Leary, Texas

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Leary, Texas

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High Points

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

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Affordability of Property Taxes
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Top 6% Leary Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Leary, Texas

Comparing Leary 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
Age of the Population 10 10
Racial Diversity 8 2
Senior Citizens 6 8
Female Share of the Population 6 6
Male Share of the Population 6 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 2
Well-Paid Single Men 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 8
Average Household Size 6 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 5 7
People in Middle Class or Better 5 7
Median Family Income 4 4
College Educated Adults 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 10
Short Commute Times 8 8
Public Transportation Use 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 10
Housing Recently Built 9 7
Affordability of Rents 6 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 3
People Living Alone 2 3

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Leary Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 69 miles NW of Shreveport, Louisiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 157 miles E of Dallas, Texas
County Bowie
Metro Area Texarkana
Standard Zip Codes 75561
Phone Area Codes 903
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.46
Longitude -94.207

Leary Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 7.8 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 53 F
Apr Temp 50 to 75 F
Jul Temp 72 to 93 F
Oct Temp 52 to 77 F
Annual Precip 51.2 inches
Distance 12 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 53 F
Apr Temp 54 to 75 F
Jul Temp 73 to 93 F
Oct Temp 55 to 77 F
Annual Precip 47.3 inches
Station OKAY
Distance 27 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 54 F
Apr Temp 52 to 76 F
Jul Temp 72 to 93 F
Oct Temp 53 to 77 F
Annual Precip 50.5 inches
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Leary Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 555 100%
Male 267 48.1%
Female 288 51.9%
Under 18 114 20.5%
18+ 441 79.5%
65+ 91 16.4%
Median Age 44.1
Average Family Size 2.82
White 511 92.1%
African-American 32 5.8%
Asian 2 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.5%
Other 2 0.4%
Mixed Race 5 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 6 1.1%

Estimated Leary Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 565
Growth 10
Growth % 1.8%

Leary 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) 30.1%
US/American 28.3%
Irish 13.7%
English 11.3%
French (except Basque) 6%
German 5.7%
Scottish 2.1%
Scotch-Irish 1.5%
Swedish 0.6%
Polish 0.6%
British 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Barkman (75561)
Burns (75561)
Redbank (75561)
Smith Hill (75561)
Victory City (75561)

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)
Leary 555 $36,071
Hooks 2,973 $37,793
Maud 1,028 $38,750
Nash 2,169 $33,869
Redwater 872 $38,000
Texarkana 34,782 $38,505
Wake Village 5,129 $47,474
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