Goree, Texas

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Population in 2019: 203 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -36.8%
Males: 95  (47.1%)
Females: 108  (52.9%)
Median resident age:

39.4 years
Texas median age:

35.1 years

Zip codes: 76363.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $62,849 (it was $25,104 in 2000)
Goree:

$62,849
TX:

$64,034

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $21,197 (it was $13,169 in 2000)

Goree city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $27,301 (it was $17,700 in 2000)
Goree:

$27,301
TX:

$200,400

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $57,686; detached houses: $59,345; mobile homes: $46,730

Median gross rent in 2019: $425.

March 2019 cost of living index in Goree: 75.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 23.6%
(13.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 43.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 14.3% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Goree, TX (2019)
    • 21548.0%Hispanic
    • 10022.3%White alone
    • 9621.4%Black alone
    • 378.3%Two or more races
    • 20.4%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Goree, Texas as of June 12, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Goree is 65 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (12.1%), German (3.9%), English (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1457 feet

Land area: 1.45 square miles.

Population density: 140 people per square mile   (very low).

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60 residents are foreign born (12.9% Latin America).

This city:

13.4%
Texas:

17.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,904 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $938 (4.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita Falls, TX (65.2 miles , pop. 104,197).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fort Worth, TX (136.6 miles , pop. 534,694).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (165.1 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Munday, TX (2.5 miles ),
Weinert, TX (3.6 miles),
Knox City, TX (4.1 miles ),
Seymour, TX (4.2 miles ),
Benjamin, TX (4.2 miles ),
Seymour Rural, TX (4.3 miles ),
O'Brien, TX (4.4 miles),
Rochester, TX (4.7 miles )

Latitude: 33.47 N, Longitude: 99.52 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 940

Distribution of median household income in Goree, TX in 2019
Distribution of house value in Goree, TX in 2019
Goree satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

7.3%
Texas:

8.0%
Most common industries in Goree, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (19.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (18.2%)
  • Construction (9.1%)
  • Machinery, equipment, supplies merchant wholesalers (9.1%)
  • Educational services (9.1%)
  • Utilities (5.0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (29.7%)
  • Construction (17.2%)
  • Machinery, equipment, supplies merchant wholesalers (9.4%)
  • Utilities (9.4%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (7.8%)
  • Educational services (4.7%)
  • Motor vehicles, parts & supplies merchant wholesalers (4.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (40.4%)
  • Educational services (14.0%)
  • Machinery, equipment, supplies merchant wholesalers (8.8%)
  • U. S. Postal service (8.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.3%)
  • Retail florists (5.3%)
Most common occupations in Goree, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Farmers and farm managers (9.1%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.0%)
  • Construction laborers (5.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (14.1%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (12.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (10.9%)
  • Construction laborers (9.4%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (7.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (12.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (10.5%)
  • Cashiers (8.8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7.0%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7.0%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (7.0%)
  • Registered nurses (5.3%)

Average climate in Goree, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Goree-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 54% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/13/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.2 miles away from the Goree city center killed 17 people and injured 25 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/26/1962, a category F4 tornado 20.9 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Goree-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 506% greater 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 78.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 212.3 miles away from Goree center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 251.9 miles away from Goree 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 315.6 miles away from the city center
On 2/13/2016 at 17:07:06, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 5.2 mi) earthquake occurred 214.0 miles away from Goree 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 222.0 miles away from Goree 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 Knox County (11) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 5

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Goree:

  • MUNDAY NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; MUNDAY, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Goree:

  • Vernon College (about 50 miles; Vernon, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,216)
  • Midwestern State University (about 65 miles; Wichita Falls, TX; FT enrollment: 4,901)
  • Abilene Christian University (about 70 miles; Abilene, TX; FT enrollment: 4,025)
  • Cisco College (about 81 miles; Cisco, TX; FT enrollment: 2,687)
  • Western Oklahoma State College (about 84 miles; Altus, OK; FT enrollment: 2,054)
  • Cameron University (about 101 miles; Lawton, OK; FT enrollment: 4,695)
  • Weatherford College (about 113 miles; Weatherford, TX; FT enrollment: 4,080)

Points of interest:

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

Average household size:
This city:

2.7 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

69.3%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.3%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.3% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Goree:

Marital status in Goree, TX
  • Never married: 26.9%
  • Now married: 56.8%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 6.5%

For population 25 years and over in Goree:

  • High school or higher: 69.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.8%
  • Unemployed: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

15.2
Texas average:

13.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Goree, TX (based on Knox County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,12917
Catholic7252
Mainline Protestant4525
None413-
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: 2
Here:

5.72 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Here:

8.58 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2
Knox County:

5.72 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

11.8%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Knox County:

26.9%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

23.6%
Texas:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

46.8%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Goree:

42.8%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Goree:

28.8
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Goree:

22.9%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.8%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Goree:

6.9
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

35.0%
State:

33.0%

General health condition:
Here:

50.5%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Goree:

76.2%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Goree, TX Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$5,956$71,4721$1,240
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$720
Totals for Government 1$5,956$71,4722$1,960

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

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $10,000 ($49.26)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $164,000 ($807.88)
    Police Protection: $36,000 ($177.34)
    Central Staff Services: $18,000 ($88.67)
    Financial Administration: $16,000 ($78.82)
    Regular Highways: $15,000 ($73.89)
    Local Fire Protection: $5,000 ($24.63)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000 ($14.78)
    Health - Other: $1,000 ($4.93)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($4.93)
  • Intergovernmental to State - General - Other: $12,000 ($59.11)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $86,000 ($423.65)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $4,000 ($19.70)

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

  • Charges - Other: $1,000 ($4.93)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $40,000 ($197.04)
    General Revenue - Other: $3,000 ($14.78)
    Rents: $2,000 ($9.85)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($4.93)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $224,000 ($1103.45)
  • State Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $6,000 ($29.56)
  • Tax - Property: $28,000 ($137.93)
    Public Utilities Sales: $15,000 ($73.89)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $15,000 ($73.89)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $66,000 ($325.12)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $55,000 ($270.94)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,000 ($54.19)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $148,000 ($729.06)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $28,000 ($137.93)

6.02% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($39,757 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.02%
Texas average:

7.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Strongest AM radio stations in Goree:

  • KSEY (1230 AM; 1 kW; SEYMOUR, TX; Owner: MARK V. AULABAUGH)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KCAF (990 AM; 10 kW; FARMERSVILLE, TX; Owner: RENAISSANCE RADIO, INC.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • 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)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KWFS (1290 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Goree:

  • KVRP-FM (97.1 FM; HASKELL, TX; Owner: ROLLING PLAINS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KSEY-FM (94.3 FM; SEYMOUR, TX; Owner: MARK V. AULABAUGH)

Goree fatal accident list:

Sep 9, 2010 12:40 AM, Us-277, Lat: 33.471697, Lon: -99.515706, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Aug 29, 1988 00:05 AM, 277, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 39ft / 11.6mTotal length
  • 8,400Total average daily traffic
  • 2,538Total average daily truck traffic
  • 12,700Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6
  • John Monday, 16250 Hwy 277 (Lat: 33.463361 Lon: -99.545917), Type: 99.1, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, Lg5201@att.Com, , Plano, Phone: (469) 229-7471
  • CARISSA L BICK, 16250 Hwy 277 (Lat: 33.463361 Lon: -99.545917), Type: 99.1, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: American Towers, Inc., Colofaa-Fccsouthplains@americantower.Com, , Marie-tta, Phone: (678) 265-6770
  • b b carter, 16250 Hwy 277 (Lat: 33.463361 Lon: -99.545917), Type: 99.1, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: American Towers, Inc., Colofaa-Fccsouthplains@americantower.Com, , Marie-tta, Phone: (678) 265-6770
  • B B CARTER, 16250 Hwy 277 (#274638) (Lat: 33.463361 Lon: -99.545917), Type: 96.0, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: American Towers, Inc., Colofaa-Fccsouthplains@americantower.Com, , Marie-tta, Phone: (678) 265-6770
  • B B CARTER, 16250 Hwy 277 (#274638) (Lat: 33.463361 Lon: -99.545917), Type: 96.0, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: American Towers, Inc., Colofaa-Fccsouthplains@americantower.Com, , Marie-tta, Phone: (678) 265-6770
  • Alyse Brussard, 16250 Hwy 277 (#274638) (Lat: 33.463361 Lon: -99.545917), Type: 96.0, Structure height: 48275 m, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: American Towers, LLC, Faa-Fcc@americantower.Com, , Wobur-n, Phone: (781) 926-4500

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 10 Mi S (Lat: 33.333444 Lon: -99.517028), Call Sign: KNGM566, Licensee ID: L00102954,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.020 MHz, Grant Date: 04/20/1998, Expiration Date: 05/24/2003, Cancellation Date: 08/24/2003, Registrant: Don F Bowman, Rt 1, Goree, TX 76363

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • GOREE, 16250 Hwy 277 (#274638) (Lat: 33.463361 Lon: -99.545917), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 96 m, Call Sign: WQTE291,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6286.19 MHz, Grant Date: 01/14/2014, Expiration Date: 01/14/2024, Certifier: John Monday, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:
  • GOREEH2O, N 6th St (Lat: 33.468889 Lon: -99.525361), Type: Tank, Structure height: 29 m, Overall height: 32 m, Call Sign: WRJL743, Licensee ID: L01047332,
    Assigned Frequencies: 17820.0 MHz, 17820.0 MHz, 17820.0 MHz, 17820.0 MHz, 17820.0 MHz, 17820.0 MHz, 17820.0 MHz, 17820.0 MHz, 17820.0 MHz, 17820.0 MHz, 17820.0 MHz, Grant Date: 09/22/2020, Expiration Date: 09/22/2030, Certifier: Dell Purdy, Registrant: Ama Communications, LLC, 7201 I-40 West, Suite 200, Amarillo, TX 79106, Phone: (806) 322-2222, Fax: (806) 322-2121, Email:

Most common first names in Goree, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1183.9 years
John878.9 years
George778.8 years
Mary676.0 years
Thomas570.4 years
William577.4 years
Joe464.8 years
Roy478.5 years
Gladys382.3 years
Charles368.0 years
Most common last names in Goree, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Coffman1176.7 years
Moore985.6 years
Lambeth782.6 years
Hargrove679.8 years
Jones680.2 years
Beaty568.9 years
Smith577.6 years
Elliott469.0 years
Harlan468.7 years
Tynes470.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Goree, TX
  • 75.4%Utility gas
  • 24.6%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Goree, TX
  • 86.7%Utility gas
  • 13.3%Electricity


Goree compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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