For population 25 years and over in Falls City:
For population 15 years and over in Falls City city:
21 residents are foreign born (3.3% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,175 (1.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: San Antonio, TX (44.1 miles , pop. 1,144,646).
Nearest cities: Poth, TX (2.7 miles ), Karnes City, TX (3.1 miles ), Floresville, TX (3.7 miles ), Gillett, TX (3.9 miles ), Kenedy, TX (3.9 miles ), Stockdale, TX (4.2 miles ), Runge, TX (4.4 miles ), Campbellton, TX (4.6 miles ).
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Latitude: 28.98 N, Longitude: 98.02 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 830
Population change in the 1990s: +110 (+22.9%).
Work and jobs in Falls City: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Falls City, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Falls City-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 34% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/25/1966, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.3 miles away from the Falls City city center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 5/8/1967, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 1.0 miles away from the city center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Falls City-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 84% 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 13.3 miles away from the city 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, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 4.4 miles away from Falls 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 5.2 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) earthquake occurred 87.4 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 14.9 miles away from Falls City center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Karnes County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Floods: 2, Fires: 2, Storms: 2, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Fabian Kowalik - Baseball player.
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Falls City and their reported violations in the past:CAMPBELLTON WATER WORKS INC (Population served: 147, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 21.0%
(9.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 64.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 73.6% for other race residents, 96.6% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
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Banks with branches in Falls City (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Falls City (based on Karnes County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 62.70%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 4
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Adult diabetes rate:
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Falls City government finances in 2002(per resident):
6.31% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,723 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:
7.14% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,662 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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FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
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