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Population (year 2000): 7,669. Estimated population in July 2005: 8,971 (+17.0% change)
Males: 3,744 (48.8%), Females: 3,925 (51.2%)

Hunt County

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Median resident age: 25.2 years
Median household income: $24,065 (year 2000)
Median house value: $59,000 (year 2000)

Commerce, TX residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Commerce:

  • White Non-Hispanic (67.0%)
  • Black (20.8%)
  • Hispanic (7.7%)
  • Other race (3.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.8%)
  • Asian Indian (1.1%)
  • American Indian (1.1%)
  • Chinese (0.7%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (14.3%), Irish (10.6%), English (7.5%), German (7.0%), Scotch-Irish (2.0%), French (1.5%).Texas forum

Land area: 6.5 square miles

Commerce,

For population 25 years and over in Commerce

  • High school or higher: 80.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.6%
  • Unemployed: 14.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Commerce city

  • Never married: 41.1%
  • Now married: 41.8%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 8.7%

8.2% Foreign born (4.8% Latin America, 2.4% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +792 (+11.5%).

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: TX McKinney, (50.9 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: TX (55.7 miles Garland, pop. 215,768).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Dallas, (68.3 miles pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: TX (7.3 miles Campbell, Neylandville, TX (7.6 miles) , TX (8.6 miles Cumby, TX (13.1 miles Ladonia, Gap, TX (13.8 miles Pecan City, TX (14.5 miles Wolfe TX Greenville, (16.6 miles TX Cooper, (17.0 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 6 buildings, average cost: $45,000
  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 1998: 16 buildings, average cost: $82,000
  • 1999: 29 buildings, average cost: $68,500
  • 2000: 20 buildings, average cost: $69,100
  • 2001: 12 buildings, average cost: $84,700
  • 2002: 8 buildings, average cost: $162,400
  • 2003: 21 buildings, average cost: $82,200
  • 2004: 24 buildings, average cost: $113,200
  • 2005: 18 buildings, average cost: $94,500

Latitude: 33.24 N, Longitude: 95.90 W

Area code: 903

Commerce, Texas business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (34.5%), Retail trade (12.7%), Manufacturing (12.0%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +561 (+7.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,696 (48.4%)

Crime in Commerce by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003
Murders 0 0 1
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 13.0
Rapes 6 2 7
    per 100,000 78.2 26.1 91.3
Robberies 7 5 9
    per 100,000 91.3 65.2 117.4
Assaults 55 52 41
    per 100,000 717.2 678.1 534.6
Burglaries 111 159 169
    per 100,000 1447.4 2073.3 2203.7
Thefts 302 310 263
    per 100,000 3937.9 4042.2 3429.4
Auto thefts 30 19 26
    per 100,000 391.2 247.8 339.0
492.2 492.2 510.2

Average climate in Commerce, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Commerce,

Commerce-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 175% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/2/1982, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 33.6 miles away from the Commerce city center killed 10 people and injured 170 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/22/1964, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.2 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Claire Chennault - (1890-1958), commander of the Flying Tigers.


Hospital/medical center in Commerce:
  • PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITAL OF COMMERCE (2900 STERLING HART DRIVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Commerce:
  • GLEN OAKS HOSPITAL (about 17 miles; GREENVILLE, TX)
  • PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITAL OF GREENVILLE (about 17 miles; GREENVILLE, TX)
  • HOPKINS COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 22 miles; SULPHUR SPRINGS, TX)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Commerce:
  • COX FLD (about 41 miles; PARIS, TX; ID: PRX)
  • TYLER POUNDS RGNL (about 71 miles; TYLER, TX; ID: TYR)
  • DALLAS LOVE FIELD (about 72 miles; DALLAS, TX; ID: DAL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Commerce:
  • COMMERCE MUNI (about 3 miles; COMMERCE, TX; ID: 2F7)
  • MAJORS (about 17 miles; GREENVILLE, TX; ID: GVT)
  • SULPHUR SPRINGS MUNI (about 21 miles; SULPHUR SPRINGS, TX; ID: SLR)

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Sewerage 9 $19,200 $25,600 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 6 $10,764 $21,528 1 $312
Firefighters 9 $21,646 $28,861 0 $0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 4 $8,836 $26,508 0 $0
Water Supply 10 $20,380 $24,456 1 $221
Financial Administration 4 $10,326 $30,978 0 $0
Other Government Administration 4 $11,887 $35,661 1 $600
Police Protection - Officers 16 $36,631 $27,473 0 $0
Police - Other 5 $8,677 $20,824 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 2 $3,910 $23,460 0 $0
Streets and Highways 3 $5,420 $21,680 2 $2,260
Health 1 $1,339 $16,068 0 $0
Totals for Government 73 $159,016 $26,139 5 $3,394
College/University in Commerce:
  • TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY-COMMERCE (Full-time enrollment: 4,998; Location: 2600 South Neal; Public; Website: www.tamu-commerce.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Commerce:
  • COLLIN COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE-CENTRAL PARK (about 54 miles; MCKINNEY, TX; Full-time enrollment: 7,514)
  • GRAYSON COUNTY COLLEGE (about 59 miles; DENISON, TX; FT enrollment: 2,082)
  • EASTFIELD COLLEGE (about 59 miles; MESQUITE, TX; FT enrollment: 4,457)
  • TYLER JUNIOR COLLEGE (about 59 miles; TYLER, TX; FT enrollment: 5,872)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT DALLAS (about 62 miles; RICHARDSON, TX; FT enrollment: 7,695)
  • RICHLAND COLLEGE (about 63 miles; DALLAS, TX; FT enrollment: 7,352)
  • SOUTHEASTERN OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 63 miles; DURANT, OK; FT enrollment: 3,165)
Public high schools in Commerce:
  • COMMERCE H S (Students: 542; Location: 604 CULVER; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • SUMMITT HOUSE (Location: 604 CULVER; Grades: 07 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Commerce:
  • COMMERCE EL (Students: 495; Location: 604 CULVER; Grades: PK - 02)
  • COMMERCE MIDDLE (Students: 399; Location: 604 CULVER; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • ALBERT C WILLIAMS EL (Students: 393; Location: 604 CULVER; Grades: 03 - 06)
Library in Commerce:
  • COMMERCE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $76,514; Location: 1210 PARK ST; 29,982 books; 1,867 audio materials; 969 video materials; 31 serial subscriptions)

Churches in Commerce include: Presbyterian Church (A), Ridgecrest Baptist Church (B), Riley Grove Church (C), Saint Joseph Baptist Church (D), Bethel Church of God in Christ (E), Trinity Lutheran Church (F), Living Word Praise Chapel Church (G).

Cemetery: Rosemound Cemetery (1).

Lake: Roundhouse Pool (A).

Parks in Commerce include: Bicentennial Park (1), Lyndon Baines Johnson Park (2), Norris Park (3).


Commerce compared to Texas state average:
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Commerce:
  • 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.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KAAM (770 AM; 10 kW; GARLAND, TX; Owner: DONTRON, INC.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • KMKI (620 AM; 5 kW; PLANO, TX; Owner: ABC, INC)
  • KYNG (950 AM; 10 kW; DENISON-SHERMAN, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KGVL (1400 AM; 1 kW; GREENVILLE, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
Strongest FM radio stations in Commerce:
  • KETR (88.9 FM; COMMERCE, TX; Owner: TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY-COMMERCE)
  • KIKT (93.5 FM; GREENVILLE, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KRVA-FM (107.1 FM; CAMPBELL, TX; Owner: FIRST BROADCASTING INVESTMENT PARTNERS, LLC)
  • KLTY (94.9 FM; ARLINGTON, TX; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA OF TEXAS, LLC)
  • KFYZ-FM (98.3 FM; BONHAM, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS RADIO GROUP, L.P.)
  • KSCH (95.9 FM; SULPHUR SPRINGS, TX; Owner: EAST TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Commerce:
  • KTAQ (Channel 47; GREENVILLE, TX; Owner: MIKE SIMONS)
  • KNOK-LP (Channel 43; GREENVILLE, TX; Owner: IGLESIA JESU CHRISTO ES MI REFUGIO, INC.)

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Source: City-Data.com


 

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