For population 25 years and over in Waco:
For population 15 years and over in Waco city:
3 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $567 (0.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Marietta, GA (41.2 miles , pop. 58,748).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (45.5 miles , pop. 416,474).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (579.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Bremen, GA (1.6 miles ), Mount Zion, GA (2.2 miles ), Tallapoosa, GA (2.5 miles ), Buchanan, GA (2.6 miles ), Temple, GA (3.1 miles ), Carrollton, GA (3.3 miles ), Bowdon, GA (3.4 miles ), Fruithurst, AL (3.7 miles ).
Latitude: 33.70 N, Longitude: 85.19 W
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +3 (+0.6%).
Work and jobs in Waco: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Waco, Georgia
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Waco-area historical tornado activity is significantly above Georgia state average. It is 184% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/27/1994, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.7 miles away from the Waco city center killed 22 people and injured 150 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 4/28/1964, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.1 miles away from the city center injured 10 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Waco-area historical earthquake activity is below Georgia state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 60.3 miles away from the city center
On 12/8/2001 at 01:08:21, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 93.6 miles away from Waco center
On 7/19/1997 at 17:06:34, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 96.2 miles away from the city center
On 3/21/2001 at 23:35:35, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 1.9 mi) earthquake occurred 81.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/5/1994 at 22:21:59, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 88.9 miles away from Waco center
On 1/15/1993 at 02:02:51, a magnitude 3.2 (3.1 LG, 3.2 MD, Depth: 1.1 mi) earthquake occurred 95.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Haralson County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Drought: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Waco:
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Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Waco:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 30.9. This is about average. There were 4 monitors within city limits.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.00. This is significantly better than average. There were 4 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.1. This is about average. There were 4 monitors within city limits.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.123. This is significantly better than average. There were 4 monitors within city limits.
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 0.00165. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.0572. This is significantly better than average. There were 4 monitors within city limits.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 16.8%
(16.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Waco compared to Georgia state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Waco (based on Haralson County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 51.48%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 8
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Waco government finances in 2002(per resident):
8.60% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,234 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:
7.73% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,335 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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Waco fatal accident list:
May 25, 2005 08:47 PM, Sr-8, Co Rd 94, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Jul 24, 1999 05:28 PM, Us-78(Sr8), Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: Inconsistent data
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Waco)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Waco)
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2014.