Texico, New Mexico

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Texico, New Mexico

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High Points

Texico strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in New Mexico):

Category Trophy
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Texico Racial Diversity
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Texico Affordability of Property Taxes
Low Violent Crime
(vs. State)
Top 14% Texico Low Violent Crime
Low Property Crime
(vs. State)
Top 18% Texico Low Property Crime

Comparative Profile of Texico, New Mexico

Comparing Texico to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in New Mexico (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Racial Diversity 10 10
Male Share of the Population 8 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 5
Senior Citizens 4 4
Female Share of the Population 3 4
Age of the Population 3 5
Well-Paid Single Men 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 9 9
Portion of People Married 7 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 2 5
Median Family Income 2 3
People in Middle Class or Better 1 3
College Educated Adults 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 8 6
Public Transportation Use 8 8
Short Commute Times 8 5
Working at Home 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 7
Housing Recently Built 7 5
Affordability of Rents 6 5
People Living Alone 4 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 7 9
Low Property Crime 7 9

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Texico Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 88 miles NW of Lubbock, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 210 miles E of Albuquerque, New Mexico
County Curry
Standard Zip Codes 88135
Phone Area Codes 505
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.388
Longitude -103.05

Texico Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station CLOVIS
Distance 8.7 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 51 F
Apr Temp 42 to 72 F
Jul Temp 64 to 91 F
Oct Temp 44 to 73 F
Annual Precip 18.5 inches
Station CLOVIS 13 N
Distance 17.4 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 53 F
Apr Temp 38 to 74 F
Jul Temp 62 to 91 F
Oct Temp 43 to 74 F
Annual Precip 17.6 inches
Station ARCH
Distance 20.8 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 52 F
Apr Temp 37 to 73 F
Jul Temp 62 to 91 F
Oct Temp 40 to 74 F
Annual Precip 14.9 inches
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Texico Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,065 100%
Male 525 49.3%
Female 540 50.7%
Under 18 328 30.8%
18+ 737 69.2%
65+ 136 12.8%
Median Age 34.5
Average Family Size 3.34
White 630 59.2%
African-American 49 4.6%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 13 1.2%
Other 335 31.5%
Mixed Race 36 3.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 504 47.3%

Estimated Texico Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,060
Growth -5
Growth % -0.5%

Texico Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 66.1%
US/American 10.1%
German 8.6%
Irish 6.2%
English 2.6%
Scotch-Irish 1.9%
Dutch 1.4%
Scottish 1.2%
Italian 0.6%
Romanian 0.6%
African 0.3%
French (except Basque) 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Texico, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Pleasant Hill (88135)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Texico 1,065 $29,554
Clovis 32,667 $33,622
Portales 11,131 $30,462
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Texico High Schools (2004)

Serves 189 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.4

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