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Population (year 2000): 9,501. Estimated population in July 2005: 8,251 (-13.2% change)
Males: 4,585 (48.3%), Females: 4,916 (51.7%)

Reeves County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 33.1 years
Median household income: $24,943 (year 2000)
Median house value: $25,900 (year 2000)

Pecos, TX residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Pecos:

  • Hispanic (79.6%)
  • Other race (18.1%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (17.3%)
  • Black (2.5%)
  • Two or more races (2.2%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (2.5%), United States (2.5%), English (2.5%), Irish (2.3%).Texas

Elevation: 2586 feet

Land area: 7.3 square miles

Pecos,

For population 25 years and over in Pecos

  • High school or higher: 48.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.6%
  • Unemployed: 12.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 16.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pecos city

  • Never married: 22.8%
  • Now married: 57.7%
  • Separated: 3.6%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 7.7%

16.2% Foreign born (15.1% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -2,572 (-21.3%).

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: TX Odessa, (83.9 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Paso, TX El (202.5 miles pop. 563,662).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Antonio, TX San (368.6 miles pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: TX (4.1 miles Lindsay, TX (7.9 miles Barstow, Toyah, TX (21.3 miles) , Pyote, TX (27.0 miles) , Coyanosa, TX (32.2 miles) , TX (33.3 miles Wink, TX (34.2 miles Balmorhea, TX (35.5 miles Wickett,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 1 building, cost: $180,000
  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $180,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $180,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $180,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $180,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $180,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $180,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $180,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $180,000
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $180,000

Latitude: 31.42 N, Longitude: 103.50 W

Area codes: 432, 915

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

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (19.8%), Manufacturing (13.0%), Retail trade (11.2%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (10.1%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -232 (-2.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,561 (76.5%)

Crime in Pecos by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 1 0 2 0
    per 100,000 10.5 0.0 21.1 0.0
Rapes 3 0 2 0
    per 100,000 31.6 0.0 21.1 0.0
Robberies 2 4 1 0
    per 100,000 21.1 42.1 10.5 0.0
Assaults 9 24 11 4
    per 100,000 94.7 252.6 115.8 42.1
Burglaries 42 105 46 42
    per 100,000 442.1 1105.1 484.2 442.1
Thefts 188 206 162 161
    per 100,000 1978.7 2168.2 1705.1 1694.6
Auto thefts 9 8 4 3
    per 100,000 94.7 84.2 42.1 31.6
166.1 234.0 161.2 109.7

Average climate in Pecos, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Pecos-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 54% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/22/1987, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 28.1 miles away from the Pecos city center killed 30 people and injured 121 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/26/1974, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 1.4 miles away from the city center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Hospital/medical center in Pecos:
  • REEVES COUNTY HOSPITAL (2323 TEXAS ST BOX 2058)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Pecos:
  • WINKLER COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 42 miles; KERMIT, TX)
  • WARD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 44 miles; MONAHANS, TX)
  • PECOS COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 59 miles; FORT STOCKTON, TX)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Pecos:
  • CAVERN CITY AIR TRML (about 82 miles; CARLSBAD, NM; ID: CNM)
  • LEA COUNTY RGNL (about 90 miles; HOBBS, NM; ID: HOB)
  • MIDLAND INTERNATIONAL (about 97 miles; MIDLAND, TX; ID: MAF)
Other public-use airports nearest to Pecos:
  • PECOS MUNI (about 4 miles; PECOS, TX; ID: PEQ)
  • WINKLER COUNTY (about 32 miles; WINK, TX; ID: INK)
  • ROY HURD MEMORIAL (about 43 miles; MONAHANS, TX; ID: E01)

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
Police - Other 5 $9,286 $22,286 3 $3,454
Financial Administration 4 $9,584 $28,752 0 $0
Other Government Administration 0 $0   8 $10,826
Judicial and Legal 0 $0   1 $1,277
Police Protection - Officers 34 $74,948 $26,452 0 $0
Firefighters 0 $0   57 $16,147
Streets and Highways 4 $4,948 $14,844 0 $0
Airports 0 $0   1 $554
Solid Waste Management 5 $8,019 $19,245 1 $638
Sewerage 2 $3,350 $20,100 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 0 $0   4 $3,804
Water Supply 12 $22,860 $22,860 0 $0
Health 2 $3,441 $20,646 0 $0
Totals for Government 68 $136,436 $24,076 75 $36,699
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pecos:
  • SUL ROSS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 74 miles; ALPINE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,076)
  • ODESSA COLLEGE (about 79 miles; ODESSA, TX; FT enrollment: 2,555)
  • MIDLAND COLLEGE (about 107 miles; MIDLAND, TX; FT enrollment: 2,800)
  • SOUTH PLAINS COLLEGE (about 169 miles; LEVELLAND, TX; FT enrollment: 3,851)
  • EASTERN NEW MEXICO UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 190 miles; PORTALES, NM; FT enrollment: 2,955)
  • TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY (about 191 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; FT enrollment: 22,439)
  • ANGELO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 195 miles; SAN ANGELO, TX; FT enrollment: 5,477)
Public high school in Pecos:
  • PECOS H S (Students: 658; Location: 1302 S PARK ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Pecos:
  • HAYNES ELEMENTARY (Students: 538; Location: 1302 S PARK ST; Grades: 04 - 06)
  • AUSTIN ELEMENTARY (Students: 520; Location: 1302 S PARK ST; Grades: 01 - 03)
  • CROCKETT MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 373; Location: 1302 S PARK ST; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • PECOS KIND (Students: 230; Location: 1302 S PARK ST; Grades: PK - KG)
  • LAMAR CENTER (Students: 27; Location: 1302 S PARK ST; Grades: 03 - 12)
Library in Pecos:
  • REEVES COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $88,493; Location: 505 S PARK ST; 50,000 books; 1,000 audio materials; 1,000 video materials; 70 serial subscriptions)

Notable location: West of the Pecos Museum (A).

Churches in Pecos include: Elm Street Church (A), Emmanuel Assembly of God Church (B), Saint Catherines Church (C), Saint James Baptist Church (D), Saint Marks Episcopal Church (E), Saint Marles Church (F), First Presbyterian Church (G), Santa Rosa Catholic Church (H).

Cemeteries: Dean Memorial Park (1), Fairview Cemetery (2), Santa Rosa Cemetery (3).

Park in Pecos: Bessie Haynes Park (1).


Pecos compared to Texas state average:
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below 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 significantly below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Pecos:
  • KIUN (1400 AM; 1 kW; PECOS, TX; Owner: PECOS RADIO CO,INC)
  • KLBO (1330 AM; 5 kW; MONAHANS, TX; Owner: SANDSHILLS COMMUNICATION, INC.)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KERB (600 AM; 1 kW; KERMIT, TX; Owner: LA RADIO CRISTIANA NETWORK, INC.)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KELP (1590 AM; 50 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: MCCLATCHEY BROADCASTING)
  • KCRS (550 AM; 5 kW; MIDLAND, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KYKK (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; HUMBLE CITY, NM; Owner: NOALMARK BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KHOB (1390 AM; 5 kW; HOBBS, NM; Owner: AMERICAN ASSET MANAGEMENT, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Pecos:
  • K217CC (91.3 FM; PECOS, TX; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KPTX (98.3 FM; PECOS, TX; Owner: PARADAY, INC.)
  • KKLY (97.3 FM; PECOS, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
TV broadcast stations around Pecos:
  • K64EC (Channel 64; PECOS, TX; Owner: PRIME TIME CHRISTIAN B/CASTING, INC.)

 

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