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Lamesa, TX (Texas) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $81,231 (it was $36,700 in 2000)
Lamesa:

$81,231
Texas:

$172,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $39,715 - $139,626

Lamesa,TX index of house prices

Total population: 9,440 (All urban)

Houses: 4,450 (3,737 occupied: 2,631 owner occupied, 1,107 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

30%
State:

38%

Housing density: 930 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017: $80,674.

Median contract rent in 2017: $273 (lower quartile is $191, upper quartile is $354)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2017: $473


Median gross rent in Lamesa, TX in 2017: $349

Housing units in Lamesa with a mortgage: 990 (0 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,670

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $73,741

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $44,175

Median monthly housing costs: $594


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Lamesa, Texas Age and Sex of Residents
Median year house/condo built: 1962

Median year apartment built: 1968

Household type by relationship:

Households: 9,835
  • In family households: 8,402 (1,213 male householders, 1,275 female householders)
    1,958 spouses, 3,418 children (3,160 natural, 46 adopted, 210 stepchildren), 225 grandchildren, 9 brothers or sisters, 79 parents, 46 other relatives, 171 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,362 (556 male householders (500 living alone)), 693 female householders (650 living alone)), 103 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 75

Size of family households: 1,148 2-persons, 657 3-persons, 416 4-persons, 184 5-persons, 36 6-persons, 44 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,151 1-person, 91 2-persons, 7 3-persons.

1,841 married couples with children.
741 single-parent households (138 men, 603 women).

60.5% of residents of Lamesa speak English at home.
39.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (67% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (29% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 47% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 677 (6.9%)
(39.7% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

4.6
State:

4.1

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Lamesa, Texas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Lamesa, Texas
  • 11no bedroom
  • 771 bedroom
  • 6902 bedrooms
  • 1,5103 bedrooms
  • 2584 bedrooms
  • 305+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lamesa, Texas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lamesa, Texas
  • 11no bedroom
  • 921 bedroom
  • 4832 bedrooms
  • 4743 bedrooms
  • 434 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Lamesa in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Lamesa in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 111no vehicle
  • 8711 vehicle
  • 1,0702 vehicles
  • 4213 vehicles
  • 1024 vehicles
  • 165+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Lamesa in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Lamesa in renter-occupied apartments
  • 146no vehicle
  • 3971 vehicle
  • 4782 vehicles
  • 883 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Lamesa, Texas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Lamesa, Texas
  • 01 room
  • 442 rooms
  • 473 rooms
  • 3264 rooms
  • 6715 rooms
  • 7126 rooms
  • 3837 rooms
  • 2838 rooms
  • 1469+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lamesa, Texas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lamesa, Texas
  • 111 room
  • 372 rooms
  • 523 rooms
  • 4374 rooms
  • 2435 rooms
  • 2206 rooms
  • 377 rooms
  • 368 rooms
  • 229+ rooms
Year house built
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
Owners and renters by unit type in Lamesa, TX
  • Lamesa, TX household income distribution

  • Distribution of median household income in Lamesa, TX in 2017
  • 339Less than $10,000
  • 571$10,000 to $19,999
  • 292$20,000 to $29,999
  • 391$30,000 to $39,999
  • 354$40,000 to $49,999
  • 274$50,000 to $59,999
  • 309$60,000 to $74,999
  • 501$75,000 to $99,999
  • 243$100,000 to $124,999
  • 177$125,000 to $149,999
  • 78$150,000 to $199,999
  • 125$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2017 in Lamesa, TX

  • Distribution of house value in Lamesa, TX in 2017
  • 79Less than $10,000
  • 85$10,000 to $14,999
  • 93$15,000 to $19,999
  • 106$20,000 to $24,999
  • 75$25,000 to $29,999
  • 120$30,000 to $34,999
  • 100$35,000 to $39,999
  • 205$40,000 to $49,999
  • 157$50,000 to $59,999
  • 147$60,000 to $69,999
  • 100$70,000 to $79,999
  • 89$80,000 to $89,999
  • 98$90,000 to $99,999
  • 192$100,000 to $124,999
  • 79$125,000 to $149,999
  • 136$150,000 to $174,999
  • 98$175,000 to $199,999
  • 137$200,000 to $249,999
  • 56$250,000 to $299,999
  • 41$300,000 to $399,999
  • 23$750,000 to $999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in Lamesa, TX

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in Lamesa, TX in 2017
  • 25Less than $100
  • 53$100 to $149
  • 11$150 to $199
  • 6$200 to $249
  • 51$250 to $299
  • 104$300 to $349
  • 38$350 to $399
  • 68$400 to $449
  • 49$450 to $499
  • 80$500 to $549
  • 18$550 to $599
  • 10$600 to $649
  • 46$650 to $699
  • 12$700 to $749
  • 21$750 to $799
  • 12$800 to $899
  • 48$900 to $999
  • 1$1,000 to $1,249
  • 225No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2017

Percentage of workers working in this county: 78.9%
Number of people working at home: 20 (0.5% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 392
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1,417
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 788
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 220
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 124
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 45
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 172
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 168
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 103
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 237
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 183
  • 90 or more minutes: 51
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Lamesa

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,548 (83%)
  • Carpooled: 398 (13%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 3 (0%)
  • Taxi: 20 (1%)
  • Walked: 43 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 20 (1%)
Class of Workers in 2017
  • Unemployment by race in 2017
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 2.0%Males
  • 2.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 34.7%Males
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 77.9%Males
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 22.4%Males
  • 49.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 100.0%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 9.3%Males
  • 11.0%Females
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Lamesa, Texas
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Lamesa, Texas
  • 512010 or later
  • 2322000 to 2009
  • 471990 to 1999
  • 701980 to 1989
  • 531970 to 1979
  • 92Before 1970
Ancestries in Lamesa, TX

First ancestries reported:

  • American: 605 (9.8%)
  • German: 240 (3.9%)
  • Irish: 138 (2.2%)
  • English: 132 (2.1%)
  • Scottish: 50 (0.8%)
  • Eastern European: 44 (0.7%)
  • Italian: 35 (0.6%)
  • Czech: 31 (0.5%)
  • Russian: 14 (0.2%)
  • Scandinavian: 12 (0.2%)
  • French: 10 (0.2%)
  • Canadian: 9 (0.1%)
  • Norwegian: 8 (0.1%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents (%):

Mexico
Lamesa:

79.9% (541)
Texas:

100.0% (-1)

Burma
Lamesa:

5.9% (40)
Texas:

100.0% (-1)

El Salvador
Lamesa:

3.2% (22)
Texas:

100.0% (-1)

Malaysia
Lamesa:

2.2% (15)
Texas:

100.0% (-1)

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 7,997
  • Other state: 1,092
  • Northeast: 127
  • Midwest: 221
  • South: 204
  • West: 556

80.7% of Lamesa residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 35.9% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 62.9% lived in Texas.


Lamesa:

80.7%
State average:

84.3%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 141
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 52
  • 5th and 6th grade: 29
  • 7th and 8th grade: 77
  • 9th grade: 107
  • 10th grade: 57
  • 11th grade: 84
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 60
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,285
  • Less than 1 year of college: 283
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 308
  • Associate degree: 69
  • Bachelor's degree: 284
  • Master's degree: 174
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 0
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 144
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 133
  • 5th and 6th grade: 48
  • 7th and 8th grade: 77
  • 9th grade: 120
  • 10th grade: 25
  • 11th grade: 136
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 69
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,210
  • Less than 1 year of college: 318
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 286
  • Associate degree: 252
  • Bachelor's degree: 415
  • Master's degree: 82
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 0
Educational Attainment for Females
Lamesa marital status for males
Lamesa marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,848
  • One, attached: 7
  • Two: 48
  • 3 or 4: 50
  • 5 to 9: 133
  • 10 to 19: 62
  • 20 to 49: 25
  • 50 or more: 24
  • Mobile homes: 231

Median worth of mobile homes: $20,903

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2017: 3.8%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2017: 7.8%

House/condo owner moved in on average 14 years ago

Renter moved in on average 3 years ago

Year householders moved into residence in Lamesa
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Lamesa, TX
  • 68.5%Utility gas
  • 30.9%Electricity
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Lamesa, TX
  • 65.7%Utility gas
  • 34.3%Electricity

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 53
Here:

4.2%
Texas:

6.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 30
Here:

5.3%
Texas:

6.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 0
Here:

0.0%
Texas:

15.0%
School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students
School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability