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People

Total Population 4,018
Male Share of the Population 50.4%
Female Share of the Population 49.6%
Senior Citizens 10.1%
Employed Population 16+ 1,886
Age of the Population 30

Families

% of people married 48.8%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 12.5%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $51,118
% Above Poverty Level 80.3%
% Below Poverty Level 19.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 16 minutes
% Working from Home 2.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.4%
% Using Public Transportation 2.5%

Housing

People Living Alone 15.2%
Median Gross Rent $636
Median House Value $68,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 82.5%
US/American 0%
English 2.4%
Irish 3.6%

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

Friona Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 64 miles SW of Amarillo, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 225 miles E of Albuquerque, New Mexico
County Parmer
Standard Zip Codes 79035
Phone Area Codes 806
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.641
Longitude -102.723

Friona 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 FRIONA
Distance 0.7 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 50 F
Apr Temp 40 to 71 F
Jul Temp 63 to 90 F
Oct Temp 43 to 72 F
Annual Precip 18.3 inches
Station HEREFORD
Distance 22 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 DIMMITT 2 N
Distance 23.3 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

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Black (79035)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bovina 1,825 $33,750
Dimmitt 4,354 $37,269
Farwell 1,748 $50,903
Hereford 15,257 $46,612

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

Friona Public Libraries

Library
Friona Public Library
109 W 7TH ST
Friona, Texas
(806) 250-3200
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Friona High Schools

FRIONA H S
7TH AND ETTA
806-250-3951
A Title I School.
Serves 352 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.9

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