Panhandle, Texas

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Population in 2019: 2,312 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -10.7%
 
Males: 1,131  (49.0%)
Females: 1,181  (51.0%)
Median resident age:

37.1 years
Texas median age:

35.1 years

Zip codes: 79068.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $88,799 (it was $41,686 in 2000)
Panhandle:

$88,799
TX:

$64,034

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $34,407 (it was $21,640 in 2000)

Panhandle town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $155,441 (it was $54,400 in 2000)
Panhandle:

$155,441
TX:

$200,400

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $184,539; detached houses: $195,883; mobile homes: $57,719

Median gross rent in 2019: $841.

March 2019 cost of living index in Panhandle: 79.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 7.2%
(8.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Panhandle, TX (2019)
    • 2,27383.7%White alone
    • 29510.9%Hispanic
    • 451.7%Black alone
    • 321.2%American Indian alone
    • 271.0%Two or more races
    • 50.2%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Panhandle, Texas as of July 30, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Panhandle is 519 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Panhandle by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(42.8)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(76.4)
1
(39.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(39.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(42.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(111.8)
4
(152.7)
6
(238.6)
3
(121.3)
5
(208.2)
3
(119.8)
0
(0.0)
5
(205.1)
0
(0.0)
3
(128.5)
10
(430.8)
9
(381.7)
10
(427.9)
7
(301.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
4
(149.1)
4
(152.7)
5
(198.8)
4
(161.7)
5
(208.2)
7
(279.6)
5
(198.4)
3
(123.1)
7
(300.2)
4
(171.3)
4
(172.3)
2
(84.8)
7
(299.5)
12
(516.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
7
(260.9)
15
(572.7)
15
(596.4)
20
(808.4)
20
(832.6)
9
(359.4)
1
(39.7)
3
(123.1)
10
(428.8)
7
(299.8)
9
(387.8)
8
(339.3)
6
(256.7)
8
(344.5)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(39.8)
1
(40.4)
3
(124.9)
1
(39.9)
4
(158.7)
1
(41.0)
3
(128.6)
2
(85.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(42.4)
2
(85.6)
5
(215.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index43.2125.2120.571.199.561.159.957.848.556.5113.7133.2209.2127.5

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Panhandle, TX

Crime rate in Panhandle detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.72
Texas average:

1.79
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Ancestries: German (19.2%), American (16.8%), Irish (7.6%), Scotch-Irish (7.4%), English (6.9%), Polish (1.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 3456 feet

Land area: 2.13 square miles.

Population density: 1,086 people per square mile   (low).

Panhandle, Texas map

69 residents are foreign born (1.7% Latin America, 0.4% Europe, 0.3% Asia).

This town:

2.5%
Texas:

17.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $3,285 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,801 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Amarillo, TX (28.1 miles , pop. 173,627).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (217.0 miles , pop. 506,132).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (316.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

White Deer, TX (3.6 miles ),
Claude, TX (4.1 miles ),
Groom, TX (4.3 miles ),
Skellytown, TX (4.4 miles ),
Borger, TX (4.7 miles ),
Fritch, TX (4.9 miles ),
Lake Meredith Estates, TX (5.0 miles ),
Sanford, TX (5.1 miles )

Latitude: 35.35 N, Longitude: 101.38 W

Area code: 806

Distribution of median household income in Panhandle, TX in 2019
Distribution of house value in Panhandle, TX in 2019
Panhandle satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $130,000
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $156,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $291,000
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $186,800
  • 2002: 6 buildings, average cost: $122,500
  • 2003: 11 buildings, average cost: $158,700
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $259,800
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $59,500
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $171,200
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $171,200
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $117,700
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $181,000
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $277,700
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $401,000
  • 2016: 4 buildings, average cost: $213,600
  • 2018: 2 buildings, average cost: $191,500
  • 2019: 2 buildings, average cost: $253,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Panhandle, TX residents
Average permit cost in Panhandle, TX
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.7%
Texas:

8.0%
Population change in the 1990s: +236 (+10.0%).
Most common industries in Panhandle, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (12.7%)
  • Educational services (12.5%)
  • Public administration (10.9%)
  • Health care (7.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (21.5%)
  • Public administration (8.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (8.7%)
  • Educational services (6.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (19.0%)
  • Health care (16.1%)
  • Public administration (13.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.1%)
  • Social assistance (3.5%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (3.3%)
Most common occupations in Panhandle, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.5%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5.9%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (4.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.9%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.1%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.1%)

Average climate in Panhandle, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Panhandle, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 2.24. This is significantly better than average.

City:

2.24
U.S.:

74.20
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.374. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.374
U.S.:

1.789

Tornado activity:

Panhandle-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 81% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/27/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.8 miles away from the Panhandle town center injured 7 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/8/1995, a category F4 tornado 23.0 miles away from the town center injured 7 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Panhandle-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 570% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 260.4 miles away from Panhandle center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 164.1 miles away from Panhandle center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 260.5 miles away from the city center
On 2/13/2016 at 17:07:06, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 5.2 mi) earthquake occurred 169.3 miles away from Panhandle center
On 8/23/2011 at 05:46:18, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi) earthquake occurred 220.0 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 88.6 miles away from Panhandle center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Carson County (8) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 4

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

Hospitals and medical centers in Panhandle:

  • SAINT ANNS NURSING HOME (SPUR 293 HWY 60)

Airports located in Panhandle:

See details about airports located in Panhandle, TX

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Panhandle:

  • Amarillo College (about 29 miles; Amarillo, TX; Full-time enrollment: 6,622)
  • West Texas A & M University (about 40 miles; Canyon, TX; FT enrollment: 6,820)
  • Wayland Baptist University (about 83 miles; Plainview, TX; FT enrollment: 5,526)
  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (about 125 miles; Lubbock, TX; FT enrollment: 3,269)
  • Western Oklahoma State College (about 126 miles; Altus, OK; FT enrollment: 2,054)
  • Texas Tech University (about 126 miles; Lubbock, TX; FT enrollment: 29,251)
  • South Plains College (about 135 miles; Levelland, TX; FT enrollment: 7,007)

Public high school in Panhandle:

  • PANHANDLE H S (Students: 166, Location: 106 W 11TH ST, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Panhandle:

  • PANHANDLE EL (Students: 331, Location: 106 W 9TH ST, Grades: PK-5)
  • PANHANDLE J H (Students: 199, Location: 1001 ELSIE AVE, Grades: 6-8)
See full list of schools located in Panhandle

Library in Panhandle:

  • CARSON COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $219,161; Location: 401 MAIN ST; 42,973 books; 4,722 audio materials; 50 state licensed databases; 130 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Panhandle: Panhandle Fire Department (A), Carson County Square House Museum (B), Panhandle Volunteer Emergency Medical Services (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Panhandle include: Panther Stadium (1), Rotary Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Carson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

CONWAY RESTAURANT & MOTEL (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation

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

  • CONWAY INN & RESTAURANT (Population served: 45, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

2.6 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

74.4%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

3.6%
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: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Panhandle in 2010:

  • 47 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 18 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 6 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities

People in group quarters in Panhandle in 2000:

  • 52 people in nursing homes
  • 20 people in religious group quarters
  • 18 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 9 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Banks with branches in Panhandle (2011 data):

  • InterBank: Borger Branch at 400 N Main, branch established on 1997/12/04. Info updated 2011/08/30: Bank assets: $1,842.7 mil, Deposits: $1,589.2 mil, headquarters in Oklahoma City, OK, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 33 total offices, Holding Company: Olney Bancshares Of Texas, Inc.
  • Happy State Bank: Third And Euclid Branch at Third And Euclid Streets, branch established on 1927/05/06. Info updated 2011/07/12: Bank assets: $1,840.0 mil, Deposits: $1,625.4 mil, headquarters in Happy, TX, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 29 total offices, Holding Company: Happy Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Panhandle:

Marital status in Panhandle, TX
  • Never married: 24.5%
  • Now married: 57.5%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 4.5%
  • Divorced: 11.4%

For population 25 years and over in Panhandle:

  • High school or higher: 96.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 36.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.8%
  • Unemployed: 2.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.0
Texas average:

13.8

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Panhandle
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Panhandle, TX (based on Carson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,28913
Mainline Protestant8823
Catholic6283
Other2-
None1,381-
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
Here:

3.17 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

1.58 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
This county:

6.33 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Here:

9.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.5%
State:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.2%
State:

26.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Panhandle:

51.1%
Texas:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

48.3%
State:

47.4%

Average BMI:
Panhandle:

28.8
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

21.9%
State:

20.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.8%
State:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Panhandle:

6.9
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.2%
Texas:

33.1%

General health condition:
This city:

56.7%
Texas:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.0%
Texas:

80.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Panhandle, TX Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 5$24,373$58,4950$0
Police Protection - Officers 4$17,093$51,2790$0
Parks and Recreation 4$8,754$26,2620$0
Solid Waste Management 1$3,866$46,3920$0
Health 1$3,413$40,9560$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 6$16,990
Totals for Government 15$57,499$45,9996$16,990

Panhandle government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $62,000 ($26.82)
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $430,000 ($185.99)
    Police Protection: $215,000 ($92.99)
    General - Other: $138,000 ($59.69)
    Health - Other: $50,000 ($21.63)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $47,000 ($20.33)
    Local Fire Protection: $10,000 ($4.33)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $74,000 ($32.01)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Air Transportation: $6,000 ($2.60)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000 ($2.16)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $702,000 ($303.63)

Panhandle government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $328,000 ($141.87)
    Sewerage: $320,000 ($138.41)
    Parks and Recreation: $14,000 ($6.06)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $74,000 ($32.01)
    Fines and Forfeits: $12,000 ($5.19)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $601,000 ($259.95)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $146,000 ($63.15)
    Health and Hospitals: $122,000 ($52.77)
  • Tax - Property: $470,000 ($203.29)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $166,000 ($71.80)
    Public Utilities Sales: $147,000 ($63.58)
    Other License: $14,000 ($6.06)

Panhandle government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,846,000 ($798.44)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,846,000 ($798.44)

Panhandle government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $400,000 ($173.01)
Businesses in Panhandle, TX
NameCountNameCount
Dairy Queen1Subway1
FedEx1UPS1

Strongest AM radio stations in Panhandle:

  • KGNC (710 AM; 10 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KTNZ (1010 AM; 5 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KIXZ (940 AM; 5 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KPUR (1440 AM; 5 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KQTY (1490 AM; 1 kW; BORGER, TX; Owner: ZIA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KGRO (1230 AM; 1 kW; PAMPA, TX; Owner: PAMPA BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KIJN (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FARWELL, TX; Owner: METROPOLITIAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Panhandle:

  • KQFX (104.3 FM; BORGER, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KZRK-FM (107.9 FM; CANYON, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KMXJ-FM (94.1 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KXGL (100.9 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: FEUER/MCCORD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KGNC-FM (97.9 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KACV-FM (89.9 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: AMARILLO JUNIOR COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KATP (101.9 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KARX (95.7 FM; CLAUDE, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
  • KQIZ-FM (93.1 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KMML-FM (96.9 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KAEZ (105.7 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: KXOJ, INC.)
  • KXRI (91.9 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KAVO (91.5 FM; BORGER, TX; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KAXH (90.9 FM; PAMPA, TX; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Panhandle:

  • KACV-TV (Channel 2; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: AMARILLO JUNIOR COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KVII-TV (Channel 7; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: NVG-AMARILLO, LLC)
  • KCIT (Channel 14; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING OF AMARILLO LICENSE, INC.)
  • KFDA-TV (Channel 10; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: PANHANDLE TELECASTING CO.)
  • KAMR-TV (Channel 4; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: QUORUM OF AMARILLO LICENSE, LLC)
  • KTMO-LP (Channel 36; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: ADELANTE TELEVISION LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCPN-LP (Channel 33; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING OF AMARILLO LICENSE, INC.)
  • KEAT-LP (Channel 22; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: KUVN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • K25GI (Channel 25; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • KTXD-LP (Channel 43; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
Panhandle fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019

Panhandle fatal accident list:

Mar 11, 2008 06:58 PM, 4th, Lat: 35.346060, Lon: -101.376980, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 31, 2003 05:00 PM, Chester, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Aug 29, 1996 08:05 AM, Fm293, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 1, 1987 01:10 PM, 60w, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Aug 8, 1984 08:06 PM, 60, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Oct 4, 1981 09:07 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 36. The highest number of reported fires - 72 took place in 2016, and the least - 4 in 2018. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Panhandle, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (68.0%), and Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires (13.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Panhandle, TX
    • 36668.0%Outside Fires
    • 7113.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 519.5%Other
    • 509.3%Structure Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Panhandle, TX
Most common first names in Panhandle, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James2671.8 years
John2477.3 years
William2277.1 years
Mary2081.2 years
George1471.8 years
Robert1268.2 years
Thomas1079.7 years
Helen976.7 years
Ruby983.3 years
Joseph981.6 years
Most common last names in Panhandle, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1477.1 years
Williams1381.1 years
Bender1177.8 years
Miller1073.3 years
Meaker980.0 years
Cummings888.5 years
Brown880.1 years
Anderson671.4 years
Baker580.6 years
Johnson583.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Panhandle, TX
  • 70.2%Utility gas
  • 29.8%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Panhandle, TX
  • 73.4%Utility gas
  • 26.6%Electricity


Panhandle compared to Texas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Panhandle on our top lists:

  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in religious group quarters (population 1,000+)"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Chile (population 500+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election"
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