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Population in 2010: 278. Population change since 2000: -35.0%
Males: 132  (47.5%)
Females: 146  (52.5%)

Median resident age:  41.3 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 79743.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $42,011 (it was $24,375 in 2000)
Imperial:

$42,011
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,701

Imperial CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $45,422 (it was $20,000 in 2000)
Imperial:

$45,422
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $45,002; Detached houses: $50,827; Mobile homes: $31,331; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $7,082

Median gross rent in 2012: $484.

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  • White alone - 140 (50.4%)
  • Hispanic - 137 (49.3%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.4%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Imperial: 78.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (16.9%), Irish (8.8%), Italian (8.8%), French (2.9%), Scotch-Irish (1.9%), Dutch (1.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 2393 feet

Land area: 4.23 square miles.

Population density: 66 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in Imperial:

  • High school or higher: 76.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Imperial CDP:

  • Never married: 26.8%
  • Now married: 62.6%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 2.6%

67 residents are foreign born

This place:  22.4%
Texas:  16.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $900 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $365 (0.9%)

Imperial satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Odessa, TX (45.3 miles , pop. 90,943).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: El Paso, TX (222.6 miles , pop. 563,662).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (279.6 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: Grandfalls, TX (3.2 miles ), Coyanosa, TX (4.7 miles) , Crane, TX (4.7 miles ), Thorntonville, TX (5.0 miles ), Monahans, TX (5.0 miles ), Wickett, TX (5.2 miles ), Fort Stockton, TX (5.3 miles ), McCamey, TX (5.4 miles ).

Latitude: 31.27 N, Longitude: 102.70 W

Area code: 432

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.9%
Texas:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (31%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (14%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Educational services (36%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Information (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (26%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Top executives (9%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Other transportation workers (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (20%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (16%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (11%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (11%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (9%)
  • Registered nurses (7%)

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Tornado activity:

Imperial-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 34% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/1/1990, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.4 miles away from the Imperial place center killed 2 people and injured 21 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/19/1977, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.0 miles away from the place center injured 18 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Imperial-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 79.4 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 77.3 miles away from Imperial center
On 4/15/1995 at 14:33:29, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 78.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/12/1995 at 17:45:59, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 77.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/15/1998 at 10:33:42, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 83.2 miles away from Imperial center
On 6/1/1995 at 01:06:15, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 77.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Pecos 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 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Political contributions by individuals in Imperial, TX

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Imperial:

  • The University of Texas of the Permian Basin (about 48 miles; Odessa, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,108)
  • Angelo State University (about 133 miles; San Angelo, TX; FT enrollment: 5,118)
  • South Plains College (about 161 miles; Levelland, TX; FT enrollment: 4,679)
  • Texas Tech University (about 168 miles; Lubbock, TX; FT enrollment: 25,860)
  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (about 168 miles; Lubbock, TX; FT enrollment: 2,626)
  • Abilene Christian University (about 195 miles; Abilene, TX; FT enrollment: 3,947)
  • Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus (about 205 miles; Portales, NM; FT enrollment: 2,746)

Public high school in Imperial:

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Library in Imperial:

  • IMPERIAL PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $41,247; Location: 223 W FARM TO MARKET RD 11; 14,010 books; 210 audio materials; 530 video materials; 21 print serial subscriptions)

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

 
Pecos County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 14.0%
(6.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 25.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents)

Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  68.8%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  1.8%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Imperial, TX

Imperial 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.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Imperial travel time to work - commute


Imperial mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (53%)
  • Electricity (32%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11%)
  • Wood (4%)

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Religion statistics for Imperial CDP (based on Pecos County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 45.26%
Here45.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionChurches of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents38.3%34.9%7.3%7.0%6.0%
Congregations20.7%17.2%17.2%10.3%3.4%
NameChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Assemblies of GodLDS (Mormon) ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristOther
Adherents2.1%1.7%1.2%0.9%0.8%
Congregations3.4%13.8%3.4%3.4%6.9%
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: 4
Pecos County:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Pecos County:

0.63 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Pecos County:

10.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 13
Here:

8.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.2%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Pecos County:

25.8%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.2%
State:

15.7%

7.85% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,458 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.85%
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 Midland County, TX  0.70% ($25,500 average AGI)
from Ector County, TX  0.58% ($23,200)
from El Paso County, TX  0.49% ($17,190)


7.94% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($47,782 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.94%
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 Midland County, TX  1.14% ($35,367 average AGI)
to Ector County, TX  1.03% ($23,818)
to Tom Green County, TX  0.35% ($297,533)

Strongest AM radio stations in Imperial:

  • KLBO (1330 AM; 5 kW; MONAHANS, TX; Owner: SANDSHILLS COMMUNICATION, INC.)
  • KXOI (810 AM; 1 kW; CRANE, TX; Owner: HISPANIC OUTREACH MINISTRIES, INC)
  • KCRS (550 AM; 5 kW; MIDLAND, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KERB (600 AM; 1 kW; KERMIT, TX; Owner: LA RADIO CRISTIANA NETWORK, INC.)
  • KELP (1590 AM; 50 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: MCCLATCHEY BROADCASTING)
  • KWEL (1070 AM; daytime; 3 kW; MIDLAND, TX; Owner: FAUSTINO QUIROZ)
  • KFLB (920 AM; 1 kW; ODESSA, TX; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Imperial:

  • KPBM (95.3 FM; MCCAMEY, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • KMRK-FM (96.1 FM; ODESSA, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKKK (101.3 FM; CRANE, TX; Owner: MR. DON L. COOK)
  • KHKX (99.1 FM; ODESSA, TX; Owner: ENCORE BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Imperial:

  • KUPB (Channel 18; MIDLAND, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)

Imperial fatal accident list:

Dec 9, 2000 02:40 AM, Fm11, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1



FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6
  • William J Hackett, 0.20 Miles East Of State Route 1053 & 0.20 Miles North Of State Route 11 (Lat: 31.274583 Lon: -102.684472), Type: 89.0, Overall height: 85.3 m
    Registrant: 2027833975, Bill.Hackett@alltel.Com, 601 PENNSYLVANIA AVE., N.W., #720
  • MARC COVENTRY, Sand Hills Prod. Ofc. About 12 Mi. N (Lat: 31.445000 Lon: -102.675000), Type: 51.8, Overall height: 51.8 m
    Registrant: 2024344130, Black@khlaw.Com, 1001 G STREET, N.W., SUITE 500 WEST
  • Gene A DeJordy, 0.20 Miles East Of State Route 1053 & 0.20 Miles North Of State Route 11 (Lat: 31.274583 Lon: -102.684472), Type: 89.0, Overall height: 85.3 m
    Registrant: 2026545980, , 401 9TH STREET, N.W., SUITE 550
  • Gene A DeJordy, 0.20 Miles East Of State Route 1053 & 0.20 Miles North Of State Route 11 (Lat: 31.274583 Lon: -102.684472), Type: 89.0, Overall height: 85.3 m
    Registrant: 2026545980, , 401 9TH STREET, N.W., SUITE 550
  • Jerri L Janjua, 0.20 Miles East Of State Route 1053 & 0.20 Miles North Of State Route 11 (Lat: 31.274583 Lon: -102.684472), Type: 89.0, Overall height: 85.3 m
    Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY #150 GASAREG
  • Sand Hills Prod. Ofc. About 12 Mi. N (Lat: 31.445000 Lon: -102.675000), Type: 51.8, Overall height: 51.8 m
    Registrant: 2024344130, Black@khlaw.Com, 1001 G STREET, N.W., SUITE 500 WEST

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • City Water Tank (Lat: 31.274028 Lon: -102.708472), Call Sign: KNJN715, Licensee ID: L00093189
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.287 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/02/2000, Expiration Date: 01/05/2005, Cancellation Date: 03/12/2005
    Registrant: County Of Pecos, Fort Stockton, TX 79735, Phone: (915) 336-6281

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: KB5GLJ
    Grant Date: 09/13/1988, Expiration Date: 09/13/1998, Cancellation Date: 09/14/2000
    Registrant: Melvin E Williams, Imperial, TX 79743
  • Call Sign: KB5GLK
    Grant Date: 07/26/1988, Expiration Date: 07/26/1998, Cancellation Date: 07/27/2000
    Registrant: Lynda B Williams, Imperial, TX 79743
  • Call Sign: WA2YNE, Previous Call Sign: W6YNE, Licensee ID: L00479018
    Grant Date: 07/10/2012, Expiration Date: 08/09/2022, Certifier: Wayne C Leake
    Registrant: Wayne C Leake, Imperial, TX 79743
  • Call Sign: KE5OCO, Licensee ID: L01279672
    Grant Date: 05/04/2007, Expiration Date: 05/04/2017, Certifier: Shanna K Worthington
    Registrant: Shanna K Worthington, Imperial, TX 79743

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150G (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 2816S , Serial Number: 15066716, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 05/24/1967
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Robert George Davison, Box 542, Imperial, TX 79743, Other Owners: Bobby George Davison
  • Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT DCO-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 82 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 48466 , Serial Number: 5327, Year manufactured: 1943
    Registrant (Individual): Boyce A Rose, Box 83, Imperial, TX 79743


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3


Most common first names in Imperial, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Alma271.9 years
Grover280.5 years
Anita271.0 years
Earl272.4 years
David263.0 years
Charles266.0 years
Francisca264.5 years
Hazel281.5 years
James280.0 years
John275.0 years
Most common last names in Imperial, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Rodriguez777.4 years
King667.0 years
Esparza581.2 years
Cox564.4 years
Borron569.6 years
Freeman468.8 years
Rey456.2 years
Graham378.0 years
Harris376.3 years
Simmons382.7 years
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