Pottsboro, Texas

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Pottsboro, Texas

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Comparative Profile of Pottsboro, Texas

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


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


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 7 6
Public Transportation Use 6 6
Short Commute Times 5 6
Working at Home 4 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 6
Affordability of Rents 4 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 3
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 3
People Living Alone 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 5 7
Low Violent Crime 2 1

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Pottsboro Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 39 miles N of McKinney, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 67 miles N of Dallas, Texas
County Grayson
Metro Area Sherman - Denison
Standard Zip Codes 75076
Phone Area Codes 903
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.759
Longitude -96.669

Pottsboro Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 4.6 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
Station DURANT
Distance 24.1 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 51 F
Apr Temp 48 to 73 F
Jul Temp 71 to 93 F
Oct Temp 50 to 77 F
Annual Precip 46.2 inches
Station MADILL
Distance 25.6 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 50 F
Apr Temp 49 to 73 F
Jul Temp 72 to 94 F
Oct Temp 52 to 76 F
Annual Precip 42.1 inches
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Pottsboro Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,579 100%
Male 752 47.6%
Female 827 52.4%
Under 18 496 31.4%
18+ 1,083 68.6%
65+ 148 9.4%
Median Age 35
Average Family Size 3.07
White 1,523 96.5%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 4 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 20 1.3%
Other 11 0.7%
Mixed Race 19 1.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 32 2%

Estimated Pottsboro Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,992
Growth 413
Growth % 26.2%

Pottsboro 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) 24.8%
US/American 21.4%
Irish 14.2%
German 12%
English 11.1%
Italian 3.8%
Scottish 2.8%
Dutch 1.7%
French Canadian 1.6%
Greek 1.3%
Scotch-Irish 1.1%
French (except Basque) 0.9%
Swedish 0.8%
Ukrainian 0.5%
Norwegian 0.5%
Arab/Arabic 0.3%
Czechoslovakian 0.2%
Russian 0.2%
British 0.2%
Lithuanian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Fink (75076)

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)
Pottsboro 1,579 $49,643
Denison 22,773 $39,820
Dorchester 109 $67,083
Sadler 404 $29,250
Sherman 35,082 $42,528
Southmayd 992 $44,750
Whitesboro 3,760 $43,150

Pottsboro Public Libraries

Pottsboro Area Public Library
400 HWY 120 W
Pottsboro, Texas
(903) 786-8274

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Pottsboro High Schools (2004)

101 HWY 120
Serves 411 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.9

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