For population 25 years and over in Hereford:
For population 15 years and over in Hereford city:
2,619 residents are foreign born (16.5% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,721 (2.0%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Amarillo, TX (40.8 miles , pop. 173,627).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Albuquerque, NM (239.5 miles , pop. 448,607).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (351.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Dimmitt, TX (4.4 miles ), Friona, TX (4.7 miles ), Nazareth, TX (5.1 miles ), Canyon, TX (5.4 miles ), Vega, TX (5.4 miles ), Happy, TX (5.6 miles ), North Randall, TX (5.8 miles ), Hart, TX (5.8 miles ).
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Latitude: 34.82 N, Longitude: 102.40 WNickname or alias (official or unofficial): Town Without a Toothache
Daytime population change due to commuting: -683 (-4.5%)
Area code: 806
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Hereford detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 31 (25 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -370 (-2.5%).
Work and jobs in Hereford: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Hereford, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Hereford-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 124% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/19/1971, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.6 miles away from the Hereford city center injured 24 people.
On 4/17/1970, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 33.1 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 13 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Hereford-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 81% 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 51.4 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 52.4 miles away from Hereford 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 55.7 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 68.0 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 48.7 miles away from Hereford center
On 8/7/2000 at 17:19:08, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 51.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), local magnitude (ML)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Deaf Smith County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Edgar Mitchell - Astronaut, Frank Ford (farmer) - Farmer, Kamie Ethridge - Basketball player, Paul Baker (teacher) - Theatre director, Andrew Carnahan - Football player, Ron Ely - Actor, Sean Martin (cartoonist) - Cartoonist.
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 19.4%
(5.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 6.5% for Black residents, 25.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 33.5% for other race residents, 16.0% for two or more races residents)
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Religion statistics for Hereford (based on Deaf Smith County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 82.22%
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
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6.99% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($20,759 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:
8.20% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,904 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Hereford)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 96 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Hereford, TX)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 32 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Hereford)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 43 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Hereford)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 4 patent applications in 2008-2013.