For population 25 years and over in Plainview:
For population 15 years and over in Plainview city:
2,356 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,409 (1.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lubbock, TX (44.3 miles , pop. 199,564).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (253.7 miles , pop. 506,132).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (300.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Seth Ward, TX (1.4 miles ), Hale Center, TX (3.4 miles ), Kress, TX (3.5 miles ), Edmonson, TX (3.5 miles) , Providence, TX (3.5 miles ), Lockney, TX (4.1 miles ), Petersburg, TX (4.8 miles ), Olton, TX (4.9 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 34.19 N, Longitude: 101.72 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,065 (+4.8%)
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 Plainview detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 41 (33 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +192 (+0.9%).
Work and jobs in Plainview: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Plainview, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Plainview-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 184% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/2/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.2 miles away from the Plainview city center killed 4 people and injured 76 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
On 4/17/1970, a category F4 tornado 20.0 miles away from the city center killed 5 people and injured 51 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Plainview-area historical earthquake activity is below Texas state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 97.3 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, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 83.1 miles away from Plainview center
On 12/16/2000 at 22:08:54, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 83.7 miles away from the city center
On 9/24/2003 at 15:02:09, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 75.1 miles away from the city center
On 8/7/2000 at 17:19:08, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 83.2 miles away from Plainview center
On 2/15/1997 at 09:08:55, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 84.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Hale County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Fires: 2, Storms: 2, Wind: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Don January - Professional golfer, James H. Clark - Computer scientist, Leonard Garcia - Martial artist, David Thomas (American football) - Player of football, Pete Laney - Politician, Michael Egnew - College football player, Carl Nafzger - Horse trainer, Emily Jones McCoy - Television sports announcer, Julius Waring Walker, Jr. - Diplomat, Lawrence McCutcheon - Player of football.
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Local government website: www.ci.plainview.tx.us
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Plainview and their reported violations in the past:HALE COUNTY COMFORT STATION (Population served: 500, Groundwater):
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 22.5%
(10.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 37.2% for Black residents, 28.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 41.1% for American Indian residents, 20.4% for other race residents, 22.6% for two or more races residents)
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Religion statistics for Plainview city (based on Hale County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 88.01%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Number of full-service restaurants: 24
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Plainview government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
7.29% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,537 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:
8.60% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,769 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 Plainview fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Plainview)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 157 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Plainview, TX)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 31 (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: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 59 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Plainview)
FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 3 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Plainview)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 49 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 19 patent applications in 2008-2014.