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 2012: $540 (0.7%)
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
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 Medicine Park detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, 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 2012: 28.2%
(28.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Medicine Park compared to Oklahoma state average:
Banks with branches in Medicine Park (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Medicine Park town (based on Comanche County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 56.65%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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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
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Medicine Park government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
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:
Mar 30, 2010 06:33 AM, E Lake South, Lat: 34.73707222, Lon: -98.50207778, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 6, 1976 06:50 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Medicine Park)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:3
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 7 patent applications in 2008-2014.