Atoka, Oklahoma

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Population in 2017: 3,091 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +3.4%
 
Males: 1,422  (46.0%)
Females: 1,669  (54.0%)
Median resident age:

37.6 years
Oklahoma median age:

36.6 years

Zip codes: 74525.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $27,515 (it was $18,361 in 2000)
Atoka:

$27,515
OK:

$50,051

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $18,028 (it was $12,017 in 2000)

Atoka city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $87,067 (it was $42,900 in 2000)
Atoka:

$87,067
OK:

$137,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $107,116; detached houses: $110,860; mobile homes: $39,758

Median gross rent in 2017: $524.

March 2019 cost of living index in Atoka: 78.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 37.4%
(37.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 60.0% for Black residents, 23.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 35.5% for American Indian residents, 40.0% for other race residents, 44.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Atoka, OK (2017)
    • 2,09867.3%White alone
    • 42013.5%American Indian alone
    • 1946.2%Hispanic
    • 1755.6%Black alone
    • 1414.5%Two or more races
    • 832.7%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Oklahoma and other state lists, there were 25 registered sex offenders living in Atoka, Oklahoma as of May 31, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Atoka is 125 to 1.


Crime rates in Atoka by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(31.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(65.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(32.8)
2
(65.1)
3
(98.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(64.2)
1
(32.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(31.9)
1
(32.3)
1
(32.3)
2
(65.4)
0
(0.0)
3
(98.2)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(65.7)
1
(32.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(32.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(32.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(64.6)
1
(32.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(32.7)
2
(65.4)
1
(32.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
9
(295.6)
11
(358.2)
4
(131.4)
4
(129.8)
3
(96.3)
10
(323.4)
19
(605.1)
5
(159.6)
8
(258.2)
10
(323.1)
8
(261.8)
7
(229.1)
6
(196.3)
6
(194.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
37
(1,215)
34
(1,107)
37
(1,216)
34
(1,104)
33
(1,059)
27
(873.2)
32
(1,019)
62
(1,979)
35
(1,130)
33
(1,066)
52
(1,702)
25
(818.3)
35
(1,145)
43
(1,393)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
81
(2,660)
81
(2,638)
75
(2,464)
94
(3,051)
61
(1,958)
74
(2,393)
87
(2,771)
69
(2,202)
70
(2,260)
80
(2,585)
70
(2,291)
88
(2,881)
58
(1,898)
56
(1,815)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
5
(164.2)
5
(162.8)
6
(197.1)
4
(129.8)
8
(256.8)
2
(64.7)
2
(63.7)
6
(191.5)
8
(258.2)
5
(161.6)
5
(163.6)
8
(261.9)
8
(261.8)
12
(388.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(65.7)
1
(32.6)
1
(32.9)
3
(97.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(64.7)
1
(31.8)
2
(63.8)
2
(64.6)
2
(64.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(32.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(64.8)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)309.7329.5304.5245.4243.7262.3308.3363.2287.0291.1459.4249.1314.5249.8

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Atoka, OK

Crime rate in Atoka detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 15 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.86
Oklahoma average:

2.24
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Ancestries: American (39.2%), English (4.2%), Irish (3.6%), German (1.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 583 feet

Land area: 8.42 square miles.

Population density: 367 people per square mile   (very low).

Atoka, Oklahoma map

64 residents are foreign born

This city:

2.1%
Oklahoma:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $573 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $496 (0.6%)

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)

Latitude: 34.38 N, Longitude: 96.13 W

Area code: 580

Distribution of median household income in Atoka, OK in 2017
Distribution of house value in Atoka, OK in 2017
Atoka satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2013: 12 buildings, average cost: $87,000
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $152,500
  • 2016: 32 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2017: 37 buildings, average cost: $75,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Atoka, OK residents
Average permit cost in Atoka, OK
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.0%
Oklahoma:

3.2%
Historical population in Atoka, OK
Historical housing units in Atoka, OK
Most common industries in Atoka, OK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (14.3%)
  • Health care (11.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.3%)
  • Educational services (7.0%)
  • Construction (5.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (14.3%)
  • Construction (10.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (10.1%)
  • Truck transportation (6.2%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.2%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.7%)
  • Public administration (14.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.9%)
  • Educational services (10.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.0%)
  • Apparel (5.4%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Atoka, OK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Cashiers (4.2%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.5%)
  • Other construction workers and helpers (4.4%)
  • Religious workers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11.0%)
  • Cashiers (8.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5.4%)

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 Atoka 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 the city 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 Atoka 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 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 230.5 miles away from Atoka 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 (21) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 13, Floods: 11, Tornadoes: 10, Winter Storms: 6, Winds: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Atoka topographic map

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:

  • ATOKA HS (Students: 375, Location: 800 S GREAT HOUSE DR, Grades: 9-12)
  • TUSHKA HS (Students: 197, Location: 261 W BOGGY DEPOT ROAD, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Atoka:

  • ATOKA ES (Students: 389, Location: 706 S GREAT HOUSE DR, Grades: PK-5)
  • TUSHKA ES (Students: 260, Location: 261 W BOGGY DEPOT ROAD, Grades: PK-8)
  • HARMONY PUBLIC SCHOOL (Students: 220, Location: 490 SOUTH BENTLEY ROAD, Grades: PK-8)
  • MCCALL MS (Students: 158, Location: 1003 W 11TH STREET, Grades: 6-8)
See full list of schools located in Atoka

Points of interest:

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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

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

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)
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

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.

For population 15 years and over in Atoka:

Marital status in Atoka, OK
  • Never married: 24.5%
  • Now married: 44.0%
  • Separated: 4.0%
  • Widowed: 11.5%
  • Divorced: 16.0%

For population 25 years and over in Atoka:

  • High school or higher: 77.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.6%
  • Unemployed: 11.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.8
Oklahoma average:

11.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Atoka
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Atoka, OK (based on Atoka County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Here:

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
Here:

5.53 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

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

10.36 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Atoka:

50.4%
Oklahoma:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

46.7%
State:

44.2%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.8
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.6%
State:

21.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.4%
Oklahoma:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Oklahoma:

6.8

Overweight people:
Atoka:

34.8%
Oklahoma:

33.8%

General health condition:
Atoka:

55.5%
Oklahoma:

54.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.1%
Oklahoma:

78.1%

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

Atoka government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $261,000 ($84.44)
    Regular Highways: $67,000 ($21.68)
    Sewerage: $13,000 ($4.21)
  • Current Operations - Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $1,019,000 ($329.67)
    Police Protection: $803,000 ($259.79)
    Regular Highways: $783,000 ($253.32)
    General - Other: $698,000 ($225.82)
    Central Staff Services: $536,000 ($173.41)
    Water Utilities: $464,000 ($150.11)
    Solid Waste Management: $316,000 ($102.23)
    Sewerage: $259,000 ($83.79)
    Parks and Recreation: $140,000 ($45.29)
    Air Transportation: $59,000 ($19.09)
    Local Fire Protection: $51,000 ($16.50)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $32,000 ($10.35)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $36,000 ($11.65)
    Police Protection: $12,000 ($3.88)
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000 ($3.56)
    Local Fire Protection: $4,000 ($1.29)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,473,000 ($476.54)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $329,000 ($106.44)

Atoka government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $498,000 ($161.11)
    Solid Waste Management: $364,000 ($117.76)
    Parks and Recreation: $53,000 ($17.15)
    Other: $32,000 ($10.35)
    Air Transportation: $11,000 ($3.56)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $1,000 ($0.32)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $254,000 ($82.17)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $354,000 ($114.53)
    General Revenue - Other: $266,000 ($86.06)
    Interest Earnings: $12,000 ($3.88)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $539,000 ($174.38)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $123,000 ($39.79)
    Other: $27,000 ($8.74)
    Highways: $27,000 ($8.74)
    Housing and Community Development: $9,000 ($2.91)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,901,000 ($938.53)
    Public Utilities Sales: $93,000 ($30.09)
    Other License: $13,000 ($4.21)

Atoka government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,378,000 ($3033.97)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,339,000 ($3021.35)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,208,000 ($1684.89)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,169,000 ($1672.27)

Atoka government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,572,000 ($1155.61)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $672,000 ($217.41)
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

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 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Atoka fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 34Number of bridges
  • 400ft / 122mTotal length
  • $43,283,000Total costs
  • 96,380Total average daily traffic
  • 22,967Total average daily truck traffic
  • 164,640Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Atoka, OK - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21910-1919
  • 71930-1939
  • 21950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 81990-1999
  • 52000-2009
  • 42010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Atoka, OK
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Atoka)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 135 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Atoka, OK)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 55 (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: 49 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Atoka)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 17 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Atoka)

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 100. The highest number of reported fires - 149 took place in 2011, and the least - 31 in 2005. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Atoka, OK When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (63.2%), and Structure Fires (23.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Atoka, OK
    • 94363.2%Outside Fires
    • 35523.8%Structure Fires
    • 16411.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 312.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Atoka, OK

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Atoka, Oklahoma:

  • Best Western Atoka Inn, 2101 S Mississippi Ave, Atoka, Oklahoma 74525 , Phone: (580) 889-7381, Fax: (580) 889-6695
  • Comfort Inn And Suites, 1502 S Mississippi Ave, Atoka, Oklahoma 74525 , Phone: (580) 889-8999, Fax: (580) 889-8883
  • Days Inn & Suites, 1010 S Mississippi, Atoka, Oklahoma 74525 , Phone: (580) 889-5500, Fax: (580) 889-5513
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Atoka, Oklahoma
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Atoka, OK
  • 46.9%Utility gas
  • 44.1%Electricity
  • 8.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Atoka, OK
  • 49.0%Utility gas
  • 48.1%Electricity
  • 1.5%Wood
  • 1.4%No fuel used


Atoka compared to Oklahoma state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 13 pilots and 4 other airmen in this city.
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