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Population (year 2000): 25,233. Estimated population in July 2005: 24,253 (-3.9% change)
Males: 14,030 (55.6%), Females: 11,203 (44.4%)

Howard County

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 35.1 years
Median household income: $28,257 (year 2000)
Median house value: $36,500 (year 2000)

Big Spring, TX residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Big Spring:

  • White Non-Hispanic (48.4%)
  • Hispanic (44.6%)
  • Other race (14.4%)
  • Black (5.3%)
  • Two or more races (2.4%)
  • American Indian (1.2%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (9.6%), Irish (6.0%), German (5.8%), English (5.5%), Scotch-Irish (1.4%), French (1.1%).Spring, Texas

Elevation: 2432 feet

Land area: 19.1 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Big Spring

  • High school or higher: 67.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 7.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 15.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Big Spring city

  • Never married: 18.6%
  • Now married: 57.6%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 10.2%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

7.1% Foreign born (6.5% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +2,106 (+9.1%).

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: TX Midland, (45.9 miles www.BestHotelsNetwork.com )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Antonio, TX San (280.6 miles pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: TX (11.9 miles Forsan, TX (12.3 miles Coahoma, TX (23.1 miles Stanton, TX (25.5 miles Ackerly, TX (32.7 miles Westbrook, City, TX (43.4 miles Colorado City, TX (43.7 miles Sterling Los Ybanez, TX (44.8 miles) .


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 10 buildings, average cost: $99,500
  • 1997: 22 buildings, average cost: $115,100
  • 1998: 22 buildings, average cost: $67,000
  • 1999: 13 buildings, average cost: $38,800
  • 2000: 15 buildings, average cost: $64,300
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $113,300
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $75,300
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $142,000

Latitude: 32.24 N, Longitude: 101.48 W

Area code: 432

Big Spring, Texas business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (31.8%), Retail trade (10.1%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,155 (+4.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 6,358 (78.0%)

Crime in Big Spring by Year

Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 5 1 1 1 1
    per 100,000 19.8 4.0 4.0 4.0 4.0
Rapes 30 15 16 19 16
    per 100,000 118.9 59.4 63.4 75.3 63.4
Robberies 10 3 8 20 11
    per 100,000 39.6 11.9 31.7 79.3 43.6
Assaults 50 40 43 45 45
    per 100,000 198.2 158.5 170.4 178.3 178.3
Burglaries 354 300 318 391 390
    per 100,000 1402.9 1188.9 1260.3 1549.6 1545.6
Thefts 695 610 667 693 549
    per 100,000 2754.3 2417.5 2643.4 2746.4 2175.7
Auto thefts 43 35 52 41 34
    per 100,000 170.4 138.7 206.1 162.5 134.7
340.9 254.0 283.4 324.9 284.1

Average climate in Big Spring, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Big Spring-area historical tornado activity is below Texas state average. It is 9% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/24/1957, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 27.6 miles away from the Big Spring city center injured one person and caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

On 6/20/1964, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 13.4 miles away from the city center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers in Big Spring:
  • BIG SPRING STATE HOSPITAL (P O BOX 231 LAMESA HIGHWAY)
  • SCENIC MOUNTAIN MEDICAL CENTER (1601 W 11TH PLACE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Big Spring:
  • MARTIN COUNTY HOSPITAL DISTRICT (about 26 miles; STANTON, TX)
  • MITCHELL COUNTY HOSPITAL (about 39 miles; COLORADO CITY, TX)
  • HEART PLACE HOSPITAL (about 46 miles; MIDLAND, TX)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Big Spring:
  • MIDLAND INTERNATIONAL (about 55 miles; MIDLAND, TX; ID: MAF)
  • SAN ANGELO REGIONAL/MATHIS FIELD (about 93 miles; SAN ANGELO, TX; ID: SJT)
  • LUBBOCK INTL (about 100 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; ID: LBB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Big Spring:
  • BIG SPRING MC MAHON-WRINKLE (about 5 miles; BIG SPRING, TX; ID: BPG)
  • STANTON MUNI (about 25 miles; STANTON, TX; ID: 63F)
  • COLORADO CITY (about 42 miles; COLORADO CITY, TX; ID: T88)

Amtrak station:
BIG SPRING (GREYHOUND STA., 311 E. THIRD ST.) - Bus Station. Services: intercity bus service.
Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Health 16 $35,043 $26,282 0 $0
Firefighters 60 $179,166 $35,833 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 44 $118,821 $32,405 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 4 $8,792 $26,376 0 $0
Other Government Administration 9 $31,428 $41,904 1 $837
Financial Administration 8 $20,599 $30,898 0 $0
Water Supply 33 $71,127 $25,864 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 34 $70,171 $24,766 0 $0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 3 $5,980 $23,920 1 $930
Parks and Recreation 4 $7,072 $21,216 0 $0
Sewerage 9 $19,769 $26,358 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 17 $37,454 $26,438 0 $0
Airports 7 $16,583 $28,428 0 $0
Streets and Highways 13 $27,611 $25,487 0 $0
Fire - Other 2 $3,859 $23,154 0 $0
Police - Other 19 $31,457 $19,867 0 $0
Totals for Government 282 $684,930 $29,145 2 $1,767
Colleges/Universities in Big Spring:
  • HOWARD COUNTY JUNIOR COLLEGE DISTRICT (Full-time enrollment: 1,426; Location: 1001 BIRDWELL LN; Public; Website: www.hc.cc.tx.us)
  • SOUTHWEST COLLEGE INSTITUTE FOR THE DEAF (FT enrollment: 123; Location: 3200 AVE C; Public; Website: www.hc.cc.tx.us/swcid/swcid1.htm)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Big Spring:
  • MIDLAND COLLEGE (about 45 miles; MIDLAND, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,800)
  • ODESSA COLLEGE (about 73 miles; ODESSA, TX; FT enrollment: 2,555)
  • ANGELO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 80 miles; SAN ANGELO, TX; FT enrollment: 5,477)
  • TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY (about 97 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; FT enrollment: 22,439)
  • SOUTH PLAINS COLLEGE (about 115 miles; LEVELLAND, TX; FT enrollment: 3,851)
  • HARDIN-SIMMONS UNIVERSITY (about 122 miles; Abilene, TX; FT enrollment: 2,026)
  • ABILENE CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY (about 123 miles; ABILENE, TX; FT enrollment: 4,380)
Public high school in Big Spring:
  • BIG SPRING H S (Students: 1,102; Location: 708 E 11TH PALCE; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Big Spring:
  • BIG SPRING JUNIOR HIGH (Students: 620; Location: 610 E 6TH ST; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • GOLIAD INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL (Students: 614; Location: 708 E 11TH PL; Grades: 05 - 06)
  • MARCY EL (Students: 445; Location: 708 E 11TH PL; Grades: KG - 04)
  • MOSS EL (Students: 332; Location: 708 E 11TH PL; Grades: PK - 04)
  • WASHINGTON EL (Students: 322; Location: 708 E 11TH PL; Grades: PK - 04)
  • ELBOW EL (Students: 310; Location: 5001 NICHOLS RD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • BAUER EL (Students: 306; Location: 708 E 11TH PL; Grades: KG - 04)
  • KENTWOOD EL (Students: 190; Location: 708 E 11TH PL; Grades: KG - 04)
  • BIG SPRING AEP (Location: 708 E 11TH PL; Grades: 05 - 12)
Private primary/middle school in Big Spring:
  • ST MARY'S EPISCOPAL SCHOOL (Students: 143; Location: 118 CEDAR; Grades: PK - 5)
Library in Big Spring:
  • HOWARD COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $384,932; Location: 500 S MAIN ST; 50,994 books; 1,304 audio materials; 2,849 video materials; 73 serial subscriptions)

Notable location: Potton-Hayden House (A).

Churches in Big Spring include: Power House Church of God in Christ (A), Primitive Baptist Church (B), Christs Community Church (C), Church of Christ 14th and Main (D), Church of Christ Cedar Ridge (E), Assembly of God Church Evangel Temple (F), Bakers Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church (G), Hillcrest Baptist Church (H).

Cemetery: Mount Olive Cemetery (1).

Reservoirs: Refinery Lake (A), Cosden Lake (B), Comanche Lake (C).

Parks in Big Spring include: ABC Park (1), Big Spring State Park (2), Birdwell Park (3), Comanche Trail City Park (4).


Big Spring compared to Texas state average:
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Big Spring:
  • KBYG (1400 AM; 1 kW; BIG SPRING, TX; Owner: DREW BALLARD)
  • KBST (1490 AM; 1 kW; BIG SPRING, TX; Owner: EQUICOM, INC.)
  • KCRS (550 AM; 5 kW; MIDLAND, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KWEL (1070 AM; daytime; 3 kW; MIDLAND, TX; Owner: FAUSTINO QUIROZ)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KFYO (790 AM; 5 kW; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMND (1510 AM; daytime; 2 kW; MIDLAND, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KGKL (960 AM; 5 kW; SAN ANGELO, TX; Owner: KGKL, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Big Spring:
  • KBTS (94.3 FM; BIG SPRING, TX; Owner: EQUICOM, INC.)
  • KBST-FM (95.7 FM; BIG SPRING, TX; Owner: EQUICOM, INC.)
  • KBCX (91.5 FM; BIG SPRING, TX; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • K209DK (89.7 FM; BIG SPRING, TX; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KTXC (104.7 FM; LAMESA, TX; Owner: MIDESSA BROADCASTING LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • DK280BP (103.9 FM; BIG SPRING, TX; Owner: PONCA CITY RADIO INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Big Spring:
  • KWAB-TV (Channel 4; BIG SPRING, TX; Owner: MIDESSA TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • K10HH (Channel 10; BIG SPRINGS, TX; Owner: ICA BROADCASTING I, LTD.)
  • K46FO (Channel 46; BIG SPRING, TX; Owner: PRIME TIME CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)

 

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