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Population in 2012: 394 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -9.8%
 

Males: 193  (49.1%)
Females: 201  (50.9%)

Median resident age:  54.9 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 79226.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $31,805 (it was $34,063 in 2000)
Howardwick:

$31,805
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,882

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $36,338 (it was $42,900 in 2000)
Howardwick:

$36,338
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $42,242; Detached houses: $55,000; Mobile homes: $23,582

Median gross rent in 2012: $489.

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  • White alone - 379 (94.3%)
  • Hispanic - 14 (3.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (1.0%)
  • Two or more races - 3 (0.7%)
  • Black alone - 2 (0.5%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Howardwick: 80.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (23.4%), English (12.6%), Irish (12.6%), French (6.7%), United States (3.7%), Scotch-Irish (2.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 2746 feet

Land area: 1.82 square miles.

Population density: 217 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Howardwick:

  • High school or higher: 71.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 10.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Howardwick city:

  • Never married: 11.2%
  • Now married: 63.4%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 9.9%
  • Divorced: 12.4%

5 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.0%
Texas:  16.4%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Howardwick, Texas as of September 16, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Howardwick to the number of sex offenders is 394 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $533 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $577 (1.6%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Amarillo, TX (54.2 miles , pop. 173,627).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (193.1 miles , pop. 506,132).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (282.6 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Clarendon, TX (2.6 miles ), Groom, TX (4.0 miles ), Hedley, TX (4.3 miles ), McLean, TX (4.7 miles ), Claude, TX (5.1 miles ), Lakeview, TX (5.3 miles) , Lefors, TX (5.4 miles ), Memphis, TX (5.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $131,000
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $131,000
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $170,500
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $170,500
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $177,100
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $175,600
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Latitude: 35.03 N, Longitude: 100.91 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 806

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.5%
Texas:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +227 (+108.1%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (20%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (13%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Retail trade (24%)
  • Accommodation and food services (21%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (13%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (5%)
  • Construction laborers (5%)
  • Rail and water transportation workers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (16%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Howardwick-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 178% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/17/1970, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.2 miles away from the Howardwick city center killed 5 people and injured 51 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/18/1970, a category F4 tornado 20.0 miles away from the city center killed 16 people and injured 42 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Howardwick-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/16/2000 at 22:08:54, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 56.4 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) earthquake occurred 56.8 miles away from Howardwick center
On 10/14/2008 at 03:07:28, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 51.8 miles away from the city center
On 2/18/2006 at 05:49:41, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 66.6 miles away from the city center
On 2/15/1997 at 09:08:55, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 19.7 miles away from Howardwick center
On 9/24/2003 at 15:02:09, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 50.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Donley County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Floods: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Fires: 2, Storms: 2, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Howardwick:

  • Amarillo College (about 55 miles; Amarillo, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,610)
  • West Texas A & M University (about 58 miles; Canyon, TX; FT enrollment: 5,251)
  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (about 115 miles; Lubbock, TX; FT enrollment: 2,626)
  • Texas Tech University (about 115 miles; Lubbock, TX; FT enrollment: 25,860)
  • Southwestern Oklahoma State University (about 130 miles; Weatherford, OK; FT enrollment: 4,054)
  • South Plains College (about 131 miles; Levelland, TX; FT enrollment: 4,679)
  • Cameron University (about 144 miles; Lawton, OK; FT enrollment: 3,904)

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Donley 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: 22.8%
(19.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 57.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  65.1%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.7%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Howardwick, TX

Howardwick compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Howardwick travel time to work - commute


Howardwick mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (40%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (33%)
  • Electricity (18%)
  • Utility gas (6%)
  • Wood (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Howardwick city (based on Donley County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 70.69%
Here70.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristCatholic ChurchOther
Adherents58.6%19.3%9.6%4.4%8.0%
Congregations28.6%14.3%14.3%7.1%35.7%
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
Donley County:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Donley County:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Donley County:

10.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Here:

10.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.8%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Donley County:

25.8%
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
Other Government Administration 1$1,385$16,6200$0
Streets and Highways 1$2,477$29,7240$0
Totals for Government 2$3,862$23,1720$0


8.22% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,376 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.22%
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 Randall County, TX  1.24% ($54,000 average AGI)
from Potter County, TX  0.97% ($40,455)


9.57% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,182 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.57%
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 Potter County, TX  2.35% ($24,000 average AGI)
to Randall County, TX  1.65% ($35,526)
to Gray County, TX  0.96% ($15,273)

Strongest AM radio stations in Howardwick:

  • KGNC (710 AM; 10 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KTNZ (1010 AM; 5 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KIXZ (940 AM; 5 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KPUR (1440 AM; 5 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KVOP (1090 AM; 5 kW; PLAINVIEW, TX; Owner: EQUICOM, INC)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Howardwick:

  • KEFH (99.3 FM; CLARENDON, TX; Owner: ROHO BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLSR-FM (105.3 FM; MEMPHIS, TX; Owner: DAVIS BROADCAST COMPANY, INC.)
  • KARX (95.7 FM; CLAUDE, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)

TV broadcast stations around Howardwick:

  • K51CB (Channel 51; CLARENDON, TX; Owner: DONLEY COUNTY UHF TV, INC.)
  • K47BQ (Channel 47; CLARENDON, TX; Owner: DONLEY COUNTY UHF TV, INC.)
  • K17DS (Channel 17; CLARENDON, TX; Owner: AMARILLO JUNIOR COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • K45DM (Channel 45; CLARENDON, TX; Owner: DONLEY COUNTY UHF TV, INC.)
  • KACV-TV (Channel 2; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: AMARILLO JUNIOR COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • K32EH (Channel 32; MEMPHIS, TX; Owner: CAPROCK TRANSLATOR SYSTEM, INC.)
  • K36CA (Channel 36; MEMPHIS, TX; Owner: CRUZE ELECTRONICS)

Howardwick fatal accident list:

Apr 23, 2009 08:03 AM, Swanson, Lat: 35.03983889, Lon: -100.9111056, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Howardwick)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Donley County (Lat: 35.076556 Lon: -100.892944), Type: Tower, Structure height: 152 m, Call Sign: WPUF362
    Assigned Frequencies: 858.387 MHz, 859.412 MHz, 860.387 MHz, 857.387 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/30/2011, Expiration Date: 02/21/2022, Certifier: Jason D Griffith
    Registrant: American Electric Power Service Corporation, One Riverside Plaza, Columbus, OH 43215, Phone: (614) 716-5874, Fax: (614) 716-3535, Email:


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2
  • Service Call: 1

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