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Population in 2012: 963 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -7.3%
 

Males: 489  (50.9%)
Females: 474  (49.1%)

Median resident age:  37.1 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 79371.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $36,624 (it was $31,736 in 2000)
Sudan:

$36,624
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,917

Sudan city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $46,633 (it was $33,200 in 2000)
Sudan:

$46,633
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $54,820; Detached houses: $57,458; Townhouses or other attached units: $25,450; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $48,586; Mobile homes: $24,549

Median gross rent in 2012: $565.

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Sudan races chart
  • White alone - 530 (55.3%)
  • Hispanic - 371 (38.7%)
  • Black alone - 41 (4.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 7 (0.7%)
  • Two or more races - 7 (0.7%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.2%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Sudan: 79.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (12.9%), English (10.2%), United States (7.0%), Irish (4.7%), Czech (1.7%), French Canadian (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 3755 feet

Land area: 0.91 square miles.

Population density: 1,062 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Sudan:

  • High school or higher: 78.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.6%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sudan city:

  • Never married: 18.5%
  • Now married: 62.7%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 9.2%

100 residents are foreign born

This city:  9.5%
Texas:  16.4%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Sudan, Texas as of July 23, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Sudan to the number of sex offenders is 963 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,397 (2.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $556 (1.3%)

Sudan satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lubbock, TX (50.8 miles , pop. 199,564).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Albuquerque, NM (243.6 miles , pop. 448,607).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (342.5 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Amherst, TX (2.7 miles ), Earth, TX (3.7 miles ), Littlefield, TX (3.9 miles ), Muleshoe, TX (4.0 miles ), Springlake, TX (4.1 miles) , South Sand Hills, TX (4.2 miles) , Olton, TX (4.9 miles ), Spade, TX (4.9 miles) .

Latitude: 34.06 N, Longitude: 102.52 W

Area code: 806

Sudan household income distribution Sudan home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Sudan by Year
Type 2007 2008 2009
Murders 000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0
Rapes 301
per 100,000 294.10.0102.8
Robberies 010
per 100,000 0.0100.60.0
Assaults 950
per 100,000 882.4503.00.0
Burglaries 710
per 100,000 686.3100.60.0
Thefts 1058
per 100,000 980.4503.0822.2
Auto thefts 400
per 100,000 392.20.00.0
Arson 000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.0) 552.1164.4119.8

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.03
Texas average:

2.23

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.2%
Texas:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +60 (+6.1%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (35%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Utilities (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Educational services (24%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (22%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Secondary school teachers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (15%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Secondary school teachers (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4%)

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

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Tornado activity:

Sudan-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 151% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/21/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.9 miles away from the Sudan city center injured 7 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/17/1970, a category F4 tornado 22.5 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 13 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Sudan-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/24/2003 at 15:02:09, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 94.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/27/1998 at 15:22:46, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 96.4 miles away from Sudan center
On 3/28/2006 at 23:55:11, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 97.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lamb County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Fires: 2, Flood: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Sudan topographic map

Hospitals/medical centers near Sudan:

  • SOUTH PLAINS HOSPITAL CLINIC INC (Hospital, about 8 miles away; AMHERST, TX)
  • HARMONEE HOUSE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; AMHERST, TX)
  • AMHERST MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; AMHERST, TX)

Political contributions by individuals in Sudan, TX

Airports located in Sudan:


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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sudan:

  • South Plains College (about 35 miles; Levelland, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,679)
  • Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus (about 48 miles; Portales, NM; FT enrollment: 2,746)
  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (about 50 miles; Lubbock, TX; FT enrollment: 2,626)
  • Texas Tech University (about 51 miles; Lubbock, TX; FT enrollment: 25,860)
  • West Texas A & M University (about 73 miles; Canyon, TX; FT enrollment: 5,251)
  • Amarillo College (about 88 miles; Amarillo, TX; FT enrollment: 3,610)
  • The University of Texas of the Permian Basin (about 152 miles; Odessa, TX; FT enrollment: 2,108)

Public high schools in Sudan:

Public elementary/middle school in Sudan:

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Notable location: Sudan Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Lamb 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 2012: 24.9%
(10.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 24.4% for Black residents, 40.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 31.1% for other race residents, 86.5% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.7 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  76.3%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  2.5%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Sudan, TX

Sudan compared to Texas state average:

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


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Banks with branches in Sudan (2011 data):

  • First United Bank: Sudan Branch at 200 Main Street, branch established on 1923/03/15. 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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Sudan travel time to work - commute


Sudan mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (51%)
  • Utility gas (43%)
  • No fuel used (4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Sudan city (based on Lamb County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 91.24%
Here91.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristBaptist Missionary Association of America
Adherents48.9%24.5%13.4%8.5%1.3%
Congregations29.5%6.8%13.6%20.5%2.3%
NameAssemblies of GodLutheran ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)International Pentecostal Holiness ChurchOther
Adherents0.8%0.7%0.6%0.3%1.0%
Congregations4.5%2.3%2.3%2.3%15.9%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Lamb County:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.07 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

6.51 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

10.1%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Lamb County:

27.5%
State:

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

12.0%
State:

15.7%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$2,998$35,9760$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$583
Police Protection - Officers 1$2,587$31,0440$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$673
Sewerage 1$1,665$19,9800$0
Water Supply 3$6,852$27,4080$0
Other and Unallocable 1$2,228$26,7360$0
Totals for Government 7$16,330$27,9942$1,256


7.02% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,204 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.02%
Texas average:

8.37%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Lubbock County, TX  1.68% ($29,895 average AGI)
from Hockley County, TX  0.60% ($18,704)
from Hale County, TX  0.38% ($24,647)


9.41% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,009 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.41%
Texas average:

7.44%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Lubbock County, TX  2.73% ($29,425 average AGI)
to Hale County, TX  0.80% ($24,946)
to Hockley County, TX  0.56% ($26,808)

Strongest AM radio stations in Sudan:

  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KIJN (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FARWELL, TX; Owner: METROPOLITIAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KZZN (1490 AM; 1 kW; LITTLEFIELD, TX; Owner: EMIL MACHA)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KFYO (790 AM; 5 kW; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KJTV (950 AM; 5 kW; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • KVOP (1090 AM; 5 kW; PLAINVIEW, TX; Owner: EQUICOM, INC)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KGNC (710 AM; 10 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KLVT (1230 AM; 1 kW; LEVELLAND, TX; Owner: PAUL R. BEANE)
  • KIXZ (940 AM; 5 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sudan:

  • KMUL-FM (103.1 FM; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KAIQ (95.5 FM; WOLFFORTH, TX; Owner: LITTLEFIELD BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Sudan:

  • KLBK-TV (Channel 13; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: QUORUM OF TEXAS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KENW (Channel 3; PORTALES, NM; Owner: EASTERN NEW MEXICO UNIVERSITY)
  • KJTV-TV (Channel 34; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)

Sudan fatal accident list:

Mar 20, 1997 05:30 PM, 84, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Sudan)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Rt 1 Box 111 (Lat: 33.952861 Lon: -102.536583), Call Sign: WXM207, Licensee ID: L00097206
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.580 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/25/2003, Expiration Date: 04/22/2013
    Registrant: Wix Gaston Farms, 2490 Fm 303, Sudan, TX 79371, Phone: (806) 933-4655
  • 10 Mi E Of Hwy 303 (Lat: 33.935917 Lon: -102.537694), Call Sign: WNKG861, Licensee ID: L00265137
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.325 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/12/1997, Expiration Date: 11/12/2002, Cancellation Date: 09/20/2002, Certifier: R. D Meiszer
    Registrant: Lb Tower Company LLC, 441 Vine Street, Suite 3900, Cincinnati, OH 45202-3011, Phone: (513) 381-7775, Fax: (513) 381-1292
  • Lat: 34.033056 Lon: -102.699722, Call Sign: WQKV914
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.900 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/01/2009, Expiration Date: 10/01/2019, Certifier: Rusty Gore
    Registrant: South Plains Communications, 5811 W. 34th St., Lubbock, TX 79407, Phone: (806) 795-5823, Fax: (806) 795-2444, Email:
  • Lat: 34.101667 Lon: -102.617778, Call Sign: WQPM626
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.200 MHz, 160.185 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/28/2012, Expiration Date: 06/28/2022, Certifier: Johnny King
    Registrant: South Plains Communications, 5811 W. 34th St., Lubbock, TX 79407, Phone: (806) 795-5823, Fax: (806) 795-2444, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: K5RZN, Licensee ID: L01391299
    Grant Date: 04/17/2008, Expiration Date: 07/16/2018, Certifier: Pat T Kent
    Registrant: Pat T Kent, Rte 1 Box 57, Sudan, TX 79371
  • Call Sign: WA5IUC, Licensee ID: L00097206
    Grant Date: 02/23/2005, Expiration Date: 02/23/2015
    Registrant: Brian W Gaston, 2490 Fm 303, Sudan, TX 79371
  • Call Sign: KF5NMI, Licensee ID: L01674169
    Grant Date: 11/22/2011, Expiration Date: 11/22/2021, Certifier: Jazmin E Mojica
    Registrant: Jazmin E Mojica, Sudan, TX 79371


FAA Registered Aircraft:

19 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Sudan)


Most common first names in Sudan, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1782.0 years
William1579.7 years
Mary1377.5 years
Robert1174.3 years
James978.6 years
Joe875.7 years
Bessie883.7 years
George874.4 years
Raymond767.9 years
Charles672.3 years
Most common last names in Sudan, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams2268.9 years
Wiseman1179.4 years
West877.2 years
White784.5 years
Markham680.8 years
Smith675.3 years
Davison682.8 years
Collins679.2 years
Damron590.2 years
Seymore570.4 years
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