Wheeler, Texas

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Population in 2014: 1,671 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +21.3%
Males: 815  (48.8%)
Females: 856  (51.2%)
Median resident age:  37.6 years
Texas median age:  34.0 years

Zip codes: 79096.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $53,636 (it was $31,375 in 2000)
Wheeler:

$53,636
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $23,049 (it was $17,224 in 2000)

Wheeler city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $78,442 (it was $41,000 in 2000)
Wheeler:

$78,442
TX:

$132,000

Median gross rent in 2013: $708.

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  • Races in Wheeler, TX (2010)

    Wheeler races chart
    • 89256.0%White alone
    • 66541.8%Hispanic
    • 161.0%Two or more races
    • 90.6%Black alone
    • 70.4%Asian alone
    • 30.2%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Wheeler: 79.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (10.3%), English (6.9%), Irish (5.9%), United States (4.8%), French (3.6%), Scottish (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 2527 feet

Land area: 1.53 square miles.

Population density: 1,092 people per square mile   (low).

Wheeler, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Wheeler:

  • High school or higher: 67.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.4%
  • Unemployed: 1.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wheeler city:

  • Never married: 15.5%
  • Now married: 65.6%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

445 residents are foreign born (27.2% Latin America).

This city:

27.6%
Texas:

16.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,600 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $701 (1.0%)

Wheeler satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Amarillo, TX (90.2 miles , pop. 173,627).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (154.3 miles , pop. 506,132).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (270.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Mobeetie, TX (3.4 miles) , Shamrock, TX (4.0 miles ), Sweetwater, OK (4.5 miles) , Texola, OK (4.7 miles) , McLean, TX (4.8 miles ), Reydon, OK (5.0 miles) , Miami, TX (5.2 miles ), Samnorwood, TX (5.2 miles) .

Latitude: 35.44 N, Longitude: 100.27 W

Area code: 806

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

3.5%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -33 (-2.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (34%)
  • Construction (19%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (11%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Utilities (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Other services, except public administration (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (40%)
  • Material moving occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (3%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (14%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (14%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Wheeler, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Wheeler-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 97% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/8/1995, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.0 miles away from the Wheeler city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/8/1995, a category F4 tornado 9.5 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Wheeler-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 47% 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 169.2 miles away from the city 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 76.8 miles away from Wheeler center
On 4/28/1998 at 14:13:01, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 114.6 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 269.3 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 270.9 miles away from Wheeler center
On 10/14/2008 at 03:07:28, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 33.4 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 Wheeler County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 4, Hurricanes: 3 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Wheeler topographic map

Birthplace of: Alan Bean - (born 1932), astronaut, Don Rives - Football player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Wheeler:

  • PARKVIEW HOSPITAL (Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 901 S. SWEETWATER)
  • PARKVIEW HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH AGENCY (901 S SWEETWATER)
  • WHEELER NURSING AND REHABILITATION LP (1000 S KIOWA ST)

airports located in Wheeler:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wheeler:

  • Western Oklahoma State College (about 76 miles; Altus, OK; Full-time enrollment: 2,054)
  • Southwestern Oklahoma State University (about 89 miles; Weatherford, OK; FT enrollment: 4,126)
  • Amarillo College (about 91 miles; Amarillo, TX; FT enrollment: 6,622)
  • West Texas A & M University (about 99 miles; Canyon, TX; FT enrollment: 6,820)
  • Vernon College (about 105 miles; Vernon, TX; FT enrollment: 2,216)
  • Cameron University (about 120 miles; Lawton, OK; FT enrollment: 4,695)
  • Wayland Baptist University (about 120 miles; Plainview, TX; FT enrollment: 5,526)

Public high schools in Wheeler:

  • WHEELER SCHOOL (Students: 397, Location: 1 MUSTANG DR, Grades: PK-12)
  • KELTON SCHOOL (Students: 156, Location: 16703 FM 2697, Grades: PK-12)
See full list of schools located in Wheeler

Library in Wheeler:

  • WHEELER PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $28,244; Location: 306 S CANADIAN ST; 20,383 books; 874 audio materials; 844 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 7 other licensed databases; 3 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Wheeler: Wheeler Volunteer Fire Department (A), North Wheeler County Ambulance Service (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: City Drug Bed & Breakfast Hotel (400 South Main).

Wheeler County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 14.8%
(3.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 16.8% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.7 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  73.6%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.7%
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: 0.2% of all households
43 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
3 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
82 people in nursing homes in 2000
6 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Wheeler, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Wheeler (2011 data):

  • First State Bank of Mobeetie: Wheeler Branch at Highway 83, branch established on 1992/08/24. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $116.0 mil, Deposits: $108.3 mil, headquarters in Mobeetie, TX, positive income, 2 total offices
  • Wellington State Bank: Wheeler Branch at 405 Alan L. Bean Boulevard, branch established on 1908/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $208.1 mil, Deposits: $189.5 mil, headquarters in Wellington, TX, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Wsb Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.7
Texas average:

14.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Wheeler city (based on Wheeler County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,64813
Mainline Protestant6256
Catholic752
Other-1
None3,062-
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: 3
Wheeler County:

6.31 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Wheeler County:

2.10 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Wheeler County:

12.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Here:

14.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.7%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Wheeler County:

27.3%
Texas:

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

10.8%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Wheeler:

46.3%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

41.1%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.6
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

24.6%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.6%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Wheeler:

6.8
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

33.5%
State:

33.0%

General health condition:
This city:

50.6%
State:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

74.7%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Wheeler, 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 1$5,452$65,4242$997
Streets and Highways 1$3,684$44,2080$0
Sewerage 1$5,158$61,8960$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 9$1,726
Water Supply 0$0 2$3,388
Local Libraries 0$0 4$3,506
Totals for Government 3$14,294$57,17617$9,617

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

  • Current Operations - Solid Waste Management: $107,000 ($64.03)
    Police Protection: $53,000 ($31.72)
    Regular Highways: $29,000 ($17.35)
    Libraries: $25,000 ($14.96)
    Fire Protection: $23,000 ($13.76)
    Water Utilities: $22,000 ($13.17)
    Parks & Recreation: $17,000 ($10.17)
    Sewerage: $10,000 ($5.98)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $141,000 ($84.38)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $30,000 ($17.95)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $13,000 ($7.78)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $149,000 ($89.17)
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $15,000 ($8.98)
  • Tax - Property: $128,000 ($76.60)
    Total General Sales: $54,000 ($32.32)
    Public Utilities: $51,000 ($30.52)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $390,000 ($233.39)

7.72% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,801 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.72%
Texas average:

7.14%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

7.87% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,736 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.87%
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 Randall County, TX  1.20% ($43,455 average AGI)
to Gray County, TX  0.66% ($38,167)
to Potter County, TX  0.55% ($55,100)

Strongest AM radio stations in Wheeler:

  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KGNC (710 AM; 10 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KTNZ (1010 AM; 5 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KIXZ (940 AM; 5 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wheeler:

  • KPDR (90.5 FM; WHEELER, TX; Owner: TOP O' TEXAS ED B/CASTING FOUNDATION)
  • KBKH (92.9 FM; SHAMROCK, TX; Owner: TERRY KEITH HAMMOND)

TV broadcast stations around Wheeler:

  • KWET (Channel 12; CHEYENNE, OK; Owner: OKLAHOMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • K43ED (Channel 43; NEW MOBEETIE, TX; Owner: WHEELER COUNTY TRANSLATOR SYSTEM,INC)
  • K45DY (Channel 45; NEW MOBEETIE, TX; Owner: WHEELER COUNTY TRANSLATOR SYS. INC.)
  • K47GM (Channel 47; NEW MOBEETIE, TX; Owner: WHEELER COUNTY TRANSLATOR SYSTEM, INC.)
  • K39AN (Channel 39; MOBEETIE, TX; Owner: WHEELER COUNTY TRANSLATOR SYSTEM,INC)
  • K41BW (Channel 41; MOBEETIE, TX; Owner: WHEELER COUNTY TRANSLATOR SYSTEM,INC)

Wheeler fatal accident list:

Mar 17, 2012 09:00 PM, Us-83, Lat: 35.43071, Lon: -100.27204, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
May 14, 2003 12:24 AM, Us-83, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Mar 19, 1999 08:09 PM, Us-83, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Dec 15, 1989 04:20 PM, Fm2473, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 13, 1984 12:10 AM, Stanley, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 1m3ftTotal length
  • 4,700Total average daily traffic
  • 376Total average daily truck traffic
  • 10,190Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Wheeler, TX)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

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:

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  • Call Sign: KA5EWA, Licensee ID: L00567354, Grant Date: 07/25/2012, Expiration Date: 09/22/2022, Certifier: James H Hubble, Registrant: James H Hubble, 15959 Hwy 152, Wheeler, TX 79096
  • Call Sign: KA5QNR, Licensee ID: L01232645, Grant Date: 01/09/2007, Expiration Date: 02/20/2017, Certifier: William G Stiles Jr, Registrant: William G Stiles Jr, 8090 Stiles Ranch Rd, Wheeler, TX 79096
  • Call Sign: KB5ZSB, Licensee ID: L00732343, Grant Date: 08/22/2003, Expiration Date: 08/22/2013, Cancellation Date: 08/25/2015, Registrant: Don E Rose, 209 S Franklin, Wheeler, TX 79096
  • Call Sign: N9AJR, Previous Call Sign: KB5ZSO, Licensee ID: L00293750, Grant Date: 08/21/2014, Expiration Date: 08/21/2024, Certifier: James B Porter, Registrant: James B Porter, 16120 Fm 1906, Wheeler, TX 79096

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: CIRRUS DESIGN CORP SR22 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-550 SERIES (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2428E , Serial Number: 1307, Year manufactured: 2005, Airworthiness Date: 02/14/2005
    Registrant (Corporation): Flying S Management Corp, Po Box 720, Wheeler, TX 79096
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 7DC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2878E , Serial Number: 7DC-6461, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 11/06/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Randy Henson, 16050 Fm 2473, Wheeler, TX 79096
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 7AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 81700 , Serial Number: 7AC-319, Year manufactured: 1945, Airworthiness Date: 03/13/1995
    Registrant (Individual): Rodney K Puryear, 201 S Red River, Wheeler, TX 79096
  • Aircraft: ROBINSON HELICOPTER COMPANY R22 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING O-360-J2A (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 826SF , Serial Number: 4673, Year manufactured: 2015, Airworthiness Date: 01/09/2015
    Registrant (Corporation): Silver Springs Farms LLC, Po Box 720, Wheeler, TX 79096
  • Aircraft: ERCOUPE 415-C (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C75 SERIES (75 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 94343 , Serial Number: 1566, Year manufactured: 1946
    Registrant (Individual): Virgil Simmons, Route 1, Wheeler, TX 79096

Drinking water stations with addresses in Wheeler and their reported violations in the past:

JUNCTION COUNTRY STORE (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 13 routine major monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Wheeler that have no violations reported:

  • DONNAS GRILL (Population served: 34, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 12
  • Hazardous Condition: 5

Incident types - Wheeler

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Wheeler, TX
Most common first names in Wheeler, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James2976.8 years
John1977.3 years
William1777.8 years
Mary1681.1 years
Thomas1278.7 years
Robert1263.0 years
Willie987.6 years
Charles976.8 years
George881.4 years
Lillian684.5 years
Most common last names in Wheeler, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones1278.7 years
Moore1176.6 years
Smith1078.1 years
Griffin877.5 years
Risner868.5 years
Porter774.6 years
Brown768.0 years
Williams783.2 years
Taylor769.3 years
Martin783.3 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (65%)
  • Electricity (35%)

Businesses in Wheeler, TX

  • Chevrolet: 1
  • H&R Block: 1

Wheeler compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 3 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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