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People

Total Population 2,373
Male Share of the Population 53.6%
Female Share of the Population 46.4%
Senior Citizens 12.6%
Employed Population 16+ 1,156
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 54.7%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 17.7%
Median Earnings25+ $35,065
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $22,000
Median Earnings With High School Degree $30,929

Wealth

Median Family Income $63,527
% Above Poverty Level 88.8%
% Below Poverty Level 11.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 6.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 20.3%
Median Gross Rent $614
Median House Value $97,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 40.2%
US/American 0%
English 5.7%
Irish 9.1%

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

Idalou Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 11 miles NE of Lubbock, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 260 miles W of Fort Worth, Texas
County Lubbock
Metro Area Lubbock
Standard Zip Codes 79329
Phone Area Codes 806
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.666
Longitude -101.682

Idalou 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 LUBBOCK RGNL AP
Distance 7.7 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 52 F
Apr Temp 45 to 75 F
Jul Temp 68 to 92 F
Oct Temp 47 to 74 F
Annual Precip 18.6 inches
Station CROSBYTON
Distance 24.9 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 53 F
Apr Temp 45 to 75 F
Jul Temp 67 to 93 F
Oct Temp 48 to 75 F
Annual Precip 22.9 inches
Station FLOYDADA
Distance 28.9 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 50 F
Apr Temp 43 to 73 F
Jul Temp 66 to 92 F
Oct Temp 46 to 74 F
Annual Precip 20.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income

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

Idalou Public Libraries

Library
Idalou Public Library
208 MAIN ST
Idalou, Texas
(806) 892-2114

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Idalou High Schools

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IDALOU H S
601 S WALNUT
806-892-2123
Serves 252 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10

IDALOU DAEP
601 S WALNUT
806-892-2123
A Non-traditional School
Serves 2 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 2

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