Ackerly, Texas

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Population in 2013: 227 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -7.3%
 
Males: 114  (50.3%)
Females: 113  (49.7%)
Median resident age:  28.3 years
Texas median age:  34.0 years

Zip codes: 79713.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $59,358 (it was $27,222 in 2000)
Ackerly:

$59,358
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $22,695 (it was $12,081 in 2000)

Ackerly city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $54,582 (it was $48,300 in 2000)
Ackerly:

$54,582
TX:

$132,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $59,022; Detached houses: $59,150
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  • Races in Ackerly, TX (2010)

    Ackerly races chart
    • 10949.5%White alone
    • 10849.1%Hispanic
    • 31.4%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Ackerly: 78.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (20.7%), Irish (11.0%), Scottish (4.8%), English (3.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 0.31 square miles.

Population density: 734 people per square mile   (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Ackerly:

  • High school or higher: 48.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 9.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ackerly city:

  • Never married: 18.9%
  • Now married: 72.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

43 residents are foreign born (29.7% Latin America).

This city:

29.7%
Texas:

16.5%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Ackerly, Texas as of August 29, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Ackerly to the number of sex offenders is 220 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $291 (0.5%)

Ackerly satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Midland, TX (42.5 miles , pop. 94,996).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fort Worth, TX (255.6 miles , pop. 534,694).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (285.0 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: Los Ybanez, TX (4.2 miles) , Tarzan-Lenorah, TX (4.4 miles ), Lamesa, TX (4.5 miles ), Gail, TX (4.8 miles ), Big Spring, TX (4.9 miles ), Sand Springs, TX (5.2 miles ), Stanton, TX (5.3 miles ), Coahoma, TX (5.4 miles ).

Latitude: 32.53 N, Longitude: 101.71 W

Area code: 432

Ackerly household income distribution Ackerly home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.8%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +4 (+1.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (58%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (16%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (2%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Educational services (33%)
  • Other services, except public administration (33%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (50%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Community and social service occupations (2%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (47%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (33%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)

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

Average climate in Ackerly, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Ackerly-area historical tornado activity is below Texas state average. It is 7% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/24/1957, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.9 miles away from the Ackerly city center injured one person and caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

On 5/7/1991, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 3.7 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ackerly-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 38% 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 65.3 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 183.5 miles away from Ackerly 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 82.0 miles away from the city center
On 12/19/2005 at 20:27:40, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.1 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 165.3 miles away from the city center
On 5/23/2004 at 09:22:05, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 166.3 miles away from Ackerly center
On 3/14/1999 at 22:43:17, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MD, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 170.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Dawson County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Fires: 3, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ackerly topographic map

Airports located in Ackerly:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ackerly:

  • Howard College (about 25 miles; Big Spring, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,587)
  • Midland College (about 42 miles; Midland, TX; FT enrollment: 3,650)
  • The University of Texas of the Permian Basin (about 57 miles; Odessa, TX; FT enrollment: 2,982)
  • Odessa College (about 61 miles; Odessa, TX; FT enrollment: 3,107)
  • Texas Tech University (about 74 miles; Lubbock, TX; FT enrollment: 29,251)
  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (about 75 miles; Lubbock, TX; FT enrollment: 3,269)
  • South Plains College (about 82 miles; Levelland, TX; FT enrollment: 7,007)

Public high school in Ackerly:

  • Sands Cisd School (Students: 224; Location: 101 FIRST ST; Grades: EE-12; Our rating: 75)

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Notable location: Ackerly Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Dawson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.3%
(33.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This city:  3.2 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  78.3%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.3%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Ackerly compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

23.2
Texas average:

14.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (61%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (15%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (11%)
  • Other fuel (9%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Ackerly city (based on Dawson County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,80830
Catholic2,0682
Mainline Protestant8845
Black Protestant371
Other61
None4,030-
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: 2
Dawson County:

1.45 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Dawson County:

0.73 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Dawson County:

2.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Here:

5.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.6%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Dawson County:

27.9%
Texas:

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

12.7%
State:

15.7%
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

5.68% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,211 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.68%
Texas average:

7.14%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Lubbock County, TX  0.97% ($29,179 average AGI)
from Midland County, TX  0.57% ($23,870)
from Howard County, TX  0.42% ($30,824)


7.00% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,667 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.00%
Texas average:

6.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Lubbock County, TX  1.43% ($37,224 average AGI)
to Midland County, TX  0.91% ($34,486)
to Howard County, TX  0.44% ($27,667)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ackerly:

  • KCRS (550 AM; 5 kW; MIDLAND, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KFYO (790 AM; 5 kW; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBST (1490 AM; 1 kW; BIG SPRING, TX; Owner: EQUICOM, INC.)
  • KWEL (1070 AM; daytime; 3 kW; MIDLAND, TX; Owner: FAUSTINO QUIROZ)
  • KBYG (1400 AM; 1 kW; BIG SPRING, TX; Owner: DREW BALLARD)
  • KPET (690 AM; 0 kW; LAMESA, TX; Owner: KPET, INC.)
  • KJTV (950 AM; 5 kW; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KMND (1510 AM; daytime; 2 kW; MIDLAND, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ackerly:

  • KTXC (104.7 FM; LAMESA, TX; Owner: MIDESSA BROADCASTING LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBTS (94.3 FM; BIG SPRING, TX; Owner: EQUICOM, INC.)
  • KYMI (98.5 FM; LOS YBANEZ, TX; Owner: ISRAEL G. YBANEZ)
  • KBST-FM (95.7 FM; BIG SPRING, TX; Owner: EQUICOM, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Ackerly:

  • KLBK-TV (Channel 13; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: QUORUM OF TEXAS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KPTR-LP (Channel 47; LAMESA, TX; Owner: PRIME TIME CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KJTV-TV (Channel 34; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • KMID (Channel 2; MIDLAND, TX; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF MIDLAND-ODESSA, L.L.C.)
  • KPEJ (Channel 24; ODESSA, TX; Owner: COMCORP OF TEXAS LICENSE CORP.)
  • KWAB-TV (Channel 4; BIG SPRING, TX; Owner: MIDESSA TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • K46FO (Channel 46; BIG SPRING, TX; Owner: PRIME TIME CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)

Ackerly fatal accident list:

Nov 13, 1993 07:54 PM, Fm2212, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 4 Mi Sw (Lat: 32.525667 Lon: -101.764028), Structure height: 9 m, Call Sign: WNNU318, Licensee ID: L00031083
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.200 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/12/1999, Expiration Date: 05/12/2004, Cancellation Date: 05/14/2002
    Registrant: Conoco Communications Inc, Ponca City, OK 74603, Phone: (915) 686-6508

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KC5KES, Licensee ID: L00474280
    Grant Date: 07/29/2004, Expiration Date: 10/18/2014, Certifier: Kevin D Cave
    Registrant: Kevin D Cave, 4545 State Hwy 137, Ackerly, TX 79713
  • Call Sign: KK5OR, Licensee ID: L00616242
    Grant Date: 03/13/2013, Expiration Date: 05/11/2023, Certifier: Jon C Cave
    Registrant: Jon C Cave, 4631 N Fm 2002, Ackerly, TX 79713
  • Call Sign: KF5KUE, Licensee ID: L01633310
    Grant Date: 04/21/2011, Expiration Date: 04/21/2021, Certifier: Kati J Riggins
    Registrant: Kati J Riggins, 4601 N Fm 26, Ackerly, TX 79713

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: MCDONNELL DOUGLAS HELICOPTER 369E (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ALLISON 250-C20 SER (420 HP) (Turbo-shaft)
    N-Number: 1607Z , Serial Number: 0451E, Year manufactured: 1991, Airworthiness Date: 04/03/1991
    Registrant (Partnership): J Coleman And Son V, Po Box 178, Ackerly, TX 79713
  • Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT BF (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 23895 , Serial Number: 1530, Year manufactured: 1939
    Registrant (Individual): Conrad F Stokes, Box 146, Ackerly, TX 79713
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 210C (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 141 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR I0-470 SERIES (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3719Y , Serial Number: 21058219, Year manufactured: 1963, Airworthiness Date: 09/28/1963
    Registrant (Individual): Marion Lea Snell, 3108 County Rd W, Ackerly, TX 79713
  • Aircraft: BEECH C90A (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 9, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P&W PT6A SER (750 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 611CR , Serial Number: LJ-1234, Year manufactured: 1990, Airworthiness Date: 03/19/1990
    Registrant (Partnership): J Coleman And Son V, Po Box 178, Ackerly, TX 79713

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3
Most common first names in Ackerly, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William773.4 years
James675.5 years
Robert583.0 years
Fred478.5 years
George486.7 years
Bonnie474.0 years
Frank371.6 years
May389.7 years
Walter379.0 years
Clara285.5 years
Most common last names in Ackerly, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Burns677.5 years
Shortes676.1 years
Gomez570.0 years
Bowlin582.0 years
Coleman589.6 years
Oaks582.4 years
Maholly462.0 years
Webb473.0 years
Acosta382.0 years
Adams369.3 years
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