For population 25 years and over in Tulia:
For population 15 years and over in Tulia city:
329 residents are foreign born (6.2% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,263 (2.0%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Amarillo, TX (46.0 miles , pop. 173,627).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (248.6 miles , pop. 506,132).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (310.9 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Kress, TX (3.5 miles ), Happy, TX (3.9 miles ), Nazareth, TX (4.4 miles ), Edmonson, TX (4.4 miles) , Hart, TX (4.7 miles ), Seth Ward, TX (4.8 miles ), Plainview, TX (4.9 miles ), Silverton, TX (5.2 miles ).
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Latitude: 34.54 N, Longitude: 101.77 W
Area code: 806
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Crime rate in Tulia detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 13 (8 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +422 (+9.0%).
Work and jobs in Tulia: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Tulia, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Tulia-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 185% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/18/1970, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.7 miles away from the Tulia city center killed 16 people and injured 42 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 6/2/1965, a category F4 tornado 24.5 miles away from the city center killed 4 people and injured 76 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Tulia-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 8/17/2000 at 01:08:05, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 59.0 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) earthquake occurred 59.7 miles away from Tulia center
On 2/18/2006 at 05:49:41, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 78.5 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1996 at 06:43:46, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 87.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/24/2003 at 15:02:09, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 51.2 miles away from Tulia center
On 8/7/2000 at 17:19:08, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 59.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), local magnitude (ML)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Swisher County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Fires: 2, Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Jerry Vandergriff - Football player and coach, Gilbert Ford - Basketball player.
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 21.0%
(13.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.6% for Black residents, 29.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 9.4% for other race residents, 46.8% for two or more races residents)
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Religion statistics for Tulia (based on Swisher County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 89.15%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
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Tulia government finances in 2002(per resident):
7.65% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($24,810 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:
9.02% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,040 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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Tulia fatal accident list:
Aug 20, 1990 11:42 AM, 86, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Aug 23, 1982 02:45 PM, 87, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Aug 20, 1979 05:30 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Tulia)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 44 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Tulia, TX)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Tulia)
FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Tulia)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 12 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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