Trent, Texas

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Population in 2014: 341 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +7.2%
 
Males: 180  (52.9%)
Females: 161  (47.1%)
Median resident age:  42.2 years
Texas median age:  34.0 years

Zip codes: 79561.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $36,097 (it was $40,156 in 2000)
Trent:

$36,097
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $20,071 (it was $16,878 in 2000)

Trent town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $55,800 (it was $26,000 in 2000)
Trent:

$55,800
TX:

$132,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $56,331; Detached houses: $52,729; Mobile homes: $89,929

Median gross rent in 2013: $586.

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  • Races in Trent, TX (2010)

    Trent races chart
    • 29186.4%White alone
    • 329.5%Hispanic
    • 72.1%Two or more races
    • 51.5%Black alone
    • 20.6%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Trent: 78.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (12.9%), Irish (11.4%), German (10.8%), Welsh (6.7%), Scotch-Irish (3.5%), Danish (3.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 0.41 square miles.

Population density: 832 people per square mile   (low).

Trent,TX real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Trent:

  • High school or higher: 87.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Trent town:

  • Never married: 33.3%
  • Now married: 39.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 11.3%
  • Divorced: 16.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,177 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $327 (0.9%)

Trent satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Abilene, TX (22.3 miles , pop. 115,930).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fort Worth, TX (163.5 miles , pop. 534,694).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (195.5 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Merkel, TX (2.6 miles ), Tye, TX (3.9 miles ), Sweetwater, TX (4.1 miles ), Hawley-Noodle, TX (4.2 miles ), Hawley, TX (4.5 miles ), Impact, TX (4.7 miles) , Abilene, TX (4.7 miles ), Buffalo Gap, TX (4.7 miles ).

Latitude: 32.49 N, Longitude: 100.12 W

Area code: 325

Trent household income distribution Trent home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.6%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -1 (-0.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (23%)
  • Construction (18%)
  • Other services, except public administration (14%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Utilities (9%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Retail trade (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Construction (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (17%)
  • Transportation occupations (12%)
  • Material moving occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (21%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Transportation occupations (12%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Trent, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Trent-area historical tornado activity is near Texas state average. It is 40% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/19/1986, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.2 miles away from the Trent town center killed one person and injured 100 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/28/1950, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 36.7 miles away from the town center killed 5 people and injured 5 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Trent-area historical earthquake activity is above Texas state average. It is 63% 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 53.0 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 244.9 miles away from Trent 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 174.2 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 186.7 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) earthquake occurred 260.3 miles away from Trent center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 279.4 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 Taylor County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 6, Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Trent topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Trent:

  • MERKEL NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; MERKEL, TX)
  • TOWN CREEK HOME (Hospital, about 16 miles away; SWEETWATER, TX)
  • SWEETWATER HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; SWEETWATER, TX)
  • SWEETWATER NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; SWEETWATER, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Trent:

  • Abilene Christian University (about 25 miles; Abilene, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,025)
  • Cisco College (about 67 miles; Cisco, TX; FT enrollment: 2,687)
  • Angelo State University (about 76 miles; San Angelo, TX; FT enrollment: 6,019)
  • Howard College (about 80 miles; Big Spring, TX; FT enrollment: 2,587)
  • Tarleton State University (about 113 miles; Stephenville, TX; FT enrollment: 8,882)
  • Midland College (about 121 miles; Midland, TX; FT enrollment: 3,650)
  • Vernon College (about 125 miles; Vernon, TX; FT enrollment: 2,216)

Public high school in Trent:

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

Church in Trent: First Baptist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Taylor 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 2013: 21.0%
(16.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.0% for Black residents, 45.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  68.4%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.5%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Trent (2011 data):

  • First Financial Bank, National Association: Trent Branch at 125 North Main, branch established on 1993/12/15. Info updated 2008/04/17: Bank assets: $174.1 mil, Deposits: $157.5 mil, headquarters in Sweetwater, TX, positive income, 4 total offices, Holding Company: First Financial Bankshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.4
Texas average:

14.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Trent town (based on Taylor County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant64,442166
Mainline Protestant12,58829
Catholic7,6005
Other1,8378
Black Protestant5583
Orthodox421
None44,439-
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: 12
Taylor County:

0.95 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Taylor County:

0.63 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 77
Taylor County:

6.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 80
Here:

6.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.2%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Taylor County:

27.0%
Texas:

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

10.6%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Trent:

47.7%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

44.5%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Trent:

29.0
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Trent:

23.5%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.6%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Trent:

6.8
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Trent:

35.1%
State:

33.0%

General health condition:
Trent:

54.1%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Trent:

76.4%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Trent, 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
Financial Administration 1$7,606$91,2721$1,773
Sewerage 1$7,606$91,2720$0
Totals for Government 2$15,212$91,2721$1,773

8.19% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,227 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.19%
Texas average:

7.14%

0.29% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,370 average AGI)
Taylor County:

0.29%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Jones County, TX  0.48% ($27,580 average AGI)
from Callahan County, TX  0.40% ($30,270)
from Tarrant County, TX  0.33% ($38,181)


8.37% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,412 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.37%
Texas average:

6.69%

0.39% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,615 average AGI)
Taylor County:

0.39%
Texas average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Tarrant County, TX  0.47% ($34,176 average AGI)
to Jones County, TX  0.37% ($31,785)
to Callahan County, TX  0.36% ($31,187)

Strongest AM radio stations in Trent:

  • KEAN (1470 AM; 5 kW; ABILENE, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXOX (1240 AM; 1 kW; SWEETWATER, TX; Owner: STEIN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KWKC (1340 AM; 1 kW; ABILENE, TX; Owner: DYNAMIC BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KGKL (960 AM; 5 kW; SAN ANGELO, TX; Owner: KGKL, INC.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KZQQ (1560 AM; daytime; 1 kW; ABILENE, TX; Owner: ADRIAN LLOYD MYNATT)

Strongest FM radio stations in Trent:

  • KHYS (100.7 FM; ABILENE, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KEAN-FM (105.1 FM; ABILENE, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KHXS (102.7 FM; MERKEL, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KBCY (99.7 FM; TYE, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
  • KCDD (103.7 FM; HAMLIN, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KULL (92.5 FM; ABILENE, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KEYJ-FM (107.9 FM; ABILENE, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KGNZ (88.1 FM; ABILENE, TX; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KKHR (106.3 FM; ABILENE, TX; Owner: POWELL MEREDITH COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • KOES (106.9 FM; STAMFORD, TX; Owner: TEXAS GULFWEST COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KAGT-FM (90.5 FM; ABILENE, TX; Owner: GOSPEL RADIO NETWORK)
  • KFQX-FM (98.1 FM; ANSON, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KXOX-FM (96.7 FM; SWEETWATER, TX; Owner: STEIN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Trent:

  • KTXS-TV (Channel 12; SWEETWATER, TX; Owner: ABILENE-SWEETWATER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KPTA-LP (Channel 63; ABILENE-SWEETWATER, TX; Owner: PRIME TIME CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KIDB-CA (Channel 35; SWEETWATER, TX; Owner: SAGE BROADCASTING CORP./KIDY-TV)
  • KRBC-TV (Channel 9; ABILENE, TX; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXVA (Channel 15; ABILENE, TX; Owner: STAR BROADCASTING LIMITED)
  • KTAB-TV (Channel 32; ABILENE, TX; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF ABILENE, LLC)
  • KIDT-LP (Channel 43; STAMFORD, TX; Owner: SAGE BROADCASTING CORP./KIDY-TV)
  • KTES-LP (Channel 40; ABILENE, TX; Owner: ABILENE-SWEETWATER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KIDZ-LP (Channel 54; ABILENE, TX; Owner: SAGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • K51CK (Channel 51; ABILENE, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Trent fatal accident list:

Sep 13, 2000 11:35 PM, I-20, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 16m52ftTotal length
  • 20,260Total average daily traffic
  • 8,604Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Trent)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Trent, TX)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-290 SERIES (140 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8527C , Serial Number: 22-1237, Year manufactured: 1953, Airworthiness Date: 10/21/1957
    Registrant (Individual): Tracey L Castleberry, 357 County Road 365, Trent, TX 79561

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 6
  • Good Intent Call: 1
Most common first names in Trent, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1267.0 years
William1280.1 years
John1180.3 years
Mary677.3 years
Henry472.2 years
Thomas469.7 years
George372.0 years
Hattie380.7 years
Billy360.0 years
Margaret385.7 years
Most common last names in Trent, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Freeman774.3 years
Jones681.0 years
Bright574.2 years
Driggers583.4 years
Payne587.2 years
Boyd479.7 years
Brenem468.4 years
Beaver456.0 years
Hamner477.5 years
Burks476.0 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (47%)
  • Electricity (44%)
  • No fuel used (4%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Businesses in Trent, TX

  • 7-Eleven: 1

Trent compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value significantly 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 3 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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