Ransom Canyon, Texas

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Ransom Canyon, Texas

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Ransom Canyon Low Rate of Poverty
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Ransom Canyon People in Middle Class or Better
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Ransom Canyon Median Family Income
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Ransom Canyon College Educated Adults
Low Property Crime
(vs. State)
Top 5% trophy Ransom Canyon Low Property Crime
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Ransom Canyon Well-Paid Single Women
Low Violent Crime
(vs. State)
Top 16% Ransom Canyon Low Violent Crime
Well-Paid Single Men
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Top 16% Ransom Canyon Well-Paid Single Men

Comparative Profile of Ransom Canyon, Texas

Comparing Ransom Canyon 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
Age of the Population 10 10
Well-Paid Single Women 10 10
Well-Paid Single Men 9 9
Male Share of the Population 6 6
Racial Diversity 6 1
Female Share of the Population 5 5
Senior Citizens 4 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 10
Average Household Size 6 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 10 10
People in Middle Class or Better 10 10
Median Family Income 10 10
College Educated Adults 10 10

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 7 7
Working at Home 5 6
Public Transportation Use 4 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 2
People Living Alone 1 1
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1
Affordability of Rents 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 9 10
Low Violent Crime 7 9

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Ransom Canyon Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 10 miles E of Lubbock, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 258 miles W of Fort Worth, Texas
County Lubbock
Metro Area Lubbock
Standard Zip Codes 79364, 79366
Phone Area Codes 806
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.533
Longitude -101.679

Ransom Canyon Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 12.2 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
Distance 26 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 TAHOKA
Distance 26.3 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 53 F
Apr Temp 44 to 75 F
Jul Temp 66 to 92 F
Oct Temp 47 to 76 F
Annual Precip 20.4 inches
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Ransom Canyon Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,011 100%
Male 491 48.6%
Female 520 51.4%
Under 18 222 22%
18+ 789 78%
65+ 136 13.5%
Median Age 45
Average Family Size 2.76
White 963 95.3%
African-American 4 0.4%
Asian 4 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.2%
Other 26 2.6%
Mixed Race 12 1.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 49 4.8%

Estimated Ransom Canyon Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,061
Growth 50
Growth % 4.9%

Ransom Canyon 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
English 26.1%
US/American 16.3%
German 14.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 13.6%
Irish 6.3%
Scotch-Irish 4.9%
Swedish 2.5%
Dutch 2%
Polish 1.7%
Scottish 1.7%
French (except Basque) 1.5%
Italian 1.3%
Norwegian 0.9%
Russian 0.9%
British 0.8%
Lebanese 0.7%
Finnish 0.5%
European 0.5%
Yugoslavian 0.5%
Belgian 0.5%
Acadian/Cajun 0.4%
Greek 0.4%
Welsh 0.4%
Hungarian 0.3%
Danish 0.3%
Iranian 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Southland (79364)

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)
Ransom Canyon 1,011 $85,944
Idalou 2,157 $39,766
Lorenzo 1,372 $31,429
Lubbock 199,564 $41,418
New Deal 708 $40,573
Slaton 6,109 $31,224
Wilson 532 $32,000
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