For population 25 years and over in Spearman:
For population 15 years and over in Spearman city:
686 residents are foreign born (20.8% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,195 (2.1%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Amarillo, TX (77.9 miles , pop. 173,627).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (211.0 miles , pop. 506,132).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (343.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Gruver, TX (3.6 miles ), Morse, TX (4.3 miles) , Perryton, TX (5.1 miles ), Stinnett, TX (5.4 miles ), Hardesty, OK (5.4 miles ), Goodwell, OK (6.1 miles ), Sunray, TX (6.1 miles ), Guymon, OK (6.1 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 36.19 N, Longitude: 101.19 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 Spearman detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -184 (-5.7%).
Work and jobs in Spearman: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Spearman, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Spearman-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 140% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/9/1971, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.6 miles away from the Spearman city center .
On 6/9/1971, a category F4 tornado 31.0 miles away from the city center .
Earthquake activity:Spearman-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 85% 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 35.0 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 64.6 miles away from Spearman center
On 8/17/2000 at 01:08:05, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 65.6 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 40.0 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 49.3 miles away from Spearman center
On 3/25/1996 at 06:43:46, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 88.6 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 Hansford 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, Flood: 1, Tornado: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Rex Linn - Actor.
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Local government website: www.spearman.org
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Spearman and their reported violations in the past:LAKE PALO DURO (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 17.7%
(6.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 27.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 23.7% 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)
3 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
76 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere in 2000
9 people in other group homes in 2000
Spearman compared to Texas state average:
Banks with branches in Spearman (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Spearman (based on Hansford County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 94.06%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
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Spearman government finances in 2002(per resident):
6.83% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($39,071 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:
7.62% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,667 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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Spearman fatal accident list:
Aug 14, 1998 07:57 PM, Westfirst, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jul 4, 1997 10:08 PM, W7th, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Dec 27, 1987 00:33 AM, 15, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Dec 23, 1981 10:51 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Oct 11, 1979 05:29 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Spearman)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 41 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Spearman, TX)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 8 (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: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Spearman)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 20 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Spearman)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Businesses in Spearman, TX