For population 25 years and over in Soper:
For population 15 years and over in Soper town:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $268 (0.3%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: East Grayson, TX (56.3 miles , pop. 81,381).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Plano, TX (91.0 miles , pop. 222,030).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (106.1 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: West Choctaw, OK (2.3 miles ), Boswell, OK (3.2 miles ), Hugo, OK (3.3 miles ), Antlers, OK (3.8 miles ), East Bryan, OK (4.3 miles ), Powderly, TX (4.3 miles ), Sawyer, OK (4.3 miles ), Bennington, OK (4.4 miles ).
Latitude: 34.03 N, Longitude: 95.70 W
Area code: 580
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -5 (-1.6%).
Work and jobs in Soper: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Soper, Oklahoma
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Soper-area historical tornado activity is near Oklahoma state average. It is 206% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/2/1982, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 9.9 miles away from the Soper 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 0.9 miles away from the town center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Soper-area historical earthquake activity is below Oklahoma state average. It is 89% 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 60.5 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 27.5 miles away from Soper center
On 5/31/1997 at 03:26:41, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 60.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/8/2004 at 00:15:09, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 90.2 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 30.6 miles away from Soper center
On 5/27/2007 at 21:03:22, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 78.8 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).
Birthplace of: Ray Wylie Hubbard - Country singer.
Hospitals/medical centers near Soper:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Soper:
Public high school in Soper:
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 43.2%
(37.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 34.2% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 50.8% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Soper compared to Oklahoma state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Soper (based on Choctaw County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 66.52%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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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:
Soper government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
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Soper government finances - Cash and Securities 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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Soper fatal accident list:
Jun 9, 1990 02:15 AM, 70, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2, Drunken drivers: 1
Jul 5, 1986 10:10 PM, 70, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2
Aug 26, 1982 05:20 PM, 70, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Sep 30, 1977 11:15 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Soper)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Soper)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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