Blackwell, Oklahoma

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Population in 2013: 6,944 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: -9.4%
 
Males: 3,579  (51.5%)
Females: 3,365  (48.5%)
Median resident age:  38.2 years
Oklahoma median age:  37.0 years

Zip codes: 74631.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $35,057 (it was $25,835 in 2000)
Blackwell:

$35,057
OK:

$44,312
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,392 (it was $13,558 in 2000)

Blackwell city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $47,350 (it was $35,900 in 2000)
Blackwell:

$47,350
OK:

$114,300
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $61,188; Detached houses: $62,156; Townhouses or other attached units: $37,651; In 2-unit structures: $42,162; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $109,205; Mobile homes: $36,312

Median gross rent in 2012: $562.

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  • White alone - 5,744 (81.0%)
  • Hispanic - 569 (8.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 384 (5.4%)
  • Two or more races - 345 (4.9%)
  • Black alone - 28 (0.4%)
  • Asian alone - 20 (0.3%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.01%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.01%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Blackwell: 79.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (24.1%), Irish (13.7%), United States (10.2%), English (6.7%), Dutch (1.7%), Polish (1.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1014 feet

Land area: 5.45 square miles.

Population density: 1,274 people per square mile   (low).

Blackwell,OK real estate house value index trend

Blackwell, Oklahoma map

For population 25 years and over in Blackwell:

  • High school or higher: 79.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.5%
  • Unemployed: 7.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Blackwell city:

  • Never married: 25.2%
  • Now married: 46.0%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 17.7%

534 residents are foreign born

This city:  7.4%
Oklahoma:  5.6%



According to our research of Oklahoma and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Blackwell, Oklahoma as of April 27, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Blackwell to the number of sex offenders is 3,491 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $365 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $256 (0.6%)

Blackwell satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (61.4 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (278.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Tonkawa, OK (2.9 miles ), Nardin, OK (2.9 miles) , Braman, OK (3.0 miles ), Deer Creek, OK (3.6 miles) , Kildare, OK (3.6 miles) , Ponca City, OK (3.7 miles ), Newkirk, OK (3.8 miles ), Hunnewell, KS (3.9 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $61,000
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $128,200
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $56,500
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $91,300
  • 2004: 9 buildings, average cost: $176,700
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $148,500
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $148,500
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $170,500
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $106,700
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $40,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $40,000
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $179,400
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $181,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 36.80 N, Longitude: 97.29 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -967 (-13.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,471 (47.9%)

Area code: 580

Blackwell household income distribution Blackwell home values distribution

Crime rates in Blackwell by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 100000000000
per 100,000 13.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 531442326208
per 100,000 65.038.613.253.754.027.242.128.184.627.60.0113.1
Robberies 222030201101
per 100,000 26.025.826.50.040.50.028.00.014.113.80.014.1
Assaults 3219141210171423179810
per 100,000 416.2244.7185.3161.1135.0230.9196.2323.2239.7124.3111.6141.4
Burglaries 8776851087945523931443354
per 100,000 1131.5978.91124.91450.11066.4611.3728.9548.0437.1607.9460.4763.4
Thefts 170265240162132999298991017191
per 100,000 2211.03413.23176.32175.11781.91344.91289.61377.01395.91395.4990.51286.4
Auto thefts 2017241012149617458
per 100,000 260.1219.0317.6134.3162.0190.2126.284.3239.755.369.8113.1
Arson 327084311442
per 100,000 39.025.892.60.0108.054.342.114.114.155.355.828.3
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 363.9315.7291.9279.3245.5182.9197.5190.6229.5156.7101.5241.1

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Blackwell detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 24 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.26
Oklahoma average:

2.08
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.5%
Oklahoma:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +39 (+0.5%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)

Work and jobs in Blackwell: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Blackwell, Oklahoma

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Blackwell-area historical tornado activity is near Oklahoma state average. It is 141% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/25/1955, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 5.7 miles away from the Blackwell city center killed 20 people and injured 280 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/25/1955, a category F5 tornado 9.4 miles away from the city center killed 80 people and injured 273 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Blackwell-area historical earthquake activity is near Oklahoma state average. It is 68% 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 155.7 miles away from the city center
On 9/15/1995 at 00:31:33, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 77.7 miles away from Blackwell center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 190.0 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 326.9 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 141.3 miles away from Blackwell 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 153.3 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 Kay County (22) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 10, Winter Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 6, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Blackwell topographic map

Birthplace of: Brad Penny - Baseball pitcher, Stephen Aloysius Leven - Auxiliary Bishop of San Antonio, Dale DeWitt - Oklahoma politician, Jo Anne Lyon - Cleric.

Hospitals and medical centers in Blackwell:

  • BLACKWELL REGIONAL HOSPICE (710 SOUTH 13TH STREET)
  • FAITH HOSPICE SERVICES, L L C (114 SOUTH MAIN)
  • INTEGRIS BLACKWELL REGIONAL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 710 SOUTH 13TH STREET)
  • BLACKWELL NURSING HOME, INC (1315 SOUTH 11TH STREET)
  • HILLCREST MANOR (1210 SOUTH 6TH STREET)

Airports located in Blackwell:

See details about airports located in Blackwell, OK

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Blackwell:

  • Northern Oklahoma College (about 9 miles; Tonkawa, OK; Full-time enrollment: 3,414)
  • Cowley County Community College (about 23 miles; Arkansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 3,173)
  • Oklahoma State University-Main Campus (about 49 miles; Stillwater, OK; FT enrollment: 21,700)
  • Wichita Technical Institute (about 60 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,015)
  • Langston University (about 60 miles; Langston, OK; FT enrollment: 2,075)
  • Newman University (about 61 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,066)
  • Friends University (about 61 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,024)

Public high school in Blackwell:

Public elementary/middle schools in Blackwell:

See full list of schools located in Blackwell

Library in Blackwell:

  • BLACKWELL PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $135,467; Location: 123 WEST PADON; 33,509 books; 2,165 audio materials; 415 video materials; 23 state licensed databases; 72 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Blackwell: Blackwell Country Club (A), Blackwell Fire Department and Ambulance Service (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Blackwell Plaza Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Blackwell include: Wesleyan Church (A), Victory Fellowship Church (B), Trinity Lutheran Church (C), Tabernacle (D), Saint Josephs Catholic Church (E), Kingdom Hall Jehovahs Witness (F), First United Methodist Church (G), First Church of God (H), First Church of the Nazarene (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Blackwell include: Riverside Park (1), Legion Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Top of Oklahoma Historical Society Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 303 South Main Street).

Hotels: Super 8 Motel (1014 West Doolin Avenue), Comfort Inn (1201 North 44th Street), Comfort Inn Blackwell (1201 North 44th Street), Best Western (4545 White Avenue South), Super 8 Blackwell OK (1014 West Doolin).

Court: Kay County - Court Clerk- Blackwell Division- Court Clerk Blackwell (223 East Blackwell Avenue).

Kay 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 2012 was 92.6. This is worse than average.

City:

92.6
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2008 was 0.0150. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0150
U.S.:

0.3026

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 4.78. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 13.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.78
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 2.60. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.60
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 37.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

37.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 25.5. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 13.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.5
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.3
U.S.:

9.1

Drinking water stations with addresses in Blackwell and their reported violations in the past:

BLACKWELL (Population served: 7,668, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2012), St Public Notif requested (OCT-25-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-25-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (MAY-11-2006), St Public Notif requested (AUG-09-2006), St AO (w/penalty) issued (AUG-09-2006), St Compliance achieved (AUG-13-2007)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-11-2006), St AO (w/penalty) issued (APR-11-2006), St Public Notif received (MAY-11-2006), St Compliance achieved (AUG-13-2007)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-29-2005), St AO (w/penalty) issued (DEC-29-2005), St Public Notif received (JAN-09-2006), St Compliance achieved (AUG-13-2007)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-29-2005), St AO (w/penalty) issued (DEC-29-2005), St Public Notif received (JAN-09-2006), St Compliance achieved (AUG-13-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 8 regular monitoring violations
BLACKWELL RW CORP (Population served: 920, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUL-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-09-2013), St Boil Water Order (JUL-09-2013), St Public Notif received (JUL-15-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUL-16-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (JUL-28-2011), St Public Notif requested (JUL-28-2011), St Public Notif received (AUG-25-2011), St Compliance achieved (OCT-24-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2011 and MAR-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (MAY-03-2011), St Public Notif requested (MAY-03-2011), St Public Notif received (MAY-24-2011), St Compliance achieved (OCT-24-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (JAN-26-2011), St Public Notif requested (JAN-26-2011), St Public Notif received (FEB-23-2011), St Compliance achieved (OCT-24-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (NOV-08-2010), St Public Notif requested (NOV-08-2010), St Public Notif received (NOV-24-2010), St Compliance achieved (OCT-24-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (AUG-14-2009), St Public Notif requested (AUG-14-2009), St Public Notif received (AUG-24-2009), St Compliance achieved (DEC-21-2009)
  • 6 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 22.2%
(22.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 35.8% for American Indian residents, 5.0% for other race residents, 35.5% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Oklahoma:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  64.8%
Whole state:  66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.3%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
79 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
5 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
112 people in nursing homes in 2000
8 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Blackwell, Oklahoma environmental map by EPA

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Blackwell compared to Oklahoma state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Banks with branches in Blackwell (2011 data):

  • Central National Bank & Trust Co., of Enid: Express Branch at 224 East Blackwell Street, branch established on 1970/09/15; Blackwell Branch at 102 North Main Street, branch established on 1934/09/17. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $550.8 mil, Deposits: $474.6 mil, headquarters in Enid, OK, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Central Service Corporation
  • BancFirst: West Blackwell Branch at 124 West Blackwell Avenue, branch established on 1966/11/07; North Main Street Branch at 101 North Main Street, branch established on 1932/03/01. Info updated 2012/02/24: Bank assets: $5,407.8 mil, Deposits: $4,893.4 mil, headquarters in Oklahoma City, OK, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 101 total offices, Holding Company: Bancfirst Corporation
  • RCB Bank: Blackwell Branch at 1350 West Doolin, branch established on 1933/12/21. Info updated 2011/06/21: Bank assets: $1,997.6 mil, Deposits: $1,697.9 mil, headquarters in Claremore, OK, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 30 total offices, Holding Company: Rcb Holding Company, Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Blackwell, Oklahoma:

  • Blackwell Super 8 Motel, 1014 W Doolin, Blackwell, OK 74631 , Phone: (580) 363-5945
  • Econo Lodge, 1201 N 44TH St, Blackwell, OK 74631 , Phone: (580) 363-7000, Fax: (580) 363-3849
  • Best Western Blackwell Inn, 4545 W White Ave S, Blackwell, OK 74631 , Phone: (580) 363-1300, Fax: (580) 363-1373
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Blackwell, Oklahoma

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (84%)
  • Electricity (12%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

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 Blackwell city (based on Kay County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 71.83%
Here: 71.8%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Lutheran Church
Adherents29.6%22.8%12.8%8.7%3.7%
Congregations18.5%13.0%4.3%7.6%4.3%
NameChurches of ChristAssemblies of GodPresbyterian Church (USA)Church of the NazareneOther
Adherents3.6%3.0%2.1%2.0%11.7%
Congregations6.5%4.3%4.3%6.5%30.4%
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: 12
Kay County:

2.63 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Kay County:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
Kay County:

5.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 33
Here:

7.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.1%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Kay County:

29.0%
Oklahoma:

29.2%
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
Other Government Administration 6$22,896$45,7926$1,665
Judicial and Legal 1$2,181$26,1721$1,065
Police Protection - Officers 15$50,582$40,4660$0
Police - Other 5$10,654$25,5700$0
Firefighters 15$47,725$38,1800$0
Streets and Highways 6$17,384$34,7681$618
Health 1$2,783$33,3960$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$600
Electric Power 8$30,032$45,0480$0
Local Libraries 2$4,695$28,1704$2,979
Other and Unallocable 8$18,109$27,1644$2,344
Totals for Government 67$207,041$37,08217$9,271

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $298,000 ($42.91)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $4,458,000 ($641.99)
    Police Protection: $830,000 ($119.53)
    Central Staff Services: $729,000 ($104.98)
    Water Utilities: $688,000 ($99.08)
    Health Services - Other: $497,000 ($71.57)
    Regular Highways: $468,000 ($67.40)
    Solid Waste Management: $378,000 ($54.44)
    Fire Protection: $340,000 ($48.96)
    Financial Administration: $300,000 ($43.20)
    Parks & Recreation: $288,000 ($41.47)
    General - Other: $215,000 ($30.96)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $151,000 ($21.75)
    Libraries: $151,000 ($21.75)
    Sewerage: $148,000 ($21.31)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $49,000 ($7.06)
    Air Transportation: $15,000 ($2.16)
    Housing & Community Development: $2,000 ($0.29)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $14,000 ($2.02)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $242,000 ($34.85)
    Electric Utilities: $80,000 ($11.52)
    Health - Other: $23,000 ($3.31)
    Central Staff: $3,000 ($0.43)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,338,000 ($336.69)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $313,000 ($45.07)

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

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $34,000 ($4.90)
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $372,000 ($53.57)
    Sewerage: $358,000 ($51.56)
    Parks & Recreation: $219,000 ($31.54)
    All Other: $134,000 ($19.30)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $208,000 ($29.95)
    Interest Earnings: $180,000 ($25.92)
    Rents: $13,000 ($1.87)
    Property Sale Other: $1,000 ($0.14)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $6,154,000 ($886.23)
    Water Utilities: $653,000 ($94.04)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $70,000 ($10.08)
    All Other: $64,000 ($9.22)
    General Support: $19,000 ($2.74)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $1,777,000 ($255.90)
    Public Utilities: $97,000 ($13.97)
    Other Selective Sales: $94,000 ($13.54)
    NEC: $64,000 ($9.22)

Blackwell government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $5,209,000 ($750.14)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $235,000 ($33.84)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Water Utilities: $1,140,000 ($164.17)
    Other NEC: $243,000 ($34.99)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $381,000 ($54.87)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $6,281,000 ($904.52)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $97,000 ($13.97)
    Water Utilities: $68,000 ($9.79)

Blackwell government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $4,668,000 ($672.24)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0 ($0.00)

5.76% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,056 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.76%
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 Osage County, OK  0.60% ($23,564 average AGI)
from Cowley County, KS  0.43% ($25,970)
from Oklahoma County, OK  0.32% ($27,820)


6.75% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,032 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.75%
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 Osage County, OK  0.61% ($35,708 average AGI)
to Oklahoma County, OK  0.56% ($32,202)
to Washington County, OK  0.53% ($115,410)

Strongest AM radio stations in Blackwell:

  • KOKB (1580 AM; 1 kW; BLACKWELL, OK; Owner: BLACKWELL RADIO INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KCRC (1390 AM; 10 kW; ENID, OK; Owner: CHISHOLM TRAIL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBZ (1230 AM; 1 kW; PONCA CITY, OK; Owner: PONCA CITY PUBLISHING CO.)
  • 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.)
  • KFTI (1070 AM; 10 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KSOK (1280 AM; daytime; 1 kW; ARKANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: COWLEY COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KGGF (690 AM; 10 kW; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFH (1330 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Blackwell:

  • K212DX (90.3 FM; PONCA CITY, ETC., OK; Owner: CREATIVE EDUCATIONAL MEDIA CORP. INC)
  • KLVV (88.7 FM; PONCA CITY, OK; Owner: THE LOVE STATION, INC.)
  • KYQQ (106.5 FM; ARKANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KIXR (104.7 FM; PONCA CITY, OK; Owner: MUR-THOM BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KQBL (96.9 FM; ENID, OK; Owner: CHAMPLIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLOR-FM (99.3 FM; PONCA CITY, OK; Owner: TEAM RADIO LLC)
  • KAXR (91.3 FM; ARKANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KPNC (100.9 FM; PONCA CITY, OK; Owner: TEAM RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • K278AF (103.5 FM; PONCA CITY, OK; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KSOK-FM (95.9 FM; WINFIELD, KS; Owner: COWLEY COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KANR (92.7 FM; BELLE PLAINE, KS; Owner: DANIEL D. SMITH)
  • KAYE-FM (90.7 FM; TONKAWA, OK; Owner: NORTHERN OKLAHOMA COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Blackwell:

  • K54FZ (Channel 54; PONCA CITY, OK; Owner: LOCKE SUPPLY CO.)
  • KGBN-LP (Channel 27; PONCA CITY, OK; Owner: DIANA KAY HALL)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Blackwell, Oklahoma:
  • Fatal accident count: 11
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 17
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 3
  • Fatalities: 12
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 24
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Oklahoma average:
  • Fatal accident count: 121
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 194
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 41
  • Fatalities: 134
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 317
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 13
See more detailed statistics of Blackwell fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Blackwell)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 58 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Blackwell, OK)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 38 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Blackwell)

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

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 105
  • Hazardous Condition: 11
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 5

Incident types - Blackwell

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Blackwell, OK
Most common first names in Blackwell, OK among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John9176.9 years
William7277.4 years
James6870.3 years
Charles6674.4 years
Mary6379.7 years
Robert4772.2 years
George4376.4 years
Walter3579.7 years
Helen3480.7 years
Harold3478.6 years
Most common last names in Blackwell, OK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller5077.5 years
Brown3477.7 years
Smith3276.9 years
Johnson3174.0 years
Anderson2676.7 years
Jones2477.9 years
Davis2477.9 years
Moore2376.1 years
Wilson2181.0 years
Hall1979.4 years
Businesses in Blackwell, OK
NameCountNameCount
Best Western1Nike1
Comfort Inn1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1SONIC Drive-In1
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Jones New York1True Value1
KFC1U-Haul1
MasterBrand Cabinets2UPS1
McDonald's1Walmart1

Blackwell on our top lists:

  • #35 on the list of "Top 100 cities with lowest ratio of median house value to median household income (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
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