For population 25 years and over in Van Horn:
For population 15 years and over in Van Horn town:
392 residents are foreign born (17.1% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,060 (1.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: El Paso, TX (107.2 miles , pop. 563,662).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (393.3 miles , pop. 1,144,646).
Nearest cities: Sierra Blanca, TX (5.6 miles ), Van Horn Rural, TX (5.7 miles ), Valentine, TX (6.1 miles) , Fort Hancock, TX (7.9 miles ), Fort Davis, TX (8.0 miles ), Toyah, TX (8.0 miles) , Balmorhea, TX (8.0 miles ), Dell City, TX (8.1 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 31.04 N, Longitude: 104.83 W
Area code: 432
Population change in the 1990s: -492 (-16.8%).
Work and jobs in Van Horn: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Van Horn, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Van Horn-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 2/23/1992 at 16:17:52, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 48.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Culberson County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Fires: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Wally Scott - Aviator, Margaret Formby - Schoolteacher.
Airports located in Van Horn:
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Local government website: WWW.VANHORNTX.COM
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Public high school in Van Horn:
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Van Horn and their reported violations in the past:PLATEAU TRUCK & AUTO CENTER (Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 34.5%
(7.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 42.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 49.3% 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)
2 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
6 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
3 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000
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Banks with branches in Van Horn (2011 data):
Fire-safe hotels and motels in Van Horn, Texas:
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Religion statistics for Van Horn (based on Culberson County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 95.90%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
7.07% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($38,197 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
10.59% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,063 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 Van Horn fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Van Horn)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:73 (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 Van Horn, TX)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
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:3
FAA Registered Aircraft:3