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Population in 2012: 516 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -9.5%
 

Males: 253  (49.2%)
Females: 263  (50.8%)

Median resident age:  35.7 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 75487.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $33,411 (it was $17,500 in 2000)
Talco:

$33,411
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $14,592

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $31,291 (it was $21,600 in 2000)
Talco:

$31,291
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $40,237; Detached houses: $44,210; Mobile homes: $21,333

Median gross rent in 2012: $568.

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  • White alone - 327 (63.4%)
  • Hispanic - 100 (19.4%)
  • Black alone - 68 (13.2%)
  • Two or more races - 11 (2.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 6 (1.2%)
  • Asian alone - 4 (0.8%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Talco: 79.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (15.4%), Irish (11.9%), Subsaharan African (7.0%), English (2.8%), United States (2.1%), French (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 367 feet

Land area: 0.77 square miles.

Population density: 673 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Talco:

  • High school or higher: 79.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.6%
  • Unemployed: 12.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Talco city:

  • Never married: 21.8%
  • Now married: 57.5%
  • Separated: 4.0%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

129 residents are foreign born

This city:  16.1%
Texas:  16.4%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Talco, Texas as of September 19, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Talco to the number of sex offenders is 172 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $285 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $614 (2.0%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Longview, TX (62.4 miles , pop. 73,344).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Garland, TX (94.1 miles , pop. 215,768).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (105.0 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Bogata, TX (3.1 miles ), Winfield, TX (3.7 miles ), Mount Vernon, TX (3.8 miles ), Miller's Cove, TX (3.8 miles) , Mount Pleasant, TX (4.0 miles ), Deport, TX (4.1 miles ), Clarksville, TX (4.2 miles ), Annona, TX (4.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $30,000
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $3,000
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Latitude: 33.36 N, Longitude: 95.10 W

Area code: 903

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.8%
Texas:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -25 (-4.2%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (29%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (13%)
  • Utilities (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (23%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (20%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (18%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (11%)
  • Religious workers (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Top executives (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Cashiers (17%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (12%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)

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Tornado activity:

Talco-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 209% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/2/1982, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.2 miles away from the Talco city center killed 10 people and injured 170 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/26/1961, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.8 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Talco-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 51.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/20/2002 at 02:18:13, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 84.4 miles away from Talco center
On 4/22/2005 at 05:17:04, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 56.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Titus County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Fires: 2, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Talco:

  • LEWIS HOME HEALTH CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; BOGATA, TX)
  • RED RIVER HAVEN NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; BOGATA, TX)
  • MISSION MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; MOUNT VERNON, TX)

Political contributions by individuals in Talco, TX

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Talco:

  • Paris Junior College (about 32 miles; Paris, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,649)
  • Texas A & M University-Commerce (about 48 miles; Commerce, TX; FT enrollment: 5,138)
  • Texarkana College (about 60 miles; Texarkana, TX; FT enrollment: 2,250)
  • LeTourneau University (about 66 miles; Longview, TX; FT enrollment: 3,187)
  • Kilgore College (about 70 miles; Kilgore, TX; FT enrollment: 2,977)
  • Tyler Junior College (about 72 miles; Tyler, TX; FT enrollment: 6,186)
  • The University of Texas at Tyler (about 74 miles; Tyler, TX; FT enrollment: 4,172)
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Notable location: Talco Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Alexander; Cordell (201 Hwy 271).

 
Titus 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: 18.4%
(11.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 47.0% for Black residents, 28.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.6 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:  8.0%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Talco, TX

Talco compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Talco travel time to work - commute


Talco mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (45%)
  • Electricity (36%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11%)
  • Wood (8%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Talco city (based on Titus County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 71.01%
Here71.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchAmerican Baptist AssociationUnited Methodist ChurchBaptist Missionary Association of America
Adherents44.7%13.7%11.0%7.5%7.5%
Congregations22.7%1.5%24.2%9.1%4.5%
NameChurches of ChristAssemblies of GodPresbyterian Church (USA)Episcopal ChurchOther
Adherents5.9%5.5%1.7%0.9%1.5%
Congregations16.7%9.1%1.5%1.5%9.1%
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: 5
Titus County:

1.71 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Titus County:

0.34 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

0.68 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 25
Titus County:

8.56 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
Here:

5.48 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.8%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Titus County:

27.2%
State:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Titus County:

16.1%
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
Other Government Administration 1$2,210$26,5201$330
Water Supply 1$2,966$35,5921$1,548
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$780
Totals for Government 2$5,176$31,0564$2,658

Talco government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $112,000 ($217.05)
    Financial Administration: $92,000 ($178.29)
    Sewerage: $48,000 ($93.02)
    Solid Waste Management: $22,000 ($42.64)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($9.69)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($1.94)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $125,000 ($242.25)

Talco government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $41,000 ($79.46)
    Sewerage: $25,000 ($48.45)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $12,000 ($23.26)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $90,000 ($174.42)
  • Tax - Property: $52,000 ($100.78)
    Total General Sales: $14,000 ($27.13)
    Public Utilities: $13,000 ($25.19)

Talco government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $93,000 ($180.23)

7.34% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,872 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.34%
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 Morris County, TX  0.77% ($33,000 average AGI)
from Camp County, TX  0.76% ($30,588)
from Franklin County, TX  0.71% ($26,905)


7.15% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,487 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.15%
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 Camp County, TX  0.92% ($30,329 average AGI)
to Morris County, TX  0.81% ($26,528)
to Franklin County, TX  0.75% ($37,239)

Strongest AM radio stations in Talco:

  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KIMP (960 AM; 1 kW; MOUNT PLEASANT, TX; Owner: EAST TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KPYN (900 AM; 10 kW; ATLANTA, TX; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KOFY (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GILMER, TX; Owner: JERRY RUSSELL D/B/A THE RUSSELL COMPANY)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Talco:

  • KALK (97.7 FM; WINFIELD, TX; Owner: EAST TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPLT-FM (107.7 FM; PARIS, TX; Owner: EAST TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDVE (103.1 FM; PITTSBURG, TX; Owner: ON-AIR FAMILY, LLC)
  • KGAP (98.5 FM; CLARKSVILLE, TX; Owner: PETRACOM OF TEXARKANA, L.L.C.)
  • KSCN (96.9 FM; PITTSBURG, TX; Owner: EAST TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KWNS (104.7 FM; WINNSBORO, TX; Owner: RICHARD E. FOSTER)
  • KAZE (106.9 FM; ORE CITY, TX; Owner: REYNOLDS RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Talco:

  • K54CB (Channel 54; MOUNT PLEASANT, TX; Owner: F. V. P. NETWORK, INC)
  • K42DA (Channel 42; PARIS, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Talco fatal accident list:

Oct 11, 2002 04:12 PM, Us-271, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 4, 1999 10:23 AM, Us-271, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jul 2, 1994 07:45 AM, 271, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Oct 30, 1987 06:00 PM, 271, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Talco, TX)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • TALCO, 300' E Of Us 271 .7 Mi S Of (Lat: 33.350944 Lon: -95.106583), Overall height: 115.8 m, Call Sign: WMW416
    Assigned Frequencies: 2124.80 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/06/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 04/29/2008
    Registrant: Alltel Communications, Inc., One Allied Drive, B2f02-A, Little Rock, AR 72202, Phone: (501) 905-8555, Fax: (501) 905-6193, Email:
  • TALCO, 15350 Hwy 271 North (Lat: 33.350944 Lon: -95.106611), Type: Tower, Structure height: 108.2 m, Overall height: 115.8 m, Call Sign: WPUX878, Licensee ID: L00043583
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6256.54 MHz... (+8 more)
    Grant Date: 04/07/2012, Expiration Date: 05/23/2022, Certifier: Kevin Roper
    Registrant: The Northeast Texas Consortium (Netnet)
  • TALCO, 3,200' Sse From I/S Of Us 271 & 71 (Lat: 33.350944 Lon: -95.106611), Type: Tower, Structure height: 108.2 m, Overall height: 115.8 m, Call Sign: WQJY662
    Assigned Frequencies: 6795.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/18/2009, Expiration Date: 02/18/2019, Certifier: John T Scott Iii
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • Hagansport, Lat: 33.342083 Lon: -95.252306, Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.7 m, Overall height: 93 m, Call Sign: WQPH984
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/24/2012, Expiration Date: 05/24/2022, Certifier: Steven Steele
    Registrant: Herman & Whiteaker, LLC, Bethesda, MD 20827, Phone: (202) 600-7273, Fax: (202) 706-6056, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KC5YTU, Licensee ID: L01311309
    Grant Date: 08/07/2007, Expiration Date: 08/07/2017
    Registrant: Bruce L Posey, 5353 Fm 71 East, Talco, TX 75487
  • Call Sign: KD5BAQ, Licensee ID: L01312437
    Grant Date: 08/10/2007, Expiration Date: 08/10/2017
    Registrant: Eric L Posey, 5353 Fm 71 East, Talco, TX 75487

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: AMERICAN AVIATION AA-1A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 84 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9318L , Serial Number: AA1A-0018, Year manufactured: 1971, Airworthiness Date: 02/03/1971
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Mark S Johnson, 1463 County Road Ne 2220, Talco, TX 75487, Other Owners: Becky A Johnson


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 23
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Incident types - Talco


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Talco, TX

Most common first names in Talco, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James2578.3 years
John2381.5 years
William1873.3 years
Mary979.6 years
Robert971.1 years
Willie880.5 years
Charles765.0 years
Clarence674.5 years
Billy664.8 years
Jack668.8 years
Most common last names in Talco, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Brown1673.3 years
Savage1172.3 years
Martin971.6 years
Smith978.2 years
Belcher878.2 years
Hines860.8 years
Miller681.5 years
Kelley682.3 years
Taylor682.7 years
Goode679.5 years
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