Boise, Oklahoma

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Population in 2013: 1,189 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -19.8%
 
Males: 565  (47.6%)
Females: 624  (52.4%)
Median resident age:  40.1 years
Oklahoma median age:  36.2 years

Zip codes: 73933.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $36,934 (it was $30,071 in 2000)
Boise:

$36,934
OK:

$45,690

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $22,726 (it was $15,821 in 2000)

Boise City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $61,245 (it was $37,200 in 2000)
Boise:

$61,245
OK:

$116,500

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $89,746; Detached houses: $97,859; Townhouses or other attached units: $149,491; Mobile homes: $42,269

Median gross rent in 2013: $365.

  • Races in Boise, OK (2010)

    Boise races chart
    • 88269.7%White alone
    • 35828.3%Hispanic
    • 120.9%Two or more races
    • 100.8%American Indian alone
    • 20.2%Black alone
    • 10.08%Asian alone
    • 10.08%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Boise: 78.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: German (19.9%), Irish (17.3%), English (9.0%), Dutch (3.5%), Hungarian (2.2%), Scotch-Irish (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 4165 feet

Land area: 1.26 square miles.

Population density: 947 people per square mile   (low).

Boise,OK real estate house value index trend

Boise, Oklahoma map

For population 25 years and over in Boise:

  • High school or higher: 80.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 2.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 11.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Boise City city:

  • Never married: 22.1%
  • Now married: 50.6%
  • Separated: 3.8%
  • Widowed: 12.8%
  • Divorced: 10.8%

135 residents are foreign born (11.1% Latin America).

This city:

11.7%
Oklahoma:

5.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $337 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $256 (0.4%)

Boise satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Amarillo, TX (112.3 miles , pop. 173,627).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Colorado Springs, CO (193.1 miles , pop. 360,890).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (423.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Keyes, OK (3.9 miles ), Felt, OK (4.4 miles) , Campo, CO (5.1 miles) , Kenton, OK (5.3 miles) , Stratford, TX (6.1 miles ), Texline, TX (6.1 miles ), Elkhart, KS (6.2 miles ), West Texas, OK (6.2 miles ).

Latitude: 36.73 N, Longitude: 102.51 W

Area code: 580

Boise household income distribution Boise home values distribution

Crime rates in Boise by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0000000000100
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.078.10.00.0
Robberies 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 1332001504100
per 100,000 67.2199.9212.3144.00.00.077.9412.90.0331.478.10.00.0
Burglaries 021030673311115
per 100,000 0.0133.2707.7216.00.0449.8545.2247.7259.1911.478.178.2415.6
Thefts 326310106583024
per 100,000 201.7133.2424.6216.0733.1749.6467.3412.9690.8248.60.0156.5332.5
Auto thefts 1200021011001
per 100,000 67.2133.20.00.00.0149.977.90.086.482.90.00.083.1
Arson 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 27.165.7109.752.929.573.979.2117.253.0147.684.111.849.4

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

Crime rate in Boise detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

3.6%
Oklahoma:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -24 (-1.6%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (25%)
  • Construction (18%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (19%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Boise, Oklahoma

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Boise, Oklahoma average temperatures Boise, Oklahoma average precipitation Boise, Oklahoma humidity Boise, Oklahoma wind speed Boise, Oklahoma snowfall Boise, Oklahoma sunshine Boise, Oklahoma clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Boise-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Oklahoma state average. It is 34% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/18/1977, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.3 miles away from the Boise city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/19/1971, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 8.3 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Boise-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Oklahoma state average. It is 9% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 125.6 miles away from the city center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 102.2 miles away from Boise center
On 1/3/2007 at 14:34:38, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.4 MW, 4.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 133.9 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) earthquake occurred 274.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/5/2001 at 10:52:07, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 119.9 miles away from Boise center
On 3/22/2004 at 12:09:56, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 129.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cimarron County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 5, Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Boise topographic map

Birthplace of: Vera Miles - Actress.

Hospitals and medical centers in Boise:

  • CIMARRON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Government - Local, provides emergency services, 100 SOUTH ELLIS)
  • CIMARRON NURSING HOME (100 SOUTH ELLIS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Boise:

  • Amarillo College (about 113 miles; Amarillo, TX; Full-time enrollment: 6,622)
  • West Texas A & M University (about 126 miles; Canyon, TX; FT enrollment: 6,820)
  • Colorado State University-Pueblo (about 158 miles; Pueblo, CO; FT enrollment: 5,993)
  • Pueblo Community College (about 158 miles; Pueblo, CO; FT enrollment: 5,329)
  • New Mexico Highlands University (about 171 miles; Las Vegas, NM; FT enrollment: 2,931)
  • Wayland Baptist University (about 182 miles; Plainview, TX; FT enrollment: 5,526)
  • Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus (about 183 miles; Portales, NM; FT enrollment: 4,263)

Library in Boise:

  • BOISE CITY - SOUTAR MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $40,152; Location: 102 S. ELLIS; 9,172 books; 313 audio materials; 23 state licensed databases)
Cimarron County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 21.5%
(19.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 33.2% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Oklahoma:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  63.2%
Whole state:  66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  2.7%
Whole state:  5.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported
4 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
3 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
32 people in nursing homes in 2000
9 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Boise, Oklahoma environmental map by EPA

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Boise compared to Oklahoma state average:

  • Median house value below 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 above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.4
Oklahoma average:

11.2

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (74%)
  • Electricity (21%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Wood (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Boise City city (based on Cimarron County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,34314
Mainline Protestant7795
Catholic981
None255-
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: 1
Cimarron County:

3.80 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Cimarron County:

15.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Here:

11.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.9%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Cimarron County:

27.0%
Oklahoma:

29.2%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 2$2,566$15,3960$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 4$3,383
Sewerage 1$1,667$20,0040$0
Solid Waste Management 2$2,754$16,5240$0
Streets and Highways 3$2,663$10,6520$0
Police - Other 0$0 1$266
Police Protection - Officers 3$7,001$28,0040$0
Other Government Administration 3$7,804$31,2160$0
Totals for Government 14$24,456$20,9625$3,649

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

  • Construction - Sewerage: $206,000 ($173.25)
    Parks & Recreation: $66,000 ($55.51)
  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $260,000 ($218.67)
    Police Protection: $141,000 ($118.59)
    Parks & Recreation: $98,000 ($82.42)
    Solid Waste Management: $91,000 ($76.53)
    Water Utilities: $72,000 ($60.56)
    Regular Highways: $41,000 ($34.48)
    General - Other: $25,000 ($21.03)
    Sewerage: $24,000 ($20.19)
    Central Staff Services: $14,000 ($11.77)
    Fire Protection: $14,000 ($11.77)
    Air Transportation: $5,000 ($4.21)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,000 ($3.36)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $27,000 ($22.71)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $41,000 ($34.48)
    Financial Administration: $33,000 ($27.75)
    Fire Protection: $17,000 ($14.30)
    Parks & Recreation: $6,000 ($5.05)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($2.52)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $342,000 ($287.64)

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

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $3,000 ($2.52)
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $147,000 ($123.63)
    Sewerage: $62,000 ($52.14)
    Parks & Recreation: $53,000 ($44.58)
    All Other: $13,000 ($10.93)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $27,000 ($22.71)
    Interest Earnings: $14,000 ($11.77)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $232,000 ($195.12)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $79,000 ($66.44)
    All Other: $41,000 ($34.48)
    Highways: $14,000 ($11.77)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $344,000 ($289.32)
    Public Utilities: $28,000 ($23.55)
    NEC: $2,000 ($1.68)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $401,000 ($337.26)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $158,000 ($132.88)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $531,000 ($446.59)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $28,000 ($23.55)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,000 ($0.84)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $403,000 ($338.94)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $39,000 ($32.80)

7.56% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,097 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.56%
Oklahoma average:

7.34%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.


7.56% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,014 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.56%
Oklahoma average:

7.24%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Strongest AM radio stations in Boise:

  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KGNC (710 AM; 10 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KLMR (920 AM; 5 kW; LAMAR, CO; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Boise:

  • K55BV (Channel 55; BOISE CITY, OK; Owner: OKLAHOMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Boise)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

35 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Boise, OK)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Kerrick, 19 Mi Se Of (Lat: 36.574444 Lon: -102.224611), Type: Tower, Structure height: 92 m, Overall height: 93 m, Call Sign: KKY91
    Assigned Frequencies: 6845.00 MHz, 6825.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/05/2010, Expiration Date: 05/31/2020
    Registrant: Colorado Interstate Gas, Colorado Springs, CO 80944, Phone: (719) 520-4700, Fax: (719) 520-4318, Email:
  • BOISE CITY, Logan Ave (Lat: 36.730278 Lon: -102.511833), Overall height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: KLP81, Licensee ID: L00006748
    Assigned Frequencies: 6108.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/14/1994, Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 10/17/1996
    Registrant: Panhandle Telephone Cooperative Inc, 603 S Main, Guymon, OK 73942

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • Approx. 0.5 Mi (0.8 Km) North Of Us Hwy 287 On Logan Avenue (Lat: 36.730278 Lon: -102.511833), Type: Tower, Structure height: 51.2 m, Call Sign: KNKO883
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.840 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/20/2008, Expiration Date: 07/01/2018
    Registrant: Bennet & Bennet, Pllc, 4350 East West Highway, Suite 201, Bethesda, MD 20814, Phone: (202) 371-1500, Fax: (202) 371-1558, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

3
  • Boise City Airport (Lat: 36.755306 Lon: -102.534917), Type: Tower, Call Sign: WRLB2388, Licensee ID: L00002891
    Assigned Frequencies: 0.21251 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/10/2004, Expiration Date: 02/10/2009, Cancellation Date: 06/06/2009
    Registrant: City Of Boise City, City Hall, Boise City, OK 73933, Phone: (580) 544-2271, Fax: (580) 544-3135
  • 23 North Logan (Lat: 36.774278 Lon: -102.510417), Type: Mast, Structure height: 3.7 m, Overall height: 5.2 m, Call Sign: WPYY726
    Assigned Frequencies: 136.450 MHz, 136.475 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/03/2003, Expiration Date: 05/31/2004, Cancellation Date: 08/01/2004, Certifier: Arthur J Ercolani
    Registrant: Honeywell International Inc., 23500 W. 105th Street, Olathe, KS 66061, Phone: (913) 712-2759, Email:
  • 23 North Logan (Lat: 36.774278 Lon: -102.510417), Type: Mast, Structure height: 3.7 m, Overall height: 5.2 m, Call Sign: WPZY998
    Assigned Frequencies: 136.450 MHz, 136.475 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/13/2009, Expiration Date: 12/31/2011, Cancellation Date: 02/23/2010, Certifier: Arthur J Ercolani
    Registrant: Honeywell International, Inc., 23500 W. 105th Street, Olathe, KS 66061, Phone: (913) 712-2352, Fax: (913) 712-2951, Email:


FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Boise)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

17 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

Boise on our top lists:

  • #68 on the list of "Top 100 cities with declining populations from 2000 to 2008"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Bush (Republican) in the 2004 Presidential Election"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
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