For population 25 years and over in Balmorhea:
For population 15 years and over in Balmorhea city:
68 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,045 (2.1%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Odessa, TX (101.5 miles , pop. 90,943).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: El Paso, TX (167.8 miles , pop. 563,662).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (330.0 miles , pop. 1,144,646).
Nearest cities: Toyah, TX (4.8 miles) , Fort Davis, TX (5.3 miles ), Pecos, TX (5.8 miles ), Barstow, TX (6.2 miles ), Alpine, TX (6.6 miles ), Coyanosa, TX (6.6 miles) , Marfa, TX (7.0 miles ), Van Horn Rural, TX (7.1 miles) .
Latitude: 30.98 N, Longitude: 103.74 W
Area code: 432
Population change in the 1990s: -233 (-30.7%).
Work and jobs in Balmorhea: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Balmorhea, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Balmorhea-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 63% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/22/1987, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 3.9 miles away from the Balmorhea city center killed 30 people and injured 121 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 5/5/1955, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 32.7 miles away from the city center injured one person.
Earthquake activity:Balmorhea-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 53.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/15/1995 at 14:33:29, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 55.2 miles away from Balmorhea center
On 11/12/1995 at 17:45:59, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 52.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/15/1998 at 10:33:42, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 60.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/1/1995 at 01:06:15, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 52.8 miles away from Balmorhea center
On 4/14/1995 at 02:19:38, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 52.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Reeves County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Fires: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Balmorhea:
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Public high school in Balmorhea:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 24.8%
(10.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 6.7% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Balmorhea compared to Texas state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Balmorhea city (based on Reeves County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 75.63%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Balmorhea government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
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Balmorhea government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
6.31% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($24,580 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:
8.73% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,148 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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Balmorhea fatal accident list:
Feb 24, 2008 05:55 PM, I-10, Lat: 31.030817, Lon: -103.904436, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Balmorhea)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:5
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:2
FAA Registered Aircraft:2