Waskom, Texas

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Population in 2017: 2,184 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +5.6%
 
Males: 1,013  (46.4%)
Females: 1,171  (53.6%)
Median resident age:

43.2 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 75692.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $47,368 (it was $29,737 in 2000)
Waskom:

$47,368
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $18,867 (it was $13,080 in 2000)

Waskom city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $90,027 (it was $39,200 in 2000)
Waskom:

$90,027
TX:

$172,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $100,733; detached houses: $124,852; mobile homes: $46,662

Median gross rent in 2017: $619.

March 2019 cost of living index in Waskom: 78.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 22.2%
(15.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.7% for Black residents, 41.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Waskom, TX (2010)
    • 1,40865.2%White alone
    • 42319.6%Hispanic
    • 28713.3%Black alone
    • 281.3%Two or more races
    • 100.5%American Indian alone
    • 30.1%Asian alone
    • 10.05%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 21 registered sex offenders living in Waskom, Texas as of January 27, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Waskom is 101 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (39.5%), Irish (6.1%), German (3.7%), English (2.8%), African (2.2%), European (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 2.76 square miles.

Population density: 792 people per square mile   (low).

Waskom, Texas map

233 residents are foreign born (11.1% Latin America).

This city:

11.3%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,186 (2.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $930 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Shreveport, LA (17.1 miles , pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (160.2 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Greenwood, LA (2.6 miles ),
Scottsville, TX (3.3 miles ),
Blanchard, LA (3.6 miles ),
Lakeview, LA (3.7 miles ),
Mooringsport, LA (4.0 miles ),
Uncertain, TX (4.0 miles),
Shreveport, LA (4.1 miles ),
De Berry-Deadwood, TX (4.2 miles )

Latitude: 32.48 N, Longitude: 94.06 W

Area code: 903

Distribution of median household income in Waskom, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in Waskom, TX in 2017
Waskom satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.0%
Texas:

3.5%
Population change in the 1990s: +115 (+5.9%).
Most common industries in Waskom, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (7.7%)
  • Educational services (7.3%)
  • Health care (7.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.9%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (5.8%)
  • Truck transportation (5.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.5%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (10.3%)
  • Truck transportation (8.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.3%)
  • Repair & maintenance (6.8%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (5.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (13.8%)
  • Educational services (13.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.0%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.0%)
  • Public administration (4.7%)
  • Social assistance (3.2%)
Most common occupations in Waskom, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.3%)
  • Cashiers (4.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.5%)
  • Extraction workers (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.8%)
  • Cashiers (8.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.0%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (5.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.7%)

Average climate in Waskom, Texas

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Waskom, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 66.2. This is about average.

City:

66.2
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.82. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.82
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.773. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.773
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 23.4. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 18.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.5
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.59. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.59
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Waskom-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 136% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1999, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.1 miles away from the Waskom city center killed 7 people and injured 102 people and caused $8 million in damages.

On 12/3/1978, a category F4 tornado 18.4 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:

Waskom-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 80% 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 214.5 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 217.0 miles away from Waskom 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 203.6 miles away from Waskom 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 305.9 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 391.7 miles away from Waskom 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 395.6 miles away from Waskom 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 (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Hurricanes: 5, Fires: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Waskom topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Waskom:

  • COMPLETE APPROACH HOME HEALTH AGENCY (202 WEST TEXAS AVENUE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Waskom:

  • JEFFERSON PAIGE COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 11 miles away; SHREVEPORT, LA)
  • FMCNA - WEST SHREVEPORT (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; SHREVEPORT, LA)
  • SUGAR CREEK COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 12 miles away; MARSHALL, TX)
  • HMC HOSPICE CARE (Hospital, about 13 miles away; SHREVEPORT, LA)
  • HERITAGE HOUSE OF MARSHALL HEALTH AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; MARSHALL, TX)
  • BARONNE COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 15 miles away; SHREVEPORT, LA)
  • YUKON COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 16 miles away; SHREVEPORT, LA)

Heliports located in Waskom:

Amtrak stations near Waskom:

  • 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.
  • 19 miles: SHREVEPORT (102 LAKE ST.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Waskom:

  • Southern University at Shreveport (about 15 miles; Shreveport, LA; Full-time enrollment: 2,277)
  • Louisiana State University-Shreveport (about 22 miles; Shreveport, LA; FT enrollment: 3,159)
  • Bossier Parish Community College (about 25 miles; Bossier City, LA; FT enrollment: 6,209)
  • LeTourneau University (about 39 miles; Longview, TX; FT enrollment: 2,357)
  • Kilgore College (about 48 miles; Kilgore, TX; FT enrollment: 3,127)
  • Northeast Texas Community College (about 65 miles; Mount Pleasant, TX; FT enrollment: 2,320)
  • Texarkana College (about 67 miles; Texarkana, TX; FT enrollment: 2,629)

Public high schools in Waskom:

  • WASKOM H S (Students: 238, Location: 980 SCHOOL AVE, Grades: 9-12)
  • EXCELL PROGRAM (Location: 235 W TEXAS AVE, Grades: 6-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Waskom:

  • WASKOM EL (Students: 314, Location: 301 SCHOOL AVE, Grades: PK-4)
  • WASKOM MIDDLE (Students: 238, Location: 255 SCHOOL AVE, Grades: 5-8)
See full list of schools located in Waskom

Library in Waskom:

  • WASKOM PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $28,819; Location: 103 WASKOM AVE; 10,249 books; 925 audio materials; 308 video materials)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Waskom Volunteer Fire Department and Emergency Medical Service (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Waskom: Lions Club Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Lindsey T C & CO (Historical Places & Services; 2293 Farm Road 134).

Birthplace of: Grady Gaines - Electric blues.

Harrison 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:

2.7 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

69.0%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.4%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Banks with branches in Waskom (2011 data):

  • Citizens National Bank: 745 Spur 156 Branch at 601 Spur 156, branch established on 1954/12/04. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $896.9 mil, Deposits: $784.3 mil, headquarters in Henderson, TX, positive income, 18 total offices, Holding Company: Henderson Citizens Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Waskom:

Marital status in Waskom, TX
  • Never married: 25.8%
  • Now married: 52.0%
  • Separated: 5.7%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 12.1%

For population 25 years and over in Waskom:

  • High school or higher: 81.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 9.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.7
Texas average:

14.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Waskom
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Waskom, TX (based on Harrison County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Harrison County:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

0.95 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

5.70 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

4.59 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Harrison County:

11.7%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.9%
State:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Harrison County:

14.7%
Texas:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.4%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Waskom:

44.6%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Waskom:

28.8
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Waskom:

23.1%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.3%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Waskom:

33.5%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
Waskom:

54.9%
State:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

78.6%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Waskom, 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$25,574$38,3610$0
Water Supply 4$15,514$46,5420$0
Other Government Administration 3$10,510$42,0400$0
Sewerage 2$6,416$38,4960$0
Judicial and Legal 2$5,860$35,1601$80
Police - Other 1$2,530$30,3600$0
Totals for Government 20$66,404$39,8421$80

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

  • Construction - Central Staff Services: $136,000 ($62.27)
    General Public Buildings: $5,000 ($2.29)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $660,000 ($302.20)
    General - Other: $630,000 ($288.46)
    Police Protection: $307,000 ($140.57)
    Solid Waste Management: $190,000 ($87.00)
    Central Staff Services: $100,000 ($45.79)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $69,000 ($31.59)
    Regular Highways: $63,000 ($28.85)
    Parks and Recreation: $29,000 ($13.28)
    Local Fire Protection: $25,000 ($11.45)
    Health - Other: $7,000 ($3.21)
    Libraries: $4,000 ($1.83)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Judicial and Legal Services: $32,000 ($14.65)
    Police Protection: $23,000 ($10.53)
    Libraries: $2,000 ($0.92)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $682,000 ($312.27)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $19,000 ($8.70)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $221,000 ($101.19)
    Other: $25,000 ($11.45)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $65,000 ($29.76)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $845,000 ($386.90)
    General Revenue - Other: $12,000 ($5.49)
    Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($3.21)
    Rents: $2,000 ($0.92)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $679,000 ($310.90)
  • Tax - Property: $401,000 ($183.61)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $246,000 ($112.64)
    Public Utilities Sales: $60,000 ($27.47)

Waskom government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $415,000 ($190.02)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $282,000 ($129.12)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $133,000 ($60.90)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,649,000 ($755.04)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $82,000 ($37.55)

7.70% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($53,982 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.70%
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 Gregg County, TX  2.38% ($55,105 average AGI)
from Upshur County, TX  0.34% ($37,438)
from Panola County, TX  0.33% ($55,000)


7.88% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,964 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.88%
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 Gregg County, TX  2.11% ($44,313 average AGI)
to Dallas County, TX  0.41% ($36,887)
to Upshur County, TX  0.40% ($45,287)

Businesses in Waskom, TX

  • Burger King: 1
  • Dairy Queen: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Waskom:

  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOKA (980 AM; 5 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS - SHREVEPORT, LLC)
  • KSYB (1300 AM; 5 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: AMISTAD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KOFY (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GILMER, TX; Owner: JERRY RUSSELL D/B/A THE RUSSELL COMPANY)
  • KRMD (1340 AM; 1 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KGAS (1590 AM; 3 kW; CARTHAGE, TX; Owner: JERRY T. HANSZEN)
  • 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.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Waskom:

  • KTUX (98.9 FM; CARTHAGE, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • 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.)
  • KDAQ (89.9 FM; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: BD. SUP. LA ST. UNIV. & AGRIC. MECH.)
  • KVKI-FM (96.5 FM; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTAL-FM (98.1 FM; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS - SHREVEPORT, LLC)
  • KDKS-FM (102.1 FM; BLANCHARD, LA; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS - SHREVEPORT, LLC)
  • KVMA-FM (107.9 FM; MAGNOLIA, AR; Owner: COLUMBIA BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KBED (102.9 FM; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KMJJ-FM (99.7 FM; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KMHT-FM (103.9 FM; MARSHALL, TX; Owner: HANSZEN BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • KYKX (105.7 FM; LONGVIEW, TX; Owner: WALLER MEDIA, LLC)
  • KJTX (104.5 FM; JEFFERSON, TX; Owner: WISDOM MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KCUL-FM (92.3 FM; MARSHALL, TX; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS CORP.-NY)
  • KNCB-FM (105.3 FM; VIVIAN, LA; Owner: NORTH CADDO BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSYR (92.1 FM; BENTON, LA; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS - SHREVEPORT, LLC)
  • KSCL (91.3 FM; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CENTENARY COLLEGE OF LOUISIANA)

TV broadcast stations around Waskom:

  • KTBS-TV (Channel 3; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: KTBS, INC.)
  • KMSS-TV (Channel 33; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: COMCORP OF TEXAS LICENSE CORP.)
  • KSLA-TV (Channel 12; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: KSLA, LLC)
  • KSHV (Channel 45; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: WHITE KNIGHT BROADCASTING OF SHREVEPORT LIC. CORP.)
  • K59GO (Channel 59; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KLTS-TV (Channel 24; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • KTAL-TV (Channel 6; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF LOUISIANA, LLC)
  • K42FE (Channel 42; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KADO-LP (Channel 15; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: WORD OF LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • K67FD (Channel 67; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KBXS-CA (Channel 50; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
Waskom fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Waskom fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 29Number of bridges
  • 197ft / 60.0mTotal length
  • 255,021Total average daily traffic
  • 89,027Total average daily truck traffic
  • 174,451Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in Waskom, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 131960-1969
  • 71970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 32000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Waskom, TX

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • 1 Mi N Hwy 2625 S Long Ridge Church (Lat: 32.461833 Lon: -94.188250), Structure height: 91 m, Call Sign: WGL321,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.750 MHz, Grant Date: 02/19/1998, Expiration Date: 03/25/2003, Cancellation Date: 06/29/2003, Registrant: Seagull Energy Corporation, 1001 Fannin Ste 1700, Houston, TX 77002, Phone: (713) 951-4800
  • Us 80 .4 Mi E Of Fm 154 (Lat: 32.472667 Lon: -94.047139), Call Sign: WNHY234, Licensee ID: L00002335,
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.750 MHz, Grant Date: 12/05/2001, Expiration Date: 02/12/2012, Cancellation Date: 05/09/2002, Registrant: Reliant Energy Gas Transmission, 525 Milam St Room 569, Shreveport, LA 71101, Phone: (318) 226-2792
  • 1 Mi N Hwy 2625 S Long Ridge Church (Lat: 32.461833 Lon: -94.188250), Structure height: 91 m, Call Sign: WSQ296,
    Assigned Frequencies: 30.8200 MHz, Grant Date: 02/19/1998, Expiration Date: 03/25/2003, Cancellation Date: 06/29/2003, Registrant: Seagull Energy Corporation, 1001 Fannin Ste 1700, Houston, TX 77002, Phone: (713) 951-4800
  • Lat: 32.413611 Lon: -94.091111, Call Sign: WQGZ279,
    Assigned Frequencies: 463.637 MHz, 468.637 MHz, 464.012 MHz, 469.012 MHz, Grant Date: 05/31/2007, Expiration Date: 05/31/2017, Cancellation Date: 08/05/2017, Certifier: Marvin Bartlett, Registrant: Shreveport Communication Svc., 933 Stoner Avenue, Shreveport, LA 71101, Phone: (318) 425-5977, Fax: (318) 227-8955, Email:
  • Lat: 32.476111 Lon: -94.049167, Call Sign: WQHT422,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.645 MHz, Grant Date: 12/06/2017, Expiration Date: 10/31/2027, Certifier: Elizabeth Barton, Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440, Email:
  • Lat: 32.471389 Lon: -94.044611, Call Sign: WQNF750,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.520 MHz, 152.870 MHz, Grant Date: 01/24/2011, Expiration Date: 01/24/2021, Certifier: Roger Decoster, Registrant: Federal License Management, 1784 E. 3rd Street Suite 269, Williamsport, PA 17701-3862, Phone: (866) 908-2220, Fax: (570) 323-4002, Email:
  • 7.1 Mi. West From Waskom On Hwy 2625, North 1.2 Mi. On Web Rogers Rd. (Lat: 32.461667 Lon: -94.188333), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91 m, Overall height: 93 m, Call Sign: WQSW590,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.717 MHz, Grant Date: 11/27/2013, Expiration Date: 11/27/2023, Certifier: Robert B May, Registrant: Mona Lee & Associates LLC, 3730 Kirby Drive, Suite 1200, Pmb 165, Houston, TX 77098, Phone: (832) 850-7646, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Waskom)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: BEECH S35 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5698K , Serial Number: D-7622, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 09/11/1964, Certificate Issue Date: 08/31/2001
    Registrant (Individual): Ronald E Smith, Po Box 1693, Waskom, TX 75692
  • Aircraft: CESSNA T240 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-550-C (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 974MH , Serial Number: T24002029, Year manufactured: 2014, Airworthiness Date: 01/09/2014, Certificate Issue Date: 09/08/2018
    Registrant (LLC): Will Drill Aviation LLC, 351 Masters Rd, Waskom, TX 75692
  • Aircraft: WILLIAMS DAVID A COZY NO 170 (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 6733V , Serial Number: 170, Certificate Issue Date: 07/08/2010
    Registrant (Individual): William V Ledger, Po Box 1977, Waskom, TX 75692
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 02/09/2018

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$86,0202$90,3750$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$46,4601$62,9701$9,700
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0201.02

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

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 32. The highest number of reported fires - 118 took place in 2006, and the least - 0 in 2003. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Waskom, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (68.8%), and Structure Fires (15.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Waskom, TX
    • 37368.8%Outside Fires
    • 8215.1%Structure Fires
    • 529.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 356.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Waskom, TX
Most common first names in Waskom, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James3367.8 years
Mary3180.7 years
John2477.4 years
Robert2472.9 years
Charles1873.8 years
William1673.4 years
Willie1582.4 years
George1271.2 years
Joseph1069.0 years
Walter1075.6 years
Most common last names in Waskom, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams2572.6 years
Johnson2472.5 years
Moore1773.5 years
Smith1572.3 years
Jones1574.7 years
Turner1471.1 years
Stephens1473.0 years
Brown1376.4 years
Davis1175.4 years
Hill875.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Waskom, TX
  • 50.2%Electricity
  • 49.8%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Waskom, TX
  • 65.4%Electricity
  • 34.6%Utility gas


Waskom compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2021.