For population 25 years and over in Tupelo:
For population 15 years and over in Tupelo city:
9 residents are foreign born (1.3% Latin America, 1.0% North America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $308 (0.4%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: East Grayson, TX (67.5 miles , pop. 81,381).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (87.6 miles , pop. 506,132).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (126.5 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: West Coal, OK (1.3 miles ), Centrahoma, OK (2.1 miles) , Stonewall, OK (2.6 miles ), Southeast Pontotoc, OK (3.0 miles ), Coalgate, OK (3.5 miles ), East Coal, OK (3.6 miles ), Phillips, OK (3.6 miles) , South Central Pontotoc, OK (3.6 miles ).
Latitude: 34.60 N, Longitude: 96.42 W
Area code: 580
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +34 (+9.9%).
Work and jobs in Tupelo: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Tupelo, Oklahoma
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Tupelo-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Oklahoma state average. It is 288% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/9/1959, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.8 miles away from the Tupelo city 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 20.6 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Tupelo-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Oklahoma state average. It is 65% 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 4.0 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 67.9 miles away from Tupelo 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 67.4 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 66.7 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) earthquake occurred 30.0 miles away from Tupelo center
On 6/8/2004 at 00:15:09, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 54.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Coal County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 6
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Winter Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 5, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Tupelo:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tupelo:
Public high school in Tupelo:
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Public elementary/middle school in Tupelo:
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2004 was 17.6. This is better than average. There were 8 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.3. This is about average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 26.9%
(36.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 16.3% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Tupelo compared to Oklahoma state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Tupelo (based on Coal County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 59.53%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Tupelo government finances in 2002(per resident):
6.78% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($22,133 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:
7.91% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($24,282 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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Tupelo fatal accident list:
Jan 14, 1977 09:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Tupelo)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:3
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: