For population 25 years and over in Grandfalls:
For population 15 years and over in Grandfalls town:
16 residents are foreign born (3.8% Latin America, 0.5% North America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $264 (0.8%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Odessa, TX (46.2 miles , pop. 90,943).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: El Paso, TX (212.6 miles , pop. 563,662).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (290.1 miles , pop. 1,144,646).
Nearest cities: Imperial, TX (3.2 miles ), Coyanosa, TX (3.8 miles) , Thorntonville, TX (4.1 miles ), Monahans, TX (4.2 miles ), Wickett, TX (4.3 miles ), Pyote, TX (4.6 miles) , Crane, TX (5.5 miles ), Fort Stockton, TX (5.6 miles ).
Latitude: 31.34 N, Longitude: 102.85 W
Area code: 432
Population change in the 1990s: -185 (-32.1%).
Work and jobs in Grandfalls: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Grandfalls, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Grandfalls-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 33% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/19/1977, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.2 miles away from the Grandfalls town center injured 18 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 6/1/1990, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 34.9 miles away from the town center killed 2 people and injured 21 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Grandfalls-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 89% 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 79.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/2/1992 at 11:45:35, a magnitude 5.0 (4.6 MB, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 70.3 miles away from Grandfalls 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 79.1 miles away from the city 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 77.8 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 84.1 miles away from Grandfalls center
On 6/1/1995 at 01:06:15, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 77.8 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 Ward County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Fires: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Grandfalls:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Grandfalls:
Public high school in Grandfalls:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 34.3%
(15.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 43.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 33.3% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 2.2% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Grandfalls compared to Texas state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Grandfalls (based on Ward County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 78.24%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
8.20% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,637 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:
8.39% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,747 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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Grandfalls fatal accident list:
Dec 1, 2007 06:27 AM, Sr-18, Lat: 31.338628, Lon: -102.850806, Vehicles: 1, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:3
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:4
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
FAA Registered Aircraft:1