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People

Total Population 1,204
Male Share of the Population 58.6%
Female Share of the Population 41.4%
Senior Citizens 17.6%
Employed Population 16+ 349
Age of the Population 38

Families

% of people married 42%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 7.1%
Median Earnings25+ $15,221
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $3,654
Median Earnings With High School Degree $13,839

Wealth

Median Family Income $39,464
% Above Poverty Level 73.5%
% Below Poverty Level 26.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 16 minutes
% Working from Home 8.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 34.7%
Median Gross Rent $444
Median House Value $41,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 58%
US/American 0%
English 5.5%
Irish 6%

Spur Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 58 miles E of Lubbock, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 211 miles W of Fort Worth, Texas
County Dickens
Standard Zip Codes 79370
Phone Area Codes 806
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.476
Longitude -100.855

Spur Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

Station SPUR
Distance 1.7 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 54 F
Apr Temp 44 to 77 F
Jul Temp 67 to 95 F
Oct Temp 48 to 77 F
Annual Precip 18.6 inches
Station CROSBYTON
Distance 25.7 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 POST
Distance 36.6 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 54 F
Apr Temp 47 to 77 F
Jul Temp 70 to 94 F
Oct Temp 51 to 77 F
Annual Precip 21.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Dickens 242 $55,446
Jayton 599 $60,357

Spur Public Libraries

Library
Dickens County Spur Public Library
415 E HILL ST
Spur, Texas
(806) 271-3714

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SPUR SCHOOL
800 N WILLIAMS
806-271-3385
A Title I School.
Serves 294 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 8.8

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