Ropesville, Texas

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Ropesville, Texas

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Ropesville Racial Diversity
Low Property Crime
(vs. State)
Top 7% Ropesville Low Property Crime
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 8% Ropesville Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Ropesville, Texas

Comparing Ropesville 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
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 10
Racial Diversity 10 7
Male Share of the Population 9 9
Senior Citizens 3 4
Well-Paid Single Men 2 3
Female Share of the Population 2 2
Age of the Population 2 3


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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 4 6
Median Family Income 2 3
College Educated Adults 2 2
People in Middle Class or Better 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 8 8
Working at Home 5 6
Walking and Biking to Work 2 2
Public Transportation Use 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 10
Affordability of Rents 8 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 5
Housing Recently Built 5 2
People Living Alone 2 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 9 10
Low Violent Crime 5 7

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Ropesville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 20 miles SW of Lubbock, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 277 miles NE of El Paso, Texas
County Hockley
Standard Zip Codes 79358
Phone Area Codes 806
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.413
Longitude -102.153

Ropesville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 17 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 53 F
Apr Temp 42 to 76 F
Jul Temp 65 to 93 F
Oct Temp 45 to 76 F
Annual Precip 19.5 inches
Distance 17.2 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 54 F
Apr Temp 44 to 76 F
Jul Temp 67 to 93 F
Oct Temp 47 to 76 F
Annual Precip 18.8 inches
Station TAHOKA
Distance 26.6 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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Ropesville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 517 100%
Male 260 50.3%
Female 257 49.7%
Under 18 172 33.3%
18+ 345 66.7%
65+ 60 11.6%
Median Age 32.7
Average Family Size 3.32
White 452 87.4%
African-American 11 2.1%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 5 1%
Other 31 6%
Mixed Race 18 3.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 275 53.2%

Estimated Ropesville Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 524
Growth 7
Growth % 1.4%

Ropesville 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) 69.3%
US/American 17.5%
Irish 4.8%
English 4.1%
German 1.9%
Swedish 0.9%
Italian 0.6%
Scottish 0.4%
German Russian 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Ropesville 517 $31,250
Brownfield 9,488 $32,076
Levelland 12,866 $32,408
Meadow 658 $34,167
New Home 320 $42,083
Smyer 480 $32,000
Wolfforth 2,554 $40,694
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Ropesville High Schools (2004)

(Sorted by Number of Students)

A Title I School.
Serves 352 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.6

A Non-traditional School
Serves 2 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 2

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