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"The Town Without a Frown"

Happy is a town in Swisher County. (The community straddles Swisher and Randall counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)

The town was originally named "Happy Draw," by cowboys elated to find water here

The latitude of Happy is 34.743N. The longitude is -101.854W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 3,615 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 629.


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Median household income
Local
$28,393
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Happy demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Happy Draw
Local festivals include:
  • Happy Days - Aug. 17-18, 2007
Dates often change. Check Happy web sites and events links in the sections below.

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Happy demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Swisher County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 79042 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

17% of Happy residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Happy ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Happy was $14,618, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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17% of Happy residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Happy, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $246.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $519.


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Swisher County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Happy political report.

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The average commute time for Happy workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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