Oldham County Chamber of Commerce
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Community Profile

Oldham County Profile

The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

Communities where neighbors care, family and values are important, people are friendly and opportunities for growth abound.

Location

Located west of Amarillo, bordering New Mexico, Oldham County covers 1501 square miles.

Population

As of 2012 Census
Oldham County 2,060
Adrian............ 166
Vega............ 884
Wildorado (approx.)..200
Boys Ranch (approx)..600

Demographics

Total............2,185
17 and Under.............34.2%
65 and older..............13.0%
85 and older..............1.2%

Median Age...............33.7%
Male..........................1,135
Female......................1,050
White........................93.3%
African-American...........3.3%
Asian........................ .8%
Hispanic....................12.2%

Income and Education

Traffic Count

Texas Department of Transportation 2001 Daily Averages

I-40
I-40 east of Hwy 385 --------------- 13,300
I-40 west of Hwy 385 --------------- 14,000
Hwy 385
South of I-40 ------------------------ 2,300
North of Vega ----------------------- 2,400
In Vega
Just North of I-40 -------------------- 3,600
Between I-40 & business I-40 (66)--- 3,200

Climate

Annual Avg. Temp. 56
Monthly Averages:
January 50
July 89

Day between frost 167

Avg. Annual Precipitation Rainfall 15.83" Snowfall 20.90"

Employment

Services...............369
Government.........275
Agriculture...........145
Retail Trade...........94
Mining...................40
Wholesale Trade....18
Financial................13
Public Utilities........11
Construction............5

Property Tax Rate (2012) $0.668780

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