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People

Total Population 466
Male Share of the Population 46.1%
Female Share of the Population 53.9%
Senior Citizens 14.2%
Employed Population 16+ 182
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 46.4%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 13.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $68,750
% Above Poverty Level 95.1%
% Below Poverty Level 4.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 31 minutes
% Working from Home 1.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.1%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 28.5%
Median Gross Rent $671
Median House Value $56,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 24.7%
US/American 0%
English 24.9%
Irish 14.2%

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

Higgins Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 119 miles NE of Amarillo, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 147 miles W of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
County Lipscomb
Standard Zip Codes 79046
Phone Area Codes 806
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.119
Longitude -100.023

Higgins 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 ARNETT
Distance 14.4 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 45 F
Apr Temp 42 to 69 F
Jul Temp 66 to 92 F
Oct Temp 45 to 71 F
Annual Precip 25.3 inches
Station LIPSCOMB
Distance 15.7 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 47 F
Apr Temp 39 to 71 F
Jul Temp 65 to 94 F
Oct Temp 41 to 74 F
Annual Precip 22.5 inches
Station CANADIAN
Distance 24.5 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 47 F
Apr Temp 41 to 71 F
Jul Temp 66 to 94 F
Oct Temp 43 to 74 F
Annual Precip 21.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Canadian 2,999 $59,219
Follett 577 $72,500

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

Higgins Public Libraries

Library
Higgins Public Library
201 N MAIN
Higgins, Texas
(806) 852-2214

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  • Tends to educate degree-seeking online and campus-based students who are adult learners with families and students who work while pursuing higher education.
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Higgins High Schools

HIGGINS SCHOOL
406 N MAIN ST
806-852-2631
A Title I School.
Serves 118 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 6.6

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