Lefors, Texas

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Lefors, Texas

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 3% trophy Lefors Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Lefors Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Lefors, Texas

Comparing Lefors 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
Female Share of the Population 8 8
Senior Citizens 8 9
Age of the Population 6 8
Well-Paid Single Women 6 7
Racial Diversity 5 1
Well-Paid Single Men 5 7
Male Share of the Population 3 3
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 6
Average Household Size 5 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 6 8
People Above Poverty 6 7
Median Family Income 5 6
College Educated Adults 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 6 7
Walking and Biking to Work 6 5
Public Transportation Use 5 5
Working at Home 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 10
Affordability of Rents 9 9
People Living Alone 9 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 7
Housing Recently Built 4 1
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 2

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Lefors Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 59 miles E of Amarillo, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 185 miles W of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
County Gray
P.O. Box Zip Codes 79054
Phone Area Codes 806
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.436
Longitude -100.805

Lefors Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station PAMPA 2
Distance 12.8 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 48 F
Apr Temp 41 to 70 F
Jul Temp 66 to 92 F
Oct Temp 45 to 72 F
Annual Precip 22.7 inches
Station MIAMI
Distance 20.6 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 47 F
Apr Temp 41 to 70 F
Jul Temp 66 to 92 F
Oct Temp 44 to 72 F
Annual Precip 23.3 inches
Station SHAMROCK 2
Distance 34.8 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 48 F
Apr Temp 44 to 72 F
Jul Temp 68 to 93 F
Oct Temp 47 to 73 F
Annual Precip 24.3 inches
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Lefors Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 559 100%
Male 262 46.9%
Female 297 53.1%
Under 18 152 27.2%
18+ 407 72.8%
65+ 107 19.1%
Median Age 38.2
Average Family Size 3.05
White 544 97.3%
African-American 1 0.2%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 7 1.3%
Mixed Race 7 1.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 29 5.2%

Estimated Lefors Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 540
Growth -19
Growth % -3.4%

Lefors 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) 26.6%
Irish 21.2%
US/American 19.1%
German 11.6%
English 6.7%
Dutch 5.4%
Scottish 2.4%
Scotch-Irish 1.9%
Italian 1.6%
French (except Basque) 1.3%
Norwegian 1.1%
Dutch West Indian 0.5%
Russian 0.5%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Lefors 559 $38,594
McLean 830 $34,286
Miami 588 $47,656
Mobeetie 107 $39,583
Pampa 17,887 $39,810
Skellytown 610 $37,667
White Deer 1,060 $41,793
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Lefors High Schools (2004)

209 E 5TH ST
A Title I School.
Serves 192 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.1

Lefors Colleges

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