For population 25 years and over in Denver City:
For population 15 years and over in Denver City town:
1,290 residents are foreign born (28.3% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,200 (1.3%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lubbock, TX (68.9 miles , pop. 199,564).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: El Paso, TX (225.1 miles , pop. 563,662).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (351.2 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Plains, TX (3.9 miles ), Seagraves, TX (3.9 miles ), Seminole, TX (4.5 miles ), Wellman, TX (4.9 miles ), Hobbs, NM (5.0 miles ), Lovington, NM (5.5 miles ), Tatum, NM (5.9 miles ), Brownfield, TX (6.0 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 32.97 N, Longitude: 102.83 W
Area code: 806
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 Denver City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 13 (8 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -1,267 (-24.1%).
Work and jobs in Denver City: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Denver City, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Denver City-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 34% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/19/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 20.8 miles away from the Denver City town center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.
On 4/17/1970, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 45.2 miles away from the town center injured 24 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Denver City-area historical earthquake activity is near Texas state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 1/2/1992 at 11:45:35, a magnitude 5.0 (4.6 MB, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 46.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/21/2003 at 02:03:09, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 99.5 miles away from Denver City center
On 6/2/2001 at 01:55:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 47.5 miles away from the city center
On 8/26/1992 at 03:24:52, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 55.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/2001 at 00:07:08, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 82.6 miles away from Denver City center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Yoakum County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Fires: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Airports located in Denver City:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 26.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.8 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 6.18. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.8 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 29.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.8 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 28.8%
(12.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.6% for Black residents, 37.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 24.4% for other race residents, 37.8% 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)
44 people in nursing homes in 2000
Denver City compared to Texas state average:
Banks with branches in Denver City (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Denver City (based on Yoakum County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 103.62%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Adult diabetes rate:
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Denver City government finances in 2002(per resident):
6.75% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,675 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:
8.52% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($42,024 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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Denver City fatal accident list:
Dec 17, 2005 10:33 AM, Mustang, 4th, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Feb 20, 1992 11:15 AM, Northmain, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Aug 24, 1992 04:09 PM, 83, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Oct 28, 1992 06:25 PM, 83, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Mar 23, 1985 06:36 PM, 83, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Jun 24, 1985 10:52 AM, Fm2055, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:3
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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