Atoka, Oklahoma

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Population in 2013: 3,098 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +3.7%
 
Males: 1,461  (47.2%)
Females: 1,637  (52.8%)
Median resident age:  35.8 years
Oklahoma median age:  36.2 years

Zip codes: 74525.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $29,996 (it was $18,361 in 2000)
Atoka:

$29,996
OK:

$45,690

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $17,087 (it was $12,017 in 2000)

Atoka city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $64,447 (it was $42,900 in 2000)
Atoka:

$64,447
OK:

$116,500

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $84,384; Detached houses: $87,837; Mobile homes: $36,527

Median gross rent in 2013: $564.

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  • Races in Atoka, OK (2013)

    Atoka races chart
    • 2,06965.5%White alone
    • 40112.7%American Indian alone
    • 2939.3%Black alone
    • 2036.4%Hispanic
    • 1605.1%Two or more races
    • 391.2%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Atoka: 79.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (24.2%), German (9.4%), Irish (7.8%), Italian (2.6%), French (2.2%), Scottish (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 583 feet

Land area: 8.42 square miles.

Population density: 368 people per square mile   (very low).

Atoka,OK real estate house value index trend

Atoka, Oklahoma map

For population 25 years and over in Atoka:

  • High school or higher: 79.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.8%
  • Unemployed: 11.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Atoka city:

  • Never married: 24.5%
  • Now married: 42.3%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 21.5%

48 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.5%
Oklahoma:

5.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $438 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $412 (0.6%)

Atoka satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: East Grayson, TX (57.3 miles , pop. 81,381).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Plano, TX (98.9 miles , pop. 222,030).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (116.0 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Central Atoka, OK (2.2 miles ), Tushka, OK (2.2 miles ), Stringtown, OK (2.7 miles ), Lehigh, OK (2.8 miles ), West Atoka, OK (3.1 miles ), Phillips, OK (3.1 miles) , Lane, OK (3.2 miles ), Caney, OK (3.4 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $45,000
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $38,600
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $140,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $140,000
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 2003: 11 buildings, average cost: $39,500
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $131,000
  • 2005: 9 buildings, average cost: $148,500
  • 2006: 7 buildings, average cost: $46,400
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $70,800
  • 2012: 10 buildings, average cost: $87,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 34.38 N, Longitude: 96.13 W

Area code: 580

Atoka household income distribution Atoka home values distribution

Crime rates in Atoka by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0010000000010
per 100,000 0.00.033.60.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.031.90.0
Rapes 0030123021011
per 100,000 0.00.0100.80.032.865.198.60.064.232.30.031.932.3
Robberies 5200210101002
per 100,000 166.966.10.00.065.732.60.032.50.032.30.00.064.6
Assaults 23362417911443101958
per 100,000 767.71,190.1806.7568.0295.6358.2131.4129.896.3323.4605.1159.6258.2
Burglaries 22663346373437343327326235
per 100,000 734.32,181.81,109.21,536.91,215.11,107.11,215.51,103.51,059.4873.21,019.11,978.91,129.8
Thefts 721238782818175946174876970
per 100,000 2,403.24,066.12,924.42,739.72,660.12,637.62,463.93,051.01,958.32,393.32,770.72,202.42,259.5
Auto thefts 5985556482268
per 100,000 166.9297.5268.9167.1164.2162.8197.1129.8256.864.763.7191.5258.2
Arson 6101211302122
per 100,000 200.333.10.033.465.732.632.997.40.064.731.863.864.6
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 379.4621.4546.9358.2322.3343.0317.0255.4253.6273.0320.9378.1298.7

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Atoka detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 16 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.84
Oklahoma average:

2.04
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.7%
Oklahoma:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -434 (-12.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (22%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (39%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (22%)
  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Material moving occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (21%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Atoka, Oklahoma

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Atoka-area historical tornado activity is near Oklahoma state average. It is 131% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/27/1966, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.9 miles away from the Atoka city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/2/1982, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 36.4 miles away from the city center injured 29 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Atoka-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Oklahoma state average. It is 76% 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 25.9 miles away from the city 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 282.8 miles away from Atoka 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 87.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 229.2 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 133.2 miles away from Atoka 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 230.5 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 Atoka County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 6, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Atoka topographic map

Birthplace of: Lloyd Russell - Football and baseball player and coach, Crystal Robinson - WNBA player (New York Liberty, born: Jan 22, 1974).

Hospitals and medical centers in Atoka:

  • ATOKA COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER (Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 1200 WEST LIBERTY ROAD)
  • HOMETOWN HOSPICE (301 E COURT STREET)
  • ATOKA CARE CENTER (323 W 6TH STREET)
  • ATOKA MANOR (1500 SOUTH VIRGINIA STREET)
  • COLONIAL LIVING CENTER (323 WEST 6TH STREET)
  • PLANTATION MANOR INC (505 EAST B STREET)

Airports and heliports located in Atoka:

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College/University in Atoka:

  • Kiamichi Technology Center-Atoka (Full-time enrollment: 121; Location: 1301 West Liberty Road; Public; Website: www.ktc.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Atoka:

  • Southeastern Oklahoma State University (about 30 miles; Durant, OK; Full-time enrollment: 3,365)
  • East Central University (about 41 miles; Ada, OK; FT enrollment: 4,030)
  • Grayson College (about 56 miles; Denison, TX; FT enrollment: 2,496)
  • Paris Junior College (about 62 miles; Paris, TX; FT enrollment: 3,875)
  • North Central Texas College (about 80 miles; Gainesville, TX; FT enrollment: 6,550)
  • Texas A & M University-Commerce (about 80 miles; Commerce, TX; FT enrollment: 8,890)
  • Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology (about 87 miles; Okmulgee, OK; FT enrollment: 3,243)

Public high schools in Atoka:

Public elementary/middle schools in Atoka:

Private elementary/middle school in Atoka:

  • FAITH CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 72; Location: 705 W 13TH ST; Grades: PK - 8)
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Notable locations in Atoka: Atoka County Ambulance (A), Atoka Fire Department Station 2 (B), Tushka Fire Department (C), Atoka Fire Department Station 1 (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Atoka include: Fist Baptist Church (A), Presbyterian Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: West View Cemetery (1), Green Meadows Cemetery (2), Confederate Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Atoka Lake (A), Katy Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Sand Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Atoka County Museum (258 North Highway 69) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hotels: Colonial Motel of Atoka (311 North Mississippi Avenue) (1), Best Western Atoka Inn (2101 South Mississippi Avenue) (2), Thunderbird Lodge (402 North Mississippi Avenue) (3), Brandenburg Motel (102 S Mississippi Ave) (4). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Court: Atoka County - County Court Clerk (Court House) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Atoka County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Atoka and their reported violations in the past:

ATOKA COUNTY RWS & SWMD #4 (Address: 337 E. Highway 3 , Population served: 3,000, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (DEC-10-2009), St Public Notif requested (JAN-23-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-23-2014), St Public Notif received (APR-08-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (DEC-10-2009), St Public Notif requested (JAN-23-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-23-2014), St Public Notif received (APR-08-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (2 times from SEP-12-2007 to DEC-10-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-26-2013), St Public Notif requested (JUL-26-2013), St Public Notif received (AUG-27-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2011 and MAR-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (2 times from SEP-12-2007 to DEC-10-2009), St Public Notif requested (APR-11-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-11-2011), St Public Notif received (JUL-16-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (2 times from SEP-12-2007 to DEC-10-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-07-2011), St Public Notif requested (JAN-07-2011), St Public Notif received (JAN-27-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (2 times from SEP-12-2007 to DEC-10-2009), St Public Notif requested (OCT-27-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-27-2010), St Public Notif received (NOV-18-2010)
  • 24 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Single Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In MAR-2014, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (MAY-01-2014), St Public Notif requested (MAY-01-2014), St Compliance achieved (JUL-18-2014)
  • Single Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In AUG-2013, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (MAY-01-2014), St Public Notif requested (MAY-01-2014), St Compliance achieved (JUL-18-2014)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (2 times from SEP-12-2007 to DEC-10-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-26-2013), St Public Notif requested (JUL-26-2013), St Public Notif received (AUG-27-2013)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (2 times from SEP-12-2007 to DEC-10-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-26-2013), St Public Notif requested (JUL-26-2013), St Public Notif received (AUG-27-2013)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (DEC-10-2009), St Public Notif requested (OCT-01-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-01-2013), St Public Notif received (OCT-28-2013)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 21 regular monitoring violations
  • 50 other older monitoring violations
ATOKA PWS (Population served: 2,988, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (MAR-17-2014), St Public Notif requested (MAR-17-2014), St Public Notif received (APR-07-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-12-2007), St Public Notif requested (JUL-06-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-06-2010), St Public Notif received (AUG-02-2010), St Compliance achieved (OCT-29-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2010 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-12-2007), St Public Notif requested (MAR-29-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-29-2010), St Compliance achieved (OCT-29-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-12-2007), St AO (w/penalty) issued (OCT-06-2009), St Public Notif requested (JAN-07-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-07-2010), St Public Notif received (FEB-03-2010), St Compliance achieved (OCT-29-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-12-2007), St AO (w/penalty) issued (OCT-06-2009), St Public Notif requested (OCT-22-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-22-2009), St Public Notif received (NOV-23-2009), St Compliance achieved (OCT-29-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-12-2007), St AO (w/penalty) issued (OCT-06-2009), St Public Notif requested (OCT-22-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-22-2009), St Public Notif received (NOV-23-2009), St Compliance achieved (OCT-29-2010)
  • 34 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monthly Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In DEC-2011, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (JUN-06-2012), St Public Notif requested (JUN-06-2012), St Public Notif received (JUL-09-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-11-2012)
  • Monthly Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In NOV-2011, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (FEB-13-2012), St Public Notif requested (FEB-13-2012), St Public Notif received (MAR-22-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-11-2012)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-12-2007), St Public Notif requested (JUL-06-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-06-2010), St Public Notif received (AUG-02-2010), St Compliance achieved (OCT-29-2010)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between JAN-2010 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-12-2007), St Public Notif requested (MAR-29-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-29-2010), St Compliance achieved (OCT-29-2010)
  • Non-Acute MRDL - In DEC-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine dioxide. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (MAY-05-2010), St Public Notif requested (MAY-05-2010), St Compliance achieved (DEC-15-2010)
  • One regular monitoring violation
  • 24 other older monitoring violations

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

  • HOWARD MCLEOD CORR CENTER (Address: 1910 E. Whippoorwill Lane , Population served: 750, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ATOKA CO RWD #2 (Population served: 225, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 39.5%
(33.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 74.5% for Black residents, 15.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 44.5% for American Indian residents, 50.9% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Oklahoma:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  58.4%
Whole state:  66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.8%
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: 0.2% of all households
56 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
43 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
123 people in nursing homes in 2000
24 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Atoka, Oklahoma environmental map by EPA

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Atoka compared to Oklahoma state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.

Banks with branches in Atoka (2011 data):

  • Ameristate Bank: Atoka Branch at Highway 69 And Virginia Street, branch established on 1963/05/07; at 113 South Pennsylvania, branch established on 1906/08/06. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $187.9 mil, Deposits: $164.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Atoka State Bancorporation, Inc.
  • FirstBank: Atoka Branch at 701 S Mississippi Ave, branch established on 1988/06/30. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $225.6 mil, Deposits: $194.3 mil, headquarters in Antlers, OK, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: First Antlers Bancorporation, Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Atoka, Oklahoma:

  • Best Western Atoka Inn, 2101 S Mississippi Ave, Atoka, OK 74525 , Phone: (580) 889-7381, Fax: (580) 889-6695
  • Comfort Inn And Suites, 1502 S Mississippi Ave, Atoka, OK 74525 , Phone: (580) 889-8999, Fax: (580) 889-8883
  • Days Inn & Suites, 1010 S Mississippi, Atoka, OK 74525 , Phone: (580) 889-5500, Fax: (580) 889-5513
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Atoka, Oklahoma

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.7
Oklahoma average:

11.2

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (58%)
  • Electricity (34%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Atoka city (based on Atoka County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant9,13747
Mainline Protestant3584
Black Protestant1221
Catholic1001
Other11
None4,464-
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: 7
Atoka County:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Atoka County:

0.69 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Atoka County:

5.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
Here:

10.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.3%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Atoka County:

31.1%
Oklahoma:

29.2%
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
Financial Administration 2$5,442$32,6520$0
Other Government Administration 7$22,492$38,5580$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$1,249
Police Protection - Officers 15$36,776$29,4211$1,382
Police - Other 1$1,980$23,7600$0
Streets and Highways 6$12,920$25,8400$0
Solid Waste Management 11$18,932$20,6533$3,016
Sewerage 6$13,122$26,2440$0
Parks and Recreation 7$14,040$24,0694$1,510
Water Supply 13$25,148$23,2142$1,701
Other and Unallocable 9$15,204$20,2720$0
Totals for Government 77$166,056$25,87911$8,858

Atoka government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - General: $672,000 ($216.91)
    Sewerage: $268,000 ($86.51)
    Central Staff Services: $37,000 ($11.94)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $570,000 ($183.99)
    Regular Highways: $425,000 ($137.19)
    Central Staff Services: $362,000 ($116.85)
    Water Utilities: $344,000 ($111.04)
    Solid Waste Management: $270,000 ($87.15)
    Sewerage: $250,000 ($80.70)
    Parks & Recreation: $117,000 ($37.77)
    Fire Protection: $42,000 ($13.56)
    General - Other: $24,000 ($7.75)
    Air Transportation: $8,000 ($2.58)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $20,000 ($6.46)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff: $210,000 ($67.79)
    Parks & Recreation: $13,000 ($4.20)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,376,000 ($444.16)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $6,000 ($1.94)

Atoka government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $343,000 ($110.72)
    Sewerage: $195,000 ($62.94)
    All Other: $50,000 ($16.14)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $48,000 ($15.49)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $116,000 ($37.44)
    General Support: $52,000 ($16.79)
    Highways: $28,000 ($9.04)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $544,000 ($175.60)
    Rents: $162,000 ($52.29)
    Interest Earnings: $44,000 ($14.20)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $423,000 ($136.54)
  • State Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $204,000 ($65.85)
    Housing & Community Development: $35,000 ($11.30)
    All Other: $15,000 ($4.84)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $1,391,000 ($449.00)
    Public Utilities: $76,000 ($24.53)
    NEC: $43,000 ($13.88)

Atoka government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $85,000 ($27.44)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $265,000 ($85.54)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $125,000 ($40.35)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $322,000 ($103.94)
    Water Utilities: $66,000 ($21.30)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $68,000 ($21.95)
    Water Utilities: $19,000 ($6.13)

Atoka government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,228,000 ($396.38)

6.93% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,488 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.93%
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 Bryan County, OK  1.25% ($34,407 average AGI)
from Coal County, OK  0.53% ($32,261)
from Pittsburg County, OK  0.39% ($31,588)


7.11% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,160 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.11%
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 Bryan County, OK  1.81% ($24,564 average AGI)
to Coal County, OK  0.63% ($22,852)
to Pittsburg County, OK  0.30% ($27,846)

Strongest AM radio stations in Atoka:

  • KEOR (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ATOKA, OK; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KYNG (950 AM; 10 kW; DENISON-SHERMAN, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTBK (1700 AM; 10 kW; SHERMAN, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)

Strongest FM radio stations in Atoka:

  • K219CX (91.7 FM; ATOKA, OK; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KHKC-FM (102.1 FM; ATOKA, OK; Owner: KEYSTONE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KKFC (105.5 FM; COALGATE, OK; Owner: WOODSTONE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KAZC (88.3 FM; TISHOMINGO, OK; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL OKLAHOMA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLBC (106.3 FM; DURANT, OK; Owner: TEXOMA BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Atoka:

  • KTEN (Channel 10; ADA, OK; Owner: CHANNEL 49 ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • KXII (Channel 12; SHERMAN, TX; Owner: KXII LICENSEE CORP.)
Atoka fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Atoka fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 62m203ftTotal length
  • $20,899,000Total costs
  • 54,550Total average daily traffic
  • 14,725Total average daily truck traffic
  • 87,280Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Atoka)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 95 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Atoka, OK)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 48 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Atoka)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 18 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Atoka)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 114
  • Hazardous Condition: 61
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Atoka

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Atoka, OK
Most common first names in Atoka, OK among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James8774.2 years
John7878.2 years
William7376.1 years
Mary6978.9 years
Robert6575.1 years
George4176.9 years
Ruby3077.1 years
Charles2977.0 years
Joe2875.9 years
Thomas2574.9 years
Most common last names in Atoka, OK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6578.2 years
Williams5070.3 years
Johnson3873.7 years
Jones3275.4 years
Wilson2979.3 years
Allen2876.6 years
Miller2577.4 years
Hill2276.6 years
Brown2174.5 years
White2174.9 years
Businesses in Atoka, OK
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Best Western1McDonald's1
Comfort Inn1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack1
Days Inn1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx1Super 81
Ford1True Value1
H&R Block1U.S. Cellular1
KFC1UPS1
Lane Furniture1Walmart1
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