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Demographics

People

Total Population1,823
Male Share of the Population49.8%
Female Share of the Population50.2%
Senior Citizens22.7%
Employed Population 16+628
Age of the Population43

Families

% of people married55.6%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher39.2%
Median Earnings25+$31,181
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$24,097

Wealth

Median Family Income$54,712
% Above Poverty Level80.3%
% Below Poverty Level19.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time12 minutes
% Working from Home2.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work27.4%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone29.5%
Median Gross Rent$688
Median House Value$115,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)71.7%
Irish9.8%
English7.4%
German4.7%
French Except Basque3.2%
Norwegian1.8%
Swedish1.5%
Dutch0.8%
Italian0.8%
Scottish0.3%
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Marfa Almanac

CategoryValue
County Presidio County
Standard Zip Codes79843
Phone Area Codes432
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude30.31
Approximate Longitude-104.02

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)

StationMARFA # 2
Distance0.6 miles
Jan Temp24 to 59 F
Apr Temp40 to 78 F
Jul Temp60 to 89 F
Oct Temp43 to 77 F
Annual Precip15.7 inches
StationALPINE
Distance21.4 miles
Jan Temp31 to 61 F
Apr Temp46 to 79 F
Jul Temp64 to 89 F
Oct Temp48 to 78 F
Annual Precip17.1 inches
StationFORT DAVIS
Distance26.1 miles
Jan Temp28 to 61 F
Apr Temp43 to 79 F
Jul Temp61 to 90 F
Oct Temp44 to 78 F
Annual Precip15.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Alpine5,973$52,415
Fort Davis1,114$53,421

Marfa Public Libraries

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

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Marfa Public Schools

Marfa Schools
300 N Gonzales St
ZIP: 79843
(432) 729-5500
Other
Total Enrollment 351
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