Hereford, Texas

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Population in 2017: 14,888 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +2.0%
 
Males: 7,395  (49.7%)
Females: 7,493  (50.3%)
Median resident age:

30.4 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 79045.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $43,891 (it was $29,599 in 2000)
Hereford:

$43,891
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $19,245 (it was $12,787 in 2000)

Hereford city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $100,044 (it was $45,200 in 2000)
Hereford:

$100,044
TX:

$172,200

Median gross rent in 2017: $789.

March 2019 cost of living index in Hereford: 78.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 19.2%
(8.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 10.6% for Black residents, 22.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 60.4% for American Indian residents, 45.1% for other race residents, 26.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Hereford, TX (2017)
    • 12,10976.4%Hispanic
    • 3,42521.6%White alone
    • 1761.1%Black alone
    • 820.5%Asian alone
    • 850.5%Two or more races
    • 680.4%American Indian alone
    • 220.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 130.08%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 103 registered sex offenders living in Hereford, Texas as of July 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Hereford is 151 to 1.


Crime rates in Hereford by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(13.8)
1
(6.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.7)
2
(13.8)
1
(6.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(14.0)
1
(6.4)
1
(6.3)
6
(39.1)
7
(46.2)
8
(52.8)
1
(6.7)
3
(20.2)
6
(40.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(13.6)
4
(26.9)
2
(13.8)
8
(55.4)
11
(75.9)
3
(21.0)
1
(6.4)
6
(38.0)
9
(58.7)
7
(46.2)
8
(52.8)
7
(46.9)
5
(33.7)
15
(101.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
63
(428.7)
55
(369.6)
58
(399.2)
66
(456.9)
60
(413.9)
57
(398.5)
52
(331.4)
25
(158.4)
40
(261.0)
33
(217.7)
34
(224.2)
48
(321.3)
50
(337.1)
76
(513.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
127
(864.2)
113
(759.3)
112
(770.9)
150
(1,038)
133
(917.6)
101
(706.1)
123
(783.8)
62
(392.9)
173
(1,129)
101
(666.3)
68
(448.4)
97
(649.2)
69
(465.2)
83
(560.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
376
(2,559)
447
(3,004)
300
(2,065)
265
(1,835)
313
(2,159)
273
(1,909)
254
(1,619)
212
(1,344)
283
(1,846)
273
(1,801)
257
(1,695)
258
(1,727)
263
(1,773)
240
(1,620)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
15
(102.1)
29
(194.9)
25
(172.1)
19
(131.5)
18
(124.2)
26
(181.8)
25
(159.3)
16
(101.4)
18
(117.4)
23
(151.7)
18
(118.7)
23
(153.9)
24
(161.8)
25
(168.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(13.6)
4
(26.9)
6
(41.3)
4
(27.7)
3
(20.7)
2
(14.0)
2
(12.7)
5
(31.7)
2
(13.0)
0
(0.0)
11
(72.5)
1
(6.7)
4
(27.0)
3
(20.3)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)260.8276.2245.3297.8279.9237.5205.6137.5263.4225.2211.5210.5210.2282.9

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City-data.com crime index in Hereford, TX

Crime rate in Hereford detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 33 (27 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.82
Texas average:

1.55
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Ancestries: German (4.0%), American (3.7%), English (2.1%), Irish (2.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 5.61 square miles.

Population density: 2,653 people per square mile   (average).

Hereford, Texas map

2,686 residents are foreign born (16.6% Latin America).

This city:

17.0%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,393 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,417 (1.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Amarillo, TX (40.8 miles , pop. 173,627).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Albuquerque, NM (239.5 miles , pop. 448,607).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (351.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Dimmitt, TX (4.4 miles ),
Friona, TX (4.7 miles ),
Nazareth, TX (5.1 miles ),
Canyon, TX (5.4 miles ),
Vega, TX (5.4 miles ),
Happy, TX (5.6 miles ),
North Randall, TX (5.8 miles ),
Hart, TX (5.8 miles )

Latitude: 34.82 N, Longitude: 102.40 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Town Without a Toothache

Daytime population change due to commuting: -615 (-3.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,211 (62.3%)

Area code: 806

Distribution of median household income in Hereford, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in Hereford, TX in 2017
Hereford satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $70,300
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $142,300
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $164,000
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $227,500
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $198,300
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $124,800
  • 2005: 17 buildings, average cost: $135,000
  • 2006: 17 buildings, average cost: $136,200
  • 2007: 25 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2008: 10 buildings, average cost: $119,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $237,500
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $140,000
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $83,000
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $88,700
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $88,700
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $88,700
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $88,700
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $475,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Hereford, TX residents
Average permit cost in Hereford, TX
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.7%
Texas:

3.5%
Historical population in Hereford, TX
Historical housing units in Hereford, TX
Most common industries in Hereford, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Food (13.0%)
  • Educational services (11.0%)
  • Health care (10.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (8.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.1%)
  • Construction (5.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Food (20.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (12.5%)
  • Construction (9.4%)
  • Truck transportation (4.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.7%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (22.5%)
  • Health care (20.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.1%)
  • Public administration (4.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Hereford, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Food processing workers (4.5%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Food processing workers (7.2%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Cashiers (5.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.3%)

Average climate in Hereford, Texas

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Tornado activity:

Hereford-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 51% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/19/1971, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.6 miles away from the Hereford city center injured 24 people.

On 4/17/1970, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 33.1 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:

Hereford-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 9% 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 155.4 miles away from the city 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 176.7 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 319.3 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 196.7 miles away from the city 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 150.5 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 51.4 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 Deaf Smith County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hereford topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Hereford:

  • GRASSLAND GROUP HOME (323 STAR ST)
  • HEREFORD REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 801 EAST THIRD)
  • GOLDEN PLAINS CARE CENTER OF HEREFORD (420 RANGER DRIVE)
  • HEREFORD NURSING AND REHABILITATION (231 KINGWOOD ST)
  • KINGS MANOR METHODIST HOME (400 RANGER DR)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE HEREFORD (533 N 25 MILE AVE STE A)
  • HEREFORD REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER HOME CARE (540 WEST 15TH STREET)

Airports located in Hereford:

See details about airports located in Hereford, TX

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hereford:

  • West Texas A & M University (about 30 miles; Canyon, TX; Full-time enrollment: 6,820)
  • Amarillo College (about 41 miles; Amarillo, TX; FT enrollment: 6,622)
  • Wayland Baptist University (about 59 miles; Plainview, TX; FT enrollment: 5,526)
  • Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus (about 71 miles; Portales, NM; FT enrollment: 4,263)
  • South Plains College (about 87 miles; Levelland, TX; FT enrollment: 7,007)
  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (about 90 miles; Lubbock, TX; FT enrollment: 3,269)
  • Texas Tech University (about 91 miles; Lubbock, TX; FT enrollment: 29,251)

Public high schools in Hereford:

  • HEREFORD H S (Students: 886, Location: 200 AVE F, Grades: 9-12)
  • HEREFORD CENTER FOR ACCELERATED LEARNING (Location: 241 AVE H, Grades: 6-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Hereford:

  • HEREFORD J H (Students: 1,175, Location: 704 LA PLATA DR, Grades: 6-7)
  • NORTHWEST EL (Students: 462, Location: 400 MOREMAN, Grades: KG-5)
  • AIKMAN EL (Students: 406, Location: 900 AVE K, Grades: KG-5)
  • TIERRA BLANCA EL (Students: 385, Location: 615 COLUMBIA DR, Grades: KG-5)
  • BLUEBONNET EL (Students: 310, Location: 221 16TH ST, Grades: KG-5)
  • WEST CENTRAL EL (Students: 305, Location: 120 CAMPBELL ST, Grades: KG-5)
  • WALCOTT EL (Students: 138, Location: 4275 HWY 214, Grades: PK-6)
  • HEREFORD PREPARATORY ACADEMY (Location: 704 LA PLATA STE B, Grades: 8)

Private elementary/middle school in Hereford:

  • ST ANTHONY SCHOOL (Students: 100, Location: 120 W PARK AVE, Grades: PK-6)
See full list of schools located in Hereford

Library in Hereford:

  • DEAF SMITH COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $299,140; Location: 211 E 4TH ST; 55,831 books; 7,508 audio materials; 1,290 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 2 other licensed databases; 127 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Hereford: Deaf Smith County Courthouse (A), Hereford Fire Department (B), The National Cowgirl Hall of Fame and Western Heritage Center (C), Deaf Smith County Historical Museum (D), Hereford Emergency Medical Service (E), E B Black House (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Hereford include: Trinity Fellowship Church (A), Parkside Chapel Church (B), Fellowship of Believers Church (C), Seventh Day Adventist Church (D), Wesley United Methodist Church (E), Saint Thomas Episcopal Church (F), Church of God (G), Spanish Church of Christ (H), Church of Christ Central (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Hereford include: Jaycee Park (1), North Park (2), Veterans Park (3), Dameron Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Budget Motor Inn (915 West Highway 60), Best Western Red Carpet Inn (830 West 1st Street).

Courts: Hereford-City - Municipal Court (212 Lee Avenue), Deaf Smith County - Commissioners Court (235 East 3rd Street).

Birthplace of: Edgar Mitchell - Astronaut, Frank Ford (farmer) - Farmer, Kamie Ethridge - Basketball player, Paul Baker (teacher) - Theatre director, Andrew Carnahan - Football player, Ron Ely - Actor, Sean Martin (cartoonist) - Cartoonist.

Deaf Smith 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 city:

3.0 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

75.9%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.1%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Hereford in 2010:

  • 153 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 126 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 79 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 7 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 6 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Hereford in 2000:

  • 152 people in nursing homes
  • 90 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 11 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with branches in Hereford (2011 data):

  • First National Bank of Hereford: First National Bank Of Hereford at 301 West Third, branch established on 1999/12/06; North Branch at 403 N 25 Mile Avenue, branch established on 2008/11/01. Info updated 2008/04/17: Bank assets: $128.9 mil, Deposits: $111.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: La Plata Bancshares, Inc.
  • Happy State Bank: 501 West Park Ave Branch at 501 West Park Ave, branch established on 1928/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/12: Bank assets: $1,840.0 mil, Deposits: $1,625.4 mil, headquarters in Happy, TX, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 29 total offices, Holding Company: Happy Bancshares, Inc.
  • FirstBank Southwest: Hereford Branch at 300 North Main Street, branch established on 1900/10/23. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $825.3 mil, Deposits: $749.6 mil, headquarters in Amarillo, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Firstperryton Bancorp, Inc.
  • FIRST FINANCIAL BANK: First Financial Bank at Third And Sampson Streets, branch established on 1947/06/16. Info updated 2009/06/22: Bank assets: $164.9 mil, Deposits: $138.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: First Financial Bankshares, Inc.
  • First National Bank Texas: Hereford Banking Center - Rc 891 at 300 West 19th Street, branch established on 2005/01/26. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $944.3 mil, Deposits: $815.9 mil, headquarters in Killeen, TX, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 250 total offices, Holding Company: First Community Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Hereford:

Marital status in Hereford, TX
  • Never married: 28.8%
  • Now married: 54.7%
  • Separated: 3.6%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 7.3%

For population 25 years and over in Hereford:

  • High school or higher: 72.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 8.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

16.6
Texas average:

14.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Hereford
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Hereford, TX (based on Deaf Smith County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic8,3302
Evangelical Protestant6,21930
Mainline Protestant1,3795
Other3332
None3,111-
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: 3
Here:

1.63 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.54 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Here:

5.98 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
This county:

5.98 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

10.1%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Deaf Smith County:

26.9%
State:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Deaf Smith County:

13.1%
Texas:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Hereford:

47.1%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Hereford:

46.3%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.6
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Hereford:

21.9%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Hereford:

11.0%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.9%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
Hereford:

54.0%
State:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.7%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Hereford, TX Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 26$119,914$55,3450$0
Parks and Recreation 17$53,434$37,71814$6,492
Water Supply 10$40,354$48,4250$0
Streets and Highways 9$34,282$45,7091$1,086
Police - Other 5$13,790$33,0964$1,941
Other and Unallocable 4$15,684$47,0520$0
Financial Administration 4$17,560$52,6800$0
Other Government Administration 3$23,328$93,3120$0
Judicial and Legal 2$8,086$48,5160$0
Firefighters 2$10,448$62,6880$0
Sewerage 2$9,228$55,3680$0
Airports 2$6,924$41,5440$0
Solid Waste Management 1$2,818$33,8160$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 87$355,850$49,08319$9,519

Hereford government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Construction - Local Fire Protection: $130,000 ($8.73)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $27,999,000 ($1880.64)
    Police Protection: $2,047,000 ($137.49)
    Water Utilities: $1,868,000 ($125.47)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,318,000 ($88.53)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,309,000 ($87.92)
    Regular Highways: $1,270,000 ($85.30)
    Sewerage: $637,000 ($42.79)
    Central Staff Services: $564,000 ($37.88)
    Local Fire Protection: $425,000 ($28.55)
    Financial Administration: $401,000 ($26.93)
    Air Transportation: $349,000 ($23.44)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $194,000 ($13.03)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $130,000 ($8.73)
    Health - Other: $59,000 ($3.96)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $19,252,000 ($1293.12)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $127,000 ($8.53)
    Regular Highways: $120,000 ($8.06)
    Police Protection: $90,000 ($6.05)
    Water Utilities: $71,000 ($4.77)
    Sewerage: $19,000 ($1.28)
    Parks and Recreation: $18,000 ($1.21)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,925,000 ($263.64)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $225,000 ($15.11)

Hereford government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,844,000 ($123.86)
    Sewerage: $1,178,000 ($79.12)
    Other: $681,000 ($45.74)
    Parks and Recreation: $389,000 ($26.13)
    Air Transportation: $195,000 ($13.10)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $46,750,000 ($3140.11)
    Fines and Forfeits: $346,000 ($23.24)
    General Revenue - Other: $143,000 ($9.61)
    Rents: $96,000 ($6.45)
    Donations From Private Sources: $50,000 ($3.36)
    Sale of Property: $31,000 ($2.08)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $4,114,000 ($276.33)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $175,000 ($11.75)
    General Local Government Support: $5,000 ($0.34)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,011,000 ($135.08)
    Property: $1,765,000 ($118.55)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,042,000 ($69.99)
    Other Selective Sales: $153,000 ($10.28)

Hereford government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,472,837,000 ($98927.79)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,194,900,000 ($80259.27)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $277,937,000 ($18668.52)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,489,000 ($301.52)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,436,000 ($297.96)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $53,000 ($3.56)

Hereford government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $573,000 ($38.49)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $64,933,000 ($4361.43)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,489,384,000 ($100039.23)

6.32% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($44,371 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.32%
Texas average:

7.26%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Randall County, TX  1.36% ($48,420 average AGI)
to Potter County, TX  0.74% ($25,813)
to Castro County, TX  0.37% ($38,417)
Businesses in Hereford, TX
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Best Western1RadioShack1
CVS1SONIC Drive-In1
Chevrolet1Subway2
Curves1Taco Bell1
Dairy Queen1True Value2
FedEx1U-Haul2
H&R Block1UPS1
Holiday Inn1Verizon Wireless1
KFC1Walmart1
Lane Furniture1YMCA1
Long John Silver's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Hereford:

  • KPAN (860 AM; 0 kW; HEREFORD, TX; Owner: KPAN BROADCASTERS)
  • 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.)
  • KGNC (710 AM; 10 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KIXZ (940 AM; 5 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KPUR (1440 AM; 5 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KTNZ (1010 AM; 5 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, 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)
  • KDHN (1470 AM; 1 kW; DIMMITT, TX; Owner: COLLINS COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • KVOP (1090 AM; 5 kW; PLAINVIEW, TX; Owner: EQUICOM, INC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hereford:

  • KJNZ (103.5 FM; HEREFORD, TX; Owner: TAHOKA RADIO, LLC)
  • KPAN-FM (106.3 FM; HEREFORD, TX; Owner: KPAN BROADCASTERS)
  • KNNK (100.5 FM; DIMMITT, TX; Owner: JAMES D. PEELER)
  • K214CC (90.7 FM; HEREFORD, TX; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KXGL (100.9 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: FEUER/MCCORD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KGRW (94.7 FM; FRIONA, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • 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)
  • KBTE (104.9 FM; TULIA, TX; Owner: DOVE MEDIA, INC.)
  • K201EP (88.1 FM; HEREFORD, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL EVANGELISM)

TV broadcast stations around Hereford:

  • KVII-TV (Channel 7; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: NVG-AMARILLO, LLC)
  • KACV-TV (Channel 2; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: AMARILLO JUNIOR COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KFDA-TV (Channel 10; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: PANHANDLE TELECASTING CO.)
  • KCIT (Channel 14; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING OF AMARILLO LICENSE, INC.)
  • KAMR-TV (Channel 4; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: QUORUM OF AMARILLO LICENSE, LLC)
  • KCVP-LP (Channel 34; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: PRIME TIME CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Hereford fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 85ft / 26.0mTotal length
  • 42,340Total average daily traffic
  • 12,112Total average daily truck traffic
  • 59,140Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Hereford)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 169 (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 Hereford, TX)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 35 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 46 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Hereford)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 29 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Hereford)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 119. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 197 took place in 2011, and the least - 85 in 2004. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Hereford, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (64.6%), and Structure Fires (21.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Hereford, TX
    • 1,30364.6%Outside Fires
    • 44121.9%Structure Fires
    • 27313.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Hereford, TX
Most common first names in Hereford, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary9679.8 years
John7577.1 years
William7176.4 years
James7077.5 years
Robert5173.7 years
George4375.3 years
Maria4268.9 years
Charles4072.0 years
Jose3068.2 years
Joe2974.9 years
Most common last names in Hereford, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4579.2 years
Garcia3968.6 years
Williams3278.8 years
Jones2976.0 years
Davis2377.5 years
Gonzales2274.6 years
Martinez2172.8 years
White2168.0 years
Rodriguez2065.6 years
Walker2073.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Hereford, TX
  • 75.9%Utility gas
  • 23.3%Electricity
  • 0.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Hereford, TX
  • 53.8%Utility gas
  • 41.4%Electricity
  • 4.8%No fuel used


Hereford compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Hereford on our top lists:

  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (population 5,000+)"
There are 11 pilots and 11 other airmen in this city.
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