For population 25 years and over in Oakwood:
For population 15 years and over in Oakwood town:
4 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $491 (1.1%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tyler, TX (61.1 miles , pop. 83,650).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Dallas, TX (100.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Butler, TX (2.8 miles) , Buffalo, TX (3.9 miles ), Elkhart, TX (4.0 miles ), Palestine, TX (4.2 miles ), Fairfield, TX (4.5 miles ), Montalba-Tennessee Colony, TX (4.7 miles) , Grapeland, TX (4.8 miles ), Jewett, TX (4.8 miles ).
Latitude: 31.58 N, Longitude: 95.85 W
Area code: 903
Population change in the 1990s: -56 (-10.6%).
Work and jobs in Oakwood: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Oakwood, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Oakwood-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 113% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 11/15/1987, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.9 miles away from the Oakwood town center killed one person and injured 59 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 10/31/1974, a category F3 tornado 16.1 miles away from the town center injured 4 people.
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Leon County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 6
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Fires: 3, Tornado: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Public high school in Oakwood:
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Oakwood and their reported violations in the past:BUTLER WSC (Population served: 1560, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 20.5%
(6.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 37.9% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Oakwood compared to Texas state average:
Banks with branches in Oakwood (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Oakwood town (based on Leon County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 62.15%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 7
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
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Oakwood government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
Oakwood government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):
9.22% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,522 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:
8.26% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,155 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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Oakwood fatal accident list:
May 23, 2008 07:14 PM, Fm542, Lat: 31.578908, Lon: -95.843617, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jan 13, 2005 01:35 PM, Us-79, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Feb 10, 1987 05:45 AM, Fm542, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 8, 1986 01:35 PM, 79, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Oakwood)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Businesses in Oakwood, TX