For population 25 years and over in Orange Grove:
For population 15 years and over in Orange Grove city:
58 residents are foreign born (3.3% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,138 (1.0%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Corpus Christi, TX (36.0 miles , pop. 277,454).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (109.1 miles , pop. 1,144,646).
Nearest cities: Westdale, TX (1.5 miles ), K-Bar Ranch, TX (1.7 miles ), Alfred-South La Paloma, TX (2.2 miles ), Sandia, TX (2.4 miles ), Sandy Hollow-Escondidas, TX (2.7 miles ), Pernitas Point, TX (2.7 miles ), Lake City, TX (3.0 miles ), San Patricio, TX (3.2 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 27.96 N, Longitude: 97.94 W
Area code: 361
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 Orange Grove detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +86 (+7.2%).
Work and jobs in Orange Grove: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Orange Grove, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Orange Grove-area historical tornado activity is below Texas state average. It is 8% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/16/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.4 miles away from the Orange Grove city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
On 4/29/1976, a category F3 tornado 25.7 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Orange Grove-area historical earthquake activity is above Texas state average. It is 92% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 60.2 miles away from the city center
On 3/24/1997 at 22:31:34, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 18.0 miles away from Orange Grove center
On 4/7/2008 at 09:51:12, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, 3.9 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 66.8 miles away from the city center
On 7/20/1991 at 23:38:19, a magnitude 3.6 (3.4 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 66.1 miles away from the city center
On 5/16/1993 at 15:30:19, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 60.7 miles away from Orange Grove center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Jim Wells County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 8
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 11, Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Fires: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Wind: 1, Flood: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Airports located in Orange Grove:
Amtrak station near Orange Grove:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Orange Grove:
Public high school in Orange Grove:
See full list of schools located in Orange Grove, School District: ORANGE GROVE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Public elementary/middle schools in Orange Grove:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 17.9%
(5.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 4.1% 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)
Orange Grove compared to Texas state average:
Banks with branches in Orange Grove (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Orange Grove (based on Jim Wells County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 59.58%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 10
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Number of full-service restaurants: 23
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Orange Grove government finances in 2002(per resident):
6.18% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,001 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:
6.98% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,599 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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Orange Grove fatal accident list:
Mar 2, 1986 12:15 AM, Fm624, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 7, Fatalities: 1
Jul 28, 1981 09:45 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Aug 14, 1978 05:30 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Sep 24, 1978 11:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
May 2, 1976 07:44 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Orange Grove)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:48 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:3
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:5
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Orange Grove)
FAA Registered Aircraft:8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Orange Grove)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Orange Grove, TX
Total of 4 patent applications in 2008-2013.