For population 25 years and over in Rankin:
For population 15 years and over in Rankin city:
21 residents are foreign born (2.4% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $832 (1.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Odessa, TX (50.8 miles , pop. 90,943).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: San Antonio, TX (238.6 miles , pop. 1,144,646).
Nearest cities: McCamey, TX (4.2 miles ), Iraan, TX (4.7 miles ), Crane, TX (5.2 miles ), Big Lake, TX (5.3 miles ), West Crockett, TX (5.4 miles) , Imperial, TX (6.7 miles ), Midland Rural, TX (6.9 miles ), Odessa, TX (7.1 miles ).
Latitude: 31.22 N, Longitude: 101.94 W
Area code: 432
Population change in the 1990s: -195 (-19.6%).
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Average climate in Rankin, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Rankin-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 41% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/1/1990, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.9 miles away from the Rankin city center killed 2 people and injured 21 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 4/26/1960, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 8.4 miles away from the city center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Rankin-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 11/22/2001 at 00:07:08, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 56.3 miles away from the city center
On 8/26/1992 at 03:24:52, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 79.6 miles away from Rankin center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Upton County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 3, Hurricanes: 3 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Bud McFadin - Football player.
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 11.2%
(10.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 17.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 17.6% for two or more races residents)
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No gay or lesbian households reported
3 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010
4 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000
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Religion statistics for Rankin (based on Upton County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 66.45%
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): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
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9.33% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($46,441 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:
9.24% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($41,413 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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Rankin fatal accident list:
Feb 5, 2001 04:34 PM, Sp-576, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jun 22, 1979 87:99 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Rankin)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Rankin, TX)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:4
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
FAA Registered Aircraft:5
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