Lockett, Texas

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Population in July 2007: 1,007.
Males: 646  (64.2%)
Females: 361  (35.8%)
Median resident age:  22.5 years
Texas median age:  32.3 years

Zip code: 76384

Estimated median household income in 2012: $62,277 (it was $44,167 in 2000)
Lockett:

$62,277
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $25,190 (it was $20,074 in 2000)

Lockett CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $62,556 (it was $48,800 in 2000)
Lockett:

$62,556
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $98,433; Detached houses: $111,241; Mobile homes: $41,669
Lockett races chart
  • White alone - 723 (67.4%)
  • Hispanic - 187 (17.4%)
  • Black alone - 143 (13.3%)
  • Two or more races - 11 (1.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (0.4%)
  • Asian alone - 3 (0.3%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 2 (0.2%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Lockett: 112.2 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1289 feet

Land area: 274.1 square miles.

Population density: 3.7 people per square mile   (very low).

Lockett, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Lockett:

  • High school or higher: 82.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 33.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lockett CCD:

  • Never married: 9.8%
  • Now married: 80.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 5.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Lockett CCD:  2.0% ($987)
Texas:  1.8% ($1,393)
Lockett satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita Falls, TX (47.5 miles , pop. 104,197).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fort Worth, TX (144.1 miles , pop. 534,694).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (168.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Thalia, TX (3.4 miles ), Vernon, TX (3.5 miles ), Harrold-Oklaunion, TX (3.8 miles ), Fargo-Odell, TX (4.5 miles ), Chillicothe, TX (4.6 miles ), Crowell, TX (4.7 miles ), Davidson, OK (4.8 miles ), Electra, TX (4.9 miles ).

Latitude: 33.98 N, Longitude: 99.34 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 940

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

3.9%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (35%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Food (7%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (4%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (3%)
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (17%)
  • Health care (15%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, and souvenir, and other miscellaneous stores (5%)
  • Food (5%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (22%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Food processing workers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (14%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (13%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (4%)

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

Average climate in Lockett, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Lockett-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 79% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/10/1979, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.6 miles away from the Lockett place center killed 11 people and injured 68 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/1/1954, a category F4 tornado 22.0 miles away from the place center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lockett-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 67% 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 105.4 miles away from the city 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 348.1 miles away from Lockett center
On 4/28/1998 at 14:13:01, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 76.4 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 245.9 miles away from the city center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 190.4 miles away from Lockett center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 172.3 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 Wilbarger County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Storms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Flood: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Lockett:

  • TEXOMA COMM HOSPICE (Hospital, about 13 miles away; VERNON, TX)
  • VERNON CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; VERNON, TX)
  • TEXOMA REGIONAL CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; VERNON, TX)
  • VERNON NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; VERNON, TX)
  • WILBARGER GENERAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 13 miles away; VERNON, TX)
  • WILBARGER GENERAL HOSPITAL DIALYSIS OF VERNON (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; VERNON, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lockett:

  • Vernon College (about 13 miles; Vernon, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,216)
  • Midwestern State University (about 48 miles; Wichita Falls, TX; FT enrollment: 4,901)
  • Western Oklahoma State College (about 48 miles; Altus, OK; FT enrollment: 2,054)
  • Cameron University (about 68 miles; Lawton, OK; FT enrollment: 4,695)
  • Abilene Christian University (about 107 miles; Abilene, TX; FT enrollment: 4,025)
  • Cisco College (about 112 miles; Cisco, TX; FT enrollment: 2,687)
  • Southwestern Oklahoma State University (about 114 miles; Weatherford, OK; FT enrollment: 4,126)

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Notable locations in Lockett: Coffee Creek Cow Camp (A), Cottonwood Pens (B), D's Camp (C), Four Corners Cow Camp (D), Hart Camp (E), Iron Pens (F), Santa Rosa Pens (G), Santa Rosa Ranch (H), Zacaweista Ranch (I), Burnett Pens (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Lockett include: Pleasant Home Church (A), Zion Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Wilbarger Memorial Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoirs: Four Corners Cow Camp Lake (A), D Camp Lake (B), Waggoner Ranch Lake Number 8 (C), Hart Camp Lake (D), Coffee Creek Cow Camp Lake (E), North Parker Tank (F), Santa Rosa Lake (G), Bitch Creek Reservoir (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: South Beaver Creek (A), Mud Creek (B), Grapevine Creek (C), Buck Creek (D), Commanche Creek (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Wilbarger County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:  2.7 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  79.1%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  2.8%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

5.0%
Whole state:

15.4%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

1.5%
Whole state:

6.7%
36 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional) in 2010
278 people in unknown juvenile institutions in 2000

Lockett compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (48%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (30%)
  • Utility gas (22%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Lockett CCD (based on Wilbarger County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 75.09%
Here: 75.1%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristLutheran Church
Adherents52.6%10.3%8.6%8.3%7.8%
Congregations25.0%2.8%8.3%19.4%8.3%
NameAssemblies of GodPresbyterian Church (USA)Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)Other
Adherents4.4%2.1%1.7%1.5%2.7%
Congregations5.6%2.8%2.8%2.8%22.2%
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
Wilbarger County:

1.44 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Wilbarger County:

0.72 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Wilbarger County:

6.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Here:

6.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.0%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Wilbarger County:

27.4%
Texas:

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

14.4%
State:

15.7%

6.22% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,828 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.22%
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 Wichita County, TX  0.77% ($34,639 average AGI)
from Hardeman County, TX  0.62% ($24,414)
from Tarrant County, TX  0.47% ($20,909)


7.07% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,332 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.07%
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 Wichita County, TX  1.40% ($33,076 average AGI)
to Hardeman County, TX  0.49% ($26,957)
to Tarrant County, TX  0.34% ($28,625)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lockett:

  • KCAF (990 AM; 10 kW; FARMERSVILLE, TX; Owner: RENAISSANCE RADIO, INC.)
  • KVWC (1490 AM; 1 kW; VERNON, TX; Owner: K V W C, INC.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KWFS (1290 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KSEY (1230 AM; 1 kW; SEYMOUR, TX; Owner: MARK V. AULABAUGH)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lockett:

  • KYYI (104.7 FM; BURKBURNETT, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KOLI (94.9 FM; ELECTRA, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KSEY-FM (94.3 FM; SEYMOUR, TX; Owner: MARK V. AULABAUGH)
  • KVWC-FM (103.1 FM; VERNON, TX; Owner: KVWC, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Lockett:

  • KSWO-TV (Channel 7; LAWTON, OK; Owner: KSWO TELEVISION COMPANY, INC.)
  • KJTL (Channel 18; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
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