Union Grove, Texas

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Population in 2013: 364 (32% urban, 68% rural). Population change since 2000: +5.2%
 
Males: 195  (53.8%)
Females: 169  (46.2%)
Median resident age:  38.6 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 75647.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $70,359 (it was $38,750 in 2000)
Union Grove:

$70,359
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $24,819 (it was $14,444 in 2000)

Union Grove city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $129,301 (it was $68,800 in 2000)
Union Grove:

$129,301
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $122,378; Detached houses: $130,202; Mobile homes: $71,316

Median gross rent in 2012: $769.

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Union Grove races chart
  • White alone - 339 (95.0%)
  • Black alone - 13 (3.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 3 (0.8%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.3%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.3%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Union Grove: 83.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (25.6%), English (12.8%), German (12.8%), Irish (11.4%), French (4.0%), Dutch (2.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 0.96 square miles.

Population density: 380 people per square mile   (very low).

Union Grove,TX real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Union Grove:

  • High school or higher: 94.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 8.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Union Grove city:

  • Never married: 14.7%
  • Now married: 74.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 3.0%
  • Divorced: 8.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,317 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $506 (0.7%)

Union Grove satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Longview, TX (10.4 miles , pop. 73,344).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (66.9 miles , pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (110.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Warren City, TX (1.4 miles ), East Mountain, TX (1.8 miles ), Gladewater, TX (1.9 miles ), Clarksville City, TX (2.0 miles ), White Oak, TX (2.2 miles ), Liberty City, TX (3.1 miles ), Longview, TX (3.2 miles ), Gilmer, TX (3.2 miles ).

Latitude: 32.58 N, Longitude: 94.91 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 903

Union Grove household income distribution Union Grove home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.9%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +77 (+28.6%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (20%)
  • Wholesale trade (15%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (14%)
  • Other services, except public administration (14%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Retail trade (36%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (24%)
  • Wholesale trade (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
  • Educational services (2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (16%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (11%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (9%)
  • Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (9%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (16%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (10%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)

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

Average climate in Union Grove, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Union Grove-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 131% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/1/1988, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.4 miles away from the Union Grove city center injured 9 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/1/1979, a category F3 tornado 6.4 miles away from the city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Union Grove-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 80% 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 168.4 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 341.8 miles away from Union Grove center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 236.8 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 239.1 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 336.8 miles away from Union Grove 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 216.5 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 Upshur County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Hurricanes: 4, Fires: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Union Grove topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Union Grove:

  • TENERY STREET COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 4 miles away; GLADEWATER, TX)
  • GLADEWATER HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; GLADEWATER, TX)
  • TEXAN NURSING AND REHAB OF GLADEWATER LLC (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; GLADEWATER, TX)
  • MONTE CARLO COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 4 miles away; GLADEWATER, TX)
  • WOODBINE COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 4 miles away; GLADEWATER, TX)
  • MEDICAL CENTER-GLADEWATER (Hospital, about 5 miles away; GLADEWATER, TX)
  • GLADEWATER MUNICIPAL HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; GLADEWATER, TX)

Amtrak station near Union Grove:

  • 13 miles: LONGVIEW (905 PACIFIC 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 Union Grove:

  • LeTourneau University (about 14 miles; Longview, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,357)
  • Kilgore College (about 15 miles; Kilgore, TX; FT enrollment: 3,127)
  • The University of Texas at Tyler (about 28 miles; Tyler, TX; FT enrollment: 5,774)
  • Tyler Junior College (about 28 miles; Tyler, TX; FT enrollment: 8,104)
  • Northeast Texas Community College (about 37 miles; Mount Pleasant, TX; FT enrollment: 2,320)
  • Trinity Valley Community College (about 62 miles; Athens, TX; FT enrollment: 5,333)
  • Southern University at Shreveport (about 63 miles; Shreveport, LA; FT enrollment: 2,277)

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Streams, rivers, and creeks: Whetstone Branch (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Upshur 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 2012 was 82.5. This is about average.

City:

82.5
U.S.:

74.2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 5.07. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 18.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.07
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.77. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.77
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 29.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 12.3. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 18.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.3
U.S.:

9.1
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 2.5%
(2.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.8 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  76.0%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.7%
Whole state:  6.0%

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

Union Grove compared to Texas state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Union Grove travel time to work - commute Union Grove mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (86%)
  • Utility gas (10%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Union Grove city (based on Upshur County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 56.53%
Here: 56.5%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristCatholic Church
Adherents48.3%20.2%7.7%7.1%6.7%
Congregations27.9%20.9%12.8%18.6%3.5%
NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchAssemblies of GodAmerican Baptist AssociationChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Other
Adherents6.0%1.4%1.1%0.6%0.8%
Congregations3.5%3.5%2.3%2.3%4.7%
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
Upshur County:

0.79 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

0.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Upshur County:

0.79 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Upshur County:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Here:

3.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.8%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Upshur County:

28.3%
Texas:

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

14.6%
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

9.01% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,774 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.01%
Texas average:

7.14%

0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($252 average AGI)
Upshur County:

0.08%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Gregg County, TX  3.30% ($36,809 average AGI)
from Harrison County, TX  0.53% ($37,182)
from Smith County, TX  0.53% ($32,500)


8.61% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,002 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.61%
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 Gregg County, TX  2.91% ($34,077 average AGI)
to Smith County, TX  0.61% ($33,632)
to Harrison County, TX  0.50% ($34,508)

Strongest AM radio stations in Union Grove:

  • KEES (1430 AM; 5 kW; GLADEWATER, TX; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOFY (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GILMER, TX; Owner: JERRY RUSSELL D/B/A THE RUSSELL COMPANY)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTBB (600 AM; 5 kW; TYLER, TX; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBGE (1240 AM; 1 kW; KILGORE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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.)
  • KWRD (1470 AM; 5 kW; HENDERSON, TX; Owner: JERRY RUSSELL D/B/A THE RUSSELL COMPANY)
  • KFRO (1370 AM; 1 kW; LONGVIEW, TX; Owner: WALLER MEDIA, LLC)
  • KPYN (900 AM; 10 kW; ATLANTA, TX; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • 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.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Union Grove:

  • KYKX (105.7 FM; LONGVIEW, TX; Owner: WALLER MEDIA, LLC)
  • KTAA (90.7 FM; BIG SANDY, TX; Owner: INSTITUTE IN BASIC LIFE PRINCIPLES, INC.)
  • KFRO-FM (95.3 FM; GILMER, TX; Owner: WALLER MEDIA, LLC)
  • KIXK (99.3 FM; WHITE OAK, TX; Owner: REYNOLDS RADIO, INC.)
  • KVNE (89.5 FM; TYLER, TX; Owner: EDUC. RADIO FOUND. OF E. TEXAS, INC.)
  • KKTX-FM (96.1 FM; KILGORE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KNUE (101.5 FM; TYLER, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBLZ (102.7 FM; WINONA, TX; Owner: S.O. 2,000, LC)
  • KTPB (88.7 FM; KILGORE, TX; Owner: KILGORE JUNIOR COLLEGE)
  • KPXI (100.7 FM; OVERTON, TX; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA OF TEXAS, LLC)
  • KOOI (106.5 FM; JACKSONVILLE, TX; Owner: WALLER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBJS (90.3 FM; JACKSONVILLE, TX; Owner: EAST TEXAS MEDIA ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • KTYL-FM (93.1 FM; TYLER, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRMD-FM (101.1 FM; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KGLY (91.3 FM; TYLER, TX; Owner: EDUC. RADIO FOUND. OF E. TEXAS, INC.)
  • KISX (107.3 FM; WHITEHOUSE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDVE (103.1 FM; PITTSBURG, TX; Owner: ON-AIR FAMILY, LLC)
  • KXAL-FM (100.3 FM; TATUM, TX; Owner: HUNT BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Union Grove:

  • KLTV (Channel 7; TYLER, TX; Owner: CIVCO, INC.)
  • KLPN-LP (Channel 58; LONGVIEW, TX; Owner: WARWICK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KFXK (Channel 51; LONGVIEW, TX; Owner: WARWICK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KLGV-LP (Channel 10; LONGVIEW, TX; Owner: INTERNATIONAL BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KTBS-TV (Channel 3; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: KTBS, INC.)
  • KETK-TV (Channel 56; JACKSONVILLE, TX; Owner: KETK LICENSEE L.P.)
  • KLSB-TV (Channel 19; NACOGDOCHES, TX; Owner: KLSB ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • KSLA-TV (Channel 12; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: KSLA, LLC)
  • KMSS-TV (Channel 33; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: COMCORP OF TEXAS LICENSE CORP.)
  • KTAL-TV (Channel 6; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF LOUISIANA, LLC)
  • KTPN-LP (Channel 48; TYLER, TX; Owner: WARWICK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K20DL (Channel 20; TYLER, TX; Owner: PROGRESSIVE CABLE COMMUNICATIONS)

Union Grove fatal accident list:

Jan 29, 2010 04:50 PM, Us-271, Pointpleasant, Lat: 32.58361, Lon: -94.91746, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Feb 20, 2002 07:00 AM, Us-271, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 22, 1999 06:15 PM, Us-271, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Sep 4, 1997 03:35 PM, Fm1844, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jan 1, 1996 03:05 AM, 271, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • SHAFFER TOWER, From Temple Tx S On I35 To Fm 2484 W 8 Mi To Eagle Nest Rd & .25 Mi To Site (Lat: 30.985722 Lon: -97.632222), Overall height: 152.1 m, Call Sign: WPOT376
    Assigned Frequencies: 6583.75 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/14/2009, Expiration Date: 04/05/2019
    Registrant: Bell County Communications, 708 W. Ave. O, Belton, TX 76513, Phone: (254) 933-5500, Fax: (254) 933-5937, Email:

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 17
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Union Grove, TX
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