For population 25 years and over in Pettus:
For population 15 years and over in Pettus CDP:
8 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $646 (0.8%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Victoria, TX (51.0 miles , pop. 60,603).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Corpus Christi, TX (65.3 miles , pop. 277,454).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (71.8 miles , pop. 1,144,646).
Nearest cities: Tulsita, TX (1.4 miles) , Tuleta, TX (1.8 miles ), Normanna, TX (2.5 miles) , Pawnee, TX (3.5 miles ), Kenedy, TX (3.7 miles ), Beeville, TX (3.9 miles ), Blue Berry Hill, TX (4.0 miles ), Runge, TX (4.4 miles ).
Latitude: 28.62 N, Longitude: 97.80 W
Area code: 361
Work and jobs in Pettus: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Pettus, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Pettus-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 32% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/25/1966, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.5 miles away from the Pettus place center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 4/29/1976, a category F3 tornado 26.6 miles away from the place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Pettus-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 23.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/7/2008 at 09:51:12, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, 3.9 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 25.1 miles away from Pettus center
On 3/24/1997 at 22:31:34, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 64.2 miles away from the city center
On 7/20/1991 at 23:38:19, a magnitude 3.6 (3.4 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 24.7 miles away from the city center
On 5/16/1993 at 15:30:19, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 25.9 miles away from Pettus center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Bee County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 8
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 9, Floods: 2, Fires: 2, Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Flood: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 12.8%
(9.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 17.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 40.5% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Pettus compared to Texas state average:
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Religion statistics for Pettus CDP (based on Bee County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 42.63%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
7.29% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,503 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:
7.70% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,875 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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Pettus fatal accident list:
May 26, 2005 10:13 AM, Us-181, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Aug 26, 1984 09:00 PM, Fm623, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 10, 1980 12:50 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:55 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Pettus)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:6
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Businesses in Pettus, TX
Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.