Strawn, Texas

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Population in 2013: 641 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -13.3%
 
Males: 319  (49.9%)
Females: 322  (50.1%)
Median resident age:  48.0 years
Texas median age:  34.0 years

Zip codes: 76475.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $39,849 (it was $26,618 in 2000)
Strawn:

$39,849
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $22,452 (it was $13,707 in 2000)

Strawn city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $61,443 (it was $26,400 in 2000)
Strawn:

$61,443
TX:

$132,000

Median gross rent in 2013: $513.

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  • Races in Strawn, TX (2010)

    Strawn races chart
    • 46971.8%White alone
    • 17026.0%Hispanic
    • 50.8%Two or more races
    • 40.6%Black alone
    • 20.3%American Indian alone
    • 20.3%Asian alone
    • 10.2%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Strawn: 79.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (6.3%), Irish (5.2%), Italian (4.0%), German (3.7%), English (3.2%), Scottish (2.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 979 feet

Land area: 0.79 square miles.

Population density: 814 people per square mile   (low).

Strawn,TX real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Strawn:

  • High school or higher: 82.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Strawn city:

  • Never married: 19.5%
  • Now married: 45.7%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 17.9%
  • Divorced: 16.3%

79 residents are foreign born (15.0% Latin America).

This city:

16.0%
Texas:

16.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $960 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $362 (0.9%)

Strawn satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fort Worth, TX (69.1 miles , pop. 534,694).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (101.1 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Mingus, TX (2.1 miles ), Gordon, TX (2.8 miles ), Ranger, TX (3.4 miles ), Palo Pinto-Santo, TX (4.1 miles ), Palo Pinto, TX (4.4 miles ), Morgan Mill-Bluff Dale, TX (4.5 miles ), Eastland, TX (4.6 miles ), Gorman, TX (5.1 miles ).

Latitude: 32.55 N, Longitude: 98.50 W

Area code: 254

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

4.8%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +29 (+4.1%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (20%)
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Utilities (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (42%)
  • Other services, except public administration (19%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (3%)
  • Manufacturing (2%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (18%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (42%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (3%)

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

Average climate in Strawn, Texas

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Tornado activity:

Strawn-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 70% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/12/1982, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.4 miles away from the Strawn city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/21/1979, a category F3 tornado 18.8 miles away from the city center .

Earthquake activity:

Strawn-area historical earthquake activity is near Texas state average. It is 75% 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 136.0 miles away from the city 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 327.5 miles away from Strawn 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 269.1 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 188.2 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 154.4 miles away from Strawn 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 162.3 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 Palo Pinto County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 10, Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Tornadoes: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Strawn topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Strawn:

  • RANGER CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; RANGER, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Strawn:

  • Tarleton State University (about 29 miles; Stephenville, TX; Full-time enrollment: 8,882)
  • Cisco College (about 31 miles; Cisco, TX; FT enrollment: 2,687)
  • Weatherford College (about 44 miles; Weatherford, TX; FT enrollment: 4,080)
  • Texas Christian University (about 68 miles; Fort Worth, TX; FT enrollment: 9,131)
  • Tarrant County College District (about 70 miles; Fort Worth, TX; FT enrollment: 33,775)
  • Abilene Christian University (about 71 miles; Abilene, TX; FT enrollment: 4,025)
  • The University of Texas at Arlington (about 82 miles; Arlington, TX; FT enrollment: 27,453)

Public high school in Strawn:

  • Strawn School (Students: 178; Location: 224 E WALNUT; Grades: PK-12; Our rating: 21)
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Cemetery: Mount Marion Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Palo Pinto County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 24.8%
(9.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 30.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 81.4% for other race residents, 68.6% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  59.8%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  3.7%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Strawn compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Banks with branches in Strawn (2011 data):

  • The First National Bank of Albany: Strawn Branch at 123 Central, branch established on 1904/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $420.8 mil, Deposits: $374.6 mil, headquarters in Albany, TX, positive income, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Albany Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

16.7
Texas average:

14.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (48%)
  • Electricity (43%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Wood (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Strawn city (based on Palo Pinto County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant12,67961
Mainline Protestant1,37610
Catholic1,1523
Other4293
Black Protestant1861
None12,289-
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: 8
Palo Pinto County:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Palo Pinto County:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Palo Pinto County:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
Here:

9.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.2%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Palo Pinto County:

29.2%
Texas:

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

18.7%
State:

15.7%
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
Financial Administration 1$7,356$88,2720$0
Police Protection - Officers 1$2,543$30,5160$0
Totals for Government 2$9,899$59,3940$0

7.59% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,201 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.59%
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 Parker County, TX  1.45% ($28,985 average AGI)
from Tarrant County, TX  1.22% ($43,064)
from Dallas County, TX  0.32% ($48,862)


7.71% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,432 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.71%
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 Parker County, TX  1.67% ($40,298 average AGI)
to Tarrant County, TX  1.13% ($32,618)
to Hood County, TX  0.21% ($36,895)

Strongest AM radio stations in Strawn:

  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • KHVN (970 AM; 10 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KCAF (990 AM; 10 kW; FARMERSVILLE, TX; Owner: RENAISSANCE RADIO, INC.)
  • KTNO (1440 AM; 12 kW; DENTON, TX; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Strawn:

  • KFWR (95.9 FM; MINERAL WELLS, TX; Owner: LKCM RADIO GROUP, LP)
  • KTFW-FM (92.1 FM; GLEN ROSE, TX; Owner: M&M BROADCASTERS, LTD.)
  • KDXX (107.1 FM; BENBROOK, TX; Owner: KCYT-FM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KLXK (93.5 FM; BRECKENRIDGE, TX; Owner: GRAHAM NEWSPAPERS, INC.)
  • KATX (97.7 FM; EASTLAND, TX; Owner: PARTNERSHIP BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strawn fatal accident list:

Jul 15, 2007 02:55 PM, Washington, Lat: 32.55085, Lon: -98.49376, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 27, 1989 07:15 PM, Lincolnstr, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Feb 10, 1978 10:55 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Strawn)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • MP 329.5 BRD SUB, Mp 329.5 Brd Sub (Lat: 32.538333 Lon: -98.551389), Type: Mast, Structure height: 4 m, Call Sign: WPXD740
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.410 MHz, 161.145 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/12/2003, Expiration Date: 03/12/2013, Cancellation Date: 01/15/2013, Certifier: Larry J Kopiasz
    Registrant: Union Pacific Railroad Company, 201 S 16th St Suite 305, Omaha, NE 68179, Phone: (402) 280-6486, Fax: (402) 280-6565, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • STRAWN, 415 Madison (Lat: 32.545667 Lon: -98.494472), Type: Tower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Call Sign: WQOZ861
    Assigned Frequencies: 11285.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/15/2012, Expiration Date: 03/15/2022, Certifier: Pamelia Y Hoof
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • STRAWN REPL, Palo Pinto County (Lat: 32.548472 Lon: -98.513278), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 213.3 m, Overall height: 217.9 m, Call Sign: WQQH494
    Assigned Frequencies: 11365.0 MHz, 11365.0 MHz, 11365.0 MHz, 11365.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/12/2012, Expiration Date: 12/12/2022, Certifier: Charles Cleary
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 10.5 Km Nne Of (Lat: 32.625944 Lon: -98.428639), Overall height: 34 m, Call Sign: KQZ791
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.180 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/11/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 02/12/2009, Certifier: Brian W Perry
    Registrant: Breakthrough Communications, 1111 North Main, Weatherford, TX 76086, Phone: (817) 596-7848, Fax: (817) 598-0249, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: KB5SJX, Licensee ID: L00484408
    Grant Date: 05/14/2003, Expiration Date: 05/14/2013
    Registrant: Daniel A Miller, Strawn, TX 76475
  • Call Sign: N5KOZ, Previous Call Sign: KB5BID, Licensee ID: L00168357
    Grant Date: 01/25/2010, Expiration Date: 01/30/2020, Certifier: Pamela A Lane
    Registrant: Pamela A Lane, 3450 Hart Lane Rd, Strawn, TX 76475
  • Call Sign: N5NAT, Licensee ID: L00168360
    Grant Date: 09/18/2008, Expiration Date: 12/17/2018, Certifier: Robert H Lane
    Registrant: Robert H Lane, 3450 Hart Lane Rd, Strawn, TX 76475
  • Call Sign: KD5OMM, Licensee ID: L00357602
    Grant Date: 05/16/2001, Expiration Date: 05/16/2011, Cancellation Date: 05/17/2013, Certifier: Vance C Chesnut
    Registrant: Vance C Chesnut, Strawn, TX 76475

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20C (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6240U , Serial Number: 2079, Year manufactured: 1962, Airworthiness Date: 06/23/1992
    Registrant (Individual): Benny C Brock, Po Box 546, Strawn, TX 76475
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9037J , Serial Number: 28-3067, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 02/04/1966
    Registrant (Individual): Charlie Lee Iii Hodgkins, Po Box 367, Strawn, TX 76475

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 10
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Strawn, TX
Most common first names in Strawn, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1480.4 years
William1179.6 years
Robert1072.1 years
George775.8 years
John770.8 years
Johnnie676.3 years
Elizabeth582.8 years
Cecil572.6 years
Joseph581.2 years
James576.0 years
Most common last names in Strawn, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Graham778.3 years
Wyatt770.2 years
Davis679.6 years
Mitchell676.7 years
Weekes675.7 years
Roach680.5 years
Elmore584.2 years
Gailey562.2 years
Ott583.4 years
Grabin583.2 years
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