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Population in 2012: 437 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -6.0%
 

Males: 218  (50.0%)
Females: 219  (50.0%)

Median resident age:  32.3 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 79379.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $40,153 (it was $30,833 in 2000)
Whiteface:

$40,153
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,234

Whiteface town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $53,800 (it was $23,800 in 2000)
Whiteface:

$53,800
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $53,964; Detached houses: $46,268; Mobile homes: $75,952

Median gross rent in 2012: $641.

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  • White alone - 207 (54.5%)
  • Hispanic - 163 (42.9%)
  • Two or more races - 4 (1.1%)
  • Black alone - 3 (0.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.3%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.3%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Whiteface: 78.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (22.8%), Irish (11.9%), English (10.4%), French (6.6%), Scottish (4.5%), United States (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 0.58 square miles.

Population density: 752 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Whiteface:

  • High school or higher: 82.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.2%
  • Unemployed: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Whiteface town:

  • Never married: 21.1%
  • Now married: 58.5%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 11.1%
  • Divorced: 6.9%

20 residents are foreign born

This town:  5.3%
Texas:  16.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,361 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $533 (2.0%)

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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

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.3%
Texas:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -46 (-9.0%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (35%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (15%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (15%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Educational services (36%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Other services, except public administration (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (4%)
  • Wholesale trade (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (27%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (15%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (15%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Whiteface-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 116% 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 below Texas state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/2/1992 at 11:45:35, a magnitude 5.0 (4.6 MB, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 92.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/2/2001 at 01:55:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 92.8 miles away from Whiteface center
On 8/26/1992 at 03:24:52, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 98.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cochran County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Fires: 2, Flood: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Whiteface:

  • COCHRAN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 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)

Political contributions by individuals in Whiteface, TX

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Whiteface:

  • South Plains College (about 15 miles; Levelland, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,679)
  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (about 42 miles; Lubbock, TX; FT enrollment: 2,626)
  • Texas Tech University (about 43 miles; Lubbock, TX; FT enrollment: 25,860)
  • Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus (about 58 miles; Portales, NM; FT enrollment: 2,746)
  • West Texas A & M University (about 104 miles; Canyon, TX; FT enrollment: 5,251)
  • Amarillo College (about 119 miles; Amarillo, TX; FT enrollment: 3,610)
  • The University of Texas of the Permian Basin (about 121 miles; Odessa, TX; FT enrollment: 2,108)

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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

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 6.3%
(2.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 11.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 15.3% for other race residents, 10.0% for two or more races residents)

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Whiteface, TX

Whiteface compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below 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.


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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

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (54%)
  • Electricity (46%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Whiteface town (based on Cochran County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 97.80%
Here97.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaChurches of ChristOther
Adherents54.1%15.5%12.2%7.5%10.8%
Congregations30.8%7.7%7.7%23.1%30.8%
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: 1
Cochran County:

3.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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
Here:

6.49 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

10.4%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Cochran County:

27.8%
State:

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

10.7%
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$3,538$42,4560$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$842
Sewerage 1$3,016$36,1920$0
Water Supply 1$2,324$27,8880$0
Totals for Government 3$8,878$35,5121$842

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

  • Current Operations - Gas Utilities: $115,000 ($263.16)
    Water Utilities: $42,000 ($96.11)
    Sewerage: $18,000 ($41.19)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $67,000 ($153.32)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $25,000 ($57.21)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $10,000 ($22.88)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $164,000 ($375.29)
    Water Utilities: $60,000 ($137.30)
  • Tax - Property: $53,000 ($121.28)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $348,000 ($796.34)

6.58% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($20,569 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.58%
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 Hockley County, TX  1.92% ($25,429 average AGI)


9.56% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,009 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.56%
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 Hockley County, TX  2.39% ($27,556 average AGI)
to Lubbock County, TX  1.95% ($29,091)

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 Antenna Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Whiteface)

FCC Registered Private 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: 159.210 MHz, 159.217 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, Certifier: Bobby Webb
    Registrant: Professional Licensing Consultants Inc, Rockville, MD 20849, Phone: (301) 309-2380, Fax: (301) 309-1996, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • STATION, 4.5 Mi S Of Whiteface Hwy 1780 (Lat: 33.532028 Lon: -102.609639), Overall height: 24.4 m, Call Sign: WNEK951
    Assigned Frequencies: 1935.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/07/2000, Expiration Date: 12/14/2010, Cancellation Date: 08/12/2005, Certifier: Ronald D Obermueller
    Registrant: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP, 600 13th Street, Nw, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 756-8282, Fax: (202) 756-8087, Email:
  • STATION, On Fm 1780 0.25 Mi S (Lat: 33.593972 Lon: -102.613806), Overall height: 16.8 m, Call Sign: WNTF411
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.243 MHz, 928.243 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/19/2009, Expiration Date: 02/08/2020, Certifier: Patricia J Fike
    Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street, Nw, Suite 500 W, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4282, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • STATION, Exxonmobil Office @ Highway 1780 (Lat: 33.592917 Lon: -102.612139), Type: Bant, Structure height: 13 m, Overall height: 13.4 m, Call Sign: WNTG513
    Assigned Frequencies: 959.906 MHz, 928.906 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/17/2010, Expiration Date: 08/22/2020, Certifier: Patricia J Fike
    Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street, Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4282, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • WHTEFCE, 2nd & Arthur St (Lat: 33.600500 Lon: -102.618611), Type: Pole, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WQNH449
    Assigned Frequencies: 10835.0 MHz, 10875.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/07/2011, Expiration Date: 02/07/2021, Certifier: Christopher M Brooks
    Registrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Road Suite 200 E, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1801, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:



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

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  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
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