Spade, Texas

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Population in 2010: 73.
Population change since 2000: -27.0%
Males: 44  (60.4%)
Females: 29  (39.6%)
Median resident age:

30.9 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip code: 79369

Estimated median household income in 2017: $53,754 (it was $36,250 in 2000)
Spade:

$53,754
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $17,936 (it was $11,917 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $67,729 (it was $30,600 in 2000)
Spade:

$67,729
TX:

$172,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $116,701; detached houses: $122,122; townhouses or other attached units: $36,108; mobile homes: $32,781

Median gross rent in 2017: $713.

March 2019 cost of living index in Spade: 79.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 17.2%
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  • Races in Spade, TX (2010)
    • 4156.2%White alone
    • 2534.2%Hispanic
    • 79.6%Black alone



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Spade, Texas as of August 07, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Spade is 132 to 1.


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Ancestries: African (30.5%), Dutch West Indian (9.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 1.96 square miles.

Population density: 37 people per square mile   (very low).

Spade, Texas map

14 residents are foreign born (10.4% Latin America).

This place:

10.4%
Texas:

100.0%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Spade CDP:

0.7% ($199)
Texas:

1.8% ($1,393)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lubbock, TX (29.0 miles , pop. 199,564).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Albuquerque, NM (267.2 miles , pop. 448,607).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (319.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Anton, TX (2.7 miles ),
Littlefield, TX (3.2 miles ),
Amherst, TX (4.1 miles ),
Olton, TX (4.3 miles ),
Shallowater, TX (4.3 miles ),
Abernathy, TX (4.3 miles ),
Hale Center, TX (4.5 miles ),
New Deal, TX (4.7 miles )

Latitude: 33.92 N, Longitude: 102.15 W

Area code: 806

Distribution of median household income in Spade, TX in 2017

Spade satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.2%
Texas:

3.5%
Most common industries in Spade, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (36.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (19.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (10.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.0%)
  • Construction (5.3%)
  • Farm product raw materials merchant wholesalers (5.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (28.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (15.8%)
  • Educational services (13.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (10.5%)
  • Construction (7.9%)
  • Farm product raw materials merchant wholesalers (7.9%)
  • Truck transportation (5.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (84.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (15.8%)
  • Construction (0.0%)
Most common occupations in Spade, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (17.5%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (10.5%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (10.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8.8%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (8.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8.8%)
  • Food processing workers (7.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (15.8%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (13.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (13.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (13.2%)
  • Food processing workers (10.5%)
  • Other construction workers and helpers (7.9%)
  • Top executives (5.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (42.1%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (31.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (15.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (10.5%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (0.0%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (0.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (0.0%)

Average climate in Spade, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Spade-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 84% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 1.3 miles away from the Spade 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 7.4 miles away from the place center injured 24 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Spade-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 19% 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 100.7 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 261.6 miles away from Spade 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 122.6 miles away from Spade 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 254.7 miles away from Spade 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 196.6 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) earthquake occurred 168.9 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 Lamb County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Fires: 2, Floods: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winds: 2, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Spade topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Spade:

  • LEGACY OF LOVE HOSPICE (Hospital, about 11 miles away; LITTLEFIELD, TX)
  • LITTLEFIELD NURSING AND REHABILITATION LP (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; LITTLEFIELD, TX)
  • LAMB HEALTHCARE CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; LITTLEFIELD, TX)
  • KNIGHT'S NURSING HOME, INC (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; LITTLEFIELD, TX)
  • LITTLEFIELD HOSPITALITY (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; LITTLEFIELD, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Spade:

  • South Plains College (about 27 miles; Levelland, TX; Full-time enrollment: 7,007)
  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (about 27 miles; Lubbock, TX; FT enrollment: 3,269)
  • Texas Tech University (about 29 miles; Lubbock, TX; FT enrollment: 29,251)
  • Wayland Baptist University (about 31 miles; Plainview, TX; FT enrollment: 5,526)
  • Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus (about 71 miles; Portales, NM; FT enrollment: 4,263)
  • West Texas A & M University (about 75 miles; Canyon, TX; FT enrollment: 6,820)
  • Amarillo College (about 90 miles; Amarillo, TX; FT enrollment: 6,622)

Points of interest:

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Lamb County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.3 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

59.4%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

9.4%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 3.1% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Spade:

Marital status in Spade, TX
  • Never married: 27.1%
  • Now married: 67.8%
  • Separated: 5.1%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

For population 25 years and over in Spade:

  • High school or higher: 91.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 1.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.1
Texas average:

14.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Spade, TX (based on Lamb County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,72132
Catholic3,0133
Mainline Protestant1,3118
Black Protestant-1
Other-1
None1,932-
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: 6
This county:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
This county:

5.07 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Here:

6.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

10.1%
State:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.5%
Texas:

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

12.0%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Spade:

46.0%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.8%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Spade:

29.1
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.6%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Spade:

14.5%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Spade:

31.3%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
This city:

54.0%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Spade:

81.8%
State:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Spade, TX Residents

Strongest AM radio stations in Spade:

  • 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.)
  • KZZN (1490 AM; 1 kW; LITTLEFIELD, TX; Owner: EMIL MACHA)
  • KFYO (790 AM; 5 kW; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KVOP (1090 AM; 5 kW; PLAINVIEW, TX; Owner: EQUICOM, INC)
  • KIJN (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FARWELL, TX; Owner: METROPOLITIAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KCLR (1530 AM; daytime; 5 kW; RALLS, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • KLVT (1230 AM; 1 kW; LEVELLAND, TX; Owner: PAUL R. BEANE)
  • KGNC (710 AM; 10 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Spade:

  • KAIQ (95.5 FM; WOLFFORTH, TX; Owner: LITTLEFIELD BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KFMX-FM (94.5 FM; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLLL-FM (96.3 FM; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KQBR (99.5 FM; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KZII-FM (102.5 FM; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KONE (101.1 FM; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KMMX (100.3 FM; TAHOKA, TX; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KXTQ-FM (93.7 FM; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • KOHM (89.1 FM; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY)
  • KHDY (97.3 FM; PLAINVIEW, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • KJAK (92.7 FM; SLATON, TX; Owner: WILLIAMS BROADCAST GROUP)
  • KKCL (98.1 FM; LORENZO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KEJS (106.5 FM; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: BARTON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTXT-FM (88.1 FM; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY)
  • KBAH (90.5 FM; PLAINVIEW, TX; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Spade:

  • KLBK-TV (Channel 13; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: QUORUM OF TEXAS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KJTV-TV (Channel 34; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • KTXT-TV (Channel 5; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY)
  • KCBD (Channel 11; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • KAMC (Channel 28; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: VHR LUBBOCK LICENSE, INC.)
  • KJTV-CA (Channel 32; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • KXTQ-LP (Channel 46; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • K48GB (Channel 48; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • KUPT-LP (Channel 14; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • KUPT (Channel 22; WOLFFORTH, TX; Owner: WOODS COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KBZO-LP (Channel 51; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • Jessica Norrid, South Of Hwy 54 Just W Of Hwy 168 (Lat: 33.919250 Lon: -102.154833), Type: 100.5, Structure height: 48279 m, Overall height: 97.5 m, Registrant: Branch Towers, LLC, Jessica.Norrid@branchcomm.Net, , Tulsa, Phone: (918) 949-4551
  • Jessica Norrid, South Of Hwy 54 Just W Of Hwy 168 (Lat: 33.919250 Lon: -102.154833), Type: 100.5, Structure height: 48279 m, Overall height: 97.5 m, Registrant: Branch Towers, LLC, Jessica.Norrid@branchcomm.Net, , Tulsa, Phone: (918) 949-4551
  • Jessica Norrid, South Of Hwy 54 Just W Of Hwy 168 (Lat: 33.919250 Lon: -102.154833), Type: 100.5, Structure height: 48279 m, Overall height: 97.5 m, Registrant: Branch Towers, LLC, Jessica.Norrid@branchcomm.Net, , Tulsa, Phone: (918) 949-4551

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Spade, TX
  • 81.3%Utility gas
  • 18.8%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Spade, TX
  • 100.0%Utility gas


Spade compared to Texas state average:

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