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Population in 2017: 2,291 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +0.7%
 
Males: 1,201  (52.4%)
Females: 1,090  (47.6%)
Median resident age:

50.4 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 75163.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $45,173 (it was $32,679 in 2000)
Tool:

$45,173
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $27,223 (it was $19,507 in 2000)

Tool city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $120,700 (it was $64,200 in 2000)
Tool:

$120,700
TX:

$172,200

Median gross rent in 2017: $884.

March 2019 cost of living index in Tool: 85.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 14.0%
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  • Races in Tool, TX (2010)
    • 2,05991.9%White alone
    • 1135.0%Hispanic
    • 261.2%Two or more races
    • 180.8%Black alone
    • 120.5%American Indian alone
    • 60.3%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 30.1%Asian alone
    • 30.1%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Tool, Texas as of June 02, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Tool is 285 to 1.


Crime rates in Tool by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(40.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(40.7)
1
(41.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(44.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(44.0)
1
(43.8)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
19
(771.4)
7
(277.7)
5
(200.4)
5
(203.3)
14
(569.8)
2
(82.2)
1
(43.7)
3
(131.8)
7
(309.2)
2
(89.2)
5
(220.7)
1
(44.0)
1
(43.8)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
33
(1,340)
25
(991.7)
22
(881.8)
12
(488.0)
40
(1,628)
20
(821.7)
20
(874.5)
28
(1,230)
13
(574.2)
14
(624.2)
15
(662.0)
8
(351.8)
5
(218.9)
4
(174.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
44
(1,786)
30
(1,190)
35
(1,403)
26
(1,057)
53
(2,157)
46
(1,890)
42
(1,836)
35
(1,537)
31
(1,369)
16
(713.3)
20
(882.6)
8
(351.8)
10
(437.8)
3
(130.5)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
5
(203.0)
6
(238.0)
3
(120.2)
2
(81.3)
4
(162.8)
1
(41.1)
1
(43.7)
1
(43.9)
3
(132.5)
3
(133.7)
7
(308.9)
7
(307.8)
4
(175.1)
2
(87.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(40.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)335.8191.6247.7123.6359.8185.7146.9177.4167.4136.4150.5107.390.624.4

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City-data.com crime index in Tool, TX

Crime rate in Tool detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 10 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.63
Texas average:

1.54
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Ancestries: American (26.1%), German (8.0%), Irish (6.2%), Czech (6.1%), English (4.2%), European (4.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 3.61 square miles.

Population density: 635 people per square mile   (low).

Tool, Texas map

33 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.5%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,902 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,289 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Mesquite, TX (43.1 miles , pop. 124,523).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Dallas, TX (50.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Enchanted Oaks, TX (2.0 miles ),
Gun Barrel City, TX (2.0 miles ),
Seven Points, TX (2.1 miles ),
Cedar Creek Lake, TX (2.1 miles ),
Payne Springs, TX (2.1 miles ),
Mabank, TX (2.7 miles ),
Caney City, TX (3.0 miles ),
Star Harbor, TX (3.1 miles )

Latitude: 32.28 N, Longitude: 96.17 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 903

Distribution of median household income in Tool, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in Tool, TX in 2017
Tool satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 18 buildings, average cost: $58,000
  • 1998: 15 buildings, average cost: $97,900
  • 1999: 11 buildings, average cost: $88,800
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $79,300
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $50,700
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $114,800
  • 2003: 17 buildings, average cost: $79,300
  • 2004: 13 buildings, average cost: $74,400
  • 2005: 16 buildings, average cost: $172,200
  • 2006: 18 buildings, average cost: $129,700
  • 2007: 13 buildings, average cost: $130,700
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $500,000
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $187,300
  • 2010: 8 buildings, average cost: $157,500
  • 2011: 7 buildings, average cost: $119,300
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $121,500
  • 2013: 9 buildings, average cost: $102,900
  • 2014: 5 buildings, average cost: $273,100
  • 2015: 3 buildings, average cost: $319,700
  • 2016: 3 buildings, average cost: $324,200
  • 2017: 7 buildings, average cost: $220,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Tool, TX residents
Average permit cost in Tool, TX
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.5%
Texas:

3.5%
Population change in the 1990s: +571 (+33.5%).
Most common industries in Tool, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (14.1%)
  • Educational services (8.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.9%)
  • Health care (6.4%)
  • Public administration (5.1%)
  • Air transportation (4.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (19.1%)
  • Educational services (6.5%)
  • Air transportation (6.1%)
  • Public administration (6.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.5%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.5%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (4.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (11.7%)
  • Educational services (10.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (8.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.2%)
  • Construction (7.0%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.2%)
Most common occupations in Tool, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (9.5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (9.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.5%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (6.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.9%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5.6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.0%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (4.7%)

Average climate in Tool, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Tool, Texas average temperatures Tool, Texas average precipitation Tool, Texas humidity Tool, Texas wind speed Tool, Texas snowfall Tool, Texas sunshine Tool, Texas clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 65.9. This is about average.

City:

65.9
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 3.44. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.44
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.400. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.400
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.52. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.52
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Tool-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 106% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/13/1981, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.1 miles away from the Tool city center injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 4/25/1994, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 39.6 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 48 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Tool-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 80% 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 272.4 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 165.3 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 447.1 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 191.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 303.2 miles away from Tool 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 305.4 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 Henderson County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 6, Fires: 4, Hurricanes: 4, Winds: 2, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Tool topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Tool:

  • CARING HEARTS HOSPICE (Hospital, about 4 miles away; GUN BARREL CITY, TX)
  • MABANK NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MABANK, TX)
  • LIGHTED PATHWAYS HEALTH SERVICES INC (Hospital, about 9 miles away; SEVEN POINTS, TX)
  • KERENS CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; KERENS, TX)
  • KERENS SOUTHWOOD INC (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; KERENS, TX)
  • CEDAR LAKE NURSING SERVICES AND HOSPICE (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; MALAKOFF, TX)
  • WEE CARE CONNECTION HOME HEALTH INC (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; MALAKOFF, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tool:

  • Trinity Valley Community College (about 20 miles; Athens, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,333)
  • Navarro College (about 24 miles; Corsicana, TX; FT enrollment: 7,711)
  • Cedar Valley College (about 42 miles; Lancaster, TX; FT enrollment: 3,603)
  • Eastfield College (about 47 miles; Mesquite, TX; FT enrollment: 8,323)
  • El Centro College (about 51 miles; Dallas, TX; FT enrollment: 6,086)
  • Tyler Junior College (about 53 miles; Tyler, TX; FT enrollment: 8,104)
  • Mountain View College (about 53 miles; Dallas, TX; FT enrollment: 4,988)

Public elementary/middle school in Tool:

  • TOOL EL (Students: 225, Location: 1201 S TOOL DR, Grades: PK-5)
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Notable location: Tool Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Tool: Providence Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Henderson 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:

2.2 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

60.7%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.0%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.8% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Tool:

Marital status in Tool, TX
  • Never married: 17.2%
  • Now married: 57.4%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 14.1%

For population 25 years and over in Tool:

  • High school or higher: 78.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 42.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.9
Texas average:

14.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Tool, TX (based on Henderson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant26,143122
Catholic8,5604
Mainline Protestant3,93623
Black Protestant8486
Other5633
None38,482-
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: 13
Henderson County:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
This county:

0.89 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 27
Henderson County:

3.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 43
Henderson County:

5.46 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

9.4%
State:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Henderson County:

28.7%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.2%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.7%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Tool:

46.2%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.0
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Tool:

21.1%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.9%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Tool:

37.1%
State:

33.0%

General health condition:
This city:

55.0%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

74.6%
State:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Tool, TX Residents
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
Police Protection - Officers 8$24,246$36,3690$0
Other and Unallocable 8$16,505$24,7580$0
Financial Administration 5$16,322$39,1730$0
Judicial and Legal 5$22,213$53,3110$0
Streets and Highways 4$7,773$23,3190$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 10$9,989
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 30$87,059$34,82410$9,989

Tool government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $618,000 ($269.75)
    Regular Highways: $365,000 ($159.32)
    General - Other: $129,000 ($56.31)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $76,000 ($33.17)
    Financial Administration: $22,000 ($9.60)
    Solid Waste Management: $16,000 ($6.98)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($0.44)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $10,000 ($4.36)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $856,000 ($373.64)

Tool government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $36,000 ($15.71)
    Solid Waste Management: $16,000 ($6.98)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $87,000 ($37.97)
    Donations From Private Sources: $4,000 ($1.75)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($0.87)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,000 ($0.44)
  • Tax - Property: $874,000 ($381.49)
    Public Utilities Sales: $119,000 ($51.94)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $70,000 ($30.55)

Tool government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $340,000 ($148.41)

8.61% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($49,120 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.61%
Texas average:

7.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Smith County, TX  1.14% ($40,227 average AGI)
from Dallas County, TX  1.08% ($57,225)
from Kaufman County, TX  1.02% ($43,199)


7.56% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($42,222 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.56%
Texas average:

7.26%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Smith County, TX  1.18% ($42,371 average AGI)
to Kaufman County, TX  0.85% ($37,649)
to Dallas County, TX  0.71% ($55,094)

Strongest AM radio stations in Tool:

  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KAAM (770 AM; 10 kW; GARLAND, TX; Owner: DONTRON, INC.)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KVCI (1510 AM; daytime; 3 kW; CANTON, TX; Owner: CANTON BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KTBB (600 AM; 5 kW; TYLER, TX; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Tool:

  • KLTY (94.9 FM; ARLINGTON, TX; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA OF TEXAS, LLC)
  • KRBV (100.3 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF FORT WORTH)
  • KRVF (106.9 FM; KERENS, TX; Owner: FIRST BROADCASTING INVESTMENT PARTNERS, LLC)
  • KLLI (105.3 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF DALLAS)
  • WRR (101.1 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CITY OF DALLAS, TEXAS)
  • KEGL (97.1 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOAI (107.5 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: INFINITY KOAI-FM, INC.)
  • KVIL-FM (103.7 FM; HIGHLAND PARK-DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF TEXAS)
  • KHKS (106.1 FM; DENTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KZPS (92.5 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKDA-FM (104.5 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: SERVICE BROADCASTING I, LTD.)
  • KBFB (97.9 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KSCS (96.3 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KLUV-FM (98.7 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF DALLAS)
  • KLNO (94.1 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KCKL (95.9 FM; MALAKOFF, TX; Owner: CEDAR CREEK RADIO COMPANY, INC.)
  • KCBI (90.9 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CRISWELL CENTER FOR BIBLICAL STUDIES)
  • KDOS (107.9 FM; ROBINSON, TX; Owner: KICI-FM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KDGE (102.1 FM; FORT WORTH-DALLAS, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOOI (106.5 FM; JACKSONVILLE, TX; Owner: WALLER BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Tool:

  • KTVT (Channel 11; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: CBS STATIONS GROUP OF TEXAS L.P.)
  • KXAS-TV (Channel 5; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: STATION VENTURE OPERATIONS, LP)
  • KDTN (Channel 2; DENTON, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KNAV-LP (Channel 30; CORSICANA, TX; Owner: NAVARRO COLLEGE)
  • KDAF (Channel 33; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • KDFI (Channel 27; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NEW DMIC, INC.)
  • KMPX (Channel 29; DECATUR, TX; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KTXA (Channel 21; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: VIACOM TELEVISION STATIONS GROUP OF DALLAS/FORT WORTH L.P.)
  • KUVN (Channel 23; GARLAND, TX; Owner: KUVN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KSTR-TV (Channel 49; IRVING, TX; Owner: TELEFUTURA DALLAS LLC)
  • KPXD (Channel 68; ARLINGTON, TX; Owner: PAXSON DALLAS LICENSE, INC.)
  • KERA-TV (Channel 13; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFAA-TV (Channel 8; DALLAS, TX; Owner: WFAA-TV, L.P.)
  • KXTX-TV (Channel 39; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF TEXAS PARTNERSHIP, LP)
  • KETK-TV (Channel 56; JACKSONVILLE, TX; Owner: KETK LICENSEE L.P.)
  • KDFW (Channel 4; DALLAS, TX; Owner: KDFW LICENSE, INC.)
  • KDTX-TV (Channel 58; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF TEXAS, INC.)
  • KJJM-LP (Channel 46; DALLAS/MESQUITE, TX; Owner: JANE McGINNIS)
Tool fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Tool fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 75ft / 22.6mTotal length
  • 2,630Total average daily traffic
  • 260Total average daily truck traffic
  • 3,690Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Tool)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • N Of Int Of Fm 3225 & Sh 274 (Lat: 32.274306 Lon: -96.171361), Type: Tower, Structure height: 52 m, Call Sign: WPHA450,
    Assigned Frequencies: 929.287 MHz, 929.612 MHz, Grant Date: 06/19/2000, Expiration Date: 06/19/2010, Cancellation Date: 07/09/2001, Certifier: Donna Comer, Registrant: Paging Network Of America Inc, 1500 International Pkwy, Suite 300, Richardson, TX 75081, Phone: (972) 801-0304, Fax: (972) 801-0330

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • 10.1 Mi N Of Int Hwy 31 & 274 In (Lat: 32.288194 Lon: -96.178028), Call Sign: WGR419, Licensee ID: L00086381,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.030 MHz, Grant Date: 09/12/2000, Expiration Date: 10/09/2005, Cancellation Date: 01/07/2006, Registrant: City Of Tool, Rt 6 Box 643, Kemp, TX 75143, Phone: (214) 432-3522
  • 6613 Ashby Lane (Lat: 32.242500 Lon: -96.144167), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 97.2 m, Call Sign: KUQ560,
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.475 MHz, Grant Date: 03/18/2015, Expiration Date: 04/18/2025, Certifier: Anthony Allison, Registrant: Henderson County Sheriff\'s Office, 206-A N. Murchison St., Athens, TX 75751, Phone: (903) 675-5128, Fax: (903) 677-6344, Email:
  • State Hwy 274 (Lat: 32.242500 Lon: -96.144167), Type: Mast, Structure height: 91.4 m, Call Sign: WQFH782,
    Assigned Frequencies: 406.125 MHz, Grant Date: 04/22/2016, Expiration Date: 07/19/2026, Certifier: David Marshall, Registrant: Tarrant Regional Water District, 808 E. Northside Dr., Fort Worth, TX 76102, Phone: (817) 335-2491, Fax: (817) 529-0770, Email:
  • 10.1 Mi N Of Int Hwy 31 & 274 In (Lat: 32.288194 Lon: -96.178028), Type: Building, Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: WQHX832,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.030 MHz, Grant Date: 10/03/2017, Expiration Date: 11/28/2027, Certifier: Warren Loscuito, Registrant: Federal License Management, 175 Pine St, Suite 104, Williamsport, PA 17701-6549, Phone: (866) 908-2220, Fax: (570) 323-4002, Email:
  • Lat: 32.276778 Lon: -96.177611, Call Sign: WQPT499,
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.940 MHz, Grant Date: 08/10/2012, Expiration Date: 08/10/2022, Certifier: Frank Todd, Registrant: Spectrum License Consultants, Inc., 6713 Club Meadows Dr, Amarillo, TX 79124, Phone: (806) 352-4810, Fax: (806) 352-4830, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • CEDAR CREEK, 6613 Ashby Lane (Lat: 32.242500 Lon: -96.144167), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 97.2 m, Call Sign: WNTN421,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6765.00 MHz, 6745.00 MHz, 6785.00 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 6389.96 MHz, 6271.36 MHz, 6212.06 MHz, 6389.96 MHz, 6271.36 MHz, 6212.06 MHz... (+20 more), Grant Date: 03/22/2012, Expiration Date: 06/18/2022, Registrant: Huffman Communications, 2829 W. 7th Ave, Corsicana, TX 75151-1753, Phone: (903) 872-8306, Fax: (903) 872-6032, Email:
  • Tool, 32-16-23n And 96-10-32w (Lat: 32.273056 Lon: -96.175556), Type: Tank, Structure height: 48.8 m, Overall height: 51.8 m, Call Sign: WQXJ816,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11465.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, Grant Date: 03/28/2016, Expiration Date: 03/28/2026, Certifier: Ap Tony Ciardo, Registrant: West Cedar Creek Municipal Utility District, Mexia, TX 76667, Phone: (903) 388-5683, Fax: (254) 562-5078, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Tool)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$49,55012$112,43917$132,1412$14,37511$143,025
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$96,7002$93,0550$01$37,900
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$02$41,05510$93,1102$8,9851$141,680
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$40,4005$86,9240$01$76,340
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$00$0
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9508.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$93,4731$79,3901$125,240
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 9508.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Tool, TX
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Tool, TX - Value

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 35. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 71 took place in 2011, and the least - 1 in 2008. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Tool, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (51.0%), and Structure Fires (35.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Tool, TX
    • 27251.0%Outside Fires
    • 18835.3%Structure Fires
    • 417.7%Other
    • 326.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Tool, TX
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Tool, TX
  • 88.1%Electricity
  • 8.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.0%Utility gas
  • 1.5%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Tool, TX
  • 80.8%Electricity
  • 11.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 8.0%Wood


Tool 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.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Tool on our top lists:

  • #30 on the list of "Top 100 cities with longest commuting times"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
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