For population 25 years and over in Blair:
For population 15 years and over in Blair town:
2 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $305 (0.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lawton, OK (53.4 miles , pop. 92,757).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (112.8 miles , pop. 506,132).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (200.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Martha, OK (2.2 miles ), Friendship, OK (2.9 miles) , Altus, OK (3.1 miles ), East Jackson, OK (3.3 miles) , Mangum, OK (3.5 miles ), Granite, OK (3.6 miles ), Headrick, OK (3.9 miles) , Lone Wolf, OK (3.9 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 34.78 N, Longitude: 99.33 W
Area code: 580
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -17 (-1.9%).
Work and jobs in Blair: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Blair, Oklahoma
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Blair-area historical tornado activity is near Oklahoma state average. It is 232% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/1/1954, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.1 miles away from the Blair town center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 5/11/1982, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.0 miles away from the town center killed 2 people and injured 18 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Blair-area historical earthquake activity is below Oklahoma state average. It is 90% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/28/1998 at 14:13:01, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 52.1 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 98.7 miles away from Blair center
On 2/8/2002 at 16:07:13, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 55.4 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) earthquake occurred 99.1 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 99.6 miles away from Blair center
On 10/7/2007 at 13:54:21, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, 2.7 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 49.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Jackson County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 6
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Winter Storms: 8, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Tom Churchill (athlete) - Olympic decathlete, Bob Stephenson (baseball) - Baseball player.
Hospitals/medical centers near Blair:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Blair:
Public high school in Blair:
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Public elementary/middle school in Blair:
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.50. This is about average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Blair that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 26.9%
(18.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 73.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 29.4% for other race residents, 68.5% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Blair compared to Oklahoma state average:
Banks with branches in Blair (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Blair town (based on Jackson County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 85.82%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 2
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Blair government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
Blair government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):
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Blair government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
10.35% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,575 average adjusted gross income)
0.92% of residents moved from foreign countries ($3,468 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
12.20% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,056 average adjusted gross income)
1.15% of residents moved to foreign countries ($3,132 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Blair fatal accident list:
Nov 10, 2011 05:16 PM, Sr-19, Lat: 34.78355278, Lon: -99.33356111, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Jan 3, 1999 03:48 AM, Us-283, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Apr 11, 1991 06:18 PM, 283, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 5, 1975 04:55 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Blair)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Blair)
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Blair, OK
Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2014.