For population 25 years and over in Sulphur Springs:
For population 15 years and over in Sulphur Springs city:
1,219 residents are foreign born (7.4% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,628 (1.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tyler, TX (58.0 miles , pop. 83,650).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Garland, TX (61.9 miles , pop. 215,768).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (72.6 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Seymore, TX (2.9 miles ), Como, TX (3.0 miles ), North Hopkins-Sulphur Bluff, TX (3.4 miles ), Pickton-Pine Forest, TX (3.5 miles ), Tira, TX (3.7 miles ), Cumby, TX (3.7 miles ), Yantis, TX (3.7 miles ), Cooper, TX (4.2 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 33.13 N, Longitude: 95.60 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: +4,507 (+29.2%)
Area code: 903
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 Sulphur Springs detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 40 (29 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +369 (+2.6%).
Work and jobs in Sulphur Springs: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Sulphur Springs, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Sulphur Springs-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 230% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/14/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.2 miles away from the Sulphur Springs city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
On 4/2/1982, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 35.7 miles away from the city center killed 10 people and injured 170 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Sulphur Springs-area historical earthquake activity is below Texas state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/31/1997 at 03:26:41, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 21.3 miles away from the city center
On 10/20/2002 at 02:18:13, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 83.5 miles away from Sulphur Springs center
On 4/22/2005 at 05:17:04, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 76.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/31/2008 at 05:01:54, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 85.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Hopkins County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Fires: 3, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Damione Lewis - 2005 NFL player (St. Louis Rams, born: Mar 1, 1978), John D. Cherry - Politician, Tyreo Harrison - 2005 NFL player (Houston Texans, born: May 15, 1980), David Box - US rock musician, Don Looney - Football player, Kaci Brown - Singer, Keenan Clayton - Football player, Stacy Stephens - WNBA player (New York Liberty, born: Jan 21, 1982).
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Airports and heliports located in Sulphur Springs:
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Local government website: www.sulphurspringstx.org
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Public elementary/middle schools in Sulphur Springs:
See full list of schools located in Sulphur Springs, map of school districts: SULPHUR SPRINGS INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT, NORTH HOPKINS INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Private elementary/middle school in Sulphur Springs:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 21.6%
(17.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.6% for Black residents, 33.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 26.4% for other race residents, 35.6% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
77 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
People in group quarters in Sulphur Springs in 2000:
Sulphur Springs compared to Texas state average:
Banks with branches in Sulphur Springs (2011 data):
Fire-safe hotels and motels in Sulphur Springs, Texas:
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Neighborhood in Sulphur Springs (Sulphur Springs, Texas Neighborhood Map):
Religion statistics for Sulphur Springs (based on Hopkins County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 71.34%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 25
Number of full-service restaurants: 20
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Sulphur Springs government finances in 2004(per resident):
7.51% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,107 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:
7.33% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,421 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 Sulphur Springs fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 169 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Sulphur Springs)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Sulphur Springs, TX)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 77 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Sulphur Springs)
FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Sulphur Springs)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 56 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Sulphur Springs, TX
Total of 9 patent applications in 2008-2013.