For population 25 years and over in Wilson:
For population 15 years and over in Wilson city:
45 residents are foreign born (8.5% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $1,143 (2.0%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lubbock, TX (19.1 miles , pop. 199,564).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fort Worth, TX (257.9 miles , pop. 534,694).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (288.6 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Slaton, TX (3.1 miles ), New Home, TX (3.3 miles ), Tahoka, TX (3.4 miles ), Buffalo Springs, TX (3.8 miles ), Ransom Canyon, TX (3.9 miles ), Lubbock, TX (4.4 miles ), Wolfforth, TX (4.6 miles ), Post, TX (4.7 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 33.32 N, Longitude: 101.73 W
Area code: 806
Unemployment in August 2012:
Population change in the 1990s: -33 (-5.8%).
Work and jobs in Wilson: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Wilson, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Wilson-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 117% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/11/1970, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 18.9 miles away from the Wilson city center killed 26 people and injured 500 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.
On 4/21/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.5 miles away from the city center injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Wilson-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 59.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/29/2008 at 10:24:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 59.0 miles away from Wilson center
On 8/26/1992 at 03:24:52, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 97.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Lynn County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Fires: 3, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Wilson:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wilson:
See full list of schools located in Wilson
Public high school in Wilson:
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.21. This is worse than average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 7.60. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 20.1 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 9.5%
(13.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 8.7% 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)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Wilson compared to Texas state average:
Banks with branches in Wilson (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Wilson (based on Lynn County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 84.76%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Number of full-service restaurants: 2
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
8.77% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($45,086 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:
9.54% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,153 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:
Strongest AM radio stations in Wilson:
Strongest FM radio stations in Wilson:
TV broadcast stations around Wilson:
Wilson fatal accident list:
Jun 1, 1982 05:00 PM, Fm211, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Wilson)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:5
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2013.