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Population (year 2000): 2,605
Males: 1,320  (50.7%)
Females: 1,285  (49.3%)
Median resident age:  40.6 years
Texas median age:  32.3 years

Estimated median household income in 2005: $35,400 (it was $32,537 in 2000)
Big Spring North  $35,400
Texas:  $42,139

Estimated median house/condo value in 2005: $51,900 (it was $43,900 in 2000)
Big Spring North  $51,900
Texas:  $106,000

Big Spring North, TX residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Big Spring North:

  • White Non-Hispanic (87.4%)
  • Hispanic (21.7%)
  • Other race (10.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • Black (0.6%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Land area: 398.4 square miles.

Population density: 6.5 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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  • Never married: 460.0%
  • Now married: 1414.0%
  • Separated: 61.0%
  • Widowed: 127.0%
  • Divorced: 101.0%

0 residents are foreign born

This place:  0.0%
Texas:  13.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Big Spring North:  1.0% ($438)
Texas:  1.7% ($1,393)


Big Spring North satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Midland, TX (47.6 miles , pop. 94,996).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: San Antonio, TX (287.8 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: Big Spring, TX (8.4 miles ), Coahoma, TX (14.5 miles ), Ackerly, TX (18.3 miles ), Forsan, TX (19.9 miles ), Gail South, TX (21.0 miles ), Stanton, TX (25.3 miles ), Lamesa Southeast, TX (27.2 miles ), Garden City North, TX (28.2 miles ).

Latitude: 32.36 N, Longitude: 101.51 W




Most common industries for males:



  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (26%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Mining (9%)
  • Health care (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Utilities (6%)
  • Plastics and rubber products (4%)


Most common industries for females:



  • Health care (21%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Repair and maintenance (4%)


Most common occupations for males



  • Farmers and farm managers (11%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Extraction workers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)


Most common occupations for females



  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Business operations specialists (6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)


Big Spring North-area historical tornado activity is below Texas state average. It is 3% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/24/1957, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 25.2 miles away from the Big Spring North place center injured one person and caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

On 6/20/1964, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 13.7 miles away from the place center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Big Spring North:
  • SCENIC MOUNTAIN MEDICAL CENTER (about 11 miles; BIG SPRING, TX)
  • BIG SPRING STATE HOSPITAL (about 11 miles; BIG SPRING, TX)
  • MARTIN COUNTY HOSPITAL DISTRICT (about 29 miles; STANTON, TX)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Big Spring North:
  • MIDLAND INTERNATIONAL (about 57 miles; MIDLAND, TX; ID: MAF)
  • LUBBOCK INTL (about 92 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; ID: LBB)
  • SAN ANGELO REGIONAL/MATHIS FIELD (about 100 miles; SAN ANGELO, TX; ID: SJT)
Other public-use airports nearest to Big Spring North:
  • BIG SPRING MC MAHON-WRINKLE (about 12 miles; BIG SPRING, TX; ID: BPG)
  • STANTON MUNI (about 26 miles; STANTON, TX; ID: 63F)
  • LAMESA MUNI (about 39 miles; LAMESA, TX; ID: 2F5)

Amtrak station near Big Spring North:
  • 8 miles: BIG SPRING (GREYHOUND STA., 311 E. THIRD ST.) - Bus Station. Services: intercity bus service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Big Spring North:
  • MIDLAND COLLEGE (about 47 miles; MIDLAND, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,800)
  • ODESSA COLLEGE (about 74 miles; ODESSA, TX; FT enrollment: 2,555)
  • ANGELO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 88 miles; SAN ANGELO, TX; FT enrollment: 5,477)
  • TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY (about 89 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; FT enrollment: 22,439)
  • SOUTH PLAINS COLLEGE (about 107 miles; LEVELLAND, TX; FT enrollment: 3,851)
  • HARDIN-SIMMONS UNIVERSITY (about 123 miles; Abilene, TX; FT enrollment: 2,026)
  • ABILENE CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY (about 125 miles; ABILENE, TX; FT enrollment: 4,380)

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Notable location: Morgan Creek Pumping Station (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Big Spring North: Prairie View Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Vincent Cemetery (1), Vealmoor Cemetery (2), Mount Olive Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Round Tank (A), Hillside Tank (B), House Tanks (C), South Pasture Tanks (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
Texas:  2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  59.8%
Whole state:  71.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  3.3%
Whole state:  4.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 1999:
This place:  13.6%
Whole state:  15.4%

Residents with income below the 50% of the poverty level in 1999:
This place:  6.4%
Whole state:  6.7%

Big Spring North compared to Texas state average:
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Strongest AM radio stations in Big Spring North:
  • KBST (1490 AM; 1 kW; BIG SPRING, TX; Owner: EQUICOM, INC.)
  • KBYG (1400 AM; 1 kW; BIG SPRING, TX; Owner: DREW BALLARD)
  • KCRS (550 AM; 5 kW; MIDLAND, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KWEL (1070 AM; daytime; 3 kW; MIDLAND, TX; Owner: FAUSTINO QUIROZ)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFYO (790 AM; 5 kW; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMND (1510 AM; daytime; 2 kW; MIDLAND, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KJTV (950 AM; 5 kW; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Big Spring North:
  • KBTS (94.3 FM; BIG SPRING, TX; Owner: EQUICOM, INC.)
  • KBST-FM (95.7 FM; BIG SPRING, TX; Owner: EQUICOM, INC.)
  • KTXC (104.7 FM; LAMESA, TX; Owner: MIDESSA BROADCASTING LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBCX (91.5 FM; BIG SPRING, TX; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Big Spring North:
  • KWAB-TV (Channel 4; BIG SPRING, TX; Owner: MIDESSA TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • K46FO (Channel 46; BIG SPRING, TX; Owner: PRIME TIME CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLBK-TV (Channel 13; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: QUORUM OF TEXAS LICENSE, LLC)
  • K10HH (Channel 10; BIG SPRINGS, TX; Owner: ICA BROADCASTING I, LTD.)

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