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Median resident age:  37.9 years
Texas median age:  32.3 years

Zip code: 77624

Estimated median household income in 2012: $32,754 (it was $26,972 in 2000)
Spurger:

$32,754
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,209

Spurger CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $55,366 (it was $33,800 in 2000)
Spurger:

$55,366
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $77,632; Detached houses: $95,821; Townhouses or other attached units: $161,349; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $67,767; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $428,409; Mobile homes: $44,590; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $22,070

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  • White alone - 5,355 (93.2%)
  • Black alone - 184 (3.2%)
  • Hispanic - 92 (1.6%)
  • Two or more races - 71 (1.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 40 (0.7%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (0.03%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.02%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Spurger: 112.8 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 165 feet




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According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Spurger, Texas as of August 22, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Spurger to the number of sex offenders is 1,397 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


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

Spurger CCD:  0.9% ($309)
Texas:  1.8% ($1,393)
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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Beaumont, TX (42.8 miles , pop. 113,866).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Houston, TX (95.0 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Ivanhoe North, TX (3.5 miles ), Woodville, TX (3.7 miles ), Warren, TX (4.0 miles) , Wildwood, TX (4.2 miles ), Kirbyville, TX (4.4 miles ), Colmesneil, TX (4.4 miles ), Jasper, TX (4.5 miles ), Kountze, TX (4.8 miles ).

Latitude: 30.69 N, Longitude: 94.22 W

Area code: 409

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.2%
Texas:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (25%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Wood products (7%)
  • Paper (6%)
  • Metal and metal products (5%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Health care (14%)
  • Food and beverage stores (7%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6%)
  • Carpenters (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Spurger-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 124% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/13/1982, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.6 miles away from the Spurger place center killed one person and injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 3/2/1999, a category F3 tornado 23.5 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused $750,000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Tyler County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Hurricanes: 6, Storms: 6, Fires: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals/medical centers near Spurger:

  • WOODVILLE DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; WOODVILLE, TX)
  • CARE PLUS HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; WOODVILLE, TX)
  • HOLIDAY PINES NURSING AND REHABILITATION LP (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; WOODVILLE, TX)

Political contributions by individuals in Spurger, TX

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Spurger:

  • Lamar University (about 46 miles; Beaumont, TX; Full-time enrollment: 7,661)
  • Angelina College (about 52 miles; Lufkin, TX; FT enrollment: 2,054)
  • Stephen F Austin State University (about 69 miles; Nacogdoches, TX; FT enrollment: 10,307)
  • McNeese State University (about 70 miles; Lake Charles, LA; FT enrollment: 6,406)
  • Sam Houston State University (about 80 miles; Huntsville, TX; FT enrollment: 12,789)
  • Lone Star College System (about 84 miles; The Woodlands, TX; FT enrollment: 16,440)
  • Universal Technical Institute of Texas Inc (about 87 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 3,479)

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Notable locations in Spurger: Spurger Lookout (A), Town Bluff (B), Fred Volunteer Fire Department (C), Dam B Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Spurger include: United Church (A), Antioch Church (B), Beech Creek Church (C), East Chapel (D), Fairview Church (E), Franks Branch Church (F), Hopewell Church (G), Midway Church (H), Mount Nebo Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Baker and Nolan Cemetery (1), Pedigo Cemetery (2), Moffet Cemetery (3), Hopewell Cemetery (4), Supps Cemetery (5), Goalsbee Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Birdwell Lake (A), McGallion Lake (B), McMickin Lake (C), Brushy Lake (D), Barlow Lake (E), George Lake (F), Drakes Branch Lake (G), Allison Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Turner Branch (A), Wash Hole Branch (B), Wolf Creek (C), Steep Hollow Branch (D), Still Branch (E), Sulphur Branch (F), White Oak Branch (G), Thouching Creek (H), Tuckers Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Tyler 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:  2.4 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  70.8%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.3%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

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

17.6%
Whole state:

15.4%

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

6.8%
Whole state:

6.7%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Spurger, TX

Spurger compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age 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 above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Banks with branches in Spurger (2011 data):

  • Citizens State Bank: Spurger Branch at 103 Fm 92 South, branch established on 1997/08/13. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $129.1 mil, Deposits: $110.5 mil, headquarters in Woodville, TX, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Ram Security Holdings Gp, Inc.

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (56%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (35%)
  • Wood (7%)
  • Utility gas (2%)

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Religion statistics for Spurger CCD (based on Tyler County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 61.40%
Here61.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodCatholic ChurchChurches of Christ
Adherents75.1%6.0%4.7%4.3%3.0%
Congregations51.7%6.7%11.7%1.7%10.0%
NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaAmerican Baptist AssociationEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents2.5%1.2%0.6%0.6%1.9%
Congregations3.3%3.3%1.7%1.7%8.3%
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: 4
Tyler County:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Tyler County:

5.41 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
This county:

3.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.0%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Tyler County:

26.1%
State:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.1%
State:

15.7%

8.68% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,448 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.68%
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 Hardin County, TX  1.44% ($33,964 average AGI)
from Jefferson County, TX  0.97% ($31,286)
from Harris County, TX  0.69% ($35,625)


9.12% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,661 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.12%
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 Hardin County, TX  1.43% ($31,217 average AGI)
to Jefferson County, TX  1.23% ($26,634)
to Harris County, TX  0.78% ($29,511)

Strongest AM radio stations in Spurger:

  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTXJ (1350 AM; 5 kW; JASPER, TX; Owner: LASTING VALUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KWUD (1490 AM; 1 kW; WOODVILLE, TX; Owner: CARROLL TEXAS BROADCASTING, LTD.)
  • KLVI (560 AM; 5 kW; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSEV (700 AM; 15 kW; TOMBALL, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)
  • KETX (1440 AM; 5 kW; LIVINGSTON, TX; Owner: LONE STAR NETWORK)
  • KJOJ (880 AM; 10 kW; CONROE, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KQHN (1510 AM; daytime; 5 kW; NEDERLAND, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KLAT (1010 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))

Strongest FM radio stations in Spurger:

  • KRWP (97.5 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KIOC (106.1 FM; ORANGE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KQBU-FM (93.3 FM; PORT ARTHUR, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KQQK (107.9 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KTJM (98.5 FM; PORT ARTHUR, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KTHT (97.1 FM; CLEVELAND, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KVST (103.7 FM; WILLIS, TX; Owner: NEW WAVO COMMUNICATION GROUP, INC.)
  • KJAS (107.3 FM; JASPER, TX; Owner: JAMES M. LOUT DBA RAYBURN BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KOBT (100.7 FM; WINNIE, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KQXY-FM (94.1 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KAYD-FM (101.7 FM; SILSBEE, TX; Owner: HILCO COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KKMY (104.5 FM; ORANGE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KYKR (95.1 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWYX (102.7 FM; JASPER, TX; Owner: LASTING VALUE RADIO, INC.)
  • K225AD (92.9 FM; JASPER, TX; Owner: THE KSBJ EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Spurger:

  • K09VO (Channel 9; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: BEAUMONT BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KBTV-TV (Channel 4; PORT ARTHUR, TX; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF BEAUMONT/PORT ARTHUR, L.L.C.)
  • KVHP (Channel 29; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: NATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KITU (Channel 34; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION INC)
  • KFDM-TV (Channel 6; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF TEXAS, INC.)
  • KBMT (Channel 12; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 12 OF BEAUMONT, INC.)
  • KVHP-LP (Channel 66; JASPER, TX; Owner: SYDCOM, INC.)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Spurger)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: N5KDD, Licensee ID: L00247808
    Grant Date: 08/16/2010, Expiration Date: 11/13/2020, Certifier: Elven R Forse
    Registrant: Elven R Forse, Spurger, TX 77660-0266
  • Call Sign: N5KZM, Licensee ID: L01267006
    Grant Date: 04/09/2007, Expiration Date: 06/13/2017, Certifier: Frances E Forse
    Registrant: Frances E Forse, Spurger, TX 77660
  • Call Sign: W5ELT, Previous Call Sign: KA5ELT, Licensee ID: L01376974
    Grant Date: 03/07/2008, Expiration Date: 01/23/2018
    Registrant: William H Sheffield, 16644 Fm 92 South, Spurger, TX 77660
  • Call Sign: KE5MWY, Licensee ID: L01252114
    Grant Date: 03/07/2007, Expiration Date: 03/07/2017, Certifier: Britton M Spurlock
    Registrant: Britton M Spurlock, 730 Cr 4565, Spurger, TX 77660
  • Call Sign: KF5HCN, Licensee ID: L01573013
    Grant Date: 06/01/2010, Expiration Date: 06/01/2020, Certifier: John J Vandenberg
    Registrant: John J Vandenberg, Spurger, TX 77660
  • Call Sign: KF5LKG, Licensee ID: L01644715
    Grant Date: 06/15/2011, Expiration Date: 06/15/2021, Certifier: David W D'Arcy
    Registrant: David W D\'Arcy, 14549 Fm. 92 S., Spurger, TX 77660-0203



Spurger on our top lists:

  • #17 on the list of "Top 100 cities with lowest ratio of median house value to median household income (pop. 5,000+)"
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