For population 25 years and over in Point Comfort:
For population 15 years and over in Point Comfort city:
17 residents are foreign born (0.7% Europe).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $950 (1.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Victoria, TX (28.1 miles , pop. 60,603).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Corpus Christi, TX (82.5 miles , pop. 277,454).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (103.4 miles , pop. 1,953,631).
Nearest cities: Port Lavaca, TX (2.5 miles ), Vanderbilt, TX (3.3 miles ), Lolita, TX (3.3 miles ), La Ward, TX (3.6 miles) , Kamey-Six Mile, TX (3.7 miles ), Inez, TX (4.5 miles ), Seadrift, TX (4.5 miles ), Bloomington, TX (4.5 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 28.68 N, Longitude: 96.56 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,447 (+348.1%)
Area code: 361
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 Point Comfort detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -174 (-18.2%).
Work and jobs in Point Comfort: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Point Comfort, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Point Comfort-area historical tornado activity is below Texas state average. It is 22% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 11/5/1968, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.8 miles away from the Point Comfort city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 9/20/1967, a category F3 tornado 20.6 miles away from the city center killed 4 people and injured 7 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Point Comfort-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 99% 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 95.4 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 91.0 miles away from Point Comfort 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 91.3 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 98.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Calhoun County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 7
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 9, Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Fires: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Flood: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Point Comfort:
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 4.4%
(6.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 5.0% for Black residents, 2.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 9.4% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
6 people in other workers' dormitories in 2000
Point Comfort compared to Texas state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Point Comfort (based on Calhoun County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 55.61%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Number of full-service restaurants: 25
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Point Comfort government finances in 2002(per resident):
7.18% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,541 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:
7.04% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,689 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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Point Comfort fatal accident list:
Aug 24, 1980 08:50 PM, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Point Comfort)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:30 (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 Point Comfort, TX)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Point Comfort)
FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:1
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: