Lometa, Texas

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Lometa, Texas

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High Points

Lometa 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 Lometa Affordability of Property Taxes
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Lometa Racial Diversity
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Lometa Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Lometa, Texas

Comparing Lometa 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
Racial Diversity 10 6
Male Share of the Population 9 9
Senior Citizens 6 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 3
Age of the Population 3 5
Well-Paid Single Men 2 3
Female Share of the Population 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 6 3
Portion of People Married 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 4 4
Median Family Income 1 2
People Above Poverty 1 1
People in Middle Class or Better 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 8 9
Walking and Biking to Work 7 6
Public Transportation Use 5 6
Short Commute Times 4 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 10
Affordability of Rents 9 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 8
People Living Alone 7 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 7
Housing Recently Built 4 1

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Lometa Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 40 miles W of Killeen, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 76 miles NW of Austin, Texas
County Lampasas
Standard Zip Codes 76853
Phone Area Codes 512
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 31.216
Longitude -98.393

Lometa Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 16.2 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 58 F
Apr Temp 51 to 77 F
Jul Temp 71 to 94 F
Oct Temp 52 to 79 F
Annual Precip 31 inches
Distance 19.7 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 59 F
Apr Temp 54 to 77 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 57 to 79 F
Annual Precip 28.7 inches
Distance 37.4 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 57 F
Apr Temp 52 to 76 F
Jul Temp 71 to 94 F
Oct Temp 54 to 78 F
Annual Precip 28.5 inches
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Lometa Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 782 100%
Male 395 50.5%
Female 387 49.5%
Under 18 262 33.5%
18+ 520 66.5%
65+ 124 15.9%
Median Age 34.4
Average Family Size 3.14
White 650 83.1%
African-American 18 2.3%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 8 1%
Other 90 11.5%
Mixed Race 15 1.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 233 29.8%

Estimated Lometa Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 853
Growth 71
Growth % 9.1%

Lometa 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) 53.1%
US/American 17%
English 11%
Irish 6.8%
German 4%
Scotch-Irish 1.7%
Polish 1.3%
French (except Basque) 0.9%
Dutch 0.9%
West Indian 0.9%
Norwegian 0.6%
Swedish 0.4%
British 0.4%
Canadian 0.4%
Scottish 0.4%
African 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Lometa, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Scallorn (76853)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Lometa 782 $28,125
Evant 393 $30,227
Goldthwaite 1,802 $34,940
Kempner 1,004 $41,094
Lampasas 6,786 $31,012
San Saba 2,637 $31,582
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Lometa High Schools (2004)

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A Title I School.
Serves 322 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.3

A Non-traditional School
A Charter School.
A Title I School.
Serves 70 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.5

Lometa Colleges

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