Wolfe City, Texas

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Population in 2013: 1,401 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -10.5%
 
Males: 633  (45.2%)
Females: 768  (54.8%)
Median resident age:  35.6 years
Texas median age:  34.0 years

Zip codes: 75496.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $31,635 (it was $26,786 in 2000)
Wolfe City:

$31,635
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $14,946 (it was $13,317 in 2000)

Wolfe City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $69,324 (it was $34,600 in 2000)
Wolfe City:

$69,324
TX:

$132,000

Median gross rent in 2013: $662.

  • Races in Wolfe City, TX (2010)

    Wolfe City races chart
    • 1,05674.8%White alone
    • 18112.8%Black alone
    • 1228.6%Hispanic
    • 332.3%Two or more races
    • 120.8%American Indian alone
    • 40.3%Asian alone
    • 30.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.07%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Wolfe City: 84.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (16.8%), United States (12.8%), German (12.1%), English (5.2%), West Indian (1.7%), Dutch (1.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 678 feet

Land area: 1.44 square miles.

Population density: 971 people per square mile   (low).

Wolfe City,TX real estate house value index trend

Wolfe City, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Wolfe City:

  • High school or higher: 77.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.6%
  • Unemployed: 5.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wolfe City city:

  • Never married: 24.6%
  • Now married: 49.1%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 17.0%

164 residents are foreign born (9.6% Latin America).

This city:

10.6%
Texas:

16.5%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Wolfe City, Texas as of July 31, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Wolfe City to the number of sex offenders is 142 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,124 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $850 (1.4%)

Wolfe City satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: East Grayson, TX (33.2 miles , pop. 81,381).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Plano, TX (44.8 miles , pop. 222,030).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (57.2 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Bailey, TX (2.7 miles ), Ladonia, TX (2.9 miles ), Celeste, TX (3.0 miles ), Leonard, TX (3.2 miles ), Neylandville, TX (3.5 miles) , Commerce, TX (3.6 miles ), Pecan Gap, TX (3.7 miles ), Windom, TX (3.8 miles ).

Latitude: 33.37 N, Longitude: 96.07 W

Area code: 903

Wolfe City household income distribution Wolfe City home values distribution

Crime rates in Wolfe City by Year
Type 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 00011
per 100,000 0.00.00.069.369.4
Robberies 00002
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0138.9
Assaults 24034
per 100,000 121.4243.90.0208.0277.8
Burglaries 1410221110
per 100,000 849.5609.81,346.4762.8694.4
Thefts 171091315
per 100,000 1,031.6609.8550.8901.51,041.7
Auto thefts 10333
per 100,000 60.70.0183.6208.0208.3
Arson 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 272.2) 135.2120.6136.3211.5270.3

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Wolfe City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.08
Texas average:

1.95
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.6%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +53 (+3.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (25%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (20%)
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (3%)
  • Educational services (33%)
  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Manufacturing (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (35%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (21%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Transportation occupations (3%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (15%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (13%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Wolfe City, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Wolfe City-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 130% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/23/1966, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 0.8 miles away from the Wolfe City city center injured 5 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 4/2/1982, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 32.0 miles away from the city center killed 10 people and injured 170 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Wolfe City-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 77% 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 91.8 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 272.7 miles away from Wolfe 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 130.8 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 253.5 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 255.4 miles away from Wolfe City center
On 4/28/1998 at 14:13:01, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 166.2 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 Hunt County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Fires: 3, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Wolfe City topographic map

Birthplace of: Marty Hopkins - Baseball player, Tom Lovelace - Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Wolfe City:

  • HOME HEALTH ASSOCIATES LLC (8162 FM 512)
  • SMITH NURSING AND REHABILITATION LP (300 W CROCKET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Wolfe City:

  • LEONARD MANOR (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; LEONARD, TX)
  • 1ST CHOICE HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; COMMERCE, TX)
  • OAK MANOR NURSING AND REHABILITATION LP (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; COMMERCE, TX)
  • HUNT REGIONAL COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 14 miles away; COMMERCE, TX)
  • RED RIVER REGIONAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 16 miles away; BONHAM, TX)
  • NORTHEAST MEDICAL CENT (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; BONHAM, TX)
  • NORTHEAST MEDICAL CENTER HOMEHEALTH (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; BONHAM, TX)

Airports located in Wolfe City:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wolfe City:

  • Texas A & M University-Commerce (about 13 miles; Commerce, TX; Full-time enrollment: 8,890)
  • Collin County Community College District (about 36 miles; McKinney, TX; FT enrollment: 18,044)
  • Paris Junior College (about 37 miles; Paris, TX; FT enrollment: 3,875)
  • Grayson College (about 41 miles; Denison, TX; FT enrollment: 2,496)
  • The University of Texas at Dallas (about 48 miles; Richardson, TX; FT enrollment: 16,777)
  • Southeastern Oklahoma State University (about 48 miles; Durant, OK; FT enrollment: 3,365)
  • Richland College (about 50 miles; Dallas, TX; FT enrollment: 11,617)

Public high school in Wolfe City:

Public elementary/middle schools in Wolfe City:

See full list of schools located in Wolfe City

Library in Wolfe City:

  • WOLFE CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $36,497; Location: 203 E WILLIAMS ST; 15,862 books; 505 audio materials; 1,089 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 4 print serial subscriptions)

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

Reservoirs: Wolfe City Reservoirs (A), Wolfe City Reservoir (B), Wolfe City Reservoir Number 2 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hunt 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 78.3. This is about average.

City:

78.3
U.S.:

74.2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 4.79. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 15.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.79
U.S.:

6.58

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 31.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.2
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 18.1%
(15.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.1% for Black residents, 11.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 8.9% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  63.4%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.3%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households
34 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
55 people in nursing homes in 2000

Wolfe City, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Wolfe City compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Banks with branches in Wolfe City (2011 data):

  • Alliance Bank: Wolfe City Office at 101 East Main, branch established on 1889/03/08. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $545.2 mil, Deposits: $488.9 mil, headquarters in Sulphur Springs, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Alliance Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.0
Texas average:

14.4

Wolfe City travel time to work - commute Wolfe City mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (48%)
  • Electricity (47%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Wolfe City city (based on Hunt County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant34,158140
Mainline Protestant4,69030
Catholic2,3613
Black Protestant1,66610
Other1,0025
None42,252-
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: 14
Hunt County:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
Hunt County:

1.57 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 34
Hunt County:

4.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 37
Here:

4.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.9%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Hunt County:

28.9%
Texas:

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

17.1%
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
Financial Administration 1$2,174$26,0880$0
Other Government Administration 1$2,409$28,9080$0
Police Protection - Officers 3$7,652$30,6080$0
Sewerage 1$2,148$25,7760$0
Water Supply 2$5,568$33,4080$0
Totals for Government 8$19,951$29,9270$0

8.15% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,174 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.15%
Texas average:

7.14%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($331 average AGI)
Hunt County:

0.06%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Dallas County, TX  1.73% ($32,680 average AGI)
from Collin County, TX  0.71% ($35,503)
from Rockwall County, TX  0.57% ($40,094)


8.30% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,510 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.30%
Texas average:

6.69%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($110 average AGI)
Hunt County:

0.04%
Texas average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Dallas County, TX  1.53% ($31,955 average AGI)
to Collin County, TX  0.75% ($32,862)
to Rockwall County, TX  0.61% ($53,257)

Strongest AM radio stations in Wolfe City:

  • 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.)
  • KMKI (620 AM; 5 kW; PLANO, TX; Owner: ABC, INC)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KAAM (770 AM; 10 kW; GARLAND, TX; Owner: DONTRON, INC.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KYNG (950 AM; 10 kW; DENISON-SHERMAN, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, 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.)
  • KTBK (1700 AM; 10 kW; SHERMAN, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KGVL (1400 AM; 1 kW; GREENVILLE, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wolfe City:

  • KFYZ-FM (98.3 FM; BONHAM, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS RADIO GROUP, L.P.)
  • KIKT (93.5 FM; GREENVILLE, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KETR (88.9 FM; COMMERCE, TX; Owner: TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY-COMMERCE)
  • KXEZ (92.1 FM; FARMERSVILLE, TX; Owner: METRO BROADCASTERS-TEXAS, INC.)
  • KESN (103.3 FM; ALLEN, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KSOC (94.5 FM; GAINESVILLE, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KTPW (89.7 FM; SANGER, TX; Owner: RESEARCH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION, INC)
  • KTCY (104.9 FM; PILOT POINT, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KLTY (94.9 FM; ARLINGTON, TX; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA OF TEXAS, LLC)
  • WRR (101.1 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CITY OF DALLAS, TEXAS)
  • KMKT (93.1 FM; BELLS, TX; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KHYI (95.3 FM; HOWE, TX; Owner: METRO BROADCASTERS - TEXAS, INC.)
  • KLAK (97.5 FM; DURANT, OK; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KRVA-FM (107.1 FM; CAMPBELL, TX; Owner: FIRST BROADCASTING INVESTMENT PARTNERS, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Wolfe City:

  • KTAQ (Channel 47; GREENVILLE, TX; Owner: MIKE SIMONS)
  • KNOK-LP (Channel 43; GREENVILLE, TX; Owner: IGLESIA JESU CHRISTO ES MI REFUGIO, INC.)
  • K42DA (Channel 42; PARIS, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Wolfe City fatal accident list:

Jun 11, 2004 06:41 PM, Fm816, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 17, 1996 09:54 AM, 11, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$51,130
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9602.00

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 23
  • Hazardous Condition: 3
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Wolfe City

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Wolfe City, TX
Most common first names in Wolfe City, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James3771.7 years
William2878.9 years
John2778.2 years
Robert2273.5 years
Mary1981.6 years
George1377.9 years
Charlie1284.0 years
Charles1078.1 years
Billy969.7 years
Clara973.7 years
Most common last names in Wolfe City, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams2976.9 years
Smith1574.9 years
Brown1281.3 years
Johnson1177.0 years
Walker1085.6 years
Scott978.1 years
Turner982.9 years
Mcwhirter981.6 years
Bench981.2 years
Woodruff874.9 years
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