Seth Ward, Texas

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Population in 2010: 2,025. Population change since 2000: +5.1%
Males: 911  (45.0%)
Females: 1,114  (55.0%)
Median resident age:  32.5 years
Texas median age:  34.5 years

Zip codes: 79072.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $32,896 (it was $24,167 in 2000)
Seth Ward:

$32,896
TX:

$56,565

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $14,584 (it was $9,663 in 2000)

Seth Ward CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $41,082 (it was $30,200 in 2000)
Seth Ward:

$41,082
TX:

$161,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $64,012; Detached houses: $87,918; Mobile homes: $26,540

Median gross rent in 2016: $503.

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  • Races in Seth Ward, TX (2010)

    Seth Ward races chart
    • 1,50774.4%Hispanic
    • 45122.3%White alone
    • 281.4%Black alone
    • 251.2%Two or more races
    • 100.5%American Indian alone
    • 20.10%Asian alone
    • 20.10%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Seth Ward: 74.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (5.8%), American (2.1%), Dutch West Indian (2.1%), German (1.6%), African (1.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 3369 feet

Land area: 1.61 square miles.

Population density: 1,260 people per square mile   (low).

Seth Ward,TX real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Seth Ward:

  • High school or higher: 55.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 2.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 13.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 11.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Seth Ward CDP:

  • Never married: 35.0%
  • Now married: 45.3%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 10.8%

616 residents are foreign born (31.6% Latin America).

This place:

33.2%
Texas:

16.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $466 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $320 (1.0%)

Seth Ward satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lubbock, TX (46.0 miles , pop. 199,564).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (252.0 miles , pop. 506,132).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (299.5 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Plainview, TX (1.4 miles ), Providence, TX (3.2 miles ), Kress, TX (3.3 miles ), Edmonson, TX (3.6 miles) , Hale Center, TX (3.7 miles ), Lockney, TX (4.0 miles ), Tulia, TX (4.8 miles ), Petersburg, TX (4.9 miles ).

Latitude: 34.21 N, Longitude: 101.70 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 806

Seth Ward household income distribution Seth Ward home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.8%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (29%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (24%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (23%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (15%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (18%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (11%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)

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

Average climate in Seth Ward, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Seth Ward-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 6.7 miles away from the Seth Ward place 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 21.9 miles away from the place center killed 5 people and injured 51 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Seth Ward-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 29% 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 97.8 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 289.1 miles away from Seth Ward 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 153.2 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 168.0 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 254.8 miles away from Seth Ward 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 81.7 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 (13).
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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Hospitals and medical centers near Seth Ward:

  • CALVERT HOME HEALTH CARE, LTD (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; PLAINVIEW, TX)
  • ALLEGIANCE BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CENTER OF PLAINVIEW (Hospital, about 3 miles away; PLAINVIEW, TX)
  • COVENANT HOSPITAL PLAINVIEW Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; PLAINVIEW, TX)
  • AREA HOME CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; PLAINVIEW, TX)
  • PLAINVIEW HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; PLAINVIEW, TX)
  • RILEY ARMSTRONG RESIDENTIAL FACILITY (Hospital, about 3 miles away; PLAINVIEW, TX)
  • PLAINS CONVALESCENT HOME (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; PLAINVIEW, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Seth Ward:

  • Wayland Baptist University (about 3 miles; Plainview, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,526)
  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (about 45 miles; Lubbock, TX; FT enrollment: 3,269)
  • Texas Tech University (about 45 miles; Lubbock, TX; FT enrollment: 29,251)
  • West Texas A & M University (about 55 miles; Canyon, TX; FT enrollment: 6,820)
  • South Plains College (about 59 miles; Levelland, TX; FT enrollment: 7,007)
  • Amarillo College (about 69 miles; Amarillo, TX; FT enrollment: 6,622)
  • Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus (about 95 miles; Portales, NM; FT enrollment: 4,263)

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Hale County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 36.4%
(23.8% for Black residents, 50.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 36.1% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This place:  3.2 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  76.4%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  9.0%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

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Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

18.3
Texas average:

14.3

Seth Ward travel time to work - commute Seth Ward mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Seth Ward CDP (based on Hale County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant21,75069
Catholic9,0945
Mainline Protestant2,12210
Other5344
None2,773-
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: 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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Seth Ward:

46.0%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.8%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Seth Ward:

28.8
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.1%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.4%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Seth Ward:

6.8
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

31.1%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
Seth Ward:

53.0%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.1%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Seth Ward, TX Residents

6.13% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,333 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.13%
Texas average:

7.14%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Lubbock County, TX  1.40% ($28,906 average AGI)
from Floyd County, TX  0.33% ($25,816)
from Potter County, TX  0.27% ($19,387)


7.39% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,688 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.39%
Texas average:

6.69%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Lubbock County, TX  1.97% ($32,197 average AGI)
to Randall County, TX  0.34% ($34,333)
to Floyd County, TX  0.33% ($29,026)

Strongest AM radio stations in Seth Ward:

  • 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)
  • KGNC (710 AM; 10 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KCLR (1530 AM; daytime; 5 kW; RALLS, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KTUE (1260 AM; 1 kW; TULIA, TX; Owner: DOVE MEDIA, INC.)
  • KIJN (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FARWELL, TX; Owner: METROPOLITIAN RADIO GROUP, 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 Seth Ward:

  • 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.)
  • KKYN-FM (106.9 FM; PLAINVIEW, TX; Owner: EQUICOM, INC)
  • KBAH (90.5 FM; PLAINVIEW, TX; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KWLD (91.5 FM; PLAINVIEW, TX; Owner: WAYLAND BAPTIST COLLEGE)
  • KBTE (104.9 FM; TULIA, TX; Owner: DOVE MEDIA, INC.)
  • K209BT (89.7 FM; PLAINVIEW, TX; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K204CG (88.7 FM; PLAINVIEW, TX; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Seth Ward:

  • 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.)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (79%)
  • Electricity (15%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (6%)

Seth Ward compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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