For population 25 years and over in Colorado City:
For population 15 years and over in Colorado City city:
203 residents are foreign born (4.2% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $1,062 (1.8%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Abilene, TX (65.3 miles , pop. 115,930).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fort Worth, TX (207.0 miles , pop. 534,694).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (239.1 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Loraine, TX (2.9 miles ), Westbrook, TX (3.0 miles ), Hermleigh, TX (4.2 miles ), Roscoe, TX (4.4 miles ), Snyder, TX (4.7 miles ), Fluvanna-Sharon Ridge, TX (4.8 miles ), Coahoma, TX (5.2 miles ), Sweetwater, TX (5.2 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 32.40 N, Longitude: 100.86 W
Area code: 325
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Crime in Colorado City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 12 (6 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -428 (-9.1%).
Work and jobs in Colorado City: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Colorado City, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Colorado City-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 60% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/24/1968, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 17.0 miles away from the Colorado City city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
On 5/24/1968, a category F3 tornado 18.7 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Colorado City-area historical earthquake activity is above Texas state average. It is 91% 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 44.2 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 34.7 miles away from Colorado City center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Mitchell County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 4, Hurricanes: 3 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Guy Morriss - Football player and coach, Martin Dies, Jr. - Politician, Myra Crownover - Politician, James Moeser - University president.
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 21.3%
(17.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 75.6% for Black residents, 23.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 27.5% for other race residents, 12.0% 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)
109 people in nursing homes
11 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
Colorado City compared to Texas state average:
Banks with branches in Colorado City (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Colorado City (based on Mitchell County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 56.21%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
7.39% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,478 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:
8.23% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,431 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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Colorado City, Texas:
See more detailed statistics of Colorado City fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2009 here
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:7
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2013.