For population 25 years and over in Friona:
For population 15 years and over in Friona city:
864 residents are foreign born (21.5% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $1,443 (1.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Amarillo, TX (63.0 miles , pop. 173,627).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Albuquerque, NM (223.0 miles , pop. 448,607).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (364.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Bovina, TX (3.6 miles ), Hereford, TX (4.7 miles ), Dimmitt, TX (4.9 miles ), Farwell, TX (5.0 miles ), Texico, NM (5.0 miles ), Muleshoe, TX (5.3 miles ), Broadview, NM (5.4 miles ), Clovis, NM (5.6 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 34.64 N, Longitude: 102.72 WNickname or alias (official or unofficial): Cheeseburger Capital of Texas
Area code: 806
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Crime in Friona detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 10 (6 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +139 (+3.7%).
Work and jobs in Friona: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Friona, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Friona-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 101% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/17/1970, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.8 miles away from the Friona city center killed one person and injured 13 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 10/11/1960, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 0.6 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Friona-area historical earthquake activity is above Texas state average. It is 91% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 8/17/2000 at 01:08:05, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 73.1 miles away from the city center
On 12/16/2000 at 22:08:54, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 74.1 miles away from Friona center
On 3/25/1996 at 06:43:46, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 67.5 miles away from the city center
On 2/18/2006 at 05:49:41, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 88.6 miles away from the city center
On 9/24/2003 at 15:02:09, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 70.9 miles away from Friona center
On 8/7/2000 at 17:19:08, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 73.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), local magnitude (ML)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Parmer County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Fires: 2, Flood: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Friona:
Airports located in Friona:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Friona:
Public high school in Friona:
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Public elementary/middle schools in Friona:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Friona that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 26.4%
(8.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 56.8% for other race residents, 15.8% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
77 people in nursing homes
Friona compared to Texas state average:
Banks with branches in Friona (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Friona (based on Parmer County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 77.67%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Friona government finances in 2002:
7.53% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,387 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:
10.09% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,290 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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Friona fatal accident list:
Apr 7, 2008 11:42 AM, Lp270, Lat: 34.634933, Lon: -102.718464, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Mar 7, 1997 10:30 PM, Bs214a, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 11, 1993 08:30 PM, 60, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 8, 1985 11:30 AM, 5thstreet, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jul 13, 1982 03:28 PM, 214, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 2
Jan 28, 1977 11:45 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 2
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Friona)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:49 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Friona, TX)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:2
FAA Registered Aircraft:13 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Friona)
Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2013.