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Gruver Demographics

Location
Distance in miles to nearby Metropolitan cities
Amarillo, Texas: 90 miles
Guymon, Oklahoma: 33 miles
Borger, Texas: 45 miles
Average Elevation: 3170 feet

Population
  2000 1990 1980 1970
County 5369 5848 6209 6351
City 1162 1183 1216 1265

Climate
Annual Average Temperature: 56.7 degrees F
Average Monthly Temperature January: 33 degrees F
Average Monthly Temperature July: 77.1 degrees F
Average Annual Rainfall: 19.2 inches
Days between Killing Frost: 186

Housing
Average cost per sq. ft. for EXISTING home, single family
High: $32 Low $24
Average cost per month for two-bedroom apartment:
High $325 Low $275
Average cost per month for three-bedroom apartment:
High $400 Low $350

Communications
Newspapers: Hansford Reporter-Statesman, High Plains Observer
Out of town newspaper: Amarillo Daily News
Radio Stations: KXDJ FM, Perryton, Texas
Cable Television: Yes, 23 channels
Telephone Service: AT&T
Post Office: Second Class

Financial
Banks: 1
Plant Financial Assistance Available: Yes

Medical
Hospitals: Hansford County Hospital with 28 Beds, 14 miles,
Rest Home: Yes, 60 beds
Doctors: 2
Dentists: 2
Nearest Regional Health Center: 98 miles
Trained Emergency Transportation?: Yes - Ground: 2, Air: 1

Labor Analysis
Date of Report: February 1998
Work Force: County 2500
Unemployment Rate: 1.8%

Transportation
Highways Serving Area: SH 136, SH 15, FM 278
Motor Freight Carriers: UPS, Merchants Fast Motor, Beaver Express, Fedex
Local Commercial Air Service: No
Commercial Air Service within commuting distance:
Amarillo: 90 miles
Carriers: Southwest, American Eagle, Delta
Local airport runway length: 4700 feet
Paved: Yes, Lights: Yes, Instruments: Yes, Can withstand weight: 12,500 lb
Charter or Private facilities at airport: Yes
Air Freight Carriers service city: Several
Parcel Service: UPS

Agriculture
Major Products grown: Milo, Wheat and Corn
Estimated number of cattle raised/fed/slaughtered in area: 346,125

Other Fuels
Fuel Oil Distributors: 2
LP Gas Distributor: 1

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