Lamesa, Texas

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Population in 2019: 9,147 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -8.1%
 
Males: 4,281  (46.8%)
Females: 4,866  (53.2%)
Median resident age:

35.3 years
Texas median age:

35.1 years

Zip codes: 79331.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $38,192 (it was $27,362 in 2000)
Lamesa:

$38,192
TX:

$64,034

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $22,760 (it was $16,211 in 2000)

Lamesa city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $81,786 (it was $36,700 in 2000)
Lamesa:

$81,786
TX:

$200,400

Median gross rent in 2019: $678.

March 2019 cost of living index in Lamesa: 76.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 29.4%
(15.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.7% for Black residents, 36.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 21.1% for American Indian residents, 76.4% for other race residents, 32.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Lamesa, TX (2019)
    • 6,18365.4%Hispanic
    • 2,91130.8%White alone
    • 3093.3%Black alone
    • 370.4%Two or more races
    • 200.2%American Indian alone
    • 100.1%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 45 registered sex offenders living in Lamesa, Texas as of October 24, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Lamesa is 215 to 1.


Crime rates in Lamesa by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.4)
1
(11.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.6)
1
(10.6)
1
(10.9)
2
(22.2)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(20.9)
1
(10.9)
3
(33.7)
2
(22.8)
1
(11.5)
12
(124.7)
11
(115.8)
5
(54.7)
13
(139.3)
9
(95.3)
9
(95.5)
10
(108.9)
7
(77.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
5
(52.2)
2
(21.8)
2
(22.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(23.0)
2
(20.8)
1
(10.5)
1
(10.9)
3
(32.1)
4
(42.4)
3
(31.8)
3
(32.7)
12
(133.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
46
(479.9)
46
(501.8)
25
(281.2)
33
(376.2)
23
(264.9)
58
(602.9)
13
(136.9)
38
(415.9)
39
(417.8)
32
(338.9)
47
(498.5)
29
(315.8)
53
(589.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
74
(772.0)
60
(654.5)
86
(967.4)
111
(1,265)
59
(679.4)
72
(748.4)
72
(758.1)
96
(1,051)
108
(1,157)
112
(1,186)
88
(933.3)
98
(1,067)
109
(1,212)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
131
(1,367)
131
(1,429)
166
(1,867)
204
(2,326)
146
(1,681)
132
(1,372)
174
(1,832)
298
(3,262)
248
(2,657)
273
(2,891)
266
(2,821)
257
(2,799)
271
(3,012)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
12
(125.2)
12
(130.9)
16
(180.0)
19
(216.6)
9
(103.6)
9
(93.6)
20
(210.6)
20
(218.9)
18
(192.8)
23
(243.6)
17
(180.3)
19
(206.9)
18
(200.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(21.8)
6
(67.5)
5
(57.0)
3
(34.5)
4
(41.6)
0
(0.0)
3
(32.8)
3
(32.1)
2
(21.2)
3
(31.8)
1
(10.9)
1
(11.1)
City-Data.com crime index247.1250.9246.8315.2215.2341.4266.4351.8407.3396.1399.4385.1485.8

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Lamesa, TX

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 18 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.48
Texas average:

1.54
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Ancestries: American (7.7%), German (2.8%), English (2.8%), Irish (1.7%), Scottish (1.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 4.78 square miles.

Population density: 1,913 people per square mile   (low).

Lamesa, Texas map

525 residents are foreign born (5.4% Latin America).

This city:

5.5%
Texas:

17.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,181 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $862 (1.2%)

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 )

Latitude: 32.73 N, Longitude: 101.96 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -729 (-7.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,467 (66.2%)

Area code: 806

Distribution of median household income in Lamesa, TX in 2019
Distribution of house value in Lamesa, TX in 2019
Lamesa satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $300,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $300,000
  • 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
  • 2013: 5 buildings, average cost: $167,000
  • 2014: 7 buildings, average cost: $206,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Lamesa, TX residents
Average permit cost in Lamesa, TX
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

10.1%
Texas:

8.0%
Historical population in Lamesa, TX
Historical housing units in Lamesa, TX
Most common industries in Lamesa, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (9.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.0%)
  • Health care (8.0%)
  • Educational services (7.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.9%)
  • Construction (6.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (11.2%)
  • Public administration (9.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (6.3%)
  • Repair & maintenance (6.1%)
  • Truck transportation (4.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.8%)
  • Educational services (12.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.7%)
  • Public administration (9.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.0%)
  • Social assistance (4.6%)
  • Private households (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Lamesa, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.2%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.4%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5.2%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10.7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6.5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.2%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (5.1%)

Average climate in Lamesa, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Lamesa-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 6% 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 significantly above Texas state average. It is 372% greater 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 Lamesa 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 189.1 miles away from Lamesa 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 the city center
On 3/26/2020 at 15:16:27, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MW, Depth: 5.9 mi) earthquake occurred 140.8 miles away from Lamesa center
On 9/11/2011 at 12:27:44, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 69.6 miles away from Lamesa center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 354.7 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 Dawson County (9) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Fires: 3, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lamesa topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Lamesa:

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

Airports located in Lamesa:

See details about airports located in Lamesa, TX

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lamesa:

  • Howard College (about 45 miles; Big Spring, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,587)
  • Midland College (about 50 miles; Midland, TX; FT enrollment: 3,650)
  • Texas Tech University (about 59 miles; Lubbock, TX; FT enrollment: 29,251)
  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (about 60 miles; Lubbock, TX; FT enrollment: 3,269)
  • The University of Texas of the Permian Basin (about 63 miles; Odessa, TX; FT enrollment: 2,982)
  • South Plains College (about 63 miles; Levelland, TX; FT enrollment: 7,007)
  • Odessa College (about 65 miles; Odessa, TX; FT enrollment: 3,107)

Public high schools in Lamesa:

Public elementary/middle schools in Lamesa:

  • SOUTH EL (Students: 608, Location: 2000 S 8TH, Grades: PK-2)
  • NORTH EL (Students: 464, Location: 601 N 14TH, Grades: 3-5)
  • LAMESA MIDDLE (Students: 409, Location: S 1ST AND BRYAN, Grades: 6-8)
See full list of schools located in Lamesa

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.

Points of interest:

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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).

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.

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

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

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.

For population 15 years and over in Lamesa:

Marital status in Lamesa, TX
  • Never married: 30.7%
  • Now married: 49.4%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 11.1%

For population 25 years and over in Lamesa:

  • High school or higher: 70.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.0%
  • Unemployed: 8.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

17.9
Texas average:

13.8

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Lamesa
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Lamesa, TX (based on Dawson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,80830
Catholic2,0682
Mainline Protestant8845
Black Protestant371
Other61
None4,030-
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: 2
Here:

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
This county:

2.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.09 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Dawson County:

9.6%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Dawson County:

27.9%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Dawson County:

12.7%
Texas:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

48.3%
Texas:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

46.1%
State:

47.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.6
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

22.2%
Texas:

20.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.7%
Texas:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Lamesa:

34.7%
Texas:

33.1%

General health condition:
This city:

53.4%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

78.4%
State:

80.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lamesa, TX Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 7$29,118$49,9170$0
Police - Other 7$25,004$42,8640$0
Firefighters 7$23,166$39,7131$671
Parks and Recreation 7$18,700$32,0571$613
Police Protection - Officers 7$31,188$53,4650$0
Solid Waste Management 7$25,684$44,0301$845
Other Government Administration 5$27,090$65,0161$1,796
Fire - Other 4$19,557$58,6712$472
Streets and Highways 3$10,695$42,7801$1,506
Financial Administration 3$12,878$51,5121$910
Sewerage 2$9,225$55,3500$0
Electric Power 1$7,577$90,9240$0
Judicial and Legal 1$4,561$54,7321$595
Housing and Community Development (Local) 1$4,030$48,3600$0
Other and Unallocable 1$4,701$56,4121$1,318
Totals for Government 63$253,173$48,22310$8,725

Lamesa government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Solid Waste Management: $134,000 ($14.65)
    Local Fire Protection: $86,000 ($9.40)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $2,400,000 ($262.38)
    Police Protection: $1,829,000 ($199.96)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,447,000 ($158.19)
    Sewerage: $827,000 ($90.41)
    Parks and Recreation: $809,000 ($88.44)
    Local Fire Protection: $569,000 ($62.21)
    Housing and Community Development: $548,000 ($59.91)
    Regular Highways: $372,000 ($40.67)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $107,000 ($11.70)
    General Public Buildings: $97,000 ($10.60)
    Financial Administration: $43,000 ($4.70)
    Central Staff Services: $23,000 ($2.51)
    General - Other: $6,000 ($0.66)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $288,000 ($31.49)
    General - Other: $148,000 ($16.18)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,292,000 ($359.90)

Lamesa government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,523,000 ($166.50)
    Sewerage: $1,397,000 ($152.73)
    Parks and Recreation: $188,000 ($20.55)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $447,000 ($48.87)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $120,000 ($13.12)
    Donations From Private Sources: $37,000 ($4.05)
    Interest Earnings: $35,000 ($3.83)
    General Revenue - Other: $8,000 ($0.87)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,703,000 ($295.51)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,000 ($0.11)
  • Tax - Property: $1,900,000 ($207.72)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,076,000 ($117.63)
    Public Utilities Sales: $725,000 ($79.26)
    Other License: $49,000 ($5.36)

Lamesa government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,667,000 ($182.25)
Businesses in Lamesa, TX
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1KFC1
Ace Hardware1Long John Silver's1
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Best Western1Nike1
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Sears1
FedEx1Subway1
Ford1UPS1
H&R Block1Walmart1

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.)
Lamesa fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Lamesa fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 3ft / 0.8mTotal length
  • 6,060Total average daily traffic
  • 1,757Total average daily truck traffic
  • 8,480Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Lamesa)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 119 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Lamesa, TX)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 111 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 37 (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)

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 101. The highest number of reported fires - 172 took place in 2008, and the least - 56 in 2013. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Lamesa, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (66.4%), and Structure Fires (16.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Lamesa, TX
    • 1,00766.4%Outside Fires
    • 25016.5%Structure Fires
    • 17311.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 875.7%Other
See full 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Lamesa, TX
  • 70.7%Utility gas
  • 28.2%Electricity
  • 0.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Lamesa, TX
  • 61.5%Utility gas
  • 38.5%Electricity


Lamesa 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.
  • 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.

Lamesa on our top lists:

  • #24 on the list of "Top 100 cities with lowest ratio of median house value to median household income (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: law enforcement workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: information (population 5,000+)"
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Total of 5 patent applications in 2008-2021.