Roxton, Texas

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Roxton, Texas

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 8% Roxton Affordability of Property Taxes
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Roxton Racial Diversity
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. State)
Top 16% Roxton Walking and Biking to Work

Comparative Profile of Roxton, Texas

Comparing Roxton 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 10 10
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 7
Senior Citizens 8 9
Age of the Population 5 7
Well-Paid Single Men 2 3
Male Share of the Population 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 6 3
Portion of People Married 3 2


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 8 9
Public Transportation Use 5 5
Short Commute Times 5 5
Working at Home 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 9
Affordability of Rents 8 9
People Living Alone 8 9
Housing Recently Built 8 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 4

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Roxton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 56 miles NE of McKinney, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 81 miles NE of Dallas, Texas
County Lamar
Standard Zip Codes 75477
Phone Area Codes 903
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.546
Longitude -95.725

Roxton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station PARIS
Distance 12.4 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 51 F
Apr Temp 51 to 74 F
Jul Temp 72 to 94 F
Oct Temp 52 to 77 F
Annual Precip 47.8 inches
Station BONHAM 3 NNE
Distance 26.1 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 51 F
Apr Temp 50 to 72 F
Jul Temp 72 to 93 F
Oct Temp 52 to 76 F
Annual Precip 44.5 inches
Distance 27.9 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 54 F
Apr Temp 51 to 75 F
Jul Temp 72 to 95 F
Oct Temp 52 to 79 F
Annual Precip 47.6 inches
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Roxton Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 694 100%
Male 314 45.2%
Female 380 54.8%
Under 18 205 29.5%
18+ 489 70.5%
65+ 134 19.3%
Median Age 36.9
Average Family Size 3.08
White 519 74.8%
African-American 148 21.3%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 12 1.7%
Other 8 1.2%
Mixed Race 7 1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 18 2.6%

Estimated Roxton Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 699
Growth 5
Growth % 0.7%

Roxton 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) 40.1%
US/American 28.5%
Irish 11.6%
English 5%
German 4.8%
French (except Basque) 2.5%
Dutch 2.3%
Scotch-Irish 2.1%
Italian 1.5%
British 0.4%
Scottish 0.4%
Nigerian 0.2%
Polish 0.2%
Czechoslovakian 0.2%
European 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Roxton 694 $31,250
Cooper 2,150 $27,784
Dodd City 419 $45,972
Honey Grove 1,746 $37,266
Ladonia 667 $31,591
Paris 25,898 $34,916
Pecan Gap 214 $43,125
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Roxton High Schools (2004)

A Title I School.
Serves 123 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 7.7

Roxton Colleges

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