For population 25 years and over in Whitewright:
For population 15 years and over in Whitewright town:
28 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,449 (1.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: McKinney, TX (26.0 miles , pop. 54,369).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Plano, TX (37.8 miles , pop. 222,030).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (54.2 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Tom Bean, TX (2.3 miles ), Trenton, TX (2.5 miles ), Savoy, TX (2.5 miles ), Bells, TX (2.7 miles ), Ector, TX (2.9 miles ), Westminster, TX (3.4 miles ), Van Alstyne, TX (3.5 miles ), Leonard, TX (3.5 miles ).
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Latitude: 33.51 N, Longitude: 96.39 W
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 Whitewright detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +22 (+1.3%).
Work and jobs in Whitewright: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Whitewright, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Whitewright-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 256% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/2/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.0 miles away from the Whitewright town center killed 3 people and injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 3/12/1971, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.3 miles away from the town center .
Earthquake activity:Whitewright-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 79.5 miles away from the city center
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 33.6 miles away from Whitewright center
On 6/8/2004 at 00:15:09, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 70.3 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 55.8 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 82.4 miles away from Whitewright center
On 5/31/2002 at 09:57:10, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 78.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Grayson County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 7
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Hurricanes: 4, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Fires: 3, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 13.4%
(8.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.6% for Black residents, 72.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
105 people in nursing homes in 2000
Whitewright compared to Texas state average:
Banks with branches in Whitewright (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Whitewright town (based on Grayson County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 60.77%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 17
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 14
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 69
Number of full-service restaurants: 74
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7.07% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($42,811 average adjusted gross income)
0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($152 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.39% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,749 average adjusted gross income)
0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,328 average AGI)
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Whitewright, Texas:See more detailed statistics of Whitewright fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Whitewright)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:34 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:4
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:3
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Whitewright)
FAA Registered Aircraft:10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Whitewright)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Businesses in Whitewright, TX
Total of 7 patent applications in 2008-2014.