Marfa, TX

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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 a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.

Occupations and Workforce

Marfa is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Marfa is a city of professionals, service providers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Marfa who work in maintenance occupations (13.70%), business and financial occupations (10.73%), and management occupations (9.75%).

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.

A relatively large number of people in Marfa telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 10.27% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.


Setting & Lifestyle

Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 15.10 minutes getting to work every day.

Being a small city, Marfa does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

Marfa Demographics

The citizens of Marfa are among the most well-educated in the nation: 42.48% of adults in Marfa have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Marfa in 2010 was $23,578, 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 $94,312 for a family of four. However, Marfa contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Marfa is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Marfa home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Marfa, accounting for 66.06% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Marfa residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Marfa include Irish, English, Italian, and French .

Marfa also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 16.29%.

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

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Home Values, Rents: Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), National Agriculture Statistics Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

44 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

67 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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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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Marfa 0.101011101001110
Texas 28.31

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Texas 30

Neighborhood Public School Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

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School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Neighborhood Educational Environment

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PRESIDIO ISD


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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

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Better than of US school districts.

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
Lucy Rede Franco Middle School
1515 Highland St
Presidio, TX, 79845
06-08
Presidio H S School
701 E Market St
Presidio, TX, 79845
09-12
Presidio Elementary School
Dod And Oreilly St
Presidio, TX, 79845
PK-05

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 89.0% 58.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 83.1% 51.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 6.0% 6.4%

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MARFA ISD


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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 School
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 68.7% 58.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 56.4% 51.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 12.3% 6.4%

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