For population 25 years and over in Spur:
For population 15 years and over in Spur city:
31 residents are foreign born (2.8% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $643 (1.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lubbock, TX (59.2 miles , pop. 199,564).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fort Worth, TX (210.4 miles , pop. 534,694).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (240.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Dickens, TX (3.2 miles ), Girard, TX (3.7 miles) , Jayton, TX (4.8 miles ), Crosbyton, TX (5.0 miles ), Roaring Springs, TX (5.4 miles ), Ralls, TX (5.8 miles ), Guthrie, TX (6.0 miles ), Post, TX (6.0 miles ).
Latitude: 33.48 N, Longitude: 100.86 W
Area code: 806
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Crime in Spur detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -221 (-16.9%).
Work and jobs in Spur: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Spur, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Spur-area historical tornado activity is near Texas state average. It is 90% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/6/1989, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.1 miles away from the Spur city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
On 5/24/1960, a category F3 tornado 18.8 miles away from the city center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Spur-area historical earthquake activity is above Texas state average. It is 92% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 31.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/29/2008 at 10:24:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 40.1 miles away from Spur center
On 10/7/2007 at 13:54:21, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, 2.7 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 82.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Dickens County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 3, Hurricanes: 3 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Red McCombs - NFL team owner, Robb Kendrick - Photographer.
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Spur:
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Public high school in Spur:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 37.8%
(20.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.3% for Black residents, 63.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 65.7% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
38 people in nursing homes
Spur compared to Texas state average:
Banks with branches in Spur (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Spur (based on Dickens County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 87.18%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Adult diabetes rate:
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Spur government finances in 2002:
6.10% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($61,786 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
8.76% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,903 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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Spur fatal accident list:
Oct 13, 1991 01:30 AM, Swensonprk, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Spur)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:4
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:2
FAA Registered Aircraft:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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