Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: McKinney, TX (77.0 miles , pop. 54,369).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Plano, TX (87.9 miles , pop. 222,030).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (101.0 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Grant, OK (3.1 miles ), Reno, TX (3.2 miles ), Paris, TX (3.2 miles ), Sun Valley, TX (3.3 miles) , Sumner, TX (3.5 miles) , Toco, TX (3.6 miles) , Blossom, TX (3.6 miles ), Hugo, OK (3.7 miles ).
Latitude: 33.81 N, Longitude: 95.52 W
Unemployment in July 2013:
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Average climate in Powderly, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Powderly-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 201% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/2/1982, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 22.4 miles away from the Powderly place center injured 29 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 5/13/1981, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 2.5 miles away from the place center injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Powderly-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 78.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/20/2002 at 02:18:13, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 45.3 miles away from Powderly center
On 5/31/1997 at 03:26:41, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 50.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/22/2005 at 05:17:04, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 31.9 miles away from the city center
On 5/27/2007 at 21:03:22, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 96.3 miles away from Powderly center
On 6/1/1995 at 04:49:29, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 76.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Lamar County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Hurricanes: 4, Fires: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Flood: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
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Powderly compared to Texas state average:
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Religion statistics for Powderly CCD (based on Lamar County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 65.36%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 6
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 29
Number of full-service restaurants: 33
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.95% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,939 average adjusted gross income)
0.21% of residents moved from foreign countries ($-306 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.75% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,399 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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FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Powderly)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:7
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Powderly)
FAA Registered Aircraft:15 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Powderly)
Businesses in Powderly, TX
Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.