Joaquin, Texas

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 7% Joaquin Affordability of Property Taxes
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Joaquin Racial Diversity
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Joaquin Affordability of Rents
Public Transportation Use
(vs. State)
Top 16% Joaquin Public Transportation Use

Comparative Profile of Joaquin, Texas

Comparing Joaquin 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 10 6
Female Share of the Population 7 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 5
Senior Citizens 4 6
Male Share of the Population 4 3
Age of the Population 3 5
Well-Paid Single Men 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 8 5
Portion of People Married 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 4 4
Median Family Income 3 4
People in Middle Class or Better 2 2
People Above Poverty 1 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 8 9
Short Commute Times 4 4
Walking and Biking to Work 2 2
Working at Home 1 1


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

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Joaquin Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 42 miles SW of Bossier City, Louisiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 170 miles E of Dallas, Texas
County Shelby
Standard Zip Codes 75954
Phone Area Codes 936
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 31.965
Longitude -94.053

Joaquin Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 6.2 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 57 F
Apr Temp 52 to 77 F
Jul Temp 71 to 94 F
Oct Temp 52 to 79 F
Annual Precip 49.3 inches
Distance 25.6 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 57 F
Apr Temp 52 to 76 F
Jul Temp 70 to 93 F
Oct Temp 51 to 79 F
Annual Precip 51.2 inches
Distance 39.7 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 56 F
Apr Temp 51 to 77 F
Jul Temp 72 to 94 F
Oct Temp 51 to 79 F
Annual Precip 51.4 inches
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Joaquin Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 925 100%
Male 437 47.2%
Female 488 52.8%
Under 18 269 29.1%
18+ 656 70.9%
65+ 126 13.6%
Median Age 34.5
Average Family Size 3.26
White 720 77.8%
African-American 176 19%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 8 0.9%
Other 10 1.1%
Mixed Race 11 1.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 29 3.1%

Estimated Joaquin Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 946
Growth 21
Growth % 2.3%

Joaquin 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 44.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 17.1%
English 8.8%
German 7.2%
Irish 4.4%
Scotch-Irish 2.8%
Dutch 2.8%
French (except Basque) 2.8%
African 2.8%
Polish 1.9%
Italian 1.3%
Swedish 0.9%
Russian 0.8%
Welsh 0.8%
Scottish 0.5%
Haitian 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Hanson (75954)
Haslam (75954)
Paxton (75954)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Joaquin 925 $34,000
Center 5,678 $31,699
Gary City 303 $34,531
Huxley 298 $40,000
Tenaha 1,046 $22,885
Timpson 1,094 $24,271
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Joaquin High Schools (2004)

11109 HWY 84 E
Serves 183 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.3

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