Percentage year-to-date increase in residential building permitting in Oklahoma, compared with 2011
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Average price per gallon for regular gasoline in Oklahoma, 10th lowest in the U.S. this week
Share of Oklahomans who think human activity may be partly responsible for global climate change
Percentage of public school students enrolled in charter schools in Oklahoma in 2011, 6,576 out of 659,615 total students
Source: Center for Education Reform
The number of people in Oklahoma with an intellectual and/or developmental disability currently on the waiting list to receive state services; the average wait time is 8 years.
Number of people living in Cardin, the smallest town in Oklahoma in 2010
Source: U.S. Census
The amount per day it costs the Dept. of Corrections for a paroled offender in Oklahoma, versus $45 per day for an incarcerated offender.
Source: Oklahoma Policy Institute
Percentage of graduating seniors in Oklahoma who scored ‘college-ready’ for math on the ACT in 2012, up from 32 percent in 2008
The average annual amount Oklahoma employees contributed in premiums for an employer-sponsored health insurance policy in 2011, up from $386 in 2001
Source: Medical Expenditure Panel Survey