Detroit, Texas

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Detroit, Texas

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High Points

Detroit strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Texas):

Category Trophy
Public Transportation Use
(vs. State)
Top 6% Detroit Public Transportation Use
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Detroit Affordability of Rents
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Detroit Racial Diversity
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 19% Detroit Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Detroit, Texas

Comparing Detroit to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Texas (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Racial Diversity 9 5
Female Share of the Population 9 10
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 7
Senior Citizens 6 7
Age of the Population 3 5
Well-Paid Single Men 2 3
Male Share of the Population 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 5 3
Portion of People Married 4 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 2 2
People in Middle Class or Better 2 3
People Above Poverty 2 2
College Educated Adults 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 9 10
Short Commute Times 6 6
Working at Home 6 7
Walking and Biking to Work 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 10 10
Housing Recently Built 8 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 8
People Living Alone 7 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 7

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Detroit Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 84 miles E of McKinney, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 107 miles NE of Dallas, Texas
County Red River
Standard Zip Codes 75436
Phone Area Codes 903
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.661
Longitude -95.266

Detroit Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 11.9 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 52 F
Apr Temp 51 to 73 F
Jul Temp 72 to 92 F
Oct Temp 52 to 76 F
Annual Precip 47.8 inches
Station HUGO
Distance 27.5 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 51 F
Apr Temp 50 to 73 F
Jul Temp 70 to 93 F
Oct Temp 51 to 76 F
Annual Precip 47.3 inches
Distance 37.4 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 51 F
Apr Temp 50 to 73 F
Jul Temp 71 to 93 F
Oct Temp 53 to 76 F
Annual Precip 52.8 inches
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Detroit Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 776 100%
Male 353 45.5%
Female 423 54.5%
Under 18 228 29.4%
18+ 548 70.6%
65+ 122 15.7%
Median Age 34.2
Average Family Size 3.06
White 608 78.4%
African-American 128 16.5%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 5 0.6%
Other 13 1.7%
Mixed Race 22 2.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 20 2.6%

Estimated Detroit Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 743
Growth -33
Growth % -4.3%

Detroit Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 41.2%
US/American 25.8%
Irish 14.8%
German 4.3%
English 3.2%
European 2.4%
African 2.4%
Scotch-Irish 1.7%
Polish 1.3%
Dutch 1.3%
Scottish 0.9%
Arab/Arabic 0.6%
French (except Basque) 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Detroit 776 $31,136
Blossom 1,439 $33,750
Bogata 1,396 $28,828
Clarksville 3,883 $31,729
Deport 718 $31,761
Paris 25,898 $34,916
Reno 2,767 $45,000
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