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Population in 2010: 37. Population change since 2000: -15.9%
Males: 13  (35.5%)
Females: 24  (64.5%)

Median resident age:  60.8 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip code: 79056

Estimated median household income in 2012: $28,291 (it was $38,750 in 2000)
Lipscomb:

$28,291
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $26,298

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $54,304 (it was $28,800 in 2000)
Lipscomb:

$54,304
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $53,182; Detached houses: $53,182

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  • White alone - 35 (94.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (2.7%)
  • Hispanic - 1 (2.7%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Lipscomb: 81.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (35.3%), English (27.5%), Irish (7.8%), Scotch-Irish (5.9%), French (2.0%), Scottish (2.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 5.10 square miles.

Population density: 7.2 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in Lipscomb:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lipscomb CDP:

  • Never married: 9.1%
  • Now married: 33.3%
  • Separated: 6.1%
  • Widowed: 21.2%
  • Divorced: 30.3%

1 residents are foreign born

This place:  3.2%
Texas:  16.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $231 (0.4%)

Lipscomb satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Amarillo, TX (113.6 miles , pop. 173,627).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (161.9 miles , pop. 506,132).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (309.5 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Darrouzett, TX (3.9 miles ), Follett, TX (4.0 miles ), Higgins, TX (4.0 miles ), Booker, TX (4.6 miles ), Shattuck, OK (4.7 miles ), Northwest Ellis, OK (4.8 miles) , Canadian, TX (4.8 miles ), Arnett, OK (5.4 miles ).

Latitude: 36.23 N, Longitude: 100.27 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 806

Lipscomb household income distribution Lipscomb home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

3.8%
Texas:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Other services, except public administration (100%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (70%)
  • Retail trade (30%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)


Average climate in Lipscomb, Texas

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Tornado activity:

Lipscomb-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 152% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/22/1987, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.5 miles away from the Lipscomb place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/30/1978, a category F3 tornado 13.0 miles away from the place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lipscomb-area historical earthquake activity is above Texas state average. It is 91% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 29.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/15/1995 at 00:31:33, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 98.3 miles away from Lipscomb center
On 10/14/2008 at 03:07:28, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 40.6 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 93.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/12/2008 at 12:08:15, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 42.3 miles away from Lipscomb center
On 2/15/1997 at 09:08:55, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 88.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lipscomb County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Fires: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Political contributions by individuals in Lipscomb, TX

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lipscomb:

  • Southwestern Oklahoma State University (about 101 miles; Weatherford, OK; Full-time enrollment: 4,054)
  • Amarillo College (about 115 miles; Amarillo, TX; FT enrollment: 3,610)
  • West Texas A & M University (about 127 miles; Canyon, TX; FT enrollment: 5,251)
  • Cameron University (about 153 miles; Lawton, OK; FT enrollment: 3,904)
  • Southern Nazarene University (about 157 miles; Bethany, OK; FT enrollment: 2,044)
  • Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City (about 160 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; FT enrollment: 2,498)
  • Oklahoma City University (about 162 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; FT enrollment: 3,069)

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Notable location: Higgins - Lipscomb Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Saint Johns Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Plum Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Lipscomb 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: 43.5%

Average household size:
This place:  1.6 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  55.0%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  0.0%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported
4 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010

Lipscomb compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above 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


Lipscomb travel time to work - commute


Lipscomb mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (77%)
  • Wood (23%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Lipscomb CDP (based on Lipscomb County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 83.81%
Here83.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristOther
Adherents40.5%28.5%10.8%5.9%14.3%
Congregations26.3%21.1%5.3%5.3%42.1%
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
Lipscomb County:

6.69 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Lipscomb County:

10.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Here:

10.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.7%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Lipscomb County:

26.1%
Texas:

26.6%

11.24% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,053 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.24%
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 Ochiltree County, TX  1.49% ($69,000 average AGI)


11.07% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($37,676 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.07%
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 Ochiltree County, TX  1.40% ($35,429 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lipscomb:

  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KGNC (710 AM; 10 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • 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)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KSCB (1270 AM; 5 kW; LIBERAL, KS; Owner: SEWARD COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KEYE (1400 AM; 1 kW; PERRYTON, TX; Owner: PERRYTON RADIO, INC)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lipscomb:

  • KWOX (101.1 FM; WOODWARD, OK; Owner: OMNI COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KTOT (89.5 FM; SPEARMAN, TX; Owner: KANZA SOCIETY, INC.)
  • KMZE (92.1 FM; WOODWARD, OK; Owner: FM 92 BROADCASTERS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Lipscomb:

  • K23EC (Channel 23; CANADIAN, TX; Owner: C. L. & O. TRANSLATOR SYS., INC.)
  • K31CD (Channel 31; CANADIAN, ETC., TX; Owner: C. L. & O. TRANSLATOR SYS., INC.)
  • K33CQ (Channel 33; CANADIAN, ETC., TX; Owner: C. L. & O. TRANSLATOR SYSTEM, INC.)
  • K29BR (Channel 29; CANADIAN, ETC., TX; Owner: C. L. & O. TRANSLATOR SYSTEM, INC.)
  • K35CE (Channel 35; CANADIAN, ETC., TX; Owner: C. L. & O. TRANSLATOR SYSTEM, INC.)
  • K45AU (Channel 45; FOLLETT, TX; Owner: C L & O TRANSLATOR SYSTEM, INC.)
  • K49BB (Channel 49; FOLLETT, TX; Owner: C.L.& O.TRANSLATOR SYSTEM, INC.)
  • K51BC (Channel 51; FOLLETT, TX; Owner: C.L.& O.TRANSLATOR SYSTEM, INC.)
  • K53EE (Channel 53; FOLLETT, TX; Owner: C.L.& O. TRANSLATOR SYSTEM, INC.)
  • KOMI-LP (Channel 24; WOODWARD, OK; Owner: 101 TELEVISION)
  • K47BP (Channel 47; BOOKER, ETC., TX; Owner: C. L. & O. TRANSLATOR SYS INC.)


FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Hwy 305 In Lipscomb (Lat: 36.234194 Lon: -100.275972), Call Sign: KNAX555, Licensee ID: L00103231
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.520 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/11/1996, Expiration Date: 08/14/2001, Cancellation Date: 10/14/2001
    Registrant: Heart Ranch, Box 155, Lipscomb, TX 79056, Phone: (806) 862-4481
  • 1/2 M S & 1/4 Mi E Of (Lat: 36.229194 Lon: -100.267361), Call Sign: KNAX557, Licensee ID: L00103231
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.520 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/11/1996, Expiration Date: 08/14/2001, Cancellation Date: 10/14/2001
    Registrant: Heart Ranch, Box 155, Lipscomb, TX 79056, Phone: (806) 862-4481
  • Lat: 36.303444 Lon: -100.248833, Call Sign: WPTZ832
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.175 MHz, 452.075 MHz, 452.425 MHz, 456.175 MHz, 457.075 MHz, 457.425 MHz, 452.725 MHz, 457.725 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/29/2011, Expiration Date: 01/18/2022, Certifier: Dorothy Hudson
    Registrant: Lockard & White, Inc., 1b West Bronze Lane, Bryan, TX 77807, Phone: (281) 586-5741, Fax: (979) 775-4931, Email:


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