For population 25 years and over in Cockrell Hill:
For population 15 years and over in Cockrell Hill city:
1,727 residents are foreign born (40.8% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,734 (2.1%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dallas, TX (7.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Duncanville, TX (2.6 miles ), Dallas, TX (2.7 miles ), Grand Prairie, TX (2.8 miles ), Highland Park, TX (2.9 miles ), Irving, TX (3.0 miles ), University Park, TX (3.1 miles ), DeSoto, TX (3.1 miles ), Cedar Hill, TX (3.3 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 32.74 N, Longitude: 96.89 W
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 Cockrell Hill detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 18 (12 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +682 (+18.1%).
Work and jobs in Cockrell Hill: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Cockrell Hill, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Cockrell Hill-area historical tornado activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 279% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/25/1994, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.6 miles away from the Cockrell Hill city center killed 3 people and injured 48 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.
On 6/12/1957, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.1 miles away from the city center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Cockrell Hill-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/31/1997 at 03:26:41, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 61.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/31/2008 at 05:01:54, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 10.6 miles away from Cockrell Hill center
On 5/31/2002 at 09:57:10, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 98.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/5/2006 at 18:46:23, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 95.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Dallas County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 10
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Storms: 6, Fires: 4, Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Flash Flood: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Local government website: www.cockrell-hill.tx.us
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2004 was 0.00931. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.9 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.543. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 9.00. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 27.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 19.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.9 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.9 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 35.0%
(44.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 8.3% for Black residents, 34.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 32.3% for American Indian residents, 31.0% 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 Cockrell Hill (based on Dallas County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 55.11%
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 392
Number of supercenters and club stores: 25
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 275
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 673
Number of full-service restaurants: 1,603
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7.51% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($42,163 average adjusted gross income)
0.18% of residents moved from foreign countries ($350 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.90% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($49,794 average adjusted gross income)
0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($691 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Cockrell Hill fatal accident list:
Apr 20, 2003 08:27 PM, Jefferson, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jun 24, 2001 08:10 PM, Higgins, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Sep 15, 1978 05:42 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Cockrell Hill)
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