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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, State Capital Lakes & Rivers, College Town, Texas Hill Country na
Population (2016 est.)
Population (Current) 123,371 104,798 131,591 134,309 61,980 78,040
Population (1990) na 75,450 84,770 98,052 28,743 49,272
Land Area (sq mi) 116 54 61 132 30 36
Persons Per Square Mile 1,064 1,941 2,157 1,017 2,066 2,151
Home Prices
2018 $212,339 $207,745 $203,296 $171,182 $230,234 $419,000
Total Appreciation ('01 to '18) 50.2% 77.1% 77.5% 23.3% 89.0% 76.0%
Annual Appreciation ('17 to '18) 8.9% -8.8% 5.2% 3.6% -1.9% 6.0%
Avg Annual Appreciation ('01 to '18) 2.7% 3.9% 3.7% 1.3% 4.3% 3.8%
Big City Prices ('18) $224,000 $262,000 $248,000 $245,000 $318,000 $340,000
Bargain Index 77% 64% 66% 57% 59% 101%
Big City Atlanta Dallas Jacksonville Charlotte Austin na
Monthly Rent $1,054 $1,168 $1,174 $1,173 $1,679 $1,495
Price/Rent Index 13.5 11.9 11.6 9.8 9.2 19.0
Cost of Living (2018)
Cost of Living 76% 79% 79% 74% 93% 109%
Air Quality - Annual Avg (2001-2017)
Good Days 63% 87% 86% 50% 79% 72%
Moderate Days 35% 12% 13% 46% 20% 25%
Unhealthy for Sensitive Persons Days 2% 2% 1% 4% 1% 3%
Unhealthy Days 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Very Unhealthy Days 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Water Quality (2002-2014)
Good 30% 71% 14% 45% 89% 36%
Threatened 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 2%
Impaired 70% 29% 86% 55% 11% 62%
Walkability
Walk Score® 26 35 34 38 38 45
Nearest Large City
Distance to Nearest City 70 miles 98 miles 72 miles 93 miles 30 miles 72 miles
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Recreation
National Parks 6 0 6 5 2 7
National Campgrounds 68 27 11 21 11 26
State Parks 14 8 15 7 10 11
Medical Care (2016)
Accredited Hospitals 4 7 4 11 2 4
Building Permits (single family homes)
2016 115 305 76 251 352 346
2015 89 279 71 220 277 324
Gain ('15 to '16) 29% 9% 7% 14% 27% 6%
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Population Distribution (2010)
Median Age (yrs) 26 33 25 28 23 37
White 61.8% 60.5% 64.9% 51.7% 78.5% 80.7%
Black or African American 26.6% 24.8% 23.0% 42.2% 5.5% 7.2%
Native American Indian and Alaska Native 0.2% 0.5% 0.3% 0.3% 0.9% 0.8%
Asian 4.2% 1.9% 6.9% 2.2% 1.6% 3.6%
Native Hawaiian 0.1% 0.0% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%
Other Race 5.0% 10.3% 1.9% 1.5% 10.4% 4.4%
Multiple Races 2.2% 2.0% 2.9% 2.0% 3.1% 3.0%
Hispanic or Latino 10.5% 21.2% 10.0% 4.3% 37.8% 11.6%
Income and Housing (2010)
Family Income $51,397 $54,547 $50,495 $55,220 $50,443 $69,596
Occupied Housing 89% 91% 89% 87% 94% 83%
Vacant Housing 11% 9% 11% 13% 6% 17%
Home Ownership 42% 53% 38% 47% 26% 55%
Persons Per Family 3.00 3.10 2.80 2.90 3.00 2.90
Taxes (2018)
Local and State 7.2% 8.2% 6.8% 7.4% 8.2% 6.8%
Local, State and Federal 99 days 104 days 103 days 99 days 104 days 113 days
Climate - Average Temperatures (1971-2000)
Climate Type Warm & Humid Warm & Humid Warm & Humid Warm & Humid Warm & Humid na
January Low Temp 33 F 38 F 44 F 37 F 39 F 27 F
July High Temp 90 F 94 F 91 F 95 F 95 F 86 F
Annual Precipitation 48 in 45 in 49 in 47 in 37 in 35 in
Elevation 800 ft 550 ft 96 ft 242 ft 612 ft 1,652 ft
Natural Hazard Risk
Total Hazard Risk Lower Lower Moderate Higher Moderate Moderate
Earthquake .3% .2% .1% 1% 0% 10.9%
Tsunami No Risk No Risk No Risk No Risk No Risk No Risk
Hurricane 20-40 0 40-60 20-40 20-40 10
Flood Low Very High High High Very High Very High
Tornado Low Moderate 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 3 0 1 0 0 2
Crimes per 10,000 Population - Annual Avg (2001-2017)
Violent Crimes 39 57 81 100 34 40
Property Crimes 463 488 454 622 327 397
Home Energy Use - Annual Avg (1971-2000)
Heating Degree Days 2,861 1,958 1,148 2,044 1,629 4,662
Cooling Degree Days 1,785 2,521 2,748 2,475 2,913 1,253
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