Hartley, Texas

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Population in 2010: 540. Population change since 2000: +22.4%
Males: 305  (56.6%)
Females: 235  (43.4%)
Median resident age:  27.8 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 79044.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $40,900 (it was $38,500 in 2000)
Hartley:

$40,900
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,770 (it was $16,150 in 2000)

Hartley CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $94,175 (it was $61,000 in 2000)
Hartley:

$94,175
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $93,258; Detached houses: $96,699; Mobile homes: $67,333

Median gross rent in 2012: $429.

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Hartley races chart
  • White alone - 324 (60.0%)
  • Hispanic - 210 (38.9%)
  • Two or more races - 4 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.4%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Hartley: 80.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (14.0%), German (11.9%), United States (9.2%), Irish (6.4%), Scotch-Irish (2.5%), Polish (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 3904 feet

Land area: 6.98 square miles.

Population density: 77 people per square mile   (very low).

Hartley, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Hartley:

  • High school or higher: 55.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.9%
  • Unemployed: 1.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hartley CDP:

  • Never married: 12.1%
  • Now married: 78.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 1.5%
  • Divorced: 7.9%

140 residents are foreign born

This place:  25.2%
Texas:  16.4%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Hartley, Texas as of March 27, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Hartley to the number of sex offenders is 540 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,000 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $822 (0.8%)

Hartley satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Amarillo, TX (56.7 miles , pop. 173,627).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Albuquerque, NM (243.1 miles , pop. 448,607).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (384.9 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Dalhart, TX (3.7 miles ), Channing, TX (3.8 miles ), Northwest Hartley, TX (3.9 miles ), Dumas, TX (4.9 miles ), Cactus, TX (5.0 miles ), Boys Ranch, TX (5.1 miles ), Sunray, TX (5.8 miles ), Stratford, TX (6.0 miles ).

Latitude: 35.88 N, Longitude: 102.40 W

Area code: 806

Hartley household income distribution Hartley home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

3.7%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (51%)
  • Construction (17%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Public administration (3%)
  • Educational services (67%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Utilities (5%)
  • Retail trade (1%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (19%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (3%)

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

Average climate in Hartley, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Hartley-area historical tornado activity is below Texas state average. It is 8% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1971, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 33.9 miles away from the Hartley place center .

On 3/18/1982, a category F4 tornado 38.6 miles away from the place center injured 12 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hartley-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 3% greater than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 150.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 218.3 miles away from Hartley 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 104.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/3/2007 at 14:34:38, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.4 MW, 4.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 161.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/5/2001 at 10:52:07, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 151.0 miles away from Hartley 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 248.8 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 Hartley 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).
Hartley topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Hartley:

  • COON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; DALHART, TX)
  • COON MEMORIAL HOME (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; DALHART, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hartley:

  • Amarillo College (about 58 miles; Amarillo, TX; Full-time enrollment: 6,622)
  • West Texas A & M University (about 69 miles; Canyon, TX; FT enrollment: 6,820)
  • Wayland Baptist University (about 124 miles; Plainview, TX; FT enrollment: 5,526)
  • Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus (about 130 miles; Portales, NM; FT enrollment: 4,263)
  • South Plains College (about 160 miles; Levelland, TX; FT enrollment: 7,007)
  • New Mexico Highlands University (about 160 miles; Las Vegas, NM; FT enrollment: 2,931)
  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (about 162 miles; Lubbock, TX; FT enrollment: 3,269)

Public high school in Hartley:

  • Hartley School (Students: 199; Location: PO BOX 408; Grades: PK-12; Our rating: 27)
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Notable locations in Hartley: Hartley Volunteer Fire Department (A), Hartley Emergency Medical Services (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hartley 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: 17.3%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 33.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  3.3 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  82.7%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  2.5%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Hartley compared to Texas state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (82%)
  • Electricity (17%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Hartley CDP (based on Hartley County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.97%
Here: 59.0%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurch of the NazareneLutheran ChurchOther
Adherents82.8%7.7%4.6%3.7%1.2%
Congregations44.4%22.2%11.1%11.1%11.1%
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: 1
Hartley County:

1.94 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Here:

5.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.3%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Hartley County:

29.0%
Texas:

26.6%

8.70% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,957 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.70%
Texas average:

7.14%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Randall County, TX  0.82% ($27,818 average AGI)


9.44% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($67,227 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.44%
Texas average:

6.69%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Moore County, TX  1.11% ($26,200 average AGI)
to Randall County, TX  1.03% ($155,000)
to Dallam County, TX  0.81% ($77,182)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hartley:

  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KGNC (710 AM; 10 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KXIT (1240 AM; 1 kW; DALHART, TX; Owner: DALHART RADIO, INC.)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KPUR (1440 AM; 5 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KIJN (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FARWELL, TX; Owner: METROPOLITIAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hartley:

  • KXIT-FM (95.9 FM; DALHART, TX; Owner: RADIO DALHART)
  • KZRK-FM (107.9 FM; CANYON, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KGNC-FM (97.9 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • K219CD (91.7 FM; DALHART, TX; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Hartley:

  • KVII-TV (Channel 7; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: NVG-AMARILLO, LLC)
  • KACV-TV (Channel 2; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: AMARILLO JUNIOR COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KCIT (Channel 14; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING OF AMARILLO LICENSE, INC.)
  • KFDA-TV (Channel 10; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: PANHANDLE TELECASTING CO.)
  • KAMR-TV (Channel 4; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: QUORUM OF AMARILLO LICENSE, LLC)

Hartley fatal accident list:

Oct 17, 1989 01:40 PM, 87, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Dec 19, 1980 03:57 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2
May 5, 1976 06:20 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

36 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Hartley)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-24-250 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 135 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7758P , Serial Number: 24-2974, Year manufactured: 1961, Airworthiness Date: 12/22/1961
    Registrant (Individual): Todd A Skalsky, Po Box 34, Hartley, TX 79044

Most common first names in Hartley, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert772.9 years
John674.2 years
George369.7 years
James372.0 years
Mary379.0 years
Albert288.0 years
Ila279.0 years
David267.9 years
Elsie292.0 years
Roy269.0 years
Most common last names in Hartley, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Thompson679.3 years
Green575.8 years
Cosper579.2 years
Bryant591.4 years
Harbert385.3 years
Bookout362.3 years
Cullender375.6 years
Smith375.0 years
Vincent376.6 years
Ford269.9 years
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