Study Butte-Terlingua, Texas

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Population in July 2007: 275.
Males: 155  (56.6%)
Females: 120  (43.4%)
Median resident age:

34.1 years
Texas median age:

32.3 years

Zip codes: 79852.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $52,429 (it was $35,357 in 2000)
Study Butte-Terlingua:

$52,429
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $22,654 (it was $15,052 in 2000)

Study Butte-Terlingua CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $112,882 (it was $51,000 in 2000)
Study Butte-Terlingua:

$112,882
TX:

$172,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $181,074; detached houses: $208,235; townhouses or other attached units: $191,988; mobile homes: $70,987; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $232,948
March 2019 cost of living index in Study Butte-Terlingua: 80.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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  • Races in Study Butte-Terlingua, TX (2000)
    • 13851.7%Hispanic
    • 11543.1%White alone
    • 72.6%American Indian alone
    • 41.5%Two or more races
    • 31.1%Black alone

Races in Study Butte-Terlingua detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

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Ancestries: English (8.2%), German (7.5%), Scotch-Irish (6.4%), United States (4.5%), Irish (3.0%), Dutch (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 16.0 square miles.

Population density: 17 people per square mile   (very low).

Study Butte-Terlingua, Texas map

107 residents are foreign born (33.3% Latin America, 6.7% Asia).

This place:

40.1%
Texas:

13.9%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Study Butte-Terlingua CDP:

0.6% ($290)
Texas:

1.8% ($1,393)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Odessa, TX (189.4 miles , pop. 90,943).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: El Paso, TX (241.1 miles , pop. 563,662).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (304.3 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities:

Study Butte, TX (1.4 miles ),
Terlingua, TX (1.8 miles),
Redford, TX (6.2 miles),
Presidio, TX (7.2 miles ),
Marathon, TX (8.0 miles ),
Indio, TX (8.0 miles),
Alpine, TX (8.5 miles ),
Marfa, TX (8.6 miles )

Latitude: 29.33 N, Longitude: 103.56 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 432

Distribution of median household income in Study Butte-Terlingua, TX in 2017
Study Butte-Terlingua satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.1%
Texas:

3.5%
Most common industries in Study Butte-Terlingua, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (17.6%)
  • Educational services (14.1%)
  • Construction (13.1%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (12.1%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (11.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (8.0%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (6.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (21.4%)
  • Construction (19.8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (16.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (12.2%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (9.2%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (9.2%)
  • Machinery (6.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (32.4%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (17.6%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (13.2%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (10.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.3%)
  • Private households (8.8%)
  • Health care (7.4%)
Most common occupations in Study Butte-Terlingua, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (9.0%)
  • Extraction workers (8.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.0%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Construction laborers (5.0%)
  • Electricians (5.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Extraction workers (12.2%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (8.4%)
  • Construction laborers (7.6%)
  • Electricians (7.6%)
  • Other construction workers and helpers (7.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.9%)
  • Top executives (4.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (32.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (17.6%)
  • Religious workers (13.2%)
  • Woodworkers (10.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7.4%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.9%)

Average climate in Study Butte-Terlingua, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 56.9. This is better than average.

City:

56.9
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 38.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

38.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.54. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 23.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.54
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Study Butte-Terlingua-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 28% 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 67.0 miles away from the city center
On 8/28/1995 at 10:46:12, a magnitude 6.9 (5.7 MB, 6.5 MS, 6.9 ME, 6.6 MW, Depth: 7.6 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 468.4 miles away from the city center
On 3/12/2003 at 23:41:32, a magnitude 6.5 (5.5 MB, 6.5 MS, 6.4 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 470.0 miles away from Study Butte-Terlingua 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 210.0 miles away from Study Butte-Terlingua center
On 1/4/2006 at 08:32:32, a magnitude 6.7 (6.1 MB, 6.7 MS, 6.6 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi) earthquake occurred 525.0 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 304.9 miles away from Study Butte-Terlingua center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Brewster County (6) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 3, Hurricanes: 3 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Study Butte-Terlingua:

  • Sul Ross State University (about 73 miles; Alpine, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,101)
  • Odessa College (about 190 miles; Odessa, TX; FT enrollment: 3,107)
  • The University of Texas of the Permian Basin (about 192 miles; Odessa, TX; FT enrollment: 2,982)
  • Midland College (about 207 miles; Midland, TX; FT enrollment: 3,650)
  • Southwest Texas Junior College (about 231 miles; Uvalde, TX; FT enrollment: 3,569)
  • Angelo State University (about 236 miles; San Angelo, TX; FT enrollment: 6,019)
  • El Paso Community College (about 239 miles; El Paso, TX; FT enrollment: 19,576)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Terlingua Fire and Emergency Medical Service (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Willow Creek (A), Dark Canyon Creek (B), Bens Hole Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Brewster 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:

2.6 people
Texas:

2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

57.7%
Whole state:

71.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

0.0%
Whole state:

4.4%


No gay or lesbian households reported

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

19.2%
Whole state:

15.4%

For population 15 years and over in Study Butte-Terlingua:

Marital status in Study Butte-Terlingua, TX
  • Never married: 24.6%
  • Now married: 54.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 1.1%
  • Divorced: 20.0%

For population 25 years and over in Study Butte-Terlingua:

  • High school or higher: 74.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.4%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 10.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

22.5
Texas average:

15.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Study Butte-Terlingua, TX (based on Brewster County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic1,9002
Evangelical Protestant1,78514
Mainline Protestant3144
Other2693
Orthodox151
None4,949-
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
Here:

6.49 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Here:

4.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Brewster County:

12.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.0%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

25.0%
Texas:

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

13.8%
Texas:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.3%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Study Butte-Terlingua:

43.7%
State:

46.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.6
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Study Butte-Terlingua:

20.3%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

8.5%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Study Butte-Terlingua:

31.8%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
Study Butte-Terlingua:

53.8%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Study Butte-Terlingua:

77.8%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Study Butte-Terlingua, TX Residents

Strongest AM radio stations in Study Butte-Terlingua:

  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KELP (1590 AM; 50 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: MCCLATCHEY BROADCASTING)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KENS (1160 AM; 25 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: KENS-TV, INC.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFLT (830 AM; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: FAMILY LIFE B/CING SYSTEM, INC.)

Study Butte-Terlingua fatal accident list:

Sep 27, 2008 00:15 AM, Fm170, Lat: 29.312360, Lon: -103.613230, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 20ft / 6.5mTotal length
  • 970Total average daily traffic
  • 194Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,360Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Study Butte-Terlingua, TX
  • 67.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 32.5%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Study Butte-Terlingua, TX
  • 59.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 10.1%Utility gas
  • 10.1%Electricity
  • 10.1%Wood
  • 10.1%Solar energy


Study Butte-Terlingua compared to Texas state average:

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