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People

Total Population 1,992
Male Share of the Population 49.6%
Female Share of the Population 50.4%
Senior Citizens 16.8%
Employed Population 16+ 817
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 51.1%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 9.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $38,214
% Above Poverty Level 78.2%
% Below Poverty Level 21.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home 2.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.3%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 20%
Median Gross Rent $564
Median House Value $85,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 36.6%
US/American 0%
English 10.3%
Irish 9.5%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Waskom Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 18 miles W of Shreveport, Louisiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 161 miles E of Dallas, Texas
County Harrison
Metro Area Longview - Marshall
Standard Zip Codes 75692
Phone Area Codes 903
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 32.478
Longitude -94.059

Waskom Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station SHREVEPORT AP
Distance 14.3 miles
Jan Temp 37 to 56 F
Apr Temp 54 to 77 F
Jul Temp 73 to 93 F
Oct Temp 55 to 78 F
Annual Precip 51.3 inches
Station RED RIVER RESEARCH STN
Distance 25.2 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 56 F
Apr Temp 51 to 77 F
Jul Temp 72 to 94 F
Oct Temp 51 to 79 F
Annual Precip 51.4 inches
Station LOGANSPORT 4 ENE
Distance 34.9 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 57 F
Apr Temp 52 to 77 F
Jul Temp 71 to 94 F
Oct Temp 52 to 79 F
Annual Precip 49.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Waskom Public Libraries

Library
Waskom Public Library
103 WASKOM AVE
Waskom, Texas
(903) 687-3041

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Waskom High Schools

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WASKOM H S
365 SCHOOL AVE
903-687-3362
A Title I School.
Serves 203 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 8.5

EXCELL PROGRAM
365 SCHOOL AVE
903-687-3660
A Non-traditional School

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