Higgins, Texas

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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

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  • 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
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
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
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Higgins Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 425 100%
Male 206 48.5%
Female 219 51.5%
Under 18 86 20.2%
18+ 339 79.8%
65+ 113 26.6%
Median Age 48.3
Average Family Size 2.9
White 386 90.8%
African-American 4 0.9%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 11 2.6%
Other 14 3.3%
Mixed Race 10 2.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 21 4.9%

Estimated Higgins Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 437
Growth 12
Growth % 2.8%

Higgins 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 37.7%
US/American 19.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.2%
Irish 9.4%
Scotch-Irish 7.2%
English 5.6%
Dutch 2.1%
French (except Basque) 1.9%
Russian 1.6%
Swedish 1.6%
Finnish 0.8%
Scottish 0.8%
Austrian 0.5%
Danish 0.3%
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Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Higgins 425 $32,875
Canadian 2,233 $38,676
Follett 412 $36,000

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

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Higgins High Schools (2004)

A Title I School.
Serves 118 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 6.6

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