For population 25 years and over in Blanco:
For population 15 years and over in Blanco city:
295 residents are foreign born (11.5% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,728 (1.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Austin, TX (42.7 miles , pop. 656,562).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (45.1 miles , pop. 1,144,646).
Nearest cities: Johnson City, TX (3.5 miles ), Stonewall, TX (4.1 miles ), Canyon Lake, TX (4.2 miles ), Woodcreek, TX (4.4 miles ), Wimberley, TX (4.5 miles ), Dripping Springs, TX (4.6 miles ), Round Mountain, TX (4.9 miles) , Bulverde, TX (4.9 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 30.10 N, Longitude: 98.42 W
Area code: 830
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 Blanco detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 6 (5 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +269 (+21.8%).
Work and jobs in Blanco: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Blanco, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Blanco-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 57% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/27/1997, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 30.5 miles away from the Blanco city center killed one person and injured 5 people and caused $15 million in damages.
On 5/6/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.4 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Blanco-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 90.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/7/2008 at 09:51:12, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, 3.9 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 84.9 miles away from Blanco center
On 7/20/1991 at 23:38:19, a magnitude 3.6 (3.4 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 85.5 miles away from the city center
On 5/16/1993 at 15:30:19, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 90.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Blanco County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Fires: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Tornadoes: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Willie Upshaw - Baseball player and coach.
Airports located in Blanco:
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Blanco and their reported violations in the past:TRAVEL MART 2 (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 11.5%
(6.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 85.6% for Black residents, 11.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 36.6% for other race residents, 0.0% 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)
86 people in nursing homes in 2000
Blanco compared to Texas state average:
Banks with branches in Blanco (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Blanco (based on Blanco County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 50.17%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Blanco government finances in 2002(per resident):
9.42% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($68,122 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:
8.48% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($43,521 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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Blanco fatal accident list:
Mar 8, 2008 03:30 PM, Elm, Lat: 30.100139, Lon: -98.422422, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
May 19, 2008 07:12 PM, Lp163, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jul 13, 2008 10:42 AM, Us-281, Blanco, Lat: 30.087858, Lon: -98.420828, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Mar 26, 2006 01:28 AM, 7th, Oakridge, Lat: 30.103017, Lon: -98.429239, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 27, 1998 07:19 PM, Us-281, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 9, Pedestrians: 2, Fatalities: 2
Mar 6, 1981 03:00 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 10 meters (33ft)
Total costs: $40,000
Total average daily traffic: 231
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 400
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Blanco)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:98 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:4
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Blanco)
FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Blanco)
FAA Registered Aircraft:27 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 4 patent applications in 2008-2013.