Jolly, Texas

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Population in 2019: 163 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -13.3%
 
Males: 71  (43.8%)
Females: 92  (56.2%)
Median resident age:

64.9 years
Texas median age:

35.1 years

Zip code: 76301

Estimated median household income in 2019: $79,774 (it was $44,375 in 2000)
Jolly:

$79,774
TX:

$64,034

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $53,195 (it was $20,467 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $222,008 (it was $85,000 in 2000)
Jolly:

$222,008
TX:

$200,400

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $192,168; detached houses: $204,381; mobile homes: $57,548
March 2019 cost of living index in Jolly: 83.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 6.1%

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  • Races in Jolly, TX (2019)
    • 17485.7%White alone
    • 188.9%Two or more races
    • 83.9%Hispanic
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Ancestries: English (27.7%), American (26.2%), Irish (7.7%), European (4.6%), German (1.5%), Scottish (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 974 feet

Land area: 0.99 square miles.

Population density: 165 people per square mile   (very low).

Jolly, Texas map

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,261 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,564 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita Falls, TX (9.7 miles , pop. 104,197).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northeast Tarrant, TX (96.4 miles , pop. 402,130).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (116.9 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Dean, TX (2.0 miles ),
Wichita Falls, TX (3.1 miles ),
Henrietta, TX (3.1 miles ),
Lakeside City, TX (3.4 miles ),
Petrolia, TX (3.4 miles ),
Cashion Community, TX (3.8 miles ),
Pleasant Valley, TX (3.8 miles ),
Byers, TX (4.0 miles )

Latitude: 33.87 N, Longitude: 98.35 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 940

Distribution of median household income in Jolly, TX in 2019
Distribution of house value in Jolly, TX in 2019

Jolly satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.3%
Texas:

8.0%
Most common industries in Jolly, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (10.7%)
  • Health care (10.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.8%)
  • Educational services (5.8%)
  • Machinery (5.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.9%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (4.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (19.0%)
  • Truck transportation (8.6%)
  • Lumber & other construction materials merchant wholesalers (6.9%)
  • Public administration (6.9%)
  • Computer & electronic products (5.2%)
  • Social assistance (5.2%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (24.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (15.6%)
  • Educational services (13.3%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (8.9%)
  • Machinery (8.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.7%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (6.7%)
Most common occupations in Jolly, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.8%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (15.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (12.1%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (10.3%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (6.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.2%)
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (5.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (15.6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8.9%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (8.9%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (8.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.9%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.7%)

Average climate in Jolly, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 57.5. This is better than average.

City:

57.5
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.24. This is about average. There were 0 monitors within city limits.

City:

7.24
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Jolly-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 105% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1964, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 6.1 miles away from the Jolly city center killed 7 people and injured 111 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/10/1979, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.7 miles away from the city center killed 42 people and injured 1740 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Jolly-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 595% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 145.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 193.8 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) earthquake occurred 151.2 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 182.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/7/2016 at 01:44:24, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi) earthquake occurred 170.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/8/2011 at 02:46:57, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 144.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Clay County (14) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 6, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Floods: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Jolly topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Jolly:

  • MIDWESTERN HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; WICHITA FALLS, TX)
  • RIVER OAKS CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; WICHITA FALLS, TX)
  • SENIOR CARE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER - WICHI (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; WICHITA FALLS, TX)
  • GRACE PARK MANOR (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; WICHITA FALLS, TX)
  • RIDGEVIEW NURSING CONV CTR (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; WICHITA FALLS, TX)
  • HEALTHSOUTH HOME HEALTH AGENCY OF WICHITA FALLS (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; WICHITA FALLS, TX)
  • HEALTHSOUTH TRANSITIONAL UNIT OF WICHITA FALLS (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; WICHITA FALLS, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Jolly:

  • Midwestern State University (about 10 miles; Wichita Falls, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,901)
  • Cameron University (about 51 miles; Lawton, OK; FT enrollment: 4,695)
  • Vernon College (about 60 miles; Vernon, TX; FT enrollment: 2,216)
  • North Central Texas College (about 71 miles; Gainesville, TX; FT enrollment: 6,550)
  • Western Oklahoma State College (about 79 miles; Altus, OK; FT enrollment: 2,054)
  • University of North Texas (about 83 miles; Denton, TX; FT enrollment: 31,694)
  • Texas Woman's University (about 84 miles; Denton, TX; FT enrollment: 11,837)

Points of interest:

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

Birthplace of: Walter Jenkins - Soilder.

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

2.4 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

84.7%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.2%
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: 1.4% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Jolly:

Marital status in Jolly, TX
  • Never married: 6.6%
  • Now married: 67.4%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 18.6%

For population 25 years and over in Jolly:

  • High school or higher: 90.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.1%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.4
Texas average:

13.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Jolly, TX (based on Clay County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,40119
Mainline Protestant7246
Catholic1801
Other2-
None4,445-
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: 3
Clay County:

2.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Here:

0.90 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
This county:

2.70 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

2.70 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

9.4%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Clay County:

28.0%
Texas:

26.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Jolly:

43.5%
Texas:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Jolly:

34.3%
State:

47.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.6
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

35.2%
Texas:

20.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Jolly:

11.0%
State:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Jolly:

40.1%
State:

33.1%

General health condition:
Here:

47.2%
Texas:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

75.4%
State:

80.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Jolly, 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
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$344
Totals for Government 0$0 1$344

7.87% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($47,562 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.87%
Texas average:

7.43%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Wichita County, TX  3.89% ($45,182 average AGI)


7.16% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($34,530 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.16%
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 Wichita County, TX  3.61% ($34,449 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Jolly:

  • KCAF (990 AM; 10 kW; FARMERSVILLE, TX; Owner: RENAISSANCE RADIO, INC.)
  • KWFS (1290 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KTNO (1440 AM; 12 kW; DENTON, TX; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Jolly:

  • KWFS-FM (102.3 FM; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLUR (99.9 FM; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KQXC-FM (103.9 FM; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KBZS (106.3 FM; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMOC (89.5 FM; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CHRISTIAN SERVICE FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • KTEO (90.5 FM; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CORNERSTONE UNIVERSITY)
  • KWRD-FM (100.7 FM; HIGHLAND VILLAGE, TX; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA OF TEXAS, L.L.C.)
  • KNIN-FM (92.9 FM; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K202DR (88.3 FM; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KYYI (104.7 FM; BURKBURNETT, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KMEO (96.7 FM; FLOWER MOUND, TX; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KKDL (106.7 FM; MUENSTER, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KZMP-FM (101.7 FM; AZLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KRNB (105.7 FM; DECATUR, TX; Owner: SERVICE BROADCASTING I, LTD.)
  • KDKR (91.3 FM; DECATUR, TX; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • KNOR (93.7 FM; HEALDTON, OK; Owner: AM & PM BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KHCK-FM (99.1 FM; DENTON, TX; Owner: KHCK-FM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KMCU (88.7 FM; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CAMERON UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Jolly:

  • KFDX-TV (Channel 3; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF WICHITA FALLS, L.L.C.)
  • KAUZ-TV (Channel 6; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF WICHITA FALLS, LLC)
  • K24AD (Channel 24; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K20DN (Channel 20; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CHRISTIAN FAMILY NETWORK TV, INC.)
  • KSWO-TV (Channel 7; LAWTON, OK; Owner: KSWO TELEVISION COMPANY, INC.)
  • K26DL (Channel 26; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • KJBO-LP (Channel 35; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KJTL (Channel 18; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K22FE (Channel 22; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: LOCKE SUPPLY CO.)
  • K30DJ (Channel 30; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CHRISTIAN FAMILY NETWORK, INC.)
  • K47DK (Channel 47; GRANDFIELD, OK; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)

Jolly fatal accident list:

Jun 29, 2010 06:49 PM, Us-82, Lat: 33.869489, Lon: -98.351775, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 14Number of bridges
  • 39ft / 11.7mTotal length
  • $246,000Total costs
  • 135,990Total average daily traffic
  • 38,076Total average daily truck traffic
  • 190,410Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Jolly, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 51920-1929
  • 81960-1969
  • 11970-1979
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Jolly, TX

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • JOLLY, 3 Mi Ne Hwy 287 (Lat: 33.910278 Lon: -98.341944), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 85.3 m, Overall height: 89.9 m, Call Sign: WQRM739,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6226.89 MHz, Grant Date: 06/20/2013, Expiration Date: 06/20/2023, Certifier: Steven T Campbell, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • WCFL R1E, .4 Mi North Of (Lat: 33.874806 Lon: -98.349750), Overall height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: WCT931, Licensee ID: L00008608,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, 11665.0 MHz, 11665.0 MHz, Grant Date: 03/24/1994, Expiration Date: 08/01/2000, Cancellation Date: 11/04/1998, Registrant: Southwestern Bell Telephone Company, 3 Bell Plz Rm 810 C12, Dallas, TX 75202-5399

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 7. The highest number of fires - 16 took place in 2008, and the least - 0 in 2004. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Jolly, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (81.0%), and Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires (8.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Jolly, TX
    • 9881.0%Outside Fires
    • 108.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 97.4%Structure Fires
    • 43.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Jolly, TX
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Jolly, TX
  • 77.9%Electricity
  • 11.6%Utility gas
  • 9.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Jolly 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 significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
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