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Population in 2012: 384 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +17.4%
 

Males: 172  (44.9%)
Females: 212  (55.1%)

Median resident age:  42.2 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 75784.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $35,876 (it was $29,167 in 2000)
Reklaw:

$35,876
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $15,498

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $70,353 (it was $49,400 in 2000)
Reklaw:

$70,353
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $115,996; Detached houses: $126,356; Mobile homes: $29,349

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  • White alone - 285 (75.2%)
  • Hispanic - 64 (16.9%)
  • Black alone - 22 (5.8%)
  • Asian alone - 5 (1.3%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.3%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Reklaw: 82.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (23.0%), German (17.8%), French (13.4%), English (11.6%), United States (5.2%), Dutch (1.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 318 feet

Land area: 2.94 square miles.

Population density: 131 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in Reklaw:

  • High school or higher: 76.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.2%
  • Unemployed: 10.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Reklaw city:

  • Never married: 10.1%
  • Now married: 64.6%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 15.2%
  • Divorced: 7.7%

25 residents are foreign born (2.7% Europe).

This city:  6.6%
Texas:  16.4%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Reklaw, Texas as of July 23, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Reklaw to the number of sex offenders is 192 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $471 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $552 (0.8%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tyler, TX (37.5 miles , pop. 83,650).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (82.5 miles , pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (123.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Laneville, TX (2.8 miles) , Cushing, TX (3.0 miles ), Gallatin, TX (3.2 miles ), Rusk, TX (3.3 miles ), New Summerfield, TX (3.3 miles ), Cushing-Douglass, TX (3.4 miles) , Alto, TX (3.9 miles ), Jacksonville, TX (4.3 miles ).

Latitude: 31.86 N, Longitude: 94.98 W

Area code: 936

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.7%
Texas:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +70 (+27.2%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (21%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (16%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Wholesale trade (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (7%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Educational services (36%)
  • Public administration (25%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (13%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (12%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (9%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Engineers (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (17%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (13%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (9%)
  • Registered nurses (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (8%)
  • Cashiers (6%)

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Tornado activity:

Reklaw-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 180% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/6/2003, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.6 miles away from the Reklaw city center caused $9 million in damages.

On 11/22/1961, a category F3 tornado 9.9 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 10 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Rusk County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Hurricanes: 4, Fires: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Reklaw:

  • RUSK REHABILITATION AND HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; RUSK, TX)
  • BIRMINGHAM HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; RUSK, TX)
  • BIRMINGHAM HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; RUSK, TX)

Political contributions by individuals in Reklaw, TX

Airports located in Reklaw:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Reklaw:

  • Stephen F Austin State University (about 26 miles; Nacogdoches, TX; Full-time enrollment: 10,307)
  • The University of Texas at Tyler (about 35 miles; Tyler, TX; FT enrollment: 4,172)
  • Kilgore College (about 37 miles; Kilgore, TX; FT enrollment: 2,977)
  • Tyler Junior College (about 37 miles; Tyler, TX; FT enrollment: 6,186)
  • Angelina College (about 43 miles; Lufkin, TX; FT enrollment: 2,054)
  • LeTourneau University (about 45 miles; Longview, TX; FT enrollment: 3,187)
  • Trinity Valley Community College (about 57 miles; Athens, TX; FT enrollment: 2,707)

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

 
Rusk 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: 27.9%
(24.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 57.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 42.9% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  70.1%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.8%
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: 0.7% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Reklaw, TX

Reklaw compared to Texas state average:

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


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Reklaw travel time to work - commute


Reklaw mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (59%)
  • Electricity (36%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Reklaw city (based on Rusk County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 55.68%
Here55.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionAmerican Baptist AssociationUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChurches of Christ
Adherents58.6%14.1%10.5%3.9%3.0%
Congregations23.4%19.8%18.9%1.8%6.3%
NameBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaChristian Church (Disciples of Christ) Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentChurch of the NazareneOther
Adherents2.2%1.7%1.3%1.2%3.5%
Congregations4.5%4.5%0.9%1.8%18.0%
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: 8
Rusk County:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

0.41 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 28
Rusk County:

5.78 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 19
This county:

3.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Rusk County:

11.0%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Rusk County:

28.9%
State:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.1%
State:

15.7%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$4,761$28,5660$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$100
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$175
Water Supply 4$9,850$29,5500$0
Totals for Government 6$14,611$29,2228$275

Reklaw government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Gas Utilities: $572,000 ($1489.58)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($10.42)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $13,000 ($33.85)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Financial Administration: $39,000 ($101.56)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $130,000 ($338.54)

Reklaw government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $20,000 ($52.08)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $657,000 ($1710.94)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $1,000 ($2.60)
    Public Utilities: $1,000 ($2.60)

Reklaw government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $213,000 ($554.69)

Reklaw government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $330,000 ($859.38)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0 ($0.00)

7.76% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,171 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.76%
Texas average:

8.37%

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:
from Gregg County, TX  2.14% ($38,950 average AGI)
from Smith County, TX  0.78% ($27,812)
from Harrison County, TX  0.29% ($36,705)


7.55% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,898 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.55%
Texas average:

7.44%

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:
to Gregg County, TX  2.27% ($36,739 average AGI)
to Smith County, TX  0.93% ($32,655)
to Harrison County, TX  0.29% ($35,651)

Strongest AM radio stations in Reklaw:

  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTBB (600 AM; 5 kW; TYLER, TX; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOFY (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GILMER, TX; Owner: JERRY RUSSELL D/B/A THE RUSSELL COMPANY)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWRD (1470 AM; 5 kW; HENDERSON, TX; Owner: JERRY RUSSELL D/B/A THE RUSSELL COMPANY)
  • KTLU (1580 AM; 1 kW; RUSK, TX; Owner: EMMETT H. WHITEHEAD)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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.)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KSML (1260 AM; 5 kW; DIBOLL, TX; Owner: KASA FAMILY LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KEBE (1400 AM; 1 kW; JACKSONVILLE, TX; Owner: WALLER BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Reklaw:

  • KOOI (106.5 FM; JACKSONVILLE, TX; Owner: WALLER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLJT (102.3 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)
  • KPXI (100.7 FM; OVERTON, TX; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA OF TEXAS, LLC)
  • KWRW (97.7 FM; RUSK, TX; Owner: E. H. WHITEHEAD)
  • KNUE (101.5 FM; TYLER, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KAFX-FM (95.5 FM; DIBOLL, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KXAL-FM (100.3 FM; TATUM, TX; Owner: HUNT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTBQ (107.7 FM; NACOGDOCHES, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KJCS (103.3 FM; NACOGDOCHES, TX; Owner: RADIO LICENSING, INC.)
  • KYKS (105.1 FM; LUFKIN, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSAU (90.1 FM; NACOGDOCHES, TX; Owner: STEPHEN F. AUSTIN STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KUEZ (100.1 FM; LUFKIN, TX; Owner: KASA FAMILY LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLSN (96.3 FM; HUDSON, TX; Owner: LONE STAR NETWOK)
  • KLDN (88.9 FM; LUFKIN, TX; Owner: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS LA. STATE UNIV.)
  • KSWP (90.9 FM; LUFKIN, TX; Owner: LUFKIN EDUCATIONAL B/CNG FOUNDATION)
  • KAVX (91.9 FM; LUFKIN, TX; Owner: LUFKIN ED BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • KOYE (96.7 FM; FRANKSTON, TX; Owner: WALLER MEDIA, LLC)
  • KTPB (88.7 FM; KILGORE, TX; Owner: KILGORE JUNIOR COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Reklaw:

  • KLSB-TV (Channel 19; NACOGDOCHES, TX; Owner: KLSB ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • KETK-TV (Channel 56; JACKSONVILLE, TX; Owner: KETK LICENSEE L.P.)
  • KFXK (Channel 51; LONGVIEW, TX; Owner: WARWICK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KNCD-LP (Channel 2; NACOGDOCHES, TX; Owner: INTERNATIONAL BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K26GA (Channel 26; TYLER/JACKSONVILLE, TX; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KLPN-LP (Channel 58; LONGVIEW, TX; Owner: WARWICK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Reklaw fatal accident list:

Dec 6, 1987 00:30 AM, 204, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Aug 5, 1985 04:30 AM, 204, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2, Drunken drivers: 1
Nov 3, 1980 04:10 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2
Aug 4, 1979 00:05 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Aug 27, 1976 11:20 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Reklaw)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • REKLAW1, 758 White Oak Road (Lat: 31.864583 Lon: -94.976056), Type: Tower, Structure height: 97.6 m, Call Sign: WQNP363
    Assigned Frequencies: 6034.15 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/07/2011, Expiration Date: 04/07/2021, 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:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KB5GXK
    Grant Date: 07/19/1988, Expiration Date: 07/19/1998, Cancellation Date: 07/20/2000
    Registrant: Timothy L Renfroe, Rt 1 Box 10b3, Reklaw, TX 75784
  • Call Sign: W5LI, Previous Call Sign: KD5PD, Licensee ID: L00862316
    Grant Date: 08/22/2008, Expiration Date: 11/18/2018, Certifier: Sam B Bales Jr
    Registrant: Sam B Bales Jr, 9142 Fm 235 E, Reklaw, TX 75784

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: DAVE MASON DM-1 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 85 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-290 SERIES (140 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 154DM , Serial Number: DM-001, Year manufactured: 1963, Airworthiness Date: 03/09/1971
    Registrant (Individual): David W Mason, 17643 Hwy 204 E, Reklaw, TX 75784
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 170B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C145 SERIES (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2698D , Serial Number: 20850, Year manufactured: 1952
    Registrant (Individual): David W Mason, 17643 Hwy 204 E, Reklaw, TX 75784
  • Aircraft: STINSON SR-8C (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 123 mph), Engine: LYCOMING R680E SERIES (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 52875 , Serial Number: 9809, Year manufactured: 1936, Airworthiness Date: 05/15/1969
    Registrant (Individual): David W Mason, 17643 Hwy 204 E, Reklaw, TX 75784
  • Aircraft: STINSON 108-3 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: FRANKLIN 6A4165 SERIES (165 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6717M , Serial Number: 108-4717, Year manufactured: 1948, Airworthiness Date: 04/18/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Marcia Kay Mason, 17643 State Highway 204 E, Reklaw, TX 75784
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 185C (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 125 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR I0-470 SERIES (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 689DM , Serial Number: 185-0689, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 01/10/1964
    Registrant (Individual): David W Mason, 17643 Hwy 204 E, Reklaw, TX 75784


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1


Most common first names in Reklaw, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1370.6 years
William1072.8 years
John868.5 years
Mary680.5 years
Robert676.0 years
Henry575.8 years
Jessie572.0 years
Charles476.5 years
George479.5 years
Jesse382.7 years
Most common last names in Reklaw, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Crawford778.4 years
Sturns781.7 years
Johnson688.2 years
Richey682.2 years
Wallace677.0 years
Thompson677.6 years
Martin573.4 years
Holmes486.3 years
Mccrary470.3 years
Lewis456.4 years
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