Krum, Texas

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High Points

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

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Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Krum Low Rate of Poverty
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Krum Median Family Income
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Krum People in Middle Class or Better
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Krum College Educated Adults

Comparative Profile of Krum, Texas

Comparing Krum 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
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 7
Well-Paid Single Women 7 8
Racial Diversity 7 2
Female Share of the Population 7 7
Well-Paid Single Men 5 6
Male Share of the Population 4 4
Age of the Population 2 3
Senior Citizens 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 10
Average Household Size 10 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 10 10
People in Middle Class or Better 9 9
Median Family Income 9 9
College Educated Adults 9 9

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 9
Walking and Biking to Work 6 5
Public Transportation Use 5 5
Short Commute Times 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 3
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1
Affordability of Rents 1 1
People Living Alone 1 2

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Krum Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 6 miles NW of Denton, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 37 miles N of Arlington, Texas
County Denton
Standard Zip Codes 76249
Phone Area Codes 254
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.261
Longitude -97.237

Krum Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station DENTON 2 SE
Distance 9 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 53 F
Apr Temp 52 to 74 F
Jul Temp 73 to 94 F
Oct Temp 54 to 76 F
Annual Precip 37.7 inches
Distance 24.1 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 54 F
Apr Temp 51 to 75 F
Jul Temp 73 to 96 F
Oct Temp 53 to 79 F
Annual Precip 34.6 inches
Distance 26.2 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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Krum Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,979 100%
Male 940 47.5%
Female 1,039 52.5%
Under 18 598 30.2%
18+ 1,381 69.8%
65+ 131 6.6%
Median Age 32.6
Average Family Size 3.19
White 1,849 93.4%
African-American 5 0.3%
Asian 10 0.5%
American Indian & Alaskan 8 0.4%
Other 52 2.6%
Mixed Race 54 2.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 98 5%

Estimated Krum Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 3,368
Growth 1,389
Growth % 70.2%

Krum 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
German 19%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 17.6%
US/American 15.8%
Irish 11.3%
English 10.9%
Scottish 3.6%
Scotch-Irish 3.4%
Italian 3.1%
Norwegian 2.7%
Dutch 2.5%
French (except Basque) 2.3%
Polish 2.1%
Czech 1.9%
Welsh 1.1%
European 1%
Iranian 0.6%
Swedish 0.5%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Krum 1,979 $57,650
Argyle 2,365 $94,309
Corinth 11,325 $80,792
Denton 80,537 $51,419
Justin 1,891 $61,328
Ponder 507 $61,250
Sanger 4,534 $43,828

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Student/teacher ratio: 10.6

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