Monahans, Texas

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Population in 2019: 7,816 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +14.6%
 
Males: 3,837  (49.1%)
Females: 3,979  (50.9%)
Median resident age:

33.3 years
Texas median age:

35.1 years

Zip codes: 79756, 79777.

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Estimated median household income in 2019: $67,135 (it was $30,349 in 2000)
Monahans:

$67,135
TX:

$64,034

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $26,707 (it was $14,100 in 2000)

Monahans city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $103,279 (it was $35,300 in 2000)
Monahans:

$103,279
TX:

$200,400

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $149,400; detached houses: $154,588; mobile homes: $44,037

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,045.

March 2019 cost of living index in Monahans: 78.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 13.5%
(7.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 10.1% for Black residents, 18.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 9.7% for American Indian residents, 11.3% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Monahans, TX (2019)
    • 4,43156.7%Hispanic
    • 2,73935.0%White alone
    • 4535.8%Black alone
    • 1181.5%Asian alone
    • 620.8%Two or more races
    • 150.2%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 29 registered sex offenders living in Monahans, Texas as of August 09, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Monahans is 267 to 1.


Crime rates in Monahans by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
2
(30.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.1)
1
(12.9)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(31.5)
2
(31.8)
1
(15.4)
1
(15.5)
3
(42.3)
1
(14.1)
3
(41.9)
2
(26.8)
3
(38.5)
5
(63.7)
0
(0.0)
3
(39.4)
5
(64.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(31.5)
3
(47.8)
1
(15.4)
2
(31.0)
1
(14.1)
1
(14.1)
1
(14.0)
0
(0.0)
5
(64.1)
1
(12.7)
2
(25.8)
1
(13.1)
1
(12.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
14
(215.3)
47
(741.3)
59
(939.2)
44
(678.1)
49
(760.6)
14
(197.2)
19
(267.8)
26
(363.0)
14
(187.5)
9
(115.4)
18
(229.2)
9
(115.9)
5
(65.7)
29
(373.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
48
(738.0)
61
(962.1)
90
(1,433)
94
(1,449)
64
(993.5)
40
(563.5)
40
(563.8)
57
(795.8)
58
(776.6)
72
(923.1)
32
(407.4)
19
(244.7)
23
(302.2)
18
(231.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
103
(1,584)
103
(1,625)
172
(2,738)
141
(2,173)
99
(1,537)
72
(1,014)
146
(2,058)
127
(1,773)
87
(1,165)
144
(1,846)
100
(1,273)
58
(746.9)
59
(775.2)
106
(1,364)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(30.8)
7
(110.4)
3
(47.8)
5
(77.1)
8
(124.2)
10
(140.9)
4
(56.4)
1
(14.0)
9
(120.5)
17
(217.9)
12
(152.8)
6
(77.3)
2
(26.3)
11
(141.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(30.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(28.2)
0
(0.0)
3
(41.9)
2
(26.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index222.0324.1441.3347.0314.8168.8195.3238.0169.5229.0192.384.1129.2237.8

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Monahans, TX

Crime rate in Monahans detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 20 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.80
Texas average:

1.79
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Ancestries: American (5.0%), Irish (2.3%), English (2.2%), Dutch (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 2624 feet

Land area: 24.8 square miles.

Population density: 315 people per square mile   (very low).

Monahans, Texas map

769 residents are foreign born (8.1% Latin America).

This city:

9.8%
Texas:

17.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $931 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $390 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Odessa, TX (37.1 miles , pop. 90,943).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: El Paso, TX (207.3 miles , pop. 563,662).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (300.7 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities:

Thorntonville, TX (1.1 miles ),
Wickett, TX (2.4 miles ),
Pyote, TX (3.7 miles),
Grandfalls, TX (4.2 miles ),
Wink, TX (4.3 miles ),
Kermit, TX (4.6 miles ),
Imperial, TX (5.0 miles ),
Coyanosa, TX (5.1 miles)

Latitude: 31.59 N, Longitude: 102.91 W

Area code: 432

Distribution of median household income in Monahans, TX in 2019
Distribution of house value in Monahans, TX in 2019
Monahans satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $146,700
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $213,700
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $63,000
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $144,300
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $117,500
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $139,300
  • 2003: 6 buildings, average cost: $36,000
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $99,100
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $158,700
  • 2006: 6 buildings, average cost: $132,500
  • 2007: 12 buildings, average cost: $149,800
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $165,000
  • 2009: 7 buildings, average cost: $205,800
  • 2010: 7 buildings, average cost: $196,400
  • 2011: 12 buildings, average cost: $113,100
  • 2012: 10 buildings, average cost: $129,800
  • 2013: 7 buildings, average cost: $112,900
  • 2014: 19 buildings, average cost: $116,000
  • 2015: 40 buildings, average cost: $105,100
  • 2016: 3 buildings, average cost: $124,000
  • 2017: 4 buildings, average cost: $336,300
  • 2018: 1 building, cost: $95,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Monahans, TX residents
Average permit cost in Monahans, TX
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

9.1%
Texas:

8.0%
Historical population in Monahans, TX
Historical housing units in Monahans, TX
Most common industries in Monahans, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.3%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (11.1%)
  • Educational services (10.4%)
  • Public administration (6.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.8%)
  • Construction (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (18.4%)
  • Construction (7.5%)
  • Truck transportation (7.4%)
  • Public administration (6.6%)
  • Educational services (5.5%)
  • Utilities (5.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.8%)
  • Educational services (16.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.1%)
  • Social assistance (6.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.7%)
  • Public administration (6.1%)
  • Personal & laundry services (4.1%)
Most common occupations in Monahans, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.2%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.9%)
  • Cashiers (3.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.0%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (5.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.8%)
  • Extraction workers (4.4%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (9.2%)
  • Cashiers (7.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)

Average climate in Monahans, Texas

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Tornado activity:

Monahans-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 50% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/19/1977, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.3 miles away from the Monahans city center injured 18 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/1/1990, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 48.3 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 21 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Monahans-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 284% greater 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 94.6 miles away from Monahans 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 52.8 miles away from the city center
On 3/26/2020 at 15:16:27, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MW, Depth: 5.9 mi) earthquake occurred 67.3 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 160.0 miles away from Monahans center
On 2/18/2020 at 13:28:06, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 66.5 miles away from Monahans center
On 3/28/2010 at 00:03:55, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 110.3 miles away from Monahans 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 Ward County (6) is a lot smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Fires: 2, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Monahans topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Monahans:

  • MAIN STREET HOME (1900 S MAIN)
  • WARD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Government - Local, 406 SOUTH GARY ST)
  • BAKER BRAME SKILLED NURSING AND REH CT (1200 WEST 15TH STREET)
  • MONAHANS MANAGED CARE CENTER (1200 W 15TH ST)

Airports located in Monahans:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Monahans:

  • Odessa College (about 37 miles; Odessa, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,107)
  • The University of Texas of the Permian Basin (about 40 miles; Odessa, TX; FT enrollment: 2,982)
  • Midland College (about 57 miles; Midland, TX; FT enrollment: 3,650)
  • Sul Ross State University (about 96 miles; Alpine, TX; FT enrollment: 2,101)
  • Howard College (about 98 miles; Big Spring, TX; FT enrollment: 2,587)
  • South Plains College (about 141 miles; Levelland, TX; FT enrollment: 7,007)
  • Angelo State University (about 145 miles; San Angelo, TX; FT enrollment: 6,019)

Public high schools in Monahans:

  • MONAHANS H S (Students: 531, Location: 809 S BETTY ST, Grades: 9-12)
  • MONAHANS ED CTR (Students: 31, Location: 813 S ALICE, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Monahans:

  • TATOM EL (Students: 453, Location: 1600 S CALVIN AVE, Grades: 1-3)
  • SUDDERTH EL (Students: 433, Location: 701 N CAROL, Grades: 4-6)
  • WALKER J H (Students: 291, Location: 800 S FAYE AVE, Grades: 7-8)
See full list of schools located in Monahans

Library in Monahans:

  • WARD COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $283,129; Location: 409 S DWIGHT ST; 61,593 books; 1,183 audio materials; 3,380 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 23 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Monahans: East Windmill (A), Sun Windmill (B), Ward County Courthouse (C), Monahans Volunteer Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Monahans include: First Presbyterian Church (A), Saint Paul Lutheran Church (B), Church of Christ (C), First Baptist Church (D), Rose of Sharon Assembly of God Church (E), Apostolic Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Monahans include: Allen Park (1), Rudy Park (2), Pearson Park (3), Hill Park (4), Duffey Park (5), Lobo Stadium (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Archway Club (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1804 East Sealy Avenue) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hotel: Best Western Colonial Inn (702 West Interstate 20) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Birthplace of: Kathy Whitworth - Professional golfer, Guy Clark - Musician, Danny Mason - College golf coach, Deanna Dunagan - Actress, Eileen Wilks - Fiction writer, Gilbert Baker (Arkansas politician) - Politician, Lane Turner - Singer, Jim Colvin - Football player.

Ward County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.7 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

71.5%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.4%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
54 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
54 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Monahans in 2000:

  • 72 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 54 people in nursing homes
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 5 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms

Banks with branches in Monahans (2011 data):

  • West Texas State Bank: Detached Facility at 205 South Allen, branch established on 1983/02/18; Monahans Branch at 214 South Main, branch established on 2000/12/11. Info updated 2012/01/31: Bank assets: $341.4 mil, Deposits: $310.7 mil, headquarters in Odessa, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: West Texas Bancshares, Inc.
  • Security Bank: Monahans Branch at 307 South Main Street, branch established on 1949/03/01. Info updated 2011/11/15: Bank assets: $671.3 mil, Deposits: $588.1 mil, headquarters in Odessa, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Security Star Bancshares, Inc.
  • Tejas Bank: at 1405 South Stockton Avenue, branch established on 1960/05/09. Info updated 2011/12/07: Bank assets: $83.7 mil, Deposits: $72.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Sandhills Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Monahans:

Marital status in Monahans, TX
  • Never married: 32.2%
  • Now married: 50.3%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 11.1%

For population 25 years and over in Monahans:

  • High school or higher: 79.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 9.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.2
Texas average:

13.8

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Monahans
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Monahans, TX (based on Ward County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,36420
Catholic2,5253
Mainline Protestant6906
Other1622
None3,917-
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: 2
Here:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Here:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Ward County:

10.80 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

6.87 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

9.8%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.8%
State:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Ward County:

14.0%
Texas:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.2%
Texas:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

45.7%
Texas:

47.4%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.8
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

21.9%
State:

20.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.8%
State:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Monahans:

6.8
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

34.8%
Texas:

33.1%

General health condition:
Monahans:

54.0%
Texas:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

78.7%
Texas:

80.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Monahans, TX Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 12$79,488$79,4880$0
Water Supply 10$46,578$55,8940$0
Solid Waste Management 7$32,078$54,9910$0
Financial Administration 7$24,882$42,6550$0
Police - Other 5$19,844$47,6260$0
Streets and Highways 5$22,099$53,0380$0
Other and Unallocable 5$24,855$59,6520$0
Other Government Administration 4$11,800$35,4000$0
Judicial and Legal 2$8,348$50,0880$0
Parks and Recreation 2$12,190$73,1400$0
Sewerage 1$4,964$59,5680$0
Totals for Government 60$287,127$57,4250$0

Monahans government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $704,000 ($90.07)
    General - Other: $471,000 ($60.26)
    Solid Waste Management: $346,000 ($44.27)
    Sewerage: $312,000 ($39.92)
    Local Fire Protection: $277,000 ($35.44)
    Parks and Recreation: $199,000 ($25.46)
    Financial Administration: $189,000 ($24.18)
    Police Protection: $168,000 ($21.49)
    General Public Buildings: $85,000 ($10.88)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $17,000 ($2.18)
    Air Transportation: $4,000 ($0.51)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,563,000 ($199.97)
    Water Utilities: $1,058,000 ($135.36)
    General - Other: $775,000 ($99.16)
    Solid Waste Management: $605,000 ($77.41)
    Financial Administration: $348,000 ($44.52)
    Parks and Recreation: $245,000 ($31.35)
    General Public Buildings: $222,000 ($28.40)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $165,000 ($21.11)
    Sewerage: $78,000 ($9.98)
    Local Fire Protection: $10,000 ($1.28)
    Air Transportation: $1,000 ($0.13)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $123,000 ($15.74)
    Police Protection: $118,000 ($15.10)
    Solid Waste Management: $106,000 ($13.56)
    General - Other: $83,000 ($10.62)
    Local Fire Protection: $71,000 ($9.08)
    General Public Building: $42,000 ($5.37)
    Sewerage: $15,000 ($1.92)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,527,000 ($451.25)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $79,000 ($10.11)

Monahans government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,160,000 ($148.41)
    Sewerage: $650,000 ($83.16)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $533,000 ($68.19)
    Other: $531,000 ($67.94)
    Air Transportation: $3,000 ($0.38)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $90,000 ($11.51)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $238,000 ($30.45)
    Fines and Forfeits: $71,000 ($9.08)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($0.26)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,900,000 ($243.09)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,796,000 ($229.79)
    Property: $797,000 ($101.97)
    Public Utilities Sales: $73,000 ($9.34)
    Other License: $5,000 ($0.64)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $2,000 ($0.26)

Monahans government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $4,041,000 ($517.02)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $4,041,000 ($517.02)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $474,000 ($60.64)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $474,000 ($60.64)

Monahans government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,095,000 ($140.10)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,041,000 ($517.02)

7.88% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($47,368 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.88%
Texas average:

7.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Ector County, TX  1.13% ($40,783 average AGI)
from Midland County, TX  0.52% ($62,190)


9.89% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($51,558 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.89%
Texas average:

7.26%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Ector County, TX  1.49% ($52,726 average AGI)
to Reeves County, TX  0.67% ($45,571)
to Midland County, TX  0.50% ($73,857)
Businesses in Monahans, TX
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
Alco Stores1Nike1
Best Western1RadioShack1
Chevrolet1SONIC Drive-In1
Dairy Queen1Subway1
FedEx1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS1
Lane Furniture1

Strongest AM radio stations in Monahans:

  • KLBO (1330 AM; 5 kW; MONAHANS, TX; Owner: SANDSHILLS COMMUNICATION, INC.)
  • KERB (600 AM; 1 kW; KERMIT, TX; Owner: LA RADIO CRISTIANA NETWORK, INC.)
  • KCRS (550 AM; 5 kW; MIDLAND, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KFLB (920 AM; 1 kW; ODESSA, TX; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • KXOI (810 AM; 1 kW; CRANE, TX; Owner: HISPANIC OUTREACH MINISTRIES, INC)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KELP (1590 AM; 50 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: MCCLATCHEY BROADCASTING)
  • KWEL (1070 AM; daytime; 3 kW; MIDLAND, TX; Owner: FAUSTINO QUIROZ)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOZA (1230 AM; 1 kW; ODESSA, TX; Owner: MESA ENTERTAINMENT, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Monahans:

  • KMRK-FM (96.1 FM; ODESSA, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFZX (102.1 FM; GARDENDALE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KHKX (99.1 FM; ODESSA, TX; Owner: ENCORE BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KGEE (99.9 FM; MONAHANS, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KPTX (98.3 FM; PECOS, TX; Owner: PARADAY, INC.)
  • KERB-FM (106.3 FM; KERMIT, TX; Owner: LA RADIO CRISTIANA NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Monahans:

  • KWES-TV (Channel 9; ODESSA, TX; Owner: MIDESSA TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • KUPB (Channel 18; MIDLAND, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KOSA-TV (Channel 7; ODESSA, TX; Owner: ICA BROADCASTING I, LTD.)
  • KPDN-LP (Channel 27; MONAHANS, TX; Owner: PRIME TIME CHRISTIAN B/CTING, INC.)
Monahans fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Monahans fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 125ft / 38.2mTotal length
  • 54,880Total average daily traffic
  • 20,749Total average daily truck traffic
  • 52,665Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Monahans, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 81960-1969
  • 21970-1979
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Monahans, TX
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Monahans)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 241 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Monahans, TX)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 32 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 51 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Monahans)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 38 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Monahans)

2003 - 2016 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2016 the average number of fires per year is 45. The highest number of fires - 84 took place in 2008, and the least - 10 in 2003. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Monahans, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (67.1%), and Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires (17.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Monahans, TX
    • 42667.1%Outside Fires
    • 11317.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 609.4%Structure Fires
    • 365.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Monahans, TX

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Monahans, Texas:

  • Best Western/Monahans Inn & Suites, 2101 Sbetty Ave, Monahans, Texas 79756 , Phone: (432) 943-3360, Fax: (432) 943-3365
  • Comfort Inn & Suites, 2200 S Stockton, Monahans, Texas 79756 , Phone: (432) 943-3000
  • Candlewood Suites Monahans Texas, 1902 S Stockton Ave, Monahans, Texas 79756 , Phone: (432) 943-4800, Fax: (432) 943-4801
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 108 W 19th St, Monahans, Texas 79756 , Phone: (432) 943-2024, Fax: (432) 943-4502
  • LaQuinta Inn & Suites, 1314 W I-20, Monahans, Texas 79756 , Phone: (432) 943-5800
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Monahans, Texas
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Monahans, TX
  • 50.1%Utility gas
  • 49.4%Electricity
  • 0.5%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Monahans, TX
  • 73.8%Electricity
  • 26.2%Utility gas


Monahans compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Monahans on our top lists:

  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (population 5,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (population 5,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: construction and extraction occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: health technologists and technicians (population 5,000+)"
  • #83 (79777) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Greek first ancestries"
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  • Barry Marshall (3)
  • Brad Alan Watson (3)
  • Brad A. Watson (2)
  • Jeffrey M. Wemmer (1)
  • Carl Boysaw (1)
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Total of 11 patent applications in 2008-2022.