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Demographics & Fast Facts

Demographics

 

LOCATION:

State of Texas

County of Grayson

City of Denison

75 miles North of Dallas on U.S. Hwy. 75

4 miles South of Texas-Oklahoma state line

 

POPULATION:

City                              22,939

County                                    122,223

Trade Area                  210,239

 

TAXATION:

Tax Rate (Per $100 Assessed Value)

City                              0.653377

County                                    0.490900

School                         1.499200

College                                    0.181610

Total                           2.794277

 

Municipal Sales Tax   1.00%

State Sales Tax           6.25%

Economic Dev. Tax     0.50%

Ad Valorem Tax          0.50%

Total Sales Tax           8.25%

 

GOVERNMENT:

Type: Mayor/City Council-Manager

Municipal Police         45

Paid Fireman              59

Enhanced 911 Service/Code Red

 

COMMUNITY INFORMATION:

Motel Rooms              379

Hospital Beds             286

Physicians                   210

Daily Newspaper        1         

Television Stations     2

Radio Stations                        4

Libraries                      2

Religions                     91 Churches (22 Faiths)

 

 

 

CLIMATE:

Annual Average Temperature

            63 degrees

Monthly Average High Temperature

            73 degrees

Monthly Average Low Temperature

            53 degrees

Annual Average Precipitation          

            43.6”

Annual Average Snowfall

            3”

Elevation                    560 feet above sea level

Humidity                     56%

 

TRANSPORTATION:

Public Transportation:

            Public Bus Service                  1

            Taxi Service                             1

Air Service

Nearest Airport                      North Texas Regional Airport at Perrin Field

Runway Length                       9,000 ft.

Lighted                                    Yes

Fuel                                         Yes

Instrument Landing System   Yes

Control Tower                                    Yes

Foreign Trade Zone                Yes

Commercial Air Service

            Dallas/Fort Worth International and Dallas Love Field Distance    77/76 miles

 

 

 

 

FAST FACTS

 

UTILITIES

 

Denison Water Department, 430 W. Chestnut

Billing:                                          903.465.2720 x1

Water/Sewage Tap:                     903.465.2720 x1

Trash Collection/Recycling:          903.465.2720 x1

 

Electricity:

Installation:           Oncor, 888.313.6862 or www.oncor.com/electricity

Service:                 Texas Electric Choice, 866.797.4839 or www.powertochoose.org

                       

Gas:                                              Atmos Energy, 888.286.6700 or www.atmosenergy.com

 

Telephone/TV Cable/Internet:   CableOne, 903.893.6548 or www.cableone.net

                                                            TV Cable of Grayson County, 903.786.7477 or www.graysoncable.com

                                                            AT&T, 888.333.6651 or www.att.com

 

           

 

EDUCATION:

 

Denison Independent School District    

903.462.7000

www.denisonisd.net

 

Elementary                   5

Middle/Intermediate  2

High Schools                 1

Alternative Campus    1

Private Schools            1

Area Colleges               3

  

 

 

Pre-Schools

             Kiddie Kampus I & II                           903.463.3661 

          Ages 3-5

 

            Kinder Kraft (First Presbyterian)        903.465.4618 

         Ages 3-5

 

            St. Luke’s School                                 903.465.2653 

        Ages 2-10

 

            Waples Day School                            903.327.5145

        Ages 3-5

  

Secondary Schools

            Grayson College

            903.465.6030

            www.grayson.edu

 

            Austin College

            903.813.2000

            www.austincollege.edu

           

            Southeastern State University

            580.745.2000

            www.se.edu

 

Medical

            Texoma Medical Center

            5016 South US Highway 75

            903.416.4000

            www.texomamedicalcenter.net

 

            Urgent Care

            3126 W. FM 120

            903.416.7544

 

Media

            Herald Democrat (local daily newspaper), 903.465.7171

            KTEN – TV, 903.337.4000

            KXII – TV, 903.892.8123

            KMKT Radio (93.1 FM), 903.463.6800

            KMAD Radio (102.5 FM), 903.463.6800

            KQDR Radio (107.3 FM), 903.893.5625

            KJIM Radio (1500 AM), 903.893.1197

            North Texas e-News, www.

 

Contacts

            City Building Permits

            903.465.2720 x4

            City Manager

            903.465.2720 x0

            Denison Area Chamber of Commerce

            903.465.1551

            Denison Development Alliance

            903.464.0883

            Downtown Denison, Inc.

            903.463.1230

            Denison Fire Department

            903.465.2720 x7

            Denison Health Department

            903.465.2878

            Denison Planning & Zoning

            903.465.2720

            Denison Parks & Recreation

            903.465.2720 x8

            Denison Police Department

            903.465.2720 x6

            Denison Post Office

            903.465.1464

            Denison Public Library

            903.465.1797

            Denison Senior Citizens Center/Meals on Wheels

            903.463.1711

            Denison Vehicle Registration

            903.465.2101

            Denison Waterloo Swimming Pool

            903.465.2720 x2036

            North Texas Regional Airport at Perrin Field

            903.786.2904

            Texas Department of Public Safety (Drivers License Division)

            903.813.3420

            Tax Assessor/Collector

            903.465.2101

            Voter Registration

            903.893.8683

            Workforce Texoma Solutions

            903.463.9997

 

Elected Officials

            The Honorable Larry Phillips

            State Representative

            421 N. Crockett

            Sherman, Texas 75090

            903.891.7297

            www.house.state.tx.us

 

The Honorable Craig Estes

            State Senator

            117 Gallagher Drive, Ste. 340

            Sherman, Texas 75090

            903.868.2347

            www.senate.state.tx.us

 

            The Honorable Rick Perry

            Governor State of Texas

            State Capital

            P.O. Box 12428

            Austin, Texas 78711

            800.843.5789

            www.governor.state.tx.us

 

            The Honorable Ralph Hall

            US House of Representatives

            101 East Pecan Street – 119 Federal Building

            Sherman, Texas 75090

            903.892.1112

            www.ralphhall.house.gov

 

            The Honorable Ted Cruz

            US Senator

            10440 N. Central Expressway, Suite 1160

            Dallas, Texas 75231

            214.361.3500

            www.cruz.senate.gov

 

            The Honorable John Cornyn

            US Senator

            5001 Spring Valley Road, Suite 1125E

            Dallas, Texas 75244

972.239.1310

www.cornyn.senate.gov

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