For population 25 years and over in Buffalo Gap:
For population 15 years and over in Buffalo Gap town:
1 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $750 (1.0%)
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.
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Public elementary/middle school in Buffalo Gap:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 15.7%
(14.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 25.0% for Hispanic or Latino 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)
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:
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Religion statistics for Buffalo Gap town (based on Taylor County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 67.09%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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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
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Buffalo Gap government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
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Buffalo Gap government finances - Cash and Securities 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