Akins, Oklahoma

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Population in 2010: 493. Population change since 2000: +9.8%
Males: 270  (55.0%)
Females: 223  (45.0%)
Median resident age:  41.6 years
Oklahoma median age:  36.4 years

Zip codes: 74948, 74955.

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Estimated median household income in 2016: $30,156 (it was $28,750 in 2000)
Akins:

$30,156
OK:

$49,176

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $16,474 (it was $11,996 in 2000)

Akins CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $118,250 (it was $58,600 in 2000)
Akins:

$118,250
OK:

$132,200

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $134,274; Detached houses: $150,882; Mobile homes: $59,665

Median gross rent in 2016: $1,061.

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  • Races in Akins, OK (2010)

    Akins races chart
    • 35672.2%White alone
    • 10821.9%American Indian alone
    • 255.1%Two or more races
    • 20.4%Black alone
    • 20.4%Hispanic

Races in Akins detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Akins: 83.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (17.8%), German (14.0%), Irish (3.5%), Scottish (2.3%), Italian (1.9%), Polish (1.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 580 feet

Land area: 13.6 square miles.

Population density: 36 people per square mile   (very low).

Akins,OK real estate house value index trend

Akins, Oklahoma map

For population 25 years and over in Akins:

  • High school or higher: 77.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.8%
  • Unemployed: 5.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Akins CDP:

  • Never married: 28.1%
  • Now married: 46.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 10.4%
  • Divorced: 14.8%

4 residents are foreign born

This place:

0.9%
Oklahoma:

3.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $475 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $426 (0.3%)

Akins satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fort Smith, AR (18.0 miles , pop. 80,268).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tulsa, OK (83.2 miles , pop. 393,049).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (223.1 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Brushy, OK (2.3 miles ), Stony Point, OK (2.4 miles) , Long, OK (2.4 miles ), Stoney Point, OK (2.5 miles ), Belfonte, OK (2.6 miles ), Sallisaw, OK (2.8 miles ), Muldrow, OK (2.8 miles ), Nicut, OK (2.8 miles ).

Latitude: 35.51 N, Longitude: 94.67 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 918

Akins household income distribution Akins home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.9%
Oklahoma:

4.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (24%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (13%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (11%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (45%)
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Wholesale trade (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Education, training, and library occupations (16%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (14%)
  • Community and social service occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (11%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (27%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (15%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (14%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Akins: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Akins, Oklahoma

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Akins-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Oklahoma state average. It is 103% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/26/1976, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 20.2 miles away from the Akins place center killed 2 people and injured 64 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 1/22/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.5 miles away from the place center killed 10 people and injured 20 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Akins-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Oklahoma state average. It is 74% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 140.8 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 141.2 miles away from Akins center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 115.9 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 244.4 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 280.7 miles away from Akins center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 308.2 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 Sequoyah County (23) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 12, Winter Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 7, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Akins topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Akins:

  • SOUTHWEST HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; SALLISAW, OK)
  • PETERS AGENCY HOME HEALTH SERVICES, L L C (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; SALLISAW, OK)
  • SEQUOYAH MANOR, LLC (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; SALLISAW, OK)
  • PROFESSIONAL HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; SALLISAW, OK)
  • SEQUOYAH MEMORIAL HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; SALLISAW, OK)
  • SEQUOYAH MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; SALLISAW, OK)
  • LOCAL HOSPICE, INC (Hospital, about 8 miles away; SALLISAW, OK)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Akins:

  • University of Arkansas-Fort Smith (about 19 miles; Fort Smith, AR; Full-time enrollment: 6,103)
  • Carl Albert State College (about 33 miles; Poteau, OK; FT enrollment: 2,041)
  • Northeastern State University (about 34 miles; Tahlequah, OK; FT enrollment: 6,895)
  • University of Arkansas (about 48 miles; Fayetteville, AR; FT enrollment: 22,163)
  • John Brown University (about 48 miles; Siloam Springs, AR; FT enrollment: 2,097)
  • NorthWest Arkansas Community College (about 66 miles; Bentonville, AR; FT enrollment: 5,634)
  • Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology (about 73 miles; Okmulgee, OK; FT enrollment: 3,243)

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Notable location: Home of Sequoyah (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Akins Cemetery (1), Miller Cemetery (2), Sequoyah Cemetery (3), Duncan Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Sallisaw Creek Site 38 Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Charlie Creek (A), Cedar Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Sequoyah County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 88.0. This is about average.

City:

88.0
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.163. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.163
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 6.35. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.35
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.489. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.489
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 30.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 19.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.1
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 11.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.1
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 31.0%
(35.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.5% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.7 people
Oklahoma:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  76.8%
Whole state:  66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.5%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.7% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.9
Oklahoma average:

11.1

Akins travel time to work - commute Akins mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Akins CDP (based on Sequoyah County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant12,74675
Mainline Protestant1,7916
Other4923
Catholic2202
Black Protestant1871
None26,955-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 8
Sequoyah County:

1.95 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Sequoyah County:

0.73 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 24
Sequoyah County:

5.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 20
Here:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.89 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.9%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Sequoyah County:

31.6%
Oklahoma:

29.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Akins:

50.3%
Oklahoma:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Akins:

46.8%
Oklahoma:

44.2%

Average BMI:
Akins:

28.0
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

23.8%
State:

21.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Akins:

9.6%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
Oklahoma:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.1%
Oklahoma:

33.8%

General health condition:
Akins:

54.3%
Oklahoma:

54.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Akins:

81.0%
Oklahoma:

78.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Akins, OK Residents

5.93% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,784 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.93%
Oklahoma average:

7.34%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Sebastian County, AR  1.26% ($29,404 average AGI)
from Crawford County, AR  0.41% ($33,692)
from Le Flore County, OK  0.33% ($24,690)


6.32% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,310 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.32%
Oklahoma average:

7.24%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Sebastian County, AR  1.19% ($25,758 average AGI)
to Le Flore County, OK  0.43% ($25,836)
to Tulsa County, OK  0.36% ($29,739)

Strongest AM radio stations in Akins:

  • KYHN (1320 AM; 10 kW; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWHN (1650 AM; 10 kW; FT. SMITH, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KFSA (950 AM; 1 kW; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: FRED H. BAKER, SR.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFAY (1030 AM; 10 kW; FARMINGTON, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
  • KKUZ (1560 AM; daytime; 0 kW; SALLISAW, OK; Owner: TEDDY BEAR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KFPW (1230 AM; 1 kW; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: PHARIS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMUS (1380 AM; 20 kW; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KUOA (1290 AM; 5 kW; SILOAM SPRINGS, AR; Owner: KUOA, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Akins:

  • KKBD (95.9 FM; SALLISAW, OK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KISR (93.7 FM; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: STEREO 93, INC.)
  • KREU (92.3 FM; ROLAND, OK; Owner: STAR 92 CO.)
  • KZBB (97.9 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMAG (99.1 FM; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTCS-FM (99.9 FM; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: BIG CHIEF BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K204EW (88.7 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K219CN (91.7 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KARG (91.7 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KOMS (107.3 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KAOW (88.9 FM; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KLSZ-FM (102.7 FM; VAN BUREN, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • K207CW (89.3 FM; PARIS, AR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KDAB (94.9 FM; PRAIRIE GROVE, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KEZA (107.9 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • K209CA (89.7 FM; VAN BUREN, AR; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KTKL (88.5 FM; STIGLER, OK; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KMMY (97.1 FM; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: KMMY, Inc.)
  • KUAF (91.3 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS)
  • KBBQ-FM (100.7 FM; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Akins:

  • KFSM-TV (Channel 5; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • KBBL-CA (Channel 9; WINSLOW, AR; Owner: FORT SMITH 46, INC.)
  • KAFT (Channel 13; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • K48FL (Channel 48; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: TV 34, INC.)
  • KFDF-CA (Channel 10; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: FORT SMITH 46, INC.)
  • K34EN (Channel 34; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: TV34, INC.)
  • K14JJ (Channel 14; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: ELLERBECK FAMILY PARTNERS II LTD.)
  • K36EH (Channel 36; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: ELLERBECK FAMILY PARTNERS II LTD.)
  • K43EZ (Channel 43; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: FORT SMITH 46, INC.)
  • K58FB (Channel 58; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: GEORGE W. MATTHEWS, JR.)
  • K66FM (Channel 66; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: FORT SMITH 46, INC.)
  • K16ER (Channel 16; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KPBI-CA (Channel 46; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: FORT SMITH 46, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 7m23ftTotal length
  • $2,711,000Total costs
  • 1,040Total average daily traffic
  • 151Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,664Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$83,5902$116,8851$23,090
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0301.01

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (60%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (30%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)
  • Utility gas (2%)

Akins compared to Oklahoma state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
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