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Population in 2012: 1,066 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.9%
 

Males: 556  (52.2%)
Females: 510  (47.8%)

Median resident age:  34.7 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 79031.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $27,061 (it was $25,595 in 2000)
Earth:

$27,061
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $14,985

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $41,990 (it was $24,400 in 2000)
Earth:

$41,990
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $48,608; Detached houses: $54,474; Mobile homes: $16,667

Median gross rent in 2012: $545.

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  • Hispanic - 679 (63.8%)
  • White alone - 336 (31.5%)
  • Black alone - 42 (3.9%)
  • Other race alone - 5 (0.5%)
  • Two or more races - 3 (0.3%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Earth: 78.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (3.7%), English (3.1%), Irish (3.1%), United States (2.3%), Swedish (1.3%), Welsh (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 3697 feet

Land area: 1.20 square miles.

Population density: 890 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Earth:

  • High school or higher: 57.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Earth city:

  • Never married: 19.7%
  • Now married: 59.6%
  • Separated: 5.3%
  • Widowed: 2.9%
  • Divorced: 12.6%

91 residents are foreign born

This city:  10.4%
Texas:  16.4%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Earth, Texas as of August 21, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Earth to the number of sex offenders is 1,066 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: $710 (2.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $494 (0.9%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lubbock, TX (55.3 miles , pop. 199,564).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Albuquerque, NM (246.7 miles , pop. 448,607).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (338.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Springlake, TX (2.4 miles) , Sudan, TX (3.7 miles ), Amherst, TX (3.9 miles ), Olton, TX (4.0 miles ), Muleshoe, TX (4.3 miles ), Hart, TX (4.4 miles ), Littlefield, TX (4.7 miles ), Dimmitt, TX (4.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $400,000
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Latitude: 34.23 N, Longitude: 102.41 W

Area code: 806

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Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.01
Texas average:

2.23

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.2%
Texas:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -114 (-9.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (44%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Utilities (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (52%)
  • Educational services (26%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Wholesale trade (2%)
  • Utilities (1%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (14%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (12%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Earth-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 162% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/21/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.9 miles away from the Earth city center injured 7 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/17/1970, a category F4 tornado 15.9 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 13 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Earth-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/17/2000 at 01:08:05, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 86.7 miles away from the city center
On 12/16/2000 at 22:08:54, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 87.6 miles away from Earth center
On 3/25/1996 at 06:43:46, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 95.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/24/2003 at 15:02:09, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 81.4 miles away from the city center
On 8/7/2000 at 17:19:08, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 86.9 miles away from Earth center
On 4/27/1998 at 15:22:46, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 84.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lamb County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Fires: 2, Flood: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Pete Jaquess - Football player.


Hospitals/medical centers near Earth:

  • AMHERST MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; AMHERST, TX)
  • LAMB COUNTY CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; AMHERST, TX)
  • SOUTH PLAINS HOSPITAL CLINIC INC (Hospital, about 16 miles away; AMHERST, TX)

Political contributions by individuals in Earth, TX

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Earth:

  • South Plains College (about 46 miles; Levelland, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,679)
  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (about 54 miles; Lubbock, TX; FT enrollment: 2,626)
  • Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus (about 55 miles; Portales, NM; FT enrollment: 2,746)
  • Texas Tech University (about 55 miles; Lubbock, TX; FT enrollment: 25,860)
  • West Texas A & M University (about 59 miles; Canyon, TX; FT enrollment: 5,251)
  • Amarillo College (about 74 miles; Amarillo, TX; FT enrollment: 3,610)
  • The University of Texas of the Permian Basin (about 163 miles; Odessa, TX; FT enrollment: 2,108)

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Lamb 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: 24.4%
(4.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 30.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

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

Percentage of family households:
This city:  77.3%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.3%
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: 0.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Earth, TX

Earth compared to Texas state average:

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  • 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Banks with branches in Earth (2011 data):

  • First United Bank: Earth Branch at Main And Cedar, branch established on 1951/12/10. Info updated 2007/02/12: Bank assets: $1,081.2 mil, Deposits: $962.8 mil, headquarters in Dimmitt, TX, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 18 total offices, Holding Company: Plains Bancorp, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (74%)
  • Electricity (21%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Earth city (based on Lamb County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 91.24%
Here91.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristBaptist Missionary Association of America
Adherents48.9%24.5%13.4%8.5%1.3%
Congregations29.5%6.8%13.6%20.5%2.3%
NameAssemblies of GodLutheran ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)International Pentecostal Holiness ChurchOther
Adherents0.8%0.7%0.6%0.3%1.0%
Congregations4.5%2.3%2.3%2.3%15.9%
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: 6
Lamb County:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Lamb County:

5.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Here:

6.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.1%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Lamb County:

27.5%
Texas:

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

12.0%
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 2$2,888$17,3280$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$438
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$40
Police Protection - Officers 2$4,673$28,0380$0
Streets and Highways 1$1,953$23,4360$0
Water Supply 2$3,238$19,4282$1,687
Totals for Government 7$12,752$21,8619$2,165


7.02% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,204 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.02%
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  1.68% ($29,895 average AGI)
from Hockley County, TX  0.60% ($18,704)
from Hale County, TX  0.38% ($24,647)


9.41% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,009 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.41%
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 Lubbock County, TX  2.73% ($29,425 average AGI)
to Hale County, TX  0.80% ($24,946)
to Hockley County, TX  0.56% ($26,808)

Strongest AM radio stations in Earth:

  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KIJN (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FARWELL, TX; Owner: METROPOLITIAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KVOP (1090 AM; 5 kW; PLAINVIEW, TX; Owner: EQUICOM, INC)
  • KFYO (790 AM; 5 kW; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KJTV (950 AM; 5 kW; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • KZZN (1490 AM; 1 kW; LITTLEFIELD, TX; Owner: EMIL MACHA)
  • KGNC (710 AM; 10 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KIXZ (940 AM; 5 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTNZ (1010 AM; 5 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Earth:

  • KMUL-FM (103.1 FM; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KBTE (104.9 FM; TULIA, TX; Owner: DOVE MEDIA, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Earth:

  • KLBK-TV (Channel 13; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: QUORUM OF TEXAS LICENSE, LLC)

Earth fatal accident list:

Apr 12, 1998 10:40 PM, Sr-70, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 2, 1993 08:53 PM, 70, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Mar 22, 1982 09:30 AM, 70, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 3, 1976 06:40 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Sep 18, 1975 02:00 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1



FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • Intersection Of Sw 1st Street And S. Cleveland (Lat: 34.235083 Lon: -102.415750), Structure height: 60.4 m, Call Sign: KNKN652
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 846.510 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/01/2009, Expiration Date: 10/01/2019
    Registrant: Herman & Whiteaker, LLC, Bethesda, MD 20827, Phone: (202) 600-7274, Fax: (202) 706-6056, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Stephen Flessner, N Edge Of Town (Lat: 34.228611 Lon: -102.402778), Type: 30.4, Overall height: 30.4 m
    Registrant: 3036978602, Sflessner@rapidco.Com, 9200 W CROSS DRIVE, SUITE 600
  • N Edge Of Town (Lat: 34.228611 Lon: -102.402778), Type: 30.4, Overall height: 30.4 m
    Registrant: 9158961037, Kenb@wcc.Net

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Earth, TX)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • STATION, 4.5 Mi S Of Plant X Power Plant (Lat: 34.166222 Lon: -102.410722), Type: Bant, Structure height: 41.4 m, Overall height: 56.3 m, Call Sign: KLD38
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6805.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/19/2009, Expiration Date: 06/16/2019, Certifier: Ronald D Obermueller
    Registrant: Fish & Richardson P.C., 1425 K Street, N.W., 11th Floor, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 626-7754, Fax: (202) 783-2331, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: KB5EBY, Licensee ID: L01153965
    Grant Date: 09/29/2006, Expiration Date: 09/23/2016, Certifier: Heather K Foley
    Registrant: Heather K Foley, 310 Us Hwy 70, Earth, TX 79031
  • Call Sign: KE5DAP, Licensee ID: L00941444
    Grant Date: 11/17/2004, Expiration Date: 11/17/2014, Certifier: Stacy L Barden
    Registrant: Stacy L Barden, Earth, TX 79031
  • Call Sign: KF5GPG, Licensee ID: L01565786
    Grant Date: 04/30/2010, Expiration Date: 04/30/2020, Certifier: Clinton C Green
    Registrant: Clinton C Green, Earth, TX 79031
  • Call Sign: KF5GPH, Licensee ID: L01565773
    Grant Date: 04/30/2010, Expiration Date: 04/30/2020, Certifier: Danny L Reynolds
    Registrant: Danny L Reynolds, Earth, TX 79031

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 11AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 75 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 85823 , Serial Number: 11AC240, Year manufactured: 1946
    Registrant (Individual): Rex Angeley, , Earth, TX 79031



Most common first names in Earth, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1274.2 years
Mary1178.4 years
John776.1 years
Robert771.3 years
Gladys576.8 years
William579.4 years
Joe468.7 years
George478.3 years
Carl473.5 years
Beulah488.5 years
Most common last names in Earth, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Kelley1477.6 years
Jones980.4 years
Garcia871.9 years
Lewis680.5 years
Parish680.9 years
Dutton581.4 years
Murrell581.2 years
Sanchez471.5 years
Salazar473.5 years
Anderson475.7 years
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