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Tahoka is a city in Lynn County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named after nearby Tahoka Lake.

The latitude of Tahoka is 33.166N. The longitude is -101.793W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 3,081 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,723.


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Median household income
Local
$23,214
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Tahoka demographic reports
The Tahoka daisy, a wildflower with lavender-blue petals and a yellow center, draws its name from this community. The flower was named in 1898, when it was found growing along Tahoka Lake
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 2. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.7 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • No Adult Supervision BBQ & Music Festival - July 27-28, 2007
Dates often change. Check Tahoka web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Pioneer Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Tahoka demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Lynn 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 79373 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

6% of Tahoka residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Tahoka ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Tahoka was $13,145, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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12% of Tahoka residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Tahoka, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $231.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $588.


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Libraries in Tahoka include City County Library ... View libraries

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

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The average commute time for Tahoka workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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