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Population in 2017: 667 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +3.1%
 
Males: 340  (51.1%)
Females: 327  (48.9%)
Median resident age:

36.0 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 79042.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $42,103 (it was $28,393 in 2000)
Happy:

$42,103
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $22,001 (it was $14,618 in 2000)

Happy town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $69,278 (it was $31,300 in 2000)
Happy:

$69,278
TX:

$172,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $70,948; detached houses: $81,998; mobile homes: $39,104

Median gross rent in 2017: $798.

March 2019 cost of living index in Happy: 78.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 28.1%
(10.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.0% for Black residents, 85.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 5.3% for American Indian residents, 77.8% for other race residents, 33.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Happy, TX (2010)
    • 51275.5%White alone
    • 14922.0%Hispanic
    • 81.2%Two or more races
    • 71.0%American Indian alone
    • 20.3%Black alone

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



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Happy, Texas as of July 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Happy is 149 to 1.



Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.53
Texas average:

2.05
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Ancestries: German (8.8%), American (7.3%), Irish (6.5%), English (6.0%), Scotch-Irish (3.8%), Dutch West Indian (2.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 1.07 square miles.

Population density: 626 people per square mile   (low).

Happy, Texas map

76 residents are foreign born (8.5% Latin America).

This town:

10.1%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,376 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $821 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Amarillo, TX (31.5 miles , pop. 173,627).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (249.8 miles , pop. 506,132).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (321.0 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Tulia, TX (3.9 miles ),
Canyon, TX (4.1 miles ),
Nazareth, TX (4.4 miles ),
Timbercreek Canyon, TX (4.7 miles ),
Palisades, TX (4.7 miles ),
Lake Tanglewood, TX (4.7 miles ),
North Randall, TX (4.8 miles ),
Kress, TX (5.2 miles )

Latitude: 34.74 N, Longitude: 101.86 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): The Town Without a Frown

Area code: 806

Distribution of median household income in Happy, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in Happy, TX in 2017
Happy satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.9%
Texas:

3.5%
Population change in the 1990s: +63 (+10.8%).
Most common industries in Happy, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (19.3%)
  • Educational services (17.9%)
  • Health care (9.5%)
  • Truck transportation (7.7%)
  • Construction (5.6%)
  • Public administration (4.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (28.4%)
  • Educational services (14.4%)
  • Truck transportation (11.3%)
  • Construction (8.2%)
  • Public administration (6.2%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (25.3%)
  • Health care (24.2%)
  • Social assistance (8.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.4%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.3%)
  • U. S. Postal service (3.3%)
Most common occupations in Happy, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (9.8%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (9.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.4%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.2%)
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (14.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (12.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (9.3%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (7.2%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (13.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (11.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7.7%)
  • Child care workers (5.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.4%)

Average climate in Happy, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Happy-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 84% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/1970, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.7 miles away from the Happy town center killed 16 people and injured 42 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/28/1980, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.5 miles away from the town center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Happy-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 23% 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 134.1 miles away from Happy 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 181.4 miles away from Happy 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 321.1 miles away from Happy 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 138.0 miles away from the city 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 222.0 miles away from the city center
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 44.8 miles away from Happy 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 Swisher County (7) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Fires: 2, Storms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Flood: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Happy topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Happy:

  • SWISHER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; TULIA, TX)
  • SWISHER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 16 miles away; TULIA, TX)
  • TULIA HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; TULIA, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Happy:

  • West Texas A & M University (about 17 miles; Canyon, TX; Full-time enrollment: 6,820)
  • Amarillo College (about 31 miles; Amarillo, TX; FT enrollment: 6,622)
  • Wayland Baptist University (about 40 miles; Plainview, TX; FT enrollment: 5,526)
  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (about 80 miles; Lubbock, TX; FT enrollment: 3,269)
  • Texas Tech University (about 81 miles; Lubbock, TX; FT enrollment: 29,251)
  • South Plains College (about 86 miles; Levelland, TX; FT enrollment: 7,007)
  • Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus (about 94 miles; Portales, NM; FT enrollment: 4,263)

Public high school in Happy:

  • HAPPY H S (Students: 100, Location: 500 N W 3RD, Grades: 7-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Happy:

  • HAPPY EL (Students: 144, Location: 400 N W 3RD, Grades: PK-6)
See full list of schools located in Happy

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Happy Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Swisher County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.6 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

65.5%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

3.8%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Banks with branches in Happy (2011 data):

  • Happy State Bank: at 100 East Main Street, branch established on 1908/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/12: Bank assets: $1,840.0 mil, Deposits: $1,625.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 29 total offices, Holding Company: Happy Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Happy:

Marital status in Happy, TX
  • Never married: 18.7%
  • Now married: 59.7%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 8.1%
  • Divorced: 12.0%

For population 25 years and over in Happy:

  • High school or higher: 83.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.2%
  • Unemployed: 1.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.9
Texas average:

14.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Happy, TX (based on Swisher County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,14820
Mainline Protestant1,1947
Catholic5453
Black Protestant1891
Other15-
None1,763-
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
Here:

1.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
This county:

5.20 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
This county:

6.50 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Swisher County:

10.2%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Swisher County:

26.7%
State:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Swisher County:

12.9%
Texas:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Happy:

48.0%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.2%
State:

46.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.4
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.9%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Happy:

11.0%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Happy:

6.8
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

32.8%
State:

33.0%

General health condition:
Happy:

53.4%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Happy:

77.0%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Happy, 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
Water Supply 2$5,270$31,6200$0
Other Government Administration 1$5,100$61,2000$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 3$10,370$41,4800$0

Happy government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Solid Waste Management: $75,000 ($112.44)
    Financial Administration: $35,000 ($52.47)
    Local Fire Protection: $35,000 ($52.47)
    Sewerage: $26,000 ($38.98)
    Water Utilities: $19,000 ($28.49)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000 ($6.00)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000 ($4.50)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,000 ($6.00)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $93,000 ($139.43)

Happy government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $70,000 ($104.95)
    Solid Waste Management: $69,000 ($103.45)
    Other: $4,000 ($6.00)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $80,000 ($119.94)
  • Tax - Property: $128,000 ($191.90)

Happy government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $290,000 ($434.78)

Strongest AM radio stations in Happy:

  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KIXZ (940 AM; 5 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KGNC (710 AM; 10 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KPUR (1440 AM; 5 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KTNZ (1010 AM; 5 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KTUE (1260 AM; 1 kW; TULIA, TX; Owner: DOVE MEDIA, INC.)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KZRK (1550 AM; 1 kW; CANYON, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KVOP (1090 AM; 5 kW; PLAINVIEW, TX; Owner: EQUICOM, INC)
  • 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.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Happy:

  • KBTE (104.9 FM; TULIA, TX; Owner: DOVE MEDIA, INC.)
  • KXGL (100.9 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: FEUER/MCCORD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KZRK-FM (107.9 FM; CANYON, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KGNC-FM (97.9 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KMXJ-FM (94.1 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KACV-FM (89.9 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: AMARILLO JUNIOR COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KATP (101.9 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KHDY (97.3 FM; PLAINVIEW, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • KJNZ (103.5 FM; HEREFORD, TX; Owner: TAHOKA RADIO, LLC)
  • KBZD (99.7 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KPUR-FM (107.1 FM; CANYON, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Happy:

  • KACV-TV (Channel 2; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: AMARILLO JUNIOR COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KVII-TV (Channel 7; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: NVG-AMARILLO, LLC)
  • KFDA-TV (Channel 10; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: PANHANDLE TELECASTING CO.)
  • KLBK-TV (Channel 13; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: QUORUM OF TEXAS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KCIT (Channel 14; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING OF AMARILLO LICENSE, INC.)
  • KAMR-TV (Channel 4; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: QUORUM OF AMARILLO LICENSE, LLC)
  • K41CA (Channel 41; KRESS, TX; Owner: PANHANDLE TELECASTING CO.)
  • K25CP (Channel 25; KRESS, TX; Owner: QUORUM OF AMARILLO LICENSE, LLC)
  • K36CC (Channel 36; KRESS/PLAINVIEW, TX; Owner: KVII OPERATING, L.P.)
  • KEAT-LP (Channel 22; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: KUVN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)

Happy fatal accident list:

Oct 12, 2017 07:56 AM, Us-87 Tallmage, Lat: 34.747192, Lon: -101.852772, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 25, 1979 12:30 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 22Number of bridges
  • 259ft / 79.1mTotal length
  • $256,000Total costs
  • 69,537Total average daily traffic
  • 14,675Total average daily truck traffic
  • 39,145Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Happy, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11950-1959
  • 31970-1979
  • 181980-1989
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Happy, TX

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: KE5ZJR, Licensee ID: L01469989, Grant Date: 02/26/2009, Expiration Date: 02/26/2019, Cancellation Date: 08/31/2010, Certifier: Bobby C Mcmillan, Registrant: Bobby C Mcmillan, Happy, TX 79042
  • Call Sign: N5HTX, Previous Call Sign: KE5ZJR, Licensee ID: L01469989, Grant Date: 08/31/2010, Expiration Date: 08/31/2020, Certifier: Bobby C Mcmillan, Registrant: Bobby C Mcmillan, Happy, TX 79042
  • Call Sign: KF5USQ, Licensee ID: L01777183, Grant Date: 03/28/2013, Expiration Date: 03/28/2023, Certifier: Justin Watson, Registrant: Justin Watson, 8440 Fm 285, Happy, TX 79042
  • Call Sign: KG5LEP, Licensee ID: L01985117, Grant Date: 01/26/2016, Expiration Date: 01/26/2026, Certifier: Derek M Schilling, Registrant: Derek M Schilling, 46100 Running Water Rd, Happy, TX 79042

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22S-150 (Category: Sea, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3651Z , Serial Number: 22-7548, Year manufactured: 1960, Certificate Issue Date: 12/07/2011
    Registrant (Individual): Roland M Flowers, 2940 County Road 8, Happy, TX 79042
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-151 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 80 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 41983 , Serial Number: 28-7415379, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 03/28/1974, Certificate Issue Date: 12/11/2006
    Registrant (Individual): Daniel M Hart, Po Box 307, Happy, TX 79042
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5842W , Serial Number: 28-2221, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 07/10/1972, Certificate Issue Date: 02/22/1984
    Registrant (Partnership): Enterprises Frakes, 7201 W Fm 1705, Happy, TX 79042
  • Aircraft: CESSNA A188B (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 731LF , Serial Number: 18802972, Airworthiness Date: 05/17/1977, Certificate Issue Date: 02/21/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Dudley T Mcneill, 3699 County Road 3, Happy, TX 79042
  • Aircraft: STINSON 108-1 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 84 mph), Engine: FRANKLIN 6A4150 SERIES (150 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8302K , Serial Number: 108-1302, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 09/11/1957, Certificate Issue Date: 12/22/2008
    Registrant (Individual): Kyle L Odom, Po Box 248, Happy, TX 79042
  • Aircraft: CESSNA A188B (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9759G , Serial Number: 18801592, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 03/28/1974, Certificate Issue Date: 02/27/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Dudley Mcneill, 3699 County Road 3, Happy, TX 79042

Most common first names in Happy, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1177.4 years
John1076.8 years
George978.1 years
William879.9 years
Robert777.3 years
Homer577.2 years
Roy572.8 years
Charles577.4 years
Mary583.4 years
Fred579.6 years
Most common last names in Happy, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Cox978.2 years
Sims968.3 years
Miller880.6 years
Foster676.5 years
Johnson577.8 years
Wesley584.0 years
Smith570.4 years
Mccarley571.2 years
Bonds584.4 years
Bryan476.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Happy, TX
  • 58.1%Utility gas
  • 34.4%Electricity
  • 5.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.3%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Happy, TX
  • 57.1%Electricity
  • 42.9%Utility gas


Happy 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 above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Happy on our top lists:

  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most mentions on city-data.com forum"
There are 5 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Clinton Jay Johnson (2)
  • Kyle L. Odom (1)
  • William A. Kirchgessner (1)
  • Jerry Sims (1)

Total of 5 patent applications in 2008-2020.