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Population in 2012: 6,083 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: -10.3%
 

Males: 3,683  (60.6%)
Females: 2,400  (39.4%)

Median resident age:  32.3 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 79201.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $39,068 (it was $26,536 in 2000)
Childress:

$39,068
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,620

Childress city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $48,955 (it was $43,700 in 2000)
Childress:

$48,955
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $66,583; Detached houses: $69,404; Mobile homes: $44,048

Median gross rent in 2012: $598.

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Childress races chart
  • White alone - 3,468 (56.8%)
  • Hispanic - 1,822 (29.8%)
  • Black alone - 680 (11.1%)
  • Two or more races - 57 (0.9%)
  • Asian alone - 46 (0.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 21 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 9 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 2 (0.03%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Childress: 79.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (13.9%), United States (13.4%), German (11.3%), English (6.1%), Scottish (3.3%), French (2.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 8.25 square miles.

Population density: 738 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Childress:

  • High school or higher: 85.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 9.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Childress city:

  • Never married: 32.4%
  • Now married: 50.1%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 3.6%
  • Divorced: 12.1%

306 residents are foreign born (0.7% Europe).

This city:  4.9%
Texas:  16.4%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Childress, Texas as of October 21, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Childress to the number of sex offenders is 1,014 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $866 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $943 (1.5%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lawton, OK (103.2 miles , pop. 92,757).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (168.6 miles , pop. 506,132).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (227.1 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: North River, TX (3.9 miles) , Estelline, TX (3.9 miles) , Goodlett, TX (4.3 miles) , Hollis, OK (5.0 miles ), Dodson, TX (5.1 miles) , Memphis, TX (5.3 miles ), Quanah, TX (5.3 miles ), Paducah, TX (5.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $74,100
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $34,000
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $13,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $70,000
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $120,000
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $95,500
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $93,100
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $182,500
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 34.42 N, Longitude: 100.21 W

Area code: 940

Childress household income distribution Childress home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Childress by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 103100000010
per 100,000 14.40.044.414.80.00.00.00.00.00.016.00.0
Robberies 222131006001
per 100,000 28.928.229.614.844.914.70.00.092.50.00.016.3
Assaults 111514112723262816221828
per 100,000 158.7211.9207.3163.1404.0338.6392.1431.0246.8340.4288.8455.4
Burglaries 392643465833304452382133
per 100,000 562.6367.2636.8682.2867.9485.8452.4677.2802.0588.0336.9536.7
Thefts 10010877679475576138324547
per 100,000 1442.61525.41140.2993.61406.61104.1859.6938.9586.1495.1722.0764.4
Auto thefts 111766107106234
per 100,000 158.714.1103.789.089.8147.2105.6153.992.530.948.165.1
Arson 025113000030
per 100,000 0.028.274.014.815.044.20.00.00.00.048.10.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 168.3144.4191.9149.4227.4168.7159.2191.0170.8136.9132.1176.2

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

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 13 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.79
Texas average:

1.95

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

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.5%
Texas:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,648 (+32.1%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Public administration (18%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (34%)
  • Public administration (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Cashiers (11%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)

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

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Tornado activity:

Childress-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 140% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/11/1982, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.9 miles away from the Childress city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/17/1970, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 39.6 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:

Childress-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/14/2008 at 03:07:28, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 97.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/2007 at 13:54:21, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, 2.7 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 7.0 miles away from Childress center
On 2/15/1997 at 09:08:55, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 43.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/23/1996 at 10:54:18, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 45.6 miles away from the city center
On 2/12/1997 at 23:53:10, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 52.7 miles away from Childress center
On 9/27/2007 at 15:21:02, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 72.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Childress County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 5

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

Birthplace of: Lou Dobbs - Columnist, Margaret A. Edwards - Educator, Hardy Brown - Football player, Clarence Booth - Football player, Red Barkley - Baseball player.


Hospitals/medical centers in Childress:

  • CHILDRESS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, 910 REAR OAK LANE)
  • CHILDRESS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER HOME HEALTH SERV (Home Health Center, 901 HIGHWAY 83 NORTH)
  • GREENBELT HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, 504 2ND STREET N E)
  • CHILDRESS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, HWY 83 NORTH)
  • CHILDRESS HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 1200 7TH ST NW)
  • CHILDRESS NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, 1200 7TH ST NW)
  • TURNER NURSING AND REHABILITATION LP (Nursing Home, 1610 AVE G NW)
  • TURNER NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 1610 AVE G NW)

Political contributions by individuals in Childress, TX

Airports and heliports located in Childress:


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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Childress:

  • Cameron University (about 103 miles; Lawton, OK; Full-time enrollment: 3,904)
  • West Texas A & M University (about 105 miles; Canyon, TX; FT enrollment: 5,251)
  • Midwestern State University (about 105 miles; Wichita Falls, TX; FT enrollment: 4,383)
  • Amarillo College (about 107 miles; Amarillo, TX; FT enrollment: 3,610)
  • Texas Tech University (about 112 miles; Lubbock, TX; FT enrollment: 25,860)
  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (about 112 miles; Lubbock, TX; FT enrollment: 2,626)
  • Southwestern Oklahoma State University (about 115 miles; Weatherford, OK; FT enrollment: 4,054)

Public high school in Childress:

Public elementary/middle schools in Childress:

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Library in Childress:

  • CHILDRESS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $64,891; Location: 117 AVE B NE; 18,311 books; 333 e-books; 1,264 audio materials; 751 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 7 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Childress: Childress County Heritage Museum (A), Childress City Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Childress include: Fairview United Pentecostal Church (A), Church of Christ Childress (B), Holy Angels Catholic Church (C), Saint John Baptist Church (D), Parkview Baptist Church (E), New Hope Baptist Church (F), Bible Baptist Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Lake Scott (A), Park Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Childress include: Fair Park (1), Fair Park Stadium (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Childress Inn (2220 Avenue F Northwest) (1), Budget Inn (1410 Avenue F Northwest) (2), Comfort Inn (1804 Avenue F Northwest) (3), Best Western Childress (1801 Avenue F Northwest) (4), Comfort Inn Childress (1804 Avenue F Northwest) (5). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Court: Texas-State - Texas Department Of Criminal Justice- Institutional Division- Roach (F M Road 164) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

 
Childress County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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

CHILDRESS MUNICIPAL WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 6624, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2003 and OCT-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-18-2004), St Compliance achieved (OCT-27-2004)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 16.8%
(15.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.4% for Black residents, 13.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 25.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  63.6%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.4%
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 Childress, TX

People in group quarters in Childress in 2010:

  • 1,326 people in state prisons
  • 58 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 34 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities

People in group quarters in Childress in 2000:

  • 1,652 people in state prisons
  • 86 people in nursing homes
  • 16 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

Childress compared to Texas state average:

Childress, Texas environmental map by EPA

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  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Banks with branches in Childress (2011 data):

  • First Bank and Trust of Childress: Gateway Branch at 2006 Ave. G. Nw, branch established on 2010/08/09; First Bank And Trust Of Childress at 301 North Main Street, branch established on 1909/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $76.4 mil, Deposits: $69.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Childress Bancshares, Inc.
  • First National Bank: Childress Branch at 501 Commerce, branch established on 1934/12/15. Info updated 2008/01/22: Bank assets: $750.4 mil, Deposits: $668.6 mil, headquarters in Waupaca, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Waupaca Bancorporation, Inc.
  • InterBank: Citzens National Bank Of Childress/B at 501 Avenue F, N.W., branch established on 1997/12/04. Info updated 2011/08/30: Bank assets: $1,842.7 mil, Deposits: $1,589.2 mil, headquarters in Oklahoma City, OK, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 33 total offices, Holding Company: Olney Bancshares Of Texas, Inc.
  • Wellington State Bank: Childress Branch at 2003 Avenue F Northwest, branch established on 1987/11/19. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $208.1 mil, Deposits: $189.5 mil, headquarters in Wellington, TX, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Wsb Bancshares, Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Childress, Texas:

  • Best Western Childress, 1805 Ave F NW, Childress, TX 79201 , Phone: (940) 934-6353
  • Comfort Inn, 1804 Ave F NW, Childress, TX 79201 , Phone: (940) 937-6363, Fax: (940) 937-6724
  • Quality Inn, 2008 Ave F NW, Childress, TX 79201 , Phone: (940) 937-3434, Fax: (940) 937-2270
  • Super 8 Motel, 411 Ave F Ne ( Hwy 287 ), Childress, TX 79201 , Phone: (940) 937-8825, Fax: (940) 937-8443
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites Childress, 3001 Ave F NW, Childress, TX 79201 , Phone: (940) 937-0900, Fax: (940) 937-9001
  • Hampton Inn & Suites, 400 Madison Ave, Childress, TX 79201 , Phone: (940) 937-6515, Fax: (940) 937-6040
  • Days Inn, 2220 Ave f NW, Childress, TX 79201 , Phone: (940) 937-0622, Fax: (940) 937-0833
All 7 fire-safe hotels and motels in Childress, Texas

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Childress travel time to work - commute


Childress mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (57%)
  • Electricity (39%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Other fuel (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Childress city (based on Childress County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 64.69%
Here64.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristCatholic ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Adherents62.4%15.1%9.5%6.7%2.9%
Congregations25.0%6.3%18.8%6.3%6.3%
NameAssemblies of GodPresbyterian Church (USA)International Pentecostal Holiness ChurchLutheran ChurchOther
Adherents1.2%1.1%0.6%0.3%0.1%
Congregations6.3%6.3%6.3%6.3%12.5%
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: 1
Childress County:

1.33 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Childress County:

6.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 13
Here:

17.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.0%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Childress County:

26.9%
Texas:

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

11.4%
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 1$2,613$31,3560$0
Other Government Administration 4$11,767$35,3010$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 3$1,320
Police Protection - Officers 7$19,583$33,5710$0
Police - Other 4$11,141$33,4230$0
Firefighters 7$16,399$28,1130$0
Streets and Highways 3$5,172$20,6880$0
Airports 1$2,398$28,7762$782
Health 1$1,545$18,5400$0
Solid Waste Management 5$11,090$26,6163$1,745
Sewerage 10$20,070$24,0840$0
Parks and Recreation 2$3,230$19,3801$746
Water Supply 7$12,290$21,0690$0
Totals for Government 52$117,298$27,0699$4,593


8.67% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,694 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.67%
Texas average:

8.37%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Lubbock County, TX  0.61% ($34,000 average AGI)
from Potter County, TX  0.56% ($25,545)
from Hall County, TX  0.51% ($26,000)


7.54% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,349 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.54%
Texas average:

7.44%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Strongest AM radio stations in Childress:

  • KCTX (1510 AM; daytime; 0 kW; CHILDRESS, TX; Owner: KENNETH PAUL HARRIS, SR.)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KGNC (710 AM; 10 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KCAF (990 AM; 10 kW; FARMERSVILLE, TX; Owner: RENAISSANCE RADIO, INC.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Childress:

  • KCTX-FM (96.1 FM; CHILDRESS, TX; Owner: KENNETH PAUL HARRIS, SR.)
  • K202CK (88.3 FM; CHILDRESS, TX; Owner: TOP OF TEXAS EDUC. B/CNG FOUNDATION)
  • KIXC-FM (100.9 FM; QUANAH, TX; Owner: KIXC-FM L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Childress:

  • K23DE (Channel 23; CHILDRESS, TX; Owner: RED RIVER VALLEY TRANSLATOR TV ASSN.)
  • K46CN (Channel 46; CHILDRESS, ETC., TX; Owner: RED RIVER VALLEY TRANSLATOR TV ASSN.)
  • K48DD (Channel 48; CHILDRESS, ETC., TX; Owner: RED RIVER VALLEY TRANSLATOR TV ASSN.)
  • K50CQ (Channel 50; CHILDRESS, TX; Owner: RED RIVER VALLEY TRANS. TV ASSN INC.)
  • K52DF (Channel 52; CHILDRESS, TX; Owner: RED RIVER VALLEY TRANSLATOR TV ASSN.)
  • K25CQ (Channel 25; CHILDRESS, TX; Owner: RED RIVER VALLEY TRANSLATOR TV ASSN.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Childress, Texas:
  • Fatal accident count: 16
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 25
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 4
  • Fatalities: 18
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 50
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Texas average:
  • Fatal accident count: 180
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 273
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 52
  • Fatalities: 197
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 468
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 26

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


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Childress)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 117 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Childress, TX)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Childress)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 20 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Childress)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4


Most common first names in Childress, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William7578.9 years
James7177.0 years
Mary7180.5 years
John6277.0 years
Robert3377.9 years
Willie3079.4 years
George2979.2 years
Ruby2580.9 years
Roy2370.7 years
Charles2075.7 years
Most common last names in Childress, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith5576.9 years
Jones5077.2 years
Johnson3472.4 years
Williams2676.5 years
Hill2680.3 years
King2376.3 years
Thomas1976.1 years
Brown1974.2 years
Moore1881.0 years
Howard1883.1 years
Businesses in Childress, TX
NameCountNameCount
Best Western1Pizza Hut1
Comfort Inn1Quality1
Days Inn1Rodeway Inn1
FedEx1SONIC Drive-In1
H&R Block1Super 81
Holiday Inn1True Value1
La-Z-Boy1U-Haul1
Lane Furniture1U.S. Cellular1
McDonald's1Walmart1

Childress on our top lists:

  • #5 on the list of "Top 100 cities with shortest commuting times (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of males (pop. 5,000+)"
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