Gunter, Texas

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. State)
Top 12% Gunter Walking and Biking to Work
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Gunter Racial Diversity

Comparative Profile of Gunter, Texas

Comparing Gunter 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 9 10
Racial Diversity 9 4
Senior Citizens 8 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 4
Well-Paid Single Men 4 6
Age of the Population 3 5
Male Share of the Population 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 10 9
Portion of People Married 7 6


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 9 9
Public Transportation Use 3 3
Working at Home 2 2
Short Commute Times 1 1


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

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Gunter Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 18 miles NW of McKinney, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 45 miles N of Dallas, Texas
County Grayson
Metro Area Sherman - Denison
Standard Zip Codes 75058
Phone Area Codes 903
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.447
Longitude -96.747

Gunter Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 13.4 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 53 F
Apr Temp 50 to 75 F
Jul Temp 73 to 97 F
Oct Temp 54 to 78 F
Annual Precip 44 inches
Distance 18.6 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 26.5 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 52 F
Apr Temp 50 to 74 F
Jul Temp 72 to 95 F
Oct Temp 52 to 77 F
Annual Precip 36.7 inches
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Gunter Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,230 100%
Male 563 45.8%
Female 667 54.2%
Under 18 345 28%
18+ 885 72%
65+ 254 20.7%
Median Age 35
Average Family Size 3.6
White 1,013 82.4%
African-American 9 0.7%
Asian 6 0.5%
American Indian & Alaskan 15 1.2%
Other 165 13.4%
Mixed Race 22 1.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 306 24.9%

Estimated Gunter Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,561
Growth 331
Growth % 26.9%

Gunter 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) 38.4%
US/American 29.4%
Irish 8.6%
German 6%
English 5.8%
Scotch-Irish 3%
Italian 1.2%
Swedish 0.7%
Finnish 0.7%
French Canadian 0.6%
French (except Basque) 0.6%
Scottish 0.6%
Acadian/Cajun 0.5%
Dutch 0.5%
Welsh 0.4%
Arab/Arabic 0.4%
European 0.4%
Scandinavian 0.4%
Norwegian 0.2%
Egyptian 0.2%
Polish 0.2%
Romanian 0.2%
Belgian 0.2%
British 0.2%
Austrian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Gunter 1,230 $41,957
Celina 1,861 $41,131
Dorchester 109 $67,083
Howe 2,478 $41,125
Tioga 754 $44,688
Van Alstyne 2,502 $45,188
Weston 635 $59,375
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Gunter High Schools (2004)

213 N 8TH ST
Serves 249 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 9.7

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