Coahoma, Texas

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Population in 2013: 847 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -9.1%
 
Males: 344  (40.7%)
Females: 503  (59.3%)
Median resident age:  39.5 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 79511.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $46,742 (it was $35,962 in 2000)
Coahoma:

$46,742
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,466 (it was $14,013 in 2000)

Coahoma town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $56,929 (it was $38,100 in 2000)
Coahoma:

$56,929
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $75,062; Detached houses: $79,958; Mobile homes: $30,762

Median gross rent in 2012: $760.

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  • White alone - 567 (69.4%)
  • Hispanic - 239 (29.3%)
  • Black alone - 4 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (0.5%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (0.2%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.1%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Coahoma: 80.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (11.0%), United States (9.2%), Irish (9.1%), English (6.4%), French (5.7%), Scotch-Irish (2.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 2427 feet

Land area: 1.20 square miles.

Population density: 704 people per square mile   (low).

Coahoma,TX real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Coahoma:

  • High school or higher: 77.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 7.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Coahoma town:

  • Never married: 19.2%
  • Now married: 58.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 10.6%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

51 residents are foreign born

This town:  8.1%
Texas:  16.4%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Coahoma, Texas as of March 02, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Coahoma to the number of sex offenders is 277 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $788 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $464 (0.9%)

Coahoma satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Midland, TX (50.7 miles , pop. 94,996).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fort Worth, TX (233.6 miles , pop. 534,694).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (257.3 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: Sand Springs, TX (1.7 miles ), Big Spring, TX (3.3 miles ), Forsan, TX (3.7 miles ), Westbrook, TX (4.2 miles ), Lake Colorado City, TX (4.7 miles ), Colorado City, TX (5.2 miles ), Ackerly, TX (5.4 miles ), Fluvanna-Sharon Ridge, TX (5.4 miles ).

Latitude: 32.30 N, Longitude: 101.30 W

Area code: 432

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

5.0%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -197 (-17.4%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (27%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (12%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (35%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (18%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (11%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Coahoma, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Coahoma-area historical tornado activity is below Texas state average. It is 12% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/24/1957, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 33.1 miles away from the Coahoma town center injured one person and caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

On 5/24/1968, a category F3 tornado 38.8 miles away from the town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Coahoma-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 47% 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 59.7 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 185.3 miles away from Coahoma 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 105.0 miles away from the city center
On 12/19/2005 at 20:27:40, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.1 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 190.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/15/1995 at 14:33:29, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 184.0 miles away from Coahoma center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 292.8 miles away from the city 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 Howard County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 6, Hurricanes: 3, Flood: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Coahoma topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Coahoma:

  • COMANCHE FLATS (Hospital, about 9 miles away; BIG SPRING, TX)
  • FORDHAM HOME BIG SPRING (Hospital, about 9 miles away; BIG SPRING, TX)
  • FMC WEST TEXAS DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; BIG SPRING, TX)
  • MOUNTAIN VIEW LODGE (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; BIG SPRING, TX)
  • BIG SPRING CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; BIG SPRING, TX)
  • HALL BENNETT MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 11 miles away; BIG SPRING, TX)
  • SCENIC MOUNTAIN MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 11 miles away; BIG SPRING, TX)

Amtrak station near Coahoma:

  • 11 miles: BIG SPRING (GREYHOUND STA., 311 E. THIRD ST.) - Bus Station . Services: intercity bus service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Coahoma:

  • Howard College (about 10 miles; Big Spring, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,587)
  • Midland College (about 51 miles; Midland, TX; FT enrollment: 3,650)
  • The University of Texas of the Permian Basin (about 67 miles; Odessa, TX; FT enrollment: 2,982)
  • Odessa College (about 70 miles; Odessa, TX; FT enrollment: 3,107)
  • Angelo State University (about 77 miles; San Angelo, TX; FT enrollment: 6,019)
  • Abilene Christian University (about 94 miles; Abilene, TX; FT enrollment: 4,025)
  • Texas Tech University (about 95 miles; Lubbock, TX; FT enrollment: 29,251)

Public high school in Coahoma:

Public elementary/middle schools in Coahoma:

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

Howard County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 13.6%
(15.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 10.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 16.2% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  71.2%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.5%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Coahoma compared to Texas state average:

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

Banks with branches in Coahoma (2011 data):

  • Western Bank: at 500 West Broadway, branch established on 1909/01/01. Info updated 2009/06/01: Bank assets: $196.5 mil, Deposits: $174.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Western Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (57%)
  • Electricity (40%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Coahoma town (based on Howard County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 67.32%
Here: 67.3%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristChurch of the Nazarene
Adherents51.9%21.7%7.6%5.9%2.2%
Congregations41.4%6.9%8.6%15.5%1.7%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)Assemblies of GodLutheran ChurchOther
Adherents1.6%1.5%1.4%1.4%4.8%
Congregations3.4%1.7%3.4%1.7%15.5%
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: 3
Howard County:

0.93 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Howard County:

7.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 21
Here:

6.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.1%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Howard County:

28.4%
Texas:

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

10.2%
State:

15.7%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$2,882$34,5840$0
Other Government Administration 1$6,083$72,9960$0
Streets and Highways 2$4,896$29,3760$0
Water Supply 1$3,277$39,3240$0
Totals for Government 5$17,138$41,1310$0

6.68% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,971 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.68%
Texas average:

7.14%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Midland County, TX  0.63% ($46,762 average AGI)
from Lubbock County, TX  0.28% ($36,321)
from Tom Green County, TX  0.28% ($34,893)


7.08% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,362 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.08%
Texas average:

6.69%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Midland County, TX  0.74% ($44,176 average AGI)
to Tom Green County, TX  0.37% ($33,622)
to Tarrant County, TX  0.32% ($48,031)

Strongest AM radio stations in Coahoma:

  • 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)
  • KVMC (1320 AM; daytime; 1 kW; COLORADO CITY, TX; Owner: JIMLIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KWEL (1070 AM; daytime; 3 kW; MIDLAND, TX; Owner: FAUSTINO QUIROZ)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KGKL (960 AM; 5 kW; SAN ANGELO, TX; Owner: KGKL, INC.)
  • KFYO (790 AM; 5 kW; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Coahoma:

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

TV broadcast stations around Coahoma:

  • KWAB-TV (Channel 4; BIG SPRING, TX; Owner: MIDESSA TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • K46FO (Channel 46; BIG SPRING, TX; Owner: PRIME TIME CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K10HH (Channel 10; BIG SPRINGS, TX; Owner: ICA BROADCASTING I, LTD.)

Coahoma fatal accident list:

Aug 9, 1999 05:00 PM, I-20, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 7, Fatalities: 1
Oct 10, 1996 12:13 AM, N1ststreet, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 29
Total length: 925 meters (3,035ft)
Total costs: $6,880,000
Total average daily traffic: 367,420
Total average daily truck traffic: 18,353

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1910-1919: 1
  • 1920-1929: 0
  • 1930-1939: 0
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 0
  • 1960-1969: 13
  • 1970-1979: 5
  • 1980-1989: 4
  • 1990-1999: 1
  • 2000-2009: 5
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Coahoma, TX

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Coahoma)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 5 1/2 Mi E On I20 S 2 1/2 Mi E On Howard Field Rd (Lat: 32.289556 Lon: -101.209556), Structure height: 88 m, Call Sign: WNVI220
    Assigned Frequencies: 49.1200 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/27/2001, Expiration Date: 02/12/2011, Cancellation Date: 01/14/2011
    Registrant: Alon Usa, LP, 200 Refinery Road, Big Spring, TX 79720, Phone: (432) 264-5415, Fax: (432) 264-5425, Email:
  • 6 Mi Ne (Lat: 32.334000 Lon: -101.208722), Call Sign: WRQ528, Licensee ID: L00009124
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.471 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/22/2003, Expiration Date: 08/10/2013, Cancellation Date: 09/03/2010
    Registrant: Mobil Oil Telcom Ltd, Gsc-Gw3-366b, Houston, TX 77210-4934, Phone: (713) 431-4134, Fax: (713) 434-6036, Email:
  • 400 E Broadway (Lat: 32.294278 Lon: -101.302056), Structure height: 15 m, Call Sign: WSW523, Licensee ID: L00009124
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.7600 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/13/2005, Expiration Date: 08/08/2015, Cancellation Date: 07/07/2005
    Registrant: Mobil Oil Telcom Ltd, Room 1619 Fannin Building, Houston, TX 77210-4276, Phone: (713) 656-1827, Fax: (713) 656-1513, Email:
  • 5.2 Mi N (Lat: 32.364556 Lon: -101.326778), Call Sign: WNJR370, Licensee ID: L00265137
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.350 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/25/1998, Expiration Date: 01/25/2003, Cancellation Date: 09/20/2002, Certifier: R Dean Meiszer
    Registrant: Lb Tower Company LLC, 441 Vine Street, Suite 3900, Cincinnati, OH 45202-3011, Phone: (513) 381-7775, Fax: (513) 381-1292

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Coahoma)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7802T , Serial Number: 47402, Year manufactured: 1960
    Registrant (Individual): Carvin K Kellar, 103 Ash St, Coahoma, TX 79511

Most common first names in Coahoma, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1871.0 years
William1280.3 years
Mary1184.0 years
Robert876.6 years
John876.0 years
Ruth780.8 years
Mildred583.0 years
Roy568.2 years
Edward574.0 years
Samuel576.6 years
Most common last names in Coahoma, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith871.5 years
Reid876.7 years
Thomas675.3 years
Echols674.2 years
Baker573.2 years
Anderson568.2 years
Shafer576.0 years
King566.4 years
Read574.2 years
Shive579.4 years
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