For population 25 years and over in Alvord:
For population 15 years and over in Alvord town:
38 residents are foreign born (3.2% Latin America, 0.4% Europe).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $1,449 (1.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Denton, TX (34.2 miles , pop. 80,537).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northeast Tarrant, TX (44.6 miles , pop. 402,130).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (65.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Chico, TX (2.7 miles ), Sunset, TX (2.8 miles ), Decatur, TX (3.3 miles ), Bridgeport, TX (3.3 miles ), Lake Bridgeport, TX (3.6 miles ), Paradise, TX (3.8 miles ), Bowie, TX (4.0 miles ), Runaway Bay, TX (4.1 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 33.36 N, Longitude: 97.70 W
Area code: 940
Unemployment in August 2012:
Population change in the 1990s: +140 (+16.1%).
Work and jobs in Alvord: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Alvord, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Alvord-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 231% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/25/1990, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 31.9 miles away from the Alvord town center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 5/7/1995, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.7 miles away from the town center killed 2 people and injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Alvord-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 1/18/1995 at 15:51:39, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 98.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/15/1990 at 11:44:41, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 LG, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 97.1 miles away from Alvord center
On 10/6/2006 at 22:13:16, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 52.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/8/2004 at 00:15:09, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 65.6 miles away from the city center
On 12/17/1992 at 07:18:04, a magnitude 3.6 (3.5 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 96.0 miles away from Alvord center
On 5/31/2002 at 09:57:10, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 46.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Wise County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 7
Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 5, Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Hurricanes: 4, Tornadoes: 3 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Ernest O. Thompson - Lawyer.
Hospitals/medical centers near Alvord:
Airports located in Alvord:
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Alvord:
Public high school in Alvord:
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Public elementary/middle schools in Alvord:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 7.3%
(4.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 38.6% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Alvord compared to Texas state average:
Banks with branches in Alvord (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Alvord (based on Wise County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 41.19%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 6
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
Number of full-service restaurants: 33
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Alvord government finances in 2002:
9.62% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($41,850 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
9.00% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,871 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:
Strongest AM radio stations in Alvord:
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Alvord fatal accident list:
Jan 9, 2003 06:55 PM, Us-81, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Sep 3, 1981 04:40 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jul 17, 1979 03:15 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jul 24, 1979 07:45 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Sep 24, 1978 07:16 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Alvord)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Alvord)
FAA Registered Aircraft:13 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Alvord)
Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 1503.00
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Businesses in Alvord, TX
Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2013.