95.536611), Type: Tower, Structure height: 97.5 m, Call Sign: WQDT452
    Assigned Frequencies: 957.950 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/26/2005, Expiration Date: 10/26/2015, Certifier: M.C. Superville
    Registrant: Huffman Communications, 2829 W. 7th Ave, Corsicana, TX 75151-1753, Phone: (903) 872-8306, Fax: (903) 872-6032, Email:
  • AARON PARK, 200 Hwy 271n (Lat: 33.813778 Lon: -95.521222), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Overall height: 31.4 m, Call Sign: WQHQ802
    Assigned Frequencies: 17935.0 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:
  • BCone, Lat: 33.753361 Lon: -95.552139, Type: Ltower, Structure height: 16.7 m, Overall height: 18.2 m, Call Sign: WQNG630
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/01/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: Larry L Rhea Sr.
    Registrant: Ansteorra Inc., 108 Lamar Avenue, Paris, TX 75460, Phone: (903) 785-5533, Email:
  • BCthree, Lat: 33.751056 Lon: -95.552278, Type: Pole, Structure height: 4.5 m, Overall height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: WQNG630
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/01/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: Larry L Rhea Sr.
    Registrant: Ansteorra Inc., 108 Lamar Avenue, Paris, TX 75460, Phone: (903) 785-5533, Email:
  • CAMP MAXEY, 6404 Highway 271 North (Lat: 33.781556 Lon: -95.533417), Type: Mast, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 56.4 m, Call Sign: WQPB726
    Assigned Frequencies: 10895.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/29/2012, Expiration Date: 03/29/2022, Certifier: John E Monday
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:
  • TX07 POWDERL, 6404 Hwy 271 North (Lat: 33.781556 Lon: -95.533417), Type: Tower, Structure height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WQPE291
    Assigned Frequencies: 10755.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/19/2012, Expiration Date: 04/19/2022, 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:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Powderly)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

15 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Powderly)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 54
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Incident types - Powderly

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Businesses in Powderly, TX

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