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Electra is a city in Wichita County, in the Wichita Falls metro area.

The community was named for the daughter of settler William T. Waggoner

The latitude of Electra is 34.029N. The longitude is -98.918W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,220 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,055.


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Median household income
Local
$24,022
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Electra demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Beaver
Oil was discovered near here in 1911
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 11. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 3.5 per 1,000 people.
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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12% of Electra residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Electra ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Electra was $13,213, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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

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Median rent in Electra, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $255.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $531.


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

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The average commute time for Electra workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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