For population 25 years and over in Buffalo Gap:
For population 15 years and over in Buffalo Gap town:
2 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $754 (1.3%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Abilene, TX (12.4 miles , pop. 115,930).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fort Worth, TX (149.0 miles , pop. 534,694).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (181.0 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Tuscola, TX (2.3 miles ), Jim Ned, TX (2.5 miles ), Potosi, TX (3.2 miles ), Lawn, TX (3.3 miles ), Tye, TX (3.5 miles ), Abilene, TX (3.5 miles ), Impact, TX (4.0 miles) , Merkel, TX (4.1 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 32.28 N, Longitude: 99.83 W
Area code: 325
Population change in the 1990s: -18 (-3.7%).
Work and jobs in Buffalo Gap: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Buffalo Gap, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Buffalo Gap-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 117% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/28/1950, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.5 miles away from the Buffalo Gap town center killed 5 people and injured 5 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 5/15/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.0 miles away from the town center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Buffalo Gap-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 98% 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 75.2 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 72.8 miles away from Buffalo Gap center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Taylor County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 6
Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 6, Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Rawghlie Clement Stanford - Politician.
Hospitals/medical centers near Buffalo Gap:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Buffalo Gap:
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Public elementary/middle school in Buffalo Gap:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 15.0%
(12.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 58.3% for Hispanic or Latino 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)
3 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional) in 2010
14 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse in 2000
Buffalo Gap compared to Texas state average:
Banks with branches in Buffalo Gap (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
1996 2000 2004 2008 2012
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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for Buffalo Gap (based on Taylor County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 67.09%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 12
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 77
Number of full-service restaurants: 80
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Buffalo Gap government finances in 2002(per resident):
9.03% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($38,462 average adjusted gross income)
0.60% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,086 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
9.58% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,512 average adjusted gross income)
0.49% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,760 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Buffalo Gap fatal accident list:
Feb 5, 1983 11:20 AM, Fm89, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 4, Drunken drivers: 1
Aug 14, 1977 07:30 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Feb 28, 1975 08:05 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Buffalo Gap)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Buffalo Gap)
FAA Registered Aircraft:2
Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0135.00
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Businesses in Buffalo Gap, TX