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Population in 2012: 9,207 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -7.5%
 

Males: 4,721  (51.3%)
Females: 4,486  (48.7%)

Median resident age:  35.9 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 79331.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $38,767 (it was $27,362 in 2000)
Lamesa:

$38,767
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,948

Lamesa city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $50,469 (it was $36,700 in 2000)
Lamesa:

$50,469
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $56,399; Detached houses: $57,872; Townhouses or other attached units: $52,580; In 2-unit structures: $73,356; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $20,976; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $107,213; Mobile homes: $28,459

Median gross rent in 2012: $513.

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  • Hispanic - 5,530 (58.7%)
  • White alone - 3,374 (35.8%)
  • Black alone - 401 (4.3%)
  • Two or more races - 48 (0.5%)
  • Asian alone - 39 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 20 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 8 (0.08%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 2 (0.02%)

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


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

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Ancestries: German (7.8%), United States (6.9%), Irish (6.4%), English (4.0%), French (1.2%), Scottish (1.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 4.78 square miles.

Population density: 1,925 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Lamesa:

  • High school or higher: 71.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.1%
  • Unemployed: 7.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lamesa city:

  • Never married: 22.9%
  • Now married: 52.3%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 10.0%
  • Divorced: 13.0%

515 residents are foreign born

This city:  5.5%
Texas:  16.4%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 32 registered sex offenders living in Lamesa, Texas as of July 31, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Lamesa to the number of sex offenders is 288 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,232 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $621 (1.3%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Midland, TX (51.1 miles , pop. 94,996).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fort Worth, TX (269.0 miles , pop. 534,694).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (300.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Los Ybanez, TX (1.6 miles) , Welch, TX (4.1 miles ), O'Donnell, TX (4.2 miles ), Ackerly, TX (4.5 miles ), Tarzan-Lenorah, TX (5.4 miles) , Loop, TX (5.4 miles ), Gail, TX (5.5 miles ), Tahoka, TX (5.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $89,700
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $89,700
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $89,700
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $89,700
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $89,700
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $300,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $300,000
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $243,100
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $205,800
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $300,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $270,000
  • 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $175,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 32.73 N, Longitude: 101.96 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -666 (-7.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,512 (65.8%)

Area code: 806

Lamesa household income distribution Lamesa home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Lamesa by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000010101100
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.010.50.010.90.011.411.50.00.0
Rapes 215114213211211
per 100,000 19.69.848.110.210.441.920.910.933.722.811.5124.7115.8
Robberies 5222305220221
per 100,000 48.919.719.220.431.20.052.221.822.50.023.020.810.5
Assaults 52414232375246462533235813
per 100,000 508.9402.8404.0326.3384.6545.2479.9501.8281.2376.2264.9602.9136.9
Burglaries 767873719573746086111597272
per 100,000 743.8766.4702.3724.0987.4765.4772.0654.5967.41265.4679.4748.4758.1
Thefts 231188177257210145131131166204146132174
per 100,000 2260.71847.11702.72620.62182.71520.41366.71429.01867.32325.61681.31372.11832.2
Auto thefts 914811139121216199920
per 100,000 88.1137.677.0112.2135.194.4125.2130.9180.0216.6103.693.6210.6
Arson 3101310265340
per 100,000 29.49.80.010.231.210.50.021.867.557.034.541.60.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 290.1239.8255.9251.3269.6294.0254.4258.4254.2324.6221.7351.6274.4

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 22 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.68
Texas average:

1.95

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Lamesa, Texas accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.5%
Texas:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -819 (-7.6%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (16%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (10%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Information (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Lamesa-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 57% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/11/1970, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 56.5 miles away from the Lamesa city center killed 26 people and injured 500 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 5/24/1957, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 29.1 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lamesa-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 94% 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 72.2 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 72.1 miles away from Lamesa center
On 1/29/2008 at 10:24:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 65.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/2/2001 at 01:55:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 74.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/2001 at 00:07:08, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 76.5 miles away from Lamesa center
On 8/26/1992 at 03:24:52, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 58.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Dawson County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Fires: 3, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Steve Pearce (politician) - Armed forces veteran and politician, Edward R. Tinsley - Businessman, Barry Corbin - (born 1940), actor, Brad Cornett - Baseball player, Steve Freeman - Football player.


Hospitals/medical centers in Lamesa:

  • MEDICAL ARTS HOSPITAL HOME CARE (Home Health Center, 200 NORTH 3RD STREET)
  • MEDICAL ARTS HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 2200 N BRYAN AVE)
  • LAMESA HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 1818 N 7TH ST)
  • SAGE HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 1201 N 15TH ST)

Political contributions by individuals in Lamesa, TX

Airports located in Lamesa:


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Local government website: www.ci.lamesa.tx.us

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lamesa:

  • Texas Tech University (about 60 miles; Lubbock, TX; Full-time enrollment: 25,860)
  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (about 60 miles; Lubbock, TX; FT enrollment: 2,626)
  • The University of Texas of the Permian Basin (about 63 miles; Odessa, TX; FT enrollment: 2,108)
  • South Plains College (about 64 miles; Levelland, TX; FT enrollment: 4,679)
  • Angelo State University (about 125 miles; San Angelo, TX; FT enrollment: 5,118)
  • Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus (about 128 miles; Portales, NM; FT enrollment: 2,746)
  • Abilene Christian University (about 133 miles; Abilene, TX; FT enrollment: 3,947)

Public high schools in Lamesa:

Public elementary/middle schools in Lamesa:

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Library in Lamesa:

  • DAWSON COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $234,608; Location: 511 N 3RD ST; 36,652 books; 21 e-books; 2,693 audio materials; 1,731 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 58 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Grace Lutheran Church is another Lamesa, Tx church not listed. Located at 1002 N. 11th St.
  • Under schools, There is also Dawson ISD who is K-12. Has an average of 160 enrollment and is 15 miles north of Lamesa.

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Notable locations in Lamesa: Lamesa Fire Department Central Station (A), Lamesa Fire Department Northern Station (B), Dawson County Emergency Medical Services - Hill Corporation (C), Dal Paso Museum (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Lamesa include: Harvest Community Church of Lamesa (A), First Presbyterian Church (B), Northridge Methodist Church (C), First United Methodist Church (D), Saint John Episcopal Church (E), Saint Margaret Mary Catholic Church Convent (F), Sunset Baptist Church (G), Second Baptist Church (H), Saint John Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Lamesa include: North Park (1), Ninth Street Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: DAL Paso Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 125 Main Avenue).

Hotel: Budget Host Inn (901 South Dallas Avenue).

Court: Lamesa City - Municipal Court (601 South 1st Street).

 
Dawson 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: 17.5%
(9.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.6% for Black residents, 22.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 87.1% for American Indian residents, 33.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  69.3%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.7%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Lamesa, TX

People in group quarters in Lamesa in 2010:

  • 46 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 16 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 8 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 4 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Lamesa in 2000:

  • 68 people in nursing homes
  • 30 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 13 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 3 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

Lamesa compared to Texas state average:

Lamesa, Texas environmental map by EPA

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  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Banks with branches in Lamesa (2011 data):

  • First United Bank: Lamesa Branch at 601 North First Street, branch established on 1905/01/01. Info updated 2007/02/12: Bank assets: $1,081.2 mil, Deposits: $962.8 mil, headquarters in Dimmitt, TX, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 18 total offices, Holding Company: Plains Bancorp, Inc.
  • The Lamesa National Bank: at 112 Houston Street, branch established on 1927/07/30. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $275.4 mil, Deposits: $245.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices
  • The State National Bank of Big Spring: Lamesa Branch at 801 North 4th Street, branch established on 1992/08/10. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $299.9 mil, Deposits: $273.3 mil, headquarters in Big Spring, TX, positive income, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Snb Financial, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Lamesa travel time to work - commute


Lamesa mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (76%)
  • Electricity (24%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Lamesa city (based on Dawson County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 79.67%
Here79.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristInternational Church of the Foursquare Gospel
Adherents51.0%22.7%9.4%6.5%2.8%
Congregations27.8%5.6%13.9%13.9%2.8%
NameAssemblies of GodChurch of the NazarenePresbyterian Church (USA)Lutheran ChurchOther
Adherents2.2%1.7%1.3%0.8%1.6%
Congregations11.1%5.6%2.8%2.8%13.9%
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: 2
Dawson County:

1.45 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

0.73 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Dawson County:

2.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Here:

5.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.6%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Dawson County:

27.9%
Texas:

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

12.7%
State:

15.7%

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
Financial Administration 1$4,222$50,6640$0
Other Government Administration 5$21,004$50,4100$0
Judicial and Legal 1$3,852$46,2241$615
Police Protection - Officers 14$51,150$43,8430$0
Police - Other 7$14,322$24,5520$0
Firefighters 7$20,515$35,1690$0
Streets and Highways 7$16,357$28,0410$0
Solid Waste Management 9$22,036$29,3810$0
Sewerage 11$31,523$34,3890$0
Parks and Recreation 9$17,110$22,8130$0
Water Supply 1$2,152$25,8240$0
Other and Unallocable 4$9,549$28,6470$0
Totals for Government 76$213,792$33,7571$615

Lamesa government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Solid Waste Management: $319,000 ($34.65)
    Water Utilities: $122,000 ($13.25)
    Sewerage: $42,000 ($4.56)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $1,769,000 ($192.14)
    Police Protection: $1,109,000 ($120.45)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,019,000 ($110.68)
    Regular Highways: $931,000 ($101.12)
    Sewerage: $609,000 ($66.15)
    Fire Protection: $433,000 ($47.03)
    Central Staff Services: $377,000 ($40.95)
    Housing & Community Development: $347,000 ($37.69)
    Parks & Recreation: $278,000 ($30.19)
    General - Other: $235,000 ($25.52)
    Financial Administration: $214,000 ($23.24)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $54,000 ($5.87)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $49,000 ($5.32)
    Fire Protection: $44,000 ($4.78)
    Parks & Recreation: $13,000 ($1.41)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,672,000 ($290.21)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $6,000 ($0.65)

Lamesa government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $911,000 ($98.95)
    Sewerage: $624,000 ($67.77)
    Parks & Recreation: $11,000 ($1.19)
    All Other: $3,000 ($0.33)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $391,000 ($42.47)
    All Other: $43,000 ($4.67)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $153,000 ($16.62)
    General Support: $32,000 ($3.48)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $650,000 ($70.60)
    Interest Earnings: $155,000 ($16.84)
    Rents: $10,000 ($1.09)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,811,000 ($196.70)
  • Tax - Property: $1,148,000 ($124.69)
    Total General Sales: $883,000 ($95.91)
    Public Utilities: $742,000 ($80.59)
    Other Selective Sales: $30,000 ($3.26)
    NEC: $19,000 ($2.06)

Lamesa government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Industrial Revenue: $553,000 ($60.06)
    Water Utilities: $95,000 ($10.32)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $275,000 ($29.87)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $503,000 ($54.63)
    Other, NEC: $140,000 ($15.21)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $50,000 ($5.43)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $135,000 ($14.66)
    Water Utilities: $95,000 ($10.32)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $151,000 ($16.40)
    End of Fiscal Year: $62,000 ($6.73)

Lamesa government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,115,000 ($229.72)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $503,000 ($54.63)

6.05% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,370 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.05%
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 Lubbock County, TX  1.03% ($24,524 average AGI)
from Midland County, TX  0.54% ($24,409)
from Howard County, TX  0.39% ($24,000)


7.33% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,709 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.33%
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 Lubbock County, TX  1.43% ($24,797 average AGI)
to Midland County, TX  0.85% ($27,629)
to Howard County, TX  0.56% ($17,304)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lamesa:

  • KPET (690 AM; 0 kW; LAMESA, TX; Owner: KPET, INC.)
  • KCRS (550 AM; 5 kW; MIDLAND, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KFYO (790 AM; 5 kW; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KJTV (950 AM; 5 kW; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KYKK (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; HUMBLE CITY, NM; Owner: NOALMARK BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KWEL (1070 AM; daytime; 3 kW; MIDLAND, TX; Owner: FAUSTINO QUIROZ)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KHOB (1390 AM; 5 kW; HOBBS, NM; Owner: AMERICAN ASSET MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lamesa:

  • K217BX (91.3 FM; LAMESA, TX; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KYMI (98.5 FM; LOS YBANEZ, TX; Owner: ISRAEL G. YBANEZ)
  • KTXC (104.7 FM; LAMESA, TX; Owner: MIDESSA BROADCASTING LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Lamesa:

  • KPTR-LP (Channel 47; LAMESA, TX; Owner: PRIME TIME CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLBK-TV (Channel 13; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: QUORUM OF TEXAS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KJTV-TV (Channel 34; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • KWGD-LP (Channel 54; WELCH, TX; Owner: PRIME TIME CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Lamesa, Texas:
  • Fatal accident count: 13
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 23
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 14
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 40
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Texas average:
  • Fatal accident count: 180
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 273
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 52
  • Fatalities: 197
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 468
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 26

See more detailed statistics of Lamesa fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Lamesa)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 80 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Lamesa, TX)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 33 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 33 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Lamesa)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 36 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Lamesa)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 105
  • Hazardous Condition: 35
  • Service Call: 4
  • Good Intent Call: 16

Incident types - Lamesa


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lamesa, TX

Most common first names in Lamesa, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John8374.4 years
James8174.8 years
Mary7481.6 years
William5576.7 years
Joe4373.7 years
Robert4177.1 years
George3976.1 years
Willie3878.8 years
Jose2971.6 years
Ruby2779.1 years
Most common last names in Lamesa, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6076.9 years
Brown3876.2 years
Davis3479.7 years
Jones3477.5 years
Williams3377.3 years
Hernandez3171.3 years
Johnson3075.2 years
Lopez3070.9 years
Barron3080.7 years
Garcia2967.2 years
Businesses in Lamesa, TX
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Long John Silver's1
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
AutoZone1Nike1
Best Western1Pizza Hut1
CVS1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Sears1
FedEx1Subway1
H&R Block1UPS1
KFC1Walmart1

Lamesa on our top lists:

  • #26 on the list of "Top 100 cities with lowest ratio of median house value to median household income (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 100 cities with declining populations from 2000 to 2008 (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Dan Alan Cooper (1)
  • Irina V. Graf (1)
  • Dan Cooper (1)

Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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