Living in Pecos, TX

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Pecos SnackAbility

4
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
5
Affordability
9.5
Diversity
8
Safety
5
Amenities
8
Education
3
Commute
9

Pecos, TX Crime Report

288
Total Crimes
2,853.2
Total Crimes / 100k People
11.09%
Above National Average

Pecos, TX Cost Of Living

79
Pecos's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average

Pecos, Texas Info Snack

Pecos (/peks/ PAY-ks) is the largest city in and the county seat of Reeves County, Texas, United States. It is in the valley on the west bank of the Pecos River at the eastern edge of the Chihuahuan Desert, in the Trans-Pecos region of west Texas and just below New Mexico's border. The population was 8,780 at the 2010 census. On January 24, 2012, Pecos City appeared on the Forbes 400 as the second fastest-growing small town in the United States. The city is a regional commercial center for ranching, oil and gas production and agriculture. The city is most recognized for its association with the local cultivation of cantaloupes. Pecos claims to be the site of the world's first rodeo on July 4, 1883.
Population
9,814
Unemployment
6.9%
Poverty
10.2%
Median Home
$65,200
Median Income
$63,478
Median Rent
$813

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Population over time in Pecos

Year Population % Change
2017 9,814 2.7%
2016 9,552 2.9%
2015 9,285 2.3%
2014 9,074 1.7%
2013 8,919 1.6%
2012 8,780 1.0%
2011 8,696 0.5%
2010 8,657 0.8%
2009 8,586 -
Crime/100k Pecos TX USA
Violent Crime 1228.5 410.9 368.9
Murder 0.0 4.6 5.0
Robbery 49.5 98.4 86.2
Aggravated Assault 1010.5 256.6 246.8
Property Crime 1624.7 2367.2 2199.5
Burglary 257.6 410.8 376.0
Larceny 1337.4 1713.1 1594.6
Car Theft 29.7 243.2 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Pecos

White
20.8% (2,041)
African American
1.5% (147)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
1.9% (187)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.3% (29)
Two Or More
0.1% (5)
Hispanic
75.5% (7,405)
Race Pecos TX USA
White 20.8% 42.3% 61.1%
African American 1.5% 11.7% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 1.9% 4.6% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.3% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.1% 1.7% 2.4%
Hispanic 75.5% 39.2% 17.8%

Household Income For Pecos, Texas

Less than $10,000
8.1% (79,751)
$10,000 to $14,999
5.1% (50,149)
$15,000 to $24,999
8.8% (86,368)
$25,000 to $34,999
8.3% (81,493)
$35,000 to $49,999
11.2% (109,702)
$50,000 to $74,999
21.6% (212,439)
$75,000 to $99,999
16.6% (163,334)
$100,000 to $149,999
13.1% (128,160)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.8% (47,363)
$200,000 or more
2.3% (22,636)
Income Pecos TX USA
Less than $10,000 8.1% 6.4% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 5.1% 4.4% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 8.8% 9.3% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 8.3% 9.6% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 11.2% 12.8% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 21.6% 17.7% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 16.6% 12.2% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 13.1% 14.6% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.8% 6.2% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 2.3% 6.9% 7.0%

Gender in Pecos

Female
50.4% (4,947)
Male
49.6% (4,867)
Gender Pecos TX USA
Female 50.4% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 49.6% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Pecos for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
17.0% (1,668)
9-12th Grade
14.0% (1,373)
High School / GED
29.0% (2,846)
Some College
23.0% (2,257)
Associate's Degree
6.0% (588)
Bachelor's Degree
7.0% (686)
Master's Degree
3.0% (294)
Professional Degree
1.0% (98)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Pecos TX USA
< 9th Grade 17.0% 9.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 14.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 29.0% 25.0% 27.0%
Some College 23.0% 22.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 6.0% 7.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 7.0% 19.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 3.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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