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Population in 2012: 13,857 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +7.6%
 

Males: 6,286  (45.4%)
Females: 7,571  (54.6%)

Median resident age:  25.3 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 79015, 79016.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $39,634 (it was $32,361 in 2000)
Canyon:

$39,634
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,498

Canyon city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $131,906 (it was $84,800 in 2000)
Canyon:

$131,906
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $141,253; Detached houses: $147,905; Townhouses or other attached units: $128,302; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $51,974; Mobile homes: $31,426

Median gross rent in 2012: $711.

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  • White alone - 10,507 (78.1%)
  • Hispanic - 2,054 (15.3%)
  • Asian alone - 294 (2.2%)
  • Black alone - 262 (1.9%)
  • Two or more races - 262 (1.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 70 (0.5%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 3 (0.02%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Canyon: 85.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (20.7%), Irish (14.8%), English (9.0%), United States (6.0%), Scotch-Irish (2.5%), Scottish (1.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 3551 feet

Land area: 4.95 square miles.

Population density: 2,798 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Canyon:

  • High school or higher: 93.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 38.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.4%
  • Unemployed: 2.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Canyon city:

  • Never married: 39.7%
  • Now married: 46.1%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 3.6%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

596 residents are foreign born (1.8% Asia, 0.5% North America, 0.5% Europe).

This city:  4.4%
Texas:  16.4%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 40 registered sex offenders living in Canyon, Texas as of November 26, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Canyon to the number of sex offenders is 346 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,434 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,117 (1.6%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Amarillo, TX (15.9 miles , pop. 173,627).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (250.5 miles , pop. 506,132).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (331.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: North Randall, TX (2.5 miles) , Timbercreek Canyon, TX (2.8 miles ), Palisades, TX (3.0 miles ), Lake Tanglewood, TX (3.1 miles ), Amarillo, TX (4.0 miles ), Happy, TX (4.1 miles ), Bishop Hills, TX (4.4 miles ), Hereford, TX (5.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 41 buildings, average cost: $113,100
  • 1998: 33 buildings, average cost: $100,200
  • 1999: 14 buildings, average cost: $168,000
  • 2000: 19 buildings, average cost: $136,300
  • 2001: 23 buildings, average cost: $130,400
  • 2002: 36 buildings, average cost: $115,300
  • 2003: 23 buildings, average cost: $160,500
  • 2004: 26 buildings, average cost: $182,100
  • 2005: 25 buildings, average cost: $174,800
  • 2006: 27 buildings, average cost: $219,700
  • 2007: 18 buildings, average cost: $220,600
  • 2008: 22 buildings, average cost: $189,300
  • 2009: 35 buildings, average cost: $169,900
  • 2010: 57 buildings, average cost: $193,200
  • 2011: 45 buildings, average cost: $201,700
  • 2012: 53 buildings, average cost: $218,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 34.98 N, Longitude: 101.93 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -944 (-7.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,818 (41.5%)

Area code: 806

Canyon household income distribution Canyon home values distribution

Property values in Canyon, TX


 

Crime rates in Canyon by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000000001101
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.06.86.80.07.3
Rapes 9022110022132
per 100,000 68.70.014.915.27.67.50.00.014.113.56.822.114.5
Robberies 0004301001210
per 100,000 0.00.00.030.322.70.07.30.00.06.813.77.40.0
Assaults 88210112937991114
per 100,000 61.160.814.975.983.315.165.522.049.360.961.581.0101.6
Burglaries 21242920182916151519152423
per 100,000 160.4182.3215.6151.7136.3218.5116.5109.9105.6128.5102.5176.7167.0
Thefts 1741541781171471691281701021131028374
per 100,000 1329.21169.61323.6887.61113.21273.1932.21246.0718.2764.5697.0611.1537.3
Auto thefts 9539357574236
per 100,000 68.738.022.368.322.737.751.036.649.327.113.722.143.6
Arson 2002200020002
per 100,000 15.30.00.015.215.10.00.00.014.10.00.00.014.5
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 137.975.185.288.585.978.765.265.261.580.772.175.183.6

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Crime rate in Canyon detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 24 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.52
Texas average:

1.95

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Canyon, Texas accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.6%
Texas:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,452 (+12.7%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Educational services (30%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
  • Public administration (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (11%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Child care workers (6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Canyon-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 154% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/1970, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 32.0 miles away from the Canyon city center killed 16 people and injured 42 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/9/1982, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.7 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Canyon-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 68% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/17/2000 at 01:08:05, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 29.1 miles away from the city center
On 12/16/2000 at 22:08:54, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 30.0 miles away from Canyon center
On 10/14/2008 at 03:07:28, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 87.4 miles away from the city center
On 2/18/2006 at 05:49:41, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 48.5 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1996 at 06:43:46, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 57.9 miles away from Canyon center
On 9/24/2003 at 15:02:09, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 23.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Randall County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Fires: 3, Flood: 1, Tornado: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Christopher Yohmei Blasdel - Musician, Dalton Bell - Football player.


Hospitals/medical centers in Canyon:

  • HOSPICE OF CANYON (Hospital, 4 HOSPITAL DRIVE)
  • IDLEWOOD COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, 4 IDLEWOOD)
  • PALO DURO HOSPITAL (Hospital, P O BOX 359)
  • CANYON HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, 15 HOSPITAL DR)

Political contributions by individuals in Canyon, TX

Airports located in Canyon:


Local government website: www.canyon-tx.com

College/University in Canyon:

  • West Texas A & M University (Full-time enrollment: 5,251; Location: 2501 4th Ave; Public; Website: www.wtamu.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Canyon:

  • Amarillo College (about 16 miles; Amarillo, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,610)
  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (about 96 miles; Lubbock, TX; FT enrollment: 2,626)
  • Texas Tech University (about 97 miles; Lubbock, TX; FT enrollment: 25,860)
  • Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus (about 99 miles; Portales, NM; FT enrollment: 2,746)
  • South Plains College (about 101 miles; Levelland, TX; FT enrollment: 4,679)
  • Southwestern Oklahoma State University (about 186 miles; Weatherford, OK; FT enrollment: 4,054)
  • New Mexico Highlands University (about 191 miles; Las Vegas, NM; FT enrollment: 2,197)

Public high school in Canyon:

  • Canyon High School (Students: 1069; Location: 1701 23RD ST; Grades: 9-12; Our rating: 81)

Public elementary/middle schools in Canyon:

See full list of schools located in Canyon, School District: CANYON INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Canyon:

  • CANYON AREA LIBRARY (Operating income: $292,135; Location: 1501 3RD AVE; 45,553 books; 361 e-books; 3,334 audio materials; 2,298 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 4 other licensed databases; 74 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Canyon: L T Lester House (A), Canyon Fire Department Station 2 (B), Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum (C), Canyon Fire Department Station 1 (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Canyon include: Grace Baptist Church (A), First Baptist Church of Canyon (B), Presbyterian Church of Canyon (C), United Pentecostal Church of Canyon (D), Saint Paul Lutheran Church (E), Saint Georges Episcopal Church (F), Church of Christ - University (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Canyon include: Southeast Park (1), Conner Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Buffalo Inn of Canyon (300 23rd Street).

 
Randall 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
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AQI  PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 18.3. This is significantly better than average.
City:

18.3
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 5.59. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

5.59
U.S.:

9.59

Drinking water stations with addresses in Canyon and their reported violations in the past:

HIGH PLAINS BAPTIST CONFERENCE CENTER (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between APR-2004 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between MAR-2004 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Canyon that have no violations reported:

  • CANYON MUNICIPAL WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 12875, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_surface_water)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 22.0%
(20.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 24.3% for Black residents, 19.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 10.4% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 26.6% for other race residents, 35.5% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  56.4%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.4%
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: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Canyon, TX

People in group quarters in Canyon in 2010:

  • 1,201 people in college/university student housing
  • 66 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 14 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 7 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Canyon in 2000:

  • 1,103 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 157 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 60 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 30 people in nursing homes
  • 12 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Canyon compared to Texas state average:

Canyon, Texas environmental map by EPA

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  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.


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Arena or stadium:
  • First United Bank Center. West Texas A&M University.

Banks with branches in Canyon (2011 data):

  • First United Bank: Canyon Branch at 801 23rd Street, branch established on 2005/12/12. Info updated 2007/02/12: Bank assets: $1,081.2 mil, Deposits: $962.8 mil, headquarters in Dimmitt, TX, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 18 total offices, Holding Company: Plains Bancorp, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Canyon Branch at 2111 4th Ave, branch established on 1900/01/01. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Happy State Bank: Canyon Branch at 1908 4th Avenue, branch established on 1990/05/01. Info updated 2011/07/12: Bank assets: $1,840.0 mil, Deposits: $1,625.4 mil, headquarters in Happy, TX, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 29 total offices, Holding Company: Happy Bancshares, Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Canyon Branch at 1700 East 4th Avenue, branch established on 1967/02/18. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • First National Bank Texas: Canyon Banking Center - Rc 895 at 1701 North 23rd St., branch established on 2005/03/23. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $944.3 mil, Deposits: $815.9 mil, headquarters in Killeen, TX, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 250 total offices, Holding Company: First Community Bancshares, Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Canyon, Texas:

  • Hudspeth House Bed & Breakfast, 1905 4TH Ave, Canyon, TX 79015 , Phone: (806) 655-9800
  • Holiday Inn Express, 2901 Fourth Ave, Canyon, TX 79015 , Phone: (806) 655-4445, Fax: (806) 655-4445
  • Best Western Palo Duro Canyon Inn And Suites, 2801 4th Ave, Canyon, TX 79015 , Phone: (806) 655-1818, Fax: (806) 655-0204
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Canyon, Texas

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Canyon travel time to work - commute


Canyon mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (59%)
  • Electricity (39%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Canyon city (based on Randall County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 50.12%
Here50.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionChristian Churches and Churches of Christ Charismatic Churches IndependentUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of Christ
Adherents40.0%16.6%13.4%8.6%6.2%
Congregations26.2%7.7%1.5%7.7%10.8%
NameChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)LDS (Mormon) ChurchCatholic ChurchAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents3.4%2.5%1.7%1.3%6.2%
Congregations4.6%6.2%3.1%4.6%27.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Randall County:

0.53 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Randall County:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 41
Randall County:

3.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 51
Here:

4.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.6%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Randall County:

25.2%
Texas:

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

4.9%
State:

15.7%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4$13,612$40,8361$956
Other Government Administration 4$20,268$60,8040$0
Police Protection - Officers 19$65,276$41,2271$648
Police - Other 3$7,096$28,3840$0
Firefighters 4$15,484$46,4520$0
Fire - Other 1$2,502$30,0240$0
Streets and Highways 5$13,228$31,7472$2,848
Solid Waste Management 7$16,380$28,0800$0
Sewerage 4$13,906$41,7180$0
Parks and Recreation 3$10,080$40,3202$2,108
Water Supply 6$17,032$34,0641$840
Local Libraries 2$7,304$43,8249$2,952
Other and Unallocable 3$9,556$38,2241$1,194
Totals for Government 65$211,724$39,08817$11,546

Canyon government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,246,000 ($89.92)
    Water Utilities: $788,000 ($56.87)
    Regular Highways: $518,000 ($37.38)
    Solid Waste Management: $479,000 ($34.57)
    Fire Protection: $338,000 ($24.39)
    Parks & Recreation: $280,000 ($20.21)
    Sewerage: $255,000 ($18.40)
    Libraries: $96,000 ($6.93)
    General Public Buildings: $68,000 ($4.91)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $45,000 ($3.25)
    Financial Administration: $37,000 ($2.67)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $12,000 ($0.87)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Welfare: $83,000 ($5.99)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $413,000 ($29.80)
    Parks & Recreation: $333,000 ($24.03)
    Sewerage: $195,000 ($14.07)
    General Public Building: $140,000 ($10.10)
    Regular Highways: $127,000 ($9.17)
    Fire Protection: $121,000 ($8.73)
    Libraries: $89,000 ($6.42)
    Solid Waste Management: $65,000 ($4.69)
    Police Protection: $39,000 ($2.81)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,227,000 ($160.71)

Canyon government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $908,000 ($65.53)
    Sewerage: $790,000 ($57.01)
    Parks & Recreation: $13,000 ($0.94)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $67,000 ($4.84)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $69,000 ($4.98)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $626,000 ($45.18)
    Interest Earnings: $335,000 ($24.18)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,570,000 ($113.30)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $50,000 ($3.61)
  • Tax - Property: $1,350,000 ($97.42)
    Total General Sales: $635,000 ($45.83)
    NEC: $25,000 ($1.80)

Canyon government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $245,000 ($17.68)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $245,000 ($17.68)

Canyon government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $5,000,000 ($360.83)

11.44% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($38,353 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.44%
Texas average:

8.37%

0.20% of residents moved from foreign countries ($163 average AGI)
Randall County:

0.20%
Texas average:

0.20%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Potter County, TX  4.98% ($34,113 average AGI)
from Lubbock County, TX  0.35% ($37,086)
from Hutchinson County, TX  0.25% ($35,283)


10.61% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,147 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.61%
Texas average:

7.44%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($193 average AGI)
Randall County:

0.04%
Texas average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Potter County, TX  4.66% ($31,943 average AGI)
to Lubbock County, TX  0.40% ($33,813)
to Tarrant County, TX  0.23% ($45,233)

Strongest AM radio stations in Canyon:

  • KZRK (1550 AM; 1 kW; CANYON, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KPUR (1440 AM; 5 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KIXZ (940 AM; 5 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTNZ (1010 AM; 5 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • 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)
  • KZIP (1310 AM; 1 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: DEL NORTE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KIJN (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FARWELL, TX; Owner: METROPOLITIAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KVOP (1090 AM; 5 kW; PLAINVIEW, TX; Owner: EQUICOM, INC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Canyon:

  • KWTS (91.1 FM; CANYON, TX; Owner: WEST TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY)
  • KPUR-FM (107.1 FM; CANYON, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KXGL (100.9 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: FEUER/MCCORD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KGNC-FM (97.9 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KMXJ-FM (94.1 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KZRK-FM (107.9 FM; CANYON, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KACV-FM (89.9 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: AMARILLO JUNIOR COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KBZD (99.7 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KPRF (98.7 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KATP (101.9 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KQIZ-FM (93.1 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KMML-FM (96.9 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBTE (104.9 FM; TULIA, TX; Owner: DOVE MEDIA, INC.)
  • KQFX (104.3 FM; BORGER, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KXRI (91.9 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KAEZ (105.7 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: KXOJ, INC.)
  • KXLV (89.1 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KJRT (88.3 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: TOP O' TEXAS ED B/CASTING FOUNDATION)
  • KJNZ (103.5 FM; HEREFORD, TX; Owner: TAHOKA RADIO, LLC)
  • KRGN (103.1 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Canyon:

  • KACV-TV (Channel 2; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: AMARILLO JUNIOR COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KVII-TV (Channel 7; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: NVG-AMARILLO, LLC)
  • KFDA-TV (Channel 10; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: PANHANDLE TELECASTING CO.)
  • KCIT (Channel 14; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING OF AMARILLO LICENSE, INC.)
  • KAMR-TV (Channel 4; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: QUORUM OF AMARILLO LICENSE, LLC)
  • KEAT-LP (Channel 22; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: KUVN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • K25GI (Channel 25; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • KTMO-LP (Channel 36; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: ADELANTE TELEVISION LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • K56DF (Channel 56; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: SPECTRUM MEDIA)
  • KCPN-LP (Channel 33; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING OF AMARILLO LICENSE, INC.)
  • KAMT-LP (Channel 31; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KTXD-LP (Channel 43; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Canyon fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Canyon)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 150 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Canyon, TX)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 37 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 63 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Canyon)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 50 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Canyon)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED45$119,26143$112,87894$109,42116$28,5252$888,41523$88,4460$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$73,8758$92,18313$110,4941$2,2500$04$62,1550$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$137,8253$112,21720$98,8207$17,9840$02$116,4151$136,470
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$99,5831$175,33016$105,6921$43,6600$01$90,3400$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$04$98,2700$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0217.01 , 0218.01, 0218.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED7$105,8969$134,4391$47,440
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$91,7230$01$45,050
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$47,4001$97,9101$46,980
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$48,1900$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0217.01 , 0218.01, 0218.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 105
  • Hazardous Condition: 47
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Canyon


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Canyon, TX

Most common first names in Canyon, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John6475.6 years
Mary5281.3 years
James5076.0 years
William4974.5 years
Robert3972.5 years
George3080.9 years
Charles2975.8 years
Ruth2978.2 years
Thomas2478.9 years
Joe1875.9 years
Most common last names in Canyon, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Davis2875.3 years
Miller2679.4 years
Smith2478.1 years
Moore2383.8 years
Brown2080.8 years
Williams1674.0 years
Johnson1671.2 years
Foster1675.4 years
Allen1479.3 years
Taylor1479.3 years
Businesses in Canyon, TX
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Pizza Hut1
Best Western1Quiznos1
Chick-Fil-A1SONIC Drive-In1
Domino's Pizza1Subway2
FedEx2Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Holiday Inn1UPS2
Knights Inn1Walmart1
MasterBrand Cabinets1Wendy's1
McDonald's1
Cost of Living Calculator
Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • William C. Pratt (7)
  • Alan Nicholson (4)
  • Jeff King (3)
  • Robert Clarence Mills (2)
  • Kevin Q. Owen (2)
  • John T. Haynes (2)
  • Eddie Willburn (1)
  • Charles Glen Franks (1)
  • Jerry Corman (1)
  • David Boysen (1)

Total of 42 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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