For population 25 years and over in Tatums:
For population 15 years and over in Tatums town:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $180 (0.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Norman, OK (51.2 miles , pop. 95,694).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (69.3 miles , pop. 506,132).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (122.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Ratliff City, OK (1.9 miles) , Elmore City, OK (3.2 miles ), Velma, OK (3.4 miles ), Velma-Alma, OK (3.5 miles ), Loco, OK (4.0 miles) , Healdton, OK (4.2 miles ), Davis, OK (4.4 miles ), West Murray, OK (4.5 miles ).
Latitude: 34.48 N, Longitude: 97.46 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 580
Population change in the 1990s: -4 (-2.3%).
Average climate in Tatums, Oklahoma
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Tatums-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Oklahoma state average. It is 329% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/19/1972, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.6 miles away from the Tatums town center killed 5 people and injured 6 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
On 4/10/1979, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.3 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Tatums-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Oklahoma state average. It is 42% 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 59.9 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 21.5 miles away from Tatums center
On 4/28/1998 at 14:13:01, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 58.0 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, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 20.5 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 53.8 miles away from Tatums 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 19.3 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 Carter County (26) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 7
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 12, Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 8, Fires: 6, Winter Storms: 6, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Tatums:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tatums:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 21.7%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.0% for Black residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Tatums compared to Oklahoma state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Tatums (based on Carter County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 79.23%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 9
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
Number of full-service restaurants: 28
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Tatums government finances in 2002:
6.91% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,475 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:
6.40% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,158 average adjusted gross income)
0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($340 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Tatums:
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TV broadcast stations around Tatums:
Tatums fatal accident list:
Jul 18, 1994 06:00 PM, 7, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:4
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: