For population 25 years and over in Goldsmith:
For population 15 years and over in Goldsmith city:
2 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,125 (1.3%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Odessa, TX (16.8 miles , pop. 90,943).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: El Paso, TX (224.0 miles , pop. 563,662).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (300.2 miles , pop. 1,144,646).
Nearest cities: Goldsmith-Penwell, TX (3.1 miles) , West Odessa, TX (3.5 miles ), Gardendale, TX (3.8 miles ), Odessa, TX (4.1 miles ), McKinney Acres, TX (4.7 miles ), Andrews, TX (4.9 miles ), Kermit, TX (5.4 miles ), Midland, TX (5.5 miles ).
Latitude: 31.98 N, Longitude: 102.62 W
Area code: 432
Population change in the 1990s: -43 (-14.5%).
Work and jobs in Goldsmith: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Goldsmith, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Goldsmith-area historical tornado activity is below Texas state average. It is 8% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/15/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 30.3 miles away from the Goldsmith city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 4/19/1977, a category F3 tornado 41.0 miles away from the city center injured 18 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Goldsmith-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 1/2/1992 at 11:45:35, a magnitude 5.0 (4.6 MB, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 37.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/2/2001 at 01:55:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 39.2 miles away from Goldsmith center
On 11/22/2001 at 00:07:08, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 13.6 miles away from the city center
On 8/26/1992 at 03:24:52, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 14.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Ector County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 5, Hurricanes: 3, Flood: 1, Tornado: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Goldsmith:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Goldsmith:
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 6.88. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 19.0 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 18.6%
(17.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Goldsmith compared to Texas state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Goldsmith city (based on Ector County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 54.27%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 15
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 61
Number of full-service restaurants: 64
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Goldsmith government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
Goldsmith government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):
Goldsmith government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
6.31% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,765 average adjusted gross income)
0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($183 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.78% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($41,158 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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Goldsmith fatal accident list:
Mar 2, 2003 03:00 AM, Sr-158, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Goldsmith)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:3
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FAA Registered Aircraft:2