Whiteface, Texas

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Population in 2017: 415 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -10.8%
 
Males: 219  (53.0%)
Females: 196  (47.0%)
Median resident age:

34.0 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 79379.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $45,721 (it was $30,833 in 2000)
Whiteface:

$45,721
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $22,666 (it was $15,060 in 2000)

Whiteface town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $52,678 (it was $23,800 in 2000)
Whiteface:

$52,678
TX:

$172,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $43,138; detached houses: $46,149; mobile homes: $32,579

Median gross rent in 2017: $472.

March 2019 cost of living index in Whiteface: 76.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 8.5%
(2.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 21.4% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Whiteface, TX (2017)
    • 17446.8%White alone
    • 16644.6%Hispanic
    • 143.8%Two or more races
    • 61.6%American Indian alone
    • 51.3%Other race alone
    • 41.1%Black alone
    • 10.3%Asian alone

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

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Ancestries: American (17.7%), Irish (9.5%), English (8.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 0.58 square miles.

Population density: 714 people per square mile   (low).

Whiteface, Texas map

24 residents are foreign born (6.2% Latin America).

This town:

6.5%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,253 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $533 (2.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lubbock, TX (42.6 miles , pop. 199,564).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Albuquerque, NM (250.8 miles , pop. 448,607).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (341.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Morton, TX (3.4 miles ),
Sundown, TX (3.5 miles ),
Levelland, TX (3.7 miles ),
Opdyke West, TX (4.3 miles),
Smyer, TX (5.1 miles ),
South Sand Hills, TX (5.2 miles ),
Littlefield, TX (5.2 miles ),
Ropesville, TX (5.4 miles )

Latitude: 33.60 N, Longitude: 102.62 W

Area code: 806

Distribution of median household income in Whiteface, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in Whiteface, TX in 2017
Whiteface satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2016: 3 buildings, average cost: $43,300
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.6%
Texas:

3.5%
Most common industries in Whiteface, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (32.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (17.5%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (7.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.2%)
  • Health care (6.2%)
  • Truck transportation (4.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (31.7%)
  • Educational services (20.8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (9.9%)
  • Truck transportation (7.9%)
  • Food (4.0%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (44.1%)
  • Health care (12.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (8.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.6%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (5.4%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (4.3%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (3.2%)
Most common occupations in Whiteface, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (13.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (10.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (26.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.9%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (5.9%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (15.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (15.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.4%)

Average climate in Whiteface, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Whiteface-area historical tornado activity is near Texas state average. It is 46% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/17/1970, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 0.8 miles away from the Whiteface town center injured 24 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/21/1957, a category F4 tornado 18.2 miles away from the town center injured 7 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Whiteface-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 9% 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 114.0 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 234.0 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 92.0 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 259.8 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 134.4 miles away from Whiteface center
On 1/29/1990 at 13:16:10, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 LG, Depth: 7.5 mi) earthquake occurred 251.5 miles away from Whiteface 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 Cochran County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Floods: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winds: 2, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Whiteface topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Whiteface:

  • COCHRAN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 12 miles away; MORTON, TX)
  • MORTON MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; MORTON, TX)
  • SUNRISE GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 13 miles away; SUNDOWN, TX)
  • LEVELLAND NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; LEVELLAND, TX)
  • LEVELLAND DEVELOPMENT CENTER (Hospital, about 14 miles away; LEVELLAND, TX)
  • COVENANT HOSPITAL LEVELLAND Acute Care Hospitals (about 15 miles away; LEVELLAND, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Whiteface:

  • South Plains College (about 15 miles; Levelland, TX; Full-time enrollment: 7,007)
  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (about 42 miles; Lubbock, TX; FT enrollment: 3,269)
  • Texas Tech University (about 43 miles; Lubbock, TX; FT enrollment: 29,251)
  • Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus (about 58 miles; Portales, NM; FT enrollment: 4,263)
  • Wayland Baptist University (about 66 miles; Plainview, TX; FT enrollment: 5,526)
  • West Texas A & M University (about 104 miles; Canyon, TX; FT enrollment: 6,820)
  • Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Campus (about 112 miles; Roswell, NM; FT enrollment: 2,212)

Public high school in Whiteface:

Public elementary/middle school in Whiteface:

  • WHITEFACE EL (Students: 163, Location: 401 ANTELOPE BLVD, Grades: PK-5)
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Points of interest:

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

Cochran County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.9 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

73.9%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

5.7%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

Banks with branches in Whiteface (2011 data):

  • City Bank: Whiteface Branch at State Highway 114 And F.M. 1780, branch established on 1988/08/29. Info updated 2010/10/28: Bank assets: $2,020.1 mil, Deposits: $1,776.1 mil, headquarters in Lubbock, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 25 total offices, Holding Company: South Plains Financial, Inc. Employee Stock Ownership Plan

For population 15 years and over in Whiteface:

Marital status in Whiteface, TX
  • Never married: 28.7%
  • Now married: 53.9%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 8.9%

For population 25 years and over in Whiteface:

  • High school or higher: 84.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.5%
  • Unemployed: 7.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.1
Texas average:

14.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Whiteface, TX (based on Cochran County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,53113
Catholic6211
Mainline Protestant1551
None820-
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
This county:

3.24 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

9.73 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

6.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.4%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Cochran County:

27.8%
Texas:

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

10.7%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Whiteface:

47.9%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Whiteface:

46.7%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.7
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Whiteface:

21.4%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Whiteface:

10.3%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

35.4%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
Whiteface:

55.6%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

80.3%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Whiteface, 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
Water Supply 2$5,966$35,7960$0
Other Government Administration 1$3,750$45,0000$0
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 3$9,716$38,8640$0

Whiteface government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Gas Utilities: $166,000 ($400.00)
    Solid Waste Management: $65,000 ($156.63)
    Water Utilities: $50,000 ($120.48)
    Sewerage: $26,000 ($62.65)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $140,000 ($337.35)

Whiteface government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $66,000 ($159.04)
    Sewerage: $28,000 ($67.47)
  • Miscellaneous - Royalties: $9,000 ($21.69)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $179,000 ($431.33)
    Water Utilities: $70,000 ($168.67)
  • Tax - Property: $61,000 ($146.99)
    Public Utilities Sales: $17,000 ($40.96)

Strongest AM radio stations in Whiteface:

  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KLVT (1230 AM; 1 kW; LEVELLAND, TX; Owner: PAUL R. BEANE)
  • 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)
  • KIJN (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FARWELL, TX; Owner: METROPOLITIAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KJTV (950 AM; 5 kW; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KYKK (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; HUMBLE CITY, NM; Owner: NOALMARK BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KVOP (1090 AM; 5 kW; PLAINVIEW, TX; Owner: EQUICOM, INC)
  • KZZN (1490 AM; 1 kW; LITTLEFIELD, TX; Owner: EMIL MACHA)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KHOB (1390 AM; 5 kW; HOBBS, NM; Owner: AMERICAN ASSET MANAGEMENT, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Whiteface:

  • KAIQ (95.5 FM; WOLFFORTH, TX; Owner: LITTLEFIELD BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • K220EE (91.9 FM; LEVELLAND, TX; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Whiteface:

  • KLBK-TV (Channel 13; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: QUORUM OF TEXAS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KJTV-TV (Channel 34; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 853 Km W Of St Hwy 1780 &14 Km S (Lat: 33.475000 Lon: -102.621111), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91 m, Overall height: 97 m, Call Sign: WPBU252,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.217 MHz, 159.210 MHz, Grant Date: 11/30/2012, Expiration Date: 02/26/2023, Registrant: Texas Department Of Public Safety, 5805 N. Lamar, Austin, TX 78773-0259, Phone: (512) 424-7134, Fax: (512) 424-5320, Email:
  • 9 Mi Sw (Lat: 33.502889 Lon: -102.725472), Call Sign: WGJ475,
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.575 MHz, Grant Date: 07/04/2001, Expiration Date: 08/12/2011, Cancellation Date: 07/29/2011, Certifier: Marc Coventry, Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4100, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • Dean 2 5 Mi Sw Of Hwys 1585 And 1780 (Lat: 33.473722 Lon: -102.691583), Call Sign: WNDU487, Licensee ID: L00031083,
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.725 MHz, Grant Date: 10/05/1998, Expiration Date: 10/05/2003, Cancellation Date: 05/14/2002, Registrant: Conoco Communications Inc, Ponca City, OK 74603, Phone: (915) 686-5400
  • Lat: 33.603806 Lon: -102.748556, Call Sign: WQFH268,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.325 MHz, 451.850 MHz, 452.150 MHz, 452.975 MHz, 452.000 MHz, Grant Date: 07/13/2006, Expiration Date: 07/13/2016, Cancellation Date: 09/17/2016, Certifier: Bobby Webb, Registrant: Professional Licensing Consultants Inc, Rockville, MD 20849, Phone: (301) 309-2380, Fax: (301) 309-1996, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
Most common first names in Whiteface, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William778.9 years
James578.2 years
Leonard485.0 years
John381.9 years
Mary364.3 years
Cecil277.5 years
Charles279.0 years
Frank275.0 years
Helen296.0 years
George279.5 years
Most common last names in Whiteface, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Brown474.5 years
Lasater486.3 years
Allen374.0 years
Lyons381.3 years
Knox382.0 years
Word388.3 years
Phillips366.0 years
Jackson364.3 years
Valentine380.3 years
Giles268.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Whiteface, TX
  • 65.2%Utility gas
  • 34.8%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Whiteface, TX
  • 70.6%Utility gas
  • 29.4%Electricity


Whiteface 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
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