Ballou, Oklahoma

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Population in 2010: 176. Population change since 2000: +23.9%
Males: 95  (54.3%)
Females: 81  (45.7%)
Median resident age:  37.1 years
Oklahoma median age:  36.4 years

Zip code: 74352

Estimated median household income in 2016: $38,910 (it was $27,321 in 2000)
Ballou:

$38,910
OK:

$49,176

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $16,591 (it was $15,859 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $107,896 (it was $52,800 in 2000)
Ballou:

$107,896
OK:

$132,200

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $93,702; Detached houses: $93,441
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  • Races in Ballou, OK (2010)

    Ballou races chart
    • 11565.3%White alone
    • 4022.7%American Indian alone
    • 158.5%Two or more races
    • 63.4%Hispanic
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Ballou: 79.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (11.8%), German (11.8%), Italian (8.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 3.74 square miles.

Population density: 47 people per square mile   (very low).

Ballou, Oklahoma map

For population 25 years and over in Ballou:

  • High school or higher: 86.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ballou CDP:

  • Never married: 22.4%
  • Now married: 63.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 14.2%

15 residents are foreign born (8.6% Latin America).

This place:

9.9%
Oklahoma:

5.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $791 (0.6%)

Ballou satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Broken Arrow, OK (33.5 miles , pop. 74,859).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tulsa, OK (41.2 miles , pop. 393,049).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (248.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Cedar Crest, OK (1.7 miles ), Murphy, OK (1.7 miles ), Iron Post, OK (1.9 miles) , Sams Corner, OK (2.0 miles) , Locust Grove, OK (2.0 miles ), Pin Oak Acres, OK (2.3 miles ), Snake Creek, OK (2.6 miles ), Peggs, OK (2.7 miles ).

Latitude: 36.14 N, Longitude: 95.20 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 918

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

4.2%
Oklahoma:

4.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (62%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (27%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Other services, except public administration (41%)
  • Educational services (30%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (62%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (27%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (41%)
  • Management occupations (30%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (22%)
  • Community and social service occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)

Average climate in Ballou, Oklahoma

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Ballou-area historical tornado activity is near Oklahoma state average. It is 153% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/12/2006, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.3 miles away from the Ballou place center injured 8 people and caused $3 million in damages.

On 6/8/1974, a category F3 tornado 6.6 miles away from the place center injured 42 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ballou-area historical earthquake activity is near Oklahoma state average. It is 73% 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 124.0 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 180.9 miles away from Ballou center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 181.1 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 275.2 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 300.9 miles away from Ballou 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 164.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Mayes County (23) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 11, Floods: 10, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 7, Fires: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ballou topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Ballou:

  • PARKHILL EAST NH (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; LOCUST GROVE, OK)
  • PARKHILL SOUTH NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; LOCUST GROVE, OK)
  • MEADOWBROOK NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; CHOUTEAU, OK)
  • PARKHILL NORTH NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; SALINA, OK)
  • GRAND VALLEY CARE CTR INC (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; PRYOR, OK)
  • COLONIAL TERRACE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; PRYOR, OK)
  • INTEGRIS MAYES COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 13 miles away; PRYOR, OK)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ballou:

  • Northeastern State University (about 21 miles; Tahlequah, OK; Full-time enrollment: 6,895)
  • Rogers State University (about 28 miles; Claremore, OK; FT enrollment: 3,482)
  • John Brown University (about 36 miles; Siloam Springs, AR; FT enrollment: 2,097)
  • Tulsa Community College (about 40 miles; Tulsa, OK; FT enrollment: 12,480)
  • University of Tulsa (about 42 miles; Tulsa, OK; FT enrollment: 3,702)
  • Oral Roberts University (about 43 miles; Tulsa, OK; FT enrollment: 3,216)
  • Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College (about 55 miles; Miami, OK; FT enrollment: 2,075)

Public high school in Ballou:

  • BALKO HS (Students: 29, Location: RURAL ROUTE 1 # 37, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Ballou:

  • BALKO ES (Students: 97, Location: RURAL ROUTE 1 # 37, Grades: PK-8)
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Mayes County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 69.1. This is about average.

City:

69.1
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2008 was 0.0247. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0247
U.S.:

0.2932

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2009 was 3.51. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.51
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.69. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.69
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 32.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 19.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.4
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 11.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.1
U.S.:

9.4

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 0.00373. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00373
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 30.7%
(13.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 36.4% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
Oklahoma:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  72.9%
Whole state:  66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  8.6%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.4% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.9
Oklahoma average:

11.1

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Ballou CDP (based on Mayes County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant16,552100
Mainline Protestant2,62312
Catholic9002
Other5713
None20,613-
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: 12
Mayes County:

3.03 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

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

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Mayes County:

5.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 29
Here:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.6%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Mayes County:

31.9%
Oklahoma:

29.2%

6.54% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,682 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.54%
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 Tulsa County, OK  1.10% ($34,189 average AGI)
from Rogers County, OK  0.87% ($41,619)
from Delaware County, OK  0.45% ($23,169)


6.70% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,302 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.70%
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 Tulsa County, OK  1.41% ($26,783 average AGI)
to Rogers County, OK  0.93% ($32,653)
to Cherokee County, OK  0.39% ($23,902)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ballou:

  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KXTD (1530 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WAGONER, OK; Owner: GAYTAN-GALVAN LIMITED LIABILITY COMP)
  • KMUS (1380 AM; 20 kW; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KMUR (1570 AM; 1 kW; PRYOR, OK)
  • KUOA (1290 AM; 5 kW; SILOAM SPRINGS, AR; Owner: KUOA, INC.)
  • KFAY (1030 AM; 10 kW; FARMINGTON, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
  • KGGF (690 AM; 10 kW; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • KAKC (1300 AM; 5 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KURM (790 AM; 5 kW; ROGERS, AR; Owner: KERM, INC)
  • KYHN (1320 AM; 10 kW; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ballou:

  • KEMX (94.5 FM; LOCUST GROVE, OK; Owner: KXOJ, INC.)
  • KNYD (90.5 FM; BROKEN ARROW, OK; Owner: CREATIVE EDUCATIONAL MEDIA CORP. INC)
  • KJSR (103.3 FM; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KMYZ-FM (104.5 FM; PRYOR, OK; Owner: SHAMROCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KWGS (89.5 FM; TULSA, OK; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF TULSA)
  • KQLL-FM (106.1 FM; OWASSO, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • K204CA (88.7 FM; TAHLEQUAH, OK; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • KHTT (106.9 FM; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KGND (107.5 FM; KETCHUM, OK; Owner: NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA BROADCAST NETWORK)
  • KMOD-FM (97.5 FM; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KRAV-FM (96.5 FM; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KWEN (95.5 FM; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KBEZ (92.9 FM; TULSA, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KTFX-FM (102.1 FM; WARNER, OK; Owner: K95.5, INC)
  • KJMM (105.3 FM; BIXBY, OK; Owner: KJMM, INC.)
  • KTBT (101.5 FM; COLLINSVILLE, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KTFR (100.7 FM; CHELSEA, OK; Owner: MICHAEL P. STEPHENS)
  • KEOK (101.7 FM; TAHLEQUAH, OK; Owner: JOHNSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Ballou:

  • KJRH (Channel 2; TULSA, OK; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTUL (Channel 8; TULSA, OK; Owner: KTUL, LLC)
  • KOED-TV (Channel 11; TULSA, OK; Owner: OKLAHOMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • KOTV (Channel 6; TULSA, OK; Owner: GRIFFIN LICENSING, L.L.C.)
  • KTFO (Channel 41; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KWHB (Channel 47; TULSA, OK; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KOKI-TV (Channel 23; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KRSC-TV (Channel 35; CLAREMORE, OK; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS OF OKLAHOMA COLLEGES)
  • KDOR (Channel 17; BARTLESVILLE, OK; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K52GX (Channel 52; TAHLEQUAH, OK; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (45%)
  • Electricity (23%)
  • Utility gas (15%)
  • Wood (15%)

Ballou compared to Oklahoma state average:

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