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People

Total Population 1,921
Male Share of the Population 51.1%
Female Share of the Population 48.9%
Senior Citizens 21.8%
Employed Population 16+ 701
Age of the Population 44

Families

% of people married 55.2%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 42.5%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $53,309
% Above Poverty Level 86.2%
% Below Poverty Level 13.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 12 minutes
% Working from Home 10.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 8%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 29.7%
Median Gross Rent $419
Median House Value $125,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 67.3%
US/American 0%
English 7.3%
Irish 8.8%

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

Marfa Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 144 miles SW of Odessa, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 177 miles SE of El Paso, Texas
County Presidio
Standard Zip Codes 79843
Phone Area Codes 432
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 30.307
Longitude -104.018

Marfa 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 MARFA # 2
Distance 0.6 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 59 F
Apr Temp 40 to 78 F
Jul Temp 60 to 89 F
Oct Temp 43 to 77 F
Annual Precip 15.7 inches
Station ALPINE
Distance 21.4 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 61 F
Apr Temp 46 to 79 F
Jul Temp 64 to 89 F
Oct Temp 48 to 78 F
Annual Precip 17.1 inches
Station FORT DAVIS
Distance 26.1 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 61 F
Apr Temp 43 to 79 F
Jul Temp 61 to 90 F
Oct Temp 44 to 78 F
Annual Precip 15.8 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Shafter (79843)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Alpine 6,000 $52,226
Fort Davis 1,112 $53,365

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

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Marfa Public Library
115 E OAK ST
Marfa, Texas
(432) 729-4631

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Marfa High Schools

MARFA JUNIOR/SENIOR HIGH
300 N GONZALES ST
432-729-4861
A Title I School.
Serves 198 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 8.2

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