Atwood, Oklahoma

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Population in 2012: 73 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -35.4%
Males: 35  (48.6%)
Females: 38  (51.4%)
Median resident age:  52.0 years
Oklahoma median age:  37.0 years

Zip code: 74827

Estimated median household income in 2012: $53,057 (it was $29,167 in 2000)
Atwood:

$53,057
OK:

$44,312
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,662 (it was $14,040 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $84,074 (it was $29,300 in 2000)
Atwood:

$84,074
OK:

$114,300
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $72,982; Detached houses: $87,727; Mobile homes: $18,917
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Atwood races chart
  • White alone - 71 (95.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (2.7%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (1.4%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Atwood: 78.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (16.8%), Irish (15.2%), Portuguese (8.2%), United States (7.6%), Scottish (4.3%), Dutch (1.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 798 feet

Land area: 0.45 square miles.

Population density: 164 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).
Atwood, Oklahoma map

For population 25 years and over in Atwood:

  • High school or higher: 81.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Atwood town:

  • Never married: 23.4%
  • Now married: 60.6%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 7.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $199 (0.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $313 (0.4%)

Atwood satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Norman, OK (63.9 miles , pop. 95,694).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (76.8 miles , pop. 506,132).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (151.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Calvin, OK (2.2 miles ), South Hughes, OK (2.2 miles ), Allen, OK (2.6 miles ), Spaulding, OK (2.7 miles) , Gerty, OK (3.0 miles) , Holdenville, OK (3.1 miles ), Horntown, OK (3.2 miles) , Sasakwa, OK (3.3 miles) .

Latitude: 34.96 N, Longitude: 96.34 W

Area code: 580

Atwood household income distribution Atwood home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.2%
Oklahoma:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -47 (-29.4%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (39%)
  • Accommodation and food services (35%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (4%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Public administration (30%)
  • Retail trade (27%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Educational services (3%)

Average climate in Atwood, Oklahoma

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Atwood, Oklahoma average temperatures Atwood, Oklahoma average precipitation Atwood, Oklahoma humidity Atwood, Oklahoma wind speed Atwood, Oklahoma snowfall Atwood, Oklahoma sunshine Atwood, Oklahoma clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Atwood-area historical tornado activity is near Oklahoma state average. It is 179% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/1950, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.2 miles away from the Atwood town center killed 5 people and injured 32 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/9/1959, a category F4 tornado 21.8 miles away from the town center killed 7 people and injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Atwood-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Oklahoma state average. It is 75% 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 21.3 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 286.8 miles away from Atwood 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 72.6 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 118.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/15/1990 at 11:44:41, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 LG, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 72.4 miles away from Atwood center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 234.2 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 Hughes County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 9, Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 5, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Atwood topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Atwood:

  • WOODLAND HILLS NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; ALLEN, OK)
  • GOOD JOURNEY HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE, L L C (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; ALLEN, OK)
  • HOLDENVILLE HOME HEALTH, LLC (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; HOLDENVILLE, OK)
  • OAK PLACE (Hospital, about 10 miles away; WETUMKA, OK)
  • BOYCE MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; HOLDENVILLE, OK)
  • HOLDENVILLE NURSING HOME INC (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; HOLDENVILLE, OK)
  • WEWOKA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 16 miles away; WEWOKA, OK)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Atwood:

  • East Central University (about 23 miles; Ada, OK; Full-time enrollment: 4,030)
  • Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology (about 52 miles; Okmulgee, OK; FT enrollment: 3,243)
  • University of Oklahoma-Norman Campus (about 66 miles; Norman, OK; FT enrollment: 22,496)
  • Southeastern Oklahoma State University (about 66 miles; Durant, OK; FT enrollment: 3,365)
  • Rose State College (about 70 miles; Midwest City, OK; FT enrollment: 4,896)
  • University of Oklahoma-Health Sciences Center (about 75 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; FT enrollment: 2,507)
  • Mid-America Christian University (about 76 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; FT enrollment: 2,869)

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Notable location: Atwood Rural Fire District (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2004 was 46.8. This is significantly better than average.

City:

46.8
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 10.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.8
U.S.:

9.1
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 8.3%
(9.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  1.9 people
Oklahoma:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  55.0%
Whole state:  66.8%

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

No gay or lesbian households reported

Atwood compared to Oklahoma state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above 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.
  • House age significantly above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (46%)
  • Electricity (42%)
  • Utility gas (10%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Atwood town (based on Hughes County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 61.35%
Here: 61.4%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchAmerican Baptist AssociationChurches of ChristNational Association of Free Will Baptists
Adherents49.8%15.0%7.9%5.5%5.3%
Congregations34.8%16.7%4.5%12.1%6.1%
NameAssemblies of GodInternational Pentecostal Holiness ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Church of the NazareneOther
Adherents4.3%4.0%2.2%1.8%4.4%
Congregations4.5%6.1%3.0%3.0%9.1%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Hughes County:

3.68 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Hughes County:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Hughes County:

8.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Here:

4.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.0%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Hughes County:

30.9%
Oklahoma:

29.2%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll

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

  • Construction - Financial Administration: $2,000 ($27.40)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $4,000 ($54.79)
    Fire Protection: $2,000 ($27.40)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($13.70)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $4,000 ($54.79)

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

  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $24,000 ($328.77)
    General Support: $1,000 ($13.70)
    Highways: $1,000 ($13.70)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $4,000 ($54.79)
    Public Utilities: $1,000 ($13.70)

7.98% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 200526,197 ($ average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.98%
Oklahoma average:

8.21%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Seminole County, OK  1.38% ($19,827 average AGI)
from Pontotoc County, OK  0.90% ($25,765)
from Pittsburg County, OK  0.51% ($23,053)


8.12% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 200625,948 ($ average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.12%
Oklahoma average:

7.91%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Seminole County, OK  1.19% ($26,356 average AGI)
to Pontotoc County, OK  0.64% ($21,375)
to Pittsburg County, OK  0.53% ($31,250)

Strongest AM radio stations in Atwood:

  • 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)
  • KEOR (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ATOKA, OK; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • KWSH (1260 AM; 1 kW; WEWOKA, OK; Owner: ONE TEN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KMUS (1380 AM; 20 kW; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KADA (1230 AM; 1 kW; ADA, OK; Owner: THE CHICKASAW NATION)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WWLS (640 AM; 5 kW; MOORE, OK; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Atwood:

  • KQCV-FM (95.1 FM; SHAWNEE, OK; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KTLS-FM (106.5 FM; HOLDENVILLE, OK; Owner: WOODSTONE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSLE (104.7 FM; WEWOKA, OK; Owner: ONE TEN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • KLRB (89.3 FM; STUART, OK; Owner: LIGHTHOUSE OF PRAYER, INC.)
  • KYKC (100.1 FM; BYNG, OK; Owner: CENTRAL OKLAHOMA COMMUNICATIONS CO.)
  • KMCO (101.3 FM; MCALESTER, OK; Owner: LITTLE DIXIE RADIO, INC.)
  • K209AZ (89.7 FM; ADA, OK; Owner: CREATIVE EDUCATIONAL MEDIA CORP. INC)

TV broadcast stations around Atwood:

  • KTEN (Channel 10; ADA, OK; Owner: CHANNEL 49 ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • K35CU (Channel 35; ADA, OK; Owner: LOCKE SUPPLY CO.)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • smRitterLane, Lat: 34.943222 Lon: -96.339306, Type: Building, Structure height: 6.1 m, Overall height: 6.7 m, Call Sign: WQPY545
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/20/2012, Expiration Date: 09/20/2022, Certifier: Gary E Mask
    Registrant: Plainsnet, LLC, 200 E Main, Holdenville, OK 74848, Phone: (405) 379-5280, Fax: (405) 379-2889, Email:
  • smJanesNick, Lat: 34.985778 Lon: -96.336194, Type: Ltower, Structure height: 40 m, Call Sign: WQPY545
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/20/2012, Expiration Date: 09/20/2022, Certifier: Gary E Mask
    Registrant: Plainsnet, LLC, 200 E Main, Holdenville, OK 74848, Phone: (405) 379-5280, Fax: (405) 379-2889, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KB5KUI, Licensee ID: L00169540
    Grant Date: 11/05/1999, Expiration Date: 11/05/2009, Cancellation Date: 11/08/2011
    Registrant: Coy E Wilbanks, Rt 1 Box 1, Atwood, OK 74827
  • Call Sign: N5PZI, Previous Call Sign: KB5KHX
    Grant Date: 02/13/1990, Expiration Date: 02/13/2000, Cancellation Date: 03/07/2002
    Registrant: Oscar B Boyd, Rt 1 Box 114, Atwood, OK 74827

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 6
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