For population 25 years and over in Gillett:
For population 15 years and over in Gillett CCD:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: San Antonio, TX (50.0 miles , pop. 1,144,646).
Nearest cities: Nixon, TX (3.6 miles ), Stockdale, TX (3.8 miles ), Runge, TX (3.8 miles ), Karnes City, TX (3.9 miles ), Falls City, TX (3.9 miles ), Nordheim, TX (4.0 miles ), Smiley, TX (4.0 miles ), Poth, TX (4.1 miles ).
Latitude: 29.09 N, Longitude: 97.80 W
Area code: 830
Unemployment in July 2013:
Work and jobs in Gillett: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Gillett, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Gillett-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 44% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/25/1966, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 18.9 miles away from the Gillett place center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 12/1/1953, a category F3 tornado 29.7 miles away from the place center injured 10 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Gillett-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 87% 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 27.4 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 18.4 miles away from Gillett 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 19.2 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 95.9 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 29.5 miles away from Gillett 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).
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
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Gillett compared to Texas state average:
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Religion statistics for Gillett (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
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
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 Cell Phone Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Gillett)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:34 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
FAA Registered Aircraft:1