For population 25 years and over in Marlow:
For population 15 years and over in Marlow city:
68 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $326 (0.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lawton, OK (26.2 miles , pop. 92,757).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (62.8 miles , pop. 506,132).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (144.2 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Bray, OK (2.7 miles ), Central High, OK (2.7 miles ), Duncan, OK (3.0 miles ), Rush Springs, OK (3.1 miles ), Empire City, OK (3.6 miles ), Sterling, OK (3.7 miles ), Meridian, OK (4.0 miles ), Northeast Comanche, OK (4.2 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 34.64 N, Longitude: 97.96 W
Area code: 580
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Crime in Marlow detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 15 (10 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -14 (-0.3%).
Work and jobs in Marlow: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Marlow, Oklahoma
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Marlow-area historical tornado activity is above Oklahoma state average. It is 341% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/3/1999, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 34.2 miles away from the Marlow city center killed 36 people and injured 583 people and caused $1000 million in damages.
On 5/24/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.6 miles away from the city center killed 4 people and injured 5 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Marlow-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Oklahoma state average. It is 50% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 1/18/1995 at 15:51:39, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 22.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 86.7 miles away from Marlow center
On 4/28/1998 at 14:13:01, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 27.7 miles away from the city 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 22.5 miles away from the city center
On 2/8/2002 at 16:07:13, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 23.6 miles away from Marlow 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 22.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Stephens County (24) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 6
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 8, Winter Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 6, Fires: 3, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Barry Hinson - Basketball coache, Keith Patterson - Football coach, Herman C. Wallace - Army Medal of Honor recipient, Joe Dial - Pole vualter.
Hospitals/medical centers near Marlow:
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Marlow:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 18.1%
(19.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 10.8% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 3.4% 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)
133 people in nursing homes
3 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
Marlow compared to Oklahoma state average:
Banks with branches in Marlow (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Marlow (based on Stephens County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 83.42%
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): 26
Number of full-service restaurants: 33
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Marlow government finances in 2002:
6.44% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,095 average adjusted gross income)
0.10% of residents moved from foreign countries ($711 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.03% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,773 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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See more detailed statistics of Marlow fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2009 here
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Marlow)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:41 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Marlow, OK)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:4
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:72 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Marlow)
FAA Registered Aircraft:18 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Marlow)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Marlow, OK
Total of 101 patent applications in 2008-2013.