Ore City, Upshur County, Texas

Ore City: City in Texas, United States

About

Ore City is a city located in the county of Upshur in the U.S. state of Texas. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,144 and a population density of 202 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 1,228 inhabitants.

Quick Facts about Ore City

Population : 1,228 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Texas (United States)
County : Upshur County
Postal code : 75683
Phone Area Codes : 903
Area : 5.65 km2
Altitude : 328 feet / 100 meters
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 21:12:20 (30th June 2022)
Density : 217 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 6.84% (2010-2019)
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Geography

Ore City is located at 32°48'1"N 94°43'15"W (32.8001400, -94.7207600).

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Demographics

The population of Ore City increased by 6.84% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 1,144 - census
2011 1,152 0.69% estimation process
2012 1,156 0.35% estimation process
2013 1,149 -0.61% estimation process
2014 1,166 1.46% estimation process
2015 1,180 1.19% estimation process
2016 1,195 1.26% estimation process
2017 1,209 1.16% estimation process
2018 1,215 0.49% estimation process
2019 1,228 1.06% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 5,227
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 4,720
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 10.7%
April 1, 2020 Population : 5,339
April 1, 2010 Population : 4,714
People under 5 years old, percentage : 3.6%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 18.8%
People over 65 (%) : 28.4%
Female persons, % : 53.7%
White only, percent : 47.9%
Black or African American alone, percent : 47.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.0%
Asians alone % : 0.9%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 3.1%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 1.8%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 46.1%
2015-2019 Veterans : 335
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 2.6%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 81.9%

Ore City zip code is 75683. County name: Upshur, County fips: 48459

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 81.9%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $246,500
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $2,077
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $445
2015-2019 median gross rent : $726
2015-2019 Households : 2,070
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.49
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 93.5%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 3.2%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 81.4%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 72.6%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 88.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 27.8%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 21.1%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 13.8%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 48.6%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 44.9%
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 1,721
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 19,165
2012 total retail sales per capita : $3,947
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 34.3
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $52,847
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $39,956
Percentage of people living in poverty : 13.2%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 551
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 389
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 142
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 215
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 329
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 93
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 444
2010 population per square mile : 203.8
2010 land area in square miles : 23.13

People born in Ore City (2)

People born in Ore City, including Player of football Chad Stanley, astronomer Walter McAfee, .

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Schools in Ore City

College & universities near Ore City, TX

Code Name City ZIP
226231 LeTourneau University Longview (TX) 75602

Stations (7)

Amtrak & bus stations near Ore City, TX

Code Name Address Type
LVW Longview 905 Pacific Ave. RAIL
MHL Marshall 800 North Washington Street - suite 2 RAIL
MIN Mineola 115 East Front St. RAIL
TYL Tyler, TX 303 North Bois D'Arc Street BUS
TXA Texarkana 100 East Front Street RAIL

Post offices near Ore City

Post Office Name City ZIP
Ore City Post Office Ore City (TX) 75683

Other cities in Upshur County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Upshur County , TX.

City Name Population Title
Gilmer 5,188 City in Texas
Big Sandy 1,412 Town of the United States
East Mountain 878 City in Upshur County, Texas, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Ore City distances to largest Texas cities