For population 25 years and over in Lehigh:
For population 15 years and over in Lehigh city:
2 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $391 (0.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: East Grayson, TX (60.9 miles , pop. 81,381).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (102.3 miles , pop. 506,132).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (120.1 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Phillips, OK (1.5 miles) , Coalgate, OK (2.1 miles ), East Coal, OK (2.2 miles ), Atoka, OK (2.8 miles ), Stringtown, OK (3.1 miles ), Tushka, OK (3.3 miles ), Centrahoma, OK (3.5 miles) , West Atoka, OK (3.5 miles ).
Latitude: 34.47 N, Longitude: 96.22 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 580
Population change in the 1990s: +25 (+8.6%).
Work and jobs in Lehigh: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Lehigh, Oklahoma
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Lehigh-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Oklahoma state average. It is 255% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/27/1966, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.3 miles away from the Lehigh city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 5/9/1959, a category F4 tornado 22.5 miles away from the city center killed 7 people and injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Lehigh-area historical earthquake activity is above Oklahoma state average. It is 71% 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 18.0 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 81.2 miles away from Lehigh 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 80.6 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 15.7 miles away from the city 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 79.8 miles away from Lehigh center
On 6/8/2004 at 00:15:09, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 61.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Coal County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 6
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Winter Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 5, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Rube Foster (AL pitcher) - Baseball player.
Hospitals/medical centers near Lehigh:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lehigh:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 25.1%
(27.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 37.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 22.6% for American Indian residents, 17.4% 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)
Lehigh compared to Oklahoma state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Lehigh (based on Coal County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 59.53%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Lehigh government finances in 2002(per resident):
6.78% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($22,133 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:
7.91% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($24,282 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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Lehigh fatal accident list:
Aug 5, 2005 10:47 PM, Us-75, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Sep 4, 1994 00:15 AM, Main St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:7
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:2