Sabine, Texas

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Population in July 2007: 7,923.
Males: 3,890  (49.1%)
Females: 4,033  (50.9%)
Median resident age:  36.9 years
Texas median age:  32.3 years

Zip code: 75662

Estimated median household income in 2012: $46,030 (it was $38,226 in 2000)
Sabine:

$46,030
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,832 (it was $17,984 in 2000)

Sabine CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $95,303 (it was $63,100 in 2000)
Sabine:

$95,303
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $103,678; Detached houses: $130,916; Townhouses or other attached units: $168,933; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $196,642; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $232,395; Mobile homes: $46,104
Sabine races chart
  • White alone - 6,117 (81.1%)
  • Black alone - 937 (12.4%)
  • Hispanic - 363 (4.8%)
  • Two or more races - 84 (1.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 24 (0.3%)
  • Asian alone - 14 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.01%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.01%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Sabine: 128.3 (high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 5 feet

Land area: 58.8 square miles.

Population density: 135 people per square mile   (very low).

Sabine, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Sabine:

  • High school or higher: 76.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.5%
  • Unemployed: 6.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sabine CCD:

  • Never married: 18.5%
  • Now married: 63.3%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 10.3%

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

Sabine CCD:  1.4% ($888)
Texas:  1.8% ($1,393)
Sabine satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Longview, TX (11.0 miles , pop. 73,344).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (66.6 miles , pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (112.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Liberty City, TX (1.7 miles ), Kilgore, TX (1.9 miles ), Clarksville City, TX (2.7 miles ), White Oak, TX (2.9 miles ), Gladewater, TX (2.9 miles ), Warren City, TX (3.0 miles ), Overton, TX (3.3 miles ), Longview, TX (3.3 miles ).

Latitude: 32.42 N, Longitude: 94.91 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 903

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

4.7%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (13%)
  • Truck transportation (9%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Metal and metal products (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Machinery (4%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Health care (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Computer and electronic products (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (12%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)

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

Average climate in Sabine, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Sabine-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 128% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/26/1957, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.0 miles away from the Sabine place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 4/26/1957, a category F3 tornado 5.0 miles away from the place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Sabine-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 80% 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 178.0 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 343.2 miles away from Sabine center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 245.5 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 247.8 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 344.2 miles away from Sabine 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 224.5 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 Gregg County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 6

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Sabine:

  • SCEYNE COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 4 miles away; KILGORE, TX)
  • ALLEGIANCE SPECIALTY HOSPITAL OF KILGORE Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; KILGORE, TX)
  • KILGORE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; KILGORE, TX)
  • KILGORE NURSING CENTER INC (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; KILGORE, TX)
  • EVERGREEN DANVILLE ROAD COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 5 miles away; KILGORE, TX)
  • SPRUCE COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 5 miles away; KILGORE, TX)
  • ROYAL DRIVE COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 5 miles away; KILGORE, TX)

Amtrak station near Sabine:

  • 12 miles: LONGVIEW (905 PACIFIC AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sabine:

  • Kilgore College (about 4 miles; Kilgore, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,127)
  • LeTourneau University (about 12 miles; Longview, TX; FT enrollment: 2,357)
  • The University of Texas at Tyler (about 22 miles; Tyler, TX; FT enrollment: 5,774)
  • Tyler Junior College (about 23 miles; Tyler, TX; FT enrollment: 8,104)
  • Northeast Texas Community College (about 48 miles; Mount Pleasant, TX; FT enrollment: 2,320)
  • Trinity Valley Community College (about 58 miles; Athens, TX; FT enrollment: 5,333)
  • Stephen F Austin State University (about 61 miles; Nacogdoches, TX; FT enrollment: 11,542)

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Notable location: Deadman Curve (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Sabine include: Post Oak Church (A), Saints Chapel Church (B), North Chapel Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Moriah Cemetery (1), Mount Pleasant Cemetery (2), Strong Memorial Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Low Head Weir Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Sandot Creek (A), Rocky Creek (B), Prairie Creek (C), Peavine Creek (D), Hawkins Creek (E), Helton Creek (F), Bighead Creek (G), Big Caney Creek (H), Belle Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Gregg 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 82.5. This is about average.

City:

82.5
U.S.:

74.2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 5.07. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.07
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.77. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.77
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 29.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 12.3. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.3
U.S.:

9.1
Average household size:
This place:  2.7 people
Texas:  2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  66.6%
Whole state:  71.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.7%
Whole state:  4.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

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

10.6%
Whole state:

15.4%

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

3.4%
Whole state:

6.7%

People in group quarters in Sabine in 2000:

  • 51 people in nursing homes
  • 10 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 4 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children

Sabine compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value 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.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (68%)
  • Utility gas (20%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10%)
  • Wood (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Sabine CCD (based on Gregg County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 73.09%
Here: 73.1%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChurches of ChristChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Adherents48.8%11.2%10.4%6.8%2.8%
Congregations18.5%7.3%2.0%17.9%4.6%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA) Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents2.6%2.3%2.1%2.1%11.0%
Congregations4.0%0.7%4.0%2.6%38.4%
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: 19
Gregg County:

1.63 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 16
Gregg County:

1.37 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 92
Gregg County:

7.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 91
Here:

7.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.2%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Gregg County:

29.1%
Texas:

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

13.2%
State:

15.7%

8.17% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,756 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.17%
Texas average:

7.14%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($189 average AGI)
Gregg County:

0.03%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Harrison County, TX  1.00% ($35,287 average AGI)
from Upshur County, TX  0.84% ($34,077)
from Rusk County, TX  0.78% ($41,048)


8.08% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,019 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.08%
Texas average:

6.69%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($104 average AGI)
Gregg County:

0.03%
Texas average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Upshur County, TX  0.96% ($36,809 average AGI)
to Harrison County, TX  0.93% ($39,915)
to Rusk County, TX  0.81% ($42,040)

Strongest AM radio stations in Sabine:

  • KOFY (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GILMER, TX; Owner: JERRY RUSSELL D/B/A THE RUSSELL COMPANY)
  • KBGE (1240 AM; 1 kW; KILGORE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KEES (1430 AM; 5 kW; GLADEWATER, TX; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTBB (600 AM; 5 kW; TYLER, TX; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • 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)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KFRO (1370 AM; 1 kW; LONGVIEW, TX; Owner: WALLER MEDIA, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • KPYN (900 AM; 10 kW; ATLANTA, TX; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sabine:

  • KKTX-FM (96.1 FM; KILGORE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KNUE (101.5 FM; TYLER, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KIXK (99.3 FM; WHITE OAK, TX; Owner: REYNOLDS RADIO, INC.)
  • KYKX (105.7 FM; LONGVIEW, TX; Owner: WALLER MEDIA, LLC)
  • KTPB (88.7 FM; KILGORE, TX; Owner: KILGORE JUNIOR COLLEGE)
  • KBLZ (102.7 FM; WINONA, TX; Owner: S.O. 2,000, LC)
  • KPXI (100.7 FM; OVERTON, TX; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA OF TEXAS, LLC)
  • KFRO-FM (95.3 FM; GILMER, TX; Owner: WALLER MEDIA, LLC)
  • KVNE (89.5 FM; TYLER, TX; Owner: EDUC. RADIO FOUND. OF E. TEXAS, INC.)
  • KTAA (90.7 FM; BIG SANDY, TX; Owner: INSTITUTE IN BASIC LIFE PRINCIPLES, INC.)
  • 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)
  • KISX (107.3 FM; WHITEHOUSE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGLY (91.3 FM; TYLER, TX; Owner: EDUC. RADIO FOUND. OF E. TEXAS, INC.)
  • KXAL-FM (100.3 FM; TATUM, TX; Owner: HUNT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K243AE (96.5 FM; TYLER, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • K259AQ (99.7 FM; TYLER, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Sabine:

  • KLPN-LP (Channel 58; LONGVIEW, TX; Owner: WARWICK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KFXK (Channel 51; LONGVIEW, TX; Owner: WARWICK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KLTV (Channel 7; TYLER, TX; Owner: CIVCO, INC.)
  • KLGV-LP (Channel 10; LONGVIEW, TX; Owner: INTERNATIONAL BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KETK-TV (Channel 56; JACKSONVILLE, TX; Owner: KETK LICENSEE L.P.)
  • KLSB-TV (Channel 19; NACOGDOCHES, TX; Owner: KLSB ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • KTBS-TV (Channel 3; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: KTBS, INC.)
  • KTPN-LP (Channel 48; TYLER, TX; Owner: WARWICK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K20DL (Channel 20; TYLER, TX; Owner: PROGRESSIVE CABLE COMMUNICATIONS)
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Sabine)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 39 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
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