Ector, Texas

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Ector, Texas

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High Points

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

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Public Transportation Use
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Top 16% Ector Public Transportation Use

Comparative Profile of Ector, Texas

Comparing Ector 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
Female Share of the Population 7 7
Well-Paid Single Men 6 8
Well-Paid Single Women 6 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 3
Senior Citizens 5 7
Racial Diversity 5 1
Male Share of the Population 4 4
Age of the Population 3 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 7 5
Average Household Size 6 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 9 9
Median Family Income 7 8
People in Middle Class or Better 6 7
College Educated Adults 5 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 8 9
Working at Home 7 8
Walking and Biking to Work 7 6
Short Commute Times 5 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 6
Housing Recently Built 6 3
People Living Alone 5 7
Affordability of Rents 4 5

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Ector Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 32 miles NE of McKinney, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 62 miles NE of Dallas, Texas
County Fannin
Standard Zip Codes 75439
Phone Area Codes 903
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.577
Longitude -96.273

Ector Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station BONHAM 3 NNE
Distance 7.3 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 51 F
Apr Temp 50 to 72 F
Jul Temp 72 to 93 F
Oct Temp 52 to 76 F
Annual Precip 44.5 inches
Distance 22.4 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 51 F
Apr Temp 52 to 73 F
Jul Temp 73 to 93 F
Oct Temp 54 to 75 F
Annual Precip 42 inches
Distance 30.1 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 52 F
Apr Temp 50 to 74 F
Jul Temp 72 to 93 F
Oct Temp 53 to 77 F
Annual Precip 43.7 inches
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Ector Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 600 100%
Male 285 47.5%
Female 315 52.5%
Under 18 182 30.3%
18+ 418 69.7%
65+ 93 15.5%
Median Age 35.3
Average Family Size 3.13
White 572 95.3%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 3 0.5%
American Indian & Alaskan 7 1.2%
Other 2 0.3%
Mixed Race 16 2.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 9 1.5%

Estimated Ector Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 632
Growth 32
Growth % 5.3%

Ector 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
US/American 39.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 16%
German 14.7%
Irish 10.2%
English 6.9%
European 3.3%
Scotch-Irish 3%
Scottish 1.8%
Northern European 1.8%
French Canadian 0.8%
Welsh 0.8%
Swiss 0.5%
Ukrainian 0.5%
French (except Basque) 0.5%
Dutch 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Ector 600 $46,500
Bells 1,190 $44,500
Bonham 9,990 $35,721
Ravenna 215 $42,778
Savoy 850 $41,641
Trenton 662 $43,906
Whitewright 1,740 $42,292
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Ector High Schools (2004)

Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 138 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.1

Ector Colleges

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