For population 25 years and over in Loraine:
For population 15 years and over in Loraine town:
47 residents are foreign born (7.5% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $577 (2.1%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Abilene, TX (56.6 miles , pop. 115,930).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fort Worth, TX (198.4 miles , pop. 534,694).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (230.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Colorado City, TX (2.9 miles ), Roscoe, TX (3.2 miles ), Hermleigh, TX (4.0 miles ), Westbrook, TX (4.2 miles ), Sweetwater, TX (4.3 miles ), Snyder, TX (4.9 miles ), Fluvanna-Sharon Ridge, TX (5.3 miles ), Blackwell-Nolan, TX (5.4 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 32.41 N, Longitude: 100.71 W
Area code: 325
Population change in the 1990s: -74 (-10.1%).
Work and jobs in Loraine: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Loraine, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Loraine-area historical tornado activity is near Texas state average. It is 69% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/24/1968, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.4 miles away from the Loraine town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
On 5/24/1968, a category F3 tornado 15.6 miles away from the town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Loraine-area historical earthquake activity is above Texas state average. It is 91% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 43.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/29/2008 at 10:24:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 34.8 miles away from Loraine center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Mitchell County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 4, Hurricanes: 3 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Loraine:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Loraine:
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Public high school in Loraine:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 15.2%
(9.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 47.3% for Black residents, 15.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 11.6% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
28 people in nursing homes in 2000
Loraine compared to Texas state average:
Banks with branches in Loraine (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Loraine (based on Mitchell County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 56.21%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Loraine government finances in 2002(per resident):
7.39% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,478 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:
8.23% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,431 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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Loraine fatal accident list:
Oct 30, 1991 05:15 PM, I20, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 2
Dec 31, 1988 02:08 PM, I20, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2, Drunken drivers: 1
Sep 24, 1984 09:40 AM, Fm644, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jan 2, 1983 02:45 AM, 20, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 7, Fatalities: 1
Mar 5, 1983 12:30 AM, 20, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Loraine)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:3
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
FAA Registered Aircraft:2