For population 25 years and over in Meadow:
For population 15 years and over in Meadow town:
77 residents are foreign born (11.2% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $960 (2.0%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lubbock, TX (24.7 miles , pop. 199,564).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: El Paso, TX (268.0 miles , pop. 563,662).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (316.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Ropesville, TX (2.4 miles ), Brownfield, TX (3.4 miles ), Wolfforth, TX (4.0 miles ), New Home, TX (4.1 miles ), Smyer, TX (4.2 miles ), Sundown, TX (4.3 miles ), Opdyke West, TX (4.3 miles) , Levelland, TX (4.4 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 33.34 N, Longitude: 102.21 W
Area code: 806
Population change in the 1990s: +113 (+20.7%).
Work and jobs in Meadow: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Meadow, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Meadow-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 119% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/11/1970, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 23.0 miles away from the Meadow town center killed 26 people and injured 500 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.
On 4/21/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.9 miles away from the town center injured 7 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Meadow-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 98% 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 86.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/2/1992 at 11:45:35, a magnitude 5.0 (4.6 MB, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 86.7 miles away from Meadow 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 84.8 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 88.1 miles away from the city center
On 8/26/1992 at 03:24:52, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 85.7 miles away from Meadow center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Terry County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Fires: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Sonny Curtis - Country singer.
Hospitals/medical centers near Meadow:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Meadow:
See full list of schools located in Meadow, School District: MEADOW INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Public high school in Meadow:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 29.8%
(1.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 44.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 53.8% for other race residents, 17.9% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Meadow compared to Texas state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Meadow (based on Terry County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 71.77%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Meadow government finances in 2002(per resident):
7.30% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,846 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:
8.33% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,697 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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Meadow fatal accident list:
Jul 7, 1989 09:40 AM, 62, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 29, 1980 10:45 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jun 16, 1978 06:00 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Aug 27, 1978 05:55 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Nov 15, 1978 02:45 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Meadow)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:4
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:2
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
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