For population 25 years and over in Laverne:
For population 15 years and over in Laverne town:
164 residents are foreign born (12.2% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $260 (0.4%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: East Canadian, OK (147.3 miles , pop. 61,645).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Wichita, KS (156.5 miles , pop. 344,284).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (322.9 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Rosston, OK (2.7 miles) , May, OK (3.2 miles) , Gate, OK (3.6 miles) , Buffalo, OK (4.2 miles ), Knowles, OK (4.5 miles) , Fort Supply, OK (4.5 miles ), Englewood, KS (4.8 miles) , Follett, TX (4.8 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 36.71 N, Longitude: 99.90 W
Area code: 580
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 Laverne detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 5 (1 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -188 (-14.6%).
Work and jobs in Laverne: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Laverne, Oklahoma
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Laverne-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Oklahoma state average. It is 128% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/15/1991, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.1 miles away from the Laverne town center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 3/18/1982, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 35.4 miles away from the town center injured 12 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Laverne-area historical earthquake activity is below Oklahoma state average. It is 91% 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 46.5 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 67.8 miles away from Laverne 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 79.5 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 16.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/14/1993 at 17:06:10, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 90.4 miles away from Laverne center
On 10/12/2008 at 12:08:15, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 78.7 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 Harper County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 13.6%
(11.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
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Religion statistics for Laverne (based on Harper County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 99.27%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Number of full-service restaurants: 2
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Laverne government finances in 2002(per resident):
8.02% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,402 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:
8.10% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,857 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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FCC Registered Antenna Towers:30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Laverne)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:4
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Laverne)
FAA Registered Aircraft:3
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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