Meadow, Texas

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Population in 2014: 597 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -9.3%
 
Males: 319  (53.5%)
Females: 278  (46.5%)
Median resident age:  39.3 years
Texas median age:  34.0 years

Zip codes: 79345.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $48,566 (it was $29,250 in 2000)
Meadow:

$48,566
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $19,834 (it was $11,803 in 2000)

Meadow town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $71,683 (it was $26,900 in 2000)
Meadow:

$71,683
TX:

$132,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $80,358; Detached houses: $85,604; Townhouses or other attached units: $19,680; Mobile homes: $26,986

Median gross rent in 2013: $633.

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  • Races in Meadow, TX (2010)

    Meadow races chart
    • 35359.5%Hispanic
    • 23740.0%White alone
    • 30.5%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Meadow: 79.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (11.7%), United States (11.2%), Irish (4.2%), English (3.6%), Scotch-Irish (1.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 3330 feet

Land area: 1.60 square miles.

Population density: 373 people per square mile   (very low).

Meadow, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Meadow:

  • High school or higher: 78.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.2%
  • Unemployed: 5.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Meadow town:

  • Never married: 19.2%
  • Now married: 57.5%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 14.1%

159 residents are foreign born (22.1% Latin America).

This town:

22.1%
Texas:

16.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,546 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $605 (1.3%)

Meadow satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lubbock, TX (24.7 miles , pop. 199,564).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: El Paso, TX (268.0 miles , pop. 563,662).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (316.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Ropesville, TX (2.4 miles ), Brownfield, TX (3.4 miles ), Wolfforth, TX (4.0 miles ), New Home, TX (4.1 miles ), Smyer, TX (4.2 miles ), Sundown, TX (4.3 miles ), Opdyke West, TX (4.3 miles) , Levelland, TX (4.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $21,000
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $46,800

Latitude: 33.34 N, Longitude: 102.21 W

Area code: 806

Meadow household income distribution Meadow home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.7%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +113 (+20.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (29%)
  • Public administration (19%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (17%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (17%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (13%)
  • Material moving occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (37%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Meadow, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Meadow-area historical tornado activity is near Texas state average. It is 47% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/11/1970, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 23.0 miles away from the Meadow town center killed 26 people and injured 500 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 4/21/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.9 miles away from the town center injured 7 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Meadow-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 21% 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 86.1 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 222.3 miles away from Meadow 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 86.7 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 147.0 miles away from the city center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 286.9 miles away from Meadow center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 234.9 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 Terry County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Fires: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Meadow topographic map

Birthplace of: Sonny Curtis - Country singer.

Hospitals and medical centers near Meadow:

  • ACCESSCARE BROWNFIELD DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; BROWNFIELD, TX)
  • BRMC HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; BROWNFIELD, TX)
  • BROWNFIELD REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; BROWNFIELD, TX)
  • APEX SECURE CARE BROWNFIELD (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; BROWNFIELD, TX)
  • LYNWOOD NURSING AND REHABILITATION LP (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; LEVELLAND, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Meadow:

  • South Plains College (about 19 miles; Levelland, TX; Full-time enrollment: 7,007)
  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (about 26 miles; Lubbock, TX; FT enrollment: 3,269)
  • Texas Tech University (about 26 miles; Lubbock, TX; FT enrollment: 29,251)
  • Wayland Baptist University (about 65 miles; Plainview, TX; FT enrollment: 5,526)
  • Howard College (about 88 miles; Big Spring, TX; FT enrollment: 2,587)
  • Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus (about 88 miles; Portales, NM; FT enrollment: 4,263)
  • Midland College (about 91 miles; Midland, TX; FT enrollment: 3,650)

Public high school in Meadow:

  • MEADOW SCHOOL (Students: 280, Location: 604 4TH ST, Grades: PK-12)
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Terry 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: 24.1%
(7.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 18.0% for other race residents, 46.5% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.9 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  78.7%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.8%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.6
Texas average:

14.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Meadow town (based on Terry County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,05929
Catholic1,7721
Mainline Protestant8124
Other5-
None5,003-
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
Terry County:

0.82 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Terry County:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Here:

6.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.4%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Terry County:

27.3%
Texas:

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

14.4%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.6%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

45.9%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.0
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Meadow:

20.9%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.9%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Meadow:

6.8
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Meadow:

36.5%
State:

33.0%

General health condition:
Meadow:

54.7%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Meadow:

79.5%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Meadow, TX Residents
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
Other Government Administration 2$2,770$16,6201$640
Solid Waste Management 2$3,704$22,2240$0
Water Supply 1$2,500$30,0000$0
Totals for Government 5$8,974$21,5381$640

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

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $207,000 ($346.73)
    Solid Waste Management: $45,000 ($75.38)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $123,000 ($206.03)
    Solid Waste Management: $23,000 ($38.53)
    Sewerage: $20,000 ($33.50)
    Financial Administration: $19,000 ($31.83)
    Fire Protection: $3,000 ($5.03)
    Health Services - Other: $1,000 ($1.68)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $1,000 ($1.68)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $2,000 ($3.35)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $44,000 ($73.70)

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

  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($1.68)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $162,000 ($271.36)
  • State Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $207,000 ($346.73)
  • Tax - Property: $45,000 ($75.38)
    Public Utilities: $9,000 ($15.08)
    Total General Sales: $3,000 ($5.03)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $118,000 ($197.65)

7.58% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,003 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.58%
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 Lubbock County, TX  2.01% ($26,066 average AGI)
from Hockley County, TX  0.34% ($34,077)
from Yoakum County, TX  0.26% ($35,700)


7.89% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,337 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.89%
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 Lubbock County, TX  3.00% ($26,737 average AGI)
to Hockley County, TX  0.47% ($28,889)
to Gaines County, TX  0.37% ($38,214)

Strongest AM radio stations in Meadow:

  • KFYO (790 AM; 5 kW; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KJTV (950 AM; 5 kW; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • KKUB (1300 AM; 1 kW; BROWNFIELD, TX; Owner: BROWNFIELD BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KLVT (1230 AM; 1 kW; LEVELLAND, TX; Owner: PAUL R. BEANE)
  • KIJN (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FARWELL, TX; Owner: METROPOLITIAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KKAM (1340 AM; 1 kW; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KVOP (1090 AM; 5 kW; PLAINVIEW, TX; Owner: EQUICOM, INC)
  • KCLR (1530 AM; daytime; 5 kW; RALLS, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • KRFE (580 AM; 1 kW; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: KRFE RADIO, INC.)
  • KCRS (550 AM; 5 kW; MIDLAND, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Meadow:

  • KLZK (104.3 FM; BROWNFIELD, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • KLVT-FM (105.5 FM; LEVELLAND, TX; Owner: PAUL R. BEANE)
  • KMMX (100.3 FM; TAHOKA, TX; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KONE (101.1 FM; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KAIQ (95.5 FM; WOLFFORTH, TX; Owner: LITTLEFIELD BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KFMX-FM (94.5 FM; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLLL-FM (96.3 FM; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KQBR (99.5 FM; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KZII-FM (102.5 FM; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KPBB (88.5 FM; BROWNFIELD, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL EVANGELISM)
  • KXTQ-FM (93.7 FM; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • KEJS (106.5 FM; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: BARTON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOHM (89.1 FM; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY)
  • KJAK (92.7 FM; SLATON, TX; Owner: WILLIAMS BROADCAST GROUP)
  • KAMY (90.1 FM; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTXT-FM (88.1 FM; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY)
  • K214CB (90.7 FM; BROWNFIELD, TX; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KKCL (98.1 FM; LORENZO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KAMZ (103.5 FM; TAHOKA, TX; Owner: ALBERT BENAVIDES)
  • K220EE (91.9 FM; LEVELLAND, TX; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Meadow:

  • KLBK-TV (Channel 13; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: QUORUM OF TEXAS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KJTV-TV (Channel 34; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • KTXT-TV (Channel 5; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY)
  • KCBD (Channel 11; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • KJTV-CA (Channel 32; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • KXTQ-LP (Channel 46; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • K48GB (Channel 48; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • KUPT-LP (Channel 14; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • KUPT (Channel 22; WOLFFORTH, TX; Owner: WOODS COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KAMC (Channel 28; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: VHR LUBBOCK LICENSE, INC.)
  • KBZO-LP (Channel 51; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KGLR-LP (Channel 30; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: LUBBOCK TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • KWGD-LP (Channel 54; WELCH, TX; Owner: PRIME TIME CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)

Meadow fatal accident list:

Jul 7, 1989 09:40 AM, 62, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 29, 1980 10:45 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jun 16, 1978 06:00 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Aug 27, 1978 05:55 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Nov 15, 1978 02:45 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Meadow)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Hwy 211 1.7 Mi E Of Us 385 (Lat: 33.323694 Lon: -102.296306), Call Sign: WNNW447
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.280 MHzGrant Date: 03/16/1999, Expiration Date: 03/16/2004, Cancellation Date: 01/12/2004Registrant: Transwestern Pipeline Co., 4001 Indian School Rd. Ne Ste. 250, Albuquerque, NM 87110, Phone: (505) 260-4024, Fax: (505) 254-1437, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KB5RBC, Grant Date: 02/04/1992, Expiration Date: 02/04/2002, Cancellation Date: 02/05/2004, Registrant: Cheryl A Durfee, 1106 Locust, Meadow, TX 79345
  • Call Sign: KE5QVC, Licensee ID: L01326169, Grant Date: 09/24/2007, Expiration Date: 09/24/2017, Certifier: Everett E Mcarthur, Registrant: Everett E Mcarthur, 407 Renfro, Meadow, TX 79345

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7112W , Serial Number: 28-903, Year manufactured: 1962
    Registrant (Partnership): Bill Keesee, Po Box 88, Meadow, TX 79345, Other Owners: Joe Kirby Keesee

Most common first names in Meadow, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John677.5 years
William674.5 years
George579.0 years
Mary576.8 years
Ruby487.0 years
Dorothy376.0 years
James372.0 years
Nora383.7 years
Roy379.0 years
Robert371.0 years
Most common last names in Meadow, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones576.2 years
Martinez572.6 years
Perez575.0 years
Flores464.2 years
Garcia454.3 years
West480.2 years
White477.8 years
Gregg378.7 years
Curtis379.0 years
Carroll379.0 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (78%)
  • Electricity (19%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Meadow compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above 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.
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