For population 25 years and over in Brownfield:
For population 15 years and over in Brownfield city:
734 residents are foreign born (7.1% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,145 (1.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lubbock, TX (35.0 miles , pop. 199,564).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: El Paso, TX (260.6 miles , pop. 563,662).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (319.2 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Meadow, TX (3.4 miles ), Wellman, TX (3.6 miles ), Ropesville, TX (4.2 miles ), Sundown, TX (4.8 miles ), New Home, TX (4.8 miles ), Seagraves, TX (4.9 miles ), Wolfforth, TX (5.2 miles ), Tahoka, TX (5.2 miles ).
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Latitude: 33.18 N, Longitude: 102.27 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: -559 (-5.9%)
Area code: 806
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 Brownfield detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 24 (18 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -140 (-1.5%).
Work and jobs in Brownfield: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Brownfield, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Brownfield-area historical tornado activity is near Texas state average. It is 98% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/11/1970, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 33.4 miles away from the Brownfield city center killed 26 people and injured 500 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.
On 4/21/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.1 miles away from the city center injured 7 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Brownfield-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 87.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/2/1992 at 11:45:35, a magnitude 5.0 (4.6 MB, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 75.8 miles away from Brownfield center
On 6/2/2001 at 01:55:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 77.4 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) earthquake occurred 85.1 miles away from the city center
On 8/26/1992 at 03:24:52, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 74.1 miles away from Brownfield center
On 11/22/2001 at 00:07:08, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 98.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Terry County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Fires: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Don Walser - Musician, George Faught - Politician, Tyler Willis - Model, Alvin New - Politician, Sheryl Swoopes - WNBA player (Houston Comets, born: Mar 25, 1971).
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Local government website: www.ci.brownfield.tx.us
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 14.1%
(7.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 56.3% for Black residents, 16.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 17.5% for other race residents, 0.9% for two or more races residents)
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Religion statistics for Brownfield (based on Terry County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 71.77%
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
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Brownfield government finances in 2002(per resident):
7.30% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,846 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:
8.33% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,697 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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FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Brownfield)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 67 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Brownfield, TX)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 46 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Brownfield)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 38 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Brownfield)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 4 patent applications in 2008-2013.