Tira, Texas

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Population in 2019: 313 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +26.2%
 
Males: 147  (47.3%)
Females: 166  (52.7%)
Median resident age:

38.8 years
Texas median age:

35.1 years

Zip codes: 75482.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $53,039 (it was $36,964 in 2000)
Tira:

$53,039
TX:

$64,034

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $21,634 (it was $18,750 in 2000)

Tira town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $100,723 (it was $50,000 in 2000)
Tira:

$100,723
TX:

$200,400

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $140,674; detached houses: $146,459; mobile homes: $132,398

Median gross rent in 2019: $800.

March 2019 cost of living index in Tira: 78.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 13.1%
(7.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 87.0% for Black residents)

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  • Races in Tira, TX (2019)
    • 21277.7%White alone
    • 279.9%Asian alone
    • 238.4%Black alone
    • 72.6%Hispanic

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

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Ancestries: American (32.6%), Irish (8.0%), German (7.2%), Scotch-Irish (3.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 471 feet

Land area: 1.44 square miles.

Population density: 218 people per square mile   (very low).

Tira, Texas map

13 residents are foreign born (1.1% Europe).

This town:

4.8%
Texas:

17.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,018 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,185 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: East Grayson, TX (60.4 miles , pop. 81,381).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Garland, TX (68.2 miles , pop. 215,768).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (79.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

North Hopkins-Sulphur Bluff, TX (2.1 miles ),
Cooper, TX (2.8 miles ),
Sulphur Springs, TX (3.7 miles ),
Biardstown, TX (3.8 miles ),
Roxton, TX (4.2 miles ),
Pecan Gap, TX (4.2 miles ),
Howland, TX (4.3 miles ),
Como, TX (4.4 miles )

Latitude: 33.33 N, Longitude: 95.57 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 903

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

5.8%
Texas:

8.0%
Most common industries in Tira, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (18.0%)
  • Construction (16.4%)
  • Health care (8.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (3.9%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (3.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (29.2%)
  • Educational services (18.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.9%)
  • Truck transportation (5.6%)
  • Utilities (5.6%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (17.9%)
  • Health care (14.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (10.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.7%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (7.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (7.1%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (7.1%)
Most common occupations in Tira, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.3%)
  • Cashiers (5.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (16.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (13.9%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6.9%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.6%)
  • Top executives (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (14.3%)
  • Cashiers (12.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (10.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.1%)
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.1%)

Average climate in Tira, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Tira-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 118% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/2/1982, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.6 miles away from the Tira town 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 31.4 miles away from the town center injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Tira-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 501% 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 167.1 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 227.8 miles away from the city center
On 5/17/2012 at 08:12:00, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 119.5 miles away from Tira center
On 11/7/2016 at 01:44:24, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi) earthquake occurred 197.2 miles away from Tira 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 104.7 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) earthquake occurred 167.6 miles away from Tira center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

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

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Storms: 4, Fires: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Tira topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Tira:

  • DELTA NH (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; COOPER, TX)
  • DELTA NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; COOPER, TX)
  • COOPER HOME HEALTH INC (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; COOPER, TX)
  • RENAL CARE GROUP SULPHUR SPRINGS (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; SULPHUR SPRINGS, TX)
  • CARRIAGE HOUSE MANOR (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; SULPHUR SPRINGS, TX)
  • REGENCY TERRACE NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; SULPHUR SPRINGS, TX)
  • HOPKINS COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; SULPHUR SPRINGS, TX)

Airports located in Tira:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tira:

  • Texas A & M University-Commerce (about 21 miles; Commerce, TX; Full-time enrollment: 8,890)
  • Paris Junior College (about 23 miles; Paris, TX; FT enrollment: 3,875)
  • Northeast Texas Community College (about 43 miles; Mount Pleasant, TX; FT enrollment: 2,320)
  • Collin County Community College District (about 63 miles; McKinney, TX; FT enrollment: 18,044)
  • Southeastern Oklahoma State University (about 66 miles; Durant, OK; FT enrollment: 3,365)
  • Grayson College (about 67 miles; Denison, TX; FT enrollment: 2,496)
  • Tyler Junior College (about 71 miles; Tyler, TX; FT enrollment: 8,104)

Public high school in Tira:

  • IRA SCHOOL (Students: 258, Location: 6123 W FM 1606, Grades: KG-12)
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Hopkins County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.4 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

68.9%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

5.7%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Tira:

Marital status in Tira, TX
  • Never married: 32.0%
  • Now married: 42.8%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 16.7%

For population 25 years and over in Tira:

  • High school or higher: 86.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.5
Texas average:

13.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Tira, TX (based on Hopkins County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant14,94262
Catholic3,8601
Mainline Protestant2,14819
Black Protestant9963
Other3283
None12,887-
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
Hopkins County:

0.89 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

0.30 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 25
Hopkins County:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 20
Hopkins County:

5.93 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

10.7%
State:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

29.2%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Hopkins County:

13.7%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Tira:

50.2%
Texas:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Tira:

47.6%
Texas:

47.4%

Average BMI:
Here:

30.6
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.5%
State:

20.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Tira:

19.3%
Texas:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

46.2%
Texas:

33.1%

General health condition:
Tira:

53.6%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Tira:

76.9%
Texas:

80.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Tira, 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 and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 0$0 0$0

6.43% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($44,542 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.43%
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 Hunt County, TX  0.66% ($36,964 average AGI)
from Wood County, TX  0.49% ($33,984)
from Dallas County, TX  0.48% ($36,050)


6.13% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($41,926 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.13%
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 Wood County, TX  0.69% ($42,644 average AGI)
to Hunt County, TX  0.67% ($36,048)
to Dallas County, TX  0.48% ($42,933)

Strongest AM radio stations in Tira:

  • 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.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KSST (1230 AM; 1 kW; SULPHUR SPRINGS, TX; Owner: HOPKINS COUNTY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KAAM (770 AM; 10 kW; GARLAND, TX; Owner: DONTRON, INC.)
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KYNG (950 AM; 10 kW; DENISON-SHERMAN, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Tira:

  • KSCH (95.9 FM; SULPHUR SPRINGS, TX; Owner: EAST TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRVA-FM (107.1 FM; CAMPBELL, TX; Owner: FIRST BROADCASTING INVESTMENT PARTNERS, LLC)
  • KPLT-FM (107.7 FM; PARIS, TX; Owner: EAST TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KALK (97.7 FM; WINFIELD, TX; Owner: EAST TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KETR (88.9 FM; COMMERCE, TX; Owner: TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY-COMMERCE)
  • KDVE (103.1 FM; PITTSBURG, TX; Owner: ON-AIR FAMILY, LLC)
  • KBUS (101.9 FM; PARIS, TX; Owner: EAST TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KWNS (104.7 FM; WINNSBORO, TX; Owner: RICHARD E. FOSTER)
  • K217CP (91.3 FM; PARIS, TX; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Tira:

  • KTAQ (Channel 47; GREENVILLE, TX; Owner: MIKE SIMONS)
  • K42DA (Channel 42; PARIS, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Tira fatal accident list:

Mar 6, 2017 01:45 PM, Sr-19, Cr-4778, Lat: 33.282392, Lon: -95.583958, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Jun 5, 2016 06:37 AM, Sr-19, Lat: 33.275800, Lon: -95.584500, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Feb 24, 2015 05:36 PM, Sr-19/154, Lat: 33.306222, Lon: -95.585197, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 4, 2015 00:00 AM, Fm 1536, Lat: 33.324019, Lon: -95.580669, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Apr 4, 2012 06:09 PM, Sr-19, Lat: 33.277033, Lon: -95.584489, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 19Number of bridges
  • 361ft / 110mTotal length
  • $3,000Total costs
  • 32,417Total average daily traffic
  • 4,760Total average daily truck traffic
  • 45,420Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Tira, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21940-1949
  • 51960-1969
  • 21980-1989
  • 51990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Tira, TX

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • TX-TIRA-CN-1, Fm 1536 (Lat: 33.327833 Lon: -95.570139), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WRKV408, Licensee ID: L01704672,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19460.0 MHz, 19460.0 MHz, 19460.0 MHz, 19460.0 MHz, 19460.0 MHz, 19460.0 MHz, 19460.0 MHz, 19460.0 MHz, 19460.0 MHz, 19460.0 MHz, Grant Date: 02/17/2021, Expiration Date: 02/17/2031, Certifier: Jack Marsh, Registrant: Amg Technology Investment Group, 95 Parker Oaks Lane, Hudson Oaks, TX 76087, Phone: (855) 698-5465, Email:

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Tira, TX
  • 57.5%Electricity
  • 31.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.5%Wood
  • 3.8%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Tira, TX
  • 82.1%Electricity
  • 10.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.1%Utility gas


Tira compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed 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 below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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