For population 25 years and over in Blackwell:
For population 15 years and over in Blackwell city:
436 residents are foreign born (5.6% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $379 (0.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (61.4 miles , pop. 344,284).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (278.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Tonkawa, OK (2.9 miles ), Braman, OK (3.0 miles ), Deer Creek, OK (3.6 miles) , Kildare, OK (3.6 miles) , Ponca City, OK (3.7 miles ), Newkirk, OK (3.8 miles ), Hunnewell, KS (3.9 miles) , McCord, OK (4.0 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 36.80 N, Longitude: 97.29 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: -905 (-12.7%)
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 Blackwell detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 22 (16 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +39 (+0.5%).
Work and jobs in Blackwell: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Blackwell, Oklahoma
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Blackwell-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Oklahoma state average. It is 257% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/25/1955, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 5.7 miles away from the Blackwell city center killed 20 people and injured 280 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 5/25/1955, a category F5 tornado 9.4 miles away from the city center killed 80 people and injured 273 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Blackwell-area historical earthquake activity is below Oklahoma state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 9/15/1995 at 00:31:33, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 77.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/30/1998 at 17:41:22, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 17.2 miles away from Blackwell center
On 1/24/1991 at 05:00:26, a magnitude 3.0 (2.9 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 29.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/14/1993 at 17:06:10, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 56.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/1994 at 03:28:58, a magnitude 3.0 (2.8 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 58.6 miles away from Blackwell center
On 7/24/2001 at 14:02:35, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 64.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Kay County (22) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Winter Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 5, Heavy Rain: 1, Fire: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Brad Penny - Baseball pitcher, Stephen Aloysius Leven - Auxiliary Bishop of San Antonio, Dale DeWitt - Oklahoma politician, Jo Anne Lyon - Cleric.
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Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.76. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 13.0 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 6.60. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.0 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 24.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.0 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2007 was 11.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.0 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Blackwell and their reported violations in the past:BLACKWELL (Population served: 7668, Surface_water):
Past health violations:BLACKWELL RW CORP (Population served: 295, Purch_surface_water):
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 21.9%
(22.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 21.3% for American Indian residents, 10.8% for other race residents, 7.8% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
5 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
112 people in nursing homes in 2000
8 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
Blackwell compared to Oklahoma state average:
Banks with branches in Blackwell (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Blackwell (based on Kay County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 71.83%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 12
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
Number of full-service restaurants: 33
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Blackwell government finances in 2002(per resident):
6.05% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,856 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:
6.98% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($37,174 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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See more detailed statistics of Blackwell fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Blackwell)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 58 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Blackwell, OK)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 38 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Blackwell)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 17 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Blackwell)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.