Biardstown, Texas

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Population in July 2007: 1,026.
Males: 497  (48.5%)
Females: 529  (51.5%)
Median resident age:

36.7 years
Texas median age:

32.3 years

Zip code: 75462

Estimated median household income in 2017: $57,906 (it was $39,050 in 2000)
Biardstown:

$57,906
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $22,868 (it was $15,194 in 2000)

Biardstown CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $117,530 (it was $53,100 in 2000)
Biardstown:

$117,530
TX:

$172,200
March 2019 cost of living index in Biardstown: 80.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Biardstown, TX (2000)
    • 96594.7%White alone
    • 242.4%Hispanic
    • 131.3%Two or more races
    • 90.9%Black alone
    • 50.5%American Indian alone
    • 20.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.10%Asian alone

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

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Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 84.2 square miles.

Population density: 12 people per square mile   (very low).

Biardstown, Texas map
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Biardstown CCD:

0.9% ($456)
Texas:

1.8% ($1,393)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: East Grayson, TX (61.0 miles , pop. 81,381).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Garland, TX (78.2 miles , pop. 215,768).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (89.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Howland, TX (3.1 miles ),
Paris, TX (3.2 miles ),
Reno, TX (3.2 miles ),
Deport, TX (3.3 miles ),
Sun Valley, TX (3.3 miles),
Blossom, TX (3.4 miles ),
Toco, TX (3.5 miles),
Roxton, TX (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 33.52 N, Longitude: 95.50 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 903

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

3.5%
Texas:

3.5%
Most common industries in Biardstown, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (11.4%)
  • Health care (8.3%)
  • Food (7.4%)
  • Construction (5.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.9%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.0%)
  • Truck transportation (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Food (10.0%)
  • Construction (9.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (8.2%)
  • Public administration (6.3%)
  • Paper (5.2%)
  • Truck transportation (4.8%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (25.4%)
  • Health care (15.8%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (7.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.6%)
  • Social assistance (5.1%)
Most common occupations in Biardstown, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (8.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.5%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (13.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.7%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (7.1%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.1%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (10.2%)
  • Cashiers (7.3%)
  • Therapists (6.2%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.6%)

Average climate in Biardstown, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Biardstown-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 111% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/2/1982, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.5 miles away from the Biardstown place center killed 10 people and injured 170 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/13/1981, a category F4 tornado 18.1 miles away from the place center injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Biardstown-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 95.2 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 306.3 miles away from Biardstown center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 219.9 miles away from Biardstown 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 221.8 miles away from the 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 147.9 miles away from Biardstown center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 328.9 miles away from Biardstown center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lamar County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 7, Hurricanes: 4, Fires: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Biardstown:

  • MILLENNIUM HOME CARE OF NE TEXAS (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; PARIS, TX)
  • HERITAGE HOUSE OF PARIS HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CE (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; PARIS, TX)
  • PLATINUM HOME HEALTH INC (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; PARIS, TX)
  • RCG PARIS (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; PARIS, TX)
  • LEGEND HEALTHCARE AND REHABILITATION - PARIS (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; PARIS, TX)
  • ON CALL HOME HEALTH AND REHAB SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; PARIS, TX)
  • RED RIVER VALLEY SURGICAL CENTER, LLC (Hospital, about 10 miles away; PARIS, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Biardstown:

  • Paris Junior College (about 10 miles; Paris, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,875)
  • Texas A & M University-Commerce (about 31 miles; Commerce, TX; FT enrollment: 8,890)
  • Northeast Texas Community College (about 46 miles; Mount Pleasant, TX; FT enrollment: 2,320)
  • Southeastern Oklahoma State University (about 61 miles; Durant, OK; FT enrollment: 3,365)
  • Grayson College (about 67 miles; Denison, TX; FT enrollment: 2,496)
  • Collin County Community College District (about 71 miles; McKinney, TX; FT enrollment: 18,044)
  • The University of Texas at Dallas (about 82 miles; Richardson, TX; FT enrollment: 16,777)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Biardstown: Biardstown Volunteer Fire Department (A), Lamar County Midway Volunteer Fire Department (B), Taylortown Volunteer Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Biardstown include: Union Church (A), Pleasant Valley Church (B), Bethlehem Church (C), Friendship Church (D), Rockford Church (E), Midway Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Antioch Cemetery (1), Biardstown Cemetery (2), Hazel Dell Cemetery (3), Slabtown Cemetery (4), Neathery Cemetery (5), Garner Cemetery (6), New Dora Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Soil Conservation Service Site 14 Reservoir (A), Soil Conservation Service Site 13 Reservoir (B), Newman Lake Number 4 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Big Sandy Creek (A), Baker Branch (B), Auds Creek (C), Click Creek (D), Caney Creek (E), Robertson Creek (F), Pickering Creek (G), Pecan Branch (H), Hickory Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lamar County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.6 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

75.9%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

4.3%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

11.0%
Whole state:

15.4%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

3.2%
Whole state:

6.7%

For population 15 years and over in Biardstown:

Marital status in Biardstown, TX
  • Never married: 17.8%
  • Now married: 70.3%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 4.6%

For population 25 years and over in Biardstown:

  • High school or higher: 78.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.3
Texas average:

15.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Biardstown, TX (based on Lamar County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant21,146101
Mainline Protestant3,62520
Catholic2,4671
Black Protestant9336
Other6511
None20,971-
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: 6
Lamar County:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 29
This county:

5.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 33
Lamar County:

6.72 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

10.6%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Lamar County:

26.5%
State:

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

13.3%
Texas:

15.7%

4.98% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($44,606 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.98%
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 Dallas County, TX  0.48% ($51,928 average AGI)
to Red River County, TX  0.39% ($45,441)
to Collin County, TX  0.24% ($53,902)

Strongest AM radio stations in Biardstown:

  • KPLT (1490 AM; 1 kW; PARIS, TX; Owner: EAST TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • 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.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • 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.)
  • KYNG (950 AM; 10 kW; DENISON-SHERMAN, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • KAAM (770 AM; 10 kW; GARLAND, TX; Owner: DONTRON, INC.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)

Strongest FM radio stations in Biardstown:

  • K217CP (91.3 FM; PARIS, TX; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC)
  • KPLT-FM (107.7 FM; PARIS, TX; Owner: EAST TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBUS (101.9 FM; PARIS, TX; Owner: EAST TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOYN (93.9 FM; PARIS, TX; Owner: EAST TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KHCP (89.3 FM; PARIS, TX; Owner: HOUSTON CHRISTIAN BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KITX (95.5 FM; HUGO, OK; Owner: K95.5, INC.)
  • KALK (97.7 FM; WINFIELD, TX; Owner: EAST TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K201FX (88.1 FM; RENO, TX; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K211DS (90.1 FM; PARIS, TX; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Biardstown:

  • K42DA (Channel 42; PARIS, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K08KK (Channel 8; PARIS, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 49 ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • KTAQ (Channel 47; GREENVILLE, TX; Owner: MIKE SIMONS)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Cell 54, Lat: 33.538333 Lon: -95.500111, Type: Ltower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WQLC537,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 11/07/2018, Expiration Date: 04/17/2020, Certifier: Mossie N Kines Jr, Registrant: Wifires Communications LLC, Paris, TX 75461, Phone: (844) 747-9434, Email:

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Biardstown, TX
  • 50.0%Electricity
  • 43.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.0%Utility gas
  • 1.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.9%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Biardstown, TX
  • 69.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 19.2%Electricity
  • 11.5%Wood


Biardstown compared to Texas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below 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 significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below 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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