For population 25 years and over in Castle:
For population 15 years and over in Castle town:
2 residents are foreign born (2.3% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $199 (0.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Broken Arrow, OK (51.4 miles , pop. 74,859).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tulsa, OK (51.8 miles , pop. 393,049).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (186.5 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Okemah, OK (2.3 miles ), Boley, OK (2.4 miles ), Bearden, OK (2.8 miles) , Cromwell, OK (3.1 miles ), Paden, OK (3.3 miles ), Clearview, OK (3.5 miles) , Weleetka, OK (4.1 miles ), Prague, OK (4.1 miles ).
Latitude: 35.48 N, Longitude: 96.38 W
Area code: 918
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +28 (+29.8%).
Average climate in Castle, Oklahoma
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Castle-area historical tornado activity is above Oklahoma state average. It is 356% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 10/5/1970, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.1 miles away from the Castle town center killed 4 people and injured 84 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 5/17/1981, a category F4 tornado 14.9 miles away from the town center injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Castle-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Oklahoma state average. It is 80% 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 56.5 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 84.0 miles away from Castle 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 84.3 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 84.5 miles away from the city center
On 5/27/2007 at 21:03:22, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 32.2 miles away from Castle center
On 6/8/2004 at 00:15:09, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 99.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Okfuskee County (28) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 21
Emergencies Declared: 6
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 15, Floods: 12, Winter Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 8, Fires: 2, Snow: 1, Wind: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Castle:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Castle:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 18.5%
(14.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 60.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Castle compared to Oklahoma state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Castle (based on Okfuskee County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 52.71%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Castle government finances in 2002(per resident):
7.82% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($22,821 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:
8.39% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($22,268 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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TV broadcast stations around Castle:
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:4
FCC Registered Paging Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1