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Population in 2012: 258 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -12.8%
 

Males: 147  (57.3%)
Females: 111  (42.7%)

Median resident age:  45.3 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 76491.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $37,516 (it was $26,389 in 2000)
Woodson:

$37,516
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,082

Woodson town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $48,450 (it was $24,400 in 2000)
Woodson:

$48,450
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $39,367; Detached houses: $41,813; Mobile homes: $20,460

Median gross rent in 2012: $570.

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  • White alone - 213 (80.7%)
  • Hispanic - 42 (15.9%)
  • Black alone - 7 (2.7%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (0.8%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Woodson: 78.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: Irish (27.6%), German (6.0%), English (2.8%), Portuguese (2.8%), Dutch (2.0%), Scottish (1.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 0.64 square miles.

Population density: 403 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Woodson:

  • High school or higher: 69.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 0.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Woodson town:

  • Never married: 30.9%
  • Now married: 53.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 9.9%

47 residents are foreign born

This town:  12.9%
Texas:  16.4%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Woodson, Texas as of December 22, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Woodson to the number of sex offenders is 86 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $617 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $535 (1.3%)

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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

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.4%
Texas:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +37 (+14.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (22%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (11%)
  • Utilities (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Educational services (26%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (7%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Woodworkers (9%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (8%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Cashiers (17%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (10%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (8%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6%)

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Tornado activity:

Woodson-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 138% 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 significantly below Texas state average. It is 100% 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
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

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, Floods: 3, Fires: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Tornadoes: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Tom Reamy - Science fiction writer.


Hospitals/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)

Political contributions by individuals in Woodson, TX

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Woodson:

  • Abilene Christian University (about 54 miles; Abilene, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,947)
  • Midwestern State University (about 68 miles; Wichita Falls, TX; FT enrollment: 4,383)
  • Tarleton State University (about 74 miles; Stephenville, TX; FT enrollment: 6,579)
  • Weatherford College (about 76 miles; Weatherford, TX; FT enrollment: 2,623)
  • Texas Christian University (about 101 miles; Fort Worth, TX; FT enrollment: 7,829)
  • Tarrant County College District (about 102 miles; Fort Worth, TX; FT enrollment: 15,861)
  • Texas Wesleyan University (about 105 miles; Fort Worth, TX; FT enrollment: 2,189)

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 2012: 15.6%
(6.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 63.8% 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Woodson, TX

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 significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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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.

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (46%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (33%)
  • Wood (18%)
  • Utility gas (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 102.76%
Here102.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Other
Adherents71.3%11.0%8.4%4.8%4.4%
Congregations25.0%16.7%25.0%8.3%25.0%
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: 1
This county:

6.00 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

6.00 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

18.00 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

10.9%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

26.5%
Texas:

26.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll


6.86% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,243 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.86%
Texas average:

8.37%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.



6.34% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($42,265 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.34%
Texas average:

7.44%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


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 drivers: 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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