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Population in 2012: 482 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +17.0%
 

Males: 249  (51.8%)
Females: 233  (48.2%)

Median resident age:  41.6 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 79034.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $63,435 (it was $29,583 in 2000)
Follett:

$63,435
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,447

Follett city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $79,034 (it was $41,600 in 2000)
Follett:

$79,034
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $89,326; Detached houses: $91,712; Mobile homes: $72,765

Median gross rent in 2012: $706.

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  • White alone - 379 (82.6%)
  • Hispanic - 68 (14.8%)
  • Asian alone - 7 (1.5%)
  • Black alone - 5 (1.1%)

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

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Ancestries: German (25.7%), English (11.4%), Irish (10.6%), French (3.9%), Dutch (3.4%), United States (3.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 2637 feet

Land area: 0.97 square miles.

Population density: 497 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Follett:

  • High school or higher: 77.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.1%
  • Unemployed: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Follett city:

  • Never married: 23.4%
  • Now married: 61.0%
  • Separated: 5.6%
  • Widowed: 4.8%
  • Divorced: 5.2%

70 residents are foreign born

This city:  12.3%
Texas:  16.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,059 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,179 (1.4%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Amarillo, TX (128.1 miles , pop. 173,627).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (160.0 miles , pop. 506,132).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (315.5 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Darrouzett, TX (3.2 miles ), Northwest Ellis, OK (3.9 miles) , Lipscomb, TX (4.0 miles) , Shattuck, OK (4.3 miles ), Booker, TX (4.7 miles ), Higgins, TX (4.7 miles ), Gage, OK (4.8 miles ), Laverne, OK (4.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $87,200
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $87,200
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $87,200
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $90,000
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $44,100
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $44,100

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Latitude: 36.43 N, Longitude: 100.14 W

Area code: 806

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

3.8%
Texas:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -26 (-5.9%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (26%)
  • Construction (23%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (12%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Educational services (24%)
  • Accommodation and food services (20%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (12%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Electricians (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8%)
  • Child care workers (8%)
  • Personal appearance workers (7%)
  • Cashiers (7%)

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Tornado activity:

Follett-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 138% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/30/1978, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.8 miles away from the Follett city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 3/22/1987, a category F3 tornado 10.1 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Follett-area historical earthquake activity is above Texas state average. It is 92% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 31.1 miles away from the city center
On 9/15/1995 at 00:31:33, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 86.0 miles away from Follett center
On 10/14/2008 at 03:07:28, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 56.1 miles away from the city center
On 10/25/1999 at 23:19:58, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 16.2 mi) earthquake occurred 39.2 miles away from the city center
On 10/12/2008 at 12:08:15, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 56.9 miles away from Follett center
On 9/27/2007 at 15:21:02, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 66.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lipscomb 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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Airports located in Follett:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Follett:

  • Southwestern Oklahoma State University (about 102 miles; Weatherford, OK; Full-time enrollment: 4,054)
  • Amarillo College (about 129 miles; Amarillo, TX; FT enrollment: 3,610)
  • West Texas A & M University (about 142 miles; Canyon, TX; FT enrollment: 5,251)
  • Southern Nazarene University (about 155 miles; Bethany, OK; FT enrollment: 2,044)
  • Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City (about 158 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; FT enrollment: 2,498)
  • University of Central Oklahoma (about 159 miles; Edmond, OK; FT enrollment: 10,514)
  • Cameron University (about 159 miles; Lawton, OK; FT enrollment: 3,904)

Public high school in Follett:

  • Follett School (Students: 173; Location: P O DRAWER 28; Grades: PK-12; Our rating: 62)
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Notable locations in Follett: Follett Volunteer Fire Department (A), Follett Hospital District Ambulance (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Lipscomb 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: 15.1%
(18.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 6.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 50.0% 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:  70.3%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  3.3%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Follett, TX

Follett compared to Texas state average:

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


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Banks with branches in Follett (2011 data):

  • InterBank: Follett Branch at Main Street, branch established on 1913/01/01. 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.

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (74%)
  • Electricity (18%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Follett city (based on Lipscomb County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 83.81%
Here83.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristOther
Adherents40.5%28.5%10.8%5.9%14.3%
Congregations26.3%21.1%5.3%5.3%42.1%
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
Lipscomb County:

6.69 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

10.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.7%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Lipscomb County:

26.1%
Texas:

26.6%

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 1$1,950$23,4000$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$93
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$111
Sewerage 1$3,682$44,1840$0
Water Supply 1$2,934$35,2080$0
Totals for Government 3$8,566$34,2646$204


11.24% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,053 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.24%
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 Ochiltree County, TX  1.49% ($69,000 average AGI)


11.07% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($37,676 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.07%
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 Ochiltree County, TX  1.40% ($35,429 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Follett:

  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KGNC (710 AM; 10 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KSCB (1270 AM; 5 kW; LIBERAL, KS; Owner: SEWARD COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Follett:

  • K205CW (88.9 FM; FOLLETT, TX; Owner: FOLLETT COMMUNITY CHURCHES)
  • KWOX (101.1 FM; WOODWARD, OK; Owner: OMNI COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KMZE (92.1 FM; WOODWARD, OK; Owner: FM 92 BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KWFX (93.5 FM; WOODWARD, OK; Owner: CLASSIC COMMUNICATIONS INC)

TV broadcast stations around Follett:

  • K45AU (Channel 45; FOLLETT, TX; Owner: C L & O TRANSLATOR SYSTEM, INC.)
  • K49BB (Channel 49; FOLLETT, TX; Owner: C.L.& O.TRANSLATOR SYSTEM, INC.)
  • K51BC (Channel 51; FOLLETT, TX; Owner: C.L.& O.TRANSLATOR SYSTEM, INC.)
  • K53EE (Channel 53; FOLLETT, TX; Owner: C.L.& O. TRANSLATOR SYSTEM, INC.)
  • KOMI-LP (Channel 24; WOODWARD, OK; Owner: 101 TELEVISION)
  • K47BP (Channel 47; BOOKER, ETC., TX; Owner: C. L. & O. TRANSLATOR SYS INC.)
  • K23EC (Channel 23; CANADIAN, TX; Owner: C. L. & O. TRANSLATOR SYS., INC.)
  • K31CD (Channel 31; CANADIAN, ETC., TX; Owner: C. L. & O. TRANSLATOR SYS., INC.)
  • K33CQ (Channel 33; CANADIAN, ETC., TX; Owner: C. L. & O. TRANSLATOR SYSTEM, INC.)
  • K29BR (Channel 29; CANADIAN, ETC., TX; Owner: C. L. & O. TRANSLATOR SYSTEM, INC.)
  • K35CE (Channel 35; CANADIAN, ETC., TX; Owner: C. L. & O. TRANSLATOR SYSTEM, INC.)
  • K18BV (Channel 18; MAY, ETC., OK; Owner: SHAFER TRANSLATOR, INC.)
  • K20BR (Channel 20; GAGE, ETC., OK; Owner: SHAFER TRANSLATOR, INC.)
  • K22BR (Channel 22; MAY, ETC., OK; Owner: SHAFER TRANSLATOR, INC.)
  • K16DX (Channel 16; GAGE, OK; Owner: SHAFER TRANSLATOR INC.)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Follett)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 4 Mi S Of Jct 15 & 305 (Lat: 36.372250 Lon: -100.223194), Call Sign: KNGR367, Licensee ID: L00011605
    Assigned Frequencies: 855.362 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/30/2002, Expiration Date: 10/26/2012, Cancellation Date: 02/17/2012
    Registrant: Exxon Communications Company, Gsc-Gw3-366b, Houston, TX 77210-4934, Phone: (713) 431-4134, Fax: (713) 431-6036, Email:
  • 3 Mi W (Lat: 36.433639 Lon: -100.178194), Type: Pole, Structure height: 3 m, Call Sign: WNFD656
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.200 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/29/2004, Expiration Date: 03/04/2014, Cancellation Date: 10/17/2012, Certifier: Gary Ehler
    Registrant: Mona Lee & Associates, LLC, 3730 Kirby Drive, Suite 1200, Pmb 165, Houston, TX 77098, Phone: (832) 230-1809, Fax: (713) 831-6899, Email:
  • Office On Main St (Lat: 36.431139 Lon: -100.133472), Call Sign: KBX456, Licensee ID: L00148869
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.3000 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/26/2004, Expiration Date: 03/30/2014, Cancellation Date: 07/19/2011
    Registrant: Texas New Mexico Power Company, 4100 International Plaza, Fort Worth, TX 76109, Phone: (817) 731-0099

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • STATION, 4 Mi S Of Jct Of 15 And 305 (Lat: 36.372250 Lon: -100.223167), Overall height: 109.4 m, Call Sign: WNTU201
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.193 MHz, 928.193 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/11/2008, Expiration Date: 01/31/2019, Certifier: J S Pittman
    Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4282, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • Lipscomb, Lat: 36.317083 Lon: -100.259278, Type: Tower, Structure height: 100.6 m, Overall height: 106.7 m, Call Sign: WQIS750
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/06/2008, Expiration Date: 05/18/2017, Certifier: H. Dean D Cubley
    Registrant: Erf Wireless, Inc., 2911 South Shore Blvd. #100, League City, TX 77573, Phone: (281) 538-2101, Fax: (281) 538-2121, Email:
  • Follett, Lat: 36.430250 Lon: -100.142639, Type: Silo, Structure height: 51.8 m, Call Sign: WQJC218
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/22/2008, Expiration Date: 07/22/2018, Certifier: Douglas Campbell
    Registrant: Ama Communications, LLC, 7201 I-40w, Suite 200, Amarillo, TX 79106, Phone: (806) 322-2222, Fax: (806) 322-2121, Email:
  • FOLLETT, 409 Main St (Lat: 36.430056 Lon: -100.142694), Type: Silo, Structure height: 42.7 m, Call Sign: WQNZ639, Licensee ID: L01047332
    Assigned Frequencies: 10795.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/19/2011, Expiration Date: 07/19/2021, Certifier: Douglas Campbell
    Registrant: Ama Communications, LLC, 7201 I-40 W, Suite 200, Amarillo, TX 79106, Phone: (806) 322-2222, Fax: (806) 322-2121, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: W5AQO
    Grant Date: 08/06/1994, Expiration Date: 08/06/2004, Cancellation Date: 08/08/2006
    Registrant: Noble L Brown, 601 S Yount St, Follett, TX 79034

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: AERO COMMANDER 100 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 75 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3890X , Serial Number: 195, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 12/26/1967
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, Po Box 66, Follett, TX 79034
  • Aircraft: CESSNA A150K (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 773WS , Serial Number: A15000058, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 09/25/1969
    Registrant (Individual): Donovan P Bowers, Po Box 587, Follett, TX 79034
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182H (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8398S , Serial Number: 18256498, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 07/24/1965
    Registrant (Individual): Clinton K Goodman, Rr 1 Box 340, Follett, TX 79034



Most common first names in Follett, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Henry783.9 years
George778.4 years
Fred674.2 years
James577.0 years
Charles590.8 years
John570.2 years
Mary475.3 years
Robert480.2 years
Edward369.3 years
Ethel384.7 years
Most common last names in Follett, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Laubhan881.9 years
Yauck783.6 years
Kliewer779.7 years
Harris680.5 years
Travis681.5 years
Sperry683.8 years
Frazier580.4 years
Redelsperger488.0 years
Parker463.8 years
Barton483.3 years
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