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Population (year 2000): 6,431. Estimated population in July 2005: 6,175 (-4.0% change)
Males: 3,089 (48.0%), Females: 3,342 (52.0%)

Wichita County

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Median resident age: 36.8 years
Median household income: $40,725 (year 2000)
Median house value: $55,000 (year 2000)

Iowa Park, TX residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Iowa Park:

  • White Non-Hispanic (93.9%)
  • Hispanic (3.6%)
  • American Indian (1.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • Other race (0.9%)

Ancestries: United States (17.8%), Irish (13.5%), German (12.0%), English (10.8%), French (3.9%), Scotch-Irish (2.3%).

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Elevation: 1037 feet

Land area: 3.6 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Iowa Park

  • High school or higher: 78.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Iowa Park city

  • Never married: 17.4%
  • Now married: 59.3%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 8.1%
  • Divorced: 14.1%

1.1% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +225 (+3.6%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Falls, TX Wichita (11.4 miles www.info.com/WichitaFallsRealtor )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Worth, TX Fort (124.5 miles pop. 534,694).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Dallas, (152.1 miles pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Valley, TX (5.4 miles Pleasant TX (9.8 miles Holliday, TX (11.4 miles Burkburnett, Falls, TX Wichita (11.4 miles City, TX (12.4 miles Lakeside Devol, OK (17.5 miles) , TX (17.7 miles Electra, OK (19.2 miles Grandfield,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 22 buildings, average cost: $70,800
  • 1997: 23 buildings, average cost: $74,300
  • 1998: 17 buildings, average cost: $95,400
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $113,800
  • 2000: 8 buildings, average cost: $104,800
  • 2001: 15 buildings, average cost: $91,400
  • 2002: 16 buildings, average cost: $95,300
  • 2003: 23 buildings, average cost: $114,400
  • 2004: 29 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 2005: 32 buildings, average cost: $107,000

Latitude: 33.95 N, Longitude: 98.67 W

Area code: 940


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

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (21.6%), Manufacturing (18.5%), Retail trade (11.1%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,682 (-26.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 844 (25.9%)


 

Crime in Iowa Park by Year

Type 2001 2002 2004
Murders 2 0 0
    per 100,000 31.1 0.0 0.0
Rapes 1 4 3
    per 100,000 15.5 62.2 46.6
Robberies 0 1 0
    per 100,000 0.0 15.5 0.0
Assaults 13 11 26
    per 100,000 202.1 171.0 404.3
Burglaries 14 17 30
    per 100,000 217.7 264.3 466.5
Thefts 56 37 66
    per 100,000 870.8 575.3 1026.3
Auto thefts 13 17 11
    per 100,000 202.1 264.3 171.0
144.0 126.4 186.9


Average climate in Iowa Park, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Iowa Park-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 151% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1964, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 12.3 miles away from the Iowa Park city center killed 7 people and injured 111 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/10/1979, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.4 miles away from the city center killed 42 people and injured 1740 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Iowa Park:
  • WICHITA VALLEY REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (about 11 miles; WICHITA FALLS, TX)
  • KELL WEST REGIONAL HOSPITAL LLC (about 11 miles; WICHITA FALLS, TX)
  • NORTH TEXAS STATE HOSPITAL (about 14 miles; WICHITA FALLS, TX)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Iowa Park:
  • SHEPPARD AFB/WICHITA FALLS MUNI (about 14 miles; WICHITA FALLS, TX; ID: SPS)
  • LAWTON-FORT SILL REGIONAL (about 47 miles; LAWTON, OK; ID: LAW)
  • HENRY POST AAF (about 51 miles; FORT SILL, OK; ID: FSI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Iowa Park:
  • WICHITA VALLEY (about 5 miles; WICHITA FALLS, TX; ID: F14)
  • KICKAPOO DOWNTOWN AIRPARK (about 15 miles; WICHITA FALLS, TX; ID: T47)
  • GRANDFIELD MUNI (about 20 miles; GRANDFIELD, OK; ID: 1O1)


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
Streets and Highways 6 $10,846 $21,692 1 $793
Local Libraries 1 $2,066 $24,792 3 $1,023
Sewerage 4 $7,760 $23,280 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 3 $5,006 $20,024 0 $0
Financial Administration 1 $2,670 $32,040 0 $0
Water Supply 6 $10,014 $20,028 0 $0
Other Government Administration 5 $14,225 $34,140 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 11 $25,060 $27,338 0 $0
Police - Other 6 $9,412 $18,824 1 $1,153
Totals for Government 43 $87,059 $24,295 5 $2,969


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Iowa Park:
  • MIDWESTERN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 12 miles; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,619)
  • CAMERON UNIVERSITY (about 48 miles; LAWTON, OK; FT enrollment: 3,529)
  • SOUTHWESTERN OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 109 miles; WEATHERFORD, OK; FT enrollment: 4,360)
  • NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS COLLEGE (about 109 miles; GAINESVILLE, TX; FT enrollment: 3,018)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH TEXAS (about 118 miles; DENTON, TX; FT enrollment: 21,673)
  • TEXAS WOMAN'S UNIVERSITY (about 120 miles; DENTON, TX; FT enrollment: 5,746)
  • UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA NORMAN CAMPUS (about 121 miles; NORMAN, OK; FT enrollment: 20,154)
Public high school in Iowa Park:
  • IOWA PARK H S (Students: 574; Location: 1513 W HWY 287; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Iowa Park:
  • W F GEORGE MIDDLE (Students: 471; Location: 412 E CASH ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • KIDWELL EL (Students: 400; Location: 1200 N THIRD ST; Grades: PK - 02)
  • BRADFORD EL (Students: 375; Location: 800 S TEXOWA; Grades: 03 - 05)
Library in Iowa Park:
  • TOM BURNETT MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $82,669; Location: 400 W ALAMEDA ST; 16,681 books; 348 audio materials; 1,070 video materials; 33 serial subscriptions)

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Churches in Iowa Park include: Christ the King Catholic Church (A), Church of Christ of Iowa Park (B), Church of God (C), First Assembly of God Iowa Park Church (D), First Baptist Church of Iowa Park (E), First Presbyterian Church of Iowa Park (F), First United Methodist Church of Iowa Park (G), United Pentecostal Church (H).

Cemetery: Highland Cemetery (1).

Reservoirs: Lake Gordon (A), Gordon Lake (B), Lake Iowa Park (C).

Park in Iowa Park: Antelope Park (1).


Iowa Park compared to Texas state average:
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • House age 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 Iowa Park:
  • KCAF (990 AM; 10 kW; FARMERSVILLE, TX; Owner: RENAISSANCE RADIO, INC.)
  • KWFS (1290 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • KJON (850 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ANADARKO, OK; Owner: CARROLLTON BROADCASTING OF TEXAS, LP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Iowa Park:
  • KBZS (106.3 FM; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWFS-FM (102.3 FM; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KQXC-FM (103.9 FM; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KLUR (99.9 FM; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KTEO (90.5 FM; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CORNERSTONE UNIVERSITY)
  • KMOC (89.5 FM; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CHRISTIAN SERVICE FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • KYYI (104.7 FM; BURKBURNETT, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KMCU (88.7 FM; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CAMERON UNIVERSITY)
  • K202DR (88.3 FM; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KNIN-FM (92.9 FM; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWRD-FM (100.7 FM; HIGHLAND VILLAGE, TX; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA OF TEXAS, L.L.C.)
  • KOLI (94.9 FM; ELECTRA, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KSYE (91.5 FM; FREDERICK, OK; Owner: CRISWELL CENTER FOR BIBLICAL STUDIES)

TV broadcast stations around Iowa Park:
  • KFDX-TV (Channel 3; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF WICHITA FALLS, L.L.C.)
  • KAUZ-TV (Channel 6; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF WICHITA FALLS, LLC)
  • K26DL (Channel 26; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • KJBO-LP (Channel 35; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K22FE (Channel 22; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: LOCKE SUPPLY CO.)
  • KSWO-TV (Channel 7; LAWTON, OK; Owner: KSWO TELEVISION COMPANY, INC.)
  • K30DJ (Channel 30; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CHRISTIAN FAMILY NETWORK, INC.)
  • K24AD (Channel 24; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KJTL (Channel 18; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K47DK (Channel 47; GRANDFIELD, OK; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K20DN (Channel 20; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CHRISTIAN FAMILY NETWORK TV, INC.)

 

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