For population 25 years and over in Mineola:
For population 15 years and over in Mineola city:
539 residents are foreign born (11.3% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,809 (2.0%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tyler, TX (25.5 miles , pop. 83,650).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Garland, TX (68.7 miles , pop. 215,768).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (76.1 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Quitman, TX (3.1 miles ), Lindale, TX (3.5 miles ), Alba, TX (3.5 miles ), Van, TX (3.6 miles ), Grand Saline, TX (3.6 miles ), Hawkins, TX (4.2 miles ), Fruitvale, TX (4.3 miles ), Yantis, TX (4.4 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 32.67 N, Longitude: 95.49 WNickname or alias (official or unofficial): Birding capital of East Texas
Daytime population change due to commuting: +825 (+18.0%)
Area code: 903
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Mineola detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 18 (12 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +63 (+1.4%).
Work and jobs in Mineola: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Mineola, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Mineola-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 222% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/24/1962, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 0.7 miles away from the Mineola city center injured 8 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 5/3/1979, a category F3 tornado 8.1 miles away from the city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Mineola-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/31/1997 at 03:26:41, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 45.2 miles away from the city center
On 10/31/2008 at 05:01:54, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 90.3 miles away from Mineola center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Wood County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 6
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Fires: 3, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Barney M. Giles - Army Air Forces general during World War II, Adam Moore - Baseball player, Noble Willingham - Actor, Stanley Richard - Football player.
Hospitals/medical centers near Mineola:
Airports located in Mineola:
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Amtrak station:MINEOLA (115 E. FRONT ST.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service.
Local government website: www.mineola.com
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Public high school in Mineola:
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Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.69. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.8 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 32.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.8 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 26.3%
(15.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.4% for Black residents, 45.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 62.4% for other race residents, 70.8% 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)
135 people in nursing homes in 2000
Mineola compared to Texas state average:
Banks with branches in Mineola (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Mineola (based on Wood County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 62.24%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Number of full-service restaurants: 25
Adult diabetes rate:
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Mineola government finances in 2002(per resident):
10.33% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($44,661 average adjusted gross income)
0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($255 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.59% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,873 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 Mineola fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Mineola)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 79 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Mineola, TX)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 13 (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: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (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: 36 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Mineola)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 32 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Mineola)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 16 patent applications in 2008-2014.