Woodson, Texas

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Population in 2013: 259 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -12.5%
 
Males: 140  (54.3%)
Females: 119  (45.7%)
Median resident age:  34.7 years
Texas median age:  34.0 years

Zip codes: 76491.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $37,670 (it was $26,389 in 2000)
Woodson:

$37,670
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $15,407 (it was $13,401 in 2000)

Woodson town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $50,076 (it was $24,400 in 2000)
Woodson:

$50,076
TX:

$132,000

Median gross rent in 2013: $495.

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  • Races in Woodson, TX (2010)

    Woodson races chart
    • 21380.7%White alone
    • 4215.9%Hispanic
    • 72.7%Black alone
    • 20.8%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Woodson: 78.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (21.8%), German (7.1%), Portuguese (5.1%), English (2.6%), Dutch (2.2%), French (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 0.64 square miles.

Population density: 405 people per square mile   (low).

Woodson, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Woodson:

  • High school or higher: 71.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Woodson town:

  • Never married: 28.8%
  • Now married: 54.2%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 9.2%

60 residents are foreign born (13.3% Latin America).

This town:

13.8%
Texas:

16.5%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Woodson, Texas as of August 04, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Woodson to the number of sex offenders is 65 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $664 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $541 (1.3%)

Woodson satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Abilene, TX (56.4 miles , pop. 115,930).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fort Worth, TX (101.6 miles , pop. 534,694).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (132.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Throckmorton, TX (3.7 miles ), Elbert, TX (4.3 miles) , Breckenridge, TX (4.5 miles ), Newcastle, TX (4.7 miles ), Albany, TX (4.9 miles ), Graham, TX (5.3 miles ), Olney, TX (5.5 miles ), Megargel, TX (5.6 miles ).

Latitude: 33.02 N, Longitude: 99.05 W

Area code: 940

Woodson household income distribution Woodson home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.1%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +37 (+14.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (23%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (14%)
  • Wholesale trade (9%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Utilities (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Other services, except public administration (12%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (30%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Transportation occupations (14%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (8%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (22%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (16%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (6%)
  • Legal occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Woodson, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Woodson-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 60% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/26/1962, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 32.4 miles away from the Woodson town center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/18/1951, a category F4 tornado 33.0 miles away from the town center killed 2 people and injured 100 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Woodson-area historical earthquake activity is near Texas state average. It is 71% 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 99.4 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 316.8 miles away from Woodson 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 240.4 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 127.5 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 188.5 miles away from Woodson 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 147.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Throckmorton County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 5

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

Birthplace of: Tom Reamy - Science fiction writer.

Hospitals and medical centers near Woodson:

  • TLC HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; THROCKMORTON, TX)
  • THROCKMORTON NURSING AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; THROCKMORTON, TX)
  • THROCKMORTON NURSING CTR (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; THROCKMORTON, TX)
  • THROCKMORTON COUNTY MEM HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 15 miles away; THROCKMORTON, TX)
  • THROCKMORTON COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 15 miles away; THROCKMORTON, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Woodson:

  • Cisco College (about 43 miles; Cisco, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,687)
  • Abilene Christian University (about 54 miles; Abilene, TX; FT enrollment: 4,025)
  • Midwestern State University (about 68 miles; Wichita Falls, TX; FT enrollment: 4,901)
  • Tarleton State University (about 74 miles; Stephenville, TX; FT enrollment: 8,882)
  • Weatherford College (about 76 miles; Weatherford, TX; FT enrollment: 4,080)
  • Vernon College (about 81 miles; Vernon, TX; FT enrollment: 2,216)
  • Texas Christian University (about 101 miles; Fort Worth, TX; FT enrollment: 9,131)

Public high school in Woodson:

  • Woodson School (Students: 117; Location: 207 E HILL; Grades: EE-12; Our rating: 54)
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Notable location: Woodson Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Hugh Dickie Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 19.4%
(10.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 49.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  66.1%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.4%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Woodson 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 below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Banks with branches in Woodson (2011 data):

  • First State Bank: Highway 183 Branch at 101 Ushwy 183 South, branch established on 1991/05/06. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $141.0 mil, Deposits: $119.3 mil, headquarters in Graham, TX, positive income, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Woodson Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.8
Texas average:

14.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (48%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (34%)
  • Wood (16%)
  • Utility gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Woodson town (based on Throckmorton County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,2406
Mainline Protestant3874
Other1-
Catholic--
None13-
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: 1
Throckmorton County:

6.00 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
Throckmorton County:

6.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Here:

18.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.9%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Throckmorton County:

26.5%
Texas:

26.6%
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

7.37% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($57,700 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.37%
Texas average:

7.14%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.


7.54% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,415 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.54%
Texas average:

6.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Strongest AM radio stations in Woodson:

  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KROO (1430 AM; 1 kW; BRECKENRIDGE, TX; Owner: GRAHAM NEWSPAPERS, INC.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KCAF (990 AM; 10 kW; FARMERSVILLE, TX; Owner: RENAISSANCE RADIO, INC.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KEAN (1470 AM; 5 kW; ABILENE, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Woodson:

  • KLXK (93.5 FM; BRECKENRIDGE, TX; Owner: GRAHAM NEWSPAPERS, INC.)
  • KWKQ (94.7 FM; GRAHAM, TX; Owner: GRAHAM NEWSPAPERS, INC.)
  • KFWR (95.9 FM; MINERAL WELLS, TX; Owner: LKCM RADIO GROUP, LP)
  • KVRP-FM (97.1 FM; HASKELL, TX; Owner: ROLLING PLAINS BROADCASTING CORP.)

Woodson fatal accident list:

Oct 11, 2003 00:48 AM, Fm209, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Farm Rd 3327 E 3 Mi 5 Mi Se (Lat: 32.983444 Lon: -98.983694), Type: Tower, Structure height: 53.3 m, Overall height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WSU721
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.915 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/10/2004, Expiration Date: 11/29/2014
    Registrant: Tbs Electronics, Inc., 5225 Sw Topeka Blvd, Topeka, KS 66609, Phone: (785) 862-7450, Fax: (785) 862-7647, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • WOODSON, 9.3 Mi Ene Of (Lat: 33.053167 Lon: -98.898389), Overall height: 66.4 m, Call Sign: KLS91
    Assigned Frequencies: 4198.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/02/1996, Expiration Date: 02/01/2000, Cancellation Date: 11/04/1998
    Registrant: At&t Corp, 1200 Peachtree St 15w24, Atlanta, GA 30309

Most common first names in Woodson, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William374.0 years
Joe272.0 years
Grace293.5 years
Bobby270.5 years
Helen277.0 years
Oscar263.5 years
Robert268.5 years
Most common last names in Woodson, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Herrington388.0 years
Hurford371.6 years
Brown269.5 years
Koonce282.5 years
Dickie276.6 years
Bellah269.0 years
Blevins271.0 years
Oakley265.5 years
Moss273.1 years
Odell278.4 years
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