For population 25 years and over in Muenster:
For population 15 years and over in Muenster city:
7 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,485 (2.1%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Denton, TX (33.3 miles , pop. 80,537).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Plano, TX (55.2 miles , pop. 222,030).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (68.0 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Lindsay, TX (3.0 miles ), St. Jo, TX (3.0 miles ), Gainesville, TX (3.7 miles ), Montague-Forestburg, TX (3.9 miles) , Leon, OK (4.0 miles) , Valley View, TX (4.0 miles ), Thackerville, OK (4.1 miles ), Montague, TX (4.5 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 33.65 N, Longitude: 97.38 W
Area code: 940
Population change in the 1990s: +159 (+11.4%).
Work and jobs in Muenster: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Muenster, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Muenster-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 256% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/6/1955, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.6 miles away from the Muenster city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 5/7/1995, a category F3 tornado 10.8 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Muenster-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 88.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1995 at 15:51:39, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 78.7 miles away from Muenster center
On 4/28/1998 at 14:13:01, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 98.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/15/1990 at 11:44:41, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 LG, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 77.7 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) earthquake occurred 93.4 miles away from Muenster center
On 10/6/2006 at 22:13:16, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 35.6 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 Cooke County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Fires: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Dave Parks - Football player.
Hospitals/medical centers in Muenster:
Amtrak station near Muenster:
Local government website: www.ci.muenster.tx.us
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Muenster:
Public high school in Muenster:
Private high school in Muenster:
See full list of schools located in Muenster
Public elementary/middle school in Muenster:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 12.4%
(12.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 90.9% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
43 people in nursing homes in 2000
4 people in religious group quarters in 2000
Muenster compared to Texas state average:
Banks with branches in Muenster (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
1996 2000 2004 2008 2012
1996 Presidential Elections Results
2000 Presidential Elections Results
2004 Presidential Elections Results
2008 Presidential Elections Results
2012 Presidential Elections Results
Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for Muenster city (based on Cooke County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 60.69%
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): 9
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Number of full-service restaurants: 34
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Muenster government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
Muenster government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):
Muenster government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
7.79% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($39,208 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:
7.97% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($38,999 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:
Strongest AM radio stations in Muenster:
Strongest FM radio stations in Muenster:
TV broadcast stations around Muenster:
Muenster fatal accident list:
Nov 2, 2007 09:56 AM, Us-82, Lat: 33.648300, Lon: -97.365014, Vehicles: 2, Fatalities: 1
Sep 3, 2004 10:21 AM, Us-82, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Jul 11, 1980 08:00 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jan 28, 1978 11:50 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Dec 19, 1976 00:35 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Muenster)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:46 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:4
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:7 (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 Amateur Radio Licenses:11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Muenster)
FAA Registered Aircraft:3
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Total of 45 patent applications in 2008-2014.