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   (County: Presidio County)

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Demographics Analysis

The people of Marfa City, Texas give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Marfa City, Texas)

Male:

Under 5 years : 104

5 to 9 years : 30

10 to 14 years : 34

15 to 17 years : 39

18 and 19 years : 58

20 years : 0

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 0

25 to 29 years : 0

30 to 34 years : 40

35 to 39 years : 52

40 to 44 years : 59

45 to 49 years : 22

50 to 54 years : 64

55 to 59 years : 79

60 and 61 years : 17

62 to 64 years : 43

65 and 66 years : 0

67 to 69 years : 41

70 to 74 years : 58

75 to 79 years : 15

80 to 84 years : 31

85 years and over : 47

Female:

Under 5 years : 45

5 to 9 years : 33

10 to 14 years : 0

15 to 17 years : 9

18 and 19 years : 9

20 years : 9

21 years : 53

22 to 24 years : 0

25 to 29 years : 43

30 to 34 years : 15

35 to 39 years : 29

40 to 44 years : 102

45 to 49 years : 57

50 to 54 years : 39

55 to 59 years : 162

60 and 61 years : 6

62 to 64 years : 41

65 and 66 years : 30

67 to 69 years : 24

70 to 74 years : 34

75 to 79 years : 61

80 to 84 years : 77

85 years and over : 41


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Marfa City, Texas)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 1,351

Multiple ancestry : 304

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 0

Ancestry not reported : 97


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Marfa City, Texas)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 1,561

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 3

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 61

Not a U.S. citizen : 127


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Marfa City, Texas)

Total:

Under 5 years : 149

5 to 17 years : 145

18 to 24 years : 129

25 to 34 years : 98

35 to 44 years : 242

45 to 54 years : 182

55 to 59 years : 241

60 and 61 years : 23

62 to 64 years : 84

65 to 74 years : 187

75 years and over : 272

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 149

5 to 17 years : 84

18 to 24 years : 113

25 to 34 years : 33

35 to 44 years : 214

45 to 54 years : 120

55 to 59 years : 193

60 and 61 years : 18

62 to 64 years : 71

65 to 74 years : 160

75 years and over : 233

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 39

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 8

35 to 44 years : 21

45 to 54 years : 28

55 to 59 years : 32

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 27

75 years and over : 18

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 3

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 22

18 to 24 years : 16

25 to 34 years : 57

35 to 44 years : 7

45 to 54 years : 34

55 to 59 years : 16

60 and 61 years : 5

62 to 64 years : 13

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 18


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Marfa City, Texas)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 617

Female : 771

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 111

Female : 62

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 3

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 102

Female : 86


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Marfa City, Texas)

Born in state of residence : 1,004

Born in other state in the United States : 173

Native: born outside the United States : 3

Foreign born : 69


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Marfa City, Texas)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 218

Now married, except separated : 562

Divorced : 183

Separated : 29

Widowed : 172

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 56

Now married, except separated : 113

Divorced : 4

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 3

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 39

Now married, except separated : 116

Divorced : 8

Separated : 3

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Marfa City, Texas)

Speak only English : 588

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 756

Speak English less than "very well" : 235

German:

Speak English "very well" : 24

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Marfa City, Texas

  • Other Groups: 1,512   (72.0%)
  • United States Or American: 134   (6.4%)
  • German: 116   (5.5%)
  • English: 101   (4.8%)
  • Irish: 100   (4.8%)
  • Scottish: 25   (1.2%)
  • Scotch-irish: 23   (1.1%)
  • Dutch: 21   (1.0%)
  • European: 11   (0.5%)
  • Swedish: 10   (0.5%)
  • French (except Basque): 9   (0.4%)
  • Czech: 8   (0.4%)
  • Italian: 7   (0.3%)
  • Welsh: 5   (0.2%)
  • Polish: 5   (0.2%)
  • French Canadian: 4   (0.2%)
  • Estonian: 3   (0.1%)
  • New Zealander: 3   (0.1%)
  • Greek: 2   (0.1%)
  • Slavic: 2   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Marfa City, Texas is 1,752



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Marfa City, Texas: 833
Female Population in Marfa City, Texas: 919


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Marfa City, Texas: 46.0
Median Female Resident Age in Marfa City, Texas: 56.4


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Texas is 34


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Marfa City, Texas


White


Both sexes

45.7

Male

43.7

Female

47.7

Black or African American


Both sexes

13.0

Male

5.5

Female

13.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

20.5

Male

13.5

Female

23.0

Asian


Both sexes

34.5

Male

0.0

Female

34.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

38.0

Male

37.5

Female

38.0

Two or More Races


Both sexes

31.0

Male

34.8

Female

26.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

41.6

Male

40.4

Female

42.4

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

52.1

Male

50.3

Female

53.8


(updated 2010)



Races in Marfa City, Texas


  • White: 1,249
  • African American: 0
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 30
  • Some Other Race: 392
  • Two or More Races: 81



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Marfa City, Texas citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Marfa City, Texas

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 31   (4.44%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 12   (1.72%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 44   (6.3%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 34   (4.87%)
  • 9th Grade: 16   (2.29%)
  • 10th Grade: 32   (4.58%)
  • 11th Grade: 42   (6.02%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 16   (2.29%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 188   (26.93%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 34   (4.87%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 72   (10.32%)
  • Associate Degree: 29   (4.15%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 87   (12.46%)
  • Master's Degree: 41   (5.87%)
  • Professional School Degree: 8   (1.15%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 12   (1.72%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 40   (5.39%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 35   (4.72%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 46   (6.2%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 51   (6.87%)
  • 9th Grade: 27   (3.64%)
  • 10th Grade: 24   (3.23%)
  • 11th Grade: 17   (2.29%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 34   (4.58%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 205   (27.63%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 45   (6.06%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 67   (9.03%)
  • Associate Degree: 30   (4.04%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 52   (7.01%)
  • Master's Degree: 52   (7.01%)
  • Professional School Degree: 12   (1.62%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 5   (0.67%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Marfa City, Texas

  • Marfa Isd


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: P O Box T, Marfa, TX 79843, Phone: (432) 729-4252, Students: 440 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Marfa City, Texas

  • Marfa El


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: P O Box T, Marfa, TX 79843, Phone: (432) 729-4252, Students: 230 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Marfa City, Texas

  • Marfa Junior/senior High


    ( Grades: 7-12, Location: 300 N Gonzales St, Marfa, TX 79843, Phone: (432) 729-4252, Students: 210 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Marfa City, Texas

  • Marfa Public Library


    115 E Oak St, Marfa, TX 79843

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Marfa City, Texas


  • Ballroom Cultural Arts Foundation


    , Marfa, TX 79843

  • Chinati Foundation


    Po Box 1135, Marfa, TX 79843
    http://www.chinati.org

  • Fort Da Russell


    Marfa Foundation, Marfa, TX 79843

  • International Womans Foundation


    Po Box 445, Marfa, TX 79843

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Marfa City, Texas affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Marfa City, Texas.

Area Features of Marfa City, Texas


Airport


(1) Candelaria Airport   (2) Cibolo Creek Ranch Airport   (3) Hot Springs Airport  

Arroyo


(1) Chambers Draw  

Basin


(1) Cienega Basin  

Building


(1) El Paisano Hotel   (2) Marfa And Presidio County Museum   (3) Marfa City - County Emergency Medical Service   (4) Marfa City Hall   (5) Marfa Police Department   (6) Marfa Volunteer Fire Department   (7) Presidio County Sheriff S Office   (8) United States Border Patrol Station  

Cemetery


(1) Chinati Cemetery  

Church


(1) Sacred Heart Church   (2) Saint Teresa Church  

Civil


(1) City Of Marfa   (2) Marfa Division   (3) Presidio County  

Dam


(1) San Esteban Lake Dam   (2) Soil Conservation Service Site 1 Dam  

Falls


(1) Capote Falls  

Locale


(1) Allison Ranch   (2) Benavides Ranch   (3) Big Shanon Windmill   (4) Brite Ranch   (5) Capote Ranch   (6) Chambers Ranch   (7) Chinati   (8) Clenega Windmill   (9) Comedor Crossing   (10) El Campo De Laventana   (11) El Fortin Del Cibolo Historic District   (12) High Lonesome Windmill   (13) La Presa Crossing   (14) Little Shannon Windmill   (15) Long Hollow Windmill   (16) Loveless Ranch   (17) Lower Los Fresnos Crossing   (18) Mccuthen Ranch   (19) Nunez Ranch   (20) Oil Well Windmill   (21) Perdiz   (22) Prietos Bar   (23) Rancho Cielo   (24) Sparks Crossing   (25) Split Peak Windmill   (26) Vado Crossing   (27) Vizcaino Ranch   (28) Wood Ranch  

Mine


(1) Burney Mine   (2) Loma Plata Mine   (3) San Antonio Mine  

Park


(1) Chinati Mountains State Natural Area   (2) Coffield Park   (3) Las Palomas Wildlife Management Area - Ocotillo Unit  

Populated Place


(1) Cadelaria   (2) Candelaria   (3) Chaffin Place   (4) Chinati   (5) Las Lulas   (6) Marfa   (7) Pueblo Nuevo   (8) Ruidosa   (9) Ryan   (10) Tinaja  

Post Office


(1) Marfa Post Office  

Range


(1) Chinati Mountains   (2) Cuesta Del Burro   (3) Oak Hills  

Reservoir


(1) Back Tank   (2) Cement Tank   (3) Cruz Tank   (4) Hoya Tank   (5) Mesa Tank   (6) Middle Tank   (7) Perdis Tank   (8) Presa Chino   (9) Presa Llorona   (10) Presa Rincon   (11) Presa Viruelas   (12) Red Tank   (13) San Estaban Lake   (14) Soil Conservation Service Site 1 Reservoir  

Ridge


(1) Cuesta Del Burro  

School


(1) Marfa Elementary School   (2) Marfa High School   (3) Ruidosa School  

Spring


(1) Adobe Spring   (2) Bull Spring   (3) Capote Springs   (4) Chupadera Pila   (5) Deck Spring   (6) Hot Springs   (7) Indian Spring   (8) Mccomb Spring   (9) Mexican Spring   (10) Naegele Springs   (11) Nixon Spring   (12) Ojo Acebuche   (13) Ojo Agua Zarca   (14) Ojo Alamito   (15) Ojo Bonito   (16) Ojo Bonito Spring   (17) Ojo Carrizo   (18) Ranchita Spring   (19) Ruidosa Hot Springs   (20) San Jose Spring   (21) Tijeras Spring   (22) Trough Canyon Spring   (23) Widow Spring  

Stream


(1) Capote Creek   (2) Cat Creek   (3) Hot Springs Creek   (4) Indian Creek   (5) Julio Creek   (6) La Cienega   (7) Mccomb Creek   (8) Naegele Creek   (9) North Fork Alamito Creek   (10) Oak Creek   (11) Oso Creek   (12) Perdiz Creek   (13) Savcito Creek   (14) South Fork Alamito Creek   (15) Walker Creek  

Summit


(1) Aguja   (2) Black Hills   (3) Capote Peak   (4) Cathedral Peak   (5) Cerro Chino   (6) Cerro De La Cruz   (7) Cerro Pardo   (8) Chinati Peak   (9) Cleveland Peak   (10) El Macho   (11) Frenchman Hills   (12) La Mesa   (13) Loma Blanca   (14) Rancheria Hills   (15) Sierra Parda  

Swamp


(1) La Cienega  

Valley


(1) Arenoso Arroyo   (2) Arroyo Baviza   (3) Arroyo Chupaderos   (4) Arroyo Cienega   (5) Arroyo Escondido   (6) Arroyo Palo Blanco   (7) Arroyo Panales   (8) Arroyo San Carlos   (9) Arroyo Tinaja Blanca   (10) Big Trestle Draw   (11) Boulder Canyon   (12) Bueyes Arroyo   (13) Burro Draw   (14) Ca On Cinco De Mayo   (15) Ca On De Caballo   (16) Ca On Tinaja Prieta   (17) Capote Draw   (18) Chilicote Canyon   (19) Cold Water Canyon   (20) Colquitt Draw   (21) Cuervo Draw   (22) Doll Canyon   (23) El Muerto Arroyo   (24) Fourmile Draw   (25) Gato Arroyo   (26) Greenlee Draw   (27) Long Draw   (28) Mccomb Canyon   (29) Musgrave Canyon   (30) Owls Nest Canyon   (31) Panales Arroyo   (32) Pinto Canyon   (33) Red Mill Draw   (34) San Antonio Canyon   (35) Sanguijuela Arroyo   (36) Tigner Canyon   (37) Tijeras Arroyo   (38) Trough Canyon  

Well


(1) Lucky Strike Well   (2) Red Well   (3) Snyder Well  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Marfa City, Texas

79843 (pop. 2,670)


Cities Nearby Marfa City, Texas

Marfa Ccd, TX  (pop. 2,312) 12.8 Miles
Fort Davis Cdp, TX  (pop. 915) 21.0 Miles
Alpine City, TX  (pop. 6,255) 21.7 Miles
Fort Davis Ccd, TX  (pop. 1,937) 23.8 Miles
Valentine Town, TX  (pop. 176) 33.9 Miles
Valentine Ccd, TX  (pop. 255) 34.8 Miles
Alpine Ccd, TX  (pop. 8,782) 36.9 Miles
Marathon Cdp, TX  (pop. 402) 47.2 Miles
Balmorhea City, TX  (pop. 662) 49.4 Miles



Area Code(s) in Marfa City, Texas

432



Elevation in Marfa City, Texas is 4,692.0 ft. (1,430.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Marfa City, Texas

Lat: 30.311863 N        Long: -104.024779 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Marfa City, Texas need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Texas

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.20 6.17 4.03 6.25 0.00 5.78
  Total Electric Industry 7.20 6.17 4.03 6.25 0.00 5.78
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.57 6.58 4.15 6.20 0.00 6.06
  Total Electric Industry 7.57 6.58 4.15 6.20 0.00 6.06
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.74 6.73 4.20 6.34 0.00 6.16
  Total Electric Industry 7.74 6.73 4.20 6.34 0.00 6.16
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.00 6.94 4.32 6.68 0.00 6.39
  Total Electric Industry 8.00 6.94 4.32 6.68 0.00 6.39
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.08 7.04 4.27 6.79 0.00 6.42
  Total Electric Industry 8.08 7.04 4.27 6.79 0.00 6.42
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.71 6.64 3.98 6.44 0.00 6.10
  Total Electric Industry 7.71 6.64 3.98 6.44 0.00 6.10
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.77 6.71 4.03 6.44 0.00 6.16
  Total Electric Industry 7.77 6.71 4.03 6.44 0.00 6.16
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.82 6.74 4.05 6.45 0.00 6.17
  Total Electric Industry 7.82 6.74 4.05 6.45 0.00 6.17
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.65 6.57 3.94 6.40 0.00 6.07
  Total Electric Industry 7.65 6.57 3.94 6.40 0.00 6.07
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.55 6.52 3.97 6.36 0.00 6.04
  Total Electric Industry 7.55 6.52 3.97 6.36 0.00 6.04
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.96 6.88 4.42 6.77 0.00 6.49
  Total Electric Industry 7.96 6.88 4.42 6.77 0.00 6.49
2001              
  Delivery-Only Service 3.68 1.59 0.93 6.53 0.00 1.56
  Energy-Only Providers 5.86 7.35 0.00 401.22 0.00 4.74
  Full-Service Providers 8.86 7.74 5.29 7.52 0.00 7.39
  Total Electric Industry 8.86 7.74 5.27 7.56 0.00 7.38
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 8.05 6.95 4.66 6.55 0.00 6.62
  Total Electric Industry 8.05 6.95 4.66 6.55 0.00 6.62
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 9.16 7.84 5.27 0.00 6.62 7.50
  Total Electric Industry 9.16 7.84 5.27 0.00 6.62 7.50
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 9.73 7.90 5.87 0.00 7.02 7.95
  Total Electric Industry 9.73 7.90 5.87 0.00 7.02 7.95
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 10.93 8.85 7.14 0.00 8.45 9.14
  Total Electric Industry 10.93 8.85 7.14 0.00 8.45 9.14
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 12.86 9.85 7.82 0.00 8.42 10.34
  Total Electric Industry 12.86 9.85 7.82 0.00 8.42 10.34

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Marfa City, Texas

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 5   (0.6%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 4   (0.5%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 30   (3.4%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 39   (4.4%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 55   (6.2%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 127   (14.4%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 226   (25.5%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 167   (18.9%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 60   (6.8%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 55   (6.2%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 18   (2.0%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 11   (1.2%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 41   (4.6%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 47   (5.3%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Marfa City, Texas)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 470

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 43

In 3-person carpool : 0

In 4-person carpool : 23

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 0

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 6

Walked : 152

Other means : 0

Worked at home : 52


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Marfa City, Texas)

Less than 5 minutes : 226

5 to 9 minutes : 196

10 to 14 minutes : 112

15 to 19 minutes : 24

20 to 24 minutes : 14

25 to 29 minutes : 44

30 to 34 minutes : 27

35 to 39 minutes : 6

40 to 44 minutes : 0

45 to 59 minutes : 17

60 to 89 minutes : 16

90 or more minutes : 12


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Marfa City, Texas)

With Social Security income : 357

No Social Security income : 466


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Marfa City, Texas)

With retirement income : 168

No retirement income : 655


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Marfa City, Texas)

Less than $10,000 : 36

$10,000 to $14,999 : 65

$15,000 to $19,999 : 17

$20,000 to $24,999 : 36

$25,000 to $29,999 : 5

$30,000 to $34,999 : 40

$35,000 to $39,999 : 38

$40,000 to $44,999 : 49

$45,000 to $49,999 : 26

$50,000 to $59,999 : 15

$60,000 to $74,999 : 47

$75,000 to $99,999 : 51

$100,000 to $124,999 : 56

$125,000 to $149,999 : 23

$150,000 to $199,999 : 11

$200,000 or more : 12


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Marfa City, Texas)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $43,852


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Marfa City, Texas

  • KVLF (1240 AM; 1.0 kW; Alpine, TX; Owner: Big Bend Broadcasters, Inc)
  • NEW (1490 AM; 1.0 kW; Alpine, TX; Owner: Trade Media Corporation)

FM Radio Stations Near Marfa City, Texas

  • NEW (104.5 FM; Fort Davis, TX; Owner: Able Radio Corporation)
  • NEW (88.1 FM; Alpine, TX; Owner: Rv Ministries, Inc.)
  • NEW (88.5 FM; Fort Davis, TX; Owner: Houston Christian Broadcasters, Inc.)
  • NEW (88.7 FM; Fort Davis, TX; Owner: Marfa Public Radio)
  • NEW (89.3 FM; Alpine, TX; Owner: Hispanic Outreach Ministry, Inc.)
  • NEW (89.3 FM; Marfa, TX; Owner: La Promesa Foundation)
  • NEW (90.3 FM; Alpine, TX; Owner: Rv Ministries, Inc.)
  • NEW (91.7 FM; Alpine, TX; Owner: Texas Public Radio)
  • KALP (92.7 FM; Alpine, TX; Owner: Rio Grande Broadcasting Company)
  • KRTS (93.5 FM; Fort Davis, TX; Owner: Marfa Public Radio Corporation)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Marfa City, Texas

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 94  (19.8%)
  • Service Occupations: 113  (23.8%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 84  (17.7%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 24  (5.1%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 117  (24.6%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 135  (30.3%)
  • Service Occupations: 104  (23.4%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 164  (36.9%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 7  (1.6%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 10  (2.2%)


(updated 2010)





There are 65 Farms In Marfa City, Texas


(updated 2008)



Banks In Marfa City, Texas

Big Bend Banks, N.a. - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $109.5k
    Industry Specialization: Other < $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 2

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Marfa City, Texas

  • Alpine Casparis Municipal


    (about 21.0 miles in Alpine, Texas; Airport Code: ALE)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Marfa City, Texas

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

73.96%

Carpooled

15.43%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.0%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.22%

Bicycle

0.22%

Walked

5.58%

Other Means

1.42%

Worked At Home

3.17%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Marfa City, Texas, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Marfa City, Texas)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 396

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 7

Female householder, no husband present : 124

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 276

Householder not living alone : 20


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Marfa City, Texas)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 7

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 8

All other households : 808


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Marfa City, Texas)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 365

Renter-occupied housing units : 31

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 7

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 67

Renter-occupied housing units : 57

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 200

Renter-occupied housing units : 96


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Marfa City, Texas)

Less than $10,000 : 154

$10,000 to $14,999 : 83

$15,000 to $19,999 : 37

$20,000 to $24,999 : 53

$25,000 to $29,999 : 13

$30,000 to $34,999 : 46

$35,000 to $39,999 : 77

$40,000 to $44,999 : 53

$45,000 to $49,999 : 51

$50,000 to $59,999 : 23

$60,000 to $74,999 : 63

$75,000 to $99,999 : 60

$100,000 to $124,999 : 64

$125,000 to $149,999 : 16

$150,000 to $199,999 : 18

$200,000 or more : 12


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Marfa City, Texas)

Total : 1,249


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Marfa City, Texas)

Occupied : 823

Vacant : 426


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Marfa City, Texas)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Marfa City, Texas)

Built 2005 or later : 0

Built 2000 to 2004 : 23

Built 1990 to 1999 : 45

Built 1980 to 1989 : 168

Built 1970 to 1979 : 162

Built 1960 to 1969 : 88

Built 1950 to 1959 : 136

Built 1940 to 1949 : 202

Built 1939 or earlier : 425


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Marfa City, Texas)

Utility gas : 587

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 21

Electricity : 150

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 57

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 0

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 8


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Marfa City, Texas)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 12

$15,000 to $19,999 : 39

$20,000 to $24,999 : 4

$25,000 to $29,999 : 64

$30,000 to $34,999 : 29

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 41

$50,000 to $59,999 : 24

$60,000 to $69,999 : 51

$70,000 to $79,999 : 17

$80,000 to $89,999 : 28

$90,000 to $99,999 : 33

$100,000 to $124,999 : 56

$125,000 to $149,999 : 38

$150,000 to $174,999 : 88

$175,000 to $199,999 : 10

$200,000 to $249,999 : 42

$250,000 to $299,999 : 24

$300,000 to $399,999 : 30

$400,000 to $499,999 : 9

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Marfa City, Texas)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 0

Home equity loan only : 0

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 238

Housing units without a mortgage : 401


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Marfa City, Texas)

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 : $325,000

Built 1990 to 1999 : $29,000

Built 1980 to 1989 : $77,100

Built 1970 to 1979 : $157,400

Built 1960 to 1969 : $91,300

Built 1950 to 1959 : $187,500

Built 1940 to 1949 : $94,400

Built 1939 or earlier : $87,100


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Marfa City, Texas: 60.4%

Percentage of Family Households in Texas: 69.9%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Marfa City, Texas

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2000        
  Single Family 6 6 $400,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

6 6 $400,000
2001        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2002        
  Single Family 2 2 $410,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

2 2 $410,000
2003        
  Single Family 2 2 $62,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

2 2 $62,000
2004        
  Single Family 5 5 $330,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

5 5 $330,000
2005        
  Single Family 7 7 $431,000
  Two Family 1 2 $90,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

8 9 $521,000
2006        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Marfa City, TX): $24,712
Median Household Income In 2000 (Texas): $39,927


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Marfa City): $44,000
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Texas): $77,800


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Marfa City): $294
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Texas): $574


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Marfa City, Texas

Utility Gas: 68.3%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 9.4%
Electricity: 21.1%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.0%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.9%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
No Fuel Used: 0.2%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Marfa City, Texas are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Marfa City, Texas

Big Bend Regional Medical Center Home Health Agenc


     Address: 2600 Hwy 118 North, Alpine, Texas 79830
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 9/24/1984

Pecos County Memorial Hospital Home Health


     Address: 106 East First, Fort Stockton, Texas 79735
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 12/29/2004

American Home Health And Hospice


     Address: 315 South Oak, Pecos, Texas 79772
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 5/31/1989

Ward Memorial Home Health


     Address: 420 South Ike, Monahans, Texas 79756
     Ownership: Government - Combination Govt & Voluntary
     Certified Date: 7/2/1985

Rural Home Health Inc


     Address: 204 West 5th Street, Crane, Texas 79731
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 12/22/1992

Hospitals Close To Marfa City, Texas

Big Bend Regional Medical Center


     Address: 2600 Highway 118 North, Alpine, Texas 79830
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Pecos County Memorial Hospital


     Address: 387 West I 10, Fort Stockton, Texas 79735
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Ward Memorial Hospital


     Address: 406 South Gary St, Monahans, Texas 79756
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Medical Center Hospital


     Address: 500 W 4th Street, Odessa, Texas 79760
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Odessa Regional Hospital


     Address: 520 E 6th Street, Odessa, Texas 79761
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Nursing Homes Close To Marfa City, Texas

Alpine Valley Care Center


     Address: 1003 Loop Rd, Alpine, Texas 79830
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 41
     Percent Occupied: 73%

Fort Stockton Nursing Center


     Address: 501 N Sycamore, Fort Stockton, Texas 79735
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 91
     Percent Occupied: 76%

Pecos Nursing Home


     Address: 1819 Memorial Dr, Pecos, Texas 79772
     Ownership: For Profit - Individual
     Number of Residents: 78
     Percent Occupied: 88%

Monahans Managed Care Center


     Address: 1200 W 15th St, Monahans, Texas 79756
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 49
     Percent Occupied: 54%

Crane Nursing & Rehabilitation Center


     Address: 100 W Campus Dr, Crane, Texas 79731
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 75
     Percent Occupied: 68%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Marfa City, Texas

Name: Comanche Peak
Address: PO Box 1002; Glen Rose, TX 76043
Distance: 390 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Marfa City, Texas

    Retired Workers: 390
    Disabled Workers: 40
    Widowers Workers: 65
    Spouses Workers: 55
    Children Workers: 30


(updated 2007)



Presidio County, Texas Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 61.32%
  • Bush & Cheney 37.83%
  • Other 0.84%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Marfa City, Texas citizens.

Relocation to Presidio County, TX

7.30 % of Presidio County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $27,705

Texas Average 8.37 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Presidio County, TX (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Ector County , TX 1.02 % ($23,379 AGI )
  • Brewster County , TX 0.67 % ($26,632 AGI )
  • El Paso County , TX 0.46 % ($19,538 AGI )

Relocation away from Presidio County, TX

10.76 % of Presidio County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $29,489

Texas Average 7.44 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Presidio County, TX (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Ector County , TX 2.55 % ($21,427 AGI )
  • Brewster County , TX 1.19 % ($33,743 AGI )
  • Midland County , TX 1.09 % ($21,750 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Texas

Low Bracket: (State Income Tax Free)
High Bracket: (State Income Tax Free)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Texas

6.25%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Marfa City, Texas is based on over 50 years of data.























Storms In Marfa City, Texas

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Hail        
06/03/2005, 12:23 am 0 0 $100K --
06/03/2005, 12:00 am 0 0 $50K --
06/02/2005, 11:00 pm 0 0 $25K --
10/06/2004, 11:45 pm 0 0 $50K --
         
Thunderstorm Wind        
08/25/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $20K --
10/14/2006, 12:00 am 0 0 $10K --
07/14/1996, 03:30 pm 0 0 $10K --
         



Hurricanes And Storms In Marfa City, Texas

  • Tropical Depression: CLAUDETTE - July 2003 - Wind Speed: 30 Knots



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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Marfa City, Texas directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Marfa City, Texas

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Rape 1 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 46 0 47 0 0 98 0 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Robbery 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 46 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Assault 2 5 2 8 6 2 3 2 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 92 226 94 388 294 98 158 108 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Burglary 15 7 10 11 11 6 16 10 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 692 316 468 533 540 295 841 538 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Larceny Theft 7 10 10 24 21 40 29 15 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 323 451 468 1,163 1,030 1,967 1,524 806 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Vehicle Theft 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 0 0 0 0 49 98 53 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Arson 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 0 0 47 0 0 49 53 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
1 1 0 2 2 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
6 4 5 9 8 12 12 6 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
3 3 3 5 5 7 6 3 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a


(updated 2013)



Number of Sex Offenders In Texas

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
46,484 44,336 50,559 52,574 571,050 59,105 67,707 71,124 77,693 81,235


(updated 2014)



Jails in Marfa City, Texas


  • Presidio County Jail


    320 North Highland, Marfa, TX 79843
    Capacity: 112
    Confined: 110
    Avg. Population: 94
    Year Built: 1993


(updated 2006)



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