For population 25 years and over in Shamrock:
For population 15 years and over in Shamrock city:
46 residents are foreign born (0.4% North America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $994 (1.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Amarillo, TX (90.3 miles , pop. 173,627).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (154.1 miles , pop. 506,132).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (259.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Samnorwood, TX (3.4 miles) , Texola, OK (3.8 miles) , Wheeler, TX (4.0 miles ), McLean, TX (4.5 miles ), Erick, OK (4.6 miles ), Quail, TX (4.7 miles) , Sweetwater, OK (4.9 miles) , Mobeetie, TX (4.9 miles) .
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 35.22 N, Longitude: 100.25 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 Shamrock detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 7 (3 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -201 (-9.0%).
Work and jobs in Shamrock: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Shamrock, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Shamrock-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 191% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/25/1955, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.1 miles away from the Shamrock city center killed 2 people and injured 18 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 6/8/1995, a category F4 tornado 19.6 miles away from the city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Shamrock-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 92.2 miles away from the city center
On 10/14/2008 at 03:07:28, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 46.2 miles away from Shamrock center
On 12/16/2000 at 22:08:54, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 88.6 miles away from the city center
On 8/17/2000 at 01:08:05, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 89.2 miles away from the city center
On 2/15/1997 at 09:08:55, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 24.8 miles away from Shamrock center
On 2/18/2006 at 05:49:41, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 92.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Wheeler County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 4, Hurricanes: 3 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 15.3%
(14.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.9% for Black residents, 7.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 37.5% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
46 people in nursing homes in 2000
Shamrock compared to Texas state average:
Banks with branches in Shamrock (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Shamrock city (based on Wheeler County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 75.25%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
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Shamrock government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
9.29% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,803 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:
8.09% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,889 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 Shamrock fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Shamrock)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:48 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Shamrock, TX)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Shamrock)
FAA Registered Aircraft:7
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: