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Population in 2012: 1,844 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +2.2%
 

Males: 870  (47.2%)
Females: 974  (52.8%)

Median resident age:  34.8 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 79752.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $41,084 (it was $25,233 in 2000)
McCamey:

$41,084
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,126

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $41,082 (it was $27,500 in 2000)
McCamey:

$41,082
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $66,360; Detached houses: $72,320; Mobile homes: $22,924

Median gross rent in 2012: $577.

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  • Hispanic - 1,120 (59.4%)
  • White alone - 703 (37.3%)
  • Black alone - 34 (1.8%)
  • Two or more races - 16 (0.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 13 (0.7%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.05%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in McCamey: 78.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (8.6%), German (8.0%), English (2.6%), West Indian (1.4%), Dutch (1.2%), Italian (1.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 2441 feet

Land area: 2.00 square miles.

Population density: 920 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in McCamey:

  • High school or higher: 69.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.9%
  • Unemployed: 5.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in McCamey city:

  • Never married: 20.8%
  • Now married: 58.2%
  • Separated: 5.6%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 8.6%

157 residents are foreign born

This city:  9.0%
Texas:  16.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $558 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (0.6%)

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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:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 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

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Latitude: 31.13 N, Longitude: 102.22 W

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

Area code: 432

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

3.7%
Texas:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -650 (-26.5%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (26%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (14%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Extraction workers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Cashiers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

McCamey-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 41% 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 near Texas state average. It is 95% 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 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 McCamey 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 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
On 4/15/1998 at 10:33:42, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 91.7 miles away from McCamey center
On 6/1/1995 at 01:06:15, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 88.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), 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).
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Birthplace of: Dan Seals - Singer-songwriter, Wayne Hansen - Football player.


Hospitals/medical centers in McCamey:

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

Political contributions by individuals in McCamey, TX

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to McCamey:

  • The University of Texas of the Permian Basin (about 53 miles; Odessa, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,108)
  • Angelo State University (about 107 miles; San Angelo, TX; FT enrollment: 5,118)
  • South Plains College (about 170 miles; Levelland, TX; FT enrollment: 4,679)
  • Texas Tech University (about 171 miles; Lubbock, TX; FT enrollment: 25,860)
  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (about 172 miles; Lubbock, TX; FT enrollment: 2,626)
  • Abilene Christian University (about 175 miles; Abilene, TX; FT enrollment: 3,947)
  • Southwest Texas Junior College (about 199 miles; Uvalde, TX; FT enrollment: 2,240)

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 2012: 22.0%
(10.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.6% for Black residents, 28.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 36.6% for other race residents, 57.1% 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in McCamey, TX

McCamey compared to Texas state average:

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  • 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 significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


McCamey travel time to work - commute


McCamey mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (54%)
  • Utility gas (46%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for McCamey city (based on Upton County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 66.45%
Here66.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents46.1%17.1%16.5%8.0%12.3%
Congregations18.8%18.8%12.5%18.8%31.3%
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: 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 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$2,998$35,9760$0
Other Government Administration 1$4,269$51,2281$554
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$456
Water Supply 5$14,136$33,9260$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$332
Totals for Government 7$21,403$36,6913$1,342

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

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $10,000 ($5.42)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $442,000 ($239.70)
    Solid Waste Management: $152,000 ($82.43)
    General - Other: $98,000 ($53.15)
    Parks & Recreation: $85,000 ($46.10)
    Sewerage: $61,000 ($33.08)
    Financial Administration: $44,000 ($23.86)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Police Protection: $10,000 ($5.42)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $209,000 ($113.34)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $147,000 ($79.72)
    Sewerage: $58,000 ($31.45)
    All Other: $29,000 ($15.73)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $9,000 ($4.88)
    General Revenue, NEC: $0 ($0.00)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $400,000 ($216.92)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $89,000 ($48.26)
    Property: $77,000 ($41.76)
    Public Utilities: $51,000 ($27.66)
    NEC: $43,000 ($23.32)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $287,000 ($155.64)

9.33% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($46,441 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.33%
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 Midland County, TX  1.20% ($158,083 average AGI)


9.24% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($41,413 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.24%
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 Midland County, TX  1.41% ($43,357 average AGI)
to Ector County, TX  1.20% ($26,667)

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 drivers: 1
Nov 1, 1984 10:45 PM, Mckinney, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 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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