For population 25 years and over in Newkirk:
For population 15 years and over in Newkirk city:
15 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $325 (0.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (57.8 miles , pop. 344,284).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (282.9 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Kildare, OK (2.3 miles) , Ponca City, OK (3.4 miles ), Arkansas City, KS (3.6 miles ), Kaw City, OK (3.7 miles ), McCord, OK (3.7 miles ), Blackwell, OK (3.8 miles ), Braman, OK (4.0 miles ), McCord-Braden, OK (4.0 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 36.88 N, Longitude: 97.06 W
Area code: 580
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Crime in Newkirk detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +67 (+3.1%).
Work and jobs in Newkirk: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Newkirk, Oklahoma
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Newkirk-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Oklahoma state average. It is 243% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/25/1955, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 5.2 miles away from the Newkirk city center killed 80 people and injured 273 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 5/25/1955, a category F5 tornado 16.8 miles away from the city center killed 20 people and injured 280 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Newkirk-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Oklahoma state average. It is 92% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 9/15/1995 at 00:31:33, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 90.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/30/1998 at 17:41:22, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 30.7 miles away from Newkirk center
On 1/24/1991 at 05:00:26, a magnitude 3.0 (2.9 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 37.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/14/1993 at 17:06:10, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 70.5 miles away from the city center
On 7/24/2001 at 14:02:35, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 56.6 miles away from Newkirk center
On 4/29/1994 at 03:28:58, a magnitude 3.0 (2.8 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 72.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Kay County (22) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Winter Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 5, Heavy Rain: 1, Fire: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Lenore Barrett - Congresswoman in Idaho.
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Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.76. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.2 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 6.60. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.5 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 24.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.2 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2007 was 11.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.2 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Newkirk and their reported violations in the past:KAY CO RWD #5 (DALE WATER CORP) (Address: 215 NORTH STREET , Population served: 765, Purch_groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 22.5%
(20.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.0% for Black residents, 48.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 9.3% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 23.9% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
65 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
Newkirk compared to Oklahoma state average:
Banks with branches in Newkirk (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Newkirk (based on Kay County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 71.83%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 12
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
Number of full-service restaurants: 33
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Newkirk government finances in 2002:
6.05% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,856 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:
6.98% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($37,174 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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Newkirk fatal accident list:
Oct 31, 2004 10:00 PM, Us-77, South Street, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 18, 1991 05:32 AM, 1st, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Sep 23, 1984 09:31 PM, Main St, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Newkirk)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:3
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Newkirk)
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Businesses in Newkirk, OK