Tahoka, Texas

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Population in 2014: 2,596 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: -10.8%
 
Males: 1,287  (49.6%)
Females: 1,309  (50.4%)
Median resident age:  38.1 years
Texas median age:  34.5 years

Zip codes: 79373.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $41,651 (it was $23,214 in 2000)
Tahoka:

$41,651
TX:

$56,565

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $27,421 (it was $13,145 in 2000)

Tahoka city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $75,714 (it was $37,300 in 2000)
Tahoka:

$75,714
TX:

$161,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $104,140; Detached houses: $118,222; Mobile homes: $23,819

Median gross rent in 2016: $715.

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  • Races in Tahoka, TX (2016)

    Tahoka races chart
    • 1,28748.5%Hispanic
    • 1,21145.6%White alone
    • 1114.2%Black alone
    • 261.0%American Indian alone
    • 80.3%Two or more races
    • 10.04%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Tahoka: 78.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (8.7%), Irish (6.2%), English (3.3%), Scottish (2.2%), German (2.1%), Pennsylvania German (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 3101 feet

Land area: 2.40 square miles.

Population density: 1,083 people per square mile   (low).

Tahoka, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Tahoka:

  • High school or higher: 82.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.9%
  • Unemployed: 7.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tahoka city:

  • Never married: 25.8%
  • Now married: 53.3%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 9.5%

109 residents are foreign born (3.7% Latin America).

This city:

4.1%
Texas:

16.7%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 13 registered sex offenders living in Tahoka, Texas as of January 21, 2019.
The ratio of number of residents in Tahoka to the number of sex offenders is 204 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $2,304 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $963 (1.7%)

Tahoka satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lubbock, TX (28.0 miles , pop. 199,564).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fort Worth, TX (260.8 miles , pop. 534,694).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (291.9 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Wilson, TX (3.4 miles ), New Home, TX (3.6 miles ), O'Donnell, TX (3.7 miles ), Slaton, TX (4.6 miles ), Post, TX (4.9 miles ), Welch, TX (5.0 miles ), Buffalo Springs, TX (5.1 miles ), Ransom Canyon, TX (5.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $170,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $67,300
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $102,000
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $147,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $107,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $166,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $105,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $159,900
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $51,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $289,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $95,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 33.17 N, Longitude: 101.80 W

Area code: 806

Tahoka household income distribution Tahoka home values distribution

Crime rates in Tahoka by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2014 2015 2016
Murders 00000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 00201121111012
per 100,000 0.00.072.20.035.637.279.140.341.336.637.00.038.878.4
Robberies 00001000000210
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.035.60.00.00.00.00.00.078.238.80.0
Assaults 42523130222354
per 100,000 131.670.5180.672.9106.937.2118.70.082.773.374.0117.2193.9156.8
Burglaries 20112018211614111012991010
per 100,000 658.1387.7722.3655.7748.1594.6553.8443.7413.4439.7333.1351.7387.7392.0
Theft 7371583144373728261537162023
per 100,000 2,402.12,502.62,094.61,129.31,567.51,375.01,463.61,129.51,074.8549.71,369.4625.2775.5901.6
Auto thefts 24323202000335
per 100,000 65.8141.0108.372.9106.974.30.080.70.00.00.0117.2116.3196.0
Arson 00001011000010
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.035.60.039.640.30.00.00.00.038.80.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 283.0) 180.8158.9246.6111.5184.2139.7184.3115.0121.596.7122.5105.9148.9173.3

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Tahoka detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.57
Texas average:

1.80
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.0%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +56 (+2.0%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (17%)
  • Utilities (16%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Information (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (13%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Community and social service occupations (8%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (28%)
  • Sales and related occupations (20%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)

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

Average climate in Tahoka, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Tahoka-area historical tornado activity is near Texas state average. It is 36% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/11/1970, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 27.2 miles away from the Tahoka city center killed 26 people and injured 500 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 4/21/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.7 miles away from the city center injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Tahoka-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 32% 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 60.6 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 219.9 miles away from Tahoka 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 95.1 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 165.8 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 309.3 miles away from Tahoka center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 239.0 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 Lynn County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Fires: 3, Flood: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Tahoka topographic map

Birthplace of: James Gill (artist) - Artist.

Hospitals and medical centers in Tahoka:

  • LYNN COUNTY HOSPITAL DISTRICT (Government - Hospital District or Authority, 2600 LOCKWOOD STREET)
  • TAHOKA CARE CENTER (1829 S 7TH ST)

airports located in Tahoka:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tahoka:

  • Texas Tech University (about 30 miles; Lubbock, TX; Full-time enrollment: 29,251)
  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (about 31 miles; Lubbock, TX; FT enrollment: 3,269)
  • South Plains College (about 44 miles; Levelland, TX; FT enrollment: 7,007)
  • Howard College (about 67 miles; Big Spring, TX; FT enrollment: 2,587)
  • Wayland Baptist University (about 71 miles; Plainview, TX; FT enrollment: 5,526)
  • Midland College (about 81 miles; Midland, TX; FT enrollment: 3,650)
  • The University of Texas of the Permian Basin (about 94 miles; Odessa, TX; FT enrollment: 2,982)

Public high school in Tahoka:

  • TAHOKA H S (Students: 162, Location: 1925 AVE P, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Tahoka:

  • TAHOKA EL (Students: 332, Location: 1925 AVE O, Grades: PK-5)
  • TAHOKA MIDDLE (Students: 147, Location: 1925 AVE P, Grades: 6-8)
See full list of schools located in Tahoka

Library in Tahoka:

  • CITY COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $44,135; Location: 1717 MAIN ST; 9,365 books; 671 audio materials; 426 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 35 print serial subscriptions)

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

Court: Lynn County Court House - Justice Of The Peace (Courthouse).

Lynn 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: 20.1%
(4.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.2% for Black residents, 37.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 4.1% for other race residents, 6.6% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  69.4%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.7%
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
42 people in state prisons in 2010
28 people in nursing homes in 2000
12 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Tahoka, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Tahoka (2011 data):

  • The First National Bank of Tahoka: The First National Bank Of Tahoka at 1605 South First Street, branch established on 1907/01/01. Info updated 2009/11/25: Bank assets: $71.5 mil, Deposits: $65.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Tahoka First Bancorp, Inc.
  • First Bank & Trust Company: Lockwood Branch at 1910 Lockwood, branch established on 1998/02/17. Info updated 2011/08/03: Bank assets: $536.1 mil, Deposits: $422.8 mil, headquarters in Lubbock, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: First Bank Lubbock Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.5
Texas average:

14.3

Tahoka travel time to work - commute Tahoka mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Religion statistics for Tahoka city (based on Lynn County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,96516
Catholic1,2663
Mainline Protestant6534
Other1-
None1,030-
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: 1
Lynn County:

1.71 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Lynn County:

5.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2
Here:

3.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.8%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Lynn County:

27.9%
Texas:

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

13.7%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.8%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Tahoka:

45.6%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.9
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

22.1%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Tahoka:

12.1%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Tahoka:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Tahoka:

35.7%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
Here:

53.2%
State:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Tahoka:

78.4%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Tahoka, 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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$245
Other Government Administration 3$10,351$41,4040$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$772
Police Protection - Officers 4$14,367$43,1011$959
Solid Waste Management 2$4,687$28,1220$0
Water Supply 6$15,091$30,1820$0
Local Libraries 1$2,060$24,7201$891
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$454
Totals for Government 16$46,556$34,9176$3,321

Tahoka government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $345,000 ($132.90)
    Sewerage: $300,000 ($115.56)
    Financial Administration: $273,000 ($105.16)
    Solid Waste Management: $205,000 ($78.97)
    Police Protection: $193,000 ($74.35)
    Fire Protection: $54,000 ($20.80)
    Parks & Recreation: $36,000 ($13.87)
    Regular Highways: $31,000 ($11.94)
    Libraries: $6,000 ($2.31)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $95,000 ($36.59)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Police Protection: $20,000 ($7.70)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $385,000 ($148.31)

Tahoka government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $245,000 ($94.38)
    All Other: $214,000 ($82.43)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($1.93)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $345,000 ($132.90)
  • State Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $250,000 ($96.30)
    All Other: $179,000 ($68.95)
  • Tax - Property: $326,000 ($125.58)
    Total General Sales: $82,000 ($31.59)
    Public Utilities: $81,000 ($31.20)
    NEC: $29,000 ($11.17)

Tahoka government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,580,000 ($608.63)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $1,510,000 ($581.66)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $70,000 ($26.96)

Tahoka government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $150,000 ($57.78)

7.59% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,645 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.59%
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  3.54% ($42,859 average AGI)


8.14% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,305 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.14%
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  4.32% ($28,897 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Tahoka:

  • KFYO (790 AM; 5 kW; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KJTV (950 AM; 5 kW; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • 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)
  • KCRS (550 AM; 5 kW; MIDLAND, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRFE (580 AM; 1 kW; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: KRFE RADIO, INC.)
  • KKUB (1300 AM; 1 kW; BROWNFIELD, TX; Owner: BROWNFIELD BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • KVOP (1090 AM; 5 kW; PLAINVIEW, TX; Owner: EQUICOM, INC)
  • KDAV (1590 AM; 1 kW; LUBBOCK, TX)
  • KKAM (1340 AM; 1 kW; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBZO (1460 AM; 1 kW; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Tahoka:

  • KMMX (100.3 FM; TAHOKA, TX; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KONE (101.1 FM; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KAMZ (103.5 FM; TAHOKA, TX; Owner: ALBERT BENAVIDES)
  • KOFR (107.3 FM; POST, TX; Owner: KXOJ, INC.)
  • KLVT-FM (105.5 FM; LEVELLAND, TX; Owner: PAUL R. BEANE)
  • 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)
  • KXTQ-FM (93.7 FM; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • KEJS (106.5 FM; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: BARTON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KJAK (92.7 FM; SLATON, TX; Owner: WILLIAMS BROADCAST GROUP)
  • KLZK (104.3 FM; BROWNFIELD, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • KAMY (90.1 FM; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTXC (104.7 FM; LAMESA, TX; Owner: MIDESSA BROADCASTING LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOHM (89.1 FM; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY)
  • KKCL (98.1 FM; LORENZO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Tahoka:

  • KJTV-TV (Channel 34; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • KLBK-TV (Channel 13; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: QUORUM OF TEXAS LICENSE, LLC)
  • 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)
  • KTXT-TV (Channel 5; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY)
  • KBZO-LP (Channel 51; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KGLR-LP (Channel 30; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: LUBBOCK TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • KWGD-LP (Channel 54; WELCH, TX; Owner: PRIME TIME CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
Tahoka fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Tahoka fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 25m82ftTotal length
  • 14,500Total average daily traffic
  • 2,820Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Tahoka)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Tahoka, TX)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Tahoka)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: BELLANCA 14-19-3 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 152 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR I0-470 SERIES (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 18MT , Serial Number: 4237, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 12/14/1964
    Registrant (Individual): John B Baker, Po Box 940, Tahoka, TX 79373
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M-18L (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 103 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-145B SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 374A , Serial Number: 35, Year manufactured: 1949
    Registrant (Individual): Robert Draper, Po Box 59, Tahoka, TX 79373
  • Aircraft: GRUMMAN G-164A (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 98 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 54EZ , Serial Number: 1597
    Registrant (Individual): Edward R Zavala, Po Box 1552, Tahoka, TX 79373

Most common first names in Tahoka, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James3374.1 years
John3174.3 years
William3081.0 years
Mary2679.2 years
Joe1767.3 years
Robert1571.5 years
Willie1168.5 years
Dorothy1171.2 years
Walter1179.4 years
Thomas1175.2 years
Most common last names in Tahoka, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2679.8 years
Williams1676.9 years
White1573.4 years
Thomas1478.1 years
Roberts1475.6 years
Taylor1372.4 years
Edwards1279.2 years
Jones1282.8 years
Miller1177.8 years
Brown1173.4 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (52%)
  • Electricity (47%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Businesses in Tahoka, TX

  • Subway: 1

Tahoka compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value 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 significantly 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.
There are 2 pilots and no other airmen in this city.
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  • Joe David Craig (2)
  • Perry Haney (2)
  • Joe Don Nevill (2)

Total of 4 patent applications in 2008-2018.