For population 25 years and over in Ector:
For population 15 years and over in Ector city:
6 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $664 (0.9%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: East Grayson, TX (16.5 miles , pop. 81,381).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Plano, TX (45.6 miles , pop. 222,030).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (61.5 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Bonham, TX (2.3 miles ), Savoy, TX (2.4 miles ), Ravenna, TX (2.6 miles ), Whitewright, TX (2.9 miles ), Bells, TX (2.9 miles ), Trenton, TX (3.3 miles ), Dodd City, TX (3.4 miles ), Bailey, TX (3.4 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 33.58 N, Longitude: 96.27 W
Area code: 903
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +106 (+21.5%).
Work and jobs in Ector: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Ector, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Ector-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 249% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/2/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 26.0 miles away from the Ector city center killed 3 people and injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 4/2/1982, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.7 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Ector-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 75.5 miles away from the city center
On 5/31/1997 at 03:26:41, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 32.6 miles away from Ector center
On 10/20/2002 at 02:18:13, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 49.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/8/2004 at 00:15:09, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 72.3 miles away from the city center
On 10/6/2006 at 22:13:16, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 86.4 miles away from Ector center
On 5/31/2002 at 09:57:10, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 83.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Fannin County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Fires: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Flood: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Ector:
Airports located in Ector:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ector:
Public high school in Ector:
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Public elementary/middle school in Ector:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 11.5%
(11.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Ector compared to Texas state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Ector (based on Fannin County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 74.66%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 4
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
7.97% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($49,165 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:
7.74% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,819 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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Ector fatal accident list:
Oct 1, 1997 07:45 PM, Fm898, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 10, 1997 05:25 PM, 82, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 30, 1977 11:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Feb 25, 1976 03:20 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:7
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:7
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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