For population 25 years and over in Bardwell:
For population 15 years and over in Bardwell city:
117 residents are foreign born (16.2% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,036 (1.3%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Mesquite, TX (36.0 miles , pop. 124,523).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Dallas, TX (37.2 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Ennis, TX (2.5 miles ), Garrett, TX (2.6 miles ), Alma, TX (3.0 miles ), Emhouse, TX (3.2 miles) , Palmer, TX (3.4 miles ), Rice, TX (3.5 miles ), Barry, TX (3.5 miles ), Blooming Grove, TX (3.5 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 32.27 N, Longitude: 96.70 W
Area code: 972
Population change in the 1990s: +182 (+45.4%).
Work and jobs in Bardwell: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Bardwell, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Bardwell-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 239% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/26/1976, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.8 miles away from the Bardwell city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 5/11/1953, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 37.4 miles away from the city center killed 114 people and injured 597 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Bardwell-area historical earthquake activity is above Texas state average. It is 92% 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 76.2 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 43.9 miles away from Bardwell center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Ellis County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 7
Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Storms: 3, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Mae Boren Axton - Musician, J. W. Lockett - Football player.
Hospitals/medical centers near Bardwell:
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bardwell:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.520. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.1 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 5.59. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.1 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 30.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2004 was 26.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.6 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.07. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.6 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 24.2%
(4.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 26.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 21.4% for American Indian residents, 56.3% for other race residents, 97.4% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Bardwell compared to Texas state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Bardwell (based on Ellis County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.96%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 17
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 14
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 56
Number of full-service restaurants: 65
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Bardwell government finances in 2004(per resident):
10.22% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($43,494 average adjusted gross income)
0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($127 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.97% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,706 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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Bardwell fatal accident list:
Mar 15, 1978 04:54 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 26, 1976 05:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Mar 23, 1975 06:55 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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