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Comanche is a city in Comanche County.

It is the county seat.

The latitude of Comanche is 31.897N. The longitude is -98.603W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,381 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,275.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$26,773
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Comanche demographic reports
Developed as a trade center for surrounding ranches

Gunslinger John Wesley Hardin shot and killed the sheriff here in 1874

Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 8. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.8 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • John Wesley Hardin Days - May 19, 2007
  • Comanche County Powwow - Sept. 22-23, 2007
Dates often change. Check Comanche web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Copperas Creek Park, Promontory Park
Historic sites and museums: Comanche County Historical Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Comanche demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Comanche County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 76442 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

10% of Comanche residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Comanche ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Comanche was $12,155, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

11% of Comanche residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Comanche, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $253.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $594.


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Libraries in Comanche include Comanche Public Library ... View libraries

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Comanche County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Comanche political report.

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The average commute time for Comanche workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Comanche, TX

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Cons: No malls, no theaters, not even a major department store...

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