Sudan, Texas

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Sudan Racial Diversity
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Sudan Short Commute Times
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 18% Sudan Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Sudan, Texas

Comparing Sudan 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 10 8
Female Share of the Population 9 10
Senior Citizens 7 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 4
Age of the Population 6 8
Well-Paid Single Women 5 7
Well-Paid Single Men 4 5
Male Share of the Population 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 7
Average Household Size 7 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 6 6
Median Family Income 4 5
People in Middle Class or Better 4 6
People Above Poverty 3 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 9 9
Public Transportation Use 7 8
Working at Home 6 8
Walking and Biking to Work 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 9
Affordability of Rents 7 7
People Living Alone 5 7
Housing Recently Built 4 1
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Sudan Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 51 miles NW of Lubbock, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 245 miles E of Albuquerque, New Mexico
County Lamb
Standard Zip Codes 79371
Phone Area Codes 806
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.067
Longitude -102.523

Sudan Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 13.6 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 53 F
Apr Temp 41 to 74 F
Jul Temp 64 to 92 F
Oct Temp 44 to 75 F
Annual Precip 18.6 inches
Station MULESHOE 1
Distance 16.6 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 OLTON
Distance 23.7 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
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Sudan Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,039 100%
Male 472 45.4%
Female 567 54.6%
Under 18 299 28.8%
18+ 740 71.2%
65+ 186 17.9%
Median Age 38.4
Average Family Size 3.07
White 770 74.1%
African-American 56 5.4%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.2%
Other 196 18.9%
Mixed Race 15 1.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 311 29.9%

Estimated Sudan Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,040
Growth 1
Growth % 0.1%

Sudan 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%
US/American 13%
German 9.6%
English 8.7%
Irish 6.4%
Scotch-Irish 1.8%
Dutch 0.9%
Scottish 0.8%
French (except Basque) 0.7%
French Canadian 0.3%
Welsh 0.3%
Swedish 0.3%
Swiss 0.3%
South African 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Goodland (79371)

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)
Sudan 1,039 $37,679
Amherst 791 $25,714
Earth 1,109 $29,688
Littlefield 6,507 $29,842
Muleshoe 4,530 $31,969
Olton 2,288 $25,926
Springlake 135 $20,625
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Sudan High Schools (2004)

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HWY 303
Serves 145 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 7.1

HWY 303
A Non-traditional School
Serves 5 students.

Sudan Colleges

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