McCamey, Texas

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Population in 2013: 1,898 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +5.2%
 
Males: 857  (45.2%)
Females: 1,041  (54.8%)
Median resident age:  29.7 years
Texas median age:  34.0 years

Zip codes: 79752.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $36,035 (it was $25,233 in 2000)
McCamey:

$36,035
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $19,199 (it was $12,171 in 2000)

McCamey city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $41,576 (it was $27,500 in 2000)
McCamey:

$41,576
TX:

$132,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $71,169; Detached houses: $76,316; Mobile homes: $26,414

Median gross rent in 2013: $570.

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  • Races in McCamey, TX (2010)

    McCamey races chart
    • 1,12059.4%Hispanic
    • 70337.3%White alone
    • 341.8%Black alone
    • 160.8%Two or more races
    • 130.7%American Indian alone
    • 10.05%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in McCamey: 78.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (6.5%), German (4.6%), West Indian (1.9%), Scottish (1.3%), English (1.2%), Swedish (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 2441 feet

Land area: 2.00 square miles.

Population density: 947 people per square mile   (low).

McCamey,TX real estate house value index trend

McCamey, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in McCamey:

  • High school or higher: 70.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.3%
  • Unemployed: 7.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in McCamey city:

  • Never married: 18.1%
  • Now married: 62.8%
  • Separated: 6.5%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 7.0%

194 residents are foreign born (10.1% Latin America).

This city:

10.5%
Texas:

16.5%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in McCamey, Texas as of August 02, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in McCamey to the number of sex offenders is 1,844 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $556 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $207 (0.6%)

McCamey satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Odessa, TX (51.3 miles , pop. 90,943).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: San Antonio, TX (250.2 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: Rankin, TX (4.2 miles ), Crane, TX (4.4 miles ), Iraan, TX (4.9 miles ), Imperial, TX (5.4 miles ), West Crockett, TX (6.0 miles) , Grandfalls, TX (6.3 miles ), Fort Stockton, TX (6.5 miles ), Big Lake, TX (6.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $50,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $20,000
  • 2012: 7 buildings, average cost: $45,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 31.13 N, Longitude: 102.22 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Wind Energy Capital of Texas

Area code: 432

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

2.7%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -650 (-26.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (37%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (14%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Utilities (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (36%)
  • Transportation occupations (16%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (5%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (16%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (13%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Legal occupations (8%)

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

Average climate in McCamey, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

McCamey-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 60% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/1/1990, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.4 miles away from the McCamey city center killed 2 people and injured 21 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/26/1960, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 0.2 miles away from the city center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

McCamey-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 39% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 90.1 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 156.6 miles away from McCamey 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 97.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/15/1995 at 14:33:29, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 88.6 miles away from the city center
On 12/19/2005 at 20:27:40, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.1 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 167.4 miles away from McCamey center
On 11/12/1995 at 17:45:59, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 88.4 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 Upton County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 3, Hurricanes: 3 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
McCamey topographic map

Birthplace of: Dan Seals - Singer-songwriter, Wayne Hansen - Football player.

Hospitals and medical centers in McCamey:

  • MCCAMEY HOSPITAL (Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 2500 HWY 305 SOUTH)
  • MCCAMEY CONVALESCENT CENTER (2500 HWY 305 S)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to McCamey:

  • Odessa College (about 52 miles; Odessa, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,107)
  • The University of Texas of the Permian Basin (about 53 miles; Odessa, TX; FT enrollment: 2,982)
  • Midland College (about 63 miles; Midland, TX; FT enrollment: 3,650)
  • Howard College (about 90 miles; Big Spring, TX; FT enrollment: 2,587)
  • Sul Ross State University (about 101 miles; Alpine, TX; FT enrollment: 2,101)
  • Angelo State University (about 106 miles; San Angelo, TX; FT enrollment: 6,019)
  • South Plains College (about 170 miles; Levelland, TX; FT enrollment: 7,007)

Library in McCamey:

  • UPTON COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $63,850; Location: 212 W 7TH ST; 19,977 books; 1,324 audio materials; 50 state licensed databases; 53 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in McCamey: McCamey Fire Department (A), McCamey Emergency Service (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in McCamey include: Badger Stadium (1), Northside Park (2), Badger Stadium (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Upton County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 23.8%
(11.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 24.7% for Black residents, 30.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 35.0% for other race residents, 56.5% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  70.2%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.6%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

McCamey, Texas environmental map by EPA

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McCamey 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

17.4
Texas average:

14.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (57%)
  • Utility gas (43%)

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 McCamey city (based on Upton County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,4858
Catholic5003
Mainline Protestant3752
Other-1
None995-
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: 1
Upton County:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Upton County:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Upton County:

16.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.6%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Upton County:

26.5%
Texas:

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

24.8%
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 2$7,196$43,1760$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$591
Parks and Recreation 1$3,507$42,0841$591
Water Supply 3$9,961$39,8440$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$1,109
Totals for Government 6$20,664$41,3283$2,291

McCamey government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $10,000 ($5.27)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $442,000 ($232.88)
    Solid Waste Management: $152,000 ($80.08)
    General - Other: $98,000 ($51.63)
    Parks & Recreation: $85,000 ($44.78)
    Sewerage: $61,000 ($32.14)
    Financial Administration: $44,000 ($23.18)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Police Protection: $10,000 ($5.27)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $209,000 ($110.12)

McCamey government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $147,000 ($77.45)
    Sewerage: $58,000 ($30.56)
    All Other: $29,000 ($15.28)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $9,000 ($4.74)
    General Revenue, NEC: $0 ($0.00)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $400,000 ($210.75)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $89,000 ($46.89)
    Property: $77,000 ($40.57)
    Public Utilities: $51,000 ($26.87)
    NEC: $43,000 ($22.66)

McCamey government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $287,000 ($151.21)

8.01% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,118 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.01%
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 Midland County, TX  1.51% ($41,375 average AGI)
from Ector County, TX  0.94% ($38,600)


8.10% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,198 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.10%
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 Ector County, TX  1.32% ($41,500 average AGI)
to Midland County, TX  1.13% ($35,417)

Strongest AM radio stations in McCamey:

  • KCRS (550 AM; 5 kW; MIDLAND, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXOI (810 AM; 1 kW; CRANE, TX; Owner: HISPANIC OUTREACH MINISTRIES, INC)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KLBO (1330 AM; 5 kW; MONAHANS, TX; Owner: SANDSHILLS COMMUNICATION, INC.)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KWEL (1070 AM; daytime; 3 kW; MIDLAND, TX; Owner: FAUSTINO QUIROZ)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KELP (1590 AM; 50 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: MCCLATCHEY BROADCASTING)
  • KMND (1510 AM; daytime; 2 kW; MIDLAND, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in McCamey:

  • KPBM (95.3 FM; MCCAMEY, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • KKKK (101.3 FM; CRANE, TX; Owner: MR. DON L. COOK)

TV broadcast stations around McCamey:

  • K50ED (Channel 50; MCCAMEY-RANKIN, TX; Owner: PRIME TIME CHRISTIAN B/CASTING INC.)

McCamey fatal accident list:

Sep 8, 1991 09:54 PM, Fm305, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 2, Drunken persons involved: 1
Nov 1, 1984 10:45 PM, Mckinney, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
May 26, 1981 09:10 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in McCamey)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • 5 Mi Nw (Lat: 31.208750 Lon: -102.268472), Type: Tower, Structure height: 68 m, Overall height: 75 m, Call Sign: KJJ977, Licensee ID: L00008608
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.985 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/22/1997, Expiration Date: 01/22/2002, Cancellation Date: 01/24/2002, Certifier: Stephen R Suchsland
    Registrant: Southwestern Bell Telephone Company, Three Bell Plaza 308 S Akard Rm 810, Dallas, TX 75202-5399, Phone: (214) 858-0824, Fax: (214) 858-0510
  • King Mountain 6 Mi Nnw (Lat: 31.209861 Lon: -102.268194), Call Sign: KBT412, Licensee ID: L00009844
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.9200 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/12/1998, Expiration Date: 08/12/2003, Cancellation Date: 11/29/2001
    Registrant: Texaco Communications Inc, 777 Walker, Houston, TX 77252-2099, Phone: (877) 860-3584, Fax: (713) 241-1716, Email:
  • King Mtn 11 Mi N (Lat: 31.291528 Lon: -102.272639), Call Sign: WZT581
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.525 MHz, 462.525 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/08/2004, Expiration Date: 06/07/2014, Certifier: Dennis Skruhak
    Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street, Nw, Suite 500 W, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4100, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • Ne Cor Sect 12 1.5 Mi Ne (Lat: 31.155694 Lon: -102.202361), Call Sign: KKB42
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.250 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/09/1998, Expiration Date: 02/09/2003, Cancellation Date: 05/11/2003
    Registrant: American Electric Power Service Company, Tulsa, OK 74102-0201, Phone: (918) 599-2014, Fax: (918) 599-3438, Email:
  • 5 Mi N On Us 385 On King Mountain (Lat: 31.223833 Lon: -102.224333), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 149.4 m, Overall height: 151.8 m, Call Sign: WPIZ577
    Assigned Frequencies: 854.487 MHz, 855.137 MHz, 855.787 MHz, 856.862 MHz, 858.812 MHz, 859.812 MHz, 860.912 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/16/2005, Expiration Date: 09/20/2015, Certifier: Daniel L Gibbens
    Registrant: American Electric Power Svc. Co., Tulsa, OK 74102-0201, Phone: (918) 599-2104, Fax: (918) 599-3438, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KE5WZI, Licensee ID: L01444183
    Grant Date: 11/10/2008, Expiration Date: 11/10/2018, Certifier: Carlota Babb
    Registrant: Carlota Babb, Mccamey, TX 79752
  • Call Sign: W5BAB, Previous Call Sign: KE5UAL, Licensee ID: L01390868
    Grant Date: 03/12/2013, Expiration Date: 03/12/2023, Certifier: John M Babb Sr
    Registrant: John M Babb Sr, 1201 E. 8th # 67, Mccamey, TX 79752

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-135 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-290 SERIES (140 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2231A , Serial Number: 22-629, Year manufactured: 1952, Airworthiness Date: 05/13/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Johnny Martin, Box 396, Mccamey, TX 79752

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