For population 25 years and over in Afton:
For population 15 years and over in Afton town:
11 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $253 (0.4%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayetteville, AR (61.7 miles , pop. 58,047).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tulsa, OK (66.6 miles , pop. 393,049).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (288.5 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Bernice, OK (2.3 miles ), Fairland, OK (2.8 miles ), Narcissa, OK (2.8 miles) , Cleora, OK (3.1 miles ), Copeland, OK (3.1 miles ), Bluejacket, OK (3.1 miles ), Dotyville, OK (3.2 miles) , Vinita, OK (3.4 miles ).
Latitude: 36.69 N, Longitude: 94.96 W
Area code: 918
Population change in the 1990s: +229 (+25.8%).
Work and jobs in Afton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Afton, Oklahoma
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Afton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Oklahoma state average. It is 247% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/3/1956, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.4 miles away from the Afton town center injured 59 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 9/27/1959, a category F4 tornado 19.3 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Ottawa County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 9, Winter Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 5, Heavy Rain: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Airports and other landing facilities located in Afton:
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College/University in Afton:
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Public high school in Afton:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.97. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.4 miles away from the city center.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2005 was 0.0317. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.4 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2005 was 0.546. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.4 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2005 was 6.56. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.4 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 23.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.4 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Afton and their reported violations in the past:AFTON PWA (Population served: 1118, Surface_water):
Past health violations:CARRIAGE HILLS (Address: 55151 EAST 250 ROAD , Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Afton that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 36.9%
(36.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 83.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 28.7% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 47.0% 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)
Afton compared to Oklahoma state average:
Banks with branches in Afton (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Afton (based on Ottawa County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 76.96%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Number of full-service restaurants: 21
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Afton government finances in 2002(per resident):
7.62% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,250 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:
7.13% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,794 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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Afton fatal accident list:
Jul 15, 2006 07:23 PM, Us-59, Lat: 36.692700, Lon: -94.927350, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Afton)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 68 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Afton, OK)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
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: 21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Afton)
FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Afton)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 12 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Businesses in Afton, OK
Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2014.