For population 25 years and over in Medicine Park:
For population 15 years and over in Medicine Park town:
11 residents are foreign born (2.4% Europe, 0.5% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $520 (0.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lawton, OK (9.4 miles , pop. 92,757).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (74.6 miles , pop. 506,132).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (165.5 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Northwest Comanche, OK (1.7 miles ), Sill, OK (1.9 miles ), Lawton, OK (3.1 miles ), Cache, OK (3.3 miles ), Elgin, OK (3.4 miles ), Apache, OK (3.6 miles ), Southwest Comanche, OK (3.8 miles ), Southeast Comanche, OK (3.9 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 34.73 N, Longitude: 98.48 W
Area code: 580
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Crime in Medicine Park detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 3 (2 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +125 (+50.4%).
Work and jobs in Medicine Park: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Medicine Park, Oklahoma
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Medicine Park-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Oklahoma state average. It is 310% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/17/1976, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.4 miles away from the Medicine Park town center injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 5/24/1957, a category F4 tornado 12.3 miles away from the town center killed 4 people and injured 5 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Medicine Park-area historical earthquake activity is above Oklahoma state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/28/1998 at 14:13:01, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 5.1 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 50.5 miles away from Medicine Park center
On 2/8/2002 at 16:07:13, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 7.0 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) earthquake occurred 50.8 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 51.3 miles away from Medicine Park center
On 10/6/2006 at 22:13:16, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 64.7 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 Comanche County (24) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 11, Floods: 10, Winter Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 6, Fires: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Charles Chibitty - Comanche code talker in World War II.
Hospitals/medical centers near Medicine Park:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Medicine Park:
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2005 was 0.314. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.4 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 32.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.6 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2003 was 9.27. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.0 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 14.5%
(14.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Medicine Park compared to Oklahoma state average:
Banks with branches in Medicine Park (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Medicine Park (based on Comanche County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 56.65%
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: 3
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 51
Number of full-service restaurants: 64
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Medicine Park government finances in 2002:
10.54% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,552 average adjusted gross income)
1.33% of residents moved from foreign countries ($3,845 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
12.80% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,661 average adjusted gross income)
0.96% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,426 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Medicine Park fatal accident list:
Apr 6, 1976 06:50 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Medicine Park)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
FAA Registered Aircraft:2
Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0022.00
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Businesses in Medicine Park, OK
Total of 5 patent applications in 2008-2013.