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Montague County

Population in 2010: 497. Population change since 2000: +46.6%
Males: 250  (50.3%)
Females: 247  (49.7%)

Median resident age:  44.3 years
Texas median age:  40.8 years

Zip codes: 76270.

Estimated median household income in 2011: $60,660 (it was $24,886 in 2000)
Sunset:

$60,660
Texas:

$49,392
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $21,795

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $60,920 (it was $34,500 in 2000)
Sunset:

$60,920
Texas:

$127,700
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $78,993; Detached houses: $83,111; Mobile homes: $49,028
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  • White alone - 459 (92.4%)
  • Hispanic - 27 (5.4%)
  • Black alone - 5 (1.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (0.8%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.2%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.2%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Sunset: 81.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: Irish (17.8%), German (13.8%), Czech (11.5%), United States (10.3%), Italian (9.4%), Scottish (8.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 1.06 square miles.

Population density: 467 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Sunset:

  • High school or higher: 91.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 1.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 42.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sunset city:

  • Never married: 7.2%
  • Now married: 79.3%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 5.1%

10 residents are foreign born (2.4% Europe, 1.2% Asia).

This city:  2.4%
Texas:  16.1%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Sunset, Texas as of April 17, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Sunset to the number of sex offenders is 50 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $2,220 (3.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $748 (1.2%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Denton, TX (40.3 miles , pop. 80,537).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northeast Tarrant, TX (52.3 miles , pop. 402,130).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (72.6 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Alvord, TX (2.8 miles ), Bowie, TX (2.9 miles ), Chico, TX (3.3 miles ), Montague-Forestburg, TX (3.6 miles ), Bridgeport, TX (4.1 miles ), Lake Bridgeport, TX (4.2 miles ), Decatur, TX (4.3 miles ), Bellevue, TX (4.4 miles ).

Latitude: 33.45 N, Longitude: 97.77 W

Area code: 940

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.1%
Texas:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (34%)
  • Retail trade (23%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (9%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Utilities (2%)
  • Health care and social assistance (66%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Manufacturing (2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Top executives (9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (9%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (9%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Electricians (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (17%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (15%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (13%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (8%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Sunset-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 225% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/7/1995, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.4 miles away from the Sunset city center killed 2 people and injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1964, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 50.4 miles away from the city center killed 7 people and injured 111 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Sunset-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/18/1995 at 15:51:39, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 91.8 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 99.1 miles away from Sunset center
On 11/15/1990 at 11:44:41, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 LG, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 90.9 miles away from the city center
On 2/8/2002 at 16:07:13, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 94.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/6/2006 at 22:13:16, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 46.9 miles away from Sunset center
On 6/8/2004 at 00:15:09, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 61.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Montague County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 5, Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Gabriel Rhodes - Country guitarist, Max West (1920s outfielder) - Baseball player.


Hospitals/medical centers near Sunset:

  • BOWIE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals, Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, about 10 miles away; BOWIE, TX)

Political contributions by individuals in Sunset, TX

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sunset:

  • North Central Texas College (about 37 miles; Gainesville, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,709)
  • University of North Texas (about 40 miles; Denton, TX; FT enrollment: 24,158)
  • Texas Woman's University (about 40 miles; Denton, TX; FT enrollment: 7,446)
  • Weatherford College (about 50 miles; Weatherford, TX; FT enrollment: 2,623)
  • Midwestern State University (about 53 miles; Wichita Falls, TX; FT enrollment: 4,383)
  • ATI Career Training Center (about 54 miles; North Richland Hills, TX; FT enrollment: 2,225)
  • Tarrant County College District (about 56 miles; Fort Worth, TX; FT enrollment: 15,861)

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

 
Montague County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  67.8%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.5%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

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

16.5%
Whole state:

15.4%

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

9.9%
Whole state:

6.7%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Sunset, TX

Sunset compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2011

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Sunset travel time to work - commute


Sunset mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (38%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (31%)
  • Electricity (31%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Sunset (based on Montague County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 63.04%
Here63.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristCatholic Church Non-Charismatic Churches Independent
Adherents60.5%8.7%6.0%5.2%4.1%
Congregations29.3%10.3%13.8%5.2%1.7%
NameAssemblies of GodChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Pentecostal Church of GodBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaOther
Adherents3.4%2.4%2.1%1.6%5.9%
Congregations10.3%3.4%3.4%5.2%17.2%
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
Montague County:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Montague County:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Montague County:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Here:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.8%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Montague County:

26.4%
Texas:

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

12.4%
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 0$0 1$272
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$735
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$715
Totals for Government 0$0 3$1,722


8.08% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,293 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.08%
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 Wise County, TX  1.05% ($33,147 average AGI)
from Tarrant County, TX  1.01% ($43,046)
from Denton County, TX  0.77% ($60,740)


7.20% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,924 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.20%
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 Wise County, TX  0.95% ($37,967 average AGI)
to Denton County, TX  0.75% ($33,271)
to Tarrant County, TX  0.69% ($31,955)

Strongest AM radio stations in Sunset:

  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • 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.)
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, 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.)
  • KTNO (1440 AM; 12 kW; DENTON, TX; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KNTX (1410 AM; 1 kW; BOWIE, TX; Owner: HENDERSON BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
  • KHVN (970 AM; 10 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCAF (990 AM; 10 kW; FARMERSVILLE, TX; Owner: RENAISSANCE RADIO, INC.)
  • KLIF (570 AM; 5 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: KLIF LICO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sunset:

  • KRNB (105.7 FM; DECATUR, TX; Owner: SERVICE BROADCASTING I, LTD.)
  • KDKR (91.3 FM; DECATUR, TX; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • KWRD-FM (100.7 FM; HIGHLAND VILLAGE, TX; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA OF TEXAS, L.L.C.)
  • KHCK-FM (99.1 FM; DENTON, TX; Owner: KHCK-FM LICENSE CORP.)
  • 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)
  • KNOR (93.7 FM; HEALDTON, OK; Owner: AM & PM BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KESN (103.3 FM; ALLEN, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KSOC (94.5 FM; GAINESVILLE, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KTCY (104.9 FM; PILOT POINT, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KTPW (89.7 FM; SANGER, TX; Owner: RESEARCH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION, INC)
  • KPLX (99.5 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KPLX LICO, INC.)
  • KBOC (98.3 FM; BRIDGEPORT, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS RADIO GROUP, L.P.)

Sunset fatal accident list:

Oct 8, 1988 03:55 AM, Fm1749, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 4, Drunken drivers: 1
Apr 25, 1981 05:40 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Sunset)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • MP 555.4, Mp-555.4, Duncan Sub - Hbd/Ded, 4.5 Mi Sw Of (Lat: 33.404417 Lon: -97.820417), Type: Bant, Structure height: 4 m, Call Sign: WQDY749
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.280 MHz, 160.740 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/02/2005, Expiration Date: 12/02/2015, Certifier: Larry J Kopiasz
    Registrant: Prokarma, 222 So 15th St. Suite 505 N, Omaha, NE 68102, Phone: (402) 522-5068, Fax: (888) 956-8345, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • SUNSET, On East Front Near Michigan Street (Lat: 33.455222 Lon: -97.765611), Type: Tower, Structure height: 83.8 m, Overall height: 84.2 m, Call Sign: WQR78
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6256.54 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/08/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021
    Registrant: Centurylink, 805 Broadway Suite 800, Vancouver, WA 98660, Phone: (360) 905-6839, Fax: (360) 905-5953, Email:
  • SUNSET CITY, 6200 Highway 101 (Lat: 33.470611 Lon: -97.780944), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: WQQL634
    Assigned Frequencies: 10815.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/22/2013, Expiration Date: 01/22/2023, Certifier: Christopher Pickard
    Registrant: Peg Bandwidth, LLC, 5904 Stone Creek Drive, Suite 130, The Colony, TX 75056, Phone: (214) 770-8791, Email:
  • DA03SW102, Yaraborough Road (Sunset #75283) (Lat: 33.474639 Lon: -97.791889), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 101.2 m, Overall height: 103.6 m, Call Sign: WQQZ662
    Assigned Frequencies: 11055.0 MHz, 11095.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 11055.0 MHz, 11095.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 11055.0 MHz, 11095.0 MHz... (+38 more)
    Grant Date: 04/01/2013, Expiration Date: 04/01/2023, Certifier: Kyle B Entz
    Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Sunset)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Sunset)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 9
  • Hazardous Condition: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 5

Incident types - Sunset


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Most common first names in Sunset, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James2175.7 years
John1475.9 years
William1177.6 years
Mary881.3 years
Billy769.6 years
Charles669.0 years
George574.0 years
Fred473.0 years
Dorothy479.3 years
Clarence473.0 years
Most common last names in Sunset, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jackson1278.9 years
Caswell879.4 years
Smith880.0 years
Moore772.3 years
Miller780.4 years
Russell784.5 years
Davis681.9 years
Hill684.0 years
Chambers574.8 years
Jones580.6 years
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