For population 25 years and over in Lost City:
For population 15 years and over in Lost City CDP:
17 residents are foreign born (1.6% Latin America, 0.4% Asia).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $156 (0.3%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Broken Arrow, OK (37.1 miles , pop. 74,859).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tulsa, OK (46.6 miles , pop. 393,049).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (240.0 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Shady Grove, OK (1.7 miles ), Hulbert, OK (2.0 miles ), North Cherokee, OK (2.8 miles ), Cedar Crest, OK (3.0 miles ), Tahlequah, OK (3.1 miles ), Ballou, OK (3.4 miles) , Woodall, OK (3.4 miles ), Murphy, OK (3.5 miles ).
Latitude: 35.99 N, Longitude: 95.12 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 918
Unemployment in August 2012:
Work and jobs in Lost City: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Lost City, Oklahoma
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Lost City-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Oklahoma state average. It is 270% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/26/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.3 miles away from the Lost City place center killed 5 people and injured 25 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 5/5/1971, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.8 miles away from the place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Lost City-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Oklahoma state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/27/2007 at 21:03:22, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 75.2 miles away from the city center
On 3/15/2006 at 08:30:25, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 90.6 miles away from Lost City center
Magnitude types: duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Cherokee County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 6
Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 9, Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Tornadoes: 2, Snow: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Lost City:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lost City:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.03. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.0 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2009 was 5.42. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.0 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 21.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.0 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.0 miles away from the city center.
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 0.00240. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.5 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 32.1%
(32.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 29.3% for American Indian residents, 42.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Lost City compared to Oklahoma state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Lost City (based on Cherokee County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 36.32%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 9
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Number of full-service restaurants: 28
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
8.92% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,895 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:
8.19% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,302 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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