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Demographics Analysis

The people of Big Sandy Town, Texas give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Big Sandy Town, Texas)

Male:

Under 5 years : 76

5 to 9 years : 73

10 to 14 years : 78

15 to 17 years : 48

18 and 19 years : 46

20 years : 9

21 years : 12

22 to 24 years : 32

25 to 29 years : 80

30 to 34 years : 76

35 to 39 years : 51

40 to 44 years : 35

45 to 49 years : 56

50 to 54 years : 67

55 to 59 years : 17

60 and 61 years : 2

62 to 64 years : 15

65 and 66 years : 3

67 to 69 years : 8

70 to 74 years : 38

75 to 79 years : 13

80 to 84 years : 10

85 years and over : 11

Female:

Under 5 years : 172

5 to 9 years : 50

10 to 14 years : 52

15 to 17 years : 58

18 and 19 years : 14

20 years : 0

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 122

25 to 29 years : 55

30 to 34 years : 62

35 to 39 years : 72

40 to 44 years : 65

45 to 49 years : 62

50 to 54 years : 61

55 to 59 years : 54

60 and 61 years : 9

62 to 64 years : 36

65 and 66 years : 0

67 to 69 years : 23

70 to 74 years : 17

75 to 79 years : 26

80 to 84 years : 8

85 years and over : 8


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Big Sandy Town, Texas)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 1,213

Multiple ancestry : 465

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 0

Ancestry not reported : 204


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Big Sandy Town, Texas)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 1,858

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 0

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 24

Not a U.S. citizen : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Big Sandy Town, Texas)

Total:

Under 5 years : 248

5 to 17 years : 359

18 to 24 years : 235

25 to 34 years : 273

35 to 44 years : 223

45 to 54 years : 246

55 to 59 years : 71

60 and 61 years : 11

62 to 64 years : 51

65 to 74 years : 89

75 years and over : 76

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 221

5 to 17 years : 331

18 to 24 years : 170

25 to 34 years : 228

35 to 44 years : 178

45 to 54 years : 118

55 to 59 years : 46

60 and 61 years : 9

62 to 64 years : 33

65 to 74 years : 61

75 years and over : 47

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 27

5 to 17 years : 28

18 to 24 years : 49

25 to 34 years : 45

35 to 44 years : 41

45 to 54 years : 124

55 to 59 years : 25

60 and 61 years : 2

62 to 64 years : 18

65 to 74 years : 28

75 years and over : 29

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 16

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 4

45 to 54 years : 4

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Big Sandy Town, Texas)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 649

Female : 793

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 207

Female : 209

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 0

Female : 24


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Big Sandy Town, Texas)

Born in state of residence : 1,015

Born in other state in the United States : 324

Native: born outside the United States : 0

Foreign born : 20


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Big Sandy Town, Texas)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 326

Now married, except separated : 473

Divorced : 98

Separated : 42

Widowed : 40

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 61

Now married, except separated : 229

Divorced : 53

Separated : 12

Widowed : 23

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 20

Divorced : 4

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Big Sandy Town, Texas)

Speak only English : 1,570

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 22

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Chinese:

Speak English "very well" : 14

Speak English less than "very well" : 16

Korean:

Speak English "very well" : 12

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Big Sandy Town, Texas

  • Other Groups: 341   (29.5%)
  • Irish: 207   (17.9%)
  • German: 129   (11.2%)
  • English: 113   (9.8%)
  • United States Or American: 101   (8.8%)
  • French (except Basque): 52   (4.5%)
  • Scotch-irish: 47   (4.1%)
  • Polish: 25   (2.2%)
  • Dutch: 23   (2.0%)
  • Acadian/cajun: 17   (1.5%)
  • Italian: 15   (1.3%)
  • Scottish: 11   (1.0%)
  • Norwegian: 9   (0.8%)
  • Welsh: 9   (0.8%)
  • French Canadian: 8   (0.7%)
  • Slovak: 8   (0.7%)
  • European: 7   (0.6%)
  • Swiss: 6   (0.5%)
  • Swedish: 6   (0.5%)
  • British: 4   (0.3%)
  • West Indian (excluding Hispanic Groups): 3   (0.3%)
  • Greek: 3   (0.3%)
  • Romanian: 2   (0.2%)
  • Hungarian: 2   (0.2%)
  • Danish: 2   (0.2%)
  • Northern European: 2   (0.2%)
  • Lithuanian: 2   (0.2%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Big Sandy Town, Texas is 1,882



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Big Sandy Town, Texas: 856
Female Population in Big Sandy Town, Texas: 1,026


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Big Sandy Town, Texas: 27.4
Median Female Resident Age in Big Sandy Town, Texas: 28.4


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Texas is 34


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Big Sandy Town, Texas


White


Both sexes

36.3

Male

35.1

Female

36.9

Black or African American


Both sexes

35.5

Male

35.3

Female

36.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

34.5

Male

46.0

Female

33.5

Asian


Both sexes

29.5

Male

29.5

Female

34.0

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

27.0

Male

26.5

Female

27.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

14.5

Male

5.5

Female

29.0

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

20.5

Male

20.5

Female

20.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

36.7

Male

35.6

Female

37.7


(updated 2010)



Races in Big Sandy Town, Texas


  • White: 1,359
  • African American: 447
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 8
  • Two or More Races: 68



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Big Sandy Town, Texas citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Big Sandy Town, Texas

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 5   (1.4%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 2   (0.56%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 8   (2.25%)
  • 9th Grade: 10   (2.81%)
  • 10th Grade: 14   (3.93%)
  • 11th Grade: 18   (5.06%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 21   (5.9%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 146   (41.01%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 20   (5.62%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 42   (11.8%)
  • Associate Degree: 9   (2.53%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 38   (10.67%)
  • Master's Degree: 17   (4.78%)
  • Professional School Degree: 3   (0.84%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 3   (0.84%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 2   (0.43%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 5   (1.08%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 11   (2.37%)
  • 9th Grade: 18   (3.88%)
  • 10th Grade: 27   (5.82%)
  • 11th Grade: 22   (4.74%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 10   (2.16%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 167   (35.99%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 36   (7.76%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 78   (16.81%)
  • Associate Degree: 21   (4.53%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 40   (8.62%)
  • Master's Degree: 23   (4.96%)
  • Professional School Degree: 4   (0.86%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Big Sandy Town, Texas

  • Harmony Isd


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 9788 State Hwy 154 W, Big Sandy, TX 75755, Phone: (903) 725-5492, Students: 993 )

  • Big Sandy Isd


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: P O Box 598, Big Sandy, TX 75755, Phone: (903) 636-5287, Students: 736 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Big Sandy Town, Texas

  • Big Sandy El


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 1 Wildcat Dr, Big Sandy, TX 75755, Phone: (903) 636-5287, Students: 381 )

  • Harmony Elementary


    ( Grades: K-3, Location: 9788 State Hwy 154 W, Big Sandy, TX 75755, Phone: (903) 725-5496, Students: 287 )

  • Harmony Junior High


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 9788 State Hwy 154 W, Big Sandy, TX 75755, Phone: (903) 725-5485, Students: 227 )

  • Big Sandy J H


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: P O Box 598, Big Sandy, TX 75755, Phone: (903) 636-5222, Students: 156 )

  • Harmony Intermediate School


    ( Grades: 4-5, Location: 9788 State Hwy 154 W, Big Sandy, TX 75755, Phone: (903) 725-5492, Students: 155 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Big Sandy Town, Texas

  • Harmony H S


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 9788 State Hwy 154 W, Big Sandy, TX 75755, Phone: (903) 725-5495, Students: 324 )

  • Big Sandy H S


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 1 Wildcat Dr, Big Sandy, TX 75755, Phone: (903) 636-5221, Students: 199 )



Museums Near Big Sandy Town, Texas


  • Big Sandy Chamber Of Commerce


    87 W Johannes Ave, Big Sandy, MT 59520

  • Big Sandy Historical Society Inc


    Po Box 301, Big Sandy, MT 59520

  • Big Sandy Museum Inc


    Po Box 220, Big Sandy, TX 75755

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Big Sandy Town, Texas affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Big Sandy Town, Texas.

Area Features of Big Sandy Town, Texas


Airport


(1) Alert Field Airport   (2) Crosscut Field Airport   (3) Hawk Ranch Airport  

Building


(1) Big Sandy City Hall   (2) Big Sandy Fire Department   (3) Big Sandy Police Department   (4) Fairmont Branch Library   (5) Freeman Memorial Branch Library   (6) Harmony Consolidated Volunteer Fire Department   (7) Pleasant Grove Volunteer Fire Department  

Cemetery


(1) Chilton Cemetery   (2) Hoover Cemetery   (3) Jarvis College Cemetery   (4) New Hope Cemetery   (5) Pleasant Hill Cemetery   (6) Varnon Cemetery  

Church


(1) Bethel Church   (2) Browns Chapel   (3) Church Of Christ   (4) Hopewell Church   (5) Johnson Chapel   (6) Little Mound Missionary Church   (7) Locust Grove Church   (8) Lone Pine Church   (9) Maple Springs Church   (10) New Hope Church   (11) Paron Church   (12) Peron Church   (13) Pleasant Grove Church   (14) Union Grove Church   (15) United Church Of God  

Civil


(1) Big Sandy Division   (2) Town Of Big Sandy  

Dam


(1) Ambassador College Reservoir Dam   (2) Bane Lake Dam   (3) Big Sandy Dam   (4) Longview Big Sandy Dam   (5) Medley Lake Dam   (6) Renshaw Lake Dam   (7) Reynolds Lake Dam  

Lake


(1) Turkey Pond  

Populated Place


(1) Big Sandy   (2) Center Point   (3) Latch   (4) Pritchett   (5) Shady Grove  

Reservoir


(1) Ambassador College Reservoir   (2) Bane Lake   (3) Big Sandy Lake   (4) Longview Big Sandy Reservoir   (5) Longview Water Tank   (6) Medley Lake   (7) Renshaw Lake   (8) Reynolds Lake  

School


(1) Excelsior School   (2) Harmony School   (3) Jarvis Christian College  

Spring


(1) Barton Spring  

Stream


(1) Ballard Branch   (2) Bee Branch   (3) Beech Creek   (4) Big Sandy Creek   (5) East Fork Glade Creek   (6) Gin Creek   (7) Glade Creek   (8) Hall Branch   (9) Harris Creek   (10) Hills Creek   (11) Hopewell Branch   (12) Moore Branch   (13) Rogers Creek  

Summit


(1) Peter Hayes Hill   (2) Pinnacle Mountain  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Big Sandy Town, Texas

75755 (pop. 6,302)


Cities Nearby Big Sandy Town, Texas

Big Sandy Ccd, TX  (pop. 4,087) 2.1 Miles
Hawkins City, TX  (pop. 1,395) 5.2 Miles
Winona Ccd, TX  (pop. 5,041) 6.2 Miles
Winona Town, TX  (pop. 649) 7.3 Miles
Hawkins Ccd, TX  (pop. 9,624) 8.0 Miles
Gladewater City, TX  (pop. 6,228) 10.1 Miles
Gladewater Ccd, TX  (pop. 7,017) 11.6 Miles
Union Grove City, TX  (pop. 424) 11.8 Miles
Warren City City, TX  (pop. 426) 12.4 Miles
Gilmer Ccd, TX  (pop. 12,246) 12.8 Miles



Area Code(s) in Big Sandy Town, Texas

903



Elevation in Big Sandy Town, Texas is 450.0 ft. (137.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Big Sandy Town, Texas

Lat: 32.584693 N        Long: -95.112297 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Big Sandy Town, Texas need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Texas

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.20 6.17 4.03 6.25 0.00 5.78
  Total Electric Industry 7.20 6.17 4.03 6.25 0.00 5.78
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.57 6.58 4.15 6.20 0.00 6.06
  Total Electric Industry 7.57 6.58 4.15 6.20 0.00 6.06
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.74 6.73 4.20 6.34 0.00 6.16
  Total Electric Industry 7.74 6.73 4.20 6.34 0.00 6.16
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.00 6.94 4.32 6.68 0.00 6.39
  Total Electric Industry 8.00 6.94 4.32 6.68 0.00 6.39
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.08 7.04 4.27 6.79 0.00 6.42
  Total Electric Industry 8.08 7.04 4.27 6.79 0.00 6.42
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.71 6.64 3.98 6.44 0.00 6.10
  Total Electric Industry 7.71 6.64 3.98 6.44 0.00 6.10
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.77 6.71 4.03 6.44 0.00 6.16
  Total Electric Industry 7.77 6.71 4.03 6.44 0.00 6.16
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.82 6.74 4.05 6.45 0.00 6.17
  Total Electric Industry 7.82 6.74 4.05 6.45 0.00 6.17
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.65 6.57 3.94 6.40 0.00 6.07
  Total Electric Industry 7.65 6.57 3.94 6.40 0.00 6.07
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.55 6.52 3.97 6.36 0.00 6.04
  Total Electric Industry 7.55 6.52 3.97 6.36 0.00 6.04
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.96 6.88 4.42 6.77 0.00 6.49
  Total Electric Industry 7.96 6.88 4.42 6.77 0.00 6.49
2001              
  Delivery-Only Service 3.68 1.59 0.93 6.53 0.00 1.56
  Energy-Only Providers 5.86 7.35 0.00 401.22 0.00 4.74
  Full-Service Providers 8.86 7.74 5.29 7.52 0.00 7.39
  Total Electric Industry 8.86 7.74 5.27 7.56 0.00 7.38
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 8.05 6.95 4.66 6.55 0.00 6.62
  Total Electric Industry 8.05 6.95 4.66 6.55 0.00 6.62
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 9.16 7.84 5.27 0.00 6.62 7.50
  Total Electric Industry 9.16 7.84 5.27 0.00 6.62 7.50
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 9.73 7.90 5.87 0.00 7.02 7.95
  Total Electric Industry 9.73 7.90 5.87 0.00 7.02 7.95
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 10.93 8.85 7.14 0.00 8.45 9.14
  Total Electric Industry 10.93 8.85 7.14 0.00 8.45 9.14
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 12.86 9.85 7.82 0.00 8.42 10.34
  Total Electric Industry 12.86 9.85 7.82 0.00 8.42 10.34

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Big Sandy Town, Texas

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 14   (2.7%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 21   (4.0%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 34   (6.6%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 25   (4.8%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 66   (12.7%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 90   (17.3%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 93   (17.9%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 63   (12.1%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 4   (0.8%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 36   (6.9%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 12   (2.3%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 29   (5.6%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 32   (6.2%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Big Sandy Town, Texas)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 615

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 47

In 3-person carpool : 22

In 4-person carpool : 0

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 4

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 12

Other means : 14

Worked at home : 44


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Big Sandy Town, Texas)

Less than 5 minutes : 56

5 to 9 minutes : 131

10 to 14 minutes : 50

15 to 19 minutes : 58

20 to 24 minutes : 45

25 to 29 minutes : 77

30 to 34 minutes : 68

35 to 39 minutes : 49

40 to 44 minutes : 33

45 to 59 minutes : 99

60 to 89 minutes : 34

90 or more minutes : 14


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Big Sandy Town, Texas)

With Social Security income : 168

No Social Security income : 582


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Big Sandy Town, Texas)

With retirement income : 84

No retirement income : 666


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Big Sandy Town, Texas)

Less than $10,000 : 92

$10,000 to $14,999 : 12

$15,000 to $19,999 : 35

$20,000 to $24,999 : 46

$25,000 to $29,999 : 13

$30,000 to $34,999 : 39

$35,000 to $39,999 : 50

$40,000 to $44,999 : 50

$45,000 to $49,999 : 25

$50,000 to $59,999 : 60

$60,000 to $74,999 : 44

$75,000 to $99,999 : 44

$100,000 to $124,999 : 28

$125,000 to $149,999 : 5

$150,000 to $199,999 : 3

$200,000 or more : 12


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Big Sandy Town, Texas)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $39,200


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Big Sandy Town, Texas

  • NEW (1020 AM; 5.5 kW; Tyler, TX; Owner: Bret D. Huggins)
  • KBGE (1240 AM; 1.0 kW; Kilgore, TX; Owner: Gap Broadcasting Tyler License, Llc)
  • KGLD (1330 AM; 1.0 kW; Tyler, TX; Owner: Salt Of The Earth Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • KCAR (1350 AM; 0.41 kW; Clarksville, TX; Owner: Ffd Holdings I, Inc.)
  • KFRO (1370 AM; 1.0 kW; Longview, TX; Owner: Access.1 Texas License Company Llc)
  • KEES (1430 AM; 5.0 kW; Clarksville City, TX; Owner: Gleiser Communications, Llc)
  • KYZS (1490 AM; 1.0 kW; Tyler, TX; Owner: Gleiser Communications, Llc)
  • KTBB (600 AM; 5.0 kW; Tyler, TX; Owner: Gleiser Communications, Llc)
  • KZEY (690 AM; 1.0 kW; Tyler, TX; Owner: Community Broadcast Group, Inc.)

FM Radio Stations Near Big Sandy Town, Texas

  • KNUE (101.5 FM; New London, TX; Owner: Gap Broadcasting Tyler License, Llc)
  • KBLZ (102.7 FM; Tyler, TX; Owner: S.o. 2,000, Lc)
  • KDVE (103.1 FM; Pittsburg, TX; Owner: Waller Media, Llc)
  • KKUS (104.1 FM; Garden Valley, TX; Owner: Access.1 Texas License Company Llc)
  • KYKX (105.7 FM; Longview, TX; Owner: Access.1 Texas License Company Llc)
  • KYKX (105.7 FM; Longview, TX; Owner: Access.1 Texas License Company Llc)
  • KISX (107.3 FM; Tyler, TX; Owner: Gap Broadcasting Tyler License, Llc)
  • NEW (88.3 FM; Longview, TX; Owner: Educational Music Foundation)
  • NEW (88.3 FM; Longview, TX; Owner: Iglesia Jesucristo Es Mi Refugio De San Antonio, Inc.)
  • NEW (88.3 FM; Longview, TX; Owner: Millennium Broadcasting Corporation)
  • KZLO (88.7 FM; Arp, TX; Owner: Educational Media Foundation)
  • KVNE (89.5 FM; Big Sandy, TX; Owner: Educational Radio Foundation Of East Texas, Inc.)
  • KVNE (89.5 FM; Tyler, TX; Owner: Educational Radio Foundation Of East Texas, Inc.)
  • KTAA (90.7 FM; Gladewater, TX; Owner: Community Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • KGWP (91.1 FM; Pittsburg, TX; Owner: Andres Serranos Ministries, Inc.)
  • KGLY (91.3 FM; Tyler, TX; Owner: Educational Radio Foundation Of East Texas, Inc.)
  • KPIT (91.7 FM; Leesburg, TX; Owner: Millennium Broadcasting Corporation)
  • KDOK (92.1 FM; Tyler, TX; Owner: Gleiser Communications, Llc)
  • KTYL-FM (93.1 FM; New London, TX; Owner: Gap Broadcasting Tyler License, Llc)
  • KFRO-FM (95.3 FM; Gladewater, TX; Owner: Waller Media, Llc)
  • KSCN (96.9 FM; Leesburg, TX; Owner: East Texas Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • KGAP (98.5 FM; Clarksville, TX; Owner: Ffd Holdings I, Inc.)
  • KGAP (98.5 FM; Clarksville, TX; Owner: Ffd Holdings I, Inc.)
  • KAJK (99.3 FM; Gladewater, TX; Owner: Reynolds Radio, Inc.)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Big Sandy Town, Texas

  • KCEB (Channel 38; New London, TX; Owner: Estes Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • KFXK (Channel 51; New London, TX; Owner: Warwick Communications, Inc.)
  • KCEB (Channel 54; Longview, TX; Owner: Estes Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • KLTV (Channel 7; Big Sandy, TX; Owner: Kltv/ktre License Subsidiary, Llc)
  • KLTV (Channel 7; Tyler, TX; Owner: Kltv/ktre License Subsidiary, Llc)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Big Sandy Town, Texas

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 63  (20.9%)
  • Service Occupations: 36  (11.9%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 45  (14.9%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 54  (17.9%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 76  (30.8%)
  • Service Occupations: 48  (19.4%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 102  (41.3%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 0  (0.0%)


(updated 2010)





There are 146 Farms In Big Sandy Town, Texas


(updated 2008)



Banks In Big Sandy Town, Texas

The First National Bank Of Gilmer - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $320.4k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 10

Austin Bank, Texas National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.4m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 31

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Big Sandy Town, Texas

  • Tyler Pounds Regional


    (about 23.3 miles in Tyler, Texas; Airport Code: TYR)

  • Mineola Wisener Field


    (about 24.0 miles in Mineola, Texas; Airport Code: VZH)

  • East Texas Regional


    (about 26.9 miles in Longview, Texas; Airport Code: GGG)

  • Mount Pleasant Municipal


    (about 38.4 miles in Mount Pleasant, Texas; Airport Code: MPS)

  • Harrison County


    (about 47.0 miles in Marshall, Texas; Airport Code: ASL)

  • Sulphur Springs Municipal


    (about 49.4 miles in Sulphur Springs, Texas; Airport Code: SLR)

  • Cherokee County


    (about 49.8 miles in Gallatin, Texas; Airport Code: JKV)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Big Sandy Town, Texas

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

78.73%

Carpooled

13.43%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.0%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

1.68%

Other Means

2.99%

Worked At Home

3.17%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Big Sandy Town, Texas, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Big Sandy Town, Texas)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 337

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 47

Female householder, no husband present : 174

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 192

Householder not living alone : 0


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Big Sandy Town, Texas)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 21

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 0

All other households : 729


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Big Sandy Town, Texas)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 245

Renter-occupied housing units : 92

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 34

Renter-occupied housing units : 13

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 28

Renter-occupied housing units : 146

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 76

Renter-occupied housing units : 116


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Big Sandy Town, Texas)

Less than $10,000 : 134

$10,000 to $14,999 : 45

$15,000 to $19,999 : 80

$20,000 to $24,999 : 47

$25,000 to $29,999 : 27

$30,000 to $34,999 : 71

$35,000 to $39,999 : 55

$40,000 to $44,999 : 59

$45,000 to $49,999 : 25

$50,000 to $59,999 : 68

$60,000 to $74,999 : 44

$75,000 to $99,999 : 44

$100,000 to $124,999 : 28

$125,000 to $149,999 : 8

$150,000 to $199,999 : 3

$200,000 or more : 12


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Big Sandy Town, Texas)

Total : 847


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Big Sandy Town, Texas)

Occupied : 750

Vacant : 97


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Big Sandy Town, Texas)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Big Sandy Town, Texas)

Built 2005 or later : 0

Built 2000 to 2004 : 61

Built 1990 to 1999 : 114

Built 1980 to 1989 : 117

Built 1970 to 1979 : 234

Built 1960 to 1969 : 100

Built 1950 to 1959 : 97

Built 1940 to 1949 : 52

Built 1939 or earlier : 72


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Big Sandy Town, Texas)

Utility gas : 301

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 30

Electricity : 397

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 0

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 10

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 12


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Big Sandy Town, Texas)

Less than $10,000 : 33

$10,000 to $14,999 : 30

$15,000 to $19,999 : 10

$20,000 to $24,999 : 6

$25,000 to $29,999 : 16

$30,000 to $34,999 : 18

$35,000 to $39,999 : 4

$40,000 to $49,999 : 44

$50,000 to $59,999 : 32

$60,000 to $69,999 : 13

$70,000 to $79,999 : 20

$80,000 to $89,999 : 22

$90,000 to $99,999 : 21

$100,000 to $124,999 : 24

$125,000 to $149,999 : 21

$150,000 to $174,999 : 16

$175,000 to $199,999 : 12

$200,000 to $249,999 : 29

$250,000 to $299,999 : 12

$300,000 to $399,999 : 0

$400,000 to $499,999 : 0

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Big Sandy Town, Texas)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 3

Home equity loan only : 4

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 213

Housing units without a mortgage : 163


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Big Sandy Town, Texas)

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 : $30,400

Built 1990 to 1999 : $195,300

Built 1980 to 1989 : $12,500

Built 1970 to 1979 : $80,000

Built 1960 to 1969 : $90,000

Built 1950 to 1959 : $82,000

Built 1940 to 1949 : $45,300

Built 1939 or earlier : $72,500


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Big Sandy Town, Texas: 59.1%

Percentage of Family Households in Texas: 69.9%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Big Sandy Town, Texas

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2000        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2001        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2002        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2003        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2004        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2005        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2006        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Big Sandy Town, TX): $25,284
Median Household Income In 2000 (Texas): $39,927


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Big Sandy Town): $53,300
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Texas): $77,800


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Big Sandy Town): $402
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Texas): $574


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Big Sandy Town, Texas

Utility Gas: 40.8%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 4.3%
Electricity: 54.2%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.0%
Coal Or Coke: 0.4%
Wood: 0.0%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.4%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Big Sandy Town, Texas are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Big Sandy Town, Texas

Guardian Angels Home Healthcare Agency Inc


     Address: 1113 State 154 West Suite 105, Gilmer, Texas 75644
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 4/19/2006

Kinsman Home Health Care Inc


     Address: 600 N Trinity, Gilmer, Texas 75644
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 5/25/2005

Country Home Care


     Address: 1505 W Main St, Clarksville, Texas 75426
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 3/17/2006

Angels Care Home Health Of East Texas


     Address: 1711 S Henderson, Kilgore, Texas 75662
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 6/5/2003

New Concept Health Services Inc


     Address: 620 Shelley Drive, Tyler, Texas 75701
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 5/14/2001

Hospitals Close To Big Sandy Town, Texas

East Texas Medical Center - Gilmer


     Address: 712 North Wood, Gilmer, Texas 75644
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

East Texas Medical Center - Clarksville


     Address: P O Drawer 1270 Highway 82 West, Clarksville, Texas 75426
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Laird Memorial Hospital


     Address: 1612 South Henderson Blvd, Kilgore, Texas 75662
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

East Texas Medical Center


     Address: 1000 South Beckham Street, Tyler, Texas 75701
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Mother Frances Hospital


     Address: 800 East Dawson, Tyler, Texas 75701
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Nursing Homes Close To Big Sandy Town, Texas

Texan Nursing & Rehab Of Gladewater Llc


     Address: 300 N Money St, Gladewater, Texas 75647
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 43
     Percent Occupied: 60%

Legend Oaks Healthcare And Rehabilitation Center G


     Address: 1201 Fm 2685, Gladewater, Texas 75647
     Ownership: For Profit - Partnership
     Number of Residents: 66
     Percent Occupied: 66%

Upshur Manor Nursing Home


     Address: 623 Hwy 155n, Gilmer, Texas 75644
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 91
     Percent Occupied: 81%

Gilmer Care Center


     Address: 703 N Titus, Gilmer, Texas 75644
     Ownership: For Profit - Partnership
     Number of Residents: 96
     Percent Occupied: 87%

Regency Healthcare And Rehabilitation Center At Re


     Address: 2407 West Main Street, Clarksville, Texas 75426
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 75
     Percent Occupied: 63%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Big Sandy Town, Texas

Name: Comanche Peak
Address: PO Box 1002; Glen Rose, TX 76043
Distance: 159 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Big Sandy Town, Texas

    Retired Workers: 735
    Disabled Workers: 175
    Widowers Workers: 135
    Spouses Workers: 75
    Children Workers: 100


(updated 2007)



Upshur County, Texas Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 29.09%
  • Bush & Cheney 70.44%
  • Other 0.47%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Big Sandy Town, Texas citizens.

Relocation to Upshur County, TX

9.06 % of Upshur County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $33,064

Texas Average 8.37 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Upshur County, TX (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Gregg County , TX 3.28 % ($35,029 AGI )
  • Smith County , TX 0.43 % ($29,800 AGI )
  • Harrison County , TX 0.38 % ($27,400 AGI )

Relocation away from Upshur County, TX

9.19 % of Upshur County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $32,864

Texas Average 7.44 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Upshur County, TX (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Gregg County , TX 2.97 % ($31,358 AGI )
  • Wood County , TX 0.95 % ($47,205 AGI )
  • Smith County , TX 0.57 % ($30,149 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Texas

Low Bracket: (State Income Tax Free)
High Bracket: (State Income Tax Free)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Texas

6.25%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Big Sandy Town, Texas is based on over 50 years of data.















Storms In Big Sandy Town, Texas

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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Big Sandy Town, Texas directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Big Sandy Town, Texas

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rape 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0 0 0 74 0 0 0 74 0 0 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 2 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0 0 0 0 0 0 147 74 73 148 0 0 0
Assault 0 0 2 5 3 2 4 3 1 1 1 1 0
    per 100,000 0 0 150 372 221 144 294 222 73 74 73 72 0
Burglary 12 19 10 6 22 3 7 6 5 5 6 4 1
    per 100,000 911 1,413 752 446 1,621 216 515 443 365 371 438 290 73
Larceny Theft 15 33 13 30 17 19 16 0 12 1 5 5 3
    per 100,000 1,139 2,454 977 2,232 1,253 1,370 1,176 0 877 74 365 362 219
Vehicle Theft 3 4 2 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
    per 100,000 228 297 150 149 74 0 74 0 0 0 73 0 0
Arson 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
0 0 0 2 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
8 14 6 10 10 6 6 2 4 2 3 2 1
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
4 7 3 6 5 3 4 1 2 1 2 1 0


(updated 2013)



Number of Sex Offenders In Texas

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
46,484 44,336 50,559 52,574 571,050 59,105 67,707 71,124 77,693 81,235


(updated 2014)



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