Blue, Oklahoma

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Population in 2010: 195.
Males: 63  (32.6%)
Females: 132  (67.4%)
Median resident age:

34.7 years
Oklahoma median age:

37.0 years

Zip code: 74701

Estimated median household income in 2019: $45,490
Blue:

$45,490
OK:

$54,449

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $25,029

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $126,154
Blue:

$126,154
OK:

$147,000
March 2019 cost of living index in Blue: 78.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 38.5%
(43.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.0% for American Indian residents)

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  • Races in Blue, OK (2019)
    • 11349.8%White alone
    • 8035.2%American Indian alone
    • 3716.3%Hispanic
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Ancestries: American (29.6%), English (7.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 560 feet

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: East Grayson, TX (31.2 miles , pop. 81,381).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Plano, TX (71.9 miles , pop. 222,030).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (88.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Bokchito, OK (2.3 miles ),
North Central Bryan, OK (2.3 miles ),
Armstrong, OK (2.8 miles),
Albany, OK (3.0 miles),
Durant, OK (3.0 miles ),
Caddo, OK (3.0 miles ),
Southeast Bryan, OK (3.2 miles ),
Bennington, OK (3.3 miles )

Latitude: 34.00 N, Longitude: 96.23 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 580

Distribution of median household income in Blue, OK in 2019
Distribution of house value in Blue, OK in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.9%
Oklahoma:

5.8%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 63.5. This is about average.

City:

63.5
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.1
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Blue-area historical tornado activity is near Oklahoma state average. It is 131% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/2/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.4 miles away from the Blue place center killed 3 people and injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/2/1957, a category F4 tornado 20.4 miles away from the place center killed 2 people and injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Blue-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Oklahoma state average. It is 604% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 110.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 172.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/7/2016 at 01:44:24, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi) earthquake occurred 141.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/8/2011 at 02:46:57, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 110.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 47.4 miles away from Blue center
On 11/5/2011 at 07:12:45, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 1.9 mi) earthquake occurred 111.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Bryan County (22) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 10, Winter Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 6, Fires: 2, Winds: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Blue:

  • OAKRIDGE NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; DURANT, OK)
  • THE KING'S DAUGHTERS AND SONS NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; DURANT, OK)
  • THE PALLIATIVE HOSPICE CENTER (Hospital, about 10 miles away; DURANT, OK)
  • FOUR SEASONS NURSING CTR OF DURANT INC (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; DURANT, OK)
  • FOUR SEASONS REHABILITATION AND CARE (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; DURANT, OK)
  • BRYAN NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; DURANT, OK)
  • UNITY HOME HEALTH L L C (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; DURANT, OK)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Blue:

  • Southeastern Oklahoma State University (about 9 miles; Durant, OK; Full-time enrollment: 3,365)
  • Grayson College (about 31 miles; Denison, TX; FT enrollment: 2,496)
  • Paris Junior College (about 47 miles; Paris, TX; FT enrollment: 3,875)
  • Texas A & M University-Commerce (about 56 miles; Commerce, TX; FT enrollment: 8,890)
  • East Central University (about 60 miles; Ada, OK; FT enrollment: 4,030)
  • North Central Texas College (about 60 miles; Gainesville, TX; FT enrollment: 6,550)
  • Collin County Community College District (about 63 miles; McKinney, TX; FT enrollment: 18,044)

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Creeks: Cedar Creek (A), Rock Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Bryan County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.3 people
Oklahoma:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

67.4%
Whole state:

66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

7.0%
Whole state:

5.9%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Blue:

Marital status in Blue, OK
  • Never married: 33.0%
  • Now married: 51.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 12.2%
  • Divorced: 3.3%

For population 25 years and over in Blue:

  • High school or higher: 78.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
Oklahoma average:

11.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Blue, OK (based on Bryan County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant24,75376
Mainline Protestant2,02614
Other6844
Catholic2501
None14,703-
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: 8
Bryan County:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

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

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 28
Bryan County:

7.13 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
Here:

6.87 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

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

10.5%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Bryan County:

30.0%
Oklahoma:

29.2%

7.40% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($39,788 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.40%
Oklahoma average:

7.30%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Grayson County, TX  1.06% ($46,020 average AGI)
from Marshall County, OK  0.39% ($33,382)
from Choctaw County, OK  0.37% ($30,154)


6.58% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($41,229 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.58%
Oklahoma average:

7.47%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Grayson County, TX  0.98% ($41,838 average AGI)
to Johnston County, OK  0.31% ($32,930)
to Atoka County, OK  0.27% ($31,432)

Strongest AM radio stations in Blue:

  • KYNG (950 AM; 10 kW; DENISON-SHERMAN, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KTBK (1700 AM; 10 kW; SHERMAN, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KEOR (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ATOKA, OK; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • KSEO (750 AM; daytime; 0 kW; DURANT, OK; Owner: TEXOMA BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Blue:

  • KLBC (106.3 FM; DURANT, OK; Owner: TEXOMA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSSU (91.9 FM; DURANT, OK; Owner: SOUTHEASTERN OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KLAK (97.5 FM; DURANT, OK; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KTCY (104.9 FM; PILOT POINT, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KESN (103.3 FM; ALLEN, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KSOC (94.5 FM; GAINESVILLE, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KAZC (88.3 FM; TISHOMINGO, OK; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL OKLAHOMA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMKT (93.1 FM; BELLS, TX; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KTPW (89.7 FM; SANGER, TX; Owner: RESEARCH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION, INC)
  • KTDK (104.1 FM; SANGER, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KFYZ-FM (98.3 FM; BONHAM, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS RADIO GROUP, L.P.)
  • KMAD-FM (102.5 FM; WHITESBORO, TX; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KAYC (91.1 FM; DURANT, OK; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KHKC-FM (102.1 FM; ATOKA, OK; Owner: KEYSTONE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Blue:

  • KXII (Channel 12; SHERMAN, TX; Owner: KXII LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KTEN (Channel 10; ADA, OK; Owner: CHANNEL 49 ACQUISITION CORPORATION)

Blue fatal accident list:

Dec 2, 2009 09:22 AM, Us-70, Lat: 33.997600, Lon: -96.232744, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jun 9, 2008 04:20 PM, Us-70, Lat: 33.998030, Lon: -96.225130, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Aug 30, 2005 09:37 AM, Us-70, Lat: 33.997480, Lon: -96.234380, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 12Number of bridges
  • 118ft / 36.1mTotal length
  • $7,032,000Total costs
  • 13,750Total average daily traffic
  • 2,923Total average daily truck traffic
  • 22,000Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Blue, OK - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 51930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 21990-1999
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Blue, OK

2005 - 2016 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2005 - 2016 the average number of fire incidents per year is 12. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 55 took place in 2013, and the least - 0 in 2006. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Blue, OK When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (82.4%), and Other (12.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Blue, OK
    • 12282.4%Outside Fires
    • 1912.8%Other
    • 53.4%Structure Fires
    • 21.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Blue, OK
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Blue, OK
  • 91.0%Electricity
  • 9.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Blue, OK
  • 100.0%Other fuel


Blue compared to Oklahoma state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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