For population 25 years and over in Alba:
For population 15 years and over in Alba town:
3 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $917 (1.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tyler, TX (37.2 miles , pop. 83,650).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Garland, TX (58.7 miles , pop. 215,768).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (67.0 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Grand Saline, TX (3.0 miles ), Emory, TX (3.1 miles ), Yantis, TX (3.2 miles ), Quitman, TX (3.3 miles ), Mineola, TX (3.5 miles ), Fruitvale, TX (3.5 miles ), Seymore, TX (3.9 miles ), Edgewood, TX (4.0 miles ).
Latitude: 32.79 N, Longitude: 95.63 W
Area code: 903
Population change in the 1990s: -60 (-12.2%).
Work and jobs in Alba: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Alba, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Alba-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 225% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 12/3/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 0.6 miles away from the Alba town center .
On 5/3/1979, a category F3 tornado 6.7 miles away from the town center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Alba-area historical earthquake activity is below Texas state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/31/1997 at 03:26:41, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 33.1 miles away from the city center
On 10/31/2008 at 05:01:54, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 81.1 miles away from Alba center
On 4/22/2005 at 05:17:04, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 99.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Wood County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 6
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Fires: 3, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Public high schools in Alba:
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Alba that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 21.8%
(18.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Alba compared to Texas state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Alba (based on Wood County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 62.24%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Number of full-service restaurants: 25
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Alba government finances in 2002(per resident):
10.33% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($44,661 average adjusted gross income)
0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($255 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.59% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,873 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Alba fatal accident list:
May 11, 2002 06:00 PM, Us-69, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Sep 2, 1995 11:30 AM, 69, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Alba)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:4
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Alba)
FAA Registered Aircraft:10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Alba)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2013.