Panhandle Information

Panhandle Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Panhandle, TX

General Panhandle Information

State: Texas

County: Carson County

Close cities: Shamrock, TX

Panhandle Population (census data)
Total 2,522 (-2.3% since 2000)
Male 1,199 (47.5%)
Female 1,323 (52.5%)

Population Density: 1,185 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 74.1 (US Avg is 100)

Panhandle Elevation: 3,456 feet above sea level

Land Area: 2.13 square miles

Median Household Income: $58,150

Zip Codes: 79068.

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Panhandle Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (88.8%)
  • Hispanic (9.0%)
  • Other race (3.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • American Indian (1.1%)
  • Black (0.7%)
Ancestry Information:
  • Irish (13.8%)
  • United States (13.4%)
  • German (13.4%)
  • English (9.6%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3.4%)
  • Polish (2.6%)
Foriegn Born: 94 people (3.7%)
  • Latin America (87.9%)
  • Europe (12.1%)

Local Panhandle Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Texas Rangers, Houston Astros
NFL Football: Dallas Cowboys, Houston Texans
NBA Basketball: Dallas Mavericks, San Antonio Spurs
NHL Hockey: Dallas Stars
NCAA Sports: Texas Tech University, University of North Texas

Panhandle School Information

High Schools
Panhandle High School (106 W 11th Street, Panhandle, TX, 79068 - Panhandle ISD District)
Panhandle Junior High (1001 Elsie Avenue, Panhandle, TX, 79068 - Panhandle ISD District)
Elementary Schools
Panhandle Elementary (106 9th Street, Panhandle, TX, 79068 - Panhandle ISD District)

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