For population 25 years and over in Jacksonville:
For population 15 years and over in Jacksonville city:
2,673 residents are foreign born (18.2% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,477 (2.0%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tyler, TX (25.7 miles , pop. 83,650).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (94.3 miles , pop. 200,145).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (105.9 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Gallatin, TX (2.8 miles ), New Summerfield, TX (3.1 miles ), Cuney, TX (3.2 miles) , Mount Selman, TX (3.2 miles ), Bullard, TX (3.6 miles ), Rusk, TX (3.7 miles ), Berryville, TX (3.8 miles ), Troup, TX (3.9 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 31.96 N, Longitude: 95.27 WNickname or alias (official or unofficial): Tomato Capital of the World
Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,513 (+24.3%)
Area code: 903
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 Jacksonville detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 38 (28 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +196 (+1.4%).
Work and jobs in Jacksonville: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Jacksonville, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Jacksonville-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 178% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 9/11/1961, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.1 miles away from the Jacksonville city center injured 3 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
On 4/26/1991, a category F3 tornado 6.3 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Jacksonville-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/31/1997 at 03:26:41, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 93.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Cherokee County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 7
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Hurricanes: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Fires: 3, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Lee Ann Womack - Singer, Craig James (American football) - Football sportscaster, Margo Martindale - Actress, Billy Martindale - Professional golfer, Bruce Channel - Male singer, Chuck Hopson - Member of Texas House of Representatives, Josh McCown - 2005 NFL player (Arizona Cardinals, born: Jul 4, 1979), Luke McCown - 2005 NFL player (Tampa Bay Buccaneers, born: Jul 12, 1981), Neal McCoy - Country singer, Toby Gowin - 2005 NFL player (Atlanta Falcons, born: Mar 30, 1975).
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Airports located in Jacksonville:
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Local government website: www.jacksonville-texas.com
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Public elementary/middle schools in Jacksonville:
See full list of schools located in Jacksonville, School District: JACKSONVILLE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
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Library in Jacksonville:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.160. This is significantly better than average. There were 79 monitors within city limits.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.588. This is significantly better than average. There were 84 monitors within city limits.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 8.16. This is about average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 26.5. This is about average. There were 45 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2008 was 20.5. This is better than average. There were 86 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.17. This is about average. There were 35 monitors within city limits.
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2002 was 0.00935. This is significantly better than average. There were 26 monitors within city limits.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Jacksonville and their reported violations in the past:MOUNTAIN VIEW CAMP (Population served: 220, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 28.1%
(11.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.7% for Black residents, 41.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 37.1% for other race residents, 28.2% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
People in group quarters in Jacksonville in 2010:
People in group quarters in Jacksonville in 2000:
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Banks with branches in Jacksonville (2011 data):
Fire-safe hotels and motels in Jacksonville, Texas:
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Religion statistics for Jacksonville (based on Cherokee County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.33%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 6
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Number of full-service restaurants: 21
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Jacksonville government finances in 2002(per resident):
6.29% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,703 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:
6.82% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,978 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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See more detailed statistics of Jacksonville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Jacksonville)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 151 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Jacksonville, TX)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 97 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Jacksonville)
FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Jacksonville)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 34 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Jacksonville, TX
Total of 11 patent applications in 2008-2014.