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Population (year 2000): 12,875. Estimated population in July 2005: 13,353 (+3.7% change)
Males: 6,224 (48.3%), Females: 6,651 (51.7%)

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 25.4 years
Median household income: $32,361 (year 2000)
Median house value: $88,800 (year 2000)

Canyon, TX residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Canyon:

  • White Non-Hispanic (84.2%)
  • Hispanic (10.7%)
  • Other race (5.7%)
  • Black (1.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)
  • Korean (0.9%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (14.2%), German (14.0%), Irish (10.8%), English (10.4%), Scottish (2.6%), French (2.4%).Texas forum

Land area: 5.0 square miles

Canyon,

For population 25 years and over in Canyon

  • High school or higher: 88.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 41.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.5%
  • Unemployed: 8.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Canyon city

  • Never married: 35.0%
  • Now married: 52.0%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 4.0%
  • Divorced: 7.7%

4.0% Foreign born (1.9% Asia, 1.5% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,452 (+12.7%).

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: TX Amarillo, (16.2 miles pop. 173,627).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: City, OK Oklahoma (303.7 miles pop. 506,132).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Dallas, (383.9 miles pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Canyon, TX (9.2 miles Timbercreek TX (10.3 miles Palisades, Tanglewood, TX (11.2 miles Lake TX Amarillo, (16.2 miles TX Happy, (17.0 miles Hills, TX (19.4 miles Bishop TX (32.4 miles Tulia, TX Nazareth, (32.5 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 40 buildings, average cost: $111,800
  • 1997: 41 buildings, average cost: $113,100
  • 1998: 33 buildings, average cost: $100,200
  • 1999: 14 buildings, average cost: $168,000
  • 2000: 19 buildings, average cost: $136,300
  • 2001: 23 buildings, average cost: $130,400
  • 2002: 36 buildings, average cost: $115,300
  • 2003: 23 buildings, average cost: $160,500
  • 2004: 26 buildings, average cost: $182,100
  • 2005: 25 buildings, average cost: $174,800

Latitude: 34.98 N, Longitude: 101.93 W

Area code: 806

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

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (31.5%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (11.6%), Retail trade (11.3%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,459 (-19.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,238 (33.6%)

Crime in Canyon by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 2 9 0 2 2 1
    per 100,000 15.5 69.9 0.0 15.5 15.5 7.8
Robberies 0 0 0 0 4 3
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 31.1 23.3
Assaults 18 8 8 2 10 11
    per 100,000 139.8 62.1 62.1 15.5 77.7 85.4
Burglaries 29 21 24 29 20 18
    per 100,000 225.2 163.1 186.4 225.2 155.3 139.8
Thefts 160 174 154 178 117 147
    per 100,000 1242.7 1351.5 1196.1 1382.5 908.7 1141.7
Auto thefts 16 9 5 3 9 3
    per 100,000 124.3 69.9 38.8 23.3 69.9 23.3
109.6 111.5 76.4 82.3 83.9 84.5

Average climate in Canyon, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Canyon-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 105% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/1970, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 35.5 miles away from the Canyon city center killed 16 people and injured 42 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/9/1982, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.9 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Canyon:
  • NORTHWEST TEXAS SURGERY CENTER (about 14 miles; AMARILLO, TX)
  • SCCI HOSPITAL OF AMARILLO (about 14 miles; AMARILLO, TX)
  • BAPTIST ST ANTHONYS HS BAPTIST CAMPUS (about 16 miles; AMARILLO, TX)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Canyon:
  • AMARILLO INTL (about 23 miles; AMARILLO, TX; ID: AMA)
  • LUBBOCK INTL (about 92 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; ID: LBB)
  • CANNON AFB (about 105 miles; CLOVIS, NM; ID: CVS)
Other public-use airports nearest to Canyon:
  • MAPLES FIELD (about 6 miles; CANYON, TX; ID: 1E9)
  • BUFFALO (about 7 miles; AMARILLO, TX; ID: 1E7)
  • PALO DURO (about 13 miles; AMARILLO, TX; ID: 1E4)

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
Housing and Community Development(Local) 1 $2,974 $35,688 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 3 $8,138 $32,552 5 $1,074
Sewerage 3 $6,558 $26,232 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 6 $12,420 $24,840 0 $0
Fire - Other 1 $1,944 $23,328 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 16 $51,782 $38,836 0 $0
Local Libraries 2 $5,732 $34,392 5 $1,708
Firefighters 3 $8,724 $34,896 2 $164
Water Supply 7 $18,754 $32,149 1 $920
Streets and Highways 6 $14,012 $28,024 0 $0
Other Government Administration 2 $12,040 $72,240 5 $126
Financial Administration 1 $4,956 $59,472 0 $0
Police - Other 4 $6,360 $19,080 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 9 $18,154 $24,205 1 $598
Totals for Government 64 $172,548 $32,352 19 $4,590
College/University in Canyon:
  • WEST TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 5,476; Location: 2501 4TH AVE WTAMU BOX 60999; Public; Website: www.wtamu.edu; Offers Master's degree)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Canyon:
  • AMARILLO COLLEGE (about 14 miles; AMARILLO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,876)
  • WAYLAND BAPTIST UNIVERSITY (about 56 miles; PLAINVIEW, TX; FT enrollment: 2,578)
  • TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY (about 95 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; FT enrollment: 22,439)
  • SOUTH PLAINS COLLEGE (about 101 miles; LEVELLAND, TX; FT enrollment: 3,851)
  • EASTERN NEW MEXICO UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 113 miles; PORTALES, NM; FT enrollment: 2,955)
  • MIDLAND COLLEGE (about 204 miles; MIDLAND, TX; FT enrollment: 2,800)
  • ODESSA COLLEGE (about 218 miles; ODESSA, TX; FT enrollment: 2,555)
Public high school in Canyon:
  • CANYON H S (Students: 868; Location: 910 9TH AVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Canyon:
  • CANYON J H (Students: 650; Location: 506 8TH ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • OSCAR HINGER ELEM (Students: 453; Location: 1005 21ST ST; Grades: PK - 05)
  • CRESTVIEW ELEM (Students: 433; Location: 80 HUNSLEY RD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • REEVES-HINGER ELEM (Students: 422; Location: 1005 21ST ST; Grades: KG - 05)
Library in Canyon:
  • CANYON AREA LIBRARY (Operating income: $120,185; Location: 1501 3RD AVE; 37,309 books; 2,111 audio materials; 602 video materials; 56 serial subscriptions)
 

Canyon compared to Texas state average:
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Canyon:
  • KZRK (1550 AM; 1 kW; CANYON, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KPUR (1440 AM; 5 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KIXZ (940 AM; 5 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTNZ (1010 AM; 5 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KGNC (710 AM; 10 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KZIP (1310 AM; 1 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: DEL NORTE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KIJN (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FARWELL, TX; Owner: METROPOLITIAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KVOP (1090 AM; 5 kW; PLAINVIEW, TX; Owner: EQUICOM, INC)
  • KDJW (1360 AM; 1 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: NEW LIFE COMMUNICATIONS)
Strongest FM radio stations in Canyon:
  • KWTS (91.1 FM; CANYON, TX; Owner: WEST TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY)
  • KPUR-FM (107.1 FM; CANYON, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KXGL (100.9 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: FEUER/MCCORD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KGNC-FM (97.9 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KMXJ-FM (94.1 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KZRK-FM (107.9 FM; CANYON, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KACV-FM (89.9 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: AMARILLO JUNIOR COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KPRF (98.7 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBZD (99.7 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KATP (101.9 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KQIZ-FM (93.1 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KMML-FM (96.9 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBTE (104.9 FM; TULIA, TX; Owner: DOVE MEDIA, INC.)
  • KQFX (104.3 FM; BORGER, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KXRI (91.9 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KAEZ (105.7 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: KXOJ, INC.)
  • KXLV (89.1 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KJRT (88.3 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: TOP O' TEXAS ED B/CASTING FOUNDATION)
  • KRGN (103.1 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KAVW (90.7 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
TV broadcast stations around Canyon:
  • KACV-TV (Channel 2; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: AMARILLO JUNIOR COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KVII-TV (Channel 7; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: NVG-AMARILLO, LLC)
  • KFDA-TV (Channel 10; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: PANHANDLE TELECASTING CO.)
  • KCIT (Channel 14; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING OF AMARILLO LICENSE, INC.)
  • KAMR-TV (Channel 4; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: QUORUM OF AMARILLO LICENSE, LLC)
  • KEAT-LP (Channel 22; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: KUVN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • K25GI (Channel 25; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • KTMO-LP (Channel 36; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: ADELANTE TELEVISION LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • K56DF (Channel 56; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: SPECTRUM MEDIA)
  • KCPN-LP (Channel 33; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING OF AMARILLO LICENSE, INC.)
  • KAMT-LP (Channel 31; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KTXD-LP (Channel 43; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

 

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