Roscoe, Texas

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Roscoe, Texas

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Low Property Crime
(vs. State)
Top 3% trophy Roscoe Low Property Crime
Low Violent Crime
(vs. State)
Top 4% trophy Roscoe Low Violent Crime
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Roscoe Short Commute Times
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Roscoe Racial Diversity
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 16% Roscoe Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Roscoe, Texas

Comparing Roscoe 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 9 5
Senior Citizens 8 9
Female Share of the Population 7 8
Age of the Population 6 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 3
Male Share of the Population 4 3
Well-Paid Single Men 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 8
Average Household Size 8 5


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 10 10
Walking and Biking to Work 5 4
Public Transportation Use 4 4
Working at Home 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 8 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 9
Housing Recently Built 5 2
People Living Alone 4 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 2


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

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Roscoe Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 47 miles W of Abilene, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 188 miles W of Fort Worth, Texas
County Nolan
Standard Zip Codes 79545
Phone Area Codes 325
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 32.445
Longitude -100.538

Roscoe Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station ROSCOE
Distance 0.4 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 55 F
Apr Temp 49 to 78 F
Jul Temp 70 to 94 F
Oct Temp 51 to 76 F
Annual Precip 23.5 inches
Distance 21.6 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 57 F
Apr Temp 48 to 80 F
Jul Temp 70 to 96 F
Oct Temp 50 to 79 F
Annual Precip 19.4 inches
Station SNYDER
Distance 28.9 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 55 F
Apr Temp 47 to 77 F
Jul Temp 69 to 95 F
Oct Temp 50 to 77 F
Annual Precip 22.5 inches
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Roscoe Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,378 100%
Male 652 47.3%
Female 726 52.7%
Under 18 389 28.2%
18+ 989 71.8%
65+ 266 19.3%
Median Age 38.3
Average Family Size 3.09
White 1,036 75.2%
African-American 15 1.1%
Asian 2 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 6 0.4%
Other 278 20.2%
Mixed Race 41 3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 509 36.9%

Estimated Roscoe Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,273
Growth -105
Growth % -7.6%

Roscoe 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) 56.8%
Irish 13.3%
US/American 10.9%
English 7.2%
German 4.9%
Scotch-Irish 3.8%
French (except Basque) 0.6%
Scottish 0.6%
Welsh 0.4%
Austrian 0.4%
Dutch 0.4%
Italian 0.4%
Polish 0.2%
African 0.2%
Czech 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Inadale (79545)
Pyron (79545)
Wastella (79545)

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)
Roscoe 1,378 $28,393
Colorado City 4,281 $27,363
Loraine 656 $26,944
Roby 673 $34,632
Sweetwater 11,415 $29,953
Trent 318 $41,591
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Roscoe High Schools (2004)

(Sorted by Number of Students)

6625 F M 608
A Title I School.
Serves 211 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.9

1101 W 7TH ST
Serves 180 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11

1101 W 7TH ST
A Non-traditional School
Serves 5 students.

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