For population 25 years and over in Quanah:
For population 15 years and over in Quanah city:
47 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,163 (2.1%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita Falls, TX (75.5 miles , pop. 104,197).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (149.7 miles , pop. 506,132).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (199.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Goodlett, TX (3.2 miles) , Eldorado, OK (3.7 miles ), Chillicothe, TX (3.7 miles ), West Jackson, OK (4.5 miles ), Crowell, TX (4.6 miles ), Fargo-Odell, TX (4.7 miles ), Olustee, OK (5.0 miles ), Elmer, OK (5.1 miles) .
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 34.30 N, Longitude: 99.74 W
Area code: 940
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Crime rate in Quanah detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -373 (-11.0%).
Work and jobs in Quanah: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Quanah, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Quanah-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 161% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/1/1954, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.9 miles away from the Quanah city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 4/10/1979, a category F4 tornado 34.5 miles away from the city center killed 11 people and injured 68 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Quanah-area historical earthquake activity is near Texas state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/28/1998 at 14:13:01, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 82.7 miles away from the city center
On 2/8/2002 at 16:07:13, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 84.2 miles away from Quanah center
On 10/7/2007 at 13:54:21, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, 2.7 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 27.4 miles away from the city center
On 2/15/1997 at 09:08:55, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 66.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/23/1996 at 10:54:18, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 67.3 miles away from Quanah center
On 4/5/1995 at 05:31:16, a magnitude 3.0 (2.8 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 74.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Hardeman County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 6
Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 4, Hurricanes: 3 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Fred C. Koch - Anti-communist, Edward Givens - Astronaut, Bill Evans (1940s pitcher) - Major League Baseball player.
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 26.3%
(15.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.0% for Black residents, 55.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 39.8% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
6 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
People in group quarters in Quanah in 2000:
Quanah compared to Texas state average:
Banks with branches in Quanah (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Quanah (based on Hardeman County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 122.33%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
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Quanah government finances in 2002(per resident):
7.78% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,631 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:
8.30% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,950 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:4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Quanah)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:56 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:4
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Quanah)
FAA Registered Aircraft:14 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Quanah)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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