For population 25 years and over in Porum:
For population 15 years and over in Porum town:
21 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $276 (0.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fort Smith, AR (48.9 miles , pop. 80,268).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tulsa, OK (65.4 miles , pop. 393,049).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (197.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Simms, OK (2.7 miles ), Whitefield, OK (2.7 miles ), Duchess Landing, OK (3.0 miles) , Warner, OK (3.1 miles ), West Haskell, OK (3.2 miles) , Stigler, OK (3.3 miles ), Webbers Falls, OK (3.5 miles ), Gore, OK (3.8 miles ).
Latitude: 35.36 N, Longitude: 95.27 W
Area code: 918
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Crime rate in Porum detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -129 (-15.1%).
Work and jobs in Porum: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Porum, Oklahoma
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Porum-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Oklahoma state average. It is 239% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/26/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.6 miles away from the Porum town center killed 5 people and injured 25 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 3/26/1976, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 33.8 miles away from the town center killed 2 people and injured 64 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Porum-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Oklahoma state average. It is 95% 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 82.0 miles away from the city center
On 5/27/2007 at 21:03:22, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 42.6 miles away from Porum center
On 10/20/2002 at 02:18:13, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 88.1 miles away from the city center
On 3/15/2006 at 08:30:25, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 61.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/9/2008 at 22:59:47, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 84.7 miles away from Porum center
On 4/22/2005 at 05:17:04, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 81.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Muskogee County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 6
Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 9, Storms: 8, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 5, Fires: 2, Snow: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Puggy Hunton - College coach.
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 42.5%
(56.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.4% for American Indian residents, 16.2% for two or more races residents)
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Religion statistics for Porum town (based on Muskogee County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 62.88%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 16
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 32
Number of full-service restaurants: 46
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6.58% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,247 average adjusted gross income)
0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($125 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.50% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,522 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 Porum)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:4
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:5 (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:9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Porum)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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