For population 25 years and over in Blackwell:
For population 15 years and over in Blackwell city:
3 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $575 (2.3%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Abilene, TX (41.8 miles , pop. 115,930).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fort Worth, TX (180.1 miles , pop. 534,694).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (211.5 miles , pop. 1,144,646).
Nearest cities: Blackwell-Nolan, TX (2.7 miles ), Bronte, TX (3.7 miles ), Robert Lee, TX (4.0 miles ), Winters, TX (4.8 miles ), Sweetwater, TX (5.2 miles ), Jim Ned, TX (5.2 miles ), Roscoe, TX (5.3 miles ), Trent, TX (5.5 miles ).
Latitude: 32.09 N, Longitude: 100.32 W
Area code: 325
Population change in the 1990s: +23 (+6.8%).
Work and jobs in Blackwell: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Blackwell, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Blackwell-area historical tornado activity is near Texas state average. It is 79% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/15/1976, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.4 miles away from the Blackwell city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
On 5/11/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 38.9 miles away from the city center killed 13 people and injured 159 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Blackwell-area historical earthquake activity is below Texas state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 70.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/29/2008 at 10:24:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 63.9 miles away from Blackwell center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Nolan County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Tornado: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Local government website: www.cityofblackwell.wtxs.net
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Blackwell:
See full list of schools located in Blackwell, School District: BLACKWELL CONSOLIDATED INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Public high school in Blackwell:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Blackwell that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 8.8%
(8.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 9.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 15.2% 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)
Blackwell compared to Texas state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Blackwell (based on Nolan County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 74.62%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 1
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Blackwell government finances in 2002(per resident):
7.77% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,678 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:
8.74% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,612 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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Blackwell fatal accident list:
May 17, 1997 03:15 AM, 70, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Aug 12, 1997 01:20 AM, 70, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Blackwell)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:38 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:3
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:4
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.