For population 25 years and over in Windthorst:
For population 15 years and over in Windthorst town:
107 residents are foreign born (22.0% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,500 (1.3%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita Falls, TX (22.7 miles , pop. 104,197).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fort Worth, TX (86.2 miles , pop. 534,694).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (109.6 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Scotland, TX (2.2 miles ), Archer City, TX (3.3 miles ), Bellevue-Joy, TX (4.2 miles ), Jean-Loving, TX (4.2 miles ), Lakeside City, TX (4.3 miles ), Jolly, TX (4.6 miles) , Henrietta, TX (4.7 miles ), Holliday, TX (4.7 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 33.58 N, Longitude: 98.44 W
Area code: 940
Population change in the 1990s: +73 (+19.9%).
Work and jobs in Windthorst: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Windthorst, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Windthorst-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 175% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/3/1964, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 22.7 miles away from the Windthorst town center killed 7 people and injured 111 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 4/10/1979, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.9 miles away from the town center killed 42 people and injured 1740 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Windthorst-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/28/1998 at 14:13:01, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 83.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1995 at 15:51:39, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 95.8 miles away from Windthorst center
On 11/15/1990 at 11:44:41, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 LG, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 95.2 miles away from the city center
On 2/8/2002 at 16:07:13, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 79.8 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 60.0 miles away from Windthorst center
On 12/17/1992 at 07:18:04, a magnitude 3.6 (3.5 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 94.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Archer County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 6
Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Storms: 3 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Hank Gremminger - Football player, Heather Schreiber - WNBA player (Los Angeles Sparks, born: Jan 7, 1983).
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Windthorst:
Public high school in Windthorst:
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Public elementary/middle schools in Windthorst:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 21.0%
(14.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.2% for Hispanic or Latino 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:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Windthorst compared to Texas state average:
Banks with branches in Windthorst (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Windthorst (based on Archer County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 71.57%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Number of full-service restaurants: 1
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
10.45% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,064 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:
10.63% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,508 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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Windthorst fatal accident list:
Jun 29, 2005 11:47 AM, Us-281, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Mar 12, 2001 11:43 AM, Us-281, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Feb 28, 1998 10:35 PM, Sr-25, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Sep 6, 1994 10:40 AM, 281, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Sep 7, 1992 09:00 PM, Fm174, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jan 16, 1989 05:20 AM, 25, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Windthorst)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:3
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:3
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Businesses in Windthorst, TX