O'Donnell, Texas

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Population in 2013: 810 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -19.9%
 
Males: 336  (41.5%)
Females: 474  (58.5%)
Median resident age:  34.2 years
Texas median age:  34.0 years

Zip codes: 79351.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $29,788 (it was $26,103 in 2000)
O'Donnell:

$29,788
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $17,953 (it was $12,924 in 2000)

O'Donnell city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $42,600 (it was $20,800 in 2000)
O'Donnell:

$42,600
TX:

$132,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $51,106; Detached houses: $47,299; Mobile homes: $65,757

Median gross rent in 2013: $579.

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  • Races in O'Donnell, TX (2010)

    O'Donnell races chart
    • 52262.8%Hispanic
    • 28334.1%White alone
    • 91.1%Two or more races
    • 60.7%Black alone
    • 50.6%Other race alone
    • 30.4%American Indian alone
    • 30.4%Asian alone

Races in O'Donnell detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in O'Donnell: 79.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (8.0%), English (2.9%), German (1.8%), Irish (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 0.86 square miles.

Population density: 943 people per square mile   (low).

O'Donnell, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in O'Donnell:

  • High school or higher: 63.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.7%
  • Unemployed: 5.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in O'Donnell city:

  • Never married: 25.5%
  • Now married: 49.5%
  • Separated: 3.9%
  • Widowed: 4.8%
  • Divorced: 16.2%

41 residents are foreign born (4.3% Latin America, 0.7% Asia).

This city:

4.3%
Texas:

16.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $914 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $703 (2.0%)

O'Donnell satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lubbock, TX (41.6 miles , pop. 199,564).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fort Worth, TX (261.6 miles , pop. 534,694).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (293.1 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Tahoka, TX (3.7 miles ), Welch, TX (4.2 miles ), Lamesa, TX (4.2 miles ), Los Ybanez, TX (4.2 miles) , Wilson, TX (5.0 miles ), New Home, TX (5.0 miles ), Gail, TX (5.1 miles ), Brownfield, TX (5.4 miles ).

Latitude: 32.97 N, Longitude: 101.83 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 806

O'Donnell household income distribution O'Donnell home values distribution

Crime rates in O'Donnell by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2006 2007 2008 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 00000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0000001000N/A
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0109.30.00.00.0N/A
Robberies 00000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 11000000000
per 100,000 96.794.70.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Burglaries 32250030010
per 100,000 290.1189.4200.4510.70.00.0327.90.00.0119.30.0
Thefts 94463500000
per 100,000 870.4378.8400.8612.9299.4517.60.00.00.00.00.0
Auto thefts 12110120002
per 100,000 96.7189.4100.2102.10.0103.5218.60.00.00.0247.2
Arson 00000011010
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0109.3113.40.0119.30.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.5) 85.665.139.671.212.530.2133.10.00.08.720.6

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Crime rate in O'Donnell detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.24
Texas average:

2.05
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.2%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -86 (-7.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (28%)
  • Construction (19%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (14%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (26%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (19%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (17%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (14%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)

Work and jobs in O'Donnell: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in O'Donnell, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

O'Donnell-area historical tornado activity is near Texas state average. It is 22% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/11/1970, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 40.7 miles away from the O'Donnell city 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 34.1 miles away from the city center injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

O'Donnell-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 32% 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 61.8 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 206.7 miles away from O'Donnell 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 86.0 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 161.1 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 320.3 miles away from O'Donnell center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 252.9 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 Lynn County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Fires: 3, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
O'Donnell topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near O'Donnell:

  • TAHOKA CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; TAHOKA, TX)
  • LYNN COUNTY HOSPITAL DISTRICT Critical Access Hospitals (about 14 miles away; TAHOKA, TX)

Airports located in O'Donnell:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to O'Donnell:

  • Texas Tech University (about 43 miles; Lubbock, TX; Full-time enrollment: 29,251)
  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (about 44 miles; Lubbock, TX; FT enrollment: 3,269)
  • South Plains College (about 53 miles; Levelland, TX; FT enrollment: 7,007)
  • Howard College (about 55 miles; Big Spring, TX; FT enrollment: 2,587)
  • Midland College (about 67 miles; Midland, TX; FT enrollment: 3,650)
  • The University of Texas of the Permian Basin (about 80 miles; Odessa, TX; FT enrollment: 2,982)
  • Odessa College (about 83 miles; Odessa, TX; FT enrollment: 3,107)

Public high school in O'Donnell:

Public elementary/middle school in O'Donnell:

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Notable location: O'Donnell Volunteer Fire Department and Emergency Medical Services (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Lynn County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 27.7%
(3.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 32.4% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  75.2%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  3.2%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

O'Donnell, Texas environmental map by EPA

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O'Donnell compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

16.5
Texas average:

14.4

O'Donnell travel time to work - commute O'Donnell mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (67%)
  • Electricity (33%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for O'Donnell city (based on Lynn County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,96516
Catholic1,2663
Mainline Protestant6534
Other1-
None1,030-
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
Lynn County:

1.71 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Lynn County:

5.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2
Here:

3.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.8%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Lynn County:

27.9%
Texas:

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

13.7%
State:

15.7%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$2,463$29,5561$549
Police Protection - Officers 2$4,602$27,6120$0
Water Supply 0$0 1$1,329
Streets and Highways 1$1,329$15,9480$0
Sewerage 0$0 1$1,329
Totals for Government 4$8,393$25,1793$3,207

7.59% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,645 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.59%
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  3.54% ($42,859 average AGI)


8.14% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,305 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.14%
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  4.32% ($28,897 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in O'Donnell:

  • KFYO (790 AM; 5 kW; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KJTV (950 AM; 5 kW; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • KCLR (1530 AM; daytime; 5 kW; RALLS, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • KPET (690 AM; 0 kW; LAMESA, TX; Owner: KPET, INC.)
  • KKUB (1300 AM; 1 kW; BROWNFIELD, TX; Owner: BROWNFIELD BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KVOP (1090 AM; 5 kW; PLAINVIEW, TX; Owner: EQUICOM, INC)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in O'Donnell:

  • KTXC (104.7 FM; LAMESA, TX; Owner: MIDESSA BROADCASTING LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOFR (107.3 FM; POST, TX; Owner: KXOJ, INC.)
  • KMMX (100.3 FM; TAHOKA, TX; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KONE (101.1 FM; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KYMI (98.5 FM; LOS YBANEZ, TX; Owner: ISRAEL G. YBANEZ)
  • KLVT-FM (105.5 FM; LEVELLAND, TX; Owner: PAUL R. BEANE)
  • 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)
  • KXTQ-FM (93.7 FM; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • KLZK (104.3 FM; BROWNFIELD, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • K217BX (91.3 FM; LAMESA, TX; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KAMZ (103.5 FM; TAHOKA, TX; Owner: ALBERT BENAVIDES)

TV broadcast stations around O'Donnell:

  • KLBK-TV (Channel 13; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: QUORUM OF TEXAS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KJTV-TV (Channel 34; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • KWGD-LP (Channel 54; WELCH, TX; Owner: PRIME TIME CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPTR-LP (Channel 47; LAMESA, TX; Owner: PRIME TIME CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KAMC (Channel 28; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: VHR LUBBOCK LICENSE, 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)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in O'Donnell)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • O'Donnell, 600' Ne Of Intersection Of Nassau & 9th Streets (Lat: 32.964528 Lon: -101.822361), Call Sign: KFQ943, Licensee ID: L00004399
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.690 MHz
    Expiration Date: 07/01/1998, Cancellation Date: 12/17/1998
    Registrant: Gte Southwest Incorporated, 2701 South Johnson, San Angelo, TX 76902

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