For population 25 years and over in Sanderson:
For population 15 years and over in Sanderson CDP:
118 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $750 (1.1%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Odessa, TX (119.1 miles , pop. 90,943).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: San Antonio, TX (237.9 miles , pop. 1,144,646).
Nearest cities: West Terrell, TX (2.0 miles) , East Terrell, TX (5.0 miles) , Marathon, TX (7.1 miles ), Fort Stockton, TX (7.7 miles ), Iraan, TX (7.8 miles ), West Crockett, TX (8.0 miles) , McCamey, TX (8.3 miles ), Alpine, TX (8.8 miles ).
Latitude: 30.14 N, Longitude: 102.40 WNickname or alias (official or unofficial): Cactus Capital of Texas
Area code: 432
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Average climate in Sanderson, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Sanderson-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/4/1961, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 26.9 miles away from the Sanderson place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 8/10/1965, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 0.8 miles away from the place center .
Earthquake activity:Sanderson-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 58.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/15/1995 at 14:33:29, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 56.2 miles away from Sanderson center
On 4/15/1998 at 10:33:42, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 54.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/12/1995 at 17:45:59, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 58.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/1/1995 at 01:06:15, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 58.1 miles away from Sanderson center
On 4/14/1995 at 02:19:38, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 58.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Terrell County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Flood: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Airports located in Sanderson:
Amtrak station:SANDERSON (201 DOWNEY ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 18.1%
(2.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
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Banks with branches in Sanderson (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Sanderson CDP (based on Terrell County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 100.65%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Number of full-service restaurants: 1
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Adult obesity rate:
10.41% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,788 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
13.68% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,667 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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Sanderson fatal accident list:
Apr 6, 1979 01:30 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Mar 24, 1977 08:15 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Oct 4, 1976 06:35 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Sanderson)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:7
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers:3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:5
FAA Registered Aircraft:2