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Population in 2012: 350 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -15.3%
 

Males: 168  (48.2%)
Females: 182  (51.8%)

Median resident age:  45.2 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 79837.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $28,467 (it was $19,602 in 2000)
Dell City:

$28,467
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,342

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $41,283 (it was $24,200 in 2000)
Dell City:

$41,283
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $51,157; Detached houses: $62,843; Mobile homes: $35,118

Median gross rent in 2012: $525.

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Dell City races chart
  • Hispanic - 242 (66.3%)
  • White alone - 106 (29.0%)
  • Two or more races - 8 (2.2%)
  • Black alone - 6 (1.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 3 (0.8%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Dell City: 79.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (19.7%), United States (18.1%), Irish (4.7%), French (3.1%), Russian (1.6%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 3698 feet

Land area: 1.65 square miles.

Population density: 212 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in Dell City:

  • High school or higher: 61.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 9.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dell City city:

  • Never married: 18.4%
  • Now married: 62.3%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 9.5%
  • Divorced: 7.6%

89 residents are foreign born (3.7% Africa).

This city:  25.2%
Texas:  16.4%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Dell City, Texas as of November 26, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Dell City to the number of sex offenders is 350 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $541 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $472 (1.5%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: El Paso, TX (72.5 miles , pop. 563,662).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (414.9 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Pinon, NM (7.0 miles) , Southeast Otero, NM (7.1 miles) , Whites City, NM (7.1 miles) , Sierra Blanca, TX (7.3 miles ), Butterfield, TX (7.3 miles) , Timberon, NM (7.5 miles ), Homestead Meadows North, TX (7.6 miles ), Homestead Meadows South, TX (7.6 miles ).

Latitude: 31.94 N, Longitude: 105.20 W

Area code: 915

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.5%
Texas:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -154 (-27.2%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (26%)
  • Information (14%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Utilities (9%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Educational services (40%)
  • Information (25%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (25%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (12%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8%)
  • Religious workers (7%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (10%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (10%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)

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Earthquake activity:

Dell City-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 56.0 miles away from the city center
On 5/23/2004 at 09:22:05, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 55.1 miles away from Dell City center
On 3/14/1999 at 22:43:17, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MD, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 56.3 miles away from the city center
On 5/30/1999 at 19:04:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MD, 3.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 54.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/22/2004 at 08:55:28, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 54.6 miles away from Dell City center
On 12/22/2005 at 14:30:11, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 58.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hudspeth County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Fires: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Laura Lynch - Musician.

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dell City:

  • El Paso Community College (about 70 miles; El Paso, TX; Full-time enrollment: 10,943)
  • The University of Texas at El Paso (about 78 miles; El Paso, TX; FT enrollment: 12,687)
  • New Mexico State University-Dona Ana (about 95 miles; Las Cruces, NM; FT enrollment: 3,159)
  • New Mexico State University-Main Campus (about 95 miles; Las Cruces, NM; FT enrollment: 14,681)
  • The University of Texas of the Permian Basin (about 170 miles; Odessa, TX; FT enrollment: 2,108)
  • Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus (about 189 miles; Portales, NM; FT enrollment: 2,746)
  • South Plains College (about 201 miles; Levelland, TX; FT enrollment: 4,679)

Public high school in Dell City:

  • Dell City School (Students: 100; Location: 110 N MAIN; Grades: K-12; Our rating: 10)
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Library in Dell City:

  • GRACE GREBING PUBLIC/SCHOOL LIBRARY (Operating income: $44,599; Location: 110 N MAIN; 14,392 books; 230 audio materials; 2,056 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 33 print serial subscriptions)

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Hudspeth County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 9.6%
(3.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 18.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  65.8%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.7%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Dell City, TX

Dell City compared to Texas state average:

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


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Dell City travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (81%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11%)
  • Electricity (9%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Dell City city (based on Hudspeth County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 56.46%
Here56.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents87.2%5.3%3.7%2.4%1.4%
Congregations14.3%28.6%28.6%14.3%14.3%
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: 2
Hudspeth County:

6.17 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Hudspeth County:

6.17 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Hudspeth County:

9.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Here:

9.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.5%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Hudspeth County:

26.1%
Texas:

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

16.4%
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
Other Government Administration 1$2,750$33,0000$0
Water Supply 2$4,182$25,0920$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$632
Totals for Government 3$6,932$27,7281$632

Dell City government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $156,000 ($445.71)
    General - Other: $32,000 ($91.43)
    Sewerage: $20,000 ($57.14)
    Elementary & Secondary Education: $6,000 ($17.14)
    Parks & Recreation: $6,000 ($17.14)
    Welfare - Other: $5,000 ($14.29)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($11.43)
    Health Services - Other: $1,000 ($2.86)
    Libraries: $1,000 ($2.86)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $69,000 ($197.14)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $8,000 ($22.86)

Dell City government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $25,000 ($71.43)
    All Other: $3,000 ($8.57)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $145,000 ($414.29)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $50,000 ($142.86)
  • Tax - Property: $30,000 ($85.71)
    Total General Sales: $13,000 ($37.14)
    Public Utilities: $10,000 ($28.57)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,000 ($2.86)

Dell City government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $133,000 ($380.00)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Water Utilities: $50,000 ($142.86)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $156,000 ($445.71)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $27,000 ($77.14)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $19,000 ($54.29)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $2,000 ($5.71)

7.75% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($21,875 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.75%
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 El Paso County, TX  2.13% ($20,955 average AGI)


8.46% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,716 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.46%
Texas average:

7.44%

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


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to El Paso County, TX  2.88% ($23,500 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Dell City:

  • KELP (1590 AM; 50 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: MCCLATCHEY BROADCASTING)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KAMA (750 AM; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KTSM (690 AM; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBNA (920 AM; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KSVE (1150 AM; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KROD (600 AM; 5 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF EL PASO, INC.)
  • KXPL (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: K-FINA RESULTS, INC.)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KSNM (570 AM; 5 kW; LAS CRUCES, NM; Owner: SUNRISE BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KHEY (1380 AM; 5 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KB5ZJW, Licensee ID: L00359922
    Grant Date: 02/22/2013, Expiration Date: 03/23/2023, Certifier: Chancy E Harbolt
    Registrant: Chancy E Harbolt, Dell City, TX 79837-0222
  • Call Sign: KD5EUA, Licensee ID: L00359921
    Grant Date: 07/17/2008, Expiration Date: 07/15/2018, Certifier: Kathleen H Harbolt
    Registrant: Kathleen H Harbolt, Dell City, TX 79837



Most common first names in Dell City, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James570.4 years
Jose465.5 years
John467.8 years
Maria476.7 years
Francisco272.0 years
Alvin272.5 years
Frank273.0 years
Jack267.5 years
Lavada275.4 years
Lola286.5 years
Most common last names in Dell City, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Lewis982.1 years
Carpenter483.0 years
Lynch481.2 years
Chacon371.7 years
Lee379.0 years
Adams283.0 years
Gentry263.6 years
Gomez282.0 years
Heady291.0 years
Gonzales271.5 years
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