For population 25 years and over in Pampa:
For population 15 years and over in Pampa city:
1,228 residents are foreign born (6.2% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,417 (1.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Amarillo, TX (55.1 miles , pop. 173,627).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (193.1 miles , pop. 506,132).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (305.2 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Lefors, TX (3.4 miles ), Skellytown, TX (3.4 miles ), White Deer, TX (3.8 miles ), Miami, TX (4.6 miles ), Groom, TX (5.0 miles ), Borger, TX (5.1 miles ), Panhandle, TX (5.2 miles ), Mobeetie, TX (5.4 miles) .
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 35.54 N, Longitude: 100.96 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,703 (-9.4%)
Area code: 806
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 Pampa detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 36 (26 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -2,007 (-10.1%).
Work and jobs in Pampa: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Pampa, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Pampa-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 181% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/8/1995, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 0.9 miles away from the Pampa city center injured 7 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 4/17/1970, a category F4 tornado 6.2 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 13 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Pampa-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 72% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 67.9 miles away from the city center
On 12/16/2000 at 22:08:54, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 48.1 miles away from Pampa center
On 8/17/2000 at 01:08:05, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 49.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/14/2008 at 03:07:28, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 20.9 miles away from the city center
On 2/18/2006 at 05:49:41, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 47.5 miles away from Pampa center
On 9/24/2003 at 15:02:09, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 47.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Gray County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Flood: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: John Jenkins (American football) - Football player and coach, Les Brownlee - Recipient of the Purple Heart medal, Mary Castle - Actress, Warren Chisum - Politician, Zach Thomas - 2005 NFL player (Miami Dolphins, born: Sep 1, 1973), Duane Lee Chapman, II - Television personality, Dave Melton - Baseball player, Gary Webb (golfer) - Professional golfer.
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Local government website: www.cityofpampa.org
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Pampa and their reported violations in the past:W B PUMP & SUPPLY (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 15.3%
(10.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.2% for Black residents, 27.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 41.9% for American Indian residents, 40.0% for other race residents, 8.1% for two or more races residents)
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Religion statistics for Pampa (based on Gray County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 82.54%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
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Pampa government finances in 2002(per resident):
8.20% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,640 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:
7.23% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,659 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Pampa)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 129 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Pampa, TX)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 34 (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: 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: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 67 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Pampa)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 66 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Pampa)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 9 patent applications in 2008-2013.