Plainview, Texas

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Population in 2019: 20,143 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: -9.8%
 
Males: 10,020  (49.7%)
Females: 10,123  (50.3%)
Median resident age:

33.4 years
Texas median age:

35.1 years

Zip codes: 79072.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $50,121 (it was $31,551 in 2000)
Plainview:

$50,121
TX:

$64,034

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $21,798 (it was $13,791 in 2000)

Plainview city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $98,051 (it was $56,500 in 2000)
Plainview:

$98,051
TX:

$200,400

Median gross rent in 2019: $673.

March 2019 cost of living index in Plainview: 76.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 16.1%
(10.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.2% for Black residents, 18.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 22.1% for other race residents, 19.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Plainview, TX (2019)
    • 13,73765.3%Hispanic
    • 5,78227.5%White alone
    • 1,0925.2%Black alone
    • 3451.6%Two or more races
    • 960.5%Asian alone
    • 240.1%Other race alone
    • 70.03%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 110 registered sex offenders living in Plainview, Texas as of June 22, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Plainview is 201 to 1.


Crime rates in Plainview by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
14
(61.9)
9
(40.8)
9
(41.7)
8
(37.7)
9
(42.4)
9
(39.7)
5
(22.0)
7
(31.5)
6
(27.6)
7
(33.5)
9
(43.5)
21
(101.7)
8
(38.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
13
(57.5)
19
(86.2)
7
(32.4)
12
(56.5)
12
(56.5)
11
(48.5)
10
(44.1)
5
(22.5)
7
(32.2)
6
(28.7)
6
(29.0)
10
(48.4)
5
(24.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
78
(344.9)
59
(267.5)
65
(301.3)
63
(296.8)
50
(235.5)
46
(203.0)
46
(202.8)
45
(202.5)
40
(183.8)
36
(172.2)
44
(212.9)
35
(169.6)
46
(223.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
256
(1,132)
245
(1,111)
251
(1,163)
269
(1,267)
193
(909.0)
196
(864.9)
181
(798.1)
155
(697.4)
138
(634.0)
169
(808.3)
130
(629.0)
112
(542.6)
108
(525.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,005
(4,444)
908
(4,117)
783
(3,629)
780
(3,675)
705
(3,321)
691
(3,049)
709
(3,126)
697
(3,136)
657
(3,019)
661
(3,162)
602
(2,913)
442
(2,141)
376
(1,828)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
48
(212.3)
50
(226.7)
32
(148.3)
36
(169.6)
28
(131.9)
26
(114.7)
16
(70.6)
25
(112.5)
36
(165.4)
25
(119.6)
38
(183.9)
49
(237.4)
19
(92.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
6
(26.5)
6
(27.2)
12
(55.6)
4
(18.8)
4
(18.8)
7
(30.9)
5
(22.0)
2
(9.0)
1
(4.6)
4
(19.1)
4
(19.4)
1
(4.8)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index409.7372.6351.1355.7314.4278.6258.0255.7246.8262.4261.4272.5200.4

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 Plainview, TX

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 38 (31 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.53
Texas average:

1.79
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Ancestries: American (4.9%), African (2.7%), German (2.3%), Irish (1.8%), English (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 13.8 square miles.

Population density: 1,462 people per square mile   (low).

Plainview, Texas map

2,427 residents are foreign born (10.6% Latin America).

This city:

11.5%
Texas:

17.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,091 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,055 (1.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lubbock, TX (44.3 miles , pop. 199,564).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (253.7 miles , pop. 506,132).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (300.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Seth Ward, TX (1.4 miles ),
Hale Center, TX (3.4 miles ),
Kress, TX (3.5 miles ),
Edmonson, TX (3.5 miles),
Providence, TX (3.5 miles ),
Lockney, TX (4.1 miles ),
Petersburg, TX (4.8 miles ),
Olton, TX (4.9 miles )

Latitude: 34.19 N, Longitude: 101.72 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +871 (+4.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 7,135 (75.6%)

Area code: 806

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 38 buildings, average cost: $75,500
  • 1998: 40 buildings, average cost: $90,900
  • 1999: 13 buildings, average cost: $120,400
  • 2000: 21 buildings, average cost: $106,700
  • 2001: 14 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 2002: 10 buildings, average cost: $148,500
  • 2003: 13 buildings, average cost: $161,700
  • 2004: 13 buildings, average cost: $138,600
  • 2005: 81 buildings, average cost: $112,000
  • 2006: 10 buildings, average cost: $69,000
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $209,000
  • 2009: 8 buildings, average cost: $93,900
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $226,800
  • 2011: 5 buildings, average cost: $67,100
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $400,000
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $182,000
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $182,000
  • 2015: 5 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 2016: 4 buildings, average cost: $70,300
  • 2017: 3 buildings, average cost: $113,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Plainview, TX residents
Average permit cost in Plainview, TX
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

7.5%
Texas:

8.0%
Historical population in Plainview, TX
Historical housing units in Plainview, TX

Population change in the 1990s: +192 (+0.9%).
Most common industries in Plainview, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Food (12.4%)
  • Educational services (11.5%)
  • Health care (8.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (8.0%)
  • Public administration (7.4%)
  • Construction (5.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Food (17.8%)
  • Construction (9.7%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (7.7%)
  • Public administration (7.4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.1%)
  • Educational services (5.1%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (19.4%)
  • Health care (13.9%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (8.5%)
  • Public administration (7.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.1%)
  • Food (5.7%)
  • Social assistance (4.5%)
Most common occupations in Plainview, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Food processing workers (5.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Food processing workers (7.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.9%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.0%)
  • Food processing workers (3.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.5%)

Average climate in Plainview, Texas

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Tornado activity:

Plainview-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 91% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.2 miles away from the Plainview city center killed 4 people and injured 76 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 4/17/1970, a category F4 tornado 20.0 miles away from the city center killed 5 people and injured 51 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Plainview-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 485% greater 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 97.3 miles away from Plainview 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 287.3 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 151.2 miles away from Plainview center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 311.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 296.0 miles away from the city center
On 8/23/2011 at 05:46:18, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi) earthquake occurred 259.9 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 Hale County (9) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Fires: 2, Storms: 2, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals in Plainview:

  • ALLEGIANCE BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CENTER OF PLAINVIEW (provides emergency services, 2601 DIMMITT ROAD)
  • AREA COMMUNITY HOSPICE INC (3109 OLTON ROAD SUITE C)
  • COVENANT HOSPITAL PLAINVIEW (Voluntary non-profit - Church, provides emergency services, 2601 DIMMITT RD)
  • RILEY ARMSTRONG RESIDENTIAL FACILITY (2911 W 21ST ST)

Nursing Homes in Plainview:

  • PLAINS CONVALESCENT HOME (2813 W 8TH ST)
  • PLAINVIEW HEALTHCARE CENTER (2510 W 24TH ST)
  • PRAIRIE HOUSE LIVING CENTER (1301 MESA DR)
  • TEXAN NURSING AND REHAB OF PLAINVIEW LLC (224 SAINT LOUIS)

Dialysis Facilities in Plainview:

  • FMC DIALYSIS SERVICES PLAINVIEW (3304 OLTON ROAD)

Home Health Centers in Plainview:

  • AREA HOME CARE INC (201 W 4TH)
  • CALVERT HOME HEALTH CARE, LTD (2101 W 24TH)

Airports located in Plainview:

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College/University in Plainview:

  • Wayland Baptist University (Full-time enrollment: 5,526; Location: 1900 W 7th St.; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.wbu.edu; Offers Master's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Plainview:

  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (about 43 miles; Lubbock, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,269)
  • Texas Tech University (about 44 miles; Lubbock, TX; FT enrollment: 29,251)
  • West Texas A & M University (about 56 miles; Canyon, TX; FT enrollment: 6,820)
  • South Plains College (about 57 miles; Levelland, TX; FT enrollment: 7,007)
  • Amarillo College (about 70 miles; Amarillo, TX; FT enrollment: 6,622)
  • Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus (about 94 miles; Portales, NM; FT enrollment: 4,263)
  • Howard College (about 136 miles; Big Spring, TX; FT enrollment: 2,587)

Public high schools in Plainview:

  • PLAINVIEW H S (Students: 1,407, Location: 1501 QUINCY ST, Grades: 9-12)
  • HOUSTON SCHOOL (Students: 72, Location: 2417 YONKERS ST, Grades: 9-12)
  • ABERNATHY DAEP (Location: 1200 HOUSTON, Grades: 6-10)
  • DAEP (Location: 1200 HOUSTON ST, Grades: 5-10)
  • HALE COUNTY JJAEP (Location: 1200 HOUSTON ST, Grades: 6-10)
  • DAEP (Location: 1200 HOUSTON ST, Grades: 6-12)
  • SLATON DAEP (Location: 1200 HOUSTON, Grades: 8-12)
  • HALE CO JJAEP (Location: 122 E 6TH ST, Grades: 7-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Plainview:

  • LA MESA EL (Students: 502, Location: 600 S ENNIS ST, Grades: PK-5)
  • THUNDERBIRD EL (Students: 468, Location: 1200 W 32ND ST, Grades: PK-5)
  • HILLCREST EL (Students: 467, Location: 315 W ALPINE DR, Grades: PK-5)
  • COLLEGE HILL EL (Students: 360, Location: 707 CANYON ST, Grades: PK-5)
  • EDGEMERE EL (Location: 2600 W 20TH ST, Grades: PK-5)
  • HIGHLAND EL (Location: 1707 W 11TH ST, Grades: PK-5)
  • CORONADO MIDDLE (Location: 2501 JOLIET ST, Grades: 6-8)
  • ESTACADO MIDDLE (Location: 2500 W 20TH ST, Grades: 6-8)
See full list of schools located in Plainview

Library in Plainview:

  • UNGER MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $352,567; Location: 825 N AUSTIN ST; 47,195 books; 1,465 audio materials; 1,760 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 115 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Please add First Assembly of God to your church list! Address: 1300 N. I-27 Thank you!

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Plainview: Plainview Country Club (A), Plainview Commercial Historic District (B), Hale County Courthouse (C), Plainview Fire Department Station 2 (D), Wayland Amphitheater (E), Plainview Fire Department and Emergency Medical Services (F), Plainview Fire Department Station 1 (G), Plainview Ambulance Service (H), Central Plains Center - Reed Adolescent Center (I), Allegiance Behavioral Health Center of Plainview (J), Museum of the Llano Estacado (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Plainview include: Victory Chapel Church (A), Assembly of God Church Glad Tidings (B), New Covenant Church (C), Seventh Day Adventist Church (D), Plainview Orthodox Presbyterian Church (E), First Presbyterian Church (F), Trinity United Methodist Church (G), San Juan United Methodist Church (H), Plainview District United Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Independent Order of Odd Fellows Cemetery (1), Plainview Cemetery (2), Plainview Memorial Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Plainview include: Lakeside Park (1), Hood Park (2), Running Water Draw Regional Park (3), Plainview City Park (4), E Givens Park (5), Broadway Park (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Airport Motel & Apartments (912 South Columbia Street), Budget Inn (2001 West 5th Street), Best Western Conestoga (600 North I-27).

Courts: Plainview-City - Municipal Court- Municipal Judge (900 North Austin Street), Hale-County - Court Reporter-64th District (Floor FL), Plainview City - Municipal Court- Court Administrator (901 Broadway Street), Hale-County - District Court-64th District- Jury Line 64Th District C (Hale County), Hale-County - Court Reporter 242nd District (Floor FL), Hale-County - District Court-242nd District- Jury Line 242Nd District C (Hale County).

Birthplace of: Don January - Professional golfer, James H. Clark - Computer scientist, Leonard Garcia - Martial artist, David Thomas (American football) - Football player, Pete Laney - Politician, Michael Egnew - College football player, Carl Nafzger - Horse trainer, Emily Jones McCoy - Television sports announcer, Julius Waring Walker, Jr. - Diplomat, Lawrence McCutcheon - Football player.

Hale County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Plainview and their reported violations in the past:

PLAINVIEW SERENITY CENTER (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-01-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-01-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAY-01-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-24-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-24-2012), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-14-2012), St Compliance achieved (DEC-01-2012), St AO (w/penalty) issued (JUL-19-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In FEB-01-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-07-2013), St Public Notif requested (MAY-07-2013)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In OCT-01-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-09-2013), St Public Notif requested (JAN-09-2013)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In APR-01-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from MAR-01-2010 to APR-01-2010), St Public Notif received (SEP-10-2012), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-14-2012), St AO (w/penalty) issued (JUL-19-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-21-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-21-2009), State No Longer Subject to Rule (OCT-21-2010)
  • 7 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 minor monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.8 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

72.8%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.1%
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

People in group quarters in Plainview in 2010:

  • 412 people in college/university student housing
  • 195 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 160 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 14 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 10 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 6 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Plainview in 2000:

  • 385 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 281 people in nursing homes
  • 136 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 21 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 9 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled
  • 9 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

Banks with branches in Plainview (2011 data):

  • HCSB: Hcsb at 201 West 6th Street, branch established on 1934/06/07; West Branch at 3201 Olton Road, branch established on 1996/07/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $401.6 mil, Deposits: $363.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Haleco Bancshares, Inc.
  • Happy State Bank: Plainview Branch at 3110 Olton Rd, branch established on 2007/05/01. Info updated 2011/07/12: Bank assets: $1,840.0 mil, Deposits: $1,625.4 mil, headquarters in Happy, TX, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 29 total offices, Holding Company: Happy Bancshares, Inc.
  • Compass Bank: Plainview Branch at 2804 Olton Road, branch established on 1962/12/10. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $63,107.0 mil, Deposits: $46,232.4 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 720 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Plainview Main Branch at 205 West Fifth Street, branch established on 1963/08/01. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Vista Bank: Plainview Branch at 3000 Olton Road, branch established on 1907/01/01. Info updated 2008/08/25: Bank assets: $226.7 mil, Deposits: $199.3 mil, headquarters in Ralls, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Mclaughlin Bancshares, Inc.
  • American State Bank: Plainview Branch at 3301 Olton Road, branch established on 1990/03/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $3,079.1 mil, Deposits: $2,459.5 mil, headquarters in Lubbock, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 46 total offices, Holding Company: American State Financial Corporation
  • First National Bank Texas: Plainview Banking Center -rc 868 at 1501 N. I-27, branch established on 2004/07/21. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $944.3 mil, Deposits: $815.9 mil, headquarters in Killeen, TX, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 250 total offices, Holding Company: First Community Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Plainview:

Marital status in Plainview, TX
  • Never married: 31.9%
  • Now married: 49.2%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

For population 25 years and over in Plainview:

  • High school or higher: 76.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.3%
  • Unemployed: 7.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

15.7
Texas average:

13.8

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Plainview, TX (based on Hale County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant21,75069
Catholic9,0945
Mainline Protestant2,12210
Other5344
None2,773-
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Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
This county:

1.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Hale County:

4.78 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 24
This county:

6.75 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Hale County:

9.7%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Hale County:

27.8%
Texas:

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

15.4%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Plainview:

46.8%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

45.1%
State:

46.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.4
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

23.1%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Plainview:

10.9%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Plainview:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Plainview:

32.2%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
This city:

53.4%
State:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.2%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Plainview, 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 37$144,288$46,7960$0
Firefighters 31$138,941$53,7840$0
Solid Waste Management 21$59,100$33,7713$1,558
Water Supply 17$46,640$32,9220$0
Parks and Recreation 10$28,662$34,3940$0
Other and Unallocable 10$27,512$33,0141$2,234
Sewerage 9$26,430$35,2400$0
Police - Other 9$22,323$29,7649$5,295
Streets and Highways 9$26,034$34,7120$0
Health 9$20,854$27,8050$0
Other Government Administration 8$52,683$79,02510$1,057
Financial Administration 8$29,063$43,5950$0
Fire - Other 7$42,010$72,0170$0
Local Libraries 5$16,116$38,6780$0
Judicial and Legal 4$19,217$57,6511$2,951
Welfare 1$3,324$39,8883$2,264
Totals for Government 195$703,197$43,27427$15,359

Plainview government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $507,000 ($25.17)
    Water Utilities: $144,000 ($7.15)
    Sewerage: $93,000 ($4.62)
    Parks and Recreation: $76,000 ($3.77)
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $6,693,000 ($332.27)
    Water Utilities: $3,948,000 ($196.00)
    Police Protection: $3,728,000 ($185.08)
    Local Fire Protection: $3,028,000 ($150.33)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,120,000 ($105.25)
    Regular Highways: $1,353,000 ($67.17)
    Sewerage: $1,113,000 ($55.25)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,105,000 ($54.86)
    General - Other: $882,000 ($43.79)
    Financial Administration: $795,000 ($39.47)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $457,000 ($22.69)
    Health - Other: $406,000 ($20.16)
    Libraries: $405,000 ($20.11)
    Housing and Community Development: $275,000 ($13.65)
    General Public Buildings: $97,000 ($4.82)
    Air Transportation: $40,000 ($1.99)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $541,000 ($26.86)
    Regular Highways: $303,000 ($15.04)
    Police Protection: $267,000 ($13.26)
    Water Utilities: $114,000 ($5.66)
    Local Fire Protection: $75,000 ($3.72)
    Parks and Recreation: $58,000 ($2.88)
    Financial Administration: $54,000 ($2.68)
    Sewerage: $9,000 ($0.45)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,326,000 ($413.34)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $323,000 ($16.04)

Plainview government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $3,182,000 ($157.97)
    Sewerage: $2,416,000 ($119.94)
    Other: $373,000 ($18.52)
    Parks and Recreation: $23,000 ($1.14)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $197,000 ($9.78)
    Health and Hospitals: $88,000 ($4.37)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $4,624,000 ($229.56)
    Interest Earnings: $430,000 ($21.35)
    Sale of Property: $326,000 ($16.18)
    Fines and Forfeits: $294,000 ($14.60)
    Rents: $21,000 ($1.04)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $4,847,000 ($240.63)
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $275,000 ($13.65)
    Health and Hospitals: $181,000 ($8.99)
    Other: $105,000 ($5.21)
    General Local Government Support: $38,000 ($1.89)
    Sewerage: $3,000 ($0.15)
  • Tax - Property: $5,463,000 ($271.21)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,088,000 ($202.95)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,865,000 ($92.59)
    Other Selective Sales: $367,000 ($18.22)
    Other License: $76,000 ($3.77)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $15,000 ($0.74)

Plainview government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,420,000 ($517.30)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,405,000 ($466.91)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,015,000 ($50.39)

Plainview government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,538,000 ($76.35)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $39,077,000 ($1939.98)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $763,000 ($37.88)

7.41% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,323 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.41%
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 Lubbock County, TX  2.23% ($41,024 average AGI)
to Randall County, TX  0.33% ($37,111)
to Swisher County, TX  0.27% ($32,467)
Businesses in Plainview, TX
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Best Western1Maurices1
Burger King1McDonald's2
CVS1Nike4
Chevrolet1Payless1
Comfort Suites1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack1
Days Inn1SONIC Drive-In2
Domino's Pizza1Sears1
FedEx3Sprint Nextel1
GNC1Subway1
GameStop1Super 81
Goodwill2T-Mobile1
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Holiday Inn1Toyota1
IHOP1U-Haul3
JCPenney1UPS7
KFC1Verizon Wireless1
Lane Furniture1Walmart1
Long John Silver's1YMCA1

Strongest AM radio stations in Plainview:

  • KREW (1400 AM; 1 kW; PLAINVIEW, TX; Owner: EQUICOM, INC)
  • KVOP (1090 AM; 5 kW; PLAINVIEW, TX; Owner: EQUICOM, INC)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KJTV (950 AM; 5 kW; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • KFYO (790 AM; 5 kW; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCLR (1530 AM; daytime; 5 kW; RALLS, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • KGNC (710 AM; 10 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KIJN (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FARWELL, TX; Owner: METROPOLITIAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KTUE (1260 AM; 1 kW; TULIA, TX; Owner: DOVE MEDIA, INC.)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KIXZ (940 AM; 5 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Plainview:

  • KWLD (91.5 FM; PLAINVIEW, TX; Owner: WAYLAND BAPTIST COLLEGE)
  • KRIA (103.9 FM; PLAINVIEW, TX; Owner: EQUICOM, INC)
  • KPMB (88.5 FM; PLAINVIEW, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL EVANGELISM)
  • KHDY (97.3 FM; PLAINVIEW, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • KBAH (90.5 FM; PLAINVIEW, TX; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KKYN-FM (106.9 FM; PLAINVIEW, TX; Owner: EQUICOM, INC)
  • K209BT (89.7 FM; PLAINVIEW, TX; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KBTE (104.9 FM; TULIA, TX; Owner: DOVE MEDIA, INC.)
  • K204CG (88.7 FM; PLAINVIEW, TX; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Plainview:

  • K59GC (Channel 59; PLAINVIEW, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • KPGD-LP (Channel 53; PLAINVIEW, TX; Owner: PRIME TIME CHRISTIAN B/CASTING, INC.)
  • KLBK-TV (Channel 13; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: QUORUM OF TEXAS LICENSE, LLC)
  • K41CA (Channel 41; KRESS, TX; Owner: PANHANDLE TELECASTING CO.)
  • K25CP (Channel 25; KRESS, TX; Owner: QUORUM OF AMARILLO LICENSE, LLC)
  • K36CC (Channel 36; KRESS/PLAINVIEW, TX; Owner: KVII OPERATING, L.P.)
  • KJTV-TV (Channel 34; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Plainview fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 36Number of bridges
  • 568ft / 173mTotal length
  • $305,000Total costs
  • 161,100Total average daily traffic
  • 28,747Total average daily truck traffic
  • 126,930Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Plainview, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 41960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 221980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Plainview, TX
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Plainview)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 264 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Plainview, TX)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 40 (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: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 67 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Plainview)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 3 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Plainview)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 47 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 117. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 156 took place in 2011, and the least - 11 in 2002. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Plainview, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (47.5%), and Structure Fires (28.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Plainview, TX
    • 94947.5%Outside Fires
    • 57528.8%Structure Fires
    • 32716.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1457.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Plainview, TX

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Plainview, Texas:

  • Best Western Conestoga Inn, 600 N I-27, Plainview, Texas 79072 , Phone: (806) 293-9454, Fax: (806) 291-9985
  • Super 8 Motel, 4005 Olton Rd, Plainview, Texas 79072 , Phone: (806) 293-4181, Fax: (806) 293-2565
  • Comfort Suites Plainview, 3615 Grandview Dr, Plainview, Texas 79072 , Phone: (806) 293-7700, Fax: (806) 293-7708
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel And Suites, 4213 W 13th St, Plainview, Texas 79072 , Phone: (806) 296-9900
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Plainview, Texas
Most common first names in Plainview, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John14776.2 years
James14576.1 years
William14377.0 years
Mary13480.4 years
Robert8273.1 years
George6275.6 years
Charles6273.6 years
Joe5966.3 years
Roy5574.7 years
Willie5275.6 years
Most common last names in Plainview, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith8978.9 years
Williams6774.4 years
Jones6078.0 years
Brown5280.2 years
Davis4974.5 years
Johnson4774.0 years
Martinez3670.3 years
Rodriguez3569.5 years
White3576.6 years
King3378.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Plainview, TX
  • 64.4%Utility gas
  • 34.8%Electricity
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Plainview, TX
  • 53.7%Electricity
  • 45.0%Utility gas
  • 1.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Plainview compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
There are 41 pilots and 22 other airmen in this city.
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