For population 25 years and over in Washington:
For population 15 years and over in Washington town:
22 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $778 (0.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Norman, OK (11.9 miles , pop. 95,694).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (29.5 miles , pop. 506,132).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (161.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Cole, OK (2.4 miles ), Goldsby, OK (2.5 miles ), Purcell, OK (2.7 miles ), Noble, OK (2.8 miles ), Dibble, OK (3.0 miles ), Lexington, OK (3.0 miles ), Blanchard, OK (3.4 miles ), Slaughterville, OK (3.4 miles ).
Latitude: 35.06 N, Longitude: 97.49 W
Area code: 405
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Crime rate in Washington detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 3 (2 officers).
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +175 (+50.7%).
Work and jobs in Washington: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Washington, Oklahoma
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Washington-area historical tornado activity is above Oklahoma state average. It is 405% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/3/1999, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 21.2 miles away from the Washington town center killed 36 people and injured 583 people and caused $1000 million in damages.
On 9/14/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.3 miles away from the town center killed 2 people and injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Washington-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Oklahoma state average. It is 37% 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 65.7 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 20.7 miles away from Washington 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 56.2 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, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 21.5 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 54.7 miles away from Washington 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 22.4 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 McClain County (32) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 23
Emergencies Declared: 6
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 16, Floods: 15, Tornadoes: 9, Winter Storms: 9, Fires: 4, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Joe Bradley (basketball) - Basketball player.
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.858. This is significantly worse than average. There were 46 monitors within city limits.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 4.55. This is significantly worse than average. There were 52 monitors within city limits.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 16.8. This is significantly worse than average. There were 82 monitors within city limits.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 23.8. This is about average. There were 84 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.7. This is about average. There were 48 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 18.7. This is about average. There were 50 monitors within city limits.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 9.1%
(5.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 57.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 5.3% for American Indian residents, 36.2% for two or more races residents)
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Religion statistics for Washington town (based on McClain County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 59.12%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Number of full-service restaurants: 19
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11.73% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($40,786 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:
9.37% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,323 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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Washington fatal accident list:
Aug 12, 2006 10:35 PM, 240th Ave, Lat: 35.058478, Lon: -97.519158, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jan 2, 1998 02:00 PM, Us-75, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Sep 6, 1996 02:19 AM, Nw Virgini, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jan 2, 1988 12:35 AM, Elm Street, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Aug 23, 1986 08:01 PM, E Tuxedo B, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2, Drunken drivers: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:7
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:6
FAA Registered Aircraft:20 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Washington)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2014.