Community Profile

Labor

The total labor force of Andrews is 8,808. 8,430 are employed. The Andrews Unemployment rate is 4.3%.

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Utilities

  • DIGITAL TELEPHONE: Suddenlink & Windstream Comm.
  • HI-SPEED INTERNET: Suddenlink & Windstream Comm.
  • ELECTRICITY: TXU Electric Delivery (Reliability-99.98)
  • WATER: City of Andrews, from 16 wells in two fields, with 3 mgd. usage and 10 mgd. capability.
  • NATURAL GAS: Texas Gas Service (BTU-1,000)
  • SEWER: Modern disposal plant has capacity for a town of 20,000; Maximum-1,800,000 mgd.

Transportation

Andrews is the County Seat of Andrews County located on east-west highway State 176; north-south highway U.S. 385, and northeast-southwest highway State 115. Interstate 20 is also easily accessible by multiple routes. The Andrews County Airport offers three runways; the longest is 5,815 feet and lighted. Self-service fuel and instrument landing system available. Commercial airline service is available at nearby Midland International Air& Space Port (37 miles, 560,000 boardings per year). Freight carriers serving Andrews include Central Freight, Airborne Express, DHL, UPS and Federal Express (Fed-Ex).

General

  • MEDICAL: One 40-bed county hospital, state-of-the-art emergency rooms, 90-bed long-term care facility, 12 doctors, 4 dentists, two optometrists, and two pharmacists.
  • EDUCATION: Texas Education Agency “Recognized” district. Three elementary schools, one renovated middle school, and a renovated high school, which features the Andrews Performance Center.
  • HIGHER EDUCATION: Andrews Business & Technology Center. Odessa College, (27 mi.) UT-Permian Basin (27 mi.)
  • MOTELS: Five motels with 300 rooms and 1 bed and breakfast. Rooms for extended stays are available at three of the five motels.
  • RESTAURANTS: 25 restaurants; variety of menus.
  • BANKS: Two banks with total deposits of $117,000,000.
  • CREDIT UNIONS: One credit union with $5,970,000 in total deposits.
  • NEWS MEDIA: One bi-weekly newspaper; one radio station.

Population (2020 Est.)

City of Andrews
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Andrews County
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Goverment Services

Home Rule form of government; five council members and a mayor. 17 police officers and 24 EMS professionals (All City of Andrews police officers are cross-trained as certified EMS professionals.) 45 volunteer fire fighters, 13 fire fighting vehicles and four fully equipped ambulances.

Tax Rate: (Per $100 Assessed Value)

Andrews County$0.5105
Andrews City$0.18900
Andrews ISD$1.17000
Andrews County Hospital$0.38650
TOTAL:$2.256
State Sales Tax$0.06250
Municipal Sales Tax$0.01500
Economic Development Tax$0.00500
TOTAL:$0.08250

INCENTIVES: (Subject To AEDC Board Approval)

  • ½ cent Sales Tax for Economic Development
  • Free Land in Two Business Parks
  • Tax Abatement (up to 10 yrs. at 100%)
  • Job Creation Grants
  • No Development Fees
  • Expedited permitting process

Major Area Employers

Andrews ISD465Education
Permian Regional Medical Ctr.350Medical
Kirby West Company250Vacuum Cleaners
Andrews County153Municipality
Waste Control Specialists150Waste Disposal
Dennis Porter Inc.118Grocery & Retail

Resources

Petroleum

Natural Gas

Liquefied Petroleum Gas

Natural Gasoline

Sulphur

Beef Cattle

Cotton

Grain