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Population in 2014: 94 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -37.3%
Males: 50  (53.8%)
Females: 44  (46.2%)
Median resident age:  65.9 years
Texas median age:  34.0 years

Zip code: 75661

Estimated median household income in 2013: $29,336 (it was $27,000 in 2000)
Uncertain:

$29,336
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $28,850 (it was $18,352 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $141,128 (it was $68,300 in 2000)
Uncertain:

$141,128
TX:

$132,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $157,121; Detached houses: $206,304; Mobile homes: $61,609

Median gross rent in 2013: $496.

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    • 7478.7%White alone
    • 2021.3%Black alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Uncertain: 83.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (25.6%), German (19.8%), English (14.0%), Irish (14.0%), Scotch-Irish (8.1%), French (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 0.51 square miles.

Population density: 184 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Uncertain:

  • High school or higher: 86.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Uncertain city:

  • Never married: 11.1%
  • Now married: 70.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.2%
  • Divorced: 13.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $876 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $704 (0.7%)

Uncertain satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Shreveport, LA (26.4 miles , pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (155.2 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Oil City, LA (3.0 miles ), Mooringsport, LA (3.1 miles ), Vivian, LA (3.7 miles ), Jefferson, TX (3.7 miles ), Scottsville, TX (3.7 miles ), Blanchard, LA (4.0 miles ), Waskom, TX (4.0 miles ), Belcher, LA (4.1 miles ).

Latitude: 32.71 N, Longitude: 94.12 W

Area code: 903

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

5.1%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -44 (-22.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (21%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (7%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Other services, except public administration (25%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (14%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (58%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)

Average climate in Uncertain, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Uncertain-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 135% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1999, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.1 miles away from the Uncertain city center killed 7 people and injured 102 people and caused $8 million in damages.

On 12/3/1978, a category F4 tornado 26.1 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 266 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Uncertain-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 202.5 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 205.0 miles away from Uncertain 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 189.5 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 296.8 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) earthquake occurred 386.6 miles away from Uncertain center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 410.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Harrison County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Fires: 3, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Uncertain:

  • NORTH CADDO MEMORIAL HOSPITAL SNF (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; VIVIAN, LA)
  • VIVIAN HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; VIVIAN, LA)
  • MAGNOLIA MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; JEFFERSON, TX)
  • VIVIAN GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 14 miles away; VIVIAN, LA)
  • MARION COUNTY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 15 miles away; JEFFERSON, TX)
  • PINE HILL NURSING AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; JEFFERSON, TX)
  • SUGAR CREEK COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 16 miles away; MARSHALL, TX)

Amtrak station near Uncertain:

  • 19 miles: MARSHALL (FOOT OF N. WASHINGTON AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Uncertain:

  • Southern University at Shreveport (about 21 miles; Shreveport, LA; Full-time enrollment: 2,277)
  • Bossier Parish Community College (about 31 miles; Bossier City, LA; FT enrollment: 6,209)
  • Louisiana State University-Shreveport (about 32 miles; Shreveport, LA; FT enrollment: 3,159)
  • LeTourneau University (about 40 miles; Longview, TX; FT enrollment: 2,357)
  • Kilgore College (about 50 miles; Kilgore, TX; FT enrollment: 3,127)
  • Texarkana College (about 51 miles; Texarkana, TX; FT enrollment: 2,629)
  • Northeast Texas Community College (about 52 miles; Mount Pleasant, TX; FT enrollment: 2,320)

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

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 78.8. This is about average.

City:

78.8
U.S.:

74.7

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 3.07. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.07
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.35. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.35
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 25.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 19.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.4
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.40. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.40
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.1%
(6.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 76.9% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This city:  1.6 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  45.0%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.0%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.3
Texas average:

14.4

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Uncertain city (based on Harrison County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant28,16993
Catholic3,6413
Mainline Protestant3,50724
Black Protestant3,11716
Other4185
None26,779-
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
Harrison County:

1.90 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Harrison County:

0.95 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 36
Harrison County:

5.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 29
Here:

4.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.7%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Harrison County:

28.9%
Texas:

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

14.7%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Uncertain:

48.2%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Uncertain:

40.2%
State:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Uncertain:

29.9
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Uncertain:

19.4%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

17.5%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Uncertain:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

37.4%
State:

33.0%

General health condition:
Uncertain:

47.5%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Uncertain:

81.6%
State:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Uncertain, 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

7.83% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,279 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.83%
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 Gregg County, TX  1.78% ($39,915 average AGI)
from Dallas County, TX  0.38% ($27,953)
from Caddo Parish, LA  0.37% ($37,627)


7.40% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,696 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.40%
Texas average:

6.69%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($112 average AGI)
Harrison County:

0.05%
Texas average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Gregg County, TX  1.92% ($35,287 average AGI)
to Caddo Parish, LA  0.33% ($35,689)
to Dallas County, TX  0.32% ($24,944)

Strongest AM radio stations in Uncertain:

  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KPYN (900 AM; 10 kW; ATLANTA, TX; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KNCB (1320 AM; 5 kW; VIVIAN, LA; Owner: NORTH CADDO BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KOKA (980 AM; 5 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS - SHREVEPORT, LLC)
  • KSYB (1300 AM; 5 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: AMISTAD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KOFY (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GILMER, TX; Owner: JERRY RUSSELL D/B/A THE RUSSELL COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KEES (1430 AM; 5 kW; GLADEWATER, TX; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Uncertain:

  • KRMD-FM (101.1 FM; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KRUF (94.5 FM; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXKS-FM (93.7 FM; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTAL-FM (98.1 FM; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS - SHREVEPORT, LLC)
  • KDAQ (89.9 FM; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: BD. SUP. LA ST. UNIV. & AGRIC. MECH.)
  • KVMA-FM (107.9 FM; MAGNOLIA, AR; Owner: COLUMBIA BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KVKI-FM (96.5 FM; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KJTX (104.5 FM; JEFFERSON, TX; Owner: WISDOM MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KDKS-FM (102.1 FM; BLANCHARD, LA; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS - SHREVEPORT, LLC)
  • KNCB-FM (105.3 FM; VIVIAN, LA; Owner: NORTH CADDO BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTUX (98.9 FM; CARTHAGE, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMHT-FM (103.9 FM; MARSHALL, TX; Owner: HANSZEN BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • KYKX (105.7 FM; LONGVIEW, TX; Owner: WALLER MEDIA, LLC)
  • KBED (102.9 FM; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KMJJ-FM (99.7 FM; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KCUL-FM (92.3 FM; MARSHALL, TX; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS CORP.-NY)
  • KSYR (92.1 FM; BENTON, LA; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS - SHREVEPORT, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Uncertain:

  • KTBS-TV (Channel 3; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: KTBS, INC.)
  • KSLA-TV (Channel 12; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: KSLA, LLC)
  • KMSS-TV (Channel 33; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: COMCORP OF TEXAS LICENSE CORP.)
  • KSHV (Channel 45; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: WHITE KNIGHT BROADCASTING OF SHREVEPORT LIC. CORP.)
  • KTAL-TV (Channel 6; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF LOUISIANA, LLC)
  • KLTS-TV (Channel 24; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • K59GO (Channel 59; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • K67FD (Channel 67; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K42FE (Channel 42; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KADO-LP (Channel 15; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: WORD OF LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KBXS-CA (Channel 50; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: K5TEW, Licensee ID: L00411822, Grant Date: 01/28/2016, Expiration Date: 01/31/2026, Certifier: Robert L Spencer Jr, Registrant: Robert L Spencer Jr, 240 Mossy Brake Rd, Uncertain, TX 75661

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 1999
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$20,790
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0201.02

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (51%)
  • Electricity (46%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)

Uncertain compared to Texas state average:

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