Lipscomb, Texas

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Population in 2010: 37.
Population change since 2000: -15.9%
Males: 23  (64.7%)
Females: 14  (35.3%)
Median resident age:

60.7 years
Texas median age:

35.5 years

Zip code: 79056

Estimated median household income in 2021: $58,438 (it was $38,750 in 2000)
Lipscomb:

$58,438
TX:

$66,963

Estimated per capita income in 2021: $42,653 (it was $21,144 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2021: $86,125 (it was $28,800 in 2000)
Lipscomb:

$86,125
TX:

$237,400

Mean prices in 2021: all housing units: $102,007; detached houses: $101,717
March 2022 cost of living index in Lipscomb: 79.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2021: 0.0%

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  • Races in Lipscomb, TX (2021)
    • 2882.4%White alone
    • 514.7%Hispanic
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Ancestries: American (41.4%), English (20.7%), German (6.9%), Scottish (6.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 5.10 square miles.

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

Lipscomb, Texas map
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Lipscomb CDP:

1.3% ($370)
Texas:

1.8% ($1,393)

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

Distribution of median household income in Lipscomb, TX in 2021
Distribution of house value in Lipscomb, TX in 2021

Lipscomb satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.0%
Texas:

4.2%

Average climate in Lipscomb, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Lipscomb-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 69% 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 significantly above Texas state average. It is 729% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 186.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 202.4 miles away from the city center
On 2/13/2016 at 17:07:06, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 5.2 mi) earthquake occurred 88.9 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 29.9 miles away from Lipscomb center
On 1/7/2016 at 04:27:57, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi) earthquake occurred 88.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 223.3 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 (6) is a lot smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Fires: 2, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lipscomb topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lipscomb:

  • Southwestern Oklahoma State University (about 101 miles; Weatherford, OK; Full-time enrollment: 4,126)
  • Amarillo College (about 115 miles; Amarillo, TX; FT enrollment: 6,622)
  • Western Oklahoma State College (about 121 miles; Altus, OK; FT enrollment: 2,054)
  • West Texas A & M University (about 127 miles; Canyon, TX; FT enrollment: 6,820)
  • Cameron University (about 153 miles; Lawton, OK; FT enrollment: 4,695)
  • Vernon College (about 154 miles; Vernon, TX; FT enrollment: 2,216)
  • Southern Nazarene University (about 157 miles; Bethany, OK; FT enrollment: 2,064)

Points of interest:

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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
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

For population 15 years and over in Lipscomb:

Marital status in Lipscomb, TX
  • Never married: 12.2%
  • Now married: 24.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 57.7%

For population 25 years and over in Lipscomb:

  • High school or higher: 96.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 45.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 8.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2021
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2021
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.3
Texas average:

14.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Lipscomb, TX (based on Lipscomb County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,24510
Mainline Protestant5814
Catholic3201
None1,156-
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
Lipscomb County:

6.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.04 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

10.04 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.7%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

26.1%
State:

26.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.9%
Texas:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

41.6%
Texas:

47.4%

Average BMI:
Lipscomb:

28.2
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

18.8%
Texas:

20.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Lipscomb:

7.4%
Texas:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

28.3%
State:

33.1%

General health condition:
Here:

54.0%
Texas:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

71.3%
State:

80.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lipscomb, TX Residents

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.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 184ft / 56.2mTotal length
  • 2,708Total average daily traffic
  • 708Total average daily truck traffic
  • 5,510Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast 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, Cancellation Date: 03/26/2022, Certifier: Dorothy Hudson, Registrant: Lockard & White, Inc., 1b West Bronze Lane, Bryan, TX 77807, Phone: (281) 586-5741, Fax: (979) 775-4931, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • Lipscomb, Lat: 36.233639 Lon: -100.270278, Type: Ltower, Structure height: 24 m, Call Sign: WQJC218,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 07/25/2018, Expiration Date: 10/17/2020, Cancellation Date: 12/19/2020, Certifier: Douglas Campbell, Registrant: Ama Techtel Communications, 7201 I-40w, Suite 200, Lubbock, TX 79464, Phone: (806) 722-2247, Fax: (806) 322-2121, Email:
  • Lipscomb, Lat: 36.233639 Lon: -100.270278, Type: Ltower, Structure height: 24 m, Call Sign: WQJC218,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 07/25/2018, Expiration Date: 10/17/2020, Cancellation Date: 12/19/2020, Certifier: Douglas Campbell, Registrant: Ama Techtel Communications, 7201 I-40w, Suite 200, Lubbock, TX 79464, Phone: (806) 722-2247, Fax: (806) 322-2121, Email:
  • Lipscomb, Lat: 36.233639 Lon: -100.270278, Type: Ltower, Structure height: 24 m, Call Sign: WQJC218,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 07/25/2018, Expiration Date: 10/17/2020, Cancellation Date: 12/19/2020, Certifier: Douglas Campbell, Registrant: Ama Techtel Communications, 7201 I-40w, Suite 200, Lubbock, TX 79464, Phone: (806) 722-2247, Fax: (806) 322-2121, Email:
  • Lipscomb, Lat: 36.233639 Lon: -100.270278, Type: Ltower, Structure height: 24 m, Call Sign: WQJC218,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 07/25/2018, Expiration Date: 10/17/2020, Cancellation Date: 12/19/2020, Certifier: Douglas Campbell, Registrant: Ama Techtel Communications, 7201 I-40w, Suite 200, Lubbock, TX 79464, Phone: (806) 722-2247, Fax: (806) 322-2121, Email:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Lipscomb, TX
  • 48.0%Other fuel
  • 32.0%Electricity
  • 16.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.0%Wood


Lipscomb 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.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
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