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People

Total Population 4,354
Male Share of the Population 52.3%
Female Share of the Population 47.7%
Senior Citizens 12.1%
Employed Population 16+ 1,755
Age of the Population 32

Families

% of people married 55.4%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 14.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $37,269
% Above Poverty Level 81.4%
% Below Poverty Level 18.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 14 minutes
% Working from Home 2.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.2%
% Using Public Transportation 0.8%

Housing

People Living Alone 14.3%
Median Gross Rent $655
Median House Value $65,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 73.2%
US/American 0%
English 3.9%
Irish 2.3%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Dimmitt Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 53 miles SW of Amarillo, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 249 miles E of Albuquerque, New Mexico
County Castro
Standard Zip Codes 79027
Phone Area Codes 806
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.55
Longitude -102.311

Dimmitt Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station DIMMITT 2 N
Distance 3.4 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 49 F
Apr Temp 37 to 71 F
Jul Temp 62 to 90 F
Oct Temp 41 to 71 F
Annual Precip 19.7 inches
Station HEREFORD
Distance 19.1 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 50 F
Apr Temp 39 to 72 F
Jul Temp 64 to 92 F
Oct Temp 43 to 73 F
Annual Precip 18.6 inches
Station OLTON
Distance 27.4 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 51 F
Apr Temp 41 to 72 F
Jul Temp 63 to 90 F
Oct Temp 43 to 73 F
Annual Precip 17.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Earth 832 $44,688
Friona 4,018 $51,118
Hart 1,216 $47,813
Hereford 15,257 $46,612

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Dimmitt Public Libraries

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Rhoads Memorial Library
103 SW 2ND ST
Dimmitt, Texas
(806) 647-3532
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Dimmitt High Schools

DIMMITT H S
1505 WESTERN CIR DR
806-647-3105
A Title I School.
Serves 326 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 8.7

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