Tolar, Texas

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Tolar, Texas

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Low Property Crime
(vs. State)
Top 2% trophy Tolar Low Property Crime
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Tolar Low Violent Crime
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. State)
Top 19% Tolar Well-Paid Single Women

Comparative Profile of Tolar, Texas

Comparing Tolar 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
Well-Paid Single Women 8 9
Well-Paid Single Men 7 8
Racial Diversity 6 1
Female Share of the Population 6 7
Senior Citizens 5 6
Male Share of the Population 5 4
Age of the Population 4 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 2


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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 9 8
Median Family Income 7 7
People in Middle Class or Better 7 8
People Above Poverty 6 8

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 6 6
Public Transportation Use 5 5
Short Commute Times 2 3
Working at Home 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 8
Housing Recently Built 7 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 7
People Living Alone 6 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 5
Affordability of Rents 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 10 10
Low Property Crime 9 10

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Tolar Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 42 miles SW of Fort Worth, Texas
County Hood
Standard Zip Codes 76476
Phone Area Codes 254
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 32.388
Longitude -97.92

Tolar Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station GLEN ROSE 2 W
Distance 13.4 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 58 F
Apr Temp 50 to 80 F
Jul Temp 70 to 97 F
Oct Temp 51 to 81 F
Annual Precip 34.8 inches
Station HICO
Distance 28.8 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 57 F
Apr Temp 50 to 76 F
Jul Temp 70 to 94 F
Oct Temp 52 to 78 F
Annual Precip 33.3 inches
Distance 30.6 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 58 F
Apr Temp 53 to 79 F
Jul Temp 72 to 97 F
Oct Temp 55 to 80 F
Annual Precip 36.2 inches
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Tolar Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 504 100%
Male 240 47.6%
Female 264 52.4%
Under 18 138 27.4%
18+ 366 72.6%
65+ 73 14.5%
Median Age 35.8
Average Family Size 3.2
White 472 93.7%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 2 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 7 1.4%
Other 14 2.8%
Mixed Race 9 1.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 26 5.2%

Estimated Tolar Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 643
Growth 139
Growth % 27.6%

Tolar 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) 23.6%
English 21.8%
US/American 19.1%
Irish 10%
Scottish 5.8%
German 5.5%
Scotch-Irish 4.8%
British 2.1%
French (except Basque) 2.1%
Czech 1.5%
Danish 0.9%
Welsh 0.6%
Arab/Arabic 0.6%
Italian 0.6%
Polish 0.6%
European 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Tolar 504 $45,357
Glen Rose 2,122 $37,545
Godley 879 $44,583
Granbury 5,718 $45,451
Lipan 425 $50,938
Stephenville 14,921 $40,115
Walnut Springs 755 $35,000
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Tolar High Schools (2004)

Serves 310 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11

Tolar Colleges

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