For population 25 years and over in Bloomington:
For population 15 years and over in Bloomington CDP:
172 residents are foreign born (9.5% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $2,110 (3.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Victoria, TX (13.2 miles , pop. 60,603).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Corpus Christi, TX (69.7 miles , pop. 277,454).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (112.5 miles , pop. 1,144,646).
Nearest cities: Kamey-Six Mile, TX (2.8 miles ), Victoria, TX (3.6 miles ), Port Lavaca, TX (4.0 miles ), Inez, TX (4.1 miles ), Austwell, TX (4.2 miles) , Seadrift, TX (4.4 miles ), Point Comfort, TX (4.5 miles ), Vanderbilt, TX (4.6 miles ).
Latitude: 28.65 N, Longitude: 96.90 W
Area code: 361
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Average climate in Bloomington, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Bloomington-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 28% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 11/5/1968, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.7 miles away from the Bloomington place center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 2/9/1966, a category F3 tornado 26.2 miles away from the place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Bloomington-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 96% 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 75.3 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 71.5 miles away from Bloomington center
On 3/24/1997 at 22:31:34, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 95.5 miles away from the city 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 71.8 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 78.1 miles away from Bloomington center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Victoria County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 7
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 8, Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Fires: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Gale Storm - Actress.
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 29.2%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 33.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 60.3% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
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Religion statistics for Bloomington (based on Victoria County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 70.59%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 8
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 58
Number of full-service restaurants: 62
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
6.23% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,690 average adjusted gross income)
0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($158 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.92% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,315 average adjusted gross income)
0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($286 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Bloomington fatal accident list:
Jun 5, 2001 00:25 AM, Sr-185, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Mar 24, 1996 04:40 AM, 185, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Apr 15, 1979 03:40 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 71 meters (233ft)
Total average daily traffic: 40,470
Total average daily truck traffic: 3,637
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:41 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Bloomington)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0017.00
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Businesses in Bloomington, TX