For population 25 years and over in Yorktown:
For population 15 years and over in Yorktown city:
53 residents are foreign born (0.8% North America, 0.6% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $729 (1.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Victoria, TX (32.9 miles , pop. 60,603).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: San Antonio, TX (69.1 miles , pop. 1,144,646).
Nearest cities: Nordheim, TX (2.8 miles ), Westhoff-Arneckville, TX (3.2 miles ), Runge, TX (3.8 miles ), Cuero, TX (3.9 miles ), Weesatche-Ander, TX (4.2 miles ), Gillett, TX (4.4 miles ), Smiley, TX (4.6 miles ), Goliad, TX (4.8 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 28.98 N, Longitude: 97.50 W
Area code: 361
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 Yorktown detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +48 (+2.2%).
Work and jobs in Yorktown: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Yorktown, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Yorktown-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 46% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/25/1966, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 25.0 miles away from the Yorktown city center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 11/5/1968, a category F3 tornado 33.0 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Yorktown-area historical earthquake activity is above Texas state average. It is 90% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 39.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/7/2008 at 09:51:12, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, 3.9 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 32.5 miles away from Yorktown center
On 7/20/1991 at 23:38:19, a magnitude 3.6 (3.4 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 33.1 miles away from the city center
On 3/24/1997 at 22:31:34, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 93.8 miles away from the city center
On 5/16/1993 at 15:30:19, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 42.2 miles away from Yorktown center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in DeWitt County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 6
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Fires: 2, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Harlon Block - Marine, Ox Eckhardt - Football running back.
Hospitals/medical centers near Yorktown:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Yorktown:
Public high schools in Yorktown:
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Yorktown and their reported violations in the past:EL SHADDI RETREAT CENTER (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:G K INVESTMENTS (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 16.3%
(20.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 38.9% for Black residents, 10.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 15.0% for other race residents, 0.0% 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
80 people in nursing homes in 2000
Yorktown compared to Texas state average:
Banks with branches in Yorktown (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Yorktown (based on DeWitt County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 56.27%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 4
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Number of full-service restaurants: 20
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
6.28% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,685 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:
7.16% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,335 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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Yorktown fatal accident list:
Nov 8, 2006 08:35 AM, Sr-72, Lat: 28.982778, Lon: -97.494956, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Mar 4, 2006 08:17 AM, Coletocreek, Lat: 28.985867, Lon: -97.507800, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jun 12, 2005 11:46 AM, Fm240, 6th, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jul 2, 1997 09:59 PM, 119, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 7, Pedestrians: 4, Fatalities: 2, Drunken drivers: 1
May 7, 1984 09:35 AM, Second, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Mar 11, 1978 05:50 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Yorktown)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Yorktown)
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Businesses in Yorktown, TX