Marfa, TX

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640 Vital Statistics. 39 Condition Alerts found.

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Marfa Profile


Overview

Marfa is a very small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 1,733 people and just one neighborhood, Marfa is the 627th largest community in Texas. Marfa has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.

Occupations and Workforce

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Marfa is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Marfa is a city of service providers, managers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Marfa who work in maintenance occupations (14.13%), business and financial occupations (11.05%), and office and administrative support (7.97%).

Of important note, Marfa is also a city of artists. Marfa has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Marfa’s character.


Setting & Lifestyle

One of the benefits of Marfa is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 14.85 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.

Marfa is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

Marfa Demographics

The citizens of Marfa are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 36.67% of adults in Marfa have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Marfa in 2010 was $23,881, which is upper middle income relative to Texas, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $95,524 for a family of four. However, Marfa contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Marfa home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Marfa residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Marfa also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 64.45% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Marfa include Irish, English, Italian, and French .

The most common language spoken in Marfa is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and German.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Marfa 0.101011101001110
Texas 4.12
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Marfa 0.101011101001110
Texas 28.31
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Marfa 0.101011101001110
Texas 30

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 18 Condition Alerts found.

School Rating Information

 
School Quality

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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
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This neighborhood is served by 2 districts:

PRESIDIO ISD


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District Quality Compared to Texas

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District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to TX Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Presidio El
Dod And Oreilly St
Presidio, TX, 79845
PK-06
Presidio H S
701 E Market St
Presidio, TX, 79845
10-12
Lucy Rede Franco Middle
1515 Highland St
Presidio, TX, 79845
07-09

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 87.8% 59.9%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 79.4% 53.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 8.4% 6.9%

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MARFA ISD


Students Enrolled in This District


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District Quality Compared to Texas

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Better than of TX school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to TX Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Marfa Schools
300 N Gonzales St
Marfa, TX, 79843
PK-12

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 69.9% 59.9%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 60.7% 53.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 9.3% 6.9%

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