For population 25 years and over in Ralston:
For population 15 years and over in Ralston town:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $224 (0.8%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tulsa, OK (51.3 miles , pop. 393,049).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (256.2 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Fairfax, OK (2.2 miles ), Skedee, OK (2.9 miles) , Blackburn, OK (3.4 miles) , Pawnee, OK (3.5 miles ), Burbank, OK (3.7 miles) , McCord-Braden, OK (4.1 miles ), Maramec, OK (4.3 miles) , Kaw City, OK (4.4 miles ).
Latitude: 36.50 N, Longitude: 96.73 W
Area code: 918
Population change in the 1990s: -50 (-12.3%).
Work and jobs in Ralston: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Ralston, Oklahoma
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Ralston-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Oklahoma state average. It is 292% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/25/1955, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 33.8 miles away from the Ralston town center killed 20 people and injured 280 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 5/25/1955, a category F5 tornado 34.8 miles away from the town center killed 80 people and injured 273 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Ralston-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Oklahoma state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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 52.3 miles away from the city 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 32.7 miles away from Ralston center
On 10/30/2008 at 16:25:00, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 76.4 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 80.0 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 85.9 miles away from Ralston 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 77.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Pawnee County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Winter Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 6, Ice Storms: 2, Winter Storm: 1, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Ralston:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ralston:
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2004 was 0.0252. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.9 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.98. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 21.9 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 21.9 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2005 was 10.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.9 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 24.2%
(20.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 35.9% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 40.0% 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
Ralston compared to Oklahoma state average:
Banks with branches in Ralston (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Ralston (based on Pawnee County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 60.24%
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): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Ralston government finances in 2006 (per resident):
8.61% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,583 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:
9.40% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,067 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 Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FAA Registered Aircraft:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: