Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Local Hospitals and Health Care Providers
Access to medical facilities might be a significant consideration when selecting the right care option for you or your loved one. The top hospitals that service Oklahoma City include Community Hospital Llc., Oklahoma Heart Hospital Llc., and McBride Orthopedic Hospital. In total, there are 18 hospitals located in Oklahoma City which offer emergency services and other healthcare.
Cost of Living
The total cost of care for a community is influenced by the community where it is located. The sales tax in Oklahoma City is 4.50%. Oklahoma City has a cost-of-living index of 91.5 and a cost-of-groceries index of around 89.6. Index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the average score and any score beneath 100 is considered cheaper than the average amount.
Regional Climate and Weather Information
For many, climate and weather are a significant factor in choosing a facility. On average, the air quality index rating in Oklahoma City is around 51.3. The average air quality conditions are rated as moderate. This means that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion. The air quality index score is at its maximum score in December at about 72.5. During this time, the average air quality conditions are rated moderate. This means that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion. During the summer, the average temperature in Oklahoma City is about 82F. The summer high is at roughly 96F during the month of July. The lowest summer temperature falls to around 67F in the month of June. During wintertime, the average temp falls to around 42F. The peak winter temperature gets to about 58F in the month of February. The low winter temperature is approximately 27 F during the month of January. Oklahoma City has a humid subtropical type of climate. The average humidity rating for Oklahoma City is about 67%. The average humidity levels peak in May at about 71%. Monthly, Oklahoma City measures about 3 inches of precipitation. The most precipitation historically occurs in May with an average of 6 inches in a month. For snowfall, Oklahoma City gets on average 5.80 inches of snow per year.
Demographics and Values
Out of the total city population, 49.2% are male and 50.8% are female. The median age of Oklahoma City is 34 years old. In Oklahoma City, 22.9% of the population are over the age of 55, 9.4% are over the age of 60, 4.8% are over the age of 70, and 2.9% are over the age of 80. In Oklahoma City, 8.9% of the people are veterans of the United States military. Oklahoma City is considered unfriendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. The current population of Oklahoma City is growing at a rate of 0.009%. Oklahoma City has a population density of 409 people per square mile. Out of the total population of Oklahoma City, 17.1% live in poverty, 15.9% do not have health insurance, 13.5% have some form of disability, and 66.6% participate in the labor force. Demographically, Oklahoma City is 0.1% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 4.5% Asian, 19.1% Hispanic, 3.9% other or not specified, 14.5% black, 6.5% mixed race, 67.7% white, and 2.8% Native American. In terms of education, 29.6% have a college degree, 25.3% have a high-school diploma, and 10.1% have a graduate degree. In terms of crime, Oklahoma City has 38.1 property crimes per 1000 residents and 8.0 violent crimes per 1000 residents. During the last presidential election, 7.1% voted for a third party candidate, 51.7% voted Republican, and 41.2% voted Democrat in Oklahoma county. In terms of Christian denominations, out of the total population of Oklahoma City 17.3% are Baptists, 9.3% practice another Christian faith, and 6.9% are Methodists. In terms of non-Christian denominations in Oklahoma City, out of the total population 0.0% practice Judaism, 0.0% practice an Eastern religion, and 0.0% practice Islam. In Oklahoma City, 53.7% are nonbelievers.
An overview of Oklahoma
The state of Oklahoma has a cost of living index of 88.1 where a score of 100 is the national average, and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. The state has a grocery index rating of 95.4 and a housing index rating of 71.9. There are 134 general hospitals and 109 health centers that provide care for 3,953,546 Oklahoma residents. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be St Mary's Regional Medical Center, Memorial Hospital, Community Hospital, and Llc. The natural beauty of Oklahoma is ranked 42nd in the nation. Oklahoma is ranked 43rd in quality of life and 47th in healthcare.
Social demographics of the state
During the latest presidential election, 65% voted for the Republican candidate while 29% voted for the Democratic candidate. Forty-three percent of Oklahoma residents regularly attend a religious service from one of the state's 7,057 different congregations. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-47%, Mainline Protestant-18%, and Historically Black Protestant-4%. In Oklahoma there are 352 masonic lodges. The state of Oklahoma ranks 22nd in the country for diversity. In Oklahoma, 28% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 37.
State-wide weather information
The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of May at around 6.85 inches. On average, the state receives 3.08 inches of precipitation a month. Oklahoma experiences an average humidity rating of about 64%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 72% in the month of May. On average, Oklahoma has an air quality index rating of around 38.5 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of July with a rating of 52.2 AQI. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 39F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 60F during the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 17F in the month of January. During the summer, the average temperature in Oklahoma is around 80F. The average high summer temperature is around 98F in the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 58F in the month of June. While residents of Oklahoma mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Oklahoma can include tornadoes and floods and earthquakes (high).
Wildlife to be found in Oklahoma
The state of Oklahoma has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of Indian grass, prairie clovers, grama, and yellow poplar. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the lesser siren, the eastern pipistrelle, the Oklahoma salamander, or the plains spadefoot toad. The state animal of Oklahoma is the American bison.