Abernathy, Texas

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Population in 2014: 2,750 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.1%
 
Males: 1,366  (49.7%)
Females: 1,384  (50.3%)
Median resident age:  32.6 years
Texas median age:  34.0 years

Zip codes: 79311.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $47,286 (it was $31,377 in 2000)
Abernathy:

$47,286
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $20,604 (it was $13,919 in 2000)

Abernathy city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $73,522 (it was $45,300 in 2000)
Abernathy:

$73,522
TX:

$132,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $137,508; Detached houses: $144,120; Townhouses or other attached units: $128,947; In 2-unit structures: $181,520; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $100,771; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $145,666; Mobile homes: $47,035; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $6,564

Median gross rent in 2013: $750.

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  • Races in Abernathy, TX (2013)

    Abernathy races chart
    • 1,65748.8%Hispanic
    • 1,59046.8%White alone
    • 1494.4%Black alone
    • 90.3%American Indian alone
    • 90.3%Two or more races
    • 30.09%Asian alone

Races in Abernathy detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Abernathy: 83.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (15.1%), Irish (6.4%), United States (6.2%), Scottish (3.3%), Subsaharan African (1.7%), English (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 3356 feet

Land area: 1.18 square miles.

Population density: 2,327 people per square mile   (low).

Abernathy,TX real estate house value index trend

Abernathy, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Abernathy:

  • High school or higher: 77.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.9%
  • Unemployed: 6.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Abernathy city:

  • Never married: 23.3%
  • Now married: 59.0%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 7.9%

105 residents are foreign born (2.9% Latin America).

This city:

3.1%
Texas:

16.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,362 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $725 (1.4%)

Abernathy satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lubbock, TX (18.6 miles , pop. 199,564).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (270.5 miles , pop. 506,132).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (300.9 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: New Deal, TX (2.6 miles ), Shallowater, TX (3.6 miles ), Petersburg, TX (3.8 miles ), Idalou, TX (3.9 miles ), Hale Center, TX (4.0 miles ), Anton, TX (4.3 miles ), Spade, TX (4.3 miles) , Lubbock, TX (4.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $137,100
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $137,100
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $65,000
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $65,000
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $65,000
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $65,000
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $84,500
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $158,900
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $147,000
  • 2006: 11 buildings, average cost: $93,200
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $275,000
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $161,700
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $186,700
  • 2010: 8 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2012: 7 buildings, average cost: $122,900
  • 2013: 8 buildings, average cost: $191,300
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $278,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 33.83 N, Longitude: 101.85 W

Area code: 806

Abernathy household income distribution Abernathy home values distribution

Crime rates in Abernathy by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0000010000100
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.036.40.00.00.00.034.80.00.0
Rapes 00021001001N/A3
per 100,000 0.00.00.070.835.20.00.036.80.00.034.8N/A107.1
Robberies 0000012110000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.036.472.836.836.40.00.00.00.0
Assaults 6403172525103
per 100,000 202.3142.10.0106.235.2254.772.8183.872.8174.634.80.0107.1
Burglaries 10221179888713141215
per 100,000 337.2781.8390.2247.9316.9291.1291.3294.0254.7453.9486.6425.4535.5
Thefts 3840121626332813202915019
per 100,000 1,281.21,421.5425.7566.6915.51,200.91,019.7477.8727.81,012.6521.40.0678.3
Auto thefts 3440132132202
per 100,000 101.1142.1141.90.035.2109.272.836.8109.269.869.50.071.4
Arson 0010000000010
per 100,000 0.00.035.50.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.035.40.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 128.4157.658.0122.7100.8220.4107.7124.784.5117.4171.560.5184.7

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Abernathy detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.79
Texas average:

2.02
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.3%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +114 (+4.2%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Wholesale trade (9%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Educational services (28%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Finance and insurance (16%)
  • Other services, except public administration (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Public administration (2%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (25%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (16%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (13%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Abernathy: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Abernathy, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Abernathy-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 80% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/11/1970, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 16.6 miles away from the Abernathy city center killed 26 people and injured 500 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 4/17/1970, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.0 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.

Earthquake activity:

Abernathy-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 27% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 83.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 261.4 miles away from Abernathy center
On 1/2/1992 at 11:45:35, a magnitude 5.0 (4.6 MB, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 126.6 miles away from the city center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 269.8 miles away from the city center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 195.7 miles away from Abernathy center
On 12/19/2005 at 20:27:40, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.1 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 180.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lubbock County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Fires: 3, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Abernathy topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Abernathy:

  • ABERNATHY COMMUNITY HOME (502 2ND PL)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Abernathy:

  • TRUSTPOINT HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 15 miles away; LUBBOCK, TX)
  • IDALOU COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 16 miles away; IDALOU, TX)
  • MOSAIC (Hospital, about 16 miles away; LUBBOCK, TX)
  • UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 16 miles away; LUBBOCK, TX)
  • TRANSITION CARE OF LUBBOCK (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; LUBBOCK, TX)
  • LEGENDS OF THE PLAINS (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; HALE CENTER, TX)
  • THE PLAZA AT LUBBOCK (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; LUBBOCK, TX)

airports located in Abernathy:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Abernathy:

  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (about 17 miles; Lubbock, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,269)
  • Texas Tech University (about 18 miles; Lubbock, TX; FT enrollment: 29,251)
  • Wayland Baptist University (about 26 miles; Plainview, TX; FT enrollment: 5,526)
  • South Plains College (about 35 miles; Levelland, TX; FT enrollment: 7,007)
  • West Texas A & M University (about 80 miles; Canyon, TX; FT enrollment: 6,820)
  • Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus (about 90 miles; Portales, NM; FT enrollment: 4,263)
  • Amarillo College (about 94 miles; Amarillo, TX; FT enrollment: 6,622)

Public high school in Abernathy:

  • ABERNATHY H S (Students: 175, Location: 505 7TH ST, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Abernathy:

  • ABERNATHY EL (Students: 420, Location: 505 7TH ST, Grades: PK-5)
  • ABERNATHY J H (Students: 206, Location: 505 7TH ST, Grades: 6-8)
See full list of schools located in Abernathy

Library in Abernathy:

  • ABERNATHY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $21,198; Location: 811 AVENUE D; 14,139 books; 205 audio materials; 359 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 7 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Abernathy: Abernathy Volunteer Fire Department (A), Abernathy Emergency Medical Services (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Abernathy include: First Baptist Church (A), First Church of the Nazarene (B), Church of Christ (C), North Side Baptist Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lubbock County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 25.1. This is significantly better than average.

City:

25.1
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 6.41. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.41
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 18.9%
(2.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 69.9% for Black residents, 30.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 50.0% for American Indian residents, 9.1% for other race residents, 63.7% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.8 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  74.4%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  3.5%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
5 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

Abernathy, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Abernathy (2011 data):

  • Vista Bank: Abernathy Branch at 317 Main, branch established on 1992/09/15. Info updated 2008/08/25: Bank assets: $226.7 mil, Deposits: $199.3 mil, headquarters in Ralls, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Mclaughlin Bancshares, Inc.
  • The First State Bank: at 402 Ninth, branch established on 1909/01/01. Info updated 2008/04/17: Bank assets: $29.0 mil, Deposits: $26.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Algodon De Calidad Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.9
Texas average:

14.4

Abernathy travel time to work - commute Abernathy mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Abernathy city (based on Lubbock County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant86,949241
Catholic36,23917
Mainline Protestant23,96043
Other11,25923
Black Protestant1,92414
Orthodox2082
None118,292-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 25
Lubbock County:

0.95 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
Lubbock County:

0.46 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 85
Lubbock County:

3.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 148
Here:

5.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.9%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Lubbock County:

26.0%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.3%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Abernathy:

47.7%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

45.0%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Abernathy:

28.7
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Abernathy:

22.7%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Abernathy:

10.6%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Abernathy:

6.8
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.9%
State:

33.0%

General health condition:
This city:

53.1%
State:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.2%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Abernathy, TX Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$10,499$41,9961$631
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$1,052
Police Protection - Officers 4$11,821$35,4630$0
Police - Other 0$0 1$813
Firefighters 0$0 1$42
Parks and Recreation 1$1,778$21,3360$0
Water Supply 5$14,745$35,3880$0
Local Libraries 0$0 1$952
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$476
Totals for Government 13$38,843$35,8556$3,966

6.72% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,325 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.72%
Texas average:

7.14%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($157 average AGI)
Lubbock County:

0.04%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Hockley County, TX  0.30% ($30,174 average AGI)
from Tarrant County, TX  0.26% ($30,576)
from Hale County, TX  0.25% ($32,197)


6.68% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,520 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.68%
Texas average:

6.69%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($239 average AGI)
Lubbock County:

0.05%
Texas average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Dallas County, TX  0.38% ($32,724 average AGI)
to Tarrant County, TX  0.31% ($34,007)
to Harris County, TX  0.23% ($37,061)

Strongest AM radio stations in Abernathy:

  • KJTV (950 AM; 5 kW; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • KVOP (1090 AM; 5 kW; PLAINVIEW, TX; Owner: EQUICOM, INC)
  • KFYO (790 AM; 5 kW; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KCLR (1530 AM; daytime; 5 kW; RALLS, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • KKAM (1340 AM; 1 kW; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KRFE (580 AM; 1 kW; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: KRFE RADIO, INC.)
  • KBZO (1460 AM; 1 kW; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KIJN (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FARWELL, TX; Owner: METROPOLITIAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KDAV (1590 AM; 1 kW; LUBBOCK, TX)
  • KGNC (710 AM; 10 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Abernathy:

  • KFMX-FM (94.5 FM; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLLL-FM (96.3 FM; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KQBR (99.5 FM; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KZII-FM (102.5 FM; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKCL (98.1 FM; LORENZO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOHM (89.1 FM; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY)
  • KXTQ-FM (93.7 FM; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • KONE (101.1 FM; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KMMX (100.3 FM; TAHOKA, TX; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KJAK (92.7 FM; SLATON, TX; Owner: WILLIAMS BROADCAST GROUP)
  • KAIQ (95.5 FM; WOLFFORTH, TX; Owner: LITTLEFIELD BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KTXT-FM (88.1 FM; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY)
  • KEJS (106.5 FM; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: BARTON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KAMY (90.1 FM; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KHDY (97.3 FM; PLAINVIEW, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • KRBL (105.7 FM; IDALOU, TX; Owner: TRIUMPH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KBAH (90.5 FM; PLAINVIEW, TX; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KQRI (90.9 FM; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Abernathy:

  • KLBK-TV (Channel 13; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: QUORUM OF TEXAS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KTXT-TV (Channel 5; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY)
  • KCBD (Channel 11; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • KJTV-TV (Channel 34; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • KAMC (Channel 28; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: VHR LUBBOCK LICENSE, INC.)
  • KJTV-CA (Channel 32; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • KXTQ-LP (Channel 46; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • K48GB (Channel 48; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • KUPT-LP (Channel 14; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • KUPT (Channel 22; WOLFFORTH, TX; Owner: WOODS COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KBZO-LP (Channel 51; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KGLR-LP (Channel 30; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: LUBBOCK TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • KPTB (Channel 16; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: PRIME TIME CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K59GC (Channel 59; PLAINVIEW, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
Abernathy fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Abernathy fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Abernathy)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • 4.5 Mi Nnw (Lat: 33.898139 Lon: -101.857389), Call Sign: KNAR552, Licensee ID: L00098075
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.250 MHzGrant Date: 12/12/2000, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 04/09/2011Registrant: Otis Pope, 811 2nd St, Abernathy, TX 79311, Phone: (806) 298-2487
  • 4 1/2 Nnw (Lat: 33.898139 Lon: -101.857389), Call Sign: KNEZ529
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.175 MHzGrant Date: 03/18/1998, Expiration Date: 05/09/2003, Cancellation Date: 08/10/2003Registrant: Van Riley, 1610 Ave J, Abernathy, TX 79311
  • 2.5 Mi N 5 Mi W On Fm 54 (Lat: 33.877306 Lon: -101.939611), Type: Pole, Structure height: 12 m, Call Sign: WPFQ253
    Assigned Frequencies: 811.887 MHz, 812.887 MHz, 813.887 MHz, 814.887 MHz, 815.887 MHzGrant Date: 10/01/2004, Expiration Date: 09/20/2014, Cancellation Date: 11/22/2014Registrant: South Plains Electric Cooperative, Inc., 4727 S. Loop 289, Suite 200, Lubbock, TX 79408, Phone: (806) 775-7752, Fax: (806) 775-7807, Email:
  • Abernathy, Bnsf 7106mp656.97 - Cr2400 @santa Fe (Lat: 33.830556 Lon: -101.839028), Type: Pole, Structure height: 24.4 m, Overall height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WQFU520
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.560 MHzGrant Date: 10/05/2006, Expiration Date: 10/05/2016, Certifier: Robert LeedhamRegistrant: Bnsf Railway Co, 4515 Kansas Ave, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4568, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:
  • LUBBOCK REMOTE 3, Southbound I-27 And 50m S. Of Yucca Lane (Lat: 33.629333 Lon: -101.835806), Type: Pole, Structure height: 5.1 m, Call Sign: WQJV453, Licensee ID: L00003043
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.700 MHzGrant Date: 01/12/2009, Expiration Date: 01/12/2019, Certifier: Paul GilbertRegistrant: State Of; Texas Dept. Of Transportation Texas, 125 E. 11th Street, Austin, TX 78701, Phone: (512) 506-5141, Fax: (512) 506-5136, Email:
  • ABERNATHY REMOTE 2, Southbound I-27 Frontage Rd, S. Of Exit 22 (Lat: 33.840028 Lon: -101.842583), Type: Pole, Structure height: 5.1 m, Call Sign: WQJV454, Licensee ID: L00003043
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.700 MHzGrant Date: 01/12/2009, Expiration Date: 01/12/2019, Certifier: Paul GilbertRegistrant: State Of; Texas Dept. Of Transportation Texas, 125 E. 11th Street, Austin, TX 78701, Phone: (512) 506-5141, Fax: (512) 506-5136, Email:
  • Lat: 33.830278 Lon: -101.844250, Call Sign: WQTF651
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.212 MHzGrant Date: 01/24/2014, Expiration Date: 01/24/2024, Certifier: Herb YoungbloodRegistrant: Innovation Wireless, 11869 Teale Street, Culver City, CA 90230, Phone: (888) 559-5565, Fax: (310) 482-3480, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Abernathy)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: ERCOUPE 415-C (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C75 SERIES (75 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 37JM , Serial Number: 353, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 06/23/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Ron C Lowe, 1111 14th St, Abernathy, TX 79311
  • Aircraft: ALLIANT AVIATION FUSION (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 4371G , Serial Number: F4A0021
    Registrant (Individual): Ronnie K Hamilton, 5208 Fm 597, Abernathy, TX 79311
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 05/16/2002
  • Aircraft: ALLIANT AVIATION XT (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: HIRTH 3203 (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 8074S , Serial Number: V4A0021, Year manufactured: 2005, Airworthiness Date: 12/15/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Ronnie K Hamilton, 5208 Fm 597, Abernathy, TX 79311

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4
Most common first names in Abernathy, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary2377.9 years
James2273.2 years
John2077.1 years
William1868.7 years
Robert1676.1 years
Jessie981.8 years
Henry974.8 years
Thomas979.1 years
Charles968.3 years
Joe863.7 years
Most common last names in Abernathy, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Davis1583.2 years
Johnson1474.0 years
Phillips1177.6 years
Smith1175.2 years
Miller1075.8 years
Ramos967.4 years
Attebury969.9 years
Rogers883.5 years
Pope879.4 years
Garcia871.6 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (56%)
  • Electricity (43%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Businesses in Abernathy, TX

  • Dairy Queen: 1

Abernathy compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
There are 5 pilots and 5 other airmen in this city.
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