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Climate Comparison - Warm & Humid
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City Type
City Type Lakes & Rivers, College Town Lakes & Rivers, College Town Lakes & Rivers, College Town Lakes & Rivers, College Town, Texas Hill Country Lakes & Rivers, College Town, State Capital na
Population (2013 est.)
Population (Current) 100,223 119,980 127,488 54,076 133,358 74,624
Population (1990) 75,450 na 84,770 28,743 98,052 48,635
Land Area (sq mi) 54 116 61 30 132 36
Persons Per Square Mile 1,856 1,034 2,090 1,803 1,010 2,065
Home Prices
2017 $227,220 $191,141 $198,090 $237,188 $169,226 $425,000
Total Appreciation ('01 to '17) 93.7% 35.2% 73.0% 94.7% 21.9% 68.0%
Annual Appreciation ('16 to '17) 16.0% 3.5% 8.0% 5.9% 1.6% 6.0%
Avg Annual Appreciation ('01 to '17) 4.5% 2.0% 3.5% 4.5% 1.3% 3.5%
Big City Prices ('17) $255,000 $205,000 $233,000 $308,000 $234,000 $319,000
Bargain Index 72% 75% 69% 62% 59% 103%
Big City Dallas Atlanta Jacksonville Austin Charlotte na
Monthly Rent $1,168 $1,054 $1,174 $1,679 $1,173 $1,495
Price/Rent Index 13.1 12.2 11.3 9.5 9.7 18.2
Cost of Living (2017)
Cost of Living 82% 75% 80% 94% 74% 109%
Air Quality - Annual Avg (2001-2015)
Good Days 86% 60% 86% 79% 47% 71%
Moderate Days 12% 38% 13% 20% 48% 25%
Unhealthy for Sensitive Persons Days 2% 2% 1% 1% 4% 3%
Unhealthy Days 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Very Unhealthy Days 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Water Quality (2002-2014)
Good 71% 30% 14% 89% 45% 36%
Threatened 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 2%
Impaired 29% 70% 86% 11% 55% 62%
Walkability
Walk Score® 35 43 34 38 36 45
Nearest Large City
Distance to Nearest City 98 miles 70 miles 72 miles 30 miles 93 miles 72 miles
City Dallas Atlanta Jacksonville Austin Charlotte na
Recreation
National Parks 0 6 6 2 5 7
National Campgrounds 27 68 11 11 21 26
State Parks 8 14 15 10 7 11
Medical Care (2016)
Accredited Hospitals 7 4 4 2 11 4
Building Permits (single family homes)
2016 305 115 76 352 251 346
2015 279 89 71 277 220 324
Gain ('15 to '16) 9% 29% 7% 27% 14% 6%
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Population Distribution (2010)
Median Age (yrs) 33 26 25 23 28 37
White 60.5% 61.8% 64.9% 78.5% 51.7% 80.7%
Black or African American 24.8% 26.6% 23.0% 5.5% 42.2% 7.2%
Native American Indian and Alaska Native 0.5% 0.2% 0.3% 0.9% 0.3% 0.8%
Asian 1.9% 4.2% 6.9% 1.6% 2.2% 3.6%
Native Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%
Other Race 10.3% 5.0% 1.9% 10.4% 1.5% 4.4%
Multiple Races 2.0% 2.2% 2.9% 3.1% 2.0% 3.0%
Hispanic or Latino 21.2% 10.5% 10.0% 37.8% 4.3% 11.6%
Income and Housing (2010)
Family Income $54,547 $51,397 $50,495 $50,443 $55,220 $69,596
Occupied Housing 91% 89% 89% 94% 87% 83%
Vacant Housing 9% 11% 11% 6% 13% 17%
Home Ownership 53% 42% 38% 26% 47% 55%
Persons Per Family 3.10 3.00 2.80 3.00 2.90 2.90
Taxes (2016)
Local and State 8.2% 7.0% 6.8% 8.2% 7.2% 6.8%
Local, State and Federal 108 days 108 days 111 days 108 days 102 days 113 days
Climate - Average Temperatures (1971-2000)
Climate Type Warm & Humid Warm & Humid Warm & Humid Warm & Humid Warm & Humid na
January Low Temp 38 F 33 F 44 F 39 F 37 F 27 F
July High Temp 94 F 90 F 91 F 95 F 95 F 86 F
Annual Precipitation 45 in 48 in 49 in 37 in 47 in 35 in
Elevation 550 ft 800 ft 96 ft 612 ft 242 ft 1,652 ft
Natural Hazard Risk
Total Hazard Risk Lower Lower Moderate Moderate Higher Moderate
Earthquake .2% .3% .1% 0% 1% 10.9%
Tsunami No Risk No Risk No Risk No Risk No Risk No Risk
Hurricane 0 20-40 40-60 20-40 20-40 10
Flood Very High Low High Very High High Very High
Tornado Moderate Low Moderate Low Low Low
Volcano No Risk No Risk No Risk No Risk No Risk No Risk
Wildfire Low Low Low High High Low
Man-Made Hazard Risk (Nuclear)
Nearby Reactors 0 3 1 0 0 2
Crimes per 10,000 Population - Annual Avg (2001-2015)
Violent Crimes 60 39 83 34 103 40
Property Crimes 501 482 465 334 634 408
Home Energy Use - Annual Avg (1971-2000)
Heating Degree Days 1,958 2,861 1,148 1,629 2,044 4,662
Cooling Degree Days 2,521 1,785 2,748 2,913 2,475 1,253
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