For population 25 years and over in Hico:
For population 15 years and over in Hico city:
229 residents are foreign born (12.6% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,579 (2.2%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Waco, TX (59.5 miles , pop. 113,726).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fort Worth, TX (66.2 miles , pop. 534,694).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (91.9 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Iredell, TX (3.1 miles ), Walnut Springs, TX (4.2 miles ), Cranfills Gap, TX (4.3 miles ), Stephenville, TX (4.4 miles ), Dublin, TX (4.4 miles ), Hamilton, TX (4.5 miles ), Meridian, TX (4.7 miles ), Glen Rose, TX (4.9 miles ).
Latitude: 31.98 N, Longitude: 98.03 W
Area code: 254
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Crime rate in Hico detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +2 (+0.1%).
Work and jobs in Hico: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Hico, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Hico-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 171% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/6/1973, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 40.6 miles away from the Hico city center .
On 4/19/1976, a category F5 tornado 54.0 miles away from the city center injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Hico-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 10/31/2008 at 05:01:54, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 83.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Hamilton County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Tornadoes: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Airports and heliports located in Hico:
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Local government website: www.hico-tx.com
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 25.0%
(23.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 76.9% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
19 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
21 people in nursing homes in 2000
Hico compared to Texas state average:
Banks with branches in Hico (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Hico (based on Hamilton County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 67.30%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
8.68% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($1,268 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:
8.08% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,624 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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Hico fatal accident list:
Feb 19, 2006 12:34 AM, Us-281, Lat: 31.978128, Lon: -98.034947, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 7, Fatalities: 1
Aug 17, 2001 02:30 PM, Sr-6, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Pedestrians: 2, Fatalities: 1
Mar 17, 1976 06:40 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Hico)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:39 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:4
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Hico)
FAA Registered Aircraft:12 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Hico)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2013.