Poynor, Texas

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Population in 2013: 305 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -2.9%
 
Males: 143  (47.0%)
Females: 162  (53.0%)
Median resident age:  37.0 years
Texas median age:  34.0 years

Zip codes: 75782.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $40,882 (it was $39,375 in 2000)
Poynor:

$40,882
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $20,351 (it was $14,829 in 2000)

Poynor town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $58,031 (it was $55,900 in 2000)
Poynor:

$58,031
TX:

$132,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $93,364; Detached houses: $128,208; Mobile homes: $37,730

Median gross rent in 2013: $532.

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  • Races in Poynor, TX (2010)

    Poynor races chart
    • 28794.1%White alone
    • 72.3%Hispanic
    • 51.6%Black alone
    • 31.0%Asian alone
    • 20.7%Two or more races
    • 10.3%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Poynor: 82.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (57.7%), Irish (11.0%), German (10.6%), English (4.0%), Norwegian (2.6%), Scotch-Irish (1.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 2.37 square miles.

Population density: 129 people per square mile   (very low).

Poynor,TX real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Poynor:

  • High school or higher: 96.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 39.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Poynor town:

  • Never married: 24.7%
  • Now married: 51.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 16.3%
  • Divorced: 7.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $302 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $436 (0.6%)

Poynor satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tyler, TX (24.8 miles , pop. 83,650).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Garland, TX (83.4 miles , pop. 215,768).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (85.6 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: La Rue-Poynor, TX (2.1 miles ), Frankston, TX (2.4 miles ), Coffee City, TX (2.7 miles) , Berryville, TX (2.7 miles ), Moore Station, TX (2.8 miles) , Shadybrook, TX (3.2 miles ), Emerald Bay, TX (3.3 miles ), Cuney, TX (3.3 miles) .

Latitude: 32.08 N, Longitude: 95.60 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 903

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

5.7%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +81 (+34.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (22%)
  • Retail trade (22%)
  • Public administration (17%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Finance and insurance (24%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (3%)
  • Wholesale trade (3%)
  • Educational services (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (29%)
  • Sales and related occupations (22%)
  • Production occupations (22%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (17%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (2%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (37%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (24%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (3%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3%)
  • Sales and related occupations (3%)

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

Average climate in Poynor, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Poynor-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 85% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/12/1955, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.9 miles away from the Poynor town center injured 7 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/9/1981, a category F3 tornado 6.3 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Poynor-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 81% 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 308.4 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 185.1 miles away from Poynor center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 289.5 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 291.8 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 219.3 miles away from Poynor 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 476.2 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 Henderson County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Hurricanes: 4, Fires: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Poynor topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Poynor:

  • FRANKSTON HEALTHCARE CENTER, LP (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; FRANKSTON, TX)
  • EAST TEXAS MEDICAL CENTER ATHENS Acute Care Hospitals (about 16 miles away; ATHENS, TX)

Airports located in Poynor:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Poynor:

  • Trinity Valley Community College (about 18 miles; Athens, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,333)
  • Tyler Junior College (about 26 miles; Tyler, TX; FT enrollment: 8,104)
  • The University of Texas at Tyler (about 27 miles; Tyler, TX; FT enrollment: 5,774)
  • Kilgore College (about 48 miles; Kilgore, TX; FT enrollment: 3,127)
  • Navarro College (about 53 miles; Corsicana, TX; FT enrollment: 7,711)
  • LeTourneau University (about 58 miles; Longview, TX; FT enrollment: 2,357)
  • Stephen F Austin State University (about 69 miles; Nacogdoches, TX; FT enrollment: 11,542)

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

Cemetery: Poynor Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Henderson 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 2012 was 79.4. This is about average.

City:

79.4
U.S.:

74.2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 3.11. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.11
U.S.:

6.58

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 34.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.8
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 17.2%
Average household size:
This town:  2.7 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  72.8%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  3.5%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.8% of all households

Poynor compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value significantly 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 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.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.7
Texas average:

14.4

Poynor travel time to work - commute Poynor mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (49%)
  • Utility gas (40%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Poynor town (based on Henderson County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant26,143122
Catholic8,5604
Mainline Protestant3,93623
Black Protestant8486
Other5633
None38,482-
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: 13
Henderson County:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Henderson County:

0.89 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 27
Henderson County:

3.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 43
Here:

5.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.4%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Henderson County:

28.7%
Texas:

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

11.2%
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
Financial Administration 1$2,400$28,8000$0
Totals for Government 1$2,400$28,8000$0

8.16% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,655 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.16%
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 Smith County, TX  1.09% ($32,746 average AGI)
from Kaufman County, TX  1.09% ($30,694)
from Dallas County, TX  1.01% ($41,413)


7.90% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,343 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.90%
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 Smith County, TX  1.26% ($33,124 average AGI)
to Dallas County, TX  0.86% ($72,005)
to Kaufman County, TX  0.86% ($30,416)

Strongest AM radio stations in Poynor:

  • KTBB (600 AM; 5 kW; TYLER, TX; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOFY (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GILMER, TX; Owner: JERRY RUSSELL D/B/A THE RUSSELL COMPANY)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KLVQ (1410 AM; 1 kW; ATHENS, TX; Owner: LOVE RADIO COMPANY, INC.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)

Strongest FM radio stations in Poynor:

  • KOOI (106.5 FM; JACKSONVILLE, TX; Owner: WALLER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBJS (90.3 FM; JACKSONVILLE, TX; Owner: EAST TEXAS MEDIA ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • KTYL-FM (93.1 FM; TYLER, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KYYK (98.3 FM; PALESTINE, TX; Owner: HIGHTOWER RADIO, INC.)
  • KYFP (89.1 FM; PALESTINE, TX; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KOYE (96.7 FM; FRANKSTON, TX; Owner: WALLER MEDIA, LLC)
  • KPXI (100.7 FM; OVERTON, TX; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA OF TEXAS, LLC)
  • KLTY (94.9 FM; ARLINGTON, TX; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA OF TEXAS, LLC)
  • KNUE (101.5 FM; TYLER, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KVNE (89.5 FM; TYLER, TX; Owner: EDUC. RADIO FOUND. OF E. TEXAS, INC.)
  • KGLY (91.3 FM; TYLER, TX; Owner: EDUC. RADIO FOUND. OF E. TEXAS, INC.)
  • KDOK (92.1 FM; TYLER, TX; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KISX (107.3 FM; WHITEHOUSE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLJT (102.3 FM; JACKSONVILLE, TX; Owner: WALLER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKUS (104.1 FM; TYLER, TX; Owner: WALLER MEDIA, LLC)
  • K202CE (88.3 FM; PALESTINE, TX; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • K259AQ (99.7 FM; TYLER, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K201DJ (88.1 FM; ATHENS, TX; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KCKL (95.9 FM; MALAKOFF, TX; Owner: CEDAR CREEK RADIO COMPANY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Poynor:

  • KETK-TV (Channel 56; JACKSONVILLE, TX; Owner: KETK LICENSEE L.P.)
  • KLSB-TV (Channel 19; NACOGDOCHES, TX; Owner: KLSB ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • K26GA (Channel 26; TYLER/JACKSONVILLE, TX; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KLTV (Channel 7; TYLER, TX; Owner: CIVCO, INC.)
  • KFXK (Channel 51; LONGVIEW, TX; Owner: WARWICK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K17BP (Channel 17; PALESTINE, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KTPN-LP (Channel 48; TYLER, TX; Owner: WARWICK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K20DL (Channel 20; TYLER, TX; Owner: PROGRESSIVE CABLE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • K24DS (Channel 24; PALESTINE, TX; Owner: ETERNAL TRUTH NETWORK, INC.)

Poynor fatal accident list:

Nov 29, 2005 01:00 PM, Us-175, Fm315, Vehicles: 5, Persons: 4, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Mar 22, 2001 07:14 AM, Us-175, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jan 9, 1993 01:55 PM, 175, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 2
Nov 17, 1985 01:28 AM, 175, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 7, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Sep 23, 1983 11:30 PM, 175, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • POYNOR1, 11177 County Road 4345 (Lat: 32.090778 Lon: -95.623278), Type: Tower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: WQNP883
    Assigned Frequencies: 10915.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/13/2011, Expiration Date: 04/13/2021, Certifier: Scott Hedspeth
    Registrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Road Suite 200 E, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1801, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: SAMMONS BEN HAROLD SUPER KOALA (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 807S , Serial Number: SK007
    Registrant (Individual): Ben H Sammons, Post Office Box Number 234, Poynor, TX 75782
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172R (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9560S , Serial Number: 17280495, Year manufactured: 1998, Airworthiness Date: 06/10/1998
    Registrant (Corporation): Triple B Production Drilling Inc, Po Box 222, Poynor, TX 75782

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$88,9401$118,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$33,0301$89,890
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$51,300
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9514.00

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 13
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Poynor

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Poynor, TX
Most common first names in Poynor, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Joe475.0 years
William475.7 years
John368.7 years
Charles289.0 years
Clyde275.5 years
James284.0 years
Belle287.5 years
Joseph276.5 years
Lena278.5 years
Mary274.5 years
Most common last names in Poynor, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Dickerson676.2 years
Douglas576.8 years
Thrasher484.5 years
Bell375.7 years
Gray357.3 years
Lee372.3 years
Taylor384.3 years
Autrey272.0 years
Kelley269.5 years
Gideon285.0 years
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