Miami, Texas

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Miami, Texas
City
Looking north through Miami along Main Street
Looking north through Miami along Main Street
Location of Miami, Texas
Location of Miami, Texas
Roberts County Miami.svg
Coordinates: 35°41′35″N 100°38′20″W / 35.69306°N 100.63889°W / 35.69306; -100.63889Coordinates: 35°41′35″N 100°38′20″W / 35.69306°N 100.63889°W / 35.69306; -100.63889
Country United States
State Texas
County Roberts
Area
 • Total 1.2 sq mi (3.0 km2)
 • Land 1.2 sq mi (3.0 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 2,756 ft (840 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 597
 • Density 497.5/sq mi (199/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 79059
Area code(s) 806
FIPS code 48-47988[1]
GNIS feature ID 1362688[2]
Website miamitexas.org

Miami (/mˈæmə/ my-AM-uh,[3] unlike Miami, Florida) is a city in Roberts County, Texas, United States. It is part of the Pampa, Texas Micropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 597 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Roberts County[4] and the only municipality in the county.

Geography[edit]

Miami is located at 35°41′35″N 100°38′20″W / 35.693048°N 100.638933°W / 35.693048; -100.638933 (35.693048, -100.638933).[5]

Demographics[edit]

Overlookng Miami from the north

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 588 people, 242 households, and 173 families residing in the city. The population density was 504.0 people per square mile (194.0/km2). There were 283 housing units at an average density of 242.6 per square mile (93.4/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 95.75% White, 0.85% Native American, 0.17% Asian, 1.53% from other races, and 1.70% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.57% of the population.

There were 242 households out of which 31.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.7% were married couples living together, 4.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.1% were non-families. 27.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.43 and the average family size was 2.97.

In the city the population was spread out with 26.0% under the age of 18, 5.1% from 18 to 24, 24.1% from 25 to 44, 29.1% from 45 to 64, and 15.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 95.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $38,875, and the median income for a family was $47,656. Males had a median income of $36,250 versus $22,222 for females. The per capita income for the city was $18,585. About 4.6% of families and 8.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.7% of those under age 18 and 7.5% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

Donna Gill is the superintendent Miami Independent School District.[6] Pre-K through 12th grade students are taught in one building. School web page Miami High School currently provides Spanish to seven area schools via the Texas Virtual School program.

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Miami, Texas (1981–2010 normals)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °F (°C) 83
(28)
85
(29)
92
(33)
98
(37)
103
(39)
108
(42)
107
(42)
104
(40)
104
(40)
99
(37)
88
(31)
80
(27)
108
(42)
Average high °F (°C) 49.0
(9.4)
52.3
(11.3)
60.6
(15.9)
69.8
(21)
78.1
(25.6)
86.4
(30.2)
91.4
(33)
90.2
(32.3)
82.4
(28)
71.5
(21.9)
59.5
(15.3)
48.7
(9.3)
69.9
(21.1)
Average low °F (°C) 23.1
(−4.9)
26.0
(−3.3)
32.9
(0.5)
41.5
(5.3)
51.9
(11.1)
61.1
(16.2)
66.1
(18.9)
65.3
(18.5)
57.0
(13.9)
44.9
(7.2)
33.0
(0.6)
23.9
(−4.5)
43.9
(6.6)
Record low °F (°C) −4
(−20)
−7
(−22)
3
(−16)
17
(−8)
30
(−1)
45
(7)
51
(11)
47
(8)
31
(−1)
12
(−11)
8
(−13)
−8
(−22)
−7
(−22)
Precipitation inches (mm) 0.69
(17.5)
0.70
(17.8)
1.63
(41.4)
2.04
(51.8)
2.98
(75.7)
3.64
(92.5)
2.71
(68.8)
2.77
(70.4)
2.12
(53.8)
2.01
(51.1)
1.05
(26.7)
0.88
(22.4)
23.22
(589.8)
Snowfall inches (cm) 4.0
(10.2)
3.8
(9.7)
3.6
(9.1)
0.9
(2.3)
0.2
(0.5)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0.1
(0.3)
1.3
(3.3)
5.1
(13)
19

[7]
(48.4)

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