For population 25 years and over in Rocky:
For population 15 years and over in Rocky town:
11 residents are foreign born (6.3% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $331 (0.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lawton, OK (52.5 miles , pop. 92,757).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (89.0 miles , pop. 506,132).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (208.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Sentinel, OK (2.5 miles ), Southwest Washita, OK (2.8 miles ), Hobart, OK (3.0 miles ), Dill City, OK (3.1 miles ), Central Washita, OK (3.2 miles ), New Cordell, OK (3.2 miles ), Gotebo, OK (3.5 miles ), Burns Flat, OK (3.9 miles ).
Latitude: 35.16 N, Longitude: 99.06 W
Area code: 580
Unemployment in August 2012:
Population change in the 1990s: -15 (-7.9%).
Average climate in Rocky, Oklahoma
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Rocky-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Oklahoma state average. It is 268% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/25/1962, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.0 miles away from the Rocky town center injured 9 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 5/2/1975, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.2 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Rocky-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Oklahoma state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/28/1998 at 14:13:01, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 44.8 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 87.1 miles away from Rocky center
On 2/8/2002 at 16:07:13, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 49.5 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) earthquake occurred 87.7 miles away from the city 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 88.6 miles away from Rocky center
On 4/5/1995 at 05:31:16, a magnitude 3.0 (2.8 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 3.5 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 Washita County (22) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Winter Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 5, Ice Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Rocky:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rocky:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 6.0%
(4.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Rocky compared to Oklahoma state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Rocky (based on Washita County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 84.56%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Number of full-service restaurants: 10
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Rocky government finances in 2002:
9.79% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,332 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:
8.95% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,985 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:
Strongest AM radio stations in Rocky:
Strongest FM radio stations in Rocky:
TV broadcast stations around Rocky:
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:2
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: