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People

Total Population 1,843
Male Share of the Population 46.7%
Female Share of the Population 53.3%
Senior Citizens 12%
Employed Population 16+ 706
Age of the Population 32

Families

% of people married 41.7%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 11.9%
Median Earnings25+ $31,120
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $19,522
Median Earnings With High School Degree $27,188

Wealth

Median Family Income $51,442
% Above Poverty Level 81.9%
% Below Poverty Level 18.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 0.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 30.8%
Median Gross Rent $696
Median House Value $82,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 42.6%
US/American 0%
English 6.7%
Irish 7.5%

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

Big Sandy Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 19 miles NE of Tyler, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 99 miles E of Dallas, Texas
County Upshur
Metro Area Longview - Marshall
Standard Zip Codes 75755
Company Zip Codes 75797
Phone Area Codes 903
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 32.583
Longitude -95.108

Big Sandy 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 GILMER 4 WNW
Distance 12 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 55 F
Apr Temp 50 to 75 F
Jul Temp 71 to 93 F
Oct Temp 51 to 78 F
Annual Precip 47 inches
Station LONGVIEW
Distance 23.3 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 57 F
Apr Temp 51 to 77 F
Jul Temp 72 to 95 F
Oct Temp 53 to 80 F
Annual Precip 49 inches
Station LAKE FORK RESERVOIR
Distance 29.5 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 50 F
Apr Temp 50 to 70 F
Jul Temp 71 to 90 F
Oct Temp 52 to 74 F
Annual Precip 40.9 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Big Sandy, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Holly Lake Ranch (75755)

Pritchett (75755)

Rhonesboro (75755)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Clarksville City 768 $60,515
East Mountain 985 $57,361
Gilmer 5,088 $61,424
Gladewater 6,451 $39,384
Hawkins 1,441 $55,714

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

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Big Sandy High Schools

(Sorted by Number of Students)

HARMONY H S
9788 STATE HWY 154 W
903-725-5495
Serves 314 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12

BIG SANDY H S
1 WILDCAT DR
903-636-5221
A Title I School.
Serves 190 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.4

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