For population 25 years and over in Sawyer:
For population 15 years and over in Sawyer town:
7 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $475 (0.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: East Grayson, TX (72.6 miles , pop. 81,381).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Plano, TX (103.5 miles , pop. 222,030).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (117.1 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Fort Towson, OK (2.3 miles ), Hugo, OK (2.9 miles ), Swink, OK (3.1 miles) , Rattan, OK (3.6 miles ), Valliant, OK (4.0 miles ), Powderly, TX (4.1 miles ), Manchester, TX (4.3 miles ), Soper, OK (4.3 miles ).
Latitude: 34.01 N, Longitude: 95.37 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 580
Crime rates in Sawyer (2010):
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Crime rates in Sawyer (2011):
Population change in the 1990s: +54 (+24.5%).
Work and jobs in Sawyer: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Sawyer, Oklahoma
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Sawyer-area historical tornado activity is near Oklahoma state average. It is 182% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/2/1982, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 13.9 miles away from the Sawyer town center injured 29 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 5/4/1960, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.8 miles away from the town center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Sawyer-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Oklahoma state average. It is 93% 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 75.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/20/2002 at 02:18:13, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 44.3 miles away from Sawyer center
On 5/31/1997 at 03:26:41, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 66.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/22/2005 at 05:17:04, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 15.4 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) earthquake occurred 85.8 miles away from Sawyer center
On 6/1/1995 at 04:49:29, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 80.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Choctaw County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 6
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Winter Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Fire: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Sawyer:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sawyer:
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Sawyer and their reported violations in the past:CHOCTAW COUNTY RWSG&SWMD # 3 (Population served: 250, Purch_surface_water):
Past health violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 19.8%
(20.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 70.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 19.3% for American Indian residents, 19.6% 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)
Sawyer compared to Oklahoma state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Sawyer (based on Choctaw County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 66.52%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 1
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Sawyer government finances in 2002(per resident):
6.22% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($23,125 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:
6.27% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,880 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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Sawyer fatal accident list:
Jun 26, 2009 11:17 PM, Us-70, Lat: 33.99945278, Lon: -95.40217222, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Sawyer)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Businesses in Sawyer, OK
Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.