For population 25 years and over in Forest Park:
For population 15 years and over in Forest Park town:
12 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $1,283 (0.8%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Midwest City, OK (4.9 miles , pop. 54,088).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (5.0 miles , pop. 506,132).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (191.1 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Lake Aluma, OK (1.3 miles) , Smith Village, OK (2.0 miles) , Del City, OK (2.1 miles ), Spencer, OK (2.1 miles ), Midwest City, OK (2.2 miles ), Oklahoma City, OK (2.2 miles ), Nichols Hills, OK (2.4 miles ), Nicoma Park, OK (2.6 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 35.51 N, Longitude: 97.45 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 405
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Crime in Forest Park detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -139 (-11.5%).
Work and jobs in Forest Park: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Forest Park, Oklahoma
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Forest Park-area historical tornado activity is above Oklahoma state average. It is 426% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/3/1999, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 4.1 miles away from the Forest Park town center killed 36 people and injured 583 people and caused $1000 million in damages.
On 5/1/1954, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.7 miles away from the town center injured 65 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Forest Park-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Oklahoma state average. It is 55% 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 82.1 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 51.4 miles away from Forest Park center
On 4/28/1998 at 14:13:01, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 74.1 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, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 52.3 miles away from the city center
On 2/8/2002 at 16:07:13, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 74.6 miles away from Forest Park 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 53.3 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 Oklahoma County (32) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 20
Emergencies Declared: 6
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 15, Floods: 13, Tornadoes: 8, Fires: 8, Winter Storms: 6, Winds: 2, Snow: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Shelden Williams - College basketball player (Duke Blue Devils).
Hospitals/medical centers near Forest Park:
Amtrak stations near Forest Park:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Forest Park:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.6. This is worse than average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.524. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 7.42. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 32.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.656. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 23.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.9 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 1.4%
(3.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 1.2% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race 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)
Forest Park compared to Oklahoma state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Forest Park (based on Oklahoma County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 65.70%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 195
Number of supercenters and club stores: 12
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 29
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 163
Number of full-service restaurants: 566
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Forest Park government finances in 2002:
7.14% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,810 average adjusted gross income)
0.15% of residents moved from foreign countries ($482 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.21% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($37,750 average adjusted gross income)
0.14% of residents moved to foreign countries ($672 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Forest Park fatal accident list:
Jun 12, 2009 11:15 AM, Maxwell Drive, Lat: 35.50445556, Lon: -97.45568333, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jul 16, 2005 03:32 PM, Northeast 36th Stree, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:7
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Forest Park, OK