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Population in 2012: 763 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.6%
 

Males: 415  (54.4%)
Females: 348  (45.6%)

Median resident age:  36.9 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 79778.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $53,068 (it was $36,528 in 2000)
Rankin:

$53,068
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,959

Rankin city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $49,964 (it was $24,500 in 2000)
Rankin:

$49,964
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $62,483; Detached houses: $63,933; Mobile homes: $49,249

Median gross rent in 2012: $575.

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  • White alone - 539 (69.3%)
  • Hispanic - 215 (27.6%)
  • Black alone - 11 (1.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 11 (1.4%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (0.3%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Rankin: 78.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (17.6%), Irish (16.2%), English (7.4%), Polish (3.2%), Scotch-Irish (3.1%), United States (3.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 1.06 square miles.

Population density: 717 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Rankin:

  • High school or higher: 79.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rankin city:

  • Never married: 26.9%
  • Now married: 56.5%
  • Separated: 6.7%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 4.1%

41 residents are foreign born

This city:  4.8%
Texas:  16.4%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Rankin, Texas as of September 23, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Rankin to the number of sex offenders is 254 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $811 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $456 (0.9%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Odessa, TX (50.8 miles , pop. 90,943).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: San Antonio, TX (238.6 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: McCamey, TX (4.2 miles ), Iraan, TX (4.7 miles ), Crane, TX (5.2 miles ), Big Lake, TX (5.3 miles ), West Crockett, TX (5.4 miles) , Imperial, TX (6.7 miles ), Midland Rural, TX (6.9 miles) , Odessa, TX (7.1 miles ).

Latitude: 31.22 N, Longitude: 101.94 W

Area code: 432

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

3.7%
Texas:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -195 (-19.6%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (19%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (14%)
  • Utilities (12%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (12%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Rankin-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 41% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/1/1990, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.9 miles away from the Rankin city center killed 2 people and injured 21 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/26/1960, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 8.4 miles away from the city center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Rankin-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/2001 at 00:07:08, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 56.3 miles away from the city center
On 8/26/1992 at 03:24:52, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 79.6 miles away from Rankin center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Upton County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 3, Hurricanes: 3 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Bud McFadin - Football player.


Hospital/medical center in Rankin:

  • RANKIN COUNTY HOSPITAL DISTRICT (Hospital, 1105 ELIZABETH)

Political contributions by individuals in Rankin, TX

Airports located in Rankin:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rankin:

  • The University of Texas of the Permian Basin (about 51 miles; Odessa, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,108)
  • Angelo State University (about 89 miles; San Angelo, TX; FT enrollment: 5,118)
  • Abilene Christian University (about 157 miles; Abilene, TX; FT enrollment: 3,947)
  • Texas Tech University (about 164 miles; Lubbock, TX; FT enrollment: 25,860)
  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (about 164 miles; Lubbock, TX; FT enrollment: 2,626)
  • South Plains College (about 165 miles; Levelland, TX; FT enrollment: 4,679)
  • Southwest Texas Junior College (about 191 miles; Uvalde, TX; FT enrollment: 2,240)

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Public elementary/middle school in Rankin:

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Library in Rankin:

  • RANKIN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $76,667; Location: 310 E 10TH ST; 16,639 books; 329 audio materials; 198 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 20 print serial subscriptions)

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Upton County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 11.3%
(11.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 12.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 10.9% for other race residents, 17.9% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  73.4%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  3.8%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Rankin, TX

33 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
3 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010
4 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Rankin compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • 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 significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.


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Banks with branches in Rankin (2011 data):

  • Texas Financial Bank: The First State Bank Of Rankin/Branc at 922 Main St, branch established on 1927/01/01. Info updated 2010/04/19: Bank assets: $80.7 mil, Deposits: $71.9 mil, headquarters in Eden, TX, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Eden Financial Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (64%)
  • Electricity (34%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Rankin city (based on Upton County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 66.45%
Here66.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents46.1%17.1%16.5%8.0%12.3%
Congregations18.8%18.8%12.5%18.8%31.3%
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: 1
Here:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
This county:

16.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Upton County:

9.90 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

10.6%
State:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

26.5%
State:

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

24.8%
Texas:

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
Other Government Administration 2$5,012$30,0720$0
Water Supply 2$6,096$36,5760$0
Totals for Government 4$11,108$33,3240$0


9.33% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($46,441 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.33%
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 Midland County, TX  1.20% ($158,083 average AGI)


9.24% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($41,413 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.24%
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 Midland County, TX  1.41% ($43,357 average AGI)
to Ector County, TX  1.20% ($26,667)

Strongest AM radio stations in Rankin:

  • KCRS (550 AM; 5 kW; MIDLAND, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KXOI (810 AM; 1 kW; CRANE, TX; Owner: HISPANIC OUTREACH MINISTRIES, INC)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KWEL (1070 AM; daytime; 3 kW; MIDLAND, TX; Owner: FAUSTINO QUIROZ)
  • KLBO (1330 AM; 5 kW; MONAHANS, TX; Owner: SANDSHILLS COMMUNICATION, INC.)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KGKL (960 AM; 5 kW; SAN ANGELO, TX; Owner: KGKL, INC.)
  • KMND (1510 AM; daytime; 2 kW; MIDLAND, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rankin:

  • KPBM (95.3 FM; MCCAMEY, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • KODM (97.9 FM; ODESSA, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KKKK (101.3 FM; CRANE, TX; Owner: MR. DON L. COOK)

TV broadcast stations around Rankin:

  • K50ED (Channel 50; MCCAMEY-RANKIN, TX; Owner: PRIME TIME CHRISTIAN B/CASTING INC.)

Rankin fatal accident list:

Feb 5, 2001 04:34 PM, Sp-576, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jun 22, 1979 87:99 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Rankin)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

28 (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 Rankin, TX)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • STATION, 5 Mi E On Us 67 4 Mi S Oil Lease Rd (Lat: 31.170417 Lon: -101.865944), Overall height: 170.4 m, Call Sign: WNTN499
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.481 MHz, 928.481 MHz, 952.643 MHz, 928.643 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/10/2009, Expiration Date: 12/27/2019, Certifier: J S Pittman
    Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street, Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4282, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • Rankin Rental Tower, Lat: 31.238889 Lon: -101.942500, Type: Tower, Structure height: 85.3 m, Overall height: 87.2 m, Call Sign: WQHV404
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/16/2007, Expiration Date: 11/16/2017, Certifier: Kathy Wilson
    Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4100, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • Rankin Rental Tower, Lat: 31.238889 Lon: -101.942500, Type: Ltower, Structure height: 85.3 m, Overall height: 87.2 m, Call Sign: WQPK757
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/16/2012, Expiration Date: 06/16/2022, Certifier: Farkhanda Khan
    Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4100, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • STATION, 18 Mi Ne Of (Lat: 31.406250 Lon: -101.777889), Overall height: 61 m, Call Sign: KLE84
    Assigned Frequencies: 6795.00 MHz, 6815.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/08/1995, Expiration Date: 02/08/2000, Cancellation Date: 11/26/1996
    Registrant: Phone: (713) 656-1827

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: W5VEL
    Grant Date: 03/14/1996, Expiration Date: 03/14/2006, Cancellation Date: 03/15/2008
    Registrant: Robert W Bradley, 1001 Severn St, Rankin, TX 79778

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: MAULE M-7-235C (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 235RT , Serial Number: 25030C, Year manufactured: 1999, Airworthiness Date: 01/28/1999
    Registrant (Individual): Cody Jr Bell, Po Box 22, Rankin, TX 79778
  • Aircraft: SCHWEIZER SGS 1-26B (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 58 mph), Engine: None
    N-Number: 2734Z , Serial Number: 247, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 05/09/1964
    Registrant (Individual): Joseph D Talley, Box 528, Rankin, TX 79778
  • Aircraft: BELL CODY JR RAF 2000 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: SUBARU ALL MDLS A/B (400 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7212D , Serial Number: 1997001, Year manufactured: 1997, Airworthiness Date: 04/23/1997
    Registrant (Individual): Cody Bell, Po Box 22, Rankin, TX 79778
  • Aircraft: LINDSEY DEWAYNE SCORPION 133 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTORWAY RW-133 SERIES (160 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8519C , Serial Number: L52936, Year manufactured: 1980, Airworthiness Date: 01/20/1981
    Registrant (Individual): Dewayne Lindsey, Box 4, Rankin, TX 79778
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-18-150 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9674P , Serial Number: 18-7509017, Year manufactured: 1974
    Registrant (Partnership): Dakota Partners Ltd Texas, Po Box 4, Rankin, TX 79778



Most common first names in Rankin, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1174.1 years
Mary578.8 years
John474.8 years
Helen483.8 years
Grace472.2 years
James469.2 years
Juanita469.7 years
Annie379.0 years
Edward372.0 years
Billy368.0 years
Most common last names in Rankin, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson771.8 years
Yocham677.7 years
Taylor677.2 years
Hill575.2 years
Wheeler585.4 years
Carter476.5 years
Miller480.5 years
Abalos366.3 years
Bearden357.0 years
Adams390.0 years

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  • #74 on the list of "Top 100 cities with lowest ratio of median house value to median household income"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Bush (Republican) in the 2004 Presidential Election"
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