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People

Total Population 1,593
Male Share of the Population 51.4%
Female Share of the Population 48.6%
Senior Citizens 14.1%
Employed Population 16+ 678
Age of the Population 35

Families

% of people married 59.9%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 11.4%
Median Earnings25+ $32,012
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $31,125
Median Earnings With High School Degree $31,188

Wealth

Median Family Income $53,750
% Above Poverty Level 85.2%
% Below Poverty Level 14.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 3.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 7.3%
Median Gross Rent $670
Median House Value $89,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 60.6%
US/American 0%
English 8.6%
Irish 10%

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

Wheeler Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 89 miles E of Amarillo, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 155 miles W of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
County Wheeler
Standard Zip Codes 79096
Phone Area Codes 806
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.445
Longitude -100.27

Wheeler 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 SHAMROCK 2
Distance 15.9 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 48 F
Apr Temp 44 to 72 F
Jul Temp 68 to 93 F
Oct Temp 47 to 73 F
Annual Precip 24.3 inches
Station REYDON 2 SSE
Distance 23.8 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 48 F
Apr Temp 43 to 72 F
Jul Temp 67 to 94 F
Oct Temp 45 to 74 F
Annual Precip 24.4 inches
Station ERICK
Distance 27.7 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 49 F
Apr Temp 43 to 72 F
Jul Temp 67 to 94 F
Oct Temp 45 to 74 F
Annual Precip 26.1 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/.

Wheeler Public Libraries

Library
Wheeler Public Library
306 S CANADIAN ST
Wheeler, Texas
(806) 826-5977

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Wheeler Hospitals

PARKVIEW HOSPITAL
(Government - Hospital District or Authority)
901 S. SWEETWATER
(806) 826-5581
Emergency Service: No

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Wheeler High Schools

WHEELER SCHOOL
1 MUSTANG DR
806-826-5534
A Title I School.
Serves 300 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.7

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