Lefors, Texas

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Population in 2013: 513 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -8.2%
 
Males: 323  (63.1%)
Females: 190  (36.9%)
Median resident age:  57.1 years
Texas median age:  34.0 years

Zip codes: 79054.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $40,445 (it was $27,500 in 2000)
Lefors:

$40,445
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $21,802 (it was $13,165 in 2000)

Lefors town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $26,318 (it was $22,000 in 2000)
Lefors:

$26,318
TX:

$132,000

Median gross rent in 2013: $598.

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  • Races in Lefors, TX (2010)

    Lefors races chart
    • 46493.4%White alone
    • 204.0%Hispanic
    • 71.4%Two or more races
    • 51.0%American Indian alone
    • 10.2%Black alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Lefors: 78.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (23.6%), Irish (16.0%), German (13.7%), Polish (4.7%), Scottish (4.1%), French (2.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 0.39 square miles.

Population density: 1,300 people per square mile   (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Lefors:

  • High school or higher: 74.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.5%
  • Unemployed: 7.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lefors town:

  • Never married: 17.5%
  • Now married: 60.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 15.9%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Lefors, Texas as of August 30, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Lefors to the number of sex offenders is 509 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $804 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $196 (0.8%)

Lefors satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Amarillo, TX (61.1 miles , pop. 173,627).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (184.2 miles , pop. 506,132).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (293.6 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Pampa, TX (3.4 miles ), McLean, TX (4.3 miles ), Miami, TX (4.5 miles ), White Deer, TX (4.6 miles ), Mobeetie, TX (4.6 miles) , Skellytown, TX (4.8 miles ), Groom, TX (4.9 miles ), Howardwick, TX (5.4 miles ).

Latitude: 35.44 N, Longitude: 100.80 W

Area code: 806

Lefors household income distribution Lefors home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

3.7%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -86 (-13.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (39%)
  • Other services, except public administration (12%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Retail trade (30%)
  • Finance and insurance (15%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (28%)
  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Material moving occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (42%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (3%)

Work and jobs in Lefors: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Lefors, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Lefors-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 92% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/8/1995, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.3 miles away from the Lefors town center injured 7 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/17/1970, a category F4 tornado 11.9 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 13 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lefors-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 38% 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 166.6 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 73.7 miles away from Lefors 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 243.9 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 251.9 miles away from the city center
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 56.2 miles away from Lefors center
On 8/17/2000 at 01:08:05, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 57.0 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 Gray County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Flood: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lefors topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Lefors:

  • SHEPARDS CROOK NURSING AGENCY INC (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; PAMPA, TX)
  • HOSPICE OF THE PANHANDLE (Hospital, about 12 miles away; PAMPA, TX)
  • CORONADO HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; PAMPA, TX)
  • PAMPA NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; PAMPA, TX)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE PAMPA (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; PAMPA, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lefors:

  • Amarillo College (about 62 miles; Amarillo, TX; Full-time enrollment: 6,622)
  • West Texas A & M University (about 71 miles; Canyon, TX; FT enrollment: 6,820)
  • Western Oklahoma State College (about 99 miles; Altus, OK; FT enrollment: 2,054)
  • Wayland Baptist University (about 102 miles; Plainview, TX; FT enrollment: 5,526)
  • Southwestern Oklahoma State University (about 119 miles; Weatherford, OK; FT enrollment: 4,126)
  • Vernon College (about 123 miles; Vernon, TX; FT enrollment: 2,216)
  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (about 142 miles; Lubbock, TX; FT enrollment: 3,269)

Public high school in Lefors:

  • Lefors School (Students: 161; Location: 209 E 5TH ST; Grades: PK-12; Our rating: 44)
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Gray 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 2013: 7.3%
(5.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 66.7% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  67.3%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.0%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.9% of all households

Lefors compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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 below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.5
Texas average:

14.4

Lefors travel time to work - commute Lefors mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (77%)
  • Electricity (19%)
  • Wood (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Lefors town (based on Gray County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant15,15942
Catholic2,3581
Mainline Protestant1,7876
Black Protestant5583
Other4232
None2,250-
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
Gray County:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Gray County:

0.91 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Gray County:

5.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
Here:

7.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.2%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Gray County:

28.2%
Texas:

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

15.6%
State:

15.7%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$2,569$30,8280$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$100
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$100
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$1,023
Solid Waste Management 1$1,794$21,5280$0
Sewerage 1$3,426$41,1120$0
Water Supply 1$2,290$27,4800$0
Totals for Government 4$10,079$30,2373$1,223

7.48% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,806 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.48%
Texas average:

7.14%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Randall County, TX  0.72% ($32,510 average AGI)
from Potter County, TX  0.57% ($27,225)
from Hutchinson County, TX  0.35% ($40,640)


6.56% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,083 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.56%
Texas average:

6.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Randall County, TX  0.93% ($48,215 average AGI)
to Potter County, TX  0.60% ($28,452)
to Carson County, TX  0.33% ($48,261)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lefors:

  • KGNC (710 AM; 10 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KGRO (1230 AM; 1 kW; PAMPA, TX; Owner: PAMPA BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • 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)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • 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.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lefors:

  • K215BU (90.9 FM; PAMPA, TX; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KOMX (100.3 FM; PAMPA, TX; Owner: PAMPA BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KAXH (90.9 FM; PAMPA, TX; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KEFH (99.3 FM; CLARENDON, TX; Owner: ROHO BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KQFX (104.3 FM; BORGER, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KTOT (89.5 FM; SPEARMAN, TX; Owner: KANZA SOCIETY, INC.)
  • KPDR (90.5 FM; WHEELER, TX; Owner: TOP O' TEXAS ED B/CASTING FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Lefors:

  • K47GM (Channel 47; NEW MOBEETIE, TX; Owner: WHEELER COUNTY TRANSLATOR SYSTEM, INC.)
  • K43ED (Channel 43; NEW MOBEETIE, TX; Owner: WHEELER COUNTY TRANSLATOR SYSTEM,INC)
  • K45DY (Channel 45; NEW MOBEETIE, TX; Owner: WHEELER COUNTY TRANSLATOR SYS. INC.)
  • K39AN (Channel 39; MOBEETIE, TX; Owner: WHEELER COUNTY TRANSLATOR SYSTEM,INC)
  • K41BW (Channel 41; MOBEETIE, TX; Owner: WHEELER COUNTY TRANSLATOR SYSTEM,INC)

Lefors fatal accident list:

Jan 4, 1998 11:40 AM, Fourthst, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6
  • John Monday, 7991 Tumbleweed Road (Lat: 35.445972 Lon: -100.800139), Type: 83.8, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 4692297471, Lg5201@att.Com, 5601 LEGACY DR., MS: A-3
  • Edward G Roach, 7991 Tumbleweed Road (Lat: 35.445972 Lon: -100.800139), Type: 83.8, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY NW
  • Edward G Roach, 7991 Tumbleweed Road (Lat: 35.445972 Lon: -100.800139), Type: 83.8, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY NW
  • Edward G Roach, 7991 Tumbleweed Rd (Tx12169-B) (Lat: 35.445972 Lon: -100.800139), Type: 77.7, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY NW
  • Edward G Roach, 7991 Tumbleweed Rd (Tx12169-B) (Lat: 35.445972 Lon: -100.800139), Type: 77.7, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY NW
  • 3 Mi E Tx 237 1/2 N (Lat: 35.432222 Lon: -100.753333), Type: 91.0, Overall height: 91 m
    Registrant: 8066657128, , RT 2 BOX 36

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • 301 E Thut St (Lat: 35.439500 Lon: -100.801806), Call Sign: KFG526, Licensee ID: L00100395
    Assigned Frequencies: 37.9000 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/14/1998, Expiration Date: 02/03/2003, Cancellation Date: 05/11/2003
    Registrant: County Of Gray, Courthouse, Pampa, TX 79065
  • East Annex (Lat: 35.425611 Lon: -100.681528), Type: Pole, Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: WPMX520
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.560 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/12/1999, Expiration Date: 03/12/2004, Cancellation Date: 05/16/2004, Certifier: Ricky Gilbert
    Registrant: Mcdermott, Will & Emery, 600 13th Street, Nw, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 756-8282, Fax: (202) 756-8087, Email:
  • 3 Mi Ene (Lat: 35.430056 Lon: -100.760972), Structure height: 40 m, Call Sign: KDI501
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.560 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/03/2001, Expiration Date: 10/21/2011, Cancellation Date: 12/24/2011, Certifier: James R Boyd
    Registrant: Eagle Rock Field Services, L.P., 14950 Heathrow Forest Parkway, Ste. 111, Houston, TX 77032, Phone: (832) 327-8000, Fax: (832) 327-8009, Email:
  • 1.6 Km Nne (Lat: 35.467556 Lon: -100.800417), Type: Tower, Structure height: 15 m, Call Sign: KNNT960
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.675 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/24/2001, Expiration Date: 05/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 04/09/2008, Certifier: Gary Ehler
    Registrant: Mona Lee & Associates, LLC, 3730 Kirby Drive, Suite 1200, Houston, TX 77098, Phone: (281) 580-2101, Fax: (713) 831-6899, Email:
  • Cabin Creek (Lat: 35.431167 Lon: -100.761250), Type: Pole, Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: WQDT532
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.560 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/26/2005, Expiration Date: 10/26/2015, Certifier: James R Boyd
    Registrant: Eagle Rock Field Services, L.P., 14950 Heathrow Forest Parkway, Ste. 111, Houston, TX 77032, Phone: (832) 327-8000, Fax: (832) 327-8009, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • 1 Mi S Of Sh 273 7 Mi E Of (Lat: 35.366694 Lon: -100.716667), Overall height: 58.8 m, Call Sign: WPNC491
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.343 MHz, 952.343 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/17/2012, Expiration Date: 05/01/2022, Certifier: J S Pittman
    Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street, Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4100, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • 2.5 Mi E On Hwy 273 1 Mi On Fm 1321 (Lat: 35.430028 Lon: -100.760972), Overall height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: WPNI607
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.831 MHz, 928.831 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/15/2012, Expiration Date: 11/17/2022, Certifier: Joan A Schnepp
    Registrant: Eagle Rock Field Services, L.P., 8442 County Road 3, Pampa, TX 79065, Phone: (806) 665-5991, Email:
  • LEFORS, Lat: 35.433278 Lon: -100.798222, Type: Tower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WQJC218
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/22/2008, Expiration Date: 07/22/2018, Certifier: Douglas Campbell
    Registrant: Ama Communications, LLC, 7201 I-40w, Suite 200, Amarillo, TX 79106, Phone: (806) 322-2222, Fax: (806) 322-2121, Email:
  • LEFORS TWR, 702 E Thut St (Lat: 35.433278 Lon: -100.798222), Type: Tower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WQLQ247
    Assigned Frequencies: 11245.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/26/2010, Expiration Date: 03/26/2020, Certifier: Douglas Campbell
    Registrant: Ama Communications, LLC, 7201 I-40w, Suite 200, Amarillo, TX 79106, Phone: (806) 322-2222, Fax: (806) 322-2121, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KA5WZK
    Grant Date: 06/21/1995, Expiration Date: 06/21/2005, Cancellation Date: 06/22/2007
    Registrant: Maudie E Alexander, Lefors, TX 79054-0326
  • Call Sign: KE5BXY, Licensee ID: L00888500
    Grant Date: 07/06/2004, Expiration Date: 07/06/2014, Certifier: Bobby R Pearce
    Registrant: Bobby R Pearce, Lefors, TX 79054

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-32-301 (Category: Land, Seats: 7, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8470P , Serial Number: 32-8206010, Year manufactured: 1981, Airworthiness Date: 11/06/1981
    Registrant (Individual): Raymond Henry, Po Box 115, Lefors, TX 79054

Most common first names in Lefors, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1077.4 years
Mary1080.6 years
William976.8 years
Charles572.8 years
James571.8 years
Robert572.8 years
Carl478.0 years
Marvin482.0 years
Joe472.7 years
Ruby475.8 years
Most common last names in Lefors, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1280.4 years
Beck476.9 years
Cates475.0 years
Hill473.0 years
Trusty475.2 years
Carruth382.6 years
Johnson377.0 years
Coleman388.7 years
Jackson383.0 years
Archer378.3 years
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