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Population in 2012: 1,187 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +5.4%
 

Males: 1,039  (87.6%)
Females: 148  (12.4%)

Median resident age:  40.2 years
Oklahoma median age:  37.0 years

Zip codes: 74829.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $18,861 (it was $16,042 in 2000)
Boley:

$18,861
OK:

$44,312
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $4,562

Boley town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $58,491 (it was $31,400 in 2000)
Boley:

$58,491
OK:

$114,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $65,230; Detached houses: $73,934; Mobile homes: $24,385

Median gross rent in 2012: $413.

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  • White alone - 518 (43.8%)
  • Black alone - 463 (39.1%)
  • Hispanic - 71 (6.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 70 (5.9%)
  • Two or more races - 60 (5.1%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.08%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.08%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Boley: 78.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (11.2%), German (10.4%), English (4.4%), Scottish (3.2%), French (2.4%), United States (2.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1905

Elevation: 890 feet

Land area: 1.64 square miles.

Population density: 722 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Boley:

  • High school or higher: 73.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.2%
  • Unemployed: 10.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Boley town:

  • Never married: 44.9%
  • Now married: 23.3%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 3.6%
  • Divorced: 25.0%

41 residents are foreign born

This town:  3.6%
Oklahoma:  5.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $386 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $336 (0.6%)

Boley satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Midwest City, OK (50.9 miles , pop. 54,088).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tulsa, OK (53.7 miles , pop. 393,049).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (187.1 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Paden, OK (2.2 miles ), Castle, OK (2.4 miles) , IXL, OK (2.4 miles) , Cromwell, OK (3.2 miles ), Bearden, OK (3.3 miles) , Okemah, OK (3.3 miles ), Prague, OK (3.4 miles ), Clearview, OK (4.2 miles) .

Latitude: 35.49 N, Longitude: 96.48 W

Area code: 918

Boley household income distribution Boley home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Boley by Year
Type 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 00000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 01100000
per 100,000 0.089.992.10.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 00000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 20100621
per 100,000 180.00.092.10.00.0546.9167.183.8
Burglaries 63630136
per 100,000 540.1269.8552.5276.00.091.2250.6502.5
Thefts 81301316
per 100,000 720.189.9276.20.092.3273.583.5502.5
Auto thefts 223001000
per 100,000 180.02068.30.00.092.30.00.00.0
Arson 00200000
per 100,000 0.00.0184.20.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 286.3) 121.8270.5147.620.111.5131.956.575.0

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.84
Oklahoma average:

2.08

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.0%
Oklahoma:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +222 (+24.6%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (21%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (20%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (16%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (41%)
  • Accommodation and food services (27%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Information (3%)
  • Educational services (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (12%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (10%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (10%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (10%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (15%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (13%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (10%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (10%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

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Tornado activity:

Boley-area historical tornado activity is above Oklahoma state average. It is 367% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/5/1970, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.6 miles away from the Boley town center killed 4 people and injured 84 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/5/1960, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 29.2 miles away from the town center killed 5 people and injured 81 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Boley-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Oklahoma state average. It is 78% 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 57.7 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 80.3 miles away from Boley center
On 11/15/1990 at 11:44:41, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 LG, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 80.6 miles away from the city center
On 12/17/1992 at 07:18:04, a magnitude 3.6 (3.5 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 80.9 miles away from the city center
On 5/27/2007 at 21:03:22, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 37.2 miles away from Boley center
On 6/8/2004 at 00:15:09, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 97.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Okfuskee County (28) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 21
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 15, Floods: 12, Winter Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 8, Fires: 2, Snow: 1, Wind: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Boley topographic map

Birthplace of: William Watson (track and field athlete) - Track and field athlete, Pumpsie Green - Baseball player, Claude Jones - Trombonist.


Hospital/medical center in Boley:

  • BOLEY INTERMEDIATE CARE FACILITY (Nursing Home, HIGHWAT 62 BOX 1)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Boley:

  • CREEK NATION COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Tribal, provides emergency services, about 11 miles away; OKEMAH, OK)
  • OKEMAH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; OKEMAH, OK)
  • PARKLAND MANOR LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; PRAGUE, OK)

Political contributions by individuals in Boley, OK

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Boley:

  • Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology-Okmulgee (about 32 miles; Okmulgee, OK; Full-time enrollment: 2,341)
  • Oral Roberts University (about 49 miles; Tulsa, OK; FT enrollment: 2,705)
  • East Central University (about 51 miles; Ada, OK; FT enrollment: 3,253)
  • Rose State College (about 53 miles; Midwest City, OK; FT enrollment: 3,197)
  • Tulsa Community College (about 54 miles; Tulsa, OK; FT enrollment: 8,387)
  • Langston University (about 54 miles; Langston, OK; FT enrollment: 2,220)
  • University of Tulsa (about 55 miles; Tulsa, OK; FT enrollment: 3,764)

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Notable locations in Boley: J. H. Lilly Correctional Center (A), Boley Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Boley: Boley Historic District (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Okfuskee County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2006 was 10.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.9
U.S.:

12.4

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

JH LILLY CORR CENTER (Population served: 350, Purch_groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 39.7%
(44.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 42.9% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 6.9% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.2 people
Oklahoma:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  59.8%
Whole state:  66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  3.7%
Whole state:  5.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Boley, OK

People in group quarters in Boley in 2010:

  • 831 people in state prisons
  • 68 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 41 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 5 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Boley in 2000:

  • 675 people in state prisons
  • 115 people in other group homes
  • 17 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Boley compared to Oklahoma state average:

Boley, Oklahoma environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Boley travel time to work - commute


Boley mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (55%)
  • Electricity (41%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Boley town (based on Okfuskee County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 52.71%
Here52.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristNational Association of Free Will BaptistsMennonite; Other Groups
Adherents64.0%11.2%5.7%5.6%3.2%
Congregations26.3%15.8%10.5%7.9%7.9%
NameAssemblies of GodChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)American Baptist AssociationInternational Pentecostal Holiness ChurchOther
Adherents2.7%2.0%1.8%1.8%2.1%
Congregations7.9%2.6%5.3%5.3%10.5%
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: 3
Okfuskee County:

2.68 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Okfuskee County:

4.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Here:

5.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

13.2%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Okfuskee County:

30.3%
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$150
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$450
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$100
Police Protection - Officers 1$1,800$21,6000$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$500
Totals for Government 1$1,800$21,6004$1,200

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

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $76,000 ($64.03)
    Regular Highways: $35,000 ($29.49)
    Solid Waste Management: $12,000 ($10.11)
    Police Protection: $3,000 ($2.53)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $15,000 ($12.64)
    Police Protection: $4,000 ($3.37)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $34,000 ($28.64)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $11,000 ($9.27)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $4,000 ($3.37)
    Rents: $2,000 ($1.68)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($0.84)
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $61,000 ($51.39)
    Highways: $10,000 ($8.42)
    General Support: $9,000 ($7.58)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $29,000 ($24.43)
    Public Utilities: $21,000 ($17.69)
    NEC: $1,000 ($0.84)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $35,000 ($29.49)

7.82% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($22,821 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.82%
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 Okmulgee County, OK  1.37% ($27,205 average AGI)
from Creek County, OK  0.53% ($20,176)
from Hughes County, OK  0.50% ($20,813)


8.39% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($22,268 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.39%
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 Okmulgee County, OK  1.48% ($21,833 average AGI)
to Oklahoma County, OK  0.71% ($20,391)
to Seminole County, OK  0.71% ($25,174)

Strongest AM radio stations in Boley:

  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • KUSH (1600 AM; 1 kW; CUSHING, OK; Owner: CIMARRON VALLEY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WWLS (640 AM; 5 kW; MOORE, OK; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KAKC (1300 AM; 5 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKY (930 AM; 5 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTOK (1000 AM; 5 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KWSH (1260 AM; 1 kW; WEWOKA, OK; Owner: ONE TEN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Boley:

  • KQCV-FM (95.1 FM; SHAWNEE, OK; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KXBL (99.5 FM; HENRYETTA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KTSO (94.1 FM; OKMULGEE, OK; Owner: SHAMROCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KIRC (105.9 FM; SEMINOLE, OK; Owner: ONE TEN BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • KREK (104.9 FM; BRISTOW, OK; Owner: BIG CHIEF B/CSTING CO OF BRISTOW INC)
  • KSLE (104.7 FM; WEWOKA, OK; Owner: ONE TEN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Boley:

  • KWTV (Channel 9; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: GRIFFIN ENTITIES, L.L.C.)
  • KTPX (Channel 44; OKMULGEE, OK; Owner: PAXSON TULSA LICENSE, INC.)
  • KTUL (Channel 8; TULSA, OK; Owner: KTUL, LLC)
  • KOTV (Channel 6; TULSA, OK; Owner: GRIFFIN LICENSING, L.L.C.)


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • LEE LAMPE, 2 Mi Sw (Lat: 35.477778 Lon: -96.510833), Type: 75.8, Overall height: 70.1 m
    Registrant: 4056775382, Www.Lmatula.Com
  • Kevin Hippner, 1210 W. Grant Ave (Lat: 35.492778 Lon: -96.497778), Type: 59.4, Overall height: 54.9 m
    Registrant: 2028625989, Peter.Connolly@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVE., NW, SUITE 1
  • 2 Mi Sw (Lat: 35.477778 Lon: -96.510833), Type: 75.8, Overall height: 70.1 m
    Registrant: 4056775382, Www.Lmatula.Com

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 3rd & Pecan (Lat: 35.491194 Lon: -96.484167), Call Sign: KNJE342, Licensee ID: L00833322
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.950 MHz, 155.565 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/20/2004, Expiration Date: 05/18/2014
    Registrant: City Of Boley, City Hall, Boley, OK 74829, Phone: (918) 667-3444
  • Lat: 35.488389 Lon: -96.483333, Call Sign: WPXU997
    Assigned Frequencies: 157.560 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/16/2003, Expiration Date: 06/16/2013, Certifier: Steve Hinkle
    Registrant: Rsi, Inc, Seminole, OK 74818, Phone: (405) 382-0741, Fax: (405) 382-0775, Email:



Most common first names in Boley, OK among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1172.6 years
Robert1180.2 years
George1086.6 years
John875.6 years
Mary885.3 years
Willie880.4 years
Henry770.3 years
Frank774.7 years
William782.5 years
Annie689.7 years
Most common last names in Boley, OK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams1472.3 years
Jones1378.3 years
Johnson1376.4 years
Thompson1066.7 years
Tomlin975.6 years
Mccormick974.6 years
Walker879.1 years
Green880.8 years
Smith865.7 years
Brown776.3 years

Boley on our top lists:

  • #21 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of males"
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Top Patent Applicants
  • Maurice W. Lee, Jr. (1)
  • Betty Lee (1)

Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.

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