Plainview, Texas

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Population in 2012: 22,230 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: -0.5%
 
Males: 10,753  (48.4%)
Females: 11,477  (51.6%)
Median resident age:  30.7 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 79072.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $39,189 (it was $31,551 in 2000)
Plainview:

$39,189
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,119 (it was $13,791 in 2000)

Plainview city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $73,079 (it was $56,500 in 2000)
Plainview:

$73,079
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $86,116; Detached houses: $86,916; Townhouses or other attached units: $77,106; In 2-unit structures: $86,724; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $86,990; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $209,729; Mobile homes: $30,875

Median gross rent in 2012: $565.

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  • Hispanic - 13,761 (60.2%)
  • White alone - 7,882 (34.5%)
  • Black alone - 749 (3.3%)
  • Two or more races - 289 (1.3%)
  • Asian alone - 129 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 88 (0.4%)
  • Other race alone - 24 (0.1%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Plainview: 80.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (7.5%), Irish (5.6%), United States (4.9%), English (4.4%), French (1.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 13.8 square miles.

Population density: 1,613 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

Plainview,TX real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Plainview:

  • High school or higher: 69.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Unemployed: 7.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Plainview city:

  • Never married: 28.3%
  • Now married: 52.0%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 11.4%

2,454 residents are foreign born

This city:  10.7%
Texas:  16.4%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 78 registered sex offenders living in Plainview, Texas as of January 29, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Plainview to the number of sex offenders is 285 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,409 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,015 (1.5%)

Plainview satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 34.19 N, Longitude: 101.72 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,101 (+4.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 7,085 (74.0%)

Area code: 806

Plainview household income distribution Plainview home values distribution

Crime rates in Plainview by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0002100010100
per 100,000 0.00.00.09.04.50.00.00.04.60.04.70.00.0
Rapes 1491195814998995
per 100,000 58.339.447.140.422.535.861.940.841.737.742.439.722.0
Robberies 1310181418211319712121110
per 100,000 54.143.877.262.980.993.957.586.232.456.556.548.544.1
Assaults 56507371514378596563504646
per 100,000 233.2218.9312.9319.0229.1192.3344.9267.5301.3296.8235.5203.0202.8
Burglaries 242237267298344263256245251269193196181
per 100,000 1008.01037.51144.41338.91545.61176.41132.01110.91163.41267.3909.0864.9798.1
Thefts 1,2448799471,0641,3161,0531,005908783780705691709
per 100,000 5181.43848.04059.24780.55912.74709.94444.14117.23629.43674.63320.63049.33126.4
Auto thefts 17182826263748503236282616
per 100,000 70.878.8120.0116.8116.8165.5212.3226.7148.3169.6131.9114.770.6
Arson 59372666124475
per 100,000 20.839.412.931.59.026.826.527.255.618.818.830.922.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 405.6331.6387.5441.0465.5391.4422.9384.5362.4367.1324.5287.6266.3

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Plainview detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 41 (33 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.46
Texas average:

1.95
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

9.8%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +192 (+0.9%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Food processing workers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)
  • Food processing workers (4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (3%)

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

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 28% 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 97.3 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 287.3 miles away from Plainview 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 the city center
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 169.9 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 255.0 miles away from Plainview center
On 8/17/2000 at 01:08:05, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 83.1 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 (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Fires: 2, Storms: 2, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Don January - Professional golfer, James H. Clark - Computer scientist, Leonard Garcia - Martial artist, David Thomas (American football) - Player of football, 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 - Player of football.

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)

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)

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)

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:

Private high school in Plainview:

  • PLAINVIEW CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 176; Location: 310 S ENNIS ST; Grades: PK - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Plainview:

Private elementary/middle school in Plainview:

  • FIRST U M CALICO CABOOSE (Students: 12; Location: 1001 W 7TH; Grades: KG - KG)
See full list of schools located in Plainview, School District: PLAINVIEW INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT

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!

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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).

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:

HALE COUNTY COMFORT STATION (Population served: 500, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 22.5%
(10.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 37.2% for Black residents, 28.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 41.1% for American Indian residents, 20.4% for other race residents, 22.6% for two or more races residents)
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 mentally retarded
  • 9 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

Plainview, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Plainview compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.

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.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Plainview, Texas:

  • Best Western Conestoga Inn, 600 N I-27, Plainview, TX 79072 , Phone: (806) 293-9454, Fax: (806) 291-9985
  • Days Inn Plainview, 3600 Olton Rd, Plainview, TX 79072 , Phone: (806) 293-2561
  • Super 8 Motel, 4005 Olton Rd, Plainview, TX 79072 , Phone: (806) 293-4181, Fax: (806) 293-2565
  • Comfort Suites Plainview, 3615 Grandview Dr, Plainview, TX 79072 , Phone: (806) 293-7700, Fax: (806) 293-7708
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel And Suites, 4213 W 13th St, Plainview, TX 79072 , Phone: (806) 296-9900
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Plainview, Texas

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (70%)
  • Electricity (29%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Plainview city (based on Hale County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 88.01%
Here: 88.0%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristAssemblies of God
Adherents48.4%28.7%7.7%5.8%2.0%
Congregations31.3%7.5%9.0%16.4%7.5%
NameChurch of the NazareneBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)Other
Adherents1.5%1.1%1.0%0.9%2.9%
Congregations6.0%1.5%3.0%1.5%16.4%
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: 5
Hale County:

1.41 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

4.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.7%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Hale County:

27.8%
Texas:

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

15.4%
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
Financial Administration 7$25,480$43,6800$0
Other Government Administration 7$44,036$75,4908$590
Judicial and Legal 5$21,280$51,0720$0
Police Protection - Officers 34$116,192$41,0090$0
Police - Other 8$16,084$24,1267$2,782
Firefighters 36$173,056$57,6850$0
Streets and Highways 12$39,904$39,9042$3,050
Welfare 1$4,000$48,0001$884
Health 9$30,378$40,5041$714
Solid Waste Management 19$63,906$40,3622$1,058
Sewerage 14$49,878$42,7530$0
Parks and Recreation 12$36,220$36,2202$2,988
Water Supply 16$55,230$41,4230$0
Local Libraries 5$15,864$38,0740$0
Other and Unallocable 6$19,046$38,0920$0
Totals for Government 191$710,554$44,64223$12,066

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

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $4,442,000 ($199.82)
    Solid Waste Management: $887,000 ($39.90)
    Sewerage: $658,000 ($29.60)
    Regular Highways: $520,000 ($23.39)
    Central Staff Services: $7,000 ($0.31)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,404,000 ($108.14)
    Fire Protection: $1,878,000 ($84.48)
    Water Utilities: $1,736,000 ($78.09)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,129,000 ($50.79)
    Regular Highways: $762,000 ($34.28)
    Sewerage: $647,000 ($29.10)
    Central Staff Services: $586,000 ($26.36)
    Parks & Recreation: $517,000 ($23.26)
    Health Services - Other: $491,000 ($22.09)
    Libraries: $294,000 ($13.23)
    General - Other: $291,000 ($13.09)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $266,000 ($11.97)
    Financial Administration: $190,000 ($8.55)
    Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $170,000 ($7.65)
    Housing & Community Development: $130,000 ($5.85)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $122,000 ($5.49)
    General Public Buildings: $76,000 ($3.42)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $175,000 ($7.87)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Transit Utilities: $30,000 ($1.35)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $575,000 ($25.87)
    Solid Waste Management: $493,000 ($22.18)
    Water Utilities: $350,000 ($15.74)
    Fire Protection: $77,000 ($3.46)
    Police Protection: $53,000 ($2.38)
    Parks & Recreation: $30,000 ($1.35)
    Electric Utilities: $8,000 ($0.36)
    Libraries: $8,000 ($0.36)
    Central Staff: $7,000 ($0.31)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $5,794,000 ($260.64)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $2,117,000 ($95.23)
    Sewerage: $1,787,000 ($80.39)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $49,000 ($2.20)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $106,000 ($4.77)
    Health & Hospitals: $59,000 ($2.65)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,228,000 ($55.24)
    General Revenue, NEC: $897,000 ($40.35)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,600,000 ($116.96)
  • State Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $1,365,000 ($61.40)
    Housing & Community Development: $174,000 ($7.83)
    Health & Hospitals: $112,000 ($5.04)
    All Other: $64,000 ($2.88)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $2,817,000 ($126.72)
    Property: $2,581,000 ($116.10)
    Public Utilities: $794,000 ($35.72)
    NEC: $310,000 ($13.95)
    Other Selective Sales: $137,000 ($6.16)

Plainview government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,910,000 ($130.90)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $10,000,000 ($449.84)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $12,565,000 ($565.23)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $345,000 ($15.52)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $9,342,000 ($420.24)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $18,305,000 ($823.44)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $156,000 ($7.02)

7.29% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 200526,537 ($ average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.29%
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 Lubbock County, TX  1.44% ($24,362 average AGI)
from Floyd County, TX  0.52% ($32,831)
from Swisher County, TX  0.34% ($30,026)


8.60% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 200627,769 ($ average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.60%
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 Lubbock County, TX  2.24% ($30,306 average AGI)
to Floyd County, TX  0.38% ($23,955)
to Potter County, TX  0.37% ($21,116)

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 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Plainview fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Plainview)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 157 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Plainview, TX)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 31 (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: 59 (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: 49 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 136
  • Hazardous Condition: 47
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Plainview

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Plainview, TX
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
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
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