Tira, Texas

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Population in 2013: 298 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +20.2%
 
Males: 144  (48.3%)
Females: 154  (51.7%)
Median resident age:  43.8 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 75482.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $44,282 (it was $36,964 in 2000)
Tira:

$44,282
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,944 (it was $18,750 in 2000)

Tira town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $80,750 (it was $50,000 in 2000)
Tira:

$80,750
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $127,843; Detached houses: $143,000; Mobile homes: $68,591

Median gross rent in 2012: $788.

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Tira races chart
  • White alone - 271 (91.2%)
  • Hispanic - 18 (6.1%)
  • Two or more races - 4 (1.3%)
  • Other race alone - 3 (1.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.3%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Tira: 80.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (16.4%), German (13.4%), United States (13.4%), English (5.2%), Dutch (2.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 471 feet

Land area: 1.44 square miles.

Population density: 207 people per square mile   (very low).

Tira,TX real estate house value index trend

Tira, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Tira:

  • High school or higher: 78.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tira town:

  • Never married: 26.0%
  • Now married: 56.8%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 8.0%

23 residents are foreign born (0.9% Europe).

This town:  6.8%
Texas:  16.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,250 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,238 (1.4%)

Tira satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: East Grayson, TX (60.4 miles , pop. 81,381).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Garland, TX (68.2 miles , pop. 215,768).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (79.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: North Hopkins-Sulphur Bluff, TX (2.1 miles ), Cooper, TX (2.8 miles ), Sulphur Springs, TX (3.7 miles ), Biardstown, TX (3.8 miles ), Roxton, TX (4.2 miles ), Pecan Gap, TX (4.2 miles ), Howland, TX (4.3 miles ), Como, TX (4.4 miles ).

Latitude: 33.33 N, Longitude: 95.57 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 903

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

4.7%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -5 (-2.0%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (31%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (15%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (15%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (6%)
  • Public administration (2%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (17%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (14%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Top executives (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (14%)
  • Cashiers (13%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (11%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Other protective service workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)

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

Average climate in Tira, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Tira-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 118% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/2/1982, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.6 miles away from the Tira town center killed 10 people and injured 170 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/13/1981, a category F4 tornado 31.4 miles away from the town center injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Tira-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 104.7 miles away from the city center
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 301.5 miles away from Tira center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 230.6 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 232.6 miles away from the city 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 153.3 miles away from Tira center
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 25.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hopkins County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Fires: 3, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Tira topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Tira:

  • DELTA NH (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; COOPER, TX)
  • DELTA NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; COOPER, TX)
  • COOPER HOME HEALTH INC (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; COOPER, TX)
  • RENAL CARE GROUP SULPHUR SPRINGS (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; SULPHUR SPRINGS, TX)
  • CARRIAGE HOUSE MANOR (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; SULPHUR SPRINGS, TX)
  • REGENCY TERRACE NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; SULPHUR SPRINGS, TX)
  • HOPKINS COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; SULPHUR SPRINGS, TX)

Airports located in Tira:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tira:

  • Texas A & M University-Commerce (about 21 miles; Commerce, TX; Full-time enrollment: 8,890)
  • Paris Junior College (about 23 miles; Paris, TX; FT enrollment: 3,875)
  • Northeast Texas Community College (about 43 miles; Mount Pleasant, TX; FT enrollment: 2,320)
  • Collin County Community College District (about 63 miles; McKinney, TX; FT enrollment: 18,044)
  • Southeastern Oklahoma State University (about 66 miles; Durant, OK; FT enrollment: 3,365)
  • Grayson College (about 67 miles; Denison, TX; FT enrollment: 2,496)
  • Tyler Junior College (about 71 miles; Tyler, TX; FT enrollment: 8,104)

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Hopkins 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: 12.2%
(9.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 61.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  68.9%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.7%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Tira compared to Texas state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (49%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (28%)
  • Wood (13%)
  • Utility gas (9%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Tira town (based on Hopkins County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 71.34%
Here: 71.3%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristCatholic Church
Adherents48.2%13.9%13.0%7.3%6.9%
Congregations30.3%12.4%20.2%11.2%1.1%
NameChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Assemblies of GodChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)American Baptist AssociationOther
Adherents2.0%1.9%1.3%0.8%4.7%
Congregations1.1%6.7%1.1%2.2%13.5%
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: 3
Hopkins County:

0.89 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 25
Hopkins County:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 20
Here:

5.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.7%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Hopkins County:

29.2%
Texas:

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

13.7%
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

6.49% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,354 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.49%
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 Hunt County, TX  0.76% ($29,427 average AGI)
from Dallas County, TX  0.59% ($33,101)
from Wood County, TX  0.56% ($31,785)


6.42% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,352 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.42%
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 Hunt County, TX  0.77% ($27,567 average AGI)
to Dallas County, TX  0.54% ($23,556)
to Wood County, TX  0.44% ($28,462)

Strongest AM radio stations in Tira:

  • 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.)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KSST (1230 AM; 1 kW; SULPHUR SPRINGS, TX; Owner: HOPKINS COUNTY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KAAM (770 AM; 10 kW; GARLAND, TX; Owner: DONTRON, INC.)
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KYNG (950 AM; 10 kW; DENISON-SHERMAN, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Tira:

  • KSCH (95.9 FM; SULPHUR SPRINGS, TX; Owner: EAST TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRVA-FM (107.1 FM; CAMPBELL, TX; Owner: FIRST BROADCASTING INVESTMENT PARTNERS, LLC)
  • KPLT-FM (107.7 FM; PARIS, TX; Owner: EAST TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KALK (97.7 FM; WINFIELD, TX; Owner: EAST TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KETR (88.9 FM; COMMERCE, TX; Owner: TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY-COMMERCE)
  • KDVE (103.1 FM; PITTSBURG, TX; Owner: ON-AIR FAMILY, LLC)
  • KBUS (101.9 FM; PARIS, TX; Owner: EAST TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KWNS (104.7 FM; WINNSBORO, TX; Owner: RICHARD E. FOSTER)
  • K217CP (91.3 FM; PARIS, TX; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Tira:

  • KTAQ (Channel 47; GREENVILLE, TX; Owner: MIKE SIMONS)
  • K42DA (Channel 42; PARIS, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
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