Samnorwood, Texas

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Population in 2010: 51.
Population change since 2000: +30.8%
Males: 36  (71.4%)
Females: 15  (28.6%)
Median resident age:

11.3 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip code: 79079

Estimated median household income in 2017: $57,461 (it was $38,750 in 2000)
Samnorwood:

$57,461
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $46,191 (it was $30,690 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $121,735 (it was $55,000 in 2000)
Samnorwood:

$121,735
TX:

$172,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $89,337; detached houses: $89,046
March 2019 cost of living index in Samnorwood: 75.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 0.0%
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  • Races in Samnorwood, TX (2010)
    • 5098.0%White alone
    • 12.0%American Indian alone
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Ancestries: English (63.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 2196 feet

Land area: 1.63 square miles.

Population density: 31 people per square mile   (very low).

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Samnorwood CDP:

1.6% ($900)
Texas:

1.8% ($1,393)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Amarillo, TX (89.1 miles , pop. 173,627).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (157.8 miles , pop. 506,132).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (253.9 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Quail, TX (3.3 miles),
Shamrock, TX (3.4 miles ),
Wellington, TX (3.8 miles ),
Texola, OK (4.5 miles),
McLean, TX (4.7 miles ),
Dodson, TX (5.0 miles),
Hedley, TX (5.0 miles ),
Erick, OK (5.1 miles )

Latitude: 35.05 N, Longitude: 100.28 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 806

Distribution of median household income in Samnorwood, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in Samnorwood, TX in 2017

Samnorwood satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.0%
Texas:

3.5%

Average climate in Samnorwood, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Samnorwood-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 92% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/25/1955, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.0 miles away from the Samnorwood place center killed 2 people and injured 18 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/8/1995, a category F4 tornado 22.7 miles away from the place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Samnorwood-area historical earthquake activity is above Texas state average. It is 53% 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 142.6 miles away from Samnorwood 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 102.8 miles away from Samnorwood 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 248.3 miles away from Samnorwood 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 375.9 miles away from Samnorwood center
On 4/28/1998 at 14:13:01, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 107.4 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 282.4 miles away from Samnorwood 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 Collingsworth County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Winds: 3, Fires: 2, Storms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Samnorwood:

  • SHAMROCK GENERAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 11 miles away; SHAMROCK, TX)
  • COLLINGSWORTH HOME HEALTH AGENCY CORP (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; WELLINGTON, TX)
  • WELLINGTON CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; WELLINGTON, TX)
  • COLLINGSWORTH GENERAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 15 miles away; WELLINGTON, TX)
  • GOLDEN SPREAD HOSPICE (Hospital, about 15 miles away; WELLINGTON, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Samnorwood:

  • Western Oklahoma State College (about 60 miles; Altus, OK; Full-time enrollment: 2,054)
  • Vernon College (about 83 miles; Vernon, TX; FT enrollment: 2,216)
  • Amarillo College (about 90 miles; Amarillo, TX; FT enrollment: 6,622)
  • West Texas A & M University (about 93 miles; Canyon, TX; FT enrollment: 6,820)
  • Southwestern Oklahoma State University (about 95 miles; Weatherford, OK; FT enrollment: 4,126)
  • Wayland Baptist University (about 102 miles; Plainview, TX; FT enrollment: 5,526)
  • Cameron University (about 110 miles; Lawton, OK; FT enrollment: 4,695)

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Notable location: Sam Norwood Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

3.2 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

87.5%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

6.3%
Whole state:

6.0%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Samnorwood:

Marital status in Samnorwood, TX
  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 95.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 5.0%

For population 25 years and over in Samnorwood:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 100.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 35.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.6
Texas average:

14.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Samnorwood, TX (based on Collingsworth County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,56414
Mainline Protestant4761
Catholic1501
None--
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
This county:

3.37 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

10.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
This county:

13.50 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

10.7%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

26.9%
State:

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

14.0%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Samnorwood:

45.6%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Samnorwood:

44.4%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.9
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

17.5%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Samnorwood:

14.2%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Samnorwood:

6.7
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Samnorwood:

28.2%
State:

33.0%

General health condition:
Here:

51.7%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Samnorwood:

83.4%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Samnorwood, TX Residents

Strongest AM radio stations in Samnorwood:

  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KGNC (710 AM; 10 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KTNZ (1010 AM; 5 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KIXZ (940 AM; 5 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Samnorwood:

  • KLSR-FM (105.3 FM; MEMPHIS, TX; Owner: DAVIS BROADCAST COMPANY, INC.)
  • KPDR (90.5 FM; WHEELER, TX; Owner: TOP O' TEXAS ED B/CASTING FOUNDATION)
  • KBKH (92.9 FM; SHAMROCK, TX; Owner: TERRY KEITH HAMMOND)

TV broadcast stations around Samnorwood:

  • K32EH (Channel 32; MEMPHIS, TX; Owner: CAPROCK TRANSLATOR SYSTEM, INC.)
  • K36CA (Channel 36; MEMPHIS, TX; Owner: CRUZE ELECTRONICS)
  • K27BZ (Channel 27; WELLINGTON, ETC., TX; Owner: GREENBELT TV TRANSLATOR SYSTEM INC)
  • K29BH (Channel 29; WELLINGTON, ETC., TX; Owner: GREENBELT TV TRANSLATOR SYSTEM, INC)
  • K31BZ (Channel 31; WELLINGTON, ETC., TX; Owner: GREENBELT TV TRANSLATOR SYSTEM, INC.)
  • K33CF (Channel 33; WELLINGTON, ETC., TX; Owner: GREENBELT TV TRANSLATOR SYSTEM, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 49ft / 15.3mTotal length
  • $133,000Total costs
  • 355Total average daily traffic
  • 37Total average daily truck traffic
  • 465Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Curtis Branch, Samnorwood Site (Lat: 35.052917 Lon: -100.267083), Type: 91.4, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: Aviation Systems Inc., Crisj@aviationsystems.Com, , Torra-nce, Phone: (310) 530-3188
  • Edward G Roach, Samnorwood Site (Lat: 35.052917 Lon: -100.267083), Type: 91.4, Structure height: 48087 m, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: Aviation Systems Inc., Crisj@aviationsystems.Com, , Torra-nce, Phone: (310) 530-3188

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Station, Various Locations (Lat: 35.151139 Lon: -100.251222), Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WPNA766,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.281 MHz, Grant Date: 11/01/2012, Expiration Date: 07/08/2022, Certifier: David B Trego, Registrant: American Electric Power Service Corporation, 850 Tech Center Drive, Gahanna, OH 43230, Phone: (614) 883-7265, Fax: (614) 716-3535, Email:
  • SAMNORWOOD, Along Side Fm1548 (Lat: 35.029972 Lon: -100.289750), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 48 m, Overall height: 49 m, Call Sign: WQYN928,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10915.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz... (+10 more), Grant Date: 11/23/2016, Expiration Date: 11/23/2026, Certifier: Jonathon D Humphrey Sr, Registrant: Intelpath, 111 Fuller Rd, Hinsdale, IL 60521, Phone: (312) 841-9188, Email:

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Samnorwood, TX
  • 66.7%Utility gas
  • 33.3%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Samnorwood, TX
  • 100.0%Electricity


Samnorwood compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic 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 significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.
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