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Population (year 2000): 14,551. Estimated population in July 2005: 15,228 (+4.7% change)
Males: 6,810 (46.8%), Females: 7,741 (53.2%)

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Median resident age: 36.4 years
Median household income: $30,403 (year 2000)
Median house value: $62,000 (year 2000)

Sulphur Springs, TX residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Sulphur Springs:

  • White Non-Hispanic (75.8%)
  • Black (14.3%)
  • Hispanic (8.2%)
  • Other race (3.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • American Indian (1.3%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (17.5%), Irish (9.3%), English (8.7%), German (5.0%), Dutch (2.1%), Scotch-Irish (1.6%).Springs, Texas forum

Land area: 17.9 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Sulphur Springs

  • High school or higher: 72.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sulphur Springs city

  • Never married: 18.5%
  • Now married: 57.7%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 9.0%
  • Divorced: 11.9%

3.9% Foreign born (3.2% Latin America, 0.4% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +369 (+2.6%).

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: TX Tyler, (59.1 miles pop. 83,650).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: TX (72.7 miles Garland, pop. 215,768).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Dallas, (84.7 miles pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: TX (10.1 miles Como, TX (13.5 miles Tira, TX (14.1 miles Yantis, TX (16.4 miles Cumby, TX Cooper, (17.6 miles TX Emory, (21.1 miles TX Commerce, (21.9 miles TX (23.2 miles Point,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 26 buildings, average cost: $111,700
  • 1997: 31 buildings, average cost: $92,000
  • 1998: 36 buildings, average cost: $108,900
  • 1999: 36 buildings, average cost: $86,100
  • 2000: 33 buildings, average cost: $97,100
  • 2001: 58 buildings, average cost: $85,400
  • 2002: 49 buildings, average cost: $101,300
  • 2003: 84 buildings, average cost: $52,700
  • 2004: 93 buildings, average cost: $52,700
  • 2005: 29 buildings, average cost: $166,900

Latitude: 33.13 N, Longitude: 95.60 W

Area code: 903

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

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (18.7%), Retail trade (17.5%), Manufacturing (14.9%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,229 (+22.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,753 (77.0%)

Crime in Sulphur Springs by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 1 3 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 6.9 20.6 0.0
Rapes 3 3 4 2 8 6
    per 100,000 20.6 20.6 27.5 13.7 55.0 41.2
Robberies 10 8 5 4 5 6
    per 100,000 68.7 55.0 34.4 27.5 34.4 41.2
Assaults 56 44 40 29 23 29
    per 100,000 384.9 302.4 274.9 199.3 158.1 199.3
Burglaries 109 90 98 118 86 118
    per 100,000 749.1 618.5 673.5 810.9 591.0 810.9
Thefts 293 260 276 315 319 343
    per 100,000 2013.6 1786.8 1896.8 2164.8 2192.3 2357.2
Auto thefts 43 40 50 36 37 33
    per 100,000 295.5 274.9 343.6 247.4 254.3 226.8
262.5 222.0 226.8 223.6 233.9 237.9

Average climate in Sulphur Springs, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Sulphur Springs-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 169% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/14/1969, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.2 miles away from the Sulphur Springs city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 4/2/1982, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 35.7 miles away from the city center killed 10 people and injured 170 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Damione Lewis - 2005 NFL player (St. Louis Rams, born: Mar 1, 1978), Tyreo Harrison - 2005 NFL player (Houston Texans, born: May 15, 1980), Stacy Stephens - WNBA player (New York Liberty, born: Jan 21, 1982).


Hospital/medical center in Sulphur Springs:
  • HOPKINS COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (115 AIRPORT RD)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Sulphur Springs:
  • PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITAL OF COMMERCE (about 23 miles; COMMERCE, TX)
  • EAST TEXAS MEDICAL CENTER QUITMAN (about 26 miles; QUITMAN, TX)
  • PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITAL OF WINNSBORO (about 27 miles; WINNSBORO, TX)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Sulphur Springs:
  • COX FLD (about 36 miles; PARIS, TX; ID: PRX)
  • TYLER POUNDS RGNL (about 56 miles; TYLER, TX; ID: TYR)
  • EAST TEXAS RGNL (about 81 miles; LONGVIEW, TX; ID: GGG)
Other public-use airports nearest to Sulphur Springs:
  • SULPHUR SPRINGS MUNI (about 2 miles; SULPHUR SPRINGS, TX; ID: SLR)
  • COMMERCE MUNI (about 22 miles; COMMERCE, TX; ID: 2F7)
  • FRANKLIN COUNTY (about 26 miles; MOUNT VERNON, TX; ID: F53)

Local government website:

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
Streets and Highways 6 $13,464 $26,928 1 $1,386
Airports 1 $3,334 $40,008 1 $1,214
Health 4 $17,714 $53,142 0 $0
Other Government Administration 5 $28,216 $67,718 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 2 $9,314 $55,884 1 $1,300
Police - Other 10 $44,090 $52,908 0 $0
Financial Administration 6 $19,486 $38,972 0 $0
Firefighters 22 $124,888 $68,120 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 7 $21,708 $37,213 0 $0
Local Libraries 5 $23,026 $55,262 1 $1,212
Water Supply 12 $50,490 $50,490 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 4 $14,442 $43,326 4 $4,922
Sewerage 18 $43,162 $28,774 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 34 $211,488 $74,642 0 $0
Totals for Government 136 $624,822 $55,131 8 $10,034
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sulphur Springs:
  • TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY-COMMERCE (about 23 miles; COMMERCE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,998)
  • TYLER JUNIOR COLLEGE (about 43 miles; TYLER, TX; FT enrollment: 5,872)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT TYLER (about 60 miles; TYLER, TX; FT enrollment: 2,433)
  • TRINITY VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 68 miles; ATHENS, TX; FT enrollment: 2,858)
  • KILGORE COLLEGE (about 72 miles; KILGORE, TX; FT enrollment: 2,814)
  • COLLIN COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE-CENTRAL PARK (about 75 miles; MCKINNEY, TX; FT enrollment: 7,514)
  • EASTFIELD COLLEGE (about 75 miles; MESQUITE, TX; FT enrollment: 4,457)
Public high schools in Sulphur Springs:
  • SULPHUR SPRINGS H S (Students: 1,213; Location: 631 CONNALLY ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • NORTH HOPKINS H S (Students: 191; Location: 1994 FM 71 W; Grades: 07 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Sulphur Springs:
  • SULPHUR SPRINGS MIDDLE (Students: 876; Location: 631 CONNALLY ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • EARLY CHILDHOOD LRN CTR (Students: 581; Location: 631 CONNALLY ST; Grades: PK - 01)
  • TRAVIS EL (Students: 384; Location: 631 CONNALLY ST; Grades: 01 - 04)
  • BOWIE EL (Students: 357; Location: 631 CONNALLY ST; Grades: 01 - 04)
  • DOUGLAS INT (Students: 294; Location: 631 CONNALLY ST; Grades: 05 - 05)
  • LAMAR EL (Students: 273; Location: 631 CONNALLY ST; Grades: 01 - 04)
  • NORTH HOPKINS EL (Students: 215; Location: 1994 FM 71 W; Grades: PK - 06)
  • AUSTIN EL (Students: 181; Location: 631 CONNALLY ST; Grades: 01 - 04)
Library in Sulphur Springs:
  • SULPHUR SPRINGS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $276,182; Location: 611 DAVIS ST N; 41,000 books; 3,102 audio materials; 754 video materials; 133 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Sulphur Springs: Hopkins County Courthouse (A), Hopkins County Historical Museum (B), Southwest Dairy Museum (C).

Churches in Sulphur Springs include: Central Baptist Church (A), Church of Christ (B), Church of God (C), Saint James Catholic Church (D), Saint Luke Church (E), First Presbyterian Church (F), First United Pentecostal Church (G), Shannon Oaks Church of Christ (H).

Reservoirs: Century Lake (A), Lake Coleman (B), Helm Lake Number 2 (C), Lake Sulphur Springs (D).

Creek: Black Creek (A).

Parks in Sulphur Springs include: Pacific Park (1), Suplhur Springs City Park (2).


Sulphur Springs compared to Texas state average:
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Sulphur Springs:
  • KSST (1230 AM; 1 kW; SULPHUR SPRINGS, TX; Owner: HOPKINS COUNTY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • 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.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • 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)
  • KOFY (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GILMER, TX; Owner: JERRY RUSSELL D/B/A THE RUSSELL COMPANY)
Strongest FM radio stations in Sulphur Springs:
  • KSCH (95.9 FM; SULPHUR SPRINGS, TX; Owner: EAST TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXVX-LP (99.1 FM; SULPHUR SPRINGS, TX; Owner: SULPHUR SPRINGS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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)
  • KWNS (104.7 FM; WINNSBORO, TX; Owner: RICHARD E. FOSTER)
  • 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)
TV broadcast stations around Sulphur Springs:
  • KTAQ (Channel 47; GREENVILLE, TX; Owner: MIKE SIMONS)
  • K42DA (Channel 42; PARIS, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

 

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