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Population in 2012: 389 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +14.7%
 
Males: 189  (48.7%)
Females: 200  (51.3%)
Median resident age:  43.4 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 75110.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $61,810 (it was $49,688 in 2000)
Retreat:

$61,810
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $29,949 (it was $21,308 in 2000)

Retreat town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $109,618 (it was $65,700 in 2000)
Retreat:

$109,618
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $106,934; Detached houses: $109,166; Mobile homes: $34,023

Median gross rent in 2012: $650.

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  • White alone - 283 (75.1%)
  • Hispanic - 66 (17.5%)
  • Black alone - 16 (4.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 10 (2.7%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (0.5%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Retreat: 80.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (31.2%), Irish (9.7%), German (6.5%), English (4.7%), Swedish (4.0%), Lithuanian (1.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 4.96 square miles.

Population density: 78 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Retreat:

  • High school or higher: 85.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Retreat town:

  • Never married: 15.9%
  • Now married: 67.4%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 11.7%
  • Divorced: 4.7%

4 residents are foreign born

This town:  1.2%
Texas:  16.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,625 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,136 (1.2%)

Retreat satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Mesquite, TX (51.2 miles , pop. 124,523).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Dallas, TX (54.9 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Corsicana, TX (1.7 miles ), Oak Valley, TX (1.8 miles ), Mustang, TX (1.9 miles) , Angus, TX (2.3 miles ), Navarro, TX (2.6 miles) , Mildred, TX (2.8 miles ), Richland, TX (3.0 miles ), Emhouse, TX (3.1 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $65,000
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $165,000
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $142,300
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $118,800
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $118,800
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $56,700
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $95,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $115,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 32.05 N, Longitude: 96.47 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 903

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Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.1%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +14 (+4.3%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (25%)
  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Information (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Educational services (28%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (17%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (14%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (13%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (10%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (10%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (6%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4%)

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

Average climate in Retreat, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Retreat-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 102% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/11/1953, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 31.6 miles away from the Retreat town center killed 114 people and injured 597 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/10/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.6 miles away from the town center killed 6 people and injured 77 people.

Earthquake activity:

Retreat-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 80% 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 259.2 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 180.5 miles away from Retreat 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 425.9 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 199.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/28/1998 at 14:13:01, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 219.6 miles away from Retreat 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 244.7 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 Navarro County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Hurricanes: 5, Tornadoes: 5, Storms: 4, Fires: 3, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Retreat:

  • COUNTRY MEADOWS NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; CORSICANA, TX)
  • HAND IN HAND HOSPICE (Hospital, about 3 miles away; CORSICANA, TX)
  • DONAHO HOUSE (Hospital, about 3 miles away; CORSICANA, TX)
  • WESTSIDE DEVELOPMENT CENTER (Hospital, about 3 miles away; CORSICANA, TX)
  • HERITAGE OAKS RETIREMENT VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; CORSICANA, TX)
  • HERITAGE OAKS WEST RETIREMENT VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; CORSICANA, TX)
  • FMC CORSICANA (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; CORSICANA, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Retreat:

  • Navarro College (about 3 miles; Corsicana, TX; Full-time enrollment: 7,711)
  • Hill College (about 36 miles; Hillsboro, TX; FT enrollment: 2,968)
  • Trinity Valley Community College (about 38 miles; Athens, TX; FT enrollment: 5,333)
  • Cedar Valley College (about 44 miles; Lancaster, TX; FT enrollment: 3,603)
  • Texas State Technical College-Waco (about 46 miles; Waco, TX; FT enrollment: 4,210)
  • Baylor University (about 52 miles; Waco, TX; FT enrollment: 14,800)
  • McLennan Community College (about 52 miles; Waco, TX; FT enrollment: 6,673)

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

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

Reservoir: Mobil Pipeline Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Navarro 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 77.4. This is about average.

City:

77.4
U.S.:

74.2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 4.05. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.05
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.294. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.294
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 30.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.1
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 1.0%
(1.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  81.1%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  0.7%
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

Retreat compared to Texas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage 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 significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (85%)
  • Utility gas (12%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Retreat town (based on Navarro County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 64.40%
Here: 64.4%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChurches of ChristBaptist Missionary Association of America
Adherents46.4%15.0%9.8%6.7%5.1%
Congregations26.4%20.9%1.1%8.8%7.7%
NameAmerican Baptist AssociationAssemblies of GodPentecostal Church of GodChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Other
Adherents4.2%2.2%1.7%1.6%7.3%
Congregations9.9%4.4%2.2%2.2%16.5%
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: 7
Navarro County:

1.43 / 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): 10
Navarro County:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 24
Navarro County:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
Here:

3.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.5%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Navarro County:

28.8%
Texas:

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

18.1%
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 0$0 1$245
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$375
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$130
Totals for Government 0$0 4$750

7.59% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 200534,707 ($ average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.59%
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 Dallas County, TX  1.29% ($32,447 average AGI)
from Ellis County, TX  1.14% ($31,130)
from Tarrant County, TX  0.58% ($50,244)


7.58% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 200626,341 ($ average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.58%
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 Ellis County, TX  1.05% ($30,703 average AGI)
to Dallas County, TX  1.04% ($28,747)
to Tarrant County, TX  0.60% ($-17,640)

Strongest AM radio stations in Retreat:

  • KAND (1340 AM; 1 kW; CORSICANA, TX; Owner: CORSICANA MEDIA, INC.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • KBBW (1010 AM; 10 kW; WACO-MARLIN, TX; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING OF TEXAS)
  • KAAM (770 AM; 10 kW; GARLAND, TX; Owner: DONTRON, INC.)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRZI (1580 AM; 10 kW; WACO, TX; Owner: VAN D. GOODALL, JR.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Retreat:

  • KDOS (107.9 FM; ROBINSON, TX; Owner: KICI-FM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KRVF (106.9 FM; KERENS, TX; Owner: FIRST BROADCASTING INVESTMENT PARTNERS, LLC)
  • KLTY (94.9 FM; ARLINGTON, TX; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA OF TEXAS, LLC)
  • KRBV (100.3 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF FORT WORTH)
  • KLLI (105.3 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF DALLAS)
  • KEGL (97.1 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOAI (107.5 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: INFINITY KOAI-FM, INC.)
  • KVIL-FM (103.7 FM; HIGHLAND PARK-DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF TEXAS)
  • KHKS (106.1 FM; DENTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KZPS (92.5 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKDA-FM (104.5 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: SERVICE BROADCASTING I, LTD.)
  • KBFB (97.9 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KSCS (96.3 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KLNO (94.1 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KCBI (90.9 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CRISWELL CENTER FOR BIBLICAL STUDIES)
  • KDGE (102.1 FM; FORT WORTH-DALLAS, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRR (101.1 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CITY OF DALLAS, TEXAS)
  • KLUV-FM (98.7 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF DALLAS)
  • KDMX (102.9 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KERA (90.1 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Retreat:

  • KNAV-LP (Channel 30; CORSICANA, TX; Owner: NAVARRO COLLEGE)
  • KTVT (Channel 11; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: CBS STATIONS GROUP OF TEXAS L.P.)
  • KXAS-TV (Channel 5; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: STATION VENTURE OPERATIONS, LP)
  • KDTN (Channel 2; DENTON, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDAF (Channel 33; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • KDFI (Channel 27; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NEW DMIC, INC.)
  • KMPX (Channel 29; DECATUR, TX; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KTXA (Channel 21; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: VIACOM TELEVISION STATIONS GROUP OF DALLAS/FORT WORTH L.P.)
  • KUVN (Channel 23; GARLAND, TX; Owner: KUVN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KSTR-TV (Channel 49; IRVING, TX; Owner: TELEFUTURA DALLAS LLC)
  • KERA-TV (Channel 13; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPXD (Channel 68; ARLINGTON, TX; Owner: PAXSON DALLAS LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFAA-TV (Channel 8; DALLAS, TX; Owner: WFAA-TV, L.P.)
  • KXTX-TV (Channel 39; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF TEXAS PARTNERSHIP, LP)
  • KDFW (Channel 4; DALLAS, TX; Owner: KDFW LICENSE, INC.)
  • KDTX-TV (Channel 58; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF TEXAS, INC.)
  • KSEX-LP (Channel 57; DALLAS, TX; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)

Retreat fatal accident list:

May 11, 2011 12:07 AM, Fm709, Lat: 32.05159, Lon: -96.47163, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2
Oct 4, 2003 10:11 PM, Fm709, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
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