Throckmorton, Texas

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Throckmorton, Texas

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High Points

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

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Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Throckmorton Short Commute Times
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Throckmorton Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Throckmorton, Texas

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 7 5
Average Household Size 3 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 8 8
People in Middle Class or Better 5 6
Median Family Income 4 5
People Above Poverty 3 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 9 10
Walking and Biking to Work 4 4
Working at Home 4 5
Public Transportation Use 4 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 9 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 7
People Living Alone 6 8
Housing Recently Built 3 1
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 3

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Throckmorton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 59 miles NE of Abilene, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 112 miles W of Fort Worth, Texas
County Throckmorton
Standard Zip Codes 76483
Phone Area Codes 940
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.178
Longitude -99.177

Throckmorton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 0.5 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 55 F
Apr Temp 48 to 77 F
Jul Temp 71 to 97 F
Oct Temp 51 to 79 F
Annual Precip 26.4 inches
Station OLNEY
Distance 27.1 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 56 F
Apr Temp 50 to 79 F
Jul Temp 72 to 97 F
Oct Temp 53 to 79 F
Annual Precip 29.9 inches
Station ALBANY
Distance 32.7 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 55 F
Apr Temp 49 to 77 F
Jul Temp 71 to 95 F
Oct Temp 51 to 78 F
Annual Precip 28.4 inches
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Throckmorton Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 905 100%
Male 453 50.1%
Female 452 49.9%
Under 18 230 25.4%
18+ 675 74.6%
65+ 175 19.3%
Median Age 41.5
Average Family Size 2.87
White 819 90.5%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 66 7.3%
Mixed Race 18 2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 109 12%

Estimated Throckmorton Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 789
Growth -116
Growth % -12.8%

Throckmorton 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) 36%
US/American 25.8%
Irish 10.5%
English 10.1%
German 7%
Scotch-Irish 4.2%
French (except Basque) 1.3%
Norwegian 0.9%
Dutch 0.7%
Scottish 0.7%
Czechoslovakian 0.7%
European 0.6%
Italian 0.4%
Danish 0.4%
Dutch West Indian 0.4%
French Canadian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Throckmorton 905 $36,250
Megargel 248 $36,250
Woodson 296 $30,625

Throckmorton Public Libraries

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Throckmorton, Texas
(940) 849-3076

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Throckmorton High Schools (2004)

A Vocational School
A Title I School.
Serves 70 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 8.3

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