Samnorwood, Texas

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Population in 2010: 51. Population change since 2000: +30.8%
Males: 37  (72.9%)
Females: 14  (27.1%)
Median resident age:  11.2 years
Texas median age:  34.5 years

Zip code: 79079

Estimated median household income in 2016: $63,384 (it was $38,750 in 2000)
Samnorwood:

$63,384
TX:

$56,565

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $20,090 (it was $30,690 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $95,356 (it was $55,000 in 2000)
Samnorwood:

$95,356
TX:

$161,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $85,019; Detached houses: $84,574
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    • 5098.0%White alone
    • 12.0%American Indian alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Samnorwood: 75.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (52.6%).

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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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

For population 15 years and over in Samnorwood CDP:

  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 95.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 5.0%

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

Samnorwood CDP:  1.6% ($900)
Texas:  1.8% ($1,393)

Samnorwood satellite photo by USGS

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

Samnorwood household income distribution Samnorwood home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.6%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Other services, except public administration (64%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (27%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (100%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Community and social service occupations (64%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (27%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Legal occupations (0%)
  • Management occupations (100%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)
  • Legal occupations (0%)

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 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 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 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 375.9 miles away from the city 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 Samnorwood 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 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 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
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 0.0%
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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.5
Texas average:

14.3

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Samnorwood CDP (based on Collingsworth County data)

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
Collingsworth County:

3.37 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

10.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

13.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.7%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Collingsworth County:

26.9%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This 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

7.22% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($18,139 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.22%
Texas average:

7.14%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

6.19% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,230 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.19%
Texas average:

6.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

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.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

1
  • Curtis Branch, Samnorwood Site (Lat: 35.052917 Lon: -100.267083), Type: 91.4, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: 3105303188, Crisj@aviationsystems.Com, 2510 W 237TH STREET #210

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Station, Various Locations (Lat: 35.151139 Lon: -100.251222), Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WPNA766
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.281 MHzGrant Date: 11/01/2012, Expiration Date: 07/08/2022, Certifier: David B TregoRegistrant: American Electric Power Service Corporation, One Riverside Plaza, Columbus, OH 43215, Phone: (614) 716-5874, Fax: (614) 716-3535, Email:

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (80%)
  • Utility gas (20%)

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 above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.
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