For population 25 years and over in Crystal City:
For population 15 years and over in Crystal City city:
860 residents are foreign born (11.8% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $870 (1.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Laredo, TX (82.8 miles , pop. 176,576).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: San Antonio, TX (95.6 miles , pop. 1,144,646).
Nearest cities: Las Colonias, TX (1.4 miles ), Chula Vista-River Spur, TX (1.5 miles ), Carrizo Springs, TX (3.3 miles ), Brundage, TX (3.4 miles) , Carrizo Hill, TX (3.5 miles ), Asherton, TX (4.1 miles ), Big Wells, TX (4.2 miles ), La Pryor, TX (4.2 miles ).
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Latitude: 28.68 N, Longitude: 99.83 WNickname or alias (official or unofficial): Spinach Capital of the World
Area code: 830
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Crime in Crystal City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 7 (2 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -1,153 (-13.8%).
Work and jobs in Crystal City: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Crystal City, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Crystal City-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 58% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/15/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 38.2 miles away from the Crystal City city center killed 5 people and injured 12 people.
On 10/18/1956, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 0.6 miles away from the city center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Crystal City-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/3/2005 at 14:39:16, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 35.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Zavala County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Fires: 2, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Gabriel Rivera - College football player, Roberto R. Alonzo - Politician.
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See full list of schools located in Crystal City, School District: CRYSTAL CITY INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 36.9%
(65.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 35.4% for other race residents, 34.1% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
80 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
22 people in homes for the mentally ill
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Religion statistics for Crystal City (based on Zavala County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 47.86%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 4
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
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Crystal City government finances in 2002:
6.30% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($18,924 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:
6.25% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($19,191 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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See more detailed statistics of Crystal City fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2009 here
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:2
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