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People

Total Population 2,605
Male Share of the Population 49.4%
Female Share of the Population 50.6%
Senior Citizens 16.2%
Employed Population 16+ 993
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 53%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 19.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $49,737
% Above Poverty Level 81.7%
% Below Poverty Level 18.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 17 minutes
% Working from Home 0.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.8%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 28.4%
Median Gross Rent $573
Median House Value $67,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 65%
US/American 0%
English 5.1%
Irish 11.7%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Tahoka Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 28 miles S of Lubbock, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 261 miles W of Fort Worth, Texas
County Lynn
Standard Zip Codes 79373
Phone Area Codes 806
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.166
Longitude -101.793

Tahoka 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 TAHOKA
Distance 0.4 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
Station POST
Distance 23.8 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
Station GAIL
Distance 33.5 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 57 F
Apr Temp 49 to 80 F
Jul Temp 69 to 95 F
Oct Temp 51 to 78 F
Annual Precip 19.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Tahoka Public Libraries

Library
City County Library
1717 MAIN ST
Tahoka, Texas
(806) 561-4050

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Tahoka High Schools

TAHOKA H S
2129 MAIN ST
806-561-4538
Serves 238 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 9.7

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