Seymore, Texas

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Population in July 2007: 2,835.
Males: 1,441  (50.9%)
Females: 1,394  (49.1%)
Median resident age:  37.3 years
Texas median age:  32.3 years

Zip code: 75482

Estimated median household income in 2012: $46,417 (it was $35,872 in 2000)
Seymore:

$46,417
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,674 (it was $17,692 in 2000)

Seymore CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $103,833 (it was $67,700 in 2000)
Seymore:

$103,833
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $139,404; Detached houses: $170,138; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $349,732; Mobile homes: $65,690; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $116,577
Seymore races chart
  • White alone - 2,187 (82.0%)
  • Hispanic - 263 (9.9%)
  • Black alone - 194 (7.3%)
  • Two or more races - 10 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 8 (0.3%)
  • Asian alone - 5 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.04%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Seymore: 136.1 (high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 494 feet

Land area: 79.0 square miles.

Population density: 36 people per square mile   (very low).

Seymore, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Seymore:

  • High school or higher: 78.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Seymore CCD:

  • Never married: 18.3%
  • Now married: 69.0%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 4.5%
  • Divorced: 8.2%

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

Seymore CCD:  1.6% ($1,053)
Texas:  1.8% ($1,393)
Seymore satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tyler, TX (50.1 miles , pop. 83,650).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Garland, TX (60.3 miles , pop. 215,768).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (70.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Yantis, TX (2.4 miles ), Como, TX (2.9 miles ), Sulphur Springs, TX (2.9 miles ), Pickton-Pine Forest, TX (3.6 miles ), Emory, TX (3.7 miles ), Alba, TX (3.9 miles ), Cumby, TX (4.0 miles ), Point, TX (4.1 miles ).

Latitude: 33.01 N, Longitude: 95.60 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 903

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

4.7%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (17%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Truck transportation (8%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Food (4%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Health care (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (6%)
  • Transportation equipment (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Carpenters (4%)
  • Engineers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (12%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Child care workers (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)

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

Average climate in Seymore, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Seymore-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 122% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/14/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.6 miles away from the Seymore place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 12/3/1973, a category F3 tornado 14.8 miles away from the place center .

Earthquake activity:

Seymore-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 78% 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 123.5 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 299.4 miles away from Seymore center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 245.1 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 247.2 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 167.1 miles away from Seymore center
On 5/31/1997 at 03:26:41, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 24.0 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 Hopkins County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 5

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Seymore:

  • AT HOME HEALTHCARE (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; SULPHUR SPRINGS, TX)
  • SULPHUR SPRINGS NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; SULPHUR SPRINGS, TX)
  • ROCK CREEK HEALTH AND REHABILITATION, LLC (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; SULPHUR SPRINGS, TX)
  • HOPKINS COUNTY NURSI (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; SULPHUR SPRINGS, TX)
  • SUNNY SPRINGS NURSING AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; SULPHUR SPRINGS, TX)
  • HOSPICE AT MEMORIAL (Hospital, about 10 miles away; SULPHUR SPRINGS, TX)
  • HOPKINS COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 10 miles away; SULPHUR SPRINGS, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Seymore:

  • Texas A & M University-Commerce (about 24 miles; Commerce, TX; Full-time enrollment: 8,890)
  • Northeast Texas Community College (about 43 miles; Mount Pleasant, TX; FT enrollment: 2,320)
  • Paris Junior College (about 45 miles; Paris, TX; FT enrollment: 3,875)
  • Tyler Junior College (about 51 miles; Tyler, TX; FT enrollment: 8,104)
  • The University of Texas at Tyler (about 53 miles; Tyler, TX; FT enrollment: 5,774)
  • Trinity Valley Community College (about 59 miles; Athens, TX; FT enrollment: 5,333)
  • Collin County Community College District (about 61 miles; McKinney, TX; FT enrollment: 18,044)

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

Churches in Seymore include: Pleasant Hill Church (A), Union Church (B), Independent Church (C), Midway Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Gamblin Cemetery (1), Seymore Cemetery (2), Melton Cemetery (3), Ishmeal Cemetery (4), Restlawn Memorial Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Alberta Lake (A), Elberta Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Wood Creek (A), Rock Branch (B), Reppond Branch (C), Basset Branch (D), Gideon Creek (E), Greenview Creek (F), Dry Creek (G), Chaffin Creek (H), Cane Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hopkins County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  76.6%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.8%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

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

12.0%
Whole state:

15.4%

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

5.5%
Whole state:

6.7%

Seymore 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 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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (57%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (34%)
  • Wood (5%)
  • Utility gas (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Seymore CCD (based on Hopkins County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 71.34%
Here: 71.3%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristCatholic Church
Adherents48.2%13.9%13.0%7.3%6.9%
Congregations30.3%12.4%20.2%11.2%1.1%
NameChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Assemblies of GodChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)American Baptist AssociationOther
Adherents2.0%1.9%1.3%0.8%4.7%
Congregations1.1%6.7%1.1%2.2%13.5%
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: 3
Hopkins County:

0.89 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

0.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 25
Hopkins County:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 20
Here:

5.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.7%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Hopkins County:

29.2%
Texas:

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

13.7%
State:

15.7%

6.49% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,354 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.49%
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 Hunt County, TX  0.76% ($29,427 average AGI)
from Dallas County, TX  0.59% ($33,101)
from Wood County, TX  0.56% ($31,785)


6.42% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,352 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.42%
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 Hunt County, TX  0.77% ($27,567 average AGI)
to Dallas County, TX  0.54% ($23,556)
to Wood County, TX  0.44% ($28,462)

Strongest AM radio stations in Seymore:

  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KSST (1230 AM; 1 kW; SULPHUR SPRINGS, TX; Owner: HOPKINS COUNTY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • KAAM (770 AM; 10 kW; GARLAND, TX; Owner: DONTRON, INC.)
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KOFY (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GILMER, TX; Owner: JERRY RUSSELL D/B/A THE RUSSELL COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Seymore:

  • KRVA-FM (107.1 FM; CAMPBELL, TX; Owner: FIRST BROADCASTING INVESTMENT PARTNERS, LLC)
  • KSCH (95.9 FM; SULPHUR SPRINGS, TX; Owner: EAST TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLTY (94.9 FM; ARLINGTON, TX; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA OF TEXAS, LLC)
  • KWNS (104.7 FM; WINNSBORO, TX; Owner: RICHARD E. FOSTER)
  • KDVE (103.1 FM; PITTSBURG, TX; Owner: ON-AIR FAMILY, LLC)
  • KVNE (89.5 FM; TYLER, TX; Owner: EDUC. RADIO FOUND. OF E. TEXAS, INC.)
  • KALK (97.7 FM; WINFIELD, TX; Owner: EAST TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMOO-FM (96.7 FM; MINEOLA, TX; Owner: HIGHTOWER RADIO, INC.)
  • KETR (88.9 FM; COMMERCE, TX; Owner: TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY-COMMERCE)

TV broadcast stations around Seymore:

  • KTAQ (Channel 47; GREENVILLE, TX; Owner: MIKE SIMONS)
  • KLTV (Channel 7; TYLER, TX; Owner: CIVCO, INC.)
  • KNOK-LP (Channel 43; GREENVILLE, TX; Owner: IGLESIA JESU CHRISTO ES MI REFUGIO, INC.)
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