Amorita, Oklahoma

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Population in 2014: 38 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -13.6%
 
Males: 19  (50.0%)
Females: 19  (50.0%)
Median resident age:  51.3 years
Oklahoma median age:  36.4 years

Zip code: 73719

Estimated median household income in 2016: $14,076 (it was $27,500 in 2000)
Amorita:

$14,076
OK:

$49,176

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $12,269 (it was $12,137 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $23,536 (it was $9,999 in 2000)
Amorita:

$23,536
OK:

$132,200

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $15,971; Detached houses: $15,918
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  • Races in Amorita, OK (2010)

    Amorita races chart
    • 2259.5%White alone
    • 924.3%Hispanic
    • 513.5%Two or more races
    • 12.7%American Indian alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Amorita: 76.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (36.4%), English (18.2%), Irish (6.8%), French (4.5%), United States (4.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1212 feet

Land area: 0.26 square miles.

Population density: 149 people per square mile   (very low).

Amorita, Oklahoma map

For population 25 years and over in Amorita:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 66.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 9.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Amorita town:

  • Never married: 25.6%
  • Now married: 0.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 49.5%
  • Divorced: 24.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Amorita town:  2.0% ($199)
Oklahoma:  0.8% ($523)

Amorita satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (74.6 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (297.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Byron, OK (1.2 miles) , North Alfalfa, OK (2.3 miles ), Burlington, OK (2.7 miles) , Waldron, KS (2.9 miles) , Cherokee, OK (3.5 miles ), Kiowa, KS (3.5 miles ), Hazelton, KS (3.6 miles) , Nescatunga, OK (3.7 miles) .

Latitude: 36.92 N, Longitude: 98.29 W

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

2.8%
Oklahoma:

4.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -39 (-47.0%).

Average climate in Amorita, Oklahoma

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Amorita-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Oklahoma state average. It is 108% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/17/1976, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.6 miles away from the Amorita town center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 3/16/1965, a category F4 tornado 24.8 miles away from the town center injured 7 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Amorita-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Oklahoma state average. It is 65% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/15/1995 at 00:31:33, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 22.3 miles away from the city center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 136.3 miles away from Amorita center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 303.6 miles away from the city 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 188.1 miles away from the city 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 148.3 miles away from Amorita 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 153.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Alfalfa County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Winter Storms: 10, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 7, Winds: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Amorita topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Amorita:

  • THE CARING COMPANY (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; CHEROKEE, OK)
  • FRIENDSHIP MANOR OF KIOWA (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; KIOWA, KS)
  • KIOWA HOSPITAL DISTRICT MANOR (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; KIOWA, KS)
  • ALFALFA COUNTY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 13 miles away; CHEROKEE, OK)
  • KIOWA DISTRICT HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 13 miles away; KIOWA, KS)
  • CHEROKEE MANOR (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; CHEROKEE, OK)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Amorita:

  • Northern Oklahoma College (about 58 miles; Tonkawa, OK; Full-time enrollment: 3,414)
  • Cowley County Community College (about 70 miles; Arkansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 3,173)
  • Wichita Technical Institute (about 72 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,015)
  • Newman University (about 73 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,066)
  • Friends University (about 73 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,024)
  • Wichita State University (about 78 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 11,743)
  • Hutchinson Community College (about 82 miles; Hutchinson, KS; FT enrollment: 4,174)

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Alfalfa County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 25.0%
Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
Oklahoma:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  71.4%
Whole state:  66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  0.0%
Whole state:  5.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

0.0
Oklahoma average:

11.1

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Amorita town (based on Alfalfa County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,12811
Evangelical Protestant1,62117
Catholic2722
None1,621-
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: 2
Alfalfa County:

3.56 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Alfalfa County:

7.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Here:

5.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.2%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Alfalfa County:

29.6%
Oklahoma:

29.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Amorita:

47.9%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Amorita:

49.1%
State:

44.2%

Average BMI:
Amorita:

32.8
Oklahoma:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

18.4%
Oklahoma:

21.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Amorita:

24.7%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Amorita:

5.7
Oklahoma:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

53.0%
Oklahoma:

33.8%

General health condition:
This city:

53.5%
Oklahoma:

54.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Amorita:

86.0%
Oklahoma:

78.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Amorita, OK Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$75
Totals for Government 0$0 1$75

7.60% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,616 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.60%
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 Garfield County, OK  1.16% ($48,421 average AGI)
from Woods County, OK  1.03% ($36,529)


7.43% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,164 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.43%
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 Garfield County, OK  1.58% ($33,154 average AGI)
to Woods County, OK  0.73% ($18,250)

Strongest AM radio stations in Amorita:

  • KCRC (1390 AM; 10 kW; ENID, OK; Owner: CHISHOLM TRAIL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KFTI (1070 AM; 10 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KWLS (1290 AM; 5 kW; PRATT, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KALV (1430 AM; 1 kW; ALVA, OK; Owner: MM&K OF ALVA, INC.)
  • KMUS (1380 AM; 20 kW; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KGWA (960 AM; 1 kW; ENID, OK; Owner: WILLIAMS CAPITOL CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Amorita:

  • KQBL (96.9 FM; ENID, OK; Owner: CHAMPLIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KNID (99.7 FM; ALVA, OK; Owner: CHRISHOLM TRAIL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KREJ (101.7 FM; MEDICINE LODGE, KS; Owner: FLORIDA PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KSNS (91.5 FM; MEDICINE LODGE, KS; Owner: FLORIDA PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Amorita:

  • K56FK (Channel 56; ALVA - CHEROKEE, OK; Owner: SHAFER TRANSLATOR, INC.)
  • K58EM (Channel 58; ALVA - CHEROKEE, OK; Owner: SHAFER TRANSLATOR, INC.)
  • K60ER (Channel 60; CHEROKEE & ALVA, OK; Owner: SHAFER TRANSLATOR, INC.)
  • K62EH (Channel 62; CHEROKEE & ALVA, OK; Owner: SHAFER TRANSLATOR, INC.)
  • K64EA (Channel 64; CHEROKEE & ALVA, OK; Owner: SHAFER TRANSLATOR, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 30Number of bridges
  • 117m384ftTotal length
  • $27,903,000Total costs
  • 38,467Total average daily traffic
  • 5,161Total average daily truck traffic
  • 61,546Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 61940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 21980-1989
  • 191990-1999
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FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Amazon Tower, Lat: 36.970917 Lon: -98.235333, Type: Ltower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: WQJD274
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 07/30/2008, Expiration Date: 07/30/2018, Certifier: Larry JacobsRegistrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4100, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • .5 Miles East Of The Intersection Of Highway 58 And E0030 Road (Lat: 36.971000 Lon: -98.235417), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WQSC376
    Assigned Frequencies: 217.000 MHz, 219.000 MHzGrant Date: 08/06/2014, Expiration Date: 02/02/2015, Cancellation Date: 10/06/2014, Certifier: Larry JacobsRegistrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4100, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20C (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6402U , Serial Number: 2149, Year manufactured: 1962, Airworthiness Date: 06/13/1962
    Registrant (Individual): Spencer T Rasmussen, Po Box 416, Amorita, OK 73719

Drinking water stations with addresses in Amorita that have no violations reported:

  • ALFALFA CO RWS & SWMD #1 NORTH (Population served: 600, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ALFALFA CO RWS & SWMD #1 (Population served: 550, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Amorita compared to Oklahoma state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.
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