Toyah, Texas

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Population in 2014: 95 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -5.0%
 
Males: 42  (44.8%)
Females: 53  (55.2%)
Median resident age:  21.1 years
Texas median age:  34.5 years

Zip code: 79785

Estimated median household income in 2016: $34,000 (it was $16,500 in 2000)
Toyah:

$34,000
TX:

$56,565

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $17,635 (it was $8,611 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $26,413 (it was $12,300 in 2000)
Toyah:

$26,413
TX:

$161,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $84,788; Detached houses: $84,339

Median gross rent in 2016: $394.

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  • Races in Toyah, TX (2010)

    Toyah races chart
    • 4651.1%Hispanic
    • 4145.6%White alone
    • 22.2%Black alone
    • 11.1%American Indian alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Toyah: 76.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (3.8%), American (2.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 2916 feet

Land area: 1.62 square miles.

Population density: 58 people per square mile   (very low).

Toyah, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Toyah:

  • High school or higher: 85.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 8.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Toyah town:

  • Never married: 34.4%
  • Now married: 46.1%
  • Separated: 6.4%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 6.5%

7 residents are foreign born (0.9% Latin America).

This town:

6.0%
Texas:

16.7%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Toyah, Texas as of January 23, 2019.
The ratio of number of residents in Toyah to the number of sex offenders is 116 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Toyah town:  1.6% ($199)
Texas:  1.8% ($1,393)

Toyah satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Odessa, TX (92.3 miles , pop. 90,943).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: El Paso, TX (158.5 miles , pop. 563,662).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (340.3 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: Pecos, TX (4.3 miles ), Balmorhea, TX (4.8 miles ), Barstow, TX (5.1 miles ), Mentone, TX (6.0 miles) , Van Horn Rural, TX (6.3 miles ), Pyote, TX (6.5 miles) , Coyanosa, TX (6.6 miles) , Wink, TX (7.0 miles ).

Latitude: 31.31 N, Longitude: 103.79 W

Area code: 432

Toyah household income distribution Toyah home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.8%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -14 (-12.3%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (40%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (35%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (44%)
  • Accommodation and food services (22%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (15%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (35%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (30%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (37%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (22%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (15%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (11%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (4%)
  • Management occupations (0%)

Average climate in Toyah, Texas

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Tornado activity:

Toyah-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/22/1987, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.8 miles away from the Toyah town center killed 30 people and injured 121 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/5/1955, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 17.2 miles away from the town center injured one person.

Earthquake activity:

Toyah-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 0% 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 75.9 miles away from the city 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 81.5 miles away from Toyah center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 213.3 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 95.0 miles away from the city 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, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 545.1 miles away from Toyah center
On 4/15/1995 at 14:33:29, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 77.3 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 Reeves County (5) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Fires: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Toyah:

  • Sul Ross State University (about 67 miles; Alpine, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,101)
  • Odessa College (about 92 miles; Odessa, TX; FT enrollment: 3,107)
  • The University of Texas of the Permian Basin (about 95 miles; Odessa, TX; FT enrollment: 2,982)
  • Midland College (about 111 miles; Midland, TX; FT enrollment: 3,650)
  • Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Campus (about 145 miles; Roswell, NM; FT enrollment: 2,212)
  • Howard College (about 153 miles; Big Spring, TX; FT enrollment: 2,587)
  • El Paso Community College (about 156 miles; El Paso, TX; FT enrollment: 19,576)

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

Cemetery: Toyah Old Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reeves 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: 38.9%
(20.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 52.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.0 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  56.8%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  0.0%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.0
Texas average:

14.3

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Toyah town (based on Reeves County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic4,8004
Evangelical Protestant2,40518
Mainline Protestant3616
Other1702
None6,047-
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
Reeves County:

0.90 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Reeves County:

1.79 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Reeves County:

7.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.0%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Reeves County:

26.9%
Texas:

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

10.7%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Toyah:

48.7%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Toyah:

43.4%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.8
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.3%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

13.3%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Toyah:

6.9
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

36.0%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
Here:

50.1%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Toyah:

75.9%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Toyah, 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
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$1,116
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$354
Water Supply 1$1,328$15,9360$0
Totals for Government 1$1,328$15,9362$1,470

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $50,000 ($526.32)
    Sewerage: $12,000 ($126.32)
    Solid Waste Management: $12,000 ($126.32)
    Fire Protection: $5,000 ($52.63)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($21.05)
    Welfare - Other: $1,000 ($10.53)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,000 ($52.63)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $31,000 ($326.32)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $11,000 ($115.79)
    All Other: $10,000 ($105.26)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $53,000 ($557.89)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($10.53)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $45,000 ($473.68)
  • Tax - Property: $18,000 ($189.47)
    Total General Sales: $9,000 ($94.74)
    Other Selective Sales: $2,000 ($21.05)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $77,000 ($810.53)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $75,000 ($789.47)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $2,000 ($21.05)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,000 ($21.05)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $3,000 ($31.58)

6.50% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,827 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.50%
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 Ector County, TX  1.07% ($29,053 average AGI)
from Midland County, TX  0.68% ($32,333)
from El Paso County, TX  0.45% ($28,938)


7.03% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,231 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.03%
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 Ector County, TX  1.76% ($24,698 average AGI)
to Midland County, TX  1.06% ($45,921)
to Ward County, TX  0.45% ($36,938)

Strongest AM radio stations in Toyah:

  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KIUN (1400 AM; 1 kW; PECOS, TX; Owner: PECOS RADIO CO,INC)
  • KLBO (1330 AM; 5 kW; MONAHANS, TX; Owner: SANDSHILLS COMMUNICATION, INC.)
  • KELP (1590 AM; 50 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: MCCLATCHEY BROADCASTING)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KCRS (550 AM; 5 kW; MIDLAND, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KAMA (750 AM; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KERB (600 AM; 1 kW; KERMIT, TX; Owner: LA RADIO CRISTIANA NETWORK, INC.)
  • KTSM (690 AM; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Toyah:

  • KKLY (97.3 FM; PECOS, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

Toyah fatal accident list:

Jun 6, 2003 05:10 PM, I-20, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Sep 27, 2001 11:50 AM, Centrest, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 26m85ftTotal length
  • 5,410Total average daily traffic
  • 3,500Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Toyah)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KB5NMM, Grant Date: 08/07/1990, Expiration Date: 08/07/2000, Cancellation Date: 08/08/2002, Registrant: Charles D Swift Jr, 101 S Dubois, Toyah, TX 79785

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (63%)
  • Electricity (25%)
  • Utility gas (9%)

Toyah compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
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