For population 25 years and over in Southwest Cotton:
For population 15 years and over in Southwest Cotton CCD:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita Falls, TX (19.9 miles , pop. 104,197).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (104.6 miles , pop. 506,132).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (136.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Randlett, OK (1.0 miles ), Devol, OK (2.5 miles) , Burkburnett, TX (2.9 miles ), Grandfield, OK (3.5 miles ), Walters, OK (3.9 miles ), Temple, OK (3.9 miles ), East Tillman, OK (4.0 miles ), Pleasant Valley, TX (4.3 miles ).
Latitude: 34.18 N, Longitude: 98.48 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 580
Unemployment in July 2013:
Work and jobs in Southwest Cotton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Southwest Cotton, Oklahoma
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Southwest Cotton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Oklahoma state average. It is 237% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/3/1964, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 17.7 miles away from the Southwest Cotton place center killed 7 people and injured 111 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 5/26/1962, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 2.8 miles away from the place center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Southwest Cotton-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Oklahoma state average. It is 80% 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 41.6 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 64.8 miles away from Southwest Cotton 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 38.2 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) earthquake occurred 64.5 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 64.2 miles away from Southwest Cotton center
On 10/6/2006 at 22:13:16, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 49.1 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 Cotton County (27) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 21
Emergencies Declared: 6
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 15, Floods: 14, Tornadoes: 9, Winter Storms: 8, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Fire: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Southwest Cotton:
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Southwest Cotton compared to Oklahoma state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Southwest Cotton (based on Cotton County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 91.26%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
8.67% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,395 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:
8.44% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($25,874 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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