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Kay County

Population in 2012: 6,982 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: -8.9%
 

Males: 3,376  (48.4%)
Females: 3,606  (51.6%)

Median resident age:  38.2 years
Oklahoma median age:  40.6 years

Zip codes: 74631.

Estimated median household income in 2011: $37,294 (it was $25,835 in 2000)
Blackwell:

$37,294
Oklahoma:

$43,225
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $18,319

Blackwell city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $53,599 (it was $35,900 in 2000)
Blackwell:

$53,599
Oklahoma:

$112,600
Mean prices in 2011: 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 2011: $537.

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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: 79.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (22.9%), Irish (14.5%), United States (11.2%), English (7.8%), Scotch-Irish (4.9%), Dutch (2.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1014 feet

Land area: 5.45 square miles.

Population density: 1281 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Blackwell:

  • High school or higher: 82.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Unemployed: 6.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Blackwell city:

  • Never married: 25.8%
  • Now married: 48.2%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 15.5%

436 residents are foreign born (5.6% Latin America).

This city:  6.1%
Oklahoma:  4.9%



According to our research of Oklahoma and other state lists there were 12 registered sex offenders living in Blackwell, Oklahoma as of April 25, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Blackwell to the number of sex offenders is 600 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $379 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $289 (0.7%)

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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 ), 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) , McCord, OK (4.0 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
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 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: -905 (-12.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,497 (49.8%)

Area code: 580

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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) 364.2315.9292.1279.5245.7183.1197.6190.8229.7156.8101.6241.3

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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

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Blackwell, Oklahoma accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.0%
Oklahoma:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +39 (+0.5%).

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (6%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Public administration (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%)

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Tornado activity:

Blackwell-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Oklahoma state average. It is 257% 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 below Oklahoma state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/15/1995 at 00:31:33, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 77.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/30/1998 at 17:41:22, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 17.2 miles away from Blackwell center
On 1/24/1991 at 05:00:26, a magnitude 3.0 (2.9 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 29.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/14/1993 at 17:06:10, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 56.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/1994 at 03:28:58, a magnitude 3.0 (2.8 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 58.6 miles away from Blackwell center
On 7/24/2001 at 14:02:35, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 64.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

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: 11, Storms: 10, Winter Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 5, Heavy Rain: 1, Fire: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tornado: 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.


Hospital/medical center in Blackwell:

  • INTEGRIS BLACKWELL REGIONAL HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, 710 SOUTH 13TH STREET)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Blackwell:

  • PONCA CITY MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals, Proprietary, provides emergency services, about 13 miles away; PONCA CITY, OK)

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Blackwell:

  • Northern Oklahoma College (about 9 miles; Tonkawa, OK; Full-time enrollment: 2,664)
  • Cowley County Community College (about 23 miles; Arkansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 2,028)
  • Oklahoma State University-Main Campus (about 49 miles; Stillwater, OK; FT enrollment: 17,377)
  • Langston University (about 60 miles; Langston, OK; FT enrollment: 2,220)
  • Wichita State University (about 64 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 9,428)
  • Butler Community College (about 74 miles; El Dorado, KS; FT enrollment: 4,200)
  • University of Central Oklahoma (about 80 miles; Edmond, OK; FT enrollment: 10,514)

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Public elementary/middle schools in Blackwell:

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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
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AQI  CO  SO2 Ozone  PM10

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 26.9. This is about average.
City:

26.9
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.76. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 13.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.76
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 6.60. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

6.60
U.S.:

13.23
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 24.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

24.9
U.S.:

24.2
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2007 was 11.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.0
U.S.:

11.7

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

BLACKWELL (Population served: 7668, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-11-2006), St Formal NOV issued (APR-11-2006), St Public Notif received (MAY-11-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-29-2005), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-29-2005), St Public Notif received (JAN-09-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-29-2005), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-29-2005), St Public Notif received (JAN-09-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2005 and MAR-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-14-2005), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-14-2005), St Public Notif received (JAN-09-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2004 and DEC-2004, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-23-2005), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-23-2005), St Public Notif received (MAY-10-2005)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2004 and SEP-2004, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-29-2004), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-29-2004), St Public Notif received (JAN-28-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-27-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-27-2004), St Public Notif received (SEP-30-2004)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
BLACKWELL RW CORP (Population served: 295, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUN-01-1993 and NOV-26-1997, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-07-1997), St Compliance achieved (NOV-26-1997)
  • One minor monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 21.9%
(22.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 21.3% for American Indian residents, 10.8% for other race residents, 7.8% 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Blackwell, OK

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 compared to Oklahoma state average:

Blackwell, Oklahoma environmental map by EPA

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  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • House age above state average.


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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
  • Comfort Inn, 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 2011

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Blackwell travel time to work - commute


Blackwell mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (85%)
  • Electricity (12%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Blackwell (based on Kay County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 71.83%
Here71.8%
USA50.2%

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 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$1,215
Other Government Administration 8$15,028$22,5420$0
Judicial and Legal 1$2,290$27,4801$1,096
Police Protection - Officers 15$45,161$36,1290$0
Police - Other 6$14,406$28,8120$0
Firefighters 18$51,860$34,5730$0
Streets and Highways 8$19,131$28,6970$0
Sewerage 4$10,118$30,3540$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,519$30,2281$346
Water Supply 9$26,380$35,1730$0
Electric Power 7$23,201$39,7730$0
Local Libraries 2$4,027$24,1623$1,160
Other and Unallocable 8$16,568$24,8523$1,008
Totals for Government 87$230,689$31,8199$4,825

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $298,000 ($42.68)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $4,458,000 ($638.50)
    Police Protection: $830,000 ($118.88)
    Central Staff Services: $729,000 ($104.41)
    Water Utilities: $688,000 ($98.54)
    Health Services - Other: $497,000 ($71.18)
    Regular Highways: $468,000 ($67.03)
    Solid Waste Management: $378,000 ($54.14)
    Fire Protection: $340,000 ($48.70)
    Financial Administration: $300,000 ($42.97)
    Parks & Recreation: $288,000 ($41.25)
    General - Other: $215,000 ($30.79)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $151,000 ($21.63)
    Libraries: $151,000 ($21.63)
    Sewerage: $148,000 ($21.20)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $49,000 ($7.02)
    Air Transportation: $15,000 ($2.15)
    Housing & Community Development: $2,000 ($0.29)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $14,000 ($2.01)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $242,000 ($34.66)
    Electric Utilities: $80,000 ($11.46)
    Health - Other: $23,000 ($3.29)
    Central Staff: $3,000 ($0.43)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,338,000 ($334.86)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $313,000 ($44.83)

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

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $34,000 ($4.87)
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $372,000 ($53.28)
    Sewerage: $358,000 ($51.27)
    Parks & Recreation: $219,000 ($31.37)
    All Other: $134,000 ($19.19)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $208,000 ($29.79)
    Interest Earnings: $180,000 ($25.78)
    Rents: $13,000 ($1.86)
    Property Sale Other: $1,000 ($0.14)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $6,154,000 ($881.41)
    Water Utilities: $653,000 ($93.53)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $70,000 ($10.03)
    All Other: $64,000 ($9.17)
    General Support: $19,000 ($2.72)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $1,777,000 ($254.51)
    Public Utilities: $97,000 ($13.89)
    Other Selective Sales: $94,000 ($13.46)
    NEC: $64,000 ($9.17)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $5,209,000 ($746.06)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $235,000 ($33.66)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Water Utilities: $1,140,000 ($163.28)
    Other NEC: $243,000 ($34.80)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $381,000 ($54.57)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $6,281,000 ($899.60)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $97,000 ($13.89)
    Water Utilities: $68,000 ($9.74)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $4,668,000 ($668.58)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0 ($0.00)

6.05% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,856 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.05%
Oklahoma average:

8.21%

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


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Osage County, OK  0.55% ($31,149 average AGI)
from Cowley County, KS  0.32% ($31,440)
from Oklahoma County, OK  0.31% ($29,265)


6.98% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($37,174 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.98%
Oklahoma average:

7.91%

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


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Osage County, OK  0.55% ($36,724 average AGI)
to Tulsa County, OK  0.47% ($42,467)
to Oklahoma County, OK  0.45% ($30,222)

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: 10
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 15
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 3
  • Fatalities: 11
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 19
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Oklahoma average:
  • Fatal accident count: 117
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 187
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 39
  • Fatalities: 130
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 307
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 12

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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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Carl Peres (1)

Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.

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