Dodson, Texas

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Population in 2014: 108 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -6.1%
 
Males: 52  (49.1%)
Females: 56  (50.9%)
Median resident age:  50.4 years
Texas median age:  34.5 years

Zip code: 79230

Estimated median household income in 2016: $27,870 (it was $15,625 in 2000)
Dodson:

$27,870
TX:

$56,565

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $17,520 (it was $11,213 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $18,724 (it was $10,800 in 2000)
Dodson:

$18,724
TX:

$161,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $103,397; Detached houses: $108,873; Townhouses or other attached units: $51,264; Mobile homes: $55,696
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  • Races in Dodson, TX (2010)

    Dodson races chart
    • 5449.5%White alone
    • 5348.6%Hispanic
    • 10.9%American Indian alone
    • 10.9%Two or more races
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Dodson: 76.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Scotch-Irish (4.5%), French (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1789 feet

Land area: 0.61 square miles.

Population density: 178 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Dodson:

  • High school or higher: 46.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dodson town:

  • Never married: 11.8%
  • Now married: 75.9%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 3.4%
  • Divorced: 6.8%

26 residents are foreign born (24.5% Latin America).

This town:

24.5%
Texas:

16.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,562 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $352 (2.8%)

Dodson satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lawton, OK (91.8 miles , pop. 92,757).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (149.1 miles , pop. 506,132).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (230.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Hollis, OK (2.8 miles ), Wellington, TX (3.5 miles ), North River, TX (3.9 miles) , Gould, OK (3.9 miles ), Quail, TX (4.8 miles) , Samnorwood, TX (5.0 miles) , Childress, TX (5.1 miles ), East Duke, OK (5.2 miles ).

Latitude: 34.77 N, Longitude: 100.02 W

Area code: 806

Dodson household income distribution Dodson home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.6%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +3 (+2.7%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (52%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (19%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Utilities (3%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Public administration (29%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (24%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (18%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (48%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (19%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (29%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (24%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (18%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (0%)

Average climate in Dodson, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Dodson-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 86% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/25/1955, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.8 miles away from the Dodson town center killed 2 people and injured 18 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/17/1955, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.5 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Dodson-area historical earthquake activity is above Texas state average. It is 57% 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 127.4 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 125.8 miles away from Dodson 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 366.5 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 244.4 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 91.2 miles away from Dodson 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 137.8 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 Collingsworth County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Winds: 3, Fires: 2, Storms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Dodson topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Dodson:

  • COLONIAL MANOR I (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; HOLLIS, OK)
  • HARMON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; HOLLIS, OK)
  • HARMON COUNTY HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; HOLLIS, OK)
  • COLONIAL MANOR II (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; HOLLIS, OK)
  • GOLDEN SPREAD HOSPICE (Hospital, about 13 miles away; WELLINGTON, TX)
  • COLLINGSWORTH GENERAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 13 miles away; WELLINGTON, TX)
  • WELLINGTON CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; WELLINGTON, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dodson:

  • Western Oklahoma State College (about 40 miles; Altus, OK; Full-time enrollment: 2,054)
  • Vernon College (about 58 miles; Vernon, TX; FT enrollment: 2,216)
  • Cameron University (about 91 miles; Lawton, OK; FT enrollment: 4,695)
  • Southwestern Oklahoma State University (about 92 miles; Weatherford, OK; FT enrollment: 4,126)
  • Wayland Baptist University (about 106 miles; Plainview, TX; FT enrollment: 5,526)
  • Midwestern State University (about 106 miles; Wichita Falls, TX; FT enrollment: 4,901)
  • Amarillo College (about 108 miles; Amarillo, TX; FT enrollment: 6,622)

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Collingsworth 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 2016: 29.1%
(16.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 57.6% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  76.7%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  2.3%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

20.8
Texas average:

14.3

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Dodson town (based on Collingsworth County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,56414
Mainline Protestant4761
Catholic1501
None--
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
Collingsworth County:

3.37 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Collingsworth County:

10.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Here:

13.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.7%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Collingsworth County:

26.9%
Texas:

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

14.0%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

45.3%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

38.7%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.5
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

28.3%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Dodson:

8.9%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

34.0%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
This city:

46.2%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Dodson:

73.7%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Dodson, 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
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$425
Water Supply 0$0 1$300
Totals for Government 0$0 2$725

7.22% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($18,139 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.22%
Texas average:

7.14%

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

6.19% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,230 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.19%
Texas average:

6.69%

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

Strongest AM radio stations in Dodson:

  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KGNC (710 AM; 10 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dodson:

  • KTIJ (98.5 FM; ELK CITY, OK; Owner: FUCHS RADIO, LLC)
  • KQTZ (105.9 FM; HOBART, OK; Owner: ALTUS RADIO, INC.)
  • KCTX-FM (96.1 FM; CHILDRESS, TX; Owner: KENNETH PAUL HARRIS, SR.)
  • KEYB (107.9 FM; ALTUS, OK; Owner: ALTUS FM, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Dodson:

  • K27BZ (Channel 27; WELLINGTON, ETC., TX; Owner: GREENBELT TV TRANSLATOR SYSTEM INC)
  • K53AV (Channel 53; HOLLIS, ETC., OK; Owner: SOUTHWEST TV TRANSLATOR SYSTEM)
  • K29BH (Channel 29; WELLINGTON, ETC., TX; Owner: GREENBELT TV TRANSLATOR SYSTEM, INC)
  • K31BZ (Channel 31; WELLINGTON, ETC., TX; Owner: GREENBELT TV TRANSLATOR SYSTEM, INC.)
  • K33CF (Channel 33; WELLINGTON, ETC., TX; Owner: GREENBELT TV TRANSLATOR SYSTEM, INC.)
  • K51CV (Channel 51; GOULD, OK; Owner: SOUTHWEST TV TRANSLATOR SYSTEM)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 1m3ftTotal length
  • $108,000Total costs
  • 290Total average daily traffic
  • 55Total average daily truck traffic
  • 410Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (86%)
  • Electricity (12%)

Dodson compared to Texas state average:

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