For population 25 years and over in Wortham:
For population 15 years and over in Wortham town:
70 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $749 (1.2%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Waco, TX (44.0 miles , pop. 113,726).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Dallas, TX (72.5 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Tehuacana, TX (2.4 miles ), Mexia, TX (2.7 miles ), Kirvin, TX (2.8 miles) , Richland, TX (3.1 miles ), Streetman, TX (3.2 miles ), Coolidge, TX (3.4 miles ), Angus, TX (3.7 miles ), Teague, TX (3.9 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 31.79 N, Longitude: 96.46 W
Area code: 254
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Crime rate in Wortham detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +63 (+6.2%).
Work and jobs in Wortham: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Wortham, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Wortham-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 164% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/11/1953, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 24.7 miles away from the Wortham town center killed 114 people and injured 597 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 3/10/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.3 miles away from the town center killed 6 people and injured 77 people.
Earthquake activity:Wortham-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 10/31/2008 at 05:01:54, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 79.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Freestone County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 6
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Fires: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Storms: 3, Tornado: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Leonard Davis - 2005 NFL player (Arizona Cardinals, born: Sep 5, 1978), Charlie Davis (defensive tackle) - Player of football.
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Public high school in Wortham:
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 18.5%
(12.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 53.5% for Black residents, 17.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 71.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
7 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
34 people in nursing homes in 2000
Wortham compared to Texas state average:
Banks with branches in Wortham (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Wortham town (based on Freestone County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 56.54%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
8.58% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,560 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:
8.37% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($38,955 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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Wortham fatal accident list:
Nov 24, 2008 04:50 AM, Sr-14, Lat: 31.802533, Lon: -96.459447, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 3
Jun 26, 1992 87:99 PM, Oldcitylak, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 13, 1990 07:53 AM, Wmain, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 8, 1984 01:40 PM, Brazos, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Wortham)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:4
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:5
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.