For population 25 years and over in Stratford:
For population 15 years and over in Stratford city:
345 residents are foreign born (18.2% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,439 (1.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Amarillo, TX (79.7 miles , pop. 173,627).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Colorado Springs, CO (229.7 miles , pop. 360,890).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (387.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Texhoma, TX (4.4 miles ), Texhoma, OK (4.4 miles ), Cactus, TX (4.5 miles ), Sunray, TX (5.1 miles ), Goodwell, OK (5.5 miles ), Dalhart, TX (5.6 miles ), West Texas, OK (5.6 miles ), Dumas, TX (5.8 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 36.34 N, Longitude: 102.07 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 Stratford 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: +217 (+12.2%).
Work and jobs in Stratford: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Stratford, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Stratford-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 55% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/9/1971, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.4 miles away from the Stratford city center .
On 5/18/1977, a category F4 tornado 28.4 miles away from the city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Stratford-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 77.6 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 66.5 miles away from Stratford center
On 8/17/2000 at 01:08:05, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 67.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/19/2002 at 12:14:20, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 55.6 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 85.5 miles away from Stratford center
On 2/18/2006 at 05:49:41, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 48.5 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 Sherman 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).
Airports located in Stratford:
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 17.3%
(2.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 34.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 46.3% 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
54 people in nursing homes in 2000
2 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000
Stratford compared to Texas state average:
Banks with branches in Stratford (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Stratford (based on Sherman County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 104.36%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
Number of full-service restaurants: 1
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
7.24% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,250 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
9.00% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,423 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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Stratford fatal accident list:
Jan 30, 1982 05:03 PM, 287, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 28, 1982 11:05 AM, 54, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 10, Fatalities: 2
Sep 26, 1980 07:00 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jun 20, 1976 07:12 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Stratford)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:53 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Stratford, TX)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:3
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
FAA Registered Aircraft:7
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Businesses in Stratford, TX