For population 25 years and over in Wilson:
For population 15 years and over in Wilson city:
6 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $352 (0.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: East Grayson, TX (62.1 miles , pop. 81,381).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Plano, TX (86.2 miles , pop. 222,030).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (101.1 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Healdton, OK (2.4 miles ), Ringling, OK (3.1 miles ), Cornish, OK (3.1 miles) , Lone Grove, OK (3.2 miles ), West Love, OK (3.9 miles ), Ardmore, OK (4.1 miles ), Loco, OK (4.3 miles) , Springer, OK (4.4 miles ).
Latitude: 34.16 N, Longitude: 97.43 W
Area code: 580
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Crime rate in Wilson detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -72 (-4.3%).
Work and jobs in Wilson: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Wilson, Oklahoma
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Wilson-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Oklahoma state average. It is 277% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/19/1972, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.7 miles away from the Wilson city center killed 5 people and injured 6 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
On 4/10/1979, a category F4 tornado 31.8 miles away from the city center killed 42 people and injured 1740 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Wilson-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Oklahoma state average. It is 53% 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 66.2 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 43.5 miles away from Wilson 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 71.0 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 42.5 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 66.2 miles away from Wilson center
On 6/8/2004 at 00:15:09, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 11.0 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 Carter County (26) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 7
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 12, Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 8, Fires: 6, Winter Storms: 6, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Thurmon Jones - Football player and coach.
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Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2005 was 9.59. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.1 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.21. This is worse than average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 16.3%
(17.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 42.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 5.5% for American Indian residents, 54.5% for other race residents, 6.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
53 people in nursing homes in 2000
Wilson compared to Oklahoma state average:
Banks with branches in Wilson (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Wilson (based on Carter County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 79.23%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 9
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
Number of full-service restaurants: 28
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Wilson government finances in 2002(per resident):
6.91% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,475 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:
6.40% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,158 average adjusted gross income)
0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($340 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Wilson fatal accident list:
Jan 2, 2004 11:56 AM, Us-70, Sh-76, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Oct 4, 2001 08:30 AM, Us-70 At Nw 4th St., Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 22, 1987 07:30 PM, 70 @ 70a, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Mar 17, 1981 04:00 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2, Drunken drivers: 1
Feb 4, 1975 07:25 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Wilson)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:34 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:4
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Wilson)
FAA Registered Aircraft:3
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 11 patent applications in 2008-2014.