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Demographics

People

Total Population671
Male Share of the Population50.8%
Female Share of the Population49.2%
Senior Citizens13%
Employed Population 16+278
Age of the Population32

Families

% of people married59.6%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher13.1%
Median Earnings25+$40,938
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$60,250
Median Earnings With High School Degree$42,292

Wealth

Median Family Income$74,821
% Above Poverty Level82.8%
% Below Poverty Level17.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time20 minutes
% Working from Home1.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work5.8%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone17.4%
Median Gross Rent$556
Median House Value$82,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)45.9%
German12.4%
Irish11.6%
English5.4%
French Except Basque1.2%
Scottish1%
Italian1%
West Indian0.9%
Dutch0.9%
Welsh0.4%
Norwegian0.3%
Polish0.1%
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Velma Almanac

CategoryValue
County Stephens County
P.O. Box Zip Codes73491
Phone Area Codes580
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude34.45
Approximate Longitude-97.66

Velma Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationDUNCAN
Distance16.9 miles
Jan Temp27 to 50 F
Apr Temp49 to 73 F
Jul Temp71 to 94 F
Oct Temp51 to 75 F
Annual Precip36.4 inches
StationLINDSAY 2 W
Distance24.7 miles
Jan Temp24 to 49 F
Apr Temp47 to 73 F
Jul Temp70 to 94 F
Oct Temp49 to 76 F
Annual Precip35.1 inches
StationWALTERS
Distance36.3 miles
Jan Temp25 to 51 F
Apr Temp47 to 74 F
Jul Temp70 to 97 F
Oct Temp50 to 77 F
Annual Precip34 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Comanche1,579$37,386
Duncan23,240$53,347
Loco133$41,250
Tatums136$25,938

Velma Public Schools

Velma-alma Es
901 Main Street
ZIP: 73491
(580) 444-3357
Primary
Total Enrollment 273
Velma-alma Hs
901 Main Street
ZIP: 73491
(580) 444-3356
High
Total Enrollment 128
Velma-alma Ms
901 Main Street
ZIP: 73491
(580) 444-3356
Middle
Total Enrollment 86
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