For population 25 years and over in Paxton:
For population 15 years and over in Paxton town:
3 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $199 (0.2%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dothan, AL (56.3 miles , pop. 57,737).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Montgomery, AL (95.7 miles , pop. 201,568).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (547.7 miles , pop. 1,953,631).
Nearest cities: Florala, AL (1.5 miles ), Lockhart, AL (1.8 miles ), Laurel Hill, FL (3.0 miles ), Paxton-Darlington, FL (3.1 miles) , Onycha, AL (4.1 miles ), Horn Hill, AL (4.3 miles ), Samson, AL (4.3 miles ), Falco, AL (4.3 miles) .
Latitude: 30.98 N, Longitude: 86.31 W
Area code: 850
Population change in the 1990s: +55 (+9.2%).
Work and jobs in Paxton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Paxton, Florida
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Paxton-area historical tornado activity is above Florida state average. It is 111% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/1/2007, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 31.2 miles away from the Paxton town center killed 9 people and injured 50 people and caused $250 million in damages.
On 12/10/1967, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 27.0 miles away from the town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Paxton-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Florida state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 57.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/26/1997 at 23:27:12, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 59.2 miles away from Paxton center
On 9/30/2003 at 02:28:03, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 72.2 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1997 at 03:39:12, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 64.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/28/1997 at 09:00:11, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 59.2 miles away from Paxton center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Walton County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 8, Fires: 4, Tropical Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Winds: 2, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 7.5%
(7.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents)
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Religion statistics for Paxton town (based on Walton County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 33.13%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 12
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 42
Number of full-service restaurants: 71
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13.41% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($71,214 average adjusted gross income)
0.14% of residents moved from foreign countries ($280 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
10.25% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($53,893 average adjusted gross income)
0.15% of residents moved to foreign countries ($509 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Paxton fatal accident list:
Jun 24, 2004 08:45 PM, Thomas Dr, Cr-147, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Feb 11, 1984 05:30 AM, Jacksonsti, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Mar 20, 1984 01:45 AM, 187(331), Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jun 16, 1984 02:50 PM, 187, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 2, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total average daily traffic: 7,737
Total average daily truck traffic: 604
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 13,424
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:2
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:3
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:4
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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