For population 25 years and over in Arcola:
For population 15 years and over in Arcola city:
528 residents are foreign born (24.5% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $2,224 (2.2%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Missouri City, TX (7.2 miles , pop. 52,913).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Houston, TX (18.7 miles , pop. 1,953,631).
Nearest cities: Fresno, TX (1.3 miles ), Sienna Plantation, TX (1.6 miles ), Iowa Colony, TX (2.2 miles ), Manvel, TX (2.6 miles ), Missouri City, TX (2.7 miles ), Fifth Street, TX (2.9 miles ), Thompsons, TX (2.9 miles ), Stafford, TX (3.2 miles ).
Latitude: 29.50 N, Longitude: 95.46 W
Area codes: 281, 832
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Arcola detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +388 (+58.8%).
Work and jobs in Arcola: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Arcola, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Arcola-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 156% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 11/21/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.3 miles away from the Arcola city center injured 16 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.
On 3/8/1976, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.3 miles away from the city center injured 18 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Fort Bend County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 6
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 8, Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Fires: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 24.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2005 was 11.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.5 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.04. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.5 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 7.16. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 21.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.6 miles away from the city center.
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00566. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.3 miles away from the city center.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.214. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.3 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 23.1%
(2.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.6% for Black residents, 29.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 10.6% for other race residents, 12.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Arcola compared to Texas state average:
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Religion statistics for Arcola (based on Fort Bend County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 45.84%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 66
Number of supercenters and club stores: 8
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 56
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 153
Number of full-service restaurants: 232
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Arcola government finances in 2002(per resident):
11.90% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($53,706 average adjusted gross income)
0.15% of residents moved from foreign countries ($612 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
8.32% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($58,877 average adjusted gross income)
0.12% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,296 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Arcola fatal accident list:
Mar 8, 2009 03:25 AM, Sr-6, Lat: 29.51316389, Lon: -95.47232222, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 24, 2006 12:12 AM, Fm521, Lat: 29.488183, Lon: -95.468825, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 3
May 5, 2004 02:18 PM, Sr-6, Ladonia, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Jun 28, 2004 03:30 PM, Sr-6, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Jun 18, 2000 10:10 PM, Fm521, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Nov 8, 1997 02:00 AM, Fm521, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 3, 1996 09:25 PM, 190, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:61 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Arcola)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:53 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:2
FAA Registered Aircraft:13 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Arcola)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Businesses in Arcola, TX