For population 25 years and over in Mexia:
For population 15 years and over in Mexia city:
586 residents are foreign born (8.3% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $1,005 (1.4%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Waco, TX (40.8 miles , pop. 113,726).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Dallas, TX (79.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Tehuacana, TX (2.4 miles ), Wortham, TX (2.7 miles ), Kirvin, TX (3.3 miles) , Coolidge, TX (3.3 miles ), Groesbeck, TX (3.4 miles ), Teague, TX (3.5 miles ), Personville, TX (3.8 miles ), Streetman, TX (4.0 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 31.68 N, Longitude: 96.48 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: +869 (+13.2%)
Area code: 254
City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime in Mexia detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 28 (18 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -529 (-7.5%).
Work and jobs in Mexia: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Mexia, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Mexia-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 151% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/11/1953, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 23.9 miles away from the Mexia 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 22.1 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 77 people.
Earthquake activity:Mexia-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 10/31/2008 at 05:01:54, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 86.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Limestone County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 6
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Fires: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Wind: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Allen Stanford - Disgraced financier, Ray Rhodes - Football player, Bill Crider - Mystery writer, John F. Forrest - Army officer and combat commander during the Korean War and Vietnam War era., Michael Brown - painter, Adrian Burk - Football player, Jesse Kimbrough - College basketball player (Jacksonville Dolphins), Kelvin Beachum - Football player, Michael Brown (writer) - Record producer, Tommy Taylor (baseball) - Baseball player.
Hospital/medical center in Mexia:
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Airports located in Mexia:
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Local government website: www.cityofmexia.com
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mexia:
Public high schools in Mexia:
See full list of schools located in Mexia, School District: MEXIA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Public elementary/middle schools in Mexia:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Mexia and their reported violations in the past:BISTONE MUNICIPAL WATER SUPPLY (Population served: 594, Surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 25.7%
(13.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.0% for Black residents, 40.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 7.5% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
163 people in nursing homes
18 people in homes for the mentally retarded
Mexia compared to Texas state average:
Banks with branches in Mexia (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Mexia (based on Limestone County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 56.71%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 6
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Number of full-service restaurants: 19
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Mexia government finances in 2002:
7.50% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,617 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:
7.34% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,938 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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See more detailed statistics of Mexia fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2009 here
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Mexia)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 46 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Mexia, TX)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Mexia)
FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Mexia)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 14 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Mexia, TX
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Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2013.