Tuscola, Texas

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Tuscola, Texas

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 6% Tuscola Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Tuscola, Texas

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 8
Average Household Size 8 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 8 8
People Above Poverty 8 9
Median Family Income 6 7
College Educated Adults 4 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 6 8
Short Commute Times 6 6
Walking and Biking to Work 2 1
Public Transportation Use 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 7
Housing Recently Built 5 3
Affordability of Rents 5 6
People Living Alone 3 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 2

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Tuscola Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 17 miles S of Abilene, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 148 miles W of Fort Worth, Texas
County Taylor
Metro Area Abilene
Standard Zip Codes 79562
Phone Area Codes 325
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 32.209
Longitude -99.796

Tuscola Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 15.8 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 55 F
Apr Temp 52 to 77 F
Jul Temp 72 to 95 F
Oct Temp 54 to 78 F
Annual Precip 23.7 inches
Distance 28.3 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 56 F
Apr Temp 50 to 77 F
Jul Temp 69 to 94 F
Oct Temp 51 to 78 F
Annual Precip 25.5 inches
Distance 34.7 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 58 F
Apr Temp 51 to 80 F
Jul Temp 70 to 94 F
Oct Temp 52 to 79 F
Annual Precip 23.7 inches
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Tuscola Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 714 100%
Male 338 47.3%
Female 376 52.7%
Under 18 204 28.6%
18+ 510 71.4%
65+ 92 12.9%
Median Age 36.8
Average Family Size 3.08
White 694 97.2%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.3%
Other 5 0.7%
Mixed Race 11 1.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 52 7.3%

Estimated Tuscola Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 714
Growth 0
Growth % 0%

Tuscola 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) 36.6%
US/American 23%
Irish 11.2%
German 9.5%
English 8.8%
Scottish 3%
French (except Basque) 2.8%
French Canadian 1.7%
Scotch-Irish 1.1%
Italian 0.7%
Acadian/Cajun 0.4%
Polish 0.4%
Bulgarian 0.4%
Dutch 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Tuscola 714 $42,396
Abilene 115,930 $40,028
Buffalo Gap 463 $34,886
Lawn 353 $29,625
Novice 142 $32,000
Tye 1,158 $31,719
Winters 2,880 $30,000
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Tuscola High Schools (2004)

Serves 361 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.6

Tuscola Colleges

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