Seminole, Texas

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Population in 2017: 7,559 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +27.9%
 
Males: 3,897  (51.6%)
Females: 3,662  (48.4%)
Median resident age:

33.2 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 79360.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $47,545 (it was $32,063 in 2000)
Seminole:

$47,545
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $22,010 (it was $14,624 in 2000)

Seminole city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $98,052 (it was $44,300 in 2000)
Seminole:

$98,052
TX:

$172,200

Median gross rent in 2017: $884.

March 2019 cost of living index in Seminole: 79.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 8.5%
(9.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 9.8% for Black residents, 6.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 22.8% for other race residents, 8.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Seminole, TX (2017)
    • 3,73649.2%White alone
    • 3,33943.9%Hispanic
    • 2613.4%Black alone
    • 1071.4%Asian alone
    • 530.7%Other race alone
    • 270.4%Two or more races
    • 230.3%American Indian alone
    • 120.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 38 registered sex offenders living in Seminole, Texas as of August 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Seminole is 197 to 1.


Crime rates in Seminole by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.8)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(16.7)
2
(32.7)
2
(32.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.3)
1
(16.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(29.8)
4
(58.2)
1
(14.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(51.3)
2
(25.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
3
(49.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.8)
2
(25.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(50.2)
1
(16.3)
1
(16.4)
2
(32.9)
4
(65.1)
4
(63.8)
4
(60.9)
7
(104.4)
5
(72.7)
1
(14.0)
3
(40.6)
0
(0.0)
35
(449.0)
48
(621.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
18
(301.1)
18
(294.0)
17
(278.5)
19
(312.6)
14
(227.7)
9
(143.6)
10
(152.3)
14
(208.9)
16
(232.7)
10
(139.5)
13
(175.8)
13
(169.8)
13
(166.8)
26
(336.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
69
(1,154)
67
(1,094)
71
(1,163)
85
(1,398)
84
(1,366)
65
(1,037)
52
(792.1)
69
(1,029)
74
(1,076)
54
(753.5)
82
(1,109)
105
(1,371)
88
(1,129)
80
(1,036)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
3
(50.2)
1
(16.3)
3
(49.1)
6
(98.7)
4
(65.1)
5
(79.8)
1
(15.2)
4
(59.7)
7
(101.8)
8
(111.6)
7
(94.6)
3
(39.2)
8
(102.6)
6
(77.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(25.9)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)94.7142.499.492.3101.883.455.8105.3128.562.872.369.9225.4223.9

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City-data.com crime index in Seminole, TX

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 14 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.54
Texas average:

1.54
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Ancestries: American (10.6%), German (9.1%), English (4.6%), Irish (1.9%), Pennsylvania German (1.6%), Scottish (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 3297 feet

Land area: 3.35 square miles.

Population density: 2,254 people per square mile   (low).

Seminole, Texas map

1,157 residents are foreign born (11.6% Latin America, 1.7% North America).

This city:

15.2%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,127 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,153 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Midland, TX (58.9 miles , pop. 94,996).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: El Paso, TX (229.8 miles , pop. 563,662).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (333.3 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities:

Seagraves, TX (4.0 miles ),
Loop, TX (4.4 miles ),
Denver City, TX (4.5 miles ),
Wellman, TX (5.1 miles ),
North Hobbs, NM (5.3 miles ),
Andrews, TX (5.3 miles ),
Nadine, NM (5.3 miles ),
Hobbs, NM (5.3 miles )

Latitude: 32.72 N, Longitude: 102.65 W

Area code: 432

Distribution of median household income in Seminole, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in Seminole, TX in 2017
Seminole satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $130,200
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $155,000
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $228,300
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $250,000
  • 2001: 10 buildings, average cost: $138,500
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $176,700
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $93,400
  • 2004: 11 buildings, average cost: $94,300
  • 2005: 17 buildings, average cost: $74,500
  • 2006: 10 buildings, average cost: $192,900
  • 2007: 10 buildings, average cost: $132,200
  • 2008: 28 buildings, average cost: $143,700
  • 2009: 8 buildings, average cost: $169,100
  • 2010: 7 buildings, average cost: $169,100
  • 2011: 16 buildings, average cost: $159,400
  • 2012: 12 buildings, average cost: $160,200
  • 2013: 14 buildings, average cost: $160,200
  • 2014: 14 buildings, average cost: $160,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Seminole, TX residents
Average permit cost in Seminole, TX
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.4%
Texas:

3.5%
Historical population in Seminole, TX
Historical housing units in Seminole, TX
Most common industries in Seminole, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (16.5%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (10.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.7%)
  • Construction (6.4%)
  • Health care (6.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (16.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (9.9%)
  • Construction (9.8%)
  • Educational services (5.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.6%)
  • Truck transportation (3.5%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (29.9%)
  • Health care (9.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.4%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.2%)
  • Personal & laundry services (3.3%)
Most common occupations in Seminole, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.7%)
  • Cashiers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.0%)
  • Extraction workers (5.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.0%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (11.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.7%)
  • Cashiers (6.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (3.7%)

Average climate in Seminole, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Seminole-area historical tornado activity is below Texas state average. It is 14% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/19/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.7 miles away from the Seminole city center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

On 5/12/1982, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 2.5 miles away from the city center injured 17 people.

Earthquake activity:

Seminole-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 15% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 174.0 miles away from Seminole 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 37.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 111.5 miles away from the city center
On 12/19/2005 at 20:27:40, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.1 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 111.4 miles away from the city center
On 5/23/2004 at 09:22:05, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 112.4 miles away from Seminole center
On 3/14/1999 at 22:43:17, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MD, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 115.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Gaines County (7) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Fires: 2, Flood: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Seminole topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Seminole:

  • MEMORIAL HOSPCIE (1004 HOBBS HIGHWAY SUITE 2)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (209 NORTHWEST 8TH STREET)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (451358) (209 N W 8TH ST)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH CARE (1004 HOBBS HIGHWAY SUITE 2)
  • MEMORIAL HEALTH CARE CENTER (212 NW 10TH ST)
  • SEMINOLE NURSING HOME (306 NORTHWEST THIRD STREET)

Airports located in Seminole:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Seminole:

  • Midland College (about 58 miles; Midland, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,650)
  • The University of Texas of the Permian Basin (about 61 miles; Odessa, TX; FT enrollment: 2,982)
  • Odessa College (about 61 miles; Odessa, TX; FT enrollment: 3,107)
  • South Plains College (about 62 miles; Levelland, TX; FT enrollment: 7,007)
  • Texas Tech University (about 75 miles; Lubbock, TX; FT enrollment: 29,251)
  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (about 75 miles; Lubbock, TX; FT enrollment: 3,269)
  • Howard College (about 78 miles; Big Spring, TX; FT enrollment: 2,587)

Public high schools in Seminole:

Public elementary/middle schools in Seminole:

  • SEMINOLE J H (Students: 596, Location: 600 N W AVE J, Grades: 6-8)
  • YOUNG EL (Students: 519, Location: 2100 S W AVE B, Grades: PK-1)
  • SEMINOLE EL (Students: 383, Location: 401 S W AVE B, Grades: 4-5)
  • SEMINOLE PRI (Students: 357, Location: 508 S W AVE D, Grades: 2-3)
See full list of schools located in Seminole

Library in Seminole:

  • GAINES COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $277,597; Location: 704 HOBBS HWY; 43,821 books; 1,413 audio materials; 2,119 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 70 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Seminole: Gaines County Courthouse (A), Seminole Volunteer Fire Department (B), Seminole Emergency Medical Service (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Seminole include: Trinity Baptist Church (A), Temple Baptist Church (B), First Baptist Church (C), First Presbyterian Church (D), Church of Christ (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Chamber of Commerce (119 Southeast Avenue B).

Birthplace of: Larry Gatlin - Male singer, Bob McKay - College football player, Tanner Ogden - College basketball player (Texas Tech Red Raiders).

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

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

H & H RV PARK (Population served: 87, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
GAINES COUNTY PARK (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JUL-2014 and SEP-2014, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-26-2014), St Public Notif requested (AUG-26-2014)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-24-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-24-2014), St Public Notif received (AUG-06-2014)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-05-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-05-2014), St Public Notif received (FEB-19-2014)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-07-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-07-2013), St Public Notif received (NOV-21-2013)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-28-2013), St Public Notif requested (AUG-28-2013)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-22-2013), St Public Notif requested (APR-22-2013), Fed FAO issued (SEP-17-2013)
  • 17 other older health violations
GAINES COUNTY GOLF COURSE (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JAN-02-2014), St Public Notif requested (JAN-21-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-21-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-22-2012), St Public Notif requested (AUG-22-2012), St Public Notif received (SEP-07-2012), St Compliance achieved (OCT-01-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In OCT-01-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-07-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-07-2013), St Public Notif received (MAY-24-2013), St Compliance achieved (FEB-04-2014)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In OCT-2012, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-01-2013)
Average household size:
This city:

2.8 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

75.8%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

3.9%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
65 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
20 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
68 people in nursing homes in 2000
25 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Banks with branches in Seminole (2011 data):

  • First United Bank: Seminole Branch at 601 Nw Avenue B, branch established on 2000/12/04. Info updated 2007/02/12: Bank assets: $1,081.2 mil, Deposits: $962.8 mil, headquarters in Dimmitt, TX, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 18 total offices, Holding Company: Plains Bancorp, Inc.
  • West Texas National Bank: Seminole Branch at 200 Southeast Avenue B, branch established on 1984/03/16. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $708.6 mil, Deposits: $630.4 mil, headquarters in Midland, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: First-West Texas Bancshares, Inc.
  • Commercial State Bank: Seminole Branch at 505 North Main Street, branch established on 2006/07/17. Info updated 2008/08/25: Bank assets: $419.3 mil, Deposits: $379.7 mil, headquarters in Andrews, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Andrews Holding Company

For population 15 years and over in Seminole:

Marital status in Seminole, TX
  • Never married: 21.4%
  • Now married: 55.3%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 13.2%

For population 25 years and over in Seminole:

  • High school or higher: 68.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

16.3
Texas average:

14.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Seminole
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Seminole, TX (based on Gaines County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant8,09725
Catholic2,1702
Mainline Protestant5553
Other1221
None6,582-
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: 4
This county:

2.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Gaines County:

6.08 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
This county:

8.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.4%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.3%
Texas:

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

11.9%
Texas:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Seminole:

46.9%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.6%
State:

46.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.7
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Seminole:

23.3%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.2%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Seminole:

6.8
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Seminole:

33.7%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
Seminole:

52.6%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Seminole:

78.2%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Seminole, TX Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 11$47,413$51,7230$0
Solid Waste Management 8$18,854$28,2812$210
Health 8$30,690$46,0354$4,815
Water Supply 8$24,846$37,2691$808
Other and Unallocable 6$18,350$36,7002$1,576
Streets and Highways 4$10,450$31,3500$0
Other Government Administration 2$14,601$87,6060$0
Financial Administration 2$6,742$40,4520$0
Police - Other 2$5,143$30,8580$0
Sewerage 2$3,531$21,1860$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 2$2,511
Totals for Government 53$180,620$40,89511$9,920

Seminole government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $985,000 ($130.31)
    Regular Highways: $96,000 ($12.70)
    General - Other: $15,000 ($1.98)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $876,000 ($115.89)
    Police Protection: $764,000 ($101.07)
    Health - Other: $656,000 ($86.78)
    Regular Highways: $526,000 ($69.59)
    General - Other: $509,000 ($67.34)
    Solid Waste Management: $382,000 ($50.54)
    Sewerage: $334,000 ($44.19)
    Central Staff Services: $272,000 ($35.98)
    Local Fire Protection: $171,000 ($22.62)
    Parks and Recreation: $126,000 ($16.67)
    Financial Administration: $96,000 ($12.70)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $44,000 ($5.82)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $33,000 ($4.37)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $67,000 ($8.86)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Health - Other: $141,000 ($18.65)
    Police Protection: $97,000 ($12.83)
    General - Other: $44,000 ($5.82)
    Local Fire Protection: $37,000 ($4.89)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $15,000 ($1.98)
    Solid Waste Management: $14,000 ($1.85)
    Regular Highways: $12,000 ($1.59)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,452,000 ($324.38)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $102,000 ($13.49)

Seminole government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $672,000 ($88.90)
    Solid Waste Management: $663,000 ($87.71)
    Other: $410,000 ($54.24)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $362,000 ($47.89)
    Highways: $308,000 ($40.75)
    Other: $161,000 ($21.30)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $158,000 ($20.90)
    Interest Earnings: $150,000 ($19.84)
    General Revenue - Other: $44,000 ($5.82)
    Rents: $2,000 ($0.26)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,363,000 ($180.31)
  • State Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $121,000 ($16.01)
  • Tax - Property: $1,347,000 ($178.20)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,296,000 ($171.45)
    Public Utilities Sales: $308,000 ($40.75)
    Other Selective Sales: $64,000 ($8.47)
    Other License: $8,000 ($1.06)

Seminole government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,645,000 ($1011.38)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,390,000 ($977.64)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $255,000 ($33.73)

Seminole government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,801,000 ($767.43)

5.56% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($53,375 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.56%
Texas average:

7.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Lea County, NM  0.80% ($66,939 average AGI)
from Yoakum County, TX  0.67% ($54,220)
from Lubbock County, TX  0.61% ($43,757)


6.01% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($55,557 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.01%
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  0.77% ($46,468 average AGI)
to Lea County, NM  0.60% ($57,865)
to Yoakum County, TX  0.42% ($47,500)
Businesses in Seminole, TX
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Subway1
FedEx2True Value1
H&R Block1UPS1
McDonald's1Walmart1
SONIC Drive-In1

Strongest AM radio stations in Seminole:

  • KIKZ (1250 AM; 1 kW; SEMINOLE, TX; Owner: GAINES COUNTY ROADCASTING, LTD.)
  • KHOB (1390 AM; 5 kW; HOBBS, NM; Owner: AMERICAN ASSET MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • KYKK (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; HUMBLE CITY, NM; Owner: NOALMARK BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KCRS (550 AM; 5 kW; MIDLAND, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KFYO (790 AM; 5 kW; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KACT (1360 AM; 1 kW; ANDREWS, TX; Owner: ZIA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KJTV (950 AM; 5 kW; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KIJN (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FARWELL, TX; Owner: METROPOLITIAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Seminole:

  • KSEM-FM (106.3 FM; SEMINOLE, TX; Owner: GAINES COUNTY ROADCASTING, LTD.)
  • KLMA (96.5 FM; HOBBS, NM; Owner: OJEDA BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Seminole:

  • K55IF (Channel 55; SEMINOLE, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • K53GA (Channel 53; SEMINOLE, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • KSGD-LP (Channel 49; SEMINOLE, TX; Owner: PRIME TIME CHRISTIAN B/CASTING, INC.)
  • KLBK-TV (Channel 13; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: QUORUM OF TEXAS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KJTV-TV (Channel 34; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • K27GL (Channel 27; HOBBS, NM; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • K50GM (Channel 50; HOBBS, NM; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • KHFT (Channel 29; HOBBS, NM; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • KHLC-LP (Channel 52; HOBBS, NM; Owner: PRIME TIME CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K47CF (Channel 47; HOBBS, NM; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
Seminole fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
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FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Seminole)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 228 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Seminole, TX)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 107 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 36 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Seminole)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 100 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Seminole)

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Seminole, Texas:

  • WG Seminole Hospitality, Ltd d/b/A Wingate By Wyndham Seminole, 1103 Hobbs Hwy, Seminole, Texas 79360 , Phone: (432) 967-2763
  • Best Western Plus Seminole Hotel & Suites, 308 S Main St Hwy 385, Seminole, Texas 79360 , Phone: (432) 955-6200, Fax: (432) 955-6250
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Seminole, Texas
Most common first names in Seminole, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James4070.9 years
William3775.9 years
Mary3779.0 years
John3270.2 years
Ruby2182.2 years
Robert1972.1 years
Charles1770.9 years
Dorothy1375.4 years
George1376.9 years
Helen1178.3 years
Most common last names in Seminole, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2577.0 years
Jones2273.8 years
Johnson1467.4 years
Brown1475.4 years
Allen1374.8 years
Ramirez1271.6 years
Bingham1274.0 years
Wright1179.5 years
Davis1071.7 years
Clark1079.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Seminole, TX
  • 56.8%Utility gas
  • 39.9%Electricity
  • 2.2%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Seminole, TX
  • 50.0%Utility gas
  • 50.0%Electricity


Seminole compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Seminole on our top lists:

  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index increase from 2011 to 2012 (population 5,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (population 5,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: construction and extraction occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #39 (79360) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers reporting profit/loss from business in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election"
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