For population 25 years and over in Asher:
For population 15 years and over in Asher town:
10 residents are foreign born (2.8% Europe).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $199 (0.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Norman, OK (32.2 miles , pop. 95,694).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (48.5 miles , pop. 506,132).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (151.6 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Wanette, OK (2.5 miles ), St. Louis, OK (2.7 miles ), Konawa, OK (3.2 miles ), Byars, OK (3.3 miles ), Tribbey, OK (3.4 miles ), East McClain, OK (3.4 miles ), Macomb, OK (3.5 miles) , Maud, OK (3.6 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 34.99 N, Longitude: 96.93 W
Area code: 405
Population change in the 1990s: -10 (-2.3%).
Work and jobs in Asher: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Asher, Oklahoma
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Asher-area historical tornado activity is above Oklahoma state average. It is 378% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/5/1960, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 20.2 miles away from the Asher town center killed 5 people and injured 81 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 5/4/1960, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.7 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Asher-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Oklahoma state average. It is 55% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 36.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1995 at 15:51:39, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 40.8 miles away from Asher center
On 4/28/1998 at 14:13:01, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 85.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/15/1990 at 11:44:41, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 LG, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 40.8 miles away from the city center
On 12/17/1992 at 07:18:04, a magnitude 3.6 (3.5 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 40.8 miles away from Asher center
On 2/8/2002 at 16:07:13, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 83.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Pottawatomie County (29) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 21
Emergencies Declared: 6
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 13, Floods: 12, Tornadoes: 9, Winter Storms: 9, Fires: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Asher:
Public high school in Asher:
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Public elementary/middle school in Asher:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Asher and their reported violations in the past:ASHER UTIL DEV AUTH (Population served: 419, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 12.2%
(13.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 7.1% for American Indian 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)
Asher compared to Oklahoma state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Asher (based on Pottawatomie County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 67.10%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 7
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
Number of full-service restaurants: 36
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Asher government finances in 2002(per resident):
7.80% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,233 average adjusted gross income)
0.10% of residents moved from foreign countries ($318 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.50% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,937 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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Asher fatal accident list:
Jun 25, 1999 10:55 PM, Siminole At Third, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Apr 16, 1978 09:40 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Asher)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:5
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Total of 15 patent applications in 2008-2013.