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People

Total Population 1,554
Male Share of the Population 52.2%
Female Share of the Population 47.8%
Senior Citizens 6.8%
Employed Population 16+ 798
Age of the Population 32

Families

% of people married 61.1%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 11.1%
Median Earnings25+ $35,644
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $35,240
Median Earnings With High School Degree $27,292

Wealth

Median Family Income $55,865
% Above Poverty Level 86.8%
% Below Poverty Level 13.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.3%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 21.5%
Median Gross Rent $850
Median House Value $99,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 20.7%
US/American 0%
English 4.5%
Irish 13.4%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Alvord Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 34 miles W of Denton, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 48 miles NW of Fort Worth, Texas
County Wise
Standard Zip Codes 76225
Phone Area Codes 940
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.358
Longitude -97.694

Alvord Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station BRIDGEPORT
Distance 11.7 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 56 F
Apr Temp 51 to 78 F
Jul Temp 70 to 98 F
Oct Temp 51 to 80 F
Annual Precip 34 inches
Station BOWIE
Distance 16 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 52 F
Apr Temp 49 to 74 F
Jul Temp 71 to 95 F
Oct Temp 52 to 76 F
Annual Precip 33.7 inches
Station DENTON 2 SE
Distance 36.1 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 53 F
Apr Temp 52 to 74 F
Jul Temp 73 to 94 F
Oct Temp 54 to 76 F
Annual Precip 37.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bridgeport 6,192 $46,122
Chico 1,217 $57,500
Decatur 6,301 $53,285

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Alvord Public Libraries

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Alvord Public Library
117 N WICKHAM ST
Alvord, Texas
(940) 427-2842

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Alvord High Schools

ALVORD H S
105 E BYPASS 287
940-427-9643
Serves 190 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 9.8

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