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Farwell, Texas
—  City  —
Location of Farwell, Texas
Coordinates: 34°22′59″N 103°2′18″W / 34.38306°N 103.03833°W / 34.38306; -103.03833
Country United States
State Texas
County Parmer
Area
 - Total 0.8 sq mi (2.1 km2)
 - Land 0.8 sq mi (2.1 km2)
 - Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 4,144 ft (1,263 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 1,364
 - Density 1,666.8/sq mi (643.5/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 79325
Area code(s) 806
FIPS code 48-25548[1]
GNIS feature ID 1357260[2]

Farwell is a city in Parmer County, Texas, United States. The population was 1,364 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Parmer County.[3] It is located just east of Clovis, New Mexico.

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Geography

Farwell is located at 34°22′59″N 103°2′18″W / 34.38306°N 103.03833°W / 34.38306; -103.03833 (34.382919, -103.038339).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.8 square miles (2.1 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,364 people, 499 households, and 346 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,666.8 people per square mile (642.2/km²). There were 560 housing units at an average density of 684.3/sq mi (263.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 75.00% White, 0.44% African American, 0.51% Native American, 1.03% Asian, 20.82% from other races, and 2.20% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 31.96% of the population.

There were 499 households out of which 34.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.9% were married couples living together, 9.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.5% were non-families. 28.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.58 and the average family size was 3.18.

In the city the population was spread out with 27.9% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 24.8% from 25 to 44, 20.6% from 45 to 64, and 19.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 88.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 80.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $29,808, and the median income for a family was $34,676. Males had a median income of $27,448 versus $21,181 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,875. About 13.9% of families and 16.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 22.8% of those under age 18 and 13.7% of those age 65 or over.

Miscellaneous

The City of Farwell is served by the Farwell Independent School District.

References

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. http://geonames.usgs.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  3. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. http://www.naco.org/Template.cfm?Section=Find_a_County&Template=/cffiles/counties/usamap.cfm. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2000 and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2005-05-03. http://www.census.gov/geo/www/gazetteer/gazette.html. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

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