For population 25 years and over in East Cherokee:
For population 15 years and over in East Cherokee CCD:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fort Smith, AR (40.3 miles , pop. 80,268).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tulsa, OK (63.0 miles , pop. 393,049).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (233.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Tenkiller, OK (1.1 miles ), Dry Creek, OK (1.7 miles ), Keys, OK (1.8 miles ), Pettit, OK (2.0 miles ), Welling, OK (2.3 miles ), Park Hill, OK (2.4 miles ), South Cherokee, OK (2.6 miles ), Rocky Mountain, OK (2.7 miles ).
Latitude: 35.79 N, Longitude: 94.89 W
Unemployment in August 2012:
Work and jobs in East Cherokee: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in East Cherokee, Oklahoma
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
East Cherokee-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Oklahoma state average. It is 240% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/5/1960, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.9 miles away from the East Cherokee place center killed 16 people and injured 106 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 5/26/1973, a category F4 tornado 25.6 miles away from the place center killed 5 people and injured 25 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:East Cherokee-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Oklahoma state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/27/2007 at 21:03:22, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 75.4 miles away from the city center
On 3/15/2006 at 08:30:25, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 92.8 miles away from East Cherokee center
Magnitude types: duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Cherokee County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 6
Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 9, Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Tornadoes: 2, Snow: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near East Cherokee:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to East Cherokee:
(lower is better)
Air Quality Index (AQI)
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.577. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.88. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 29.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 18.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.
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)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
16 people in homes for the mentally ill
East Cherokee compared to Oklahoma state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for East Cherokee (based on Cherokee County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 36.32%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 9
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Number of full-service restaurants: 28
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
8.92% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,895 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:
8.19% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,302 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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