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People

Total Population 561
Male Share of the Population 54.4%
Female Share of the Population 45.6%
Senior Citizens 19.3%
Employed Population 16+ 253
Age of the Population 45

Families

% of people married 59.5%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 24.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $71,528
% Above Poverty Level 98.2%
% Below Poverty Level 1.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 4.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 31.7%
Median Gross Rent $492
Median House Value $85,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 21.7%
US/American 0%
English 2%
Irish 14.3%

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

Groom Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 41 miles E of Amarillo, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 203 miles W of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
County Carson
Standard Zip Codes 79039
Phone Area Codes 806
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.203
Longitude -101.106

Groom 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 CLAUDE
Distance 15.9 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 49 F
Apr Temp 40 to 70 F
Jul Temp 64 to 91 F
Oct Temp 44 to 72 F
Annual Precip 22.3 inches
Station PANHANDLE
Distance 20.8 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 48 F
Apr Temp 38 to 71 F
Jul Temp 62 to 91 F
Oct Temp 42 to 71 F
Annual Precip 22.2 inches
Station CLARENDON
Distance 22.6 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 51 F
Apr Temp 42 to 74 F
Jul Temp 66 to 95 F
Oct Temp 44 to 76 F
Annual Precip 23.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Clarendon 1,993 $46,900
Claude 1,214 $76,667

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

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Groom High Schools

GROOM SCHOOL
304 W 3RD
806-248-7474
A Title I School.
Serves 109 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 7

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