For population 25 years and over in Seminole:
For population 15 years and over in Seminole city:
867 residents are foreign born (11.9% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,372 (1.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Midland, TX (58.9 miles , pop. 94,996).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: El Paso, TX (229.8 miles , pop. 563,662).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (333.3 miles , pop. 1,144,646).
Nearest cities: Seagraves, TX (4.0 miles ), Denver City, TX (4.5 miles ), Wellman, TX (5.1 miles ), Andrews, TX (5.3 miles ), Hobbs, NM (5.3 miles ), Plains, TX (5.8 miles ), Eunice, NM (6.0 miles ), Brownfield, TX (6.2 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 32.72 N, Longitude: 102.65 W
Area code: 432
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 Seminole detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 12 (11 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -594 (-9.1%).
Work and jobs in Seminole: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Seminole, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Seminole-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 28% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/19/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.7 miles away from the Seminole city center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.
On 5/12/1982, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 2.5 miles away from the city center injured 17 people.
Earthquake activity:Seminole-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 1/2/1992 at 11:45:35, a magnitude 5.0 (4.6 MB, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 37.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/2/2001 at 01:55:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 39.1 miles away from Seminole center
On 8/26/1992 at 03:24:52, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 37.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/2001 at 00:07:08, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 64.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Gaines County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Fires: 2, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Larry Gatlin - Male singer, Bob McKay - College football player, Tanner Ogden - College basketball player (Texas Tech Red Raiders).
Airports located in Seminole:
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Local government website: www.ci.seminole.tx.us
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Seminole:
Public high schools in Seminole:
See full list of schools located in Seminole, School District: SEMINOLE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Public elementary/middle schools in Seminole:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Seminole and their reported violations in the past:GAINES COUNTY GOLF COURSE (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:GAINES COUNTY PARK (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 16.5%
(11.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 23.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 13.6% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 8.8% for other race residents, 12.1% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
20 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
68 people in nursing homes in 2000
25 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000
Seminole compared to Texas state average:
Banks with branches in Seminole (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Seminole (based on Gaines County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 81.23%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
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Seminole government finances in 2002(per resident):
6.13% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,337 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:
6.71% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,369 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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See more detailed statistics of Seminole fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Seminole)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 153 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Seminole, TX)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 54 (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 Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Seminole)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 61 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Seminole)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2013.