For population 25 years and over in Stamford:
For population 15 years and over in Stamford city:
134 residents are foreign born (4.3% Latin America, 0.6% Asia).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,289 (1.9%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Abilene, TX (34.9 miles , pop. 115,930).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fort Worth, TX (143.5 miles , pop. 534,694).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (174.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Sagerton, TX (2.7 miles ), Lueders, TX (3.8 miles ), Anson, TX (3.8 miles ), Haskell, TX (3.9 miles ), Rule, TX (4.2 miles ), Hamlin, TX (4.5 miles ), Hawley, TX (4.8 miles ), Hawley-Noodle, TX (5.0 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 32.95 N, Longitude: 99.79 W
Area code: 325
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 Stamford detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 9 (8 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -195 (-5.1%).
Work and jobs in Stamford: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Stamford, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Stamford-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 120% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/26/1962, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.3 miles away from the Stamford city center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 3/13/1953, a category F4 tornado 24.7 miles away from the city center killed 17 people and injured 25 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Stamford-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 96% 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 56.9 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 61.2 miles away from Stamford center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Jones County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Fires: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Johnny Anders - Businessman, Charles Coody - PGA Tour Golf player (born: 7/13/37), Bob Harrison (American football) - Football player, Mike Compton (baseball) - Baseball player, Charles Stenholm.
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Public high school in Stamford:
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 19.5%
(10.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 44.4% for Black residents, 38.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 15.6% 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)
61 people in residential treatment centers for adults in 2010
89 people in nursing homes in 2000
69 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000
Stamford compared to Texas state average:
Banks with branches in Stamford (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Stamford (based on Jones County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 62.69%
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): 8
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
9.69% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,155 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:
10.46% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($77,089 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 Stamford 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 Stamford)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:39 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Stamford, TX)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers:6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Stamford)
FAA Registered Aircraft:5
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.