For population 25 years and over in Sunset:
For population 15 years and over in Sunset city:
10 residents are foreign born (2.4% Europe, 1.2% Asia).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $2,220 (3.8%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Denton, TX (40.3 miles , pop. 80,537).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northeast Tarrant, TX (52.3 miles , pop. 402,130).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (72.6 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Alvord, TX (2.8 miles ), Bowie, TX (2.9 miles ), Chico, TX (3.3 miles ), Montague-Forestburg, TX (3.6 miles ), Bridgeport, TX (4.1 miles ), Lake Bridgeport, TX (4.2 miles ), Decatur, TX (4.3 miles ), Bellevue, TX (4.4 miles ).
Latitude: 33.45 N, Longitude: 97.77 W
Area code: 940
Work and jobs in Sunset: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Sunset, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Sunset-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 225% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/7/1995, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.4 miles away from the Sunset city center killed 2 people and injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 4/3/1964, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 50.4 miles away from the city center killed 7 people and injured 111 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Sunset-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 1/18/1995 at 15:51:39, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 91.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/28/1998 at 14:13:01, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 99.1 miles away from Sunset center
On 11/15/1990 at 11:44:41, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 LG, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 90.9 miles away from the city center
On 2/8/2002 at 16:07:13, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 94.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/6/2006 at 22:13:16, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 46.9 miles away from Sunset center
On 6/8/2004 at 00:15:09, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 61.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Montague County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 5, Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Gabriel Rhodes - Country guitarist, Max West (1920s outfielder) - Baseball player.
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Sunset compared to Texas state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Sunset (based on Montague County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 63.04%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 4
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
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Sunset government finances in 2002(per resident):
8.08% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,293 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:
7.20% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,924 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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Sunset fatal accident list:
Oct 8, 1988 03:55 AM, Fm1749, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 4, Drunken drivers: 1
Apr 25, 1981 05:40 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Sunset)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:39 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:3
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Sunset)
FAA Registered Aircraft:8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Sunset)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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