For population 25 years and over in Wills Point:
For population 15 years and over in Wills Point city:
130 residents are foreign born (2.8% Latin America, 0.6% Europe).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,922 (2.2%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Mesquite, TX (35.5 miles , pop. 124,523).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Garland, TX (39.0 miles , pop. 215,768).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (45.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Edgewood, TX (2.7 miles ), Fruitvale, TX (3.5 miles ), Hawk Cove, TX (3.6 miles ), West Tawakoni, TX (3.7 miles ), Canton, TX (3.7 miles ), East Tawakoni, TX (3.7 miles ), Oak Ridge, TX (3.9 miles ), Quinlan, TX (4.0 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 32.71 N, Longitude: 96.01 WNickname or alias (official or unofficial): Bluebird Capital of Texas
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 Wills Point detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 12 (11 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +326 (+10.3%).
Work and jobs in Wills Point: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Wills Point, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Wills Point-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 232% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/25/1994, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 38.7 miles away from the Wills Point city center killed 3 people and injured 48 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.
On 3/11/1963, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 19.3 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Wills Point-area historical earthquake activity is near Texas state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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 32.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/31/2008 at 05:01:54, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 60.1 miles away from Wills Point center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Van Zandt County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 6
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Fires: 3, Storms: 3 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Jimmy LaFave - Singer-songwriter.
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Public high school in Wills Point:
See full list of schools located in Wills Point, map of school districts: WILLS POINT INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
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Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.540. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.7 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 4.05. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.7 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 31.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.1 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2005 was 11.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.7 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 26.8%
(17.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 65.0% for Black residents, 68.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race 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)
130 people in nursing homes in 2000
Wills Point compared to Texas state average:
Banks with branches in Wills Point (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Wills Point (based on Van Zandt County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.30%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 6
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 32
Number of full-service restaurants: 29
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Wills Point government finances in 2002(per resident):
8.33% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,625 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:
7.75% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,192 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 Wills Point fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Wills Point)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 90 (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 Wills Point, TX)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 12 (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: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 51 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Wills Point)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 68 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Wills Point)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 5 patent applications in 2008-2013.