Total Population 5,161
Male Share of the Population 52.3%
Female Share of the Population 47.7%
Senior Citizens 12.9%
Employed Population 16+ 2,224
Age of the Population 33


% of people married 61.7%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 8.6%
Median Earnings25+ $29,190
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $21,479
Median Earnings With High School Degree $33,884


Median Family Income $42,480
% Above Poverty Level 82.1%
% Below Poverty Level 17.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 3.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.4%
% Using Public Transportation %


People Living Alone 26.4%
Median Gross Rent $568
Median House Value $62,800


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 67.5%
US/American 0%
English 4.1%
Irish 1.9%

Muleshoe Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 67 miles NW of Lubbock, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 231 miles E of Albuquerque, New Mexico
County Bailey
Standard Zip Codes 79347
Phone Area Codes 806
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.226
Longitude -102.723

Muleshoe Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station MULESHOE 1
Distance 0.7 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 52 F
Apr Temp 39 to 73 F
Jul Temp 62 to 92 F
Oct Temp 41 to 74 F
Annual Precip 17.3 inches
Station ARCH
Distance 25.9 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 52 F
Apr Temp 37 to 73 F
Jul Temp 62 to 91 F
Oct Temp 40 to 74 F
Annual Precip 14.9 inches
Station OLTON
Distance 33.9 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 51 F
Apr Temp 41 to 72 F
Jul Temp 63 to 90 F
Oct Temp 43 to 73 F
Annual Precip 17.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Amherst 949 $47,656
Bovina 1,784 $43,365
Earth 827 $50,833
Farwell 1,741 $50,170

Muleshoe Public Libraries

Muleshoe Area Public Library
322 W 2ND ST
Muleshoe, Texas
(806) 272-4707

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Muleshoe High Schools

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Serves 408 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.6

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Serves 6 students.

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