Farwell, Texas

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Farwell is a small West Texas community and the county seat of Parmer County, Texas, United States.[3] Farwell is located on the Texas-New Mexico border with the town of Texico, New Mexico on the opposite side. It is located 10 miles (16 km) east of Clovis, New Mexico and 88 miles (142 km) northwest of Lubbock, Texas.



Farwell lies on the level plains of the Llano Estacado at 34°22′59″N 103°2′18″W / 34.38306°N 103.03833°W / 34.38306; -103.03833 (34.382919, -103.038339).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.8 square miles (2.1 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,364 people, 499 households, and 346 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,666.8 people per square mile (642.2/km²). There were 560 housing units at an average density of 684.3/sq mi (263.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 75.00% White, 0.44% African American, 0.51% Native American, 1.03% Asian, 20.82% from other races, and 2.20% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 31.96% of the population.

There were 499 households out of which 34.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.9% were married couples living together, 9.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.5% were non-families. 28.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.58 and the average family size was 3.18.

In the city the population was spread out with 27.9% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 24.8% from 25 to 44, 20.6% from 45 to 64, and 19.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 88.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 80.9 males.

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