For population 25 years and over in Leona:
For population 15 years and over in Leona city:
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $850 (1.0%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bryan, TX (41.0 miles , pop. 65,660).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Houston, TX (102.5 miles , pop. 1,953,631).
Nearest cities: Centerville, TX (2.7 miles ), Normangee, TX (3.5 miles ), Hilltop Lakes, TX (3.8 miles ), Madisonville, TX (3.8 miles ), North Zulch, TX (4.0 miles) , Midway, TX (4.0 miles ), Jewett, TX (4.2 miles ), Marquez, TX (4.2 miles ).
Latitude: 31.15 N, Longitude: 95.98 W
Area code: 903
Population change in the 1990s: +3 (+1.7%).
Average climate in Leona, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Leona-area historical tornado activity is near Texas state average. It is 83% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/16/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 20.4 miles away from the Leona city center killed one person and injured 8 people.
On 5/10/1959, a category F3 tornado 29.7 miles away from the city center injured 7 people and caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Leon County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 6
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Fires: 3, Tornado: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Albert Collins - Musician.
Hospitals/medical centers near Leona:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Leona:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 5.3%
(5.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Leona compared to Texas state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Leona city (based on Leon County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 62.15%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 7
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
9.22% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,522 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:
8.26% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,155 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:
Strongest AM radio stations in Leona:
Strongest FM radio stations in Leona:
TV broadcast stations around Leona:
Leona fatal accident list:
Sep 17, 2005 01:15 PM, I-45, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jan 6, 1997 02:00 AM, 75, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2
Oct 2, 1994 10:20 PM, I45, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Nov 21, 1990 06:20 AM, Fm977, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jul 15, 1980 02:10 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Sep 2, 1975 03:14 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:3
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: