For population 25 years and over in Knowles:
For population 15 years and over in Knowles town:
10 residents are foreign born (31.3% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $-1 (100.0%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Amarillo, TX (148.2 miles , pop. 173,627).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Wichita, KS (167.0 miles , pop. 344,284).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (341.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Gate, OK (2.8 miles) , Rosston, OK (3.9 miles) , Englewood, KS (4.0 miles) , North Beaver, OK (4.2 miles ), Beaver, OK (4.3 miles ), Forgan, OK (4.4 miles ), Laverne, OK (4.5 miles ), South Beaver, OK (4.8 miles ).
Latitude: 36.87 N, Longitude: 100.19 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 580
Unemployment in August 2012:
Population change in the 1990s: +14 (+77.8%).
Average climate in Knowles, Oklahoma
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Knowles-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Oklahoma state average. It is 124% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/18/1982, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.5 miles away from the Knowles town center injured 12 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 9/25/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.8 miles away from the town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Knowles-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Oklahoma state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 37.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/15/1995 at 00:31:33, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 83.2 miles away from Knowles center
On 10/14/2008 at 03:07:28, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 81.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/25/1999 at 23:19:58, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 16.2 mi) earthquake occurred 29.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/12/2008 at 12:08:15, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 86.9 miles away from Knowles center
On 9/27/2007 at 15:21:02, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 97.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Beaver County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 6
Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 7, Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Knowles:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Knowles:
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Knowles compared to Oklahoma state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Knowles (based on Beaver County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 73.19%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Knowles government finances in 2002:
6.92% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,352 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:
8.48% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,368 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:
Strongest AM radio stations in Knowles:
TV broadcast stations around Knowles:
Knowles fatal accident list:
Aug 21, 1977 10:00 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FAA Registered Aircraft:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: