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Potter County, Texas

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Population:

  • Total Population: 113,546
  • Males: 56,638
  • Females: 56,908

Ethnicity:

  • White: 65,492
  • Black/African American: 10,529
  • Hispanic: 32,001
  • Native American/Eskimo: 642
  • Asian: 2,938
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 20
  • Other: 81
  • 2 or more: 1,843

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (78,475)
  2. Spanish (22,325)
  3. Laotian (1,145)
  4. Vietnamese (950)
  5. German (260)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 10,693

  1. Mexico (7,611)
  2. Vietnam (844)
  3. Laos (801)
  4. India (249)
  5. Iraq (105)
  6. Canada (102)
  7. Germany (99)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Southern Baptist Convention (47,234)
  2. Catholic Church (22,935)
  3. United Methodist Church, The (6,811)
  4. Churches of Christ (5,106)
  5. Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) (2,781)

Migrant Health Clinics

  • South Plains Health Provider: 824 Martin Road, Amarillo - (806) 374-7341
  • South Plains Health Provider: 200 South Tyler, Amarillo - (806) 345-7917

Disabilities:

  • Total Reported: 40,642
  • Sensory: 5,398
  • Physical: 10,910
  • Mental: 5,426
  • Self-care: 3,043
  • Go outside home: 7,586
  • Employment: 8,809

Grandparents as caregivers

Grandparents as caregivers: 1,395

Heating fuel:

  • Total Reported: 40,760
  • Utility gas: 32,151
  • Bottled or LP gas: 789
  • Electricity: 7,570
  • Fuel oil, kerosene: 31
  • Coal or Coke: 8
  • Wood: 20
  • Solar Energy: 0
  • Other fuel: 63
  • No fuel used: 128

Vehicles available:

  • Total Reported: 76,819
  • No vehicle: 6,434
  • 1 or more vehicle: 70,385

Education Attainment:

  • No School: 1,656
  • No High School: 5,875
  • Some High School: 12,551
  • High School: 20,323
  • Some College: 16,140
  • Associate's Degree: 3,497
  • College Degree: 6,046
  • Master's Degree: 1,962
  • Professional Degree: 932
  • Doctoral Degree: 445

Household Phones:

  • Households Reporting: 40,760
  • Owners with phone: 24,007
  • Owners without phone: 490
  • Renters with phone: 14,715
  • Renters without phone: 1,548

10 closest counties:

  1. Randall County, Texas
  2. Armstrong County, Texas
  3. Carson County, Texas
  4. Moore County, Texas
  5. Hutchinson County, Texas
  6. Oldham County, Texas
  7. Deaf Smith County, Texas
  8. Swisher County, Texas
  9. Castro County, Texas
  10. Hartley County, Texas

Data Detail

Zip Codes in county:

79012, 79101, 79102, 79103, 79104, 79105, 79106, 79107, 79108, 79111, 79116, 79117, 79120, 79123, 79124, 79159, 79163, 79165, 79166, 79167, 79168, 79170, 79171, 79172, 79174, 79175, 79178, 79180, 79181, 79182, 79184, 79185, 79186, 79187, 79189

Licensed Broadcast Media Outlets:

  • KVII-TV ( TV) AMARILLO, TX
  • KACV-TV (54 TV) AMARILLO, TX
  • KFDA-TV (192 TV) AMARILLO, TX
  • KVIH-TV (204 TV) AMARILLO, TX
  • KACV-FM (89.9 FM) AMARILLO, TX
  • KXGL (100.9 FM) AMARILLO, TX
  • KJJP (105.7 FM) AMARILLO, TX
  • KZIP (1310 AM) AMARILLO, TX
  • KDJW (1360 AM) AMARILLO, TX
  • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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