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Population (year 2000): 7,774. Estimated population in July 2005: 8,096 (+4.1% change)
Males: 3,850 (49.5%), Females: 3,924 (50.5%)

Ochiltree County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 32.7 years
Median household income: $37,362 (year 2000)
Median house value: $47,700 (year 2000)

Perryton, TX residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Perryton:

  • White Non-Hispanic (63.9%)
  • Hispanic (34.1%)
  • Other race (11.1%)
  • Two or more races (2.1%)
  • American Indian (1.6%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (13.7%), German (10.6%), Irish (7.6%), English (7.2%), Scotch-Irish (2.0%), French (1.5%).Texas forum

Land area: 4.4 square miles

Perryton,

For population 25 years and over in Perryton

  • High school or higher: 66.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Unemployed: 5.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Perryton city

  • Never married: 15.7%
  • Now married: 68.1%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 8.8%

17.2% Foreign born (16.7% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +118 (+1.5%).

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: TX Amarillo, (109.1 miles pop. 173,627).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: City, OK Oklahoma (233.4 miles pop. 506,132).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Dallas, (371.4 miles pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: TX (18.9 miles Booker, TX (29.9 miles Spearman, OK Hardesty, (30.8 miles TX (33.2 miles Darrouzett, OK Beaver, (35.0 miles Lipscomb, TX (38.3 miles) , OK (40.1 miles Forgan, TX (42.1 miles Gruver,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 9 buildings, average cost: $104,800
  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $177,500
  • 1998: 9 buildings, average cost: $126,000
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $136,300
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $156,700
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $139,800
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $240,000
  • 2003: 6 buildings, average cost: $123,300
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $59,200
  • 2005: 7 buildings, average cost: $274,900

Latitude: 36.39 N, Longitude: 100.81 W

Area code: 806

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

Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (34.2%), Educational,health and social services (16.8%), Retail trade (11.5%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -280 (-3.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,571 (75.4%)

Crime in Perryton by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 2 1 1 0
    per 100,000 25.7 12.9 12.9 0.0
Robberies 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Assaults 25 19 15 13
    per 100,000 321.6 244.4 193.0 167.2
Burglaries 36 28 28 18
    per 100,000 463.1 360.2 360.2 231.5
Thefts 105 119 96 94
    per 100,000 1350.7 1530.7 1234.9 1209.2
Auto thefts 6 5 2 3
    per 100,000 77.2 64.3 25.7 38.6
167.2 145.6 120.4 101.1

Average climate in Perryton, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Perryton,

Perryton-area historical tornado activity is near Texas state average. It is 84% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1971, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 27.2 miles away from the Perryton city center .

On 5/27/1962, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.3 miles away from the city center injured 13 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Hospital/medical center in Perryton:
  • OCHILTREE GENERAL HOSPITAL (3101 GARRETT DRIVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Perryton:
  • HANSFORD HOSPITAL (about 30 miles; SPEARMAN, TX)
  • BEAVER COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 32 miles; BEAVER, OK)
  • SOUTHWEST MEDICAL CENTER (about 48 miles; LIBERAL, KS)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Perryton:
  • LIBERAL MUNI (about 46 miles; LIBERAL, KS; ID: LBL)
  • AMARILLO INTL (about 102 miles; AMARILLO, TX; ID: AMA)
  • GARDEN CITY REGIONAL (about 105 miles; GARDEN CITY, KS; ID: GCK)
Other public-use airports nearest to Perryton:
  • PERRYTON OCHILTREE COUNTY (about 6 miles; PERRYTON, TX; ID: PYX)
  • SPEARMAN MUNICIPAL (about 29 miles; SPEARMAN, TX; ID: E42)
  • BEAVER MUNI (about 34 miles; BEAVER, OK; ID: Q44)

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
Firefighters 10 $25,904 $31,084 0 $0
Gas Supply 3 $8,635 $34,540 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 14 $35,180 $30,154 0 $0
Sewerage 3 $9,852 $39,408 1 $332
Parks and Recreation 3 $6,421 $25,684 2 $664
Water Supply 3 $5,646 $22,584 0 $0
Financial Administration 1 $3,945 $47,340 0 $0
Streets and Highways 6 $12,664 $25,328 0 $0
Other Government Administration 0 $0   8 $10,486
Police Protection - Officers 10 $20,258 $24,309 0 $0
Police - Other 7 $16,162 $27,706 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 6 $13,063 $26,126 1 $332
Totals for Government 66 $157,730 $28,678 12 $11,814
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Perryton:
  • AMARILLO COLLEGE (about 112 miles; AMARILLO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,876)
  • WEST TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY (about 124 miles; CANYON, TX; FT enrollment: 5,476)
  • SOUTHWESTERN OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 157 miles; WEATHERFORD, OK; FT enrollment: 4,360)
  • WAYLAND BAPTIST UNIVERSITY (about 165 miles; PLAINVIEW, TX; FT enrollment: 2,578)
  • BARTON COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 195 miles; GREAT BEND, KS; FT enrollment: 2,268)
  • FORT HAYS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 200 miles; HAYS, KS; FT enrollment: 4,572)
  • CAMERON UNIVERSITY (about 203 miles; LAWTON, OK; FT enrollment: 3,529)
Public high schools in Perryton:
  • PERRYTON H S (Students: 494; Location: 821 S W 17TH AVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • TOP OF TEXAS ACCELERATED EDUCATION (Students: 39; Location: 821 S W 17TH AVE; Grades: 07 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Perryton:
  • PERRYTON J H (Students: 460; Location: 821 S W 17TH AVE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • JAMES L WRIGHT EL (Students: 433; Location: 821 S W 17TH AVE; Grades: 01 - 03)
  • EDWIN F WILLIAMS INTERMEDIATE SCHO (Students: 288; Location: 821 S W 17TH AVE; Grades: 04 - 05)
  • PERRYTON KINDER (Students: 270; Location: 821 S W 17TH AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
Private primary/middle schools in Perryton:
  • VICTORY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 56; Location: 2322 S MAIN; Grades: PK - 11)
  • THE CHILDREN'S HOUSE MONTES (Students: 13; Location: 201 SW 5TH AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
Library in Perryton:
  • PERRY MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $141,485; Location: 22 SE 5TH AVE; 53,200 books; 1,950 audio materials; 1,055 video materials; 52 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Perryton: Plainview Hardware Company Building (A), Ochiltree County Courthouse (B).

Churches in Perryton include: Church of Christ (A), Church of the Nazarene (B), First Baptist Church (C), Southside Baptist Church (D), United Pentecostal Church (E), Key Heights Baptist Church (F).

Park in Perryton: Stark Park (1).


Perryton 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 below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Perryton:
  • KEYE (1400 AM; 1 kW; PERRYTON, TX; Owner: PERRYTON RADIO, INC)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KSCB (1270 AM; 5 kW; LIBERAL, KS; Owner: SEWARD COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KGNC (710 AM; 10 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KTNZ (1010 AM; 5 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Perryton:
  • K211CF (90.1 FM; PERRYTON, TX; Owner: CAROL STAVLO)
  • KEYE-FM (96.1 FM; PERRYTON, TX; Owner: PERRYTON RADIO, INC.)
  • KTOT (89.5 FM; SPEARMAN, TX; Owner: KANZA SOCIETY, INC.)
  • KRDF-FM (98.3 FM; SPEARMAN, TX; Owner: SPEARHEAD BROADCASTING, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Perryton:
  • K25EG (Channel 25; BALKO, OK; Owner: CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K58EA (Channel 58; PERRYTON, TX; Owner: C.L.& O. TRANSLATOR SYSTEM, INC.)
  • K62DD (Channel 62; PERRYTON, TX; Owner: C. L. & O. TRANSLATOR SYSTEM, INC.)
  • K64AC (Channel 64; PERRYTON, TX; Owner: C.L.& O.TRANSLATOR SYSTEM, INC.)
  • K66AB (Channel 66; PERRYTON, TX; Owner: C.L.& O.TRANSLATOR SYSTEM, INC.)
  • K68AD (Channel 68; PERRYTON, TX; Owner: C.L.& O.TRANSLATOR SYSTEM, INC.)

 

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