Iraan, Texas

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Iraan strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Texas):

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Top 2% trophy Iraan Short Commute Times

Comparative Profile of Iraan, Texas

Comparing Iraan 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
Male Share of the Population 9 9
Racial Diversity 7 2
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 4
Well-Paid Single Men 6 7
Age of the Population 2 4
Female Share of the Population 2 2
Senior Citizens 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 9
Average Household Size 10 8


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 10 10
Walking and Biking to Work 10 10
Public Transportation Use 5 5
Working at Home 5 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 10
Affordability of Rents 9 9
Housing Recently Built 5 3
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 3
People Living Alone 1 3

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Iraan Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 70 miles SE of Odessa, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 228 miles NW of San Antonio, Texas
County Pecos
P.O. Box Zip Codes 79744
Phone Area Codes 432
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 30.913
Longitude -101.897

Iraan Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 16.4 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 62 F
Apr Temp 50 to 83 F
Jul Temp 71 to 96 F
Oct Temp 52 to 80 F
Annual Precip 14.9 inches
Distance 24 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 60 F
Apr Temp 51 to 82 F
Jul Temp 70 to 96 F
Oct Temp 53 to 79 F
Annual Precip 15.3 inches
Station CRANE 2 E
Distance 41.8 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 60 F
Apr Temp 52 to 81 F
Jul Temp 72 to 95 F
Oct Temp 53 to 79 F
Annual Precip 15.3 inches
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Iraan Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,238 100%
Male 623 50.3%
Female 615 49.7%
Under 18 402 32.5%
18+ 836 67.5%
65+ 122 9.9%
Median Age 33
Average Family Size 3.37
White 1,139 92%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 77 6.2%
Mixed Race 20 1.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 452 36.5%

Estimated Iraan Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,172
Growth -66
Growth % -5.3%

Iraan 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
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 44.7%
English 16%
Irish 12.1%
German 9.8%
US/American 5.8%
Scotch-Irish 3%
Scottish 2%
French (except Basque) 1.6%
Dutch 1.4%
Swedish 0.9%
European 0.6%
Italian 0.6%
Slavic 0.5%
Belgian 0.4%
Canadian 0.4%
Czechoslovakian 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Iraan 1,238 $48,207
McCamey 1,805 $28,906
Rankin 800 $41,250

Iraan Public Libraries

Iraan Public Library
120 W 5TH ST
Iraan, Texas
(432) 639-2235

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Iraan High Schools (2004)

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A Title I School.
Serves 150 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 9.1

A Non-traditional School
A Title I School.
Serves 76 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 9.5

Iraan Colleges

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