Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lawton, OK (7.4 miles , pop. 92,757).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (77.9 miles , pop. 506,132).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (163.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Medicine Park, OK (1.9 miles ), Northwest Comanche, OK (2.6 miles) , Lawton, OK (2.7 miles ), Cache, OK (2.8 miles ), Southwest Comanche, OK (3.3 miles) , Elgin, OK (3.7 miles ), Southeast Comanche, OK (3.8 miles) , Indiahoma, OK (3.8 miles ).
Latitude: 34.69 N, Longitude: 98.51 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 580
Unemployment in July 2013:
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Average climate in Sill, Oklahoma
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Sill-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Oklahoma state average. It is 302% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/24/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.1 miles away from the Sill place center killed 4 people and injured 5 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 4/17/1976, a category F4 tornado 13.5 miles away from the place center injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Sill-area historical earthquake activity is above Oklahoma state average. It is 74% 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 8.5 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 52.2 miles away from Sill 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 8.8 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 52.4 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 52.9 miles away from Sill center
On 10/6/2006 at 22:13:16, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 63.7 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 Comanche County (24) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 11, Floods: 10, Winter Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 6, Fires: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Joseph Grinnell - Zoologist, Mark Kimmitt - General, Rey Maualuga - College football player, Cullen Bryant - Football player, Dave Nelson - Baseball player and coach, Julia Compton Moore - Wife of Hal Moore, Karen Clark - Politician, Sanapia - Comanche medicine woman and spiritual healer, John Godina - Athletics competitor, Elizabeth Scott (mathematician) - Mathematician.
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Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2005 was 0.314. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.2 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 32.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2003 was 9.27. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.1 miles away from the city center.
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
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Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
People in group quarters in Sill in 2000:
Sill compared to Oklahoma state average:
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Religion statistics for Sill CCD (based on Comanche County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 56.65%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 9
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 51
Number of full-service restaurants: 64
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Adult obesity rate:
10.54% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,552 average adjusted gross income)
1.33% of residents moved from foreign countries ($3,845 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
12.80% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,661 average adjusted gross income)
0.96% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,426 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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