For population 25 years and over in Marquez:
For population 15 years and over in Marquez city:
47 residents are foreign born (26.3% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,150 (1.8%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bryan, TX (40.3 miles , pop. 65,660).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Southeast Montgomery, TX (87.8 miles , pop. 208,076).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (112.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Jewett, TX (3.3 miles ), Centerville, TX (4.0 miles ), Normangee, TX (4.1 miles ), Leona, TX (4.2 miles) , Buffalo, TX (4.4 miles ), Personville, TX (4.4 miles ), Franklin, TX (4.5 miles ), Thornton, TX (4.7 miles ).
Latitude: 31.24 N, Longitude: 96.26 W
Area code: 903
Population change in the 1990s: -50 (-18.5%).
Work and jobs in Marquez: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Marquez, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Marquez-area historical tornado activity is near Texas state average. It is 96% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/11/1953, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 51.0 miles away from the Marquez city center killed 114 people and injured 597 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 3/10/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 39.4 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 77 people.
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).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Marquez:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 11.7%
(22.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.3% for Black residents, 3.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Marquez compared to Texas state average:
Banks with branches in Marquez (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Marquez (based on Leon County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 62.15%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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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
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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:
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Marquez fatal accident list:
Jul 27, 2007 09:05 PM, Us-79, Lat: 31.245322, Lon: -96.256286, Vehicles: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 15, 1997 01:25 PM, 79, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
May 31, 1995 01:00 AM, 79, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2, Drunken drivers: 1
Jun 6, 1995 03:38 PM, 79, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Jul 22, 1993 07:30 AM, 79, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 6, 1989 08:43 AM, 7, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Marquez)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:4
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:2
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
Businesses in Marquez, TX
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Total of 4 patent applications in 2008-2014.