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  1. Public Schools
    C+
  2. Crime & Safety
    C
  3. Housing
    B+
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    C+
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    A
  9. Cost of Living
    A
  10. Health & Fitness
    C+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    D-
  12. Commute
    B-
Pampa is a town in Texas with a population of 17,793. Pampa is in Gray County. Living in Pampa offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many families live in Pampa and residents tend to be conservative.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$77,600
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$755
National
$949
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    27%
  • Own
    73%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    493.9
    282.7
  • Murder
    5.7
    6.1
  • Rape
    45.9
    40.7
  • Robbery
    45.9
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    901.7
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,601.7
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    247
    284

Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    16%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    3%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    11%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    35%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    30%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    22%
    13%

Working in Pampa

Jobs
B-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$45,777
National
$55,322

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Pampa Reviews

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I've lived in Pampa since I was about seven years old. My experience was average due to the fact that I made amazing friends, but the town itself is not the most amusing. It is very small and we a limit to what we can do. I would like to see Pampa grow and give back to the community. More restaurants or and an arcade place to go have fun once in a while.
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Pampa is a small Texas town, full of cowboys and street racers. I have lived here my entire life but have been blessed to travel, and I always want to come back home. Pampa is a quite town where most everyone knows you or your parents, no getting away with much. I love my small town .
Have been a long time resident in Pampa. Small town, great community to raise my family in. Pampa Proud is what we say. We love the country living, small town where everyone knows everybody and if not you can find out. Not much choices on food or night life here, but that's okay. My family we are too busy with all the sports we are in to notice. The world is fast paced it's nice to slow it down in this community to enjoy our children.