For population 25 years and over in Comfort:
For population 15 years and over in Comfort CDP:
658 residents are foreign born (27.5% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $2,782 (1.1%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: San Antonio, TX (43.0 miles , pop. 1,144,646).
Nearest cities: Center Point, TX (2.4 miles ), Kerrville, TX (3.9 miles ), Boerne, TX (4.0 miles ), Bandera, TX (4.4 miles ), Ingram, TX (4.6 miles ), Fredericksburg, TX (4.6 miles ), Fair Oaks Ranch, TX (4.7 miles ), Scenic Oaks, TX (4.9 miles ).
Latitude: 29.97 N, Longitude: 98.91 W
Area code: 830
Work and jobs in Comfort: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Comfort, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Comfort-area historical tornado activity is below Texas state average. It is 18% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/28/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 30.3 miles away from the Comfort place center killed 2 people and injured 15 people.
On 5/6/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 21.6 miles away from the place center injured 2 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Comfort-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 93.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/7/2008 at 09:51:12, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, 3.9 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 89.7 miles away from Comfort center
On 7/20/1991 at 23:38:19, a magnitude 3.6 (3.4 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 90.0 miles away from the city center
On 5/16/1993 at 15:30:19, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 91.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Kendall County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Fires: 4, Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Airports located in Comfort:
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Public high school in Comfort:
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Comfort and their reported violations in the past:POT O GOLD RANCH YOUTH CAMP (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Comfort that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 39.4%
(6.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 67.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 94.1% 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)
52 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus) in 2000
51 people in nursing homes in 2000
Comfort compared to Texas state average:
Banks with branches in Comfort (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Comfort (based on Kendall County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 64.39%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 2
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Number of full-service restaurants: 31
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
12.07% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($87,224 average adjusted gross income)
0.16% of residents moved from foreign countries ($3,371 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
8.40% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($53,403 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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Comfort fatal accident list:
Feb 24, 2003 08:00 PM, I-10, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 25, 1998 07:10 PM, Fm473, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Nov 10, 1995 06:40 PM, 5thst, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
May 23, 1992 01:40 AM, Fm473, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jul 10, 1981 09:50 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Oct 24, 1980 11:20 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Mar 19, 1977 01:25 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Comfort)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:80 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:3
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Comfort)
FAA Registered Aircraft:15 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Comfort)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 7 patent applications in 2008-2014.