For population 25 years and over in Driscoll:
For population 15 years and over in Driscoll city:
25 residents are foreign born (4.1% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $683 (1.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Corpus Christi, TX (21.9 miles , pop. 277,454).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (131.5 miles , pop. 1,144,646).
Nearest cities: La Paloma-Lost Creek, TX (1.8 miles ), Spring Garden-Terra Verde, TX (2.5 miles ), Bishop, TX (2.6 miles ), Petronila, TX (2.7 miles) , Robstown, TX (3.1 miles ), North San Pedro, TX (3.1 miles ), Tierra Grande, TX (3.3 miles ), Rancho Banquete, TX (3.3 miles ).
Latitude: 27.67 N, Longitude: 97.75 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 361
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 Driscoll detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 6 (3 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +150 (+22.2%).
Work and jobs in Driscoll: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Driscoll, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Driscoll-area historical tornado activity is below Texas state average. It is 1% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/24/1970, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.3 miles away from the Driscoll city center killed one person and injured 15 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 5/16/1969, a category F3 tornado 25.2 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Driscoll-area historical earthquake activity is near Texas state average. It is 95% 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 82.0 miles away from the city center
On 3/24/1997 at 22:31:34, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 18.8 miles away from Driscoll 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) earthquake occurred 87.9 miles away from the city 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 87.3 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 82.7 miles away from Driscoll center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Nueces County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 7
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 11, Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Tropical Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Wind: 1, Fire: 1, Flood: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Homero Fonseca - Boxer.
Hospitals/medical centers near Driscoll:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Driscoll:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.474. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.3 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 26.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.3 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 23.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.9 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.99. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.9 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 28.7%
(6.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 75.8% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Driscoll compared to Texas state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Driscoll (based on Nueces County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 55.67%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 30
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 39
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 163
Number of full-service restaurants: 278
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6.78% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($39,373 average adjusted gross income)
0.17% of residents moved from foreign countries ($975 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.05% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($38,631 average adjusted gross income)
0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($585 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Driscoll fatal accident list:
Feb 17, 2003 07:40 AM, Main, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Apr 27, 2002 09:13 AM, Us-77, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Jan 6, 2001 09:00 AM, Us-77, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Dec 10, 1983 05:05 AM, 77, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:34 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Driscoll)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1