For population 25 years and over in Weatherford:
For population 15 years and over in Weatherford city:
587 residents are foreign born (0.9% Asia, 0.6% Europe).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $917 (0.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (65.7 miles , pop. 506,132).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (218.5 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Hydro, OK (2.6 miles ), Northeast Washita, OK (3.4 miles) , Corn, OK (3.4 miles ), Colony, OK (3.6 miles) , Custer City, OK (3.7 miles ), Thomas, OK (3.9 miles ), Arapaho, OK (3.9 miles ), Clinton, OK (3.9 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 35.53 N, Longitude: 98.70 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: -640 (-5.9%)
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 Weatherford detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 31 (20 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -312 (-3.1%).
Work and jobs in Weatherford: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Weatherford, Oklahoma
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Weatherford-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Oklahoma state average. It is 297% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/22/1981, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.7 miles away from the Weatherford city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 5/25/1962, a category F4 tornado 26.8 miles away from the city center injured 9 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Weatherford-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 54.4 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 81.6 miles away from Weatherford 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 92.5 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, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 58.9 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) earthquake occurred 82.5 miles away from Weatherford 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 83.6 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 Custer 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: 4, Ice Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Thomas Patten Stafford - General, Braden Looper - 2005 Major League Baseball player (New York Mets, born: Oct 28, 1974), Jeff Banister - Baseball player and coach, Wes Sims - 2005 NFL player (San Diego Chargers, born: Apr 8, 1981), Gordon Friesen - Folk musician, Rex Thomas - Football player, Stan West - Football player, Wes Sims (American football) - Football player.
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Local government website: www.cityofweatherford.com
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Weatherford and their reported violations in the past:COUNTRYWEST DEVELOPMENT INC TE (Population served: 45, Purch_groundwater):
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 22.7%
(20.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 56.0% for Black residents, 31.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 4.8% for American Indian residents, 23.1% for other race residents, 32.1% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
732 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus) in 2000
People in group quarters in Weatherford in 2010:
73 people in nursing homes in 2000
Weatherford compared to Oklahoma state average:
Banks with most branches in Weatherford (2011 data):
Fire-safe hotels and motels in Weatherford, Oklahoma:
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Religion statistics for Weatherford city (based on Custer County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 83.06%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 6
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Number of full-service restaurants: 31
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Weatherford government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
9.56% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,680 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:
9.48% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,271 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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See more detailed statistics of Weatherford fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Weatherford)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 171 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Weatherford, OK)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 5 (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: 27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Weatherford)
FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 3 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Weatherford)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 41 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 20 patent applications in 2008-2014.