For population 25 years and over in Newcastle:
For population 15 years and over in Newcastle city:
9 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,479 (0.9%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: North Cleveland, OK (9.7 miles , pop. 90,295).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (17.0 miles , pop. 506,132).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (175.0 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Blanchard, OK (2.7 miles ), Moore, OK (3.0 miles ), Goldsby, OK (3.0 miles ), Cole, OK (3.1 miles ), North Cleveland, OK (3.1 miles ), Norman, OK (3.1 miles ), Hall Park, OK (3.2 miles ), Tuttle, OK (3.4 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 35.24 N, Longitude: 97.59 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,155 (-15.5%)
Area code: 405
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 Newcastle detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 22 (16 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +1,130 (+26.3%).
Work and jobs in Newcastle: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Newcastle, Oklahoma
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Newcastle-area historical tornado activity is above Oklahoma state average. It is 416% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/3/1999, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 16.5 miles away from the Newcastle city center killed 36 people and injured 583 people and caused $1000 million in damages.
On 5/8/2003, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.1 miles away from the city center injured 134 people and caused $370 million in damages.
Earthquake activity:Newcastle-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Oklahoma state average. It is 44% 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 76.9 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 32.2 miles away from Newcastle 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 56.5 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 33.2 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 56.2 miles away from Newcastle 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 34.3 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 McClain County (32) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 23
Emergencies Declared: 6
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 16, Floods: 15, Tornadoes: 9, Winter Storms: 9, Fires: 4, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: J. D. Morgan - Tennis coach.
Hospitals/medical centers near Newcastle:
Airports located in Newcastle:
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Public high school in Newcastle:
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Public elementary/middle schools in Newcastle:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.94. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.5 miles away from the city center.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.524. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.2 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 8.14. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.2 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 31.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.613. This is significantly better than average. There were 6 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 24.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Newcastle and their reported violations in the past:GARRETTS TP (Population served: 100, Purch_groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 7.2%
(8.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 6.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Newcastle compared to Oklahoma state average:
Banks with branches in Newcastle (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Newcastle (based on McClain County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 59.12%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Number of full-service restaurants: 19
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Newcastle government finances in 2002(per resident):
11.73% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($40,786 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:
9.37% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,323 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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FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Newcastle)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 66 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Newcastle, OK)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 32 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Newcastle)
FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Newcastle)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 22 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 11 patent applications in 2008-2013.