For population 25 years and over in Perryton:
For population 15 years and over in Perryton city:
1,799 residents are foreign born (19.8% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,486 (1.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Amarillo, TX (101.0 miles , pop. 173,627).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (193.7 miles , pop. 506,132).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (337.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Booker, TX (3.9 miles ), South Beaver, OK (5.0 miles ), Spearman, TX (5.1 miles ), Hardesty, OK (5.1 miles ), Darrouzett, TX (5.2 miles ), Lipscomb, TX (5.6 miles) , Beaver, OK (5.8 miles ), Gruver, TX (5.9 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 36.39 N, Longitude: 100.81 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: +150 (+1.7%)
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 Perryton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 18 (11 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +118 (+1.5%).
Work and jobs in Perryton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Perryton, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Perryton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 138% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/9/1971, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.1 miles away from the Perryton city center .
On 3/18/1982, a category F4 tornado 33.6 miles away from the city center injured 12 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Perryton-area historical earthquake activity is above Texas state average. It is 90% 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 9.8 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, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 43.6 miles away from Perryton center
On 12/16/2000 at 22:08:54, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 88.4 miles away from the city center
On 8/17/2000 at 01:08:05, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 89.4 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 74.4 miles away from Perryton center
On 8/7/2000 at 17:19:08, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 89.2 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 Ochiltree County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Floods: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Fires: 2, Storms: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Mike Hargrove - Baseball player and coach, Lou Richards (actor) - Actor.
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Local government website: www.ci.perryton.tx.us
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See full list of schools located in Perryton, School District: PERRYTON INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Perryton and their reported violations in the past:LAKE FRYER WOLF CREEK PARK (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 23.2%
(8.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 1.6% for Black residents, 37.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 30.2% for American Indian residents, 46.8% for other race residents, 8.3% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
18 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
52 people in nursing homes in 2000
20 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000
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Religion statistics for Perryton (based on Ochiltree County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 66.26%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
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Perryton government finances in 2002(per resident):
6.65% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,701 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:
7.63% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($37,676 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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See more detailed statistics of Perryton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Perryton)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 83 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Perryton, TX)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 13 (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: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 43 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Perryton)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 33 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Perryton)
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Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2014.