For population 25 years and over in Watonga:
For population 15 years and over in Watonga city:
543 residents are foreign born (11.7% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $305 (0.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: East Canadian, OK (45.4 miles , pop. 61,645).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (55.4 miles , pop. 506,132).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (230.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Greenfield, OK (2.9 miles) , Hitchcock, OK (3.0 miles) , Geary, OK (4.0 miles ), Canton, OK (4.2 miles ), Oakwood, OK (4.2 miles) , Loyal, OK (4.3 miles) , Okeene, OK (4.4 miles ), Thomas, OK (4.5 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 35.85 N, Longitude: 98.41 W
Area code: 580
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Watonga detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 9 (7 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +1,226 (+35.7%).
Work and jobs in Watonga: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Watonga, Oklahoma
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Watonga-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Oklahoma state average. It is 303% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/10/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.4 miles away from the Watonga city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 5/3/1999, a category F4 tornado 26.5 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 11 people and caused $3 million in damages.
Earthquake activity:Watonga-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Oklahoma state average. It is 86% 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 73.8 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 87.5 miles away from Watonga center
On 9/15/1995 at 00:31:33, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 72.3 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 88.5 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 77.7 miles away from Watonga 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 89.7 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 Blaine County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 9, Winter Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 5, Ice Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Byron Houston - Basketball player, Clarence Nash - Voice actor, Jim Lookabaugh - Football player and coach.
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Watonga and their reported violations in the past:DIAMOND BACK CORRECTIONAL CENTER (Population served: 1623, Purch_groundwater):
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 21.8%
(17.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.2% for Black residents, 18.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 59.4% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 8.8% for two or more races residents)
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Religion statistics for Watonga (based on Blaine County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 66.63%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
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Watonga government finances in 2006(per resident):
6.89% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,685 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:
8.38% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,655 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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Watonga fatal accident list:
Oct 13, 2008 02:25 PM, Spiece, 3rd, Lat: 35.847717, Lon: -98.405872, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jan 10, 2004 12:55 AM, Us-270, Clarence Nash, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
May 29, 2004 04:00 PM, Sr-51, 11th Street, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 2
Feb 12, 1992 06:20 PM, Nash Blvd, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Apr 11, 1975 11:40 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Watonga)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 50 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Watonga, OK)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Watonga)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 11 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Watonga)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2013.