For population 25 years and over in Kermit:
For population 15 years and over in Kermit city:
892 residents are foreign born (15.2% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $483 (1.0%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Odessa, TX (42.8 miles , pop. 90,943).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: El Paso, TX (195.7 miles , pop. 563,662).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (319.3 miles , pop. 1,144,646).
Nearest cities: Wink, TX (2.8 miles ), Jal, NM (4.3 miles ), Wickett, TX (4.5 miles ), Monahans, TX (4.6 miles ), Thorntonville, TX (4.6 miles ), Pyote, TX (4.7 miles) , Goldsmith, TX (5.4 miles ), Mentone, TX (5.5 miles) .
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 31.86 N, Longitude: 103.09 W
Area code: 432
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Crime in Kermit detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 17 (10 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -1,190 (-17.2%).
Work and jobs in Kermit: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Kermit, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Kermit-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 24% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/19/1977, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 31.7 miles away from the Kermit city center injured 18 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 5/30/1955, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 2.0 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Kermit-area historical earthquake activity is above Texas state average. It is 90% 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 33.2 miles away from the city center
On 12/19/2005 at 20:27:40, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.1 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 97.0 miles away from Kermit center
On 5/23/2004 at 09:22:05, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 97.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/22/2004 at 08:55:28, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 98.8 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) earthquake occurred 33.2 miles away from Kermit center
On 6/21/2003 at 02:03:09, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 99.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Winkler 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).
Birthplace of: Jay Thomas - Actor, Tryon D. Lewis - Politician, Lynn Stiles - Football player, Craig Johnson (Alaska politician) - Politician, William Frankfather - Actor.
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Public high school in Kermit:
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Kermit and their reported violations in the past:WINKLER COUNTY GOLF COURSE (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 21.6%
(15.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 27.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 40.0% for American Indian residents, 52.5% 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)
38 people in nursing homes
Kermit compared to Texas state average:
Banks with branches in Kermit (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Kermit (based on Winkler County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 82.11%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
9.14% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,260 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:
9.73% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,295 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 Kermit fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2009 here
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Kermit)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:52 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Kermit, TX)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Kermit)
FAA Registered Aircraft:3
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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