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Dimmitt is a city in Castro County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named after the Rev. W.C. Dimmitt
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Texas named Dimmitt. For links to other places called Dimmitt, TX, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Dimmitt is 34.550N. The longitude is -102.311W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 3,875 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,142.


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Median household income
Local
$27,454
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Dimmitt demographic reports
A marker in the courthouse square commemorates a gunfight that occurred after Dimmitt was chosen as the county seat
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 7. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.6 per 1,000 people.
Historic sites and museums: Castro County 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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6% of Dimmitt residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Dimmitt ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Dimmitt was $14,228, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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15% of Dimmitt residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Dimmitt, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $245.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $602.


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Libraries in Dimmitt include Rhoads Memorial Library ... View libraries

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

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The average commute time for Dimmitt workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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TX communities formerly known as Dimmitt:
  �Nazareth, Castro County

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