For population 25 years and over in Mineral Wells:
For population 15 years and over in Mineral Wells city:
1,331 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,729 (1.8%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fort Worth, TX (44.9 miles , pop. 534,694).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (76.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Cool, TX (2.3 miles) , Millsap, TX (2.6 miles ), Palo Pinto, TX (3.4 miles ), Graford, TX (3.5 miles ), Palo Pinto-Santo, TX (3.7 miles) , Weatherford, TX (4.3 miles ), Perrin, TX (4.4 miles) , Lipan, TX (4.5 miles ).
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Latitude: 32.81 N, Longitude: 98.10 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,176 (+6.9%)
Area code: 940
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 Mineral Wells detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 38 (29 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +1,882 (+12.5%).
Work and jobs in Mineral Wells: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Mineral Wells, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Mineral Wells-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 193% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/25/1990, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.9 miles away from the Mineral Wells city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 5/12/1982, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 17.9 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Mineral Wells-area historical earthquake activity is below Texas state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 10/6/2006 at 22:13:16, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 94.9 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 88.6 miles away from Mineral Wells center
On 10/31/2008 at 05:01:54, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 62.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/5/2006 at 18:46:23, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 98.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Palo Pinto County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 6
Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 10, Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Tornadoes: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Chet Upham - Soilder, Mack White - Comics writer and artist, Nik Lewis - Player of and football, Shane McAnally - Country singer, Alvin Garrett - Football player, James Vick - Martial artist, Kevin Rahm - Actor, Millie Hughes-Fulford - astronaut, Richard Ritchie - Football player and coach.
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Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 35.1. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.1 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Mineral Wells and their reported violations in the past:FAMOUS MINERAL WATER (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 20.0%
(18.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.2% for Black residents, 24.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 15.4% for American Indian residents, 16.6% for other race residents, 64.8% for two or more races residents)
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Religion statistics for Mineral Wells city (based on Palo Pinto County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.16%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 8
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
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8.28% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,343 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:
7.83% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,166 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 Mineral Wells fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Mineral Wells)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 164 (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 Mineral Wells, TX)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 19 (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: 28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 110 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Mineral Wells)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 99 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Mineral Wells)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 70 patent applications in 2008-2014.