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Groom is a town in Carson County, in the Amarillo metro area.
The community was named after B.B. Groom, cattleman
The latitude of Groom is 35.203N. The longitude is -101.106W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 3,255 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 582.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Groom demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Carson County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Amarillo area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 79039 ZIP code.
33% of Groom residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Groom ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Groom was $15,593, compared with $21,587 nationally.
16% of Groom residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Groom, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $254. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $707.
Libraries in Groom include Groom Branch Library ... View libraries
Carson County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Groom political report.
The average commute time for Groom workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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