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Population in 2014: 247 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +31.4%
Males: 115  (46.7%)
Females: 132  (53.3%)
Median resident age:  42.2 years
Oklahoma median age:  36.4 years

Zip code: 74082

Estimated median household income in 2016: $44,147 (it was $27,000 in 2000)
Vera:

$44,147
OK:

$49,176

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $22,456 (it was $12,013 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $95,363 (it was $37,500 in 2000)
Vera:

$95,363
OK:

$132,200

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $125,827; Detached houses: $140,078; Mobile homes: $68,581

Median gross rent in 2016: $952.

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    • 18175.1%White alone
    • 3715.4%Two or more races
    • 239.5%American Indian alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Vera: 81.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (17.5%), German (10.5%), American (5.3%), English (3.5%), Italian (3.5%), Scotch-Irish (1.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 630 feet

Land area: 0.20 square miles.

Population density: 1,233 people per square mile   (low).

Vera, Oklahoma map

For population 25 years and over in Vera:

  • High school or higher: 87.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 39.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Vera town:

  • Never married: 22.9%
  • Now married: 57.8%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 12.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $869 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $524 (0.6%)

Vera satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tulsa, OK (22.2 miles , pop. 393,049).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (257.6 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: North Tulsa, OK (2.4 miles ), Collinsville, OK (2.5 miles ), Ramona, OK (2.5 miles ), Oologah, OK (3.1 miles ), Oolagah-Talala, OK (3.1 miles ), Avant, OK (3.2 miles ), Skiatook, OK (3.3 miles ), Owasso, OK (3.4 miles ).

Latitude: 36.45 N, Longitude: 95.88 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 918

Vera household income distribution Vera home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.0%
Oklahoma:

4.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +20 (+11.9%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (29%)
  • Construction (24%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (13%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (36%)
  • Finance and insurance (17%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (27%)
  • Production occupations (24%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (16%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (33%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (17%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (11%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)

Average climate in Vera, Oklahoma

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Vera-area historical tornado activity is near Oklahoma state average. It is 158% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/26/1991, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.2 miles away from the Vera town center killed one person and injured 24 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/26/1991, a category F4 tornado 8.9 miles away from the town center injured 22 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Vera-area historical earthquake activity is near Oklahoma state average. It is 71% 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 127.6 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 223.9 miles away from Vera center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 224.2 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 150.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 364.6 miles away from Vera center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 315.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Washington County (23) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 10, Storms: 9, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 6, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Vera topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Vera:

  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL COMPANY (Hospital, about 6 miles away; COLLINSVILLE, OK)
  • FRANCES STREITEL VILLA (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; COLLINSVILLE, OK)
  • SKIATOOK NURSING HOME,LLC (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; SKIATOOK, OK)
  • ROBISON HOMECARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; OOLOGAH, OK)
  • ST JOHN OWASSO Acute Care Hospitals (about 11 miles away; OWASSO, OK)
  • LOCAL HOSPICE, INC (Hospital, about 12 miles away; OWASSO, OK)
  • WOOD MANOR NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; CLAREMORE, OK)

airports located in Vera:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Vera:

  • Rogers State University (about 17 miles; Claremore, OK; Full-time enrollment: 3,482)
  • University of Tulsa (about 21 miles; Tulsa, OK; FT enrollment: 3,702)
  • Tulsa Community College (about 24 miles; Tulsa, OK; FT enrollment: 12,480)
  • Oral Roberts University (about 28 miles; Tulsa, OK; FT enrollment: 3,216)
  • Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology (about 57 miles; Okmulgee, OK; FT enrollment: 3,243)
  • Northeastern State University (about 63 miles; Tahlequah, OK; FT enrollment: 6,895)
  • Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College (about 64 miles; Miami, OK; FT enrollment: 2,075)

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Notable location: Owens and Company Mutual Aid Fire Service (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Washington County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 71.9. This is about average.

City:

71.9
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.209. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.209
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 15.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.5
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.490. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.490
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 29.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 19.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.5
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.97. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.97
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 0.00431. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00431
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 14.8%
(13.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 37.5% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.9 people
Oklahoma:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  66.7%
Whole state:  66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  8.3%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.2% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.2
Oklahoma average:

11.1

Vera travel time to work - commute Vera mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Vera town (based on Washington County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant23,75173
Mainline Protestant8,07814
Catholic2,3813
Other1,4007
Black Protestant1832
None15,183-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 8
Washington County:

1.61 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Washington County:

0.40 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Washington County:

4.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 44
Here:

8.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.89 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.1%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Washington County:

29.2%
Oklahoma:

29.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

43.4%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

43.1%
Oklahoma:

44.2%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.9
Oklahoma:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

35.0%
Oklahoma:

21.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Vera:

10.8%
Oklahoma:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Vera:

6.6
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.0%
Oklahoma:

33.8%

General health condition:
Vera:

53.1%
State:

54.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Vera:

83.5%
State:

78.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Vera, OK Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll

Vera government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $10,000 ($40.49)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($20.24)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $0 ($0.00)

Vera government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $14,000 ($56.68)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($4.05)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,000 ($4.05)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $5,000 ($20.24)
    Public Utilities: $1,000 ($4.05)

Vera government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $5,000 ($20.24)

6.33% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($49,563 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.33%
Oklahoma average:

7.34%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($821 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.05%
Oklahoma average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Tulsa County, OK  0.97% ($35,202 average AGI)
from Osage County, OK  0.46% ($58,558)
from Kay County, OK  0.44% ($115,410)


6.29% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($46,977 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.29%
Oklahoma average:

7.24%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($565 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.06%
Oklahoma average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Tulsa County, OK  1.07% ($40,960 average AGI)
to Osage County, OK  0.38% ($41,070)
to Nowata County, OK  0.30% ($27,684)

Strongest AM radio stations in Vera:

  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KMUS (1380 AM; 20 kW; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KCFO (970 AM; 3 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: FRIENDSHIP BROADCASTING, L. P.)
  • KGGF (690 AM; 10 kW; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • KAKC (1300 AM; 5 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KRVT (1270 AM; 1 kW; CLAREMORE, OK; Owner: REUNION BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KXTD (1530 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WAGONER, OK; Owner: GAYTAN-GALVAN LIMITED LIABILITY COMP)
  • KGTO (1050 AM; 1 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: KJMM, INC.)
  • KYAL (1550 AM; 3 kW; SAPULPA, OK; Owner: KXOJ, INC.)
  • KWON (1400 AM; 1 kW; BARTLESVILLE, OK; Owner: KCD ENTERPRISES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Vera:

  • KQLL-FM (106.1 FM; OWASSO, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KTBT (101.5 FM; COLLINSVILLE, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KMOD-FM (97.5 FM; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KRAV-FM (96.5 FM; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KWEN (95.5 FM; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KBEZ (92.9 FM; TULSA, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KVOO-FM (98.5 FM; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KNYD (90.5 FM; BROKEN ARROW, OK; Owner: CREATIVE EDUCATIONAL MEDIA CORP. INC)
  • KJSR (103.3 FM; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KMYZ-FM (104.5 FM; PRYOR, OK; Owner: SHAMROCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KWGS (89.5 FM; TULSA, OK; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF TULSA)
  • KIZS (92.1 FM; BROKEN ARROW, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KRSC-FM (91.3 FM; CLAREMORE, OK; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS OF OKLAHOMA COLLEGES)
  • KJMM (105.3 FM; BIXBY, OK; Owner: KJMM, INC.)
  • KRTQ (102.3 FM; SAND SPRINGS, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KYFM (100.1 FM; BARTLESVILLE, OK; Owner: KCD ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KRIG-FM (104.9 FM; NOWATA, OK; Owner: KCD ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KHTT (106.9 FM; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KGND (107.5 FM; KETCHUM, OK; Owner: NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA BROADCAST NETWORK)
  • KTFR (100.7 FM; CHELSEA, OK; Owner: MICHAEL P. STEPHENS)

TV broadcast stations around Vera:

  • KDOR (Channel 17; BARTLESVILLE, OK; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KRSC-TV (Channel 35; CLAREMORE, OK; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS OF OKLAHOMA COLLEGES)
  • KJRH (Channel 2; TULSA, OK; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOED-TV (Channel 11; TULSA, OK; Owner: OKLAHOMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • KOTV (Channel 6; TULSA, OK; Owner: GRIFFIN LICENSING, L.L.C.)
  • KTUL (Channel 8; TULSA, OK; Owner: KTUL, LLC)
  • KWHB (Channel 47; TULSA, OK; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KTFO (Channel 41; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KOKI-TV (Channel 23; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KLOT-LP (Channel 25; TULSA, OK; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K39CW (Channel 39; TULSA, OK; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KTZT-LP (Channel 29; TULSA, OK; Owner: ARACELIS ORTIZ, EXECUTRIX OF THE ESTATE OF CARLOS ORTIZ)
  • KOPE-LP (Channel 51; TULSA, OK; Owner: COPELAND BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KGEB (Channel 53; TULSA, OK; Owner: UNIVERSITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTPX (Channel 44; OKMULGEE, OK; Owner: PAXSON TULSA LICENSE, INC.)
  • K66EK (Channel 66; BARTLESVILLE, DEWEY, OK; Owner: WASHINGTON COUNTY TELEVISION, INC.)

Vera fatal accident list:

Jun 23, 2010 06:02 PM, Sr-11, Lat: 36.42494, Lon: -95.99231, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • VERA, Hwy 75 .25 Mi S Of 226th St N (Lat: 36.478972 Lon: -95.929417), Overall height: 74.7 m, Call Sign: WPNG324
    Assigned Frequencies: 19112.5 MHzGrant Date: 06/18/1997, Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 04/28/1999Registrant: Phone: (972) 733-5536

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 8

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (36%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (24%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (21%)
  • Wood (12%)
  • Utility gas (4%)

Vera compared to Oklahoma state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Vera on our top lists:

  • #38 on the list of "Top 100 low-educated but high-earning cities"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the worst general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest average weight of females"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
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