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Population (year 2000): 17,887. Estimated population in July 2005: 16,744 (-6.4% change)
Males: 8,522 (47.6%), Females: 9,365 (52.4%)

Gray County

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 39.3 years
Median household income: $31,213 (year 2000)
Median house value: $37,200 (year 2000)

Pampa, TX residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Pampa:

  • White Non-Hispanic (79.2%)
  • Hispanic (13.7%)
  • Other race (8.2%)
  • Black (3.9%)
  • Two or more races (2.7%)
  • American Indian (2.6%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (16.1%), German (9.8%), Irish (9.4%), English (8.6%), Scotch-Irish (2.3%), Dutch (1.9%).Texas

Elevation: 3236 feet

Land area: 8.7 square miles

Pampa,

For population 25 years and over in Pampa

  • High school or higher: 76.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 16.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pampa city

  • Never married: 16.8%
  • Now married: 62.4%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 9.5%
  • Divorced: 9.5%

5.3% Foreign born (4.5% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -2,007 (-10.1%).

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: TX Amarillo, (65.0 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: City, OK Oklahoma (235.7 miles pop. 506,132).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Dallas, (344.1 miles pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: TX (13.2 miles Lefors, TX (14.4 miles Skellytown, Deer, TX (16.4 miles White TX (24.7 miles Miami, TX (25.5 miles Groom, TX Borger, (31.1 miles TX (31.7 miles Panhandle, TX (32.9 miles McLean,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 1 building, cost: $220,000
  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $70,000
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $120,000
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $113,800
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $180,000

Latitude: 35.54 N, Longitude: 100.96 W

Area code: 806

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

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (19.6%), Retail trade (14.1%), Manufacturing (13.1%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,626 (-9.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,404 (61.7%)

Crime in Pampa by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 2 0 0 3 0
    per 100,000 0.0 11.2 0.0 0.0 16.8 0.0
Rapes 7 13 15 10 14 7
    per 100,000 39.1 72.7 83.9 55.9 78.3 39.1
Robberies 2 9 26 20 15 6
    per 100,000 11.2 50.3 145.4 111.8 83.9 33.5
Assaults 99 70 53 76 108 63
    per 100,000 553.5 391.3 296.3 424.9 603.8 352.2
Burglaries 146 197 329 431 399 197
    per 100,000 816.2 1101.4 1839.3 2409.6 2230.7 1101.4
Thefts 477 489 777 956 981 600
    per 100,000 2666.7 2733.8 4343.9 5344.7 5484.4 3354.4
Auto thefts 15 16 45 28 36 33
    per 100,000 83.9 89.5 251.6 156.5 201.3 184.5
300.2 327.2 459.0 535.9 585.6 322.2

Average climate in Pampa, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Pampa,

Pampa-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 120% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/8/1995, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 1.0 miles away from the Pampa city center injured 7 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/17/1970, a category 4 tornado 7.0 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 13 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Zach Thomas - 2005 NFL player (Miami Dolphins, born: Sep 1, 1973).


Hospital/medical center in Pampa:
  • PAMPA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (1 MEDICAL PLAZA)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Pampa:
  • GOLDEN PLAINS COMM HOSP (about 32 miles; BORGER, TX)
  • HANSFORD HOSPITAL (about 47 miles; SPEARMAN, TX)
  • HEMPHILL COUNTY HOSPITAL (about 51 miles; CANADIAN, TX)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Pampa:
  • AMARILLO INTL (about 56 miles; AMARILLO, TX; ID: AMA)
  • LIBERAL MUNI (about 103 miles; LIBERAL, KS; ID: LBL)
  • ALTUS AFB (about 133 miles; ALTUS, OK; ID: LTS)
Other public-use airports nearest to Pampa:
  • PERRY LEFORS FIELD (about 5 miles; PAMPA, TX; ID: PPA)
  • MIAMI-ROBERTS COUNTY (about 28 miles; MIAMI, TX; ID: 3E0)
  • PANHANDLE-CARSON COUNTY (about 30 miles; PANHANDLE, TX; ID: T45)

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
Other and Unallocable 3 $5,236 $20,944 1 $903
Police Protection - Officers 16 $45,378 $34,033 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 3 $4,700 $18,800 0 $0
Other Government Administration 12 $26,577 $26,577 0 $0
Water Supply 17 $32,738 $23,109 0 $0
Local Libraries 7 $13,379 $22,935 3 $1,116
Financial Administration 3 $16,089 $64,356 0 $0
Police - Other 10 $17,869 $21,442 4 $370
Firefighters 25 $72,276 $34,692 0 $0
Streets and Highways 16 $32,887 $24,665 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 12 $20,010 $20,010 0 $0
Sewerage 6 $11,964 $23,928 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 4 $8,382 $25,146 7 $2,019
Totals for Government 134 $307,487 $27,536 15 $4,408
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pampa:
  • AMARILLO COLLEGE (about 68 miles; AMARILLO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,876)
  • WEST TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY (about 76 miles; CANYON, TX; FT enrollment: 5,476)
  • WAYLAND BAPTIST UNIVERSITY (about 107 miles; PLAINVIEW, TX; FT enrollment: 2,578)
  • TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY (about 146 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; FT enrollment: 22,439)
  • SOUTHWESTERN OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 156 miles; WEATHERFORD, OK; FT enrollment: 4,360)
  • SOUTH PLAINS COLLEGE (about 167 miles; LEVELLAND, TX; FT enrollment: 3,851)
  • CAMERON UNIVERSITY (about 185 miles; LAWTON, OK; FT enrollment: 3,529)
Public high schools in Pampa:
  • PAMPA H S (Students: 935; Location: 111 E HARVESTER; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • P L C-PAMPA LEARNING CTR (Students: 70; Location: 400 N FAULKNER; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Pampa:
  • PAMPA MIDDLE (Students: 795; Location: 2401 CHARLES; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • AUSTIN EL (Students: 417; Location: 1900 DUNCAN; Grades: KG - 05)
  • TRAVIS EL (Students: 370; Location: 2300 PRIMROSE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • LAMAR EL (Students: 362; Location: 1234 S NELSON; Grades: PK - 05)
  • WILSON EL (Students: 340; Location: 801 E BROWNING; Grades: KG - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Pampa:
  • ST MATTHEWS EPISCOPAL DAY SCHL (Students: 81; Location: 727 W BROWNING; Grades: PK - KG)
  • ST VINCENT DE PAUL ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 81; Location: 2300 NORTH HOBART ST; Grades: PK - 5)
  • COMMUNITY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 37; Location: PO BOX 2929ER ST POB 51; Grades: KG - 7)
Library in Pampa:
  • LOVETT MEMORIAL LIBRARY, PAMPA (Operating income: $372,525; Location: 111 N HOUSTON ST; 71,118 books; 7,701 audio materials; 1,164 video materials; 119 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Pampa: Schneider Hotel (A), Gray County Courthouse (B), White Deer Land Museum (C), Freedom Museum USA (D).

Churches in Pampa include: Pentecostal Holiness Church (A), Presbyterian Update Church (B), Primera Iglesia Bautista Mexicana Church (C), Progressive Baptist Church (D), Church of the Nazarene (E), Barrett Baptist Church (F), Fellowship Baptist Church (G), First Assembly of God Church (H).

Cemetery: Fairview Cemetery (1).

Reservoir: City of Pampa Lake (A).

Parks in Pampa include: Priest Park (1), Aspen Park (2), Evergreen City Park (3), Lions Park (4), Coronado Park (5), Prairie Park (6), Hollywood Park (7), Hobart Street Park (8), Lions Club Park (9).


Pampa 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 Pampa:
  • KGRO (1230 AM; 1 kW; PAMPA, TX; Owner: PAMPA BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KGNC (710 AM; 10 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KTNZ (1010 AM; 5 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KIXZ (940 AM; 5 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KPUR (1440 AM; 5 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KQTY (1490 AM; 1 kW; BORGER, TX; Owner: ZIA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Pampa:
  • KOMX (100.3 FM; PAMPA, TX; Owner: PAMPA BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • K215BU (90.9 FM; PAMPA, TX; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KAXH (90.9 FM; PAMPA, TX; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KTOT (89.5 FM; SPEARMAN, TX; Owner: KANZA SOCIETY, INC.)
  • K220CP (91.9 FM; PAMPA, TX; Owner: TOP O' TEXAS ED B/CASTING FOUNDATION)
  • KQFX (104.3 FM; BORGER, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)

 

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