Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita Falls, TX (47.5 miles , pop. 104,197).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fort Worth, TX (144.1 miles , pop. 534,694).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (168.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Thalia, TX (3.4 miles) , Vernon, TX (3.5 miles ), Harrold-Oklaunion, TX (3.8 miles) , Fargo-Odell, TX (4.5 miles) , Chillicothe, TX (4.6 miles ), Crowell, TX (4.7 miles ), Davidson, OK (4.8 miles ), Electra, TX (4.9 miles ).
Latitude: 33.98 N, Longitude: 99.34 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 940
Unemployment in July 2013:
Work and jobs in Lockett: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Lockett, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Lockett-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 165% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/10/1979, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.6 miles away from the Lockett place center killed 11 people and injured 68 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 5/1/1954, a category F4 tornado 22.0 miles away from the place center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Lockett-area historical earthquake activity is below Texas state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/28/1998 at 14:13:01, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 76.4 miles away from the city center
On 2/8/2002 at 16:07:13, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 76.0 miles away from Lockett center
On 10/6/2006 at 22:13:16, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 98.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/2007 at 13:54:21, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, 2.7 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 59.0 miles away from the city center
On 5/31/2002 at 09:57:10, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 98.5 miles away from Lockett center
On 2/15/1997 at 09:08:55, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 98.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Wilbarger County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Storms: 2, Flood: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
278 people in unknown juvenile institutions in 2000
Lockett compared to Texas state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Lockett CCD (based on Wilbarger County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 75.09%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 2
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
7.55% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,603 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:
7.61% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,744 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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