Emory, Texas

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Emory, Texas

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High Points

Emory 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 15% Emory Public Transportation Use

Comparative Profile of Emory, Texas

Comparing Emory 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 10 10
Senior Citizens 9 10
Racial Diversity 9 4
Age of the Population 5 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 2
Well-Paid Single Men 3 4
Male Share of the Population 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 3 1
Portion of People Married 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 6 6
People Above Poverty 4 6
People in Middle Class or Better 3 5
Median Family Income 3 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 8 9
Walking and Biking to Work 6 5
Working at Home 6 7
Short Commute Times 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 8
Housing Recently Built 7 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 7
People Living Alone 5 7
Affordability of Rents 3 4

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Emory Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 45 miles NW of Tyler, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 60 miles E of Dallas, Texas
County Rains
Standard Zip Codes 75440
Phone Area Codes 903
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 32.874
Longitude -95.765

Emory Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station EMORY
Distance 0.5 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 53 F
Apr Temp 51 to 74 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 52 to 77 F
Annual Precip 43.5 inches
Distance 14.1 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
Distance 19 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 52 F
Apr Temp 50 to 74 F
Jul Temp 70 to 93 F
Oct Temp 53 to 77 F
Annual Precip 43.6 inches
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Emory Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,021 100%
Male 462 45.2%
Female 559 54.8%
Under 18 260 25.5%
18+ 761 74.5%
65+ 221 21.6%
Median Age 37.7
Average Family Size 2.93
White 924 90.5%
African-American 56 5.5%
Asian 3 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 0.4%
Other 19 1.9%
Mixed Race 11 1.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 30 2.9%

Estimated Emory Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,332
Growth 311
Growth % 30.5%

Emory 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 30.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 27.6%
Irish 16.6%
German 7.1%
Italian 5.8%
English 5.2%
Scottish 3.3%
French (except Basque) 1%
British 0.6%
French Canadian 0.4%
Scotch-Irish 0.4%
Russian 0.4%
Swiss 0.4%
Polish 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Emory 1,021 $34,375
Alba 430 $29,464
Edgewood 1,348 $36,850
Fruitvale 418 $31,250
Lone Oak 521 $43,000
Point 792 $30,341
Yantis 321 $36,875

Emory Public Libraries

Rains County Public Library
Emory, Texas
(903) 473-2221

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Emory High Schools (2004)

1759 W US HWY 69
Serves 460 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 9.9

Emory Colleges

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1. Umatilla, Florida 83.6   30.3% 20.6% 11.1% 25 $37,500 5.6% 6.5% 2,214 11.9% 57.4 5% 19
2. Onalaska, Texas 82.5   29.2% 24.8% 8.9% 35 $33,500 5.8% 8.8% 1,174 15.2% 57.9 26.7% 5.1
3. Bushnell, Florida 78.7   30.9% 25.8% 10% 30 $34,063 6% 16.6% 2,050 14.7% 47.8 6.6% 12.2
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