For population 25 years and over in Wewoka:
For population 15 years and over in Wewoka city:
17 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $412 (0.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Norman, OK (52.5 miles , pop. 95,694).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (63.1 miles , pop. 506,132).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (163.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Lima, OK (2.5 miles) , Holdenville, OK (2.6 miles ), Yeager, OK (3.0 miles) , Spaulding, OK (3.1 miles) , Bowlegs, OK (3.1 miles ), Seminole, OK (3.4 miles ), Cromwell, OK (3.7 miles ), Sasakwa, OK (3.7 miles) .
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 35.15 N, Longitude: 96.49 W
Area code: 405
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 Wewoka detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 6 (6 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -646 (-15.4%).
Work and jobs in Wewoka: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Wewoka, Oklahoma
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Wewoka-area historical tornado activity is above Oklahoma state average. It is 352% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/5/1960, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 26.2 miles away from the Wewoka city center killed 5 people and injured 81 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 4/28/1950, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.2 miles away from the city center killed 5 people and injured 32 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Wewoka-area historical earthquake activity is above Oklahoma state average. It is 69% 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 34.0 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 67.6 miles away from Wewoka 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 67.7 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 67.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/8/2004 at 00:15:09, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 76.7 miles away from Wewoka center
On 10/20/2002 at 02:18:13, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 65.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Seminole County (25) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 18
Emergencies Declared: 6
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 12, Floods: 11, Tornadoes: 9, Winter Storms: 9, Fires: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Gil Morgan - Professional golfer, Lee P. Brown - Politician, Dale Douglass - Professional golfer, Larry S. Pierce - Army Medal of Honor recipient, Howie Goss - Baseball player, Bob Darnell - Baseball player.
Medal of Honor Recipient born in Wewoka: Larry S. Pierce.
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Public high schools in Wewoka:
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 39.4%
(25.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 62.0% for Black residents, 78.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 41.9% for American Indian residents, 70.9% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
74 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
104 people in nursing homes in 2000
50 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000
Wewoka compared to Oklahoma state average:
Banks with branches in Wewoka (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Wewoka city (based on Seminole County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 61.53%
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): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
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Wewoka government finances - Cash and Securities in 2004 (per resident):
8.51% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($25,833 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:
8.52% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($24,137 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 Wewoka fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:37 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Wewoka)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Wewoka, OK)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:5
FCC Registered Paging Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Wewoka)
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.