Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Norman, OK (60.0 miles , pop. 95,694).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (77.7 miles , pop. 506,132).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (126.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Southeast Pontotoc, OK (2.5 miles) , Stonewall, OK (2.7 miles ), Fitzhugh, OK (2.7 miles ), Southwest Pontotoc, OK (3.0 miles) , Ada, OK (3.1 miles ), Roff, OK (3.3 miles ), Hickory, OK (3.5 miles) , Tupelo, OK (3.6 miles ).
Latitude: 34.62 N, Longitude: 96.65 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 580
Unemployment in July 2013:
Work and jobs in South Central Pontotoc: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in South Central Pontotoc, Oklahoma
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
South Central Pontotoc-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Oklahoma state average. It is 313% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/9/1959, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 4.1 miles away from the South Central Pontotoc place center killed 7 people and injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 4/27/1966, a category F4 tornado 22.0 miles away from the place center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:South Central Pontotoc-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Oklahoma state average. It is 61% 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 12.7 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 54.7 miles away from South Central Pontotoc 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 54.2 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 53.5 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 97.4 miles away from South Central Pontotoc center
On 6/8/2004 at 00:15:09, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 43.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Pontotoc County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 6
Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 8, Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 5, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to South Central Pontotoc:
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
South Central Pontotoc compared to Oklahoma state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for South Central Pontotoc CCD (based on Pontotoc County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 61.84%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 4
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Number of full-service restaurants: 26
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
7.81% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,460 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:
7.79% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,256 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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