Byng, Oklahoma

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Population in 2014: 1,191 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +9.3%
 
Males: 548  (46.1%)
Females: 643  (53.9%)
Median resident age:  37.9 years
Oklahoma median age:  36.4 years

Zip codes: 74820.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $57,838 (it was $33,229 in 2000)
Byng:

$57,838
OK:

$49,176

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $24,514 (it was $15,028 in 2000)

Byng town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $118,359 (it was $64,400 in 2000)
Byng:

$118,359
OK:

$132,200

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $200,259; Detached houses: $218,312; Mobile homes: $51,676

Median gross rent in 2016: $595.

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  • Races in Byng, OK (2010)

    Byng races chart
    • 74863.7%White alone
    • 26922.9%American Indian alone
    • 726.1%Two or more races
    • 564.8%Hispanic
    • 252.1%Black alone
    • 40.3%Asian alone
    • 10.09%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Byng: 79.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (13.9%), American (11.0%), English (8.5%), German (5.5%), Italian (1.4%), Welsh (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 970 feet

Land area: 6.52 square miles.

Population density: 183 people per square mile   (very low).

Byng,OK real estate house value index trend

Byng, Oklahoma map

For population 25 years and over in Byng:

  • High school or higher: 90.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.1%
  • Unemployed: 6.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Byng town:

  • Never married: 25.8%
  • Now married: 58.1%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 10.6%

32 residents are foreign born (2.4% Latin America, 0.3% Asia).

This town:

2.6%
Oklahoma:

5.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $729 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $331 (0.3%)

Byng satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Norman, OK (49.2 miles , pop. 95,694).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (65.1 miles , pop. 506,132).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (142.9 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Francis, OK (2.1 miles ), Northeast Pontotoc, OK (2.6 miles ), Ada, OK (2.6 miles ), Konawa, OK (2.9 miles ), Northwest Pontotoc, OK (3.0 miles ), Sasakwa, OK (3.2 miles) , Allen, OK (3.8 miles ), Fitzhugh, OK (3.9 miles ).

Latitude: 34.86 N, Longitude: 96.67 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 580

Byng household income distribution Byng home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.8%
Oklahoma:

4.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +52 (+5.0%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (14%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Utilities (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (27%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Byng, Oklahoma

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Byng-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Oklahoma state average. It is 198% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/4/1960, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.6 miles away from the Byng town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/5/1960, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 32.4 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:

Byng-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Oklahoma state average. It is 75% 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 19.3 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 267.1 miles away from Byng 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 53.0 miles away from the city 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 99.4 miles away from the city 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 52.8 miles away from Byng center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 253.6 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 Pontotoc County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 7, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Byng topographic map

Birthplace of: Don Kaiser - Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers near Byng:

  • ADA CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; ADA, OK)
  • ADA HOME HEALTH CARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; ADA, OK)
  • MCCORTNEY FAMILY HOSPICE, INC (Hospital, about 6 miles away; ADA, OK)
  • JAN FRANCES CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; ADA, OK)
  • BALLARD NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; ADA, OK)
  • COMPANIONS IN CARING HOSPICE (Hospital, about 6 miles away; ADA, OK)
  • ROLLING HILLS HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 6 miles away; ADA, OK)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Byng:

  • East Central University (about 7 miles; Ada, OK; Full-time enrollment: 4,030)
  • University of Oklahoma-Norman Campus (about 51 miles; Norman, OK; FT enrollment: 22,496)
  • Rose State College (about 59 miles; Midwest City, OK; FT enrollment: 4,896)
  • Mid-America Christian University (about 62 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; FT enrollment: 2,869)
  • Southeastern Oklahoma State University (about 62 miles; Durant, OK; FT enrollment: 3,365)
  • Oklahoma City Community College (about 63 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; FT enrollment: 8,904)
  • University of Oklahoma-Health Sciences Center (about 64 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; FT enrollment: 2,507)

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Notable location: Byng Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: New Bethel Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Pontotoc 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 2004 was 46.8. This is significantly better than average.

City:

46.8
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 10.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.8
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 8.6%
(4.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.2% for Black residents, 28.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 12.0% for American Indian residents, 12.2% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.7 people
Oklahoma:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  75.0%
Whole state:  66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.1%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
Oklahoma average:

11.1

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Byng town (based on Pontotoc County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant16,50485
Mainline Protestant3,07611
Other8904
Black Protestant6132
Catholic5741
None15,835-
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: 4
Pontotoc County:

1.10 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

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

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Pontotoc County:

4.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 26
Here:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.2%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Pontotoc County:

31.2%
Oklahoma:

29.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.0%
Oklahoma:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Byng:

43.6%
Oklahoma:

44.2%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.3
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

24.7%
Oklahoma:

21.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Byng:

10.0%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
Oklahoma:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

36.2%
State:

33.8%

General health condition:
Byng:

53.3%
State:

54.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.2%
Oklahoma:

78.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Byng, OK Residents
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 1$3,543$42,5161$1,276
Totals for Government 1$3,543$42,5161$1,276

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

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $2,399,000 ($2014.27)
    Financial Administration: $54,000 ($45.34)
    Fire Protection: $4,000 ($3.36)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($0.84)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,000 ($4.20)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $323,000 ($271.20)

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

  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $8,000 ($6.72)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $17,000 ($14.27)
    General Revenue, NEC: $7,000 ($5.88)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $2,462,000 ($2067.17)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $5,000 ($4.20)
    General Support: $4,000 ($3.36)
    Highways: $2,000 ($1.68)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $29,000 ($24.35)
    Public Utilities: $12,000 ($10.08)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $67,000 ($56.26)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $40,000 ($33.59)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $27,000 ($22.67)

6.55% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,552 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.55%
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 Seminole County, OK  0.52% ($25,227 average AGI)
from Garvin County, OK  0.47% ($24,271)
from Oklahoma County, OK  0.34% ($29,977)


6.74% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,233 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.74%
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 Oklahoma County, OK  0.71% ($25,867 average AGI)
to Cleveland County, OK  0.59% ($31,187)
to Garvin County, OK  0.43% ($23,148)

Strongest AM radio stations in Byng:

  • KADA (1230 AM; 1 kW; ADA, OK; Owner: THE CHICKASAW NATION)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KEOR (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ATOKA, OK; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • WWLS (640 AM; 5 kW; MOORE, OK; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Byng:

  • KYKC (100.1 FM; BYNG, OK; Owner: CENTRAL OKLAHOMA COMMUNICATIONS CO.)
  • KTGS (89.9 FM; ADA, OK; Owner: S CENTRAL OK CHRISTIAN BROADC/G INC)
  • K204BX (88.7 FM; ADA, OK; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • K209AZ (89.7 FM; ADA, OK; Owner: CREATIVE EDUCATIONAL MEDIA CORP. INC)
  • KQCV-FM (95.1 FM; SHAWNEE, OK; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KADA-FM (99.3 FM; ADA, OK; Owner: THE CHICKASAW NATION)
  • KSLE (104.7 FM; WEWOKA, OK; Owner: ONE TEN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • KIXO (106.1 FM; SULPHUR, OK; Owner: DFWU, INC.)
  • KAZC (88.3 FM; TISHOMINGO, OK; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL OKLAHOMA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTLS-FM (106.5 FM; HOLDENVILLE, OK; Owner: WOODSTONE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KADB-LP (96.7 FM; ADA, OK; Owner: PONTOTOC EDUCATIONAL RADIO, INC.)
  • K220IH (91.9 FM; ADA, OK; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Byng:

  • K35CU (Channel 35; ADA, OK; Owner: LOCKE SUPPLY CO.)
  • KWTV (Channel 9; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: GRIFFIN ENTITIES, L.L.C.)
  • KTEN (Channel 10; ADA, OK; Owner: CHANNEL 49 ACQUISITION CORPORATION)

Byng fatal accident list:

Apr 18, 2004 01:15 AM, Redwood, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Nov 28, 2003 10:50 AM, Us-377, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

7
  • Curtis Branch, 208 S. Main (Lat: 34.867194 Lon: -96.667611), Type: 44.2, Structure height: 40123 m, Overall height: 42.7 m, Registrant: 9189494551, Curtis.Branch@branchcomm.Net, 1516 S. BOSTON AVE, STE 115
  • Curtis Branch, 208 S. Main (Lat: 34.867194 Lon: -96.667611), Type: 44.2, Structure height: 40123 m, Overall height: 42.7 m, Registrant: 9189494551, Curtis.Branch@branchcomm.Net, 1516 S. BOSTON AVE, STE 115
  • Stephanie R Wilson, 208 S. Main (Lat: 34.867194 Lon: -96.667611), Type: 44.2, Structure height: 40123 m, Overall height: 42.7 m, Registrant: 9189494551, Stephanie.Wilson@branchcomm.Net, 1516 S BOSTON AVE, STE 215
  • Stephanie R Wilson, Just South Of Byng, Just E Of S Main Street (Lat: 34.867194 Lon: -96.668056), Type: 60.6, Structure height: 40123 m, Overall height: 57.9 m, Registrant: 9189494551, Stephanie.Wilson@branchcomm.Net, 1516 S BOSTON AVE, STE 215
  • Stephanie R Wilson, Just South Of Byng, Just E Of S Main Street (Lat: 34.867194 Lon: -96.668056), Type: 44.8, Structure height: 40123 m, Overall height: 44.1 m, Registrant: 9189494551, Stephanie.Wilson@branchcomm.Net, 1516 S BOSTON AVE, STE 215
  • Jessica Norrid, Just South Of Byng, Just E Of S Main Street (Lat: 34.867194 Lon: -96.668056), Type: 44.8, Structure height: 40123 m, Overall height: 44.1 m, Registrant: 9189494551, Stephanie.Wilson@branchcomm.Net, 1516 S BOSTON AVE, STE 215
  • Jessica Norrid, 208 S. Main (Lat: 34.867194 Lon: -96.667611), Type: 44.2, Structure height: 40123 m, Overall height: 42.7 m, Registrant: 9189494551, Stephanie.Wilson@branchcomm.Net, 1516 S BOSTON AVE, STE 215

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Francis Road & Byng St (Lat: 34.867028 Lon: -96.665556), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 6.7 m, Call Sign: WQSY836
    Assigned Frequencies: 2.80240 MHz, 2.80540 MHz, 5.13640 MHz, 5.14140 MHz, 7.47840 MHz, 7.48140 MHz, 7.80640 MHzGrant Date: 12/11/2013, Expiration Date: 12/11/2023, Certifier: Putnam ReiterRegistrant: New Wave Licensing Services Inc., 517 Sachs Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-0910, Fax: (717) 334-4739, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • ACP337, Lat: 34.859944 Lon: -96.672222, Type: Upole, Structure height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: WQLG431
    Assigned Frequencies: 3653.50 MHzGrant Date: 01/13/2010, Expiration Date: 01/31/2019, Certifier: John P GrunstedRegistrant: Og&e, Oklahoma City, OK 73101, Phone: (405) 553-2417, Email:
  • Byng OK, Just East Of South Main Street, Just South Of (Lat: 34.867194 Lon: -96.668056), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 44.1 m, Overall height: 44.8 m, Call Sign: WQSY549
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHz, 6034.15 MHzGrant Date: 12/10/2013, Expiration Date: 12/10/2023, Certifier: Richard A RuhlRegistrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 1200, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8665, Fax: (703) 584-8696, Email:

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 5

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (53%)
  • Utility gas (34%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (13%)

Byng compared to Oklahoma state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • House age below state average.
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