Bethany, Oklahoma

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Population in 2017: 19,402 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -4.5%
 
Males: 9,665  (49.8%)
Females: 9,737  (50.2%)
Median resident age:

35.2 years
Oklahoma median age:

36.6 years

Zip codes: 73008, 73122, 73127, 73132.

Bethany Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2017: $51,338 (it was $35,073 in 2000)
Bethany:

$51,338
OK:

$50,051

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $26,994 (it was $17,793 in 2000)

Bethany city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $144,521 (it was $70,600 in 2000)
Bethany:

$144,521
OK:

$137,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $203,093; detached houses: $209,832; townhouses or other attached units: $158,223; in 2-unit structures: $140,161; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $150,300; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $130,220; mobile homes: $53,681; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $134,339

Median gross rent in 2017: $808.

March 2019 cost of living index in Bethany: 85.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 15.8%
(10.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.3% for Black residents, 37.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 28.9% for American Indian residents, 40.6% for other race residents, 18.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Bethany, OK (2017)
    • 12,84463.7%White alone
    • 3,01114.9%Hispanic
    • 1,9149.5%Black alone
    • 1,3076.5%Two or more races
    • 6823.4%American Indian alone
    • 2231.1%Asian alone
    • 400.2%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Oklahoma and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Bethany, Oklahoma as of May 24, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Bethany is 4,010 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Bethany 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)
2
(10.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(10.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(10.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.1)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
12
(60.0)
6
(30.1)
13
(66.8)
9
(46.1)
12
(61.0)
7
(35.1)
10
(51.9)
6
(30.7)
7
(35.8)
4
(20.3)
11
(55.8)
8
(40.6)
11
(56.1)
10
(51.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
20
(100.0)
14
(70.1)
16
(82.2)
36
(184.4)
21
(106.8)
15
(75.3)
20
(103.9)
21
(107.6)
19
(97.3)
15
(76.2)
25
(126.9)
22
(111.7)
20
(101.9)
10
(51.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
43
(214.9)
40
(200.4)
39
(200.5)
46
(235.6)
37
(188.1)
33
(165.6)
28
(145.4)
44
(225.4)
31
(158.7)
56
(284.5)
34
(172.6)
31
(157.4)
25
(127.4)
28
(144.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
135
(674.7)
184
(921.8)
212
(1,090)
218
(1,117)
204
(1,037)
197
(988.8)
177
(919.2)
187
(957.7)
186
(952.4)
159
(807.8)
131
(664.8)
190
(965.0)
151
(769.6)
133
(683.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
565
(2,824)
484
(2,425)
421
(2,164)
427
(2,187)
415
(2,110)
317
(1,591)
327
(1,698)
479
(2,453)
358
(1,833)
317
(1,611)
338
(1,715)
419
(2,128)
334
(1,702)
363
(1,867)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
85
(424.8)
91
(455.9)
91
(467.7)
68
(348.3)
50
(254.2)
58
(291.1)
68
(353.2)
53
(271.4)
66
(338.0)
74
(376.0)
76
(385.7)
76
(386.0)
72
(367.0)
81
(416.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(10.0)
11
(55.1)
5
(25.7)
1
(5.1)
1
(5.1)
0
(0.0)
7
(36.4)
4
(20.5)
3
(15.4)
5
(25.4)
3
(15.2)
2
(10.2)
1
(5.1)
6
(30.9)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)315.1283.2339.0332.9306.0240.0283.1288.8256.6247.1283.5281.1252.2251.5

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 Bethany, OK

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 39 (29 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.49
Oklahoma average:

2.24
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Bethany, OK City Guides:

Ancestries: American (9.1%), English (7.6%), German (6.9%), Irish (6.4%), Scottish (2.7%), Italian (2.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1300 feet

Land area: 5.21 square miles.

Population density: 3,723 people per square mile   (average).

Bethany, Oklahoma map

1,578 residents are foreign born (5.9% Latin America, 1.3% Asia).

This city:

7.8%
Oklahoma:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,410 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,179 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: East Canadian, OK (5.9 miles , pop. 61,645).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (6.0 miles , pop. 506,132).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (193.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Woodlawn Park, OK (0.8 miles),
Warr Acres, OK (1.4 miles ),
East Canadian, OK (2.4 miles ),
Oklahoma City, OK (2.5 miles ),
Nichols Hills, OK (2.5 miles ),
Yukon, OK (2.5 miles ),
The Village, OK (2.5 miles ),
Mustang, OK (3.0 miles )

Latitude: 35.50 N, Longitude: 97.64 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,792 (-18.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,216 (12.9%)

Area code: 405

Distribution of median household income in Bethany, OK in 2017
Distribution of house value in Bethany, OK in 2017

Property values in Bethany, OK

Bethany satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 13 buildings, average cost: $109,500
  • 1998: 11 buildings, average cost: $77,100
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $51,700
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $116,100
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $119,300
  • 2002: 9 buildings, average cost: $85,400
  • 2003: 8 buildings, average cost: $89,400
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $121,100
  • 2005: 8 buildings, average cost: $178,800
  • 2006: 10 buildings, average cost: $108,500
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $113,100
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $252,500
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $173,600
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $265,700
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $185,000
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $174,200
  • 2013: 5 buildings, average cost: $195,400
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $155,800
  • 2015: 6 buildings, average cost: $175,200
  • 2016: 7 buildings, average cost: $134,500
  • 2017: 4 buildings, average cost: $198,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Bethany, OK residents
Average permit cost in Bethany, OK
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.1%
Oklahoma:

3.2%
Historical population in Bethany, OK
Historical housing units in Bethany, OK

Population change in the 1990s: +261 (+1.3%).
Most common industries in Bethany, OK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (11.1%)
  • Health care (8.7%)
  • Construction (6.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.5%)
  • Public administration (5.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.1%)
  • Educational services (7.3%)
  • Public administration (6.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.3%)
  • Health care (3.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (15.1%)
  • Health care (14.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.2%)
  • Social assistance (6.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.1%)
Most common occupations in Bethany, OK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
  • Child care workers (3.9%)

Average climate in Bethany, Oklahoma

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Bethany, Oklahoma environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 84.8. This is about average.

City:

84.8
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.390. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.390
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 6.55. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.55
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.0298. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0298
U.S.:

1.7894
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 31.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 21.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.3
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.56. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.56
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 0.00178. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00178
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Bethany-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Oklahoma state average. It is 250% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/3/1999, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 12.4 miles away from the Bethany city center killed 36 people and injured 583 people and caused $1000 million in damages.

On 4/30/1978, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.1 miles away from the city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bethany-area historical earthquake activity is near Oklahoma state average. It is 69% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 247.5 miles away from Bethany center
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 89.8 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 50.6 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 66.6 miles away from the city center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 184.2 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 51.6 miles away from Bethany center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Oklahoma County (41) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 25
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 18, Floods: 15, Fires: 12, Tornadoes: 12, Winter Storms: 7, Winds: 3, Explosion: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bethany topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Bethany:

  • FRONTIER HOSPICE (3908 N PENIEL, SUITE 500)
  • INTEGRIS BETHANY HOSPITAL (provides emergency services, 7600 NW 23RD ST 7941 NW 23RD ST)
  • BETHANY VILLAGE HEALTHCARE CENTER (6900 NORTHWEST 39TH EXPRESSWAY)
  • CHILDRENS CONVALESCENT CTR (6800 NW 39TH EXPRESSWAY)
  • GRACE LIVING CENTER-BETHANY (7000 NORTHWEST 32ND STREET)
  • HEARTLAND HEALTH CARE CENTER OF BETHANY (2200 NORTH FLAMINGO)
  • HERITAGE PARK (6912 NORTHWEST 23RD STREET)
  • WESTERN OAKS HEALTH CARE CENTER (2200 N FLAMINGO)
  • DAVITA - NORTHWEST BETHANY (7800 NW 23RD STE A)

Amtrak station near Bethany:

  • 8 miles: OKLAHOMA CITY (100 SOUTH E. K. GAYLORD BLVD.)

Colleges/Universities in Bethany:

  • Southern Nazarene University (Full-time enrollment: 2,064; Location: 6729 NW 39th Expy; Private, not-for-profit; Website: SNU.EDU; Offers Master's degree)
  • Southwestern Christian University (Full-time enrollment: 347; Location: 7210 NW 39th Expressway; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.swcu.edu; Offers Master's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Bethany:

  • Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City (about 4 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; Full-time enrollment: 4,784)
  • Oklahoma City University (about 6 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; FT enrollment: 2,547)
  • University of Oklahoma-Health Sciences Center (about 9 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; FT enrollment: 2,507)
  • Oklahoma City Community College (about 9 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; FT enrollment: 8,904)
  • Mid-America Christian University (about 12 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; FT enrollment: 2,869)
  • Oklahoma Christian University (about 13 miles; Edmond, OK; FT enrollment: 2,173)
  • Rose State College (about 14 miles; Midwest City, OK; FT enrollment: 4,896)

Public high school in Bethany:

  • BETHANY HS (Students: 412, Location: 4500 N MUELLER, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Bethany:

  • WESTERN OAKS ES (Students: 692, Location: 7210 NORTHWEST 23RD STREET, Grades: PK-5)
  • EARL HARRIS ES (Students: 680, Location: 4311 N ASBURY, Grades: PK-5)
  • WESTERN OAKS MS (Students: 624, Location: 7200 NORTHWEST 23RD STREET, Grades: 6-8)
  • OVERHOLSER ES (Students: 469, Location: 7900 NORTHWEST 36TH STREET, Grades: PK-5)
  • APOLLO ES (Students: 410, Location: 1901 NORTH PENIEL AVENUE, Grades: PK-5)
  • LAKE PARK ES (Students: 375, Location: 8221 NORTHWEST 30TH STREET, Grades: PK-5)
  • BETHANY MS (Students: 344, Location: 4312 N MUELLER, Grades: 6-8)
  • CHILDREN'S CTR (Students: 58, Location: 6721 NORTHWEST 42ND STREET, Grades: PK-8)

Private elementary/middle school in Bethany:

  • SNU SCHOOL FOR CHILDREN (Students: 117, Location: 3100 N ROCKWELL AVE, Grades: PK-5)
See full list of schools located in Bethany

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Bethany: Deville Park Shop (A), Bethany Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Deville Shopping Center (1), Glen Oaks Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Bethany include: Williams Memorial Church (A), Westlake Presbyterian Church (B), Western Oaks Mennonite Church (C), Western Oaks Baptist Church (D), Tulakes Baptist Church (E), Saint Michaels Roman Catholic Church (F), Saint Marks United Methodist Church (G), Pentecostal Holiness Church (H), Northwest Oklahoma Nazarene Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Parks in Bethany include: Riverside Park (1), Eldon Lyon Park (2), McMillan Park (3), Garrison Park (4), Tropicana Park (5), Brown Park (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Iceland Market Place (Amusement & Theme Parks; 3200 North Rockwell Avenue).

Hotels: Carey Hughes Realty Advisors (3301 North Flamingo Avenue), Western Motel (7600 NW 39th Expy), Rosewood Bed & Breakfast (7000 Northwest 39th Street), Spanish Garden Apartments (3037 North Rockwell Avenue).

Court: Bethany-City - Police Department- Municipal Court (6700 Northwest 35th Street).

Birthplace of: Allie Reynolds - Baseball player, Kevin L. Ward - Oklahoma politician, Tommy Collins (country music) - Country singer.

Oklahoma 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 Bethany and their reported violations in the past:

BETHANY (Population served: 20,307, Groundwater under infl of surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-30-2009), St Public Notif received (JUL-24-2009), St Public Notif requested (JUL-27-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-27-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-18-2004), St Compliance achieved (MAY-17-2006), St Public Notif requested (AUG-08-2006), St AO (w/penalty) issued (AUG-08-2006), St Public Notif received (AUG-22-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-18-2004), St Public Notif requested (JAN-25-2006), St AO (w/penalty) issued (JAN-25-2006), St Public Notif received (MAR-10-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAY-17-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-18-2004), St Public Notif requested (JAN-25-2006), St AO (w/penalty) issued (JAN-25-2006), St Public Notif received (MAR-10-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAY-17-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-14-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-14-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAR-24-2011), St Public Notif received (MAY-23-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-12-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-14-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-14-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAR-24-2011), St Public Notif received (MAY-23-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-12-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-14-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-14-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAR-24-2011), St Public Notif received (MAY-23-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-12-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-14-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-14-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAR-24-2011), St Public Notif received (MAY-23-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-12-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2010 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-14-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-14-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAR-24-2011), St Public Notif received (MAY-23-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-12-2011)
  • 7 other older monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Oklahoma:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

61.8%
Whole state:

66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.7%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
726 people in college/university student housing in 2010
141 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Bethany in 2000:

  • 874 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 278 people in nursing homes
  • 78 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 76 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped

Banks with branches in Bethany (2011 data):

  • First Bethany Bank & Trust: Motor Bank Branch at 6524 N.W. 39th Expressway, branch established on 1969/11/23; at 6500 Northwest 39th Expressway, branch established on 1923/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $180.9 mil, Deposits: $118.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: First Bethany Bancorp, Inc.
  • International Bank of Commerce: Bethany Branch at 7723 N W 23, branch established on 1908/01/01. Info updated 2007/03/28: Bank assets: $9,621.9 mil, Deposits: $6,548.8 mil, headquarters in Laredo, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 197 total offices, Holding Company: International Bancshares Corporation
  • BOKF, National Association: Bethany Branch at 7101 Northwest 23rd Street, branch established on 1997/10/22. Info updated 2012/02/28: Bank assets: $25,360.0 mil, Deposits: $19,171.3 mil, headquarters in Tulsa, OK, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 189 total offices, Holding Company: Bok Financial Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Bethany:

Marital status in Bethany, OK
  • Never married: 33.1%
  • Now married: 42.1%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 14.8%

For population 25 years and over in Bethany:

  • High school or higher: 88.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.0
Oklahoma average:

11.2

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhood in Bethany (Bethany, Oklahoma Neighborhood Map):

Religion statistics for Bethany, OK (based on Oklahoma County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant325,241609
Mainline Protestant83,693122
Catholic61,31827
Other26,58773
Black Protestant22,34664
Orthodox1,80710
None197,641-
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: 195
Oklahoma County:

2.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 12
This county:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 29
This county:

0.41 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 163
This county:

2.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 566
This county:

8.10 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

6.89 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Oklahoma County:

9.8%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Oklahoma County:

27.9%
State:

29.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Bethany:

48.3%
Oklahoma:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.2%
State:

44.2%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.5
Oklahoma:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Bethany:

22.1%
Oklahoma:

21.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Bethany:

11.1%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Oklahoma:

6.8

Overweight people:
Bethany:

33.7%
Oklahoma:

33.8%

General health condition:
Bethany:

54.0%
State:

54.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Bethany:

77.2%
Oklahoma:

78.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Bethany, OK Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 38$178,551$56,3850$0
Firefighters 22$108,046$58,9340$0
Solid Waste Management 16$34,972$26,2290$0
Water Supply 14$49,308$42,2640$0
Financial Administration 9$32,818$43,7570$0
Parks and Recreation 9$61,748$82,3310$0
Streets and Highways 7$23,398$40,1110$0
Judicial and Legal 6$23,914$47,8280$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 5$19,395$46,5480$0
Police - Other 2$3,919$23,5140$0
Other Government Administration 2$12,814$76,8840$0
Sewerage 2$7,349$44,0940$0
Totals for Government 132$556,232$50,5670$0

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

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,552,000 ($183.07)
    Financial Administration: $2,664,000 ($137.31)
    Water Utilities: $2,413,000 ($124.37)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,025,000 ($104.37)
    Sewerage: $1,871,000 ($96.43)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,480,000 ($76.28)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,297,000 ($66.85)
    Central Staff Services: $626,000 ($32.26)
    Regular Highways: $626,000 ($32.26)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $85,000 ($4.38)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,697,000 ($448.25)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $407,000 ($20.98)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $2,271,000 ($117.05)
    Sewerage: $2,234,000 ($115.14)
    Parks and Recreation: $43,000 ($2.22)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $146,000 ($7.52)
    General Local Government Support: $31,000 ($1.60)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,231,000 ($63.45)
    General Revenue - Other: $1,185,000 ($61.08)
    Interest Earnings: $103,000 ($5.31)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,507,000 ($180.75)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $57,000 ($2.94)
    Highways: $38,000 ($1.96)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,092,000 ($262.45)
    Public Utilities Sales: $752,000 ($38.76)
    Other License: $275,000 ($14.17)
    Other Selective Sales: $75,000 ($3.87)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $24,591,000 ($1267.45)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,824,000 ($815.59)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,747,000 ($502.37)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $979,000 ($50.46)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $18,008,000 ($928.15)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,990,000 ($205.65)

6.79% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($57,007 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.79%
Oklahoma average:

7.30%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($503 average AGI)
Oklahoma County:

0.06%
Oklahoma average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Cleveland County, OK  1.17% ($43,789 average AGI)
from Canadian County, OK  0.63% ($90,253)
from Tulsa County, OK  0.25% ($56,363)


7.09% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($53,583 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.09%
Oklahoma average:

7.47%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($609 average AGI)
Oklahoma County:

0.08%
Oklahoma average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Cleveland County, OK  1.31% ($43,203 average AGI)
to Canadian County, OK  0.81% ($57,436)
to Logan County, OK  0.25% ($67,898)
Businesses in Bethany, OK
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
Circle K1Pizza Hut1
DHL1SONIC Drive-In2
FedEx3Subway1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1UPS2
H&R Block1Walgreens1
Holiday Inn1YMCA1
Little Caesars Pizza1

Strongest AM radio stations in Bethany:

  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WKY (930 AM; 5 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KQCV (800 AM; 3 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWLS (640 AM; 5 kW; MOORE, OK; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTOK (1000 AM; 5 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KEBC (1340 AM; 1 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KTLR (890 AM; daytime; 1 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: TYLER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KOCY (1560 AM; 1 kW; CHICKASHA, OK; Owner: TYLER ENTERPRISES, L.L.C.)
  • KVSP (1140 AM; daytime; 1 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: PERRY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KJON (850 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ANADARKO, OK; Owner: CARROLLTON BROADCASTING OF TEXAS, LP)
  • KCRC (1390 AM; 10 kW; ENID, OK; Owner: CHISHOLM TRAIL BROADCASTING CO.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bethany:

  • WWLS-FM (104.9 FM; BETHANY, OK; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KHBZ-FM (94.7 FM; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KTST (101.9 FM; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KMGL (104.1 FM; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KYIS (98.9 FM; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOMA-FM (92.5 FM; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF NV)
  • KRXO (107.7 FM; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF NV)
  • KJYO (102.7 FM; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KXXY-FM (96.1 FM; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KATT-FM (100.5 FM; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K259AM (99.7 FM; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: THE LOVE STATION, INC.)
  • KTUZ-FM (106.7 FM; OKARCHE, OK; Owner: TYLER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KYLV (88.9 FM; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KCSC (90.1 FM; EDMOND, OK; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL OKLAHOMA)
  • K246AF (97.1 FM; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: MICHAEL A. BROOKS / DBA JIME'NEZ COM)
  • KOKF (90.9 FM; EDMOND, OK; Owner: R.D.M BROADCASTING ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KKNG-FM (93.3 FM; NEWCASTLE, OK; Owner: TYLER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KKWD (97.9 FM; EDMOND, OK; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KROU (105.7 FM; SPENCER, OK; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA)
  • KMSI (88.1 FM; MOORE, OK; Owner: CREATIVE EDUCATIONAL MEDIA CORPORATION, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Bethany:

  • KWTV (Channel 9; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: GRIFFIN ENTITIES, L.L.C.)
  • KOCO-TV (Channel 5; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: OHIO/OKLAHOMA HEARST- ARGYLE TELEVISION)
  • KETA-TV (Channel 13; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: OKLAHOMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • KOKH-TV (Channel 25; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: KOKH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KOCB (Channel 34; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: KOCB LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KOPX (Channel 62; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: PAXSON OKLAHOMA CITY LICENSE, INC.)
  • KFOR-TV (Channel 4; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • KSBI (Channel 52; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: LOCKE SUPPLY CO.)
  • KTBO-TV (Channel 14; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF OKLAHOMA CITY, INC.)
  • K69EK (Channel 69; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: ARKANSAS MEDIA, L.L.C.)
  • KXOC-LP (Channel 54; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: LOCKE SUPPLY CO.)
  • KOHC-LP (Channel 7; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KDSA-LP (Channel 11; NORMAN, OK; Owner: DAY STAR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KCHM-LP (Channel 59; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KQOK (Channel 30; SHAWNEE, OK; Owner: SHAWNEE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKCC-LP (Channel 19; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: EICB-TV, LLC)
  • K30EC (Channel 30; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KTOU-LP (Channel 21; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KLHO-LP (Channel 17; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: ARACELIS ORTIZ, EXECUTRIX OF THE ESTATE OF CARLOS ORTIZ)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Bethany fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 3ft / 1.3mTotal length
  • $644,000Total costs
  • 1,300Total average daily traffic
  • 208Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,080Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Bethany)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Bethany, OK)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 162 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Bethany)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 13 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Bethany)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 60 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 78. The highest number of fires - 110 took place in 2005, and the least - 40 in 2014. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Bethany, OK When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (46.5%), and Outside Fires (30.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Bethany, OK
    • 57746.5%Structure Fires
    • 37730.4%Outside Fires
    • 15812.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 12910.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bethany, OK

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Bethany, Oklahoma:

  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites, 7840 NW 39th Expy, Bethany, Oklahoma 73008 , Phone: (405) 787-6262, Fax: (405) 787-6263
  • Holiday Inn Express, 7840 39th Expy, Bethany, Oklahoma 73008 , Phone: (877) 424-2449
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Bethany, Oklahoma
Most common first names in Bethany, OK among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary13078.9 years
William12376.7 years
John11974.3 years
James11371.0 years
Robert9973.2 years
Charles7373.9 years
George5475.0 years
Dorothy5177.6 years
Helen4978.0 years
Ruth4881.3 years
Most common last names in Bethany, OK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith8574.1 years
Jones4974.2 years
Brown4675.8 years
Williams4176.8 years
Johnson3974.7 years
Miller3975.2 years
Moore3477.8 years
Wilson3374.6 years
Davis3377.8 years
Martin3068.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Bethany, OK
  • 82.0%Utility gas
  • 16.5%Electricity
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Bethany, OK
  • 50.1%Electricity
  • 48.5%Utility gas
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Wood
  • 0.2%Other fuel


Bethany compared to Oklahoma state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Bethany on our top lists:

  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: broadcasting, internet publishing, and telecommunications services (population 5,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: broadcasting, internet publishing, and telecommunications services (population 5,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers (population 5,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers (population 5,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped (population 1,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest lead air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant adherents"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant congregations"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest lead air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
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