Bearden, Oklahoma

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Population in 2014: 133 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -5.0%
 
Males: 72  (54.9%)
Females: 61  (45.1%)
Median resident age:  41.3 years
Oklahoma median age:  36.3 years

Zip code: 74859

Estimated median household income in 2015: $43,384 (it was $20,417 in 2000)
Bearden:

$43,384
OK:

$48,568

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $21,188 (it was $11,359 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $84,211 (it was $45,600 in 2000)
Bearden:

$84,211
OK:

$126,800

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $82,284; Detached houses: $99,222; Mobile homes: $41,118

Median gross rent in 2015: $709.

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  • Races in Bearden, OK (2010)

    Bearden races chart
    • 10881.2%White alone
    • 1410.5%American Indian alone
    • 64.5%Two or more races
    • 53.8%Black alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Bearden: 79.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (44.8%), Portuguese (3.1%), Irish (2.1%), Canadian (1.0%), German (1.0%), Scottish (1.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 934 feet

Land area: 7.56 square miles.

Population density: 18 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Bearden:

  • High school or higher: 85.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.3%
  • Unemployed: 6.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bearden town:

  • Never married: 22.6%
  • Now married: 70.5%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 2.6%
  • Divorced: 2.6%

4 residents are foreign born (2.8% Latin America).

This town:

2.8%
Oklahoma:

5.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $538 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $251 (0.4%)

Bearden satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Midwest City, OK (56.6 miles , pop. 54,088).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tulsa, OK (59.2 miles , pop. 393,049).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (178.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Cromwell, OK (2.0 miles ), Okemah, OK (2.6 miles ), Castle, OK (2.8 miles) , Boley, OK (3.3 miles ), IXL, OK (3.4 miles) , Clearview, OK (3.4 miles) , Wetumka, OK (3.4 miles ), Yeager, OK (3.8 miles) .

Latitude: 35.36 N, Longitude: 96.39 W

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

5.4%
Oklahoma:

4.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -2 (-1.4%).
Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (20%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (20%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Educational services (37%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Public administration (19%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (20%)
  • Transportation occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (26%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (26%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (22%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (4%)
  • Production occupations (4%)

Average climate in Bearden, Oklahoma

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Bearden-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Oklahoma state average. It is 206% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/17/1981, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.0 miles away from the Bearden town center injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/5/1960, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 31.0 miles away from the town center killed 5 people and injured 81 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bearden-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Oklahoma state average. It is 74% 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 48.4 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 79.4 miles away from Bearden 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 297.7 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 121.5 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 79.6 miles away from Bearden center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 236.4 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 Okfuskee County (31) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 24
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 17, Floods: 14, Winter Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 10, Fires: 2, Winds: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bearden topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Bearden:

  • CREEK NATION COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 7 miles away; OKEMAH, OK)
  • OKEMAH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; OKEMAH, OK)
  • WETUMKA NURSING HOME, INC (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; WETUMKA, OK)
  • WETUMKA GEN HOSP SNF (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; WETUMKA, OK)
  • WILLOW PLACE (Hospital, about 13 miles away; WETUMKA, OK)
  • PIONEER NH OF HUGHES CO INC (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; WETUMKA, OK)
  • ASPEN PLACE (Hospital, about 13 miles away; WETUMKA, OK)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bearden:

  • Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology (about 32 miles; Okmulgee, OK; Full-time enrollment: 3,243)
  • East Central University (about 44 miles; Ada, OK; FT enrollment: 4,030)
  • Oral Roberts University (about 54 miles; Tulsa, OK; FT enrollment: 3,216)
  • Rose State College (about 59 miles; Midwest City, OK; FT enrollment: 4,896)
  • Tulsa Community College (about 59 miles; Tulsa, OK; FT enrollment: 12,480)
  • University of Tulsa (about 61 miles; Tulsa, OK; FT enrollment: 3,702)
  • University of Oklahoma-Norman Campus (about 61 miles; Norman, OK; FT enrollment: 22,496)

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Notable location: Bearden Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Bearden Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoirs: Oknoname 037031 Reservoir (A), Oknoname 037051 Reservoir (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Okfuskee 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.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 10.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.8
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 7.1%
(1.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 80.0% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.7 people
Oklahoma:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  78.0%
Whole state:  66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  2.0%
Whole state:  5.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.0
Oklahoma average:

11.2

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Religion statistics for Bearden town (based on Okfuskee County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,21528
Mainline Protestant4823
Black Protestant3655
Catholic151
Other7-
None6,107-
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: 3
Okfuskee County:

2.68 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Okfuskee County:

4.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

13.2%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Okfuskee County:

30.3%
Oklahoma:

29.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.4%
Oklahoma:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Bearden:

43.2%
Oklahoma:

44.2%

Average BMI:
This city:

30.0
Oklahoma:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Bearden:

21.8%
Oklahoma:

21.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.6%
Oklahoma:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.5
Oklahoma:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

33.3%
State:

33.8%

General health condition:
Bearden:

54.6%
State:

54.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Bearden:

85.1%
Oklahoma:

78.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Bearden, 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

7.23% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($25,616 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.23%
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 Okmulgee County, OK  1.31% ($22,535 average AGI)
from Hughes County, OK  0.67% ($24,864)
from Pottawatomie County, OK  0.61% ($24,300)


6.86% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,277 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.86%
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 Okmulgee County, OK  1.26% ($20,927 average AGI)
to Hughes County, OK  0.64% ($17,429)
to Tulsa County, OK  0.64% ($25,095)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bearden:

  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KMUS (1380 AM; 20 kW; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KWSH (1260 AM; 1 kW; WEWOKA, OK; Owner: ONE TEN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WWLS (640 AM; 5 kW; MOORE, OK; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KAKC (1300 AM; 5 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KTOK (1000 AM; 5 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKY (930 AM; 5 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bearden:

  • KQCV-FM (95.1 FM; SHAWNEE, OK; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KSLE (104.7 FM; WEWOKA, OK; Owner: ONE TEN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • KXBL (99.5 FM; HENRYETTA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KTSO (94.1 FM; OKMULGEE, OK; Owner: SHAMROCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KIRC (105.9 FM; SEMINOLE, OK; Owner: ONE TEN BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • KTLS-FM (106.5 FM; HOLDENVILLE, OK; Owner: WOODSTONE BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Bearden:

  • KWTV (Channel 9; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: GRIFFIN ENTITIES, L.L.C.)
  • KTPX (Channel 44; OKMULGEE, OK; Owner: PAXSON TULSA LICENSE, INC.)
  • KTUL (Channel 8; TULSA, OK; Owner: KTUL, LLC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 40m131ftTotal length
  • $4,458,000Total costs
  • 6,065Total average daily traffic
  • 649Total average daily truck traffic
  • 9,704Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Bearden)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Bearden, Lat: 35.392500 Lon: -96.348056, Type: Gtower, Structure height: 103.6 m, Overall height: 109 m, Call Sign: WQJG241
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 08/26/2008, Expiration Date: 08/26/2018, Certifier: Samual T CurtisRegistrant: @link Services LLC, 13431 North Broadway Ave; Suite 120, Oklahoma City, OK 73114, Phone: (405) 202-3059, Fax: (888) 207-1804, Email:

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (42%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (38%)
  • Electricity (18%)

Bearden compared to Oklahoma state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
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