For population 25 years and over in Megargel:
For population 15 years and over in Megargel town:
2 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $750 (2.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita Falls, TX (38.8 miles , pop. 104,197).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fort Worth, TX (104.8 miles , pop. 534,694).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (132.0 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Olney, TX (3.4 miles ), Elbert, TX (3.6 miles) , Archer City, TX (4.5 miles ), Newcastle, TX (4.6 miles ), Seymour, TX (4.6 miles ), Seymour Rural, TX (4.8 miles ), Throckmorton, TX (4.9 miles ), Jean-Loving, TX (5.0 miles ).
Latitude: 33.45 N, Longitude: 98.93 W
Area code: 940
Population change in the 1990s: +14 (+6.0%).
Work and jobs in Megargel: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Megargel, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Megargel-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 150% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/18/1951, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.5 miles away from the Megargel town center killed 2 people and injured 100 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 4/2/1980, a category F4 tornado 17.7 miles away from the town center .
Earthquake activity:Megargel-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 99% 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 96.4 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 93.8 miles away from Megargel center
On 10/6/2006 at 22:13:16, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 88.0 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 85.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Archer County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 6
Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Storms: 3 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Megargel:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 23.3%
(13.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 87.8% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Megargel compared to Texas state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Megargel (based on Archer County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 71.57%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Number of full-service restaurants: 1
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Megargel government finances in 2002(per resident):
10.45% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,064 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:
10.63% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,508 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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FCC Registered Antenna Towers:10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Megargel)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Paging Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:4
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