Gail, Texas

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Population in 2010: 231.
Males: 110  (48.0%)
Females: 121  (52.0%)
Median resident age:  43.0 years
Texas median age:  34.5 years

Zip codes: 79738.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $80,174
Gail:

$80,174
TX:

$56,565

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $43,581

Gail CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $117,475
Gail:

$117,475
TX:

$161,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $74,990; Detached houses: $86,180; Mobile homes: $63,268

Median gross rent in 2016: $478.

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  • Races in Gail, TX (2010)

    Gail races chart
    • 17877.1%White alone
    • 4921.2%Hispanic
    • 20.9%American Indian alone
    • 10.4%Asian alone
    • 10.4%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Gail: 80.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (24.7%), German (13.9%), Russian (3.0%), English (1.2%), French (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 2558 feet

For population 25 years and over in Gail:

  • High school or higher: 95.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 38.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 22.3%

For population 15 years and over in Gail CDP:

  • Never married: 13.0%
  • Now married: 67.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 10.2%
  • Divorced: 9.6%

12 residents are foreign born

This place:

4.9%
Texas:

16.7%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Gail, Texas as of March 24, 2019.
The ratio of number of residents in Gail to the number of sex offenders is 246 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $216 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $288 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lubbock, TX (60.4 miles , pop. 199,564).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fort Worth, TX (239.1 miles , pop. 534,694).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (270.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Fluvanna-Sharon Ridge, TX (4.7 miles ), Ackerly, TX (4.8 miles ), O'Donnell, TX (5.1 miles ), Los Ybanez, TX (5.3 miles) , Post, TX (5.4 miles ), Lamesa, TX (5.5 miles ), Snyder, TX (5.6 miles ), Coahoma, TX (5.8 miles ).

Latitude: 32.77 N, Longitude: 101.44 W

Area code: 806

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

3.2%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (20%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (13%)
  • Wholesale trade (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Educational services (39%)
  • Public administration (29%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Material moving occupations (14%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (30%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (11%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)

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

Tornado activity:

Gail-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 5% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/21/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 46.9 miles away from the Gail place center injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/11/1970, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 60.0 miles away from the place center killed 26 people and injured 500 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Gail-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 41% 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 43.3 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 206.2 miles away from Gail 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 101.1 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 181.5 miles away from the city center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 261.5 miles away from Gail center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 343.4 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 Borden County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gail:

  • Howard College (about 36 miles; Big Spring, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,587)
  • Texas Tech University (about 62 miles; Lubbock, TX; FT enrollment: 29,251)
  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (about 63 miles; Lubbock, TX; FT enrollment: 3,269)
  • Midland College (about 65 miles; Midland, TX; FT enrollment: 3,650)
  • South Plains College (about 78 miles; Levelland, TX; FT enrollment: 7,007)
  • The University of Texas of the Permian Basin (about 80 miles; Odessa, TX; FT enrollment: 2,982)
  • Odessa College (about 84 miles; Odessa, TX; FT enrollment: 3,107)

Public high school in Gail:

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Notable locations in Gail: Borden County Volunteer Fire Department (A), Borden County Emergency Medical Services (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 0.0%
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Average household size:
This place:  2.7 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  75.6%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  3.5%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.2% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.1
Texas average:

14.3

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Gail CDP (based on Borden County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4494
None192-
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 convenience stores (no gas): 1
Borden County:

17.12 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.6%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Borden County:

27.0%
Texas:

26.6%

6.21% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,909 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.21%
Texas average:

7.14%

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

10.75% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($55,500 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.75%
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 Gail:

  • KCRS (550 AM; 5 kW; MIDLAND, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KFYO (790 AM; 5 kW; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KJTV (950 AM; 5 kW; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KCLR (1530 AM; daytime; 5 kW; RALLS, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • KSNY (1450 AM; 1 kW; SNYDER, TX; Owner: SNYDER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Gail:

  • KTXC (104.7 FM; LAMESA, TX; Owner: MIDESSA BROADCASTING LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSNY-FM (101.5 FM; SNYDER, TX; Owner: SNYDER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOFR (107.3 FM; POST, TX; Owner: KXOJ, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Gail:

  • KLBK-TV (Channel 13; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: QUORUM OF TEXAS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KJTV-TV (Channel 34; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • K07TZ (Channel 7; SNYDER, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • K42ET (Channel 42; SNYDER, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)

Gail fatal accident list:

Mar 13, 1981 03:50 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 3
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 1m3ftTotal length
  • 1,450Total average daily traffic
  • 333Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,030Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Gail)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 2.3 Km West Of Courthouse On Gail Mtn (Lat: 32.760361 Lon: -101.459000), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Call Sign: WNSZ491
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.210 MHz, 155.520 MHz, 155.527 MHz, 159.217 MHzGrant Date: 05/21/2015, Expiration Date: 08/13/2025Registrant: Texas Department Of Public Safety, 5805 N. Lamar, Austin, TX 78773-0259, Phone: (512) 424-7134, Fax: (512) 424-5320, Email:
  • Clayton Station 7 Mi Sw Of (Lat: 32.684278 Lon: -101.533750), Type: Pole, Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: WPDE480, Licensee ID: L00287711
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.050 MHzGrant Date: 02/10/1999, Expiration Date: 02/10/2004, Cancellation Date: 04/11/2004, Certifier: Michael K DavisRegistrant: Wtg Gas Processing, L.P.
  • Lat: 32.760278 Lon: -101.458889, Call Sign: WPTM821
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.835 MHz, 158.842 MHzGrant Date: 08/12/2011, Expiration Date: 11/01/2021, Certifier: Jerry NewburyRegistrant: Texas Department Of Public Safety, 5805 N. Lamar, Austin, TX 78773-0259, Phone: (512) 424-7134, Fax: (512) 424-5320, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KC5TWP, Grant Date: 04/11/1996, Expiration Date: 04/11/2006, Cancellation Date: 04/12/2008, Registrant: Gregg G Stamper, Gail, TX 79738
  • Call Sign: KC5TWS, Grant Date: 04/11/1996, Expiration Date: 04/11/2006, Cancellation Date: 04/12/2008, Registrant: Robert M Stamper, Gail, TX 79738

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-32-300 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2220J , Serial Number: 32-7940008, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 12/07/1978
    Registrant (Individual): Sammy Davenport, Po Box 341, Gail, TX 79738
  • Aircraft: BUCKEYE DM 582 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582 (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 582KB , Serial Number: 5162716, Year manufactured: 2008, Airworthiness Date: 01/04/2012
    Registrant (Individual): Kenneth P Bennett, Po Box 152, Gail, TX 79738
  • Aircraft: BELLANCA 14-13-2 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: FRANKLIN 6A4150 SERIES (150 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 74337 , Serial Number: 1450, Year manufactured: 1947, Airworthiness Date: 09/06/1955
    Registrant (Individual): Jarle Boe, Po Box 25, Gail, TX 79738

Drinking water stations with addresses in Gail and their reported violations in the past:

BORDEN COUNTY WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Fluoride. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-01-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-01-2014), St Public Notif received (JUN-13-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Fluoride. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-11-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-11-2014), St Public Notif received (MAY-15-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Fluoride. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-02-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-02-2014), St Public Notif received (FEB-05-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Fluoride. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-07-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-07-2013), St Public Notif received (FEB-05-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Fluoride. Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (MAR-29-2013), St Public Notif requested (APR-22-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-22-2013), St Public Notif received (JUL-09-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (MAR-29-2013), St Public Notif requested (JUN-25-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-25-2013), St Public Notif received (JUL-25-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUN-26-2014)
  • 42 other older health violations

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2

Gail compared to Texas state average:

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