Strawn, Texas

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Population in 2012: 643 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -13.0%
 
Males: 282  (43.9%)
Females: 361  (56.1%)
Median resident age:  39.1 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 76475.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $40,715 (it was $26,618 in 2000)
Strawn:

$40,715
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,575 (it was $13,707 in 2000)

Strawn city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $47,542 (it was $26,400 in 2000)
Strawn:

$47,542
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $59,455; Detached houses: $64,101; Mobile homes: $27,646

Median gross rent in 2012: $583.

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Strawn races chart
  • White alone - 469 (71.8%)
  • Hispanic - 170 (26.0%)
  • Two or more races - 5 (0.8%)
  • Black alone - 4 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.3%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.2%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Strawn: 78.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (7.7%), United States (4.9%), German (3.9%), Italian (3.6%), English (3.4%), Dutch (1.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 979 feet

Land area: 0.79 square miles.

Population density: 816 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

Strawn,TX real estate house value index trend

Strawn, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Strawn:

  • High school or higher: 82.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Strawn city:

  • Never married: 23.3%
  • Now married: 46.2%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 16.1%
  • Divorced: 14.0%

61 residents are foreign born

This city:  10.4%
Texas:  16.4%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Strawn, Texas as of January 26, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Strawn to the number of sex offenders is 643 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $857 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $354 (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 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (20%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Utilities (11%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (39%)
  • Educational services (22%)
  • Other services, except public administration (15%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (3%)
  • Manufacturing (2%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Carpenters (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (12%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)

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

Average climate in Strawn, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 2012: 21.0%
(8.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 82.9% for Black residents, 29.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 59.6% for other race residents, 66.7% 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.
  • 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.

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 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (57%)
  • Electricity (38%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • 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 Strawn city (based on Palo Pinto County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.16%
Here: 58.2%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristLDS (Mormon) Church
Adherents61.2%9.9%8.8%6.6%3.7%
Congregations40.0%5.0%11.7%18.3%1.7%
NameChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)Episcopal ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents2.3%1.6%1.0%0.9%4.1%
Congregations1.7%1.7%3.3%1.7%15.0%
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: 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 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$4,243$50,9160$0
Police Protection - Officers 1$1,467$17,6040$0
Totals for Government 2$5,710$34,2600$0

8.28% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 200534,343 ($ average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.28%
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 Parker County, TX  1.61% ($26,971 average AGI)
from Tarrant County, TX  1.16% ($42,059)
from Dallas County, TX  0.34% ($38,733)


7.83% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 200635,166 ($ average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.83%
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 Parker County, TX  1.97% ($31,158 average AGI)
to Tarrant County, TX  1.08% ($40,734)
to Erath County, TX  0.31% ($26,630)

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, Washingtonst, Lat: 32.55085, Lon: -98.49376, Vehicles: 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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