Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lawton, OK (56.4 miles , pop. 92,757).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (82.2 miles , pop. 506,132).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (212.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: New Cordell, OK (1.0 miles ), Bessie, OK (2.6 miles) , Dill City, OK (3.0 miles ), Rocky, OK (3.2 miles) , Northeast Washita, OK (3.4 miles) , Burns Flat, OK (3.5 miles ), Corn, OK (3.5 miles ), Southwest Washita, OK (3.6 miles) .
Latitude: 35.29 N, Longitude: 98.97 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 580
Unemployment in July 2013:
Work and jobs in Central Washita: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Central Washita, Oklahoma
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Central Washita-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Oklahoma state average. It is 276% 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 Central Washita place center injured 9 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 10/9/2001, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.6 miles away from the place center injured 9 people and caused $100 million in damages.
Earthquake activity:Central Washita-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Oklahoma state average. It is 87% 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 47.1 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 85.7 miles away from Central Washita 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 52.0 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 86.4 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 87.3 miles away from Central Washita center
On 4/5/1995 at 05:31:16, a magnitude 3.0 (2.8 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 6.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
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).
Hospitals/medical centers near Central Washita:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Central Washita:
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Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
31 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
120 people in nursing homes in 2000
19 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000
Central Washita compared to Oklahoma state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Central Washita CCD (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:
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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