For population 25 years and over in Fort Stockton:
For population 15 years and over in Fort Stockton city:
1,393 residents are foreign born (15.8% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,021 (1.3%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Odessa, TX (73.9 miles , pop. 90,943).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: El Paso, TX (218.1 miles , pop. 563,662).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (279.8 miles , pop. 1,144,646).
Nearest cities: Coyanosa, TX (5.1 miles) , Imperial, TX (5.3 miles ), Grandfalls, TX (5.6 miles ), McCamey, TX (6.5 miles ), Pyote, TX (6.8 miles) , Crane, TX (6.9 miles ), Wickett, TX (6.9 miles ), Thorntonville, TX (6.9 miles ).
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Latitude: 30.89 N, Longitude: 102.89 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: +823 (+10.1%)
Area code: 432
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 Fort Stockton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 30 (19 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -836 (-9.6%).
Work and jobs in Fort Stockton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Fort Stockton, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Fort Stockton-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 47% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/1/1990, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 34.3 miles away from the Fort Stockton city center killed 2 people and injured 21 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 5/22/1987, a category F4 tornado 45.2 miles away from the city center killed 30 people and injured 121 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Fort Stockton-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 51.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/15/1995 at 14:33:29, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 50.2 miles away from Fort Stockton center
On 11/12/1995 at 17:45:59, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 49.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/15/1998 at 10:33:42, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 54.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/1/1995 at 01:06:15, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 49.4 miles away from Fort Stockton center
On 4/14/1995 at 02:19:38, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 49.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Pecos County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Floods: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Fires: 2, Storms: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Clayton W. Williams, Sr. - Oilman, Blaine McCallister - PGA Tour Golf player (born: 10/17/58), Walter L. Buenger - Historian, Bill Greif - Baseball player.
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Local government website: www.ci.fort-stockton.tx.us
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 19.2%
(10.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 6.9% for other race residents, 7.2% for two or more races residents)
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68 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
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Religion statistics for Fort Stockton (based on Pecos County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 45.26%
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): 17
Number of full-service restaurants: 13
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Fort Stockton government finances in 2002(per resident):
7.85% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,458 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:
7.94% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($47,782 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Fort Stockton)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 169 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Fort Stockton, TX)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 57 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Fort Stockton)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 26 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Fort Stockton)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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