Trenton, Texas

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Trenton, Texas

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Trenton Racial Diversity
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. State)
Top 15% Trenton Well-Paid Single Women
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. State)
Top 18% Trenton Well-Paid Single Men

Comparative Profile of Trenton, Texas

Comparing Trenton 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
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 7
Well-Paid Single Women 8 9
Well-Paid Single Men 8 9
Female Share of the Population 6 7
Senior Citizens 5 7
Male Share of the Population 5 4
Age of the Population 4 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 4 3
Average Household Size 4 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 7 7
College Educated Adults 6 6
People in Middle Class or Better 5 7
People Above Poverty 4 6

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 10
Walking and Biking to Work 2 2
Short Commute Times 2 2
Public Transportation Use 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 6
People Living Alone 6 8
Housing Recently Built 5 2
Affordability of Rents 4 5

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Trenton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 22 miles NE of McKinney, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 51 miles NE of Dallas, Texas
County Fannin
Standard Zip Codes 75490
Phone Area Codes 903
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.43
Longitude -96.338

Trenton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station BONHAM 3 NNE
Distance 17.2 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 22.9 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 52 F
Apr Temp 50 to 74 F
Jul Temp 72 to 93 F
Oct Temp 53 to 77 F
Annual Precip 43.7 inches
Distance 25.2 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
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Trenton Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 662 100%
Male 317 47.9%
Female 345 52.1%
Under 18 174 26.3%
18+ 488 73.7%
65+ 103 15.6%
Median Age 36.6
Average Family Size 2.97
White 562 84.9%
African-American 42 6.3%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 8 1.2%
Other 40 6%
Mixed Race 10 1.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 75 11.3%

Estimated Trenton Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 703
Growth 41
Growth % 6.2%

Trenton 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) 35.3%
US/American 26.8%
English 9.2%
Irish 7.2%
German 6.3%
Italian 4.6%
Scotch-Irish 3.5%
Norwegian 2.6%
French (except Basque) 1.5%
European 1.1%
Polish 0.9%
Russian 0.4%
Swedish 0.4%
French Canadian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Trenton 662 $43,906
Bailey 213 $42,500
Blue Ridge 672 $42,778
Leonard 1,846 $40,461
Tom Bean 941 $50,000
Westminster 390 $45,000
Whitewright 1,740 $42,292
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Trenton High Schools (2004)

Serves 150 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.8

Trenton Colleges

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