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Current weather forecast for Lamesa, TX
Population (year 2000): 9,952. Estimated population in July 2005: 9,321 (-6.3% change)
Males: 4,718 (47.4%), Females: 5,234 (52.6%)

Dawson County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 35.8 years
Median household income: $27,362 (year 2000)
Median house value: $37,200 (year 2000)

Lamesa, TX residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Lamesa:

  • Hispanic (53.0%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (41.9%)
  • Other race (19.5%)
  • Black (4.2%)
  • Two or more races (2.1%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (8.0%), German (4.9%), English (4.5%), Irish (3.8%), Scotch-Irish (1.3%).Texas forum

Land area: 4.8 square miles

Lamesa,

For population 25 years and over in Lamesa

  • High school or higher: 60.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
  • Unemployed: 8.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 13.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lamesa city

  • Never married: 20.1%
  • Now married: 59.2%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 9.8%
  • Divorced: 9.0%

3.9% Foreign born (3.3% Latin America, 0.5% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: -819 (-7.6%).

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: TX Midland, (51.4 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Paso, TX El (313.7 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Antonio, TX San (328.0 miles pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: Los Ybanez, TX (2.9 miles) , TX (18.3 miles O'Donnell, TX (22.1 miles Ackerly, TX (31.8 miles Tahoka, TX (37.6 miles Brownfield, TX (38.9 miles Wellman, Home, TX (41.1 miles New TX (43.3 miles Stanton,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 4 buildings, average cost: $102,100
  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $89,700
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $89,700
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $89,700
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $89,700
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $89,700
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $300,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $300,000

Latitude: 32.73 N, Longitude: 101.96 W

Area code: 806

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

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (16.9%), Retail trade (16.0%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (10.6%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -305 (-3.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,641 (71.6%)

Crime in Lamesa 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 1 2 1 5 1 1
    per 100,000 10.0 20.1 10.0 50.2 10.0 10.0
Robberies 0 5 2 2 2 3
    per 100,000 0.0 50.2 20.1 20.1 20.1 30.1
Assaults 72 52 41 42 32 37
    per 100,000 723.5 522.5 412.0 422.0 321.5 371.8
Burglaries 64 76 78 73 71 95
    per 100,000 643.1 763.7 783.8 733.5 713.4 954.6
Thefts 204 231 188 177 257 210
    per 100,000 2049.8 2321.1 1889.1 1778.5 2582.4 2110.1
Auto thefts 12 9 14 8 11 13
    per 100,000 120.6 90.4 140.7 80.4 110.5 130.6
285.4 281.1 234.1 239.4 236.4 249.1

Average climate in Lamesa, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Lamesa,

Lamesa-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 28% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/11/1970, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 56.5 miles away from the Lamesa city center killed 26 people and injured 500 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 5/24/1957, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 29.3 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Barry Corbin - (born 1940), actor.


Hospital/medical center in Lamesa:
  • MEDICAL ARTS HOSPITAL (1600 N BRYAN AVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Lamesa:
  • LYNN COUNTY HOSPITAL DISTRICT (about 34 miles; TAHOKA, TX)
  • BROWNFIELD REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 38 miles; BROWNFIELD, TX)
  • MARTIN COUNTY HOSPITAL DISTRICT (about 46 miles; STANTON, TX)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Lamesa:
  • MIDLAND INTERNATIONAL (about 58 miles; MIDLAND, TX; ID: MAF)
  • LUBBOCK INTL (about 64 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; ID: LBB)
  • LEA COUNTY RGNL (about 88 miles; HOBBS, NM; ID: HOB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Lamesa:
  • LAMESA MUNI (about 4 miles; LAMESA, TX; ID: 2F5)
  • T-BAR (about 32 miles; TAHOKA, TX; ID: 2F4)
  • TERRY COUNTY (about 34 miles; BROWNFIELD, TX; ID: Q26)

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
Other Government Administration 4 $14,628 $43,884 0 $0
Water Supply 14 $29,982 $25,698 0 $0
Streets and Highways 11 $21,744 $23,720 0 $0
Firefighters 7 $23,637 $40,520 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 10 $19,510 $23,412 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 5 $8,303 $19,927 0 $0
Sewerage 2 $5,542 $33,252 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 25 $58,941 $28,291 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 2 $4,807 $28,842 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 5 $13,291 $31,898 0 $0
Totals for Government 85 $200,382 $28,289 0 $0
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lamesa:
  • MIDLAND COLLEGE (about 50 miles; MIDLAND, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,800)
  • TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY (about 61 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; FT enrollment: 22,439)
  • SOUTH PLAINS COLLEGE (about 68 miles; LEVELLAND, TX; FT enrollment: 3,851)
  • ODESSA COLLEGE (about 69 miles; ODESSA, TX; FT enrollment: 2,555)
  • WAYLAND BAPTIST UNIVERSITY (about 102 miles; PLAINVIEW, TX; FT enrollment: 2,578)
  • ANGELO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 128 miles; SAN ANGELO, TX; FT enrollment: 5,477)
  • EASTERN NEW MEXICO UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 138 miles; PORTALES, NM; FT enrollment: 2,955)
Public high school in Lamesa:
  • LAMESA H S (Students: 621; Location: 212 N HOUSTON; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Lamesa:
  • SOUTH EL (Students: 633; Location: 212 N HOUSTON; Grades: PK - 02)
  • LAMESA MIDDLE (Students: 438; Location: 212 N HOUSTON; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • NORTH EL (Students: 435; Location: 212 N HOUSTON; Grades: 03 - 05)
  • KLONDIKE ISD (Students: 176; Location: 2911 COUNTY RD H; Grades: PK - 12)
Library in Lamesa:
  • DAWSON COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $177,215; Location: 511 N 3RD ST; 34,439 books; 2,615 audio materials; 1,760 video materials; 95 serial subscriptions)

Notable location: Dal Paso Museum (A).

Churches in Lamesa include: Saint John Baptist Church (A), Saint John Episcopal Church (B), Saint Margaret Mary Catholic Church Convent (C), First Presbyterian Church (D), First United Methodist Church (E), Second Baptist Church (F), Sunset Baptist Church (G), Crestview Baptist Church (H).

Parks in Lamesa include: Ninth Street Park (1), North Park (2).


Lamesa compared to Texas state average:
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Lamesa:
  • KPET (690 AM; 0 kW; LAMESA, TX; Owner: KPET, 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)
  • KFYO (790 AM; 5 kW; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KJTV (950 AM; 5 kW; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KWEL (1070 AM; daytime; 3 kW; MIDLAND, TX; Owner: FAUSTINO QUIROZ)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KCLR (1530 AM; daytime; 5 kW; RALLS, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • KKUB (1300 AM; 1 kW; BROWNFIELD, TX; Owner: BROWNFIELD BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • KYKK (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; HUMBLE CITY, NM; Owner: NOALMARK BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KMND (1510 AM; daytime; 2 kW; MIDLAND, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Lamesa:
  • K217BX (91.3 FM; LAMESA, TX; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KYMI (98.5 FM; LOS YBANEZ, TX; Owner: ISRAEL G. YBANEZ)
  • KTXC (104.7 FM; LAMESA, TX; Owner: MIDESSA BROADCASTING LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
TV broadcast stations around Lamesa:
  • KPTR-LP (Channel 47; LAMESA, TX; Owner: PRIME TIME CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLBK-TV (Channel 13; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: QUORUM OF TEXAS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KJTV-TV (Channel 34; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • KWGD-LP (Channel 54; WELCH, TX; Owner: PRIME TIME CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)

 

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