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Hereford is a city in Deaf Smith County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for Hereford cattle
The latitude of Hereford is 34.815N. The longitude is -102.397W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 3,816 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 14,428.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Hereford demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Deaf Smith 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 79045 ZIP code.
7% of Hereford residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Hereford ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Hereford was $12,787, compared with $21,587 nationally.
12% of Hereford residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Hereford, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $287. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $651.
Libraries in Hereford include Deaf Smith County Library ... View libraries
Deaf Smith County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hereford political report.
The average commute time for Hereford workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Hereford between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of .7 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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