For population 25 years and over in George West:
For population 15 years and over in George West city:
105 residents are foreign born (2.7% Latin America, 1.4% Europe).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,015 (1.2%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Corpus Christi, TX (59.7 miles , pop. 277,454).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (81.1 miles , pop. 1,144,646).
Nearest cities: Three Rivers, TX (3.2 miles ), Blue Berry Hill, TX (4.6 miles ), Lakeshore Gardens-Hidden Acres, TX (4.6 miles ), Lakeside, TX (4.7 miles ), Lake City, TX (4.7 miles ), Edgewater-Paisano, TX (4.7 miles) , Beeville, TX (4.8 miles ), Pernitas Point, TX (4.8 miles ).
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Latitude: 28.33 N, Longitude: 98.12 WNickname or alias (official or unofficial): Storyfest Capital of Texas
Area code: 361
Population change in the 1990s: -84 (-3.2%).
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Average climate in George West, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
George West-area historical tornado activity is below Texas state average. It is 14% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/29/1967, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.1 miles away from the George West city center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.
On 4/29/1976, a category F3 tornado 27.2 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:George West-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 88% 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 33.2 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 41.0 miles away from George West center
On 3/24/1997 at 22:31:34, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 42.7 miles away from the 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 40.2 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 33.3 miles away from George West center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Live Oak County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 6
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Fires: 3, Tropical Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Wind: 1, Flood: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 16.7%
(8.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 21.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 8.1% for other race residents, 11.1% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
46 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
27 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000
George West compared to Texas state average:
Banks with branches in George West (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for George West (based on Live Oak County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 51.45%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
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7.37% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,431 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:
8.96% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,621 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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See more detailed statistics of George West fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in George West)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:151 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in George West, TX)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers:4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
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:11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in George West)
FAA Registered Aircraft:7
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Total of 8 patent applications in 2008-2014.