For population 25 years and over in Monahans:
For population 15 years and over in Monahans city:
444 residents are foreign born (6.2% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $678 (0.9%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Odessa, TX (37.1 miles , pop. 90,943).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: El Paso, TX (207.3 miles , pop. 563,662).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (300.7 miles , pop. 1,144,646).
Nearest cities: Thorntonville, TX (1.1 miles ), Wickett, TX (2.4 miles ), Pyote, TX (3.7 miles) , Grandfalls, TX (4.2 miles ), Wink, TX (4.3 miles ), Kermit, TX (4.6 miles ), Imperial, TX (5.0 miles ), Coyanosa, TX (5.1 miles) .
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 31.59 N, Longitude: 102.91 W
Area code: 432
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 Monahans detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 16 (11 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -1,224 (-15.2%).
Work and jobs in Monahans: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Monahans, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Monahans-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 26% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/19/1977, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.3 miles away from the Monahans city center injured 18 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 6/1/1990, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 48.3 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 21 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Monahans-area historical earthquake activity is above Texas state average. It is 91% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 94.6 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 52.8 miles away from Monahans center
On 4/15/1995 at 14:33:29, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 94.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/12/1995 at 17:45:59, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 93.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/15/1998 at 10:33:42, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 99.7 miles away from Monahans center
On 6/2/2001 at 01:55:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 53.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Ward County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Fires: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Kathy Whitworth - Professional golfer, Guy Clark - Musician, Danny Mason - College golf coach, Deanna Dunagan - Actress, Eileen Wilks - Fiction writer, Gilbert Baker (Arkansas politician) - Politician, Lane Turner - Singer, Jim Colvin - Football player.
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Local government website: www.cityofmonahans.org
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Public high schools in Monahans:
See full list of schools located in Monahans, School District: MONAHANS-WICKETT-PYOTE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Public elementary/middle schools in Monahans:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 12.4%
(6.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 18.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 13.5% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
54 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
People in group quarters in Monahans in 2000:
Monahans compared to Texas state average:
Banks with branches in Monahans (2011 data):
Fire-safe hotels and motels in Monahans, Texas:
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Religion statistics for Monahans (based on Ward County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 78.24%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
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Monahans government finances in 2002(per resident):
8.20% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,637 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:
8.39% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,747 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 Monahans 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 Monahans)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 145 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Monahans, TX)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 34 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 4 (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: 22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Monahans)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 30 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Monahans)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 7 patent applications in 2008-2013.