For population 25 years and over in Ransom Canyon:
For population 15 years and over in Ransom Canyon town:
40 residents are foreign born (1.5% Latin America, 1.1% Asia, 0.7% Europe, 0.4% North America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $4,149 (2.1%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lubbock, TX (11.5 miles , pop. 199,564).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fort Worth, TX (257.7 miles , pop. 534,694).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (287.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Buffalo Springs, TX (1.3 miles ), Slaton, TX (2.6 miles ), Idalou, TX (3.0 miles ), Lubbock, TX (3.4 miles ), Lorenzo, TX (3.6 miles ), Wilson, TX (3.9 miles ), New Deal, TX (4.1 miles ), Wolfforth, TX (4.4 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 33.53 N, Longitude: 101.68 W
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 Ransom Canyon detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +246 (+32.2%).
Work and jobs in Ransom Canyon: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Ransom Canyon, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Ransom Canyon-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 135% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/11/1970, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 6.9 miles away from the Ransom Canyon town center killed 26 people and injured 500 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.
On 4/21/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.6 miles away from the town center injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Ransom Canyon-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 63.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/29/2008 at 10:24:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 65.4 miles away from Ransom Canyon center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Lubbock County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 7
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Fires: 3, Floods: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Storms: 2, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Ransom Canyon:
Local government website: www.ci.ransom-canyon.tx.us
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ransom Canyon:
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 7.60. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.4 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 5.5%
(2.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% 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)
Ransom Canyon compared to Texas state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Ransom Canyon (based on Lubbock County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 59.66%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 25
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 85
Number of full-service restaurants: 148
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Ransom Canyon government finances in 2002(per resident):
7.51% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,312 average adjusted gross income)
0.25% of residents moved from foreign countries ($241 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.34% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,172 average adjusted gross income)
0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($165 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Ransom Canyon)
FAA Registered Aircraft:3
Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2013.