Sour Lake, TX

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Sour Lake Profile


Overview

Sour Lake is a very small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 1,773 people and just one neighborhood, Sour Lake is the 652nd largest community in Texas.

Occupations and Workforce

Unlike some cities, Sour Lake isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Sour Lake are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Sour Lake is a city of sales and office workers, construction workers and builders, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Sour Lake who work in office and administrative support (12.53%), sales jobs (11.77%), and management occupations (8.35%).


Setting & Lifestyle

Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Sour Lake is worth considering.

Being a small city, Sour Lake does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

Sour Lake Demographics

In Sour Lake, just 6.49% of people over 25 hold a college degree, which is very low compared to the rest of the nation, whereas the average among all cities is 21.84%.

The per capita income in Sour Lake in 2010 was $26,732, which is upper middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $106,928 for a family of four. However, Sour Lake contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Sour Lake home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Sour Lake residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Sour Lake include French , German, English, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Sour Lake is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Home Values, Rents: Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), National Agriculture Statistics Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

44 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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TYPE OF Sour Lake, TX HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

136 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

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Race & Ethnic Diversity

 

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

67 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

violent Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Sour Lake 0.101011101001110
Texas 4.12

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Sour Lake VIOLENT CRIMES

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Neighborhood Property Crime

property Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Sour Lake 0.101011101001110
Texas 28.31

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Sour Lake Property CRIMES

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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Sour Lake 0.101011101001110
Texas 30

Neighborhood Public School Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

65 Vital Statistics. 15 Condition Alerts found.

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

(100 is best)

Better than of U.S. schools.

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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 3 districts:

LUMBERTON ISD


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Texas

(10 is best)

Better than of TX school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to TX Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Lumberton Int School
107 Lhs Dr
Lumberton, TX, 77657
04-06
Lumberton Early Childhood School
1020 S Main
Lumberton, TX, 77657
PK-KG
Lumberton Pri School
128 E Candlestick Dr
Lumberton, TX, 77657
01-03
Lumberton Middle School
123 S Main
Lumberton, TX, 77657
07-08
Lumberton H S School
103 Lhs Dr
Lumberton, TX, 77657
09-12
Hardin Co Alter Ed School
103 L H S Dr
Lumberton, TX, 77657
10-10

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 28.3% 58.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 24.0% 51.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.2% 6.4%

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HARDIN-JEFFERSON ISD


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Texas

(10 is best)

Better than of TX school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to TX Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Hardin Co J A E P School
440 W Monroe
Kountze, TX, 77625
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Sour Lake Elementary School
1055 Hwy 326 S
Sour Lake, TX, 77659
PK-05
Henderson Middle School
3025 Hwy 326 S
Sour Lake Tx, TX, 77659
06-08
Hardin-Jefferson H S School
3155 Hwy 326 S
Sour Lake, TX, 77659
09-12
China Elementary School
605 Henderson Ave
China, TX, 77613
PK-05

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 34.9% 58.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 30.0% 51.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.8% 6.4%

Educational Expenditures

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WEST HARDIN COUNTY CISD


Students Enrolled in This District


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Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Texas

(10 is best)

Better than of TX school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to TX Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Hardin Co Alternative Aep School
Fm 1293
Kountze, TX, 77625
N-N
West Hardin H S School
39227 Hwy 105
Saratoga, TX, 77585
07-12
West Hardin Elementary School
39227 Hwy 105
Saratoga, TX, 77585
PK-06

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 47.1% 58.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 36.3% 51.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 10.8% 6.4%

Educational Expenditures

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