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Wink, Texas


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Wink, Texas

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Low Violent Crime
(vs. State)
Top 5% trophy Wink Low Violent Crime
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Wink Affordability of Rents
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 12% Wink Affordability of Property Taxes
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Wink Short Commute Times
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. State)
Top 18% Wink Well-Paid Single Women
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Wink Racial Diversity

Comparative Profile of Wink, Texas

Comparing Wink 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
Compared
to State
Female Share of the Population 9 10
Racial Diversity 9 4
Well-Paid Single Women 8 9
Well-Paid Single Men 5 7
Age of the Population 5 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 2
Senior Citizens 3 4
Male Share of the Population 2 2

Families

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
Average Household Size 9 6
Portion of People Married 8 7

Wealth

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
College Educated Adults 7 7
Median Family Income 7 7
People in Middle Class or Better 5 7
People Above Poverty 4 6

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
Short Commute Times 9 9
Walking and Biking to Work 4 4
Public Transportation Use 3 3
Working at Home 1 1

Housing

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
Affordability of Rents 10 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 9
Housing Recently Built 5 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 5
People Living Alone 4 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 2

Crime

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
Low Violent Crime 9 10
Low Property Crime 5 7

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Wink Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 47 miles W of Odessa, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 195 miles E of El Paso, Texas
County Winkler
P.O. Box Zip Codes 79789
Phone Area Codes 432
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 31.751
Longitude -103.159

Wink 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 WINK WINKLER CO AP
Distance 3.3 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 59 F
Apr Temp 48 to 81 F
Jul Temp 70 to 96 F
Oct Temp 50 to 80 F
Annual Precip 12.9 inches
Station PECOS
Distance 30.6 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 60 F
Apr Temp 46 to 83 F
Jul Temp 69 to 99 F
Oct Temp 48 to 82 F
Annual Precip 11.6 inches
Station RED BLUFF DAM
Distance 46.6 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 62 F
Apr Temp 48 to 84 F
Jul Temp 69 to 98 F
Oct Temp 50 to 82 F
Annual Precip 12.1 inches
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Wink Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 919 100%
Male 422 45.9%
Female 497 54.1%
Under 18 292 31.8%
18+ 627 68.2%
65+ 106 11.5%
Median Age 36.6
Average Family Size 3.15
White 787 85.6%
African-American 8 0.9%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.3%
Other 100 10.9%
Mixed Race 21 2.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 212 23.1%

Estimated Wink Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 883
Growth -36
Growth % -3.9%

Wink 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) 47.3%
US/American 19.1%
Irish 12.2%
English 9.2%
German 3.4%
Dutch West Indian 1.8%
French (except Basque) 1.4%
Scottish 1.1%
Italian 1.1%
British 0.9%
Scotch-Irish 0.9%
Swiss 0.7%
Danish 0.4%
Welsh 0.4%
Swedish 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Wink 919 $44,750
Barstow 406 $23,333
Kermit 5,714 $31,690
Monahans 6,821 $36,726
Pyote 131 $30,833
Wickett 455 $30,500
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Wink High Schools (2004)

WINK H S
200 ROSEY DODD
432-527-3432
Serves 156 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 7.3

Wink Colleges

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