For population 25 years and over in Burns Flat:
For population 15 years and over in Burns Flat town:
99 residents are foreign born (3.4% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $293 (0.4%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lawton, OK (67.2 miles , pop. 92,757).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (92.9 miles , pop. 506,132).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (223.6 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Northwest Washita, OK (1.7 miles ), Dill City, OK (2.4 miles ), Foss, OK (2.6 miles) , Canute, OK (2.7 miles ), Southwest Washita, OK (3.2 miles ), Bessie, OK (3.3 miles) , New Cordell, OK (3.4 miles ), Central Washita, OK (3.5 miles ).
Latitude: 35.36 N, Longitude: 99.18 W
Area code: 580
Population change in the 1990s: +760 (+74.4%).
Work and jobs in Burns Flat: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Burns Flat, Oklahoma
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Burns Flat-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Oklahoma state average. It is 248% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/25/1962, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.1 miles away from the Burns Flat town center injured 9 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 6/10/1967, a category F4 tornado 20.4 miles away from the town center killed 4 people and injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Burns Flat-area historical earthquake activity is below Oklahoma state average. It is 89% 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 58.5 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 98.1 miles away from Burns Flat 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 63.4 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 98.8 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) earthquake occurred 91.1 miles away from Burns Flat 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 99.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Washita County (22) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Winter Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 5, Ice Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Cal Browning - Major League Baseball pitcher.
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Burns Flat and their reported violations in the past:BURNS FLAT PWS (Population served: 1782, Groundwater):
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 21.6%
(20.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 17.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 54.5% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 32.9% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
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Banks with branches in Burns Flat (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Burns Flat (based on Washita County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 84.56%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Number of full-service restaurants: 10
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Burns Flat government finances in 2002(per resident):
9.79% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,332 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:
8.95% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,985 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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Burns Flat fatal accident list:
Jul 5, 1982 09:30 PM, 2nd St., Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 27, 1980 05:10 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Mar 13, 1977 06:45 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Burns Flat)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:3
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:3
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Burns Flat)
FAA Registered Aircraft:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2013.