For population 25 years and over in Eunice:
For population 15 years and over in Eunice city:
470 residents are foreign born (16.0% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $385 (0.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Odessa, TX (61.4 miles , pop. 90,943).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: El Paso, TX (196.2 miles , pop. 563,662).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (344.6 miles , pop. 1,144,646).
Nearest cities: Hobbs, NM (4.3 miles ), Jal, NM (4.8 miles ), Seminole, TX (6.0 miles ), Andrews, TX (6.1 miles ), Lovington, NM (6.1 miles ), Kermit, TX (6.4 miles ), Denver City, TX (6.4 miles ), Goldsmith, TX (6.7 miles ).
Latitude: 32.44 N, Longitude: 103.16 W
Area code: 505
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Crime rate in Eunice detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 15 (9 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -125 (-4.7%).
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Average climate in Eunice, New Mexico
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Eunice-area historical tornado activity is significantly above New Mexico state average. It is 15% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/19/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 33.9 miles away from the Eunice city center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.
On 5/17/1954, a category F3 tornado 38.6 miles away from the city center .
Earthquake activity:Eunice-area historical earthquake activity is below New Mexico state average. It is 83% 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 8.1 miles away from the city center
On 12/19/2005 at 20:27:40, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.1 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 81.1 miles away from Eunice center
On 5/23/2004 at 09:22:05, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 82.1 miles away from the city center
On 3/14/1999 at 22:43:17, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MD, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 86.2 miles away from the city center
On 5/30/1999 at 19:04:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MD, 3.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 88.1 miles away from Eunice center
On 6/22/2004 at 08:55:28, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 83.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Lea County (3) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 2, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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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 18.2 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 20.0 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 29.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.0 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Eunice and their reported violations in the past:EUNICE WATER SUPPLY SYSTEM (Population served: 2501, Groundwater):
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 9.4%
(6.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 40.7% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Religion statistics for Eunice (based on Lea County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 81.52%
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 8
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
Number of full-service restaurants: 41
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Eunice government finances in 2002(per resident):
5.79% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,668 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:
5.83% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($44,959 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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Eunice fatal accident list:
Dec 21, 1986 01:03 AM, Texas, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 17, 1980 01:38 PM, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Eunice)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:109 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Eunice, NM)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:56 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:2
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
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