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People

Total Population 541
Male Share of the Population 54.7%
Female Share of the Population 45.3%
Senior Citizens 25.1%
Employed Population 16+ 232
Age of the Population 46

Families

% of people married 53.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 12.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $40,833
% Above Poverty Level 88%
% Below Poverty Level 12%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.3%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 35%
Median Gross Rent $525
Median House Value $51,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 24.6%
US/American 0%
English 12.2%
Irish 16.5%

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

Matador Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 66 miles NE of Lubbock, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 213 miles SW of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
County Motley
Standard Zip Codes 79244
Phone Area Codes 806
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.011
Longitude -100.821

Matador 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 MATADOR
Distance 0.7 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 53 F
Apr Temp 47 to 75 F
Jul Temp 70 to 95 F
Oct Temp 50 to 76 F
Annual Precip 22.9 inches
Station TURKEY
Distance 27.2 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 53 F
Apr Temp 45 to 76 F
Jul Temp 68 to 95 F
Oct Temp 47 to 76 F
Annual Precip 22.3 inches
Station FLOYDADA
Distance 29.5 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 50 F
Apr Temp 43 to 73 F
Jul Temp 66 to 92 F
Oct Temp 46 to 74 F
Annual Precip 20.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income

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

Matador Public Libraries

Library
Motley County Library
1105 MAIN ST
Matador, Texas
(806) 347-2717

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Matador High Schools

MOTLEY COUNTY SCHOOL
1600 BUNDY
806-347-2676
A Title I School.
Serves 184 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 8.1

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