For population 25 years and over in Panhandle:
For population 15 years and over in Panhandle town:
50 residents are foreign born (1.4% Europe, 0.4% Asia).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,596 (1.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Amarillo, TX (28.1 miles , pop. 173,627).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (217.0 miles , pop. 506,132).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (316.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: White Deer, TX (3.6 miles ), Claude, TX (4.1 miles ), Groom, TX (4.3 miles ), Skellytown, TX (4.4 miles ), Borger, TX (4.7 miles ), Fritch, TX (4.9 miles ), Lake Meredith Estates, TX (5.0 miles ), Sanford, TX (5.1 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 35.35 N, Longitude: 101.38 W
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 Panhandle detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +236 (+10.0%).
Work and jobs in Panhandle: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Panhandle, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Panhandle-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 168% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/27/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.8 miles away from the Panhandle town center injured 7 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 6/8/1995, a category F4 tornado 23.0 miles away from the town center injured 7 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Panhandle-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 62% 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 88.6 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 23.9 miles away from Panhandle center
On 8/17/2000 at 01:08:05, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 24.5 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 47.4 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 32.3 miles away from Panhandle center
On 9/24/2003 at 15:02:09, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 20.9 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 Carson County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Fires: 2, Tornado: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Airports located in Panhandle:
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Panhandle:
Public high school in Panhandle:
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Public elementary/middle schools in Panhandle:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Panhandle and their reported violations in the past:CONWAY INN & RESTAURANT (Population served: 45, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Panhandle that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 7.9%
(8.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.9% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
People in group quarters in Panhandle in 2010:
People in group quarters in Panhandle in 2000:
Panhandle compared to Texas state average:
Banks with branches in Panhandle (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Panhandle town (based on Carson County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 88.92%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
9.33% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,368 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:
9.90% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,684 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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Panhandle fatal accident list:
Mar 11, 2008 06:58 PM, 4th, Lat: 35.346056, Lon: -101.376981, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 31, 2003 05:00 PM, Chester, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Aug 29, 1996 08:05 AM, Fm293, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 1, 1987 01:10 PM, 60w, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Aug 8, 1984 08:06 PM, 60, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Oct 4, 1981 09:07 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Panhandle)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 102 (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 Panhandle, TX)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Panhandle)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 16 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Panhandle)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 4 patent applications in 2008-2014.