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Demographic Overview

Demographic Overview 25 Miles 40 Miles 60 Miles
Total Population (2012) 150,752 224,980  418,354
Average Household Size (2012) 2.46 2.50 2.52
Median Age (2012) 38 years 39 Years  39 Years
Owner-Occupied Homes (2012) 57.8% 60.1% 59.5% 
Total Housing Units (2012) 65,272 98,789 189,318 
Source: U.S. Census Bureau (www.census.gov/) 2010 Summary File 1, ESRI Forcasts for 2012 and 2017. 

 

Population
Historic and Projected Population Estimates
  2000 2012 2017-est
25 Mile Radius 149,348 150,752 153,528
40 Mile Radius 222,512 224,980 229,343
60 Mile Radius 414,320 418,354 424,239
Source: U.S. Census Bureau (www.census.gov/) 2010 Data

 

Racial and Ethnic Composition of Population
Race/Ethnic Origin 25 Mile Radius 40 Mile Radius 60 Mile Radius
2010 Population by Race/Ethnicity      
Total 149,349 222,512 414,320
White Alone 69.2% 71.4% 71.0%
Black Alone 24.8% 21.2% 19.4%
American Indian Alone 0.8% 1.1% 1.7%
Asian Alone 0.7% 0.5% 0.5%
Pacific Islander Alone 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%%
Some Other Race Alone 2.5% 3.7% 5.1%
Two or More Races 2.0% 2.0% 2.2%
Hispanic Origin 5.1% 6.9% 9.8%
Diversity Index 51.2 51.7 55.4
2012 Population by Race/Ethnicity 25 Mile 40 Mile 60 Mile
 Total 150,753  224,981  418,354 
White Alone  68.5%  70.8%  70.4% 
Black Alone  24.7%  21.0%  19.3% 
American Indian Alone  0.9%  1.2%  1.8% 
Asian Alone  0.7%  0.6%  0.5% 
Pacific Islander Alone  0.1%  0.0%  0.0% 
Some Other Race Alone 2.9% 4.2% 5.6%
Two or More Races 2.2% 2.2% 2.4%
Hispanic Origin 5.9% 7.8% 10.8%
Diversity Index 52.8 53.3 57
2017 Population by Race/Ethnicity 25 Mile 40 Mile 60 Mile
Total 153,528 229,343 424,239
White Alone 66.8% 69.3% 69.0%
Black Alone 24.3% 20.7% 19.0%
American Indian Alone 1.0% 1.3% 1.9%
Asian Alone 1.0% 0.8% 0.7%
Pacific Islander Alone 0.1% 0.1% 0.1%
Some Other Race Alone 4.1% 5.3% 6.7%
Two or More Races 2.7%  2.6%  2.7% 
Hispanic Origin 8.1% 9.9% 13.0%
Diversity Index 57.0 57.1 60.3
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2010 Summary File. ESRI Forecasts for 2012 and 2017. ESRI converted Census 2000 data into 2010 georgaphy. 

 

Population by Age Breakdown
2010 Population by Age  25 Mile Radius 40 Mile Radius  60 Mile Radius 
Total 149,346 222,513 414,320
0-4 6.5% 6.6% 6.9%
5-9 6.6% 6.7% 6.8%
10-14 6.7% 6.9% 7.0%
15-24 12.9% 12.7% 12.6%
25-34 13.1% 12.5% 12.0%
35-44 12.9% 12.7% 12.3%
45-54 14.3% 14.2% 14.2%
55-64 12.4% 12.5% 12.6%
65-74 8.0% 8.5% 8.8%
75-84 4.6% 4.8% 4.9%
85+ 1.9% 1.9% 1.9%
18+ 76.0% 75.5% 75.0%
2012 Population by Age 25 Mile 40 Mile 60 Mile
 Total 150,751 224,981  418,354 
0-4 6.5%  6.6%  6.8% 
5-9 6.6%  6.6%  6.8% 
10-14 6.6%  6.8%  6.9% 
15-24 12.6%  12.4%  12.4% 
25-34  13.3%  12.6%  12.1% 
35-44 12.6% 12.3% 12.0%
45-54 13.8% 13.8% 13.8%
55-64 12.9% 13.1% 13.2%
65-74 8.6%  9.0% 9.3%
75-84 4.6% 4.7% 4.9%
85+ 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
18+ 76.4% 75.9% 75.5%
2017 Population by Age 25 Mile 40 Mile 60 Mile
Total 153,528 229,342 424,239
0-4 6.5% 6.6% 6.8%
5-9 6.5% 6.5% 6.7%
10-14 6.6% 6.8% 6.9%
15-24 11.8% 11.6% 11.5%
25-34 13.2% 12.6% 12.1%
35-44 12.2% 11.9% 11.6%
45-54 12.7%  12.7%  12.6% 
55-64 13.4% 13.6% 13.6%
65-74 10.2% 10.7% 11.1%
75-84 4.8% 4.9% 5.1%
85+ 2.1% 2.1% 2.1%
18+ 76.7% 76.3% 75.8%
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2010 Summary File. ESRI Forecasts for 2012 and 2017. ESRI converted Census 2000 data into 2010 georgaphy. 

 

Median Age of Population
25 Mile Radius
40 Mile Radius 60 Mile Radius State of Texas United States
38.6 years 39.1 years 38.9 years 34.1 years 37.5 years
Source: Claritas 2012 Data; U.S. Census Bureau (www.census.gov/) 2010 Data; as of January 2013

 

Income
Income Level
  25 Mile Radius 40 Mile Radius 60 Mile Radius U.S.
Per Capita $21,831 $20,845 $19,785 $26,708
Median Household $38,125 $37,657 $36,554 $48,646
Average Household $52,403 $50,994 $49,304 $68,955
Source: U.S. Census Bureau (www.census.gov/), ESRI Forcasts for 2012.

 

Household Income Distribution
  % Distribution of Population
Annual Income 25 Mile Radius 40 Mile Radius 60 Mile Radius 40 Mile Radius U.S.
Under $35,000 26,429 40,055 77,023 46.1% 36.88%
$35,000-$50,000 9,489 14,253 26,598 16.4% 14.35%
$50,001-$75,000 10,035 15,112 28,104 17.4% 18.11%
$75,001-$100,000 5,143 7,578 13,205 8.7% 11.73%
Over $100,000 7,052 9,832 16,719 11.3% 16.49%
Source: Claritas 2012 Data; U.S. Census Bureau (www.census.gov/) 2010 Data; as of January 2013 ESRI Forcasts for 2012

 

Housing
Housing Cost
Starter Mid-level Executive
$65,000 to $74,500 $169,00 to $174,900 $109,900 to $ 674,500
1 or 2 BR; 1000 + sf; 20+ yrs old 3 or 4 BR; 1200 sf; 10+ yrs old 4+ BR; 2000+ sf; 5+ yrs old
Source: Realtor.com (www.realtor.com), as of January 2013

 

Rental Housing Cost (Greater Texarkana)
Single Family Homes Apartments/Townhouses
$500-$1,200 (2-bedroom) N/A (1-bedroom)
$500-$1,500 (3-bedroom) $500-$950 (2-bedroom)
$900-$2,000 (4-bedroom) $500-$1,200 (3-bedroom)

Source: Treadway Property Management, Judy Pollock (903) 832-3485, as of March 2013

Note: Ranges are dependent on location, size and number of baths. The upper end of all of the above will have extra amenities such as office, fenced yard, 2nd living area, garages, etc.

 

Median Value of Owner-Occupied Homes
Local State United States
$94,364 $129,329 $171,345
Source: Claritas, U.S. Census Bureau 2010 Data (www.census.gov); as of December 2012

 

Crime Rate
Crime Rate
Jurisdiction Property Crime
Rate per 1,000
Violent Crime
Rate per 1,000
City of DeKalb, TX 36 7
City of New Boston, TX 53 5
City of Nash, YX 17 1
City of Texarkana, TX 12 66
City of Texarkana, AR 75 8
City of Wake Village, TX 25 .5
County of Bowie, TX 10 2
County of Miller, AR 6 .3
Source: FBI Uniform Crime Reporting (www.fbi.gov/about-us/cjis/ucr/ucr); 2011 Data; U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (www.census.gov/acs/www/), 2011 population data; as of January 2013

 

Cost of Living
Cost of Living
This index compares the relative cost of living in different locations. Using the United States as the base location (i.e. a value of 100), an index value of 120 means that the cost of living in that particular community is 20 percent higher than in the base location; a value of 94 indicates a more affordable location.
Location Cost of Living Index
Dallas, TX 88
Little Rock, AR 91
Mt. Pleasant, TX 82
New Boston, TX 81
Oklahoma City, OK 85
Shreveport, LA 90
Texarkana, TX 85
Texarkana, AR 84
Source: Sperling's Best Places (www.bestplaces.net), as of January 2013. The total of all cost of living categories is weighted as follows: 30% housing, 15% groceries, 10% transportation, 6% utilities, 7% healthcare, and 32% miscellaneous (clothing, services, entertainment); state and local taxes are not included.