For population 25 years and over in Roxton:
For population 15 years and over in Roxton city:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $825 (1.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: East Grayson, TX (48.0 miles , pop. 81,381).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Plano, TX (68.2 miles , pop. 222,030).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (80.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Howland, TX (2.3 miles ), Toco, TX (3.0 miles) , Pecan Gap, TX (3.2 miles ), Honey Grove, TX (3.3 miles ), Cooper, TX (3.5 miles ), Biardstown, TX (3.6 miles ), Paris, TX (3.6 miles ), Sumner, TX (3.7 miles ).
Latitude: 33.55 N, Longitude: 95.72 W
Area code: 903
Population change in the 1990s: +55 (+8.6%).
Work and jobs in Roxton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Roxton, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Roxton-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 221% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/2/1982, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.1 miles away from the Roxton city center killed 10 people and injured 170 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 5/13/1981, a category F4 tornado 15.6 miles away from the city center injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Roxton-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 94% 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 87.2 miles away from the city center
On 5/31/1997 at 03:26:41, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 28.7 miles away from Roxton center
On 10/20/2002 at 02:18:13, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 54.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/8/2004 at 00:15:09, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 99.8 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 53.4 miles away from Roxton center
On 6/1/1995 at 04:49:29, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 77.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
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).
Birthplace of: Jack Hawkins (US Marine Corps officer) - Spy, Bill Lattimore - Baseball player.
Hospitals/medical centers near Roxton:
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Public high school in Roxton:
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 40.2%
(27.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 80.6% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Roxton compared to Texas state average:
Banks with branches in Roxton (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Roxton (based on Lamar County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 65.36%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
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
Adult diabetes rate:
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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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Roxton fatal accident list:
Dec 9, 2002 00:26 AM, Fm38, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:5
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:6
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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