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Mobeetie: A THUNDERSTORM approaches above State Highway 152. Mobeetie: THE STONE JAIL at the original town site, now a museum, was once the home of Texas Ranger Captain George W. Arrington, who was elected county sheriff in 1882. Mobeetie: OLD MOBEETIE, the original townsite, began to decline when the post office and most of the town’s businesses moved two miles north in 1929 to meet the Panhandle and Santa Fe Railway. Mobeetie: HISTORICAL BUILDINGS in Old Mobeetie, now a well-maintained park. A parking lot hosts a part-time population of RVs in the warmer months.
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Population in 2012: 105 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -1.9%
 

Males: 59  (56.3%)
Females: 46  (43.7%)

Median resident age:  42.9 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip code: 79061

Estimated median household income in 2012: $51,300 (it was $35,625 in 2000)
Mobeetie:

$51,300
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $27,368

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $51,781 (it was $23,100 in 2000)
Mobeetie:

$51,781
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $76,731; Detached houses: $76,731

Median gross rent in 2012: $663.

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  • White alone - 93 (92.1%)
  • Hispanic - 5 (5.0%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (2.0%)
  • Black alone - 1 (1.0%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Mobeetie: 77.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (26.0%), Irish (15.3%), German (10.7%), Arab (6.1%), Dutch (4.6%), Scottish (3.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 2612 feet

Land area: 0.61 square miles.

Population density: 172 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in Mobeetie:

  • High school or higher: 92.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mobeetie city:

  • Never married: 11.5%
  • Now married: 60.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 3.8%
  • Divorced: 24.4%

3 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.6%
Texas:  16.4%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Mobeetie, Texas as of November 28, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Mobeetie to the number of sex offenders is 105 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,500 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $387 (1.3%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Amarillo, TX (82.6 miles , pop. 173,627).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (163.6 miles , pop. 506,132).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (281.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Wheeler, TX (3.4 miles ), Miami, TX (4.0 miles ), Lefors, TX (4.6 miles ), McLean, TX (4.8 miles ), Shamrock, TX (4.9 miles ), Canadian, TX (5.1 miles ), Pampa, TX (5.4 miles ), Reydon, OK (5.5 miles) .

Latitude: 35.53 N, Longitude: 100.44 W

Area code: 806

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

3.9%
Texas:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -45 (-29.6%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (35%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (23%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (6%)
  • Utilities (6%)
  • Educational services (30%)
  • Public administration (19%)
  • Finance and insurance (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (22%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (15%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (15%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Life, physical, and social science technicians (7%)
  • Extraction workers (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (18%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (12%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)


Average climate in Mobeetie, Texas

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Tornado activity:

Mobeetie-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 190% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/8/1995, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 3.5 miles away from the Mobeetie city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/8/1995, a category F4 tornado 12.6 miles away from the city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Mobeetie-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 68.3 miles away from the city center
On 10/14/2008 at 03:07:28, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 22.3 miles away from Mobeetie center
On 12/16/2000 at 22:08:54, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 77.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/17/2000 at 01:08:05, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 78.1 miles away from the city center
On 2/18/2006 at 05:49:41, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 76.8 miles away from Mobeetie center
On 2/15/1997 at 09:08:55, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 39.5 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 Wheeler County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 4, Hurricanes: 3 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Morrie Rath - Baseball player.


Hospitals/medical centers near Mobeetie:

  • WHEELER NURSING AND REHABILITATION LP (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; WHEELER, TX)
  • PARKVIEW HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; WHEELER, TX)

Political contributions by individuals in Mobeetie, TX

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mobeetie:

  • Amarillo College (about 83 miles; Amarillo, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,610)
  • West Texas A & M University (about 92 miles; Canyon, TX; FT enrollment: 5,251)
  • Southwestern Oklahoma State University (about 98 miles; Weatherford, OK; FT enrollment: 4,054)
  • Cameron University (about 131 miles; Lawton, OK; FT enrollment: 3,904)
  • Texas Tech University (about 158 miles; Lubbock, TX; FT enrollment: 25,860)
  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (about 158 miles; Lubbock, TX; FT enrollment: 2,626)
  • Southern Nazarene University (about 159 miles; Bethany, OK; FT enrollment: 2,044)

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Notable locations in Mobeetie: Mobeetie Volunteer Fire Department (A), Mobeetie Jail Museum (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Wheeler 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: 8.9%
(9.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  60.4%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  2.1%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Mobeetie compared to Texas state average:

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


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Banks with branches in Mobeetie (2011 data):

  • First State Bank of Mobeetie: First State Bank Of Mobeetie at 101 S. Wheeler St, branch established on 1906/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $116.0 mil, Deposits: $108.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 2 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Mobeetie travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (72%)
  • Electricity (26%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Mobeetie city (based on Wheeler County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 75.25%
Here75.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristAmerican Baptist AssociationOther
Adherents53.1%25.3%11.7%3.1%6.8%
Congregations27.3%22.7%13.6%4.5%31.8%
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: 3
Wheeler County:

6.31 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

2.10 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Wheeler County:

12.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Here:

14.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.7%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Wheeler County:

27.3%
Texas:

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

10.8%
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


9.29% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,803 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.29%
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 Potter County, TX  0.77% ($32,231 average AGI)
from Randall County, TX  0.59% ($34,000)


8.09% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,889 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.09%
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 Gray County, TX  1.20% ($25,850 average AGI)
to Randall County, TX  0.96% ($30,625)
to Beckham County, OK  0.78% ($43,000)

Strongest AM radio stations in Mobeetie:

  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KGNC (710 AM; 10 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KGRO (1230 AM; 1 kW; PAMPA, TX; Owner: PAMPA BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KTNZ (1010 AM; 5 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KIXZ (940 AM; 5 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mobeetie:

  • KPDR (90.5 FM; WHEELER, TX; Owner: TOP O' TEXAS ED B/CASTING FOUNDATION)
  • KBKH (92.9 FM; SHAMROCK, TX; Owner: TERRY KEITH HAMMOND)

TV broadcast stations around Mobeetie:

  • K43ED (Channel 43; NEW MOBEETIE, TX; Owner: WHEELER COUNTY TRANSLATOR SYSTEM,INC)
  • K45DY (Channel 45; NEW MOBEETIE, TX; Owner: WHEELER COUNTY TRANSLATOR SYS. INC.)
  • K47GM (Channel 47; NEW MOBEETIE, TX; Owner: WHEELER COUNTY TRANSLATOR SYSTEM, INC.)
  • K39AN (Channel 39; MOBEETIE, TX; Owner: WHEELER COUNTY TRANSLATOR SYSTEM,INC)
  • K41BW (Channel 41; MOBEETIE, TX; Owner: WHEELER COUNTY TRANSLATOR SYSTEM,INC)
  • KWET (Channel 12; CHEYENNE, OK; Owner: OKLAHOMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Mobeetie)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 6.5 Mi S (Lat: 35.473944 Lon: -100.378472), Call Sign: KGD948
    Assigned Frequencies: 463.650 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/12/1997, Expiration Date: 08/17/2002, Cancellation Date: 12/22/2002
    Registrant: Hogan Sr, Robert:hogan Jr, Robert Dba Robco Construction, Rr 1, Mobeetie, TX 79061-9801, Phone: (806) 826-3365
  • 5 Mi Ne (Lat: 35.587556 Lon: -100.392083), Structure height: 14 m, Call Sign: WNRT639, Licensee ID: L00005375
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.9000 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/30/2004, Expiration Date: 03/28/2015
    Registrant: Anr Pipeline Company, 5250 Corporate Drive, Troy, MI 48098, Phone: (248) 205-4572, Fax: (248) 205-4672, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • MOBEETIE ELEM TX, 5th & Wheeler (Lat: 35.532056 Lon: -100.438194), Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WPOS615
    Assigned Frequencies: 23125.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/18/1999, Expiration Date: 03/18/2009, Cancellation Date: 05/23/2009
    Registrant: Phone: (603) 362-5977
  • Mobeetie GTP, Lat: 35.524000 Lon: -100.433361, Type: Gtower, Structure height: 101.1 m, Call Sign: WQIC650
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/03/2008, Expiration Date: 01/03/2018, Certifier: James A Gardiner
    Registrant: Transworld Network, Corp., 255 Pine Ave N, Oldsmar, FL 34677, Phone: (813) 891-4774, Fax: (813) 891-4712, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: K5BLB, Licensee ID: L01110196
    Grant Date: 04/06/2006, Expiration Date: 04/12/2016, Cancellation Date: 02/25/2008
    Registrant: Sidney W Mahan, 200 E. 3rd, Mobeetie, TX 79061
  • Call Sign: KD5JTF, Licensee ID: L00224786
    Grant Date: 04/05/2000, Expiration Date: 04/05/2010, Cancellation Date: 04/06/2012, Certifier: Collin E Mccurley
    Registrant: Collin E Mccurley, Mobeetie, TX 79061


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2

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