Sanctuary, Texas

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Population in 2014: 341 (64% urban, 36% rural). Population change since 2000: +33.2%
Males: 166  (48.8%)
Females: 175  (51.2%)
Median resident age:  35.4 years
Texas median age:  34.5 years

Zip codes: 76020.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $56,534 (it was $51,667 in 2000)
Sanctuary:

$56,534
TX:

$56,565

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $24,412 (it was $17,951 in 2000)

Sanctuary town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $119,316 (it was $87,800 in 2000)
Sanctuary:

$119,316
TX:

$161,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $139,988; Detached houses: $154,490; Mobile homes: $77,348

Median gross rent in 2016: $869.

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  • Races in Sanctuary, TX (2010)

    Sanctuary races chart
    • 30693.0%White alone
    • 113.3%Hispanic
    • 51.5%Two or more races
    • 41.2%Asian alone
    • 20.6%Black alone
    • 10.3%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Sanctuary: 93.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (32.9%), German (11.4%), English (4.3%), French (2.9%), Irish (2.1%), Nigerian (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 770 feet

Land area: 0.26 square miles.

Population density: 1,293 people per square mile   (low).

Sanctuary,TX real estate house value index trend

Sanctuary, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Sanctuary:

  • High school or higher: 89.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.5%
  • Unemployed: 2.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sanctuary town:

  • Never married: 29.9%
  • Now married: 45.3%
  • Separated: 4.6%
  • Widowed: 8.7%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

4 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.2%
Texas:

16.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $2,041 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,240 (1.1%)

Sanctuary satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fort Worth, TX (18.7 miles , pop. 534,694).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (46.9 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Azle, TX (1.7 miles ), Pelican Bay, TX (2.0 miles ), Briar, TX (2.3 miles ), Springtown, TX (2.6 miles ), Pecan Acres, TX (2.8 miles ), Eagle Mountain, TX (2.8 miles ), Lakeside, TX (2.9 miles ), Newark, TX (3.0 miles ).

Latitude: 32.91 N, Longitude: 97.58 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 817

Sanctuary household income distribution Sanctuary home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.1%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (20%)
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (19%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Wholesale trade (9%)
  • Information (7%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (19%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Material moving occupations (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (26%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (19%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (16%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Sanctuary, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Sanctuary-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 135% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/25/1990, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.6 miles away from the Sanctuary town center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/2/1957, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.6 miles away from the town center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Sanctuary-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 77% 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 184.8 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 138.0 miles away from Sanctuary 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 386.1 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 129.0 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 138.1 miles away from Sanctuary center
On 1/2/1992 at 11:45:35, a magnitude 5.0 (4.6 MB, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 323.8 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 Parker County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 9, Fires: 6, Tornadoes: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Sanctuary topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Sanctuary:

  • TANGLEWOOD (Hospital, about 1 miles away; AZLE, TX)
  • ELM COURT (Hospital, about 2 miles away; AZLE, TX)
  • AZLE MANOR INC (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; AZLE, TX)
  • JAMES STREET COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 4 miles away; AZLE, TX)
  • TEXAS HEALTH HARRIS METHODIST HOSPITAL AZLE Acute Care Hospitals (about 4 miles away; AZLE, TX)
  • HARRIS METHODIST NORTHWEST (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; AZLE, TX)
  • LAKEVIEW COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 4 miles away; AZLE, TX)

Amtrak station near Sanctuary:

  • 19 miles: FORT WORTH (1501 JONES ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sanctuary:

  • Weatherford College (about 17 miles; Weatherford, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,080)
  • Tarrant County College District (about 19 miles; Fort Worth, TX; FT enrollment: 33,775)
  • Texas Christian University (about 19 miles; Fort Worth, TX; FT enrollment: 9,131)
  • The University of Texas at Arlington (about 30 miles; Arlington, TX; FT enrollment: 27,453)
  • University of North Texas (about 33 miles; Denton, TX; FT enrollment: 31,694)
  • DeVry University-Texas (about 34 miles; Irving, TX; FT enrollment: 4,098)
  • Texas Woman's University (about 35 miles; Denton, TX; FT enrollment: 11,837)

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Parker 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 2013 was 92.4. This is worse than average.

City:

92.4
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.246. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.246
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 9.02. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.02
U.S.:

6.40

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 29.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 20.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.5
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.5
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 9.0%
(9.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  73.7%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  0.0%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.4
Texas average:

14.3

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

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Religion statistics for Sanctuary town (based on Parker County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant50,787137
Mainline Protestant8,28423
Catholic4,4932
Other9995
None52,364-
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: 10
Parker County:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Parker County:

0.37 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 45
Parker County:

4.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 57
Here:

5.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.1%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Parker County:

28.9%
Texas:

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

13.4%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

49.8%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

47.0%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.1
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Sanctuary:

20.4%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Sanctuary:

9.3%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

37.1%
State:

33.0%

General health condition:
This city:

57.2%
State:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Sanctuary:

77.5%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Sanctuary, TX Residents
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$3,000
Totals for Government 0$0 1$3,000

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $8,000 ($23.46)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($11.73)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($2.93)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Regular Highways: $8,000 ($23.46)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,000 ($5.87)

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

  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($8.80)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $9,000 ($26.39)
    Public Utilities: $7,000 ($20.53)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $76,000 ($222.87)

8.65% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($49,165 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.65%
Texas average:

7.14%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($567 average AGI)
Parker County:

0.05%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Tarrant County, TX  3.39% ($51,790 average AGI)
from Palo Pinto County, TX  0.39% ($40,298)
from Wise County, TX  0.32% ($36,087)


8.34% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,501 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.34%
Texas average:

6.69%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($576 average AGI)
Parker County:

0.08%
Texas average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Tarrant County, TX  3.21% ($40,023 average AGI)
to Palo Pinto County, TX  0.34% ($28,985)
to Wise County, TX  0.28% ($34,604)

Strongest AM radio stations in Sanctuary:

  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KHVN (970 AM; 10 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KNAX (1630 AM; 10 kW; FT. WORTH, TX; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTNO (1440 AM; 12 kW; DENTON, TX; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLIF (570 AM; 5 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: KLIF LICO, INC.)
  • KTCK (1310 AM; 9 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sanctuary:

  • KRNB (105.7 FM; DECATUR, TX; Owner: SERVICE BROADCASTING I, LTD.)
  • KDXX (107.1 FM; BENBROOK, TX; Owner: KCYT-FM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KDKR (91.3 FM; DECATUR, TX; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • KMEO (96.7 FM; FLOWER MOUND, TX; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KKDL (106.7 FM; MUENSTER, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KZMP-FM (101.7 FM; AZLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KHCK-FM (99.1 FM; DENTON, TX; Owner: KHCK-FM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KPLX (99.5 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KPLX LICO, INC.)
  • KNOR (93.7 FM; HEALDTON, OK; Owner: AM & PM BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KFWR (95.9 FM; MINERAL WELLS, TX; Owner: LKCM RADIO GROUP, LP)
  • KLLI (105.3 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF DALLAS)
  • KYQX (89.5 FM; WEATHERFORD, TX; Owner: CSSI NON-PROFIT EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KRBV (100.3 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF FORT WORTH)
  • KKDA-FM (104.5 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: SERVICE BROADCASTING I, LTD.)
  • KZPS (92.5 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KHKS (106.1 FM; DENTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KVIL-FM (103.7 FM; HIGHLAND PARK-DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF TEXAS)
  • KOAI (107.5 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: INFINITY KOAI-FM, INC.)
  • KLUV-FM (98.7 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF DALLAS)
  • KEGL (97.1 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Sanctuary:

  • KFWD (Channel 52; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: HIC BROADCAST, INC.)
  • KUVN-CA (Channel 31; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KUVN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • 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.)
  • KLDT (Channel 55; LAKE DALLAS, TX; Owner: JOHNSON BROADCASTING OF DALLAS, INC.)
  • KSTR-TV (Channel 49; IRVING, TX; Owner: TELEFUTURA DALLAS LLC)
  • KPXD (Channel 68; ARLINGTON, TX; Owner: PAXSON DALLAS LICENSE, INC.)
  • KUVN (Channel 23; GARLAND, TX; Owner: KUVN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KTXA (Channel 21; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: VIACOM TELEVISION STATIONS GROUP OF DALLAS/FORT WORTH L.P.)
  • KMPX (Channel 29; DECATUR, TX; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WFAA-TV (Channel 8; DALLAS, TX; Owner: WFAA-TV, L.P.)
  • KDFW (Channel 4; DALLAS, TX; Owner: KDFW LICENSE, INC.)
  • KDAF (Channel 33; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • KERA-TV (Channel 13; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDTX-TV (Channel 58; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF TEXAS, INC.)
  • KXTX-TV (Channel 39; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF TEXAS PARTNERSHIP, LP)
  • KDFI (Channel 27; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NEW DMIC, INC.)
  • K26HF (Channel 26; BRITTON, TX; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KHPK-LP (Channel 28; DE SOTO, TX; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K25FW (Channel 25; CORSICANA, TX; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$72,5101$133,300
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$68,030
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 1404.06

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Service Call: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (67%)
  • Utility gas (20%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)

Sanctuary compared to Texas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
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