Childress, Texas

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Population in 2017: 6,076 (97% urban, 3% rural).
Population change since 2000: -10.4%
 
Males: 3,513  (57.8%)
Females: 2,563  (42.2%)
Median resident age:

32.5 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 79201.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $39,349 (it was $26,536 in 2000)
Childress:

$39,349
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $17,621 (it was $11,708 in 2000)

Childress city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $96,724 (it was $43,700 in 2000)
Childress:

$96,724
TX:

$172,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $80,914; detached houses: $82,298; mobile homes: $71,505

Median gross rent in 2017: $804.

March 2019 cost of living index in Childress: 79.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 26.0%
(23.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.6% for Black residents, 45.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 42.1% for other race residents, 33.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Childress, TX (2017)
    • 3,96061.9%White alone
    • 1,32720.7%Hispanic
    • 5067.9%Black alone
    • 2694.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 1091.7%Asian alone
    • 741.2%American Indian alone
    • 611.0%Two or more races

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



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 13 registered sex offenders living in Childress, Texas as of July 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Childress is 484 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Childress by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(44.9)
1
(14.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
6
(92.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
27
(404.0)
23
(338.6)
26
(392.1)
28
(431.0)
16
(246.8)
22
(340.4)
18
(288.8)
28
(455.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
58
(867.9)
33
(485.8)
30
(452.4)
44
(677.2)
52
(802.0)
38
(588.0)
21
(336.9)
33
(536.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
94
(1,407)
75
(1,104)
57
(859.6)
61
(938.9)
38
(586.1)
32
(495.1)
45
(722.0)
47
(764.4)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
6
(89.8)
10
(147.2)
7
(105.6)
10
(153.9)
6
(92.5)
2
(30.9)
3
(48.1)
4
(65.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(15.0)
3
(44.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(48.1)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)218.5162.1152.9183.5164.1131.5126.9169.3

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Childress, TX

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:

2.08
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Ancestries: American (13.5%), German (6.3%), French (2.9%), Irish (2.6%), Scotch-Irish (2.4%), Italian (2.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 8.25 square miles.

Population density: 737 people per square mile   (low).

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312 residents are foreign born (3.4% Latin America).

This city:

4.9%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,436 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $897 (1.0%)

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 )

Latitude: 34.42 N, Longitude: 100.21 W

Area code: 940

Distribution of median household income in Childress, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in Childress, TX in 2017
Childress satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $74,100
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $34,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $13,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $70,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $120,000
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $95,500
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $93,100
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $182,500
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $125,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Childress, TX residents
Average permit cost in Childress, TX
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.6%
Texas:

3.5%
Historical population in Childress, TX
Historical housing units in Childress, TX

Population change in the 1990s: +1,648 (+32.1%).
Most common industries in Childress, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (14.7%)
  • Educational services (10.9%)
  • Health care (10.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (9.4%)
  • Construction (7.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (21.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (17.4%)
  • Construction (13.2%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.5%)
  • Utilities (4.0%)
  • Educational services (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (17.6%)
  • Health care (17.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.8%)
  • Public administration (7.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.3%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.9%)
  • Private households (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Childress, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Cashiers (5.8%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (10.2%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (7.8%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (10.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.0%)
  • Registered nurses (5.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.6%)

Average climate in Childress, Texas

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Tornado activity:

Childress-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 62% 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 above Texas state average. It is 55% 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 101.6 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 340.8 miles away from the city 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 220.7 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 146.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/28/1998 at 14:13:01, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 105.3 miles away from Childress center
On 1/18/1995 at 15:51:39, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 151.0 miles away from Childress 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 Childress County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 5

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

Hospitals and medical centers in Childress:

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

Airports and heliports located in Childress:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Childress:

  • Western Oklahoma State College (about 53 miles; Altus, OK; Full-time enrollment: 2,054)
  • Vernon College (about 55 miles; Vernon, TX; FT enrollment: 2,216)
  • Wayland Baptist University (about 89 miles; Plainview, TX; FT enrollment: 5,526)
  • Cameron University (about 103 miles; Lawton, OK; FT enrollment: 4,695)
  • West Texas A & M University (about 105 miles; Canyon, TX; FT enrollment: 6,820)
  • Midwestern State University (about 105 miles; Wichita Falls, TX; FT enrollment: 4,901)
  • Amarillo College (about 107 miles; Amarillo, TX; FT enrollment: 6,622)

Public high school in Childress:

  • CHILDRESS H S (Students: 249, Location: 800 AVE J N W, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Childress:

  • CHILDRESS EL (Students: 561, Location: 300 3RD ST S E, Grades: PK-5)
  • CHILDRESS J H (Students: 317, Location: 700 COMMERCE ST, Grades: 6-8)
See full list of schools located in Childress

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

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

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

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)

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.

For population 15 years and over in Childress:

Marital status in Childress, TX
  • Never married: 35.2%
  • Now married: 42.1%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 14.0%

For population 25 years and over in Childress:

  • High school or higher: 85.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 9.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.3
Texas average:

14.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Childress
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Religion statistics for Childress, TX (based on Childress County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,80911
Mainline Protestant7433
Catholic2101
Black Protestant1801
Other1-
None4,098-
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: 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
This county:

17.29 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

9.0%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

26.9%
State:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Childress County:

11.4%
Texas:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.3%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Childress:

45.6%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Childress:

28.7
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Childress:

20.0%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Childress:

10.1%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

32.5%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
Childress:

56.0%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.8%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Childress, 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
Sewerage 12$34,795$34,7950$0
Water Supply 8$21,307$31,9610$0
Police Protection - Officers 8$33,950$50,9250$0
Firefighters 8$28,430$42,6450$0
Solid Waste Management 6$19,226$38,4525$4,092
Other Government Administration 5$20,400$48,9600$0
Police - Other 5$19,315$46,3560$0
Streets and Highways 4$8,967$26,9010$0
Parks and Recreation 2$5,600$33,6002$1,749
Health 1$2,679$32,1480$0
Financial Administration 1$4,530$54,3600$0
Airports 1$4,157$49,8844$1,834
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 5$3,095
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 61$203,356$40,00416$10,770

Childress government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $733,000 ($120.64)
    Sewerage: $96,000 ($15.80)
    Housing and Community Development: $20,000 ($3.29)
    Air Transportation: $6,000 ($0.99)
    Natural Resources - Other: $5,000 ($0.82)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $1,466,000 ($241.28)
    Police Protection: $758,000 ($124.75)
    Regular Highways: $605,000 ($99.57)
    Sewerage: $524,000 ($86.24)
    Solid Waste Management: $464,000 ($76.37)
    Local Fire Protection: $444,000 ($73.07)
    Air Transportation: $368,000 ($60.57)
    Parks and Recreation: $329,000 ($54.15)
    Central Staff Services: $198,000 ($32.59)
    Financial Administration: $134,000 ($22.05)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $101,000 ($16.62)
    General Public Buildings: $61,000 ($10.04)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $49,000 ($8.06)
    Libraries: $38,000 ($6.25)
    Health - Other: $10,000 ($1.65)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $9,000 ($1.48)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $100,000 ($16.46)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $46,000 ($7.57)
    Water Utilities: $39,000 ($6.42)
    Local Fire Protection: $32,000 ($5.27)
    Police Protection: $26,000 ($4.28)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,759,000 ($289.50)

Childress government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $652,000 ($107.31)
    Solid Waste Management: $548,000 ($90.19)
    Air Transportation: $301,000 ($49.54)
    Parks and Recreation: $31,000 ($5.10)
    Parking Facilities: $2,000 ($0.33)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $10,000 ($1.65)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $661,000 ($108.79)
    Rents: $49,000 ($8.06)
    Fines and Forfeits: $24,000 ($3.95)
    Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($1.15)
    Special Assessments: $5,000 ($0.82)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,614,000 ($265.64)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $393,000 ($64.68)
    Sewerage: $279,000 ($45.92)
    Housing and Community Development: $20,000 ($3.29)
    General Local Government Support: $2,000 ($0.33)
  • Tax - Property: $781,000 ($128.54)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $665,000 ($109.45)
    Public Utilities Sales: $41,000 ($6.75)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $33,000 ($5.43)

Childress government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,215,000 ($199.97)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $920,000 ($151.42)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $295,000 ($48.55)

Childress government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,226,000 ($201.78)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $51,000 ($8.39)

5.40% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($26,064 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.40%
Texas average:

7.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.
Businesses in Childress, TX
NameCountNameCount
Best Western1Pizza Hut1
Comfort Inn1Quality1
Days Inn1Rodeway Inn1
FedEx1SONIC Drive-In1
H&R Block1Super 81
Hilton1True Value1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul1
La-Z-Boy1U.S. Cellular1
Lane Furniture1Walmart1
McDonald's1

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.)
Childress fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Childress fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 27Number of bridges
  • 180ft / 55.2mTotal length
  • $694,000Total costs
  • 74,645Total average daily traffic
  • 22,318Total average daily truck traffic
  • 103,335Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Childress, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 81930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 41960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 11990-1999
  • 72000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Childress, TX
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Childress)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 172 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Childress, TX)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 17 (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: 50 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Childress)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 22 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Childress)

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Childress, Texas:

  • Comfort Inn, 1804 Ave F NW, Childress, Texas 79201 , Phone: (940) 937-6363, Fax: (940) 937-6724
  • Quality Inn, 2008 Ave F NW, Childress, Texas 79201 , Phone: (940) 937-3434, Fax: (940) 937-2270
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites Childress, 3001 Ave F NW, Childress, Texas 79201 , Phone: (940) 937-0900, Fax: (940) 937-9001
  • Hampton Inn & Suites, 400 Madison Ave, Childress, Texas 79201 , Phone: (940) 937-6515, Fax: (940) 937-6040
  • Days Inn, 2220 Ave f NW, Childress, Texas 79201 , Phone: (940) 937-0622, Fax: (940) 937-0833
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Childress, Texas
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Childress, TX
  • 58.9%Utility gas
  • 41.1%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Childress, TX
  • 49.6%Utility gas
  • 44.3%Electricity
  • 6.0%Wood


Childress compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Childress on our top lists:

  • #11 on the list of "Top 100 cities with shortest commuting times (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: community and social service occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 100 cities with lowest ratio of median house value to median household income (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: law enforcement workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: other services, except public administration (population 5,000+)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: healthcare support occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest positive percentage difference between never married males and females (15+ years) (with at least 1,000 males never married)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in state prisons (population 1,000+)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of males (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #80 (79201) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Scottish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
There are 12 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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