For population 25 years and over in McAlester:
For population 15 years and over in McAlester city:
489 residents are foreign born (1.7% Latin America, 0.6% Europe, 0.4% Asia).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $594 (0.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Broken Arrow, OK (76.3 miles , pop. 74,859).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tulsa, OK (83.4 miles , pop. 393,049).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (158.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Krebs, OK (1.6 miles ), Alderson, OK (2.2 miles ), Savanna, OK (2.8 miles ), Haileyville, OK (3.5 miles ), Northwest Pittsburg, OK (3.5 miles ), Twin Cities, OK (3.5 miles ), Hartshorne, OK (3.6 miles ), Crowder, OK (3.8 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 34.93 N, Longitude: 95.77 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: +5,967 (+32.5%)
Area code: 918
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 McAlester detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 56 (43 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +555 (+3.2%).
Work and jobs in McAlester: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in McAlester, Oklahoma
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
McAlester-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Oklahoma state average. It is 245% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/11/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.6 miles away from the McAlester city center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 5/5/1960, a category F4 tornado 26.7 miles away from the city center killed 16 people and injured 106 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:McAlester-area historical earthquake activity is near Oklahoma state average. It is 83% 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 42.4 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, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 48.9 miles away from McAlester center
On 5/27/2007 at 21:03:22, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 19.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/8/2004 at 00:15:09, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 97.6 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 32.1 miles away from McAlester center
On 6/9/2008 at 22:59:47, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 63.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Pittsburg County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 6
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Winter Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: John Berryman - Poet, Bennie L. Davis - Air Force general, Beverlee McKinsey - Soap opera actor, Bob Dickson - Professional golfer, Brian Shackelford - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Cincinnati Reds, born: Aug 30, 1976), Carl Albert - (1908 - 2000), D. Speaker of the House, George Nigh - Politician, Mary Blair - Artist, Michael Wilson (writer) - Screenwriter, Reba McEntire - (born 1955), singer-songwriter, musician.
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Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2008 was 21.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.88. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 30.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in McAlester and their reported violations in the past:HANNA PWA (Population served: 133, Groundwater):
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Drinking water stations with addresses in McAlester that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 19.4%
(17.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.8% for Black residents, 34.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 13.4% for American Indian residents, 39.7% for other race residents, 25.9% for two or more races residents)
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Religion statistics for McAlester (based on Pittsburg County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 70.85%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 34
Number of full-service restaurants: 30
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McAlester government finances in 2004(per resident):
7.15% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,088 average adjusted gross income)
0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($407 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.28% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,922 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 McAlester fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in McAlester)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 137 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in McAlester, OK)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 34 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 70 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in McAlester)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 38 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in McAlester)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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