For population 25 years and over in Rush Springs:
For population 15 years and over in Rush Springs town:
13 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $278 (0.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lawton, OK (28.9 miles , pop. 92,757).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (54.0 miles , pop. 506,132).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (152.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Marlow, OK (3.1 miles ), Ninnekah, OK (3.5 miles ), Sterling, OK (3.5 miles ), Bray, OK (3.5 miles ), Central High, OK (3.7 miles ), Alex, OK (3.7 miles ), Norge, OK (3.8 miles) , Cement, OK (3.8 miles ).
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Latitude: 34.78 N, Longitude: 97.96 WNickname or alias (official or unofficial): Watermelon Capital of the World
Area code: 580
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Crime rate in Rush Springs detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +34 (+2.7%).
Work and jobs in Rush Springs: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Rush Springs, Oklahoma
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Rush Springs-area historical tornado activity is above Oklahoma state average. It is 359% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/3/1999, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 24.8 miles away from the Rush Springs town center killed 36 people and injured 583 people and caused $1000 million in damages.
On 5/24/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.2 miles away from the town center killed 4 people and injured 5 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Rush Springs-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Oklahoma state average. It is 48% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 1/18/1995 at 15:51:39, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 20.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 86.9 miles away from Rush Springs 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 26.2 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 20.8 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 23.3 miles away from Rush Springs 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 21.4 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).
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 16.5%
(16.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 64.7% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Religion statistics for Rush Springs (based on Grady County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 61.69%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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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
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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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Rush Springs fatal accident list:
Sep 15, 1981 03:05 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Rush Springs)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:49 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:6
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Rush Springs)
FAA Registered Aircraft:4
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Businesses in Rush Springs, OK
Total of 5 patent applications in 2008-2014.