For population 25 years and over in Pecos:
For population 15 years and over in Pecos city:
700 residents are foreign born (7.9% Latin America, 1.0% Asia).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $774 (1.3%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Odessa, TX (73.6 miles , pop. 90,943).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: El Paso, TX (174.1 miles , pop. 563,662).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (326.9 miles , pop. 1,144,646).
Nearest cities: Lindsay, TX (2.0 miles ), Barstow, TX (2.6 miles ), Toyah, TX (4.3 miles) , Pyote, TX (4.9 miles) , Mentone, TX (5.3 miles) , Coyanosa, TX (5.3 miles) , Wickett, TX (5.6 miles ), Wink, TX (5.6 miles ).
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Latitude: 31.42 N, Longitude: 103.50 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: +81 (+0.9%)
Area codes: 432, 915
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 Pecos detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 41 (20 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -2,572 (-21.3%).
Work and jobs in Pecos: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Pecos, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Pecos-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 46% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/22/1987, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 27.7 miles away from the Pecos city center killed 30 people and injured 121 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 4/26/1974, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 1.2 miles away from the city center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Pecos-area historical earthquake activity is above Texas state average. It is 91% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 79.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/2/1992 at 11:45:35, a magnitude 5.0 (4.6 MB, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 67.8 miles away from Pecos center
On 12/19/2005 at 20:27:40, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.1 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 98.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/15/1995 at 14:33:29, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 79.8 miles away from the city center
On 5/23/2004 at 09:22:05, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 99.0 miles away from Pecos center
On 11/12/1995 at 17:45:59, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 77.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Reeves County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Fires: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Abel Talamantez - Male singer, Donald F. Glut - Writer, Esmi Talamantez - Female singer.
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 31.0%
(3.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.3% for Black residents, 33.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 68.3% for American Indian residents, 51.6% for other race residents, 31.3% for two or more races residents)
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4 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness in 2010
People in group quarters in Pecos in 2000:
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Religion statistics for Pecos (based on Reeves County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 75.63%
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
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Pecos government finances in 2002(per resident):
6.31% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($24,580 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:
8.73% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,148 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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See more detailed statistics of Pecos fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Pecos)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 125 (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 Pecos, TX)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 27 (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: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Pecos)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 26 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Pecos)
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