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Population (year 2000): 22,336. Estimated population in July 2005: 21,991 (-1.5% change)
Males: 10,684 (47.8%), Females: 11,652 (52.2%)

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Median resident age: 30.8 years
Median household income: $31,551 (year 2000)
Median house value: $56,900 (year 2000)

Plainview, TX residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Plainview:

  • Hispanic (49.8%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (42.9%)
  • Other race (26.5%)
  • Black (5.9%)
  • Two or more races (2.8%)
  • American Indian (1.6%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (7.7%), German (5.4%), English (5.0%), Irish (4.6%), Scotch-Irish (1.2%), French (1.1%).Texas forum

Land area: 13.8 square miles

Plainview,

For population 25 years and over in Plainview

  • High school or higher: 66.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.8%
  • Unemployed: 7.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 14.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Plainview city

  • Never married: 24.0%
  • Now married: 57.6%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 8.5%

9.9% Foreign born (8.8% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +192 (+0.9%).

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: TX Lubbock, (44.7 miles pop. 199,564).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: City, OK Oklahoma (301.0 miles pop. 506,132).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Dallas, (352.2 miles pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Ward, TX (2.1 miles Seth TX (12.2 miles Kress, Center, TX (12.4 miles Hale Edmonson, TX (14.0 miles) , TX (19.5 miles Lockney, TX (23.7 miles Petersburg, TX (24.2 miles Tulia, TX (26.3 miles Abernathy,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 39 buildings, average cost: $79,100
  • 1997: 38 buildings, average cost: $75,500
  • 1998: 40 buildings, average cost: $90,900
  • 1999: 13 buildings, average cost: $120,400
  • 2000: 21 buildings, average cost: $106,700
  • 2001: 14 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 2002: 10 buildings, average cost: $148,500
  • 2003: 13 buildings, average cost: $161,700
  • 2004: 13 buildings, average cost: $138,600
  • 2005: 81 buildings, average cost: $112,000

Latitude: 34.19 N, Longitude: 101.72 W

Area code: 806

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

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (21.8%), Retail trade (16.3%), Manufacturing (14.3%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,183 (+5.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 6,713 (73.6%)

Crime in Plainview by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0 2 1
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 9.0 4.5
Rapes 16 14 9 11 9 5
    per 100,000 71.6 62.7 40.3 49.2 40.3 22.4
Robberies 10 13 10 18 14 18
    per 100,000 44.8 58.2 44.8 80.6 62.7 80.6
Assaults 46 56 50 73 71 51
    per 100,000 205.9 250.7 223.9 326.8 317.9 228.3
Burglaries 228 242 237 267 298 344
    per 100,000 1020.8 1083.5 1061.1 1195.4 1334.2 1540.1
Thefts 845 1,244 879 947 1,064 1,316
    per 100,000 3783.1 5569.5 3935.4 4239.8 4763.6 5891.8
Auto thefts 26 17 18 28 26 26
    per 100,000 116.4 76.1 80.6 125.4 116.4 116.4
315.4 397.4 312.5 372.5 400.7 436.1

Average climate in Plainview, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Plainview,

Plainview-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 136% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1965, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.7 miles away from the Plainview city center killed 4 people and injured 76 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 4/17/1970, a category 4 tornado 22.3 miles away from the city center killed 5 people and injured 51 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.


Hospital/medical center in Plainview:
  • COVENANT HOSPITAL PLAINVIEW (2601 DIMMITT RD)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Plainview:
  • W J MANGOLD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 23 miles; LOCKNEY, TX)
  • SWISHER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 25 miles; TULIA, TX)
  • IHS HOSPITAL AT LUBBOCK (about 43 miles; LUBBOCK, TX)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Plainview:
  • LUBBOCK INTL (about 38 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; ID: LBB)
  • AMARILLO INTL (about 71 miles; AMARILLO, TX; ID: AMA)
  • CANNON AFB (about 112 miles; CLOVIS, NM; ID: CVS)
Other public-use airports nearest to Plainview:
  • HALE COUNTY (about 2 miles; PLAINVIEW, TX; ID: PVW)
  • JOE VAUGHN SPRAYING (about 14 miles; KRESS, TX; ID: 29F)
  • ABERNATHY MUNI (about 25 miles; ABERNATHY, TX; ID: F83)

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 13 $35,402 $32,678 0 $0
Local Libraries 6 $11,836 $23,672 0 $0
Water Supply 7 $18,347 $31,452 0 $0
Welfare 2 $3,970 $23,820 1 $691
Health 9 $18,806 $25,074 1 $751
Solid Waste Management 22 $47,643 $25,987 2 $1,107
Other Government Administration 7 $27,195 $46,620 8 $786
Sewerage 15 $32,612 $26,089 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 12 $23,431 $23,431 0 $0
Police - Other 8 $14,916 $22,374 5 $1,734
Police Protection - Officers 31 $91,166 $35,290 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 6 $16,623 $33,246 0 $0
Firefighters 36 $112,586 $37,528 0 $0
Fire - Other 2 $4,944 $29,664 0 $0
Streets and Highways 11 $24,527 $26,756 0 $0
Financial Administration 9 $23,309 $31,078 0 $0
Totals for Government 196 $507,312 $31,059 17 $5,068
College/University in Plainview:
  • WAYLAND BAPTIST UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 2,578; Location: 1900 W 7TH; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.wbu.edu; Offers Master's degree)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Plainview:
  • TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY (about 41 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; Full-time enrollment: 22,439)
  • WEST TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY (about 55 miles; CANYON, TX; FT enrollment: 5,476)
  • SOUTH PLAINS COLLEGE (about 63 miles; LEVELLAND, TX; FT enrollment: 3,851)
  • AMARILLO COLLEGE (about 69 miles; AMARILLO, TX; FT enrollment: 4,876)
  • EASTERN NEW MEXICO UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 113 miles; PORTALES, NM; FT enrollment: 2,955)
  • MIDLAND COLLEGE (about 151 miles; MIDLAND, TX; FT enrollment: 2,800)
  • ODESSA COLLEGE (about 168 miles; ODESSA, TX; FT enrollment: 2,555)
Public high school in Plainview:
  • PLAINVIEW HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,520; Location: 1501 QUINCY ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Plainview:
  • PLAINVIEW CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 196; Location: 310 S ENNIS; Grades: PK - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Plainview:
  • LA MESA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 519; Location: 600 S ENNIS ST; Grades: PK - 04)
  • EDGEMERE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 489; Location: 2600 W 20TH ST; Grades: PK - 04)
  • ASH 6TH GRADE LEARNING CENTER (Students: 466; Location: 908 ASH ST; Grades: 06 - 06)
  • LAKESIDE 5TH GRADE LEARNING CENTER (Students: 447; Location: 1800 JOLIET ST; Grades: 05 - 05)
  • CORONADO JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 443; Location: 2501 JOLIET ST; Grades: 07 - 07)
  • ESTACADO JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 439; Location: 2500 W 20TH ST; Grades: 08 - 08)
  • HILLCREST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 417; Location: 315 W ALPINE DR; Grades: PK - 04)
  • HIGHLAND ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 415; Location: 1707 W11TH ST; Grades: KG - 04)
  • COLLEGE HILL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 400; Location: 707 CANYON ST; Grades: KG - 04)
  • THUNDERBIRD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 378; Location: 1200 W 32ND ST; Grades: PK - 04)
Private primary/middle schools in Plainview:
  • CALICO CABOOSE (Students: 82; Location: 1001 W 7TH; Grades: PK - KG)
  • FIRST PRESBYTERIAN KND (Students: 45; Location: 2101 UTICA; Grades: PK - KG)
Library in Plainview:
  • UNGER MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $258,950; Location: 825 AUSTIN ST; 44,683 books; 740 audio materials; 1,415 video materials; 115 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Plainview: Plainview Commercial Historic District (A), Plainview Country Club (B), Wayland Amphitheater (C), Hale County Courthouse (D), Museum of the Llano Estacado (E).

Churches in Plainview include: Plainview District United Methodist Church (A), Plainview Orthodox Presbyterian Church (B), Church of Christ (C), Assembly of God Church Glad Tidings (D), Assembly of God Church Southside (E), Church of Christ Ninth and Columbia (F), Church of God (G), Faith Baptist Church (H).

Cemeteries: Independent Order of Odd Fellows Cemetery (1), Plainview Memorial Park (2), Plainview Cemetery (3).

Parks in Plainview include: Lakeside Park (1), Hood Park (2), Broadway Park (3), Plainview City Park (4), E Givens Park (5), Running Water Draw Regional Park (6).


Plainview compared to Texas state average:
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Plainview:
  • KREW (1400 AM; 1 kW; PLAINVIEW, TX; Owner: EQUICOM, INC)
  • KVOP (1090 AM; 5 kW; PLAINVIEW, TX; Owner: EQUICOM, INC)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KJTV (950 AM; 5 kW; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • KFYO (790 AM; 5 kW; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGNC (710 AM; 10 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KCLR (1530 AM; daytime; 5 kW; RALLS, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • KTUE (1260 AM; 1 kW; TULIA, TX; Owner: DOVE MEDIA, INC.)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KIXZ (940 AM; 5 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KIJN (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FARWELL, TX; Owner: METROPOLITIAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Plainview:
  • KWLD (91.5 FM; PLAINVIEW, TX; Owner: WAYLAND BAPTIST COLLEGE)
  • KRIA (103.9 FM; PLAINVIEW, TX; Owner: EQUICOM, INC)
  • KPMB (88.5 FM; PLAINVIEW, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL EVANGELISM)
  • KHDY (97.3 FM; PLAINVIEW, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • KKYN-FM (106.9 FM; PLAINVIEW, TX; Owner: EQUICOM, INC)
  • KBAH (90.5 FM; PLAINVIEW, TX; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • K209BT (89.7 FM; PLAINVIEW, TX; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KBTE (104.9 FM; TULIA, TX; Owner: DOVE MEDIA, INC.)
  • K204CG (88.7 FM; PLAINVIEW, TX; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Plainview:
  • K59GC (Channel 59; PLAINVIEW, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • KPGD-LP (Channel 53; PLAINVIEW, TX; Owner: PRIME TIME CHRISTIAN B/CASTING, INC.)
  • KLBK-TV (Channel 13; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: QUORUM OF TEXAS LICENSE, LLC)
  • K41CA (Channel 41; KRESS, TX; Owner: PANHANDLE TELECASTING CO.)
  • K25CP (Channel 25; KRESS, TX; Owner: QUORUM OF AMARILLO LICENSE, LLC)
  • K36CC (Channel 36; KRESS/PLAINVIEW, TX; Owner: KVII OPERATING, L.P.)
  • KJTV-TV (Channel 34; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)

 

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