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Population (year 2000): 14,597. Estimated population in July 2005: 14,472 (-0.9% change)
Males: 7,022 (48.1%), Females: 7,575 (51.9%)

Deaf Smith County

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Median resident age: 29.7 years
Median household income: $29,599 (year 2000)
Median house value: $46,000 (year 2000)

Hereford, TX residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Hereford:

  • Hispanic (61.4%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (36.2%)
  • Other race (24.8%)
  • Two or more races (2.4%)
  • Black (1.8%)
  • American Indian (1.2%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (7.1%), German (6.3%), English (4.8%), Irish (4.8%).

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Land area: 5.6 square miles

Hereford,

For population 25 years and over in Hereford

  • High school or higher: 60.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 8.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hereford city

  • Never married: 22.8%
  • Now married: 58.0%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 8.5%

11.9% Foreign born (11.3% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -370 (-2.5%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: TX Amarillo, (46.1 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NM Albuquerque, (290.0 miles pop. 448,607).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Dallas, (410.1 miles pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: TX (19.7 miles Dimmitt, TX (25.5 miles Friona, TX Nazareth, (28.0 miles TX Vega, (29.4 miles TX Canyon, (34.3 miles TX (35.9 miles Hart, Adrian, TX (36.3 miles) , TX Happy, (37.6 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 2 buildings, average cost: $170,200
  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $70,300
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $142,300
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $164,000
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $227,500
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $198,300
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $124,800
  • 2005: 17 buildings, average cost: $135,000

Latitude: 34.82 N, Longitude: 102.40 W

Area code: 806


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

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (21.9%), Manufacturing (16.8%), Retail trade (10.9%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -734 (-5.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,549 (65.5%)


 

Crime in Hereford by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 1 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 6.9 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 2 3 2 3 3 2
    per 100,000 13.7 20.6 13.7 20.6 20.6 13.7
Robberies 5 5 9 3 6 3
    per 100,000 34.3 34.3 61.7 20.6 41.1 20.6
Assaults 100 103 103 70 60 60
    per 100,000 685.1 705.6 705.6 479.6 411.0 411.0
Burglaries 90 100 108 170 136 110
    per 100,000 616.6 685.1 739.9 1164.6 931.7 753.6
Thefts 269 294 303 393 512 409
    per 100,000 1842.8 2014.1 2075.8 2692.3 3507.6 2801.9
Auto thefts 13 17 17 19 24 18
    per 100,000 89.1 116.5 116.5 130.2 164.4 123.3
276.8 297.5 316.1 309.9 321.4 268.5


Average climate in Hereford, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Hereford,

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Hereford-area historical tornado activity is near Texas state average. It is 83% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/19/1971, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.0 miles away from the Hereford city center injured 24 people.

On 4/17/1970, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 34.1 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 13 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Hospital/medical center in Hereford:
  • HEREFORD REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (801 EAST THIRD)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Hereford:
  • PLAINS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 20 miles; DIMMITT, TX)
  • PARMER COUNTY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 27 miles; FRIONA, TX)
  • INTEGRATED HEALTH SERVICE HOSPITAL (about 43 miles; AMARILLO, TX)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Hereford:
  • AMARILLO INTL (about 56 miles; AMARILLO, TX; ID: AMA)
  • CANNON AFB (about 71 miles; CLOVIS, NM; ID: CVS)
  • LUBBOCK INTL (about 91 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; ID: LBB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Hereford:
  • HEREFORD MUNI (about 6 miles; HEREFORD, TX; ID: HRX)
  • DIMMITT MUNI (about 19 miles; DIMMITT, TX; ID: Q55)
  • BENGER AIR PARK (about 23 miles; FRIONA, TX; ID: Q54)


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
Judicial and Legal 2 $4,410 $26,460 1 $750
Parks and Recreation 8 $14,566 $21,849 10 $5,738
Water Supply 9 $19,948 $26,597 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 7 $22,164 $37,995 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 21 $58,010 $33,148 1 $1,600
Airports 1 $2,500 $30,000 1 $228
Streets and Highways 9 $21,832 $29,109 0 $0
Firefighters 2 $5,918 $35,508 0 $0
Police - Other 6 $11,336 $22,672 7 $3,150
Financial Administration 4 $10,020 $30,060 0 $0
Other Government Administration 0 $0   16 $10,532
Sewerage 2 $4,876 $29,256 0 $0
Totals for Government 71 $175,580 $29,675 36 $21,998


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hereford:
  • WEST TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY (about 37 miles; CANYON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,476)
  • AMARILLO COLLEGE (about 44 miles; AMARILLO, TX; FT enrollment: 4,876)
  • WAYLAND BAPTIST UNIVERSITY (about 64 miles; PLAINVIEW, TX; FT enrollment: 2,578)
  • EASTERN NEW MEXICO UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 80 miles; PORTALES, NM; FT enrollment: 2,955)
  • SOUTH PLAINS COLLEGE (about 84 miles; LEVELLAND, TX; FT enrollment: 3,851)
  • TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY (about 93 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; FT enrollment: 22,439)
  • NEW MEXICO HIGHLANDS UNIVERSITY (about 193 miles; LAS VEGAS, NM; FT enrollment: 2,278)
Public high school in Hereford:
  • HEREFORD H S (Students: 1,138; Location: 200 AVE F; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Hereford:
  • HEREFORD J H (Students: 892; Location: 704 LA PLATA DR; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • AIKMAN EL (Students: 405; Location: 900 AVE K; Grades: KG - 03)
  • NORTHWEST EL (Students: 365; Location: 400 MOREMAN; Grades: KG - 07)
  • TIERRA BLANCA EL (Students: 334; Location: 615 COLUMBIA DR; Grades: PK - 03)
  • BLUEBONNET EL (Students: 305; Location: 221 16TH ST; Grades: 04 - 05)
  • SPECIAL PROGRAMS CTR (Students: 260; Location: 711 PARK AVE; Grades: PK - 08)
  • WEST CENTRAL EL (Students: 240; Location: 120 CAMPBELL ST; Grades: 04 - 05)
  • WALCOTT EL (Students: 164; Location: HWY 214; Grades: PK - 06)
Private primary/middle schools in Hereford:
  • NAZARENE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 158; Location: 1410 LA PLATA; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ST ANTHONYS SCHOOL (Students: 121; Location: 120 W PARK AVE; Grades: PK - 6)
  • FIRST BAPTIST KINDERGARTEN (Students: 34; Location: 500 N MAIN; Grades: PK - KG)
Library in Hereford:
  • DEAF SMITH COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $236,186; Location: 211 E 4TH ST; 70,263 books; 3,974 audio materials; 1,028 video materials; 148 serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Hereford: E B Black House (A), The National Cowgirl Hall of Fame and Western Heritage Center (B), Deaf Smith County Courthouse (C), Deaf Smith County Historical Museum (D).

Churches in Hereford include: Church of Christ Central (A), Church of God (B), Avenue Baptist Church (C), Fellowship of Believers Church (D), First Assembly of God Church (E), First Temple Assembly of God Church (F), Saint Thomas Episcopal Church (G), Bible Baptist Church (H).

Parks in Hereford include: Dameron Park (1), Veterans Park (2), Jaycee Park (3), North Park (4).


Hereford compared to Texas state average:
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly 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 below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Strongest AM radio stations in Hereford:
  • KPAN (860 AM; 0 kW; HEREFORD, TX; Owner: KPAN BROADCASTERS)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KIJN (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FARWELL, TX; Owner: METROPOLITIAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KGNC (710 AM; 10 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KIXZ (940 AM; 5 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KPUR (1440 AM; 5 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KTNZ (1010 AM; 5 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KDHN (1470 AM; 1 kW; DIMMITT, TX; Owner: COLLINS COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KVOP (1090 AM; 5 kW; PLAINVIEW, TX; Owner: EQUICOM, INC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hereford:
  • KJNZ (103.5 FM; HEREFORD, TX; Owner: TAHOKA RADIO, LLC)
  • KPAN-FM (106.3 FM; HEREFORD, TX; Owner: KPAN BROADCASTERS)
  • KNNK (100.5 FM; DIMMITT, TX; Owner: JAMES D. PEELER)
  • K214CC (90.7 FM; HEREFORD, TX; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KXGL (100.9 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: FEUER/MCCORD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KGRW (94.7 FM; FRIONA, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • K201EP (88.1 FM; HEREFORD, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL EVANGELISM)

TV broadcast stations around Hereford:
  • KVII-TV (Channel 7; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: NVG-AMARILLO, LLC)
  • KACV-TV (Channel 2; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: AMARILLO JUNIOR COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KFDA-TV (Channel 10; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: PANHANDLE TELECASTING CO.)
  • KCIT (Channel 14; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING OF AMARILLO LICENSE, INC.)
  • KCVP-LP (Channel 34; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: PRIME TIME CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)

 

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