Byron, Oklahoma

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Population in 2017: 38 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -15.6%
Males: 20  (52.8%)
Females: 18  (47.2%)
Median resident age:

46.5 years
Oklahoma median age:

36.6 years

Zip code: 73722

Estimated median household income in 2017: $50,950 (it was $34,000 in 2000)
Byron:

$50,950
OK:

$50,051

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $66,795 (it was $44,525 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $43,229 (it was $21,300 in 2000)
Byron:

$43,229
OK:

$137,400
March 2019 cost of living index in Byron: 76.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 5.6%
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  • Races in Byron, OK (2010)
    • 3291.4%White alone
    • 38.6%Hispanic
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Ancestries: German (34.8%), English (17.4%), European (8.7%), Irish (4.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1190 feet

Land area: 0.24 square miles.

Population density: 157 people per square mile   (very low).

Byron, Oklahoma map
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Byron town:

0.9% ($199)
Oklahoma:

0.8% ($523)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (75.8 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (296.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Amorita, OK (1.2 miles),
North Alfalfa, OK (2.0 miles ),
Burlington, OK (2.7 miles),
Waldron, KS (3.1 miles),
Cherokee, OK (3.3 miles ),
Nescatunga, OK (3.6 miles),
Kiowa, KS (3.6 miles ),
Hazelton, KS (3.8 miles)

Latitude: 36.90 N, Longitude: 98.30 W

Area code: 580

Distribution of median household income in Byron, OK in 2017
Distribution of house value in Byron, OK in 2017

Byron satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.0%
Oklahoma:

3.2%

Average climate in Byron, Oklahoma

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Byron-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Oklahoma state average. It is 108% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/17/1976, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.4 miles away from the Byron town center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 3/16/1965, a category F4 tornado 23.5 miles away from the town center injured 7 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Byron-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Oklahoma state average. It is 65% 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 22.0 miles away from the city center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 135.9 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 302.2 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 186.9 miles away from Byron 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 146.8 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 152.3 miles away from Byron center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Alfalfa County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Winter Storms: 10, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 7, Winds: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Byron topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Byron:

  • THE CARING COMPANY (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; CHEROKEE, OK)
  • ALFALFA COUNTY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 11 miles away; CHEROKEE, OK)
  • CHEROKEE MANOR (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; CHEROKEE, OK)
  • FRIENDSHIP MANOR OF KIOWA (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; KIOWA, KS)
  • KIOWA HOSPITAL DISTRICT MANOR (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; KIOWA, KS)
  • KIOWA DISTRICT HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 14 miles away; KIOWA, KS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Byron:

  • Northern Oklahoma College (about 58 miles; Tonkawa, OK; Full-time enrollment: 3,414)
  • Cowley County Community College (about 71 miles; Arkansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 3,173)
  • Wichita Technical Institute (about 73 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,015)
  • Newman University (about 74 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,066)
  • Friends University (about 75 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,024)
  • Wichita State University (about 79 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 11,743)
  • Hutchinson Community College (about 84 miles; Hutchinson, KS; FT enrollment: 4,174)

Points of interest:

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

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

1.9 people
Oklahoma:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

72.2%
Whole state:

66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

5.6%
Whole state:

5.9%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Byron:

Marital status in Byron, OK
  • Never married: 12.6%
  • Now married: 87.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

For population 25 years and over in Byron:

  • High school or higher: 89.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.3
Oklahoma average:

11.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Byron, OK (based on Alfalfa County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,12811
Evangelical Protestant1,62117
Catholic2722
None1,621-
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: 2
Alfalfa County:

3.56 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

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

7.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.34 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

6.89 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Alfalfa County:

11.2%
State:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Alfalfa County:

29.6%
Oklahoma:

29.2%
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
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$89
Totals for Government 0$0 5$89

Byron government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,000 ($52.63)
  • Current Operations - Local Fire Protection: $22,000 ($578.95)
    Financial Administration: $17,000 ($447.37)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $32,000 ($842.11)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,000 ($131.58)

Byron government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $1,000 ($26.32)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $28,000 ($736.84)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($78.95)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,000 ($52.63)
    Highways: $1,000 ($26.32)
  • Tax - Public Utilities Sales: $7,000 ($184.21)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,000 ($105.26)

Byron government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $132,000 ($3473.68)

Strongest AM radio stations in Byron:

  • KCRC (1390 AM; 10 kW; ENID, OK; Owner: CHISHOLM TRAIL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KFTI (1070 AM; 10 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KWLS (1290 AM; 5 kW; PRATT, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KALV (1430 AM; 1 kW; ALVA, OK; Owner: MM&K OF ALVA, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KMUS (1380 AM; 20 kW; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KGWA (960 AM; 1 kW; ENID, OK; Owner: WILLIAMS CAPITOL CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Byron:

  • KQBL (96.9 FM; ENID, OK; Owner: CHAMPLIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KNID (99.7 FM; ALVA, OK; Owner: CHRISHOLM TRAIL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KREJ (101.7 FM; MEDICINE LODGE, KS; Owner: FLORIDA PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Byron:

  • K56FK (Channel 56; ALVA - CHEROKEE, OK; Owner: SHAFER TRANSLATOR, INC.)
  • K58EM (Channel 58; ALVA - CHEROKEE, OK; Owner: SHAFER TRANSLATOR, INC.)
  • K60ER (Channel 60; CHEROKEE & ALVA, OK; Owner: SHAFER TRANSLATOR, INC.)
  • K62EH (Channel 62; CHEROKEE & ALVA, OK; Owner: SHAFER TRANSLATOR, INC.)
  • K64EA (Channel 64; CHEROKEE & ALVA, OK; Owner: SHAFER TRANSLATOR, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 79ft / 24.3mTotal length
  • $4,741,000Total costs
  • 5,500Total average daily traffic
  • 820Total average daily truck traffic
  • 8,760Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 1.6 Km Southwest Of (Lat: 36.892306 Lon: -98.308278), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 95.7 m, Call Sign: KNKN703
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, Grant Date: 08/31/2010, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020Registrant: Lukas, Lafuria, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 1200, Tysons, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8665, Fax: (703) 584-8696, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • Curtis Branch, Byron, Ok (Lat: 36.892306 Lon: -98.308278), Type: 91.4, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: Pioneer Telephone Cooperative, Inc, Dnbrown@ptci.Com, , Kingf-isher, Phone: (405) 375-4111
  • Neal Brown, Byron, Ok (Lat: 36.892306 Lon: -98.308278), Type: 91.4, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: Pioneer Telephone Cooperative, Inc, Dnbrown@ptci.Com, , Kingf-isher, Phone: (405) 375-4111
  • Neal Brown, Byron, Ok (Lat: 36.892306 Lon: -98.308278), Type: 95.7, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: Pioneer Telephone Cooperative, Inc, Dnbrown@ptci.Com, , Kingf-isher, Phone: (405) 375-4111
  • Neal Brown, Byron, Ok (Lat: 36.892306 Lon: -98.308278), Type: 95.7, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: Pioneer Telephone Cooperative, Inc, Dnbrown@ptci.Com, , Kingf-isher, Phone: (405) 375-4111
  • 8.25 Mi E (Lat: 36.898889 Lon: -98.139167), Type: 89.9, Overall height: 88.3 m, Registrant: Western Farmers Electric Cooperative, 429 Anada-rko, Phone: (405) 247-4296

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • STATION, 8.3 Mi E Of (Lat: 36.898889 Lon: -98.139222), Overall height: 89.9 m, Call Sign: WNEJ719,
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.487 MHz, 928.487 MHz, Grant Date: 05/08/2010, Expiration Date: 07/05/2020, Registrant: Western Farmers Electric Cooperative, 701 Ne 7th Street, Anadarko, OK 73004, Phone: (405) 247-3351, Email:
  • BYRON, 8.25 Mi E (Lat: 36.898889 Lon: -98.139167), Type: Tower, Structure height: 88.3 m, Overall height: 89.9 m, Call Sign: WNEJ766,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6670.00 MHz, 6689.37 MHz, 6681.25 MHz, Grant Date: 07/14/2010, Expiration Date: 07/05/2020, Registrant: Western Farmers Electric Cooperative, 701 Ne 7th Street, Anadarko, OK 73005, Phone: (405) 247-4296, Email:
  • BYRON, 8.25 Mi E (Lat: 36.898889 Lon: -98.139167), Type: Tower, Structure height: 88.3 m, Overall height: 89.9 m, Call Sign: WPTG284, Licensee ID: L00002501,
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.837 MHz, 928.837 MHz, Grant Date: 08/03/2011, Expiration Date: 09/26/2021, Certifier: Hermie Mayer, Registrant: Western Farmers Electric Cooperative, 701 Ne 7th Street, Anadarko, OK 73005, Phone: (405) 247-4553, Fax: (405) 247-4366, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KA5KNC, Grant Date: 12/21/1993, Expiration Date: 12/21/2003, Cancellation Date: 12/22/2005, Registrant: Ila M Strickland, Rt 1 Box 99, Byron, OK 73723

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Byron, OK
  • 76.5%Electricity
  • 17.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.9%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Byron, OK
  • 100.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Byron 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.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
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