Wickett, Texas

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Population in 2013: 519 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +14.1%
 
Males: 280  (54.0%)
Females: 239  (46.0%)
Median resident age:  33.1 years
Texas median age:  34.0 years

Zip codes: 79788.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $28,641 (it was $27,407 in 2000)
Wickett:

$28,641
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $20,423 (it was $14,999 in 2000)

Wickett town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $24,987 (it was $19,200 in 2000)
Wickett:

$24,987
TX:

$132,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $58,114; Detached houses: $70,878; Mobile homes: $23,945

Median gross rent in 2013: $799.

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  • Races in Wickett, TX (2010)

    Wickett races chart
    • 31162.4%White alone
    • 15330.7%Hispanic
    • 193.8%Two or more races
    • 122.4%Black alone
    • 20.4%American Indian alone
    • 10.2%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Wickett: 79.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (15.7%), German (8.0%), Irish (6.9%), United States (4.2%), Scotch-Irish (2.7%), Dutch (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 0.70 square miles.

Population density: 739 people per square mile   (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Wickett:

  • High school or higher: 87.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 10.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wickett town:

  • Never married: 13.0%
  • Now married: 58.5%
  • Separated: 8.9%
  • Widowed: 13.5%
  • Divorced: 6.1%

3 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.8%
Texas:

16.5%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Wickett, Texas as of August 01, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Wickett to the number of sex offenders is 127 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $266 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $207 (0.9%)

Wickett satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Odessa, TX (42.9 miles , pop. 90,943).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: El Paso, TX (201.7 miles , pop. 563,662).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (305.2 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: Thorntonville, TX (2.2 miles ), Monahans, TX (2.4 miles ), Pyote, TX (2.7 miles) , Wink, TX (3.9 miles ), Grandfalls, TX (4.3 miles ), Kermit, TX (4.5 miles ), Coyanosa, TX (4.8 miles) , Barstow, TX (4.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $53,600

Latitude: 31.57 N, Longitude: 103.01 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 432

Wickett household income distribution Wickett home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

3.6%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -93 (-17.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (48%)
  • Construction (21%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
  • Retail trade (28%)
  • Other services, except public administration (18%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (6%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (25%)
  • Production occupations (20%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (15%)
  • Material moving occupations (15%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (4%)
  • Sales and related occupations (24%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (20%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (2%)

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

Average climate in Wickett, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Wickett-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 52% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/19/1977, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.3 miles away from the Wickett town center injured 18 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/1/1990, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 51.5 miles away from the town center killed 2 people and injured 21 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Wickett-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 17% 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 91.8 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 53.3 miles away from Wickett center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 165.4 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 112.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/15/1995 at 14:33:29, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 91.7 miles away from Wickett center
On 5/23/2004 at 09:22:05, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 112.8 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 Ward County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
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).
Wickett topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Wickett:

  • BAKER BRAME SKILLED NURSING AND REH CT (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; MONAHANS, TX)
  • MONAHANS MANAGED CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; MONAHANS, TX)
  • MAIN STREET HOME (Hospital, about 8 miles away; MONAHANS, TX)
  • WARD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 8 miles away; MONAHANS, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wickett:

  • Odessa College (about 43 miles; Odessa, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,107)
  • The University of Texas of the Permian Basin (about 46 miles; Odessa, TX; FT enrollment: 2,982)
  • Midland College (about 62 miles; Midland, TX; FT enrollment: 3,650)
  • Sul Ross State University (about 92 miles; Alpine, TX; FT enrollment: 2,101)
  • Howard College (about 103 miles; Big Spring, TX; FT enrollment: 2,587)
  • South Plains College (about 144 miles; Levelland, TX; FT enrollment: 7,007)
  • Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Campus (about 150 miles; Roswell, NM; FT enrollment: 2,212)

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

Ward 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: 23.7%
(30.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 5.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  69.1%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.7%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Wickett 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 above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.1
Texas average:

14.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (65%)
  • Electricity (28%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Wickett town (based on Ward County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,36420
Catholic2,5253
Mainline Protestant6906
Other1622
None3,917-
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: 2
Ward County:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Ward County:

10.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.8%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Ward County:

27.8%
Texas:

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

14.0%
State:

15.7%
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
Police Protection - Officers 1$1,500$18,0000$0
Firefighters 0$0 18$818
Totals for Government 1$1,500$18,00018$818

7.94% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,788 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.94%
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  1.40% ($32,560 average AGI)
from Midland County, TX  0.59% ($34,905)
from Reeves County, TX  0.45% ($36,938)


7.65% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,371 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.65%
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  1.46% ($42,115 average AGI)
to Midland County, TX  0.90% ($47,250)
to Reeves County, TX  0.28% ($28,300)

Strongest AM radio stations in Wickett:

  • KLBO (1330 AM; 5 kW; MONAHANS, TX; Owner: SANDSHILLS COMMUNICATION, INC.)
  • KERB (600 AM; 1 kW; KERMIT, TX; Owner: LA RADIO CRISTIANA NETWORK, INC.)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KCRS (550 AM; 5 kW; MIDLAND, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • 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.)
  • KELP (1590 AM; 50 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: MCCLATCHEY BROADCASTING)
  • KIUN (1400 AM; 1 kW; PECOS, TX; Owner: PECOS RADIO CO,INC)
  • KXOI (810 AM; 1 kW; CRANE, TX; Owner: HISPANIC OUTREACH MINISTRIES, INC)
  • KFLB (920 AM; 1 kW; ODESSA, TX; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWEL (1070 AM; daytime; 3 kW; MIDLAND, TX; Owner: FAUSTINO QUIROZ)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wickett:

  • KFZX (102.1 FM; GARDENDALE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMRK-FM (96.1 FM; ODESSA, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KPTX (98.3 FM; PECOS, TX; Owner: PARADAY, INC.)
  • KHKX (99.1 FM; ODESSA, TX; Owner: ENCORE BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KGEE (99.9 FM; MONAHANS, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KERB-FM (106.3 FM; KERMIT, TX; Owner: LA RADIO CRISTIANA NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Wickett:

  • KWES-TV (Channel 9; ODESSA, TX; Owner: MIDESSA TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • KUPB (Channel 18; MIDLAND, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KOSA-TV (Channel 7; ODESSA, TX; Owner: ICA BROADCASTING I, LTD.)
  • KPDN-LP (Channel 27; MONAHANS, TX; Owner: PRIME TIME CHRISTIAN B/CTING, INC.)
  • K64EC (Channel 64; PECOS, TX; Owner: PRIME TIME CHRISTIAN B/CASTING, INC.)

Wickett fatal accident list:

Jun 25, 2008 02:50 AM, 8th, Lat: 31.57204, Lon: -103.00916, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 16m52ftTotal length
  • 8,650Total average daily traffic
  • 4,314Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Wickett)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Cabot Estes Plant Off Fm Hwy 1219 About 3 Mi Sw (Lat: 31.528194 Lon: -102.990167), Call Sign: WHA326
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.400 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/11/2012, Expiration Date: 09/25/2022, Cancellation Date: 11/02/2012
    Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4100, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • Warren Monahans Plant Off Fm Hwy 1219 4 Mi N (Lat: 31.621806 Lon: -102.999333), Call Sign: WHA327
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.400 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/11/2012, Expiration Date: 09/25/2022, Cancellation Date: 11/02/2012
    Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4100, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • 13 Mi Sw (Lat: 31.434861 Lon: -103.159056), Type: Pole, Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: WPIV892
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.675 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/27/2000, Expiration Date: 11/08/2005, Cancellation Date: 06/24/2004, Certifier: Mike Shelton
    Registrant: Lockard & White Inc, 14511 Falling Creek Ste 507, Houston, TX 77014, Fax: (713) 586-0044

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KA5GIO, Licensee ID: L00860022
    Grant Date: 05/08/2004, Expiration Date: 07/13/2014
    Registrant: Cecil L Dain, Wickett, TX 79788

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150F (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6754F , Serial Number: 15063354, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 03/12/1966
    Registrant (Individual): Cecil L Dain, Po Box 55, Wickett, TX 79788
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-160 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8854D , Serial Number: 22-6025, Year manufactured: 1958, Airworthiness Date: 03/07/1958
    Registrant (Individual): Harold E Ferguson, Po Box 125, Wickett, TX 79788

Most common first names in Wickett, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James574.4 years
William578.2 years
John467.8 years
Dorothy379.0 years
David374.3 years
Mary382.3 years
Thomas372.6 years
Charles266.5 years
Helen277.0 years
Clyde279.5 years
Most common last names in Wickett, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Luckie679.0 years
Williams576.6 years
Smith474.3 years
Randolph482.0 years
Bright384.0 years
Ivy370.0 years
Lindsey362.3 years
Cranfill372.7 years
Swaney367.3 years
Ashley268.5 years

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