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Pecos is a city in Reeves County.

It is the county seat.

The latitude of Pecos is 31.422N. The longitude is -103.492W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,582 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 8,752.


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Median household income
Local
$24,943
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Pecos demographic reports
Pecos is on the Pecos River.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 16. The number of murders and homicides was 2. The violent crime rate was 1.8 per 1,000 people.
Local foods: cantaloupe
Filming location for:
· 1993 movie, "Flesh and Bone"
· 1985 movie, "Fandango"
Local festivals include:
  • West of the Pecos Parade - June 27, 2007
  • Night in Old Pecos/Cantaloupe Festival - June 28, 2007
Dates often change. Check Pecos web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: West of the Pecos 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 Pecos demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Reeves 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 79772 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

3% of Pecos residents report German ancestry, and 3% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Pecos ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Pecos was $11,857, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

8% of Pecos residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Pecos, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $263.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $565.


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Libraries in Pecos include Reeves County Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Pecos include Pecos Enterprise

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

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

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Hotels in Pecos include Best Western Swiss Clock Inn, Motel 6, Quality Inn.

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