For population 25 years and over in Howe:
For population 15 years and over in Howe town:
45 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $567 (0.8%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fort Smith, AR (31.9 miles , pop. 80,268).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tulsa, OK (109.6 miles , pop. 393,049).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (193.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Heavener, OK (2.2 miles ), Wister, OK (2.2 miles ), Poteau, OK (2.7 miles ), Fanshawe, OK (3.5 miles ), Shady Point, OK (3.5 miles ), Cameron, OK (3.7 miles ), Panama, OK (3.9 miles ), Hartford, AR (3.9 miles ).
Latitude: 34.95 N, Longitude: 94.64 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 918
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Howe detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 4 (2 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +235 (+50.9%).
Work and jobs in Howe: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Howe, Oklahoma
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Howe-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Oklahoma state average. It is 153% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/26/1976, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 17.6 miles away from the Howe town center killed 2 people and injured 64 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 5/5/1961, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 0.7 miles away from the town center killed 16 people and injured 58 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Howe-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Oklahoma state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/16/1997 at 19:07:27, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 85.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/20/2002 at 02:18:13, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 94.5 miles away from Howe center
On 5/27/2007 at 21:03:22, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 77.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/22/2005 at 05:17:04, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 62.1 miles away from the city center
On 8/4/2001 at 01:13:25, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 93.0 miles away from Howe center
On 3/15/2006 at 08:30:25, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 94.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Le Flore County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 6
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 7, Winter Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 5, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Public high school in Howe:
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 24.5%
(24.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 37.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 41.7% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 14.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
32 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
34 people in homes for the mentally ill in 2000
Howe compared to Oklahoma state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Howe town (based on Le Flore County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.59%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 8
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 35
Number of full-service restaurants: 19
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Howe government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
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Howe government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
6.97% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,408 average adjusted gross income)
0.14% of residents moved from foreign countries ($317 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.38% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,876 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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Howe, Oklahoma:See more detailed statistics of Howe fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:4
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Howe)
FAA Registered Aircraft:3
Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0406.00
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: