For population 25 years and over in Pocasset:
For population 15 years and over in Pocasset town:
2 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $367 (0.8%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: East Canadian, OK (23.4 miles , pop. 61,645).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (30.9 miles , pop. 506,132).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (178.6 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Amber, OK (2.2 miles ), Minco, OK (2.9 miles ), Chickasha, OK (3.3 miles ), Verden, OK (3.3 miles ), Tuttle, OK (3.4 miles ), Norge, OK (3.8 miles) , Union City, OK (3.9 miles ), Ninnekah, OK (4.1 miles ).
Latitude: 35.19 N, Longitude: 97.95 W
Area code: 405
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +42 (+28.0%).
Average climate in Pocasset, Oklahoma
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Pocasset-area historical tornado activity is above Oklahoma state average. It is 398% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/3/1999, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 7.4 miles away from the Pocasset town center killed 36 people and injured 583 people and caused $1000 million in damages.
On 5/24/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.7 miles away from the town center killed 2 people and injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Pocasset-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Oklahoma state average. It is 55% 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 93.7 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 35.4 miles away from Pocasset 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 38.7 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 36.4 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 39.7 miles away from Pocasset 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 37.6 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 Grady County (24) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 18
Emergencies Declared: 6
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 13, Floods: 11, Winter Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 7, Snow: 1, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Pocasset:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pocasset:
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.64. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.8 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 32.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.8 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 19.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.8 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Pocasset and their reported violations in the past:GRADY CO RWD #1 (Population served: 400, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 19.9%
(17.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.0% 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
Pocasset compared to Oklahoma state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Pocasset (based on Grady County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 61.69%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 8
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
Number of full-service restaurants: 20
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Pocasset government finances in 2002(per resident):
8.90% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($38,133 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:
7.68% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,599 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 Antenna Towers:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Pocasset)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Pocasset, OK