Point, Texas

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Point, Texas

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 19% Point Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Point, Texas

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 8 5
Portion of People Married 7 5


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 7 8
Short Commute Times 1 2
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1
Public Transportation Use 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 9 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 6
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 6
Affordability of Rents 5 6
People Living Alone 4 6

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Point Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 43 miles E of Mesquite, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 54 miles E of Dallas, Texas
County Rains
Standard Zip Codes 75472
Phone Area Codes 903
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 32.931
Longitude -95.871

Point 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 7.5 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 18.1 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
Station KAUFMAN 3 SE
Distance 34.1 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 54 F
Apr Temp 52 to 74 F
Jul Temp 72 to 95 F
Oct Temp 54 to 78 F
Annual Precip 38.9 inches
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Point Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 792 100%
Male 391 49.4%
Female 401 50.6%
Under 18 232 29.3%
18+ 560 70.7%
65+ 106 13.4%
Median Age 33.2
Average Family Size 3.1
White 739 93.3%
African-American 11 1.4%
Asian 4 0.5%
American Indian & Alaskan 14 1.8%
Other 9 1.1%
Mixed Race 15 1.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 36 4.5%

Estimated Point Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 968
Growth 176
Growth % 22.2%

Point 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 45.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 22%
Irish 10.5%
English 7%
German 4.4%
Scotch-Irish 3%
Dutch 1.7%
Hungarian 1.5%
Lithuanian 1.3%
European 0.7%
Welsh 0.6%
Palestinian 0.6%
Scottish 0.6%
Italian 0.4%
French (except Basque) 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Point 792 $30,341
Campbell 734 $46,397
Cumby 616 $34,091
Emory 1,021 $34,375
Lone Oak 521 $43,000
Quinlan 1,370 $36,635
West Tawakoni 1,462 $35,250
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