For population 25 years and over in Beaver:
For population 15 years and over in Beaver city:
152 residents are foreign born (8.8% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $579 (0.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Amarillo, TX (133.9 miles , pop. 173,627).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Wichita, KS (185.7 miles , pop. 344,284).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (349.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: North Beaver, OK (2.2 miles ), Forgan, OK (2.6 miles ), South Beaver, OK (3.4 miles ), Knowles, OK (4.3 miles) , Booker, TX (5.0 miles ), Gate, OK (5.1 miles) , Liberal, KS (5.2 miles ), Darrouzett, TX (5.3 miles ).
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Latitude: 36.81 N, Longitude: 100.52 WNickname or alias (official or unofficial): Cow Chip Capital of the World
Area code: 580
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 Beaver detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -19 (-1.2%).
Work and jobs in Beaver: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Beaver, Oklahoma
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Beaver-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Oklahoma state average. It is 123% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/18/1982, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 0.5 miles away from the Beaver city center injured 12 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 7/15/1963, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.1 miles away from the city center .
Earthquake activity:Beaver-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Oklahoma state average. It is 94% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 23.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/14/2008 at 03:07:28, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 73.2 miles away from Beaver center
On 10/25/1999 at 23:19:58, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 16.2 mi) earthquake occurred 48.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/12/2008 at 12:08:15, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 83.3 miles away from the city center
On 9/27/2007 at 15:21:02, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 95.7 miles away from Beaver center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Beaver County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 6
Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 7, Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Beaver and their reported violations in the past:BEAVER (Population served: 1570, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 16.5%
(8.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 44.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 48.5% for other race residents, 28.9% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
12 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
People in group quarters in Beaver in 2000:
Beaver compared to Oklahoma state average:
Banks with branches in Beaver (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Beaver (based on Beaver County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 73.19%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
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6.92% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,352 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:
8.48% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,368 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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Beaver fatal accident list:
Jun 20, 2001 11:05 PM, Main St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Beaver)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:46 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Beaver, OK)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:13 (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:3
FAA Registered Aircraft:5
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: