Groom, Texas

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Comparative Profile of Groom, Texas

Comparing Groom to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Texas (State):

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Senior Citizens 8 9
Age of the Population 8 9
Male Share of the Population 7 6
Racial Diversity 5 1
Well-Paid Single Men 5 6
Female Share of the Population 4 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 8
Average Household Size 5 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 7 7
People in Middle Class or Better 7 8
Median Family Income 5 6
People Above Poverty 4 6

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 5 5
Walking and Biking to Work 4 3
Public Transportation Use 3 3
Working at Home 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 8 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 7
People Living Alone 5 7
Housing Recently Built 4 1
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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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

  • 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
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
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
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Groom Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 587 100%
Male 286 48.7%
Female 301 51.3%
Under 18 156 26.6%
18+ 431 73.4%
65+ 122 20.8%
Median Age 40.1
Average Family Size 2.92
White 556 94.7%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 1 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.2%
Other 17 2.9%
Mixed Race 12 2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 28 4.8%

Estimated Groom Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 587
Growth 0
Growth % 0%

Groom 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
German 33.1%
US/American 27.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.5%
English 9%
Irish 8.3%
Polish 3.3%
Scottish 1.8%
Scotch-Irish 1.5%
Czechoslovakian 1%
Italian 0.5%
Czech 0.5%
Dutch 0.5%
French Canadian 0.5%
Norwegian 0.5%
French (except Basque) 0.5%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Groom 587 $39,063
Clarendon 1,974 $37,083
Claude 1,313 $43,750
Lefors 559 $38,594
Pampa 17,887 $39,810
Panhandle 2,589 $50,735
White Deer 1,060 $41,793
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Groom High Schools (2004)

304 W 3RD
A Title I School.
Serves 109 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 7

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