For population 25 years and over in Skellytown:
For population 15 years and over in Skellytown town:
3 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $388 (0.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Amarillo, TX (45.9 miles , pop. 173,627).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (204.8 miles , pop. 506,132).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (315.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: White Deer, TX (3.1 miles ), Pampa, TX (3.4 miles ), Borger, TX (3.8 miles ), Panhandle, TX (4.4 miles ), Sanford, TX (4.7 miles ), Lefors, TX (4.8 miles ), Stinnett, TX (4.8 miles ), Fritch, TX (5.0 miles ).
Latitude: 35.57 N, Longitude: 101.17 W
Area code: 806
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -67 (-9.9%).
Work and jobs in Skellytown: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Skellytown, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Skellytown-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 172% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/8/1995, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.9 miles away from the Skellytown town center injured 7 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 4/17/1970, a category F4 tornado 16.6 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 13 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Skellytown-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 69% 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 69.5 miles away from the city center
On 12/16/2000 at 22:08:54, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 37.3 miles away from Skellytown center
On 8/17/2000 at 01:08:05, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 38.3 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) earthquake occurred 29.0 miles away from the city center
On 2/18/2006 at 05:49:41, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 35.6 miles away from Skellytown center
On 9/24/2003 at 15:02:09, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 38.1 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 Carson County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Fires: 2, Tornado: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Skellytown:
Airports located in Skellytown:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Skellytown:
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Public elementary/middle school in Skellytown:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 20.9%
(21.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian 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)
Skellytown compared to Texas state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Skellytown (based on Carson County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 88.92%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Skellytown government finances in 2002(per resident):
9.33% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,368 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:
9.90% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,684 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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Skellytown fatal accident list:
Nov 16, 2004 08:47 PM, Sr-152, Fm294, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Skellytown)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Skellytown, TX)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
FAA Registered Aircraft:4
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: